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Array i  Enderby, B. C, September 16, 1909  AND      WALKER 'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 2; No. 29; Whole No. 81  rx_r  x>c  Z>CX_  ENDERBY NEWS BOILED DOWN-WHAT'S DOING ALONG THE SPALLUMCHEEN  zxxc  3Z2xc_r  X  xxc  Tim Lawes is spending some  days in Enderby, his -boyhood  home.  Rev. Mr. Trafton occupied the  pulpit in the Presbyterian church  Sunday morning.  Wm. H. Hutchison has only  three buggies left out of a carload put on sale a month ago.  Mrs. Crane gave her Sunday  School class a very enjoyable  lawn party Wednesday afternoon.  T. & W. Pound are showing 20  birds at the Vernon Fair this  week, buff and black Orpingtons,  and Rhode Island Reds.    .  T. S. Richardson writes from  Vancouver that he and family  are comfortably located there and  are,highly pleased with the place.  P. J. Frei is clearing an acre  or two of peat land on his homestead on Bryn-iach, with the intention of starting a celery field  next season.  - Lumber is. being shipped by  the A. R. Rogers Company at the  rate of four cars a, day since the  railway company has increased  the car supply.  The Annual Shoot by the Enderby Rifle Association was commenced at the "rifle range yesterday. It will be continued the  balance of the week.  Jno. W. Gorle, member of the  typographical staff of the Fernie  Free Press, is spending a few  weeks with his brothers and parents of Deep Creek.  Enderby's opportunity to get a  valuable public building site has  -gone_=H-=H^Worthington=sold  five of the eight lots in his George  street property this week.  The Poison Mercantile Co. has  remove the partition between the  waiting room of the old postoffice  and the store, to accommodate  their ever-increasing business.  A. Fulton has the best-lighted  store in the Valley. He is striving hard to give Enderby a metropolitan hardware store, and it  would seem that his worthy aim  is fast being realized.  The Mack Brothers will have  another 10 or 20 acres of their  Grand Bend ranch under cultivation next season. They have  cleared a." very promising tract  on the east side of the trunk  road.  Miss Florence Nichol returned  from a visit to Vancouver last  Friday. She was visiting Mr.  and Mrs. Ira C. Jones. Mr.  Jones is kept busy with contract  work, and is very much pleased  with Vancouver.  B. Brundish won 1st and 2nd  on his S. C. white Orpington  cockerel and pullet at the Revelstoke fair, and a silver cupfor  the best pair of white Orpingtons; also 1st on his Silver Spangled Hamburg cockerel and pullet  Jno. S. Johnstone has laid the  cement crossings at Cliff and  George streets, and is completing  those at Cliff and Bellvadere. It  promises to be a splendid piece  of work and the crossings a vast  improvement on the old, and in  the long run much cheaper.  '��������������������������� H. E. Waby, president of the  Northern Okanagan Poultry Association, was judge of the poultry division at the Revelstoke  Fair last week. He reports that  the showing of poultry was particularly good. Some 200 birds  were exhibited. Eighteen silver  cups were among the prizes.  A meeting of the Board of  Trade was held last Friday evening ;to discuss matters which  had heretofore been left undecided. The city council reported  that it was unable to appropriate  the $500 asked for by the Board society.  for advertising purposes, and the  matter of booklet was dropped.  The name of Guy R. Williams  was added to the membership.  The silver cup to be competed  for at the Armstrong Fair by  members of the Northern Okanagan Poultry Association, is on  exhibition in the window of the  Enderby Trading Co. It is a very  handsome cup and should encourage sharp competition. It is offered by the Association independent of all prizes put up as  specials or by the agricultural  G. H. Smedley is sending 16  black Minorcas to the Vernon exhibition opening there to-day. If  Mr. Smedley does as well at Vernon as he did at Revelstoke last  week, he will be loaded down  with prizes. . At Revelstoke -He  won 1st on his S. C. black Minorca cock and hen, and 1st oh  his S. C. cockerel and pullet. Also  1st on his R. C. cockerel and  pullet, and a silver cup for,the  best black Minorca at the show.  The Ahier Brothers of Mara,  /who purchased the Redman prop-  Jerty last season,   are showing  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  Published every Thursday at Enderby, the Gate-Way of the famous Okanagan, Land of the Big Canadian Red Apple and the California of Canada  Entered in the Post Office at Enderby, B. C, as second-class matter.  "In order to be poor in the Okanagan, you have to waste an awful lot of Time and Money."  II.     M.     WAMvEK  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.���������������������������  Address all communications to- -THE WALKER PRESS, Enderby, B. C.  Pa says: "Under the priest's direction, our Indians are  catching civilization about as successfully as a celluloid dog  chasing an asbestos cat through hell."  <_:  _**_-X_  FROM ONE MAN'S POINT OF VIEWi  _-*V^*v_  >������������������*v>V_  THE time has come when we of British  Columbia should do something to arrest  the blight thrust upon us by a good law in-  iquitously^enforcedr^We speak-oHhe-law  governing our Indian reserves. We Canadians are a missionary people; we send  hundreds of thousands of dollars annually  abroad to enlighten peoples no more worthy and not more in need of light than our  red brothers at our very doors. In British  Columbia we have an Indian population of  25,000. These people are allotted reserve  lands, thousands of acres more than they  can possibly make use of. Upon these vast  untifled areas we have pushed the Indians  and there we leave them to rot, and be  preyed upon by the charlatan of the black  cloth, and the white devils whose honor  has pinched to a knife-blade seam of  Siwash yellow.  The laws framed to govern these reserves  are intended to elevate and educate the  Indian and make him a useful citizen,  whereas, the law that actually rules the  Indians is a relic of the Dark Age and a  curse on the people it holds in bondage.  The Indians have been and are shamefully  neglected by the Dominion Government.  The law prescribes that on each reserve an  Indian scnool may be established, and appropriates $400 a- year towards the maintenance of each such school. But in effect  the law has turned the Indians holus-bolus  over to the mercenary care of the Catholic  priest, and reservation schools have been  and are out of the question, for the reason  that a teacher of anv other denomination  is not permitted on the reservation.  If the present system were accomplishing any good���������������������������if the Indian  were being  made better���������������������������if the sway of the priest were  proving in any way beneficent���������������������������ho;obj6e-  tioh could be raised to even this one-sided  policy of the Government in dealing with  the Indians. But what do we find? We  find the Indians have been petitioning for  reservation schools for years, and the priest  says no. When Mr. MacDonald, the Government agent representing the Indian Department, visited Enderby some months  ago, the Enderby reservation chief appeared before him and repeated the petition for a school. Nothing has come of it;  The Indians can do nothing. They have  no ambition to earn money, for the moment they do and it is found out a "court"  is^heldrfines4mposed=and^the-money-goes-  to the priest. It was not so long ago when  the priest tried to depose Chief Edward because he refused to hold a "court" as  directed. . Another chief was set up. In  the name of the priest the new chief called  this one and that one of the tribe before  him and imposed fines to suit the pockets  of those summoned. In this way $300  went from the pockets of the tribe to the  priest, the Indians say. The Indian Agent  refused to recognize the pious-purpose  chief, and the local police court was appealed to by two of the men fined, and the  action of the priest's chief nullified so far  as they were concerned. But the $300  taken from others of the tribe never came  back.  We do not know, of course, but it does  .seem as if the sole purpose of the priest is  to hold the Indians in a position so as to  enable him to find a way to their pockets  to take therefrom the little they earn.  On the Enderby reserve this thing has been  going on for years, if the Indians are to be  believed. And they have got in return  from the priest absolutely nothing. Their  requests for educational facilities on the  reserve have been repeatedly ignored, and  they stand to-day in the same condition of  darkness that they were in, as a tribe, 40  years ago, a standing disgrace to- our  British law of justice and a mockery in the  face of our boasted civilization.  There must be a reason for this, and it  is the business of the community and province to find it out, and discover a remedy.  what well-balanced industry will  do in a single season. They have  marketed very profitable crops of.  celery and tomatoes, . and.- are  planing bigger things4-'for next  year. The Enderby Trading Co.  handled some of the finest tomatoes every grown in the valley,  this week, and they came from '���������������������������  the Ahier boys. _.  Messrs. Heggie, Moore and  Harvey, spent a few days oh a  fishing trip to Mabel ��������������������������� Lake last  week. They brought home a big  catch of speckled trout which  were distributed among their  friends, and are enthusiastic over  the marvelous beauty of the lake  scenery as well as the magnifi-_>'  cent- opportunities, offered to.  hunting, fishing and pleasure  parties. The wagon road to the"  lake makes it possible' tcf make  the trip with ease in four hours'  Farmers  interested  in  stock  raising missed a very instructive  lecture on the subject by, not attending the Spallumcheen -Farmers' Institute meeting Tuesday .  afternoon and evening.. The usual bakers' dozen were present  to hear Mr; Brice Wright, bf Alberta.    Mr.   Wright  showed a  remarkable     familiarity . with  every phase of the question, and  the information  he imparted to  the few stockmen  present was  no doubt worth many times the  cost of a year's membership in  the  Institute.      The    question  arises as one attends these Institute lectures and.sees the faithful few in attendance to hear the  experts  talk,   do our   farmers  kno_w_alLthereJs^to^be=kno-wn=on=-  the questions discussed?   If they  do what is the use of the Government sending high-class men  here and there  to talk to audiences composed largely of empty  chairs?  If you do not know the convenience of a typewriter in the  home, you  should not rstand on  ceremony, but make enquiries at  once.   There are many ways in  which a bright boy or girl may  earn the money to pay for a machine and at the same time they  will be getting valuable business  training, and can write your own  business letters besides.   We believe a standard typewriter should  be in every home, for the reason "  that it affords the boys and girls  an easy  way  to become proficient with the machine and familiar  with  business methods.  The Walker Press is representing ,  the Oliver Typewriter Co. in the  Enderby district,  and, while we ���������������������������  are not in a position to go after _  you, we will be pleased to go in- ���������������������������  to the matter with you, and show  you the merits of the machine at  the office.   Born-On Sept. 6th,...1909, at  their home near Enderby, to Mr.  and Mrs. Jno. Linton, a daughter  Lost���������������������������A blue enamel hat pin,  "St. John" lettering. Its return  to the postoffice will be much appreciated.  Wanted���������������������������for cash: Early spring  calves; must be from good beef  stock.  Robert Waddell, Enderby TO FIGHT WHITE PLAGUE  STERN    MEASURES   WILL   BE  ADOPTED IN ENGLAND.  Will Strike at One of ilie Sources  by (lie Slaughter of In foe ted  .Uilch Cows.  Within  less    than    a generation  tuberculosis���������������������������that   terrible  scourge  which claims more victims every  year than a whole _uropean war-  will bo a tiling of the. pasi in Kng-  laud. The government has taken  up a campaign against il which  promises to make it before long almost as rare as smallpox or typhus  fever, writes a London correspondent.  ���������������������������The English Saint George who  has sallied forth to slay this modern dragon is Hon. John Burns,  the former dock laborer who is now  a cabinet minister and a friend of  tlie King. He is seeking fresh legislation, but hc is not waiting for  that.c He has just foreshadowed a  policy by which he proposes with  the weapons ready to his hand to  remove thc most dangerous sources  ci infection���������������������������the pauper consumptive���������������������������from the possibility of being  a source of contagion to his family  and neighbors. Public opinion is  not ripe yet in England for the compulsory, isolation of consumptives in  the way that persons who are stricken with smallpox are now dealt  with, although medical opinion is  practically unanimous that such  treatment is necessary before the  disease can be wholly eradicated,  but John Burns, the practical man,  has devised a means by which this  end can be achieved without outraging that false, but strong sentiment  which regards isolation as an invasion of the liberty of the individual. He is now preparing to  put in practice,   by  ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER,  a rule by which 00 per cent, of the  poor consumptives of the country  will be compelled to enter the pub-'  lie infirmaries, where, of course,  they will be effectively isolated, will  have every possible chance of re-  ��������������������������� covery, and will no longer be a  danger to their fellows.  Bums's plan is based on the fact  that 90 per cent, of the poor consumptives in England, at one stage  or another of    their    disease,  are  compelled  to  seek  what is known  as out relief from thc poor law authorities.    Out relief consists of a  weekly dole of money from thc public funds which is given to persons  who  are  not    absolutely destitute  and who arc desirous of keeping out  oi  the  workhouse.      It is good  in  most cases because it enabled many  a  family   to  tide    over   bad  times  without   the    radical") breaking up  which must always result from selling up lhe few sticks of furniture  ihey possess and entering the poor-  house.    It also saves many deserving persons    from the    workhouse  stigma.  But in the case of consumptives  i^ enables the patient to make himself a center of infection. Burns's  first step, therefore, has been to  ___tie_-a n -Qrd c r_ _as_pv.csid en t_oL.th e_.,'  ac the opening of the tuberculosis  exhibition in the east end of Lon-.  don.u  "I trust soon,"he said, "to follow up thc notification' of tuberculosis order by a circular to poor  law authorities, on the conditions  under whi-.'h poor law relief should  be given '���������������������������> outdoor consumptive  paupers, -u,,gesting methods of  self-treat!:'-:it, removal perhaps, to  another place, _ ^   ADVIL'. AND GUI DANCE,  and extended help in the direction  of "cure and prevention."  In  the  field    ol  ,!.  active iu t  plague.  legislation  also  ie fight against  has just  Jle  m-  in   Parliament -a  bill   to  l.iurns is  the whiw  _roducx!  'safeguard and purify the milk supply of the country, German and  American researches have proved  beyond doubt lhat one of the chief  sources of tuberculosis in children  is milk from diseased cows, and  it has been ascertained that nearly  a third of the milch cows in England are suffering from tuberculosis in oue form or another. Burns',  bill provides for the slaughter of  these diseased cows and thc payment of compensation lo the farmers on a scalo graded in proportion to the degree to which the disease has advanced. Thus a badly  diseased cow will not be paid for  at all. but in the case of one in  which the disease is only in its  early stages the farmer will receive  nearly her full value. Heavy penalties are provided for farmers and  dealers who sell milk from cows suffering from tuberculosis unless it  is effieciently sterilized, or, better  still, pasteurized. Thc bill has the  approval of all parties in the House  of Commons and the only thing  that can prevent its passage is the.  pressure of business in relation to  new taxation. If it does not pass  this year it is certain to become law  at the next season of. Parliament,  whatever party is in power,  OVATION TO THE KING  WHEN HIS MAJESTY WON THE  DEHBY.  