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The Hedley Gazette Oct 26, 1916

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 ���������/:  ^������������������!i^^^.'^.l^f;r,':,i'>^^i:^^|lli^^OT  :-V;*':^&^  ..-:./l������������r.:^|_f!^^  <F  VOLUiME   XII.       'NUMIJKR   -11.  fCEDLEY, B.Ct, THURSDAY, OCTOB.BER 20,  191G.  $2.00, In Advance  \ JftS. CLARKE  U/atchmaker  1IBDLEY, B.C.  GIOGks and Watches for Sale.        >  I  KEREMEOS ITEMS.  1  Travel by Auto...  Call up Phone No. 12  If A good'stock of Horses and Rigs on  . lliind.    II Orders for Teaming  promptly atten'ded to.  WOOD    FOR   SALE!  PflLflGE,  yvery, Feed & Sale Stables    IIKDL.EY   13. (3.  ' D. J.   INNIS  '      lJiopi'ietoi  Phone \2.  ',1   N. TlIOiMI'S   N 1MIONH SBVMOUTtofln  MOH. WF.STKKN CANADA ^.  Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd.  Steel Manufacturers  Sheffield, Eng."  Offices nnd Warehouse, 817-03 lieal.ry Street  .  Vancouver, B. C. _'_:- .*   >  A.   F. & A. M. '  'ilEGULAH monthly meetings ol  Hedley Lodge No. IS, A. F. & A. Al.,  n.i-0 held on thc second Friday in  each month in Fraternity hall, Iicdlcy. Visiting  brethren arc cordially invited to attend.  'as in town Tuesday   tlie guest  f Mrs. W. M. Frith. ,  Q. H. SPROULE,  \V. M  S. E. HAMILTON  Secretary  L. O. L.  The Regular meetings of  Hedloy Lodfje 1711 are held on  the first and third Monday in  every month in the-Orange Hall  Ladies meet 2nd antl'l Mondays  Visiting bi-othorn ai-o cordially invited -  W. IjONBDATjK w. M. --   .  ���������'   ' II. K HANSON, Seo't.  R. F\  'BROWiN"  British Columbla'Limd Surveyor--  TF.r..~ No' 27  PENTICTC  'P. O. DllAWHIi U)0  >N,        -      -       B.  C,   ���������  -- P. W. GREGORY  C31V1I,   KNniN'KKU AXn'RRITISlI  COLUMBIA LAND SURVEYOR  Star''Building  WALTER   CI. VYTON C.   K.  GlflyTON 6c RASKINS  Karris! ors,  Solicitors,  Kti*.  MONHY TO   LOAN  "      PENTICTON,        -        B. C.  Mil Opera House  H. |. JONES, Manaoer  A  large,   commodious  hall for  dances or other entertuinment.  5 X  I Grand  Union |  Mrs.-E. M. Daly and family  motored to Princeton on Saturday.  Mr. O. M. Carle and son .Jack  wore visitors to Hedloy on Saturday.  Every train day now 'see.1, a  car of apple-; going to Winnipeg  or the coast. .  Mr. R. H. Carmichael returned  home from Princeton on Thursday night's train.  Mrs. T. J. Taylor  of Cawston  was  of  ' Mr: Parrotfi of'J?oiitieton was  .in (own on , .Saturday with a  load of passengers.     '.'  Mi's. Brown was a visitor to  Hedley on Saturday returning  hy Motor on"Sunday. .���������   -A  Mr. 1). Armstrong of Vancouver-is spending" a- few days at  his summer home here.  Ward Storer of Greenwood  was in town on Sunday on his  way to Copper Mountain.  Jory Brothers passed through  town. on'Saturday from Princeton, where they held a stampede.  Tony Melville was up before  Judge Coleman on Monday .and  fined $50 for supplying liquor to  an Indian.  On Monday a few of the men  got busy and cleared up the  rink to have it in readiness as  soon "as the cold weather comes.  Thc -Misses Betty and Freda  Richter, visited friends in Oroville Thursday and Friday of  Inst week, returning homo on  Saturday's train.   -  -  Mrs./Thorn;is Daly and baby  Philis left on Tuesday for a  visit to Seattle, accompanied by  her mother. Mrs.. Lindsay of  Okanagan. Wash.  flic Hamper dance held in  the town hall' on Friday evening was a success. Upwards of  seventy dollars was collected,  which will l)e used to provide  sonie^Christinas cheer for oui  Keremeos soldiers. Good music  was provided hy Messrs. Adams  of Keremeos ami W. Daly.  Mr. F. II. French of Hedley  was in town on Saturday on  business.  Messrs. Brown, Hall and Conway were three travelers in  town Thursday last.  j\lr. and Mrs. Hans Richter of  Chopaka attended the dance  held here on Friday night.  Mr.J'\ Noil I of Oroville. was  in town last week looking over  some mining property at Olalla.  Mi'. F. S. Norcross of Copper  Mountain was in town a couple  of days last week on mining  business.  Mi1, rind-Mrs. Adams of Princeton were in town on,Friday  and Saturday on their way to  Greenwood.    -'  On Sunday, October 29th, the  Rev. Mr.- Cleland of Penticton  will hold services in the town  hall both morning and evening.  v Coleman ' Sc Co. this week  shipped a carload of vegetables  to Copper mountain arid ' two  cars of Juiy to Princeton and  Hedloy.  Ono of the si washes was up  before Judges Coleman and  Cawston   on  Monday   and' was  havinjr  On Thursday, October 19th,  the monthly meeting of the AV.  M. S. was held at the home of  home of Mrs. P. Quant. After  the business was transacted a  reception was tendered Mrs.  Stanton,   who   had   been   away  for  he summer.  On  iien.'il  of  the members Mrs. Beckett presented Mrs. Stanton with a life  certificate and a short .address,  which was a complete surprise  to her, and for which she  thanked the members in a few  well-chosen remarks.  TOWN AND DISTRICT  j  Mrs. S. L. Smith  leaves today  'or Vancouver.  ,   C S. Craddock. the explosives  iinan, was in (own yesterday.  Three or four persons in town  grip.    They should be  "fined $25 and   costs   foi  \ _  too much fire water in him,  R. Dale closed his harness  shop here on Saturday and  left for Princeton where he will  open a shop. It is his intention  to spend the first week in each  month at his old stand here.  H. Armstrong of Vancouver  arrived here on Saturday and is  spending a few days with his  parents. Mr. C. Tickell and  family left on Tuesdays train  for Penticton where they .wjll  make their home in future, \^_  Last Thursday. Nov. 10th,"being Tag Day. Misses Kay aud  Lillian Gibson and Margery  Hardy started out in the morning with tags and colled ed the  sum of $55.50, which will ho  sent to the Rod Cross society.  This week about two hundred  pints of jam were packed and  sent   to   Vancouver,   where the  Peck's Pert ParagraphsT^  Hughes' platform���������the hammer.  No, reader; President Wilson  was not responsible for the  wheat rust.  Prohibition may' not stop the  thirst, but it curtails .the attempts to quench it.  And now they ax-e predicting  that this winter will see eggs $2  a-fkfaon. Shoo ! We never did  like the barnyard fowl.  As a campaigner Mr. Hughes  mav not be a great success, but  as a circumnavigating song of  internal hate he is a world  boater.  What tho society of, this  'country stands in great need of  at present is a substitute for  swearing that will express one's  feeling and yet be refined.  Rev. John Haynes Holmes  says T. R. is -'a monstrous survival of a prc-ncoceno age."  That's one of the least things  the Colonel has survived.  It is the little things that  cause us most trouble. If a dog-  biles us we can kick or shoot  him. but it i.s different with the  deadly microbes that are said to  be in kisses.���������Republic Journal.  have the  isolated.  Bysouth  of the  i.'ivc   moved   to  Sound Advice.  A farmer   who   was  carrying  an   express   pa roe"  Hotel  HEDLEY,   British Columbia  Bar Stocked with Best Brands  of Liquor and Cigars  X  Rates-$1.50 a Day and Up  X  X  First-Class Accommodation.  K '  ti  X  *  X  ������������  K  x  >v  x  H  X  X  X  x  x  ������  ���������ft  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  .X  X  %  X  X  X  X  A.   WINKLER,  Proprietor   $  X  X  Better in design, better in execution ,-tnd value than  ever placed on the market before. Dolls of all kinds,  Carriages, Mechanical Toys. Friction Toys. Soldier,  Toys: in fact Toys of every description. The assortment is so large that wc cannot display them all in  the   window,   so   call   and   see   our   Show   Room.  roin   a city  mail order   house, was accosted  by   a   local   merchant:    "Why  didn't you buy that bill of goods  from  mo V I  could   have   saved  Red Cross society will ship it to'you the express and besides yon  the Old Country for the soldiers. I would have been   patronizing a  The   jam   was   donated   by the,' home   store. vwhieh    helps   pay  members   of   the   Women's   In-   the taxes and  builds   up this lo-  stitute. cality."        With     characteristic  frankness the farmer asked:  ���������"Why don't you patronize your  homo paper and advertise? I  read it and didn't know you had  the goods 1 have here, nor did  L ever see your name in the  paper inviting any one to conio  to your si ore."-���������ICx.  T.   and   Mrs  Nickel ��������� Plate  Princeton,  W. T. Butler returned Thursday last after spending a month  in Spokane.  , T. F. Brenton. piano and reed  organ timer of Vancouver, was  in town tins week.  Mrs. 0. P." Dalton returned last  week" after a couple of months  spent at the coast.  "Under Southern Skies" will  be the principal attraction in  thc Star theatre this evening.  Rev. 'Roberts Williams left  Tuesday for Everett, Wash.,  where he will probabyl receive  a call.  Mrs. Win. Robertson is spending Uio_ week at the Nickel  Plate mine with her daughter,  Mrs. Morrison.  F. II. French, manager of the  Hedloy Trading company, motored over to Penticton Saturday, returning Sunday.  John H. Curtis and W. Campbell of the Gran by company.  Phoenix, were in. the district  this week looking over the  camp.  F. S. Norcross, superintendent  of the Ii. C. Copper company's  Princeton    properties,    was    in  called   legs���������of  the  stove,   but  the ���������   Celtic    members     of   the''  church will not take that view.  Toys made in Canada will be ,  handled hy all dealers  this season.    The' dealers  say they are  much    superior  to   alien-made  goods handled in previous year's.  The   first  shipment   to   Hedley  arrived    last   week   for   TV   II;  Rotherham     Inst    week.      The  kids    have   all    examined    the  goods,   and   their   opinions   ftp- '  pear to   be  generally expressed  in   "O-b-o-o's!"   and   "G-e-B-E!  Ain't they great!" And the kids  know real, pleasure-giving toys;  Another   tribute   to   the   excellence  of  the.  goods  is the fact ���������  that parents take the other, side  of the street.  T.  The Standard, Slocan, has declared another of its $50,000  monthly dividends, making  $2,300,000 thus declared on its  capital of $2,000,000.  Will Be Big Payroll.  The publisher of  the Gazette  is not in thc habit  of. boosting  or   booming,   but 'predicts that  before November 1st, 1917, there  will   be   1000 men    working   in  Hedley camp. .This estimate is  based on the copper-gold values  of the ore,   largo  bodies of ore,  easy development and shipping  facilities, and the.   men that are  becoming interested in   Hedley  camp.    There won't be a. booiii.  Real  estate   won't advance   in  price," for the simple reason that  real   estate   is .now  up   to  the  price warranted by  a  hundred  thousand dollars a   month pay- ,  roll.    JRcnts  will  increase for a  short time but will, eventually  drop 50 cents below the present  rates.    There will be a flurry in  prospects,  but prices will drop  in a few weeks.    This, has been  the history of all the B. C. mining camps,    it. is the  purchaser  town   Tuesday  on   his   way   to I of a prospect_who sets the price,  Greenwood. * - not the seller/   During--a^boom, ,.;  when    there    is  competition,   a  prospector   sometimes  gets his  price, but   after  shipping starts  he never  does.    This   is   especially true of a poor  man's camp.  We   know   upwards  of a dozen  men who could have  sold their  interests /or   from   $50,900   to  $250,000.    They  couldn't sell to-,  day for as many dollars as they  were    offered   thousands.     The  properties    are.   good,    but- the  owner can't develop to lhe ship-   -  ping   stage,    and    the   possible  purchaser  won't pay the pi ice.  He knows the cost   of development: he   also   known that tho  owner can't finance it.    Capital  can wait: the owner  can.. wait,  too, but ������his .huirs   wiH/SellT; It  is  all   the  same  to   the' dollar  whether   it   doubles   itself   on  your property now or a   hundred years   from   now.    There is  always an opening  for the dollar.    It  doesn't  need  to  chase >  aftar investments ; investments  come to it.  Dan Dooksloador passed  through town last week with  his outfit on his way from Tulameen to Midway, whore Ik; has  a logging contract.  Word was received last week  that Arthur Freeman was badly  wounded in tho legs-while in  action. He is now in one of the  base hospitals, Fiance.  F. M. Gillespie, (tost master,  left Tuesday to, spend the winter at Riverside. California.  Miss Beale will be in charge of  the post'ofiico during his absence.  The pupils of Division il will  be At Home to their parents  and  friends  on   Friday, Oct. 27,  &������  All kinds of fresh and  cured meats always on  hand. Fresh Fish on  sale   every   Thursday.  VZEE&S2335SR'  R. J. EDMOND, Prop.  :>s?  fcGREAT.: NORTHERN  HOTEL  HEDLEY B.C.  Bar anil Table the Best.   Rates Moderate  Plrst Class Accommodation  JOHN JACKSON, Proprietor  THOSE  WHO,   FROM   TIME  TO  TIME,   HAVE   FUNDS   REQUIRING  INVESTMENT,   MAY   PURCHASE  AT   PAR  nt  e-������surtiyH    Bj������ ft.fts* 8*. 6 ������  5 u  IN   SUMS   OF   $500   OR   ANY   MULTIPLE   THEREOF1.  Principal repayable 1st October, 1919.  Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by c'.-cqtie (free  of exchange at any chartered Bank in Canada] at'tj.ie rate of five per cent  per annum from the date of purchase. ���������  Holders cf this stock will have the privilege of surrendering at par and  accrued interest, as the equivalent. of- cash,, in payment of any allotment  made under any future war loan issue in Canada other than an issue of  Treasury Bills or other like short date security.  Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.  A commission of one-quarter of one per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and stock brokers on allotments mace in respect of applications  for this stock which bear their stamp.        .  For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Ottawa.  DEPARTMENT  OF  FINANCE,  OTTAWA,  OCTOBER  7th,   191G.  Tfjaajfuu, -.Tjr*'^i-wyjt*gtaj^acgac  from 1,30 to 2.30 p. m. in Miss  Melvinnons room in the new  wing.  A. Simonds of Vancouver,  who was here about a month  ago, writes that he has about  completed arrangements for  taking over and developing the  Humming Bird group. '  M. .J. Fraser, who has been iu  the clothing and furnishing  businces in Hedley for some  time, is this week moving his  stock, to Armstrong, where he  was in business before coming  here.  A bear was seen On the golf  links last week by a party of  players, but it had disappeared  over an adjacent hill before the  persons seeing it could climb  high enough in a tree fo got n  good view.  Mrs. Sofia Jensen of Pocji-  tello. Idaho, is visiting in low n  the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A.  Winkler. Mrs. .Jensen and Mr.  Winkler are sister and brother,  and hadsn't seen each other for  twenty-four years.  Some people attend church so  seldom that'when they do go  they carry bad luck with them.  Last Sunday the stove in one  of our churches tumbled over  on the entrance of an occasional worshipper. This may  have been caused by defective;  lower    extreiuitie-3 -commonly  High-priced zinc has wiped  out Lucky Jim's (Slocan) first  mortgage of $35,000, and the  mine" is looking better today  than ever. Until A. G. Larson,  M. K.j was placed in charge by  the court, the Lucky Jim always had a deficit.  Pay for your  booze.    Let the  other fellow pay  for   the news-'  paper which you read.  The Emma-, a Boundary property, is   shipping copper ore to.  the Trail smeltery.  There is a shortage of  for smelting purposes 'in  at prosent.  Borrow   a    newspaper,  cheaper than buying.  eolco  B. C.  ���������'It's  An even 1.10 mines have shipped ore to Trail this year.  In Slocan riding Nelson, Liberal is only 5 votes behind Hunter, Conservative, with the  overseas soldiers to hear from,  which may elect Nelson.. It is  probable Hon. W. R. Ross is defeated in Fort George.  ] ,,./y  '-���������-���������:- "-r.v-W'l  '&iifm^:-\Cx  lYiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiYiii/ii'Yi i iniiiii  ilatm THE      GAZETTE.      HEDLEY.      B.      0.  When Long Breaths Hurt Your Side  Rub Soreness Away With "Nerviline  ������>  Prompt Action  Often Prevents Pleurisy or  Pneumonia  Do long- breaths hurt you  *nd sec. If you  notice a wheeze  or a catch in your  side, then be sure  trouble exists.  Proper action    consists 'in a vigorous rubbing of the  back, chest and sore side with "Ncr-  vilinc." : r This wonderful liniment  sinks into the tissues where the pain  is seated���������gives instant relief. That  catch disappears, all sense of soreness   goes,   and   you   then   know   that  Ncrvilinc    has    probably    saved you  from  pleurisy.  lust   try   Nerviline  for  chest   lightness,   coughs,   aches   and   soreness  ���������  it's  a   wonderful   liniment,   and   when  kept   in   the   home   saves   the   family  j from   lots   of  ilL and   suffering. "     A  Try it, ! large,  bottle  on Land makes the  doctor's     bill     mighty  small,   and   can   be  depended   on   as  a  reliable and mighty  prompt     cure (   for  rheumatism,        sciatica-,     lumbago,    pleurisy,  stiff neck,  sore  muscles, and enlarged joints.  Get the large SOc family size bottle; it is far more economical than  the 25c trial size. Sold by dealers  everywhere, . or direct from the Ca-  tarrhozone Co., Kingston, Canada.  Better Grade of Wool     i The School and the Farm  Higher    Price   Obtained    This  Year  By   the   Wool   Raisers   of  Saskatchewan  Benefits     Derived     From     Teaching!  Agriculture in the  Schools  In times past there has been far  too little connection between the  school and the farm.    With the intro  The  wool   raisers  of  Saskatchewan  through   thc  co-operative  branch     of i  ^  thc Department of Agriculture, were 'ducd'on"^!* agriculture into the"school  able to obtain thc highest price ob-|systcm an opportunity is offered" to  tamed for Western wool this year. |bring the SCH001 and'farm together  1 he average for all grades was 32.03 in a manner whicl_ wJn  be beneficial  In Hamburg: Harbor  Bitter    Commentary    on    Germany's  Loss of Her Great Marine  Trade  London     Daily     Mail  quotes  Canada's Pulp Wood  Oyer Two-Thirds of the Pulp Wood  Used in the United States Is  From   Canada  Thc     London     Daily     Mail  quotes       p.v.?r   two-thirds  of  the  more  than  from     The    Berliner   Tageblatt's  de-| f- ^!1,fn P������u������ds. o^vood pulp impor-  scription   of   Hamburg   written   bv   a | l,cd mto thc United States during the  recent visitor to  that  port.    "If any-  Tscf    -ve:ir  c������d,������ff June 30  and  used  one wants to realize    the   picture   of  i,\.!.h������,.",anufaclurc   ?.f  PaPer  Hamburg    as    a sleeping   beauty    he  need  only    take  a  run   down    to  the  docks.      The    sound     of    sirens, the  groaning  of  cranes,     thc  clanking  of  anchor chains is heard no more. Only  from     thc   shipbuilding     yards   come  occasional   sounds   of   blows   of  hammers.        Through   the   silence   of  the  quays   and   ships   everything   is   completely   still.     Before   thc   war,   boats  made an uninterrupted chain right to  the  mouth  of  lhe  Elbe,  but  now  the  tennants  of thc villas  on  Blankenese  tell me they rush to thc window every  lime  a i,ship  goes  by.       The     whole  place  is  deserted excepting  for some  warehouse      caretakers,     a      sentinel  guarding"  the  margarine  depot and  a  few    women packing     salted  codfish.  Thc  ��������� Imperator    lay    empty    in    the  docks. Strange to say, the brass porthole    fittings    of    this    ship are  untouched.    The ship has 2,000, portholes  and   the   weight   of  brass  is   75   tons,  but it is loo much trouble to remove,  it."  cents a pound. Eliminating the four  lower grades, of which there was but  a small quantity, the average was 33.5  cents a pound, or half a cent more  than has been secured by any other  co-operative association in the West.  Swift  & Co.  were  the  purchasers.  This year 487 farmers sent wool to  the department, and it is stated that  a belter grade of wool had been handled    than     in   former "��������� years.    The  to both and peculiarly beneficial to  thc farm boy who is thc medium for  such co-operation. It is necessary to  have real co-operation on the part of  thc parent if the school and the farm  are to be brought into closer relationship to thc advantage of. all. concerned. ' The parent must furnish the  pupil with the land, the animals or  the equipment for the carrying out  of the projects  selected.'      He    must  Let Him Help Himself To  ���������������������������   ��������� came  from Canada, according to a communication of the National Geographical Society from John Oliver La-  Force and issued by the society as a  bulletin in connection with the government's inquiry into the increase  in the cost of news paper.  The. wood importations for 1915-16  have been 180 million pounds less  than for the previous 12 months, yet  the amount shipped to the United  States from Canada during the past  year was 130 million pounds in excess of the year 1914-15 shipments,  according to thc bulletin.  | During thc year just closed nearly  70 per cent, of the 1,750 million  pounds of pulp came from Canada,  while most of the remaining 30 per  cent, came from Norway and Sweden.  wool  raisers   have  increased  m num- aiso grant the pupil the time needed  for the work; and .should verify and  vouch for the time record of the pupil. Hc_ should also, so far as may  be practical; give the pupil the benefit  of_ his .own experience in the accomplishment of similar projects, and to  give thc work a maximum of educational value he should allow the pupil the benefit derived from his own  labor and management. This, however, may not be always easy of accomplishment where thc pupil takes  up one of- the phases of thc regular  business of the farm as his task. ���������  Thc Michigan Farmer.  bers from year to year. .: lit 1914,  when the first attempt was made at  co-operative wool marketing,- there  were 168 farmers who sent in a total  of 68,000 7pounds; in 1915,'306 farmers sent down 156,000, while this year  thc total number of farmers was 487  and a grand lota! of 176,000.  There were several large shipments  from individual farmers, while the'  greater number of newcomers who  were making a trial this year sent in  medium-sized, shipments.  'The officials stated that from the  many satisfactory expressions received from the farmers it is quite safe to  predict a substantial increase in tfic  wool production of lhe. province for  1917.  iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinini mm inniiimimiiii hihhuii i in guiiuima biiiwi  Minard's  Liniment  gia.  Relieves  Neural-  - It takes from 18 to  skim milk lo inakc a pound of cheese.  Milk testing 1. per cent, fat requires  from 15 to 16 pounds to make one  pound of cheese; milk testing 2 per  cent, fat requires 13 to 14 pounds;  milk testing 3 per cent, fat requires  from 11 lo 12 pounds; milk testing 4  per cent, l fat requires about 10.3  pounds to'make a pound of cheese. It  is known that the'higher normal milk  tests in milk fat the more cheese can  be  made  from   100  pounds.  There is no poisonous ingredient  in Holloway's Corn Cure, and it can  be used without danger of injury.  