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The Hedley Gazette Jul 12, 1917

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Clarke of  Green mountain and Air. and  Mrs. G. Clarke of, Allen Grove  Motored over on Sunday and  spent flic* day with Mrs. 1). .1.  Innis.  ���������  Willi  weather  folks are  the river  he past week  many ol' the  enjoying a i-nli  We   hiipi  of hot  young  ii  in  so  unfoftunnte a- 11  Corp. Roy Corrigan, machine  gun section 54th, wounded last  month and now in hospital.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL  ENGINEKR ani>,BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       - -"   Princeton  C.   K.   H.VSKINR  WALTER CLAYTON  CLAYTON & HASK1NS  Barristers, Solicitors,  Etc.  PEN-ElCTON,^' - /J  ���������>J>   '   -\^f'      *  b c:  -ay  DR. J. L. MASTERS  .DENTIST.  OFFICE ^N COVERT BLOCK.'"  Oroville,  Wash  Grand Union  Hotel  HEDLEY,  British Columbia  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar Stocked witbrBest Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  ������f -  I A.  WINKLER,     Proprietor.  I *  i pc������  HEDLEY MEAT  MARKET  ���������   BOB  05������j  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats always on  haiid. Fresh Fish on  sale   every   Thursday.  R. J. EDMOND, Prop.  GREAT NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN M9KS0N. Proprietor,  KEREMEOS ITEMS,   i  Miss Bessie Richter returned  from Oroville "on Friday.  Mr. Carle and sons visited  Oroville between trains Monday.  Mr. Conway, traveler for A.  P. Slade & Co., was in town on  Wednesday.  Mrs. Williams was called to  Omack last week on account of  the serious illness of her father.  . Mrs. Chamberlain and baby,  Raymond, of Similkameen spent  last Friday calIing_on Friends  in Kerenieos.  .  Mrs. S. Manery" and' children  of Similkameen spent last Friday in Keremeos the guests of  Mrs. D. J. Innis.  Miss Margaret Clarke; left 011  Monday's train for Spokane to  finish her course in music in the  Sacred Heart hospital.  Messrs. Coleman* Corbet, and  Roberts motored to Penticton  on Saturday afternoon, returning in the wee, sum' hours.  Mr. Bornnie, accompanied by  Mrs. Smith and Eva and Kay  Gibson, motored to Oroville on  the 4th and spent the day.  The    Hotel-   Kerenieos    was  filled to   overflowing  with  motorists on  Sunday  last.    Kere  meos roads are ideal for motoring.  Mrs. McGuffie and Misses  Margaret Clarke and Eileen  Culahan were guests of the  Misses Gibson one day last  week.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Armstrong left for their home in  Vancouver after spending a  week with Mr. Armstrong's  parents.  The'bricklayers have finished  building the ehimuies of the  cannery and left for their  homes in New Westminster  Monday last.  Air. H. Tvveddle, accompanied  by Misses Freda and Helen  Richter, .spent a few days last  week up the Ashnola on Air.  Tweddle's ranch.  Mrs. R. C. Clarke and daughters, Airs. McGuffie and Miss  Margaret, and their house guest,  Miss Calahan, motored to Sum-  tnerland on Saturday.  Mr. Paulson of Vancouver,  one of the members of the firm  of A. P. Slade & Co., was iu  town the first of the week looking over some of the orchards.  Married���������At Penticton, July  2nd, Miss Winnifred Manery,  second daughter of Mr. and  Airs. W. Manery of Similkameen, and Mr. Robert Adair of  Loomis, Wash.. They will reside for the present at Keremeos. Their many friends extend hearty congratulations,  he  in Princeton.  Air. Clil'ton returned  with   his   bride,  nee  none  will  ie parties  hist week  Aliss Alae  Spraggett of Grand ftorks. from  their'-'honeymoon spent at the  coast cities. They ni!l he at  home" after August, 1st, Bridge  street.  Air. and Mrs.-1 Joyce arrive*  from the coast' Ia-t week and  have moved into tlie home formerly occupied'by-Mr. 0 Daniel.  Mr. Boycewill have charge-of  the packing bouse which is  being built by" the Kerenieos  Land Co.  All's. Madortj- arrived from  Oroville on Friday, where she  went with her,- son Wilfred to  consult a doctor. The little fellow was playing in the yard  and tripped and fell and broke  his collar bone. -We all wish  for his speedy'recovery.  The garden party held at the  home of- Mrs. R. C. Clarke on  Friday was well attended. The  house was decorated with flags  and flowers arid^mottos painted  by Aliss' Margaret Clarke, a  bevy of youngi girls in' white  among the red, white and blue  flags and the green foliage made  it vary attractive. A good time  was enjoyed by all. The sum  of $31-M7as made for the Red  Cross.  Corp. M. J. Meher (Yorky),  1st R. C. Engineers, wounded  and invalided home.  , Pte.  Tom  Corrigan, 51th, invalided home.  Will Gonvert Huns.  The Gazette last week received the following letter from  Rev. Roberts Williams, who  last summer was Presbyterian  missionary at Hedley. He has  joined up with the 7th regiment  U. S. Reserve Engineers and is  stationed at Fort Oglethorpe,  Atlanta, Georgia. His many  friends here will be pleased that  he has been privileged to fight  for world freedom aud wish  him a safe return:  Beak Sir.���������I am now a private in the 7th regiment of engineers, United States army.  Possibly I may be appointed  chaplain of this or another-regiment, but if not I am content  to serve as a 'private or will win  a commission if possible.  This regiment is stationed at  Atlanta, Ga., but will probably  be sent to France this summer.  Our work will be to rebuild the  French railways, especially  those near tho fighting line.  The bulk of the regiment is  composed of practical bridge-  men and trackmen. The officers are largely practical rail  way men. Colonel Sewell is an  ex-West Pointer who has re  entered the army after being in  private construction business.  The lieutenant-colonel is President Charles G. Djxwcs of the  Central Trust Co., one of Chicago's big banks. He is leaving  the bank'to care for itself while  he serves in this way. Mr.  Dawes' son. Rufus, was a classmate of mine at Princeton uni-  versity'in 1913. He was drowned  that summer and his father  erected-a great hotel to-give  poor men rooms at low rates as  a memorial to his son. Mr.  Dawes.' nephew and at least,  half a-dozen other I'rjncoton  men are 'in tin;- regiment a*<  privates. This regiment is a  good illustration of the untruth  of the Socialistic slander that  America's rich and educated  classes are sending jhe poor  men to the trenches and staying in safety.  Possibly sonic of our Hedley  friends may be interested in  this letter and you are. free to  use it as you see fit. Kindly remember me to all our mutual  friends in llcdley. Sincerely  yours,      Roberts' Williams. "  School Promotions.  DIVISION" TI.  Promoted from Senior III to  Junior IV.-Fred Hardman. Lois  Boeing, George Stevens, Mary  Fraser, Polly Murdoch, Arthur  Stanley, Eloise AlcLure; Minnie  Winkler, Olive Critchley.  Promoted from Senior II to  Junior III���������John Hardman,  John Gaare, Alarguerite Jones,  Katharine Rolls.  Honor Rolls for Punctuality  and Regularity ��������� Alarguerite  Jones, John Hardman.  Honor Roll for Deportment���������  Lois Boeing.  Honor Roll for Proficiency���������  Fred Hardman.  Prize for Best Reader in Jr.  Ill���������-Marjorie Stevens.  DIVISION I.  Promoted to Sr, IV-  Wirth, Gomer Jones,  Lyon.  Promoted to Advanced Jr.  High School.���������George Beale.  Honor Roll for. Punctuality  and Regularity���������Elsie Smith.  Honor Roll for Deportment���������  Wesley Lyon.  Honor Roll for Proficiency���������  George Wirth.  Prize for Largest Number of  Perfect Lessons in Spelling, and  Memory Work in Junior IV���������  Gomer Jones.  Prize for Largest Number of  Perfect Lessons, in Spelling and  Memory Work in Entrance  Class���������Clare Lomer.  -George  Wesley  Maud Be^is<5ivrefqi"i  coast S.-Vfoiiu^yllaVtT  Mi-4s. L-^Smith "an^Miss  , , _ _ nVckf 1 om the  tfyllast  J. and Airs. Holland of the  Nickel Plate left Friday last for  their ranch near Chopaka.  Air. and Mrs. Will Dock-  steader and family of Midway  were visitors in town last week,  week.  Al. Mclntyre and family and  Mrs. A. Gudall of Merritt were  in town Sunday lust on their  way home from "Merritt.  . Arthur Lavel and Charles  Blank, have taken over the  Hedley shop of E. E. Burr and-  will carry on a general black-  smithing and auto repair,busi-  ness.  Quite a number from Princeton and Hedley attended' the  12th of -July celebration at  Kerenieos today. There was a  good programme of sports in  park. Addresses were delivered  by Alessrs. Alorrison, McCurdy,  Bun and G. Clark.  C. L. Condit of the Horn Silver mine was seriously"injured  Tuesday by rock falling on him.  His body was badly bruised and  he was badly cut about the  head. Dr. Elliot made the trip  from Hedley to the mine in 58  minutes, which is exceptionally ,  good time considering- the  crookedness of the road.  Pte. E. J. Rotherham,- sig. sec.  51-th who, has been with the  regiment since its organization.  Colonel Robert Stevenson, the  pioner prospector, was in town  this week making arrangements for the survey of his  claims on Nickel Plate hill.  The July issue of Rod and  Gun is a good number to tuck  into the grip of the sportsman  or tourist on vacation bent. It  is now on sale at news dealers.  A number of young boys  broke into three of John Mair-  hoffer's houses last week, just  because they were boys, and  injured some of the furniture.  Constable Sproule located the  culprits. The boys went to Mr.  Maierhoffer and apologized and  offered to pay for the damage  done. They got a lecture and  the incident closed satisfactorily  to-both parties. Just boys and  a man who was once a boy.  D. J. Matheson and J. S.  Whittaker of Phoenix were in  town last week.  The weather has been hot,  very hot, for the past week.  Pte. ���������Jack Corrigan, 29th, at  front.  ill  SSI  m  (mi  ���������m  ���������m  :m 'i^-Mi^.^N*  Tiff .{to  ,-J ^ViJ. PS*,  X'J-4 i?"1 S?*l3.t-i  ������������������.������3������i>J������2Hn-  "f;^Ti-'.gr^'y-rj-g^&^---r-i.--K-^v^.'a������Va>'.a.-^^'^"  THE      GSZETTE.      HEDLEY.      B.      0.  IsftfltM  INSURANCE  COMPANY  3S ISSUING a new policy contract whkh will  giv-s your beneficiary a guaranteed monthly  income toe life-   Write for pamphlet.  HEAD     OFFICE:   TORONTO  Gaza the Ancient  in  our  Ar  an  im  The Place Where the  Last Scene  Samson's Life Was Enacted  It is a brilliant victory fhat  new crusaders, the troops of the  uiy 01 Egypt, have won near the  dent city of Gaza, on a field of  memorial and glowing' associations.  By this route ol" old the Egyptians  inarched in their campaigns in Asia,  and by it again the Assyrians and  Persians struck at Egypt. The L'hil-  istincs who inhabited tlie country  are oue of the enigmas of history.  Some have seen in them men of the  same race as the mysterious people  (ho built the palaces of Minos in  Crete���������the founders of our western  civilization. 'Ihe part plaj ed "by  them iu the Bible, in the histories of  Samson aud David, is familiar to all.  It was in thi.s very Gaza that the last  scene of Samson's life was enacted,  and antiquarian research has revealed a curious type of temple such as  that which he brought down in ruii  ���������London Daily Mail.  National Efficiency  Is  Britain's  Premier   Says    Alcohol  " Country's  Greatest  Foe  Uicsc terrible days of war arc making u������ think of and plan for cfliicicn-j  cy.      It   is   lo   be     sincerely     hoped,!  when peace is declared,  that the Ies-  prcal   a   cost  '' Lvpcricnce  wi  i<-  Are  Foraging for Food  Hungry    Residents    of    Berlin  Looting Country Districts  ate   Berlin   papers   contain   anuis-  accounts  of the organized forag-  expcditioiii  which   the    residents  the   capital   now   make   on   recur-  I.  ing  ing  of  ring Sundays into the adjacent coun-  tiysiclc for the purpose of bringing  home food. On Sunday, March 4,  Dcrlin railway stations were besieged by mobs reminiscent of the  height of the summer holiday season. The iu-h on the booking offices was so violent that they had to  shut down because there were no  more tickets left. People stormed  into the trains without tickets, glad-  paying double fare at the other end  as a -penalty rather than be cheated  out of their trips. The police authorities seem to have adopted the  ruse of letting the hungry Berliners  loot, the rural districts at will, only  to pounce upon them when they arrive at the country railway stations  for the journey-back to towji. Their  "luggage," usually consisting of bulging baskets, is then ruthlessly seized,  searched-and  confiscated.  One family which had spent the  entire" day ''rounding up'" supplies  shed bitter (ears when compelled to  disgorge an entire slaughtered pig.  They were allowed to retain a fat  goose, for which thev had paid 7  jfounds 2s. .People consider'- ' that  they have had a successful day's work  if they get back with a few pounds  of potatoes.  Corsets and Brains  Corsets and high heels are largely  responsible for the "inferior physical  and ofliincs mental capacity of  women," according \o Dr. A.C. Scll-  ery, iu an address made in California recently.' The physician said  the manufacture of shoes and corsets should be regulated by the legislature.  ANY .CORN LIFTS OUT,  DOESN'T HURT A BIT  Requisite on the Farm���������Every farmer and stock-raiser should keep a  supply of Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil  on hand, uoL only as a ready remedy  for ills in the family, but because it  is a horse and' cattle medicine of  great potency. As a" substitute for  sweet oil for horses and cattle affect  ed  by colic it    far    surpasses  thing tliat can be administered.  any-  To her class, a Philadelphia teacher put this question: "How many  hinds   of  poetry  arc  there?"  "Three,"  replied  one   pupil   quid v.  "What arc they?"  "Lyric,  dramatic, and  epidemic."  He Knows Just Why  He Admires Them  DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS CURED  MRS.  MEPvCREDI  and  Why  Over  1  No foolishness! Lift your corns  and calluses off with fingers  ���������It's like  magic!  Sore corns, hard corns, soft corns  or any kind of a-corn, can harmlessly  be lifted right out with the fingers if  you apply upon the corn a few drops  of freczone. savs a Cincinnati author-  ity;  For little cost one can get a small  bottle of freczone at anj' drug store,  which will-positively rid one's feet oi  every- corn or callus without pain.  ���������This simple drug dries the moment  it is applied and does not even irritate the surrounding skin while applying it or afterwards.  This^ announcement .will interest  many of our readers. If your druggist hasn't any freczone tell him to  surely get a small'bottle for ,you from  his -wholesale duighau.se.  "A Time Will Come"  Tack���������He  Mac���������He  tcenth hole  says he goes in for  does;   he plays  the  golf,  nine-  From a Speech Delivered by Mr. Balfour to the House of Commons, in, 1896  "To us the idea of war with the  United States carries with it something of the unnatural horror of a  civil war. War with any nation is a  contingency to be avoided at almost  any cost except the cost of dishonor,  but. war with the United States appears to have an added horror of its  own, born of the. fact that those with  whom we should he fighting aro our  own, flesh and blood, speaking out  own language, having our own civilization, I feel that the pride of tin:  race to which we belong is a pride  which includes every English-speaking country in the world . . . Wc  may be taxed with being, idealists  aud dreamers in this mailer. I would  rather be an idealist aud a dreamer;  and I look forward with confidence,  to the time when our ideals will have  become real and our dreams will be  embodied in actual polilical fact, ft  cannot but be that those whose national roots go down into the same  past as our own who share our language, our literature, our laws, our  religion, everything that makes a  nation great, and who share in substance our institutions, it cannot but  be that a lime will come when they  will feel that they and  common duty to perform,  office to fulfill among the  the world."  She  Had  Been  111  Two   Years  Could Find no Cure.    