Nothing Like II Ever Seen or ITcard  Before Any Time or at  Any Place.  In  many  present  at  countries  1  have  been  many   exciting  scenes,  but never, .1 think, have I witnessed and listened to such an outburst  ( f enthusiasm as that which marked the King's victory, and whicli  will make thc Derby of 1000 forever memorable in the annals of  thc famous race, says a writer in  thc  Loudon  Daily  Mail.  After we had partly recovered I  was talking in the paddock with'an  eld nobleman who has seen evevy  Derby since 1SS1 (as well as a good  many before that) and a young girl  who had just seen it. for the first  time. "Ah, my dear,"- he said  kindly, "you're lucky in your first  Derby.    You'll  never  see  another  FORTUNE I _t _0M SANDWICHES.  Ifaiu, Corned    Beef. Cheese, Sardine, Beef and Tongue.  There has just died at the age of  sixty-seven a man of the name of  Angelo  Basso,  of New  York,   who  amassed  a  fortune    amounting  to  $500,000 by selling sandwiches. Basso  was    credited  with    giving  the  "best, ' biggest,   and  most  appetizing'"'' sandwich in town for the modest sum of a    nickel'   '(five cents).  Everyone knew Basso's sandwiches,  and  though  hc had only one shop  it  was  crowded  sixteen  hours out  :of the  twenty-four  by  messenger  boys; work-girls, business men, and  others who had come a considerable  distance  to  secure  "Ba.<  local government board  tuberculosis a notifiable disease.  This means that every medical man  who conies across a case of consumption in his practice must notify thc name and address and certain other particulars concerning  the patient to the representative of  thc local government board in his  district. These names will then be  furnished" to "lhe poor lawauthori-  ties and when a person whose name  is    scheduled applies for  out  relief  A  C'Al.I-L'l-l-   INVESTIGATION  of his circumstances will bo made.  ]f it is Found that ho is able to have  a separate room at home and observe certain other sanitary precautions out relief will be granted,  Imt if this is not so--and there are.  \ ei'y few eases where the observance of these conditions will he possible���������������������������thc grant of relief will be refused. The immediate result will  be that thc poor consumptive will  Le compelled to seek admission to  the workhouse and once there he  will be removed to an up-to-date  sanatorium where he will receive  the best possible treatment. .'In this  eminently practical way has John  Burns solved the problem of overcoming a public prejudice which is  dangerous to the public health.  No public announcement of this  'plan has been made and as a matter of fact no public announcement  i.s intended.    It is not desired that  there  shall  be  a  public discussion  of the new policy in England,  because there are sure_ to be a number of people who will denounce it  as an example of the growth in this  country of continental bureaucracy.  The nearest that Burns has come to  making public  what hc  intends  to  do.    was    announcement    that    he  Tt_Kl". a few days ago in a speech  what became  known as a "Basso."  Years ago,  among thc many attractions    held    at    the    Madison  Square  Garden    was    a   six-days5  walking race.    This  race  went  on  hour  after    hour    from   midnight  Saturday to midnight Friday, many  people  staying   there.     The  entire  week.    On such occasions as these  the Angelo Basso sandwich,  which  the  wise old Italian    put on sale  there, came to be looked upon as a  standard  article.    No  one  wanted  any  sandwich  but Basso's,   and  it  was quite  useless  for  anyone else  _<-_-{-r j���������������������������a-nd-b r e a-Jm n to^t-h e^o 1 <H _ a ..-s=  trade;    it    was    an    impossibility  which  was recognized.    One Basso  sandwich was a meal for an ordinary man, and two would satisfy six  children.    These  sandwiches   were  made of good    material    and  very  varied���������������������������ham,   corned  beef,   cheese,  sardine,  beef, tongue, etc.���������������������������and it  was Basso's boast that never during, thc .forty   .years he  had,been  making sandwiches had hc been accused of selling even a "questionable" one.  Although the profit of these sandwiches was very small���������������������������considering  like it."    That was thc thought in  everybody's  mind.  The most astonishing thing about  !the scene was the suddenness of  it. One moment there was silence,  tense, , dramatic silence, and the  next moment thc air "was rent by  the shouting of innumerable throats  and the course was black with people, avcry single one of whom was  waving his hat and jumping up  and down, yelling at the top of his  voice.  Thc police were taken completely  by surprise. The crowd surged  round the unsaddling enclosure  rails before any attempt could be  made t-o control them. There was  very little roughness and no rowdyism, but a vast concourse of people is always difficult to manage..  Thc police had a hard task set them  by the suddenness of thc onrush.  They did their wcrk forb.earingly  and  well.  The finish was such a near thing  that in the grandstand enclosure  where I was at the moment, there  was just a flicker of doubt after the  horses got past the post as to whether Minoru had.kept his lead.  Louviers had come along with such  a gallant rush as they flashed up  the straight that there was very  little between them. They were  almost neck and neck. Instantly,  however, No. 1 was hoisted, and  we knew that for the first time, in  its history a Sovereign of England  was thc winner of thc "classic  race."  LEADING IN MINORU.  there anything like the same excitement as this.  "GOD SAVE THE KING."  ' Once more the volume of sound  leapt up, as a bonfire blazes when  fresh fuel is cast upon it. This  was after the formality of weighing had been completed. The top  hats on the stands were waved as  enthusiastically as the "'bowlers" of  thc masses from the Hill. "God  Save the King" was started and  taken up with right good will, The  Queen brushed away a tear of emotion. The Princess of Wales positively beamed  with pleasure.  As he made his way up the stairs  again his Majesty shook hands with  numbers of his friends, eager to  ���������������������������congratulate him. Then he vanished from view, and with a great  sigh of content the enormous assemblage began to think cither  about starting homewards or about  thc next race.  DULLEST MARRIED LIVES  IN ENGLAND, SAYS A HUNGAR  IAN PROFESSOR.  Scottish   Marriages   Declared  oi' Happiness--Root of  Trouble.  Full I  world is  in   Eng-  PRI1SERVE VOUJ_ TliETIL  Good  One  by a swecb pudding (if you  , and then fruit.   For the last  rich,  a nd  their size���������������������������Basso waxed  was soon able to take a line delicatessen store in a popular part of  New York. But though hc sold  other things���������������������������pickles. tongues,  olives, sauerkraut, and. in fact,  c\ery kind of "table delicacy''���������������������������he  never ignored the humble sandwich,  but kept up the standard through!  rut his life, and when he died he  left a fortune of half a million dollars, three-quarters of which hc  had made selling good sandiches at  a small profit.   .   CLOTHES OF FISH SKLNS.  The skin of a fish does not suggest itself as a suitable material  for the making of clothes, yet it is  used for this purpose by a tribe of  Tartars in Manchuria. They inhabit the banks of thc Peon River,  and live by fishing and hunting,  During the last hundred years they  have become nearly extinct owing  to the invasion of their domain by  pgricultural Chinese. They are  known as fish-skin Tartars. The  fish they use is the tamara, a  species of salmon  skin of this fish  possess wonderful  pcrtics.  There was an immediate rush to  get out. I slipped out among the  first and ran along to the unsaddling enclosure. The King was still  in his box bowing, hat in hand.  Then he bent towards thc Queen,  spoke a word to her, turned, and  went out. The Queen was in ecstasies, receiving congratulations  with delight, pointing to the crowd,  explaining how cleverly thc race  had been ridden.  A few moments passed, and then  the King appeared, smiling and  _ e wi n gt=o n=t-h e^s teps=l e ad-i n g^d o wn  from his box to the enclosure. The  cheers, which had not for an instant ceased, were now redoubled.  Down among the crowd his Majesty came to lead the winner in.  Thc few policemen at hand began  .0 use vigorous means to keep the  throng back, But thc King lifted  a deprecating hand  "Gently,- -gently. '    his- gesture  seemed to say.  loyal subjects,  for me to pass,"  It was  wonderful  how  they did  "These aro all my  They will make way  Advice  From  a   Prominent  Denial Surgeon.  of our foremost dental surgeons tells us that tho reason why  the present generation possesses  such bad te.th can only be attributed to tho fact that thc system  of dietary is all wrong.  He advises us to eat for breakfast bacon, or bacon and eggs, baked or toasted bread, fresh fruit,  and only drink tea or coffee when  you have finished your meal, not  during its course.  For lunch or dinner the surgeon  adivescs a meat of some sort, followed  must)  peal, meat, ship's biscuits and butter and an apple.  It will surprise you to hear that  lie wholly objects to farinaceous  diets, such as porridge, wheat  cakes, and the like, for the reason,  he declares, that if not followed by  a fruit diet, which cleanses the  teeth from deposits of food-matter,  the immediate consequence will be  to deprive the digestive organs  of their lubricity, with an ultimate  reaction occurring in the teeth.  The perfect tooth, without, fissures, or clefts, or pits, is rarely  found, except among children who  have been very carefully watched  by their parents during their years  of.  rearing.  Faulty molecular structure of the  teeth is accentuated by the mis-  chevious dietary- of the children.  Many little" ones are allowed to  grind up unlimited quantities of  hard bake when they have not  long passed the teething stage.  As they grow older in years, chocolates are showered upon them and  so the poor molars, are given no  chance.  Of all the foods which have a bad  effect on the teeth, starch and sugar  foods arc the worst and those who  have the care of children, or who  are themselves addicted to eating  starch or sugar foods, should never  omit t-o cleanse thc teeth.  Mastication is one of the conditions necessary to a proper exercise of the digestive functions, and  consequently to the attainment and  preservation    of     perfect     bodily  "In no country in thc  married   life  duller   than  land." .  This amazing statement was    re- '  cently matte by a Hungarian   professor of psychology in tne course'  of a lecture to students at   Buda  Pest.  MARRIAGE ENNUI.  According to the professor's own'  boast he has for many years in ado  a'close and special study of what j  hc calls "marriage ennui," and the j  outcome of his searches is that the  English husband and wife have fallen heavily in his estimation. i  Singularly enough he asserts that  married life in Scotland is blessed  with abundant happiness,'   though  unfortunately he makes no serious  attempt to explain tho cause, save  that "it may be due to thc exercise of greater freedom in Scottish  households and tlu> more exhilarating nature of the Scottish climate." :  The professor has apparently spent  many   months  in    England   study-,  ing the marriage question, and he is.  very dogmatic in his conclusions.  REASON WHY.  "There is  an  old  English  verb,"    he    states,    "which  pro-  says  and  'Familiarity breed, contempt,'  I am convinced that in these words  you will find the reason why married life in England is by no means  the happy and ideal state of existence most people imagine.  "The fact is that when an English'  man and maiden fail in love they  love to excess. They are so blindly  devoted to each other that nothing  elso matters. After a period of  courting���������������������������often too short to allow  of a careful estimate of each other's  character���������������������������they get married.  LOVE IS FLIMSY.  "Husband and wife dote on each  other. They are in each other's  thoughts every minute of the day,  and in each other's company as  often as possible  "They live in this blissful stato  for a time���������������������������perhaps even for twelve  months���������������������������and then what happens 1  'Familiarity breeds contempt.' Thc  inevitable reaction sets in, the husband and wife slowly but surely  recognize that each is a bore to the-  other, that their love is iiimsy and  fleeting, and that they have opposing interests. Then their life becomes one round of dull monotony,  and the acutest misery follows."  way  Those  make  tutcd    themselves  bodyguard.    The.v  in front consti-  an    emergency  o - ~,.  .inked arms and  formed a solid block. Through a  narrow avenue thus made in the  dense mass of cheering humanity  the King walked without the least-  sign of apprehension. Still smiling, still acknowledging salutes, as  calm and debonair as if he wero  walking between lines of soldiers,  be made his way to where Lord  Marcus Bercsford stood holding the  winner's head.  The beautiful creature was as  calm as its royal owner. Its glossy brown flanks heaved, its aristocratic nostrils dilated. But its eyes  had in them only a quiet wonder, as  Jones, the jockey, smoothed .its  neck and murmured broken words  oi' affection  and praise.  The  King  took the  bridle,  and  amid still more frantic shouts from  every part of    the  course  hc  led  Minoru  in.    It  was  a proud  moment for  Jones,   but not the first  time" he.  had    experienced  such  a  thrill.    It 'was  he  who  rode Diamond Jubilee, with whom the King,  Both  fish  and h.icn  Prince    of    Wales,   won  the  ire   supposed   to! Derby in  1900.    But neither then,  u'o-1 nor in the hour of the Prince's tri-  'uiuph with Persimmon in. 1S96, was  .icai  When one eats soft foods, it is  certain that little gastric juice is  produced, and if sugar forms a  main constituent of these foods,  the quality of the juice exuded is  very speoMly vitiated.  Vegetarians have rarely good  teeth, for thc reason that their  foods arc not of sufficient hardness  to produce a sufficient quantity of  gastric fluid to lubricate the digestive organs properly. The consequence is the teeth soon show  signs of decay.  If you must indulge in farinaceous foods, and have what is known  as a "sweet tooth," you must  neutralise their effects upon the  teeth with fruit.  heat-giving  1. U X V R Y F 0 K 11 U IG11A N TS.  Liner Well    Equipped for   Third-  class Passengers Only.  An emigrant trans-Atlantic liner  which provides greatly improved accommodations for its poor passengers is described in Popular Mechanics. The vessel is equipped for  third-class passengers only, all her  wide expanse of deck being entirely  at the service of the 1,700 emigrant  passengers she can carry. Her  cabin arrangement is excellent. A  largo number of two-berth rooms  are set aside for the use of married  couples, families also are assigned  to small rooms, and the old type of  open-berth sections, which is the  usual accommodation of such passengers, is entirely done away with.  Two large dining rooms of amply  seating capacity are si' lated on the  upper and lower dec/ /, and smoking, reading and loul ging rooms  are also provided; un .eard-of luxuries for emigrants hitl.erto.  HIS GREATEST TREASURE.  A certain shepherd boy was keeping his sheep in a flowery meadow,,  and because his heart was happy,,  he sang so loudly that the surrounding hills echoed back his song. One-  _���������������������������-_nL!_S __._ _!___.  %?hq was out  "hunting," spoke toTiiin arid" saidT  "Why are you so happy, my boy?"  "Why should I not bo happy."  answered the boy. "Our king is  not richer than I."  "Indeed," said the king, "pray  tell mc of your great possessions.'".  The    shepherd      boy    answered:  "The  sun   in  the bright  blue sky  shines as brightly upon me as upon  ^ihc   king.  -The  flowers   upon   the-  mountain and the grass in the val-'  Icy grow and bloom to gladden my  sight as well as his.    I would not  P.akc  a hundred  thousand  dollars  for my hands; my eyes are of moro  value than all the piecious stones  in the    world.      I have   food and'  clothing,   too.    Am   I.  not,  therefore,  as rich as the king?"  "You are right," said the king,  with a smile, "but your great treasure is your contented heart. Keep  it so, and you will always be,  happy."  MOUNT EREBUS.  One   of     the   most   interesting-  achievements of Lieutenant. Shackle-  ton's south polar expedition was thc  ascent of Mount Erebus, the most,  southerly of   all known volcanoes,  by a party led by Professor David.  The highest peak has an   elevation:  of 13,120 feet.   An old crater, filled  with feldspar crystals, pumice and  sulphur, was found at the height of  11,000 feet.    The active crater   at.  the summit is half a mil������������������ in diame--  ter, and S00 feet deep.   It was eject- ;  ing steam and sulphurous gases to  a height of 2,000 feet when the party  visited it.   The ascent was made in  March,  1908;  in June the volcano  was very active, and photographs of'  the eruption were made by moonlight.    The  neighboring    volcano,.  Mount '_error, was inactive. /'  ,-  *  TBE CHANCE' THEY MISS  OPPORTUNITY    THAT    COMES  ONCE IN A LIFETIME.  QUen Who Don't Ask One P.-rticu-  lar Question at the Right  Time.  Funny how people always think  afterward of what they should have  said before. One man did make  good the next day, but few do that.  A man met him on the hillside.  He was bound doublequick for the  church at the foot. The backslider,  oddly enough,  was going up.  "Hi! You're going the wrong  .Way 1" called the churchgoer.  The backslider yelled back, but  his answer was lost.  "Say," he demanded of the  churchgoer the next dav, "did you  hear what I said?" v^  "No."  f   0  "Well, it's too good to waste.  You said I was .going the wrong  way. I said you seemed to be going downhill pretty fast yourself.''  That's the pathetic part of it  ' This story illustrates the opportunity that comes once in a lifetime  There are hundreds of thousands  of men kicking themselves because  they failed to ask one particular  question at the right time, and  ��������������������������� they know they're never going to  get the chance to make good now.  A number of, really good men  marry���������������������������wives to the contrary notwithstanding. When an engagement is announced there is always  a kind of financial investigation  over teacups, but it's nothing to  -the inquisition that has gone before.  Prospective papa-in-law gets out  his glasses and turn's them on the.  mere rhan who aspires to spend the  rest of his. life in a perspiring effort  to keep up the feminine luxury he  is bidding in".  Is he able to support a wife?'How  much is his salary? What are his  prospects ? How does he stand with  the president of his company ?  Son-in-law hopeful to be puts his-  best foot forward with a persistence that threatens to give him a  " onesided dog gait for all ��������������������������� time to  come. He' submits, to impertinent  questions as to whether he has any  one dependent on him or not. -He  almost confesses that he has turned  -over a new leaf and got rid of all  dependents. .Of course papa means-  . aged mother or old maid sister.  Son-in-law just saves himself by  catching-on-in the nick of time.  He listens to the thrilling history  of papa's superhuman struggle to  decorate thc stem on which the  glorious blossom ot girlhood he  hopes to pluck is supported. The  more he hears of the folderois and  funny-dos that .have been lavished  on her the surer he is that if he  misses getting her be will lose the  prize beauty in the rosebud garden.  Meekly he answers all questions.  Largely he- lies about the promise  of a raise. Humbly he reports his  bank account���������������������������plus. Timidly he  confesses his smoking and drinks���������������������������  minus.  Mamma-maybe comes in and tells  him that sho has tried to rear her  darling daughter to be an ornament to her husband's home. She  says they could not think of letting her life go into the keeping  of a man who could not provide for  her 'as well as her parents have  done.  Son-in-!~ ,v suggests that he is  considering a lease on an apartment  in the fashionable, select���������������������������and expensive���������������������������Whitherland. He says it  as if he were not at the moment  wondering where he will land when  he is forced -to live up. Mamma-  maybe is charmed. She couldn't  ask more. Why, she can's afford to  live there  herself.  He gets the girl.  The cook cuts out during the first  week of housekeeping. He cats  dried beef and biscuit for dinner  three days running.  The housemaid leaves because  she won't wash the dishes.  He begins to think about tha|t  question  he didn't ask.  His ornament can't cook. Her  kisses are. sour because he even  hints that she ought.   . ___  He remembers that in every other  bargain he has made he has let  the seller prove the worth of the  goods. He recalls how" he stood  papa's questioning, how he pleaded for the privilege of providing a  home and servants and gilded leisure for the���������������������������ornament.  He thinks she ought to be able to  cook a dinner that would fill the  aching* void. He doesn't ask, he  doesn't want her to do it all the  time. He appreciates her beauty  and her charm and her gift for entertaining ; but she ought to be able  to take the wheel in an emergency.  Why didn't he ask about it?  Why didn't he see what she had  to bring to the domestic partnership?  Why?  -  in Utrecht, which appealed to the  French monarch, King Louis XIV.  Those~lind.ns  he  commanded  his  soldiers to spare on peril of their  lives.   *   A MOTHER'S CHIEF CAUE  IS HER BABY'S WELFARE  Every mother is anxious that her  little ones shall be healthy, good  natured and bright. Every mother  can keep her children in this condition if she will give them an occasional dose of Baby's Own Tablets.  These Tablets cure all stomach and  bowel troubles, destroy worms, and  make teething easy. Mrs. T. Covert Massie, Toronto, Ont., says:���������������������������  "I ha've used Baby's Own Tablets  for my little boy since he was three  months old, and iind that they agree  with hini splendidly." Sold by all  medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  -._.-  THE  MUTTON BIRDS.  Cleans  Trapping   Them   Only  Livelihood oi' Inhabitant..  of  "After taking three  -=bottles^of=,your=Avonderfal=_  medicine, our baby was  entirely well and needed  no more medicine. At sixteen months of age she  weighed thirty pounds.  She had cried eight months,  night and day, and nothing  did her good until we tried  Scoffs Emuision."-MRS.  E. C. SMITH, Villa Rica,  Ga.  probably saved this child's  life. Four doctors had been  tried. Scott's Emulsion  seemed to be just the thing  needed, and it is just the  thing needed by thousands  of other children. It's so  easily digested, so pure and  harmless, yet most powerful  in building up the most delicate child or adult. But be  sure to get Scott's Emulsion,  there are so many worthless  and harmful imitations.  A . I. DRUGGISTS  A full copy of Mm, Smith'* letter end  many other.'; cf n similar nature, toge(_or  with totrwt' !' our v_.lu.blo literature ro-���������������������������  e������������������rdl_R .iiiht-u.t, wlli bo sont'noon ro-  cuipt of your adiirou, monti-aing _Ja  pupur.  SCOTT & BOWNE  126 Wellington St.. W. Toronto  TREE PLANTING IN HOLLAND.  Elms and   Lindens   the Best, but  thc Elm is the Hardier.  .. There is perhaps no  other  well  populated country    in    the world  which has so    many  well wooded  towns as has Holland.   Most of-the  streets and grachts or canals have  avenues of trees.   Utrecht has two  rows of trees on either side of its  quaint canals. . Its canal, banks are  constructed  as  if  in two   stories.  The lower story, almost flush with  the water level, i3 lined with warehouses and vaults, while the upper  sbory has dwellings and shops. Both  levels are planted with trees.  So many avenues of trees make  a Dutch town exceedingly pleasant,  especially on a hot day.   The foliage  tempers the glare of tho sun -and  the vistas of green are refreshing  to   tho     eye.       These   abundant  growths in thickly populated towns  are highly useful as well as ornamental.    It is recognized that from  a hygienic point of view they are  valuable to the citizens.  In Holland these useful services  are gratefully recognized and the  trees    are carefully tended by the  hfffni ei pai i ti "es T^^Th e���������������������������c o s fc=of ��������������������������� _ h i s=  care per capita    in    the different  towns varies somewhat.   Last year,  [or   example,  Utrecht   devoted 21  cents (Dutch) to its trees for each  inhabitant and The Hague 28 cents  for each of its 259,000 citizens,    it  takes 2]/2 Dutch cent? to equal an  American cent.      About ten years  ago the annual cost of caring for  tho  trees, of .The Hague .wars.. 19  cents (Dutch) per capita, but since  that time many   new   trees    and  shrubs havo been planted throughout tho city and new parks have  been laid out.  It has been found that not every  kind of    tree    will    thrive in  thc  streets of a town,  for trees have  many enemies both above and below ground.     Oas    escaping from  pipes  underground    is    ihe  worst  enemy of trees, because quite small  quantities of it are deadly.      For  this reason special precautions aro  taken against the leakage of gas in  Dutch towns. How electricity escaping     underground     acts   upon  trees as yet has not been sufficiently studied to be understood. Trees  will not grow in very narrow  streets where the houses are high ;  neither will they thrive if the pavement does not let in moisture and  air in sufficient quantities.  The best trees for street planting  in Holland are elms and lindens,  but tho elm is the hardier of the  two and will grow where a linden  will not. Trees of these kinds color and about thc same  reach a great age, like thc old elms gravity as cast iron. Vou threw  along tho quiet grachts of Edam, |0ne of those pears against a rock  one ot the "dead" cities of the I and ..it might .chip the rock butit  Zuyder Zee, which saw the fleets of [would have no effect on^ the pair,  Van Tromp and De Ruyter in the;These pears never got ripe; they  harbor of Edam���������������������������the harbor which'always remained of just that .same  appears so tiny to modern eyes that | hardness. There were no apples  one with difficulty imagines "the i that we could'not bite inkv but  terror  of the North  Sea"  anchor-  those hard  pears were . pruof ow.i  Some time back a party of twenty-five interested in nature study  and kindred subjects formed themselves into a part} to make a sea  tour among the islands lying between Australia and Tasmania and  off the coast of the latter place,  says the Sydney Times.  One of the party on his return  said there are hundreds of islands  in the locality mentioned which  from a distance look like mere  barren rocks, but on' closer examination prove to be fertile territory, many of the islands being inhabited by white communities or  native and half caste people who  have occupied themselves for many  years as trappers of mutton birds  for export to Tasmania and for  their own consumption. The average catch on-one island is about 1,-  500,000 birds a-year,' and the income from this source amounts to  between';.5,00 and ������������������6,000.  The dark skinned people who occupy Gape Barren Island are of all  shades, from the mere, suggestion  of "tint to pure black, and they have"  been of this variegated '��������������������������� skin color  for nearly 100 -years. There-is a  "school on this island- attended by  sixty or seventy children, the  teacher being pak .by the.Tasman-  ian Government, which satisfies its  conscience in respect- to'thes e^Hin-;  fortunates by merely giving them  instruction in "the three It's" and  taking no further trouble to help  them to put their education to practical account when they have finished their period of school. They  are naturally nomadic in-their instincts and do not knov/ how to  organize their affairs, hence as soon  as they leave the school they take  oh the mode of life of their elders,  living, well when the birds arc plentiful and going short to- a greater  or less extent in tho off season.  The touring pa_'ty concerned itself largely with the bird life found  upon the various islands, the specimens including albatross, gannet,  gulls, dotterels,' oyster catchers,  -p el .cans ,-=geese^an d=m u tton=_ birds._.  On Albati-oss Island, the bird the  place is named after, hatches its  young, and it is said that this is  the only known place in the world  where thc bird makes its nest, an  old theory being that these mysterious creatures hacched out their  young on their backs, a theory no  doubt absurd, yet forgivable in the  early days when nobody had discovered their hatching place.  Mutton- birds flock on various islands in the vicinity in myraids and  the eggs of various birds abound  in such huge numbers that shiploads of them could be gathered  with comparatively little trouble.  It is said that numbers of_ eggs  from these islands find their way  into market and arc sold as_ duck  eggs, which tl ey resemble in appearance and flavor.   #_.. .  NOW UK KNOWS.  those pears grew, what they were  for and what became of them.  Now I know. I came across some  yesterday preserved.  "There they were in the -ish,  two pieces of one pear, two hemispheres of pear, looking strangely  familar when in my mind I had  reconstructed them to make one  pear; and when a/ter barely escaping shooting the piece I tried  out of the dish onto the table in my  repeated endeavors to penetrate it;  when, I say, T had finally manag d  to shave a sliver off this piece I  felt morally certain, and when I  had tasted it any lingering doubt  I might have had was removed, it  was tasteless. They, were beyond  all question the lame old pears.  "Boiling and sfc.aming had softened Lean little ..n the surface,  but not much, a;<! despite all treatment they still remained as they  had ever been, without taste. They  were thc pr.srs, all right���������������������������the petrified pears of our youth, and while  we couldn't eat thorn we smiled as  we thought we had solved at last  that long standi..g mystery of what  they did with them���������������������������they can 'em."  BANISH PIMPLES  AN- ERUPTIONS  RICE AT WEDDINGS.  Custom   of   Throwing   Rice   Over  Ncviiy Weds Comes From India.  The custom of-throwing a shower  of rice over newly wedded couples  comes to us from India and originated in the idea Lfiat rice was au  emblem of fecundity, says    Housekeeper.   Thc Hindu bridegroom, at  the close of the marriage ceremony,  throws three handfuls of rice over  the bride, and she replies by throwing the. same over him.      With us,  the rice is thrown    by    outsiders.  The "old shoe" custom is generally supposed to come from the Hebrews, and is supposed to have originally implied tn .t the parents of  the bride gave up all authority over  her.    The   Germans   had   a   long  custom, which perhaps they would  not wholly give up even now,    of  putting the'bridegroom's  shoe  on  the pillow the bridal, bed; and in  Anglo-Saxon, marriage ' the father  gave .a shoe, of the   bride to the  bridegroom,-    who ctouched her on  th. head with it to'remind her who  was now.her master. . The wedding  Hng'_v._s .used ; among the ancient  Hebrew's.primarily with   the  'idea  that- the delivery of a ring conferred, power on..the- recipient,.- and.  thus the -wife   wearing-.-'.her ' husband's ring shared    his authority.-  The ring in the   l.oman   espousals  was a pledge of loyalty,    and - the  idea that it should be worn on the  third   finger of her. left hand ��������������������������� because "a nerve connects'this finger  with the heart,"-   originated    with  Romans.     Orange   blossoms   were  worn   by   the   brides   among   the  Saracens', because they were "held  to symbolize fruitfulness; the very  general use of    these    flowers    in  Europe - and   America   for   bridal  adornment is comparatively-a modern custom.  