Hedgerow Nomads  Gypsies Are Soul of Honor in Their  Personal Relations  Quite a number of gypsies arc in  the armies of Europe, both as allies and enemies of Britain, for they  are international and know no country as their own. Their origin is a  mystery, although it is certain they  hail from the East. It is generally  thought they come from Egypt ���������  hence their name ���������- but is by no  means  certain.       They     have     been  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Wife (nibbling her pen)-: Let's sec,  what is thc term applied to one who  signs another person's name lo a  check?  Hub:  Five or ten years,  usually.  _fT will do more than satisfy his craving:  for "somolhinesweet"���������itwillsupply  the food elements needed to build up  his little body and help him'to gain in  health and strength -~  "Crown Brand" is a wholesome, nourishing faod ��������� as well =3 the  most   delicious of  tablo  syrups.  The recipes in our new  book,   "Desserts  and  Candles", will tell you Just how to use It, In many novel  ways.   Write for a copy to our Montreal Office.  Dealers everywhere have "Crown Brand" In 2, S, 10 and  20 pound tins.  THE CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED'  MONTREAL.     CARDINAL,     BrtAHTFORD,     FORT WILLIAM.  Makers of" Lily White" Corn Syrup, liaison's Corn  Staicli and "Silver Gloss-' JLaundry Starch.  wmwmn^ssmwmwmmMMsmMm^  Even Up  "See   the   spider,  my   son,   spinning  its  web,"  said   the  instructive  parent  to  Lis  small  son. "Is  it not wonderful?       Do  you   reflect     that   no   man  19  pounds  of  could  spin, that  Wcb, no  mailer how  ���������r _���������.���������..������������������   hard he might try?  "Well, what of it?" replied the up-  to-date offspring. "Watch me spin  this top. No spider could do thai, no  matter how hard he might try." ���������  Ladies'  Home  Journal.  PALE, WEAK GIRLS  Grow Into Weak Despondent Women  ���������How to Overcome the  Trouble  Healthy  Girlhood is  the only path  lo healthy womanhood.      The    passing from girlhood to womanhood lays-  thought to be the    Ten    Lost Tribes a new tax upon the blood.    It is the  also,  and  they  certainly  speak" of all overtaxing   of   the  blood   that   makes  growing girls suffer from headaches  and backaches, from paleness and  weakness and weariness, from languor, despondency and constant ill-  health. Unh'callhy girlhood is. bound  to keep to lead to unhealthy womanhood and  tand   by a   life, of   misery.     Nothing   but -the  M  470 Grain Exchange  WE GET RESULTS THAT SATISFY.  Write for market information.  NNEAPOLIS      WINNIPEG      DULUTH  The War In Africa  non-Romany folk as Gentiles  Gypsies are regarded as a nuisance wherever . they go, as pariahs  and outcasts, .but in their personal  relations Ihey arc the soul of honor,  and a gypsy may be trusted to keep  his   plighted   word   and   to   s  Fall Wheat Escaped Rust  " While the spring wheat plots at  thc Manitoba Agricultural College  were very seriously affected by the  rust this year, it is noteworthy that  the fall wheat varieties escaped  practically unscathed. Although it  is not usual fer fall wheat to stand  the winter in most parts of Manitoba (the Swan River district being  a notable exception), yet all the  plots at the College came through  last winter in perfect condition, and,  being more advanced than the spring  wheals when" the rust outbreak' occurred, gave an excellent and heavy  yield  of good  grain.  The English colony in Buenos  Avres has" sent $15,000 to the Prince  of  Wales', Fund.  Thc public use of German and  Austrian music in Italy is forbidden.  Two Fellows  are trying to  get    ahead  It'rf easy to sec who'll win.  If you have any doubt  about tea or coffee holding  some people back ��������� in fact  many ��������� leave the hesitating  class, stop both tea and coffee  ten daj-s, and use  Si. Isidore, P. Q., Aug. 18, 1894.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlemen, ��������� I have frequently  used MINARD'S LINIMENT and  also prescribe it for my patients always with thc most gratifying results, and I consider it thc best-all-  round Liniment extant  Yours truly,  DR. JOS. AUG. SIROIS.  Moral Preparedness  Teaching thc Younger Generation to  Meet the  Stern Realities  of-Life  Parents who bring up their children to expect everything and give up  nothing cannot_ often understand why  thc nation should not be equally indulgent   toward   these   favored   ones.,  Thc truth cannot be repeated too. like tlie oldest day laborer,  often that a pampered sou is a national menace. The practice of certain indulgent parents of shielding  their children from every difficulty  and  danger  and  helping  to  bring  up  his friend. They possess a certain [blood building -qualities of Dr. Williams Pink Pills can save a girl when  she undertakes the trials and tasks  of womanhood. ' -That is thc time  when nature makes new demands  upon the blood supply. Dr. Williams  Pink Pills actually make new, rich  blood _to meet these new demands.  In- this simple, scientific way Dr.  Williams Pink Pills give growing  girls new health, ��������� and makes their  dawning womanhood bright and attractive. Miss A. Sternberg, Hailcy-  bury Road, New Liskcard, Ont., says:  "I. have much reason to be grateful  to Dr. Williams Pink Pills, as they  restored me to health, if, indeed, they  did not save my life. In 1914 I began  to-feel run down, and the doctor who  was called in said that mine was a  bad case of anaemia. I lost flesh,  always, felt tired, and I got so nervous that I could scarcely hold a cup  to take a drink. My heart would  flutter alarmingly. ��������� The doctor did  not seem to be able to help me at  all and my family arid friends all  thought that I was in a decline and  could not recover.    I was in bed for  lofty pride, a certain proud code of  honor which a gypsy would rather  die  than   lower.  Daughters are more useful than  sons in gypsyland, and thc parents  often put obstacles in the way of  the girls taking the man of their  choice. Thus elopements are common and easy. There are no windows to climb out of, and no ladders to scale.  Probably the custom of destroying everything that belonged to a  dead'gypsy in life is dying out, but  it is still done with the bigger families who are the nobility of the:  Romany  people.���������Answers.  Berlin a City of Women  Berlin is now a city of women.  Women clad in bloomers drive the  street cars and take the fares; women collect tickets in the subways;  women drive delivery carts; women  dig cellars and repair streets. The  women who dig the streets come  straight    from    the    soil;    and their  thick    peasant bodies seem    stronger jsome  w"ceks . when  an'aunt   came "to  than  the frames of the few old men  who assist them. -liiams   Pink   Pills.     ���������.,    ~.   b���������.  ���������  Dressed in. blue bonnets and black \| supply, and by"''the time I had taken  skirts,tthey swing the dirt with a' three boxes there was a noticeable  smooth,, slow lift of the muscles improvement, and from that . on I  Winch is cleanly and effective. There steadily progressed toward recovery,  is     something     infinitely     attractive I  continued using the pills for some  Huge    Territory    Takeji From Germany  Since  War Began  Thc report that General Smuts, the  British commander in East Africa,  is about to complete the conquest ot  Germany's richest and- largest possession in- that continent suggests  thc strange narratives of war destined lo flow-from that field when the  full story-of the conflict is unfolded.  It has been 'just two years since  Britain carried the war into Africa by  seizing' Port Lame, in Togoland; and  only German East Africa remains  unconquered, although that is a territory in area greater than all the  New England, the Middle Atlantic  States and Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and  Michigan, and containing a population, of seven million Africans.  Very little attention has .been given  to that far away phase of "the war  which has been pressed continuously  and has deprived the imperial government of an area more than twice  thc size 'of thc twenty-five states of  the European empire and the rcichs-  land of Alsace-Lorraine. Thc man  who, in his bojrhood, was thrilled by  reading of thc adventures of Livingstone and Stanley in this part of  thc world can anticipate with relish  the kind of talc that is to be told  when, laying aside thc cold language  and restraints of official and censored reports, the full story is unfolded of the campaign now under  way from Tanganyika to Zanzibar. ���������  Philadelphia  Bulletin.  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Ask  any druggist  or   dealer   in   medicines   what   is   thc  most   popular     of   the   medicinal  oils  for  pains  in   the joints,   in   the  mus-  a    generation    of soft,    self-seeking,  clcs  or nerves,  or  for  neuralgia and  case-loving    men, who    cannot stand  rheumatism, and he will 'tell you that  Dr..   Thomas'     Eclcctric     Oil  This delicious pure food-  driuk, made .of wheat, roasted  with a bit of wholesome molasses, has a delightful, snappy-  flavor. It is free from the  drugs in tea and coffee and all  harmful ingredients.  Postum is good for old  and young, and makes for  health and efficiency.  "There's a Reason"  Canadian Poslum Cereal Co.,  Windsor, On t.  Mil..  this universe and begin to blubbcr  evcry time they arc asked-to bear  thcir' share of life's burdens, is thc  surest way lo invite national disaster.  There   is  no . country  in   thc  world  where   people   demand   more   of   life  than we do, no place where ease and  comfort    are    so easily    attained, no  place   where   one   may  so   easily  become  the  victim  of the  illusion   that  he at least has been lifted out of the  struggle for existence.    AIT too prevalent   is   the   desire   to   find   an   easy  ! berth   for    one's   self,   to   seek  some  |magical   short   cut  to   thc   possession  'and enjoyment of the good things of  ! earth, shirk the hard knocks and pass  'on  the  disagreeable cud of thc busi-  jness of living to someone else.  I     Every     republic  in   history     which  .has  failed  has gone down  principally  jfor the reason thai its pampered citizens   wanted   somebody   else   to  bear  their   burdens   and   do   their   fighting  jfor ihcin.    Thc best thing about  this  'Mexican   trouble   is   that   it   has   provided an opportunity to impress upon  !a   hundred   thousand   young   men   of  ; tit is  country  so   that  they  will  never  | forget   it,   the   lesson   that   patriotism  lis   something   more   than  mere   scnti-  'ment   about   thc   flag,   that   manhood  :demands     strenuous   effort,     that  the  'advantages   of   a   great   free   national  'life  may not  be  enjoyed without dis-  jciplinc,   self-sacrifice,  and  hard,  com-  imonplacc tasks well done and shared  l.bv  all.���������New  York  Tribune.  is   in  greater demand than any other. The  reason for this is that it possesses  greater healing qualities than any  other  oil.  Ice Cream Parlor Cars  Popular Idea Adopted by the  Canadian Pacific  The   ice   cream   parlor   plays   such  i i ii ��������� t T .   ������������������ -r.     -ixr-i    shore you took advantage of my ab-  sccniejjnd urged that I try Dr.. Wil-|scnce \Q   h round   Mabe,   ^reen !  My   father   got  a almost  cvery bnight.������ j  "No, Bill," said Sam, "you're mis-1  taken. It's her sister, Sally Green, j  that I've been  hangin'  around."  "Well,"   said   Bill,   "that  makes   no |  time longer, and they restored me to  difference.     I   got  my .eyes  on  both j j  my old-time health and,strength.    I  of thcm ������irIs- -Washington Star  shall never cease to praise this medicine, and to urge all weak, run-down  girls to give it a fair trial, as  I have  proved: in   my  own   case   their   great  merit." .-.'.-". J     '  You  can  get. these  pills  from" any  dealer in  cents   a   box  or   six  boxes   for  $2.50  from The Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  The Bowels Must Act Healthily.���������  In most ailments the first care of the  medical man is to see that the bowels  are  open   and   fully  performing  their          ...^   functions. Parmclee's      Vegetable  medicine  or'by mail  at 50 ' Pills arc so compounded that certain  " ingredients  in  them act on the bow  els solely and they arc thc very best  medicine available to produce healthy  action of the bowels. Indeed, there  is no other specific so  serviceable in  Germany Already  Broken  The Kaiser and the Crown Prince  still stand firm; official Berlin still  prognosticates victory, but the attitude arid wpricls of these, folks begin  to  seem  like the whistling of-a  boy  keeping  healthful  thc     digestive  action.  organs     m  Germany   Plays   an   Inhuman   Trick  International    law,    in    forbidding  thc laying of floating mines (a crime  The Lights  Of 65 Years Ago  Are still doing- duty iu-  the shape of  Eddy's  Matches  Sixty - five years ago  the first Canadian-made  Matches were made at  Hull by. Eddy and  since that time, for  materials and striking  qualities, Eddy's have  been the acknowledged be3t.  tempt   to   keep   up   the   courage   that  has  already    begun . to  wane.       Ger-  impoi-tanVpart  hTthc  HfV "of" the I !nat7'   *f  w?  p,erceive ^Jie   situation.  face    of  danger���������a    desperate at- that  the  Huns  have  frequently  com  people that Mr. W. A. Cooper, of thc  Canadian Pacific dining car service,  has decided to. incorporate it into  railway travel and has initiated what  may be called thc Ice Cream Parlor  Car on the chief trains between Montreal and Ottawa, that is to say, on  the trains which carry a Buffet-Lib-  rary-Obscrvation-Parlor Car. It is  now possible on such cars to obtain  soft drinks, ice cream and sundaes,  and, though the service has been in  existence only a few days, its popularity has been so pronounced that it  will no doubt be extended to .oilier  services in the near future.  W.     N.     U.     112$  Helmet  as  a  Death  Dealer  A remarkable incident which occurred at thc front a few days ago  is told in a soldier's letter: Some  Prussians had surrendered and were  approaching the British, holding up  their hands, when the Prussian officer suddenly took off his helmet  and threw it at the English officer's  feet. Thc helmet contained a bomb,  which burst, killing the English  officer and wounding three men.  The Prussian, officer was subsequently executed.  Charity  "Please, kind lady," said thc. \vajr-  farcr, "I ain't had a bile to cat in 24  hours."  "You are just the man I'm looking  for," replied thc lady of thc house.  "My husband gathered a mess of  mushrooms this morning, and I want  to make sure they arc not toadstools.  Just wait a moment and I'll bring  you a dish of them."  is already broken. The war may  continue for a time, even for a long  time, but Germany's dream of conquest is at an end;���������Rochester Herald.  Elderly Gentleman (alone in a compartment with fully-armed soldiers,  next stop one hour): Excuse mc, my  man, but your face is strangely familiar to me.  Soldier (with meaning): Quite,  likely, sir, sccin' as you were the gent  in thc tribunal who made game of mc  bein' a conscientious objector. But  you'll be glad to 'ear I've changed my  mind, and I ain't now got any objection   to   takin'   'umau   life.���������-Punch.  A western stock man dehorns his  calves with Gillett's lye. When a  calf i.s a few days old he rubs grease  around the place where the horn is  due to appear and puts lye on the  seat of the horn itself. No horn  grows,  and no  scar is left.  Thc number of women engaged in  making munitions in Japan Jias increased 35 per cent, since the 1st of  January, 1916.  .mmmmm  iiMiistr  mitted), demands that all moored  mines shall be so constructed that,  should they through stress of weather or for any, other cause break  away from their mo.orings, they will  instantly become "safe." This is to  safeguard neutral and other non-  combatant lives.  Thc German mine is fitted with a  chain one end of which is secured to  the mooring wire, thc other being attached to thc guncotton primer in  thc base of the mine. The idea is  that, should the mine break away,  the chain will pull thc primer out of  thc mine, which would thus be  made safe.  Thc idea is good enough, no doubt,  but of thc thousands of mines -that  thc British sweepers have pulled up  and  examined   before   destroying  not'  When Buying Matches  Specify "EddyV  Railways and Forestry  The experiment of' planting trees  along the railway in sandy districts  in Canada to prevent sand drifting  over the tracks promises to be a success, and trees arc also to be utilized  as permanent, snow fences. Besides  being useful, thc trees will give a  touch of beauty where it is needed  most. The idea is a happy one. ���������  Montreal Gazette.  Riding Master (to recruit who has  been thrown): "Now, then, No. 7,  you can pursue your botany studies  another    lime���������it's    a   riding    lesson  one has  had  thc safety chain  intact! ! .yo" rC  hav,n*   now- ~L������"don   Opm-  In every case it has been found  not broken, but deliberately cut in  half! ���������  Austrians Find Famous Treasure  _ The Austrians, according to a special dispatch from Innsbrucck, have  found thc famous treasures of the  Detchanti monastery, near Ccttinje,  Montenegro, which thc monks had  buried upon the approach of the invaders. The accumulations were those  of seven centuries, consisting of jewels and old coin of every generation  since thc thirteenth century, golden  vessels and.richly embroidered vestments. The value of the whole accumulation is estimated at several  million  pounds.  A peasant betrayed to. the .Austrians the catacombs where the treasure was secreted. '  Failed to Notice It  A very inquisitive man was sitting  at a table next to a man, who had  lost  an arm  above  thc  elbow.  "I sec you have lost an arm," finally was ventured.  Thc one-armed man picked up his  empty sleeve and peered into it.  "Great Scott! I believe I have,"  he  answered.���������New  York  Globe.  When Your Eyes Need Care  Use Murine E.ve Medicine. NoSmartinff-Feela  Tine ���������Acts Quickly. Try it for Red, Weak.  Sore Eyes and Granulated Eyelids. Murine Is  compounded by our Oeuliata���������not a "Patent  Medicine"���������but UBedinauccessf til Physlciana"  Practice for many yeara    Now dedicated to  &������F���������UbIir������ a?d B5,d a������r*������������hta at 60c pit  Bottle. Murine Bye Salve in Aseptic Tubes.  S5c and B0c. JVrite for book of tbe Eye ������v|2'  Murln* Eya R������m������dy Company, Ghic������*i, AAyi  M  ihti  tei  lul  Sell  H  i  f'l  i  f  n-  r<  A  A/nCl  -r SliMS'iSSI^  ,-���������/".-������������������:,-������������������ ������������������ ' ���������'-���������i7-y--v/;Q^^S7i^s3<KS*w?  ��������� ������������������"������������������"-���������;;. 7^N77:-7;^s-i;:������^.iW;^;������s,/,a;s^������^k;  ' .'.���������..-.('��������� - :--'.-",,.-��������� '^-->'::^.;=-ift--7>i^77:i-*afefttel  -'���������������������������"'���������     W V''   --^-^>'fe^^  SRITONS READY TO PAY THE PRICE  TO ATTAIN A COMPLETE VICTORY  POSSIBILITY OF"A PATCHED-UP  PEACE DISMISSED  Britain  Has Put Aside All Speculation About The Duration Of  The War, And The People Are Determieed To See The  Struggle Carried Through To A Successful Conclusion  r * .. -    o : H   i When   fhc   experimental     preludes  b  thc  slow  advance  began   spccula-  \on was various.     There were   _ still  jrgc    knots  of   enthusiasts,   military  Jid  lay,  who   thought  that  thc  Ger-  "an lines in the west would be widc-  breached  in  a   few   weeks.       The  estions to be established, therefore,  5- real operations  were two:   .What  fjuld be the tempo of    victory and  lat the cost?    Wc have the answer  both  noints, and thc stern,  sobT  jdges, who  now    quite predominate  the direction  of this business, arc  stilled.  The tempo    of    victory __ will    un-  ubtcdly be pretty slow, at least mi's   the  lighting  is   resumed   on     the  Sial and largest scale- in spring.    As  Jr the cost ���������.1 am'referring now, of  Inrse,  to  casualties ��������� it must'-ccr-  ||inly be tcrriffic by comparison-with  !]l   previous ' Briiish   precedents,   and  3erc is no'quainter German delusion  Ian-that" Britain  will  not  stand  the  crifice.'  Now, just on account of the faults  liich    make    it  so  hard to-get the  A;oplc.of   this   country   fairly   going  }r war, they are by temperament as  ell built'to stand'moral and physi-  ft.1 strain as any people in thc world.  *������hc   more   they   suffer   in   a   manner  ���������>  strange to  them,  the more    cool,-  fear-minded,   tenacious     and   deadly  ?iey  will  be.    There  is  no  touch  of  >c patriotic    panegyric    about  this.  fou will find .it proved by events to  Ac  the  truth  without  varnish.    That  | one of the new psychological fac-  lVrs~  j Another     thing     is  that  continued  i'.crman     brutalities     and' barbarities  toward the Allies' wounded and pris-  ncrs, and    toward  the  civil  popula-  ji.on    of  thc.   occupied    districts    of  France     and  Belgium   arc  putting  a  Tery  stark,    grim    temper into    the  British,   French   and  Russian-'armies.  ������"ou  know well  what' happens  when  he   more  good   humored  and  indulgent temperaments, if provoked long  Ijmough, rise without a word," buf also  .jvilhout'rutli, to bruise a bully.-  {��������� Throughout    the,    English-speaking  JSvorld  this  is  universally, understood,  [out  it has  been   quite  useless  to  try  o explain' it to  thc Germans.    They  .Dcrsist  in  thinking  that  frightfulness  F\,nlimidalcs   and     quells,  whereas     it  Lbnly' hardens  and  exasperates     their  opponents.    With inexplicable fatuity  fpthe enemy still clings  to the ghastly  Tprcconceivcd   pedantries   of  the  Ger-  Jlnan War Book without any attention  {to - thc .change   of _ circumstances,   or  Uny  ralional  and  balanced  considera-  'iion  of what  the consequences .must  joe. ; -     -  A Finally, there was the murder of  .{Captain Fryatt. It touched England  '(on the maritime side like the sinking  of the Lusitania, and on thc moral  side like the fate of Edith Cavcll.  {This crime was almost more stupid  [Uhan cither of the others. It filled  jup the cup.  [ji    There is always in England a strain  of    sentimental    idealism    on    which  5 Germany,    by    a  more    clever    and  ' plausible policy,   might  have worked  . to  thc  deep  prejudice  of British  national  interests.    Bul  thc enemy has  B eliminated   for   us   what   wc   thought  at thc beginning might eventually be  l our  greatest   national   danger.  The murder of Captain Fryatt -extinguished the last faint lingering  possibility  of  a  weak peace.. In  that  When Britain's Fleet  Stood Ready    i       .  ���������  r��������� ....  Secured    the  Initiative    at the Very, British fighting line.  Commencement of Hostilities  Writing on July 29, lhe naval cor-  lcfpondent of the London Times  contributed the following interesting  summary of the British, naval dispositions ' immediately prior to thc  outbreak   of   war:  "I I is two years ago today since i  thc Grand Fleet left its base at Portland for its war stations in North  Sea, where it has been ever since.  