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Array Volume XIII.      Number 24.  HEDLEY, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 5.  1917.  $$j%*sp>  $2.00, In Advance  I-1  JflS. GLftRKE  VA/atchinaker  KEDL������"V.I3.C  docks .mil Watches for Sale.'  Call up Phone No". 12  ������*  1 A good stock of Hoises anil Rigs on  fland.    1i Oideis tor Te.un;:ig  . piomptly attended to.  W t) () I)    FO R   SAL K'i  PALACE  yveru, Feed & Sale Stables  c   "HKHLKY    H. ' .  ,-  ' *  I'hone  i   -     P. J.  IriiHiS  i'lujji idm  ^'\   '  -    '  I"  S. Thomps k    - eiio.vii. si^ mourJIH  ��������� ""TSgK. WRSTKBN 0VS.\1>\  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  -> _     Steel Manufacturers  -    Sheffield, Eng. ^  Offices and Warehottbe, 847-63 Boatty Sticet  Vancouver, B. C.  it.   '    *  R. F". BRO\A/N  British Columbia Land Surveyor  Tel. No. 27  PENTICTON,  'P. O. Dkawer 160  -       -       B. C  ������-'  ftywsser  l$&  P/W. GREGORY  CIVIL  ENGINEER, and "BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       -       Princeton  Mr*. "McCauloy left on Thursday for Kelowna v, hero she v\ ill  niiixo Iit'i" Home  with hor uncle,  wont   to  Monday   to   help  Lieut. Tucker, who loft B. C.  as a private in the 29th Battalion, and last winter won his  commission. Ifo'has a ten won  the Military Gross. Lieutenant  Tucker was born in Cornwall,  England, and previous to "enlisting worked as a minor at  the Nickel Plate.  I        !>-���������>  &������������������������������������,.  WALTER  CLAYTON  C.   E.   RASKIN R  GliflyiON & flftSKIJHS  penTigtOn*  -*&?&  i;-"..\^'--^-:  ���������":S:.^?(:>i^NTisT.--'^;. :'"':i-^:.  JJFFICEj INfCOVERT BLOpk. ;  S^:^*<)rbyine,v;^a^h.^; ���������"  nmg.  own a  vi'-'f  I:  HEDLEY,  British Columbia  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar 'Stocked;, with Best Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  A.   WINKLER,    'Proprietor,  KEREMEOS ITEMS.   \  Mr. Bun of Princeton was in  town on Friday for a- short  time.  Don't forget the Orange celebration in tlie park July 12th.  Dance in tho evening.  A number of Kercmeosites  attended the stampede held in  Pi"ui(^eton?6n'P6inihi.on pay.   V;  ,'tpi.iv'''^  motored <t<V::Prinoetpn onVMon-  day/^V.^. ������������������'-.-..������������������; ��������� > c ���������,��������� ^V;^;^."' jl.  Geo: KirUy is "now   in ^Pririce^  tori taking; lessons   iu  car-run-  Rtmipr says he is spoil to  Dpdge.v - ^;; :-'-:;^.u'--- ���������;..-.;;'  ��������� Miss SeweJl of the Sjmilka-  nieeri school left last Friday for  Victoria where 'she wiH attend^  the summerschool.    --. -^ ��������� ;  . Mrs^; L. A: Clarke of Green  mountain", who; has been visit'  ing with her daughter, returned  to her hoine last week.   -: :V: ;  ��������� George- Clarke  afi'ived hpnie  from the coast on   Wednesday,  where   he  had  been  business   college   since  mas.'. ��������� .���������'���������:������������������/������������������'.-' ���������';:���������''.:.'';'/��������� :-'���������'''���������:. '���������/...���������'������������������ ���������'..  Miss Helen Taylor of Cawston arrived home;from Vancouver on Monday's trainl to  spend the holidays; with hsr  parents.  Mrs. McGuffie and . mother  and sister motored _to Pi'ince-  ton last week and met' her  brother, returning   home in the  Constable    B.iwcu  Princeton   011  keep the town in order. From  all appearances his help was-  certainly needed.  The opening dance hei.l in the  '���������aniiory last Fridav night was  v\ol! attended. " The -floor ni^ a  little <heayy, but i.very .*ne  appeared to ha/re a good lime  and kept it up "until 3 in the  morning. (  The strawberry and icecream  social held in the -park on Friday evening was very well attended in spile of tho" disagico-  able weather. About .1530 was  made The social \������.-i-a held un-  d������M" the auspices of the Ladies'  Aid.  A good time is being looked  forward to on Friday evening,  July 0th at Urba Villa, the  home of Mrs. R. C. Clarke. A  pati'iotic tea, games and dancing for Red Cross. Everybody  come and help swell the fund,  as we all know it is very much  needed for our" brave boys  across the sea.  Among  those who attended  the celebration .in Penticton on  Dominion Day from Keremeos  were the Misses Manery, Mr.  and Mrs. Tidy, the Misses Gibson, Mr. and Mrs. Keeler, the  Misses Richter, 'Miss Blake, Mrs.  and Miss Honeywell, Mrs. Williams, Messrs. Ralston, Chapman, Adair, Roberts, Caws ton  Sinclair, Ring and Cawston.  Mrs-. M.  McLeod  and  family  oft Monday last for the coast.  Mrs W. W. Corrigan returned  from   Oroville, fully  in health.  T. C. Knowles. "M. C, who enlisted with tho 5-ith, and has  just complied the olficors'  course in England to ijualit'y  for a commission. Before enlistment he was in the employ  of the Daly Reduction Co.  attending  '.'Christ-.  entourge went on to  WW������WW������WH*������:������W������'MW������������W?������,t������'*  ,-i  I,  HEDLEY .NEAT  NARKET  ���������    IBB  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats always on  hand. Fresh Fish on  sale,  every   Thursday.  R. J. EDMOND, Prop.  A. motor party consisting of  Mr. and Mrs. I). Youngo and  Mr. and Mrs. Galetley and  family   of  Princeton    w:ero   in  town  dav.  lor  a,   lew  hours on rnun-  ,.'>  GREAT  NORTHERN. HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  HI rat Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor.  ��������� A. W. Jack, who enlisted with  the 54th and worked his way  up through all the grades to a  commission, Avhich he received  last winter. Previous to enlistment he was on the staff of  the Bank of B. N. A., in Hedley.  B. A. Schubert, '54th, killed in  action,  Miss Eileen Calahan of Vancouver arrived from the coast  on Friday and will spend the  summer here the guest of Mrs.  R. C. Clarke. ��������� ���������:  Mr. and Mrs. Tom Daly, Mrs.  E. M. Daly and Miss Florence  Daly were passengers to Oroville' on Monday's train and attended tin'celebration thereon  the Fourth.  teacher   of    the  has resigned her  left  for   Victoria  iere   she   will   ab-  srmimer  school.    Her  ire visiting with relatives in Merritt.  The Keremeos; and Cawston  Sunday schools^ held a joint  picnic at'" Cawston on Monday.  Games were played during the  afternoon and refreshments  served. All report having a  general good time.  , An honest, energetic, man can  obtain constant employment  with 11s, full, or spare time, by  representing us locally or traveling. Apply immediately B. C.  Nurseries Co., Ltd., 1493 7th  Ave. W., Vancouver, B. C.  Born���������In Hedley, Monday.  July 2nd, to Mr. and Mis. Geo.  Stickler, a son.  Miss Inkman left Saturday  morning to spend the holidays  at her home at Agassiz.  Miss Monica Smith returned  from Vancouver yesterday after a year in high school.  J. H. Gray, G. N. agent, leaves  tomorrow for a month's holiday  in tho "Old Kentucky Home."  Senator Shatford was in town  for a short time Sunday last,  but didn't mingle'extensively.  lie and his  Princeton.  ���������^:;Mr^ai\^  Mi\:;;ahd" "Mrsv^eo^'Fl iTitgi|lipi'  Armstrong were visitors in  town Monday and Tuesday.itlie  guests--'-.r)f.-:.M\\;::a:nd-;-Mi:s. A.;;T.  Horswell:;       ^;;:-.,' .'������������������������������������",.'���������  \The aiiiiual 12i:h .of Jlily cole-  bratiori <>f Shhilka.iiieen .County  L..-.0. L. will be held in the park,  Keremeos. ���������TKerewiil'be athletic sports, speeches, etc., and  a-dauce in the. evening.-  Dominion '.'Day'-'..passed off  quietly in Hedley. There was  no unseemely bbisterpushess.  Those not working' who had a  five spot or could borrow one  went to Princeton or Pehtictpn.  The rest of us stayed at home  and sawed wood or whitewashed  .the kitchen.  This week The Gazette prints  photos of a number of the boys  at the front who enlisted from  Hedley. Next week more will  be printed. If the returns will  nearly pay tlie cost of the cut's  others will appear. To pay the  cost of the cuts 100 oxtra papers  must be sold each week.'  last   wool*  recovered  F. H. French and family left  Monday    to   spend the    week  with friends in the Okanagan  district.  Mtes Herkins and Miss Borden left Monday to spend the  holiday* at the_coast."  - Officer G. S. Sproule and Mrs.  Sproule jetunied yesterday-after a couple of \yeeks spent in  the coast cities.  Miss-   A\onia Jones retnrned  roni   the Coast  Saturday   last  to spend tho holidays   with her  parents,   Mr.   and   Mrs.   G.   P.  Jones.  Mi.ss "Beale of t he postoffice  staff was operated on for appendicitis in Oro\illo Saturday  last anil reports from the hospital state is progressing nicely.,  Mr. James Corrigan received  a telegram Saturday last that  his son, Corp. Roy Corrigan had  been wounded in the hands  and was at present in hospital  in Fiance. Corporal Corrigan  was iu the machine gun section.  An auto accident Tuesday on  the road between here and  and Keremeos resulsed in slight  injuries to Mrs. A. Winkler and  little daughtorandadaughtorof -  II. E. Hansen. Something got  out of order in the steering  gear of the machine, it sidestepped suddenly and slipped  from under some of the becu- '  pants, throwing them.oiva rock  pile. Fortunately none of the  occupants were seriously injured.  Mrs.   Love,  Olalla school,  position   and  last   week   \vl  tend the  children  Left���������Bobby Robertson, 54th,  died of wounds In France.  Right���������Rod McDougall, 54th,  killed in action.  , Sitting���������-Ebenezcr W. V  54th,  land.  *&    ^.^^.^.v.^   ...   Vance,  died  in   hospital  iu Eng-  V  "������������������B,������tVM  ������   I  ���������f  ******  I-  i*  rasMnriiifti imiiih  Private W. Liddicoat who  enlisted with the Seventh, and  was with that famous regiment  in all its engagements . until  last A\-i titer when he was  wounded anil invalided home.  There has been nothing very  startling on the Western front  during the past -month, at least  for this war. The allies are  advancing steadily.  Extra copies of this issue of  The Ga/.ette will cost you 15c.  each, or two for 25c. If you  want extras come with tlie right  change iu your clothes. We  cant afford to spend time making change on a 15c. deal.  A large number of Hedlej'-  ites went up to Princeton Monday for the celebration, returning yesterday. Some made a  little cash on the events, others  didn't, and all had an enjoyable  time. The Stampede under the  management of Hans Richter  was ably handled. The dance  Monday evening was a great  success, the Bush Orchestra of  Midway" furnishing the music.  All the sporting events were  pulled oil without a hitch.  There were, of course, a number of attractions not on the  program, but those are common at all celebrations, and  help to keep the crowd interested.  The Russians have at last  got a wiggle on, and arc puncturing the Huns with lead,  scrap iron, bayonets, unpronounceable woixls and ikons.  i  W  ���������������.t 1  '#���������  '-������:-  '-&;:  I1  ���������'���������#!  m  ������������������mi.  Mi  ?  ���������4,  mm 3;;$^;!^;!%?-������????- '?''?S'"?fi?K''^  THE      GAZETTE,      HiiI)L������X\     B.      0,  (  All Free or All Slaves  Must -3e a World of Democr  Under the Prussian  acy or  Egg Candling- School  ' Ten Million Eggs Needed to Supply  : the Market This Year  As a corollary    to    the    Canadian  government's' 'campaign    to    increase  the'poultry--raising'industry,  the  de-  partment of.'agriculture is widely advertising the fact that 10,000,000 eggs  arc  needed to supply  the  home   and  British   markets   this     coming    year,  and   is  asking  every ������������������-.fanner in     the  Dominion lo add at least another-fifteen birds to his flock.   With the egg  season drawing near, the government  is  coining.-to   the  assistance   of    the  egg dealers and is opening a number  of egg candling schools. One of these  has just been opened at  Moose .faw,  .Saskatchewan,   for  those   who  desire  to master this class of work. A-.num-  jber  of  the retail  merchants   of    this  city who handle eggs  are delegating  at  least  one   of their   employees    to  attend  the classes,  while  the  wholesale houses will als<> be represented.  Heel  __ Elihu Root has put the case of the  United Stales against the _ Prussian  autocracy with his usual forcefulncss  and clarity of expression. He says  that as long ns military autocracy  continues democracy is not safe from  attacks which are certain to come  sometime and arc certain to find democracy unprepared. He adds: "To  be safe, democracy must kill its enemy when it can and where it can,  The world cannot be half democratic  and half aristocratic. <It must be all  democratic or all  Prussian.."  Mr. Root is applying to the world  as a whole the essence of the declaration Abraham Lincoln applied to  this nation when he said it could not  continue to exist half slave and half  free. In 1917 the world stands .where  this country stood in the '60's; it is  endeavoring to decide whether it is  lo.be free or all slave.���������Detroit Free  Press.  2 and 5 lb. Cartons���������  10, 20, 50 and 100 lb. Bags.  on   ITm-=c5,   Cnttle.   Src,   quickly  cured  by  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  'For-Sale by All Dealers  Douglas   &   Co.,   Prop'rs,   Napariee,   Ont.  (Free   Sample   on   Request)  was a favorite namcamong the long-forgotten food products ,  of half a century ago, just as it is among the" live dries  of   to-day.    Only, exceptional   quality   can   explain   such  permanent popularity.  "Let Redpath Sweeten it." 3  in one grade only���������the highest!  He  Knew  "What docs the miracle of the  'loaves and fishes teach us," asked the  Sunday  school   teacher. --  "One way to beat the high cost of  living," replied the bright bov.��������� Detroit Free Press.  An Oil That Is Famous.���������Though  Canada was not the birthplace of  Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil, it is the  home of that famous compound.  From here its'good name was spread  to Central and South America, the  West /Indies Australia, and New Zealand. That is far afield enough to  attest its excellence, for in all these  countries'it is on sale and in demand.  When Kipling Was in Canada  It is related that Mr. Kipling, during a holiday in Canada, had a little  disagreement with'the landlord of the  hotel at which he was staying. Just  before leaving he called the propria  tor, .and said to him: "( just wanted  to tell you that of all the hotels under the shining sun I have never been  in one that for unmitigated, all-round  unendurable discomfort could equal  yours!" After the indignant landlord had .withdrawn, Mr. Kipling asked for his bill, and he discovered that  the last item was, "To impudence,  three dollars!"���������Glasgow Herald.  Proved Once More  In Southampton, Ont.   ���������_  THAT   DODD'S   KIDNEY   PILLS  CURE RHEUMATISM  What "Raw Recruits"  Have Done  The necessity of erecting large  t;amps for tlie certain increase in  the number of German prisoners who  will land in Great; Britain will not be  so urgent owing to.'the number of  'applications that the government is  obtaining from employers of labor,  who put them lo various grades of  labor in harmony with directions  issued by the Home Office. The  prisoner question will relieve in  part a serious labor problem in the  old country.  } With-the Fingers!  I   Says Corns Lift Out  MONEY ORDERS  Remit by Dominion Express Money Order.  If  lost  or  stolen,   you   get your money  back.  WSSSUkWSB  ror stuttering overcome positively. ~Our  natural methods permanently restore  natural soeecli. Graduate pupils every-  V/bere.   Free advice and literature.  THE ARNOTT INSTITUTE  KITCHENER,      -       CANADA  WATERPROOF    COLLARS   AND     CUFF8  Do away with "all Laundry  Hills.   When they  become soiled just -n-ttsli them with  sunp and  ?rater.   No  ironing    ueoee;;:iry.    Suitable'   for  hose of tho most f'ustidious taste as ihey.iook as  jfood as.linen.   Ask your dealer for them.  ARLINGTON   CO.   OF  CANADA,  Limited  Fraser Avenue, Toronto  j      Without Any Pain  Sore corns, hard corns, soft corn*  or any kind of a corn can shortly be  lifted right out with" the lingers if  you will apply on the corn a few  drops of frcezonc, says a Cincinnati  authority.  At little cost one can get a small  bottle of frcczonc at any drug store,  which will positively rid one's feet of  every corn or callus without pain or  soreness  or the danger of infection.  This new drug is an ether compound and dries the moment it is'applied and docs not inflame or even  iiritatc the surrounding tissue. Just  think! You can life off your corns  and calluses now without a bit of  pain or sorcucs. If your druggist  hasn't:-freestonehe can'easily get'"'a  small bottle for you from his wholesale drug house.  Farmers Buying Automobiles  A reflection-of the prosperity that  I he fanners of Alberta, Saskatchewan  and Manitoba have experienced during the last three years is to be found  in the fact tliat the sales of automobiles in 1916 were about 25 per cent,  more than those in 1915. Tlie' greater proportion of the sales of new.  cars was in the agricultural sections.  There arc now upwards of 33,000 automobiles in these three provinces,:  which in a population of a million;  and three-quarters is about one to 53'  l>cople. ,   ��������� '  Harold D. Bertram had Inflammatory  Rheumatism and One Box of  Dodd's Kidney Pills Cleared It  Out of His System.  Southampton, Ont., (Special).���������  That rheumatism-is caused by ^dis-  ordcrcd kidneys and that Dodd's  Kidney Pills will cure it is again  proved by the case of Harold D.  