Everyone Needs a Tonic in tie  Spring to Build Up the Blood,  If   you   want   new   health   and  strength  in the    spring you must  build- up your blood  with a tonic  medicine.     After   the long indoor  winter months arc past most people'  feel   deprossed   and   easily   tired.  This means that   the blood is impure and    watery.     That is what  causes pimples and unsightly eruptions.     To this same condition is  due atacks    of    rheumatism,  the  sharp stabbing pains of neuralgia,  poor   appetite, frequent headaches  and a desire    to    avoid exertion.  Those troubles can all be*banished  by the use of Dr.  Williams' Pink.  Pills.   Every does of this medicine  makes new, rich blood which drives  out impurities,- stimulates every, or- .  gan,  strengthens every nerve and  brings a feeling of new health and  energy to weak, tired   out, ailing  men and women.   Mrs. Frank Murphy, Clark's Harbor, N. S.,'says:��������������������������� '  "A year ago I was completely run  down and my work became   .bur- .  den to me.   I.felt tired all the time,  aad    could     hardly   drag .myself.,  about.    I  was  advised to  try Dr. -  Williams'. Pink Pills and after tak- '  ing three or four boxes was again.  in the best of health.    I think Dr.  Williams' Pink. Pills will.prove a-  friend in need to all who are weak'  and ailing." -    .  Sold by all medicine dealers or by   -  mail afc 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 from The Dr. ..Williams'' -  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  ��������������������������� y>\  . _���������������������������   PRESERVING THE SIGHT.  Avoid Sudden. Changes From Dark  to Brilliant Light.  'ihe following rules, are   recommended for the preservation-of the;  sight: Avoid a'sudden change from _  dark to brilliant lignt; avoid .the.  use of stimulants and drugs which  affect the nervous    system;   'avoid  reading while lying down,-or when. ���������������������������  mentally or< physically- exhausted;  -  when the eyes feel tired rest them  by looking'at objects at a'long distance'; pay special attention-to the'- ���������������������������"-  hygiene of the body ; for. that which  tends to promote the general'health._  acts beneficially on the eye ���������������������������' up "to".'..  forty years'of age-bathe ��������������������������� the".,-- eye. "���������������������������  tw;ice daily in    cold   water;   after  fifty years bathe the eyes,-morning  and evening,  with water as hot.as-  you-can  bear it; lollow this  with  cold   "water,    that will make them  glow   with- warmth;- old" persons  should avoid' reading much by arti.  ficial light; be guared   as to diet,'  and avoid sitting up late, at night.'   i-    '  KING AS SPORTSMAN.  BABY FELL ON TO THE STOVE.  Mrs. T. -S. Dougall,  Avenue,  contact with  Winnipeg,"  of 523 Flora  -jlCysT^'' '"My  Mystery That Bothered the Middle  Aged Man in His Youth.  "When I was a boy," said the  middle aged man, "we used to  come across a pear tree occasionally that ha-1 pears so hard you  couldn't bite 'em. Maybe you've  seen 'em.  "They were a chunky built pear  almost "spherical in shape, a very  dark green, and almost black in  color and about thc   same   specific  the  side  of the  hot  stove.      She  sustained  a  serious  burn,   and   her  cries  and  screams  were terrible.  the child laughed through her tears.  "I sent out to the druggist for  the best remedy he had to use on  a burn. Hc said there was nothing  to equal Zam-Buk, and sent back  a supply.-- I-applied this, and it  soothed thc pain so quickly that  T bound up the hand in Zam-Buk,  and each day anplied .Zam-Buk  frequently and liberally, until tho  burn was quite cured. The little  one was soon able to go on with  her play, and we had no trouble  with her during thc time the burn  was being healed. 1 feel very  grateful for this cure, and would  recommend all mothers to keep  Zam-Buk handy for emergencies  like this."  Fifty cents spent on a box  of Zam-Buk has saved scores  of people as many dollers, to say  nothing of  saving hours  of pain!  Has hi His Lifetime Had a, Hand  in Every Variety.  There    are    very    few sports in  which King Edward.has not at one  time or another been a participants  He has taken the premier place as  lTBfitish-yaehtsmanri-the^first;=posi-  ing there.   Then there are the mag-  niiiceut lindens of the Mallebaau  against 'lie teeth oi our y.\>i  "1 used to vr.ndu' ;-_>iUi;L .'  NATURALLY SO.  "I wonder what man on record  called the biggest bluff?'.'  "1 guess it was the man who  named Gibraltar."  PERFECTLY SAFE.  When a weinan is first married,  she fears \\cv husband is so brave  and generous thai hc will get hurt  some day rushing into u dangerous  place to do a noble act, but she is  not lung in finding out that on that  score he is perfectly safe.  In . ope:ii:;!gr;������������������ the unemployed  have f.uuu m. l.u.piui������������������..i in rat-kill-  i  g.    thr      m::u .or      rxt.-nuiuatod  lo c,'.'_0 a   .oc  .i.  tion on the turf, and has won tho  prize most conveted by all hunting  men���������������������������thft Grand National Steeplechase. Hc is one of Britain's biggest farmers; he owncs 12,000  acres of game preserves at Sand-  ringham alone, where 3,000 head  have sometimes been killed in a  singe day.  His-stud of driving hors-s���������������������������wore���������������������������  once of world-wide renown. Jn his  younger days he was a keen deer  stalker, and an enthusiastic  cricketer. Nor must his tiger  hunting expeditions in Ind a be forgotten. In short, it may be said  that, although he is, of course, excelled by individnls in each branch,  no single man in the world has done  all these things so well as the King,  not oven among those, who neglecting the sterner realities of life,,  have devoted thei:* energies to the  pursuit of pleasu 3 alone.  SENTENCE SERMONS.  It is good to be wise, but wiser  to be good.  Heaven's manna sits ill on tho  stomach of sloth.  Heaven is deaf to us when we are  bl,ind  to  others.  Character is the sum of all life's  choices.  Star preaching is apt to me^n  night in the church.  A serene life always has storms  in its past curriculum.  It is well to watch the virtues  that employ press .gents.  The man with a putty backbone  usually borrows a pious front.  It may be i;. a. ill we are dodging  is the cine'i'or the greater ill ��������������������������� wc  desire.  .Men are never sveatl.y moved by  those truths hey fully comprehend. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  September 16, ,1909  ENDERBY PRESS  Published every  Thursday at Enderby, B.C. at  S2 per year, by the Walker Press.  SEPTEMBER 16, 1909  Northern  Okanagan  NEXT  week a Monoline  typesetting machine will  be installed in the office of  The Walker Press. ! This is  an evidence of  prosperity,  and a practical demonstration of unbounded faith in  the town, the district and the  people.     Editors  in   small  towns are not millionaires;  nor do they rise to that distinguished position rapidly.  They are as sane and far-  seeing as the average businessman.   They do not have  money to throw to the birds  ���������������������������the feathered variety. And  when you see  one putting  $1,500 of good, hard cash into a machine that looks like  the south end of a camel going  north, you can put it  down to this:  he has either  more dollars than sense, is  the organ of a political party  or a self-seeking coterie of  grafters, or he has unbounded  faith in the future.    Now,  my dear reader,  this editor  has not a political party, a  clique, nor a bank back of  him.   He is reasonably sane  and has sipped  enough of  life's hardships to know that  it requires one hundred cents  to make a dollar. _ Therefore, when he will spend his  dollars for a typesetting machine in a town of 800 people  he exhibits faith in the district he represents���������������������������and perhaps some sand���������������������������that is all.  It is the future he is building  for more than the present.  And it requires no prophet  to picture what the Okanagan will be.    Its future is  pictured on every side; magnify the present an hundred  fold and you have it.  A most remarkable change  has come in this end of the  Okanagan.    It used to be  that men  came  hither to  "make a stake and pull out."  To-day  they are   bringing  their "stake" with them, determined to stay and build  up the Valley.    Time was  ="whien-"thes-ruttified--nd-iv-id-uali  pulled the newcomer into the  rut with him or kicked him  out.   Today the rut tified individual is buried in the furrow of inactivity by the plow  of  industry;  tomorrow  he  will be forgotten.   The Valley is so rich "in natural resources; its hills and valleys,  its meadows and streams, its  lowlands  and  plateaus   so  fruitful in the best that Nature has, it must one day be  the Orchard of the Empire,  with  an    hundred   homes  where we now have one.  The new machine means  a larger and better paper as  soon as we can adjust ourselves to the gyrations of the  Monoline.  good as any that some of the  big mines  showed  on the  surface.   Money and labor  are required to demonstrate  what  these  prospects  will  turn into.  Up to the present  time practical mining men  have not been much interested, but there is no good  reason why they should not  be if it can be shown that  the surface values go down.  The completion of the C.  P. R. to Penticton, will give  us direct connection with the  Granby  smelter   at  Grand  Forks.     The  handling   of  freight cars by barges on  the  Okanagan  lake would  give us practically an all-rail  route direct to the smelter.  The capacity of the Granby  has  been  increased to  such an extent that within a  month  it will  be putting  through 4000  tons  of  ore  every 24  hours.     This will  make  it the largest copper  smelter in the British empire, and the fourth largest  in the world.  Canada's Turn Next  tria have also become interested, and have instructed  their consuls and representatives at Winnipeg to report  on the proposed World's Fair  for Canada. United States  Consul-General John E.  Jones, who has just returned  to his post after an extended  tour, reports that an increased interest in the big  fair for Canada is shown  throughout the states, and  that the official representations presented by him to the  Department of State at  Washington were most favorably received.  r  Just arrived!   New samples  for  Fall and  winter suit  Call and See them  IF the people of Canada are  satisfied to accept the  opinions of such world-famous men as Lord Strathcona,  Earl Gray, Lord Northcliffe,  James J. Hill, Sir Thomas  Shaughnessy, Sir Charles  Rivers-Wilson, Governor  Hughes (New York), Governor Johnson (Minnesota),  C. M. Hayes, Governor De-  neen (Illinois), the editors of  big London dailies, and of  over a hundred editors in  the nine provinces that comprise the Dominion, then  Canada will hold a great international Exposition in  1912, at Winnipeg.  August Isaac, president of  the Associated Chambers of  Commerce of France, was in  Winnipeg on Friday last,  enquiring into Exposition  matters. Victor Larnelle,  commissioner-general of the  French section of the Alaska-  Yukon Fair, writes that Mr.  Huet and several members  of the international jury of  awards of France will wait  upon Canada's Exposition  Committee in November.  The^goverirments^of^Ger^  many, Switzerland and Aus-  Fresh Groceries and Vegetables always in stock  FRESH BREAD DAILY  Wheeler & Evans  MARA  and.  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 photographs of the  District.  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard Mara, g- C.  Our Mining Possibilities  WITH the opening up of  the several copper-gold  prospects which have been  reported from time to time  in the vicinity of Mara, Knob  Hill and Round Lake, interest will be aroused, and  other discoveries will follow.  These ore outcroppings which  have been discovered are as Enderby  Special  These are the prices  to-day  Owing  to market fluctuations,  prices  are   subject  to   change  without notice:  Moffet's Best Flour, $1.75 49-lbs  Three Star Flour, $1.65 per    ''  Drifted Snow Pastry, $1.60    ''  Whole Wheat Flour, $1.55   "  Graham Flour,     -    $1.50    "  Four Star Chop, $1.50 per 80 lbs  Three Star Chop, $1.45 per 80 lbs  Bran: $1.40 per 100 lbs.  Shorts, $1.30 per 90 lbs.  Middlings, $1.35 per 90 lbs.  Wheat, $2.05 perl25-lbs  Oats, $1.40 per 90 lbs.  Oat Chop, $1.15 per 60 lbs.  Barley Chop, $1.35 per 70 lbs.  Whole Corn, $2.15 per 100 lbs.  Cracked Corn, $2.25 per 100 lbs.  Also a full line of Cereals and Wheat-  lets at Right Prices. Free delivery  to any part of the city.  Prices previously   published  of no effect  We can  still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall-fed  beef  cut at the present time  Our Sausage is still a  'Leader       on  Fish and Poultry  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B.  C.  Terms: Net Cash  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  ENDERBY  Hotel  The Home of the Old-Timer  and the abode of the New-  Comer. All will find 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  NRYS  For Fall  Planting  B   C.  Bulba from best European and  Japan growers.  HOME-GROWN FRUIT AND  ORNAMENTAL TREES  Garden, Field and Flower Seed  Wire Fencing and Gates.  154-Page Catalogue FREE  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver.B.C  NURSERIE  LET  OUR  SUITS  TALK  Come in and see them.  They will tell you better than  we can how much they are  worth.    An inspection of Fall  Clothing samples is solicited.  If you are wise you will not  order a suit until  you have  seen them.    We are confident  that we can give you better  value and a neater fit than you  can get elsewhere.      Don't send away for a suit.       We want  your business and are prepared to do the right thing to get it  and retain it. ,   "  The  Boots and  Shoes carried in  stock by us are  the grades that  have QUALITY  in  every stitch.  It will not pay  you to put your  money into any  other makes.  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Leaders in General Merchandise and Supplies  ���������������������������  Linoleums  Carpets  and  Matting  go to the  furniture  store  All kinds of Furniture at the  Lowest Prices in the West  W. T. HOLTBY  Furniture Dealer and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.      ENDERBY  Ered.H,Barnes  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 S. C. Smith Co.  of Vernon.       Enderby.  City Meat Market  THOS. E. WOODS, Proprietor  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and Steam Fitting  AU kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles Repared  Rear Evans Blk Enderby  Buy   and    Boost   Home  Products.   It pays���������������������������BIG.  Having purchased the butcher  business of R. Blackburn, I solicit a share of your business and  guarantee good service. I will  continue the Mara service every  Wednesday. Fresh Fish every  Tuesday and Thursday.  Orders by Mail  receive  our   prompt  attention.  John S. Johnstone  Contractor and Builder, Enderby  Cement Blocks and Exshaw Portland Cement on hand���������������������������the best  on the market. All kinds of  cement work and masonry  promptly attended to.  * _  .:_!  41  1  <_ September 16, 1909  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  h  Is An Election Pending,  Mr. John Oliver, who naturally aspires to succeed Mr. J. A.  Macdonald. as leader of the Opposition, should Mr. Macdonald be  raised to the bench, has been  touring the Kootenay district and  is advancing the view that a provincial election may be expected  at an early date. We have no  "inside" information on this  point; but we hardly think that  Mr. Oliver's expectations will be  realized. The life of the present  Parliament does not naturally expire until after another session,  and we can see no reason in the  world why it should be shortened. There is nothing at present  before the electors in the shape  of an issue demanding an expression of judgment at"the polls;  and, despite Mr. Oliver's ful-  minations against the Government, the people of British Columbia appear to be remarkably  well satisfied with present political conditions. On the other  hand, we can see at least one  very weighty reason why no election should be held at present.  