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Vol.   XXIV.
No. 51
Make Home Attractive
Substantial Furniture, Artistic
Pictures, Soft Carpets,
and Elegant Crockery
Plenty of Oils, Harware and Tinware In stock
MAIL ORDERS solicited from all points
of the Compass
New location���Russell-Law Caulfield Building
PHONE 28 2C        GREENWOOD, B. C.
The NEW REGULATIONS of the Canada Food Board
Are Now In Force
Auction Sale
Horse, , Cattle    and   General
Auction will be held at
Riverside, Rock Creek, B.C.
Outside buyers will be present
Ranchers, and others having Cattle.
Horses, Chickens, &c-. Farm Implements or other goods For Sale are
requested to notify at once,
Around Home
Greenwood Central School
June Promotion List
Let Me   Supply   You   With   Your
CANADA  FOOD  BOARD  LICENSE  Nos.   5-791   and  9-260
B Canada Food Board License No, 8-6251      / ^3
B        The   Food   Board   Asks   You   to   Save 3
"52--We. carry a moSComplete stock of other "Cereals ~3
Life,  Fire, Health and
Real Estate, Ranches and
Mining Brokers
Charles King
New Summer Clothing,
Boots and Shoes, Etc.
The best Groceries in the country
MIDWAY      -      -     B.C.
B We specialize in TEA and COFFEE inpkge or bulk =2
I    L&E <& BRYAN     I
Maciste in the "WARRIOR"
Saturday. July 6th.      DOROTHY DALTON
f-'even Reels.       Don't fail to see this one, as it is an extra special subject
(Double Show)  Wednesday, July 10th
CHARLIE CHAPLIN and another special feature
20 cts each 3 for 50 cents
Box of 25 for $3.75
An Excellent Birthday Gift
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co:
of Canada, Limited
Offices, Smelting and Refining Department
Phone 45   .
P. fl. Box 574
Christian Science service will be held
in the MKLLOR BLOCK on Sunday at n
a.m. All welcome. Every Wednesday
at 8 p. 111., testimonial meetings will be
held in the same block. Sunday School
every Sunday morning.
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Agents for Chevrolet, Dodge, Hudson,
Chalmers, Cadillac cars, and Republic
truck motors. Garage iu connection
C.V.O.. U.D., D.C.L, President
SIR JOHN AIRD. General Manager:.
H. V. F. JONES. Asi't. Goi'L Mincer
Capital Paid Up. $15,000,000. xf Reserve Fund, . $13,500,000
Every effort is made to provide the bank-
;";C:7*ri&.-'setyic^;} requii^d by miners.   A      ;
current accpunt facilitates the
x}xX handling"^of^liu3lness:t-r^. ?���:;
X.XxX H. C. XUCAS, Manager v;:V   -
Wantkd.���At once. Girl for
general hou-rework. Good wages.
Apply to Mrs. J. V. Mills.
Fok Sale.���A hardware store
in a live town, address The
Ledge, Greenwood.
. ..Fok. Sale.���In New Denver., a
six-roomed house, other buildings, six lots, and an orchard of
35 bearing: trees. The ..location
is; extremely desirable. For- a
quick"sale,,S1000 takes this great
-bargain.yxiAddress The Ledge,
Green wood,- for more comprehensive^ formation, ;7:^_;^;j: a ^^
^:;FoKi;.:SAi.E:' Xi; -At .the ^Sister's
Hospital:/this ^.weeki 1 grange;
tables, Huolcum :and.manj:useful
household; articles;;-/;We '-would
consider it a favorJfor7 tbose;who
wish to buy goods- to cal 1 as. soon
' as. possible;7 '��� 'The-;.Sisters.;'";-x
Up the ereek the hay crop will
be light.
Prinqeton coal is in much demand at the coost.
Jim Adams is night clerk at
the Windsor Hotel.
The Sacred Heart . Hospital
will close this month.
George Heathertoa is working
at the Providence mine.
The Mother Lode mine took a
rest Sunday and Monday.
Come"and hear the new records
at Goodeve's Drug Store.
The Windsor Buffet serves Curlew ice-cream every day.
Tom Hennessey is in the hospital with bronchial trouble.
Quite a number of Molson people visited Greenwood this week.
Big Rory McLeod was in town
this  week   from  the  Okauagan.
Tom    Gunderson    is   twisting
wheels on the Mother Lode train.
Mr.   Donaldson   caught   a  16
pound trout  iu  Loon  lake   Kst
Dell Young of Princeton has
sold his wool crop for 65 cents a
Clearing Sale of Insertion^
Laces and Allover Laces. G. 'A.
Rendell. ^ -
Seventy-five new records just
in at Goodeve's Drugstore. Come
and hear them.
Many citizens of Greenwood
celebrated Dominion Day by fishing in the creek.
Good advertising has saved
many a town ahd district from
an early death.
Miss C. Mclutosh has returned
home from attending High
School at Kelowna.
Bert d Wiele has been appointed fire warden, for the district between Eholt and Midway.
Miss M. McArthur has returned from Nelson to spend the
holidays at her home here.
A Mexican will be tried in
Princeton for stealing several
articles from W. S. Garrison.
D. R. McElmon, Greenwood.
Watchmaker and Jeweler, Goggles and auto glasses on hand.
See our White Piques, Middy
Cloths and Chambrays. G. A.
When in Nelson and thirsty,
call on Ralph Nordenson,
(Greven) at the Nelson Hotel
Mrs. P. H. McCurrach and two
sons returned from Vancouver on
Tuesday, where they have beeu
on a vacation for several weeks1
Hank Leonard has gone to
Vancouyer, and expects to get a
job breaking on the British tanks
in France.
Jim Drum and Hughie McGill-
vray were in town on Sunday.
They are at the front going
under the top of Wallace Mountain.
Billie    Currie,     formerly    of
Greenwood has received  his honorable discharge  from tbe  army,
and,is working in  a  Vancouver-
Charles Howse has brought
down his fourth enemy plane in
France. At one time he drove
the first auto for the B. .'C. Copper Co. iii Greenwood.
Mr. aud Mrs. J. T. Beattie
and two children, arrived in town
on Monday by, motor from Mel-
fort, Sask., and are the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wood..
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wood arc
again dwellers of Greenwood.
Mr. Wood is managing the Home-
stake mine for a Penticton syndicate. He is procably the oldest
mining manager in B.C.
: Messrs. Muir, Duffy, Smith and
Halcrow, and the Misses Eva
Murray, Ruth Swanson and
Emma; LThomet:;attended the"
dance at Christina "lake on -Monday. Archie Gills7 was?the chaffeur.'-Vv        xiyiiXX ' .;x ,:j; .:..:.Xy ..
Cows and horses, roam/ the
streets day and night without
registering or being interned.
They should be made to show
their food cards, and also explain
why tbey punch holes in the
sidewalks and eat up shade trees.
Promoted from Junior IV. B to
Junior IV. A (Int. IV):
Ruth Anderson,  Rose Westcott,
Roderick Mackintosh, Ethel Park
Promoted from Junior IV. B to
Robert Jenks, Harold Mallrud,
Ivor Potts, Ena Potts, Irene Mcintosh, Sanford Pond, James Lane.
Promoted from Junior IV. A.
(Int. IV) to Entrance:
Daisie Axam.
Proficiency:    Robert Jenks.
Bernice  McKay,
and     Regularity:
I Western Float
Daisie Axam.
R. B.
The tax rate in Biairmore is 40
Canada is still the grave of literature.
If you wish to raise dates try
planting a calendar.
Miss Dorothy Blackman died in
Rossland last month.
J. Milligan has leased the Royal
Hotel in Vernon to W. West.
This year the first strawberries
were shipped from Creston on June
15. ->
A tomato weighing 20 ounces
was recently sold in Princeton for
60 cents.
Some banks cut down a man's Kaslo to Lebanon, Pa.
credit when they see him quit ad-
B. C. Mining News
Near Kaslo the Cork-Province
mill is working three ehifts. -
R. R. Hedley is shipping ore
daily from hie mine at Aspen
The resumption of operation in
Long Lake camp would benefit
Several chrome locations have
been made in Wellington Camp,
near Greenwood.
In 141 days at Copper Mountain, the three C's, drove it& lower
tunnel 2900 feet. *
Several carloads a week of manganese ore are being shipped from
division II
Senior II to Junior III B:
Lloyd. Lane, William McLeod,
Alfred Oliver, Ernest Wyder, John
Senior II to Junior III A:
Mary Longworth, Cyrjl Robinson.
Junior III B to Junior III A:
Gertrude Dixon, Dolly Granberg,
Edward Henderson, Joseph Putzel.
Junior III A to Senior III B:
Agda Carlson, Gabrielle Leganlt,
Samuel Eustis, - Sylvia Price,
George Morrison, Stella Storer.
Senior  III  B to Senior III A:
Elizabeth Schindler,  John   Sater.
Senior   III   B   to   Junior   IV:
Gordon Jenks, Francis Lachmund,
Walter Hardie.
Senior III A to Junior IV:
Mabel Axam, Selmfc Benson, Rns-
sel Eustis, Joseph Klinosky,
Walter Longworth, Frank Maslonka, Maurice Parker, Edward
Royce, Frank Schindler, Gertrude
Schindler, Evelyn Tye, Margaret
Westcott, Louis Putzel.
Proficiency:    Evelyn Tye.
Deportment:   Mabel Axam.
Punctuality    and     Regularity:
Selma   Benson,    Russell   Eustis,
Gabrielle Legault.
Alice L. Kerr,
division iii
Receiving class to First Primer:
Doris Dixon, Harry Hallstrom,
Leon a Hopkins, Leonard Pontesso,
Peter Schindler.
First Primer to Second Primer:
Bessie Bidder, Lawrence Duhamel,
Lloyd Eustis, Edward Johnson,
Jack Jory, Ruth McKay, Gertrude Nelson, Evelyn Parker, Herbert Westcott, Teddy Wilson,
William Walmsley.
Second Primer to First Reader:
Ethel Benson,   Kathleen McLeod.
First Reader to Junior Second
Reader: Jack Bryan, Myrtle
Dixon, Ruby Goodeve, Cicilia
Hallstrom, Mary Klinosky, Earl
Parker, Lawrence Schindler.
Junior Second Reader to Senior
Second Reader: Eraine Duhamel,
Horace Duhamel, Phyllis Eales,
Donald Lachmund, Edna Matthews, Vera Walmsley.
Not present for grading examinations: Tillie McDonell, John Mc-
honour rolls
Proficiency:   Donald Lachmund.
and     Regularity:
and  Cicilia   Hall-
The higher you climb the harder
it is too Bee what is just under
your nose.
Who is the woman in Nelson
who wears a diamond in her front
gold tooth?
In England papers no larger
than The Ledge are sold for six
cents a copy.
A. iff. Grote is now conducting
the dining room of Hotel Princeton in Princeton.
The water in the Fraser river
last month, was higher than it has
been for 24 years.
This year raspberries and blackcurrants will be a record crop in
the Fraser valley.
Opportunity usually taps lightly
on your door, but misfortune hits
it with a pile-driver.
