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Array J: ���������������     ' , -   ��������� * "-"   ^        '        ' *   - * ������   . - "'   - ���������  Librarian  v r-c t o u x-r  Volume XIII.     Number 20.  HEDLEY, B. C., THURSDAY, JUNE 7.   1917.*.  2.00, In Advance  KEREMEOS ITEMS.  Miss Betty Richter spent  weekend in Penticton.  Travel by Auto  .    Call up Phone No. 12  ' U A j|ood stock of Horses and Rigs on  Hand.   If Orders for Teaming  ,   ��������� promptly attended tol  '"���������"���������sWOO'D   FOR   SALE!  \    P-ALA66  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  N. THOMPS  N PHONE 8EVM0UR 591S  MGR. WESTKRN CANADA  Cammell Laird & Co. LtdL  Steel Manufacturers'  Sheffield, Eng.  Ofllce-yind Warehouse, 847-63 Beatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.  JR. P.5BRQ\A/N  British Columbia Land Surveyor  Tku No. 27  PENTICTON,  P. 0. Dkawek 160  -      -       B. C.  [7*  ^vf*-"-'  I*"''-.  \\.  f  m  ti- '  the  Geo. Kirby, jr., spent the  week end in Penticton.  Messrs. Barcelb and Cawston  motored to Hedley on Saturday.  Dr. Elliot' of Hedley was in  town Thursday on his weekly  visit.  . Messrs. Gibson and Tweddle  spent the weekend up the* Ashnola.  Mr.  Roberts of the Bank, of  Commerce  spent the   weekend  hedley b.c. in Kelowna. - -  -Phono 12. *     D. J. INNIS       Proprietor      Don't  forget the   ice   cream  social o"n  Friday- night; everybody welcome.  We are glad to see Mr. Mills  around again after a bad attack of pleurisy.  Mr. Jones, traveler, for Kelly,  Douglas & Co..-Vancouver, was  in town Tuesday.  - Mr. Orchard of Kelowna attended the funeral of Mr. Mac-  Caulay on Sunday.  Messrs. JKnight, Daly and  Cawston motored through town  .on Tuesday from Princeton.   .  Mr. and Mrs. . Allen from  Loomis visited, here Sunday  with Mi\ and Mrs. Williams.  Mr. Newton Sinclair of-Cawston motored to Hedley on Saturday, returning home on Sunday.  Messrs. Day and Rainbow,  carpenters, Princeton, arrived  last week to work on the cannery.  Mr. R. .1. Edmond   of Hedley  was  in  town   on Monday  and  Tuesday    looking-   after   some  cattle.   ---"������������������������     .- *-*������������������������������������*'=   -*'  ".'"      ���������--.-���������-  Mr. Smith .arrived in town on  Saturday to relieve Mr. Clifton  as agent for the Great Northern  railway.  A large number of Americans  who are working in Korenieos  have been called to the~States  to register.  A bunch of horses from the  other side of the line are being  held here at the stock yards for  inspection.  Mr. Lake, photographer of  Grand Forks, passed through  town on Sunday on: his way  from Princeton.  , - ft   ���������  Rev. Mark Pike, the new  Methodist minister for this  place and Hedley, is expected  to arrive next week.  A riding  party  meos wended their  home  of Mr.* -and  from, Kere-  way to the  Mrs. E. M.  Crooker, Similkameen, on Monday, where they passed a very  pleasant musical evenine".  i > "  Mr. MacCadlay passed away  on Friday afternoon at one  o'clock .after -six weeks illness  with pneumonia. Mrs. Mac-  Caulay and family will leave  shortly for Kelowna -to_ live  with her uncle",**Mr. Orchard,  -Mr. Tidy, the tomato king of  Keremeos, motored to Princeton oh Sunday, bringing back  a load of tomato plants which  was shipped- from. New Westminster by" his;"father, and was  too late.for ther'Great Northern  flyer.      ���������   .->-.. -      -  Keremeos ;W. C. T. U.  P. W. GREGORY  CIVIL  "ENGINEER.and BRITISH  -.COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR'  Star Building-       -       Princeton  Following, is- report of the  Keremeos Women's Christian  Temperance tjnion for the year:  No'of members-.".." r ,:." li"  No, of meetings���������Regular- '...'.. - 0  Special : ���������".''.'     2  Public -T-:.:     1  H12CE1PTS.  Collections at meetings .... $ 7 90  Members' fees'. .���������..'*     11- 00  Other money r{ii*?ed-(liiriiig year   SO 38  Total. ���������:-. :... .$08 28  EXPBNB1TUBKS.  To P. P, M.....3 $44 90  To Cocoa Fund.'. V> .'.-.*   30 00  - Convention...'."'       9 40  Room  rent       4 50  -"Sitemture, etc       202  W. R. Bulletin-.���������-.-- -2 75  Balance 1       4 11���������$98 28  The Pension Question.  WALTER CLAYTON  C.   E.   HASKINR  CLAYTON & flflSKINS  Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  MONEY TO, LOAN  PENTICTON,-  B. C.  Following'1 is"  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST.  OFFICE IN COVERT BLOCK.  Oroville,  Wash,  Hotel  Grand Union |  X  X  X  X  !  X  X  X  ������  X  X  S3  HEDLEY,  British Columbia  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  X  X  X  i  A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor  ^ttp.-niraa'-*-*-'*-'-^  P*  -"-s  HEDLEY MEAT  MARKET  8   B   B  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats ahvays on,  lniiid.    Fresh  Fish  on  sale   every   Thursday.  R. J. EDMOND, Prop  1  -.*.  GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  First Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, .Proprietor.  Mr. Tweddie, his mother, and  sister and Miss Archibald of  Fairview visited with Mr. and  Mrs. Bo wen on Sunday,  Several motor parties of Kere-  meosites visited Princeton on  Sunday, and several cars from  Hedley passed through Keremeos.  The new cannery is. going  right ahead and will soon make  a big showing in tho town; also  a new freight shed and a packing house.  Mr. T. W. Coleman left on  Wednesday for Trout Creek,  where he will look over some  mining property in which he  has an interest.  Mr. L. Basso, while riding  into town last week, was thrown  from his horse and was seriously hurt. His horse stumbled  throwing him on his head. He  was much easier today.  Mr. Carle receiveda card from  Mi" Carmichael of the Forestry  battalion on Monday, saying he  was in Mouetou, N. B., and they  were all feeling tine aud were  looking forward to their trip  across the ocean.  Mr." Clifton, Great Northern  agent at Keremeos, left ou Sunday for Grand Forks, where he  will be married- this week. After a wedding trip to Florida  he Avill return and resume his  duties as agent again.  a. portion of a  speech made  in  the  house   of  commons   by \Lieut.-Col.  J.  D.  Taylor, member for New Westminster: ' _    "-      .  " With reference to the subject  of pensions, it seems to rne that  the pension  committee  of this  house, in drawing -up  the scale  to which so much 'exception was  taken at="its,,-.very-'"inception,' altogether ignored  the fact that  this war is not. the same as any  other war.    On  every other occasion    when    British   armies  have been called the.servico has  been limited.    There has been a  rush to arms,  actual competition for the honor ancl distinction of serving in the army.  At  the  outbreak  of  this  war the  same was the  condition   in Canada and it was natural that at  that time  no attention  should  be paid to a matter of pensions.  What had boen before was sup-  posed to be good enough for the  present- occasion.     But,   with  the development of this war of  science, in which men are being  called upon for a hundred times  the service that any soldier was  ever called upon to give  in the  history of the world, it seems to  me that the nation should rise  to the occasion and deal with  these soldiers in. a manner 00m-  'mensurate with the sei vice they  have given  and   not in a manner based upon the very limited  service that any soldiers in the  past have  been  called  upon to  give.    I am "probably  extreme  in   my  view,   but I  put it forward   seriously  and   with   the  conviction that when these men  come  back  from the front and  commence   to  make   their   influence telt- in the communities  of Canada this view will be put-  forward   seriously   from   very'  many   quarters.    This  view  is  that our duty to the soldier who  is maimed, or lo'the dependents  of "the soldier  whoso  body lies  in France, is not  to give them  charith,    barely    sufficient    to  keep them forever the  lowest  class in  the  community  in the  way of comforts  of life, but to  place tho soldier himself, if he  comes  back  maimed, in a position  of equal comfort  to that  which ho occupied when he responded to  our  call to service  or wheu, as  we  intend   to  do  now, wo laid forcible hands on  him  and took him into the service.    If he survives, the spirit  of humanity should cause us to  feel  that nothing  is too  good  for that man and that the least  we can do is to make him financially as well off as he was be  fore tho war, -or,  if that man  does not return  at all, and his  dependents    are    bereft,    they  should  in  their  turn be put in  just as good a position as far as  the creature comforts of life aie  concerned  as  they would have  been if their provider had not  been  patriotic  enough to give  his services to-fehe country. This  is plain   compensation for the  soldier's services.    I  am asking  for   such, compensation   as   I  would be called upon to give to  a  man  in  my employ.' Those  men are in lhe-, employ  of  the  state and the state owes a duty  to  them,  the  duty of the employer towards his workmen in  civil life, and owes it in alarger  sense  because  of   the   terrible  hazards  which they take while  they are  in   his  employ.    The  answer to that will be: LoolrTat  the terrible burden you will impose on the state.   I admit the  burden that must be borne, but  if we do not restore the man or  his family,  then  that man  or  his dependents  are called upon  to carry for the rest of their  lives the burden  that  we have  refused ^to  assume; and it will  remain, so long as they do carry  it, in my estimation, a repi-oach  to    the   community   or  state  which permits  it.    If there  is  an  awful burden   it   is better  that it should be divided among  twenty  or    thirty   able-bodied  men    or    prosperous    families  than that  one  maimed man or  one bereft family should be al-  Inwofl   fv\   l-ioo-r*  -if   nlrtna  Mis. L. G. McIIafne of Edmonton is visiting her father,  W. A. McLean.  Miss Beale of the postoffiee is  ill and her place is being filled  by her brother.  A. F.- Loonier returned last  week after a month spent at  Soap Lake, Wash.  '  This week Tom Wilson started  development work on his property on Nickel Plate hill.  '  lowed to .bear it alone,  "It seems .to me that we  would most easily dispose of  the problem of our pensions  and our pension board by throwing the whole present scheme  into the discard and starting  afresh on a new basis of even-  handed justice to the men who  have served, and who no doubt  will serve us so splendidly, and  to the-helpless ones from whom  we have* taken the services of  their breadwinners."  Mrs. P. Swanson and Mrs. J.  A. McLeod of Princeton were  visitors in town Friday.last.  R. M. Mansfield,   manager of  the Bank of Montreal,   Prince-  lon,   was a  business visitor in  town yesterday.  Chas. Ekoff of_ Phoenix was  a visitor in town this week on  his way to and from Copper  mountain by auto.  The tunnel of the Oregon is  at "present in 10 feet on the  ledge with the face all in good  grade copper-gold ore, averaging about -*fi30 to the ton in all  values.  W. Grieves and Axel Olund  of the Nickel Plate mine were  in town the past week being  treated for sore throat, which  appears to be epidemic on the  hill at present, especially among  the machine men.;-  Tbe Kelley-Layne Road Show  gave a vaudeville' performance  in the  Star  theatre  last  even-  } ' TOWN AND DISTRICT   i  Uov. II. A. Solly of Summer-  land was a visitor in town this  week.  Boh Corrigan loft Friday last  to spend a month at Harrison  Springs.  Leo Brown has joined the  Western Universities battalion  at "Vancouver. -  Mrs. Wm. Corrigan, who was  operated on for appendicitis at  Oroville last week, is recovering* -.���������-. -_  Athol Stuart, government  road engineer, and Mrs. Stuart  passed through town Tuesday  going nortli by auto.  Miss Ida Tomkins of Armstrong, formerly principal of  the"*"HedIey schools, was- a visitor in town Sunday and Monday.  L. H. Moody or Vancouver  arrived in town last week and  conducted services in the English church Sunday. Mr. Moody  is. the missionary appointed to  to this parish and will hold  services in Princeton as well as  here. He expects to be ordained  a priest in autumn.  Yesterday Mrs. A. B. S. Stanley received a unique souvenir  of the war from her husband  who is in an ambulance corps  at the front. It is a letter written on a portion of the wing of  an aeroplane, with a hole punctured in it, presumably by a  bullet.  A. McGibbon returned Mon  day last after three weeks spent  in Nelson and vicinity, two of  which were spent at the Ains-  worth springs. He attended  the mining convention at Nelson and met a large number of  old acquaintances, as well as  many new men interested in  mining in tho Northwest. The  people, of Nelson did everything  possible lo make it (pleasant for  the visitors. Fred Star key had  charge of the arrangements.  iug^yhich was well patronized.  The~show was "above the average, and the impersonations of  Mr. Layne were exceptionally  good. Another performance  will be given this evening.  -A letter was received this  week from J. T. N. Hepper by  W. J. Cormack, secretary of the  Patriotic Funds.: committee,  thanking the people of Hedley  and the Nickel Plate for Christ-'-"  mas hamper Tuid. money. Pte.  Hepper was wounded August,  191(3, is now in hospital in England.  Tt. Pridcaux, for four years  machinist at the Nickel Plato,  left Friday last for the coast.  Mr. Prideaux has patented an  improvement on the Ilolman  piston which ho hopes will  bring him in a piece of money.  The improvement has been 111  use at the Nickel Plate for some  time and has worked satisfactorily as well as being more  economical.  Saturday morning rock slides  came down and smashed the 20-  mile flume of the Daly Reduction company in three places.  A pebble '.weighing'.about, fifty  tons of ore stopped right where  the flume was beforeit arrived.  The pebble is still, there and  the u.ew portion of the flume  goes around it. Repairs to the  flume were completed Tuesday  and it is again furnishing 1500  horsepower to the mill. Jim  McNulty wasn't there when the  pebble came down; that's the  reason he is still  man on the flume.  night watch-  Frank Barach   and   Torn Ko-  vich,  two  Austrians,   came   iii  from   Phoenix   yesterday,    but  failed  to get  permission  from  the  piovincial  police   to move.  They want to  go   to   Spokane,  and   will   have a ' right smart"  time getting there   alive, for in  the   b. S. A.   there  is  an   open  season   for strayed   alien   enemies.   It is about time Canadians    started    branding    mavericks from alien-enemy countries.   There  is  only  one way  to  stop   those fellows roaming  round the country���������shoot them.  If they are not spies their death  will  be  no loss to the country;  if  they  arc   spies,   the  sooner  they are   romovod^tho better.  The  war is only  in" its initial  stages, and may last five or even  ten' years, yet we Canadian fools  allow alien  enemies   to   roam  at will all over the country. All  the punishment  they receive is  "don't do it again   or you'll get  into   trouble,'    but   they   keep  right ou doing it. 4BM  SHE     GAZETTE,     HEDLEY.     3B.--.-D.  Kara! Telephones Increasing  At the_ present time there arc in  the Province of Saskatchewan 735  farmers' companies ... operating telephone companies serving over 25,000  farm subscribers; and' aggregating  24,856 pole miles in length. From indications, ,not less than one million  dollars'.'worth -of'''new lines will be  ftddded during the corning, season.  The rural telephone companies of  Saskatchewan are operated by associations of farmers . under  ment supervision.  The Human  Chemical Factory  Some Remarkable Facts About Eggs)  'And What They Contain  The  latest research    proves    that  I,200eggs hold all the chemical elc-  ir'ients contained in a man weighing  150  pounds.    This   does   not    mean   Douglas & Company,,, Napanee,. Ont  that if you make an enormous1 omelet  Boys fpi the Farms  It should^be a malffer of congratulation that so many Calgary boys in  the public schools announce their desire to become farmers. That is  not the experience in city schools of  the east, where the tendency is to  pass up the farm for some urban occupation. And the school board  will be in good business if it makes  moves to'strengthen this good tendency on the part of the rising generation. Irr such a country as Alberta  there should be at least as many city  school boys graduate to the farms.as  pass "into professional and' industrial  life.���������Calgary Herald.  With  EGYPTIAN  LINIMENT  For Sale by all Dealers  CATARRHAL FEVER,  PINK EYE, SHIPPING  FEVKR, EPIZOOTIC .  And all-diseases, of .Hie horse 'affecting his throat speedily"cured ;  colts and horses in same stable kept from having them by using;  SPOHN'S: DISTEMPER 'COMPOUND ; 3 to 6 doses oftei* cure;  one bottle guaranteed to cure ^one-case.--. Safe for brood mares,  baby colts,* stallions, all ag-es and conditions. Most skillfully prepared scientific cor.'pound.    Any druggist "will supply you.  SPOHN MEDICAL CO.  Goshen, Ind., U. S. A.  WOMEN!    IT IS MAGIC!  LIFT OUT ANY CORN  Apply a   few   drops   then   lift  corns or calluses off with  fingers���������no pain.  Just think! You can lift  off any ...corn or callus  without pain or soreness.  A Cincinnati man discovered this ether compound and named it free-  zone. Any druggist will  sell a tiny bottle of free-  zone, like here shown,  for very little cost. You  apply,a few drops directly'upon a tender corn or  callus. Instantly      the  soreness disappears, then  shortly you will find the  corn or callus so loose  that  vbu can lift it right  off.' .   ���������;."���������'..:.'���������',.���������: /,"  --..'  l'reezone is 'wonderful.  It dries instantly. It  doesn't cat away the,corn  or callus1, but shrivels it  up without even irritating  the surrounding, skin.  . Hard, soft or corns between the toes, as well as  painful calluses, lift right  off. There is no pain be-  afterwards. If your druggist  hasn't frcezoric, tell him to order a  small bottle for you from his wholesale drug house  of these 1,200 eggs a man would be  produced.    It docs signify, however,  govern-' that the elements in the eggs would  '"be equal to the elements in a man.  If a person were  to  eat -nothing  but eggs he would get just the chemicals  needed for supporting life, but  the system  would not digest^an ex-,  elusive diet  like this.     The    person  trying  to  live  on   eggs   alone  would  _soon sicken, and if the diet were not  changed, would die.  If an average man' weighing' 150  pounds, were reduced to a fluid he  would yield 3,630 cubic feet of illuminating gas and hydrogen, or enough  to fill a balloon that would carry 155  pounds. ;���������'...  If-the nominal body were taken  just'as it is and all of the elements  extracted from it there would: be  found enough iron to make seven  large nails; enough fat for fourteen  pound candles; enough  make the lead in 65 gross of pencils,  and phosphorous enough to tip 820,-  000 matches. Besides all-this would  be found 20 teaspobnfuls of salt, 50  full-sized lumps of sugar and 28  quarts of water.  Thus it is evident that a human  being is a great chemical factory,  and the value, of a man in actual  materials is   considerable.  The. .100 dozen eggs, would yield  precisely the-same qualities of these  chemical elements, and even at the  present high rate of eggs most of us  would rather have the eggs used for  the purpose  than the man.  as  It Does  "Three  moves  arc as    bad  fire."  "Yep.  And one visit of the paper  hangers beats a cyclone."  E  FOR THE SPRING  Do   Not   Use   Harsh  -fore or  French Co-operation  Eight French farmers, whose farm3  adjoin, and embrace nearly 600 acres  all told, last January formed a cooperative plowing association for'the  purpose of enabling them to get  through with their spring plowing  despite labor scarcity. They secured  k 25-horscpower tractor and a three-  furrow plow, the expense of the work  performed by the machine to' be rated according to the area cultivated  for each member. Lots were drawn  for the first use of the plow, and after the" machine has been around  once the order will be reversed, but  ;*[n all cases preference is to be given  for the heavier land, which can be  plowed only in fine weather.  A Modest Demand  The Lawyer���������Don't you think $40  a week alimony is a little loo much  to demand when he's only making  $50?  The Lady���������No, I don't. Thai's what  I used to make him gimme while I  was livin' with him.'  An Oil of Merit���������Dr. Thomas'  Electric Oil is not a jumble of medical substances thrown together and  pushed by advertising, but the result  of the careful investigation of the  curative qualities of certain oils as  applied to the human body. It is  a rare combination and it won and  kept public favor from the first. A  trial of it will carry conviction to  any who doubt its power to repair,  and heal. ���������������������������  Purgatives���������  A Tonic Is All You Need  Not exactly sick���������but not feeling  quite well. That is the way most  people feel in the spring. Easily  tircd, appetite fickle, sometimes  headaches, and a feeling of depression. Pimples or eruptions may appear on the skinj or there    may    be  _    .   ���������      "-[twinges  of rheumatism or neuralgia.  caiDon    to|Any of thcsc iudicatc that lhe blood  is out of order���������that the indoor life  of winter lias left its mark upon ypu  and may easily develop into more  serious trouble.  Do not dose yourself with purgatives, as so many -people do, in the  hope that you can put.'��������� your blood  right. Purgatives gallop through the  system and weaken instead of giving  strength. Any doctor will tell you  this is true. What you need in  spring is a tonic that"wiil make new  blood and build up the nerves.. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills is the only medicine that can do this speedily, safely and surely. Every dose of this  medicine makes new blood which  clears the skin, strengthens the appetite and makes tired, depressed  men, women and children bright, active and strong. Mrs. Maude Bagg,  Lemberg, Sask., says: "I can unhesitatingly recommend Dr.. Wil-,  Hams' Pink Pills as a blood builder  and tonic. I was very much run  down when I began using the Pills,  and a few boxes fully restored my  health."  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2-50 from The Dr. . Williams'  Medicine   Co.,   Brockville,   Out.  Arsenical Fly Poison  Rated as Dangerous  United    States    Government    Issues  Warning on the Peril of  Fly Poison  Dr.  Ernest' A.   Sweet, passed As-  sistent Surgeon, United  States  Public Health Service, is the author of a'  government  health  bulletin  on  "The  Transmission  of Disease  by,'   Flics,"  which corrtains  a  timely warning on  the   dangers   of  arsenic    fly  poison.  Dr.  Sweet considers their use a menace which threatens,   every    home.  That the fly poison peril is a real one  is proved by the fact that the American ��������� Press has    recorded    106    child  poisoning  cases  in the    last      three  years^  Dr. "Sweet advises his readers to  destroy flies some other way than  with arsenic fly poison. He says,  "Of .other fly poisons mentioned,  mention should be made, for the purpose of condemnation, of those composed of arsenic. Fatal cases of the  poisoning of children through the  -use of such compounds are far'. too  frequent, and owing, to-the resemblance of arsenical poisoning to summer diarrhoea and cholera infantum.  wc believe that the cases reported'do  not, by any means, comprise the to--  tal. Arsenical fly destroying devices must, therefore, be rated as extremely dangerous, and should never  be used, even if other measures arc  not at hand."  ay������ yew  Your food will continue to disagree with you, and cause dis**  tressvuntil you strengthen your  digestive organs, ana tone and  sweeten the stomach. You can  do this quickly and surely by  promptly taking a few doses of  Their natural action relieves  the stomach of undigested food,  stimulates the flow of gastric  juice, renews the activity of  the liver and bowels, and  strengthens the digestive sys-* ���������  tern. Take them with confidence, for 60 years' experience  prove that Beecham's Pills  Minard's   Linim*cnt  Co.,   Limited.  Gentlemen,���������I had my leg badly  hurt, the pain was very severe and  a large swelling came above the  knee. I expected it would be serious  ���������I rubbed it with MINARD'S LINIMENT, which stopped the pain and  reduced the swelling very quickly. I  cannot speak too highly of MINARD'S LINIMENT.  AMOS T. SMITH.  Port Hood Island.''  Largest Sale of Any Medicine ia trie World.  Sold eYcrywhars.   In boxes, 25c.  ���������THK NEW FRENCH REMEDV. Nat. N>2.������c������  rest luccesi. cures chronic weakness, lost viaoa  VIM KIDNEY. BLADDER. DISEASES. BLOOD POJSOB.  riLSS EITHER NO. DRUBGISTS-or MAIL 81. POST ������ CTt  FOUGERA CO. W. BIEKUAN ST. NEW YUKK or LYMAN BROS  80RONTO     WRITS FOR FREE BOOR TO OR. LS CLEM  Ieo Co HaverstockRd. Hampstead. London. Eh*. ,  ���������TRy ������gW PRAGUE (TASTELESS) F0KM07   EASY TO TASK  THE RA PI ON ''ss-ms-oom.  US THAT TRADE  MARKED WORD  'TEERAriOK   IB OS  ���������841. GOVT. STAMP AFfUXED XO ALt OXNUIN't "TACUTa.  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Change of Seed an. Actual Injury  Will we ever learn that change of  seed does not necessarily mean an  improvement? Every, experiment so  far conducted has shown that a  change produced a decreased tonnage  and lowered quality "when other factors were alike. One can easily ' ac  caunt for the loss from the fact that  after a plant becomes adjusted to the  soil and climatic conditions a change  will  require \a  readjustment.  There is an old saying that three  moves arc equal to a fire; that is, a  person cannot be continually changing and not suffer, loss.  The plant suffers as much as the  human when we do not give it a  chance to learn its environment.���������  Dean H.E. Cook, of the New York  State School of Agriculture.  What  Happens to Agricultural  College Students  An interesting registration scheme  has been conducted by President  Reynolds of the Manitoba Agricultural College at Winnipeg, lo ascertain what agricultural students do  when they leave college. The results  that he/has obtained from those at  present' enrolled in that institution  show that 38 girl students out of 83  will go to their own farm homes for  the summer, 7. will lake outside fan:,  work, 5 will go as housekeepers, 5  as schoolteachers, one nursing, one  office work, and one dress-making, 25  not having reported.  Of the male students 52 out of 122  will go to their jfJarents' farms and  work, 32 will goAo their own farms,  2 to creamery work, 6 are willing to"  work on farms, but are not yet placed, and 30 are not yet heard from.  boo more necessary  than Smallpox; Army-  experlence bu demonstrated  tlie almost miraculous efficacy, and harmlcssn.es--, of Antityphoid Vaccination.  Be vaccinated NOW by your physician, you 'and  your family. It Is more vital than house Insurance.  Ask your physician, druggist, or send for Hav������  "jrbuhad Typhoid?" .'telling .of Typhoid Vieclne,  results from us . and danger from Typhoid Carriers.  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The teacher keeps  changing words on me all the time."  ���������Occident,  KIDN,EV&  I felt ai well and strong as I  did at the age of SO. lam ������  Xarm������r, now 61 yoara old.  Frank   Lealaud."  All  druggists  Sell  Gin Fills  at-  60c. a "box, or 6 boxes for $2.CO.  Sample free if you -irrite to  STATIONAIi DBUO tt  OHEMIOAI.  CO.   OP  CANADA,   LIMITED  Toronto, oat,      00  Liberty Worth Fighting For  Great Britain, after requiring her  own manhood to join the colors,  wants no shirkers of alien nationality  on her soil. This is a holy.war. It  will decide whether -freedom is to  persist or perish, and those who say  they have come to England in puj>  suit of liberty must be ready to fight,  for it and her.���������London Daily Mail.  After 10 Years of Asthma Dr. J.D-  Kcllogg's Asthma Remedy -proved  the only relief for one grateful user,  and this is but one curc-aniong many-  Little wonder that it has now become the one recognized remedy on  the market. 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Germany, wc know, has  prepared to put the last Ounce of hm**"  strength into this year's campaign;  she is staking everything. Disaster  in the coming months will be. for her  utterly irreparable; she will be si ripped of all reserves of power, and  must go down. But to inflict such  disaster we must bring all our  strength to bear; we shall have to *  deal with efforts more desperate than  the enemy has yet put forth, for his  only policy now is to "let everything  go in." That policy we shall meet  and shatter if the nation maintains  its determined purpose to face every  sacrifice for which the government  may call.���������London Daily Telegraph.  A politician never forgets his place  if lie is appointed to a good one.  Alter IJ1S two Eyoa for a Lifetime g  ** Mdwlne Murine la for Tired Hyes. Bed "J  = niUVIfBa SlTos-flore Byes���������Granulated 3  2 ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Hrellds. 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B.     0,  V '  TO FREE WORLD FROM  LITARISM AND ABSOLUTISM  THREli   WAYS   PRESENTED   OF  ENDING THE  WAR  increasing   indications   That  the  Central  Powers Are  Casting  About for Some Way to Bring the War to an End, as the  Final Catastrophe is Drawing Near    0 . : ,���������  Gerard in Berlin  Ex-Prcsidcnt Taft, in a speech delivered a few days ago in New York,  ���������said "the world .is out- to suppress  militarism and absolutism, and the  curse will pass from Germany when  the Hohenzollcrn dynasty is overthrown, and the people have taken  the government into their own  "hands.". In this statement he has indicated two of,the was's in which  Germany ( is undergoing strangula-  - tion; a third one is the'economic deterioration of the whole empire. In  other words,".the pressure on Germany is that of three differing but  correlated forces���������military, exerted  by means of armies and navies; economic, caused by unprofitable expenditures and an, effective blockade,  and political, encouraged and intensified by the so far successful revolution in-Russia. Any one of these factors might prove, acting alone, inadequate to effect the collapse of  Germany's resisting power; it .seems  absolutely certain that their close  co-operation must soon reduce the  "Central Powers" to submission. If  it. docs not, the final catastrophe will  be all'the more complete when_ it  does come. Subjugation, exhaustion,  connote inevitable threefold ruin._ ,  There are daily increasing indications that all the Central Powers-  Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria  and Turkey���������are casting about for  some way of bringing the war to an  end. They know by this time that  there is not the slightest chanccof  a break-up of the Allied combination  against them. While the Allies arc  not likely to make a separate peace  with any of the nations on' the other  'side, the fact" that it is open to_ them  to do so may be a means of bringing  an irresistible pressure to bear on  Ccrmany -lo ask for peace terms,  with an honest offer of reasonable  conditions. Meanwhile the fighting  must go on. In.such a" war there can  be no provisional cessation of hostilities. .Against a foe so efficient as  the German armies in France and  Belgium there must be maintained an  Increasingly vigorous and sustained  series'of attacks. Sooner or later the  whole combination must break down,  and the" harder the pressure the  shorter Nwill. be the interval of suspense an'd sacrifice.-���������Toronto ..Globe."  "You say that Miss^ 01dstylc_ is  suffering from severe mental shock?  What caused it?" "Wh'yT sire's been  claiming that she's only, twenty-eight  years old and then somebody found  her name in' one of those '30-Years_  ,Ago' columns in the newspapers.  Contentment in India  Large Portion of the Country Is Not  Under British Administration  "The notion prevails in the United  States that all India belongs to the  British aud is administered by  Ih'cm," says Saint Nihol/ Singh in  a recent/ interview.- "This is an  utterly 'erroneous idea. A very-  large and populous portion* of the  peninsula is in the possession of its  own people, and is ruled by thci.il  with little or no interference from  the British. I have coined the term  /'Indian India' to differentiate between the India belonging to Indians  and that in the -possession of the  British. Indian India, with its area  of 850,000 square miles, is almost  one-third as large a$ continental  United States. Its population, 7S,-  000,000 persons, is a little more than  four-fifths.that of this country. Politically, British India is united.' It  is divided into three presidencies  and twelve provinces, which arc under the supreme goyernment of India, presided over by the Viceroy  and Governor-General, who is under  the Secretary of State for India���������a  member of the British cabinet. Indian India, on the contrary, is not  one political  entity.  "During recent years I have had  the privilege of coming in close contact with several Indians who rule  in their own right and name, and I  have watched their public and private lives. Without a single exception, I have found the Indian rulers  to be men of great " administrative  capacity and statesmanship, all devoted to the welfare of their subjects and interested in all sorts of  reform movements. Not many public servants or business men in  America or elsewhere work so hard  as do these Indian potentates."  Hated by Germans for His Sympathy  With  British Prisoners  The plain talk by J. W. Gerard,  ex-minister to Germany, in New  York about the treatment given  prisoners by the Germans, is merely  a repetition of what he said to the  authorities in Berlin. His unpopularity in Berlin because of his refusal  to keep his eyes shut to conditions  was extreme. A_correspondent of an  English'paper, writing after escap  ing from the German capital, said'oi  Ambassador. Gerard:  "Of the neutral, ambassadors that I  met in Berlin the only one who  seemed to me to have any outstanding personality was Mr. Gerard, the  American ambassador, who shared  '���������with Mr. Lloyd George the reputation of being the best hated man in  the  Fatherland.  "At the Wilhelmslrasse he was  positively detested because of his  outspoken remarks about the disgraceful v condition of the British  prisoner camps in\ Germany, and  also because of his ^repeated warnings to the German government as  to the grave effect on German-  American diplomatic relations that  would be caused by resumption of  unlimited piracy. There was much  talk of a plot to murder him, and I  recall the great excitement .which  prevailed when he was the object of  a rude demonstration at the theatre."  JACEN  TOWN TO ITS  ARGUMENT FROM BASIS OF  DOLLARS AND CENTS  Building Up the Town Adds Dollars  to the Value o������ the Farm  .   