It lies in the fact that a redistribution bill is imperitively demanded if anything approaching  to an equitable division of repre-  sention in the next parliament  is -to be expected. The rapid  growth of. the province during  the past few years, and the  changed conditions which have  been brought into existence since  the present basis of. representation was agreed upon are so apparent as to hardly require comment. .Take.our own constituency, for instance. The Okanagan is now in a position to demand at least two members, and  should really be. entitled to three.  Our voting strength is now close  upon 4,000 and when the next revision is. made in November it  will probably be found that we  have somewhere in the neighborhood of 4,500 names on the register of voters. Our geographical  area, extending as it does over  120 miles from north to south,  each section of which has its own  peculiar needs and necessities,  makes it a matter of no small  difficulty for one member to give  to all portions of the riding the  attention which the people ex  pect to receive. It is distinctly  to Mr. Ellison's credit that he  has in the past succeeded so admirably in looking after the interests of all parts of his constituency; but the time has certainly arrived when to do this  work properly is far too heavy a  tax to impose upon the capacity  of any single individual."���������������������������Vernon News.   The Railway Belt  A new map of the railway belt  of British Columbia has just been  issued by the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa. The map is  handsomely printed in colors on  heavy map paper. The information upon it is corrected up to  1st July, 1909. A glance at the  map will show a person exactly  how any particular area in the  Belt stands, colors being used to  indicate lands that have been  dealt with in any way. For instance, all homestead lands are  marked in yellow; sales special  grants, mining lands sales are  marked in red, lands disposed of  by the Provincial Government in  grey, Indian reserves in pink,  forest reserves and parks , in  green border, timber berths in  green hatching, grazing leases in  brown hatching. There are also  figures as to the acreage included  under each of these headings.  The map was prepared under  the direction of Mr. R. E. Young,  Superintendent of Railway Lands,  Department of the Interior, Ottawa. It is to be issued free,  and applications sent to Mr.  Young will be promptly dealt  with.      "'  Limpid Lowery Lymph  Without faith few towns grow  to any size.  Never speak ill of your town  or people.  The working man carries the  world on his back.  No man can be a tyrant unless  he has the /opportunity.  Advice . is one of the cheapest  things in the world, and from it  many people get a start in life.  Everything points to the biggest day's sports ever witnessed  in Salmon Arm on September 23  and 24, the days of Salmon Arm  and Shuswap Lake Fall Fair.-  8. A. Observer.  Rod and Gun  September is noted for duck  hunting and the numerous sportsmen who pursue this form of  sport with ardour will find their  favorite recreation dealt with in  ample fashion in the September  issue of Rod and Gun in Canada  published by W. J. Taylor, at  Woodstock, Ont. This healthy  and invigorating sport receives  fine treatment in stories of duck  hunting in Ontsrio, Manitoba and  Saskatchewan, goose shooting in  the West, and papers on the ruffed grouse as found in British  Columbia and Ontario.  T WILL rent or sell my farm, situated two miles  J- north of Enderby on the trunk road. Other  interests occupy my time. Wm.Hancock, Enderby  COME and inspect our stock.   Heavy draught  horses, roadsters and saddle horses, for sale.  It. Waddell. Hazelmere Farm, Enderby.  Water Notice  N  OTICE ��������������������������� is hereby given that an  application will be made under  Part V. of the "Water Act, 1909,]'  to obtain a licence in the Osoyoos Division of Yale District..  (a) The name, address and occupation  of the applicant: John Moses, Mara, B.  C*    T_ r_T_f*n _*T*  (b) The description of the lake, stream  or source is:^a small creek called  Moser's Creek.  [c] The point of diversion is 200 feet  above wagon road.  [d] The quantity of water applied for  is 10 sq. inches per second.  [e] The character of the proposed  works is: a small dam at head-gate,  ditch, flumes or pipes.  [f ] The description of the premises on  which the water is to be used is: Township 20, Sec. 22, Range 8, west of 6th  Meridian.'  [g] The purposes for which the water  is to be used are domestic.  [h] If for irrigation describe the land  intended to be irrigated, giving acreage:  50 acres.  (j) Area of Crown land to be occupied  bv proposed works: none.  " [k] This notice was posted on the 29th  day of April, 1909, and application will  be made to thc Commissioner ' on -.the  29th day of May, 1909. ���������������������������  (1) Give the names and addresses of  any riparian proprietors or licensees  who or ".whose lands are likely to be  affected dy the proposed works, either  above or below the outlet: C. E. Davidson, Esq., Mara, B. C.  ���������������������������  JOHN MOSER,  Mara, B. C.  Nails, $3.75  Per  Keg  Building Paper 75c  Per Roll  You take no chances, when you buy a  McCLARY'S FAMOUS KOOTENAY  RANGE.  For perfect baking and  simplicity of  working parts, they have no equal, and  will last a life time.  Prices  from $40 to $65, according to  size.  We have all the latest in heating stoves  You are sure; to find just what you  want at prices to Buit.  See the Pion  clothes   dryer; the best  clothes dryers in the world.  T7TTT rpAM'C! HARDWARE, TIN & PLUMB-  I. U ������������������J 1UIN O ING WORKS,. ENDERBY, B.C.  Finest in  Water Notice  fen a  SteelRange  Fresh air is introduced into  the Kootenay oven through a  series of vents at the bottom  of the oven door, and the  cooking fumes carried out  through another series of  vents at the back of the oven.  (Arrows in  illustration  show methodH  of ventilation.)  The air in the  oven is always  kept pure. The  natural flavor  of every  article is  completely  retained  Everything  tastes most  delicious.  FREE  Booklet  on request.  NOTICE is hereby given that an application will be made under Part  V. of thc "Water Act, 1909," to  obtain a licence in the Kamloops Division of Yale District.  The name, address and occupation of  the applicant is Wm. Owen, Mara, B.C.  Farmer.-.  The description of the lake, stream or  source is: a small creek flowing into the  Shuswap River in Section 32, Township  19, Range 8, west of the 6th meridian.  The poiiit of diversion is approximately 1 mile up the stream frcm the river.  The quantity of water applied for is 3  cubic feet per second.  The description of the premises on  which the water is to be used is: dwelling  house, stable and outbuildings.  The purposes for which the water is to  ____ used are: irrigation, domestic and  .igficultufalT^ =_____=    _= "   "  The description and acreage of the  land intended to be irrigated is approximately 196 acres comprising fraction of  S.W. 1-4 and W. 1-2 of S.E. 1-4 of Section 32, Township 19, Range 8, W. of  6th meridian.  This notice was posted on the 10th  day of August, 1909, and application  will be made to the Commissioner on  ithe 16th day of September, 1909.  Thc lands that arc likely to be affect-  ed by thc proposed works either above  or below the outlet are Dominion Government Lands.  WM. OWEN.  Mara, B. C.  ' 'Enderby is a charming villiage with city airs.  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandbn...'.'���������������������������(������������������������������������������������������  off his feet he came here, and now .owns one. oiv  ,".  finest brick - hotels in ,the  country.    Although ;. .  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his/'.  hotel the King Edward. . In addition to the excellence, of the meals, breakfast .is served up tolO .  ���������������������������  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists." '  '.   (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.)   '-  King Edward Hotel, P. .������������������tiMURPHY Enderby  Enderby Brick:  THE BEST BRICK IN THE PROVINCE. Specified in C.P.R  contract for facing Revelstoke station. A large stock now on hand  Reasonable prices for large or small quantities. . . -    -  By far the cheapest material for a substantial house.     Cool in summer; warm in winter.   Saves  most of your painting and about half your.insurance.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co., Enderby  Water Notice  Water Notice  N  OTICE is hereby given that an  For sale by A. FULTON, Enderby  application will be made under  Part V. of the "Water Act,  1909," to obtain a licence in the Kamloops Division of Yale District. The  name, address and occupation of the  applicant is Henry J. Knapp, Mara P.  0., B. C, farmer.  Thc description of stream: A small  stream flowing S. E. through centre of  Sec. 36, Tp. 19, R. 9, W. of 6 M  The point of division is about 500 yds  up stream, west of public highway.  The quantity of water applied for is  one (1) cubic foot per second.  The description of premises on which  water is to be used: Dwelling house  and other buildings. The .purpose for  which water is to be used is irrigation,  domestic and agricultural.   _   #  The land intended to be irrigated is  80 acres; the south one-half of S. E.  one-fourth of Sec. 36, Tp.19, R.9, W. of  This notice was posted on the 20th  day of August, 1909, and application  will be made to the Commissioner on the  20th day of September, 1909.  No riparian proprietors or licences are  likely to be affected either above or  below the outlet.        H. J. KNAPP.  Mara, B.C., Aug. 20,1909.  NOTICE is hereby given that an application will  be made under Part V of the "Water Act,  1909," to obtain a licence in thc Kamloops Division  _f Yale "Distr icl.   '��������������������������� : ���������������������������~~~~~  The name, address and occupation of the  applicant is Sydney C. Ruck and Vincent T. Ruck  Mara, B. C. Farmers.  The description of tho lake, stream or source is:  a small creek, tributary to the Shuswap River,  situated in Township 19, Range 8 West of Gth  Meridian Section 32.  Tlie point of diversion is approximately! mile up  the creek from the river.  Thc quantity of water applied for is 3 cubic feet  per sec. .  The description of premises on which the water  is to be used is: 2 G-roomed dwelling houses and  outbuildings. ,  Tlie purposes for which water is to be used arc:  irrigation, domestic and agricultural."  Tho land intended to be irrigated is approximately 117 acres, comprising W. _ of N.K. 'A and E.  fraction of N. W. . of Section 32 Township 19  Range 8, W. of Cth Meridian.  Tliis notice was postal on thc 1st day of June,  1909, and application will be made to the Commissioner on the 1st day of July, 190!).  No riparian proprietors or licencces arc likely to  be nircctcd by the proposed works, cither above or  below the outlet. _������������������������������������������������������,,  (Signed) S. C. RUCK,   .  V   h                                   V. T. RUCK.  Mara. B. C  _______  Water Notice  NOTICE is hereby given that an application will  be made under Part V, of the "Water Act,  1909" to obtain a licence in the Kamloops Division  of Yale District.  (a) Tho name, address and occupation of thc  applicant is Frederick Dean, Mara, B. C, farmer.  (b) Thc description of thc stream or source is:  A large creek, tributary to the Shuswap river,  situated in Township 20,'V-Range 8, west of 6th  Meridian, Sec. 15.  (c) The point of diversion is approximately one  mile up thc crcok from the river. _  (d) The quantity of water applied for is 3 cubic  feet per second. .  (f) Thc description of premises on which the  water is to be used is: one --roomed house and outbuildings. .  _   . _  (g) The purposes for whicli water is to be used  arc domestic and irrigation.  [h] The land intended to be irrigated is approximately 80 acres, comprising north '/_ of S. W. '/������������������,  Sec. 15, Tp. 20, R. 8, west of Gth Meridian.  [k] This notice was posted on the 19th day of  August, 1909, and application will be made to the  Commissioner on the 19th day of September, 1909.  [1] No riparian proprietors or licensees arc likely  to be afTcctcd by the proposed works, eitherabove  or below theoutkt.    FREDERICK DEAN.  Mara, B. C, August 19th, 1909.           SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  J. F. PHINGLE  W. M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40.  Regular meetings fint  Thursday on or after thc  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  V. C. BRIMACOMBE  Secretary  I. 0.0. F.    -y  Eureka Lodge, No. 50  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. 0..  0. F. hall, Metcalf block.   Visiting brothers always  welcome.    II. N. Hcndrickson, N. G., A.  Reeves, Sec'y. J. B. Gaylord, P. C.Treas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited lo attend.  JAS. MARTIN, C.C.  C. E. STRICKLAND, K.R.S.  .     R. J. COLTAKT. M.F.  K.of P. Hall is the only hall in Enderby suitable  for public entertainments. For rale.. etc., apply  to- R. F. JOHNSTONE, M. E., Enderby  IN   THE   CHURCHES  CHURCH OF ENGLAND. St Georsre's Church.  Services every Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p.  m. Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 a. m. and  lit Sunday in month at 11 a. m. during March,  April and May. Same on Friday at 8 p. m. Service  North Enderby at 3 p.m. every alternate Sunday;  Mara, at 3.00 p.m. every alternto Sunday. All cordially Invited.   Rev. J. Leech-Porter, B.D., Vicar  METHODIST CHURCH���������������������������Young People's meeting, Sunday, 7 p. m.; Preaching ever.  Sunday, 7:30 p. m.; Junior Epworth Leagu .  Tuesday, 3:45 p. m.; Prayer Meeting. Tuesday,  7:30 p. m.; Class M oettng. 8:16 p. m. (immediately  after the prayer meeting); Sunday School, 2.30 p.  m. . W. A. GIFFORD, Pastor.  PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH-Sunday   School  9:45 a. m.; Church service, 11 a. m.; Young  People's meeting, Wednesday, 8 p.m.  D. CAMPBELL, Pastor.  POST OFFICE  HOUR8-8 a. in. to 6:30 p. m.; malls close, aouth-  bound, 10:00 a.m.; northbound, 4:00 p. m.  BAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday School, 10 a. m.;  Church service, 11 a. m.;  Prayer meeting,  Wednesday, 7:30 p. m.    B. S. FREEMAN, Pastor  SMALL DEBTS COURT  SITS every Saturday, by appointment at 2 p. m.  _r_har_  Rosoman.   Police  and   Stipendiary  Graham  Magistrate. R)^0^<>>_>4^4<HH>><>'������������������<H^>^  A TALE OF THE SEA  Ifc is sixty years since I was serving as a midshipman on board  H. M. S. Xcnophon in thc South  Seas, says a, writer in Macmillan's  Magazine. She was ono of the finest frigates then ailoat.  From Callao, in 12 degrees south  latitude,  we were ordered to pro  ! wart Joeys were on the lookout for  his appearance. The instant he descended the vessel was dragged from  him and its content,, eagerly divided  among the thirsty crowd. The  steward complained to the Captain,  b,ut nothing came oi it.  It was decided to , make for  Yestapa, on the coast of Central  America, an anchorage some 200  milos distant, and we arrived there  when sixty days out from Callao.  Who can describe our relief when  we. reached that marvellous tropical coast, with its coral beach and  stately palms, backed by volcanic  mountains, and saw between deep  ravines the    downward plunge   of  cecd to San Bias, a port on the stream and torrent to thc sea? We  coast of Mexico, in 23>^ degrees thought our privations were ended,  north latitude.   The distance being  for,   although    we    could  see    no  thundering  roll  about 2,400 miles, the passage  through both trade winds as a rule  occupied throe weeks, and for this  break in thc thundering roll of  surf which the mighty Pacific sent  combining on the beach, we learned  ,      _-        i ,;__ _._..   than a .from an English    urig, which    lay  the Xcnophon carried more uian u-|_.. _        , .     P ������������������       ....  full supply of water, so that it oc  curred to no one to suppose we  should run short of the first necessary of life. We le.t Callao on Feb.  16, and on the eleventh clay out the  Galapagos group was sighted and  we came to an anchor in Post Office  Bay, Unarlcs Island. Here wc hoped to replenish our water tanks, but  no water could be obtained, and  we sailed without any further supply. It was from this time that our  ill luck began.  