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C., November 4, 1939  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 2; No. 36; Whole No. 88  x_x���������������������������r  xx:  xx:  z_xx:  -*~+~^  ENDERBY NEWS BOILED DOWN-WHAT'S DOING ALONG THE SPALLUMCHEEN  Mrs. Wm. H. Hutchison returned  from her eastern   visit on Saturday.  Don't miss the Cassels-Percival entertainers. They are recommended  highly.  Mrs. Jas. Martin returned from an  extended trip to her eastern home  last Saturday.  The Presbyterians hold their annual bazaar on Thursday, Nov. 18th,  afternoon and evening.  Postmaster   Harvey   has been confined to his home for the past week,  ���������������������������-   by a severe cold on the lungs.  Just received: A shipment of caps,  fuse, dynamite and stumping powder.  A. Fulton, Bnderby hardware.  Don't look for the man in Enderby  who can run a newspaper to suit  everybody. He went to heaven long  ago.- -  Bricklaying on the City Hall will  commence next week. The walls of  the Methodist church are nearing the  roof.'  To-night: Local talent entertainment, K. P. hall, under the auspices  of the Ladies Guild of St. George's  church.  Get your tickets early for the Cassels-Percival . entertainers. Every  moment of the evening will be one of  enjoyment.  Miss Taylor is enjoying a visit  from her friend, Miss Nicholson, of  Ottawa, this week, on her way to  coast cities.  Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Salt returned  to Enderby on Tuesday, after a six-  months visit to the old home" at  Shrewsbury, Eng.  Mrs. A. Sutcliffe, gave a very enjoyable progressive whist party at  her home last Thursday evening to a  gathering of thirty.  Monday night, Nov. 8th, the Cassels-Percival entertainers, first of  the Star Lyceum course of entertainments, A. Reeves presenting.  Mrs.   Stevenson,   mother of W. P.  Gooch, attorney, formerly of Ender-  ""by," vi.it_d_MrK_Ge_t~R7_La"wes_"wb.le"  en route to the coast, this week.  Mr. Chas. Treat and Miss Edith  M. Folkard were married on October  20th at the home of the bride's parents, Rev. Leech-Porter officiating.  .The Annual Winter Poultry Show  of the Northern Okanagan Poultry  Associativa will be held in Enderby  on the 7th, 8th and 9th of December.  The "old Presbyterian church" building is being remodeled and made into  a residence, by the A. R. Rogers  Lumber Company, the present owners  The train service has been changed  over the Okanagan   branch.     Beginning this week, the southbound train  ���������������������������>������������������ arrives at   Enderby   at 10:53; northbound at 17:02.'  Mrs. J. A. Morrison delighted her  Enderby friends this week by a visit  from her Arrowhead home. She is  being entertained by Mrs. Jas. Evans  and Mrs. J. C. English.  Miss Worthington, who has been  spending several months at Vancouver, returned to Enderby Tuesday  morning, to spend ten days or more  with Mr. and Mrs. H. Worthington.  The announcement of Hon. Price  Ellison being raised to the position  of Minister of Lands and Works, has  come with gladness to every loyal  Okanaganite who has not an axe to  grind, or a bee in his bonnet.  A. A. Faulkner returned a few days  ago from the coast, where he went to  get a force of workmen for his lumber camp on Shuswap lake Mr.  Faulkner says laborers are plentiful  ��������������������������� at Vancouver, it requiring but about  ten minutes for the employment  agency to get him all the men he  wanted.  The Postoffice window display this  week consists of a general display of  vegetables and grain from the Hazel-  mere Ranch. Mr. Waddell is making  as fine an exhibition as can be seen.  It consists of perfect samples of red  and white carrots, Sweedes, sugar  beets, common "cabbage and savoy,  parsley, turnips, oats and wheat, and  a sunflower 16 inches across the face.  Owing to the - threatening' weather  and poor roads, the attendance from  Enderby to the Hullcar-Deep Creek  supper last Friday evening was not  large, but from the settlement nearby a good crowd attended and enjoyed a very happy evening.  D. T. Forbes and family leave this  week for Grand Forks, where Mr.  Forbes has accepted a position in the  Eastern Townships Bank. Their  many Enderby friend will regret to  lose Mr. and Mrs. Forbes from our  midst, but will join with us in wish  ing them every success in their new  field.  If ever there was need of road repair wak, it is on the road from Enderby to Lansdowne. This piece of  road is in the Spallumcneen Municipality, or the very bad part of it is,  and our good neighbors should put a  man on' it with a shovel to let ofi  the water. The cost would be very  little to put the road in good repair.  J. W. Bengough, the famous cartoonist, humorist, and entertainer,  will appear before an Enderby audience on Saturday night, the 27th of  November, in K. P. hall. As an entertainer Mr. Bengough is in'a class  by himself. He has just- returned  from a very successful tour of Australia, where he scored a tremendous  success.  of a life time, perhaps the last you  may have to hear this brilliant entertainer.  Saturday afternoon the local Conservative association met and elected  the following delegates to attend the  convention at Vernon, Nov. 2: Geo.  Heggie, Frank Hassard, Wm. Hancock, F. H. Barnes, W. Jones, W. J.  Fenton, Robt. Waddell, H.MiWalker.  F. H. Barnes was named to represent the association at the meeting  of the" provincial association at. Kamloops, early in December. Six of the  delegates named attended ' the convention, two by proxy. The nomination of Hon. Price Ellison was  made by acclamation. On the same  day the Liberal convention was held  at Vernon, delegates attending from  lore ne scored a ii.me_ui._o  "       _ T ������������������������������������������������������ _ __   ������������������_n   xr  w   TC_n-  This will be the opportunity  Enderby bem^ Geo. Bell^j"jJ^  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  Publi.hed a,ery Thu,*.*. at Enderby. tho Gate-Way of the famc u. Ok.na.an. Und of the Ei������������������ Canaan Red APPL and the Califonu. W Canada  Entered in the Post Office at Enderby. B. C. as second-clays matt cr.^ . __   "In order to be poor in the Okanagan, you have to waste an awful lot of Time and Money  II.     M.     WALKKR  ONE   MAN'S POINT OF VIEW  _*������������������V>������������������������������������<_  _  I  houses,'is   a   dollar   sent where you  do not. stand- any.,..show of. getting  the existing, way    of running things,  if a.citizen wishes to have a by-law  T is a matter for mutual congratulation, that our citizens  are sending less', and less of their  money to eastern department stores,  for goods they can get quite as well  of the home merchant. Gradually  this fashion of throttling the town  will become obsolete, and it will be  to the advantage of ..all. There is a  negative and affirmative side of this  question, as there is to all questions.  The merchant believes that the per-i  son who sends his money to a mail  order house is, to say the least, unpatriotic. On the other hand, says  one, the buyer maintains'that much  as he dislikes to send his money  away, he cannot pay the prices asked  =by--the-4ocal-=merchant^and=suppor_t.  his family. While there has been, no  doubt, some cause for this complaint  on thc part of the mail order buyer,  when conditions .were quite different,  we do not believe there is any .sound  argument in such a claim now. The  merchants of Enderby are doing all  that is in their power to make it unnecessary for anyone to send out of  town for anything in the line of dry  goods, boots and shoes, clothing and  staple goods." They have in stock a  splendid assortment, and the nuality  of the goods is quite as good as is  carried by the large city stores. It  should be the pride of our people to  show appreciation for what they are  doing in this line, and encourage the  good work. Get in touch with the  home merchant; keep in touch with  him. Tell him what you want, and  if he has not got it, ask him to send  for it. He will gladly do it. And  when he does, buy it; don't tell him  he is a cent or two higher than  Beatum. If our people would do the  right thing by our home merchants,  our home merchants would turn the  markets up side down to bring to  Enderby the best the world has, and  at prices as low as they can be made  for good goods. Get away from the  foolish notion that the home merchant is here to pile on the "price.  He is here to live and let live, the  same as you and I; he is here to build  up the town and make it a more  beautiful place to live in; he is here  to lend his capital and influence in  the work of Enderby; he contributes  to your churches, your schools, your  charity organizations, your betterment and the betterment of all; he  pays his quota in the building of  sidewalks, grading of streets, and  up-keep of the city; he builds business blocks and employs heads of  families who live in the town, and in  turn lend their assistance in the  work of building a better town.  Every dollar sent to the mail order  .nv nf it hhek���������������������������it-is sore    You may  enforced, "he. must be his own police-;  _ __ Sr r ������������������ wt i=^������������������s; HS  m__ you   poorer   ���������������������������.  ma*i _ your ���������������������������������������������������������������"������������������$������������������������������������l ES&  made for the appointment and keep  of a regular police officer. The members of the present council readily  see this.  w  I  town poorer  .000  HEN I cash in, and this poor  race is run, my chores performed and all my errands  done, I know that folks who mock  my efforts here, will, weeping," bend  above my lowly bier, and bring large  garlands, worth three bucks a throw,  and paw the ground in ecstasy of  woe. And friends will wear crepe  bow-knots on their tiles, while I look  down (or up) a million miles, and  .' ^ndcr why those people never knew  how smooth I was until my spirit  flew. When I cash in I will not care  a yen for all the praise that's heaped  upon me then; serene and silent, in  my handsome box, I shall not heed  the laudatory talks, and all the  pomp-and_all_thc___v_ain_.display will.  just be thrown away. So fell me  now, while I am on the earth your  estimate of my surprising worth; 0  tell me what a looloo-bird I am, and  fill me full of taffy and of .jam.���������������������������Walt  Mason.  ooo  N another column of this paper a  correspondent suggests the need  of a curfew law in Enderby. It  would be better to suggest the need  of somebody to enforce a curfew-law  as well as the many other city laws,  which, as another correspondent  pointed out in last week's issue, are  constantly ignored and freely sidestepped. The disgraceful conduct of  the boys and young men, hallowe'en  evening, when they maliciously destroyed city and private property,  without let or hindrance and nobody  to say them- nay, is simply carrying  to a logical end the attitude that  has been permitted to exist so long,  ���������������������������an attitude of indifference to local  by-laws, and the official positions of  the men whose duty it is to see that  they are enforced. This heathenish  custom of believing that license is  given on hallowe'en night for any  young buck with more strength than  sense to get out and molest his  neighbor or his neighbor's property,  is twenty years out of date. There  is no reason in such conduct, and  anyone caught in the act of destroying property, hallowe'en night or any  other night, should be severely punished. "What is everybody's business is nobody's business," hence  it is, that without a police officer,  we are in a worse' condition than if  we were not incorporated, for then it  would be the provincial constable's  duty to prevent such occurrences.  No matter what the cost, Enderby  should have a duly appointed and  thoroughly qualified police officer,  whose duty it shall be to enforce the  by-laws of the city and maintain order.   At the present time and under  E  ooo  DITOR HAGGEN of the Revelstoke Mail-Herald, recently  was up against one of those  civil cases brought under the criminal code. He was tried before Justice Morrison, and acquitted of the  charge of obtaining money under  false pretenses, the jury adding a  rider to their decision that "the jury  feel and strongly believe that criminal proceedings should never have  been taken against the accused." It  will be interesting to learn Justice  Morrison's views on the case, and I  am_going_to__give    some of the evi-  ney and Robt. Johnstone.   Mayor De-'  Harte', of   Kelowna,    was nominated  by the Liberals to contest the riding.  ENDERBY PUBLIC, SCHOOL , .'  Principal's   Division:     During    the  month of October marks were given .  daily in all the subjects in the principal's room.   Several written examinations also   were   held   during the  month, and the marks taken at them  were added   to   the daily, markings.  The following list shows the relative  standing of the pupils in all the sub-;;  jects taken together:  Senior Division���������������������������  (1) Harold Bass, (2) Arthur Teece,'  (3)-Dorcas Rrash (4) Vivian.Nichol,  (5) John McManon, (6)Amy Bogart, _.  (7) Jasper Mowat, (8) Pat Mowat,  (9) Ida Robinson,(10)Oliver Ruttan,  .(11) Horace Marwood, (12)T.McKay  (13)  F.  Pearson, (l_)Philena Boyer,  (15) Fred  Johnson,(16) Sylvia Black  (17) Gerty. Teece,' (18) Jas. Johnson  (19)A. Dunwoodie,(20) John" Antilla,7  (21) Edith Teece. .'���������������������������.-'���������������������������    ��������������������������� '���������������������������  Intermediate Division���������������������������  (1) Art. Buchholz, (2) Elmer Grant,  (3) HuJda Carlson, (4) Pearl Cam-,  ero, (5) Alice Marwood,. '(6) Rena"  Dunwoodie; (7) "Austin ' Collin,  (8), Winnie Bell, (9) Mildred Hutchison, (10) Bert Hassard, (11) Sidney. Green,. (12) Carrie Hassardj;  (13) Tom Elliott. .  Junior Division���������������������������  (1) Olga Carlson, (2) Bessie Jones,  (3) Agnes-Carlson, (4) Victor Bogart  (5) Walter Dale, (6) Herbert Blan-  chard, (7) Clifford Greyell.  .  Several of the forty-one pupils  whose.names are given in the foregoing list diVl not attend very regularly, and, In consequence of this,,  have a lower standing than they  would have obtained if they had been  present every day. A pupil cannot  obtain marks when absent.  dence, wherein his lordship took a  hand in questioning the accused. It  makes one glory in our courts to see  a Justice ring so clear for a square  deal, and no man cad read this simple colloquy without honoring the  court more and the minions of the  law less:  Judge Morrison to accused���������������������������Do you  mean to tell the Court you were  placed under arrest in connection  with this .matter? ____ ._.  Accused���������������������������Yes, my lord, I was.  Judge Morrison���������������������������And put behind  the bars?  Accused���������������������������Yes, my lord. I was sitting in the office of the chief of police when this man Foster, the police magistrate, came in and told the  chief of police to take me out of  there and put me behind-the bars,  and this was done.  Judge Morrison ��������������������������� How long did  they keep you there?  Accused���������������������������Till about 11 o'clock at  night.  Judge Morrison���������������������������Have you a wife  and family?  Accused���������������������������Yes, my lord.  Judge Morrison���������������������������And you have  your home in Revelstoke?  Accused���������������������������Yes, my lord.  Mr. McDonald (attorney prosecuting) protested against accused being  allowed to make these statements  before the jury.  Judge Morrison���������������������������Well, you have  put this man with his back against  the wall, and I am going to Bee that  he gets fair play, and that all the  circumstances connected with this  matter are fully and fairly placed before the Court. (To accused���������������������������Have  you any explanation as to this action taken against you?)  Accused then narrated the story of  the fight that had been going on in  Revelstoke during the past year, of  the active part he had taken in it as  editor of the Observer, and a general  review of the circumstances.  CITY  COUNCIL  MEETING  i li  All the members of the City Council were present at the meeting held  Monday evening, except Aid. Lawes.  ==The=plans="and==J=specifications;?rsu._^=  mitted by the architects for heating  the City Hall were referred back for  some minor    changes,   and the clerk  was instructed to call for tenders for  the work as soon as the changes are  made.  Mayor Bell was appointed delegate  to the meeting of B. C. Municipalities to be held at Nanaimo on Nov;  11th, and as Aid. Lawes anticipates  being in the coast" cities "at the time,"  he, too, was asked to attend.  The letter from Mrs. S. Poison,  presented some weeks ago, asking a  donation from the city to assist in  furnishing a ward in thc Vernon hospital, was taken from the table and  the clerk was instructed to reply  that the Council regretted its inability to comply' with the request, as  the funds placed at the Council's disposal for the year were exhausted.  City Clerk Rosoman submitted a  list of persons and firms who had  taken out trade licenses, and the  same was ordered posted in the office  for the inspection of anyone who is  interested.  Aid. Evans called attention to the  constant blocking of the main street  by the trains, and it was decided to  ask the mayor to take the matter in  hand and see if the matter cannot be  remedied.  Complaint was made to the Council of the serious nature of the depredations of night-prowlers on hallowe'en evening, but as nobody was  caught in the act, and the city had  no police officer whose duty it was  to prevent such occurrences, the City  was unable.to do anything. On the  night mentioned, some thirty feet of  sidewalk on Knight street was torn  up, also some on George street, fences were ruthlessly torn down and  stretched upon the sidewalk, and  much destruction of a like nature  was done to private property. .<HH>������������������-0 .-04K>4K>-t^>fK>4K>-������������������*0+<.  