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 Enderby, B. C., September 2 _, 1909  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  -^���������������������������������������������~_KS--_-_-1 _r_     __i������������������    i������������������i_i _������������������.-^._it_hihi    ii mi  ii^  Vol. 2; No. 30; Whole No. 82  I  XZXTT  XX  >o<  ENDERBY NEWS BOILED DOWN-WHAT'S DOING ALONG THE SPALLUMCHEEN  zxx.  33XZ3:  <zx  Mr. and Mrs. IL W.. Wright  lefton Monday for the Seattle  fair.  S. Poison was called to Winnipeg Monday by the death of his  sister.   '.  Enderby promises to "turn out,  big to the Armstrong fair next  ' week.      ":   . -;_ {.:  A. V. Steeple, 'colporteur for  the Canadian . Bible Society, is  stopping at A. M. Bairds. .  The Ladies Aid of Hullcar have  postponed the Harvest Festival.  Date will be published later.   "  Mrs. Chas. Ei Strickland has  returned from Vernon hospital,  much improved in general health.  Peter Greyell is erecting a neat  cottage on his Knight-street  property, just west of-Belvedere;  Several settlers came to Enderby Wednesday looking for land.  They are looking into-the merits  of the Mabel Lake district.  After enjoying a week's outing-  with his'-bro th'ers/and parents 'of  Deep Creek,, Jno.. -W. Gorle returned to Fernie Wednesday.  The - Deloys  gave a splendid  performance in K. P. Hall Saturday evening.   They promise to  ..give a return performance next  week.'  Robt. Waddell reports . the  heaviest wheat yield in the district. . From 18 acres of spring  wheat he harvested 58 bushels to  the acre.  Rev. Mr. Trafton preached in  the Methodist church Sunday  evening, and Rev. Mr. Akin  in the Presbyterian church Sunday morning. .  .Found r__On.the_,rail^y track,  not be exercised in this,m'atter.  Because so little care is shown,  many have put out "no shooting"  signs on their farms.  Robt. Bailey, after two years  of fighting to get the case into  court, was granted a divorce by  Justice Morrison, of Vancouver,  last week. He returned from  Seattle and the' coast" cities yesterday morning, ^ with a- smile  mellowed by the Seattle spirit.  The reinforced concrete residence under construction by Mr.  things he can in the hope of tickling the weather clerk into prolonging the Indian summer to  enable the, completion of the  building this fall.  A correspondent asked through  these columns last week why the  Police Commissioners did not see  that the city by-laws were enforced. Don't know. These are  the gentlemen: G. R. Lawes, A.  Fulton and Geo. Bell.  _Ask them.-  Miss E. Pauline Johnson,.the  Mohawk poet-entertainer, assist  F.V. Moffet.is proceeding slowly, led by Miss Lucy  Webling and  Mr.-^Mqffet is*saying all the good' Mr. Walter McRaye, .will appear  in K. of P. Hall, Friday evening,;  Oct. 8th, This is the farewell  tour of these popular entertainers  as they break up the Johnson-  McRaye. Company soon after,  Miss Johnson to retire to take up  journalism, and. Miss Webling,  who was married last week in  .Vancouver, to Mr. 1 McRaye, to"  join her husband in a vaudeville,  sketch, which they will produce  in Enderby. ��������������������������� ._ ���������������������������<. L  Other municipalities have their  troubles. The Western Municipal  News says: ;"In most municipalities it is the custom to appoint a  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  Published every Thursday at Enderby, the Gate-Way ot the famous Ckanagan, Land of the Dig 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.     WALKER  Sunday, Sept. 13, a pair of spec  tacles. Call on F. V. Moffet,  prove property and pay for this  advertisement.  Manager Taylor has greatly  beautified the grounds of his  home. The season's growth of  flowers and vines has added inestimably to the landscape.  Postmaster Harvey is planing  a Northern Okanagan show window at the postoffice where he is  prepared to place on exhibition  samples of the good things the  district can produce.  There will be few occupiers of  homes in Enderby this winter  who will be without the electric  light. The service is excellent,  the A. R. Rogers Co. sparing no  pains to keep the plant in perfect  order.  Harry Preston's little boy and  baby sister were playing in the  yard with an axe last Friday,  with the result jth'at the baby is,  now one finger short. The little  one was hurried to Dr. Keith,  and the wound dressed.  A London despatch states that  the late Sir Arthur Stepney,  "formerly of Enderby, B. C,"  left $77,000 to his daughter,  Catherine. Miss Stepney and her  mother, it is reported, will come  to Enderby in the near future.  The shooting season has come  and with it' complaints of many  ranchers of the careless shooting  by hunters.   Too much care can-1  Advertising rates on application.   Subscription, one year, $2; six months, ������������������1  "A blue pencil mark here indicates that lyour subscription, is. past due, =  and the editor would like to retain your name on the roll of honor. ;  Address all communication's to��������������������������� THE WALKER PRESS. Enderby, B. C.  Pa'says: "I grow weary with men that proclaim the evil,1  the wickedness,'the perfidy and the.unregenerate condition  of this splendid world of man.['  ;  FROM ONE MAN'S POINT OF VIE Wi  ^-^x_  IN another part of this paper we reproduce  ah article- from the Saturday Sunset  setting forth by Brace's virile pen some  Views on priestly bumptiousness and inquisitorial zeal. Read it. The reference  therein -to. Walker's Weekly, bvjhereyer^  end gentleman in question, and to the  "ijnaginings'. of its editor, is quite in line  with the general policy of that class of  God's servants who do not know and are  blind to reason. It is not new. We have  been up against it before. But in this instance the holy father is either deplorably  ignorant of what he is, talking, about or  does not care and prefers to run a priestly  bluff on Bruce/ After the kind, fatherly  talk pur friend Bruce has given him, the  bumptious holy father will have to conclude  that his bluff didn't stick.  We are not seeking a controversy with  this Catholic priest. It is his privilege to  remain blind to actual conditions if he finds  comfort in blindness. But what was stated  in this paper with reference to the priestly  influence in keeping our Indians in darkness, and which the reverend gentleman of  telephony connection objects to, was and  is absolutely true. We have an Indian reserve at our front door, and we of Enderby  know. One would have to be blinder than  the proverbal bat���������������������������as blind as a priest���������������������������  not to see the iniquitous operation of the  Indian law. Its educational feature is a  farce. The Indians are infinitely worse off  today than they were before they were  given over to the priest. And is the priest  entirely to blame ior this? No, but lack of  education and elevating influence is. And  the responsibility for this rests with the  priest, since the law gives him control.  We are told by some t who -think they  know, that: the British. Columbia Indians  arebeyond-redemption.   Thisi^purerion-:  sense, -bom of" ignorance.   Give'm& Indian1  a chance before, condemning Him. -"��������������������������� Forty,  years ago the parents of the .writer, were  working for the government among the  B. C. Indians. We were not on the ground  at the time and cannot speak authoritatively  but if half what we have heard is. true,  the Indian children made apt scholars in  school, and the Indians, when the right, in?  fluences were brought to bear, responded  readily to the higher attributes in man.  To take from the Indian his natural religion and thrust upon him a religion of penance with dollar-and-cent penalties, is to  drive out of him his innate goodness andjput  jnto him sloth, cunning, deception.   This  we havedone, aM^we^blame^the^ridianr^  From personal observation on the Lapwai  reservation, prior to its being bought by  the U. S. government from the Nez Perce  Indians, and from a slight knowledge of  the Kamaiis, a neighboring tribe, we are  convinced of the great possibilities of our  Indians under proper conditions. Give  them government" schools and an- open  church on the reserves; give them a resident Indian agent on each reserve whose  heart has some of the milk of human kindness left; buy from them the land they  cannot use, paying them all it is worth;  give to the head of each Indian family a  sum sufficient to buy for him horses and  implements to enable him to work the land  he keeps, and place the balance in a reserve  fund out of reach of the priestly-imposed  penalties, and subject only to the check of  the Indian reservation agent endorsed by  the head of the Indian Department, and  we shall, in a measure at least, have overcome the Indian problem.  We of British Columbia, and especially of  the Okanagan, where so much of the land  is tied up in these useless reserves, cannot  afford to longer submit to this imposition.  If the Indians are to be our neighbors, we  must, if for no other reason than self-preservation,  demand that they shall be given educational and  proper administrative facilities on each reserve.  It is our duty to see that the Indians get, and are  permitted to keep, what rightly belongs to them.  His holiness to the contrary; notwithstanding.  *- ���������������������������"*_���������������������������>;  ���������������������������j-. : ..01  ,   .'-'-,���������������������������-.  -.   .    'i'\-3 '  ' ������������������������������������������������������;-r- .>_  -.- "':.V.  '/>.-_. I  i      f... . , ���������������������������  local physician as health, officer  oh a paltry salary, as jf the position carried no duties or respon-',  sibilities, and /in some way this  officer soon comes to realize that  the less he does for His salary the  better satisfaction he will give to  the community."  .. Since most of our city, by-laws  act by "antithesis," it has been  suggested by the black angel that"  laws be - enacted forbidding the,"  cutting of bull thistles along the  streets and on"'vacant-lots; the  riding of bicycles any place but,  on the sidewalk, and making it a  criminal offence, to  work; more;  than ten minutes at a time, for  the city, without.stopping to rest  and talk it over.. V /'".._  \ Here is a job for the Vernon  Board of  Trade:    A  despatch  published in a London daily say:!  '.'A despatch from Vernon, Vani';  couyer Island; /B. C;, reports :.ay  disastrousfire.which occurred at;  a hotel on the shore.0/ the lake?''-.  After;vthe  PearyrCook ������������������Contro-  xyersyj'about ..^  they mightT^be "engaged td:16cate "    v "*'*  Vernon. -". / -; -.:..;;   " ;"-. ���������������������������'--  ' ��������������������������� .The Columbia', Flouring .Mills-  resumed grinding this week af ter -  a. prolonged..shut-down-for the  season's repairs.     During  the7  shut-down a concrete foundation  was put under the  entire mill,  new blowers and purifiers were/,  installed, and the'plant through-J  out put into first-class ��������������������������� cohditionx-  for a heavy season's operations.'  Manager Moffet hopes this season  will be sufficiently suecessful'as.  to warrant the company'increasing the capacity next seasonjto.  500 barrels a day. . The product  of this mill is heralded through-  _out B. _C. __In__the__Alberni, .News-;,  we notice a _ local merchant uses  half a page to tell the merits of  "Moffet's Best" at $1.95 a sack. '  In Enderby v/e get it for $1.65..  It is a home product, boost-it!  Five arc lights have been added *  about the lumber mill and it is  now quite as light as day while  themill is in operation;- Man--  ager Stevens is ��������������������������� bringing" to"  greater perfection daily his plan  of operation, and next season he  will run a night and day shift.  He has two camps already cutting in the company's berths,  and will start two more as he can  secure the men. It is the intention to make the season's cut 20  millions instead of 12 millions as  it has been in the past. The outlook for next season is vvery  bright and the market for this  season's cut will take it all.' Cars  are now plentiful and lumber is  moving as rapidly as they can be  filled. Mr. Stevens predicts that  we shall have in Enderby the  most substantial and progressive  town in the Valley.  And the Next Day it Snowed  Isn't this  glorious ^weather?  Hunt the world over and it could -  not be beaten.   May it long continue.���������������������������Prince Bupert Empire.  It is said that in Canada there  are no editors or printers in jail.  This is a tribute to their cleverness or morality. u.<_. _> *��������������������������� _>.������������������-n_; *__. _ *___*..  tV_Ivi^TT������������������-:K^^E1������������������4??S^Si*'W^*Srt"'������������������.  T^r^^rJt^-v_r,:a*T_.TrTs:rtri trir^-T^r-  ^i_^2l  f*^i4K>. C>^04<>.-0 .-O .-0+04^-^  ABOUT THE HOUSE"  ':     SEASONABLE RECIPES.  Cream of Beet Soup.��������������������������� Jl<jil till  tender five good sized beets; while  hot. .skin, und chop fine. Simmer  .in a quart of rich milk till they .'ire  pulpy. Si rain, season, and thicken  like any cream .soup. Serve with  ���������������������������a spoon of whipped cream in each  plate.  .Boiled Cucumbers.���������������������������Pure and remove .seeds from two nit'dium sized  cucumbers. Cut in eighths lengthwise. . Cook slowly (ill tender in  boiling salted water. Drain and  reheat in sauce made of one tablespoonful each of butter and flour,  three-fourths cupful chicken stock,  four 'tablespoonfuls of cream, one  tejaspoonful of lemon juice, salt  spoon salt, dash of pepper. Serve  en toast.  Cherry Pic.���������������������������A delicious pie is  made of cherries and stewed pineapple. A can of pineapple, a quart  cf cherries, one-half cupful of sugar  and the juice of a lemon made tne  Cling for two large pies.  Fried Corn.���������������������������A good luncheon or  cupper dish is made from any cold,  {boiled corn, which has been left  over from dinner. Cut the corn  cti the cob.   Heat t^"1*' cri";'!  Directions���������������������������Chop the celery, pep  pers, and tomatoes together, the:  m,i_ all the ingredients and boi.  slowly one and a half hours. Thi:  will be found delicious wit! am  kind of meat and will keep .���������������������������ell'ii  sealed up in. bottles with paraflir.  incited over the cork.  Canned    Asparagus.���������������������������Select   thc  best "grasr'' in  away the outer  ie jars, cutting fn .1  Arrange thc stalks  can as compactly a.  he market. Scrape  woody skin,   wash  ust  aiul  grit,   and  cut  .add enough butter to fry the com  your spicier and  ;o  alt  Add thc corn and season with  and a little pepper.  Pears���������������������������A New Way.���������������������������When canning pears in the summer use a  rich syrup. Before scaling add five  whole cloves and if brandy i.s not  objected to one teaspoonful to each  jar. When wanted in the winter  open and turn into glass bowl. Add  one teaspoonful of best almond extract and stir gently. Set on ice  for two hours. Servo with whipped cream.  New Way of Cooking Peas.���������������������������A  delicious way of cooking peas is to  take the outside leaves of lettuce  and Jay them in the bottom of the  Eauce pan, then put the peas on  top of them and gradually bring  them up to a boil. The juice from  the lettuce leaves is sufficient to  cook them without the aid of water  <md gives them a delicious flavor.  Cook them on a slow fire. Before  nerving them put a piece of butter  en top of the peas about the size  of a nutmeg.  Pineapple Shortcake.���������������������������Make a  rich biscuit dough crust extra short  bake in a sheet or round, fully an  inch thick. Split while hot and  butter generously, spreading the  ���������������������������top generously with grated pineapple.    Serve without cream.  Dandelion Wine.