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 J  * ���������  .  ''���������I, & >'''.,.  ��������� i\ \  ��������� '< 1  Kettle VaSIey  Orchardist  FOURTEENTH YEAR���������No. 9  GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 1915  $1.00 PER YEAR  MEETING OF THE  Wm  Frakes were named  as  deputies.  The text of the agreement between the city and the contractors  for making the Winnipeg avenue  fill was approved.  The New Hospital Is Given a  Small Grant���������Returning  Officer Appointed    .  At the regular meeting of the city  couneil Monday evening Mayor Gaw  and Aid. Bickerton, Bonthron, Donaldson, Henniger, and Manly were  present. ��������� The minuces "of the last  regular meeting, and those of the  special meetings held on the 18th.  21st and 24th for the consideration  the Winnipeg avenue fill, were read  and approved.  Dr.-   Kingston   was    present- and  addressed the council.    He  complir  mented the. board on the good work  it-had accomplished during the past  year.    In view of the fact that he  had this year paid $168.40 taxes on  his  unfinished   new   hospital,    he  asked the city for a smajl donation  ���������$200���������to complete  the building.  As  the hospital  is  more or less an  institution of a  public nature, and  having received no benefits from the  taxes paid,  he thought the request  was a modest one.    The mayor and  aldermen  expressed  themselves  as  taking Mr. Kingston's view  of this  matter,   and ��������� they  were all in fav^r  of at least rebating the taxes   paid.  In   order   not to complicate keep-  keeping, however, it was decided to  make a straight  donation!    During  the   discussion  on-the  subject the  fact was established that  the' assessor had acted within the  law   when  he assessed and taxed the property,  although buildings   when   used   as  hospitals are not taxable.    On   mo  tion, a grant of $168 40  was voted  the new hospital, and on  motion of  Aid. Henniger  and   Bickerton, an  additional   donation of $32.60 was  granted the  institution,   making   a  total of $200.  ��������� The secretary of the board of  school trastees reported that there  would be three vacancies on the  board to fill at the forthcoming election.  A letter from Registrar J. H.  Dunbar, of Kamloops, approved  the description given by the clerk  of the property acquired by the city  for the Winnipeg avenue fill.  The chairman of the board of  works reported that the work of  graveling the street to the Great  Northern station was the only public work now in progress. He . had  interviewed the C.P.R. roadmaster  in reference to moving the Winnipeg avenue crossing 65 feet farther  east. That official had thought  that there would be no trouble in obtaining the necessary permission  from the railway company.  Aid. Henniger, chairman of the  health and relief committee, reported a couple of cases of destitution. He had refusbed to furnish  wood to an able-bodied man, and  in this attitude he was supported  by the council. A general discussion of relief work occupied the attention of the members of the board  for a considerable lengt.'" of time.  John   A. Huttop  was appointed  returning officer for the forthcoming  A very enjoyable and successful  smoker "was tendered the Sharpshooters in the Davis hall on Satur  day evening, December 19, by the  Overseas club. There was a large  attendance of local volunteers and  members of the club, and a lengthy  program, consisting principally of  patriotic musical numbers, was  rendered. E. Spraggett occupied  the chair during the evening.  The program was started by J. D.  Campbell, who gave a brief but  comprehensive history of the causes  that led up to the present European  war. He was followed in rapidly  succession by a long array of vocal:  ists, who kept the audience in excellent spirits with humorous, sentimental and patriotic songs until  nearly midnight. The artists who  captivated the audience to the highest pitch���������judging from the numerous   encores   tendered  them���������were  Messrs. D. Carter, Cadoo and Tas  ket.s W. J. Cook also distinguished  himself in a short oration,- in which  he incorporated- a few anecdotal  gems possessed of good horse sense.  One of the pleasant incidents of the  evening was the presentation to  Gapt. Kirk of a fountain pen, the  gift of the now demobilized company of Sharpshooters.  The entertainment was brought to  a close at about JL1:30 by the serving  of refreshments, consisting of coffee,  sandwiches   and   cake,   in the ban  quet hall.  Friday  Italy today occupied Avlona, the  Albanian'seaport?. It is semi-officially'  announced that this action implies no  purpose on the part of Italy to occupy  interior points but is merely intended  to prevent anarchy on the opposite  coast of the Adriatic, which is but a  few hours from Italian  territory.  The allies rake some positions and  make notable gains. Infantry and  artillery attacks are successful.  Christmas brings no rest to the armies  Acres of dead bodies lie between the  trenches.  The Christmas celebration in London is a military function, and the  troops are loaded down with gifts.  Pauperism nnd unemployment is the  least in thirty years.  Thei British crniser  Newcastle  and  the German warship Dresden    are believed to be engaged in a battle iu the |  Pacific.  Tuesday  President Wilson today appealed to  American shippers of contraband  goods, such as cotton, not to allow  their cargoes to be mixed with contraband. The United States government could deal confidently with the  difficulties which had arisen in the  treatment of American commerce by  Great Britain only if supported by absolutely honest munifests.  A nightmare of slanghter ends with  the defeat of the Prussians in Poland.  Appalling losses are suffered by the  enemy in a ceaseless attack for seven  days and nights against the Russian  positions. Tee flight of the Austrians  in the Carpathians was disurderly,and  reinforcements are blocked.  INMET1S  Farmers' Institute Outlines  a Progressive Policy  for 1915  S OF THE BIT  Christmas  was  spent as usual in  this city, in spite of the war.  Everybody, it is reporttd, b-id turkey and  cranberry   sauce   on   their menus,  and old Santa managed   to find   his  way into most of-homes in the city.  Tbe   Sunday   schools had their annual Christmas tr^es and distributed  the usual quantity of present to th?  scholars.    The   Daughters    of   the  Empire distributed   toys and other  gifts to about  eighty  little c'lildren  who, tkrougb stress of circuoiataces  of their parente.might otherwise have  been overlooked by St. Nicholas.  The Russo-Turkish operations have  been brought to a standstill by climatic conditions in Asia Minor.  German aviators make an attempt  against English ports, but are driven  off by British airmen.  Saturday  The Russians record victories from  centrai Poland to the Carpathians.  They capture large numbers of prisoners and guns,.and drive the Austriaus  from the village of"Wislica'aWd"beyond the river Nida. The troops of  Francis Joseph are in full retreat in  Galicia, and lose two towns.  The allies repulse fierce attacks and  gain ground, the enemy being forced  by shells to evacuate their trenches.  Aviators drop bombs at Metz. The  artillery duel continues violent.  ��������� Essad Pasha collects au army for  the purpose of attacking the Albanian  rebels. None of the powers have pro'  tested against the Italian occupation  of Avlona. ^x  John   Smith,    a  Russian    living  near   tbe    Riverside nurseries,  appeared    before   Judge   Brown   last  week on a charge of having broken  into and stolen household furniture  from the   residences  of Dan   Flem-  ming and   George  Knox,   in   the  West End.   Smith was found guilty  as charged and sentenced   to   three  years at hard labor in  the  penitentiary at New Westminster.    Constable  Williams  took  the prisoner to  that city last Thursday.  The public   school  reopens  next  Monday after the   Christmas   holi-  jjdays.    Beginners   will   not   be  re-  municipal .election, and  J. Donald- ceived until February 1, so that the  son, J. B. Tuttle, -Leo   Mader   and  terms may be more equal in length.  British airmen, with a convoy of  speedy cruisers and destroyers, make  a daring attack on Cuxhaven, the  German base.  The admiralty takes the two new  Cauanian Pacific steamers Princess  Margaret and Princess Irene.  The French submarine Curie is  sunk in Pola -harbor by the guns of  the Austrian-fortress.  The United States cruiser North  Carolina threatens to use its guns at  Tripoli, Syria.  Monday  The London Times declares that  there is excellent reason, despite German denials, for believing that a par-  seval shed and airship were destroyed  in the British raid on Cuxhaven. It  adds that serious damage also was  indicted on the Zeppelin sheds.  The Austrian retreat is suid to have  become disorderly. Tho Russians  claim to have-captured twenty thousand men. Tho siege of Cracow i������  reported to have been raised. Tho  invaders hold all the important passes  in the Carpathian mountains.  The   United   States   makes a pro  test, and declares that the laws of nations are being   violated. The   British  fleet is charged with hamperihg trade,  and the policy of   interference is con  sidernd highly objectionable.  The Prussians and the allies both  capture trenches. The Germans win  near Ypres and the French near  Lens. Fierce storms halt bperations,  but some progress is reportd in the  Argon ne region, '  A premium of 75 per cent was- being paid at Lloyd's yesterday on policies worded to "pay a total loss in the  event of a declaration of war between  Great Britain and America within  twelve months from date."  The German troops today were de  feated in two battles of great importance, one for the possession of the  village of St. Georges in Belgium and  the other forthe approaches to Stein-  bach in Alsace.  The London press meet the American protest in a friendly spirit.  Wednesday  The French press forward in Alsace  and Lorraine. Great exents are im:  minedt, but the censorship is strict.  Vital roads are controlled by the  French and towns are invested.  The Russians victoriously advance  in West Galicia. The Germans are  slaughtered in Poland in a bayonet  charge. Fifteeu thousand Austrians  are captured.  The foreign office, in London says  the reports in circnlation that Japanese soldiers have landed: at Vladivostok or at any other place on their  way to Enrope are absolutely   untrue.  No further operations are to be undertaken by Austria in Servia,in order  not to divert her forces from the  north.  Holland also makes a protest. The  Hague government says Germans  should not be taken from Dutch  ships..  The Princess Patricia regiment   arrives near the firing line.  An enthusiastic meeting of the  Grand Porks Farmers' Institute was  held in the board of trade rooms on  Saturday afternoon, December 19.  President Heaven read a splendid  report, detailing the most important  results of the past year's work of the -  institute. '  .Secretary Hadden presented an  itemized statement of the finances,  which had previously been audited.  The following officers and directors  were chosen for the ensuing year:  President, C. C. Heaven; vice-  president, R. Mann; secretary, W.  E. Hadden; directors, J. T. Lawrence, E. W. Stuart, James Little,  Tom Syuaes, J. B. Markell.  The institute decided to enter for  the crop competitions of oats and  potatoes for 1915.  This year's prizes were then distributed, as follows: First, C. C.  Heaven, $25; second, E. F. Eaws,  $20; third, A. C. Burr, $15; ourth,  James Little, $10; fifth, T. Symes,-  ���������So.       ----- '   Many matters of interest were .discussed, and progressive policy was  outlined for the coming year  A NUper-Zuppelin ii lo^t as-the  re  sult.of a British raid.  Great   Britain 'prepares  to answer  the Amarican note.  METEOROLOGICAL  The  following  is  the   minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day   during   the   pant    week, as recorded by the government thermom-  |.eter on E. F. Laws'ranch:  Min  Dec. 25���������Friday    9  26���������Saturday   ...   20'  27���������Sunday, 10  28���������Monday   11  29���������Tuesday .   15  '   30��������� Wednesday ..25  31 -Thursday  28  Snowfall.  Max  22  30  23  28  33  32  39  Inches  .    7.7  The fifth annual meeting of the  Grand Forks Agricultural association was held in the board of trade  rooms on Monday afternoon, December 21. There was a large attendance of members, and a great  deal of important business was  transacted.  The sreretary's report showed  how well this year's fair bad been  arranged and carried out, with a  very small debit account. All the  prize winners had been paid in full  and every account had been settled.  ��������� The officers and directors elected  were: President, R. J. Gardner;  vice-president, E. W. Stuart; secretary treasurer, W. E. Hadden; directors, John T Lawrencp, II. W.  Collins, W. M. DeCew, E  F. L-uvs,  H. A. C. Baker, C.  C. Heaven,  Dr.  i  Acres aud A S. McfCim.  There is  every  evidence   that' tlie  Germans are to   begin  another   dew  perato   attack   upon   the French ceii-  tre.  The scholars of Knox  Presbyterian  church had a ''giving" Christmas  entertainment   in   the Empress   theatre  on Tuesday   evening,   December   22.  Each  member of the school, including  the cradle roll,|who wished   to   do so,  was requested to bring one   pound   of  something   useful.     These  donations  wore  later   distributed    among those  in our city who were in need of   help.  A   plate   was also placed at the door  for   receiving  donations   from adults.  The sum realized from this source was  devoted   to    the   patriotic   fund.    A  program consisting' of   choruses, recitations,   dialogues,    drills,    etc.,   was  creditably rendered by   the   children.  ������  BY THE  Ju'uws If. Ryley is spending the  Christmas .holidays with his family  at QiH'i'tis hay.  The management of the Granby  company has informed its employees in this city that commencing with January 1 their wages  will ,be increased 5 per cent. It is  also reported that the Granby smelter in this -city intends to blow in  two additional furnaces early this  month. This will place six of -its  battery of eight furnaces in operation.  A mid-week market has been held  in the cannery building Wednesday  forenoons during the past two weeks  in order to afford the citizens an op  portunity to replenish their larders  for Christmas and New Year's.  m THE    SUN,    GTLAXn    FOUKS."   B.C.  SUPPLIES FOR THE ARMY  How   Men  in  Trenches  Are  Supplied  With   Food  The  following extracts form a letter from Major H..A. Stewart of tlie  Imperial   Army  Service  Corps,  is  of  ��������� special  interest,  dealing    as  it  does  with Ihe feeding of troops in the field.  It may be of ' general   interest    to  read how .the army    is being fed in  the  campaign   and    Ihe    system   by  which supplies    are forwarded    from  the base and issued to the troops.  Supplies of food aud forage' reach  the base from oversea and rra forwarded thence ' by rail to railhead.  This railhead is, some station on  rail sufficiently advanced for motor  transport to Keep up communication  between it and the troops, at the  same time not os far advanced as  to be nominally exposed to attack  from thc enemy. Itailhead must - be  connected to the army by good and  suitable roads. v  At railhead supplies are ol'f-Joad-  ed from the train, on to motor lorries.  These vehicles are organized with  personnel nnd .travelling workshops  into formations designated Supply  Columns. Fach Supply Column is a  separate and complete unit and  there is one of these units for every  division.  The Supply Division for an Infantry Division "consists of <3S- three-  ton, lorries, - of which one is for postal services and 27 for the conveyance of one day's food and forage  for 17,000 men and.4,000 horses. The  remaining ten lorries are for Jirsf. aid  and spare.  Each infantry, brigade . group is  loaded as follows:  One lorry with bread; 1 with meat;  1 with groceries, and 1 with oats.    ,,  As soon as the Supply Column is  loaded. it makes its daily trip from  railhead, to rendezvous. This spot Is  fixed"- by corps or divisional, headquarters" the previous night and is  some- central position well in roar  of the troops it is supplying. As  soon as the tactical situation admits, a refilling point is decided upon. To this point the' Supply Column then advances from rendez-  . vous 'and here it meets the horse-  drawn vehicles of the Supply section of the train. Supplies aro then  transferred: on conclusion of this  operation the Supply Column returns to railhead (which may or  may not be the same station as on  the previous day), and the ^Supply  section of the train proceeds to the  troops. This section is loaded as  methodically as the Column, certain  vehicles - being ear-marked for particular regiments or batteries and  each of these vehicles being loaded  with certain commodities such as  oats' and biscuit on one vehicle and  meat and groceries on another.  