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 ���������'.' 5* '" ������������������ i���������' '-.V  ������^efllf^W|^^^  Kettle'Valley Orchardist  FIFTEENTH YEAR���������No;  19  GRAND FORKS,   B.- C, FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1916  $1.00 PER YEAR  EETING OF THE  CITY COUNCIL  Mayor Acres and Aid." Donaldsoni  McCallum, Schnitter and Sheads  were present at the regular meeting  of the city council on Monday evening.  On motion of Aid. Sheads and  McCallum, the council decided to  become a member of the Union  of  - British Columbia Municipalities.  ���������'.'���������_ A letter from Col. A. T. Ogilvie,  of Victoria, replying to a request  from the Grand Forks Ministerial  association, sta(ed that he had no  authority from Ottawa to [dace military guards on private property.  Filed.  The agreement drafted by the city  cierk, between the city and Allen &  Norris tor supplying the corporation  with lumber in carload lots, was  ordered to be signed.  On  invitation  of  the  water and  light committee,  E.  E.  Gibson, of  the South Kootenay Power & Light  company,was present and explained  the efficiency of lightning  arresters,  ' the council at present having under  consideration the advisability of installing one of these devices in   this  "city." Mr.- Gibson   stated .that one  arrester, placed in a central location,  would  answer   for  the  entire city  lighting system.    He said that   the  device    was   undoubtedly   efficient,  reducing   the  danger of  damage to  the system from lightning to a minimum, besides affording  a   protection to the   transformers.    The cost  of   upkeep   after   installation   was  practically nil.   The matter  was referred to the water and   light committee, with instructions to obtain  further data from cities where these  devices are in use and to  report at  tb e next meeting.  The past month's accumulation  of accounts were ordered to be paid.  The chairman ot the water and  light committee recommended that  the charges for thawing out water  pipes be cut in two Left in the  hands of the woter and light committee, with instructions to make a  detailed report at the next meeting.  The chairman of'the water and  light committee reported that it  would be impossible to secure the  4-inch pipe for the extension of the  Water street main until next fall.  Tenders for electric light poles  were received as fotlows: J. W. Orr,  Cascade, 8230; J. C. Siddon, Grand  Forks, $238 50. Mr. Siddon agreed  to lay the poles down anywhere in  the city, and to fact was considered  to more than offset the amount his  tender was higher than his competitor's, and on motion of Aid. Sheads  the contract was awarded to him.  The chairman  of the  board  of  works reported that the pier for the  footbridge  at   the  Granby smelter j  and the fill below Dr. Averill's  resi  held last week and printed in our  last i6sue.  On motion of Aid. Sheads and  Donaldson, a rebate of 50 per cent  will be allowed'on all dog taxes jf  they are paid promptly.  The,clerk was instructed to notify  the owner of the pasture at the corner of Winnipeg avenue - and , Donald street to remove, the barb-w.ire.  fence.  S  CUTOFF JUNE 4  Editor Grand *Forks Sun  As parents and pupils have not  very clear ideas of the .putpose of  the school garden, now being cultivated, I request a little space in your  valued paper as a means of inform  ing them.  In the first place, only half of the  plot now being cultivated at the  public school will be for children's  use; on the other half a commercial  crop, will-be.grown and the product  sold for charitable purposes. A  fence will surround the whole area,  and the children's plots will be separated by paths.  As to the aim: It is not primarily  to grow grain, vegetables or \flowers.  The purpose is higher. It is to furnish incentives ^ and to provide a  field for work that will be rich edu-  cationally in re creative.instructional  and character-forming experiences.  To be more definite, I might state  that the aims are:  To stimulate interest in rural life;  To prjvide healthful exercise for  body and mind, and to afford to the  pupil   an opportunity to direct   his  activities along useful Hues;  To develop at an early age habits'  of industry, respect for labor, and a  love for productive and constructive  work;  To impart useful information on  agricultural subjects;  To give facility in the handling  of-tools-and in the practice of gar  den craft;  To promote the desire to improve  home surroundings and, to train  boys and girls to do so with efficiency;  To promote the qualities that  make for good citizenship, such as  responsibility of ownership, respect  for public property, consideration  for the rights of others, and the  principle of co-operation in seeking  the common good;  To encourage careful observation  and investigation in this and all  other branches of Ptudy*r  To bring the pupil to understand  more clearly his environment and to  appreciate more fully the beautiful  in nature.  Such is the scope and mission of  the school garden; and though it is  an innovation in this province, yet  it is considered so important that  the department of education gives  both encouragement and financial  assistance to the scheme.    With the  . Grant Hall, of Winnipeg, general  of the western lines of the Canadian  Pacific Railway company, and F.  W. Peters, general superintendenr of  British Columbia lines, are visiting  Boundary and Kootenay points this  -week.. On completing their business in this disrrict they will go on  t othe coast over the Kettle Valley  line.  Mr. Hall "states that a standard  "train will be run daily over the Kettle. Valley route between Nelsou and  the coast by way of the Hope cutoff  beginning on June 4. The opening  of the Hope eutoff, he says, will re-  ouce the running time between  Nelson and the coast to about 27  hours, thereby providing a speedy  and direct route to and from the in  terior. It is the purpose of the Kettle Valley Line company to place  the road on a par with the main line  of the system in the matter-of rolling stock and equipment by placing  the regulation standard cars,on all  the trains operating on this section  between this city and the coast.  The beans are ground into meal  feeding cattle.  Iri the United States the beans are  fed to stallions instead of the ordinary horse bean.  For the extraction of oil and man  uf act lire of oilcake.  In China the bean cake is used as  a fertilizer, in sugar plantations and  in rice fields.  In, Japan the cake is used as  manure in wheat and various  other  There is a little bean, sometimes  green, sometimes black, but mostly  yellow, more or less unknown to the  general public in this counlry.which  Germany badly wants, but can't get.  The Soya bean is its name, and it  is one of the most wonderful productions of the soil we have. It can  be���������and is���������used in manufacturing  dozens, of things, dynamite and high  explosives being among them.  Before the war Germany was so  anxious to have soya heaos that the  import duty was specially taken off  them; now, thanks to the British  navy, she can only get the beans by  smuggling them in small quantities  through neutral countries.  Soya beans come from Manchuria  chiefly; one-quarter of the cultivated  ground there is occupied by the  plants, which stand from one and a  half to four feet iu height and bear  pods of about two inches in length,  coutaining two to five seeds.  In all, there are 300 different varieties of soya beans, and how wonderful the bean is can be seen from  the following uses to which it can  be put:  crops,   even   for   cabbages  planted  with the seed.  In Manchuria and Japan it is food  for cattle, horses, mules and hogs.  - But it is the oil of ihe soya bean  which gives it its greatest value.  The oil is used in the manufacture of:  Glycerine for making dynamite  and high explosives; soaps, linoleum, indiarubber substitute, margarine,- paints and varnishes iu place  of linseed oil, edible goods atid toilet  powder, waterproof cloth, paper umbrellas and lanterns, salad oil, lubri-  cating oil���������in China, for greasing  axles and native machinery���������lamp  oil instead of kerosene oil (it is used  on English railways for burning).  The soya oil is also used for preserving sardines, and in the place of lard  and cottonseed oil for cooking.  Soya beans come second on the  Ifst of Ghina's exports, about 88,-  000,000 worth of them being exported from China in a year.  1. BREWSTER'S  SPLENDID SPEECH  New Club Organized  At the Presbyterian church a club-  has been organized known as the  Knox Literary and Social club, with  the following as officers: President,  G M. Hutton; vice-president, J. A.  Hutton; secretary, Miss C. Munro;  program committee, G- M. Lee, convener; social committee, J. A. Hut-1  ton, convener.  The first meeting of the club will  be held in the manse Wednesday  evening, March 22, at 8 p m., to  which all members and adherents of  the church are cordially invited.  New Liberal Association  J. E Thompson, Liberal candidate, and the officers of the Grand  Forks Liberal association went down  to Cascade on Wednesday night and  assisted In the organization of a robust Liberal association. About  fifty people from Cascade and surrounding country were present at  the meeting, and the greatest enthusiasm prevailed during the evening. There is abundant of intelligent material in Cascade for a good,  live Liberal association.  Principal H.A.Glaspell's barn had  a narrow escape from destruction by  Human consumption, as a   vege-! *T������ at \������ ������'������lock la8t Tunday ni8hL  expected support of the public, both  dence had been completed.    He ad- ithe  board   and the stafi feel llfat  vised that the old   bridge  near the 1 they face theaegrowmg months with  much anticipation,  and   that each  year's   experiences   will give them  fill be  left  stdnding forefoot traffic,  which was agreed to.    He was  also  of the opinion that it  would a good j 8realer confidence to  undertake so  plan to put the  steam   roller on all'. important a branch of education  the streets that were gravelled  last  summer.  Mayor Acres made a report of the  H. A. Glaspell, Principal.  table,   like  marrowfat peas, and in  preparation of soups  As a substitute for meat, especially manufactured.  Manufactured as a substitute   for  chocolate.  Preparation of macaroni.  As flour Jor   biscuits  and   brown  bread.  As artificial cream and milk.  As a substitute for coffee.  Preparation for plastic substances  and artificial horn.  Special biscuits and food manufactured for persons suffering from  diabetes, as the beans contain no  sugar or starch.  As a basis in the manufacture of  An   iron  fence  is  being erected  proceedings at the  meeting of the; around the new post   office 'build- sauces-such  as   the   famous   S-.y  police and   license   commissioners,   ing. sauce.  While Mr. Glaspell was engaged in  giving- his horse his supper, the animal knocked over the lantern,which  set fire to the loose hay. A call of  fire promptly brought the neighbors. When they arrived the fliines  had spread to the roof, but with the  aid of a blanket and a few barrels of  water they were finally extinguished  H. C Brewster, leader of  the  op-   .  position at Victoria, made a splendid speech in the  bouse this week.  From it we quote the following sen  tences:  It is the duty of the premier, after  the mandate given in the three by-  elections, to have enacted what non-  contentious legislation is necessary,  secure a moderate supply and then  go to the country for its decision as  to whether the people want this administration longer to remain in  power.  What is wanted now is not petty  politics; what is wanted is not too  much party politics; but that we  should get down to the solid business before the country and, by wise  legislation, raise British Columbia  into the foremost rank as a producing province.  We insist that the province should  know the attitude of the premier in  regard to the conduct of public affairs and to the legislation he intends to lay before the house. The  people, have said they will have  none of his policies. The emphatic  disapproval of one-half the electorate should force the premier to a  statement of his position on the  floor of the house.  If the shipbuilding indusrry is  not good enough for the people interested in the lumber industry to  get behind with their money it is  not good enough for the people of  this province to back.  If you undertake to build ships  politically, as you undertook to  build railways politically, British  Columbia will be in a worse condition than it is today���������and that is .  bad enough. ,...-.-"  Before one dollar further is placed ***���������'"-  behind the Pacific Great Eastern or  any other railway we must have an  impartial investigation and find out  where the money already given has  gone. It is the right of the people  to know that, and if any of it has  oeen wrongfully expended I demand  that the premier take evt-ry step  known to legal resource to secure its  restoration. Until that is done I lor  one shall refuse to put good money  after bad.  S  J. R. Mooyboer has finished  building a very nice bicycle hospital adjoining his blacksmith shop.  He has also installed a new Champion electric drill press in his  shop.  In order to reduce the changes of  contracting disease from water, a  large number of men in this city  have late formed the habit of drinking beer chasers  According  to   W.   A.   Anstie, of  Revelstoke, managing  director,   operations will be resumed   this   week  at the Cascade lumber  mill   at  Cascade, -vhicb is owned by the Forest  Mills, Limited.    It is expected that  employment   will   be   provided for  about eighty men when the plant is  in full operation.    It is also  under  stood  that   plans  have been completed that will allow  the  plant  to  be operated   throughout  the  entire  summer.  Mr. Anstie inspected the com  pany's mill at Cascade last Saturday.  Wm. Dinsmore is still confined to  the Grand Forks hospital by illness.  MIMHIIi������l������H^ iA.*[������....Sl*.-tJ������'J.V������ii-*  .ju>^U jJ-4. ,,1A-.'.*   .,fji.������jW.iiCutu.'  "������������������W**.,"'-'!.,"l.r,-n uj  LHibscr>������J������i>i>  IU* I���������UJJ..J ������-,   ���������**Cu'.MiM-K.*k> J  SCHE    SUN, ;,GKA^D , FORKS,    B.~K^  A BRIGHT TOBACCO 02? THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS FEB PLUG  The Live Stock  hands  ���������' Mora If  every spring.���������Montreal Family  and Farm CrOpSjMoneyandMen Must Win  Adjusting the Crop'to the Amount of  Live Stock Kept on the Farm  A proper relation between the  amount of live stock'kept on the farm  and the number of acres 01' crops  grown should always be maintained.  Our first aim as farmers must be to  a row crops at Jess cost than they  will sell on the market, and then  wo should feed them on the farm sc  :is' to realize two profits.  The farmer who raises most of his  own feed is in a much better position to feed hogs, cattle or any othci  class of stock, than the man who has  to purchase all his feed. The farmer  who grows all his own feed may not  get any more than, market prices for  tho grain or other produce consumed  by the stock, and may still have a  fair profit through selling his produce at market prices in the form  of the finished product; hut the man  who buys ��������� Ills feed can have for pro-  lit only what he obtains in excess  of the market value of the feeds consumed by the stock., Thus the farmer who grows his feed has two sources  of profit,--namely, the--grower's profit,  or the profit obtained by selling his  produce at market price;'." together  with the feeder's profit, or; what he  obtains for his produce in excess of  market price by selling it in the form  of porlc, beef, mutton, milk, eo. The  man who has to buy all the produce  which he feeds his stock can have  only the feeder's profit, and under unfavorable conditions this profit may  be so small that it will scarcely pay  for the labor involved.  