This strategic movement not only  confounded the German plans', but  has been, and will be, the determining factor of thc war. _ . _  inspection  of  thc   combined!  Ingenious'Schemes  To Fool The Censor   _^_.  England    Is' Taking   No Chances on'  Information   Reaching  the  Enemy  "The censor is not the fool you  lake him lo be." The above line was  penned by a British censor upon a  letter from an officer at the front to  his wife, in which an ingenious code  was discovered. It meant to disclose  to thc anxious wife just where her  husband was fighting, but it was  spoiled by the censor and an order  issued by the war office prohibiting  such  practices.  Before the officer who wrote the  code letter left for the front he sc-  jcured two maps showing thc entire  British fighting line. The maps were  identical. One he left with his wife  and the other he took with him.  Thereafter, each lime he wrote he  placed the stationery on his -map,  stuck a pin through il directly over  Paris, another directly over Brussels,  and a third al the point where he was  stationed. Upon receiving the letter, his wife would superimpose it on  her map, adjusting thc extreme pinholes over Paris and Brusscls-and her  husband's whereabouts ' would be indicated by thc middle hole.  This is bul one of a-score of codes  and secret signals -discovered by the  censors recently.    England    does not'  Princess Patricia's  lhe     inspection   or   tnc .���������"������-|censure  thc   relatives-Tof  men   at  thc  fleets  and   squadrons  at  Spithead   by f f      wanUnS to know thc local-  the King had taken place on July. 19  .       j        h- fa    ������   . arc   fi  h .       an(]  and  20,  and after a .few  days   cxer-     >h ,���������     buf such   disclosures  cises- m    the    Channel the- first fleet fe a Menace.       No  one  knows  had returned to Portland and  second.fleet to its-home ports. Leave  by watches .was-to have begun on  Monday, -July '27. On thc previous  day, however, in view of'lhe disquieting news from abroad,. Admiral  Prince-Louis of Battenbcrg, who was  then in charge of-_ thc Admiralty,  issued an order by "telegraph to. the  commander-in-chief of the home  fleets at Portland to the effect that  "no ship was to leave that anchorage  until further orders." This decision  for thc ships to' "stand fast" was  necessary because in .the ordinary  course of events they would have  separated at daybreak on July 27,!  and a few hours later their' crews  would have been sc.atlcred far and  wide. At midnight on" July 26 the  Admiralty announced this precautionary step, in the following message to  thc press:  " 'Orders have been given to thc  first fleet, which is concentrated at  Portland, not to disperse for manoeuvre leave for the present. All vessels  of the second fleet arc"vrcmaining at  their home ports in proximity to their'  balance crews.'     ' '   -  how extensive .Germany's espionage  system may be, and- England is tak-s  ing no chances.  . Another code syslem used by a  certain officer- was more .elaborate.  It was''arranged by an officer with  his wife just before he sailed for  France, and .consisted-of two charts  of the battle line, one of which he  retained ' while, the wife kept the  other. Each map was laid out on  blocks an inch square; each square  could be identified by combinations  of letters indicating each line of  squares from left to right. Down the  left-hand side was another row of letters. In writing home the officer  would say: "Give my regards to L-.  A. Smith." Being a fictitious' name,  the wife would know it as a key to  her. secret code. Putting her finger  on the "A" line of squares on her  chart, she would follow along under  thc "L" squares, in which__ was 'her  husband's position at thc front.  J: is improbable that-any informa-  lion contained in these <"de letters  has   ever" reached   lhe   Germans,   but  there is a  possibility of such  a mis-  ���������-.     ,. . , ,       ,        chance and England is losing no opn-  On   the   morning     of   Wednesday, porUmily to de?cat a spy system that  With the Boy Scouts  July .29, the first fleet slipped, quietly hag [c Englishmen gasp,  away from Portland under thc command of Admiral Sir George Calla-  ghan. Its departure was unheralded  and without ceremony. There was,  indeed, a little cheering and the bands Interesting  on ��������� board thc ships were playing as  the big squadrons left harbor, but  for thc rest the nation's God-speed,  was "a silent 'one. As *Mf.' Churchill  has told us, on thc night of July 29  thc whole of the fleet, with its auxiliary  cruiser     squadrons  and   flotillas,  Bits   , of     Information  Gleaned  From  Far-and  Near  "Arrangements have been made  whereby the flags which have flown  over   the   Canadian   Boy   Scouts'   hut    , at the front will be preserved as rac-  passed the Straits of Dover and gain-|mcntos of the wai and of the share  cd its war stalion in northern waters, j that the Boy Scouts of Canada had  Along the east coast the patrol flo- in it. This action was suggested by  tillas were completed to war j Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and was  strength, the naval aircraft moved to'heartily approved on" by the Canadian  thc vulnerable points, and the second General Council of thc Boy Scouts'  fleet embarked its balance crews,'Association. At thc end of the war  while similar precautionary measures the flags will be scut back to' the  took place on all the foreign stations. Canadian Scout'Headquarters. Il is  "It is common knowledge how the [quite probable that they will be used  ucccssive steps taken day by clay on;as challenge flags for presentation to  Reinforcements  to   Get  Across . Very '  :        Quickly, as Result' of ��������� New  Plan  'Owing to ,slow recruiting which is  prevalent everywhere at present,  many units arc compelled to remain  in Canada for a much longer period  than they expected. The reinforcements for the Patricia's have overcome that difficulty by sending their  men across by lots of 'fifty. In this  way drafts leave every six weeks or  two months, or as soon as lhe men  are recruited 'and practically trained.  One draft has already gone overseas  and will soon be in France, and only  a few more men are needed to conv  pletc lhe next draff."  On account of this method of  sending their men across, the 6th  Universities Company never show a  strength much over fifty, which sometimes gives lhe impression thai thc  Company   is   not   recruiting.  Several splendid men have been  taken on the strength lately. . The  number at present on strength includes nine-qualified lieutenants who  are proceeding overseas in thc ranks  and taking their promotion in England or France. The Patricia's is a  specially suited unit for these men,  as Major Gault and the senior officers always try to follow the policy  of laisi'ug a man from the ranks who  knows ihf. traditions and spirit'of the  Regiment,.rather than taking on men  from other regiments. At least ten  of1 thc officers at present .with _ thc  Patricia's are men who have gained  their promotion in-this.manner.  -Thc reinforcements for the-Patricia's are being recruited at Molson  Hall,- McGill - University, Montreal,  where their training is- facilitated by  the' use of some of 'the university  buildings and grounds. The unit remains there for all its training on this  side and goes to England without  first  going to   camp.  Any-enquiries as to enlistment and  service will be gladly attended to on-  applicalion to the Officer Commanding 6th Overseas Universities Company, C.E.F., Molson' Hall, McGill  University, Montreal.  REAT NEED OF THE PRESENT TIME  TO SUPPLY THE SINEWS OF WAR  NATIONAL SAVING AND THRIFT HELP TO THIS END  Expenditures On Non-Essentials, Whether Produced At Home  Or Abroad, Diverts Capital And Labor To Purposes  Which Do Not Help in Winning The War    O -, zr���������   | respect a curious thing has happen-  I ed. France, which, longed for a  speedy end a year' ago, is prcparing  as a matter' of course for a third  winter campaign and another year's  fighting.     ��������� '  '��������� Britain has simply put aside all  : speculation about' the duration of thc  war. Our, people from top to bottom  arc determined now to make a clean  thing. ������There is no more talk of  "clenching teeth" or "setting jaws"  or of anything like that. There is no  further need of such conscious expression. Tlie mood I describe is entirely noiseless and automatic. To  bring home to the German mind any  sense of what that means' would be  impossible.  That is why I say that the killing  has only begun, and that the final  stage of the war willbc by far thc  bloodiest. It will last for nine  months or twelve or a little more until the central empires go  j.   L.   Garvin  in   New  York Tribune.  the part of those responsible for thc  navy at this momentous period in  our history saved the cause of thc  Allies. By thus promptly grasping  thc   initiative   afloat,   and   denying   it  deserving  troops,  The recent death of Capt. thc Hon.  Roland Philipps, who was killed in  action at thc front, removes one of  the    most  gallant    members    of  thc  Printing Known Long Before Caxton  Those who believe printing to have  been invented in Europe during the  1 Sth century may have been surprised to.read of Cambridge University  having acquired "the works iOf the  Chinese philosopher, Liu Tsung  Tuan, printed in 1167." China has  been credited with anticipating not a  few modern inventions,, but her  claim to have discovered thc art of  printing centuries before its _ first  adoption in Europe is beyond dispute.  An- edition of most of the Chinese  classics was printed by. means of  wood blocks in 922 A.D., and movable  type is said to have been devised by  a blacksmith, Pi Shing, in the eleventh century.���������London Chronicle.  to .our enemies,' the virtual command'great brotherhood of Boy Scouts,  of thc sea, with all that this has.Capt. Phillips was, in every sense, a  meant, was secured by the Grand j "good Scout." It was due mainly to  Fleet, and German commerce and his efforts that many troops sprang  thc Gcrma.n flag were swept from'into-existence throughout the Brit-  thc world's waterways, which were-ish Isles. _ Thc point about his life  therefore     rendered  free    for all  thc,which   should  commend  itself   lo   cv-  purposes  of   the Allies,  including  the  transport  of   troops "  To Be Degraded  cry    Scout    in    thc    world,    is    that  throughout his career as a Scout the  ten    Scout  Laws    were  to    him  thc  guide in all thai he did; therefore, he  I knew     what   he     was   talking    about  From Knighthood  when he urged every Scout, whatever    his work or place in the world might  The Ubiquitous Russian  The Russian    Soldier Can    Now Be  Found on All the Battle  Fronts  -Now he has turned up in Saloniki,  the ubiquitous Russian. Is it because  he is a wonderful soldier whose  work and spirit serve to 'spur others  on to greater efforts? Is it that his  restless spirit of adventure demands  new scenes, new enemies? Is it that  there arc so many of him, that lacking-room for him on his own fronts,-  place must be found for him on the  fronts  of all  Russia's allies?  WilTi a battle line of close lo a  thousand miles -against an enemy  prepared as no nation was ever prepared for war, lo'say nothing of her  work in Turkey, it might be thought  that Russia had business enough on  hermands if she kept all her men for  the part of the job she has undertaken, Why, then, send troops first  to France, and now to Greece? Is it  part of the general strategy agreed  on by the central committee that is  planning the Entente Allies' ba'ttlc,  or - is the idiosyncrasy of a nation  full of restless energy, unlimited man  resources, and dominated by a curious sentimentality that finds expression   by  physical   fraternizing?  Who knows or can answer ques- tials���������in taking  tions such as these till the war is  over? France reincarnated. Great  Britain awakened. Italy emerging  into full view. Russia unfolding  coils of strength vaguely sensed but  hitherto hardly realized. What fresh  marvels is the war to disclose besides  these and the colossal power of Germany?���������From   thc   New  York  Globe.  War To End In Revolt  be, lo slick to his promise and carry  out those laws.  "Don't take tips" is the caption of  an article which appeared in one of  the recent issues of thc "Scout," lhe  official organ of the,.-Boy Scouts. The  warning note in this item is that one  cannot.do a good turn for another  in a really friendly way if one is  thinking of the "tip" that is to follow. .This very lofty, ideal has always been urged, upon Canadian Boy  and  German   Nobles  to   Be   Deprived   of  Membership in British  Orders  Three more German nobles closely  connected with the British royal  family are to be deprived of their  membership in' British orders of  knighthood.  The Duke    of   Saxe-Coburg-Gotha,  and     Prince  Albert     of     Schleswig-  Holstcin are both grandsons of Queen  under"1��������� "Victoria,   the  former  being  a  son   of j Scouts   by   their   Scoutmasters  Prince.Leopold, Duke of Albany, 4th; other officers, and while some may  son of thc Good Queen, and thc j be wont to accept tips for doing odd  latter a son of Princess Helena, 3rd jobs the average Canadian' Scout  daughter of Queen Victoria, who I will not accept a tip for doing a good  married     Prince Christian of Schlcs-  turn. *  wig-Holstcin. ' |    There arc  100,000 cx-Scotils  in  the  The Duke of Cumberland, father Briiish army of today. This informa-  of the Kaiser's son-in-law, Duke lion comes lo hand in a recent news-  Erncst, is a great grandson of George paper interview with Sir Robert  III., grandfather of Queen Victoria, Baden-Powell. The British Navy  and by his marriage, with Queen !also has its quota of Boy Scouts. In  Alexandra's sister is uncle to 'King I this connection, Sir Robert said:  George V. |"Admiral Bcatty and the late Admiral  Since    all     tl  their  lot   with   ...^  ^.Wo^.,   l..v.j.     ���������, ^ ,  actively enemies to the Empire, and'eiency of our methods through their  ought to have lost their English hon-  experience     of  thc  ex-Scouts     in  thc  Canada is passing through a period of phenomenal trade prosperity.  Business is booming, there is practically no unemployment, and workers and employers alike arc reaping  a rich harvest in increased profits  and higher wages. . . . For the  month of July alone savings deposits  showed an increase of $21,765,000, as  compared with an increase in June  of $2,500,000. These arc figures that  do not lie, and they indicate a high  tide of prosperity without a parallel  in thc history of the Dominion. The  bank returns for the year ending  July 31 reveal an equally remarkable  growth' in accumulated wealth in this  country during thc second year of  war. Demand deposits showed an  actual increase for thc year of $91,-  007,973, while notice deposits were  augmented by $97,632,200. That industrial concerns have no lack of  capital is indicated by a reduction in  current' loans of $18,308,776. These  are healthy symptoms. On the  threshold of a third year_of "war Canada is amassing wealth at a rate unexampled in few, if any, of the Allied countries.  But with this increasing wealth  comes the call for thrift and the_ necessity of applying surplus savings  to higher purposes than the satisfying' of individual tastes and'cravings.  Parsimony and extravagance are  equally reprehensible in these days of  war. In the monthly letter of the  Bank of Commerce attention is directed to the warning words of the  Chancellor of the ��������� Exchequer, the  Right Hon. Reginald McKenna, who  exposes the fallacy underlying thc  argument that expenditure of money  at home, for. whatever purposes, increases prosperity:  "It is often necessary in dealing  with problems of War expenditure to  speak in terms of money, but thinking of those problems exclusively in  terms of money often leads people  very much astray. For example, I  have heard it said that the more  money that is spent 'on home products the better, becaXisc thc more  money is circulated the greater thc  prosperity. This is a profound error.  What the nation needs is goods, labor, and services for -the successful  prosecution of thc war. Everyone's  work is wanted either directly or indirectly for this purpose, whether for  supplying our fighting forces or for  making goods for export with which  to pay for necessary imports. Expenditure on non-essentials, whether  produced at home or abroad,*-diverts  capital and labor that can ill be spared to purposes which do not help us  in winning the war."  The great essential need in this  third year of the campaign is to supply the sinews of war. In this Canadians may aid materially by applying their surplus savings���������savings not  onlv from'surplus revenue, but savings effected by abstaining from  needless expenditure on non-cssen-  up thc war loan  stock. . . . There are lew in  Canada who do not yearn for some  opportunity of helping to smash the  enemy. It is not given to everyone  lo do this on the field of battle. But  by the husbanding of all our national  resources, by a rigid policy-of thrift,  Governments and people may do  much t'6 case the burden of war in  the days to come by applying available savings to investments of this  character. In this way, if in no other,  Canadians may feel thc conscious  pride that comes lo every man who  is "doing his bit" in this war.���������Toronto  Globe.  Without Honor  Among Nation*  No Peace Agreement With Germany  Worth   the  Paper it  Would  Take  Thc Army and Navy Gazette, thc  well-known service weekly, discussing peace terms,  says as follows:  "Once again   there  are  signs     that  Germany is preparing a peace propaganda and that a select body of earnest    men  has  been    engaged to go  about the country misleading thc people  and   endeavoring    to   convey  the  impression that Germany is ready to  make peace���������of a kind���������but that her  enemies,   who   refuse   lo   know  when  they are beaten, will not listen to the  terms     which   Germany     once' more  holds   out.       Thc  peace-which "Germany wants is one the terms of which  will give her all the spoils of victory,  and  the  peace  conference which the  German.'nation   is   to   be   invited, to-  visualize is  one of the old-fashioned -"  kind at which the victor, in this case  '  represented by  Germany/ sits at  thc"  head of a long table and does all the '-  talking   while   everybody' else  listens   -  obsequiously and signs whatever doc- '  uments  are put before them.      This  may  be   Germany's   idea   of  a   peace  conference", but we may assert, without much fear of contradiction,    that  France,     Belgium,     Russia,     Serbia,  Great Britain and thc rest of the Allies have formed other views.    If the  conference is  held,  Germany will be-  cxcluded, the terms will be decided in  her ���������  absence    and they    will be an- ^  nounced to her for immediate acceptance.    There  can, we believe, be  no   ,  peace   which     will  be   agreed   to   by,  those     nations  which     have  suffered  most and whose voices,will therefore  carry    most weight,  which  does not  ;  include  sentence  of punishment;  and  we shall not ask Germany to sign any  paper, for we have learned by experi- '  ence  that_ neither  her  word  nor  her  bond have any value, that she is without  honor  among  nations  and    that  she makes     peace  not  because     she  chooses  but because she must."  German Trench  With Fifty Beds  "Five shillings, please," said the  dentist.  "But," protested the patient, "your  sign reads, 'Painless extracting free,"  and now you want five shillings."  "Certainly," replied the dentist.  "You remember that you yelled a bit,  so this does not apply in your case.  I do painless extracting free, just as  I advertise, but yours evidently was  riot painless, and so I make a charge  for it. Five shillings, please." ��������� Tit-  Bits.  M-Out of the 50,000 applications, 10,-  |p00 grants have been made to make  ' iffoldiers' homes.  People    in  Central    Empires  Today  Not  a Constitutional Factor  Thc London Morning Post's Budapest correspondent quotes a prominent Hungarian professor as saying in  a  lecture:  "There is no such constitutional  factor as the people nowadays either  in   Germany or 'Hungary.       The  so-,       , , ,���������   ���������������������������__   ,-���������  called representatives    in    Parliament   each   performer   was   to   appeal   in  , - - .,     . r ii ��������� fnncv dress and sing a suitable song,  are only the toys of the men m PO^'" ^^st items went off very well,  er, 1 heir utterances do-not count, Y^'7/Xn Miss Anlike came on  and-'their actions  are  limited  by  the |?il"up-    .  -     . ... ���������     ,  interests   of  thc  rulers   calling  them  selves   the   State,   especially  in   Hun  Identifying Him   -  Ordinary concerts have grown rather   stale   in   Middlcton,   where   everybody   sings,  or  thinks   he  can.  So a novelty was arranged, in which  a  and sang  Tommy   Atkins   Thinks   It  a .Shame  to Deprive Germans of Such _  Luxuries  "As   in   many   places,   the   German.,  dug-outs   arc  proving     very  useful,"   .  writes an'officer. "They receive every  sort of compliment from our soldiers,  who, in their own idiom, daily throw  at   the   enemy   the   old,   old  proverb':  Sic  vos,   non   vobis   aedificatis���������Fritz   .  built not for himself but for Tommy.   .  'It was a shame to take them awiy,'   '  said one;  and another, 'Fritz will be  getting homesfek.'    One of the Ovil-  lcrs 'homes' has fifty beds in it.      It  is a mansion or a barracks or a fort. .  \Yc have never dug such places; perhaps because wc were lazier, perhaps  because   we   felt   that   we  had   taken  only a short lease. The trenches here  have peculiar interest, as wc and the  enemy  both  occupy thc  old  German  front line, which wc attack daily from,  itself, moving    up  and along,    never  frontally.     The   method   is   necessary  to the position, but is not all advantage, for thc Boche had foreseen even  this     and     made    arrangements     to  sweep, rake, or enfilade the captured  _  passages   of  his   own   house.    And  a  labyrinth    is    not    easier    to  thread  from thc side than the front."  gary, where the people are classified  as suspects and noil-suspects.  "This condition is almost as much  a feature of the war as the army itself. The people arc placed under  the instruction of "armed might," and  as long as this stands there arc no  people in a political or constitutional  sense."  The correspondent supports 'this  contention/adding that these circumstances explain why prominent  thinkers say thc war can end only in  a revolution wherein the army will  have to take thc lead.  Alligator Inddstry Thriving  The  present   demand   for  alligators  irec    have    thrown  in'.Hood, who  lost his life in thc battle is   reported  to   be   rapidly  increasing  the  Kaiser,  they     arc j of Jutland,   have  testified  to   the  effi-  owing   to   thc   limited   supply   in   the  ors,  titles,  long' ago.  and     financial  privileges  Royal Navy. The-������infiucnce of these  boys has told enormously on the  fleet,     according     to  Admiral   Hood.  