The supply train wagons on arrival in the rear where troops are  billeted, proceed direct to their own  regiments or batteries and. hand over  , their supplies, then returning empty  to some central position in the billeting area, are parked for the remainder of the night. Next morning they  proceed to the re-filling point and repeat the programme of the "previous  day. .   .  Such is thc system by which supplies reach the troops. It is surely  needless to say that during certain  phases in war, such as .long and  hurried advances or retirements, the  system cannot be adhered to and  other expedients i'or the time'being  must take its place.  As regards the food itself, it is  ample and very nourishing. The rations .for each man consists of:  Bread, -1%. pounds, or biscuit, 1  pound; fresh meat (frozen), l^g  pounds, or tinned meat, 1 pound; jam,  *4 pound; bacon, 1/t pound; cheese, 3  ounces; sugar, ?, ounces; tea, %  ounces; salt, %��������� ounce; rum, % gill,  and occasionally tobacco 2 ounces per  week, fresh vegetables % pound daily  when procurable, or lime juice. This is  the daily ration that has been issued  since the war commenced, and.-even,  during the long, hurried and very trying retirement from Mons troops received these rations. There have  been very occasional.days when troops  . received half rations and one or' two  days when they goljiothing. Such occasions, however, were necessitated  by the tactical situation and not  through any failure of the A.S.C. in  forwarding the supplies.  I have alrSady said*that the nominal system of forwarding supplies cannot always be adhered to. 1 will give a  few instances. During the retirement  from Mons, which commenced on the  21th of August, supplies wore issued  to tho troops direct from the supply  column, the medium ot* the train wagons not being employed. This was  necessary for two reasons, firstly, because it was imperative that all roads  in rear of the fighting troops should  be kept clear of slow moving horse-  drawn vehicles, the train wagons being, therefore, kept 10 to 15 miles  ahead of the-retiring troops and wore  consequently not available. Secondly,  the marches were so long and so continuous that tho horses of the train'  were too exhausted to carry out their  part of the programme.  A;.;ain, during the battle of Mons,  the supply column did not reach the  main position occupied by tho troops  till 10 p.m., on the night of the 22nd.  Some of the battalions were in very  advanced positions and it would have  been impossible for horse drawn vehicles to have refilled and then advanced to these forward positions,  emptied and returned to safely before  daylight. The work had therefore of  necessiyt to be entrusted to the lorries, one being guided to its destination in the outpost line without lights  and with au officer lying on the roof,  revolver in hand.  The hours of work of the Army  Service   Corps   have   been  long  and  W. N. U. 1027  arduous, the work' itself very fatiguing and often dangerous. - Twenty-  two hours work out of twenty-tour  have been' the rule rather than the  exception, marching and loading by  day, delivering to units by night. The  work has always been cheerfully carried out for the A.S.C. realize that  if their lot is hard it.is a bed of roses  TH.E  HISTORY OF TRAPSHOOTING  Now     Popult.r    Sport   Runs   Back   to  Eighteenth Century Origin  Pigeon-shooting,   the  forerunner  of  modern  trapshooting,  was  a popular  sport in England during the last ceii-  i tury. It was mentioned in the Sporting  compared   to   that  of   their  brethren j Magazine,    .London, as early'as :l 793,  haversack an Iron Ration of biscuit  and tinned meat to be kept as a reserve. On 'the morning of the 24th  August, during the lsat day of the  battle of Mons, and the  the retirement this ration was consumed by the troops, it being impossible to deliver the normal ration to.  them in their battle positions, With  each brigade is a' requisitioning officer who supplements the soldier's  ration by requisitioning supplies locally and is provided with a motor  car to carry out his duties. On the  24th two supply officers succeeded  in requisitioning some newly baked  bread which was loaded in the cars.  Under a very heavy- rifle and shell  fire this bread was carried rapidly  along the line behind the barricades  manned by tlie troops and issued to  the soldiers, lytic, and shrapnel bullets knocked up the nlust in the road  along which the cars were driven.  One car was hit in two places, but'  not seriously damaged. The same  car conveyed wounded men from the  firing line to the hospital. In addition to th3 danger from bullets and  shells the cars ran considerable risk  of damage from the condition of the  road, strewn as it was by pieces of  stone, brick, chimney pots, glass and  telegraph wire brought down by the  shrapnel and high explosive shell.  The supply and requisitioning offis-  ers in their cars have to work .on  the front and flanks of the main bodies  of the troops, much of the work is  done at night and considerable risks  have to bo run from small detached  or scouting parties of the enemy.  The   Germans'   Ten   Commandments  .Tho Chamber of Commerce in Germany long ago issued a circular-giving  the following ten command inputs <o  be observed by the people.  1���������In all expenses keep in mind  the interests of your own compatriots.  2���������Never forget that when you  buy foreijn articles your own  country is poorer.  -   ?>���������Your money should profit no one  but Germans.  4���������Never profane German factories  by using foreign machinery.  5���������Never allow foreign eatables to  be served at your table.  G���������Write on German paper with  a German pen, and use German blotting'paper.   ���������  7���������"Use German flour, eat German  fruit, and drink German beer. You  alone give your body the true German energy.  8���������If you do not like German  coffee, drink coffee from the  man colonies.  German .clothes     for  German hate for your  9���������Use only  your dress and  head.  10���������Let  no  for many years a-.favorile rendezvous  of pigeon-shooters, but later the Red  House at Battorsea took precedence  because it'was more easily accessible  first day of j to Londoners. 'To those who feel anxious on the subject of pigeon-shooting," the Sportsmen's Cyclopedia  (London, 3848) recommends a visit  u> thc lied House, ���������'where the business  is pursued in the first style of excellence." Lords and captains lent an air  of fashion to the activities of the  place, and on the establishment, of  the Hurlingham Club at Fulham the  amusement was raised higher than before in general favor. It has now been  superseded by trapshooting, the name  of which is of American origin: and  inanimate targets, the product of  American inventiveness, have accordingly been substituted for live birds.  Of course, in all this history, there  have been interesting stages. The  traps in use at the "Old Hat" won,-  shallow .boxes, each about one foot  long and eight or ten inches wido,  sunk in the ground level with-thc surface. A sliding lid was operated by  pulling a string, thus liberating the  bird. Among the - famous pigeon-  shooters of that day was Mr. ,'ltichard  Tooraer, to whom Mr. ,'lohnson referred  in his Cyclopedia: "The exploits  which R. Toomer performed in shooting,' with such apparent ease, soon  convinced the persons who saw them,  that they were done methodically: and  this was completely ascertained, by  his frequently suffering himself to be  blinded with a - double handkerchief  over his eyes, -after having taken his  aim, and then to lire and hit a small  object."  In .1831 pigeon-shooting was- mentioned in the records of the Sport-  men's .Club, Cincinnati, and in the  forties���������and a few decades thereafter it  flourished,in New York and its vicinity. The'invention and adoption of  inanimate targets followed, though  the older pastime was not at once  abandoned. A Boston man, Charles  Portlock, originated the use of glass  balls for targets about 1880. A Phila-  delphian, a few years later, invented  a target consisting of a pasteboard  disc a few inches in diameter, with  the centre cut out to admit a small  rubber balloon. Punctured balloon,  "dead bird." Clay discs were the next'  innovation, but because they were of  unequal hardness .and because the  trap's were mechanically deficient, the  sport of trapshooting came near giving  up the ghost. Targets are now made  of river silt and tar and bear the  name of "clay  pigeons."  Last year more than sixty-five million "clay pigeons" succumbed to the  marksmanship of American trapshooting.  malt  Ger-  flatlery    dis-  foreign  tract you from these precepts, and  be firmly convinced that whatsoever  others may say, Germany products  aro the only ones worthy of the  citizens of the German Fatherland.  Canada's Grain Crops  A bulletin issued by the census  and statistics office gives provisional  estimates of the yield aud" quality of  tlie principal Canadian grain crops  and also the condition of root and  fodder crops .. as compiled from reports of correspondence made on  September 30.  In general, the. reports confirm: the  statement issued previously, the  average yields per acre being .about  the same as ill en estimated for wheat,  but being somewhat less for oats,  barley and flax. ,    "-  The total yields for Canada, of the  principal grain crops in bushels are  as follows: Wheat, 158,223,000: oats,  3ir,42C,000; barley, 34,491,000; rye, 2,-  258,000; peas, 3,537,100; beans, S23,-  400; buckwheat, 9,159,000; flaxseed, 7,-  533,000; mixed grains, 17,438,000; and  corn for husking, 14,732,000."  In the Maritime Provinces both the  yield and quality of the grain crops  are excellent.  The condition of root, crops at September 3(i is for till Canada about  equal to last year, being 75 per cent,  of a standard or full crop for potatoes;. 78 per cent, for turnips; 80 per  cent, for mangolds, carrots, etc.; .S9  per cent, for sugar beets; 90 per cent,  for fodder corn, and 7 per cent.'for  alfalfa.  In Manitoba and Saskatchewan tho  condition of the, root crop is low owing to the drought, in Northern Alberta, where the season was of more  normal-character, these crops  a  fair showing.  During September, conditions  boon Livorable for harvesting  threshing and in tho Northwest  Provinces a great doal bothresliing  was completed by October :l. There  are indications that the nmountof  fall ploughing tnis year will be  greater than usual.  Will you sail with me on the. sea of  matrimony?  Yes,' after you make a raff- of  money.  ROAD HOGS OF EUROPE  THE LITTLE   NATIONS DEFENDED  ��������� Mr.  make  have  and  "1 am very glad to see you," remarked Jones to his friend, meeting him  on his return from his vacation. "How  are you and Mrs. Smith?"  "Quite well, thank :ou."  "And air the little Smithereens?"  pursued the questioner, anxiously.���������  Philadelphia Ledger,  One Oxford boy handed in the following in an examination paper in  United States history: "General Brad-  dock was killed iu the Revolutionary  War. lie had three horses shot under  him, and a fourth went through his  clothes."  She���������Did you have a fine auto trip?  He���������I should say so. Tt was a  fine  every town we went through.  Stirring.   Speech    Delivered,   by  Lloyd  George  in .Queen's..Hall  (Continued  From Last Week)  "What were the Austrian demauds?  .Servia sympathized with her fellow-  countrymen in Bosnia. That was' one  of her: crimes. She must, do so.-;no  more. Her ne--.;papers were saying  nasty things about Austria. They must  do so no- longer. That is the Austrian  spirit. You had it in Zabern. How  dare you criticize a Prussian official,  and if you laugh it, is a capital offence. (Laughter). The coloael  threatened to shoot them if they repeated it. Servian newspapers .'must,  not criticize Austria. I wonder what  would have happened had .we taken  the tame line about German newspapers.  "Servia said: Very well, we will  give orders to the newspapers that  they must not criticize Austrian in future, neither Austria nor'Hungary, nor  anything that is theirs.'- (daughter).  Who can doubt -the valour of Servia  when she undertook to tackle her  newspaper editors? (Laughter). She  promised not to sympathise with Bosnia, promised to write no critical articles about Austria. Siie wc 'd have  no-public meetings at which anything  unkind was said about Austrir. -  "That was not enough. S -via must  dismiss from her army officers whom  Austria should subsequently na ne.  But these officers had just emerged  from a war where they were adding  lustre to the Servian arms���������gallant,  brave, efficient. (Cheers). I wondjr  whether it was their guilt or their  efficiency that prompted Austria's action. But mark, the officers were r.ot  named; Servia was to undertake .n  advance to dismiss them from the  army, the names to be sent on subsequently.  "Cau you name a country in tlu?  eWorld that would have stood that?  Supposing Austria or Germany had issued an ultimatum of that kind to this  country: 'You must dismiss from your  army and from your navy nil those  officers whom we shall subsequently name!' Well, : think I could name  them now. Lord Kitchener���������(cheers)  ���������would go. Sir John French���������  (cheers)���������would be sent about liis  lusiness. (Laughter). General Smith-  Dorrien���������(oheers)���������would 13 no more,  and I am sure that Sir John Jellicce  ��������� (cheers)���������would go. (Laughter).  And there was another gallant old  warrior who would go���������Lord Roberts.  (Cheers).  "It. was  a  difficult  situation  for a  small country.    Here was a demand [    -"Hut thereYs the same swagger, ailtf.  made upon  her  by  a great military  power'who could put live' or six men  in ithe field for every one she coulo.;  and that power supported by the great-! the British Weekly this week; It is .-at  boastfulness running througL- tb;e>  whole of. the speeches. You saw that  remarkable speech which appeared in.  lium*- iiuvc uetiu j,uiuy cum c  to be. guilty--! will dismiss tl  tria said, 'That; is not goc  for mo.' (Laughier).   It was  est military power in the ..world. How  did Servia behave? It is'not what :iap-  peris'to you in life that matters; it is  the way in which you face' it.  (Cheers). And Servia faced the situation with dignity. (Loud cheers). She  said to Austria: 'If any officers of  mine have been &uilty and are proved  them.' Aus-  good enough  (Laughier). It was not guilt  she was after, but capacity. (Laughter).  "Then came Russia's turn. Russia  has a special regard for Servia. She  has a special interest in .iervia. Russians have shed their blood for Servian independence many a tinK. Servia is a member of her family, and she  cannot see Servia maltreated. Austria knew that. Germany knew that,  and Germany turned round to Russia  and said: 'Here, 1 insist that you  shall stand by with your a-rms folded  whilst Austria is strangling to death  your little brother.'  "What answer dfd the Russian Slav  give?   lie gave the only answer that  very remarkable product, as -an illus;  tration of the spirit we have got .to  fight. It is his speech to his soldiers on the way to the front:   ,  "Remember that the German people  are the chosen of God. On me, on".m&  as German emperor the Spirit of God  has descended. I am'His weapon, Ilia  sword, and His viceregeiit. Woe to the  disobedient. DeatL to cowards, and  unbelievers."  There has been nothing like it since  tho days of Mo.iammet. Lunacy-is'-al-  ways distressing, but sometimes it-is-  dangerous, and when you get it manifested'in the he d of the state, and it  has become the ���������.olicy of a great empire, it is about time that'it should  be ruthlessly put away. I do-not believe he meant ail these speeches, it-  was simply tho martial straddle which  l.e had acquired.  "But thtre veTe-men around him.  who meant every word o������ it. This.was-  their religion, '"reaties���������they tangle  the fe*e't of Ger.nany-in her advance;  cut them with the sword. Little na-.  lions���������liny hindcv the advance of Ger-  becomes a man. He turned to Austria   many;   trample them "in Um mire un  and- said-: .'You lay hands on .that little fellow and I will tear your ramshackle empire -limb from limb. And  he is doing it.    (Grca't'chearing).  "That is the story of tho little nations. The world owes much to little  nations and to little men. '.Litis theor>  of bigness���������you must have a big empire, and a big nation and r. big man  ���������well, long legs have their advantage  in a retreat. Frederick the Great chose  his warriors for their height, and that  tradition has become a polic." in Germany. Germany applied that ideal to  nations. She will only allow six^teet  two nations to stand in the ranks.  (Laughter).  "But all the world owes much to  the Ititle five feet five nations. Tho  greatest art of the, world was the  work of little nations. Thc most enduring literature of the world-, came  from little nations. Tho greatest literature of .England came from her when  she was a nation of the Lize of Belgium fighting a great empire. The  heroic deeds that thrill humanity  through generations were the deeds of  littlo nations fighting for their freedom. -   "   ������������������  '���������Ah, yes, and the salvation of mankind came through a little nation. God  has chosen littlo nations as the vessels by which. He carries the choicest  wines to the lips of humanity, to rejoice their hearts, to exalt their vision,  to stimulate and to strengthen, their  faith,- and if we had stood by when  two little nation were being crushed and broken by the.brutal hands of  barbarism our shan^e,would have rung  down the everlasting^ ages;: ���������  "But Germany insists .that,this, is an  attack" by a low' civilization upon a  higher. Well, as a matter of. fact  the attack was begun 'by the civilization whjch calls itself the higher  one.. Now,' 1 am no apologist for Russia. She has perpetrated deeds of  which I have no doubt her best sons  are ashamed. But what ;.empire" has  not? Arid Germany is the last empiie  to point the "finger of-reproach at  Russia. But Russia has made sacrifices' for -freedom���������great sacrifices.  You remember'the Cry of" Bulgaria  wheu she was lorn by. the most insensate tyranny' that Europe has over  seen. . Who listened- to the cry.? The  o:-ly answer of the higher civilization,  was that the liberty of Bulgarian  peasants was not worth the life of a  der.thc Gorman heel. The Russian  Slav���������he' cliallciiLesHhe supremacy ot  Germany in Europe; hurl your legions  at him and massacre him. Britain���������  he is a conscant menace to the- predominancy of Germany in the world;-  wrest the trident out of her hand.  "More than that, the new philosophy  of Germany is.to( destroy Christianity  ���������sickly sentimontalism about sacrifice .for others, poor pap for German  mouths. We will have the.new .diett  we'will forco it on thc world. It. will,  be made in Germany���������a diet of blood  and iron. What remains? Treaties  have gone, liberty gone; what is left?  Germany! Germany is left���������Doutsch-  land Uber Alios!  " "That is what we are fighting���������  that claim of the predominancy of-a-  civilization, a material one, a hard  one, a civilization which at once rules  and enslaves the world. Liberty goes,  democracy vanishes, and unless Britain comes to f *��������� rescue with her sons,  it will be a dark day i'or humanity!  "Have you followed the Prussian  Junker and his doings? We, are.not  fighting the Germans.- The German  people are just'as'much under the.heel  of this Prussian military caste, and  more so, thank God, than any ether  nation in Europe. It will be a day of  rejoicing for thc German peasant and  artisan and trader when the military  caste is broken. You know their-pro*  tensions. They-give themselves the  airs of demi-gods, walking the pave-,  merits, civilians and their wives swept  into the gutter. Yheyjiave no right  to stand in the v/ay ofa great Prussian soldier. Men, women, nation's;  have all got to go. This is all be has  got to say: 'We are in a hurry.' This  is the" answer he gave-tc Belgium:  ,'R^idity ot action is Germany's greatest r sset,' which, means 'I am in a.  huivy: clear out' of my way.' You  know the ?ype of motorist, the terror  of thc road, with a 60 h.p. <"ar, who  thinks the road's were made for him.  Anybody- who impedes the action of  his car" by a single mile is knocked  down.     ~"' ,.���������  ' "The Prussian Junker is the road-  hog of Europe. Small nationalities in.  his way are flung to tho roadside,  bleeding and broken; women arid  children thrust under the wheel of his  cruel car. Britain ordered out of his  road. All I ca:i say is this. If the  eld British spirit is alive-^in British  hearts,  that bully will  be torn from  single Pomeranian so flier . But che. his seat:'werj "he to win, it-would  rude barbarians of the North, they 1)e ,the greatest catastrophe that had.  sent their sons by the thousands to   befaiien democracy since the days of  die."for Bulgarian freedom.  "What about England? you go to  "Greece, the Netherlands^ Italy, Germany and France, and all these lands,  gentlemen, would .point out to you  places. wvere the sons of Britain have  died for the freedom of these countries., (Cheers). France lias made sacrifices for the freedom of other lands  than her own. Can you name a single  country in the world for "the freedom  of     which,'the modern Prussian has  the Holy Alliance, and its ascendancy.  To be Continued)  i .British Losses.in the War  The official report of British killed,  Avounded, and. missing in the three  weeks from Sept. 13 to Oct. 8, including the battle of the Marne, numbers  13,5-11. Lloyd's chronology of the war  on Sept. 10 reported British losses  of  18,000   up" to   that   date.    Up  till  ���������f- i ������������������ ���������i��������� nf���������o n-i,��������� + ������������������.. October 8th, than, the Josses of Gen,'  ever sacrificed^ a single lite? The test j French.s mentotalled over 31,000. The  of our faith, the highest standard of. Britisir loss at  Waterloo was  22,000,-  civilization-is" the readiness to sacri  fice for others... '   .  i     ���������    ;���������  "I would not say a word about the  German  people  to  disparage    them.  the. federal loss at. Gettysburg 17,000,  The French at Solferino lost 15,000, at  Moscow 23,000, at Merango 7,000, at  iusterlitz  12,000.    and    at    Bautzen  They are a great people; ..they havei| 28 000> Gciicrai French did "safer"  great qualities of head, of hand, and of j flibting tlmn the Germans, husbanding  heart. I believe, m spite ' ot recent; llts small retreating army7e'stimated  events, there is as great a .store .a j at nof.much over 100,000 men, in the-  kindness in the -German Peasant.asj.m . daily..battles on the route to Paria,  any peasant in the work^^uthe^lias i ami-'even tiiey couLl'noT have lost so  been drilled into a .false;wlqg."Ol. civih-, i;iuch as the Ger:nari3 they assailed ia.  zation, efficiency, capability. But it is ! the victorious Hank movement at the  f. hard civilization; it is a selfish civ- j Marne_ -ct," in only two great decisive  ilization; it is a material civilization. J battles of Ulc nmUeeiith century;-  The* could not comprehend the action i Gravt,!ot.te and Lcipsic, whero tho  of   Britain   at   Lie   present   moment. ( Germans lost 35,000 and 47,000 respec-  They say so. 'France,' they say, 'we  can understand. She is out for vengeance, she is out for territory���������Alsace-Lorraine. Russia, she is fighting  for mastery; she wants'Galicia.'  "They   can   understand  vengeance,  tively, were the casualties .greater  to tlie .victors than those suffered by  thc British, iu Lhei.- continuous day-  to-day fighting en French soil. In but  three���������Leipsic, Moscow, and Sedan-  did  the casualties of the  vanquished  they can understand, you fighting for I amoimt t0 over 30,000.  mastery, they can'-understand you But tj,e British expeditionary forc������  lighting for gvciHl of territory; they l fonned by far the smallest of the  cannot under.-.tand a great empire ; a-injes engaged in the first great bat-  pledging its resources, pledging its j tlc ot this war. The movement along  might, pledging the lives of its child-1 the well articulated roads were so  rcn, pledging its ver^existence to pro- rai,id that a can,pajgn was concentrated in one long battle, with more  tect a little nation that seeks for its  defence. God made man in his own  image, high of purpose, hi the region  of the spirit. German civilization  would recreate him'in the image of a  Diesler machine���������precise, accurate,  powerful, with no room for the soul to  operate. That :'s the higher civilization.  "What is their demand? Have you  read the Kaiser's speeches? If you  have not a copy.. I advise you to buy  it; they will soon "be out of print  ^���������(laughter)���������and you won't have any  more or the'samc sort again. They are  full of the clatter ard bluster of German militarists���������the mailed fist, the"  uhinlng armour. Poor old mailed list  ���������its knuckles are/ getting a little  bruised. Poor, shining armour���������the  shine is being knocked out of it.  than a million on a side. The deaths  in the whole Crimean war, in which  the armies of England, France, Turkey and Russia were engaged, totalled  95,000. It is only with the losses ot  Avars in the gross that the ca-sualties  of the action culminating at the'Marna  can be compared.���������New' York Times.,  Granulated Eyelids,  Eyes inflamed by.cxpo-  auro*to Sim, Dusl and Wind  quickly relieved by Murine  Eye Remedy. No Smarting  just Eye Comfort. At  Your Druggist's 50c per Bottle. Marine Eye  SalveinTubes25c. For Book oUhcEye.Freeaslx.  Druggists or Murine Eye Remedy Co , Cblcaj*  X THE ' SUT\. ' r:ilAT\TD'   FOLKS'.    P>. C.  38  Prompt Retkf'���������FetmaneTit Cure  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVE& PILLS neve?  iail.   Purely vegct  sble-^-ewt surely  'tut gently "on  the liver. ��������� >  Stop after  dinner  distress���������,  cure indi-1  igestio'n���������improve lhA aomplcxion���������brighten  aheeyei. Small Pitt, Small Dose, Small Price,  'Genuine Diusibciu Signature  MRS  ^NEWLYWED  SAYS-  ���������*i  can't imagine  iow you  manage to be dressed by the  time  ; your   husband    comes  home  on a washday.'  ������  Mrs.  Wiseneighbor  Says-  "!  use an  Eddy  "Globe"  Washboard and an  Eddy In-  dura ted Fibre ware Tub which  keeps the water warm a long  time:".���������No fear of rust.  BUT BE SURE THEY'RE  .Tho Spirit of- Old  Relating his experiences to a pressman;. Lance Corporal Bdmondson ot  the Royal Irish Lancers, said: "There  is absolutely no doubt that our men  are ntill animated by the spirit of old.  I came on a couple of men o������ the  Argyll aivl Sutherland , Highlanders  who had been cut o������C at Mons.. One  was badly wounded, but his companion had stuck by him all the time in ,a  country swarming with Germans, and  though they hau only a few biscuits  between them thoy managed to 'pull  through until we picked them thorn up.  I pressed the uuwounded man to tell  mo how they managed to get through  the four days .on six biscuits, but he  always got angry and told me to shut  up. . I fancy he went without anything, and gave the biscuits to tlio  wounded man. They wore offered  shelter many times by French peasants, but they were' so afraid of  bringing trouble on theso kind folk  that they would never accept shelter.  One night they lay out in the open  all' through a heavy downpour,  though they could have had shelter.  "Uhlans were on the prowl, and thoy  would not think of compromising the  French people, who would have been  glad to holp them.  "In another case there was a man  of the Essex Regiment who fought  the Germans single-handed until shot-  in both legs, and then cra-wled away  to die rather than surrender. Fortunately for him, he Avas discovered  through the sagacity of a horse belonging to our regiment, and we  brought him in. I-lis only question-  was whether he would be court-  martialed for leaving his company  without authority, but- if.he pulls  through no court-martial is likely, to  go against him even if he was technically at fault."  Soft corns are difficult to eradicate,  but Hollo way's Corn Cure will draw  them out painlessly.   .  N Equipment of Soldiers  Following Is a list of tho kit furnished -to private soldiers by the government over and above their uniforms and arms: Drawers, two pairs,  winter weight; shirts, three, light  weight; 'shirts, two winter weigh':;  undershirts, two'winter weight; socks,  three pairs, winter weight; waistcoat,  Cardigan, woollen; woollen gloves, one  pair; woolleh Balaclava cap; woollen  scarf, seventyvtwo inches long; housewife, containing needles, thread, pins,  buttons, etc.; holdall, containing knife,  spoon, folk, razor, comb, brush, towel;  braces, boot laces, canvas shoes, clasp  knife on lanyard. This list appears to  contain all "comforts" needed by soldiers, except cholera belt and handkerchiefs. ' .  Too many women struggle  under pains and aches.  They are not sich���������bui weak,  nervous, irritable.  Such women need that blood-  strength that comes by taking  SCOTT'S EMULSION. It also  strengthens the norvc3, aids tho appetite and checks the decline.  If wife or mother tire easily  or look run down, SCOTT'S  EMULSION will build her up.  SHUNSUDSTITUTES.    . -.'.  BABY IS VERY COMFORTABLE AND  LAUGHS DURING THE TEETHING  PERIOD.   THANKS TO  Mrs. Winslows  Soothing Syrup  PURELY VEGETABLE���������NOT NARCOTIC  vtratsetai fremch remedy. Noi No2.ri.a-  THEF������AP80ftS SsWSSS  (Treat succe", cures chronic weakness, lost viGOa  * VIU, KIDNEY, SLADDISK, DISEASKS. BLOOD POISON.  IILE3. EITHER No. DRUGGISTS or MAIL SI. POST 4 CT9  JOUGBRACO.90. BEEKMAN ST. NEW YORK or LYMAN BROS  TORONTO. -WRITK FOR FREE BOOK TO Dr. LE CLERO  Med.Co.HaverstockKd. Uampstead. London eno.  ���������trynewdrageettastelesslformop  easy to takb  hit that tradu marked word thicrapion is 03  bjut.g0vt.8taup affixed to all genuine pacestfc  WANTED  LADIES^:- WANTED TO DO PLAIN  and light seeing at home, whole or  spare time; good pay; work sen.t  any-distance, charges paid. Send  stamp for particulars. National  Manufacturing  Co.,  Montreal.  .PATENTS  Featlterstonhaugh & Co., head orf ice,  Xing street east, Toronto, Canada.  "Will you direct me to your range  department?" asked the lady in the  oig department store.  "Certainly, madam," replied the pol.  .Ite floorwalker; "rlile, kitchten or  mountain?"���������Yonkers Statesman.  $100 ^ REWARD, '$100 "   ���������,  The readers of this paper trill bo  pleased to learn that there Us at leaat  one dreaded disease that aclence haa  been able to cure in all Its stages and  that is Catarrh. . Hall's Catarrh Cure Is  the only positive cure' mow known to  the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a  constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure  Is taken internally, acting directly upon  the^ blood ard mucous surfaces of the  system.-thereby destroying the foundation of the f disease and giving the patient strength by building; up the constitution and assisting nature In doing its  work. The proprietors have so much  ������Jlh Xn ll������ curative powers that they  offer One Hundred Dollars for any case  that It fails to cure. Send for list of testimonials.  Address "F.   J.   CHENEY   &.   CO.,   To-  nd,0, 9> ,$ol<L hy, a11 Druffgrfsts. 76o.  Take Hall's Family Pills for consupal  tion. *  C.P.R. Employees and the War  A tribute to "tho Belfast agent of  the Canadian Pacific Railway is paid  by the Belfast Daily Telegraph of October 10th, which reproduces a photograph of Mr. W. M'Calla, the Belfast  agent of the company, together, with  his staff, all in regimentals-. "The  C.P.R.," it says, "has placed the benefit of its widespread organization at  the service of the' empire in the present crisis, and has developed itself  into a great recruiting agency for the  British army. Every office is a centre  of patriotic activity, and the company's employees have given an excellent lead to others In joining the  King's.forces in"large numbers. The  Belfast Office, so capably managed by  Mr. W. M'Calla, is no exception, and  of the group of the chief and his staff,  shown herewith,-no fewer than six are  now preparing for the front'as recently-joined members of Lord Kitchener's army. The 'display of pictorial  posters in the windows .of the Victoria  street offices is very fine, and certainly it cannot be said tjiat the Belfast-staffJias been deaf-to the stirring  appeal under one of the most effective  of them:   v  Lads of the desk and wheel and loom,  Noble and trader, squire and groom,  Come where the bugles    of England  play,  Ovei;|the lulls and far away.  