Bertram, a young man well and favorably known here. He had inflammatory rheumatism for two months.  Dodd's  Kidney Pills  cured  him.-  "The doctor said my trouble started with the grippe," Mr. Bertram  states. "My hands and feet were  badly swollen and the doctor did  not seem to be doing nie any good.  My grandmother, Airs. G. Grasscr,  advised me to lake Dodd's Kidney  Pills, I took one box of them and I  haven't been bothered since. 1 am  clear  of the  rheumatism."  That Mr. Bertram's trouble came  fiom his kidneys is shown by his  other symptoms. He had stiffness in,  the joints, was tired and nervous, and[  th.cre were Hashes of light before his)  eyes. He had a dragging sensation!  across the loins; was always thirsty  and felt heavy and sleepy after  meals.  Rheumatism is caused by uric acid  in the blood. Cured kidneys-strain  the uric acid<out of the blood. Dodd's  Kidney Pills cure-the*-kidneys.  Effective Service   Rendered    in    the  War by the Small .Contingents  You may also remember that the  first contingent of Canadians, consisting of 33,000 more or less raw  recruits, was transported to England  in September, 1914, and was able to  participate in the fierce battle of  Neuve Chapellc early in March, 1915.  From then till now at Vimy Heights  the small Canadian contingent seemingly has never been out of range of  the German guns. Tt is needless to  recall what effective'���������'service has- been  rendered by the small contingents of  Australia and New Zealand or the  imperishable glory, won by American  aviators and the American legion,  v- ho, with Alan Sccgcr, have had a  rendezvous with death "somewhere  in France." In the battle of -millions the small contingent of the  right sort has still continued to play  a decisive part.���������Chicago Herald.  Farm Labor  Had siiip/'s anchor fall on .'my knee  and leg, and knee swelled up and for  six days I could not move it or gel  help. I then started to use MINARD'S LINIMENT and two bottles cured me1. '  PROSPER   FERGUSON.  i Cause and. Effect c ^  .lack���������J   told  your   father     that    1  would give you every luxury.  Bess���������Atid what did he say?  Jack���������Said he would ...withdraw  his  money from the bank where I work.  Miller's Worm Powders are sweet  and palatable to children," who show  no hesitancy in taking them. They  .will certainly bring all worm .troubles  to an. end. They arc- strengthening  and stimulating medicine, correcting  the disorders of digestion that the  worms cause and imparling a healthy  tone to the system most beneficial to  development.  cooo cotton root compound  A soft, reliable regulating medk  cine.   Sold in three degrees oi  strength.   No. 1, Jl: N-o. 2, JJi  No. J, $5 per box.   Sold' by ������U  dniccIsLi, or sent prepaid   in  pluiii  package on  receipt  ol ,  price. Free pamphlet. Address j  '1'IIK COOK MKDJCIWB CO, I  Toronto, Out. IFirnurlv B'/mfWj \  Ask for Minard's  and take  no  other  la no more nece.tsary  ttuiiiSmallpox, Atmy  experience dm demonstrated .  the almost miraculous efficacy, snd barmlesrmess, of Antityphoid Vaccination.  Be vaccinated NOW by your physician, you and.  your family. It is more vital than house insurance.  Ask your physician, dnisclst, or send for "Have  rou had Typhoid?" telling of Typhoid Vaccine,  results from us , and danger fronj Typhoid Carriers.  THE CUTTf.R  I.A150RATOIIY,   BnBKELeY, CAL*  PBODUCIHS VACCINES b SenUNS UNOCS U. 3. GOV. L1CCMSK  irW������ NEW FHENCI-I REMEDY. Nil. KI.2. N49L  THERAPIQ������4 S������������iM  reat juccess, cukes chronic weakness, lost viooa  VIM KIDNEY BLADDK*. DISEASES. BCOO0 POISOH.  fflLKS EITHER Mo. DROOGISTS or MAIL (I. POST 4 CTi  SJOUOSRA CO. 99. SP.HKMAN ST. NEW VORXortVMAN ������������OS) I -  TORONTO WRITE FOR FREE BOOK TO Oft.. LE CLCM  JMSD CO HAVERSrOCKRD. Hamcsieao. LONDOM. Brio.  *KVNElVDRAQEEirA.HrKLtISb)POAMOy    gigv   TO   TABS   '  THESRAPJON^U!,^  MB THAT TRADE  MARKZD WGHO  'THXKAPIOM' Is OS  Uniting Their Interests  Chile and Peru Shake Hands Again  After Long Disagreement  Who!her attributable to  the ncccs-  m'Iv of uniting their interests against  Germany- or not it is noteworthy that  Chile   and   Torn   have,    after    s;cvcn  years disagreement,    agreed    to    reopen diplomatic relations.  For seven yeass there have been  no diplomatic relations between these  countries, while commercial relations  have been preserved through their  respective consulates. The origin of  the rupture goes back thirty-four  years to the Chilean-Peruvian war of  1883. By that war Peru gave up to  Chile ihc provinces of Tarapaea and  Tacna under protest. hi 138-4 they]  were ceded  to Chile.  The cession  of  "What are vour politica\ spinpa-  thies?"������������������_ _ " '     ....  "My friend," replied Senator Sorghum, "out in the part of the country  where-1 learned the game, there-is no  sympathy in  politics."  Rationing- England  Put People on Their Honor No.t to  Consume Too Much Food  The British government has put  the people of the United Kingdom on  their honor not to consume more  than a ,statc'd amount of foodstuffs,  in view of the growing scarcity of  supplies brought about by the intense submarine, campaign . of the  enemy. Lord Deyonport, the British  food controller, suggests that-the  British people ration themselves on  the scale of 4 lbs. of bread, or 3 ibs.  of flour fbiy bread-making a week, 2  1-2 lbs. of meat and 3-4 lbs. of sugar.  The allowances of 'meat and bread  are liberal compared to the average  Canadian consumption. Soldiers on  active, service are allowed-1 Tb; of  bread a day, which is considered a  generous amount, notwithstanding  the fact that they require more nourishment than a civilian, on, account  of their  strenuous  open  air life.  Corns   cause   much   suffering,     butj  11 olio way's    Corn     Cure    offers      a  sj'cedy,   sure, and ���������'satisfactory  relief.  How's This?  One of the handicaps to greater  production is labor. Farmers can-  no t_ secure sufficient help to operate  their farms to full capacities. If they  could, the food supply of this- country would be doubled. It may become  the duly of the government to direct  labor to the farm and "close some industries which s are manufacturing  materials of no vital importance to  our national existence.���������Hoard's  Dairyman. ,     - ���������  STRENUOUS WORK  SOONJTELLS ON YOU  Business    Men ��������� and     Breadwinners  the Victims of Nervous  Exhaustion  When worry is added lo overwork,  men soon become the victims of nervous    exhaustion���������neurasthenia ��������� the  doctor  calls  it.   Some   have  no    reserve   strength  in   their   systems'    to  bear the, strain; others overtax what ���������  strength they have.   If you find that  you arc nervous and not sure of yourself,  that you sleep badly, and waka  up tired and aching, your nerves are  out of order.  Other signs arc inability  to   take  proper interest  in    your  work;  your  appetite  is  fickle;    your  back feels weak, and 3rou are greatly  depressed in spirits.  One or more of  these  signs   mean   that    you    should  tf.kc   prompt   steps   to   stop_ niischicJL  b">-"iiounshing the  nerve's" with "tlie.  food they thrive on, namely the rich,  red blood made    by    Dr.   Williams  Pink Pills.   These pills have    cured  thousands  of cases  of nervous'   .disorders,   including    nervous     prostra-  tion,_ neuralgia, St.   Vitus  dance   and  partial paralysis. Here is an cxampe.  Mr.  P.II. Callan, a well known business man in Coleman, P.E.I., says:  "I owe my present health, if not'life  itself, to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.' I  had. always been an active man, and  when I began to run down in health  paid little attention to it as;.I thought  it  only  a  temporary  weakness.'-'   As  time passed; however,..I found myself  growing worse, and consulted a' doctor, who  said that I was  not  . only  badly run down, but that my nervous  'system-was-badly shattered.  ; I lost '  flesh,-my appetite was poor,  I slept  badly and notwithstanding    tlie doctor's treatment grew so weak"that I  had to leave, my business,   and; was  confined to the house. Time went on  and I was steadily growing .-weaker,  and, my friends^  were-   all      greatly  alarnicd  for  my  condition.     In. this  condition I was strongly-recommended  to  try Dr.   Williams'   Pink  Pills,  and as the doctor's medicine was not  helping me I decided to do so.    By  the time I had used three boxes      I  could tell that they^wcre helping mc.  Never bet with your wifo unless  yi_m are prepared to" lose whether you  win oi: lose.  Minard's      Liniment  Friend.  Lumberman's  We  offer    One Hundred    Dollars  Kewari. j When I had takcn~eight boxes of the  Rr^'5M������!������urri*t?lSl������t,l"t c'B,,ot b*cure*iP-il,s I fcIt :ible t0 attcnd lo���������my  Hall's Catarrh, Cure'has been taken l>y : btYsiliess again, and people were. SUr-  eatarrk luffereri /or tho past thlrtjr-ive : prised to see 111C OUti' I 'Continued  fears, and has become known ��������� as tho most | ,'������������������ ��������� _ _,r .).. .^itc until T ha/-l tt\rpn  reliable remedy for Catarrh. I-IaIl'i_C������t������rrii j trie use Ot UlC pills until 1 nacl taKCll  Cure acts through the Blood on the Mucous ! twelve boxes, by which time .1 was  surfaces, expoillnctht Poison from the Blood . feeling as well as ever I did, and was  IftiTyo'u'.hlv. &ilall^'cat-arrh Cur. j being congratulated by all .my friend,  on  niy full restoration  to  health.    I  md   healing   the   diseased   portions.  After you  have taken  Hall's   Cati       for a short time you will see a grrcat Improve  tnent   in   your   gen era I   health.     Start   takins.  Kail's   Catarrh   Cure   at   once   and   Bet  rid   of ������������������ i;.,,..d> p;���������t, Pillc of ihi. rtiitcvl- T wniilrl  catarrh.    Send  for testimonials   free. i Hams   I ink J lliS'St ItlC OlltSCt I WOUKI  T.J.  CHENEY, &  CO.,  Toledo,  Ohio.  men.t   in   your   general   health. "Start   taking | fcc<  now  t|iat jf T had  U3cd  D,.._   Wi,  Sold   by   all   Druggists,   75c'  Sarcasm  Mae fell into the old -nine crater  one dark .night and, as he sal in the  mud at the .bottom, someone mildly  enquired, "Did you  fall   in,  Mac?"  "Not likely," replied 'Mac with  sonie. heat, "I happened to be here,  wiu-n the blinkin' tiiiue went up."���������  The Brazier.  ,1'acna   w:\?  originally  for  ten   years;!  . OOVT.9TAUP AumaDTQAi.1. aiHuiitfj&iurii  Imiirlan'is  ������niiibiii������a ���������  %* Pioneer "  Dog Remedies  3JOOK   ON  DOG DISEASES  And How to Feed  jr/ulUid  frco to  aaj addrss3  by  tb������ Author  H. CLAY GLOVER CO., Ind:  11S West 31 si Street, New York  ������o.CoH*v������������srocKliD7HAJ,Mr������A>.LOHDOH:K������.ir!lflt.r   t|,.a.  ;l   pl(.bieile  of  lhe   prSvinccj  is to settle its nationality.    A  plc-[  bicite has never been taken, however,  and Chile has remained in possession.  In the course of years the government of Chile has several times accused the government of Peru of attempting to colonize oi��������� to spread  pro-Peruvian propaganda, in the disputed territory, and, early in 1910,  certain Peruvian priests, so charged,  were expelled f;-~m it.  For this reason, Peru, on -March 21  1910, withdrew her legation ai Santiago do  Chile and Chile retaliated by  withdrawing hers from  Lima.    Thus'  the  matter had rested,  W,  N.       U.  1159  City Boys on the Farm  The boys who go from the city to  the farm must remember that the  work is hard, the hours long; there  arc no bands playing, no drums beating, no decorations or medals for  heroism against weeds and weather.  The compensations arc better health,  better muscles, better sleep, better  appclite, longer life peace of mind.  And this year, of all years, there will  be the inspiring knowledge that he  who is faithfully toiling to increase  food supplies is toiling for the lives  and safety of millions' of mothers and  innocent trusting babes all over the  world; toiling to establish the reign  of liberty and equality 'over all the  earth.���������Detroit  Free  Press.  "What is the latest news?"  "I  don't know," replied Mr.  Meek-  ton,     "The   newspapers   are  all   censored   and   Henrietta   h;,*   (juil.gofug  to teas."  True friends arc  neithei  borrowers.  bore  s nor  not only have saved much money  spent in doctor's bills, but would  liavc had renewed health sooner. 1  cannot speak too highly of this medicine, and would recommend it to  every man who feels weak, ncrvoti.'  or run down."  You can get these pills through  any medicine dealer, or by mail at  50 cents a box, or six boxes for $2.50  from The Dr. Williams' Medicitif  Co:,   Brockville,   Ont.  in, Sambo," the far.  "He won't hurt you-,  barking    dog    never  "Come   right  mer called out'  You  know    a  bites.'1'  "Sure, boss. Ah knows dat," replied the cautious colored ������������������'man "but  Ah don't know how soon he's going  to stop barkiu'."  After the t  '"���������/ItlllllllllllllllllllllllMIIIIIIIIIC  Two Eyea for a LlfAtlme c  i (Movie*) Murlno Is for Tired Htob. Red 3  _   mWTftOa  Byes-Sore Hyes-Grauulated g  =   "               Byellds.     Bosu-Beireshes- 5  = Restoros. Murine Is a Kavorlto Treatment 5  5 for Bros that feel dry and smart, aire your s  = Bros as ranch of your loving care as tout 5  5 Tooth and with the same regularity. 8  S ��������� CARE FOR THEM. YOU CANNOT IUi KfW EYHN |  e Sold at Drug and Optical Stores or by Mill, 3  3 Ask Murine Eyi Rgmtdy Co,, Cblcaf���������, fir ff������e INK S  ���������i Dim inn in i it irtt ii ii 111 ir m ii itiMin ii ��������� 11 n ���������> mil it S  ���������m  ." I  m  ?  P  ���������fWA  x��������� ,#-X^\i;,&Tte.-f'fa*-&'^'~j&<iu-j?''.Ar*��������� ���������-?.^a������a -.'.^.m-j' j  ���������-Si..?' -vv^ ,,'.';������������������'-- . ',"--������> v;~^ >'JK'-    /^.r,.,:.*'.v-,'  -<? v  ',', ..-,<-   7.. ,."1-^':'--  ���������."    /,-'-"    ���������-::;, v.-/"',  - >������������������   -v  w|i������jii^������ww  THE      GAZETTE  HEDLEY.  B.  C.  ">  v.">  l'<6.  V  fc:.  - - . r-  ,('-.���������?*���������'  ������j  it  t������.  WORK OF  STRENGT  [PERIAL CONFERENC  ;NS BONOS OF EMP  RECOGNITION   Ol-    SELF-GOVERNING   DOMINIONS  People and.Government  Whc  ihe   German    People     Know  Who Is to Blame for   l  the War  ;  Readjustment'of Constitutional   Relations of - Component   Parts  Of the Rmpire may be Considered at a Special Conference  To be Held Immediately After the War  The Real London  French   government's   generosity    in ~  allotting in perpetuity the land, where   Csnadian  Woman  Sees    Things  'J he colonial secictary, Right hon.  Waller JJunic Long, has issued a  fcla.tcu'icnt'respecting the work of the  imperial war conference, together  with some of the resolutions adopted  by the  conference..     It    states  that  '������ some of the-matters are. of the most  confidential'character and 'thai the  I nblicalioh of the resolutions and tho  debates  upon  them  will  probably  be  . ir'-possible until after the war.  However, decision was unanimous  (h the respect to the ' resolutions  which are now publishable. On no  occasion was it necessary to divide  or' to withdraw a motion because an  agreement could'not be reached.  '  The conference welcomed the increase-in the number of trade commissioners and recommends thai the  governments    concerned    co-operate,  ��������� especially~for the promotion of iiitcr-  imperial trade.  - It records the view that the 190?  imperial conference 'resolution be  modified so as to permit the full rep"-,  rcsentalion of India in all future imperial conferences, and thai the assent thereto of the. various governments be-obtained.  "'Tt prays that the. king _ constitute 'by royal charter an imperial  graves commission on the lines proposed by the, Prince of Wales lo the  'prime minister. The conference records its deepest appriciation of the  French government's generosity in  allotting in perpetuity the land.w  pur men are buried, and it urges that  similar arrangements be made in the  peace terms with all the allies, enemy and neutral governments, in Gal-  lipoli, Mesopotamia, Africa and elsewhere. -  "-The -conference expresses the  opinion that a readjustment of the  important and intricate subject as to  constitutional rejations of the component parts of the Empire is to  be dealt with during the war, and  should be discussed at a special imperial conference to be held immediately after'thc war. The conference  records further that such readjustment, while thoroughly preserving  all existing" poweis <jC acH-government and complete control of domestic affairs should be based upon a  full recognition of the dominions as  autonomous nations of. an imperial  commonwealth and of India as an  important portion thereof, should  recognize the right of the dominions  and India to a voice in foreign policy  and foreign relations and should provide effective arrangements for continuous consultation on all important  matters of common imperial interest  nud for such concerted action founded on that consultation as the 'several governments shall determine.  The conference recognizes the importance of securing uniformity of  Empire policy and action m regard  to naturalization and commends the  proposals submitted to- the overseas  fovcrnments by the. home ofh.ee. It  recommends that there be no delay  in taking steps for the establishment  in London of an imperial mineral resource bureau, on which the whole  Rmpire shall be represented, wnosc  duties shall include advising how its  mineral resources may be developed  and made available to meet the Empire's  metal   requirements.  