���������������������������To one gallon  of dandelion blossoms add one lemon, one orange peeled and chopped iinc. Pour onc^gallon of boiling wafer over this and allow to  drain twenty-four hours; add one  cake compressed yeast and two  pounds "0"' sugar to one gallon  of juice. Allow to ferment and  then clear with 5 cents' worth of  icing; glass lo each gallon.  Tomatoes Until Christmas.���������������������������Procure perfect green tomatoes, cut  fresh from the vines, about an inch  .from���������������������������the_ tomato, -lea vin g^a_Jittl c^  f; ec from  lo lengths of t  lhe tips down,  evenly in each  possible, fill with coid water, adjust new rubbers and screw down  lightly. 'Place the Ailed cans in a  toiler. Protect from breaking by  heat or by touching each othci  with wisps of hay. Fill with cold  water lo within half an inohoof  cover. Bring slowly to boiline  point, then boil without ceasing for  three hours, renewing water from  time to time as it evaporates. Unscrew thc covers and from a boiling Ica-kcttlc fill the cans to overflowing. Seal the cans at once as  tightly as possible and pour boiling water over them 11 ni il the cans  are all immersed.   Boil for another  YOUNQ  FOLKS  hour  dry  for 1  dark  corn  way.  , remove, tighten covers, wipe  with towel, and invert to test  eakage. When cool place in a  , dry place. Peas, beans, and  may be put   up in the same  THE SEWING ROOM.  Shirtwaists.���������������������������One often wants a  particularly fresh shirtwaist for an  unexpected occasion. 1 learned  from a laundress thai; I need not  wait for it to dvy after being  washed. It can be rinsed, dipped  in thin cold starch, wrapped, in a  towel, and put through thc clothes  wringer and ironed at once. The  starch will not stick, and the result is entirely satisfactory.���������������������������S. B.  ><_><>C^I)_^XKM><K>CK>00___N  t  L  c  <  J  -������������������eoo_<_<sx>oi>ooo__oo9'  A MATCH STORY.  Phil tried two matches before hc  .uccecded in getting one to burn.  '"I do wish avc had some decent  Hatches!"  he  exclaimed.  "Decent matches!'' laughed  grandma, whose lamp Phil was  .ighting. "1 wonder what you would  Jiink of the very first matches 1  {an remember, or, better still, of  <A\e first your grandmother's mothei  'used. J have heard her tell about  ."���������������������������hem, and I don't believe that lamp  .vould be lighted now if you had haci  to use one of them. Vou would still  jo clown on the hearth lighting youi  natch ; ...at is, if there wasn't any  Ire in the fireplar. that you couki  isc."  "Jf there wasn't* any fire J couki  ���������������������������.ise ?'"' repeated Phil, in a puzzler;  r.one.     "Why  should  1  need    an,.  'ortingly. Then they both laughed  ;o think how times have changed.*  "I was quite a girl," continued  grandma, "when we had out first  friction-matches, matches that light  by scratching on a rough surface,  [ mean. I am afraid you would  .ot have thought them 'decent  Hatches,' but I thought them very  .vonderful. They would not strike  .vith a little easy scratching on tho  jottom of your shoe or the under  ���������������������������ide of a table; instead it took a  very rough surface, and wc had to  ���������������������������cratch hard. We used sand-paper,  .'olded two rough surfaces together,  leld the paper tight, and drew thc  natch between the layers. And for  ill that, we thought these matches  -0 fine that it never occurred to us  hat our grandchildren _ould pos-  ibly havo anything better."  "Well,"  said  Phil,  laughing,  as  he supperbell sounded,    "perhaps  hose new parlor-matches of yours  re  pretty    decent,   after , all."���������������������������-  Youth's Companion.  INTO WORLD OF FICTION  THESE MEN ENTERED  MANY ROUTES.  RYl  Writers Who at First Chose Different   Careers���������������������������Many   Were  Journalists.  When  Press  -After  iihe  strength  stitching  down a scam press with a hot iron,  and if no seam board be at hand  .t is useful to know that a rolling  pin wrapped in a clean cloth, will  answer the purpose equally as well.  When pressing scams in heavy material do not run iron along thc  seams as in ordinary ironing. Put  iron down with considerable  and after holding it there  a moment lift it up and put ia down  again a little farther along. In this  way thc scam will not be pushed or  pulled out of shape.  To Retain Color.���������������������������Five cents  worth of sugar of lead crystalc dis-  s< Ivcd in a pailful of water makes  a solution which fixes the tones of  pinks, blues, and lavenders. Thc  fabrics should remain in thc sugar  of lead bath about a half an hour  <"r so before going to thc suds. Vinegar is good for reviving colors.  Mending Table Linen.���������������������������A neat-  way to mend a hole in table linen  is to darn it with linen threads off  jn. old tablecloth. It will look much  neater than a patch sewed on. It  is advisable to keep a piece of a  discarded tablecloth in the mending basket for that purpose.  ft em. "Wipe dry and wrap each ono  in paper, separately. Pack in a  box and keep in a dark corner of  thc  cellar.  Cherry Salad.���������������������������A split banana on  a lettuce leaf, half a dozen cherries, sprinkle with blanched peanuts, and served with tho above  dressing is a refreshing and pretty  salad.  BERRY RECIPES.  Blackberry Cordial.���������������������������Eight boxes of blackberries. Put in porcelain kettle, cover with cold water,  and simmer two hours. Strain  through.colander_;,add..onc-cup-su-  CANNIXG AND PRESERVING.  Fruit Canning Helps.���������������������������Wring a  clot ii out of cold water; set 3 .Hilars on it and you can fill them with  hoi fruit without danger of breaking. When your jars arc full and  ready to 'seal run a knife hlado  around Ihe _ides and it will let out  _:iiy air tliat may be left.  Crape Shrub.���������������������������Twelve pounds of  grapes, two quarts of water, five  ounces tartaric or citron acid, then  p<!.ur water over grapes and mash  them. Add the acid, cover with a  plate to keep grapes under water,  then let stand forty-eight hours,  and strain through a flannel bag.  Add one and one-half pints of granulated sugar to-each pint of juice;  stir till sugar i.s dissolved, then bottle and cork tight, but do not seal.  Keep in a cool place. When serv-  thrce tablespoon-  gar to every quart of juice; put in  a small muslin bag with cinnamon  bark and whole cloves and a small  grated nutmeg. Simmer two more  hours aud when cold add brandy,  cupful  at a  time,  lo  suit taste.  Gooseberry Catsup.���������������������������Five pounds  ot gooseberries, two and one-half  pounds of sugar, J3oil down until  as thick as apple butter. Add cinnamon and cloves to" taste, "a pincli  of salt, and one pint of vinegar.  Strain through a fine sieve and bottle.  ire to light a match ?   I'd strike it.  "But the match   . .ulrin't strike  it wasn't made so it could," replied  j; ran dm a.  Phil put away thc broken .nd  burned matches, picked up the bip  \ngora cat, and settled himself ii.  1 big chair. "Jf you'll tell about  he matches that wouldn't strike,'  he said, in his most persuasive tone,  "I won't fuss to-morrow night if !  lave to try three."  Grandma smiled and closed hei  book.  "You couldn't strike them. Phil,  because they were not tipped with  anything that would light from  'scratching it. Think of a match  ���������������������������..ix inches long! That was the way  th_y. were made and there wt-s  nothing but sulphur put on for ihr.  tip."  "What good were they if they  wouldn't  strike?"   asked   Phil.  "Oh,   a great deal,"     answered  his   grandmother.      "If   you    had  some fire on  hand you could light  a  'spjnk,'   as    they  called    them,  very quickly, for sulphur blazes in  a twingling;  and you could carry  your  match  from   lamp ..to    lamp,  instead of bringing the lamps    or  candles to the lire.   Of course there-  are other things that light as quickly as sulphur.    P.per does;     but  burnig paper isn't very pleasant to  handle.    The way  in  which  these  matches  were  most useful, was  in  lighting new fires, I think.   People  tried to keep fire on hand in those  days, when a new fire was so hard  to kindle, hut if a new one had to  be lighted it was" a pretty fine thing  to be able to use one of these spunks  that you think were no good. .   To  g. t  a  spark  from   flint  and   steel  was no little trouble, and then this  spark must be caught in a tinder-  box���������������������������a box full of stuff that would  kindlo easily,  mut not blaze,  stuff  like���������������������������like���������������������������rugs,"  ^_e added,  with  a meaning smile.  Phil understood. Only that morning he forgot to put up the brass  fender, and a spark from the open  fire had left a little round hole in  granJma's hearth-rug. How sorry  he had been!  "Now if you had wanted some  new~fi_e7  -*-  MIGRATION OF RATS.  Marches of Rodents Observed  Various Countries.  In nearly all countries a seasonal  aovement of rats from houses and  >arns to the open fields occurs in  .pring, and the return movement  akes place as cold weather ap-  >roaclies. The movement is noticeable even in large cities.  More general movements of rats  /ften occur.    In  190'. a multitude  A migrating rats spread over several  counties  of   western   Illinois,  /or several years prior to this in-  /asion no abnormal numbers were  -.oen, and their coming was remarkably sudden.   An eyewitness to the  phenomenon informed    the    writer  :hat as  hc was    returning to  his  ionic by moonlight he heard a general  rustling in thc field near by,  :ind soon a vast army of rats crossed  _hc road in front of him, all going  m one direction.   The mass stretched away as far as could be seen  i.r  the  dim  light.    These animals  remained on thc farms and in the  villages of the surrounding country,  .ind during the winter and summer  cf 190-1 were a veritable plague.   A  local  newspaper    stated    that  between'March 20 and April 20, 1904,  P.. U. Montgomery of Preemption,  Mercer county, killed 3,435 rats on'  his farm.   He caught most of them  in  traps.  In 1S77 a similar migration occurred into parts of Saline and  Lafayette counties, Mo., and in  190-1 another came under the writer's observation in Kansas River  Valley. This valley for the most  part was flooded by the great freshet of June, 1903, and for about ten  days was covered with several feet  of water.    It is certain that most  -_���������������������������-  low two or  'shrub to a  ice water,  dainty and  refresh  ing a I  fills 0  This  makes  ing drink.  Spiced Celery.���������������������������Fifteen, ripe tomatoes, five bunches of celery, two  cupfuls of sugar, one and a half  cupfuls of vinegar, one tablespoonful of salt, one teaspoonful of mustard, one teaspoonful of ground  cloves, one teaspoonful of ground  allspice, one teaspoonful of ground  .iiinamon, one teaspoonful of celery, nnd one good sized red popper.  SUMMER COMPLAINTS  ; . DEADLY TO LITTLE ONES  At the first sign of illness during  the hot weather months give the  little ones Baby's Own Tablets, or  in a few hours the child may bo beyond cure. These Tablets will prevent summer complaints if given  occasionally to the'well.child,- and  will promptly cure these troubles  if they come unexpectedly. For  tins reason Baby's Own Tablets  should always be kept in every  home where there are young chil-  Mrs. P. Laroche, Les Fonds.  says:���������������������������"Last summer my  suffered severely from sto-  and bowcLtroubles, but tho  prompt administration of Baby's  Own Tablets brought him through  splendidly." Sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.   _���������������������������   Mrs. Squall���������������������������"Why do you always  go out on thc balcony when I begin  to sing1? Can't you bear to listen  lo me." Mr.. Squall���������������������������"It isn't  that; but I'don't want the neighbors to take y.* for a wife beater."  drcn.  Que.,  baby  mach  ma went on to say,  "and had put the sulphur tip of a  spunk down on that little burning  spot, puff! you would have had a  blazing match. Soon tho wood of  the match have caught, and you  would have had a new fire started.  Think how much easier than to  blow and blow to coax thc burning  tinder to light a piece of wood.  "People thought   these - matches  wonderful    helps,    even      if   you  couldn't strike them; but they did  not have to use them a great while,  because somebody thought of something better.   I can just remember  the next kind.    They were lipped  with  sulphur  and  something else,  but those, too, could not be lighted  by scratching them.   People lighted  them "by dipping them in a bottle.  Strange  way    to    light a    match,  wasn't it?  That bottle was the most  mysterious 'thing    in  the    whole  house to me.    It  .vas    filled   -with  asbestos.    You know what asbestos  is, don't you?: That queer kind of  rock that is so veiy stringy and will  soak up water or oilor any other  liquid ?   This asbestos wos soaked in  sulphuric acid,  a strong    chemical  that made the match tip blaze when  it touched it.    I always wanted to  watch  when  my  father lighted  a  match.   Down went the match into  the bottle.   Just as soon as it touched the wet rock, fizz 1 we had a light.  The first of these matches we had  I've heard   my   mother   say   cost  twenty-five cents for eighty-four."  Phil gasped, as he thought of a  time in the year when he wanted  lots and lots of matches.    "I never  could have saved money for a good  Fourth if I'd had to buy   my   own  matches," he said, with a sigh.  "You could have pieced out a  match or two with a slowraatch of  rotten wood," said grandma, com  et thc rats in the valley perished  in this flood. In the fall of 1903  much of the.districfc was visited by  hordesof rats, which remained during the winter, and by the following spring had so increased in numbers that serious losses of grain and  poultry resulted.  No doubt the majority of thc so-  called migrations of rodents are in  reality instances of unusual repro-  _! ire ti0. r_"fr=_'f "^e"ii" fOTc.dnmi gfa t;i cuf  owing to lack of foid. In England  a general movement of rats inland  from the coast occurs every October. This is closely connected with  thc closing of thc herring season.  During the fishing tho rodents  swarm to the coast, attracted by  the offal left from cleaning thc herring, and when this food supply  fails they hasten back to thc farms  and villages.  In South America periodic  plagues of rats have taken place  in Parana, Brazil, at intervals 'of  about thirty years, and in Chile at  intervals of from fifteen to twenty  five years  cultivated  and decay of the dominant species  cf bamboo in each country/The  ripening of the seed furnishes for  two or more years a favorite food  for rats in the forests, where the  animals multiply greatly; when  this food fails they are forced to  the cultivated-districts for subsistence. In' 1878 almost the entire  crops of corn, rice and mandioca  in the State of Parana were destroyed by rats, causing a serious  famine.  An invasion of black rats in the  Bermuda Islands occurred about  the year 1615. In a spa������������������.e of two  years they had increased so alarmingly that none of the islands was  free from them. The rodents devoured everything which came in  their way���������������������������fruit, plants, and even  trees���������������������������so that for two years the  people were destitute of bread. A  law was passed requiring every man  in the. islands to set twelve traps.  In spite of all efforts the animals  increased, until they finally disappeared with a suddenness which  could have resulted only from a pestilence.  These   plagues in the  lands follow the ripening  Robert Louis Stevenson was originally a lawyer. He was called to  the Scottish Bar in 1875.  