Bravery (Of Belgian Women  Sergeant E. \\T. Turner of the Royal  West Kent Regiment, who was severely injured at Mons, ina letter says:  "I was wounded about one and a  half hours after the battle commenced  and lay in the trenches for nine  hours. Wo are in a convent which  has been made into a temporary hospital, and the convent sisters and  other Belgian ladies are very kind to  us. Two of them are paying particular attention to me. They keep coming and propping me up in bed and  giving me barley water and cigarettes  and bathe my head with eau de Cologne. Tho women who are looking  after us are very brave. The sight of  the wounded when I came here last  niglit was enough to turn trained  nurses, but tliey do their work bravely."  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Housewife (to new domestic)-���������  There is one thing I wish to say to  you. The last girl had a habit of  coming into the parlor and playing tho  piano occasionally. You never play  the piano, do you?  New Domestic���������Yis, mum, I play;  but I'll have to charge yer half a  crown a week extra if I arrr to furnish music for tho family.���������Liverpool  Mercury.  Spies  In  Canada  It is a fact that agencies are at  work circulating falsfsgfliterature intended to undermine the loyalty of  Canadians to their own cause and  to justify the hellish assault of  Prussianized Germany on tho peace  and liberties of Europe. ' The so-  called German-Canadian Alliance of  Saskatchewan some time ago petitioned tho Borden government to  restrain tho. Canadian press from Injuring the feelings of German immigrants. The members of this society  apparently expected all.' the newspapers to repress the kaiser's mad  speeches, and to exclude accounts of  German atrocities against the helpless  Belgians. These aro only tho -more  open evidences of German activity  throughout the Dominion.  There is even greater need to protect the country against the underground workings of the .Prussian  agents and spies. No matter what the  social qualities of these outsiders may  be/they must not be permitted to  menace the security of the state. Canada is in a condition of war. The safety of our lives and property" and the  integrity of the empire are at stake.  No careless tolerance or easy leniency  must be allowed^ to endanger all that  we hold most dear.���������Toronto News.  MAKING   PAPER-PULP     - .  Government  Will   Test  New   Matho'ls  With   Modern   Equipment  The Dominion forestry Branch has  spared no reasonable expense in equipping its Forest Products Laboratories,  recently established at Montreal in cooperation "with McGill'University, with  the mose modern and oificient machines for testing tlie properties and possibilities of Canadian'woods. Some native species of trees, little used until  now, will be tested to see Avhethcr  thoy aro suitable Tor pulp and paper  manufacture. For this purpose the  largest non-commercial paper machine  in the world will bo installed. This has  the unique feature of being adjustable  to the manufacture of alt grades of  paper.  Detailed records of the process of  manufacture of the different grades of  paper will lie kept. In this way Canadian pulp and paper manufacturers  by adopting, the same methods may  achieve similar results.  Another very Important feature of  tlie work of these laboratories will be  the investigating of various methods  of wood preservation. By such process the life of railway ties, . posts,  poles and construction timber will be  in some cases doubled. It is expected  that it willbe proved possible to use  many of the most common Canadian  .woods for purposes to which, except  for their non-durability, they are admirably adapted. ��������� Birch, for instance,  if treated with creosote or ziuc chloride, or with a little of both of these  preservatives, makes an ideal railway  tie or paving block, being cheap and  also very resistant to the wear and  tear of traffic.       " ���������-'   "  ���������.Still���������'..'another, side of tho; work will  be to develop chemical methods for  utiliziug the Jarge percentage, of wood-  waste at present resulting form lumbering and, milling operations. A circular will soon bo issued from the  Forestry Branch, Ottawa, treating of  chemical methods of wood utilization.  Another recent circular describes in  detail the purpose of the 'laboratories  arid the work to"-be.investigated. John  S. Bates, B.A., B.Sc, the superintendent of the new Forest Products Laboratories, is among the best- authorities  in America' on" the manufacture of  pulp and paper, and under liis efficient  direction these laboratories will, 710  doubt, amply justify their establishment.  1/  WHEN BABY IS ILL  When tho baby is ill or ont of  sorts give him Baby's Own Tablets.  They are the ideal medicine for little  ones and never fail to relievo constipation and indigestion; cure colds,  allay simple fevers and promote  healthful sleep; Concerning them  Mrs. F. "Wiirker, Ingersoll, Ont.,-says:  "I have used Baby's Own Tablets for  eight years and. can highly recommend them to all mothers for babyhood, and childhood ailments." The  tablets are sold by medicine dealers  or by mail at 25 cents a box from  The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont. -  Most Perfect Made  THE INCREASED HUTRITJ-  0 U 3 VALU E .0 F B READ MADE  1 NT H EH O M E WITH R 0 Y A L  YEAST/CAKES SHOULD BE  SUFFICIENT INCENTIVE TO  THE CAR EFU I. HOUSEWIFE  TO GIVE THIS IMPORTANT  FOOD ITEM THE ATTENTION  TO WHICH IT IS JUSTLY. ENTITLED,        -  HOME BREAD"BAKING REDUCES THE HIO H COST O F  LIVING BY LESSENING THE  AMOUNT OF EXPENSIVE  MEATS REQUIRED TO SUPPLY THE NECESSARY N OUR*  iSHMENT TO THE  BODY.V  E;J#; GILLETT CO; LTD.  TORONTO, ONT,  WINNIPEG MONTREAL  No Peace by Subjugation  As Lord Churchill points out peac������  can never come by subjugation. It  can never come by "Britain over all  'the'.'world,"' or "France over all the  world," or "Germany over all the  world." It must come only, by the  nations-living their own lives quietly,  enjoying their own possessions while  respecting those of others, and each,  confiding in the others* joint civilization. The nations must become neighbor-nations, not ruler-nations. And the  rulers who sit in chairs of state must  be men of works and arts, and not  men of the r.word. The sword was  never a wise ruler; it has cometimes  been a useful servant.���������Detroit News.  PRESSED HARD"  Heavy Weight on Old Age  Attacked by Asthma.���������The first fearful sensation is of suffocation, which  hour by hour becomes more desperate  and hopeless. To such a case the relief  afforded by'Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma  Remedy seems nothing less than miraculous. Its help is quickly apparent  and soon the dreadful attack is mastered. The asthmatic who has found  out the dependability of this sterling  remedy will never be without it. It is  sold everywhere.  "It is the duty of everyono to make  at leaat one person happyjluring the  week," said a Sunday school teacher.  "Now, have you done so, Johnny?"  "Yes," said Johnny promptly.  "That's right.   What did you do?"  "I went to see my aunt and she was  happy when I went home."���������Ladies'  Home Journal.  W. N. U. 1027  Little Johnny���������Mrs. Talkemdown  paid you a big compliment today.  Mother���������Did she really? Well,  there's no denying that woman has  sense.   What did she say?  Little Johnny���������She said she didn't  see how you camo to have such a nice  littlo boy ns I was.  When people realize the injurious  effects of tea and coffee and the  change in health that Postum can  bring, they are usually glad to lend  their" testimony for the benefit of  others.  "My mother, since her early child-,  hood," was an inveterate coffee. drinker, had been troubled with her heart  for a number of years and complained  of that- 'weak all-over' feeling and  sick stomach." (The effects on the  system of tea and coffee drinking aro  very similar, because they each contain the drug, caffeine).  "Some time ago I was making a  visit to a distant part of tho country and took dinner with one of the  merchants of tho place. I noticed a  somewhat unusual flavor of the "coffee" and asked liim concerning it. He  replied that it was Postum.  "I was so pleased with it that, after  tho meal was over, I bought a package  to carry home with me, and had wife  prepare sotno for the next meal. The  wholo family wore so well pleased  witli it that we discontinued coffee and  used Postum entirely.  "I had really been at times very anxious concerning my mother's condition, but wo noticed that after using  Postum for a short time, she felt so  much better than she did prior to its  use, and had little trouble with her  heart, and no sic: stomach; that tho  headaches were not so frequent, and  her general condition much improved.  This continued until she was well and  hearty.  "I know Postum. has benefited myself and the other members of tho  family, but not in so marked r. degree*  as in thc case of my mother, as she  was a victim of long standing." Name  given by Canadian Postum Co., Windsor, Ont.  Postum comes in two forms: \  Regular Postum���������must be well boiled. 15c and 25c packages.  Instant Postum���������is a soluble powder. A teaspoonful dissolves quickly  in a cup of hot water and, with cream  and sugar, makes a delicious bover-  ago instantly.    30c and 50c tins.  The cost per cup of both kinds is  about tho same.  "There's a Reason" for Postum.  ���������sold by Grocers.  Singer at the  Front  1 Among the Russian officers on the  Prussian frontier is M. Tretiakoff, a  well known singer in the Petrograd  Opera, and formerly an artillery officer. To encourage the men, he sang  in the trenches military songs relating  to Peter the Great, the soldiers joining in the chorus. He also sang songs  from Tchaikowsky's operas.  During the recent fighting twelve  Russian guns were ��������� attacked by a  strong German force and wen ordered . to retreat. One battery was incapacitated owing to the horses being either killed or wounded.  M. Tretiakoff shouted, "We can't  leave any guns behind,-, "boys!" and  went to the aid of the battery with a  few horses, he himself acting as  driver.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Diphtheria.  An Awful Possibility  Breathlessly ha rushed into- the  barber shop. His hat, collar and  necktie were off in a trice, and he  sprang into the chair over which old  Fritz presided.  "I want a shave and a hair cut, and  I have only fifteen minutes," he said.  Old Fritz stopped to consider. After  a few seconds lie asked:  "Vitch do you vant the most?"  "A shave."  The shave took about eleven minutes.  As Fritz removed the towel from  his customer's neck, he said:  "Mine friend, don't ncfer again ask  a barber to cut your hairs and shafo  you in fifteen minutes, because sometime vou might find a barber vat  would do it."  Minard's  Liniment  Cures    Garget   In  Cows.  "Yes," he remarked, stretching himself lazily in tho one really comfortable chair in tho commercial room.  "I'm the youngest child of a very big  family."  "How many of you are there?" asked a fellow knight of tlie road.  "Well," replied the lazy one, "there  wore ten of us boys, and each of us  had a sister."  "What!" gasptd his questioner. "Do  you mean to sav that there were twenty of you?"  "Dear, dear, no���������only eleven."���������  Fun.  Not So Far Wrong  Tin class had taken up the subjects  of the rulers of the world. TLs president of tho United Slat<?a, the King  of England, and their powers and  functions had been discussed.  "A Kais r," replied Willie, whoso  strong point was geography instead  of political history, "Js a stream of  hot water sprtngin' up and disturbing tlie earth."  A Medical Need Supplied.���������When a  medicine is found that not only acts  upon the stomach, but is so composed  that certain ingredientsof'it pass 'unaltered through the stomach to find action in the bowels, then there is available a purgative and a cleanser o������  great effectiveness. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are of this character and  are the beet of all pills. During the  years that.they have been in use they  have established themselves as no  other pill has cone.  "Papa," asked James, "wouldn't you  be glad if I saved a dollar for you?" <.���������  "Certainly, my son," said papa, so  delighted at this evidence of building  business ability that he' handed the  vouth a dime.  " "Well, I saved it all right," said  James, disappearing, "You said if I  brought a good report from my teacher, you would give me a dollar; but  I didn't."  Hubby���������A word to the wise is sufficient, mv dear.  . Wifey���������I know it, Henry. That's  why I have to be continually and everlastingly talking to you.  Realize this ambition, wheri  assisted by Cuticura Oinfe*.  ment, by keeping your scalp  clean and free from dandruff  itching and irritation.  Samples Free by Mail  '" Cuticura Sonp iuhI OlntmciH wild tlirouKtumt tttf  TfftrM. Uhrral Hamplo of wirli m/ille<I fir.-, with :<Z-tt  boo*. AtMrcev "Cul Icurn," I'cpl. K JKiiroti. t'.f'.4 THE   SUN,,. JRAND   FORKS,   B. C.  ������1)������ (Irani JfarkS #Utt j  Yesterday's War Summary  G. A. evans. Editor and publisher ' ���������   ^e Princess Patricias during  Ih  SUBSCRIPTION RATES !  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The Russians have again crossed  the Carpathians, and the Austrians  are swept out of most of Galicia.  The garrison besieged at Przemysl is  said to be in  a desperate  condition.  The Australians have annexed  Bougainville inland, another of the  Solomon islands over which the  German flag flew and about the last  of the German island* in the Pacific.  In Flanders and France there has  been a lull in the fighting on most  of Ihe front. The French capture  half of Stciribach, in   upper Alsace.  Don't  wait' too Jong  to  'have "that  reset.'   Your diamond set  while you wait.  We have a  nice line of  mounts in stock now  D, MORRISON  JEWELER-OPTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  Has a large supply 6f FEED AND, FLOUR on  hand at RIGHT PRICES. .  Flour from $2.50 to $4.00.per ] 00 pounds.  Satisfaction guaranteed.      -"��������� : '���������"'  -  PHONE 95     FIRST STREET, GRAND FORKS . P. 0. BOX 610  because its large subscription list  has been obtained, and is maintained, merely on its. merits as a  newspaper. It uses no indirect or  questionable methods to.secure subscribers.  The   annual   Christmas   tree for  the Sunday school of  Holy   Trinity  church was held in the   parish  hall  on Wednesday evening.    Eighty   of  the   S3   scholars  were  present, to  gether with about 150  of their sis  ters, their,   brothers,   their   cousins  '   and their aunts.    Rev. P.   C.   Hay-  man distiibuted the piizes   won   by  tne   scholars,  and   Santa Claus pre  sented   each   child   with   a   bag of  candy aud an apple.    The giving ol  tae piizes and presents was preceded  by an excellent entertainment by the  childien.      Gladys   Rashleigh   and  Marion Kerby gave recitations; Tannic Barle'e sang "Old   Jack  Frost,!'  and Gladys Armsou, Maurice   Lane  and Mary Acres followed  with  recitations,    A   recitation,   "Gnoice   of  Trades,'   was also gi\eu by ten boys.  A song by Rita Niks was followed by  recitations by Nora Harris aud Ruth  Eureby.    Hilda  Hood   danced the  Highland fiing so gracefully that the  audience    insisted   on   an   encore  Recitations   by Edith-Eureby  andlescapps  Lenore Uronant were followed  by a  movement song by sixteen girls.    A  few remarks were made by   Arthur  Latham, after which recitations were  given by Margery Xeron aud Francis  Latham.  A song by Helen Clayton,  a flag song by the boys and   a  flag  drill   by   the girls were followed by  ���������'Tipperary," which   concluded the  program.  A Cutlery Salute  Discipline aboard   men of-war be  longing to tropical countries   is   not  as  stiict   as    that   obtaining on the  vessels of colder countries.    In   fact,  in some instances it is very lax. The  Defense,   a    Haelian    naval   vepsel,  was  lying  in the  harbor of Port an  Prince.     One    day   a  rnessco'k, for  some reason, cleaned about a peck of  knives and forks on   tbe   gun deck,  and    being   suddenly    called   away  and   not   wishing  to spend time to  go to the galley, he seized  the in ess-  I pot   full   of   knives and    forks and  stuck it in tbe muzzle   of   the   ten-  inch   gun, putting  the   tampion in  after   it.    About    an    hour    after  ward the admiral came aboard, and  as.the gun was loaded   with   blank,  they   used   it   to  fire a salute.    It  happened that the gun   was  aimed  toward the town and   almost   point  blank   at   the   Grand    hotel.    