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 ...   ���������--'3  Kettle Valley Orchardist  JFOOTJEENTH YEAR���������No. 31  GRAND FORKS, B. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1915  $1.00 PER YEAR  .,'���������������,.  on������ra of war.in Germany. ��������� No cbm,-  plaintof-ill treatment was .made in  the letter, aside from the statement  that the board was' not' as good c-s  they bad'been accustomed to.  A competent cast of 1 ical   artists  will   present, the , laughable ��������� farce,1  MaMger^Daviar'  of.  the  B.jC. , ^Vlohawk brossroodsiy at the , Em-  Lumber.- company's mill at Cascade, on Wednesday received orders ' from- headquarters to resume  operations, immediately, an&.the machinery wfll be put in; motion as  soon as a-force of workmen- can be"  got together.'. The mill :when running at full capacity employs about  sixty-five men," and the resumption  of this industry- will do- a great deal  to relieve the labor situation.of the  district. The-company owns mills  at different points in .the interior.  The "mill has a capacity of turning  out 80,000'feet of lumber every ten  hours. It has been^ idle since last  Juty..    ���������   ��������� . .-   ;  . W. M., DeCew', manager of the  local mill on Strieker lake, staied  thismorning.that that -mill Would  probably resume operations later in  - the season, or as soon as the crop  prospects in   the   prairie provinces  are fully assured.  press-thealre next Friday evening,  June 11.' The play will be produced  under the auspices of the Ladies'  Aidof the-Methodist church.  G. A. Spink, manager of the local  branch of the Royal bank,- accompanied by Mrs. Spink, left on Tuesday for Spokane on his annual vacation trip:   -  '. W; 3?.. Ross' is again able to be  about town,with the aid of crutches,  after having been confined to his  home and the hospital for several  months with a broken leg.  MEWS OFTHE CITY  In the casualty lists of tbe,30th  ult.. "Sergt. Edward' G. 'Cdy,Vf the'  15th battalion,who left Grand, Forks  for the front with the second contingent, was reported as having  died in the hospital of wounds  received in a recent battle in France.  Mr. Coy was a native of England,  but lived in Grand Forks for some  time, conducting a plumbling shop  here for a few months -prior to his  enlisting for the front. He was a  young man of high principles, and  the news of -his death was received  with deep sorrow by his former associates here, as well as by the citizens generally. A sister���������Mrs. S. G.  Kirk���������of the deceased resides in  this city.-  % Mr. and Mrs.- M. G. Henniger returned to their home in Smith Falls,  Ont., last Saturday, after spending  a few days in this city at the home  of the former's brother, E. C. Henniger. Mr. and Mrs. Henniger were  on their homeward journey from a  two months' tour of California and  Pacific coast states and provinces..  Mr. Henniger, who is a prominent  railway contractor of Ontario, stated  that in all his.travels through far-  famed California he had not witnessed a scene that equalled in  beauty the present profusion of wild  Uowers on Fourth of July creek.  Since the new schedule on the C.  P. R. went into effect, Conductors  Foote and Nelson, late of Rossland,  have been transferred to this city.  If you wish to spend a thoroughly  enjoyable evening, don't fail to . see  the "Mohawk Crossroad's" at the  Empress theatre next Friday evening, June 11.  W. M. DeCew, W. K. C. Manly,  E. C. Henniger, N. L. Mclnnes,  John Donaldson, W. B. Cochrane,  C. Hood, Mr. and Mrs. \V. J.  Mclntyre and many other citizens  went over to Penticton on Monday  on the first passenger train over tbe  .Kettle Valley line west of Midway.  They attended the banquet given by  the citizens of Penticton in the evening, and returned home tbe following day.  W. P. O'Connor on Tuesday received a letter from his brother-in-  law,  A. Pptentier,  saying that he  Mudgeand 0. Clifford,  of the first  Grand Forks contingent,   were pris  H. C. Jones, seller of the local  branch of the Royal bank, will leave  next Monday for his annual vacation, which he will spend with his  parents in-Victoria. ���������  .  Tbe mining district around Paulsen will be surveyed this summer  by O. E._ LeRoy, the Dominion  geologist.  While cranking his auto last Tuesday, Jeff Davis had the misfortune  to break his right arm just above  the wrist'.    The machine back-fired.  Befriended Them in PalmyDays  The cost of building the Columbia  & Western railway from Robson  to Midway was $35,000 a mile and  represents what may be termed a  difficult section of road building, a  great deal of rock work and heavy  tunnelling being encountered during  its construction. Being built in the  days of hand labor the cost was  necessarily greater than it would be  today with the employment of labor  saving-devices and the steam shovel"  The cost of building on the prairie  or levei land has been put down by  those who have made a study of the  matter at a fraction under $10,000  per mile. A fair average cost of,  mileage in this province is given at  82.5,000 per mile.  The railway schemes of Premier  McBride pledge the government to  about 745 miles of road building at  835,000 per mile, a total of $20,-  075.000.  . A free-right of way, free materials  during construction, a grant of J280  acres of land at any divisional point  when called for, and an additional  640 acres of land for each and every  townsite laid out by the companies  interested, practically blanketing the  crown lands along the route traversed  by thpse lines, which are free from  taxation until 1926. It is safe to  say that tbe values created here will  be worth to these companies fully  four times the money grant pledged  in guaranteeing the bonds, and  will  and   Privates   G.  J.   Fritz, M.   Fnioat as collateral to $130,000,000 of  subscribed  tionist.  stock.���������B.   C.   l<odera-  STiNG POSITION  W. H. Nicholls, presidbnt of the  Granby Consolidated/at 'the recent  directors' . meeting in New York,  said;    .  "The company is in a strong position and I would like to keep ic so.  If the question of dividends is taken  up you "may be sure the directors  will take only such action as will be  best for the shareholders in the long  run.  Another interested in thet com-,  pany said that operations wer<* go  iug on practically in full and that  the organization was in splendid  condition. He added, when queried  about the dividend:  "The only dividend -discussion at  the meeting was the reading of a  paragraph from a" local morning  paper. The directors can not be in-  fiueuced to declare a dividend, and  action will only be taken when they  deem it fit.  "The fact that the mines of the  company were also entirely shut  down for a time after the declaration of war last August seems to  have been forgotten by some persons. There were overhead charges  which had to be met fiora surplus,  and the company is now recuperating, as it were'."'  The Granby company is in strong  financial condition.  Its fioa ing de1 t  will be paid off about June   1   from  the proceeds of the sale  of $2,000,  000  6 per cent convertible bonds.  Part of the lunds received will  also be used to care for 8850,000 of  non-convertible debentures and to  provide additional  working  capital.  With the cost of producing copper  at 1\ cents, delivered in New York,  Granby at the present level of prices  can add a considerable amount to its  surplus.   '  When dividends are resumed on  the stock it will be fairly certain  that, payments will be made regularly, as one director stated recently  the board would only start dividends  when the members were certain  there would be no further interruption to disbursements.  Commenting on the above, the  Boston Commercial, from which the  article was taken, says: "Granby  stockholders have no occasion to  worry if tbe resumption of dividend  payments is deferred until Septem  .ber. Evidently it is the desire of  the management, as it should be, to  see all of the company's floating indebtedness of every nature, including advances on copper in transit  and in process of refining, cleaned  up before a distribution is made to  stockholders.. Granby's earnings  must be running now at the rate of  825 a share, and when divtdends  finally ure resumed, they should be  large enough to cause the stock to  sell well above $100."  'Place of internment should"' be  stated'always, if possible, and parcels can not be accepted unless place  of internment, is stated. All addresses must be in ink.  2. Communications- should be  limited to private and family news  aud to necessary business communications, and should not be sent too  frequently.  No reference to the naval, military  or political situation or to naval or  military movements and organizations are permitted. Letters or post  cards containing such references will  not be delivered..  3." Friends of prisoners of war  are advised to send post cards in  preference to"' letters, as post cards  are less likely- to be delayed" If letters are sent, they should not exceed in length two sides of a sheet  of note papers and should contain  nothing but the sheet of note paper.  On no account should the writing be  crossed.  4. Letters can not for the present  he accepted for registration.  5. Postage need not be paid either  on letters or parcels addressed to  prisoners of war.  6. No letters'should be enclosed  in parcels, and newspapers must not  on any account be sent. So" far as is  known no restriction on the contents  of parcels; tobacco may be sent and  will be admitted duty free, but food  stuffs" of a perishable character  should not be seut. Parcels should  not exceed 11 pounds in weight.  7: Remittances can be-made by  money order to prisoners of war.  Instructions as to how to proceed  can be obtained from postmHStnrs of  accounting p<-,0t offices. The transmission of coin, either in letters or  parcels, is expressly prohibited.  Postal notes and bank notes should  not be sent  8. It must be understood that no  guarantee of the delivery of either  parcels or letters can be given and  that the post office accepts no responsibility. In any case, considerable delay may take place  and failure to receive an ac  knowledgement should not necessarily be-taken as an indication that  letters and parcels sent have not  been delivered.  9. So far as is known, prisoners  of war in Germany are allowed to  w.ritte letters or post cards from time  to time; but tney may not always  have facilities for doirig so, aud the  fact that no communication is received from them need not give rise  to anxiety.  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS  ��������� Last Monday the first regular passenger train was run over the recently completed Kettle Valley line  between Midway and Penticton,  inaugurating a tri weekly service  from- the Boundary-Kootenay district to the coast via Penticton and  Sp'ence's Bridge. The event was  duly observed by a number of city  officials from the towns of this district,members of boards of trade and  prominent citizens making' the trip  on the first train into Penticton,  where a banquet was tendered the  railway officials and other visitors  by the citizens in the evening.  The completion of this section  of  the  coast Kootenay   Itne  marke an  important   milestone   in   the transportation history of southern British  Columbia.    With only a tri-weekly  service, the benefit  derived   by   the  travelling public  of   the Boundary  and    Kootenay  districts   from the  competion   of   the road is scarcely-  perceptible.    The time to the coast  is not reduced, and the fare remains  the same as over the old line.    But  the ultimate results,   when   the line  is finished through the Hope mountains and daily trains  are   run, will  be of vast importance.^  At  present  the greatest blessing of  the road  is  that it affords the people from Midway west an outlet  to the  outside  world.  The Kettle Valley railway company, a subsidiary of the Canadian '  Pacific railway, began work on this  road in 1910, when Andrew Mc-  Cullocb, the chief engineer, put out  his men locating and surveying.  Grading operations were first begun  July, 1910, on the line which extends fronv' Midway to Merritt b,y  the Macdoncll Gzozwski company  over a distance of thirty miles. Rice  & Co. completed thirty five miles of  grading west from Midway in the  same year. From that time until  the present construction work has  been carried on continuously.  The line will materially shorten  the route between Vancouver and  southern interior points. The total  distance from Merritt ~to Midway is  275 miles. From Merritt to Pentic  ton is 40 miles and -from Penticton  to Midway it is 135 miles.  The road runs through a country  exceedingly rich in mineral, timber  and agricultural resources.  B. R. Gilpin, customs officer at this  port, makes the following detailed report of the fcustoms receipts at the  various sub-customs offices, as reported to tho chief office in this city,  for the month of May, 1915:  Grand Forks ".   81,563.25  Phoenix..      1,361.32  Carson         248.00  i Cascade  53.32  Total   $3,225.89  Letters to Prisoners of War  1. Letters (letters should be left  open), post cards and postal parcels  should be addressed as follows: '  1. Rank, initials, name.  2. Regiment, or other unit.  3. British (or Canadian, French,  Belgian or Russian) prisoner of war.  4. Place of internment.  5. Germany.  For the second time in its career,  The Sun today prints a home-made  cartoon. If no- casualties result  from it, we intend to give our readers one of these at" regular intervals.  Our engraving department is not all  that it should he at present, but we  will not he satisfied until we can  produce a cartoon in Grand Forks  that will command the attention of  the world.  METEOROLOGICAL  The following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as re  corded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch: .  Min.     Mux..  May 28���������Friday  54 GO  29���������Saturday   .... 42 65  30���������Sundiy, 37 08  31���������Monday  46 73  June  1���������Tuesday  49 70  2���������Wednesday .. 49 68  3-Thursday  41 77  InrJiM  Rainfall <   1.31  Judge Brown completed a live  days'sitting of the county court in  Greenwood last Saturday.  The new post office building in  Greenwood was opened to the public last Friday. ,THE    SUN.'  GRAND   FORKS,   B.C.  ;    ���������  A GOOD CHEW IN A CLEAN WRAPPER.  10 CENTS PER PLUG  Lost Land That  ieen  Sir  William Mackenzie's ^.Expedition  Has Rediscovered -Islands ,  ��������� Canada is riclier in the possession  or' islands in Jhulson Bay than lias  for over two centuries been thought  to be the ease. The archipelago of  small islands paralleling the Ungava  seaboard of Hudson Bay at an average distance to tlie .seaward of some  seventy miles, and known on lh3  admiralty eharts as the South  Belchers* the North Belchers, Baker's  Dozen and King George Islands, have  through a series of four years' exploration by Sir William Mackenzie's  expeditions to Hudson Bay been  proved to be merely The small islands  surrounding a range of enormous islands.  They -were discovered by IIr. Hobt.  J. Flaherty, F.H.G.S., and Mr. La  Duke, who experienced considerable  hardship and clanger in the discovery.  The accomplishment required ' the  courage and calmness that have made  both successful explorers. "  Tha islands -contain "a tribe of  Eskimos peculiar t" the region. As  -late as 1G68 the old charts of Henry  Hudson and others showed three  large islands outlying from the Ungava" seaboard of Hudson Bay. The  discoveries of Sir William's expedition are, it would seem, really a rediscovery of the islands, and it means  that this range of islands has practically been lost to the world for two  centuries.  It seems strange in these days,  when the world "is so small, after  all," that new rivers, new lands-and  new lakes are being discovered. It is  astounding that, these discoveries  take place within 890 miles of Toronto. But yet that is what has been  done by these two explorers. ^ The  story of the discoveries of Champlain  have a great place in the history of  Canada, and it was thought that th'e  day of the geographical explorer was  gone, but* the story told adds more  to the history of Canadian exploration.  Here is an area of more than '1,000  square miles, not in an uninhabitable latitude beyond the circle, but  within the latitude of Edinburgh, in  Scotland, and a few miles norlh of  the latitude of Prince Rupert, in>  British Columbia. Perhaps this discovery may give the readers a clear  idea of the immensity of the Hudson  Bay itself���������an inland sea of more  than 350,000 square  miles.  The story of how these islands  were ultimately found just before  the termination of the third and last  expedition (these expeditions covering a period of four years) is fascinating to a degree.  