THE "TOFF"  fO+O ���������������������������*-0*-OX>4H>^ ox. o ���������������������������*-<>������������������> <������������������  A quarter of a century ago    the  mining  camps of  New  Mexico offered  refuge to any man desirous  c���������������������������' sinking his identity, since curiosity was one of the few vices they  did not encourage.    To question _  new-comer  as  to    his. antecedents  was not only a breach of etiquette,  but a dangerous act in a community where every man carried weapons and resorted to tlicni on the  slightest occasion.      Unlcs-s volunteered, a man's very name remained  u, secret, he being���������������������������for convenience  ���������������������������] .baptized with a nickname, picturesquely inappropriate, as a rule.  "Toff"  brought his    name    with  him���������������������������"printed  all    over  him,"   as  someone  remarked;  and  certainly  his appearance was unique for the  locality.    Sandy .Ridge was twenty  miles from the railway, and the intervening stretch of scrub and desert had to be crossed on horseback,  uo that the    sudden    advent of a  ycung man, attired in a tweed suit,  with immaculate linen,  was sufficiently  startling  even    without the  portmanteau  plastered  with labels  reminiscent of European travel.  But these items were    trifles  in  comparison  with  the. monocle decorating the stranger's left eye-socket,  the effect of    vvhich    upon the  crowd at the    Miners'    Arms was  simply  paralyzing.     Sentences  remained part-spoken, glasses halted  half-way lo thirsty lips, and a man  who  was lighting his pipe  burned  ' Lis fingers badly.   Thc stranger appeared quite unconscious of the interest he exciled.    Addressing thc  saloon-keeper���������������������������known as "Ginger"  because  his  hair  was  not red���������������������������he  said coolly :���������������������������-  "Can 1���������������������������er���������������������������have a room here?"  Tho saloon-keeper, a man of few  words- until  roused,   when  his  vocabulary at once became extensive,  nodded silently; but a great hulking  miner,   named    Baynes,    who  had  been surveying    the    visitor    with  marked disapproval, struck in :  "S*1.'. young feller, air yo goin'  to stay long?"  Thc "young feller" turned slowly and regarded the speaker  through his monocle with an air of  languid curiosity. Baynes would  have faced the muzzle of a six-  shooter without blinking, but a  few moments of this cold, silent  scrutiny made him squirm. Then  came the drawling reply:���������������������������  "If I find the���������������������������er���������������������������locality suitable, it is���������������������������er���������������������������possible I may settle here���������������������������with your permission, of  course."  A burst of laughter from the red-  shirted, brown-throated throng  hailed the obvious discomfiture of  tho questioner. Thc stranger picked up his bag and followed Ginger  high above his head.    Every man land led her gently to a prostrate  present knew the significance of the  action, and promptly scuttled oxit  cf the lino of fir... The stranger,  thus left standing alone, became  aware that the poised hand held a  heavy Colt's revolver, and suddenly realized that he was facing death.  One swift downward drop of thc  threatening arm and all would be  over. His face became a shade  paler, his eyes stared tensely, but  he did not flinch.  "Keep your arm quite still,  Baynes; I have you covered," said  a sharp, resolute voice.  Tho bully's face changed, and hc  paused in the very act of lowering  his weapon.   A lightning glance towards    the door    showed    him the  glistening barrel  of  a Winchester  repeating    rifle,    pointed    at    his  heart.     "Take his gun away,  one  of you," continued    tho    speaker,  and when this was done he stepped  through thc open door, his weapon  Hung easily across thc crook of his  left arm.   ready for    instant  use.  fie was a man of about thirty, of  lithe, athletic   build, and -with a  pleasant, sun-stained face. He was  carefully groomed,  and his apparel was conspicuous for its fine quality.    Be surveyed thc discomfited  bully with contemptuous good-hu-  ffior.  "If you  are still    bankerin'  for  you  i side door,  thus  s  threat to  "fake somo  o'  through  Baynes  thc frills out'n him."  "He's a real toff, boys," cried  one of thc spectators, and the title  was forthwith adopted delightedly.  "Beckon he knocks spots off the  Dandy for style," said another.  '"_ ayptheT crl HjtT p'tjcrfetif iflTwife rf  they meet."  The rencontre took place a feu-  hours later, and there were "pro-  not  Having reus journey,  bar  line  the  ccedin's  certainly, though  of the nature expected,  moved thc stains of  "Toff" was standing in the  watching the scene. The long  of drinkers at the counter,  .. various couples .gambling at the  tables set in thc open space before  it. tho. strange medley of tongues���������������������������  for every nation seemed to be represented���������������������������combined to form a picture which could nol fail lo intcr-  os.i anyone upon whom it had not  staled.  Presently a burnt of laughter from  the other end of (he room attracted  his attention,  and  he saw tliat  it on mo from a group of men  who  had partly   . nr-mindcd    a   young  girl.   She was barely eighteen, with'  groat, dark o.ves and a slender figure, the grace of which her shabby  clothing could not hide.    Just now  ������������������ihc was   . krinking   timidly ��������������������������� |)c.r  olive cheeks stained crimson���������������������������from  Baynes,   whose    bloated    face  wa.s  thrust   towards   her.      Jfis  unwelcome attentions frightened her as  much as they amused the immediate onlooker,    and   "Toff"  caught  ;in appealing look as her gaze met  his own.  In three strides he crossed the intervening space, caught the bully  by thc shoulder, and whirled liim  out of the girl's path so vigorously that the man lost bis balance  nnd went sprawling on the sanded  floor.  "Vou coward. ��������������������������� .. torment .  child !"Jie cried, Ike affect ion goiio  from his voice, and an ominous  glint in his grey eyes.  Tna second the fallen man w.s-  on his feet again, a venomous snarl  are  blood, I'll take a hand with you  myself." he remarked, slowly; and  then, as the other did not reply,  be added, sarcastically, "Shootin'  'Unarmed strangers appears to be  his limit, boys," and turned with  ji smile to "Toff," hand outstretched. "I like you." hc said. "Let's  take a walk and get acquainted."  Such a frank proffer of friendship from one who had just say.cd  his life could not be declined, and  the pair left the saJoon and strolled  towards the pine-covered ridge  which sheltered tiie settlement.  The stranger's effort to express his  gratitude was cut short.  "He's a mean hound, that Baynes, and he'd have fixed you good  if I hadn't happened along,"    the  other  said,  cheerfully.    "Can  shoot any?"  '/Toff" confessed that his ac-  qaintance with firearms was limited  to the slaughter of inoffensive  game; he knew nothing of pistol-  shooting. His companion's face  grew thoughtful. "That's bad," he  said. "It's a -tough crowd out  here. I reckon you'd better make  tracks for civilization again or  you'll be playin' priucipal part in  a funeral."  Thc new-comer's under-jaw stiffened. "I'll take my chance," he  said. "By the way, I should be  glad to know to whom I am���������������������������er���������������������������  indebted."  The languid drawl brought a flicker of amusement into thc other's  eyes, but he replied, gravely,  am Dan Bevis, commonly called the  'Dandy,' a gambler by profession."  "Toff" bowed. "My name is  Frank Beverley," he began, and  stopped as he saw Dan's smiling  face.  "Don't you belicvo it, my son,"  replied thc gambler. "Your name  is 'Toff from now on in these parts  an' you'd better let her go at  that."  Beverley laughed,  and promised  to "let her go" accordingly.  =^Nat_fMllypt1fc==COT"WrYati_'_"t"u"rrv^  ed on the girl who   had so nearly  cost Beverley    his    life,  and    the  gambler told him the little that was  known about her.    She was called  Nita, and was an orphan.     Years  before her father had been shot in  the saloon at Sandy Hid go, and the  proprietor's wife���������������������������then    alive���������������������������had  adopted thc child.   Since the death  of her benefactress Nita had paid  for her protection by doing all the  household drudgery    for thc surly  Ginger.  pine. She sank down, but in a moment was up again, beseeching him  lo fly���������������������������crying that his life was in  danger.  "Why do they want to kill me'?''  be asked, quietly _ and the girl's  eyes turned from his, while a vivid  Imish of shamo flamed in her  cheeks.  "For stealing,'-' she faltered, and  went on to toll him how, soon after  1'is departure���������������������������two days before���������������������������the  saloon-keeper's horse was stolen,  and the hoof-prints showed that it  had been taken to the "plain. The  animal was thc only shod one in  thc settlement. "Toff" listened  gravely; he knew that the offence  was more serious than murder, and  tliat but for the timely warning he  would have walked to certain death.  "Thank you Nita," he said. "You  don't believe it, do you?"  The girl shook her head, but he.  eyes were downcast, or he might  have read in them that his guilt  would have made no difference to  her. Thc assurance bf her faith  pleased him curiously, and almost  gaily he said, "Well, and what's to  be done now ?'~  "You must   hide;    como, I will  show you,"  she whispered, eagerly.  He followed obediently back up  the trail he had just traversed, until presently she turned and glided  beneath thc deeper shadow of the  .pines. He could see no sign of a  path, but her lith_, active figure  ilitted unhesitatingly through the  labyrinth of undergrowth until she  reached the great odorous _ush of  (lowering shrub, by tho side of  which trickled a tiny rill. Pulling  aside a huge.branch of blossom, she  showed an opening in the rock.  "I found it long ago, and only  Indian Joe knows of it," she explained, proudly. "They won't find  you here, and I<-,vill bring food until Dandy Dan comes; he will help  you."  She was gone before ho couki  thank her, and he was conscious of  a strange sense of loneliness. Thcn  suddenly he laughed. That he a scion  cf a great house, dcpjrted because  a rather heavy crop of wild oats  bid fair to sully an ancient name,  should be "in danger of being hanged as a -horso-thief,- had a grim humor which appealed fo him; it appeared as a kind of retribution upon his family.  That Baynes was at the bottom  of thc affair he did not doubt. Thc  bully had left the settlement thc day  before himself,- o_r. nsibly to -visit  Santa Fe. What easier than to  hide in the woods until Beverley  oepartcd, steal the horse, and lead  it to thc hitter's hut so as to throw  suspicion on him. But Beverley  knew this mere theory would not be  listened to- Dan only might get  him a fair hearing, for the gambler's repute for quick and accurate  shooting made him respected.  The days passed,    however,  and  Bevis did not   put in    an appearance.    Nita came daily with  food,  and the captive soon began to watch  for    her    dainty     figure   eagerly.  Sometimes she    would    prepare "a  meal for him,  spread his blankets  afresh,  and   "tidy up,"  as hc put  it, and he found a new pleasure in  liic^g rac_e___o.Uier_.e_ve ry____o_v_enie nt..  But thc day came when she did  not appear,  and    the second  was  half done  ere    he heard  a slight  rustling of  the  bushes,   and  stepped  to meet  her.      To-his disappointment, it was Indian Joe who  nothing to that- of the condemned  man.  "Deedes!" he cried- "What on  earth are you doing here1?"  The visitor looked surprised in  his turn; this stalwart, bronzed,  and manly young fellow was a  strong contrast to the languid, dissipated aristocrat he had expected to find, but he knew him, nevertheless.  "I came in search of you, Sir  Frank," he replied, quietly, and  reading the other's look, he continued: "Yes, your uncle and cousin were both killed in a motor accident, so that thc title and estates  come to you. It has taken me some  time to trace you."  "Sorry to have given you so  much trouble, Deedes, especially as  it is too late," said Beverley, with  a grim smile. "These gentlemen  are about to hang me for horsestealing, you sec."  It took thc family lawyer some  few moments to realize that the  ���������������������������whole scene was not an elaborate  joke got up for his benefit, but  then the outragcousness of it revolted all his legal instincts, and  ho poured out a flood of forensic  ley replied, and forthwith consulted Dan as to the best means.  "Offer them a wedding instead;,  that'll fetch^em," said the gambler- -  It did. Baynes was given half an  hour to leave the district. The wedding, which took place a. few ..'days,  later, a minister having been imported for the purpose, was a brilliant success. . The Dandy accompanied the happy couple across the  desert.  "You'll come to England and se������������������  us, Dan?" said Beverley, at parting.  I'No,'! said the other "Civilization stifles me; I can't breathe in  a town."  He smiled as he .aid it, and Beverley suspected nothing. But Nita,  her woman's instinct, quickened by  the love in her own heart, knew  that there was another reason.  Dandy Dan always prided himself  upon being a good loser.���������������������������London'  Tit-Bits.   : % .  RECRUITING THE CO5IPANT.  eloquence.      He was brought to a  sudden stop, by a-bullet, which neat  ly perforated his immaculate hat.  "'Scusc me, pard," said the man  who had fired, "but I jest couldn't  help it; it's a-temptin' Providence  .<-> wear that 'ere." The lawyer  gave up ; he might as well have  spoken to the log-walls as to those  stolid miners. Only the man who  had nicknamed tho prisoner showed interest.  "1 said he was a toff," he remarked, with conscious pride. ��������������������������� "It  seems a'most a pity to hang him  after all."  "  "You bet it does; why not wait  and hang the right man?" chimed  in a familiar voic_, as the Da:x!y  stepped into thc bar and coolly  flung the noose from  neck. "I don't see  Baynes among this  pany," he continued,  "I guess you'll find" him outside,  though. I ran up against him in  Yellowville, trying to sell Ginger's  horse, and as he told a pretty ordinary tale about it I persuaded  him to let mc see him home."  The gambler's story, and thc  presence of Baynes tied upon the  back of the stolen animal, disposed of all doubt against Beverley,  and thc_ whilom judge forthwith  tend-  Beverley's  my  friend  noble corn-  scornfully  j red  an  uncouth apology for  all _ present. But, "Toff" scarcely  waited to hear it; he had seen Nita  slip away while thc lawyer was making his frantic speech for the defence, and hc wanted to find her  immediately. Instinctively he made  his way to "his hiding-place, and  there, lying upon his blankets, sobbing her heart out, he found her.  She sprang up as he entered.  "I knpw Dan  would save you,?'  she cried.    "I .net him on thetr.il,  Transforming   Scotch    Lads   Into  Hudson Bay Factors.  When a Scotch laddie IG or IS  years of age seeks employment  with the Hudson Ba.y Company���������������������������  or just "the Company," as every  Canadian knows it���������������������������he is required  to pass a rigid mental and physical  examination and to co vincc the  examining representative of tn.  soundness of his moral fibre.  If he passes the. examination,  says Fur News, he is notified to  hold himself in readiness to sail  a. a certain date for bouic post on  the bay, but before ��������������������������� e:itering th_  service he must sign .a formal enlistment for the term.of _���������������������������/������������������ years.  He docs not know it a tlie-time,  but that five years eclis_me.it, with  very few exceptions, mc .ns a whole  lifetime.  , Upon his arrival at York Factory he is generally se it 1 . pass  the first, five years of his apprenticeship in' thc extreme north era  districts of the Mackenzie tliver  and Athabasca that he mav be entirely severed from all diversions  o< the outer world and may lean  without distraction the practical  working of thc Indian trade. ���������������������������'. , _  During this period he is paid tho  sum of -������������������20 a year, with-ration?.  Quarters arc furnished free cf  cost and he has '.he privilege of pur:  abasing clothing from Uic company's store at 10 per ce:it. above  As clothing is    th  and told him to hurry  I slipped out."      She was fearful  lr-st ho might think she had deserted h i.n.  "So you savod   ,me    again,  said.    "But,  Nita,  why are  crying?"  She sank down on the blankets  again and turned her flushed face  __!__���������������������������_. Mi_._. _"You_,are ..going .away.  ���������������������������back  fa  That's whv  ' he  you  she  her  As a miner "Toff was not a conspicuous success,  but hc managed  to rub along   and was surprised to  find  many of    the    things hc  had  thought indispensable to life   were  not really so.    But their absence,  with  thc  monotonous    toil,   rough  fare, and intense heat, revolted him  at times, and hc would go off for  two or three days,   "prospecting"  over thc Bidgc.    Nita ho saw frequently,   and,  divining  tho misery  of her existence, bad always a kind  word for her.  As the months slid by, thc eccentricities of dress and ���������������������������manner which  had earned him  came modified.  . anderinus soon  his nickname be-  His    periodical  ceased  to arouse  interest, save that bets were made  on the probability of his being  "scooped" by hostile Apache Indi-  ansc, a few of whom were still on  tiie warpath.  Ho was returning from one of  these trips���������������������������holidays, as hc called  them���������������������������when he was astonished to  see Nita painfully toiling up the  trail towards him. Her flushed face,  on  his  lips.  ixnd  and cry  the  of joy  paining no so in,  she saw him told  no chance one.  "Go back!"  she gasped,  away, or they will kill yon!"  Beverley   caught    tho    ou  Ji-: n:.i>( hand Hung llmnd ns .she  staggered toward  when  was  'Go  -Hung  emerged. Tho captive's eager questions soon elicited the truth, and  in his broken English the lad told  bow Ginger, suspecting something,  had questioned the girl, and on her  refusal to answer had beaten and  locked her up. She had contrived to communicate her secret to  Joe, who was her adoring slave.  Beverley's mouth grow rigid as hc  listond, and disregarding tho  boy's entreaties, ho strode off  down the trail, pausing only to cut  a stout but pliant rod from a bush.  * * * * .  "Toff" faced his captors boldly.  He had disdained to question their  verdict, and now stood with folded arms in tho centre of thc saloon,  apparently oblivious of thc noose  about his neck, or of the fact that  the other end of the rope, passed  over a rafter above, rested in the  hands of a man ho had just thrashed unmercifully. His eyes were  fixed upon Nita, sobbing pitifully  in a corner. Her prayers had failed to move the grim tribunal and  ���������������������������the Englishman's pride kept him  silent.        i  Already other hands were outstretched to assist the eager executioner, and thc miner who had  acted as judge was about to give  thc signal which spelt eternity for  the prisoner, when the unusual  sound of wheels arrested him. A  mule-waggon drew up outside thc  door, and from it there stopped a  grey-haired, dapper little man, attired i.n a frock-eout and-���������������������������tho na-  <;v. . v.. .r,nr...._ silk hut! But the  : ���������������������������'���������������������������    ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������'��������������������������� nf the onlookers was  to your own country,"  ltercd.  Beverley knelt down  besido  and took her hands in his.  "Little girl," he whispered, and  his eyes were very tender, "I shall  not go unless you will come with  nie.    Will  you,  Nita?"  For one instant her tear-laden  eyes met his own, and he was answered.        "You won't be ashamed of such  a poor little wife?" she ventured,  presently.  Certainly he did not look ash nm-  eo as, hand in    hand,    they came  down through thc .pines and back  to the saloon.   . Thc    Dandy, who  saw them first, swore softly" under  his breath,  which was -his"way of  expressing   emotion.     Mr. Deedes  expressed his feelings more openly.  After   having   been   presented no  "the future   Lady   Beverley,", he  took  his client aside and  remonstrated with him on what he termed  "quixotic behaviour."  "No doubt some recompense   is  due to the girl " he began, but  got no further.  cost. As clothing is th.. only expense he can possibly incur, the  bulk of his compensation remains  in tho hands of his empoyers, drawing compound interest.-  For the first few years hc is salesman at the company's trade rooms,  but makes'occasional  trips to the  Indian  camps   on  trading  expeditions  with  thc  civ .f  trader.    His  ne._fc advance is to the accountant's  office of the post, where he receives  the official    designation    of clerk,  and at this position he remains until  at least fourteen years of service have' elapsed,  after  which "he  is placed in one of thc depots or  district headquarters as chief clcr������������������..  B> this time his salary has been increased to ������������������100 yearly and his ambition points only in the direction  irf-=furthcr-ipreferraenMn--the-samo-=  service.  SENTENCE SERMONS.  Mr. Deedes, will you kindly tell  thorn who I am?" said "Toff,"  coldly.  "I'm not forgetting who you arc,  though you appear to be," retorted, the lawyer, testily. _ "I did did  hope that your���������������������������ahem���������������������������exile had  taught you something."  "It has," said Beverley.      "I've  learnt that a good man is made,  not born, but a good woman is born  not made.   That is my last word on  thc subject."  Thc man of briefs shrugged  his  shoulders  queer  notions  _  "You  in  appear  to  have  this  outlandish  place,"  he said.    "Do you    know  that they want to hang that other  fellow?"  "Ah, I must stop that!" Bever-  Fussing proves lack of force. ���������������������������  Philosophical puppies are always  dogmatic.  To keep  evil out helps to keep  one out of evil.  Meekness is_ the quiet that belongs to tho right.  To dodge the facts is in the end  to destroy the faith.  Thc only way to build on thc rock  is to do thc right.  When a man's faith makes    his  head hot it conceals his heart-.  Tho sense of imperfection may be  hc best evidence of a saint.  Undue anxiety about white hands  often causes black hearts.  Many a man mistakes ruffled self-  pride for an aroused conscience.  Hc who is looking for a chance  to feel hurt never has to wait long.  Hc is marring his character who  is not making it by his business.  New truth is found not by kicking at the old but by leaving it behind.  He who is only skim milk in character .tries to bo cream in conversation.  There is no coming into the heritage of life without leaving your  old home.  The n_ost_ heavenly truth may be  evil' when it forms a barrier between brothers.  It is always easy to know whether  to forgive your enemy after you  know how big he is.  It would be strange if tlio world  wore blind seeing the freaks who  are over trying to get in its eye.  Thc world is being helped not ...  much by our admiration of the gospel as-by our practical intcrpi .t.v  tion of it. h  s  >  V,  <;i  GROSSED THE CHANNEL  (DLERIOT TELLS THE STORY OP  IIIS FLIGHT.  Gives a Vivid Picture of tho Mid-  Air Trip Across English  Channel.  "It is more important to be tho  first to cross tho Channel by aeroplane than to have won a prize of  '������������������1,000. Nevertheless, I must first  acknowledge the onterpriso of The  Loudun Daily Mail and its recognition of the importance of aviation  iii the oiier of tho prize which I  have had the honor to win.  "I am glad I have won it. I am  more than happy that I have crossed tho Channel. At first I promised my wife I would not make tho  jtttten.pt; then I "determined that  if ono failed I would be the first to  come.    And Lam here.  PREPARATIONS FOR START.  "At 2.30 on Sunday I rose at the  Terminus Hotel, at Calais,' and at  three o'clock departed with my  iriend, M. Le Blanc, in a motor car  to Barques. On our way we noted  that the weather was favorable to  my endeavor. We therefore ordered the torpedo destroyer Escopette,  generously placed at my disposal  oy our Government, to start.  "At 3-30 a.m. we went to tho garage and examined the aeroplane,  which is my eleventh. I started  tho engine and found that it worked  .well.    All was ready for the start.  "Afc four  o'clock  I took my seat  ^in tho aeroplane and made a trial  flight of one quarter of an hour  around Calais and its environs. Tho  circuit was about fifteen kilometres  (p% miles)." Having completed it,  I descended upon tho spot on the  cliff from which I intended to start.  "Here I waited for   the sun to  come   out, the   conditions   of Tno  - London Daily Mail prize requiring  that  I  should  fly between sunrise  and sunset.  "At 4.30 wo could Eee all round.  Daylight had come. M. Lo Blanc  endeavored to see the coast of England, but could.not. A light breeze  from the southwest, was blowing.  Tho air was clear. ���������������������������   -  "BEGINS THE FLIGHT.  "Everything was prepared- I was  idro3scd as I am at this moment, a  'khaki' jacket lined with wool for  warmth over my tweed clothes and  beneath my. engineer's suit of blue  cotton overalls. My -close-fitting  _ap was fastened over my head and  Oars.' I had neither eaten nor.  drunk anything since I rose. My  thoughts were only upon the flight,  and my determination to accomplish it this morning.  "4.35!   Tout est pret! Le Blase  fives thc signal and in an instant  am in" the air, my engine making  1,200 revolutions���������������������������almost its highest Bpccd���������������������������iii order that I may get  quickly over the telegraph wires  along the edge of the _liff. As soon  us I am over the 'cliff I reduce my  epeed. Thero is now no need to  force my engine.  .'  "I begin my   flight,  steady and  _������������������uro,-_owards.tho..coast, of England.  "Now it is time to attend to the  steering. I preBS the lever with my  foot and turn easily towards the  west, reversing the direction in  which I am travelling. Now, indeed,  T am in diffculties, for the wind  here by the cliffs is much stronger,  and my speed is reduced as I fight  against it. Yet my beautiful aeroplane responds. Still steadily I fly  westwards, hoping to cross the harbor and reach thc Shakespeare  Cliff. Again tho wind blows. I  sec an opening in the cliff.  "Although I am confident that I  can continue for an hour and a half,  that I might indeed return to Calais, I cannot resist the opportunity  to make a landing upon this green  spot.  "Once more I turn my aeroplane,  and, describing a half circle, I enter the opening and find myself  again over dry land. Avoiding the'--  red buildings on my right, I at-  terapfc^ a landing, but the wind  catches me and whirls me round  two' or three times!  "At onco I stop my motor and instantly my machine falls straight  upon the land from a height of 20  metres (65 feet). In two or three  seconds I am" safe upon your shore.  "Soldiers in khaki run up, and  a policeman. Two of my compatriots are on the spot. They kiss' my  cheeks. The conclusion of my flight  overwhelms me. I had nothing to  say, but accept the congratulations  of the representatives of The London Daily Mail and accompany  them to the Lord Warden Hotel.  "Thus ended my flight across the  Channel."  ADMIRAL VON  T1RP1TZ  21  THE MAN   WHO   RULES  GERMAN NAVY.  THE  Has   Great    Energy,   Enterprise,  Breadth of View, and Determination.  .-*-  A NEIGHBORLY CONSPIRACY.  How  I have no apprehensions, no sensations, pas du tout.  "The Escopette has seen mo. She  is driving ahead at full speed. She  makes perhaps 42 kilometres (about  2G miles) an hour. What matters.  I am making at least G8 kilomotres  (_2>< miles).  "Rapidly. I overtake her, traveling at a height of 80 metres (about  250 feet). '"  "The moment is supremo, yet I  surprise myself by feeling no exultation. Below me is tho sea, tho  surface disturbed by the wind,  which is now frosheuing. The motion of the waves beneath mc is not  pleasant.'   I drive on.  "Ten minutes have gone. I havo  passed tho destroyer, and I turn  my head to'.see whether I am proceeding in the right direction. I am  amazed. There is nothing to bo  seen, neither thc torpedo-destroyer,  jiofFrance, nor England. I am  alone. I can see nothing afc all ���������������������������  rien du toutl  "For ten minutes I am-lost.���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������Itis  A strange position, to be alone, un-  guided, without compass, in the air  over the middle of the Channel.  "I touch nothing. My hands and  feet rest lightly on the levers. I  let the aeroplane take its own  course.   I care not whither it goes.  FIRST SIGHT OF BRITAIN.  "For ten minutes I continue, neither rising' nor falling, nor turning.  And then, .wenty minutes after I  have left th<> French coast, I seo  the green cliiis of Dovor, the castle,  end away to the west te spot where  I had intended to land.  "What can I do? It is.evident  that the wind has taken me out of  my course. I am almost at St.  Margaret's Bay, and going in the  direction of th* Go.������������������tfwin Sands.  Mr.  Grimes   .Vas Cured   of  .Early Rising.  Mr. Grimes had a large lawn in  front of his house and another at  the side, and it was his,custom to  get up and run his lawnmower at  five o'clock in the morning. In vain  his neighbors protestod. In vain  they complained that he woke them  up just when thoy were sleeping  the soundest, and that they could  cot go to sleep again.  "Nobody has any business snoozing after five o'clock," . he said.  "Go to bed early and get up early.  That's tho way I do. Think I'm  going to-wait half a day for you people to sleep off the effect of your  late-hours, when my grass needs  cutting?    I guess not!"  Then his neighbors did a little  planning. They found out - that he  weufcto.bed afc nine o'clock, and  they made their arrangements accordingly. Punctually at nine  o'clock the next moonlight evening  the sound of a lawn-mower in action  was heard directly across tho street  from thc Grimes dwelling. Presently another one chimed in, then another and another, and in less than  fifteen minutes at least a dozen  were in active operation.  At ten o'clock or thereabouts an  upper wrindow in the Grimes house  was closed with a vicious bang, but  the ratble of the machines ceased  not, and the noise ��������������������������� became even  louder. It was a bright night, and  the industrious neighbors, bareheaded and in their shirt-sleeves,  appeared to be enjoying their ex-  erc}so.___l_here_=was^no^more^grass,  to be cub, but they continued to  go through the motions. In accordance with tbe prearranged plan,  there was no conversation. The  lawn-mowers wero permitted to  make all the noise, and fchey needed no assistance.  At eleven o'clock the window that  had been closed-was opened again,  and the unkempt head of Mr.  Grimes was thrust forth.  "Say," he called out, "how long  are/you fellows going to keep up  that racket?"  "Not more than an hour longer,"  answered a voice.  Admiral von Tirpitz has exercised a controlling influence at the  German Admiralty for the past  twelve years, for it was in 1897,  when in command of Germany's  East Asiatic squadron, that he was  recalled from activo service to the  Admiralty. Previous iio that year  be had already shown himself to  possess a talent for organization  and a faculty for grasping essentials which has brought him to-day  lo his exalted position. His rise has  ben rapid, but it has given the lie  to those who say that the caste system of Germany prevents any but  those of aristocratic birth from finding office under Government.  His career began at the age of  sixteen, and to-day he is sixty and  in no way inclined to regard himself  ?_ approaching the close of his active life. Many years of service remain to him if he has any docisivo  voice in the matter, for Admiral  von Tirpitz, will not lay down office  until the naval laws thafe he has  fashioned are an accomplished fact.  BUILDING UP A NAVY.  The system by which Admiral von  Tirpitz has been evolved reflects  tho triumph and the advantage of  continuity in a State policy. A  shrewd, practical man, his knowledge of thc sea has been gained afc  sea, and under circumstances which  have shown him the necessity for  the Fatherland to possess a fleet in  being. Combining seamanship with  a ready grasp of affairs and a turn  for statecraft, the energy of youth  carried this naval officer rapidly up  the Ladder of promotion until the  stage had been reached where the  radical ideas of an ambitious sea-  dog were bound co receive attention. At sixteen a cadet, afc twenty  a lieutenant, and at five'-and-twenty  a lieutenant-commander, after  twenty years of service he was flying thc penantof a Rear-Admiral  and was known as a responsible  officer, with a habifc of thinking for  himself and a contempt for the traditions of bureaucracy.  His first work of an epoch-making character was when he was promoted Chief of Staff at Kiel, the  head-quarters of Germany's battle  squadrons. To Kiel Admiral von  Tirpitz brought the experiences he  had gained abroad and the stored  up observations that he had made  in the days when his ideas could not  secure a hearing. At that date the  German fleot was in sad need- of  mosquito flotillas, for the torpedo-  boafc establishment had been neglected and was undeveloped.  WITH PRINCE HENRY- . '  Wrhen his efforts afc founding an  adequate torpedo-craft establishment-.���������������������������which included schools for  the special training of officers ���������������������������  had proved successful, the Chief of  Staff began to grapplo with the task  __ TeTrrg. h i'z i ng^t horsy stcmro f"_ o if=  knew that he had fought a battle  and won a, great and memorable  victory.  GERMANY WAKING UP.  Success was ushered in by the  Naval Law of 1900, which was born  from the patriotic outburst that the  incident of th������������������ previous year had  caused. Honors fell to Admiral  von Tirpitz, and orders for big ships  came to the yards. After two  years' service at the Admiralty ho  was mado a Vice-Admiral. The  passing of. the Naval Bill of 1900  brought him horeditary nobility,  and tho launching of tho big ships  for which that Bill provided made  him a full Admiral. The supplementary Naval Bill of 1907 won him  the Order of tho Black Eagle; whilo  tho present situation in Germany  has shown that his policy has the  support of tho German people.  In appearance Admiral von Tirpitz scarcely suggests the man that  his policy has shown him to be.  Tall, stout,' and bald, his manner  is more academic and professional  than bureaucratic. At the same  time, there is nothing of the doctrinaire about him, and he explains  his policy with a simple phrase that  he has merely made good Germany's naval deficiencies. Shortsighted, with a flowing white beard  shaped in the style of.Dundreary's  whiskers, his mien is paternal until  the spirit of the man is roused by  opposition.  LUCK IN THE HORSESHOE.  "Well, say." spoko Mr. Grimes  again, after a pause, "if I'll ngrco  not to run my lawn-mower before  seven o'clock in the morning after  this, will you stop that noiso and  let me go to sleep?"  "Wc will."  "Well, it's a bargain," he said.  A  NUN WORK ABLE  SCHEME.  "No, James, I cannot marry  you!" .    :/.  James looked frightened, hurt,  displeased.   "Wliy not?" lie asked.  "There is too much compatibility  of temperament about us, James,"  said tho girl, her ,lip curling with  faint scorn.  "Too much! compatibility? But  isn't that a good thing.'asked  the puzzled young man.  "Not   always,"    she  'For instance,  judging  answered,  from thc  size of your income, if we were married I should undoubtedly insist,  from motives of economy, on dispensing with a servant and doing  my own housework, and in your  comptability, James, you would undoubtedly let me do it."-  trol which had reduced tho navy to  a state of confusion. In the years  between 1891 and 189G tho work that  ho accomplished afc Kiel had such  an effect upon tho Admiralty in  Berlin that thc dual authority  which existed between the Naval  Department and Kiel head-quarters was abolished and many other  administrative-reforms introduced.  In the midst of his work afc Kiel  hc was dispatched in command of  the squadron with which Prince  Henry of Prussia made the tour of  the East in 1S9G, while in tho following year ho was recalled and  given a free hand to carry oufc for  himself the changes which ho had  consistently advocated. Germany's  naval ambitions took definifco shapo  in 1897, and since that timo, under  bhc fostering hand of tho man who  was responsible for their inception,  they have grown into the present  flourishing flecb.  ���������������������������  The march of events has certainly assisted Admiral von Tirpitz to  realize his ambition, for his crusade lacked, in his early years of  office, thc propelling impetus of a  national illustration of the correct-  ness-of his views. Opportunity,  however, comes to all men who aro  able to think for themselves, and  to think a., little in advance of their  neighbors.  At the moment when he was  struggling to win popular _ opinion  io the support of his policy, and  was finding ifc difficult by reason of  the increasing burden of taxation  which a big ship programme was  throwing upon thc shoulders of the  nation, thero came in the autumn  _f 1899 the Bundesvath incident,  when a German mail packet v.n.  seized by an English nian-oi' . :u-  In  that hour Admiral von T::p!t,.  SAMBO'S    COMPROMISE.  During the 'fifties of the last century the word "compromise" waB  of frequent use in political discussions. At that time John B. Gough  was a popular public speaker. He  was noted as a story-teller, and his  stories wero always well suited to  bis argument. Mr. W. A. Mowry,  in his "Recollections of a New England Educator," recalls one of  them.  "Compromise! compromise!  What does compromise mean?    I  will tell you.  "A colored man met a friend one  day, and said: 'Sambo, Sambo, do  you know dat toder night I was  sorely tempted ? You know^ I used  to steal. Well, since I jined de  church I stopped stealing; but you  know. " Mr- Johsing's shoo store?  Well, toder. night I-.was in dat  shoe store,land I looked on de shelf  and I see a pair of boots, jes' de  nicest pair of" boots���������������������������jes' my size,"  number, fourteen.  " 'Dere was de debil, and he say,  "Take 'em, take 'era." Den de  Lord say, "Let 'em alone; dat's  stealin'." But I wanted dem boots;  mine all out at do bottom and sides.  Dere was de debil and me, and we  both say, "Take 'em." But do  Lord say "Don't you take 'em;  dat's stealin'.'.' Now dere was a  clear majority of two against one.  " 'Jes' den Mr. Jonsing, he leeb  de store, and ho leeb me all alone.  Den de dobil say, "Take 'em quick  and skedaddle." I could take dem  boots and chuck 'cm under my coat  and go right away, an' Mr. John-  sing would nobcr - know -nottin'  aboufc ifc. But, bress dc Lord 1 I  'stood de temptation; I compromised, and took a pair of shoos instead.' "  Myth is Traced to the Greeks and  Their Sea God Poseidon.  Of all the emblems for good fortune the horseshoe stands among,  the first. Everybody knows it isi  unlucky to pass a norseshoe on the  road without picking it up. It is  a luck emblem of the greatest power. Again wo aro indebted for this  statement to old tales, centuries ia  age, that have descended from father to son, from mother to daughter, .through the years, says tho  Team Owner's Gazette   ,  The old myths repay research.  Tho luck of tho horseshoe has a  most respectable beginning. It is  traced to tho religion of the old  Greeks and their oca god Poseidon,  who was identical with the Roman  sea god Neptune.  To Poseidon horses were sacred,  and to him fchey    wero sacrificed.  Poseidon was believed bo have created the first horse when ho struck  the ground with his trident and a  horse sprang from the hole, which  afterward became a spring.   - The  sea god was the lord of springs.' To .  him all springs were ascribed.    In,  the shape of i!a'horse he sometimes "  wandered by the shores of his ocean  domain,  and where he struck his  hoofs deeply thorc the waters gushed out and permanent springs were.  found.  This is the reason why horseshoes,  are reckoned lucky. Going to tho  root of the matter one sees a nature  myth as the root principle. Fromi  the sea all rain comes and to the.  sea all springs owe primal origin,;  and to-the rain and the fresh wat-i  era, sea derived, wo owe all fertil-j  ity on earth. .  The old Greeks therefore worship-j  ped Poseidon as the fortune giver j  through his springs. They gave him;  horses, his precious beasts, and they! "  adored tho footprints of horsea:  when they found them, for they. '  might be the very footprints of thai  god himself. ��������������������������� '  Whon horses came to bo shod the  transition of the luck emblem from  the footprint itself to the Bhoe  mark���������������������������practically the same thing���������������������������  was.easy.  Pegasus, tho winged horses,' from  whose hoofs the water springs gushed copiously whon he came to earth,  has been credited with the origin  ot the horseshoe luck:  The horseshoe was the specifio  against earthquakes. It would keep  a house safe from harm by earth  shaking. Again ono perceives the  sfca myth���������������������������Poseidon, was the shakor  of the earth. '  ~i     -     ���������������������������  j       *I*���������������������������     i ��������������������������� ���������������������������  BID AGAINST HIMSELF.  BABY VS. BATTLESHIPS.  Princess Juliana Worth More Than  Dreadnoughts lo Holland.  Little Juliana of Holland is greater than any navy as a peace insurance policy in favor of the Dutch.  Let the other nations build Dreadnoughts and pay war taxes, writes  Frederick Palmer in Collier's. Comfortable and unchanging, richer in  the per capita wealth they draw  from their colonics than thc British, all tho Dutch ask is to keep  on wearing wooden shoe . washing  tho pavo monfcs, starching the doorstops and knitting whilo thc clocks  tick iu their snjig little neutral corner behind the dikes as thoy gazo  at the picture of their little Juliana on the lap of their Wilholmina,  They aro the happiest people in  Europe.  Tho Orange blood in little Juliana is about as thin as'that of thc  Stuarts in Edward of England and  the Mayflower blood in some of the  10,000,000 descendants of the original passenger list. Her father is  German,; her grandmother is Russian, but sho is all Dutch to the  Dutch. They havo made her so. bylaw and. by faith.  In her looks and acts they sec a  mirror of their national traits.  Some even find a likeness to William the Silent, which is no'.compliment to her beauty, according to  the standards of outsiders. Sho  refuses to yield her rattle afc tlie  nurse's command and stiffens her  lips and sets her chin firmly. That  !������������������ character���������������������������-Dutch character..  Waa  (tire  i  ��������������������������� MM.'i  iiioilt  men  rial   if  it.  wouk  ihey  never practice  cculdn't boast  When   Sir   Donald     Currlc  Caught Napping.  As a boy of fourteen Sir Donald!'  Currio, the late millionaire shipowner, commenced to earn his living as a barber's apprentice, ultimately entering the shipping office  of a Greenock relative as a clerk.  "Thorough" was his motto, and by  doing everything that came in his  way as well as ho could hc proved  a valuable servant of the Cunard  Line, before hc struck out for himself. How he founded the famous  Castlo Lino, and, amongst other  ventures, made $2,500,000 out of  -tho="South=-African=diamond=fields:=:=  being ono of the first to interest  himself in these���������������������������is well known.  Sir Donald was fond of entertaining famous people on his ships, and  as proud of their friendship as he  was of his magnificent collection of  pictures at 4, Hydo Park Place,  London. Talking of art treasures  reminds one of tho manner in which  Sir Donald was onco ..caught napping. Among a quantity of furniture to be sold by auction on ono  occasion was a chair with thc name,  "Dunottar Castle," ornately carved upon ifc. He decided to purchaso  ic. and instructed a commission  agent to buy it at any cost.  Tho agent started the bidding at  $25,'. and was surprised to hear another well-known dealer double hia  bid. "Screuty-fivo!" shouted the  agent, whilo the nudicuco began to  grow interested, for the chair seemed comparatively valueless. "One  hundred I" cried the dealer. "One  hundred and fifty I" came tho  agent's answer. "Two hundred !"  was the dealer's biting but practical reply.  And so the.battle waged, until  the audience was breathless, and  ���������������������������the surprised auctioneer brought  down his hammer for the third time  on the closing bid of $3,350. ' .A  rumor went round that the secret  of the keen competition lay in the  fact that the woodwork was hollow and was filled with notes and  Government securities. But this  rumor, like most of its kind, waa  far from the truth.  Tho fact of the matter was that/  Sir Donald, forgetting that ho hadj  already commissioned ono agent to j  purchase thc chair for him. had iu-j  structed another, and tho bnM'oi  was equivalent lo Sir 1^'".:.M uy' l-j  ing himself. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  November 4,-19o)  WHY  ENDERBY PRESS  When you can  build a home to  Suit Yourself  Published every  Thursday at   Enderby, B.C. a  12 per year, by the Walker Press.  NOVEMBER 4, 1909  IS THIS REASONABLE?  Lumber  Always on Hand  j also a full line of building ma-  I te rial.     Estimates  cheerfully |  furnished.  ; A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  Limited  Enderby  B. C.  Until you have seen the District  from Mara to Enderby.  Come here first or last, it does  not matter which, but come.  It will surprise you,   and please  _   me to show you .16,000 acres  of the choicest Okanagan  land, and some of it  is for sale at prices which are  not inflated  Chas, W. Little  Eldcrnell Orchard  Mara, B. C.  We can   still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall-fed  beef  on  cut at the present time  13  Our  Sausage is still a  Leader  Fish and Poultry  GrRHSharpe,-  Enderby, B. C.  Private   Livery  Rubber-tired Single and Double  rigs; stylish drivers; new harness; everything up-to-date and  well-kept. When you wish a rig  for a Sunday drive, speak for it  early, as my finest turn-outs are  usually spoken for in advance.  Anor Matthews  Cliff Street Enderby  en m  f   For Fall  Planting  Bulbs from best European nnd  Japan growers.  HOME-GROWN FRUIT AND  ORNAMENTAL TREES  Garden. Field and Flower Seed $  Wire Fencing and Gates. fy  15.-PHH.    Catalogue FREE        ffl  M. J. HENRY. Vancouver.B.C ff  POST OFFICE  HOURS���������������������������8 a. m. to C:.'iOp. in.; mails close, south  bound, 10:00 a.m.; northbound. 4:00p.m.  SMALL DEBTS COURT  SITS every Saturday, by appointment at 2 p.m  Graham   Kosoman,   Police  and   Stipendiary  Magistrate.  For the past two or three years it  has been generally conceded that thc  single-plank toe-path along the south  side of Cliff street from Belvedere to  the Vernon Road was a disgrace on  the main street of the town. "But,  the Bank of Montreal is going to put  up a bank block on the corner, and  the sidewalk would be made useless,  while the building is going up, and,  besides, maybe the bank will build  its own sidewalk,���������������������������and one of cement  or other modern sidewalk material,"  has been the argument put up. We  have permitted this eyesore on the  main business street until some of us  have grown to believe a toe-path is  necessary to remind us of the good  old days when wc pitched quats between trains and went swimmin'  while waiting for customers. And  those were good old days, to be sure;  but what's the matter with making  the present day just as good���������������������������and a  heap better���������������������������by doing what ought to  be done and letting to-morrow's possibilities take care of themselves?  Thc Bank of Montreal has concluded  not to build this year; it may not  build next year; so why not lay a  sidewalk and make Clill street present the right appearance?  Bell was called upon to make a few  remarks. He has been closely associated with the growth of Methoism  in the Enderby mission, and gave a  brief but interesting talk on the accomplishments of the faithful few  who have been connected with the  work in the years that are passed.  Tin's was the greatest work they had  ever attempted, but he had no fear  that it would fail. He read the  names of eleven men, citizens of Enderby, who were heading the subscription list, whose aggregate subscriptions reached ?2,100. Thc cost  of the building in the course of erection will be in the neighborhood of  ?7,000, and the building committee  felt assured that the necessary sum  would be forthcoming as it was required.  WILLIAM  FOLKARD  KILLED  CORNER-STONE  LAYING  The corner-stone of the new Methodist church was laid Saturday afternoon at 2:30, Rev. Mr. White, of  New Westminster, superintendent of  missions in B. C, making the address on the occasion. Rev. Mr. Gifford made a few introductory remarks. He held in his hand, he said,  a copy of the authorized version of  the Bible, a copy of the Methodist  hymn book and a copy of the church  laws governing Methodism to-day.  These were to be placed within the  stone, together with a brief history  showing the growth of the work in  the Enderby field. When, in the regular course of events, the stone will  be opened by those who follow us  he had no doubt but that they will  find that the version of the Bible  in use at that time will "be greatly  changed; and the hymns we sing now  will not be sung then, and the laws  of the church will have been greatly  modified. As men and communities  advance, they change their laws governing them. It has been true of the  past, and he believed it would be  true of the future. Let us hope and  endeavor so to live that they who  come after us will honor us for the  work we have done.  In his brief address, Rev. Mr.  White complimented the Methodists  of Enderby and the community as a  whole, on the work that had been so  bravely undertaken, and. he hoped  and believed that the splendid edifice  in the course of erection would add  not only to the spiritual growth of  the church and community, but add  also to the material assets of the  city and district. He recognized that  there was in.it something indicative  of our human weakness, and went so  far as to say that he believed the  day would come when there will be  no division of the churches, but such  a day will not come until there  is first the coming together of business enterprises and thc spirit of  co m m erci al i sm=_s=a-H-l. i n g^of^th e=pasfc.  He was pleased to see that in this  building there had not been neglected  the various rooms that were to be of  service in caring for thc general welfare of any who avail themselves of  its advantages. The auditorium was  not to utilize the entire building,  but there were to be other rooms, to  be utilized in building up the practical side of Christianity as well.  Following Rev.    Mr,   White,   Mayor  Enderby was tossed into the shadow of sorrow last Thrusday afternoon by thc sad accident which happened William Folkard while at  work with the road gang under William Hancock, on the Deep Creek  road, eight miles from Enderby. He  was engaged in blowing stumps on  the roadside, with others of the road  builders, and carried in a small  wooden box six or eight sticks of dynamite. Just what caused the accident nobody seems to know. He was  25 or 30 feet from Mr. Hancock and  others of the men when a terrific explosion took place ;where he was preparing a stump to be fired. When  the smoke cleared away they saw  thc young man had been mortally injured. He was blown ten feet from  where he was working, and one leg  and arm and one side of his body  were terribly lacerated and torn.  Only one explosion was noted, and  the stump he was working at was not  disturbed, so it would seem that the  powder in the box was set off either  by thoughtless handling or through  the ignition of the fuse attached to  one of the caps which he carried- with  the powder.  It was seen at once that Billy was  mortally wounded, and Mr. Hancock  himself hurridly drove him to Enderby, after first making him as easy as  possible upon a light spring mattress. It was about 2 o'clock when  the accident happened, and by 3:20  the boy was in the home of his sister  Mrs. Jas. Grahgm, Cliff street. Dr.  Keith was absent on a call in the  country, and had to be sent for. It  was evening before any surgical aid  was administered. On examination  it was found that the bone of the  right leg had been blown bare of  flesh, and about four inches of the  bone shattered at the knee. The entire side of thc body was cruelly torn  by the force of the concussion. It  was quickly seen that little could be  done for him here aside from easing  the pain, and on Friday morning he  was taken to the Vernon hospital. In  the afternoon the leg was amputated  and the thumb and.two fingers taken  of! the injured hand. At 5 o'clock  the patient came out of the anaesthetic, and rallied considerably, but  it was only temporary, and at 7:30  on Saturday morning he passed away.  Funeral services   were held at the  St. George church, Sunday afternoon  Rev. Mr. Leech-Porter conducting the  service, and at 2:30 the funeral cort-  age started for the Landsdowne ccm- j  etery.   