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 ���������   y^-f-:---ytyyr,/-y-. y/>.y,>;yy-yt."-y-'-' .-'���������>',-/:���������;>;" ' ''"��������� '- ���������"  JflS.GLftRKE  Watchmaker  HeDM_E*V. B.C.  31ooks and Watches for Sale.  ���������  !  ravel by Auto...  | Call up Phone No. 12  pood stock of U01.se-> and  Riiy-. on  iJHjind.    II  Or-ders for  Twinil.in  pionipt ly atLi-iidi'd  to  15   W   U () I)     K OK    s.   \ "I. I1'.'  PALACE  |/ery, Feed k Sale Stables  KEREMEOS ITEMS.  ftiie 12  IlKDLKY    H. C.  D. J,  INNIS  Hioptiottn  Whomps n  1'IIOSi: bki-mouh o'llt  ^V.lOK. ���������Wr"8ri*KN CA.V.1DA  I'mmell Laird & Co. Ltd.  -,. Steel Manufacturers   ���������    ,  '   Sheffield, Eng.       s  '  ( Hoes and Warehouse, 8t7-fa." IJentty Street  Vancouver, B. C.'  J ~ f  ���������- A.  F.  &  A.  M.  REGULAR monthly meetings ol  Hedley Lodge No. 13, A. l'\ & A. 11.,  tiro hold on tho seeond   1'i-idn.y in  ��������� ji month in t'rator mty hall.'Uodlcy. Visitinpt  jfchren are cordially invited to attend.  S.E.HAMILTON  /Sh. SPROULE  W. At  Secretary  L. O. L.  The Kt-t-uhu iuouLiiih- > [  Hodlej Lodge 171-1 arc held on  -the first 'and third Hondas m  o\ cry month in the Ornngo Hall  gP Ladies meet 2nd and 1 Monday-*  JJsitm'- biethern me LOidnxlly invited  l] W. LOXSDALT*. W. H.  If H. K.HANSON, Sco't.  e    ���������Hi'        British Columbia Land Surveyor  T3L. No. 27  ���������S  oPENTICTON,  P. 0. DiiAWiiii KiO  -       -       B. C  f  P. W. GREGORY  "V   01V1L   ENGINKKR and BRITISH  ������       COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR -  to  Star Building  Princeton  ALTER   C1.WTON  C.   E.   HASKINR  CLAYTON & fiASKINS  Hamsters,  Solicitors, Etc.  \rONE*-" TO   LOAN  PENTICTON, - B. C.  fledieu Opera House  |   H. I. JONES, Manaoer  j['V  large,  commodious   hull for  Mlanees or other entertainment.  j :   !��������������� ' s  ? At _      _ C-*V  S Grand  Union |  Hotel  ���������%  '*?  '* s  '$   HEDLEY,* British Columbia   g  1  tf   Rates-$1.50 a Day and Up  |������*   First-Class Accommodation.  a'"  &   Bar Stocked  with Best Brands  n*t -  I  of Liquor and Cigars  A.   WINKLER,     Proprietor, g  ,*J  ,*?  ij-r.*?*-"******.** **������������������������..* f-���������^.KRim^iWKKiW***'-"'  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats always on  hand. Fresh Fish on  sale   every   Thursday.  y    YiiriTTf *"-"���������"���������  R. J. EDMOND, Prop.  GREAT  NORTHERN  HOTEL  '    HEDLEY B.C.  ���������    .Bur and Table the Best.   Rotes Modernto  Flrst Chiss Accommodntlon  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  Mrs/ Brown is visiting for a  few days at the coast.  R. II. Carmichael left last  week for Vancouver for a few  days.  The Welsh singers were in  town Friday on their way to  Oroville.  Mrs. McGuHio, after spending  some time herow ith her parents,  loft last week for Vancouver.  Mr. Paul Loudon of Loom'is  was in town on Monday.-and  registered at the Hotel Kereineos.  Mr. Coleman left on Saturday's train for Vancouver where  he will he absent for a week on  business.  *      %  A party of Keremeosites attended the concert'giCen by the  Welsh singers at Hedley on  Thursday evening. * ."��������� -  Miss Flo Daly entertained a-  few pf he.r friends at .a miscellaneous shower in honor of Miss  Armstrong last Friday afternoon. ���������' ��������� - _,. '  Miss Wood gave a curd party  and dance at her" school on Friday evening, lGlh inst., in aid of  the Belgians. A general good  time was enjoyed by all.  Married���������At the bride's home  on Tuesday, November 22nd,  Miss Mattie Armstrong, only  daughter,of Mr: and Mrs. J. W.  Armstrong, to Air.-Brown of  Vancouver.  Mrs. Newton entertained at  her home, Cawston, on Wednesday of last week at a  luncheon in honor-of Miss Armstrong, who was married on  -Tuesday'last.   ���������- - -  >������������������--      ,   *���������  Mr. Jones of Victoria who  has interests in the Horn Silver  mine, Similkameen, was in town  Monday and left ou Tuesday  for Hedley where he will stop  for a few days looking over  other properties.  Among those from Kereineos  who attended the dinner at  Olalla on Wednesday evening  from Keremeos were Mesdamos  Keeler. Stanton, Kerr and Carle,  Messrs. Keel or, Stanton, Corey,  and Albert and Arthur Mattice.  The monthly meeting of the  W. VI. S. was bald at the home  of Mrs. Carle. It was decided  to send the" quilts that weie  quilted some time ago to the  hospital at Kitamaat, and some  good warm clothing i.s being  sent lo Carnaby, B. C., to the  Indians.  The dinner that was given at  Olalla on November 12th in aid  of the Belgians wis well attended and was certainly a  credit, to Mrs. Love, the teacher,  and Mesdames Knowles, Wcil-  lace, Lelevere and Barcello, who  assisted Mrs Love. The sum  of $-10 was realized.  Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Williams  of Okanagan, Wash., arrived  here last week and will resido  here for the wintot. 'Mr. Williams has taken over the.barber  shop, and if he finds it satisfactory they will become permanent residents. Mr. Williams is  a graduate of a Seattle barber  college; he is also a musician.  The Hallowe'en party given  by Miss Sewell on Wednesday  evening, 15th inst., at the home  of Mrs. Crooker in aid of the  Belgians was well attended and  old timer of Keremeos, dead on  the   bridge  crossing  the   river.  Mr. Price has been suffering for  some time  from   dropsy, but of  late   had  been  improving and  his death came as a great shock  to his many friends. The funeral  was held Wednesday afternoon.  iCOn the evening  of  Saturday,  December 2nd, a concert will be  given by the   Peat  Concert Co.  under the auspices of St. John'--;  Ladies'  Guild. , The  Peat Concert Co. is made up" of returned  soldiers  who   are  located  in or  near Edmonton,  Alta., and the  principal    item"  on   their   program will be a, lecture by Lieut.  H. 11. 1'eat, who* went to France  -with   the first contingent   and  took   part in   many of the lirst  fierce struggles near Ypres. Besides  this  lecture the program  will be made up of  other items  by   the' members  of the party.  Coining on the Mime day as the  annual sale of St.  John's Guild,  a late tea will'be served after the  sale ot work and peop*e coming  in from a distance  may  in this  way stay over for  the. concert  in the evening.    The Peat company  give  one  quarter of the  proceeds to the- local Red Cross  Society.    Problems for the President.  Some time ago President Wilson in the course of a speech  said he wished -he knew who  was responsible for the "war.  what he proposed  to do  with  NICKEL PLATE SOCIAL CIRCLE  Correspondence from Above the Clouds  School Concert Was a Great  Success.  The  most/ sociable  event  of  the season was  enjoyed  at.the  I  TOWN AND DISTRICT I  the knowledge if ho   had it, he  did  not   think  it necessary   to  say.    We are, of course, bound  to believe that he is as ignorant  as he professed  to be, aud that  he honestly believes it possible  that  a    nation   armed, to   the  teeth   was  really   set  upon by  unprepai-ed neighbors: but there  are some   things  of   which  he  cannot   plead   ignorance.      He  cannot plead   that  he   does not  know who violated the integrity  of Belgium and spread destruction throughout  the  land.    lie  cannot  plead   that  ho does not  know "who  sank  the Lusitania  and sent more than a hundred  American citizens to their death.  He cannot plead   ignorance of  other simiiui outrages,  fie can  not   allege   that   he   does   not  know who attempted a virtual  submarine    blockade    of   New  York,    He  cannot allege   that  de does not  know  who  it was  who   treated   the United States  flag with contempt off the coast  of Spain.    He has nothing to do  with the cause  of the war, but  he hiis problems  enough  without it.    His latest arises out of  the    deportation    of    Belgians  from their own   country, an act  iu   direct  contra*, ontiou  of all  international law.    By this protest he has  entered   the. European conflict aud taken a course  which may compel   the  United  States' to   engage in hostilities.  It    seems    somewhat    strange  that the president is more,eager  to  assert   tho  rights   of   other  people than those  of   his  own,  but this is a. matter  for his decision   wholly.     He   has   done  right in   entering  his -protest,  although    not   as   yet . a   very  formal   one. in   the  caso of the  Belgians, and it is between him  and the  people   of  the   United  States how he   shall  safeguard  them or what he shall consider  due to the   flag   to   which  they  look  for protection.    In saying  these things wc   have no desire  to   place   the   president   in   an  unfavorable light.    ...    But  he has now stepped close to the  side of   the   ring  of  European  conflict and   has   taken   a posi-  Niclcel Plate, boarding house on  Friday evening in aid of the  Belgian Children Relief Fund,  by which $3-1 were contributed  to the cause. The concert,  which started promptly at 8  o'clock under the able management of the popular school  teacher, Miss N. Dill, was certainly worthy of all the praise  which that young lady received,  thei children having been drilled  up to the minute.  ��������� They started the program  with God Save tlie King, which  was-joinod in by all; then followed the flag drill,,each child  carrying a different flag, representing the allied forces, accompanied by Mr. Stevens, the  pianist.  Then came Master. Wlilie  Pearce with a recitation' "Empire First," which received full  applause.  Wesley Messenger recited  ���������'Chock Full of Summer" well.  Duet by Lillian Sampson and  Esther Johnson, "I wanta Nice  Big'Dolly," was  pleasing to all.  Percy Ilambly's recitation, "In  the School Report," was a great  suceess.  'in  The golf tournament  has not  yet been finished.  Mrs. J. Maierhoil' spent a few  a good time enjoyed by all.  Those who attended from Keremeos were Mesdames Keeler,  Brown   and  Carle;   the   Misses  Gibson and Miss Ramsay, and tum tVom wi)i(.b he ertUnot re-  Messrs. A.rinstrong, Keeler, Clif- _trent ��������� with dignity cTr advance  ton and Stanton.     . with sufficient, power to enforce  The community was shocked  ��������������� fornuil protest,���������The Colonist,  on Monday" rnorniu-r when Lee 1 Vu'tw'm> B- G-  Hoxey came to town  saying he      Greenwood   smelter   is    now  had found Mr. George Price, an  running two furnaces.  The song, "Busy Playmates,"  was very nicely rendered by the  class.  Margaret Rankin showed her  talent by a recitation '"The  Broken Doll.'*-  Next came Elsa Johnson with  a seasonable item,* '*Sing a Song  of .Winter."  In conclusion the pupils uniteel,  in "School in Mother Goose  Land."  Tho second part of the program was rendered by the best  local talent, as follows:  Song and'chorus by the Nickel  Plate Quartette, "The old Mill  Stream," and "Silver Threads  Among the Gold."  Banjo solo, Mr. Charles Uouse.  Song, Mr. John Hancock.  Recitation. "The Collier Lad,"  Mr. Fred Pearce.  Song and chorus by quartette,  "My Wild Irish RosJ."  Picolo, "Patriotic Airs," Mr.  Graham.  Song, "Josh Hoskins," Mr.  John Hancock.  Duet, -'Sweet Bell Mahone,"  Mr. and Mrs. Hancock.  Song, "Mother McChree," Mr.  Kennedy.  Song, "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," Mr. Caldwell.  "The Maple Leaf For Ever,"  by school and audience. All the  artists received lots of applause  with numerous encores.  Mr. Win. Sampson presided  and Mr. George Stevens was  accompanist.  The house was then turned  over to the well-known floor  manager, Mr. Gozon, and all  joined in dancing which lasted  until 1 a. in. After a vote of  thanks to Miss N. Dill and all  who took part in the evening's  amusements, the Home, Sweet  Home waltz was announced.  Refreshments were provided  by the ladies.  The Moxicans are pleased  with the election of -Wilson because they know they can go on  killing Americans and destroying American property with  impunity.���������Oroville Gazette.  In October about 500 tons of  .spelter were shipped from the  Trail refinery.  The Freddie Lee in the Slociin  will be a steady shipper:-next  year,  y   ' ;'   -��������� '';���������'.':'.'.:���������  Tho Sloean needs a central  power plant.  days in Hedley last week.  A. J. llorswell i.s moving to  the Rogers house, near the G.  N. station, this week.  Mrs. A. T. Horswell and Mrs.  T. II. Rotherham speut a few  days in Oroville this week.  A contract has been let for  1000 feet of drifting in the Silver King mine on Toad mountain.  Aboutan inch of snow covered  or partly covoredthe ground in  town for a couple of days this  week.  A number of Hedleyites attended the entertainment and  dance at the Mine Friday night,  and report a good time.  T. W. Smart, formerly of "the  Nickel Plate mine, has joined  the 6th Field Engineers and is  in training at North Vancouver.  W. A. McLean was in town  from Ashnola last Sunday. He  has the wagon road nearly'com-  pleted to-the forks of the creek.  Rev. Roberts Williams left  Thursday last for Mukilteo,  Wash. Mr. Williams is a forceful speaker and should make his  mark in the chnrch.  A letter received by, Mrs. J.  W. Wirth from''Pte. John G.  Corrigan states that Sergt. W.  Tucker, formerly'of Hedley, has  been awarded . the' military  medal for bravery. ���������  C. D. Campbell of Keremeos  was in town Tuesday.    He says  that the ranchers down the val-  ^t-~ * >-       .-.,. ���������^.-^   _    ���������    . ^   _   .���������^  ley have had difficulty in go'tting  c-ars iu which to ship their produce to outside markets.  Jim McNuity was down from  the mine Tuesday. He says his  partner in Phoenix actually  answered a letter, the first in  ten years. If "evil communications,,, etc., the opposite should  also bo true.  T. J. Griffin and J. P. Gorm-  ley have taken a lease and bond  on the O. K. mine near Oroville.  Tim writes that he expects to  ship about two cars of oro'per  month for a Starter and later  thi*-* output will be eoubled.  Christmas Hampers have been  sent to all the Hedley boys at  the front, in hospitals or in  training. In addition a draft  for ctl has been sent to each of  them, with best wishes from all  the people of Hedley and the  Nickel Plate mine.  A letter was received last week  by W. Mc Donga 11 stating that  his brother Rod had been killed  at the front in- the same action  in which B. A. Schubert.lost his  life. Other Hodlej* casualties  reported are J. Frame and Dan  Dolleinore, wounded.  Our thanks to the secretary  of the Spokane Apple Show for  a complimentary season ticket.  Also* to the K, V. R. for a pass  from Princeton to Penticton and  return, to attend the meeting  of the Press Association at the  latter place this week.  L.' A. and Mrs. Clarke of  of Green Mountain celebrated  the fiftieth anniversary of their,  wedding-Sunday last. A largo  number of children and grandchildren wore present at tho  anniversary.'.-Mrs. W. F. Forbes  of Hedley is a daughter.  Subscriptions have been coining in'nicely the past week, but  there are several hundred dollars owing us that we would  like to fondle before the Christmas holidays. If the paper does  not please you, buy a money  order for the amount of arrears and quit.  ,-y  The Welsh  concert Thursday -'  evening   was   well   patronized'  and  was one of  tho   best  entertainments    that    has   beon-  given   in  Hedley.    Every number   was    enthusiastically   applauded.  - The proceeds   were '  $1-18, of which  one-fourth  goes'  to local patriotic funds. .  Christina' Winkler called at  The Gazette office Tuesday and  informed us she was theven  years old. Christina has been  on the job all the time and  should know her own age, but  on inquiry it was found that  she was only three. This is an  instance of a "young lady not  being afraid to add a few years  to her age. ' ' '    ,  Persons wishing money orders   J  at the postoffice, are " requested-, J  if possible, to "do so on Mondays  Wedneadays and  Fridays.-yOn  mail   days  the postoffice  staff "'  are  pretty busy, t especially ' in  the morning, getting the "north- v  ern  mail ready',  and   there ,is  little, time  for registered  parcels  and  money   orders.    'The  holiday  seasoirf with its large*  increas of mail, is 'approaching^  and  consideration for the staff -.'  in the matter] of money orders  and registered parcelsfwould^be  appreciated.     -      ,      ^  --^V-  There  are*-manv items*froYn  the front or from hospitals'-th'at , "-  might    be   interesting   to ,pur  readers but can't be published^' *���������*"  " '  We  suppose -a censor is neces,-  sary in Canada or one wouldn't  have been appointed/and then  the office furnishes neededmeal  tickets to presumably deserving  camp-followers of  the party in  power.    Many   of   the   restric-   -  tions placed  upon  newspapers-,  appear ridiculous, if not imbe-.       ,,���������-'  (���������ile,~froni.'tiferrpubli^her's^.view-;-^ ** &>\  point.    But- all  this can be dis-   _,  cussed after the  war, even if it  has to be printed  in  French.or       "  *  some other foreign langeage to  get an audience. _-. "   '  ,   ���������;  r Jl  if  *; *v\l  -.:?m  vJ������8������  >������������������   ' &  ?/'/?<{  .;/i.i'**i  '.',*(&.  -4-  L J IS*1  -. fe<������|'  ���������< 'V C*1  >"-J^l���������v^  *    *   **" ***  ���������I*    O-rV'i,  ..-.;,;$*  ?'*t r  '-4*1  ' -*sl  *���������. -*-il  S- l*-i"--B  "-      i >^I  ".<  Ml  '���������#,  Emperor   Fmncis    Josef' of;  Austria crossed the  divide this"  week.    He should have a warm  reception  on  the "other side of ,  dead line.    Let us hope that his  running   mate,    Wilhelm.   will  not fade away before the Canadians get a rope around his neck.  It is reported that A. E. Kemp  will succeed Sir Sam Hughes as  minister of militia. Well, almost anything can do the work  now���������Even Bourassa.  '" *- <*>1  ->   >is-|  ���������    -!��������� "ri-'f  Approximately 200 tons of  ore have been shipped from the  Pathfinder mine, near Grand  Forks, to the Greenwood smelter. The first car netted about  100, but the returns from the  next three cars dropped to  nearly half that amount. This  ore was from the dump. A better grade of ore is now being  developed on the property.���������  Grand Forks Gazette.  Nickel was discovered by Con-  stodt in a Cobalt ore from Hels-  ingland, Sweden. By German  miners the mineral was know.n  as-kupfernickel (false or worthless copper), and it was from  this word that the name nickel  was derived.���������Cobalt Nugget.  The Rambler-Cariboo, Sloean, declared a dividend of  $17,500 this month, making  $87,500 this year. For years  previous to the time whon  Superintendent C.-iineron took  took charge, the: Ramblor declared deficits.  Miners that are being laid oil'  for the time being at tho Consolidated company's Rossland  mines are being taken care of  at other properties of tho com-  -pa"y ���������������������������- Trai 1 News.  The escapes from the internment camp at Morrissey aro becoming much too frequent.  ��������� -' ;^&&&iM  1 Ji..-Jf.\t-V.*fHA -   I *,->'.'-'    ,' >--  *'"'*"/'' <-i". 'f'-V "-"-���������" V *'*���������' v,v'',;  THE      GAZETTE.      HEDLEY,      B.      0..  Days of Rheumatism Now Over!  Wonderful Miracles Worked by " Nerviline"  [Steel on Hudson Bay Road  Is Now at Mile 300  Its Strange Power   is  Marvel of Thousands it  Has Cured  you  will welcome  the  good  news  fcliat "Ncrviline"  rapidly  relieves   the  ���������most     excruciating  ���������pains.  Ncrviline penetrates deeply into  the tissue, and possesses pain-subdu-  3ng power at least five times greater  than anything heretofore discovered.  Its curative influence upon rheumatic  ���������pains is really wonderful.  Ncrviline is -    offered      to      the  people    of this    community^ under  a    positive guarantee    of    its    rc-  Siablcncss.  agent of  ���������J;|lg'pain,  every    rheumatic    should    test  this great remedy.  Rheumatism is the greatest test  Ncrviline has to meet. It cures pains,  big and little, but to rheumatics especially it is a great blessing, just as  it is to those who suffer from neuralgia, sciatica, lumbago, stiffness or  enlarged  joints  As a    curative  severest  freely    on your  aches  and  pains.  Remember this:  There is nothing  harmful in Ncrviline.  You .can use it  children for their  It is dependable,  reliable, safe. Nothing to equal good  old Nerviline as a general family  remedy.  .Get the large SO cent family bottle;'  it is far more economical than the.  25' cent 'trial''size..-.- Sold by dealers  everywhere, or direct from The Ca-  tarrliozonc Co:, Kingston, Canada;  Scarcity of Steel and Labor Is Complained of, But Road Will Be  Completed Next Year  Steel has n5w reached mile 300 on  The Market Report  Weekly   Grain    Letter   Supplied   by  Randall, Gee & Mitchell, Ltd.,  Winnipeg  There is one feature of the present  wheat situation that is of the utmost  j importance,    and the    one    that, un  the Hudson's  Bay    railway.      W. J. doubtcdly, 'is  the cause for the pcr-  Young, of the construction staff, who  sistcnt strcngth of the market at the  lin c    l*ir>on    in    Tli r������     Pn c    r^r-f-nl 1 v        (\C- , l-.:~k       i ^..-.i Tl   ���������       j._       i. -    ��������� ~*-~A    4.1-��������� *.  British Sailors Are  Ever the Same in Valor  The British Spirit  of  3-Iave    Still   the    Same    Quality  Courage as in the Time  of Drake  The prestige of  the fleet  and  the  snation    which    it    represents    never  stood    higher.      When    Drake    was  about  to  meet  the   Spanish  Armada  he --wrote,   to  Queen    Elizabeth:  "I  "have not in my lifetime known better  -men and    possessed     with gallanter  minds than your Majesty's people arc  for the    most    part which    arc here  ���������gathered together, voluntarily to put  their hands and hearts to the finishing  of  this  great piece  of work" ���������  -men   "who 'for  the   defence   of  your  Majesty,    our    religion,    and    native  country,  have  resolutely vowed    the  hazard of their lives."    After an interval of nearly three and a half centuries,     the Commander-in-Chief    of  the  Grand  Fleet  writes  in  the same  sense:  "I  cannot  adequately _ express  the pride with which the spirit of the  Fleet fills mc."      Sir John Jcllicoc's  praise,  as he explains,  applies  to all  ranks���������those who handled  the ships,  fought  llie guns,  discharged  the  torpedoes, and did the hundred and one  duties    in a man-of-war    action, not  omitting those who worked with zeal  and devolion in the engine-rooms bc-  .low.    In the hour of supreme trial the  British Fleet was not found wauling,  but won a Victory which only narrowly fell short of fulfilling the Nclson-  san maxim���������Not victory, but annihilation���������and    may,    in spile    of    that,  prove" the decisive event of the naval  war.���������London Telegraph.  /  A Slow,  Silent, But Relentless Process That Must Crush the  Enemy  Sadly, grimly, the British arc going now about their'work. There is  no hymn of hale in their resources;  tliey have no ��������� "Marseillaise"; theirs  '.will be a slow, -silent but relentless  action. What you have to feel and  sec is millions of.men who arc at last  awake to the fact that all that lhe  means lo them, nationally, morally,  spiritually, has been threatened. After the tradition of his race and the  fashion of his nation the Englishman,  millions of him, has now gone out to  kill and be killed until the work that  is to be done is done. Once that  spirit was clear in England, then  those of us who believe that all that  America as well as all that democracy held best in the world was at  stake in this war could afford to roll  up the war maps and put aside the  battle reports. The incidental changes would mean nothing, and they  will mean nothing. "They come so  slowly," the Frenchman .told you of  his allies six months ago, but in saying this.he added out of his race consciousness of half a' thousand years  of Anglo-French conflict, "but-'when  they do come they will never stop."  ���������New York Tribune.  has been in The Pas recently, de  clarcs that given "a fair show in labor and rail supplies, the Hudson's  Bay road will positively be in the bay  port one year hence." There has  been some scarcity of labor, according to reports, and also some difficulty in getting steel rails. The steel  laid recently has been gathered fronr  sidings not required at present. At  mile 185 there is, an historic spot  where there is a portage known, as  Portage avenue. . Sir.'John Franklin,  who mentions" , the-' portage in his  book, came down the river with his  party and .crossed- at Thicket Portage. The Indians of the north have  used the-portage for hundreds of  years on their way to and from Norway House, Cross Lake and Nelson  House. Now there is a -trading post  and a sawmill, also a fox ranch.  Minard's   Liniment  where.  for   sale   every-  Urge Canada to  Train Disabled Warriors  -Hope for Poor Writers  , Motion pictures arc being cnrploy-  -ed for the purpose of'making a scientific study ..pf the various movements hi writing with a view to ascertaining .' how poor writers can  best be taught to improve. Motion  pictures have been taken of children  -of, two  groups:   good     writers  Miller's Worm Powders not only  expel worms from the system, but  will induce healthful conditions of the  system under which worms can no  longer thrive. Worms keep a child in  a continual slate of restlessness and  pain, and there can be no comfort for  the little one until the cause of suffering can be removed, which can be  easily done by the use of these powders, than which there is nothing  more effective.  A husband was seeing his wife off  for a country holiday which he was  .not able to share.    As  she got into  n;, . .. ,        ith'e' train   he   said,  "My. dear,   won't  poor writers.      Ihcsc    pictures have,  ou takc      m    fi ^   .& rcad'?^  been thrown    on  the  screen.for the      ������.oh) no,������ she responded innocent-  ,-��������� i   -i ,  k.inc*s    ������iily; "I shall depend upon your letters  which characterize good f^m llomc,������   y  on  mc  screen  purpose of analyzing  movements  as distinguished from ' poor writers.  The investigators arc not yet ready  to  make final  deductions as  to what  the films reveal, but they are of the  with    LOCAL    APPLICATION'S,    as they  opinion  that differences  in  rhythm of j-annot reach the scat of the disease.  Catarrh  More Extensive   Plans Are' Needed  in Great Britain  Canada is preparing plans for vocational, industrial and agricultural  training of soldiers incapacitated by  wounds or illness, and the British  War Office has established a number  of so-called Command Depots for the  re-education of disabled men who  may be fitted again for soldiering-.-  The system was introduced by Major R. Tait .Mackenzie, a Canadian Uy  birth, but professor of physical training at the University of Pennsjdvan-  ia, who is now in the Royal Army  Medical Corps.  It is now being urged upon the  British Army Council that somewhat  similar training centres should  forthwith be established for men incapable of further soldiering, and  discharged, owing to the loss of  limbs or sight, or otherwise.  James Robertson, who has just returned from France, where lie has  been carefully investigating the  French methods for the rc-cducalion  of disabled soldiers, is now pursuing  similar inquiries in London with a  view to an immediate report to the  Canadian authorities.  The London Times strongly urges  that far more extensive use be made  of,the period of convalescence to  teach disabled soldiers useful civil  employment, saying military discipline should be maintained until educational treatment has accomplished  all that is possible in restoring earning capacity.  Catarrh Cannot Be Cured  -n-t-inn m-icl in f-lif rn-nrdination of ils.a loca> disease, greatly influenced by con-  actron ana in tllC CO-orcimaUOn OI stitulional conditions, and in order to cure it  certain Strokes are among tire j you must take an internal remedy. Hall's  characteristics      which      will   form   a   Catarrh    Cure  is  taken-   internally  and   acts  f>-i.=;i- fr>r iiK-lcrino- irnnH -lnr" had Tnnvp-i .rous!* the blood on the mucous surfaces  DaSlS tor judging good ana_Daci move-..j{ tUc system.     HaI1-3  Catarrh  Cure was pre-  mcntS.   -lhe   advantage-Of   the   nims: bribed  by one of the best, physicians  in  this  is   that   they 'can   be   Stopped   at   anv:' country.  for .years.     It is  composed  of some  point for- detailed examination'  andof thc - b?st  tomes j.knpwn. .-.combined ��������� with  detailed examination  comparison, and, of course, they   can  be repeated any number of times.  "What's thc matter, Bobbie?"  "Please,    auntie,    I  don't  like  cake."  "Well, dear, don't cat it."  "But,  auntie,   I   have  eaten  it."  my  Some of the best blood purifiers. The perfect combination of the ingredients in Hall's  Catarrh Cure is what produces such wonderful results in catarrhal conditions. Send for  testimonials, free.  F. J. 'CHENEY  & CO.,  Props.,  Toledo,  O.  All  Druggists,  75c.  .Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  <?/  British Failure  "Another Article  Against Tea and  Coffee"���������  In spite of broad publicity,  many people do not realize  the harm that the drug, caffeine, in tea and coffee does  to many users, until they  try a 10 days' change to  FOSTUM  Postum satisfies the desire for a hot table drink,  and its users generally sleep  better, feel better, smile  oftener and enjoy life more.  A fair trial���������off both tea  and coffee and on Postum���������  shows  "There's a Reason"  Canadian Poatum Cereal Co., Ltd.,  Windsor, Oat.  Britain Has Accomplished Something  in the  War, Despite Her  Plodding Ways  - There is one of thc New York papers which can seldom refer to the  war without speaking of "British  failure," "British blunder," or "British delay." This has moved a correspondent to write in protest to another paper, the New York Times,  adding: "Thc saddest part of all this  is that the thick-headed British don't  seem to realize that they arc falling  down on the job. They just go plodding along, controlling the seas, furnishing an army of four or five million or so, lending their hard-battling  partners a few hundred million now  and then, starting up five or six thousand factories so that they and their  Allies shall have plenty of cannon and  shells, and seizing a mere dclaii of a  million square miles of German colonics���������:a!l thc while keeping the  wheels of commerce moving so that  our dear old United States can build  up its foreign trade to the extent of  several millions by virtue" of British  shipping. Certainly a' parlous state  of affairs." Yes, isn't it awful? And  then, again, the British navy lias  gone on trapping and destroying  German submarines till now one  hardly dares put its nose out of harbor, never realizing that'their work  was quite superfluous because President'' Wilson was protecting thc  rights of neutrals and non-combatants with notes from Washington,  ���������Montreal Plerald.  Its Virtue Cannot Be Described. ���������  No one can explain thc subtle power  that Dr. Thomas' Eclcctric Oil pos-,  scsscs. Thc originator was himself  surprised by the wonderful qualities  that his compound possessed. That  he was the benefactor of humanity is  shown by the myriads that risa in  praise of this wonderful Oil. So familiar is everyone with it that it is  prized as a household medicine every  where.  high level. It is to be note'd that  since the inceptive of thc advance thc  situation has grown steadily more  bullish. _ This is a development out of  the ordinary, as it is generally being  discovered after the agitation has  subsided and the early reports have  to be compared with thc actual outcome that thc scare exaggerated conditions. No one can say that that is  the case this season, for it- can' be  said that the run of news which, affected crop production is still favorable to high prices. Whatever other  influences have entered'into the. trade  calculations arc influences that are  based-on the possibility of the world's  supply of bread stuffs being augmented by the Russian surplus through  successful military operations of the  Entente Powers. ,  The foundation of the present bull  market was laid, of course, in the  heavy winter loss in the soft wheat  stales. At that time, thc liberality of  thc world's carry over from the generous 1915 harvest was a drag on any  permanent-market response. It was  the time when the,statistical position  of-the wheat hung heaviest on the  market. -Importers had thc utmost  confidence of obtaining'adequate.supr  plies and felt that they,had the" real  advantage- in the market.  It was ,the great heat v/ave of July  and its heavy toll of the spring wheat  crop that gave the real impetus to  the bull market. The winter wheat  harvest was moderate, and on thc lop  of that came a most unfavorable  Northwest harvest. From that time  on, thc developments have been towards a reduction of- the world's  avheat production. The yield in thc  United States allows only a small reserve above the country's needs, and  a surplus available for the export,  even with thc carry over of last season, is small when the conditions  governing the international market  are taken into account. The latest  reports from Canada indicate a decided shrinkage from expectations,  and the news from the other surplus  countries do not suggest at-this writing more than ordinary yields.  It is not expected that importing  countries will increase their production under the. abnormal conditions  that prevail.. In fact, thc reports are  unfavorable. The requirements from  exporters will be large this season,,  and exporting countries in the aggregate have far less to give than last  year. Whether prices have fully discounted' this extraordinary" situation  is a matter, of debate between the  bulls and thc bears. ��������� Thc situation  has not been exaggerated.  Q  of Happiness  in thes'* Tins of  Our new recipe book���������  "Desserts and Candies"���������  shows man-- new and  happy uses for "Crown  Brand'-'. Write for a copy,  lo our Montreal Office.  Makers of "Lily White"  , Cot n Syrup ��������� JScnsoit's  Cornstarch���������aud"Sitvey  Gloss" Laundry Starch,  10 pounds of delicloustieas, when eaten on Griddle Cakes.  Waffles, Muffins, Hot Biscuits or good wholesome Bread.  1   pounds of goodness, too, because "Crown Brand" Jsa  nourishing:, body-bulldinc food.  10ppund3 of conomy, \ -hen used In making Gingerbread,  Puddings and Sweet oaucos.  10 pounds of happiness, when converted Into home-       I  made Candy to dollght the children. '  Your dealer  has "Crown Brand" In 2,  5, 10  and 20 pound tins���������  THE CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED  MONTREAL, CARDINAL, BRANTFORD,  fOBI WILUAM.  TCHELL,  ERCHANTS  470 Grain Exchange  .  WE GET RESULTS THAT SATISFY.  Write for market information.  NNEAPOLIS  IPEG;     DULU  r  Micklcby: Old chap, didn't your  better judgment tell you not to make  that  investment?  Dingle: No, my better judgment  never tells me anything until after  I've gone and made a fool of myself!"  I.  James Richardson & Sons, Limited  GRAIN MERCHANTS  Western Offices      -       -       Winnipeg,-Calgary, Saskatoon.  Specialists in the* handling of farmers' shipments.    Write, wire' ]  or 'phone  our  nearest  office  for quotations or information.  Bill,your cars "NOTIFY JAMES   RICHARDSON   &   S'ONS,  LIMITED," to insure careful checking of grades.   Liberal advances  on bills of lading.    Quick adjustments   guaranteed   accompanied by-  Government  Certificates  of grade and weight. ,  You will profit by Sending us Samples and Obtaining our Advice as to Best , '  Destination before Shipping Your Groin, particularly Barley, Oats and Rye.  LICENSED AND BONDED  "* Established 1857  Don't Suffer Longer  and allow yourself to become grouchy, upset, nervous  and depressed. These conditions usually indicate a disordered digestive system, which, if neglected, may be  hard to remedy. Remove the disturbing element and put  your digestive organs in good working order by taking  Warts on the hands is a disfigurement that troubles many ladies. Hol-  loway's Corn Cure will remove the  blemishes without pain.  Stovepipe and Chimney Fires  With the approach of cooler weather, stoves and fireplaces will soon  be put into commission. Before this  is done, care should be taken to see  that chimneys and stovepipes are in  good repair, thoroughly cleaned, and  rendered safe from fire. -Owing to  the dampness of the early summer,  many stovepipes will be found badly  rusted, which an outer coating of enamel will hot expose.- Examine these  carefully and replace defective pipes.  Fire prevention -is one" of the first  considerations of the householder.  Mrs. Bloom: Do'you find it more  economical to do your own cooking?  Mrs.-Syme: Oh, yes; my husband  doesn't; eat half as much as" he did!  Misery in Back, Headache  and Pain in Limbs.  Dear Mr. Editor���������For more than a  year I suffered with misery in the back,'  dull headache, pain in the limbs, was  somewhat constipated and slept poorly  at night until 1 was about ready to collapse. Seeing an sfjcount of. the wonderful qualities of "Anuric," prepared  by Doctor Pierce, of Buffalo, N. Y., I  sent for a box, ar.i before using fcha  whole box I felt and .MM feel improved.  My sleen is refreshing, misery reduced,  and life is not the drag it was before. I  most cheerfully recir.*umend this remedy  to sufferers from 11 i.>  ailments.  Yours truly,      vV. A. Robeets.  Popularity of Autos  The report of the U.S. Department  of Agriculture shows that, there were  2,245,664 motor cars in the United  States on December 31, 1915, as  against 48,000 in 1906. While these  figures may be somewhat exaggerated, when compared^ with a compilation of license statistics of the various  states, they arc near enough to give  a vivid idea of the growth of the motor industry. The total gross motor  vehicle registration and license revenues are given as $18,245,713, of  which practically 90 per cent, is available for' road improvement, so that  it will be apprccrated what a benefit  to the entire country the automobile  has beep, and is.  The increased use of automobiles  by thc agricultural community in  Canada during thc past two years is  one of the wonders of the trade.  They gently stimulate the liver, act on the bowels, tone  the stomach���������purify the blood and regulate the system.  These benefits are particularly marked by women at  such times when nature makes-special demands-upon  their vitality. They act promptly and safely.  The next time you feel low-spirited and out of sorts, take  Beecham's Pills.   Their sure, mild, thorough action will  Give Quick R  Worth a Guinea a Bex  Prepared only by Thomas Bcechnm. St. Helens, Lancashire. England  ��������� Sold everywhere in Canada and U. S. America.   In boxes, 25 cents.  Minard's    Liniment  ralgia.  Relieves.   Neu-  Wonderful Aerial Feat  Military Airman in London    Shows  Extraordinary .Developments  in Aviation  W.      N.      U.  1127  Farmer Corning was asked whether he had had a good year.  "Gosh, yes!" he exclaimed. "I had  four cows and three hogs killed by  railway trains and two hogs and  eleven chickens killed by automobiles. I cleared near a thousand dollars."  New Director: What did you say  the sinking fund was for?  Treasurer: To meet the floatinir  debt.  Note : You've al" undoubtedly heard  of the famous Dr. i.irce and his we'l-  known medicines. Well, this prescription is one that hai been euccesafu'iy  used for many yea*-, bj* the physicians  and specialists of Di Pierce's Invalids-  Hotel and Surgical Institute, of Buffalo,  N. Y., for kidney complaints, and diseases arising from disorders of the  kidneys and bladder, such as backache,  weak back, rheumatism, dropsy, congestion of the kidueys, inflammation  of the bladder, ccalding urine, and  urinary troubles.  Up to this time, ^Anuric*- has not  been on oale to the public, bnt by the  persuasion of many patients and the  Increased demand for this wonderful  healing Tablet, Dr. Pierce has finally  -decided to pat it into the drag stores  of this country within Immediate reach  of all Bufferera.  I know of one or two leading druggists in town who ha.ro managed to  proenre a supply of wAnnrlo"'for their  anxious customers in and around this  locality. If not obtainable send one  dime by mail to Dr. Pierce for trial  package or 50 cents for full treatment.  Editor -���������Please insert this fetter in  I lome conspicuous place in yon*: paper.  Extraordinary developments in  aviation _ under war pressure were  shown in a performance given recently by a military airman in the  neighborhood of London for funds  for war hospitals. As the story goes,  Lieutenant Robinson, V.C., looped  thc loop three times in his joy after  destroying the Zeppelin L-21.  The performer in question began  his stunt high in the air, and made  his big biplane do some wonderful  bird-like evolutions. It was like figure skating, if you can imagine a skater turning^ somersaults. By way of  varying his intricate patterns, he  dived, turned over, and shot up again.  He looped the loop twenty-three  times, getting lower each time, until  he was too near thc upturned    faces       ���������_    for nervous watchers. It was a dance imporTancVlf7om ������da"y"tod"aj������  in the air as qurck and sure as the  sportive flight of a swallow at evening.  The flight of aeroplanes over London, which was once illegal, owing  to fear of possible descent upon some  thickly populated quarter, nowadays  is no uncommon incident, and in certain districts not far from thc metropolis swarms of aeroplanes of  various types can be'seen in the air  at,any time, making speed and performing evolutions thought impossible a couple of years agor-  Experts declare that when peace  comes the application of aeroplanes  to ordinary purposes of life will bring  many surprises. ���������  New Wharves for Vancouver  C.P.R. Making an Expenditure of a  ��������� Million and a Half to Relieve  Congestion  The Canadian Pacific-has plans for  wharves at Vancouver which will  cost $1,500,000. These plans will  dove-tail into those which the- city  contemplates to carry out at the port.  The latter is growing in value and  bigness all the time. There is great  complaint from shippers of congestion, for Vancouver is becoming a  great port. The city is going to spend  $5,000,000 on wharf extension in the  immediate future, and the railway  company, on its' o*vn account, has  plans for a further extension of the  wharves which it will use for its own  business. Both east and west- the  Canadian Pacific Railway has now  for its shipping interests, facilities  which render it absolutely independent���������this independence making for  better and more efficient service in  the occan-cafrying business, which  the company has notably extended,  during the past few years. The fleet  of the company now numbers, all  told, over 100 vessels; but it has especially strengthened its Atlantic and  Trans-Pacific service in latter years���������  recognizing as it did the possibilities  of increased exchange between this  continent and Europe and Asia, an  intimacy and largeness of communication which, somewhat hurt by thc  war, arc resuming their urgency and  The Songs of the Jutland Battle  "I went below and laid out my instruments,    thinking    there might bel  some - wounded,   and  placed  my   lint!  and bandages   handy," says a surgeon]  ���������whose ship was sunk in the battle :  of Jutland���������in a recent issue of "T. |  P.'s Journal of Great Deeds."   "How- (  ever, very soon  I  was called up  onj  deck,  for  wc  had  no  wounded,  and  all through the battle I was wheeling J  shells from thc lift to the guns. You;  think you're brave till you sec men :  fighting.    The commander  stood  on  the bridge,*-smoking his pipe, a man  beside him with a megaphone'to call  out his orders.   His eyesWere everywhere at once���������-above, around, below.  The men    sang 'Tipperary'    as they  manned the guns, and you could hear  the stokers, singing 'Keep the   Home  Fires Burning' as  they shovelled on  the coal     below,  when     the fearful  noise of the guns would let you hear  anything.   After a time our ship was  badly hit, and heeled over."  Hubby Took Periodicals  "Do   you    take   any   periodicals?"  asked the minister on his first round  on parish visit.  "Well, I don't," replied the woman,  "but my husband takes 'em frequent.  I do wish you'd try to get him to sign  thc pledge/'���������New York Sun.  -. A bale of wool recently-offered for  sale on the L01,don Wool Exchange  for the benefit of dependents of the  men who lost their lives in the naval  battle and by thc foundering of thc  Hampshire, was sold and resold about  fifty times in ten minutes, and realized over $7,500 for the fund.  "Did you meet any nice men while  you were away?"  "Ycs, mother.    Lots of thcjtn."  "Lots of  them!  There aren't  that  many in the whole world."���������Detroit  Free Press.  ^  j    Mary's description of a dacrfthund:  " ~~ IA funny dog trrit i"? a dog and a half  f  "Paw, what's the longest period of long and half a dog "higrrf t������e only  |  time?" jdog that has four legs and looks aSi  "From one pay-day to the next."    I though it ought to have six. I  Best for Quality, Style  and Value. Guaranteed for all climates.  ASK  YOUR  DEALER  tinta THE     GXZETTE,     HEDLEY, . B*     0.  OOSTING LOCAL ENTERPRISES  WITH THE AID OF THE TOWN PAPER  [GETTING TOGETHER FOR BENEFIT OF COMMUNITY  "he Local Newspaper as a Medium for Furthering Plans for the  Carrying Out of Civic Advancement Movements, has been  Found to be a Complete Success   . o   The commercial club got back a  great deal more than thc rent of the  theatre in thc sale of tickets; the editor was able to look with satisfaction  at two big special editions of his paper, and every storekeeper in town  reported sonic of,the best business he  had enjoyed for a long time.  But above all these advantages, the  commercial club got acquainted with  the farmers as it never before had  known them. Several of them took  out memberships that clay, so pleased  were they with the club's scheme for  entertaining them, and with a big dinner lhe orgaliizatiou served free at  noon to all tiie visitors. Farmers and  club members alike learned that there  is no such thing as city limits.  - A good many towns arc planning  Pay-up Day, or Pay-up Week, a  happy period when everyone is asked  to make a special effort to pay his  bills. A Minnesota community, considering observance of the day, recently discovered that thc town's ten  chief storekeepers have outstanding  bills payable of $30,000. In other  words,'several of the merchants were  bankrupt, but never knew it until  they were spurred on to  a  detailed  What is your newspaper doing for  our town? Is it co-operating with  on as it should? Do you go to the  Gditor when your club, or your  jhurch, or you yourself want somc-  ling accomplished in your commun-  v?  Take the matter of that park band-  jpnd.    It hasn't been built, or, if it  |is been  built,  it  needs painting or  X.-W-   lights, and    there's no  .money  mailable.      You    vaguely    feel  that  pniclliing ought to be done.      Thc  fc-xl time you pass thc public square  id arc reminded of_tha���������t bandstand,  op  into  a  store,  pick  up   someone  j ho has  five minutes  to  spare, and  flo sec the editor.   Talk over thc nial-  !!*r Awhile it's fresh in your mind, ar-  ingc     a     scheme    for    raising  thc  oncy, wiilc a short "story" for the  'Hitor,  and two-thirds  of the  task is  mplctcd.  One plan, used recently in a Mis-  uii town with full success, was  iiilt up round what was christened  uidstand Day. The town's mcrch-  Us agreed to give a five per cent,  iscounl on some goods and ten per  nt. on olhers, provided the buyer  resented a discount slip  that   "had  i-Hv%33*  >i,jW.V  - -   ,. s-,-������  War Rehearsals  Behind the Lines  '''^^^^^eJlNVINCIBILITY OF GERMAN ARMY  ecu printed in the latest issue of the, study of lhcir books by the sl-muius  apcr.     lhe  merchants  gave  to  the  0f plans for Pay-up Day,  ���������andstand    fund  the    difference be  iv,v-ecn the regular price and thc sales  As a result, thc town is going into  Pay-up    Day    observance    with    its  IV   . ���������,,        '    ~- , ,   - . 1     1,        , ���������>���������  *>.*     V>1-- J-.U.J \JU&\*1 VCWII.IJ Willi no  fnce    1hus the buyer got a dollar s , who]c  ncart and intends  to  put  thc  corth of goods for ninety cents, for  I hstancc,    and thc    merchant gave a  I j^imc to the bandstand fund.  I ^ Thc reason    for this  scheme may  [*oI be apparent at first glance, but it  't*   easily understood  when  it  is  explained.   Everyone likes to get a bar-  Vain. Love of home town is not near-'  Ky so strong a sentiment in thc hearts  |-f a great many.   Thus a person who  Alight not pay a  dollar 'for- an article,  even if he knew a dime  of thc  Snoncy were going toward renovation  ftf  the bandstand,  is almost sure to  P>c willing to pay ninety or ninety-five  J-cnts for the article if that price is a  Reduction from thc usual charge.  %  The editor made a little money-  wot much,  of  course���������from thc sale  P.f extra copies of thc paper containing thc discount coupons.    And    the  mncrchants, when they counted up at  ���������JjUic cud of the day,  found they had  'of thc best day's businesses  history.      The, band    boys'  ffeharc was so large that enough was  I \f������n  ri-irpr in tii:>1.'i> n  el-irt- toward huv-  mcrchants   on  a  better  footing   than  ��������� they have enjoyed in years. The mcr-  | chants    admit    that  they    have'few  i really bad accounts ,on their books;  thc people    of thc town    simply arc  slow about paying their bills.  |     In  this    case    almost any    of the  schemes   outlined  in   this  article,  or  many olhers that will occur    to persons with a little ingenuity,   could be  adopted by thc citizens and the editor as a means for making thc day a  real success.-  Ask your editor to help you. ���������.  William Shaw, in the Country Gentleman.  Schools Where Soldiers Are Trained  in Actual Warfare, Near the  Firing Line  Lord Northcliffc, who recently  paid a visit to "the front," tells in 'the  London Times how thc British Tommies, before they arc called upon to  undergo the experiences of actual  warfare in the trenches, rehearse real  war movements behind the trenches.  Scattered among thc army behind  the army arc schools where war is  taught by officers who have studied  the art at the front. Here in vast  camps thc spectator ''might easily  imagine that he was at the front itself. Here the pupils fresh from  Knghuid arc drilled in every form of  fighting. _  There is something uncanny in thc  approach of a company lo a communication trench, in its vanishing  under the carlli, and its reappearance  sonic hundreds of yards away, where  clambering "over the top," lo use lhe  most poignant expression of thc war,  the soldier pupils dash forward in a  vociferous bayonet charge. At these  great rcinforcciucnl camps arc gas  mask attacks, where pupils arc passed through underground chambers,  filled with real gas, that they may become familiarized with one of the  worst curses of warfare, Thc gas itself is a subtle and at Hist not a vcry  fearsome enemy, but the victim is  apt to be overcome before he is  aware of it.  ���������And at these miniature battlefields,  all of them larger than the field of  Waterloo, arc demonstration lecturers who teach bombing, first with  toy bombs that explode harmlessly  with'a slight puff, and then with   thc  Circular Urges Troops Not to Eat for  the  Sake of Eating  The Paris Journal says thc following is extracted from a circular intended for distribution among thc  German tro"ops and found in the possession of a captain taken prisoner  on 'the Somme:  '_ "England and France arc making  implacable efforts to stop our rcvic-  tualling from overseas countries and  to starve us out. The duty of every  military man, officer or soldier, is  consequently to economize and husband the food and forage. Thus wc  will c^-i,iter the enemy's efforts.  "S, fy your hunger, but no more  than tht* natural needs. Eat up all  the crumbs it is^ possible to usc.^ You  have a right to a generous portion of  rations, but you arc not obliged to  eat it all. Therefore, claim all that  you arc entitled to, and if you receive  other food from home use il to vary  your meals. But do not cat for thc  sake of eating.  "Remember that your country is  deprived of a large quantity of raw  material, and it is your urgent duty  to gather and hand in all leavings  and apparently useless articles, such  as tins, leaden tubes, old cloth, worn-  out bags, old clothes, and odd pieces  of leather, rubber and nietal of all  sorts."  SHATTERED BY BRITISH PRESSUR  BY MANHOOD OF UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES  The "Contemptible  British Army"  Has Become  the Terrible  British Army, and Before the Slow British the Germans arc  Now Giving Miles Where They Once Gave Yards   : -o    ,  ��������� ' ,  Tales From the Front  in  Welshmen   Fought Like   Demons  the Big Offensive  Almost    every county   in England,  Scotland and Wales now has its indi-  "Comrades," said the Kaiser to his.  soldiers on thc Somme, one day last  July, "it is your especial privilege to  light against the English, which  means that you arc fighting against  a nation that has sworn to destroy  Germany."    JIc went on tovsing the  vidual story of "how our boys fought ";ll-uU of hi.llc in the old, nearly for-  Uic Germans."    Many new battalions t'ottcn stram;  to  excite his men ag-  Immigration from  The United States  Between   Four   and   Five   Hundred  Settlers Arriving Every Week  "Immigration    from    the    United  States into Canada during 1916    has  real Mills-bombs which have a noisy j shown  an-increase  of  100  per cent.  and destructive effect altogether dis  proportionate to their size aud inno  over last year, and this notwithstanding  thc  efforts   of  interested  parties  Russia the Great Gamble  The Immense Latent Possibilities of  the Russian People  Harold    Bcgbic    (English    writer)  says in the Hibbert* journal that Russia  has, a  religion  of love  and  Eng-  tafl over to makc~a start toward buy-  lanS1 a" religion    of .works,  and  that  ing new uniforms. , cadi needs the other..       _       '        "  \   What was done on Bandstand Day j     Everybody rn Russia,   it   seems, rs  i'an be repeated anywhere, any time,' _V.!lnstKln-.   "'respective  .of    conduct  cent appearance. The various typ.es to~deflcct the stream," says J.*Bruce  of machine-guns arc fired a'l rngeni-, Walker, Commissioner of linmigra-  ous targets all J.hc day long. There tion for thc Dominion of Canada, in  arc actual    dugouts m    which pupils I a newspaper interview.  Vtor'any sort of movement..   It could  ioc adapted'easily, to starting a'fund  5 for a community building, or for buy-  I ing a tree for the schoolhouse yard.  $The chief necessity in  this plan, as  f-.n any other destined to link up the  ftnewspaper and thc public in any sort  fof civic    advancement  movement, is  feto keep it down to its simplest elc-  Tments.   Don't hedge your merchants'  Sorters with too many rules and conditions.  >    Road-Drag    Day is another    event  jthat was made a success in Missouri  Ithrough   co-operation    of  the   editor  (land  the public.    The  split-log drag,  fthat  boon  for  dirt  roads,  is  popular  Un Missouri,    but not    so popular irr  some districts as it should be.      An  J editor with a mind of his own work-  fed out a scheme for stimulating its  ���������tuse.    He induced the storekeepers in  ' his   town  to  join  in  planning  a  day  ^when prizes would be given for thc  I'firsl road-drag to be driven into town,  There is immense faith, but great  latitude of deportment. Thc -Russian harlot says her prayers and goes  to church, but docs not necessarily  mend her ways. In England thc sinners shy at religion; in Russian they  reach out for it. England abounds  in religious philanthropy, but there  is universal faith, and the chief  building- in every village is the  church. In England there arc the  forms of democracy; in Russia the  spirit.  Mr. Bcgbic would have England  more Russian and Russia more English. It seems a good idea. If the  suppression of vodka is maintained  in Russia conduct will take a great  step forward, but the Russians will  get rich faster, and be more exposed  than heretofore lo the various drawbacks of large means, which have  not failed of bad effects on English  character.  Take  them  by and  large,  the bad  are interned with entrances closed  while gas is profusely projected  around them, so that they may learn  how to deal with the new weapon by  spraying~it and flapping it away when  the entrance is uncovered at a given  signal. Crater fighting is taught'with  an actual reproduction of a crater, by  a lusty sergeant who has seen much  of thc actual thing, and tells the men  what to do with their bombs and with  Germans. Such schools arc known  to exist throughout Germany, but no  Prussian, thoroughness can belter  these British war-training schools in  France. For those who are not so  quick in intelligence as others there  is a revival of the old awkward squad  who arc taught slowly and patiently  with remarkable results.  In the centre of one of these  schools there arrived, while I was on  thc scene, a great number of German prisoners on their way to thc  base. I do not know how many  young soldiers just landed from  England were being trained that day.  Certainly many, many thousands,  and I do not wonder that thc prisoners were amazed at the spectacle before them. One of them frankly  confessed in excellent English that  his comrades were under the impression that we had no men left.  thc drag driven thc longest distance, i with the good^ the crooked with  thc  the most unique drag, the best decorated drag, and thc drag hauled by the  most unusual  team.  Merchants    were    quick to see the  point.      Every drag- driven to town  | would do that much towards improving thc dirt roads over which it passed.   The services of thc farmers were  worth a great deal  more  than     thc  prizes the merchants offered,   but the  farmers jumped at thc chance to win  .. thc attractive awards. Each man with  f a   drag  had  a  chance   to   win   more  than fifty dollars'  worth  of goods if  luck was  on his  side, and the  result  was that scores of farmers drove to  town on Road-Drag Day.  >;.     It's easy to talk about thc tangible  % commercial results of this'kind of co-operation between editor and citizens  " but  there    are  other,  better  results,  much less  tangible but a great deal  more valuable to a community.   Thus  an editor in a Minnesota town made  much of a' "Your-Day-to-Gain" move-  straight, the English' seem to have  the best claim to be rated thc greatest people now on earth. They combine more power with more character, more vigor with more wise compunctions, than any other people.  But the Russians arc the rising  marvel. For goodness, for badness;  for talent, for vigor; for number, for  endurance, for undeveloped capacity  they arc unmatched ��������� a vast aggregation of the raw material of human  greatness. And they are keeping  better company now than they have  ever kept. They arc in with the  great democratic countries of Europe  in a struggle that could hardly be  won without' them. - It is a'wonder-  Bra Very of a French Officer  Audacity of One Man Brings in 114  German Prisoners  The colonel of a regiment fighting  against the enemy in thc vicinity of  Verdun did not see how he could  take possession of ,a certain fort by  the engineers or artillery. A captain  offered to seize it by infantry, and,  giving him carte blanche orders to do  his best, thc Colonel allowed him to  go ahead.  Thc officer had managed to csccr-  tain the position of thc communication trench leading to the fortress.  Followed by a small body of men  consisting of a sub-lieutenant, a sergeant, a quartermaster, a corporal,  three cyclists, and a bugler, he set  off at two o'clock one afternoon, and-  penetrated alone into the fortification.  He saw nothing, all the Germans  being underground. Eventually a  number of men'appeared, and then  another body of men with a corporal,  but thc officers continued to remain  underground.  The Germans gazed with stupefaction at the .'^Frenchman' isolated among them. Feeling that any hesitation was dangerous, the captain shot  down   with   his   revolver  thc  first   of  "People considering moving into  Canada from across the border," Mr.  Walker continues, "have been told  that they were in danger of conscription, and would be subject to enormous war taxes. In answer to this;  it may be said that the Government  has definitely promised that there  will be no conscription in Canada.  Furthermore, the subject of another  country cannot be conscripted, and  three years' residence' in Canada is  necessary before a man can become  a Canadian citizen. Even the most  pessimistic hope and expect that before the end of three years thc great  war will be ended.  "There is no special war tax in thc  West, nor is there likely to be any.  A war-tax to be effective would have  to be on lands. By the'constitution  of Canada, only provincial governments can impose taxes on land, and.  the. Federal government, which is financing Canada's participation in the  war,  cannot  interfere.  -"Between four and five hundred  settlers come into Canada from the  United States every week. They can  sell land in their own country* for  seventy-five dollars an acre and buy  quite as good in Canada for twenty  or. twenty-five dollars. Because of  this they are bringing with them a  considerable amount of stock, farm  implements and money. All Western  Canada has quantities of water and  the land is suitable for the raising of  all kinds of grain and for mixed farming. Last year thc crop was so enormous that the leneth of the harvest  season made it practically impossible  to do anv fall breaking.  "Tho immieratron now is practically all from the United States. Tt is  made np almost entirely of the sons  of prosr-erons farmers who would  rather find new lands than sec the  paternal acres cut up and divided, and  thev are men who understand farni-  ing.  received their baptism of fire iu the  big push. Many counties were in it  for the first time and now almost  every crossroads village, town or  city can boast that il has, taken a  hand in the fighting.  "Thc way our boys did their work  will never be forgotten in thc history  of the Welsh people," wrote a Welsh  soldier to his parents in Cardiff. Report's from thc front generally say  the Welshmen fought -with a dash  unequalled in Welsh history. The  Welsh soldier's story , is told in  Cardiff just like other Welsh soldiers'  stories arc told in other parts of  Wales.  These stories arc local history and  they arc squelching    more labor un-  ainst   the  British  as   their "one  foe, -������������������  and  one alone."      He rehearsed the .; -  old story about how the English had^  plotted  and unloosed the war, while *  pretending    friendship, and    he concluded:  "Your duty is lo break the English  offensive; lo  prove once more    that --'  Germany is invincible, and reduce to  despair the relentless enemies of our  country so that Ihcy will sue for'  peace on terms honorable and profit- '     -'  able lo Germans'." "    ,    .'   ,_        \J  The British-have not yet been  re-   s','-,'/ -   *  duccd to despair, nor arc-they-suing !''~-fl  for peace, says the New York-Times,';,'"_��������� "* '.'.->,  which proceeds to pay'the'-following-' * -    "���������,''  tribute to Britain and the British:-. * ���������  - -'  ���������"Where the British- had -been "pushy '       -y"  ing   the   Germans.back  by ,the'yard,'  rest at home than two years   talk by jltiiey arc now pushing tliem back by  cabinet     ministers     and     parliament (tj,'c n,--Ci    It is not due to any Iangor,  could ever do. Thc recalcitrant Welsh  ���������    ������������������     ~ -  - ' - -        ......  miners who decided to lake a vacation  in   spite 'of  Lloyd  George's   re  quest for all work and no plaj", altered their decision when thc stories  of thc big push began lo come home.  Thc troublesome labor elements on  thc Tyncsidc, in England, who promised periodical stubbornness, finally  informed the government that Ihcy  were really loyal.  Thc Clyde workers in Scotland,  upon whom thc navy depends for  much of its strength, have redoubled their efforts and decided to  work, holidaylcss, to beat the Germans.  The war, by virtue of thc Picardy  offensive, is creeping into almost  every British home. Thcie arc  empty chairs and pensions in many  of them. There arc German helmets and other relics in some.  Wounded Tommies home to recover  also are there. , But in all there are  the stories that will be told for generations: how Tom, Dick or Harry  fought in thc big offensive.  Viewing Battle Scenes  "A _ solemn panorama" is thc description given by a woman after  viewing the Somme films shown in  London. Whether it is desirable to  show actual battle scenes to the  home public, had been questioned,  but, as one visitor said, "What our  heroes can bear to suffer wc can bear-  to sec."  There is nothing in this display to  harrow thc feelings or distress those  who have lost beloved relatives in  the war. The devotion of the Empire's young manhood/, the majestic  offering of British labor, are realized  in every detail of the victorious advance. The huge guns which tore up  the German  trenches arc pictured in  The Mystery of the "Tank"  A Strictly   Legitimate   Device   Used  for War Purposes Only  The imagination is piqued by thc  exploits of thc "tanks," thc new  military machine of thc British, the  secrets of whose construction arc  still well kept, says thc Minneapolis  Journal. The accounts of these lumbering monsters crawling awkwardly  but irresistibly over trenches and  shell craters, through barbed wire  entanglements and machine gun defences, pushing over walls and trees,  all the time impervious to  thc rattle  of bullets and the bursting of shrap 7  nel, call up a picture that transcends  take another democratic and'unmTli  in the German, defence, either, for the"'  Associated Press,  reports show,, tha't  thc^ Kaiser's men arc doing their best;,  which all the world now knows to bef"  a doughty best.       The  Germans-arc  being beaten back because they cannot stand. Some of the scientific German     critics   reported   that  tlie. new. -  British army was not the equal*of-the  old one, almost wiped out at thc be--.;  ginning  of  thc  war.    If this,is-true *  thc old army must have been super-"  human; or perhaps the scientific German critics arc wrong. ���������������  -"The nature of the ground makes  no difference;  wlien they occupy, ad-   -  vantagcous   crests   thc    Brilish ^drive'V  Ihc  Germans  before  them,  aiid  then   -  descend and fight on slopes with the-',  same result.    Everywhere    thc    Ger- -'f  mans give ,way before them, not be-'  cause   they  have  weakened  their  re-  ,  sistancc for strategic reasons, but because    after    fighting    their, ".hardest  there is nothing left for them to do.'  Over    their wonderful defences goes  the    new  .British invention,   born vof ..  necessity,   thc  armored  car  that  can,  ride over cha'sms.    But il *is not any  scientific invention that has driven the  Germans back; it is the manhood of  thc United Kingdom and its colonies,  maligned by stay-at-home critics for  two  years  and  now giving a terrific  answer.  '"England will fight to the last  Frenchman.' 'Everybody fights but  John Bull.' What has become of those  comfortable slurs from easy- chairs  and typewriter desks? It was so easy  lo make _ them, while a democratic  ���������nation with a little army, caught unprepared because its people had been  afraid of 'militarism,' was seeing its  reviled soldiers die in vain. It has  taken that democratic nation long'to  raise an army equal lo "Germany's un-1'  der fire, but no longer than it would"  ful thing, this linking of Russia with I the  enemy    and  shouted  "Forward."! action,  and  their  effect  is   seen,   not  France     and   Italy against  Germany  His eight men dashed up to the Ger  and    Austria.      One'would have ex  pected the despotic governments    to  hold  together,  and  they  tell  us   thc  Russian   bureaucracy   is  pro-German.! turned with   114  prisoners,   including  But not the Russian people.    They  two officers.    Thc  fort    was    taken  who  offered  no  further rcsist-  bravc  men   re  mans,  ance.  The leader and  his  ment, advertising  February  29th     as pre   closer  in  spirit  to   England  and j Thc  captain    was  mentioned in  des  an extra day in the year and, -consequently, a day that ought to be turned to account by everyone.  Churches, women's clubs, civic_prg-  anizations and a college were among  those taking up the movement. Although thc editor made much from  the extra space, he sold to merchants  advertising special bargains for the  day, he declares he made much more  iu the goodwill he created 'for himself  by devoting a great deal of space to  civic advancement picas.  