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Array Enderby, B. C, November 25, 1909  AND      WALKER'S      WEE KLY  Vol. 2; No. 39; Whole No. 91  Hon. Price Ellison  Heard by Packed House  Hon. Price Ellison's meeting was  little short of an ovation. The hall  was packed to standing room only,  and for three hours the large audience sat and listened to the speakers..  Regardless .of party; Enderby has a  warm spot in her heart for Mr. Ellison, and we are proud that he as  our member has been made a cabinet  minister. It was partly to show our  esteem for Mr. Ellison as minister,  but more to hear him as friend, that  Enderby turned out so well..  Promptly at 8 o'clock Chairman  Barnes called the meeting to order.  Mr. J. A. MacKelvie was the first  speaker called upon. Mr. MacKelvie,  of all men, is thoroughly conversant  with the actions of the McBride  government, ��������������������������� and the criticism level  him our congratulations on the high  office to which he had been.called by  his government.  When' Mr. Ellison, arose to speak,  he was greeted by prolonged applause  and from the start to.finish*of his  lengthy address, he was frequently  interrupted by cheers and laughter..  He thanked Mr. Bell, and through  him the people of Enderby and the  Liberal Association for the kind expression : of esteem that had been  made, and promised in his hew position ever'-to be watchful of the interests of the Okanagan;  Mr.-Ellison then paid his respects  to the lSocialist,>_peaker, and told  him what, constituted a' workingman  in the Okanaganv and British Columbia. Mr."Ellison 'gave some fatherly  advice, with just enough of.the stick  fed _ against- the   government's rail-1*" it to please the audience, and set  ^- ������������������ CT ... _        _ hn  * "afrinnltv-fv"      _>1lf r_.   !___������������������_      !___     ������������������_r>_-_  way policy by the, .Opposition, and  his remarks were well received -and  thoroughly .enjoyed.' He took up  the speeches of Mr. Wade and Mr.  MacDonaldf and answered them .point  by point, and showed tthat after all  these speakers had said, there was  really very little., for the Opposition  to build its case upon. The charge  that British Columbia proposed to  give too much.,for the little it was  to receive from the railroad:, was an-  ' swered'by showing ���������������������������" wliat'&anitoba',  Saskatchewan anii Alberta" had given  in the way of guaranteeing the bonds  of the road, and that in reality it  was costing British Columbia not a  cent, since the bonds were not payable for 30 years, and the road, being  a transcontinental road, and running  through the,, rapidly advancing sections of the Dominion, was sure to  pay from the start, and would carry  its own obligations. In any event,  he said, the province held or would  hold a first mortgage on the-road,  and a lein upon the whole system, to  protect itself against loss.  The Oliver. paper railroad vras referred to; the charge of. paralleling  the C.P.R. refuted; the impracticability of the tunnel proposition explained, and the great good to be  derived from the Kettle Valley road  ^discussed.   the "strippling" out. Then he proceeded with other matters. First he  set himself straight on the local option question,, saying that he.was  prepared to let his actions speak in  the matter." He has been called upon  in an official way many times to  handle the matter of licenses, and  his actions at those times should be  sufficient to convince anyone where  he stands. If; he said, there is one  vote over half the number of votes'  cast for the candidates, -'we-, may --feci \-. Reserve, you.;, se.ts-_.for. the. English-  sure that'a local option-law will b_ [ Opera. Singers. ��������������������������� At A. Reeves.  placed upon the statute books. Mr.  McBride had given hi3 word to this  effect, and he knew he would keep his  word. '  Taking up the.railway policy of the  Government, he clearly, lucidly, and  fairly set-forth the conditions on  which the road is to be built, and  the boilis endorsed. British Columbia cannot lose on the proposition,  he saici, for the government.is.protected at every point. And the construction of the road would open up  large sections of .country heretofore  producing nothing; thousands of settlers will be induced to locate here,  bringing with them their wealth" and  industry; competitive railroad rates  will be secured, and" innumerable  branch lines will be run from the  main line to open up still greater  sections of the province. One of" the  first of these ' branch lines will be  into the Okanagan, . which will at  once break the monopoly from which  we have suffered so long.  Mr. Ellison spoke until after 11  o'clock. His ready wit, and quaint  way of putting things, captured" his  audience completely. We regret that  lack of space forbids a fuller account.  In closing, Mr..Ellison, said that he  would in the future-as he had- in the  past keep the interests "of the Okanagan ever before, the Government. In  the near future, he said, a redistribution bill will be-brought down, and  the Okanagan would be given one  more representative, if not two.  Political Echoes  and the Local News Field  !���������������������������_���������������������������__'_.������������������������������������������������������������������������__-_���������������������������������������������������������������   _____    ���������������������������^_-J__l  Roy Ackman has- accepted a position as -.book-keeper for the Poison  Mercantile Co.  The Presbyterian bazaar, held in  the basement of the church last Friday evening, was well attended and a  great success. / .- .  Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Wright, are  giving a farewell - dinner in honer- of  Mr. and Mrs. Basil.' Gardom at the  Enderby Hotel, to-morrow' night, at  9 o'clock.  Mrs. S. Poison is planning to- give  a juvenile concert in K. of P. hall in  the near future in aid of the fund for  furnishing the Enderby ward in" the  Vernon Hospital.    "='*--  Candidate Johnston is holding his  meeting this (Wednesday) evening xas  we go to press: He is" well supported  by the Socialist orator, and a good  meeting is. in progress, but we are  unable to give even a synopsis of the  speeches  the stage, and draped a life-sized  picture of Premier ;McBride, "The  on. His Feet, the Coming Premier of  the West." These streamers, bunting  and decorations were greatly appreciated by the audience, arid put life  ���������������������������into the meeting "from the start.  Mr. and Miss   Gibbs   leave on Friday on ,a visit to    the old home -in -  England. .   They will- be .absent until  March or April. ���������������������������  Persons claiming the bounty on.big  horned owls will from this date forward be requited to produce the head  of the bird���������������������������not the legs, as hitherto.  If you would enjoy hearing the sextette in ''Lucia" sung, or the .quartette in "II Trovat'ore," or the quar-.-  tettes from "Rigoletto," " "Faust," ���������������������������  and the impressive "Miserere" do not  fail to attend the English'Opera-Singers in K. P.- hall, next Tuesday eve-.  