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 \ ^^^yi^JiaCLj^^  *1  Enderby, B. C, April 22, 1909  AND  ALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 2; No. 8; Whole No. ���������������������������0  xx  zxxz.  *<2xl  NEWS IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN AND DISTRICT BOILED DOWN FOR LOCAL READERS  7XX1  XX.  XTXT  XZX=ZC  :>o<  1  toEn-  a few  be pushed farther into the field  and the back-stop placed inside  the railing. The grandstand is  to be given greater seating ^capacity and will be tight-roofed.  The unsightly booths that have  occupied the ground west of the  grandstand, have been removed  and the booths will be put into  the curling rink.  The meeting calle for last Monday night to consider the matter  of celebrating 24th of May, was  attended by but few. Mayor  Bell presided. A. Fulton was  elected president of the Celebration Committee and J. A. Dake  secretary. Dr. Keith and H. N.  Hendrickson were elected the  finance committee. The naming  of the other committees .and,the  PnbU������������������h������������������d ���������������������������very T_.urtc.ay at En4������������������f^r;-rtirOM������������������^Way-o{.tlM4������������������neu^OkiMia������������������Kn^l^ita_������������������E.th<..THs Cj_*t?_an RecLAppla u_th* Calif  - ���������������������������- '-v^..,^;..-,.^^iv7,..r,:.,.>,._.,_._. ;.,���������������������������,.,.,....-,.-������������������-<-n-T---���������������������������������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������'���������������������������:-''-."���������������������������.. ';-.;..- ..J- '-v-'���������������������������"'?        -''* '*"- "'" "  -'"   '. .'.,���������������������������������������������"..��������������������������� "���������������������������    -. ''Entered in the Poet Office at Enderby.-B. C��������������������������� as secorid:claes matter.   ....  H.   '���������������������������___*".   WALKER  Advertising rates on application.   Subscription,'one year, $2; six months, $1  A blue pencil mark here indicates that your subscription is past due,  and the editor -would like to retain your name on the roll of honor.  AddraM all communications to- ' -THE WALKER PRESS, Enderby, B. C.  Pa say8:  "Plant trees arid flowers about your church  and you won't have to call so loudly to God." -. :,  ^Nr^W,"  Z_>������������������__^������������������_  i FROM ONE MAN'S, POINT OF VIEW  Mrs. C. E. Strickland returns  from Vernon this week.  Miss Race will return  derby from England in  weeks.  Turn out, everybody, to the  Celebration Committee meeting,  in the city office tomorrow night.  A son was born to Mr. and  Mrs. W. Pilking'ton, of Enderby,  at the Vernon hospital on April  6th.  Walter' Robinson has added a  McCormick biscuit cabinet to his  store fixtures, and is building a  warehouse in the rear of his  store.  Mr. Peter Greyell has been ap-  . pointed City Poundkeeper.   As  announced in our last ..issue, the,  pound by-law will be strictly enforced.  The Endorby Oddfellows, 38-  . strong, went to church last Sunday, Re v> Mr. ,- Freeman giving  them a service in;-the'Baptist  church at 3 p. m. ' ' .  I. you are the owner of a dog  and neglect. to pay. your .dog  tax, you will, be blue-papered  after May 1st.. That's what the  notice says on another page.  A four-foot wire-netting extension has been added to the  lattice fence, enclosing the lawn-  tennis court, and the grounds are  being* put into shape for the season's games.  The  Presbyterian   church is  leading the way in the matter of  beautified church grounds, a lawn  having been laid out around the    ^^...^     _,.. .       .���������������������������       __ _. ,.  -church-with=flower.beds.and_plota _'/3PWS.   This is a dissertation, a disqui  ������������������������������������������������������ appropriately placed.  Miss Edith Johnston was  thrown from her, horse last Friday and received injuries that  have confined her to her bed. It  will be good news to all to learn  that she is out of danger from  serious complications as a result  of the severe concussion.  A rush of work in the job de-  . partment of the Walker Press,  has prevented our adding the usual two pages to accommodate  the increase in the demand on  our advertising space. Next  week we will make up for shortcomings, both to advertisers and  readers.  At the special meeting of the  City Council last Wednesday evening, the street improvement bylaw passed its second reading;  100 shade trees were ordered  from M. J. Henry for planting  on the City Recreation Ground;  extensive improvements were  '��������������������������� _ecided .upon and ordered on the  Recreation Ground; Peter Greyell  was appointed poundkeeper, and  it was determined to rigidly enforce the pound by-law.  The City is doing splendid  work on the Recreation' Ground.  An avenue of shade trees is to be  planted down the sides and scattered as a grove in the western  end beyond the playing limits.  An elbow railing will be built  from the entrance gate to the  grand stand.   The diamond will  completing of arrangements for  the celebration was left to the  next meeting, which will be held  tomorrow, (Friday) evening at  the city office. The finance committee, wili . report at that time  the amount of funds available.  Mr. Worthington, on behalf of  the band, reported that the Armstrong band haa expressed its  readiness to. join with the Enderby band in providing music on  the 24th if the ..Enderby band  would, reciprocate on July 1st.  The proposition was heartily  endorsed, but final action was  left over until it could be dealt  with by the proper committee.  The second edition of the Mara |  booklet leaves the. Walker.' Press  this "week for, Mr; Chas. W; Little  of Mara. Returns from the first  edition have far exceeded Mr.  Little's expectations. " Writing  us under date of the 14th, Mr!  Little says:, "I am pleased to be  able to report progress the past  few days. Transfers of four  blocks have gone through. Mr.  J. N. -Hughes bought the fine  farm of Geo. E: Little, Mr. S. D.  Hine bought three acres with  house and orchard at the station,  from Mr. W. Witala, and is getting things ready to put up a  store ,and boarding house at once.  Mr. C. E. Davidson bought 65  acres of Mr. J. Moser's pretty  place at the head of the lake;  and Geo. E. Little bought 5 acres  from H. M. Law, and will'build  a home on the, river bank-.'.' _  E E K L  ,"In order, o be poor iii. the Okanagan, you have to waste an awful lot of -Time and Money."/  >>syM  ������������������  t , sition^inj^scantr^or^words-rto^that  ^-^ effect. Enderby cows furnish : the  wh(e)y. Enderby has a delightfully intelligent lot of cows.. Going or coming, they  are always ruminating, and of a garderiis-  tic tendency. Enderby has cows that can  open gates with the machinery of one end  while batting flies with the machinery of  the other end, and never lose a Fletcher-  ization in the process. We have cows that  can do everything the ordinary newspaperman can do, except chew tobacco, spit and  mind the baby. But they can't read the  newspapers. Would to gawd they could.  They can't read the local paper, and do not  know all the direful things the City Council is threatening them with. And so they  just ruminate around, delightfully ignorant  of all the bad things said about them.  The other day���������������������������it was Monday���������������������������blue  Monday at that���������������������������and early in the morning  ���������������������������one of these cows with a penchant for  breakfast, mosied into a flower garden a!nd.  did the cake-walk up- and down a bed of)  asters; two-stepped the cannas and daffodils and made a breakfast off of narcissus  buds, all of which a young lady had tenderly cared for from the going of the snow  ���������������������������a Spring's labor, and the result of weeks'  of patient, expectant watching blasted in a  few minutes���������������������������and for what? ,....'  To the cow and people with cow ideas  this means nothing. It is another flowerbed gone, that is all. To the lover of the  beautiful, it means another sacrifice upon  the altar of sordid, wretched meanness.  We have;heard a great'deal about.theidifficulty ofenforcing a pound by-law".n. _m  open range.country, ail of which is argument from the selfish end. . We are told  that it works a hardship on the Indians,;.6  impound their stock. The Indians have  had 6,000 acres of the ^est land tied up, in  the Enderby reserve for half a century. If  in this'time.they-have not cleared enough  land to afford pasture for their stock, whose  fault is it? It is true, -in, an open range  country stockmen have a free" hand, but  :onlyJnsofar_a_sJtjippii^  communities. The citizen's rights in a  community like this demand that he compels the enforcement of the laws under  which the city is or should be governed.  When a man buys or rents, property in a  town where certain laws are on the books  which mean the protection of himself and  property, he expects those, laws,to be enforced. That is what he pays his taxes for.  It is not the privilege or the mayor and  council to say whether the laws shall be enforced or not. They are not doing their  duty unless they do enforce them. We are  well aware that this position is contrary to  the custom that has prevailed here, but  that does not mean that the practices of  the past have been right. They have led  to the habitual side-stepping of all of our  by-laws, until to-day the official body has  to give notice that it intends to enforce  this or that by-law in the future. And the  peoplejvho have been ��������������������������� in the habit of sidestepping this or|that by-law pay no more  attention to thefhdtice than the cows do.  However, the. City Council mean business this time, and public opinion is back  of them. The pound by-law is going to be  enforced. If you own one of the intelligent  critters keep her off the streets. There  must not be any half measure about it. If  the law is to be made effective it must be  rigidly enforced, not for one day or one  week, but all the time, and against all  people alike.  -At the Board of Trade meeting  last Friday evening, two appli-"  cations for membership were accepted, Mr. V.  C.  Brimacombe  and Mr.  F. V.  Moffet jr.   Mr.  W. Allan Dobson  introduced, a  resolution setting forth the need  of a  more equitable ��������������������������� system of ,  taxation in municipalities.     The  advertising committee' reported  the urgent need of a booklet to .  be used in the publicity work now  being carried on by the Board  and after debated H. W. Harvey  introduced  a resolution asking  the advertising committee and  the  executive   officers- of-the  Board to approach the City Coun-^  cil for. an appropriation of. $400^  to carry on the publicity1 work.  The A. R. Rogers 'Lumber Co. < ;  started the sawsr.onjthe season's  cut this week.; The mill work.d '-  without a. KitQh" from, the' first ;"  turn-oy.jBr.:;\Thei*e is a noticeable';.  srar<_t&;of;.J^^^  son and a-' cbryjespcmdin'^inbreasevv  in. ,the'.number-:;.of  white;men/",  both.in the mill and yard;/"The';'  only set-back thireateriihg is.the ;  difficulty in: getting. Jogs-.to the  .  nigger; owing to  the low water- -<  in  the\ river/  ? However,' the '  weather has become warmer the '>.';.  past day or two, -.and in a-week ',  or ten days the ��������������������������� water should be v-  high enough to fill the booms.   ,'  Classified  Ads  Under this head. 3c. word first insertion; lc each  subsequent insertion!       " .."   " ' '   - .  WAMTED���������������������������Good general servant.  Light work. Good wages.. Apply���������������������������  Mrs. V.; C.  Brimacombe,'. Enderby,  ���������������������������: B. _.���������������������������-���������������������������>, . <���������������������������' .   .. , ... ''���������������������������������������������������������������������������������> :������������������������������������������������������- .   r .  WANTED���������������������������A=woman-tailorIapprenticeL  and assistant.   W. 'Elson, 'Enderby,  B. Ci"        ��������������������������� * -     _���������������������������'    ���������������������������  STUMPING POWDER-The ' carload  of stumping powder for.the(.Spallum-.  cheeh Farmer's Institute has arrived *  and we are now prepared' to fill orders.   J. B. Bird,  sec,  Armstrong.  WAR SCRIPT-For sale.    Price, $800.  G. Neve, Enderby, B. C.  LOST-Black collie dog, 9 months old,  on Apr. 9th; name ''Rover." Reward  will be paid anyone bringing dog back  to G. B. Wallace, Armstrong.  PASTURE--Wanted: horses to pasture.  Apply, R. Waddell, Hazelmere ranch  FOR SALE���������������������������1 Bain farm wagon; also  1 set heavy trucks, 6-inch tires; both  in good condition. Also 1 Prairie  State incubator, 100-egg, and two  brooders same make for 100 chicks  each; $20 the three. R. Waddell,  Hazelmere ranch, Enderby.  MISS C. M. DAYKIN, Graduate Nurse  of the Vancouver General Hospital, is  prepared to make engagements for  nursing in,medical, surgical and' maternity work. For information re. engagements, apply to Miss C. "M. Day-  kin, Armstrong, or care of Mrs. W.  T. Holtby,^Enderby.  WANTED TO EXCHANGE-40 acres  improved; 1 mile from Vernon; choice  fruit land. Will exchange for farm  or town property at Enderby. Would  exchange half of property. H. B. C.  Poison, Armstrong, B. C.  FOR SALE-Heavy horses, "saddle  horses, young" pigs, alfalfa seed.  Stepney Ranch, 'Enderby.  FOR SALE: CHEAP���������������������������One-horse tread  power complete; almost new. W.H.  Hutchison, Enderby.  I  1  i     l\  v _ V# '<.  THE   SNBERBYa-PRESS   AND   WALKER'S  -WEEKLY.  ">rV.iO  NEWS fROMTHEOLD LAND  Many Interesting Happenings Reported From  Great Britain.  MM  ���������������������������MM  (London Daily' ZNTail.)���������������������������  *��������������������������� eorre.-p.nndout at Old Calabar ..ends,  ..  _. ,'igeria, the following nies-  !.:������������������������������������������������������_<  via  SI!.!::  The work or the Xigor and Cross 1 liver expedition is proceeding, and already  a lit rye area ha. been brought under  ...control. Tlie force, is organized iu three  columns, each dealing wilh a large tract  ot country.  A large base camp ha? l.eo.ii formed at  Ikoni. :t town, some fifty miles front ihe  .-.'boundary of   North   Nigeria.      Ail   the  .tore.,  oi"  the  column  are concentrated  here,  arid  when  necessary  the coltinuis  .. return to the base-to refit.'.:;.'..  The force a ..Colonel Tv. lehavd's dis-.  ;;,  posal   is  composed  of. portions, of companies from the 1st aud 2nd battalions  - South   Nigeria   Kegimout,   drawn   from  the 'various .-garrisons' in the ���������������������������'Protector-,  .���������������������������'.", ate. \ -;'���������������������������:���������������������������, '���������������������������- ;   ���������������������������'���������������������������.'- T  The fii.t phase of the. present opera-;  /.ions' will deal with  the' Iho tribe. This  tribe  occupies, a   vast tract of country  c;ist;oi the Niger, and between Ibo and  Tdali:  it   reaches   eastward   about  half-  A,Avay to the Cross ..'River.    The tribe indulges :in   human   sacrifices,   poisoning  ; and extensive slave dealing. ';:.  It is a crime with this tribe for a  woman, to have twins. When this occurs the .woman is driven away into the  bush and tlie twins- are killed. The  t vibes..; the expedition will, dca I wi th are  firmedwith flint-lock; guns and nse.poi-  - soned arrows to a large extent. -.'..T,  ; As. a largeportion of the Okpoto and  "...imshi  country    is    administered ���������������������������/ by  ' 'North Nigeria.. Colonel:Trenchard has "in--  ; strVictions; to hicct The resident; of these  districts on the frontier 'with a view to  consulting as to the best -means to be  employed   to  bring; these. tribes  tinder  Government control.   Having dealt with .  the: Okpoto s, the column will move cast-  -;��������������������������� y."nriK'a longth e bo'u nd a r y, deal; wi th tlie���������������������������  ..Aitinsliis/ und Tt_s_ and finally (1eniobil-  Tc  at.   Abukaliki.   the: most "northerly .  .- South- Nigeria   station'���������������������������'���������������������������.near  the .Cross  ^Hivo:\-^v_4-.'^-;;:;.H-. ;-.T.;;,;;  ��������������������������� .Tlie heat ��������������������������� is;;inloivsc.  and 'the troops.;  .especially those; opera ting- in  the  sem.i-  Avitterless : clisti-ictyiiti'e .: cuiduring . cbhsid::  ;erablc>harclsiiip. '���������������������������:TT;.:TTTTT. . TTT:T  IMll_V_M������������������MMMMMMM������������������������������������MMtoMj������������������_H_r  young as yet. neither of them much over |  fifty, and there is plenty of time. j  Kiich   of   the   four   elephants   oats   aj  hundred weight, or two of iiay daily.    If j  they have a long march ,or heavy duty i  in the fields before them they are given  ten ouurter  loaves  of  bread  apiece for  break fast, its an. extra tit-bit.  .Altogether the animals at Burstow  Lodge _ coustimc considerably over two  tons of chaff daily, besides hay that has  not been cut. and the chaff-cutting is  almost entirely done by camels.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������'.-"���������������������������-  An elderly��������������������������� "oont" iiamod.McGoo is the  foreman-, and his. "innto," as a .rule, is  Sammy, a juvenile dromedary. who  takes a. very great delight in his .work,  and fills the liuinns of all -the other,  camels, iind dromedaries with bitter jealousy.    .";. "    '- -,'.���������������������������',       ''!!'' :...-']���������������������������''  On / this unique farm there are - ..-130  circus horses, and a. complete menagerie,  including lions, tigers.. wolves, -hyenas  and inonkevs. .;;:.     .-.   ..-:  DAYLIGHT  SAVING   BIL  ���������������������������J'.lie Board of Trade inquiry as  views     '  lc.lt5'  L.': ;���������������������������  'to. the,  of  tlie  country  on Mr,   W. W'il-  idc-a for saving iliivlio-ht in summer  ock one. hour is now  VRAI LWAYi. WAGONS  _.._,,.       ,,���������������������������.._ ^.jFEUD .^;  ; .'./Oy.cijv^  ;;: -;. v_r^;)TnrowivTcU-y.on;;AVednesday;vby.-,a:  Estrange "dispute _.bt_y,-ech .the;: ������������������������������������������������������..colliery;  .Owners and. the railway companies. .:    ;���������������������������  ���������������������������;;,:;'; .Che; companies last^roiidiiyiniposed a:  .���������������������������;;chavge. of.,: _ _,;.da; day on Their wagbiu.  TAyhemdet aiiied; on. colliery (<_idings. on-the .  V groiind; thai, .there. Wits-undue detention:  : vyhich caused an iinnecessnvy shortage in ���������������������������  ��������������������������� "the "supply.' ��������������������������� The;01 linei. I. trade     had'  y threatened-to close down if the charge  "..���������������������������:were.Tnforc.ed.;.Avitli..the...result:, ofo.OOO  1 miners being involuiitarilythrown idle.  -J..TA1 can time .the ; resulU; ; are   "almost',  Toinie.v. 'There, are miles; of" empty waggons; -.;oiv the'.',: railways .���������������������������_���������������������������_". .iieh   the   mine  , owners, refuse to use.���������������������������'"���������������������������'���������������������������������������������������������������������������������: The loss: on .P.O.-  000 empties at ] s Gd a' day Ms thus  ������������������2,-  ���������������������������2. .) a;day to the companies.   On the oth-  ������������������;;t:-i':-hand,'tnany;of (liemilies-have private">\  wagons which ;>.remixed up anion _ the ���������������������������  emptit. 011 tlm companies'" lines, and. tbe  ^companies, v\ _11 charge fbemlsGd a-day  . until.---;tii.ey. are -employed..';"'.  Then the coal masters and steel makers pla.ed orders on ATediiesday for 0.-  < .0 private wagons at a-cost of '.������������������3,000,-  .0 be .-'Jndf-jK'iulent of the railway wag-  "iisi but the companies threaten to re-;  HLtr^^o=lifr4rM--he^s(^piiv;i.(i=\\;ii,gons^=^^  .    All   the  time   the  coal  and  minerals  are  there  to  be  carried, and  only  the  .railways can carry fhem, and it seems  .that some one has to give wav.  ELEPHANTS AT  PLOUGH.  Tiirtf miles from ITorley. in Surrey.  -i.iic remarkable sight of elephants plowing a fifty-itciv field, and doing- it ex-  iri'JKll_J?TlL.h;_'^]}V__<Ijij bl wi I nessed.:   '  Nor is this the only - ii 1111. it.tt I sight, To'  by advancing the. ci  almost concltided.'"For' month.s tlie .officials have been questioning  traders  on  their  views, and .My. Churchill will be in  possession of the report, it is expected,  sooii after Parliament reassembles.  ,. One of .the chief difficulties was that  . the Saw ���������������������������' .ork .and  London  and 'J .vcr-  1'Kiol Exchanges would not be open sufficiently   long  siniult-aiveott_ly.'  JJy  .AJ.on-  '.-(liiy-'s.. 'mail.';'   Mr. YV'iJLett. clisp .tciiec! To  cadi in em ber of. .Congress, a cif_ular.,]el:-  ;fcr,.iii:gu ing that" aii extra hour; of 'daylight in summer would, be just; as a_re_-.:  able; -to Americans    as  to JJritons.'aud  asking .each  niembei'  to; let  him   know  ���������������������������whether he would 111 trounce ;i:.Day light  Savi.ng:l.ill,in ;thq Jyggisliiture.-orjwou .1  support;one;ir.trodiiced by someone; else.  '������������������������������������������������������I  "\Vhen: I first drafted the, bill/', said  "Mv. A\'illett,V".r::,wrotcTb _M-ery. inember  0 f. t h e;.Ho ii sc 0f:. J. or d3'.;ft nd; t It e, M ou se 0 f.  Commons.^:;! received onJy one;;;reply,  froni:Arr.T!obeft Pearcc, wJiojhlrbduced  the.; bilk aud secured: the-app.iiitiuentVof  the.SelectvGoniniitte^. JlT  =pvessions: of ^goodwill ^towards-tlie"':. liieii--'  -stive ;;signeri .byyTv^enf--V::;peersia;ml^l7(k  ntcuibei-sTif-1 lie Hot! .c7 of vC0mi .mf..'.f;" .  '���������������������������':��������������������������� ^:-.-;. X 'v'] ?u b 1. i e:'' 1 :'j"e e'i hfg-" ;ip f;-> Iju sj n.es'. :-r hi c. n":- i fi'���������������������������  S!t|ipori_of;the bilkis:Tb.;be;:iield;,atithe  (MiildhitH; 01k; April ^20tJi,v.aiid- f!i. -.Lord;  3 lay or will Take the chah\  .v TT   T- :v  S'\i  IFROM; OMN'.l BUS TO  RANCH,    ;;  A I'ter ;his Tirst\ A~i _itJ: to  l.nghind:  Ativ  idney' Ividmaii, 'the���������������������������'millionaire,'."c.attle  king" :of; AustfaliitTi.eft;-JTiidon-:'-> ^'-tJi'is'  week for his home. Air; Kidman is said  To by the larges;_T  landowner    'iuThe:  world.   /He is.lnastei- of Tve.Tl.000.000  tu-ics. and has close upon 200,000Tattle  .and TO,000 horses//:y,'::':'.:.;\':.::^.y-^:"':]J'^  JJiu'ing his'::.stay  iii i.dndon Air.   l_i(b  niiiii luis made himself the friend .of the  omnibus man. ] In fact,..he is sending oil),  four drivers, Avith.' their fiiniiJios,: to iiis  :^tations in^Australiaj^payingiTlieiv-pas-  sages: and giving tlicin excellent  wages  out      there.:   He is  doing this also for  twenty lads,^including two .pages"from  his'hotel.:: T-  And' free _  from  that's earthly, viie,  See ni hallowed, pure, ami bright,  kike scone.--, in sonx' otj . hunt..   i._I;  Ail bathed in liriiiid liirht.  Tn  coin  tion:  "If  v. lecture  .'rote  thi.-  011  .Niagara  majestic, bi  Fall-.  .  of "(I-  inTefinite p,t.  ,!,  Is iiii (  Coiumhus  first   smiglit   l.iiis  eo:  witiMi Chri.-i suffered on the cross-  Moses led  Israel ihroug'.i the Uo .  nay. even when    Adam first ai.ni;:  tlie hand  of hi-;  Maker;  then,    a-  Niagara was roiiring here.   The   c,  tliat   species    of   extinct   giants  bones fill  lhe mounds of Ameiiea  U'itzed mi Niii . tra. as ours do now.  temporary  with  (lie  first    race of  \\ M-'ll  1-! U   - wheu  iV.nii  nuw.  ;.-. < of  wlio.-e  have  Con-  111 v\X.  an . older than I ho first, man, Niagara  is strong and fresh to-day as ten tliuu-  . .ind years ago. The inanimotli iiiut mastodon, so long dead that, fragmenU of  their monstrous bones alone testify that  they ever lived1, have ������������������_.._.od on Niagara.  ���������������������������iu thai. long. long, time never stii! for  a moment, fnever dried), never froze,  never slept, never rested."  The Ooltysburgaddress, in November,  .LSU.'J. has been justly admired, and is a  classic; surely. Its sadness, its .simplicity,  its pathos, its personal allusions, so unaffected, so free from self-consciousness,  ils naive',!.-, ihe great heart, of affection  tin. _binj. under those words, all point  to the essential greatness of the man.  Tim closing clan..! of the first inaugural  will be long quoted for its poetic beauty;  pen of a poet-heart:    '  it.  16c"  .     LADIES' COSTUME.  Thi.s costume i.s one of tho most, nciinir'cil of the new fashions. The  fronts of the waists urc crossed below (ho chemisette, of laec sm. sire oclg-  ecl with bands of embroidered velvet,. A pimple finish of braid or if mside  in lawn or other wash fabrics, of lace i.s equally el'feclive.  The skirl cut on simple lines is sihvays becoming and practiesil to  slender or stout women, the latter woman may use bund trim 111 ing Mear  the foot, of the skirt to detract from her height, while :or tlie oinsill wonim:  the nlain skirt is more favorable.  came iroin the  "I am loth lo close. We are not  luies. but friends. Though passion may  have strained, if must not break our  bonds of. affection. The mystic chord of  memory, stretching from every bsull.-  fiehi and patriot grave of every living  heart and hearthstone sill over this broad  land, will yet swell the chorus of tho  L'niou. when again touched, as surely  they will be, by the bettor angels of our  nului _.'���������������������������'  It, took four , years of hard pounding  with shot and shell and bayonet thrv.T  before the South was ready to have the  "better angels'"' of their nature touched.  But the kindness of heart, the tenderness of spirit, which inspired those words,  during all the ' period of that '-'hard  pounding.-' never once deserted. Lincoln,  .lames Russell Lowell divined the man  dn  died  1,  nn    0110  calling  brave,  foresee im.  dreadim? nrai.e.  not  new soil  the year  Lincoln    .ion  of 1 .ufnvch's mou."  "The   kindly-earnest,  man,  Sagacious,  patient,  blame,  New  birth   of our  American."  And Lincoln once said, while 1119 eyes  filled with tears: "'All that I am. r.mi all  that 1 hope to bo. I owe to my angel  motlier."���������������������������Alontreal Witness.  ,    r. *������������������������������������������������������   -1  .bo  nr.it  ABRAHAM LINCOLN.  fine fel-  "ve (lone  riding iu  I.here. ior close  -are   frequently  i.v camels---real j  lard   at    work-  ��������������������������� no .-.-Mil.  >:-iih-)--  i-utiing chiiit.  A i-"pi.>. .native nf thi. joiirnii! vi-iled  Bin-stow, l/tdge. where the animals, which  ate the .property of Sanger's Circus,  hibernate fm- f,mr months on the ���������������������������100-  su-re farm of M .  Lord .b.'nn S.-iugv:'.  In bright .-uti-.hine.- though tho'"givaiud  ���������������������������wst- w _iit<"* with  |Y<  ��������������������������� '.'>po������������������e.l   v.-aler   w:i>  Tiny,   whose   c'lii  itpjvsivs  to rest ��������������������������� cu  ;������������������;��������������������������� lhe liirge-t of  l.'ur'-fiiw  lyodgc.  p  r':'W-. merrily. \yr ]i  looking on  and cue  ; 1 rvii.is   wiih jovial  .-.lorf.  Annie .also can turn it good furrow, but  slip   i-   a   beginner,    .being   only   aboii  sixty vfiir.--. of age  '���������������������������Vour: omnibus drivers are  lows," .he remarked."������������������������������������������������������ recsntly.  it  jiowerful  lot of  omnibus  London ��������������������������� 011 top of the oiniiibuscs, talking to the men about their horses.   ��������������������������� "T  dvi?.=\'e%aid=toN'oine=of^tmeinf=^-oii==write=  to me if you want-to-go-to'��������������������������� Australia/  iind four of them-arc going.  "The best horses in the world it re in  l-higlaiid, a nd.'. tlie best treated. You  food them well, treat them well, and  drive them ���������������������������well. 'The London omnibus  and cab horses are the best "-in'their  da-- anywhere, and you see the finest  <h king.- The l'.ngli.s'n cattle, a.lso, are as  iine ii-s' can be found anywhere.  _..._JhtL_your.^l'ai:niers:_a re.lLJ'a .ncy,_J>e.-_  hind 11s in Australia: the. implements  1 hey.use are not nearly so up-to-date its  ours."   -* ... i  a  v '-ighty jit  lea-;..    Annie  wa.s led  out '  "T-J7,,A      \  few moniings iigo alone to the fields. I      /t"^:.j|   ft\\  ut.  re-* nt.���������������������������(!   the  "new-faiigh'd   notion." j &$&,)'j!/iv~v!^ V^_  s -.-lie regarded, the plow, and trumpeted , (.T/- . . '.��������������������������� il> .'*'s''''- .X'(l.^.V-.  -   As it, tour-led, awkward child  listening  to  Bible stories iind the "J.lgrim.   J'ro-  gvc.-'S'''  ;it the  knee of h*3 mother,   Lincoln was exhorted to "Tarn all you kin;  be of some account." .Lincoln did learn,  and  he certainly  was oi' some stccount;.  jle had to do laborious work of various  kinds   from  an  early age:    stud got ids  schooling at   interval*.       lie  fought in  ���������������������������the. J .ack Hawk War of 1S:.!2, wa's first  T* I Pert" cd~{f-r. 1���������������������������1 egi. i i 1 to r���������������������������i n-^JS.1! --fr^w-l 1 ci 1-  he ^\as twenty-five years of age:    was  sent, to Congress in IS-lli.  and  there his  opposition   to slavery became very conspicuous.      Lincoln's     election    to    the  Tvcsidency in November,  lSOO,   was  fob  lowed by t-he secession of tbe Southern  State1-, and civil war broke out only   a  moil'.1 after be. bad assumed office.   The  e\ciils of this war during the next four  yea is in  Lincoln's career belong to  the  dii.-.'i.ory    of   tl:_...l.nilcd    States.       'The  .president.'-, celebrated   proclamation,    of  einaiieipittion   was  is-ned   in September,  always in his opinion sin unlui.ppy necessity, and when the Southern States had  by 'their rebellion forfeited all claim  to  Hie protection of their peculiar'institution, it  wits mi easy    transition    front  tins view; to its withdrawal.-   The  final  unconditional      emancipation     without,  c'liipen.-alio!!  wa*,  however.-not agreed  to willingly by  Lincoln, who attempted  euriie. Iv.   but  ineffectually,  to convert  his      iiwii  cabinet  to his generous  iind  niitf.ee. nor was it known that he had  informal ion that an investigation wa.s  lo bo held into reports which, if true,  il treason upon his family iu the  But   he did appear, and  infinite sorrow in  long-ciieri. .icd .-chenie of  compensated  emancipation.  The deci.-.ko victory of Crank 'over Lee  on'A.pri! iind. I8(i">���������������������������Lincoln had been reelected president in LSf bad just afforded tiic prospect of nit immediate termination of tbe long war struggle, .when  on  the  fourteenth   of   the  ssiont,  ..nonth,  .'as font  White.   Hon  speaking slowly, with  his  voice,  he said:  "I. Abraham .Lincoln, President of the  United States, appear of my own voli-  lion before this committee of the Senate  io  say  that.  I. of  my  own   knowledge.  know thsit it, is untriie that anv of my  family  hold  treasonable  communication  with  the _eiie.inyv'  ~~^!aTing sa"ulT.imT7~u:rote"ii member  of the. eonimitteo. '-.Lincoln Went away  a" silently iind solitary as1 he came. We  sat ior some moments speechless. Then  by Licit agrcenieni. no word being  ���������������������������spoken, the committee dropped all con"  sideration of Hie rumors that the wife  of lhe .'resident  Union. Y\'e had  in the solemn and isokitei  his real  iif feet cd  was ho.I raying ihe  seen Abraham .Lincoln  isolated majesty of  nature. We wer<; so' grcally  that the. commitlt;c adjourned.  Lincoln had a beau! ii'ul sfvle iii speech  and writing, lie iicver'iised words for  flowery effect, but, consecrated every'que  do the high purposo of bearing'a message. On. one of the walls of T.rasc'iiose  College, Oxford University. Knghiiul.  hangs ail engrossed copy' of a Potter,  written to Mrs. Lydia. J .x'hy. of Boston,  condoling her with the loss'of five sons  in the civil war. a loss afterwards mitigated by. the unexpected return of three  of the boys. The professors placed lhe  letter on the college walls as a model of  the purest and most oxiiukjte diction in  iunou  She further shosv-ed  ���������������������������it on ilie..;_l_w. which  lur hide no good and  a,  useful   if., ionltur.il  C"_.������������������V\'^  _���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������������������������_ v-^*     K f  i'n.ident   Lincoln   wsis   shot   in   Ford's  an actor mini-  .lie expired on  a di.-.po-ilion io  would have doll'.!  certainly spoiled  iinpienteut.  So   _iv returned to tlie farm, an*  ordered ro clasp the Isiil of Tiny  trunk.   'rk"it, iu dignified proce  two elephants marched  lo the field.  Annie was yokf.d 10 tit  -landing by tn encourage  \i-ry well, con-idcring.  Afterwards- Tiny took her  fhowerl what u reallv ^nnirt  plow.  tier.  WilS  with her !  sion. (.he  and I  'inv '������������������������������������������������������  did !  There Are Others.  _She--'lf's funny you should bo tall,  Your brother the strtist is vcrv short.  ������������������������������������������������������n't lie?  He (itb-entlv)  *-^es,  'usually,  ..'  nie  ami  pla<-e.  ind. ex peri-  plow  slid  if  u  were  '���������������������������need 'dop'iant could do. Tin  through tlie h.-avy soil as  -dicing   b'.ttr-!'.  TIhtc ;ire two other (detdiants  in  -ocia-l  circle  ;.t-   Burstow   Ltwlge.    T  mui>cs aa .  Ho-." and Ida.  to k'ttra  to \Aowi but  they ai-e  rather  the  heir  They are en^er ,  Tiieatre,  Wnsliingt-ii, by  oil .lohn   Wilkes  Boot ii.  the following day.  Certain superficial and trivial aspects  of Lincoln's character.-mere surface iind  incident;.! traits or habits, were in his  lifetime and'for" a generation, perhaps,  iiMer his death, the subject of some  iir-miidoivl-ur.ding. but its time passed,  however, his real worth began to be apprehended, mid he is now universally reverenced fo|- hi������������������ moral grandeur, his in-  tellcctuiil supremacy- and ineffable patience, lii< (-apacitrr for enduring suffering^ without complaint. At a crucial  period of the. war many malicious stor-  ,,.,.. , 'p< u',:,(- ni circulation, based upon n sirs-  ���������������������������Nell.-    replied   Ihinidodo  .1.  J .inter, j pjeion that .Mrs. Lincoln, some of whose  relatives were in tlto Con federate .service, was giving important information  to secret agents of trie Confederacy. A  committee of investigation was appointed by the Senate. TJ10 President wa.s  nut asked to uppcar   before    tho corn-  writ or had  s in his lift;,  that makes  M have been  sir   Depai't-  ���������������������������V  The   Western   Way.  our delineation of the part of     a  man   under  fire is  marvelon-;." declared  the manager.    "I  don't,   .ec how you do  the  thing  so ualuraHv."  ���������������������������you M'e on our recent western tour, if  ;i ;..1 .can or a climax was good, the audience -hot. to show their appreciation;  iind if it wa.s had, vhey shot t,o express  disapproval.    