The farmer in planning out his  work for next season must do a little  reasoning. He may find that he needs  ���������100 bushels of oats, but with his  system of farming he may have a  field that will yield the/necessary  oats which will be worth $160. On  the other hand, this same field if  planted to potatoes will yield 1,200  bushels which will sell for ������700. Jf  ho had the extra time necessary "to  jirow this crop.he would figure then  that it would pay him to grow the  potatoes, and buy the $160 worth of  grain, which, would establish the correct relation.  The problem of regulating the  number of animals kept on the farm  to the amount of food crops produced,  is less difficult where a regular ^system of crop growing is practiced and  one has plenty of silo room to insure  iigainst drouth and a partial ��������� failure  of the hay crop. Of course, there  may come years when the supply of  roughage may be somewhat reduced  is a good time to dispose  of  the    less  profitable  ani-  Marconi  of  but  then  of  some  mals.  On the  that  the  is   regulated  the   amount  well managed farm we find  amount  of  live' stock   kept  to  a. certain  extent  by  of   available  hand. For example., on  farm two men can handle from 24  to I'S cows and raise the necessary  food crops with very little extra day  help. Some ambitious farmer might  think, it more profitable1 to hire a  third man and milk six or eight more  cows. If this necessitated keeping  another team during the year and  buying new' equipment it is doubtful  .if it would pay. On the other hand,  if he figured on employing the additional labor by growing a cash crop  such as potatoes, beans or cabbage,  it might pay. large returns. It" costs  considerable to feed an extra team  and pay a hired man a year and unless one can see a substantial addition to his annual income he had  better not take on the additional  business, idle horses and men will  soon ruin any farmer.  On  the  diversified   farm  the  number of young cattle, sheep and swine  kept    should     be   regulated   by   the  amount   of  rough   feed    and   by-products that are available.   By this we  do not mean that these animals are  not  capable of making a profit,  but  rather     that     their     chief    function  should   be  to   convert   waste     feeds,  pasture grass and roughage into dollars and     fertility.    They    not     only  turn  these feeds into profit but. they  furnish   profitable     employment'   for  the hired men every day in the year.  On the farm  where  there is a  proper    correlation    between    the crops  ,'iiid    live stock    tho    labor is evenly  distributed, ovr    the  year so  as   lo  ' greatly economize the    acreage    cost  of tillage operation-! and the expense I  of   caring   for   the'livo   stock.     Ha eh I  crop so succeeds the other that there  are few slack and few  rush seasons. |  Manuring and   plowing  may  be  done j  during   the  fall    and     winter   which, j  together   wit1',  marketing, stock  feeding,    wood hauling,    shop work,  etc..  Keep activities up until spring comes  round   again.    In    this   way one   can  employ    regular    hands    year    after  year, thus minimize the trouble  usually     experienced     in   securing   new-  Says   Allies   Are   Certain  Ultimate   Victory  Upon his return  to London from  a  month's   trip  to   Italy  and   elsewhere  on  the continent, Guglielmo  Marconi,  inventor  of  wireless  telegraphy,  and |  now a second lieutenant in the Italian  army,  replying to a  question  by the  correspondent,   expressed   belief  thac  there was no likelihood of the war being finished within smother year.  Whilo Germany seemed ready to  make peace now, ha said, the allies  were bound to ignore any such overture, for the reason that Germany was  not inclined to agree to any terms  that would be acceptable.   , '���������  "The plain fact," he said, "is that  Germany, or a majority of the Geiv  man people, are tired of the slaughter'  of men, weary of the struggle that  seems to have no end in sight. While  that is the prevailing feeling in German}', it will shift to one of bitter revolt to see the war on when all of  Germany realizes that the allies are  intent on beating Germany and that  the allies will not accept any half-way  peace terms.  "The hulk of Germany's population  believes that Germany has accomplished enough to ei.able her to dictate terms advantageous , to herself.  They will all pull together for German victory, even harder than ever,  when the grim determination of the  allies dawns on their minds.  "So tho war will have to go on, and  I fail to see any prospect of the.end  of it by next winter. From observations I have made everywhere, 1 am  sure he conflict will be carried on,  regrettable at it is, beyond next  Christmas. Ultimately the side stronger in men and finances must win, and  that is the allies.  "Germany cannot go on indefinitely  Avith the terrific strain on her financial resources, while everyone knows  tliat the drain upon her men is terrible. Britain has money "to finance  the war, and upon her the financial  pressure must come hardest of all the  allies. Russia, France and Italy hay.e'  men, while Britain is throwing her  own into the field, too. As the  months go by this bulk of men and  money is bound to Avin the war for  the allies, but it is going to, be, an awful drain on all, the nations before  victory comes.  ''The year drawing to a close has  been a bitterly disappointing.one for  the allies.    Germany has made great  headway,    anl though not entirely in  the direction    she wanted to go.    But  she   lias   got   Poland,   and   she   still  holds Belgium, while Serbia is crushed.   If Germany could make peace today I believe she would be willing' to  give up Belgium, but she would insist  upon holding part, if not all of Poland,  and   upon  getting   back.    Alsace-Lor-  . raine   from   France  and    her    South  1'T-bor    at j African colonies from England. Such  Lie   dairy I a smy peace never would be accepted  by the allies.  "To make victory sure the quadruple Alliance must jnove in precise  accord until the end, each making a  heroic sacrifice of men and financial  sinews. Political upsets only retard  the concerted action so supremely j  necessary. There must be no more  mistake of diplomacy. j  "Italy is throwing all her energy into the war. Already she has three  million men in arms. She will hold  Albania and help Saloniki if need be.  But I donT. think Italian aid is needed  for Saloniki, for the British and  French seem capable of holding their  own. I don't believe the Germans will  get into Greece.  "Difficult times are headed in the  western theatre of war next spring  and summer, wLh the Germans trying  to push through the allied lines in  France. but the allies undoubtedly  will  be   able  successfully    to    resist  Too Much Preventable Blindness  The Journal of the American Medical Association says that there are  about :!00,000 blind people in the  United States. It costs about ?15,000,-  000 a year to .--upport them. Probably 75 per cent, of this blindness  is. due to two causes, namely, sore  eyes at birlh.'and neglected eyes during  early  school  life.  London to Cape  By Railroad  Russia Secures Erupp Gims  Japan   Sending  Them  in   Over  Trans-  Siberian   Railway���������Russia's  Big  Army  Dr.  Phillip Newton of  Washington,  who returned to New York recently on  the  Baltic  wearing the  uniform of a  brigadier-general in the Russian army  and the Cross of St. Anne, which was  bestowed upon nim by the czar, said  that Russia had just drafted five million men for War service and had 9,-  000,000 more in reserve to be called  up.  .The doctor said that he^- went to  'Russia at the beginning of the war  to offer his service and was attached  to the 42nd regiment of the^ sixth  army and took part in the retreat  from Warsaw.  "We startedwith -15,000 officers and  men, and only :.:,GOO survived the  march. All the rest were- either killed,  wounded  or captured.   ^J   ': -��������� ���������������������������..-"  "The     5,000,000     troops     recently  drafted   makes   D,000,000   Russia   has  put  in   the  field,    and    she  has  an  equal- number  of  good   troops   in. reserve.     She   is   receiving   plenty   of  ! ammunition from Britain, France, the  j United States and Japan.  !     ".Russia    is getting a supply of big  [guns, from Japan, and the irony of it  J is that she is sending to Moscow over  the      Trans-Siberian      railway     the  Krupp   guns     that     were     originally  shipped from Hamburg to-Japan. .The  outlook  for  Russia  was  better when  I   left   Petrograd  three     weeks    ago  than it has been during the war."  *  He   said   he   was   attached   to   the  big  military hospital at' Kiev,  which  was equipped with 600 beds, and had  treated   6,000   wounded  men    in  ten  months.    After    spending    a    month  with  his   family in     Washington, Dr.  Newton  will  return  to'   the  war office in  Petrograd for orders.  Tunnel   Under the  Mediterranean  One  of the  Links in the Steel Chain  In an address before the Royal Geographical  Socicry,   Sir   Charles    Met-  jcalr'e, an eminent engineer, described  {as a possibility of the not far distant  : future a trip by rail from London lo  'Cape Town.    Sir Charles pointed out  thai when one or two lines now under  | construction are completed, and a new  00 mile line is built, communication  by   rail   or  steamer   will  be   effected  rom   Cape  Town   to  Alexandria   and  Port Said. A short connection between  Port Said and  Jerusalem   would  link  up Asia .Minor.  it was almost certain, he said, that  a. railway would.' be made from Stanleyville to Lake Chad, and - French  surveys to Lake Chad from Algeria  had already been made .(across the  Sahara). With "a tunnel from "Ceuta  to the Spanish coast, this would give  an  overland connection  with Europe.  Sir Charles did not ' mention the  subject of a channel tunnel, but if a  tunnel from Ceuta under the much  greater distance of the .Mediterranean  be possible, as he foreshadowed, it"requires only a little reasonable imagination to link up Charing Cross and  Cape Town. Then iu the piping  times of peace passengers may jump  on the Cape Town through express at  the London terminus and roach their  destination with*perhaps one stop at  Lake Tanganyika for rest and refreshment and to admire the view.  Government Supplies  ^Machine Guns  ���������~ ��������� j  Clergyman (to tattered hobo)���������Instead of spending your life wandering  about the countryside and sleeping  under hedges, why can not  like a man and go out and  your hearth and home?  you  fight  act  for  WHAT GIMTaimvj jl.^jlKS SAY.  Hamilton, Onw.  have received  -"This is to state that  r'eat benefit  from- the  use of Dr., Pierce's  'Favorite. Prescription.    Some' time  j ago I was run down  ^ and'weak,, suffered  j������j loss of iippet ito and  'v   w.as   miserable.  Four bottles of the  'Prescription'  them.''  Eye Remsisy. No Smarting,  just Eye Comfort. At  Your Druggist's 50c per Bottle. Murine Eyo  SalveinTubcs25c. ForGookoffheEycFrceusk  JPrugfjists or Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago  W. N. U. 1089  Farm  Seed  Supplies  Field and garden seed supplies are  practically assured for the J OKI planting.    There is a scarcity in American  grown  crops including beans, onions,  and   io   a   lesser   extent   sweet   corn.  Amongst the imported stocks, swede  turnips are rather short, also spinach  and salsify and some varieties of carrots.    Red Clover and Alfalfa are unusually   short   and   show  an   advance  in price from :',() to 75 per cent. Other  kinds that might be used as a clover  substitute,   as   alsike,   are   higher   in  price     than   the  supply  would  other-  I wise  warrant.    Well established Can-  jadian   seed   houses     with     contracts  I made  two or three years in  advance  I will have no*serious trouble this sea-  ! sou   in   taking   care   of   their   regular  trade.   Seed   merchants, who - depend  from   year  to  year  on    the    surplus  stocks  that may be offered, may have  less assurance as to the "character oi  their supplies.���������Seed Branch, Ottawa.  Women to Release Men for Front  Government employees who arc lit  for.service are to have the opportunity oi' going to the front.  flcneral Hughes is gathering the  names  of eligible    Canadian   women,  and good r.t  figures, who will be able to take the  places of the men in the militia department, who are fit for active mili-  j tary service.  Ministers of the crown at the head  of other departments will follow the  lead given, and a considerable lighting force will be the result.  ; Every Married Couple  and all who contemplate marriage  should own this complete book of  Life���������The "Common Sense Medical  . Adviser,"'.by R- V. Pierce. M.D. It  | unfolds the secrets of married hap"  | piness. so often revealed too late. No  I book like it to be had at any price.  I 1008 pages���������bound in cloth. Sold  I formerly for .$1.50. We can only monition a few of the chapters here: The  Mechanism of. Life, History of Marriage, Advice for Mother and Babe,  I Nervous Troubles, Sex, Hygiene. Ana-  ' tomy.   Physiology.   Medicine,  etc.  Special Offer���������For a limited time  we will send one-copy for ."dimes to  pay for wrapping and mailing, to any  reader of this paper. Address 663  Main  street,   Buffalo, N.V.  Probably the word "grocer" originally meant "one who si-lls by lie  great, or utters his commodities by  wholesale," and 'they trace it to the  French word "grossier." An act entitled ::7!h Fdward 111. c. 5 was directed "against grocers engrossing  niarchandi'/es"���������that is     to     say,  against the absrobing or monopolising of trade. Here there appears to  be an early instance of hostility to  the running of great stores. Black-  stone, the legal authority, distinctly  states that engrossing was the "get-  ling into one's possession, or buying  up large quantities of corn or other  with     intent   lo  sell  dead  the in  victuals  again.  Granulated Eyelids,  Eyes jr.ilamrd by exposure to Sun, DusLmd Wind  quickly relieved by Murino j capable  stenographers  Farmer's  AVii  man   who   ate  week?  Laborer���������Xo,   niiirn,  the same man r.gain.  'e���������Are  you   the  same  my  appij.   pastry   last  I'll   never   ne  The newest sanitary shaving cup,  the invention of a Vermont man, is  made of paper and contains just  enough soap for one i-have so that it  can be thrown away when used.  "I have  a. dog that's thirrv  inches  high." '    '  "That's   nothing.    T  stands over four feet'  have  one   that  cured ine tipr in  fine shape; it: did  wonders"forme and  I can recommend  it very highly to  women who arc ailing."���������-Misit Marie  BiijLLiiB,'127 Hess St.,.Hamilton, Ont.  Branlford, Out.