riing, Nov. 30th. ���������������������������"       -  A pleasing   incident of the Liberal  '   All property owners who have pur-* meeting   Saturday .evening, was the  chased "property -in 'Enderby since the  last assessment was made>must make  statutory declaration before City  Clerk Rosoman on or before next  Tuesday, Nov. 30th,, if they would  have their names placed on the next  voter's list.   -  '���������������������������.Mr. Banton,. secretary of the Con-  ser vati ve ;-"Ass o'ciation.' .'had -.handsomely strung appropriate banners about  WALKER'S  WEEKLY  Published every Thur������������������day at Endorby, the Gate-Way or the famous Ckanaean. Und of the Eic Canadian Red Apple and the California of Canada   Entered in the Poat Offi.0at Enderby. B. C, _s seconri-d.iss matter.  "In order to be poor in the Okanagan, you have to waste an awful lot of Time and Money.  H.  M. .   AV A 1. K N K  QONE  MAN'S .POINT OF VIE    Q  i                      _*^_>^-_                    11  I  Mr. MacKelvie spoke for an hour  or more, and his answers to each and  every charge made by the Opposition  speakers seemed to give satisfaction  to all interested. The one great  crime charged against the government, that of giving one W. A. Lang  the province's reversionary interest  in 3,000 acres of land on Okanagan  lake, charged by the Opposition, was  explained by showing that it is the  policy of the Government to sell its  reversionary right in this land to  any white man who first buys from  thc Indians the land, nnd then from  the Dominion. First the Indians  must be satisfied, then the Dominion  government, and finally the province  of British Columbia. This is the  regular way in which these lands arc  dealt with, and' the only way, and  anyone can buy Indian reserve land  if the Indians and the Dominion are  first satisfied. And the price from  the province is $2.50 an acre, the  same as was paid by W. A". Lang.  An unknown Socialist speaker then  .occupied the platform for half an  hour, to the edification of the audience and the enthusiastic pleasure of  the Socialist element of the gathering. He was a fluent speaker, witty,  sarcastic, and bitter. His clothes  deceived him, but his tongue did not,  and for thirty minutes the McBride  government received a fire-eating  tongue-lashing. Repeatedly the man  arbitrarily demanded of Mr. Ellison  in.a most discourteous attitude explanations of the actions of the legislatures of the past four years, to all  of which Mr. Ellison replied in a  kindly spirit.      '  Mr. Geo. Bell followed in a brief  talk on local option, in which he  earnestly asked the audience to consider well the importance of the issue  and give it their support.  Before proceeding in his address,  Mr. Bell, on behalf of the citizens of  Enderby, and the local Liberal Association, assurred   Mr. Ellison of the  done aud is capable of doing, we believe the country would rather trust  Premier McBride to act in the interests of the province, ' than to risk  putting the business in the hands of  an untried man. To-day's vote will  tell.  T is not now, never has been, and j    in the Okanagan Riding there was  never   will   be   our   purpose to  a great opportunity for the Liberal  make this,   paper a partisan or-! party to w  ,'in the respect and admir-  -gan.-^Biit^w.e__feeUbound_^by__.duty__to_iation-of-all,wi!o=have-yielded=to-the  speak plainly of the things we see j wish of a vast majority of the pco-  that we feel are hurtful.or helpful to ! pie of the Valley, and honored our-  our country and community. In the' selves by returning Hon. Price Elli-  present campaign we have not heard _ SOn by acclamation, would have won  a word spoken by the Opposition infinitely more for Liberalism than  condemnatory of the six years' of, has been gained by fruitlessly oppo-  McBride administration���������������������������nor has any- j sing him. Mr. Ellison's eleven years  one else, for the Opposition has not; 0f service in the interest of this confound a flaw in it. Indeed, many of I stituendy; his thirty or more years of  them have said openly, and from the ; pioneering, and his earnest, sympa-  platform, that had Premier McBride.thetic, broad-guaged, personal life,  gone to-the--country - simply on the; have won for him the esteem of every  record of his administration he would , 0ne. And on top of this, to have  have had little or no opposition, j ])CCn raised to the cabinet of Premier  This statement will, and may well be ' McBride's Government, was an honor  taken with a bit of salt, for no mat-' not only to Mr.   Ellison, but to the  ter how good   thc   administration of. Okanagan,  and  one it ill-becomes us ' tion " u'inii   harmony      illw���������������������������  ,.,.,_  Premier McBride may have been   and j to esteem lightly.    For the Liberals ' recognize further,    that the question  how little excuse for opposition there j to have stepped   aside  and made his ; 0f whether liquor shall be sold in a  may have been,   we should have had ; return unanimous,    would  have been j community or not-is already decided  fitting and broad.   But the dominnt- : since it'   is   optional    with  the resi  liquor business, and draws down a  dollar and a half on every, gallon of  whiskey sold ih the Dominion, we  n\ay expect to have men engage in  the selling of liquor. As an occupation, it is endorsed by the government and sustained . by law, and as  legal, and���������������������������in the eyes" of the law���������������������������as  respectable, as that of selling ribbon  or sugar, boots and shoes or running  a^ten_pcrance=hotel  In the fight for local option we  have the local option league, headed  of course, by the clergy, arrayed  against the liquor interests. Between  these two elements, there is a vast  number of intelligent voters who are  no more in sympathy with the intemperance of the one side than the intemperance of the other, and who  feel that, no matter which way you  look at it, prohibition means that  the" man who "does"not" drink~is "legislating against the man who does,  and that this kind of reform is neither beneficial to the one or the other  and  tends to bring about more  fric-  These voters  generous    recognition .paid to������������������Harry  Worthington,   secretary   bf .the local  association; -:whose   senices    to. the  Liberal cause -in   this   'section have ..  long   been   recognized.       When   Mr.  Worthington, entered "the   hall - and  >  took.his seat,, the audience arose and -  sang, "God Save the King.'-',-  -. Imordei^Lto get. 'an^ea,riy, start" oji _  the vast amount of .building and improvements to    be    made this \yinter  in the   mill    and   yards,    the 'A. R.  Rogers Co. closed the sawmill Tuesday evening.     The    past season has  been'   the   most   successful the company has had, and Manager Stevens  is to be    complimented   for the able ,-  manner    in   which   he-- and his staff  have")handled the business.   Not, one  day in the season has the-mill been  closed for repairs, and in some of the  months, not an hour was lost in the  running.     As a result of this splendid record,    the   company' yards ..replied high with lumber.  ENDERBY PUBLIC SCHOOL  A written examination in British  history was held last Monday.in the  principal's room. The pupils of the  senior_division__w_er_e_examincd in the  tlie same   fight  to   make, with, per  haps some variations.    