Of the discovery Mr. Flaherty said:-  '"We made out three big islands. The  main island, topographically is a  series of ranges parallel to its length,  with a maximum- height of 700 to  S00 feet In formation it is similar  to the land masses on the north shore  of Lake Superior, particularly on  Thunder Bay. It is covered with  grasses and Arctic vegetation. From  the height to which "He climbed we  could see rolling land masses, studded  with silver lakes, which appeared to  he great breeding places for wild  swan and geese and ducks.  "The part we explored is not inhabited by Eskimos, but on an island to  the .westward''we.'found, old stone igloos partly in ruins, and. elaborate  stone wind blinds, used by the Eskimos in goose hunting. The whole  island area is more than 4*000 square  miles in-extent, with a complete  length north and south of nearly 400  miles; that is, from-the South Belchers, latitude 55 degrees north, to latitude CO degrees north of the Ottawa  Islands. Looking from the hilltops of  the main island over sweeps of valley and rise one got an impression;  of highly cultivated areas, but that was  due to the green moss and grass tftat  covered   almost  everything."  The results of the first expedition to  Hudson Bay were responsible for the  outfitting of a more elaborate expedition via Northern Ontario and Moose  Factory. A smnll 36 foot auxiliary  schooner is being equipped a Moose  Factory for the purpose.  Flaherty tell; the story ns fol-  the east coast of Hudson Bay for  more than P.00 miles, at an average  distance away of about 70 miles, were  of vastly greater extent, than was  generally believed," said Mr. Flaherty.  "On the Admiralty charts they appear  as mere clots. Yet it is a fact that on  ihe .chart published in 'l(j6:i three  great islands are shown in Hudson  Bay, and two of these appear on  Hudson's original map, that explorer  having apparently cruised close  enough to their shores to note them.  The innumerable, sea-swept reel's and  small island outlets, have proved, it  seems, an effectual guard against the  approach of a ship to the main island  system since tlie clays of small vessels, and the Ialcr Admiralty charts  have been based, on information  given by Captain' Coates, a Hudson  Bay shipmaster, in 17!!I.  "Vou will find on the maps these  groups of little dots with ihe names  about as Captain Coates gave them���������  Norlh and South Belchers. Baker's  Dozen, King George, The Sleepers and  Two Brothers. It is true Hudson's islands appear on the old maps some  distance to the westward of these, but  that may be" on account of an error  of the early voyagers iu determining  the location of the lower portion of  the east coast line of the bay. The  islands are in pretty much the position Hudson placed them, and ' are  surrounded by the ' dots" that appear  on the Admiralty charts. Owing to directions'-of the trade, routes in Hudson Bay and the dangerous character  of the islets, their neighborhood has  been given a wide berth by mariners.  "At Great White Itiver 1 had found  a book of copies of a series of letters  that passed between Governor Sir  George Simpson ancl his factors of  t!ieN Hudson's Bay Trading Company  in 1846,' which, curiously enough,  partly concerns a proposed trip of exploration-to the islands of our- discovery, and the correspondence shows  clearly the failure to. ��������� discover other  than ' a group of) outlying reefs. To  the best of my {knowledge, the Hudson's Bay Company has been ignorant,  of the existence of the larger islands."  A feature film of Eskimo life will  be shown shortly.  The exxplorers maintained between  :!0 and 100 Eskimos and 100 sledgc-  dogs for motion picture work.  No   War   Without   Copper  This Metal in Some Degree in Nearly  All   War  Material-  This  has  been  called  a, gold  Largest Thermometer  Eiffel   Tower   in   P^ris   Nov/   Serves  More Than One Useful Purpose  The Eiffel Tower, rising high above  the city of Paris, is in itself a thermometer, undoubtedly the largest in  the world. Just as the -column of  mercury in the glass tube expands  and contracts with changes in temperatures, so also does-this great tower  of steel. And as we measure temperature by noticing the rise and fall of  the mercury column, so do the French  scientists determine temperature by  measuring the expansion or contraction of this huge structure.    .  France's most powerful wireless  station is located in the Eiffel Tower,  and so it is the especial target"of the  German airmen who sail over Paris  dropping bombs. The Germans would  very much like to destroy this tower  and interrupt wireless communications, now maintained with' London  and Petrograd, as. well as with all  parts of France. It is guarded with  rapid-fire guns and searchlights are  mounted upon it���������Brooklyn Eagle.  their hands  to  German bever-  the  Mr.  iows:  "After li3ing  eral times, the  Great    Whale  With a new crew,  ally driven ashore  nearly    wrecked sev-  erew deserted when  River    was    reached.  the boat was actu-  off one of the Nas-  tipoka Islands, and it took four days  to get her into good shape and into  the wafer again. After she had bean  battered by storms iu Hudson Bay for  about three months, the craft's deck  gear and tanks were carried away in  a heavy sea, and this attempt to find  the islands was abandoned.  "Then it was planned to make the  attempt over the ice during the winter. The Eskimos who were to.act as  guides put off the start until the first  island Eskimo should come to the  mainland, and bring reports as to ice  conditions. He never appeare.1, and  when, finally, a sledge journey across  the bay was about to begin the ice  fields were reported as breaking up,  hence the journey across Lugp.ya was  undertaken.    ^  "Tlie information I had gathered  from Eskimos during my first trip  had led me* to believe that the so-  called Belcher Islands, which parallel  The. teacher was quizzing her pupils  about the Germans, their habits, food,  drink, etc. A difference of opinion  was found "in regard to the favorite  drink of the Germans.  A number held up  vote for beer as the  age.  Others remembe.ed  the Germans in the French  lars and said "Champagne."  . One little ."boy votec,'. for neither of  these drinks.  "Well, Johnnie," said the teacher,  "what do you think is the favorite  drink of tha Germans?"  "Well, I don't know for sure what  the army likes best," said Johnnie,  "but the navy seems to stick to port."  ���������Canadian Courier.  ravages of  wine eel-  war;  and so it is in a -ui.ise;' But it is  even more emphatically a copepr one.  Cut off the supply, of copper, and  sooner or later nowadays a war comes-  to an end-  This is because the red metal enters into the composition, in a greater or less degree, of nearly all-the  munitions of war. Take, for instance,  projectiles from big guns. Round the |  base of each one of these is- a band  of cdppcr, which, when the gun is  tired, expands and grips the-interior  rifling of the weapon, causing the projectile to rotate.  . It also serves another, and a very  important purpose. By its expansion  'at the very moment' the charge ignites, tlie explosive gases ' are held  in check, as it. were,'and forced to expend all but a tiny fraction of'then-  energy in 'driving - the projectile  through the bore of the iiieee.  , If Germany , merely' wanted  enough, copper' to enable her to make  these bands for her big gun projectiles, she could'probably supply the  demand within her own borders���������she  'produces about .25,000 tons, per annum, or at all eve::ts, she'would be  able to smuggle iu enough, from professedly neutral neighbors. But there  are other demands for the metal  which are far more insistent, and notably . that in connection with small  arm ammunition, that is to say, rifle  cartridges.    ���������  These are made of solid drawn  brass;- no other substance will do,  because all others ire,liable to jam  in the barrel. Nov.- ordinary brass  contains three parts-of capper tb two  of zinc, but.the fine brass .from which  cartridges are made consists of three  parts of copper and only one of zinc.  . Experts state tha-. thirteen tons of  copper are required for a million  rounds of small-arm ammunition.  Consequently every cartridge contains rather less than half an ounce  of copper. One has only- to bear  these facts in mind, and to remember  also that it has been computed that  on an average about thirty millions  of cartridges are being fired away  daily in the various theatres of the  war! to realize how absolutely vital  it is to Germany that her imports of  copper should not be" materially, interfered with.  But this is what is happening. The  British fleet commands the seas, and  copper has been declared to be contraband of war. One -resu't ot' that is  that the Gdrman government is now  offering the huge price of ?500 a ton  for tho metal, the price in England  being somewhere about $285 a' ton,  while in America the price is even  lowef. The bulk of the copper comes  smuggled into Germany from professedly neutral countries, whither it  is carried by skippers armed with  false bills of lading and faked manifests.-      ������������������ ���������������������������   -   ;:       ���������  They Stuck to"      I High Prices  Dying Officer and Blind Pilot in Aeroplane Thwart, Enemy's Designs  The heroism displayed by a dving  army aviator ancl his blind pilot in  thwarting the enemy forms one of the  most tragic incidents of the war. The  aviator, a lieutenant observer in the  French   army;   with     a   sergeant-as  Soni*,? wfled to1locatf.'a?erIm1ai1'submitted   as   records  concealed battery, whose lire had be-  accounts  committee. "  come   exceedingly   troublesome   and  had inflicted considerable damage.  "When-we arrived above the German lines,", said the-pilot, in relating  the story, 'we were greeted by a perfect storm of shell fire. AVe rose higher in the direction of the village of  ������������������. where, we saw, not one, but-  three batteries. 'There they are, the  devils,' said, the -lieutenant,, shaking  his list at them. Then, turning to:  ���������wards me, he sliouted, 'Our mission is  finished; half-turn, and quick about  it.'' You bet 1 was not long in turning. But we had scarcely gone-500  yards when a rain of shot began  harder -than ever. The smoke enshrouded us so thickly tlvat it was impossible to sea twenty yards ahead. I  Out of this hell we we're" endeavoring j  to rise when ontl.hell, better directed"!  than the others, burst just above our  heads with a terrific crash.  ���������'For, a m'oiusnt I believed that my  brain had burst. At the same time I  experienced a -sickening sensation.  Then the cler.se fog shut al lthe surrounding objects from view. Despitj  my pain I kept (he machine at the  same, height in order to avoid projectiles, which were becoming, scarcer.  'Are you all right, mon lieutenant?' I  shouted, but'received no reply. Believing that he had not heard, I repeated the question, this time opening  my eyes, but not only did I receive'  no reply, but I saw nothing but  blackness all avoun t me. Two minutes later the lieutenant called out,  'Look out, man, go up, go.up.' Quickly I twisted, raising the plane so  quickly that tTie machine shot up, at  the same time tearing away the  weather vane frcm a steeple on which  the machine had just escaped destruction. 'Thank you, mon lieutenant,' I.  said, 'you must exci.st me, but I cannot see.'  are wounded?' 'Yes,' ha  fear   seriously.'   Then,  turning-my back on our ( ~_d  W. N. U. 1049  There is no getting away front the  fact that tha money for the stockman  is in good stock. If makes little difference as to class or breed, provided  they are adapted to Soil, climate an J  local conditions. What, is true of  pure-bred dairy cattle is true of beef  cattle, horses, shee; and swine. Thi  man who sets a high standard of individuality, pedigree and performance  and uses good judgment in his breeding operations which enables him to  reach his goal is the man who is paid  for his  pains.  I   A number of Irish soldiers were  burying German dead. Suddenly out  of the trench came a voice, "I voss  not dead!" The soldiers stopped  shovelling and looked to the sergeant  for instructions. "Go ahead," said the  sergeant. "Yez can't believe a word  those bloomin' Germans say."  'Granulated Eyelids,  Eyes inflamed by exposure to Son, DdbI and Wlad  quickly relieved by Marine  Eye Remedy. No Smarting,  just Eye Comfort. At  Your Druggist's 50c per Bottle. Mnrluc Ey������  SalvcinTubei2Sc. KorDookoKheEycfreeask  Pruggiits or Murine Eye Remedy Ce., Cblcafi*  Short Versus Tall Man  Statistics Show That the. Short Men  Have More Staying Powers  Speaking at the Hoyal Sanitary Institute, London. Dr. Pembrey contended that the mere -measurement of legs  and weight as a qualification for national service had had its little day.  It was weight of brain ancl proportions  of trunk that counted.' The short or  average man had more endurance,  more pugnacity, more responsive power than the average tall man. Quickness of response came from the shorter length of nerve; there was more  concentration of hear', power. Highlanders were not fall men, as waf:  commonly supposed: The Gordons  averaged in height not more than 5  ft. iV-z in. Even statistics of the present war showed that "fine men do not  resist disease and wounds," so effectually as the shorter .or more compact men. In m?.rching and shooting  and staying powers the figures were  all  on  the  side  of the' shorter men-  the con-  over the  His  "Name"  A   young  spark,   notorious   for  his  conceit, was boasting in the presence  of several gentlemen  about  quests which he had gained  female heart.  "Look," said he,. "here's a handsome present I had from" my last  inamorata," at the same time handing  round .a  beautiful cigar case.  All admitted the article, which had  an indorsement of its quality *UanpaI  upon it. -  -��������� "verj, nice gia," remarked one of  the company. "1 perceive your ladylove even had your name put on the  case."  "Well, that's queer," answered the  boaster.    "1 never noticed it."  "Look again," rejoined the candid  one- "The case is distinctly marked  'Real calf.' "  Met Her Match  A party of tourists were goi.ig  through a small town, having the time  of their lives, laughing and joKing.  Or.-e of them ^thought she wouul have  some fun, and cnlled a little (jirl -land'  ing near. "Are there any shows in  town?"- To which the little girl answered, "Only the one you people are  ���������making."  Howard���������How old can Miss Jones  be?  Victor���������Old enough to call college  men "college boya." "  ,'"But you  answered,   "i  seeing I was  lines, he said, \Make"a half turn to the I  left. .More to the left still. That'  right. Straight ahead now.'i Soon  a fresh hail of bullets warned me that  we were again above the German  lines. Three minutes later tho voice"  of the observer called, 'Tliat'j it. Here  we are. I see our men down there  waiting for us. Shut off the spark  and volplane gently down.' _I heard  no more, but soon after, at "the end  of a spiral, our landing wheels; grated  on the ground."   ���������.'���������:.' . -  There was a murmur among tlie  bystanders, who were looking, at the  handsome, strong-pilot deprived of his  sight for ever, and the lifeless body  of the lieutenant, who had just  breathed his last, and they groaned in  pity. But the pilot, turning his pale  face and sightless eyes towards them,  said, with a resigned gesture, "All I  regret is that T cannot "do. it again.'"  Vouchers Show^jfancy Prices Paid by  Government to Horse Buyers  ' The manner iS^-wliich A. Dewitt  Foster, Conservative --member for,  Kings, NS., purchased horses for tlie  first contingent on behalf of the government, "without remuneration" is -  indicated   by   cheques' end   vouchers  in the public  These records  promise to form the-basis for, an inquiry which will have results as interesting as those of tlie inquiry into the  "purchase of medical, supplies in which.'-  E. Powell, a drug clerk, and his employer, W. P. Garland; M.P.for Carle-  ton, are involved. - ,- ���������  Purchasing agents for the government were' supposed to biiy horses  direct' from the-farmers so as to save  the extra middleman's profit. The',  cheques contained in ��������� the record  above referred to show that Mr.- Foster acted as the purchasing agent and  that he made purchases through middlemen chosen from among his own  friends. Mr. Foster issued- the gov- ;  eminent-cheques- to these men upon /"  the prices, which tkey. charged. -Four  hundred and twenty-eight horses'in  all we're purchased; most of them ia  the constituencies of Mr. Foster  himself, of A. L. Davidson in Annapolis, and of H. B. Tremain in Hants,  a fewr only being purchased in Halifax. Thgy cost the government  $77,994, or an . average price of  $184.50.  -Tho    cheques, were  signed  by Mr.  Foster and J. F. Ward, a veterinary:  Cheques were issued to W .P. McKays,  of Ottawa for the 'amount of $19,630.  ,Mr. McKay is secretary to John Stanfield,  chief whip for the government  in-the commons-  Further  cheques  were    issued  un-'  der the same.hand  to V.  B..Keever,  a personal -friend and buisness rela-   i-  tion of Mr. Foster, for the amount of  $24,445.    Other cheques  were  issued  to T.  C. Woods worth-of Halifax, for  $21,784,   and     to     Walter Moore    of  Kentville, M.S., for $3,500.  In other words, Mr. Foster was appointed lo purchase from the farmers -  for the government, but he appointed'  four "of- his friends to do the purchasing' and issued "the-government  cheques, not for the 'prices paid to  the farmers, but for the prices chari-  by   his  self-appointed ' purchasers.  Australia spent $000,000,000 in  building and purc'iasing railroads  throughout the country, while New  Zealand spent ?170,000,000 for tha  same purpq.se!" -Both countries went  in for government ownership because  private capital could not be induced  to open up the newer" and less fertile  districts. Unfortunately, operating  costs have risen out of i-ll proportion  to the revenue, owing to the fact that  the railway employees are able to coerce the government. The country  faces .a deficit each year, which instead of diminishing is continually on  the increase.'In brief, the Australian  government is face to face with a serious situation in. connection  with its  railroad policy.  ��������� /    ���������      .  Neck and  Nu.  Mrs. Yoimgbride���������I want to get a  hat for my husband. It's.a surprise  for him.  Clerk���������What   i Ize   madam?  Mrs. Y.���������Really 1 forgot to find out.  But he wears a lii collar, so 1 suppose  The average prico paid lor the  horses as indicated by the amount of  the cheques issued to-these four men  is considerably in excess of the prices  ���������^4 paid for horses in other parts of eastern Canada. For instance) the average price paid in the Ottawa divi--.  sion . was $157.93; iu Toronto division No. 8 it was $150.30; in the London division $160.79; in Quebec division $174.20; in Kingston and Toronto  division $165.45; in Toronto division  N.o. 6 $164.94; No. 7 $160.52; No. 9  $167.39;  No. li;$171-29."  The price paid by the government  to Mr. Foster's purchasers was  $184.50, which is ten dollars a horse  higher than ,the highest,, average  price paid'elsewhere,! and $34 a horse  higher than; the lowest average. It  is easy to see, therefore, how Mr.  Foster purchased the horses "without���������  remuneration." Unfortunately, the  government did hot benefit by his  free services.  < It is stated that many of the Nova  Scotia horses purchased in this band  were afterwards condemned at Val-  cartier, and,were among tin 400 odd  which were sold at auction at Quebec  at prices ranging something over  $50.  he'd  he?  want 20 or 22 in a hat, wouldn't  A clergyman, who was not averse to  an occasional glass, hired an Irishman  to clean out his cellar. The.Irishman began - his work; He brought  forth a lot of empty bottels, and as  he!lifted each one he looked through  it at the sun. The preacher, who was  walking on Che lawn, saw him, and  said: "They are all dead ones, Pat."  "They are!" said Fat. "Well, there is  wan good thing about it. 'they all had  the minister wid them whin they were  dying."  A Reasonable Theory  Boss���������No;   we  have all    the  we need.  . Laborer���������Seems   like  take one more, the little  I'd do.  vou  bit of  men  could  ���������work  . Many people suffer, from weak hearts. '��������� They  may experience shortness of breath on exertion,  pain over the heart, or dizzy feelings, oppressed breathing  after meals or their eyes become blurred, the heart is not  sufficiently strong to pump blood to the extremities, and  they have cold hands and feet, or poor appetite because of weakened  blood supply to tha stomach. A heart tonic and alterative should be taken which has  no bad after-effect.   Such is  ica  'nscovery  which contains no dangerous narcotics or alcohol.  It helps tho human system in the constant manufacture of rich, red blood. ��������� It  holps tho stomach to assimilate or takeup thefl>roper elements from thefood, thereby  helping digestion and curing dyspepsia, heart-burn and many.uncomfortable ������ymp-  toms, stops excessive tissue waste In convalescence from fevers;- for ������������������'the- rundown, anremic, thin-blooded people/the "Discovery" ia refreshing and vitalizing.  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Minneapolis, Minn  Weddings Without Grooms  French     Bill     Will     Aid   Soldiers  at  . ���������     Front  to   Marry  The ! French seriate lias passed a  bill -authorizing soldiers at the front  to marry without, being present at-  the ceremony.. All that is needed.to  legalize a union of this kind ^s for  the-soldier to present a written decision of his desire and of the consent  of the woman.. This bill will now go  before the "chamber of deputies and  there- seems little doubt that it .will  be passed. In case the husband is  killed- after expressing- a- desire to  marry and ,tho ceremony is actually  legalized the wife and children will  enjoy lhe civil'rights of .'"inheritance  which they would have if .the husband  had lived.     " ��������� ,  Marriage in France, is a complicated process and 'oven today "children"  21 to 30 years of age must have the  consent of parents to marry *or they  must wait'for thirty days after their  parents.have been officially notified.  But as Senator Horriot, the famous  mayor of License, made it clear that  one does not have to ask the consent  qf the mother of'a man of 28 before  seh'ding������him to the front, he succeeded in introducing an amendment reducing the period of notification.to 15  -days.  French jurists seem.- to think that  this new bill, if it is passed by the  chamber, will be the first step in.simplifying French marriage laws arid in  providing means for legalizing illegitimate ��������� union's so that the women m  such cases will enjoy "the benefits  which the state accords'to the wives  of.the mobilized ni'en.  Prince Smokes With Men"  Sidelights Upon the Czar  There la" more catarrh. In this section  of" the 'country than all other diseases  put together, and until tho last lew  -years was supposed to be Incurable.  For a great many years .doctors pronounced it a local disease and prescribed  local remedies,-and by constantly tailing  to cure with local treatment, pronounced It Incurable. Scienco ha3  proven Catarrh to bo a - constitutional  disease, aud therefore requires constitutional treatment, i J all's Catarrh Cure,  manufactured by F. J. Cheney <& Co.,  Toledo, Ohio, in tho only Constitutional  cure on the market. It Is taken Internally In doses from 10 drops to a tea-  spoonful It ^acts directly on the blood  and mucous surfaces of the system.  TJiev -offer one hundred dollars for* any  case It falls to cure. Send for circulars  and   testimonials.  Address: F. J. CHENUY & CO., Toledo,  Ohio  Sold  by .Drutrffsts.  75c.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  to  Mrs. Wiseneighbour Says.  "I should have told yoifthe other  (lay when we were speaking of  EDDY'S WASHBOARDS that it is  quite as necessaiy to. have au Indurated Fibrewi.re Tub in which  to wash the clothes, if you want  to make'a success of wash day."  Mrs. Newlywed Says  "I've often 1 eard of EDDY'S  FlBREWARE   PAIL.S  AND  TUBS.  What's   the     difference     between  fibre  and  wcodeuware?"  "EDDY'S PAILS AND TUBS are  made from compressed fibre baked  at extreme heat All in one solid  piece. Cannot warp or' fall apart.  No chance of splintns. ; Wear  longer, look better and ar.e���������. very  light to handle. The latter point  should always he a matter of con  sideratiou when buying kitchen,  utensils," concludes.: Mrs. Wise-  neighbour.  an  Not  Extraordinary  The following story is attributed  a famous Scots colonel:  A young subaltern of his own nationality was one day on guard with  allot her officer at Gibraltar, when  the lattle fell over the rock and was  killed. The subaltern, however, made  no mention of the accident in his  guard report, but left the addendum,  "Nothing extraordinary since guard  mounting.' standing without qualification. Some hours afterward the  general came to demand explanations.  "You say, sir. in your report  'Nothing extraordinary since "guard  mounting,' when your fellow officer  has fallen down a rocky precipice  four hundred feet deep and 1ms been  killed!" v  "Well, general," raplied Lieutenant  Sandy, slowly, "I dinna think there's  anything extraordinary in that. If he  had faun doon a precipice four hundred feet <leep and not been killed,  [ should ha' thocht it extraordinary  and put it doon in me report."  Duke   of   Connaught   and    Mr.    Guild  Give  Views to  Ottawa  Audience  A feature of a recent meeting of  the Canadian club at Ottawa,-when  Hon. Curtis Guild of Boston, former  United States ambassador to Russia,  spoke,- were a few personal sidelights  upon,'-'the .13mperor of Russia, by his  near.'r.elative, His Royal Highness the  Duke.fOf Connaught.  The-Duke referred to two visits he  had made to Russia, .stating that" he  had been impressed by the solidarity  of- her people, and spoke with great  affection of the Czar. - He described  him as a simple-minded, lovable man,  possessed of attributes which, would  appeal to Canadians, and expK.sscd  the view that the war Avould cemsnt  together the Russian  empire.  The Hon. Mr. Guild, in his address,  declared that Great Britain had never  acted more wisely than when she  abandoned her historic policy of  hostility to Russia and made a  friendly union in the common cause  of civilization in the Far East. He  traced the marked moral and material- progress of modern Russia, made  light of the so-called Slav peril, and  proclaimed the undivided loyalty of  the people to their ruler He praised  Russian efforts in advancing civilization, and said the emblem of the  country was no longer the bear, suggestive of barbarism, but the eagle,  emblematic of peace and progress.  A pleasing event was' the presentation to Mr. Guild of a cigar case  bearing his monogram by the officers of the 43rd Regiment of Ottawa.  It was in recognition of courtesies  extended to the corps when it visited  Boston some years ago, when Mr.  Guild was governor of Massachusetts.      ������������������  Future   King   Hands   Around   His   Tobacco Pouch to Men  Reports from the front state that  lhe Prince of Wales-is continually in  tho trenches amongst the Tommies,  with whom he does not hesitate to  share lhe contents of his tobacco  pouch. In this he is only following  iri his father's footsteps, as many an  old Bluejacket could 'relate-  Many years ago the present king  was a lieutenant on board 1T.M.S.  Alexandra, at that time flying the  flag of his- uncle, the ,late Divice of  lOdinburgh, coniniander-iii-cliief of  the Mediterranean lloet. Prince  (leorge, as he wns then, was veiy  fond of seeing, and never missed an  opportunity of taking the gunroom  officers away on a seining excursion.  On one such oe'easion, somewhere  round the Grecfan- Archipelago, the  cutter was lying alongside full up  with .the young bloods of the gunroom  of whom, if 1 remember rightly, the  present Vice-Admiral .Sir David Beat-  ly was one. -  The "blood boat" (Jully boat)-was  lying astern with the seine net neatly  coiled down on grating fixed over the  stern sheets, all ready for casting as  soon as the boats reached shore.  Everything was ready, and the party  only waited for the Prince, when the  .coxwain of the cutter went running  up the accommodation ladder evidently with the intention" of going inboard; at the top of the ladder he ran  into the Prince, just coining out.  "Hullo."- said the future king,  "where are you going?" ".lust to get  my pipe and baccy, sir," replied the  petty officer. "Oh, we can't wait for  that now," replied Prince .George,  "everybody is ready." Then seeing the  lool'c of disappointment on the man's  face, he put his hand in his pocket  and pulled out his cigar case, with,  "Help yourself out or this." And  now, apparently, the present Prince  of Wales is doing exactly the same  kind of thing!  tczema.  The sores were very extensive, and burned like coals  into his flesh. Zain-Buk took  out all the fire, and quickly  gave him case. Within three  weeks of commencing with  Zam-Buk treatment, every.  |U sore laad been cured."  , s This is but one of the many  letters wc arc constantly rccei/'injr.  Sjj from people who have proved the  jg healing powers of Zam-Buk. For  eczema, piles, sores, burns, cuts  and all skin troubles there is  nothing like this wonderful balm.  No skin disease should be considered incurable until Z.im-'Juic  ha3 been tried,'  AU Druggists,  Refuse Substitutes.  SS  I Never Want to  em  WHAT  MRS.  A.  AVERON  SAYS  DODD'S  KIDNEY  PILLS  OF  Corns  treated  without  and warts disappear  with Hollovay's Corn  leaving a scar.  when  Cure  Scotland  came  was   .stormy,  to  a  and  ! MOTHER'S PRAISE  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  f/imoui tnutl thruhitiff mjiKu.    8 [I. P  ENOINE.  SEPARATOR, anJ TRUCKS. $670.50    freight pai'J j  BMT  VALUfi   ANVWHCRB  ' wy\m to* HU-'sriMTto i.*.vr.uoa ano'timb tkau������-  Ao������-tanley Joan^n,*^* ������..%������.������������.*��������� tM>.  Frmncooui* Bros,, 2-  '���������>������������������>.   Alt>**-������*  LOSSES   SURELY PREVENTED  1>7   Cutter's   Blackleg   Pllli,     Low-  priced, frcoh,  rollablo: preferred by  Western stockmen Localise they protect    whore    other    vaccinas    fail,  Wrlto for booklet ancl tenllmonlali.  10-tloso pkge. Blackleg Pills $1.00  CO-doso fikge. Blackleg PHI:   1.0J  T'3������ any Injector, but Cutter's best.  ffh������ lupcrlorlty of Cutter products Is duo to over 15  enn of specializing In vaoolnos andjiorurai only,  insist on Cutter's.    If unobtainable' order direct.  7������E  CUTTER   LABORATORY,   Berkeley,  California.  Mrs. S. E. Laurie, Grafton. Ont.,  writes: "I have used Baby's OSvii Tablets ������������������ever' since my baby was two  ..weeks" old and would not be without  them as I consider them the .lest  medicine in the world for little ones."  What Mrs. Laurie' says thousands of  other mothers say. Simply b icau'se  they have found the Tablets safe and  sure and pleasant for the little ones  to take. They are sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a' box  from-The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  An  ignorant  fellow had  been  persuaded   to buy a  thermometer  by a  glib-tougued   salesman,     and   a   few  days later he came back with it com  plaining that  tion.  "What's the  the clerk.  ."Ah,  dunno,  it didn't give  satisi'ac-  matter with it," asked  but it ain't  made  no  difference   round   mall   place,  days de house am too cold an'  diiys it's too hot!"  Some  ���������ladder  A   tourist   in  wide   ferry.     It  the wind was^constantly increasing..  The Scotch ferryman agreed to take'  the tourist across, but told him to  wait until he had first taken a cow  over. When he had returned and  started across with the traveller, the  latter became curious. "Will you'tell  me why you took the cow over ancl  made nie wait?" he asked. "Weel,  how," exclaimed the ferryman, "ye  see', the coo wur valuable, so I. feared  th' wind wud increase so th' boat  might upset on th' second trip."  Khaki is so popular in Paris just  now that its wear is becoming general among civilians. A shop in the  Boulevard des Caupcines advertises  "Chimese flanelle khaki Anglaise, 12  francs," and naturally reaps the reward of enterprise..  Some Hard Knocks  The British government has  brought'the greater part of the crop  ot natural indigo now coming forward,  ior dye users in the United Kingdom.  This step was taken in order to mitigate the effects of a shortage of in-  iigo for dyeing purposes and to pro-  vent any speculative holding up of  natural indigo.  I was cured-nf Aeufe Bronchitis by  MINARD'S  LIN1M13NT.  Bay of Islands. J- M. CAMPBELL.  I was cured of Facial Neuralgia by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Springhtll, M.S.    WM. DANIELS.  I was cured of Chronic Rheumatism  by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Albert Co., N.B. GEO. TINGLEY.  Corns  Cured  Applied in  5 Seconds  Sore, blistering feet  from. corn ��������� pinched  toes can be cured by  Putnam's Extractor in  Zi hours. "Putnam':.*' soothes away  tlat drawing pain, eases instantly,  wakes .the feet feel good at once. Get  ������ '25c bottle of "Putnam's today.  W. N. U- 1049  "So you-are going to be married,  Mary?"   '  "Yes, ma'arri, and I'll be leaving you  next Tuesday."  "Well, 1 hope you are getting a .good  husband."  "If he ain't any better than tlie one  you've got, I won't keep him long."  ���������   A   telescope    with    two     parallel  barrels, to permit two persons to see  the   same  object at the  same  time,  ha3 been Invented by a Swiss odUc-1  Ian.  ^ Woman Gets Rid of Habit  The Injurious action of tea and coffee on the hearts of many persons is  well known by physicians to be caused  by caffeine. This ia the drug found  by chemists  in  tea r.nd  coffee.  A woman suffered a long time with  severe heart trouble and finally her  doctor told her sbe must give up coffee, as that was tho principal cause of  the trouble.    She writes:  "My heart was so weak it could not  do its work properly. My husband  would sometimes have to carry me  from the table, ancl it would seem that  I  would never breathe again.  "The doctor told mc that coffee was  causing the weakness of my heart. He  said I must stop it, but It seemed I  could not give it up until I was down  iu  bed  with nervous prostration.  "For eleven weelu I lay there and  suffered- Finally husband brought  home some Postum and I started  new and right. Slowly I got well.  Now I do not have any headaches,  nor those spells with weak heart. Wc  know it is Postum that helped mc.  The Dr. said the other day: 'I never  thought you would be what you are.'  I used to weigh 02 pounds and now I  weigh 15S.  "Postum must be prepared according to directions on pkg., then it has  a rich flavour and v. ith cream is fine."  Name given by Canadian Postum  Co.. Windsor. Ont. Read "The Road  to Wellville" in pkgs.  Postum comes In two forms:  Regular Postum���������must be well boiled.   15c and 25c packages.  Instant Postum���������is a soluble powder. A leaspoonful dissolves quickly  in n cup of hot water and, with cream  and sugar, makes a delicious beverage  Instantly.   ?,0e and 50c tins.  Both kinds are equally delicious and  cost per cup about the name.  "There's a Reason" for Tostum.  ���������sold by Grocers.  Alberta   Lady   Feels   it   Her   Duty  to  Tell   Her Friends  of the   Benefit  She  Has  Reecived .From  Dodd's Kidney Pills  Faith, Alberta.��������� (Special)���������"! never  want  to  be  without Dodd's    Kidney  Pills,"  so  sa������S  Mrs.  A-  Averon,  one  of the oldest ancl most highly respected citizens of this place.  "I am an old lady, sixty-eight years  of age." Mrs. Averon continues, "and  had Kidney trouble for twenty years.  My  heart "bothered .me,  my  muscles  would   cramp,    and   my back ached.  Neuralgia was added to my (roubles.  "Dodd's Kidney Pills are  the only  medicine that have helped me and I  cannot  recommend- them  too  highly";  I feel it my, duty to tell my i'riends  what Dodd's Kidney Pills did for me."  Dodd's Kidney Pills arc the favorite  remedy of the,old folks.    They cure  the Kidneys which are the first of the  organs of the body to feel the strain  of years.    By    curing    the  Kidneys  Dodd's Kidney Pills ensure pure blood  and pure blood gives renewed energy  all  over the.body.    That's  why the  old   folks, say  "Dcdd's   Kidney  Pills  make me feel young again."  A Much-Discussed Man:  Bismarck said in 1891: "I pity the  voung man; he is like the foxhound  that barks at everything, that smells  at- everything, that touches everything, and that ends by causing complete disorder in the room in which  he is, no matter how large it may be."  Without naming any more names, one  may quote also Wolf von Schierbrand  ���������"He possesses a smattering of nearly everything in the wide domain of  f.uman "knowledge, due to his quicU-  perceptiou and his retentive memory.  If fate had not placed him on the imperial throne, he would have had the  stuff for a good journalist in him.  But his often fatal mistake is to assume that he knows everything; that  the little he has been able to pick  up about the sciences, miliatry lore,  literature and art is all there is  worth knowing about these matters,  and that he must direct and guide  every suited that comes uu-lc.- hii  personal observation." The subject of  this paragraph is not, however, to be  dismissed as a superficial man. Risking lose ma:c8te, he is the most gifted anachronism of the 20th century.  ���������From   Collier's   Weekly.  Conquers Asthma.���������To be relieved  from the terrible suffocating due to  asthma is a great thing, but to be  safe-guarded for the future is even  greater. Not only. does Dr. J. D.  Kellogg's Asthma Remedy bring  prompt relief, but it introduces a new  era of life for the afflicted. Systematic  inhaling of smoke or flumes from the  remedy prevents re-attacks and often  effects a permanent cure.  The late Sir William Eden was the  holder of two baronetcies. One of  them is usually described as that of  '���������'Eden of Maryland, U.S.A." The  baronetcy was created in December,  1770, some five months after the  American Declaration of Independence. Thus though now styled "of  Maryland, U.S.A." it was at first  tantamount to a declaration that  Maryland remained a British colony  and. that the U.S.A. did not exist!  Minard's  ralgia.  Liniment   Relieves   Neu-  i   "So you missed your train by Just  a minute.    How was that;  was your  watch slow?"  "No, my-feet."  ~  3K  S  to   eat  against  every  for the  to hus-  German People to Eat Less  The people of Germany are being  instructed  lo eat less-  Tliey are being-^tokl that  more than sufficient is a sin  the Fatherland! Also that  child -who dies of hunger dies  Fatherland!  Other  measures  advocated  hand the country's supplies  include:  The culture of 20,000 square kilometres of unused moorland by tho  addition of suitable manures; cattle  must be fed with fodder at present  too little considered, such as beech  nuts, acorns, and green stuff; garden  and wild fruits must be carefully  stored; foodstuffs must no longer be  used for technical- purposes���������e.g.,  starch ;and spirit from grain and potatoes, soap from fat���������except in so  far as this cannot be avoided."  Owing to the lack of fodder, tho  number of pigs and milch cows are  to be reduced; the pig. it is complained, is the greatest food competitor of man.  Only 2,000,000 cows need be got  rid of, but lhe pigs must be decreased  bv 9,000,000.  Miller's  Worm Powders act mildly  and  without injury to the child, and  there can be no doubt of their deadly  effect upon worms.    They have been  in successful use for a long time and  are recognized as a leading preparation   for   the   purpose.      They   have  proved   their  power    in   numberless  cases and have given relief to thousands of children, who, but for the good"  offices   of  this   superior    compound,  would  have continued weak  and enfeebled.  Railway surveys are being pushed  ahead in Russia notwithstanding the  war. The cabinet has recently allocated a credit of ������1,600,000 to the preliminary works for the construction  of a railway from Kein to Kola, on  the Arctic Ocean. It has also authorized a credit for the preliminary  works in connection with the .building  of lines from the region north of the  Archangel-Vologna railway to-a point  which will be selected as a port in a  government, of Archangel.  Inflamed and Were Sore."[Some  Nights Could Not Sleep, Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment  Healed Within a Month,'  Shaw Brook, Moncton, N. B.���������"Som*  time aj?o Micro ���������vtcto sores broko out on my  face and arms. They appeared lileo llttlo  pimples and Itched intensely  and Kcro all red and Inflamed-  llko and vrorc sore. It caused  Itching and burning and soma  niglits I could not sleep. i  '.'I took a treatment to no  avail. I triod   Ointment,         Salvo    and  rubbod on them and  they Tvcro getting worse. Tho troublo  lasted for.noarly a month. So I thought I  ivould-ffy Cuticura Soap and Ointment. I  ���������would wash tho sores with tho Cuticura  Soap and then rub tho Cuticura Ointment;  on. Two applications gavo mo relief. Tho  sores began to dry up and within a month  I was cured without a scar left." (Signed)  Miss Clara Ankotello, July 8, 1014. .  Samples Free by Mail  - In selccllnB a tollofc soap why nob procura  ono possessing dellcato emollient properties  Rudlcloni to alluy minor Irritations, rcmovo  redness and roughness, provent poro-clos-  glng, soften and sootho sonsltlvo conditions,'  and promoto skin and scalp hoalth generally?  Such a soap, combined Vlth tho purest of  saponacoou.i Ingredients and most fragrant)  and refrculdng of flowor odors, la Cuticura  Soap. Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment aro sold by dealers throughout tho  world. Llboral samplo of each mallod froe,'  with ������2-p. Book on tho treatment of skin  and scalp troubled. Addres.1 post-curd  ,1'Cuticura. Dopt. 11, Boston, U. S. A.". THE. SUNT,    3RAND   FORKS,   b. C.  s  W CJraniiJfarfeB torn Z^U^^^Z  G.   A.   EVANS,  EDJTORAND  PUBLISHER  BUB8CHIPTION RAIK8 i  One Year *1.50  One Year (In advance)  1.00  One Year, in United States  1.50  Address all communications to  The Grand Forks Sun.  Fhoks It 74 Gkand Fokkb, B.C  FRIDAY, JUNE 4,  1915  penses.  Peiuiapt Sir Richard lingers  in London because he fears  'the German submarines. He  should accustom himself to  them. His government will  be torpedoed with ballots in  the next election.  Thf fact-should not be lost  sight of that a large number  of self-styled "live wires" come  from towns which they have  ���������assisted in interning in oblivion. Kverv man has his own  ideas of how to build a city-;-  but the only successful method yet discovered is for you to  do some of the' buildingj'your-  self.  In spite of the fact that  politics are supposed not to  enter into the military preparations of the country, ancl the  further fact that Liberals and  Conservatives are daily falling  side by side on the field of  honor, some of the small:-  souled Tory papers of the interior of this province are  printing stock cartoons imputing disloyalty to the opposition at Ottawa and the Liberal  of   the   country. . This   is  a  contemptible-act, mid adis-j ��������� phould m)t be recngnizpd or  grace to Canadian journalism. ��������� ^^ in Ume of war No town  The cartoons are evidently.^ vii)age has a right t0.UM, poMtica,  supplied the papers from Ot-'.nflupncp in the Pf,lfJCtinn 0f-tniining  tawa, and we know of but one d     nf.ither  ha8  the n  person   connected   yith   the. with    lilicar   u the right l0 jeop  federal government who woud i^  the  ]ivpg  of   hundreds . of  be capable of such a cowardly goldiers by,8e'curing  thfc  appoint.  ^l<'^'��������� ment of   unqualified   officers.    This  ia war, and anv attempt  to   impair  TllE Stock  of the provincial ;the efficiency of the troops sent to  government has fallen  pretty ,the irm^ for commercial or politi-  low.    This   is   evidenced  by !cal DUrr>ospp. is traitorous.   It is not  the faet that one of our con  The politicians are quarreling  over where the troops shall he  trained, who phall hp officer?, etc.  Commercial patriotism and political  temporaries, which has sup-,  portad the McBride administration for the past - thirteen  years, prints the following  jcable from London: "Sir Richard McBride, premier of British Columbia, who proposed  sailing on Sunday,, has deferred sailing for Canada. The  correspondent gathers that his  mission has not been very successful as regards financing  of certain British Columbia  - securities, as the feeling is tuat  the province has assumed  rather more than it is capable  of carrying through." Sir  Richard should come home at  once. He is giving'British  Columbia unenviable publicity  abroad. And the danger is  always present that if he remains in the old country much  longer  the  province  may be  purpospp, is traitorous,  who an officer's relatives are, hut  what he is that will count at the  front. Among the qualifications  mentioned in a news dispatch of an  officer of the Mth is that he is a  '-'cousin of an earl." It.i* the man  that is to have charge of a portion  of th" Canadkn force, and not the  "cou-in." If his onlv qualification  is his "cousinship," those responsi  ble for his appointment are guilty  of premeditated murder of troops  under his command' should fatalities result from his ignorance. There  are several instances in tbe third  contingent of former militia officers,  with certificates, serving as privates  under officers without other qualification political pull.���������Slocan Record  The members of the Grand Forks  company of the 54th battalion who  attended thf business men's picnic  in N-lson yesterday returned to the  city today.  V   THE  GRAND FORKS FEED & PRODUCE GO  Carries a Complete Stock of  Cement, Lime and Plaster  Seed  Grain  and  Garden Seed  Bridge Street Grand ^orfes, B. C,  SECOND STREET, NEAR BRIDGE.  Fresh ancl Salt Meats, Poultry always on hand.  Highest market price paid for live  stock.  RHONE 58 and receive prompt and courteous  attention.  iners ana rrospectors  When doing that work in Franklin and  Gloucester  Camps this season, (3et Tour Supplies at the  Gloucester General Store A full line of General  Merchandise, Groceries,  Boots,   Shoes and  Dry   Goods,  Hardware.    Prices very reasonable.    Quotations  on  request.  THOMAS FUNKLEY, Prop.  L.  WecWing  Presents  Let iis help you pick that  Present you are g'oing to ���������  give.    We have a beautiful line of ���������   -  CutGlass,Silyerware  and Mantle Clocks  At prices that  have  not  . been  advanced since the  war.  A. D. MORRISON JEWELER-������PTIp,AN  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  Recruiting for the 54th  . According to returns made .to the  .Nelson Daily News, the following is  a, detailed statement of recruiting up  to yesterday at the depots in the  Kuetenaj'-Boundary district:  Se-    Need-  Quota, cured,  ed.  Nelson and Kaslo..:-.250      245        5  Rossland and Trai I... 150        68       82  Grand Forks  10O S3        17  Fernie 100 98 2  Cra/n brook,    Golden;  Cres'ton :'200      114  ���������   8(5  Revelstoke J.   50        54  Kainloops and   north __    '  country .-     200        50 ' 150  Sitnilkaineen valley ���������.  50 \'i       '67  1,100      725    579  Ne.ro fiddled while Rome was burning. Were- he alive today he^ would  probably be reading the casualty list  at a public dance or   a minstrel show.  After a young man has been employed as a drug clerk for a couple of  weeks, people begin to call  him   Doc.  No matter how well you do a thing  youaie sure,to hear more complaints  than compliment's.  Most people talk to much���������and not  always because they have something  to say.  'Solomon would have drawn the  color line at painting the town red  and feeling blue.  Some people's curiosity is as crooked  as the interrogation point that goes  with it.  Most people have too much of what  they don't want and too little of what  they do want.  Many a good story has been spoiled  by sticking to facts.  The best thing to do is to do your  best.  "Type was made to read " This  fact i.s constantly kept in mind at  Tbe Sun Print Shop.  The Sun, at SI a year, is superior  to any $2 a year paper printed iu the  Boundary. This is the reason why  we do not have to resort to gambling  schemes to gain new subscribers or to  hold those we already have.  The Sun is the' largest and best  newspaper printed in the Boundary  country, and the price is only one-  half that of its.local contemporaries.  It is a valuable advertising medium,  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 sub-  sccribers.  The weekly market will be held  on Second strpet, between Bridge  street and Winnipeg avenue, tomorrow forenoon.  MICE  NOTICE is hereby given that application will be made to the Board of  License Commissioners for the City of  Grand Forks at a- special sitting, to be  held in the city hall, First street, on  May 19th,' 1915, for a transfer of  the wholesale and bottle liquor licenses  now held by me in respect of the  Grand Forks Liquor IStore, situate on  Lot No. 5, in Block 11, Plan 23, in  the City of Grand Forks, to Gustavus  A. Griffin, of   the  City of Kamloops,  B. C,  Dated the 16th day of April, JA.D.  1915.  WM. J. PENROSE.  Butter Wrappers'  Neatly .printed with- special Button Wrapper'.  Ink. Also imprinted wrappers.- Our prices  are right. - -   --  SUN PRINT SHOP,  How to Address the Soldiers  In order to-facilitate the handling  of.mail'at tbe front and to insure  prompt delivery, the Dominion post  office department requests thvt all  mail be addressed as follows:  Rank ,  ���������Name .__. :..  Regimental number ".   .   Company,squadron or other'unit..  Battajion   Brigade   First  (or second)  Canadian   con  tingent .:   British expeditionary force......!'...  ��������� :, ���������tfArmy Post Office, .V.  