The gain for the editor was not thc  only profit. .The whole town was  benefited by a heightened sense of  civic responsibility that the advertising and. the movement created. It's  easier now to start things in that  town than it used to be.  - A newspaper, the commercial club  and thc merchants of a North Dakota  town worked together successfully  not long ago in a movement that enlisted the interest of farmers for  iniles at'CUiid aim resulted ill prftfit  for everyone. The editor enlisted  the aid of the commercial club in  chartering thc town's biggest moving  picture theatre for a day. Then merchants were sold, at one cent each,  tickets for thc 'theatre, to give with  each fifty-cent purchase' on thc da>  *"-. for which the "movie" had been rented.  France than to the Prussianized Ger- patches in  the  following terms:  many that has come to   pass   in   thc  last  seventy  years.  But of all thc huge speculations  now being played out on the green  table of earth, the greatest gamble  is Russia; not her ultimate future,  'for that cannot miscarry, but her  course in the next twenty-five years.  It is a remarkable thing that the  fear of Germany should have constrained to unite France, Britain and  even Japan, in a prodigious effort to  develop, at great cost and as rapidly, as possible the immense latent  possibilities of the Russian people.���������  Life..  "On August 10, iu the head of a  body of cighl men, he captured with  unheard-of audacity a fort occupied  by a company of the enemy and  three machine guns, which for  twenty-four hours had kept our  iroops in check. Ke look 114 prisoners,  including  two  officers."  The  Only Way  Hamburg's Outbreak  Britain is the driving force'of-the  whole war. Britain more than anybody clsc_ is responsible for thc  bloodshed in the present war. Britain,  too, knows that a premature peace  would enable her to prepare with all  the means at her disposal for the in-  only in columns of smoke and vol  came' upheavals of the soil, but in the  panic-stricken, woe-begone faces of  thc German prisoners. The legend  of German invincibility is destroyed  for ever.  Some critics object to thc scene's  showing the wounded in doctors'  hands at the dressing station. The  authorities arc wiser. "Look here  and here," they are saying; "know  what your heroes arc enduring, and  show yourselves worthy of their sacrifice." \  evitable conflict, for which she hopes  There is only one way to reduce to gain yet another ally, whom there  the high cost of living. That way is' is no need to mention by.name. . .  to strike at the root of the evil and . The blinkers have fallen from the  abolish the laws that permit one man eyes of many who did not want to  to put his hands into the pockets of sec the facts in the past, and who  his neighbor and take therefrom ��������� were angry with us for warning them  money that.really does not belong to against thc British menace. . . .  him.���������Winnipeg Tribune.^ 'Wc must rely less upon our diplom-1   acy and more upon our military and | France could claim jurisdiction from  The Three-Mile Limit  Thc Deutschland, wc read, began  its trip back to Germany from America by submerging "within a short  distance of the three-mile limit."  j Thc origin of this imaginary line  I three miles from thc shore, which  fixes thc territorial waters of a  sovereign state, is somewhat of a  mystery. One explanation, and the  one usually accepted, is that when it  was agreed on by the nations three  miles was thc limit of range of thc  big guns of that time. If that, were  so, and_ a proposal was put forward  to revise the territorial limits in  agreement with the effective range  of modern artillery, there would be a  big  shrinkage    of  the "high    seas."  "I believe in peace at any price,"  said thc mild citizen.  "So do I," replied the a'ggrcssive  person; "but I have a lingering suspicion that it's better to be the one  who fixes the price than the one who  pays il."  .  ��������� naval leaders, who know that only  iron necessity will compel Britain to  abandon her standpoint. The fight  against this cold calculation must be  pursued to thc end if wc wish to se  cure our future  richten.  Calais to Dover, and wc from Dover  to Calais, which would be awkward;  while little of the Mediterranean  would remain international waters,  with 15-inch guns on Italy's "big toe"  Hamburger Nach- and on the many islands dotted about  -,the middle sea.���������London Chronicle.  the imaginings of fiction. The Horn  eric talc of thc great hollow horse  by which thc Greeks tricked the Trojans and took their besieged city, is  far outdone; and so arc all its successors whether real or imagined.  The "lank" is, no doubt, a caterpillar tractor1 of great size and power.  It must be much larger than the  peaceful American machines, or it  could not cross trenches. Already  American claims \to the credit for thc  invention of the (tank" arc heard on  all sides. Some of them may be well  founded. At any rate, thc British  have turned out an engine of war, a  sort of land warship, that seems destined lo have considerable effect on  trench   warfare.  And, unlike some of the other new  engines of warfare, it is a strictly  legitimate device because it is used  for military purposes only. That is  more than can be said for Zeppelins,  which drop bombs on innocent non-  combatants, or for submarines that  sink merchant vessels without warning. The "tank" fights against sol-  diersxonly. .  tary nation���������say, for instance, the nation from    which  so many of those .  easy slurs have come. '  "Thc 'contemptible British army-  has become lhe terrible British armj*.  In vain the Kaiser stirred his men 'to  prove once more that Germany is invincible.' Before the slow Brilish the  Germans are giving miles where they  once gave yards. 'Your duly is to  break thc English offensive,' but the  duty is unfulfilled, and it is the German defensive which is being broken.  It will give way faster soon, for the  rale of speed of an advance like this  docs not remain stationary; it bears  compound, not simple, interest. That  has already been proved By yards -  which became miles. When a mile is  taken today three miles may be taken  soon, five miles after that. There  is nothing mysterious in this. The  inner defences are not as strong as  the outer ones and become less so  the further the invaders go; and as the  speed of the advance increases it becomes more and more difficult to  strengthen the last defences, because  'there is not so much lime to perfect ���������  them.- There will soon be no need for  As One Man the French to destroy their own cit-  We should like to print this story i_cs������ because they and the. British will  in letters of gold. It is of a colonel ������c S������inS so fast that they can be la-  on   thc  British-    front  who     wanted  kc" without that. ���������   ,    .    _  twenty men to face almost certain The-.trench, have had praise, dc-  dcath. He called thc whole company served and plentiful, for their hcrp-  togcther, and made the situation'���������?���������"��������� It is well to spare a htlle for,  clear to them. Then'lie asked f0r!fl'c crcjition of lhe dead Kitchener,  twenty volunteers to advance one 'irresistible m its -might, prodigiovfis in  pace.    Pie loved his men, and it was  almost more than he could bear. He  closed his eyes to keep back thc  tears, and when he opened them-the  men stood in exactly thc same formation. He was pained. "Is there not  one volunteer?" he asked, and a little sergeant stepped forward at  salute. "Everyone has advanced one  pace, sir," he said.  its courage,  terrible avenging on the  Germans or the sneers of neutrals."  First Boy: We're studyin' physiology at school, il caVi tell you exactly  how many bones there arc in your  body.  Second Boy: 'Ow many?  First Boy: Two hundred and seven.  Second Boy: Wrong���������two'hundred  and eight. I swallowed a 'erring  bone this morning.  "Why are meat and eggs so expensive?"  "Possibly," replied the man -who  thinks it's his duty to answer every  The Allies'  Concerted  Offensive y  The blows  dealt  the enemy in  the  plains of Flanders and of Galicia, in.  the high Alps and at the foot of the  Carpathians,     at     Verdun     and     at,  Gorizia, arc all  parts of a concerted  whole. It was fear of such concerted  movements which made the German;  strategists    so.greatly    dread a. war :  upon a  "double front," and it is tho  realization   that   our   movements   are, '  concerted  which   is  making this war. '  on    many    fronts  so formidable    to  them.    It  is,   indeed,  formidable  for  the Allies  also.       The Secretary of  State for War made ho  disguise .of ;.  that in his admirable speech the other  night.    We. shall  need  great  efforts;'���������,  and    great   sacrifices   yet before we.  reach thc goal.    But the enemy "has:  lost his tide and he knows it."      On,  all fronts, including this new Salonikiy  question, "because they're among thc fr0nt, wc have wrested thc initiative  few articles of food that can't be inn-  - -        - ....  tatcd in a factory."  Victim: .What has happened?  Where am I?  Doctor: You have been seriously  injured in a trolley accident, but  cheer up���������you will recover.  Victim: How much?  from him.   It was his; it is now ours.  ���������London Times.  Wifie: John, I met a woman today  I hadn't seen for years.  John: )jid she know you?  Wifie: Yes, she recognized me b/  this old hat. Tneu the silence becMn$  oppressive. ��������� ���������.',  THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.      C.  Fire Prevention  In Schools  Early Attention of Teachers Required  to Safeguard Pupils  The protection of pupils from fire  and panic is the first duty of those  in charge of schools. Schools will  soon be rc-opening for the autumn  term ana the institution of fire drills  should be undertaken without delay.  The first day of school is not too  early for thisv purpose. Many scholars will be new to the school or, by  promotion, will be unaccustomed to  their surroundings, and in case of fire  or fire alarm disastrous results might  follow.  In an eastern-city, within ten  days after the opening of the last  school term, two fires occurred, for-  tunalcly during the absence of the  pupils. In these schools fire drill had  been undertaken at the inception of  thc term. The occurrence of fires so  early in the school term, however,  demonstrates thc necessity of giving  first attention to this form of security to pupils.  The principal and- teachers should  also familiarize themselves with the  school building, noting any dangerous conditions for. immediate atten-  lion.  Accumulations .of .papers, disused  furniture and school -supplies are  stored in basements and attics, and,  accenlualed by deposits of dust,  -reate serious fire danger from spontaneous combustion. Chimneys or  pipes passing through attics should  be carefully inspected for any cracks  ' pr defects from which sparks could  be emitted.'  The care of waste paper is important. Metal waste paper baskets  should be used and thc contents  burned as soon as the baskets are  full; under no circumstances should  they be allowed to accumulate. Thc  burning should be, done in a safe  place, away from frame outbuildings  or fences, and should be carried out  by either the teacher personally or  by  some reliable-senior pupil.  The heating apparatus, be it stove  or furnace, should be carefully examined and placed in fire-safe condition.  -Ashes should be kept in metal containers and should never be deposited near frame buildings or wooden  fences. Wood should not be placed  close lo the stove or furnace to dry.  .This is a very dangerous practice,  and has caused many fires.  -All doors leading from classrooms,  corridors and school buildings should  open outward and should never be  locked' during school hours.  -In. the larger schools where a jan-  -ilor is employed it should be a part  of his duty to make a daily inspection . of the school premises, from  basement* to attic. This should be  imperative and not simply a matter  of convenience.   '  Tlie    position   of    janitor  or  caretaker'of a. school is an important one.  'The'custody of valuable property and  thc" protection  of  many   lives  are   in  his   keeping.      Too    often    the  only  "qualification  for  this  position  is     the  low- salary  at  which   a  man   may  Le  ' secured.       The    position    should   be  made one  of ample salary  and a  reliable and qualified occupant employed;   strict     attention    to  duty  should  then be insisted upon.  There has been a material reduction in the number of school fires  during, the past few years. In 1913  there were 35 school fire losses, in  1914 there were 26, while in 1915  jhere were only 11. It is hoped Ihct  )"916 will show that, owing to the  greater care exercised by those responsible, school fires have been en-  tirly eliminated. *��������� y  Prussianism  When Germany [  Will Be Conquered  A Choice Colle^Tof German ut-  About Heligoland  of  End of War Will Come When Ambitious Hopes of German Leaders  t ' Are Destroyed  Germany will be conquered when  Germany is converted. Militarism is  a spirit, not merely a form of government, and a spirit can never be  changed by conquest, only by conversion; never by force from without, only by a revolution wilhin.  There are evident signs that this revolution in public sentiment has b\;-  gun; that the German people are losing their faith both in the omniscience and omnipotence of the state.  This evidence is seen in such publications as "J'Accusc" and "Because I  Am a German"; in the growing boldness of the Socialistic protests  againsl thc conduct of the war; in  the growing demands in various  quarters for peace; in riots which  there is a good reason lo believe arc  more serious than as reported; in  the apparent readiness of the government to relinquish the conquest  of Belgium and allow its right to  exist; in thc apologelic defenses of  the government by high officials and  their appeals lo the people lo maintain their courage; and in the apparent abandonment by the war  party of its militaristic philosophy  as interpreted by such writers as  Bcrnhardi.  Thc Outlook is not looking to thvi  western front, the eastern front, or  the Balkans for the determination of  this war. It is looking to the growing change in German public opinion, the news of which is allowed to  sift through private letters and un-  censorcd telegraph reports. Two  weeks after the outbreak of the war  the Outlook said: "We believe with  Hegel lhat God has a plan and that  history is nothing but the working  i_ii: of his plan in human affairs. AntJ  we believe that the Austrian prime  minister and the German emperor  have made a fatal mistake in leaving  this, truth out of their reckoning in  their endeavor to destroy the great  democratic movement in Europe,"  That faith we repeat. The end of  this war will not come with the end  of militarism, nor before. And thc  end of-militarism will come when the  German people realize the fatal blun-  dcr'.of the war lords, the falsity of  their philosophy, and thc futile malice of their purpose. . It may come  only gradually as the wearing away  of the German forces convinces thc  German people that militarism has  failed; it may come suddenly with a  disaster to German arms so overwhelming that no explanation can  destroy its effect on the mind of the  German people. But it will come in  Germany when the ambitious hopes  of the leaders are destroyed and the  people awake to the truth.���������From the.  Outlook,; N.Y.  New York to London  Possible  That  Journey  May Yet  Be  Made  By  Land  Thc old project  of a tunnel under.  terances Compiled by Owen  Wisler  In Owen Wisler's ��������� "Pentecost of  Calamity" there is a fearful mosaic  of Prussianism built up sentence by  sentence from the utterances of Prussians, lhe Kaiser and his generals,  professors, editors and Nietzsche,  part of it said in cold blood before  the war and all of il a declaration of  failh since ratified by action! This  "composite statement of Prussianism," as Mr, Wisler called it. follows:  "We Hohenzollerns take our crown  from God alone. On me the Spirit  of God has descended. I regard my  whole . . . task as appointed by  heaven. Who opposes me I shall  crush to pieces. Nothing must be  settled in tins world without the intervention . . . of . . . the  German Emperor. He who listens  to public opinion runs a danger of inflicting immense harm on . . . the  Stale. When one occupies certain  positions in thc world one ought to  make dupes rather than friends.  Christian morality cannot be political. Treaties are only a disguise to  conceal other political aims. Remember that the German people are the  chosen of^God.  "Might is right and ... is decided by war. Every youth who,enters a beer-drinking and dueling club  will receive the true direction of his  life. War in itself is a good thing.  God wilj see to it that war always recurs. The efforts directed toward the  abolition of war must not only be  termed foolish, but absolutely immoral. The peace of Europe is only  a secondary matter for us. The  sight of suffering does one good; the  infliction of suffering docs one more  good. This war must be conducted  as ruthlessly as possible.  "The Belgians should not be shot  dead. They should be ... so  left as lo make impossible all hope  of recovery. The troops, are to treat  the Belgian civil population with unrelenting severity and frighlfulness.  Weak nations have not the same right  to live as powerful . . . nations.  The world has no longer need of  little nationalities. We Germans have  little esteem and less respect . . .  fo.r Holland. We need to enlarge our  colonial possessions; such territorial  acquisitions we can only realize at  the cost of other States.  "Russia must no longer be our  frontier. The Polish press should be  annihilated . - . . likewise the  French and Danish. . . . The  Poles should be" allowed . . ".  three privileges: lo pay taxes, serve  in the army, and shut their jaws.  France must be so completely crushed lhat she will never again cross our  path. You must remember that we  have not come to make war on the  French people, but lo bring them lhe  higher civilization. The French have  shown themselves decadent and without respect for lhe Divine law. Against England we fight for booty. Our  real enemy is England. We have to  . . . crush absolutely perfidious  Albion    .    .    .    subdue  her.to     such  Germany's   Naval  Base   a   Haven  Refuge for Pursued War  Vessels  In 1890 Heligoland was formally  ceded to Germany in return for concessions made to Britain in East  Africa. This small island in the  North Sea was taken from thc Danes  \>y thc British in 1807 and made a  jlepot for British merchandise; it remained for 83 years in the possession  of Great Britain and Ihcn was ced-  td to Germany in 1890, since which  1'imc it has been strongly fortified and  js now the a base for the German  .navy.  Heligoland, situated 28 miles  northwest of the moulh of the Elbe,  consists of a steep, rocky plateau  with a strip of firm, sand at its southeast foot. The laws are thc old Frisian code. North Frisian is the native tongue, but German is currently  spoken. The fishers arc Frisian, a  tall and muscular race of hardy seamen, simple and primitive in their  habits and holding land-labor in contempt. ' The merchant class consists  of immigrants from Hamburg and  other places on thc mainland, or their  descendants." As an advanced naval  base, it has been made great use of  by thc German navy during the prcsr  cnt war, especially as a haven of refuge when Bcatty's scouts have been  in pursuit. According to tradition,  Heligoland was once vastly larger,  great tracts of country having been  swallowed up by the sea between A.  D. 700 and the end of the 17th _ century; During the last 26 years denu-  dating    agencies have   been at work  which  have   reduced  the area  of  the  Asia,  Europe and  Africa,  island     by   one-fourth.       Heligoland  '       '"       ��������� ������- ���������   -   -������������������-���������-   --  was anciently sacred, to the goddess  Hertha    and    Christianity was    first  preached  there  by   St.   Willibrod   in  the 7th century.  llie Straits of Dover, lo link England  au extent that her influence''all  over  the  world  is  broken  for  ever.  "German should replace English as  the world language. English, the  bastard tongue . . . must be  swept into the remotest corners . .  . until it has returned to its original  elements of an insignificant pirale  dialect. The German language acts  as a blessing which", coming direct  from the hand of God, sinks into the  hear.t like a precious balm. To us,  more than any other nation, is entrusted the true structure of human  existence. Our own country, by employing military power, has attained  a degree of culture which it could  never have reached by peaceful  means.  "Thc civilization of mankind suffers  every time a German becomes an  American. Let us drop our miserable  attempts to excuse Germany's action.  We willed it.' Our might shall create  a new law in Europe. It is Germany that strikes. We are morally  and intellectually superior beyond all  comparison. . . . We must . .  . fight with Russian beasts, English  mercenaries and Belgian fanatics. We  have nothing to apologize for. It is  no consequence whatever if all the  monuments ever created, all the pictures ever painted, all the "buildings  ever erected by the great architects  of the world be destroyed. . . .  The ugliest stone placed to mark the  burial of a German grenadier is a  more glorious monument than all the  A Rickety Affair  In a sense there is no Austria.  There is no xA.ustrian language. The  Austro-Hungarian empire is a collection of mutually hostile and jealous  race fragments, watching each other,  hating each other, being held together by force and fear. If it were  alone in the world, it would fly apart  by the mere play of its centrifugal  forces. The marriage of Austria and  Hungary is "a marriage, de conveyance.". It has been compelled by  outside forces. The break-up of such  an empire would not be dismemberment���������it would be release.���������Montreal  Star.  and France, has been revived. Lead  ing.���������men. in both nations see lhat-if  such a tunnel existed British troops  and munitions and military supplies  could be sent through il safely, and  this would release a fleet of war vessels and transports on duly in the  Channel and let them work elsewhere. It seems probable now lhat  as soon as the war is over the tunnel  will be built. It is estimated that such  a tunnel would be thirty-five miles  long and would cost $50,000,000, says  the Kansas City "Star."  When King Edward opened the  great Forth Bridge in Scotland, a  London artist drew a picture of a  train crossing it, bound south, and  bearing this prophetic legend:  "Through train ��������� Aberdeen, London,  Dover, Channel Tunnel, Paris, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Alaska, Canada,  New York."  ~ A dream? Yes; but they said  Goethe, lhe German poet, was dreaming when he prophesied that some  day a canal would cut the Isthmus  of Suez, another would unite the Atlantic and Pacific at Panama and a  third would join the Danube and the  Rhone.