This year contracts have been
given to build 18 steel, and 18
wooden ships at Vancouver.
Last month the Consolidated
voluntarily raised the wages of the
men working at the Trail smelter.
Who is the young lady in" Nelson who went horseback riding and
is now suffering from��� a sunburned
L. Schulman, a fur buyer from
Juneau, drove a dog team for
2,000 miles, on a trip through the
Arctic regions last winter.
George Henderson  has a small.
ranch   near   Slocan   City,    upon
which    he    raiseB   cows,   spuds,
onions, stonss and a thoroughbred
stock of mosquitoes.
D. G. Click died in Dawson last
month. He had been admitted to
the hospital as a charity patient.
He always kept a small grip by his
side. After his death 81.600 was
found iu this grip.
Autoists who are arrested for
speeding should be sent to  France
Wednes^ayJJuly-lOtiiJ 1918
XX-XyX-And1 Attend the yyXXXXi
Knights: of PythiasrJEJajil^
And help the Red; Cross's. Patriotic.'Funds.
Adults 5oc.; Children under r 2.'.yearsiSc.
... Coiue and;help the.-.urgent.I'iinJs'������'::-
Ethel Benson
Edna  Matthews.
Ethel Fi rg uson,
Ernie Nicholson's Letter
Vancouver, B.C., June 25,' 1918
Miti W. C. Arthurs    ���;"        :
Dear Sir:
You will no doubt wonder
why I haven't acknowledged the
receipt of your letter of June 10
and the parcel enclosing the watch.
The fact is I've been up the coast
for several weeks and my mail was
.held in Vancouver pending my
return. *
However,T have now received
both O. K. and I desire to express
my sincere thanks to yourself and
the friends in Greenwood for your
splendid gift and I appreciate your
kindness more than I can say.
Hoping you are all  prosperous
and happy and wish the very best
of, good ,wighss,-;;
xxyyy ii. I remain Xi
Sincerely yonre, v:
to run British tanks in No Man's
Land. No driver of a tank over
there is ever arrested by a policeman for driving top fast.
All progressive business men advertise in the papers. The merchant who does not advertise in
these modern days, stands in his
own light: owing to a lack of a
proper business education.
Private Jack Lindwood, one of
the 13 survivors of the Princess
Pat regiment, is now playing on
the stage in the United Statps in a
piece called Over There. He takes
the leading part, and also gives a
short talk on the war.
Ruth St. Denis and other artists,
including Edna Malone~ of Nelson,
recently gave an open air performance at Camp Kearney in California, Many soldiers viewed the
performance from the roof of a
garage. The roof caved in and
severely injured eight soldiers.
The whiskey business having
been knocked out the Walkers,
near Windsor, Ontario, are now
making high explosives and will
also install a million dollar plant
for making all kinds of dyes. Tht'
dye they made in the past was only
used on the nose, and had two
colors, red and blue.
Claude Siiowden of Princeton is
working in a milk condensing
plant- at Vernon,-'"Wash. While
fighting ; in 'France last year,
Claude, all covered with inud and
and blood came .up to .' Fred
Graham and said:"Over there in
that bunch of timber a lot of fellows are killing each other, and
the police are making no arrests.''
Many years ago two men in New-
York bearing the same name came
west. One of them was killed at
the Freddie Lee mine, and buried
in the cemetery at New Denver,
with nothing to mark the spo6. No
one knows what became of the
other man. For years there has
been $1800 in the bank to the
credit of one of these men bat the
relatives cannot tell to which man
it belonged. The man to whom
the money belonged had a missing
finger. This might solve the mystery if the remains could be found,
bnt as nothing marks his grave, it
wonld take a pile of digging in the
cemetery to find a corpse with a
missing finger.
The Ontario silver mine at Park
Citj', Utah, has up to date paid
$15,000,000 in dividends.
W. C. Dalglish will run a long
tunnel, on the claim he owns near
the Highland, Ainsworth.
A trail is being built to the
Lydia group of copper claims in
the North Thompson district.
Magnesite is being mined just
east of Clinton. A spur from the
railway is being built to the mine.-
All the hydraulic properties at
Dawson are working full blast,
and have all the labor they require.
The Granby profits in May were
8450,000. The smelter at Anyox
already has one of its converters in
This year Charley Olsen and
Dan Grant will ship ore from their
property on Woodbury creek, near
The lead bounty expired in Canada last month. Owing to the
higher lead prices no bounty has
been paid for years.
There is not a year's, supply of
tungsten in the world. The United
States gets most of its supply from
Nevada and California.
T. J. Corwin is manager for a
Vancouver syndicate that will
work the Tulameen and Similkameen river for placer gold and
During the year ending March
31 the Trail smelter received from
Canadian mines 18,382 tons of
lead, and front mines in the States,
5,436 tons.
A rich deposife of strontianite has
been found near Princeton. It is
mainly useful for making red signal lights, and in obtaining sugar
from molasses..
The Granby will do extensive
diamond drilling upon the Copper
King and Camp McLeod claims,
IS miles from Seymour Arm. The
government has appropriated 83000
towards buiiding a trail and bridge.
Acting upon the report of Chas.
F. Law, a Boston syndicate are
working the Senator Reid in the
Caribou. This mine is free milling
gold, and created a sensation years
ago. but has not been worked for
30 years
In the beginning it was called
Eldorado City, but the name was
changed to New Denver in June
1892. Hunter & McKinnon had
the first store in that town, while.
Gething & Hendfirpon held the first
hotel license. W.bR. Will, George
Henderson, and Neil Gething built
the first cabin. When the town
was surveyed, it stood in tho middle cf a street, and Bill}' Will dissolved it with "fire, that being the
easiest way to get  it off the  road.
The first cabin in Nelson was
built by Fred Hume and Bob
Lemon. The 'second was built by
Jack Thompson, who is now operating the Echo mine at Silverton.
He made a fortune in the early
days of the Slocan, afterwards operating an orange grove in California for some years until he begau
mining .'.in. Mexico. He was in
Mexico City it- the tirae.Madero
was, assassinated, and for six days
never went outride of the Porter
Hotel, owing-to the'rain of bullets,
that .constantly .hit the building.
At that time, the streets of the city
were filled with dead soldiers after
the fighting teased. The bodies
were 'pi'e'd hi heaps on the street.-,
saturated with oil and burned. As
Mexico City is built- of cement and
stone it is perfectly safe to burn
dead greasers on the streets. Finding Mexico too dangerous, and car-
balent, Jack came north with his
amiable wife.and 1= now a resident
of New Denver. Jn that beautiful spot the Lnoorn of Ampric-i,
there i3. a very remote chance of
ever seeing a band of Mexicans
shoot'up the town. After .-lieu a
stirring life ia Mexico Jack mu-t
find it ext-remPiy pleasant to.agaiu
live in'serenity, amid the grandly
magnificent scenery of God's country���the silvery Slocan. *
Sffli..XWxm.   SBEEKEOfflk
to what Mrs. C. A. Campbell, of
Potrassan, Ont, 6ays In describing
Bam-Buk.   She writes:
"I blistered my heel badly by
wearing new shoes. Some dye from
my stocking got into it and caused
a -poisoned sore. It was extremely
painful and for a week I could not
put a shoe on. Then I heard ol
Zam-Buk and commenced using it.
'It was Just wonderful the way it
drew out the poison and inflammation, ended the pain and healed
the sore. Zam-Buk is certainly the
finest balm in existence���everyone
ahould know of it."
Zam-Buk is also best for eczema,
bolls, pimples, ringworm, ulcers, old
sores, piles, burns, scalds and cuts.
All dealers or Zam-Buk Co,, To
ronto.   50c. box, 3 for ?1.25,
Daylight/Night Driving:
without Glare or Danger
-'at your dealers ��indirect��� ���,-.
���-"'..��� HAMILTON,, ONT.
I      Cause of
j   Early Old Age
P The celebrated Dr. Michenhoff,
x an authority on early old age,
P ��ays that it is "caused by poison*
i generated in the intestine."
9 When your stomach digests food
j) properly it is absorbed without
forming poisonous matter. Poisons bring on early old age and
premature death. 15 to30 drops
of "Seigel's Syrnp" after meals
makes your digestion sound,
Is War Veteran at Eighteen
Three    Years    a    Machine    Gunner
With thc First Brigade
Thc "baby" of thc latest party of
veterans to reach Toronto in point
of years, but not of service, was Pte.
Ernest Harding, of Hamilton, three
years a machine gunner with thc
First Brigade and passing- his
eighteenth birthday last month. Hc
has been twice wounded.
Getting past thc doctors with the
36th Battalion in April, 1915, he spent
16 months up thc line in France with
thc M.G. section, and did defensive
work with thc Vickers "rip-rips" in
practically all the big engagements,
especially when Fritz came over, lie
���was wounded at Ypres in June, 1916,
and finally, at Passchendaele, on
November 23 last.
"1 went over thc top three times
before Vimy Ridge, although we did
not usually go with thc iirst attackers but everybody went over at
the Ridge and I couldn't count thc
number of times wc went over on
April 9 and afterwards," said this lad
with two gold stripes.
Pte. Harding's chief interest was in
thc Distinguished Conduct medal
won by his older brother, Sergt.
Leonard Harding, at Passchendaele,
when hc himself, was put out of the
war. Another brother, Clifford,
wounded at Vimy Ridge, is already
home again. Thc family live at 272
Beach  road.
"All this bunch would go back
again; they can't help it, it's in their
bones," said  Pte. Harding.
Urge the Cottage Cheese
Pound of Cottage Cheese    Has    the
Same Food Value as a Pound
of Meat
To encourage thc use, as well as
the making of cottage cheese, a cheap
and palatable substitute for meat, thc
United States department of agriculture has launched a campaign in
which nearly a hundred field workers
will take part, and which is to carry
to every state in thc union this lesson.
Cottage cheese, is made from skim
milk���now largely wasted or fed to
animals. A pound of cottage cheese
has the same food value as a pound
of meat. Make cottage cheese; save
the meat for our soldiers and thc
Three of thc big divisions of thc
department of agriculture arc working in the campaign, which also has
the co-operation of the United States
food administration.
Every Man Must
 Do His Duty
The Battle in France Must End With
Allied Victory
There is but one course to pursue:
To prepare and endure lo the end.
France and Great Britain stand gloriously firm. America proudly goes
to their side, resolved to fight to the
end for the triumph of libcrtv. Thc
reater   the   desperation   ol"   llic   cue
"iy.  tbe greater will  bc thc sacrifice ! ley  Corporations, Limited,   and
heroes  whose breasts arc
of  the
walls   of freedom.    The  more      sav
"ige  tlie assault,  the   more  costly    it
Keep Your Shoes Neat
Save the Leather and Improve Your
War conditions havc called into
use for army shoes and equipment
millions of pounds of leather that
otherwise would bc used for civilian
shoes. The result of this enormous
drain on the normal markets is reflected in the advanced price of
shoes. With butter, eggs, meats and
product of all kinds all struggling to
out-climb each other and striving for
the crown of high price, every method of economy should be adopted in
the home.
Shoes can be preserved and their
life lengthened wonderfully by proper care.
