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W, GREGORY  CIVIL  KXGIIVEKR and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       -       Princeton  {   KEREMEOS ITEMS.   J  La Grippe has been making  its annual visits in Keremeos.  Messrs. Darling and Campbell  of Vancouver were in town a  few days last week.  Mrs...!. J. Armstrong is visiting for a few weeks with nelson Harry at Vancouver.  Miss Yates and her mother  of Vancouver are guests of Mrs..  Frith during the holidays.-  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Daly of  Island Lodge are guests at The  Willows during the holida3rs,  Miss Betty Richter, Keremeos  Center, returned home from  the coast on Saturday's train.  .. Christmas passed off very  quietly here. A few dinner  parties were given by residents.  Mr. Wm.* Mattice, wife and  family left on Tuesday's train  for Vancouver for a short holiday.  Mr. Harry Mott of Penticton  was in town for a few days last  week a guest at the Hotel  Keremeos.   ���������  Mi', and Mrs. Gad bury of  Loomis, Wash., were guests at  the Hotel Keremeos a few days  last wreek.  Mr.  and  Mrs. D. J. Innis and"  family spent Christmas in Hed-  dley the guests  of Mr. and Mrs.  W. J. Forbes.  and Mrs, Quant, Misses Eva,  Lillian and Prances Gibson, Mrs.  Keeler, Mr. and Mrs. Innis,  Messrs. Stanton and Kerr.  The Christmas tree entertainment held in the town hall  Wednesday night, was .*i decided success, as usual. The  children certainly did well in  currying out their parts, some  of them only six years old, and  singing six verses through without -hesitating. Much credit is  given to those who trained them  The boys' ol" Miss Ramsay's  school planned a complete surprise for her on Wednesday  after the school .closed. They  had provided refreshments and  gave her a party. The children  all miss their teacher' very much  as she was always ready to  tako part in their games during  noon hour, which- made them  all thc moro attentivo when  school was called and willing to  learn any lesson given.  NICKEL PLATE  WALTER   CLAYTON  C.   E.   HASKI.VK  CLAYTON & HflSKINS  Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  MONEY TO   LOAN  PENTICTON,        -        B. C.  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DKNTLST.  OFFICE IN COVERT BLOCK.  Oroville, Wash  ������'������i'tt^U<t^t<������3������^c)g<������)a<vtis<t<������������<tt<ftMK*<(iity  <*  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  ��������� X  X  X  X  X  %  X  Grand Union  Hotel  MEDLEY,  British Columbia  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  f  X  fi ��������� *  A ... VVfNKl.F.kV   'Proprietor,  S*  HEDLEY ItfEAT  MARKE'  BBSS  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats always on  hand. Fresh Fish on  sale   every   Thursday.  R.J.EDMOND, Prop.  K$  GREAT  NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor.  Miss Kay Gibson wasconfinad  to her bed with la grippe for a  few days but is now able to be  around again.  Thos. Southern left on Tuesday morning for Ashnola where  he will do some packing for the  Tungsten mine.  Rev. Mr. Clelland of Penticton-will hold ' A nglican services  here Sunday, 31st inst., morning and evening.  The W. M. S. held thair  monthly meeting ab the parsonage, the home of Mrs. Stanton,  Thursday afternoon.  Mrs. G. B. Clarke left on Tuesday's train for Now Westminster with her son Bennie, where  he will attend college..  Miss Mildred. Kirby left on  Saturday's train, for the coast  where she will visit for a few  days with relatives and friends.  A few Kereineosites attended  the Sunday school entertainment held at Cawston on Friday and all say it was :i great-  success.  Mr. Wanless of Penticton,  agent for the Singer Sewing  Machiue Co., was in town a  few days last week on business  for his firm.  ���������Charles Jordan is loading-au-  othei car of ore this week from  the Dolphin mine. He expects  to make regular shipments  from now on.  Mr: Corbett, local manager of  the Canadian Bank of Commerce, has'rented Mrs. Brown's  house for the winter, and  moved in last week.  Miss Helen Taylor of Cawston  who has been attending school  at Vancouver, is spending the  holidays with her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. D. J. Taylor.  The customs house at Clio-  paka was moved to Similkameen on Saturday, where it  will bo fitted up and a new  customs office opened.  Mrs. Coates arrived from Seattle on Saturday's train to spend  the holidays with her husband,  who is manager of the Tungsten mine. Mrs. Coates may  spend the winter here.  Kereineos did a rushing  Christmas trade on Saturday.  The stores wei-o thronged with  customers and the streets were  full of all kinds of conveyances,  wagons, sleighs and autos.  Among those attending the  concert at Cawston on Friday  night from Keremeos were Mr.  Corrdspondence from City Above the  Clouds���������Social Circle.  The children's concert and  Christmas tree on Saturday  evening was the most .interesting event of the season at the  mine boarding' house, Santa  Claus having arrived a little  early with lots of good things  to make every child on tho bill  happy. Tlie evening's entertainment started at 8 o'clock,  commencing with the National  Anthem by school. The chikl-  headed by Miss Dill, teacher,  rendered the following:  Carol���������School.  Recitation���������Miss Mary Rankin.  Recitation���������Agnes Johnson.  Song���������Margaret R.uikin, Elsa John  son,  Lillian  Samp-osi,   Wesley   Messing-'!',    Willie    Pr-aice    and ' Peicv  Humbly.  RecilHtion���������Lucille Messing-?!-.  Recitation���������G-itheiinp Rankin.  * Swedish Carol���������E^fiier J������,hnMin. . .  Recitation - Lillian    Sampson    and  Hilda and lilsa Johnson.  Choi us���������Margaret aud Mary Rankin  Ri'citation���������Hilda Johnson.  Recitation���������Viole t Pea we.  Recitation���������Kathciino  Rankin and  Esther Johnson.  Recitation���������Cliffoid Rouse.  Chorus���������School.  Swedish    Song���������Mrs-,   and    Esther  Johnson.  This ended the children's part  of the program, much praise being given to Miss Dill, as every  child in the class did  his or her  part to perfection.    Just at this  moment the  boys  and girls became restless, as they  were informed of the approach of Santa  _Clausei  in   the   person   of   Mr.  Chas.    Rouse,    bringing   good  tidings  and  lots  of-joy  as he  started- handing out the presents to-each child,  not  one being,   overlooked,   and   wishing  one and  all  hearty good cheer  and a  Merry  Christinas he departed.    The program was then  proceeded with as follows?  Song and Chorus, Choir.  Song and Chorus, Mr. Kennedy and  N. P. Choir.  Cai'ol. Choir.  Piano Selection, Mins Avonia Jones.  Song, Messrs. Gad well, Kennedy and  J. Hancock.  Solo, Mr. Kennedy.  Song, Mr. Cud well:  Song, Miss Avonia Jones.  Chorus, N. P. Choir.   -  All the above artists received  numerous    encores    with   continued outbursts of applause.  The evening finished up with  a dance whicli- lasted until 1 a.  m. It was one of the most enjoyable affairs ever held up  here.  Thanks were tendered Mrs.  Wm.-Sanipsoni'or taking charge  of the funds and selecting the  numerovs presents suitable for  the young folks; and also to  Miss Avonia Jones who presided at the piano during the  evening. Mr. Wm. Sampson  was chairman and filled the  position acceptably to all.  Among the numerous guests  who enjoyed themselves were  Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Jones, Miss  Jones and Master Gomer of  Hedley.  The reason  a chappie wears  a single eyeglass is that he can  see   more with oho eye than he  can comprehend.���������The Republic  Journal.  }  TOWN AND DISTRI6T  }  Thos. Posleous left Tuesday  for a visit in Nelson district.  XV. J. Forbes  left  this morn  ing for thc coast to  consult an  eye specialist.   ,  Rob. and Thos. Corrigan left  Tuesday morning for a short  visit at the coast.  Mrs; D. J. Innis of Kereineos  is visiting in town the guest of  her sister, Mrs. W. J. Forbes.  Miss Dorothy Godfrey of  Vancouver is spending thc holidays in town the guest of Mrs.  C. P. Dalton.  Miss Messinger returned last  week from school at Spokane  and is spending the holidays  with her parents at the mine.  Major Megraw, inspector of  Indian agencies, Vernon, spent  Christmas iu town the guest of  his sister, ^Mrs.  S. E. Hamilton.  A letter received in town from  Dan McCurdy states that he is  one of a draft from the 172nd  being sent to reinforce the 51th  in France.  Wm. Martin, Mrs. Martin and  family left on Tuesday's train  for Detroit, Mich., where Mr.  Martin will work at the printing trade.  This week the Hedley Trading Company handed Mr. C. P.  Dalton a cheque for $25.00 as a  Christmas present to the Belgian Relief Fund. The company is one of the largest con  tributors to the different patriotic funds in the district.  A couple of local sports,went  to Keremeos Thursday last to  harvest the turkey crop at, a  shooting match. They didn't.  Just one turkey was the bag.  Their-failare-wasn't due-to good  marksmanship by by their op  ponents. but to worse shooting  than the Kereineosites.  J. II. Wagner gave a supper  to a number of his friends on  Saturday evening. Turkey a nd  goose were the principal oat*,  feature of the banquet. Then,  of cource, there were other fea  tures. Those thero say a very  pleasant evening was spent,  aud hope it may "soon happen"  /  as sonifi-,-6f tne LpmioKs pig-  gericSj/'^V wpni\urJ82 years of  age back in Orroy Gounty;C0nt.,  a Mrs. Walker, last.month,com-  pleted her MWdtcdth'p'air of  socks for"'"flio:*bo;vs-a't;'thc front.  That means $100 worth of footwear. And some houses doing  a hundred thousand dollars  worth of business annually will  give $2 or $3 everyyear if they  are "dunned three|or fonr times.  They should he taught thc  "goose-step."  Next week there  will  be no  issue  of The  Hedley   Gazette.  The publisher,   editor,   printer  and devil are all going to take  a rest, SAveep out,  cut  the winter's  wood,   locate  a coal   bin,'  clean  off the job  hook,   rearrange a few cases of type that  the    railroads    erupted   somewhat while catapulting our ac- '  cumulations  from New Denver  here, do some  come  collecting^  some praying, and some that is  not  praying; and,  finally, look  1917 straight in the eye and try-  to arrive at a conclusion as to  whether  it would  be wiser to  trust in providence or the Osoyoos mining  district for three  meals a day during  the coming  year.   The foregoing is about  all that can happen around this  printery next  week, except the  sheriff,   and   he'd   be   out   his  mileage, Some of the staff may  go joy riding, but the publisher  will not be responsible for debts  of  exhilaration   whether   they  be "contracted in booze foundrys  or at pray erf ests.    Joy,  happiness and prosperity to all iu 1917.  A recent issue of the Evening Telegram of St. John, Nfld.,  has a lengthy and most interesting account of a public official reception tendered to Surgeon-Major Cluny Macpherson  on his return from the front,  where he had *onn action aud  rendered mo������t valuable service,,  to his conn'trv*on  the  dju'erent'  arenas of the great struggle���������  France, Solonika and Egypt.  The function was under the  patronage and direction of the  premier and governor of the  ancient island colony, and the  recipient of the high honor is a  The meanest man on earth  breathes B. C. air, but is too  mean to to take a -mouthful at  one breath; it might wear out  his lung cells. It is said an employee enlisted. He owed the  man some wages and promised  to pay-the'wife of the man, but  afterwards, refused to pay on  plea that he was entitled to a  month's notice. This man was  born two thousand years too late.  "Judas could have sub-let the  the contract to Jiim aud made  money."  Saturday   last  Robert   Boyd,  aged   10,   only  son   of  Mr. and  Mrs.   Robert   Boyd   of Hedley,  was taken to Prince ton by auto  to be operated   on   for appendicitis.    On  arrival  at Princeton  it was decided that he could not  stand the journey to  the coast.  On Monday  afternoon   the two  physicians    at   Princeton   performed   the  operation,    but  it  was  then  too   late.     The   boy  died at .'*> o'clock   the  following  moruin.    Interment   will be in  Hedley     cemetery     tomorrow  about 2, when   tho body arrives  from  Princeton.    Mr. and  Mrs.  Boyd have tho-sympathy of the  community   in   their   bereavement.  are  firms  doing1 thou-  uepnow ol Hughic Campbell of  Princeton. Surgeon-Major Macpherson was on the Flanders  front when the Germans first  used tho gas and he bore the  'lion's share in solving the difficulty thus presented. Shortly  after the gas surprise was  sprung, a Hun was captured  with a respirator in his posses-  session. Medical men at once  set about the task of adapting  and improving on the Hun invention. That perfected by  Surgeon-Major Macpherson was  declared the 'best, and what is  known as the "MacPhorson Gas  Hehnet" is now in use iu the  entire British army.  contributing one  funds,  There  sands of dollars worth of business annually in this district  that are not  cent towards patriotic  and some others are giving a  few dollars annually. The men  in the mine and the mill are  each contributing more monthly  to the different patriotic, funds  than some of the business  houses do annually. Any woman of the sewing ciicle gives  ten times as  much  for  liberty  Officers Installed.  Wednosdap evening the following officers of Hcdlev lodge,  Xo. i:-!. A. F. & A. M.. were installed :  Geo. Sproule, W. "SI.  G. P. .Jones, S. W.  W. .1. Forbes, J. W.  E. D. Boeing, Treas.  S. E. Hamilton, Secretary.  Rev. A.H. Cameron, Chaplain  Frank Logson, D. of ('.'.  Arthur Clare, S. D.  .1. I). Brass, J. D.  F. 11. French, S. S.  G   Pridenux. J. S. _^  Neil Huston. Organist.  11. D. Barnes, l.G.  A. Beam, Tyler.  Colonel R. Thornton Lowery  of Thc Ledge is taking a bath  at San Diego, Cal.  Tne matron of the hospital  wishes to thank Mr. J. J. Armstrong of Keremeos for two  boxes of apples, and the Tlcdjey  Union Sunday school far a web  of window muslin:  The skating rink was opened  last week and is being well  patronized -by ska tors and  liockovists. -"--r-.--;-,,,.- ���������.,.;.   MMWppilliHIIIIIIB|ip  THE      GAZETTE.      HEDLEY,     B.  sometimes forget   that poor teeth  and  improper mastication prevent sufficient nourishment from ordinary food and  burdens the  digestive organs, but if every man or woman past  fifty would fully realize the bountiful, sustaining nourishment in Scott's Emulsion they would take it after every meal.  Scott's Emulsion contains Ihe renowned body-building fats of  pure cod liver oil, so medically predigested that it distributes energy,  ���������power and strength all thru the body and simplifies the stomach's work.  To people in declining years we say with unmistakable earnestness  ���������Scott's Emulsion will add years to your life and life to your years.  AVOID  ALCOHOLIC   SUBSTITUTES  13-83  Britain's New Dreadnoughts Land in London  Dearest in World  Marvellous Products of Naval Work-  mansh ip in British Dockyards  Tiie Providence Journal, in a dispatch from-London, says::  "British admiralty officials arc delighted with the marvellous work that  has been done in British dockyards in  the: building of new Dreadnoughts.  Wonderful results, which have not up  to this time been made public, have  been accomplished in this direction.  "Twelve new battleships of the  Super-dreadnought type arc now  practically ready for sea. Four of-  these, the four largest and most powerful weapons of offence that have  ever been placed on the waters-arc  850 feet long, with a speed of over ;  thirty    knots,    and are  armed    with*  One   Square  Mile in   Heart  of City (  Valued-at $750,000,000  An acre in London-is the dearest  in the world. Many a transaction  over ground in the heart of the city;  has set a figure of $16,250,000 per'  acre. One square mile of London is  valued at $750,'OOO,O0O.' The land beneath the Bank of England at low  estimate is worth $35,000,000, and  there are only three acres in that  tract,  too.  There arc places on Queen Victoria, Upper'Thames, St. Mary-at-  Hill and Cannon streets where one  square inch'is'worth $1.25. In Lombard street and King William street  prices have ranged from $200 and  $250, to $350 per square foot. ��������� Na  World's Largest Flag  At there-union of the Grand Army  held in Washington in 1915, what is  believed to be tiie largest flag in, the  world was carried in the parade by  the delegation from Canton, Ohio,  says a writer in St. Nicholas. It  measured 133 feet in length by 80 feet  in width. The stripes were over six  feet wide, while thc stars in the union  measured five feet across from point  to point. The weight of the Hag was  over half a ton, while 117 men were  required to carry it along the line of  march. Alorc than 20,000 hands set  the necessary stitches, wliilc sewed  into the stars arc the names of over  16,000 patriotic men and women of  Canton who contributed either money  or labor,: to the construction of this  emblem.  COMPANY  AN EXCLUSIVELY CANADIAN COMPANY  ^ESTABLISHED 1890  Excelsior Policies Are Money Makers  RHEUMATISM IN   -  THE BLOOD  twelve '18-inch guns.    No such  ar.mi-, tional Real Estate Journal  nient   as   this   has   ever   before   been ..       .      j  contemplated in the history of naval  architecture, and it is considered that  ships of this type are capable of winning any sea light in which they may  be engaged."  Remarkable Offer to Canary Owners  *No\v we want every Canary  In Canada to benefit liy tlie  regular fccdinirof IJrock's, rind  we want every person who  possesses a. c.'tfje bird (o know-  how to property care for their  feathered pets.  Therefore, we arc prepared to send to any  bird owner a free sample of-BROCK'S BIRD  ���������SEED, sufficient for one week���������a cake of  treat that is a splendid tonic-, and the famous  "Brock's Book on. Birds." This book contains nearly two hundred paces. It contains  everything bird  owners should  know.  Write today, enclosing 10c, and wc will  send you both samples of Brock's Bird Seed  and Bird Treat, together with the book oii-  birds.  Nicholson & Brock, 25 Francis St., Toronto.  To Men Who Live Inactive Lives.  ���������Exercise in the open air is the best-  tonic for the stomach and system  generally; but there arc those who  arc compelled to follow sedentary occupations and the inactivity tends to  restrict the' healthy action of thc digestive organs and sickness follows.  Parmelec's Vegetable Pills regulate  the stomach and liver and restore  healthy action. . It is wise to have a  packet of tlse^pills always on hand.  Should All Pass Examination  There is common sense in thc suggestion made by justice Ivi.ukil~i.uii m  Kis address to a Toronto grand jury,  that every individual driving a motor  tar should be required to pass an examination just thc same as chauffeurs  who drive cars for a living.   