A little less  ing influence of the party was not big  railway talk, fewer hot-air lines on enough to see the opportunity and  wrapping paper, and perhaps less, grasp it. It would have been the  mountain climbing and tunnel build-j height of diplomacy    and statesman-  ing.   But the   end   would   have been  the same.  It is an easy matter to make paper  railroads, which nobody can or will-  have to build. A yard, or two of  wrapping paper, a piece of crayon, an  Honest John Henry, and spellbinders  to Wade the muck, and, presto, you  have it ! But the people are sick of  this kind of thing. For seven years  the Great Northern has been endeavoring to get through Hope Mountain  pass, and is no nearer today than it  was at the commencement. The general public knows this and will not  take any stock in John Oliver's campaign.map.  To fight a progressive policy never  has been anything but a losing fight.  In this contest the Opposition must  lose. If there are some things in the  McBride policy that the people do  not understand, they will have ample  opportunity to learn about them  when the matter is laid before the  legislature, and is there threshed out  by the Government   and   Opposition.  dents of a community whether they  shall or shall not buy liquor, and if  they do not buy liquor it will not be  sold.   Then there is another class of  ship,   characteristics,  it is  true,  sel- i voters  who recognize this important  dom found in'politicians.   In forcing , element; that   if   the   license   of the  high esteem in which he was held by'But with his past   six   years' record  0  Mr. DeHart into the field, they but  thrust a good man to defeat, for the  voters of the Okanagan would be ungrateful- indeed, did they turn against  and refuse to honor the man who has  so highly been honored for them,  ooo  NE of our exchanges says: "We  can see no element of fairness  in a statement made by the  Attorney General that a majority of  votes cast for the enactment of a  local' option law by the legislature  would not suffice, but that there  would have to be over half the number cast for the candidates at the  election. In view of this we will be  surprised if a great many of the temperance people do not refuse to defeat themselves and vote for neither  of the candidates, but plump their  votes for local option."  How intemperate our temperance  people are ! Local option, which as  everybody knows, is the first step to  prohibition, is, at best, a makeshift  all    Enderbyites,   and    conveying to    back of   him,   showing   what he has So long as   our   Dominion is in the  open bar is withdrawn, they, as taxpayers, will have to make up the  difference by increased taxation, and  self-interest comes in, and they will  not venture.  Whether these different voters are  right or wrong, they have a vote,  and if they do not care to exercise it  it is very evident they do not wish  to change existing conditions. That  every n?an should vote, "yes" or  "no" will be admitted, but because  they should, does not mean that they  will, and if they will not, we fail to  see wherein the Government could do  differently than they have, and demand that at least half of the voters in the province vote in favor of  a change before a change is made.  If one-half the voters do not want a  change, why -should a change be  made? It is up to every voter to say  what he wants. But for anyone to  do as this exchange suggests���������������������������sacrifice everything in order to make this  one issue dominate���������������������������is the worst kind  of bigotry and intemperance.  entire range of British history from  the invasion of Julius Caesar to the  reign of King Edward VII. The pupils of the Junior division were examined in part of the British history  The following is the result:  Senior Division: Patrick Mowat,91;  Harold Bass, 84; Fred Johnson, 82;  James Johnson, 81; Arthur Teece, 79;  John McMahon, 78; Tom, McKay, 75;  Allan Dunwoodie, 75; Dorcas Brash,  70; Frank Pearson, 70; .Sylvia. Black,.  G8; Horace Marwood, 67; Ida Robinson, 64;, Vivian Nichol, 64; Philena  Boyer,  63.  Junior Division: Arthur Buchholz,  97; Willie Faulkner, 94; Bert Hassard  94; Elmer Grant, 94; Sidney Green,91;  Austin Collin, 90; Mildred Hutchison,  86; Walter Dale, 77; Bessie Jones, 73;  Rcna Dunwoodie, 66; Pearl Cameron,  65; Thomas Elliott, 65; Olga Carlson,  58; Florence Ronald, 57; Winnie Bell,  51; Agnes Carlson, 50; Alice Marwood, 4S; Hulda Carlson, 40; Herbert Blanchard, 38; Victor Bogart,34.  Bengough, the Canadian entertainer  will appear in Enderby Saturday  night. Do not fail to be there; If  you do you will regret it. Bengough  tells stories graphically and humor-,  ously; recites dramatically his own  verses; gives musical burlesques, and  is, in addition, the only cartoonist  who makes a specialty of embellishing with sketches of,local notobilities  and cartoons on topics of the moment. His facility with the crayon is  wonderful. Hear him tell of the  Scotchman's visit to the dentist, and  laugh and laugh and laugh. Plan of  seats at Reeves' drug store.  Don't miss the English Grand Opera Singers next Tuesday evening, in  K. of P. Hall. The greatest musical  event that Enderby has ever seen.  Try us for a pair of skates. We  have all sorts and sizes, ranging, in  price from 60c to'$5.00.per pair.  Lost���������������������������On 18th November; one fleece-  lined kid glove. Finder will oblige  by returning to Peter Burnet. -Q-O&O^0-.0<H>4-0-^0. 04-0^0>0  t *  j ABOUT THE HOUSE   J  o  chiil  and  lO^G . 04-0->-0-^04-O.-O*O-^0-K>^'  MAKING GOOD SALADS.  Thero are two ways in which  many cooks are prone to spoil a  E_i;ui. One of these is the salad  is not cold enough ; the other, there  is too mucli vinegar in tho French  .���������������������������dressing. Either of these faults  is so easy to remedy that one wonder, why it never occurs io the offending 'dames of the kitchen" to  o'(   differently.  A salad ought- to be thoroughly  ed, served on chilled plates,  tewed with a chilled dressing.  Tt i.s not at all a di'lliculfc matter  to' manage, if you will resolutely  savo_ half of one of the shelves of  thc ice-box for your salad and its  plates, and firmly resist all tlio encroachments of tlie milk bottles  and butler crocks and left over  dishes.  As for the French dressing, vine  gars vary so widely in strength and  acidity that it is impossible to give  a_y hard and fa,���������������������������t rule. Try one  ���������������������������tablespoonful of vinegar to four  of oil, and a her they arc thoroughly blended -taste critically. You  "a . then tone it up or down as you  like it best. To vary a French  dressing, try adding half a teaspoonful of onion juice when you  make a romaine salad, or half a  green  pepper chopped fine for as-  I!n<  o  String  Bean  Salad���������������������������Chill   a can  of the  small   string    beans,   oocn,  ������������������oft Canadian dairy cheese. Put  a second slice of tomato over thc  cheese and a small spoonful of mayonnaise over all. Serve on Icltuco  leaves.  ECOXCO.ilC'AL DESSERTS.  Lemon 1'ie.���������������������������Two eggs, two cupfuls of milk, three-quarters of :.  ���������������������������cupful of sugar, one and one-half  (able.