Shoe leather deteriorates from exposure to weather, and when mud
and slush carpet our walks and
crossings shoe leather is indeed undergoing strenuous service and deserves some care.
Every method that will prevent
the devouring action of thc elements
on leather will naturally lengthen the
lives of shoes.
"Keep Your Sliocs Neat"���so read
thc advertisements of The F. F. Dal-
will be, and the more determined the
resistance. France has long utilized
every available man and woman in
the republic. Great Britain i.s now
arranging to raise the military age
limit and extend conscription to Ireland. Every man in thc British empire is expected to do his duty. It
must be thc same in America. Every
man here must be ready to serve his
country. The. battle in France has
begun with German guns; it must
end with allied victorv.���Washington
the!feel sure this patriotic appeal should
bc gladly adopted by the public���"A
word  to  the wise" as it were.
Wc are assured "2 in 1" polishes
arc guaranteed not to injure thc
finest leather.
Wheatless Months
New York Commissioner Wants Sacrifice Till Harvest
Aii appeal to mothers in New
York state asking them, to pledge
themselves and members of their
households to abstain entirely, from
the use of wheat and wheat products
until thc next harvest, was issued by
. John Mitchell, president of the Ncw
York food commission and state
chairman of the federal food board.
"Wheat must be saved," says the
appeal. "It is needed abroad for
American, English, Irish, Scotch,
Canadian, Australian,. French and
Italian youths fighting for you and
civilization. It is a big part of their
daily sustenance.
"In. all sections of. thc country
there is a general movement for
total abstinence from wheat: and
wheat products until the next harvest. In Ncw York city 75,000 clubmen have voluntarily surrendered to
a wheatless  program.
Total abstention is not. expected,
however, in families whose members
engage in manual, labor, if it means
more than it is "humanly possible
to perform."
Everybody Must Work
Loafing is now illegal. All persons domiciled in this country arc
now supposed to work or show
cause why they are idle according to
the ncw order in council. The law
applies to all between the ages of_ 16
and 60, and heavy penalties are imposed against offenders.
Clocks of all kinds were found at
the house near St. Nazairc where thc
occupant, an eccentric Spaniard, was
arrested for having wireless. Hc
says it was there only to pick up the
official time from the EifrclTowcr.
How's This?
Wo offer One Hundred Dollars Reward
for any case ol Catarrh that cannot bis cured
by  Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Hall's Catarrh Cure has been taken by
catarrh ouflerers for the past thirty-five
years, and has become known as the most
icliable remedy for Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh
Cure acts through the Uldod on the Mucous
surfaces, expelling the Poisoa irom the Dlood
and healing the diseased portions.
After you have taken Hall's Catarrh Cure
ior a short time you will sec a great improvement in your general health. Start taking
F. J. -CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O.
Sold by all druggists, 75c.
.Constipation is one of the most
common ailn.ents of little ones and
unless relieved may become chronic
and baby's health for all time become
impaired. Nothir.' can equal Baby's
Own Tablets in regulating the bowels. Tlicy arc a :ild, safe laxative,
easy to administer and never fail to
be effective. Concerning them Mrs.
Emile LaChapellc, Terrebonne, Que.,
writes:���"I have used Baby's Own
Tablets for my baby who was badly
constipated and they quickly relieved him. All mothers should keep a
a box of these Tablets in the house."
The Tablets ar- sold by medicine
dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box
from The Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co., Brockviile, Ont.
An Oil That Is Prized Everywhere.
���Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil was put
upon the market without any flourish
over thirty years ago. It was put up
to meet the wants of a small section, but as soon as ils merits became known it had a whole continent
for a field, and it is now known and
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without extra spanning is
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Axles are rough and porous,
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Mica Grease prevents locked
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strain on horses and harness.
ix^Lenglhens leather life"
replaces the natural oils that
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i ALL eniESi
Germany Wanted War
White Paper Shows Kaiser Preparing
for War in March, 1914
Repealed declarations of the German emperor and Hindenburg and
'; Ludcndorft, that the war -was forced
on Germany, and assertions froni thc
same sources that Germany was taken by surprise by the Russian mobilization, attaches, particular interest
to. certain papers taken from Capt.
von -Papon, late military attache at
Among thc papers which have
been .published by. thc. British, government in a White. Book, appears a
letttcr from R. von -Wild of the German war ministry, in Berlin to Capt.
von Papen, seeking information regarding the best mcans of blowing up
railroad trains "in the event of ah
European war." Thc significant part
is that this letter is written March
12, 1914, about five month's before
the outbreak of the war. This-'.letter
says: "According to newspaper reports several, railway trains were
blown up: by .revolutionaries during
the troubles in Mcxica. In order to
form au opinion whether, in the
event of an European war, explosion j
of this kind would have to he reckoned with, it is requested! that if possible, information- should be obtained
as to how':these attacks have been
carried out. Were mines and. explosives placed in lines which were
little guarded, or were the attacks
carried out: on the train by.igniting
a charge of. dynamite, or by llic'employment of infernal machines?"
Capt. von Papcn, . replying from
Mexico, where it is now--'known that
hc was industriously planting the
seeds of .German propaganda, did riot
regard the operations of the Mexican
revolutionaries as. of any particular
value, for .four--months later he wrote
from Mexico City: "I am convinced
from personal evidence that all the
recent cases of destruction of rail-'
way lines by explosion wcic brought
about by burying dynamite under the
line itself and then igniting it by an
electric current as soon as the train
had reached the appointed,place, j
consider it out of the question    that
A Prussian Speaks Out
Warning Is Plainly Addressed to the
Prussian Land Barons
Batocki, Germany's first food dictator, who was deposed last summer,
has .made a maiden speech in his
present capacity of governor of the
Prussian province of which Konigs-
bcrg is the capita!.. He defended his
food policy arid excused his failures
on the ground of "inadequate authority." Discussing Germany's present
situation, Batocki said:
"It would be cowardice.not to look
things straight in the face. Thc position is serious. We shall come
through, but only if every farmer
docs more than his duty and shoulders, the most extreme burdens: rather
than .hold back in any direction.
Victory will . be vouchsafed us only
if wc suppress ruthlessly our own.
wishes and private interests, sacrificing all and sundry for the sole
benefit of thc Fatherland."
Balocki's warning is plain'y addressed to the Prussian land barons
(the real junkers) whose greed and
glurtony arc blamed in Germany for
the shortage of agricultural produce
in the towns and cities.
Spying on Spies
German Spies are Adepts at   Opening Bags and Steaming
Spy spies on spy in Germany. The
German office-holder, ex-ambassador
Gerard writes in The Times, fears the
spies of liis rivals. "I often saidto
Germans holding high office during
thc war. 'This strain is breaking
you down���all day in your office.
Take an afternoon off and come
shooting with mc.' The invariable
answer was, T cannot; thc _ others
would learn it from their spies and
would spread the report thatl neglect business.'" German spies are
adepts at opening bags and steaming
letters���all thc old tricks. Thc easiest way to baffle them, Mr. Gerard
says, is to write nothing that cannot be published to the world. "For
a long time after the beginning of
the war I was too busy to \yritc tlie
weekly report of official gossip .usually sent home by diplomatists. I
suppose thc Germans searched our
courier bags for such a report vainly. Anyway its absence finally got
on thc nerves of Zimmcrmann so
much that one day hc blurted out,
'Don't you ever write reports to
your government?'"
No foolishness! Lift your corns
and calluses off with fingers
���It's  like  magic!
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"I had pimples and blackheads on
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time beinjg. They itched
and burned so much that
1 constantly scratched and
made them worse.
"I sent for a free sample of Cuticura
Soap and Ointment, and afterwards
bought more. Now I am completely
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Wetmore, 35 Sheriff St., St. John,
N. B., Aug. 10,1917.
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Model Towns
For Disabled Soldiers
Major   Mowat     Will     Propose    A
Scheme of Community
Major H. M. Mowat of Parkdalc
(Toronto) has given notice of a resolution in the commons providing
for community settlements for disabled soldiers, with thc government
acting as financing contractor and
designer of soldiers' model villages.
Major Mowat's idea is to have well-
planned little towns with houses for
the soldiers and their families, where
they can engage in making various
articles of handicraft such as toys,
art objects, etc., formerly imported
into Canada. These little manufacturing centres would help to supplement pensions and give congenial
and salutary employment to the returned men.
The management of each village
will be, according to Major Mowat's
plan, in the hands of the residents,
and individual ability and bent will
be considered. The resolution provides that "sucJ. communities shall
be self-supporting after the initial
outlay, and consist of homes, not
barracks or hospitals, that the occupants shall havc an option to purchase; lhat all buildings rhall bc
architecturally sanitary and beautified and supplied with electric power, and that homes be alio available
for widows and orphans of soldiers
commensurate with their
and mcans."
Have Come To
The Death Grip
No  Longer  Foom   for   Compromise
Between Ideals of Allies
and Enemy
In a special preface lo a volume
containing extracts from the prime
minister's war speeches, Mr. Lloyd
George says:
"I never believed that the war
would bc a short war or that in some
mysterious way, by negotiation, or
compromise, wc "could free Europe
from the malignant military autocracy which is endeavoring to trample it into submission and moral
"I always believed that the machine which has established its despotic control over the minds and
bodies of its victims and has then
organized and driven them to slaughter, in order to extend that control
to thc rest of the world, would only
be destroyed if free peoples proved
themselves strong and steadfast
enough to defeat its attempt in arms.
"Thc events of the last few weeks
must_ havc made it plain to every
thinking man that there is no longer
room for compromise between the
ideals for which wc and our enemies
stand. Democracy and autocracy
have come to thc death grip; one or
thc other will fasten its hold on mankind.
"It is a clear realization on this
issue which will bc our strength in
trials to come. I havc no doubt that
freedom will triumph. But whether
it will triumph soon or late, after a
final supreme effort in thc next few
months, or long drawn agony, depends on the vigor and self-sacrifice
with which thc children of liberty,
especially those behind the lines,
dedicate themselves to the struggle.
"There is no time for case, delay
or debate. The call is imperative;
thc choice is clear. It is for each
free citizen to do his part."
Is Proud of Her
Fine Little Girls
WHY   ���  MADAME      PEPIN     IS
No child should bc allowed to suffer an hour from worms when
prompt relief can bc got in a simple
but strong remedy���Mother Graves'
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Completely Scrambled
Horsepower of Windmills
May Find It Desirable in the.Future
to Get Power From the Air
The suggestion is often heard that
the windmill'should be used.for power purpose on the farm. To try to
use. a single mill for power purposes
would be like trying to use a dog for
draft purposes. A large..mill'running
in a strong wind, will seldom develop
as .-much as live horsepower.' If its
power can be steadily absorbed, as
by a storage battery, and their used
at a higher rate for short periods, it
\vill do very wML. One of the best
types of windmill, steel, 12 feet in
diameter, in a 25-niilc wind develops
only one and a half horsepower. The
16 foot mill under the same conditions develops about two and a third
horsepower. Europe uses windmills
in batteries; a number of'mills' work^
ing to ��� get her���ior power, purposes,
and possibly, we will iiiid it. desirable
in the future to get power froin the
Sore corns, hard corns, soft corns
or any kind of a corn, can harmlessly
be lifted right out with thc lingers if
you apply upon the corn a few drops
of freezonc, says a Cincinnati authority;
For little cost one can get a small
bottle of frcezone at any drug store,
which will positively rid one's feet pf
every corn or callus  without pain.