Ttfat's  Her Husband Is Enthusiastic  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Fori Smith, Alberta. (Special) ���������  Among all the thousands of Canadians who praise Dodd's Kidney  Pills for the good thc3r have done,  there, is no more fervent admirer of  the great-kidney.remedy-.than Isidore  Mcrcredi, of this place:  "Yes, it always gives me pleasure  to say a good word for Dodd's Kidney Pills," Mr. Mcrcredi says. "My  wife was sick for two years. We  could not find anything to restore  her to health, _;.Thcn wc found a  pamphlet telling of several persons  who had been cured by Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "My wife used just two boxes of  them and she is perfectly-well; to the  great surprise of all our neighbors.  Tlie j- can tell you the same thing. I  cannot recommend Dodd's 'Kidney  Pills enough."  Dodd's Kidney- Pills are the greatest of all remedies for-weak, suffering women. They cure the kidneys.  The kidneys are the root of ninc-  tonths of.'.women's ills. Moreover,  cured kidneys mean pure clear blood  all over thebody. That -means good  health everywhere.' ���������   K  son   learned  at   so  not  be  forgotten,  dear teacher,"  Writing from Mesopotamia lo a  friend in Winnipeg", iu May, 1910, the  late Sir Victor llorsley says: "Our  gross failures and stupidity are, ii.  my opinion, due lo the whisky affecting the intellectual organs * and  clearness of our leaders. Of course  they do not realize that alcohol, fm  small doses, acts as a brake on their  brains. If they did then they would  have sufficient loyally to follow their  King's example."  It was no far-fetched or fanciful  declaration of Premier Lloyd Geoigc  when he said: "Alcohol is Britain's  giealcst foe."  Prof. Kracpclin, of Munich', invented an instrument for testing human  efficiency. Willi it he- proved lhat a  single glass of beer lessens a man's  efficiency by seven per cent-. and  two drinks of whisky rob him of  twcnly-llircc per cent, of his normal  power, leaving him little better than  three-fourths of a man. The Cz.ir-df  aH the Russias knew the truth of all  this when in effect he said to his  anny: "You arc only three-fourths  men. Sober little Japan whipped,us  once.^ Wc. want whole men lo fight  the Germans,, and vodka must go."  Jn one month of prohibition, in the  midst of the most devastating war  Russia ever fought, she was able to  save thiity millions���������twice as much  in one month when sober as in a  whole year when drunk.  If we need four-fourths men to go  to the front, what manner of men do  wc need for the heroic battles of  home and peace?���������J.H.  Hazlewood,  o;  lies and  ST. VITUS DANCE  "No one ever made a fool of ir.c  >ct," said  Bronnson,  "Then you may claim to be a self-  made man,", said his friend quietly.  Warts  will    render    the    prettiest  hands   unsightly.--    Clear   the. excrcs  senecs   away   by    using  Corn 'Cure,-which     acts  and painlessly-.  Holloway's  thoroughly  wc have a  a common  nations  of  How's This?  Wc- offer One Hundred '������������������Dollars. .Reward  for .'iny c.-ise of Catarrh that cannot be cured  by   Hall's  Catarrh  Curt-.  ' Hall's Catarrh Cure has been taken ' Ijy  catarrh sufferers for the past thirly-five  years, and has become known as -the most  reliable remedy for Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh  Cure acts through the,Blood on the Mucous  surfaces, expelling the J'oisou from the Ulood  aud  healing the diseased   portions.  After you have taken Hall's Catarrh Core  for a short time you will sec a gft.it improvement in your general Iicallh. Start talcing  Hall's Catarrh Cure at once and get rid of  catarrh.     Send   for  testimonials .free.  J'-.  j.  CIIKXICV &  CO., Toledo, Oliio.  .Sold  by all  dnitfei.-.ts,   75c.  Miss Newrich���������Pa,  I do  wouldn't  seem  afraid  of  t  wish    you  ie    butler,  and for goodness sake don't say "sir  to him.  Newrich���������Whal'll   I  call.  him.  Sal-  Miss N.���������What's  Newrich���������James.  Miss N.���������Then call  us name  Even the Most Severe Cases Can bo  Cured by Dr.   Williams'  Pink Pills  Is your child fidgety, restless, or  irritable? Are the hands shakv or  the arms jerky? Docs the" face  twitch? Do the legs tremble or drag?  These aie signs of St. Vitus Dance,  a nervous disease which is confine.!  chiefly to young children, but which  often affects highly-strung women,  and sometimes'men. St. Vitus Dance  is caused by disordered nerves, due  to poor blood, and is always cured  by the use of Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills which-fill the veins with new,  rich red blood, strengthening the nerves, and- thus drawing out the disease. Here is proof: Mrs] John A.  dimming, Lower Caledonia, N. S.,  says: "When my daughter Myrtle  was, about nine years of age she became afflicted with St. Vitus Dance.  The trouble ultimately became, so  bad that she could not hold anything  in her hands, and had to be fed like  a child. She could not even walk  across the floor without help. She  was treated for some time by a physician, but. did not show any improvement. One day a neighbor said she  had read of a case of St: Vitus Dance  cured by Dr. Williams': Pink Pills,  and w.e decided to give this niedicitic  a trial. .By the time the third box  was used there was some improvement in-her condition, and we. continued giving her the pills for about  a 'month longer when she was entirely  cured, and has not since had the  least return'of the  trouble.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills can be obtained from any dealer in medicine  or bv mail at 50 cents .a box or six  boxes for $2.SO.from The Dr. 'Williams' Medicine Co.", Brockville, Ont.  Vrhicli catches tho fly And embalms It ntnl nil th* deadly  eorma it- cutrio.f in u thick coutlug o������ \nruiah.      (107)  Made in Canada by  THE 0. & W. THUM COMPANY, Walkerville, Ont.  American Address: Grand Rapids, Mich.  Germans Want Canada  Le Soleil, a Quebec newspaper,  translates from the'Rhenish Wcsl-  falishc Zeitung the following suggestion: '"Why docs not Germany decide to claim Canada as an indemnity  of war, as this would permit the  German-Americans lo shake tlie dust  of the United Slates from off their  feet and pass across the line to Canada, where they would live under the  folds of the German flag?"  t A  good  cook  v.-idc range.  should  be    given    a  MONEY ORDERS  Send   a   Dominion ,Express   Money   Order,  They  are  payable everywhere.  Professor-���������Life is the superficial  phenomena- of arrested radiation upon the outer crust of a cooling nebula. _ .._      ���������  Young Lady���������Gracious! No wonder living is  so expensive.  Minard's Liniment  cians.  Used   by    Physi-  ���������I  don't have to -work for a living,"  said   the   shiftless  individual.  "Of course you don't," rejoined the  busy man. "If you did, it's a safe,  bet  that you wouldn't be living."  - National Prohibition  The man who would burn a million  bushels of grain iu this time of national emergency would be branded  as a traitor. But even more a traitor is tlie man who makes a million  bushels of grain into beer or whisky,  for he destroys its usefulness as effectively as if it had been burned, and  at the same time lessens the efficiency  of thousands of men at a time when  the nation needs the best efforts of  every one of its citizens. National  prohibition is a necessity in Ihe face  of the present food shortage. It is  one of the most effective war measures that congress could take.���������Prairie  Farmer,  Miller's Worm Fdwders never fail.  The j' immediately attack the worms  and expel them from the system.  They arc complete in themselves, not  only as a worm destroyer, but as a  highly beneficial medicine for children,   correcting weak   digestion     and  .   r      ,������.       7. T^TT ^L    jiesloring  the   debilitated   system     to  Ask for Minards and Take no Other! hcaUfu]ncsS(     ^iti,out       wljicli       the  of the child  will  be  retarded  For the Price of One!  Both sides of EDDY'S  Twin Beaver Washboard*  can be used���������giving, double  service for the price of one.  Made of INDURATED  FIBREWARE (which it  really pulp hardened and  baked by a 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  LAUNDRY  BILL'S  are unnecessary it yon wear  '  Arlington Collars and Cuffs  They are waterproof and all that is necessary  when they become soiled Is to wash them with  soap and waterand they look as srood as linen.  No ironing: is necessary. Aslc your dealer for  theiu.   Manufactured by tho  ARLINGTON   CO.  OF  CANADA, Limited  Fraser Avenue. Toronto  nun  Tim  "Wocfl/e ������3ao8p3w5ia9.'  Th*  Great  ifttffltsJi   Remedy*  Tonus ������nd Invigorates tha yrholo  nervous systom, makes new Blood  _ , ���������       ���������,    In   old- Volos,   Cure* JVervoM*  | VeoiUty^MtTital and Brain Worry, Vcspotv-  "W'hat're you goin' to do.this sum  t-.r?"  "Oh, I'll, be busy guarding-plants.'  "Munitions plants''"  "No, potato plants."  Cautious  ai <-. eggs ?  Grasping Grocer  you got?  Consumer ���������M o w  flow much  uiucll  have  Oranuialed Eyelids,  Eyes iuflarned by expo-  sure to Son, Btwtaad Wind  uickly relieved by Murine  'ysBeaedy. No Smarting  Just Ere Comfort, At  Vbur Druggist's 50c per Bottle. Murine Ey#  SalvelnTubea25c. ForBookoltbeEyerroeask  "Jrujajisu or Marine Ry������ Uwtit ������*., CMub&p  | growth  'land its  constitution  weakened.  ,!    j The Speed of Trains  English trains, on certain types of  runs, are extraordinarily fast. You  can go from Bristol to Loudon in exactly two hours. The distance is 117  miles. The rate of speed is, therefore, 581-2 miles an hour. The'most  comparable run in America is from  Philadelphia to ' New York :"on the  Pennsylvania railroad. The length of  that run is 92 miles. The fastest  train on it does it in two hours. IIm  rate of speed is, therefore, 46 miles  an hour.���������William Hard iu the Metropolitan.  Morality is always ready to monopolize the spotlight.  deney, i.oss of Energy, Palpitatfori~cf ik*  Heart, Failinn Mtmory. Price 41 per bor. sli  for S3. Ooa mil pleas*, sic Trill ������Ufe. Bold by all  iJruggtit* or malJsdta pMn pica;, on receipt of  trice. Ntw pamphlet mailed free. THE WOOD  MEDICINE CO..T0B0KT0. OUT. (foawly Wladgor.}  THE NEW FRENCH REMEDY. Noi. N������2. N,3  THERAPION Ssi'M  great succen, cures chronic weakness, lost vigor  ft VIM, KIOSCV. BLADDER, DISEASES, Bt.OOD POISON,  TILES. EITHER No. DRUOQIST3 or MAIL SI. TOST 4 CTS  FOUOERA Co. 90. SEEKMAN 3T. NElV YORK or LYMAN BROS  TORONTO. WRITE FOR FREB BOOK TO DR. LB CLKRU  MKD.CO. HaVERSTOCKRd, HAMPSTEAD, LONDON. ENG.  TRYNEWDRAGKEITASTELEiSIPORMOP    EASV  TO   i.lis  THERAPION-^isV^  (EE THAT TRADE HARKED WORD ' THERAPIOM " IS 1)H  DRIT. aoVT.STAMP AFFIXED TO ALL GK.NUINE FACMBTH  Amo ilea's  - Pioneir  Dog fiemadtet  BOOK  ON  DOG DISEASES  AndHo\Vto'Feed.  M������tU������V frM to any adilrcM by  tho AuUior  H. CLAY GLOVER CO., Inc.  118 West 31st Street, New York  v.-  Fly Poisons Attract  In tho last thrco years the prctjs hns renortod 30G fly  rioisouingcaaGH���������uluruo proportion fatal, xhoiunoconc  Jouliintf can wi th tin bwrotonert'wiok���������tho fiaucer of poi-  *>dn pnper���������both cnnluin arsenic, deadliest ot poison*.  ��������� No mothtr would put: fly poison, within her chil.  dren's reach if aha rrnliied tho danger. Yet it killa  more childreu Hum nil otlior poisons combined.  This in tha U.S. Grm*rumi*nt ivaniing- Acralnit  fly uolSon*. tnlcon from V. H. I'ublie Health Scrvlc*  Bulletin, supplfjunjut JJo. 29;  "Ofclhrr fly po'sons mentioned, menllott sticuM 1* mtfle, xntMlj fer td*  jn.rpojo of cyjm.oinuiUon, of thos* oompoKd at *r*enlo. FfcUt cnei of  Holtonlrtr of children through tbo Tito ofiucli ���������omjicuuili *i������ far toofraquent,  and ( TI1.3 ti fi* rrsrral.Unra of *r������'n' al jio'.loaltj to lutciotr dtarrhe* ������rii  cbo'era infantum, Jt isboI'tTcrt tti������tth������cmel reported do no*, by any melon,  Cociprles tho total, Mu nlcttt iij-i'dtTO/lcg d������jvlct������ in Lit La r������Ud %* ei-  trm������ly dsu.prcui, ind il*ou'A lurtr l������ used* ctcu If otber tueisuxvtan ko*  ������t!i������ad."  Ihe ouo Htife, sure, uon-poiaoiious, efficient 11 y  I'ndHor is  ���������s^: t  I te  a-  / -  i  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^HS^  ESteSS  }/��������� :  ;!!f.'.yv-\j:  M^l^ep,^;,  'M  THE      GAZETTE.      HSDI^Y,  i& TO EVERY CANADIAN  TO RECOGNIZE DUTY OF THE HOUR  THE  FOOD  SUPPLY  WILL  BE THE, VITAL FACTOR  'Government  Urges Farmers  to Maintain  their Efforts Towards  Increased Food Production*, and All who Assist in this Work  .Arc Rendering an Incalculable Service to fhc State  I wo year-- ago, in a message to thel the    iron    heel    of th^'  ,"mn,i.-  wasTim���������^"^''   ^Ci:i1   ������������'P'.aBiJ who kmow notninfa' U." teJrorf bv  y"������d i ��������� usrViji4 s\%& ������*!-*������ ������-������ *��������������� ������-*  lwenty millions ot men into  Iuiropc^an        r   ,*<: ���������������,.,���������., 11 .   ���������  battlefields   and   the- deslruclive   pro-vca >-.:!??,;"y��������� nppeal .���������   l,I,s   cHticjl1  cess of war itself must" inevitably be   ffi in,1110,",1" our C1,1CS a,ld tcwns  %   n.iv/ho hitherto have not felt the ncccs  the  Canada the World's? Granary  Can  Raise  More    Grain     Than  Whole World Combined .  Excepting   U.   S.  Canada's total grain croo for 1915  totalled 10,194,609.250 bushels, with a  value of $800,000,000 according to  figures recently published. Moie conservative figures place the grain crop  value for 1915 at $600,000,000. It is  interesting,lo-notc that tlie grain crop  of Canada is' worth more than the  wrujlc metallic production of the  United Stales, as i.������> shown elsewhere  in  charts  in   these  issues.  The big 1915 grain crop of Canada  was gathered in from less than 10  per cent., of the arable land of the  Dominion. This means tliat it would  be possible to grow in Canada a  grain crop worth $8,000,000,000. The  tolal tilled area in Canada in 1915  was 37,263,000 acres.  The   wheat yield  of    Canada    last  a  '0RT LA  ANY  EXCUSE IS MADE FOR-IMPOSITION OF   FINES  Civil Populalion of the Occupied Districts of France and Belgium  '  . Is Subjected to Heavy Fines Which the German Officers  Impose Without Any Reasonable Pretext  =���������-o    steady pressure of British sea power  Ihe   Hun    is     daily    tightening    his  belt.    Bui though ihe great stress is  on the Central Powers, other nations  arc   feeling   the strain.     The   smaller  neutral countries arc confronted with  food shortage and high prices.  Switzerland and Holland, in arms for defence,    feed from their    own  scanty  supply thousands    of    refugees who,  homeless  and    destitute,    have    fled  thither fqr sanctuary.   England, men-  .accd by' an ever-increasing    submarine   warfare,   is   organizing  her  agriculture on a new basis,  enlisting   for  her farms the-services of women and  disabled  soldiers,    and   putting    her  beautiful    and    historic parks    under  the plough.'    France  sows her grain  nud  reaps  her  harvest,     even  within  fhc-'sound of the guns, by the heroic  and  unceasing labor'of her old  men  women and children.  Such is- the picture of Europe al  this hour. Facing the fateful days  .which lie before us in this third and  sternest year of war we realize with  increasing clearness how vital a  factor in the final decision the food  supply must be. The government  ���������of this country fully appreciates what  the    farmers  have  done  during    the  accomplish  .something  here   is.   need,   not only for an increased  supply but  for  a wise   economy of foo'd.    If all labor is not efficient there can at least be patience  and    forebcarancc    where    partial efficiency is accomplished.,  by willingness.    There is no place in the slate  now for cither half-hearted service or  ill-founded criticism.      In    the  com  mon   task  which   faces' the     country  co-operation   should   be   the    -watchword.' The Dominion and provincial  departments  of  agriculture     arc     already giving,    and   will continue    lo  give,    special attention lo the    many  problems  involved.      