���������-"Some few years  ago I got in a, very much run-down  condition. Was very weak: could not do  anything; had no strength at- all. I began taking Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription; .1 only took live bottles and it put  me in splendid���������condition. I felt better  than I had.for years.. Other members of  my family have used this medicine and  found it equally as beneficial. ' I can  highly recommend it to weak women."���������  Mits. A. Gilmovr, 71 ' Brighton' Row,  Brantford,  Ont.  Tho use of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription makes women'happy by making  them healthy. There arc no more crying  spells. ".Favorite ..Prescription"-..mates  weak women strong, sick women well.  Like an .'open book, our faces tell the  tale of health or disease.. Hollow cheeks  and sunken, eyes, listless steps, sleepless  nights���������tell of wasting debilitating disease  some place in the body. It may be one  place or another, the cause is generally  traceable lo a common source.  Get the.'���������'Prescription" to-day���������either  in liquid or tablet, form���������if you want to  better your physical condition speedily.  Dr.  Pierce's Pellets'regulate- and  vigorate    stomach,-   liver    aod  Contributions Should be Made to the  Patriotic Fund, Red Cross and  Sister Associations .  After the very definite, almost emphatic statement of the prime minister, at St. John, N.B., on October 20  no further money should be diverted  from the Patriotic1 Fund by weil meaning but rather thoughtless people who  claim that the equipment of Canadian  forces is insufl'cient. Sir Robert has  made it very plain that the government is fully prepared to make every  necessary provision for guns, munitions and he appeals to the gen'ei'os-  ily of1 the public only on behalf of the  Canadian, Patriotic Fund, (he Red  Cross Society and sister associations.  We' quote below an extract from the  speech in question:  "Regarding machine, guns, we realized early in the war the necessity of  an abundant supply, and orders have  been  given  from time to  time for a  very   large   number.     Those   ordered  during the first twelve months of the  war are now being' rapidly delivered, '  and. they are more than sufficient to  equip two fully army corps up to the  highest    standard    of-   the    enemy's  forces.    During the past summer the  provision of machine guns  became a  matter of vital interest to the Canadian     people, as reports  through  the  press  emphasized  the  necessity  that  our forces should be adequately supplied wicli all the machine guns that  could   be   utilized.    Patriotic  individuals offered to contribute large sums  for this distinctive purpose.' The gov---  eminent  of Ontario  made  a  similar  patriotic proposal, and throughout the  country   various   communities   generously subscribed to funds for this oh-.  ject.     During   my   absence   in   Great  Britain  my colleagues  endeavored  to  make it clear to the people that an  ample   supply  of  machine   guns   had  been ordered and that these would be  paid  out of the    Canadian    treasury.  The treasury of Canada ought properly*, to  bear all the cost of equipping  and   maintaining   our   forces     in   the  field,  and   that,  has  been  our  policy.  ���������Nevertheless, the spirit and  impulse  which prompted our people could nor.  bs stayed, and, indeed, any attempt to  stay  if   would   have- been   misunderstood.    Up to date the sums thus received by the government amount to  .?.773,::27.!)5.  .... "In dealing' with other needs which  will certainly arise, the government  will not fail to remember that these  generous and free-will contributions  have been made. And in all your  splendid generosity, do not forget the  Patriotic Fund and the Canadian Red  Cross Society They have done a  great work, but. they have a still  greater work to do. Appeals which assuredly will not fall on deaf ears  must be made in the early future. See  that the response is generous and  ample. When you are making provision for the Canadian Patriotic  Fund, the Canadian Red Cross Society, the Canadian War Contingent  association and other like patriotic  organizations, you may be assured  that the government will not fail to  make>-every necessary provision for  guns,   munitions   and' equipments."  Keep the  outside.  body  cleitn inside as  m-  bowcis.  weil as  Historic Parallel  In the present phase of the great  war it is essential to recall' the Napoleonic parallels because Germany  seems now, so far as any one can  judge, quite in the position of France  when the Kr -Tor had won his  greatest triumphs and was already  beginning to suffer fronv the gradual decline in the  armies and France  ginning to manifest  war which no field  satisfy.     This    is  material of his  was   slowly   be-  ���������a weariness o������  glory could-'quite  what  makes  the  Where Mischief Lies  We can say what we like about ourselves, our mistakes, and our ineffic- j  icncy. and no one is a. penny the  worse, because as Mr. Balfour admirably put it. "we snatch r. gloomy joy  from self-depreciation." But. if the  enemy reads the criticisms which we  interpret so easily, he is only too apt  to take (hem literally, and quote them  as eloquent admissions that, we have,  lost heart and are rent with internal  divisions. The mischief which can be  done is all the greater when some  nationalities whose help would be of  use to us have not yet made up their  hesitating minds.���������London Telegraph.  Salonica episode of utmost interest  to the whole world. With, all the  failure of the allies in this field "up  to the' present moment there is nothing that makes their position more  I desperate than that of the British  ' in Portugal in 1809 and 1810, and  j there is much in Europe that suggests that they may yet be able to  repeat; the exploits of Wellington.  | if they find another Wellington and  i succeed in holding on ac Salonica.���������  i New York Tribune.  soliloquized  ain't   any  "Oh. no."  terly, "tlier  this family! Oh, no!  linger nails I get a  knuckles, but if the  whole foot they think  Johnny   bit-  favorites   in  If I bite  rap over  baby   eats  it's cute."  my  the  his  Sunlight Soap has a high stan-  ciard of purity which is backed  by a $5,000 guarantee. If a  soap has no standard there is  no reason why it should always  be of uniform quality, always  contain the best materials or  be. anything like as good as  the soap with a standard. ,"1  THE    SUN,    G11AKD    FORKS,    B. C  \s'  seed-- suffer from chapped hands!  ���������cold sores, frost bites, or other ���������win-  4cr skin troubles, if you will follow  Ahe example of hundreds of others,  '���������and apply Zam-Buk.  This wonderful horbal balm ends  She i>ain almost immediately, pene-  ���������itrales the damaged tissues and so  ��������� stimulates the cells beneath, that'  new healthy rtkin is quickly formed.  NTho antiseptic properties ot Zam-  ttulf prevent festering, ;blood poison, and other complications.  An occasional application of Zam-  Buk will keep the skin soEt and  pliable, and every mother should  see that t.:c children use it liberally. Zam-Buk also cures piles,  cuts, burns, ulcers, abscesses, cc-  rema, ringworm and other skin diseases and injuries.  All druggists and storen, 50c.  box, 3 for ?1.25.  SFiip Direct to Ne w Ycrlr,  the Internationa! Fur  Market, and Secure the  Highest Cash Prices.  Why ship to the middleman, who  mu;t eventually sell your furj in  New York and make his profit out  of you? We pay the hiehest market  prices. Our methods of grading arc  unusuallyliberal. Wc never chaise  commissions, jiving you full value  for yourfurs.  Write for our price list and cpecial  offer.  DAVID BLUSTEIN&BRO.  - iftiVt-.i- York  193 V/. 27th St. Hew York, N.F.  a woman must have good  health. She can do her part by-  helping natureto keep the blood  pure, the liver active and the  bowels regular, with the aid of  the mild, vegetable remedy���������  " " *%  Diroctiriio with Every Co3 of Special Vnlae lo Woman.  Sold everywhere,   In boxes, 23 cents.  Interesting Figures  Tho Canadian Kcd Cross has received over $1.0(10,000'in cash and supplies, to the value of nearly '$300,000.  $180,000 has been: spent on ambulances and $125,000 has been given to  the British society. Sixty-six. lied  Cross nurses and fifty male attendants have been sent through the St.  John Ambulance Society. The number  of branches has increased in one  year from 157. to 320. The total ^"shipments amount to over 30,000 bales  and- the average weekly shipment  from Toronto alone at present is lour  carloads. There are advance, supply  depots as near the front as possible to  supply the Canadian Field ambulances. It has been stated'; by Col.  Hodgetts, the commissioner in England, that not one Red Cross case has  been lose in transhipment to France.  Trial is Inexpensive.���������-To those who  sutler, from dyspepsia, indigestion,  rheumatism or any" ailment arising  Erom derangement - of the digestive  system, a trial of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills is recommended, should  the sufferer be-, unacquainted with  them. The triav will be-'-inexpensive  and the result will be another, customer-for this, er'el'.ent medicine. So ef-  Eectivc is their action that many cures  can certainly be traced to their use  where other pills have proved ineffective.  Potash fertilizers seem to give protection from frost. A French market gardener has found that plants  in a field strongly fertilized with  kainit suffered little from a series of  heavy frosts, those on a lightly fertilized area were more injured and  those on untreated land were much  damaged.  "What's  the  matter  "He's all write."  with Wilson?"  Inhumanity of  German Officers  W. N. U.  1089  Incident at The Hague Conference in  1907   is   Recalled  Admiral Lecazo, minister of marine, in referring in the French chamber of deputies to the sinking of the  steamer Ville Do La Ciotat by a submarine and the incidental loss of  lives, told of an incident at The Hague  conference of .1907, .growing oat of a  question as to the humanity 'of German naval officers.  "I had the honor to represent the  French navy at the conference," said  Admiral Lccaze. "and remember the  dramatic sitting during" which Karon  JVIarschaa'i. von Bieberstcin, Germany's chief delegate, regarding as  an insult something one French delegate said concerning humane sentiments of German officers, bounded  from his chair as if outraged, and  stood before us protesting in the  angriest, of terms against any such rc-  llcction.  "I hear those words still, spoken before the representatives of 41 countries," continued the admiral, "and  say to myself that it is well for you  Bieberstein to be dead before suffering the pain of seeing men whom he  had placed so high in public opinion  committing a most abominable act, an  act premeditated, cold-blooded,  against women and children. As to  the men now concerned i^refer them  to von Bieberstein's words at The  Hague  conference." '  n  Usually Comes from  Muscular Rheumatism  ". Do  not worry about, a. pain in the  hack.    The  worry  will  do you more  harm than the pains.    The cause of  most backaches is muscular rheumatism, which is painful enough, but not  fatal.    Lumbago is a form of muscular rheumatism,    so    is a stiff neck.  Sufferers from    any form of rheumatism should keep their general health  up to the (highest standard by the use  of a blood building tonic like Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,    while taking good,  nourishing    food,    without too much  meat.    Proper    nutrition    and    pure  blood are the-best means of lighting  rheumatism.      Rheuma'cism.      comes  from an acid in the blood, build it up,  strengthen the system, and drive out  the poisonous acid that causes rheumatism.   I'n   thjs way sufferers have  found complete "recovery as is shown  by the following case:-'  Mrs.. Samuel  Childerhouse,   Orillia,     Ont.,   says:���������  "About three years ago I was greatly:  afflicted    with a severe  pain-in the  back, ': which L thought  at Tirst was  due    to7- kidney,    trouble. : T tried  a  number of remedies but they did' not  help me any,    in    fact the pain was  growing worse, and got so bad 'that I  was quite unable to do my housework.  I could not even sweep a. floor. I was  advised to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  and 1' am glad 1  acted  upon the advice, for before rhad been taking the  Pills long the pain began to subside,  and    under the continued    use disappeared entirely, and I have not since  been bothered with it in any way. My  husband  was also cured of a severe  attack   of  indigestion   by   this   same  medicine so that we both have much  reason to be grateful for it."  You can- get Dr. Williams-' Pink  Pills from any medicine dealer or by  mail at 50 cents a box-or six boxes  for ������2.50 from The' Dr. Williams'  Medicine  Co., Brockvill-e,  Ont.  Kidnapped a General  The  Nothing has ever  equaled or compared  vjith the medicinal fats  in SGesii's EnsssSsmss to  arrest the decline, invigorate  the   blood, strengthen  the  nervous system,aid the appetite and restore the. courage  of better health.  %}g SG&tfs EsmtSsBon is  pure, fossssHfo"iiisUtl-  r  f&0(S9 without  harmful drugs.  Warned by sthe Birds  Shrill Cries Foretold Attack With  Poison  Gas  How the life of wild birds is affected by the war in Europe is the-subject of some interesting stories told in  Bird IsToles and News, the quarterly  journal of the Royal Society for the  Protection ot Birds.  In many cases, both on land and  sea, birds have been of direct help  to the Allies.  At sea our sailors have .found gulls  ot considerable service, their presence  over the water often helping them to  sight  the   periscopes   of  submarines.  In Flanders the shrill cries of the  birds and their excited behavior have  warned our soldiers against a coming  poisoned gas attack.  "Before the smell of the fumes can  be perceived in. the trenches the soldiers are awakened to their danger  by the noise of the birds who have  detected the first fumes of the vile  infection,"  says the journal.  Biwaro   of  Ointments  for  Catarrh   That'  Contain Mercury  as mercury will surely destroy the sense  of smell and completely derange th������'  whole system when entering- it through  the mucous surfaces. Such articles should  never be used except on prescriptions  from.reputable physicians, as the damage  they will do Is ten fold to the good you  can possibly derive : from them. Hall's  Catarrh-. Cure, manufactured by V. j  Cheney- & Co., Toledo, C, contains no  mercury, and is taken Internallv, actin������  directly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces of the system. In buying Hall'a  Catarrh Cure be sure you get'the genuine. It is taken Internally and made  In Toledo. Ohio, by K. J. Cheney & Co  Testimonials   free.  Sold by Druggists.-Price. 75c. per bottle.  -  Take Hall's Family Pill3 for constipation. --        -���������--���������--   .---������������������ -���������-:-.-���������--..:-   -.J-^-:,.J.....  ex-  ami"  of  the  one  ap-  de-  Does   Kajjer  Tell   Truth   This  Time?  -The   Kaiser, ���������. on  learning  that  his  army   in   Russia    was   becoming  hausted   by   the  long  campaign  disheartened:-., at    the impotency  their  repeated    attacks  against  Muscovite legions, recently made  of  those  unexpected    theatrical  pearariccs   on   the  front   that  he  lights in.  In an impassioned speech he urged  his soldiers to new deeds of valor.  ��������� "My children." said the loving-  Kaiser, "who are the force and pride  of Germany, you suffer enormously.  