The  gue-t-   assembled    on   the porch to  witne.-s   the   ceremonies,    when   to  their amazement  they we re.   saluted  with   a   rain   of   knives  and fo ks,  which   stuck   against   the   wooden  walls   like   quills   on   a porcupine.  Fortunately   no   one   was hurt, al  there   were   many    narrow  A Great ������Var Map  We would  gladly  distribute   free  of charge to every Sun reader a  war  map. but an indiscriminate distribu  tion   of   the  map- we are offering is  impossible.     It is the best   war map  issued beyond question.     It  is   3������x  2% feet, and shows every city, town,  village and hamlet, every river   and  mountain in the whole, war area.  We offer The .Sun and that gr< at  weekly, The Family ' Herald and  We.-kly Star for une year each for  ���������SI.50. and every person taking ad  vantage of this offer will receive,  from the Family Herald a copy "of  the war map free of charge. 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They immediately cleanse and regulate the stomach, remove the sour, fermenting food  and foul gases; take the excess bile  from'the liver and. carry off the constipated waste matter and poison  from the intestines and bowels. V  10-cent box from your druggist -will  keep your liver and bowels clean;  stomach sweet and head clear for  months.  ��������� i'hey work while you sleep.  John Wanamaker says in Judicious  Advertising: "Advertising doesn't  jerk; it pulls. It begins very gently  at first, but.the pu'.l is steady. lb in  creases day by day and year by year,  until it exerts an irresistible   power."  The Sun, at SI a year,.is.'.superior  to any ������2 a year paper printed '"...in the  Boundary.- This is the reason why  we do not have to resort to gambling  sehemos to gain new subscribers or to  hold those we al read v have.  Accept no substitutes, but  get the  ���������The Grand   Forks Sun. 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It is beyond question the  most comprehensive map printed  'TVHE SUN has completed ar-  *     rangements by which our  readers can  secure a copy   of  this excellent map free of charge.  P  Here Is Our Of f er Good  For 15 Days Only  TPHE   price   of  The   Family  * '   Herald and Weekly Star,  Canada's  Greatest  Newspaper,  is one dollar a year.  THE price of Thc Grand Forks  *     Sun is one dollar a year.  W  E now offer both papers  one year each, including  a copy of The Family Herald's  'War Map, size 30x40 inches, in  a neat folder of con- ������r| pf|  venient size  for. only  w*��������� v\l  TPHIS offer applies to all sub-  *     scribers, new or  renewal,  who pay for the two papers inside next 30 days from this date.  TO follow the war situation intelligently The Family Herald War Map is necessary. It  should be in every Canadian  Home.  Order at Once  Tn<  orks  STANDING OF PUPILS  Tlie following is the list t'f pupils  of the public; school iu order of merit,  as determined by "examination during  November and December:  ENTRANCE CLASS.  Heath Hales'   .      Ralph Gill  Alice Bowen  Pauline Sloan  Robert Holmes  Alice Spraggetb  Ida DeCew  Hugh  Wells  Hector Morrison  Vera Lleid  Al Peterson  Joyce MacLeod  Alexis Fulkerson  El vera Walker  Amy Frunkovitch  Herb Dinsmore   ,  .Stanley Massie  Holger Peterson  Lawrence Holmes  Catherine Stall'ord  Maudie Peck ham   Wilfred Holmes  Quentin Quinlivan lleggie Hull  Walter Peterson     Blair Cochrane  Marg't Mcllwiiine  Lauren a Nichols  Ivia Michener  Helen Peterson  Demaris Ryan ,  Willard "Shaw  Ray Quinlivan  Gladys Ardiel  Gordon Fulkerson Agnes Stafford  Mildred Meikle       Evelyn Haner  DIVISION II,  Sarah McCallum    Joseph Benin  Earl King George Cooper  Margaaet Graham   Gwenuy Mcllwaine  Mane Barnum  Pearl Bryenton  Anna Beran  Eddie Mcllwaine  Uvo Wells  Frances Sioan  Hope Williams  Kathleen O'Connor Mary Cooper  En^f-man Jacobsen Laura Allen'^  Kathleen  Kerby    Dorothy Burns  Mildred Hutton  Gladys Latham  John Hen-  Lily-Ardiel  Ethel Jacobsen  Fritz Schliehe  Willie Meikle  Merle Heir  James Lyden  Harriett Gaw  Loretta Lyden  Fay Tryon  Thomas Reburn  Violet Walker  Murrel Galloway  Fred Meinel  Abrarn Mooyboer  Viola Pell  Victor Reed  Ruby Keeling  Susie Brown  Aurena Barnum  Garibaldi   Bruno  Liliian Kelleher  Glen Sampson  Stanley Murray  Wilfred Brown  Donald Laws  Dorthy Jacobsen  Doris Buidou  Helen Campbell  Bernard Crosby  Rose Petersen  Hope Benson  Lydia Kelleher  Frank  Verzuh  Vera Donaldson  JCarl Kelleher  Gladys Rashleigh  DIVISION ill.  Brendallumphreys  Lizze.ua Irving  Zoe Kirk  Anna Anderson  Vernon Smith  Bern ice Kennedy  Amy Murray  AmbroseM' Kinnon  Ewing McCallum  .  Helen Massie  Margaret Michener  Gordon Murray  Robert O'Connell  Harold Fair  Gwen Humphreys Emery Todd  Amy Heaven Arthur Patterson  Muriel Spraggett  Ethel   Wright  B  Cecelia Lyden  Vernon Siddall  Vernon Forrester  Francis Fritz  Phyllis Atwood  DIVISION IV.  class A Gladys Bryenton  Morris Baineson     Julia Downey  Amelia Wiseman    George Meikle  Isabelle Glaspell     Olivine Galipeau  Florence Melntyre Aleeta Nichols  Jennie Miller Glory Morrison  Corena Harkness class b  Alfred Downey      Norma Erickson  Edward Potentier Harry Kelleher  Harold Hood Sam Erickson  Ruth Erickson       Teddy Cooper  Ray Forrester  Peter Miller  Lottie Petersen  Alice Galipeau  Walter Larsen  Annie Crosby  Jeanette Raeburn  Joseph Rowlandson  Antonette SchlieheOhristopher  Pell  DIVISION   V  junior in        Fred Wiseman  Emilie Painton       Randolph  Davis  GladysMcLauchlanEsther Anderson  Lenore Cronant     Grace Wiseman  Charlie Cooper  Margery Keron  May Crosby  Emma Irving  Jack Beau  SENIOR  ii  Francis Latham  Boyd Nicholls  Nellie Mills  Peter Peterson  Mary Mil lei-  Kenneth McArdle Ellen Harkness  Robert Tryon  DIVISION VI.  Guner Lindgren  Denis O'Connor  George Hodgson  Eloise Stafford  Howard DeCew  Margaret Fowlor  Tannis Barlee  Holeh Simpson  Amy Peckham  Willie Sprinthall  Reid McKie  Georgo Brown  Harold King  Isabel Bowen  Cecelia Crosby  Renwick Williams  Charlie Bishop  Joseph Grenier  Clara Brunner  Oswald Walker  John Meinel  Ray Brown  Raymond Harris  Blanch Kennedy  Grace Green  Thelrna Hutton  Orville Baker  Mary Beran  David McDonald  Grace Graham  Reggie Heaven  Lee Sunl  Wesley Todd  Dorothy Meikle  Douglas Barlosv  Lavina Crowder  James Need ham  Coryl Campbell  Gladys Armson  Leo Mills  Harold Quinlivan  Sydney Buxton  Nicholas Skrebni-ff  Frances U' Ren  William Nelson  Mary Errett  Lilian Hull  Flora McDonald  Dean Kennedy  "  DIVISION VII  Leonia U'Ren  Willie Skrebneff  Arthur Bryenton  Lawrenc M'Kinnon  Ernest Baker  FIRST READEil  Ruth Eureby  Harry Dytntryk  Alberta McLeod  Alice Peterson  Hardy G lis wold  Lizzie Gordon  Connie Burdon  Chow Funy  .{  SFCOND PIUJIER  Annie Crosby  Gunnar  Halle  Anita Jacobsen  Kenneth Campbell  Frank Worden  John de Visser  Clare Donaldson  Jeff Ryan  Dorothy Schliehe John Peterson  Freddy Cooper Herbert Heaven  Llew Humphreys Harry Slacy  Alt'onse Galipeau Pearl Bruu  James Pell  Nellie Allan  Addie Barrow  Vera Lyden  Lewis Waldon  Margaret Bruno  CLASS A  Clifford Brown  Nora Harris  Annie Marovich  Lillian Brown  Aubrey Keeling  Muye Farmer  Helen O'Connell  J oil 11 Lane  Lola  Baker  Kenneth Murray  Clare U'Ren  Evelyn Stafford  DIVISION   VIII.  Joe Japp  Walter Anderson  Mary Fleming  Vivian McLeod  John Bluekins  Florence Giomber  Ruby Eyer  Irene Frankovitch Ernest Green  Theodore Caron  Stuart Ross  John Green  Jennie Allan  Fred Galipeau  Emily Penrose  Reginu Frechette  Ethel Miller  CLASS Ii  Joseph bishop  Rita Niles  Jack Miller  Gladys Lindeburg  Helen Wharton  Clarence Liddicoat  CLASS c  Nick Verzuh  Francis Crosby  Edmond   Wells  Helen Wiseman  Ivan Morrison  Harry Carpenter  Sylvester Kraus  Marvin Penrose  GOOD MORNING!  WE ARE INTRODUCING  American Silk  American Cashmere  Anierictm Cotton-Lislo  Thoy have stood the test. Give reul-fool  comfort. No scums to rip. Never-bc-  oomcs'loo-e or buggy. 'I'he shape is knit  in���������not pressed in.  GUARANTEED for iiiieness, style,  superiority of workmanship. Absolutely  stniulo.-,s. Will wear t! months without  holes, or now ones free,  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to every on'.'seiKliirp us $1.00 in currency  or postal inito. to cover nflvortlMiifj unci  shipping expenses, we will suutl post-paid'  with written cuariintco, hacked by a five  million dollar company, <>l: her  3 PAIRS OF OUR 75C. VALUE  American  SilK Hosiery,  OR 4 PAIRS OF OUR 50C. VALUE  .America" Cashmere Hosiery,  OR 4 PAIRS OF OUR 50C. VALUE  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery,  OR   6  PAIRS OF CHILDREN'S HOSIERY  Give the color, size,and whether Ladies'  or Gent's Hosiery is desired.  DON'T DELAY -Offer expires when  a denier in your locality is selected.  THE INTERNATIONAL HOSIERY GO.  P.  O.   BOX  244  .     DAYTON, OHIO, U.  S. A.  CharlotteLuscombeEster Laurie  Elsie Nelson  Elsa Morelia  Dorothy Latham  Alice Erickson  Lloyd Quinlivan  DIVISION IX  Eva Lindabarg  Grace Brau  Peter Switliohnoff  Charlie Shannon-  GLASS A  Helen Clayton  Ruth Larama  Lorue Murray  Luuis Gill  Olive Irving  Ruth Hesse  Gertrude Cook  CLll'ord Clayton  George Manson  Arne Ilalle  Euna Luscombe  Aluert Snyder  Ik-rue Scott  Jellies Clark  V..*,et Meikle  Rupert Sullivan  Vera Bickei ton  'Dorothy DeCew  Frank Gordon  Isabel Innes  Fred Bryenton  Arthur Hesse  Charles Anderson  Kenneth Massie  Lucy Teabo  Earl Pitzpatrick  Vera McAllister  Janet Lichoft  Hazel Wald'in  Elsie Liddicoat  Mildred Wetiierell  CLASS u  John Matissa  DoraMacLauchlan Peter Sautono  Anna Keeling Carl Peterson  Walter Rashleigh Marguerita Pessi  Emerson Reid Colby Wisf'iiian  Henrv Reid Git>iMorell  Harry   Cooper Rumipi iVssi  Francis Caron  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Made   to   Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds..  Upholstering   Neatly   Done  KAVANAGH &  McCUTCKEON  WINNIPEG AVENDE  rJ  In your favor is good printing. It starts things off in  your favor. People read your  arguments, reasons, conclusions, when attractively presented. It carries weight.  Enterprising men use GOOD  printing because it GETS  BUSINESS. If you don't  already known our kind of  printing, lei us show you.  It's a certtinty that we can  save you money, too.  Phone R 74.  O  V  ���������e Sun Print Shop  ��������� m ������!������������������������������   nimn   mm ������������ HUM   Villl|i"ll   uamHUWl   liHIUHLUm.'iaiLWIIJ^ia.W.l HijIWUMI" IW ���������.  <umlfA' fcM������ia.HW V"VWWm M. -.W- Wtt. J-"*L.' >UI!hAi'. .OH ,l",T>WZtJL.H.l JH-M PHEBBE1I THE    SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,    B. C.  fV* ���������|MT-VJ.-**MyS.'(������l"^lSW.TC,^'JHllOw, iWWVTxwIWWfcyCrt. KUS. .T<MUC^rHwV-*������*rv*>WMftMUUnKftJnENI  *j������ *-. ./. *-rw/^'v������.-^<JV.tvrt*flr^.������irA'������Av-^.,-\t3K*V������a.l.*-������'3rN*������*VflJjp  Are your hands chapped, cracked  or sore ? Have you " cold cracks "  which open and bleed when tha skin  iu draY/rt tight? Hava you a cold  sore, frost bite, chilblains, or a "raw"  place, which attimes makc3 it ngony  for you lo go about your household  duties ? If so, Zam-Buk will give you  relief, and will heal tho frost-damaged  skin. Anoint the sore places at night)  ������am-Buk's rich healing essences will  sink into the wounds, end the smarting, and will heal quickly,  Mrs. Yellbn, of Portland, says : "My  hands wcro bo eore and cracked that it  ���������was agony to pub them near water.  When I did bo thoy would smart and  burn as if I had scalded them. I seemed  quite unablo to get) roliof from anything  I put on them until I trio.'l Zam-Buk,  and ib succeeded' whon all clso had  failed. It-closed tlie big cracks, g^vo  roe oasa, soothed tho inflammation, and  in a Yery short time healed my hands."  Zam-B-uk also cures chafing, rasket, vintir  eczema, vilee, ulcers, festering sores, eon heads  c,7id bacxi, abscesses, pimples, rir.g.isorm, 4tc.  cute, burns, bruises, eciildf), iprains. Of all  druggists ar.d etores, or pott free from thc Zam-  Buk Co., Toronto.   Price BOo a boa.  \ Killing Men by Machinery  j Those who care about facts will find  food for thought in the official reports  of-a recent naval victory (or disaster)"  in the North Sea. A submarine with  a crew of eight or nine men attacks  and chiles three cruisers carrying  about 2,->00 men. Of these latter some  1,400 are crowned. These men wore  not challenged to fight; they were not  summoned to surrender; they were  murdered wholesale while asleep in  their bunks���������cheaply, expeditiously,  and with a minimum of risk to those  who destroyed them. That is modern  war. The affair described is discussed at great length by naval experts,  who arguo whether battleships aro  obsolete. The "victors" are lauded  and decorated, and take their place  in Lho world's news. Blackboard  would understand that victory and ap-  provo it, so would Attila, so would  Nero, but we should like to see a  board oi! naval strategists trying to  explain these modern methods to Sir  Philip Sidney or Nelson or Bayard.  The modern world is more practical  than chivalrous.���������Collier's.  IA New and Better Europe Coming  "Across tho smoke and- storm of  European battlefields one can see  great, dim structures, vast structures,  of a new and better Europe and a new  and better Christendom than we have  even known before. We see emerging  from the conflict���������first, the great principle of. the rights of nationalities;  second, the great principle-of the integrity of states and nations, their old  unity and integrity, restored; and we'  see the sanctions of international law  so established that the most audacious  power will not be anxious to challenge  them. Millions of men are going to  suffer and shod their blood in Europe  in tho next few weeks. No one can  compute tho -tragedy of what Is taking place. Lot us make suro..that that  does not lako place without a result  which shall repay thc suffering, which  shall make our children look back and  say, 'For all they suffered, they were  right.'"���������Winston Churchill, at Liverpool, '  k METALL  W^S^^^sms^^  'Tis a Marvellous Thing.���������When the  cures effected by Dr. Thomas' Eclec-  tric Oil aro considered, the speedy and  permanent relief it has brought to  the suffering wherever it has been  used, it must be regarded as a marvellous thing that so potent a medicine  should result from .the six ingredients  which enter into its composition. A  trial will convinco the most skeptical  of Its healing, virtues.  Boys in -the Battle Line  Thc war between the North and the  South was fought by real boys���������drummer boys, boy privates, boy colonels  and even boy generals. In the beginning- of that, struggle 40 per cent, of  the enlistment were of youths under  21. At that time the regulations did  not permit the enlistment of soldiers  younger, than 18. But before long the  recruiting officers began to muster  those who "looked old enough to  serve," whether they were 13 or 16  or even youths. In tho Union army a  compilation of the enlistments shows  that there were 25 boys, "soldiers,"  who were only ten years or younger;  225 who were nat more than 12, 1,523  Mistress���������Mary, I'll make thc pudding myself today.  Cook���������If yo do, mum, I'll have to  quit.  Mistress���������Why so, Mary?  Cook���������������������������Tho rulos of our union don't  allow us to work in a place where nonunion 'labor is employed on any part  of tlie work, mum.���������Boston Trans-  script.  A  'S  For All Standard Firearms  TT must be a satisfaction to the individual rifle,  pistol or revolver user to know that" his preference for Remington-UMC Metallics is shared alike  ' by professional experts, crack shots, and sportsmen!  in all parts of the world. ���������  So in ever-increasing quantities Remington-UMC Metallics  are made for every standard make and for every calibre in use  ���������rifle, pistol and revolver.  Get them from the dealer who Hhown tho R*d Ball Mark ofRcminfr  ton-UMC���������tha Sign of the Sportsmen's Hcadnuartera.  To keep your c������n cleaned and lubricated right, use Rem Oil, th������  new powder solvent, rust preventative, nnd c������" lubricant.  Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge Co.  Windsor, Ontario  FARMERS,  Can always make oure of getting the highest prices for WHEAT, OATS,  BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping their car lots to FORT WILLIAM  AND  PORT ARTHUR and having  them sold on commission by  THOMPSON   SONS   AND   COMPANY,  THE WELL-KNOWN   FARMERS' AGENTS.  ADDRESS   701-703   Y.,   GRAIN   EXCHANGE, WINNIPEG.  