Sir Waller Besant started life as  ft professor at the. Royal College,  Mauritius. He embraced his later  profession by a sort of accident in  collaboration with the late James  Rice.  Grant Allen was at first a public  school teacher in England; and  then he went to Jamaica to fill. a<  professor's chair in the Government College. This phase, of his  career reminds one of Sir Walter  Besant's start in liie. !  J. M. Barrie, the famous short- {  story writer, novelist and play-  in wright, after taking his M.A. degree:  at Edinburgh, in 1882, became a.  journalist, and his brilliant articles  on Scottish life and manners first,  brought him into notice.  PORTALS OF JOURNALISM.  Many other novelists entered tho  world of fiction through thc portals,  of journalism. Among the rnoro  prominent of these, were William  Black, B. L. Farjeon, Rudyard  Kipling and David Christie  Murray. j  William Black be.ame a journalist1'  tome three years before he wrote,  his first novel, which brought him!  prominently into notice. Previous  to'entering journalism it is said that  his a-mbition was to become an'  artist. ��������������������������� [  B. L. Farjeon started in life as a.  journalist in Now Zealand, editing.  _ paper out there. Charles Dick-.'  ens is credited with - discovering'  that Farjeon possessed considerable'  talent as a novelist, and according-;'  ly he came to England, and he has'  heen engaged in.turning out novel  after novel with more or less suc~i  ccos ever, since. ._���������������������������..���������������������������;_        " ��������������������������� . -  KIPLING AS EDITOR.      ;\  Rudyard Kipling was also at.one.-  time   an, editor,   or rather   sub-'  editor, sub-editing, as hc did, one,  of the most important of   India's  newspapers. ' . , - !  David Christie Murray had a hard ���������������������������  struggle to commence    with,    but  when tho Russo-Tui-kish war broke',  out, he went to thc scene of action  as the special war correspondent of:  the Times and Scotsman.   Later-on ������������������������������������������������������  he turned novelist, and thc   great  success  which attended his efforts  in this direction shows that fiction .  was his true forte. ���������������������������    ���������������������������  G. A. Henty, thc famous, writer j.  of stories for boys,^was also in his j*  time a war correspondent, and smelt,;  powder in several important wars.'  Thomas Hardy who excels in his.  delineations of   Wcssex   life   and.  manners, and whose tragic   novel,  "Toss     of     the     D'Urbervilles,"  created such a sensation when    ifc.,  was published, started in life as an  Iff_ hi trs c tpan d^ th e^h6 u s c=i if" w h i c If^  he lives, at' Dorchcstci,  was built-  from his own designs.  HALL CAINE'S SUCCESS.  Hall Cainc was also an architect,  in early life.    Later on he took to  journalism.    Then  hc brought out.  his first novel, which proved a success,' and since then he has devoted,  himself entirely to novelistic work  Y.nd play writing," having proved n$~.  successful in the   one    as in   tho.  other.  Clark Russell, one of thc great-,  est living writers of the sea, spent,  most of his youth in a seafaring;  life, which accounts for his wonderful knowledge of all matters maritime, and shows that ho writes,  about with which he is thoroughly  acquainted.        .  Rider Haggard, who   is another-  of our   "tip-top"  novelists,  began  as a barrister, but after his great. ���������������������������  hit with "King Solomon's Mines"  became briefless���������������������������from choice,    of"  course.  It'will be seen from the foregoing  summary that journalism,  in    the-  majority of cases,  was the    royal.,  road to novel writing.  .*_  SOME CONSOLATION.  "Madam,"   shrieked the excited':  individual, "your husband has been  hurt and they  are  bringing    him.  home in an ambulance now." ;  ���������������������������  'Are his injuries fatal?"    asked-,  his wife. j  "No.    But his leg is broken."    [  "Well,"   replied     the     woman,  "that is one night, I suppose, that,  he will be home to supper _n tim*."''  A  __  I  t.  _  <_  _  Better a good paying job than  low salaried position. /  $  FROM BONNIE SCOTLAND  NOTES    OF    INTEREST    FROM  IIEll BANKS AND BRAES.  What is Going Ou in the Highland*  aud Lowlands of Auld  Scolia.      <"  Glasgow at Jasfc term showed a  decrease of fittings of about 3,000.  Tho primo minister- has agreed to  received the freedom of Glasgow.  There are said to be still several  places in Scotland that arc not  roller skating crazy.  A "runaway" fair was held at  Dumfr'ies'rcccntly. The attendance  was the largest foi .years.  Stirling school board has purchased a mail cart to enable a  cripple girl to attend school.  The new lifting bridge across thc  Union Canal at Fountainbridge,  Edinburgh, was opened recently.  William Metcalf who composed  the famous hunting song, "John  Pe<cl," is dead in Glasgow, aged 80  years.'  Mr. A. Cochran, fishing in Loch  Lomond recently, caught a beautiful fresh run salmon weighing 10  pounds. ��������������������������� " .  Paisley folk- are pleased with  their civic rulers. On the upkeep  of the roads this year $450 is to be  ���������������������������ayed:   .  Considerable progress has been  made in the construction of the  new waterworks for Port Glasgow  ������������������t Harelaw.    . c  Paisley thinks it does fairly well  -towards .the* teaching profession,-  when tt expends a sum of $162,500  in salaries. <   -  The proposed internal alterations  on the    Municipal    Buildings ' at  Glasgow, are estimated to cost from  * '������������������3J)00 to ������������������4,200.  The county of Stirling is for the  rear 1909-1910 to receive $68,440 for  local district education funds from  the Government.  'A monster demonstration of * the  unemployed took place in Glasgow.  The presence of- a large body .of  police kept.things quiet.  -Hamilton town council propose  erecting at Low Waters, a. public  library, recreation room and public  baths at a cost of $30,000:  * Moffat Town Council will employ  the "Glerifield Company, '.Kilmarnock, tp.scrape the six-inch water  tnain from "Granton to Howslack.  J Not very far from Stirling,  masons are said to be working for  11 cents an hour, and glad to get it,  though IS cents'is the union wage.  A ten-year-old girl in Glasgow  was badly burned by her dress  ���������������������������catching Are while she was sitting  On the fender beside an otherwise  unguarded fire.  Kilmalcolm is- housing visitors  from far distant part of the world.  Brazil, Barcelona and Hong Kong  tav������������������ all sent representatives for  the mooorland "cure." '  A Glasgow man who had the  pluck to place a blackmailing letter  In the hands of the police had the  comfort of knowing that the clever  "Write ^got^twelve^months'imprisorf^  ment.  Patrick Town Council have abolished a committee to confer with  Glasgow Corporation as to the  terms in which the two fire brigades  ���������������������������hould render each other assistance  in emergencies.  Daniel Brown, employed at Car-  rongrovo Paper Works, when cleaning :near - a - dynamo, - accidently  touched a live wire and was elcc-  'trocutcd.     Death was instantane-  Ho was 64 years of age.  a motion providing that^in future  all teachers engaged by the Board  should be total abstainers, but on  a division the previous question  was carried. A proposal to abolish  home lessons also negatived.    _  Lady Jacoby, of Glasgow, has just  conveyed the intelligence to the  Kitehen Committee _.of the House  of Commons, in reply to a letter of  condolence, that Sir James Jacoby  has bequeathed ������������������100 as the nucleus  of a fund ci.t of which those who  are attached to the kitehen staff of  the House of Commons may be re-  iievod in necessitous circumstances  A lady cyclist had a narrow escape  at Kirkintilloch. She was coming  down from 'Townhead, and had  reached the canal bridge as it was  about to be raised to let a boat  past. The bridge is raised in two  halves, and the lady had cycled  upon one of thc halves when the  other half was raised. She threw  herself from the bicycle, which fell  through the gap into the canal, but  was afterwards recovered. The  cyclist was unable to proceed for  some time.as the result of shock.  At Barrhead, a man who had been  formerly in the employ of a travelling circus, was charged with" loitering with intent to commit a-  crime. He made the following  speech:���������������������������"If, I cannot get work I  can only live by begging or stealing. The Preston magistrate told  me I was an enemy of society.  Well, if society will not give ine  work,"even when I'offer to be its  humble servant, I can only be its  enemy, and I am not prepared to  stand its scoffing and become its  footstool. A man who is prepared  to take up circus work is not lazy  LIFE IN A PENITENTIARY  DAILY ROUTINE OF ITS MANY  INHABIT ANTS.  anyway.  ous.  The- governors of the West of  8cotland Agricultural College have  appointed a special committee to  consider as to thc application of a  grant by the Carnegie trustees for  Research work.  The death is announced of ex-  Lieut. Robert Sloan, of the Govan  Police Force. He was a native of  Kirkoswald, and was connected  .with the constabulary from 1861  until he retired on pension seven  years ago.  During the operation in connection with the refacing of Dumfries  Midsteeplc the tower has swayed toward Union street. Its condition  is so serious that the ringing of the  town hall bell has been discontinued.  Someone has started'a movement  in Edinburgh for the opening on  Sunday of the public libraries for  the purpose of providing accommo-  idation for those who have not  Buflicicnt quiet in their homes for  Btudy and meditation.  A pet dog belonging to the caretaker of thc Normanton Town  Club was the means of saving thc  caretaker and his family from being burned. _ The dog's barks attracted a policeman to the scene and  the famil" was rescued  LOWEST SUIT ON RECORD.  Decision in Dispute Between Mexican Towns After 340 Years.  A final statement has just been  made- in a lawsuit which has been  pending in the courts of Mexico for  340 years.-  The dispute arose between the local authorities of the towns "of Yo-  docome and Munn over the question  of the legal boundary line between  the two villages.' Both towns held  'titles to the same-land, the conflicting grants being made .by the Cole nial Government. The titles held  by- private - parties brought suit  against-the, other for the land  claimed to.be justly due to it.  ' The"suit -dragged .along for the  first hundred years,' one "legal step  after another being taken by the  contending towns. ' Another century passed and then another, and  still the suit was undecided. During  all this time the people of the respective towns were arrayed  against each other in- bitter enmity,  and many have been the armed conflicts that have taken place between  the opposing factions.  - The father'of President Porfirio  Diaz was a native of Yodocomc, and  stood high in the little country community because of his mental ability. He took an active interest in  the long-pending suit, and during  his life time made -every effort to  get a final decision of thc case. He  was unsuccessful, and the years  dragged by. President _Diaz gave  his personal attention  the matter  not long ago, and tho ancient re  cords relating to the land grants  and the conflicti'ng boundary were  carefully examined.  The matter was then laid before  the people of the two towns, and  after many conferences a settlement  of the case was reached and the suit  in court was formally dismissed. It  is said" to havo held-a place upon  tho court docket longer than any  suit in the world's history.   41 ^  AN $80,000 MAP.  Great Map of Country of London  Now Nearing Completion.  A great map of the county of  London, compiled by the County  Council surveyors, is on the eve of  completion. Fifteen . years have  been spent upon it. From Stam-  ford"~Hill on the north to Lower  Streatham on the south, and from  Plumstead on the east to Putney  on the west, it will indicate every  house, shop, and piece of property-  "When finished and laid out, with  its sections in order, the map will  be more than thirty feet wide and  over twenty feet from top to bottom. But for convenience of handling it will be bounded in books.  When, in 1894, tho project was  first mooted, it was thought that  a sum of from $65,000 to $70,000  would be sufficient to pay for the  work. But many minor difficulties  have been met with, and by the  time the map is finished it will have  cost quite $80,000.  __ .   If you would keep your   friends  don't let them  permit you to in-  Pur.dcG fr.hool  Board discussed j dorse their notes.  Thc School Gels a Gcod Percentage  of Pupils Who Neither  Read Nor Write.  When a prisoner leaves thc dock  of a court room, struggling to look  bra-ve under tho weight of a three  year's sentence in thc Kingston  Penitentiary, few in all the curious  crowd realize'the kind of life to  which the judge's sentence has just  compelled him. Entering thc doors  of the "Pen" at Portsmouth, in  the suburbs of Kingston, Ontario,  tho convict is. stripped of every  piece of civilian clothing and -all  possessions, even to the cherished  photographs of the relatives at  homeland forced to don a suit of  coarse prison clothes with a number sewn on the back between the  shoulders. Henceforth the name  and worldly station of the newcomer are supposed to be blotted out,  hut in the mafia, of criminals, names  and records are almost instantly en  the tip of every tongue. Even the  commonplace "stories of the great  outside world, float over prison  walls with the mysterious certainty,  of the wireless.  VERY LITTLE LIBERTY.  From the first moment of-incarceration, the convict is very seldom  given .any measure of liberty. Uf  the 488 jarien and women occupants,  only, one or two have been permitted to drive loads of produce to the  local market unattended, or to carry ,on their work in" the fields without watching. Generally speaking,  the" rigorous, denial of a half-a-  thousand human creatures' liberty  i. carried out by Warden and  guards from year to year'with,the  precision of a huge machine.  Of the 488 criminals, only twelve  are women; 108 are in for 3 years,  90 for 5 years, 26 for-10 years "and  30 for life. ';"   '  The common' conception of the  "part played 'by drink in'swelling  the membership of prisons is borne  out by the "statistics at Kingston,  though, in;some details denied. ;  Dangerous. criminals as "a class  are.-temperate-in"the'use of liquor.  Success in crime, as in other occupations, requires a clear head and  scund"body.-"-Prison "officials have  como to believe that drink is made  the scapegoat for criminal instincts.  Almost without exception," the intemperate prisoner will assert his  innocence of the crime, charged  blandly chalking it up to "Drink."  Canadian penitentiaries as a whole  show -17' per ��������������������������� cent, abstainers,- 48  per cent, temperate, and 34..per  cent, intemperate.   ;  A PRISON SCHOOL.    .  - There is a prison school, too, for  in the isolated community lying, between the four huge walls on Portsmouth harbor, there must be a separate set of institutions, for those  of the free world are naturally denied. .  A big -bright school-room with  blackboards, chalk-and elementary  text'books^is'one^of'the'mostnnter^  esting points of tho penitentiary if  one i3 permitted to see a class at  work.  Fifteen adult "scholars" took up  Part 1 studies during thc past year;  eight were in Part 2; the entire  roll call number 64. The need for  instruction of this simple character  even for grown-ups ,is apparent  from the fact. that, a _great .many  ciiminals have been denied a single  day of schooling, or indeed any  other youthful attentions. Fourteen per cent, of the men and women in Canadian penitentiaries can  neither read or write.  