For sixteen days we remained becalmed within sight of land, drifting to and fro crowing and recross-  ing the equator with wearying iteration. On the seventeenth day we  got a slant of wind, and, losing  sight of thc islands, hoped we were  fairly off at last. But it was not to  be. In two days the wind dropped  again and we lay once more becalmed. Thirty-six days out and  barely one-third of tho distance  done! .   .  On March 20 the order was given  to stop all water for washing purposes. It was a necesity, and as  such it was accepted, but when it  wa.s seen that Capt. Lordling had no ,  intention of setting an example,  and that his own ablutions continued daily, it is not surprising  that  HE BECAME UNPOPULAR.  Another week passed, and still wo  lay at the .morcy of the wearisome  calm, its monotony broken only by , get under way.   Ihe men, there ore,  ' ~ 'who would gladly have risked their  there shipping a cargo of indigo,  that the Indians had filled their  water casks and doubtless would do  the same for ours. The boats were  sent to seek a watering place, but  after a careful survey thc officer  reported that landing was absolutely inpracticable except for the light  Indian canoes and catamarans. The  Indians were appealed to, and immediately offered to raft off a full  supply of water  FOR THE SUM OF $1,200.  When this news spread (and  spread it did like wildfire) never a  doubt had we but that our good  time was come and that our thirsty  souls would drink and live. But  well as we knew our Captain, there  was a little yet to be learned about  him. '"Why," he said at once,  "the Admiralty might make mc  pay the money. It's too much! I  won't give it!"  Still we did not entirely relinquish hope; a smaller offer was  made, to the natives, and this they  resolutely declined. Things having  reached this point, the senior  officers, with the .doctor, took the  extreme course of urging the Cap-  adopted to prevent the men drinking this appalling .mixture,  but it  could not    be  entirety    stopped.  Case 'after case was brought into  the sick bay and treated by the doctors with every care, but in vain.  All through this trying time   the  Captain's  live    stock, sheep    and  poultry, were supplied with no inconsiderable    amount    of     water,  while British seamen were thus dying for want of it.    Tormented as  the men  were by thirst, it is not  surprising that many attempts were  made to steal water from the deck  water tank. One man would decoy  the sentry    away,  while    another  rushed  in and    turned    the  ���������������������������tap.  The sentries were doubled, and some  of   the   men, caught   in    the   attempt,    were      flogged,    receiving  after,  the cruel custom of thc time  three dozen lashes ot the cat.  At last, on May 20, wo sighted thc  anchorage of San Bias, and the order was immediately given to serve  out a gallon of water to each man.  Discipline was forgotten _ in the  wildest, most joyful confusion as 't  was issued. And so, ninety-throe  after leaving Callao, our privations  come, to an end. For the last  seventy-seven days of our voyage we  had averaged a speed of just one  mile an hour, a-record for slowness  which I scarcely think the annals of  sea life could beat.  in  years,  spcci;  teenth century all spoon, were  large and closely resembled the  soup spoon which has been-in use  for the last five or six years, thc  bowl being very deep  The handles of the early  mens were straight and rati'icr  heavy, but about the time mentioned their shape was. i. itirely  changed; tho st'Mil and handle became flat and broad, and at tlie  extremity was divided into points,  or scallops,  and  year  -*~  SOME VERY RARE SPOONS  $3,450 WAS PAID FOR ONE SOT  LONG AGO.  A Set of Apostle Spoons Presented  at Christenings Sold for  $24,500. .  '"'     SLIGHTLY TU. NKD UP.  When this groat change first began teaspoons were made as small  as thc after-dinner coffee spoon of  modern times, but as the art of  making them advanced they he-  came larger and Urger, until they  attained  their present aha.  Again, at tho beginning of the  eighteenth century tho handles  showed a still further change, in  Unit where tlie sides were straight  they had curves, and the shaft itself became slightly undulated. At  this same time were also seen some  innovations, in tho shape of spoons  for specific purposes, one being a  spoon having a perforated bowl,  with a straight stem, which was  presumably intended t-o cloan the  spout of a  essary to know    w .*.t  change was made in.  To .within a few years after the  Restoration the hall mark was always on the inside of the bowl,  while all other marks were ������������������n the  back of the <handLe. But after this  all marks were put, on tho back of  the handle, near the bowl end, until tho latter part of the eighteenth  century ; then they were removed  to the other end of thc handle. It  each      I.  tain to reconsider his decision,  pointing out now much the men had  suffered and the gravity of the responsibility which he'incurred. But  all was of no avail; our chief was  obdurate, and the sole result of  their intervention was an order to  an occasional turtle hunt.    It was  now the seventh  week    out    from  Callao, but still   our   aching   eyes  looked in vain for signs of a coming .breeze.    The sails were furled,  for they were only beating themselves threadbare with the heave of  the ship in the oily sea as they flapped against the masts and rigging.  Coming on deck and glancing at the  sailless yards made it seem a mockery of being at anchor   in a-   safe  port.   Thc sun stared vertically at  us from a steel blue sky, and under  the double awnings the pitch  ran ,  liquid from the seams, clogging our  feet as wc walked tlie deck.  And  in  tne midst of these  roundings the order was  f ur-  lives   to obtain    water from   the  beach, had now, without an extra  drop    to    moisten    their    parched  throats, to heave iip the anchor and  turn their    backs on    the land   of  promise as we made for the   open  ocean.   Sore and sullen were all our  hearts,   and serious    consequences  might have ensued among the men  had it not  been    that    a    breeze  sprang up and their hopes with it.  The great mountains faded in the  blue distance and night fell on thc  sails sweetly asleep as the stately  frigate    swept    through    thc    sea.  Alas,  next day the sun rose on a  breathless calm!   Wc had not out-  given to | sailed our ill luck, and it was with  reduce the allowance of drinking jus again,  water to one pint a day for each [ One day the clouds began to  officer and man. This allowance was gather, until a huge dark mass hung  in_qne issue at_ noon, | pendant in the heavens. Uncle-  during the men's~dinner hour.   Tlie  served out  meal consisted of salt junk so long  in brine and so hard that it could  take a handsome polish in skilful  hands, or of pork that shrivelled in  the boiling to a little more than  hard rind.  The' result of   such    a diet,    of  course, was that when their dinners  were, over not a drop of water remain cxL to the poor fellows for" Iho'  next twenty-four hours of burning  boat.    Tho few who   tried to   save  some found it impossible,  for they  had no,place in which lo secure it  from their inprovident   shipmates.  Tn this strait the. men fell back on  vinegar, of which each moss had a  liberal allowance, but in Lheir rng-  ing  thirst  they  were  not satisfied  merely to moisten the mouths with  thc strong acid; they mixed it with  salt wafer and    drank it in    large  quantities, and  THE  TERRIBLE' EFFECT  may be imagined as, knocked   over  by .his horrible mixture, they rolled in agonies in the forecastle.  With the officers, of course, it was  different, though the allowance of  water was the same. Their food  was not so thirst provoking; they  could save, tho precious pint, and  even eke it out with a little wine  or beer. Mine. I .locked ,in my sea  chest, and had it been tne. Koh-i-  noor I could scarcely 1 ave. valued it  more highly.  But Capt. Lordling for himself reserved not only an unlimited supply  of drinking water, but also an ample  sufficiency for washing purposes.  Every morning the steward used fo  carry tho dirty, soapy water down  the ladder on the way to his sanctum, and every day from the  marines' berth at the    foot of   the.  '7tliiTX"liOF^blE'gair_irb1oil*_n"d=fcya;m7  ! then a long black arm descended ; a  ! rapidly  moving spiral    column      _  j smoking water leaped to meet it,  'and thus a waterspout was formed;  'soon .that cloud was full to bursting.   Oh ! what a joy as it climbed  over our _t.sU.eau_!' We knew   it  must burst on us!   Then out of the  gloom and darkne.H  CAME THE BLESSED RAIN,  "  ns if    the waterspout   itself    had  {fallen.    Awnings were spread   and  'looped up.    Hoses were led    from  ithem to  the tanks.     The scupper  i holes were plugged, every receptacle  |was filled,     The   decks became a  surging lake in which    all    hands  rolled and drank.    Past privations  were forgotten,  and although    the  allowance of water was still kept at  a pint a day, yet every bucket and  moss can was full, and Jack once  more cut a shuffle on the forecastle  and sang of tho lass that loves a  sailor.  The seventy-seventh day from  Callao found us still some 600 miles  from our destination, with only _  few tons of water left. The sun,  which had a declination south of  Callao when we left, had overtaken  us and was sending slanting rays  from  thc north, but still thc heat  There is a widespread and growing interest in all old silver, but  perhaps of the many antique pieces  that attract both the amateur amd  the collector with equal fascination  there is none that has a greater  charm than the old silver spoon.  A French scholar says, "Spoons  are old. I do not claim that they  are as old as the world, but they  are certainly as old as soup," after  which it is easy tu believe that for  the last five or six centuries no self-  respecting family, of however humble station, but could boast at-least  one spoon to its name, whether of  silver, pewter, or even wood.  That spoons aro the direct lineal  descendants of the shell and horn  scoops with which our ancestors  were wont to convey fluid food to  their' mouths, would seem a safe  assumption. Many examples of  these ancient spoons are seen m  museums and also of the spoon of  wood, which was the next step toward the spoon of to-day. It is  from the wooden spoon lhat the  word is derived, as thc old English  word "spon" meant a small piece  of wood.  Tliat metal spoons were used in  Biblical days is certain, for in Exodus the Lord tells Moses to make  spoons of gold for use in the Tabernacle,  and to-day. there are to be  teapot, while the bowl  was for tho removal of floating tea  leaves from the eup.  This was undoubtedly the forerunner of the toastrainer. Another  spoon was thc snuff spoon, and besides this thc marrow spoon made  its appearance. This first marrow spoon was a crude affair indeed, but it.was not very long before it reached the form in which  it is seen even now-a-days, that is,  with the two ends of different sizes,  one for the large bones and the  other for the very small ones.  Probably none of tbe old spoons  equals in interest the Apostle  spoons, which camo into fashion in  the sixteenth century. It was an  English custom at that time for  sponsors to give these spoons to the  children for whom they made themselves responsible as baptismal  gifts. A wealthy godparent gave a  complete set of thirteen, hut a poor  one- generally contented himself  with but one, that having on it tho  figure of the child's patron saint,  bo make up for the lack of the  others.    The complete set had  A MASTER SPOON,  was not until the beginning of the  nineteenth century that they were  again put at the end of ihe handle  nearest the bowl, where they now  are.  In the fascinating study of old  spoons it is interesting to note tho  growth of the patterns that arc in  use to-day from th? crude, and yet  not at all unbcuutiful, designs of  the early examples. In many cases the modern patterns arc adaptations of the old Knglish hall marks s.  put on pieces of plate by their  makers hundreds of years ago, or  the ancient Goldsmiths' Company  which has been responsible for the  weight of silver in England ainco  the thirteenth century.  Two of tho patterns with which  we moderns are most- familiar aro  thc "fiddle head," the plain stem  with a sharp, angular shoulder on  each side, and the more ornate  "King" pattern, with its curves  and conventionalized shells. Both  bf these patterns are inoro than a  century.old, but, with only the very  slightest alterations, are exactly  the same in the spoons made today as thoy were when they first  appeared.  PLOVER  AS  FAltaiER'S  ALLY.  Birds Destroys Various Insects That  Damage viops.  4  and twelve others, tho Master  spoon having a figure of Christ on  the handle holding ia one hand thc  sphere and cross, while thc other  is raised iu blessing. Each of the  twelve Apostles, is distinguishable  by some emblem. St. Paul has a  sword, St. Andrew a cross, St.  Peter, of course, a key, St. Judo  a club, St. John a cup (the cup of  sorrow), and so on.  Whole sets of these spoons arc  exceedingly rare. It is said that  but two complete sets are in existence at present, and there is a  third set of eleven. This is of great  value, having an undoubted date  of 1519, while the two others are  1566 or 1767 in ono case aud 162G in  the other.  This last set is especially unique  ��������������������������� t.. that every spoon in it was made  in the same year and by the same  makor. The oldest hall marked  Apostle spoon that is known is dat  Of all our birds-5 the plover ia  absolutely the. most useful on the  land, and wc have the authority  of the- . oard of Agriculture for saying that "the multiplication of insects injurious to crops" is the  direct consequence of thc fashion  for plovers' eggs, says the London  Daily Mail.  The bird destroys snails, wire-  worms, beetles and all sorts of noxious insects that damage crops. As  it feeds largely at night it destroys  many insects that other birds do  not touch, and it has also" a peculiar virtue in killing a water snail  which indirectly is the cause of  liver rot, a deadly disease in sheep.  Plover have been more than usually numerous this , year, and no-  doubt if their eggs were protected,  as in Scotland, they would multiply  yet more and save many thousands  of pounds that are now spent on the  fattening of the v.ireworm. It is  becoming also a more popular practice to keep plovers as a garden pet.  They do incalculable good and aro  very interesting to watch, especially at this season.  HODGE'S UTILE LjDGE  "You say it  is quite impossible  ���������������������������p.  le-yiri'n^hc^B r i tislH\^  which certainly were used in the  early days of Christianity, besides  others found in the ruins of Pompeii and Hcrculancum.  ANOINTING SPOONS  are as old as the time when Nathan, the prophet, anointed Solomon as the ruler of Israel, and they  have been used to anoint kings  from that time to thc present day.  Thc spoon with which Edward VTI.  was anointed by tho Archbishop of  Canterbury is at least six hundred  years old, and has been used for  tho purpose of anointing the kings  of England over since it was remade for the coronation ceremonies  of Charles  II.  Another spoon of great antiquity  is the "Pudscy Spoon," given by  Henry VI. to. his friend and protector, Sir Balph Pudsey in 1445,  a. the time when hc was concealed  in Sir Kalph's house after the bat-  mark on the  a crowned sta  bowl,  a  r iu the  tie of Hexam. This spoon has the  pear shaped bowl of the unial form  of all ancient spoons previous to  the Restoration; thc handle is octagonal and at the end is flattened  13 which is  i  was intense, baking our black  as if it were an oven.  The allowance  of watev  duced to half a pint a d .  sufferings were greater than ever  iu!l  was re-  a pint a day, and our  form    a  the Kinp  seal, on  ge,  a single  rolling's, though !   Hi  ladder half a dozen or more sta!  