It  has become a  habit,"---  j tlie .Knglish  language." The  ! gone to school bul six month  I It is the heart iu the. letter  ii:  sublime.  "I>e;ir niadam.'' he wrote. ���������������������������  shown in the files of the W  men!, a <ta1enii.it of the Adjutant-General of Mussacluisottes that, you are the.  mother of five sons who have died gloriously on the field of battle. I feofhow  weak iiul fruit less must b" anv word of  mine which should attempt to beguile  vou from the, grief of a loss so overwhelming. But" f cannot vefi-iiin from  tendering you the consolation that may  be. found in the thanks of the Ih-publie  fliey 'died' to save. I pray ��������������������������� that ' our  Heucenly Fatlior may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, iind leave  you only tho cherished' memory of the  loved and ....st. and tho solemn pride  that, must be your.-, to have laid.To costly  a. sacrifice upon the altar- of freedom.  Vour.-, wvy sincerely and respect fully,  "A. Lincoln."  Tli. 'following   lines sire   from rrnoon.  Lincoln   wrote al..u1   his old home:  Ah!  Memory!  thou midway world  'Twixt   earth   and   Paradise.  Where' things decayed  and loved  lost  In dreamv .. iadow.5 rise.  She Spoke Too Soon.   <-  Tram"���������������������������You gave me a coat, hist  week and. I found a dollar in the  pocket.  =Hr-ady���������������������������- Honesty n a 1 id^=-So���������������������������y ou���������������������������h av-c=  brought it back?  Tramp-���������������������������No, lndj _ I've con.e for another coat.   #���������������������������������������������������������������������������������   An Appropriate Gift.  "Here clerk! I'm iu a hurry. I want  a book for my husband. It's his birthday, iind I want it for a present? Show  mc what you have and be quick about it.  Nothing to. expensive, mind you, and  J don't want anything too cheap either,  do you hear? He's a mild mannered man,  and not fond of sports, so don't show  me anything in that line. For goodness  sake don't offer 1110 any of these trashy  novels, and no matter how much, you  try to persuade me, I won't take anything in the way of history or biog-  graphy. Come, now, I'm in a dreadful  hurry, and I've already wasted too much  time here. Of course, you don't know  my husband, but from all I've said can't  you suggest something appropriate?'"  "Yea, mo/am. Here is a little volume,  entitled, MJow to Manage a Talking Machine.'''���������������������������Tit-Bit.   +-++���������������������������~���������������������������  lie  Marking the Trail.  Warwick ut. a- baunuet  m  ones  1 vi 0  Washington was c|!iiy_ed���������������������������about the .ui;t-  ing'.ynrns he hitd swapped wi'.h the President widle dining at. the White House.  "Ob, ye, ." 'Lord Warwick siid, playfully, "they were (al! y.srns���������������������������till uTnty  side, J mean. .1. outdid the . .Mi.dering  hen.  "A hen. you know, set out to s .���������������������������'��������������������������� the  world, iind met a crow in. . distant  wood.  "' 'Uu'L' said the. crow, "'aro you not  afraid, without wings, of losing your  wnv in iill this tangle'.'  "''Afraid? Not l!' scoffed the hen.  'Every little while I.lay an egg to imide  myself back by.'"���������������������������St. Lauis Globe-  Democrat.   , . .   "Clara, dear." the young man'began,  taking her little hand in his, "at last T  "in i" a position to tell you how fondly  I " Instantly she jumped to her feet  and elnpped her hands wildly. "1 got the  moth that time!" she said, exultingly, ������������������s  she resumed her seat. "Go ahead,  George."-- Chicago Tribune.  n  !_  ' _  i _  Ji  (51  *   F*l_  Ml  "'I  1 _  {% THE   ENDERBY   PRESS   AND   WALKER'S   WEEKLY.  fi  >-.-������������������-..-���������������������������-���������������������������_-. ���������������������������-��������������������������� ���������������������������-���������������������������-��������������������������� ��������������������������� ._��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� .������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  -���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������������������������!  I Bidder Men to Figfhi Fires \  Will" be Needed on the High Pressure Lines  _������������������.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������.-��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  (N. Y. Sun.)  There was joy among tho responsible officers of the Fire Department  ;t few days afro when word csinto from  Albntrv that hereafter bigger" men  must be found for appointment fo the  ui-ifonncd force. The State Civil Service Commission decreed that no mini  under 5 feci 8 inches or lighter than  J-10 pounds would bo eligible, thus  sickling an inch to the required stature and five i >ou rids to the weight.  Chief George Far roll, master of lhe  school o_ instruction and philosopher  in general of tho department, expressed tho common judgment of the service when sonic one asked him if'a  good little man wasn't sill right.'  "Yes," lie answered, _*' u good little  man is all right, but a good big man  is just so much better.'  Chic? Parrel 1 ought lo know. He  has trained more than half of the department, as it exists to-day and has  studied them man by man.  It is the judgment of smother chief  si-Mir twenty-eight years oi experience  in fire lighting that, other things being equal, efficiency increases with  height and wcicrht tip to about 5 feet  J0_.  "After that," so id he, 'There- is too  much of them above the waistline,  .and they are likely to break amicl-  shi [>:-."  The- action of the State Civil Service Commission is a tardy response  1o complaints which have been, growing more and more insistent for the  last five years. Time and sign in Chief  Crokcr has protested against the physical unfitness of many oi tlto men  who have rot by Lhe civil service c._-  ainintr.-r nnd  the  surgeons.  Lately the pension list lms begun  to .give emphasis to Chief Choker's  arguments, L-ouk over lite roll and  you will find mi increasing number  of comparatively young men retired  on about $-100 a year for disabilities  not'incurred in the line of duty. That  means usually .ml si narrow chested  man has collapsed under Ihe strain  of ordinary fire lighting and has been  laid on the shelf with one-third pay  instead of the half pay that i?_ the  lawful due of every fireman who retires after twenty- years or more, of  service.  Tlie wear and tear on a fireman is  terrific. Take the single item of lost  iind broken sleep. -A continuous  night.':, rest is a thins almost unknown.. The arrangement of 1 ho wire  circuits "is1 .liei. that" the gong will  ring many times wlie'1 some of the  companies which it-awakens.do not  respond to the alarm. Unless tho  new recruit can learn to take his sleep  in instalments he is doomed to failure.  Then iherc arc long days and nights  of battle when bedtime and mealtime  never come at all, times when the  water freezes' over rubber coats and  boots and helmets till their wearers  arc clad in garment? of ice, times  when, for hour? together men must  breathe smoke and gas till throat and  king;; "and stomach are inflamed and  their heads feel as if they wore clamped in jael .crews. iVo wonder then  that the man of frail timber weakens.  No wonder that Crokcr keeps calling  for stout ribs' and strong limbs as  "well af_ brave hearts.  Tho introduction of lhe high pressure water system within the last  _year i3_aii_acicjitioiui 1 ..reason _ior de-_  " nn Tiding 1. ore "powerful men. Whim  the gauge shows a hundred pounds  pressure to the square inch ;tt the  nor.x.ie it takes four.,or five men to  keep the hose ''line alotidy; and a  hose lino that get:, away 'is a devil  unchained.  As sc.i as if .tribes the floor il, begin- io .Iu..di and writhe like a giant  .snake and the noz. n flic* hack with a  kid: that may easily kill a man if it  liiio itiin in. the head. .-So far! through  good kirk, il, never has actually struck  ;t I! reman dead, but if has broken many  a. Kg ami many a shoulder, ami There  i- on.- skull pieced out, with it silver  pliilc iu the place where il landed.  .lust now Ihe high pressure area ex-  loiidh only from Chambers strcol to  Twenty- third si roc I. hut it is to be extended to all the elo.oly built. pnrt> of  'It. iiiv. As it spreads the need of  abler bodied men will increa-o proportionately, mil only boeaiiso high pressure lines are harder to bundle, but also  because few-t'r companion will be ended  out on each alarm and there will he more  ���������������������������work for each man to do.  Firemen regard this recent action of  the State. Civil Service Commission as  ;i ona. riskm to professional opinion, but  it i-. only a partial concession. 1 _ot_a-  sh .'.al opinion lias demanded a great den I  more, and so far li:i.-> demanded in vain.  The 1'i.ieors of the department are quite  eortaitt that tbe whole system of exam-  inim.' men both for admission to the  rank- and for promotion fo the higher  irvades could be improved along practical  lines.  Chief Crok-.r bad said so in all his  annual reports n.iid in many oilier appropriate ways. Hugh 'Homier, chief and  eomitT.inner, the line of the department, was of the same opinion. This is  ("hi"!' Crokor's latest communication on  tlie subject:  "I   would 'recommend   a    conference  between the fire eoninii s.ioiici\ chief of  ' department  and  officials  of  the mnni-  eipal Civil Service Commission  with si  view to changing the method of examination for-appointment iu the uniformed force and,promotion to higher grades,  ns under the present system of promo-'  tion  men who by  reason  of experience  in  the department-.'ire particularly -well  fitted by udvanwiiieirt ������������������. otttclas 8������������������i by  the younger men. with whom they are  unable siireessfully in compete -n examinations !l5 ll1- present conducted, and  us a result of which condition the department is prevented from promoting  members who would make first class  officers."  The present system works loo much in  favor of the men who an: merely handy  wilh pen and ink���������������������������t hat's what Crokcr  thinks, and his officers are mostly in  accord with him.       ������������������  "before the Civil Service Commission  took entire charge of examinations the  candidate for promotion bud io pass  inusler before a board of chief officers,  ft, was an oral examination, and was  Flrictly. practical. What would he do in  this or that emergency? What in his  judgment was the best, means of working out some difficult, problem? Suppose a fire under certain conditions', "how  would he dispose of his forces in fighting  il. and would he send iu a������������������second or a  third alarm? This was tho kind of  test the man had to-inset; and it was  more than a matter of good common  school education. It was technical and  expert, and the standard set was-professionally severe.  It is something like that the firemen  are asking now���������������������������uob an absolute return  to the old system, but a combination of  the good features of both old and new.  They think too that the uniformed  force should have something to say  about its own discipline. They ' want  trial boards similar to the courtsmartial  of the army and navy; that is, the men  of gocd behavior do, while the black  sheep would rather go on being tried  by the Commissioner or his deputy.  The Fire Department -has kept itself  fairly free from the blight of politics,  iis compared, for instance, with the Police Department., but politics does creep  into the trial room, and by the same  token discipline creeps out. The chiefs  and captains think that this will be true  sis long as politicians sit iu judgment.  ���������������������������A man is under charges, lot us say, of  drunkenness or tardiness or disrespect  to an officer. ITis first move if hc is  guilty is to lay. the case before his district leader.  ^ The district leader is perfectly willing  to intercede with Ike Commissioner,  who.very likely is a district leader himself and likelv to be asking considera-  tion of the same kiud iu some other department. So they lay their heads together and the little arrangriicut" is  easily effected, and. the drunkard or the  insubordinate, gets off with-a reprimand  or a small fine wWere he deserves, to be  dismissed. Why, these arc the easiest  favors a politician can grant. They confer obligations and they cost nothing���������������������������  except the efficiency of the department.  That, briefly, is the argument, of  Chief Crokcr and his associates, who  for years have pleaded for trial boards.  Let us be judge and jury, they say, and  it will be :i pretty clever rascal who will  get away from us, wlio know all the  tricks of tlie trade. They contend too  that firemen are better judges of the  facts at i&Hiic than even the most unprejudiced and unselfish laymen, faeis  which only men of actual experience  can appreciate.  The scheme does not contemplate " a  trial board composed for long periods of  the same officers. Politics might weave  its web abouL such a court too. The  members would change so frequently  that a culprit would never know who  his-judges���������������������������were-to��������������������������� hc.  A  WHITE  HOUSE  LAD.  WHAT HE OWES TO ZAH-SliK.  1KWA ff 'K' Mr. Frank Scud amore, Lhe grea,..  0#-.^-^ . wir correspondent, who sent many  KSiC^r^ o; '-he Canadian despatches dam?  *���������������������������<&(&& % _ e late Boer War, ov/es his heal A to  ��������������������������� Zam-Buk. He has passed unscathed through .J9  battles, but, a scratch which fcunM* ^,bl������������������f'  poisonins nearly ended his days. Zam-Buk s-/e _  him avid he writs:, as follows:--  "I have proved Zam-Buk such a blcss.ns uux������������������  I want others to know of its merits. -ft-  . o is. nous dye in same n.-dcrclothing I was  vzcarta . got into a scratch 3 had sustained  and b\ooi-?o'i5'jn\n% set up. 3 .flam.-iation  was follower by _'.'eat, psin and swelling, and  then ulcers .broke out on my legs. For somo  time 1 c. u'.d noc walk a few steps nor even  >ly remedies were aj>pl  h fallowed week and ! gradually 30^ wu^_  %\ u _.! J was v/onx out with pain and lac* ol  fd ���������������������������.'������������������_:������������������. Oi tV.o advice o������������������" a friend I obtained  j . so.������������������"������������������ Zaisv-Bttk and loft oft" everything else  $ whilt I tried it. it ceiled to give me almost  .ns.a. _ relief from the pain, and in a few days  2 noticed, that it was he-iling some of the  ulcers. This war. cheering indeed, and gladly  I persevere:?. v/it!i the Zam-Buk treatment.  Bit, by bxl the poisonous matter was drawn  out. The ulevrs were healed, and new healthy  skin grew over the previously diseased places.  ! am new quite cured, and in gratitude, I  mention these ficis that other sufferers from  skin disease may know of something which  will cure them.  Zam-Uuk difcrs entirely from ordinary ointments and  sahrx, ai llit above facts clmrt;/ prove. Fur all skin diseases  ulcers. a'jscesse\ sculp son's, ringworm, children's sore heads  cuts, burns, hruli.es. etc., it is a speedy cure. It also cures  re.fi/Ji . 'iteli. /������������������'/'������������������, blood-poisoning, face-blcmlslies, barber's rash,  etc, cold sores, clm/tped hands, and frost bite. Jtubbed well  into'the parts nflcclcd. it cures rheumatism, neuralgia, and  sciatica.  All druwixis and stores sell at SOc-a. box, or r-ost  -link Co..  Toronto, for piice  President   Lincoln's   Little ,3oy   That  Died.  When President Lincoln first Went io  live at the "White House be had three  lit tic bo vs. 'The first was named itobert.  th.. second William, and the youngest  Tliamas. ihonj. 1 he wa. nlway. known  a-; Tad. Thi-f nlory is about V.'illiam.  who 'thev called Willie.  When "Willie Lincoln wa. a'real iitt!'.  fellow he was a sturdy chap. Once,  at the aye of four, his mother wa? giving him a bath un the back porch ->f  the house where they lived at Springfield. The water felt too cold and lie  managed to escape from his mother, and  away he ran down the s'crccl with not a  sfiiLh of clothes on. with his father after. Mr. ..r.icohr's long legs were ?oon  :il .. lo catch up with the little, and  Willie wa.s brought back home and made  lo finish his hath. His father used .0  tease him ahout this when he grew  older.  Willie wa- fon years old when hi~  father became President'. He hadn't  .rmvn io be a very strong boy. and lie  I'.-ved to read and stay in the house.  I'1. tally, to induce him to go out of door=. .  !jis f-.ii.her bought a pony for him and another for his older brother Jlobcrt. The  two boys learned lo ride, and tl>3y had  t.roal fvn gallonin^ around the streets  and parks of Washington.  One dav when the two boys were tak-  inir  a   ride  hrthe^ country-  they  were ;  c:night   in   a - sudden shower and were  drenched.      H was some distance fret .  home aud by tho time they got back,Wij-_  lie had taken  a" lud cold.      He-didn't'  'seemTo be able lo throw il off. find it   *  developed into a fever.    But though he  was    sick,   in    bed  for a .long.time,he  didn't seem to get any worse.   One evening the President was giving a great reception to all 'the diplomats and states-'  men i:_ Washington.     Tho White Houw  was splendidly decorated and every-.one  wore their best. Mrs. Lincoln came into  Willie's room  to sec how  he  was feel-   .  