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 < J  J3^W  Tr t n T O Tt T A  Volume XIIT.      Number 15.  MEDLEY,  13.  THURSDAY, MA\  JflS. GLflRKE  Watchmaker  HEDLE'V. B.C.  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  $2.00,"In Advance-  Travel by Autocall up Phone No. 12 :  . If A good stock of Horses and Rigs on  - Hand.    II Orders for Teaming  promptly attended to.  WOOD    POR-SALBI  ;\;~-*~'**������ft&v.  K������M#f^r-;^'..  <7 r ?-?t&i^'?-$%f<  S* ^-���������*  -/    PfllflCfc  Livery, Feed .& Sale Stables'    HEDLEY   B. C.  6. J.   INNIS       ' Piopneto.  ,7     Phono 12,  N. Tuojir-s n ,     phone skvmouh Sir*  MGR. AVEST10KN CANADA  Gammell Laird & Coi Ltd.  ' 'Steel Manufacturers ?  Sheffield, Eng.        -,���������    ; -  Offices and -Warehouse, 847-to Deatty Street  Vancouver, B. C.   - --  ���������vc  R.  F>.  BROWN  British Columbia Land Surveyor  Tel. No. 27 P. O. Dkaavuu 160  PENTICTON,  B. C  ;. P. Wr GREGORY  CIVIL  ENGINEER and BRITISH  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star Building       -       Princeton  WALTER  CLAYTON C.   K.   HASKIXR  CLAYTON & HflSKINS  - ",, Barristers," Solicitors, Rib.  >   MONEY TO LOAK       ,  PENTICTON,       '-.   ,  B.C.   <  Ou������xsiy\  DR. J. L. MASTERS  -    -    DENTIST.  OFFICE IN COVERT BLOCK.  Oroville,  Wash.  KEREMEOS ITEMS.  *,Mi's. Forbes of--Hedley vfsj#d  with her sister, Mrs. D.'.jVlnnis,  last week.  Mrs. McCauluy and "family  arrived on Tuesday. beini>- called  here by the .illness of Mr. Mc-  Oauloy.  Mr. Horace Clarke of Y.-in-  eonvcr visited a few days here  la-t week wilh   his brother, Mr.  Mr. 11. C. Clarke received a  wire on Friday1- night from  Ivamloops that he" had been accepted for ihe Forestry battalion ' and Ivjfr-  train.  TOWN AND DISTRICT  i  S. L. Tanbe. (ho optician, was  in town today.  Geo. N. Cnrtrell of Summer-'  land was a visitor in town the  past week.  L. S. nnd Mrs. Morrison loft  yesterday morning on a visit to  the coast.  This week H. F. Jones and  W. Lonsdale purchased a new  I'ord machine.  U. T. Rainbow loft Ins I, week  for Princeton. Ho will probably move to the Slocan.t  District Jioad Foreman Fraser left forTulameen this morning on a tour of inspection/  -T.J. Griffin left Monday for  OroviJle where he intends to  take a lease on a property.    ���������  Dave aud Mrs. Henderson  left yesterday morning-for tho  coast where they intend to  make their home. -  Kelly Jackson of the Nickel  Plate loft Friday last for the  U. S. to see if Uncle Sam need.-,  him in the world mix-up.  Dave Curry, avIio has been in  the hospital for *a couple of  weeks is recovering from a  severe attack of rheumatism.*  Pi. M. Mansfield,  manager of  the   Bank    of    Montreal,   and  Hugh    Hunter,   gold   coinmis  sioncr. Princeton, wore in town  Friday last.  It is reported that a bond has  been taken on the Reardon  group of claims north-cast of  the Nickel Plate and aboubseven  miles from town.  Scrgt.  Thomas Knowles who  'eft   here  as  a private   in   the  ������ieb.  In France from wounds,  Wednesday. April  28th, 1917."  ������L' &lh   %l0bCVX#V%X  '   Aged 24 years.  Those that with fame eternal  their own dear land endowed.  Took on them as a mantle the   .  shade of death's dark cloud,  Yet dying thus they died not, -  on whom is glory shed  "  By virtue which'exalts them  above all other dead.  ���������Sir J. Rennel Rodd.  Mr. Roberts of the Canadian  Hank of Commerce arrived here  from Kelowna on Tuesday to  relioA-o Mr. Kerr, who will leave  on the 15th of May for Victoria  to enlist in the Medical corps  for oversea*-;.  on ^londays^,, ]-���������,-;--- m ^  j land taking an officer's course.  He is the third one of the Hedley boys to win a commission.  Pie was born in Scotland.  The first draw was' completed  last week, and the second draw  is being played this week. Fol-  loAving are the results and  handicaps in first draw:  Mrs.  llothei hum (10)1 r,  C. A. Brown (G)jBl'own  AV. ,1  Conn'ack \  (G)) ,r  P. Mniv.iy" (8criilch)/Mumiy  ���������It. D. Barnes       (0)"1 ���������   -  .lamp-* Oluike      (6)j Bnvncs  S. Jti. Hamilton   (ofL-,  ,.  L. C. Rolls        - (0)J.Ro,,s  Miss Jackson     (12)1 ,r.  G. H. Sproule     (0)/Ml  B. W. Kncnvlos (It))"! ... ,., i-  .7. H. W.-ijriu'i-     (0) [ W������g������or (6) J  The committee wish the play  in the second draw to be completed by Monday, May 7th.  Grand  Union  Hotel  MEDLEY,  British Columbia  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  Rates���������$1.50 a Day and Up  First-Class Accommodation.  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  S A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor  MS������W������MW������W*������W*������*5������W*������5l*W?������������S������������i!  G.JJ. Clarke.  Mr. F. B. Gibson's pony farm  has a new animal. Tt is about  a week old and is the size of a  puppy dog.  Mr. "Wm. Daly passed through  town on Tuesday AA'ith a drove  of cattle for the summer range  up country.  Mr. Sinclair of Cawston l"as  purchased a-new car from F.  Howse of Princeton. It is a  McLauchlau.  Mr-.. On-er of Caw-Ion and  Miss Flo Daly were guests "over  the weekend of the Misses Gibson, Riverside Lodge.  Mrs. M. 'Chamberlain of Similkameen left i,n Friday's train  for the coast where s\u  visit with friends for some  Three carloads of.l.led ley it cs  attended tlie convert hero on  Friday night and Avere all aoiv  much pleased wilh the 'performance.  W.   Knowles J eft 1   last-week  for  Vancouver,   where  lie av.-is  operated,   on    for   appendicitis  Monday'last.    A   telegram   re-  Wo roRi el lo state that a w ire ' eeivcel hy his   mother savs that  AVI I  inie  parsed through here on Monday to Miss Violet Ivirbv at Edmonton, daughter of Mrs. A. \<\  Kii'by of this place, conveying  news of the death in France (Jf  Captain McPhee, C.E., to Avhom  Miss Kirby A\'as engaged.  The concert given here on  Friday night in the town hall  by the boy scout- was a decided  succe.-s and too much praise  cannot be givou to Messrs. Stanton and Kerr as ho worked so  hard Avith tlie boy.-. The boys  did exceedingly .well, some of  them being wry -small and one  wonders how they can remember so much. The sum of $73.40  \va's taken in, which will be divided between the Pelgium Relief and Canadian Patriotic  funds. The scouts at the close  served   delicious    refreshments.  On .Saturday night   the fanners of I lie N-'iIley met at the hall 1  he came through the operation  all right and recovery will be  rapid.  The mail service I o J led lev is  getting wor.-e both   ways.   'No  attempH- being made  at close  connections.    Mail leaving here  for the  coast   over   the G. N. is  held at Princeton   for 20 hours  or   at   Oroville  for   12   hours  Mail "from the coast often lakes  live  or six   days.    Neither the  tuft hunters at   Ottawa nor the  bunch   of   he   <>!d ui.iid- ���������>��������� Victoria   ajiptv r   in be able or w il-  ling to do any thing1 but gobble.  ami  k'crc-  ; All'kinds of frosh and  cured meats always on  band.'." Fresh Fish on  sale   every   Thursday.  ���������%#  R. J. EDMOND, Prop.  ���������m���������ww���������iwww-u-i���������������������������������������������������i���������tmm^rmmni <iy^  U     '    ' I. Mill     IHIPI II WWMWWiMlwt.MliV'  GREAT -- NORTHERN ������������������"-.HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar and Tuble tho Best... Rates Mo-Jerute  Plrst Class Accommodation    '  " jqriis Jackson,'Proprietor."  Mrs. McCufliearri-.-ed ii  moos on NV.eehiesfl*i\- from Vic  toria to visit wilii her nioiiiur.  Mr. McGullie left a short time  ago for overseas.  Mrs. T. Daly and Miss F.  Daly returned home from Oko-  nogan, Wash., last Friday after  a delightful visit, with Afrs.  Lindsay, Mrs. Daly's motheiv  Mrs. Prescott and family and  Mrs. Hutchings left .on .'Tuesday's train for Chillivvack Avliere  they Avill reside for ibo future.  Mr. Prescott Avill leave at the  end of June when his school  closes.   .7 ^  A wire was received here this  week that the 1 umber for tho  new. cannery was being shipped  and that 'building would'Start  as soon as the lumber arrived  here, it Avill bo built near the  quarantine station so as to bo  handy, to.the railroad   for ship-  i-M'1*?:'  formed a Farmers' Institute lo be called the Siniilka-  uieen Farmers' Institute. There  were aboul thirty charter mem-  iiers with tlie prospect of about  j twenty more to be added. Af-  1 ter the institute business, was  j disposed of. tin; train service  i was taken up. After some  I strong talk in connection with  ;.G. I\r. train service, a committee  : was formed to draw up a pro-  ! test to be forwarded t'o the rail-  ! way commission,.and they arc  i busy getting signatures, which  i is not much trouble, as peoplo  j are coming around looking for  a chance to put their names  down.  Those who Avish to got on tho  voters'lists should 1 agister by  the 7th. V. II. French is a local  commissioner. Married women  whose husbands are British  subjects are entitled to register.  About 5000 tons   of  ice   have'  been put   up   by   the C. P. R, at  Okanagan  ^Tuesday   last    Mr.    and    Mrs  Wm. Robertson received a "telegram   stating   that   their   onlv  son, Pte. H. \V.  Robertson,   bad  died   in   hospital   in    Prance on  the   28th    April    from   wounds  at Mods.  He had been wounded  three   times    before. * and    had  boon   recommended   for   lite I).  CM. by the ..commanding   olli-  cer   of   his  regiment, but never  received the medal.     I lis family  ha>-e the sympathy of the coni-  niunity in their bereavement.  On the hotel registers : A.  McDonald, and .John Lodge.  Ca/np Lodge: S. G. McClelland.  ���������J. 11 DeLong, .J. R. Conway.  Vancouver: Geo. P>rady. M.  Brown. Victoria; Thos. G. Wan-  less, Penticton; Mrs. E. V. Morel,  Marblehead, B. C; Geo. N. Gar  trelll. Summeiland ; Mr. and  Mrs. Rescorl and sou, Bert Pact,  James Miller, G. E. Cole, F.  Crawford, Mat Kennedy, IV.  Sorish, N, Fadisch, Princeton:  Charley Moran, Phoenix; Frank  E. Johnson, Salt Lake; J as Mil  lor, Merritt; J. McLean, (J.  Barcil, Mr. and Mrs. RoAvnsley,  Win. T. Grieves, E. Roopo. J. P.  Fine, N. P. mine.  The Merrill Cup,      y  The  annual  competition   for  the   I.   L,   Merrill   cup   is.bo.iug  Big Pump Works Well.  For  the  past   week  tho big  pump installed on  the Similka-  mecfi4 river "by*the"Canada* Copper Corporation to raise water  to copper  mountain   has  been  working successfully. The pump  i- driven by a  large   motor and  the    pipe    is   lifted   1700"   feet  through a pipo   line 0000 feet in  length     The water   is raised at  the   rate   of .">,000   gal Ion <*   per  hour to two 20,000-gallon tanks.  On the hill the  water has 150  lbs. pressure, and at the foot of  the hill 7o0 pounds pressure per  square inch.    The water is used  to supply the 05 ton experimental mill just being put in opera-  tion:-.tlie mine, and for domestic  purposes.    The  pump  is of the  Gould Triplex type and the pipe  line is composod of -1-inch high-  pressure hydraulic pipe.  General manager Lachmund  and F. S. Norcross, mine superintendent, are expected home  fiom the ea-i any day now.  They.;haye-..been iitteuding the  annual 'meeting of tlie company  in Noav York. The plans affect-  ini>- operations at Copper nioun-  known  until  -Similkameen  tain   Avill   not   be  they arrive hert  Star.  Why should not a professional  man advertise if he wants to'?  asks the Victoria Colonist.  There is a lot of hum bug a bout  so-called professional ethics,  which constitute a sort of unwritten code devised by established practieioners to -make  the Avay hard for the feet of tho  beginner. The colonist says it-  has had many yeais' experience with human a Hairs, but  two things it never observed:  It has neA-er known a professional man to object to having  his name  mentioned in connec-  Landing  this spring. | played by the Hedley Golf club.  tion with a case, nor to protest  against its having been made  in such connection. But���������whisper it softly���������it has known professional men to be very wroth  because their names were not  so mentioned. Some day when  Ave are feeling just right, we are  going to print an account of a.  case in court and will simply  say that both sides wero represented by lawyers, or of an accident, aud say that a -physician  Avas sent for,.and next day enjoy seeing the heathen rage.  He   has   no   force  Avith   men  who has no faith in himself.  ill  0'  gsagHiWMWga^^^ffl^^  ttsassmtsassiummaHm  ��������� i tTHE     GAZETTE,     KEDLEY,     B.     ,0.  mkt*  Or Distemper in" iitallions, brood marcs, colts and nil others is  most destructive. The germ causing the disease must be removed from the body of Ihe animal. To prevent the trouble the same  must be done,  SPOHN'S COMPOUND  Will   do   both-��������� cure  the   sick  and   prevent  those,  "exposed"     from  having the disease.   Ail druggists.  SPOHN  MEDICAL CO.,  Chemists, Goshen, Ind., U.  S. A.  Highest prices paid  for Old Iron of All  Kinds, Lead, Bottles, Rags, Sacks, and Horsehair.   Write us for  full information.   Established 1894.   ,' -.--       ���������:'���������:.������������������  DOMINION METAL EXPORTING COMPANY  Phone St.  John 2788 Cor. Salter   &   Sutherland,    Winnipeg  Decrease in War  yccn. r.-arjgBEJ-  BOOK-OH  DOG DISEASES  And How to Feed  Mallod free  to any address  bj*  the Autlior-  H.aAY GLOVER CO., Ine".  Dag Remedies 1118 West 31st Street, New York  When buying your Pianc  Insist on'haying an  Otto Higel Piasio Action  .Safety First  ', A man'observed that in these days  of change and trying'to keep up Avith  Lizzie he had made it a rule never to  ask a man Iioav. his A\'ife was if he  hadn't kept track of the pair for a  couple of months. The rule AA'as the  result of his having* said to a.woman.  "I had a long talk with your husband  yesterday," 'and her reply. "Had  you indeed? He's a very interesting  man, as I remember him."���������Ladies'  Home Journal.  VETERINARY. COURSE AT ''.HOME*  Taucht in simplest English during,  iparc time. Diploma, grant ed.  Cost within reach of all. Satisfaction guaranteed. Have been teacln  Ine by correspondence twenty  years. Graduates assisted In many  ways. Every person .interested In  itock should take it. Write fo*  catalogue and full STDSTS?  particulars ��������� - ��������� ��������� S������ fc������ aU  ���������LomionVot.Corroopondoriofl  ��������� ��������� *. School  OepL 59   London, Oatariu, CaJb  MONEY ORDERS  Send  a Dominion  Express  Money  Order. They are payable everywhere.  Mining* Areas in B. C.  Some    Promising7 Properties    Being  Developed  Along the Line of  the Canadian. Northern     7  Railway  . Tlie following interesting letter has  been received by the Canadian .Northern'"'Railway- Company from Chu  Chua, British Columbia, regarding the  development of the minerai-bcaring  areas tributary to its 'main line,  through the North Thompson Valley: ���������  "1 here arc about I went a*" claims  staked near here; the iirst car oi" gold  ore taken from the surface of the  Wind Pass Claim had a gross value  of $1648, and there is another car  load ready for  shipment.  "As soon as the spring opens tip so  that we can build wagon.roads, there  will be large shipments during the  coming summer. At present the ore  is being taken down the mountain  side by hand sleds.' There is about  $50,000 worth of ore in sight on these  claims without very much development work.  "At the head Avaters of Boulder  and Canyon Creeks, there are large  'bodies'.of copper ore that carry gold  and silver values, and large deposits  of magnetite iron pre that carry some  gold values. ,cp���������     '  "At Blackpool  there  is  ore  both  cmg  lead  and  shipped that carries  silver."   .....'���������  "From the Fog Horn Group .at ihe  head of Boulder Creek there were  shipped 50 tons of Catena ore with  a gross value of $4,000. A further  shipment of this ore will be made this  Avinter.  "In addition to this .part of the  North Thompson Valley being a fine  farming and ranching country, it is-  destined to be one of the richest mineral-producing districts in Ii. C. AH  it needs is capital for d<:A*elopmc:it.  "How is a floating debt paid?"  "Il is liquidated, i suppose."  With soino Zani-Buic on hand In  case- of aecldenta? Wo all know  what serious results often follow  minor injuries.  When Zam-Buk Is applied to a  wound It immediately destroys all  harmful germs and extracts all  poisonous matter, and thus ro-  moA-es all danger from festering or  blood-poisoning. Zam-Bulc's soothing herbal extracts end the pain  and banish the sorenesg. Then tho  healing essences -in this famous  toalm grow new, healthy skin.  A box of Zam-Buk kept handy,  both In tho homo and at'work, will  cave much suffering and loss of  time and money. 50c box, 3 for  fl.25. All druggists and stores, or  JZam-Buk Co., Toronto. Send 1c.  ���������stamp for postage on free- trial box.  Mr. Merchant:���������  If you are not already using our  Counter Check or Sales Books Ave,  ..would respectfully solicit your., next)  order. Years of experience in the  manufacture of this line enable us to;  give you a book as nearly perfect as'  .it is possible to be made-in these difficult times. '.. ���������  ' '"7  All classes and grades of-paper are  now from" 100 to 400 per cent, high-j  er than they Avere tAvo years ago..  