You endure privations. I know that,  and ..appreciate it. Have patience a  little" Make one or two efforts more,  and all will be at the end we all wish  for. When the horse has done a  long journey the last few miles always seems to him hardest: bnt.  knowing that the stable is not far off,  he goes twice as quickly.  "I assure you, you are arriving at  tlie goal. The end is near, and it  will recompense you for all. We believed in a. war of a few months,  but it has been prolonged. Remember  however, it .has not been in vain.  Now we must continue the campaign  with ferocious energy, opposing, as  hitherto, our iron glove to the paw  .-..' the Russian hear. Concentrate  your energies; axyl, with all your  muscles,  forwardv*  Burrill Thanks Canadian Farmers  The Hon. Martin Burrill has issued a letter to the Canadian farmers  thanking them for the response to  .the appeal for increased production  last year and asking them to continue  the work of supplying the "Life blood  of the Armies in thclield.".He strongly suggested increased live stock production.  Russian   Used   Austrian  to   Demonstrate   With  A certain Austrian general operating in Galicia decided he would attempt to explode tlte fiction of Cossack invincibility. To litis end, he  issued most positive orders that, at  all costs, a Cossack was to be taken  prisoner and brought to him uninjured. The task he thus set his men  was not an..easy one, but, somehow  or other, it was duly accomplished.  A genuine, live Cossack was one day,  produced in his presence.  The general, who was on' horseback at the time, told his men to  give their prisoner freedom of action,  and then, without dismounting,  watched him appease his hunger and  thirst.  "Vou see." the general said, in effect, to his soldiers, "a'Cossack eats  and drinks just as you or 1 do. There  is nothing .superhuman about him."  Next, the prisoner was ordered to  walk about and talk. The general  was determined his troops should  have a thorough object iesson and  judge with their own eyes that a  Cossack was really a man like themselves. Finally, a sword was put into  the prisoner's hands, and ho was told  to show his audience how he used  it.  Th Cossack appeared to enter  thoroughly into the spirit of the  tiling, and gave quite an interesting  display. Everybody was highly entertained.  Meanwhile, the swordsman had  rapidly evolved a scheme of his own.  After a time, he manoeuvred in  such a manner as lo get behind the,  genc-KiI and suddenly leaped upon  the horse, seized the general round  the waist, gripped the horse's Hanks  firmly between his knees and, in ti  lh\sh", was off like the wind, with  the general seated in front of him.  The general was too stupilicd to  utter a sound. As for tlte soldiers,  their first momentary impression  was that this was part of the performance. By the time they had  recovered their presence of mind, it  was too late to do anything; tlte  Cossack had hold of tho reins, ar.ci  there was no. stopping him.  To use their rifles was obviously  out of the question, as they would  have risked killing their own general.  The groups of men encountered  might' have checked the animal's  course, but none of them had seen  the beginning of the affair, and they  were unable to make head or tail of  the strangely assorted couple. They  simply, stood aside and gave the  living", horse free passage.  "The Cossack ,did not draw rein  until he had safely deposited his  prisoner, in the Russian lines. There  the Austrian general had plenty of  leisure to curse ihc: day when the  idea he had been so proud of had  entered hisltead.  Minard's  theria.  Liniment     Cures     Diph-  During the early days of the German campaign in Poland the Russians  were" rounding up alt "slackers'! in  Warsaw.'- One very old shopkeeper���������  he was nearly eighty���������hid himself  in his cellar, but his wife foundvhim  there and toLtl him to come out. "  "They're not looking for you," she  said. 'Toil are too old for the army.  Come, upstairs  at  once."  But the veteran drew himself up  proudly. "My dear," he replied, "you  don't understand. They are looking  for such as me.   They need generals."  Internal' parasites in the shape of  worms in the stomach and bowels of  children sap their vitality and retard  physical development. They keep the  child in a- constant state -of unrest  and, if not attended to, endanger life.  The child can be spared much suffering and the mother much anxiety  by the best worm remedy that can be  got, Miller's Worm Powders, which  are sure death to worms in any shape.  Farmers' Societies Increased  Warts are unsightly Wemishcs, and  corns are painful growths. Jlolloway's  Corn   Cure   will   remove   them.  Cossack Dash  A recent official despatch from  Petrograd says of those (hire-devil  cavalry rides of Cossacks: "Southwest of Pinsk our men made a brilliant, dash into the German lines.  They reached unseen the headquarters of the 8-iid German Division, annihilated the guard, while two Generals (one commanding the division),  a doctor, and three other officers  were' taken prisoners. The Germans  being reinforced, our men retired."  "Mr. Anderson," said the doctor, "I  fear your wife's mind  is gone!''  "Thai doesn't surprise me," replied  .Mr. Anderson. "She lias been giving  me a piece of it every day for the  Inst ten years."  PUZZLED  Hard,   Sometimes,   to   Raise   Children  Children's   taste   is   oft-times   more  accurate, in  selecting the right kind  of food to lit the body, than that of {  adults. Nature works more accurately i  through  the  children. j  A lady says: "Our little boy had j  long been troubled with weak diges-!  tion. We could never-persuade him to i  take more than one taste of any kind j  of cereal food. He was a weak little  chap and we were puzzled to know j  what to feed him on.  'One  lucky  day   we   tried     Grape-  Nuts.    Well,  you  never saw  a child  qui with such a relish,'and it did me J  good to see him.   Front that day on it !  seemed as though w-e could almost see [  him grow.    11   would  eat Grape-Nuts *  for break-fast and supper, and I think  lit! would have liked the food for dinner.  . j  "The difference in his appearance is ,  something   wonderful. j  "My husband ^ad never fancied cer- !  eal foods of any kind, but he became !  very fond of Grape-Nuts and has been j  much improved in health since using ;  it. I  "We are now a healthy family and j  naturally believe  in  Grape-Nuts.  "A friend has two children who j  were formerly afflicted with rickets. 1 |  ���������was satisfied that the disease was ,  caused by lack of proper nourish- |  merit. The children showed  urged her to use Grape-Nuts  perinient and the result wa  magical. j  "They continued the food and today  both children are as well and stroi.g  as any children  iu   this city, and. of  course; my friend is a firm believer in  Grape-Nuts  for she  has the evidence i  before  her  eyes  every  day."    Name I  given by Canadian I'ostum Co., Wind-'  sor, Out.  Ever rend the above letter?    A nc.v ;  one appears from time to time,    They  arc genuine, true, and full  of human���������  Interest. 1  Figures Announced by Saskatchewan  University^  That there has been substantial increase iiv alb the activities of the provincial agricultural societies during  the past year was indicated by the  figures announced by S. E. Green-  way, director of agricultural extension  work-in Saskatchewan, at the inaugural session ot the agricultural societies' convention held at Saskatoon.  Five new- societies have been added  in the vear, making a total of charter  societies of 113. This number does  not include the grain growers''locals  nor the societies in unorganized districts of which there 'are betweeu fifteen and twenty who hold agricultural  exhibitions and are generally doing  excellent, work, but who receive no  grants from the government except  that judges are appointed at tho various shows.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  it. So I j  us an ex-1  almost-!  A   Low-Down   Trick  Tlte varied and ingenious ways in  which tho Germans endeavor to lure  our men to, death are shown in the  following story from the trenches,  which was told to a newspaper representative:  "When     the       Regiment     took  some German trenches in the big attack in September one of the soldiers  saw a gold chain lying in the bottom  of the newly-taken enemy trench. As  he stooped to pick up his prize there  was an ear-splitting detonation, and  a part of the ..trench blew up. '  The Germans had set a deathtrap  bv mining the trench and fastening  I he chain as a decoy, so that if anyone pulled it. the mine would explode.  The curious part of tho story is that  the man who inadvertently exploded  the mine was not seriously injured.  He did not even lose the fatal trinket, which he has brought home to  I'higiaiid.  Adolplnw- Did  you go lo I.ady Dil-  water's gathering.   Percy?  I'erry-No: I. had it liltk- gathering  of my own.  Adolphus --Where?  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A washerwoman applied to a gentleman for work, and lie '.;a v ��������� her a no---  to the manager of u certain eltib. If.  read as fed lows:  "Dear Mr. X. This woman wai:'-;  washing."  ���������  Very shortly afterward ihe answer  cum:' hard::  "Dear .Sir,-- I dai'e ::ay .she does: ha:  1. don't fancy liie job."  HOME TRFIATMEHT.    Describe your diic3������.-,  anil write for free hook and testimonials.  THE CANADA CANCER   INSTITUTE, Unrri:3  to cHUrtCHim Avr , Toronto THE    SUN,    JRAND   FORKS,    b. C.  FINE   JEWELLERY  Let us help you pick that Present you are  uoiiiii' to give. We have a beautiful line of  lantle Clocks  At prices that  have  not  been advanced  since the war.   Gut GIass,SiIverware,  A. 0. MORRISON JEWELER-������PTICIAN  GRAND FORKS, B.C.  Uht (Irani Jfarka #tm  G. A. EVANS. EDITOR AHD PUBLISHER  of UiUi gives promise of surpassing any former  season.. With the two big lumber mills in  this .vicinity being operated at full capacity,  and the smelters and mines increasing their  forces, the problem of what to do with the un-  tmployed will solve itself, "and everybody >vill  have a few dollars to contribute to the Red  (Jross and Patriotic funds.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Year (iti Canada and Great Britain) 81.00  One Year (in the United States)      1.50  Address all communications to  -   The Grand Forks Sun,  Piioxk 1174 Gband Forks, B. C.  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1916  A dog will not bite the master who feeds  him. In this respect the clog possesses a more  admirable trait than some men. A canvasser  for a fake advertising scheme recently passed,  through the Boundary and Kootenay districts.  In one town he secured a large contract for  a [vcrtising from the municipality. He then  canvassed the business men. Nearly all of  them took space in his so-called boosting  proposition; but because one man did not.{see  tit to do so, the canvasser, in obscene and  .vituperative language, outrageously libelled  him in his illegitimate publication. ��������� The language used was so vile that no decent newspaper would think of reproducing it. The  business man thus unwarrantably abused is  a heavy ratepayer in the city from which the  faker secured his big advertising contract, and  will thus have to help to pay the bill. This is  where the case of the dog biting the man who  feeds him comes in. For our part, we prefer  to feed the four-legged dog. lie has never  been known to descend to such base ingratitude.  In  connection with the  above  incident it  might be stated that business men and municipalities  are too  willing  to  be victimized by  every traveling faker who possesses some publicity scheme.    In the majority  of instances  their schemes are of questionable  merit,  and  the cost is usually out of all proportion to the  benefit derived.    The same amount of money  expended in advertising with the home paper-  would greatly improve that publication.    No  prospective settler is going to move to a community because he sees it advertised in a paper  printed at some distant point.    On   the other  hand, the" first thing a man does.when he contemplates moving to another town is  to send  for the local paper of that town.    If it is filled  with live  advertisements  and looks prospei-  ous, he   naturally concludes  that it is printed  itfti live and prosperous community; if it carries  but few advertisements, and   has  the apsear-  aiice of having a hard struggle  for existence,  he  naturally  concludes  that it comes from a  dead village���������a good place to keep.away from.  ,   In   his   valedictory : James W. Grier, who   has .published   the  New  Denver Record for the past six years,  last   week  said:    With   this   issue   we discontinue the  publication of the Slocan Record.    Since the war  commenced   it  has  been difliiult to make ends meet, even  by working from fifteen toeighteen hours a day, sevpn  days a week.    This difficulty has been gently added to  by a portion of the plant   being owned' by   politicians.  We have nothing to say against Mr. Hunter.    He is unfortunate in many of his political advisers.   He is in the  position of many other private members of   the   legish-  ture   who have  become  a   part of the '-organization'."  The continued success of-the party headed by Sir Richard McBride has attracted all sorts of adventurers to its  ranks, and these persons have become the rulers   of the  party in the province.    This is the usunl result  with   a  party strongly  entrenched   in   power  for a number of  years.    The grafters and place seekers get control of the  local, district and provincial organizations.    Those who  do not assist them in thpir designs on the   public trpas  ury   either  drop out or are shouldered out of the party  organization.    This  is the reason two cabinet ministers  were defeated   at   the  coast in the past two weeks, and  another practically defeated in Rossland.   The principal  aim of thf political machine in the  past  four years has  b^en to drive British voters ,ut of the   province and replace them with ignorant foreigners, The British might.-  think   and   then   vote; the   ignorant   foreigner neither  thinks nor votes     Today many Conservatives in Slocan  riditig imagine they have a district   association.    They  haven't     The political boss, an ex American politician,  is the  Slocan,. Di-trint    Conservative  association;   the  others are just marionettes:  Little wooden men are we���������  Group of marionettes!  Worked by wires, we yea or nay;  Sometimes we're allowed to play,  (When the showman says we may),  Poor old marionettes!  We can read and we can write���������  Clever marionettes!  Some are young and some are old,  Likely to be bought orsold���������  Vote just how we're told���������  Real mirionettes! x  Yf-t we love our showman, dear���������  Loyal marionettes!  Hearts of wood and brains of dust  Have to dance or wires- will rust.  Dance we do, for dance we must���������  Gay marionettes!  The Sun will miss theR^coid, and  we should like to  place wreath   on its bier.     Mr. Grier belongs to that se  lect circle of   British   Columbia  rural editors who can  write a readable editorial in correct English.    As a humorist he is second only to Col. Lowery, and as  a condenser  of. a   page  article into half a dozeni words-he is  pre-eminent among the writers of  the-province.    