Many of,]iea]th  Didn't Like It  "Mamma, 1 want a dark breakfast."  "Dark breakfast! What do you  mean, child?"  "Why, last night you told Mary to  give me a light supper and 1 didn't  like it."  Health-Is Impossible  Owing to faulty action of the kidneys and liver, the blood becomes filled   with   disease   genus . that  imperil  the car accidents are caused by inexperience and incompetency on the  part  of drivers.���������Hamilton  Herald.  Minard's     Liniment  theria.  Cures     Diph-  The* first warnings are backache,  dizziness, headache and lack of energy. Act quickly if you would avoid  thc terrible ravages of chronic kidney  complaint. Get Dr. Hamilton's Pills  today; they cure kidney and liver  troubles for all time to come. No  medicine relieves so promptly, cures  so-thoroughly. For good blood, clear  complexion, healthy appetite, use  that grand health-bringing medicine,  Dr. Hamilton's,Pills. ; Get a 25c box  today.  Every Soldier to Carry Two Discs  In future each officer and soldier  in the British army will be supplied  with two identity discs, to be suspended from the neck.  Though no explanation of thc_ order for the innovation is given, it is  thought that thc idea is to use the  second disc for .the preservation of  the identity of a body, after the first  is removed for thc purpose of the  casualty list.  Thc second disc will be suspended  by six inches of cord from the upper,  the  former being red and   thc latter ' annual   wool   sale   held   at   the   farm  It Can Only Be Cured By Thoroughly Enriching the Blood Supply  ' Not  sq<-long ago  rheumatism  v/asTi  looked upon as a pain in the muscles  or joints brought on by exposure to  dampness or bad weather. .Now doc-.  tors know    that it    is  rooted in  the-  blood, and while exposure may start'  thc pairi, nothing but the removal of  the poisonous    acid from the    blood  will cure the trouble.    It is a  waste  of  both   time   and   money  to   try   to,  cure     rheumatism     with     liniments,!  poultices or anything that only goes  skin deep.    Rubbing lotions into  the .  skin may give temporary relief, but it  actually  helps   to   circulate  thc  pois- ���������  onous  acid 'more  freely  and  thus  in  tlie  end     increases   the  trouble,   and  perhaps   leaves   thc   sufferer- perman-)  ently crippled.      The    one cure,  thc  only cure, for rheumatism is to drive  the acid which causes thc trouble put  of the  blood.    To  do  this .no  other  remedy can equal'Dn Williams  Pink  Pills, which actually make new blood,  sweeps out the poisonous acid, loosens  the  stiffened,  aching joints,   and  bring good health and comfort. Here  is the proof.    Mr. Joseph  Crouse, of  Nincvah,   N.   S.,  says:   "For , several  ���������years--I   vvas   severely  afflicted   with  rheumatism.    The trouble seemed* to  locate in  all  the joints  in  my  body,  and my suffering at times was most  .intense,   and   the   disease   greatly  interfered with my activity.    I doctored  steadily for a long time," but the trouble  was  obstinate and  did  not  yield  in the least to the doctors' treatment.  One  day  a   friend  told  mc  of  some-  cures of rheumatism by the use of Dr. I  Williams Pink Pills and strongly ad-!  vised me to try them.    I did so, and j  to    my    great    surprise    eight boxes,  .completely cured mc of the trouble,!  and I was as  supple, active and  free j  from pain as ever I had been in my l  life.    Better still, I have never felt a  symptom of thc trouble since."  You  can  get   these  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., Brock-  ville,  Ont.  ITCHELL, I 10,  ERCHANTS  470 Grain Exchanga  WE GET RESULTS THAT SATISFY.  Write for market information.  EAPOLIS      WINNIPEG      DULUTH  L  James Richardson & Sons, Limited  ������ GRAIN MERCHANTS  Western Offices       ���������       -       Winnipeg, Calgary, Saskatoon  Specialists in the handling of fari-ners' shipments.. Write, wire  ������r 'phone  our   nearest   office  for quotations or information.  Bill your cars "NOTIFY JAMES - RICHARDSON & SONS,  LIMITED," to insure careful* checking of grades. Liberal advance*  on bills of lading. Quick adjustments guaranteed accompanied by  Government   Certificates   of  grade aud weight.  You frill profit by Scacliajr us Samples and Obtaining- oar Ad-rice a* to Best  Destination before Shipping Your Groin. particularly Barley, Oat* and Rye.  LICENSED AND BONDED  Established 13S7   8835  War News���������One More Highland Battalion  "...   ..   .,      STOP ,  Bud'consider-the duty you owe your country, your friends and yourself in this great  war of right asainst 'might. ,,i Are you doing your part?  ������������������ LOOK   ���������-/";."-;..  around you and sec how manj of.the men you know so well who are "doing their  bit." Would you not be happier with them? When the boys return, which would  five you the greatest pleasure���������to cheer or be cheered?  LISTEN  to the voice that calls you to fulfil your country's pledfre. Canada guaranteed to  furnish half a million men, but.130,000 have still to be found. Some of the boys  have  been  nearly   two   years   in   the  trenches :���������' is it not time lo relieve .mem?.. ���������������  The CAMERON HIGHLANDERS of Canada, who have already sent nearly  4.000 men to the war, are now raising one more Battalion, the 174th, under Ueut.-  Colonel H. F. Osier, who has returned from the front to, take Command, end  they need 830 more men to complete their establishment They have thc finest  quarters in Canada, a splendid oigauization, and an honored association with this  "Queen's Own" Cameron Highlanders, one of the finest regiments in the British  Army, whose Tartan and badges they are privileged to wear. What other unit can  offer such attractions? Come aud be one of the 30,000 men who will have worn,  the Cameron badges and colors during the Great War. i  Transportation will be forwarded to recruits from outsido points immediately  on   receipt   ot   medical   certificate   from' a local   Doctor.  For further information write to the Adjutant, Captain J. F. Dunnet, at -ivtinto  Street Barracks, Winnipeg, or to Lieut. J. A. S tevc-usou, 202 Main Street, Winnipeg.  Mjmu fl 11 >l t *fc rfc ai  Pa's Temptations  "Pa, with all his money, will never  let us take our rightful place in society."  "Why, he's most indulgent. He has  just bought the family a magnificent  First    Office   Boy:     Wotchcr doin' 'automobile."  lookin' at thc office wot fired von last '���������    "Yes; but unless we watch him all  week;    Tryin' to git took back?" the  time he can't  resist  the tempta-  ��������� Second Office Boy: Naw; I jes' tioh to take on a few paying passen-  dropped roun' to see if they wiiz still gcrs as he rides around."���������Louisville  in bizncss!" ..-."���������- Courier-Journal.  Co-operative Wood-Selling in U.S.  Thc co-operative method of selling  wool has been adopted by American,  as well as Canadian farmers. During  the present season a Sheep Breeders'  Association "was organized in Sussex  County, N.Y.   As a result of the first  green.  A Cs!  The    custom  Grape - Nuts    on  at   all   meals   is  Canadian homes.  of   placing-  the    table  "rowing-   in  Both children and grownups help themselves to this  delicious food as often as  they like. It contains the  entire nutriment of wheat  and barley, digests quickly,  and is wonderfully energizing*.  bureau office, 21,468 pounds of wool  were delivered. The price was on the  basis of merchantable, medium wool  at thirty-eight and sevcn-ciglitlis  cents per pound, with a third reduction for black, burry, seedy, cotted  and fine. Of the entire amount there  were only 459 pounds reductions. The  increase to the farmers was over $772  above thc local price offered.  For Kidney Disease Failed  Well-Known Commercial Traveller Says That Dr. Chase's  Kidae/.-iJver Fills Undoubtedly Cured Him  Mothers Value This Oil.���������Mothers  who  know how  suddenly  croup   may i  seize   their  children   and  how  neces-fthe old kidney trouble returned again  sary prompt action is in applying re-        '  News of his recovery from kidney  disease will be welcomed by thc many  friends of Mr. L. D. Griffin throughout the lower townships and the adjoining district of the United States.  _ Air. Griffin has travelled this section for 35 years and what he.says  will be accepted as proven by all who  know him best.  He tells in his letter how relief  was obtained by treatment in -Slicr-  brooke and  Montreal     hospitals,  but  lief, always keep at hand a supply- of  Dr. Thomas' Eclcctric Oil, because  experience has taught them that  there is no better preparation to be  had for thc treatment of this ailment.  And they are wise, for its various  uses render it a valuable medicine.  "Cleanliness, you know,  is next  to"  j godliness."  j     "Maybe;  but  one doesn't  feel very  .'godly when    one   is    cleaned out."���������  Boston Transcript.  Every  table  should  its daily ration of  have  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Colds,   &c.  tnd again until by the pcrsistcntusc  of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  cure was effected. As he says, these  pills "undoubtedly did thc work."  Mr. L. D. Griffin, Bulwer, Compton  County, Quebec, writes: "1 can add  one more    statement of    kidney dis-  'BtfS SlgsA bxJ2jk-������Jl2S������'|: mUS������-  Livcr i'llls. l-ior about twenty year's  i FasboU^.j^ iMr.Q ^jrjess with thc  kidneys',' then the' disease became  worse and I was sick in bed for one  year, took    doctor's medicine    to  no  avail, and on his advice went to Sher-  brookc Hospital, where I was benefited, but thc old trouble returned and  I tried a Montreal hospital. Got a  little better, but the help was only  temporary, and I was soon bad again.  "On the advice of a friend, I began to use. Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills, and I now thank that friend,  for today I am as free from kidney  disease as I ever was in my life. I  owe the cure to Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Tills, for they undoubtedly did  thc work. I am 68 years old and have  spent 35 years as a traveller calling  on the drug trade. Everywhere I am  told that Dr. Chase's medicines arc  the best sellers and give the best satisfaction of any medicines on thc market. Shall be glad to answer any  sli������>n^ jn_ rc^ax-cl toipy cure if pco-  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CUFFS  Something better than linen and big Jaundr?  bills.     Wash   it  with  soap   and  water      All  stores  or direct.     State style and  size.     Fot  25c  we will mail you  THE ARLINGTON COMPANY OF  CANADA. Limited  5S Fraser A-re-auo. Toronto. Ontario  Does Advertising Pay ?'  Bradstrccts have compiled statistics  that prove that 84 per cent, of the  failures arc among'the non-adver-'  tisers. The merchant who does not  believe in the use of printers'" ink has  never advertised right. The failure to  produce results is not - chargeable  against advertising, but against the  manner in which it is done. Advertising is the modern creative force,  positive and potent���������a force that has  produced two blades of grass where  but one has grown before. It is the  flowering of industrial evolution. It is  the conqueror of unfair competition���������  the promoter of right dealing ���������- thc  solution of the "mail order problem.  Its basic principle is frankness.���������Canadian Jeweller.  No child should be allowed to suffer an hour from worms when prompt  relief can be got in a simple, but  strong remedy ��������� Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator.  pic care to write mc  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one  ill a dose, 2~S cciiti a box, all dealers,  &    Company',  Pi  or  Edmanson,    Bates  Limited, Toronto.  "There's a Reason"  Canadian Postura Cereal Co.,  "Windsor, Ont.  W<1..  W.  N.  U.  1132  In an eastern city a pastor of a  colored Baptist church consulted a  plumber    and   stcamfittcr    about  the  i cost of putting in a baptistry.      The  | estimate was soon furnished and  thc  'figure was regarded as satisfactory.  1    "But," said the plumber, "this coy- i?c*MX*y^r/'    ---  j crs only thc tank and the water iup- Boston Transcript  ply. Of course, you will want some  sort of arrangement to heat the water." But the colored pastor had a  truly economic mind, and his own  ideas of religion also', for he promptly dissented. "You sec," said he to  the plumber, "I don't 'low to baptize nobody in   that   there  baptistry  what hain't    got religion   enough to  keep him warm."  Kept His Word  Condemned murderer (to lawyer):  You said you could get me off with a  life sentence, and here I am to be  electrocuted in a week.  Lawycg That's all right.    Yo." will  be    imprisoned  For life;    won't jTolrf  And   only   a   week,   instead   of  long,  Be  reasonable, man.������������������  tfraaufated Eyelids,  Eyes ijjflanied by expo  flute to Sun, Dust and Wind  quickly relieved by Maria*  Eye Remedy. No Smarting,  o       ^       .  .     iU8t  ������ye  Comfort.    At  Vour Drufff-ri-tt'* 50c pei Bottle. Murine Ey������  finlvem Tube������2Sc PorfleokefiheEyefreeaiifc  Wruggitu <m Meriae ftrc Stsatdy Co., Ckkttgv  A Bracer for Daughter  Anxious Mother: It was after nine  o'clock when Clara came down to  breakfast this morning and the poor  girl didn't look well a't all. Her system nce-J^ L^Dtf'f' lIP- What do you  think ot Tron?"**-  Father: Good idea.  Anxious Mother: What kind of iron  had she better take?  Father: She had better take a flat  iron.���������New York Sun.  An indolent dyspeptic was bewailing his misfortune and complimenting  a friend on thc latter's healthy appearance.  "What do you do to make yoursell  strong and hearty?" inquired the  dyspeptic.  "I live on fruit alone," was the re-  pV." '    ���������  "What kind of fruit?"  "Thc fruit  of industry;  and  I  aril  never troubled with indigestion."  illliif  "Do  you mean to say that your  daughter hasn't told you she was engaged to mc?"  "Yes. I told her not to bothejr_me  with those affairs unless she intended  to get married."  if  If  m  m  i  w  ft  Mil  -fl  ���������..I THE     GAZETTE.     HEDLEY,      B.     C*  TAIN'S DECISIVE CONTRIBUTION  TO SUCCESS OF THE ALLIED CAUSE  TENACITY OF A NATION WHICH WAS UNPREPARED  Former French Minister Describes the Part Played in the War  By Great Britain, and Strikingly Illustrates Her Decisive '  Contribution to thc Inevitable Conclusion    o���������-��������� :   Everything has- been said that  could be said- about the services rendered by the British government and  people to thc cause of liberty and  civilization which they arc defending against German Jiarbarisni. I  have had occasion, as far as I myself  plunge their leaders into stupefaction.  Tiles'* try to explain away this singular phenomenon by pleading the  gigantic amount of munitions of war  that is being used against them, thc  product of tlie war industry of thc  entire world. They arc being overwhelmed under    the    fire of the big  am concerned, to declare repeatedly'?1111?, the millions of shells and pro-  in a Hundred articles,, speeches and je-=MIes ?f .M kl"ds> ,that a.r,V 9C1"  leclures, what Humanity owes lo the, mating their ranks and annihilating  United Kingdom and the British do- ihciY strongest field-works; they are  minions  and  colonies  for  the results   \>"}}hh������S back and  surrendering and  achieved on land and sea for more kHinR ������ thousands under the ha 1  than two years against the most and they arc realizing that then final  ignoble enemy the- world has ever destiny will not be slow in its lul-  known.      Save    for    England's inter-  hltnent. *  venlion, the German enterprise would | This, then, is the most striking il-  havc succeeded; the small states [lustration of Britain's power; it is her  would have disappeared politically | decisive r-Miii-;b������'--"i *-*��������� <1--* ."-*v-<-i<-l--  from tiie map of Europe; some of' conclusion ot tne war. -Great jsruain  them would have disappeared even has succeeded in forming an army,  geographically;    France   and    Russia  drawn from the Mother "Country and  would have not been able to maintain  successfully an unequal struggle  against  a  military power   formidably  weaponed    and  equipped,     organized _. .. ,--  -  for this very war, aud shrinking from   of every arm and every kind of mil  in   -order  to  realize its ! nition���������a wealth of war material tha  the dominions and colonics; she has  equipped and trained it, given it a  modern organization, provided it with  artillery, and given it a lavish supply  t  is   a   guarantee   of  its   triumph.    All  this   she   has   done  in  less   than   two  years.    How  much   lime  we   wasted,  England and, alas! France, too, after  the  thunderbolt    of 1914,    before  we  knew   what   ought   to   be   done,   and,  when we did at length know, before  wc made up our minds to do it'!   Ah,  if Germany had but realized,  as  Mr.  Llovd George said last August in the  ���������    ���������    ' ly  r-  uh  .     ,   .     ,.,      ,  .        . ���������    , .    aware of the true'slate of affairs.  going back to  the dale when, in his       Anfl tod      thc cvi, ]ws becn cllrtt]  thi-atrica]     extravagance      the  kaiser   Q Britain's arsenals and factories,  jested  aboi,    "Genera ,1'rcnch s  con-    , f   p d     f Am  temptiblc-  lilllc  army,    wc   may  take1  our "minds back a  few  months,    and  no atrocily  designs of death and destruction. All  this is contested by nobody, and in  a general sense one may say that thc  evidence 'leaps to the eye."  From a more special point of view  the present fighting on the Somme is  an incomparable manifestation of the'  force of will, strength, and tenacity  of a nation which-was in no way pre  Bounty To Be Psii  In France on Wheat  and     those     of the    countries     with  . .        , .      _     ,. , which the British fleet has kept open  ask .ourselves how    he  English army communications,    are furnishing  +       -        ,     .. lhc fon-nation    of, hh   evcryth;ng   that   is   rcquired  troops and officers,  recruited first by, f      vict0 Henceforth "   we     can  of  they  has grown  officers, recruited first by j j . victory  the voluntary^ system and afterwards!^ the ^rscnals and factorics  ,1^* conscription, and to what extent G * A f *Hr anni  it has been able to hold its own as- w ���������>, f anothcfr'They are  a.nst.thc best-trained army in Fur-. q , . ������0 determination .and  ope. Ihe German generals and the! ,������ . No non-success can de-  newspapers   through   which   the  W.I-,               ,   ir       ;i h .        ;���������         -   j  hrtlnii-tcx-en     1'ntite      if e      cY"iifP      iti-'l      nor���������   j  * 1111 t��������� ��������� *  lis unshakable.    