Carbon papers, waxes for coated;  books, labor, in fact everything fhat  goes into the cost of counter check:  or sales books arc,A'ery high in price.  .NotAvithstanding these facts, our  ���������modern, and well equipped plant for  this particular Avork enables. t us to  still keep our prices reasonably  'Ioaa'7 Before placing your next order  Avrite us for samples and prices, or  consult the  proprietor of this  paper.  We make a specialty of Carbon  Back or Coated Books, also* O.K.!  .Special Triplicate books_. On these,  and our regular duplicate-and triplicate separate Carbon Leaf Books, Ave  number among our customers the  largest and best commercial houses:  from coast to coast. No order is tooi  large or too small to be looked after  carefully.  We haA'e connections with the  ���������largest paper mill in Canada, ensuring an ample supply of the best grade  paper used in counter check books.  You are therefore assured of an exr  Ira grade of praper, prompt service  and shipments.  Waxed Papers and Sanitary  Wrappers  We also manufacture Waxed Bread  and Meat Wrappers, plain and print-'  ed; Confectionery Wrappers, Pure;  Food Waxed Paper Rolls for Home  Use, Fruit Wrappers, etc. '  Write for samples of our G. & B.!  Waxed Papers , used as- a Meat  Wrapper. It is both grease--and  moisture proof, and .the lowest priced article on the market for this  purpose.  Genuine    Vegetable    Parchment  fori  Butter Wrappers  We are large importers of this  particular brand of paper. Our prices'  on 8x11 size-in. 100M quantities and*  upwards, arc^A-cry low, v considering!  the present high price o"f this paper.-  We can supply any-quantity printed-  "Choice Dairy Butter" from stock.  Our machinery and equipment for  Waxing and sPrinling _ is the most  modern and complete in Canada and,  ensures you first-class goods and'  prompt sen-ice.  7VPPLEFORD  COUNTER CHECKBOOK COMPANY, LTD.  Hamilton, Canada.  Offices:   Toronto,   Montreal,     Winnipeg, Vancouver.'  Distasc used to be more destructive of armies' than one army Avas of  another. But medical science, Avith  good sanitary arrangements, has  changed all thai. Sir Allied Kcogh  last summer repoilcd tv/cnty-t\vo  cases of typhoid among the British  soldiers in France, and remarked that  in former days' Avith the same number  of men in the field, there Avould have  been at least 80,000 cases. The United States had 170,000 men on the  Mexican border from May 1 to October 16, and there Avere but twenty-  four typhoid cases and no deaths. In  the war.'Avith, .Spain, in an American  army of less than 150,000 men,, there  were 20,000 cases and 2,192 deaths.  TO STOP BAD COUGH  (Soothe   Dry,   Irritated   Throat  With   Parmint  Syrup,  , Says This Old-Fashioned  Cough Medicine Ia the Best  We Bre'told.that the old time remedies are  best and  invariably  contain  less  harmful  yet  Abetter medicine than those which are in uso  today. This being so, undoubtedly the following :ol(i���������fashioned, recipe which is quick  'acting will  be  welcomed  by  many  ������s    there'  ,6eems to bo a regular epidemic of coughs at  the present time." Secure from your druggist 1 ounce Parmint (double strength), take  this homo and add to it a quarter pint of  hot water and 4 ounces  of granulated sugar,  .stir until dissolved. Talce 1 tablespoonful  four  times   a; day.'    No   more   racking    your  !whole body with a cough. Clogged nostrils  should open, air passages of your head should  clear and your breathing become easy. Par-  mint syrup  is  pleasant  to  lake,  easy  to pre-  'nare and costs little. Every person, who  has a  stubborn  cough,  hard   cold  or  catarrh  :in  any  form  should  give  this   prescription  a  ;trial.  ������������������.  . ' "'.'  Any  druggist  can  supply  you,  or a  bottle  iAvill.be'Sent or receipt of 7Sc, postal note or  'money order. Address International, Laboratories. 74 St. Antonie St. Montreal, Canada.''     '.'.,���������  Saskatchewan's Rural Telephones  There arc 25,000 subscribers to ru  ral' telephones in the '-'���������province of  Saskatchewan. The total original  capital it'wested. in,, rural telephones is  now* $4,400,000, divided among 25  companies.     ���������  INSURANCE     LJFg��������� COMPANY  Is Issuing a New Policy Contract With Up-  __to-date Privileges  If you are buying Insurance,  nee our Policy first  HEAD   .OFFICE:   TORONTO  The Turks in Retreat  That  A Lesson  Has  in the    East  Borne Fruit  General Townsend started for Bag.  dad -with 20,000 men in 1915, and surrendered at Kut-cl-Amara with 9,000  on April 28, 1916, the rest of his command having escaped. General Maude  started for Bagdad Avith 120,000 men  on December 13, 1916, and today the  lurks arc fleeing before him, Avith the  whole Turkish position from Sanna-  i-Yat to Kut-cl-Amara in his hands.  It is a significant aud instructive  proof that the British have at last  learned, not how tp fight, but Iioav to  make Avar. The insignificant force  with Avhich ToAvnsend Avas sent on his  fatal expedition, -with no Avay prepar-'  ed of supporting him, was an evidence  that in 19)5 Britain Avas still governed by the same belief that Avar- is  easy that Colonel* Churchill expressed  Avhen he jauntily predicted that the  rats.at Kiel would b_* dug out if they!  would not come out. The expedition1  which has nowlnet Avith such success  is no more gallant than Avas ToAvn-  send's, but England has learned that  gallantry alone, docs not Avin campaigns.���������Ncaa; Yorjk Times.  Asthma Doesn't Wear Off Alone.  Do not make the mistake of Avating  for asthma to Avear aAvay. by itself.  While you are Avaiting the disease it  surely'gathering a stronger footholll  and you live in danger of stronger  and yet stronger attacks. Dr. J. D.  Kellogg's Asthma Remedy taken  early, ��������� will, prevent incipient condition  from becoming chronic and sa\'C.s  hours of aAvful suffering.  Took Frien  's Advice  And Got Results  AXLE GREASE  Makes your wagon-run  as if it had ball bearings.  It is^ the Mica that,  does It. Mica makes a  smoother ' bearing surface and a longer wearing  grease. Dealers, everywhere,        c  /     - THE  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  ^ Limited  ' BRANCHES THROUGHOUT  CANADA  HOW M. C. LINDOS FOUND  CURE IN/DQJDD'S KIDNEY PILLS  "Do you know the nature of an  cath, madam?"  "Well, I ought to sir. We've just  moved and my husband has been laying the carpets."���������-Topeka Journal.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, Etc,  Miss Bright���������(to her small brother) Willie, put Mi1. Borleigh's hat  down; you might damage it���������besides  he Avill Avant it in a Icav minutes,���������-  Dallas Ncavs.  flILDHOOD AILMENTS  The ills of childhood come swiftly  and too often .before a doctor can be  called in or medicine obtained the  little one is beyond aid." The Avisc  mother -will always safeguard her little one by keeping Baby's" Own Tablets in the home. This medicine al-  Avays docs good���������it can ncA-cr' do  harm. Concerning it Mrs. Napoleon  Lambert, St. Ignacc, Que., Avritcs-:���������  "Baby's Own Tablets arc.an excellent medicine for childhood ailments  and I am avcII pleased .with their  use." The Tablets arc sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents a  box.from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Out.  One of the Reasons Why' Dodd's  Kidney Pills Have Had a Phenomenal 'Growth of Popularity in the  West.  Ellscott, Alia., (Special)���������The  growth of popularity of Dodd's Kidney Pills in this section of the Great  West has been phenomenal. They  cure kidney disease. That much has  been proved again and again. ,, One  ol the latest proofs comes from M.C.  Lindos, avcII. knoAvn and highly respected here.  "Thanking    Dodd's    Kidney    Pills  seems a small way of expressing my  gralitudc," M. C. Lindos states.  ,   "I i  suffered from headaches and dizziness i  and Avas unable to find anything that  Avould do mc any good.    1 tried scv-l-  cral   medicines   that   Avcrc  advertised  to cure my trouble, but they did not.  "Dodd's Kidney Pills were recommended to me by a friend and I* scut  for a box and gave them.a trial.' The  lcsult is that 1 am feeling fine iioav.  I shall always- keep a box of Dodd's  Kidney Pills handy."  .Dodd's Kidney Pills cured M. C.  Lindos because the trouble came  from the kidneys^ Lumbago, ''rheumatism, dropsy, heart disease, diabetes and Bright's Disease are other  troubles that come from sick kidneys.  To cure them cure the kidneys with  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  1 Lecturer (in : a small tpAvn)���������Of  course you all knoAV Avhat the inside  of-,a corpuscleis like.  "Chairman'of Meeting (interrupting)  Most of us do, bu^ye better explain  it for the benefit of them as have never been inside one.���������Puck.  With all commodities  soaring in price, it behoves  the buyer to look ,for full  value in every article.  When buying matches,  specify���������  Their quality is beyond  question; but besides this,:  every box is a generously  filled box.  Look out for short-count  matches. There are many  on the market  Avoid imposition by always, everywhere, asking for EDDY'S.  THE NEW FRENCH REMEDY. Nil.lbllhl  THERAPION'g������&St3  rreatsuccess, cubes chronic weakness, lost viqo������  ft vim kidney bladder. diseases. blood poisoic.  files either no. druggists or mail si. tost ������ ct9  fougera co. 90, beekman st.new yurkorlyman bros  toronto write tor free book to dr. lk clem  Med Co HavkrstockRo. Hampstead. London. Bn������.  trynewdragkeitastelessli'okmof  easy to tui  TH E RAPION- a&sw  ���������SE THAT TRADE-MARKED  WORD   ' THERAPION    IS OB  Wit. aovx.sTAur affueo to all genuine rACUT&  An Amazing Record  Canada has recruited 434,5 JS men  for the Avail. For .--.'"colony of mixed  races, unused to military training,  Avithout conscription aud numbering  less than 8,000,000 inhabitants, this is  an amazing record and a bitter blow  to German stales men avIio thought  tlie British colonics would stand  aloof���������New York World.  As a vermicide there is no preparation that canals Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator. It has saved!  the lives of countless children.  His Job  . "Are you  the head  of the  "I certainly am."  "Then   I  have  called   to    sec  about this account;  it is long  due."  "You'll have to see my husband  about that. I merely handle the  cash; he puts off the creditors."���������Detroit  Free  Press.  house'  you  ovcr-  Miriards  Liniment  Relieves  gia."  Neural-  77m Great English Iiemedt.  Tones oad iavicor&tes the whole  ne-'vou<! Bjntcia, makes now Blood  in old Veins, Cures Jfervou*  Debility, Mental and JSrainWorrv, Despondency, Loss of Knerffy, Palpitation of thi  Start, Failing Memory. Price $1 per box. Ax  tor 55. One TfillplcnDO, six tfill cure. Sold by kl]  druggists or mailed in plain plcg. on receipt of  pries. AVto pamphlet tnailedfree. THE WOOD  MEDICINE CO.,T0a0HT0,eH7.  CftlBtily WlnowJ  A Household MedicirBSs^Tlicy that  arc acquainted with the sterling properties of Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil  iii"'the treatment of many ailments  v/otild not be without it in the house.  It is truly a household medicine and  as it is effective in dealing Avith many  ordinary complaints, it is cheaper  than a doctor. So, keep it at hand, as  the call for it may conic most unexpectedly.  'I  Made a Hit With Her  suppose  you  women  could  prove on congress*'''        "   .  "Perhaps in some things. But  there's one thing about congress that  appeals to mc."  "What is thai?"  "The Avay things arc contracted for  whether there, is any "money in th'.'.  treasury or not."���������Kansas City Journal.  ,'Ma  and  pa had  a   tcrril'lc  ment last night."  "How did it *cnd?"  "Ma's  going to  get  a    .n-iAland    opera    cloak."���������Detroit  Press.  Keeps Corporal Punishment  The DclaAvarc Senate has passed  Scnator-Hickm-in's bill giving the  state courts the authority to impose  a sciitcncc of less than forty lashes  in cases of highway robbery. Under  the present law it is mandatory upon the courts to impose a sentence of  forty lashes in all such conA'ictions.  It is not likely that the present  session of the legislature Avill abolish  the" Avhipping post, as Representative  DoAvnAvard's bill to that effect avos  reported unfavorably by the house  committee on crimes and punish-  drcss! merit, and the committee Avas unanimous in making the report.���������Philadelphia Ledger.  argu-  Frce  ���������W,     N.     U,     11,50  A Fetish and a Crime  In 1914 avc imported grain other  than wheat and Avhcat offals, Avhich  calculated as Avhcat, avouIiI feed 28 1-2  millions .of people Avith bread and  flour, although it Avas employed irr"j  the feeding of livestock and Ihe production of liquor, Thus the grain we  produce other than Avhcat, togcthci  AA-itli that which avc import, Avould,  estimated at the weight of Avhcat,  supply breadsluffs for 48 1-2 millions  of people. In a Avord, avc provide for  our stock and for. the production of  beer more grain than avc provide for  our bread. This worship of meat is  a fetish;.'tliis Avorship of beer Is a  crime.-���������-James Long in the London  Chronicle.  The Food Cornerers  ,A Colorado Senator says that the  government should take by the  throats all the men Avho manipulate  corners on food supplies. Probably  he is nearer tlie. solution of the problem than the average, thcorizcr. But  it is one thing to say take them by  the throat and cjuile another thing to  c'.o it. In all countries where food and  other supplies are cornered the men  avIio do the cornering arc big felloAvs,  and for some reason the big felloAvs  seem to have a marvelous pull Avith  governments. Otherwise bread riots  and other unseemly demonstrations  by the common people Avould not be  necessary.���������Calgary Herald.  The Tombstone Man '(after several abortive suggestions)���������How would  simply "Gone Home" do?  Mrs. NcAVwecds���������I guess thati  would be all right. It Avas always the!  b;st place he ever thought of going.'  Overwork, lack of fresh air, mental strain or any sickness  disturbs their functions,  the sensitive lung tissues.  Stubborn coughs tear and wear  should be taken promptly for hard coughs, unyielding colds,;  or when strength is lowered from any cause. Its high  nutritive value creates resistive force to ward off sick-'  ness. 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COLONIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE WEST
Vast  Unoccupied  Areas  of Valuable  Farming  Land  Will   Be
-.Utilized in Connection with Imperial Scheme for Paying Off *.
The Empire's War Debt
The question of land settlement in
Canada,  in  many    rc-spccls,    is    the
most vital  issue  that  will    confront
the government of this"country at the
. "close of the Avar.    ST he vaguely out-
��� lined suggestion .that has come from
England of- using some 200 million
acres of Canadian agricultural lands
for the purpose of paying off the Empire's Avar, debt, serves "only as a -c-
��� minder to the people of Canada that
they must meet vciy soon the serious problem of c.olonizing' and developing the A'ast unoccupied areas
of their Dominion. Middle Western
Canada probably offers, from a
purely'physical vicAvpoint, a field for
settlement having lines of less rcsis-
-tance than any other part of the
country. In the southern half of that
expansive rectangular area of prairie
\rcaching from the eastern limits of
Manitoba to the foothills of Alberta
there is little to obstruct the path of
the pioneer farmer. Free from forest or swamp, the land remains but
to be cultivated. The hinterland, or
> the northerly half of the.;Middle .'West
with its network of lakes, rivers, forests, and mineral-bearing rock," varied
villi great stretches of fertile land
and valley, presents a different picture. One part of Alberta's Peace
River Valley already-has been open-
7cd and partly settled. With that exception, agricultural dcA'elopincnt and
the lines of raihva'ys- with their cities
wnd tOAvns arc a part only of the prairie plains 6$ the southern half of the
Middle Western ProA'inces. It is
within "the bounds of this latter.arca
.that Canada has spent much money
and pledged her credit in establishing
c,n extensive plant represented by
railway lincs-and municipalities. That
equipment has never-been -.operated
to full capacity! There is over one
mile of railway to every sixty-nine
producers'in..Western Caiiada today.
The West's greatest.need, therefore,
is people, and people Avho Avill go on
the land and produce something
through,Avhich the country as a Avhole
may be supported. "       ( ,1
...That means, then, the settlement
first of the southern or equipped half
of the Middle*West. The scheme for
acquiring and developing 200 million
acres accordingly must begin with a
consideration of that section of the
country already prepared for settlement. First,' it Avill be found that
the oldMnagnct of free homesteads
with the attached privilege of preemption has lost its' drawiug-poAvcr.
The difficulty xof acquiring any kind
of desirable land will soon be realized. In other Avords7the vast proportion of cultivable land in7liat part
of the West where settlement is most
needed and most likely to occur has
been alienated from the Dominion.