Not Capt. ,Lo  strode up and down tlie quarterdeck, healthfully perspiring at  every pore, while on the forecastle  grim Death claimed its victims  from the poor creatures who had  sought, relief from their thirst in  salt water and vinegar.  Every     precaution    had  out to  carved the King's bad  rose. Inside the bowl, near the  shaft,-is the hall mark of the thirteenth century sterling silver, a  leopard's head, and on the back of  the bowl is the.mark of the maker,  a heart in outline.  This spoon is the most ancient  known piece of silver in existence  that hears the indisputably authentic hall mark of the English "Goldsmiths' Company."  All the earliest spoons have pear  shaped bowls. It was not until the  latter part of thc seventeenth century that they began to elongate  toward the egg-shaped spoon oi the  by the  hall  shield, with  centre.  The value of these old sets of  Apostle spoons will be understood  when some of the prices.paid for  them arc known. One set sold in  l!>03 for 92-1,500, while another, of  less ancient date, brought $..,300.  A single Apostle spoon, bearing on  its handle a figure of St. Nicholas  and on thc stein the inscription,  "St. Nicholas, pray for us," sold  in London five years ugo for thc  unheard of sum of $3,-150, Lhe most  exaggerated price- ever paid for a  single spoon so fai as can be ascertained.  The most modem Apostle spoon  of which there is any record bears  the date, HiCO. It is believed that  about that period the custom of  giving them as presents ut baptisms began to ware.  Other spoons of interest, though  not of such great antiquity, are  tho little "caddy spoons" which  made their, appearance when tea  drinking became fashionable more  than two hundred years ago. All  of these spoons have very short  stems and handles, with bowls of  some fanciful design, some perforated, but the majority shell shaped  and fluted. A few were made like  miniature scoops,  with  HANDLES OF EBONY,  and some ot.ie._s were perfect imitations of leaves, thc handle being  ���������������������������formed by the leaf .aiem curling  around into a ring.  The  hall  mark  on  a  spoon  has  varied in position with almost every  century since the first was made,  and as this is one of tho important:  things in determining' thc date of 1  for you to agree with Farmer i'erry  said  Hodge's  on these   points?"  solicitor to him.  "Ay!"  answered Hodge.  "Then, I'm afraid there's no  help for it; thc matter will have to  go-befor-o^tho^judga."  "Very well," said Hodge.     And  then, alter a pause, he added :  "Do     _  you think it would do any good to  ������������������cnd the judge a couple of fine fat  ducks?"  "Not unless you wish to lose your  case,"  said the lawyer   decisively.  And' Hodge  left,  apparently  vinced.  In-due coursc-tht. case, was tried,. {,  and Hodge gained a verdict.  "I believe I won because I sent  those ducks, after all," hc said to  his lawyer afterwards.  "What!"    said    thc   astonished  lawyer.   "Do you mean to say  sent them?"  dy-  con-  you   jf'  "Ah !"��������������������������� was the reply;  thinking on what you said,  'em in Perry's name I"  I  'but,  sent  HIGH ART.  "Arc you blind, prisoner?" inquired the magistrate.  "Yes, your worsnip."  "You are charged with,vagrancy.  How did you lose your sight?"  "By a fit of appleplexy, sir.".  "But there is a picture on your  breast representing an explosion in  a mine, through which, it is stated,  you became blind.    Plow is this?"  "Please, your worship, I couldn't  afford to pay a artist as could  paint appleplexy."  TWO OF THEM.  U  spoon,   together   with  ������������������cen 'present time.      Up  to  the seven-1 tion of the maker's mark,  "Yes, indeed," said Miss Uppisch,  "my     great-grandmother   on  mother's side was   noted for  proud and imperious. be.iring." .  "How strange!" p.se.lnimed Mis  my  icr  the  posi-! Knox ; "our servant girl's the  it is nee- \ way."  MS  same ~rr _. r���������������������������r���������������������������ri������������������__. *J/��������������������������� ���������������������������^nj-__7^  .  A GOOD START.  . A Cardinal   Young   Man's   Good  Fortune.  Mr. David Magce, whose photo  appears below, is a clerk employed  ii_ the Grocery and General store  of F. F. Adams at Cardinal, Ont.  . This young man has just won a  cash prize of Seven Hundred dollars offered by the Orango.Meat  Company of Kingston, Ont., to thc  Eerson sending in the largest num-  er of carton bottoms cut from  Orange Meat boxes in their annuity contest closing May 31, last.  Mr. Magce sent in 2G12 counts,  carrying off First Prize, which was  ji life annuity of Fifty-two Dollars  or Seven Huri_.rcd dollars in cash.  Mr. Magce elected to take the cash,  and with this money ho intends  opening a grocery business, with a  friend in tha- city of Winnipeg.  j Mr. B. Crooks of 3.0 Alexander'  'Ave., Winnipeg, was the winner of  (tho One Hundred dollar prize.  There   were   prizes   aggregating  thirteen hundred dollars cash, distributed on June 16th last, to tho  fortunate winners.  '   ,The Orange Meat Company have  istarted  an other    similar , contest  closing on November 30th next; and  in addition to the prizes given in  'th_   lap*  contest  they  have  added  'two FiSy dollar and one hundred  'One Dollar Prizes.  ;    Send your name and address to  : Orange Meat, Kingston, Ont., and  (commence saving Orange Meat carton bottoms at once.  SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE  KING LOUIS' SWISS GUARD OF  5,000 SLAUGHTERED.  Revolting Massacre Perpetrated by  a   Former   Sultan   of  Turkey.  When Yildiz Kiosk surrendered to  the Young Turks the other day, the  Sultan's Albanian bodyguard got  i off much more lightly than has usually been the case aforetime in regard to the private mercenaries of  other despots under similar circum-  _ stances.    ���������������������������| There were al together fi've-thou-  'sand of them, and of these fewer  "than five hundred died fighting,  while at least four thousand of  them surrendered at discretion.  ! Compare this with' the fato of  King Louise the Sixteenth's Swiss  Guard at Versailles during the first  French revolution. There were fivo  thousand of these also, but none  surrendered when the bloodthirsty  o'luob of armed revolutionists burst  into thc palace,  !     NOR WERE ANY SPARED.  When the day's fighting ended at  evening, there were five thousand  dead bodies where that number of  .living men had been when morning  broke.  When Mahmoud, the Afghan invader, mado himself master of  Ispahan, the Shah's guard of 3,000  men deserted their master and  went over to thc conqueror. He  took them into his pay, but a day  or two afterwards he altered   his  mind and had them all put to death.  An even more revolting massacre was that perpetrated by  a former Sultan of Turkey,  also strangely- enough named  Mahmoud, upon his bodyguard of  Janizaries. Hc owed his throne to  them, but hc feared them nevertheless and resolved to suppress them.  SULTAN  UNFURLED BANNER.  A mutiny was accordingly excited  amongst them, and then, in accordance with a pre-arranged plan, the  Sullan himself unfurled thc sacred  green banner of Islam, and led his  regular soldiers against them. At  least 20,000 were mown down with  grapeshot.  Another still more dreadful occurrence of the kind was brought  about through the massacre, by the  people of Nishapur, of the private  bodyguard of Gengis Khan. The  -Tartar invader, in revenge, carried  fire and sword throughout the district, killing no fewer than 1,747,-  000 human beings.   ~-*   SENTENCE SERMONS.  ser-  Saintliness is  measured  by  crooked life is always  well  vice.  Tho  oiled.  Prayer without labor means paralysis.  Some people hope to get into heaven by looking for  hell.  You cannot wed vanity without  being divorced  from  sincerity.  A saving faith is a faith-that  makes the world seem worth saving.  Tho mark of a free man is that he  binds  himself to  some  high  duty.  Grafting is simply the difference  between the get life and the give  life.  The man who despises his brother  usually has some boss before whom  ho grovels.  Covering your neighbors ' with  lampblack will not react with  whitewash on yourself.  You never know how much good,  there is' in men until somo dark  day -falls on us all.  You may know what a man really  thinks of his Father by what his  children think of him.  Where the collection is the life of  the church" the church makes a poor  collection of lives.  No man knows anything about  the divine friendship who docs not  exhibit human friendliness.  The devils you entertain  in the  dark take good care to start up an  illumination on their own account.  - ���������������������������_���������������������������*���������������������������: " ���������������������������  Relief for the Depressed.���������������������������Physical and mental depression usually  have their origin in"a disordered  state of the stomach and liver, as  when these organs arc deranged in-  their action the whole system is affected. Try Parmclee's Vegetable  Pills. They revive the digestive  processes, act beneficially on the  nerves and "restore the spirits as no  other pills will. They are cheap,  simple and sure, and the effects are  lasting.  How we enjoy seeing a man get  the worst of it when he tries to get  the best of others.  ^=In=.tha=,causes^oLinfant^mortality-  cholera morbus figures frequently,  and it may be said that complaints  of the bowels are great destroyers  of child life. If all mothers would  avail themselves of so effective a  remedy as Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial many a little one  could be saved. This Cordial can be  given with safety to the smallest  child, as there i.s no injurious substance in it.  Peak's Hair Grower  Has never failed to stop Filling Hair. It positively kills the Dandruff Deris. Try it and be  convinced for yourself.  YOUR MONEY REFUNDED IF IT FAILS  Write for Descriptive Pamphlet.  Tht Peak Mfg. Co., 129 Vlotorla St, Toronto, On*  NOT   A   RAILWAY   SERVANT.  "What is your trade1?" said the  lawyer to the witness.  "Platelayer," replied the man.  Tho lawyer asked him a host of  other questions, then harped back  again to the subject of his employment.  "I understand you work on the  railway, my man?"  "Oh, no, I don't" replied the  witness.  "But you just said you did," persisted the lawyer.  "Beg your pardon, I never said  anything about the railway."  "Come, come, don't trifle with the  Court, my man. You said you were  a platelayer."  "Well," replied the witness, im  pcrturbably  platelayer V  'isn't a    waiter    a  WAS ALL IN.  A Young   Toronto   Business Mao  Tells What He Thinks of Tonicine.  Toronto, July 3rd. 19J9.  15 Northcote Are.  The Tonicine Company, Limited, Toronto.  Dear Sirs,���������������������������  Will you kindly   send me by return mul!  another 50c. box of Tonicine, as I luvo received  very .roat results from the first box, which 1 hav������������������  just finished.  For a long time my system has been run down,  beine subject to stomach trouble :vnd having lm  pure blood. After taking Tonicine for two oi  three days I felt much better.   I feel quite sur������������������  three day!  that this box will hx me up,  although I will al  ways keep a small quantity of your pills on han.l  Your., very truly, GEORCiE BARTI.BTT.  Tonicine, the great Heart aud Nerve Tonic hi.  now been serving the public for the past fourteei  ���������������������������'years, and is for sale by all high-class druggiats  or send 6Uc. direct to The Tonicine .oiupauy  Limited. 18 Viotoiia St.. To.oo_.P-   *���������������������������   HOPE*'UL.  Do your work a little better than  the other fellow and some morning  you'll wake up .and find yourself  boss.  HUNDREDS OF OPINIONS agree upon  the fact, that Painkiller has alleviated more  pain than any one medicine. Unequalled  for diarrhoea aud dysentery. Avoid substitutes, there is but one "Painkiller ���������������������������  Perry Davis'���������������������������25c. and 50c.  UNCHANGED.  So far as wc are able to judge,  the fishing this year is no --better  than it was last year,'and the big  ones are getting.away just as often.  WORLDLY WISE.  Mr. Rambo���������������������������"Did you mean to  say dat you done gib me de mitten  kase I dressed too neat an' handsome?"  Miss Sambo���������������������������"Dat's what I mean  to say. I like to look at dem good  cio'es, but I isn't gwinter take no  contrak ter he'p buy 'em foh re res'  er my life.   ���������������������������_���������������������������   ST. MARGARET'S COLLEGE,  TORONTO.  Toronto, with its famous Universities, Colleges, Churches, Libraries, Art Collections and Museums,  is the-great educational centre of  Canada. The pupils attending St.  Margaret's College have therefore  distinct advantages that cannot be  obtained elsewhere. The teachers  have the same high academic standing as those in the great Collegiate  Institutes. The attendance of pupils is limited ; the classes average  ten each ; personal attention can  thus bo given to each pupil. Then  there is a most thorough Musical  Course taught by Canada's greatest Musicians; Art, Domestic Science and Physical Education are  also thoroughly taught. To all desiring it an illustrated Booklet will  be sent on application being made  to- tho Secretary.  Treatment for g.  Ailment* of   '  HORSES  ���������������������������r Live Stook  jFuRy explained la   ear  'ltttle booklet. Mail_.t_M|  on request.  Addreis Tkq  Veterinary Remedy 0*^  LIMITED,  Desk A, 76 Adelaide St. East, TORONTO, CAM,  SAFETY.  It's fortunate for the average man  that he doesn't know half the  things that he would like to know.  Thos.  Sabin of Eglington,  "I have  removed    ten corns  my   feet"    with   Holloway's  Cure."    Reader,  go  likewise.  thou  says:  from  Corn  and do  "Didn't you say six months ago  that if Miss Porritt wouldn't marry  you you would throw yourself into  the deepest part of the'sea1? Now,  Miss Porritt married someone else  three months    ago,  and yet   you  haven't "     "Oh,   it's  easy    to  talk, but let me tell you it's not  such an easy matter to find the  deepest patr of the sea."  with unsatis-  _W.ilson-S_riy  DODtfSm  KIDNEY!  _ pi;l__T__!  C.  T N U  ISSUE NO. 20-09  NO MONEY TO BURN.  "Thc meanest man we ever had  in our town was Jake Bond," said  Mr. Wilson, with an air of final  ity, "Yes, sir, he was the meanest. Ever hear what hc used to do  with thc fne his last days, when  he was so riddled with rheumatics  lie couldn't get out. '  "No," said thc new, carpenter,  "I haven't hearo that yet."  "Time you did," said Mr. Wilson,  "an' I'll tell ye. He was so full o'  rheumatics that thc doctor allowed  the only way he could get rid of any  of his pain was to sit right in front  o'.the fire, close to, and sec if thc  heat wouldn't try some o' the pain  out o' his bones.  "Well, sir, he couldn't move  round, so the woman that took care  ol hini would put his chair close to  the fire, and there he'd sit. Air  by his side he kept' a mop an' pail  o' water. An' when hc saw the  fire getting a mite beyond the p'int  where hc felt 'twas needed, an' saw  a real lively flame busting up, he'd  out with that mop from the pail,  and souse it right on tor the stick  o' wood that was too forthputting.  "I've sat there side o' him and  seen him do it.  "Yes, sir, here in Cedarvillo wo  considered him the cap-sheaf for  nighncss; we cert'nly did."  .Don t experiment  ,fa c t o ry_ substitutes..  [Pads kill.many times more  house  flies than any other known article.  Men who know themselves are  often suspicious of others.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator has no equal for destroying  worms in children and adults. See  that you get-the genuine-when purchasing.  Costiveness and Its Cure.���������������������������When  the excretory organs refuse to perform their functions properly the  intestines become clogged. . This is  known as costiveness and if neglected gives rise to dangerous-complications. Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills will effect a speedy cure. At  the first intimation of this ailment  the sufferer should procure a packet of the pills and put himself under a course of treatment. The  good effects of the pills will be almost immediately evident.   -   -  Lawyer���������������������������"I say, doctor, why aro  you always running down lawyers?"  