As a  satirist   he can   cut   very  deep without descending to  slang or vulgarity    We hope to soon see him in harness  again    in   some   town   where his talents will be appreciated. '���������':  Saskatchewan is having its political troubles. They have a Liberal government there,  Walter Scott at its head. They also have a  measure of prohibition, after some years of  agitation and legislation. The trouble arose  over this question. According to disclosures or  charges now being made, the.liquor interests,  as far back as 1913 systematically and secretly  bribed some twelve of the Liberal majority  members to vote against the "banish the bar"  measure. It is also charged that in 1915 Hon.  Robert Rogers, of Manitoba notoriety, now  minister of public works in the Borden government; conspired with the liquor interests of  Saskatchewan to bring about by the use of a  large corruption fund the downfall of the Scott  government. At least two royal commissions  are on the tapis to get at the bottom of things,  and it is a wholesome sign of the times that  Liberals are just as anxious to have the mess  cleaned up as their opponents. The govern-  ernment, individually or collectively, so far  does not appear to be implicated.  Mr. Brewster's triumph in Victoria means  that after the general election in June he will  be called on to form a government for  British Columbia that will clean house.���������-To-  ronto Globe.  , -Now, understand this. -\b- is the trm, inside story of  the Kitsilano reserve deal. Cnaraeters ���������Bovser, as act  ing premier; Hamilton-Read, birrister, etc.; C ile a half-  breed with a good money .sense, and a handful of Indi  ans who owned a great and wealthy tract of land upon  which they lived and propagated One of the natives  told your correspondent in ���������strict confidence as follows;  Hyas Tyhee Bowser wahwah, ."Closhe Siwash.byiu  chickMmin." ".' .  Si wash wahwah, -'Nanitch nika.   Siwash halo iktas."  Cole chahko wahwah okook tenas cultus potlatch.  Nika Bowser nanitch.  (Cole klatawa, Read chahko )  Siwash to Read: Klahowya tillicum? iVLitlite hyiu  salmon kopa."  Read: "Mamook illahie mah kook. Hy-iu chicka-  min."  Siwash:    "Nawitka nika mamook."  (Six moons Siwash halo chickamin, halo illahie,.  halo iktas.)���������Vancouver Sun.  Mr. Miller savs that if there is any graft in connection  with the administration of our affairs he would like to  know it. We welcome the member's new bom solicitude in the cause of honest government, but think it is a  pity he did not manifestos much concern on this point  duriug the session which followed the payment ot the  880,000 rake of! in connection with the Kitsilano re  serve. Of course he might not have considered that  transaction as being covered by his definition of craft  In that ctse, however, he never .will be convinced, no  matter how strong the disclosures may be. ���������Victoria  Times.  The report that Ernie Miller will move back to Grand  Forks for the general elections is without foundation ���������  Vancou\er Sun.  The outlook of the Boundary country is  brighter this spring than it has been since the  outbreak of the war.  Industrially the balance  The Sun, at $1.Q0 per year, gives its readers  three times more reading matter than any  other Boundary paper. This fact accounts  for the rapid increase in our circulation.  Besides being read by all the intelligent people of Grand Forks, The Sun goes to every  ranch home in the Kettle and North Fork  valleys. No other Boundary paper can give  advertisers this guarantee.  Butter Wrappers  Neatly printed with special Butter Wrapper  Ink. Also imprinted wrappers. Our prices  are  right.  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It is on'e of the mosWstirring  things that has come from an American pen since the beginning of   the  war,   and   on   that  account is published at"length in this  column.   It  'seems almost an impertinence to introduce Mr. Winter to any audience,  so widely JJs he known as a dramatic  critic, student of the drama  and essayist. So far as the writer is aware,  however, he has not often   ventured  into poetry, but like many others in  many lands, he has been  so   deeply  stirred by the war that he has found  in verse his only adequate means of  expression.    As a dramatic critic, it  is. probably true that Mr. Winter has  exerted a greater influence upon the  American stage in the. past  genera  tion than any other writer.    He has  also an international reputation as a  student of Shakespearce.    The  fact  that he is an  American,  of  course,  makes his utterance   upon   the war  the more remarkable.    This   is   his  poem: --  My England! Not my native land,  But dear to me as if she were,���������  How often hava I longed to stand  With   those brave hearts wno fight  for her!  Bereft by Fortune, worn with Age,  My life is all I have to give,  .   But freely would that life engage  For those who die that she may live  Mother of Freedom! Pltdgrid to Right!  From Honor's path slie   would  not  stray,  But, sternly faithful, used her  might  To lead mankind the nobler way.  Her task was hard, her burden great,  But 'round the world her edict ran  That reared and  ruled the   Sovereign  State, :  Securely, on the Rights of Man.  JS'o vandal foot should tread her land,  No despot hold her realm in awe;  The humblestpeasant should comm'ai d  The shelter of her righteous law.  In vain her. lion port was braved!^ ...  Her pennant streamed o'er ev'ry sea,  . And wheresoe'er her ensign waved  All fetters fel 1 and Man was free  Today be all her faulty forgot,���������.  The errors of her nascent prime,  Or wily politician's plot,  Or blunder that was almost  crime.  Today,  when desperate tyrants strain,  By Greed and Fear and Hate com  bined,  To blast her power and rend her reign,  She rights the fight of all mankind  She fights for us���������for this fair  clime,  Our home   beloved, where'' f eemen  dwell,  Columbia,, grandest born of Time,  That Teuton malice burns to quell.  My England! shouid the hope becr-ist  In which she taught   the  world   to  strive,  Then all of Virtue would be lost  And naught of Manhood left alive  But 'tis not in the Book of Doem  That Justice, Honor, Truth   should  fail,  That earth be made a living tomb,  And only brutal Wrong prevail.  If can not be the human race,  Long   struggling   up to Freedom's  sun,  Is destined to the abject  place  Of vassal to the murd'rous Hun!  .   Stalk   forth ' th' intrepid   Russian  bear!  My England!���������patient.raliant,true!���������  Nor foes' without nor foes within  Will shake her purpose to subdue '  The cohorts of embattled sin.  The swinish horde, the gilded .beasts,  In whom no touch of truth survives,  Who ravish women, murder priests,-  And' strew the sea with infant lives;  The Lords of War, who kill and maim,  .Exultant, while their people groan,  Steeping   themselves   in   crime  and  shame,  ���������To keep a despot on his throne;  That pigmy, to whose 'wildered  brain  Himself an Attila appears,  Who takes the name of God in vain,  ���������And drowns the earth in blood and  tears!  My England, strike!" Droop not  nor  pause, \'  Till triumph on your banners shine!  Then    take   a   grateful     world's applause���������  Millions  of  hearts   that  beat like  mine.  It is not out of place to add "at this  point that, apart altogether from the  merits of the cause of the Allies as  against the Central Empires, and  leaving aside everything British people and Americans have in common  except their-language, this in itself  made it almost inevitahle that the  feelings ot American readers and  writers would be,"for the most part,  with Great Britain. Americans read  English Books. American writers  revere British classic**, and today sit  at the feet of the great British novel  ists, poets and dramatists. Men like  De Morgan. Wells, Galsworthy and  Kipling have as many readers and  admirers in the United States as  they have in England. America is  their audience as much as England,  and those who admire English writers and have accepted their interpretation .of life would naturally follow  them and take thefr side, in a discussion of other questions. In this  war all Brilish writers have been on  the same side with hardly an exception.    At the time of the  South  Yale Barber Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty^  African war they were divided, and  that is one of the reasons American  sentiment was also divided. The  bonds that the writers, whether of  verse or prose, have established between the United States and England, have probably had as much  to do with the great sympathy of  the American people for the British  cause-as any other single influence.  This sympathy is very noble set  forth in Mr. Winter's poem.  SOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  ,     GASES OR INDIGESTION  Each "Pape's Diapepsin" digests 3000  grains food, ending all stomach  misery in five minutes.'  Time it! In five minutes all stomach distress v/ill go. No indigestion,  heartburn, sourness or belching oi  gas. acid, or eructations of undigested  food, no dizziness, bloating, foul  breath or headache.  Pape's Diapepsin is noted for its  'speed in regulating upset stomachs  It is the surest, quickest stomach remedy in the whole world and besides it  is harmless. 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The man at the head of affairs  whether at home or in business, is  the one whose attention you wish  to attract.  Our paper goes into the best class  of homes an<l is read by the head of  the family. That accounts for the  results obtained by the use of  Classified   Want  Ads.  ���������iMiiiiiiiMiihiliiriiiiiinwrMTwnrf ���������"H'lffiM  FOR SALE-FARM LAND  <������Qf| PER ACRE���������The old 0 rah a in ranch of  y)^U 812 ncrcs, ftt Cascade, can he purchased at .?20 per noro, if taken at otici). W.  K. Ksliner, owner, Rossland, B. C.  AGENTS WANTED  RIDERS WANTED ns aKents for our hiffli  L'riide bicyiilftH. Wrlto for low prices lo  THOS. PLIMLEY'S CYCLE WORKS, VICTORIA, B.C.  BOOT   REPAIRING  mrnrmrmfrH^vTmirmi'w HI'iijujiLmgpg. VCTagw*  TAKE  your_repairs  to  Arrnsqn, shoo  re-  Boot.  pairor.    The   Hub.    Look, for the   Bly  SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST CASH PRICES niiffl for old Slow*  and   Ranges.    E. C. Peck ham,   f-'cennd-  hand Store.  Assuring Your  usiness  <^A policy of advertising is a  policy of life assurance, and  the protection thus secured  is well worth its annual  cost.  Old customers die or move  away���������they must be replaced.  Old customers are subject to  the influence of temptation  ���������they majl be induced to  divide their custom���������to do  some of their shopping at a  competitor's.  New comers to this community will shop with you���������  become regular customers���������  if they are invited to do  so.  Your competitor's advertising is an influence which  must be offset if you are to  maintain your trade.  Not  to  advertise  regularly   to  the readers of  THE GRAND FORKS SUN  Is  to  leave vour  business un-  protected.  TO THE  It is no sign of weakness torfol-  low the lead of advertising. You  owe it to yourself to get the  most for your money, the best  goods and the best service.  And if you find that your inclination is to shop where you  are invited to shop rather than  continue to be a customer of  the shop which never solicits  your good-will, you need have  no  compunction  of conscience.  Shop Where You Are  Invited to Shop  UMUMMHmW ;$HE    SUN,    GRAND    FOlUvS,    B. C,  Bovril makes "soups and stews so much  more nourishing that they can often  take the place of expensive joints. It  saves many dollars in. the kitchen. Bovril is the  concentrated goodness of the best beef���������so strong  that it cannot possibly be manufactured- in cheap  cubes. Insist upon the real thing���������Bovril in "the  Bovril'-Bottle.  Sunday on* School Salaries  Sunday Boost For School Salaries Cut  Short   in   Reading  Tho board 'of education is not questioning "Billy" .Sunday's.-, ability ��������� to  save souls, but it refuses lo take seriously his propaganda on increasing  the salaries oi' school, teachers.  The .finance committee yesterday  ���������stopped the reading of. a letter of the  evangelist when he began to compare  the salaries of ministers and teachers ��������� with those oi' prize fighters.   . .' ���������  ''What have we got to do with prize  lighters?" broke in Ralph C. Otis.: "I  move the communication, be placed on  file."    The motion carried.  Part of the letter reads:  "The penurious salaries which this  country doles out to it's ministers and  teachers' constitute a disgrace. The  man who -wears, himself out 'day 7by-  day in the service of/ others should  not be compelled to worry about how  he will meet the needs of' the body  iu old age. The school teacher who  ha,s given the best years of his life  for the sake of the coming generation  should not be allowed to go hungry  and poorly'dothed when the years of  his usefulness have ended.  "it is radically wrong when a prize  ���������fighter, in fifteen minutes can earn  more than a country parson does in  fifteen  years.''���������Chicago  Tribune.  Japanese Bomb Throwers Helping Us  Our troops in the trenches in the  Dardanelles were assisted by Japanese bomb throwers, who spread intense dismay among the -Turks.  These Japanese bomb throwers were  given to the government of. the Australian Commonwealth by the Mikado  of Japan. They throw a 7-pound  bomb with great accuracy through  a wonderfully high trajectory, so that  it comes down in the trench from  directly overhead. ,The Turks do not  wait for the coming of these bombs,  which .can'be. seen-quite easily both  hy night and day. They simply clear  out of the trench, taking their chance  of the machine gun fire, which invariably supplements cthe use of the  Japanese  climbing bomb.  KEEP-TOUR BABY WELL  Magical Effect on Neuralgia  Throbbing Pain Goes Quickly  A YEAR'S SUFFERER CUR-  ED BY "NERVILINE"  Xo person ��������� reading this need . ever  again suffer long from Neuralgia;  Xerviline will quickly cure the  worst Neuralgia, and Mrs. G. Evans,  in her strong letter written from Rus-  sel post office, says: "One long year,  the longest of my life, was almost en-  tirsly given up to'"treating"'dreadful  attacks of Neuralgia. The agony 1  experienced during some of the bi.cl  attacks ^vas simply unmentionable. To  use remedies by the score without  permanent relief was mighty discouraging. At last 1 put my faith in Xerviline; 1 read of the wonderful paiu-  subduing powev it possessed and  made up my mitid to prove it valuable  or useless. Xerviline at once cased  the pain and cured the headache. Con-  tinous treatment with this magic-  working remedy cured me entirely,  and 1 liave''ever-since stayed well."  Mrs. Evans' case is but one of hundreds that might be quoted. Xerviline-is a specific for all nerve, muscular or joint pain. It quickly cures  neuralgia, sciatica, lumbago, lame  back, neuritis, and rheumatism. Forty  years in use, and today the most  widely used liniment in the Poniiuion.  Don't take anything but "Xerviline,"  which any dealer anywhere can supply in large 50c family size bottles,  or in a small 25c trial size.  Mothers can keep their little ones  happy and healthy by the occasional  use of Baby's Own Tablets. There is  no minor ailment of little ones that  the Tablets will not cure, and above  all they are absolutely safe and positively no injury can result from their  use.- Concerning them" Mrs. Henri  Huard, Kingston, Ont., writes: "There  is.no medicine 1 know of so good for  little, ones as is Baby's Own Tablets;  Thsy have certainly been of great service to me." The Tablets are sold by  medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine 'Co., Brockville,  Ont.      \  Farmers Urge Plaiis  For Period After War  Many Suggestions Made to New Commission   on   Development  Many suggestions connected'with  the future development of the Dominion, in an agricultural sense particularly, have been submitted to the  Economic and Development .Commission.  .- Farming organizations, asked to  present ..their views oh the various  matters included in the scope of the  inquiry, have done so in voluminous  memoranda. They ask investigation  particularly on the  following points'.  .i. The collection and publication of accurate and reliable statis--  tics relative to tho agricultural production.  2. The inauguration' of a comprehensive plan whereby farmers  may obtain more readily and less1 extensively long and; short term credits  for carrying  on farm operations.  3. The application of . the principle of government control to public  markets, stock yards, and like utilities, with a view to safeguarding both  producers and consumers.  '  4. The whole, question of co-operation in connectiou with; production,  marketing and consumption and the  advisability of securing simple and  uniform legislation for the establishment of co-operative societies...  .5-. The question of settling the  vacant lands of Canada and the' fut-:  ure policy respecting immigration  and colonization. It -is-purposed to  consider ' carefully the proposal that  returned Canadian and British soldiers be afforded an opportunity of settling op; the. land. The commission  invites the hearty co-operation of the  Canadian public in the work it has in  hand, and any person desiring to present written views or to appear-personally will be ac orded every reasonable opportunity of doing so. Headquarters are 2-1 \rittoria street, Ottawa. ' ������������������ '.     ....''���������'.���������".-..'.  Puts a . . .  Stop to all  CURES. THE SICK  'fc  And prevents others having the disease no matter  how exposed. SPOHN'S is the largest selling veterinary specific, known. All good druggists and turf  goods   houses.  SPOHN MEDICAL CO.,  Chemists and   Bacteriologists,   Goshen,   Ind.,-U.S.A.  'India's Millions  Ready and Waiting  in  the  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Women as Fariive.ro  The Germans fear above all tilings  the cool, dogged British perseverance, according to a Scandinavian  man of letters, who has just been  visiting Germany. Few people outside of Germany probably have  doubted that just this perseverance  is one of the chief assets of the  allies.���������Springfield Republican.  May Have to Look After the Land in  England'  The necessity of replacing men's  labor by that of women in. agricultural  occupations is engaging the attention  of most people in England at the present moment. Lord Selborne, president of the'board,of agriculture, is a  keen advocate of women talcing the  -place ot men on the land wherever  possible.  In an address which he gave a few  weeks ago at Shrewsbury, he said he  had never seen what he believed nobody in England had ever seen���������"a  woman ploughing." "Women of every  class," he declared, "must assist. The  parson's wife, the wife and daughter  of the laborer, each in turn could  make a contribution to agriculture in  this year of war. and so work for victory just as husband, son or brother,  in the fleet or the trenches.  "I would make a special appeal to  wives and daughters of men who are  lighting', because'they are well cared  for by the nation. They, have not  seen grinding poverty whilst the men  are left as are the German women in  fighting the battles. It was no,t right  that a woman in this country should  live in greater luxury than she did  before her husband or son went away  to fight; she should-do her part just  as he men. She must go on the land,  if the farmer asked her, at a fair  wage, at a fair day's wage. This is  a moment when each man and woman  of every class must put forward that  unselfishness and patriotism on which  depends the fate of England."  According- to official information  supplied to the Associated Press, the  British government takes, the stand  that any parcels sent by mail, no matter what class of postage is paid on  them, are liable to seizure if they con-  lain goods which, under the orders-in-  council. may ...not be'.; .shipped 4 to .or  from Germany or her'allies. :  Nation is  Proud to Participate  Wars of the Empire  Ten tliousand.delegat.es, representing all communities, ucic picsenf at  the opening of the annual meeting of  the Indian National Congress at Bombay, " -which was'notable for the loyal  and patriotic utteiances ot the speak  ers.  "Millions in India are waiting to  serve," was, the. keynote of the opening speeches  In the piesidential addiess Sh Sat-  yencira Sinha said the supreme teel-  ing in India ^\as "adnmation lor the  self-imposed bin den Cngland v>as  bearing: in the stiuggle tor hbeity  and freedom and pnde that India  had proved herself not.a whit behind  the rest of the empire in the assistance'given the mother counfrj  .Continuing, Sir Satyendia evpiess-  ed the hope that "the spontaneous  outburst oi loyalty had dispelled  forever all distiust and suspicion between-the Indians and then  ui'eis"  The speakei admitted that the tune  had not armed loi self government  iu India, but he uiged the Bnti'-h  government to appiovc ungiudguigH  the goal to winch India aspuod and  also to pemut the lecuuting of a  strong national Indian army,  Explosives From. Cod Liver Oil  Cod liver oil has popularly been  looked upon as a food product of a  more or less medicinal nature, an indicated'aliment for"the-anaemic and  the consumptne Few peisons, at  least, have regarded it as in any  sens'e contiaband ot v*ai Yet now  the Newfoundland government has  put an embargo on the exportation  of cod livei oil, insisting that luge  quantities'-have found their way into  Germany, Avlie.e the glyceiine con-  tainedin it can be used in the manufacture of explosives'  Wheat  Production  Wheat produced , in tho northern  hemisplieie dunug 19J3 totalled .!,-  590,000,000'-.bushels, according to the  bureau ot crop estimates 110m the  Infeinational Institute of Agucultuie  at Rome Ot this, the United States  pioduced appio-cimately two sevenths  Several countries were included in  the aggicgate, it was said  No lefeienco was made to the pio-  duction in the southern -hemisphere;  winch includes the gieat wheal holds  ot South Anieuca and   Vustiaha  The yield of 1,590,000 bushcK it  was announced, i-, an increase ot 19 4  per cent,  over 1914.  Asthma No Longer Dreaded Ihe  dread of renewed attacks from asthma has no hold upon those who luue  learned to lely upon L)i J D Kel-  'og's Asthma Remeuy So sate do they  tcel that complete leliance is placed  on this true specific .with the ccrtain-  tv that it will alwajs do all that its  maivois claim If jou ha\e not \et  learned how safo you are with this  pic natation at hand get it todaj and  know   for  yourself.  V  "Well, FiedcUe,"  said  his    mother,  "did you learn anvthing new at school  todav*"  "\ es m," said Fieddie  "What did >ou learn new1  "I got on to a new way 0  out 0' school fer an hour by  red ink up-me nose."  geltin'  snuftin'  Mother Graves' Worm Exrcrminator  will drive worms from the system,  without injury to tin- child, because  its action, while fully effective, is  mild.  Platinum deposits of greater extent j  and  richness  than  those of the Ural  mountains,    which    furnish  about  '.'0  par cent, of tho  world's supply, have  been discu\ered iu Spain.  Dolly  to Molly Isn't   it   funny  that  when  Cupid hits his mark ho ahvavs  Mrs.  It?  "FORTHE& KIDNEY������  What They Cured  Here's the remarkable experience of  a Nova Scotian: ���������  "f was once a terrible sufferer with  kidney and bladder trouble-;, and at  times I. would lose the use of my legs,  ami could not go away from home without so-.il!: 0:1c with inc. -I was treated  by different due tors for 3 years, and only  got temporary relief. My .son advised  me Intake Gin Pills, and after taking lhe  iir^t 2 or 3 doses I got relief. I continued to lake them until I got completely  cured.    I owe my life to Gin ['ills.  Yours very truly,  U I'.M.KHMVTON,      .  Miiiard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlemen,���������Last winter I received  great benefit from the use of MINARD'S LINIMENT in a severe attack  of LaGrippe, and I have frequently  proved it to be very effective in cases  of  inflammation.  Yours,  W. A. HUTCHINSON.  An atnu.iing story is told about a  reply that Marconi, the celebrated inventor, once made to a lady who mistook' him for his equally famous compatriot, Mascagni, tho composer.  "Oh," she said gushingly, "I'd love  to hear you play your beautiful 'Inter-  mox./.o!' "  "Madam," replied Marconi gravely,  "I'll do it. with pleasure if you've got  a   wireless  piano."  I'-.rl. .Mc.l-.r. .  .-ir������ :"0,-, n live 01 ii'>���������������":. ;*or  .���������...   H.uu v< -" ���������isc.r.:u'-"i! ;'.���������-������������������:  Internally and Externally it is Good.  ���������The crowning property of Dr.  Thomas' Eeloctrie Oil is that it can  be used internally for many complain! s as well as eternally. For sore  throat, croup, whooping cough, pains  in the chest, colic and many kindred  ailments it has curative qualities that,  are unsurpassed. A. bottle of it costs  little and there- is no loss in always  having it at hand.  err; prt.r,  J2.,',ii;i: .il! <lrn,;  Kfttitijiitl UrustV ( IiciiiIcmI <'<>. or <uimita  limited, Toruutu  W. N. J. 1030  Hamriad stands on both sides of  the Tigris, connected by a bridge of  boars, '>'i\) yards long, and is shut  in by it bi'iek wall Cjirty feet high  and   live   l.'.iloi;   .11   circumference.  Ilu'l.i.ifris -Get up, quick, the hotel's  a iire!  Scottish Gentleman- -Uieht. laddie;  but if I do, mind ye, I'll no pay fo.' the  bed!  The.artist sketched this picture  from life in a Toronto blacksmith  shop, in order to get the correct  pose' of the- smith at the anvil and  shoeing a horse. Is it any wonder  that the blacksmith's greatest  troubles are backache and derangements of the kidneys '? The constant strain on the muscles of the  back and kidneys interferes with  the filtering action of these organs.  The uric acid poisons left sin the  blood cause pains and aches, backache and rheumatism, and such  serious diseases as Bfight's disease  and hardening of the arteries  result.  But it is not the blacksmith alone who  is tortured by backache, for there are  many occupations iu which-the continuous  strain onthe back leads to much Suffering,  and also to serious disease  Blacksmiths have always been strong  in their praise ol: Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills, and by tolling others of the good  'results accomplished by this treatment  have added muck to its popularity among  farmers and horsemen generally.  Being " direct ;md prompt in their  action, Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  itppeaWo the man ol: action. The liver is'  awakened, the bowels aroused and the kidneys strengthened, by the influence of this  medicine. The filtering and cxeretory  organs lose no time in cleansing Ihe system ol.' the poisonous mailer which gives  rise to pain and disease. Constipation is  overcome, kidney derangements corrected,  digest ion improved, and you feel fine. Put  them to the test when you are feeling out  of sorts. Let them prove their value. One  pill u dose, 25 cents a box, all dealers, or  Edmanson, Bates & Co., Ltd., Toronto.'  m  Ov, C'iisuje's Recipe Book, 1,000 selected rccipea, scut fre^f if you mention this paper. THE    SUN,   GBAKD    FORES,   B. a  A LESSON IS DRAWN FROM THE PAST EXPERIENCE  Ex-Minister of   Foreign  Affairs for France, says that the Allies  Milst Co-operate to the Utmost in Order to Win the War,  and if They do This, Victory is in Sight  s  Stephen Pinchon, ex-minister o.*  foreign affairs, rf France, writing un-  ' der tlic caption of "Germany's' Horsewhip," says the allies must'concentrate to the utmost.in .co-operation to  win the war. If they do. this, lie declares, victory is in sight.  "1". am not .betraying any secret,"  Mr. Pinchon writes, "in saying' that  the allies have, not  agreement since the  war on tactics, military operations  and diplomatic negotiations. Everyone  knows dissensions have existed;  everyone knows there have been divergencies ot view on the part of the  governments of". Franco^ and; Great-  Britain on the conduct of Veastern:affairs. Such incidents are inevitable1  between powers of whom none thinks  of dominating and imposing its sovereign will on any other side, but, on  the contrary/ all consider themselves  as equals in like perils.-:  "In the coalition which unites Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey and  Bugaria there is only one country  .'which ..governs',and can be master,  and that is.the German empire, which  itself is dominated by Prussia, It is  the whip over the governments which  It has made partners in an enterprise  of servitude.- ���������  "Austria-Hungary would be bankrupt, together with  Turkey arid Bul  garia, were- it not for the financial  support of Berlin. And all three  would be powerless in both arms and  diplomacy if they could not lean o'u  the Kaiser's general staff and the  authority of lib ambassadors and  plenipotentiaries. Neither Franz  Joseph nor the Sultan, nor the libertine   Cobourg   of  Soila,     would   defy  always  been  iu /Europe if not directed by the German  beginning of the j power.    '       -  "It is diplomacy of Berlin which  has carried on air the Balkan intrigues  against Russia', France, Great Britain  and Italy.. It cannot be doubted that  pecuniarily.they have cost very much,  andvlhat Germany has only received  very middling co-operation from her  obsequious dependents. Still, for the  present at least, she has attained her  ends, which have in the end profited  by the lesson of events. The governments, by their ^representatives,, have  met and laid their heads together.  "We have not only failed in harmony of plans, but prescience, and  when we have decided ive have riot  always counted all their requirements  and the risks; we have not always  known how, to make, at the right moment, all the sacrifices on whiclusuc-  ceos depended. In these matters we  often have been inferior to Germany;  it rests' upon us to be superior in'the  future."     '���������;-'  '.Want to Know  About Canada  in  Trenches  t  About  PoSsibilitk  Seek  Informa  This  \A  Soldiers  lion About Possibilities of  Country  London  correspondent    of    the  Free  Press  writes:     "One" result  of  the   fraternizing  in   the   trenches   of  Canadian   soldiers     with     those   of  ��������� France   and   Belgium,   is   illustrated  in letters received at the Canadian offices  in  London.    Large  numbers  of  French  and  Belgium   soldiers appear  to  have  had  their  interest    in    the  Dominion   excited    to  the  extent  of  writing to London for literature  descriptive  of    its    opportunities    and  activities.    That    their  action    has  been     prdmpted     by     conversations  with   the   Canadian   boys    in  sufficiently indicated by the fact-that each  man   .makes    an express request    to  bo   informed     about,    a   '-.particular  province.     Thus   one- writes, for   details  concerning    British   Columbia's  fruit industry, another requires books  on  the. wheat  growing .areas of  the  prairie   provinces;    a third about the  mining districts of Ontario, and others  about  lumbering,   fishing' and   stock-  raising.    