At the end of the past year the area
granted in homesteads and prcTcmp-
tious by the Dominion government
amounted to 62,7757,510 acres. Add
to that figure the'amount of land held
by the railways, Hudson's Bay Company, and that represented in school
land sales and special grants, aud another forty-four million acres must be
excluded from the class of free lands.
Altogether, there have been some 106
million acres of western lands taken
fiom the country. Of this area not
more.than thirty-two million acrco
has been farmed. The largest area
actually brought under crop in the
three Prairie Provinces has not exceeded tAvenly million acres. This
simply means that before, any plan of
settlement can be evolved for Western   Canada  the   Federal     authorities
must first face private or corporate
interests, AA'hich- iioav hold in idleness
millions of acres of the best farming | j}S
land in the Dominion. Can some sat-1 fo
isl'actory co-operative plan be shaped
betAveen the owners of AA-cstern farm
lands and the government, or shall
the Department of Interior" considcr
thc question of expropriation? This
problem must be faced squarely; and
it Avould seem lo be one demanding
cither co-operation or expropriation.
���Toronto Globe,
Cotton Shortage in Gerinainy
Those 200    Pajamas    Would    Have
Been Very,. Useful
The fact that a member of the
German embassy staff Avas carrying
home tAvo hundred suits of pajamas
invites attention to a serious aspect
of the blockade . from Germany's
vicAvpoint. Before the war Germany
Avas importing, annually 2 1-2 million
bales of raAV cotton from the United
States. The imports continued for
a few months before England shut
them off. Since that time Germany
lias had virtually no.'cotton'.
Hoav has she got on Avithout it?
Substitutes for cotton usccr- in explosives are reported to have been
made. But Avhat, about clothing,
pajamas and other things? How can
a nation that uses undcrAvear "and
skirts and shirts and handkerchiefs
and sheets ;and such be comfortable
after being shut off for Iavo years
from a _ fresh '��� supply, of cotton?
Where Avill material for iicav uniforms for millions of soldiers come
from ?
The difficulty of supplying clothing
under such circumstances must be a
serious one.���Kansas City T^imcs.
Hun Spies in Scotland
Have Photographs of Entire Scotch
Coast in Germany
In the course of an article, one of
a scries Avhich he is contributing to
the Times descriptive of a ten
months' stay_ in Germany, D. Thomas Cur tin Avritcs:
One of the finest pieces of spy
Avork achieved by Germany ivas the
obtaining by a German professor of a
unique set of photographs?" of the
whole of", the Scottish coast, from
north to south.
Those photographs, showing every
inlet and harbor, are now at the
Rcichs-Marinc-Amt (Admiralty in
the Lcipsigcrplatz) . They have been
icprodticcd for the use of the navy. I
don't know how they Avere obtained.
1 knoAV they are in existence. It
is possible some Scottish reader of
these lines may. be able to explain
the mystery, and I should be glad
to receive further information on this
subject. That the. photographs,
Asliich were, I believe, taken for geological -purposes, exist in Germany is
beyond  dispute
Studied Savagery
Barriers ��� Set Up by Civilization Removed by Germany
Germany is removing one after another of the barriers set-up by civilization for-humanizing Avar, by her
treatment of our prisoners in Germany, by her treatment of the civilian populations of Belgium and
France, aud by the latest , development���the attempt to sink harmless
merchantmen, with their sailors, plying a peaceful trade. What makes
it dangerous is that it is organized
savagery. It is a savagery Avliich is
taugh't in their schools, inculcated by
Iheir professors. It is studied savagery.'    It  is  the    most    dangerous
rra of barbarism that avc have ever
bcen/ip against. Education, the instrument of civilization, has been
converted to the inculcation of savagery, and unless the Allies in this
Avar put an end lo the possibility by
triumphing over this system il Avill
mean that Ave arc back in the barbarism of 20 centuries -ago.���By Ll03*d
George.
NOW   USING   THEIR   LAST WEAPON OF   DEFENCE
The Prince a Good Mechanic
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Prince of Wales Repaired    a Motor
Car For a Woman Driver
In London
The Prince of Wales, A\dio Avas in
London on leave recently, was walking Avith a brother officer Avhen he
found the Avoman driver of an official
motor car in difficulty owing to a
break down.
The Prince of Wales spent nearly
twenty minutes in energetic efforts,
Which happily ended in the engine
again   running smoothly.
As she Avas thanking her unknown
assistant the prince looked at his
Avrist Avatch and remarked: "Heavens!
I shall be late." So the young avo-
m'an said: "Jump in and I'll lake you
anywhere you,like, it's the least I can
do after the trouble youVe pulled me
out of.    Where do you Avant to go?"
'"Thanks, aAvfully," Avas the reply.
"Plome, please."
"Where's home?" . she inquired.,
smiling at the Avay he had naively imagined  his address Avould be known.
It was only Avljcn he replied: Buckingham Palace," that she realized
that licfr principal mechanician had
been the heir apparent.
Germany's Real Purpose
What   a "Peace    Without    Victory"
Would'Mean'
"Hurl* her as little as possible/'
say the friends of Germany in England, forgetting that an inconclusive
peace riieans "a Prussian , triumph.
Search as avc may in German newspapers, books, public , speeches,
pamphlets and sermons, avc shall discern no indications of that change of
mind for AA'hich some at home are
Avislfully looking. Germany has refused' to state, her peace terms, arid
the frank response of the Allies to
President Wilson has called forth a
burst of fury from the Kaiser. With
Prussian militarism as , represented
by the Hohcnzollcrns there can be
no truce unless right and freedom
arc to perish'. If the advocates of
any easy peace had their AAray, the
wild beast Avould. be left Avith his
paAv on -the victiAi���panting a little
from the" chase, but Avith fierce C3res
searching every thicket for further
sroils. " "Peace Avithout A'ictory"
would inaugurate for the Avhole world
a tiinc of feverish preparation for a
ycl more terrible conflict. Germany
would regard such a peace as an interval between the first and second
Punic wars. Having weakened her
rivals on the continent, she would
strain every nerve for the 'destruction
of Britain. Behind -the curtain of
peace she Avould amass her submarines, airships, deadly Avcapons of all
kinds, and when the moment came
v otild launch her forces Avithout
v;?rning against the "modern Carthage."
That able Danish writer, Professor
Bang, of Copenhagen, in his-neAvIy-
nublishcd book, "Hurrah and Hallelujah," uses these Avbrds, "Germany
-\vill not rest until she lias conipletcl>
crushed England, if not in this Avar,
then by and'by."���From the British
Weekly. '
All the Military Plans of the Enemy Have Miserably Failed, and
In  Order  to  Satisfy   German  Sentiment,   Ruthless
* Submarine Warfare is Being Sanctioned
'   C. W. Barron,.in an article in the
Boston Post, says in part:
I think I am noiv at liberty   to tell
you  something very' fc.AV people ��� in
the Avorld Avould be able to tell you.
In the latter part of last year there
Avas, a very important conference of
German military   leaders    on    their
western   frontier.    The  general'staff
had  figured   out  that if   the  German
defences Avere removed from the line
of the Somme lo the heights of *the
Meuse, 400,000   men   could   be  transferred  clseAvlicrc or held in  reserve.
This conference A\;as presided over by
the  Emperor.    Von Hindcnburg AA'as
brought up  from      the  southeastern
front  for  his   opinion,  Avhile  another
great German  general advocated  the
plan of the general staff.    Von Hindcnburg said: "We do nol now need
400,000 men in the southeast or clse-
Avherc."    The reply Avas, "Unless you
retire iioav,  you Avill  not be able  to
get the 400,000  men  when  you    do
need   them.   _\Vhy  not   shorten  your
lines   and  thereby increase  your  reserves?"    The   Kaiser    decided     the
conference     Avith     the   declaration:
"Four hundred thousand  men 'are of-
less importance to us than the maintenance  of popular    support    which
would be Aveakened by any draAving in
of our-lines."    The Prussians    have'
clamored for the last Aveapon of defence���ruthless submarine warfare to
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Satisfied on the Whole
The     farmer's    Avife     had     twelvf.
daughters.     They'Avcrc    all  married
off at last, aud a-neighbor said to the
old lady:
"How lonely"and sad you must: be,
now that all your daughters arc gone
Don't you Avish you had them back
again?"
"Well,".said the old lady, "I misses 'cm and I wants 'em, but I misses
'cm a durn sight more than 1 wauts
'cm."
W.    N.     U.     1150
A Suggestion
Some  of  the  gentlemen  avIio    believe  that  moral suasion  can  accomplish everything should go over with
banners  and picket the kaiser's  resilience.���From  the Washington  Star.
He���I told your father frankly 1
couldn't support you.
Slic���What did he say?
He���He said that he had the
same experience,
The" Net Profit of the Town Dweller
and  the Farmer is  Compared
��tic day in the summer of 1915,
when* buying binder twine in an Iowa
hardware ��� store, a farmer bewailed
the amount of twine his big crop
forced him to buy. Today a million
farmers \arc grumbling* about the
high eost of agricultural implements,
yet, measured in bushels of Avhcat or
corn, agricultural implement*; are
cheaper than ever before. When a
business or professional man says he
makes $2,000 he means that he earned that much and had to spend most
of it for living expenses for himself
and family. When a farmer admits
that he made the same amount or
any other amount last year he means
that he put that much money in the
bank after paying living expenses,
buying an automobile, roofing the
barn, and seeing tlie circus. Figures
don't lie, but there is a lot of difference between the way farmers and
the rest of us figure earnings and
profits���and farmers figure on the
right side at that.���New York Commercial.
Getting Even
A young man and a young Avornan
leaned on the front gate. They Avere
loArcrs. It Avas moonlight. He was
loath'-to leaA-c, as the parting Avas the
last.    He Avas about: to go aAvay.
"I'll never forget you," he said,
"and if death should claim me, ni)
last thought Avould be of. you."
"I'll be true to 3-011," slic sobbed.
"I'll ncvcr^love anybody else as long
as I live."
They parted. Six years later he
returned. His sweetheart of former
years Avas married. They met at a
party. She had changed greatly; Between dances recognition took place.
"Let me sec," she mused, "was it
you or your brother who was my old
sweetheart?"
"Neither,*" he replied. "Probably
my father."
strike terror to old "England. The
Z-cppclins failed. The promised indemnity from Paris failed. The attempt on the Channel ports failed.
Tlie attempt to weaken the "union of
the Allies failed. - The Rumanian
wheat supplies Avere burned, and the
Rumanian oil avcIIs Avere dynamited
ahead of the German invaders." "The
proposals for a -peace dictated by
Germany failed. And iioav,the German submarines arc to attack the
world's commerce, not as an effective Aveapon of offence or defence,
but to satisfy German sentiment and
keep  the  Hohcnzollcrns  in poAVcr.
The only thing green about a grass
V'ido\Ar is the fellow who hangs
around her.
Argument Against Titles
The argument against titles in Can<
ada is that this country is democratic in its ideals and aims. This democracy is not served by setting up
a class of titled persons who wi 11 expect to take precedence oA-cr their
fellow citizens.
Canada reAvards those who serva
her Avith distinction by contributing
to their successes, in AvhateA'cr branch
of endeavor. ReAvard is earned by
the individual in the sense of duty
performed and objecth-c attained.
Democracy is interdependent and individual success is won by manycon-
tributory agencies.
Another fact that" might as. well'be
borne in mind is this: These titles are
distributed in Canada among political friends. This may not ahA-a3-s.be
the case, but it is the rule." Naturally
the suspicion is aroused as a consequence that the conferring of a
knighthood is not Avholly remote
from party service.���London ' Free
Press.
A Downstairs Visitor
i\li*s. Wilson a\anted lo get Mrs,
Johnson's cook away from her so
badly that she actually Avcut to Mrs.
Johnson's house when she Avas away
and offered ihe cook more maticj-*.
'Ihe next time they met at a'big dinner Mrs. Johnson did not notice her.
"Mrs. Johnson, you know "Mrs.
Wilson, do you nol?" said the lady
avIio sat between them.
"No, I believe not," said Mrs. Johnson, "but I ^understand that she calls
on my cook."
anj*-
said
"Crimson Gulch doesn't look
thing like it did ten years ago,
tlie traveling man.
"No," replied Broncho Bob; "tcfi
years ago, before so many saloons
started tip, if a man saw a rattlesnake
comin' up the road, he knew it avus a
sure-enough rattlesnake."���Washington Star.
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S W^^^^r^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^M  THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.      C.  Commercial  Forestry  ���������      <  Its Adoption by Great Britain  Must  Follow the War  The a'���������sign men t of seycial battalions of Canadian Avoodsmen to cut-  ling ��������� 'limber in Great Britain culls re-  nCvved attention to the great shortage  and depiction of local timber supplies  here. Relatively little attention has  liven paid lo the practice of conimcr-  cial forestry in-Great Britain, due in  |.art to the"existence of large private,  estates and in part to tlie ease of ini-  j'ortalion from .'other countries. It is,  hoivcver, to be anticipated that the  present denudation of Britain's forests will result, after the Avar, in the  adoption by tlie'government: of a  comprehensive plan for tlie rcforesta-i  tion of the millions of acres of non-'  agricultural lands' which arc now" pro.  chicing relalivcly little in the��������� way of  forest products.  Exact statistics are not available as  to tlie total amount of standing timber in the United Kingdom^ but the  timbered area has been estimated at  3.000,000 acres out of a total of 77,-  000.000 acres. Prior to the war,''-his  timber Avas valued,at $155,000,000. In  time of peace, England's tinibn* imports were valued at $215,000,000 annually, so thai if imports Avere cut  off, the total local supply would be  ii'sufi'icient for a single year's consumption. So great is the demand  for timber for Avar purpose's, that, in  spile of the general cessation of  building operations, the consumption  remains practically normal.  Before the Avar, large -quantities of  limber were imported from Germany,  as well as from Russia, Sweden,  Pranee, Norway, Portugal and' .Spain.  With the complete cessation of imports from Germany and the diflicul  lies in securing adequate; supplies  from the other countries named, the  way has beer, opened, for a great increase in the amount of-supplies from  the North American continent. Canada, for instance, during* the year  ended July, 1916, exported to the  United Kingdom, avoocI and ������������������nimifac-  tures of wood to the value of nearly  $ 16,400,000. Were adequate shipping  facilities available, the exports of  Canadian supplies 'would have been  much greater.  While Canada's forest resources  aie great in proportion to hrr population, the tremendous possibilities  for the development of Ihe export  trade in the future make it imperative that these resources be conserved to the fullest possible extent, that  the raw material may serve as ihe  basis for the greatest development of  Canadian industry. The first essential is that the Jieavy annual loss  from forest fires be reduced to a  minimum. Very much still remains-  to be accomplished in this direction.  ���������C. L. in Conservation.  Grateful Recipients  Queen  Mary's    Needlework    Guild's  Work Appreciated  The following arc two extiacts  fiom letters leceived from France by  London Headq'iarU-i s of Queen  Mao's Needlework Guild and sent  to the Canadian Branch of the Guild,  in reference to Canadian Christinas  donations.  "Words cannot 'express my thanks  i'.and gratitude for such a generous  and magnificent gift Avhicli' I received at Christinas on. behalf of. our  sick end wounded iii hospital. The  patients were simply delighted and  charmed with the various "gifts,-and  especially so when they knew they  had been sent by command of Her  most kind and Gracious Majesty, the  Queen. If you could only have seen  them on Christmas Day, how cheery  and delighted they all wert, you  would then, perhaps, realize" how  much the gifts had really been appreciated. The plum puddings were  greatly enjoyed by them, and voted  the  best  they  had  ever  tasted."  "May l.beg to say how much we  appreciate'all that is being done for  us out here by the good, kind people  at home, and to assure you that everything sent proves ihe greatest  boon to us, both economizing lime  and Avork. Also the dressings and  comforts sent arc so beautifully made  in   every way."  Mrs. Angus, president of Ihe  Queen Mary's Needlework Guild in  Canada, takes this opportunity to  appeal to all Canadian women "avIio  last year contributed toAvards -..the  Queen's Birthday Shower, to repeal  their good work of last year, and also  to join in this good work, and demonstration of love and loyally .to  Her Majesty the Qii'eenV"/  The donations most in demand are:  Day, night or hospital shirts, socks,  bed* linen, handkerchiefs, to be sent  to tlie Canadian headquarters .ot.llie  Giuld, 116 Windsor Street, Montreal,  whence they will be acknoAvledgcd,  and the letter of acknowledgment  from'headquarters; in: London' will be  published as soon, as it is received in  Montreal. Donations should all-be  in before May 1st.  Mrs. Arthur Drummond has accepted the appointment of honorary  secretary of the Queen Mary's  Needlework Guild,  Canadian  Branch.  Great Work in  Belgium is Monument  Canada's Finances  Alien Menace a Bugaboo  Impotency of Minority    is    Causing  Real Hindrance to War  Operations  Supposing there are in the United  States more than three hundred  thousand unnaturalized Germans,  Avhat of it? That is only one out of  three hundred and fifty of our population. If three hundred and fifty  cannot protect their own __ interests  against the one, assuming the one  was hostile, then the one deserves to  win. But the one nCA'er has won,  and Avill not now. When the Civil  War began there were far more than  three hundred thousand Southern  sympathizers in' the North . There  Avere more of them in Philadelphia  alone than there are Germans today.  But the most extraordinary "example  of the impotency of even a very  numerous minority was found in the  South. There ivere four million  negroes in the Confederate States  against "seven million Avhites, and  although the war was being fought  around those very people they never  hindered Southern military or  manufacturing operations. This German bugaboo in the United States  is a transparent spook.���������Philadelphia  Public Ledger.  of  "Wait and See" in French  English Is the Tersest Language in  Europe  The phrase "wait and see" has  bothered the -French newspaper correspondent in London lately. No  account of tlie crisis, of course, would  have been complete without' it, yet  only one correspondent, M. Coudur-  ier, of The Journal de Geneve, has  attempted to translate it. His: version is: "Altcndez, ct vous verrcz cc  qui arrivera." Thirteen syllables  against three! It is a curious fact,  always brought out, for instance, by  the polyglot versions of the resolutions of international societies, that  English is the tersest language in  Europe. The English version on  such occasions is always much shorter than the French or Italian. At  the beginning of the war, avIicii all  cables had to be in English or  French, the Ilalian and Russian correspondents in London chose English, and found their cabling expenses  much reduced.