ing .and there she ?aw his'father.   "-Mr." ��������������������������� '  Lincoln - was standins:  by  Willie's  bed--'  side and he could tell that the-lad was-  much worse.   He tried to cheer the sick'  boy by making-a. joke and hesaid as lie-'-  lonked  at  the lomr train  of'his wife's  rich dress. "Well. AVillic. what a,iong~tnil    -  the cat hfifi to-night." "    ..      _.,"_  Tim sick  boy smiled a  lillle, but he'."  felt too badly lo be ready chaerful.   A  few days later ho was dead.     He-'was  only 12 years eld. '_ "      '":  Two   years later  Willie's .dear   little ������������������ .  pony met with ,.  sad fate.-- -The White  House,  stables took  fire  and  were'."destroyed, and holh lhe ponies,were burn-.;.'  cd to death. - ;.       ���������������������������   -.     ,'��������������������������� - ���������������������������-' ���������������������������?���������������������������  - -  ���������������������������r^*���������������������������=��������������������������� ���������������������������''  Repeat it:���������������������������" Shiloh's Cure will al-:,  ways .euro my .coughs,and colds.". ;  ���������������������������������������������-������������������-������������������-  With the matter of trial boards the  Civil .Service Commission has nothing  to do. It is up to the Commissioner, who  by law prescribes rules for the government of the department. So it becomes  simply a question as to when the city  shall have a Commissioner who will con-  scut lo try the experiment.   ���������������������������*-������������������-. .  Repeat j  it:-���������������������������"Shiloh's Cure will-always  cure   my  coughs   and   colds."   .-������������������-*   Simple   Subtraction.  During an arithmetic Jesson in a Wilmington school the teacher was endeavoring lo make one point clear when .she  said:  "Now, boys and girl., in order to add,  subtract <u- multiply, it is necessary  that the thing.-. niit������������������t always be of the  same denomination, .''or example, wo  couldn't take throe oranges from four  apples, or multiply nine hordes by two  vows."  Whereupon Sammy Stilson evinced  signs of iinoa-diK>ss. "What is il, Sammy V asked  the  teacher.  '"Why, ma'am.''' asked Sammy, as he  stood up, '���������������������������can't you take five quarts of  milk from four cowsT'���������������������������Harper's Week-  lv.  =A=D!EEERENCE.  She���������������������������How long doors it take sound,to travel?  lie���������������������������Depends  on whether it is  scandal or' praise.  JAPANESE   MOVE   ON   PERU.  Laborers  for  tho  Sugar  and     Rubber  Plantations   Seek   Quick   Wealth.  News comes from Tokio that the restless workers of the Emperor's domain  have discovered a" ncw'oiitlet fronf overcrowded Japan, this time in Peru. The  Meiji .lioki.min CJoshi Kaisha, which is  nothing but an emigration company,  despite iti. name, has sent 800 laborers  to Peru within the last .six months and  i.s now canvassing for 500 more.  A Japanese in Peru must be a new  spectacle. The Chinese have been there  for years, but the eastward tide of Jap-  anc-ic to .America had not found anything to attract numbers to the South  American republics. Labor hi so cheap  there that "it hardly appears possible  that any number of Japanese oould be  found to compete with the half'breed  peon of the Andean country.  The news from Japanese sources has it  that the laborers bound for Peru are going lo work on sugar plantations and iu  the rubber forests. Those on the plantations are promised GO cents a day; the  laborer::, among the rubber trees will received ������������������1.25. The emigration company  holds out the hire that living expenses  in Peru will amount to only ������������������<!��������������������������� a month.  ]f the Japanese work diligently and live  economically they will be able to save  about ������������������10.* a month against the time  when they resire to return to the home  land and be little millionaires among  their former associates.  Just one stumbling block has the  Tokio emigration company found in its  path. The Japanese of the coolie class  1 _lieve that all North Americans arc  barbarians who will stone them and  bully them on slight provocation;' they  want to know if the South Americans  are not ainu, or savages. The company  has had to include some reassuring statements regarding the peaceful habits and  general lovablcncss of the Peruvians in  its prospectus to offset the cc.lic distrust,  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  Will CURE YOUR BABY  li your liltl.i ones are subject to colic,  indige-.tion. constipation, wort us. .simple  fevers, or the other minor ailments of  ehildboood. give, them I'.aby . Own .Tablet-; and see how quickly the trouble  will disappear. JJut better still, an oc-  ca. .011:11 (lose of Tablets given to well  children will keep Uie-e troubles away.  Airs. Allan A. MacDonald, Island Kiver.  X. 15., says: ".My baby suffered greatly  front eon-tipation and stomach trouble  and llaby's Own Tablets cured him. 1  always keep the Tablets in the Itonie  now.-'' Sold by medicine dealers or by  mail a I 2.") cenLs a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., lh'ockvillc, Out.  ��������������������������� _������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  IKE COST OF BRITISH SPORT.  The domestic exports of the United  Kingdoms in 1005 were slightly over  thirty-eight dollars per head, while  the expenditure and inve _mcnt for  sport is'about ten dollars per head,  or a little, more than one-fourth as  much. Excluding troops and expenditure on ti .ops serving outside the United Kingdom, England only spent the  paltry sum of .75.000,000 on her army  in 1907, and the cost 01 her naval armament in the same year was only  $107,500,000, both together considerably  less than was spent for sport. The capital value of the sporting rents advertised by a single firm of land agents  one season not long ago, reckoning the  letting value at four nor cent., amounted lo S'15,750,000. The licenses to kill  game bring in a revenue to the State  of something over $925,000 per -annum.  From "England and the English from,  an American Point of View���������������������������Sport," in  the March Scribncr.  $10.09, New York and Return.  From Suspension Bridge, via Lehigh Valley U. IL. Thursday. March nth. Tlekits  Rood i'or 10 dt_8. FwUcul*r������������������ ������������������. King ������������������_i_0t  eaat. Toronto.  JIM HILL AS A-CAIN RAISER.  (Kasio Kootenian.)    ���������������������������      .    ... ,  With a great biarc of trumpets,  aiid "  bang of 'cyinbals'Hhe _Vancouver,   press  has announced that Jitii Hill is going'to..'  connect up  a number of stray railroad  links from Galveston to Vancouver.-put .  on a five-day passenger service; between   .  xficse cities, and mak_ the latter a cotton .  export   point.   ,Oh,  yes.    dim   Ifill/'^is ���������������������������;  always going to raise Cain.    It is Jim  Hill M'ho is always planning to put or '  a limited train between St. Paul and the "  Pacific Coast that will knock a 11.existing',,  speed records into a cocked'hat".    It 'is'  .Jim Hill who is going to collar-the tran.-  I'acii'ic trade with a huge fleet of ocean  going steamships.  Some years ago when- ,  the. Ka'lo & Slocan Kail way-was added:  to the Groat"Northern, it was predicted'  that tlie line would be standard" gauged  and extended' from  Siinclon    to  Slocan  City by  way' of New  Denver and  Sil-  verion. ��������������������������� The  projected  prograinnio  was  _i.o|;;=^only^noUeaixiecLaiii.TiiLt_th_^origr==  inn I Kas'lo & Siccan has been topped in  two  and   the  service  cut down to tri-"  weekly.    Vet it  was Jim Kill who was'  going  lo  make a great line for traffic  between the Kootenays and Spokane, out  of  the  Kootenay Valley  line, extending  from 15ontier's Ferry to Kootenay Landing.    The service on that i* now a triweekly one also.   Jim Kill was going to  push the V. V. _t E. through to tho coast  in record  order and ,Minis!)  all  existing,  "freight rates "to" Gehenna."open up - the~  Rimiknnieeu and  develop     the  country  thereabouts.    Just  now   the  people    of  thai   neighborhood   are  wondering  whether lhe crack of doom or the \ . V. & E.  will tome along first,  bm. tire now 1 .-  ninuhur to suspect thai it  will, ie    the  former.  WINTER.  (_}y Pagan.)  The snow is deep, mid fiharp tho  bias:  T)'iu  sweeps   the leafless   bower,  The autumn weather ail is) past,  And driving sleet or biting frost  Proclaims! cold winter's po .e:\  At  liisdit  when darkness   shrouds   tbe  earth  And wraps tho world in drnums,  Tho hoitrv monarch marches' forth  And  calls hi.s legions  from  tho north  To  bridge  the lakes  and  streams.  Jli? veterans leave tho Arctic pole  And  mount the northern  blast,  hi  f-hinln .  armor,  quaint and droll.  And llyin.. squadrons onward roll  T' obey tho high behes..  For three Ions months the despot rules  .'lt!i undisputed s'.vnj':  Nor Jill the learnings of t! . schools  Cms chance the simplest oi his rutes,  Or drive his troops away. (  Tint whet, they spread their icy cloak,  Ail   verdure must  depart,  They breath upon the royal oak  And like a wizard's magic stroke,  They burst him to tho heart.  But when the sun has passed the liu .  The  tyrant feels  hL. power,  And starts'to go, but loola behind;  Is still ���������������������������urtwillln, to resign,  Till chased by April's Shower.  All yoji with peace and plenty blest,  Go forth and helo'the poor:  All you in furs and fliiunol dressed.  Let  charity  pervade  your  breast.  And heaven will bless your store.  ��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������� *���������������������������    Repeat  it:���������������������������"Shiloh's Cure -will  always cure my coughs and colds," THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  April 22, 1909.  Pay  When you can  build a home to  Suit Yourself  ENDERBY PRESS  Published every  Thursday at  Enderby, B.C. at  $2 per year, by the Walker Pr _s.  APRIL 22, 1909'  xzxzr  Comment and Affirmation  I  Seasoned  Lumber  Always on Hand  ^ also a full line of building ma-  " terial.     Estimates cheerfully-  furnished.  I A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  g Limited  3 Enderby  B. C.  I<KU___Stff? !UR_ETX?2__' i������������������3  IY  Hotel  The Home of the Old-Timer  and the abode of the New-  Comer. All will iind a warm  welcome at the pioneer house  and you'll be made to feel at  home, no matter when you  hang up your hat.  H. W. WRIGHT, Proprietor  Enderby  We can   still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall-fed  beef  cut at the present time  on  Our  Sausage is  Leader  still  Fish and Poultry  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  ush  h &  IF  Plain and Ornamental  -PLAS-T-E-R-INGrLATHING-  Brick and Cement work.    Hard   Wall  work a specialty.  Public Improvement By-Law  LOAN By-law No. 5, which  is now before the property owners to be voted upon, is the first money by-law  to be submitted looking to  the borrowing of money for  the purpose of adding something to the good name and  good appearance of Enderby  that does not promise to be  a direct revenue producer.  However, it is conceded by  all having the unselfish interest of the town at heart,  that we must improve our  streets and sidewalks, open  roadways and do away with  the decidedly unsatisfactory  system  of   gravelling   the  street  crossings,   and   get  down to something permanent, if Enderby is to become  the important point it is destined to be.   The only objection we have heard raised  against the by-law is that it  does  not ask  for  enough.  Perhaps this objection is justified.   When Aid. Peel first  proposed the public improvement scheme in the Council,  he was disappointed at the  manner in which it was received and, remembering the  old saw about a half loaf,  asked for it.  But we believe  we voice  the sentiment of  nine-tenths of our property  owners and citizens when we  say the by-law should ask for  $5000.       Nevertheless   the  work is in the right direction  and the by-law will no doubt  carry.   In some places $2,500  would not be a drop in the  bucket of  the  cost of the  work it is proposed  to do,  but here where grading is so  easily done,  the sum asked  for should accomplish much.  "Music Hath1 Charms'  ������������������  THE proposition submitted  by Mrf Worthington on  Behalf (Sfllie^Cit^BIMrat  the public meeting Monday  night, by which the band of  Armstrong and the band of  Enderby will join in lending  their aid in making the 24th  of May and the 1st of July  celebrations a combined success, will receive the hearty  support of the citizens of  Enderby. It may mean that  our 24th of May music will  cost us a little more than  usual���������������������������probably $150, as Mr.  Evans suggested-���������������������������but it is  worth ten times that amount  to either town to increase the  strength of the ties of friendship that bind these towns  so closely together. The Enderby band is putting up  splendid music. The same  is said of the Armstrong  band. " Let us boost the combination. The bands deserve the strongest encouragement.  The Progressive Spirit  THE Enderby correspondent of the Vernon News  pays this well-deserved com-  uli ment:  j.  Andrew Fulton has purchased  a horse this week to better handle his increasing business. The  young men that are running business in town are showing the  older ones how business should  be done. The older ones have  got to copy or they will soon be  out of the race..  Just where this correspondent would draw the line  we do not know and would  not stop to enquire, as ALL  of our merchants seem to be  pretty much up to the mark  if we are to judge from the  advertising columns of The  Enderby Press. But the  point the .correspondent is  endeavoring to make is a  good one. Our business people have climbed out of the  sump of doubt and taken on  an aggressiveness that makes  business. When Mr. Can't-  be-did and Mrs. Wait-awhile  come around they just smile  and forget it, and keep right  on doing it.  and  Kodak  Supplies  The finest instruments on  the market, at the same  price as they are sold the  world over. New supplies just in stock���������������������������all the  latest and best, for all  sizes of,'cameras.  Enderby Drug &  Stationery Co.  LETS  QUICKLY  DISPEL  THAT  u BEFORE- BREAKFAST"  GROUCH  Made-at Enderby  Always fresh  Better and cheaper than any imported/Breakfast Food  When you use Wheatlets you are  patronising a home industry  You are buying an Enderby. product  Do you know any reason why  you should not use Wheatlets?  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  Enderby B.   C.  _J_������������������   _!���������������������������>���������������������������_.I  John S. Johnstone  Contractor and Builder, Endorby  Cement Blocks and Exshaw Portland Cement on hand���������������������������the best  .onJ=the=market.====All-=kinds=oli  cement w o r k and masonry  promptly attended to.  r������������������  ames  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR^  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid Roofiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to_.any__.size,  I represent the  of Vernon.  S. C. Smith Co.  Enderby.  CITY OF ENDERBY  ASSESSMENT,  YEAR 1909  COURT OF REVISION  NOTICE is hereby given that the first  sitting of the Annual Court of Revision  of the Municipality of the City of Enderby for the year* 1909 will be held at  the City Oflice on Friday, the 30th day  of April, at S o'clock p.m., for the purpose of hearing and determining complaints against the assessment as made  by the Assessor, and for revising and  correcting the assessment roll.  Any person complaing of an error or  omission, or as having been undercharged or over-charged in the assessment roll, may come before the court  either (1) personally, (2) be means of a  written communication, (3) by an attorney or (4) by any other person authorized by him in writing' to appear in his  behalf; and the court may, in the exercise of their discretion, either correct  or confirm the assessment; but no complaint can be heard unless written notice  of the ground of such complaint shall  have been given to the Assessor at least  Ten Days before the date of the first  sitting of the Court.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  Clerk of the Municipal Council  City Office, April 1st, 1909.  CITY OF ENDERBY  DOG TAX  NOTICE is hereby given that the Dog  Tax for the year 1909 is now due and  must be paid at the City Office within  thirty days from the date hereof.  Under the provisions of By-law No.  26, any person being the owner, har-  bourer or keeper of a dog, and refusing  or neglecting to pay tax in respect of  same, thereby renders himself liable to  a penalty; and should any such taxes  remain unpaid after the expiration of  the said period of thirty days, legal proceedings will forthwith be taken for  recovery of same.  By Order of the Council.  Graham Rosoman  City Clerk.  City Office, April 1st. 1909.  R.   BLACKBURN  CITY MEAT MARKET  Fresh Meats  of all kinds/   Fish and Poultry  in season  A share of your patronage is solicited. Metcalfe Block, Cliff  St., Enderby!     Town delivery.  Bred to LAY  WHITE WYANDOTTES!  Strength, Vigor, and Productiveness, combined  ���������������������������with Standard Breeding'. Egg*, $2 per vetting;  $7 per 100.      Fine younsr stock for sale.  SPENCER    PERCIVAL  Svr.nya.de Ranch Pender Island, B. C.  