Land and Other Fixed Investments; and MeanTGrcater  Social and Educational Advantages  An American Tribute  Didn't Correct Her  "That dame asked me for some  consummated lye," said the grocer's  new boy with a grin. :'.'.'.  "You didn't correct her, did you?",  asked the grocer.  "Aw, nix 1 "I'm onto, me job/better  dan dat. T jest handed her a can of  consecrated lye an' said nothiri'."--.  Exchange- '������������������".-  Cautious    Piscatorial   Enthusiast���������-  "My'man, is this public water?"  \Native���������**Ye*s?' .  "Then it won't be a crime if I land  a fish?"  "No; it'll be a miracle!"���������Ideas.  Caspar Whitney in the New    York  Evening Post  England's conduct towards her  German residents and her German  prisoners and the German dead shot  down from those assassins of- the air,  the Zeppelins, and delivered up by  those assassins of the deep, the U-  boats, has provided an exhibition of  broad-mindedness and of the sporting  spirit such as the world has not before recorded. To observe the collective Englishman at work in his  town or on the march or on the firing line is to impel you to take oil  your hat to him. Those Americans  who now seize upon' every pretext lo  take a fling at England. will be  thanking God before the German  beast is beaten into compliance with  decency that England is England,  and that the spirit to uphold national  honor and to fight for human rights  still rules at least in ,the land of pur  Pilgrim forefathers.  The "Groundwork" of  [ealth, Comfort  UBBERjat,  luh $ttitt  aj&ct  when days are wet and  "all out-doors" is sloppy,  is a good pair of rubbers,  rubber boots or rubber  farm shoes.  * ��������� ���������  ��������� ���������     .  The sure guide to good  rubber footwear���������your  guarantee of service and  protection���������is one of these  Trade Marks:  Huns Grossly Deceived  Women Most Gullible of all, Writes  Northcliffe's Man  Writing of middle class German.1-,  Mr. D. Thomas Curtin said: "While  there are an increasing number of  doubters among the ' German "���������mankind, as to the. accuracy of statements issued by the government, in  the class with which I mostly came  into contact in Germany the women  are blindfolded and believe all they  are'"told. So strong, too, is the influence of government propaganda on  the people of Germany that in a  town where I met two.English ladies  married to. Germans, they believed  that Germany had Verdun in her  grasp, had annihilated the English  tioops (mainly black) on the Sommc  had defeated the English fleet in the  battle of Skagcrack (Jutland), and  reduced the greater part of the fortifications, docks, and munition factories of London to ruins by Zeppelins . Their .anguish for the fate of  their English relations was sincere,  and they were intensely hopeful -that  England would accept any sort of  .terms of peace in order to prevent  the invasions- which some people in  Germany still believe possible.  Austrian Balderdash  ���������Maple leap  RUBBER: ���������&*  "JACQUES CARTIER"  "MERCHANTS" -  "MAPLE LEAF"  ���������"-s*.  m.  "GRANBY"  -" "DAISY"  "DOMINION"  Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co. Limited  - Largest Manufacturers of Rubber Goods, in the British Empire  EXECUTIVE OFFICES      -      MONTREAL, P.Q.  SEVEN LARGE, UP-TO-DATE MANUFACTURING. PLANTS IN CANADA  ������8 "SERVICE" BRANCHES AND WAREHOUSES THROUGHOUT CANADA  48  How Strange Is the Austrian Idea of  State  The Vienna Arbeiter Zcitung, organ of the Austrian Socialists, quotes  the following passage from the  Reichsbotc, the organ or" the court  party, as a typical example of the  condensed balderdash characteristic  of this paper:  "In all that: concerns the spirit of  public circumstances, the justice and  righteousness of the government _ of  the State, the sanity of the constitution and its policy during the war,  wc in Austria are incomparably superior to our enemies. How grandly  stands the constitution of Austria-  Hungary beside the constitutions^ of  States like France and America,  where the leaders of the nation are  condemned to be "'mere mouthpieces  for plutocrats.  "Austria declared war on Serbia  because our splendid heir to the  throne had been murdered, and because it was necessary to root out  the nests of the conspirators. How  absolutely moral was such a motive  for war! How 'grand the Austrian  idea of Stalcl"  Thc closer your laud is to a good  town, the more money il takes to buy  it. We all know that. About the  first thing the owner tries to- do when  you dicker for a piece of land, is to  justify the high price you are asking  by pointing out how close the land  is to town and the good roads leading to it. He knows this is the most  appealing argument he can put up.  Laud close to town and, adjoining  good roads is not only desirable because, crops can be marketed with the  least trouble and expense, but there  aie other social and economical advantages as well.  Consider the cold matter oi "what  a town is worth to the people owning land in the vicinity, measured  from a dollars and cents standpoint.  Mr._ 0.1*1. Johnson of the Alissouri  Agricultural Station made a careful  investigation of 650 farms and he  proved by actual figures what a lot  of us have known in a general way  for a long time. %  For instance, in the locality investigated, the 79 farms within two  miles of town had an average value  of .1*78.70 per acre as compared with  $70.20 per acre for the 183 farms  from two to four miles from town;  $60.90 per acre for the 126 farms  four to six,miles from town; $58 20  for the 113 farms six lo eight miles  from town, and $55.90 for the 149  farms over eight miles from  town.  Mr. Johnson says that the most  rapid decrease in value"** occurred in  the first six miles, after which the  difference of a mile or two from  town made less  relative difference.  Iu another instance, he points out  that 42 farms valued at $100 or more  per acre, had an average haul of  about two and one-half miles to market; 62 in the $80 group had nearly  three miles^ and the 275 in the $60  group five miles lo haul, while 246 in  the $40 group averaged six and one-  fourth miles  to  town. __....  These figures are startling, Listen  to this: ���������  In one. locality; investigated, a/farm  of 160 acres two and one-half/miles'  from town had a market value of  $16,000, while the same��������� kiud ot farm  located six and one-fourth miles from  town was only worth $6,400. And  still, if you told the man who owned  the first farm that his home town  was actually worth in dollars and  cents to him, personally, $10,000, he  wou'd probably spend a good deal of  time trying to show you - that he  would be better off without the'-town  at all. We have gotten so. in the'habit of lambasting our home ��������� town,  most of the time for some petty political" reason, that we frequently refuse to sec the truth when it is placed before us in actual figures.  Just the same,-when we get off by  ourselves, overcome our jealousies  and temporarily forget about the  town man that wc have it in for, then  we really have  to    admit    that    the  chants make the town just as the  water makes the lake. Of course,  other things have to be favorable,  but the fact remains, that without  merchants, you would have no town,  and the better the mercantile establishments, the better the town���������always .  Now, wc move along to the third  question. "How is the home town to  have good merchants?" Dear friends,  there is no secret about it at all.  Good stores iu your home town are  the result of growth. They have to  be invited, encouraged and maintain-^  ed. You have to get them just like  you mature superior cattle," horses  and hogs, by treating them fairly  and giving them a chance to grow.  In the language of the street, "You  can't play a lone hand in your community and get away with it very  long," and the business game is jus,t  the same. If the town is to help you,  you must help ,the town, and the  beauty of it is, by benefiting the  town, you always and invariably  benefit yourself most.  These benefits are direct and indirect. Building up the town adds  dollars to the value of your land and  other fixed investments. That point  is settled. Nobody seriously disputes  it. It means greater social and educational advantages, benefits that  cannot be measured by dollars and  cents, but while apparently indirect,  they are direct again in the sense  that they add to the value of your  fixed investments, because these are  among the desirable things for  which people generally are willing to  pay.  In summing up, as the lawyer?  say, sifting out all the evidence and  considering a few pertinent facts,  you first want a good home town,  and you want it as near to you as  possible���������and, further, you want  good roads leading to it.  Now, to have a good town, __ you  must have good stores���������there is no  other way to make it���������and to have  good stores and good merchants, yoti  must give them a chance to live_,  thrive and grow. You must treat  them fairly. You do not abuse your  stock, because such treatment doe*  not pay, and the same personal interest is at stake in community build=  ing. You must consider the merchants of your town as a community  investment in which you are both in,*'-  directly and directly interested. Yoil  arc a stockholder, as it were, in youf  home town, and the better you make  your home town, the better your in*-  vestment will be.  You can't make your home    town  better unless you are on the squard  with it and give the business interests (  there the proper chance for a normal  and legitimate growth. Remember  the story of the farmer who was so  selfish and short-sighted that he trretf  to make money by stunting his hogs,  home town is far aud away the most Whe? __Kfi,nal!y 1solcl. ,thc -���������"1?' M  valuable asset to every man, woman found tha he had paid * nughly *>**  ������������������,i ' u:i,.  :��������� .���������!,��������� ,.���������������������������,������������������������������������*,- P������ce for the feed he had saved.  and child in  the community  This leads us a step further. Once  wc commence asking questions, we  ho sooner have one of them -answered than wc ask another. Our first  question was "What's the good of  the home town?" and we answered it  by sayinc- that, among other things,  it really donated $10,000 to one man  and like amounts, proportionately, to  every other man owning land in the  community. '  And now wc ask the. second question, "What makes a.real, live, valuable home town?" Wc might dodge  the question by answering, "Lots of  things," but, really,-if we arc honest,  we will get close to the truth by saying, "The merchants," because without the merchants there would be no  town. Ifis just as impossible to have  a town without merchants as it is to  have a lake without water. The mer-  pric  Just how many of us have driven  into town with any thought of what  our 3oss would be if that town wcra  wiped out entirely and never replaced? Hoav many of us have considered that the town really meant any?  thing to us except for a little wild  talk on our part at limes? How-  many of us have considered that tha  merchants of the town were conferring upon us, and upon all members  of the community, advantages worth  in dollars and cents immeasurably  more than any profits they got out  of us?  "So you have taken to carrying  around a monkey? This is going too  far."  "Well, you never go nnywhcr<s  with me," was his wife's somewhat  ambiguous retort.  r  It might be well while you are correcting your disobedient offspring to  remember that you did* not die  young.  Gruby���������Don't you think wc should  have a more elastic curj_.ency.i_"  Blaggo���������It's elastic enough. Why  con't they make it more adhesive?  W.      N.     U.      1155  >*���������������������������  ,w *��������� *���������   r- ft j  **--"-*--���������  <   "> i  B  A "2 in 1 Shoe Polish" is made for every use. For Black Shoes,  -'2 in 1 Black" (paste) and "2 in 1 Black Combination" (paste ana  liquid); for White Shoes, "2 in 1 White Cake" Jcake) and  "2 in 1 White Liquid" (liquid); for Tan Shoe*, *'2 in 1 Tan" (patte)  *nd "2 in 1 Tan Combinaticjn'-' (paste and liquid).  10c Black-Whit^-Tan lOo  F. F. DALLEY CO. OF CANADA LTD.,    ���������      Hamilton, Can,  ^^^^^m^^^^^^^' Sig;gV;p  THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.  With a Tank Grew ^ War To11 of the Blood  Tank Is Like a Giant Wedge in a-Cut  ���������  cf Rutter  ���������Virtually all of-the .members of the  British "tank'' crews on lire Somme  front have ,b.ccn decorated with the  military cross. And along'with, the  report of the. decorations conies the  first narrative of the sensations of a  man within the /tank" during an at-  ' t:<ck.  A French machine gunner who  was in one of the. "tanks" during  their first use at. the. Soimnc writes in  the magazine -Lecture. Pour'Tons:  "It.sounds like a myriad of hailstones beating- -aginst ' the window  panes of a moving train, when in a  'lank' under infantry, fire.  "We arc in The front line with oiu  'tanks.' in little groups of crews.  There are the crew of the Cremc dc  Meiilhc, of.the Diplodocus, and one  ironically styled the Bodies' Victory.  "Suddenly the glare of a rocket  lights up the sky, followed by ten  twenty, thirty others. A 'sharp whistle sounds strangely in pur prison.  The hour has really come; we arc to  start. My heart is beating yiolcntly:���������  1 do not know why. One needs to  have 'sea legs' in this carcass of steel.  The motor system of our tank is  ���������gripping the soil, sticking to it, glid-  ' ing and dragging itself along like a  centipede. As we advance the earth  everywhere around our track is plowed up and thrown aside: Heavens,  how stifling it is,!        ,     *  "'A heavy thud and then a flash  over my head. Our tank is trembling  from top to bottom, and has stopped  for the eighth of a second. -Wc have  just fired. This perpetual rumblin-2;  over my head has a disturbing effect,  the machine, resounds, the air vibrates. Tock! -Tock! Tock- Thousands of lock-locks'-re-echo ; on the  steel sides of our tank. The German  guns have opened fire on lis. But  they have as'much effect on our machine as pellets of bread against a  wall. \-  "Splinters of wood jump up o\\ all  sides of us. I have the sensation of  being in the interior of a gigantic  iron wedge which'is; cutting'through  something like butter.We fife with;,  c-.:t ceasing, hand on gun and eye  glued to the loophole pierced in lire  steel, with the sweat pouring down  our foreheads.  "Another violent shock, a heavy-  blow and a crashing. Wc were going  straight through -a wall. Wc are pulverizing machine guns. Grenades  burst upon our armor. We are in the  midst of the 'nest.'. All at once German heads with terror on their faces,  appear on both sides of us. Now it is  my turn and that, of my comrades.  Our machine guns crackle.  "The Germans arc iu the greatest  disorder. They throw themselves flat  on their stomachs, they raise their  arms to heaven, some of them try to  run away. A whistle sounds in lhe  tank and it stops. Then wild cheers  come faintly to my cars. And J sec  our boys in possession of the German  'licst.' " ���������  Some Peerage in Danger of Extinction Through Losses in War  Close upon 120 sons of peers have  so far fallen'-.in the campaign, and  of this number no fewer than 62  were heirs to titles. In some cases  a peer has lost two heirs in succession, Lord de Blaquicrc being the  latest to suffer-.this double bereavement, which'has- also fallen upon  Lord Stralhcden and Campbell has  lost son and eldest grandson.  In'a "number of cases the war has  resulted in peerages being in danger of extinction through the deaths  in action of, the only heirs. Unless  action is taken in the form of new  creations, with special remainders,  the murquisate of Lincolnshire and  the baronies of Knaresborough,  riayfair, , Ribblcsdalc, liosmead,  Slainfordham, St. Davids, and dc  Blaquicrc are likely lo lapse.  In addition, 16 holders of peerages, have given their ���������lives for the  Empire, 'there being no heirs in two  eases,, those of Lord Kcsteven and  Lord. Llangattbcw.  One of the saddest losses iu the  peerage Was . the death in Germany  of Viscount Crcighton shortly before  his father, the Earl of Erne, died  in the United Kingdom, leaving a  seven-year-old boy to inherit the  honors.  fn the Form of a Parable  Ian Hay on Preparedness  <>:.     '  Captain Beith Points Out What Lack  of It Has Cost Britain  National training for America?  There 1 am neither qualified nor en-  litlt-d to offer advice. 1 know the  difficulties'with-which the true American has to contend in this matter. I  know, that this vast country of yours  is more of a continent than a country, and that so long as your enormous tide of immigration continues  it will be a mutter of immense difficulty to develop a national suirse of  personal   responsibility.  I also know, that your Middle West  is'; inhabited..'--by. people, many of  whom have never even seen the sea,  who are rendered incapable by their  environment of realizing the immensity of the external dangers and I sec  how dangerous ' it would be lo enforce upon them a measure which  they regard as ridiculous.  But on this great subject of preparedness I can refer you to the case  of my own country���������not as an example, but as a warning. We were  caught, unprepared.,: In consequence  wc had to sacrifice our best, our very  best, the kind that can never be replaced in any country, just because  they hurried., lb the rescue and allowed themselves to be wiped out,  while the country behind them was  being aroused and prepared. That is  the price that we have paid, and no  ultimate victory, however" glorious,  can recompense us for thai criminal  waste of the flower ancl pride of our  vouth and manhood at the outset.  