^pooufiils of bi.li.r, one and  one-half tubl _. puoni'uls of cornstarch. Mix yolks ot eggs until  light, ������������������dd sugar and buUer, mi::  cornstarch and milk,  add to eggs,  boil until thick, nnd add lemon  juice and grated rind. _f.-:o whites  of eggs for meringue and brown in  oven.  Delicious Dessert.���������������������������Take one-  half pint of cream beaten lu a stiff  froth and flavor v.ith lemon or vanilla; pour iL over a 10 cent box of  marshmallows which havo been cut  into small pieces with the scissors,  sprinkle grated nuts or chocolate  over tho top, and serve cold from  the ice. This makes enough for  seven shcrbert glasses.  Tapioca. .Dclicia.���������������������������Two tablespoonfuls minute tapioca, tho juice of  two. oranges, one cupful if water, ,  sugar to taste. E-oil slowly iifieen  or twenty minutes; turn a moid to i proper  ���������������������������cool. Servo with whipped cream  sprinkled with broken walnut  meats.  .Rice  Pudding���������������������������Put in.  a double  take up another until all are used.  Y/hen you wish to remove bastings,  cut the knot and take thc needle  and draw it out, and your needle  is Ihrc.ded and ready for uso  again. ]fc saves time both in threading needles aivl picking, little  threads off H<.or.  Particular Work���������������������������"When you wish  to make no mistakes in pinning  goods and do not care to cut or use  chalk use small safety pins. After  once having a quant ily of these little helpers in your sowing fray you  v ill  never be without them again-  To Work Buttonholes in   Lace.���������������������������  of lawn under  make  to small squares  each place where you wish to  button holes, then cut and work  ihe button holes. Cut away the  surplus lawn around the buttonholes, leaving ��������������������������� them firm ar.d  strong. Also put tiny squares underneath where the buttons arc to  be sewed.  AI.TIQl'H FIJiEAiOIS.  FISH WHICH CAUGHT MEN.  Anglers Have Gone Through Dangerous Experiences.  Spinning for trout' on a small  river in Devonshire, thc writer once  hooked a salmon. His rod and  tackle being totally inadequate to  deal with thc flashing monster, hc  soon found that the fish was playing him���������������������������not he ihe fish.  Jle could not stop the salmon's  franti-c rushes, and had to run practically do^n stream after it. Thc  result, as might bo expected, was  disaster. Thc cast parted and the  salmon departed.  Many a fisherman has had simi-  lai experiences, and sometimes  painful  and  even dangerous ones  Fishing in  . i ..  it Ciii'i .sides afc  lhe i-reseiii  Day.  Turks  the  hollowing  _  Oram and rinse with ice water,  Serve on crisped lettuce leaves with  French dressing. Cold boiled beans  can be used, but the canned beans  arc better and so much easier to  get if you haven't a garden of your  own.  Knickerbocker    Salad���������������������������Crisp the  small inncr.lea.es of romaine and  on each in  arrange a bed oi them  dividual service plate- Carefully  remove the membrane from orange  sections and place six sections on  each bed of romaine. Garnish with  strips of Spanish red pepper laid  cross   wise  the  orange.     You  can  cut trie peppers narrow with the  kitchen scissors. Serve .villi .French  dressing which has a good dash of  sherry and'plenty of paprika. This  makes a charming company salad  a? the color effect is pretty.  Asparagu. Salad���������������������������Have a big red  pepper, whole and cut right across  il in parallel cuts, leaving (he skin  in circles aboufc one quarter of an  inch wide. Tn each of these circles,  carefully insert half a dozen stalks  of the finest and largest canned  asparagus. Serve on lettuce leaves  and be sure that ifc is cold. The  dressing may be either French or  mayonnaise. If mayonnaise is used,  fill a lettuce leaf with il and set  it beside the asparagus, and garnish with tiny stars cut from the  red pepper, v. it-h one of thc little  _niters which may be purchased  for that purpose.  Tomatoes . n Surprise���������������������������Select the  best shaped and ripest tomatoes,  ficakl.  boiler one-half cupful" of rice and  three teacupfuls of milk. Cook until soft, then add oue pint of milk,  one-hall cupful of cream, or a little butter, yolks of three eggs well  1-eatcu, five tablespoonfuls of sugar, and a pinch of salt. Stir gently until thick. Pour in an earthen  dish- Make a meringue of the  whiles of three eggs, five tcaspoonfuls of powdered sugar, and flavor  with lemon extract. Spread over  pudding and brown in oven. Serve  warm or cold.  Snowball Pudding.���������������������������One quart  sweet milk, two tablespoonfuls of  cornstarch, a pinch of salt, one-  half cupful sugar, one teaspoonful  ol vanilla. Cook in double boiler  until smooth and thick, then stir in  the stiffly beaten whites of two eggs.  I. fcir until light and foamy, then  mold in cups previously dipped in  cold water. For the sauce use the  yolks of the two eggs, one pint of  milk, sugar and vanilla to taste;  cook until it begins lo thicken. Set  all in ice box to cool. To serve  turn snowball out in individual  dishes and surround with yellow  sauce.  Afc tho siege of fthodes  constructed mortars by  out cavities in the solid rock at the  and in the arsenal afc  Malta is a trophy of thc long and  glorious defence of Valelta in a  Turkish gun, about a six-pounded,  composed of a copper  tube coiled  ever  clod,  collection  with  strong  rope and  '"jack-  ' with rawhide.    In Lhe same  ire some antique "quick-  i";rei_," breechloaders, wilh small  bores and immensely long barrels,  like punfc guns. Thc Malay pirates  put great trust in the long brass  swivel guns called "lela," and in  Lornco these lclas were used as a  kind of currency, large sums being  et-iimated in guns.  The Chinese cast excellent bronze  guns (there is a- fine specimen of  them in Dcvonp.rt dockyard), but  so little did they understand gunnery lhat in thc so-called "opium  war" the forts of the Boca Tigris,  defending the Canton llivcr, had  the guns bui 1 fc immovably into the  walls. Thc Sikh gunners-opposed  to England in thc two Junjab wars,  though they loaded with amazing  recklessness, shovelling in the powder from open boxes, stuck lo their  guns to the last. Thc blood of thc  flrsfc man killed was smeared on thc  ORANGE  RECIPES.  pccJ  from  and   ciiiil  the stem  i     Cut   off~a  end,   remove  circic  4hc seed and interior pulp, and lei  the tomato drain. .Fill with a mixture of fhc firmest parts of the to-  on a t-o pulp, small chunks of cucumber, and celery with a tiny  grating of onion. Mix with mayonnaise,  place a spoonful of  Orange Marmalade-���������������������������One dozen  oranges, grated rind of four oranges, one pineapple, eight stalks  of rhubarb, one grape fruit (pulp),  and two lemons (pulp). Run ail  through the fruit chopper and boil  for fifteen minutes. Then add the  same quantity of sugar, aud cook  unfil ifc threads.  Orange Cake.���������������������������Cream one-third  cupful butler, add one-half cupful  .sugar. Add one-half cupful sugar  tc the yolks of two eggs beaten  light, and combine thc two. Alternately add one-half cupful milk,  one.-a.nd_onc-.lialf-Cupf uls-flour-sift-.,  wilh two level tea  .ui,  and    thc    whole detachment  died beside ifc sooner  ���������������������������Chambers' Journal.  than retreat.  