���������Manchester Guardian .  The War Has Been the Means  Teaching Canada Her Own ..-���������  Power and Possibilities  There is food for thought in remembering the frame of mind in  which Canadians at the:outbreak of  war, discussed the probability that  financial supplies from Great Britain  and European countries would be  cut off. Canada had been borrowing  very heavily for years in England,  Holland, Belgium, and France, and  the fact that further (borrowing-*  would be impossible was regarded as  a calamity. Somehow or other, Canada  survived the blow.   ' -  Then, after some, months, the  American market began to appear interesting in Canadian eyes. Ncav  Yoik had plenty of money, and one  or two tentative nibblings in the way  of loans went- rather avcII. Still,, it  ->\as not regarded as a source of large  supplies. -Great Britain appeared  able to supply Canada wilh money  needed for actual Avar purposes, and  Canadians began to think they could  worry along so far as ordinary expenditures Avere concerned.  Some larger borrowings Avere  made in New York, but it Avas not  very long before the first Canadian  domestic Avar loan made its appearance. It Avas planned as a loan of  fifty million dollars, and, while ca'-  eryone believed in it as a patriotic  measure, it AA'as considered to have  only fair chances of success. But  somehow it Avas OA-ersubscribed a  hundred per cent, and the Canadian  people sat up and looked at each  other.  There seemed a general impression  that it might be worth trying again,  and so, bye and bye, along came the  government with a proposal to raise  a hundred millions by Avay of a domestic Avar loan. And people thought  that might be done, and they did it���������  to the tunc of a hundred per cent,  oversubscription once more.  A short time ago a report appeared that the Canadian government i l-  tended to float a Avar loan 6'n the  New York market, and somehow the  Canadian people felt slighted. It  was promptly denied by Hon. W. T.  White, avIio announces that the only  loan in contemplation is another domestic loan.  Withal, there is -more money in the  savings   banks   than   there   has     ever  Lord   Robert  Cecil's    Testimony    to  What American Relief Commission Has Done  On the occasion of the Avithdrawal  of Americans of the commission foi  relief in iBclgium from Belgium and  northern France, Lord Robert Cecil,  who, in-.his capacity of minister of.  blockade, has been brought into intimate contact with the Belgian -relief operations, declared in a statement tq: the Associated_ Press that  Herbert C. Hoover, chairman of the  commission:, and his colleagues -would  leave behind ihem in Europe a reputation which the United States could  count on as a national possession in  future years.  "The Avithdrawal ��������� of Americans  from participation _in work of the  commission for relief of.Belgians and  the withdrawal of Walter Hines Page  the American ambassador here, and  Brand Whitlock, American minister  to Uelgium, as patrons of the commission, ��������� Avill be A'ery sincerely regretted by the entente allied governments," said Lord Robert. "The  commission still goes on in the hands  of its other nculral members, bul you  know how in practice the organization of the relief commission, both  here and at Rotterdam, and in Belgium and northern France Avas created by and in practice depended upon  Mr. Hoover and his American colleagues, avIio for inore than Iavo years  have sacrificed every personal interest to this great humanitarin enterprise.  "Noav I am not going to pay any  tribute to their business organization,  their efjficicncyvas Avonderful as these  things have been. The mere: fact  that for .'28 months .they have .kept  alive 10,000,000 people Avithout a single.serious hitch in the machinery of  purchase, transportation and distribution'.-' shows'���������'������������������what' their organization  has been.    *   . ".' "; "��������� .'���������  "What I do .wantto say is this:  When the,first, proposals were made  in October, 1914, for the' importation  of foodstuffs into Belgium Laftenthc  fall of Antwerp, those proposals 'were  directly counter to the very ordinary  dictates  of military    prudence.   .The  Dairy Products of Manitoba  Production of Butter Increased Over  a  Million  Pounds  Last  Year  The extent lo which the dairy business of the -province of Manitoba is  increasing is demonstrated by the  tact that in 1916 the province produced dairy products lo the total valuu  of $-1,483,614 in comparison with  $3,845183, for the previous year. The  production of butler alone increased  by over a million pounds, and of milk-  by nearly a million and a half pounds.  'Ihe average price paid the farmer in  J916 Avas 31c per pound for creamery - u is significant of the working ol  butter, 2*ic per pound for dairy but-1 men's minds during -this great war  tc-r, and 18c a pound for cheese. |t|.at thc Grain Growers are so deeply  In  this connection, a new mileposl | concerned  about  matters  not closely'  has just been    passed by    Manitoba  germane  to  the  objects of  the  asso--  The Grain Growers  Pronouncement Made on  Subject ol  Supreme  Interest  At the annual convention of tho  Saskatchewan Grain Growers' Association, the inipoi lance of Avhich may  be judged by the record attendance  of members, three subjects', of supreme interest were touched upon by  I'resident J. A. Maharg in the- question of prohibition, the - problem of  the -returned soldier, and the proposals regarding Imperial organization.  natural feeling of the people here  was,and long ..continued to be, that  the Germans were in complete control of Belgium and Iioav could a  dozen or two neutrals, safeguard tho  supplies imported. It AA'as,only with  great anxiety and misgivings that we  consented to alloAv the importations  and I.sometimes doubt ."whether the  proposal ever Avould have been made  or our consent given if avc had known  how long the. work would have to  last or "the extent to "which it Avould  grow.      - ���������. ��������� ���������   ���������    ,-.  "Yet, in spite of this, the 'work has  gone on uninterrupted for .28 months  aud has grown from small beginnings  into an undertaking Avhich may literally be called gigantic."  dairying. Five years ago fifty carloads of "butter were imported" from  the eastern provinces to supply Winnipeg's butter requirements during a  single Avinter. Since thai time the  Manitoba creamery industry has so  grown" that now no butter is being  brought in from outside, and even  during the Avinter season Alanitoba is  for the first time'exporting creamery  butler." On January 26 a carload of  Alanitoba creamery Avintcr-made butter left for Vancouver at a price  somewhere-above 40 cents-f.o.b. Winnipeg. This Avill help to lake the  -place of the shiploads-'of Ncav Zealand butter thr.t formerly were  brought from New Zealand to supply  the Canadian Avinter demand not only  in the coast cities but also in many  of the interior cities as' AA'ell. The  Manitoba dairy authorities slate thai  our butler is giving good satisfaction  on -the coast market, and that ' the  grade is being steadily improved in  most of our creameries.  Utilization of Fish Waste  Carp-Hound Dives for Fish  Dog Eats Fish and Takes them Alive-  Out of the Water  ..     -   # ��������� . ���������  Dr. Alan Welch Smith and his fellow owners of a duck pond on Sau-  vie's Island have presented to the  Avorld a new species of animal, to Avit,  the carp hound. This dog eats fish  and insists on taking them alive right  out  of the  Avater!  ���������<-���������'.- '.'*  . When Dr. Smith and his friends  visited llicir pond a short time ago  they found most of the Avheat they  had carefully planted as duck ; bail  v."as gone.  The evident size of the mouthful  quantities in which it had been taken  away, added to the scarcity of ducks,  led the huntsmen to believe all Avas  not right; they suspected the obiccts  of their charity had been  robbed.  "Carp," said a sage member of the  party. As if lo prove his hypothesis  a big fish just, then insolently swung  into the wheat field and went' away  with  his mouth full.  Another of the party had a dog. He  was an intelligent dog, and when his  master took him to one side and confided to him the dirty trick the fish  had been playing the dog took it to  heart.  The next carp that started for the  uheat Jnet an untimely death. The  carp hound let out a yell Avhich frigh.  toned the fish out of its Avits, then,  while the carp was still dazed, sank  its teeth gently but firmly in the enemy's back and look him out of his  native element.  The dog continued his raids until  the pond Avas nearly vacant, so far  as carp Avere concerned.  At  the end  of a week  the  hunters  found their  wheat practically intact,  culled from  Practical Methods  of Converting offal to Economic Use Required  The profitable utilization of the  immense quantities of waste material  which characterize practically every  branch of the fisheries presents one  of the chief problems in securing efficient conduct of the Canadian fishing industry. As a result of investigations on the Pacific coast, it has  been estimated that the sheer waste  of the fisheries of Alaska amounts to  70,000 tons per annum and of those  of British Columbia at from 15,000 to  20,000 tons. The proportion of  AA'as le material in the lobster canning  industry is extremely high. Mr. R.  II. Williams of Halifax makes the  startling assertion that of 32,000,000  pounds of lobsters required for an  aA-eragc Canadian season's pack of  160,000 cases only 6,500,000 pounds  are utilized, 25,500,000 pounds being  absolutely Avas-lcd. In other Avords,  the lobster industry as now conducted uses only 20 per cent, of the raw  material. Even under such conditions, the annual value of this industry to the Dominion is normally  around $4,000,000.  From the foregoing figures it will  readily be appreciated thai few industrial improA-eniciUs could render  more substantial aid to tlie fishing  interests than the perfection of practical methods of converting the offal  J to economic .use. Experiments now  being conducted "by Mr. J. B. Fielding for'the Commission of Conservation Avill prove of material service  in solving  this problem.  The above  story is culled from    a  been  before,  more money  for  legiti-1 Chicago paper,  mate  commercial   enterprises,  and  in 1   Hansom Cabs Come Back  Great Expectations  Old Roxley���������-A fit husband  for my  daughter!     Why,   in   the   first     place  she  is a  head taller than you.  Suitor���������Well, sir, I don't expect to  be so short after we arc married.  general, money enough for.the country's  ordinary  business.       There    is  not,  of  course,  the  building  and   development Avork proceeding that Avas   cabs   have  again   1  in progress before the Avar, but    the   sight in London st  money that is diverted to prosecution  of the Avar will..be sufficient to care  for most of that Avhen peace comes  again and the necessity for development work arises.  The war, instead of proving the financial ca"lastrophc it Avas expected  lo be for this country, has been the  means of teaching^ Canada her own  power and possibilities. Tlie Dominion had lo sink or swim in the financial sea, and found swimming not  half as difficult as it appeared to be.  Under the stress of war, hansom  become a frequent  trects.    The "grow-  The Metric System  Universal Use of Metric System May  Be Result of War  One result of the Avar may be the  universal use of the metric system.  English chambers of commerce are  proposing that parliament enact a  law for its adoption. This is part of  the program to bring about closer  relations Avith France, _where the  systcnTsbas been in use in all departments of the government since 1837.  It is useless to suppose that the nations Avhich have adopted the metric  system will ever abandon it, especially for so cumbrous a scheme as  the English-American. -If Britain  adopts the metric system, the United  Stales Avill probably take similar action very shortly, to be in harmony  with most of the great nations of the  world.'. Russia and Japan will then  be the only important commercial  countries with' their own peculiar  systems of weights and measures and  in a short lime they would doubtless  conform. The metric system has  been legal in the United States since  1366, but it has neA'er come into common use.���������Detroit News.  ciation. , President Maharg, in relation to the question of the .returned  soldier, made some pertinent suggestions that deserve notice. His  shrewd observation that "the treatment meted out to the returned soldiers would largely decide the extent  of immigration to this country for';  some time'to come" -,vill be fully' en-'  dorsed throughout the Dominion.  Canada's prestige among the nations -  of the Avorld has. been considerably  enhanced by hcf~soldicrs. By _her  treatment of these returned soldiers"  the prospective immigrant, will fin-"'  ally judge her. The president proposed, as a partial solution of the  problem, the allocation to those who  desired lo settle on the soil of the  first class arable lands held in well-  settled parts of the'proA'ince by speculators, .'a suggestion that should be  put into effect.  On the question of Imperial reorganization the 'president was equally  emphatic:  "Any attempt cto govern the Empire from a central point Avould be  fraught with the greatest danger, and  might possibly be the initial step to  its disintegration."  An example of the results that  flow from centralization is. seen "in  the complaints of Canadian andAn-  zac officers that .they have been discriminated against by Imperial army  officers, British officers obtaining priority Avhen A-acancics- occur. The  letters of complaint in tlie London  Times, followed by the selection of  the Duke of Connaught as arbitrator-*  and investigator, go to show that ���������  centralization of Imperial affairs,  such as has been suggested by the  Round Table leaders, must incA'itably  tend towards the centralization ot  power and influence in the hands of  those at the  centre of government.  The grain growers of Saskatchewan  also made it clear to all concerned ,  that they Avill insist upon full provincial rights in the matter'of prohibition. The virtual abrogation of  provincial prohibition through the  continuance of international traffic in  liquor under the aegis of federal laws  is stoutly challenged. The West  has voted for prohibition. It. is "the  duly of the federal gOA-ernment to  give fullest effect to proA-incial legislation that aims at the Avell-being of  the nation. The gov-ernment at Ottawa should not be behind the United States Senate, Avhich adopted a  drastic amendment to the postal bill,  making it a crime for persons in dry  Stales to order, purchase, ,_or cause  to be transported any intoxicating liquors into 'such States.���������Toronto  Globe.  A Duke's Private Army  Icr" has always been a fixture as the  station   cab   for  timid   country   folks, I deepest  enmity toward them,  though  The Furniture  To the great relief of the neighbors the snobbish and unpopular  Jones family was moving. While  the furniture was being brought out  some * difficulty was experienced in  removing a pianoforte from an uppe.  room, and someone proposed getting  it through a large window and sliding it down. Then came a suggestion from the Jones' next-door neighbor,  who     had    long    fostered     the  Aeroplanes ready for delivery are  on sale in a Broadway, New York  store-  but the taxicab was deemed to have  so completely banished the "gondola  of London" that it was enshrined in  the London Museum. The cab derived its name from the iiiA'cntor,  Aloysius Hansom, who sold the patent aAvay back in the fifties for $50,-  000, to a company Avhicli got into  difficulties and was never able to  pay a penny of the money. The original hansom, patented on December  23, 1834, had no back scat for the  driver. The inventor Avas an archi  teclj who became Avidcly known in  church building all over England.  until now she had attempted- io con  ceal it:  "No," she said acidly, all her pent-  up bitterness at last showing itself  in her tone, "let it come out as it  Avent in���������on   the instalment svstcm!"  Appraising the Goods  Fair Client���������I wish to sue a young  man for taking two kisses. At Avhat  amount shall I place damages?  - Lawyer���������Kisses, my dear lady, are  variously quoted. I���������er���������I could  judge better their A-alue if you gave  mc a sample.  The Very Finest Picked Body of Soldiers in the World  _ The maintenance in British realms  of organized bodies of armed men by  private citizens is technically illegal.  Nevertheless, il is done, and, curiou*-..  ly enough���������in some instances, at all  events���������it is done with the approval  of Royally, either tacitly or openly  expressed.*  Tims, the Duke of Alhol's private  "army," numbering something over  two hundred men of all ranks, has  furnished at .various times guards or"  honor to our present King, as well  as lo his father; Avhile as long ag.*  as the year 1842 it A\*as publicly rc-  A'icwed by Queen Victoria, avIio,  moreover, presented it with a new  stand of colors.  On this occasion the clansmen  paraded before Pier Majesty in all  the glory of new kills specially made ���������  for the occasion, and bearing the traditional arms of the Highland Scotsmen���������Lochabcr axes, Claymores, ami  targes. The officers, as Avell as the  men, of this armed bodyguard of his  Grace's of Atholl are entirely recruited from among the tenantry on his  Scottish estates, and they are almost  certainly, so far as physical prowess  goes, the very finest picked body of  soldiers in the world. All are over  six feet in height, Avith chest measure  incuts to correspond, and each recruit, before enlistment, has to.show  himself thoroughly proficient in the  iis-e of his weapons ,and an adept at  the various martial and semi-martial  games beloved of . Scotsmen the  v^ orld over.  . At the present moment practically  all of them are serving as regular  soldiers at the front in one or other  of the Highland regiments, mostly ir*  the Slack Watch, Avith which distinguished corps the Atholl family has  always been more or less closely connected.  Some idea of the completeness  A'rilh which the manpower of the Motherland has been called out, Avill be  gathered from the striking fact* that  a roll of honor on one Avar shrine unveiled at Duffcrin Street, St. Luke's,  London,  contains   ninetv-tAVO  names'. THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.      C.
Boy Scout Notes
Development of Character as Important N.ow as at Any Time in
World's History
Some month's ago at a meeting of
the Moral Education League of
Great Britain a paper was read in
Avhicli-it- was alleged and lamented
that in the British system of celuca
tion "We subordinate the develop
.   n.-cnt of character  to  the acquisition
- of knowledge."    The author of    the
paper  asked     the     question:       Why
should  not the  acquisition  of knoAvl
edge and  the  formation' of character
go hand in'hand?
'It" does in the application of Roy
Scout training. . People the 'world
over are beginning to realize that the
picturesque uniform and uncanny
cries of the Scout conceal possibilities' of educational and moral - progress of a high and serious character.
'Scouting.is a moral force���a game
perhaps���but a serious'game, a matter of high importance, inspiring and
uplifting "every detail of a boy's life.