This simple drug dries the monicnt
it is applied and does, riot even irritate the surrounding skin while applying it or afterwards.
. This announcement will interest
many of our readers. If your druggist, hasn't any frcezone tell him to
surely get a small bottle for you from
his wholesale ding house.
A Free Demonstration of Our New
System of Open-air Cooking
A case of new-laid eggs upon his
back,, thc toiler made his way along
thc pavement.
Guess what happened?
It did!
Ruefully the man regarded the
j scattered debris of shells and running
yolks. Then hc proceeded gingerly
to collect the few eggs.that had remained unbroken.
A passing pedestrian volunteered a
cheering  word.  .
"My poor man!" hc exclaimed.
"Have you dropped your eggs?"
The luckless one scowled.
"Oh, no, sir!" he answered, acidly. "No, indeed! I'm just giving a
free demonstration of our new system of open-air cooking. I'm. making an omelet!" ."
Quebec Lady Tells How Her Children Were Cured of Childish Weakness and Made Strong and Well.
St. Honorc, Chicoulimi, Co., Que,
(Special).���"I-have two fine little
girls, thanks to Dodd's Kidney Pills,
and I can't tell how grateful I am."
It was  out of a full    heart     that
Madame  Pierre Pepin, a well-known
resident of  this  place,  uttered these
words.   "I have given Dodd's Kidney
Pills to my two little girls," she add-
p-:nsions   c^ i<aruj now l)lcy sicep wen anci d0
not wet the bed.   They arc perfectly
Whether or not kidney disease is
hereditary, thc fact remains that
many children suffer from weak kidneys that arc unable to do their full
work of. straining all the impurities
out of the blood. Thc result is that
many parents whip their children,
when what tlicy really need is a remedy for their kidneys. Dodd's Kidney Pills ha : been used in Canada
for over twenty-five years as a kidney remedy. If you don't know of
thc great work they are doing, ask
your neighbors.
A Protective Policy
A colored recruit said he intended
to take out the full limit of government insurance, $10,000. On being
told by a fellow-soldier that he would
be foolish to pay on so much when
he was likely to be shot in tlie
trenches, he replied: "Huh! 1 reckon
I knows what T's doinY You-all
don't s'pose Uncle Sam is gwinc to
put a $10,000 man in the; first-line
trenches, do you?" ��� Boston. Transcript.   ;
Wrong Line of Talk
Amongst the guests', at'a reception
was'a-distinguished-man of letters.
He was grave and somewhat taciturn. One of the ladies present suggested to the hostess that hc seemed
to bc out of place at such a party.
"Yes," replied thc hostess, with a
bright sin ile, "you sec, he_ can't talk
anything but sense!":���Christian Reg-
istcr. .
"Some" Duck
A sergeant was drilling a squad of
recruits, who were making good progress, with the exception of one
man, who continually made mistakes.
At last, however, thc sergeant could
contain himself no longer, and, going
up to the hapless recruit, hc bawled:
"Now, look here  my lad, it'si use-, Lon(lon Timcs.
less trying    to teach you    anything.   ^u
It's just liko    pouring    water    on a
duck's back���it goes in one car   and
out of the other."���Answers.
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They Ain't Downhearted
We Have the Fullest Confidence   in
the Army
At home there was no panic and
no semblance of panic after Mons,
and there is none today. Thc British peoples are fully aware, wc believe, that the situation today is
grave and even critcal, but they look
at the facts with steady eyes. They
had hoped that their great efforts
would have checked'earlier and more
completely the expected onslaughts
of the enemy. Thc very greatness
of these efforts renders a withdrawal now more disappointing than iu
the first autumn months of 1914. But
look upon the position in our sober,
practical fashion. We havc had a
heavy blow, and we know it, but wc
feci that it would bc even more foolish to exaggerate jt than to extenuate it. Wc liav-c -aic -fullest C""$~
dence in thc army, in our aiues and in
ourselves. The French arc acting in
the closest co-operation with our
troops and arc asshing with alacrity
and skill in the operations necessitated by the readjustment of our line.
Thc defenders of Verdun know that
initial successes ih an attack arc no
augury of victory against resolute
troops. Our old comrades of the
Marnc trust us as wc trust them.������
A Similar Trouble
Thc pale-faced passenger _ looked
out of thc train window with exceeding interest. . Finally he turned
to his scat-mate.
"You perhaps think I never ..rode
in a train before," he  said, "but tha
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the battle against worms is won.
These powders correct" the    morbid
conditions    of the    stomach     which ; -~  - .-- -,:-. y       - f ^^ tMg
nourish worms and these cl^triict.ve, ;,    ^ /docs me g��d t0 look
parasi   s    cannot    exist    after     they; ,'    It  is     oill-   to bc    m[shty
comc m contact with the    medicine.   tough   th6ugh,    facin'    my    old-time
lhc worms are digested by t��ic P.ow-,}^B ��� &, ,        �� .,.���.,
ders and arc speedily evacuated with   ��^n^ ,   .^   ^ nVn  feels    in
other reuse from the bowels. Sound-;.t?^ ^ tfaV>
' "Perhaps I have, a better idea of
your feelings than    you think," said
iicss is imparted to the organs
the health of the child steadily
Keep    Minard's
Liniment    in     the
Deserters Sent Back to Canada
Orders have been issued to the police in American cities to arrest all
deserters from British and Canadian
armies, according to officers of the
British and Canadian recruiting mission, who announced' that one deserter had been picked up in Boston arid
returned to Montreal. Plans for
rounding up men who left countries
under  the   British  flag- to   come     to
.; MINARD'S    LINIMENT   is.  the
only Liniment asked for at my store
and the only one wc keep for sale,
All  the; people use it.
:.       HARLIN FULTON.   -
Pleasant Bay,  C.  L.
Make Margarine
From Whale Fat
A Dollar's Worth
"Gimme a dollar's worth of steak,"
sai��l the customer.
The butcher wrapped it. up.
"How much?" asked the customer.
"$4.90," said the butcher.���Buffalo
Express.   : ^-y ..:������-.���������������-.��� ���������  ������-���
Red-blooded men of courage are on
the firing line ��� and there are many
anemic, weak, discouraged men and
women left at home.
At this time of the year most people
Buffer from a condition often called
Spring Fever. They feel tired, worn
out, before the day is half thru.   They
explosions 'prepared      "in    this    wav | th,c ^V,U'<1. :StaU'f  h:lvci b��n,-pcrff.ct-
would-have   to  bc  reckoned   with  in j^. !US,saidvand-^namcs^-Oanadiau;
;an- European  war. /-Thev arc    only i draU.dodg errand ������< cscrtcrs  received
i possiblc/ori: lines"tliat arc"Xl\-vmrdcd. X���VlXxnxdx. havy been  turned  oyer
!'wliiclf,-'.3s'."i.iv this ;couritry;:;oftcir pass;it0. thc-lloslon poucc:.-.. ;��� y.yx-;
\ior- mile.s. through, .revolutionary "dis- ' ������������'- ���-������ :���	
��� tricts',; and have no protection    other
; than: a' police train.���������':"  XXX  -  -..
��� \ .-.LVInfcrnal -.- ;niachines';"-.;'!=p:"fa'r as:.-.-.I
'! kiiow.'-havc^never. been cinpldycd.'':^;-.
''!.'���'������.': Another. A letter;to:. von -.'.Papen'.-, from
! the .-manager,.'bf ���'.nic-.'T,6t'5'da'ni!.:Ki,a'riclr
''��� this; postscript: . ������
_:'_.:'��� P.S~W.'e���;have ncvcr.:.b:cfore��� Vs.cen;
' such^preparations-Vi^rVwar-as'^arc be-
: ingv made.-at/-present.':; ;.Gtrm?in-.:ir6y-
;;ernri;crit '/stocks Vtodayv- fel!':.qne.v ;/p.cr-
:'ccnt;.:/:'Kiiitl'.TCgards.~R:;"'MiriiclV'ii- X'
j'- Thistle tter.:/was; regarded-_as._of-.p;'ir'r/|,
:/t!cu!arVint.��ircstVby.;th?;-' British-'coin- \i
."pilers -.'ofVccrrespbndcn.ee'- in- view-of   :
;its.^datc';-July;:-25;vl?14,-:w|!iic 'ncgotip--I--
���'tib'hs--were'-'-still:'-in progress 'to./avoid '
Plan to Build Up New Industry   in Uay   have   frequent   headachesV and
Newfoundland .    . leometimes �� pimply" or^pale skin./y^
Norwegian capitalists, attracted; hy j/Bipodiess people, thin, aneinicpeople,
the rcc:iit efforts  to popularize WheV those "with'��� pale  cheeks arid lips,: who
"*X��i.^cxWV VasV/oodHn/ , ��� t lie j fo^ a/: poor'appetitb-and Jeer/that
united. Slates/have,   made    arrange- :��� .   :,  ���������;.. '/-...        ,.   '      .
meats to;7Vcvivc:7tlie-Avlialing:.indu?th-:itired' wor11 or feverish condihon, in
in. Newfoundland waters. Besides (the springtime of the year, should try.
shipping the'meat to : the /United (the refreshing tonic powers of a good
States, and possibly .elsewhere', they j alterative and blood purifier. Such a
plan/to.convert: tha-faiVinto iii;irgarr | oneisestractea:froi,i Blood root, Golden
ine,;as is/iip r dqneV;;c>;ie:i:>ively in Seal ' and.-" Stone .. root,; Queen's .root
keep Your stove bright
Black Knight
Some; twentyVyears; ago! a/'/'similar
attempt- to exploit the: inarinc inam-
nials in Vt he waters;- about/this -island
was v-inade by. Norwegians.;/;. It:. /was
highly ,: siicceV,sful..;for a 'few years,
and much local capital-was invested
in .the Vbusiness, -/but��� the ./kill - of
wl.licll /resulted in /the/.exlinxtipn/:- of
theVindiistrr.' :>:"-_. XX*'XX~.r-'X
Soldiers; of-the" Spil-
rrncrs.'of , Canada/are.ii ? sured'o I
the'/help of 35,GOO: active, /willing boys
on fairrns this;-summer,/.who:have 'enlisted .-as-.Soldiers of-...the: Soil. -'...They
will be "supervised by the S^Q.S. orr
gariization pf the. Canada -food. boird.
and Oregon Grape root, made up with,
chemically pure glycerine and without
the /use of /alcohol. This can, he.
obtained in ready-to-u=e tablet form in
fifty t cent vials, as druggists have sold
ifcV'for fifty years, as -Doctor Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery. .It is a
standard remedy that can be obtained
in/tablet or liquid form.
X /Wisdsok. O^r.���'" Dr. Pierce's Golden/
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since I have.taken the above mentioned
medicines t-hf~e conditions have left me
Such medicines as; Br.  Pierce's  are
worthy of praise and I am very g!ad,.to'i  , .