A  certain  Bishop of  the Methodist  Generals  in   the  army  have  said  the  Church   South   was   a   vcrv   eloquent .same thing concerning ex-Scouts who  preacher.      He    told    the" following have served under them,  story on himself as an illustration  of  the fact that his sermons did not always have the effect he desired.  He  had- had what  Methodist prea-  Sir Robert added: "Our boys arc  trained for peace work, for good citizenship, which is the basis for success in whatever career they may ul  presence of a growing market. Thc  few alligator farmers in thc United  States are prospering. Alligators  have to be fed on meat, but they  need no food from September 1st to  May 1st, for this is their hibernating  season, when they do not cat at all.  Alligator  skins   arc   used   for  making  belts  chers were wont to call "a good I timately adopt. To train them sole-  time," preaching in one of the smal-;ly for soldiering would make them  ler southern cities, and as soon as'too much a part of a great machine,  thc service was over many people I We try to make a-boy more or less  went to him to express their appre-, dependent upon himself���������in a word,  ciation of his sermon. One woman self-reliant."  in  particular  was most outspoken  in  its praise.  One-sixth   of  the  farm land  in  or-  "Why, Bishop," she said, "you can ganized municipalities and over one-  never know what your sermon meant half of the land in towns and cities  to mc. It was just like water to a';n Manitoba is unoccupied, according  drowning man!"���������Youth's Cbmpan- to an estimate made by the Bureau  ion. of Social Research,  m a simple, girlish gown  "For Ever and For Ever" the audience got nervous and thought she  meant to  do. so.  Then thc village crier appeared in  a sailor rig and declaimed "Asleep  on the Deep" in a voice high-pitched  and cracked..  "Who is he?" "What character  docs he represent," were the questions the listeners asked each other  wildlv.  Then came lhe usual voice from  thc rear  of  the  hall,  saying:  "Why, 'c's Sing-Bad the Sailor."���������  Chicago Ledger.  Dairying v. General Farming  Hoard's Dairyman recently ��������� took ��������� a  census of twenty Wisconsin farms on  which dairying is thc chief line and  compared these with twenty other  farms producing general farm crop  lines. Thc result showed average  net profits of $2,733.90 on" thc  dairy farms and $491.95 on the general crop farms. Those figures illustrate the whole agricultural history  of Wisconsin. In 1S59 Wisconsin  held first place as a wheat-growing  state. Grain-growing on thc one-crop  method,     followed    year    after year,  bags,   suitcases,     purses,   belts,   cush  ion covers, etc., and the teeth and |rapidfy 'exhausted the soil, yields" be-  bones arc made into cuff links, pa-jgan lo fau fast, and one crop after  perknives, whistles, and many forms j another was lost by the prevalence  of cheap jewellery and ornaments. 10f insect pests and "plant diseases be-  The skins arc worth from 30 cents to|causc 0f the lack of rotation. Cheaper  $2.50    apiece, according    to  size and lands  farther west more suitable  for  quality. More money, however, is  made by selling live baby alligators  to museums and for pets. It is said  that thc State of Florida receives  more than $1,000,000 a year from alligators.  one-crop farming caused an exodus  of people from thc state, and the farmers that remained in thc state recognized that something had to be  done to improve the soil and make  farming profitable once more. Diversified farming began to creep in un-  Prcsident Wilson has written all til thc dairy cow came, stopped the  his numerous diplomatic notes    with  panic, and has now made it possible  one  fountain pen.  ��������� once more to grow gram.  Ex-Premier Viviani  Expects Long War  Another French Statesman Declares  France Will Bear All Sacrifices "  A difficult and prolonged struggle  before the. war is ended was prophesied by former Premier Viviani, Who  is Minister7of Justice in the present  Cabinet. In an address before the  General Council of. the Department  of Creusc, held at Gucret, he said:  '.'."Although'victory-is certain it will  require hard and prolonged efforts  to break Prussian militarism and  prevent recurrence of its crimes.  There can be no peace before thc  attainmnt of victory, before adequate reparation is made and before  justice  triumphs."  In an address before the General  Council of the Department of Aubc,  Bicnvcnu Martin, former Minister of  Justice, said:  "Thc French will not submit to  the peace of thc German Emperor,  who boasted he would force his adversaries to accept peace on bended  knees. They will accept only such  a peace as assures them legitimate  reparations, as well as their independence and security, and they will  bear patiently all sacrifices in order  thai, in conjunction with the efforts  of their faithful allies, such a peace  may be imposed."  The Prophecy Came True  A good many years ago, when th&  present Kaiser was a youth, he was  on a visit to his grandmother, Queen.  Victoria, and while walking in the  grounds of a certain Royal domain  he was boasting of the rise of the  Hohenzollerns and the future greatness of his house. Among the ladies who accompanied him was one  who had certain powers of clairvoyance, and it was noticed that after  the Prince had made his boast as  they stood on the side of ah ornamental lake, thc lady, pointing to _jt,  said: "When they cut hay from t-^:  bottom of that lake the Hohenzol-  lern dynasty comes to an end." This  year grass has grown on the bottom  of that lake and has been cut for hay.  !^-cJi  "Ji&M THE      GAZETTE,      KEDLEY,      B.      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Vrv" *?-  '-l'*v''  **'SK-;'j  ^-:*  ,*���������*���������    i*'*   "  :y*3 '?������;:.- ,',A'f>  iKa  ';A'  m  v&  Cs  ^^  ?Ase<?fa^O/lJ?s&t?(f&of&  TODAY the sweater is such an essential  part of the wardrobe that a woman  dare not consider her list of necessary  articles complete unless one is itemized on it.  But there is a big difference between the  sweaters of the present time and those of a few  years ago. They must be chosen with a view  to harmony. That is, the color of the sweater  selected must be neutral, if one's income will  not permit of more than one.  In the middy sweater one finds a novelty.  Should the wearer feel so inclined, she could  wear the sweater minus a blouse. Jersey  cloth in an apple-green shade is the material  chosen for the garment. A white satin collar  adds a finishing touch. The sports hat is of  apple-green felt and is fashioned .after one of  the popular shapes.  Proof that jersey cloth lends itself to a  variety of styles is seen in the coat made along  the practical lines. The sports coat is heeding  fashion's prediction that coats for fall will be  longei% The broad belt, the patch pockets and  the deep sailor collar add to the dignified appearance of the coat. The sailor of terra-cotta  hatter's plush is another type of hat in favor  by sporting women,   -  Stripes are dependable things. They show  up well no matter where they are placed. On  the blue silk jersey coat blue-and-white-  striped satin is used effectively to form a deep  hem, the .cuffs and the shawl-like collar. Like  many of its sister coats this one boasts of a belt  and pockets.  Panel inserts are used effectively to break  the monotony of a solid brown silk sweater.  The panels are conspicuous because of their  contrasting color. A sash with tassel ends is  an important accessory, since it lends trimness  and allows the sweater to fit the figure without  being buttoned.  Unusual and interesting is the weave and  placing of stripes in the sweater of blue, white  and black. The girl with a limited income  would do well to invest in a sweater of this  type, because it is sure to blend in with her  other sports clothes A deep cape collar is a  noteworthy feature of this model. The hat is  one of the semi-sports models. The crown is  of black velvet, while the blue-and-white-striped brim is of felt which is soft enough to be  twisted into any desired shape.  If you are interested in sweaters watch  how they reflect the styles of dress. You are  apt to find Russian blouses, boleros and even  the Japanese collar.  ne  J&&e? CbfA Co&f?  ���������BMB  nan  'iHlW'BltBWBHBl  m  mmmmmma I/:-.:-  THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,   ,  B.      C.  '':$ff7Hfv^?aKf^feii  IS  Warfare   Of   HunS;Indiaxi Universal Languagej        Manitoba's Snakes  Germans  as  Use Non-Qombatants  -' Fire Screen  "A terrible day of wrath awaits  Germany when .the nations of the  earth have time to reflect upon the  methods of German warfare, and  when they are not afraid of being  dragged into it as participants of its  horrors."  Thus writes a "Dutch statesman in  a powerful'' comment upon the indictment'that France brings against  I? German officers in their treatment of  French non-combatants in the occupied   territory  of  their  enemy.  The  full  story,   with affidavits  and  other   documentary' proof,   that  have  jfbeen presented to the public already,  are _ so   shocking   in   their    inhuman  significance that it is difficult for the  Solved Centuries Ago By the Savage  Inhabitants of tho Western  .    . World  "The problem of a universal language, the neec'. of which has* been  realized _ in this war," says a' Cambridge professor, "was really solved  centuries ago by the savage inhabitants of the western world."  Should an Indian from" northern  Alaska go to Patagonia, he could by  means of this universal language converse with his southern brethren almost as easily as he could with his  neighbors at home. That would also  be the case if he v:sited Central America or met the tribesmen of the  Western  prairies and mountains.  When this language was invented  no one knows, but every Indian  learns it in addition to his own.    Re  human   mind   to   conjure  up   grosser, ������������������j-   two   chicfs   of  djfferent   tfjbes  met    in    thc    Geographical    Society  departures, from   thc ,law   of   nations  jand thc dictates  of sanity.  i Wc can only submit a few instances of German" brutality. They  Imust speak for themselves without  {further comment:  In  the Aisne Department a farmer  'who  did  not  want  to  work  was  un-  jdresscd  and sent,  almost naked, into  the  fields   under   rifle   and  shell ,fire,  "jwith his eyes bandaged and his hands  'bound.    He was left there for a "day,  land then taken as a hostage to Germany. ,_ '  '  Many  witnesses     declare     that  at  different  places,   particularly     in   the  Departments   of  thc  Aisne  and  Pas-  de-Calais,   the inhabitants  were forc-  d  to  work in  the  trenches.  A youth of 16, states that in Octo-  [ber,   1914,  he was  forced, with  some i  50' comrades,   to   do   trench   work  in  ithc    Plain of L , in    the Pas-de-  Calais, for six days.    They were then  qtaken  to   L���������:���������,   where  the  Germans  i^ised them as shields.  Forty of them  Jwere killed.    The witness was woun-  'jfUcd by the splinter of a "75" shell.  Ii This practice has been extended  Xo Lille and the district, as is shown  Sjy the correspondence exchanged bell ween the Governor and the Mayor  Jof Lille.  English and German Farming  An official report comparing British with German agriculture, published    by  the    British   Government,"! seemingly  rooms in Washington and held a  conversation that lasted nearly three  hours, and yet neither one knew a  word of the other's language.  This universal language is, of  course, made up of signs. For example,.if an Indian is passing through  a strange country and sees other Indians at a distance, he makes the  "peace sign"; that is, he holds up his  blanket by two corners so "that it  covers his whole figure. The same  thought is exprcised by extending  the-;' hands, palms outward,-slightly  inclined from thc face.  Then there are the abstract signs,  by.which these "savages"_can express  their thoughts with regard, to the  great spirit, heaven,. good, evil, life  and death,- sickness, health, riches and  poverty. Life is. expressed' by drawing an' imaginary thread from ' the  mouth, and- death by chopping this  thread off.  Another" sign- for death is 'to hold  the���������tips of the fingers of one hand  against the palm of the other, and  let them gradually < slip downward,  and at last drop beneath the palm!  Most people think that thc Indian  word of greeting, "How," is merely  the abbreviation ��������� of the__ ques.ion,  "How are you?". But that is noi so.  The word '.is really "aou," which  means "brother" or "friend." So when  he comes up, and growls out his  inquisitive    "How," he is  fallows  that on  each  hundred acres���������'not asking after your health, but tell  Ml. lhe  British   farmer    feeds  from ing you that he is a friend  J45 to 50 persons, the German farmer  The Indispensable Mouth-Organ  Although   his   clothing  was   like   a  hardened   mud-casing,     his   rifle   and  bayonet   rusty,   his  ammunition   clips  .~ c gritty    with, dirt, one-  article of his  German farmer *qui������raent    Tommy    kept    dry    and  clean and  shining���������his ��������� mouth organ.  A broken"rifle  was  of no   concern���������  another    was   easily  obtained;   but  a  was     nothing  Jfeeds from 70 to 75 persons  2. The British farmer grows 15  3'tons of grain, the German farmer  tjgrows 33 tons.  !<*   3. The    British    farmer- grows  11 j  vjtons of potatoes, the  jgrows   55   tons,  j   4. The  British farmer produces    4  'tons of meat, thc German farmer produces 4 1-4 tons. i    .     . ,  5. Thc Briiish farmer produces 17;^lncfd -mouth-organ  1)1-2 tons of milk, the German farmer ishort of a calamity-  [A/produces .28  tons.  6.������'The   British   farmer  produces   a  lincgligible quantity of sugar, the Ger-  Ifnian  farmer produces  2 3-4 tons.  '}    It   is   further   stated   in   the   report  ."that  *Un -Germany  are   inrcrioi   lo   muse  iui.   -    -., ���������     -,  ,-.        .     .-.-  ^England." Ils wot s Son   to win the war.  ity. In England I  regarded these little instruments! possibly do not wander far.  with contempt. In France, I learned  to value them at their true worth".  As for Tommy, he has often remarked that high explosive and machine  guns   and   plenty  of  ammunition' are  the  soil  and-climatic conditions lK.u",������,  ""   **"*   Y,i   V ",""   *"  m-Germany are inferior to those in rh'ghly; important,,   but, mouth-organs  J lis wots go n   to wm the war.     Ihey  are our one .solace and -delight. I  can say in all seriousness that they  saved many a'man from losing-his  grip upon himself during moments  when the strain of "sitting tight"  was almost unbearable.  |i    What  "lence   of  The Key to  Confidence  is a  sure key to the confid-  the   other   person:  fjpeoplc    invariably    wm  li������.,-i^o- others seldom do.  ? ��������� Some  that confidence; oltiers seldom oo. A little girl  (���������of nine was telling her mother with  igrcal enthusiasm how much she lik-  Ved a certain friend who was past  Iscvcnty years of age. In spite of the  idifference in ages, there was a deep,  Alligator Industry Thriving  The  present  demand  for alligators  is  reported  to   be  rapidly  increasing  owing   to   the   limited   supply  in   the  -\ i       i i   r ...l ������-nn     ���������    presence of a growing market.    The  j warm bond between them     "Why isi}ew alligator faBrmers bin    the Unitcd  ������it you like ner so much?    the mother  Statcs   barc    prosper;n&.  |*asked.       Well,   mother,   there   are  a1 -   -  jgreat. many   reasons,"   was   the   little  Alligators  have to be fed on meat, but they  need no food from September 1st to  jjgirl's  reply;  "but  one thing is,  she's j^ay fst, To7 this is their-hibernating  (the    understandingest    person 1 ever |_���������ocrirl   wu,-r  .' .. >������     ci..  ,i:,i i   ������������������������,i  i-���������  ��������������������������� _,��������� | season,   vv"^������  ���������jmet." She didjnot need to say more  HT.he older friend had putNhcrself in  J/the nine-year-old's place, thought her  ���������i thoughts, and then, without "talking  (down" to her, made her feel that  lthey two had common interest and  | could talk together as equals?" We  fican always do that in our relationships with others,���������if we will love,  [and think. No one gets into the  R"understandingest",class  by accident..  ff A Great-Hindu Woman  P One of thc world's remarkable wo-  'inen is the Pandita (learned Hindu  ^scholar) Ramabai. Pier institution  ^for the Christian education of Hindu  (child widows rescued from horrible  ^degradation ,and suffering has been  fffor years the nucleus and heart of  EMukti (salvation), a village of two  ^thousand -child widows and orphan  fcgirls,"mothered by her and her noble  ^daughter, Mano-ramabai, says The  FOutlook. Here they learn many arts  frand crafts, domestic and industrial,  band the practice of pure religion,  k Ramabar holds four hundred acres,  I employs eighty oxen, raises food for  IjMukti,. is her own architect, runs a  [j printing establishment, sends, her pu-  |jpils to instruct the peasant women  'and children of the vicinity, and is  1 preparing a new version of the Bible  _for them in their dialect. Other high  j caste Hindu women have been, stimulated by her work for child widows  Uo similar enterprises. "  t Johnny's Manners  I Where the carefully trained child  tlearns bad manners is a standing  ^mystery to its watchful parents.  'These anxious rearers of the young  [are often heard propounding this  query, but generally without result.  Once in a while, however, out of the  deep silence comes an illuminating  .answer.  Johnny furnished one just the  other day. He had just finished a  particularly toothsome dish of apple  pudding, which he ate to the last  'morsel. Then, despite thc fact that  there was company at the .table, he  licked it clean.  "Johnny!"  exclaimed    his    mother  after a horrified gasp, "who did you  ever see do a thing like that?"  -   "Dogs,"  replied Johnny.���������Life.  Pater: Who is making that infernal  jangle on the piano?  ,  Mater: That's Constance at her exercise.  tfvPatcr: Well, for heaven's sake, tell  L<"~- to get her exercise some other  -Boston Transcript.  en they do not eat at all*.  Alligator skins are used for making  bags, suitcases, purses, belts, cushion covers, etc., and the teeth and  bones are made into cuff links, pa-  perknives, whistles, and many forms  J of cheap jewellery and ornaments.  The skins are worth from 50 cents to  $2.50 apiece, according to size and  quality. More money, however,- is  made by selling live baby alligators  to museums and for pets. It is said  that the State of Florida receives  more ..than $1,000,000 a year from alligators.  Where. Myriads  of Reptiles Hibernate During the Winter  Months  A loathsome, wriggling, gleaming  mass of viperous creation; the quantity of reptiles within a certain cavern of a boulder-strewn gullyside, in  Southern Manitoba, is difficult of estimation.  Within the district of Clearwater,  in Southern Manitoba, are located a  series of ravines, presumably formed  by an ancient river of importance in  prehistoric days. Deep and rugged  hill sides bound them, not a few of  which can be likened to canyons; devoid of vegetation, save a sprinkling  of .scrub oak, and a species of junir  per. The Cypress, a fair-sized  stream, meanders through the valley.  At a distance of one-half mile from  the village adjacent to thc high trestle bridge, Clearwater, exists the  cavern wherein snakedom possesses  a hibernating retreat.. A few residents of ?the -surrounding countryside  have witnessed the reptilian conglomeration; a greater number evince no  intention of undertaking the visit.  My visit to thc snakes was made  on a bright day in spring, the snows  of winter, outside of a few sheltered  nooks, having been melted beneath  the glowing sunshine of the western  prairie land.    '  Out" on the hillside, several of the  more venturesome members of the  viperous mass are noticed crawling  upon the moss-covered boulders, apparently come forth to reconnoitre.  At the cavern's entrance, a thick,  tangled "rope" of the slimy Garter  snakes was endeavoring to force itself forward into thc. balmy atmosphere outside.  A glance into the horrible excavation displayed thc presence of snake's  in countless thousands; in many curious shapes, one particular instance  was that of a vast number coiled together so as to resemble a large barrel. The sizes of the reptiles.varied.  Manitoba's snakes never 'assume thc  size of the pythonic monsters ,of thc  tropics. In no case did snakes exceed  four feet in length. The garter snake  occasionally measures a few inches  more than this and the inner recesses  of the cavern may have contained  extremely'large specimens, which at  rare intervals are seen in various portions of Manitoba.  In the earliest years of Manitoban  history this cavern in thc gullies, is  known to have existed. And observation has determined that the migratory period of the reptiles on their  way to their place of hibernation occurs in thc month of October, when  the leaves in the woodlands have  scattered in the autumn wind. Perchance many of the "colony" may  crawl long distances from their  haunts     of   slimmer  quarters,   others  But  when frost and snow depart, and  warm weather has appeared, will begin a general exodus from the cave  to the meadows and forest glades.  A' similar cavern is located iii the  valley oLthe Souris.-t Western Manitoba. Until about -1878, thirty-five  years ago, a prodigious gathering of  viperous' life annually vinvaded an excavation in the Stony Mountain locality, north of_thc city of Winnipeg.  A large quantity of quicklime was  utilized to exterminate this horrible  den, a process which could easily be  resorted to at the Clearwater ' arid  Souris Valley reptilian caverns, the  only places of such horrible characteristics within provincial limitations  today.���������J. D. A. Evans.  Expects Immigration  Wave After War  Mr. John" Aird Disctisses    National  Affairs in London, Eng.,  Publication  A certain Bishop of the Methodist  Church South was a. very eloquent  preacher. _ He told : the ��������� following  story on himself as an illustration of  the fact that, his sermons did not always have thc effect he desired.  He had had what Methodist preachers were wont to call "a good  time," preaching in one of thc smaller southern . cities, and as soon as  thc service was over many people  went, to him to express their appreciation of his sermon. One woman  in particular was most outspoken in  its praise.  "Why, Bishop," she said, "you can  never know what your sermon meant  to me. Tt was just like water to a  drowning man!"���������Youth's Companion  Dante Gabriel Rossetti once showed Whistler a sketch, and asked his  opinion   of  its  merits.  "It has good points, Rossetti,"  said Whistler; "go ahead with it, by  all  means."  Later he inquired how it was getting along.  "All right," answered Rossetti,  cheerfully. "I've ordered a stunning  frame for it."  In due time the canvas appeared at  Rossetti's house in Cheyne Walk,  beautifully framed.  "You've done nothing' to it since I  saw it, have you?" said Whistlciv  "NorO," replied Rossetti, "but I've  written a sonnet on the subject, if  you'd like to hear it." He recited  some lines of peculiar tenderness.  "Rossetti," said Whistler, as the  recitation ended, "take out thc picture and frame thc sonnet."���������Tit-  Bits.  One Source of Mexican Trouble  Nothing effective has' ever been  done for the education of the Mexican people. Such state schools as  exist are ineffective. The teachers  themselves are rarely prepared to  teach. The sons and daughters of  the educated class.do. not go into' the  teaching '.profession. The Church  has opposed the state schools, and  the Church schools have been ecclesiastical, .not human. The one chief  university of Mexico, established in  11551, once or twice suppressed, has  finally lapsed. The incompetence of  such educational institutions as have  existed in Mexico is evidenced by  thc fact that from 80 to 85 per cent,  of the population do not know how  to  read.���������Outlook,  New York.  Canada, thc London illustrated  weekly which devotes itself almost  entirely to Canadian affairs, contains  in. a recent issue an important, interview with Mr. John Aird, the general  manager of thc Canadian- Bank of  Commerce.  As to the outlook for Canada on  the conclusion of peace, Mr. Aird was  rather optimistic.  ' "I think that after the war is over  there will be a steady stream of**im-  migration from Europe, and also  from the United States," he said. "We  certainly will not welcome to our  shores those who are our enemies at  the present day, as-it will take a long  time to forget ���������'��������������������������� what has happened,  and particularly the blood arid treasure that wc Canadians have poured  out on behalf of the Empire. People  do not forget these things. There is  a feeling in Canada that there will  have to be stricter regulations with  regard to the class of individual that  is allowed to come into the country.  There will have to be a more rigid  examination in order that undesirables may be kept out.  "I think there is a strong and  growing feeling in Canada that it is  desirable that thc Dominion should  be extended so as to take in Newfoundland, the West Indies and  British South America," continued  the banker. "There is no doubt that  Australia and South Africa are going  to hold on to the adjacent territories  we have captured. Australia is not  going to allow the captured Oceanic  islands tb be handed back to Germany, .nor is South Africa to allow  any portion in the southern part of  that continent to be given to the Germans or anybody else. We are^fight-  ing to win this war, and'it would be  a dangerous policy even to think of  handing 'back these possessions to  Germany. ' Such a thing would undoubtedly weaken the loyalty of the  people of the overseas portion of the  Empire. We are not fighting because  we love to fight; we are fighting to  keep the Eriipire and consolidate it.  "You remind me that although a  very large amount of Canadian gilt-  edged securities and railway and industrial bonds are held in this country, there, is a large number' of more  speculative investors who have put  their money into land' and building  lots, and '-you ask what likelihood  there is of prices returning to - the  b.oom figures of 1912-13,'.' said Mr.  Aird. "Well, we do not wish to sec  them return to those prices. We  would rather see a gradual improvement, and I think that has already  commenced in actual city property���������  not in' thc outskirts���������in places like  Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg,-Vancouver and Victoria. Farm lands in  the West, particularly those that are  adjacent to railway lines, have held  their value very well, and will continue to do so 'provided proper farming principles are adhered to, .because  such land has been bought at a very  low rate, and at the existing.price it  is well worth the money that was  paid,for it.  ''The real .estate situation, of  course, will be helped very much by  immigration. Notwithstanding the  war, wc are getting quite a few people in thc West from the United  States.. As I have already suggested,  these arc from a farming point of  view the best class of immigrants we  receive, from their knowledge of  western climatic and farming condi  tions, and their possession of. a cer  tain amount of money."  Attitude of United States  To Cause of Allies  The  Hon.  J.  M.  Beck  Sees  Future  Britain and    America    One in  Interests and Sympathy  Thc     Hon.     James     Montgomery  Beck, a leading American lawyer and  former     assistant     attorney-general,  whose  book  on   the   war has   had   a  wide  popularity,     speaking    at  Glas-  Igow,- Scotland,     recently,  referred  to  the friendly attitude taken by the majority  of  the  people     of  the  United  States  towards   the  cause  of   the  allies    in  thc  war.      British-American  fraternity, which  before the.war was  simply the sympathetic touch of kinsmen, with  common  ideals-  arid  common   conceptions   of   liberty  and  humanity, had, he said, now grown into  a corporation .which   had become     a  most vital fact for the future welfare  of humanity.    So  far  as  there  could  be a  reasonable    and   favorable  prophecy that the time would come when  justice would be vindicated throughout the world, this would be brought  about by the- co-operation and  community  of  ideas   of   these  two   great  commonwealths,    the. great    empire  and  the  great   republic.    The  action  of  Great  Britain   in  unsheathing her  sword  for Belgium and her declaration that she would not suffer thc democracy of France to perish beneath  the iron heel of  Prussian despotism,  had done    more than    anything else  could    possibly  have     done  to   commend her_ to the sympathetic and enduring  friendship   of  the  great  mass  of the American people. There never  was a time when America, throwing  aside the prepossessions of its youth,  was so open to a sympathetic understanding, which would one day ripen  into   an   entente   cordiale,   as   at   the  present moment.      It was felt, however,    that    Great    Britain   had    not  wholly understood the attitude of the  American people, nor what they had  tried    to  do  to   help     Great  Britain.  When thc war began there was a keen  desire   to  know   what   would  be' the  verdict    of the    United    States,    the  greatest  nation   outside  the .arena of  thc  conflict.       That  verdict  was  instantaneous,    spontaneous    and overwhelming.    This great  impartial jury  of 'American citizens, excluding those  of Teutonic origin, with  an amazing  approach lo unanimity,  declared that  Britain,    France    and    Russia    were  fighting for thc basic rights of civilization,    and    that their'   sympathies  were with them. Why, then.jjt might  be asked,  did  this  verdict  not     find  greater  concrete     recognition  in   the  attitude of the    government?    While  not able to speak on this point with  the frankness desired, Mr. Beck said  that    they    exaggerated  thc importance  of  political   government  in   the  affairs of men.-  While thc American people"had had  no opportunity of giving a formal  pronouncement, they had rendered  not only a disinterested and dispassionate judgment, in favor of the allies, but had also " worked for thc  allies, ' within the -limits of official  "neutrality, .since the outbreak' of hostilities. Thc point he wished to  make was that there was a government far greater than thc political  government, Every people in themselves formed a- spiritual unity which  had its own activities, functions and  methods of expression, and just as  the American people, quite independent of any organic, political government, had a collective force which  had expressed itself in this crisis, so,  rising above the British Empire and  the American Republic, there was an  empire of the English-speaking race.  This was no visionary conception,  but a vital fact. Had the great American commonwealth across the sea  been' loyal to this great English-  speaking empire? He bcliev.ed it had.  But they had been very much embarrassed in the outward and concrete' expression of that loyalty. He  thought the wisest: minds of America  now recognized that the historic policy  of  isolation   must  be  abandoned  "Hubby, I've often heard you speak  about your salad days."  "Yes, my dear."  "Can't you help me make a salad  for my reception? I must have one,  and I know nothing about the dread-)  Aiding the Farmers  Discussing thc Federal Government's assistance to Western farmers, by which over $12,000,000 was  advanced for seed grain and relief, a  Western banker is quoted in the annual number of The Monetary Times  as follows: "Most of thc parties needing assistance were new men and not  entitled to bank credit under any consideration. The security on crop being so poor, we would not consider  furnishing seed, as the only security  that we could get would be on this  year's crop, anu if there is a failure,  the parties, not being responsible,  our security would be wiped out entirely. It seems to me that this class  of missionary work has to be done  by thc Government, as it is the only  party in shape to protect itself against any emergency, and thc raising  of 'crops is of general value to thc  entire country as well as thc individual receiving assistance."  Hidden in the Cornfield  "I must give," writes a correspondent, "some further details of the  strange association ��������� surely thc  strangest in the war ��������� of cavalry  and aeroplanes in the advance of  patrols towards High Wood (the  Bois des Fourcaux). At the moment  that the cavalry were debouching a  pilot saw a group of Germans and  their machine gun hidden in thc corn.  His only method of telling the cavalry of the lurking danger was to  descend and immediately open fire.  His manoeuvre was absolutely successful. The machine gun in thc  corn was turned upon him, and the  cavalry galloped up almost with impunity.  "It is a fine example of the selflessness, thc impersonal heroism of  this war that the cavalry do not yet J  The Lost Colonies  Theoretically,-wc have no desire to  annex Germany's colonics, but as a  matter of fact they will have to-be  takenfrom her. Our South African  fellow-subjects    arc    not    going    to  allow���������small blame to them! ��������� the |,:f'the* American commonwealth"wai  restoration of Southwest Africa or of  East Africa to the hands of such bad  neighbors as the Germans. The  French again, are not likely to want  to give back the Cameroon. -In a  word, the German flag will cease to  fly in Africa; The Australians will  sec to it that it ceases to fly in New  Guinea and in the Pacific generally.  Again, if anyone imagines that Japan  is going to assent to Kiaochau being returned he is laboring under a  very strange delusion. Finally,,  though the British people want no  territory for themselves, Gerrriany  must hand over such portions of her  fleet as remain intact after the war,  and with that fleet the island of Heligoland.���������London Spectator.  Identifying Him  Ordinary concerts have grown rather stale in Middleton, where everybody  sings,  or  thinks   he   can. i  So a novelty was arranged, in which  each performer was to appear in a  fancy dress and sing a suitable song.  The first items went off very well,  although when Miss Antikc came on  in a simple, girlish gown and sang  "For Ever and For Ever" the audience got nervous and thought she  meant to do  so.  Then tlie village crier appeared in  a sailor rig and declaimed "Asleep  or. thc Deep" in a voice high-pitched  and cracked.  "Who is he?" "What character  docs he represent," were the questions the-listeners asked each other  wildly.  Then came the usual voice from  thc rear of the hall, saying:  "Why, 'e's Sing-Bad thc Sailor."���������  Chicago Ledger.  to play its' due part in- this great empire .of the English-speaking race.  Thc American republic, Mr. Beck  said, had made more 'than one sacrifice to Britain in this crisis,' while  only a very few had profited by suppling munitions. No doubt they had  all. profitted indirectly by the prosperity which this traffic had caused.  But there was another side to the  question. Did they suppose the American people did not know that by  their action they had incurred the  enmity of what was until very recently the first military power of the  world?' Americans knew when they  sold thc munitions that if Germany  won thc war or even if the war ended in a draw they would be the next  to be attacked. Mr. Beck- concluded  with a warning that the"-two great  divisions of the English-speaking  race should not misunderstand each  other, because the next 25 years were  sure to be portentious years for civilization. Thc great Empire and the  great Republic would, he believed,  become indissoluble, united in their  interests, purposes and sympathy.  Steel Helmets  Are    Saving    Thousands of   Britisb/  Soldiers  from  Injury and  Death  ��������� Fame  awaits   the  man  who   resurrected the  steel helmet.    He's  saved  thousands of lives, writes -W. S. For- ;  rest, of the United Press.  The   great   Anglo-French   offensive-  on   the  western  front  has  served  to  confirm    all     that   has     been   hinted  about    the ugly inverted    soup bowl  .  headgear.       In  most    every  London,  hospital    today are    men  who  wore :  them   in  the  "big  push"���������men     who-  would'nt be there if they hadn't.  It_ is safe to say that thousands of  British lives have been saved by the   '  steel    helrhet    during    the    last 'fe\V  -  weeks.     Consequently  thousands    ,ol  slightly    wounded    men    in    London   '  hospitals already are looking forward '  to the day when they'll return to the  front.  An officer"of the Royal Irish Rifles,  formerly a London journalist, is  thanking his helmet for the fact that  he is merely a' light ' casualty instead  of a dead one. A bullet struck tho  steel hat at the band in front, plough- .  ed a furrow along the slope and bent  the visor over one eye. A few badly  bruised facial muscles was thc only  ill:effect. ' -     ,  'An  officer of the  Royal  Scots, by  virtue     of  his   helmet  and  a  strong,.  frontal bone, completely stopped . an  enemy   bullet.     Just   before'his   bat-'  talion    left  the  trenches'   he  peered  over the parapet.   A bullet struck'the ���������'  inverted     rim    of ' the   \helmet. and. .  thumped    against the'   officer's  fore-  '  head.     It  made  a  nasty  bruise. '    A  fellow-officer near by tested his  hel- ���������  met   with   shrapnel.    A  jagged  piece  of  steel'ricocheted  off one  side  and  tore  half^the band  off in  thc operation.-    Otherwise it,would have been  half his head."  An officer of the Lincoln regiment,  in a big London hospital swears that  he felt and .heard machine gun , bullets raining off his metal hat. One  came a little low" and clipped his  cheek bone so he had to come back  to London for repairs.  A lieutenant of an East Lancashire  battalion had his helmet literally'  shot off his head.t ,  "Two German pills must have hit  in the same place," he said, "because  one came through and burrowed  along my scalp."  . This officer, like hundreds o'f his  colleagues of thc stecl-hatled army,  will be back in the war game within 1 .  a month���������thanks to the Frenchman . '  who months ago studied pictures of  ancient warfare and was impressed  with the headgear of sixteenth century warriors.  Steel hats press the head, arc hot  and have to .'be fastcried1. under the  chin with a leather "strap. But Britishers just now���������those who know ���������  are_ thanking their lucky stars for  having undergone  the inconvenience.  "Mair Stir in Paris."  A story worth repeating is going  thc rounds in Paris. It relates to a  certain-piper in the Scots Guards who  recently visited the French capital  with contingents of British and Colonial troops taking part in the 14th  of July -celebrations. Thc British  troops had a great reception. ; The  streets through which they passed'  were thronged with enthusiastic spectators, who cheered the passing  troops and pelted them with flowers.  Thc piper in question did not say  much at the time, but he thought a  great deal, and finally reached a definite conclusion. On thc first opportunity he made inquiries, of such  French friends as he could communicate- with, as to thc openings of a  piper to a French gentleman after  the war. "Mind, I canna speak much  French," he said, "but I can play the  pipes, and I can see there's- mair stir  in Paris than in Inverary." ��������� From  the Christian  Science Monitor.  Dutch Submarine  The Dutch Government are gradually bringing into form a splendid  fleet of submarines against thc day  when they will be forced _to enter the  war. Thc first of a scries of seven  was launched thc other day at Fe3'en-  sord. Four others of a larger type  will in a few months be ready for  exercise. The Government have made  a study of all types of submcrsibles  and it is believed that they will introduce into  their latest vessels  two  ful  things."���������Louisville Courier-Jour- know  the  name  of  their partner'in!remarkable additions that will ensure  ~ '  " |a speedier and safer plunge.  nal.  (this dashing little affair."  German Hatred Dying Down  Among Bcrlincrs, England remains  thc most hated enemy. And the hatred of English is, perhaps, as deep  as ever, but it is no longer flamboyant.  On June 10, an English officer, on  his way from one prison camp to another, unattended, in his English uniform, walked the length of Untci den  Linden, took a cab, toured the city,  then took train to his destination.  No crowd followed him; he was not  insulted; the Berliners merely looked after him curiously. That is moderate hating.  So writes one who has -resided in  Berlin for many years.  Would. Be a Small Loss  A lady went into a chemist's sho^-  one   morning   and   laid   down   a   prescription,  which   was  duly  dispensed."  As the chemist was wrapping up the  bottle the lady said:  "How much is the med_icine,  .please ?"-  "It is three and sixpence," was the  answer. Thc lady examined her  purse.  "Oh, dear," she said, tn surprise,  "three shillings is all I have With  me."  "Very well," observed the chemist,  anxious to oblige. "You can pay the  remainder the next time you  call."  "But," pursued the lady, laughingly,  "but���������suppose I  should  die?"  "Oh, well, then," said the chemist,  still anxious to oblige, "it would only  be  a  small loss!"���������Exchange.  Annual Fire Losses  Sixty-four per cent, of all the fires  in New York City in a year were in  dwellings, most of them started in  cellars; next most in kitchens; next  in  bedrooms.  Five thousand persons, arc killed  and 50,000 injured yearly as a result  of fire.  The annual average fire loss in  Canada for the past three years has  been $35,000,000. ' Add the cost of  insurance protection in excess of  thc losses paid, and the cost of  maintaining waterworks and private  fire protection, aggregating a total  annual cost of over $61,000,000. Those  arc colossal figures, and when you  add to them the cost of fire waste in  thc United Statcs, it makes a grand  aggregate of $230,000,000 a year in  the United Statcs and Canada.  The Business Man (to applicant  for a situation): Yes, we're short-  handed, but what use do you think  you'd be in an office?  The Applicant: Well, Guv'nor, I'm  wot yer might call a orl-round useful  sort o' man���������light a match for yer;  'old a door open; ring ther bell for  ther lift; look an' sec if it's left off  rainin', and tell people yer out when  yer ain't.���������Sketch.  A Frenchman, was waiting at a  railroad station in Ireland when a  couple, of natives sat down beside  him.    Said one:  "Sure, Pat; it's down to Kilmary  I've been and I'm on me way back  now to  Kilpatrick."  "Ye don't say,", said the other. "It's  meself that's just after being down  to Kilkenny and I stop here a bit  before  I   go   to   Kilmoor."   ���������  "What assassins!" exclaimed the  shocked-Frenchman. "Would that t  were safely back in France!"  m  IP  mm������ THE      GAZETTE,      HEDLEY.     B.     0*  It:  e  Room  Nineteen  ^  BY  ^  FLORENCE WARDEN  WARD, LOCK &CO.. UM1TED  Londcti, Melbourne,1 nnd Toronto  -J  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  (Continued)  so   Mabin   found   herself,   not  And  ivithout considerable embarrassment  travelling towards Maida Vale'in an  omnibus with an unknown child as  her companion, doing her best to answer his numerous questions and to  satisfy'him that he would soon sec  his father and grandfather and their  big house with the "wabbits" on  which.'his - imagination  was set.  ��������� It-was astonishing to her with what  docility the child allowed himself to  be taken away thus by an unknown  person; and she decided that it was  the voyage, and perhaps the circumstances of an unsettled way of life  which    had  accustomed    him  to   thc  young  lady been  engaged   "I  want to' see Mr.  Fryer," repeat  sight and thc care of strangers, which ; cd Mabin steadily, witli a look of the  "Anything I can do for you, miss?"  Mabiri could scarcely believe her  cars. She stammered as she answered, that she had come lo see Mr.  Fryer.  The clerk looked al her, and his  expression  changed.  "Mr. Frvcr's oul al present, miss,"  he  began." "He- "  "I'll sec thc gentleman who is not  out, then," said Mabin, with sudden  boldness.  She was astonished, indignant. She  would see somebody; she would have  an explanation of the occurrences of  the day before, and she would demand to know what had become of  thc  fair-bearded  stranger.  Thc clerk looked more perturbed  than ever.  "Ei-���������is it about- the���������thc'situation  as typist, miss? Because, if so, there's  a  Wheat That Resists Rust  made him so easy to manage.  be  person   who   does   not   intend   lo  put! off.  Thc  clerk    hesitated  one    moment  longer,   and   then,   as   it' were,   threw  She had already found that he was  motherless. "Mummy done to live  wiv  zc angels,"  was  his  explanation.  And from thc answers he gave to her. himself on her ..mercy  further questions, she ascertained j "I hope, miss, you won't say any-  that he had travelled , a good deal thing to him about���������er���������what hap-  with his father in thc place where he pened here yesterday," he 'said in a  came, from,   which   she  concluded   to', diffident    and    pleading    tone.      "It  'be South America, and that the child  had never been  to  England before.  By the time she walked hand-in-  hand with the boy along the pleasant  road hear the canal where she and  her mother lived, she was more troubled with . anxiety concerning her  mother's altitude towards the boy  than  about  the child himself.  Mrs. Silchcslcr-Wrcsl occupied  what house-agents call a "maisonette," that is lo say, half a house,  because she couldnot afford a .whole  one.    It was the lower half, and  she  had thc use of a strip'of garden at  the back, and of another nice little  patch of ground in , front. She was  knitting     very   comfortably  would get mc into a row, for it was  1 who let the two gentlemen keep  their appointment here, and Mr.  Fryer doesn't know anything about  it."  Mabin stared incredulously.  "Doesn't know anything about a  man being half, or wholly, murdered  in his office!" she repeated, raising  j her voice so that there was no doubt  about her words reaching thc ears in  the adjoining room.  The  clerk cringed.  "Oh, no, no, miss! It wasn't so bad  as thai," he said quickly. ''The gentleman was hurt, 1 admit, but not so  badly, as all that. When I'd fetched  to him    he    soon    came  Success Attends Long  Series of Experiments   by Prof.   Boley  The enormous damage done lo the  spring"wheat crop in' Manitoba and  elsewhere has brought to light one of  the most sensational successes of the  experimental farms. To Prof. Boley,  of the North Dakota Agricultural  College, .'must be given the credit'of  producing after years of study a  wheat  which   is   rust  resistant.  Along in ��������� 1903 Prof. Boley personally selected individual plants from  the Russian wlical fields south of  Kazan and on these he has been  working for thirteen years. The  wheat has been a success, but owing  to certain defects in its milling qualities it has not been regarded with  favor until the present year. In face'  of the enormous damage done in the  Dakotas and Minnesota this year it  is thc sensation of the hour, and the  districts which have had the courage  to grow- this variety are in a position to provide many others with  seed of a quality which would have  been unattainable if they had not had  that courage.  The wheat is  by this  time a  cross,  between   the   original   Russian   wheat  and  many  latter variety. Not only is il resistant to thc rust scab, but it is also  immune", from    other    funsarial    and  Dairy Shorthorns  Remarkable   Results   Are   Being Secured in Alberta  Dairying forms 'a prominent feature in the work carried on in connection with the demonstration  farms and schools, conducted by the  Department of Agriculture in' the  Province of Alberta. As part of'this  work demonstrations 7, have been  given as to the capacity of thc  double-purpose .Shorthorn as a milk  producer. The'r records made in the  Alberta, -Provincial - faxms have not  quite 'equalled the best made at the  Ontario Agricultural College, where  lone dairy "Shorthorn - gave 12,401  pounds of milk in a year. What has  been accomplished in Alberta would,  however, be creditable under any  circumstances, and is. especially so in  view of the fact that the Alberta records' were made by cows imported  from Ontario, and - that had not as  yet been fully acclimatized in the  West:  At the demonstration farm at  Scdgewick, Alberta, the Shorthorn  cow, Lady McKay 2nd, gave 10,472  lbs. of milk in a year, and two other  Shorthorns gave 9,699 and 9,006 lbs.  of milk respectively. Fourteen cows  of the same breed at  this farm, five  Source of German Alarm  durum    wheat,    and    possesses j~f th'e"sc" b^hig" two-y7ar-oTds7and one  i    of  the  characteristics    of the  ,hrec   gavc an average of over 6,000  fungus root blights. It held its own ,wiUl dai Shorthorns at these Al  during thc bad year ol 1904-190o and ibcrta .Provincial farm is fmmd in  has been growing in fayor in certain |lhc- rccords madc by daughters of one  districts ever since and the kernels of thc hcrd bulls This bull ;s But.  this year are seemingly bursting with terfly King. He has, says the official  gluttcn. .- report of the Department of Agricul-  fhe chief objection to this variety ture) all the characteristics of the  of wheat is that the flour is of too cll0;ccsl dai,.y Shorthorn sires, and  dark  a   color The   elevator      mcn;at    the  same   linll.     hc  wouid  ;n  bis  bought it without discrimination    for pi._me   have   stood   ;n   good   company  a  year  or  two,   and then   gave  n up -��������� any beef show  ring_    This bull  is  very   comlortabl.y     on   one'lllc doctor ...... ,  side     6f   the     silting-room     fircp.ace i round, and barring his head was ban  daged, he just walked away as if nothing   had -''happened."  Now -Mabin knew this was untrue.  Thc fair-bearded man had been much  loo badly hurt for that; and besides,  if hc had been able to walk away,  his first visit would hav'.c been to the  hotel where he had left his boy.-Now  Mabin had been there already that  morning,"and nothing had been heard  of  or  from  the boy's  father.  Her expression betrayed her incredulity.  "Did you send for the police?" she  asked  shortly.  The answer, as she knew, was another lie.  "Yes, miss, of course I die!," ihe.-  clcrk said readily. "But it was tlie  gentleman himself who said there  was nothing wrong, and who liad it  -so engaging, so pretty, his foreign I hushed up." As she raised her cyc-  clothcs gavc him such a romantic ap-,brows, hc went on anxiously: "I'm  pcarance, and the scanty details her'sure you'll allow, miss, that hc ought  daughter gavc of his history were so (to have known best '��������� whether he  interesting that in spite of her feel- j wanted a scandal or not! It was just  ing that she was becoming involved'a quarrel, and as he got all right  in a story which was already a trifle j asain he didn't want it talked about."  when the door opened, and Mabin  came in, holding by the hand the  little   boy.  Mrs. Wrest, who was a small,  slight woman, with clear-cut features  and fair hair, going grey, looked up  with   an'exclamation.  "Mama," said Mabin hurriedly, as  she bent down to caress her mother  affectionalely, and to break the blow  of thc strange news, "in thevcry  oddest way in the world I've become  a sort of guardian to-this little boy.  I ������  Before   she  could   gel   any. further,  however,   Zooyus,   with   a   smile,   had  put up his chubby face to be kissed,  and   had   been   taken   straight   to   the'  heart  of  the  amazed  Airs.   Wrest.  Hurried explanations followed la-,  tcr, but in thc meantime thc child was  the sire of one cow which produced  8,343 pounds of milk ,in nine months;  another  which  is  credited  with  5,284  ifar more quickly than thc milling  test warranted. It is a heavy yield-  er under rust  conditions, and  thrives  especially on the drier and lighter .pound's* inT'iittV over" six months;  lands It has mainly been tried onfof a .thrcc-ycar-old which produced  'garden plots which were known to 2,561 pounds in three months, and a  be diseased and lo those _ disease two-year-old which has a record of  germs -were due many of Us black 3454 pounds 0f milk in five months,  points. Prof. Boley says: 'I am hop-|Thc departmental report claim's for  ing this year to establish more clear-m^ blln t__at I]C __as morc daughters  ly its real merits as to milling values ;n t_le Rccord 0f Merit in Canada  as many farmers    on    different land'lhan  any othcr da;ry  Shorthorn  bull  scandalous, Mabin's mother proved  perfectly willing to give the boy shelter for the night at least'.  It .was not until the evening, when  the, boy, . after asking a good deal  about Papa, and being with difficulty  persuaded that Jie would sec him  again soon if he"was good, had been  put. to bed; -that Mabin and licr.mo-  thcr .sat--'down to talk over all thc difficulties of the situation, and that  Mabin; for the first time told her mother the whole story, of her adven-;  tur'cs, of the day. ,7  Mrs. Wrest was shocked from the  very beginning. That her daughter  should have sought an engagement  as  typist  without  consulting her was  "Where did he go to?*-  "I haven't the least idea. He did-,  n't leave any address."   '  "Who is he?"  "That I ��������� really . can't tell you. I  never heard his name. He was a  stranger, a foreigner, I believe, just  arrived   in   England."  "And the other man, the man who  attacked him?" demanded Mabin.  .'-  The  clerk was .embarrassed.  She7went on sharply:. "Gh, you  can't pretend yburdon't know who he  is-cither; If you don't, I think I'd  better������������������"  "Oh,  I  can  tell  you  who  he is  all  right.   He's   a   client   of   ours,   a. Mr.  ,      .,.,     ,��������� .     ,,     ,.    _.    , 'Johnson,"  said  the   clerk.     "He lives  a terrible discovery, in the first place.^   Wcst   Hartlepool,   and   was  up  in  town   for   the   day.     Would  you   like  Nay, it almost seemed that the alarm  ing incidents     which-.followed ;- were -      j      you lns addl-css.  the just  and appropriate pun.snmcnt      Rc  ^adc  preparations   to   do  this;  \k r-S ' '-' '..i ���������- but  as  Mabin  knew  that   every word  Mabin   was very    gentle,  verv   pa- , ...       , r  <������������������      ,-i,���������      ��������� .���������i .  ..-   .   ,       '  , 111-1 1    ii J   ^ he   uttered   was     fiction,   she  merelv  lent, >ut when she had hcard^all that,   ,      fe  ,       ])e d      -d  sai'd_  .her. mother could think of in the way j     ,,Nhank b       r���������  of expressions ot disapproval, she m-'-p.'.       ������������������  timatcd   her   firm   resolve .to   get   to'    ' ^    '  areas have promised to send in suffi  cient for larger tests. Furthermore,  its native region is dryer, lighter  land, and when it has been given a  trial under these conditions I hope to  sec it lose many of its black points,  which arc due to disease only. When  these arc cultivated on the newer and  disease free lands of the west much  of: thc dark color of the Hour may  naturally disappear."  Confiscating Contraband  Adoption  of Compulsory  Service by  Great Britain Worries German  Press  One'of the features of the lengthy  reviews of thc second year of the  world war published in the German  newspapers of thc last Sunday of  July is thc serious comment upon  the adoption of compulsory military  service in England. The Cologne  Gazette, as quoted by the London  Times,' said in its review:  "Among thc surprises of this war  is the fact-that it has brought England'to the introduction of universal  military service���������thc ��������� greatest internal revolution in England's modern  history. Even those who knew England'-well, citing to the last to the  belief that it would not be -possible  to force upon thc English people this  institution so antagonistic to' its fundamental convictions. A last judgment will appreciate the full extent  of this sacrifice, and measure"thereby  the seriousness of England's intention to make Germany harmless for  English purposes. Nothing more  plainly shows the (immense, seriousness of the united will to destroy lis  than this conversion of the English  people to  universal  service."  The Gazette goes on to say that  thc adoption of compulsion has nevertheless "been in vain." The Frankfurter Zcitung also emphasizes thc  importance of compulsion in England, although il says that "hundreds  of thousands arc surely tolerating it  only with  gnashing of teeth."  Thc Frankfurter / Zcitung, in its  leading article, declares that it is not  Germany that bears "th'c terrible guilt  of every fresh day on which thousands die." Germany can only "hold  out until thc hourr at which the  strength cf her- enemies is devoured  in their own lire, and until, the day  when reason finally masters arrogance." - The journal says that Germany's victory will consist in self-  maintenance."  In a long article- on "War Finances" .the Frankfurter Zeitung  claims that German methods have  proved superior; but the writer docs  not say that the situation is sound.  Dealing with the belligerents generally,'he says that-as'long as confidence can be maintained "thc technique of war finance holds out, especially as paper and the printing press  are not only able to produce 'money'  for thc time, but are admirable  Improved British Biplane Second'means of producing a brilliant de-  Fastest Thing in  the World ccption   regarding   the  actual   impov-  ' .      , .      I.crishmcnt     by    artificially, producing  A new type of aeroplane now be- rbllyjng powcr and artificially creating used by thc British al the fronts- g .^ apparcnt war 'boom.'" The  has already accounted for 27 l<ok-: _ycjUmg says t.iat t.]c German Em-  kcrs, according to a statement madejpirc has thus far bcen ablc tQ finance  by Baron Montagu C. G. Grey, tl)c war "a_most with0ul having rc-  cdiloi-    of Thc Aeroplane,    gives tnc(course  to   the   printing   press."        It  lbs. of milk for the year  Tlie    most interesting    feature    in  connection  with  what  is  being  done  in the Dominion.  New Type of Aeroplane  of  this    new  following    description  aerial'.destroyer.  "These.'small- fighting machines'are  first experiments they have been.de-  vlopcd and fitted with more and  morc   powerful    engines,   until   today-  Trie  Humor  and  Glory   of  the  Censor's  Museum  When thc war is all over, and wc  can look back upon its little ironies,  humors and., minor tragedies, one of  the most attractive places in which  to study these phases of thc war .will  be the museums of tlie censors in  the various belligerent countries.  The effectiveness of the British  blockade is. responsible for a number  of- thc exhibits that already crowd  tlie space allotted to thc censor's  museum in  Great .Britain.     .'���������  .'���������.���������',-..'  ^0ni T^l^LT -i/v^Tt^ -{aeroplanes- . may .   eventually have   a  a parcel ot books for    the lonelv sol-      ������������������  i ,      ,,       &    i ,1        ���������      1  r  diers at the front, or at least that is' c������nsif c������j.lc. e1^   -'������nt    ^.^ d^f^;  what it seems to be till vou: begin o,sesof Br'Uin ��������� It must necessarily be  ��������� - fa  -      'more rapid  than  the improvement  in  says that the circulation "of large  quantities of German paper money  in Belgium, Northern France and Po  distinctly a British product, _ having !and 'constitutes-"a' serious problem  been introduced by the Sop with firm 10������ tlie future" -Elsewhere in the  a year or so  before  the  war.    from ;-same article  the Zcitung says:\ '?���������������������������<������������������  "It. would be a folly unworthy of a:  grown-up   people   to   try   to   conceal  the  extent of the sacrifices    for  -..~ _..- w.. us  the British scout biplane is the fast- and'our allies if" the" co'nclusion of  est thing in the .world except a pro-. pcace werc uot to bring us a large  jectilc from ;.-gun. lhe German Fok- war indemnity. But for the period of  kcr monoplane is a fast destroyer,. the war _ wh_ch is what matters as  but its success is. limited to some ex- |rCgards our strength in financial  tent." ���������������������������;-������������������������������������ i readiness   to   make   sacrifices   and   in  'Theiniprovemcnt   m -the   British | economic   capacity���������we  can   be  satis-  study   the   literature.     Then   you   be-;   .    ...      -      , ,���������   .,     ... -,.���������  hold   the   remains   of   bacon!        You  ^rshtps, and ^consequently ,t. is  quite  pass on. >   A cask of rags,    collected 'P,1^^10.^,^ ^. ^^."f.,^  "for   suffering   children," and shipped  ficd."  Evidence  of German Barbarism  In  the  White Book���������or official report���������-recently .issued ��������� by  the   French  Mr.  the bottom of the mystery about the  fair-bearded stranger, and to do her  utmost, if she should fail in that, at  least to put his little' son in the safe  keeping  of  his  relations.  Mrs. Wrest then proved surprisingly amenable. Accustomed to thc  utmost docility on the part of her  daughter, she was taken by surprise  when   for   once     Mabin   took  a   firm  (To Be Continued.)  A War Analogy  We do not want to press thc analogy of other wars too far, but there  is one which ..'ill help people to understand thc situation. Abraham  Lincoln, in thc last year of the war  with the South, would never listen to  i overtures    for peace,    however great  stand,  and   the  girl  was  quite  aston-jthc concessions which appeared to be  ished     lo   find   how     easily  she   had;0fTcrcd    him.      Lover    of  peace and  gained her point when, on thc following morning,  leaving the boy, whose  name   Mrs.   Wrest had  discovered  to  by a neutral country-, to Germany,  contained drugs and surgical appliances. ���������'���������_,''  A   pound   of   lard   was     artistically  designed  to  represent  a   copy  of  the  Springfield Republican or a .���������packet j j^f.'ecn so grcat that they can now  o pure rubber to look like, a bundle jbe reasonablv expected to outclimb  of narcissus bulbs. . |   n    ..   , .      ^ - K������   g��������� .    d of. the bcst  stroycr aeroplanes may be produced j Government asking neutral powers  which will make it almost impossible to make investigations into inhuman  for airships to get away from the practices by German troops, sworn  British Isles, If they ever "reach evidence is given of men seventy  them. ���������'.' to eighty years old made    to    work;  "Improvements in    .   climbing, iof .women forced  to  labor.under  the  strength     and     power  of aeroplanes'fire o.f"-_ French^ troops,'    and    others  compelled  to  dig-trenches.  It also  makes  a   charge,  based  on  the   testimony  of  a   wjtness,  that  in  There is one specimen that has not;j ^"crbplan'c' lias' always" been   supedor | October," 19i4,rihc     Gcrmans""took  be   "Julius,"   in   the   care  of  her   mother, she started for the city.  CHAPTER IV.  even been disguised. It is a parcel  of 15 lbs. of bacon. That is not very  unusual, but this bacon is not 'as other  bacon���������that is evident. The man who  was sending this to Germany thought  so much of his gift that hc sent it  letter post and pasted stamps on it to  thc value of 15s, Is for every pound  of bacon in thc package. Somewhere  in Germany there is a family still  waiting in very much thc same way  tliat Mother Hubbard's dog had lo  wait.  All     these     innocent     bundles     of  to that of the best contemporary- airship.  "So that with these improvements  in thc organization of the defense  stations, it'is not unlikely that even  the most improved German airships  may find it too expensive to continue  to annoy lhe  British Isles."  Mortgages in the West  Lenders and Borrowers Confer, And  Better. Understanding on Both  Sides Likely to Result  For a number of years, says The  Grain Growers' Guide, there has been  a good deal of criticism on the part  of thc farmers in the West against  mortgage Companies:- Four-fifths of  the farms in, the Prairie Provinces  arc mortgaged, and it is, therefore a  question of vital interest to the farming community. .The prevailing average rate of interest in Manitoba on  farm mortgages is seven per cent.,  and in Saskatchewan ' and Alberta  eight per pent., and there are mortgages carrying nine per cent., ��������� with  some higher, rates in outlying dis- ,1  tricts. ,_,--*.'  'jl  ��������� -The expense of foreclosure is also j 1  complained of. Thc expenses .in Al- . i'  berta for foreclosures / on., farms arc |  almost double those of the other two ,,|  provinces, running as high as~$400 to  foreclose" a .$1,000 - mortgage ,, ;on a  quarter section. ' The delays are also , |  very serious in that province. Legis--  lalion makes foreclosure proceedings  very slow, very tedious and very' J  costly, and all the cost must come -  out of the farmer if-he has any-equity  left  in  his   property.  Very frequently, too, land' under  mortgage is abandoned and grows  up to weeds. .Noxious weeds inspectors destroy the weeds, and frequently put a very heavy charge ori  thc land. At times it has run as high J  as $600 against.a half section. This j  is madc a prior, charge to the first  mortgage, and in a number of cases  where foreclosure proceedings have  taken place it has been found after  paying off the weed charges, seed  grain liens, destruction of gopher  charges and other charges,- the mortgage companies might sustain a loss  of  several   hundred  dollars.  A conference was recently held  between representatives of mortgage  companies and. representative western farmers with a view to bringing  about a better understanding. It was  soon found that a common meeting  ground existed, and both parties  agreed in recommending that all existing legislation giving priority over  first mortgages to claims othcr than  legitimate, taxes should be repealed,  and that no future legislation of_ that  nature should be enacted. This, it  was pointed out, would tend.to improve the security given under a  mortgage and so reduce the rate of  interest. It was also pointed out'by  thc representatives of the lenders that  there is very generally a feeling in  rural communities of the West against the absentee land owners, par-  ticularly if held by a mortgage com- , y  pany, and that the levying of e"xces- y  sive charges against such also .tends "'  to reduce' thc security of lenders, and  in this way again interest rates are  necessarily increased.  The conference should make for a  better understanding between lenders  and borrowers.  i hater of war as he was, hc knew that  tlie only way to end thc war which newspapers are not what liicy seem  would justify thc nation for having The neatly rolled ends arc kut|T,Vork  waged it was by dictating terms, and cleverly made plugs of paper and '  not by negotiations. Hc was not go-1 wood. . Pull one of these plugs out  ing to leave the Confederates in a and you will find a long sausage-  position lo make a second war, when | shaped bag of calico containing any-  .     . . .    .      . .       . .-      - - k_  .Mabin   had   eagerly   examined  both't,1cy  had  recovered     sufficiently,  and J thing   from  sliced ham   to   Para   ru  thc   evening  newspapers'on   tlie  pre-|t������ spring once again at the throat ofibcr,  from  rice  to tobacco,  vious afternoon  and the morning pa-j lhe North.    He acted not out of any)    vicius altcrnoon  ana tlie morning p  pcrs   that   day   for  any  account   of  a  "Mysterious affair in a city office," or  feeling  of   revenge,  but   because     he  knew   that   the   South   must   fight  on  any" sensational  headline which could Ui"  it  could  fight  no  longer. ��������� The  be  connected with  what happened  But she had seen nothing whatever.  When   she  presented   herself  again  at the door, and looked into the first  Spectator.  A  Water   Cure  .   ,      ,      - , , , "It's   no   use,"  growled   Mr.   Smith  of the three rooms, she could scarce-  to   i,is   wifc   from   tlic  bathroom;   "I  ly believe that it was the same place jcan't do it."  A Steady Flow  A   truly     eloquent    parson     in   the  south had bcen preaching for an hour  o  "They" Have Come  After the tradition of his race and  thc fashion of his nation, thc English-  j man,  millions  of  him,  has  now gone  lout  to     kill  and  be  killed    until   the  that    is  to be  clone    is  done.  j Once   that   spirit   was   clear   in   Eng-  jland,   then   those   of   us   who   believe  ilhal  all   that   America  as   well   as   all  that  democracy     held     best  in     thc  world was at stake in this war could i.;-.   n  ,   ���������     t)  afford   to  roll   up-.the  war maps   and  'cl!   Hat   n\     f  put  aside  thc  battle    reports.       Thc|?.c^uP:i_ ���������.!!,��������� I?,  incidental changes would mean  nothing,     and  they     will   mean     nothing.  "They  come  so  slowly,"  the  French-  from    the    Department    of    Pas    de  Calais   a "party   of   inhabitants,      and  that  they    used  them as   shields against the fire of the French and that!  forty were thus killed.   ".  "In F ,    Mcurthe    and Moselle,  work assigned to thc Mayor being  uncompleted in time, he was suspended from a tree by means of a  rope passed under his arms, and he  was left in this position about an  hour."  JUUH1    IIUU.    U^.CH    l-** UtlL 111 1IJ4     1\JI     tlli    nuili    I .   . ... ;.. . .  jr so on thc immortality of thc soul. i"11in told you. of his allies six months  "I looked at the mountains," he dc-ia?