The formation of -.character is as
important now as at any time in the
world's history. In future years the
-boys of today ivill have great responsibilities to face it is the aim of,, the
Boy Scouts movement that each and
��� eA'cry one of its members shall be
Avell   equipped  to   shoulder  the prob-
- lenis that will be real problems, aris-
���   ing out'of the present .world conflict.
The Scout laws are all commands  to
"   the boy to do or be something,  not
���to forbear doing or being something.
A boy wants to be actively, not pas-
��� -sively virtuous. Too often a conception of character is negative; it refers chiefly to resisting powers, the
power to resist temptation 'and lo
avoid evil ways, but as a matter of
fact, character is much more (ban
srlf restraint;, it is self direction, anil
Ihe aim of the Scout law is to'help
the bov in the right direction of himself.
There are very few boys who at
���one time or another, have nol evinced an interest in map drawing. At
school perhaps, they hav.c merited
high honors for efficiency ,in map
���drawing, but has their interest along
this line 'continued after leaving
" school? Have they forgotten the
"benefits-to be derived from this
practice?
There are great benefits which result from this kind of drawing, and
for this reason Scouts contending for
the Pathfinder's proficiency badge
are required to make sketches and
large scale maps, shoAving as miic'i
-as possible of the information which
lluv arc obliged to give according to
the" regulations of the test. For iu-
stanccr Avhere .the requirements, call
for a knowledge of fire stations, police station's;,factories,'streets, etc., in
a certain-district, the contender must
���show the exact, location of each on
his' map. -7:. . '.-'-'..'
The Pathfinder's badge makes a
Scout useful to the neighborhood in
���which he resides as in addition he is
required to: have a general knowledge
of fire alarm boxes, general .hospitals,
post and telegraph offices, telephone
exchanges, railway stations, .street
car routes, doctors, motor garages,
etc., in. his district. The contender
""must have" a general knowledge of
the district so as to be able to guide
strangers by day or night within a
five mile radius, and give them general directions Iioav to get to the
principal suburbs, districts, or tOAvn
v.ithin"a 'tAventy-five mile radius."
The value of Sea Scout training is
evinced by the activities Avhich have
been going on at Esqiiimalt. The
Canadian.'General Council have been
advised of the formation of a Sea
Scout troop and numerous applications have been received for enrolment.
The Sea Scouts are a branch of the
Boy Scouts organization and arc
taught in addition to the Scouting activities of their brothers the Boy
Scouts the handling of boats and oth..
cr things generally connected Avith
life at sea.
A Round About Prophecy
The following is a war prophecy
from a Rehfreivshire soldier interned
in 'Germany contained in a letter just
received from him by his mother: "1
had a letter lately from my brothei
.William in Canada, who tells me that
his contract will be finished about
May,'and that he will then go
home." _
.The mother, avIio was mystified by
the mesasge, showed the communication to a neighbor woman, who
asked about the son in Canada. "But
] have no son in Canada, and it is
William   who is in   Germany."
It da'Avned upon the neighbor that
the interned son aa-bs offering in a
judiciously cryptic manner his opinion'lis to the probable date for the
end   of  the  Avar.
A Superhuman Task
Campaign in Africa One of the Finest Achievements  of the War
The campaign in German East Africa", brought to a successful end by
General Smuts, Avas one of the finest
achievements of the war. The ceaseless grind of Ihe mills of war in Europe makes it difficult for the man in
the street to appreciate at its full
value the wonderful success of British generalship in other and more
distant spheres' of action. When
Smuts "relinquished his command in
order lo attend the Imperial War
Conference the virtual conquest of
Ccrinany's last colony had been accomplished. The Germans have been
driven from every healthy and desirable part of the colony, save one
small district in the southeast corner,
Avhere the enemy is practically cut off
and faced with the alternative of surrender or"annihilation. This is the
result of the seven months' campaign
carried out with such dash by the
Boer commander of the British composite expeditionary force.
Carried on in a tropical region, Avar
conditions in East Africa. Avere ..totally
different'from those that obtain in
Flanders. Although covering a vast
area, the forces under Smuts were
relatively small. Under his command he had three divisions. Besides a nucleus force of Avhites, the
Germans had several thousand native
troops, well trained and fully equipped, and a good supply of artillery
and machine guns. Previous operations by the British had not proceeded far across the German border
v.hen Smuts look over the command.
In some respects the task before
Smuts closely resembled that in Gei-
inan SoutliAvest Africa. In each colony two lines of railway ran from
ihe coast to thc-interior. In Southwest Africa the British expedition
clung to the- railway tracks. AAvay
from these there was little but desert land. In East Africa the monsoon rendered the coast terminus of
the railway at Der-es-Salaam an undesirable place of landing while the
coast region is malarial after rains,
and nol a suitable base of operations.
Accordingly the bold idea was conceived by Smuts of penetrating lo
the heart of the trackless interior
from the frontier. The cencniy-occupied strong positions on the mountainous borderland. Ignoring these,
Smuts sent General van Deventer
with a strong division round the enemy's flank, Avith orders to push into
the interior. This flying column
pencrated a distance of two hundred
miles in four weeks. Heavy rains,
short rations, and disease played
havoc Avith it and cut off Deventer's
communications. T'he enemy,- operating on ..interior raihvay lines,
brought against the decimated British force superior numbers, but DeA--
criter held out against overwhelming
odds, and by his successful stand decided the campaign. At the" end of
the rains he was reinforced, and.from
then on the British kept the enemy
on the move. A Belgium column
from the northeast aided in the drive
and in flic southeast corner, to which
the German .remnants retreated, British forces from Rhodesia and * Portuguese . troops from Mozambique
completed: the cordon.
In the boldness;of his plans and
in-the-risks'; involved, the inarch into
the unchartered interior of East Africa recalls the famous inarch of
Roberts to Kandahar. Through an.
unknown'.and' hostile territory,: fighting through the trackless jungle, and
beset by hunger and disease; the little army of Smutsat length emerged
victorious. Three years ago (the record of Smuts' daring strategy _ and
the superhuman task accomplished
by his army Avould have thrilled the
world. Although the', fighting in
East Africa has been on a smaller
scale than that in the principal theatres of Avar, it has upheld the proudest traditions of British arms.���Toronto  Globe.
Poles Will Not
Fight For Masters
People in Occupied Territory    ShoAv
No Eagerness to Help
Germany
German efforts to induce the able-
bodied Poles living in the occupied
districts of Russian Poland to volunteer for the "Polish Army" that the
Teuton military authorities arc said
to have planned to use as-a buffer lo
protect their forces from an advance
by the Russian troops are reported
as having proved futile, and a story
from Berlin which has reached the
Corricre dclla Sera 'of Milan says
that obligatory military scrA*ice has
ai ready been introduced in the
oci upied territory.'
Despite the German government's
al'cmpls lo arouse enthusiasm aniong
the Polish for the new army and occasional reports from Berlin or Warsaw telling of a general rallying tj
the colors by Polish students and the
Polish youth in general, neivs from.
Polish and Russian sources fails lo
reA'eal any eagerness on the. part oj
the, people in the occupied territory
to enlist to fight for the" Central
Powers. The Russian Polish newspaper Wprzod recently printed a resolution adopted ' _ by the Polish
Socialist party advising the Polish
workingmen not - to enlist in the
Polish army until they were called to
arms by a government that had been
chosen by the people and the chamber of deputies,' and declaring that
the workers demanded the immediate
ending of the recruiting of Avorkers
in Poland and Lithuania. This resolution was endorsed by a large
number of the inhabitants of the occupied region.
Rural Education Conditions
Importance of Primary School Training as Shown by Survey
In a survey of agricultural conditions in Dundas county, Ontario, conducted by the Commission of Conservation in 1916, the subject of education is reported on -as follows:
Ninety-eight per cent, of the 400
farmers visited had attended public
school only, and one per cent, had
attended high school. None had attended college and one of the 400 had
attended business college. Ninety-
two per cent, of the fanners' wives
had attended public school only.
'Ihree per cent, had attended hign
school and none had attended col-,
lege-.
Nine per cent, reported the children as having school gardens Avhile
22 per cent, reported having a home
gaidcn under the supervision of the
teacher. Forty-seven per cent, stated that they' had attended a short
course in agriculture and 93 per ceni.
were in favor of short courses for
the young people. Many of these
short courses consist of judging classes in seed grain and live slock, held
in various parts of the country, lo
which "all farmers arc invited. Ninety-seven per cent, were satisfied with
the schools as at present managed.
If the farmers' training is to be iui-
pio-.'cd, the improvement must evidently be made in the training in the
rural school. Hence the wisdom
and advisability of making the rural
school training as efficient, adequate
and suitable as possible lo prepare
the young men and the young women for real life in the country. The
leaching of agriculture should occupy
a more prolniiicnt place on the rural
school  curriculum  than at present.
Needs No Excuse
Must Brace Ourselves
State Slavery
Of all the "porlentiotis phenomena
of this Avar, the return to state slavery is perhaps the most stunning rev
elation of what civilization wn'
henceforth be "up against" if it cannot find a way to keep the peace.
Before the war millions of working-
men in Europe hold the view that
they might as well work for one
master as for another, and that if
their country was invaded it meant
simply a change of master. The deportation of Belgians for forced lab
or ended that theory, Avhile the
spread of industrial conscription
must intensify to the limit the hostility of the common people to militarism.���From the Springfield Republican.
We Must All Be Prepared to Make
Even Greater Sacrifices
We have constantly to .bear in
mind the prime minister's Avarning
that, if the enemy's victory is impossible, our victory is still difficult. We
have- deliberately decided that avc
will not be content merely to restore
the status quo and throAV back" the
aggressor ivithin his own territory,
Wc look for a' reconstruction of Europe Avhich, just and wise as it may
be, has yet to be accomplished. That
decision requires us to be ready for
a final phase which may be the most
arduous of all. We must be prepared
to make even greater sacrifices in
blood and treasure, to submit - to
economies which avc have hardly yet
The Farmer Can Use a Car to Better
Advantage Than the City Man
Il is natural, avIicii one studies the
situation, that the farmers of the
country should iioav be buying half
the automobiles that arc on the market. Aside from the fact that the
farmer has had a. year of exceptional
prosperity and that the distances he
travels make some vehicle an economic necessity, he is in a better position to keep an auto at a-minimum
expense than is the city man. In tlie
first place, he is likely to be something of a machinist and Avill do a
good deal of his oavii repair Avork,
being forced by his distance from
toAvn to "rely on his own re-sources.
Then he is likely to haA'e' a barn or
a shed already built, and will be put
to no expense for the building or
rent of a garage. Almost every
lime he goes anywhere he saves lime
that is an asset in his business. Jf
he is AA'ise, possession of the auto enables him to reduce the number of
his horses sufficiently to pay for the
gasoline he consumes. The city man
has no such offsets, "and unless he
uses the auto in his business he. must
figure on a clear added expense-
Portland  Oregonian.
Greater Profits
From Clean Seed
Good
gram
will
If Good Crops are Expected
Seed Must Be Sown
The quality of the' seed
sown on the farm next spring
depend upon the farmer himself. This
is a matter Avhich is entirely in his
own hands. ]f-good crops are to be
expected, good seed must be sowii.
The farmer should, prepare "the
seed iioav for the spring sowing. During the Avinter months, when other
farm Work is not pressing, is the best
time to clean the grain for seed. The
best grain sown on the farm should
be used and it should be put through
the fanning mill two or three times
at least, or until all of the light or
shrunEeii grain and the weed seed-;
are removed. There is a. distinct loss
in s-OAving weak seed and it is much
more profitable to screen out the'
shrunken and weak grain and feed it
than lo sow it and lose it. It is also
essential that weed seeds be not sown
if Aveed  growth  is  to be prevented.
The incrase in total yield is practically all profit. A crop -of wheat
from ordinary seed may yield 25
bushels per acre, and cost 20 bushels
per acre to produce, leaving five
bushels per acre as net profit. If, by
sowing well cleaned seed, the yield is
increased one bushel per acre, the in
crease in net profit is 20 per cent���
The cleaning of the seed in spare
time during the Avinter does not add
one cent to the cost of production.
When Avell cleaned seed is sown in
place of ordinary grain, the gain in
yield is, of course, much more than
one bushel per acre.    The  net profit
dreamed  of,  to  face with   composure 1 has often been increased .->0 per cent.
or even doubled. This is one Avay of
increasing production and profit.���F.
C. N. in  Conservation.
risks and losses greater than any avc
have experienced in the first years of
-,vr.r. The answer of the allied governments to the Germans overture
was. in these respects, a dccisi\"c turning point, and avc must noAV brace
ourselves to the consequences.���
Westminster Gazette.
The Bishop of Norwich, England,
has turned his Palace grounds into
market gardens, growing beet and
carrots instead of flowers. He affirms that the foliage of the vege-
tables has a good effect doAvn ' the
paths. He has geese strutting on tlie
laAvns, and with rabbits, which have
taken the place of butchers' meat, he
is able to economize and dole out
a little practical aid to any within
tits diocese who arc in need.
Bernstorff Shed Tears
"I'm so sorry.  HoAveA'er, I expected  it.     There  Avas  nothing   else   left
for the United States to do.    I wonder how I am to get home?"
In these Avords, his eyes moistened
Avith fears, Bernstorff receiA'ed his
discharge!    Then he added:
"I am not surprised. My government will not be surprised either.
The people in Berlin knew Avhat Avas
bound to happen if they took the action they have taken."
Never court a girl whose father is
a' pessimist, for he always has a
kick coming.
Canada to Train Twenty'
Squadrons of Air Men
Schools Will Be  Under Control    of
the1 Authorities of the Imperial Army-
Twcnty reserve aero squadrons Avill
be organized, trained and equipped
for the British Royal Flying Corps
by the Canadian government this
spring. The announcement Avas
made to the Aero Club of America
by the Aero Club of Cana.da, of
Avhich Colonel W. Hamilton "Merrill
is prcside.nl.
The aviation training schools being established in Canada to train
the aA'iators arc under the control of
the Imperial Army authorities. The
Munitions Board has charge of having constructed the 360 training aeroplanes required. The British gOA--
crnmenl is said lo intend spending
$80,000,000 in developing aeroplanes
and aviators- in the Dominion.
As in the case of the United Slates
the number of men. anxious to join
the air service is large. . The waling
list numbers thousands,-7 and the
training Avill begin on a large scale
early in the spring. "Candidates for
the  air   service  must  be  from   19   to
25*, -   '" "-V ': '..���"'.'   '   '
The Aero Club of Canada at Toronto will assist in securing;-and
training the aviators. ��� * . ��� ':
Acocreling lo reliable reports from
England, the British government
has spent $250,000,000 for*, the :air
scivice" ,in the last twelve months, in
building* up the Royal. Flying Corps
.".ncl the .'Royal Naval Air Service.
There arc about 12,000 aviators in
the. two services.-
Henry Woodhouse, a member of
the" Board of Governors of the Aero
Club  of America,  said:
"The employment of aeroplanes in
the present' Avar is iioav general.
Aeroplanes are used ascaA'alry .infantry; and artillery, rcconnoitering,
bombing, observing artillery fire,
photographing the enemy's positions
and the like.
"There are aeroplanes which carr.v
3 1-2 tons of .bombs, guns and. munitions. Some of these mount three-
inch guns, Which make them litcral-
ily flying artillery. These aeroplanes
arc useel to attack trains, ships and
bodies of troops. Operations are being extended more and more, and
there is no doubt that the Avas is to
end in the air.
"Other countries are also greatly
expanding their, air services, and
many countries arc looking towards
the United Stales to supply the aero
planes anel motors���principally the
latt.cr.
"They want large, high horsepower motors in large quantities. Fortunately, American aeroplane motors
are now as good as the very best
European motors, and there are 17
different types of motors of upwards
of 170 horsepower being developed
in the Unitccl States.
The Nation's
Resources
National   Safety   Demands   That   We
Be Able to Utilize Them Pro-
perly
The war has agitated every British
country to its foundations. It has
caused a searching of heart which the
Avorld has not known before in modern limes. Among the most remarkable of its results has been the reexamination Avhich each nation has
been compelled lo. make with regard
to its material resources. The gospel which we have been preaching
for sonic years past has now been
found to be the true gospel. It has
been found by hard experience that
national safety demands 'that the nation should not only possess them
economically. Whereas, a feAV years
:.y;o people listened to the discussion
of this subject with polite but some-
Avhat academic interest, they now
know thai no subject is of more importance to the national well-being,
and that the lack of developed capacity to utilize eA'ery possible resource may in certain emergencies
mean   disaster. Therefore,   though
it be a time of Avar, when -thoughts
of Avar and matters relating directly
lo its conduct occupy people's minds
almost exclusively, yet it has become
clear through the very lessons taught
us by the Avar that our Avork is of
the most far-reaching importance.
JlA-cry consideration points to vigorous and aggressiA'c action rather than
lo postponement or delay.���Sir Clifford Sifton, at Eighth Annual Meeting, Commission of Conservation.
Empire Must Keep Soldiers
We must organize, as well as lay
dcAvn new principles. The resources
of ihe Empire arc enormous, and the
war has shown how much our existence depends upon a far greater
concentration upon our own poAverr.
of production from the soil. When
we think of the future of our ex-
solidcrs, avc must especially think of
turning them into land settlers and
food producers. Wc may hope lo
see many of them at Avork vipon the
land in the Mother Country, but the
Avidcr spaces and freer life of Canadian lands must prove irresistibly attractive to large numbers, and wc
must set to Avork now if wc are not
to see ex-service men pass to foreign
lands and lose their British citizenship, as they did after the South
���African War.���Canadian Gazelle.