- All three have been accomplished.  And who will assert that the time  will not come when through passage  may not be booked from New York  City, or from Kansas City, by way of  Canada and Alaska, across the narrow Behring Straits by bridge, which  has been declared to be wholly practicable, thence by rail to Vladivostok,  to Petrograd by the Siberian Railway, to Berlin, Paris and through the  Channel Tunnel to London? Such a  line would connect all of Europe with  America by a land route. And, when  the North and South American Railway has been built, and the Cape-to-  Cairo road is finished, transversjng  Africa its full length from north to  south, the traveller from Patagonia,  having reached Berlin without wetting his -feet, could go on, dry shod,  by way of the new Berlin-to-Bagdad  railway, the building of which was  interrupted by the war across the j  Bosphorus bridge into Asia, by rail,  down through Palestine to Suez by  the new German military railway,  now almost finished from there to  Cairo, and across Africa to Capetown.  Thus     would   the  two     Americas,  be linked  together by a chain of steel, unbroken in its whole length, and" a  through train could be sent almost  around the world, traversing every  continent except one ��������� Australia.���������  Post  Express, Rochester.  Singleness of Purpose  The   Anglo-French   Unity  is  an   Inspiring Spectacle "  There is an aspect of thc Franco-  British offensive that one hears nothing about, and that is the complete  harmony of the armies of the Allies  in their field operations. Never before in history, we believe, have two  nations fought side by side in a great  war without friction, confusion, cross  purposes and heartburnings. There  have been mistakes and badly timed  movements in thc great campaign in  France, but nothing was said about  them except by critics at the rear,  who were more concerned about  claiming credit for France or for'  England, as the case might be,, than  in doing justice to thc commanders  and to the spirit of their men.  Ten years ago who would have believed that French and British soldiers would fight side by ,side like  brothers and frankly admire individual prowess without considering the  uniform? They do not understand  each other's speech, their temperaments are dissimilar, and long the  tradition persisted among the common people in England���������it had come  down from Agincourt and other glorious fields���������that a Frenchman was no  match for an Englishman. And what  is even mpre to"the point, who would  have believed that British commanders would cheerfully subordinate  themselves to French Generals and  execute the orders given with absolute -loyalty, indifferent to reputation  and fame, or at least conceal their  disappointment that the lion's share  of the glory of achievement would go  to men whose forefathers were defeated at Waterloo?  It was naturally the hope, and indeed, the. expectation of the German  General Staff that the Franco-British  war machine would not function  smoothly; that as the war proceeded  the British commanders, who at least  had distinguished themselves in little  wars, would not get on with General  Joffre, who had no" prestige as a  commander of large bodies of troops,  and that the private soldiers, of the  two armies would not fraternize and  fight unselfishly-and with equal gallantry for common cause.  There was never a greater misconception. Have men of one race ever  gone into battle with more singleness  of-purpose and -higher courage than  the soldiers of France and of the  British Empir.e? It has been an inspiring spectacle, and surely the  world would never have beheld it if  the traditional enemies did not believe their cause was just and lhat  the consequence of failure would be  disaster irreparable.���������From thc New  York Sun.  The British Soldier  Tenacity and Cheerfulness of Tommy  Atkins Eulogized by the French  A distinguished French journalist  has been attempting to depict and  analyze the British soldier for the  information of his countrymen, and  we may be permitted to recognize  the result as just without being sus-  Boy Scout Notes  Boy Scout Officers  Who  Have' Recently Been Honored by the  King  The honor list which has been announced in connection with His  Royal Highness the Duke of Con-  naughl's intended departure from  Canada includes a name well known  to Boy Scouts from end to end of the  Dominion���������that of Colonel A. P.  Sherwood, of Ottawa, the Chief Commissioner of the Boy Scout movement in Canada, upon whom His  Majesty the King has been pleased to  confer the distinction of Knighthood.  Lt.-Col. E. A. Stanton, who hrs acted  for two years past as treasurer of  the Canadian General Council of the  Boy Scouts' Association, has also  been honored with a C.M.G.  Sir Percy Sherwood has been-with  the Boy Scout movement in Canada  as Dominion Commissioner since its  inception in 1909. He occupies the  important official position as -Chief  Commissioner of Police for the Dominion, which since the outbreak of  the.war has been an office of great  responsibility. His career as Commissioner of Dominion Police has  been one of great distinction. In addition to the foregoing, he is one of  the best known militia officers in the  country and is at present serving as  Commissioner of the Dominion Rifle  Association  When the late Lt.-Col. F. D. Far-  quhar resigned the Governor-General  Secretaryship to go overseas in "command of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, he was shortly  afterwards succeeded at Government  House by Lt.-Col. E. A. Stanton, who  also accepted thc post which Lt.-Col.  Farquhar had relinquished as honorary treasurer of the Boy Scouts' -Association. Colonel Stanton had previously seen a great deal of the British Boy Scouts, and during his two  years' stay in Canada has travelled  extensively with His Royal Highness  the Duke of Connaught both in Eastern and Western. Canada. Colonel  Stanton has seen military service in  the Dongola Expedition in 1886, and  in the Nile Expedition in 1897-98-99,  and was honored for distinguished  service in the battles ofAtbara and  Omdurman. During his service in  Egypt under Lord Kitchener he designed the well-known camel'postage  stamp of the Soudan. He was Governor of Khartoum from 1900 to 1908  and for his services in this capacity  was created a  Pasha.  Correspondence ��������� To thc Editor,  "Canadian Defence":���������  Sir,���������At the present time the writer  is Commissioner of the Boy Scouts  for thc province- of Manitoba, - and  feels that our league might do much  to help this movement.. To his mind  this is one of lire best" organizations  for the improvement of the boy. and  the making of him a .better citizen.  Whilst it is not a military organization, it teaches the boy to do'his duty  to his home, his parents,- his brothers  and sisters, his school teachers, his  church and Sunday school; his city,  town or village, his province and  state; and a good Scout has always  been ready and willing to do his  full, fair duty to" his country at any  and  all   times,   even .to -laying   down  pected of undue vanity.    The tact is,his life on his  country's altar.  that we have all come to regard our  soldiers as excelling the national average in the essential virtues, and we  may join in admiration and praise of  them as if they were not our countrymen or our own flesh and blood.  When the Frenchman tells us that  they are young with the youth of a  vigorous nation hardly yet conscious  of its destiny, we see that it is so;  their splendid confidence in themselves and their origin, their eagerness and their buoyancy bubbling  over in all kinds of extra service to  their French hosts, their tunefulness  and recklessness of the chances of  war proclaim the assured role of. their  race in world history with more  authority than the psychological theories of the most Teutonic professors  could assume. They cultivate cleanliness without, and within, .and in war  they are "irreducibly tenacious."  Could there be any tribute higher  than this from France? Khaki has an  uplifting influence and so has experience of war, and those of us who remain at home will have to see to it  that before the declaration of peace  we become worthy of our national  exemplars and heroes.���������From the  London  Chronicle.  Caring for Belgians  calhcdials of Europe put together. Nojjj-jtish  'Tlrcy call us barbarians. What of  it? The German claim must be:  . .' . Education to hate '...'.  Organization" of hatred. . . . Education to the desire for hatred. Let  us abolish unripe and false shame. .  . . To us is given faith, hope and  hatred; but hatred is the greatest  among them."  An old Irishman, having trouble  with his eyes, consulted a doctor,  who told him to make his choice���������  he must stop drinking or.go blind.  The old man turned the proposition  over in his mind for a while and then  said, "Well, I'm sivinty-two years old  now, and gettin' the old age pension.  I believe I've seen iverything worth  seein'."  "You must realize that you arc the.  ultimate consumer." ,  "I do realize it," replied Mr. Chug-  gins, "every time I shove a ealloh of  gasoline into the tank."  Last Year's Grain Surplus  Census     Statistics     From     Western  Canada Show Quantity on  Hand  The results of an inquiry made by  the census and statistics office by  means of schedules addressed to its  correspondents on crops and the postmasters in Manitoba, Saskatchewan  and Alberta show that the following  surpluses of wheat, barley and oats  remained in farmers' hands on August 31, 1916, out of the crops of 1915:  Wheat, 11,997,500 bushels; barley,  1,779,430 bushels; oats, 39,548,300  bushels.  Adding these quantities to the totals in elevators on September 1, the  following quantities represent the  total estimated carry-over from the  crops of 1915 into the crop year of  1916-1917, beginning September 1:  Wheat, 27,033,000 bushels; barley,  2,999,500 bushels; oats, 50,605,000  bushels.  Are  Germans  Feeding   the  Indirectly  Nothing could be more anomalous  than the British Empire should be  subscribing at the rate of seven and  a half, million pounds sterling a year  to feed a population within territory  held by the enemy. A million and a  half of that money is in the form of  voluntary public subscriptions and six  millions represents the Government's  subsidy. We are actually contributing to the resources of the Neutral  Commission six times as much as the  United States. It would be given  cheerfully if we felt quite sure that  it was not helping the enemy. If the  Germans fed the people whom they  have dispossessed of their means of  feeding themselves there would be  less food available for the Germans.  If we looked at the feeding of the  Belgians as a measure of affecting  the course of war, it would be more  to our advantage that German auth-     ���������,^ ,w       ���������^ ..B���������t  ority in Belgium be surrounded by a nln~g "takes"' fVom'~cioud"To"eart*h'or  The Manitoba Boy Scouts have  furnished the Canadian Overseas'  forces with everything from a Major-  General lo a drummer boy; and the  overseas forces have received from  the Manitoba Boy Scouts everything  from a provincial commissioner to a  tenderfoot.  Our policy, in a few words, is" to  fear God, honor the King. keep, the  ten Commandments, and be British.  If we had from ten to twenty thousand Scouts in the province and from  twenty-five to fifty thousand in the  larger provinces, in a "few years' time  we should see a wonderful improvement in the citizenship of Canada.  Please lend us a hand.���������Yours truly,  C.'-W. Rowley, Winnipeg.  Artillery and Thunder  Thunder Has Never Been Heard at a  Greater Distance Than Fourteen Miles  During the great battle of Verdun  the roar of artillery was said to ' e  audible in Holland, over a hundred  miles away, and the guns of Flanders  have often been heard in Kent, England.  But it is a "most remarkable fact  lhat, although any great .roar is always likened to thunder, yet thunder  has never been heard fourteen miles  from the flash, and some of the severest thunder" storms of late years  were inaudible ��������� seven "miles away!  It is interesting and often comforting during: thunder to be able-to  ascertain the distance of the focus of  the storm, which as far as personal  danger is concerned is all that matters. ' This can be done by remembering that sound travels.at the. rate  of about 1,125 feet a second, whereas  a flash is seen almost simultaneously.  If, therefore, the interval between  the sight of the flash and the sound  of the thunder be one second, thc  distance of the flash is 1,125 feet; if  two seconds, 2,250 feet; if five seconds, about a mile; if ten seconds,  two miles; and if a minute, thirteen  miles���������a distance at which thunder is  very seldom heard.  It'may be safely concluded that if  any appreciable time elapses between  flash and sound~the danger is not imminent. The long rumble of thunder  is caused by the long track the light-  The Oldest  Prairie Province  Brief Sketch of the Development of  Manitoba From the Period of  ,    Early Settlement  Fie    of Japhetic tendency,    nomadll  Indian,  remained. in  tenure of  Mani-f"  toba's * plains  for    several   centuries..*,  This  sole .occupancy   continued  until  the middle years'   of the  seventeenth  century.* At this period, startling in  telligence of a vast domain westward,  of the Great Lakes'became'a feauir  of absorbing- interest within the mercantile arena of London.    In accord-l  ancc with the reports, an enormity oi  wealth  lay awaiting thc  white man':  advent.    Hence in 1668 a body of in  trepid   individuals   determined   to   in  vestigatc;  as  a  result  of this  move}  merit,     the  Honorable   - Company   o'  Gentlemen Adventurers    of   EnglancJ  trading into Hudson Bay was consti<  tuted.    Thus  Rupert's  Land   receive^  recognition  as  a  unit   of lhe   Britisl}  Empire.        * j  Upwards  'of    one 'hundred    ycar.-y  passed   away.    The Great    Compan-*  with sundry rival traders for thc In'  dian's   peltries,     remained  in   posses  sion.-  In 1805, Alexander.MacKcnzic  founder of the  Montreal fur dealer^  known- as  the    Northwest.'Company"!  had-further   drawn   the .attention   o?j  Britain to the possibilities of Wcslerr-  Canada--by the-'publicatiori of a bool<j  describing    his   travels.      A- copy ofl  this volume was received by thc Earij  "of Selkirk; perusal of its-pages con ,  vinced .the Scottish    landowner thati!  the-Red    River'��������� district prcscntcd\a  favorable  opportunity  " to  the  colorU  ist.    To    further.-this    migration,    al  grant of^one  hundred  and  ten   thousand square miles of land on the Red'  and Assiniboine . rivers   was   obtained;  from  the Hudson  Bay   Company.  In  1812,   the first  group     of settlers, ,70y  in number, arrived at Rupert's LandJ  A seventh decade-of thc"nineteenth!;  century  was  reached.   ' The '- coiony)  .was emerging from a period of stren-}  irity for   which   various   causes   we're''  attributable.. At  the estuary-of* "the  "As.sinibbine River stood  Fort  Garry,,  chief post of'.the great company.    A  number of enterprising men' were now  resident in the environments of    the  Fort; progress  was slow, yet.assuredly    entering   within    the  territory! .  For several .years a government had������  assumed   control  of  affairs;  the  seat '  of this    legislative    b.ody  was    then  known as  Winnipeg,   which in.April,  1874, received the dignity of civic incorporation. .   And thus    Fort Garryr  once^the trading place of Indian and  trapper,    passed  away    into   eras of <  gradual advancement.      .-   .     -^        ' .1  -The closiug years of  this . decade^  (1877-79), witnessed the "initial process  of a great-transformation scene. The  steel J. highway' - of .  commerce    nad  reached .Emerson, a busy, town at the  border," line . of  Manitoba    .with  the  United . States.- .. From   Western  Ontario came a sprinkling of sturdy yeomen ;" a  majority "of these located in  il  Central and Southern  Manitoba.    At h  a  three  years'  later date,  1882,  mer- <i  cantile and  financial  interests  of  the  old'and new hemisphere's were glancing towards thc city of Winnipeg.   A  veritable influx of home-seekers, land  speculators   and   kindred   occupations  arrived.      Men    dreamed    of gold; a  boom of inflated values followed; col-<  lapse of the bubble was, however, inevitable.    The summer of 1885 ushered in a closure of the strained financial altitude; the rails of the CanaJian  Pacific linked  Winnipeg  with  an exterior   world;   confidence   in   the  city  and  provincial  futurity   was restored.  For several years following, the census   statistics    displayed   sighs    of  a  steady  immigration;  towns    and  villages  arose  amid    huge  acreages   of  thc agricultural domain.  The twentieth century has placed  Manitoba on the pedestal of solidity.  In 1916, the city of Winnipeg" represents, the third largest centre of this  Dominion.  The province of Manitoba has passed the experimental stage. Much of  her resources yet remain undeveloped. The fisheries of lakes in the northern confines constitute a financial  figure of enormity; forestric areas  are beyond the dreams of avarice;  free land granls of one hundred and  sixty acres can furnish sustenance  for   millions ~of  an   immigration.  Within the not distant futurity,  Manitoba's prairies will be recognized as the "greatest bread basket" of  the civilized world.���������J. D. A.  Evans.  Simpkins: I thought you were  working on Johnson's new house?  House Painter: I was going to, but  I had a quarrel with him, arid he said  he'd put the paint on himself.  Simkins: And did he do it?  House, Painter: Yes; 'that's wher*  Jhe put most of it.  starving, desperate, and rebellious  populace than by a populace enabled  by our generosity to await its deliverance at least in physical comfort.  The      Belgian    Government      are  bound to    see   that   their   people at  from one cloud to the other,  A thunderclap is practically as  short lived as a lightning-flash, but  it will be readily seen that if the flash  traverse, a mile there will be a period  of about    five seconds    between the  the last.���������Scientific American.  home are fed.     Belgium   is   one   of first sounds that strike your ears and  the Allies,-and we are bound to pre-   -------  serve that brave nation.  It is unfortunate that our ' help  given to Belgium should be partially  diverted by the Germans in occupation to their advantage, but we cannot on that account withdraw our  help.. All that we can do is urge the  Neutral Commission to see to it that  the supplies that are so generously  provided do not find their way into  the stores of the enemies. ��������� London  ��������� Chronicle.  \  Pleasant Side of Farming  Show the young men that there is  something in farming and more of  them will stay oh'the. farm. ��������� Many-  are driven away by the. grumblings.of  the older folks, who see nothing but  drudgery in farm life. Talk about the  good things in connection with the  farm and forget the unpleasant. ���������  Farmer's Advocate.  Compromise Impossible  Peace Talk Useless From Those Who  Openly Avow Contempt for  Public Faith  Every fresh crime which the Ger?  man militarists have committed has  furthered the transformation of our  national temper. Every lie, every prevarication and sophistry which they  have put forward in palliation or excuse of such crimes has revealed to  us more fatally the depth of their  moral depravity and the abyss which  cuts them off from other men. The  wild exultation of their press in the  foulest of these black deeds has  shocked and revolted us; but it is the  cold, pedantic official apologies for  them which have convinced us chat  the soul of this state is reprobate,  and its conscience perverted a::d  seared past hope of repentance and  of amendment. Compromise is impossible with-an enemy whose military system directs the perpetration  of enormities at which humanity  shudders, which makes the massacre  of unoffending civilians, the slaughter  of women and little children, the  slavery of populations, the forcible  abduction of r young girls from their  homes, wanton cruelty to helpless  prisoners, loot, arson and judicial  murder, the accepted incidents of  war. "Peace talk" is impossible with  those who openly avow their- contempt for public faith. The whole  scheme of thought, the whole moral  atmosphere which sanctions, condones, and rejoices in these things  is a standing menace to all right and  to all progress. The highest interests  of humanity imperiously require its  utter extirpation from the minds it  darkens ancT debases, lest its triumph  should contaminate the future of  mankind.���������From  the  London Times. ('1-'.- .^5/. -.i������jC.h  .^'K?& i  VT>-  JH    '  f   *"' j    ft      .    . V, ���������^, -i    -V    -.     J,' .*s*.l   f Jf*       I)      ������ J-l " TV. /���������!        "������������������-���������������  ������ M      ""   ,  II' i������,  I "I  WM  .-.THE-    GAZET-TE,  -KEDLEY,      B;      0r~  ���������..*,  i*'iv  _.    . .-. ^-1 "* 'V-^  S(������  la*-'  " *���������    * "Til  I  I  I  1% anBntoiJfPSd Sii;yBap4  SOMETHING of a leap, isn't it, from the outing flannel Mother  Hubbards of a decade ago to the chiffon loveliness which most  women who can at all afford it affect for negligee purposes?  But what a grateful change it is I True, all women cannot afford-  nor would they all wear, the elusive confections which masquerade  under the name of negligee or nightgown; but they are favored by  fashionables, and if you choose to be frivolous in this direction, you  may have the added satisfaction of being right in the fashionable  swim.  The rose-printed chiffon is a real nightgown, tho it is more often  known as a slip-on, and is intended to be slipped over another nightgown, just to make it look more festive, or for wear under a coat neg- .  ligee. There is no attempt at trimming here, as the beauty of the material suffices.  The oriental has taken a strong hold upon boudoir garments.  You see a charming negligee of crepe de chine in flesh color, with  panels back and front of the most exquisite Chinese embroidery. This  boudoir gown is a feast of color, for, besides the wonderful mingling  of blue, gold, green and black in the embroidery, a band of blue  chiffon is hemstitched around the top of the negligee and the. arm-  holes. Tassels dangle from under the arms. They are in the colors of  the embroidery. A lace hem adds still further to the luxurious effect  of the whole negligee.  You may have chiffon underwear, too, if you choose. Of course,  you must lay a foundation of Italian silk, but on top you may wear an  undervest or chemise of vividly colored chiffon, trimmed simply with  hemstitched bands. The negligee which the model wearing such'a  chemise is slipping off is made of a bronze silk net, the flounces embroidered in white. The flounces on this negligee are so voluminous  that the garment is almost opaque.  