the  Wherein  the  Citizen    Had    all  \ Chances Against Him  A man notorious as a killer called  up the police and said:  Jil-f any citizen walks down the  street without wearing a red and  white blazer I shall step out from my  hiding place aud  shoot Trim.".  This threat was noised about, and  cue citizen who had busincsj aw;u  from home went to the police for advice. After five'days the poke answered: *'���������      .   '  "Wc shall not send a policeman  with you, as. has been suggested. You  lu'Ve a perfect-right to walk the  stieets.".  The citizen inquired what would  happen if the author of lhe threat  m';de it good. .The police replied:  "Manifestly, you will be shct. As  for our action, that is something to  be decided after the act. You may  be sure that wc will then take vigorous steps."  This closed the conversation, leaving the citizen just where he had  been five days before.���������New York-  Sun.  A little girl was dipping her dolly's  pinafore in a basin. So "her father,  who had been  watching her, sajd:  "What arc you doing,  Nellie?"  "I'm trying to dye dolly's pinafore  red, papa."  "Red! And what are you dying it  with?"  "Beer,  papa."  "Beer! Why, whoever told you beer  was a dye?"  "I heard mama say it was beer  that made your nose so red, so I  thought���������  "Here, Mary, lake this child away."  Keeping Back the Tide  The general council of the bar association of England has passed a  motion declaring against the admission of women lo the practice ol  law. These learned gentlemen ought  to remember the famous story of  Mrs. Partington, who sought t0 keep  back the Atlantic tide with her  broom.���������Vancouver Sun,  Lady Mackworth's Success  Takes Over Yet Another New Business for Father  Lady Mackworth, daughter of Baron ' Rhondda, of Wales, who "Jias  been called the most successful English business woman, has just taken  over the management of a large German drug business in England which  her father purchased at auction a few'  mouths ago.  Baron Rhondda, now in the Lloyd  George cabinet as president of the  Local Government Board, is known  as "the British coal king." He has  much faith'in woman's business ability. His wife, the Baroness Rhondda, is manager of. a mineral water  company at Fulham. His reliance  upon his daughter's business skill was  illustrated in 1915,. when,'during his  absence in Canada in connection with,  tl-.c organization of the supply of  munitions, he entrusted her with the  oversight of his entire business in  Great Britain.  "1 am a firm believer in woman's  capacity for business," said Lady  Mackworth in taking over her new  venture, "and I look forward to the  time when 'Smith and Daughter' will  excite no more comment over the  entrance of a business house than  docs  'Smith  and  Son'  today."  Lady (engaging a pageboy); Well,  how soon can you come?  Page: At once, mum. ,  Lady: But surely your present mistress won't like that?  Page; Oh, yes she will, mum, She'll  .be only, too glad to ercl rid cf rue*  He Wants the Cold Truth  When a man lands out of bed on  a cold floor and goes down into a  cold kitchen to start a lire in a cold  stove, and walks down into a cold  cellar to shake the furnace, and then  looks at the family thermometer to  find that its only 15 degrees below  zero, can you blame him for wanting  to blow in a quarter for a new thermometer that will tell the truth?���������  Guelph Mercury.  City Ways ior_  Country Stores  Country Merchant  Can Utilize    City  Store Methods to Good  Advantage  A department store draws a fine  trade from the surrounding farming  sections because the proprietor pays  as much attention to keeping country  customers informed about what is  going on in the store as he does to  keeping city shoppers posted.  This merchant values .his country  patronage. He considers" it worth a  good deal of effort, and says it is a  mistake to think that country customers are either small buyers or- bargain hunters of cheap goods. Many  of\_thcm still cling to, the end-of-the-  weck buying habit, which he caters  to. 'They also have a keen eye for  such legitimate bargains as occur in  every store through stock moving.  Again, they are attracted even more  by the regular arrival of new merchandise in his different departments  ~nd the store appeals to them most  of all as a place where something is  always happening in merchandise  - Much has been said about the  handicaps suffered by country stores  iu competition with city stores and  mail order houses. Probably the  chief difficulty is that -customers of  ������������������he average country store have never  been taught to watch it as a place  where something interesting in merchandise may happen at almost any  time. The country merchant gets in  goods from week, to week. But Iris  customers usually have to discover  for themselves what is new in ribbons, shoes, crockery or breakfast  foods, because he docs not advertise  novelties, or even display them.   -  From time to time the country  merchant could gather up dead ends  or merchandise and close them out  at cut prices, turning them into mon-  e> and fresh stock. The city stores  all do that. But such sales are rare  in  country stores.  Iu meeting competition the country  merchant has attached too 'much importance to the fancied attractions of  cheapness. Here is a skillful city  merchant who assures him that  cheapness is not the best appeal to  country customers.-  City stores use merchandise as an  attraction���������as     news. They    draw  customers because everybody is interested in seeing what is new, novel  and pretty, and such displays educate  people in personal appearance and  comfort.  The country merchant cannot compete in size and range of stock. But  what he has he can show to bettei  advantage, and he can..teach customers that on one day of the week, at-  lcast, if they visit his store, they will  find new goods worth seeing, placed  where they can be seen, as w*ell as  find old goods at money-saving  prices. On a small scale almost  every country store can utilize these  city store methods. It is common  mercantile experience That they pay  \\herever used intelligently.���������The  Commercial.    .     .,.  Platinum $100 per Ounce  War Has Almost Completely Cut' Off  the Supply  The war in Europe has cut off the  supply of platinum. In December  this heaviest of metals reached the  unprecedented price of $100 an.ounce  ���������four times the price in 190S, and_  more than four times the value or"  an ounce of gold. The warring nations have forbidden their citizens  to export platinum, because 'it is  used in making munitions, and the  consequent shortage has greatly inconvenienced manufacturers of "fine  jewelry and of electrical, photo-  giaphic, dental and surgical supplies,  in Germany many manufacturers  have'.'already substituted where they  can an alloy of rhodium and palladium, two other metals of the platinum family. Instead of platinum  wire, "American manufacturers of  electrical "supplies arc using for the  lea'd-inwires in^elcctric lamps wire  made of nickel-chromium, metallic  "tungsten or molybdenum. -For the  ignition points of spark plugs they  are using tungsten' and for the re-  resistance wires of electric furnaces,  molybdenum.' Most of the platinum  comes from a comparatively small  area in Russia among the Ural  mountains where the metal - occurs  in deposits of alluvial gravel along,  the banks and beneath the beds  the rivers.  The Mind of a .  German Soldier  or  On the Western Front  Life in  the Navy  "And what do you sailors do?"  asked a visitor on one of our battleships.  "Well," responded the jolly tar,  "we docs what we please until wc  are told to do something else, and  then wc does that something else  pretty darn quick."  Post Orderly (to last-joined recruit, whose letters, addressed "Mr.  Jones," having caused the former  much trouble in discovering the right  owner)���������My lad, every man has a  rank. You must tell your friends to  put 'Private' on your letters,  Very good Sergeant,  The next letters arrived; "Strictly  Private���������Mr, Jones."  Will the Kaiser Resign ?  May Yet Be Forced to    Save Germany by Abdicating  It looks as if Bavaria is to be the  stormy petrel of the German Empire.  It is' well-known that the South-  German party is more alive today  than it has been since Bismarck  "threw dust in its eyes,"'and got his  Conferedation scheme agreed to by  Bavarian rulers. An association,  known as the South Men of Germany  lias issued a pamphlet in** which the  writer compares the situation in  Germany today with that of France  ii; 1814 and 1815, and asks if the  Kaiser will save Germany by abdication as Napoleon saved France. It  says that victory for Germany is impossible, and that the opinion is gaining ground in The country that only  a change of dynasty can mitigate the  conditions of defeat.  The writer suggests that the substitution of Wittelsbach- (the House  of Bavaria) for Hohenzollern would  be a guarantee for peace in Europe  and also offer the prospect of a  Greater  Germany  in' spite  of  defeat.  He advances a program of "Great  Gcrmanists," as against that of the  Fan-Germans, and defines it as the  inclusion of the Germans of the Austrian Empire, which is clearly approaching its death agony. ' He  thinks that the substitution of Wittelsbach for Hohenzollern .would  facilitate the inclusion of Austrian  Germans in the Empire and at the  same time would render possible the  establishment of cordial relations  with England and France, who would  fever willingly consent to treat with  the  Kaiser or,the  Crown  Prince.  Commenting upon the pamphlet,  the Volksrecht says that it represents  a movement against the Hohcnzoll-  crns which is widely spread in Bavaria and practically all South  many.  Everything Indicates the Ascendancy  '   of the  Franco-British Armies  I will simply record the impression that nearly every such observer  carries away with him, namely, that'  on the western front������=-in effect, the  only land front of final consequence  ���������the main issue is decided.- It must  be'taken for what it is wbrfJr. War  is an immense complex of moral and  material conditions. At the front  you see one side of The material issue.    You do not see the other.  You  Only Hope for Fatherland   Is    Destruction of the War Party  Here is an extract from the  diary  of a German soldier of the 3rd Ersatz'  regiment,  taken prisoner   in France,  published in   the  Manchester   Guardian ���������-"  "The war is a low, scoundrelly'affair.     The  German  government    deceives   the  people.   One  sees  it  very  clearly in    this    wholesale   murder.  One can  hardly  help  being ashamed  ol being a German.    Since we-put up  with   this  we  must  turn"- our "-rifles  round and destroy the whole government.    That gang have caused us to .  be killed.    Remember this, if I don't'  conic back, dear'Greta.    It is'already  quite clear that Germany    is    losing  and getting into' a" horrible state."-'  "__ It would   be  a   hopeful   thing    for  Germany and .the  world if this, feel-,  ing were widespread. - The inch who '  are factually  in  the  fighting can    da  little to make .their convictions   ,and  their influence  count.     But perhaps  a clay of retribution is coming.��������� T6--  ronto Star. -     '      ���������  have the reports which you hope an-1  believe are the true ones; you have  not the reports that may set the spe-1 evVr"ar7ivcd7ii"one" week?  Why Our Potatoes Are Dear  F.eported That Enormous Quantities  Have Been Shipped to Cuba  Canadians will find food' for -serious reflection in a statement sent to  the Department of Trade and .Com--  mercc from Cuba by J. C. Manzer.  who represents -that department and  the New Brunswick government  there. He tells of the enormous  quantities of Canadian potatoes that  have been shipped to "Havana. He  says: . '  "The arrivals of potatoes (his week  at the port of Havana amounted to  21,508 sacks and barrels. The entire, "  shipment came from New Brunswick,  and it was necessary, to put on an 'ad- __  dilional steamer from Boston in order to handle this large quantity,  shipments were'sold for $135,552 at  Havana, and are lhe most valuable  Canadian  shipments  of potatoes  that  Gcr  The Limitless North  I have every confidence in the agricultural possibilities of the north.  After having lived there long enough  to take off three harvests I feel that  wc have a truly wonderful farming  country, and that crops will some  time be found growing as far north  as James Bay, At James Bay, near  Moose Factory, Indians are producing corn, each year, and what is more  they are producing their own seed.���������  R, H. Clemens, Superintendent  Montelth Farm, New Ontario, in  Fanner's Advocate,  cial facts you note or are detailed to  you in a different light. But one  thing you can discern, for it is borne  in on you with every wind of - the  spirit that blows. A force of_ increasing power, mobility, morale,  stands against a force decreasing re-  laiively in all these particulars. The  tests of this assertion? They are  nany. Today the Franco-British  armies are an essentially unharrassed  body of soldiers and workers, pursuing their many tasks of transport,  fortification, artillery menace and  preparation, with little interruption  from the enemy. The.German armies arean esesntially harrassed body.  Their trenches, batteries, lines" of-  communication, are more constantly  under.fire from a greater number of  guns, and are more often raided, as  the result of offensive actions, small  and great, a heavy drain of prisoners  and a considerable and growing  stream of deserters, whose excuses  for finding their way from their'lines  to ours fail to cover the truth that'  they are.sick of the war. No such  diminution affects the other. The  fiercer, pressure. ,of "the; grand assault  has been such as to cause a loss in  the battles of The Somme which a  calculation, .'based . on The German  statistics, fixes at ,700,000 men, drawn  from over 130 divisions���������all. passed  through the fire of these engagements. There is riot a comparable  total of British and French losses.  The general effect of annoyance  and attrition reflects itself, again, in  the nervous, homesick, desperately  weary and unhappy tone of. the Tetters of the German soldiers and The  physical condition of the prisoners.  The armies thus assailed are not so  well-fed as they were, nor as regularly supplied. As our gun-power  grows and. the "strafing" of the German trenches is pursued through this  winter���������thus    far  "During the five months ending  January 30, when shipments of the  1916 crop have "been coining forward,  Canada has shipped to Cuba 250,000  sacks and barrel's of potatoes, which  were sold for upwards of $1,400,000."  ��������� Yet Great Britain, the allies and  Canada herself are short of potatoes.  wet and  lowering  the worst of the three���������there must be  further slips in the yielding morale of ing storm.and a pitch dark night, ti  their wonderful organization. I wit- Oornniander--oi_a--c-rescuing destroy"  ncsscd one of these annoying actions,  and was assured that it was typical.  The German artillery reply was hardly noticeable. All along the line t.ie  roll of our fire hardly stops; and its  severity and power of concentration  are fed from a steadily broadening  stream of supply which grows more  mobile, and qualifiies the static character of the front. In the earlier  stages of the war the endurance was  usually on our side, the punishment  en theirs. Their policy of. reserving  fire is, of course, a plan of economy  t  a long and  g-- _  their much  tried ranks. ���������By H.  VV.  ,VI. in London  Nation.  or the spring battles;  but it implies  i long and  grave discouragement of  Germany and  Neutral Public Opinion  Hun Conduct Is a Perpetual Affront  to  Civilization  Germany was disqualified for mak*  ing a favorable impression on ^neutrals by the dceply-ingrairied contempt of German officialdom for public-opinion. In the German official  view public-.opinion is to be formed,  not by thinking but by telling people what lo think. The official \iew  is promulgated and well disciplined  Germany accepts it, but with western  nations, used to a free press, the  system" fails. ; Moreover, the whole  German theory and practice.of war,  including the assault "on Belgium, the  bombing of cities, the sinking of the  I.usitania, the shooting of Edith*  CayeH'-and." the .deportations of civilians, was- framed with absolute dis-  regardfor what outsiders might  think; how could it.be imagined that  words would offset deeds? The German propaganda has been ^-clumsy  enough, but if.it had been far more  adroit it could hardly have conciliated opinion abroad while Germany's  conduct was a perpetual affront- to  civilization.���������-Springfield   Republican.  Fifteen  Times   to   the   Rescue  A    splendid    feat    of    seamanship,  which we trust the Silent Service wilt  not keep to itself altogether, was per- .  formed  when     two    destroyers    collided recently.     In  spite  of The-rag-r"���������.  c .  ing-.destroyer  brought, his vessel alongside one of  the sinking ships 15 times, and ;uc-  cecded in taking off the whole crew.  And not a word has-been published  ol what the Navy regards as one of;-  ihc most splendid and daring feats  of seamanship ever accomplished.  But this is the tradition of those who  form the finest weapon ever fdrged.  Our heroes on the sea know; and to>  them is all-sufficing.  Electrification Demand  If the railways are confronted with  a need for more motive power, why  not make it electric motive power?  