It was one of the longest ever j  seen in    Enderby,    despite the  cold, j  drear afternoon. I  Wm. Folkard was a sterling young j  fellowr, 23    years    of   age, and spent j  most  of his years at Enderby.     He !  was a    general   favorite    of all who  knew him.  ==iW_.enii=lcavingHiome=Monday=imorn;:=  ing to go to the road camp, Billy  went back a second time to kiss his  aged mother good-bye. Sunday the  mother and boy were talking over  tlie dangers of handling powder, and  Mrs. Folkard warned liim to be careful, lest an accident   should happen.  "Well, Mother, if I get blown up,  you will be a thousand dollars in!"  said thc boy, jokingly.  "Ah, Billy; you're worth a million  Rite  _.;&^#  akinaws  Overcoats, Heavy  Underwear  EVERYTHING for comfort as the snow creeps down the hill.  We cannot keep it back if we would, but we can prepare for it  so when it arrives to spend the season with us we shall get on  good terms with it readily.  eep Warm  Feet  And good health, good spirits, good graces follow.   We have  _    ������������������  a stock of Boots and Shoes as large and complete as is carried  by many of the large city stores���������������������������3,500 pairs to select from.  We can fit you and keep you comfortable, healthy and warm.  Warm feet and the world smiles with you,  cold feet and you  ..  L   I  School Shoes for  boys and girls must be  made of solid leather-  sham won't do where  strength is essential.  Then, too, they must be  comfortable, foot-conforming, wear-resisting, weather-defying  shoes, for the healthy,  hearty school boy # or  girl steps on something  besides carpet floors,  and therefore needs not  the finest, but the best  fitting and the best, and  year in and year out you  will find this in the  Ames-Holden School  Shoes���������������������������Shoes built for  hard service.  ASK YOUR DEALER FOR  AMES-HOLDEN SHOES  '0.  freeze alone.  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Leaders in General Merchandise and Supplies  to me alive, so do be careful,"  was  the dear old mother's answer.  She knew, and yet she did not  know. There is something in the intensity of such mother love that  scents danger afar off. The sting of  death foreruns the event  CARD OF THANKS  Wc wish to express through the  columns of the Enderby Press,.our  sincere gratitude and heartfelt appreciation of the many kindnesses,  and thc sincere sympathy of the people of Enderby, shown and expressed  to us in the great bereavement that  has befallen us.  MR. & MRS. GEORGE FOLKARD  Enderby, 13. C, Nov. 1, 1909.  Wanted���������������������������Someone to clean the City  Office from time to time as may be  needed.   Enquire of the City Clerk.  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  Fred. 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. fb  'b  - .  November 4, 1909  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  McClafy's  iteel  00<>_><>CK>_H>__K>_K><>^^ OOOOO O  Fruit Market Requirements \  ', <>C<>OOCh_-C<__CK>O<>_K>_K>0 _^ <H>CKX>  Heating Stoves  $4 and up to $25  We have the most complete stcck in the valley,  at prices to suit everyone.  A large  Builders'  stock of  Supplies  CARPENTERS' TOOLS,  LOGGING TOOLS, Etc., just received  NAILS, |3.75 per keg. ,  BUILDING PAPER, 75c per Roll.  Economy Fruit Jars  Pints, $1.20; Quarts,   $1.50;  Gallons,   $2.00   per dozen.  We carry in stock  everything you  could expect to find  in a hardware  store  A. Fulton's  Hardware, Tin  Establishment.  and  Plumbing  Enderby, B. C.  Cribs and  Mattresses  for the  Children.  Get One  at  Holtby's;  it will make your  child happy  All kinds of Furniture at the  Lowest Prices in the West  W. T. HOLTBY  Furniture Dealer and Undertakeir  BRADLEY BLK.      ENDERBY  Mr. J. C. Metcalf, who in accordance with thc decision arrived at at  the meeting of the Board of Horticulture held at Vernon in June last  that he should investigate the markets and the   general    conditions of  thc fruit trade in thc three western  provinces, and .having spent the intervening months in" travel and study  of this question, has ;'ust- made a  very comprehensive report to the  Minister of Finance. In his investigation, Commissioner Metcalf visited  every point in the three provinces  where British Columbia fruit is, or is  likely to be marketed, and his findings are of intense''interest to every  fruit grower, as well as the Okanagan district as a whole.  "Before going into detail," he says  "I think it would be well to dwell  for a moment on general conditions.  First, thc market for British Columbia fruit is almost unlimited, because  the population of the three provinces  east of the mountains is increasing  by leaps and bounds, and wealth is  increasing almost as fast as the population.  "British Columbia is the nearest  and most natural fruit producing  market for all this territory, and no  matter how fast her fruit production  may be increased, it can never increase as rapidly as the consumptive  demand of the market. More especially is this true of the demand in  Alberta and Saskatchewan. These  provinces are hardly touched by the  producers of Eastern Canada, who  are to some extent at least supplying  Manitoba. The further west you travel | from Winnipeg the less you see of  eastern fruits, with the exception of  apples. Eastern Canadian apples are  shipped everywhere; indeed, this year  they are being shipped even to our  own local market to supply the  shortage.  "Great care was exercised in securing the opinion of wholesalers and retailers of   our   fruit  at   the present j  time, and also our methods of pack-1  ing and  grading,   and  the  prices  of I  our fruit in comparison with American and Eastern Canadian..  "I found the general consensus of  opinion very favorable to our small  very favorable to our small fruits.  The criticisms offered were that,  while the fruit itself was the best the  British Columbia producers had still  very much to learn in the matter of  packing and grading. . Small fruits  should be carefully graded into large  and small, . and baskets, should be  more tightly packed, and more carefully faced. Uniformity of size is  greatly prized, and dealers would apparently rather have a smaller berry  than even larger berries irregular in  size and thrown into the. baskets  haphazard. These remarks refer  specifically to strawberries, raspberries and blackberries.  "British Columbia cherries are not  quite so . favorably regarded as the  smaller fruits, and here the difficulty  has been largely caused by shipping  fruit from the Coast districts as far  east as Winnipeg. This fruit does  not hold up well and should only be  shipped to _ the nearest Alberta markets, and should then be sent chiefly  by express. All that has been said  of cherries applies with equal force  to, plums. The only cherries and  plums that it is safe to ship to distant markets in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are those from  -Vancouver ���������������������������Island, ...Kootenays.  Ver,  ular district. The varieties most  desired by the dealers in the prairie  provinces, can n all be grown well in  British Columbia, and growers should  push the increase of their orchards  along these two lines; first, a very  rapid increase in all standard varieties now grown, and in planting new  orchards to seek to have large quantities of the varieties specially called  for by the prairie .markets.  "The aggressive measures being put  forward by Eastern Canadian and  American shippers of the Western  and Pacific Coast states to capture  the fruit markets of the Prairie Provinces, are, matters for immediate  consideration by the growers.in B.C.  "Ontario fruit growers have had  four or five representatives covering  Alberta, Saskatchewan1--''and Manitoba  this season, pushing the sale of their  products; further, associations have  been formed in Ontario with the special object of shipping to the west.  The results have been a larger consumption of Ontario fruit than ever  before in the west, and an extension  of the territory supplied much nearer  to the Rocky Mountains than they  have ever come before. Their fruit  crop was ��������������������������� a particularly heavy one  this season, and they realized lower  prices than were paid for our fruit.  Ontario growers shipped to ��������������������������� both  jobbers and retailers. '  "Western and Pacific states are following much the same line of attack,  though they "��������������������������� confine their sales to  jobbing houses only. In addition to  a diligent canvass for business they  have approached the railway and express companies for reduced rates,  and, though they have not so far  succeeded in this matter, the fight  will be kept up.  "The fruit jobbing trade of the  prairie provinces is a very considerable extent in American hands.  There is a system of jobbing houses  controlled by American men of capital scattered over the Canadian west  and also in several of the Western  states in the Union. There are. nine  houses at present, * * * and others  will be opened wherever a good opportunity persents itself.  "The American capitalists as well  as the local men in connection with  each branch house, hold stock in all  the houses, both on the Canadian  and American side,, and in addition  the American capitalists collect a  brokerage fee on every car of fruit,  both citrus and deciduous, going into any of these houses. They have a  number of orchards of their own, the  fruit of which is sold to the various  houses.    Managers in several of the  ot  Steel Range  The Kootenay  broiler and  toasting door is  very spacious.  Large enough  for a feed door.  Free Booklet  Turn  button to  open clean-  out door. Use  scraper and.  pan, and flues  can be  cleaned  out in  a minute.  For Sale by A. FULTON, Enderby  (Continued on last page.)  SECRET SOCIETIES  ontreal  .     Established 1S17  Capital, $14,400,000 -      .  -      Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits,. $699,969.88 /    .,  Honorary President, Rt. Hen. LORD STRATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL, G. C. M. G.  President. Hon.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND. K. C. M. G.  .Vice-Presidentand General Manager,   SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON, Bnrt.  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS;BANKDEPARTMENT KISSES __&_���������������������������__!*  Branches in Okar.oiran District: Endorby, Armstrong, Vemcm, Kelowna and Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON. __sq��������������������������� Manager." Vernon A. E. TAYLOR. Manager. Enderby  For Sale.���������������������������A number of' yearling  steers, some 2-year-old heiferB .(half  Red Pole stock) and a few milch  cows. Apply, C. Ashton, Mt.'Pleaa:  ant Farm, Enderby.  non and Okanagan points  "Peaches and pears from Summer-  land, Peachland, Vernon and Okanagan points, and pears, from the lower  Mainland and Vancouver Island are  all welcomed in any of the markets  visited. These fruits compare most  favorably with the same fruits from  Washington and Oregon, with which  they come directly into competition.  The flavor, color, and packing are  highly- commended, - and all-that is  necessary is to keep up and improve  the present high standard.  "British Columbia boxed apples  hold a very high place in the estimation of the fruit trade in all of the  three provinces. Much of the packing is equal to anything from the  American side, while the color end  flavor arc quite as good as the very  best Ontario apples. The apples  most highly prized are those from  the Okanagan, Vancouver Island,  Salmon Arm and the Kootenays, but  Lower Mainland apples will be welcomed once the growers in these districts give more careful attention to  spraying, pruning and thinning, and  all details necessary to grow good  fruit.  "A very important matter for tho  fruit growers of British Columbia to  bear in mind is the urgent need of  increasing the supply of all varieties  of fruit grown. Wholesalers and retailers alike complain that the supply of B. C. fruit is not sufficiently  large or constant to meet the requirements of their trade. Another  complaint is. that too frequently  when asked for a car of one variety  of apples the reply is,'I cannot give  you more than half a car, but I can  make it up with something just as  good.' This system will not do. In  the past the B, C. grower has largely  contented himself with following the  line of least resistance, and has  grown only those varieties known to  be adapted to the soil of his partic-  J. F. PRINGLE  W. M.  A.F.&A.  Enderby Lodge Mo. 40  Regular meetings fir������������������t  Thursday on or niter fie  full moon at 8 p. m. in 0ctd-  fellows Hall." Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  V. C. BRIMACOMBE  Secretary  J. 0. .0. F.    __      Eureka Lodse. No. 50  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. O.  O. F. hall, Metcalf block." Visiting brothers always welcome. H. N. Hendricl .on, N. G., A.  Reeves, Sec'y, J. B. Gaylord, P. G., Treas.  E.N_DERBY__ 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. COLT ART. 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  PROFESSIONAL  ���������������������������TvR. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:  Forenoon, II to 12  Afternoon, 4 to 5  Evening, 7 to 8  Sunday, by appointment  "Enderby is a charming villiage with city airs.  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandon  off his feet he came here, and now owns,one of  finest brick hotels in the country; Although  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his  hotel the King Edward. In addition to the ex.  cellence of: the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists."  (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.)  i^xi^EAtaaSBsM^^^^E^^^L  Pc.vt_-.11 Rt Oc\ Plumbing and  Kjdl I Oil 06 VjO. Furnace Work  Repairing and  SALMON ARM  OfTict_ Cor. Cliff and George Sta.  ENDERBY  p 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.  THE OKANAGAN MERCANTILE AGENCY  ENDERBY, B. C.  Debt Collection Everywhere on straight commis-  .  slon basis.   Bad debts bought for CASH  W. A. DOBSON. Manager  F.  V. MOFFET  ELECTRICIAN  All kinds of   Electrical   Work   and   Installing  promptly attended to  Enderby, B. C.  Eave Troughing and all kinds of Sheet Tin  and Copper work.  Jobbing Work givervprompt attention.  Corner Hudson and Alexander Sts.  Enderby Brick  THE BEST BRICK IN THE PROVINCE. Specified in C.P.R  contract for facing Revelstoke station. A large stock now on hand  Reasonable prices for large or small quantities.  By far the cheapest material for n RubBtnnti.il house.     Coo! In summer; warm in winter.   Saves  most of your painting and about half your insurance.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co., Enderby  Livery������������������Feed Stables  Remember your horse: Feed him well and he'll serve you  right.   Leave  him with us when  you  come  to  town.  EVANS & MACK ENDERBY  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Insurance policy in the MattX Inmnnce Co.  of Liverpool, Eng,, is a valuable MMt A plain,  Btraightforward contract, l������������������������������������T__r m room for  doubt as to its value.  The Liverpool & London & Globe Irvs. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Assurance Co,  Royal Insurance Coof Liverpool (Life dep t)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee _  Accident Co., of Caneda.'  BELL BLOCK, ENDERBY  NICOLA GOAL  Orders taken for delivery at Bnderby.   Superior domestic coal; econom-  cal, and gives absolute satisfaction.  JAMES MOWAT, Agent.  FT. TURNER  Plumbing and Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles Repa rod  Rear Evans Blk Enderby ������������������ ABOUT THE HOUSE  SEASONABLE DioflES.  A now way to servo fresh pineapple bo have ifc look as delicious  as ifc tastes is to cut fruit in slices  ono-half inch thick with knife and  then cut each slice separate with a  round doughnut cutter. This will  take out center and at the same  time cuts nico, round slices. Prepare your pineapple in morning,  Bugar, put on ice, and serve cold,  or one-can also stew it till transparent and then serve cold. In canning cut slices same way aad put  in now tin cans and seal.  Substitute for Meat.���������������������������For each  person allow one tablespoonful each  of fcheso ingredients : Grated cheese  finely rolled crackers, milk, and  one ogg. Have ready individual  piatcs, with a toasted cracker on  each. Put a teaspoonful of butler  in a hot frying pan, then the cheese,  milk and cra-ckers, lastly well beaten eggs. Salt to tasfco and a dash  cf red pepper. Cook two minutes,  stirring rapidly. This is a cheese  dish suitablo for a midday lunch  or a chafing dish supper. Stalo  cheese is better than fresh for this.  Ono rnay keep a supply on hand by  grating all the left over scraps and  putting it in a tightly corked bottle in a dry placo.  Lalla llookh.���������������������������This dessert is of  Spanish origin a nd is extremely palatable. Select a plain mold with  a tight fitting cover. Cut in small  pieces six 1 aJyfingors, twelyo almonds, and half a cupful ol raisins ;  stir all together and put into tho  mold. Make a custard with a quart  of milk, one small cupful of sugar,  and four eggs, and aa tho custard  i.. removed from tho fire reserve a  large cupful and to the remainder  add a small quarter of a cupful of  gelatin which has previously been  eoaked in enough water to cover.  Stir the custard well, strain ifc over  the mixture in the mold, and set tho  whole away in a- cold place, whero  it will settle for four hours. Now  idd to the remaining custard one  cupful of whipped cream; flavor  with vanilla extract. Whon tho dessert ia nooded turn it out on a pretty serving dish, spriuklo tho top  with finely chopped bananas and  strawberries cut into slices. Pour  tho custard around it. Delicious as  well a. ornamental.  half teaspoonful salt, a quarter teaspoonful pepper, ono tablespoonful  vinegar, and four of oil. Stir until blended; pour on tho cabbage  and peppers and rofill shell.  Lettuce Salad.