For the woman who likes dainty things without any suggestion of  the bizarre comes a charming new negligee of crepe meteor in shell  pink. It is provided with a coat of a lovely new lace called margot,  which is a hexagon mesh embroidered with silky threads in a heavy  pattern. Angel sleeves add to the grace of this garment.  Another slip-on or. negligee, as you choose, is of chiffon in peacock green. An embroidered band of velvet adds to the brilliant color  scheme. A negligee like this woul,d be a fit excuse for the oroverbial  vanity of the seacock.  OJ  ^^g^gj^^^^^^i^g^i^^^^^^g^  ���������mrnm^tMurmum*  jrclg ���������"'--!  ^���������XJa-^J**? %%& ly-, r^v-C',*--"*:"-- " V  ���������, ... ���������/,?.-. j......   -,,���������,.,. ^ -., p .;v^,.,-'^.-., ._-��������������� ,%:~,-������,. y/fC;-fi^.- .>;<> ;wg''i--y;-'" V-*-,-,*; ;��������� 1 jjj**A 'y^y. ffl <������ *****rffi?**y j!  -J;.  V     ', -  Om     GAZETTE,     HEDLEY.    "B,     .CL  r  Room  Nineteen  BY  FLORENCE WARDEN  WARD, LOCK & CO., LIMITED  London. Melbourne, tad Toronto  %  =J  (Continued.)  CHAPTER VI.  For a few moments the Iwo women stood silently looking at the picture, and the girl guessed thai for  sonic reason or other there was a  strong special interest about the original of thc portrait for the lady who  was considering it so attentively.  Suddenly Lady Moorhampton turned  to  her.  "It is very sad, and wc don't wish  to speak about il more than wc can  help. But you'd belter know, perhaps, in case you should slay here.  Wc have just heard vcry bad news  of my stepson. He has been away  from England for many years, and  now he has been drowned on his way  home."  "Drowned!" echoed Mabin quickly.  "Yes, isn't it dreadful?"  "And are you quite sure about it?"  asked    Alabin,   assuming .  a   tone   of  sympathy    which was,    however, by  , no   means  so  pronounced  as  that  in  which Lady. Moorhampton replied:  "I'm. afraid so. My brother heard  about it only yesterday, and brought  down the sad news to us. Of course  it has upset Lord Moorhampton  very much. But as for mc, I must  confess I never could forgive Cipriau  for treating his falhc? with so little  respect and kindness as he  did."  Mabin said nothing. Indeed she  was dumb from a variety of emotions, of which surprise and suspicion  were perhaps the most conspicuous.  That Lady Moorhampton should  have been trifling and amusing herself with such an air of frivolous en-  . joyment on thc vcry day after she  had heard news so terrible about her  stepson was one cause of astonishment, while the news of it was another.  Drowned! On his way home!  That was not thc truth, certainly.  , Mabin felt suddenly inspired by rin  - obstinate, determination to stay at  Heath Hill, if only it could be managed, at least until she could find out  something more about the fair-;  bearded stranger and his mysterious I  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  Not for the world would she have i  given any hint of what she herself j  knew about his adventure in the office. Mabin fell thai her own position, if she was to be of any use  either lo "Dibs" or his father, if thai  father was alive���������must be that of a  listener, and not that of an informant���������as yet.  She must find out all she could, but  must give no confidence in return,  until she was sure of her ground.  In thc meantime there had entered  thc library from the terrace a tail,  thin, grave-looking   -man, with whit-  For Better Crops  Selected Seed Will Increase the Yield  of Grain  Every farmer ib anxious to increase  the yield of his crops, but too few  realize the comparative case with  which this can be done. Quite apart  from the duty incumbent upon every  patriotic citizen to produce as much  as possible, thc raising _of thc average number or bushels per acre  grown throughout the West will  make a considerable economic    sav-  Use the Straw  any arrangements without her hus  band's approval, but he paid no heed  to whal-shc said, leaving her to go  on talking volubly, and explaining .o  Mabin lhe duties she would have to  fulfil.  "And now I know you're dying to  see my baby," said Lady Moorhampton, as she sprang up, with restless  manner and fluttering draperies, from  the chair in which she had sat almost  still for about a quarter of a minute.  "Oh,'thank you very much," said  Mabin with fervor, as she rose to1 her  feet.  Lord    Moorhampton    gave   her  a  story. | look so dry, yet so full of discrimin-  Of his identity with the original of' ating  scrutiny,   lhat   Alabin  felt  her-  the--portrait   she   had   no   shadow   of .'self blushing  _ . ing in  thc cost    of    production.     If  cuing hair and close-cut beard, mild- w,ln the ordinary preparation given  eyed, gentle, courteous, and utterly to the land on an average farm  different in tone and manner from several more bushels ot wheat, or  his brilliant and rapidly moving wife, other grains, can be grown per acie,  He looked very sad, vcry depress- thc cost of production of that grain  cd, and although he listened to his will naturally be reduced and, other  wife's voluble introduction of the conditions being equal, thc farmer  newcomer, il was with an air of only I will make a higher nci profit per acre,  half understanding what was said. It is certain that an increase in yield  ' "Edric," she said, "this is Miss can fb,c, obtal"ed on ,cvery 'farm *{  Wrest.    She wants to come lo us as  cff������"&.,?,?������"?���������., J?aZV'n VT ^f  secretary, and she  can use the lypc-.?*m^"^a^h^"ynbce-U,Scd;   (^  ...        ���������"   r ,-.        ,       1 i James  W. Robertson, president of the  wl,^'1oninT/-Cl    Tnl'-i'-'   Sai      Canadian Seed Growers' Association,  What do you Hunk about it? >    ;d in his a(ldrcsg at th<J ]ast amuja'  He bowed with a resigned air,-and meeting thai at least $3,000,000 "more  made a gesture of invitation lo Mabin iWas obtained for crops last year  to sit down. ithrough  lhe  work  of  the association  "I shall be vcry glad if Miss Wrest J in promoting seed selection, and as  will stay with us," he said. "But I'yet its activities are confined 10 a  suppose voir don't rcallv want to comparative few farmers throughout  know what I have to say, Edith. You the country. According lo official sta-  havc probably arranged things al-, tislics, over 40 million bushels of  ready yourself." -seed  of all kinds are required annu-  Hc seemed weary, listless and in-!ally in Canada. Of this amount,'the  different, and Mabin was touched by three western provinces use about 20  thc look of deep-scaled grief which million bushels. In spite of the im-  she detccled under his reserved andiniensc yields obtained in Canada :u  quiet manner l'lc  Past,   the  average yield  per acre-  Lady Moorhampton affected lo be is unnecessarily low when compared  shocked   al   the   idea   of her   making  Wlth lhat obtained by the best farm  Many Reasons Why the Practice of  ,   Burning Straw Should Be  Discontinued  Whatever may^ have been the reasons oiycondilioris which account for  lhe burning of an immense quantity  of straw in *.ast seasons, there arc  more reasons than ever before for not  burning it this season. Its value ior  producing humus in the soil has been  emphasized so much that it should be  somewhat generally appreciated. It  has also been pointed out many times  that straw contains considerable pot  Labor on the Farm  Yearly Employment of Help Would  Be of Great Value to the  Farmers  Farm labor conditions received  careful attention in the agricultural  survey conducted on 100 farms in  each of four counties in Ontario- during thc summer of 1915 by the Commission  of   Conservation.  One of thc signal facts revealed  was thc small number of farmers employing male help by the year. In  Dundas 10 farmers, in Waterloo 9, in  Northumberland   7,   and   in   Carleton  ash. Under normal conditions potash '35, provide yearly employment;  or a  crs. For- instance, thc average yield  of spring wheat per acre is about r9  bushels, for oats, 35 bushels and for  barley 2S bushels. But many of the  best farmers regularly produce an  average of 25 to 30 bushels per -..ere  !of wheat, from 55 lo 85 bushels of  oats, and from 40 to 50 bushels of  barley. Several factors are respon-'  sible for these high average yields,  but one of the chief among them is  the careful    production  is thc least expensive of the elements  of fertility ordinarily purchased in  commercial form and is more abundant in most soils than nitrogen and  phosphorus. Thc fact that thc bulk  of our potash came from Germany  and that thc supply'from lhat source  has been cut oit has so greatly increased thc price that even thc small  amount which is available is too expensive for profitable use as fertilizer.  It costs more lo replace the supply  in the soil than it did a few year ago  when potash was cheap. It is, therefore, of greater importance that such  by-products as straw, cornstalks, etc.,  be more carefully conserved.  Thc man who has plenty of livestock to utilize his straw as feed and  bedding has always found it too valuable to burn. One reason that the  grain farmer has given for burning  slraw was that it could not be worked into thc soil so as not to injure  thc following crop, at least, not without    so much  time and    labor as  to  total of 61 out of the 400. Those m-  ploying help oy the month included  13 in Dundas, 10 in Waterloo, 6- in  Northumberland and 15 in Carleton,  while those, providing employment'by  the day only were 41 in Dundas, 26 in  Waterloo, 50 in Northumberland and  9 in Carleton. Farmers employing  male help by mixed methods mini-'  bcrcd 16 in -Dundas, 42 in Waterloo,  19 in Northumberland and 9 in Carleton. Transient employment, was  thus provided for-256 men among the  400 farmers, as against 61 continually  employed. -     - c  In view of the yearly complaints  regarding the scarcity of farm help,  the foregoing data . indicate that  much of thc trouble is of the -farmers' own making. It is too much to  expect that a floating labor market  can be, maintained to supply 'this  large demand at specific times. At  what arc'these men to secure a livelihood during thc balance of thc  year? True, there arc on the great  majority  of  farms" periods  of     great  make it unprofitable.    It is  true that  Pressure,    when    the crops    must be  plowing under  ioo heavy'a  layer of  cared ,f,or>  a,Ild it ^is usually^ at. these  and use.  of (  clean, pure plump seed of a suitable  have   been -obtained     by  variety.    As soon as the grain is ma-'straw upon  winter wheat  doubt. -The boy in the picture, beard  less as he was, had thc same sunny  blue eyes, thc same broad, open forehead.  '  And, in spile of the difference in  coloring, she fancied that she discerned in the boyish features on thc  canvas some resemblance to thc  pretty, child whom she had left in  town in the care of her mother.  The interest she felt was so keen  that it was with difficulty she suppressed all signs of it. But lhat she  must do so Alabin was quick witted  enough to see. Lady Moorhampton  was, as the girl already guessed,' far  too important a member" of the  household not to be treated with the  ture   is   the .time  to   select   the   best  yield  ot  heads   in   the   crop   for  sowing'  in   a   the acre  seed plot  next  spring.    Every  farmer,  in his own interest,    if    for    no  other reason,  should  this year determine  either to  select  the best  heads  straw, or oilier coarse material, may  cut off the rise ol moisture and thus  prove a detriment to, growing crops  until the material has rotted anch become incorporated with the soil. This  ciimculty has been overcome by the  invention-of spreaders which not only  reduce lhe cost of spreading straw  but' also make it possible to spread  it as thinly as desired.  In   some   sections  excellent   results  spreading  Increased  "Why   don't   you   let   her  take   off 0f grain in his own crop or make ar-  lcr   hat  and   have   something   to   eat  rangements   for  securing  a   sufficient  before she sees children or does anything .-.else?"    demanded    he  quietly.  "Aliss  Wrest  looks  vcry  tired."  Alabin    was about    to protest, but  More Babes xor Empire  the shrewd look he gave her reduced   Growers'  Association,     which     costs  her lo silence.    It was quite true that  nothing and will be of great benefit.  amount of first-class seed to be -n  readiness for next year's crop. it  would also pay farmers to become  members " of     the     Canadian     Seed  Large Family Will Be Regarded ?s a  National Asset  "The war after thc war will be  won by thc nation which encourages  early marriages,and large families."  'liiesc words were used by an eminent   Harley   street   physician  m   an  Oh,   I'm   sdrry   I   didn't  understand  First-Class  Seed Grown  on  Selected intcrvicwH mth l}lc L������"������on l*"ly ^  that  you   were  so  hungry.    Yes   I'll ( Plot Means More Returns  order something for you.  Alabin    would have    protested, but i  no baby in the world would have  been so interesting to her al that moment as a sandwich.  Lady Moorhampton, however,  looked displeased.  Raising   her   eyebrows,   she    said:  ���������The Grain Growers' Guide.  Farmers Should  Grow Their Own Seed  :is much as live bushels to  has been credited to this  method of utilizing slraw. The straw  not only is a protection' in itselt but  it also holds the snow and in that  way protects thc wheat. Its value as  a mulch during thc rollowing spring  and summer is considerable.  times lhat the additional help is employed.  . lhe farmer is not ,alone in this  situation, however;, many of our largest lactones and business houses  have had the same conditions "to  meet. One of the largest clothing  manufacturers of thc United States  recently stated that the keeping together of their staff of skilled workers had been one of their hardest  problems. They had solved it, however, by utilizing iheir employees and  plant in the raamrlacture of other  lines for which it was adaptable during thc off seasons in thc 'clothing  trade.  So with the farmer. He has at his  command a wide range' of production. By so operating his farm, he  can increase . his work at seasons  when otherwise there would be no  employment for his help. Competent  help is as economical on the larm as  in thc factory; training help is an expensive undertaking. By providing  continuous employment, the farmer  not only overcomes this constant  training of new men, but obtains the  more valuable assistance ot men fa-  mihar with his farm conditions.  One of thc maxims of the Schools  Division of the Experimental Union  of the Ontamo Agricultural College  might be adopted with profit by the  transient "employers  of labor, "Learn  press.    He   spoke  on     the     subjects  winch Sir Leo Unozza Aloncy, M.P.,  UL,    One of the mosl important factors I4!5*311   wila   recently  ���������  thc   need  for:to look forward'and plan your work."  greatest    deference and    tact   and it! Lady   Moorhampton   dashed out     of ������Pon   which   successful    grain  grow- |Plorc, abundantly populating thc Brit- ; By doing this thc slack seasons would  was   plain   that   thc   unlucky 'Ciprian ! the room  with an offended air, leav- inS    depends    is thc  use     of     pure, !*s'i Umpire and thc peril of thc fam-  be eliminated, the farm would great-  had been no favorite with her. ',ing  the  girl   confused   and  dismayed  dean  seed.    In order to obtain  this, j������ie-1 oi one  or two children. *y increase its production, thc farmer  by the incident.    Lord Aloorhamplon  secd     selection     must   be     practised |      Aly experience    shows that, given I would   be   better   off   financially   and  pointed to a chair. every  season.  Just  how  much  yields  good  stock  to start with, large fam- i would also  be relieved of lhe worry  "Sit    down " he    said gently     "Of can bc increased by systcmalic sclec-  rlies show no deterioration among the*1  course  you   don't   want  to  see'    this   tion of sc.ed is ������Pcn to, Question, but; younger     branches,"  said   the   physi-  wretched  baby.       Even  if you   liked U is ccrlain tlal several more bushels  cian.      On the contrary, I frequently  wholesome,    handsome    babies - if  Per acrc cai * b.e ra ,cd -* car-c "taken  jj?^  Urn   the   bes    bodies,  and     em-  to sow only first-class seed.      Every  piratically the best brains, occur, say,  farmer    should  have    a special clean ' with thc fourth, fifth, sixth or seventh  piece of ground each  year on  which , child,  he  is  growing  selected grain to  fur-j    '"Married-people   who  prefer-small  a      ���������    if t ���������    ,       ,  -i ,      , .~i        i        c    ..r* i ii   * ,,      , ���������, ,    nish    Dure    seed   for    the    following  families risk  <lie possibility  of 'osi'iir  Again Mabin found it hard, to sup-lnnd, and as fretful as all sickly child-, "^Vcrop. oiiowing^ g   ^.^  ^ ^  ^^  ,,  Z?S n llS,r  ������f  thc,( notions-she j r en  are. For general  farm  conditions sclec-i a lourth or fifth child.    Persons    set  ifrLrV   Jt    )-7geu  '������ fay'- YeS,Lwt Tl "V- d!StrCS5.f    aml  f l}Cl tion  is  best made in     thc     growing!a  good  example,  as  a  rule,   in     the  indeed,    even  while all  sorts  of per-'lshocked by his tone;, it  was not that &.....   ���������It would not do, therefore, to show,  too   much  sympathy   for his   fate.  Lady    Moorhampton    soon    spoke  again.  ."Of  course,"  she  said,    "my  poor  husband    would  have  been     brokenhearted over this loss of his heir, but  there  "for thc fact that he has another son  babies-  Fresh Air a Necessity  Ventilation   of   Homes  Essential   h  Health  of  Occupants  Many Canadians have returned  from summer' outings, of which till  principal attraction and benefit'wer  the enjoyment of the open air. Liv]  ing in thc open has health values si  pcrior lo any artificial cures, an.  during the warmer months, is full  enjoyed by the Canadians. Toda  fresh air is a recognized remedy f  tuberculosis . and pneumonia and  preventive of disease generally.  It is regrettable that the interior  of lhe majority of homes in Canac!  arc breeding places for disease, b(;  cause pf thc'difficulties in admitlin  fresh air. ' Foul air, -containing exhal]  ations .from the lungs of the inmate,1;  constitutes lhe atmosphere* in 'rhan;j  homes, and it"cannot be othcrwis  when houses arc built to "exclude th  external  air.','    ,      ',",.  It is a common mistake to'confus  heat and bad *air or" cold and goo'  air. he atmosphere "may be belov  freezing and still be bad, or it ma*|  bo excessively warm and still be'pur<j  Buildings  should    be ventilated sc  that it will be impossible for the oc  ciipants to breathe air already 'used,  A  simple  means  of  keeping-the'ai:  of- a room fresh is by a cross draft  secured    through' open    windows orjf]  eichcr side of a house. , Where ther  are  windows on the side of a roon  only, the upper sash should be lowered and the lower" one raised.   Thi'l  allows  the  warm, foul "air to escape]  through thc opening above the upper  sash'as the, pure cold air enters be  low the lower.-  To utilize    an',,opening    above thej  upper sash, of a window fully for ven^s]  lilalion    and    at the  same    time id;  lower the  window    shade, the latter  may be attached to the roller by lour J  or five pieces of tape, about five-in-^  ches  long.    This leaves a space  be  tween  the  roller and  shade  through1  which   'the impure    air may escape  The shade should also be shortened!  so that; when drawn down to expose  the opening at  the top it leaves an  opening, also  'at thc  bottom."    This  will permit constant changing of the  air of a room.  Canadians- should be as fond of  fresh air in winter as in summer.- The  benefit of the three or four warmer  months.with the open-air life is often  offset by the shutting-in process adopted in the autumn, 'and the, life  and vigor displayed during the open-  air months are frequently followed by  lassitude and nervous depression, due  entirely lo thc lack of proper ventilation.  Moving the Western Grain  -I'm  to   carry   on   thc   family,  isn't  it?"  Fortunate,  igs  sure you  wouldn'-   like  this one.    It's about as ugly a specimen of humanity  as  it's  possible  lo  due to the help problem*  r         Queer buperstition  That  is  oest .mau.c in     tnc     growrng       _  ,    -   ��������� ,,        ,. ,   -,.    .-.,-,      -Ar-.���������- ���������    i  ,���������-       ,   t    c    i     i ,     1- i-i       crop.  The  best   types   to  select    are .size vof-   their families, and they are  plcxing thoughts raced through her of a. re atiyc, but of absolute dislike.; a l compact forms and should bc j usually fine families, too. -  brain- 1 ., .-r"..'���������"���������:; ������������������ , .'; ���������;&������������������: i decidedly tins was going to.be a dif- made- from heads that arc fully de- f "In Germany early marriages and  Surely, if. Crpnan^wasi dead, it;;vvas;ficult_ household to live.;-in. Lord j d evc-ry spikclct being filled large, very large, families are thc  his son. who.'/was .Lord Moorhamp"-, Moorhampton seemed to read her from lthe bottom to the top, provid- rule. I have seen a father, mother,  tons   herrl.  Ye-ythrs   lady .talked- as, thoughts. . ihg they are of good length.    Select  and twenty-four children,    all robust  if there; could^ be ;;no/.qucstrbrf->as -to j       Y.ou-rc afraid you re going to have  the best    developed'heads    and    the  and  bright," going  to  church,  the position of her ,own son. a"     uncomfortable  time    of rt  here,  iargCst    grown . under    equal   condi- >    Bachelors   who  postpone   marrying  'Would y.oii -like 'to sec my boy?"  she   asked ; suddenly.       ,  With an appearance of alacrity and  delight which was : quite as artificial  as the manner Of her companian, Mabin  said that she would "love to!"  With an air of pride and happiness  which Alabin, now fully on the alert,  could not but.connect with the terrible event which had taken the first  heir out of the way and put her own  son in his place, Lady Aloorhampton  was flitting, smiling, across the floor  to thc inner door again, when a footstep on the terrace outside made her  suddenly change her whole demeanor. Assuming an air of intense  grief, and slowing down her movements to correspond with her looks,  Lady Aloorhampton said hurriedly,  in a low voice:  "Here he comes. Don't look  happy."' ���������  There was little need of this admonition, for Alabin. was feeling intensely miserable. Uncertain as she  was about the fate of the man who  had inspired in her so strong an interest, she could not but feel "tolerably sure that this news that he-was  ''drowned," false though she was sure  it must be, was but a way of accounting for his disappearance, and  she wondered how much Lady Moorhampton knew about it.  Miss  Wrest,"  said he. tions  "Oh, no, no������������������"'began-Mabin with '  alarm.  