WM. ELSON  Merchant Tailor   Enderby, B.C.  Betts to call the attention of hie friends and the  public to the fact that he has opened for business  as above, opposite the new Baptist Church, cor.  Mill and George Sts., and solicits the favor of  your patronage.  Butter-Paper  Prinflitur In soo-lots, $2.25  THE WALKER PRESS  Cliff Street Enderby  1.  VI  vjrriMtwa  a *���������������������������.������������������luwmuKSTrt_-i_fl������������������-M_i___fn _tf __mp T*w/m*24tfMXTW*rfmrJV*wi**:ifu:  _it__ai--������������������^j_������������������7j_rj_i-WM^---rjaKiMtxr-i-U r xun&'Uiki zveMa  The honor-  shoe  For Men:  Greatest value  for the money  DERBY    TRADIN  CO.,    Ltd.  J ������������������  4.  April 22, 1909.  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  we want  your  Cream  Mr. Farmer: I want your  cream, and am prepared to pay  cash for it on the 15th of each  month., I will give you accurate weight and test, and will  rectify any error I may make  if it is brought to my attention, and will pay the highest  price possible for your cream.  I pay express on cans shipped  to me, and I will take small  quantities   as well as large.  Build up our valley by helping along men who are giving  you a square deal, andremem-jj  ber that success in anything  depends on men standing together. My record is open to  anyone who wishes to look into  it, and my books are open to  patrons at all times.  ALFRED SLATER,  Manager Okanagan Creamery  The Okanagan  Apple Cure  MAR A  In these days of indigestion,  Of fever and congestion,  A   new   and   pleasant   remedy   has  lately come to light;  ".is a cure-all purecand simple,  The very latest wrinkle���������������������������  Just eat a big red apple and you'll  be all right.  Then good-bye to inflammation,  To pain and ulceration,  The vermiform appendix will be forgotten quite;  Throw away your pills galore,  You  won't  need  them any more.  Just eat a big red apple and you'll  'be all right.  If swear words rise and choke you,  If an awful thirst comes o'er you  And you cannot find the keyhole in  the middle of the night,  This will bring the peace of mind  After yhich you long have pined���������������������������  Just'eat a big red apple, and you'l!  be all right.  Then good-bye to palpitation,  To germs and amputation,  The surgeons and the specialists are  in a dreadful plight;  Throw away your pills galore,  You won't need them any more;'  Just eat a big red apple and you'll  be all right.  If you're feeling, pessimistic  In a way that's realistic���������������������������  If  everything .is   going   wrong   and  things look black, as night;  "  If you're ill in mind or body,  Do not" take a drink of toddy���������������������������  Just eat a big red apple and you'll  be all right.  North of Enderby District  Is par excellence adapted to  Dairying, Vegetables, Hay and  Mixed Farming; there is also .a  large quantity of the very best  sandy loam, and light clay< loam  for non-irrigated apples, pears,  plums, etc. Ask  for   my  booklet of photopraphs of the".  District;      This list of prop-  .., erties is not complete, as I am  (   always adding, to it.   If you do T  not see what you want, write to  Then good-bye to narcotics,  To tonics and hypnotics,  The medical profession will soon ,he  lost to sight;  Throw away your pills galore,  You won't need them any more;  Just eat a big red apple and you'll  be all right."  We sell the  Water-motor washing machine  This is the 20th Century way to wash  Garden Hose, Cultivators,  Wheel-barrows, Plows & Harrows,  Stumping Powder, Poultry Netting  Syphers'Incubators  Sharpie's Cream Separators  Bicycles & Supplies  Stoves & Tinware  Builders' Supplies   ' ������������������~^   We can supply you anything in Hardware or Farm Machinery at prices that are right  Fulton's Hardware, Tin and Plumbing Works  CLIFF STREET T ENDERBY, B. C  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard  Mara, B. C.  SECRET SOCIETIES  J. F. PRINGLE  W.M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge Mo. 40  Regular meeting* first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  V. C. BRIMACOMBE  Secretary  I-erOrF,  ���������������������������*!   ___S*i^~"r ^^^������������������^ Eureka Lodge, No. 60  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. O.  0. F. hall. Metcalf block. Visiting brothers always welcome. H. N. Hendrickaon, N. G��������������������������� A.  Reeves, Sec'y, J. B. Gaylord, P. G., Treas.  PROFESSIONAL  T\K H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon. 11 to It  Afternoon, 4 to 6  Evening, 7 to 8  Sunday, 12 to 1  Office:   BELL BLOCK INDERBY  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block, Enderby,B.C.  pETER BURNET  Dominion & Provincial  Land Surveyor ,  Enderby, B. C.  I HAVE placed my entire stock  of electric lamps and supplies  in A. FULTON'S hardware store  and am now prepared to devote  my entire time to electrical work  and installing. Orders, large or  small, promptly attended to.  Estimates cheerfully furnished.  F. V. MOFFET  Enderby  Agent for'the Fairbanks-Morse Gasoline engine  Never say quit���������������������������keep boosting  The Corporation of the City of  Enderby  Loan By-Law No. 5  A'By-I.sw  for liaising the Sum  of  $2,500.00    to    Provide    for    the  - Carrying   Out   of   Certain   Street  Improvements in the City of Enderby.  WHEREAS it has, been deemed  expedient to make the following improvements in the streets of tbe City  of Enderby, viz.: -  . (1). To. lay. side-walks on all  streets where necessary, taking up  all two-plank sidewalks, and replacing them with four-foot ones; ���������������������������  (2) To properly drain, grade and  gravel Cliff street, from the bridge  to George street;  (3) To grade other streets where  deemed necessary;  (4) To lay permanent cement  crossings at the following places,  viz.: on Cliff street, from West to  East side of Belvedere street; on  Cliff street, from West side of Belvedere street to South side of Cliff  street; across Cliff street, on West  side of George street, and across  George street, on North side of Clii'C  street; across Cliff street, from West  side of Maud street to East side of  Vernon road, and across Vernon road  on South side of Cliff street;  (5) To grade an approach on  Sicamous street, to a road to be con-  structed ,on_.the��������������������������� Lawes addition;  (6) To grade a pathw"ay"alon"g-the-  West side of Salmon Arm road, to,  or near to, the City limit;  (7) To straighten the sidewalk on  Knight street; and  (8) To make other improvements  in various places; and  WHEREAS in order to provide  for the carrying out of such works,  and for the payment of the incidental expenses connected therewith,  it-is necessary to raise by. way of  loan upon the credit of the said City  tho sum of $2,500.00, payable on  the 30th day of June, 1919, bearing  interest in the meantime payable  half-yearly at the rate of six per  cent, per annum, the principal of  such loan when raised to be applied  for the purpose aforesaid;  and  WHEREAS for the payment of the  said principal, and interest, it is  necessary to raise the sum of  $358.23   in   each   and   every   year;  and ,   ,  WHEREAS the value of the whole  rateable property of the City of Enderby, according to the last revised  assessment roll, is $222,345.00;  NOW THEREFORE the Corporation of the City of Enderby, in open  council assembled, hereby enact:  1. It shall beTawful for the Mayor  of the City of Enderby to raise by  way of loan from any person or persons, body or bodies corporate, who  may be willing to advance the same  on the credit of the said City by way  of the debentures hereinafter mentioned, a sum of money not exceeding in the whole the sum, of $2,-  500.00, and to cause such sum of  money so raised and received to be  paid into the hands of the Treasurer  of the said City for the purpose and  with the objects hereinbefore, recited; , ,    ���������������������������,.  '.���������������������������   .,  2. It shall be lawful for the said  Mayor to cause any number of debentures to be made for the sum of  not less than $500.00 each, bearing  interest at the rate of six per cent,  per annum, not exceeding in the  whole the sum of $2,500.00, and all  such debentures shall be sealed with  the seal of the City of Enderby..  signed by the Mayor and countersigned by the Treasurer of the said  City;  3. The.said debentures shall-bear  date the 30th day "of June,'! 909, arid  shall ,be payable in ten years from  the date hereinafter named for this  By-law to take effect, at the Bank,  of Montreal in the City of Enderby;  4. The said debentures shall have  coupons attached for the payment of  interest at the rate of six per cent,  per annum on account of such debentures, and such interest shall be  payable half-yearly, on the 30th day  of June and.the 31st day of December in each and every year, and the  signatures to such coupons may be  either written, stamped, printed' or  lithographed;  5. A rate.on the dollar shall be  levied annually on all the.rateable  prpperty of" the City, in.addition tc  .all other rates, sufficient to pay interest on. the debt hereby created,  during the currency.of the said, debentures, .and'-to provide" for the payment of such debt when due;    1  6. The sum of $150.00 shall be  levied and raised annually by a ration all the rateable-property-ir. the  City of Enderby, in addition to ali  other rates, for the payment of the  interest.on the said debentures:  7. The sum of $208.23 shall be  levied and raised annually by a rate  on all the rateable property in the  City of'Enderby, in addition to all  other rates, for the payment of the  debt hereby created, when due:  S. It shall be lawful for the said  City of Enderby from time to time to  repurchase any of tho said debentures at such price or prices as may  be mutually agreed upon between  the said City and the holder or holders of the said debentures, and all  debentures so repurchased shall .be  forthwith cancelled, and no reissue  of any debenture or debentures shall  ^t^ma_dejn_consequence of such re-  Bank of Montreal  _ .    "* ..     EatabUahedlSr.  Capital, $14,400,000 . . Rest,.$12,000.000  ,   Undivided Profits, $699,969.88  .    Honorary President, Rt. Hon. LORD STRATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL, G. C. M. G.  .   .Pre������������������id������������������nVHon.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND, K. C. M. G.   .  ,   Vice-President and General Manager,   SIR ED WARD CLOUSTON, Bart.'  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.  A General Banking Business Transacted   '  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ttJES&iZJ&J?  Brcnehen in OUr.nafran District: Endert., Armstrong, Vernott, Katownnand Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON. Esq., Manacer A. B. TAYLOR. Sub-Agent End������������������*y  Finest, n the Country  "Enderby is, a charming villiage with city airs.,-,.;.-  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandoril -"^  off his feet he came here. and now owns one of \ -;1  finest brick hotels, in tne country.    Although  . '  : Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls.his 1;;  hotel the King Edward.   In addition to the exr ',:V  cellence .of the meals, breakfast is served up ..to 10   ,  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists." '���������������������������".',  (Extract from Lowery'a Ledge.)  King E .war .Hotel, 1������������������$&MURPHY Enderby  purchase; " ~      9.1 This By-law shall, before the  final passage thereof, receive tho assent of the electors of the said City  of Enderby, in tbe manner provided  for by the Municipal Clauses Act,  1906, and amending Acts;  10. This By-law shall come into  force and take effect on the 30th day  of June. 1909.   ���������������������������  11. This By-law may be cited for  all-purposes asJ'Thc City of Enderby Street Improvements By-law,  .909."  TAKE NOTICE that the above is  a true copy of the proposed By-law  upon which the vote, of tho Municipality will be taken, at the City  Office, on Tuesday, the 4th day of  May, 1909, between tho hours of 9  a. m. and 7 p. m.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  Clerk to tho Municipal Council.  THE BEST CLAY IN THE VALLEY,. welllburnt, >makeg the. \,  Best Bnck������������������v in the Valley  A large stock of bricks now on hand. Reasonable prices in large or  small quantities. Build of brick, and you'll have all the comforts"  of home���������������������������and a great many more.   The cost is about the tame as  frame-built, and the comforts a great deal more.' " ~     ���������������������������      '.'.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co., Enderby  _ ->...'..i  HIGHEST IN QUALITY OF PROVED GERMINATING POWER  SEND FOR HANDSOME CATALOGUE  The Brackman-Ker Milling Co. Ltd.  86 Hastings St. West, Vancouver, B.C  Voting on Proposed  By-law.  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  to the Ratepayers of tho Municipality of the City of Enderby that I require the presence of the said Ratepayers at the City Office, Enderby,  on Tuesday, the 4th day of May.  1909, between the hours of 9 a. m.  and 7 p. m., for the purpose of recording their votes, either to confirm or to negative a certain proposed  By-law,  to wit:  A By-law for raising the sum of  $2,500.00 to provide for the carrying  out of certain street improvements  in the City of Enderby.  Any person, male or female, being  a British subject, and the assessed  owner of land or real property within the Municipality, is entitled to  vote on such proposed By-law.  Given under my hand this 22nd  day of April, 1909.  GRAHAM :ROSOMAN,  Returning Officer.  Livery g FeedStables  Remember your horse: Feed him well and he'll serve you  right.   Leave  him with us when  you  come  to  town.  EVANS & MACK  ENDERBY  JAMES MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Insurance policy in the Royal Insurance Co.  of Liverpool, En?,, ia a valuable asset. A plain,  straightforward contract, leaving: no room for  doubt as to its value.  The Liverpool & London & Globe Ins. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Assuranoo Co.  Royal Insurance Coof Liverpool (Life dept)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee &  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK. ENDERBY  PqvyyVII Rt Pa Plumbing and  Eave Troughing and all kinds of Sheet Tin and Copper work.  Jobbing Work given prompt attention.  Comer Hudson and Alexander Sts.  Repairing and  SALMON ARM  Working Harness, Saddles, Repairing  * Anything you need, in stock  J,W. EVan<5_H_gSJS^. Enderby  .V THE ENDESBY PRESS AND WALKSE'S WEEKLY.  %.������������������_#  ������������������wm DM/- ���������������������������. \%kr #.  ^t.. is i?!,__;_. ������������������-_y   '.���������������������������������������������..*���������������������������  No trouble with Sunlight Soap, h  Jusrfollow the directions on the |  wrapper and Sunlight docs "tho |  !_e3t.     Cost.   Utile���������������������������goes far��������������������������� |  never injures; hands or clothes. B  )ll_raJ_>LT_:miini9__SK������������������CII_iaiI3K=i'^  fOpM <&  CURED  Yon can painlessly remove any corn. olt..er  hi.ro", soft or b _o(Un_.-I ."-applying i'utmun's  (,'oru Extractor. _ t ne\. r .uvnOeaves no sear,  coiui'.iiis no acids; is Jiarml&is ,bt;ean*e composed  only of healing gums ami balms. 1.t'tv years in  n.se. Cure guaranteed. Sola" by. all' druggists  Kc. bottle..   Kefniiesiibs_ituu_.  PUTNASVS'S   PA..\H_ESS  - ..CORN' EXTRACTOR  Seeing   His   First   Submarine.  Speaking once mi invention . '.Mr. II.  0. V> "ella told of :in old fisherman who  TiYas nut rowing in iiis boat one Jay,  when a motor canoe .-r[)niii������������������ a leak _i .ir  .faiai. and imiiiedisiLeiy .sunk. 'J'o tho indignation of the canoe's occupants, 'he  ''_'Jt_ man paid no heed to them, bin. rowed calmly on bis way, serenely puffing  . i his clap pipe. However, the wreck..I  ���������������������������canoeists managed to swim to him, and  as they clambered to his boat, one spattered angrily: '���������������������������Confound yon. why did-  :ci't you lend up a h. ml? Didn't you .>ce  we were sinking?" The old fisherman  took the pipe out of bis month and .tared in astonishment. ' ..lest," he ,iid,  "if .1 ..ain't think ye wu/. one o' ihcm  nev.'-funjjled .submarines.'*'���������������������������IM. A. V.  HE  WONDERED.  Jessie���������������������������Why are you gazing ?o  oarno.������������������ily at the dancers in the ballroom;'  Bertie ���������������������������I'm wondering if it's in (he  winter or summer that one geld to  see lhe most, of you girl.-.?   .~������������������~.   "...��������������������������������������������� ?  *he "CHAMPION  S-? s  CAS and GASOLINE  ENGINES  II must give saiis-  iaction or you don't  pay for it.  Marion Eridge, (.'. J!.. .May :i_, '(������������������.  '! have handled -\. .N.-.l ./S MM-  ?d.KNT during the past year. It is always the first .Liniment asked for here,  and umpie.stionably the hesri seller of  all tlie different kinds of l/miuicnL 1  handle.  _n'_.i . fki:.gi>'o.s.  IX A Ql.MXD.VK".  . ioorwalker��������������������������� Is ilier. .>>o_n_''.'n_. -we can  aiiuv.-   you   sir'.'  Absent Minded Pro.<.ssor���������������������������i.r���������������������������T don't snow.-  '.Mywi . t������������������ld me to pur_tiii_> i Christmas pre-  lor our oldest son.   It is ciUi-.r a safety razor  or r-  safety  bioyelo.   be.  i    have    .orgoileii  -n_.h.   .