London, England.'-  Fish is no good as brain food nnles-  it has something to assimilate with.   '  ' John Wunumaker says in Judicious  Advertising: "Advertising, doesn't  jerk; it pulls. It begins very gently  at first, but the pull is steady. lb in  creases day by day and year by year,  until it exerts an irresistible   power."  The Sun only costs"81 a year.    Il  prints all the news.  White Wyandottes  That Lay and Win  I won - at.  fall show 1st and 2nd  cockerel; 1st, 2nd and 3rd pullet.  1st and 2nd pen.  At winter show I   made  four  oniries  and won   2nd   cock, 1st cockerel, 1st  hen, 1st pen and silver cups.  Eggs from the above are $2.00  for 15, and special prices given  on more than 15. '  White Orpingtons  I won at the winter-show, making five entries, 2nd cock; 1st,  2nd and 3rd hen, 1st pen and  silver cup.  I have one pen of these  mated up  at  $1.50 a setting of 15.  I   have   two   crosses   mated up, ���������  Red pullet with   Brown Leghorn  cock and White Orpington   hens  with    White- Leghorn   cockerel.  EgEW $1.00 for 12.  E.E.W. MILLS  GRAND EQRKS,  B.C.  HANSEN 8 CO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  "L Gait Coal sfow  B  Your  Office!  F. Downey's Cigar Store  First Street  Tklephonks;  Office, R<>6  Hansen's Residence. 1138  W. F. ROBINSON  GENERAL TRANSFER WORK  WOOD     AND     ICE  OFFICE AT PETRIE'S STORE  PHONF 64 -   GRAND FORKS, B. C.  riartinfhillen  All Kinds of Dray ing  DEALER IN  Wood and Coal  OFFICE AT  The Mann Drug Co. 's Store  PHONE 3S  RESIDENCE PHONE R 18  AT .PR  SERVICE  Modern Eigs' and-Good' '  Horses at All Hours  at  the   . ' . .    '  ;     /   - '  Model Livery Barn  Burns S O'Ray, Props. ,  Phone 68 Second Street  Grand   Forts Transfer  PHONE 129 r  Sole Agents' for  Teaming  of   All  Kinds..  -  a Bus and .Baggage at All  Trains.  .  Mclntyre 8  Mclnnis, Proprietors  Geo* E. ��������� tVIa'ssie  .   Fashionable  .Ladies' and Gentlemen's  TAILORING  of Every Description  Bridge Street  Grand Forts, B. G.  Yale  Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty.  P. A.  Z,  PARE,  Proprietor  Yale Hotel, First Street.  THE-  LONDON DIRECTORY  (Published Annually)  Enables traders  throughout  the  world  to  communicate direct with English  MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS  In enoh class ot-goods. Besides being a complete commercial guide to London' and Its  suburbs, the directory contains lists of '  EXPORT MERCHANTS  with the Ooods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets fhey supply;  STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to which they.sail,  and indicating the approximate Sailings;  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  n*. leading Manufacturers, Merohants, etc., in  the principal provincial towns and Industrial  centres of theUnited Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition will be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal  Order for JB5;  Dealers seeking Agencies can advertise  their trade cards for $5. orlnrger advertisements from $15.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD.  25, Abchurch Lane, London, E,C.  Pays for The  Sun for an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary cou.itry  Accept no substitutes, but get the  oi'iginal���������The Grand  Forks Sun. It  gathers and piints   the  news  of the  city and district first. u_uu2������.' ,_LM*lHi>3ius������iruiaB  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B.C.  r.  I  _ <  i  The following is the platform of the  Liberal party   of   British   Columbia,  which principles we   pledge, ourselves  to bring into  operation   when elected  to power: ���������������    ' .    .  " 1���������Free  Lands" for ^ Settlers���������  None for Speculators.,   (a) We believe that agricultural land   should be  disposed,of.only.on.such; conditions as  will insure its;continu'ous use   and "occupation.    ',,."'.'.���������')  v(b) W.e w^' utilize'as far .as Yact-  cable the resources of.the province   in  developing 1 and   .making     accessible  ' the    agricultural    and    other . latent  wealth of the province by good    roads  or water communication where neces  sary. ���������  (c) Free homesteads co actual -. settlers. Holders of pre-emptions to be  , given benefit of this provision.  - ^(d) Advances to settlers on'easy  terms to assist in clearing, dyking, if  rigation and other permanent improvements; -    . ��������� -* ,   . .  (e) Surveys of all  accessible   agri  cultural lands to be rapidly completed  and. survey  sheets  and- all necessary  information to be made, easily  available to the public. -  ��������� (f) Settleiueni en block   to   be dis  couraged'by~the  removal   of  reserves  which scatter population   and-greatly  increase, the cost of roads,  schools and  other nacessary facilities.  - (g)  No public lands  for the spec'u .  lator. . _ ,  2���������Transportation (a) Co operation with the Dominion -government  ���������in securing all-rail connection between  . the railway systems of Vancouver  island'and the rail way sj'Stems of the  mainland.  (b) The construction of a line owned  and controlled by   the  government to  give direct communication by the best  route   as   to grades and distances be  tween    the   Similkameen    and   other  .interior points and the coast.  .    (c) The husbanding of the   provin  cial credit to assist.lines that will open  up new territory.  (d) 'We   oppose   prouincial   credit  -and reserve being wasted   in paralleling existing lines. -  (e) Abolition of the "System of giv  fng away crown lands for townsites,  iree of taxation and under railway  control.  (f) All franoises for .the construction, operation, and ownership or leasing of government aided roads to be  open t<> public competition. '  (g) -The province to co-operate with  the Dominion in aiding highway con  struction.     '     " <���������   .  (h) The prevention of over-capitalization of railways.   ,  '   (i)  Aid to railways not  to   exceed  what'is reasonably'necessary to secure  construction.     -'  (j) Freight,.passenger and express  rates and telegraph tolls of all gov:  eminent-aided roads to be under the  jurisdiction of the Dominion railway  commission.-  (k) With a view to meeting the  demand for the transportation of grain  from Saskatchewan and Alberta, the  immediate construction of government  owned elevators. ���������  ��������� (I)' The people to control the railways, and not the railways'the people.  3���������Timber.- (a) We condemn with;  out" reserve the , wholesale disposal of  timber lands to speculators which has  been the only timber policy of the  present government.  (b) The survey, cruising and  valuation of timber lands by   the   govern  ment   before   alienation, and the dis  posal of all such lands by public competition to actual users.  (c) Improved methods of pre venting.timber waste, and systematized reafforestation.-  (d)- Hand loggers' licenses, to be  granted where conditions warrant-  - ,_<���������  (e) Stability of tenure, crown dues  and ground' rents, to be fixed for  definite periods.   ���������  - 4���������Public Protection in- Respect  to Coal, (a) Coal , lands not to be  alienated, but leased under conditions  to be fixed periodically by the legislature .   ���������  ��������� (b) Wherever practicable and necessary, government operation of coal  mines to be at once" undertaken with  a. view to the protection of the consuming public. ���������-  5���������Practical Education, (a) We  commend the appointment of a representative advisory board in educational matters, such as exists in all  other provinces.  (b) The present school curriculum  is so overloaded with subjects as to  render thorough education in any  branch impossible.   -   -  (c) The increase of. manual and  agricultural training Establishment  of an efficient system - of technical  schools.  (d) The present school system bears  unjustly on settlers in unorganized  districts and should be immediately  adjusted.  (c) All political partisanship should  be eliminated from the education department.  6���������Representation  registration and regular  tem of redistribution  (b) We   are.pledged   as a party to  suffrage  of  (a)  Personal  periodical sys-  A Clean-Cut  Argument  In your favor is good print-  ing. 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, let us show you.  It's a certtinty that we can  save you money, too.  i  g  Phone R 74.  e Sun Print Shop  /  prp.vide   for   the   equal  women with men.  7���������Taxation, (a) Exemption of  improvements on all lands ' paying  taxes to the provincial government.  (b) A. readjustment of the system  of taxation whereby the province will  receive a fairer proportion of the unearned increment.  (c) Immediate reform of   the  present costly, cumbersome and  inequita  ble system of   collecting school taxes  in unorgdnized districts  8���������Labor���������Workmen's Compen  sation Without Litigation, (a) The  creating   of  a   provincial department  of   labor and   free   government labor  bureaus  ^b) A thorough and frequent inspection of all industrial premises to  insure health, sanitation   and   safety.  (c) The complete prohibition of  child labor in factories and shops.  (d) The establishment by the government of a permanent industrial insurance commission, independent .of  politics. This commission to have full  charge of a system providing positive  compensation to employees for injury  received during employment, without  recourse to litigation, and giving .employers the benefit of accident' insurance at minimum cost.  (e) The extension of the workmen's  compensation act to cover all hazardous employments.-    ���������  (f) The payment of wages at least  fortnight!}'.  (g) The minimum wage, the eight-  hour day and- six day week on all  public and government-aided work.  .9���������Oriental-Immigration (a) We  stand for a white British Columbia  and advocate continuously increasing  stringency in immigration laws until  this result is attained, and the total  exclusion of Orientals from the province.  v (b) We insist on enforcing strict  sanitary regulations in congested districts.  10���������Extension of Municipal Powers (a) Increase of local control in  municipal matters.  (b) Election of license and police  commissioners by. popular vote.  11���������Public Ownership of Utilities. We adhere to the principles of  public ownership of all public utilities, the limitation of terms of franchises to corporations, renewing the  same if in the public interest on  equitable terms.  12���������Local Control of' Liquor  Traffic, (a) The complete removal  of the liquor question from party  politics.'  (b) Control of the traffic by mu  nicipalities, or in unorganized territory-, in locally elected authorities .  (c) The adoption of a local option  law.  ���������   (d) The  regular   inspection   of  all  liquor offered for sale.  13���������Public Accounts.    We insist  on providing for  an   absolutely   independent   public   auditor general,   ap  pointed and   controlled  absolutely by  legislature.  14���������Fishery Control, (a) Immediate steps to restore the fishing industry to white fishermen.  (b) The protection of    British   Col  umbia fisheriesfrorn foreign   poachers  by   adequate   policing   of   Canadian  waters.  15���������Protection of Water Supply. The retention of all timber  lands on watersheds tributary to  cities, towns and municipalities and  the recovering by the government of  the present alienated properties  16���������-Torrems System of Registration ok Titles. The present system of land registration is expensive  and cumbersome and we pledge ourselves to the adoption of the Torrens  system of titles and the reduction of  registration fees.  17���������Non-Partisan Civil Service.  The organizafion of the civil service  commission for both inside and out  side service, so that ihe appointments  will be based on fitness and not on  partisan service.  POINTED PARAGRAPHS  A. woman's husband may be a poor  ex'cuse and yet better than none.  One boost for every nine-nine  knocks is about the right   proportion.  The man who is in pursuit of success should carry no  excess   baggage.  A cow recently walked into a village bank in Ohio. She probably  wanted to have her milk certified.  Many a man who imagines himself  capable of ruling a nation can't even  keep his own children out of mischief.  A mother is always seeking a jrood  match for her daughter���������yet n match  is merely a cheap stick with a head on  one end of it.  ow To Win  More Victories Are  Won-by Siege Tactics Than by As=  saults  y  dJQ-Pply    thiF  to   business  and see what it means:  ~ It means  that continuous  and   steady   advertising   is  more   reswtful    than   campaigns   that   come  and  go,  come and go with long intervals in betwaen.  For an advertiser with  goods to sell to suspend his  selling efforts now is to  make conditions worse for  himself, and is no sign of  that courage which is supposed to possess eveiy  Canadian heart in these war  times.  The Sun affords the merchant an excellent medium  for advertising his goods. It  is read by everybody in  Grand Eorks and the surrounding country on account  of its Superior news service,  and has, besides, a large outside circulation.  i  <i  -A  *  *  <  *  ������  ������  Win ancLHoldi Your Position  in Business by Steadfastness in Attack  P  Th  e  orks oun  j\  A3 ���������ftHE   SUN",   GHAND   FORKS,   B.C.  ������&������  .>'  Don't Cough Your Throat Sore  "Nerviline'' Will Cure You Quickly  The Annoyance of a  Bad  v Cough Soothed Away in  One Day  Nothing so bad for ihe throat as  coughing, and nothing half so annoying as to have some one near by that  Is hacking, sneezing or constantly  clearing the throat.  Rub on Nerviline���������it will save you  all further pain ar.d distress. -Even  one good rub with mis soothing, penetrating remedy will bring the, finest  relief, will take out-tliat rasping, soreness, will stop that irritating tickle,  that makes you want to cough so  much.  Nerviline isn't something now. It  has a record of forty years'of wonderful success behind it.  In rubbing on Nerviline you use  something safe,-' reliable, and sure to  cure. Its action is marvellous. The  way it sinks-in through the tissues���������  the way it penetrates' to the seat of  tbe congestion is really a wonder."'  For chronic colds,' coughs, or sore  throat you can't beat this trusty old  family remedy. Its name spells cure  for any sort of pain in the joints or  muscles. Try it for rheumatism, rub  it on for sciatica or lumbago, test it  out for neuralgia or headache���������in  every case you'll find amazing virtue  and curative power in Nerviline.  Most families keep- the large 50c  bottle always handy on the shelf; trial  size 25c, at- all dealers in medicine,  or the Catarrhozone Co., Kingston,  Canada.  War Destroys Trade  Germany Eliminated in a Commercial  Sense   by  tho   War  Germany, by her dastardly conduct  towards   Belgium   and   the   part  she  played in bringing on  the  European  war,   destroyed  in " one    fell  swoop  the  results of her policy of "peaceful penetration," which was meaning  the gradual commercial-absorption of  Belgium    and    other"small European  slates-  This was the forceful contention of  ' Sir   George   IS.   Foster,   Minister   of  Trade and Commerce, who delivered  an" address on "War and Commerce"  before  the members    of tlie Empire  club at Toronto recently.  The speaker    disclaimed    the idea  - that war is a generator of- trade,- affirming that in the last analysis trade  -is destroyed by armed conflict.  -  Sir  George reminded  his  audience,  how'* war called a halt    to trade last  August, and how Germany was then  eliminated   in- a   commercial   sense,  ancl will bo so far as the present generation   is     concerned.     "Germany's  fine art system was destroyed by her  own  hand,"    he declared.    "Do  you  -'think that  when   peace is  declared  she will be invited ^o the banqueting  hall?"   (A. voice:  "Never).    "No, she  will be allowed to oily pick up the  crumbs  of  humiliatioi.    By   her destruction- of   Belgium nnd   the   performance  of appalling atrocities she  has forfeited her geyd' name forever.  She has robbed lunelf. of her active  virility,  and   .riien  the war is' over  ���������will  be foced to ^carry on her back  th." o&teriorated products of this awful conflict.    In  short,    she  has  depleted her    home base1, ancl has lost  the confidence of the  whole  world."  Loyalty of Native Troops  If proof -were needed of the loyalty  of our native troops" in Africa, and  their attachment to their white officers, -ft would be found in an incident which occurred in Nairobi.  "Our native troops," writes a corporal in the Royal Engineers, "seem  to have no fear; in fact, they are extremely brave. One of their white  officers, Lieutenant Oldfield, having  come right on lo the muzzle of a  Maxim, four of his native askaris  threw .themselves in front to. try to  save him. The whole party were instantly riddled."  Drug- Clerk Who t ���������  Made -Some Profit  the  Replenish  pnng  To Men Who Live Inactive Lives.���������  Exercise in the open air is tl'e best  tonic for the stomauh and system generally; but there are those who ara  compelled to follow sedentary occupations and the inactivity -tends to restrict the healthy action of the digestive organs and sickness follows.  Parmelce's Vegetable Pills regulate  the stomach and liver and restore  healthy action. It is wise to have a  packet of the pills always on hand.  The painstaking artist, anxious to  please, remarked to a prospective customer.  "I can paint you a portrait of your  ���������wife which will be a speaking likeness."  "H'm! Couldn't you! do it in what,  thev call still life?"  \  A   double  wastes both  spendthrift  is   one   who  his time and his money.  that are making you feel so badly.  If so, yon can easily tell.   If your  j head feels dull ancl achy���������if your  back hurts nearly all the time���������if  your appetite is poorly and your  tongue is coated���������if the urine  burns, is highly colored aud offensive iu odor���������if you notice a brick  dust'deposit or mucus in the -urine  after standing over night���������then  j you certainly have something the  matter with your Kidneys.'  Oct  fOR THE J&. KIDNEYS.  St, Sauvcur, Quebec City.  'TV>r n !on<j lime, I li.-uIlicensuUVriiif,' from  tlie Kidneys and 1'ains in my JJacl: and  Limbs. I liai-c tried several remedies without  sucvi!ii. After using' Gin Pills I was soon  relieved of my pains and noiv 1 am perfectly  cured, and due entirclv to Gin Pills".  >Irs. Vc. J. GUV.  Gin Pills are "Made in Canada"  ancl sold by all dealers at uOc. a box,  0 for $2.50. So'd in U.S. under the  name''OINO" Pills. Write us for  free trial treatment.  National Dnu! and Chemical Co.,  oi Canada,  Limited. Toronto,  "  263  Just now you . arc feeling "out of  sorts"���������not your usual self. Quite  exhausted at times and ' canno1" cle-  -votc real energy to your work. Sleep  does not rest you and you wake up  feeling "all tired out." Perhaps rheumatism is ilying through your muscles  and joints, or may be your skin is disfigured by rashes, boils or pimples.  Headaches, twinges of neuralgia, fits  of nervousness, irritability of temper  and a disordered stomach often increase your discomfort in the spring.  The cause���������winter has left its mark  ou you. These troubles are signs  that your blood is poor and watery,  that your nerves are exhausted. You  muts renew and enrich your blood at  once and restore tone to your tired  nerves, or there may be a complete  breakdown. The most powerful remedy for these spring ailments in raoa,  women and children is Dr. "Williams'  Pink Pills for Pale People, because  these Pills cleanse bad blood and  strengthen  weak nerves.  New, rich, red blood���������your greatest  need in spring���������is plentifully created  by Dr. . Williams' Pink Pills, and  with this new, pure blood in your  veins you quickly regain health and  increase your strength. Then your  skin becomes clear, your' eyes bright,  your nerves strong, and you feel better, .eat better, sleep better,'���������and are  able to do your work.  Begin your spring tonic treatment  today for the blood and nerves with  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills���������the Pills  that strengthen.  ��������� These .Pill3 are sold by most dealers, but do not be .persuaded to take  "something just the same." If you  can't get the'genuine Pills from your  dealer they will be sent you by mail  post paid, at 50 cents a box or six  boxes for-$2.50 by .writing The Dr.  Williams' Medicine '-Co., Brockville,  Ont.  Too Impatient  Suitor   (waiting  for  the  your  daughter coming out  ter?  Father���������She'll come out when  good and ready and if you get  I'll .knock yer block off.  lady)���������Is  next win-  she's  fresh  His  Other   Home  School Teacher���������What little boy  can tell-me where is the home of the  swallow?  Bobby���������I ken. please.  Teacher���������Well, Bobby.  Bobby���������The home of the swallow-  is in the stommick.      .  Evidence Given by - Powell in  Field Dressings Inquiry  The supply of field dressings, etc,  to the expeditionary forces by Ernest  Powell, of Ottawa, employed as clerk  in the Carleton Drug Co., of which  William P. Garland, M.P. for Carlelon,  is the principal owner, was the subject of an inquiry in the public accounts committee at Ottawa.     /  The witness Powell at first declared  that when supplying-goods to the department" of militia he had not discussed prices with air. Garland. Afterward he admitted hc'.liad done so. The  government orders amounted to somewhat over $-10,000, and his profit was  about $9,000. Powell, declared that  the money is to his credit, that he has  to account to no one for it, and that  the Carleton Drug Company or Mr.  Garland, M.P., is net int rested in it.  He is still working at the drug store,  and -has not yet^passea his examination in pharmacy. Tlie transactions,  ha maintains,'Avere wholly "on the  side"  from his  regular occupation.  Mr. German aske'l if tlie invoices  from Bauer and Black, the manufacturers, corresponded with what was  charged the department, and he  stated that'they"did "in some cases  and- in others- not." He had checked  over the invoices alone, witness said,  No one was with him.  "Who  made  out  the  prices  to  bo  charged   the  government?-'���������"I   did."  "Any one help you?"���������"No"."  "And you did this even;though you  had had no experience in buying and  selling such' goods?"���������"Yes."-  To   tho  invoices  as  received,    the  witness  said he  added what he considered lo be a fair margin.  "I see an item hei'Cwhich cost you  ?6, and you charged $5.30. Was that  a fair margin?"���������"I charged more at  first, and when the department objected, I reduced the price."  "To a figure below what you paid?"  ���������"Yes."  "Who 'assisted' you in making out  the prices?"���������"No one."  "Did vou show them to anyone?"���������  "No."    " ���������������  After being subjected to much examination, the witness varied his  previous testimony, and admitted that  he had discussed the prices of. some  of the goods with Mr. Garland, but  not all of them. He had deposited  the cheques of the government in his  own account at the Union Bank."  "About how much is to your credit  after tha goods are all paid for?-'���������������  "About $6,000."  "Does that represent your profit?"  ���������"Yes."  "What was the total amount of  (he proceeds from your government  contract?"���������"Over forty thousand  dollars."  "After you got the letter from the  department complaining about the  prices vou spoke to Mr. Garland?"���������  "Yes." '  "And what did he say to you?"���������  "1 don't remember."'!  "Did he suggest chat the price be  reduced?"���������"Xo."  "How much is yet coming, to you  from the government?" ��������� "About  $2.(100." .  "So that your whole profit-is about  $9,000?"���������"Yes, about 2S per cent."  "Is that regarded-as  high in  your  business?" asked Mr. Blain.  "No."  Under further examination the witness said he got something better  than $15 a week for working in the  drug store. Since getting the government contract his hours were the  same, but he insisted that this contract business was apart from his  engagement in Mr. Garland's drug  store. '  "Did you expect to set remuneration from Mr. Garland?" asked Mr.  Proulx?"���������"No."  Examined by Mr. Martin of, Regina, Powell said he did not get all  the supplies from Bauer and Black,  but some were secured at local stores  in Ottawa. He admitted in some  cases the profit charged by him was  as high as 50 per cen:.  Spread  the Bread  ���������with 'Crown Brand' Corn  Syrup -and-the children's  craving for sweets will-"be  completely satisfied. .  Dread antt''Ow������ Brand1  form ' a perfectly balanced  food���������rich in th������ elements  Edwardsburg  JS^&K.-^sturdy'  'Crown'Brarid9Corn Syrup  is so economical and so good, that it is little wonder that millions  of pounds-are eaten every year in the homes of Canada!  children's   favorite ��������� is  cooking   purposes and  'Crown Brand'��������� the  equally" good for all  candy making.  ' ���������LJ'L Y WHITE" is apnre white Com Syrup,  ���������not so pronounced iii. flavor as 'Crown Brand',  Yon may prcfer.it.  ASK YOUR GROCER-IN.2,5,10 AND 20 LB. TINS  The Canada Starch Co. Limited, Montreal  Manufacturers of the famous Edwardsburg Brands  I m^mmm^^m^mmmmsimmmMMmmm^mmiimm^  ���������Ililii^lMIIiiii  Fooled German Censor  Three men  were brought  up  in  a  factory for coming ]at;.  Master���������Excuse, Sandy?"  "I had to mind the baby."  "Yours, Henry?"  "Had a cold, sir."  "Now, Pat, yours?-'  "Sure, yer honor, someone took  doorstep away ancl we couldn't  out."  the  got  W. N. U. 1049  The best efforts of the Germans in  capturing and sinking British ships is  iu reality a puny effort. In the Avar  against Napoleon, which commenced  in 1703, and ended in 1815, no less  than 1(1,871 British merchant ships  were captured or sllrik by the enemy.  Even after the decisive battle of Trafalgar, when Britain had undisputed  control of the sea, the loss of British  ships averaged over 500 a year. Germany's best efforts do not begin to  compare with the achievements of  one hundred years ago.  Minard's  where.  Liniment   for   sale   every-  Skeptical  "Jack vowed that his love for me  was like- the sea."  "And what did you say?"  "1 told him I took it with a good  many, grains of salt-"  Too   Polite  "Now, then, young man,"  angry farmer, "didn't you  said  see  the  that  board when you came trespassing in  these woods?"  "Yes. sir," said the culprit, meekly.  "Well, what did it say?"  "r (iimiio. I was too polite to read  any more when I saw the first word  wn's 'Private.'"  Welshman   a' Prisoner   of   War,   Sent  News Easily  It is a great, advantage to" possess  a knowledge of Welsh, if you happen to be a prisoner of war. Welsh  prisoners of war in Germany are  able to notify their friends at home  more fully of the conditions of prison  and internment camp life than are  their English colleagues, and that  without having recourse to the doubtful safeguard of invisible ink- A letter which passed the German censor,  and will long be kept as a family  treasure, contains the following:  "You will be glad to hear news of  old -friends. Mr. Bwyd (rood) is  vorv bad here. Mr. Bara (bread) is  very much darker than when .you  saw him, and is quite hard._;l never  see Mr. Cig (meat), and Mr. Ymenyn  (butter), but seldom, he was vory  bad, indeed, he last few times I met  him. I used at first to meet Mr.  Llaeth (milk) every day, but he has  not-been here now for some time.  The words given in brackets are  the English "eciuivalents of the  Welsh word immediately preceding.  The letter was written in English  throughout, excepting the Welsh  words, which the Gorman censor took  to be names of other English prisoners.  . Peevish, pale, restless and sickly  children 'owe ihcir condition to  worms. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will relieve them and restore  health. , .  A good deal is being written in re-  regard to the wastages of war and the  opinion is expressed that it is less  than people generally supposed it "to  he. On the average, all productive  property is worn out and renewed  every seven years. This being the  case, the amount which is instantly  destroyed -in war bears a very small  porportion to the total. Further, the  savings made by people through  forced economies put, in force go a  long way towards making good the  losses caused by the war.  HORSE-POWER  Yoiir horse, can pull  bigger loads if you  grease your wagons  with -  MICA  AXLE GREASE  It is the Mica'tfiat does  it���������makes a smooth   ,  bearing surface, per-)  fecdy lubricated,  on  which   the  wheel  revolves without friction.  Dealers Everywhere  .The  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  Limited   A,   Made in  Canada  This Hurt Him  "Oh, doctor, I have sent for you,  certainly; still, I must confess that I  have not the slightest faith iffmodera  science " r   ~ ''  "Well," said the doctor, '.'that does  not matter in the least. You see, a  mule has no faith in the veterinary,  and yet he cures him all the same."  Minard's  Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Many a man's  an actor, is due  success, like, that of  to a good manager.  Pat bought a pij last fall, paying  $7.50 for it; during the winter licv  bought $10-50��������� worth of feed for it. ,  aud in the spring he sold the pig for  $17.50, relates Everybody's. A neighbor asked him how much he got for  it, and when Pat told him he said:  "Well, you didn't make much on it,  did you?" "No," said Pat, "but, you  see. I had the use of the pig all winter."  Minard's  Etc.  Liniment    Cures    Burns,  wife-1;  "What's the matter with your  She seems all broken up lately.'  "Yes, she had a terrible shock. She  was assisting at a rummage sale;  she took off her new hat ancl laid it  down for a moment���������and somebody  sold it for thirty-five cents!"  An  ���������ore  old   bachelor  fears  than  a woman  fears  baby  mouse.  Rheumatism Subdued.���������  a sufferer from muscular  .ie cannot do better than  rflgion rubbed with    Dr.  Muscular  When one i������  rheumatism  to have the  Thomas' Eclectric Oil. There is no  oil that so speedily shows its effect in  subduing pain." Let the rubbing be  brisk and continue until ease is secured.'There is more virtue in a bottle of it than can be fully estimated.  Constipation, Indigestion  and Horrible Backaches  Searched for a Cure for Years���������Advised fco Try Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills and Was Cured.  With regard to the rate of breeding  of house flies, it is gravely stated that  allowing six batches of eggs or one  hundred and fifty each, and supposing all to live and find filth to breed  in, the number would be 191,010,000,-  000,0000.000,000, enough to bury tlie  entire earth  forty-seven feet deep.  "Doesn't it give you a terrible feeling when you run over a man?" they  asked him. "Well, if he's a large  man," replied tho aiitoniobilist, "it  does give one a pretty rough jolt."  Where there is poison there is pain.  This is a provision of Nature to warn  you against conditions that are likely  to prove serious.  Constipation o t  the bowels is unci o u b t o cl 1 y the  greatest source of  disease and suffering. By using one  of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills at  bed-time as often  as i3 necessary to  keep the bowcla  regular you can  cure constipation  and the consequent  . cirrmrr  indigestion, and re-    PKOF. SMITH.  move tho causo of backache, rheimia.-  tism and other painful diseases.  "Pally movement of the bowels" Is  the greatest law of hoalth.   Dr. Chaae's  Kidney-Liver Pills will help you to  form this habit, add to your years,  and bring: comfort In old age.  Professor A. T. Smith, 1 Mt. Charles  street, Montreal, and formerly of Bos-  Ion, Mas3., writes:���������"I suffered for  many years from bad digestion, constipation and horrible backaches. I  have been treated by many doctors,  without any results. One day a friend  In Boston, advised the use of Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills. After  using two boxes I noticed groat improvement, and after tho fourth box I  wa3 completely cured. My digestion la  jrood. I never feel any pain in tha  back. My head Is clear, and I feel like*  a young man. I think Dr. Ch'aae'a  Kidney-Liver Pills are one of the beat  medicines on earth." - .'  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, ona'  pill a dose, 25 cents a box, at a.11 dealers or Edmanson, Bates & Co., LlmlV1.  ed, Toronto.  -1 'ffHB   SUN.   1GRAND   FORKS,   B. G  w  FORMALDEHYDE TREATMENT FOR SMUTTED GRAIN  All the-Raw Material Used in its Manufacture is Found in Canada  ���������Farmers Should Use it More Generally, ^s it is the Best  Preparation with which to Treat Seed Grain.  There is every spring a greatly increasing market for. the greatest disinfectant ever discovered���������formalde-  "Jiycle. Not only does this meet with  use in the hospitals, but-also in farming,-although this latter, is hot'so well  known. Farmers all over the country  ���������west and east���������are making preparations to treat their seed against what  Is commonly known as smut. Few  farmers indeed, really plan to contribute to the $15,000,000 lost annually  through the altogether too prevalent  smutted grains; but there are .a great  number of farmers tot sufficiently  well posted .on the importance of  treated seed to realize the great ini-  por'tiyice of formalddliyde.  