There is constantly increasing pressure in large cities for electrification.  The next live years must see electrification begun in Chicago, Electric  locomotives will have to be substituted for steam engines. To begin the  substitution now will mean fewer  steam engines on the junk pile when  the change has been accomplished.���������  Chicago Tribune,  If He Is Honest I  The lethargy of the mother country in dealing with the liquor, question is the text of. much reproach in  the Canadian press. It is largely exaggerated and the' Englishman may  be forgiven a smile at the pictures  current of him in Canada* as clogged  in all his- activities by abuse of alcohol. But he canno.t withhold his admiration for the spontaneous effort  of a whole people to deal with a  great evil; nor, if he is honest, can  he set aside the disturbing speculations that arise as to why no coiri"-  parativc effort has been made here.  ���������Manchester Guardian.  Murderer���������Is  this   the  guy  who ia  to defend me?  Judge���������Yes, he's your lawyer.    i     Murderer���������If he should die could I  _, ������������������    , have another?  Easy Marks. .     J    judge_yc9.  "This world would be a pleasanter, Murderer���������Can I see him alone for  place if there were not so.many fools j a few minutes?  in it," , ... * ��������� ���������*-"-���������'  "Yes! but it would be more diffl-1 The man who itplte* for fame must  cult to make a living," ��������� P",>t"', scratch around or'-ettv Uve-lv to, tE.  Transcript, 1 cure it,  ' '���������]  I  *J '-1* ���������&*'!!>������&*''& /'s*"4������-^*4-S-''.-ci  i-*-,. V"".".*-'' '-iKi*"*?. ,��������� *_.,-"-; -" - *, ."',.-���������  ,.-- ._ ���������-,,.  v"\ v "'**-- *  t"J;.C-   ' '���������" ^-V-^"*- <.-<��������� ;/���������,,���������-1 : -.";.;*---���������'>.iisc,?���������--���������. .p:- '���������,-*",*- ..t -* ��������� ,��������� *' *. *���������*;.; . ���������-'--'?..-' v.*- ��������������� *���������,.*>, v  ' ,, -" '___ ,;-* , --- .___*���������-   s~.   ���������-"���������     'T-���������*"'/;.-  *��������� ''*��������� '',"���������*- '". * . J     vy"     .  - -    ",'*'���������    ":'" "'-*' :- -���������" ." .-./>/, ^;J '-'-;������������������       ''       "'    , *' '*''*"     ."- "'-'-'A "-'"  s-^r-^Fir  'r -���������",', ',*- *'v'~ ''j,'*'} --'������-*���������'*���������"*',-'���������,-���������, j', -"'s','i-*���������"'^i-'!-*yfi5"',T^-'-i?'''^iJ  , -' ,'.'���������>,��������� /*vv. ���������. ",'-������,"* ''���������*���������"'-1;.'?- ;','-"*"-,.-'"1k\: ,~.rV  f   ���������  THE ' - GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.  Vast Wealth of  An Inland Sea  continue in expansion of Lake Winnipeg fisheries, greatest of such in  the Canadian West.���������J. D. A. Evans.  The Aristocrat of Dairymen-  Improved Conditions  Manifest In Russia  !(;:  Hundreds of Men Contribute to    the  Success of Lake Winnipeg's  - r -Fishing Industry  The ninth greatest volume of fresh  water in the woild is Lake Winnipeg  ���������a vast inland sea, the geographical  ' measurements of which exceeds three  ' hundred miles.      It's    widest portion,  and -this occurs in northern confines,  ' is  about  eighty  miles.    The aboriginal  inhabitant   of    "the    great    lone  land" in  centuries long ago, cast his  - rude implement of fish capture into  Lake Winnipeg; pioneer settlers of  Rupert's Land traversed the lake'en  loute from Hudson Bay. And now  let us  glance ,dowri the stream - into  ,    modern years,  times when  the world  is "recognizing how vast the mercantile-assets of Lake Winnipeg annually  . dispatched  are.      The    whit'efish    of |,  - , Lake Winnipeg is recognized by    the  epicurean community as the fish par-  excellence .of. its species.      The  cap-  -., iure of.-this.-fish is represented by tip-  , ���������wards of seventy boats equipped with  .adequate  netting.    Then  the fish  are  - -ccn.vcycd lo various cold storage stations for packing, following which  transport to Selkirk commences, a  feature accomplished by a fleet ot  .steamers. There "arc likewise seven  tugs,  and - altogether    two"  hundred  -���������'.men find employment on shipboard.  At The stations, men in various capacities number, in excess of two  .hundred.'-Activities of summer fishing-commence'June 1, continuing until the first day of August. Al a later   date,   September   1,   the   fall   fislr-  ' erics are inaugurated; the fifteenth  -day of October terminates this. For  pickerel, activities begin on Novcrn-  bci 20, .and continue throughout the  winter months until May 1. It is not  i ossible to locale any portion oi  1 'dee Winnipeg water's which are devoid of'edible piscatorial denizens; a  feature not indigenous to every waterway   of 'greater     dimensions.       To  ' ops.rate! Lake Winnipeg fisheries, sev-  erakcompanics, Two ol" which arc the  Northern ar.'d Northwest Navigation,  v form the principal participants. Various private individuals arc also en-  , .gaged in the industry; of these,-Rod-  ��������� crick Smith of Selkirk, -may be nam-  , ed.    A   large   portion   of    (he    catch  - taken during the-winter season, is  dispatched from Riverton (formerly  named Icelandic River); at the present lime  this  town    constitutes    the  . uoilhcrn terminus of railway trans-  . porlalion.    The   capacity    of    steam  \csseis employed by the companies  ���������repicsent  large  tonnage.      That well  known craft, the Wolverine, posses-  '��������� scs a cargo capacity of two hundred  --tons, .and an amount of similar quan-  ��������� -tity is frequently the freight list of  . the steamer the  Grand Rapids.    Foi  each sailboat the Department of Marine and Fishery regulations permit  n usage of three thousand yards of  ncl. A tug may utilize two thousand  j-ards in excess of sailboat figures.  1 he   most  prolific  denizen   of    Lake  - Winnipeg waters is the whilefish; the  ��������� iullabce  or'fresh   water    herring,  likewise   abundantly  supplied.  _i rcventative measure against fish de  pk-lion,  hatcheries  are  established  at  Selkirk,   Big   Island, -Dauphin    River  (.the  Little   Saskatchewan).       A  system  ot  cold storage is  conducted at  ��������� the following stations: Little aud Big  . George Island, Sandy Islands (greater and lesser); at Black River (two);  a similar number al   Warren's  Land  ing; at Eagle Island, operations "ire  al present time not in progress. The  piscatorial resources of Lake Winnipeg arc not diminishing, but to the  contrary. The present winter U917)  is attesting the fact that the hike's  waters are teeming with fish life  Frequently has lhe remark been made  by persons unconversant with actual  . Islets, that the'fish are gradually migrating from Lake Winnipeg into  waters   of  more   northerly  locations.  ��������� Such  statement  is   erroneous.       It  is  ��������� .correct..that  some  species  are  prone  <  to  tiaveluorthward at  the season  of  .spawning;~Lakc St.. Martin is the des-  .' titration   of  such..    But   the  migrants  always return at~a later date to their  . original   lair  beneath   the   waters     of  '���������  Lake  Winnipeg,    it  would be an impossible undertaking for fish to reach  . places at which report states such arc  now  found, for example, seven miles  of rapids  arc  existent  betwixt  Cedar  Lake  and  the  great  waterway.    Sa.t  aud  ice,   the  medium  considered    by-  Canadian Butter Can Now Compete  ���������   With all Comers Without a  Handicap  Marked expansion and a phenomenal development in the dairying industry of .Alberta were two things  emphasized at the Alberta Dairymen's convention at Calgary recent  ly. Last year's production^ of butter in the province, from 15 cream-  cries reporting, had been 8,40C,000  pounds, an increase of over a million pounds over the previous year's  production. The increase in cheese  production was even more "���������marked,  680,000 pounds having been produced  in 1916 against* 18,000 pounds in 1906.  In connection with this convention,  a Calgary, newspaper takes the opportunity- of voicing-what western  Canada, as"evcry country "of _ the  world, owes to the Dane, the aristocrat of dairymen- wherever- he goes -  "For years,", says 'the Morning Al-  bertan, "Denmark has monopolized  the choicest markets of-Great Britain for high-grade butter. Cold storage facilities'have enabled Canada to  compete with Denmark to some extent, but the-finer flavor, the superior  quality and the better keeping properties of the standardized product of  the highly organized ' industry of  Denmark has always given the Danish butter preference. Once out of  cold storage, the Canadian butter deteriorated. Canadians attempted the  methods of pasteurization, in which  the Danes were so successful, but  they failed. They did succeed in  making a better butter than they  could make from raw cream, but it  was characterized by a 'fishy' flavor,  never to be "forgotten on a sensitive  palate. Montreal shipments became  notorious with the trade for a  'twang.'  "For some years all the resources  -of. the dairy division of the depart-  n cnl ol agriculture have been devoted to experiments fo overcome'this.  Every province has taken what steps  it could in the matter. It remained  for'the dairy commissioner of Alberta, Mr. C-. "Marker, working in cooperation with the creameries and  buttcmiakcrs" of this young province,  to overcome' all obstacles in the  course of a single year. A few  months ago a carload of Alberta butter went lo the old country and established the fact that henceforth  Canadian butter can compete with  all comers without a handicap. The  notorious 'twang' is forever eliminated. In two-years Alberta has cap-  lured her own market, the market of  the coast, and lhe~markets of Toronto and Montreal with her butter of  superior flavor and keeping qualities.  "The dairy commissioner began by  introducing the most up-to-date  scientific methods of grading ancl  standardizing cream and butter in  every creamery throughout the province, just as soon as the'dimensions  of the industry warranted such regulation. ' After that he began a series of experiments, through the hut-  As. a icrmakers in various creameries. To  them he outlined the basic principles  and directed the course to be~ pursued. Early in 1916, the perfect  method was evolved. Since then  Alberta creameries have manufactured 8,400,000 pounds "of butter with  the highest percentage of special  grade ever produced in Canada. Alberta has become the peacemaker of  the Dominion. The dairymen of AI-.  berta have given a demonstration of  successful co-operation which is in itself a wonderful thing and an augury  for the future of this province.  "Such an achievement is an enviable pedestal for any public official.  It crowns Mr. Marker's 16 and more  years of patient effort in this office  villi complete success. It is a gift  of service lo empire, the patriotism  of which cannot be measured.  "It is perhaps not out of place to  note here one significant fact. Mi-.  Marker; in the official service of Alberta and loyal to Canada, is by  birth a Dane. Associated with him  in his successful enterprise are a considerable number of his fellow-countrymen who are among the,most efficient dairymen and best citizens of  this province." To the Danish-Canadian leadership of Mr. Marker, and  the loyal and intelligent pcrservcr-  ance of his compatriots, the Dominion of Canada owes one of "the most  Peasants are Saving Money and Rising in  the World  _ It is beyond question that the Russian peasant, who constitutes 80 per  cent, of the population of Russia, has  now in his hands an unprecedented  amount of money, the,result of more  o.mplo.ymcnt, much higher wages than  were ever before paid, and a new habit of saving forced upon him by the  culling off of his former cxpendilur.es  of vodka, and by a shortage in the  supply of things he wants for his  farming and  household  operations.  He is waiting for a chance to  spend his savings for what he really  wants, says a writer in "Russia."  Those savings aggregate hundreds of  millions of dollars. Buying farm machinery is said to be the one great  outlet for them. The writer continues.       -      c '  "It should be considered that when  a man has accumulated an unexpectedly large amount of money he is  pretty certain to spend a large portion of it for things he has long wanted,-but lias been unable to get. The  desires of the Russian peasant, taking, him en masse, arc mainly restricted to his farm and to his-home manufacturers, if he carries on any such.  A better house, and, especially, better furniture, appeal to him; but like  the farmer everywhere else in the  world, his first interest is to get more  money out of liis land. **���������  "The importance of machinery in  helping him to this result has been  strongly brought home to ' him by  a variety of agencies, not the least  effective of these being the increased  profits of such of his neighbors as  have taken themselves out of the  communal system of land holding  and cultivation and have contrived to  secure modern agricultural machinery. An example of the peasant's appreciation of modern equipment is  provided by'the agricultural "artels,"  or unions, which have multiplied in  consequence of the farm labor shortage due to the recruiting of the armies These artels have largely resorted to the use of modern machinery, purchased usually by a group oi  peasant farmers, who often rent the  services of themselves and their machines to other farmers Uot members  of the arlel.  "That this expectation of peasant  expenditures for farm machines that  will be very large in the aggregate is  ���������ucll founded seems hardly open to  contradiction."  It has been found necessary to open in 'Russia, as rapidly as possible,  some 5,000 new branches of the State  Savings Bank. Also, parish banks,  to be opened to the number of about  2,000, represent a new and simple  type' of savings agency, for whiclr  arrangements have been agreed upon"  between the ministry of finance and  the holy synod. The archpricsls of  the churches will superintend the operations of these latter banks, which  will receive and pay out deposits, but  will not undertake any other banking operations.  What will be a great innovation in  banking so far ss the bulk of the  Russian population is concerned is  the proposed introduction by the  Stale Savings Bank of payments by  check. This device, so familiar to  us, is still'strange to most of Russia.  There is no doubt that its wide introduction and use in that' country will  do much to modernize and facilitate  the conduct of business in its vast  interior.  It is proposed also, to introduce in  F.ussia what is known as the money-  box..systcm of savings, on the mode!  of foreign institutions, particularly  of the British government savings  banks. In issuing these saving boxes to houses, the plan is to charge a  security of $1.54 (3 rubles), which  will be' credited as a deposit. The  carrying out of this plan has been  deferred thus far by lack of moneyboxes.  Prevention of Coal Shortage  Buy Your Coal in ,the Summer, and  -   ������tock Up for the Winter  This winter we have had a coal  "famine" and that suffering has accompanied the shortage of this necessity is-undcniable. The average citizen has a notoriously short memory,  Armenia's  Crown of Thorns  of  Zangwill's Poignant Pen-Picture  the. Sufferings of a Race  Israel Zangwill, the author, in a letter supporting the aims of the Arme-  but now is the time to impress upon,  nian and Syrian Relief Fund, says.  him that, in many coses, the suffer  iilg was due to lack cf foresight. In  Canada many people buy in small  quantities���������often only one ton. If,  for any cause, 'there is a shortage of  coal, improvident householders demand thai the coal dealers do the impossible, namely thai they supply  fuel that is unobtainable. Whereas,  had they purchased their coal in the  summer or autumn, there would he  ample supplies available.  While some large consumers, such  as manufacturers, cannot store a six  months' 'supply, most householders  can, with their present bins or with  enlarged bins, store coal to meet their  rec-uireinenls till March or April.  "Tn recent vears, we have had two  'coal "famines," first in 1901-02, the  ye,ar of the coal miners' strike, and,  second, this year, when the scverilyr  of the weather and the extraordinary  prosperity in the United Stales caused an unprecedented congestion of  freight. A survey.of conditions iu  the United Slates demonstrates that  in the future there will be more coal  "famines" than in the past and that  they will occur at shorter intervals,  l-'or this there is only one remedy.  Buy your coal in the summer. If  you have not sufficient storage, enlarge your coal bin.  Catastrophe to  "Heavenly" Plates  Thrift in  Cooking  Ill-Luck Attends the Making    of    a  Celestial Map in India  About ten years ago an Indian F.R.  A.S., presented to the. late Nizam of  Hyderabad two large telescopes, a  gift which induced the Nizam to establish an observatory in his dominions, lavishly equipped with up-to-  date instruments.  His Highness also invited an English astronomer, Mr. R. Pocock, to  lake charge of the observatory, and  placed its resources at the disposal  of the International Committee,  which for some quarter of a century  has been taking the great photographic map of the heavens which is  to form the basis of the Astrographic  Chart and  Catalogue.  Since the death of the founder of  the Hyderabad Observatory in 1911,  his successor, the present Nizam, has  continued to take a deep interest in  the work connected with the photographic map of the stars, and recently ordered a consignment of  special plates for the purpose fron.  