LEARNED TO READ AND WRITE  As an instance of tho capital  work of the prison classes, twen-  ty-threo out of an enrollment of  sixty-four at the Kingston Penitentiary passed out this year capable  of reading and writing and with a  fair knowledge of the elementary  rules of arthmatic. Six retired owing to expiration of sentences.  Perhaps the most remarkable feature of the institution to the outsider is the library. There are five  thousand volumes, arranged in a  large room with a convict assistant  librarian in charge. To each convict in his cell is supplied a catalogue, and once or twice a week an  attendant calls at the cells, takes  the number of the book or magazine desired, and furnishes it the  next morning. Convicts are allowed  to read in their cells after the ev-  are in constant use. Fiction, as'  might be " supposed, takes first  place, for it seems the prisoner's  one chance for even fanciful liberty. '"The Count of Monte Cristo'-'  has been passed around the five  hundred- men a score of times each  year.  The most prolific cause of penitentiary sentences is theft. Forty-  six of this craft registered at Kingston with thirty-eight burglars*  Thero were six deaths during the  year among all classes of criminals.  MASTER OF IIIS TRADE.  Never Had  Much to say, Rut Un-  dcrstood His Business.  Sympathy and understanding between an English carter and his  horses are delis.htfully described in  a passage from "Memoirs of a Surrey Laborer," and is quoted in  "Highways and .Byways in Surrey" by Mr. Eric Parker.  "I seo a carter once," said Bet-  tesworth, "get three big-elm-trees  up to a timber-carriage with only  hisself and the bosses. ���������������������������He put the  runnin'" chains on and all hisself."  "And that takes some doing," I  said.  ��������������������������� "Yes, a man got to understand  thc way"'tis done. The farmer says  to 'n, "You'll .never get they up  by yourself.'  " 'I dessay I shall/ he says; and  so he did., too. Three great elm-  trees upon that one carriage!  "Well, he had a four-hoss team,  .so that'll tell you what 'twas. They  .was some bosses, too. Ordinary  farm hosses wouldn't ha' done it.  But he only jest had to speak, and  you'd see they wfttchin' him. ;" .  "When he went for'ard, after  he'd got the" trees up, to see what  sort of a road he'd got for gettin-  out, they stood there with their  head, stretched out arid their-ears  for'ard. * >   .  " 'Come on,"' he says, and away  they went, tearin' away. Left great  ruts in the road where the wheels  set" in, that.ll, show ye they got  something to pull. ."'_-._  "No, none o' wo helped 'n.. We  was only gon. out,to see 'n do it.  He never   wanted    no help.     He  didn't^say 'much; only .'Git back,"  or 'Git up,' to the hosses;  - ���������������������������  --'��������������������������� "When it come-to gettin' the last  tree ,up, on top of   .tother two, -I  neve,   thought  ho - could "ha'"done  it   -But he got 'u up. -And,he was  a oldish man, .too; sixty, I dessay  he was..   But he Jeat'spoke to the  hosses." Never'vised  rib? whip. . ��������������������������� -'.  "Didn't the old ������������������*rmer go on at-  his own men,"too!  - 'You fellers,,  call yerselv_s carters!' he says. 'A  man like that's worth a dozen o'  you.' ���������������������������.  "Well, they couldn't 'a' done it!  Besides, their hosses wouldn't. But  this feller,-thie old farmer'says to  'n, 'I never believed you'd ha' done  it.'       '   ' ���������������������������'-,   '  " 'I thought mos* likely I should,'  he says. But he never had much to  say." .    .  SENTENCE SE.MONS.  Hoping for much in others is helping theta to it.  Every shadow in life is evidence  of a sun .somewhere.  =^Lifting^Httle=^l_ay^==ilielps"_"~l_T  AT FUNERAL OF EMPEROR  GORGEOUS   DISPLAY IN  CITY OF PEKIN.  THU  ening meal.  PUNISHMENT THAT IS FELT.  One of the heaviest punishments  for ill-behaviour is to deprive a  man or woman of his"evening light.  In tho matter-of'the choice of books,  .cade's "Never Too Late to Mend"  i.s the most widely and thoroughly  read oE all.    Three or four copies  more than describing big ones.  The only powers that know enjoyment are those that find employment.  The only way to mow a mountain  to-morrow ia to" take a pickaxe today. ������������������*  Your faith {.. not measured by  your appreciation__of__the faults of.  others.  Good intentions in sowing tares  will not make them come up as  wheat.  Big words in th* meeting do not  make up for short weight in the  market.  The home is never brightened by  ihe roseate hues oa thc end of a  nose.  Thc straightcst road to heaven is  that one on which you can do most  good.  Tho more man you put into religion the more religion you will  give men.  Too many think they are saints  because it makes them sad to see  a child happy.  He who does not preach with  what ho is will never persuade with  what he says.  The dead saints arc the only good  ones according to tho canon of negative virtues.  No man ever knows anything  about heaven except as he tries to  make some one happy.  Some have hard time picking out  a car to heaven because; the lower  berths seem all to be taken.  There is no such a possibility as  finding righteousness for yourself  while ignoring tho rights of others.  You can usually tell where a  man's scruples will break out when  he carries his conscience in his  pecket.  Spectator   Tells   of   Sight   Whic.  Marked Chinese Emperor's  Fun .ral.  Of the Oriental display that  marked the funeral of the* late  Emperor of China in Pekin, a*spectator writes: "The procession wai  hcaded by a body of troops, cavalry, mounted infantry and infantry.  Next came some two dozen camels  and a mob of white pack ponies  with their burdens concealed beneath cloths of imperial yellow.  These were followed" by men mount*  ed on the shaggiest of ponies and -��������������������������� -  dressed in the red cloaks to . be  seen at all Chinese funerals, bear- '  ing red banners with devices which \  I wished I understood. - '      '_"'���������������������������  LAMA PRIESTS. .  "Against this was contrasted'  a  great splash "of yellow- as the body  of lama priests moved past us   in"  ,-  their yellow   coats.     Then   came  bearers dressed in red like the-men!  on the ponies, bearing canopies of -  purple, yellow, red and' white and-  banners of the same splendid   col-".  ors,  and behind them two    large  "  yellow chairs, closely followed   by- [  more canopies rivaling those that. "-  had preceded them.     After these.-."  drove Prince Ching in a closed car- 'J.  riage, surrounded, by a large body-; *  guard-such as one sees.daily in-the- ;  streets of Pekin.  . At this   point  there was a'short gap, and-.then'.-  white.disks of paper,-.cut-to resem-^ '  ble copper cash and"flung high into'. J  the air,tannounced.the approach off..'  the hearse.      It was born by "128-;;/-;  bearers, "whose red   dresses ,cori-;;  trasted  vividly .with  its.   brilliant "-'  yellow, and after it "came another.   . "-  body of troops and "then a crowd of;':'"';.  carts.        ���������������������������.   j - *���������������������������  '    '    - '��������������������������� '" ,^\ \'.  ~ BRILLIANT PROCESSION: '^iV.  ��������������������������� "So"-the procession ended, "arid:'',..--  passed, and this bald description of'1-.-*  it can-give little idea'of its-brilli-"-���������������������������-'���������������������������������������������.-'  arice^ _For",v as in the.  case 'of*- tho 7"^  arrivaljof the.dalai lama/so in this7������������������. ���������������������������..  what'fascinatedi%and overcome'one) '-'jl.  was,the splendor and the blaze of-V/V  colors," and. these the pen   cannofc'^vi  produce.- But I think I-could turn..._Y_,,,,.^^  fanatic,'ih my insistence on'* their^i_;''^v_?^;!  excellence.  'They moved *; me' like:"'"'i-''"-:-":,~;  music  when .wave-after" - wave .of _  sound "toss and dash  against ' the-':~'  soul.    I do riot'exaggerate when-P',--  say this. - The colors of the proces-  ',  sion were magnificent; they -" were-   -  worth going a hundred miles to see." J ^,  -  "Those canopies~and flags, those.'.."  chairs, that hearse, they were won-, '",_���������������������������  derful, a rainbow tit indeed to cir .'-\-  cle an emperor journeying to, th_ ,% =  darkness "of the grave.   I deny, too,'. ''-_  what hundreds of    people" would   ".j  say', that these colors are 'barbaric.' ;";  The Chinese are righo.   They biiry' ���������������������������';  the gratest of their, dead with -the "^_  greatest of all earthly    splendors,   ,  the colors of the sun." "  _r,'  . K .I  , _:.'I  ���������������������������^..M  -.  *    - - . 1  ,-"V-_l  ."*..-;  j<. .M  .-! .><tI  JJIR D_SL_M AN1_J$REAI_EA_STS..  The same dodgo has  been  used  Llcciric Lights Cheat Quails Fattening for Market.  ��������������������������� Inside the new small bird hous.  at the London Zoo there has just  been completed an arrangement oi -  incandescent lamps, the object ol  the installation ( being to indue.  the tiny feathered inmates to tak������������������  bieakfa&t a couple-of hours-earlicx---  than they otherwise would do. .  It is controlled by a switch outside the building, and each morning at six a keeper   turns on tha '  lights.   This, of course, arouses the   '  birds, who commence feeding forthwith,  under    tho    impression that  day has dawned,  dod^  fiom time immemorial for faaten-  ing quails for the London market.  These birds feed only in the early  morning,  so,  after     being caught-  they are kept in underground cellars,   fitted    with    electric lights,  which aro periodically switched on  and off.   Every time thc lights are  raised thc quails start eating, going contentedly to roost when they  are lowered.    In this way a bird  can be induced to eat as many as  twenty-four breakfasts in one day,  the meals being sandwiched in between as many naps.   *   A PAIR OF TOASTS.  "They were lined up in front of  the wetgoods counter���������������������������the old  bachelor and th������������������ benedict.  "Here's to woman," said th������������������  benedict, "tho morning star of our  infancy, the day star of our manhood and the evening star of our  old age." ���������������������������  "Here's to our  tho bachelor,  ways be kept  tance." *  "and  at a  stars," rejoined  may they al-  telcscops dis- THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  September 23, 1909  ENDERBY PRESS  Published every  Thursday at Enderby, B.C. at  52 per year, by the Walker Press.  SEPTEMBER 23, 1909  Enderby Prize Poultry  HERE'S to our poultrymen!  The large number of  prizes won by Enderby poultry at the Vernon Fair speaks  volumes for the general high  quality of the fowl in the  various breeds. Our poultry  raisers richly deserve the  success that is theirs. They  are bringing the. quality of  their pens up to' a high standard, which Js certain to be  still further improved as the  seasons come and go, and  must surely win for Enderby  a good name in the prize  poultry world.  Prize Fruit  THE people of Mara and  North Enderby are coming forward with samples of  the finest quality of apples  to be seen anywhere. They  feel sore to think that a fruit  grower, setting himself up  as an authority, should show  such inexcusable ignorance  of the district as to condemn  the land of the district for  fruit growing when they can,  and have for years, produced  such a splendid quality of  fruit. The soil and climate  of this district have not been  extensively advertised, but  the finest quality of apples  produced / in the Okanagan  have been and are being  grown right here, Vernon  "experts" to the contrary,  notwithstanding. We were  shown some Wealthy apples  from C. S. Handcock's place  this week that we defy the  world to beat. Come on  with your fruit, you wise  ones, and we'll show you.  We haven't the quantity but  we have the quality, and we  are going to have the quantity, too.   "Bruce" Raps   His  Holiness  ONE cannot read the sane,  manly writings of Bruce  in the Saturday Sunset, from  week joweek, without recognizing' in him one of our best:  and truest newspapermen,  and one who has done andis  doing a great deal of good  for Vancouver, for the Province and for the Dominion.  In Bruce Western Canada  has a man.wejcouldjiotwell  get along without. He is a  man, too, that, while you do  not have to agree with, you  make a fool ot yourself if  you attempt to drive. Anybody but a bigot would recognize this fact. And so it  is not strange that Bruce  should feel called upon to  make these caustic remarks  in the last issue of his paper:  "A Reverend Father of the  Roman Catholic Church rang up  the editor of this paper the other  day to complain of the reproduction of an article from Walker's  Weekly of Enderby, regarding  the relations of the Catholic  Church with the Indians of British Columbia and to question my  right to republish the article.  "It is not unusual for people to  find matter in this paper with  which they do not agree, but it  was the first occasion on which  the editor of this paper has been  told that he had no right to publish matter with which his critic  did not agree. The Reverend  Father took that position  not  withstanding the fact that he  was plainly told the columns of  this paper were at his disposal to  reply to anything to which he  objected. This apparently was  not satisfactory to him for he  maintained that as the matter  was offensive and untrue and  merely the result.of the Enderby  editor's imaginings, I had no  right to give it further circulation  "It was pointed out to him that  the editor of Walker's Weekly  was doubtless as sincere in his  strictures as was his reverence in  denouncing them, but he insisted  that this paper had no right to  re-publish such matter. He refused absolutely to discuss the  issue raised by the editor of  Walker's Weekly.  'Aside from the merits of the  point raised by the editor of the  Enderby paper I wish to make a  few remarks on the attitude of  my priestly critic.  "It is one of intolerant and insufferable impertinence. I trust  that is clear. I deny the right of  any cleric of any denomination  whatever to bridle or rope me as  a public writer. When I gave  the Reverend Father the opportunity of denying or refuting the  charge made against his cloth I  went as far as any fair-minded  editor could go. That, as I said,  was unsatisfactory to him. He  denied'Jmy right to republish the  views of a brother editor and  questioned the latter's veracity.  and motives. It is only a modern  revelation of the intolerance,  bigotry and inquisitorial zeal  which has characterized all religious sects which set themselves  in authority over the temporal  affairs of men. Queen Mary cut  off the heads, or sent to the stake  those outside the pale of the1  church, and Queen Elizabeth  performed like services for those  inside the church, . from exactly  the same point of view occupied  by the reverend gentleman who  ; claims the right to throttle the  press.  "Personally I respect every  man's religion���������������������������I never ask what  it may be. It is the last question  I would think of asking any man,  and it is the first I would resent  from any other man. I consider  that a man's religion is his own  private business and that of no  one else, but if his church or my  own attempts to butt in and dictate the policy of this paper it is  only courting a castigation which  will not be long in forthcoming.  It is one of the glories of this  Western community that a man's  religion is rarely questioned. I  could not name the creed of one  out of ten men   I   know in this  city.   I don't want to know. It's  none of my business.  "This criticism is not written  because it happened to be a Catholic priest who offended. The  same medicine would have been  as freely administered to a Presbyterian or Methodist parson  who exhibited the same sort of  presumption. It is the old, old  principle of hands off the press,  hands off the state for all clerics.  