���������������������������Two heads of lettuce, one cucumber, ono or two onions as preferred cut up tine; one-  half teaspoonful of salt, throe tcaspoonfuls of vinegar, pepper, and  sugar to taste. Then beat one cupful of sour cream and pour over  mixture when ready for use. Rc-  membor all must be mixed together  after the cream has been poured  on.  Potato Salad.���������������������������Six medium sizo  cold boiled potatoes sliced. Two  tablespoonfuls of grated choose.  Put yolks of three hard boiled eggs  iu stewpan with tablespoonful of  butter, teaspoonful of mustard,  same of flour, a little salt, mix into  a smooth pasto ; pour over this one-  half cupful of vinegar���������������������������us������������������ part  water if vinegar is strong. Mix well  together and set over fire, turning  constantly. When nearly cold beat  .n two or three tablespoonfuls of  olive oil and ono-half cupful of thick  cream. Put a layer of potatoes into the dish; sprinklo with a littlo  o'. the grated cheese; pour over a  part of the dressing; rcpoat until  all tho potatoes are used, putting  dressing on last. Shred whites of  eggs and sprinkle on top.  CLEANING AIDS.  HOUSEHOLD HELPS.  To Prevent Castors Dropping.���������������������������  If you are troubled with having  your castors drop, as is tho case  where you use gas, invert your  chair, tablo, or whatever it may be,  run melted sealing wax iu the hole,  in .ort tbe castor, and it will bo as  substantial as ever.  G'aro of a Broom.���������������������������Many housekeepers complain of thc short lifo  of Iho broom, but if the following is  observed tho broom will last a long  time and, what ia more, will preserve it fullness and stiffness : When  through sweeping dissolve a hand-  _ful_of _gajt_in_a basin of water and  dip the broom into it, shaking it out  several times. Then stand it up,  handle down, ami when you wish to  use it again .vou will find it as stiff  at a new broom. Never stand your  broom up with broom end down if  yo uwish to keep the straws  straight.  Hurried H-it Application.. ���������������������������  When hot application* are hastily  required fold _i.v.M-al thioknesses of  el<>... |1.. desired .ize, dampen, nnd  1;:-. . ���������������������������:. lasnj). This will quietly bo-  coiiii1 hut .ind another can he heating while, tlio. one i.s being u .cd. No  time is lust in healing water, and  no hands aro burned wringing hot  cloths.  Trouble.om. Insect?,. ���������������������������Saturate  a soft cloth with coal oil and thoroughly rub otiUide of screen doors.  This is especially good for doors  opening on a porch, where flies  and mosquitoes congregate. They  will never come near if oil is used  ae directed.  Take Stains from Bottles.���������������������������Make  a good suds of naphtha and soft  wator. Let it stand in tho vessel  fifteen or twenty minutes; iu-  stains will bo removed.  To Simplify Laundrying.���������������������������Takb a  bar of any good laundry soap, out  and boil in ono gallon of water until all disolved, then add scant half  cupful of kerosene. Let all come  to a boil. Then Oil a tub two-thirds  full of cold water, pour in tho mixture, put in all your white wasn  and lot stand over night. In the  morning ring out and scald and  rinse in tho usual way. You will  find your wash clean and oi snowy  whiteness, with littlo labor.  To remove white spots from polished wood make a soft paste of  salad oil and salt. Apply with soft  cloth and rub briskly. White spots  of years' standing can be so removed and if tho finish is not injured  no traeo of spot is left���������������������������the white  stain is out .._ any case.  Faded Pink Garments.���������������������������Tho most  faded and washed out pink garment can bo made like new by putting a handful of red crepe paper  in the rinsing water. It will bo a  beautiful peach pink. The samo is  truo with lavender, only uso purple  crepe paper. It always colors evenly and can be dinpod quickly into  starch afterwards.  Keeping Silver Bright.���������������������������If a lib-  ei al sprinkling of baking soda is added to the boiling water in which  silver cutlery is immersed, it will  come out clean and bright; also uso  a little soda and alcohol to remove  dark or persistent stains on silver.  This is better than tho mineral compounds, as soda is soluble, and,  therefore, requires  gain good results.  less    work to  VARIOUS BREAD RECIPES.  =15 a-tfcer���������������������������B kmw_=3.-wo=cu p f-u-1 s=-o f-  COOLINQ SALADS.  Frozen Tomato Salad.���������������������������Pool and  .hop fi.no eight ripe, firm tomatoes.  Season with a littlo salt, Deppcr,  and sugar, and three drocps of onion juice; turn into a freezer and  freeze. Fill a melon mold with this  frozon inixture, pack in ice and salt  and let it stand for several hours  to ripen. .Serve on a'bed of white  celery'leaves, garnished with olives,  with mounds of thick dressing over  It.  Cabbage Salad.���������������������������Roll back tho  outer leaves of a small, heavy cabbage. Cut out thc center, leaving  the shell entire. Shred tho lioart  leaves thin, and soak ir. ice wator.  Drain and dry. Add_ two green  peppcrz, cut in fine strips, and mix  with a    French   drp.sing, using a  meal, ono heaping spoonful of lard,  a pinch of soda, ono teaspoonful of  salt. Scald your meal thin with  milk, add two eggs beaten until  light, and bake in a greased pan  forty minutes.  Soft Corn Bread.���������������������������Two cupfuls of  corn meal, yellow ; two tablespoonfuls of butter, one teaspoonful of  salt, four cupfuls of boiling water,  yolks of six eggs, beaten light;  whites of six eggs, beaten to a froth  ami stirred in last. Bako in buttered dish twenty minutes. This  makes a nice dish for tho children's  luncheon.  Salt-Rising Bread.���������������������������This recipe is  unfailing: Slice two medium potatoes thin, add to them two tablespoonful.. of corn meal, one teaspoonful of sugar, one-half teaspoonful of salt. Pour over this  two tcacupfuls of boiling water and  placo in warm placo over night. .In  tho morning stir and strain out potatoes, and to one pint of the  liquid add ono teaspoonful of soda  and one-half teaspoonful of salt.  Thickon with flour and placo in  warm water to rise, then proceed  ax in any salt-rising bread, and tho  result will bo most gratifying.   * .  NO CAUSE FOR, ALARM.  Mrs, Newpop���������������������������"John, dear, do  you think so much bread and molasses is good  for the  baby?"  Newpop���������������������������"Sura it is. Bread is  tho 'staff of life,' you know."  Sirs. Newpop���������������������������"Oh, I suppose the  bread won't hurt him���������������������������but so much  molasses���������������������������"  Nowpop���������������������������"But ho doesn't eat the  molasses, my dear; ho leaves that  on thc chairs and door knobs."  CHEAP CONCRETE HOUSES  TO BE CAST IN ONE PIECE IN  FOUIiTEE.: DAYS TIME.  IIouso Containing Six Rooms anil  Rath May be Erected for  $1,2*00.  ��������������������������� Two years ago Thomas A. Edison  announced that he had in von ted a  series of moulds wherewith any de-  sirod numbor of small houses could  bo cast in single blocks of solid concrete in a few days timo and at  trifling oxponso. Tho plan, its inventor claimed, would wipe out tho  city tenement and would enable  poor workingmen to own and occupy their own homes in tho country. Tho world greeted Mr. Edison's announcement with incredulity. Architects, buildors and engineers were united in deriding tho  project and its inventor.  But Thomas A. Edison was not  seoking popular favor. He had  faith in his invention and no  amount of expert disapproval could  lead him to abandon it. To-day  the whole project has boon worked out in detail. Tho plans have  been drawn, the patterns made  and perfect models cast in miniature The finished moulds themselves are now being manufactured.  Tho first full-sized ho uso will be  cast within a few weeks.  With thcso new moulds Mr. Edison claims that he will bo able to  build a house complete for_ $1,200,  and furthermore that the job will  be done within fourteen days. The  house is planned to be  TWO STORIES HIGH,  with an attic and a cellar, and is  to havo a ground floor 25 by 30 feet  in size- It is intended to bo built  on a plot 40 feet front by 60 feet  deep, leaving a space, for a lawn  and a small garden. On tho first  floor will bo a living room 14 by 23  feet and a kitchen 14 by 20. On  the second floor will bo two bedrooms, on������������������ 14 by 12 feet, the other  Id by IB feet, a largo hall and a  bathroom. The attic floor will contain two more bedrooms, each 25  by 10 feet. Tho collar, whicli extends under the whole house, will  include tho boiler, wash tubs and  coal bunker.  Tho cnfcii_ house���������������������������walls, roof,  floors, stairways, partitions, door  frames and window frames���������������������������will bo  cast in ono piece. Evon the laundry tubs, tho bathroom fixtures,  Uic interior decorations, and the  ornamental panels will be included in tho solid shell.' It is claimed  that the surface left by tho moulds  will bo 'sufficiently smooth to require no added finish except tint  or paper. Thc oo������������������fc of tl*o houso  -81,200���������������������������Mr. Edison claims, will  include the installation of heating  and plumbing systems as well as  tho mere erection of the shell. Ho  lays particular emphasis, however,  on thc fact that this minimum price  is possible only whero tho houses  aro to bo put up  IN LARGE NUMBERS.  _.!____���������������������������_-__���������������������������_Jj_____���������������������������__.___.J?01!Sfok wh������������������ 1e  jeofcions. Ifc is claimed that he has  produced a mixture of cement,  water and crushed granite which  has almost tho  CONSISTENCY OF WATER,  which will flow readily through tho  smallest channels, filling all interstices, and yet will hold in suspension it(? heavier aggregates- This  has been accomplished by adding  to tho concrete a small proportion  of a certain colloid or clay.  Tho method of pouring is quite  simple and inexpensive After the  forms havo been set in placo and  bolted together the concrete will  be mixed in largo rotary mixors  and dumped into tanks placed on  top of tho moulds. 'A number of  pipos will lead tho mixture to van-  ous points in tho roof, whence it  will flow down and fill all parts of  tho moulds from the footings in the  basement to the tip of tho roof.  A complete set of moulds will  cost $25,000, whilo the necessary  plant will cost $15,000 more. Successful operation will require six  sets of moulds to keep tho men and  (machinery constantly employed.  Thus ifc will bo seen that a firm  whieh intends to use thc Edison  moulds extensively will require a  large amount of capital���������������������������$200,000  at least,  It is said that Thomas A. Edison will not be financially interested in tho uso of hia moulds for  houso building. He has devoted  his time and his genius to tho invention not with tho thought of  personal gain���������������������������he has already secured all the money ho needs and  cares for through other sources���������������������������  but with the intention of placing  within reach of the tenement dweller a home of hia own in the country where ho may live in comfort  and with somo degrco of privacy.  It. Thomas A. Edison has accomplished this���������������������������and ifc would seem thafc  lio is well advanced on tho high  road to success���������������������������then he has performed an enduring service to all  humanity.   r .j,   THE TERRACE ON THAiHDS.  original  Humility is never conscious even  f itself.  sale  Thomas A. Edison's  scheme was to design a set of  moulds for a two family house. This  plan was abandoned in favor of thc.  one family dwelling. Tho moulds  that have been finally adopted aro  of cast iron about an inch in thickness, with backs rc-enforcod by ribs  and flanges. They arc to be set on  a concrete footing that forms a part  of thc basement floor. Four days  will be allowed for the erection of  the moulds. Each houso will require several hundred pieces, which  must be fitted together and securely locked.  Six hours will bo required for  pouring the liquid. Four days aftor  (.he pourinp. the dismantling can  bo done. Six more days aro to be  allowed for thc hardening of the  concrete. Thus, thc in von tor claims  thc, houso will be completed and  ready for tenants two weeks after  the preliminary work is done. This  length of time may be reduced by  particularly favorable weather conditions. It is estimated that with  six sets of moulds 144 houses could  be built in a year.  Two groat objections were raised  to Mr. Edison's plan when it was  first announced. In tho first place,  ho was told by expert builders and  engineers, a house of concrete could  not bo cast all in one piece, for the  reason that thc mixture of water,  cement and broken stone would not  flow smoothly through tho many  small channels of the mould if it  (thc mixture) were thick enough to  hold the broken stone in suspension. In thc second place, if the  house wero to bo built cheaply it  would need to be entirely devoid  of ornamentation, and therefore  would be as ugly as ,.in. Mr. Edi-  pon lias overcome both of these ob-  Wltcr. M. Ps. nnd   Their   Friends  Have Tea nnd Strawberries  "Tho torraco of tho Houso of  Commons is tho placo whero the  giant strawberries may be had, and  it is also thc resort, of labor leaders and their lady friends," writes  the London correspondent of Town  and Country. "Up to a few years  ago the long sweeping terrace with  its beautiful aspect on the river was  a sort; of holy of holies, devoted  only to the creme de la crcme of thc  exclusive friends of exclusive members of Parliament;.  "Bub that was in the days when  broadcloth coats and choker collars with stocks and beaver hats  were still seen in the precincts of  Westminster; beforo the days when  Keir Hardie flaunted his independence by wearing a deer stalker hat  and a suit of Harris tweeds and a  victorious red tie standing out like  a challenge.  "A generation ago an invitation  to tea on tho terrace was of such  a nature that a refusal was out of  the question. A tea then meant  what ifc imples, tea, with very indifferent bread and butter and very  inc.ig.st".bio cake." "Since .luTOiTnc  tea on tho terrace has de vol pod into thc largest possible strawberries  than can be found on the market,  very thick Devonshire cream, cakes  that would have been a ere. it to  Savarin and waitresses attired like  those at Lyons's popular restaurants, instead of the old time British man waiter.  "You can always see Keir Hardie and Will Thome and Mr. Henderson and Will Crooks, the leaders of socialism, ciccroniug their female constituent, in tho direction  of the big strawberries. But for  these gentlemen, who arc very  much in evidence, ifc is thc most unassuming place in the world. You  can see hero Cabinet Ministers diffidently threading their way  through the crowd of Labor representatives, and apparently with  humble mien accepting gratefully  the smaller strawberries that are  vouchsafed to them.  "At the end of the terrace the  chairs and tables, the crockery, the  china and the napery are obvious-,  ly of finer make. This is where the  lords do congregate when they have  tea���������������������������if they havo ifc. You see only  here and there an isolated peer, but  seldom are there any ladies. On the  terrace one day this week there was  tho usual sprinkling of Americans,  who seemed to take much more interest in tho House of Commons and  its institutions than most English  people do, In fact, according to  an official, nine-tenths of thc people who seek admission to the gallery and who ask to bo shown over  the two houses a''c tourists from  the United States."  A WEAR STOMACH  BRINGS .MISERY  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Restart  Despondent Sufferers to  Health.  Nothing is so distressing as a  weak stomach���������������������������tho victin. s of thia  trouble suffer from indigestion,  biliousness, dizziness ������������������nd frequent  headaches. No food agrees with  them���������������������������meal time is a timo of misery; not a timo of pleasure. Relief from this suffering can be found  through tho uso of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills���������������������������fchey never fail to make  tlio weak stomach strong; to banish tho distressing headaches ; biliousness and dizziness. Mrs. C. S.  Stoeves, of Hillsboro, N. B., is one  of thc many who havo been cured  through tho uso of these pills. She  says:���������������������������"I suffered very much from  stomach trouble and would often  leave the tablo without tasting  food. I got no relief worth speaking of till I began the uso of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. They gradually restored my health and  strongth aud now I am aa well aa  ever I was. I would earnestly recommend them to all thoso who  suffer as I did."  It is the blood���������������������������bad blood���������������������������that  ii tho cause of nine-tenths of tho  ailments from which both men and  women suffer- The blood is the  life-giving fluid of the body. When  tho blood is bad it is bound to poison somo part of the human system and thus ifc is that rheumatism,  kidney troublo, indigestion, headaches and backaches and a host ol  other troubles make their appearance. Dr. Williams' Pink PillB  cure all these troubles���������������������������and thoy  cure them thoroughly���������������������������simply bo-  causo thoy fill thc veins with rich  red blood. Tho genuine Pills bearing the full namo "Dr. Williams  Pink Pills for Pale People" are  sold by all dealers in medicino or  by mail afc 50 cents a box or si .  boxes for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicino Co., Brockville,  Out.  Strong will power enables a man  to fcako an occasional fall out of  himself.  SI11ERIA. EXPORTS IVORY.  Cut   From   Tusks   of   Mnstodoiu.  Found Buried in Swamps.  