SAXDAVIC.il 150 TEAKS OLD.  a boat off the Florida  coast, J. A. Brenton hooked a  monster tarpon���������������������������the fish known in  the Gulf as the "Silver King."  The great fish went straight, off,  towing the boat behind it; (.he wind  got up. and so did the sea; night  came on, and thc tarpon showed  no sign of giving in. Bub the angler was made of stern stuff, and, in  spite of imminent danger of swamping, he stuck to his captor, aud  eventually landed ifc, six miles away  from the spot where he'had hooked  i<\    This fish weighed  155 pounds.  Even more exciting was tho engagement between C. R. Scuddcr  and a gigantic luna, which he hooked off lhe Oalifornian coast. Thc  luna did as he liked with Mr. Scud-  dcr's boat for seven hours, during  which lime il lowed him a distance  oi nearly twenty miles. The creature weighed 18 pounds over the  hundredweight.  One of the fiercest, wickedest  fish that swims is the barracuda,  found from lhe Gulf of Mexico down  to the Brazilian coast. It possesses a fearful equipment of knife-  pointed teeth, and has large, black,  evil-looking eyes. No negro will  bathe where barracudas abound.  That famous naturalist, C. F. Holder, once harpooned a large barracuda off the Florida reef, which  towed his dinghy round and round  in circles and very nearly swamp  en  it  each  may _n-  lomato ar.d  -Ji' desired,  the cut-off caps of the tomato may  the mixture  nai.e  o .   top  of  isend at once lo tab  when  be put m place  ia in the ease.  Lettuce  Salad���������������������������For    those  do nol enjoy the plain lettuce thc  following    is    recommended.     Arrange on  individual service plates  an attractive salad of the while  leaves of lettuce. Have ready as  many cgg<\ hard-boiled and chilled.  __ (here are plates of salad, and  chop them fine, and place lhe chopped egg in a mound in the centre  of the lettuce leaves. Put an extra  dash of cayenne in the French  dressing and a little mustard and  onion juice.  Cabbage and Nul Salad���������������������������Chop  rather fine Bomo firm white cabbage and mix it in the proportion  cf ��������������������������� one cup of cabbage to three  tablespoonfuls of chopped peanuts.  ���������������������������Dress with French dressing made  by mixing five tablespoonfuls of  olive oil with two tablespoonful!.  of vinegar, one teaspoonful cf salt  and a little paprika.  Luncheon Salad���������������������������To one onp of  apples, pored and cut in cubes,  add half a cupful of sliced celery  und half a cupful of cold chicken.  ������������������_ix with mayonnaise in which thick  cream has been stirred, and serve  on lettuce leaves for a home lunch-  con in summer.  Tomato and Cheese Salad-Peel  ixnd slice s;o;';_ large tomatoes. Let  the slices !,. about half an inch  thick. Cut with a sharp knit' ��������������������������� and  >u each slice spread a layer of thin,  .(���������������������������<i t.'irec limes  spoonfuls of baking powder, and  the whiles of two eggs last. Bake  in three layer cake pans of small  size. Put the layers together with  orange filling. Spread a lillle of  the lilling on the lop layer and into  this press orange sections from  which lhe skin has been taken.  Orange Filling.���������������������������Heat one cupful  orange, "juice "wilh "Half of the lw"o-  tbirds cupful    of sugar    over hot  : water.    .Mix four level Inblcspoon-  ,    j fills cornstarch wilh a littlo water  0 land cook in lhe hot juice ten rnin-  hil.es.    Add one egg    boalen  light  :with  the other  half of  the sugar,  i ami  .1 ir till  the  egg thickens tho  mixture.      Add one   tablespoonful  butter and a little salt.  C.si.nry and a Half Since Itrcad-  l)o!.sterc(l Meat Cainc into Use.  Thc sandwich as a food article,  says a writer in a German paper,  had its 150th birthday this year. Of  course this does nob apply to any  .particular sandwich, despite the  ancient and weather beaten appearance of some of them which tourists encounter afc railway stations  and standing luncheon counter?.  But il is lot) y'casr since the four���������������������������h  Earl of Sandwich, who was a inveterate card player, had his scr  vanfc bring him a slice of meat b-i-  t wcje.n jay o_ pi eg e s_ of..b r c_ad, _so _t! i -i(__  hc might continue to play while be  lIc.  'Wo  have    our own  bultc.-  HOMF   DRESSMAKER.  Fancy Waists.���������������������������In making fancy  waists in cotton materials first mark  the design on thc paper pattern,  lay pattern on the goods doubled,  cut and trace off thc design and  also the scams und waistline. Take  pattern off and baste on insertion,  or if braided use thc braider that  comes with your sewing machine.  Thc work is quickly nnd easily done  with no guesswork about it.  Finishing Skirt.���������������������������A skirt could  be finished in thc-same-way a tail-  or_ finishes men's trousers. The  skirt binding braid may be stitch-  ���������������������������cd at the bottom in the usual way.  but when taming ifc up to baste put  in a strip of mending tissue the  width of the braid and press with  a hot iron. Fasten the braid at  each seam and you have a much  neater finished skirt than by tho  old method.  Basting.���������������������������When you have lots of  basting to do, thre. d several needles: at one time and then when you  use oue thread leave needle in. aud  brodchen and our kalter aufsch  nilfc," writes the German authority, "hut the card player's makeshift is belter filled for the man in  a hurry than these, and there i-  probably no restaurant in Germany  where lhe sandwich is not known  and served, and the name of lhe  noble earl appears on many German 'bills of fare, Germanized inlo  sandwich."  Eventually, when brought  close to the boat it seized the oars  in its tcclh, actually snapping pieces off them.  The green mo ray of the Bermudas  looks like a conger eel, but ifc is  larger, and of a bright-green color; lis viciousnoss is so proverbial that when tho native fishermen  hook one they afc once cut the line.  On one occasion, when an English  sportsman insisted on bringing one  'into the boat,- tho awful brute  snapped Ihrco fingers clean off his  negro boatman.  Tho power and .ferocity of tho  hammerhead shark are almost incredible. Mr. Holder, above-mentioned, once hooked a large hammerhead off Santa Catalina Island,  which simply ran away wilh him,  and over and over again nearly  pulled tho boat under water. If  other boats had not come to his assistance he would have been forced  to cut the line; but it was not until five boats were all pulling together that the brute could be turned shoreward.  NERVOUS  DISORDERS  Promptly Cured by tiu Use ot  Dr. Williams' Pink-Pills.  If your hand trembles or is un-,  steady, remomber lhat this   \ \ suro'  and early sign of your nervous cys-j  tern being afc fault.    The mischief:  may develop  slowly    to  a    worse'  stage.       You    feel    uuaceountablyl  weak and  weary    after    exertion ;|  \ou   lose flesh;    you   turn   againsfci  food and sul'ler palpitalio.is arid in-!  digestion   after  eating.     Al  limes;  y .u arc intensely irritable, greatly!  depressed     aud    easily      worried.'!  Sometimes sharp pains-shoot down  your spine and legs and  probably  neuralgia  robs you  of  your  sleep;  at   night.    These are  some of the  troubles that indicate Iho presence-*  of    nervous   disorders.      