Enthusiasm is theirs;  , .   ���������-.-      ,       .     t i   '     ,    r  ���������,   , . i is   uiisuauauic.     j^iiLiiusiabJu   it>   lucus,  red  against   Eng and   didIn      fail  to ���������  , ,     j    thcmsclvcs eagcrly   upon'  Dinkc mockery of    Kitchener sa.ny   - th/cnen whocan    neithcr    hold  and to treat it. if not as a negligible!   _������������������ , . ������������������>'   ������������������mri���������(���������  ,.,,���������  ������������������munr nf  quantity . (no,   they  did   not   go   quite'  that   far),   at   least   as   an   adversary!  that   would   be   much   easier   to   deal  with than.thc otliers.    They pretended to be ve'rv little concerned about  it., -   - ���������    :  . . ,  Read today the communiques in  which thc kaiser's general headquarters is forced to admit the English  victories. Thc tone has changed,  like that of Herr von Bethmann-Holl-  veg; it has become many stops :  lower. Not merely is the British  army no longer negligible, or pretty  nearly negligible; it has become an  object of fear; not merely has its  improvised character not  rendered it  ground nor compute the number of  their dead and the prisoners left in  our hands! Surely, it all speaks for  itself; yet it is but the commencement.  Such is Great Britain's share in the  great war. If you in London gladly  proclaim the military virtues of  France and the new glory she has  won, no less do we in Paris hail, the  example of thc "allied and friendly nation, which, by a phenomenon unique  in the 'world's history, has succeeded  in raising herself in a few short  months to a height of organization,  strength and energy from which she  now dominates that power whose na-  incapable of measuring itself against; tional trade was war and which had  the best instructed ' and best-corn- j given centuricsto making herself ccr-  manclcd troops in the World, it is in-| tain of her invincibility.���������M. Pichoh,  ���������flictiiiT   reverses   upon    them    which ��������� in the Daily Chronicle.  Government to Control Retail Prices  of Butter and Cheese  The French senate passed a resolution authorizing the French minister of the interior to fix the limits of  retail selling prices of butter and  cheese.* These products are now  bringing from SO per cent, to 150 per  cent, more than they did before the  war. ..  . -       .-'' ���������   ���������  The Chamber of Deputies adopted  a bill presented by the government  authorizing a bounty on wheat harvested in France next year. The bill  provides for a bounty equivalent to  16c a bushel on-such wheat, and an  amendment was adopted providing  for an allowance of 20 francs each  additional hectare (about 2 1-2 acres)  devoted to wheat growing.  Thc , minister of commerce, Eeli-  ennc Clemcntel; said that thc government- now had in service 76 grain carrying ships for purchases made directly from foreign governments.  Canadian War Films  To Hep War Funds  Thousands   of    Contracts   Made for  the Leasing of Films Already  on Hand  "Canadian war films," thc Montreal  Gazette's correspondent in London  says, "promise to enrich war funds  both in Canada and England. The  battle of the Somme pictures cleared  only $100,000,,it is understood, but it  is confidently predicted more will be  realized from thc Canadian pictures,  which will be exhibticd soon on both  sides of the Atlantic. Application  has also been received from Australia  and South Africa forthe views, which  have some special features.  "Sir Max Aitken has been given  charge by the war office of all -films  taken on the British front. These  will remain the property of the government.  "Col.' Maurice Alexander (Montreal), of the Canadian staff in England, is doing the legal work, and has  thousands of contracts for lease of  thc Canadian films in hand. The profits o*f the Canadian films exhibited  will be divided between the Prince of  Wales' and the Canadian Patriotic'  funds on a pro rata, basis."  Assist Trade With Our Allies  PROBLEM OF DISABLED SOLDIER  RECEIVING MUCH ATTENT  BRITAIN ADVISED TO FOLLOW CANADA'S EXAMPLE  The Aim, of. the Miiitary Hospitals Commission Is To Do Its Best  For the Physical and Economic Weli-Being of the Disabled  Soldiers, Helping Them in the Most Practical Way  ..���������'. ' _���������-���������- ', . o������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-���������  The London Daily Chronicle, thc  leading Liberal journal of the Imperial Capital, gives the most prominent  place in its issue of Oct. 4 to the/following spontaneous and. remarkable  appreciation of Canada's method . of  restoring disabled soldiers to active  and self-supporting citizenship. In  this article , the well-known writer,  Mr. J. Saxon Mills, goes so far as to  suggest that the Mother Country in  dealing with this problem might follow the example of the Dominion. He  says: ���������      -:'    '  One of the most difficult .questions  England has to face at present is how  rto deal -with: the broken men who are  now streaming in from the'battle-  fronts. The.adequate answer to that  question has not yet been found. It  is  not    even   certain    that  the  main  of    idleness obviated    by employment.  These are golden words which  those who arc responsible for' / our  wounded veterans will do well'to remember. ' ���������' -���������_���������"    :.'.  It would' be interesting to follow  the history of a few typical, cases of  Canadian soldiers wounded in the  battle lines. Of course, the injured  man-may be cured and return to the  front;: but his case riiay be hopeless,  so far as military fitness is concerned, and he may have to be sent back  to Canada. -When he arrives there he  is-taken in hand at the port of arrival  by die Military Hospitals Commission. If lie belongs to Class I., that  is, if he is unfit for overseas service,  but able to take up his; former occupation, he receives -15 days' pay and  .    .-.    ,    ,. ,      ,      , ,. ]        ,       ���������     i I transportation  to his  home, together  principles* which   should  be .observed,- wkh frce mea]s *cn *route>   'if he be-  Direct Line From Canada to France  Will Be Inaugurated  The establishment of a direct  steamship service between St.' Na-  zaire, France, and Halifax during the  winter months, was announced at  Halifax by Frank Martin, of the 'Marine Navigation Company, of London.  There   will  be  monihly   sailings   and   lines  in solving the problem arc yet fully  grasped;.--For example, we are in danger of thinking that our responsibility forVthe wounded soldier'.is fulfilled when he is no longer fit for military service, and when he is pensioned and discharged from the army.  When thus discharged he loses the  benefit of the special treatment provided while he remains in uniform,  and he is at once thrown-upon the  lists of the already over-worked panel  doctors. This will not do at all. The  nation has a- larger and longer responsibility to its disabled veterans  than that. -Itmay be useful to notice  how Canada deals with the problem.  We may learn much from the admirable system which has been establish:-  cd by the Dominion Government.  ..=. By an order-in-council, dated June  30, 1915,    the Canadian    Government  longs tS Class II. or III.,, that is,  if he has to receive further treatment  as a convalescent, or has a permanent disability of any kind, he is passed on to the appropriate institutions.  If he is an ordinary convalescent he  will be sent to the hospital nearest  his home; but if he requires special,  such as orthopaedic treatment, he will  go where that is supplied.  ���������' What I wish to especially emphasize is that at all these hospitals,  schools are held where training of an  elementary and non-vocational character is given in English, French,  mechanical drawing, arithmetic,  wood-carving, etc. These classes are  open to all inmates, whether they are  able to return to their former occupations or not. But, from these  homes  and   hospitals,   the  men 'who  , . ���������..  _,   , arc not so .able can be sent on, after  formed, at the instance pf Sir Robert,.tliey   have been pensioned    and dis-  Bordcn, - a  Military    Hospitals    ana   charged  Convalescent Homes ' Commission,  "to deal with the provision of hospital accommodation and military convalescent homes in Canada for officers, non-commissioned officers and  men of the Canadian Expcditionary  Force who return invalided from tlie  front." Thc very able_ president' of  that Commission is Sir James A.  Lougheed, and it has an efficient and  enterprising secretary in Mr. E. H.  Scammell. The Commission .has  learnt much by experience, and is today undoubtedly working on right  Aty first,  tlie general  idea was  thc vessels engaged, it was said, will-  be of considerable tonnage. * v  Most of Canada's imports from  France heretofore have been via New  York, and it was stated that-the new  line would reduce freight .rates and  require less time for delivery. Mr.  Martin said the service would be inaugurated with the arrival at Halifax  of the steamer Nigaristan on Nevctn-  ber 5th.  German Socialists  The  No  !i  V  Dull  and  Depressed.  When off colour suspect your liver. But  ���������and it is a very big but���������don't weaken  your system by taking strong purgatives  or blood-chilling salts. Follow the nature-  way. Strengthen your liver and bowels by  means of Dr. CasseH's Instant Relief, and  bright -health will follow natural action of  the reinvigorated organs.  Take Dr. Oassell's Instant Relief for  constipation, bili-ttusness, torpid liver, sick  hendnclie, dizziness, specks before the eyes,  flatulence and windy spasms, acidity, heart-  hum, impure blood, and that, dull, heavy  feeling which is a sure indication of liver  troubles.  Ask for I>r. CasseH's Instant Relief.  Price 53 Cents, from all Druggists and  Storekeepers.  or direct from the Sole Apcnto for Canada.,  Harold P. Ritchie and Co.. 10. McC.atil-slreet.  Toronto.    W*ar Tar.  2  ccnl-  extra.  Or. Cassoll's Instant Roliol-is      ��������� companion  preparation to Or. CasseH's Tablets.  Sole Proprietors:  Dr. CasseH's Co.,  Manchester. England.  Ltd.,  ssen s  . ...Mi'i'^jfisy'nn-^O^^i^  :**-r^H;i^N^*ft'"^#^'^;  0;>''':::i'-.: i^A-'*x*^T:iV'fes:v:;-V:v.  People   of    Germany   Do  Thinking for Themselves  Let no one be deceived. The Socialist political party of Germany, the  four millions ofthe Social .Democracy  and their leaders, count for absolutely nothing iu the conflict now raging.  The kaiser, the general staff, and the  leaders of thc Junker party in the  Bundcsrat arc more interested in  what some unknown senator or representative says about Germany in  the congress of the United States  than in what the Socialists say in the  Reichstag. There has been much  nonsense printed about this matter in  America.  Let me repeat���������knowing the German Socialist movement perhaps as  well as anybody in America���������let tlie  working people and their leadership  in thc "Allied countries be warned  against fraud. Militarism, war and  schreckliehkeit might have been and  were expected of the kaiser and the  funkcrs. Scheidemann, Sudekum,  David, and their 4,000,000 of mentally  delinquent followers held out other  hopes. These Socialist leaders of  Germany have been most contemptible traitors to their following, to  the past of their party, and to every  decent, principle of human civilization.  Tt cannot be repeated too many  limes���������the people of Germany do no  political thinking. They arc possessed  of absolutely no individual conscience in public matters of any sort.  And as regards every aspect of foreign relations, the German Socialist  party is exactly the same as thc  other parties of Germany, except  that   its   leaders   arc   more   dishonest  that convalescent homes, where discharged soldiers would spend a short  time for rest and"refreshment, would  be the chief requirement, and scores  of houses and hundreds of workers  were placed at the disposal of the  Commission. "But this idea was soon  dispelled when it was found that the  treatment of thc disabled soldiers was  a more serious and lengthy business.  Months or-even- weeks spent in the  atmosphere of such a home would  tend to injure rather than strengthen  the physical and moral fibre. Let us  hear what Mr. J. S. McLennan, a  member of. the Commission,-has to  say on this subject in his introduction to the Commission's special bulletin:���������  The supply of comforts which in  ��������� many cases were luxurious, the relaxation of discipline, the treating  of men as one treats a civilian patient in the interval between ilhiess  and the resuming of ordinary occupation, which might do no harm if  the experience was to be counted  in days, are most seriously detrimental to the best interests of thc  men when extended over thc prolonged periods which have been  found unavoidable. The first conception of the homes was that they  were places of relaxation; the right  one which experience has taught  us to realize is that they arc places  of rehabilitation.     In  other words,  to technical institutions, ag-.  ricultural colleges, schools of telegraphy, etc., where they can be taught  new occupations which their disablement does not prevent them from following. And that is not all, for employment is practically assured lo  them by the Provincial Commissions  (under the Federal. Military Hospitals Commission) which have charged  themselves with the duty of finding  work and wages for thc returning  veterans.  I should add that the men in the  homes and hospitals are fully maintained and that their pay continues.  Thc whole system, which I have  sketched in the barest outline, is  quite admirable, and fully realizes the  object of the Military Hospitals Commission which Mr. McLennan defines  ���������in  these words:  The aim of the Commission is to  do its best for the physical and  economic well-being of the man,  rind to bring to bear on him such  influences that he may perform for  his country a service not less important than those of thc firing line,  namely that, instead of being, an  idle ward of the State, he becomes  a shining example to the young, of  self-dependence, of courage, and  perseverance in overcoming disabilities.  Tt would be an" excellent thing if  we had a system similar to this, and  based upon the same.sound principles,  established in these islands.  What Longueval Looks Like  Longucval is one of thc most ut*  terly desolated of villages. At one  point at its northern end two spikes  of stone, perhaps the height of a man,  stand up white in thc sunlight. The  village was once all embowered in  trees, for Delville Wood ran over a  great part of it. Now there are only  a few stumps protruding here and  there from the whitish grey area "of  battered masonry flat on the ground  which marks where the village stood.  That and  the two splinters of white  we arc changing as rapidly as may  be our convalescent homes into hospitals wircrc, in thc interests of the stone arc all that remains,  men, their time will be fully oech-  pied their physical restoration  made as perfect as possible, and  from the beginning, the bad effects  "How's   business,   old  man?  making anyth-'ng lately?"  "Yes; an assignment."  Been  Doctor Tells How to Strengthen  Eyesight 50 per cent In One  Week's Time in Many Instances  A    Free   Prescription   You   Can   Have   Filled   following tlie  simple  rules.     Here  is  the  pre-  t,���������,i   tt������.���������   ,.   T-rn.������������ ! scription:   Go   to   any   active   clrud  store   and  Trw���������*T      . i >        ���������.     I Ket  a  bottle  of  Bon-Opto  tablets.     Drop  one  LONDON.���������Do   you   wear   j-lasses?       Are; J!on.0pto   tabIct   in   a   fourlh   cf   a   glass   of  you a victim  of eye strain  or other eye wealc-   wa(er and a]|ow to dissolve.    With this liquid  nesses?      If   so,   you   will   be   glad   to   know ��������� bathe tjle eycs  two t0 four times daily.     You  that according to Dr. Lewis there is real hope > s**lo1,id   notice  your  eyes  clear  up  perccptibly  for  you.     Many   whose  eyes  were   failing  ������ay  and   disloyal   to   principle.        It   is,   ofj they have had  their eyes  restored through the  rottrsc,   with   profound     regret   that, '  both of my parents having been'Germans. 1 have been brought to these  conclusions by the facts. ��������� Frank  Bohn, in the New York Times.  "Why is it that truth will rise again  when crushed to earth?"  "Because of its clasticily, of  course. Don't you know how veasy  it is to stretch the truth?"  W.  N.  U.  1132  principle of this wonderful frce prescription.  One man says, after tryinjf it: "I was almost  blind; could not sec to read at all. Now I  can read everything without any glasses and  my eyes do not water any more. At night  they would pain dreadfully; now they feci  fine all thc time. It was like a miracle o  me." A lady who used it says: "Thc atmosphere seemed hazy with or without glasses,  hut after using this prescription for fifteen  days everything seems clear. I can even read  fine print without glasses." It is believed  that thousands who wear (glasses can now discard them in a reasonable time and multitudes  more will be able to strengthen their eyes  so as to he spared the trouble and expense of  ever getting glasses. Eye troubles of many  descriptions may be wonderfully benefited by-  right from the start and inflammation will  quickly disappear. If your eyes are bothering vou, even a little, take steps to save  them now before it is too late. Many hopelessly blind might have been saved if they had  cared  for their eyes.in time.  Note: Another prominent Physician to  whom thc above article was submitted, said:  "Bon-Opto is a very remarkable remedy. Its  constituent ingredients are well known to eminent eye specialists and widely prescribed by  them. Tho manufacturers guarantee it to  strengthen eyesight 50 per cent, in one week s  lime in many instances or refund the money.  It can be obtained from any good druggist  and is one of the very few preparations I  feel should be kept on hand for regular use  in almost every family." The ValmaslJr-u.g  Co., Store 6, Toronto, will fill yottr eiwrs if  your druggist cannot. B r/StVO*r.���������.tt-r~--*F'^  -ffSiSsj^  :*������������������������������������ r ���������;������������������' ��������� -..;,.,.���������   ���������:���������������������������������������������;   -*;*.:-������������������ ,;_���������_���������.���������-_ -r~^^^~^,g?  THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.      C.  Of-the-'-Far North.  Movie   Man   Returns   From  Tour  in  Arctic Full of Information  George If. Wilkins, of London, a  member of the just completed Canadian .