RIGHT TO HEALTH  No Reason Why They Should Suffer From  Backaches and Headaches  To evory woman belongs the right  to enjoy a healthy, active, happy life,  yet nine out of ten suffer, often in  silence, from splitting headaches, tor.  turing backaches, violent heart palpitation or some, other, of the many  evils that follow anaemia, or blood-  lessness.  That is why one sees so many  women with pale, -thin cheeks, dull  eyes and drooping figures���������sure sign3  ���������     -       - All  PRESS .FOR   PIONEER.CLAIMS  that the blood is out of order,  who were 15 or under, 84,401 who had  suftenng women should win the right  not  readied  their    17th  year,   'and   to be Ave11 b-v refreshing their weary  is no more necessary  than S ni a 11 p o x, Army  experience has demonstrated  the almost miraculous efficacy, and harmlessness, or Antityphoid Vaccination.  Be vaccinated NOW by your physician, you and  your family. It is more vital than house insurance.  Ask your physician, druggist, or send for "Have  you had Typhoid?" telUnB or Typhoid Vaccine,  results from use, and danger from Typhoid Carriers. -  TjiC CUTTER LABORATORY,  BERKELEY, CAL,  PtOOUClHS VACC1KES ft SERUMS UNDER U. S, GOV. LICEUSI  Why He Waited  -...Here is one that was toid7 by Congressman James McAndrews oi Illinois:  An office boy in the employ of������a big  city concern went on an errand that  should have taken him 10 minutes to  perform. It was nearly an hour be-  foro he got back.  "Look here, Jimmy," heatedly remarked the boss when the youngster  finally blew into the office, "does it  take you an hour to run down to the  corner?"  "It did this time, Mr. Smith," frankly answered Jimmy. "A man-dropped  a quarter down a hole in the sidewalk."  "I see." sarcastically returned the  boss. "I suppose it took you all this  time to get it out?"  "Yes, sir," innocently replied Jimmy, "I had to wait until the man went  Unless worms be^ expelled from tho  ���������jystem, no child "can be healthy.  ^Iother Graves' Worm Exterminator is  ihe ��������� best medicine extant to destroy  jvorrns. . ���������������  "Do you know where Johnny7 Locke  Uves, my little boy?" asked a gentle  Voiced old lady.  "He ain't home, but if you give me  *j penny I'll find him for you right  >?," replied the lad.  "All right, you're a nice little boy.  ,Vow, where is he?"  "Tanks���������I'm him."  year,  1,151,-13S who were IS or under! In all  that grand arm/ of the republic the  soldiers who had enlisted at 21 or  under outnumbered those who had  passed their 22nd birthday 2,159,787  to 018,571.���������Boston-Globe.  Wo believe  MINARD'S LINIMENT  is the best:  Matbias Foley, Oil" City, Ont.  Joseph Snow, JJorway, Me.  Charles Whooten, Mulgrave, Is'. S.  Rev. It. O. Armstrong, Mulgrave. N.' S.  Pierre Landers,   Senr.,   Pokemouche,  N. B.  Thomas Wasson, Sheffield, N. B.  Col. Henry Watterson, who has  made a collection of unicuie personal  advertisements, tells of a fencing of  wits that once took place in a Berlin  newspaper.   One ad. read:  "The gentlema.1. who -found a purse  containing money and valuable papers,  in the Blumenstrasse, is earnestly re-  questioned to forward it to the address  of the loser, as he. is recognized."'  The finder retorted with this:  "Thc recognized gentleman who  found a purse, containing money and  valuable papers, begs that the"loser  will call at his house at the earliest  convenient ^moment."���������-New York  American.  Had No Power  Minard's  Liniment Cures Colds, &c.  She was a widow, and had buried  throe husbands, "fwas leap year, and  she wont to'iuspect the graves of the  departed with the men who had paid  her marked attention in years gone by.  After contemplating them iu mournful  silence for a time she turned to her  companion and sighed: "SIntro, Pat,  me ould love, ye might have been in  that row now if ye had only had a  littlo more courage."  Willie���������Paw, what Is the difference  between a political job and an ordinary job?  Haw���������You have to work hard to  get a political job and you have to  work hard lo hold an ordinary job,  my son.  Regularity-  of the bowels is an absolute necessity for good health. Unless tho  waste matter from the food which  collects there 13 got rid of at least  once a day, it decays and poisons the  whole body, causing biliousness, indigestion and sick headaches. Salts  and other harsh mineral purgativea  irritate thc delicate lining of the  bowels. Dr. Morse's Indian Root  Pills���������entirely vegetable ��������� regulate  the bowels effectively^ without weak'  aning, sickening or griping,   Use  Locomotor   Ataxia,     Heart    Trouble  and Nervous Spells Yielded to Dr.  Chase'c Nerve Food  It' would be easy to tell you how  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food cures locomotor ataxia and derangements of  heart and nerves, out it may be more  satisfactory to you to read this letter.  Mrs. Thos. Allan, R.F.D. 3, Sombra,  Ont.. writes: "Five years ago I suffered a complete breakdown, and frequently had palpitation of the heart.  Since that illn'ess I have had dizzy  spells, had no power over my limbs  (locomotor ataxia) and could not  walk straight. At night I would have  severe nervous spells, with heart palpitation, and would shake as though  1 had the ague. I felt improvement  after using the first box of Dr. Chase's  Nervo Food, and after continuing the  treatment can now walk, cat and sleep  well, have no nervous spells and do  not require heart medicine. I have  told several of my neighbors of the  splendid results obtained from the use  of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50c a box,  G for .fU.50, all dealers, or Kdmansoti,  Bates & Co., Limited, Toronto.  bodies with the new, rich blood of  health that promptly transforms>them  into healthy, attractive-women. There  is no other medicine can supply this  new, rich blood so speedily and so  surely as Dr. William's' Pink Pills for  Pale People. Through this medicine  thousands of-tired, suffering women  have found new health and strength.  Mrs. James Drost, Chipman, N.B.,-  says: "For years I did not know what  it was to be entirely free from headache or backache. : My hands were  cold and clammy all the time. It  was difficult for me to get my work  done, and to walk even a short distance 7would leave me completely  worn out. My life was one of constant worry and I thought I would  never be better. I was doctoring all  the time but without a bit of benefit/  and finally the doctor stopped giving  me medicine as he said he could not  help me. ; Do. you wonder that I was  in despair. My mother urged me to  take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, but I,  said, "what's the use, medicine can't  help me." However my husband got  six boxes of the pills, and to please  him I began to take them. By the  time I had finished them I undoubtedly had improved stnd there was-the  signs of returning health in my  cheeks and hands. My husband  thought the improvement so great  that he got another half, dozen boxes,  and before these were completed I  was enjoying such good health as I  had not had in years, in fact, I was  a well woman, and have since enjoyed the best of health. I sincerely  feel "that I owe my life to Dr. Williams'. Pink Pills, and shall always  recommend them to all sick people."  You can get these pills at any  medicine dealers, or they will be sent  by mail,, postpaid, at 50 cents a. box  or six bores for $2.50 by writing The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  orses  oot P  a,  is  W. N. U. 1027  Marie���������I'm afraid you couldn't support me in the stylo to which I've been  accustomed.  Harry���������Well, styles aro always  changing, aren't they?  "Don't you enjoy getting next to  nature?"  "Only in a general way," replied  Mr. Growcher. "When some of the details of nature loom up such as a wasp  or a hornet, I want to keep my distance.'"���������Washington star.  is  Mr.  Crabb���������They  say    Pavlova  coming here to kill the tango,  Mrs. C���������rabb���������Well, she'll be too lato  Yon just murderc I it.---Exchange.  Lord Chief Justice.Clerk Braxfield  was a man of fow words and strong  business habits and consequently when  he courted, his second wife, he said  to her: "Lizzie, I'm looking out for a  wife, and I thought you just the person to suit me. Let me have your  answer on or off tomorrow, and nae  mair aboot it."  Tlie lady next day replied in the affirmative.  Shortly, after the marriago Lord  Braxfield's butler came to him to give  up his situation because he could not  bear her ladyship's ocntinual scolding.  "Man," Braxfield exclaimed, "ye've little to complain of; yo may bo thankful ye're no married to her."  To Cure a Corn fn  One Night  apply Putnam's Painless    Corn    Extractor.   It is sure, safe and painless.  Never fills,  always  cures. Insist on  having the genuine "Putnam's."  "Mother," asked Tommy, "is it 03fc������  rcct to say that you 'water tho horse'  when ho is thirsty'.'"  "Yes, my dear," said his mother.  "WcK, then," said Tommy, picking  up a saucer. "I'm going to milk the  cat."���������Journal of Commerce.  White     Settlers   of- Prince   Rupert's  Land   Prior  to   1870   to   Send  Deputation to Ottawa  The executive committee of "The  Pioneers cf Rupert's Land, 1836-1870,".,  decided to" "arrange to send a delegation of capable members, representing..the classes of which the association is composed, to Ottawa, with full  powers to effect the .settlement of  their claims on the Dominion under  the terms of the concession of the  North West by' the British government to Canada.  Resolutions were introduced and  passed to the following effect:  "That the matter not ..being of a  party character, this period of truce in  party strife is considered very suitable for its settlement.,'in the' spirit of  British justice.' Moreover, this time  of the great war in which--the empire  is engaged in fulfilling its treaty obligations is deemed fit and proper vfor  th) honorable discharge -of this unsettled-item of the inter-colonial 'understanding 'by. which Rupei't's Land  became united to Canada.  "That, while the nation 'which to  keep sacred its covenants, to maintain  its plighted word, is willing to give up  its treasures and to sacrifice the lives  of the best..and noblest of its "children,' it is obviously an occasion upon,  which' the - 'treaty' -rights of the pioneers should be. fully recognized."  The committee confidently expects  that the delegation now proposed will  persuade the ^Dominion government to  bring down a. bill at the coming session of parliament in favor of the  whites who were not benefited by.  Act 37 Vitcorisv Chapter 20, under  which only a certain number'of white  settlers received due consideration.  This act of justice merely requires  an amendment in the time limit of the  bill of 1874.  .-..'".  J^225S  Spare the children from suffering  from worms by rsing Miller's Worm  Powders, tho most effective vermifuge  ..that can be got with which to combat  these insidious foes of the young^and  helpless. There is nothing that excels  this preparation as a worm destroyer,  and when its qualities become known  in a household no other will be used.  The medicine acts by itself, requiring  no purgative to assist it, and so thoroughly that nothing more is desired.   "  fellow;   named  There was a young  Hugos,  Inordinately fond of his vughes:    .  He came home quite late,  No supper, he ate,  But went to bed in his shughes.  "D'ye ken Mac fell in the river on  his way home last nicht?" ,  "You don't mean to say he was  drowned?" "  "Not drowned, mon, but badly diluted."���������London Opinion.  Ethel���������Oh, Jack, be careful tonight.  Papa's brought home a bulldog.  Jack���������That's all right. The dog used  to belong to, me aud I got the dealer  to sell him to your father.���������Baltimore  American.  Mary had an aeroplane  Its wings were white as snow;  But every time she wished to fly,  The plane refused to go.  SISIllSMKSiP  ions  lasier   .  "F the child has a  Lbig,  generous  light to study by.  The  lamp saves eye  strain. It is kerosene light at its best  ��������� clear, mellow,  and unfiickering.  The RAYO does not'  smoke or smell. It is  easy to light,- easy to  clean, and easy to re-  wick. The, RAYO  costs little j^ but you  cannot get a better  lamp at any price.  Made in Canada  i  =  w  I  R0YAL1TE OIL U Lest for all utes  THE IMPERIAL OIL CO., Limited  V/inaipej   Ctlrary   Rosiaa Montreal  Quebec      Halifax     Edmonton   S������katoa  Vancouver Toronto Ottawa  PHSHIS  ra  i  The country had suffered greviously  from drought, and a request had gone  forth for public prayer in all the  cliurcliQS* *  "O Lord," prayed the divine, "send  us rain, not a heavy rain to flood our  fields and wash'away our fences, but  a gentle drizzle-drozzle, drizz'ic-drozzle  for about a week."  Isaacstein���������Ah, yes, madam, here Is  von of our latest Paris creations;.  Mrs. Chatterson���������Parts? What av������  those  perforations?   .  "Those are bullet holes."���������Life.  EVERY NEURALGIC HEADACHE CURED!  USE "NERVILINE"���������IT WON'T FAIL  "You aro charged with permitting  your automobile to stand unattended  for over an hour," chanted the judge.  "Well, I defy anybody to teach the  darn thing to sit down," protested the  prisoner before tho court attendant  dragged him away.���������Buffalo Express.  "Feythcr," said littlo Mickey,  "wasn't it Pathrick Ilinry that said,  'Lot us havo peace?"  "Niver!" said old Mickey. "Nobody  be th' name of Pathrick iver said anything loike thot."���������Ladies' Home Journal.  The   Miraculous   Healing  Power of this Liniment  is Unfailing  RUB   ON   NERVILINE  There may be a thousand pains; yet,  excepting sciatica, neuralgia is tho  worst. Most remedies aro not strong  enough or penetrating enough to relieve neuralgia. You know everything  you have tvied has failed to give even  momentary relief, and you have decided that neuralgia must be borne forever.  Do not make this mistake���������try  NERVILINE.  Apply it to thc sore spot. Notice  the glow that spreads deeper and  wider as I-Tcrviline's curative power is  carried further and further into the  tissue. 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Lf  n TELL  SYSTEM OF ESPIOi^GE   MAINTAINED   BY   KAISER  Story of a Confessed Spy who was Employed in the British Isles  to Secure Inside Information in Furtherance of German  Plans Against Britain  The Royal Horse Artillery  of  lu view-of the reported discovery in  Scotland of a' practically unused building; owned by Germans, on magniiic-  ent-concrote-foundations in a position  from which big guns could command  the Forth bridge, striking interest attaches ".o a warning to the British  authorities given by Dr. Armgaard  Karl Graves, a confessed spy, in a  book-which was in the press before  the war broke out.  "Tho Firth of'Forth    Bridge,"    he  ��������� Bays/'"constitutes'a grave danger to  the Rossyth Royal .naval base. For  this reason, its location between Itos-  ��������� - Byth and the.seas is a decided menace.  'In the event of hostilities,- in fact be-  " ' fore the outbreak of war, it is no ways  impossible to blow up the Firth of  Forth bridge and bottle all war vessels-concentrated at the Rossyth base..  They could thus be bottleu up for  several days powerless, while a foreign fleet SAvept at the Scottish coasts.  The British foreign office will understand what I mean by this: Look to  the middle islana. I found it to be  partly intervened with soft, . soapy  Neiss, making natural ruts and cavi-  '- ties that were ideal'for the placing cf  explosives.   I learned alsc that along  ... the Edinburgh approach to the Firth  of Forth bridge were two pieces of  ground- and houses entirely owned  by Germans-although the deeds stood  in Scottish names. Moreover, little  fishing hamlets on either, side of tho  bridge hai^ored more than one supposed .Swedish fisherman but who in  reality had his name still on the German naval register. In the event of  trolible thise men, using explosives  stored in the two houses in question,  could have blown the middle island to  atoms."  "Dr. Graves," it must be explained,  is an assumed name. The writer  states that he is a member of a well-  known European family (not German,  ��������� it would appear), and that he' had  been disowned by them as the outcome of a violent family quarrel. He  entered the service- of "the German  war office in the* expectation that  through the influence of a powerful  patron' his family possessions would  be  restored to  him.    He    executed  ��������� .'.'secret commissions, he states, at Port  Arthur   before    tho    Russo-Japanese  -    war; in the Balkans, in France and in  ��������� Great Britain, and his strongly circumstantial account of the workings  . of the   German ' intelligence   depart-  '   ment is of absorbing interest, and to  the lay mind seems almost sufficiently  powerful    to    carry    conviction.    