The    National  Service Board and the municipalities  -re    also devoting    their energies to  previous year  Canada  produces    more   wheat    in  proportion    to    her  population   than  More Scraps of Paper  How   German   Promises    to-   Exiled  Belgians Was Kept  The truth regarding the treatment  oi deported citizen?- from Belgium  while _ m the employment of "Germans in Germany is coming to the  light. _ It is a ghastly slorv, a story  ef '.misrepresentation and c.uclty.  ihe following is pari of a long docu-  Gcrniauy'a efforts to "Kuluirize''  the occupied districts of France and  Belgium by the introduction of German "'system and organization"  i cached such a degree that the civil  populalion was subjected to,lines of  the most extortionate amounts if  their watches and clocks did not  agree to within a few seconds of the  official lime as established .by the  "Komufandaleur."  Every new    town  -...,.. .���������..���������,w���������b ,., v,u ,. UL cl jtnijr uocu-      Jtivery new    town    r,-,(,i.������������������    i     ,,  ment which" the  government  of  Bel-  French armies revelsWW    7 tIlC  f.ium  has  forwarded   in    nil    ������������������ .i   n-,,.,7."   *    ,        , iev<-a.h������ fresh tacts re-  r,ium has forwarded to all neutral  countries throughout the world, and  is therefore earmarked as an official, document  ,, ,. ���������-������ ,*V" *���������"*���������*->"-'������ tu|crop iu number of bushels exceeded  these questions, aud I am confident tl heal crop b a big mar&ini ,he  that the various organizations,   both I ���������i. i~ - -<��������� .< -     <  past two years. In urging them to  maintain their efforts, though confronted  with    more    difficult     condi  tliat the various organizations, both  of men and women, throughput the  country will give whole-hearted and  active support to a work which at  this special lime is a high and necessary national service.���������Martin Burrell, Minister of Agriculture.  pire.    Canada's cxp���������   ....v...... .....  flour   from   tlie   1915   harvest  is   csti  mated al a value of $200,000,000 and  the Dominion now has approximately  545 flour mills, with a daily capacity  exceeding 111,865 bushels.  But large as was lite 1915 wheal  crop it was not in number of bushels  Canada's greatest grain crop, il being exceeded hy oals which gave a  yield of 520,103,000 bushels with a  value of $70,894,000. Though the oat  crop iu  number of  bushels   exceeded  What the Yukon Has Given  Over six hundred mcii have coma  from Dawson since tlie Avar began.  Many walked long' distances lo enlist. Jn 1914 the firsl -band of men  from the Yukon begun to-train, and,  eventually, went to France, and won  cash value of the wheat crop was- the  greater. Canada's oal crop in 1915  showed a gain over the 1914 oal crop  of over 200,000,000.  *  There were other grain crops  which also helped lo swell tin- VM5  yield and which are among the. important annual productions of the  Dominion. For example, the. barley  crop of-Canada is bigger ijiaif ihe  wheat crop of Roumania and theie  arc other equally crcdtiabl-j comparisons which can be made  Willi    only    a  tenth  of  the  aivblc  iand   in   cultivation   Canada   can     ingrain  - V  he able  lo  escape more  easily  if wc  were  not   under  immediate    military  supervision,     consented    to    work in  the Mannesmnnn munition factory al  Gelsenkirchen.     A  tbily  salary  of 8  lo  12 marks  was  promised,    out    of  which 2 marks 60 pfennigs would be  taken for our board and lodging. We  were  to   be  allowed    to    correspond  with our relatives in Belgium, and to  receive parcels  from    Ihcni.      Leave  after two  months  in  order  lo  go  lo  Belgium  was  promised, with   definite  release after four months.   Ijut after  a few days'  work we'" soon    realized  that  none  of   these  premises    would  be   kept.     Our   'cards    to     Uelgium  never reached  liieir destinations, and  our salary was not prid.    They look  3 marks 25 pfennigs- for    our board,  and after six weeks ;il  'JelsenHrchcn  only 8 marks 50 pfennig  were given  to us���������one. day's wages."  The  writer of  this document  cccded  in   escaping  lo   Holland  c.atchng the almost incredible svslem  employed by lhc  Germans  to  "GcS  ���������&    l'\e l0caI inhabitants.  Officers had  the right to  stop any  ���������Zl!T.  ������,n. th,c-   il"c- and    demand   '  If the hands  'itcst degree  1 time"    as  __.      .  .,.-        -    -m   --"C     unfortu-  nate civilian was heavily fined.  Officers could also enter private  1 puses to look at clocks. If the latter  did not have enough "German system  ��������� uid organization" in their mechanism to register the hour as fixed by  lhc    Ivommandateur" the unfortunate  suc-  ..���������......~   ......    mu.v,    uwiituii.    uujiui-   eventually, went to France, and won   iaiul   in   euitivalioi  lions, I do it, not-because of the high  distinction.   The  latter word is  used   Cl'cfise    ,ts    wheal    and  otlioi  prices which   will  doubtless  nold  for  adfisedly, for seven men  in  the  Yu-   (',uU������ul to len limes the 1915 p  koii Mnim-'f-Jim ���������Ti/.f'./.i-..-,;...^ ...-'.- ������"i..   lion.    Such a production woul   it possible for the Dominion  to raist  awarded  the .Military"Cr"^"'atuf "a   as inucl1 *?r:ii" !,s al]  t,K' other ('t,,m  number were promoted.   Now a new   tncs 0l" Uic world combined, v.uh tin  body of men is in  England in  train-   exception   of   tlie   United  Slate-,  ing���������-the Yukon    Infantry  nearly all food products,, but because  of the important and special service  which Canadian agriculture can render the Empire al this juncture. All  who assist in this work render a  ���������great service to the slate. 1 do not  say the greatest,'for that is done by  those who, facing death, daily serve  their country at the battle front.  Thousands of us cannot serve, but  we, who are mercifully free from  t  - j     company,  C.E.F., in command of Captain Geo  Black, belter    known    as  the    Com  uiissioncr  of the    Yukon    Territory,  who has. as a corporal Lyman   Mun-  gcr  Black,  his  son.  Counter Check  Or Sales Books  Mr. Merchant:���������  Jf you  arc  not  alre.ulj   using    out  Counter   Check   or  Sales   Books     wc  j would respectfully solicit your    next  | order.    Years   of   experience  in.    lhc  j manufacture of this line enablc-us to  ���������Million and a Half MenJ-^ ^lsi������lcb6t0-kbas .������^iy.p?'-'������t,as  Service Cards ���������Reach'  Militia Minister Has Made Return as  to Results  hi the house of commons in answer to a question by Fred Pardee,  member for West Lambton, the minister of militia gave, out information  concerning answers received from  lhc National Service cards. The.-to-j  lal number of replies secured was  1,545,360. Classified as "militarj" prospects" the totals were as follows:  Between 17 and ~30 years of age,  single, with no dependents, 58,S97;  between 17 and 30 single, with no dependents, but engaged in agriteullttre,'l  shipbuilding,   munitions ���������   or  /mining,  .   _  ..   _ _ made in these dif-  licult limes.  All classes and grades of paper vrc  now from  100 to 400 per cent, higher  than   they   were     two  years  ago.  Carbon    papers,    waxes    for    coated  books, labor, m  fact  everything that  goes into  the  cost of.counter  check  or sales books are'very high in price.  Notwithstanding    these    fads,      our  | modern-and   well   equipped -plant-for  this  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.  We make a  specialty    of    Carbon I  Back or  Coated  Books, also    O.K.  Special Triplicate  books.     On  these,  40,185; between 31 and'45, single, with and our regular duplicate and tripli-  no dependents, 13,624; 31 to 45 single, cate separate Carbon Leaf Books, we  no dependents but' cngaged^in agri- number among our cuslonu - ' -,1-~  culture, shipbuilding, "munitions     ��������� orj largest and  best commcrcia  Many  Women in this Condition Regain Health by Taking Lydia E.  n's Vegetable Compound.  Convincing Proof" of This Fact.  Ridgway, Penn; ��������� "I suffered from female  trouble with backache and pain in-my side for ovej>  seven months so I could not do any of my work. I  was treated by threo different doctors and was  getting discouraged wlien my sister-in-law told me  how Lydia E. Pinlcliam's Vegetable Compound had  helped her. I decided to try it, and it restored my  health, .so I now do all of my housework which is  not light as I have a little boy three years old."  ��������� Mrs. O. M. Rhises, Kidgway, Penn. '  Mrs. I/radsey Now Keeps House For Seven*  Tennille, Ga.���������"I want to tell you how much I have been benefited  J>y Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. About eight years ago I  got in such a low state of health. I was unable to keep house for three in  the family. I had dull, tired, dizzy feelings, cold feet and hands nearly  all the time and jcould scarcely sleep at all. The doctor said I had a  severe ease of ulceration and without an operation I would always  he an hi valid, but I told him I wanted to wait awhile. Our druggist  advised my husband to get Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound  and it has entirely cured me. Now I keep house for seven and work  in the garden some, too. I am so thankful I got this medicine. I feel  as though it saved my life and have recommended it to others and  they have been benefited".���������Mrs. W. E. Lindsey, R. R, 3, Tennille, Ga.  Jf you want special advice write to Ijydia E. IMnkham Medicine Co. (confidential) I/ynn, Mass. Your letter will be opened*  read and answered, by a woman audi held iu strict confidence.  mining, 11,525. 17'to 45 single, with  dependents 50,575; 17 to 45 married  villi dependents 92,469; 17 to 45-married and. single with dependents, bu.l  engaged in agriculture, etc., ��������� 97,095.  Tolal uiiliiary prospects of which- 40  per cent, are .engaged in agriculture,  ship building, munitions or - mining,  364,470.  The stalcmeiit declared that tlies' entire male population might .be considered agricultural prospects. 184  njen had given their trade as ship  building, while 3,010 men had declared themselves as tool makers, tool  sellers, etc., aud many of these had  been employed' in Ihis service si'neo  sending in .their cards.  Tlie  statement   ������������������continued     as   follows:  "Under the    order-in-cuuncil    each  director    is    authorized      to      decide  v/liether or not in any particular casei  the services of an individual are more  important to  the slate in a civil  than|  a military capacity.     Having    regard  to   these   provisions    no     clfort    has  been   made  up   to   the.  present   lo   determine which work may or may not  be regarded as non-essential, the circumstances    of  each  particular,   case  have been considered as occasion  has  necessitated."  l-lreail  print-  Pure  ! lomc  .  &  B.  .Meal  pru:-  this  Big Money in Wool  Settlers in Western' Canada who  went in for sheep raising a few years  ago are now reaping the reward of  their foresight. Wool has gone to  the highest prices on record and is  still going up. Mr. Samuel. Druin-  lieller, of Dru'mhcilcr, Alberta, sold  his 1916 clip a few days ago to a  Boston firm at 45c a pound without  the usual dockage. Mr. Drunihellcr's  clip amounted to about 25,000 pounds.  the  . .    ..            .louses  from coast to" coast. No order is too  large or loo small to be looked .after  carefully. -  Yv'"e: have connections uiih lhc  largest paper mill in Canada, ensuring an ample supply of the best grade  paper' used in counter check books.  You are therefore assured of an extra grade of prapci",- prompt service  and shipments.  Waxed Papers and Sanitary  'a. Wrappers  Wc also manufacture AVaxci  and Meat Wrappers, plain an  ed; Confectionery Wrappers  Food Waxed Pap.er Rolls foi  Use. Emit' Wrappers, etc.  Write for samples of our i  Waxed Papers used as a  Wrapper. Tt is' both ere:  moisture proof, and' the lowi-  cd article on the market f<  purpose.  Genuine Vegetable Parchment for  Butter   Wrappers  Wc arc large importers of this  ['articular brand of paper. Our prices  on 8x11 size in 100M quantities and  upwards, are very low, considering  the present high priiTe of this paper.  Wc can supply any quantity printed  "Choice  Dairy   Mutter"  from stock.  Our machinery and equipnnut for  Waxing and Printing _ is the most  modern and complete in Cauad.i and  ensures you first-class goods and  prompt service.  APPLEFORD  COUNTER CHECK  BOOK COMPANY, LTD.'  Hamilton,  Canada.  Offices:   Toronto,   Montreal,     Winnipeg,   Vancouver.  -��������� ..���������..k^.i..i    ljii: uiuonunaic  house owner was subjected to a fine  so severe that it amounted to confiscation of property.  While the system of fines originally was ostensibly fpr the purpose of  bringing the civil population up to  the German standard of "discipline,"  system and organization, this pretext  has_ now-b'cen completely abandoned.  Forced as the Germans now arc to  realize thai they cannot hold indefinitely the occupied districts of  France and Belgium, the fine' system  is now being used for the open purpose of extorting the last "penny  while they still have it in theis, power to enforce the extortion.  At Brussels alone the lines now  being imposed are declared'to amount  lo tnillions of francs every month.  Some idea of the nature and  amount of these fines can be secured  from the following cases in towns recently retaken  by the  French.  Al Guivry, two horses were in  some mysterious manner injured in  a stable. For this four inhabitants  who knew nothing about the affair  were found guilty, and forced to pay  3,000 marks.  At Ugny-le-Gay a house was burned down by .the Germans themselves.  Nevertheless, they, charged that the  owner had set fire to the structure.  The village as a whole, was held responsible and forced to pay 10,000  marks. '  At-the.same village a civilian was  heavily fined for driving a horse  which the Germans declared was not  sufficiently currycombed. As a search  of the man's premises failed to reveal sufficient money to pay the fine,  he was given fifteen, days in prison.  Failure  in*   every instance to  produce the amount of 'cash fined by the  [ Germans  is invariably followed  either by deportation or long prison sentences. '  At -Chaiiny three prominent citizens  were" imprisoned*  An offer was  then  made  lo  release  them upon the  surrender of a  certain amount in. muni*  cipal'bonds,.      These  the   three men  finally,   secured,    whereupon the Germans      decided   ' they    wanted      the  amount demanded in  cash instead of ;  bonds, refused  to accept the    latter,  and    confined    the    three men    in a  humid  room  without  fire,    light     or  bedding and a diet of a pint of coffee in   lhc'.morning", and  a  piece     of   ���������  bread in  lhc eeventng.  The men were kept in this condition until friends succeeded in raising in the neighboring villages the  sum demanded.  Up lo date live cemeteries have  been found���������at Bray Saint Christo-  phe, Champion, Amy, Bcuraignes and  Crapeaumcsnil where all of the more .  promising looking tombs had^becu  dynamited and ihe coffins stripped  :nfd l,ot ������"-y. oj! t!lc llictal lining but of  " ' any objects of silver that adorned  them. Not in a single instance were  tlie. bodies ever placed back in the  tombs and it can only be supposed  that the remains were scattered lo tiie-  lour winds.  To Massacre Jews  Ins  W.      N.  U.  1160  She���������Even    in  want   my boy  to    be  through and  through.  The Professor���������Well, madam,  of my class are niore thoroughly  prepared.  school   da.vs  1  an    American  lew  im  policy of Ruthlessness to be Adopted  in Palestine  Serious news of a threatened mas*  sacre of the Jews in Palestine ha$  been received by* the Jewish Chron>  icle. The paper says that thousands,  are literally starving without the pos*  sibility of obtaining food, but, adde<|  to that, the Turkish government apjj  pears to "have entered on a course or  calculated brutal ruthlessness againsf  cur people.  