-.rovci-miicnt arctic expedition  that spent three years under Stcfan-  sson and Anderson, the. explorers,  studying thc blonde Eskimo of Victoria Land, Liston and Sutton  Islands, and Herschel Island, in latitude 72, about 900 miles from the  North Pole, arrived in Chicago recently loaded with films and trophies  of all sorts from thc terra incognita  of Coronation gulf and vicinitv.  The Cameron Highlanders  Of Canada  Their   History and   Service   in   the  World War '  The Cameron Highlanders of Winnipeg are directly descended from the  ������������������nil.-/*!'**     t-i,.-...-'   r ------     "���������   ���������'  Close Together  Settlement Plans  There Are   Arguments Both    Ways,  and Safeguards Are Needed  The discussion of the idea of close  _  -    ,      ���������    -- =-���������-; ;%y"*������������������"- I together settlement recommended by  Queens    Own     Cameron    Highlan-j Commissioncr   w.  j*.   Black,     Baron  der  of  the  Imperial    Army,  who  in  s,7auffhnessy and others is being con-  turn arc descended from the Camcr- tinued with, good* effect. It is of the  J on Clan, an ancient sect long settled h,.-���������i,������-t':   - ...  iu the Highlands of Scotland.    At  _     1 ... ���������  an  M  r. Wilkins, who represented thc  Mutual and 'Gaumont. Film Corporations, secured important photographic, records which will be exhibited  publicly, but which ultimately will become the property of the Canadian  authorities.  "The blonde Eskimos, as they are  called," said Mr. Wilkins, "are very  interesting people. There is no regular marriage ceremony, and polygamy  prevails in a good many tribes, but  tlie trial marriage is everywhere recognized as legitimate.  , "The girls are by no means without    fascination.     They    are    a    bit  early  period   in   Scottish'history  the  Camerons were a family of considerable importance;     they were    famed  for  their  valor  and  fidelity   to   their  chie^ and supported the Stuart cause  until its final defeat.   In 1793 ..Colonel  Allan Cameron of Erracht, who    had |  fought in  thc wars  of the American  revolution,   raised   the  79th   regiment  'of Cameron  Highlanders.      His  officers and men were for'the most part  drawn from  the Lochaber district of  Invcrnessshire,  many of  them   being-  Camerons.      From the    day of their  mobilization     the   Cameron  Highlanders have ranked as one of the foremost regiments in, the British Army.  They  have  borne  a  glorious  part in  most campaigns of the British Army,  and in every campaign that they served in  have  been  in  the forefront  of  the battle.      They  bear    upon  their  colors the' following honors:���������      -'{ .-  Egmont-op-Zee, Aboukir, Mandora,  [highest   importance   that th'  feasibility   > of  the  wisdom  --        proposition  should   be demonstrated    before  cm-  barking  on any wholesale operation.  The  motive as     intended  in     these  columns may not be fully understood.  It  has  nothing   to   do  with  assisting  speculators,    to   dispose     of  useless  lands.    The    points    concerned    are  these:  Closer settlement reduces the  demand    for extensive    railway construction, with which the country,   is  already overburdened to an enormous  extent.    It-makes    for better roads  inasmuch  I English Farm Labor  And the War  320,000 Have Left the Land for the  Colors  The Journal of   Agriculture (Eng.)  in a discussion on the  English   agricultural labor problem says it is estimated  that 320,000 men     have     left i  the land in thc United Kingdom sin  ..I.,. i -���������_���������-��������� '   ��������� *-*    -  Misapprehensions  Regarding- Church Union  Union Not a Change in the Organization of the Local Church  There is an unfortunate and somewhat widespread misapprehension regarding the effect on local congregations  ��������� of the proposed    Union be-  ..._ ���������~ ... un* uuucu is.ingaom since i tweeii Congrcgationalists,  Methodists  the beginning of the war, and to this!and   PrccK,,f������������   figure will have to be added thenum-  bcr leaving between now and the end  of the war; the number who will not  go  back to  the land  is  estimated  at  twenty-five per cent,    of    the enlistments,  or at least 80,000.  From examination of the means to  be adopted to meet this  market towns. It provides returned  soldiers, unfamiliar with farming, with  neighbors who can pilot them over  the first difficult year or two. It  places  the soldier and other settlers  and  Presbyterians.  The following paragraphs, taken in  large part from the Basis of Union,  should remove all   doubts: \   '.'���������"���������  The Section on Polity in the Basis  of  Union   begins   with-the  statement  that   in  the  view  of the Joint   Com- f���������  serious short-   mittee   on   Union,   "it  is   possible   to  age, the committee which has inquir-  provide for substantial-.local.'-freedom *  ed into the matter are forced to the  and at the same time secure the bene- .if  conclusion that unless  the  agricultu- fits  of a  strong connexional  tie  and  ral production and population are to  co-operative   efficiency."     "Co-op'era-  1--   r" '' reduced,    a  considerable  tive efficiency and local freedom" was -   --<-������������������ the''watchword of the Joint Commit- "!  tee on Union in outlining the organization  of ������������������ the' United  Church.  First:   For   charges   formed   subsc- 31  qucnt to Union ther-e-will be  markets and stores.   This list <->f i-mc  chunky,  perhaps,  for our ideal      but  Alexandria,     Busaco,   Corunna,   Sala-  ?  s.,ls Probably not exhaustive, and a  one  gets  accustomed  to   their  physi-  manca, Feuntes d'������nor, Niville, Nive,   IurU*!e*Lon? has  been  offered  by thc  cal   type  before  long,  and   learns   to  be further      , ..o.^. ,  ���������- ..���������..u^uuni  as     government     grants) number of ex-service men  who were  the'watchword of the Joint Co  need not be shot out so far into the \nolucmPloK**. in.'-farm-; work  on   the1*"" " TT"-  wilderness,    but    be bunched   nearer  outbreak of the war will, have to be  - brought into English agriculture.  Referring to  the possibility of the  ex-service man settling in the Domin  ions, or in foreign countries, the com  mittee   -*'-' '  (if the benefit were extended beyond ^.  soldiers)   reasonably    near  elevators,      t, ��������� ...   , .     "i-*,";        ���������  in.irir<-t/ornri ,...,.���������-1---:- <��������� .    ���������- 'a more settled country, but to    lm  1. "The Session,"  consisting of the -1  I  never  Pyrenees,    Toulouse,    Quatre    Bras,  Waterloo,  Alma,  Balaclava,   Sebasto-  :r or more  loyal  friends  in|?������'    Luck"pw,    Tel-el-Kebir,  Giniss,  of thc world. '      ������tbara- ,   Khartoum,     Johannesburg,  " 'Diamond    Hill,    Wittebergen;    their  deeds in the present war have been  in. keeping with their long and splendid record. It therefore may truly  be claimed that the Camerons are the  bearers   of  as   glorious   traditions   as  appreciate  their kindliness,  met kinder  any part  "Wc lived in snow houses in thc  winter, and in skin huts during thc  summer. Some of the customs are  rather sultry for our side. For in  stance, the first night I had dinnei  with   old   Mrs.   Quako,   as   we  called  ii "Iv"":^'.;!1"  'um'"1"  at-;he present "time,  prove the conditions that have hither-      ->   -������.tm. -  /-*��������� -  t_ ���������__������������������ ���������<   <  any Presbyterian   Church $  our hostess,  on-Minto inlet,  she dug-  any regiment of the British Army,  into the big pot that contained a mixture of fish and game in a stew, and  In 1910 the long delayed project of  raising a Highland regiment in Win-  hooked out a chunk of meat. In order  'l,lpe^ ,was carried    into effect,    and  to'make it acceptable, she first licked  "trough the-courtesy of the,. Queens  the   fat  on   the  outside,   and   sort   of  ^wn. Cameron Highlanders of Scpt-  shredded it with her teeth.   Then she  \*n? the new.regimentAvas allowed to  handed it to me.    All this was done  with the best intention, and old man  Quako    asked    me  afterwards    if   I  didn't   think     his   wife  was   a   swell  scout.   I believe he was jealous.  "There is one idea that ought to be  exploded. Wc read in books of exploration that the Eskimos go to bed  all standing���������that is with their clothes  on. Well, the fact is they invariably  sleep absolutely naked, men and women.     The  snow  houses  are   so   hot, ,,      ���������       .-    .   . -.-, --  inside when they get those oil lamps | &e__a_b_le V?.1??0 their stand by the  great Trades and Labor Congress at  Toronto.    It is  that such closer set-1  tlemcnt will mean that the amenities,'  of life, the social and neighborly advantages will be within reach.  Anyone familiar with the country  districts is struck by a number of objectionable features. One is the uncultivated condition .of. quantities of  acreage within a few miles of market  towns. The other is the sight of exiled settlers thirty and forty miles  from civilization, and many miles  even from neighbors. Homesteaders  who prove up, but are disgusted with  to prevailed.  As a means of improving conditions  it is suggested that small allotments  of land be made hear towns so that  artisans engaged in industrial employment in those towns may provide  at least a portion of their food, supply in their, spare time. It is further  suggested, with  a view to  giving an  2.    The  Committee    of  Stewards," Jl  corresponding exactly to the    Board ������'l  of Managers in Presbyterian congregations.  t.3. "The Official Board," corrcspon- j|  ding to the Quarterly Board'in Meth- if  odl?<t, congregations, and consisting "'|  ot the- Session and Committee of |1  Mewards, with representatives in full���������"  the loneliness,-and with the iinpossi-  ������������������..������������ awwwca to -J}.*? ������J farm'"g", Profitably, leave the  Cameron High- mct' and Perhaps the country, as  Hie chief credit S?0IV as Patent is granted.   The pro-  aa' i     .-"'.i      T   ������������������-" ���������*'������������������" ',Brv-'"B- **"   Church membership' bf^rch* other de'- I  added stimulus -to    general farming, partraents: of Church work as may be \  that duties be placed.on agricultural  \       d   on  b     the   GeRe   ,   Cou*cil  produce imported, which will be sut-   ,?,    <    .        J  style itself the 79th  landers of Canada. Th  for its organization was due to the  late Lieut-Colonel R. M. Thomson,  whose fine military career has just  been brought to an untimely end by  a valiant death on the Somme battle-  field.    Thanks to his  energy, and the uc  no  co-operation,    of Ins     associates..  ������ and.'then. by    th  organized    a  splendid    militia !���������,������������������,.:_   _.--<��������� ���������  soon  vincial  them 'as    speculators,"  and proceeds  longer offer a" free" markerTor  to tax them out of existence.     Thus  pr0fjuce  as pointed out, two wrongs are done. ��������� .  First,  by  the Dominion  government  in inviting them to locate where there  will be no  railways for many years  and   iii������"  i���������   --'-e  provincial govern  (the body corresponding to the Pres- 'f  byterian    General; Assembly,    or the  Methodist General Conference).  The duties of the  "Official Board" ft  are: .  "(1)  To    secure    contributions  for  \  i-~~4.aA  <-���������  twi.' ^7.Z.7~  '"'ft.'"i,\^ ^    missionary and other general objects   ?.  tracted  to  this, country.    It also ap-     f    .      n.~      , ������ J  pears  probable,   in  addition   to   this,  ot the  "-lulrcn-  ficient. to give rhe protection   that is  necessary to the farmer.  .It is evidently the intention of  those behind what ^is proposed to  keep at home the prospective farm  laborers  it was hoped  might  be at  .  vu-'-'-iii. is  giiiniea,     i.ne pro-   J--    *-������������"������������������.,   m   auuiuun    to   tnii  government    then stigmatizes acTatl farmers may find, after th  s  "speculators,"  and proceeds   ?var' that the United Kingdom will m  e  no  their  Sheep Farming  -.--.- ,  -..-'-."���������"*    "���������"���������*"(rnent  in  penalizing  them  for  having  regiment, and when    war broke out < ted tfae Dominion government's  the Cameron Highlanders of Canada ,:������������������:t_i;-_  Cameron Highlanders of Scotland.  Towards the first Canadian contingent, each militia regiment was ordered to provide detachments, and the  79th's    quota was fixed   at a double  going that nobody could    wear    any  clothing.  "When our first winter overtook us  on Minto Inlet we   went   into   winter  quarters  with   some  of   the   Eskimos  to show us the ropes.   The autumn is  their time for weddings, and most of  the    girls get married    between  the  ages of 15 and 16.    They pick a man  they want and ask him to marry them  or  the  man   may  do   the  asking.     I - ---.--���������  talked    to  some  of the    pundits  of *������?���������<-���������.,.to    form    the 16th**.   (Canadian  Coronation  about  that,  and   the  old  Scottish)    Battalion   which    went to  man told me it was better to let a u.ie. fro.nt with the first Canadian dt-  woman pick her own man because it Vlsi0n ln February, 1915, and is now  saved a lot of trouble afterwards. a veteran unit witti well won honors  "If there is trouble the girl goes f0 l\5 c^d,lt- Th&. Cameron company  back to her people, or she need not in .thc 16th bore its full share in the  do so. The man mav take another actions at Langemarck, St. Juhen and  wife, and, for that matter, two more, hestubert, and three officers and  and the wives seem to live together many men he buried in the plains of  in   harmony.    I   lived  with   one  man   F,lapders; Lieut Hastings ^gained the  invitation.  men  ken  men  Splendid Opportunity Offered to the  Returned Soldiers  Agriculturally,    Canada is and has  been   a   land  of   big   things.      Sheep,  however,     although'    great . money-  have thc Dominion  government take  _    c in    ������c ��������� a ^t\ it up    than' have    it neglected alto  company of 10 officers and 2o0 men,  gp+jj--        <- -  -  under the command of Captain John ������_.  Geddes.    They, were united    at Val-  cartier with detachments from Highland  regiments  located  at  Hnmiltnn  There may be much  in the argu  ent that this question should be ta-  . up ������y, tl}Q    Provincial  govern-  makers in many other countries, have  lu   Tf    J-  .would   be  better  to   received    anything    but the attention  regiments  located  at  Hamilton,  I Ontario,    Victoria    and    Vancouver,  it up  r       .    T .   -igether.       Some    advise     settlement  Laptam J qlin | boards j0intiy appointed by both governments, and this  seems a sensible  proposition.  A potent criticism is that- by expropriating the speculator's land he is  given the money to speculate elsewhere. Legislation should be. enacted  to meet this. All land purchased  after a set date should be held under  the   condition,   that   if  not  cultivated  their possibilities well merit in this  country. Yet every.province in Canada has proven to include extensive  areas highly suitable to the successful  pursuit of the sheep-breeding industry, and climatic conditions seem favorable in practically all parts of the  Dominion.  One peculiarity  of this  country is. Ula  its.suitability to either   fertile or in-  *rjn  "(2) To select representatives, in -j|  full Church membership, of the pas- '<������|  toral.charge  to  the  Presbytery.   ���������-"���������'.'*..���������'.'  "(3) To submit to the pastoral  charge' or local church for its consideration reports on life work,--including a full statement of receipts  and expenditures, and, of indebtedness and of estimates for the ensuing  year.  ..  - . ��������� '.  "(4) To transmit from the pastoral   .^  charge,    through  the    Presbytery, to   j'1  thc   Settlement   Committee  represeh-"  tations   concerning the  pastoral relation." '"       ������������������"-���������'���������--.  Second: This threefold organization  of the local congregation was considered by the Joint Committee on Union to be more effective than that existing in any of the uniting Churches  at the present  time, and will  be the  form  of  organization  for charges  to  be: constituted    subsequent    to  -the  Union,   but   it   is   expressly  declared  that    charges     existing * previous   to  ion "shall be  entitled  to continue  who had three wives, and with one  woman who had two husbands. The  woman who had two husbands always managed to keep one of them  out fishing a good part of the time.  She didn't seem to care which one.  "Now we hear a grcait deal of the  Eskimo custom of rubbing noses.  There is nothing to that so far as my  observation goes. They kiss just like  other people, and seem to be fond of  kissing. When a girl likes you, she  kisses you. If she forms a tender attachment for you, she declares herself without the slightest embarrassment. Some of the girls are really  pretty when one gets used to  them."  Military      Cross,      and     Regimental  Sergt.-Major    J.  Kay and    Sergt. A.  Denholm   the  Distinguished  Conduct  Medals for valor.    Two months later  the  79th   contributed  another  double |  company of    seven    officers and   250  N.C.O.'s and men under Major D. S.  MacKay to the 27th (City of Winnipeg)     Battalion,    which    is now    in  France with the Second Division.   In  December,  1914, the Militia    Department authorized    the    Camerons    to  raise a full Battalion to be numbered  the 43rd.      They    accepted this task  with  great    enthusiasm,  and    within  two weeks    of its authorization    the  43rd  was  a  fully organized unit under the    command  of  Lieut.-Colonel  R. M. Thomson, the first O.C. of the  79th who    emerged from    his retirement to offer his services; they crossed  to   England  in  May,   1915.       The  within one year of purchase the wild have been followed. Another pe  land tax should apply. It should be culiarity is that it may be conducted  held under the further condition that! either on a small scale, earning a  in case of expropriation, the price tot satisfactory    income,  or    on  a  very  ferior lands.    Much money has been LV"0"    sl?auf.be       ,    .    ..  