As for this paper, no sect nor  creed can dictate to it any more  than any party or class or race  may. If there is one thing the  writer of this page will not stand  for it is clerical interference, no  matter by what name the creed  goes.''   Wanted���������������������������for cash: Early spring  calves; must be from good beef  stock.   Robert Waddell, Enderby  Just arrived!    New samples  for  Fall and  winter suit  Call and See them  Fresh Groceries anda Vegetables always in stock  FRESH BREAD DAILY  Wheeler & Evans  MARA  Special  North of Enderby District  Is par excellence adapted to  Dairying, Vegetables, Kay 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  Eldernel! Orchard Mara, _$��������������������������� C.  We can   still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall-fed  beef  on  cut at the present time  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 StarFlour, $1.65 per    ''  Drifted Snow Pastry, $1760  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  Terms: Net Cash  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  Enderby B    C.  Our Sausage is still ai  Leader  Fish and Poultry  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  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  M  ARA-ENDERBY STAGE  LINE, Leaves Mara every  Friday at 8a.m., returning leaves  Enderby at 3 p. m. Round trip,  75c, one way, 50c; parcels, 25c.  S. D. Hine, Mara.  For Fall  Planting  Bulbs from beat European and  Japan growers.  HOME-GROWN FRUIT AND  ORNAMENTAL TREES  Garden, Field and Flower Seed  Wire Fencing and Gates.  15'1-Page Catalogue FREE  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver, B.C  URSE  thousand  pairs  to select  from  We have  a pair of  Shoes  for every  Voter  in the  Okanagan  and then  MHlut_A.������������������r^^I.L.jM  Shoes  to  fit every  foot  School Shoes  for the Boys and  Girls; Dainty  Shoes for the  Ladies; Light  Shoes for the  office; heavy  shoes for all  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Leaders in General Merchandise and Supplies  For  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  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles Repared  Rear Evans Blk Enderby  Buy   and    Boost   Home  Products.   It pays-BIG.  FreH_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  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.  *��������������������������� _  31 .  </  September 23, 1909  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  The Vernon Fair  Vernon's 18th fall exhibit,  held in that city last, week, was  a disappointment in point of attendance, but in some things the  exhibit was infinitely superior to  those of previous years. This  was particularly so with regard  _to the exhibits of poultry and  horses.  "The poultry exhibit," says  The Okanagan, "was beyond all  doubt the best which has ever  graced a fall fair in Vernon, and  it was remarkable for quantity  as well as quality. Enderby had  a good exhibit and so had Peachland, and their example,- now  that the ice is broken, will have  a stimulating effect on local exhibitors and exhibitors from other  towns."  In the neighborhood of 75 birds  were exhibited by Enderby poultrymen. T. & W. Pound, won  the greatest number of prizes���������������������������  14 in all. They carried off 1st  on Buff Orpington cock, 1st and  2nd on cockerel, 1st on hen, 2nd  on pullet, 1st on pen; in Black  Orpingtons, 2nd on cock, 2nd on  hen, 2nd on pullet, 2nd on pen;  in R. C.'Rhode Island Reds, 1st  , on cockerel and 1st and 2nd on  pullet; in Light Brahmas, 1st on  pullet.  Dr. H. W. Keith carried off 1st  on his Black Orpington cock, 1st  on hen and 2nd on cockerel.  G. H. Smedley won 1st on his  S. C. Black Minorca cock, 1st and  2nd on cockerel, 2nd on hen, 1st  on pullet, 1st on pen; in R. C.  Black Minorcas, 1st on cockerel  and 1st on pullet. -  . H. E. Waby won 2nd on Barred  Rock cockerel, 1st and 2nd on  hen, 2nd on pullet, 1st on pen; in  S. G. Brown Leghorns, 1st on  hen.  , A. M. Baird won 1st on his  White Plymouth Rock cockerel,  1st on pullet, 2nd on pen.  .' B. Brundish had it all his own  way in Silver Spangled Ham-  burgs, winning 1st on cock, cockerel, hen and pullet; in White  Orpingtons, 1st arid 2nd on cockerel and lst_ and 2nd on pullet.  In all,. 42 .prizes came to Enderby poulfryrhen.  Peary and the Pole  The most charitable construction that can be put upon Peary  is that the loneliness and dangers  he encounterad at the pole had  affected his ego. For downright  boorishness and bumptuous egotism his equal has not before  been in evidence on this continent. Why could he not have let  all the facts in connection with  Dr. Cook's discovery have been  properly presented and weighed  by competent authorities before  he began to hurl epithets and  give the lie? As it now stands  Dr. Cook has the sympathy of the  under dog. If he can establish  his claims that he reached the  pole a year before Peary did, the  latter will only have enhanced  Cook's achievement by the bitterness with which he has assailed  him.  If Cook did not reach the pole  his claims will bo his own condemnation. Cook's claims, if  untrue, would only have enhanced Peary's achievement,  while Peary has succeeded only  in making a cheap brawler of  himself at best. His voiciferous-  ness leads to the belief that he  himself is afraid of Cookts success. It is probable that both  have reached the pole. If that is  demonstrated the luster, of  Peary's achievement will have  been dimmed for all time by his  unseemly attitude and language,  both of which were unnecessary  whether Cook is telling the truth  or not.  It is deplorable that such an  exploit as the discovery of the  North Pole should have been  marked by such impetuous and  foolish denunciation as has been  given to the world by Commander Peary.���������������������������Saturday Sunset.  The Two Evils  , The total prohibitionist of the  present day and the unscrupulous  and law-breaking liquor vendor  may seem to be as far apart in  their ideas and practices as the  newly discovered north pole is  from the undiscovered south, but  such is not the case. They are  agencies which contribute, in  turn, to the strength.of the other,  and neither has much influence  for good on the morals of the  times. While they bear a decided  enmity towards each, other they  are a combined enemy of rational  law and sobriety.  The Liquor Traffic regulations  in British Columbia today would,  if enforced,<result in-the removal  of many shocking abuses and  bring about a moral condition acceptable, for the time being, to  the great majority of people,  and, with an exercise of wisdom,  could be added to until the liquor  traffic was brought satisfactorily  under such control as the welfare  of humanity demands. These  regulations are despised by the  prohibitionist, who contends.that  nothing short of a complete and  immediate acceptance of his ex-  treme views will meet the desired  end. He ignores history and experience, and keeps on shouting.  ���������������������������Alberni News.  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.  The name, address and occupation of thc  applicant, Fred Folkard, farmer. Enderby, B. C.  The description of the lake, stream or source is:  n small stream rising south of N. E, quarter section and flowin_ north.  The point of diversion is near its commencement. ....    .  ������������������    ...   .  The quantity of water applied for is 3 cubic feet  per sec. , .  The character of proposed works: pipe for  dwelling house, stable and outbuildings.  The purposes for which water is to be used are:  irrigation, domestic and agricultural."  The land intended to be irrigated is approximately 100 acres, comprising Fraction of N. E. V. of  Section 18, township 19, range 8, west of sixth  meridian. .  Area of Crown land intended to bo occupied by  the proposed works, none.  This notice was posted on the 20th day of September, 1909, and application will be made to the  Commissioner on the 20th day of October, 1909.  No riparian proprietors or licencees are likely to  be affected by the proposed works, eitherabove or  below the outlet. n     _.  ..   (Signed) FRED FOLKARD,  Enderby. 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 Osoyoos Division of Yale District.  (a) The name,' address and occupation  of the applicant: John Moses, Mara, B.  C., Rancher.  (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 1 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. rrigation describe the land  intended to be irrigated, giving acreage:  50 acres. , '"  (j) Area of Crown land to be occupied  by proposed works: none.-  [k] This notice was posted on the 29th  day of April, 1909, and application will  be made to the 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. '     >   ���������������������������     ���������������������������  -   '   Water Notice  Nails, $3.75%   , . ���������������������������   Building Paper 75c  Per Roll  You take no chances when you buy a  McCLARY'S FAMOUS KOOTENAY  RANGE.  For perfect baking and simplicity bf  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 suit. . .  See the Pion clothes . dryer; the best  clothes dryers in the world.;  T7TTT Tf_ TVT'C! HARDWARE, TIN & PLUM^  J? UJLilUlN p ING WORKS, ENDERBY, B.C.  The oven door  of the Kootenay  drops down and  provides a shelf  upon which to  rest the pans  drawn from the  oven.  The door is  strongly braced  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.  ' The name, address and occupation of  the applicant is Wm. Owen, Mara, B.C.  Farmer.  TfVe 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 Gth meridian.  The point of diversion is approximately 1 mile up the stream from 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  be used are: irrigation, domestic and  agricul tural.    .  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 16th  day of August, 1909, and application  will be made to the Commissioner on  the 16th day of September, 1909.  The lands that are likely to be affected by the proposed works either above  or below the outlet are Dominion Government Lands.  WM. OWEN.  Mara, B. C.   -���������������������������''Enderby is a chanhing villiage with city airs.\  When.Paddy Murphy shook, the sno.w of Saridoriv.:  off his feet he came here, : and now owns one ;6f _.>;:,";  - finest,.brick hotels in.the country; Although; )5.  Paddy, is an Irishman from; Michigan, he calls his ���������������������������::;  hotel the King Edward. . In addition to������������������ the ex-; ; Vv  cellence of.the meals, breakfast is served uptp 10; V;: v  o'clock, which isan added attraction for tourists.-":;,;;:  -   / (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.) , '".���������������������������.'.  KingEdwar .Hotel, gg������������������ ������������������8MURPHY En de .By  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.   Save-  most of your painting and about half your insurance. - ��������������������������� -     -    ,   ��������������������������� s  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co., Enderby  Water Notice  For sale by A. FULTON, Enderby  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. The  name, address and occupation of the  applicant is Henry J. Knapp, Mara P.  0., B. C, farmer.  The 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  6 M. ,    ���������������������������A .  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.  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  End erby~Lodg e^Nof^Of  Regular meetings fint  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  V. C. BRIMACOMBE  Secretary  J. F. PRINGLE  W. M.  I. 0. 0. F.  _S/  Eureka Lodge, No.' 50  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I; O.  O. F. hall, Metcalf block.   Visiting brothers always  welcome.    H. N. Hendrickson, N. G., A.  Reeves, Scc'y, J. B. Gaylord, P. G., Treas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  JAS. MARTIN. C.C/  C.E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S.  R. J.COLTART, M.F.  K.of P. Hall is the only hall in Enderby suitable  for public entertainments. For rates, etc., apply  to- R. F. JOHNSTONE. M. E., Enderby  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) The name, address and occupation of the  applicant is Frederick Dean, Mara, B. C, farmer.  (b) The description of the stream or source is:  A large creek, tributary to thc Shuswap river,  situated in Township 20, Range 8, west of 6th  Meridian, Sec. 15.  (c) The point of diversion is approximately one  mile up the creek from the river.  (d) The quantity of water applied for is3 cubic  feet per second.  (f) The description of premises on which the  water is to be used is: one 4-roomed house and outbuildings. '  (g) The purposes for which water is to be used  are domestic and irrigation.  [h] The land intended to be irrigated is approximately 80 acres, comprising north V4 of S. 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Its  events even merited notice in the  London newspapers; for that month  was the culmination of the long  drought which for teu years had  been creeping over the land.  A succession of dry seasons, each  _ little dryer than the last; a few  more sheep and cattle dying, a  .lightly higher price fur wool every  year, and to counterbalance that, a  larger percentage of loss allowed  the drover who is taking your stock  down to the markets or the railway.  Then the big squatter iinds that  he cannot all-rd to send his family  to England for a trip, and the small  farmer doesn't see his way to giving his family a fortnight in Sydney or Melbourne.  Then one realizes that the  drought has made good progress,  and that certain loss and possible  ruin must be faced with resignation.  *     , 7* .*'��������������������������� * *  It was upon an evening in the  same March, 1903, that Rcynell  leaned over his homestead fence  with some satisfaction. Things were  bad, but he had been lucky. Ha  could see spreading before him ln^  eighty acres of wheat, almost ripe.  That would fetch a lot with who .t  at eight shillings.  Tho tinkle of a cow-bell on tho  ridgo behind reminded him of the  sixty head of cattle he possessed,  and besides that he had four hundred sheep picking up a somewhat  precarious livelihood among the adjacent gorges.  Altogether prospects were bright.  He had only left England two years  ago, and he had taken up land in  the Blue Mountains.  Most people scorned the mountains, because half fch������������������ purveyed  .acreage was liable to be a precipice. But Iieynell had arrived during the drought, and on the advice  of an old farmer he had chosen the  hills.  rain's  going,"   said  the  , "it'll hit you there."  And it had hit liim there.  hand  old  rain   had    fallen,  :'Wallaroo"  place)  had  If  (as  got  Iieynell  called  nis  most of it.     He had   shown good  sense in choosing his estate.  Tho S. E. wind brought rain, and  on tlie.2s'. W. of Wallaroo was a  high barrier of mountains that  caught the clouds, and so the rain  fell upon Reynell's flocks and herds.  The little pockets among thc ranges  all around were delighting in the  prospect of high, prices for their  produce.  "Still," thought Rcynell, "it's  terrible dry."  Suddenly there was a sound of  galloping hoofs. In the still, warm  air "Iieynell couki hear thc slide and  'scuffle of a horse being taken full  speed down the steep track from  the ridge, and then thc muffled  drumming as it raced along tho  even gully towards the homestead.  i==^Veynl;lT_w6Tid_T_d".-" "Th" a'tr^lio"-  thought, "is an unshod horse, or  I'd have heard the click on the  stones. But'there's no one round  hero uses unshod horses fur riding.  J. must lia\e g A frightened and run  away. But there must be someone  on it. or it'd have gone straig..-  down the gully and wouldn't have  turned up here at a right anglo. I  wonder   what'!,   the .matter !'