Its  - historical value,   however,    would be  " foolish for the layman to attempt to  assess.  One of the most interesting chapters in the book-is concerned with the  . famous "Agadir incident" of 1911. On  that occasion Europe was brought to  the verge of war and the German war  party exerted every effort to bring  about a rupture of diplomatic relations with France. The German warship Panther entered the Agadir harbor, but was withdrawn by the captain after he had received an ultimatum from French and British warships.  Dr. Graves states that he himself was;  despatched-by the Kaiser with a secret verbal message to the captaiii of  the Panther who was instructed on no  account to use force, even though he  might receive contrary official instructions. The incident,' according  to' Dr. Graves, was deliberately  brought about by the German Emperor,    as a means of determining how-  ��������� closely Britain was willing to stand  by France in the event of trouble.  "It.took a master stroke to bring the  situation up to tlie point of war," says  the author, "for it was a" dangerous  business,   with   all Germany   roaring  i. for war���������and then avert war when  "England and France were on the verge  of-it. The results were before him.  By creating the situation, -he knew  that he had two powerful.ene'mies opposed to him. Good! What he would  do now would be to -.-try to take one  nation and secretly ally himself with  ��������� It, leaving the other out in the cold.  Then began the intrigues which planned the isolation of France." '  Of the belief which prevailed among  some pacificists jefore the outbreak of  war that German, Socialism, would,  prove powr rful enpugli to. prevent a  , European armageddon, .Dr. Graves  says, "To. a close student these assertions .are absolutely wrong. Teutonic  /Germanic races have ever.been given  Mo deeply analytical,'philosophical  studies, criticising and -dissecting  the policies of their rulers. But underlying" you will find a deeply practical,  sense and appreciation of material  benefits The. German Socialist is in  fact a practical dreamer,.quite in contrast to his mercurial, effervescent  Latin prototype.  Dr. Graves' Believes the German  secret service to be the most efficient  In the world. Next comes France and  Russia and then Britain .which has  only entered seriously into secret service work on the continent of Europe  during the past few years, but during  that period has made great progress.  He claims that in addition to the  fleet "of Zeppelins and other airships  the possession of which Germany has  acknowledged, others the nature of  whose construction, has been kept a  strict secret are also in reserve. These  have never been used In the general  manoeuvres. In these ships the Germans "have overcome the condition of  fculk and heaviness    of   structure by  their government chemists devising  the formula of a material that is lighter than aluminum yet whicn possesses  all that metals density and which has  the flexibility of steel. Airships not  among the twelve Germany admits  officially are made of this material. Its  formula is a government secret and  England or France would give thousands of dollars to possess it. v  "Tlie objection of the inflammability  of the lifting power has also "been  overcome. The power of the ordinary  hydrogen gas in all its various forms  has been multiplied threefold by a new  goVernnient chemical laboratory. This  gas has also the enormous advantages  of being absolutely non-inflammable."  Dr. Graves . expresses the opinion  that aeroplanes cannot prove successful in attacks upon Zeppelins, because  the Zeppelins can rise to a much  greater heiglit. "They don't have to  aim. They simply dump overboard  some of the new explosive of the German government, these new chemicals  having the propercy of setting on fire  anything that they hit. They aTe  simply throwing something at the city  of London. And remember that  whenever one of the new German explosives strikes, conflagration begins.  The "Japanese peril," Dr. Graves  states,.is a bogey deliberately manufactured by the German government  "to keep America's hands full in the  event of the coming European war. It  is all bluff, and occasionally Japan  must be rewarded for keeping up the  bluff. Let me emphasize, with all due  knowledge of the alarmist's; fears that  the United States needlnever fear. the.  'Yellow Peril' as long as she does not'  antagonize -the dominant powers of  Europe."       ��������� '  The��������� information as to the danger  which Dr. Graves said threatened-  thc Forth Bridge, was given "in return  for England's fair treatment of me  during my trial." Of the events which  preceded his arrest he says:  "Going -"ia .March, I arrived in  Edinburgh and'put up at the old Bedford -Hotel'On Prince's street, a quiet  select Scottish hostelry. r* registered  under my quasi-correct name of A. K.  Graves, M.D^, Turo, Australia". My  "stunt" was to convey the impression  of being an Australian .physician taking additional . post-graduate courses  .at tlie famous Scottish seat of medical  learning. After a few days' residence  at thc Bedford, I installed myself-in  private quarters at a Mrs. Macleod's,  23 Craiglea Drive, Edinburgh. The  ordinary expense* provided for my residential quarters was ?75 a week.  This, of course, did not include '.'extras" such as entertaining, motors;  etc.  "For the first fortnight i' quietly  took my bearings, creating a suggestion that I was a semi-invalid. Having by this time familiarized myself  with Edinburgh and surroundings, I  made frequent trips to the Firth of-  Forth,, upon which, was located the  Rossyth base. Now across the Firth  there is a long bridge. It is between  the Rossyth base and the North Sea.  Warships going to and from thenaval  'station pass under it. But more about  this bridge later���������something'for, the  beTrtefit of tho English admiralty.  ' "Gradually I worked myself into the  "confidence of. one of the bridge keepers. ���������- I shall not give the man's-name,-  for to do so would be to injure him,  a������id quite unwillingly he; gave me facilities for studying the naval base and  furnished me with scraps. f5f information that I wanted to know. For this he  received no money and he was not a  traitor to his country. Through the  little acquaintance I struck up. with  him I was- able to make a .thorough  study of the bridge and its structure���������  a strategic point, the bridge. Also,  through thc offices of my.good friend  the keeuer, I was" introduced, to some  of his ^pals" in the waterguard. Because of my intimate knowledge' of  Bo������bie Burns, Walter���������Scott, "iuside"  history of Prince Charlie, and���������ahem  ���������Scottish proclivity for a drop o'  whisky, they accepted me as a half  Scotchman.  ' ,  "From the waterguard I obtained  more definite information regarding  the Rossyth base. So much for thc  topographical knowledge'which could  only be obtained through personal  contact with men 'who actually knew  .every inch ol| the ground. The charts  back in Berlin could not give me  that exact information. The higher  scientific data of the fociilications  and the base, I obtained by social intercourse . with high placed officials  ���������officers and engineers at Rossyth  ���������whom I entertained at various  times. "������������������    .  ��������� "The schoolingl had.received in the  silhouettes presently canie in handy.  One.night my friend,, the bridge tender, learned that the fleet was getting  up steam. Accordingly, I stood on  the bridge that night and waited. At  five o'clock in the morning' a gray,  rainy foggy morning, through which  the ships moved almost ghost-like, I  made out sixteen Avar vessels. From  their silhouettes, I knew them to be  dreadnoughts, cruisers, and torpedo  boat destroyers. At once I filed a  cable by way of Brussels informing  the Intelligence Department of the  German navy that an English fleet  sixteen strong had put to sea. Subsequently I learned that in describing  the sixteen sftipa T had made only one  mistake "  was raging  falling like  slatter of  Charged   Through   an   Avalanche  Destruction  A. thrilling, story is told of the gallantry of the Royal Horse Artillery  and tho destruction of one of the big  German guns during the fighting on  the Rtver Aisne.  The Germans were moving one of  their biggest guns, drawn by a team  of 40.odd horses, behind a range of  hills. They had to pass a gap, which  exposed them to view. The movement of the guns was screened by a  bony of Hussars, but something went  amiss with the cavalry at the critical moment, and our gunners catching sight of tho movement, promptly  made up their minds to have a go.  The great artillery duel  at the full,, shells were  hail.  There was a sudden  wheels, and out" into the open rushed  a battery of horse artillery. The war  horses, driven at headlong speed,  thundered over the uneven ground  at racing pace.   :������������������'������������������-���������  The gun carriages, almost lifted  from the ground by the "headlong  rush, bounced over the broken surface, while guns wore trained on  them from every angle while shells  were bursting round them.  Still the gunners rode bravely on  through that avalanche of destruction���������it was Britain at her best.  They reached the angle they had  raced for, and the guns slipped into  action as though it were a trial day  at the Curragh camp.  The big gun of the enemy, with  its long train of horses, came from  behind the screen of hills to cross  the second gap, flanked by a squad  of cavalry.  Then the field artillery -spoke, its  deep-toned growling scarcely heard  amidst the deafening thunder that  was' shaking the whole battle front  like the booining of breakers on cliff-  crowned coasts. Shell followed shell  with lightning speed and deadly accuracy, the little band of British  gunners slipping round their guns  with cat-like activity and coolness.  ' The squad of cavalry in the gap  felt the iron hail, and men and  horses went down in tangled heaps.  The enemy tried vainly to rush  the big gun across the miry ground  to the safety of the hills ahead. The  horses went down and the men with  them; then,,like hammers on an anvil, the shells fell upon the long grey  gun "that -Krupps had built for the  siege of Paris, until it lay a useless  mass of steel!  WHAT THE GERMANS THINK WOULD BE EXACTED  Acre of Wheat for Empire  Patriotic Suggestion by Saskatchewan  Grain Growers' Association  Acting on the suggestion from one,  of the members of the Saskatchewan  Grain Growers' Association, the central organiaztion is makinc a unique  patriotic appeal to the farmers of this  province. The appeal is that eacli  grain grower will set apart one acre  of trfhd to sow with wheat next spring  the'proceeds from which will be given  to the Patriotic fund. The central organization has adopted this plan as it  appeals to them as a fair one, in which  An Interesting Article Written Six Years ago Giving the Opinion  of  a high  German   Personage on the Probable outcome  of Present War���������Expected to win within Six Months  A good deal has been written about  the terms to be imposed on Germany  when tho time comes to make peaca,  It is interesting to know, writes the  London correspondent'of the Scotsman, what the Germans themselves,  when looking forward to this -war,  thought would be the price they would  have to pay in the event of defeat. In  the latest number - to hand of the  French colonial organ, "La Depech'e  Coloniale,", there is republished anLarticle which appeared in the columns,  of .that journal just six years age, in  September, 1908. In this article a contributor reported a conversation he  had had with "a'high German person-  ag"e".on the prospects of a! European  war, and some of the statements then  advanced, make instructive reading at  the present time. This "high German  personage"���������-speaking it .will be remembered, six years ago���������said that in  Germany war !was expected to breaic  out in five years' time; The military  authorities were not ready for it at  the. moment, but they .calculated that  in five years they would be ready to  beat' both France - on land and this  country on the sea.  In their anticipated conquest of  France they were relying on the  French" religious and political dissensions, on the spirit of anti-militarism  on the proclamation of a general  strike .by the Labor Federation at  the outbreak of -/ar, on the physical  and moral decadence of the French,  on the disorganized condition of their  army and navy, on the pacific character of most of their educationists,  and on the revolt of the natives in  the French colonies. It was admitted,  however, that there was another side  to the picture. In the event of war  between the.powers of the Triple Al  liance and tho Triple Entente, thij  German prophet predicted a blockade  of the North Sea by; the British and  French fleets; the intervention of  Denmark, which would necesslta'. j the  detachment of a German army corps  to keep watch' on that country; a  (' nible revolt in Prussian Poland and  in Alsace-Lorraine; a' war which  might last six months, and consequently a defensive-war on the part  of France on her eastern frontier;  the landing of a British army of 120,-  000 men, commanded by. Sir John  French; an attack by an enemy of a  quarter of a million Russians in East  Prussia whert. Germany would be con-  tent to rc\ o.<. the defensive with  three army corps, the weakness of the  support given by Italy to the Triplo  Alliance; and a nvolt in German West  Africa. ���������-,:".  If the war'were to last longar than  six months, the opinion was expressed  that Germany would be ruined, and  the terms to which she might have to  submit if -her plans: miscarried were  set out as follows: The restoration of  Metz and lorraine to France; the neutralization of Alsace under the rule of  a Prince elected by the rest of Europe;" the restoration of Schleswig-  Holstein to Denmark; a war indemnity of 100 million:; to France, would  also take over Togoland and the Cam-  eroons, the surrender to Great Britain  of. West Africa, Heligoland, half .-.  dozen German battleships and a dozen  German cruisers; a war indemnity of  150 millions from Germany and Aus-  tr'v.to Russia, and other modifications of Germany's .eastern frontiers.  It may be doubted : (concludes the  correspondence) if Germany will get <  eff so lightly as this, financially, when  the time comes for settlement.  Germans Fled from Booty  of  A Funeral Procession and :: Herd  Oxen  Frighten the  Enemy  Refugees from Russian Poland re-'  late the following doings of the German troops in that territory.  A German force, headed by Lieutenant von Launitz, entered Konin  and occupied it without meeting any  resistance. The Germans immediately ordered the. inhabitants to bring  them. twenty hostages���������fifteen Jews  and five Christians���������who represented  the wealth and.the prominence of the  population. ������������������.,  When the hostages appeared before  the commander he told them that a  deep pit had been dug in the cemetery, and that if his orders were not  carried out" to the letter five Jews  and one Christian would be shot forthwith    and buried together in the pit  Repairing Airship in Clouds  all the farmers,, whether they had-a  poor crop this year or not, may take j prepared for We purpose."  paAfc'  i, - x-      -u      ���������r* ,     ,     "   After this grave warning  As  the. association has 850 .locals,  it is anticipated that the acreage under cultivation for patriotic purpose's  will be 50,000 acres and tlie crop, at  an average of 12 bushels per acre, as  this,year, would mean 600,000 bushels  of grain 'or almost an equal amount  of money. Truly a princely offering  from the farmers of Saskatchewan.  Ross Rifles Ord ered  Factory at Quebec WorkingNight and  Day and Cundays  For the first time the Ross rifle factory has started Sunday work,_besides  working night and day week days', to  get ahead with "the contract for a hundred thousand rifles which it has just  received from the British Government,  and which calls for complete delivery  in the space of a year. There are now  about S00 employees at the factory  and this number will be gradually increased until there are practically"  double that number, which will be  shortly after the new year. The rifle  dema.ided by the*"imperial'authorities  is tho same as issued to the Canadian  contingent. Extensive additions are  being made to the factory-  England Will Not Forget  India may be assured that Great  Britain will never, forget.