England. *  These plates, unfortunately, were  on the Persia, whiclr was torpedoed  and sunk in the Mediterranean. To  icplacc them more plates were dispatched, and these were" on the  Maloja, which was also submarined  on  its  way to India.  Undeterred by this run of bad luck,  the Nizam ordered a third batch,  which have arrived quite safely, and  the work on the Hyderabad section  of the celestial map has again been  resumeds- It is estimated, that, when  finished, one copy of the complete  map will cost at least $5,000 to produce.  "From more than one area of the  war zone, from Belgium, from Gali-  cia, from Turkish Armenia, the same  story reaches us, the same dread saga  of the wanderings of whole populations under the spur of massacre,  rape, hunger. Little children fall like  flies by the wayside and new children are born on the march"?*���������Mother*  go mad. Girls throw themselves into  the rivers. -Men are killed and buried like dogs.  But Belgium has almost all the  world for her friends, ancl the faith  in restoration goes before her exiles  like a pillar of cloud by day and a  pillar of fire by night. Even the Jews  ol" the Pale, torn and tossed between  the alternate victors, begin to find organized help and behold some faint  gleam of Zion upon the political horizon. On Ararat alone no ark can  rest. For Armenia alone there is the  cry without answer, "Watchman,  what of the night?"  Only for a minority can there be  political redemption. - Let us at least  bring physical salvation to their  agonizing remnant.  Sister nations I have been accustomed to think the Armenians and  the"*Jews, both hail from 'sisterlands  of the cradle of civilization. Both  come trailing clouds of glory from '  the purple days of Persia and Babylon. Both-have borne the shock of  the ancient and mediaeval empires  and of the militant migrations of  their races, and both hold lo their  original faith, for if the one was the  firsl preacher of Jehovah, the other-  was the first nation to profess Jesus.  And sisters too in sorrow, although  exiled, scattered, persecuted, massacred.  Sisters, forsooth, yet not equal in  suffering. Hitherto through the long  centuries the crown of martyrdom  has been pre-eminently Israel's. And  as day by day during this war of war-r  there came to me by dark letter or  whisper the tale of her woes in the  central war zone I said to myself,  "Surely the cup is full. Surely no  people on earth has had such a measure of gall and'vinegar lo drain."*  But I was mistaken. One people  has suffered more. That people  whose ancient realm held the legendary Eden has now for abiding place  the pit of hell. I bow before this  higher majesty of sorrow. I lake the  crowd of thorns from Israel's head  and I place it upoirArmenia's.  Barefooted Europe  After Present War  expert authority as the most service-   important achievements   in  its   dairy  -     ���������      ��������� ���������   ���������'        ��������� ���������       -���������������������������--���������   industry in' many years.  i-.bic method of freezing, is utilized  at all.stations. The fish species ot  Lake Winnipeg may be enumerated as follows: Sturgeon, whilefish,  tullnbee, pickerel, perch, catfish, this  later finding ready market in Kansas  City, Omaha and Sioux City. The  sturgeon is taken from the east  shore of the lake ��������� and from Loon  Straits in the northland. This piscatorial monster aiso occurs in i'lay-  grecn Lake.  The docks at Selkirk present during the summer months a scene of  great activity, and will convince any  person of that which the fisheries of  Lake Winnipeg arc representative of.  Slt-amers arrive daily,^ depositing  consignments of frozen fish cargo into box cars alongside The wharves,  lhe sales of this product are annually  of stupendous amount." "The Bradbury" with other craft operated under the auspices of the Dominion  government, rii'iintains a vigilant  watch over the lake,, yet infringement of legislation is not frequent.  A huge investment of financial capital has been iru.de. Additional outlay   is   frequently   expended  and  will  Substitute for Wheat  New Variety of Beans Said to  Contain all Food Elements of  ,      Wheat  There has been developed in South  America a new variety of beans  which contain all the food elements  of wheat and four times as much can  be produced to the acre. It is called  "mulatinho." Over 2,000 tons of it  were shipped from January 1 to October 31, 1916, from the state of'Sao  Paujo_-L0-The different slates of Brazil aud to foreign countries, particularly to Europe, for the feeding of  the Allied soldiers, and they declare  that soldiers iu the trenches are  growing fat on it. It is expected  that an immense acreage will he  planted--, this season, and that the  product will come into direct competition with wheat. It is said that  the flavor of these beans is so fascinating that they are preferred to any  preparation of wheat. ��������� Omaha  World-Herald.  Some Good Suggestions are Made by  an Economy Expert  There are many ways of saving  money on food these days of need of  thrift, but Miss Pearl MacDonald, a  Pittsburg economy expert, has suggested a good one, in the making and  eating of more soup. "In the making  of soups," she said, "meats and  bone can be used which are not used  at all by American women." The  tougher cuts of meat which arc'  cheaper, she adds, contain'more fibre,  more flavor and more nutrition than  the tender and expensive steaks.  This is one way of avoiding waste  and making use of our resources. W  high prices teach economy of that  kind, they will be a blessing in disguise, through increasing individual  resourcefulness and self-reliance.  Food experts, while on the subject  of old-fashioned economics, should  not neglect the lowly pancake or the  other numerous ways in which flour  can be used, for flour, even though  higher than in the days of seventy-five  cent wheat, is still one of the cheapest and best of foods. It is the staff  of life, as it always has been since the  earliest times of recorded history.���������  Minneapolis Journal.  "Man is by far the most courageous animal God ever made, and compared with him lions are cowards."  So the Prime Minister is reported to  have said, after visiting the front.  British soldiers inspired his thoimht.  Hens Pay  -Experiments Prove     That    a    Good  Profit Can be Made  A good hen can be raised for  about ������1, she can be kept for one  year after beginning to lay for about  $1.25, her eggs for a year, estimating  twelve dozen at 25 cents a dozen, will  be worth $3 and the hen will be  worth 50 cents when through laying  at  the end of her pullet year.  This is a return of $1.25 on an investment of about 55 per cent., not  counting labor or depreciation of  plant.      ������������������-. .. '  If we count 25 cents as the cost  of caring for a hen one year and 10  per cent, for depreciation of plant  there still, remains over 20 percent, net profit on the investment.  These facts were brought out in  a Missouri experiment where fifty-  five White Leghorn pullets were kept  for a year's laying, all the feed that  was fed to the hens being weighed  and the eggs being sold at market  prices. The fifty-five hens produced  twelve dozen eggs each, which were  sold for $157.17. The cost of keeping the fifty-five hens one year was  866.27, reckoning feed prices at about  average market rate in 1915. The  lions were fed a well balanced ration  and had the run of a yard 100 feet  square. The price of eggs for the  year averaged approximately 25 cen'.s  a dozen.  From the foregoing figures it will  bo seen that where one has good  hens to start with and handles them  properly a net profit of considerably  over $1 a .year each can be count xl  on from a flock of that size.  But the know how is just as im-  poitant in handling hens for profitable returns as is the case with any  other kind of complicated business.���������  Farm  and  Fireside.  If  Struggle  Continues  Shoe    Supply  Will Proy,e Quite Inadequate  "A barefooted Europe is not im-  piobable if this war continues," said  John F. Stucke, \ ice-president of The  American Chamber of Commerce in  Italy, and General Manager of an  American shoe machinery company,  in an interview concerning supply  and business conditions met by  Americans abroad.  "At the present time a pair ol  heavy mountain shoes lasts a soldier  but six" weeks," he said. "These  shoes have their heels and soles  studded with nails at that. The  shoes arc largely made in Italy, but  with American machinery and  American lcathcr,__and the quality of  Ihc materials is the best we can "ur-  nish, but that quality is of course inferior lo that sold before the war.  When manufactured by the hundred  thousand these shoes cost the government about four dollars each. But  the supply is. always behind lhe demand, since materials arrive very  slowly from America. On one ship,  the Palmcro, which was torpedoed in  the Mediterranean off the coast of  Spain in early December, the material for nearly a half a million pairs  of shoes was lost.  "The retail store trade in Italy is  now obliged to pay nearly seven dollars wholesale for shoes that before  the war cost three and a half, and it  is probable that American shoes will  be selling in Italy soon for ton and  twelve dollars the pair.' The American shoes, because of their shape and  lit, have long been the chief product  on the. market here, and particularly .  since the war, as the "hand-made .sho<"  cannot be made quickly enough."  Mr.     Goodleigh���������Her    a^c    really  surprised me; she doesn't look twen  ty-eight,   docs   she?       Miss   Snappe���������  Not  now, but    1    suppose    she    did  r.ncc.  Manitoba Dairymen's Association  At the annual convention ol" the  Manitoba Dairymen's Association resolutions were adopted asking: That  oleomargarine be barred from entering Canada; that the legislation passed at the last session of the legislature restricting cream-buying stations  be strictly enforced; that standard  grades for butter and cream should  be brought into complete effect; that  a special grade of butter, known as  "Manitoba Special," be added to the  grades now in effect; that cream  should be pasturized at creameries;  that the work of creamery inspection  should be continued in view of the  highly beneficial effect on ��������� the industry.  The Suitor���������What will your father settle on the man who marries  von ?  ' The Girl���������All  ���������'>'*  rest of the  family,  I suppose. \'.'''v '���������.'���������*- ''[-"-T7"  . 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On the contrary,  I've done my best for everybody.  Whatever happens, they can't get at  me."  Mabin rose.  "Well, you will have an opportunity  of saying everything by and by," she  said. "And so will Mr. Fryer, I imagine."  The clerk went round the table  after her and said eagerly, in a low  voice:  "Fryer had no hand in it, you may  be sure.    He hasn't pluck enough."  "He  must  have  known   something  beforehand!"  "Well, I dare say he knew an attempt would be made to get Ciprian  Moorhampton to keep awav from  Heath Hill."  They were out iu the street by this |  time, the clerk keeping close  lo Ma-i  bin,  and looking nervously    at    her, I  evidently afraid of what she    might  do to discredit him for his attempts  to combine philanthropy with discretion.  Mabin was anxious to get away,  and the clerk had no means of detaining her. With a last appeal to  her for consideration of the difficulties of his position, he let her go.  She went back to Maida Vale'with  ���������a. little more cheerfulness than she  had come away from it. After the  interview she had had -with him that  morning, it was vey unlikely that  the clerk would make any attempt  to deny the facts of the meeting at  the office, or of the attack whiclr  had been made on Ciprian Moorhampton. Also, she had the satisfaction of knowing that she had'  made no mistake about the identity  of the assailant; it was Joe Wright  who had tried to murder Ciprian,  ignorant of the fact that, if he had  succeeded, he would only have removed one obstacle out of the way,  'and .that there would remain another  in the pctfton of little Julius.  She thought she could now write  such a letter to Lord Moorhampton  ���������as would compel his attention, and  perhaps induce him to make such inquiries as would in the end force  him to turn his wife's brother out of  Heath Hill.  And- Mabin knew that, until, this  was done, there would be no absolute safety for the boy as long as  liis father was too ill to protect  him.  XVas Ciprian ill now? She could  not tell. She had been nearly a  week away from Heath Hill, and she  thought that, by this time, he ought  to be far enough on the way to re  covcry to be ahle to bear such  to know whether Julius was with  her, it was only loo plain the child  was lost. He had gone away, or  been taken away from Heath Hill,  .'���������lid his grandfather did not know  where to find hhn.  The  woman" at   ncr    side  recalled  her to herself.  "There's a reply paid, miss."   '  Mabin  bowed  her  head,    for    she  could   not   speak.       She "wrote     the  answer on  the form given lo her:  "Have seen or heard nothing- of  Julius; please write."  She handed the paper to the servant, and sank down into a chair,  utterly overwhelmed by the blow.  Julius was lost, decoyed away, perhaps, by the wretch 'Wright. Or  perhaps he was lying dead, murdered by the same hands that had attacked his father, in some outlying  corner of the grounds.  She felt as if the end of her  world had come. No news of Ciprian, and she felt sure that, if he had  been  well  again,    she    would    have  Counter Check  Or Sales Books  would  interview with his father as  have  the  result  of driving    Wright  . out of the house.  Ill il fevef of anxiety, she sat dow'������"  to write the viscount, telling him of  her visit to the office that day, and  beseeching him lo go up to town  and to investigate the case for himself without giving anybody warning  of his intention.  She had finished her letter, and  was about to fasten the envelope,  when the woman whom she engaged  by the day to work for her while  Mrs. Wrest was away, came into  the room.  "A letter for me?" asked Mabin,  who had heard the double knock at  the door.  "No miss.    A telegram.  Mabin, with a sinking heart, tore  the brown envelope. But her worst  forebodings were not so black as the  reality. .  . .. ,    ,  The message had been dispatched  from  Monford.  It was this: _  "Is Juhus with you?  A  reply to  Moorhampton,  Hill, was  prepaid.  CHAPTER   XXII-  Mabin felt as if stunned. _  She stood with the telegram in her  hand, staring at the words, realizing  at once the awful meaning under the  simple message.  Since   Lord  Moorhampton  wanted  'Mr. Merchant;���������  If you are "not already ushi-j our,  :Counter Check or Salcc Books we  would respectfully ������oliclt your next  order. Years of experience In the  manufacture of this line enabla as toj  pre you a book as nearly perfect as'  it it possible to be made in these dlfw  Jficult times.  All classes and grades oi paper are.  .now from 100 to 400 per cent. hiffh-J  er than they were two years ago.!  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This thought gave her a gleam of  hope. The boy loved her, had never beeir so happy as when with her  and had seemed to place her quite  naturally in the position of his nearest and dearest friend. What more  likely than that, if he got a chance,  he should try to find his way back to  her if he found himself unhappy at  Heath Hill when she had left it?  Julius was a high-spirited child,  pnd the habit of travelling with his  father had made him extraordinarily  self-reliant for his age. ^  Poor Mabin, .therefore,-* tried lo  comfort herself" with the hope that  the boy might find means of reaching the maisonette; and all the rest  of the day, until il grew too dark lo  sec, she sal at the window of the  front room, looking out, hoping  against hope to see the child come  back to her.  When evening came, and she had  to draw down the blind and turn on  the light, she went slowly to (he fire,  r.nd crouching before it, gave herself  up lo her distress.  Time seemed to .have no meaning  for her, and she did not know how  long she had been there, when an  odd sound, as of some one staggering up the steps to the door, made  her spring lo her feet with a wild  gleam of hope.  She. ran out and opened the door  the moment the bell was rung, but  a cry of horror and surprise bun.1  from her lips when she found that  the visitor was   Ciprian  himself.  "Miss Wrest is the boy there?" he.  said in a hoarse whisper as he staggered into the hall.  She shook her head.  "No.    I have seen nothing of him.  I got the telegram and I answered.  Come in, and tell me everything."  But he had made a movement a's  if to_ stagger clown the steps again.  Mabin, who saw that lie was still  wretchedly ill, thin and white and  wasted, with" the glare of fever in  his eyes, made him come into the  sitting-room and sit down. Her own  grief subsided into the background  at once in face of the man's illness,  and of the sorrow which-, possessed  him.   .  "I thought," said he hoarsely, "that  the little beggar '.'might have come  here, that there might be some hope.  He was so fond of you. He could  talk of nothing else."  The tears were falling fast down  Mabin's  cheeks.        -  "I ought never to have come  away," she murmured brokenly. "I  ought to have stayed there���������iu spite  of them."  Ciprian sat up and shook his head.  