made with sheep on farms where no I th-e. or*?.anlzatlon. an<- Practices _enjoy-  other line  of farming could possibly  be paid should not in any event exceed the original purchase price paid  on or after the set date. The expropriating price might, however, be  less. If intending speculators were  made aware that in buying lands for  an increase of price, in other words  for speculation, they ran the risk of  having , them expropriated for less  than they paid for them, and under no  circumstances whatever could they  possibly under expropriation get  more, than they paid, it would__effec-1  tually curb speculation. ��������� SasGatoon  Star  A   Horse's   Value   at   Different   Ages  According to a report of the United  States   Bureau   of  Agriculture   based _  on  the  average  of reports     received J 43~rd," on "arriving," supPiied"drafts"at  !T^^nS!l",ldLeia,',ld,fi:ft-y farmers, | once^ to  the  I6th,  which  became vir-  tually a Cameron regiment, and they  themselves were brought to strength  With the Irish Troops  a iiorse has reached his maximum  value at the age of six. years. At the  ages from five to eight the value, is  about as high as it ever gets, then  it steadily declines' and at the age  of sixteen it is about the same as at  one year. The figures arc based on  horses worth $250 at thc age of six  years.    Such a horse was said  to be >  by four different drafts from Winnipeg in 1915. Proceeding to France  in February, 1916, since that date  both they and the I6th have been in  The  Irish  Division  Has  Done Fine  War Service  Major Wm. Redmond, brother of  John Redmond, has sent to the London papers an inspiring letter on the  work of the I6th Irish division in  France, where it has been since December, 1915. The division was em--  ployed during the past summer at the  section of thc front where the fighting was hottest, and played a splendid part in the  Somme battle.    Red  very  heavy  fighting.    The  casualties   mo,ui. '"concluding with an appeal to  two Battalions and | fellow    Irishmen    to    keep    up    the  I^^.^'1*^'arsix-mo-ntl.sK ^"Slfcd an71,200 wounded.  suffered by these two Battalions and|tellow    Irishmen    to    keep    up  the Camerons in the 27th now num-  strength of the regiment, says-  '"��������� '" ���������--"--' ---' ' "" '   '     In       "The behavior of the battalion has! caPhal   and  labor,  cannot  . I been    exemplary    and  both     officers"! ncff'ect the possibilities   of  and men    have    sho  try weanlings and yearlings are  valued at considerably more than  here given and old horses are often  valued less. It will be understood  that these are farmers' figures and  are therefor based on farm values.  Cab drivers, for instance, might have  an entirely different scale.  ure  from Winnipeg, orders were issued  for the raising of the 174th Battalion**-|  which had been allocated to the Camerons, and in this task they are now  engaged. Lieut.-Colonel H. F. Osier  is in command of the battalion, and  the foundations of a unit which will  be the equal of its Cameron predecessors have been laid. The Camer-  . . ons  have    already sent    nearly 4,000  The  river  Clyde has been  brought/men to the front, and it is their ambi-  up to its present navigable condition j tion  to    raise their    contribution    to  by means of dredging, and the Glas-  5,000    before another    year    elapses  gow people arc very proud of it. One  They have the best quarters in Win-  day  a  party  of American   sightseers  nipeg at Minto  Barracks,  a most  ef-  turned up their noses at the Clyde.  ".Call this a river?" they said. "Why  it is a ditch in comparison with our  Mississippi, or St. Lawrence, or Delaware."  "Aweel, mon," said a Scotch bystander, "you've got Providence to  thank for your rivers, but we made  this oorsels."���������Brooklyn Citizen.  ficient organization and a close association with the noblest traditions of  the British Army. What other regiment can offer such attractions?  Customer: Confound you! You've  cut my ear.  Barber: Don't worry. It won't affect your hearing.  e shown on all occasions the utmost gallantry and devotion to duty. The number of military honors won by the division is  over 100 and includes two Russian  honors. On one occasion the division  found itself side by side, heading a  line with the Ulster division, and  when thc men met from time to time  the best of good feeling and comradeship was shown as between brother  Irishmen.  "Such, in brief, is the record of  the first two years, of the existence  of the 16th Irish division composed,  as it is, like other divisions, of men  the overwhelming majority of whom  had absolutely no experience of soldiering when they joined from all  parts of Ireland.  "It remains to be said that the  16th division needs reinforcements,  and at once. It would be a thousand pities, indeed, it will be. like a  betrayal of the heroic dead, if the  division which has brought so much  large scale, building a fortune. The  single-handed farmer with his tidy  little, flock of high-grade ewes is  sure of a comfortable income, while  the rancher with his widely-scattered  flocks and his hired shepherds may  be easily on a financial par with the  railway president.  To soldiers returning    to    peaceful  pursuits in this country, in my opinion, no single line- should prove more  attractive than sheep-farming.    Even)  though previously   entirely   innocent  of any knowledge in this connection,  one  really  interested jean   easily  and  quickly get into the business.       The  initial  investment is  small,  the  daily  labor is light, and the sum  of work  for the year much less than with most  other lines of livestock.   Besides, the  work is of such a character that great  physical strength or robust health is  not essential to success, though these  conditions are usually most necessary  to farming.  There is plenty of room, there are  many -farms ready and waiting for  thousands of small sheep farmers, in  Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario, to say nothing of  the prairie provinces and British  Columbia. Anyone at all interested  in making a living in this country,  with     a     minimum     expenditure     in  afford to  this most  attractive industry, for its present  returns are most satisfactory, and  even when war prices fall there  no reason why it should not continue  to  prosper.-���������Saskatoon  Star.  ed by them at the time of the Union,  subject in general affairs to the legislation,    principles  and     discipline  of  the United  Church.    Their representatives in  the next higher governing  body or Court shall be chosen as at  present."       Charges     existing  at   the  time of the Union may,  however,  if  they so desire,, adopt at any time the  plan  of organization prescribed     for  pastoral charges to be formed subsequent  to   the  Union.    There is   thus  absolute local freedom  to change or  not to change. '.-,-  So carefully does the Basis of  Union safeguard local freedom that a  paragraph is added which states that  "churches, charges, circuits or congregations received subsequent- to  the Union into the United Church,  with the approval of Presbyteries,  shall be entitled if they so desire, to  the privileges of the preceding" Section."  Surely, in the light of these quotations,    it  is  utterly    aside  from   the  facts to speak or think of this Union  as involving the  coercion  of congregations.    Congregations  of the Presbyterian     Church     can   go* into   the  Union without any change, even   tlu  most trifling, in organization or practice,  but will  have  the advantage of  serving in a wider fellowship of congregations and of uniting their  gilts  and efforts in the more effective and  comprehensive   missionary   policy   of  a United Church in which denominational rivalry has given way to common effort.  "What's the. matter?" asked thc  young doctor of a patient who seemed extremely pessimistic regarding  his  chances.  "Oh, I don't know, doctor; but I  feel that I shall never pull through  here!"  "Nonsense, my boy ��������� nonsense!  Why, your case is absolutely the  same as an illness I had years ago.  Yet look at me���������strong and hearty  as ever!"  "Yes," replied the patient, "but,  then, I expect you had a good doctor!"  Thc Passenger: 1 wonder you don't  use a brush for wetting your labels,  bandy,  The Power of Silence  A good deal  of  the power is  with  is (those who talk least.    Listen to    the  ebb  and  flow  of  conversation  round  about you and ask yourself .what difference  it  would  make  if  most  of it  faded   away   to   nothing.      From   any  large gathering talk rises  like smoke  above a  camp,    and  in  the    number  there arc those who arc by no means  facile   in   talk,  who   are   nevertheless  quick and clear-eyed and able to perform.   Those who talk fast and much  arc open always to the suspicion that  they let it all end then and there. Let  no  man   mourn    if   he  is   denied   the  gift of eloquence.    His word of wisdom     perhaps  outgoes    and outdoes  the influence of mere noisiness.      He  speaks    from   the place    that he has  made.     His   life  is   behind   his  counsel.    His character validates and verifies  his opinions.���������Philadelphia Ledger.  il  , .    .,     T ��������� , -   -  --    1    The Porter  (hopefully): Weel   the  honor to^the Irish name ceased to.be(company disna'  allow us brushes  Irish. I his must inevitably happen see, so we just have tae use otir  unless reinforcements come from tongues. The only trouble is keep-  Ireland, lino- tt,Pm w-f���������Pearson's .Weekly   -J  I ing.. th.em wet.'  "My daughter is a wonder at the  piano," said the proud father.  "That's so, for wonders never  cease," said the man who occupied  the adjoining flat.^.���������-    - ���������:���������.���������������.- i f J *; * ,f ' i -j ���������  -     -T * i    C. *'''  .-"'.Ov   /.'-'���������>  THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.      C.  Complain of the  Allies' Persistence  Shoe Is on  the Other Foot    When  Huns Are Driven Back  'When the Germans realized some  time ago that their raids in neighboring countries in quest of hege-^  rnony and booty were definitely obstructed and that they had not only  gained as much as they ever would  .gain, but would probably lose as  time went on, they declared that there  was no object in continuing the war.  They have since then taken every  possible opportunity to proclaim this  view : and-to seek to gain sympathy  byV reiterating their assertion that  ;:;they,are ready to make peace, but  -that the English, for purely, selfish  -motives, decline to stop fighting. It  js also noteworthy that "The devastating progress of the German armies  through a neighboring country is always,.spoken of as a glorious and victorious .advance achieved by . the  valor of heroic German - warriors,  whereas efforts on .the part of a nation to drive the German marauders  "back to their own country arc loudly  proclaimed to be senseless murder.  Nearly all the accounts, in the "German and Austrian newspapers of the  Russian attempts to force back the  enemy conclude with the statement  that the Russians will have to answer  "before history for such a useless sacrifice of human life.���������Berne Correspondence of the London Morning  Post.   .  Pepper in "Tear" Shells  A Modern Horror Added to the War  By the Huns  A new    and    frightful weapon    of  warfare introduced    by the  Germans  is  the lachrymal shell, and  considerable speculation has  turned upon the  nature of the  tear-exciting substance  employed.      It  is  likely,    says     the  Lancet,, that    pepper has    been used,  judging    from    the    reports of those  who have been  exposed to  this baptism.    Pepper has been used in    civil  ���������affairs  to   bring about  the  surrender  ���������of persons who have shut themselves  up and defied    capture    by    ordinary  -means.       The  plan  has usually been  -to burn the pepper on a shovel, and  to direct the stream of irritating acrid  inmes produced into the apartment..  The    tear-exciting    constituent'' -is  ���������probably capsicinc -driven out of the  pepper by heat. Common pepper, cayenne pepper, or the dried.chilli gives  ���������off an extremely pungent, vapor which  is absolutely irrcspirable and exceedingly irritating.    It is reported    that  .the enemy is paying a very high price  for pepper, and it has been  assumed  that   the   condiment   was  wanted   for  ���������use in this way as-'an offensive weapon, but it is  quite  conceivable that  paprika, or    red   Hungarian    pepper,  suits: their   purpose   better.        Large  quantities of this pepper are grown in  Hungary, where it is a very favorite  ���������condiment, having the qualities of a  mild cayenne.       Tear  shells     are    a  modern horror added to war, but.pro-  -tectiye.  measures    are comparatively  simple to adopt.  To Teach Canadians  Value of Savings  AH Bank  Branches to Be Used By  Great Government Scheme  In-���������carrying out the campaign of  National Savings for War Purposes  which he has in view, the Canadian  Minister of Finance will utilize the  .3,000 or more branches of the chartered banks and the Post Office savings branches throughout the Dominion. _  The Minister's idea is to provide  facilities, whereby individual savings  from one dollar up may be accumulated in a. special war savings account until a certain sum is reached,  when the privileges will be given the  depositor of purchasing a War Saving, certificate of the Dominion Government, which will be most attractive as. a short-date investment security and whose terms will be such  as to encourage the holder to retain  it until maturity.  To work out the details of the proposal and arrange for thc effectual  co-operation of the banks, the Minister, has asked a committee of the  Bankers'Association to confer with  the Deputy Minister of France, who  has had the plans of the Minister  tinder* consideration for some time  past.  The carrying out of the campaign  will involve extensive advertising -by  both the Dominion Government and  the banks, and in this connection the  Minister favors a steady, persistent,  rational propaganda, and not one of  thc sensational or whirlwind variety.  Upon his return from England he  will speak throughout the country  upon the subject and arrange - any  further organization that may be necessary to make the scheme a success  Social Welfare Land Scheme  Will    Place    Families    on    40-Acre  Farms Under Best Conditions  With a view to establishing an ideal  community settlement along the  Greater Winnipeg water district line,  the provincial government has cooperated with the G. W. W. D. Commission" and acquired from the Dominion government' three "and ���������one-  half'���������townships'"'":in the . Birch River  district, 72 miles, east of Winnipeg.  This land'will be immediately placed  at the disposal of intending settlers  and will be- allotted to them as 40-  acre-farms. Homestead conditions  will apply; but:only married men will  be given the opportunity of taking up  one of these small farms. Very great  encouragements will be extended to  the men locating on these farms by  the provincial government. All preliminary improvements will be made,  a schoolhouse erected, while the city  of Winnipeg will purchase the.wood  taken ��������� from the land in clearing it.  J. S. Woodsworth, director of Social  Research Bureau for the three prairie  provinces, will apply in practice his  theories of improving social conditions.   '���������  The scheme is in the nature of an  experiment . of one of the popular  solutions advanced to meet the problem of handling returned soldiers,  and if successful the scheme will be  carried out on a broader scale with  the returned soldiers as the settlers.  The district which will be colonized  is very fertile, and the settlers will be  encouraged to go in for small fruit  farming, poultry and hog raising. E.  W. Kopecki has been appointed land  settlement agent, and will also act  as business agent in marketing the  produce for the settlers.  On the Firing Line  Artillery   Officer   Vividly   Describes  Horrors of the War  Writing from the front, a Canadian  artillery officer  says:  "The severity of the fighting  around here, which continues from  day to day, is almost past all imagination. Every new stretch of ground  over which we advance is "a wilderness, there is not one inch of ground  not torn up, there is not one brick on  another in any village. Whatever  trenches the Huns might have occupied have entirely disappeared in the  general, scheme of destruction. When  the infantry advance they improvise  a cover.for themselves by joining up  the shell holes which are as numerous  as the holes in wire netting. Bodies  of dead soldiers, British and German,  lie on the surface, if it can be called  a surface. We came across old German gun positions at various points..  Here we find ample traces of the  deadly work of our artillery in carcasses, horses,: wreckage, guns and  quantities of unused German .shells.  We sometimes find deep dugouts  ���������which in some mysterious fashion  have escaped the deluge of shells; If  one takes a journey down one of  these, it is to find' that where our  artillery has failed our infantry  bombers have succeeded. It is no uncommon thing to find dozens of Germans bombed to death before they  had time to emerge to meet the oncoming infantry. -These dugouts,  however, become fewer and fewer  the more we advance, for the Huns  have no time or no heart *o build  them before they are compelled to retreat again. Don't imagine all the  dead in these parts are Germans. I  wish to heaven they were. It is good  to know this, though we are-moving  in the right direction. The further  we go the less formidable are the fortifications we have to overcome."  Paper Pr'ces and J  Control of Forest Fires  Increasing the Yield  Protection of Forests Will Have an  Important Bearing on Future  Paper Supply  Independent of other causes operating to increase thc price of paper  to Canadian publishers, the constant  destruction of^spruce and balsam forest's by preventable fires has played  a serious role. Without question,  there is abundance of woods to meet  all demands ^ofpiaper'mills, but abundance and.accessibility, are frequently  two very different things. Transportation distances between the woods  and the mills ,are factors of first importance,' as not a few unsuccessful  Canadian and American paper mills  have been forced to realize. Every  additional mile-a paper mill is obliged to travel for logs, the costs of  the paper product will reflect on advance,     -s ,  ��������� E. H. Backus,'' president. of the  Minnesota and Ontario Paper Co., at  Fort Frances, Ont., stated recently,  that the increasing inaccessibility, of  pulp limits from the mills is making  paper . dearer. Unlike small sawmills, the permanently located pulp  mill cannoj: pack up its equipment  and follow the retreating forest. Forest engineers are agreed, however,  that.with care in operating limits and  thorough protection against fire, pulp-  wood forests can be perpetuated indefinitely; accessibility of supplies  need be lessened very little.  