This disinfectant ��������� -is particularly-  adaptable to the .almost general use  throughout'the country, inasmuch as it  can be used with equal ease with either hard or soft water.- It suits  all grain .equally, well/'-thus having  a distinct advantage over tho more  commonly used-bluestone,- which has  little effect'upon smut in. oats. 'Formaldehyde is a Canadian product,  practically all of which used is manufactured here and tho supply, therefore is unaffected by. the war- Th3  war, however, has had a most welcome bearing on the market for this  gas, as Germany was the largest producer in Europe and the cutting off  of German supplies has increased the'  demand for th"- "Canadian article  abroad., .Demands which at present  Canadian manufacturers are- not attempting to supply, until all Canadian  contracts are fl'.ed, are heavy and  when Canada does commence to ship,  she will command very remunerative  prices. \ ���������  The raw material from which formaldehyde Is made is hard wood,  such as maple, beech, oak, and birch,  and of these wooda, there is no lack  of supply in this country. It is reported that one large concern which  manufactures this article, with headquarters locally, has secured the cutting rights five miles wide on each  side of one of the r.ew railroads running north through New Ontario for  over 350.miles. This will be used to  supply a mill .which they have erected  at the Canadiau Soo. i  '. A great deal of help to new settlers  has been extended in this province  where new lands have been opened  for settlement that are heavily wooded, and it is here that the makers of  formaldehyde' have made it possible  for them to cut the haul wood during  the winter, over a period of/ years,  thus supplying them with a cash income from the start.  Most interesting is the manufacture  of this article. It is made from refined wood alcohol. That it is .without  /  s  its patriotic properties is not true, as  thousands of tons of what were once  the stately forest trees of Canada,  are daily assisting ' 1 the work of destruction at the Dardanelles and Europe, for all tlie acetone manufactured  in Canada is sold direct to the British  government ancl tho demand is very  excellent- at the 'moment. Acetone is  a by-product of formaldehyde, in process of manufacture.  From refined alcchpl, formaldehyde  is obtained by a further process of  heating-the alcohoiand passing ihe j  fumes' through red-hot copepr mesli '  and drawing off the gas into waier.  The . formaldehyde -of commerce,  which is so widely sold for treating  seed .is 40 per cent, strength.  From time to time come complaints  from farmers that the formaldehyde  has killed, their seed-snd from others  that the formaldehyde has failed to  kill the smut- An investigation has  almost invariably revealed the fact  that these farmers have . purchased  formaldehyde put up in' barrels.  ��������� It needs to be kept moderately  warm and if the barrels are kept too  cold or .'are subjected to cold when  being hauled" from the' stations, the  formaldehyde will polymerize or become thick and drop to the bottom  of the barrel. The barrels are tapped  from the bottom so the man wlio gets  the first out of the .barrel has formaldehyde overstrength and the man'  who gets the last has little but water.  If formaldehyde is purchased from  barrels it is ver,' essential to make  certain that it is kept well shaken up  and has not been subjected to too  much cold. If it runs at all thick and  looks ��������� in the least milky it is too  strong. It should be as clear as water.  George H. Clark, seed commissioner  for Canada, urges that farmers demand their formaldehyde in bottles or  stone jugs of 1,-3 and 5 pounds. In this  way they can easily shake it vigorously before using and make certain  that it is'properly mixed.  Formaldehyde stould never be carried in metal cards'or pails-as the  metal affects it-to some extent.-  ' This ye?r the makers and shippers  of formaldehyde are receiving material help from the railways. Formaldehyde has always been shipped in heated cars, where it was a carlot order,  but this season the railways are shipping heated cars as "'way freight."  Thus a car of formaldehyde will be  delivered, so many barrels, bottles "or  jugs, at almost every small station  along a given line. This moans that  the local, dealer is receiving his supplies under perfect conditions and the  farmer, if he sticks to the bottles and  jugs, will get his the same way-���������  Journal of Commerce.  Improved Methods to Assist in the Increase of Production  It is told of a pioneer in the North  West that being on his deathbed he  said to his eldest born,- "My son, I am  going to give you- a new farm."  "Where, father?" was the natural response. "Plough two or three inches  deeper.". As an exemplification of  the richness of our country this story  is worth repeating. It indicates^ the  marvelous nature of our agricultural I  resources and encourages to.greater  efforts- The object of the Patriotism  and Production Campaign now in progress is not so much to teach practical men their business, as to give  them the experience of other practical men, of specialists in different  branches of larming, and to imbue  them with the idea that there may  yet be profits to be found in directions that in their wisdom they may  not have yet discovered, or have  overlooked. Then .there is a duty  that at this juncture, when the whole  empire, is fighting for its life, calls  upon us all to extort ourselves mi ore  and more, no matter how earnestly  wc have labored in the past, and to'  try with might and main, to do even  bttter. It' ,is impossible to understand how, when the mother of great  nations' is -putting forth -all her  strength to fight off the enemy, her  children, either in their unit or in  their collective capacity, can rest  content with the fortune that is theirs  arid ignoring, criticising or condemning the exertions of those who at  best are trying to serve them, dwell  upon their own troubles and refuse  even to treat with consideration the  work of men who have but a single  aim���������the improvement, which must'  mean the increase of production.  Wise men accept counsel come  whence it may, and act on it, or reject it, as seemeth to them best. The  department of agriculture at, Ottawa  has not only been promoting meetings or conferences of those interested in the special branch of the  country's interests entrusted to it, but  it has had prepared treatises 'by experienced and practical men, founded  on experiments which must contain  both enlightment and encouragement,  and which can be had for the mere  expense of asking. Write to the Publications-Branch, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, postage 'free, and a  list .of upwards of two hundred bulletins, pamphlets, records and reports  will be forwarded from' which choice  can be made of the information desired.  The British Water -Wagon  Putting OH the  Lid, Make Children Hate War  The  Economic Push  Behind  the  Prohibition  Movement  The prohibition wave .is sweeping  over the country. It rises highest in  the States where public sentiment,  used to be most inhospitable. It has'  all but overflown the South famous  for cheer and good fellowship! It is  breaking over the, far west, .where  personal liberty .and self-indulgence  have ��������� been almost .matters of creed.  , The irresistible iush behind the  wave is economic. The organization  of business and industry, having realized the eternal truth .that self-indulgence saps human force and lowers efficiency, brings its powerful influence to bear.- Tfce instinct ot the  higher intelligence that self-denial is  the inspiration of achievement has expanded to kind compulsion for the  lower. More and more personal liberty for self is-being sacrificed to uplifting restraint for olherc.  The dark oppression of a labor  body of low will power and strong  passions has brought prohibition to,  the South, to raise the standard of  performance and Jieck the excesses  of appetite. Its spiritual force is  . succeeding, where the., brutal vengeance of lynch law' and convict  labor failed.  The organization of tha mineral  wealth of the West into industry has  brought home the economic value of  prohibition there. Colorado ancl Arizona have put it into law, Montana  and Idaho are likely to do so, while  Utah is stopped temporarily by tlie  governor's veto. Loss of self-control  and efficiency spells danger to life  and property in minings as plainly as  in Southern planting.  Tho American Copper Company excludes drinking from its mines and  discourages it in homes. Ac.ident  records varied directly in percentages  with the partial or complete closing  of saloons in Butte during'the six  "months of experimenting last year.  Prohibition is coming to Montana by  tlie economic, roule.  The economic law is r.n invariable  for every factory and farm in the  country as for the Western mine and  the Southern plantation. With better  organization of every kind of industry under more urgent competition  of efficiency, prohibition will overrun  the country, as it has overrun Europe  in the stress of war,���������Minneapolis  Journal.  Being kind to a rich mother-in-law  H4vy be a good investment.  This is America's Great Opportunity  Urges Jane Addams  "This century, has been called by a  good many people thu Century of the  Child," said Jane Addams of Hull  House, Chicago, in the Free synagogue iu Carnegie hall in an address  oil "War and Social Service."  "Judges jand jurists are trying to  catch the "child,, ciiminal earlier and  earlier," she said, "that criminality  finally may be abo ished. . It-will go  on until we shall feel that all over the  earth the only .rivalry among the  peoples is from one generation to another to make each better and liner.  "How widespread among our immigrants is the talk of conditions, in  Europe! If we can make them understand that we are interested for the  peace and happiness of all we shall  have taken advantage .of this- opportunity to forge a public opinion that  will be much more international than  could be wrought by any other nation  in the world.  "Out in Chicago we started a Boy  Scouts company. They h?d no guns���������  I wouldn't tolerate that. But they  were Boy Scouts. The Russian Jews  withdrew their boys at once and  others did likewise, saying: 'We  came to America to get rid of militarism. We don't want our boys contaminated with the military drill.' i  "We got one proof after another  that the various peoples were prejudiced against militarism.- In this present war we realize that never before  has the brutality of war so revealed  itself.  "The great opportunity of America  is to utilize the immigrant population  to form a humanitarian public sentiment so strong it will make itself felt  in the uttermost ends of the earth."  The War Has Had the Effect of Putting a Ban on Liquor  ������������������  There is a chance that" Great Britain may. follow -the example of Russia iu a v> holesale habitation of the  water waggon- It was contained in  the veiled threat in a speech made recently by Lloyd George ::r Wales that  iinloss the workmen in the armament  factories could resits the- lure of  drink sufficiently to put in a full  week's t-me, thu government would  find a way to help them. Lloyd  George took the position that these  workmen, treading the primrose path  'of. alcohol while their fellow countrymen were without arms to fight the  common welfare, and from England's  national welfare, and from England's  standpoint he was right.  England as well as all of Europe Is  already, partially on the water waggon as a result of the war. Russia has  gone it more whole-heartedly than  anyyof the countries by wiping out  at one stroke the . manufacture and  sale of vodka. France comes a close  second by putting restrictions that  amount almost to prohibition around  the vending of absinthe and whiskey.  Germany, so far as the civilian population is concerned, is said to be less  affected than any of the other countries. England herself has radically  cut down, saloon hours, and now  comes this intimation that the gov-"  ernment is prepared to go even, farther.���������Atlanta Constitution.  The Cost of War  ���������Crowding Out Cattle  "Few people appreciate the influences that are. crowding out the  business of cattle production. Among  them the rigid quarantine is. doing its  part. But tlie progress of a more  intensive agrieultur ' is also among  the. potent causes. Spread of crop  areas on account of higher prices for  grain and hay is felt in the addition  of 'UiOO.OOO acres to the winter wheat  area,'not a -little of which was formerly available for grazing. Encroachments of the irrigation movement in  such states as California are pre-  omptying many a good pasturing valley for non-pastuiing uses. That  state now has 24,689 irrigation projects, of which 4,076 have been added  since 1910.���������Wall Street Journal.  In War, as in Litigation, Both Sides  Are   Eventually   Losers  The cost of war outlives its oldest  pensioner- A pension expires with  the penisoner, but war fixes a taint in  the blood of a people. This taint  works a havoc beyond that ot its moat  persistent fighter. The man too weak  for war remains at home aud perpetuates his kind. The warrior, unfitted  by wounds and disease to longer  fight, returns home to assist the man  who escaped conscription through  weakness, and these two march their  disabilities down tlie winding ways  of time.  Ancl thus does the nation that conquers lose no les.; than docs the one  that was overcome.  In war, as in litigation, both sides  lose.  Only one party Is victorious in war,  ancl that is Lucifer and his allies,  Woe, Want, Hate, Disease and Death.  Big bodies of armed men are the  greatest violation of common sense  that can be imagined. They are recruited .and maintained by the forces  of production in order to destroy that  which labor creates ancl human hearts  hold precious.���������The Philistine.  Last year the United States possessed but o5,800,000 head of beef cattle. Eight years before, or in 1907  the country had HI,500,000 head or  beef cattle. In the ;ame time tha  population increased from 87,000,000 fo  100,000.000- Is it any wonder the  price of beef is advancing?  Before a man can arrive at a conclusion he must first embark on a  train of thought.  Ns  FOURTH  TIME   PRUSSIA   MADE   WAR ON EUROPE  Great Britain's Foreign Secretary, Sir Edward Grey, in a Recent  Speech, Reviews the Issues Leading up to the  War, and  Foretells the Extinction of German Militarism  Sir Edward Grey, the foreign secretary in a speech delivered to a London, audience, reviewed the European  issues leading up to the present war  and-made plain the determination of  Great Britain and her allies to insist  upon the extinction of German- militarism, us well as upon the right of  the smaller nations of Europe to  their untramelled- independence.  Speaking of the origin of the war  Sir Edward Grey emphasized the fact  that the struggle might have been  avoided by an European conference.  Germany, he added, judging from her  experience of the Balkan, conference,  knew she could have counted.upon  the goodwill of Great Britain. But, he  said, Germany refused every suggestion of a conference, and on her, rests  for all time, the appallin;; responsibility for the war. Sir Edward Grey affirmed, amid loud cheers, that this  was the fourth time within living  memory that Prussia had made war  upon Europe, "and. we are determined  that it shall be the last."  ���������  The foreign secretary, added that it  wotfld have been far easier to settle  the dispute between Austria and .Serbia, which "Germany' had made the occasion of this war, than it had.been  successfully to get through the Balkan eusis. Germany knew that Great  Britain then sought no diplomatic  triumph. We did not give'ourselves  to any intrigue; we pursued impartially and honorably the end of peace.  We were ready last July to do the  same again. We had given in recent  years to Germany every assurance  that no aggression upon her would  receive any support from-us. We had  withheld from her but one, thing,  namely, an unconditional premise to  stand aside however aggressive Germany might be to our neighbors.  France, Italy and Russia were ready  in July to accept a conference. We  knew that after the British proposals  for a conference had been made the  Czar himself proposed to the Kaiser  that- the dispute should be referred  to The Hague. tribunal. "We know  now that the German government  has prepared for war as only a people who planned could ; .-epare."  