.'  He soon knew. A big grey suddenly appeared in the arc of light  fjoin the window, and was pulled  up sharp on his haunches.  ���������������������������'Hullo!" said Iieynell.  "Ls that you, Mr. Iieynell, I'm  Jim Dwyer. There's a big hush  fire coming on father's place, aiul  lie wondered if you'd come and lend  a hand."  "A lire:" said iieynell.  "Yes.     it's  been   coniin'   up  all  day.    It's all around us now. Wo  can't get a horse through."  "Then how did you get here1?"  "Me?   I came on old Carpenter.  I. couldn't get the others to face the  fire.    Can you  help us,  Mr.  Iley-  ncll?"  "I'll go readily," said Rcynell,  "but if there's a fire between us,  you must stay here and let mc  know if there's any danger to Wallaroo. I can't afford to lose what  I've got."  "Bight oh!" said the lad, and he  swung off, a lithe, lean-featured  boy of thirteen. "Vou get away  quick and lively as long as you ean  ���������������������������since you're goin'. And thanks  -very much."  So Iieynell set out. Little Princess sprang away at a gallop. She  was named after someone who was  coming out some day to marry her  owner, and that implies that sho  was a good friend.  ed her shoulders and scrambled up  like a cat. Iieynell sat far forward  in the stirrups, and it was not long  before they were up. Then the little head"kept turning round. He  remembered that at thc top of the  pull there was always a lump of  sugar as a reward. He felt in his  pocket, and there was still some  there. Then they pounded along  the gradual down-grade towards  Dwyer's, fourteen miles away.  Ho let the Princess , have her  head. If Rcynell had been in the  habit of boasting, his boast would  have been that he never wore spurs,  nor carried a whip, and yet he always arrived soon enough.   .  And the little mare galloped on,  and on, until suddenly Iieynell,  half-asleep on her back, noticed  that the moon and stars.were no  longer ^visible, while :t pungent reek  of burning eucalyptus made him  cough. He was getting near the  fire.  He looked round. On either hand  the fringe of the mountains was  outlined red and glaring. Then  suddenly a red haze glowed before  him, and he was in the middle of  tho fire.  The next twenty minutes were a  nightmare. He dimly remembered  racing along the narrow bush track  ���������������������������a tunnel through the midst of the  blaze of flames.  He remembered great burning  limbs of tree:, crashing behind him  as he sped through. And then all  at once hc remembered bursting  out of the belt of flame, and cantering slowly down the slope towards Dwyer's homestead. He had  got through.  He reined up at the door. No  one was there, except Mrs. Dwyer  and Pattie, aged fourteen. Mrs,  Dwyer was very Irish,, and very  stout, and very courageous. As she  heard the hoofs she came out.  "Is ut you, Mister Iieynell?" she  said. "It's good av ye to come.  You'll be wantin' a drink. I'm  makin' tea for the bhoys."  She disappeared,   and    returned  with a pint pot of scalding,  milk-  less tea.  "Drink that," she said.  By degrees, Reynell absorbed -it,  and  gradually  his parched .tongue  and cracked lips gave him back his  voice.  ."Where are they?" he said.  "Out at the'idge of the fire. You  can  see them    against the flame.  Pattie '11 see to the mare."  Already Pattie had given her half  a bucketful of luke-warm water  and was taking off the bridle. Iieynell slipped down, and went across  the paddock to where several moving black figures wore silhouetted  against a red background. They  were trying to save the big wheat  paddock.  He made his way up to old Dwyer.  The latter, stripped almost to the  waist, and armed with a gum-tree  bough was occupied with thc rest  in beating down the approaching  llames'.  At thc edge of the wheat a "fire  L reach" had been made���������������������������that is to  say, thc timber had been cleared  away for a distance of ten yards.  But the undergrowth was still there  and tho fire licked it up like dry  shavings.  To keep this back was their task.  When it was subdued in one place,  itHbro _c=out=in=anot-hcr-f=and^theii-  in the old spot, and they were kept  moving up and down the line. It  was a despairing chance, but all  the same they fought for it.  Dwyer nodded to Iieynell.  "It's real neighborly av ye to  come," he gasped. "Dennis and  Jim's getting the cattle into thc  creek, and if wo can save thc wheat,  we're right."        ...  Iieynell tore off a branch and,  taking his place, beat at thc Hame..  livery few minutes old Dwyer  looked round to see if his two eldest sons had managed to save the  cattle. Every few minutes Patl.b"  came up staggering under the  weight of buckets of tea which was.  poured down tho burning IhroaU  of the fi re-fighters.  All at once he found before him  Mrs. Dwyer and Pattie and a lad.on  a huge grey horse.  ��������������������������� "You've got to leave," the boy  shouted. "The fire's close on to  your.place. It's not a mile away.  I managed to get through to tell  you. You asked mc to watch out."  Rcynellat first didn'.t quite grasp  the situation. He went on beating  in a mechanical way.  Mrs. Dwyer took up the talc.  "Go on, me bhoy, and save your  own���������������������������if you : can. You've done a  lot for us. I'm only hoping it hasn't  cost you dear. You'd best go before it's too late."  Iieynell understood at last. He  dropped the blanket and looked  round to where tho cattle were  gradually coming round to the shelter of the creek, and the sheep still  more gradually edging in.  They were nearly safe, but not  quite. And the wheat still far from  safe. The wheat was Dwyer's all  in.all. Old Dwyer had a large fam-  ilj into the bargain. Even if Wallaroo were lost" it wouldn't matter  so much. A young man can always  knock out a livelihood somehow.  "It's all right, Mrs. Dwyer," ho  said. "I can wait," and he started  once more to beat the flames.  Mrs. Dwyer looked at him. At  last she replied :  "Ye're a fine man, an' a good  neighbor, and may we never be thc  cause of your repenting. But I'm  afraid we will."  Th.en she went off to get more tea  and more water.  It might have been years later  Cas a matter of fact it was not an  hour) that old Dwyer went round  the paddock, dropped his blanket,  and remarked :  "I think she'll do now, you  chaps.    I thank you."  Then thc fire-fighters straightened themselves and looked round.  Dawn had not yet broken, but  in the grey light that precedes it,"  thc creek showed a curious appearance. The left-hand bank and most  of the right had been burnt bare.  In the deeper parts, driven there  to escape thc fire, lowed Dwyer's  cattle up to their necks in water.  In the shallower, bleated the sheep.  Patrick Dwyer had much reason  to be pleased. The country round  had been swept by thc fire as clean  as a sponge cleans a slate, and ho  had saved his stock and his wheat.  But Iieynell had less reason to bo  pleased. While hc had been fighting for another, his own had been  destroyed probably. It was not  much, perhaps, but it was his all.  Most of the fire-fighters dropped  where they stood. Iieynell staggered back to thc homestead and asked  Pattie to saddle themare.  As Dwyer shook llcynell's hand,  he shook his own head.  'Ye've done a"   lot for me,"  he  said,  "and I'm fearing that ye've  lost a lot."  Then appeared young Jim, lead-  rain had hit the gully soon enough  to ������������������_ve'"Wailaroo,  ' At last he peered out through th .  corner of his eye. Here at any rate  the bush fire,, was a thing of tho  past. The ash had become mud,  and the burning logs were nov  sodden. Was it in time? The rai..  compelled him to close his eyes  again.  Suddenly Jim,-on ahead, gave-, a  shout of triumph.  "Look!" he cried.  Iieynell ^looked, but lie could see  nothing to justify Jim's .xaltatio i.  Then, following the outstretched  hand, he noticed on top of thc tallest trees were tufts of feathery  leaves���������������������������still green.  His heart leapt within him. Her?,  at any rate, thc fire had begun tc  lose its force. Was it possible after  ali that the rain had come in t?h:.o  to save Wallaroo!  They -galloped on, and as th<:>  went, the leaves that the fire had  not reached grew lower and lo. cr.  At the bend in the gully the undergrowth was still all gone, and the  trees scorched and blackened lo a  height of ten feet.  When they turned thc comer,  Reynell's heart almost stood still.  Now he would know the worst. He  stood up in his stirrups lo sea if  his homestead and wheat still remained. Then he sank back in thc  saddle with a sob of rci' ?f. Tho  diminished  firo  had  been  cheeked  forts of the Imperial Government,  .���������������������������with  an  exceptionally  competent  and accomplished general staff of j  superior  railway    officials  to  get  around (the .increasing difficulties.  aud to make a good appearance.  .  "*  the  ere  .I-  r  or  out.  ���������������������������  tno  On  But at last the gum branches he  as  he  "e  tl  icy  t in  At the foot of thc rise she hunch- ! _ake  gan to catch alight as soon  touched thc fire.   Thc fierce  front had dried  them befo  the flame came.    Then old Dwyer.  wise    in    such    matters,    told hi.s  daughter  to    bring    blankets  and  buckets of water.  Now the fight really started. At  the edge of tho wheat paddock,  eight men against a bush-fire.  Eight men and two-women, for  both Pattie and her mother played  their part well, going to and fvo  with heavy buckets of "t.ater.  Suddenly on the lc'ft rose a lowing and tinkling.  "That's the f cattle." shouted  Dwyer. and he beat with renewed  energy.  Iieynell worked on for years, it  seemed. Then, as in'a dream be  heard a yelping and au occasional  bleat.  "That," he thought vaguely,  "must be the dogs bringing the  sheep.    I'm* glad  for old  Dwyer's  ing a large, unshod grey.  "Dad," he asked, "mayn't I go?"  "Go," said Dwyer.  Mrs. Dwyer came out to see them  off.  "Th' ould horse," she said,  "brought the doctor wheu Jim was  born, but he's not too ould to take  him with the man that helped us."  They set out, Jim in the lead,  Rcynell half-asleep behind. On  _t h ey=_e a n toil _.<L,u p_thc���������������������������.range. _and  along thc track where Iieynell had  burst through hours before. All  was black now and smouldering,  and they went over fine, grey ashes.  In the cast a red dawn began to  glow.  up, and   an-  a devastated  long enough by  tcrrents of rain to put it  thc one side he saw black   .iesv.a  tion,  and on ...the. other  a smiling  field of green.    In the wat������������������. ��������������������������� stood  his sheep and cattle,  "Having the sense th >y were  born with," commented Jim, "they  knew enough net to come out of  the  wet:"  For some moments he sat there  silent. He could-have met disaster  with fortitude, but the unexpected  good luck was almost too minli for  him. Ho was roused by a voire at  his elbow.  "You're done up, Mister Eeynell.  You go and get a bit of sleep, and  I'll draught out the stock. 1 guess  they won't.want much di'i/ii:g.;;  In fivo minutes time LittU Princess was putting herself around an  enormous feed of oats, her mast .r,  still booted and spurred, slept as  one dead; while stock-whip cracks  and shrill objurgations sho<ved that  Jim and Carpenter -were busy  among - the cattle. ��������������������������� Pearson's  Weekly.   ������������������������������������������������������*   STATE OWNED RAILWAYS.  Record of Annual Deficits and Surplus Complaints.  Then thc sun shot  other day broke over  land.  Iieynell sat thinking of his losses.  But fatigue is a."great anodyne, and  he dozed off into a semi-slumber.  Suddenly hc awakened���������������������������cold. It  had been day when lie slept, now  al1. was dark and lowering. Heavy  clouds hung barely abovo his head  as it socmed ; mutterings of thunder  forecast a storm. Ahead lightning  flashed, aud already a few beg drops  began to fall.  Jim pulled the old grey back.  "J say," he said, "there's a big  fall somewhere. It's comin' from  oven ii our way���������������������������I don't know���������������������������dad says  these storms aro very local, and if  they strike a pocket in the mountains they stay there. ' There's no  sayin',  but "  "I'm afraid it's too late to save  Wallaroo."  "I don't know.   Dad says the '92  drought broke up this way.    A big  fire, and then it rained as you might  pour out of a bucket."  That was tho last word said. The  rain struck them "as you might  pour out of a bucket" to quote  Jim.  At first it was not unpleasant.  The horses galloped faster in their  relief, while all around the smouldering bush hissed and spluttered.  But soon the riders closed their  eyes and pulled their hats over  di: to keep the horses' heads against  their faces. It was all they could  the storm.    And all the time Hoy-  Government railways aro having  rather a hard time of it in Europe.  The experiment of ownership and  apcration by the State, as far as  it has been attempted, not only  in Europe but elsewhere, seem'., to  have failed, and time and trial  more and more demonstrate its inevitable and inherent inefficiency.  Everywhere State operation is  criticized, and every year proves  it increasingly unsatisfactory to  everybody, except the politicians  and the functionaries. Thus in Belgium the financial ' situation has  grown so bad that the railway administration is now contemplating  w_hat_is practically_ impossible--a  substantial increase bot-"uT-rtfrglit-  and passenger rates. It is that or  bankruptcy for the scheme.  In Switzerland Governmeut exploitation regularly works an annual deficit. With less than 3,000  miles of lines thc budget for 1900  showed a deficit of about $925,000,  and in 1908, of about $1,200,000,  without taking account of the interest on thc bonded debt amounting  to $2<JO,000,000. Government operation in that compact little country, with "only about 3,000,000 of inhabitants and an area only aboutj  twice that of the. State of Massachusetts, has given such unfavorable results that the public are crying out against it, and it promises  to be a leading issue iiv the coming  electoral campaign.  In Japan State ownership has  proved so disastrous to the finances  of thc country that thc.Government  ie now looking to a syndicate of  foreign capitalists to help it out.  The statement is made that Government ownership there has imperiled the national finances, prevented railway improvements and  checked efficiency of the service.  In Italy the results of tho State  operation arc thus far notoriously  bad. The operation results, of  course, in an" annual deficit, and  although the traffic constantly increases, the receipts constantly diminish. During a recent, month's  operation, out of 1,000 passenger  trains. 480 were an hour or more  late, and there is constant and bitter complaint both from shippers  :ind passengers as' to the -unsatisfactory char^ter of the service.  In France the least satisfactory  operation is that of the State, and  in Germany things go from bad to  WILD WHITES.  DcsecuUunt.s of Runaway Convicts  in Australia.  The wild white men of the vast,  "Never Never Land" of Northern'  Australia,  to    whom    thc Rev. T.  Major is conducting a mission, are.  known as "white blackfellows," am  expression that,   while involving a  certain    contradiction      in    terms,'  nevertheless fits them to a nicety.  Some of these voluntary outcasts  from their kind    arc    present-day!  fugitives from justice.    Others are  the descendants of    runaway convicts who "took to thc bush" in tho  bad  old   days    of    transportation.  They live amongst the aborigines,  aping their  manners  and   customs  and subsisting on the same always  scanty  and    frequently   loathsome  food.      According to "Mr.   Major,  .hey"are exceedingly shy and difficult of approach, fleeing at the first  sign of a "tame" white man.  