If    these  troubles arc neglected  Ihey result-  in complete nervous collapse   and1  possibly  paralysis.     Dr.   Williams'I  Pink Pills have won a great rcpu-j  Lation by curing all forms of ncrv-l  ous disease.      The nervous system  depends  entirely   upo'ii   the   blood-  supply for nourishment; when Iho  blood is thin and-weak the nerve a.  are. affected    as    described.      Dr.i  Williams'  I'ink  Pills    actually  in-l  crease the supply of good red blood,,  feed,    strengthen    and    lone    tho  nerves,   enable   them   to   perform,  their functions and dispel all signa  cf a breakdown.  Mrs. Jas. H. Ward, Lord's Cove,,  Js- !_., says: "Aboufc two years ago  I  suffered   so  much   from   nervous';  prostration that I was little betterj  than a helpless wreck.      I suffered;  f:-om headaches and a constant feci-'  ing of dizziness.   Thc least unusual)  move would startle mc and set my.  heart  palpitating violently.   1  had;  little or no appetite, and grew so1  weak that I was hardly able to drag:  myself about-, and could not do my1  housework.    In every way 1 was in'  a deplorable condition.   As the mo-,  dicinc I had been taking seemed lo'  do ine no good, my husband got   _'  supply of Dr. Williams' Pink I'iMs..  .1   had only  been  taking the  Pills'  for a couple of weeks, when I seem-'  ed to feel    somewhat    better,  and,  this.encouraged me to continue tho  tieatmcnt.      Prom    that   on    my.  strength  gradually  but  surely  returned, and in the course of a few  more weeks I was once more a well  woman, able fo do my own house  work and feeling belter than I _a<J  done for years.    I have since  ro-j  maincid  well  and  feel  lhat I  o"v_,  ni} good health to thc healing pow-f  crs o_ Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills.":  Every oilier weak, sickly, worn ...  out, nervous person, should follow  the example of Mrs. Ward and giv_  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a fait  trial. These Pills will send new!  blood coursing through the veins  and bring brightness and energy to.  the weak and despondent. Sold  ly all medicine dealers or by mail  ao 50 cents a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  .-'��������������������������� o  WHAT WOMAN IS MADE OF. _  According to a Hindu legend Ibis  i������������������  _ _  BATONS A3!) STORES.  4y + -. .-.-.-+.-.-++++.f++-f +++ +  ROSY-CHEEKED BABIES.      %  X  X  Nothing in the world is such  a comfort and joy as a henl-  thy, rosy-cheeked, happy  baby. Bub the price of  ].aby's health is constant  vigilance on the part of tho  mother. Thc ills of babyhood come suddenly and the  wise mother will always be in  a position to treat them, afc  once. No other medicine can  lake the place of Baby's Own  Tablets in relieving and cubing the ills of babyhood aid  childhood, and thero is no  other medicine as safe. Mrs.  Wm. Viggcrs, Perrctlon,  Onfc., says:���������������������������"My baby was  troubled with his stomach  and was very cross while getting his teeth, and did not  sleen 'well' afc night. I gave ~f  him'Baby's Own Tablets with If  the best of results. He is no\v -f  on c of the best na lured ba- "f  -i -r  Sold  or by  4. bies one could wish."  4   by medicine   dealers  f mail afc 25 cents a- box from  I Thc Dr.   Williams'  Medicine  .   Co-, Brockville, Onfc.  .- . .-4--HIHI>4-f4-++ ���������������������������+ f + f++;  t  Were   Freely    Used    in Tight   in  County Armagh.  Serious rioting occurred recently  ar Porladown. county Armagh,  Ireland, during the progress of an  Hibernian demonstration, many  persons being injured. Thc mob  retaliating,"District Inspector-Hus-  sey was struck on the back of his  head with a large stone, and a constable from Mcath received a wound  in the eye with a stone, which, it is  feared, will necessitate the removal of the eye.  Subsequently thc processionists  were grcclcd with volleys of stones,  and a number of demonstrators and  police were struck-  Further disorder occurred as the  Hibernians were being escorted to  the railway station by thc police  with drawn batons. When the train  left the station some of thc demonstrators, ifc is staled, fired revolver shots and iu reply stones were  thrown by the crowd. About a  scoro of members of thc police force  received injuries. /  Al night there was almost'a  pitched battle between the police  and the mob, who, after half_ an  hour's severe fighting, were driven  up Armagh road and West street  and there hemmed in. By 10 o'clock  everything was quiet.  While attending a conference of  constabulary officers later, District  Inspector Hussey, who was injured  in the riots, was overcome by faint-  ness, and his condition is report-  to bo serious.   vt.   ed  Ifc is far more pleasant to preach  than to practice. That's why the  mi no. ity practice.  When money talks thc majority  of us hear only thc echo.  thc   proper   origin   of   woman.;  Twashtri,   the  god. Vulcan  of  tho  J .i nd u====^m.y-thoiogi',^^ciiaa_t___tl.._=_.th_o_  world, but on his commencing   to  create  woman  he discovered  thab  for man hc had exhausted all his  creative materials,   and  lhat    not  one solid element had    been  leffc.f  This,  of course,  greatly perplexed  'Twashtri   and  caused   him  to  fall  into a profound meditation.   "When  he  arose from it he proceeded  as  follows.    He took:���������������������������  The roundness of Uic moon;'"  The undulating curve of the serpent, i  The graceful twist of the creeping plant.  The light shivering of the grass-  blade and thc slcnderncss of lbs  willow.  The velvet of lhe flowers.  The lightness of the feat her.  Thc gen lie gaze of the doc.  The frolicsomcness of the dancing sunbeam.  The tears of the cloud.  The inconsistency of the wind.  The timidity of tho hare.  The vanity of the peacock.  Thc hardness of the diamond.  The cruelty of the tiger.  The chill of tho snow.  The cackling of the parrot.  The cooing of the turtle-dove.  All these   mixed   together   an<J'  formed a woman.   *   SAVED   IN  Annapolis,   N.   S.,  HIS  OLD  ACE.  May 14. 1909.���������������������������I wa,  over eighty years of ace and have wf*  fored from Kidney and Bladder Tron.tyfl  for fifteen year... I took doctors' medloln'ft  but got no help. I waijt to thanjj yoxi  for sending me the sample box o. 6Ji^  Pills which holped me. |  I have taJtcn six boxes of Gin PI He a.,'  together, but Rot relief beforo I had takeft-  near tliat amount. I had to get lib bo_J$  nights every fifteen minutes and had to  use an instrument before I could urinat*,'  Now I can lie in bed four or Ave nourij  without  fretting  up.  "V. II. H..I.CR.  Write National Di'iif. . Cliomlcal Co  (Dept. W. L.) Toronto for freo samnU.  ltegular  size. 00c���������������������������6  for S_.50.  41 l(f(  ARMY OF THE KAISER  WHAT    AT*     ENGLISH     GIRL  THINKS OF IT.  Ccrnian Soldiers arc Mostly Undersized, Underfed aud Overworked.  Take an average British soldier  and put him for, say, three  months' military training, into  tho     German   ��������������������������� Army. What  .would be the result1? Twelve week3  out of thirteen would be spent in  eolitary conlinomont for insubordination und instilling a superior  officer, while in the last week he  would probably be executed for  killing one, writes an English girl  in Pearson's Weekly.  