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England's Idea in Great War
Official Historian of Battle of Somme Tells New York of Britain's Achievements
John Mascficld, speaking at Aeolian Hall in Ncw Vork, recounted
what Great. Britain had done in die
European conflict, and spoke of lhat
"idc;i of England for which men arc
dying along 5,000 miles of war." Of
the present battle, fought largely
over/ground gained in the .battle of
the Soiiime, of which hc, as .official
historian of -at battle knows avcry
inch, he said: "J have ��o comfort for
you . It is the fortune of war. Fortune is like that in war. People
say, 'How comes it that your men
were .not there, that your reserves
arc not called in greater numbers?'
All wc can know, now is that the
highest command does not believe
j this to be the decisive, battle, of thc
I war. The decisive battle may come
this  year  or  next." .
He spoke of thc advantages of the
eiicniy in this battle���his concentration of guns from the eastern, front
and of Russian guns,-tlie; fact//that
this "strip /of Prance; isV no. good/for
a defensive position," ; the cneriiy's
"great body of labor made up of the
'enslaved'/ peoples of Belgium arid
northern France and Poland. "We
have no such body of slaves," he
said, "and in this the enemy has the
advantage over us. But I siippose
that the generous thing can never
be-the. wrong thing."'
Of Russia he said: "Don't think
for.a monicnt . that . 1 criticize the
Russians. . Tlicy arc trying to get
liberty, and it is for us who already
have liberty to help, them pay the
v The, "idea of England," Mr. Masc:
field said, was the ancient idea of
St.. George and the dragon,-whose
banner England took until such time
as this symbol was popularly chang-.
cd for "th.e gross and bestial figure
of John Bull./ ;/Mr. Maseficld linked St. George's Day and the birthday together "as typical of tlie "shy,
gen tie, -humorous, ���'������'."manly-'-' spirit/'
\yhich:;isV::ithc.real spirit of England,
.'which .was
the other gentleman, with a sad
smile. "I am. just getting home from
a session at the house of commons
to meet iny constituents."���London
The Norwegians who cuts down; a
tree must plant three saplings in its
Saying of Sugar,
Saving of Fiiel,
Grains wi&Wheat
���No Waste.
answers every
demand. liis an
ishini and delicious to6d,a builder and maintainer
of Vigor andHeaWt
a time' lost, but . re-
with the    beginning-'"of
s year���"at the sounding of: a
Srh'e^>-MiO��uB* BABDESfG, U Sri* I trumpet at the cry ���� one litU* nr~
Street, West, ���.;��� -.'tion,. ia distress. . . *)
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gieat success, cures chronic weakness, lost vigos
tokoto. write for pres book to dr. le clero
Med.Co.HaverstookUd.Hahpstead. London, kno.
itev sew dragee itasteless) formof  easy to taki
js. oovx. iTAur a*ii��d to all gesuini ruun
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Tha Great. English Remedy.
Tone* and invigorates tha whole
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,,.,.. ., jn old Veins, Cure* Kervou*
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The Heart of a Piano is the
Action.   Insist on the
Otto Higel Piano Action
It Is the Nation Itself of Which We
; Ought to Think
I     This is no- time to talk of individ-
' ual rijfhls or to make much of gricv-
, anccs   which   affect  this  or  that    dc-
i partmertt  of thc nation's industry.  It
] is the nation itself of which wc ought
! to  think.    Our country,  in  the   very
, crisis   of  ils   fate,   calls    upon   every
; one of us to submit to any and ev-
j cry  sacrifice   to  secure    its    present
safety  ancl  its  future  welfare.       We
havc  to  stand  shoulder  lo   shoulder,
maintaining   llic   sacrcdncss    of    our
cause against a  ruthless ancl  barbarous foe.    Selfishness    ancl    pusillanimity arc equally unthinkable. Such a
confession  of  impotence  would     bc
the deepest  disgrace    and    dishonor
that we could inflict on our magnificent  soldiers, who  are bearing     the
brunt of battle in a struggle unparalleled alike  for its  intensity ancl   its
world-wide     significance. ���" London
Daily Telegraph.
it is always sale to send a Dominion Express Money Order. Five dollars costs
three cents.
Mounted Police
For Battle Front
Three  Squadrons to    Be    Recruited
From Famous Riders of
Western Plains
The Royal Northwest Mounted
Police, which since' the war commenced has been practically prevented from seeking glory in the war,
caving in the keeping of law and
order in the outlying (and in some
cases' slightly disaffected) districts of
the Dominion, has at last been given
b chance to prove themselves on the
battlefields of France and Flanders;
For long members of the famous
force have been agitating for an opportunity to show their mettle in
actual warfare. They have chafed
against the comparatively sedentary
life of police work 011 the prairies,
^J and have made all sorts of proposals
-' to the government, from thc joining
as mounted rifle or cavalry regiments
for work in France, to the raising of
squadrons of horse for work in Mesopotamia or Palestine.
It has at last been decided that
several squadrons of horse will be.
laiscd among the members of the
famous force in the west to make up
for the grievous losses sustained by
thc Canadian cavalry in the splendid
rearguard action in Picardy recently.
Already upward of four hundred men
have been recruited from the forces,
and it is expected that two hundred
��� more will be raised. About three
squadrons arc expected to be recruited, and it is hoped that they will be
��� pre'served on the other- -eida    .under
~tw* ��.������,��� r>f tiie lamous liders of the
plains so long as they continue to do
Butter exports from Australia are
prohibited except on imperial government account.
Pills of Attested Value.���Parme-
Iee's Vegetable Pills arc the result of
careful study of the properties of
certain roots and herbs, and thc action of such as sedatives and laxatives on the digestive apparatus. The
success thc compounders have met
with attests the value of their work.
These pills have been recognized for
many years as the best cleansers of
the system that can be got. Their
excellence was recognized from the
first and they grow more popular
The Old British Spirit
When   Words   and^ Speeches    No
Longer Matter
Had a Chatham been in parliament
with this great battle in.progress we
cannot imagine him saying that
there was no cause for "additional
anxiety" or tremulously explaining
that our generals had not been surprised. No, he would have spoken
upon a braver note. Hc would have
said that his government and his
country rested, as upon a rtrck, on
thc skill of our generals and the valour of our soldiers, that our army
had met the enemy before, when wc
were weaker and they stronger than
now, and that he had no fear of anything the enemy could do. Such is
the old British spirit, and we rejoice
that it lives in our' army today, although it seems to have deserted
some of our statesmen. At this great
hour in the nation's destinies, when
the fate of England rests on the balance between victory and defeat, we
see what matters is thc spirit. It is
the British spirit, the old dogged, invincible fighting spirit of the British
nation that lives in our army" and
navy and is saving, the British nation
today. Wc live in times when words
and speeches no longer matter, we
arc being tested by the tests of reality, the tests of war, and if we endure these tests it is because the true
and brave heart of the British nation still beats m its fighting forces.
������London Morning Post.
A New Brotherhood
Fighting for the Loftiest of Human
In an address delivered before the
Canadian Club in Montreal, John D.
Rockefeller, Jr., urged thc development of thc spirit of .brotherhood as
the best remedy.for the industrial,
social and international ills of the
world. There is more brotherhood
in thc world today than ever before.
Although two great groups of nations arc battling against each other,
the spirit of community and co-operation among the allied countries exceeds anything of the sort lhat the
past has witnessed. The central powers are bound together by a different
tic. Austria, Bulgaria ancl Turkey
were vassals of Germany, compelled
to do her will. Under whatever conditions they entered the war, they
are not now free agents, but the
mere puppets of Berlin. On the side
of the allies, however, we sec a company of peoples who are fighting not
for their selfish ends only, but for
thc loftiest of human principles. Tlicy
arc the defenders of freedom and
self-rule. They arc inspired by a
common recognition of an overpowering danger to those things that
they hold highest���life, liberty and
thc pursuit of happiness.���Providence
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Joy Riding- in a Tank
Member of Volunteer Crew Tells of
Experiences During Ups
and Downs
Joy-riding in a British tank means
hanging on for dear life in a deafening roar of machinery while the machine lumbers up and down thc
grades, alternately tossing its passengers first one way and then the
other. A trial trip is thus described:
"Wc accepted, with some trepidation, an invitation to make a journey in the machine. About half a
dozen of us entered by thc narrow
door and were cramped up on thc
little patform which runs on each
side of thc machinery. We held on
like grim death with our hands. For
a few moments everything went well,
Then there was an upward movement of thc fore part of the tank
ancl in a trice we found ourselves
without a foothold and were suspended by our hands from thc "holdfasts" which are fixed for the purpose to the roof of the car. We
knew we were mounting thc steep
gradient and were not sorry when we
reached thc top.
"The vessel jerked violently as shc
started on her downward course. In
thc twinkling of an eye we were
throwAuitrfb thc same position as before���only more so���with our legs
dangling and our hands gripped in
thc effort to hold on and prevent being thrown all in a heap. We
eventually emerged none thc worse
for the trip, but with a vivid impression of what must be thc life of the
gallant crews to whom our experience was a trifle as compared . with
theirs i the midst of shot and shell
and with their own guns blazing
""The roar of the machinery in the
confined space was terrific. The man
with thc strongest lungs, shouting in
the ear of a man of the acutcst hearing could not make a syllabic heard."
1 rt'nAucr. iom'i'itr,;iiuisii
Unity in the Crisis
War Weariness   and   the   Querulous
Complaining Have Ceased
_ Lord Rhondda speaks of "the emotion arid unity which we had in their
first freshness in thc black autumn of
1914 and which are back again in thc
hearts of all." Hc was referring, of
course, to the old land alone^ but in
this country, too, thc last three
weeks have brought to a considerable extent a return of the earlier
spirit. In the face of the great German attempt to force a speedy decision, thc war weariness and the querulous complaining which were a
source of such real danger have ceased. It is much easier to stand the
strain of days and weeks of supreme
crisis and in that course to bc true
to thc best that is in us than it i.s
to keep a grip on ourselves and a
sane outlook during months and
years of slow movement which do
not seem to lead to any result, cither for good or ill.���Edmonton Journal.
Drives \ Asthma Like Magic. Thc
immediate help from Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy seems like
magic. Nevertheless it is only a natural way. The smoke or vapor,
reaching thc most remote passage of
the affected lubes, brushes aside the
trouble and opens a way for fresh
air to enter. It is sold by dealers
throughout the land.
As a Child Sees It
Wool Marketing
Co-operative Wool Marketing   Is No
Longer an Experiment
Profiting by thc success of numerous fanners last season, a larger
number are expected to lake advantage of the co-operative method of
marketing their wool this year. In
Manitoba and Saskatchewan, the provincial governments have arranged
to assemble the wool, while in Alberta���which has become the greatest wool producing province in Canada���it will be handled in the province by the various wool growers'
associations. Last February the
sheep owners of the Dominion met
at Toronto, Ontario, and organized
an association, known as the Canadian Wool Growers' Limited, which
will act as an over head selling and
purchasing agcnc3r. This association,
being a farmers' organization, the
Manitoba government lias decided
to give them an opportunity of selling the wool clip of the sheep owners in Manitoba who consign their
wool to the department of agriculture. A large proportion of the clip
of the other provinces will also be
sold by the association.