������. bllt m saymg_ this he added out  :laimed,  "and    could  not help  think-10,1   his   race, consciousness   of   half   a  ---        lliniirn������#l ,*s. <-i *-r������ nf li   nrtln     Upni^/'h  where she had seen and heard such  desperate  doings.  There was the dinghy, dusty little  outer room, there was the typewriter  on its table in the corner.  And there," sitting on a high stool  and  writing    away at  a    large,  ink-  stained  desk,    was  the    same  small, J drinking    fifteen     minutes     yet."  fair, mean-faced clerk who had been  her fellow-witness of so many strange  happenings.  He slipped off his.stool, and came  towards her absolutely as if he had  never seen her before.  "What is it, dear," asked his wife,  in  alarm.  "Why, the' doctor told mc this  morning to drink hot water an hour  before dinner for my indigestion.  Here I've got a quart down, and am  nearly  bursting,  and   I  haven't  been  Windsor   Magazine.  W,  N.      U.     1123  "You were a very long time going  on that errand, Tommy?"  "Yes, mother; but you see I'm entered in a race at school tomorrow,  and I wanted to save my speed."���������  Yonkers Statesman,  be  destroyed,     while    my    sou!   wil  ;    .,,���������,'������������������. cf������������������ ���������    .Ti,"���������" i��������� m/.  not.'       I   gazed   upon  the  ocean  and i "  cried   'Mighty   as   you   arc,   you  eventually dry up, but not T.!' "  will  never stop.". "They" have come;  this is a fact at once unmistakable  and more significant than all that has  happened since the. battle of the  Marnc, when French democracy saved the  present as  British  democracy  Scotland  is   shipping,   with   the  as-'  sent of the  British  Government,   100 must hereafter secure    the future  pure-bred ,milch  cows to Japan. I New York Tribune.    ���������  How Could He Do It?  An old  farmer who had driven into  the   neighboring    village   to     make  a  few purchases    took back with    him  more hard  cider  than  was  consistent  with careful driving.    While descending  a  steep  hill  his  horse  stumbled,  road   and   refused   to  rmer looked at him a  moment over the dashboard, then exclaimed: . ���������  "Git up, you old fool!    Git up, or  I'll drive right over you!"  "Bang!" went the rifles at thc manoeuvres. "Oo-'oo!" screamed the  pretty girl���������a nice, decorous, surprised little scream. She stepped backward into the arms of a young man.  "Oh!" said she, blushing, "I was  frightened by the rifles. I beg your  pardon."  "Not at all," said the young man.  "Let's go over and watch the artillery."  Germans Fought to Death  In the Horror There Was an Occasional Gleam of Humor  Philip Gibbs, in a story, sent: from  headquarters in France of the fighting  arpuiid.Thicpval,  says:  Many Germans defended themselves to the death. A sentry outside one of the dugouts saw the British approaching, and turning quickly  he shouted down the word "England"  to his comrades' below. One of the  Warwicks" closest to him hurled his"  last bomb at him and then, - seizing  the man's rifle, sprang on to the parapet ready to shoot the Germans as  they came up. They came up in a  swarm with bombs, and there was. a  great conflict, which ended only when  the last "German   was dead.  In one dugout there was, in the  midst of all this horror, a comic episode. A curtain divided the dugouts.. A "Warwickshire man thrust  his bayonet "beneath the curtain,-  when suddenly the curtain was drawn .  to one side, and a German soldier,  yawning and rubbing his eyes .with  his knuckles, stood there as though to.  say "What's up?" He had slept  heavily- through the bombardment  and the attack, and now believed he  was' dreaming.  ��������� Canada as  a Wheat Exporter  "Ten years ago no one.would have  thought that Canada would enter the  field as an exporter of wheat. Today  the Dominion is ablc to export 275,-  000,000 bushels. Two. other, of England's colonies, India and Australia,  have 175,000,000 bushels to sell, with  Argentine able to export 150,000,000  bushels," writes a railway authority.  "This total of 600,000,000 bushels is  more than enough to take care of all  of Europe's import needs, which are  normally about 500,000,000 bushels/'  Straws Going With the Wind  Two years ago the German leadet  who dared express- any doubt about  thc ability of the Kaiser to win would  have been arrested. Today it is safe  recreation. All of which means that  the jig is up.���������Philadelphia North  American.  Edith (sighing): Oh, dear! Tom  hasn't proposed  yet.  Marie: Well, what can you expect  of a chap who never runs his auto  over ten miles an'hour?   ���������  h  ?!  'Iggoodte^ THE      GAZETTE.      HEDLEY,      B.      C.  [TTCOMPAMLMrt"  WTORO..TO.OHT^j  fKI,S'n,"**"**"*-**'!"'*"M*l  jf The best  jL. yeast in  % the world.  %' Makes  ���������'iiX perfect  >\ bread.  MADE   \S,  IN  CANADA m\  V  EW.GItLETT COMPANY LIMITED  TORONTO. ONT.  MONTREAL  Germany's Food Restrictions  WINNIPEG  ������*��������������������������������� I  Shortage of Dyes  lie Pink Postage  Stamps, for  Lack  of Dyes From Germany  |i-fas   anybody    noticed   that  2-cent  imps, in mi'iiy cases, arc now paler  lan    usual,    asks    the   -Minneapolis  }urnal.   .  |The -answer   is   thc European war,  liicli has interfered will* the inipor-  Ition of proper dyes from Germany,  ate'bureau  of  engraving, and  print-  ig  in   Washington,  where _ the   gov-  Inment makes all its postage and in-  Irnal   revenue   stamps,  is   compelled  "piece out" its German dyes, which  is able to secure in limited qualities, with-dyes of'domestic make and  jferior   quality,  a'nd" the   result- is  a  :ciit  stamp  which  at* limes is   sev-  Lal.shades lighter than thc one with  Ifiich 'the  public  is   familiar,     ��������� -  (Late in 1914, when il became known  lat conditions in Europe would stop  bipments   .of  dyes   to  this  country,  Jc  director  of  the    bureau  foresaw  ������e~ embarrassment  which   not     only  le government, but  thc entire coun-  ly, .miglft experience if hc were untie lo get ink colors to print dollar  Ills and  stamps.  Acting promptly, the director pick-  li up all the available supplies of red  |ke, chrome green, Prussian blue and  jhincre  blue. "'   But .even" this   fo're-  Jghl,   which   enabled- the   bureau   to  jtain  a   domestic  supply,  could  not  iep* down, war prices/    The normal  Jrice "' of  blue' is  23"-  lo  30  cents  a  mud, but .the bureau has been pay-  fig as high as $1.50 a-pound.  , When the war began Germany and  fsvilzerland    produced    most of  the  Iiemical     colors of  the world,     the  Lilpul of the former being nine times  iat  of  thc latter.    Switzerland,  ow-  |ig   lo   thc  war' measures   agreed  to  .the Allies,  has been quite as  mi-  Lie'to market its dyes as  Germany,  jj.ngland   felt   the   dye  shortage  long  ^o,    and    parliament    appropriated  Itillions of dollars with which  to set  |p   and   perfect   domestic   dye   cstab-  Eslimenls.      These   are   now   getting  In   their  feci and by  the end of another year, will  be  equipped  to   turn  it all  the  colors  Great -Britain  will  Re.    The United Slates, but without  [ircct government aid, or even satis-  iclory promise of it, has been build-  lig  up  dyestuffs    plants  which   may  [rove adequate lo meet American defrauds.  Eating - of an .Extra Egg" a Crime  Against the Fatherland  Adolph von Batocki, president of  the German 'food, regulation board,  has issued an appeal to the women of  rural Germany to divide their food  with the women and children of'the  towns and cities, says a Reutcr despatch   from  Amsterdam.  Herr von Batocki in his appeal says  the harvest this year is in general  abundant and that the cattle have recovered from the effects of the fodder scarcity of last winter caused by  the  failure  of crops.  ���������He adds: "Restrictions everywhere  are necessary, and all the more ue-  ccs.sary the longer the war lasts.  These restrictions must be increased  for rural households. Anyone living  on the land who consumes even half  a litre of milk or a quarter of a  pound more of butter, or even-am egg  morc than is absolutely necessary,  sins against the fatherland. An organization would be created in order  to buy up all bulter, eggs, vegetables,  etc., that can be dispensed with in  thc country and use them to feed  the big towns.  the army and the poorer families in  "Little can be accomplished by  force or by continual increase in  prices which have already-become  exorbitant for many of the poorer  families. Only through- rational,  spontaneous, patriotic co-operation  of the rural population can the object be attained.''  "Making the Great Canada"  Presenting   -a Sublime    Spectacle of  Unselfishness  and   Devotion  to Principle   \  ��������� The sacrifices that our'big sister  who lives next - door to us on the  north is making to do her share-for  the .Mother Country in the present  war of Europeans, are so vast and  inspiring that they challenge' the admiration 'of the world,^says the Cleveland, Ohio, Plain Dealer. Nobody  courts trouble, but everybody feels  like cheering a plucky soul, who, being in trouble, .goes sturdily about  the task of forcing^an honorable way  out of it.  With Canada it is a simple matter  of fighting from a sense of responsibility to the British Empire. Canada  has not shirked that responsibility.  She is not fighting .because she loves  war and enjoys the daily perusal of  casualty lists. Her griefs are such  that a people less staunch and loyal  would be crushed under their weight.  The war has dealt' heavily with thc  great Dominion. She has given freely the best of her'manhood to thc  British cause���������a sublime spectacle of  unselfishness and devotion to principle.  Pier reward? There must be a reward for such heroic sacrifice. It will  probably come "from thc fact that a  great sorrow binds those who feel it  Why "AnurBc" Is as  INSURANCE  Against Sudden Death.  Before an Insurance Company will-  take a risk on your life the examining  physician will test the urine and report  whether you are a good risk.    When  your kidneys   get   sluggish and clog,-  you suffer from  backache, sick-headache, dizzy spells, or the twinges and  pains   of   lumbago,   rheumatism   and-  gout.    The urine is often cloudy, full  of sediment;  channels often get sore  and sleep is   disturbed two or  three  times a night.    This  is the time you  should consult some physician of wide  experience���������such as Dr. Pie*rce of the  Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute,  Buffalo, N. Y.    Send him 10 cents for  sample package' of his new discovery,  "Anuric."    Write him your symptoms  and send a sample of urine for test.  Experience has taught Dr. Pierce that  I'Anuric" is  the most powerful agent  in dissolving uric  acid, as hot water  melts sugar; besides being absolutely  harmless   it   is   endowed  with   other  properties, for it preserves the kidneys  m _a healthy condition  by thoroughly  cleansing- them.   Being so many times  more active than  lithia, it clears the  heart valves of any sandy substances  which may clog them and checks the  degeneration of the blood-vessels, as  well   as   regulating   blood   pressure.  "Auuric" ia a^ regular insurance and  life-saver for all big meat eaters and those  RussiaWIH Have  Grand Awakening  Peaceful Revolution  Is  Expected  to  do Great Things at Close  of the War'  Travellers coming from Russia, no  matter of what nationality, talk of but  one thing, thc wonderful awakening  of Russia. Americans, in particular,  seem greatly impressed by thc growth  of national spirit in the half-mediaeval  empire and arc most sanguine as to  its future, _  Great as is the awakening already,  all agree that it is nothing to,what  will take place immediately after the  war, -when millions of soldiers return with the new "outlook-upon the  world, new -ideas, and new knowledge of civilized living. Russia, it is  said,--fully expects a revolution after  thc war, but the hope and belief is  that-it will be purely political and unattended -by bloodshed and destruction.  closer and closer together.    The wat i _,u_ 7j77.7"-'i.~i7~"D_-rj."r~"'Iu":"���������"~V  is    a bitter    trial    to  the   .Canadian ' ?h.������ .TeP������������* Wsalta-.in their -joints  spirit, but the trial will leave the Dominion eventually a stronger, greater  country than ever. Canada is suffer^  ing much, but she suffers uncomplainingly and the tempering process ��������� of  affliction, added to the -cohesive influence of a great cause that demands  universal sacrifice on the part of her  sons, will mean a country more glorious "when thc days of trouble are  past. ^  Worms, by the irritation that they  cause in the stomach and intestines,v  deprive infants " of the nourishment  that they should derive "from food,  and mal-nutrition is the- result. Miller's Worm Powders destroy worms  and correct the morbid conditions in  the stomach 'and bowels that are favorable to worms, so that thc full nutriment "of the child is assured 'and  developriient in" every way encouraged. ".'      .,.'"-- _.    -  Ask the druggist for "Anuric" put up  .by Dr. Pierce, in 50-cent packages.  STRENGTH AND BEAUTY  Increasing Storage Capacity  More Elevators Are Being Built to  Handle the Western Crops  The Grain Growers' Grain Co,, a  farmers' organization wdiose activities extend over the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba,  has let the contract for thc erection  of a new storage elevator at Fort  William, with a 300,000 bushel capacity.- Fort William- already has 19  elevators, with a total storage capacity of 26,940,000 bushels, of which  two elevators already belong "to or  are leased by/ the Grain Growers'  Grain  Company.  __ The Saskatchewan' Co-operative  Elevator Company, another farmers'  organization, intends building this  year as many as possible of the 30  new elevators which it has had in  contemplation for some time past,  one of which is a terminal elevator  of 2,500,000 bushels capacity, and for  which it expects to have sufficient  liquid capital lo pay out of its own  funds _ without borrowing. Three  large interior terminal elevators were  completed by thc Canadian Government last summer, at Calgary, Saskatoon and Moose Jaw, with a capacity of 2,500,000 bushels in thc first  case and 3,500,000 bushels each in  the other two. A certain amount of  last year's crop was handled 'at. these  three points. This year, however,  will see that amount greatly augmented.  A new feature will mark the handling of the 1916 Western Canadian  grain crop. Anticipating the westward movement of grain   to the Pa  Constipation  Is Growing Smaller Every Day.  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS are  responsible���������they not  only givs relief���������>  they permanently  cure Constipation.    Mil������ "  lions use  them for  B.lioas-'  ness, Indigestion, Sick Headache, Sallow Skin.  , Small Pill, Small Doie, Small Price.  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Russian Jews-To Be -        ~  Reci uited in Great Britain  Side Jobs Barred  Minard's    Liniment  where.  for sale   every-  Forests in Warfare  Theie is mote Catarili in tit is section of  -ic country than all other diseases put to-  fetliei, and for years it was supposed to be  licuiable. Doctors prescribed local lemedies,  |nd by constantly failing- lo cure with local  Teatii'ent, pronounced it incurable. Catarrh  local disease, greatly influenced by con-  jtitutional conditions and tlieiefoie requires  Constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh  Jure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co.,  I'oledo. Ohio, is a constitutional remedy, is  Eikeii internally and acts through the Blood  In the Mucous Surfaces of the System. One  tlundred Dollars leward is offered for any  rase that Hall's Catanh Cure fails to cuie.  fend  for circulars  and  testimonials.  V.  J.   CHENEY  &.  CO.,  Toledo,   Ohio.  Sold by   Druggists,  75c.  Still Bleeding: Belgium  Vhole of This  Unhappy Country in  Bondage to the Hun ~~  Tlie  forcible   removal   out   of   their  ;ountry  of nearly ten  thousand  Belgians by the German authorities, prc-  uniably   to   be   placed   on      German  farms lo  aid in harvesting tlie crops,  s  only another  instance of  how  the  iCaiser is  deliberately    bleeding    the  :onquered  country.  The whole coun-  ry,  indeed, is physically, if not tecli-  lically, in   bondage to  the Hun.    Its  abor-and  capital are  subject  to  any  ^requisition   the  hated  foreign  author-  ty   that -sits  at   Brussels   chooses   to  make.    Belgians may not be conipcll-  d actually to take arms against their  [own  countrymen and  the soldiers  of  the Allies,  on  the trench border, but  Ihcy arc  forced   to  do  military  work  behind  the   lines.    The   draft  of   ten  thousand, for agricultural labor .with-  in German territory attracts attention  because of its size.    But the draining  of  the working  population  to  release  Germans   for the army has  bcen  going on for  some time. ,  Worms feed upon the vitality of  'children and endanger their lives. A  (Simple and effective cure, is Mother  Graves'  Worm   Exterminator.  Belgium's   Princess  ��������� Little Princess Marie, the beautiful  jtcn-ycar-old daughter of the King of  the Belgians, haj gone to learn the  three "R's" at a convent on the east  ^oast���������to be morc explicit, in Essex,  jvvherc other daughters of Belgian refugees are getting their education.  fShc is a jolly little creature, and  Something of a tomboy. She is the  ^Constant companion of her two  [brothers, Prince Leopold and Prince  [Charles when .they are at home.  They  Got  Slapped for  It  You're   sweet   enough   to   cal,".said  lie,  As on the porch they sat.  The Skecters think I am," said she,  They're  giving proof of  that."  .'''"hcre.are scallcred in all parts of  France .700,000 persons waiting to re-  ijgn to their native towns in Picardy  tail'Artois:  W,     N,     Ur     1123  Many  Uses  of Wood  and  Brush in  Modern Fighting  Commanders in France arc taking  full advantage of the wooded stale of  the country over which fighting is  taking place, and forests are playing an important part in various  strategical moves. Fierce fights for  forests arc of frequent occurrence,  as such positions arc a decided advantage to the army having possession of them. They offer a serious  obstacle to the advance of the enemy, for troops cannot march, neither can artillery be rapidly transported through dense woods. What roads  are available can also be simply  blocked by a few fallen trees. The  latter tactics are especially effective  for  covering  up  retreats.  Many batteries arc now secreted  in woods, away from the prying eyes  of aerial scouts. The guns arc placed in clearings and Ihcy send out  shells in an upward direction, through  holes in the foliage above. An army  possessing, a wood is, in fact, in as  hapny a position as if Ihcy were  safely ensconced in a steel fort. They  canccntrale a destructive fire on an  approaching enemy, and, being practically invisible, Ihey are safe from a  serious counter-attack. The only effective way of dislodging an army  from a wood is lo fire it, and burn the  soldiers out. This is seldom done,  however, as a hostile army covets  the wood for its own purposes, and  is not likely lo destroy these fortifications   of  nature.  In the present war forests are  proving" invaluable as a means of  concealing troops from air scouts.  Infantry, cavalry and artillery can be  secreted in their thousands in forests, and if the trees cover a long  stretch of country the troops can advance to points of vantage safe from  immediate attack or ^discovery by  iand or air scouts. Trees arc also  useful in providing wood for fuel and  construction purposes. Modern armies carry with them motor workshops where rough wood can be sawn  and cut into planks, and huts can  thus be constructed and wood for  aeroplanes   provided.  There Are Large Numbers of Them  Who Escaped Service in Their  Own Country  A middle way has been found toward solution of the problem of what  to do with many thousands"of Russian and Polish Jews who are living  in Britain, having escaped military service in the Czar's army, and  not coming under the British conscription laws. In London, Manchester, Liverpool and othcr big cities,  whole colonies of these exist, a large  proportion of them of military age,  who naturally came to be regarded  with no favorable eye by their English neighbors, whose men were engaged in war work.  After some agitation, the government proposed to enact a law whereby Russian Jews of military age  would be forced to enlist in the British army under thc threat of being  sent back lo Russia, where _ they  would be liable to heavy penalties as  defaulters from military service. This  project aroused a storm of disapproval, though ably defended by Sir  Herbert Samuel.  Sir Herbert, while not withdrawing  the original proposals, has now hit  on a compromise. Reason and persuasion arc to be substituted for force  and threatening. A responsible committee of leading Russian Jews,    Sir  Civil Servants Will Have to Stick to  Regular Employment  It is understood that the minister  of finance is about to issue an order  which will put. a stop to the practice  common-.among -civil -servants "of" doling.-little side-jobs during their "spare  time in order to earn extra, money.  The-reason for this step,, it is pointed, .out, is- because rat this particular  time, when the government- is employing large numbers - of extra-  clerks, the-civil servants should'concentrate their minds entirely on the  work which the government is paying   them to do.  As a result of the growing shortage  of labor of every kind, the regulations governing the maximum age  of candidates for, admission to the  civil service have bcen dropped. An  order-in-council has been passed to  the effect that during the continuance of the war a candidate for examination and appointment to thc  civil 'service will not be ineligible  by reason of the fact that his age is  greater than 35 years.  The Cause of Appendicitis  Now Definitely Known  The commonest cause of appendicitis is constication. Every doctor  says so. When you require physic,  don't .use a cheap drastic pill���������get  Dr. Hamilton's Pills, which are made  from the private formula of ore of  thc greatest physicians. Dr. Hamilton'-! Pills strengthen the stomach,  regulate the bowels and prevent any  tendency to appendicitis. In one day  you feel the tremendous benefit of Dr.  Hamilton's Pills. By purifying the  blood and cleansing the system they  prevent headaches, lift depression and  Panama Canal, the Dominion Gov  ernment has erected a large elevator  al Vancouver, B.C., through which it  is not idlelo suppose a proportion of  the grain shipments destined for Europe will this year pass. This new  elevator has just been taken off the  contractors' hands by thc Dominion  Grain Commission.  At the end of April, 1915, the total  elevator capacity of Western Canada,  according to the joint tariff published bv the Canadian railways, was  148,435,000 bushels. With the additions made that are referred to above  and o I hers that have not been ^announced, it is" safe 'to assume that  this -year the elevators . of .Western  Canada l;>'will be capable of storing  155,000,000 bushels." "The'flour mill--  ing capacity -of the country in-.the  summer of 1915 was 59,000 -barrels  per day'and a corresponding increase  in "this-direction is also-to-be looked"  for.  