This is not intended a.s a slnr upon the British soldier ; for, although  he gives up his life and body to thc  Service of his country, still ho retains his individuality and his self-  respect. Such is certainly not tho  case with tho German soldier; for  .'hat_ self-respect can a man have  who is habitually addressed by his  superior officers by such epithets  as, bandy-legs,,pig-dog, fool, idiot,  end so on.  EVERY MAN A SOLDIER.  Sineo every man, who is nob an  absolute idiot or physically iucap-  flblc, is compelled to serve, ifc can  be well imagined that tho Gorman  'Army, as a whole, is not conspicuous [or symmetry of form, nor beauty and intelligence of countenance;  therefore, it scoma more than hard  that a man who, through no fault of  his own, is afflicted with some personal defect, should have this affliction publicly derided and jeered  afc with remarks prefaced by one  o: more of the. foregoing elegancies  of speech.  Tho undcr-officers are the worst  offenders in this respect.  "Hi I you bandy-legs; don't stand  there looking aa conceited as if you  were the only silly ass in the whole  regiment," ia the sort of wit in  which the non-com. indulges afc the  unfortunate private's expense.  Poor fellow; for the time being  he is a machine���������������������������lhe property, nominally, of his country, but, in "reality, of the man who happens to be  in command ovcr.him, and woo betide him if he offend his sergeant.  ���������������������������He must have no thought, no will  of his own. Perhaps ho neV"cr had  much of cither. All the better for  hini when he becomes a soldier.-  Now and egain, though, a man  refuses to submit to such indignities without a struggle, but repeated confinements to the cells and  bread {ind water diet.soon break  his spirit. ' If not, th������������������rc are worse  punishments.  seen a little man wearing a coat  three sizes too large for him. It  was belted in at the waist, the  skirts forming a ludicrous frill;  whilo a little way down the line a  great, burly fellow did his 'best to  stand in a way which put less strain  upon thc seams of his nether garments. They each have a decent  suit for full-dress parade, though.  An element of fear runs through  Urn whole army, thc men being  afraid of each and every superior-  Thc sergeants fear the lieutenants,  who, in turn, fear the captains,  and so on, up lo the commanding  general. He, being afc tho top of the  tree, has no one over him, so let  us hope he fears his Maker. Judging from his language, hc docs not.  All officers swear loudly and well,  but none so whole-heartedly and  fervidly as this pinnacle of power.  The gem of the German Army is  assuredly thc lieutenant. He is a  thing of beauty and a joy for ever���������������������������  iu the eyes of the fair sex, afc any  rale. No matter how much popular  opinion and unbiassed observation  may incline against him, to the  German girl he is perfect.  His conceit is ineffable; his appearance very ordinary, thougn  sometimes you come across a hand-  A MYSTERIOUS INVENTION  WONDERFUL  WEAPON    THAT  WILL ABOLISH WAR.  Thc   Armies   nnd   Navies   of   thc  "World will be Helpless Against  the Hertzian Waves.  but a nation of madmen to undertake.  The outcome of such a momentous discovery must be���������������������������peace.   ,._rj.   NEW CANCER HOSPITAL.  TWO YEARS' SERVICE.  As soon a.s he realizes that he  gave up his manhood when he took  on tho uniform, he can get on fairly well, provided he is thickr  skinned. His work is arduous, his  rations poor, and he is rewarded  with- the munificent sum of 2%d.  =^pe_^diem__(i_n=.a.__ca_yalry=_=r_egLmenfc_  ifc is a littlo more); but- he can  console himself with the reflection  that two yeara will see the end of  it. This is thc length of time he  has to serve, unless he happens to  be the son of rich people, when one  year will suffice.  But there is a great and marked  difference between the two. Tbe  rich   man's   son   must succeed in  Jia.sing an"exam-," rind* then," dur-  ng tho year, must keep himself in  uniform, food, lodgings, and everything else. Ifc costs anything between JC150 and ������������������250, according to  tho regiment hc is in. Although ho  has to drill and work with tlie  others, hc i.s generally better treated, iiHH more privileges, and may  pass his spare timo as he likes, provided hc does not leave the town  without permission. The under-of-  ficers arc fairly decent to him, although sometimes they may be cutting.  "Where arc you going to,  Schmidt." said a non-commissioned officer to a gentleman private.  "To dine, sir," came tho reply.  "What?"  roared out the sergeant.    '"'Officers dine, we   eat, but  you���������������������������you   feed, understand!" and  ' this to a gentleman born.  The Gorman soldiers on parade  are nob a pretty sight, nor an imposing one. They are mostly under-sized, underfed, and overworked. There is a splendid assortment of knock-knees, bandy-legs,  and squints; but, remember, Germany can put three million men of  ft sort on the field.  some one; his knowledge is astounding; his opinion of himself, his  abilities, and everything 'pertaining to him, could not be improved  upon; "although very young, he is  generally as blase as an old roue  of sixty���������������������������and his uniform is charming. I do not blame a lieutenant;  he cannot help himself; he is the  darling and the idol of every girl  to whom he condescends to speak.  So what wonder if he is self-satisfied and spoilt!  LIEUTENANT'S POOR PAY.  Of course, there are exccTJtions.  There are as unassuming, good-  hoarled young fellows wearing the  German uniform as are to be found  anywhere but they, are nob the  rule. Against thc older officers I  can say nothing.'", They have had  this -nonsense knocked out of them  long ago. They have too much  hard work, and, unless they have a  good private income or rich .wives,  too littlo money to-indulge in tomfoolery.  "Are���������������������������er���������������������������the English officers ���������������������������  cr���������������������������as educated (febildet) as we  German?" said a young lieutenant  to me upon being introduced. My  answer was something to the effect  that the English officers were not  so conceited (eingebildct) as the  ���������������������������German, and he seemed surprises,  quite hurt, in fact, that I was not  overcome with gratitude at his condescension in speaking to me at all.  He bad to learn that in England  it is the girl who condescends.  But a lieutenant has to work  hard���������������������������very hard���������������������������afc all kinds of  drill and exercise. .He has to instruct a- squad of .men in history  and  "war-game"���������������������������no sinecure    if  While the nations are building  Dreadnoughts against each other,  the scientists havo been busy discovering oilier weapons for thc  warfare of tho future  Rifles and swords aro mere toys  compared to the weapons that science is perfecting. Quite recently  a French savant made a series of  remarkable experiments with what  are known as "Hertzian waves."  