The mere idca'of i ndivdtials of our  race and color sinking to this low-  level is revolting. Yet the Australian white blackfcllow has'his counterpart in other quarters of the  globe, notably in the Guiana hinterland, where whole colonies of  white savages arc. known to be interspersed amongst the bush negroes  than whom no.more degraded race  exists anvwhere on earth. Like  thc wild whites of thc Never Never  Land, too, these unhappy people  descended from runaway . convicts,  mostly French.  Then, again, there are the small  isolated communities of white Indians, so called, which recent research has revealed living at.various points near thc head-waters of  thc Amazon. Ethnologists have  been completely puzzled as to their  origin. They possess thc Caucasian features, and in the dialects  they speak can bo traced manj;.  more or less archaic Spanish words  and phrases. - .  This has led to thc theory being  broached that they are the descendants of some of thc followers of  Orellana, the discoverer - of tho-  Amazoh, some hundreds ,of whom  are known to have deserted their  leader and wandered aside into the  pathless forests during the first  stage of his arduous and cver-me-  morable journey.   -'.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.-."  WHAT THE TONGUE CAN TETX  3Lorc to Eyes Than to Ears, When  the Eyes are a Doctor's.  It is a fact that in every disease  there are a whole lot of things that  cannot be read from the patient's  tongue. . The classic wail ' "No  tongue can tell the agony of my  suffering" is of wider application  than "the patient uttering it is  aware. - ' '  It is equally patent, according to  American Medicine, that in every,  disease the tongue has a valuablo  story to tell and that the practician  who' ignores this story is in no  sense modern, scientific or practi-  cal._ In thejightjof day wc dojiot  cu riously examiTi^th .^twgtnrrw_=  keep an eye upon it. Not merely,  its aspect at thc outset of treatment  but its variations arc of prime significance.  The tongue findings are directly  and vitally connected with diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. The  mere presence of a coat on part  of the tongue may signify nothing.  A -heavy-coat-that -promptly fades -  on proper treatment and shows no  tendency to reappear is of less sig-|  nificance than the lightest coat that  sticks firmly or promptly returns.'  In a disease like tuberculosis, in'  which   results of  treatment  hinge  upon thc perfect intactness of tho  gastro-intcstinal functions, it is of  vastly higher importance to scrutinize' the tongue from day to dayj  than the affected lung.   In practico  wc aro too prone to disregard this  most obvious fact.   Either to amuse  the patient or to satisfy a personal  curiosity we thump the chest when  we- had  better    thump    the office������������������������������������������������������  floor. '  In recent years through thc light  shed upon the alimentary tract by  bacteriology we have come to recognize local disturbances as expressive of loss of floral balance. In  ordinary parlance4hc tract has become overgrown with weeds. This  is shown'by rude but plain evidence  in the condition of the tongue.  . :���������������������������-���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  THE OTHER SIDE.  "Say, pa," Johnny asked���������������������������and it  was his thirty-seventh query���������������������������"is  there two sides to rvery question ?"  "There is,," replied the long-  suffering parent, as. lie suddenly  yanked the youngster across his  kne.  aud began to apply his slip-  X>  fj  i  _  ���������������������������i  Dell wondered if by any chance the |v_v_ _,"in spite of" the strenuous ef-1 per, "nnd thin io the .:her .,<!( i v  Treatment for all  Ailments of  HORSES  or Live Itook  'Fully explained in on.  little booklet. Mailed free  on request.   Addreas The  Veterinary  Remedy  0������������������ .  LIMITED,  Desk i_,Ta ~A*;laiile St. Kant, TORONTO, cue.  MOULTON COLLEGE  34 Bloor streot East, Toronto.  , i_ high envlo Koililential School for Girls,  JPWW  lor iTio yoar-Ko-iidont Students, ������������������232 to $202:  I)ay St .lent . ������������������:U to 972.  College Keopens Sept, 15. Oalendar on application  MISS CHAKLOTTB THRALL. Vico-lMncI p_L  Woodstock College  WOODSTOCK,   ONT,  A ru!!y equipped Resident hi School for Boys am  Young Man. Prepares for Uulverslly, Schcola *  Science, Business, &o. 62nd Annual Calendai  cent on sp.il'catlo _  A. T. MacSEIL, B. A;, Principal*  t>   :   ;pt������������������r^?Rt-EiAMP_E AGENTSMEM������������������"  5 CASE  WRITE  i ������������������* CATALOGUE  WOMEN.  Ma*>e 93 a Day and establish permanent buninsts on  our capital. Our Mzh  cl.ies roo.ld tell oa fir'it  lnerery faotue, are quielily  u?ed up And icpeac o.dera  come fa't. EzcIuhIt* ter*  rltory gl������������������cn.  The Home Supply Co.,  Dipt. 20, T orcato, Oat  [Ontario P Veterinary College  TEMPERANCE ST., T3_0NT0, CAN.  ���������������������������atabllihed 1SS2, taken  over by the Provincial  : Government of. Ontario, 1908.  Affiliated with tho University of Toronto, under thc  eontrol of the De.it. of Africultnre of Ontario. Co ll*co  opens 1st October,-19_. _nu_o of .u������������������ly extends  Hircm. h 3 col -g_ yearn. FEES t'EBSESSION $75.00.  Ualondarcn application,  t A. A. CKA-NGB." V.8.. M.S . Principal.   DcdU H.  I     ADVICE FOR INVESTORS.  Opportunities to be Had in Cana-  j dian Securities.  i In the year 1904 there were issued  ii. Canada $34,249,247 of bonds, by  the Dominion and Provincial .Gov-  ernments.Municipalities and by_ our  Public, Utility and larger industrial  Corporations. Our continued expansion has made the ���������������������������- yearly requirements "of- enormous proportions. The Canadian Bond issues  for various . purposes in , 1908  amounted to $196,357,411, while "authentic records show.-the'value of  bon'?6 put upon tho, "market during  the current year to.date", approximately $170,000,000. -  I That Canada's growth and development depend,largely on foreign capital is shown by an analysis  of the distribution of the 1908'Bond  issuees ($196,354,441). There remained in this country 12%-.p.c,  while the United States absorbed  3%,p.c. and Great Britain 84% p!c.  Jt is noteworthy that Canadian inT  etitutions and individuals of means  are participating to a larger extent  than formerly in the financing of  our National undertakings. -  I Great Britain and "the Continent  of Europe have-long been, the chief  ,market-places of the worlds' securities. ��������������������������� Bonds���������������������������or, as they might  jbe termed fractional mortgages���������������������������  [are found among the assets of all  prosperous continental peoples, no  matter of what class. " Years of  prosperity have made the people of  the United States extensive bond  buyersroi internal issues; and their  entry inTo~the-Canadian market is7  and will be, of no little assistance  in our development.  It is a safe and wise policy that  the Canadian investor make a division of his surplus funds���������������������������part in  highest quality mortgages���������������������������part in  Municipal debentures���������������������������part in first  mortgage bonds which your banker  or an established bond house will  recommend.--    Guest: "Hey, waiter, how  will my steak be." Waiter:  average length is about four inches,  long  "The  sir.'  "Doncher   know,"    began   Sap-  leigh, "that I'm���������������������������er���������������������������sometimes in  "You   really  clincd  to   think-  ought to try it, intcrupted Miss  Cayenne. "It's not such a difficult  thing after one gets used to it."  The softer a man's head the more  he is inclined to butt .in.  DODDS ',  ^KIDNEY  4.; PILLS''  P'ABETtS  ISSUE NO. 31-09.  PLAGUE OP FLIES IN EGYPT.  Pests Reported to be Making Life  Not Worth Living.  Advices from Caliro recall the  eighth chapter of Exodus, for a correspondent writes that Egypt is at  present in thc throes -of a plague  of flies. Never, he says, have they  been such nuisances.  In the provinces these pests are  making life not worth living. Flies  are everywhere; nothing seem, to  keep them down. Old residents dc-  ciare that a plague of this description has not descended on Egypt  for very many years.  Tt is pretty serious, as flies are  tho propagators of many ills, especially ophthalmia, from which the  natives are suffering terribly. The  Government occulists will have  their hands more than full during  the duration of thc fly plague.   *     *  Do Not Delay.���������������������������Do not let a cold  er cough fasten upon you as it will  if neglected. Dr. Thomas' Eclec-  tric Oil will break up a cold and  cure a cough, and should be resorted to at at once when the first  symptoms appear. It can be disguised so that any unpleasant taste  it may have will be imperceptible  to the delicate. Try it and be convinced.  THE EXPLANATION.  Edyth���������������������������"Why did Clara insist on  having a quiet wedding"?"  May'me���������������������������"Oh, I suppose she  thought it would make talk."  After making a most careful  study of the matter, U. S. Govern-,  ment scientists state definitely,  that thc common house fly is thc  principal means of distributing  typhoid fever, diphtheria and  smallpox. Wilson's Fly Pads kill  the flics and thc disease germs,  too.  NOTHING TO SPEAK OF.  He wasn't the best behaved of  boys, and so, before he started out  for the party, his mother gave him  elaborate instructions as to the way  he should carry himself.  "Well, .-Willie, hew did "you get  on?" she asked on his return.  "Oh,  all  right,"ma."  "You "are quite- sure ypu didn't  do, any thing impolite?" \  ./.'.Well, no, ma���������������������������at least, nothing  to speak of." ���������������������������; .  .',  The mother's ' anxiety was  aroused. "  - "Ah, then, there was something  wrong. Now, tell me all about it,  Willie." .    -  "Oh, it wasn't much. You see,  I was trying to cut my meat when it  slipped"off the plate on' to the  floor."  "Oh, my dear boy, whatever did  you do?"  "I think I made it all right. I  just said, sort of carelessly, 'That's  always the way with tough meat,'  and went on with my dinner!"    -  GERMANY'S RAILWAY SYSTEM  Cost Low and Business Needs of the  Country Well Served.  Although the German railways,  unlike the French system, were not  conceived and built as a whole, and  perhaps because of their lack of  cohesion, which has enabled them  to avoid some of the faults of a  centralized system and secured to  the unimportant towns the benefit  ci an efficient service, the German-  system is to-day very complete and  responds very well to the business  necessities of the regions served.  Thanks to cheap labor, and to the  fact that the country for the most  part is level, so that it was possible  to avoid extraordinary outlay in  building, this lack of unity in the  construction of German railways  has not had the influence it might  have had on the cost of tho establishment. Between the Hook of  Holland and Berlin ' the railway  does not pass through a single tunnel (there is, in fact, not a single  railway tunnel in the' whole of"  North Germany), nor does it pass  through a- single deep_ cutting, -or  along a single high embankment.  Bridges and viaducts across rivers  are the only engineering works of  special importance that had to be  undertaken. n  It 1899 the total cost of all the  German lines, now amounting to  almost 50,000 kilometres, was stated  at 12,403,038,875 marks, or an average cost of no more than 253,615  marks a kilometre..  ������������������K-  $ 75 for sp-32 00  ti  125    "     90 00  u  65    "     50 00  a  16    "       9 50  ti  20    "      13 50  a  23    "      14 50  HIS CHOrCE.  Blobbs���������������������������"I don't imagine that  (jrot-rox was born with a silver  spoon in his mouth."  ��������������������������� Slobbs���������������������������"No,- I. -dined-.with -him -  the other evening, and if anything,  I think it must have been a silver  knife."  Use the safe, pleasant and effectual worm killer, Mother Graves'  Worm Exiterminator; nothing  equals it.^ Procure a bottle and  take it home.  THE ONTARIO VETERINARY  COLLEGE.  We beg to draw our readers' attention to the'announcement in this  issue of the Ontario Veterinary College, which is now one of the colleges under the control of the Ontario Department of Agriculture,  and affiliated with the University  of Toronto. ' -  The close relation-of some of the  diseases of the lower animals to the  public health has recently aroused  a .demand for food inspection,  which, together with-the enactment  of Federal laws for the prevention  of the spread ��������������������������� of contagious diseases,- have both had a, marked influence in broadening -the .field of  Veterinary Science in this country;  and this in its turn has led to the  extension of one year to the former  College Course, and those who contemplate following" Veterinary Science as'their-life-work, will have the  benefit, of the advance"s which have  recently been made at the College.  Professor E. A. A. Grange, Principal of the College, will be pleased  to furnish, full particulars _n application.   _>���������������������������.   SO LONG AGO.  Jessie���������������������������Miss Antique is such a  bore. When she started talking I  noticed���������������������������  Jimmie���������������������������Nonsense!' You weren't  old enough to take notice when she  started talking.  To Be 8old at Leas Than Manufacturers' Prices.  We Lave decided to sell direct to tlie'ucer at prices never before  known.    Notdthe following price0:  Top Buggies,      reg.  Rubber Tire Runabouts   Road Wagons   Nickle Trimmed Buggy Harness .. .  Brass Trimmed Buggy Harness ....  Rubber Trimmed Buggy Harness ...  Tho above goods are made from the best material we can buy, and  are fully guaranteed. - , __   i   .      "  This- is the only chance you    have ever had to buy a first-class  buggy or a, set   of harness at such low  prices.    Write now and tell  us what you require,   We will cheerfully giv_ all information regard-  ing our lines, and ship to any address in Canada.  Money refunded if goods not as represented.'    -  The Toronto Harness and Carriage Supply Com pan;  mr_ _-_--_��������������������������� TO.   ONTARIO.. ,       '      -  ..   MINNICOGANASHENE.  A hard name to pronounce, called  locally "Minnicog." This is "a  picturesque summer resort on one  of the .largest islands of the Georgian Bay, only 3% hours run by the  Grand Trunk Railway System from  tlie City of Toronto,, Canada,' and  beautifully situated among the 30,"-  OOG.islands of that territory.- Splendid hotel accommodation," good fishing, fine boating and no hay'fever.  Bass, trout, pickerel and pike  abound. For illustrated descrip;  tivt matter and all information,  write to-Mr. J. D. McDonald.  ETIQUETTE NOTE.  Pretty near time to brush up your  table manners. Corn on the cob  will soon be here.  Have you tried Holloway's Corn  Cure? It has no equal for removing theso troublesome excresences  as many have testified who havo  tiied it.  _____-___r<_  Kindly mention thc name of this  paper in writing to advertisers.  THE POINT OF VIEW.  "This man is not insane," said  the lawyer, "and never has been.  To keep him in an asylum is a  blow, sir, directed against human  rights, an assault upon thc sacred  institution of liberty, an���������������������������"  "But did you not prove last week,  w'hen ho _was on trial for murder,  that he had been from birth a raving lunatic?" interposed the court.  The lawyer smiled in a superior  way. "Surely," he said, "your  honor would not have it believed  that this court is on the intellectual  plane of that jury."  A conceited young cleric once said  to his bishop: "Do you not think  that T may well feel flattered that  so great a crowd came to hear mc  preach?" No," was the answer:  "for twice as many would come to  sec you hanged."  