In view of the experience of the  war the conference draws attention  to the importance of developing adequately the capacity for production  of naval and military material, munitions-and   supplies  in   all. important  -parts    of the  Empire, including    the  countries  bordering  on    the     I ac.inc  "and Indian oceans, where no such/  faeUitics at present exist. It alhrnis  the importance' of close co-operation  between India, the dominions and  the United Kingdom, with this, object in view. .  The conference urges that me  present svslcm. of double income  taxation within the Empire be taken  in hand immediately after the war,  -ii������d the law so amended as to remedy  the  present   unsatisfactory  position.  In view oi the war experience the  conference recommends, for the safc-  ' iv of the Empire and the necessary  (levelooment of its component parts,  prompt attentive consideration and  concerted action in regard first, to  the production of adequate food supply and arrangements for its transportation wlien aud where, required  uud*r iinv conditions that reasonably  may be anticipated; secondly, to the  control of natural resources available  within the Empire and especially  those of an essential character lor  national purposes, whether in peace  or    war;   -thirdly, lo the economical  "utilization of such natural resources  through manufacturing processes  carried on within the Empire; and  recommends that the. governments  concerned consider the enactment ol  legislation in this direction.  Necessity is Ihe mother of sonic  Inventions, but '.he majority of them  arc orphans.  Aerial Transport  After the War  Aviation  for  Civil   and   Commercial  -  Purposes After the War  The announcement was made in the  British house of. commons by Major  John L. Baird, representative in the  house, bf the Aerial Advisory Board,  that the government liad decided to  appoint a committee-under the chairmanship of Lord Nbrthcliffc, . to investigate civil aerial transport after  the- war.  This, he said, would permit of the  employment of the large number of  'skilled pilots and the airplanes in  the hands of. the army and navy, as  well as of the still vaster number_ of  machines, the construction of which  is under way or planned. ,  Major Baird said the committee  would consider and report on steps  to be taken for the development and  regulation after the war of .aviation  for civil and commercial purposes,  from domestic, imperial and international points of view, aud the extent  to'which it would be possible to utilize the trained personnel and the  aircraft which at the conclusion  peace would be available.  Jt is doubtless true, ,i>- the Get man  newspapers say. that the German  people feel llicmsolv'cs one with their  government. A government (hat control? all Ihe news sources is able to  control ideas lo a very large extent.  There probably are few Germans today who do not believe 'that the war  was forced on them, against the earnest wishes of tfTe government, and  that the government stands between  them and conquest by a horde of enemies.  .One of these 'days the people are  going to learn of the frantic efforts  made by the rest of the world to  substitute arbitration for war 'in the  closing days of July, 1914; of the  readiness of Serbia to meet almost  impossible'Austrian demands; of the  proposal of "Sir Edward Grey of a  Europeans conference; of the refusal  of Austria to consent and the refusal  of Germany to bring pressure to.bear  en her ally.  When ' the real facts arc understood it will be strange if an accounting is not called for by the people  who have had to bear the brunt of  this war against those who brought  il on .-7���������From  the Kansas City Star.  of  as  They Are in, War Time  "London has been, a great surprise  lo mc," said, a well-known Canadian  lady doctor to The Daily Mirror.  "When I. was last in Loudon," she  continued, "we were just .clearing up  the Boer war. I then saw London  loose on a "joy ride." 1 saw youths  playing football with silk hats outside tlie stock exchange and girls  dancing in Trafalgar square. "Everywhere the war in those days was  looked upon as a kind of picnic.  "What a difference today! During  the past months I have sought, but  could find no trace of the gay,  thoughtless London crowds I saw  tlien. -,/ Loudon" lias; become grimly  earnest. It is no longer .watching a  \var across wide oceans.. It is in a  war itself. The-Londoners fcel; they  are lighting, and  they mean, to Win.  "In only a little, West End circle  tliat you could draw .with a compass,  1 have found extravagance and foolishness. The circle is really not London al all, I think. It is a cosmopolitan village in Bohemia,: entirely unrepresentative of your national life.  "The real London is working and  making daily sacrifices ' with'.", strong  determination." .       '-.  "You can see it amongst the men  in the city and in the factories. They  aro working at" high'pressure, and for  once, although they arc British, they  arc not complaining. ,,       ,  "And 'the women in the ��������� 'suburbs'!  They have justified their little red  villages in the matter of thrift. Every  suburban street.-.lias sent its quota "of  men to the front, and in every suburban street I have found women carrying on  gladly and smiling.  "The whole extent and character of  women's labor I find lias been .changed by the war. In no instances have  1 found that the women of London  have lost or arc losmg their womanliness.  "On the contrary, I think they arc  today, realizing a deeper sense of womanhood, finding1 in suffering a measureless strength for making sacrifices greater than ever before.  "Just one word more. The London  of today is a cleaner- city morally  than it was at the beginning of the  century. Girls can go now into places  without molestation that would have  been closed to them even ten years  ���������Ago.  "Don't: send out reports, lo Canada  and the world at large that London is  in the grip of vice and the victim of  idleness. The real London is just  splendid. There is no need to tarnish her banners."  It's Bad Business  Keslriclive immigration regulations  affecting Canadians, as well as tariff  measures, usually bring retaliation by  the Dominion government. So it is  not unlikely that Americans going to  Canada will soon be paying $8 head  tax, or have to go through endless  formality before they can go where  they wish over the border. The intercourse between the two countries  has been growing steadily in the last  few years. Canada has become one  of the most important of the foreign  customers of the United States. It  is unfortunate that provisions of the  new law should hit Canadians, for  aside from friendliness we may feel  toward them , it is bad business.���������  Buffalo Express.  Some girls are so easily flustered  that they even lish for compliments  with bated  breath.  Why Americans  Enlist So-Slowly  They  Want . Lots    Cast    and    Then  ���������They'll Take Their Chances  as Indicated  Aitnesley Burrowes writes as follows in the Detroit Free Press:  'That million of volunteers who  were to spring to arms over night,  according to the promise of anti-preparedness congressmen, have not yet  sprung. In fact the United States  has not as yet produced, as many mil-  ��������� itary volunteers 'as; Ganadaiproduccd  during the first.weeks of the war.  Excluding -the;.French- Canadians,  who have;uot,.responded to the call,  Canada has only-a" few: more than 5,-  000,000 of'people,; while the United  States has ;about -20 times that number. Within: two; weeks-after; ihe call  for volunteers;, Canada- -had^ 32,000  men under arms, and more coming.  On the same; basis, had Canada been  a nation ,of 100,000,000 it would have  produced in the same- period 740,000  volunteers. Since: "thewar began,  Canada with her 5,000,000 of available  population, has enlisted ,400,000 volunteers and at the same rate, had she  possessed 100,000,000 : population,  would have...: produced -8,000,000 of  volunteers.   -  -Nobody has yet 'suggested thai 8,-  Q00,000: Americans will -volunteer or  be asked to -volunteer.- for military  service. But, on the other hand nobody would venture to suggest that  the young men of the United States  are less courageous tlian the young  men of Canada,.  The fact simply is that the young  men of the United States arc more  progressive than the young men of  Canada. The Canadians stuck lo the  old fashioned idea of volunteering.  They .persisted in the belief that the  state has no right to callon its young  men to sacrifice life and fortune for  the benefit of the .whole nation. Tu  their opinion, it was the duty of the  state to beg this favor of its-people  and they thought the people retained  the privilege of asceiuling when they  felt like it, or of telling the state lo  go hang if they did not choose, to  come to its aid. In a word, it nc\er  occurred tb the Canadians to raise an  arm3r by any other means than the  volunteer method.  There are many American boys  who share the Canadian., view, and  while these arc._ not enlisting over  night, by the million, as some.-congressmen so confidently predicted,  they arc nevertheless enlisting in  considerable numbers. But the .majority of our youth have learned  inuch since 1914, and look at the  matter of military service from a  new angle. They arc quite willing lo  serve their country, but they do not  see why certain ones should spring  to arms while a lot of others who  owe the same, duty remain at home  and make, high wages or great profits out of tlie war in which the volunteers make nothing but on the contrary lose legs, blood, and health.  It is plain to them that the only  fair way in which the selection of  soldiers"can be made is by the drawing of lots. They arc perfectly willing to take chances. If they draw a  job in a munition factory, or a chair  in an office, they will perform their  duty to the country in that capacity,  and if 1 hey draw a billet with a regiment of infantry, or a bailery of artillery, they will go to France. . or  elsewhere, and acquit themselves as  Americans should.  IS FRIGHTENED  ECTRE OF FAMINE  UNENVIABLE   POSITION    OF    ENEMY   COUNTRIES  The Whole Continent is  Aroused to Realization that Starvation  May Intervene Before a Military Decision Can Be Possibly  Reached by. the Combalants   o    The Heartless Huns  Will  Gerjnans  Drive    the    Helpless  " Belgians Against Allied Guns?  General von Bissiug, the German  Governor of Belgium who has passed from this earthly sphere, was an  excellent' specimen of the military  brute developed by the Prussian system. ' An American newspaper correspondent, Fred C. Walcott,1 in an  address in Minneapolis gave an illustrative account of an interview with  von-Bissing. He said, according to  the Alimicapolis  Journal:  ."I asked the German Governor of  Belgium, General von Bissing, what  they would do if the. British ��������� and  French withdrew their support of  the Belgians aud French^ who are  within the German lines. He said  preparations had been made for tak  ing the skilled workmen to Germany  to release Germans for war service,  and the others of both sexes who  were healthy would be shipped to  Mesopotamia, where they would irrigate that country, and make il ready  for the German colonists to come.  The others, he said, old and young  aud weak, would be herded together  and, with a firing squad behind thcm7  driven against the British and French  Runs to be passed through aud cared  for by those who were really responsible for their care. Belgium 'would  then be peopled with Germans and  the question of Belgian liberty would  be settled forever."  This interview look place some  months ago���������before the capture of  Bagdad by the British, which spoiled  part of von Bissing's ideal. But another part, the deportation of skilled  workmen to Germany has been carried out lo some extent; and perhaps  yet we shall sec an attempt made to  execute the last part, namely the  driving of the weakest of ihe Belgian  population in front or the British  guns.  Of course von Bis<iug was r.o  worse than the whole German general staff. Jfc was merely frank. 'Ihe  rest of iliem would carry out such a  program with perfect checrtVlness.���������  Ottawa  Tourual-Press.  Much  Good Steel ������  On  Verdun  Field  Salvaging Steel From    the    Famous  Battlefield Will Be Profit-      /  able Work  ilillions of shells from German  and French guns of various calibres  have left the battlefield of Verdun holding a veritable mine of  ready refined .steel. So great is the  slore of scrap metal that the steel  industry is figuring the advantage  of trying to rake the blood soaked  area of France's supreme resistance",  when the war is over, to redeem the  fragments.  Military reports on many da\s calculated that a million or moie projectiles had fallen into the area iu  twenty-four hours. The steel trade,  however, prefers to estimate that  Verdun was hammered al the moderate rate of a million a week.  A total weight of 1,350,00(1 lorfs is  believed to await profitable ademption from the area of the mures-.  At the present price of scrap steel,  $17.50 a ton, ihe deposit is worth  $23,625,000.   Bare Shelves  French Praise for Canada   '  The  Echo de  Paris  contains a   detailed, account of the  pari: played by  Canada in  the  war.   The  paper says  iu part:  "Every week brings us news of the  unvarying generosity of the Canadians, who never cease to offer invaluable assistance in money and  lives. Moreover, although everywhere else Germans are traitors to  the country of their adoption German-Canadians give proof of their  loyalty and do their whole duty just  like the other inhabitants of Canada.  Food Shortage Will Not Be Relieved  in 1917  The world-wide shortage of food,  is not likely to end with 1917. Reserve stocks arc depleted. No matter  what efforts-are. put forth now, there  will be no accumulation of reserves  by next autumn. We shall -enter  191S'with bare shelves, and, even ii  the war ends with the present summer, general uusettlement -and delay  in restoring to civil employment men  now- engaged in war will 'probably  cause world production next year to  fall below the. normal.  It is imperative, therefore, that in  this country our plans for increased  production should not be limited to  the present. We. have, indeed, been  too slow in appreciating the condition by which we arc faced to render  possible such increase in production  this year as should have been provided for. It is not early now to plan  for next season. While doing everything possible to recover lost ground  in 1917, let us not forget the necessities of 1918. More production this  year and still more production next  year should be the motto ever in  mind.���������From  the Toronto Globe.  "The Smith  other night."  "Was   it   their  celebration?"  "No.       It   was  tirc������."  bad a big blow-out the  daughter's   birthday  their     automobile  "All Europe has become panicky  about food, says a special London  report.    .  _  Germany is most scared among the  combatants, but Spain and the Scandinavian countries arc only Jess agitated. The whole continent has suddenly been aroused to the realization  that starvation is possible long before a military decision can be  reached.  The, government-inspired German  press is holding out assurances that  "England is on the verge of starvation and is certain to collapse for  want of food iu a few weeks, regardless of military conditions. The  German general staff is issuing the  most preposterous misstatements regarding the military situation to convince the people- that military conditions are of secondary importance.  In both< regards the German government is misleading the people.  Britain faces the necessity of holding  out until the new crop is harvested.  After which she will get a long respite because the interned German  ships and new ships will become the  dominant factor in the transport-  situation. >>  Nevertheless Great Britain is getting a much needed scare about the  food situation. Great Britain and  France are moving heaven and earth  to show such a military preponderance as will overcome German confidence based on the success of the  submarine campaign.  Spain and Scandanavia confront a'  black prospect because their economic resources are less able to cope  with the conditions, aud the United  States must henceforth co-operate  with the Allies, depriving the neutral  countries of supplies so that Great  Britain and France can be fed fiisl.  Parisians have begun to get  meatless dinners under a government  order forbidding beef, pork, lamb  poultry, game, and similar dishes at  the evening meal except on Sunday s  and holidays. Fish is so scarce and  high that nearly everybody is a vegetarian now.  ��������� Eggs in various stages were consumed in great quantities, but tb. :  indications are thai their sale" will  be restricted, as ihey are needed for  wounded soldiers, children and .age J  icople. Besides, there is great short-,  age of them.  J'he midday meal is the only-  one at which meats may be served.  The French seldom have anything  but coffee and bread for breakfast.  Despite the short nolice of meatless dinners, the chefs of the leading  restaurants had prepared various  tempting dishes made of disguised,  vegetables. The Italian restaurants  h"cd big crowds -for macaroni and  other filling dishes, and Brunicr's���������  ceiebrated fish place���������was turning  people away at 7 o'clock.  