Vladimir Fcdoreff, of St. Peters*  burg, Russia, says Siberia furnish-,'  cs a largo quantity of ivory to the-1  markets of tho world, but that.th.,  producfciou.of it belongs to another)  age and to a specie3 of animal that  docs not now exist. I  Tho ivory is cut from tho tusks  of mastodons, whose skeletons aro  found frozen in masses of ice or,  buried in tho mud of Siberian rivers  and swamps. The northern portion  of thc country abounds in extensive bogs which aro called urmans.  In these are found the tusks of the  mastodon, from which it is inferred these animals lost their lives'  'venturing upon a surface that  'would not bear their weight.  Evon to wild animals these ur^  mans aro forbidden ground.    Tho  nimble stepping broad-hoofed rciiw  deer can sometimes    cross    them.  IJafeljMiTilic^Wimcrlffi^  other largo animals attempting to  cfo so  would  quickly ho engulfed,  and this may be a partial cxpla-,  nation ol the remains of tho mam-:  moth and tho rhinoceros which aro,  _o abundant and so widely diffused  through   these  northern    lands of  Siberia.  In tho museum at Tobolsk ar<_,'  numerous specimens oi.-inammoL.ij  'and throughout that region they  i.ro by no means rare. When an  ico pack breaks down a river bank  or oods tear up a frozen marsh  or the summer thaw penetrates a  little more deeply than usual into  tho ground some of these antediluvian monsters aro likely to be exposed.  In many cases tho remains are  so fresh aud well preserved, with  their dark shaggy hair and under  wool of reddish brown, their turf ted  ears and long, curved tusks, that  all the aborigine's and even some  of the .Russian settlers persist in  the belief that they are specimen^  of animals which still live, burrow-,  ing underground like moles and dying the instant they are admitted}  to the light.  UNAVOIDABLE PLEASURE.  "My danghtor is a fine pianist.)  Have you ever- heard her play?"/  asked the lady from next door, calling.  "Hear her!" exclaimed the other/  "Of course we've heard her i Yo  don't think wo can keep the win  dows shut all the time, do you?"  She���������������������������"But she has her mother's  beautiful eyes."     He���������������������������"Yes;   but'  she'd stand    a    better    chum-" ~<-:  catching a husband if  _���������������������������. 11:* h,\c: '   ���������������������������  father's handsome  bank-.-���������������������������"��������������������������� /  <-/  ELIAS RP3ERS, .resident..  ALBERT J. RALSTON, Managing Director  F. SPAR LINO, 8ecrttary.  National Life Assurance Co.  of   CATsr.A._.-&.-  HEAD OFFICEl   NATIONAL     LIFE     CHAMBERS,  16 Toronto St., Toronto.  Business In Forco .... I'^HSH!  Dally Income over ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� . ,        .    $13,000.00  Invested In high grade seourlties ��������������������������� ���������������������������        ���������������������������1,Z������������������B,211.17  Surplus to PoHoy Holders' Aooount ��������������������������� ��������������������������� $329,180.62  The only Company reporting to Canadian Insurance   Sop't, Ottawa, a* ������������������������������������������������������������������������  rears of interest or principal on any investment.  A splendid opening in this oounty for an aotive,  energetic agent possessing good character.  Apply direct to bead office. 86 Toronto St, Toronto.  HE'S A WEATHEK PROPIIET.  But Li ho all Other Groat Men He  lias to Pay a Penalty-  "I suppose," said Mr. Bliffkin-  t. o, "that all greatness has its penalties, and I don't know of any reason why there should be an exception in my case, but the penalty  that I have to pay does shake me  a little at times. -  "You Bee my greatness���������������������������let me  state it as modestly as I can���������������������������consists in my ability to prognosticate  the weather. Some men, you know,  add to their powers of observation  . an instinctive ability in this direction ; they can come pretty close  to tolling you with accuracy what  tho weather is going to bo for a  day or two ahead, however things  may look at the moment, and of  such wise men I am one, and Ida.e  say that on Bomo occasion, in my  human vanity I have let this face  be known, with the result that  among my friends as a weather pro-  Ehnt I have achieved fame, and I  av������������������ to pay the penalty.  "I am deeply engrossed in business in my office and I hear the  telephone bell ring and I say to  myself: 'Bet that's Jones, going to  closo the order he was talking  about.yesterday.'. But when I ta_o  down the receiver it isn't Jo nej 1  hear, but my friend Gwilks, and  what he says i3 :  ���������������������������' 'Bliffy, old boy, what do you  think the weather is going to ho  to-morrow?. Wife and I were thinking of taking a littlo run in.)hr  country, but we don't want to go  unless the weather is going to be  right.'  "And I tell him and he hangs un.  ��������������������������� "Next morning, when I h .ar the  telephone I think it's Slimby sure,  calling me up to say that he'll have  that chock around before 3 o'clock  without fail, but it's my. old fri.-nd  Gorks wanting to know for *.���������������������������'. in  formation and benefit something  about the weather, and I tall him,  I'm glad to, and it's all rigH; but  you can see that in this way I do  get a good many more or less sharp  shocks and jolts.  "Still,  I am ready   to pay the  Senalty and I pay it willingly. I  on't suppose " there ever was a  great man yet but what found some  drawbacks in the joys of greatness.  >t  P*le, sickly children should u .e  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator. Worms are one of the principal causes of suffering in children  ������������������nd should be expelled from the  system.  Church���������������������������"You  say   he's in the  ^.orn-producing^-business-?-- Go-^  tham���������������������������"Yes, indirectly." "I don't  understand you." "Why, he's a  shoe manufacturer."  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eye*.  Relieved By Murine Eyo Remedy. Try  Murlno For. Your Eyo Troubles. You  Will Like Murine. It Soothes. COc At  Your Druggists. Write For Eye Books.  Vi _e.   Murine Eyo Rome_y~Co., Toronto.  . .Tho fool who butts in where an-  ?;els fear to tread usually gets all  hat's coming to him.  Holloway's Corn Cure is a specific for the removal of corns and  warts. We have never heard of its  failing to remove oven tho worst  kind.  Kindly mention thc name of this  paper in writing to advertisers*  Old-fashioned honesty should  never be allowed to drift into the  has-been class.  "You seem to have a good deal  of faith in doctors," said the friend  of the man who was ill "I have,"  was the reply j "a doctor would be  foolish to let a good customer like  me die."  Do you think others envy   you  because of your shrewdness?  Don't Grow Old.  By going around with gray hair when Dr.  Tremain'B Natural Hair Restorative will  bring it back to its natural color, even  though it ha9 been  gray  for years. Two  Sersons might use from the same bottle  nd the hair of one become black and  tho other blonde, juat as they were in  youth. So tt is not a hair-dye; it.will not  Injure the scalp, and is no trouble to apply We guarantee satisfaction or money  returned. Price 01 ���������������������������_ dollnr 'P^tp<?. paid).  "'"���������������������������   TI.I.MAIN  SUPE__   CO..  Toronto.  TO REGISTER LETTERS.  French Government Introduces an  Automatic Device.  The French Government has just  introduced for use an ingenious automatic device for registering letters. The letter is dropped.into a  box and a nickel piece, purchasable for 5 cents, placed in the slot.  T' o crank is turned, a numbered  receipt falls out, and tho corresponding number is stamped on the  letter.  The ingenious feature of the machine is the device for preventing  the U6e of any except the nickel  coin. This is accomplished by means  of a magnet which attracts only  iron and nickel, the latter very  feebly. But the slight attraction of  the nickel is neatly calculated, and  as the coin falls the attraction is  just sufficient to retard it, and  makes it fall into the" pocket which  operates the mechanism. - An iron  piece, on the other hand, would be  strongly attracted, miss the pocket,  and be ejected. All other coins also are ejected.  80ME  LARGE  SALARIES.  t  Rome interesting inside facts are occasionally divulged in regard to the enormous salaries earned by some insurance  agents.  It ia reported that two agents recently appointed by th* National Life Assuraiico Com-  Sany In one of our large western cities  are earned over Two Thousand Dollars  ($2,000.00) a month from tbe time they  started to get business for this Con?pany.  Of course, these men are hustlers, and  are well equipped in every way, possessing even small motor cars to cover the  territory more rapidly.  We understand, however, that any man  who has real ability in this line could do  as well.  One of the reasons for the success of  National Life, agents is the splendid  standing, of the Company which is shown  in their advertisement elsewhere in this  paper. If it has ever occurred to you to  take up the Lifo Insurance business yoa  cannot make arrangements with an  easier Company to oecure business for  than the National Life. And they need  an Agent right in this territory. Com-  tnunicate witn the head office.  The bark of the average dog is  worse than his bite; tho bark is  usually kept up all night.  If you sit down and wait for your  ���������������������������������������������bip to come in, don't be surprised  if nothing but a wreck drifts in  with the tide.  .Mr. Martin (who is boarding out  for a few days)���������������������������"By the way, Mrs-  Perkins, I must confess the mutton we had for dinner to-day is not  the kind of meat to which I have  been accustomed." Mrs. Perkins  --"Wery likely not, sir. I alwiz  gits the best."  If every housekeeper would use  ____l^. _______ _._ Pgj__j_'_.g?_-..__j_j_jjg  thc Summer months the bouse fly  peril would soon be a thing of tbe  past.  A married man is apt to respect  thc superior wisdom of a bachelor  who once courted his wife.  HORSES AND CATTLE havo colio and  cramps, Painkiller will cure them every  time.- Half a bottle in hot water, repeated a few times. Avoid substitutes,  there ia but one " Painkillor "���������������������������Perry  Davis'���������������������������25o and 50c.  Many a young man starts in to  work fired with a noblo ambition���������������������������  then the ambition evaporates and  ho gets fired.  .   VIRTUE UNREWARDED.  One morning during the past winter, while it was still dark, Grimp-  son crept downstairs and set to  work to clear the snow from the  front of his residence. He worked  like a nigger for an hour and a half  and when he trotted off to business he chuckled at# the thought of  the pleasant surprise which was  awaiting his wife.  When he returned to lunch he expected the subject would be mentioned, and he was not disappointed.  "That man did Ins work remarkably well," said his wife. "There  ���������������������������wasn't a bit of snow left when he'd  fii nished."  "What man1?" gasped Grimpson.  "That man you engaged to clear  away the snow," -was the reply.  "He was just finishing when I came  down. I gave him a quarter. Was  that right, dear?"  Grimpson didn't speak for some  minutes, and when'he did his wife  got up from the table and left him,  as he put it, to "havo it out with  himself."  BATTLE ROYAL WITH A WHALE  The enormous strength of a large  whale was demonstrated by the recent experience)of tho steam whaler, Sampson, in the Norway seas. Off  bandefjord the cannoneer of the  Samson succeeded in lodging a harpoon in the flank of a whale, which  in tho eyes of tho sailors was of  monstrous length. Tho whale took  to flight, towing the little steamer  after it. When the rope had run  out to its full length the engine was  reversed, so that, normally, it  would have given a backward speed  of 10 knots. Still the whalo continued to tow the vessel during a  period of eight hours, at the end of  which tho cable parted, and tlio  chagrined crew saw their prey escape with the harpoon.  HONESTY IN ADVERTISING  Is of prime importance. The man  who over advertises hurts himself  more than as if he advertised none.  The Gillette Safety Razor people  claim no quality for their article in  the columns of the daily press that  thc dealer would not claim face, to  face with the prospective custom-  ex . Plain every-day, clear-cut talk  is the most impressive to the plain  Canadian citizen that reads it.  Dealers and consumers should appreciate these methods.  A country minister in tho course  of his visiting stayed at a house  where a roast chicken was served  for dinner. The chicken looked  good to him. "Well," he facetious-  1} remarked, "here's where that  chicken enters the ministry."  "Hope it docs bettor there than  in lay work," rejoined the small  boy of the family, who recognized  an old barnyard retainer.  Sleeplessness.���������������������������-Sleep is tho great  restorer and to be deprived of it is  vital loss. Whatever may be the  cause of it, indigestion, nervous derangement or mental worry, try a  course of Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills. By regulating the action of  the stomach, where the trouble  lies, they will restore normal con^  ditions and healthful sleep will follow. They exert a.sedative force  upon the nerves and where there is  unrest they bring rest.  "Mildred," murmured a fashionable young man, sinking on one  knee, "for your your birthday gift  I offer���������������������������myself." "Thank you,"  was the cold reply, "but I only accept useful presents 1"  Practically all Canadian druggists, grocers and general dealers  sell Wilson's Fly Pads. If your  storekeeper docs not,.ask him why.  Tho following notice is posted  conspicuously in a certain newspaper office :��������������������������� "Shut the door, and  a._ soon as you have done talking  business serve your mouth tho  same way."  Pains, Lik<������������������ thc Poor, are Always  With Us���������������������������That portion, of man's  lifo which is not made up of pleasure is largely composed of pain,  and to be free from pain is a pleasure. Simple remedies are always the best in treating bodily  pain, and a safe, sure and simple  remedy^is^Drr^Thomas'^^Eclectrio  Oil. You cannot do wrong in giving  it a trial when required  Kindly mention thc name of this  paper in writing to advertisers.  Lady (to tramp who has accosted  her in the street)-^"So you really  tell me you have given up drink?''  Tramp���������������������������"Yes, ma'am.. Only, a  week ago I p;41 ;d twelve taverns  and didn't enter one of them."  Lady���������������������������"RcaPy! The temptation  must have been very great." Tramp  ���������������������������"Yes, ma'am; but I was locked  uj  in the 'Black Maria.' "  "And ye have taken thc teetotal  pledge, have ye?" asked somebody  of an Irishman. "Tndade I have,  and am not ashamed of it either."  "And did not Paul *_11 Timothy to  take a little wine for his stomach's  sake." "So he did, but my name  is not Timothy, and there's nothing  the matter with my stomach."  STORED DRINKING-WATER.  The medical advisers and engineers of the London Water Board recommend the storage of raw river  water prior to filtration as a means  cf purification. Time is regarded  .%. an important element in the disr  appearance of disease-breeding substances in water, and the best effects would be obtained by storage  for not less'than 30 days. So long  a time, however, would demand the  use of immense leservoirs, and it  is thought that a shorter period  might bo adopted, together with  the use of intermediate means of  purification by mechanical filters or  precipitation tanks between storage and sand filtration. It has  been shown that the number of  micro-organisms iB very considerably reduced by storage. The engineers also report that storage  prolongs tho life of the filter beds.  VANMNT    _   WARING'*:  GUARAHTEBD  "SPAVIN   OU RE"  Mailed un receipt of $L0*  Bend for booklet���������������������������*ax _,,  Th* Veterinary Remetfy  Company, Limited,  ��������������������������� >x A, 75 Adelaide Si, E.  Toronto, Canada.  ISSUE NO. 30���������������������������09.  ST. MARGARET'S COLLEGE,  TORONTO.  St. Margaret's College is thoroughly equipped to prepare students for Matriculation and all examinations in Music, Art. Domestic Science, Physical Education and  for School Athletics, Cricket. Tennis, Basketball, Hockey, Tobogganing, Swimming and Horseback riding   *   PLAYING TOO SAFE.  A prisoner at the sessions had  been duly convicted of theft, when  it was seen, on "proving previous  convictions," that ho had actually  been in prison at the time the theft  was committed. "Why didn't you  Fay so ?" asked the judge of the prisoner angrily.  "Your Lordship, I was afraid of  prejudicing the jury against me."  A Safe Pill for Sufferers.���������������������������There  aro pills that violently purge and  fill the stomach and intestines with  pain. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  are mild and effective- They are  purely vegetable, no mineral purgative entering into their composition and their effect is soothing  and beneficial. Try them and be  convinced.-. Thousands can attest  their great curative * qualities because thousands owe their health  and strength to timely use of this  most excellent medicine.  A London boy told the teacher  that his sister had the measles.  The teacher sent him home and told  him to stay there until his sister  got well. After he had skipped  joyfully away another boy, held up  his hand and said:��������������������������� "Teacher,  Jimmy Dolan's sister what's got the  measles lives in Hamilton."  It Is an undisputed fact that  one packet of Wilson's Fly Pads  has actually killed a bushel of  house flies. Fortunately no such  quantity can ever be found in a  well kept house, but whether they  he few or many Wilson's Fly Pads  will kill them all.  New Tenant���������������������������"Look here, you'll  have to make some alteration in  this place. It's not fit for a pigsty .__ Landlo rd���������������������������" I _didn' t_ _,kno w_  you wanted it   for a   pigsty.       I  thought you wanted it to live in."  