World's Sheep Figures
Many Countries in Which "Sheep are
Actually Declining in Numbers
Up until 1913 Australia still led
the world for numbers, when she had
85,000,000 head, but Avas being closely followed by the Argentine with
80,000,000. Drought is said to have
reduced Australia's sheep in 1915 to
72,000,000 head, Avhich reduces her to '
third place. Asiatic and European
Russia combined possess about 70,-
000,000 sheep. The United States
had about 50,000,000 sheep on farms
and ranges on April 15, 1916. Next
below the United States follow, in
order, British South Africa, A\ith 36,-
000,000 sheep; the United Kingdom,
with 28,000,000; Uruguav, with 26,-
000,000, and New Zealand, with 25,-
000,000. France has over 16,000,000
sheep, Spain a little less than 16.-
000,000, Italv over 11,000,000, and
Brazil somewhat less than 11,000,000
sheep.
Since about 1907 or 190S sheep
have absolutely increased iii the Argentine;, Uruguay, and New Zealand
���all countries of high importance���
and have increased also in Biitish
East Africa, -British South Africa,
Bulgaria, possibly Chile, Madagascar,
anel possibly Serbia. In a fcAv other
countries sheep arc maintaining their
numbers absolutely. The countries
in Avhich sheep are absolutely declining (i.e., in .'actual numbers) include such countries of high importance as Australia, European Russia,
the United Kingdom and the United
States: Among the countries of less
importance shoAving a decline are
Algeria, France, Austria, Belgium,
Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany,
Holland,  Sweden  and  SAvilzerland.
Sheep in relation" to population
make a Avorse show than in regard to
absolute numbers. Uruguay and
British South Africa arc the only
countries of .importance- in which
sheep are increasing in comparison
Avitli population in very recent years,
and the only other countries in this
class are British East Africa, Madagascar, and possibly Serbia.
Faithful to Duty
Bear Is Mascot of Russian Regiment
on French  Front
Fighting with the Russian army in
France today is a huge bear from
Ihe Caucasian Mountains avIio seems
to enjoy his sojourn on the French
front fully as much as his masters
enjoy theirs.
He is mascot of-one of the Russian regiments that was transported
half way round the Avorld from the
Russian to the French front to show
the solidarity of the Allies.
When *the time comes for the
bear's regiment lo go in the front
line trenches for its six days of duty,
the bear goes along. Ho keeps the
all-night vigils ivith the sentinels
and as there is nothing else to cat
but the regular rations brought up
from the rear he permits the soldiers to divide their share with him..
The Russian army has brought with
it into France its own cuisine, and
the soups and dishes prepared wouh:
appear to be, judging from the appearance both of Ihe soldiers and the
bear, of a highly nourishing character.
When the bear has finished his
time in the front line, he accompanies the regiment to the rear for the
customary six days' of repose. He is
always ready to go anywhere provided he remains always with the men
of his  particular regiment.
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the   bill1
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Would  you  mind  itemizing
Doctor���Certainly not;
five dollars for the operation itself,
live hundred for my reputation, and
the rem*-"''1''''** Hi-cause you have tlie
money.
-m *i*7-"'-^v-  '-, rSj  .*��������������������������� .-������(���������"���������   ,  .���������j'.\.-v .��������� - W7', -vv-f?-- ..zy&s-���������..vrri'af-^-:- ���������?-.!  THE     GAZETTE,     HEDLEY, ,  XTTf  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  1  10 CENTS PER PLUG  r  Room  Nineteen  BY'  FLORENCE WARDEN  WARD. LOCK & CO,. LIMITED  LondoB. M������tt>ourM, .������d Toronto  %  (Continued.)  What should she do? Should she  run away? Or should she wait and  lace him"*'  She Avas not, however, allowed to  choose.       Wright A\as in  his    usual  ^^ j of pugilism, Mabin uas about to lake  ^ i advantage of it and run "away, Avhen  Wright made a savage dart xoiward,  and pinioned her against the wall.  "No, you don't get away, so uoa-.  linn!" cried he, grinding out the  words between his set teeth in a way  uhich suddenly revealed to her, as, no  .'���������ction she had Avilnesscd- on his part  before had ever done, the ferocity of  his nature.  "If you don't let me go," retorted  Mabin sharply, "I'll scream, and  bring everybody in the house lo sec  the way in which a gentleman can  behave."  He scoffed at the words, however,  and although he iioav held her by .he  aim, instead of holding bar iammed  against the Avail, he did not let her  go.  "What do I care?" he said ferociously. "Do you suppose it matters  two straws to mc Avhelhcr you think  me a gentleman or nol?   Or Avheth������r  ah'zcd how helpless she was, in the  face of all this rascality, and tin's indifference.  Supposing thai Wright should succeed in putting the final touches to  the work he had begun at the office;  supposing he. should force his way  into the room where- Ciprian lay iii,  and were lo lake advantage of' the  sick man's helplessness aiid murder  him, as he Avould certainly have no  scruple about doing, Avhat. would happen ?  (To Be Continued.')        ������  afternoon conditioti; but although h*jM'lc servants do, eh?    No, It elo-sn't.  might have  found it hard    to    Avalkj 1-������11  -"-'O' bet your bottom dollar as  steadily, he could run extremely fast  and the next minute the girl found  1 e-rsclf hauled out of her hiding-place  behind ihe door, and faced by the angry Wright.  "Nc-av, then, ������������������ you miserable little  mischief-making eavesdropper," he  erie-d violently, "what are you up to,  eli?    What arc you doing here?"  Mabin tried to get away, bul she  could not. He was clutching her.  with a grip from which there was, at  any rate for the moment, no escape.  "1 was doing* nothing Mr. Wright,"  she said. "And 1 was certainly nol  eavesdropping, because that means  listening, and there Avas nobody lo  listen to."  "You AA'ere playing the spy, anyhow. And I hate people of that sort  underhand, sreakiug creatures that  have nothing better lo do than lo gel  other people into trouble by telling  talcs, generally made up, by the  Avay."  He stared at her insolently, offensively. Mabin said ^nothing. She  did not want a battle of Avords Avilh  this wretch, wlioin she haled and  feared in equal proportions. She  was trying to decide Avliat she had  belter Wo, Avhclher she should go  straight to Lord Moorhampton as  soon as he came back from his ride,  tell him all about the presence of his  son in the. house, and beg him to  turn Wright out of the house, at any  fate until he had heard fromCiprian's  lip's Avhat he had to tell; or Avhcthcr  lo that. My aim in life has never  been to be considcreel a gentleman,  or any rot of thai sort.   It has been  to get my own Aiay, and, by George,  One Way to Save  Is a Simple Matter if an Organized  System Is Adopted  The American Bankers' Association' have united in an advertising  campaign, the expense of "Avhich is  ccjually borne by those avIio lake  part. ;,The adA'crtisciucnl reads " as  follows:  "Resolved-this first dav of Tanuary  A. D.  1917:  "That. 1 need tlie assistance    of a  Phenomenal Strides Made by  Canadian Northern Railway System  In First Year as; Transcontinental  New System in the Past Year Carried Approximately 131,000,000   Bushels;  of Wheat, an Increase of 125 per  Cent.  Over Previous    Year.'     Company's New    Mileage    on    Pacific  Coast and Northern Ontario Makes  Astonishing Showing Right   From  Commencement of Operation. Com' ���������������������������  pany's Lines Ivlost Favorably Loc ated.    ������  From Our Own Correspondent  Toronto  __ Tlie phenomenal gains that the  Canadian Northern 'Railway reports  for its year as a transcontinental line  makes the- statement one of the most  important that has ever been issued  by any rail\\ray in Canada. Il is even  doubtful Avhcthcr the tremendous increases in business handled Ikia-c ever  been duplicated by any system in the  Avorld. There arc many features to  the report that make it of special im  7  friendly bank in my efforts- lo attain I port to eArery Canadian, owing to the  she should leave that to Mrs. Lowndes, avIio Avould have the Aveight of  years anel of her established position  in the household lo back her up in  her'advice.  For the one thing necessary,    uoav  that Wright knew of Ciprian's presence in the'house, Avas to get "rid of  him.    It_Avas noAV impossible to ��������� carry out the first'ahd best plan, and to  keep  Ciprian  concealed until he-was  avcII enough to hold his o'avii Avith the  rascal who had tried to murder him.  Much   as   she   dreaded   tlie   effect   of  (he excitement upon* the sick man, a  premature  explosion was  now incA'i-  table, and all that could be donCAvas  to prepare for it as avcII as possible.  There  Avas   a  pause  A\*hen   Wright  had   made'   his    aggressive    speech.  Mabin- hung her head and said nothing; Wright  glared  doAvnat her inquisitively.      Suddenly    his    manner  changed���������for the worse, as it seemed  to the girl."   From actively offensive  he became  conciliatory after his exceedingly citstateful   fashion.  "Gome now," he said, "You and I  ought to be friends, you know. I'm  sure I bear you no ill will, in spite  of the aAvful things you took it into  your pretty little head to say. a'.out  inc. I "flon't bear malice. Come. 1  could get you turned out of the house  'today, if I liked I don't Avant to do  that I'd rather make it up, forgive  and forget, all that sort of thing, you  know. Come, let's kiss and be  friends."  Misled, probably,' by the air of depression Avhich he look,', for despair.  Wright' tried to kiss her. Mabin  drew herself up like an arrow, and  gave him such ' an unexpectedly  si long push that he released his hold  of her arm, and staggered back with  a loud thud against tiie opposite wall.  Though rather ashamed at this feat  I've always got it, aud so 1   ino-'in to  do to  the  end."  Every word was a menace, as she-  knew. Every look of his bold eyes  was a Avarning that, as he hail been  so far successful in his rascality, so  he counted upon being successful  still. \  Bul she was a little afraid of him  for herself, besides being terribly anxious on somebody else's account.  So she said nothing, and remained  A'ery still, watching for an opporluni-  tv to make her escape, and thinking  hard. She Avas conscious that much  ,of what he had said Avas true. She  knew that he had managed to get a  tight grip on his sister, and on Lord  Moorhampton through her, and, incredible though il seemed, she knew  Uial his credit stood higher than her  in  the  family counsels.  He A\*as again deceived by her apparent submission. _  "Well iioav, is it to be peace or war  between you and me, eh?" asked he  in  a Avould-bc genial tone  Mabin made a restless movement,  Avondcring whether it would not be  belter to warn.him openly....She had  had little luck, certainly in accusing  him before, but now there Avas another life at stake, or so it seemed  to her excited imagination; and Avliat-  evcr he might choose to call her, he  could not fail, she thought, to understand that she Avas in earnest, and  that she kncAV too'much to be safely  defied if it should come lo.au open  scnndalin the house.  5io she looked up Avith suddenness  which Avas  startling.  ���������'I'That depends,  Mr.  Wright,"    she  said flashing out the  words sharply,  and accompanying them Avith a look  Avliich was eloquent of her mistrust.  "Depends���������on Avhat?"  "On yourself."    '...:.  "Well,  Avhat  do   you   Avant  mc   to  do?" Tic asked in a mocking    tone,  half playful, and. hot without a  note  of most unwelcome admiration.  "I Avant you," replied Mabin, seizing Avith promptitude this occasion  for speaking out, "to go aAvay, Mr.  Wright, to leave this house."  "'  His surprise nearly took away his  breath. Was the absurd little creature serious?  "You���������ask���������mc, to leave the  house I" he said at last/ Avhen he. had  financial success; and  "That 1 Avill prove my thrift by  opening a savings account* tomorrow  in (home (oavu) bank, in Avhich I promise myself lo deposit a definite  amount not less than once a month.  "HaA*e you made such a resolution?  If ndt, do il today, and 'then-keep it."  We hear a good deahof impracticable discussion  these days as  to  the  best Ayax to save.    Thrift, of course,  is desirable al all times, but especial-1  ly so at the present.    The man who  has made a practice of saA-ing part of  his income is the one  for whom approaching  old  age  has   no    terrors^  But the faddist is abroad.    The advocate of the penny bank in schools **"s  really a A'ery simple matter if an organized system is adopted.    Children  should   receive   their  first   lessons   in  thrift at home.     Gh'c  a   chilcl  a  toy  bank; let him place in it the'pennics  \ihich he would  otherwise expend in  'the purchase of comestibles; let him  place, there  anything  he  is  able    to J  earn,  and at  regular intervals,  Avhcnjago  he  has  an  amount  Avortli   while,  let  him deposit il lo his oavu credit    in  the regular savings banks.   There aie  lessons in -morality,' in ethics, and. in  other branches  which  it is  the  duty  of the" parents, and not of the teacher, to impart.  Penny savings banks in schools  are so much lumber added to a curriculum that is already too -heavy.  They arc not fair" to the teachers or  the banks, and create strife-and jealousy among the children themselves  by making public property of family  'matters.which should be regarded as  sacred. ������������������  . ,  Tavo children carry money to  school, tiie one five cents, the other  a dollar, and a social ��������� distinction is  at once established. One child knows  the financial standing of another. The  legitimate system of banking ensures the secrecy Avhich is so essential.  One half of the Avorld does not knoAV  the bank- account of the other.���������-  From the Peterborough Review.  interest the country has in the building up of this important transcontinental line and the attractive territory thai has been developed through  the completion of the system. The  feature of the report that is likely lo  be especially gratifying is that aaIu'cIi  sIioavs the prominent part the Canadian Northern, with its' transcontinental system, has been able to play-  in handling such a large proportion  of the grain requirements of the  Mother Country.  Right along it has been the contention of Sir William Mackenzie  aud his associates that it Avas only  a matter of a A'c'ry short period before Canada and the Empire Avould  enjoy tlie benefits of the big .system  that "had been built up across the Dominion, and the shoAving made in the  report indicates that thcse_ hopes  have been realized much earlier than  it Avon Id Ikia'-'c been thought possible  vheu'the transcontinental system Avas  set in  operation a  litl  PASSED STONE FROM BLADDER  Jolietto, F.Q,  "During August last, I v/eut to  Montreal to consult a specialist a3  I had fceon suffering terribly with  Stono in Uib Bladder. Ho decided  to operate but said the stono was  too larsre to reraovo aud too hard  to crush. I returned homo and  was rocomniended by a friend to try  ������ M4M  v.  KSDNEY3  "Thoy relieved Ui8 pain. I continued to take G'lW PILLS, and to  my great surprise and joy, I paused  tho atone.  "GIN FILLS are the best medicine in tho world.    I will recommend them .-J! tho rest of wy life.  J. Albert Iiessard."  All druggists soil Gin Pills at  SOc. a bor, or 0 boxes for $2.50.  WATIOrTAL BKTJG-&  CHEMICAL  (30.   OF  CANADA,   LIMITED  Toronto,  Ont. ' 75  W.      N,      U.     1150  satisfied himself,  by  careful    consid  oration  of her ' earnest,    impassioned  face, that she Avas, "to leave .my sis  lev's house!    And why, pray?   What  icasou can you give?"  Mabin held her ground. She was  now quite composed, trembling certainly,' but not otherwise outAvardly  disturbed.  "I want you lo go because if you  don't, I shall have to ask Lord .Moorhampton to send you away."  ' She Avas taking the bull by the  horns, indeed. Wright could scarcely believe his ears. It almost sob  creel him, indeed, to hear this "bit  of a girl" holding* her own so resolutely, and taking up such a strong  position.  '���������There, I forgive you!'' he ?aid  suddenly, after a pause. "Of-course  it's only your fun. Otherwise it would  be quite too preposterous. Quite too  much cheek for .anything."  Mabin still kept her eyes fixed  ���������steadily upon his flushed face.  "There's nothing to forgive," she  .s*aid,_ "on your side. If there's any  forgiveness ivanted, it's not: from vqu  Mr.  Wright." '.. .   '  He moved impatiently.  "I suppose you're going* lo bring  up that confounded nonsense about,  the child again, eh?"  "No,  I'm not."  "Vou'rc going to accuse me. again  of trying to poison the brat? Good  Heavens! One would think you avctc  a lunatic to suggest such a thing Miss  Wrest. Indeed I suppose my sister's  right, and you're not quite all there."  And lie touched his forehead significantly..  Mabin felt chilled. After all, was  there not good reason to think thai  these two, the brother and sister,  might succeed in making out 'a case,  if they concocted a plot to have her  proved insane. And even as .this  idea flashed into her mind, Mabin re-  High Praise for Western Creamery  The'firm in England Avhich received  the co-operative car of creamery but--  ter shipped last October from the  three Prairie 'Provinces slates' that  this was certainly the finest parcel it  had received from Canada.". "If," it  aelelcd, "the three provinces maintain  this quality there is no doubt but that  your butters Avill command A-ery high  prices in the British "-markets."  Important Gains of Year  A few of the outstanding features  of Ihe leporl arc as follows: An increase in freight traffic during the  year of $S,352,412, equivalent to as  much as -45.87 per cent.; increase in  pasesngcr traffic, $717,2<-!6, of a gain  of 13.25 per cent.; an increase in total  .operating revenue of $9,564,168, or  36.91 per cent, over the prcA'ious year.  