More and more the war councils  iu session al .Washington are crystalling into a monumental campaign  lo feed the Allies. Finance and shipping problems arc coming to be considered comparatively collateral,  though of course, vital.  ��������� It is taken for granted that it will  be the policy of the Allies, after  America has made her - preliminary  contribution to her fighting sister nations iu men, money, food and shipping, to entrust the United States  with control of certain phases .'������ the  war. That food will be one of the  problems left entirely in . American  hands is believed certain.  This will mean that one man, or  small group of men, will bz named  by President Wilson to dominate the  production and distribution of all  food in the United States.  it is deemed probable that this  stop will involve the formation of an  iuler-Ally Food Commission, coin-  prising a director-general for each  nation.  The Austrian Emperor's Prayer  Austria made this war, and urged  on by Germany, insisted upon having it. A few years earlier she seized  Bosnia and Herzegovina, regardless  of the risks of causing a great war  at that time. In 1912 she sought to  induce Italy to support-her in war,  but Italy re'iused. In 1914 she set out  to overthrow and absorb Serbia,  knowing that her action would bring  on this great war, unless Europe, for  a second time, looked on and allowed  her to make conquest as she willed.  Yet the Emperor now, in his prayer,  while his words arc reverent enough,  lies to Heaven by asserting that he  and his people have fought only iii  self-defence.���������Toronto Star.  Fat From Fruit Stones  War is a great teacher of littta  economics. The scarcity of fats and  oils forced Germany last year to collect the fruit stones that arc usually  thrown away. One hundred and  twenty thousand tons were gathered,  from which was taken more than a  million pounds of oil.���������Youth's Companion.  ' i'  v.,  v.  ���������? ��������� :  .- J      t   . THE      UAZE1TE,      HEDLEY,  B.  C.  Die as Bravely  As They Fight  How  Canadians  Meet   Greatest  Test  of Manhood  How do Canada's sons out hcic  face tit,nil when it comes0 asks Stew-  ait Lyon, special eoi lcspondent of  the  Canadian   Picss.  Everyone knows what honor they  have brought to the Dominion by  their courage in battle' and their  cheerfulness and adaptability in camp  and field.;  What of the last and greatest test  of manhood; the inevitable encounter  that awaits us all, from ..which only  the spirit can hope to emerge victorious?  Chaplains of the, Canadian corps  with whom I have spoken say without hesitation that Canada's sons  who pass,out, iu the field and in the  ambulances and: hospitals immediately behind the front, die as bravely  as   they fight. ���������������������������  "I have yet tb hear one of these  , ..mortally wounded men express fear  of death," said a chaplain who has  knelt in the field byr the side of dying men wherever Canadians have  fought���������in the Ypres salient, on the  , Somme, at Festubert���������-and,.,, who  wears the ribbon of the Military  Cross���������given" for conspicuous valor..  "Most of them," he added "have  thought of tlie other side as men will  v. ho are confronted daily by death  in many turns. In most cases mortally wounded'.men are mentally alert  when they go out. I recall one  young fellow with whom", I was  speaking of spiritual things���������both 'of  us knowing that he had but aJewi  minutes to .'live���������-saying in answrer to  my assurance that it was into God's  'world he  was passing: ;    '  "'It. will be most interesting to me  to  compare it with this.'  "Many of .the men have little  knowledge of^creeds and religious  observances,"but I have met but one  who did not Understand the significance of the Cross. Fie had never  .been to Sunday school and it is on  the lessons learnt there most of the  '���������men   lean   at the  end.r  "They are not given to self-pity.  Thoughts of home and of the folk  there, especially of the mother, are  often the last in their, consciousness.  In .one case I recall, a young ;,chap  was greatly distressed over the; blank  his death would leave in the life of  his fiancee. The general note is that  of unfaltering acceptance of the .inevitable."  Another chaplain, speaking of his  ministrations to dying men, said:  "We did not send over all the saints  in Canada to do our share of the  fighting. Some of our men have been  hard cases, but I have yet to hear  one avow himself an infidel or an unbeliever in a hereafter. The dying  men have the instinct of immortali-  ty."  The testimony    of    Canadian  field  chaplains as to how the men face the  king of terrors1 is  that of much  experience.   The sixty-five  chaplains  at  present on duty' represent all the important branches of the church- They  labor together in-the most complete  harmony���������Protestant   and     Catholic..  Anglican  and    Methodist,  Presbyterian and Baptist.    They hold services  for  the men in  the  field  often  under  shell   fire,   comfort  and   pray  for  the  dying,   write   letters   to   the   relatives  at home of those who pass out, and  in addition  operate a-system of canteens  and  cinema  entertainments  behind  the lines a  good deal  like that  of   the   Y.M.C.A.,   the   chief   difference being that the chaplains' system  is   officially-   recognized,   and   its    accounts audited by the army officials.  Tlie canteens are,    of    course, dry",  and  the  things sold arc largely supplementary  eatables.  The    entertainers at the cinemas and the men who  operate  them  are   so    selected    that  there   is  no   impairment     of   fighting  strength.  Men out on leave, or certified   as   temporarily    unfit    for'   the  trenches   are   utilized.     No     salaries  are paid, and the profits are used  to  rrovide coffee behind the  front during    engagements,      and      Thermos  flasks  with  which  coffee and tea are  conveyed to   the wounded along    tliCj  line  of  an  advance  and  at  the  first-j  aid stations to which the ambulances!  cannot   penetrate.   Stationary,   sporting supplies  and  similar  things    not  provided  under army regulations are  also  supplied  free of cost from    the  cinema and canteen surplus.  The total  turnover of this  remarkably useful  social  service    department    conducted   by     the   Canadian    chaplains  was over $100,000 in the three months  ended December 31. The.profits were  about   $10,000,   and   all   of   them     go  back  to  the  troops  iu  the  form  comforts.  Japs Make Munitions  For Russia  What the Tanks Can Do  Splendid Description of Tanks Which  Chews  up Barbed  Wire  Those luiid descriptions of the famous "tanks" which,-war-.correspondents racked then brains, to produce  some months ago.are cast into the  shadL by the entncly unliuthful account oi" the monsters contained in  a k Iter fiom a pnvatc in the Middlesex legiment to his mother, lie  alleges" of ; the  new ��������� war machine:  "They can do up thc^ prisoners in  bundles like straw binders, and, in  addition, have an adaptation of a  Goss printing machine which enables  them to catch the Huns, fold, count  and  deliver    them    in  quires,     every  thirteenth  man   being   thrown   out  a! ri".,i,;���������c -f.r^���������"        T_r"  "   A.      "      .  little  further   than   the, others.     The  ��������� <W ?<f S^���������'    Here t*?������usands  Since Outbreak of War Tokio Arsenal Has Had Large Num.  b'er of Workers  More tlian 80,000 Japanese muni-  lions makcis aie working day and  night turning out ammunition.- for  the Russian armies. This statement  is made in the March issue of the  Japan Alagazine,'in an article ; on  "Afaking Munitions for the Allies."  The article, written by M. Hlyodo  and approved by the Japanese intelligence office, says:  "In the Koishikawa section of Tokio there is a huge arsenal daily engaged   in   turning  out   munitions   for  Binder Twine Outlook  tanks can truss refractory prisoners  like fowls prepared: for, cooking,while  their equipment renders it" possible  for. them to charge into a crowd of  Huns, and, by shooting out a thousand spikes, like porcupine quills, to  carry off an opponent on each.  Though 'stuck up,' the prisoners arc,  needless To say, by no means proud  of their ..'position.  "The cars in question; can chew up  barbed wire and turn it into munitions. As they.'.;run they slash their  tails'" and clears away trees, houses,  howitzers and anything else in the  vicinity. They turn over on their  backs and catch live shells in their  caterpillar feet, and can'; be. easily  adapted as submarines; indeed,, most  of them cross the channel in this  guise.  ."They loop the loop, travel for:  ward, sideways and backwards, not  only with equal speed, but at the  same time. They spin round like a  top, but far more quickly. They dig  themselves in a hole, bury themselves, scoop out a tunnel, and come  out again ten miles further off in  half, an -hour-. '���������'   '.  "The tanks can do anything; and  everything; in fact, if there is; -.anything'-.which can't be done the tanks  can' do ft.",.-, '���������'���������/���������. .-::r;  A Power for Good  of  Mark Twain's Discovery  Mark Twain was a generation  ahead of President Wilson in discovering .Germany. Otrliis visit to Bad-  , en-Baden in 1878 he wrote that the  shop-keepers detested the English  and despised Americans. They were  rude to English and American women. In a Tramp Abroad he wrote  that the German sjiopkceper "swindles you if he can, and insults you  whether he succeeds in swindling you  or not. The keepers of baths also take  great and patient pains to insult  you."���������Toronto News,  Work of the Salvation Army of. Im  mense Benefit to Humanity, I  Wheii at street .corners in cities  and larger towns of Canada West,  the "Blood and Fire" flag of the Sal  vatiori Army is noticed, tangible' evidence is forthcoming that a mighty  agency for the betterment of mankind is in operation.  It is not" feasible to presume that  the late General Booth at the commencement of his efforts, surmised  within his most sanguine thought the  magnitude his small beginning would  attain in later' years. Early days of  his career bore ..witness to firece opposition, but Booth was never daunted. His work continued., Today the  civilized world recognizes what his  labors  have  really represented.  The Salvation Army has, is today,  thrusting forward warfare against  the enemies of righteousness. The  beating of the drum and sound of  the tambourine may have appeared  a somewhat strange method and program, perchance peculiar; By many  people the proceedure was considered unwarranted by tenets of reli  gion. But the Christian world has  thrown asunder any prejudice. The  results of that army's labors have  merited approval tlie earth over.  Much of the army's phenomenal success can be attributed to the fact that  a large percentage of its ranks are  enabled to speak from personal, not  theoretical knowledge of life's intricacies. Upon its roll calls are enumerated a humanity rescued from the  world's by-ways, and now brought  into higher ideals of citizenship, thus  enabled to render practical proof of  the potent factor through which, such  transformation has been brought  about.-  Rescue homes, hospitals, social  and food depots, work yards, prison  gate, slum angels, represent plans for  the uplifting of humanity, active formulas never before conceived, by  the Christian church. And various  other phrases of Salvation Army effort might be mentioned���������employment bureaus, search for lost rela-i  lives and friends. _ ���������  Booth has passed away. His great  work is remaining. Future history  cannot be complete without reference to the efforts he inaugurated,  ever to be continued by the Salvation  Army, the friends of outcast men  and women. All over the world are  standing monuments to General  Booth, not-.figures of stone, but living witnesses. The mothers of once  drunken sons, wives of former dissolute husbands, ask these what they  think of the  army's  work.  At  the    time    of    Booth's    death,  Queen  Alexandra  of Britain  eulogized his  work in the following words:  "The world owes  General  Booth a  debt   of   eternal   gratitude."  How  very  true!���������J.D.A.   Evans.  Visitor (hungry)���������And at what  time do you have dinner, my little  friend?  Terrible boy���������Soon as you've goael  Honey Production in Manitoba  In 1916 there were 10,000 colonies  of bees in the Province of Manitoba,  and they produced over 800,000  pounds of honey. Bee-keeping has  been known, in Manitoba as far back  as 1875, but it is only within the last  three or four years that any serious  attention has been paid to it. The  Association of Manitoba Beekeepers  are contemplating an advertising  campaign.  of hands never cease operation; and  the smoke above the giant works is  like a cloud from a volcano.  ."The new arsenal first showed  what it could do in the way of meeting the needs of the army during the  Russo-Japanese war, after which  there was a lull in output, until the  demand came to help Russia instead  .of.-.withstand' her. After big war orders began to arrive from Russia the  2,000 workmen in-the Tokio arsenal  increased manifold until now no less  than 15,000 hands are busy there  from day to day.  -���������'.'���������The men labor from .eight to ten  hours a day, according to pressure of  work. At present the demand for  munitions is so insistent that the  work goes on from 1 a.m. to 7 p.  m., a 12-hour day. The.work goes  on at night ;also, from 7 p.m. to 7  ai'm. ;, The most pressing demand at  present is for rifles and small arms  for which big rush orders are being  filled.      '.���������;������������������  "The wages of the Japanese arsenal worker are small compared with  the same kind of man abroad, being  from 30'���������������������������sen a day (16c) to 1 yen  (50c) for a day of ten hours. The  men are paid 20 percent more for  overtime, so that a man who, receives  30 sen a day will get 42 sen if he has  to, work overtime, while the man  who gets:;T'.ycn a day will get nearly  2 yen; a day .for overtime. The men  have no .time off, save on Sundays  and national  holidays.  "As the 'work of the arsenal is  strictly.:������������������'secret everyone entering or  leaving the great works is closely  scrutiriized. ;.The workmen have to  carry a metal pass each, the permanent hands having a nickel pass, and  the temporary hands a brass one,  each pass  being numbered.  "Besides the Tokio military arsenal  there is a big naval arsenal, with another at Yokosuka and another at  Kure, where munitions and arms are  made by still more expert workmen.  In these arsenals the wages are higher, the rate-ranging 'from 12 "sen "a"  day to 3 yen, the most expert, men  make about 100 yen a month.  "Many of the guns with which Russia is now stemming the tide of invasion so successfully were made by  these Japanese arsenal workers; and  they are still busy supplying such  weapons. About 80,000 men are  now busy in these naval arsenals,  turning  out  munitions  for  Russia."  How Canadians Save  The  Thrift   Campaign  Has    Proven  Eminently Satisfactory  The splendid response of the people of Canada to the thrift campaign  initiated by the government is emphasized in a memorandum issued by  the Dominion Department of ^Fi-  nance.  It is as follows:  "That the thrift campaign is proving eminently successful is shown by  the returns of savings in chartered  banks, and the numberand amount of  war'savings certificates and debenture stock issued by the Department  of Finance, The total savings in  Canadian chartered banks at the end  of February amounted to $1,300,000,-  000 in round figures. For the same  month in 1916 the amount was $1,100-  000,000, and for 1915 $1,000,000,000.  This shows an increase in the savings of the people during the last two  years of no less a'sum than $300,000-  000. In addition, nearly 80,000 war  savings certificates have been sold,  aggregating $5,500,000, and five per  cent, debenture stock aggregating  $8,500,000. To this there should be  added the amounts of the two previous war loans, which aggregated  $200,000,000. On the whole it would,  appear from these' figures that over  $500,000,000 has been saved by the  people of Canada during the  two years,"  Prices May Be Expected to be Somewhat Higher Than Last Year  Interesting statistics in regard lo  what may be expected in the binder  twincmarket during the coming year  arc given in a letter which the Saskatoon Board of Trade has received  from L. H. Dewey, botanist in  charge of fibre investigations for the  United States department of agriculture at Washington.  Mr. Dewey, who has just returned  fiom an expensive investigation trip  to Porto Rico writes to Commissioner Sclanders:  "So far as I have been' able to  learn, there seems likely to be a sufficient supply, of binder twine for all  needs, but owing to the high price  of fibre the prices of binder twine  arc likely to be much greater than  last year. Two or*three of. the prison binder-twine plants have quoted  prices'for the coming year at 13 to  14 cents per pound, with discounts  for large quantities and for prompt  payment.  "The quantity of henequen imported during the calendar year 1916  is reported to be 221,126 tons, which  may be compared with 183,542 tons  during the calendar year 1915. The  importations-for 1916 were the largest on record. It appears like a  commercial paradox to have binder  twine quoted at a price 2 to 3 cents  per pound less than the current quotations, for raw fibre. Much of the  fibre, howrever, used in the twine  for the coming season was purchased in the previous year at 'lower  prices, but, of course, it is argued  that if farmers receive a higher price  for wheat, amounting to $10 or more  per acre above what they received  in former years, they can afford to  pay the 10 to 15 cents more per  acre for the higher cost of binder  twine." -  A Sublime Oration  Canadian Women Return  Hundreds of Women Who Went to  England Returned to  Canada  When it is possible to write it, one  of the most interesting chapters of  war history will describe *how Canadian" women and children in England,  Mho for many reasons M'ould have  been much better off in their own  country, were returned to the Dominion. : v  A great effort towards effecting  this has just been accomplished by  the British and Canadian authorities,  M'ith the result that hundreds of women and-children who had come to  look upon residence in England as  one of the .fates which the war-'.had  "brought urjoii-chemr"wlII cre~ long"be-  treading once more the streets of  ���������Montreal and Winnipeg.  Many took the risk at the last moment, but -on the other hand, a fai  larger number clamoreel for admission into the party. The authorities  found themselves eventually so embarrassed with applications that further suppliants- had to be refused.  They embrace all classes.  There were wives of fighting men  with several children, who had got  to England early in the war an-d had  been staying with English relatives  or living under much less desirable  circumstances. There were one or  two wealthy women who had come  to England with large ideas of doing  war work, but found that while their  offers of help -were courteously considered,- there M'as not-muth scope  for such .labor as they were disposed  to offer. There were not a few m-Iio^'  had been doing really capable service  in England, but' whose work was  more valuable in Canada.  It was a motley crowd, from all  point's of view, which the authorities  dealt with, and' the labor connected  with tlie applications was truly gigantic, especially as.it had to be done  iu double quick time. However,  everything is successfully accomplished, and when the full revelation  of all the details is pernn'ssable, _ it  will make one of the most interesting  stories of the war.  Funeral Oration That Ranks    High  With the Best of Its Kind  "FIcrc is a funeral oration that  would seem to challenge comparison  with some of the finest we.possess by  its pregnancy and its brevity and its  sublimity. But even in spite of tho  hurried times we live in, it musfTbe  read at least twice for some of its  'many beauties 'to"''be realized," writes  Mr. Cloudcsley Brercton in The  Fortnightly Review, in an appreciation of a new thinker, Binchara  Eranford, the author of "Janus and  Vesta."  " 'To pay honor to the memory of  die dead we living meet here today.  ",'From the bounteous womb -of  our- great motherland these 'dead  heroes received the gift of life. That  gift, in her defence from foreign  foes,  they rendered back.        o  "'For us they faced the   terrors of-  dcalh;  but  such   things veil   f?om  us  their inner meaning"  "'All great things and good ,hath  God seen fit in Ffis infinite- wisdom  to offer to our mortal eyes in forms  that repel and chill our . feeble  hearts; whereas the garb of evil  draws us as^ with enchantment. Oui  limitless comprehends' not the peerless gift God offers, but iii momenta  of exaltation of soul and ecstasy of  body, the immortal spirit of man  pierces^ through the dread form and  sees with the inner eye the majestic  figure of the All-beautifuK Behind-  the veil of death appears a smile of  ineffable sweetness, so compelling  that the spirit M'ould fain abide  therewith for ever.  " 'At that supreme moment when  Death meets Life, Man rises to the  pinnacle of heroism, and achieves his  immortality.  " 'So came Death to those Brave  ones whom we~here in all reverence  commemorate. In his embrace they  consecrated Life.  " 'Their grave is the bosom of '  universal Mother-Earth and then-  vault is the starry firmament of  Heaven. In the spirit of each lives  the spirit of Earth. Dust we ar������s  and to dust we all return. But  every smallest particle of that price--'  less dust enfolds within itself a very  galaxy of stars, and this God-created  body that thrills everlastingly in  ways that we comprehend not, b'it  yet can apprehend, with the magic  of matter, the miracle of life, and  that mystery of mysteries, the individuality  of  man.  " 'The Resurrection is not a tale  that is told; not a fable whose truth  is fled; but a great vision of the  Spirit that dwells imperishable and  divine in the secret heart of each. -   "'-Xhose--vi1ii->iTi.' tlie-gnfls-jlnve^.��������� die������������������  young. Let.us weep no longer then,  for those that are fallen, but enshrine in our hearts the deeds they  did for us, and ��������� let their spirits  breathe sweetly into ours the sublime truth that Death- is not evil.  " 'Then, not in ��������� vain, shall the  Motherland in her need call unto us  that icniain to face our duty on the  battlefield of . life, ever faithful soldiers" of God. For the ancient saying  stands fast:, that the chief end of man  is to magnify the glory of God and  through suffering to enjoy Him for  ever."  Germanism Dead in England  past  r*s-  wo-  She���������Can a man tell when  a  man loves him?  He���������He can, but he ought not to.  No Friend Remaining  The Central Empires have finally  cut themselves off from the sympathy, if not from'the official comity,  of every civilized people under Heaven. Mankind averts its face from  Germany and her M'retched accomplices; and their groaning populations, sunk in such misery as no  European community has known  within living recollection, are now to  feel that in all the world'they have  no friend remaining, no powerful  peacemaker to whom they can appeal  no quarter to which they can look  for sympathy and help in the task of  living down, when the conflict .ends,  the frightful record of their directors  of policy and warfare.���������London  Daily Telegraph.  "Did you read where a young woman walked into the Copley-Plaza  dining-room wearing a necklace of  potatoes?"  "Yes, aren't those vulgar displays  of wealth disgustine?"  The Rural Church and the Farm  Another great need of the country  is diversion. People who handle the  plough need lo have something to  think about. They have many hours  to think. That he may not be a pessimist or a false philosopher, that he  may not con over evil thoughts and  fill his mind with wrong and inhuman sentiments is for the church to  have a care. The pulpit must not  think it beneath its dignity, to organize play festivals, and the minister  must not be ashamed to wear motley, if by so doing he can bring a  better and a nobler spirit into the  countryside. The tedium of country  life is unsocial, it is against the welfare of the State. It is bad for the  heart and for the soul.���������Dr. Warren  H.  Wilson in Breeders' Gazette.  The First Food Controller  Who was the first' Food Controller? No, it wasn't Lord Devonport.  Economists have never quite settled  the point. Some declare that the  honor falls to Joseph, when he filled  the granaries of Egypt against the  seven years' famine- Others are inclined to favor Caius Gracchus, who  c'istributed corn to Roman citizens at  the time of the civil strife in 130 B.  C., while others, again, give first  place to Louis XIII., when, in his  famous Code Michaud, he fixed the  number of dishes to be served at  table.���������London Daily Chronicle-  Pioneers of Germanism    Have ���������', Had  All  Their  Work  for  Nothing.  Herr Stielow, former London correspondent of the Berliu'Local Au-  zeiger, is troubled about the future  of Germans in England. His paper  prints an article by him entitled,  "Tlie Annihilation of Gennanisin--in  England." In this he says:  "The war isN-not yet oyer, and it is  still impossible to say what the position of Germans in England will be  after normal conditions .have been  restored. But this much is certain:  that the tremendous structure ot  Germanism which our countrymen  had erected there during centuries  of work, .has been shattered to its  foundations. The German had procured for himself fruitful fields of  work throughout the land, and the  whole business world has been permeated by Germans. For the most  part these M-erc not German refuse  but valuable members of society,  good pioneers of Germanism. It is  true that they adapted themselves to  the prevailing conditions, but in heart  and character they remained Gcr-  man."  Petrified Bird's Nest  Petrified bird's eggs have, been  found on several occasions, but as  far as can be ascertained, it remained for a Washington State man  to find both a group of petrified eggs  and the petrified nest in which the  eggs were' originally laid. The nest  was imbeded in a rock formation 'in  a cliff of the Grand Canyon, five bun-  dred feet above the base. It must  have been the nest of some bird  about ihe size of a robin, and only  one side of it���������what is now the darker side���������must have been exposed to  the air. It is impossible to estimate  how many centuries ago the eggs  were laid.  "I've had a bit of "luck. I picked  up_ $100 day before yesterday, and  learning this-morning that it belonged to that old miser Marx, I returned  it to him."  "I see; and he gave you a reward."  "Oh, no; but he didn't charge    me  any interest for the two  day*  I  had  it."  P  lSJ'1'1  *:���������*.<  ���������'���������:. ���������).-���������'  ������  ���������! **  n  ���������:/ .\fc  ������������������������������������,'&  U  :*& THE     GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.      C.  I      - ^   * ������. in  Industrial    Census An Average Test  t'feifefe  Comprehensive Figures Being Sought  Covering All of Dominion  Rt. Hon. Sir George Foster made  tlie anonunceinent that a comprehensive census of the industries of Canada would, be taken for the year 1917  In  the  Days  When  Horse   Stealing  Wbb More Popular  Cow Testing is a Paying Proposition  for the Dairyman  It is well known that the percentage of fat in milk varies considerably  and for various .reasons; but if an i ������"������-������ hum so ciccunea mat today we  average is to be struck for any cow, scarcely hear it mentioned. And it  it must be on the known total weight was a profitable industry, too, thoueh  An Extinct Industry  . Many years ago in rural communities there flourished an 'industry  which has so declined that today we  Factory Employs Spiders  Used  Little  Workmen Spin    Webs  "for Cross Hairs on Lenses  'I 'ii'.  V  ,-net iat considering a similar suggestion. *" -  A postal census of the nianufac-  tures.iof Canada was taken for 1915  and /the results, with those of 1911,  constitute the latest information now  those weighings, during the full period of lactation. <��������� '  The 3.0 average test may mean  more weight of fat per "year or again  it may not. One thing is certain, it  is only possible to know by weighing  ':-���������  ft.  up  to date.    The, plans arc already  drawn up for certain sections of the  field;  they will  be  completed during  the summer and the inquiry launche'd  towards.the end.of the year, so that  the results will be available for 1918-  The organization -within the census  and statistics office for the collection  of'industrial  statistics  has    recently  been placed-on a new basis." In the  past the "main statistics of this character have been collected at the general^ decennial census of    population.  This  has   not  been   entirely "satisfactory as an inquiry into organized industry, if it is to yield results of value requires more complex forms and  more skilled collectors  to  suffice for  the  inquiry  into  population,  agriculture,  etc.    At  the  same  time, as  the  number of industrial undertakings  is  comparatively limited, greater organ-  yea  ,, Record forms for milk can be obtained free of charge on application  to the Dairy Division, Ottawa. It  will pay every dairyman to take up  cow testing, keep his best cows and  increase the total and average yield  ofrthe whole herd.  Stars and Stripes  On Vimy Ridge  Young Texan Was the First American to Carry U.  S.  Flag Into  Fight Against Huns  His name is not given in the despatch from Ottawa coming from  Canadian headquarters in Europe,  but the fact is announced ' that a  young American  from    Texas,     who  notoriously disagreeable and was  calculated to impress upon one the  uncertainty of all  things' material.  The first thing to be done after  the theft was discovered was to notify the neighbors of the fact. Sometimes hand bills were printed, describing the stolen animal and naming  a reward for its recovery and for  the capture of the thief.  Then the friends of the-one who  lost the horse rode aM'ay in different  directions, usually in twos.  There were men who made a practice pf buying stolen animals in these  times. They usually lived in some  convenient border town and were  provided with    special facilities    for  disoosino- nf Hi*  W.7,    tu. .        . tne ProVUding end of the  tT^Lf'lf },^:, lheSe WCrC   thread, has   become  attached.   When  In a large British factory that produces surveying instruments, spiders  arc probably the most indispensable  workmen. It is their duty to spin the  delicate thread used for the cross  hairs that mark the exact centre of  the object lens in the surveyor's telescope.  Spider vvcb is the only suitable material yet discovered for the cross  hairs of surveying instruments. Although this fibre is almost invisible  to the naked eye, the powerful lenses  of the telescope magnify it to the  size of a man's thumb. Human hair  when magnified in the same way has  the apparent -dimensions of a "rough  hewn, lamp post. Moreover, human  hair is transparent and cross hairs  must be opaque.  The spiders produce during a two-  months' spinning season thousands  of yards of web, which is wound  upon metal frames and stored away  until needed. A spider "at work"  dangles in the air by its . invisible  thread, the upper end of which is  attached to a metal wire frame  whirled in the hands of a girl. The  girl first places the spider on her  hand until  the protruding end of the  ization of the inquiry,from'headquar- i JP" enlisted in  Canada has been  the  ters   and   the   employment   of   expert/     st American soldier to    carry    his  Inrc      ie   fn.cIKU        Ti.   : .    COllntrv's    colore   inln    linrl   Hiitls      Ir.  it  ,:, ki.:. .-.:���������.... ::S'<S'i-i*v>;:  |f%:������'----'.$#p  ���������''������������������"���������''    s&Mi  ' /-������������������ . .S$K*V--������.'  -''      ������&$���������<>������������������.".:'.:.������������������::  ,'  ;B8fe'.-"���������,-"..-.  field investigators is feasible. It is  proposed -therefore in future to take  the industrial census apart from the  decennial census of population, and  agriculture and in a different year  .so^s to equalize the work in the office.  In the years intervening between  the industrial census a limited inquiry, covering certain basic features  only will be made, with the purpose  'of keeping the census figures up to  date.  Several provincial departments exercise jurisdiction in the industrial  ��������� field and in that connection the public obtain more or less complete sta-  'tistics. Such1 are the various provincial mines, fisheries, etc. It is hoped to M"ork in co-operation with the  more important of these and certain  -dominion departments who have had  -   ccpcriano.o   -In.    tnrlustrin 1      processes  and conditions . - The inquiry "will be  the most comprehensive of its kind  undertaken in Canada and will at  the same itmc utilize-existing machinery to the fullest extent possible, j  so as to bring the sum total of government organization and equipment to the task.  The census and statistics office  hopes simultaneously with the above  to reorganize, in conjunction with the  provinces, the. arrangements for estimating the acreage under crops, the  number of farm livestock, and the  general agriculture yields from year  to year between censuses.  country's colors into land battle in  this great war. He tied the flag to  his bayonet before the charge of entente forces at Vimy ridge, and fell  under German fire;, fortunately he  was found and carried to the rear  and now lies in hospital.  His    name    will    become    known  presently,  and  it  will  be  cheered  by  his .countrymen who arc beginning to  realize their duty to the European defenders   of  civilization   and    to     feel  the circulation-of red blood becoming  normal in bodies  enervated by  carelessness and inertia, and of late,  un-  ���������til  this , moment,    checked    by    the  hateful  anaesthetic  of  pacifistic   neutrality.    .The  name    of  this    young  Texan will be cheered as  the    name  of a favorite of fortune.  Who would  not be glad to  be the first to  carry  American colors in this war?���������From  the New York, Evening Sun.  "       )  first visited and watched. _  Sometimes the horse was recovered, sometimes the thief found. But  more often neither, happened. If he  had a few hours' start before daybreak the chances of capture and  recovery vvcre extremely remote.  In England not so very long ago  hanging was the penalty for horsestealing. In this country, too, the  same punishment has been inflicted.  