It does not require much insight to guess that some ardent British  Columbian  has  discoursed  about  tho advantages  of his  province,  and  that the men from Manitoba and Ontario have been no less active in imparting       information.      .Frequently  Canadians   themselves   write   asking  for books to be forwarded to a French  or  Belgian  soldier.    On    the    other  hand, some of the Canadians in England to whom the writer has spoken,  having looked on this island land and  found it good, express the determination to  establish  themselves  in this  country after tho  war.    Similarly,  it  is to be  expected that some Canadians will find attractions on the other  side of the channel and stay to make  a home in the land in which they have  fought so valiantly.    That there will  be a great exchange among the men  of all nationalities seems to be without doubt.  Canada, however, holds the field  among the majority, and ' all eyes  are .turned to ' the great Dominion.  The commitments for which Canada has made herself, responsible and  the determination voiced in the  speeches of her prominent men on  both sides of the ocean, have opened  the eyes" of even well informed people who thought, they had the measure  of Canada's power to aid the motherland. Nrot the '.east of these revealing  factors lias been the splendid success  of the Canadian war loan.���������.Manitoba  Free  Press.  Getting- Ready for  Canada's Big Arm}'  What       Farmers      Suffer     Annually  Through Loss Caused by the  Weed Nuisance  .   "I am a Saskatchewan farmer," was  the. subject   of  an   address  of  more  than  usual  interest  which  Hugh  Mc-  Kellar, editor   of    the Saskatchewan  Farmer, Moose Jaw, and. former deputy, minister of agriculture  for Manitoba, delivered before an audience of  delegates   to   the   convention  of  provincial agricultural    societies    in the  convocation ball of the  university at  "Saskatoon.  "Though I'have christened this address, T am a Saskatchewan farmer,'  I am not a Saskatchewan farmer,"  began Mr. Mclvellaisf putting his audience in good humor from the start.  "I have come to tell you about your  own work and I hope that in the  course of my remarks you will catch  something that will stick .and- that  will.-, be of use to you' when you go  home.  ���������'���������,.'���������'  "You should be proud to say 'I am  a .Saskatchewan farmer.' Three hundred and twenty acre:; of Saskatchewan land is what 1 call an ideal  homestead and any man who has that  amount in this province has a right  to be proud of it as a heritage. Away  with, that feeling 'I am only a farmer.'  Say that you are a farmer Jn Saskatchewan and Joe proud of it. Two thousand years ago to be a Roman citizen was a great honor and now it is  just as much an honor to be a Saskatchewan farmer.  "I hold, that ��������� this, birthright brings,  duties to you and the first of these  is to keep youriand clean and ferule.  Cultivation, that's where cle'anliness  come;, in. We had a great crop last  year. Wiseacres say pollenization  was perfect and there was no wind.  Don't, you believe a word of it. If the j  fields were ever tilled and cultivated j  properly they- were last year.. \ But in j  QUESTION'WILL BE "WHAT IS YOUR WAR RECORD'  Judge Barron Gives Utterance to a Searching Condemnation of a  Selfish Indifference  Displayed by Many Citizens at This  Time When Every Effort is Needed to Win the War  A  Work of Bringing Force -up" to Half  Million to Commence, at Once  Preparations are under way in the  militia department to-meet the increased demand upon the labors and  energies consequent upon the new  year decision of the government to  increase the authorized number of the  Canadian troops from a quarter of a  million to half b. million men.  ���������The task of bringing the Canadian  forces to the large figure, it is realized, is a heavy one, but the minister  of miiitia is. confident as always that  it can    be' accomplished.  The new authorization,  if  consummated,   will   mean   the   recruiting   of  nearly  30: per cent,  of  all males  of  military-"   age     throughout     the   Dominion.    It will also mean an annual  expenditure   of   $500,000,000   on     the  j basis of $1,000 per man, in uniform.  I This was- the  estimate  made  by Sir  ' Thomas   White,   minister  of  finance,  when the authorized number was two  hundred    arid    fifty    thousand,    and  when  he  declared that  the  expenditure for the coming fiscal year would  approximate ������250,000,000.    It will not  far exceed that amount,   f  It is now more than probable that  Canada will have two full army corps,  consisting of four full divisions, on  the firing line by the beginning of  spring. This will constitute a splendid representation for the Dominion.  Preparations for an extensive recruiting campaign are now under  way. New regiments will shortly be  .'.uthorized for the various cities, i  towns and rural districts throughout  Canada.  In addition to these the minister of  militia declares that he has de'eided  to raise several special regiments including two or more Indian regiments, a Metis regiment, a naturalized Japanese-Canadian regiment and  La colored ..regiment. More attention  will .also be given to specialization in  other directions.  A new Irish regiment is to be raised  in Toronto, while the minister has  hinted that the hundreds of clergy  who have applied for positions r.s  chaplains be organized into a regiment of fighting parsons for overseas service..  Newfoundlanders   at   Dardanelles  "We  went    into  the    trendies  on  Sunday night and came out again on  Monday  night,"   writes   a   Newfoundlander from the Dardanelles.  Crop  Prospects  For 1916 i  The outlook for the western grain I  crop of 1D1G is not as bright at  the I  present time as was the prospect for]  j.t>15 at tin's period last year.    A very  much smaller area of land has been  prepared for crop co far this season  than was prepared iu the autumn of  ini-1.    In Saskatchewan,  for instance,  which   represents   more  than   half  of  the grain area of the whole west, the  total amount of land prepared for ilit*  crop of 1910 is estimated to bo only  ���������1,504,891  acres, a3 compared   witii  S.-  the field behind the agricultural college here they have.2-5.-! bushel crops i  every year. If the farmer did as the !  agricultural college does iris crop j  would .be just as much a success year)  after year... Last., year the land, was I  there and cultivation was there. I.  "Weeds! When the minister of'  agriculture said that the farmers'  were robbed of $25,000,000 this year  by weeds, we realized that the alarming fact was only too true, yet you s*re  allowing this robbery to go on under  your very feet. Things that should be  observed by you in the fight for weed _  extermination are: Fertility of your!  soil, moisture, room, horseflesh, hired  help, twine, your threshing bill, talc-1  ing to market, freight, and your good  name. Seager Wheeler gets, more .  money out of his wheat on account of j  his reputation for cleanliness. Xo j  man in this country is farming proper-!  lywho has nc wife. Wives, as good;  housekeepers, keep the home clean i  and inspire the man to "do likewise in ���������  his crop. Never stop fighting against  weeds.  '"Your aims! What are your aims? ;  Your farm is not a place solely in '<  which- to make money. It is a place .  for you to make a home and provide !  home comforts for your wives and j  children. j  "Keep your ear to the ground and i  hear   how   much is being said about i  education.    The three stages in pres-1  ent day agricultural ���������education are the j  rural school,    the collegiate institute j  and the university.   In order that the '  rural school may give a proper training,  teachers    must  be  had.    These  teachers come from the coliegiaies or  high schools.   The collegiate teachers  who   teach   the rural school teachers  come    from the university.    I would  like to see .something more practical  in our educational system.    The very  things that our young men of twenty  are  being taught in the agrieul:  colleges are what the Danish children  read in  their primers.  "I never do and never will- consent  that we are farming properly by confining ourselves to grain growing  alone. Mixed farming, and more mixed farming is the call you must  hearken to. Of all the men on earth  who are privileged you men are  among the most favored, in that you  have at your feet unlimited possibili- i  tics for the pursuit of mixed farming. |  The silent partner of tiie farmer  nature. It works -all the year around  with you and never flags. Teach  your children to ses the workings of  nature in animal life. The brood  marc carrying her foal and the cow  with calf are nature's works and  should not. be passed  by.  "Who   is  an   educated   man"  is the best-educated man?   I real  other day an article in which it  that the man who made a special!  a large recruiting meeting held  at Ayr, Out., recently, I-Iis Honor  Judge Barron spoke to a large audience, anil in the course of Jiis remarks spoke in part as follows:  ."When we recall the savage cruelty  of the man who brutally murdered  Edith Cavell, whose only wrong was  obedience to God-given, humanity,"we  are iridiposed to look -for example  to, anything that a German does, yet  wo in Canada might with profit -to,  ourselves and advantage to/the empire remember that the millions of  Germans in their private homes have  fused with the millions of Germans at  the front into one common will; that  the Germans who light and the Germans who work have become a single'  I thing, one united and solid phalanx;  that ever since the war began everyone of their seventy millions, men,  women and children, have had the  one thought and have "worked Tor one  common cause. Theirs is and has  been a complete obsession. Our activity, on the other hand, seldom gets  beyond a nervous perusal of the  morning papers, and our enthusiasm  ends with an occasional subscription.  We are content t������ let others do our  fighting for us, and if we who stay  at home find time for anything-from-  our ordinary pursuits it is not to encourage, but to criticize. For the  empty foolery of dying rich we pay  down our health and happiness, and  isometimes our integrity; and Sir  George Foster's recant announcement  that we must give up our savings and  ���������'���������cheque our earnings to the extent of  J three hundred million dollars comes  .none too soon, and will be accepted  [with universal approval l>y every  : man who has a spark of patriotism  (left. ' ��������� ��������� '  |    "We seem to   forget that if we are  protected in ��������� our homes and out  wives and daughters are safe from  Hun ferocity, it is the other fellow  whom we have to. thank for it, anu  snoukl ic be that he forfeits his life  we" still continue our daily- vocation  as if our duty ended with a passing  word of sympathy. When shall we  wake up? I'll tell you, when history  repeats itself. After this war is over,  i" not . before,; there then Will bo a  rude awakening, but it may then be  too late. There will be then one  universal question, the same that was  put to every claimant for preferment  after the close of the Civil War in  the United States. "Whether it be in  federal, provincial or municipal politics; whether it be iii private life or  in public, life; whether it be on the  rungs of the social ladder; whether  it be in business or private competition, the one'universal question will  be:     'Whatis your war'record?'  "If we cannot do better than say  in reply:- 'We helped when to help  came our way;' if when' khaki is the  insignia of the fighting man,we parade in it without doing the duty it  demands; if our energies find first  deliverance in our private pursuits  and only what is left we give to the  empire; if in this awful crisis we  give ' only second 'thoughts "and; little,  if any, of our ;ease, our blood and  our wealth, and continue to surfeit  out an, apathetic indifference as to  many frozen churls, then the answer  to the question, 'What is your war  record?', will consign us,to everlasting dishonor, for be it remembered  that the bounty jumper, infamous as  he. was, found favor in the eyes of  the American people over the man*  who stayed at home to make money,  that he might hire others to do his  fighting for him."  Allies Ready for  Next Biff Push  and  Britain   and -France   Have   Men  Material for Drive on West   ;  Front  A cable despatch to the New York  Herald   from     London    says:     "The  three months since the sharp and successful "offensive   in late "September  have seen a remarkably rapid accumulation of reserve men and munitions  | on the  western  front, in preparation  f for the next general advance.   The'cx-  i penditure in shells has beer, even less  ; than   it   was   during  the   summer,   if  conditions may be judged accurately  from   the   official   communiques,   and  ���������'aside from the activity at Hartinanns-  j Weiierkopf       where      comparatively  j small   forces   are   engaged,   the   men  ! have  been  called on for    little  real  ! lighting. .      '-'���������  j    While the expenditure���������human and  ) material���������.ias been at a minimum, the  ; production   of   both   necessities    has  [been  at  the  maximum.    France  and  i Britain have been working their fully  ; mobilized steel plants night and day,  ��������� and it is estimated that out of every  | three shells, two have gone into the  [reserve supply,    that    will    be  used  i when the time comes to maintain an  (.unprecedented  rain  of death  on   the  [German  positions    from  Nieuport  to  tural ' Switzerland.    Into    the  reservoir  of  ' men iias  gong  a large proportion  of  the     new  units,   which   will   receive  their real baptism of fire in the next  "big push.'"  Prepare for Peace  While Yet at War  prairie  share in  is over.  !.'  | 084,574 acres a year ago.  This gre  "Just before  v������'e  were  supposed  to | difference   has  been  due   first  of  al!  ave,  the  Turks  tried  to attack the | fo inclement weather during the a tit-  right of the line, but were driven brick  v.-ith heavy losses. We had to .stand  to and were in the bombardment. I  can tell you it was very exciting for  six hours or more. What with shells  bursting and the rapid firing of rides  one had no time to think of anything.  However, it was a nice,-Utile christening, and now when it really comes  to us we won't mind it. Harold Mitchell has been made a sergeant. He  got it for good work under fire the  first time we went into the trenches.  He and .15 men were detailed to go  out after dark and dig a new trench.  They just reached the place when  the Turks discovered (hem and they  opened fire. Harold ordered his men  to lie down and consequently saved  them all. They were out five hours,  but got the trench completed."  King George has appointed Emperor  Nicholas of Russia a field marshal in  the British army.  I limn months of 1915., which prevented  farmers from threshing not to mention ploughing. The grain production  of the past season and the fooling of  uncertainty regarding the future condition of the markets have also been  factors in the mind of the agricultural  west. But it is too eariy yet to indicate the probable area under crop  in Western Canada for 191C. If the  spring season opens early and favorably a vast amount of ploughing and  seeding may be done in the months  of April and May.���������Toronto Globe.  | agriculture might be as w<.  as another professor.    Might he?  lis!    