Up to the present stage in Canada  the lack of modern fire protection, for  which the governments as trustees of  the timber resources are chiefly responsible, has reduced thc near-at-  hand bodies. of pulp wood far more  than the actual cut of logs. The Northern Ontario fires of. last summer  are an illustration of this fact. In the  1,200 square miles devastated were  substantial quantities of paper making materials. In the same fire an  Ontario paper company lost 400,000  cords of wood, ready piled in the mill  yard. Quebec's 1916 fires also cleared  out large quantities .of spruce and balsam as well as white pine. The forest fire record in Ontario and Quebec  during the past ten years accounts  for vastly more forest wealth than  has passed into lumber and pulp. ,  If-'the pulp areas at the mill door  are allowed to disappear in flames,  the longer drive or rail haul automatically increases the cost of. manufacture. Without doubt, other causes  than unheeded fires are at the root  of the paper price advances in war  time,'" but it remains true that since  the first paper factory in Canada began to operate, the fire fiend has been  laying his tax on the paper consumer.  Profit in Eggs  They Laugh at Death  What is it in the.race and age that  makes the young Englishman breel  in our modern cities the most impeni-  tently and elaborately light-hearted  and frivolous being in the whole  civilized world? He has simply.no  equal, one might say no competitor.  Beside him the ordinary Frenchman  or Italian is a highly organized compound, of gravity and rhetoric,, the  Teuton a lump of heaviness, the Russian or Scandinavian an abyss of melancholy. The young American possibly comes nearest, but he by comparison is a person of enormous external seriousness. Every observer  who has endeavored to describe the  British army and its way has dwelt  upon the unconquerable frivolity of  the private soldier, who, while complaining of every imaginable trifle of  the day's round, confronts with a jest  the worst horrors of field and trench.  No one can tell how many of the  bravest'and finest youths in history  have gone to their death singing a  music-hall refrain!���������The Manchester  Guardian.  Apart from the advantage    of the  follows:  Having a Fit  The heavy advertiser of a certain  town entered the editorial offices of  the. daily paper, and in angry and  disgusted tones  delivered  himself as  plan in assisting the war finance of  the Dominion Government, and incidentally thc Imperial Government, in  meeting its obligations on orders  placed in Canada, the national benefit to be derived from increased savings is regarded as apparent to all.  The Man who Names Pullman Cars  sprang at The Man Who Names Collars.  "Wshdgebvfthgdf," he hissed.    ,  "Gbcvdfrseujk," was the withering  reply.  "Come, come, boys," expostulated  the gentle-voiced keeper, "you were  not to talk'shop, you'know."���������Puck.  "What's the matter with this sheet,  anyway? That was a fine mess you  people made of my ad yesterday."  "What seems to be thc trouble?"  asked the editor, anxiously.  "Read it .and see," said the advertiser," and he thrust a copy of the  paper into the editor's hands.  The unhappy editor read:  "If you want to have a fit, wear  Jinks' shoes."���������English Pearson's.  Mother (coming from pantry):  Robert, did you pick all the white  meat off this chicken?  Bobby: Well, ma, to make a clean  breast of it, I did.  The Consumption of Eggs Is on the  Increase  It is-estimated that Canada and  Cuba, during the last twenty years,  received from the United States  about three-fourths of all the eggs exported by that country during that  period. This situation, however, has  now changed. As against an importation in 1913 of 13,240,111 dozen, we  imported in 1915 not more than  3,783,952 dozen. On the other hand,  while in 1913 we exported only 147,-  149 dozen, in 1915 we exported 7,-  898,322 dozen. This constitutes a  net increase in production, in two  years, of at least 17,100,000 dozen.  Practically, air of these exports went  to the United Kingdom. .  Notwithstanding the surplus in  Canada which these figures indicate,  prices during March, April and May  have remained at an extraordinarily  high level. For the first quarter of  the year of 1916, the price to producers, selling co-operatively, has been  at least 4c in advance of the price received for the same period in 1915.  For the month = of March, it was at  least 5c in advance, and for the  month of April at least 3c in advance  of last, year's price for these respective months. The demand for eggs  for local consumption, for storage  purposes and for immediate export  has rarely reflected in the prices just  quoted. Heavy domestic consumption  in the face of the high price for  meats, partly explains this condition.  Confidence in the export demand on  the part of the produce trade confirms it from another direction. Notwithstanding increased production,  the egg and poultry business in Canada is in a very strong position at  thc present time.  Under these circumstances, we  believe that it will be a very wise  practice to raise as many chickens  as it is possible or practicable to  handle.    Early hatched    chicks   make  good winter layers.      Rough    grains . - ,  will probably be produced in abund- certain gentleman of the name of An  ance in Canada this year and the  feeding of poultry at a profit should  be materially assisted from this  source. Eggs at winter prices are  a paying proposition, in any event.  Poultry, alive or dressed, under present and prospective market conditions, can unquestionably be reared  and finished at a decided profit. A  good flock of poultry, if carefully  handled, will serve to prevent waste  on the farm and promote economy  in living expenses, such as is particularly necessary when all farm products are becoming so marketable  and so dear.  Our Touchy Help  Mistress: You needn't get angry,  Bridget. I merely asked you to try  and not  snore so loud  nights.  Bridget: It's interferin' ye are wid  what Oi do outside me workia' hours,  and Oi'll not shtand iu   .  Millions Added to  Farmers' Wealth  By Use of Good Seed  "Xbout 40 million bushels of seed  is required to plant the annual crop  of cereals and potatoes in Canada.  This includes 32,821,000 bushels of  cereals and 7,179,000 bushels of potatoes," says the August issue of  the Agricultural Gazette of Canada.  "On the character of this seed the  value of the crop largely depends.  The secretary of the Canadian Seed  Growers' Association holds the view  that an increase per ��������� acre of five  bushels of wheat, ten bushels of oats  and ten bushels of potatoes may reasonably be looked for as a result of  using superior rather than such ordinary seed as many farmers plant.  "Dr. C. A. Za'vitz, professor of field  husbandry at the Ontario agricultural college, found by repeated trials-  that the yield of grain crops was increased 19 per cent, by the use of  large rather than small seed.'.:���������' Although no specific tests to prove the  advantage of the use of plump, vig-.  orous seed over that of poor, quality  have been carried out by the Dominion experimental farms, the Dominion  CereaUst holds the view that the difference in yield wouid average not  less than ten per cent. , This is for  good and poor seed of the same variety. There: is, moreover,; a vast differ ence,between varieties. From tests  carried oh by the federal and provincial governments it is estimated that  another ten per cent, advantage may  be secured by the use: of the best  sorts. That is to say, plump: seed of  one of the few leading varieties will  get ten per cent, more crop, than  plump seed of such ordinary varieties, as are, commonly used.  "It is surprising' that more farmers do not pay careful attention to  the quality and variety of their seed.  The Conservative commission have  looked carefully into this question.  In their agricultural survey in 19.15,  out of one hundred average' farmers  in each of four good Ontario counties, from eight to forty-seven per  cent, did not know the name of any  variety of grains sown. Only one  in each of two counties, and two  men in one county, were found - to  practise a systematic selection, of seed  grain, and but from two to eight per  cent, of the farmers questioned put  their seed grain more than twice  through the fanning mill. Surveys  made in many other parts of Canada  reveal even less careful work.  "Considering together the attention  paid to varieties selected, and the  preparation of seed with regard to  quality, it appears reasonable to estimate that the field crops of Canada  would be increased at least fifteen per  cent, if only plump seed of the best  varieties most suitable to the respective localities were planted. The cereal crop- of 1915 was estimated to  have had a value of $558,127,200, and  the potato crop of $35,964,000. Fifteen per cent, increase would have returned the magnificent addition of  $89,113,680 from improved seed alone.  But the use of improved seed also  tends to improvement in cultural methods, still further increasing the returns from the land.  "As an agent in working towards  this result, the Seed Fair holds a prominent place. Initiated by the seed  branch of the federal department of  agriculture, operated for a time on a  co-operative basis, then handed over  to the provincial departments of agriculture, along widi annual financial  aid, the Seed Fair is rapidly improving the agricultural industry.  Samples of German Lies  Under the new regime at Berlin, it  would appear as if the newspapers  throughout the Fatherland had received explicit instructions to manufacture lying on the "wholesale" plan.  The Magdeburgischer Zeitung ��������� in  its normal state of sanity a very reputable newspaper indeed���������reports of  the latest Zeppelin raid on England  in a very matter of fact manner, and  here are some of ,the "facts." "The  sanatoria and lunatic asylums arc full  to overflowing, so that thc wounded  from the front can find there no  room. Some say that in the Zeppelin  raid of August 1 over 6,000 persons  were injured. Others do not put the  losses even as high as a tenth part  of it. In the night of August 3, 15,000  persons are alleged to have been killed. This is possible, though not probable. The estimates of material  damage caused also vary. Some assert very definitely that in the two  nights damage amounting to $187,-  500,000 was caused. Others think it  safe to go only to $6,250,000." And  so on and so on. The world need  wait no longer for a successor to  a  Training Men Disabled  In War for the Land  Interesting Experiment Being Carried  on in England of Value  to Canada  Canadians are looking forward  with considerable hope to the arrangements, made and making, to establish   ex-soldiers  as' farmers.  First in order of importance, of  course, must be the Dominion government's plan. This, as the prime  minister assured Sir Rider ..Haggard  the other day, "will be satisfactory  to all .those who have at heart the  great purpose." For its details we  must wait till parliament meets.  Then there is the scheme embodied in the British Columbia "Soldiers'  Homestead Act." This includes a free  grant of land, and a loan of money  for improvements to each soldier settler, with exemption from all except  school taxes, and five years' exemp- -  tion from seizure for debt.  There is also thc scheme of the  Canadian Pacific Railway���������a development of the ready-made farm system,  the company devoted millions of dollars to this enterprise.  Most of the schemes proposed arc  for able-bodied men; and for general  farm work an able body is as necessary as an able mind. But some forms  of work on the land can be hopefully  undertaken even by men more or less  disabled.  ������������������������������������ The government, through its military hospitals commission, is already  giving-the .men at some of the convalescent ������������������ institutions instruction in  gardening and poultry-raising; and a  good deal of progress may be expected along these lines.  Canadians are therefore keenly interested in watching the similar experiments now being carried * on in  the- Old  Country.  In England, the first experiment in  the-programme of training disabled  soldiers for work on the land started  eight months ago at the Cheshire  County : Council's Agricultural College, and th,e result so far is regarded  as most promising.  Some of. the men have,.cither lived*  in the country or worked on the land  but all alike have shown considerable aptitude. They have been disabled in various ways. Two, for instance, have lost an arm, and one a  hand; but air three have shown themselves perfectly competent to do  goods work. In every case the country life and work in the open air have  been of benefit to them.  The main endeavor iias been to  make the men good all-round farmers. Some of them will be able to  manage small farms of their own;  others have obtained or are obtaining  sufficient practical knowledge to assist in gardening, dairy work, or poultry-raising.' All spend much more  time in actual work than in attending  classroom lectures,- but they " are  learning a little botany and chemistry, and enough veterinary surgery-  for simple purposes. Some of the  men have already been placed in  good situations.  One of the most urgent requirements of our own country is that our  returning soldiers shall be encouraged and assisted in every practicable  way to seize thc opportunities offered them for such training, and this  will be available not only at the Convalescent Hospitals, where a beginning can be- made, but afterwards at  the agricultural schools and colleges  which have offered to instruct men  disabled from returning to their previous occupation.  The government makes special  money allowances for the maintenance of the men and their families  while this instruction is being taken.  nanias.  It happened at a little town in  Ohio. A visiting easterner stood on  thc verandah of a little hotel there,  watching thc sun go down in a splendor of purple and gold.  "By George," he exclaimed to an  impassive native, lounging against a  post. "That's a gorgeous sunset,  isn't it?"  The native slanted his head a little  and looked critically at the glowing  west.  "Not bad," he drawled. "Not bad  for a little place like Hoopville." ���������  Kansas City Journal.  Although it costs but six cents a  day in India for men to wave fans to  keep the air circulating in houses,  they are gradually being replaced by  electric fans as cheaper and more  reliable.  Wrote Famous Song  Eben    Rexford,   'Author    of   "Silver  Threads Among the Gold,"  Is Dead  Word has been received of the  death of Eben E. Rexford, author of  the famous song, "Silver Threads  Among the Gold." Mr. Rexford, who  was 68 years old, died in a hospital  at Green Bay, Wis., after an illness  of three weeks. The inspiration for  the song which made him famous  came from his mother. In her youth  she had beautiful golden hair, but as  she became older it turned silver  white. Rexford told his mother that  her grey hair was becoming to her because she was somewhat sensitive  about it, and was afraid that she was  getting prematurely grey. The song  and the music were written in 1870,  when Mr. Rexford was 22. Three  years later it was bought by a music publisher for $50 and Mr. Rexford  received but $25 as his share. A great  deal of money was made from the  song, thc first edition of which amounted to more than one hundred  thousand copies. "Silver Threads  Among the Gold" has a warm place  in thc hearts of thc people. It has  always proved popular on account of  its  simplicity and  peculiar  charm.  In the last thirty years before the  war Germany's agricultural workers  increased by very nearly .2,000,000;  Britain's decreased by a quarter of a  million. Germany increased her textile workers by 200,000; Britain's by  only 55,000. She increased her metal  workers���������iron, steel and engineering  ���������by more than 1,500,000 against Britain's increase of 500,000. She increased her miners by 1,000,000 against Britain's 500,000; her building  workers by 1,000,000 against Britain's  500,000, and so on in practically  every branch of industry. ^ ��������� W-il ii    <.*<tA.i*ti-&,jnii*.3*JiMytXH,.f,.*lA,itan-J*?-t,c^rie*l?*i* #���������'������������������"^'   ��������� "*    .-Cj.1lf ?������*X?iXl.Arr������Z.:rSTZ*%!lh  ���������4  THE      GAZETTE.      MEDLEY,      B.      C.  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  Ifi  A Candid Juror  "Yes, wc acquitted that woman, although   most of    us considered    her  .'guilty."  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Such warning symptoms are a sense  of suffocation, hot flashes, headaches,  backaches, dread of impending evil,  timidity, sounds in the ears, palpitation  of the heart, sparks before the eyes,  irregularities, constipation, variable ap-  a certain reserve of manliness and resolution upon which he drew but  rarely, but which was in good working^ order all the while. .   "  Now that his over-indulged wife  had lluis betrayed her selfishness by  this incautious display of temper he  addressed her in tones so sharp and  in a manner-'So decided that she was  cowed into- outward submission at  least.  "-Miss* Wrest has earned our very  deepest gratitude, Edith, by an action  which has entailed tlie greatest inconvenience upon hcvsclf." Surely you  must see that,, if there is a sjdii of  Cipriari's in existence, it is of the  highest importance that wc should  know all about him as soon as possible." -.  Lady'Moorhampton looked askance  at her husband; saw' no hint of weakness or of wavering in, his eye, and  tried to smile.  "Yes. Oh, yes, of course you're'  quite right, and I apologize." She  turned to Mabin with"'an extension  of the mouth "which-was-made-to do  duty for a conciliatory look. "You  will forgive, mc, won't;you?- It is  rather hard, isn't it, to be told suddenly that my son���������my son���������whom  both his father and I had looked upon  as his heir, is-���������is������������������" she went on hysterically, "is just nobody, nobody  whatever!"  "Gome, come," said Lord Moorhampton kindly, interfering before-  Mabin could do more than open" her  mouth to speak, "things haven't got  as far as that yet. We have to--make  inquiries-������������������"  "You don't seem to consider that,"  cut in Lady Moorhampton with vivacity.    "You  seem   to   be  ready  to  of herself,    "it remains    to be seen,  wards the door without answering,  docsn t it,  that he is not an impos-=    "I'll send Joe," she said in a fright-  i������r.'   ,    , "' , *cned  voice.    "He  has   done  nothing  And she cast an angry glance at wrong, nothing. I will send him to  Mabin, who now moved towards the answer for himself. And if you bc-  door,  this  being the first chance she   Hevc   the   word   of- this���������this   person  you don't know, you' never saw before, against his, I shall know what  to think."  With     this   forcible-feeble    parting  shot, she went out of the room, lcav-  PERSONAL.  St. Catharines, Onfc.���������"Two years agn  I was in a very nervous, generally run-  take   everything  for   granted  have- never heard  that  Ciprian     was  married.    