The decline-of this nefarious business was not, I am sorry to say, one  result of an elevation of the ethical  standard-, but rather was due to  change'd rural conditions. Better  loads were ibuilt which made communication between distant places  easier. The introduction of the telegraph and telephone into rural life  still further lessened the chances of  the thief's escape. "'The motor car  has also, contributed to' the general  safety of farmers' horses.���������Montreal  Family Herald.  Boy Scout Notes  China's Women Legislators  China is the only Oriental country  where women are ^allowed to legislate. One of the provincial parliaments formed after the Republic was  established���������that of Canton���������allotted  ten seats to women, who are elected  by the votes of their own sex. Two  of the successful candidates are  school mistresses, and^most of the  others'are the wives of wealthy merchants.   Since  taking their seats  the  1��������� J.i    i--���������.;���������..-!���������. '.���������������������������-        ��������� ��������� -       -  the spider   attempts    to    leap to the  ground    she    quickly    attaches    the  thread  to  the centre .of the  whirling  frame, and as the "spider pays out its  web she wraps it round  the   frame.  At one  time    she    removes    from a  spider several hundred feet of thread.  The    spiders  are  kept  in  a    large  room  under the supervision  of three  girls  and   a  forewoman.     When   the  little.workmen are not spinning they  live in  a  large  wooden  cage.     Flies  are their chief article of diet.    During    the  .winter    months the    spider  colony usually dies,    and an entirely  new  corps   of workmen   must  be  recruited.     Not every spider will  do���������  only large   fat  fellows   that    spin    a  tough, round thread arc suitable.-  The girls who have charge of the  spiders are-not in the least afraid of  them. On the contrary, they regard  them as pets, can tell them apart,  and often call them by nicknames  that humorously describe their appearance or their peculiar habits of  work.  German  Girl Desired War  Defends   Barbarities   and    Says    Her  People  Must Rule the  World  The Tribune de Geneve publishes  the following translation of a letter  written by a German young lady to a  friend in Switzerland.'..The.Tetter is  dated from Frankfort-on-Oder, . and  the young person who  11 f!  Back Yard Gardens  Not   a   New   Idea .in   the   City   of  Calgary  To   produce   more   foodstuffs    and  thus  lessen  the cost  of living is  the  The British Government   Recognizes  the Efficiency of Scout  Training  One thing the war has shown the  rest of the world is the value of the  Boy Scouts training. The British  government evidently trusts a Boy  Scout as is shown in the recent notice  appearing in the newspapers of Great  Britain and reading as follows:  "The government required one  thousand Boy Scouts, between tho  ages of ^fifteen and eighteen, for ship  building at Sandwich, Kent. They  will be enlisted in the Royal Engineers, to be paid at the rate of Is 3d  a day and parents will be entitled to  soldiers' separation allowance."  Boy  Scouts in   Great  Britain    and  icnants.   since  taking their seats  the   tne young" person who  writes is  the  lady  legislators  have   devoted   them-   daughter   of  a  government   architect  I selves most diligently to their duties     ,n Germanv:  They frequently take part in the debates, Zand display considerable aptitude for parliamentary business. It  is believed that the example set by  Canton will in. course of time be followed by some of the other provincial assemblies in China, which at  present consist exclusively of men.���������  London Daily Chronicle.  aim" of" western ciTfes and "towns' this   *reIanc1' .in France, Belgium, Italy and  ,-���������,r   ���������.i,������������������  <i,~ i-   ~c t.~~i- -      i     Koumania have    answered    the    call  Itf  -i  <  year,  when  thousands  of back yards  and  many acres  of waste space will  be  converted    into     truck    gardens.  Winnipeg lias 55,608 vacant lots with  an area of 5,840 acres, in addition to  20,000  back; yards   that  are  available  for garden purposes,   and  it  appears  that Winnipegers are determined    to  make good use of these lands.    The  city owns 169 parcels  of land in the  outlying districts, which will be turned over to citizens M'ho want to make  gardens on them.  Many city officials  have  declared   that  they will    "work  - their own gardens  to   the  limit" this  spring to produce  enough vegetables  to  last them  through   next winter.  Everywhere throughout Canada  there is a movement to.convert back  yards, vacant lots and parks into  productive vegetable gardens. It  might be said that it is no new idea  as far as Calgary is concerned, as  this scheme has been carried out  there in a practical way for a number  of years.  &  <r.  The Thing That Counts  Major-General Watson answers the  question: "Who are the best soldiers  now?"    The bravest soldier    in    the  world,   he  says,   is   the   English   officer, who does not need to lash himself  into  a  passion   to   get  one  hundred   per   cent,   of  his   courage,  "but  will-walk right up  to  death  twirling  his cane."    Such a tribute from General   Watson���������himself  a   brave    man  and   an   accomplished   officer���������means  much.     Perhaps   too   little    recognition   has   been   given   to   what    must  have been a factor of  great  importance in the-war, the cold courage of  the   Englishman.   Behind  the  British  mask  of  impassiveness   there  is   still  the   thing   that   counts���������the   breed.   From the Montreal  Gazette.  A woman's words are the milk and  her meaning is the cream that slowly  comes  to  the surface.  without hesitation and in Canada the  Boy Scouts are leaving a record of  service which every Canadian, is  proud of.  Not a military organization, but one  in which tbe highest ideals of citizenship are taught. Loyalty and patriotism go hand in hand with service  to ones home and country and if Boy  Scouts join up with the military units  it is only because they realize their  duty and arc prepared to do' it when  the call comes.  "I promise to do my best to help  other people at all times-"    One    of  three promises made by a boy on becoming a Scout is exemplified in the  action of the Scouts    of Cambridge,  England, who have volunteered (over  200  strong)   to assist  the farmers   in  their locality with the production of  food.     Two  hundred  or  more  boys  [ saved the Berry Crop in Ontario last  year and the Scouts of Ottawa have  already signified their intention of assisting where practicable in the production of farm and garden produce.  Other  Scouts  in  Canada  will  follow  the  example  of their  brother Scouts  in Ontario ana" assist in the gathering  of this year's crop.    "A Scout is hun.  gry but he need not be," is the caption  of an article appearing in a recent issue of the official organ of the Boy  Scouts of America and descriptive ot  the success of a troop in  converting  a vacant lot into a productive market  garden.      Making a garden is worth  while just for  the fun there is in it,  and also for the very material    help  provided   in   the  production   of  food  for  the  country.  Bagdad or Nothing  What Gen. Maude's   Victory   Means  to German -Plans  If the impprtance of a military position is determined by the view that  the  enemy  attaches   to  it,  then    the  capture of    Bagdad    is  one    of    the  greatest accomplishments of the war-  For  this  is  what    Paul ,Rohrbach,  one  of the  best known  protagonists  -of the  Hamburg-to-Bagdad    project,  a man who has probably done more  than'; any other  to  maintain .German  ambitions  in  the   .Near  and   Middle  East at white heat said of it before  the  ancient   city  fell    inl  Maude's hands:  "What    will    happen    should    the  British and Russians drive in a wedge  between  us  and  our plans    in     the  Orient?"  The independence    of Turkey    would    be gone,  the  countries  between the Straits and the Gulf, between  Port  Said and Ararat    would  be partitioned among;    our enemies.  What would happen to us should WC|  never.again be able to exercise influence  there?      It  is   clear  that    this  would be the end of our Welt-politik.'  It would mean our withdrawal  from  the company  of world-nations."  "The  Bagdad line opens up for us  the markets of hundreds  of millions,  it leads   to  the shores  of  the  Indian  and Pacific Oceans. They way thereto is ours in the future���������through the  Mediterranean,  the  Suez   Canal    and  the Gulf of Aden; through the Danube  basin,   the   Balkans,  Asia   Minor  and  Mesopotamia;   through  Armenia  and Persia.   The nation  that is  shut  Out from all this is shut out from the  shining front chambers of the world's  palace,  and  is  forced  to  take  up   its  abode   in  the   chilly,   sunless    rooms  behind."  in Germany:  "My Dear Little Louise���������The contents of your last letter would have  wounded me if I had not know that  your opinions on our glorious war  were the outcome of-ignorance. You  live in a country which is effeminated  by the influence of old-fashioned  ideas of .liberty, which is now centuries behind us. You require a strong  dose of Prussian culture. It is evident that you, a Swissesse, fashioned to French thought, cannot understand that my young German gill's  heart   has   ardently,  passionately  Use of Fertilizers  How the Town Can Aid the Country  in Production  The need of cordial co-operation of  town   and   country   in     the     services  which are .important in  their relation  to   the  war' is   emphasized   by  many  speakers   and   writers.    One   of    the  most    practical    suggestions    comes,  through   the Halifax Chronicle,  from  the Secretary of Agriculture of Nova  Scotia  and   Principal   of   the   College  of   Agricultiiic-ac   Truro,     Mr.   Melville   Gumming.     Principal   dimming  thinks   that,  in  view  of   the   scarcity  of  farm   labor,   we  cannot  look    for  much, if any, increase of the acreage  to  be'cultivated  this year,  when   the  need  for increased  production  is  being pressed  upon    public    attention.  The  next  best  thing  to  increase    of  acreage is  that  there shall  be  better  farming,  and    increased--production,  on   the  land   that   has  already    been  worked.   One thing of much importance   to   this   end cis  a  larger  use  of  fertilizers. How much can be done in  this   way' is   explained     by  Principal  dimming.   "It is  possible,    for    example," he says, "on a well cultivated  field  to. produce from   three  hundred  to four hundred bushels  of potatoes  per  acre  instead  of  one  hundred and fifty to tM'o hundred bushels,   simply  by"adding  one   thousand  to  fifteen  hundred  pounds  more  fertilizer  per  acre  than  it  was  planned  to use. "Some farmers are not afraid  to  buy  this  extra amount of fertilizer, but others, because of shortage of  capital  or lack of confidence or fear  of  the   fall  market,   will   not    do  so,  r.nd   consequently   hundreds   of  acres  in Nova Scotia that might be producing  maximum   crops   will   be  producing only 50 per cent,  to 75 per cent,  of  that  maximum."  Principal Cumming's aim is to have  the  city  men   co-opeiate    with   their  farmer   friends,   or   with   other  farmers with, whom they may be brought  in   contact,   by   supplying     quantities  of approved   fertilizers   at  cost,     and  agreeing to take payment in the productive season in vegetables at a fixed   minimum   price.       As   a   concrete  example   of     how     the       transaction  would operate,  Mr.   dimming says:  "A city man sends to a farmer one  thousand pounds of- high-grade fertilizer at a cost of $18. He agrees with'  the  farmer  to  accept  repayment   for  this in potatoes at the fixed minimum  price of 70 cents  per bushel,    which  means that the farmer is to ship him  25 5-7 bushels of potatoes, which  the  city   man   accepts   as     full     payment  even   if   the   prevailing  prices   should  be only 50 cents. The city man's additional   reward  in   this   case    comes  from the fact that he has done something  to  increase  the  food  supply of  the  country.. If,   on   the  other  hand,  the   prevailing     price     for     potatoes  should   be  $1   per  bushel,     the    city-  man   would   not   prevent   the   farmer  from taking advantage of this and so  %vould expect only 18 bushels in payment for the fertilizer."  The farmer has the safe side of  this transaction, since he 'cannot" receive less than the minimum price,  and he gets the benefit of any advance the market may have. The city  man takes a little risk in the possibility that by the autumn prices may.  fall and -he might be able to. buy his  potatoes at less than the price he  has agreed lo pay the farmer. But  everybody    realizes     that    increased  .     ,  iL. - .; V  *'~ ~"?,'J ,     ,   everybody    realizes     that    increased  sired this war; it has been  talced or   ���������rod*uclioil is necessary, and that the  with us for years, and my fa_ther us-   laimer_rnust have some assurance of    .        j    ������������������. *,f      i*s������v*    ,*iljr       iULiU,!   ,    US*  ed to say to us children: "'Germany  ���������is- becoming-������������������ too small for us. we  must return to France in order to  make a place for ourselves and to get  money."  "Is it'our fault if France does not  understand that we need money and  territory?  "Then  you    reproach   me   for   the  treatment of our soldiers towards the  Belgian  'canaille'; you also  speak of  ��������� , the damage  to Rheims  Cathedral,  of  Ueneral  villages and  towns burned,-etc.  That  is  war!  Most in Demand  "What   do   we    need    for    dinner,  Maggie."   asked   the   mistress   as   the  maid   appeared   at   the   door   of    the  room.  -"A new set av dishes, mum," answered Maggie, lububriously. "Oi'vc  jest thripped over the edge av the  rug." i  Back-yard Gardens  At least one, little breach in the  walls of the high cost of living can  be made by everybody who has a  few square feet of ground in his back  ys.rd that he can plant seeds in A  five-cent package of seeds caii' be  turned into actual dollars in a very  little space, and with very little  trouble, indeed with a great deal of  enjoyment. If you never had one  before, this is the year of all years  to have a back-vard garden.���������Duluth  Herald.  "You   have   something   to   learn   in  orrder to  equal  us,'and  I  can  assure  you that all that has been done up to  now is  a  mere  bagatelle  to. what is  going  to  happen.   There is  only one  country    worthy    to    dominate     the  M-holc   world   which   has   attained    a  high  degree  of civilization,  and  that  is   ours���������the   Prussians.   I   say  Prussians,   for  if,   as   Germans,     M-e    arc  overlords  of  the world,  the  Prussian  is par excellence the overlord of the  Germans.  All  nations are degenerate  and   of  inferior  value.   Only   yesterday   our  pastor  was   explaining   in   a  convincing manner that the first man  and  woman,- Adam  and    Eve,    were  Prussians.     This   is   easy   to     under-  stand,   for in   the  Bible it  is  written   atel    rosc t0 a  that our German God has created us   bod; wollderedPw  according   to   His   own    m.age.     If   or(1������ cou,d  b  therefore,  all. men    have    descended  from a  Prussian Adam and  from his  Mrife,  there  should  only  exist    Prussians���������or,    at     least,    Germans���������and  everything   that     grows     and     exists  should belong to us. You must admit  this is  logical   reasoning, and  that is  why our device is 'God with us, and  Germany  over  all.'  You  will   understand now why we wanted this war.  "Is it not shameful that other peo^  pie who have no right to exist on this  earth  should  wish  to reduce  our inheritances?  We are the Divine fruit,  and all others  are-but weeds.    That'  is why our great Emperor, represent,  ing God on earth, has decided to put  an end to all  these injustices and  to  exterminate the weeds. Now, do you  understand?"  a satisfying ������������������market to induce him-to  put forth the greatest effort. This  has been recognized in England in  the scheme of Mr. Lloyd George's  government to encourage agriculture, which gives the farmers assurance of a minimum price for tl.eir  crop.  Principal Cumming's proposal is a  very interesting contribution to the  literature of the increased production  campaign, and well deserves careful  consideration by all who are interested in that important part of die  war service.  Neither Friend Nor Foe  Spared From His Wit  Richard      Brinsley     Sheridan     Had  Great   Reputation   as   a  Joker  One of the smartest bon mots ever  spoken     in     Parliament     came   from  Richard   Brinsley    Sheridan,     grandson of Dr.   Sheridan, at  the  time he  was sitting for Westminster. A long-  winded member having paused in the  midst of a  tedious  harangue   to   take  a   glass   of   water,   Sheridan   immediately rose to a point of order. Every-  1" " ' '       '      hat    the    point    of  "How is a floating debt paid?"  