The Turkish governor, .Djclm^'  Pasha, has proclaimed the intention  ^of the authorities to wipe out mere!*!  lessly the Jewish population of Pa^-t  cstine," continues the Chronicle. "His  published statement is that the Arme,-i  nian policy of massacre is to be *p*.  I plied lo the Tews."  .1 . >rrS4tfcsBB-������saaasraui  "' r  kISm^^S  THE      GAZETTE,     "HEDLEY,      B.  Co-Ooerative  Development  Growth    of    Co-operation    Amongst  the Farmers of the West  One of the most remarkable developments iu'Western Canada wilh-  iu the last decade has - been the  growth of co-operation amongst the  farmers of that great territory. This  has expressed itself most notably in  the success''which has attended the  farmers'   own "elevator  companies.  There are-in Western Canada ihrec  such companies, organized more or  less upon co-operative principles,  with a total -membership'of 47,063  shareholders, a subscribed capital of  over $4,5O0,OU0 and a paid up capita!  of $2,250,000. These- companies operate altogether sonic 520- elevators.  Two of them paid last year an eight  per cent, dividend and the other ten  per cent.  The growth which these companies  have made during .the last ten years  can be seen from the fact that in  1906 the one company in the field  handled less than three per cent, of  the total volume of grain exported  from Western Canada, whereas in  1916 the three organizations handled  about  twenty-four "per  cent.  The first in the-field was the Grain  Growers' Grain Company which,  coming into existence in 1906, was  the first concrete expression of the  farmers' movement which had originated in Saskatchewan five years before, and was until then represented  by an educative organization? only.  In its first year, this company simply  handled grain on commission; but  since then it has-entered into practically every branch of the grain business, including operating country  elevators, terminal elevators and  port  ncss are its interests confined. It also sells livestock for its membcis,  and has entered on a considerable  scale into tlie '.handling of a large pot-  tion of the staple goods necessary  for the farmer's requirements. Last  year it handled 37j000 cars ofgroin.  In 1912 it took over the elevator system which had been inaugurated by  the government of .'Manitoba'. It has  built or acquired a large number  since, including three terminal elevators leased. ..at Fort .-'William, the  total storage capacity being over 4,-  500,000 bushels. Its livestock,depaitment, opened last March, handled  during eight months nearly 500 cars  of stock. Its ' co-operative department in 1916 sold to the company's  shareholders $27S,000 worth of ullage  tools and $1,075,000 worth of lumber,  twine, flour, apples, etc.  Jn 1911 the Saskatchewan Co-operative Elevator Company was established, and in 1913 the Alberta Cooperative Elevator Companies, each  of which has since pursued, within  its own territory greatly similar  functions; The governments of the  respective provinces gave material  assistance in the flotation of these  companies by advancing 85 per cent,  of the money necessary to build the  elevators, repayable in- 20 years by  gradual instalments. The 'Saskatchewan Company now has 230 elevators  and the Alberta 103. The Alberta  Company has also entered into the  livestock and co-operative business to  a considerable extent, having handled  last year fifteen "hundred car loads.  It has for two years bought the complete output of two lumber mills on  the Pacific coast. The co-operative  activities of the farmers of Saskatchewan have been left to the Grain  Growers' Association, but in future  they will be transferred to the elevator company.  A great merger of these three companies lias been proposed and lias  for some time been the subject of  serious consideration by their respective executives. The matter has now-  arrived at the point where the Grain  Growers' Grain Company, which operates in all three western provinces,  and the Alberla company will amalgamate with a capitalization of $5,-  000,000 under the name of "The!  United Grain Growers' Limited."  Ihe Saskatchewan Company for the  present has decided against federation. During the coming season all  ihrec companies will carry on a big  building program and it is l.ikcly_ that  between them they will erect 70 to  100 new country elevators. The Saskatchewan Company has a terminal  elevator at Port Arthur at the head j  of  Lake   Superior  which    is   Rearing)  Temper in Live Stock  Most    Useful    Animals,   are    Those  Which Possess  Temper  A well-controlled, w ell-direcied  temper is a mighty u*cli.l asset in  either man or animal. The meek  and lowly individual may be all  light in certain places���������the motive  power or driver of an ox team, for  instance���������but when it comes to real  twentieth century work, a temper is  \ cry much in demand. Kvui the  modern religious novel usually has a  fighting parson  for its  hero.  Temper might be likened to fire.  !l makes a good servant but a bad  master. \n the animai, as well as  the human world, the individual  without temper is usually lacking in  intelligence, stupid and sluggish.  Such anneals usually cannot be  handled to the best advantage. They  cannot be trained lo work properly  or to submit to human direction of  any kind. Those animals which can  ne made to serve human ends be  arc animals which possess lempe  probably a high degree of temper  Hut it is in the control of this spirit  thai there is the greatest possibility  of usefulness. Tlie animals most ser-  \iceable to man are often those -which  aie most highly strung, and of distinctly  nervous  temperament.  The vicious and bad-tempered animal is Usually one that has been mismanaged during the formative period  of its training. The docile animal  may possess as much '"fire" and energy, but this has been broughl uu-  dei control, and is dominated by the  1 iiman will. Such an animal is just  as safe as the spiritless one and in���������  finitely  more  valuable.  Vicious stock is objected  lo on  every   side.    Besides   being   a   nuisance,  they   may  be     decidedly    dangerous,  strength     the    average  A Chinese Solomon  cx" j In  muscular  But not only lo the grain busi-1 inan ;s no niatch for any of the larger farm animals. It i������ only througn  control by his Higher mentality that  he is enabled lo,attain complete control over bi ntc force. This  should be kept in mind all through  the problem of farm management. In  .breaking, training, aud handling horses, in stabling and working among  ihe other classes of stock, and in all  biecding operations, the problem oi  co'itrol should be remembered. Good  stockmen leain to manage Iheii stock  without developing vieiousness. If  \ iciousuess shows they will quickly  delci mine whether il is a result of  liaining, or is hereditary. If it is the  latter the breeding of such animals  is usually discontinued, li it is the  former a little more clTorl may be pul  into the correction of the tendency.  In all such cases it requites that the  man be in full control of him=clf before the attempt to exercise his right  of' control on his animals. It is usually'through lack of control of self  that-much of the bad habits and bad  tempers results among the stock on  the  farm.  Rules Modified  Alco  New   Regulations    Regarding  holic   Drinks  in  Russia  The Russian provisional government has modified the rules governing the sale of alcoholic drinks by  the introduction of the following regulations: ���������  "First, the sale "of alcoholic drinks  containing a percentage of alcohol in  excess of one and a half degrees is  prohibited throughout Russia.  "Second, expert to foreign countries of grape wines of every kind is  permitted, regardless.,of their percentage  of  alcohol.  "Third, in wine-growing districts  lhc sale of wines produced locally,  aud not containing a percentage of  alcohol in excess of twelve degrees,  is permitted. Sales of these wines  outside of lhc wine-growing districts  is only permitted in towns, and mav  be prohibited by the municipal  authorities."  Out Where the West Begins  little  Out  where: the  hand clasp's  a  stronger,  Out  where   the  smile  dwells  a  ljtllc  longer,  That's where the West begins;  Out where the sun is a little brighter,  Where  the snows  that  fall  are a little whiter,"  That's where the Wcsl begins.  How  the  Magistrate    Succeeded  Solving a Complicated Case  The men who really govern China  and who make life happy or misei-  able for the people are the district  magistrates. There are about fifteen  hundred of them in all. These men  unite in themselves many various  offices. They arc coroners, sheriffs,  lax collectors, road sm veyors and  forest commissioners. They are superintendents of schools and overseers  of the poor, and they arc at the head  of the state religion, and worship at  the temples on specified days. Tlieie  is scarcely any mailer into which  they may noi pry and for which they  are not held responsible.  The administration of justice is in  their hands. In the court of justice  there are no juries, lawyers or men  vho are entitled lo speak for the culprit . The parties to ihe suit, whether  civil or criminal, kneel before the  es. magistrate, who, sitting in his official  r��������� chair, asks such, questions as he sees  fit, and as soon as he thinks he has  discovered the truth, brings in his  verdict. Either party may appeal  fiom his decision to a higher court,  still, as the expense of a lawsuit is  higher proportionally than in Canada, that is not often done.  Il will at once be apparent, that  such a man must possess a keen  mind, a good knowledge of human  nature, and be fertile in expedients.  Above all, he must be a man of decision; not beouisc immediate action i*  requiied, but,in order to sustain his  own dignity and command the respect  of the people. The magistrate who  hesitates is despised.  Some years ago a Chinaman who  owned a mill where he pressed oi!  f;om beans was visited by a neigl  bor who came to borrow an immense  Laskel used by the oil man to receive  the bean refuse after the oil had  been extracted. The Chinese are  cjiilc neighborly, so the request  was granted, and the neighbor, who  v'.as a miller, carried the basket home  to use for holding bran.  Time went on, and the following  fall the oil man asked for the return of the basket. To his surprise,  the miller claimed the basket as his  own. In spile of the fact thai there  w ere no witnesses, the old man went  to h\\\\ and tlie case came before the  district magistrate.  The magistrate asked each man to  tell Ii is story, which he did. Each  man also acknowledged that lie could  not produce witnesses. The magistrate recognized thai his own reputation was al stake, and also that il  was a case where a righteous decision would greatly- enhance his own  reputation.   Pie did not hesitate.  "Bring in the. basket," he said. -He/  had already idetermined in his own  mind that in all probability the oil  man was in the .right, for he felt that  no man in his senses Would be likely  to go to law about so cheap an article unless it were really his.  As soon as the basket was .'brought  in, tlie magistrate, with a severe  frown, addressed it in these, words:  "Mr. Basket, each of these two men  here in court claims you as his own  property.-.There'-are -no witnesses as  to which is telling the truth. Now I  order yrou to tell us to whicli of them  you belong. What,you remain silent!  Are yrou not aware that I am "the  magistrate of this county? If you do  not -reply at once I- shall order you  to be severely punished! Still silent!  Here, sergeant, get your paddle, turn  over this basket and give him a hundred blows!"  The underlings ."who^ were present  had great difficulty in keeping their  faces straight, but they had' to obey,  and accordingly the man who was  wont tdv use the stick for beating  unwilling witnesses, proceeded to  beat the basket. He had not delivered many blows-before the oil, which  had been concealed by the bran, began to ooze forth.  "Hold on," said the magistrate,  "that is enough! I thought 1 should  make this basket speak. It is evident that he belongs to the oil maii.  Take out the miller and give- him  five hundred blows, and you, Mr.  CHI Man, carry home your basket."  Boy Scout Notes  -n   All Members  are  Enjoined "to    Discourage   the Practice  of Robbing Birds'  Nests  The following article appeared in a  recent issue of "The Scout": "The  bird nesting- season will soon begin  now.    Scouts will, I hope, remember  Better Rural Roads  Western  Canada  Should   Have     Improved Road to Pacific Coast  There are  over 2,000,000  miles    of  so-called   roads  or  highways  in.   the"  United   Stales,   but   there    are     only  about  30,000  miles  that   can  be   described as "improved."   Ten thousand  that one of their duties is to protect) utiles  of  tlie  30,000'are   not   travers-  animals and birds and therefore your  job is to refuse to join other boys in  robbing nests. A few years ago it  was thought the right thing lo tear  clown every ncsl you could find.  Now, and especially among Scouts,  boys see that birds are jolly little  beggars and as a rule don't do anybody any harm, and that il is a  sneaking, cowardly thing lo go and  smash the nests the birds have made  with such care and to bag their eggs,  it you are among a lol of boys who  vanl to go bird nesting and you say  that you are noi going to joiii in it  because it is playing a low down  game on the birds it is possible that  the other boys may laugh al you  and say yo_ii_are a softie, but they will  in the end think it ovei and most  probably chuck it themselves. Boys  are good hearted chaps only they  don't always  think.  "I declare the Boy Scouts movement to be ihe most significant edu-'  calional contribution of our lime,"  writes a well known educationalists  in a recent issue of the Teachers College Recoid. "The naturalist," hej  says, "may praise it for its success  in putting the boy close to nature's  heart; the moralist for its splendid  code of ethics; the hygienist for its  methods of physical training; the  parent for its ability to keep his boy  out of mischief; but from the standpoint of the educator it has marvellous potency for converting the restless, irresponsible, self centered boy  into the straight-forward, dependable,  helpful young citizen. To the boy  who will give himself lo it, there is  plenty of work that looks like play,  standards of excellence which he can  appreciate, rules of conduct which he  must obey, positions of responsibility  which he may occupy as soon as he  qualifies himself���������in a word, a program lhat appeals to a boy's instincts,  and a method adapted lo a boy's nature."  Germans in High Places  completion  and  will  have  of 2,500,000 bushels.  a  capacity  True Patriotism  The true patriot is not the orator  who sways the multitude���������the writer  that excels in his prowess of pen.  The true patriot is born of the indi-  vidual" idea of rendering some real  service, and such a service calls for  sacrifice.  The definition of patriotism is thi.s:  "Love of one's country; the passion  v, hich moves a person to .serve his  country; either in defending it from  invasion or protecting its" rights and  maintaining its laws and institutions."���������The  Silent  Partner.  Out where the skies arc a trifle bluer,  Out where friendship's a little truer,  That's where the West begins;  Out where a fresher breeze is blowing,  Where there's laughter in every  streamlet   flowing,  Where there's more of reaping and  less  of  sowing  . That's where the West begins.  He's Hunting Yet  At a certain public school it w;as  the custom for the teachers to write  on the blackboard any instruction  they desired the janitor to receive.  One evening, while cleaning a room!  the janitor saw written:  Out where the  world is������in- the making,  Where  fewer hearts in    despair    arc  aching,  That's where tlie West begins;  Where  there's  more of singing    and  less of sighing,  Where   there's   more   of     giving   and  less  of  buying,  And  a   man   makes   friends    without  half trying���������  Thai's  where the West  begins.  ���������Arthur  Chapman.  "Bobbie,  don't  you  know it's very  rude  to  lake  the  last piece of cake?  *  "Find the greatest common denom-j Why don't you offer it to your little  inator." visitor?"  "Hullo!"    he    exclaimed,    "is    tliat I     "I would mother, only I know he'd  darned thing lost again?" 'take  it."���������Life.  If Germany Should Win  It staggers the imagination to picture the effects upon the world if  German submarines effectively should  starve Great Britain. ��������� The British  Empire is based upon sea power.  Sea power is based upon ownership  of a great fleet, and therefore the  British empire Would disintegrate.  Canada, Australia, Egypt, India  would be detached. And if Germany  got the British fleet, what would we  get?  Not invasion, for that would not be  necessary. Wc would have to fight  for the Monroe doctrine with every  ounce of our energy and power and  all our resources. We would have to  fight to prevnt dictation of commercial terms. Even the grandiose German dream, for some of them have  had it, of imposing an indemnity upon the United States to pay for the  cost of the war, might be faced iu  terms of actuality.���������From World's  Work.  Many Good  British    Subjects    Who  Have German Connections  The Duchess of Albany is a guest  at Windsor Caslle while her son, the  Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, is fighting for the Germans. The interlocking relationship between. ,---Gcr-  'mans on opposite, sides in the-wltr is  not confined to royalty, however.  ^Questions in the house "of commons recently brought but some, curious' facts about several-pillars of  the state in Great Britain being- of  German relationship.. A-ship cap-,  tain named Ripenhausen, born in  Scotland, had a- Dundee mother and  a father who was .born in Hanover  at a time when it was in possession  of the British crown. , Captain Rip-  enhauscn's name, however���������-though  he' neither understands nor speaks  German, and has done good work in  the merchant marine since ."the outbreak of war���������-has deprived him of  his right to sail any longer as a ship  master.--. ���������..-.,. .    .;.���������-.. . ..-.��������� .,.-.   ,- .  When the matter came up in .-'...'tlie  house, the Parliamentary Secretary  replying for Sir ;Edwafd Carson, said  that the admiralty had decided to re-  trict the issue o.f their ' confidential j  instructions,' to-nuisters- of_ British  merchant ships who were British sub.  jects and; the sons of parents who,  at the time of their son's birth, were  themselves British subjects., "The  London Daily Chronicle commented  on the case  as follows: - "  "Wc do not complain that -Prince  Louis of Battenburg, born in Germany, and his sons, .the children of  German parents, are in the service of  the British navy; thai Lord Milner,  born and educated in Germany; Felix Cassel, K.C., born in Germany;  and Sir Alfred Mond, Of German  parentage, are in the British government; and that Count Gleichen,  also of German parentage, is a general in the British army. But we do  say that an impartial application of  the Ripenhausen principle "will cut  very deep and.go very far."  There would be trouble in high  places if the British people were ever  lo become inspired'with the Russian  idea of driving everyone in any way  connected with German junkcrdom  out' of hearth and home.���������From the  Ottawa Citizen.  able after a heavy  rain.  'Europe  has  long    considered     efficient road systems, as public utilities,  quite as essential  to national defence  as   to   the  civilized  life  of  its , communities.     Canada . is   thus   furnished  with a precedent and  object lesson.  r The Uiak before this    country      in'  developing an  efficient    national road  system  is  a  tremendous  one, and its  solution will  require constant co-op-  .eration    between    the provinces  and  the Dominion;  The absolute lack of  unity of'aiin   *in    carrying    out  road  improvement  in   Ihe  past     has     prevented  efficient   road   construction   in  this  country,  and  il  is    hoped     that  Dominion aid may be  made possible  after  the   war   through   the   plan   to .  take  care  of   the    returned-  soldiers  and  a   comprehensive    plan     worked  out   whereby   a   national, system     of  highways   will   ultimately     result   instead of building the capillaries of a  national     system    of    transportation  first and neglecting the main arterial  roads, as  lias  been  done,  we  should  concentrate   our  first attention   upon  the   first   and   most  important     main  lines  of   communication   and   let   the  development     of     the       innumerable  feeders of only local importance  follow.  The benefits, which would accrue  to each village,- town, city, county,  and state traversed along the way  would be enormous, to say nothing  of the increased rural school attendance and the boon lo the farmer who  now pays three to ' four times as  much as is necessary per ton mile  for the transportation of his products.  A  Farm   Markets   Branch  Profitable  Marketing  of   Farm   Pro  ducts a Big Problem  Profitable marketing of produce is*  one of the most serious problems  confronting farm business today. It  will be doubly serious when" lhc war  comes to an end and some millions  of men turn their energies to production from the land instead of being  engaged in destruction. The prob-'  lcm is not so acute in the big farm  crops as it is in those we arc pleased  to call of lesser importance, as dairy  products, poultry products, minor  crops and even wool and live stock.  Profitable marketing of farm products is'not a problem localized to  Western'-Canada or even-the Domin--  ion. It is a problem everywhere.  But every-problem in a measure admits of solution.  In the state of Washington, at a  recent session of the legislature,  there was created a state office of  farm-markets, providing for a director of markets and assistants who  will give their time to investigation,  encouragement, development and improvement of marketing conditions.  The act-provides for an investigation  .of distribution, transportation rates,  costs of marketing, and is designed to  aid in any way the improvement -of  marketing conditions.  Canadian farmers require better  .methods of marketing. This might'  welPcbme through a Markets Branch  of the Federal Department of Agri- '  culture that would not only investigate markets at home but develop  markets abroad, that would grade  and standardize agricultural products  that ultimately Canadian farm products would be sold everywhere the  world over, the buyer knowing that  he was'getting a quality of goods in  keeping with the government grade  and standard stamped on the package. ���������       ��������� ���������    '"  A couple of weeks ago we drew  attention to -the immediate need of  government grading and standardization of agricultural products. Depending upon what" is done to: this .  end Will depend largely the conditions that will prevail in the predicted depressed period following the  war. Farmers should demand that action be taken in this respect.���������Exchange.  Forest fires to the number of 40,-  000 arc estimated to -have occurred in  the United States in 1915, destroying  the timber covering of about 5,900,-  000 acres and causing damage estimated at over $7,000,000.  Greatness   comes   by   doing  things.  great  Science the Victor  Europe's war has demonstrated,  as never before, that henceforth war  is science and machinery. It is no  longer, to the extent it was in the  past, man-power against man-power.  Men are still essential, but the. men  who are the best equipped with the  highest development of mechanics  and the work of scientists will produce the largest results. It was not  until. England created a minister of  munitions and threw upon him the responsibility of organizing the whole  munition industry of the country that  England's soldiers were able to match  in effectiveness their enemies, who  had been supplied in advance with an  abundance of munitions. The energy  that Lloyd George threw into the  creation of a munition industry saved the whole situation.���������Manufacturers' Record.  Prussia the Culprit  It is Prussia alone among Europ*  can states which has, for a long  time past, affirmed, and which . first  began to put into practice, the doctrine that the military advantage of  a particular state permitted the violation of European standards, and it  is in proportion as Prussia, has become more and more completely the  master of the great enemy combination against us these violations have  increased in number and kind.���������Hil-  aire Belloc in Land  and  Water.  Substitutes for Everything  German scientists have discovered  a substitute for flour, the ingredients  being linden and beech buds. Before the war is over food and furniture will be convertible terms, and a  man will make a hearty meal off the  leg of the kitchen table.���������Toronto  Star.  "Is  Rand  happy  In his  marriage?"  "Happy?   If Rand were to Sde Mrs.  Pand  today  for  the  first    time,    he  wouldn't even  ask  for an    introduction-"  ,    ' I  ti  v 1  ( I  4  il p&gSi  ^S&Zg&W&ggte  \*  IP  il"*ia-p^ _ ..  ^^t$jM*$i&6������0yi  alliliiiilll  i  i"  $t.-y.  UP.  ���������- /'   '  1W  '?&.  &  THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      .B.      C.  Wastage of Best  Blood Enormous  t   General Bridges Tells of Price Britain Has Paid for Being   - > -,  -     _     '   Unprepared^  Lieut.-General T. m". Bridges, a  member of the British high commission in an interview al Washington,  talked most, interestingly and freely  of the difficulties which had besel  England when at the beginning of the  war-she converted herself from a  peace to a war basis and began the  immense increase of her army from  a small force tc one-of the'largest in  Europe.  "The source of our greatest difficulty, said General Bridges, "was  the sending to Europe of practically  our whole trained army as an expeditionary .force.'This robbed us of  all training officers for our-mew armies and it was only through returned  wounded officers and-the withdrawal  or others that wc were able to build  the skeleton for "our new forces. At  the same time we allowed most of  our better class youths, university  men in many cases, to enter the  ranks, which withdrew them from  the officers' class and placed that responsibility on far less well equipped  persons. The wastage of the , best  blood of the nation was enormous.  "Il is.my opinion that, if il had not  been for Kitchener's immense personality, we should "have had conscription within a few months. If  Lord Robcrls'-proposal for universal  service had been enforced we should  have saved enormously, not only in  men, but in industrial efficiency The  great,majority of army officers would  have done anything to have gotten  rid of the volunteer ' system" with  which the country was at ��������� first  saddled."  General Bridges estimated eight  months'as the necessary' time to  train a division. Individual recruits,  however, may be made fit to go lo  the front in a short space of eleven  weeks, provided they are distributed  in proportions of .fifty amongst -two  hundred -trained men. War service  ���������is atjeast five limes as valuable train-"  ing- as peace service, he slated.-  "Artillery lnusl be in grcal preponderance," General Bridges said,  ^before an attack "can be initiated.'  'ihe bayonet, however, is still essential to finally rout the cnemv from  his trenches. I should estimate that  the present success on the western  Ironl is due lo a British preponderance over German artillery of at  least ihrec or four lo one. There  .is absolutely no doubl as lo the outcome of the-war; the only question  is as lo its length."  General Bridges,commented briefly  on the difficulties of making good  fighters in a democra-lic nation full of  personal freedom and lacking military experience." The French bourgeois, in the general's opinion, makes  the ideal soldier, because war has  been almost instinctive hi his blood  since  the days of Napoleon.  General Bridges praised the French  army in the highest terms and said  that there had grown up between  France and England, former enemies,  a feeling that was more than friendship and that was almost a love  match.  Irish Distrust of Each Other  A War President  Sound Judgment Is Essential to  Ultimate Success  Lincoln's idea that if he saved tlie  Union, people would forget his mistakes, but lliatif he failed to save the  Union, 10,000 angels could not turn"  aside the penalty that would descend  upon him, w:as a true estimate of a  war president's position. A sound  judgment as of the real objects of  the war is primarily essential- to ultimate success. Lincoln's judgment  was so clearly and definitely formulated that his mind easily grasped the  fundamental strategy of-���������military conquest. An English military critic has  written, within the past few months,  that the British government in the  summer of 1914 knew as little about  war as Lincoln did in the spring'of  1861, but that, after two years of file  present European conflict, he only  .wished that the .British government  had learned as much about War as  Lincoln had learned by the summer  of 1863. A successful war president  does not need to be a trained soldier;  he does not even need to have studied professionally the principles of  military science. A statesman from  civil life like the cider Pitt, or Ca-  vour or Lincoln���������and one might include Bismarck in the list���������:may so  accurately envisage the objects of a  war that no soldier may surpass him  in his grasp of the war.���������Springfield  Republican. .  Sir- Sam Saw War Coming in 1913  Sir Sam Hughes told a meeting in  Toronto that he foresaw the coming  conflict as early as 1913, and that is  why he took a party of Canadian mil-  ila officers in that year over what is  now the scene of operations. He said  further that while in Europe at that  time he took part in a conference attended by Russian, French and Brit  ish officers, at which plans for the  pending war were discussed. Th;s  conference occurred quite a while before the invasion of Belgium, whi:h  we are told was the cause of th.: war.  Sullivan���������Oi   can  say   wan thing���������[  Oi'm  a  self-made  man. ,  O'Reilly���������Is it boastin' ye arc    or  apologisin'? !  The Family Quarrel That Seems Impossible to Settle  It is becoming more and more dear  [that the real source of'the Irish ciiff-  [iculty is the distrust of Irishmen for  each other. The blunders of Great  Britain in dealing with Ireland may  have been egregious and cruel, but  Englishmen and Scotsmen cannot be  blamed for the spirit of faction which  wrecks every reasonable cfforl in tlie  direction of Home Rule. The-mutual  distrust, that exists between Irishmen  is the despair of everyone .who would  like to sec the Irish question settled  forever in-a way .that would be acceptable to the people of lhat isle.  The so-called grievances arc the  more difficult of remedy in that they  are purely sentimental and not material. Tlie Irish people are not ,op-  posed; they actually enjoy more freedom today than the people of England, where the necessary' precautions against German attack diave-  scriously curtailed what would have  been deemed inalienable privileges in  time of peace. The statutes that pro  tect the rights of the tenant against  the exactions of the landlord are  much more liberal than those which  exist in Canada and the ��������� United  States. Ireland is prosperous, and  the taxation, although heavy as it is  throughout the British Isles, is most  onerous in the matter of alcohol.  That such happy conditions did not  always prevail we freely admit; but  it cannot be. denied that anything  that could be done to make Irish people happy, in a material sense, has of  leccnt years been done by the British government with the consent of  the British people.  