If he wasn't -"  "We'll have everything " inquired  into, found out. Depend upon that,"  said Lord Moorhampton. "I was on  the point of ringing up my lawyers  when  you came  in."  "Lawyers!" repeated she with a  frown.    "Is   that necessary���������yet?""  "Most necessary.    Thc only altcrn  that I awoke in tho  morning more tired  than when I retired.  Thc doctors thought  I had heart trouble  and treated me for  ifc   but   I   got   no  benefit.   I heard of  Dr. Pierce's reme-  dies   through a  friendwhohad been  to   your   Invalids'  Hotel for an operation   (which proved  entirely successful)  md I at once got the .'Favorite Prescription.'    I  took   three   bottles   altogether  and at .the end of three weeks I felt entirely cured and have been well and strong  since,   without, a   single   bad   spell.   I  stopped taking it about three months ago  and am glad; to.tell any one how splendidly your medicine has healed me."���������  Mrs. John Lewin, 53 Niagara St., St.  Catharines, Ont. ,:-..'-  The mighty restorative power of Dr.  Pierce's Favorite Prescription speedily  causes all womanly troubles to disappear  and brings back health and strength to  nervous, irritable and exhausted women..  It is a wonderful prescription prepared  only from nature's roots and herbs with  no alcohol to falsely stimulate and no  narcotic to wreck the nerves. It banf  You ! ishes pain, headache, backache, low spirits,  down'coiiditfon, so , **".&, P������������,r ��������� Mabin    huddled  up,    cold  ������������������   - -        -    -     -      with alarm and misery, in her chair,  ttive-is one which you would not, I  petite,"weakness and "inquietude,"and ' think, care for me to take," said Lord  ili-zu-inpsQ ! Moorhampton    with    exceeding dry  ness,   as   he   again   returned   to      the  dizziness.  For these abnormal conditions do not  fail to take Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.  ^  ineteen  by-  FLORENCE WARDEN  ward, lock & co.. limited  Loudon. Melbourne, md Toronto  J  (Continued.)  CHAPTER IX.  Lord. Moorhampton looked at his  wife with an expression of calm resolution most unusual with him. He  loved his own ease above all things  in this world, and having been spoilt  throughout thc whole of his life, and  most skilfully managed by Lady  Moochampton, who, with an appearance of unthinking frivolity, combined great astuteness where her own  interests and pleasures were concerned, he was the last'person to have  been considered likely to make a  stand    where his    personal    comfort  telephone on the writing-table.  "What alternative do you mean?"  He turned to her gravely.  "There arc some ver}- strange features about thc whole affair.    If I did  not   consult  my  lawyers,   the  matter  would certainly end in reaching    thc  hands of the police."  A deadly change came over the  flighty, fluttering hysterical woman  at those words. On thc instant she  lost her little silly airs .of irresponsible complaint and distress, and became a hard, careful, watchful creature, able to control her feelings sufficiently to take note of everything in  thc words, looks and demeanour of  the two people present.  With a white face and stealthy  eyes she stood, looking furtively  from her husband to the trembling  girl in the background.  "The police! What do you mean?"  she asked in a toneless voice.  "Well, there are unpleasant features about the story," he began drily.  "Thc story brought by this girl,"  said Lady Moorhampton, with a  flashing look of scorn at poor Mabin.  "The story brought by tiiis young  lady," said Lord Moorhampton with  dignity.  - "Who sent her here? Where does  she come from? Has she satisfied  you that this is not some made-up  story, concocted to get money out of  you?"  A   little   cry    broke   from   Mabin's  hot flashes, worry and sleeplessness surely  and without loss of time.  Get it now!   All druggists. ;  A Great Book Ercry Woman Should Have.  Over a million copies of the "The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser" arc  now in the hands of the jDeople. It is a  book that everyone should' have and read  'n case of accident or sickness.  Send fifty cents or stamps to Dr. Pierce,  Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y., and enclose this notice and you will receive bj-  leturn mail, all charges and customs duty  repaid, this valuable book.  and Lord,-Moorhampton stern, still  and silent, standing as if lost in  thought' by the writing-table near the  middle of the room.  There was a long pause, aud then  the girl asked in a shy, constrained  voice, if she might go away.  He turned to look at her, without  a smile. She saw that his face had  lost the unruffled look of calm and  dilettante enjoyment of life she had  noticed when she first arrived, and  that he looked determined and solemn.;  \ ��������� ���������-���������  "You had better stay," he said, not  harshly, but with decision. "It is important that you and he should be  brought face to face,"that you should  repeat your story, and that wc should  both hear what he has to say."  In the meantime, however, Lady  Moorhampton -had'-been preparing  her brother for the coming ordeal;  she took her time over it, certainly,  for "it was not until a quarter of an  hour after she had left the room that  the sound of Joe Wright's voice  came to the ears of Lord Moorhampton and Mabin.  Wright was whistling as he came  along the passage and thumped- in an  off-hand manner on the panels of the  library door.  "Come in," said Lord Moorhampton, as he sat down in a chair by the  writing-table.  (To Be Continued.)  Fully Equipped  "I guess Old Mother Nature knew  her children."  "As to how?"  "She furnished us-eyes to see with  and noses to turn up." ��������� Louisville'  Courier-Journal.  Snakes kill 21,000 persons yearly in  India.   '  Bovril makes other foods nourislb  you. It has a Body-building power  proved equal to from 10 to 20 times  the amount of Bovril taken.  Can Live Easier  "This advertisement for a prepared-  food says that if a man eats less  meat his back will slop hurting."  "Of  course it   will."  "I should like to know why?"  "Because he won't have fco work so  hard to earn a living."���������.��������� Houston  Post. '.,.���������*���������  lips.  "I must beg, Edith," he said, "that  white.  had seen of gaining it without pushing past the disputants.  "Wait one moment, Miss Wrest, if  you please," said Lady Moorhampton]  sharply. "I should be glad if you  would let me hear, before j-bu go,  what Lord Moorhampton has to tell  mc about the police being called in.  Is that a* threat on your part?"  "Oh, no, no, of. course not," said  Mabin hastily. "I have nothing to do  with it."  "You had better leave that parf-of  the affair to be discussed with me  only, Edith," said Lord Moorhampton drily. "It does not concern Miss  Wrest in any way."  "May I go?" asked Mabin quickly.  "No," said Lady Moorhampton, replying for her husband. "You must  stay and tell me what you have told  him. I won't have any secrets kept  from mc. I want to know where I  am, and what sort of fables I have to  deal with."  Mabin. said nothing, but stood by  the armchair near the fire, unable to  pass thc angry figure standing between her and the writing-table.  From his side of the table Lord  Moorhampton spoke:  "We can't tell you any more now,  until T have seen your brother. Pray  tell him I must speak with him immediately."  Lady Moorhampton began to  shiver,    and her    face became    ashy  M...1U UI1CIC       .,-,        JI-.-liUlM!        LU..I1-J.I ;��������� {        ,    y0���������rsclf;    .J    have    J10  was  threatened by a domestic cxplo-  >     , f   ,   /    , causc  won  of any kind.      . to  reg-e(. it   if Ciprian. should  prove  Ihcre was m thc viscount, however,   \Q  ^  ]cf[ a lcgP;tim-tc  son.     You  /ould   feel  that  your own  child   had  ecu dispossessed of" whatever shad-  wy rights h\ may have  had." .  "Shadowy,"'echoed she with indig-  "What has he got to do Avith it?"  she demanded in a hoarse whisper.  "You shall know by and by. In thc  meantime  I   must, sec  him  at  once."  Lady Moorhampton turned to thc  poor little secretary in  the corner.  "And Miss Wrest. Is she to come  away with mc, too?"  He   hesitated.  Then, coming to Mabin, he held  out   his   hand   gently,  and   made   her  by  which  Quicker-E asi er  More Comfortable  Are you taking advantage of ALL the modern methods  of saving time and trouble ? Are you up-to-date in'your  shaving as well as in your, work?    Are you using a  Safety  Razor  In its own way the Gillette is as quick, efficient and  convenient as your milker, your binder or your telephone.  It compares with other razors as these modern inventions  compare with   the  things  they have replaced  Without honing, stropping  or fuising, the Gillette will  give you the easiest and  most comfortable shave,  you ever enjoyed, in five  minutes or less! " It makes  shaving * an every-day  pleasure instead of an irksome twice-a-week job.  nation.  "Very shadowy indeed,"  responded  he calmly.    'You have never known,  during all  these years, whether  Cip-|sit  down   in   the   armchair  rian   was   married   or   not;   you   have  she was  standing.  almost  taken for granted,  as  I   have      "[ shall be glad," he said in a very  done,    that he would    have married  gentle voice to her, "if you will stay  and   settled   somewhere.     If   he   had, here   and   hear   what   Wright  has   to  remained  a bachelor,  he would  have j say for himself."  been  much  more likely  to   return  to I     Lady    Moorhampton    grew    more  ius than if he had established himself-alarmed and, her courage and the last  in   America as a married  man  and a | relics of her self-possession suddenly  family man.      It is  only during  the   leaving her,  she burst into a torrent  (past forty-eight hours, since your bro-1 0f tears,  j thcr   brought   the  news   that   Ciprian j     "i SCC(" S|1C moaned, "it is I, I and  was  drowned,    that  3*ou   have     been; mv cliilcl,  who  are not wanted.     My  able   to   indulge   thc   hope   that   your; relations     are   suspected,  boy was my heir.   Surely, then, there; treated r.s criminals-  are   to   be  if!m:4^^em^^i^^tH'P^a'm^  Unpalatable  First Bird: What's wrong with that  worm that you didn't finish it?  Second Bird: I guess it's one of  these worms that turned.  is  no     great    sacrifice    in  having  to He interrupted her quickly:  acknowledge    an older    child in that "Criminals!"  he  ejaculated quickly,  position." "What makes you think that?"  "Well,"  said    Lady  Moorhampton, She   looked   disconcerted.        Then,  in a tone which was vixenish in spite biting her lip, she began.to move to-  "Bulldog", "Aristocrat"  and Standard Gillette Sets  cost $5.���������Pocket Editions  Combination Sets $6.50 up.  You can buy them at Hardware, Drug, Jewelry,  Men's Wear and General Stores.  II   Gillette Safety Razor Co. of Canada. Limited   (H  Office uj Factory s  Gillette Building,  MONTREAL.  1  She  (at masquerade ball): Do you      "A lot of those fellows dabbling in  think my costume becoming? stocks are gamblers,  pure and  sira-  Hc: Yes, indeed; but you would be  pie."  lovely in any disguise. I    "Especially simple."  W,  N.  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New . ��������� York  recently. ..The" meeting will be held  after the close of .the war. The invitation was brought by B. Okura in  a message from the Japanese committee, of which Marquis Oktima, former  Premier of Japan, is chairman. :  Thomas R. Fercns, member -of the  British Parliament, was elected President of the association by the committee, succeeding thc late Sir Robert Laidlaw of London. The association, it .is said, represents 304,000  Sunday schools in all countries, and  has a membership of 31,000,000.  It was announced that thc organization is carrying out plans for sending .1,000 New Testaments to the soldiers in the trenches, hospitals and  prison camps, to be contributed by  American- Sunday school children.  Good-Bye, Old Backache  Nerviline Will Fix You!  A Pair of Pities  Edith: Isn't it a pity that poor men  donVknow enough to remain single?  Marie: Yes, and that rich ones do?  HLBLAWS  -.ie  IK?  m22j.  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Mr. Mullen writes: "Since that experience I have never been without  Sloan's Liniment ��������� in the medicine  chest."-- You: will find it soothes  bruises, -.sprains,;toothache and relieves lame back, neuralgia, in fact  all external pains. At all druggists,  25c, 50c,"and $1.00. a bottle.  linard's   Liniment Cures   Garget in  Cows.  A Contract  ["he British and  German Method of  Treating Prisoners of War  Zeppelin raiders who have fallen to  icir deaths ..in-.. England; or have surrendered as-Prisoners'are'being treated with -a hu'manitv. even a.; chivalry,  rhich. is in���������thc hig'hest degree credit-  (:ble:to".the English people, in view of  he-provocation    to'make them    the  ubject'-of reprisals.    Captain  Eryatt,  ifvho  did*:only.his   duty  in  defending  jiis ship from, a;submarinc.attack,: and  d-Iiose"-(status   was   clearly  that  of  a  >risonef;Of.'war, was shot by the Ger-  lans,   though   his   resistance  to  capture  had ,hot   cost   a   single   German  Sifel      The Zeppelin    raiders, on  the  >th<;r hand,'.were slayers of non-com-  ijatants-against all  the  rules of warfare.    Yetiho.personal vengeance has  jeeh, taken,upon   the living,  and  the  lead have:been buried with thc rites  J of the church and  with  English miliary men* in attendance.    If the Germs coiild slop hating England long*  l^nbugh.tliey might feci a little sense  for   shameVat  the  contrast.���������Philadel-  >hia Public Ledger.  I The cheerful feeling you possess  after a drink of something hot  and fiavory should be only the  beginning of your satisfaction.  For.this very reason more and  Imore people  are turning from  tea; and coffee to  Prepared  "I'm thinking of getting married,  pa. , What's it like?"  "You had a job as janitor once,  didn't you?"  "Yes."  "And you had a position as watchman once, didn't you?"  "Yes." -.-������������������-.������������������...��������� '     -:  "And you worked a while as a  caretaker, didn't you?"  "Yes." *  "Well, it's a combination of all.  three'jobs���������and then some."  Every careful and observant mother  knows when her child suffers from  worms. She also knows that if some  remedy be not speedily applied much  harm will result to. the infant. The  best application that can be got is  Miller's Worm Powders. They drive  worms from the system and set up  stimulating and soothing effects, so  that thc child's progress thereafter is  painless and satisfying.  Not long ago an American journal-  istv was permitted to visit the trenches "somewhere in France." No  fighting of importance was under  way that day, so he said in a jocular  way to a big Irish private:  "Well, this isn't much of a scrap."  Patrick grinned.  "Sure," he replied, "it's bclther nor  no scrap at all."  Instant Postum  ���������   '   -\-."-  iA.lessened   tendency   to  such  annoyances as nervousness and  ��������� sleeplessness repays them.  A ten-day trial of this delightful,  flavory hot drink has assisted so  many to health and comfort that  your friend, the Postum drinker,  will tell you it's well worth  while.  "There's a Reason"  ���������?���������' '��������� ��������� ���������������������������    -    '��������� ���������-;    ���������' :���������"���������--" ������������������ -  iW. N. U, 1132  How's This?  \Vc offer One Hundred Dollars Reward  for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured  by   Hall's   Catarrh   Cure.  Hall's Catarrh Curve has been taken by  catarrh sufferers for thc past thirty-five  years, and has become known as thc nu->t  reliable remedy for Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh  Cure acts through the Blood on the Miuous  surfaces, expelling the Poison from the .Blood  dud    healing   the   diseased   portions:  After  you  have  taken  Hall's   Catarrh   Cure  for a short time you will see a great improvement   in   your   general   health.;     Start   taking  .Hall's   Catarrh   Cure   at   once   and. get   rid   ol"  j catarrh.     Send  for testimonials  free.  F.  J.  CHENEY &  CO.,  Toledo.  Ohio.  Sold   by   all   Druggists,   75c.  "I hear your son graduated with  high honors. Has he found a position yet?"  "Oh, yes; one that seems to suit  him first rate."  "What is it?"  "In a hammock."  The physician had been called in  haste to sec a small negro who was  ill. Afler a brief examination thc  doctor announced:  "This boy has eaten too much  watermelon."  "Oh, doctah," expostulated the parent  of  the  ailing  one,  "dcy ain't   no  sich t'ing as too much watahmillion.  Dat niggah ius' ain't cot 'nough sto-|  inach."  Stiffness Is Rubbed Right Out; Every  "Sign of Pain Disappears  Gee-whiz���������thinkof.it! '"  No more stomach closing necessary  to cure your lame back.  Every trace of lameness, every bit  of stiffness, every sign of weakness in  the back's muscle's, can be rubbed  away for'all'time to come by good  old "Nerviline."  No other liniment can do the work  so quickly, can penetrate so deeply,  can bring case and comfort to thc  back-weary sufferer as Nerviline invariably does. ���������,',.-  Backache isn't thc only malady  Nerviline is 'quick to cure. For lumbago or sciatica you would go far to  find relief so speedy as Nerviline  gives.-'For chronic rheumatism there  arc pain-destroying properties in Nerviline that give, it first rank. The-way  it limbers up a stiff, joint and takes  soreness out- of strained or rheumatic  muscles is  simply: a -wonder.  If you have an ache or a pain anywhere, if you have a sore back, a stiff  neck, a stiff joint, a strained muscle���������  if you have lumbago, congested chest  or'-:;��������� sore throat, just try, Nerviline.  Rub. it -on plentifully���������it won't'blister, it can't do anything but cure you  quickly. The large 50c family size  bottle is the. most economical, of  course, but you can, from'any dealer,  also get the 25c small size of Nerviline, the king of all pain-relieving remedies. "''.    "Well Hit",  A capital yarn is going the rounds  about the Duke of Connaught, which  is too good as a piece of fiction to  pass over. >  When opening a new rifle-range in  Manitoba, His Royal Highness was  invited to. fire-the first shot. Something distracted him as he fired, and  it was plain to everyone present, including the Duke'himself, that it was  a bad miss. When the target was  brought along :f<?r inspection it was  found, however, that the bullet hole  was right inv the centre of. the "bull."  The Duke was- much amused, but he  found out afterwards^ that the range  officer had prepared it the night before! --'���������-'.