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(T  *���������->  N  rioom  ineteen  ��������� 11 y ���������  FLORENCE WARDEN  WARD, LOCK & CO.. LIMITED  Lwidec, M������Ikeurae, sihJ ToNote  ^  (Continued.)  CHAPTER XXIV. AND  LAST  It was not until she had held Ihe  boy some minutes in her arms, peering anxiously into his face and alternately crying and laughing over him,  that Mabiu came to herself sufficiently to note that there were two men  outside the cab shuffling their feet  and  anxious  for an  explanation.  Lifting Dibs up in her arms, she  took him out of the taxicab, and addressed the "policeman and the taxi-  driver apologetically.  "I'm so glad to see the boy again  that. I'd forgotten everything' else,"  she. said. "How did he get here?"  The explanation was a simple one.  The boy had been found under the  beat of a railway carriage at Padding-  ton, and having been able to give the  address he wanted to go to, he had"  'been taken there at once in charge,  of the policeman. Mabin paid the  driver, gave all the information required by the policeman, including a  piomisc to pay the boy's railway fare  011 the following da3r, and then carried her prize into the house in triumph.  Inside the house door she paused,  set the boy on his feet, and imposed  silence on the servant, who was  loudly expressing her delight at his  return.  There was now the question of the  best way of communicating the happy- news to Ciprian without causing  him more emotion than was good  for him.  Happily Uie doctor looked out of  the sitting room door at that moment, and Mabiu explained her dilemma to him.  "Oh. it's all right. Bring the kiddie in," said he "A shock of that  kind will do him no. harm, if, as you  say, he didn't know what had become of the. little man."  Mabin, however, suggested , that  I'icre should be an interval for re-,  fccshment and for repair of the damage of travel, for Julius looked a deplorable sight.  With face, hands and clothes begrimed and disordered hair in a  Jangle which threatened to resist the  "efforts of the stoutest comb, Julius  was only- recognizable by his voice  and his smile, and even these marks  of his identity' showed signs of extreme fatigue. ,  "Zere! I did it! Dibs did it. I  said I would, I told zem so, and zey  sought I wouldn't.    Ha, ha!"  lie chuckled as he threw his anils  about her neck once more, and when  she took him into her own room, and  washed him and brushed him, and put  him into a clean pinafore, he insisted  ' on giving her at once a long, confused account of his adventures, from  which she gathered that he had made  up his mind, as soon as he found out  that she had gone to London, that  he would take the first opportunity  of going after her.  "But there Was your father, Dibs!  You  shouldn't have wanted to  leave  the  house  where  he was," said   Mabin gently.  Dibs  seemed     rather    disconcerted  by this reproach.   Then  he said:  "But  I  couldn't   sec  Papa,  Mabin.  y.cy wouldn't   let   me   see   him."  "You  didn't   tell   anybody  he     was  tV.re,  did  you?"  '"Course  not,"   said  Julius    indignantly.     "Zat  was    a    secwet,    aud  Dibs can keep a secwcl.    But I asked old Mrs.   Yowndes to yet me see  Papa, and all she said  was 'Sli-sli.'"  "And did you tell her you were going to  run away?"  He  shook his  head.  "No.   f  told Annie, and   I   told  zc  gardener what has ze nice  face," he  said.  Mabin knew that he meant the second gardener, who was a particular  friend of Julius, and the confidant of  Lis hours in  the garden.  "I. told zem not to tell anybody,"  Julius went on. "And f told ztm  zat f was going to .v.'itn away. ��������� I  didn't tell zem where I was going, so  I couldn't be caught," he added  shrewdly.,  ''Why did you want to run away,  Dibs?"  "1. wanted to find you," said he,  putting his ami rotllltl her" neck and  submitting to the sponge without a  murmur. "And T didn't want to be  iviv Unkoo Joe and ze yady, and  Gwan'pa wasn't so nice when you  rione, Mabin. He didn't scarcely.never have me ^'ay wiv zc  tiger when  =5v     .you   was  done.     And   zc   yady    was  >YU cwoss 'cause 1   wouldn't  take a'l.vsing  '   ��������� unkoo Joe gave me."  I     ll was one of the'boy's -whims not  lo  speak of  Lady  Moorhainpion   ex-!  ! c.epl  as  'ze  vady,'  and   the    .'.version '  , between /.he two   was  known by  ev-  i erybody,  in   spite   of  the  smiles  and  .caresses   which     lady   Moorhainpion  ��������� showered' on   the  boy,    who    would  stand   stiff    and     straight,     enduring  tlieni  without any atempt  to    return  them   or   to   show   gratitude   for   her  attentions.  in the circumstances, il was not to  be wondered al that Julius had got  tired of Heath Hill -when his beloved  companion was gone, and thai he  pined for htr sympathy and her af-  f eel ion.  "How did you manage to get awav,  Dibs?"  "I dot out of bed and dwessed myself and went down ze stairs and 1.  climbed up to ze window in zc passage zat does, lo ze servants' hall,  and I squeezed myself froo zc bars,"  explained Julius wilh pride. "And it  was quite dark, and T wan acwoss ze  park and down to zc woad, and 1  wailed for some one to come ayong  what I knew. And when ze gwocer's  boy wot davc me ze hedgehog���������you  'member' Mabin���������when he came wiv  his yitloo cart, I came out and 1 told  him J was wunning away. And he  pwomised to help me, and he told  me to wait, and he'd lake me lo zc  town when he came back. And so be  did, and he hid me a yong time in  zc -yard where he yives and zen he  took me acwoss zcwailway line and  put me in a carriage, and told me to  keep .under ze seat.    And I did."  "And didn't you come out all the  time? Didn't anybody in the carriage know you were there, Dibs?"  "No. Nobody dot iu for a yong,  yong time, and zen I kept so quiet  nobody couldn't have knpwn ] was  zere. And when zey- dot-lo Yondou  I knew it M-as Yondou 'cause cvewy-  body dot out and zere was a gweat  noise. And 1 was found by a porter,  and zen zey look me into- a woom  where zere was a fire, and zey all  laughed at mc, and zen I told zem  where I wanted to do, and ze p'yiee-  man took me here. 1 sink zey knew  about me, Mabin, 'cause zcv said  'Zal's zc boy.'"  This story, though lacking in detail, was sufficiently clear to enable  Mabin to gather the outline of the  adventure.  By that time the boy was presentable, and finding on inquiry that he  was not "veWy hungwy," as "he had  been for the greater part of the journey munching the biscuits, supplied  by the grocer's boy, she took him into the sitting room.  By the doctor's orders the servant  had been sent for' a professional  nurse, aud Ciprian had been forced  to remain on the sofa to await her  arrival. ...���������-.''<���������  "But this girl! I can't have all  this miserable business of illness and  all the rest of it!" protested Ciprian.  "Why not, if she herself wishes  it?" said'the doctor. "The alternative is for you to go'out again, into  the fog and to get another chill and  to peg out in about a week."  "Best thing I could do," muttered  Ciprian. '  "Well, that may be. I've no  means of judging. But as it certainly is not what the young lady  herself wants you to do, I think you  had better make up your mind to  consider  her wishes."  "You don't know, doctor.. You  don't understand. I happen to know  why she is staying away, and who  it was thai came just' now," said  Ciprian  hurriedly.  "You know that, do'you?" said the  ckl doctor, with a twinkle in his  eye. "I'm ready to bet that you  don't."  Ciprian stared at him.  "Wasn't it a policeman that came?''  "That M-as one  of  the  two   people j -:  who  came,"  said  the doctor.     "Now! ~  keep quiet, and I'll tell you who the j 2  other  person  was." S  But    Ciprian had suddenly guessed   2  the truth. 2  "Good  Lord!"   said   he,     springingi 2  up.    "You don't mean to say ���������tlicy-j 2  'vc found the boy!"  The doctor nodded.  "Better keep  quiet,"  said   he.   "Or  [   shall   have ��������� lo  forbid   your    seeing  him,   or  something  drastic    of    that  sort, you know."  'Ciprian laughed.  "You might forbid!" said he speaking .under the influence of  the    new  joy,  with his  old vigor  and  humor, j  "How  much   chance,   do  you     think, |  there would be. of my obeying you?'  "Well,  well,  1  suppose    we    shall  hear no more, now, about your wanting to peg out, eh?"  Ciprian laughed.  "No," said he.     "You  won't,  yet--���������"  olh  lii .  do;wn,      clouding      his      happiness..  He had  to face the consequences o'f  htc  under  the  same  roof with  him,  and  far away from  all   those infV.icn-  i-fs  which  had worked  against  them.  (To Be Continued.)  Why Not Advertise ?  What a Billion Means  This  Illustration Brings to the Mind  More  Clearly What the  Figure Implies  If a railway train, proceeding at  ihe rc.tc of a mile a minute, had been  at the dawn of the Christian era  started around the earth on a straight  track, its object being to run 1,000,-  000,000 miles without a slop, it would  have been necessary for that train to  circle the earth 40,000 times, and it  would not have come to the end of  its journey until nearly New Year's  eve, 1628, sixteen centuries after  Christ  M'as   born.   During'its   frantic  Use of Printer's Ink the Only Way  to Get Business  Several dray loads of catalogues  were .recently received iu Peterborough from mail order houses" in Toronto, and the postmen' -were I'or a  few days almost worked lo death delivering this bulky matter to the various addresses. An almost equally  large number will out by rural delivery lo the farmers.  It is hard lo estimate o.- even approximately guess how much money  is diverted from this oily lo Toronto  and other points,by this class of business. And yet the patrons of the mail  order houses are not , entirely lo  blame for their apparent lack of local  pride. They are simply killing under  the influence of the art of advertising, the art -thai never fails to sway  Ihe masses.    The mail ordrr -houses  A Good Use for  Post Office Walls  Posl-  flight it would have seen the Saviour     _ _  _  live and die; Rome rise, flourish andl make"a"lavish use"o'f"printer's ink and  decay;   Britain  discovered  and    van- ...  quished by the Roman legions, and  Loudon and Paris b'uilt. It would  have proceeded on its journey  throughout the Dark Ages. It would  have witnessed the birth of Columbus, the discovery of Amcripa and  have a couple of hundred years yet  lo  continue.���������Los Angeles Times.  Buying Fruit Crop  Agents of the various jam and canning factories oi British Columbia  arc now buying up the 1917 , small  fruit crop, -which will be raised on  the lower part of the province. Contracts for 25 per cent, of the strawberry crop, nearly half the raspberry, and the whole of the gooseberry  and blackberry crops have been placed. The jam factories are buying  heavily this year and expect lo be  able to handle large quantities of  first class fruit.  Many a man is out of work for ihe  simple, reason that there is no work-  in him.  get returns for their outlay. As much  cannot be said for retail dealers.  There are merchants iu this eiiy  wlio advertise steadily and extensively. Anyone can see that these, arc  the men whose stores are most .up to  ciatc aud with whom' business is  brisk. In other lines there is' an  agrccnn.nl among the dealers not to  advertise. If one broke the rule the  others would be obliged lo follow the  example for their own safety. 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All classes and grades of paper are  our  we  next  the  Duelling: in the Air  Romance  of  Old   Pale   Into    Insignificance Beside Deeds of "  -Today  This passage from a correspondents- report of the air lighting on the  Hi-itish front is worth a little extra  atention  Americans After  Canadian Potatoes  Heavy Shipments" " are    Sent    South  From Saskatchewan and  - Alberta  The scarcity of the potato in    tha  ti ,-   .     i I United States has led several whole-  the Rriiicii n;inic ,-,,������! ., i���������ml- ^ /-_._ ' western  Canada in   order to  obtain  supplies of the now "elusive   'spud."  the British pilots met a brilliant Get  man  flier and  for  a  full  hour    they  manoeuvercd  in  a    most    marvelous  manner without either being able to  THANKFULJOTHERS  Mothers -who have once used  -Eaby's Own Tablets for their little  times are always strong in their praise  tot' this medicine. Among them <s  Kfrs.   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Kellogg -Asthma Remedy  grow greater and greater,. No further evidence could be asked of its  remarkable merit. It-relieves. It is  ftlways of the same unvarying quality which the sufferer from asthma  learns to know. Do not suffer another attack,'"but get this splendid  (remedy today .-���������''���������'  Harriston   (Ont.)   Father   says   Dr  Cassell's Tablets Saved his  Child's Life  Mr. Coiby, TCiniston, 1\0., Out., vviites:  "Our 'little girl was weal/'l.-om birth, and  tlioiig-li we tiled doctors' medicine and other  things she got no better. .She jm>t lay in her  cot and ciicd, and nciflibours nil said we  could not save her. The doctois said slic  had stomach trouble, and that her chances  wcic small, yet' Dr. Cassell's Tablets cured  her. They have been worth their weight in  told to us for we were just giving up hope  ot saving our little daughter, i don't think  there is any other medicine for children like  Dr. Cassell's Tablets. Publish this letter if  >ou like; it maj help othcis ah the Tablets  helped us." -^  A" tree" sample" of Dr- Cassell's Tablets will be sent to you on receipt of  5 cents for mailing and packing. Address: Harold F. Ritchie & Co., Ltd-,  10, M'Caul-st-, Toronto.  Dr. Cassell's Tablets are the surest home  remedy for Dyspepsia, Kidney Trouble, Sleeplessness, Auaetn.ia, Nervous Ailments, Nerve  Paralysis, Palpitatioti, and Weakness 4ti Children. Specially valuable for nursing mothers  and during the critical periods of life! Sold by  druggists and storekeepers throughout Cana-  da. Prices: One tube, SO cts; six. tubes for the  piicc of five. Beware of imitations said to contain Iiypophosphites. The composition of Dr.  Cassell's Tablets is known only to tlie proprietors, and no imitation can ever be the same.  Sole Proprietors: Dr. Cassell's C"  Ltd., Manchester, England   .������������������..��������� fa.i.>.i.i_a m jjiiijcr arc     "7"'"   ������i������iuiii  ciuicr  oemg aoie  novy from 100 lo 400 per cent,  high-   bung his gun to  bear on ihe other  ei-tlian  they we're    two  years  ago.! They .tolled;    looped,    twisted, delib-  L-aitjon   papers    waxes    for   coated.' erately-stalled    their    engines    and,  dooJcs,    abor,  in fact everything that   standing the machines on  their tails  goes mio the cost of counter check  slid backward through the air  but all  Good Fighting Stock  It is fortunate for the United States  that at this very critical juncture ol  its affairs, it has in the White House  a president who comes of that stock,  the so-called Scotch-Irish, that has  given to the "United States many of  its most distinguished fighters.���������  Philadelphia Record.  "Don't you love our song, 'The  Star-spangled Banner'?"       ���������  "I  do,"  replied   Senator  Sorghum.  "Then why don't you join in ihe  xhorus?"  A pleasant medicine for children is  Alother Graves' Worm Exterminator,  and there,is nothing better for driving worms from the system.  "Why are you so gloomy?"  "They tell me I'm loo old lo enlist,", replied Mr. Cumrox. "I kind  of thought I'd like to have somebody  bossing me around besides mother  and the girls."  or sales books are very high in price  Notwithstanding    these    facts,      our  modern  aud   well  equipped plant  for  tins particular work enables    us    to  still    keep    our    prices      reasonably  low.    Before placing your next order  write  us   for  samples  and  prices,   or  consult  the proprietor of this  paper.  VVc make a  specialty    of    Carbon  Lack or  Coated  Books,  also    O.K.  Special  Triplicate bo'oks.     On  these,  and our regular duplicate and triplicate separate Carbon Leaf Books, we  number among    our    customers    the  largest and best commercial    houses  irom coasl to coast.    No,order is too  large or too small lo be looked after  carefully.  We have connections with the  largest paper mill in Canada, ensuring an ample supply of the best grade  paper used in counter check books  lou are therefore assured of an extra grade of prapcr, prompt service  and shipments.  Waxed Papers and-Sanitary-  Wrappers  AVe also manufacture Waxed Bread  and Meat Wrappers, plain and print-  ?,d; Confectionery Wrappers, Pure  hood Waxed Paper Rolls for Home  Use,r bruit Wrappers, etc.  Write for samples of our G & B  Waxed Papers used as a Meat  Wrapper. It is both grease and  moisture proof, and the lowesl priced article on the market for thi������  purpose.  Genuine    Vegetable    Parchment   for  Butter Wrappers  We  arc  large   importers     of    this  particular brand of paper. Our prices  on 8x11  size in 100M quantities and  upwards, are very low,    considering  the. present high price of "this paper.  We cau  supply any quantity printed  Choice Dairy Butter" from stock.  Our machinery and  equipment for  Waxing  and  Printing    is    the  most  modern and complete in Canada and  ensures j'ou    first-class    goods    and  prompt service.  