Co-operative wool marketing is 110
longer -.in experiment. Experience has
established unquestionably the advantage to thc sheep grower of sell-"
ing in this way. Selling on grade
is helpful to the grower because of
its educative features. It has shown
the farmers how to handle their
wool so that it will bring the highest price, and has brought home to
them the possibilities of sheep raising in  Western  Canada.
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Prefers "Yanks" to Sammies
One notices that there is a tendency to call the American soldiers
abroad "Yanks" instead of "Sammies." That's a relief.���Cleveland
Sciatic Pains
SCIATICA or sciatic
rheumatism is attended
with pain and tenderness along *he sciatic nerve
.in the hips and thighs, and
indicates an exhausted condition of the nervous system-
Relief is sometimes obtained by external applications or?the use-
of heat, but at the slightest provocation the distressing pains return
and from time to time become more severe-as the nervous system
becomes more exhausted,
this treatment until the nervous system is completely; .-restored. ���_
Nervous disorders do not right
themselves, but naturally, become
more acute as the system becomes
further exhausted. It is only wise to
be warned by sleeplessness, headaches, neuralgic and sciatic pains and
to take immediate action to restore
the depleted nerves before paralysis,
lacomotor ataxia or some form of
helplessness is developed.
The only way to obtain actual
cure ig by' a reconstruction of the
wasted nerve cells, and this is best
accomplished by f)r. Chase's Nerve
Food. It heed not cost you much to
restore, vigor to the nervous system,
but it will take a little patience, particularly at first. After you have
used a few boxes and got the building-up process established yon will
find improvements from day to day
"which will encourage you to keep up
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Letter Written by a Pupil    of   the
Manitoba School for the Deaf
It is a popular error to imagine
that children are not able to realize
the truth about this great war. The
same thing might with justice, be
said of many adults and it: is open
to question whether any adult can
state the doctrine of "Substitution,
Support and Carry On" more clearly
J and forcibly than lias been done by
I Josephine Tryon, a pupil of the 'Man-'
tob'a School for the Deaf. Her letter, which follows, deserves careful
"Some people thought that deaf
people were useless when Avar'spread
its dark wings over our country. ]l
is true.that-deaf.boys cannot become
soldiers and deaf.girls cannot become nurses however much they
wish to, but helping our beloved
country to win a war docs not lie
totally'in -that quarter.
"To begin With, did wc not give up
our comfortable buildings in Tuxedo
Park,, to bc turned into a convalescent .litnie .for returned soldiers and
take very uncomfortable quarters instead? '
"Most of our boys have spent, all
of their vacations during thc last
three years, working on farms, iir
order to let the hearing men join our
country's forces. -
"Our girls havc spent most of thci,-
spare moments knitting socks, mufflers, wristlets and other trench comforts. Some of the girls also spend
tlicir vacations in helping on farms
so that hearing girls can go to nurse
our wounded, soldiers. ���;
. "Since the war started our girls
have made socks, sleeping-bags,
scarfs and mitts for the soldiers. in.
the- trenches and these tilings have
been- sent off. -Why even our smallest fiirls arc learning to knit scarfs
while those :f eleven, ; twelve and
thirteen 'years of- age arc actual.!"
knitting socks as though they had
had  yca'rs-of experience  iii  that  line.
"Our" pupils havc -ived tlicir. pocket money in order-.'to give relief . to
the poor war widows and their children or lo send cigarettes to the sc.l-
diers.   .-���'.'.-
"Vos! altli- ugh- we have been'-.deprived of onr hearing and arc therefore unable to take lip aelive service
to aid the allies we elo what we can,
aiJd.Vv-'c:. elo it ehceyfiiMv,:..:iot".-."with : a
fcarV-that' .<Hliers.-:will -.-think VweV./nre-
"Many of iiS: have lost; brotlicr:'; or
fathers, but we gave theui iip; dearly
as we loved tlicni,. for our. eoinuryVs
"Wc also help lo win the war by
doing without the costly food we
were formerly used to. \Ve save all
wc can iu order to help ihe allies!to'
overthrow 'the. enemy.
"Vet hearing people think that wc
can do nothing to help \yiti the war
but if they were in oiir place for a
few elays they, would 'i-.han'gc -their
minds to .a considerable :extcnt.
"Jn our Household.''Science class
we. arc using rye .Ilour. and. have already ' sent ��� our loriner ' : supply- 'of-
.white ilour to our soMicr.v
:.'-."This coming simiiiicr."' .you need
not be surprised if ..you ...hear thai
deaf girls from this; school .are raising war gardens in .order, to .cut
down;'.the "High Cost! of Living."��������� I-
am. one "that is planning'toVhelp; my
country in this; \yay, andVI am . determined, to make my.'-plan -end -;in
the'.'right way. XxXyXX'     :xy.
"Now, dear reader.-.you: will prob-.
ably be tired: of my^dry:little story:
bu t even . by i t y o u li ay e f ou n d p'.u t
that, the pupils VofVthis-school have
set their hearts on:.having: this, war
end'in .-favor, of: the allies."
(Signed) k-VjOSEPHIXE:, TRYON:
) The letter -. "i"- is always.invisible,
yet it is never cut-of sight.;;'-
German Navy League Wants It for
Future Base Against
While Count von Hertling continues to repeat that Germany has no
idea of extending her territories in
thc west by mcans of forcible annexations, the German navy league,
in a circular recently received in
London, insists upon the importance
of the coast of Flanders as the base
for German operations against England in thc next war. Thc circular
"It is along the coast of Flanders
that thc road passes to London, the
heart of England, and the only English port on thc east coast which has
hitherto hardly lost any of its importance because it cannot bc p.ut- out
of competition owing to its splendid
clocks ancl the density of the population. But the whole sea traffic
through thc channel to thc Thames
is exposed to flank attack by our
submarines 011 lhc coast of Flanders.
It would not be impossible to send
submarines from the German coast
to thc channel, although they Avould
have to overcome considerable difficulties. But it would be pretty hopeless to make a raid with destroyers,
if our destroyers had to cover the
whole course from the mouth of the
Ems along the Dutch coast;_ they
would bc deprived of the possibility
of effecting a surprise, and the prospect of success would" be greatly diminished."  '.';
The navy league also explains that
possession of the coast of Flanders
is essential for future air raids on
Engla. 1.   It says:
"It is obvious that our aircraft
cannot do without thc coast of
Flanders for their attacks upon England and also for the air reconnaissances. Possession of thc coast
mcans au extension of the effective
range of both our militarv and our
air forces; our naval air forces simply cannot do without ii."   .
Corns cannot exist when Hollo-
way's Corn Cure is applied to thcin,
because it goes to lhe root and kills
thc growth. .
Ancient Mortar
Examination of Great Wall of China
Shows That thc Mortar Was .
Stronger than BrieKs
An examination'of thc bricks and
mortar in the great wall of "'China
was recently made at . Shankaikwan
by J. C. Witt, a chemist attached to
the bureau of science, Manilla. Mr.
Witt reports that the bricks are so
weak that pieces, may. be easily broken off wilh thc lingers.
They arc much larger than ordinary building bricks, grey in color and
resemble pumice somewhat in structure. . The mortar, which . is pure
white under the exposed surface, is
inucl: stronger, than the bricks. Thc
tradition, that thc bricks were������ dried
in the sun only was confirmed by
laboratory tests. If they had been
dried'in a kiln the appearance of the
wall would have been considerably
different .and ils strength and durability would have been much greater.
The general appearance and alaysis
of thc mortar, indicates that no sand
was'mixed with the lime. -.--.-
Vegetable Drying
Evaporating Process Bids to Become
of Permanent Importance
In the Western Stales a leading
American evaporating company
launched an advertising campaign to
popularize a package of combination
of six soup vegetables, sold at retail
at ten cents. Thc dried vegetables
have met with instant favor, and an
enormous consumption is forecasted.
British Columbia has at New
Westminster what is said lo be the
greatest vegetable drying plant on
the continent. It has a daily capacity
of over 100 tons, and operated day
and night last winter. At other
points in thc Fraser Valley and elsewhere a number of plants wrcre established when war orders were
In British Columbia there has been
much complaint over prices paid by
evaporators, many producers believing that the concerns took unfair advantage of general market conditions. The outlook was also very
much unsettled last winter when war
orders failed to arrive, and drying
plants shut clown. ��� If thc industry
outstrips war orders and manufactures to satisfy a widespread general
demand, however, early difficulties
are pretty sure to be smoothed out
and a profitable trade created for
growers ycar-in and year-out on a
contract basis. Certain it is that,
the evaporating process bids to become of permanent importance to the
agriculture of this province.���J. T.
B. in Family Herald.
Ask for.Minard's and Take no Other.
Distributon of Pare Seed
Plans: for. the ...Organization     of   a
������",";���: Co-operative-.Selling Agency
'.-....'.I'rom.inciit:..' farmers ;qfV Saskatchewan, incir who have won world; honors in international dry : farming;
shows, arc formulating plans for the
organization of a co-operative 'selling agency through which pure varieties  of   registcretl   grains   will      be
distributed to the farmers of the
province. The head office of thc organization will probably be located
iii Kegina or ���'-Saskatoon and the
agency will be under the supervision
of the; Canadian seed growers', association.'..���
One.: otVtlie. leaders in thc scheme
is Sender���".'-.Whcclcr, .of R'osthcrn,
Saskatchewan,'- the.;-.- world's '"champion
w !:e.'iL-::.uiO',ver . for . .-everal   rears.'-
Women Spies
Germany Has One   Hundred   Thousand Paid Women Spies in
All Walks of Life
"The German army of peaceful
penetration," the name given to the
thousands of thc kaiser's spies in all
countries and on which ten million
dollars has been spent yearly for a
decade, is composed largely of women. It is probably no exaggeration
to say that Germany alone has one
hundred thousand paid women spies
in all walks of life. Women of refinement and culture lend themselves
to this work as well as servant girls
aud barmaids. Ail know that any information given to Germany will
bring good returns.
Under instructions of the German
spy bureau, hundreds of girls have
been sent into Italy and France to
enter the conservatories of music.
Rome, Naples, Paris and Milan have
had'inorc than their share of these
spies. Germany traded on French
sympathy with Alsace to introduce
Alsatian women into France as
nurses and school teachers. These
women generally were placed in garrison towns.
But the spy net laid by the entente allies has caught many of
these women. One has paid the penally with, her HCe, and dozens owe
their escape from the same fate to
their extreme youth.
It was into this net that Sumcy
Depsy fell. The arrest, in Paris of
this brilliant actress, who had appeared with Bernhardt, created a sensation. Many refused to believe that
she ..was in the pay of Germany. But
evidence had been collected by the
French secret service to prove her
_ Through her husband, Emile Guil-
licr, .'who had been employed by a
manufacturer of.'""artificial..' ..limbs,.