Yet Ireland's heart is sore because  her people are asked to accept the  fact of British sovereignty- But what,  in the name of Heaven, are'the British statesmen to -do about it? Their  task is much like that of the, relative  who is compelled, in spile of himself,  to take part in a quarrel between husband and wife who are so incompatible that they desire to murder each  other. In such a case the. ordinary  solution is legal--separation, and because Air. Lloyd George has .proposed this he has been denounced as  perfidious, just as has every British  statesman who has ever tried to do  anything for Ireland. The only thing  to be done, so to speak, is to fall  back on the laws against brawding in  public. Those laws were pretty severely applied at the lime of the Sinn  Fein conspiracy' last April, but it is  safe lo say thai the same punishments would have been bestowed in  every countryr in the world, where a  body of men on half air hour's notice embarked on the slaughter of  unarmed and defenceless cilizcns.  For every one of the Sinn Fein leaders who was shot after trial by court  martial, the Sinn Feiners themselves  had ruthlessly killed at least twenty  unoffending citizens. Yet, by curious  processes of logic, British statesmen  are once more made the scapegoats.  The accusation is even made in  certain quarters that the British au-  are full grown men and women of ir^  ing the enemy at scattered points all  over the world, started the rebellion  as a species of cruel diversion. There  are fullgrown.men and women of irreproachable character in ordinary-  things, who believe this fantastic  theory. But if the Irish unfortunately  hate Englishmen, that hate, is as  nothing compared with the fear and  hatred the Ulster Irishman has for  the men of the South, or the grim  dislike', of .'the; Southern' Irishman "for  his nominal kinsmen in the North.  The Ulstcrman calls Britain perfidious .when she proposes Home":'Ru'c;  the Southern Irishman calls her perfidious for hot compelling Ulsterir.eii  to accept a government w'hich he abhors. And there you are! The best  thing that Britain can do is to continue her policy of ministering- to-the  material: welfare of the. Irish people,  in the hope that some day'all will  attain a better, frame of mind.���������-Frorri  Toronto Saturday Night.-      \       ' .  Winter Dairying is Popular  Satisfactory Season  Has   Been   Experienced in Saskatchewan  Winter dairying is each year becoming increasingly popular throughout ��������� Saskatchewan and during the  past season, though a number of  conditions have militated against developments in this branch of agriculture, a satisfactory season's business  has been done by the co-operative  creameries   of the  province.  During the past twelve months, or  for an even longer period, agricultural development of every kind has  been made particularly difficult by the  conditions which have obtained in the  labor market. While these labor conditions have had a direct bearing on  the dairying interests, a. .further cir-|  cumstance operating against any'j  marked increase in the butter output  has been the prevailing high price  for feed stuffs of all kinds, not only  have concentrates, such as grain and  commercial feed stuffs, been unusually high in price, but hay, oat  sheaves and other fodder have been  selling at prices almost unknown in  previous years.  i .   "My mother-in-law must catch that  train, driver, so hurry up," "You can  count on me, sir. I shall drive as  if she were my own."  Canada Held Up  As an Example  Duke  of Connaught    Tells    London  Chamber of Commerce of Commercial Education  The Duke of Connaught who, at  the Mansion House distributed the  prizes awarded by the London Chamber of Commerce for Commercial  Education, said that the war must  lead lo the re-organization of trade.  One of the first things lo consider  was, How shall wc be able to take  our place'in' the competition which  musl"arise in commerce? During the  five years he spent in Canada he was  much impressed by the great interest  the people there took in the education . of the young, for commercial  purposes.  He did not know any more important work than the giving of suitable education to those who were going lo lake a leading part in the comniercial life of the country. In tlie  past, he ventured to think, they had  not sufficiently recognized the importance of this. They had heard���������  and he was sure they heard il with  regret���������that only twenty-five years  ago, one-half of the clerks in the city  of London were foreigners and, in  many cases, he imagined, Germans;  but he was glad to learn from Lord  Soulhwark that they were now reduced to five per cent. Our object  should be to reduce to nil. England  for the English; and if their education was up to the standard they  would get all the appointments. He  was afraid many appointments and  many works got into foreign hands  largely for want of suitable education, and he thought,^'too, that it was  for want of application.  The importance of the educational  advancement that had taken place in  the great trading centres was vast  and far-reaching. Although his profession was that of arms, nobody recognized more than he did how important it was for tlie future of the  country that education should be not  only higher in standard but should  also be suitable. It had been mentioned that in 1890 there was only  one centre in London where commercial education was given, whereas in 1913 there were 273. If they  could move on in lhat direction he  was sure that results would be of  vast national importance.  On this occasion of the Duke's  visit, he related a good story. Whenever,- he said, he had visited towns  in Canada he had been greeted with  the singing of the National Anthem  by the children. One day, struck by  the singing of some children, he had  asked the teacher what part of Canada  she  was  from.  "Illinois," she replied, with a  strong nasal twang, and added lhat  as she had come to live in Canada  she wished fully to . belong to the  Dominion, and thought her first duty  in teaching the children w"as to sec  they learned tlie, National Anthem  properly.  - Buffalo as an Asset  Dableigh���������There  don't understand.  Miss Keen���������Oh,  surely.  is    one    thing I  more than    that,'  Government Herd Now Well Worth  Over a Million Dollars  When Hon. Frank Oliver, then  Minister of the Interior, bought for  Canada a herd of wild buffalo from  Montana and set apart a great area  of-government land as a home for  these creatures, nobody raised any  strong objection, but the scheme was  quite generally regarded as a bit  Quixotic. It was very well to try to  preserve the noble bos Americanus  irom-extinction, but nobody could  guarantee that rounding-up, transportation and subsequent semi-captivity  iii a great public park would not be  the death of the Whole herd. But  739 buffalo were bought and were delivered at an appointed spot within  Canada. That was eight years ago.  Today there are about 2,500 buffalo  in the big park at Wainwright, Alta.,  and about 135 in Elk.Island Park, in  the same province. The animals arc  in good condition and the increase in  their numbers has never been interrupted. In March, 1915, :he total  number in the Wainwright park was  1,640. Thus it is seen that in the  last two years the increase has been  considerably greater than the whole  original herd.  The buffalo that were bought' cost  the government about $250 a head,  delivered. As the government has a  uionoply of these creatures today it1  is not easy to say just��������� what they are  worth. But it is certain that thev  have a very special value even from  an economic point of view, for buffalo robes and buffalo heads command very high prices, and buffalo  meat, is a great delicacy. The living  buffalo is in constant demand for  zoological collections, throughout the  world. All persons who take an interest in such matters seem to agree  that the price paid in 1909 was no  more than a fair one. Even assuming sthat buffaloes are the one exception to the rule of advancing- prices  and that they arc of the same value  as were those of eight years ago, it  will be seen that the existing herd is  well worth over a million dollars and  that at this time the. natural increase  tepresents a value of over $150,000 a  year.���������From the Montreal Journal of  Commerce.  From London to Bagdad  British Success Ends German Dream  of" Control in the East  It is'reported that when the Kaiser  was informed that Bagdad had fallen  to the arms of the British he flew  into a towering rage, and ordered  Enver Pasha to be sent for, but that  despol of the Bosphorus refused to  budge from his rendezvous on the  Golden Horn until the Emperor of  Germany promised lo fool the biggest loan that Turkey has yet presented to the Geiniun people. "Bagdad has fallen," Enver Pasha is re-  porled to have said, "because we hue'  not the money to carry on the manufacture   of  munitions."  On his arrival at Berlin, Enver  Pasha supplemented his requesL by  pointing out that Great Britain was  financing her allies, and Germany  must go on doing the same for hei  .allies otherwise there would be a  separate peace, with fatal consequences to the Teutonic dream for  the Balkans'and Constantinople.  In the meantime so assured arc  the people of Bagdad as to the per-  ,-mr.nence of their new masters that  old firms that had closed down busi  ncss with the occupation of the city  by military troops have - reopened  them. The Roman Catholic Archbishop, Monsignor John Drure, ' has  ananged to lake charge of his spiritual children, and been blessed by  the Pope as well as congratulated  upon the return of settled government.  In a.n interview lhat the Archbishop gave a London piessman, he  staled that there could be no doubt  but what the Germans had made excellent plans for the Berlin-Bagdad  railroad, and lhat il would have been  a financial success. "The country  is ripe for the hand of .enterprise  from the West." 1-le hoped, however, that the line would be controlled by an international board with  its headquarters in London. "There  will be seen passengers alighting at  Charing Cross and leaving from thai  termini to Bagdad, instead of from  Berlin."  The Archbishop has l36 passports  entitling him to travel by land and  sea lo Bagdad, but the presence of  the enemy's submarines in the Mediterranean have so far compelled him  to remain al Rome.  Organization for Marketing  Sentiment   Obtaining    Strong    Hold  Among Farmers of Canada.  In his book "Rural Denmark" Sir  H. Rider Haggard says: "Whatever  'else may- be doubtful or open to argument in connection with Danish  agriculture one thing remains clear,  namely, that it Owes the greater parr  of. such prosperity as it ^possesses to  the working of the co-operative  movement." On the same page he  points out that. in. Great'-Britain, cooperation'for the sale "of produce is  still in its infancy. That was fottr  ycars ago. Had Sir Rider-been writing on co-operation today he might  have made a similar, statement in regard to Canada. The people of Canada, like the people of Great Britain,  do not rush into far-reaching reforms  even after they are convinced of the  weakness of the old system. Of the  people of Denmark more than ninety-five per cent, were born in the  country. It is easier for them than  for a mixed population, widely scattered, to follow a new lead. Co-operation must, wait for a strong pop  ular sentiment. That sentiment is  getting a hold in Canada and is being followed by organization, confidence, and loyalty, all of which are  necessary to a permanent success.  It is easier to organize the producers of a single crop than of many  crops. The wheat raisers of the Prairie Provinces have found it comparatively easy to develop and maintain a strong marketing organization-  Upwards of four thousand egg producers last year sold more than one  million dozens of eggs and a large  quantity of poultry for a net valuation considerably exceeding $300,000.  Twenty-six associations of sheep  raisers disposed of almost a million  and three-quarters pounds of wool  at a valuation of more than half a  million dollars. Fruit growers in  several previnces sold their fruit  co-operatively. In the west particularly live stock men are agitating for  better marketing facilities. Those  working towards this end, and indeed any who are endeavoring to  solve the marketing problem, will find  helpful information in the April number o'f The Agricultural Gazette containing a symposium by responsible  officers of the methods of organization for marketing existing in the  several provinces.  More Poultry and  Eggs Needed  Live  Stock Branch    Making    Every  Endeavor to Bring About Increased Production  In connection with the work earned "on under the Markets Policy of  the Live Stock Branch it has been  learned with assurance that there is  great room for profitable development in the poultry industry of Can'  ada. What is needed is a greatly increased production of such a quantity and quality as is desired by the  British market. Owing to scarcity of  food last year, the poultry stock of  the country was greatly reduced, but  with the cleaning out of many poultry flocks much inferior stock was  got rid of, which opens-the way for  many lo begin on right lines. The  shortage in the actual' number of  birds kept may be overcome to some  extent if those, who have charge of  poultry will use diligence and judgment in making the most of their'opportunities this year. The officers of  this branch in the various provinces,  who are in close touch with the poultry industry, give the assurance that ���������  there is a better sentiment prevailing  on Ihe part of farmers generally with  respect to the poultry business than  ever before. Indications point to a  much larger distribution of eggs for  hatching and day-old chicks of im-  pioved stock than usual.  Canada has all the requisites for  the production of a quantity far in ,  excess of her own requirements, and  with her favorable climatic conditions,  can, with proper care and attention,  produce quality equal to the best in  the world. Only the fringe of pro-,  duction possibilities has been touched up to the present. The western ���������  provinces, with their volume of cheap  feed, arc the natural home for the  Canadian hen. The bulk of the surplus at the present time comes from  the provinces of'Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. -New  Brunswick and Quebec do not produce sufficient for their own requirements. These provinces must and  will,do more. Il remains principally'  for Ontario, Prince Edward Island  and the western provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta lo  demonstrate to the rest of Canada  and the Empire as a whole wdiat they  can do in this connection in this  great hour of trade expansion.  According to the last census, Canada had some 29,000,000 hens; a lew  more, in fact, than the single state  of IOwa. There may be possibly  forty or fifty million hens in Canada  at the present time. In order to  meet our obligations and live up to  our opportunities in the. matter, the  slogan of every poullryman should  be "150,000,000 hens for Canada in  two years." How can it be done?  Is. it not possible in this country to  create in the minds of producers generally the steadfast impression and  belief that this development is'going  to be brought about, and to enlist  the active services of every breeder  and distributor of pure-bred poultry  in a big national production campaign?  The Live Stock Branch through  the Poultry Division is doing all that  it can, through its various connections, to bring about the increase in  production and the improvement in  quality/necessary to lake the greatest  possible advantage of our present opportunities. The organization of Cooperative Marketing Associations is  being pressed more vigorously than  ever before. The importance of increased production is being emphasized at every opportunity,, and arrangements are being made whereby,  a very decided improvement in quality, particularly of western eggs, will  be brought about this yrear.���������W.A.  Brown, in  the Agricultural  Gazette.���������_  Co-Operative  Wool Marketing  Mrs. Snappcn (who has been suffering from toothache)���������Thank goodness, I've had that tooth out at last.  