That the. company's lines bandied" over .131,000,000 bushels of _' grain is  proof positive that the railway1* has  been located in the best grain growing areas of the West. .-..  The exact grain traffic handled  amounted to.'-131,978,809 bushels as  compared with 58,575,520'bushels -in  1915,-or'an increase of 73,403,289,  cquiyrtlent to an-increase of as ..much  as 125.31 per cent. ,.'_���������'.���������.  That the company has been able to  make such striking gains in the  amount of-.traffic 'handled over its'  lines Avill undoubtedly��������� be more readily appreciated Avhen it is rcmcnibei\.d  that it Avas only operated as a transcontinental system-'during the last  scA-en of ��������� the'twelve months of the fiscal year,-aiid Avhcn.it is recalled that  last Avinter the Aveather conditions til    '  the   Western provinces,    aud   * more-  par licularly   in     British-     Columbia,  Avere thc^mosl severe that had been '  experienced  in  a   great  many  years, >  in fact, in some instances, Avere    the  most difficult ^hat Canadian raihvays x  had ever to meet in that part of the  country.     It should also   be pointed  out that the company ,had the disad- ~  vantage, OAving to the conditions arising from the war, of being Avithout its    -  own terminals in such important ccn-*  tres as Vancouver in the West, anel  Monlrcal'iu the East.  Company's Earning Power  The development that is sure to ba  most  favorably  received     by  everybody avIio is folloAving the growth of  the larger    Canadian    railways    Avill  come from the fact that the Canadian  Northern^ Raihvay   has   come   AA'illii.i    '  hailing distance of earning its    total  fixed    charges,    the    deficit    for the  year being brought doivn tq less than    "  a  quarter of a million  dollars,, a  reduction from the prcA'ious year of almost $1,400,000.  Some of the interesting features of  Ihe Board of .Directors' report as indicating the position of the line and.  the progress it has-made,include tho  folloAving:  .���������  An agreement of great importance  in the 'development of the system^"  freight and passenger traffic \A'as  made Avith the Cnnard Steamship Co.  in future the Cnnard Line and the *  Canadian Northern Uaihvay will be,  in fact, a_ single transportation unit  over a  year! between   Europe and  Canada.  The possession of such faA'orablo  grades as those on the system's lines  has given the Canadian Northern an  a,ready important advantage in the  economy of operation, particularly in  carrying the tAvo commodities offer- "  ing in largest volume, viz.: lumber  and grain.  '���������, The main Pne of the Canadian  Northern Raihvay from Quebec to  ���������Vancouver:, is superior to any line  crossing the., continent of America in  points of grade and curA'aturcs favoring traffic.  . The lines of'the company's system  arc now serving 75 percent, of tho  aggregate population of the cities  and towns of all Canada, having  5,000 inhabitants and over.  The present situation emphasizes  the. f.\ct that the Raihvay is not as  dependent upon grain crop -C^e3*-  ment as in'the past, and in becomh>J  transcontinental lias acquired a highly dh'ersified trafficl The eleA'elop--  l'-enls of the year confirm the Directors in the belief that they strongly*  bold, that the ultimate prosperity of  the Canadian Northern Raihvay  System_ is-ineasurable only by the  prosperity of the Dominion of Caiia-i  da".   ���������'  Boats Will Be::," .':.:-:  .Scarce', on. Lakes  T-.ired  aching feet feeS tq*  freshed after, an application  of Sloan's- Liniment, do noi  rub, it penetrates and soothes.  t Cleaner than mussy plasters or  ointments, does not stain the ski'%.  Have a bottle handy for rheumatic pains, neuralgia, gout, lumbago, sprains, strains, toothache,  bruises and muscle soreness. .  At ell dni^'gisro, 25c. '50c. and $1.00,  Many Steamers Taken to trie . Coast  and Some Have Been Lost  Small carriers and boats*-for special  trades will be scarce on the Great-  Lakes during* the coming season, as,  in addition-jo vessels of 'that class  lost during the past two years, 98  were sent to  the coast.  The total tonnage of lake boats  taken* to salt water Avas 174,476. That  figure does not include a number of  s learn ers Avhich have been sold to  eastern parties, and will leave the  lakes this year. Thirty-eight Canadian steamers, of 73,7717 gross tons,  Avere sent to the coast since the buying movement started in 1915. Since  that time 39 American steel steamers,  of 75,39S tons; three American iron  steamers, of 5,878 tons, and 18 American Avoodcn steamers, of 19/129 tons,  left  the lakes.  Thirty-two lake steamers were taken over by English parties, and nine  steamers Avere purchased by the  French gOA'crnmcnt. A large number.of ucav vessels Avere turned out  on the lakes for coast service, and  during the past eighteen months  American shipyards .built vessels of  208,000 gross tons for foreign parties,  A number of lake boats that, Avcrc  takcii to ti'fc coast Avere lost.  The shifting of so much tonnage  ivill mean that capacity for grain and  coal Avill be cut quite a bit, as most  of the vessels that: were sold Avcrc operated in the latter trades. There  are only ,-a few American steel steamers of Wetland Canal size left on the  Great Lukes, nnd the supply of Lake  Ontario tonnage will be short of the  demand.  That is,the idea, however it  may be expressed, that people  always get about  You've no idea how crisp  and tasty "sodas" can be until  you have" sampled the contents  of the triple-sealed Som-Mor  Carton.  In Packages Only.  As light refreshment try out  She Emphasized the "You"  Mc���������Tho fooln r.n: not all dead yet, ||  She���������TJiRt's'as  tnia us  you live,      El  North'"������est Biscuit Co., Limited  EDMONTON   m  ALTA, 0  il I'   J:      ,',-7"   '-',-, 7 >',>   :V,    . "    !*���������'������.'    , '" ~7-*"7 7 .!'./''-"'-'  "*;  ���������'.'   ^f*   -.- -    '���������"   >   -   * ���������  ���������,'-.   -i-   ,  *.'..* V." .,��������������������������������� '<  -���������    "    ���������'   ���������"-���������   ��������� i       ,,       ' .*''/"', .',',',,i'    .'������:������������������-.    .        ' '    ,  ;--,-;>.--_  '        V     ���������''������������������.  '   ''. '      .'-'*.   r'-z.~. *~7-.-  ! -'     --' ���������     "-,";���������,;''>    -  ,    ,'.     -7  .-'���������>;--';-"-,-..7   .', -      - '','-,' ���������    ' '   ,C    '��������� - . ��������� -" \ , ���������   ���������"' - ' ������ -        '   "   .   '��������� , i - '     ���������'-,*-"      *    ' ",   ,  7;���������- ���������-%  BE  L  ttHS     GAZETTE.     HEDLEY..    ������.    IE  twiuj*^.~xjax>!KMy.y.''.'^:^K**'*y'^y^  TORONTO,   OUT.  MONTREAL       --,.������������������ -~������~  ' mi ^��������� ',      ,.���������-*fr..-.  GroAving  Friend���������I    understand    that - your  yipractice is getting larger.  .'.-Young Doctor���������That's    true.      My  !>aticnl has gained nearly ten pounds  n ^thc    past    few   Aveeks.���������Boston  Evening Transcript.  The Hun Must Go  NESS  . Jmpure Blood Means a    Breakdown  in Your Health     _  _ Impure  blood  is an  invitation    to  ���������Sickness.    The blood is.at Avork    day  and niglit to maintain the   hcalth,"and  any lack of strength or purity in the  blood  is.  a   weakness  in   the   defense  against 'disease.    Anaemia is the doctor's name for lack of blood.    There  anay be an actual loss in the qtianlit-/  cf the blood, or one or more of its  constituents may be lacking. Its stir-  ���������������st symptom is pallor.    Anaemia    is  farticularlyxcommon in young girls.  t is not, hoAvever, confined *.o them  alone, for it is .this same lack of blood  that prevents  full  recovery' after ��������� la  fiippe, fevers, malaria and operations,  t is also present in old age and in  persons who have been under unusual  ���������mental or physical strain. If you arc  .suffering from this trouble take    Dr.  , Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People.  They make pure new blood AvilL  every elose and this.ncAV blood m ,-ans  Jhcaltli and strength. Thousands have  proved the truth of these statements,  among them Mrs. John Hyatt, Metis-  Icow, Alta.; avIio says:���������"About a year  ago I Avas in a badly run doAvn condition, my blood Avas Avatcry,    I    Avas  .'Very nervous, slept badly at 'night:  suffered from frequent headaches and  'found my housework an almost ihtolr  (erablc burden, my appetite Avas poor,  and I diel not seem to assimilate tho  food I took, altogether my condition  isecmed serious.*     As    there ivas  no  - (doctor in our neighborhood I decided  to,-"give Dr.'Williams' Pink Pills a  'trial,- and I hay.e much cause to be  thankful that I did so, as in a few  weeks I could feel a great change for  tthe better. I .continued the use of the  pills for some time longer and found  a complete - cure.* I feel better than  1 ��������� have'-for..: years and ..'can' therefore  cheerfully - recommend Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills to all-who are weak and  run doAvn."  You cam get these pills from any  'dealer in medicine or by mail at 50  cents a box or six boxes for    $2;50  ,'from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Jirockvillc,. Ont. >.  A Lonely Continent  Rational Geographic Magazine Points  Out Isolated Position of    *'���������'. '  Australia , 7-  Australia^ is the most isolated of all  {inhabited continents and is remote  tfrom the centre of all the Avorld's  ���������activities.���������- Northivard the sailing distance to Japan is, approximately ��������� 3,-  !D00 nautical miles'; to India, 2,500  imilcs South America., is 7,000 miles  tec. the cast, and'Africa an equal distance Avest. '  From Louilqn to the capital of  "Australia" ships by the Suez roufc  ���������Jn.verse approximately 11,000 miles  of ������������������ water- and by the '.Panama canai  12,734 miles. From California ports  tlie route via Samoa, or Fiji, o~  Tahiti cover a quarter'of"'the circumference of tlie earth, Australia's  only large ciA-ilizcd/ neighbor Avithin  a;radius of 1,000 miles is'Java.  Bix���������Say, Avhal's the rest of that  eruotation beginning, "Truth is  ���������mighty?"  Dix���������"Scarce," 1 guess.  No Longer Under Illusion Regarding  .   - The Enemy  The plain matter of fact is that the  German Empire has made itself impossible in Europe. Its root ideas, its  fundamental conception, its '"historic  estimate of men and things, its manners, its customs, its behavior, are  all so Avielely different from what 'avc  associate with the best elements of  European culture that it - must be  taught to amend its Avays and accept  a elcfeat which means humiliation.  We can no longer be under any illusions as to the kind of enemy that  avc are forced to fight. And the more  avc survey the savagery of the modern Hun and recognize the fact that  he does not belong to our century at  all, but to some horrible early time  of rapine and crime, the more do avc  appreciate the tremendous nature of  our task.'���������Condon Telegraph.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Daylight Saving  Many Good Arguments Advanced in  Its Favor  There is no real reason that Ave can  see Avhy this daylight-saving plan  should not be put into operation. Undoubtedly physical and economic betterment Avould result. It has been put  in successful, operation in England,  France, Germany, Nonvay, SAvcdcn,  Denmark, and is receiving the support of the American Federation of  Labor in this country. There can be  hi lie doubt but that avc Avaste mucii  sunlight. In the good old sumniei  time the country's Avorkcrs -would receive the maximum amount of sunshine they would have more time for  lccrcation, less Avork in the heat of  the afternoon, under this plan. The  manufacturer Avould have less lighting bills, his Avorkcrs Avould be healthier, niore efficient, more industrious,  and - give better service.���������Buffalo  Ncavs,       '  Investigate Grain  Rust Problem  Government Will Plan to Prevent the  Damage From This Cause  Hon. Martin Burrell, minister of  agriculture has announced the appointment of \V. P. Fraser, M.A.,  I hill pathologist of MacDonald College, to investigate the problem of  grain rust on the prairie provinces.  It is estimated that the damage  from rust last year totalled probably  one hundred million dollars. The  chief damage was in Manitoba and  Southern SaskatchcAvan.  My. Eurrell has been giving special  attention to the problem, and two  vcll-cquippcd laboratories have been  built on the experimental farms at  Erandon and  Indian Head.  Mr. Burrell has iioav been fortunate to secure the sendee of Mr. Fraser to take charge of this Avork and  carry on extensh-c investigations.  Mr. Eraser is a graduate of Dal-  housie and Cornell universities, and  is recognized as one of the greatest  authorities on the continent en fungus diseases. He will leaA-e shortly  to take up his iioav Avork. He Avill  have a botanical assistant.  For any floors  wood, linole  f3BSmmrtt*in*rniB *wjtt'������i*ii TITTffi  Easily Qtid/Quickly Cured with '  EGYPTIAN  LINIMENT  For Sale by All Dealers  "Douglas & Co.. Prop'ru. Napaaau, Oa*&  quickly takes up ail the dirt  and  removes  all  time  stains  Will Starve Foe Till Harvest  -There is more"- Catarrh ��������� in this section.--'ol  the country than ���������all other diseases put together, and for years it was supposed to bo  . ncurable. Doctors prescribed local remedies,  .find by constantly failing- to cure -with local  treatment, pronounced it incurable. Catarrh  is a local disease, greatly influenced: bycoii-  ���������tilutidnal conditions and therefore requires  constitutional treatment. Hall's ' Catarrh  Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co.,  Toledo, Ohio, is a constitutional remedy, ii  .*aken internally and acts through the Blood  an the Mucous Surfaces of the System. One  Hundred Dollars reward is offered for any  case that Hall's Catarrh Cure fails to cure.  Send for circulars  and  testimonials.  F." J.   CHENEY  &  CO., Toledo,  Ohio.  Sold by Druggists, 75c.  *'-       Host and House Guest  "I say, old top, 1  wish you Avould-  n't be continually kissing the Avife!    I  chink once Avhen you come and once  when you go quite sufficient."  "But, my dear man, I can't Avc^.r  myself out coming and going all the  time just to please you."���������Judge.  LIFT YOUR CORNS  -    OFF WITH FINGERS  The Wrong Sister       .  . Mrs." Grump������������������Emily-'Smifh  of  the  flat upstairs fell    on    the    ice    and  sprained her Ayrist.  Grump���������Emily? What "'infernal  luck! Why wasn't it Geraidine, Avho  pounds' the piano ?  No matter how deep-rooted the  corn or Avart may be, it must yield to  HolloAA-ay's Corn Cure if used as directed. .    ���������     '  ��������� ���������  Living up to His Name  When the train stopped at an inland Virginia station the northern  tourist sauntered out on the platform. Beneath a tall pine stood a  lean animal Avith scraggy" bristles.  The tourist Avas interested".  "-'".What-3b you call that?" he quired  of a lanky "cracker."  "Razorback haAVg."  "Well, Avhat is  he doing  against,that tree?"  "lie's stropping _ himself,  jest stropping himself."���������  Magazine.  rubbing  mister;  -Harper's  How to loosen a tender corn  . or callus so it lifts out  without pain  Let folks step on your feet hereafter; Avcar shoes a size smaller if  you like, for corns ivill never again  send electric sparks of pain through  you, according to this Cincinnati authority.  He says that a Icav drops of a drug  called freczone, applied directly upon  a tender, aching corn, instantly re-  lieA-es soreness, and soon the entire  corn, root and all, lifts right out.,  This drug dries at once and simply  shrivels up the corn or, callus Avithout  c\-eh irritating the surrounding tissue.  A small bottle of freczone obtained  at any drug store will cost very little  but Avill positively remove every hard  or soft corn or callus from one's feet.  If your druggist hasn't stocked this  neAV drug yet, tell him to get a small  bottle of freezone fo/' you from his  Avholesale drug house.  Unneighborly  Little Faith' Avas possessed of a  most friendly disposition. To satisfy  her nccel; for companionship she demanded speech affectionate and often. One night her brother was  studying his -arithmetic lesson assiduously.. After calling to him scA'cral  times '.AA'ithout. .receiving a reply, she  appealed to her father to stir him_ up.  "George is busy," her father said.  "I-knoAV," replied Faith, "but he  might at least have said, 'Shut up!'"  German Vice-Chancellor Admits the  ���������    Prospects are Disconcerting  Dr. .Karl Iiclffcrich, the German  Imperial Vicc-Chanccllor, speaking ar  plenary council, is quoted by Reuter's  Amsterdam correspondent as saying:  "Britain's Avar of starvation has  from the first brought .clearly before  lhe~"cycs pf the. German people" the  fact that Germany slands or falls  Avith_ils agriculture. Owing to the  activity of the submarines and the  failure of the harvests, Britain, too,  is thrown back upon her agriculture,  and Avhile I believe the British fanner Avill do his utmost to meet the situation,''! prophesy his failure."  Regarding the submarine campaign  the elespatch adds, Dr. Hclfferich declared:  "Wc considered the matter carefully aud have dared. We arc certain of success, and ivill not alloAV  thai success to be Avrcstcd from us bj-  anything or anybody."  After appealing for fresh efforts  by the agiiculturalists, he added:  "Until the next harvest''comes there  is still a long and not an easy road  to-'travcl. Even the best economic  plan for the next year and the most  stubborn Avork and sacrifice on the  pari 'of the farmer for the coming  harvest,do not relieve us of the iron  necessity, of managing for a number  of niouths Avith AA'hat Ave have ��������� in  hand." 7 , - '    -  Germany Must Be Crushed  There is no chance left of peaceful compromise, Wc cannot hope to  re-establish the principle to,AA'hich Ave  arc committed 'until Germany is reduced to impotence and consequently to reason. Her mood now is one  of madness. Force is the only thing  Avhich she respects. She will show  no' repentance for her manifold  crimes and brutalities, until her pres-  scnt poAvcr and spirit are crushed.