Sumcy7 Depsy was able to gain access
to all military and Red Cross hospitals. Again, "wearing the uniform
of an American or a British Red
Cross nurse, she was able to talk
to wounded soldiors in the advanced
dressing stations. From these she
obtained much information' :valuable
to Germany.
For many months she carried on
her espionage 'without-molestation,
and then her frequent trips to Switzerland aroused flic suspicion of the
French-secret service! She was fol-
lowcel into Borne and 'Geneva, where
shc was observed to communicate
with German agents. When she returned to France shc was arrested- .
���';... Indications are that���-������Sumey. Deps\
will.not be: put to (loath as . was. Mali
lh'iri,''.llic'.-:-;Oriental' dai.icer. "In Germany she.wcbuld undoubtedly : have
been .hanged or shot. As a'-'rule-the
allied, countries'aic lenient to women
spies, and this is advanced as... one
reason why liicre ;;rc so many and
whv thevarc so active.
Boys on the Farm
Clear Gain for the City Boy to Havo
a Summer of Farm Work
Thc Chicago high school boys who
tried farm work last year in response to thc requests for boy labor
011 the farms undertook what they
thought to be a patriotic duty and
made good. The Chicago board of
education placed 700 of them and
had unsatisfactory reports of only
three. The work did the boys good
physically and morally. It matured
their ideas of responsibility, strengthened their sense of social responsibility, and quickened their patriotic
impulses. It browned, them anef
built up their bodies, gave them valuable experiences, a great deal of
hard work, and did something to increase the food supply. Wc do nol
imagine that the . boy supply will
solve the farm labor question, but it
is clear gain for the city boy to have
a summer of farm work.���Chicago
Is Too  Often Followed by Nervout
Debility and Shattered
Mothers as a rule spend so much
time in looking after their children
and in household wcrk that they overlook thc absolute necessity for thai
rest and relaxation upon which theii
health depends. The consequence i.<
that soon they find their health
breaking down. The daily humdryrn
of household cares, quickly thin the
blood and weaken the nerves. Theu
follow headaches, pains in tho sid<
and back, swollen limbs, palpitation,
a constantly tired feeling, and often
an inclination to fretfulness. These
symptoms are the sign of poor blood,
and are the inevitable penalty ol
overwork and over anxiety in the
care of children arid thc affairs of
the household.
Whenever a mother finds hci
health failing and household duties
becoming more than she can comfortably manage, whenever extra demands are made upon her strength,
she should adopt the safe and simpla
expedient of enriching her blood with
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Mrs.. W. F.. Burns, Guelph, Out.,
says: "A few years ago we had three
children born in three years which
left me so run down and nervous that
I was .not'able lo do my work. ,T,he
last baby lived only two weeks and
the worry that added to my weak
condition, shattered my nerves. Our
family"'doctor for several months
tried to build mc up, : but nothing
seemed to benefit me. I suffered
agony with my head, ..nd was terrified with ,\ fear that I would lose my
reason. The headaches from which I
suffered Would leave mc completely
prostrated. During . one of . these
spells 1 went to another doctor, who
advised a change of scene. 1 went
j away for a fc\y weeks but was discontented and wanted to be back
! home, .so., my., husband came .and,
brought me home again. A few days
later my. sister came to sec mc and
asked mc to try Dr. Williams' Pink
E'ills. I got three boxes, and by the
time I had used them all I was completely well, cculd dr< all my own
work without feeling tired, and waa
like.-a; new woman. This, was five
yc.-irs ago, .'.ml since then two.other
children ha-, come, and I am still,
enjoying perfect health." .   .
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Pills from any.dealer in medicine, or
j bv . mail   .:   50 cents a   box  or     six
'boxes   for,$2.50: from  -llic _Dr.    Wil-
���; iiani.v! .Medicine Co.. Brockviile,-Ont.
j-., ��� V   Uneasy ���'���
!���'   It   was   in  a   church     yard.       The.
I morning., sun  shone brightly and  the
i d.c'\v was still on thc grass.
i   " "Ah,.this is thc weather.that makes
J things   spring   up-,"   remarked  a   pas-.
I scrby  casually   to   an   old   gentleman
i seated on a bench.
!     "'Hush!''.'replied the old gentleman.
'I'Tvc got three wives buried here."
V;;;.V:.;V: Dying by Inches ;;
SethV WoodburyVwas.-. a. -tigli-fistcd
old farmer. When his brother -WiU
liam.died, it .-was said that Seth; had
even-.grudged.- the money for -proper
medical care.;.: Scth hitched/-up!, and
drove ..to. town to-have a.notice- of
his .brother's death inserted Vin thc
local paper.   ���!;'���
'���'���'."There a.iii't-'-'no charges,; be there?"
he asked anxiously. "...
VrV:'.O.h,-vj"cs,.. indeed,"'.':' answered ;-,the
editor, ."ourVralc is; a dollar an inch."
; .--'"Crackv!"'"'muttered'-'the bid V man;
7ari'-Biirsix foot two!'v7;:!;:;
You Look As YOU FEEL
You know well enough when your liver is loafing.
OAWCTIO A TIAM is the first warning; then yoa
Wild i II HI iUFl begin to "feel mean all over."
Your ekta soon gets the bod news, it
grows doll, yellow, muddy and go*
Violent pnr����tfcea are not what yoa
fleed���jest tbe gentle help of this old*
time  stsndsrd remedy.
Small Pii!,  Small Dose, Small Price.
many colorfees faces hut ^*wUl greatly help moat jsrie-��Bced people.
xA f*
a year in Canada,   and   $2.50.111   the
United States.
Editor and-Finartciei'
:iquent Co-Owner Notices ^25.00
iand Oil  Notices     * 00
ray Notices 3.00
.-.Is of Thanks     1.00
nihcalc of Improvement  10.00
'A/here more than one claim appears ir notice, $2.50 for each ad-
vlitiwiial claim.)
Al! other legal'advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and S cents a line for
each subsequent' insertion, noupariel
The blue cross' means lhat
your subscription i.s due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
Trap Shooting
At Midway on June 30th a fcrap-
sliootiog match was held. between
the Oroville and Midway .Clubs,
[a the first romul of '2">, the home
team won out by 102 to 97. The
scores follow:
W. B. Sexou    -   21
C. B. Powell   -   24
S. B. Gjerde   -   13
R. Frank -    17
C. C. Hedger       22
[m%y��%&m% gymtev
-  24
D. Biner
J.G. McMynn 18
Ed. Richter 16
Wm. Jenks 23
Joe Richter     21
Orhmany is suffering from a
lack uf love and truth.
Snlyki: is stuck nt 90-\ in New
York. Someone should help it to
reach the even dollar mark.
Russia is suffering from a German cancer. It should be cat out
���with a knife or  Christian  Science.
Thr Salvation Army is beloved
by the soldiers in France. 3t follows the Hag and does its big bit
without fear or hesitation.
Tiik Hon. Bob Greeu owns about
30 per cent, of the stock in the
Nelson News, and the public thank
hiin for giving them snch an excellent piper.
Get your coal in tbis summer,
and all other supplies that the law
will allow you. This will relieve
the strain on railways next winter,
and it will also save you considerable money.
Eyisx the telegraph is slow these
days.    A  telegram   recently   sent
Irom a Boundary town  took  more
vlmn 30 hours to reach its destina-
'011 in Vancouver, too old to serve
V'} purpose for which it was sent.
Tiij: bond of union between the
X  ited States and England is grow-
:���:��� stronger.      At   au  American
Lip. in   France   the  othei   day,
!ing fieorgeand Queen  Mary   ate
.-jeir-   fust meal of real buckwheat
';ikes.' ���-.-.-.
Wk  recently  posted two letters
New. Denver addressed tp towns
other   parts   of   the province.
1 ev started around the world but
.re stopped, at Montreal and sent
est again,, finally  reaching  their
iostination too.late  to be. of much
value.    Mistakes of this kind have
u.tendency   to  increase profanity
and.trouble, and should be avoided
wherever possible.
Hare    17
Pledger    19���22���21
C. P. Powell    22���24���16
H. C. Cox    iS���18
R. J. Frank    21���17
S. B Gjerde    21���14���13
Bu tier    16���20
Taylor    12���14
D. Biner    18���24���22
Wm. Jenks   23���24
J. Richter    21���22
J. G. McMynn    23���18���1?
Ed Richter    26���21
out of 25
62 out of 75
62 out of 75
36 out of 50
38 out of 50
48 out of 75
36 out of 50
26 out of 5o
64 out of 75
47 out of 5o
43 out of 50
5S cut of 75
37 out of 50
The following took part in the
new beginners contest: W. O'Donnell, Jas. Bush, J. Landers, J.
GiBson, W. Tippie, John Zurfluh,
W. X. Perkins, W. Biner, Ruoche,
J. Lindsay and G. Stockly. J
Bush and J. Landers tied with 41
oufe of 50. W. O'Donnell came
second with 34. i ;    '"
NOTICE is hereby tjivcti tlia.t the deferred
.Annual General Meeting of the above-named
Company will be held al the resist red office of
the company, in the City of Greenwood, B. C,
on Wodtiesdny, the 7l.li day of August, 1918. at
10:30 o'clock in tlie forenoon, for the following
purposes namely:���To receive and consider the
annual statement of accounts and balance
sheet, and the reports of the Directors and Auditor thereon: to elect Directors and other officers;
to transact the other ordinary 'business of the
Company; and to confirm the disposal bv the
Company of all its mineral claims situate iu
tUeYernon Mining- Division of the District of
Yale, and of its mineral claims aud interests
therein situate in Central Camp, in said Distric.
Greenwood, B.C., June 29th. 1918.
By order, rt���j.
M. J. M. WOOD, Secretary.'
Argo Tunnel
The Ordinary General Meeting of the
Shareholders of the Argo Mining aud
Tunnel Company, Limited, (11011-personal
liability), of Greenwood, British Columbia, will be: held at the.Company's Office,
Greenwood, 011 the Sth day pf July. 1918,
at 8 p.m..
.   Dated this 26th day of June, 1918,
Piesident Secretary   .
The world's greatest contralto,
Mad a tne! Schumann-Heink of San
Diego, is an honorary colonel of
the 21st Infantry in that city, and
has four sons in the IT. S.' service.
She intended to go *o France laet
moiith to give her services free in
singing to the soldiers at the front,
but has been delayed for a few
weeks awaiting the event Infeb the
.,world of her 10th grandchild. A.b
her age thi? great singer ia sacrificing a great deal for the cause of
Greenwood High School
Promotions for  the year ending
28 June 101S.
Junior   Preliminary   to   Junior
Advanced: Allan Morrison, S.O.S.;
;n��:orge Ilaliefct, S.G.S.;   Fred Haf-
vVVis, S.O S ;   Malcolm   Williamson,
!V:.'0.-S.;    Nellie  Axam,   Mary Mcintosh,   Annie Eustis (condition-
���'���v';i'Juriior.,;:A'dy.abced  to Intermediate:      Gordon VMcLaren,   8.O.S.;
Crt-ightbh v.   McCutcheon;     Allan
Eustin     (conditionally)    S.^O; S.-;
Ethel Royce .(conditionally.). .