Snappen���������Happy tooth!  Mrs.  S.���������What do you mean?  S.��������� It's out of reach'of your ton-  euel  Alberta Sheep Breeders'  Association  Issues a Circular  Mr. E.L. Richardson, secretary of  the Alberta Sheep Breeders' Association has issued a circular to sheep  breeders in the province, announcing  that the association will continue the  handling of wool as during the past  three years. It will as usual be graded by experts provided by the Live  Slock Branch of the Dominion Department of Agriculture. The circular embodies a blank form on which  the wool grower agrees to market  his wool through the association  cither at Calgary, as was done in  former years, or to an Eastern rep-  I rescntativc in case bids made at Cal-  1 gary are not satisfactory. It is  pointed out that each grade of wool  is sold on its merits and that no  commission is charged for selling.  The   actual   expenses    in   connection  Talk That Isn't Cheap  Client���������You  have an item in  your  bill, "Advice, Feb. 8, $5-"    That wad. -.i j-  -      -    -        *       ' ���������*    ���������     Anai wav,!\<'Uh grading and selling is  deducted  the day before I  retained you  Lawyer���������-I know it.    But don't you  remember  on  the. eighth  I   told  you  you'd better let me take the case for  you?  Client���������Yes-  Lawyer���������Well, that's the advice.  Ted���������What do you think of tlie  secondhand car Tom bought?  Ned���������It seems to be all right as  far as it goes.  "Do you assimilate your food  aunty?"  "No I doesn't sah- I pays cash  down fo' it."���������Baltimore American  from each lot according to the number of pounds sold. Last year this  amounted to one cent per pound,  when more than 40,000 ' fleeces  brought an average price of 29.9  cents per pound. On the return of  the forms, the necessary wool bags,  paper, twine and shipping tags will  be sent to each seller from the office  of the secretary at  Calgary.  The circular contains directions for  caring for sheep in order to produce  a good quality of wool and also for  preparing and packuig the wool.  Sometimes a genius fools people by  wearing good clothes.  '1  I  I J)i^t.^rtl^A^j������ads*tts^^  TI! K  ��������� v. i in,.  HEDLEY.  B.      07  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  i  Room  Nineteen  =^i  hope  BV  punishment,  il  would     be  he   1  hut  tad  FLORENCE WARDEN  WARD, LOCK & CO.. LIMITED  '���������   Ijonium, M������U������ur������e, otd T������f*wl������  (Continued.)  At the worst, now, the boy would  be in her care, whatever might become of himself.  And so, when Mabin came downstairs with a washed and renovated  Julius, they were admitted under  stern promise of discretion, and  found the invalid propped up in an  armchair, flushed, hut virtuously  calm as far as appearances went.  "Well, old chap," was his greeting  lo the boy, who walked forward with  ci.reful avoidance of undue haste,  "so you've been cheating the railway  company, I hear?"  "Mabin's pwomised the p'yiccman  lo pay him tomowwow," replied Julius with dignity. "And she says  I'm .to say I'm sowwy I wan away'  w-ivouL telling-you. On'y I didn't  know how, Papa, 'cause you was shut  up by Mrs.   Yowndes."  "I'll forgive you, Dibs," said Ciprian, as he drew- the boy between his  knees and fondled him with a trembling hand. "I'll forgive you anything  for having the good taste to run  away���������from me���������to���������" he looked up  archly over the boy's head at the.  girl standing behind��������� "to. Miss  Wrest."  ���������  Julius   stared   thoughtfully   up   into  his father's face.  "Papa," he said, "why don't you  make Mabin live wiv us, wiv you and  me���������a'ways?" -  Ciprian's eyres travelled slowly from  the boy to the woman once , more,  and such a longing shone but of them  -that Mabin, turning - abruptly away  with agony in her heart, retreated towards the door, leaving father and  son  alone  together.  Out of the confusion aud misery-  she was suffering she decided upon  one thing to be done at once; she  must telegraph to Lord Moorhamp-  ton-the news of the safe arrival of  Julius, saying nothing about his  father.  She knew that the viscount would  certainly travel to London immediately on receipt of this message, and  once in the house, he could be told  everything. Aud perhaps, after all,  things would not be so bad as they  feared. At the worst Ciprian."-was  safe while he was ill, and in the meantime advice could be taken, and preparations made  for. his   defence.  Nothing, she felt sure, could happen to him worse, than"a charge of  'manslaughter; and when all was  known about the circumstances, she  thought   there was   good   reason    to  is the one cast-iron rule in  every corner of our bakeries.  are just as clean as they look,  and as wholesome as they are  delicious.   -  In Packages Only.  Equally pure and just the thing  for your children, are our  BISCUITS  North-West Biscuit Co., Limited  EDMONTON   -   ALTA. '?  w.  N.  U.  1160  lhat his  to .undergo any  ; nominal one,.  | Nevertheless she could not but  j feel deeply" anxious on his account,  ! and she thought that if she could see  j Lord -Moorhampton, and discuss the  j situation with- him, before he came  i Slice to face with' O'ipriani before he  {even discovered that-his sou. was' iin-  j der ��������� the same roof with himself and  tis grandson, they might between  I h'em concert some plan of action,  that at least, by-- consultation, they  would know "where they w'ere."  So'she went'herself to the tele-'  graph office, where she learned that  the 'message would be delivered ' at  Heath Hill on the following morning.  Aud then, returning to the omaison-  clt'c, she found thai the nurse had. arrived, that Ciprian had been installed  in Mrs; Wrest's room,, and that the  doctor  wras gone  for the night.  Poor little Julius wras curled up  asleep on the sofa in the sitting room  and only Avoke up,just sufficiently to  allow himself to be undressed and  put to bed..  On the following morning Mabin  got an answer to her telegram. It  was from Lord Moorhamptoii himself and it announced that lie was on  his way'-to town:  In the meantime the good news  had come from the sick room that  Ciprian had had a good night, that  his temperature had gone down to  little above the normal, and that .he  had' asked  to sec his son.  Julius, .however, was making up for  the fatigues of the journey. by a  night's rest that 'extended well into  the day, and when Lord Moorhamptoii arrived, Mabin was sitting alone  in the sitting room.  She was very nervous on meeting  him, but she had the satisfaction of  seeing that he looked quite benevolent, and that, though there was gravity in his ."maimer, there was no reproach. , -.  "So I hear, Miss Wrest, that y-ou  were, the magnet lo draw tlie" boy  avay!" he said when he had shaken  hands  with her.  "I'm very sorry, very" sorry indeed. I never guessed " she began.   _      '  He interrupted her. \  "Well, well, that's over now. I'm  thankful he is safe, after all our anxiety.    .Is he.well?"  "Quite well, but he's asleep. Tired  out, I think. The little monkey  travelled up under the seat of a railway  carriage."  "So I heard," said Lord Moorhamptoii smiling. Then he became  grave again. "Unfortunately", I have  had other anxieties besides the boy's  "disappearance."  Mabin's heart beat fast, but' she  said nothing. After a moment's  pause he raised his head suddenly  and inquired: .  "Whose voice is thai I hear���������in the  next room?"  Mabiu rose hastily, clasping her  hands.  Before she could prevent him, he  had opened the door between the  two rooms, and was iu the presence  of  his  son.  The meeting between the two men  was affecting by reason of the reticence of both. With a few w-ords of  apology Lord Moorhampton dismissed the nurse, and sat down by Ciprian's bedside. Mabin remained in  the sitting room, with tlie door wide  open between the two rooms.  "We owe something to that little  girl, Ciprian," said the viscount in a  gentle  tone.  "By Jove, yes," said the invalid  with a smile at Mabin, whom he  could see from where he lay.  "And   I   have  something  to   apologize  for,"   continued   the? viscount  in  a  tone  that was almost humble.    "I  have been too lenient, I have put up  j wilh   too  much.  I   have  ignored    too  j much."    He turned  to  the door between the two rooms.    "Aliss Wrest,  will   you   come in?"   he   said.       "We  have  no  secrets from  you,  I   think."  But   Mabiu   was   hy   this   lime   engaged with Julius, who had just come  into   the  room, and  was   clinging    to  her skirts.    She led him forward, and  his\grandfather,  with  much   emotion,  took\ him   on  his   knee   and     scolded  him 'for   running   away.  Dibs   hung  his  head.  "I   wanted  Mabin," said   he, ./'And  I   didn't  yike   Unlcoo  joe."  Mabin and Ciprian looked si.-.riled  at the name.  Lord Moorhainpion looked very-  grave.  "I've sent, him away," he. said  sternly.  An exclamation of joy broke from  Mabin's  lips.  Ciprian struggled up  to his  elbow.  "You've-���������sent      him���������away?"      he  cried.     "Then���������he  wasn't dead?"  "Not a bit of it. He was shanf-  ming���������ife was afraid of you."  "Me had no need lo be. One  doesn't hit a man when he's down,"  said Ciprian, hoarsely.  "Well, Well, perhaps I'm not sorry  you gave him something to remember. I've been weak, Ciprian, and  I've tried to hush things up and to  hide things���������too long. I am sorry.  But I've learnt so much���������There was  a  general  upheaval   of  forces  yester  day, and things came out, things. 1  didn't know, but which 1 ought lo  have known. Anyhow ihe end of it  was that 1 turned Wright out of lhc  house, and Dalmaine loo. Now are  you satisfied? I want you to come  back���������as soon as you are well, you  and Julius. Come and lake your  proper place. Come, and tell me all  your history during the .years when  we've been apart���������through'the wilful  , misrepresentation of���������well, of some-  i.one f must try to forgive, as you  must too, "Ciprian."  Thus, in a roundabout way, did he  refer   lo   the  wife   to   whom   he   had  Leon  more indulgent than was wise.  Ciprian  looked    gravely    into    his  father's face.  "Thanks," he said. "I'm glad your  eyes have been opened, though 1  know it must have entailed a hard  wrench. As for me, I can't come  back to iJcath Hill���������unless 1 enmc  back���������with a wife." *  ; lie glanced significantly "at Alabin,  Who was standing jr.sl within the  ��������� door,  silent and fearful.  "Have you been a widower long?''  asked his father.  "For four years. Ever since Dibs  ���������was born. J Lc never knew his mother; she was a Spanish girl."  "And now you arc going to marry  again?"  Ciprian mil out his hand and took  Julius  by the shoulder.  "Dibs," said he, "go and ask Mabiii  if she'll be your mummy."        ' ���������  juilus looked at his father, looked  at  Mabin, and burst out laughing.  "My mummy!" cried he. "Why  'course she will!"  "Go and bring her here then."  Julius ran across the. room, seij.cd  Mabin by the hand, and draggged her  across the floor to the bedside. Cip  rian look her unresisting hand from  the boy, while Lord Moorhampton,  with a kindly smile, took her other  hand in  his.  Ciprian looked up, and spoke  hoarsely  with  a  quivering Iin.  'I'm  not  going  to  peg out,     Mis*,  ot   it.  Dib"  Wrest," he said. "I'm sure  I*ut jusl tell mc, please, is  right?"  The tears wer<* imining down the  girl's -cheeks so fast th'i-i she could  not speak. Bui she was noi unhappy, for all lhat. And by gesture-;  rather than by words she managed  lo convey lo him thal^lhe diagnosis  of Julius was perfectly correct.  ���������      THE   END  Swine  Raising of  Juniors  Plan  ���������*,  Adopted  in    Saskatchewan    to  Stimulate Interest  Announcement has been made thai  the' swine competition for juniors to  be held at the winter fairs this year  al Regina and Saskatoon ' is to be  open lo boys and girls of Saskatchewan and .Manitoba, ranging in age  from those born January 1, 1902, to  those born November 1, 1907. This  is the first lime that anything HI:  this has been held in the west-on a  large scale. 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It is believed tliat thousands who  *(vear glasses can now discard them in  a reasonable lime, and multitudes more  will be able to strengthen their eyes  bo as to bo spared the trouble and expense of ever getting glasses.  Dr. Beck, an eye specialist of 'nearly  twenty years practice, says: "A patient  came to mo who waas suffering from  Blepharitis Marginalls ' witli all the  concomitant ' symptoms, as morning  agglutination o������ the lias, chronic con  junctivitis and rphipliora. ITer cvci  wlien not coiif,<*'Ue(l had tho dull, suffused expression common to pmIi eases'.  Having run out of lior medicine a  fuenrt suggpsted llon-OjUn. She us>ed  this treatment and not only ovrrcaino  her distressing condition, but .".trange  and amazing as it may seem, so  strengthened her eyesight tJiat ;>he wan  able to dispen.se Willi hoi- distance  glasses and her headache and neuralgia  left her. In this instance I sliould say  Jicr eyesight was improved 300'^. X  liavo since verified .tlie c/ilcacy oC this  treatment iu a. nuinbor of cases nnd  have seen, tho eyesight improve from  25 to 75 per cent in a rcmarltably short  time. I can say It works more quickly  than, any other remedy i have prescribed for the  eyes."  Dr. Smith, an oculist'of wide experience, nays: "S. have treated in private"  practice a number of serious opthalmic  diseases with Bon-Opto and am able to  report ultimate rec'overy*in bolli.ficule  and chronic cases. Mr. B. came to my  odlce suffering" with an infected eye.  The condition was so serious that an  cperation for enucleation seemed imperative. Before resorting to the  operative treatment I prescribed Bon-  Opto and in 24 hours tho secretion had  lessened, Inflammatory symptoms began to subside, and in seven days the  eye was cured ,and retained its normal vision. Another case of extreme  convergent strabismus (cross eyes)  escaped the surgeon's knife by the  timely use of your .collyrium. The  tightened external muscles yielded to  the soothing and anodyne effects of  Bon-Opto. I always instil Bon-Opto  after removal of foreign bodies and  apply It locally to all burns, ulcers  and spots on tho eyeball or tho lids  for its therapeutic effect. By cloans-"  ing the lids of secretions and acting  as a tonic for tlie eyeball itself the  vision Is rendered more acute, hence  the number of cases of discarded  glasses." ,  Dr. Conner says:    "My eyes were  in  bad.   condition,   owing   to   the   aevere  '-���������U-pin arPing from, protracted mlcro-  ���������jcopiLal re'.careli work, Bon-Opto used  ncoiding lo dnectlom rendered n sur-  ]ii iMiig service. I tound my eyes rc-  -nmi k.tb'.y MirnRlhcncd, en much so 1  li.ave put ."isido my glasses without dis-  comforl..'"&>i'yorpl of my colleagues liavo  also used it nud we are agreed as to  its results. In a few days, under my  observation, tlie eyes of an astigmatic:  ease were so improved that glasses  have  been discarded by the patient."  'Kyo troubles of many descriptions  may bo wonderfully benefited by tha  use of Bon-Opto and if you want to  strengthen your eyes, ro to any drug  store and get a bottlo of Bon-Opto  tablets. Drop one Bon-Opto tablet lu  a fourth of a glass of water and let it  dissolve. With this liquid bathe the  ,eyes two to four times daily. You  should notice your eyes clear up perceptibly right from tlio start, and inflammation and redness will quickly  disappear. If your eyes bother you  even a littlo it is your duty to take  steps to save them now before it ia  too late. Many hopelessly blind might  liavo saved their sight if they had cared  for their eyes In time.  