He was worn out, weary, ill, and the  sight of him smote Mabin to The  heart. '  "Let me get you some wine," said  she, as she sprang up and crossed the  room to the sideboard where    Mrs,  3*  knew that he was in no fit slate to  be wandering about London in the  fog, which was thick outside, and she  was resolved that, having once got  him into her care, she would keep  him until she was sure she could' let  him go with safety to himself.  (To Be Continued,!)  The Torpedo  Engine of Destruction the Invention  of an Englishman  When  a German U-boat sends    a  torepdo on its mission of destruction  it is' utilizing a weapon    of    British"  origin,  since  the  modern  locomotive  torpedo was flic invention of Whitehead, a British  engineer.     It was in  1877, forty    years    ago,  ..that      the J  Whitehead   torpedo   first   came     into I  notice.     Whitehead's  original  torpedo carried twenty-six pounds of gun-  cotton and travelled eighteen knots.  The. twenty-one-inch Whitehead torpedo now in use carries 330 pounds  of gun-cotton and has    a    range of  over six miles, at a speed of    thirty  knots.    At a range of four miles its  speed is about forty-five knots.  The  explosive  is "packed in  the  head    of  the  torpedo,  and   is "usually guncot-  lon, although^ the Germans use what  they call trinitrotoluene.      The    explosion is    caused    by   a steel    rod  which projects a  few inches beyond  the head  of the misslc.     When  this  rod or striker comes in contact with  any unyielding  substance,  such  as  a  ship's side, it is pressed back againsl  the detonation,  and, woosh!  As Nov/adaya  ,  "What did the old man say whe  you asked him if you could marry hi$  daughter?"  "Asked mc if I could-support h,i'*"S  in  the   same  style  she  did."���������Ba*ti$  more American.  ASEBALL  Suggestions to Childless  Women.  Wrest kept an extremely modesty cellar. '  But at first he refused, saying that  he must go out and make more inquiries, that he must.__.gQ back .-  But she had regained her self-  possession, and seeing that he was  wholly unfit to go out again, she  assumed an air of authority. I!  seemed strange to her to be taking  with this grown ma'u the same position which she had so recently occupied with his little son.    But she  Among the virtues of Lydia E.  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound is the  ability to correct sterility in the  cases of many women. This fact is  well established aa evidenced by the  following letter and hundreds of others  we have published in these columa.  Poplar Bluff,  Mo.���������"I want other  women to know what o blessing Lydia   E. Pinkham s Vegetable Compound has  been to me"."'.- W������  had always wanted  a baby in our home  but.I was in poor  health and not able  to do my work.   My  mother  and  husband both urged nfe  to try Lydia E. Pink-  ham's   Vegetable  Compound.     I  did  so, my health improved and I am now the mother of s  fine baby girl and do all my own house  work."���������Mrs. Allia B. Timmons, 216  Almond St., Poplar Bluff, Mo.  Tn many other homes, once childless,  there are now children because of tho  fact that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound makes "women normal,  healthy and strong  Write to the Lydia E. 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World's Food Crop Low ,  Expert Says the Grain Supplies Fa'l$f-  "Far Under the Normal '  ���������*��������� '        Requirements <  The world's food crop is deficient  and the situation is becoming alarm-}  ing, according to David . Lubin--  American representative" of the In.--*  tcrnational Institute of Agriculture.,  Mr. Lubin is urging the impcrativq***-  necessity of mobilizing ofAmericaiS  agricultural resources. To a correal  pondent of the Associated Press Mr--,  Lubin said:  "For the first time in many yea riff  there exists a deficit: in the1 supply ������  corn,wheat, rye, barley and oats, es_  timated at a total of 130,000,000 busl'3  els less than the normal requirc'-j  ments for countries open to tradc-$-  The situation is worse than was e^  pected last October. The institute'*!  reports; indicated then a surplus o"  more than enough to feed the word  until August of this.year, when th$  new "crops-begin'to-come.'in.  - "We must profit by-Europe's >x^(  perience before meal tickets becom^  necessary. Wc can avoid high price^  by the eliminating of waste, .by th*^  growing-of more food and also by ef������  fective organization of our food sups  ply, _ which-is more important thatij  getting men into the army.  "Two   months   after  the  beginning**  of.'the war Germany forbade the us<3  of wheat or rye for feeding livestoe  and two months- later    requisitionc  allsupplies of food.: Our first duty i  to prevent the manipulation of foo  supplies thus obtaining an    effectiv  mobilization  through  tlie  same pla  as  the Germans,  the    substance    o  which  is- embodied    in    senate    bit  5973."-  Manitoba's Demonstration Farm  Manitoba's      first      dempnstratio:  fcrrh. will'be growing luxuriant crop;  this summer, if    weather   condition;  are propitious.    This farm, the firs]  of a series that will eventually cove]  the  province,  is   situated    near    th'  town of Birtlc, Man.  It consists o:  320 acres and it will be* the purpos  cf the demonstration farms board t<  illustrate what can be done   in    th  way of rotation  of crops,    scicntifi  agriculture and  stock raising.   Mor  half-section plots will be added fro  time to lime.  Heath  W.      N.      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II v-:&^x������\  ������X>.M  ��������� ?r.-vv-  , Vfi_  ,l'<-~rZ%-^V-  %'}��������� =-.*  /  15B  THE     GAZETTE,      HEDLEY.      13.      '0.  Avoid, caustic and acid preparations that discolor and damage  aluminum. Keep your utensils  bright as new by using  Dutch  German Vandalism  ������*=  To Bore for Potash  Drilling for potash will be undertaken in northern Alberta during the  coming summer by interests representing Baron Rliounda of Cardiff,  ,Wales. It has been announced, at  Edmonton  that wrork will be.   com-  - snenced at-the salt beds on the-Salt  ��������� "River, near Fort Smith. A rotary  "���������'drill will be employed in the operations, and a definite attempt will be  Enade to ascertain whether or not pot-  ���������'rsrsh exists in sufficient quantities to  ���������warrant' the beginning of a mining  f.ridustry. -The salt "measures will be  - Ibored through,'and-it is believed that  at a workable depth below them the  potash will be struck, as the geological formation' of the district is of  ���������Tche kind that is found in potash  belts.--  MBY'S. OWN TABLET;  IN EXCELLENT REMEDY  When the baby is ill���������when he is  constipated, has indigestion; colds,  F.implc fevers or any other- of the  ���������many minor ills of little ones���������the  mother will find Baby's Own Tablets  Rn excellent remedy. They regulate  the stomach ancl bowels"thus banishing the cause of most of the ills of  childhoods Concerning them Mrs.  Paul ."Dinette, Chcneville, Que.,  writes:���������"I can recommend Baby's  Own Tablets to,all mothers as I have  used them for my little one for con-  atipation and', diarrhoea -and have  jTourid them an excellent remedy."  The Tablets -arc' sold by medicine  dealers or-by mail at 25 cents a box,  from:The .Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.  prock'villc, Ont.  No Place for Spectators  There is a comparison which every  man can make for himself. If he  thinks that a hard tiring is bejng,asked of him when he is required to  transfer from work which does not  help the nation in the war to work  which-is essential for the attainment  of victory, he should in all candor  . ut to himself the case of the soldiers  n the trenches or the sailors on the  aeas, who arc not only facing discomforts aud privations as their daily  portion, but risking-life and limb for  the security and protection of our  country and empire. There is, as  (the Secretary for Scotland said, no  ���������room for spectators in this drama. If  a man cannot fight for his country,  Sae can, and must, work for it in  ij-ome other capacity.���������The Scots  {nan.     > -  Mean  "I had my head read yesterday by  a phrenologist.":  \'Thc fellow must be fond of light  reading."  Manitoba's Wool Clip  H.L. Arkcll, of the livestock  branch of the Dominion department  of agriculture, and J.H.. Evans, deputy minister of agriculture, arranged  for the assembling of Manitoba's  1917 wool clip, which they "expect  will-amount to about 300,000 pounds.  The department of agriculture assembled 160,000 pounds of the 1916  crop, and prices averaging 32 cents  per pound were 'secured. The price  of the present year's crop is expected to increase t'o 38 or 40 cents a  pound.  According to Mr, Evans there are  now more than '100,000 sheep in the  province.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  t  Bringing Trouble  "That fellow certainly is a dub."  "For why?" _   .  "I'told him I bossed my wife, and  he went and told my wife."  ���������  Tells JusfWhat  They Did For Her  WELL KNOWN LADY MAKES A  STATEMENT REGARDING -  DODD'S KIDNEY  PILLS  See  AH  the Peace  Conferees Must  Regions  Devastated by  the Huns  Von Ilindenbtirg's devastation of  the country which he evacuates, is  partly military, partly political and  partly punitive.' If he could, he  would make it a spongy and unbroken glacis/ easily swept by his artillery. Nature forbids that, with her  hills and rivers; but he does the best  he can. Then he probably desires  to impress upon the French people  what their northern departments  will look like if they continue to  drive him back over them. He foolishly imagines that this may incline  them in some future day of depression to make peace. What il will do  will be lo harden their hearts when  it .comes to the imposition of peace  terms. The Allies should now make  it affixed rule that no diplomat can  be permitted to sit in any peace conference who has not seen the brutally devastated sections -of France  and Belgium���������of Poland and Serbia  ���������of "Rumania and Armenia.���������From  the' Montreal Star.  The use of Miller's Worm Powders  insures healthy children so far as the  ailments attributable to worms arc  concerned." .A high mortality among  children is traceable to worms. These  sap the strength of infants s'o that  they are .unable to maintain the battle for life'and succumb to weakness.-  This preparation gives ' promise of  health and keeps it.  Her Secret  Mrs. Andrews���������Has Mrs- Tomp-  kyns  any intellectual  life?  ' Mr. .Andrews���������Well," if she has she  conducts it surrcptiously, in the  absence of her husband���������Life.  A Cure for Fever and Ag-ue--���������Dis-  turbance of the stomach and liver  always precede attacks of fever and  ague, showing 'derangement- of the  digestive, organs and deterioration  in the quality of the blood. In these  ailments Parmelce's Vegetable Pills  have" been found most effective,  abating the feyer and subduing the  ague in a few days. There are many  who are subject to these distressing  disturbances and to these there is no  better preparation procurable as a  means of relief.  -War and Insanity  Statistics Show Marked Reduction in  . Madness Since Struggle Began  Probably the average man is under  the impression that war has a tendency to increase lunacy. It is indeed  generally considered that anything so*  destructive of life and propcrty-r-^so  appaling in its nature, would have an  exceedingly perturbing effect upon  the human mind and cause innumerable cascsof mental derangement.  Paradoxical, however, as it may  seem, war has just an opposite result-  According to the returns issued by  the various asylum authorities since  the war began, there has been a  marked reduction in insanity.  It might, of course, be suggested  that this is due to the fact of so  many men being drawn away from  the distracting competition of the industrial world into the army, where  life, if more precarious is more varied and interesting. This, no doubt,  is a contributory cause. But recent  returns show a reduction amongst  women as well as mc/i.  What, thcn,--are the general reasons adduced by the experts for this  satisfactory state of things? Well, in  times of peace they 'tell us that life  is dreary ancl monotonous, and,'in order lo-vary their existence, people  resort to forms of amusements  which, instead of affording them  genuine .recrqation . or 'gratification,  only,-producc Ta'rrguidncss and ennui.  When, however, a great war breaks  out, it dispels the monotony of our  lives, and gives us serious and practical things to consider. Hence, in  stead of causing intellectual brca^  down, it rather generates new intel  lectual energies.  Minard's Liniment for  Sale  i     where.  Every  Willie Wants  to Know  "Pa."  "Yes, my son."  "Is the trough of the sea what the  ocean greyhounds drink out of?"  PERSONALS.  She Had Numerous Troubles, All of  Which "Came From Diseased Kid-  tneys and Found a Cure in Dodd's  Kidney Pills. '..J  - Ayrc's Cliff,���������Que-, (Special)--���������Mrs.  W. Coules Macdona, of The Farm,  a member of" one of the oldest families living in- this neighborhood has  consented to give the public the benefit of her experience with Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  ���������"My trouble started from overwork," Mrs. Macdona states, "and I  suffered for two years. I was treated by a doctor, but the results were  not satisfactory. My joints, were  stiff, I had cramps in my muscles, my.  sleep was broken and unrefreshing  and I was heavy and sleepy after  meals. 1 had bad .headaches, /my.  appetite was fitful and I was always  tired and nervous.. I was depressed  and low-spirited, I had a bitter taste  in my mouth in the mornings and I  was often dizzy.  "I perspired with the least exertion  and. I often had sharp pressure / or  pain on the top of the head. Then  rheumatism was added to my troubles. I have taken just two*iboxes of  Dodd1^ Kidney Pills and they have  done inc good, not only in one way,  but in many.-Even my rheumatism  is much better."  Mrs. Macdona's symptom's all  showed that her kidneys were wrong.  If you have similar symptoms try  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  -Indisputable. Authority  The  3'Oting husband laid down his  piece of cake and regarded his wife  across the table.  "Dearie," he began, diplomatically,  "I-suggest that there is something-  wrong with this cake. It really doesn't taste'very good."    .    -  "That's your imagination,"'said the  wife, with a triumphant smile. "I  made it exactly as set forth in' the  cookbook, and the cookbook: says  it's delicious." -��������� ,  Catarrh Cannot be Cured  with LOCAL -APPLICATIONS, aj UieV  _annot reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh  (a a local disease, greatly influenced by con-:  ;������titutional conditions, and in order to cure it'  you must take an internal remedy. Hall's  Catarrh Cure is taken . inrcfnally and acts  through the blood on the mucous surfaces!  -������f. the system. Hall's Catarrh Cure was prescribed by one of the best physicratr's in this]  ���������country for years. It is composed of some.  pi the best tonics known, combined with]  |Jorne of the best blood purifiers. The per j  feet .combination of the ingredients in Hall's  Catarrh Cure is what produces such wonder-'  Tul results in catarrhal conditions. Send for,  testimonials,  free.  F.-'J.   CHENEY  &  CO.,   Props.,  Toledo,  O,  ������������������All  Druggists,  75c.  Hall's  Family  Pills  for  constipation.  W.      N,      U.     1155  Luxurious Billy Sunday  Reyivalism is Now Organized on a  Business Basis  Finding a suitable place for Billy  Sunday to live while he is saving  New York is bothering his Entertain,  v-.rcnt Committee. It was a simple,  enough matter to build a mammoth*  tabernacle for him in Harlem, but if  the committee assumed that a Harlem flat would suffice for his accommodation it reckoned without a "proper appreciation of the requirements  of modern revivalism. The cvanglist  insists on at least a house of fifteen  rooms and four baths.  The needs and the ideals of religious leadership have changed since  the primitive days of _ Christianity,  and besides, "they didn't know  cverythin' do*,>n in Judcc." Revivalism has been developed and organized and is now on a business basis,  and an evangelist who carries secretaries, assistants, a housekeeper, and  a masseur with him obviously needs  accommodation to fit.  If the salvation of New York depends on obtaining a house for Billy  Sunday, by all means let it be found.  Is a Fifth- avenue mansion too remote. If the mammon of unrighteousness Is to be made to hit the trail,  that might prove the best place of  all.���������From the New York World.  Double Barreled Revenge  ���������*, -Wilkinson was near the exploding  point when his neighbor met him in  the street  "That man Potter," he burst out,  "has mo"re^c"heck than anfybody I ever  met." :  "Why, what has he done?" asked  the neighbor.  "He came over to my house last  night and borrowed a gun to kill a  dog that, kept him awake at night."  "Well, what of that?"  "What of that?" shouted Wilkinson-   "It was my dog!"  Nothing In It  She���������Do you believe in phrenology?  He���������No- As an experiment I once  went and had my head read, and I  found there was nothing in it.  A Prominent Ontario Woman  Speaks.  Wellsnd, Onfc.���������"I am glad I heard  about Dr. Pierce's remedies. When I  was tired-out and  worn-out I used  'Golden Medical  Discovery' and  'Favorite Prescription.' It ia true  that they are grand  ���������remedies, and I  found that they  built, me __ up and  made me feel like a  new person. I believe I used seven  bottles in all. I  have recommended Dr.. Pierce'- jemedies  to several of my acquaintances.  "I have one of the Common Sense  Medical Advisers and think very highly  of it."���������Mrs. Mat C^ake, 117 State  St., Welland, Onfc.    _.,  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery is a tonic and builder that brings  new activity to the liver,' stomach and  bowels in a short time, thus causing  sallowness, indigestion and constipation  to disappear..  Good blood means good health; good  health means strong men and women,  full of vigor and ambition, with minds  alert and museles ever wiping. Any  medicine dealer will supply you with  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  in either liquid or tablet form. Send  to Dr. Pierce, Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo,  N. Y,, for free medical advice.  Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical  Adviser���������a great doctor book���������of 1008  pages, cloth hound���������answers many important questions. Copy will bo sent,  customs prepaid, for 60 cents (or stamps)  to pay Wrapping and mailing chaiges.  .Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets regulate  and invigorate stomach, liver and bowels.  Sugar-coated and easy to take aa candy.  Wholesale Coupling  There is a clergyman in an  Ohio  city .who is very proud' -of his record  as   a  marrying   parson.  "Why, sir," said he to a Cincinnati  man, who was visiting him, "I marry  about fifty couples a week, right here  in this parsonage."'  "Parsonage?" returned the Cincinnati man, "I should call it the Union  depot."  For the Price of One!  Both- sides of EDDY'S  Twin Beaver Washboards  can be used���������giving double  service for the price of one.  Made of INDURATED  FIBREWARE (which is  really pulp hardened and  baked by a special process)  it cannot splinter or-,fall  apart. Woi.'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 DEA-LER.  The E.B.- Eddy Company  Limited "'.'//'  HULL    .-''��������� -     CANADA  -Many Nationalists Here/  It is interesting, as showing the.  cosmopolitan character of the immigration which Western Canada'- is  how receiving, to notice that out of  the officials of the Unrtcd Fatmers  of Alberta, a co-operative organization, the president, first vice-president, fourth vice-president, honorary  president and two of the '^directors  are American, the third vice-president, the secretary-treasurer and four  of the directors arc English, the second vice-president and two of the  directors are Canadian and another  director Danish.        -'"  Soft corns are difficult to cradicatt  but .Hpljoway's Corn Cure will draw  them out painlessly.  For every dollar a woman spend*  on her dress she gets about 90 cents'  worth of show and 10 cents' worth  of comfort*  An engaged couple    look    at each.  other's faults with their eyes  closed,  after marriage they use a magnifying  glass.  has never been offered as "just as good" as some  more famous brand; for Sixty Years it has itself  been that more famous brand���������and deservedly.  "Let Redpath Sweeten it  ts  a  /  io,2o,n50andioo������ib!Bag������; Made in one gprade only���������the highest! ^^^^Slr^^s^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^.  V  THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.  "The Big Store"  General  Merchants  KEREMEOS, B. C.  Be'Ntekei Plate  BarD6T_SH0D  SATISFACTORY, SflNITflRy  TONSORIfU SERVICE  Thjs shop it equipped with  Baths and all the latest  Electrical  Appliances.  W.T.BUTLER, -Prop.  Cbe Ibedley  Subscriptions In Advance  Per Year ������2.00  "   (United States)  2.50  Advertising Rates  Measurement, VI lines to'the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, $1.1*5 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 pet-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 Improvement-* SI 0.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice, $2.50 for each additional  claim.)  Jas. W. Gbieb, Publisher.  Consfcition   was   to   make   the  Senate a l^resentative  body.  If so, their good intentions have  after fifty yours  arrived   right  in  tho stoke hole.    Instead  of  a well-balanced legislative body  in which all industrial and professional   interests   are   repre-*  represented,    we    find   a   lopsided    aggregation    of    party-  heelers, professional  men, lumbermen and wealthy  manufacturers.   Farmers, mining men,  small business men  and Working men are practically unrepresented   in  tho Senate.     The  member.*- aro appointed as a reward   for services  rondered to  a political party or on account  of their ability to contribute to  campaign funds.    The duties of  of senator should  be _as much  judicial as legislative. We mean  that their votes should always  be   impartial    after   weighing  carefully tlio effects of legislation on   the varied industries  which they are expected to protect,  ancl which  should  all be  represented  in   order  that the  Questions could   be   fully   discussed  ancl intelligent   conclusions arrived at.    As  now constituted tho Senate is partizan,  Conservative and Liberal, with  its government lender and  its  opposition leader.   As a consequence the deliberations of the  Senate  are along  party lines,  excepting, possibly,   were   personal  interests  of senators are  concerned.    So  the  Senate   of  Canada   may   bo  considered a  failure in so far as  having fulfilled  any of the functions intended by its creators.  that' official   knowledge,  returned   on    tho   next  War is ���������.  They  train.  Registered at the hotels: Mr.  and' Mrs. F. A. C. Wright, Mr.  and Mrs. R. F. Theed, Rev. H.  A. SoJly and sons, Summerland;  Chas. 'Ekhoff, Phoenix; Miss  Ida Tomkins, Miss Ida R. IJar-  dinge, H. Currie, II. B. Armstrong, Armstrong; J. D. Bur-  rough, Duncan Wood, Penticton; T. J. Lake, Grand Forks;  Miss Richardson, C. J. Shannon,  L. II. Mood.-,7 W. Longfellow. J.  O. Jones, Win. McGibbon, Van-  couver; Thos. G. Wanlcs.*-*, Penticton; O. J. Knight, Mrs. J. A.  McLeod, Mis. Swanson, H. T.  Rainbow, Donald A. Budge,  Hans Hill, R. M: Mansfield,  Princeton; Ben Geary, Keremeos; John San so m, Harry II.  Cameron, Wm. McRitho Vancouver; C. IL Hanson, Ray. C.  French.  fletiieu Tn  i  ING  lltuw-wiw-iiinnnKi'ii ayioqrm. jj������vri1LvtT  Nothing   startling  Hedley, -B. C. .Tune 7, 1917.  "He who does me once, shame on him;  He who does me twice, shame on me."���������  THIS AND THAT.  It is :.pro ha ble .tha t Russia  will no longer be considered a  first-class power. The people  have liberty without being sufficiently advanced intellectually  to take advantage of it. It is  possible that a Napoleon may  be found to guide the people past the danger point in  their blind groping for representative government and liberty; if not, anarchy and the  dismemberment of the empire.  If the war continues  much  longer, people will  be estimating their neighbors in powder  fodder values. Even the young,  able-bodied   parsons    are   not  exempt from a war-value appraisement.    Last week  there  was a he  hair-dresser   in���������the  district.   When looking at his  splendid physique one could not  help thinking how  much more  useful he would be to humanity  fighting for world  liberty than  in   fitting "rats" to   the female  head.  There was a time when the  the people of  this  province almost believed that the practice  of appointing members of the  legislature     on     commissions  would be abolished.    Evidently  that stage in  our political evolution has not yet arrived.    We  were told that were the government   of   the province   in the  hands of economical and patriotic men the revenues would be  devoted to public improvements  and developing natural  resources; we have not yet attained  that degree of patriotism.   It  is possible  that Mr.  Brewster  believed ho could carry out his  pre-election promises.  It is possible that tho intention of those who had in charge  the   framing of the Canadian  Another provincial commission  has  been .started   on   its  long journey at $20 a day and  expenses.     This   time   it   is    a  booze commission,  on  its  way  to England to ascertain whether  a wind-jamming  slacker from  Winnipeg   or   officers   on   the  fighting    line   told   the   truth  about the soldiers' vote on prohibition.   One would think that  the first care of the government  would  be to avoid gratuitous  insult to the men  at tlie front  by appointing a  commission to  investigate  their  honor on the  word  of aa adventurer.    Prohibition, we regret to say, was  defeated, but it is  not going to  help  a lost^ cause for the"temperance people to  endeavor to  nullify by dishonor-ablejmethods  the  verdict   of  a  majority of  those voting.   Tlie  temperance  people  entered  into an agreement with the Bowser govern-  to settle the question by plebiscite.    If   the, majority  of   the  electors voted in favor of it the  Prohibition Act would  go into  effect July 1; if the majority  was    against   prohibition,   the  question   would  not  come   up  again   for * four years.    Every  one   supposed   the   agreement  would  be  binding on both parties.      The   soldiers    voted   on  women's suffrage and for members of the legislature.   No one  questioned  the vote   iu either  case.   It remained for the temperance loaders, composed principally of ministers of the  gospel who should not  be deficient  in charity, to accuse the soldiers  of wrong doing.   A commission  has gone to the Old   Country���������  a commission composed of politicians���������to  investigate ancl inquire into  and pass judgment  on the honor of the  men who  have made the great sacrifice or  are still fighting for our liberty.  The   outrageous   impertinence  of even the  suggestion of such  a   com mission   is   too    utterly  brutal  and   uncouth   to be conceived  by  any  but  persons of  the lowest intelligence.  _ occurred  during the week on any of the  battle fronts. On" the Western  front the French and British  have made slight gains. The  Italians also are pushing the  enemy back and have made considerable gains in a difficult  country'. For the present tho  Russians might just as well  be eliminated from the equation. They are a mob that  haven't oven reached tho stage  of intelligence of the B. G. Socialist orator, which is about as  crude a conception of government as could-possible emanate  from the human mouth, leaving out of consideration any  possibility of mental connection,  Common Sense.  No more  amazing-  thins  has  amazing  k...^  happened in the  war than that  all bnt unanimous  adoption by  the  United States Congress of  the   principle   and  practioe  of  military conscription. Conscription was believed to be a thing  belonging    to   militaristic   Europe.    It was an old-world conception.   In  the  new world of  light  and  liborty it could have  no    part.      William    Jennings  Bryan   told  his  fellow citizens  that at the threat of war a million men would spring instantly  to   arms.     But   Congress   saw  that Bryan -was not a prophet  to be relied upon, for volunteers  throughout America numbered  but a  few  thousand in several  weeks.���������London Free Press,  NEEDS  Poultry netting, 2, 3, 4, 5-and 6-ft; widths,  50-yard rolls, $5.50, $6.50, $7.50, ^.SORoli. -  Wire cloth for windows and doors, 30-in.  30c. yard; 36-inch. 35c. a yard: ,   r  , Garden hose, 50-fobt lengths with fittings,'  $8, $8.50, $9.50 and $11:' " .'-" "'  -    Pipe and Hose fittings, all kinds and sizes  Hoes 90c, Rakes $1.15, Hay Forks $i;25,  Manure Forks $2, Spud Forks $1.75, Garden Trowels 25c.,-' Weeders 20c, Shovels,- 7  Picks, Mattocks, Wheelbarrows. -  idley Trading 6o. Ltd.  THE CANDY SHOP  NEILSON'Sj_the Chocolates that are different.5  In Bulk and Boxes.  NELSON'S   LUXURY   TOFEE,   a   delicious-  confection.    This is worth trying.  Ice Cream, Sodas, Cones, Buttermilk.  T. HL ROTHERHAM  For Rent���������House on Hospital hill, lately occupied by Geo.  Stevens. Apply W. J. Cormack,  Bank of B.N. A.  Germany may consent to  peace without victory since her  victory without peace seems  somewhat unsatisfactory.���������Ex.  Attorney-'General Farris was  returned by acclamation in the  by-election for Vancouver.  HEDLEV GAZETTE  JOB DEPARTMENT  NEED  PAINTING  PflPER-ftflNGING  KflLSOMINING  TERAtS MODERATE  WHEN YOU ARE IN  Letterheads    -  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets    '  Ball Programs  Posters  TRY US =- WE GIVE  OF ���������_  Dodgers, Dates *  Circulars  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Fare  Memo Heads  Butter Wrappers  Visiting Cards  SATISFACTION  -   \:  Tim  Griffin and  Steve Man-  gott started a few days ago for  Tonaskit, Wash., to take a lease  and bond on a property.    They  had crossed the line  hundreds  of times before Avithout  difficulty, but Uncle Sam was then  at peace with all the world and  telling how  he could do it if he  had to.   Now Samuel is at war  and doing  things without saying very much.   Tim and Steve  failed   to   provide   themselves  with that very necessary  slip  of paper from an immigration  officer, therefore were  not citizens   of   any   country.     Yes,  they wore known  by  half the  people  in  Oroville,  but   Uncle  Samuel's officers didn't consider  DnLY AVE.   -   -   fiEDLEY, B.C.  TtmnmYsm^n^^  DR,  T. F.~ ROBINSON  Dentist.  Office with Dr. Lewis, Oroville, Wash.  L. O. L.  The Regular    meetings of  Hedley Lodge 1714 are ncld on  ��������� tlio  flrst.and third Monday in  evory month in the Orange Hall  Ladies meet 2nd and 1 Tucrdays  Visiting brethern are cordially invited  W. LONSDALE, W. M.  H. F. JONES, Sec't.  WATKR- N'OTK'K .     ;  '       (STORACfl-:.)  T.wci-: Xotig-k that Tho Daly Reduction Co.,  Ltd., .whoso address is Hedley, li. OV, Canada,  will apply for a Heeiicc for the storage of oil  cubic feet nor second of water out of Suiiiniers  Crook.'which flows south and drains into One  Mile Creek and Siniilkaineen River, about one  mile below Prinooton, B. (J. The storage dam  will bo locutad at the natural outlet of MIsac-  aula Lake. The capacity of tlio reservoir lo be  created is about -lnOO aero feet, and it- will (lood  no additional land. Tlio water will bo diverted  from tho stream at a point about otic-half lui'e  from Hedlly, II. C, and will be used for power  purposes upon tho land described asHcdloy  Townsito and area within 20-mile radius. Tlio  licence applied for .is to supplement "a right  to take and use water as per,licence  number  Plate  .'1185, This notice was posted on the ground on  tlie iiUth day of April, 1SJ17. A copy of this  notice and an application pursuant thereto and  to I lie "Water Act, 1(114." will bo lllcd in tho  olllce of the Water Recorder at Princeton. H.  C. Objections to tho application may be lllcd  with the said Water Recorder or with the  Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament  liuildings, Victoria, H.C, within thirty days  after the first appearance of this notice in'a  local newspaper.. The potition for-the approval  of the undertaking will be hold in the office of  the Hoard at a date to be fixed by tho Comptroller or tho Water Rooorder of th a District.  The territory -within which the powers in rot  spect of this undertaking arc to be cxercisod is  described asHedloy Townsite and area within  a nidius of 20 miles. Tlio date of tho llrst pub-  Iication of this notico is May 4th, 1917.  Tur; Dai,y RKDTCTroN Co., Ltd.  Applicant.  Hy Gonicr P. Jones, v\gcnt.  Synopsis of Coal Alining Replatfoi, i  QOAL mining  rights  of  the  Dominion,   i  m . ,."Tmt?,l"'' Saskatchewan  and  Albert,  the  Yukon   lerntory,  tho North-wost  Ter:  tones und in a portion of tlio Provinco of 11.  tisli Columbia, may bo leased for a term  .  '  twenty-one years at an annual rental of 81:   ,'  acre.   iNotmore than 2.560 acros wi   bo loas   t  to ono applicant.   , *���������" ��������� '*������������������**'  Application for a lease nmst.bo rnudo by tho  applicant in person to the Agent or Siib-Aeo-if-  lu^ftaittS. '-A-1"** aP**lie*J '   -*  In surveyed'territory the land must bo uW-  oribocl. by sections, or legal sub-divisions off  sections, and in unsurvoyed territory thu tr-������' r  himself/0"1"111 b0������-*k*--*-*-"t.     Hl-Jupplto, [  f,'������"!if ���������V-PPi1-.0**' '*--.',.n'u'sfc -*9 ���������wcompanied by  -Vm.iLfV''1'**-11 wlli b<3 'Funded if the i^fi*  uPii���������  c\f("' "i1:0 ������������t available, but no*; otnV-i-"  Vf������-   A royalty shall be paid on the moroha*.  ablowtpue of th0 mil)0 at, the wXo Zffitfto*^  t.'ete^'s^f M*ffi������  , 8  ing rights aro nat.boin,  id at least onco a vwir  elude tho con,* wfiiirafi  , ~   igi  should be furnished  1 ho leasq will in "  operator! su  cq**.l Hlill������  i-e'jur-Jt*'  No. 15662  Modern Woodmen  of America  Meets in Fmtei-ui.ly. Hull the Thii*<  Thursday in each month at 8 p. in.  A.   ���������.. ABB'"V. 0.:    J. Smith, Clerk.  A. F. & A. M.  i- or  made  ro2  RKGULAR monthly meetings of  Hedley Lodge No. 13, A, F. & A. M.,  aro hold on tho second Friday in  oacli month in Fraternity hall, Hodloy. Visiting  brethren aro cordially invited toattond.  Q. H. SPROULE,  W. M  S. E.  full  iiifpniiution'iinplicfttiou hi-civ-ld '���������������,  Agent of Dominiou Lands.      "*/���������''--***'*���������-"* ������" '������������������  fcisomei  HAMILTON  Secretary  -XV, Cory.  n   i. ''-"P'-ty Minister of tholutorf'-.  .B.-Uiiaiitliori-ied publication of this/idv  ment will not. bo paid for. 17 fi,,,    ���������"���������'���������'  Support the H,Qm Pape;/

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