The    best  educated  man I ;  - ever met    and  the one  who was  \V I best companion was a  man  from  experimental  farm    at     Oriawa.  wood   and   bug  mail,'   th.  1-Vwher.  "I'e good noifhborc, to  friends.    I  would yenor  of me that I was a gocx  a rich man.    Fie a nei:  late  your fanner  have it said  neighbor than  Jibor and help  Had Thrilling* Experience  The  Notable Adventures    of    an  Ontario Soldier Related  in  Letter  Few  soldiers  have  met  with  such  adventures   as     befel    Driver    J.  L.  1S j Young; of the  mechanical    transport  department. Army Service Corps, who  before   enlisting   was   a   resident   of  Preston   and   chauffeur for A.  X.  AY.  Claire.    Ju  a  letter  received   by   Mr.  Clare,  Young says:  "We left Kngland on a transport for  Saloniki.    Thirty-six    miles past Gibraltar    a    submarine    appeared    and  starred .shelling   us.    Then there was  a    terrible  expksiou.    We  had   been  torpedoed.     I   managed   to   get   away  !u<"atecl ; jn a j,o;u witii six holes in it, and by  '*r-:uiiu of  hard  baling kept alloat  until  in.v-   we reached  Morocco.    We  were  cap-  J:10   ttuv'd by Moors and held for two hnn-  ;;1,?   divd pounds per head ransom, which  '^lie   the  Spanish  government got  reduced  J times ��������� l(J ninety  pounds per haul. After be-;  1 ing prUjni.T.s for twenty-eight days a  \\"iio  ���������'.'tho  said  of  Prairie.Country to do Share in Saving  Canada When War is Over, Says  Minister  Preparation for the vital and wholly unprecedented problems which will  face C'anada at; Uie...conclusion of the.  war was urged by Hon. Robert Rogers, minister of public works, on his  return from Ihe west to Ottawa.    Mr.  Rogers  says  the   country  should  get  ready for peace,    as unfortunately it  did not prepare for war. He emphasized the action on. similar lines in the  United States and declared the present as Canada's  greatest  opportunity  in paving the way to be the most progressive nation oi the country.  "I tell you.'- r.';-id  Mr. Rogers,  "the  country    is    going to do its  saving Canada when tho war  Jt.is helping mightily to save  iit and to save the empire  right now.  | Our boys out there are  volunteering  with great eagerness and as tho stat-  ' istics show in aminos'; creditable pro-  | portion to population. 'Then they are  ; the rjghf kind of lads to make sold-  J iers.     They   not   only  know   how   to  I ride.and shoot, -which makes them so  ! valuable  in   the  veldt  war of  South  | Africa, .but  they   are  accustomed   to  ; roughing  it   and   enduring   hardships  and generally living the outdoor  life  ; so necessary anywhere.  "The- boys out there are great little  fighters. They are in this war to see  it through. Just as surely as the westerners now are taking a big share in  waging the war, the west will take a  big share in protecting Canada from  the financial, industrial ad conur.r-  clal consequences which the devastation of war is bound to let loose on till  mankind. When the war stops it will  be like a little fast express running  into a granite cliff. The whole world  will berushiug full speed ahead with  war preparations. Then suddenly they  will not !��������������� wanted. Unless the greatest caution is exercised there is bound  to be va:-f industrial trouble, such as  we wiil r.~!:;ix-t. It is almost inevitable  and  will be worldwide.  "The p:"'iu preying question for us  iu Canada is -row ;o fortify this country as fully as possible against its effect:, and that is where our vast, and  rich  is   w  H lis  will  1)1 OSi  pr.iiri'������������������;  *  here  ia.-it vhut  have th'  r-'mpthij  iu '  .'iil come  must "Mis;  f.-" of the  .' prairies  : inagiK't  he world,  i en).    And  in.    Out lher.';  ;  in"  to   meet  :  enemy.     Wo  :-- by   far   the  for iinmigrat-  There wi'-l bz  there will be  a Mug.  your fellow worker. You wiil ho repaid. If, during this address. I have  given you anything to make you proud  of your homes, proud of being citizens   of   Saskatchewan,     I   a:i>   >a*.is-  span!>  mas  er.d  o  l;ilied am  not even  i gunboat took us to Alhuce-  here we are interned until the  ���������? war. We had nine men  twelve wounded, but I  am  .voundecl."  tli  Where   wii  ?     Will  i where  ver for the A Hie.-:, or  >ver to Canada where  1 the  they  they  i fled.'"���������Saskatoon Star.  Two German aviators just captured  describe the new German aeroplanes  recently out into commission. They  are of the albatross type, fitted with  transparent wings, which are impregnated with a, secret composition.  While the planes are not entirely invisible, they make difficult targets, as  they always appear to be flying much  higher than they really are.  Forecast of Smaller Wheat Crop  The    crop  reporting  board   of  the  United   States  federal  department   of  agriculture  estimate?;  tho  area  sown  this fall to winter wheat as 11.". p-t  ,cent. less than    the revised  estimate  j of the area sown iu the fall of itij-t,  which is equivalent to a decrease of  j-1,756.000  acres,    the    indicated   area  i sown this year being 07l2.r>i3,.000 a< res.  Condition on Hecembe.' 1 is placed at  87.7,  again:;: SUM  on   the  same  date  last year.  Aeroplanes for Ambulance Work  Aeroplanes were used for ainbul-  ane>; work for the first time on record  during the retreat from Serbia by the  Frendi military mission, says Henri  Harbey, a war correspondent of the  .rournai. The IJaikan mission was at  Prisivnd. There were a number of  >k-k p,-rso::>. It was impossible to  carry them on stretchers, but it  determined not to abandon them.  ing peopif,  nothing like :,  a lor. of .wig!  Kriropean immigrants go  go to foreign lands, land,  will be lost fo  will th-\v <-oiin-'  they will .be under the ilritisli Hag?  That is the 'vital question for Canada,  for the < mpi:'". for the allies, for civilization, and the answer can bo put  in   one   word���������preparation.' "  FreiK-h -itill had six aeroplanes. They  had been e:;po.sed to rain and snow  for two months, but were still in  working order. Coi. Fournier placed  on these aeroplanes tho sick men  v.-hose condition was most grave and  sen; them  by air to Scutari.  Ann Egg Coincidence  At   the   lioyal   West  Sussex   Hospital,   Chi'.iiestfjr,   recently,   a   wounded  soldier, seeking to make friends with  a  boy jur:t brought  in  from  a motor  was i accident,   asked   hfrn   his   name,   and  The | on  learning it  exclaimed (.hat it was  the .same .nanio that  on the iir.-t egg he  dandles. The address  that the boy was the  butor of the egg, which  him with his school's  the Chichester depot.  he had   noticed  ate at  the  Dar-  ~s  also    proved  actual   coutri-  had been sent  collection   to  mmlMMUIMBH THE   SUIY    GRAND   F0EKS,   B. C.  die cm  The Grand Forks Cannery company held a meeting on Wednesday  night in the board of trade rooms.  The following officers and board of  'directors were elected. President,  John McKie; vice president, E. C.  Jlenniger; directors, J. F. Xraus,  Charles Allen, A. S. McKim, W. K.  C. Manly and H. W. Collins; secre  tary, J. A. McCalluin; auditor, F.  it. S. Barlee.  to illustrate,  corned.  Strangers always wel  The case of Win,' Fanner vs. C.  M. Kingston opened in the county  court, Judge Brown presiding, yesterday morning'and is still in progress. It is being argued before a  jury, and will likely be decided tomorrow. . The plaintiff claims a certain sum of money as architect's  commission.  END STOMACH TROUBLE,  GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  Tomatoes started in hotbeds will  bear fruit long before those which  are started in the garden.  "Pape's Diapepsin" makes Sick, Sour,  Gassy Stomachs surely feel fine  'in five minutes.  Mrs. J. B. Tuttle, who was taken  to the Grand Forks hospital last week  suttering from a stroke of paralysis,  died shortly after 1 o'clock today.  From the time she was taken to the  hospital there was not much hope  for her recovery, her entire right  side beitg paraiyztd. Owing to  pressure of lime, we are forced to  omit the obituary notice until next  week.  Use crop rotation in the garden  to prevent the attack of disease  which winter iu the soil.  Lest you forget, today-is the  seventeenth of Ireland.  The L'turier mine at Laurier is  working fifteen men and has shipped  ten 50-ton cars of ore this winter,  some of which was treated at the  Greenwood smelter and the balance  nt the Granby in this city.  , If what you just ate is souring on  your stomach or lies like a lump of  lead, refusing to digest, or you belch  gas and eructate-sour, undigested  food, or have a feeling of .dizziness,  heartburn, fullness, nausea, bad'taste  in mouth and stomach-headache, you  can get blessed relief in five minutes.  Put an end to stomach trouble forever  by getting a large fifty-cent case of  Pane's Dia-vepsin' from any drug store.  You reah/.o in five minutes how needless it i" in suffer from indigestion,  dyspepsi; or any stomach 'Usorder.  '���������Us tl'T eu'ekest, surest stomach doctor   in   the   world.     It's   wonderful.  Begin to make plans for the   hot  bed.  "The Inner Secret" and "Convic  ttoi.s Tnai Count" are the subj-cs  of Rev. Charles W. King's Sunday  morning and evening addresses in  the Baptist church. Interesting rev.  elations from the writings of St.  Patrick of old Britain will be quoted  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GRAND  FORKS  Egss for Hatching���������White Wyan  dottes; from   leading   pen of Wyan  dottPS  in   four official contests, in  eluding   Panama Pacific;  82.00   per  setting     Wm.    Liddicoat,   ''Grand  Forks, B.C.  Road and   Dog Taxes  TAKE NOTICE that the Road Tax  for 1916 of Two -Dollars for each  male person between the a������es of  Twenty One and Sixty'years residing  in Grand Forks and not otherwise exempt, is now due and payable at the  City Office. Payment of same is required forthwith.  And further take notice that the  Dog Tax for 1916 of Three Dollars  for each dog and Five Dollars for each  bitch over six months of age in the  City of Grand Forks, is now due and  payable at the-Gity Office. A rebate  of 50 per cent on each will be allowed  if paid on or before May 1st, 1916.  John A. Hutton,  City Clerk.  Dated   this   1 (5th  day   of    March,  A. D. 1916, Grand Forks, B.C.  ME1E0ROLOGICAL  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:  Mia.      Max.  Mar. 10���������Friday  34 51  11���������Saturday   34 -52  12���������Sunday   35 58  13���������Monday  29 48  14���������Tuesday  23 43  15���������Wednesday.. 27 " 44  16-Thursday..... 29 60  Inches  Rainfall   0.03  Addressing Mail to Soldiers  In order to facilitate the handling  of mail afc the front and to insure  prompt delivery it is requested that  all mail be addressed as follows:  (a) Regimental number.  (b) Rank.  (c) Name,  (d) Squadron, battery or company.  (e) Battalion, regiment (or other  unit), staff appointment or department.  (f) Canadian Contingent.  (2)   British Expeditionary Force:  (h)  Army" Post,  London, England.'  Unnecessary',  mention   of     higher  formations, such as brigades, d visions,  is strictly forbidden, and causes delay.  er z^aies  and  ales  'Type was made to read." This  fact is constantly kept in mind at  The Sun Print Shop.  1 CENT "OASOAEETS"  FOE LIVER AND BOWELS  When you get your job  printing at The Sun office you  can depend on it that the work  has been done by men who  know their trade. We have no  men in this office who pose as  experts after walking through  a couple of country shops half  a dozen times.  *.ure    Sick    Headache,    Constipation,  Biliousr.cr.s,   Sour   Stomach,    Bad  Breath���������Candy  Cathartic.  NEW   HARNESS   SHOP  I'have re-opened a harness   shop  at my  old  stand on Bridge street, and ;will manufacture  Wpw H^rnf������<;<3 and do a11 kmds of  ncw   "dlMCM harness repairing. All  work guaranteed.   Your patronage is solicited.  No odds how Lad your liver, stom-  -.ii or Lovvels;  nor; much your head  ���������lies,   hov/   misetablo  you  arc  jrom  '.isl.ipai.ion,   indigestion,   biiiojs.ioss  id sluggish bo."/els���������yon alv.ays get  elief   \rith   Cascatets.     They   imme-  liately cicausa and regulate the stoni-  -ch, remove the sour, fermenting food  md foul gases;   tako the excess bilo  rom the liver and carry off the con-  :tipated    waste   matter   and.   pui^o-o  ���������.'rom  the   intestines _and  bowels.  iO-ccnt  box   from  your druggist   .-.ni  ���������teep   your   liver   and   bowels   clean;  itomach -sweet   and   head   clear  for  itonths.   ��������� "hey work while you sleep.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby gi"en that I have  purchased the business, good will  and book accounts of the Boundary  Feed & Supply Co., Limited. All  hills owing to the said Boundary  Feed k Supply Company are payable to the undersigned, by whom all  accounts against the said company  will be paid on presentation.  E C. HENNKJER'  Dated March 3, 1916.  Watch for more detailed announcement  next week  P  The Sun, at SI a year, is superior  to any $2 a year paper printed in the  Boundary. This is the reason why  we do not have to resort to gambling  schemos to gain new subscribers or to  hold those, we already have.  Here ~We Are !  Your Six Friends,  We  Robin Hood Family"  Robin Hood Elour  "     Oats  tt it  a  ti  Porrioge Oats  Ferina  rah am  Whole Wheat  Let Us Lighten  Your Household Duties  For Sale by*  JOHN DONALDSON  PHONE 30  Everything to Eat and Wear  Granby Shipments for 1915  The following are the monthly  shipping figures from the Granby  mine at Phoenix to the Grand Forks  smelter:  Tons  January.  42,211  February.....    03,091  March......... .   ......:.,....... 69,948  Agril.. ..v..; 85,382  May..... .........:..,.:100,693  June  .........L;... 103,004  July....  ......-..101,058  August.. 103.062  September ���������  93,245  October  96,430  November   82.187  December   94,475  Total 1,034,786  Accept no substitutes, but get the  original���������The Grand  Forks Sun. It  gathers and pi in ts   the  news  of the  city and district first.  THICK, GLOSSY HAIR  FREE FROM DANDRUFF  Girls! Try It! Hair gets soft, fluffy and  beautiful���������Get a 25 cent bottle  of Danderine.  If you care for heavy hair that glistens w.'th beauty and is radiant with  life; has an Incomparable softness and  is fluffy and lustrous, try Danderine.  Just one application doubles tin?  beauty of your hair, besides it immediately dissolves every particle of  dandruff. You can not have nice  heavy, healthy hair if you have  dandruff. This destructive scurf rots  the hair of its lustre, its strength and  its very life, and if not overcome it  produces a feverishness and itching of  the scalp; the hair roots famish,  loosen and die; then the hair falls out  fast. Surely get a 25-cent bottle of  Knowlton's Danderine from any drug  store and just try it.  r  White Wyandottes  Eggs and Day-old Chicks for Sale  Orders filled in rotation.  Get your orders in early.  25 Setting Hens Wanted  Mills 8 Barringliam  Lady Barber  in  Hotel Province  Billiard Room  ForVVatches,G locks and Jewellery"  .Goto  TIMBKLAK  First Street, Grand Forks  V.  Wedding, Birthday and Other Presents  Specialty: Fine Watch Repairs  Bicycles  i  English  3-Speed Gear   and.  the   High-Grade   Cleveland  Wheels  I have opened a hicycles store next the Grand  Forks Garage, and keep these celebrated wheels  in stock.  Bicycle  Accessories.     Repairing   a  Specialty  J��������� R. Mooyboer SL"i������^.

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