because  such  large  heads   will .until they are thirty-live or forty act  t;011 {r0  Uneducated   Peasants   Believe  the Czar ot  Russia Has  '*    Only One Ear*-  Thc uneducated peasants in the  Chcrson province of Russia have an  extraordinary belief that the Czar has  only one car. They are confirmed in  their belief by pictures and photographs of thc. Czar showing- a srde-  tacc view, and naturally exhibiting  only one ear. They account lor thc  absence of thc other in thc following  manner;  Some time ago, they say,'a'deputar  I'labin with  contain  plump,  sound  grains.    Sclec-'foolishly for themselves and the race.   tllc Czar     and [a thc  tion  of  heads  should  be  made  whcn'.-.It is  one. of  the .weak points  in  our,.,....:._ ',-.'   Cz-ir   is  ruling, but  fuiiy ripe.    Choose a  warm, dry  day ; social system that men do. not marry  stated that all Russian  -   .He cut her short, not sm  >Y.ith: gentleness: .,it   possible.    Aloisture   on   the  heads, i young."  Oh, but you re quite right. You're  such  as   there  is  likely  to  bc in   the ' ���������  not    going    to    have    a comfortable  early morning or in thc evening, will  time.    Nobody  here  has.    There  arc  cause moulding  in the  picked heads.  Alberta Leads in Wool  Alberta led all thc provinces of the  m their province waited upon  course of the  said to have I  land would be  equally-divided among the peasants  of the. various   districts.  To this one of; thc deputation boldly said: "As sure as you cannot see  is rL^srSbYd feeing ������Kiutf ^SiiSut^ws; -ssra. ^h^e^s! iz^���������5 youw m not divide th^s^b^^mr  SSr^'ZSi di?h"^S why''^  Il^dKa SS PSe���������?fe                                                         froSfvSrioS i ^Czar's reply to this was to cut  & ed "ve^ ffsteci n^e than 130,  gcrs    altogether     lhats     why,     he  tied into a, sack.    1 luce or four bags  parts of _thc province, more than was   off one. of his (the Czar's) cars, which      "     "       '  C.N.R. Transported Over One Hun*  dred and Thirty Million Bushels  During the Past Year  Western Canada's crop 3rear com*  mences on September 1st and ends  on . August 31st the year following.  So it happens that during September  those chiefly interested in the marketing of the crop collect and compile statistics to show how the details compare with those of the preceding twelve months.  -Grain figures arc of interest wider  than most. To the multitude concerned in the movement of grain  from the farmers' siding to the consumer, they surpass in interest the  latest fiction. To the business section  they, speak of 'obligations met and  credits renewed; lo manufacturers,  as foreshadowing-a revival of ordering and a busy season for thc industries; to the farmer and his people  they lake tangible form in new articles of comfort about the home; but  lo the men on the rail-ways .they provoke reminiscences of days, and  nights on lhe road, and continuous  striving to keep the ordinary traffic  of the country in motion while thc  wheat was moving lo the sea.  During the twelve months ended  August 31st, the Canadian Northern  Railway handled over its lines between Lake Superior and the Rocky  Mountains, 109,122 cars of grain oro-  duced along its rails, and inspected  by the Government, at Winnipeg, Calgary and other points in the West.  This is an increase of 69,828 cars over  the total of the last previous year  and represents a gain of 178 per cent.  A modern box car carries 1,200 bush-  mean really  thern   trans-  -,  proceeded,     meditatively       counting  full  should be sufficient to give seed  shipped  from   Manitoba,  Sasatchcwan   he pla'ced "upon  the  tabYe, "rcmarkTng  with the nods of his head as he look-   for a quarter acre seed plot to provide and   British   Columbia  combined       *        ������������������*-������������������.��������� * ������������������ ��������� ���������      '   .'-'"a'K'I't,  her  space of a year."  Mabin   could   not   refrain   fron  exclamation.  "Five!"    she     echoed     under  breath, in meek dismay.  i    "Five.      Not    counting    one    who  came and promptly went away again,  as, if you arc wise, you will do also."  (To Bc Continued.)  the  window,  seed.for use on the farm for the sue- j inside rabic  am='"waT^ To  iin   Eastern   Canada    ' '" ...  ed  drily    out. through  "we've had five secretaries within the  cecding year.  The sacks, half full, should be hung an ;n  quantity  up in a dry, airy place until they an * .cstern   dip   was   handled   under   the  be  threshed.      A. little  shaking  once;grading and sale scheme of the  Can-  in  a   while   will   tend   to   dry   up   tic ,adian     Government    Department    of  heads   quickly.     lo   thresh  place  the ; Agriculture  bags on a hard surface and beat with | ' .  stick.     When   thoroughly   threshed  but   Alberta   led  this day one may find Chcrson peas  Practically    all  the  ants   who firmly   believe  that he  has  only one ear.���������Tit-Bits.  Canadians Build U. S. Elevator  It is not often that American cap-  the  broken   heads  and   chaff  000,000 bushels of grain.  Coupled together, these 109,122  cars would form one continuous train  from, Winnipeg to Edmonton. Split  this up into freight trains of fifty  cars each, which is the average over  thc Canadian Northern between Winnipeg and Port Arthur, and there arc  2,182 trains, each with locomotive, caboose and train crew. Thc cars handled over and above thc total of the  mn������   l-.nl, A  story is   being told  in the  Lon- . italists    have    come   to    Canada   for  year before  would  constitute a train  ,  , .  , -,-i , ,y,    Lldon  clubs     about  thc  one and   wnly'their    contractors    to construct Hr-rp ''     ' '''     ���������'      1 '   '-'---  "'���������  taken out by a suitable screen shaken iQBs. Shaw    drew ..-.-"      -.-.'     tu."^^u.������.*.   lu.vuiibiruct large  over a  box or wash  tub.    Any  chaff  up,   with   his   edifices, but a  Calgary firm has been  lint falls throueh with the -Train m-rv :"f1^1 .-!-.Scnuity,   three   possible   lines  honored by having received the con-  "bc   separated Tut  by   letting"i, JM ^J'^-   ^^ ^������S"  Ca?cm^ i '������������=- for one of'the largest terminal  That Prussian Doctrine  Wlicn did thc "scrap of paper" doc- ,        .,, ���������        ���������     ,      , , ,  trine become popular in  Prussia?     1 ^J- AH small grain should be screen-  find" that it is  quite long  established cd out, leaving only the best seed for. _ w.   ,.,  there.      "Never   will     1   allow,"  said next  season s  seed plot.      This  secd|he said> "Shaw must have though; he  continuing without a break from the  Yellowhead Pass to. Vancouver.  The  terminal     elevators    at     Port  . i      -, , '  ---     --   ��������� ���������--���������������  .vw������������������i���������, - Arthur    have   been    making  records  from one nan to another on a windv   v������"~ ~* .tlcsc.,)yas  -?asc-d on  thc  plea-'elevators  under  construction in     thc I also*.    Of thc crop of 1914,. the move-  Tiom one panto another on a uindy  of insan)ty.    When basement saw thc I United States.    This; is'owned by the  ment of which closed on August 31st,  manuscript  he  rejected it at  once as   Port  Commission    of  New    Orleans,   1915, the Canadian Northern Railway  quite out of tnc question.      No, no," :and  is  being built  on  the  gulf  as  a| elevator ��������� at  Port  Arthur,  thc  largcs"t  When Your Eyes Need-������SJt-  UseMurincEjreMedicine. NoSraartlnff-Feels  Fine ���������Acts Quickly. Try It ior Bed, Weak,  Bore Byes and Granulated Eyelids. Murine Is  compounded by our Oculists���������not a "Patent  Medlcine"-butt-sed insuccessful Physicians'  Practice for many years. Now dedicated to  the Publis and sold by Druggists at 50c per  Bottle. Murine Eye Salve in Aseptic Tubes.  Kc and 50o. ^Wrlte for book of the Eye Free.  Murine Eye Remedy Company. CMcajjo. Adv.  Frederick William IV. in 1847, "a  shect'-of written paper to conic.like a !scc  second Providence between God in  heaven and this land to govern us by  paragraphs." But he had to revise nis  '���������'never" thc year following.���������Lonapn  ;Daily News. '     ,  will bc pure and free from any weed  W.  N.      U.  1127  "You admit you overheard the  quarrel between the defendant and  his wife?"  "Yis, sor, I do," stoutly maintained  the witness.  "Tell the court, if you can, what  --"     he seemed to be doing."  "He seemed to be doin' the listening."  "You know, a little learning is a  dangerous thing."  "I aint worried," replied Farmer  Jones. "The professor says Josh  isn't even getting that much."  was  writing his' own defence."  -He: Are you superstitious when  thirteen persons sit down to the tatflc  at the same time?  She: Well, not superstitious, but  I'm sometimes worried if I have  cooked only enough for ten. y  storage plant and shipping mill for' consolidated elevator plant in the  ports -all. over the world, and especi- world, handled 18,000,000 bushels,  ally South America.  The elevator is  to cost $1,500,000; it has a storage  capacity of, 1,200,000 bushels,, and its  Of the crop year which ended with  August last, the same elevator handled 55,884,560 bushels.     Its receipts  unloading capacity from cars is 24,000 of wheat alone, this year totalled 38,-  bushels per hour. The contract has i 582,531, or more than twice the han-  been awarded to Janse . Bros., i dlings for the elevator of all grain*"  Boome, Crane and Howe; of Calgary, during the preceding crop year. ���������.'":'  ,_,->���������  J-.    ',").-:   ' *    -j,       '   ' >' "���������    v '"  y' '"       *"���������}/ "  m'-" '*-'    - * '   -i^"        ,        " ,* ^       * -      i'    ' I  '"'  ���������r   '    -" "'-. ".,."''  "  ',      *���������,    '  .'  h ,  THE     GAZETTE.     HEDLEY,     B.     0.  __:: -���������    ':*'^;^-#l  *,   The Rights of a Citizen  Kings Are Fighters  Henceforth, ho  young man should' Royalty   Is   Represented in Fighting  be permitted    to exercise    the rights j Lines on All Battle Fronts  nnd piivilcgcs of a voting, citizen unless he can show affirmatively (1)  .that he has a good character and  reputation; (2) lhat he is able lo earn  a living by doing some kind of use;  ful work; and (3) thai'he has been  irained in the duties of citizenship,  including a knowledge of his ordinary  civic obligations  fitness to render appropiiatc service  in case the community or the country needs him in lime of war or oilier  public emergency.���������Amciican Review  of'Reviews.  Those ingenious souls among thc  pacifists who have been assuring a  war-weary world that if the rulers  who started the war really knew what  actual war1 meant they would not  provoke it or keep it up are arguing. jts  without their host.    Never in all his-1 so,  and a duIy-ccrlH ,t0ry havC, tllo*,c at ljic ,hc*,d ������f t,linffS bores    a tunnel through    thc moun-  anu a amy knQwn yhal  the acll,al    horrors are  lains above lhe clouds������   It g its  more minutely- than is the case just.      n polatoes   and il3 poiicies are of  now.    lherc is not a King or an lim- .*...-  Premier  Growth of the C. P. R.  Its Policies Are of World-Wide Import and Significance  If all the trackage over Which the  Canadian-Pacific has control���������that is,-  all the leased lines, or lines taken  bodily over, or with running rights���������  be included in a grand total, the company operates today 20,000 miles of  tracks. This fact alone would tell  of the bigness of the corporation  which thirty years ago issued its first  annual statement on a sheet pf note-  paper. The company owns' 100,000  miles of telegraph; 10,000,000 acres of  unsold lands., worth $200,000,000; and  controls shipping lo thc extent of  400,000 tons. One of the notable features of lhe great corporation is thai  it takes account of so many things  which, at the first blush, might not  seem to be related lo railway transportation. The comfort of the inner  man on the trains is, of course, of  prime moment, but note how the  Canadian Pacific Railway went out of  its way lo provide dicletic gastronomy. Thc railway company milks  own cows, and makes its own  soap.  .It bakes its own bread; and it  Impurities   of the Blood   Counter-  - acted.���������Impurities in tlie blood cc'mc  from"   defccls  in  the     action of  thc  liver.    They arc 'revealed by pimples  aiid  unsightly  blotches   on  the  skin.  They must be treated inwardly, and oTllie"war,"and\he"King"ofItaiy'has  for this purpose there is no .more cf-;f0hght side -jy sjdc y-ah his.subjects,  fcclivc conrpound    to be_ used  JLhan  ]_*0l. pathos, the sufferings and flight  pcror or a President or a  who has not been in the trenches and  at the front in all seasons and on all  occasions. The recent visit of King  George to France merely repeals a  previous-trip to-the front, while lhe  Kaiser's actual participation in the  campaigns in the east and in the west  has been one of thc striking features  world-wide import and significance.  Parmclee's Vegetable Pills. They  .act dircc'ly. on the liver and .by set-,  ting up healthy .processes have a beneficial effect upon the blood, so lhat  impurities arc eliminated. -���������  Lumber Over the Counter  ���������The recent reference lo a department store in ' Portland, Ore, in  which lumber- is sold in "short  length's for odd jobs," has been followed by thc establishment of similar departments in a dozen big American" cities, where bits of board are  sold for two, three or five cents. Thc  idea has spread so rapidly that a  company has been formed at Portland,    Ore., under the  of Nicholas of Montenegro 'and of  Peter of Scr"bia are unequalled, and  as much might be said of the quiet  endurance and hopefulness of Albert  of Belgium. No; whether for -weal  or woe, the Kings know what war  means, and thc ' knowledge has not  lessened their determination to fight  it out till a durable peace is in sight.  ���������Philadelphia Ledger.'  Miniature Lumber Company, lo supply department stores with cabinels  -for the display of such lumber.  Ever FeeL"Dopy" '   After Meals?  At limes wc all feel dull and heavy.  Just   one   thing   to   do   ���������   relax   the  name of the bowels and' cleanse thc system with  An old colored uncle was found by  the .preacher prowling in his barnyard late one night. ' >   -      ������  "Uncle'Calhoun," said the preacher; every case; they are very mild, vecy  Dr. Hamilton's Pills. " Unclean matter is flushed out, the liver is toned,  blood is purified, and at once you feel  belter. Good health and jovial spirits  are quickly found in this celebrated  medicine. Enormous benefits follow  the use    of Dr. Hamilton's    Pills in  'sternly, "it can't be good, for your  rheumatism to be prowling '" round  here'in, the rain and cold."  ��������� ."Doctor's orders, sah," the old man  answered.  "Doctor's orders?" said the preacher. "Did he tell you to go prowling round all night?"  "No,  sah,  not    exactly,  sah,"  said  ��������� Uncle Cal, "but he done ordered me  chicken broth."  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Stage Manager: My dear, I wish  you would wear a different gown in  the second act. '  Rita Ravenyclp: But that is thc latest style fall dress, and I paid two  hundred dollars for it.  Stage Manager: That may be true,  but when your husband says, "Woman, you arc hiding something from  me," the audience can't figure out  what he means.  prompt 'and guaranteed by the makers. Insist on getting Dr. Hamilton's  Pills, 25c per box everywhere.  "Safety First" With'Firearms  Each year lire shooting season records a long, list of accidents due to  carelessness of hunters in the forest  and in the use of firearms. -  . A gun going off accidentally and  killing the owner, climbing fencesi  with the gun loaded and, cocked, or  shooting at a companion in mistake  for an animal are stereotyped causes.  With the knowledge of the danger of  handling firearms, it is surely incumbent upon hunters to exercise every  precaution and keep continually before them the motto "safety first."  Life in a Submarine  Commander of German Sub Tells oE  Inconveniences  of' Under-    .  'Sea Life  . A graphic piclure of what life in  a submarine is really like is provided  by Lieut-Commander Clauz Hansen,  of the German submarine U-16. This  lieutenant slates that overpowering  sleepiness and sea-sickness ' arc thc  first things which attack new men on  the German submarine's.  "When,",he continued, "the weather or the proximily of the. enemy  makes it necessary lo remain down  long, so that the air becomes particularly bad, every man except those  actually on duty is ordered lo .lie  down and to remain absolutely quiet,  making no unnecessary 'movement,  as movement causes the lungs to use  more oxygen, and oxygen must be  saved just as the famishing man in  the desert tries lo make the last drop  of water go farthest.  "As there can be no fire, because  fire burns oxygen and , the electric  power from the accumulators is too  precious to be wasted for cooking,  we have to dine cold when cruising."  The chance of a leak Hansen describes as the submarine's greatest  enemy, and the crew are always very  apprehensive.  U-16 has an orchestra of five pieces  ���������three" harmonicas, a triangle and an  accordeon. The.men are not allowed to play harmonicas when down,  because they necessitate the us^e' of  oxygen.  A safe and surcmedicinc for a child  troubled with worms "is Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator.  "You do not leave this hotel until  your bill-is paid!"  - Visitor: "You are too kind; then  this, I take it, is my permanent  home."  "Daddy, is today tomorrow?" asked little Willie.  "No, my son, of course today isn't  tomorrow," answered his father.  "But you said it was," murmured  Willie.  "When did I ever say today was  tomorrow?"  "Yesterday,"  answered  Willie.  "Well, it was���������today was tomorrow  yesterday, but today is toda3*, just as  yesterday was today yesterday, but  is. yesterday today, and tomorrow  will be today tomorrow. Now run  along and play."  RELIEF FR0MJNDIGESTI0N  The  Most   Common   Cause of This  Trouble Is Poor Blood  All conditions of depressed vitality  tend to disturb the process of digestion. There is not a disturbed condition of life that may not affect digestion. But few causes of the trouble  are so common as thin, weak blood.  It'affects directly and at once the process of nutrition. Not only is the action of the gastric and 'intestinal  glands diminished, but the muscular  action of the stomach is weakened.  Nothing will more promptly resLore  digestive efficiency than good, red  blood. Without it thc normal activity  of the stomach is impossible.  Thin, pale people who complain of  indigestion must.improve the condition of their blood to find relief. The  most active blood builder in such  cases is Dr.. Williams Pink Pills. They  make the rich, red blood which quickly restores the digestive organs to  their proper activity, and thc dyspeptic who has haled the sight and smell  of food now looks forward to meal  time with pleasure.' As proving the  value of Dr. Williams Pink Pills in  curing indigestion, Miss Edith M.  Smith, R. R. No. 4, Perth, Ont, says:  "I can honestly say I owe my present good health to Dr. Williams Pink  Pills. My stomach was terribly weak  and I suffered from indigestion and  sick headache, and was always very  nervous. I was troubled this way for  nearly three years, and in that'time  took a ...great deal of doctors* medicine, which,* however, did not help  mc. I could not eat anything without experiencing the most agonizing  pain. My sick headaches were most  violent and I could not rest night or  day. I was asked one day by a friend  to try Dr.- Williams Pink Pills, and  consented tou,do so. After taking Ihcm  some time I found they were helping  mc, and I continued to take them  steadily for several months, until , I  found that I was completely cured.  While' taking the pills, I gained both  in strength and weight, and I,feel it  impossible to praise Dr. Williams  Pink Pills loo highly."  You can procure these pills through  any dealer in medicine or by mail,  post paid, at 50 cents a box, or six  boxes for $2.50, from The Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Biggest Concern in the World  "The Minister of Munitions, in the  small space of a few weeks has become head of one of the most gigantic business concerns the world has  ever seen. Under the control of his  department some two and a half million men and -women are employed,  whose sole business in life is to produce millions of guns of every sort  and size, millions of tons of shot and  shell, all for the purpose of destroying' Germans, Austrians and Turks."  ���������London (Eng.) Herald.  ^.Rumania on Water Wagon  According to the Vossische Zei-  tung, Russia has induced Rumania to  prohibit absolutely thc sale of liquors  and lo consent to the appointment  of Russians as members of-the Rumanian secret police and department  of finance and as commanders of the  forts in northeastern Rumania, and  administrators of the railroads.  Calls for Vengeance  v  Maori Member of New Zealand Parliament Makes Striking Speech  A. striking speech was made at the  closing session of the House of Representatives of the Dominion Parliament at Wellington, N.Z.', by Dr.  Pomare, a .member of the Cabinet  and a Maori. A resolution was before thc House expressing the Parliament's inflexible determination tos  "continue the war to a successful1  end," when Dr. Pomare arose and  said:  "Today Aegean breezes stir the  grasses over the graves of mine and  yours, and wherever a Maori hears  the moan of the wind, whenever he  hears the boom of guns it reminds  him lhat away beyond the seas utu  (revenge) has got to be brought  about for the dead. For that reason  the Maori's determination to end the  war victoriously is just as inflexible  as that of the pakeha (white man).  One result of the war will be the cohesion of thc Empire and the understanding between the different races  under the British flag. The spirit of  Rewi and of other big fighters lives  in the Maori today, and he cries hi  the same spirit of defiance, 'Ake, akc,  akel' (for ever and for ever)."  In calling for vengeance for the  Maori dead Dr. Pomare had particular reference to the handful of soldiers of his race who, with a few  white New Zcalanders, reached, after  desperate fighting, and held for ��������� a  few minutes during . the Suvla Bay  operations, a position - from which  they, could see the central Dardanelles. This, it is said, was the utmost point reached by any of the  allied troops in the Gallipoli campaign.  9t Persecute  Bowels ������������������ -'  Cut out cathartics and purgatives,  brutal���������han>h���������unnecessary. Try    '- -  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS'  Purely vegetable. Act  gently on the liver,  . eliminate bile,and  soothe thedeli-  catemembrane  ofthebowel.  Sick Headache and Indigestion, at millions' kncaJ  Snaall'PiU, Small Dose/ Small Price';  Genuine must bear Signatured >'���������  ������ ~y*M.  * '��������� 'jfc  /*'-s|3  BOOK  OS" ��������� ,1  DOG DISEASES  And How to Feed-  MalleS frco to any address by  tho Author -  H. CLAY GLOVER CO., Inc.-  ] D02 Remedies j 118 West 31st Street, New York  ' . ,���������' ���������/-, if  '> y-3*-'  '     '   '~*?\  Germans Burning Their Dead  t The Germans are burning vast  numbers of their dead in the blast  furnaces at Seraing, in Belgium.  