���������������������������������������������>   Minard's    Liniment    Cures    Dandruff.  To   Start .With.  Ladies may all iie  tn light io swim  With little   woi!:,  b'pon  the ocean green  <ind grim  Grave dangers lurk.  And we may save disasters dark  And sudden jar?.  i_y  teaching them^to disembark  From trolle-- ear*.  ---Philadelphia  J Ui lie tin.  too uttxTblood.  OLD   ON    TRfAL  Is tli. only Gafiolin. Engine that you can try  before yon "buy.   1  know   what the   "Champion" -ivtll   do.  and  I want you lo  bo  fully  Kotlsfied with  it More you pay tor it.   Tho  prlco   is   low.   I'"u11   particulars   free.  !....... GiSieopie, Dcpt. "ffl"  98 Front Gt. East, Toronto  Cat vs.  Rope.  (^Montreal Star.)  Leniency in the treatment, of    certain  classes  of criminals is  a capital.      mistake.     Criminals   "who   employ   violence  .slumId  be made  to feci  it    in    return,  it is    very likely to be the only sort of  punishment they    really    fear.      Of all  criminals,     the   systematic     wife-beater  is    the    most    cowardly,    depraved and  lost to cvuvy sense of    manhood;    and  he should   be  as    certain  of    the.   lash  when    convicted   as    winter    is certain  to  be  followed   by    spring.    The  thug,  too, should   get   the lash when he   employs violence;    and the criminal    with  a  record   fhould   be  locked   up   indefinitely.   4-*~������������������-   Jack's   Faux   Pas.  -I   noticed-tliat  you   had Jack  y Lo r-hureh with you .Sunday,  -Yc.. and the poor heathen is so  Fox   Skins   From 'Maine.  No accurate statistics are available as  to the number of foxes captured in  Maine in a year, bin ..some time ago  Charles K. Oak) of Caribou, thou'laud  agent.,,Taid at a committee hearing that  more 'than 50,000 fox skins were sold out  of Aroostook county alone every year.  ���������������������������Outside of Aroostook 'county, where several men make a business oi fox hunting,  perhaps 2. .009 pelts are taken in a year,  making the total output of Ihe rilale 7. .-  000.  The price of good fox skins reached  Ihe highest notch la_.t winter, even red  pelfs commanding ���������������������������".-!���������������������������.,";0 to ->o each, as  against S;j.50 two years ago and- S>'_;.L'o  five years ago. One fox skin in 200 is  from a "cios.s" fox, a::d is valued at"  ���������������������������!>.'_, one in _0,000 i_: a silver gray  and is worth from ;?200 to ���������������������������'. .Q0_ and perhaps one in oOO.OOO is a pure and radiant black, which may bring ������������������S00 or  even 31,500, thus making ihe coal", of  Lhe black iox the n;o..t. valuable garment worn by any animal on lop of the  earth.���������������������������From (ho Portland Pres..   ������������������-������������������-.   Strict   Sabbatarians.  Dean i.aniaay knew of Sabbatarians  among his countrymen even stricter than'  those who ''a'inost killed"'' a man for  whistling and looking happy on Sunday.  There was the countryman who. asked  by an .1.nglish ai.i.t to tell him the nam.  v! a local ruined castle, replied: "It's no'  ihe day to bo specrii:' sic things'." And  there was the cook whose kitchen was  provided with a fine new roasting jack  which never stopped. On Sunday her  mistress found it put out of action, and  the cook explained that "she was ane  yneiiig'co hae the ftile th;*>g clacking and  Vi lining aboot in her Kitchen a1 the  blessed Sabaluh day."' But over some  things even .coltish Sabbatarians had  no power. A henwife, soiling her fowls,  remarked: '"Indeed, my leddy. they lay  every day, no' excepting Ihe blessed  Sabbath."���������������������������From  lhe  London  Chronicle.   !>"*_������������������-  ii  LADY'S APPEAL,  Ma ml  Clubber'  Belle-  Rcspoasible for ftenrly ail of .lie  Misery Women Endure.   A nae n: i a_ i s_ _w r i 11 ���������������������������_ 11 oi i _. 11) e__ f ea ti i r e s. o f.  Timely women out of a hundred, l.'n-  :ji .stakuble are the .sign-; of "too little  f)io(xl." The weaker sex is assailed at  all ages by the evils resulting from  bloodlessiiess, from ihe girl who is weak  end -languid, with dull eyes, pale lips,  fitful appetiU: and palpitating heart, lo  the woman who feels "never woll," with  pains'hi the back and aero-s ilie shotil-  d..-.s. hunting fits ami aching limbs. And  later at life's turning point, nervous dis-.  orders "tuKHieart��������������������������� t run hi i;s���������������������������inn ki.--grea l-  '.-alls on a  womun's Hirenc'th.  At all ages Dr. Williams' i'ink Pills  are. .specially valuable to ihe female sex,  for they alone possess the 'power of  making iu abtidamv the rich, red blood  nl health. They, fill the .starved veins  wilh new bh.M-!. ���������������������������>'��������������������������� thai "in'ei-b!ed bodies  nre strengthened, weak ncrvs nie fortified, ami   robust  health is  re .med.  Mrs. I-!. Smith, Windsor. X. S.. . ,iy-:  "A few years a:.1 o my h"a!th brj/au to  /nil. 1 suffered gfeatiy from inward  troubles, and in about n ,'rar'-. lime my  it hoi e system was .ihnost a wreck. My  Mo'nl had turned to water, and my heart  had become so badly affected that I  could scarcely go about. In fact. life had  almost become a burden, and these seem-  .���������������������������'. little hope for vie. One day a friend  .sked me if 1 had tried Or. Williams'  Pink Pills, and lohl ine that she had.  J _.u ia almost, the same condition f was  ������������������nd that, the Wills had'i .shy.d h"r to  .her present, splendid health, i took eour-  ajje from what my friend told inc. and  began to take the. Pills. T took them  regularly for several months, constantly  growing stronger, and the internal Iron-  .iles from which I had been afflicted  were disappearing, and my whole system  Boomed to have gained new strength. T  .anted to make certain that there would  be no return of the trouble and I continued to (nke the Pills for a time after  Th.ul really fully recovered. Sinc<^ 1  Jinve proved for myself that. Or. "Vvil-  l.ams' Pink Pills can do. T have ror.oin-  meml-rd them to a number o\ suffering  -people, and those who have given them  *, fair trial have proved whir me thai.  I.. Williams' Pink Pills are juT what  t)it������������������y are rcm'i'merded  lo be."  Sold by  nil   medicine  dealers    or    by  mail nt 50 cents  i  bo* or si*  boxes  for  tf./a) from    Th"  Or. Williams' Medicine  $*��������������������������������������������� iiuwkvi.T,   .at.  unused lo going that he wan red ilea .usher  to cheek his hat and coat.��������������������������� iiosfon Transcript.  . ifsirani cedfof* S2 O yo ar*  FRE _ forsolling 4 (io.'.on Co-  halt, tjold Jnl:los3 Rons at 5e.  e; .h    'J'lieso pen.  v/rite a  beautiful color by siinpiv ilin-  phijj in watt-r.   Ko ia'fc re-  quirod.    V\'rita'to-day.j Wo  trust you wiih the pans, sail  them aial rotarii tho i.'ionoy  and win this fit. o ..canty  Gold Finished Watch awl  alio a lovely Tea Set Freo  COBALT ���������������������������i OLD P_ WCO.  J>_l>t   _:jo Toronto, Oat.  First Granges in Europe.  At a time when tiny orange trees are  to be. seen as fable decorations* and orange.-, innumerable (>11 sale, it is not inappropriate to trace the introduction of  ,\ In.���������������������������lYnil.��������������������������� iu���������������������������i:'.uropo. ���������������������������According���������������������������t o.-a.  Paris contemporary, after its introdue  tion info J.uropc from Ciiina a C'a.rtha-  ginian conceived the idea of grafting  the yellow mandarine orange upon the  grenadier, with the result, tliat/we have  the blood orange, .lean dv. Cn.-,iro introduced the orange from the West Indies  to Portugal, and the first attempl to  cultivate it was made by t'on.-lable. de  liourbon, but after his revolt; l-'rancis 1".  eonfuiued the experiments. At the time  lamiTXI\'/vi'dted: "'I'ouloir the Chevalier  Paul, in compliment, to the King, placed  some, preserved oranges on frees in the  orangery. Ladies in the retiuue, it is  added, were under the' iinpi'(.'������������������ioii that  tin .e. oranges grew sugared.���������������������������..union  l.dobe.  A   Change  ol   Mind.  A Wellesley College student, rushed  info a telegraph office a few days ago  and -,sked the clerk for a message blank.  She immediately wrote a message and  after she had finished if she toro it in  two and began another blank. This wna  also torn in two and then she wrote a  third, which she handed to the telegraph  operator.  After the lady deparled the operator  became curious and picked up the torn  pieces of  paper.  The first read. Tl, is all off. Never  want to hear from you again." The second read, "Do not; write to ine again,  as I never want fo hear from you." The  third message, which was sent, read:  "Come at once on the first train."���������������������������  From the Boston Herald.   ������������������-*_>���������������������������   Nev/ York Excursion.  Jl0.00 round   trip   from   Suspension   Bridge  via  l.ebiKli   Valley   It.   It.,  Thursday.   March  llth.   Tlcke'.   kochI   10  days.   Particular.-!   iil  Kimc   .net  east,   Toronto.   __^>_^������������������   In   Prohibition  Tennessee.  "Are   there  any  spirits  here?"  The little group about tho table listened an:.'iou. .y.  ".\vo there any spirits?" repeated tho  spokesman.  "Wall."  said   the   landlord, "aw   kain  Im alio   you   all   a   little   moonshine,   if  that will do."  I,   ..m     i>!;;i,.>, ���������������������������- '������������������������������������������������������,   i ,. r- ,.  To All vrcmen: I will send free with full  instructions, niy home treatment which  postlvcly curt. ._cuuorrho_a, Ulceration,  Displacements, Falling of the Womb, Painful or Irregular periods, Uterine and Ovarian Tumors or Growths, also Hot Flushes,  Nervousness, Melancholy, Pal us in the Head,  Hack or Dowels, Kidney and Bladder troubles,  viicre. caused by weaiaiess peculiar" to our  sex. Vou c.'iu continue- treatment at home at  jv cost of only 12 cents a week. My hook,  "Woman's Own M&iliual Advisor," also seat  freu on request. Write to-day. Address,  Mi't. M. Suiuiaor . Box 1-1. S, Windsor, Oat.   ������������������-������������������-���������������������������   Two   Players.  When Padercw.. ;i was dining out one  iiij'lii iie met a yoiiui;" .oeiety man who  bad won ior himself a reputation for Iiis  s-kil! at polo. .Being" praised by the piun-  i..l, for his clever playing, he si. d it wa.s  ditferent. indeed, from 'J _.derew?ki'.s ] .r-  foi mance .  "Oh." replied l'aderewski. "the. difference br> wean u. i> preri'ectly clear. Vou  are a dear sou] who plays polo, while I  am a poor Pole who play.s solo."���������������������������I. .tiia-  clelphia   ..coord.   *-���������������������������-������������������   Repeat   it:���������������������������"Shiloh's  Cure  will  always cure my coughs and colds."  Electric   Exhibition  at   Brescia.  Arrangements are being madu for a;*  inLcrnaiional exhihitiou devoted to the  application of electricity, (o be held at  Brescia thi. year. The i'lovince of Brescia i.s one particularly rich iu water-  power, aud it is hoped that the exhibition will jiivu au impetus to electrical  power developments therefrom. The exhibition will be also under flic, p.ilroiuijr.:  of the municipality of .Milan. The l'-l  groups into which if is proposed to divide- the -e::hbits cover-a wide ran^e of  engineering and other applications of  elcciricity, and historical and statistical  information   relulini.  thereto.  ���������������������������jR.ep'. at it*������������������-" Shiloh's Cure will always cure ray coug'hs and colds."  _______<_v^~   Generosity Appreciated.  "Be  yon '.Dr.   Ponder?"  iu?ked   u   tall,  lean   innii,   walking  into   the consulting  room  of  a   fashionable   Chicago   practitioner.  "I" am," replied the doctor.  "Well, look a-here, old feller," re-  nuirked the visitor, "I'm -{,'liid lo find  ver at las'. D'ye remember in -'OS, when  Vou wa.s in London, how you set a  feller\s arm  and  didn't  charge  him   for  Xi'i"  "Yes." said the doctor, with the prospect  of a  big  feo  rising before him.  "Well, sir," said ihe visitor, "I'm  (hat, feller, an' I've broke the other arm,  so I'm conic to have it fixed on th,.  same  terms."���������������������������Tit-Kits..  Minard'r-   Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.  Uncle Jerry.  "1 shouldn't wonder." said Uncle Jerry Peebles, "if there was something in  this idee that the condition of a man's  teeth has n whole lot to do with his  moral character. Tho biggest liar I  ever knew in my' life wore a full set of  false  teeth."  -*���������������������������*-������������������-  Hei_!   Here!  "The winter poet is more to be pitied  than censured," said Scribbles.  "Pecau.ve  why?"  (pieried   Dribbles.  ' .lecause 'mercury' and 'thermometer'  are two of the hardest words in the  Knglish language to find rhyrm. for,"  answered   .rribbl'.s.  The Apple.on the Berry Bush.  To tho*. particularly interested in the  growing of apples an experiment made  at Delta., Idaho, will be of value. Jn  the spring cf last year Thomas .and  .'.'unci's li .nek. two miners, who keep  a   garden   and   grow   strawberries     aud  | vegetables, experimented iu grafting a  hciun of a four-year-old 'apple tree into  a servie." berry tree body, and to their  delight the limb not; only grew hut blos-  semed this year and two wid! developed yellow apples ripened. The tree  from  which the scion was cut bus; newr  ! bloomed,.yet. the scion when grafted 'into  M berry Tin.-h hi adorned and bore fruit  the next year.���������������������������La (lrni.de Observer.  GAN'fpRASSE  "THEM-TOO MUCH.  So Says Charles  Bell of  Dodd's Kidney  Pills.  He Had Rheum a tic in for Ten Years  and the Old Reliable Kidney Remedy  Cured   Him  Completely.  NORTH KANCil . DJGBV Co., ... _.,  .March ..��������������������������� (Special)���������������������������-"! am so well filled with gratitude to Dodd'.s Kidney .Pills  that i cannot praise them too highly."  These are the. words of Mr. t'liarle.s -ISol 1,  well known here, and ui_y are. echoed by  many another who has been freed from  the tortures 'of rheumatism by Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  "1 suffered terribly from rheumatism  for ten years," -Mr. Dell continues. " I  -was so bad L could scarcely get in and  nut, of bed. After trying various medicines, without getting relief, a friend  advised nie io fry Dodd's .Kidney Pills.  Six' boxes cleaned the i.beuniaci_ui right  out of me."  That's what Dodd's Kidney, Pills do  io .Rheumatism���������������������������clean it right out of  vou. They do thus simply aud naturally.  Kheumatism is caused by uric, acid in  the. blood. When t-iu. kedneys are  heallby they strain this uric acid or,*, of  tho blood. W-ith no uric acid iu tlie  blood there can be no "Rheumatism. Consequently lo cure Kheunialisin, cure  vour kidneys. Dodd'.s Kidney Pills always cure the' kidneys.  --        <��������������������������� ������������������ >   Mr. Kelso's Work.  (Toronto Star.)  H is not going too far to say that  J. J. Kel.sij. in what he has done to secure the sur"')iiiidings of proper home influences for children whose parents were  mi fid for parenthood, has performed a  more valuable service in preventing  crime than half the police force of Ontario have performed in tho suppression  of crime. 'There are hundred. . possibly  thousands, of young men and young women, living respectable, useful lives today, who, but for Mr. Kelso's work,  would have none to destruction.  ISSUE  rVO.   9,  1909  HELP WANTED.  A  Yyier  GIANTS WANTED. THERE IS NOTHING  pays, belter  i'.0ll(l011  than   a   tea   route.  Out.  Alfred  kJTO.l. FA11M JTOU UEN'T-A FIN!') STOCK  O inrm ol 125 acres, five mllos north ot  London, on Proof Ijiin.' road: grand opportunity for. richt party. Euquiro Win. Sitto.  Arva  P. O..   Out. ',:'-"  "FOX SALE.  T I.V SHOP l.-OK SALK-ItlCTlI!ING ON  J- account.-of iu.o: be.t. place In all Canada, for .'oil plumber ami llnner. VWiau  Vane.,   Ksse::.   Oat.  <_ ...An wn-i' hi'y ������������������-V10 01'' T,1E m':.ST  O-ft/UI/ !. kdrv. con fact loiiery and ice  cream buslucnse.s'iu Iiv _ town in Onlario; lai'ijo  nreinises; iuanu.aciur>. both ice cream oii<[  eamly. '.Iioleiialo and retail: e;d.abli6lioil 21  years: doiiii; .517,000 business yearly: a snap  for Rood livi; man with a little capltnl. Address !.->:. ::7ii. Lindsay, Ont,    ASTHMA.  ..ts.'WVwm,  FOR Tin. NliXT THlllTY  days: .���������������������������.'.0.. one iialf regular price. Curtis Asilmui ite.niedy Co., room 2,- Vaucouvu"  lloii:i,   Haniillon,   Oat.  Cl'KK   Cl'KI  PATENTS.  PATENTS   ARE   EASILY  PROCURED  bill tllsuosal in moro difficult. "Write for cir-  "ular!-. explaiuiiiK our new system of selling  to Uio boat advautage. THE PATISNT  SALKKMAN CO., Kooliester. Kor circular ad-  drs-ss. J. il. Hiti. lhouse, 70 I'oarl otrcot.  Toronto.    ��������������������������� ������������������������������������--  ���������������������������'���������������������������is that the president?-' aiked.the dis-  finguislied statesman through the telephone.  "Vos/" responded a voice at the other  end of the wire.  "This i.i .Senator LoUinun. 1 wish to  ask you, .Mr. President, not from idle  curiosity, but to establish a point I am  trying tu make, what������������������you would do iu  such an emergency as that which confronts Hen. (.'astro,  who "  There was a rending, crashing sound,  as if the, telephone at the other end had  been . .nashed to atoms.  Then all was still.  ��������������������������� >������������������  . Repeat  it: ���������������������������"Shiloh's Cure will always !  cure   my   coughs   and   colds."  AsWoiman's Sympathy  Aro you c.iseoura_rcd? Is your^doctor'a  bill a heavy financial load? -Is your pain  a heavy physical harden? I know what,  these mean to delicate women���������������������������I have  heen discouraged, too; but learned how to  cure mvself. 1 want to relieve your burdens. ..'liy not end the pain and atop tho  doctor's lull'.' 1 can do this for you and  will U.' you will assist me.  All you need do is to write for a freo  box of the remedy which has been placed  in mv hands to be .iven away. Perhaps  ihij one box will euro you���������������������������it has done ho  for others. Jf so, I shall be happy and  vou will be cured for 2o (the cost of a  postage stamo). Your letters held corifi-  d������������������ .ltirillv "Write, to-day for.my free, treatment.  MRS. F. 13 CURRAI-I, Windsor, Ont.  '���������������������������_���������������������������-���������������������������-."  ->���������������������������������������������-*-���������������������������������������������  At   tlie   Market.  Mrs.  C.  Good  morning.   Bridget.  houo vour master and mistress iiavo hoi for-  aotten ilia, ilu.-y aru coaling to diao with nie  ���������������������������-0-ni;-ht.  Cook���������������������������ludado und they've not���������������������������ihey ve ordered a siood nearly meal at homo at six  o'clock���������������������������Harper's Ha^ar.   _-���������������������������-.   Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Burns,   etc.  -*~o~+-  An Echo of Modern Journalism.  "f do mis. .Mrs. Jones,  .lie told me all  lhe news of the parish."  ���������������������������'Oh.   that   wa.s   only gossip���������������������������no truth  in  il."  ��������������������������� -" ..ell -there. .llJiked-tu 'ea. i_.il ..-'J'-ilii.  or lies, 'twas all news to me."���������������������������I'uucii.  Inescapable.  King Arthur had just invented the  j.oiiiu.   Table.  "The shape makes no difference," they  cried. "The landlady will give the chicken's neck to lhe man behind iu his  board."  Herewith he perceived the scheme was  ineffective.���������������������������New York _un.   ������������������-������������������-������������������   Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.  ������������������������������������������������������  - o-������������������_������������������   Succinct.  '���������������������������'Hello. Swingle- ..'hat under the sun  have you been doing to your nose.?"  ������������������������������������������������������[ called a bigg-er man a liar the other  .day��������������������������� Lool _-iij.i-_we_.wcro_going_to_hti\ __  a snowstorm, doesn't it?"  TH8 FAVORITES  ii  11  EDDY'S  SILENT  MATCHES |  "8H������������������nt ma tho Sphinx!"  THI KOirr PERFECT HATCHES YOU EVER STRUCK  Always, ererywhare io Canada, ask for Eddy's Hatch*  M THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  P  (Montreal "Witness.)  "T want to remind the public of _\Io .-  I real of certain weighty words uttered  by Mr. .iu .ice Tnschcreau on the subject of tolerated immorality, nt the  conclusion of an investigation into  charges made agaiust certain members  of tlie police force in February, 1005,"  fnicl Mr. Recorder Weir, jeslcrday, during the trial of the keeper of a disorderly house on St. Lawrence street.  Montreal is a great city and still  with in tho limits of control. If  we want to make it a city that Ave can  be proud of ve, must be more strict as  to the deportment of the rising generation. -We do not want our streets to  be dangerous to walk in, where our sons  will be tempted aud our daughters insulted. Some people claim that all this  is in the nature of things. The Chief  Justice did not think so, and neither do  J think so, The men who really know  what vice involves are the priest, the  minister and the recorder. We receive  .ad revelations from these sufferers  that make it impossible for ns to accept the sophistries propounded by  regnlationists. I am not surprised that  there is such a long list of burglaries to  the credit of Montreal criminals. It is  impossible to choose just what evils wc  will suppress and what we will tolerate.  Crimes of all kinds jire so linked together that, if we have drunkenness and  gambling and ' prostitution, we must  have robberies aud murders and wrecked  homes and ruined lives.-  "It will be usoles for us to increase  the police force unless we try to stop  up the source of the evils that are  rampant," continued the judge. Theye  arc other pests in Montreal more  serious than tuberculosis ,and they must  be suppressed. I do not admit that they  are necessary evils. They are a scandalous shame to the community: But  wc have put our hands to the plough bixd  will not stop till our work is done. Wc  will call in all the moral agencies of the  city to assist us. Let the' women join  the .crusade; they can do much to stem  (he tide. A prostitute is the most  mournful spectacle the world has ever  seen."  These remarks, which followed the  evidence of the Rev. Arthur French in  the case before the court, led up . o the  leading of .extracts from the deliverance of Chief Justice Sir Henri T. Tnschcreau, whose words of wisdom,' lie declared, were worth more than gold.  INTEMPERANCE AND  THE SOCIAL EVIL.  .,  Mr._ Justice Taschcrcau opened his  general remarks with the following  words: "Tho human body is-a sacred  trust committed l^ the soul -by the  Creator; gifted with an-., admirable organism, it has the most astonishing physical powers as well as a delicate construction, such as can hardly be con  ceived; and its functions, which, after  all, arc those of the soul that gives it  life and movement, should be nothing  but the result of the will and aspirations of tha>" soul, made in the image  of the Almighty. But the soul, given  its freedom comes under different influences; evil suggestions due to heredity or temperament", or to the vices of  corrupt environment, or bad education,  and the body obeying and being polluted iu its turn, loses the beauty,  purity and vigor given it by its divine  Maker.  ���������������������������'Among the pbgucs of humanity th-.l  have polluted the body after soiling the  ������������������_B\il7thfriria_i^=tw_^:io_tr=teri,iblefwhosc^  unet-: .ing assaults commenced at the  very beginning of the world, and whose  rnv*ag.8 have dishonored and decimated  Tlie.se  two  are  drunken-  bec Legislature could not entrust the  corporation of Montreal with any other  niis-sion than that oi doing towards those  house-., the oniy thing possible under 'che  iaws of this country, that is, lo suppress  them.  "Docs that mean that if the City Council has not thought proper to pass a special by-law, providing a specilic method  of securing 'their suppression, it will  thereby be justified in ignoring the law  and tolerating whux is intolerable under  the Criminal  Code?  "Who would dare hold such a. view?  '"Such a by-law could iiavc been passed.  It would, no doubt, have settled, to advantage, certain details of procedure. It  has not been passed, but 'die city remains none the less obliged to suppress  the evil, for suppression is mentioned in  the general law, and tolerance is thorn  forbidd .1.  "Yet, if such a by-law could have been  passed it was not necessary, for the city  already had, and still has, all possible  power, and is provided with all the ma-,_  chinery required to suppress such houses,  it doe's suppress 'them when it wishes. It  chooses its lime;'it indicates to its officials the special house to be raided; arrests follow, and the Recorder condemns.  ''What is possible, even easy, in special cases will be no more difficult to accomplish iii the case of'a general raid ,  and n complete cleansing. All the con-'  stables admitted this in the course of  the recent investigation. Only there is  some hesitation in the face of the duty  of total suppression in the apprehension  of clandestine prostitution. Such secret  prostitution mo shall never be able to  cause to cease. But you will increase it  by allowing ihe scandal of public prostitution which perverts youth, leads to all  kinds.of excesses, defiles the soul and  corrupts the body, when jt docs not destroy it prematurely. Secret prostitution  will do its work anyhow, but the evil  will always be in exact proportion to tii-j  immorality of the people.  HIS LORDSHIP  SUGGESTS REFORMS.  The learned judge, procceeding to suggest certain reforms, .said: Tiio system  lollowcd, so far, in"Montreal in the proceedings taken against; the keepers of  houses' of ill-iepute; the girls living in  tiieir' dens and the unfortunate clients  found therein, strikes-me as deplorable.  In the first place', tho police officers prepare their cases only on the complaint  of neighbors, or-when, there arises such  flagrant; scandal that;the action of the  authorities, becomes'Unavoidable. This  is'an entirely too linii.ed circle of operations. There are- neighbors in certain streets who will never complain.  This was shown, during the recent investigation that the police are well  aware of a hundred and filly or two  hundred houses of disorder, or prostitution, or similar- rendezvous, .existing in  Montreal." As soon a.'lsuch knowledge  is acquired and the necessary proof is  v"ilhin the vcach of the'city the obligation to act is created,-and they fail to  do their duty of the action is not taken.  "Certain well-known fiouses have never been troubled. A list shown to me  during the investigation is proof of this.  Why have these houses^ not been raided? Since it Is admitted that they are  well known, since they were placed on a  list that was shown to the"court, it  was the city's duty, to'bring them before  tiie Recorder. ' -''  ".It will be slated, perhaps, that those  homes have been better .kept than others against which proceedings have been.  .taken���������������������������that _there__wei__.no _coinpIaints_  the   nations.  iiC'.-������������������-s  and  prostitution:   almost  inseparable  companions;  a  hideous pair,  challenging divinity, defying civilization, re  belling against  all law   and  oftentimes  controlling the destiny of nation*.  ���������������������������'Christianity was "well calculated to  -cnis'li the. ��������������������������� monsters, but lhe purity of  il.s dictrine. while attract ing and winning the mass:.. und the higher classes,  and* tbe beauty of its teachings, while  inspiring -government's with the wisest  and wont vigorous measures, could ncwr  in the midilU", nor yet in modern, time.,  prevent int. inperan.'. and especially  prostitution, from invading the large  i-entivs. spreading and expanding therein, too often under the eyes of power-  h'������������������-. iMilhoritie .''  The report deserib.s������������������ various method?  flv.ii have been adopted for dealing with  lhe 'social evil, mentioning especially the  regulation and tolerance of vice. The.  learned judge, after giving a summary of  both systems as adopted in different  countries, comes to the. conclusion ihat  both have failed to reach the end aimed  at.  His Lordship, after quoting the various Canadian laws governing the matter,  remarks: "It is, then, quite certain that  in Canada .(he theories of official regulation nnd administrative iolernnae which  may be discussed, and even admitted in  Cither countries, are positively discountenanced by our legislation; are, so to  &pc������������������fc, placed under the ban by our" law  and can be admitted only by the enemies of the law itself in theiT efforts to  have, it amended. So l'.ng as 'that law  remains what, it is, the provincial, civic  and. municipal authorities have only to  submit lo it and apply it J:i all respects.  CITY OBLIGED TO *  SUPPRESS VICE.  "The cty of Montreal is not exempt  from that obligation. Tt-.c Quebec Legislature in the last charter given.this great  city accorded the council the power, and,  so fc. speak, laid upon It the obligation  to suppress houses of ill-fame and disorder-within its' liinite���������������������������yes, to "suppress."  and nothing less.   The fact is, the Que-  amino scandal; that is to say, no noise  "Hut. is not the house of prostitution,  or rendezvous, well-known as such, a  scandal in itself? . Is it less dangerous  becau-. obliging neighbors consent to  tolerate, '-it, or because the keeper is  smart enough or prudent enough to prevent noise or boisterous scandal?  ''There i*. then, no such distinction to  be made. Suppression in order to be  efficient must be general and without  evjeptions in every"ca������������������c where this can  be carried out. Naturally, in cases of  doubt, and in the absence of positive  proof proceedings must be avoided.  A   .Ol'.CE.  OK  REVKXL. .  "Another abt .e is the loo frequent  condemnation of the keepers of filch  houses, for (he most part habitual offenders, to a, .ine instead of imprisonment.  "An ex-chief of police, candidly admitted that such a, system had the advantage   of Fiipplying   the  city  with   sure,  periodical revenue.    Remember. 1" .-.peak  of what T know, nnci I" rela-te facts proven and admitted in open court.  .''It.   strikes me. thai such'a state  of  ' thing" needs no comment.  j     "Did the authorities ever consider the  infamy of such ji system?  "Can the city of Montreal lend itself  to such a calculation and rely on such  .. source of revenue?  "Can this city authorize toleration,  for a money consideration, payable periodically, after regular arrests for public  prostitution?  "Can Montreal thus license vice 'and  infamy (for that is what it docs) upon  the payment of a fee?  "I denounce that abuse with all mv  powers. I would be less severe on the  girls and I would make a distinction  between incorrigible habitues and those  who are only on the threshold of shame  and may be redeemed.  "Discretionary punishment for the ordinary prostitute and tlie efficient closing of the houses in which they lived  would complete the work of cleaning  them out. Thus policy of war without  mercy, of energetic repression, and complete suppression, once adopted, it would  become the duly of the police and spc-  ������������������sag5'  3B__>i3M~S  saw  .***.  I Common Sense On The Ceiling Question  ??mw$&&  People used  to think  metal ceilings were a  sort of'mining camp  makeshift���������������������������  something  that would  do after a  fashion  when y o u  couldn't get a real ceiling. And  they were not far wrong, then.  But that was long years 'ago���������������������������  before even I got  into the metal ceiling business. Metal  ceilings liave  changed since then  ���������������������������and opinions.  People      know-  nowadays, that the  right sort of metal  ceilings    are    fine  enough    for     any  building that can't use marble  ceilings.   I know a few buildings even, that could have marble  and  do  have  Pedlar Ait  j. Steel Ceilings. Like to send you  pictures of such buildings.  And Pedlar ceilings are not  only fine enough, in point of  looks, for any building���������������������������they  are good enough in all that  makes a ceiling good. They are  away, 'way ahead of plaster; to  start with.  And of   course   woodT-reven  expensive wood, like mahogany  ���������������������������doesn 't begin to compare with  a Pedlar Art Steel Ceiling.  Doesn't compare either in value,  cleanliness, hygiene, beauty, or  durability���������������������������especially the last  named.  Take the matter of cost or  value. Plaster, you sec, costs  as much as or more than, a Pedlar ceiling in the first place���������������������������  counting only to the smooth  coat stage. Time it's decorated  or finely papered, it costs considerably more.  ."' And'the life of the good kind .  ART  STEEL  LINGS  for Churches,  Residences, Civic Edifices, Schools.  Libraries, Hotels, Gi:b Houses, Office Buildings,  Factories, Shops, Stores.  of plaster ceilings' is short  enough���������������������������even if it doesn't, demand repairs every year.  Of course every plaster "coiling cracks and,keeps on "cracking for three vears after it's  new.  Wood ceilings are. costly in  themselves, even if the. cheaper  woods be. used. And they are  dearer in that, they make a fire-  trap of any house. ;.  Of course, plaster is not fireproof, far, far from it, as it is  only a mere shell of lime and  sand.'  But a Pedlar Art Steel Ceiling is fireproof, absolutely���������������������������  and outranks every other kind  of a ceiling in every particular  that appeals to people of common sense.  I would tell you all about it  in detail, if I knew your address���������������������������the subject is far too big  to handle here.  o  Possibly you have some vague  idea���������������������������a survival- of,the old  days?���������������������������that metal ceilings are  machine-made art.. crude,, stiff,  unlovely? I just  wish vou could see  the - pictures of;  some of my. ceilings. ' You would  know better then.  Suppose you let  me send you a little book on the  subject. I am pretty, sure you will  find it worth reading. I don't  mind if you are merely curious  now���������������������������I.want you to know. Your  address, .please ? ' ,  Pedlar products  include every .kind, of  sbeet metal building materials���������������������������too many,  items   to   even   mention   here.   You ."can"  have   a -catalogue���������������������������information���������������������������eetlmato-  -_prices���������������������������advice��������������������������� just for the asking."