Sir Edward, continuing," said that  long before the war he had given Belgium a pledge that never would Great  Britain violate the neutrality of that  country so long- as it was respected  by others, and that if Germany invaded Belgium .we were bound to op  pose Germany with all cur strength.  If we-had not' done so at the first  moment, was there aifyone now. who  believed that when Germany attacked  Belgium, shot non-combatants, ravaged the country and violated all 'the  laws of war and all the rules of  humanity, was there anyone who  thought it possible now that we  could have sat still and looked on  without eternal disgrace'.'  ' "In due time terras of peace, will be  put forward'by the Allies," continued  the foreign secretary. "An essential  condition must 'le the restoration to  Belgium of her independent national .  life and free possession of her territory. The great issue is this: Wo  wish the nations of Europe to bo  h-ee to live their independent lives,  working out their own form of government and their own form of. national development in full liberty,  -whether they be great slates or  small.   That is our'ideal.  "The German ideal is that the  Germans are a superior people, to  whom -all things are lawful - and  against whom resistance, is unlawful  and must bo put down, that they  must establish domination over the  nations of the continent and that all  must be subservient to Germany.  "I would rather perish or leave  the continent altogether than live in  it "under such conditions. After this  war we and the other nations of Europe must be free to live without the*  interference of the superior -war lord;  without the clang of armor and the  sword continually rattled in , the  scabbard, Heaven continually invoked, and without our policy being dictated by the military domination of  Prussian.  "We claim fo. ourselves and together with our allies, we will secure  that right to live and pursue our  national existence, notin the shadow  of Prussian supremacy, but in the  light of equal liberty."  Sir   Edward   Grey     concluded   by  paying eloquent tribuce^lo the splendid courage and patriotism of Great  Britain's allies.    There was. he said,  no    nobler  opportunity    of    serving '  one's   country   than "when   its  exist-,  ence was    at stake,*  when its cause  was just and right. Never was there  a time in our national history when  the  crisis  was  so  great and so im-     (  perative   and  the   cause  itself  more  just and right. (Loud cheers).  '. Banker and Farmer  A Strong Plea Made For a Better Understanding .  .'Why is there not a better 'understanding between agriculture ami finance, between farmer and banker? it  is commonly kn>own that a very snia :  percentage of the credit secured ..uy  the farmers is obtained from the local  bank. The fanner secures his'credit  from the local merchant; implement  agdnt or lumberman, these, retail-men  in turn get their credit from the  wholesaler and manufacturer, and  they from the, banker. . For real  money the farmer goes to the Joan  company. This is ail common knowledge. Why .-should, it-be thus? With  the banks represented in every small  .town through the country, it would be  supposed that a large part of their  business would be to handle farmers'  accounts, and they do handle some,  but on the whole, tne farmer and  banker are entirely, out of sympathy  with one another  ,'. The high rate. oZ interest charged,  and the extreme cautiou with which  credit has been given has been the  cause of the farinas' unfriendly attitude. This attitude has. been warranted, undoubtedly, in some cases,  but not always. The farmers as wall  as other classes have tried to become  wealthy by buying and borrowing, and  the bankers have done well to be  chary in advancing credit in a good  many places. Even as it is thoy have  a neat percentage of bad accounts. In  many a case it would have been wis ;  to have heeded the warning of the  bank that credit had been drawn to  the limit, and have retrenched instead  of obtaining it through other sources.  Had the farmer i-.nct banker known  each other better the buying ancl borrowing game would not have been carried so far. In this connection the  banks and bankers must shoulder  much of the blame. Too often the  local managers do not know agriculture, and consequently do not get in  close touch with the farmers of the  district and know their financial  standing. There has also been a tendency to change branch ba.ik managers  iu tlie country so frequently that they  have not time to know tiic farmers or  their standing. The result has been  the farmers, outside of the few leaders in the community, look to tlie retail men of the town for their credit,  and have bsen encouraged to extend it  beyond all reason, and to that point  where the lean crop of last year left  the farmer with his assets turned to  liabilities, in too many cases.  We cannot go back ancl correct mistakes made in boom years. In any  case, the credit must be curtailed,  but the bankers must revise their  system, lo that extent that their  branch managers come more closely  in touch and .sympathy with farmers,  and they must cheapen their methods  of handling money that a more reasonable rate of interest can be givea  on lo.-.ns. We do not suggest an alternative if this is not done, but the  move in Saskatchewan towards a cooperative system of loans and the establishment of an agricultural bank  indicates that the farmers are in earnest in their demana for better terms  of credit.���������Farmers' Advocate, Winnipeg, -Man.  May Have a Fuller Participation in  Imperial Affairs Than Heretofore  What will be the status of��������� India  in the British empire after the war.  Even in the press of instant needs,  that question must cross the minds'"  of thoughtful British statesmen,- but  it is doubtful if the most farseeing  among them can give it anything like  a full or certain answer. Only one  things is sure: India wLl claim and  receive a larger measure of self-government and fuller participation in  imperial affairs than she has had before.  The loyalty of India has been one of  the great* surprise.-: of the war. Instead of bursting into a flame of revolution the moment Britain was involved in Europe, India hac coma  forward with voluntary offerings of  money aud troops, suspended all agitation for political changes until after the war, turned a deaf ear to the  persuasions of Kaiser and Sultan.  Silhs and Gurkhas arc on the firing  line in France; native princes have  offered their personal services in tho  field.  Provinces and principalities which  proved their value in this fashion in,  time of war cannot be relegated to  the status of lesser breeds without  the law in time of peace. But what  other status can thoy assume? Can  India be trusted . with self-government like that which prevails in Canada and Australia? Can Europeans  and Asiatics henceforth work side by  side, instead of tair.Icm, as hitherto?  Will the islanders who developed  modern constitutional government  and the Orientaln who have bowed to  tlie personal sway of foreign masters  for centuries find that, after all, they  have a common ideal in tlie empire?  ���������Chicago Journal.  Brown (on fishiig trip)���������Boys, the  boat is sinking. Is there anyone here  who knows how to pray?  Jones (eagerly)���������1 do.  Brown���������All right. You pray and  the rest of us will put on life belts.  They're one shy.  "Do you think the Hon. Bray Low-  dcr has any show for being elected  to the legislature?  "Not unless he run under an alias."  HWHMMmMMIMMHlM^  MWllBIWIimBHIIMM������yUWMIHl������ THE   SUK,. GRAND   FORKS,. B. C.  The following members from Nel-  son'_ of the Grand Forks company of the 54th battalion left for  their home city on Tuesday to attend the Nelson business men's picnic at Proctor yesterday, as the  guests of the committee: Lieut. D.  A. McQuarrie, Corp. L..- A. lMcMil-  lan, Lance-Corp. K. E. Wilkinson,  and Pts. D. G. Denny, W. A. Cur-  ran, R. S. Stevens, R. Whitehead,  D. E. McLeod,-A. E. Graham, A.  F. Graves, A. Beer, R. Harris, W.  F. Jordan, R. S' Ashby, Frank Sil-  verton, J. F. Thompson, T. Dolphin, G. 0. Brown, S. J. Hillyard,  J. Ii. England and D. G. .Davies.  Irene Barnum Rina Ross, Sylvia  Ross, Helen McGregor, Helen Peterson, May Spraggett, H. Alberti,  Timothy Sallis, J. B. McLeod.- William Brewer, H. Hendricks and  Arthina Donnan. "*  H. C. Jones, teller at the Royal  bank, and W. T. Cook, who holds a  similar position at the Canadian  Bank of Commerca, will'sever their  connection-with these financial in  stituions at the end of-the present  month and join the 54th   battalion.  ���������A. B. Godfrey, superintendent of  the British Columbia Telephone  company, visited the city on Tuesday.  "Quality" Ice Cream, is that  creamy kind. The ' strawberry is  flavored witli fresh fruit. Made by  Metcalfe.  W. B. Willcox left   for  Portland,  Ore.., Monday morning.  Chas.   Mix,   fire   warden,   visited  Carmi on Monday.  ATTENDANCE HONOR ROLLS  Mr. ������nul Mrs J. W. Cook left yes  terday for Seattle. Mr. Cook is taking his annual vacation trip, and before returning he will attend the  annual meeting of the Grand Lodge,  A. F. & A. M , which will be held  in Victoria on the 17th inst.  At a meeting of the members of  the Independent Comp-my of Sharpshooters, demobilized, it was decided to divide tho company's funds,  -about 8200, equally between the  Patriotic fund and the Daughters of  the.'Empire.  high  ...  .As a result of the  copper,    and   the   slidin  price- of  scale in  force-at the Granby smelier, the men  employed at the works have been  granted an increase in their wages  of 25 cents per day.  The piano and violin rectal in  the Empress theatre on Monday  night was well attended and a credi  table entertainment was given.  Thoa ��������� who took part in the program  were: Ru\h McGregor, Abram  Mooyboer, Sheridan Ross, Helen  Cliyton, Harry Dmytryk,. Frances  Sloan,    P.   Wasch,   Wilfred Brown,  The following pupils of the public  school were neither late nor absent  during May:  ENTRANCE CLASS. '  Gladys Ardiel, Alice Bo'wen, Ida  DoCewr Herbert Dinsmore, Amy  Frankovitch",' Gordon Fulkorson,Ralph  Gill Heath Hales, Lawrence Holmes,  Robert Holmes Reggie Hull, Stanley  Miissie,Mildred Meikle,Ivia Michener.  Hector Morrison, Laurena NichoUs,  Al Peterson, Holger Peterson, Walter  Peterson, Quentin Quinlivan, Very  Reid, Ruby Smith, Alice Spraggett,  Hugh Wells. .       "    .  DIVISION II  Laura    Allen,   Fred   Bar lee, Anna  Beran, Pearl Bryenton, George Coop  er, Mary    Cooper,   Murrel   Galloway,  Hattie Gaw   Margaret Graham,    Mil  drorl   Hutton,    Ethel Jacobsen,   Earl  Kin������' Gladys Latham, Sarah    McCul  lum������ William Meikle,    Fred    Meinel.  Lddie Mcllwaitie, Gweriny Mollwaine  Kathleen, O'Connor,   Frances   Sloan,  Fritz    Schliehe,   Uvo    Wells,.  Ruby  Keelins, -Evelyn Haner,   Agnes   Staf  ford, Arc-hie Symes.  DIVISION III.  Earl Kelleher, Wilfred Brnwn  Donald Laws, Aurena Barnum, Rosa  Peterson, Helen Campbell, Muriel  Spraggett, Rernard Crosby, Brenda  Humphreys. Lizzena Irving, Margaret  Micliener, Vernon Siddall, Ambrose  McKinnon.  DIVISION IV.  Howard DeCew, Norma Erickson,  Army Crosby, Guner Lindgren, Edward Potentier, Randolph Davis,  Morris Baineson, George Meikle, Ray  Forreste.1, Isabelle Glaspell, Amelia  Wiseman, Rose Truxler, Antoinette  Schliehe; Ruth Erickson, Lottie  Peterson, Jeanette   Raeburn,    Walter  NEW   HARNESS   SHOP  I have re-opened a harness shop at my old  stand on Bridge street, and will manufacture  M^������r  HoHrt^c and   do  ^U  kinds  of  ,   New Harness hameSs rehiring aii  work guaranteed. - Your patronage is solicited.  ym^  Here We Are !  Your Six Friends,  Robin, Hood Family^  Robin Hood Flour  "     Oats  " "     Porrioge Oats  "     Ferina  "     Graham  "     WholeWheat  Let Us Lighten  Your Household Duties  For Sale by  JOHN DONALDSON  PHONE 30  Everything to Eat and Wear  On the stage of business the spot  light is on the man who advertises.  Our Classified Want Ads will  place you or your needs in the lime  light of public attention.  If you have not tried them, their  illuminating power.will surprise you.  FOR SALE-FARM LAND  <������On I'ER ACRE���������The old Graham much of  4)^U 312��������� tiorus, at Casciide, cnn be pur-  chasefl nt ������20 pur acre, if taken at once. W.  K. ICsiinpr  owner, Ros'laiici.li. (I.  AGENTS   WANTED   S   RIDliKS WANTED.ns apCnts for our lii-rli  LTiule hicvi-les Write for low price-! to  THOS. PLIMLEY'S CYCLE WORKS, VICTORIA, W.V..  BOOT    REPAIRING  TAKE  vour  repairs  to   Armsoii,  '���������hoe   ie  ���������     pnirer.     Tho   Hub.     I.ooU   for   the   Bm  Uoot  SECOND-HAND    GOODS  HIOHEST CASH PRICES paid for old Stoves  and    Ranges.    K. C.  Peckliam.   Secondhand Store.  FOR RENT-HOUSES  GOOD  five room  liouse;-two-.blocks   from  post office.   Apply this office.  WATER   NOTICE  (DiYKitsioxAND Use. )  TAKE NOTICE that Mrs. Jennie Morrison,  I whose uddress is (iraiid Porks. H. C, will  apply for a licence to take and use 20 acre-  feet o. water out of Kettle Rive1- which Hows  south-easterly and drains into Columbia  River near Marcus, Wushintrtou. tT.S.A. The  water .will be diverted from the stream at a  point 950 feet south-easterly from the northeast corner of Lot 1091) and will be used tor  irrigation mid domestic purposes upon the  laud described as part pf Lot 1699. This  notice \va-posto'l on ihe ground on the 27th  day of Apr 1,191b. A copy of this notice und  antipiilication pursuant ihereio and to the  'Water Act, 1911." will bo filpd in the office  of the rtater Recorder at Grand Forks, R.O.  Objections to the application may be filed  with tho said Water Recorder or with the  Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, B. C , within thirty days  after the lirst appearance of this notice in a  local newspaper. The date of the first publication of this notice is April 30th, 1915.  MRS. JENNIE MORRISON, Applicant.  Larsen, Jennie Miller, Julia Downey,  Chris Pell, Eloise Stafford, Alfred  Downey, Budd Briggs, Peter   Miller.  division v.  Tjinnis Barlee, Charlie   Cooper, El  len Harkness, Frances   Latham, Ken  neth McArdle, Boyd    NichoUs,    Amy  Pecklinm. Peter Peterson,   Marv   Be  ran,   Charlie   Bishop.   Isabel    Bowen,  Clara Brunner, Cecelia   Crosby,   Wil  liam Grenier, Thehna Hutton, Harold  Ki  wing, Flora McDonald, John Meinel  DIVISION VI.  Lavina Crowder, -Lawrence McKin  non. Dorothy "Meikle, William Nel  son, Harold Quinlivan, Leonia Reed,  Leo Mills, Frances U'Ren, Nellie  Allan, Connie Burdon,Freddie Cooper  Chow Fung, Vera Lyden, Alberta  McLeod, Dorothy Schliehe, Lewis  Waldron, Llewellyn Humphreys,Mark  Truxler.  DIVISION VII.  Kenneth Campbell,-Annie Crosby,  John DeVisser, Clarence Donaldson,  Anita Jacobsen, John Lane, Kenneth  Marray, Harry Stacey, Clare TJ'llen,  Frank Worden. Jennie   Allan,   Alice  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture   Mado   to  Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly Done.  RCMcCUTCHEON  WINNIPEG AVENUE  BLIND���������TO HIS OWN INTERESTS  Organist���������Sapristi! what shall I play���������"The "Marseillaise'^ or "The  Watch on the Rhine?"  (Drawn by a local cartoonist'while Italy was hesitating. The organist  is now playing "The Marseillaise.")   , ������������������-"-"-_���������'  Erickson, Mary Fleming, Irene  Fran  kovitch, Nora   Harris, Dorothy La  thani,   Charlotte    Luscombe,    Annie  Marovitch, Jack Miller, Elsie Nelson,  Rita Niles, Lloyd   Quinlivan,   Stuart  Ross, Gladys.Siddon.  DIVISION  VIII.  John Bluekens, Grace Brau, Clarence Mason, Elsa Morella, Edinond  Wells, James Clark! Gertrude Cook,  Louis Gill, Isabelle Lines, Olive Irving, Ruth Larama, Elsie Liddicoat,  Pessi,    Emerson      Reid,  Marguerita  Bertie Scott, Rupert   Sullivan, Al.vin  Bryer, Francis Crosby.  DIVISION IX.  Janet Bonthron, Herbert Clark.  Gordon Clark, Dorothy DeCew, Alice  George, Ernest Hadden. Bessie Harkness, Herbert Harris, James Innes,  Lem John, George Manson, Violet  Meikle, Paulina Mohler, Jigi Morel 1,  Waldemar Peterson, Henry Reid,  Peter Santano, John Santano, James  Shannon, Hazel ^Waldron, Mildred  Wetherell.    -  icyc  English 3-Speed Gear and  the High-Grade Cleveland  Wheels  I   have  opened a bicycles store next the Grand  '   Forks Garage, and keep these celebrated wheels  in stock.  Bicycle Accessories.     Repairing   a Specialty"  .  J. R. Mooyboer %������������$������?A  urtiitare  <I When in need ,of an odd piece of Furniture for any room- in the house, you can  save money by purchasing from us.  9 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.  <I We would like to call your attention  especially to our Floor Covering Department. Our stock is new and up-to-date  and the range of patterns and designs is  second to none.  MILLER & GARDNER  The Home Furnishers

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