Train-loads of corpses ��������� packed in  fours and bound together by steel  wires ��������� arrive under cover of darkness and arc lined up before the furnaces, as many as 800 bodies being  cremated in a single night; "It is a  ghastly sight," said an eye-witness,  "when a furnace is opened and the  corpses are given to the destructive  element The'flames throw a lurid  glare on the men who are busy-with  their gruesome task, and they remind  one of evil spirits from Hades, occupied with the torturing of damned  souls."  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CUPT3>;  Something better than Iineji'and big laundry  bills. -" Wash -it, with soap   and  water  , AU  stores   or direct.     State'style and  size. ,,For'  25c. we will mail you.  - ��������� "     ',%"'���������"-  "   . -  ,   THE ARLINGTON COMPANY, OV-  ,.-   CANADA, Limited'.' -    .",  SS Fraoor Avennt. Toronto. Ontario  ! 'At  TYPH0I  *l fs no more neccisary  I thaaSmallpox;. 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SIROIS.  w���������  ������.'���������  flow to  Semirge  Meet  it  Phi-  ���������2M  The   speed   at  which we live,  the hustle ,now so  necessary "for   success   have   unfortunately  a very  adverse effect on the nervous and digestive systems  of Canadians.  The baneful results, increased lately  to an alarming degree, often lay the seeds of more  deadly trouble, but it will be satisfactory to learn  of the ever-increasing popularity in  the Dominion, of the Great  British Remedy, Dr. Cassell's Tablets.  Dr. Ramsay Colics, J.P. of  the City of Dublin, a- man of high eminence in the scientific  world, says :���������-" I have great pleasure in expressing my satisfaction as to the curative effect of  Dr. Cassell's Tablets in cases of nerve troubles.   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The Pennsylvania, with her sister  ship Arizona���������just completed in the  Brooklyn Navy Yard���������are thc first  Dreadnoughts to have all their big  guns installed three to a turret The  super-dreadnoughts Oklahoma and  Nevada have two' of their turrets  containing three guns, but the remaining two turrets only con Lain two  guns each.  The trouble discovered on thc  Pennsylvania also exists in the three-  inch gun turrets, it is learned. When  the three guns in thc turrets arc fired  simultaneously thc middle gun becomes deflected and cannot bc controlled.  Learned  A Clever Bog  a Trick That Worked Both  Ways  There was an old lady who rented  a furnished villa for the summer,  and with the villa also went a large  dog. In tire sitting-room of the villa  Uicre was a very comfortable arm  chair. The old lady liked the chair  better than any other in the house.  But alasl she nearly always found  thc chair occupied by the large dog.  Being afraid of the dog, she never  dared bid it harshly to get out of the  chair, as she feared that it might bite  her; but instead she would go to the  window and  call  "Cats!"  Then thc dog would rush to the  window and bark," and the old lady  would slip into the vacant chair  quietly.  One day the dog entered the room |  and found the old lady in possession  of the chair.   He strolled.over to the;  window   and, looking out,   appeared  very much excited and set up a tremendous barking.  ' The old lady rose and hastened to  the window to see what was the  matter. Then the dog.quietly climbed into the chair.���������Chicago Herald.  A ������afe,' reliable rejTMfattafl-  vtidicitie. Bold ,in i thxso dcH .  Krees-ol strength.' No.' t  ,$l;-No. 2.' *3; No.' ������.<,*������ ;  per. box. .. 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There could be no belter  proof that thc spirit of the race is  as high as it has ever been, and that  individual bravery has risen rather  than diminished in thc long years of  comparative peace. Lists such as  these arc thc best answer to those  who assumed the degeneracy of the}  race before war broke out. As wc  read of the acts which have been singled out for mention, we have the  feeling that thc tests applied to heroism have never before been so  strict, and that a man must do something very exceptional indeed before  his claims to distinction are rccogniz-  cd.���������Westminster Gazette.  Public Economy ���������  Acting on instructions of the joint  committee on the printing of Parliament, thc chief of distribution of the  publications printed by thc Government in the local bureau has issued  notices to the newspapers calling attention to the size of the complimentary mailing list and requesting the  journals lo make a selection from trie  list of publications sent them monthly. Those Ihcy do not require they  arc requested to strike out, thus casing thc cost and work of mailing to  thc department. This is practical  economy. It is to be hoped that it  will be carried further and into more  important departments. Thc number  of blue books printed which are never  read or even referred to is appalling  and in the past the amount of public money thus wasted has been very  great. Let us all hope that thc new  order heralds a better and more careful spirit in the higher command. ���������  Ottawa Citizen.  "Nearly everybody has some distinguishing designation that permits him  to'attach a series of letters to his  name."  "Yes," replied Farmer Corntossel.  "I must say I approve of it. I never  got any regular degree, but it'a a  heap of satisfaction to mo lo see 'R.  F. D.' on tho mail sent to my ad-  I dress."  WANTED���������Representative," either -  sex, Europe's Greatest World War  and Lord Kitchener's career. Salary  or Commission. Experience unnecessary. Credit given. Sample free, send  postage, ten cents. Nichols, Limited,  Publishers, Toronto.  Bird Lovers���������Get  Dick This Free  Treat  It will well repay you to insist on cettine  Brock's Bird Seed. Because in every package ox  Brock's unexcelled Bird Seed you will find a  " treat." Yes. n treat lhat dick will be dclichteii-  with. It's a wonderful tonic for your pet; lm-  provinc digestion, plumage nnd sons'.  Brock's Biid Seed ii scientifically prepared  nnd is the only food that is specially selected and  adapted for feathered pets iu Uiis climate.  Write to-day for sample'of Brock's Bird Seed  and cake of Block's Biid Treat, nud your pet will  sing: his thanks.  Nicholson & Brock, 25 Frauci9 Street.  Toronto.  Sask. Wheat Wins in World Contest  Saskatchewan wheat has scored  another triumph in world competition, the first award for spring wheat  against all comers at the Canadian  National exhibition, Toronto, being  given to W. S.- Simpson of the Larch-  jnount farm, Pambrun, according to  a notification received by Mr. Simpson from the directorate.        -     <   -  The wheat which won the prize  was selected from a field of 1916 crop  of registered Marquis wheat, and one  bushels of this high grade wheat was  exhibited. Pambrun is located on the  Empress branch of thc C.N.R., northwest of Swift Current.  "Willie, when did you wash yout  face last?"  "Mother, don't let's bring up thr  past."  w,    n.   u,    nay  r  }&?j  '���������:���������������$  :,"rt?l THE  GAZETTE,  HEDLEY,  B. C:  ^ ' ��������� .- y *\ .-. '; . :" '���������';���������.:��������� ft-\?$; ;V- .>;#"-  it OU.  i^-s^ssaasssfci-  "The Big Store"  General  Merchants  KEREMEOS, B. C.  Mil.''hi    '".-[rwt mi-iil  paU i'  <'<mii>.!> prompt !y.  11 ill JI  U'  "!*  {'.  w.'iut-. lo -j'.!!!:;1 ',. ��������� 'v :  their- concentrator into the Sim-  ilkaine-jn riven-, and. the peopl-.  along the river don't want the  company to do so. This i.s ao-oiu'  to need a right smart of reckon-  in'. Now, then, what air j-otuill  and weiuis agoin' to do abnui  thia galls withered .sculduggcry?  SINQ LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing lanci, Cooking and all kinds of Chineso  Labor.' '  Keremeos, B.C.  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Yoar S'iOC  "   (United States)  2.5(1  Advertising Rates  Measurement. 1- linos to the inch.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, Sl.'Jo for one insertion, 25 cents for  each subsequent insertion. Over one inch,  12 conts per line for- first insertion and S  cents per line for each subsequent insortion.  Transients payable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������Ono inch per month  ,   $1.25; over 1 inch and up to 1 inched, Sl.00  per inch pei-month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than  four inches, on  , application, rates will be givon of i-cclucod  charges, based on size of space and length  of- time.'                                      '  Certificate of Improvements SI 0.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in notice,  ������2.50 for. each additional  claim.)  .-  - Jas. W. Griek, Publisher-.  Sib Borden's diplomacy is  likely to result in the defeat of  the Conservatives at the next-  federal election. Thc French  will vote Laurier, and in en  deavoring to win tho French  vote by tho dismissal of Sam  Hughes lie will lose :\ large  English-speaking vote. It must  bo itdmitted that tho French-  Canadians have not come up to  expectations in the present war.  and it is not improbable that  there will be a large number of  independent candidate's in the  field pledged to Empire first.  Hedley, B. C Nov. 23, 1910.  " He who does me once, shame on him;  He who does me twice, shame on me."  The G-. N. flyer was on time  one day last week. No casualties reported.  If you wish to get results you  should start your Christmas ad  vertising campaign  right now.  Tiie   ranchers   of  Keremeos  are having difficulty in getting  cars in which to ship their fruit j  and vegetables.  Drivers of autos. throughout the province road carefully  tho finding and recommendation of the coroner's jury on  the recent Fraser river tragedy.  It is only natural for men as  they become more expert to  also become more reckless in  driving and more liable to exceed the speed limit. Quite fre  qticntry drivers in goingchrough  town turn the corner at a high  speed without sounding the  horn. Some day a coroner's  'jury will be compelled to charge  some driver who has neglected  to take tho necessary legal pro-  cautions with manslaughter.  Here is the verdict and recommendation of the jury on the  Eraser bridge tragedy:  ''That tho accident' had come  about through the negligence  of the driver of tho car, George  Smith, in not taking proper precautions to safeguard the live*  of his passengers.  "The jury also recommend  that all the drivers of automobiles carrying passengers be  compelled to undergo an examination before capable officials before getting licenses;  and that the normal seating  capacity of such cars be not allowed to be exceeded."  upon    himself."    "should   have  consulted   thc   whole   cabinet,"  or the "Eoss  rifle,"  etc.    Judging by thc  time it   takes other  departments   to  pay  their  accounts, if the other members of  the cabinet had  been consulted  there wouldn't  have been a Canadian   soldier   in   Franco    or  Belgium   today.     As   for   tho  Ross rifle, it was an inheritance  from   the  Laurier administration,   and   has   been   much   improved since 18U0. It was found  too cumbersome for trench war-  faro, so wero   the ideas  of the  British war office and   tho British   army  officers.    Both  were.  woefully behind  the times aud  with     moth-eaten    ideas.    The  empire has   been   learning war  since   the first  battle; short of  trained  officers  aud men, short  of guns and ammunition, in fact  short of every   necessity   in the  prosecution of a great war, but  courage.    Yes Sir Sam was one  of  the  many   who   made mistakes, but he didn't  hide them;  he    spoke    out   loud   aud   hit  straight from  the shoulder; he  wasn't  a diplomat,   and   some  diplomat wants his job.  j A. W. Uarpeiy   .1. Gaaie ". ..   .  ,J. .huiiic-ioii   \V.   Knowles   \V. W.  Mt-D.nifr.MI.  J. Donnelly   T. L. T.-uy   I ,i-o Bi own   it. ',. M -('iliiv   D. Oui-iy   \V. RlllllH-thlMl   Jos.  Whyle..'   F. Dec-arm   11. Anderson   A. Appkion '       3.50  N. .Slcclii.-hin...  ,T. Bysouth   L. Bmsso   J. It. Brown. ...  K. Berg   J. O.mhh-ml....  .1. Grieve   J. Galitzky....  M. ttilli-   R. Hamlily   J. A. Holland....  J. Hancock  ....  J. Hns.vick   P. Johnson   S. Johns   P. 11. Johnson...  C. G. Johnson       4.25"  L. Johns   There isvnot much use in regretting the summer's wages.  The snow is here. Work the  hotelman, he's easy.  The bull dog has fastened on  the throat of the dachhund. It  is now only a question of how  long the hund can stand the  squeeze.          Will some one kindly send  us a yard or two of phantasy  on "Beautiful Snow." It's here  and finds us poetically and dog-  gerely unprepared.  With'wood $7 and coal $7.25,  the dear.public may expect to  be charged full rates by this  family journal and  Don't kick.  great  mothers'guide.  In Canada Hedley is highest  per capita in contributions to  the Patriotic Fund, with Greenwood second. Of course tho  mine and mil} contributions are  included in the Hedley list.  - It takes, .according to expert  testimony, seven dollars worth  of energy to swipe a quarter of  a rick of wood. For that price  any wood dealer Avill deliver  two ricks, or  almost two-thirds  . of a cord.   Latest returns give Chas. F.  Nelson, Liberal, one majority in  Sloean riding. Mr. Nelson will  prove one of the ablest men in  the house, with a true-fissure"  vein of honesty running his  whole length, which is 0 ft. and.  About the slowest pay on  earth is the Interior Department of Canada, with tlie Fi- j  nance Department a very close  secoud. Possibly the reason  Sam Hughes was canned, the  All who are not completely  the slaves  of party will resent  the   compulsory  retirement of  Sir Sam Hughes as minister of  of   militia   after   the   splendid  work he  has done. - Few men,  placed   in   his   position,   would  have done the work so well.   It  must be  remembered that upwards   of 200,000  raw   recruits  have been equipped  with arms  and   clothing and  drilled   into'  possibly the best fighting forco  in the .world, for in addition to  all the best qualities  of the Old  Country forces, they  are more  resourceful,  owing   in   a  large  measure   to  their  mode of life  and their  democratic contempt  for caste.    In other words they  think,   while the. Old   Country  privates    are   not   allowed   to  think,  and  too   many of their  officers    haven't    anything" to  think with.    Sir Sam has made  mistakes, but he has done things  and   big    things   continuously  from the commencement of the  war until he was  compelled to  resign.'   So far,we have read of  but  one  perfect  man���������and He  was crucified because the spoke  the   truth.    He    was   weak   in  diplomacy; Sir Sam  also is not  a diplomat.  Some of his former  colleagues  are  diplomats only.  The war is about  over,   others  wish the rowards earned by Sir  Sam.    The   little  fellows    who  have been yelping  at  CTio heels  of the big fellow will goto their  constituents and tell what,"! did  for   the   cause;" there   will   be  greater   activity   in   recruiting  where-   heretofore    there .was  most; apathy;   Lauriei;'will   be  pleased, Bourassa will be happy.  and   ail   the   others   who    w-'Vie  perched on the top rail waiting, ,,,,.,.,  to   see on   which   side   victory j jlC!c,11(,  would rest,  will slide down on ' j. Haidman.,...,,  Fob Rent���������Dec. 1, 191G,-Neil  -McLeod's house. Apply C P.  Dalton.  MONTHLY REPORT  Hedley Patriotic Fund Committee  The Bed Ley Patriotic Funds  committee submit the following  report covering collections made  for the month of Sept. If your  name does not appear your  subscription has not been .received during the month. In  some cases subscriptions are  paid in advance and have previously been acknowledged. II  you are in arrears please hand  your --ubs'-viption to the "���������Yo."-.-  iH'e-i'. OoUis-tu-n i .u;.'!'; :i" p"  iisi, men! a of >iept., lOtO.''?. >. -  this amount !j>16-'t.8,"i was subscribed for the Hedley Enlisted  Men's Fund. The balance,  $770.10, was subscribed for the  Canadian Patriotic Fund.  Following    will    show     the  amounts remitted  to tho Cana  dian Patriotic Fund:  October, 1914...  January, 1916...  February, 1918:.  March, 1916  ....  April, 1916......  y.-May.- 1916;......  June. 1936... ...  duly, 1916.......  August,-1916. .  September, 1916.  G. P. Dallon,  ."'���������*.. Sec.-Treas.  We  heroby  certify  that   we  have examined   the books and  accounts of the Hedley Patriotic  Funds  Committee and find the  above statement to be  correct.  H. D. Barnes   *| .    ,.,  ^Auditors.  O. Lindgien       2.10  L. S.  Moi-ii.--.on       5.75  II. II. M-esj-iiifri-i-       1.25  W. Mitchell   G. Malm     J. Mai-tin   K. O. Puu-t-Miri   G. Pride-iux   Fi-i'd Pi'.-ii-ri-   A. Rawtihley ^   B. Ri-M-oi-1   Geo. Ransom   W.Ray   O. Uiinsi-.,   J. Roden   Oh'Sci-i-cne-,   \V. J. Stuw-ut   Swan Sweetllhitf   C. A. St-lqinVt       I.S.)  Ca.-pcr- Hicen...  \V. W. Savage.  A. \V. Vance...  J. Williamson.  F 0 Chapman..  S Do}<:idifi   O 15 Ei it-son....  \V. T. Grieves..  A.  Nylinr;.-   W.   'iYl-ZOIlM . . . .  T Biii-,1     'C J..i-'. ...ii   .-     .'l      IV ���������'    -Mil- Vc-LlllliS. .  OTN..H11.-.I1.  0. R Allen....  A Andij)-b.>i)..  J Thomas....  '4.15  H.50  4.75  3.75  ���������".75  H.75  1.25  ���������1.25  :j.75  4.25  2.1-0  11.75  ���������1.50  4.25  4.25  HEDLEY  GAZETTE  JOB 'DEPARTMENT  lHUI������ijMJMglB^,^|i^Mg3BiSB*i^^  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF :���������  Letterheads  Billheads  Envelopes  Statements  Meal Tickets  Milk Tickets  JYII P"Pi.a'.m^  \ i'. i._ .'.i  Dodgers, Dates  Circulars  Invitations   ���������  Business Cards  Bills of l^are  Memo Heads  Butler Wrapper's  i,r  arr.  $1001  75  597  00  772 00  752  75  747 50  747  9o  ' 791  85  737  15  717 50  776 10  $7671  55  F. M. Gillespie J  VAVROLL. DEDUCTIONS,   HICT'T, 19K".  W. Siiiupsoii :.. ... $ 5.00    5.00  ............ 8.00    5.00    10.00    5.00  ���������  5.00  '.  5.00   ". ..; 3.50    .1.50    0.00    4.00.    4.50  M. L. Gt-zoii  Friend   B. XV. Knowles..  AVm. Lons-dalu..  C. E. Prior   A. Clan-., .......  H. L. Smith.    ...  G. E. French....  John .Smith. .....  P. Murray   P. G. Wright....  (.'. A. Brown   V. Ziiekersnii....  II. E. Hanson...  \V.   ".l.-i.'ln-vv....  Ii. S. Collin   J. \V.  Winh   VV. W. C.-i'iiK-'in,  L. C. Roils   R. Boyd'   P. Mill.Ut   II. F. Jones   T. C. Pm-lcous....  G. VV. Wirt-meri.  8. C. Knowles....  T.   Heiuli'i-so'ii....  H. T. Rain-how-'..  G.   Knowles. .'-.'-. . .  (!. 'St.t-vi-ns .......  T. Jt.   VS'iNr.v... . .-.  A Arrn-y       4.25  L Barlow   Otto Johneon ,  G Leaf   A Leslie   TD Moi-i-ison ."   T. Olson   A Olson   F Peieit-on   G Pi-tei'-uii..,   TB Rons.-   ;\V Snydt-i-   W Wills-   Richard Claie   H. J. Jones   C< G Bowt-rtnan   R Sled hind .*.  J. Watson   Geo Biown   H H Caineroir   S A Gibb   WC Graham   J MaeKenzie   J Sarslield   Wlims   D Winger........."   F Williauiy.....   J Fife...   3.75  ���������1.25  3.75  2.10  3.75  3.75  3.75  3.75  -1.25  3.5!)  4.25  4.25  3.50  3.00  ���������J.00  3.50  3.50  3.50  4.25  ���������!.25  3.75  2.10  4 25  4.00  1.85  4.00  2.00  ST.  ������1  TRY  US -=- WE GIVE SATISFACTION  A& s -For   '/111  JNTow is the time to choose while the-good assortment lasts  Toys for the Children, Nice Boxes of Candy for the.Ladies,  Smokers'  Sundries  for. the  Men,' Gramqphonos   for* the  Hon to, at  E D B.-eiii--..  J Murdoch...  J Uuale   Dr. Elliot. ..  Bruce Rolls..  Gi-.i Shelder.  LAND REGISTRY ACT.  '(Section 21.)  T.-.-THl-GTgTSr-.n  -"HEDLKY���������TOWN  LIST.  W. ,T. Coniiack  $  J.K, Fraser   G. P. Jones   Miss A McKinnon.     ...........  Rev R Williams   VV JFnrbe-   G. A. Riddle   H. U. Barnes   C. P. Dalton   A. T. Hor.swell   F, M. Gillespie   A. Winkler   J. Jackson   T. II. Rotherli.-uu :   ���������t-"0! W, T. B������������������tl.-r   4-00jc. Ban11un   -I-"!M('.   Me Kaeh re......-.   5 00   Uia- Ro.-he ...;.; :.  4.50 I J. D.-Bra.-s   ���������f-5<>: U. J. E.lnion.l... ',..  3-7������|F. II. Frencli   3.75   w. A. McLean    .........  3.75 j ,/���������.������, Sn-svart,.   ....,..'   5-00i Miss.L.  Beale.".������. ..-.-.r,. ..,..-.*:'���������.������������������.  4-C(--]*Jbhii -Mairhofer..:. /-....:.)....: '  '4,������������"f a:n^:-E. Clare.V......;!.!....'.  4".0()L.IiMiii,'S Oleike. ���������..  '.-. . ���������;.  4.00.'|'Jainrs Oi.jti.-hley. ..... .'."���������;";'...  4.'ii0;> Tjn-'iJ.-.ly-'.7l-i}}hy11.rrrOM/y....^  5 (!0'ii.7^'-,lJ:!-:b.'ii'>-'.^an-V-.\\'-\;.'U;."'.''   3.50  5.00  20.00  2.00  2.50  ���������1.50  3.00  5.00  4.50  3.00  .10.00  5.00  5.00  5.00  3.00  1.00  5.00  2.00  5.00  3.00  5.00  5.00  2.00  1.00  5.00  2.00  2.50.  .....i.t'io'  2UO.0O  PAINTING  PflFER-fiANGING  KflL&OMINING  TERMS i������0DERftT5  Df\LY ftVE.  HEDLEY, B.G  5.00;  i.6o! ���������  ' -'  '  !     In the matter of an application fou  10.00 , diipiic.-Ue Ceil ificate of Title No. 102(51 a  5.00 . issued lo Ilerny  Alexander Whillan-,  y (j()   CDVOi-inijr Lot Tlllee   (3),   Block   Sewn  (7),   Ready  Oii-.li  Addition   (Map 121);  L>>1 Seven (7), Blo'-k 1\v..(2); Lois One  (])aml Two (2). Hio-k Six (U), BiiMi'i-n  Addition (Map   137)   Hedley  City (ie.-s  parcels since Ir.'iiisfei reil).  Notice is lierel.y f-iven that it is iliy  intention at the expiration of one  month from lhe date of first pnliii.'-a-  rion hereof to i.-sne a duplicate eertili-  ealeof title (-overing the nhovp lands  (less pa reels since, ti-i.nsfci i ed) to Hi^ni y  Alexander Whillans unless in lie-  ineantiine T shall recive valid ol.jer-  I ions t hereto in  wriiinjV.  Baled at lhe Land Ref-istry Ofliic,  Kamloops, B. C, this 23rd day of October, A. D. 191G.  C\ H. DUNBAR,  Distiici Registrar.  Dale of first, puliliralion. Nov. 2, 101(5  The Nickel Plate  -Barber Slioo  SUBSCRIBE NOW.  SATISFACTORY, SANITARY  TONSORlALSERViGE,  This shop it cquippud with  Baths   arid   all   (he   latest  .  . ^Electrical  Appliances.  f. J; BUTLER, ��������� Prop.  ���������1.00 I/Miss M' Beale.  5.00  2,00  . DHy j;. -.������- ^MASTERS,  "y '���������'���������-"��������� |;yyy'-C;r,'.  V ...   '    ' "���������-'[������������������[  'crp-v^y.nj covzivr[LILCOK. '  Oroville, Wash ;���������'  4'K;-?|-^.^..CXI-'r;R>EKC-/-'  ? F, V? j-i **?! .'��������� ss*  *i-*t;'ja-. i*. ������������������ "��������� r'--���������~<^aftet.o>Mc.*^.--'  ifp���������,,     .,   ���������-irj--siisNs-  rtf\?- *>0!-''VRI������-.HTS &C  Anyooosc-iKliiisf a wl.oii h a-...1 j|ft:-.rti.tl,in m������  .Hlckly ascortiih. n;ir .'j:-!:it,->n S'k-h ������iisthor ������:  nvBUtkin Is p-obnblj- o-.-.������mL;-.IjIo. Comrounlcc-  LloiuatricMycoiiiltleiHi.-.;. Vf.^UBOOK -on 1'at.oni..  --o.it froo. Oldest nusnr.j- t'ai-Hojarmif putnn'.:-..  PiUc.itB takon thron.-l! -.i<i:ni .i <.o. i-boc:*--  Itcialnotice, wlUvui* ������!..-'���������/���������������, !.->. t!������������������:���������' .       ���������  ���������i.,paii(1ooi-ii-!v, r,;!-,!'"- i.-  -'iiatlPn of .-".���������������.f.<.--i.:;i!.-'..  .' .-r/oot c  '..'.-;-H c, ii'.\ ���������  Advertise Your Wares.  siauncm  xwmtmxmatfiatBr***.*  "i

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