to no avail. It was probablv the  most wonderful air duel the war has  yet seen. The British pilot reported  that several times he felt sure he  would get his adversary between his  sights, but the latter invariably wriggled out of the line of fire. The British flier himself was kept busy avoiding the German, and once he" had to  dive almost perpendicularly. The  combat did not break off until both  pilots had fairly exhausted themselves and their petrol.  'ihe world has grown familiar with  the   tales  of  air  duels,  but  probably  no one, unless he is himself an aviator,  fully grasps the marvelous  feats  which are being done every day. The  aeroplane has brought back the days  when knifthts  went    out    before  the  armies   to  engage  in  single  combat;  but whal are the deeds of those old  knights, which have filled the    pages  of. romance for    centuries,  compared  with   the duels   of  the  modern  avia-j  tors?   Whal  were  the  skillful" horse-'  manship   and   swordmanship     of   the  ancient champions compared with the  hunting of one another by bird-men  armed with machine guns, three miles  or   more  above   the   earth's   surface?  The   wildest  imaginations   of yesterday   never  conceived   anything" equal  to  what is actualy happening today.  Some 30,000 to 35,000 bushels which  have been kept In storage all winter  by the farmers have been shipped  since April 1 from North Saskatchewan lo Chicago and other American  centres. Northern Alberta also is exporting about 500 cars to the United  Stales. The price obtained is from  ?l_to SI.25 a bushel. That the farmers of the west have stored away  large quantities of potatoes which  they arc now preparing to release la  the concensus of opinion ��������� amongst  wholesale houses.  QUEEN'S  UNIVERSITY  KINGSTON  ONTARIO  s      ARTS  EDUCATION  APPLIED SCIENCE  ariuiug, Chemical. Civil. Mechanical *ad  IJIectrlcal Engineering.  NHOME STUDY  Arts Course by correspondence.    Degree  with oue year's attendance,  Summer School     Navigation School  July ������nd August December to April       -,  _" GEO. Y. CHOWN. Registrar j  Ifflf  MEDICINE  "My friend, the  ahow real affection  fto try to  sing it."  way- for   inc  for a song is  to  not  "I hoar Adc'le has gone. into.comic  opera."  "There   was   always   something  premely sad-about that girl."  APPLEFORD  COUNTER CHECK  BOOK COMPANY, LTD.  Hamilton, Canada.  Offices':- Toronto,  Montreal,     Winnipeg, Vancouver.  An Always Ready Pill.���������To those  of regular habit medicine is of little  concern, but the great majority of  men arc not of regular habit. The  worry and cares of business prevent  it, and out of the irregularity of life  comes dyspepsia, indigestion, liver  and kidney troubles as a protest.  The run-down system demands a corrective and there is none better-than  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. They arc  simple in their composition aud can  be'taken by the most delicately con-  stituecl.  Two Washboards  For the Price of One!  "Is this a free translation of Homer you made?"  "Guess it is," gloomily responded  ihe author thereof. "I can't scern to  sell it  to anybody."  su-  Popular This Season  , Young Lady    (with hopes)���������Whal  do you think is the fashionable color  for a bride?  Male   Shop-Walker���������Tastes    differ,  but  I should prefer a white oue.  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house  Birds Give Warning  On  the  battlefield  of France    and  Flanders   birds   overhead   give   warning of the approach of noxious fumes  of asphyxiating gas  before it is perceptible to the senses of the soldiers.  Dr.   Cabancs, says that the birds arc-  roused from their    slumbers    before  the odor of the gas has been detected  in the trenches, and at once begin to  make a confused clamor as they hastily take their.flight to the rear, thus  warning the men behind the guns to  don their gas masks and be ready for  the deadly unseen foe,  This circumstance is in accord with    the    well-  known use of a canary to delect foul  air in mines. I  Minard's Liniment  cians  Used    by Physi-  "Tell Mr. Smith I waul to see.  at the telephone."  "I  told Mr.   Smith,    sir,    and  wants   to  know if you  cope at your cud."  Inm  lie!  have  a  peris-  Both sides of EDDY'S  Twin Beaver Washboard*  can be used���������giving double  service for ths price of ono.  Made of INDURATED  FIBREWARE (which -If  really pulp hardened and  baked by ft special process)  it cannot splinter or fall  apart, Won't hurt your fingers or tear you. clothes.  Double value for your money���������almost life lasting,  Don't do another washing  until you get one.  ASK YOUR DEALER.  The E. B. Eddy Company  Limited  HULL     -     -     CANADA  Don't Take Risks  If your stomach is strong, your liver active, and bow-  els regular, take care to keep them so. These organs  are important to your health. Keep themln order with  :-*j-  . lie��������� Oh, yes, I write verses occasionally^ but I always tear them up."  She���������"Ah! I knew.you were- clev  er  W.      N.      V.      1150  and avoid any risk of serious illness. A dose or two  as needed, will help the digestion, stimulate the bila  and regulate the habits. Their timely use will save  much needless suffering, fortify the system and  Insure Good Health  '"aJu"* OBlsr1>'r T������>om������������ Beeehata, St. Helens, LaneM&Zr*.Eailsndt.  Sold orerywher. in Canada and U. S. Anerfea. TC b������������fc2a ������Eu.   .  m  ill  11  i **i  jvi  ; M. [VI  ���������III THE      GAZETTE,     HEDLEY,      B.      C.  Goieman&Go.  "The Big Store"  General  Merchants  KEREMEOS, B. C.  The Nickel Plate  Barbershop  SATISFACTORY, SANITARY  TONSORIAL SERVICE  Tl������s shop it equipped with  Baths and all the latest  Electrical Appliances.  W.T.BUTtER, - Prop.  ftbe IBedley Gazette  Subscriptions In Advance  Per Year '. 52.00  "   (United States)  2.50  Advertising Rates  Measurement, 1'/ lines to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  , inch, $1.25 for one insertion. 25 cents for  each subsequent Insertion. Over one inch,  12 cents per line for first insertion and S  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One incli per montli  $1.25; over 1 inch and up to 4 inches, ������1.00  . per inch per month. 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 appeals  In- notice, .$2.50 for each additional  claim.)  Jas. W. Gbieb, Publisher.  clink lug,, gold. As for ouv legis-  tors, criticism woulci.be indecent.  The electors lire the manufacturers and if the goods are not  up to standard they should be  taken oil'the market.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier s argument against conscription would  have been sound in time of  peace; but in his entire speech,  as reported in Hansard, there  is not a single word to indicate  that the empire is now engaged  in a titanic struggle against a  ruthless foe, and therein lies  the. weakness of his argument.  Canada may "as well resort to  conscription now as later on;  There are no signs of a speedy  termination of tlie wav, and if  the conflict lasts for'two pr,  three years longer, as some authorities predict, .it is a certainty that in the end she would  be compelled to adopt compulsory service or withdraw from  participation in V:.tlie''.;; war.������������������  Grand Forks Sun.      ���������  There was an incipieht stampede iti the vicinity of the Oregon -Saturday last. Some of  those who saw the ore showing  at the Oregon started locating,  and then others got the craze.  One man had to come to town  for a miners' license and mentioned it confidentially, and that  started things going. By this  date all the pimples on the  earth's surface between here  and Penticton should be decorated by a discovery post, and  several .hundred millionaires  manufactured.  DiR Elliot..  0 E Eiicson.  TEleuk..   ..  P. (Eaton       '1.00  G. 12. French  M. L. Gezun  ..  J. Game   J. Gitlitzky....  W. T. Grieves.,  J. Grieve   ���������HGi'odnen   F. Groenen   J. A. Holland.  Hedley, B. C. July 5,1917.  " He who does me once, shame on him;  He who does me twice, shame on me."  The Liberal government was  sustained  in Saskatchewan  as  was expected.    The standing in  the legislature will be about 50  Liberals  and   7  Conservatives.  The soldiers were disfranchised.  The overwhelming Liberal majority is due to the large Metis  and  and alien-enemy vote.   Sir  Laurier is a much more astute  politician than  many give him  credit for. When a federal election is held, owing to'his stand  on conscription, he  will receive  the solid support of French Canadians,  alien enemies and the  loafers who live'-off the working   men,   while    the   Liberal  members  who  represent loyal  constituencies will be reelected  because of their -support of the  conscription measure.    It is  a  really good frame-up.    Before  the general election is held Sir  Borden can be depended upon  to get rid of the strong men in  .   his cabinet and fiill their places  with    quotiliion    leaders    and  drawing-room bric-a-brac.  It would be a  good way to  start the  second  fifty-year lap  on   our   national   journey   by  electing to the federal parliament Canadian statesman with  Canadian ideals.    It was a Tup-  per who won the Eastern provinces to confederation.    A Tup-  per in the house from the West  might have a broadening effect  cm the Western representatives.  This  is a hint that might well  receive   carefule   consideration  from the electors of Kootenay,  Yale  or Cariboo,- or even the  coast   constituencies,  provided  a broad-minded Canadian could  be induced to accept nomination  there. Canada needs statesmen,  and not politicians, at the present time.   A large number of  our federal representatives are  like a dried-up kernel; they just  rattle in the shell.   Others are  only active  at   the ^sound   of  Some day there is going to be  a coroner's jury in this town  and the verdict will be ''Manslaughter," for exceeding the'  speed limit, or failing to sound  horn before turning: a corner,  or drunk while driving. The  man who takes; human life  through carelessness or reckless  disregard of the la'vv is not entitled to s consideration oi; sympathy.  There were over two hundred autos, it is said, at the Penticton celebration Monday. It  is only a very, few years since  Penticton was composed of  Tom Ellis, Wade, a waterfront  and a 'right-smart of landscape.  Now it is.a town visible to the  naked eye, with a town council,  passable streets, orchards, gardens, metropolitan ambitions,  live business houses, a dividend-  paying newspaper, several  booze foundrys, churches, etc.,  and still has the waterfront, all  the result of business energy,  with the-exception of the water  front.. -v-i_i:-^. '-,      ''"':."���������  There .was a'whisper-in town  Saturday last that, the G. N.  would start the month by a  daily service connecting with  the K. V. R. at Princeton. Such  whisperings have stirred the  atmosphere several times. This  time there is reasonable ground  for the suspicion that the G. N.  company does intend to put on  a daily service. In fact the announcement is made that the  service will commence Wednesday, the 11th inst., and trains  will arrive here daily going  south at 8.25 a. m. and north at  0.30 p. m. This is the result of  representations made ;to the  railway commission by the people of the district.  M. Mclntyre and family of  Merritt autoed through town  yesterday on their way to the  Boundary.  R. ��������� Humbly       -1.25  J. .Hancock   J. Hardinan   F Hossaek     M C Hill   ��������� W I-Iagan   T Holm   II. E. H.inson   D IlendeiHon   M. lveiich   C. G'. .TnhiiMin   K Jaekbon       4,25  P. R. Johnson       3.75  -W Johnson   Alex Johti=on   J. .-.'Jamie-ion   H; F. Jones   H.-.'T. Jones   ���������JB.'AV. Knowles   ���������Gi Knowles   S. C. Knowles   A. J. King      -1.00  Win. Lonsdale     O. Lindgicn   JvUut-on       M Mm tin '   D-Melberg   H H iMes������ingei"   -Jj. S.  JMonihon   G. Malm     Ed Malm     D   Miner   M J;Meher   W : Mat how   P Miu-iav   D.-'J.'McLeod-   AMcClusky   P M MePhillip'-."   E McPhillips       3.75  JMcNultv       3.50  M. McLeod       '1.50  J   Nail'       -1.00  OT Not man       3.75  J Noi-en       4.25  T. Olson       4.00  Joe Ogiin       3.75  AOlund   ���������M Oreskovich   G. Prideaux   K. O. Peteison   FredPearce   J [Pearson   F Peterson   A L Pearson   B. Rescorl   H Rhodes   R Rowe   E Roope    Casper Steen   W. J. Stewait   A-Hpringhctti   M Saraoh   J-'N Saholich   J Sakolieh   Geo. St event-   John Smith   S.'L. Smith   W. Satnp&on   J G Stevens    YV "Symoiib   W. Trezona   J Thomas       WTims   N   Tucker    A. W. Vance   J/ Williams   J. Williamson   J. W. Wirth../   P. G. Wiight   R [Wheeler       8.00  T. R. Willev         J-00  J. G. Webster       5,00  K F Webstei      3.50  Geo Walker       3.75  J Yagger           3.75  W Young        3.50  V. Zackei son         4.00  ItKDLRY���������TOWN  I.TST.  H. D. Barnes        5 00  ED Boeing       10 00  "    .        r  -   i ^ V,  i  ' * ������--  \  ~s   > t  \  *'*   ?   1J  /  ���������S^-  *M  1   -,sS^       ������  v     * -V-" ���������< ,  i S< * ^  ������������������  1'"��������� "*  -       r  "  ><V  '  ^r,      *li    ,  t.  f  s  {    T   -     f     '  ������-> ���������:.  "";  ������������������ - ���������  ������J  MONTHLY REPORT  Hedley Patriotic Fund Committee  PAYROLL,   DEDUCTIONS,   MAY  R. Anderson   A Appleton   J. R. Brown   TBaivd "..  PCBevan   R. Boyd  ....  0. A. Brown ���������   T Brown..   F. Bentley   H T Bilkej'   A. Clare   ;   R. S. Collin   W. W. Corrigan       4.50  Richard Clare     4.0()  T P Corrigan       3.50  J. Ooulthard       4.25  T B Cannon       4.75  T K Cannon      2.50  F Crawford       3.75  F. Decavio      3.75  JDeGroe      2.10  S Dogadin ���������..'...     3.75  J Dery.      3.75  1917.  - 2.00  3.50  4.25  2.00  3.00  3.75  4.50  4.00  4.00  4.25  5.50  5.00  J. D.-Brass   W, T. Butlei   Miss O D Borden   G. Bainum   James Clarke    Miss 15. Clare   W. J.Covmaok     James Ci itchley   The Daly Reduction Co.  R. J. Edinond   F. H. French      J. K, Frasei"   Finlav Fi.isor    W J Forbes   -F, M. Gillespie   S E Hamilton   P Heldstab.....   Mi.ss  Hei kins   Miss lnkman   G. P. Jones   J. Jack-son   F Lyon    G eo Lyon   John Mairbofer   J Murdoch   A. J. McGibbon   W. A. McLean    ...  Miss Roche   T. H. Rotberharn   G. A. Riddle   Bruce Rolls   Geo Shelder   Jas.  Stewart   A. Winkler   W. J. Coiwr.\cic,  See.  00  3 00  2 00  1 00  2 00  2 50  4 00  1 00  .    200.00  3 00  5 00  5 00  5 00  4.50  ,." 10.00  5.00  4.50  3.00  4.00  .      20.00  . . 5.00  4.00  5.00  5.00  2.50  2.50  5.00  3.00  5.00  3.00  2.50  3.00  2.00  5.00  -Tivas.  HEDLEY  GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  WHEN YOU ARE  - Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  TRY US ==  IN NEED OF  WE GIVE  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrappers  Visiting Cards  SATISFACTION  -r  Z'  DR, T.'F. ROBINSON  Dentist. .  Office with Dr. Lewis, Oroville, Wash.  ra  A. F.  & A.  M.  RICGUIvAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. CI, A. F. ft A. M.,  are hold on tho second Friday in  jnch month in Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  tirethroii are cordially invited to attend.  Q. H. SPROULE,  W. M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  FAINTING  PAPER-HANGING  KALS0MINING  TERMS MODERATE,  DALY AVE.  tlEDLEY.B.G.  L. O. L.  The Ketculur . meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1711 arc neld on  tho first and; third Monday in  every month in tho Orange Hall  Ladies meet 2nd and 1 Tnerdays  Visiting hrethem are cordially invited  W. LONSDALK, W. M.  "Jl. F. .JOXKS, Sce't.  Nickel Plate Camp  No. 15662  Modern Woodmen  of America  Meets in-Fraternity Hall the Third  Thursday in each month at 8 p. in.  A.      abjs, V. C.      J. Smith, Clerk.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  pOAIj mining  right*." of the  ^      JNIanitoba. Saskatchewan  Dominion, ii  and Alberta,  tho Yukon Territory, tho Nortli-wcst Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may bo loased for a term of  twonfcy-oiio yenr.s atran annual rental of ?1 an  aero. Not more than 2.5(10 acres wi be leaned  to one applicant-.  Application for a lease must be madu by the  applicant in person to tho Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  aro situated.  In surveyed territory the land must bo described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurvoyod territory tlie tract  applied for shall bo staked out the applicant  himself. .  Kach application must be accompanied by  fee of ������o whiolrwill be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, butjiot otlior  wise. A royalty shall bo paid on the merchant  able output of tlie mino at the rate of .five cents  per ton. '  The person operating the iiiiiie shall furnish  tho Agent with sworn returns accounting for  the fiul quantitj' of merchantable mined  and nay the royalty thereon.   I ooal mill-'  ing rights are not being operated, su     returns  should be furnished ut least once a year.  The lease will include tho coul'.mining rights  only, but the lessee may bo"pormittotl.to pur-  cliasc wliatoveiv available surface rights may  be considered necessary for the working of tlio  mine at the nito of ������10.00 an acre  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of tho Denartmont of  tho Interior, Ottawa, or n any Agont or Sub-  Agent, of llominion Lands.  W. W. t;oRY. -  Deputy Minister of tho Interior.  N.Ii.-Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not bo paid for. 17 Cm  *i  Support the Home Paper.

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