THOROUGHLY   EQUIPPED  GIRLS' SCHOOL.  St. Margaret's College, Toronto,  is fully equipped to prepare stu-  _dents.-for_ honor_matric_ul_atipn_and  first year university work, and also  for all examinations in Music, Art  and Domestic Science. Great attention is given to Physical education, which includes a variety of  school games ��������������������������� Tennis, Cricket,  Basket-ball, and Hockey. There  is also an open-air skating rink, a  tobaggan slide and a swimming  bath.  ONE CTHER.  She���������������������������"I don't believe it is possible for any one to look more  uncomfortable than a man in a millinery store.'-'  Hc���������������������������"Oh, I don't know. There's  thc woman who goes into a barber  shop with her little by to get his  hair cut."  Regarded as one of thc most potent compounds ever introduced  with which to combat all summer  THAT WAS SOMETHING.  He had never been to sea before.  "Can you keep anything on your  stomach?" the ship doctor asked.  "No, sir" he returned feebly,  "nothing but my hand."  It is Wise to Prevent Disorder.  ��������������������������� Many causes, lead to* disorders of  the stomach, and few are free from  them. At the first manifestation  that the stomach and liver are" hot  performing their : functions, ��������������������������� a  course of "Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills should be tried, and it will be  found that the'digestive organs will  speedily resume*' healthy/action.  Laxatives" and _ sedatives," are so  blended in these pills that-no other  preparation could be so '"effective  a* they. ���������������������������     ���������������������������   -       _  HIS MISTAKE.;  Many a man.thinks he is only  >-.rting with a girl'when he is really  flirting with trouble.  If allowed to roam over your;  house those few innocent-looking  house flies may cause a real tragedy any day. as they arc known  to be thc principal agents for the  spread of those deadly diseases,  typhoid fever, diphtheria and  smallpox. No other fly killer compares with Wilson's Fly Pads.  FEATHER   DYEING  Cleaning m4 Curling and Kid Glares clet'nad   TbtM  mn be tent bj poit, le par ox. the batt pUea la  BRITISH  AMERICAN   DYEING CO.  MONTREAL.  ron  VOUR  GARDEN      PARTY  6ECUKB  Write for terms, etc.  Main 1601, College 4712.  Entertainer  91Ade'a__it.We������������������t  . '    TORONTO. "V  'Phones: LomDUtanc*  PRINTING OFFICE FOR 'W  the "Richmond (Que.) Cuardlan," In lt������������������  53rd Year of Publloatlcn.   ~ ^  For very many years the chief,  organ of the Conservative party of  the Eastern Townships.- .Th_  Guardian" is an-8-page 6-column  paper, and has been conducted by  tbe-present editor "without inter-,  ruption for 50 years,. who retires  in consequence of advancing years.  The plant is in fair- order, and;  consists of a moderate stock of news ,  "and job type, 7-Horse-power engin#:-  and boiler, Peerless Gem  -cutter,;,  28-in.  Campbell-power "press, medium Gordon (modern), and Liberty  circular and card press, all in per-/  tect order; three very large stonei, ^  tables, furnitiirey.tools, addressing*-  machine, stoves,:etc.;'ctc.  Apply either to.,  g. FRANK WILSON, Toronto.,  or W. _5_. 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',���������������������������-  FATHER'S MIGHTY TASK.  -_*  The Teacher���������������������������"All your arithmetic problems are wrong... If this  happens again, I'll tell your  father." The Pupil���������������������������"But pa did  'm for mc!b  PERFECTLY HARMLESS and yet effectual. Painkiller may be administered by  inexperienced persons without fear of  accident. - For all-bo\.el complaints it is  a sure specific. Avoid substitutes, there is  but one " Painkiller "���������������������������Perry Davis'���������������������������25c.  and  50c.  DOMESTIC PROBLEMS.  Mr. Ncwwed���������������������������My dear, I wish  you'd tell that cook that wo don't  like our beefsteak burned, and don't  want our roasts ra*'.  Mrs. Ncwwed���������������������������Tell her! How can  I. She never comes into the parlor  and she won't let mo go into the  kitchen.  Always Serviceable.���������������������������Most   pills  complaints and inflammation of tho   j       ihcjr properLies with age. Not  l_ _._.._-__.       T_������������������       T        r_       TtrtlI/Mvrir;<_'llt7C._������������������n_ . . .      -_ ������������������������������������������������������ <        _-r ������������������   i        i_* _ _  bowels, Dr. J. D. Kcllogg's Dysen  tery Cordial has won for itself a  reputation that no other cordial  for thc purpose can aspire to. For  young or old suffering from these  complaints it is the best medicine  that can be procured.  ICY.  Ic is about the only thing that  needs a blanket wrapped around  in to keep it comfortable in hot  w.ather.  Does Your BaoH Aoho 7 Don't oxporfment wrm  Imitations but get tho genuine the "DA L"  MenthTWaiter. It cured. Davis <k Lawienca,  Co., makors.  Kindly mention the name of this  paper iii writing to advertisers.  Many a good reputation has been  stabbed by a pointed tongue.  fo with Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  The pill mass is so compounded  that their strength and effectiveness  is preserved and the pills can bo  carried anywhere without fear of  losing their potency. This is a  quality that few pills possess. Somo  pills lose their power, but not so  with Parmelee's. They will maintain their freshness and potency  for a long time.  DON'T MEM TION IT.  Sapphcdd���������������������������"You saved mc from  being killed by that auto. I owe  my life to you 1" Stouten���������������������������"Young  man, d_n't let trilling debts like  that worry you I"  A Domestio Eye Ramedy.  Murine Afforih Reliable Relief to Eyes that Xeod  K:_ro. Try Murine Mye lteraacly In Your Eye*.  it Soothes ������������������-0 rata.  ,  ^ - _-   ' "!_  THE SAFEST  _"    '*���������������������������  /    \      *       . ^* * i    \  INVESTMENT  1",     \ "-w  - _       _" S!l'  In It   .������������������������������������ <r'u������������������ tUat your.  flrat'conal--ration lain- : .  -: }.''XKi������������������\  .(������������������������������������������������������tine la to place you*  .���������������������������, _..-������������������^i���������������������������  mouey where It will ba -_  :   -��������������������������� "  - '^*v:V  SAKE T   The next wlicra  V' l  l   " J i  It    Mill   bring   yon   tli ���������������������������  *    * -    *"     ���������������������������_.  best' Income 1   Vou want  -  to KEEP all yuii 11AV ., >  .   ',- i  a.  you can.  *                *  The history of Standard  '  Canadian Bonds has been  an 'unusually satisfactory  one.   It is imperative lhat  "^       1  every safeguard should be  '    '  taken  by  the bond firm  j.  when a new issue is.made;.  ____!_"' _1- L___,  subsequently ihat the Com  .    ,  ,  pany's record be carefully  and regularly observed.  ,  This Corporation has  ���������������������������;*  brought upon the market a  gi\'(tt number of the best  known bond issues-of Can  adian concerns which have  been���������������������������  .  ���������������������������Of undoubted safety.  ���������������������������Giving a large interest  _-  return.  *-.       .  ���������������������������Noiv showing a handsome  appreciation_in value.  .       *i*  Some   llallroml bond*  to yield  *  i ." " ���������������������������  4%  to 5V_  I������������������cr cent.  ,-   ' ,  Some   Electric   Uy.   bonda    to  .  ; yield 5  per cent.  ��������������������������� '������������������  Some bonda 'of Mi's. Coy'a. io  '"-���������������������������  yield BVi to 0 per cent.  ' .'.'  Consult tis with regard  ,,                         1  to your investments.  DOMINION  *  SECURITIES  CORPORATION, LIMITED  2G KING STREET EAST, TORONTO  ' ._. ?_._ .w^r^.','!  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  September 23, 1909  rayi\ent?  When you can  build a home to  Suit Yourself  e   ������������������  Seasoned  !    Lumber  | Always on Hand  | also a full line of building ma-  I terial. Estimates cheerfully  | furnished.  ! A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  Limited  I Enderby " B. C  _*-_._ J__.'. ___y^_f ,.^..i--1CC*kct._k������������������',.il^ :*������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  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.  ���������������������������   City Council Meeting  The regular meeting of the City  Council was held Monday evening. The discussion of the city  hall plans and specifications was  the principle business of the meeting. It was "decided to call for  tenders for the immediate erection of the building. These tenders are to be opened at a subsequent meeting to' be held Saturday evening next. The building will be 36x40, 12-inch brick  .walls, with cement foundation  to a height four feet above  ground. The basement will be  occupied by the fire apparatus,  furnace room, cells and tool  room. It will open onto George  street. The main floor will have  a spacious vestibule, with the  clerk's office to the right of the  entrance, and safety vault opening off of the clerk's room. To  the left of the entrance will be a  committee room, to be used for  library purposes also, and directly  in front of the entrance the large  Council chamber. A bell tower  is also provided.  A small grist of bills were allowed and a few minor matters'  laid over for further consideration.      .____ ���������������������������  Annual Shoot at the Range  Following is the score of the  Rifle Association members shooting .at the several ranges last  week:  is a great feature. Her- tact and  wit in fooling her father,-Governor Bobs, ie by no means slow.  Miss Myrtle Deloy, in the part  of Phyllis, ably supporting Kid,  makes the plot one of good  judgment and mirth.  Miss Myrtle Deloy will again  render some of her favorite solos.  Eddie Deloy, in the part of Bim  and Alvin Beatty in the. part of  Bom, the comedians in the sketch  keep the audience in continuous  laughter.  Whatever you do, don't miss  "Li Hung Chang." adv.  T WILL rent or sell my favm, situated two miles  -1- north of Enderby on tho trunk road. Other  interests occupy my time. Wm.Hancock, Enderby  200Z. 200/..  R.Wheeler,   30 28  J.Torakinson24 12  G. Sharpe,   30 23  G. Bell,        31 30  Dr. Keith,   28 26  Geo.Little,   24 20  J.F.Massey, 26 11  W.C.Graham27 21  E.Robertson25 27  A. E. Taylor,     26 22  Ed Mack,            25 22  A. E. Evans,     26 25  H. Moffet,           14 7  W. T. Holtby,    26 19  A. J. Graham,    6 10  200 ..J1". 200_.  27     24  22  24  27.  27  21  18  22  17  21  22  27  11  19  3  19  23  27  21  20  19  20  23  23  24  25  8  15  15  500 500 GOO  23 27 18  18 24 21  23 25 19  28 32 29  26 30 2S  19 18 14  21 18 10  15 14 11  11   4   2  27 23  19 11  23 21  13  24 27  9   12  " Wanted���������������������������for cash: Early spring  calves; must be from good beef  stock.  Robert Waddell, Enderby  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  KNDERKY. 13. C.    .  Debt Collection Everywhere on straight commission basis.    Bad debts bought for CASH   ���������������������������  W. A. DO .SON, Manager  TUST~OFFTCE-  HOURS-8 a. m, to 0:30 p. m.; mails close, Bouth-  bound, 10:00 a.m.: northbound, 4:00 p. m.  Handicap Tennis Tournament  . The seasons-end games of the  Tennis Club will commence., on  Monday, Sept. 27th. It is the  annual" handicap tournament.  Events: Gentlemen's singles,  ladies' singles; gentlemen's  doubles, ladies' doubles; mixed  doubles. Entrance fee, 50c each.  The season will be brought to a  close by a dance in K. P. hall,  Oct. 1st', and the finals will be  played on Oct. 2nd.  Deloys to Appear Again  All who enjoyed the Deloys in  K.- of P. Hall last Saturday evening will be pleased to learn that  they are to play a return engagement here next Tuesday evening,  Sept. 28th in the K. of P. Hall.  The Oriental Occidental Comic  Opera, "Li Hung Chang" will be  the offering.  This play is one of a very neat  and artistic scene, requiring great  care-and-pains-=in���������������������������the-making-of-  its success.  Tolla Deloy in the part of Kid,  Prices,   Sept. 23rd  and until changed:  Moffet's Best Flour, $1.65 49-lbs  Three Star Flour, $1.55 per    ''  Drifted Snow Pastry, $1.55    ''  Two Star Flour, $1.45  Whole Wheat Flour, $1.50   "  Graham Flour,     -    $1.40    "  Four Star Chop, $1.40 per 80 lbs  Three Star Chop, $1.35 per 80 lbs  Shorts, $1.20 per 90 lbs.  Middlings, $1.30 per 90 lbs.  Wheat, $1.90 per 125-lbs  Oats, $1.40 per 90 lbs.  Oat Chop, $.95 per 60 lbs.  Barley Chop, $1.10 per 70 lbs.  Whole Corn, $2.00 per 100 lbs.  Cracked Corn, $2.10 per 100 lbs.  Bran: $.90 per 70 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  Terms: Net Cash  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  Enderby B    C.  Hot Water  Bottles  Fountain Syringes  Combination  Hot Water Bottles  and  Fountain Syringes  A. REEVES  Ladies:  You will be  delighted to see  our new Fall Dress  Patterns  The most stylish ever shown  in Enderby, and no two alike  ���������������������������exquisite in coloring and  pattern���������������������������rich in quality���������������������������  dainty in finish. Several  who have seen them have  ordered before the goods  were marked. Do not delay making your selection.  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff Street  You must see these  goods to fully  appreciate their  quality  The same may be said of our  dress skirts, and fall waists.  Inspect these lines. They  are sure to please.  Come in and let us show  you real quality in Men's  light and heavy wool Undergarments. You cannot do  better when buying woolens  j than to buy the best. Cheap  woolen underwear is dear at  any price.;  Our stock of Fall Shoes is  ready for your inspection.  THe POLSON MERCANTILE CO.  Limited  Postoffice block Enderby  Enderby I  EGAW  'Q_^^T^K2ES(B:Q  Departmental Stores  VERNON,   B. C.  ss_a____f__2___  Rowboats  Canoes  -   __ -.;X.V._. ���������������������������*&_'  mWCI^  n  eady ������������������ Hunting  Rifles, Ammunition, Tents, Outfits,  Canoes, Boats, Etc.  H1  ull 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 ean 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 ������������������������������������������������������ VERNON  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits, $699,969.88  Honorary President, Rt. Hon. LORD STRATHCONA. MOUNT ROYAL. G. C. M. G.  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  TAVINGS^BANK^DEPAR^  Branches in Okanagan District: Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON, Esq,, Manager, Vernon      A. E. TAYLOR. Manager. Enderby  CarrOll & CO. Furnace Work  Eave Troughing and all kinds of Sheet Tin and Copper work.  Jobbing Work given prompt attention.  Corner Hudson and Alexander Sts.    . ..   .  Repairing and  SALMON ARM  JAMES  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Infiumnco policy in tho Royal Insurance Co.  of Liverpool, Eng��������������������������� is a valuable asset, A plain,  straightforward  contract, leaving no room for  doubt as to its value. "_.   OWAT  The Liverpool   . London & Globe Int. Co.  Thc Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Assurance Co,  Royal Insurance Coo. Liverpool (Life dopt)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee _  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK, ENDERBY  Livery I 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. Cliff and George Sts. ENDERBY  R.  LINGFORD,  PHOTOGRAPHER  Studio at Salmon Arm. Will visit Enderby first  week in every month. Photos 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  All kinds of   Electrical   Work   and   Installing  promptly attended to  %  Enderby, B. C.


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