Notft.: A city physician to whom the ftfcova  article was submitted, Bald: '-yes, Bon-Opto 13  a TPmarkublo eye remedy. Its constituent ingredients aro -n-ell known to eminent eye ������po-  ���������eialisfs aud widely prescribed by them. I bav������  ���������used it Tory successfully la my own-practice on-  patients whose eyes werG strained through over-  wort or mislit glasses. I can bighly recomnieni  it In ense ot weak, watery, aching-, smarting  Itching, burning eyes, red lids, blurred vision oz  for eyes inflamed from exposure to smoko, anu,  dust or wind. It ia one ot tho very few preparations I feel fchould bo kept on baud for regular  u&e iu almost every family." Bon-Opto is not tu  patent medicine or secret remedy. It' is an.  ethical preparation, the formula being printed on.  tho package. '.Clio manufacturers guarantee it to  strengthen eyesight 30 per cent In one week's tlrao  iu many instances, or refund the money.' It is dispensed by all. good druggbits iu this.city^ includlus  the McDcrmid Drug- Co., Calgary, the Vancouver and Owi Uiuk Go's., Vancouver,  and McCullough Drug- Stoic,  Winnipeg  Artillery Steel  Modern high-power guns could not  be built without steel strong enough  to rcsisrtlic enormous pressures to  which they are subjected, says the  Wall Street Journal. How great these  pressures arc is beyond ordinary  comprehension.  Al each discharge of n gun, in the  case., of field pieces, for less than  three-tenths of a second the pressure  exceeds twenty tons lo lhc scj.iare  inch, and the speed of the projectiles  leaving the muz?le is more than 2,500  feet a second. The energy developed  is - placed at aboul 500,000 foot  pounds; in other words, considering  the cannon a motor working during  an exceedingly short time, its rating  is about 20,000,000 horse power.  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  OF GREAT VALUE  Mrs. J".A. Lagace, Ste. Pcrpctuc,  Que., writes: "Baby's Own Tablets  have been of great value to me and  I would strongly recommend them  to olhcr ���������mothers." 'Thousands of  other mothers say the same thing.  T.ney have become convinced through  actual use of the Tablets that nothing  can equal them in* regulating the  bowels and stomach; driving out  constipation and indigestion; breaking up colds and simple fevers; iex-  pdling worms and curing colic. Tho  Tablets arc sold by medicine dealers  or by mail al 25 cents a box from The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  vi'le, Ont. ���������  "I hear Billings' widow broke his  will."  "That's nothing. She started in to  do il as soon as site was his wife."  He���������Pardon  me,  your last name.  She���������1  haven't   c:  self.  I    didn't  ttirrht  it  yet  ca lo  mi  "lie belongs to two golf clubs,  doesn't he, and^ onlv one church?"  "But you don't need so much variety of practice in religion as vou do  in golf."  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house  Democracy Imperilled  So long as there is in the world a  warlike Germany, so long as there ������s  a nation of prey, a country bent on  oppression, on treachery, and violence, so long will democracies be  imperilled. If they would save the  treasures of civilization and the. heritage of mankind which are'theirs,  they must meet the danger, they;  must be ready", they must arm themselves, but with the purpose never to  place the sword at the service of  aught but the right.���������From M. Vi-  viani's Speech in New York.  With leather prices still high, you may have  several pairs of attractive Fleet Foot Summer  Shoes for what one good pair of leather  boots cost.  Fleet Foot Una is to complete, that there are many  atyles for work and play���������for sports and outings���������for  men, women and children.  Ask your dealer to thow you the full line of Fleet  Foot Shoes���������and save money thi* summer.    205  lo  iff  - ?i|  M  ���������'l?i\  '.ill  fbri  .; ill  it  -III  JUL  ) Ml  F tf*ili^*&.^aery^k?mr-*eM**t~i<$i  ma  nlm^l.WQ^i \M!tifi*lRtm*8B������  . i-   rt     -**ir ���������*  J,   ������ -r, '.'r, i~  -"���������/ft.',"  THE     GAZETTE, .   HEDLEY,      B.      C.  W:  Coleman &6o.  "The Big Store"  General  Merchants  I  KEREMEOS, B. C.  The Nickel Hate  Barbershop  SATISFACTORY, SftNlTftRY  TONSORIfU SERVICE  Thjs shop it equipped with  Baths and all the latest  Electrical  Appliances.  W.T.BUTLER, - Prop.  Look them oveii two or three  times a week for cuts and  bruises that in ay need attention; or possibly vermin. The  boys are taking nature's way of  fitting them physically for life's  battle.  A young woman was murdered near Oroville Friday last  by an admirer. It appears that  the girl came from Dakota to  visit a sister and escape the attentions of the lover. The young  man followed her to Oroville  and while conversing with her  shot and killed her. . He was  captured the next day by a  sheriff's ; posse and jailed at  Okonogan.  A drowning.accident occurred  hear Princeton Saturday last  by which two young women  lost their lives. They were Miss  Huddardt of Grand Forks and  Miss Eighelberger of Republic,  Wash. They were guests of  Mrs. Bass of Princeton and the  three were bathing in One-Mile  lake, j when they got beyond  their depth. Mrs. Bass.fmanaged  to reach the shore and get assistance. '-'-."-���������.  Was Hkdks Gazette  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year.... $2.00  "   (United States)  2.50  Advertising Rates  Measurement, li linos 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 8  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One inch per month  $1.25; over 1 inch and up to 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 appears  in notice, $2.50 for each additional  claim.) '    , *->"  - Jas. W. Grieb. Publisher.  Hedley, B. C July 12, 1917.  Let us make the matter clear.  The coming of the United States  may save its; or a breakdown in  Germany may save us. But  victory is still with the enemy.  If it continues, and they wear  us down in Europe, the men of  Canada, we can be sure, will .become slaves to a German; aristocracy; while we cannot be  sure that ourpeople may not be  subjected to the outrages practised in Belgium and Poland.-���������  Financial Post, Toronto.  Since the first of April, 1935,  the British. have not lost a  single gun on the Western  front, but have captured more  guns than wereJin possession  of their army at the beginning  of the war. With "the tremendous losses of guns and men the  Germans must be gradually approaching utter exhaustion. It  is a pity that.the- kaiser cannot  see that the end of his resources  is rapidly approaching.���������Lady-  smith Chronicle.  Eight  drinks   will   buy   The  Gazette for one year.  MONTHLY REPORT  " He who does me once, shame on him;  He who does me twice, shame on me."  THIS,AND THAT.  The provincial government  has put a stop to man-herding,  and will open the corrals at  A nyox, Britannia Beach' and  other places where mining companies arrogated to jthemselves  absolute control of whites as  well as bohunks in their employ.  The Similkameen district parsons cannot be called slackers.  Kev. Frank Stanton, Methodist,  is a corporal in a Canadian  unit; Rev. Roberts Williams,  is a private in a U. S. unit, and  Rev. Father LaChene is with the  French army. They are all doing the best kind of missionary  . work, for Christianity should  mean Liberty.  Our congratulations to J. W.  Ellis, publisher of the Merritt  Herald on being appointed caretaker of the scales of justice in  that town. If a J. P. is some  pimple, a police magistrate  - must be a whole boil. The question is how should a printer in  stress address the new P. M.,  as yer honor, me lud, your god-  ship, or helloo Jim, w-h-a-a-t in  h���������1 is all the noise about?  Hcxiley Patriotic Fund Committee  PAYROLL   DEDUCTIONS,  MAY.   1917.  R. Anderson.."..........".....".'.-". 2.00  A Appleton.....................      3.50  J. R. Brown.,  T Baird..:...  P O Bevan...  R. Boyd   (J. A. Brown.  T Brown....  4.25  2.00  3.00  3.75  4.50  4.00  F. Bentley      4.00  H T Bilkey.      4.25  A. Clare.     .      5.50  R. S. Collin..      5.00  W. W. Corrigan      4.50  Richard Clare.-.      4.0()  Ed Malm  4.00  D   Miner  4.00  M J Mehcr  4.00  W   Mathew  4.00  P Miifiiiy..'  4.50  I). J. McLeod"  4.25  A McClusky  4.25  P M McPhillips  4.00  E McPhillips  3.75  J McNulty  3.50  M. McLeod  4.50  J   Nail'.-.  4.00  O T Nqrniiin  3-75  J Noi-eh  4.25  ���������T. Olson ."...'  4.00  .Ion  Ofti-in  3.75  A ���������Oluncl  4.25  M Oreskovich  3.75  G. Prideanx  5.00  K. O. Peterson  5.00  Fred Pea ice '  4.25  J (Pearson ._  3.75  F Peterson  3.75  A;L Pearson.-.  3.00  B. Rescorl.."  - 4.00  H Rhodes  4.75  R Rowe  4 25  E Roope  4.25  Casper Steen...-  3.75  W. J. Stewait  2.75  A Springhctti  3.75  MSarach...:  4.25  J N Sakolich..--.'.  2.10  JSakolich. . j  1.85  Geo. Stevens  4.75  John Smith  4.50  S. L. Smith  ������.U0  W. Sampson,.-:  <i.00  JO Stevens  5.00  VV Syuions  3.50  AV. trezona  5.75  J Thomas...-:.'  4.25  Wilms  4.00  N  Tucker  2.10  A.W.Vance  4.75  F Williams  4.00  J. Williatrison..���������  2.00  J; W. Wirth  4.50  P. G. Wright  4.00  R.IWheeler  8.00  T. R. Willev  4.00  J. G. Webster  5,00  KF Webster?.  3.50  Geo Walker '.  3.75  J Yagger ". .'  3.75  W Young -.  3.50  V. Zackerson..,  4.00  IIEDLKY���������TOWN LIST.  H. D. Barnes  5.00  ED Boeing..".   ..... 10.00  J. D. Brass  5.00  W, T. Butler  3.00  Miss O D Borden  2.00  G.Bainiun.  1.00  James Chirke  2.50  MissE. Clare  2.00  W. J.Cormack  4.00  James Ci itchley  1.00  The Daly Reduction Co  200.00  R. J. Edmondi   F. H. French   J. K,. Fraser.?   Finla'y Fraser   W J Forbes   F, M. Gillespie   S E Hamilton   P Heldstab.   Miss Heikins   Miss Inkman   G. P. Jones   J. Jackson   F Lyon.   Geo Lyon....-   John Mairhofer   J Murdoch   A. J. McGibhon   W. A". McLean.'.   Miss Roche .'.   T. H. Rotheiham   G. A. Riddle   Bruce Rolls   Geo Shelder   Jas. Stewart   A. Winkler   W. J. Cormack,  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  Sec.-Treas.  T P Corrigan.  J. Coulthard...  TB Cannon...  TK Cannon...  F Crawford....  F. Decario   J DeGroe   S Dogodin   J Dory/.   Dr R Elliot   C E Ericson   TEleuk.  Don't be too hard on the  boys during the holidays. There  is an inexhaustible supply of  energy in the average boy that  must find vent or he will explode. Mothers cannot understand this because they never  were boys, and all the fathers  now living were of the exemplary kind that sat around, twiddling their fingers and really  took great pleasure in reciting  the shorter catechism. Let the  boys run wild during the holidays. They will wash in the  swimming    pool,    fish,    chase  ground-hogs,   rob   bees'   nests,  ill rattlers,   climb  trees   and  ppm,e home very tired at night.  3.50  4.25  4.75  2.50  3.75  3.75  2.10  3.75  3.75  7.00  3.75  3.75  P. |Eaton '.      4.00  G. E. French       3.50  M. L. Ge/.on      5.00  J. Gain e       3.75  J. Galitzky        4.25  W. T. Grieves      4.25  J. Grieve       4.25  H Groenen      3.75  F. Groenen      3.75  J. A. Holland      5.00  R. Hambly       4.25  J. Hancock       4.25  J. Hardman       4.00  E Hnssack       3.50  M C Hill      4.50  XOTICK TO CONTRACTOKS  Sk.  W Hagan  3.50  T Holm  1.85  H. E. Hanson  4.00  D Henderson  4.00  M. Iverich  3.75  C. G. Johnson  4.25  K Jackson ,  4,25  P. R. Johnson  3.75  W Johnson  2.10  Alex Johnson  2.10  J. Jarnieson  3.75  H. F. Jones  5.00  H. I. Jones  3.50  B. W. Knowles  0.00  G. Knowles  5.00  S. C. Knowles  4.00  A. J. King  4.00  Wm. Lonsdale   10.00  O. Lindgren  4.25  J Larson  3.75  M Martin  3.75  D Melberg  4.25  H H Messinger  2.10  L. S. Morrison  fc.50  Gr. Malm,....,.,,,,,  4,00  I'uixoKTOx School.  ,ir.ED Tkn'dehs. superscribed '"Tender for  Princeton Soliool Addition," will be received  by the Honourable the Minister of Public  Works up to 12 o'clock of Tuesday, the 21th day  of July, 1017, for tlie erection and completion  of un addition to thcHcliuol-hou.sc nt Princeton  hi the Similkameen Klcctoral District.  Plans, specifications, contract and forms of  tender may be seen on and after the ilth day ol*  July, 1917, at the olllce of W. X. Uolfe, Uovern-  ment Agent, Nicola; J. Maliony, Government  Agent Vancouver: T. Clark King, Secretary  of Soliool Trustees, Princeton; and the Department of Public Works, Victoria.  By application to tlie undersigned, contractors may obtain a copy of the plans and spcoill-  cations for the sum of ten dollars (8101, which  will bo refunded on Uielr return Jn good order.  Knch proposal must bo accompanied by- an  accepted bank cheque on a cliartcred bank of  Canada, made payable to the Honourable the  Minister of Public Works, for a sum equal to  twenty per cent, of tender, which shall bo forfeited if tlie party tendering decline to ontcr  into contract wlien called upon to do so, or if  he fail to complete the work contracted for.  Tho cheques of unsuccessful tenderers will bo  returned to them upon tho execution of tho  contract.  Tcndors will not bo considered unless made  out on tho forms supplied, signed with the  octual signature of tlie tenderer, and enclosed  in tho envelopes furnished.  Tho lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  A. E. FOREMAN,  Public Works Enyinccr.  Department of Public Works,  Victoria, 13. C, Ju!y 6th, 1917.  Medley Trading 60, Ltd  lummer  Lime Juice  Grape Juice  Grape Smash  Lemons  i-  ��������� S  :���������������?  Fresh Keremeos Strawberries  Every Train Day  a-  i\  Fly Traps, Tanglefoot Poison  Pads, Wire Swatters.  Medley Trading 60. Ltd.  THE  NEILSON'S.  CANDY  SHOP  are different.  the Chocolates that  In Bulk and Boxes.  NELSON'S   LUXURY   TOFEE,   a  delicious  confection.    This is worth trying.  Ice Cream, Sodas, Cones, Buttermilk. \  X. ������l. ROTHERH1AM  HEDLEY GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF  -   Letterheads  Billheads  -   Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  TRY US ��������� WE GIVE  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrappers  Visiting Cards  SATISFACTION  m  DR, T. F. ROBINSON  Dentist.  Office with Dr. Lewis, Oroville, Wash.  A. F. & A. M.  REGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedloy Lodge No. 43, A. V. & A. M.,  aro held on tho second Friday in  jach month In Fraternity hall, Hedley. Visiting  brethren are cordially invited to attend.  HAMILTON  Q. H, SPROULE,  W. M  S. E.  Secretary  PAINTING  PflPER-flflN6IN6  KflLSOMINING  TERMS MODERATE  DALY AVE.  HEDLEY, B.C.  wm  L. O. L.  The Regular    meetings of  Hedley Lodge -1744 are neld on  the  first and third Monday in  every month in the Orange Hall  Ladies meet 2nd and 4. Tuci'days  Visiting brethern are cordially invited  W. LONSDALE, W. M.  H. F. JOXES, Sec't. ���������  Nickel Plate Camp  No. 15662  Modern Woodmen  of America  Meets in Fraternity Hull the Third  Tliursdny in each mouth at 8 p. in.  A.      AttB, V. C.       Ji SMJT8, Clerk.  Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations  f'OAL mining rights of the Dominion, ii  ���������^ Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  tho Yukon Territory, tho North-west Territories and in a portion of tho Province of British Columbia, imiy bo leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Notmoro than 2.560 acres wi be leased  to one applicant.'  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of  sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by  fee pf So which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otnor  wise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchant  able output of the mine at the rate of Ave cents  per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Agent with sworn roturns accounting for  the full quantity of merchantable miner  aud pay the royalty thereon.   I coal -min  ing rights are not being operated  su  mined  il min-  returns  should be furnished at least once a year.  Tlie leaso will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available surfaco rights may  be considered nocessary for tbo working of tho  mine at the rate of $10.00 an acre  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of tho Donartmont of  tho Interior, Ottawa, or o any Agent or Sub-  Agent of Dominion Lands. '   ���������  W. W. CORY.  x, ,-,   ,,       , Deputy Minister of tho Interior.  N.B.-Uiittiithorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. 17 (jm  mi  ���������d  Support the, Home Paper.


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