-The ambition of British rule in India has always been to secure the well-being cf  its people. There have been blunders, and there have been misunderstandings, but India has shown us  that, with the fine instinct of a highly intelligent and highly civilized race,  she appreciates the good intentions  and that, with an equally fine chivalry,  she forgets the blunders. Now wo  stand together for all time, .two races  made as one by loyalty to the same  Throne and to the same ideals of progress and honor.���������London Daily Express.  Kaid Maclean Bereaved  That gailant old Scottish soldier,  Kaid Sir Henry Maclean, has suffered  a severe bereavement in the death of  his only .surviving son, Captain Andrew De Vere Maclean, of -the East  Surrey Regiment. Captain Maclean,  who was in the Special Rteserve of  Officers, joined his regiment at the  outbreak of the war, and fell in thc  fighting on the Aisne.  Sir Harry himself, before taking  service as military instructor of thc  Moorish Army, was In the C'Jth Fooc,  now the 2nd Battalion of the Welsh  Regiment.  the lieutenant commanded the terrorized  hostages immediately to deliver to  him 200 watches, 200 alarm clocks,  and 228 vfur caP3> the deficiency in  the figures to be compensated for by  a payment of^lOO marks (������5) per  article.  While this decree was in course of  'execution Lieutenant von Lounitz ordered his breakfast, in the menu of  which figured 2 lb. of salmon and  three bottles of cognac,- and also  breakfast for the lower ranks, who  were to be, treated to the same number of courses with the exception of  the "delicious" salmon. As, however,  there was not an ounce of salmon  obtainable throughout the length. and  breadth of the town of Konin, th3  lieutenant "graciously condescended  to delete this item from the menu.  When the" breakfast was over, a  parade was organized in the marketplace, the main feature of which consisted in the soldiers standing erect  with loaded rifles and reverently saluting Lieutenant von Launicz, who,  inebriated almost to blindness by the  cognac, was making convulsive,  though pompOus and boastful, movements on his horse.  In the midst of tlie magnificent  operation and all the grandeur attending it a funeral procession was  observed In the distance. The Germans 'took this to be a company of  Cossacks and fled in great panic together with their drunken commander, to a village close by.  Hero they composed themselves and  commenced   a   rigorous     plundering  campaign. ' Having  packed   all   their  spoils on vans, they were just making  the   final   preparations   for   their j  glorious departure when    V\ey    vcrc i  suddenly impeded by an impenetrably i  dense colud.of "smckc" coming nearprj  and nearer to their ranks. |  Thinking it was the effect of gun.* j  of the approaching Cossacks, theyi  again fied in terror, leaving only  cheaply bought booty behind them. I  Meantime out of the mass of "smoke' |  naively emerged a herd of innocent  oxen.  A few days later three German officers came to Konin, aud after investigating the "brave exploits" of  Lieutenant von Launitz returned the  fur caps end some of tho other plunder to the owners who had so quickly  delivered them in response to the  lieutenant's threatening decree.   w~  Breathless  Feat Two Thousand   Feet -  Above the Sea, During Channel  Patrol  The man who walked over Niagara  on a tight-rope will have to take a  back  seat in  favor of our intrepid  naval airmen.   Here is the official account of a deed, the bare imagination.  of which "take one's breath away: "On  one occasion, during one. of the airship  patrols, it became necessary to change -"  a. propeller   blade of one of-the engines.   The captain feared it would bo  necessary to descend for this purpose,  but two of the crew immediately volunteered   to   carry  out   this  difficult  task in the air, and, climbing out on  to the bracket carrying the propellor '"*.  shafting, they completed the hazardous work of changing the propellor'g"  blade two thousand feet above    the  sea-" 4 '   7        - -  This is an extact from an account  of the operations of our naval airmen  communicated by the secretary of the  admiralty to the press bureau. The report states that during the course of  the war the Royal Naval Air Service  ���������naval wing of the Royal Flying  Corps���������has not been idleT airships,  aeroplanes, and, seaplanes having  proved their value in many undertakings. While the Expeditionary Force  was being moved abroad, a strong  patrol to the eastward of the Straits  of Dover was undertaken by both sea-  planes and airships of the Naval Air  Service. The airships remained steadily patrolling between the French and  English coasts, sometimes for twelve  hours on end, while further to; the  east, with the assistance of the Belgian authorities, a temporary reaplane  base was established at Ostend, and a  patrol- leapt up with seaplanes between  this place and the English coast opposite. By this means it was impossible  for the enemy's ships to approacii the  straits without being seen for many  miles.  Belgian Farmers for Saskatchewan  A movement having in view the settlement of Belgian farmers in Saskat-  chewan has been started at Regina  and is receiving good support, Lieutenant Governor Brown having agreed  ot act as patron lo tho Belgian relief  committee in charge of this work.  Careful attention will be given to the  details of the nchemo in order that  cho results .may be satisfactory. The  Pootmans Bros., who are of Belgium  extract and residents at Regina, aro  among Alio members of the relief committee, and are endeavoring to carry  out the scheme to a successful conclusion. It is claimed that tlie Belgian farmers are among the most skilled in the world and with tlio desolation in their own land, caused by-  war, It is rccogaized that many of  them will have to immigrate to other  lends, and as Saskatchewan liar; an  abundance of land, not now cultivar>  cd, tho opportunities for these Bel-  i gian farmers to settle in this coua-  I try would be great. Lieutem.ut Gov-  i ornor Brown, . in discussing this  | scheme recently pointed out that tho  ! Belgians would make excellent dairymen and market gardeners.  Extend Rural Free Delivery  Tho post office department has ox-  tended the system of free rural mail  Cates���������Aro   you    keeping    neutral j delivery in nearly every part of Ca,.-'  rigiit along? j ada during the  past suinme". m ���������  Clemens���������Thave been neutral for sol Tiny have evidently never forgot-'  long I. have forgotten by this time of more than seventy post oflicojj1  which cor tries are fighting. [since the end of August. THE   SUN,    GRAND. FORKS,   B.C.  1 v.=i-#,";  "-.Si  NEWS OF THE CITY  Tbe Sharpshooters gave an enjoyable"'at home" to the members  of the company and their frtends in  . the barracks on Second street last  night. A number a guestH shared  the 6 o'clock mess with the soldiers.  After the substantial meal the dying  hours of the old year were given  over to merry making. Military  speeches, highly seasoned' with patriotism, were delivered by Capt.  Kirk and a number of the prominent civilians of the city. They  were all enthusiastically applauded.  Then followed a long program of  vocal and instrumental music, anecdotes and dances.. The list was  too long  for . a  personal mention of  by a  score   of   4 goals to 3; others, Ford factory along with the request  that  it   was   a   tie���������-1-4.     We give; that   they   be   made into an auto.  A week later he   received a Ford b"y-  both versions in' order to observe a  strict neutrality. ' The reader can  accommodate the score according to  his sympathies.  The Musical society will hold the  next practice in tbe Baptist schoolroom on Tuesday, January 5, at  7:30 p.m. It is requested that-all  will be present. Good progress has  already been made with several of  the new works to be produced.  Parts have arrived for ehe ever pop-  nlar scene from "Faust" and the  charming Spanish burlesque "Etu-  diantina,"  etc.  freight.and a cheque for $9.80.  had sent in too many cans."  He  The Baptist church,   in   common  with others, will observe   the day of,  national   prayer,   New  Year's Sunday,   morning  and   evening.    The  - J. B. Fleming, for a number of  years principal of the Grand Forks  high school, who is now engaged in  educational work in the Okanagan  district, was married in Summer-  land last week "to Mrs. Reynolds, of  Vancouver.  The Milt for Your Ba&y Must be Clean,  Sweet and Pure  A fire Monday night totally de  stroyed the warehouse and contents  of the Greenwood Liquor company  at Greenwood. The loss is estimated at between $25,000 and $30,000,  partially covered by insurance..  It is sufficient to say  Sharpshooters    will   worship   with  /irtAiTiAn       noo nfr ir       tin _  '  . ��������� . ,��������� ��������� .������  each number  that all were   accorded   hearty   en- j the evening   congregation, when the  cores.    The new year   was  ushered. choir win be aspjpted by an   orches-  the  Ringing of "Auld   Lang 'tra of five in the musjcai part 0f the  service   and   a   hew national prayer  in   by  Syne,"  in   which  all   joinad, after;  which.tbe   civilians  departed,   well  pleased with the evening's enterfain-  ment.  The first hockey game of the season was played at the rink on Monday between the city and the Granby smelter sevens. Some say that  the result was a victory for the. city  hymn will be' sung:'  A junk dealer from i.lepublic, says  the Chesnw News, bad heard that  Ford the auto manufacturer used  tin cans in the construction of his  car.. He gathered up several hun  dred tomato cans, sauerkraut and  oyster   cans   and   sent them to the  NEW  HARNESS   SHOP  I have re-opened a harness   shop ���������at my  old  stand on Bridge street, and will manufacture  IVpw Hflffipccand  do &11  kmds  of-  rNew nam ess harness repairin^ A1]  . work guaranteed.   Your patronage is solicited.  Free  2*  \:  ^r^'if  Here We Are 1  Your Six Friends,  Robiri Hood Family^  Robin Hood Flour  u  tc  ((  Oats  Porriage Oats  Ferina  Graham  Whole Wheat  Let Us Lighten  Your Household Duties  For Sale by*  JOHN DONALDSON  PHONE 30  Everything to Eat and Wear  Real Estate Investments  and Business Sites  Insurance in  cAll Its Branches  Boundary Trust ������&  Investment Co., Ltd.  Established 1901  First Street  ��������� W. J. Galipeau, Harry- Lutley  and-Andrew Mcllwaine rsturned" on  the 24th ult, from the. Hidden  creek smelter. They have taken  over their old positions at the Gran  by smelter in this city.  The anniversary of Bobby Burns'  birthday occurs on the 25th inst.  A committee of local Scotsmen are  endeavoring to arrnnge-for a Scotch  concert to commemorate the  event.  Dr. Acres has been confined to his  home by a severe attack of rheumatism this week.  " The new post office in Greenwood  wiil be occupied in March.  The Grand 'Forks Curling club now  has fourteen skips. This is a few  more than the rink can accommodate. Consequently many games are  played in the business houses during the day when the worries of  trade and commerce relax sufficient  ly to permit of this being done. ''  If one half of a 'man's schemes  turned out according to his- preliminary figures; he would have nothing to do but spend his money.  Climatically, 1915 entered Grand  Forks as gently as if he had been a  lamb. - '-*���������-  When.a young man bpgihs to attend church regularly it's usually  an easy matter to discover the female in the case.  John Mclnnis, formerly M.P.P.  for Grand Forks riding, delivered  an address upon Socialism and the  War in Prince Rupert last week.  The average   married,   man   con  siders   his   wife's   relatives about as  important as'empty tomat'ocans.- ���������  Recently in one day five carloads  of tobacco were shipped from Ke-  lowna to Montreal.  GIVE "SYEUP OF FIGS"  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  Delicious "Fruit Laxative" can't harm  tender little Stomach, liver  and bowels.  Look at the tongue, mother! If  coated, your little one's stomach, liver  and bowels need cleansing at" once.  When peevish, cross, listless, doesn't  dlsep, cat or act naturally, or is feverish, stomach sour, breath bad; has  iore throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give  ���������i teaspoonful of "California Syrup of  .</igs," and in a few hours all the foul,  constipated waste, undigested food  and sour bile gently moves out of its  little bowels without griping, and you  have a well, playful chili again. Ask  your druggist for a 5^-cent bottle of  "California* Syrup of Figs," which contains full Jirections for babies, children of all ages and for grown-ups.  Highest  cash prices paid for old  Stoves and Ranges.   E. C. "Peckham  Secondhand Store.  "Three Squares a Day"  In .spite of war and the horrors of  wiir.a vast number of Canadians are  going to need "three squares a day,"  just as in times of peace. i>.They are  going to need such things as clothing,  fuel, etc.. too, aud a surprising lot of  then) will go on buying luxuries as  well. ,      -  The bottom hasn't fallen; out of  trade.     On the contrary a   new    bot-  B. C. MILK is recommended and  used extensively as a food .for infants. The jreason is this: ' It is  Ciean,   Sweet   and    Pure���������always  | ready for use. j For infants it  should be diluted with from two  to   eight   parts  of boiled.water,,  "according' to age. It has the  Natural Flavor of Pure, Rich  Cream. .   :-  torn has been.*������put in. Live advertisers are going after the new business,  new markets, new fields made possible  by this great and unfortunate-war.  Just as modern methods of warfare  will add new efficieucy, new features  to this war, so modern methods of  sellidg���������through real advertising and  merchandising���������will' add] new effi c  iency to the commercial effort set in  motion by the war.  American manufacturers  have  dis  covered thatowing to the shutting off  of German exportations they   have   a  brand new market at their  doors   for  such commodities aschemicals, drugs,  medicines, "copper and    manufactures,  cotton goods, earthen stone and china-  ware,   glass    and     glassware,    malt  ]iquors, spirits, wines, , silk   manufac-  ures,   fruit   and    nuts, gloves,    embroidery, hats, steel and   iron    manu  factures, toys. etc.  The American advertisers are readjusting themselves with wonderful  rapidity and are redoubling their efforts to secure new trade heretofore  denied them. -Those who hesinite  will lose a tremendous opportunity  and be handicapped for months, per  haps years, to come."  What about us Canadians?  SOUE, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  Each "Pape's Diapepsin" digests 3000  ��������� grains food, ending all stomach  misery in five minutes.  Time it!- In five minutes all stomach distress will go.' No indigestion,  -heartburn," sourness or belching of  gas, aciJ, or eructations of undigested .  bloating  foul  food,    no    dizziness,  breath or headache'.  Pape's   Dianepsin   is   noted   for   its c  speed -in  regulating  upset- stomachs.  It is the surest, quickest stomach remedy in the whole world and besides it  is harmless.    Put an end to stomach  trouble   forever   by   getting   a   largj  fifty-cent   case   of   Papers   Diapepsin  from any drug store.    You realize in  five minutes how needless it is to suffer frojn indigestion, dyspepsia or ;::iy   -  stomach   disorder.    It's  the  q,iickecl'.  \ sures���������   'ind   most   harmless   r:-Ki:,iei:   ,  doctor m the world.  ��������� Take your repairs to Armson, shoe  repairer.    The  Hub.     Look   for the,  Big Boot.'  The Sun gathers   and   prints   the  news first.    It is not a pirate.  The Sun  is  the  best newspaper  value in the Boundary country.  urniture  U When in need of an odd piece,, of Furni- ;  ture for, any room'in the house,-yoii can''1  save money by purchasing from us.  ' ffl We carry the most up-to-date stock of  House Furnishings in the Boundary, and  you are assured of the same careful consideration at our store if your purchase  is small as you would receive if you were  buying a large order.  ' H We   would   like  to call your attention  especially to our Floor Covering  Depart- .  merit: . Our stock is new and up-to-date  and the range of patterns and designs is   '  ,   second to none.������  MILLER & GARDNER  Tlie Home Furnishers  If the Cash on-Delivery System 1b in use In your country, then you need not  send 101- for cither two Kings you select, nnd pay balance when you recdvethe  Kings. MASTERS, LTD., RYE, ENG.  - i������

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