Doctor���������������������������"Well, your profession  doesn't exactly make angels of  men, does it?" , . Lawyer ��������������������������� "Why,  no. You certainly have the advantage of us, there, doctor!"  The microscope in the hands ot  experts employed, by the United  States Government has revealed  the fact that a house fly. sometime^  carries thousands bf disease germsj  attached to its hairy body. The  continuous use of Wilson's Flj/  Pads will prevent all danger ol  infection from that source by killing  'both the germs and the flies.  "Is your husband all you though!  he was?" "Just about. But ho  doesn't come close to being all he  thought he was."  AN IMPOSSIOLE THING to And a plaster  equal to "The D. & L." Menthol Plaster,  and it is being imitated. Get the genuine.  For side aches, backaches, stitches, nothing equals it. Made by Davis 4 Lawrence  fco.  FIR THE SPELLING BEE.  "I prophesy an agreeable ectasy  in perceiving the unparalleled embarrassment of a harassed postilion  while gauging the symmetry of .  potash peeled by a sibyl."  Dictate this sentence and find how  many of your friends will be able  to spell it aright!    -  Ontario Veterinary Colleger  TEMPERANCE ST., TORONTO, CAN.    '  Established 130. taken ovsr by th* . rovlnol*  Government of Ontario, 1008. '  Affiliated with thu UnlTer. ty of Toionto. under tin  control if the Di-pt. uf Agri.ultnre uf Ontario. Collfrt  opens 1st October, 190J. Ourse of study _i'_b<.  thron.h 3 uo'.l __ year.t. FEES i'KR 8K33.0 N |7 S.0_  C������������������lcu<iur en application.  K. A. A. (JKAXGK, V.S., M.S. Prin.ipal.   Dept EL  M0ULT0N COLLEGE  34 Bloor Street East, Toronto.  A high grade Re.rientUl School for Girls,   M  tor the yoar-Kesideut Students, $2_ to $262/  Day Students, $34 to $72.  'collegoheopens Sept, 15. Calendar on applleatU.  MISS CHARLOTTE THRALL. Vice-Principal.  Woodstock College  WOODSTOCK,   ONT.  A rullyf quipped Resident I il School for Boyt ant  Young Men. rreparea for Uuiveralty, Schro'.s st  Science, Bualne* t, Ao. 5_n_ Annual Oalondat  ���������������������������ont on amplication.  A. T. Mac NEIL, B. A., Principal*  AGENT8 WANTED.  We manufacture a line that must positiYsly lie use!  wine ..ro sure of gooi  Tho O. L. D_t1������������������ Co,  by all train.   Agents handling name" -ro sure  remuneration.   Write nt none  802 DovereourtRoad. Toronto.  WANTED-Local and General A_mts-L.k.  f ��������������������������������������������� oral contracts to good men ; apply by  letter.   Continental   Life   fninrance   Coip _������������������/  {Toronto.  food men ; apply  _ _ niarance   C  Corre __>J_i#nce eoafl-Uatlal  FOR  YOVR  GARDEN      PARTY  SECURE  (]Un Entertainer  Hi   I  01 Adelaide St. Wett  VJ I U TORONTO.  Phonos: Long Distance.  Write for terras, otc.  Main 150_. Collie 471:  Ti������������������ GLADSTONE MIMES Limit..  (No Personal Liability)  Montreal River District  Subscription forms and other papers can be had  by applying to.     .  ALEXANDER WARDEN, trehtr,  18 TORONTO STREET, TORONTO.  Publicity  is an alarm clock  frequently awakens a man's  that  con-  AS A LAST RESORT.  Uncle���������������������������"Johnny,   wouldn't  you  nice to be an angel?"  Johnny���������������������������"Not as long as there':;  a show for me to become a baseball pitcher or a circus clown."  Wilson's Fly Pads, the best ol  all fly killers, kill both the flies and  the disease germs.  Nip Disease in thc Bud.���������������������������It is  difficult to eradicate a disease after  it has become seated, therefore it  is wise to take any ailment in its  initial stages and by such remedies  as aro sufficient, stop it in its  courso. Cold is the commonest  complaint of man, and when neglected-leads to serious results. Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil will cure the  severest cold or most violent cough.  WA NTED  If you want to sell property which you own in the  United  States or p A DM .to".n I>'0Pert>' or ���������������������������  Canada such i  biisindsn,   write-us  ������������������tonce for our new nuo-eisful plan of lellins; dlreot.  .   Gl������������������efull>letcripticn of proper*  without conimlsdiun  ty iiiul statti lowest  price    If you vaut to buy ftro.  iii ty,  per ty of any kind in any locifity, write u������������������, st:it:ni  what and where you wish to buy, nnd we will .nd  y.m free our magazine nf choioj larinini tor sale  direetfrom the o*n<jr with nocommimion added.  BUY(  Amorioan Investment Association,  6.8 ilOth At. _*-, Minneapjli . Mian.  OK  (wijrwTftfi _ ampit ACENTS SU.  > USE  WRITE  ,/g? CATALOGUE  Mnl. |3 a Day and entab.  li-h permanent buslnifSoa  eur capital. Our high  cU_ coo li sell oa tight  In every home, are quickly  u ed up ������������������nd iepe.it oiders  come fa _. Exolu&iv* ter  rltory given.  Thk Hume Burn.! C_.,  _,D_pt._6-,_Toroato,_>o|,=__  "Did papa give  George?"    "No;  Look at my eye!"  you    ray hand,  ie gave mo his!  A Domestic Eye Rcmody.  uMurlne Aifords Reliable Eelief to Eyes that Need  J:_re. Try Murine Kye Rataody in Your Eyes  It Soothes Bye 1'aio.  THE BEGINNING.  Willie��������������������������� "Mamma, how do wars  begin?"  Mamma-���������������������������"Well, suppose the Germans haaied down thc British flag  and that the British "  Papa���������������������������"My dear, the Germans  would not "  "Excuse me,  they would "  "No, my dear, who ever heard of  such a thing?"  nob  interrupt������������������������������������������������������y  arc giving    Willie  a  'Pray  do  "But you  wrong idea "  "I'm nol,  sir."  "You are,  madam."  "Don't call uic madam.   I won't  allow you."  call you what I choose."  sorry I ever saw you���������������������������you  are so  "I'll  "I'm  I think Iknow how wars begin,'  broke in Willie.  CONCEIT.  And very often the average man  believes that if he had been born  a woman, he would have been the  prettiest ono in the neighborhood.  PRINTING OFFICE FOB M  The " Rlohmond (Que.) Guardian," In Itt  I3rd Year of Publication.  For very many years tho chief  organ of the Conservative party of  the Eastern . Townships. "The  Guardian"-is an 8-pagc 6-column  paper, and has been conducted by  the present editor without interruption for 50 years, who retires  in consequence of advancing years.  Tho plant is in fair order, and  consists of a moderate stock of news  and job type, 7-horso-powcr engine  and boiler, PecrleBS Gem cutter,  28-in. Campbell power press, medium Gordon (modern), and Liberty  circular and card press, all in perfect order ; three very largo stones,  tables, furniture, tools, addressing  machine, stoves, etc., etc.,  Apply either to  8. FRANK WILSON, Toronto.,  or Vf. E. JONES, Richmond, Que.  WHY DO  So many Institutions.devoted to the higher Edu-  . cation select Bell pianos >    The fact that they use  _ad prefer the Bell is evidence of distinct merit I  One follows professional advice in acquiring an educatioa,  why not follow professional custom in buying Bell pianos?  The only pianos with the Illimitable Quick  Repeating Actioi.  I  Send for (free)   Catalogue No.  75.  Tha BELL PIANO ������������������ Or#������������������n Co., Untile j,     G U E. LP j- (, O NT AI. K__J THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  .!    .  September 16, 1909  WHY  ayite  When you can  build a home to  0 Suit Yourself  7  #    9  Seasoned  Lumber  Always on Hand  also a full line of building ma-  | terial. Estimates cheerfully  I furnished.  izxci  PRO BONO PUBLICO  __  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  Limited  Enderby B. C  eweiry  Watches, Clocks and Jewelry  of all description.  Wedding Rings, Dress Rings,  and Gents' Rings.  Silverware, Ebony Goods, Cut  Glass, Fine China & Optical  Goods always kept in stock.  CHEAPEST HOUSE IN THE OKANAGAN  Before buying elsewhere come and inspect.  Buggy for Sale��������������������������� .50 cash; in  good condition; easy riding.  Robt. Waddell, Enderby.  Wanted��������������������������� Boys and girls to  send for a free sample copy of  Western Life and act as agents  in country districts. Good commission allowed. Address: The  Citizen Printing and Publishing  Co., 2122 Granville St.,Vancouver  T  HE OKANAGAN MERCANTILE AGENCY  ENDERBY, B. C.  Debt Collection Everywhere on straight commission basis.   Bad debts bought for CASH  W. A. DOBSON, Manager  M  ARA-ENDERBY   STAGE  LINE, Leaves Mara every  =Fricl^Tt^Xmrr^turTOli^lM7_������������������  Enderby at 3 p. m.   Round trip,  75c, one way, 50c;   parcels, 25c.  S. D. Hini . Mara.  (Correspondents will ploase be brief and avoid  personalities. The Editor reserves the right to  reject any correspondence or part of correspondence that docs not bear on the question at issue,  or treats the subject in a personal interest rather  than in the interest of tho public. Be brief.  Words do not make thought. Write over n nom  de plume if you wish, but si _n your name also.)  Editor The Enderby Press:  Dear Sir: A few weeks ago a  man was fined in Enderby for  firing a gun within the city limits.  Since that time I have heard  many shots fired in different  parts of the town; in fact, it is  going on all the time, but I do  not hear of any further prosecutions. I should like to ask the  City Police Commissioners why  one man is fined, while others  are allowed to commit the same  offence and go scot-feee?  Yours truly. Justice.  Editor The Enderby Press:  Dear Sir: Where are we at on  the temperance question? The  temperance people of a neighing town were crying loud and  long for the doing away with the  liquor licences of their town. A  worker in the person of Mr. Pol-  son of Vernon, came in and purchased one of the hotels of the  town, being the one which was  run in a very disorderly way,and  where drunkenness was common.  This was done at a cost of $19,-  000, with an additional cost bf  over $3000 for repairs and furnishings, say nothing about cutting  out the liquor licence, which was  known to be worth in dollars and  cents a straight $10,000. A tenant was then secured who kept  an absolutely clean, up-to-date  and orderly house, as the whole  community knew. It therefore  goes without saying that both  owner and tenant expected the  patronage of the so-called temperance people. Did they get it?  No; positively, no! On the contrary the house was shunned by  them. But this was not the limit.  Behold, an august body of Presbyterian preachers visited the  town for convention purposes,  and upon this occasion the Presbyterian preacher of the town  went around among the good  people and secured free bed and  b'oard for these poor preachers.  Now, sir, are these men underpaid that they must needs live in  this cheese-paring way? They  receive from $900 to $1,500 per  annum and generally a free houes  with considerable odds and ends  thrown in. Do the people who  are asked to board them free net  $900 a year from their business?  I trow not. Then what is the  matter?  - ' Oh, wad some power the prif tie gee ua,  'To sec oursels" as ilhers see us."  Yours truly,  A Temperance Worker.  "over-  day without killing him. The  report does not say how badly  the machine was injured.  Congratulations to Enderby  Enderby, here's to you. A city  hall, eh! You have a great deal  more get up to you than we have.  How long, oh, how long are we  going to have our municipal busir.  ness conducted here, there and  everywhere? The Reeve and  Councilors .have absolutely no  comfort when they meet for business. The clerk and treasurer  each give up their private premises for the use of the public, the  constable uses his residence.  There is no concentration whatever. ���������������������������Armstrong Advertiser.  Thank you, Advertiser. Enderby is indeed to be congratulated; but not so much on the  fact that we are to have a city  hall,' as on the fact of our having  had, from the town's inception,  a city clerk who has handled  every detail of the city's business  with the precision and dispatch  customary to be found only in  cities very much larger than Enderby. Mr. Rosoman has the  city's business at his fingers'  ends. Concentration! Well,  yes! He is city clerk and treasurer; tax collector, police magistrate and returning officer; he  frames all of the city by-laws  and is the encyclopedia incarnate  on municipal matters. We pride  ourselves on the fact that we are  about to erect a creditable building in which he may conduct the  city's business.   A mixed carload of Northwest  flour and feed arriving the first  of the week. For further in-,  formation enquire of Walter Robinson, cash grocery and feed  store.    Tenders Wanted���������������������������For plowing  120 acres; .all stubble. Robt.  Waddell, Hazelmere Ranch.  We have a very complete  line of Rubber Accessories  and can assure you that  what you desire can be  found here as well as in  the large city stores.  ���������������������������ftrfffiEVES���������������������������  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff Street Enderby  Departmental Stores  VERNON,   B. C.  Rowboats  Canoes  _3ggSB������������������3S_������������������&__B_SE2S_  Rifles, Ammunition, Tents, Outfits,  Canoes, Boats, Etc.  Full Stock of Boats and Canoes of all kinds  Those who live near the water should not be without a boat of some description.  We have all sizes and styles of Peterborough canoes and rowboats in stock, and can  give you extra good prices delivered at your station.   Write for particulars.  Tents, Blankets, Packs and Outfits Complete  All sizes of tents in stock, and everything required by a hunting party can be shipped without  delay.   We can give you good prices on whatever you require, and fit you out right.  Rifles, Shot Guns and Ammunition of All Kinds.    W. R. MEGAW  FIRST QUALITY ONLY  VERNON  ,f^^m  "QUALITY"  cA"{_- i on onto :_;*���������������������������:Ws  ������������������0   _N  _  We have just completed arrangements with THE  ART TAILORING CO., of Toronto, and have received  three of their new models of Men's Fall Suits. We can  take your measure on the lines of these models and  guarantee a perfect tailor made suit.  Our new line of Boots and Shoes received this  week.   Select your footwear now.  TEN PER CENT, off on Dress Shirts, for 10 days  You can save money by letting us supply your clothing  needs���������������������������this we can prove to your satisfaction in a very  few minutes. ���������������������������   The POLSON MERCANTILE CO.  Limited  Postoffice block Enderby  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits,  $699,969.88  Honorary President, Rt. Hon. LORD STRATIICONA, MOUNT ROYAL, G. C. M. G.  J       President, Hon.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND. K. C. M. G.  Vice-President and General Manager,   SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON, Bart.  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.   A.General Banking Business Transacted   SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT SSSSfaiSSSKtS__eS'������������������_lth  Branches in Okana_an District: Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon Kelowna and Summerland  i. HENDERSON, Esq,, Manager. Vernon A. E. TAYLOR, Manager. Enderby  G. A  Carroll & Co.EK  Eave Troughing and all kinds of Sheet Tin  and Copper work.   Repairing and  Jobbing Work given prompt attention. -  Corner Hudson and Alexander Sts. SALMON ARM  JAMES MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Insurance policy in thc Royal Insurance Co.  of Liverpool, Eng��������������������������� is 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 Assurance) Co,  Royal Insurance Coof Liverpool (Lifodcpt)  Tho London & Lancashire Guarantee &  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK, ENDERBY  Livery������������������Feed Stables  Remember your horse: Feed him well and he'll serve you  right.   Leave  him with us when  you  come  to  town.  EVANS & MACK ENDERBY  PROFESSIONAL  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:, Forenoon, 11 to 12  Afternoon, 4 to 5  Evening, 7 to 8  Sunday, by appointment  Office: Cor. ClifT and George Sts. ENDERBY  R  LINGFORD,  ��������������������������� PHOTOGRAPHER  Studio at Salmon Arm. Will visit Enderby first  week in every month. Thotos on exhibition at  Mrs, Pound's Restaurant.  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block. Enderby,B.C.  F.  V. MOFFET  ELECTRICIAN  AH kinds of   Electrical  Work   and   Installing  promptly attended to  _  _  Enderby, B. C.


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