IMITATIONS ABOUND, but insist upon  (jotting tlie genuine, "The D. & h." Menthol  Plaster, which has stood thc test ol years.  It cures; imitations don't. "The D. _ L."  is made by Davis A Lawrence Co.  A prominent man was chaffing a  certain town councillor about the  doings of. tho council, and said:���������������������������  "I'd sooner put up as a candidato  for a lunatic asylum than put up  for the town council."  you'd stand a much better chance  ol' getting in," dryly responded the  town councillor.  BRITISH-AMERICA'.  Business College  Central Y.M.C.A. Quitting:, Toronto.  ������������������8TA B LISUKD i860,  Is Canada's oldest and most reliable  commercial school. Hundreds of the  most succsssful business men in Toronto  are our graduates, and j.ive our students the preference in filling positions  in their offices.  Pall Term From Sept. ls\  Students enter any tiuia.   Write (or catalogue,  T. M. WATSON, Principal  OUR HEAVE CURE cures where others  fail. Sells on its own merits. Seat of testimonials furnished on application. Ask  ynur ilru .1.1.'. 1 got jrm 1 m-' ��������������������������� k.tI -ir-'  ect'to Four Brothers, Restoule. Price $1.48  per package. Charges paid to nearest express office. None genuine without our  trade mark, FOUR BROTHERS, on each  package. Try _ package and be conYinced.  Because others have failed is no reason  why Heaves cannot be cured by using  Four Brothers Heave Cure.  WANTED.  WANTED.���������������������������95,000, in amoonts of ���������������������������.10 er more  to acquire the coal raining rights on a large tract  of land estimated to contain 20,00.00) tons of  coal. An opportunity of a lifetime to vet ia on  ground floor.    Taunton, Molntyre Black, Wiaal*  AGENTS WANTED.  Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery  Cordial is compounded specially to  combat dysentery, cholera morbus  and all inflammatory disorders that  change of food or water may set up  in the stomach and intestines. These  complaints are more common in  summer than in winter, but they  are not confined to the warm  months, as undue laxness of the  bowels may seize a man at any  time. Such a sufferer will find  speedy relief in this Cordial.  "You must drink hot water with  your whisky," the doctor told his  patient; "otherwise you mustn't  take it at all." "But how shall I  get thc hit water?" the patient  queried, plaintively. "My wife  won't let me have it for tho whisky  toddy." "Tell her you want to  shave," the doctor said, and took  his departure. The next day tho  doctor clled and asked thc wifp how  his patient was. "He's gone raving mad," he wife replied. "He  shaves every ten minutes."  You may have observed that satisfied people as a rule keep quiet  about it.  OVKREUARLB MAN WANTED IK KVEBT  town to take orders for best custom mail*  civilMs In Canada. Highest commission. Bel  Tailoring Co., Toronto.  PORTRAIT ACENTS-RELIABLB UEIf  we start in business of their own and giro  credit.   Merchants Portrait Co.. Toronto.  A GENTS���������������������������Mail Order Buyers?  ** Housekeepers send address for free sample SILVER-  CLOTH MAGICAL SILVER  CLEANER. Large Catalogue of  household specialties. Canada  Silvercloth Co., Dept. E, Toronto.  Secure the Agency  for your locality of" the only Life Iniw  ���������������������������noo company meeting the reouirements '  of the " Royal Commission." Our plant  and policies appeal-to the common sei.ee,  and positively protect the Policyholder'!  Interest. Rate* lower.- Terms of payment  ���������������������������asier. .'-..  THE POLICYHOLDERS MUTUAL LIFE,  Temple Building, - Toronto,  WANTED  By Canadian Railways, expert Tele-  graph Operators.   Get Ready.    The  cm and is Keen.   Particulars free.  CENTRAL TELECRAPH SCHOOL  1 Qerrard _., Toronto. , Jy  K  v  Fill in your name and address, mall this coupon to  the  REMINGTON  BUSINESS COLLEGE  209 College St., Toronto,  and get by return mall aoopy of  their handsome catalogue.  N_M_   ^ADDK MS���������������������������__-_.  ���������������������������(������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������_���������������������������.!_���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  \  FEATHER   DYEINQ  "SKW art��������������������������� srz ������������������.. p-  co.  BRITISH  AMERICAN   DYEING  MOMTBEAJL  ���������������������������*���������������������������m*������������������*M- ACENTS S_?  __CASt  WRITE  ���������������������������"* CATALOGUE  Make IS a Day and stub.  Ilia purui .leutbuiint'ioa  ���������������������������ur <_._... Our hU_  cluei *o__i sell o������������������ light  ln<_ ery bum . srs qqlokly  um_ up and 1 .lent 01 __���������������������������  opine fact, ExoJu_|������������������������������������ _l������������������  rltory ������������������It.d.  TheHom* Burnt Oa,   Dept. M, Toronto, Oat  The j Rapid Keodle Threader  A practical eye-saving,  time-saving device, used  for any size needle or  thread. It threads quick-  ly, easily, nnd will last a  lifetime. Mailed to your  address, postpaid for 350,  ACENTS WANTED.  Tho   Rapid    Noodlo  Threader Co.,  __.   Box 1807. Oril lis, Ontario  ECIGKEC   CLASS  BEST VALUES   IN   0ANADA.  EXHIBITION   VISITORS  cordially   invited   tb  call and  inspect our stock.  .A-GrEISTTS     WANTED  in every locality.  REX  TAILORING  COMPANY,  172 King St. West Toronto  (Opposite Princess Theatre.)  >_>___-_maiii imtmwt THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  November 4, 1909  NOTICE  Id  the matter of the Land Registry  Act, and in the matter of the Title  to Lot Five (5), Block Twelve (12)  Map 211a,    First    Addition City of  Enderby, Province of B. C.  WHEREAS  the  Certificate  of Title  to the   above    hereditaments,    being  Certificate No. 11407a, in the name of  David Ai   I-Iyslop,    has been lost or  destroyed    and    application has been  made  to  me for a duplicate thereof:  NOTICE    is    hereby   given   that a  duplicate  Certificate  of Title  to  the  above hereditaments will be issued at  the expiration of one month from the  date of thc first    publication hereof,  unless  in   thc meantime   valid  objection to  tlie contrary is made to me  in writing.  W. II. EDMONDS,  District Registrar  Land Registry Office, Kamloops, B.  C.,  October 21.th, 1909.   NOTICE  Fruit  Market   Requirements  (Continued fiom page five.)   In  the  matter of the Land Registry  Act, and in thc matter of the Title  to Lots 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22,  Block   numbered   two    (2),  Second  Addition to   the    City of Enderby,  Province of British Columbia.  WHEREAS  the Certificate of Title  to the   above    hereditaments,    being  Certificate No. 8879a, in the name of  Joseph H. Carefoot, has been lost or  destroyed    and    application has been  made  to  me for a duplicate thereof:  NOTICE    is    hereby   given   that a  duplicate  Certificate  of Title to the  above hereditaments will be issued at  the expiration of one month from the  date of the first    publication hereof,  unless in  thc meantime  valid  objection to the contrary is made to me  in writing.  W.  H.  EDMONDS,  District Registrar  Land Registry Office, Kamloops, B.  C,  October 26th, 1909.   NOTICE      ,_  In the matter of thc Land Registry  Act, and in the matter of the Title  to the Fractional North Half of  Section 12, Township 19, Range 9,  West of the Gth Meridian, Privince  of British Columbia; N. { of Lot  185, Group 1, Osoyoos Division,  Yale District.  WHEREAS the Certificate of Title  to the above hereditaments, being  Certificate No. 56'14a, in the name of  Alexander Hay Duncan, has been  destroyed and application has been  made to me for a duplicate thereof:  NOTICE is hereby given that a  duplicate Certificate of Title to the  above hereditaments will be issued at  the expiration of one month from the  date of the first publication hereof,  unless in the meantime valid objection to the contrary is made to mc  in writing.  W. H.  EDMONDS,  District Registrar  Land Registry Office, Kamloops, B.  C, October Gth, 1909.    '   Good bread, 4 loaves for 25c.  Cookies, 10c dozen; cakes from 10c  up; pies from 15c up. Puddings and  Salads made to order. ��������������������������� Meats  cooked to order. Mrs. Jas. G. Robertson, Mill St., Enderby, B. C.  Canadian houses stated, however,  that they were not confined to American fruits, but were prepared to buy  in the cheapest market, and were  prepared to buy British Columbia  fruit whenever they could get a sufficient supply; that they had already  bought considerable quantities and  were prepared to buy still largei  supplies in the future.  "In addition to the American system of jobbing houses, there are n  number of independent houses engaged in the fruit trade of thc pra-  rie 'provinces. * * * These independent houses employ in all about 100  men. In addition wc have a host of  Associations, unions, exchanges and  individuals shipping to jobbers and  retailers from Ontario and British  Columbia. There is one auction mart  for fruit in Winnipeg, and very large  quantities of fruit have been shipped  to it this season, more especially  from Ontario Thc prices realized,  however, can hardly have been satisfactory to thc growers.  "In the matter af prices, wholesale  men generally contend that our prices are too high for them to go in  and buy our fruit freely, and that we  will have to lower our prices if we  would meet American competition.  On the other hand, retailers to whom  fruit is shipped direct are ouite satisfied, as our prices are less than  those charged by the wholesaler to  the retailers.  "There are three methods by which  British Columbia fruit may be handled for sale in the markets of the  prairie provinces. First, through  selling to thc present jobbing houses.  Second, Through selling to the retailers direct, ignoring the jobbers.  Third, Through establishing our own  jobbing houses and selling to the retail trade. This latter method would  entail distributing houses with cold  storage at various points, and agents  or travelers to solicit business. Further, in' order to retain customers  throughout the year, it would necessitate the handling by our jobbing houses of early American deciduous fruits and all varieties of  citrous fruits. In the event of methods first or second being adopted, it  would still be highly advisable, if  not actually necessary, that a.ents  be maintained to sell and supervise  the arrival of fruit, and report on  its condition, and adjust any claims  that may arise.  "There are a few points that  should be carefully observed in the  loading of all  fruit cars.   They are:  1���������������������������Place most perishable fruit,  pears for example, nearest the ice  bunkers.  2���������������������������Leave plenty of ventilation along  bottom of car and between the rows  of crates.  3���������������������������Leave abundant space for bracing at centre of car, and see that  all braces are strongly secured to  prevent slewing of crates when cars  are shunted.  4���������������������������Never fill a car more than two-  thirds full, as the natural heat rises  and if there is any bad ,fruit in a car  it is sure to be at the top.  "As a result of the study given to  this question it would seem that  what is most necessary is a ca m-  paign of education along the lines of:  "Growing more fruit, both large  and small.  "Growing better fruit by means of  through cultivation, spraying, pruning, thinning and otherwise.  "Growing the varieties of fruit  wanted by the prairie markets.  "Better packing and grading, and  getting more meights into the packages.  "Care in loading of cars.  "Co-operation in the growing of  uniform varieties and prices between  the different districts, and as to  handling of and selling their fruit  products in the prairie provinces by some one of the methods previously mentioned.  "With due care given to these matters, and with thc hearty co-operation of the transfer companies, British Columbia fruit growers need have  no fear of either Eastern Canadian  or American competition in their natural market, the prairie provinces  of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.'".  In submitting his report, Mr. Metcalfe includes a ..statement as to the  shipments of fruit received by Winnipeg commission houses alone, which  in 1908 amounted tp 131 carloads of  apples, and a tota','not counting the  citrus fruits, of 693 carloads.  CASSELS-PERCIVAL  ENTERTAINMENT  Seldom, if ever, has Enderby had  the privilege of seeing and enjoying a  company of artists of the same magnitude as the Cassels-Percival entertainers, who are to appear in K. of  P. hall next Monday evening. This  is the first of the Star, Course of en-  tainments which have been assurred  Enderby by Mr. A. Reeves who has  taken upon himself to handle the C.  P. Walker Lyceum Course, sent out  from the Walker Theatre, Winnipeg,  and consisting of a series of five entertainments, coming three weeks  apart.  "In presenting this Company,"  says Mr. Walker, "we feel that we  are ollering amusement lovers the  most versatile Concert Company ever  seen in the West. The company was  organized to meet tbe persistent demand for a thoroughly refined and  artistic entertainment which was a  pleasing change from the ordinary  formal program���������������������������artists of winning  personality giving a program of  readings, solos and ensemble selections as informally as if entertaining  their friends at home. No tiresome  waits between numbers, but a simple,  delightful evening of artistic entertainment." The organization is  headed by Miss Caroline Cassels, the  prima donna contralto, who has been  notably successful in church and oratorio work, having been soloist at  the Metropolitan, Erskine, and  Church of the Redeemer, Toronto;  First Presbyterian, Seattle; Central  Congregational Church, Winnipeg;  and American Presbyterian Church,  Montreal. Percival, the high-class  magician, adds especial interest to  the program.   He will keep an audi  ence spellbound during the entire  time hc is on the stage. To laugh  heartily is to be happy, and in witnessing Percival's entertainment one  is happy for one laughs heartily. To  hear a good violin well played is to  love it. Miss Fen wick, the violiniste  of the trio, is the proud possessor of  a beautiful violin of the Cremona  School, which was given her by the  Mayor and citizens of her birthplace.  Remember the date, November 8th.  WANTS CURFEW  Editor The Enderby Press:  Sir: Some time ago when I saw  thc matter mentioned in your paper  that Enderby needed a curfew by-law  I hoped to see the matter taken up  and further pressed before the City  Council. Either our city fathers are  blind to this need, or do not care.  If some action is not taken, there  will be some sorrowful Enderby  homes as a result of this apparent  neglect to control the street-running  of our boys and girls. The boys and  girls of Enderby are as good as the  boys and girls of other towns and  the results of street-gadding at night  will be as painful here as it has been  in other towns where. the same indifference has prevailed. DON.  Enderby, Oct. 25.  Just arrived!    New samples  for  Fall and  winter suit  Call and See them  Fresh Groceries and Vegetables always in stock  FRESH BREAD DAILY  Wheeler & Evans  Jeweler  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.  Dnrp-r   The   Armstrong  *"rv/* *'* .    Jeweler.   Armstrong. B. C  Fresh  Candies  The choicest manufactured  ���������������������������big shipment just unpacked���������������������������nothing nicer���������������������������  nothing more wholesome  ���������������������������nothing so toothsome.  Take a box home with vou  or take one with you when  you call, and thus help to \  make the evening the hap- j  pier. ;  Reserve your seats early  for the Cassels-Percival  Entertainers ��������������������������� Nov. 8th  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff Street  Enderby  Prices, Nov. 4th  Owing  to market  fluctuations,  prices  are   subject  to   change  without notice:  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 perl25-lbs  Oats, $1.30 per 100 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: $.90 per 70 lbs..  Also a full line of Cereals and Wheat-  lets at Right Prices. Free delivery  to any part of the city.  Prices  previously   published  of no effect  Terms: Net Cash  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  Enderby B   C  Buy   and    Boost   Home  Products.   It pays���������������������������BIG.  <������������������<m^^ .4^ .^<>4'<s>^^ .x*x*x*xex$;<jx$x$xJxext;^^ $&$&H&&$mx$<$>.  --������������������-��������������������������� "rcnoH To  FOR ALL OCCASIONS  I  f- A Stylish Winter Dresa Coat���������������������������made 50 inches long  in either black or grey cheviots or black or brown  meltons.      Can be worn on all occasions���������������������������a moit  fmi  !_  serviceable garment.  A NIFTY STYLE -Very nifty for young  men, and one of the most popular models  in our range. Made in your choice of 850  smart cloths, cleverly hand-tailored and  mad* to fit as good clothei should.  THE D. B. SACK-This style is farored  by many good dresser*. Unless styled  correctly it has a heavy, cumbersome appearance. Note the nice lines of this  garment���������������������������the lapels particularly.  THE VERY LATEST-An entirely new  and absolutely exclusive style for young  men that has created quite a sensation in  the tailoring world���������������������������a clever merging of  single und double-brcasttd styles.  lORONTO  THE COSSACK ULSTER  Made In one of the most popular styles.      A very  neat and comfortable coat.      Note the snug collar and the perfect-fitting concave shoulders,  _.  i  We are Sole Agents in Enderby  THE POLSON MERCANTILE COMPANY  ^AV^WWifr-  w&$������������������������������������Q������������������Q������������������������������������������������������������������������m������������������$$������������������������������������QQWW������������������Q������������������������������������������������������ ^^>^m^^^<^^m^m^w^w^ _>$x������������������xm;<sxmx$xmx$xs><$^^

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