���������:-������������������������������������.  The Infantry Officer  Leading the Troops in a Charge Is  -"'.-     .'   , Hazardous Work      n  -   Do you know what it is .'to'.be an  infantry officer in   England?     When  the order to charge is given the first  man to leap over, the'trench parapet  into the free air is  the infantry officer���������his  revolver   in  his  left hand,  his yellow  stick  in   his   right.     His  sword   is   rarely   used.     The   officer  advances at the head of his company!  or platoon.    Such   is  the  custom  of'  this   Old   England,   where   the   superior is not called chief, but leader; he  docs    not   command,    he   leads.    A  friend of mine told mc some time ago  that tiie average  life  of  an  infantry  officer  is  five- days,;    counting  from  the time  of his arrival in   the firing  line.    The  figure  is   exaggerated,   of  course;- but there is no doubt that thc  casualties among the infantry officers  are much; greater  than: among aviators; these are. higher than the losses  of thc engineers, and these, again, are  higher    than   those    of the artillery.  But the    casualties     of  the  aviators  themselves  arc,   in   proportion,     not  more than one-third of those of the  infantry.���������Ramoro     dc,.   Macztu,    in  The New Age.  Minard's  Liniment   Cures  Distemper  Serves Saskatchewan Well ������������������ * .  By again carrying off the highest  prize for :whcat at the international  exhibition of soil products at El Paso j  Mi*. Seagcr Wheeler* has once more  demonstrated to the world Saskatchewan's outstanding position as a  wheat-producing country. Annually  for years past this world-famed trophy has been awarded to Mr. Whee-;  ler, who has thus ��������������������������� rendered invaluable  service to 'Saskatchewan. -���������Regina  Leader.  to send some Zam-Buk to, your  eoldior friend at the front. With'  the coming of cold weather, tho  wen In the trenches all Buffer, ai^ro  or less,' with chapped hands, cMd  cracks, chilblains and cold eoros,  and the Boldier who has sorco  Zam-Buk on hand to apply im-'cdi-  atelyanj- of these painful ailments  make their appearance, will bo  naved hours of suffering.  Pte. E. Westfield of "C" Company, 3rd Worcester Regiment,  ���������writes: "We wish our friends  would,send us out more Zarn-Buk.  "It-Is splendid for sora ���������hands, cold  cracks, cold sores, etc.  Nothing ends pain and heals so  Quickly as Zam-Buk, and being  Kermlcfdal, It prevents blood-poisoning.  50e. box, 3 for ?1.25, all aruff������  gists or Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  Wsa&'s 2topkos*,.i:a-?,  p���������  The   Great   Ennlisk   Fcvirfiy..  Tones and invigorates tho whole  nervous system, makes new Blood  in   old  Veins,   Cures  Nervous  Debility, Mental and Brain Worn/, Despondency, Loss of Energy, J'alpitation of tha  Heart, Failing Memory.   Price SI per boi, eix  for $5.    Ono will ploace, sis-will cure.   Sold by all  druggists or-mailed in plain pkg. on receipt of  price. .Wnoptrmplt/rt mailed frce. THE WOOD  |HEBBCIN������ CO���������TOBO������TO, 0(17   ('-'nr!--WictorJ  BiseasaBassaa  Drives Asthma Before It. ���������-The  sriiokcot* vapor from Dr. J...D. Kel-  logg's, Asthma Remedy gives asthma  no chance to linger. It eradicates the  cause. Our experience with the relief-giving* remedy shows how actual  and positive is the succor it gives. It  is the result of long study and experiment and was not submitted to thc  public until its makers knew it would  do its.work well.       ....-";-'-'-  When buying your Pianc  Insist on having an  Otto Higel Piano Action  ���������"My word!" exclaimed the Briton,  indignantly.. "You Americans are* always calling us slow, just cite an example, will you?"  "Certainly," chuckled the New Yorker, _ "An Englishman can-"stand for'  Parliament and be elected. An American who wants a Congressional seat  has lo 'run' for it."  , BOOK  OiV  [DOG DISEASES  And How to Feed  I Mailed  free  to  any  address  by  the -iutlior      -  H.CLAY GLOVER CO., Inc.  118 West 31 st Street, New York  >D  OWiN TABLETS  USED TEN YEAR  Properly reared children grow  up to be strong, healthy  citizens  Many diseases to which child-  i ren are susceptible, first indicate  I their presence  in   the  bowels.  The  careful mother should  watch her child's bowel movements and use  <j  insiows  Soothing Syrup J  It is a corrective for diarrhoea,  colic and other ailments to which  children are subject especially  during the teething period.  It is absolutely non-narcotic  and contains neither opium,  morphine nor any of their derivatives.  Mrs, Winslow's  Soothing Syrup  Makes Cheerful,  Chubby Children  Soothes the fretting child during  the trying period of its development and thus gives rest and  relief to both child and mother.  Buy a bottle today  and keep it handy  Sold ly all druggists in Canada And  throughout the world  Mrs. C. E. Stilwell,  Sask., writes: "I have .used Baby's  Own Tablets for the past ten years  and have found them so good for my  little ones that I always keep a box  in thc house." Mrs. Stilwell is one  Qf thousands of mothers who always  keep the Tablets on hand. Once a  mother has used them for her little  ones she would use nothing else.  They arc absolutely free from opiates and injurious drugs and cannot  possibly do harm to the youngest  child. They 'are sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box1  from The Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  Thc Bishop took a personal interest in all his servants, and, happening to pass the new maid, on his way  throtigh the back hall to the stables  one day, he stopped to speak to her.  "Well, child," he said, "and where  arc you?"  "If you please, my Lord," the maid  replied, with a curtesy, "between thc  cook  and   thc   housemaid."  "Heaven help you!" said the Bishop  aftcra moment's thought, and went  On his way.  THE NEW FRENCH REMEDY. Nil Hot. W.3.  great success, cures chronic weakness, lost vigor  & VIM KIDNEY BLADDER. DISEASES. BLOOD POISON.  PILES EITHER NO DRUGGISTS or MAIL Si. POST * CTS  FOUGERA CO. 99. DEE KM AN ST NEW YORKorLYMAN DKiiS  TORONTO WRITE FOR FREE BOOK TO Djl LE CLERC  MED CO IIaverstockRo. HAMPSTEAO. LONDON ENG.  TRYNEWDKAGEEITASTELESSIFORHOF   EASY TO  TAKB  THERAPiON 'Esr,jsbco**  .. SEE THAT  TRADE   MARKED  WORD   'THERAPIO.N ' IS OS  Winthrope,   situ, govi.staiis- affixed to az.l genuinePAc-asTs.  ���������uy  es  As you would any other  household commodity ���������������������������  with an eye to full value.  When you buj*-  A druggist can obtain an imitation  of MINARD'S LINIMENT from a  Toronto house at a very low price,  and have it labelled his own product.  This greasy imitation is thc poorest  one wc have yet seen of thc many  that every Tom, Dick and Harry has  tried   to  introduce.  Ask for MINARD'S and you will  get it  Not Filling  "Come in, Jenks, and have some  dinner."  "No, thanks!   I've just dined."  "Oh, nonsense! 1 don't believe  that."  "Really, I've just dined, upon my  word of honor."  "Well, then, come in and cat some  more. If you've just dined upon  your word of honor, you must be  hungry."  MATCHES  You receive a g-enerously-  filled box of Sure, Safe  Lights.  na  ASK FOR  I  Eddy's "Silent  Parlor" Matches  Great Scheme  Lawson: How do thc Bjcnkscs  manage to go away for three months  every summer?  Dawson: Why, haven't you noticed? They give up thc old flat in tie  spring and take a new one in the  fall."���������Somervillc Journal.  Corns cannot exist when Hollo-  way's Corn Cure is applied to them,  because it goes to the root and kills  thc growth.  His Natural Mistake  "You criticize us," said thc Chinese  visitor, "yet   I  see  all   your  women  have their feet bandaged."  "Tha' is an cpidcinic." it *\vas explained to "iiS5}--gcrttIyI "which broke  out in 1914. Those are:called spats."  ���������-Pittsburg Post.  Tbe Wretchedness  of Constipation  Can quickly be overcome by  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  Purely vegetable  ���������act surely and  gently on the  liver. Cure  Biliousnett,  Headache,  Dizri- _ --  and Indigestion.    They do their duty*  Small Pill, Small Dm*. Small Prico.  Genuine -auufeew Signature  S&zz^^&gpzrzgf ..*a^,i n������ -* *.^vwi*.7*������.....*\tta .,  sswaa-Mitai-BiBsai----^^  THE  GAZETTE,  HEDLEY,  B.  C.   A.  a  "The Big Store"  dale, n niny bo <-arc-a-<jm or il jS'ow Cii.-if President Wilson  ma\ be im-'ou->cioii, humor, has -Ipehn-ed ponce, he should  11" (he l.if I*-���������-. (.ik> can only won- --.--point ;l f,.w- --hyphenated chiller flow ir ha-, l-eeii po-siMo lo z,mism to-('(tie (he minor details  "rivet,"  if  tho    word    may   bo of indenmil v and torritoi y with  General  erchants  KEREMEOS, B. G.  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing land, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  Keremeos, B.C.  .'.-.-."������������������  Sbeifcdley -..Gazette  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Ycni- ".".  .82.00  "   (United States)'..."  ; 2.50  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 1'. lines to tho inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, 81.25 for one insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent'insertion. Over one inch,  12 cents^ner line for first insertion and 8  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $1.25: over 1 inch and up to 1 inches, SI.00  per inch permoiith. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than four inches, On  application, rates will be given of reduced  charges, based on size of space and length  of time.  Certificate of Improvements   ������10.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice. ������2.50 for each additional  claim.)  JAS. VV. Giueh. Pulili.-her.  ��������� ���������-od in  connection   with brain  ell strucl in (>. such   ideas in Ihe  human  -skull   in   (.he 20th century.    It apnea is   (hat some of  (he people of Toronto thought  the governor-general was a real  man and shook hands with him  and called him "your grace."  If  "his  excellency"  was   annoyed  or huffed at this "undue familiarity," it is not likely to be repeated, for although Toronton-  ians.do not������take second place in  loyalty to  the empire, they are  not toadies.   It was just such  ideas ^as arc contained  in Mr.  Gadscn's   communication   that  resulted  iu our "living so near  a.republic."'. The correspondent  is either a joker or a joke. If the  former,   Canadians can  laugh  with  him;   if the  latter,  they  may laugh at him.  Premier Brewster's cabinet  oame through the by-elections  without a scratch. Both Ralph  Smith _and M. A. Macdonald  were returned in Vancouver  with large majorities.  Wilhclm.  .Robin1"* were seen in Grand  Forks last week���������tlioy were  frozen.���������Ex.  Hcdlev, B. U.. Dec. 28,   1010.  " Ke who does me once, shame on him;  He who docs me twice, shame on me."  Sarcasm, or U&con-  scloos Humor?  Sir.���������Re   Toronto's -rscoption  of tbe Duke of Devonshire, and  the "breaks" made by The people in "shaking his  liand," calling him "Your Grace," etc.   Let  this be a lesson to us in Victoria  no-} to  be  too  familiar, aud let  us show himjthat we have taken  to heart our church lesson: "To  order myself lowly  and rever-  eetly to all my  betters."   This  irreverence  comes from living  so near a republic, and it is lamentably true, that we do not  so order ourselves as we should.  We met  Roosevelt and shook  hishand, and calledjhim "Teddy,"  tind when our betters come here  wo   forget   to  order  ourselves  "lowly  and   reAorcntly" as   we  should.    It is   ropubliea,n ideas  which we must  avoid, and tho  freedom of licence, call it what  we will.   If we, when Their Excellencies  como   here,  will   remember   our    early    religious  training: "to order myself lowly  and  reverently  to all my betters," and so follow that course  our conduct "will be seemly, and  so in direct contrast to th��������� familiar bearing  of Toronto people;" therefore,  let us  vie with  each    other    in   showing   His  Grace that we know our place,  and also recognize  his  exalted  position.    It  is not sufficient to  say,   His   Grace    lives   in   our  hottse, on our soil,  in our country,  as some do; but  the fact  remains he is put over us as the  head of our people, and it is our  duty to recognize his authority  as Jour governor, even  though  he  is  not  the  people's choice,  but is  only  sent cere  as a. reminder    that   Canada   is   still  linked   tp  England,  a  fact  on  ���������which   we   must   congratulate  ourselves at   this   time,, of all  times. . Jamks Gajxsjox,  The   foregoing   appeared   in  ���������tho Victoria Colonist of recent  Next week will be "National  Service" Aveek. Fill out your  card and send it to Ottawa. Do  not be afraid of conscription.  There will not be conscription  in Canada, just for the purpose  of making more jobs for aliens.  If more'men are required the  foreigners now holding jobs  here can be herded into the  front line as bullet shields, or  sent home for protection under  their own flag.  The   provincial    minister   of *  agriculture   and   railways   ap-!  pears   to   be   active.    He  may!  prove  a live one if some corporation  doesn't  catch-'him   and  tame  him.    It  has   been  done '  before with honest members of  parliament���������Liberal, Conservative and Labor.   The politician  with  a conscience  or  without  one might very easilyboinduced  to   endorse  a  cheque,   place   a.  block of stock in  his pocket for  safe     keeping,     or    acquire ,  a.  Jersey cow.  One frequently hear.-* the  statement that the United  States is unprepared for war.  No more so than the British  Empire was two years ago, except in her navy. This is an  ironmonger's war, and in every  engagement victory has been  with the army having the  greater weight of metal to  throw at thc other fellow. In  six months the United States  should be able to train and  equip 5,000,000 men, for 75 per  cent of her citizens know what  a gun is and how to use it. It  was different with the British.  Possibly half of the civilian  army never handled a gun before enlistment. Still they  have proved themselves thc  equals of any of the trained  soldiers of Europe.  Won't Fight for Canada.  Recruiting i.s at a standstill  in Canada, and yet the streets  of Canada's large cities ar thick  with able-bodied young men  who have no idea of helping to  fight the country's battles.  These are the sons of many  races who have been welcomed  to Canada, and who share her  bounty but not her misfortunes.  It is the boys of Canadian and  British and American stock  who have gone to the front and  offered the supreme sacrifice  for the dominion and the empire, while the newcomers take  the places thoy have left and  sit at ease. Mothers in mourn-,  ing do  not like it; and sorrow  PAINTING  PflPER-HflNGING  KflLSOMINING  TERMS MODERATE  DALY AVE.  1  60, Llfl  S8S^SSSESSSS^3Sg^Si^lSSeig^SSSSSSS&SS  MEDLEY, B.C.  A. F. & A. M.  WQ  KEGUJjAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 43. A. F. & A. M���������  are hold on the second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Hedley; Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  Q. H. SPROULE,  W. M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  We wish all our Patrons  iness  AND  ���������������������������a  L.O. L.  The Regular    Meetings of  Hedley Lodgo '1744 are held on  the  first and third Monday in  every month in the Orange Hall  Ladies meet 2nd and I  ."Mondays  Visiting brothern are cordially invited  AV. ],OXSDALK, \V. M.  H. K. HANSON. See't.  60   YEARS  EXPERIENCE  DURING  917  fledleu Trading 60. Ltd. ^  Trade Markf  Designs  Copyrights 4c  Anyone sending a sketch and description nmj  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention Is p-obably patentable. Communion,  tionastrictlycontldentlnl. HANDBOOK on Patent*  sent free. Oldest a������ency for securing- patents.  Patents taken thrnneh Mnnn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, In the  IC  A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientlDc Journal. Terms, ts a  year: four*raonMiB,$*L- Soldbyall newsdealers.  .HJIUNN & Co.*������*������*-'*. Hew Vorff  XMAS GIFTS  Suitable    For    J\������  Now is the time to choose while the good assortment lasts  Toys for (lie Children. Nice Hexes of Candy for the Ladies,  Smokers'  Sundries   for   the   Men,   Cramnphones   for   the  [Home, at  ROTHERHAM'S!  THIS CARD MUST BE FILLED IN AND PROMPTLY RETURNED BY ALL MALES  BETWEEN THE AGES OF IS AND US INCLUSIVE.  NATIONAL  CANADA.  JfeSERVIQEi  L.What is your full name?..  2. How old are you?....  3. Whore do you lives?    Province   4. Name of city, town, ^  5. In what country   1  ��������� woro you born?  /   6. In what country was '  7. In what country was \  10. How much lime havo you lost  \  8. Woro you born a British subjoct ?   9. If nut. are you naturalized? .-. *  12. Of your legs?    13. Of your sight?   15.-Which aro  you���������marriod,  \  tir.*;iu or a v/idovver'/       /   14. Of your heari'ip?   . .                                -���������   1G. Hc;v many persons Wesidcel  Xti.i.iS.Vj3  17. What aro you working at for a living? .'.   18. Whom do you work for?   19. Havo you a trade or profession?    20. If so, what?..  21. Aro you working now?    22. If not. why?   23. Would you bo willing lo chango your present work for other necessary work at the ������amo pay during tho war?   24. Are you willing, if your railway faro is paid, to leave where you now live, and go to soma o'hor place in Canada to do tuch work ?.  INSTRUCTIONS FOB FILLING  IN THIS CARO ARE OH THC OTHER SIDE.        IT ASKS 24 QUESTIONS.       COUNT VOUR ANSWERS  receive  stricken fathers   demand  that  tlie slackers do their share. One  Toronto paper insists that if  tlie foreign-boi-n citizens of  Canada will not do their bit  they be sent back to the conn-  try they came from.  Drastic action, indeed ! How  mneh better it would have been  for Canada if she could have  devised some means of preventing those who do not appreciate her from coining to her in  the first place; or, better still, if  she  had found  some  means of  the crucial test of their patriotism came!  Can we expect any different  response from the same kind of  immigrants in the United States,  asks the Detroit. Saturday  Night, if wo should need them ?  Can our present methods of  Americanization catch up with  the unrestricted How of foreigners to our shores and instill in  them a love .of this countiy and  its flag to the death? Or shall  we close the  gates  for a time?  establishing their loyalty before ���������Vancouver Standard  Tlie - Nickel nate  Barbershop  SATISFACTORY, SANITARY  TONSORIAL SERVICE  This shop it equipped with  n.-iths and all (he latest  Electrical  Appliances.  W.T.BUTLER, -  Prop.

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