-We'd-  like fipecially to'inte'rest you- in, our.. Art ,  Steel Ceilings'and Side Walls���������������������������they are a.  revelation-to-many' people. ���������������������������   More  thaa  ..000 designs.   May ve 6&nd you .a booklet,  and pictures ol some of them?   ".      ';'-  The Pedlar People ofOshawa ESTAlBa_^!  Address our Nearest Warehouse: . ; -'���������������������������'  MONTKEAL   OTTAWA   TORONTO   LONDON   CHATHAM   WINNIPEG   QUEBEC   ST. JOHN, N.B.   HALIFAX  IH _ Craig St.W. 423SuasexSt. llCoIborneSi. SG KlngSt. 200 West KingSt. 76 LombardSt.  127 Rue duPontSq. 42-46FrinccWilliamSt.   IfiPrlnetSt.  ' We want Agents in some sections.   Write for details.   Mention this p. per.' No. 197.  cial agents, tinder lhe leadership of the  chief of police, to keep :t constant watch  over tlie. street walkers; to prevent, or  punish,.without mercy, any indecency or  suspected solicitation: to witch closely  the old quarters of prostitution and the  new places or houses where they might  have reason to believe it could have taken refuge, and not to hesitate in lodging  complaints upon information or discovery of a positive character.  sary; let such service be organized as  a. special department and let men of experience, reliability and capability be  placed therein.  TOO MANY BARS  B . ONE HALF.  *'T strongly suggest that, tho number  of licensed liquor selling places be reduced in this city. -Certain sections of  the#eiiy are literally infested with re-s-  (auranis and bars. Let us not. forget  that, for young men especially, tlie  saloon, where firewater is imbil _<1, not.  to say the worst of poisons, is truly  the ante-room of the accursed house:  that is to say, that people go out of  the one and hurry to the other, with  passions inflamed and their reason distracted. Since, it seems, liquor shops  must bo put up with, let them be reduced by at least one-hull' and let the  license fee bo proportionately increased.  You will even then have a sufficient  number of applicants to take ail the  licen.scs and the city will lose none ol"  ii������������������ revenue."  In his concluding remarks the learned  Judge referred as follows to the evidence given during the investigation by  two local clergymen: "I thank the religious authorities of the city, represented at the investigation by tlie He v. Abbe  Lnclie, Sulniciati. and by the Rev. Mr.  French, of The Church of England, for  the valuable information, which they  furnished me. and which contributed in  a large measure lo enlighten my conscience and strengthen my convictions."   _-*-������������������.   Hereditary   Instinct.  Suffragette Mother (snatching a spare  moment from really important things to  visit, the nursery)���������������������������But. my dear child,  what am you crying for. with all these  nice tovs'.'   What do you  want?  .��������������������������� . ��������������������������������������������� ������������������      Business men wiio are afraid to invest their moix'v in a.uy ordinary proposition tliat offers ten per cent, or  more profit think they are gutting . ie  worst, of it if their advcrti.iny does not  pay themi -,\ great deal more than that.  Yet iulv_rtU.n.. is reaMy but an ''"ordinary investment.''  !  i  SCOTCH <$ CORNER  The C.ydc  engineers have  agreed  to  accept -5 -per cent,  reduction' on     piece  =^l\or-=t.iaUpurpose.=iet=thc^^  special   agents   having   charge   of   the    ������������������__._>=  city's  morality   be   increased,  if ncces-  The Edinburgh Town Council has accepted' i_.000 from the executive of tho  Scottish National Exhibition in lieu of  the obligation on the latter to restore  the ground a Saughton Park.  the works about two hours later,' *n<I  on investigation the girl was discovered,  strangled at the machine. ..       ���������������������������_������������������   \ -,  _>'���������������������������������������������  Official returns by the Scottish ironmasters show tliat while production dTiring 1908 was __73.2oG..onc . less thau. in_  the preceding year, home consumption  decreased by 170,065 tons and exports  by S7,G98 tons.  The Lord Provost's Committee of Edinburgh Town Council have remitted to  a .sub-committco to report on a proposal to give a salable welcome to the  2nd Battalion of the Royal Scots on  their retur.i to. Edinburgh garrison after IS years' foreign service.  Miss Marion Gilchrist, who was murdered in her flat ii. Queen's Terrace.  Glasgow, has loft securities valued at  .& 1-2,000. Various legacies total about.  ������������������10,00.0, and the residue will pass to a  former maidservant; named Ferguson,  who was witli her for twelve vears.  ; The  Value of  Diplomacy:  Tlie .southern darky is not, generally ,  speaking, lacking in .tact when it comes  to dealing with his while neighbors, a_  tin. following story indicates: ���������������������������'.','  A  certain  planter   in- Louisiana   >ia.d~'  va ugh t^ari���������������������������opossimi7=-ii !HJf=seeiiifj^Uiree=  negroes_. whom  he  knew  approach, .and  knowing  tho  fondness  of  tlie race  for  the above-mentioned  toothsome animal,  determined to have some. fun.  "Boys," he .aid, "I've got a fine 'possum here,  .nd I'm going to give him to  the man who will tell me to what political party he belongs and can give the ���������������������������  beit reason for his belief.  "Now, .John, how do you vote, and  what is your reason for.doing so?-'.  'Well, sah." replied John, "[ b'long*  to de ole Republican pahty. Do Republicans freed us an' 1 feels gratefui to  Vm an' 1 je.   nachcrly votes dat ticket"  "Very good indeed, John," said the  plnnier. "And you. 1 .!l.v he added,  turning to another of the darkies.  "I"s a I'apnli^." answered Hill. "Vou  -;ce, sah, de I'opuli.' .-tan' for dc people's  rights,  au' 1 believe in 'em.  The New burgh and North of Fife  Railway, just opened, has beeu constructed at a cost of about .������������������2.0.000.  The new line connects the North British  Compauy's Bridge of Eam-Ladybank  system with the same company's main  line to Dundee and Aberdeen.  :rper s ^ .eU-  A watchman at Paisley, who had becu  buried under the debris of a building  which collapsed in a galo, was rescued  alive through the ?agaeity of his dog,  a small Irish terrier, which ran about  barking until it persuaded a policeman  to follow it to the spot where the accident 1 _id occurred.  A peculiar accident has occurred in  Dundee at a photographer'ts. A young  girl was passing through an apart mo it  at the close of the day's work, when  a scarf she wop wearing got entangled  in a machine. Hcv parents, unable, to  account for her non-appearance, vi.itcd  That's good too," remarked the planter. "And how about you, Sam'." he  said, addressing thu last of tho trio.  "Well, bo.-..'' replied Sam, and he  scialchcd bis head and grinned knowingly as he spoke, "f b'longs to de J>em-  crcrutic pahty���������������������������'ease. Vase, you know,  bos.?, J   want., dat 'po?. nn."  Sam got the "possiun.-   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.   A   Locsl   Need.  A very much excited woman found .  new use for the Xcw York Public Service Commission the other nigh't. After  the offices had been closed and only the  accident bureau was open she called up  on the telephone:  "Can you tell me if there has boon a.  serious accident on the elevated lines or  'the subway1:'''' she asked, anxiously.  ''There hasn't, so far as we know," replied the inspector.  "And you haven't heard of any to-  niaht in'Manhattan?"  y'No."  "Not a block, or a delay, or anythmgr  "Nothing at all. Why? What ia thu  matter?"  "Well, T don't understand why mr  husband is so late; be never was late  before."  Then the' ins.pee.or lniug up the s.-  oeiver and laughed. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  April 22, 1909.  Y4  Mr. Martin Burrell Active  Mr.... Martin Burrell has already  been beard from, and to greater purpose, than most first-term Dominion representatives are heard from during  the whole, term of office. Any question of interest, to B. C. always has a  strong conservative supporter in Mr.  Burrell. lie is now fighting to get  better protection for our fruit growers. At the meeting of the agricultural committee of the commons  last week Mr. Burrell objected to a  statement voice:] by Mr. McNeill,  superintendent "of, the fruit division  department.',: that- Americans were  better   packers   of  fruit   than   Cana  dians. Mr. Burrell said it was in  the interests of American shippers  to say this regarding Canadians, but  it was not the case. He complained  that American fruit was coming into  this country, particularly into the  prairie provinces, which was not  marked according-to the demands of  the Fruit-Marks act. He wanted the  same stringent laws imposed upon  Canadians to be lived up to by the  growers on the other side. Mr. McNeill said he hoped to see the act  strictly enforced, and also stated  that during the year there had been  a general improvement in the quality  and packing of fruit. He spoke approvingly of the work done by the  m%?mm  '���������������������������:��������������������������� ���������������������������   '_-: -      '������������������"������������������������������������������������������.������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������  TIME to Paint.  Make your buildings bright and clean  this Spring. We have  the best and most economical paint for you  iwpj:.    to use.  ||fe Sherwin-Williams  i|li     PfflfT, PREPARED,  gFfc.the paint that  iiiiii;:  U^'^_T_^^_E!_^_V  Ll-.W-'-E.Tv  0?^?������������������6pFsS^r^..>;-'spr.ads farthest,  teSM^^B^y;.. wears longest,  '��������������������������� i������������������t^^S^5Rlooks best.   Made  ���������������������������.^.���������������������������j^0^^^^^;ioi purest materials.  |^rtft.^f%is.   A record' of forty  JP ^;_.-.' ii.' --'J.. ... j.-- \> I  ^rJ_'-o,-Is__}__'.'���������������������������'���������������������������'  years of good paint  making behind it.  Sherwin- Williams  ^ D M  1 U T O     ^/������������������   r//������������������ LARGEST SALE OF  I   A I N  lb      AHY  PAIHTS   IH   THE WORLD  A large stock on hand at FULTON'S HARDWARE STORE  co-operative societies, their=organiza-  tion in many cases resulting in a better observance of the laws respecting  packing-. . .'  Paying, tlie Piper.  The dear people who'voted for Mr.  Laurier. Grand Trunk Pacific  scheme, a thing which they were assured by him would cost $1.3,000,000  while the leader of the opposition  shouted out that it must cost over  $50,000,000, will ./now learn with  what sweet grace they can muster  that the sharks are back for more.  Mr. Fielding makes, application in  their behalf for another loan of: ������������������10,-  000,000. If we may believe Air. Borden, who naturally has been dogging  the heels of the rival enterprise thus  far and fyllng his protest in the  House in no uncertain language, the  total cost to the country till now is  nearly $300,000,000 of -which the  G. T. P. Co. have furnished twenty-  eight and three-quarter millions.  Since Canada does'not own the road,  the balance may be fairly considered  a gift to the G. T. P. Co.���������������������������Summer-  land Review.    Scab Potatoes.  Announcement  The surveyor's plans of the new townsite of  GRINDROD are now ready for your inspection.  Call at my office on Maud street (barber-shop  block) and see them.  As an investment there is nothing better on  the market than GRINDROD town lots or  GRINDROD 10-acre blocks.  Lots from $35 to $150-nothing higher.  The buyer who gets in early is the man who  will win.   Choice of location is now yours.  This property is going to move rapidly when  our publicity campaign is properly started, and  these prices and conditions will not long maintain. You will be sorry then if you do not buy  now. . .  H. W. HARVEY, Sole Agent.    -  EnderbyrBr 6r  Potato scab is a disease of potatoes  and some other root crops which  gives trouble to farmers in this and  other regions where August and September are dry.  Tt can be prevented by following  these rules: .,,,., \  Never   .hint potatoes in land that  produce-fa scabby crop the year before.    Grow grain there for two or  three years,  or better, summer fal  low for one year.  Soak seed potatoes in either of the  following solutions: One pint of  formaline to thirty gallons of water,  or double strength Bordeaux mixture, S lbs. unslaked lime, S lbs.  bluestone. and 4 0 gallons of water.  In either case let them dry thoroughly before cutting up.  Cvowtli of Fruit Industry.  The A, B, C of investment  is to buy where the property  MUST increase in value, and,  Buy where it is to the  interest of the seller to have  that property grow.  Don't buy "castles in the air"  or plunge in "perhaps"  property.  ENDERBY property cannot  help INCREASING in value.  There are big, solid industries  and rich surrounding country  to COMPEL it.  PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE  YOU CAN WATCH IT GROW  Ask me to show you a few  DOLLAR-MAKING SNAPS,  and make me. tell you why.  W. ALLAN DOBSON. Enderby, B. C.  Reports from the fruit districts of  British Columbia are most encouraging and plainly indicate that fruit  growing is rapidly attaining the rank  of a leading industry. Figures.furnished by the railway and exrpess  companies from year to- year are  sufficient to confirm this conclusion.  Seven years ago���������������������������in 1902���������������������������the'total  shipments by mil amounted to 1955  tons in 1907 the total was 474 3  tons, while last year, 190S, there was  shipped the highly satisfactory quantity of C4 9S tons���������������������������an increase of  over -1,500 tons in six years, .and for  I.90S an increase of more than 1,700  tons over 1.907.-  for  Hatch-  ine S. C. Black Minorca. The Great  WINTER LAYERS. Exhibition Pen,  $3 for 13 eggs: laying strain, $2 for 13.  Call and see our stock.  G. II. SMEDLEY  Enderbv. Orders taken NOW.  Eggs for Hatching  From .rize-winning S. C. Brown Leghorns. L Cockerel or pullet matings.  $2.50 per 13. First Enderby cockerel  and some nice pullets for sale.   HENRY BRISTOW  Summerland  B. C.  FIRST  QUALITY  ONLY  Departmental Stores  VERNON,   B. C.  AND  PRICES  RIGHT t  ���������������������������^_^^S3i_3i&  The boating and fishing season  will soon be with us. If you db  not already own a boat you  should order at once. Skiffs and  rowboats of different kinds in  stock, and more coming.  We heave this boat in all sizes.   Write for prices.  Basswood and Cedar Canoes of All Kinds  In canoes our stock is very  complete, including varnished  and painted qualities. These are  the reliable Peterboroughs.  Steady, easy to handle, and the best of workmanship throughout.   Prices on request.   wTr MEGAW, Vernon, B. C. Departmental Stores  Furniture  . . ������������������������������������������������������....   _ -  CARPETS  VELVET     BRUSSELS  TAPESTRY    WOOL  UNION SQUARES  Linoleum  INLAID PRINTED  FLOOR OILS  Japanese Matting  PARLOR MATS  DOOR MATS  Wall Paper  Window Shades  Window Fixtures  Iron Beds  Springs, Mattresses, Cots, Cribs  Call and see the above lines before you purchase elsewhere. My prices are the lowest  possible for first-class Kooda.  W.  T. HOLTBY  Furniture Dealer and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.       ENDERBY  Today is vital. It is as vital as if  it were to be the last on earth for  you. Don't slip a lazy, whining moment into it!   Ladies  pOME in and let Mrs.  Thompson, head of  our dress goods department, show you the extraordinary values we  are showing in THIS  SEASON'S GOODS.  NEW STOCK of Summer Suitings placed upon the shelves this week.  These goods will interest  the most fastidious���������������������������the  values are there in texture, woof, shades and  colorings���������������������������so dainty and  yet so serviceable.  BEAUTIFUL  New Wash Skirts just in  See them while the selection is complete  "^Up^to^Date-pootweaT---  Our first shipment of shoes arrived this week.   They  are as fine as you will find; for quality & price  Pn vrroi __ Pmi T_tpT������������������ In the back end of the store we  JjcUgdlll VjUUIILCI are conducting a remnant department, where you can buy anything in sight at cost. The  goods are first-class, but the boxes shop-worn. There is a  splendid selection of Leckie Boots for -lumbermen, and a fair  selection'of Ladies' Light Shoes-at assignee sale COST.  fhT POLSON MERCANTILE GO.  Limited  Postoffice block Enderby  ROTECT YOUR TREEC  These destroyers cannot live where trees have been h^M  treated with  WIRNOCK'S   T REE   P A I NT  P_.=- R!;������������������Kf   Rabbits   Mice. Borer*, Canker Worm, San Jose Scale,   Oyster Shell,  ������������������������������������E&\������������������ Sun'ScaTd    THE COST IS VERY SMALL.   It will not wash off.  ^uf^! ,^ Station has used this tree paint for  K y ears������������������ VJXSSS^^^^ff ga^ns for free distribution amongrUrftag orchard*  Send for 16-page free booklet to Q#   K.   LAWLO,   Underby, D. l^.  ������������������������������������������������������,;���������������������������_, Sole Manufacturer for B.C  A _ ents Wanted. _______________.________^  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and Steam Fitting  AU kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles   ._..������������������!  GRAHAM BROS.  CONTRACTORS  and BUILDERS  Estimates Cheerfully furnished.      MARA. B. C.  Rear Evans Blk  Enderby  Come to Enderby May 201. is promised.  TIME  m  I  il  .

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