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What God hath joined together let no man put asunder."  tdrive away weariness. No medicine  Herbert announces, has been formed'so successful as Dr. Hamilton's Pills,  which will  conduct an active recruit- _ Sold   everywhere   in   25c   boxes,   with  ing campaign in London and othcr  centres among the foreign Jewish  people and definite inducements will  be held out to them voluntarily to  enlist. There is thc idea of forming  a   special  Jewish  corps.  "J hear that you called on your  girl's father last night. How did he  take  your  suit?"  "By" the collar."���������Boston Transcript.  The Skirl of the Bagpipes  During an attack on a village, two  lieutenants, a sergeant and a piper  of thc Argyll and Sutherland - Highlanders got detached from the main  advance in the smoke and darkness  and lost their way. They presently  found that they were in the ruined  main street of the village, that their  battalion had entered at the othcr  end and were  bombing a  large parly weeks  yellow  cover;  get  the genuine.  Green Soldiers  Does everybody understand about  green soldiers?  Most persons do. But some don't  and should be told thai a soldier lo  be fit to use should be an athlete in  the top of training. He should not  only have learned drill, the use of  weapons, the care of himself in camp  and all that, but should have so hardened and developed his body by exercise that it can stand long and severe exertion without injury. In  training a hunter they begin by giving him long walks.    It takes several  All Night with Asthma. Everyone  knows how attacks of asthma often  keep their victim awake the whole  night long. Morning finds him  wholly unfitted for a day of business,  and yet, business must still be carried  through. All this night suffering and  lack of rest can be avoided by the  prompt use of Dr. J. D. Kcllogg's  Asthma Remedy, which positively  does drive away thc attacks.  The "Back  Number"  A merchant who fails to use newspaper advertising is termed a "back  number" by Henry C. Brown, advertising manager for tc Victor Talking  Machine Company. Hc cites interesting instances of firms who would not  part with the ownership of their  trade-marks  for  millions  of  dollars.  It lies within the pow.er of any  dealer lo mount to great heights as  a captain of industry if he will use  newspaper advertising judiciously,  he declared.���������Kingston Whig.  figs.  BOOK  OjV  /ffiKS������$  DOG DISEASES  ij$r^  And Ho.wto Feed  - Amu ilea's  - Planter  Dfl������ Renestes  Mallad free to any address  by  . the -Author  H. CLAY GLOVER CO., Inc.  118 West 31 it Street, New York  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND'CUPTS  Something better than linen and bin; laundry  bills. Wash it with soap and water All  stores or direct. State style and size.' For  25c. we will mail you.  THK ARLINGTON COMPANY OF  CANADA. Limited  CS Fra������������r Arenas. Toronto, Ontarl*  He Got His Interview  The quick wit of a travelling salesman was severely tested one day. Hc  sent in his card to thc manager of a  large concern, whose inner office was  separated from the waiting room by  a   glaas     partition. .   When   thc   boy  of the enemy towards them. The  sergeant was-carrying bombs, with  which he attacked the enemy in the  rear, the lieutenants firing their revolvers. "Eh!" cried the piper,  "but our lads will be taking us for  Bodies, too," to obviate which he  struck up the regimental, skirl and  kept it up until the cheering Scots  had routed the enemy.  to  gel   even--   an   experienced  handed  the card  to the manager thc  i their muscles to .new exercises.    Even  Searchlights     at  Gibraltar     arc  so J their  minds  have  to  be adjusted.    A  powerful   that   the   whole   passage   to isoft,  new  soldier is  a  military  baby.  horse so he cm go fast and far across  country.  In  training    college boys for -fool-  ball or rowing,  the preliminary exercises  last   for   weeks.       And  for   untrained   boys  boat  races  and   football   sec him, the salesman told thc boy to  are dangerous. go  back  and get  his  card.  So are military exertions danger- The boy returned with a nickel and  ous to untrained soldiers. Their bod- the. message that thc card was torn  ies     must  get     used   to  a   new  diet;   up.     Giving    him  another     card,  the  salesman saw him impatiently tear  the card in two and throw it in his  waste basket.  -When the youngster returned with  thc message that his chief would not  thc     African     coast  through the night.  is     visible  all Uic needs a nurse.-  I York).  -From Life (New  Safety  First  Campaign Initiated to Prevent Reckless Driving Over Eailway  Crossings  The   tragic  frequency  of  collisions  between    automobiles     and     railway  trains at  railway crossings     is  being  dealt with boldly by the Long Island  Railway, which has initiated a  striking- poster - campaign    showing    thc  recklessness     with    which   motorists  ignore all danger signs,   not   only at  their own risk, but" often at thc cost  of many other lives. "Jail Might Stop  Them���������Wc Can't," is one particularly  vivid picture  showing a touring auto  with brilliant headlights dashing past  a signal in front of a passenger train.  Automobile associations  all  over  thc  country arc being appealed to in the  hope that a concerted  effort may be  made to stop this reckless practice of  speeding over grade crossings.    Canadian   automobile   associations   might  well take this lesson from thc United  States,  as  accidents     of    a     similar  nature    in this    country    are by    no  means   rare.    A   train     moves   faster  than the motorist may calculate.   Another  poster    has   the   caption,   "We  Can't Stop the Horses," and shows a  driver asleep with his team about  to  run  through  the gales.  Grounds for Divorce  Mrs.  Newly-wed  (weeping): "Hcn������  ry,  I  am  sure  I  have grounds  for a  divorce!    I am positive that you have  deceived  me!"  Mr.    Newlv-wed:  "What    in    tin  man said coolly:  "Go back and tell your boss that I  sell  two  cards   for  five  cents." _  Hc got  his interview and  sold his pocket this morning to���������to buy some  goods. (new ribbons for your typewriter!"  world  do  you  mean? .   What  have  I  done to arouse such a suspicion?"  Mrs. Newly-wed (weeping harder):  ''I���������1  saw    a  memorandum    in  your  ,1 -;0fi?__:  :S  . .    -, "'VJ  - \������r  , ." AH,  ' 7     ���������>.. tfei  --" ,    -A-MS-  - U-<:  ���������*������ ' THE *   GAZETTE,      HEDLEY,      B.      C.  :f  ii  &  ft  "The Big Store''  General  Merchants  KEREMEOS, B. C.  SING LEE  Laundry, Contracting of all  kinds, Ditch digging, Wood  Sawing, Clearing ' lana, Cooking and all kinds of Chinese  Labor.  1 "Keremeos, B.C.  Cbe 1Mlle$  and  Similkameen Advertiser.  Subscriptions in Advance  Per Year S--W  "   (United States)  'A50  Advertising Rates  Measurement. IV! lines to thc ineli.  Transient Advertisements���������not exceeding one  inch, Sl.M for one insertion. 2.~> cont-s for  cneh subsequent insertion. Over one inch.  12 ccntH pet- line for first insertion and S  cents per line for each subsequent insertion.  Tra������Rient������:piiyable in advance.  Contract Advertisements���������One ini-.h ])oi- month  $1.25; over 1 inch and up to 1 inches, ������1.00 ;  per inch per month. To constant advertisers  taking larger space than  four inches, on |  application, rates will bo given of reduced |  charges, based on si/.o of space and length  of time. '   ���������  Certificate of Improvements ,.- ��������� .������10.00  (Where more than one claim appears  in  notice,   ?2.."i0 for each additional    -  claim.)  Jas. W. Gkiish' Publisher.  the   fund,   while    some   other  places average about $12.  We have received a long lel-  ier from the Khaki League o!  of Montreal telling us. anion:'  other things, how to receive (!:���������  returning soldiers. Thank  We believe thc people of !���������$. C.  are not wantingyn appreciation  of the work done by our boys  at thc front. British Columbia  will do her share in honoring  those who are spared to return  and in helping them in every  possible wny.  Letter to Mrs. Robertson.  The following letter was received by Mrs. Wm. liobertson  from Roy. Percivnl M. Despivs,  a chaplain at .\'o. 13 Stationary  Hospital, Houlogne;  My Dear Mrs. Robertson.���������  Probably you will already havo  heard of thc death of your  brother, Corporal Henderson,  which occurred this hospital on  the'28th September.  It was a great grief to me to  learn that "he had passed away  so suddenly, for during my visits  to him T had no idea, that there  was any such imminent danger.  J Lis body was laid to rest this  Sunday morning in our military  cemotary here, and from the  beginning riglit last note of thc.  bugle's "last post" everything  was conducted in a manner  which would haVe pleased you.  Full military honors wore given  your brother who lies amidst  his brethern who havo also  made the great sacrifice for the  the same noble cause. A cross  will be erected over the grave  which is amidst quiet surround  ings far remoyed from thc  shriek of thc shell.  T  E23E3  &*. iLbaJt a;.;v .-tajs-^aasg^^g^^^  Simply a little rub with a cloth keeps the highly burnished cooking top always glistening, dustless clean, without blacking; in four pieces it cannot warp or bulge.  It won't be hard to decide what range you want in your  kitchen after I show you the Kootenay's special features  Sold by Hedley Trading Co., Ltd.  MONTHLY REPORT  'Hedley, B. C. Oct. 2G, 101C>.  " He who does me once, shame on him;  He who does me twice, shame on me."  There are so many patriotic  societies organized, or being  organized, that it will soon be  necessary for the fedeial government to appoint a staff of  inspectors to investigate the  working's of these societies Sir  Herbert Ames, in one of his  western speeches, used tbe argument against direct taxation  for patriotic purposes, that it  would bo unfair to tax those  who are now fighting after they  return. But that is just what  the government is now doing,  and must continue to do. The  loans for the war run for periods  of twenty years and upwards.  JSTot only the returned soldiers  will be taxed, but their children, their graiid clnldren and  their great grand children, will  have to bear their share of the  expense of this great war. The  different patriotiojbic societies  have done splendid work, and  the people as a whole have responded nobly to the call for  funds, but when the war is over  the i*evenues of these societies <  will stop. The government;  should be prepared  to continue I  Hddley Patriotic Fund Committee  The Hedley Patriotic Funds  committee submit the following  report covering collectionsmade  for thc month of Aug. ff your  name docs not appear your  subscription has not been received during the month. Tn  some cases subscriptions are  paid in advance and have previously bcen acknowledged. If  you are in arrears please hand q. (I. Johnson...  your subscription to thc Treasurer. Collections made as per  list, month of Aug., $905.25. Of  this amount $157.75 was subscribed for the Hedley Enlisted  Men's Fund. The .balance,  $7-17.50, was subscribed for the  Canadian Patriotic Fund.  Following will show the  amounts remitted to the Canadian Patriotic Fund:  H. (Mine   .1. Hardinan   'I. K. Burrus   M. McLeod   Geo.  Walker   H. L. .hint's   A.  F. Loonier   A. J. King   A.  Ilea in   F. lii-ntli'.v... .'.   lid. Hossack   A. V/. Harper   .[. finalo   .1. .Isimk'Min   \V.   Knowles-   \Y. XV.  Mc Dm i_j.nl I....  .1. Donnelly   T. Jj. Terry   Leo Blown   0. K McClui-e.'.'   I). Curry   XV. Robertson   Jos. Wliyto   F. Dceario   O. Henderson      R. Anderson   A. Appleton   A. Ross   N. Sloeliis-hin   T. Bysoiith..'....   L. Rasso...."   J. 11. Hi-own."   E. Berg   .1. Ooulthard   Joe DeGrcgerin   .1. Grieve........   J. G.-ilit/jky   M. Gillis   R. Humbly   .1. A. Holland   .1. Hancock      .1.  Hossack   P. Johnson   S. Johns   P. It. Johnson.  January. U)1G.. . .  .      597 00  February, 191(5...  .      772 00  March, 1910     752 75  April, 191C... ...  .   , 747 50  May,. 19.1G........  .      747 95  .Tune, 1930.......  .      791 85'  .luly.1910 ".  :      737 15  August, 1910. . .-. .  .      747 50  $0895 45  C. P. Dallon,  See.-Treas.  We  hereby  certify  that   Ave  have  examined  the  books and  accounts of the Hedley Patriotic  Funds  Committee and find the  above statement to be  correct.  H. D. 'Barnes    1 .    -,.;  -Auditors.  F. M. GlUAWIEJ  the work.   Those families being j w  Sampson   kept by voluntary subscriptions j m. l. Gezon  ,   te the Patriotic Fund must con- j Friend   tinue to be  provided for by the j B- w- KmWles   , ...      ,,     ���������       i i A\'ni.   Lonsdale   iirovernment   until    their   litis-  *= . . G. I'j. Prior   bands have secured positions or! A  (._.,_.,,   have  established themselves in j s. L. Smith. ;........ -...._  business." This' will   take   considerable time,  possibly two or  three years in some cases.  During  the. coming session of parliament; it is  hoped  that   this  question will be taken up and  ample  provision  made to take  over and cany on  the work of  the different societies that have  done so much  during  the war.  Taxation by the  government is  the only fair  way  of  carrying  on this work. There are lnimbers  of  working  men   in  B. C. who  a,re   contributing  from  $50   to  $100 a   year   to   the  Patriotic  Fund  alone,   while  others   are  giving a few dollars. This could  be equalized by  taxation.   The  male population of Hedley aver- j T. R. Willey......  ages about $50 '-par annum to'J-��������������� Webster,,.,  i G. K. French   John Smith   P. Murray   P. G. Wright   (J. A. Brown   'V. Zackerson .,, . .  H, Fj.   Hanson... .  W. Mat hew   R. S. Collin   J. XX. WivLli   yV. W. Corrigan..  L. G. Rolls   R. Boyd..   P. Millell...........  H. F. Jones ......  T. .0. Poi'terHi.s...-. .  G.'W. Wii-t-meii..  S. C... Knowles   E. H. Simpson ....  T.. Henderson.'   H. T. Rainbow...-.  G. Knowles   G. Stevens   191(3."  $ 5.00  5.00  S.00  5.00  10.00  5.00  5.00  5.00  :i.5()  ���������1.50  0.00  ���������1.00  4.50  ���������-i-.no  -1.00  -1,00  5.00  -1.00  ���������1,50  3.75  :V75  3.75  5.00  ' 1.50  4,50  4.00  4.00  4.00  4.50  5.00  4.75  ���������1.00  I j.  Johns   C). Lindgren   L. S. jMoni.-on   11. H. Messinger   XV. Mitchell   G. Malin     J. Martin   A. Nicholson   K. O. Peterson   G. Pridoaux   Fred Peai'ce   A. Rawnsley   B. Rescru-e   Geo. Ransom   AV. Ray   C. Ranse., "   J. Roden   J. Snell.   Ole Sci'eenes   W. J. Stewait .....:   Swan Sweedling.    .7,.  C. A". Selquist... ... ..  (Jasper Steen   XV. XV. Savage   A. XV. Vance   J. Williamson   D. Wei-i-y.;......    Fk.  Wyberg   F G Ghapman   F- Carlson   S Dogadin..    C K Eiicson   VV. T. Grieves   A. Nyborg       3.50  W. Trezona       4.00  T Baird.       2.00  K Jackson       4,00  G   Olson y.00  4.00  4.00  4.00  -1.50  3.75  3.50  3.75  4.00  4.00  3.50  3.50  ' 3.50  3.50  1.00  5.00  3.50  3.75  3.50  3.50  3.75  3.50  3.75  3.50  3.50  3.50  ���������1.00  3.50  1.50  3.50  4.00  3.50  1.00  1.0!)  4.00  4.00  4.25  4.00  -1.25  4.00  5.00  -1.00  3.50  ���������1.00  5.00  3.50  4.00  1.00  4.00  5.50  4.00  3.50  4.00  4.00  2.00  5.00  10.00  3.50  4.00  ���������1.00  4.00  4.00  4.75  2.75  4.00  5.00  5.75  3.50  3.50  3.50  3.50  4.75  8.-50  2.00  2.50  3.50  4.00  3.50  ���������1,00  4,00  C. P. Billion'.   A. T. Hoi-swell....  F, M. Gillespie....  A. Winkler   J. Jackson   T. 11.  Rotherham.  \V. T. Butler   O. Barniim....-.-..  (J. MeR-iclircn....  Mjss Roche ........  J. 1). Brass   R. J. I3dmond   I<\ H. French   W. A. McLean....  Jas.  Stewart   Miss L.  R-eale   John jUairliol'er...  Mi.-s 10. Glare   James Clarke   James Ci itchlev...  The Dalv Reduction Co     200.00  R. J. Coriigan   G Lyon, July-August.  F ,Lyon   A. J. MeGiiibon   Friend   Miss- M Ueale   E D Boeing   J Murdoch   4.00  10.00  3,00  2.50  5.00  2.00  5.00  1.00  from  batt.  J Brown  3.50  J McCaulay  4,00  Joe Gerules  4.00  0 T Norman  3.50  G R.A.llcn,,',..,.  4.50  A Anderson  3.50  15 S.tillion.,-  2.00  J Thomas....,:'.......... .....7   '-LOO  A-Amey.  .���������  2.00  L Barlow   3.50  J Ed wards,, ,,.,  3.50  Otto Johneon., :...... :,  4.00  (! Leal'... 1.75  A Leslie  2.00  T D Movi-ison  1.70  T. Olson ...., ,....,, 1.7.5  A Olson... !  2.00  F Peterson  1,75  G Peteison   ��������� ;  4.00  W Rush ������������������������������������������������������     3.50  T F Rouse .'  4.00  W Snyder  4.00  W Wilts....,...;'  4,00  l-llSntti'lY���������TOWN   LIST.  XV. J.Cormack  $ 3.50  J. K, Fraser..  "5.00  G. P. Jones. .1...............'._'.      20.00.  Miss A McKiiinom  ...7'.  2.00  Rev R AV'illianis.  2:50  W J Forbes  5.GO.  G. A. Riddle  3 00  .:....  5.00  Hedley RoILof Honor.  Pie.  -S.   J.   N. 'I'Mwards,    killed   in  action.  Pte Ebeni-'/.er \V \rans; died in hospital. . .  L-Corp Blair Mills,  killed in action.  Pie.   Arthur  Coles (Military Gross)  died of wounds.  Corpl   \V n   Henderson,   died  wounds,  in- ii'ii.vxcr and iii-:i.oii:m.  T. Corrigan, H3SI7. C Co, 5llh  R Corrigan, 4l'30(i3,  \V. iMilmer  l-'raine {" "  J Howe, 4I3S10. '��������� "   .  Sig. section.  Sergt A XV Jack, 113S07  L-CorplT C Knowles, 4 13SI9. scout  section     C   Co.   51th   batt.   B   E   F.  AT   ."Martin,   113010    '��������� "   ���������  Rod McDougall, 443S52,  Bobbv Robeits'on, 113001,  E.l  Rollierham,  113S11 " sig p.  B A Shubert, 443S50,  J Stapleton  L-CoiplLC Chiistiannin, 43210, M G  sec, 15th batt, 3rd laigade, B F l\  J Coriigan. 75013, 2i)th ball, (Ith brigade.  F J A Dollenioie, No 2 Coy, 2nd (Jan  Fngineers.  Dan Doll-.-Miiore, same.  ArLhur Freeman, 430237, lOlh bait,  2nd brigade.  "L-Corpl M H L Jacombs, 10733S, 2nd  C MR, B Squad, 2nd Div.  ij-Coi-pl W Liddicoat, 7t'h. bat't, 2nd  Brigade. .     _  Corpl M J Meher. 443SO.S. No 1 TO.'  1st R C Engineers. .      ,���������  Sergfc War Tucker, 759207 M C Sec,  6th Infantry brigade. 2nd Can Div.  All the foregoing should be addressed  B.'E. F., Franco.  IN   ENGLAND.  Driver C Saunders, 43SS1, C Batt, 1)  Sub 150, Brigade Army P O, London,  wounded.  T Calvert, 99 Chart R D, Folkstone,  Kent, Army P O London.  Lieut A E Deninan, R G A, IL-irwick  Essex, Eng.  Homer McLean, 707125, Trans m>c.  103rd batt, Army P O, London.  Win iMcAlphine, 7S3ISS, No 1 Coy,  102nd ball, O E F, Army PO, London.  N Pickard. A Coy 11th C M R, (' K  F, Army P O, London.  A  B  S   Stanley,  532703,   13lh   Can..  Field Ambulance. Army V'-Q, London.  ' in CANADA:     ���������.-;.������������������-   ���������������������������-'.���������  \V R Burrows, 0S.S200, 172nd halt,  C E F, Vernon, B (!.  Dan Devilne, Edge.wood, B ^C.  J Donovan, (ith Field Engineers.  L-Corpl W R ,Rescorl,".931 KJS: 2251h  ball, D'Coy, Vernon. '  J Casy,���������(ith Field lingineers, .-Val-  cartier, PQ. "7  DyjiiciM*; S'p'r-kxi,vvn.        -7-.  J Stapleton.  Ger Boxall.  EDLEY GAZETTE-  JOB DEPARTMENT  "������������������""mWlhJMJIIllMIU  WHEN YOU ARE IN NEED OF-  Xcttoi'l leads  Billheads.  F.  nvclopes  Statonieiifs-  McaLTickcUs  Milk Tickets  Ball Programs  Posters  TRY  US =  Dodgers, Dates   v  .Circulars " : .  Invitations  Business Cards  Bills of Faro  Memo Heads  .Butter Wrappers  ji       Visiting Cards  WE GIVE SATISFACTION  PftlNTING  PftPER-ftflNGING  KALS0MIN1NG  TERMS.MODERflTE     '  DALY AVE.  flEDLEY.B.G.  The NiGRei Plate I  Barbershop  SflriSFnGTORY, SflNITflRY  TONSORIflL SERVIGE.  This shop it eqiiijipecl with  Raths and all the . latest  Electrical   Appliances.  4  ]  Fred'Reck."  J Ritchie. .   :  J McCliiitock, ���������  J TN Heppi-r. .  The secrctai'-y Hedley Patiimic  Funds committee will be glad to learn  of the )niss]iig .addresses or .to. make  c.oi l-ectiun of any  errors or oniissiens.  DR. J. L. MASTERS  DENTIST.  OFFICE IN COVERT BLOCK.  Oroville, Wash  W.T. BUTLER,  -  Prop. I]  NOTICE.  Ijir|iioi"Acl,'J'.lli|, ��������� \  Xolico i-i hereby fe'ivon that, on the lirsl il|  ot December ucxt.Juppliwvtion will bo iiiuile _  the Suppi-intendQiit of I'rovinuial Police for if  neu-nl of the hotel licence to sell liqiini-  i-etii.il in the pi-eii|isc's known .n.s the (Inldl  (lute Motel, situate at Kali-view in thel'ioviill  of tSi'ilUli Coltiiublii. .    ,1. iM.L"\ll(l.fl  Uiited this 7lh (lay ofOctnbiU', 11)1(1.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  1 j 1  quor Ael,  1910.  Notice is hereby .given ihat, oil lhe  first day of Oeeeinber nexl, application  will be made to the Supei-inieiideiil of  ProvinciaJ rolice for" i-enowiil of the hoU-1  licence to'sell lieiuor liy relail in lln-  hotel known ,'is lhe Keremeos Hotel,  situate'in Kereineos. in lhe Province of  British Columbia. -: (Mks) A. I*. Kirbv.  Dated Ihis.Sth day of October, 1916.  Liquor Act, 1910.  Nolice i.s hereby given that, on l\  first day of December next, appllcaliol'  will be made I'o the Superintendent ej  Provincial Police for renewal of the hot.*.  licence lo sell liquor by relail in t:h  hotel known as !he Grand Union hole  situate in Medley, in the Province <  fii-iii.sh Columbia.       Anton Wi.vki.kk  Dated (bis 5th clay of October, 1916.  60   YEARS  EXPERIENCE  5>������������ H. D. Barnes.  NOTICE.  ���������   -Liquor Act, 1910..  Notice :is hereby given tha.(, on-the first  day of-December next, application will be  made to tlie Sup;eriiitendent of Provincial  Poli'cc for-rci]e\v<il of tlie .hotel licence to  sell liquor by retail in the hotel known nn  the Alexandra' Holel, situate in Okanagan Falls, in I ho _ Province . of Rritish  Columbia. ~ Aknott & '-Mink.  Dated ihis 6th day of October, 1916.  Trade Markf  . De-signs  Copyrights &c  ' Anyone Bending iialtelnh nnddeserlptlon niaj-  jnlckly nscortaiii our opinion freo whether w  , ln*ention la p-obnbly pntcntublo. Comraunlcii.  -tlonsstrSetly.eonllfloiitlal. HANDBOOK onPatonct  iont, froo.- Oldoat nijoncy for securing patents.  ��������� Pntonta. taken tbroiiKii: Mudn & Co. reoolre  ���������::ivclal notice, wltlioiJi; chnrKO, In f.he   . "  SeSeiitlf jc Mmirkmi,  A hnndaomely lllnstraterl weekly, f.nrjcst'clf  oiilntioti of ������ny Hiitentlllo.journal. Terms, SH i,  ronrifour months, $1.  8olctbyall nowi>ilenlcr:>..  Si Co.36,Brcadw^New Yofff  Branch Oder. 6% V St., Waahlucton D. C.  NOTICE.  Liquor Act,  1910. _|  Notice is hereby given that, on the firsl  day   of December   next,  application wist!  be made to  the Superinteiulent of Provinf  cial Pnlice for renewal of the hotel licenci*  to sell lieiuor by retail in the hotel know.g&  as the Central Holel, situate at KereineoM  Center in the Province   of British Cohim^l  ,ji;i- Lhslie HrrcHiNcs.'  Dated this 5th day of October, 1916.     'M  NOTICE.  lhe'  Liquor Act, 1910.,  Notice is hereby given , that, on  first (lay of December next, application^  will be made to the Superintcndent'ot  Provincial Police for renewal of u1c |10ll,|  licence to sell liquor Oy relail in the,'  hotel known as the Great Northern hc"^  situate in Hedley, in .flic IYovii-ec o^  Hritish Columbia. John Jackson.  Dated this 5th 'day or October, 1916.  ������������������������������������'-���������. ������������������:'( ->::<y:' ������������������:������������������: 't  sa


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