���������  Ncav York Tribune.  Away With' Depression and Melancholy.���������These t\\-o evils'.are .'-the accompaniment of a.elisprdercd stomach and ��������� torpid liver and mean  Av'rclchedncss to all whom they visit.  The surest and spceeliestway to combat them is Avitli Parrhelcels Vegetable Pills, Avhich -will restore the  healthful action of the stomach' and  bring relief. They 'have'' proA-cd their  usefulness in tliousanels of cases and  will continue to give 'relief to the  suffering Avho arc Avisc enough to use  them. ���������'   :  Can't Avoid Them  ���������   "Don't you find it hard these times  to meet expenses?" ;    "  "Hard? Man alive, I meet expenses  at every turn."���������Boston Transcript.  Worms are encouraged by morbid  conditions of the stomach and boAA'-  cis, and so subsist.* Miller's Worm  PoAvdcrs will alter these conditions  almost' immediately and ivill SAveep  -the Avorms aivay. No destructive  parasite can live in contact with'this  medicine, Avhich is not only a- worm  destroyer, but a health-giving medicine most beneficial to the j-oung  constitution, and as such it has no  superior.   ���������  "He passed  "Naturally;  man."  away very calmly."  he   was   an   casy-goin������  There's a good way  to keep growing boys and girls  healthy and happy and that is  to give them  for breakfast.  This wonderfully nourishing  food has a sweet, nutty flavor that  makes it popular with children.  One of the feiv sweet foods  that does not harm digestion, but  builds them  strong and bright.  Jit grocers everywhere. -  Minard's  Liniment  for  Sale  where.  Every-  Minarel's  Have  Liniment  Co.,  Limited,  used    MINA RD'S      LINIMENT   for 'Croup;     found     nothing  equal* to it; sure cure.  CHAS.  E.  SHARP.  Hawkshaw, N.B.,  Sept.  1st, 1905.  Millions of Acres Untilled  Development   of   Latent   Resources  Necessary to Preserve Empire  Millions of acres of land in A'arious  colonics arc untilled, and from them  more millions of money may be obtained.    Slate monopolies should    be  created in such commodities as palm  oil, which in large measure belong tc  no   one  in  particular.       Men    of  all  opinions agree that avc can never be  again  content AA'ith the old miserable  pioduction of home-grOAvn food. The ;  development  of  agriculture  both     in j  Great Britain and the Dominions ab- .  solutely depends on state aid. It must ;  subsidize land banks, erect grain elc-j  vators and build and let on hire ag-1  ricultu'ral machinery, and here again;  you Avill find large and legitimate in-'  come.    The opportunities arc almost  unlimited.    If they arc neglected, tlT*  Empire ivill pay    for    victory    with  something i-cry like economic ruin.���������  London Daily Express.  W;     N      U.     1150  "I Avant you to understand that 1  got my money by hard Avork."  "Why, I thought it Avas left you by  your uncle."  "So it Avas; but I had hard Avork  getting it aAvay from the laAvycrs.",  WOMEN OF CANADA.  Fort Coulonge, Quebec.���������"I am happy  to tell you that your medicine did ma  wonderful   good.  I   was   troubled  with weakness and  I tried wines and  other   things   but  received very little  benefit.    I    wa$  young at the timo  and knew very_ little about medicine*  till a  lady  friend  camo to me Trith  a   bottle   of   Dr,  Pierce's     Favorito  Prescription.    I  became  strong   and   a  year   afterward   had   tAvins."���������Mhs.  J  Bhadt, Fort Coulonge, Quebec.  Thousands of women right here ia  Canada who are now blessed with robuBS  health cannot understand why thousands  of other women continue to worry> and  suffer when they can obtain for a trifling  sum Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription,  which rail', surely and quickly banish all  pain, distress and misery and restore the  womanly health.   v.  Young mothers who preserve"1 the  charms of face and figure in spite of an  increasing family and the care of groA-ring  children are always to be envied. "Favor-  He Prescription "gives the strength and  Health upon which happy motherhood  iepends. It enables the mother to nour*  ish the infant life depending on her, and  enjoy the happiness of Avatching the development of a perfectly healthy child.  A   GREAT   BOOK   THAT EVERY  WOMAN  SHOULD   HAVE.  Over a milhoa copies of the "The  People's Common Sense Medical Adviser"  are now in the hands of the people. It is  a book that everyone should have and read  in case of accident or sickness.  Send fifty cents (or stamps) for mailing  charges to Dr. Pierce's. Invalids' Hotel,  Buffalo, "N. Y., and enclose this notice  and you Avill receive by return mail, all  charges and customs duty prepaid, tbi������  valuable book,  . Discretion in War Time  The practice of. most of the Cana������  dian neAvspapcrs may.be regarded as:  a good example to follow. , They  print plenty of iicavs, fill their papers  with interesting and timely information and interviews, but carefully  ai-oid publishing anything ivhich it ia  their business to conceal from the *  enemy Avith whom they arc at Avar.  There never Avas a better chance for  American newspaper proprietors,  publishers,and editors to shoiv Iioav  avcII their craft can serve the country  and Iioav carefully they can refrain  from setting the momentary pleasure  of exclusive news ahead of the genuine satisfaction of ncA'cr betraying a  valuable  secret.���������Ncav York  Sun.  Doctor Tells How to Strengthen  Eyesight 50 per cent In One  Week's Time in Many Instances  A Free Prescription You Can Have Filled  and Use at Korae  LONDON.���������Do you wear glasses? Are  you a victim of eye strain or other eye weak-  nesse������f If ao, you will be glad to know  that according to Dr. Lewis there is real hope  for you. Many whoso eyes were failmp say  they have hai their eyes restored through the  principle oi this wonderful free prescription.  One man sayi, after trying it: "I was almost  blind; could not see to read at all. Now 1  can read everything without any glasses and  my eyes do not water any more. At night  they would pain dreadfully | now they feel  fino all the time. It was like a miracle 'o  me." A lady who used it says: "The.atmos-  phore seemed hazy with or without glasses,  but after using this prescription for fifteen  days everything seems clear. I can even read  ifine print without glasses.".- It is believed  that thousands who wear glasses can now discard them in a reasonable time and multitudes  more will be able te strengthen their 'ryes  to as to be spared the trouble and expense of  ������ver getting glasses. Eye troubles oi many  description* may be wonderfully benefited by  following the simple rules. ?Hcre in the pre*  scription: Go to any active drug store ana  tret a bottle of Bon-Opto tablets. Drop one  Son-Opto tablet in a fourth of a glass of  water and allow to dissolve. With thu liquid  bathe the eyes "ftvo to four times daily. Yotl  should notice your eyes clear up perceptibly  right from the start and inflammation will  quickly disappear. If your eyes are bother'  ing you, even a little, take steps to sav������  them now before it is too late. Many, hope,  lessly blind might have been saved if they had  cared for their eye3 in time.  Note.: Another prominent Physician t������  whom the above article was submitted, said I  "Bon-Opto is a very remarkable remedy. It*  constituent ingredients are welt known M eminent eye specialists and widely prescribed by  them. Tho manufacturers guarantee it to  strengthen eyesight SO per cent, in one week t  time in many instances or refund the moneyw  It can be obtained from any good druggist  and is one of the very few preparations I  feel should be kept on hand for regular us������  in almost every family." The Valm������a Drud  Co., Store 6, Toronto, irtU *11 your orMri U  yow* druegj't Swinsv t  ^^ss^^^f-^isissmmm  agassaMis^iiaw^tffl^iii^^^  '~SMa������i-(J THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B
Coleman & 60.
"The Big Store"
;i
tliev five
lo the
south   caMi-in
province.    The
satisfied    with
so htindrcd.-* of
General
Merchants
KEREMEOS, B. C.
Tfie NicKel Plate
Barfiei^Sliop
SnTISFAGTORy, SANITARY
TONSORIflL SERVICE
Tlijs shop it equipped with
Baths and all the latest
Electrical   Appliances.
W.T.BUTLER, - Prop.
continuous menace
industry  of thy
portion    of   Ihe
t'ompniiy wn-.n't
British   minors,
laborers,  princi-
p.'ilJy from soul li eastern Furope.
! wore imported.    This  gave the
"horgnnizers" their opporunity,
nnd tlio mine owners found that
inslend of  having lo deal Avith
.a democracy of intelligent miners,   they  wore  up against an
autocracy of shro-Avd individuals
in control of .a lierd of  very ignorant bohunks, whoso concep-
tisn of liberty  \A-as---strike just
to sIioaa' the boss that they could
strike."     Those people   should
never lia\-e been allowed to enter Canada.    Many  of them escaped from the .Coal Creek corrals    and    drifted   into   other
camps  and  sent'  for   relatives
and friends  at-home, and uoav
there   . are   -very-  feAV   British
Avorking in the mines or smelters  of  British  Columbia".    The
government Avill eventualy have
to take over the. coal  areas of
the CroAv's Nest as a. protection
to   metalliferous    mining.      Tt
might just as avoII -do it iioav as
later, and keep the metal mines
Avorking nnd continuing a, very
necessary   output   during   the
war, while copper, lead ,and zinc
are in such demand.
MONTHLY REPORT
Hedley Patriotic Fund Com
raittee
The Hedley Patriotic Funds
commit fee submit the following
report cOA-ering collectionsmade
for I he mouth of Fob. If your
name does not- appear your
subscription -has not been received during the month. Tn
some   cases    subscriptions _ are
paid in advance and have previously been acknoAA'ledgcd. "Jf
you are in arrears please hand
your subscription to the Treasurer. Collections' made as per
list, month of Feb., $03.5.05. Of
this amount $15-1.65'Avas subscribed for the Red ley Enlisted
Men's_ Fund. The balance.
97S0.40, was subscribed for the
Canadian Patriotic Fund.
Following Avill show the
amounts remitted to the Canadian Patriotic- Fund:
Remitted $10028 05
January, 1017       812 55
^ham.
%h$ Ifeedley (tozefte
Subscriptions in Advance
Per Year :$2M
"   (United States)  2.50
Advertising Rates
Measurement; Vi lines to the inch.
Transient Advertisements���-not exceeding one
inch, ��1.25 for-one insertion, 25 cents for
each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,
12 cents nor lino 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 I inches, ��1.00
' per inch per month. To constant advertisers
tokinfr larger space than four inches, on
application, rates will be given of reduced
��� charges, based on size of space and length
of time.
Certificate of Improvements ��10.00
(Adhere more than one claim appears
in notice, ��2.50 for each additional
claim.)
Jar. XV. Gi mica. Publisher-.
An Endless ^
Last   week  The   Herald
pages, luiA'ina
Jleclley, P. ('.. .May.'l 1017.
was
issued in ton pages. luiA'ing tAvo
large double page advertisements from the departmental
stores as Avell as many other
comprehensive advertisements
from othe dealers of the district.
It is very satisfactory to observe the splendid advertising
patronage AA'ith which the home
paper is favored. The Herald
undoubtedly oavcs a debt of
gratitude to the home industry
spirits of the merchants of (lie
toAvn. With a corps of live-
AA-ire business men such as the
the toAvn seems to possess there
is.no reason why the commercial actiVity and groAvth of the
place "should be in any Avay
stinted.
With   the continued  patron-
February, 1017. .-.
7S0
$11021 90
C. P. Dalton,
Sec.-Trcas.
Wo  hereby  certify  that   avc
have  examined  the  books and
accounts of the Hedley Patriotic
Funds   Committee and find the
above statement to be  correct.
H. D. Barxes   1 i    ,.,
���p.xM..GirJLTSsvn-:iAud,tors-'
���pay n i> r.L ~d ii d ircn o jts ,
It. Anderson	
G R Allen "....
A Atnej- - ���	
A Appleton ' -.
L Barlow	
A. Beam	
J-'KM.
F. Bentley ...:    8.50
" He who does me once.'shanie on liim;
He who does me twice, shame on me."
This and That.
Ourt legislators;"appear to ii*-
more anxious to' muck-rake in
the '"filth eif the past than build
for the future.
R. S. Conklik has been gazetted a justice of the peace.
That is about all R. S. avi'11 get
out of the coast bunch. Blessed
��� aire#the meek for they shall inherit non-paying jobs.
Tnrc priemier of British
lumbia   raises  his  oavu   sa
$3,700,  and  to  even   thing.'
taxes;-movie  tickets  5c on
And the
both
going and
Co-
ary
2oc."
common   people" pay
There are no indications of
our legislators attempting to
improve the financial position
of the province hy reducing
their salaries. Instead, the an-
ual '���donations" to the premier,
deputy minister of lands, and
some others have been increased
while the amounts for public
improvements have been re
duced all along the line. If the
salaries of members, ministers,
and all employees receiA'ing
tnoro than $2,000 a year Avere
cut down 25 per cent, it Avould
show an honest intention on
the part of ���our legislators to
economize. - ���
Thjsuh   is  a  lock-out  in   the
mines of the Consolidated company    at    Rossland,   and   the
mines and smelters of the 15. C.
Copper    and    Gran by   in   the
Boundary district are running
with  reducrd forces  OAving to
shortage, of  coke.    The  Trail
smelter may also bo compelled
to reduce tonnage for. the same
reason.   This aviII affect the silver-lead-zinc mines of the proA'ince. - The government should
take some action in tho direction of - straightening out the
Crow's Nest Coal company, its
age,-both as to advertising and
job printing, of the people of
the town, the paper will continue to increase; in size and importance.-- Penticton Herald.
The  same   may lie said of all
the   Western   toAvns.    When  a
man has confidence in his goods
he advertises them)    He .wishes'.
tlie  public���-all   the. 'people   of
his  eHstrieiT- to "���examine tlwi'iY!
The live, business  man   doesn't
depend on making a hVing out
of   the   weaklings  and   strays,
like  coyotes' in   the  Avake of a
herd.    He has something that
appeals  to  the sense and  the
pocket, thereforehe advertises���
wishes  tlie  people to examine
and- judge  for   themselves.   A
legitimate   business,   run  with
the object of giving a A'alne for
the     money    iiH'cstnd    by    its
patrons. It means, permanency,"'
stability, solvency; that the ad-"
A'ortiser wishes, Ivy fair dealing,
to   continue   his   business,   increase,   his*   sales,    invest   his
profits and make  a  permanent
home in (he community: not to
gather in  a   fow stray  dollars
and then  move  on.    For these
reasons  the publisher  of   The
Gazette does not ask  people to
advertise.    The   man   avIio   bo-
lieA'es in himself and  tlie goods
he sells will use printer's ink.
egislature
A bill   before  the
dealing   with the   maintenance
of sick and destitute 'persons by-
near   relatives  seems   to   have
been A'ery hastily conceived.   It
is   fathered   by   tho   attorncy-
geueral, but.   he  must   be   una-
AA'aro  of  its   contents.    It, provides that on complaint oh oath
of any person that he or. she is
a sick   or destitute-.person and
has a near relative of sufficient
financial   ability   to  contribute
to his or   her  support, a magistrate can  summon   such person
to sIioav cause why a maintenance order should not be made.
This  opens   up  such   a A'ista of
possibilities that   Ave  believe in
itself it Avould  be an incentive
to  pauperism.    We only allude
to  this  one  aspect of the bill,
which as a Avhole is  by far too
paternal and Avhich Avould pro-
vido for an inquisition into private  affairs  which  should not
���"horjganizers" and bohunks, for I be tolerated.���Colonist.
Leo Brown	
Ii.  BaSSO	
P. Basso	
J. 11. Brown	
12. Berg	
T O Bevan	
O. A. Brown	
R. Boyd	
T Baud	
G G Bowerman...
B Bowerman	
A. Clare	
R. S.'Gollin	
\YY- AY". CoiTi'gjin..
D. Curry	
J. Coultliaiel	
T P Corrigan.   .  . .
Richard OInie	
F. C. Chapman	
T. Garnis	
P. Deeario	
.1 DeGi-oe	
S Dogadin	
OEEiicson'.*.	
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J . G.iai i-.... . V	
W. T. Grieve^.!...
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K. O. Peterson	
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J. JJ. Brass.	
Pi I) Boeing	
H. I). Barn'es	
W, T. BiilIhi-...:	
O. Bai-iiiiin  .
Fj 'li  Burr.	
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\Y. J. Ciit'iii.ick 	
It. J. Cnriigan....'	
J E Craig	
The R-.lv Reduction Co.
R. J. hMmoiu!.....'	
P. II, Piencb ......	
J. K, Fraser :..
AY' J Forbes.	
P, M. Gillespie.	
S I'MIamilton.	
A. T. Uoiswell	
P Meldslali	
Alius- Mei kins	
Miss IiikuiiU!	
G. P. Jones..'	
J. Jackson.	
F Lyon.  .t ���
Gin) liVon.	
John AlaiilKit'ei*. ���. .'���	
J MuidocliT	
A. J. Ah'Gibboii	
YV. A. xMc.hean...'	
Miss Roehe	
T. II. Rotlierhani	
G.__A. Riddle!	
Bruce Rolls 7	
Geo Shelder.       ..........
Jas.  .Stewart	
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Flooring,
Siding,
1 have a neAV
Fir   Finish
Lath, .Shingles, Doors and Windows.    Prices reasonable.
F! H. I��l - - CpTON, B. C!
���    a7f. & A- M,
KI'JO'Ul.AR inoiithly lucctiiiirs of
Hcdloy Lodge No. 43, A. F. & A. M.,
iu-u held on the second Fi-idnv in
-Jiioli nmiitliiii Fi'iiteriiitrlmll. Iledluy. "VjHl(iii��*
oroLlircn -ire cJi-dtully invited to attend.
Q. H. SPROULB,
AV. AI
S. E.
HAMILTON     .
Secretary
L. O.h.
Tlio Ucirulai* meetings til'
Jiccllcy Lodge ,1711 are nold on
Lho /list and third Monday In
oviiry month in Mio Oi-nu-ro Hall
Ladies meet, 'Jnd and I 'J'nui jay.-i
Viuttliifj lirothorn arc cordially iin-ttud
W. LOSSVSLK, AV. AI.      ������'���'���
u. P. joyics, Scc't: '..-.-  '.-
NicKel Plate Camp
No. 15662
Modern Woodmen
of America
Fraternity Hall the Third
Thursday in each mouth at 8 p. hi.'-
A.      Aid':, V. C.       J. S.Arrt'u, Clerk.
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