V'i rrhoHP:!raarke(]S. 0; S.: hare been
Vf; rijiloyod s;nce!;:Easteras .''Soldiers.
iiXxthe  Snii;''.:!!!;They   will!'receive
'V.'if-ir standing when school reopeis
V..t>.Sept. 3rd,   on   their^prpgenjfeirig
v v idence of con ti.nuous and .eati.?.
XX X. iXXXX XXXXX' -yX -     ���:.-, /Teacher.-
'���.���A'aL^i'iiveft.:; com^nyls; work-,
"X xX-X ;!'^r:ljp!dihgsVin!Vtlie'Sini-;
���''" n-VicV-fo'iv; platinnm,;.!bSitiQ3��iri'!
",*U. a;e>Vorth;7Sl05, ��� $155.'. and
V_3 ���''an''.'bun.ce;.T'::-These-:!inetals aie
.-',!W(i.'iouridViD Cariboo:, V,,.;.:vkv-v
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed
lands only-.. ..--'������ .".
. Records wilVbe fira.nUHl .covering only
land .-suitable--for agricultural-' purposes,
and whicli is non-timber land.
��� Partnership pre-i'mptions ������'abolished,-
but.parti.es of not inore than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with
joint residence, but each making necessary improvements on respective claims.
Pre-emptors must occupy claims for
five years and make improvements to
value of $10 per acre,-including clearing
and cultivation of.at least 5 acres, before receiving Crown Grant.
Where pre-emptor iii occupation not
less than s-years, and has made proportionate improvements, be may, because
of. Ill-health or. other cause, be granted-
Intermediate certiiicate of-improvement
and transfer his claim.
Records .without permanent residence:
may be issued provided applicant makes
improvements, to-extent of $.'!00. per annum and records.s:i��ne each year. Fail-:
ure to make inipifivenients or record
same will operate as forfeiture. Title
cannot be ohtainorl on these claims in
less than 5 years; with improvements of
510 per acre, including ". iii-res cleared,
and cultivated, and residence, of at.
least   - years.
rrfl-!Oiiipt��r lioldinir Cnnvn Clrnnt may
record another ]>re-eiuptioii, if he rer
'quires land in conjunction with ; his
farm, without act ual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and
residence maintained oh Crown .granted,
- Unsurveyed areas, not exceedinR- 20
acres, may he leased as homesitcs;
title to be ol>tained after fulfilling residential  and  improvement conditions.
For grazing ami industrial purposes,
areas exceeding Gin acres maybe leased
hy one person or company.
The scope of this. Act is enlarged to
include all persons joining and serving
-with His Majesty's: Forces. The time
within which the heirs or devisees of a
deceased pre-emptor may apply for
title under this Act is extended from
one year from the death of such person;
as formerly, until one:ycar after the
conclusion of :������ the. -present.'- war. . This .
privilege is .also made retroactive:  :./���
V  ACT".
Provision . is   made- for   the   grairt V-to :
persons holding - .uncompleted ;-Agree-:
;..nient-S  to  Purchase- frnm  rhe  Crown, of
such proportion,of th"..l:iiw.l, if divisible,.'.
-,as: tlie,  payments, alp-adv:  : made : will
. cover   in  proportion  tO't!ie:sale  price of
the v,.l:oie,parcel.    Ta-h .or'.more'.'persons'-
linlding'sucli ^-Agrwempiits " may :���' fcrbuji.v
': thc-ir-'int. crests,;uk1 .apply" for=.'a  propMr-.'."
tionate^ alliitinent-i'.'joir.tly.'-. ��� !f   it-.:is--.n.of:'
.consiOe'red iadvisalile.i.to- d.iv-ile;-tbe land"
covered by an application f'.r.W- propor-::
'��� tionate.-allotment, 'an.'allotment.-.'.of--la:.'J ;
r;'of |-.equal -.viilue':.selected".froi'i.-.':; vaiiabic.
:'-Crown :la'nds   in '��������� the :..loeaiity-:;nay ;be '
made. .These allotments are conditional
: UDon   payment of    all;,taxes -'d-^'_-   :the
-Crown, or- to";- any:-/-municipality'.'.'J The-
.-rights.:-- of -persons to  whom  thfe. pur-.
'chaser...from:.-the  Crown������ lias; agreed.'.to..:
sell.are also protected. . The decision of.
���the '-MinisterVof. I^andsin. respect.'to. the-
.���adjustment: of; a proportionate alloTnje-nt'
is final.' -The-.time-for-vrnaking appUc.i-
��� ti-on for- these .'allotment?.vis- limited :to'
.the.1st day. ..of- >f;>y;,.1915.-"":Any.' applica'-'
'tion. rRa.de.-after .-this-:date.: will' not :l.e ���
'considered.: Thes-. .'allotment* apply to.
���itown' lots and'-.iands;-of.-..the' Crown, sold.
at ��� public' auction^','
.' For information apply-to any Pr ivin- ���
���cLaJ .Goyemineat'''ABent-.or-:-to;.
��� ���--.���'���'-...���'������.'"���.'��� .''.O.'R^NA'DES*,- -
I>eputT Minister of Lands,
..XXx-Xy-xX ...xy. Victoria, E. O. .'
Windsor Hotel
Greenwood, B.C.
The Windsor Hotel is one of the
oldest and most comfortable hotels in the
red metal metropolis. It is located in the
heart of the city, and convenient to all
business houses, Heated with steam and
electricity, Fine sample rooms. Many
of the bedrooms contain electric heaters,
The bar is replete with modern beverages. Hot coffee, sandwiches, and light
lunches always ready. Touch the wire
if you want rooms reserved.
Front St. Next to City Hall. NELSON
P. 0. BOX 865
Satisfaction Guaranteed
Estimates   Given   on all Kinds   of
Granite and Marble Work
Vacation time often means that families are   seperated,
ome members going to holiday places.   Separation, however,
does not mean being out of touch with each other.   The telephone is then the convenient communication���inexpensive,
with no loss of time.
Remember, too, that between 7 p.m. and Sa.in., you can telephone for three times the day period foif the same charge.
��� &&S��&5��&��&&
Dealers in Fresh aud Salt Meats, Pish
and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
British Columbia has been
here a long time so has
the B, C, Cigar. Absolutely Guaranteed, *Clear
Havana Filled, The Cigar
that never varies,    ,   ,   ,
Haveyou tried one lately?
This hotel is operated on the European plan, and rooms can be obtained
from 50 cents a night upwards. The
Cafe never closes, night or day, and
within its portals you can obtain
everything in season, from turtle soup
to roast turkey. Do not forget this
when visiting the metropolis of
I Cbe Bume Botel'j
t nelson, B*e* *
The only up^to^date Hotel in the interior,
in every respect,
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in
each room.
First Class Cafe and Barber Shop
Steam Heated;   Electric. Lighted.
RATES 31.00 per day and up; European Plan.
Bus*Meets all Trains and Boats.
: E. W. WIDDOWSON, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biio8, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:-���Gold, Silver, Lead or Copper
$1 each; Gold-Silver, (single assay)
|i.oo. Goid-Silver (duplicate assay)
\1.50. Silver-Lead J1.50. Silver-Lead-
Ziuc 83.00. Charges for pth��r metals etc
bn application.
The Knob Hill Hotel
One of the largest hotels In
the city.   Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty meals.
A. O. JOHNSON      -     PROP.
"Everybody's Eating It"
The most economic dessert.
Costs no more than other desserts
in money���and nothing in time
or labor.   By it of your dealer
by the pint 0/ quart.
Ask for "Curlew"
Mazda Tungsten Lamps
15, to 40 Watt Lamps���50c each,
60 Watt Lamps���75c each.
100 Watt Lamps���$1,25 each.
60 Watts
100     "
200   "
$1,25 each
2.00 �����
3.50 "
Greenwood City Waterworks Co.
.   dllitary Serwfca Aet, 1917-1
Men 19 and 20 Years of Age.
. Harvest Lsjsvg-   .
Lesvo of Alssesiee .ois fennel of Extreme Hardship.
"Procedure*to'oM&is? Leave--cf Absence.   ' .
Men Nineteen and Twenty Years-of Ago. "':
It has comc to the attention of the Government that there is a widespread
impression that young men of nineteen years, and those who became twenty
since October 13, 1917, as well as these who may become nineteen from time to
time and -who have been or will be culled upon to register under the Military
Service Act, are to be immediately called to the colours.
��� . This impression is quite incorrect. No date has yet been fixed for calling
upon such men to so report for duty, nor has the question been brought^ before
the Cabinet for decision. In view of the need of labour on the farm, it is most
unlikely that consideration will be given to the matter until after the harvest is
over, although .of course the Government's action must be determined primarily
by the military situation.
There is-no'further obligation incumbent upon young men of the ages
above mentioned who have registered or who do so hereafter, until they receive
notice from.the Registrars. v_
Harvest Leave.
Some enquiries have been received as to the possibility of granting harvest
leave to such troops as may be in the country at that time. No definite assurance can be given on'������this point ay advantage must: be taken of ships as they
become available. On the other hand/ harvest leave will be given if at all
Leave of Absence on Grounds of Extreme Hardship.
It is desired tliat the.-Regulations i expecting leave of absence in cases of hardship should be widely known a: id fully iKideistood. Such leave will be granted
in two cases:-��� (a) where extreme hardship arises by reason of the fact that the
man concerned is either the only son capable of earning a livelihood, of- a father
killed or disabled on servit;^ or prescrJ.ly in service overseas, or in training for
such service, or under treatment after re turning from overseas; or the only
remaining of two or more -brothers capable of earning a livelihood (the other
brother or brothers having been killed or disabled on service, or being presently
in service overseas, cr in training for oveiocas or vinder treatment after his or
their reti.vr. from overseas); .brother.-, -na-n-iecl Ixierc 4th August, 1914, living in
separate c. Lablisiiments and bavin;.?; a child or children not to be counted,
in detent'...ring the. fact-that the man is the "only" remaining son or brother;
(b) where extreme hardship arises ..by reason ofexceptional circumsta,nces such as,;
���: the Tact ':.thak'?thc niari ��� cpivVcrned is-; tl; o -role -<: support ���; of a widpiwed, mother, an
It is: to be notedthat in all; thc^c t ;v cs thc;3:overriing fa,ctor is'not liard^iip,
loss or suffering to^thc'indVv-idu'ah.boiidviiibd^b'u^to others, that is, members of
his family or those depend' ii^ uponlv^y. }X:xxx:x x
Procedure tp-Obtain je:lve oi-;-^i:n^^XxXiXXX%xxxx--X':
:;?:-A:sihiple;system .Tor/'c paling Avitli th esc, eases has been adopted.    Forms of
vapplicatiohjhaye been.sup] lied: to:every^33epQt Battalion ancl an ojfficer of each
Ttem^ concerned should:o^ he desires to apply ���;
������������'for .'leave .6 f^
v-^rmwiU then,be filled:w
;the^meantime/ifthecase'appears men
Cleave of absence for:th?rty:days;so:^
JTssi^p'-btv.]Qepartment:'</F" ;M
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