Without going too deeply into the  subject ifc may be sufficient to explain that "Hertzian waves" are  so called after. Heinrich Hertz,  who found by experimenting, about  the year 1888, that ifc was possiblo  to control to a large extent the  magnetic current in the air.  WILL PIERCE STONE WALLS  Tho "waves" move along very  much like a corkscrew, and although for the moment scientists  are not able to controL them, or  steer them in any given direction,  there seems little doubt that this  feat will be only a question of a  few .years-  The effect of tho "Hertzian  waves" may he judged when it is  stated, as the result of thc recent  experiments in France, that they  will pierce stone walls three, feet  thick.'  For practical purposes the  "waves" are spirals of moving, invisible flame. Already there is a  theory by which it is believed the  power of directing and controlling  this invisible fire may be acquired,  and in the face of this new force  the armies and navies of the world  wil be helpless.  Two or three men, sitting at their'  instruments, could direct a- group  c-t "waves" through the air towards  an advancing fleet that threatened  their .shores. The "waves" would  strike the ships, and run along the  metal portions of them as a flame  runs along a stream of inflammable  spirit  And all the while the ship would  be giving off electric sparks, just  as is done in tho simpler experiments with an electric' battery. In;  a few seconds the ships would be  alive with sparks. All tho shells  on  board would explode,  and the  Harry Barnato Left $1,250,000 for  thc Purpose.  London, England, is to have a  new cancer hospital, built and endowed-at a cost- of $1,250,000, with  which to carry on the fight against  thc dread disease.  Ifc will be remembered that the  laic Mr. Harry Barnalo left by will  thc splendid sum. of $1,250,000 for  the purpose of founding some charity in thc nature of a hospital or  kindred institution in commemoration of Iiis brother, Mr- Barney  Barnato, ' and las nephew, Mr.  Woolf Joel.  After full and careful consideration of the merits of thc many  schemes put before them thc trustees, Mr. S. B. Joel, Mr. J. B. Joel  and Mr. S. G. Ashcr, have now  decided upon applying it to tho  building and endowment of an institution for the reception of cancer patients.  Wilh a view to increasing the potentialities of the bequest the new  institution will be- administered,  except as regards its finance, in  connection with the Middlesex Hospital, which has acquired so high  a���������������������������repufcation for its treatment of  patients afflicted with this disease,  and the trustees have procured a'  suitable site in Nassau street adjoining, this hospital's special cancer wards.  The trustees, wijfch Prince Francis  of Teck, Lord Cheylesmore, Sir  John Purccll, and Mr. Felix Davis,  will form thc. committee which has  been entrusted with the task -of  carrying oul the ^audable and beneficent project.  The authorities of the Middlesex  Hospital will nol be relieved in the  slightest degree of their financial  responsibility in connection .with  their cancer department as afc present constituted. Thc whole of the  capital derived from the Barnato  bequest will be employed in further  charitable operations, and the  maintenance of whatever additional accommodation-is provided, will  be ' assured by adequate" endowment.  SINGS IN LABOR WARS  ALL ABOUT   WORKMEN   WHO  HAVE LED STRIKES. ������������������  Only a Question of Time When They.  arc Brought to the End  of Their Tether.  It was on Friday, March 8th,  1907, that France had her first ex-,  pcrience of tho power of "King"  Pataud. On that night all Paris  was suddenly plunged into darkness by a sudden and'ubterW un  expected strike of the elccfcric'-lighb  workers.  Thc Post-office work was so hindered that next day the mails were  late all over the country, and many  newspapers failed altogether to appear. The loss was enormous. It  was put; at two-and-a-half million,  of francs-  In the  past two    years" Pataud,  the man who organized this sudden'  strike, has cemented his power.  Ho ia the head of the committee  known \as "The Secret Twelve,"  and boasts that to-day he can, at  a word, plunge the whole of France  inlo the horrors of a national sfcriko  and he has already proved what he  can do by thc recent postal and  telegraph strike. '  Pataud's career in some respects  biings strongly to mind that of tha  NOTORIOUS SAM PARKS.     -  Parks was originally an obscure'  Irish emigrant who    went    to tho  ���������������������������r. _  STA SIPS WORTH $3,000  you know the men���������������������������and ho receives  instruction upon the same subjects  from his colonel, besides which "he  generally studies one or more foreign languages.   -  His pay is very "slender, too. 1  wonder if an English officer would  credit the fact that a German lieutenant, by no means in his first  year, receives 17s. Cd. per week i'or  1Ti_^eW"i_es7^^A^li"eutenantrt'old-_iTc-  so himself.  What wonder, then, that they  contract debts, which the wife-to-  be has the onus of paying. But,  in. spile of all, they are a happy-  go-lucky,' light-hearted set of fellows, with a charm that is all their  own, and, I must say, I spent a  very pleasant two years in a Ger  ���������������������������man garrison town.- -'  powder magazines, drenched in a  shower of fire'which no skill could  divert, would be fired, and blow  the biggest ship to fragments  'Tost Office, Mauritius" ��������������������������� Given  as Bridal Portion to GirC  What seems at   first   sight the  IN LESS THAN A MINUTE.  And not only on sea,- but on land  could these destructive' "waves" be  employed with the most devastating  effect. In every fort where powder  was stored the danger from a series  cf "Hertzian waves" would be al-  -ways imminent.  At the will of the operator thc  "waves"   would  be    directed  for-  AUSTRIA'S WAR ON SNAKES.  AND THE UNIFORMS!  They are not beautiful at best; but  when you know that each man gets  his predecessor's garments���������������������������or  "what is loft of. Ihem���������������������������ifc may bo imagined that a regiment of soldiers  ia au impressive spectacle.   I have  Now Additions to the Empire Over-  run With Reptiles.  Austria's new territory i3 undesirably rich in snakes, mostly of  the poisonous varieties, and the  Government is taking vigorous  measures lo exterminate them.  In the ten years from 18% to  1905 the average yearly death roll  from snake bites in Bosnia and  Herzegovina was thirteen persons,  and 1,338 head of cattle, horses and  domestic animals. Besides this,  hundreds of persons were bitten by  snakes, but recovered.  Since 1908 the provincial authorities have given money premiums for  the killing of snakes. In that 3 .ar  o0,056 dead snakes were hrought  iu. of which 25,438 were poisonous.  Next year, when the official reward  system became more generally  known, these figures increased  enormously, no fewer than 280,718  snakes_ being killed, including 271, ���������������������������  685 poisonous.   ���������������������������  Last year's figures were very  nearly the same, and it will hc  some years before the work of extermination can be anything" like  completed. But at tho same time,  the number of persons reported bitten by poisonous snakes seems to  be steadily decreasing���������������������������206 in 1907  and HO last year.���������������������������Pall Mall Gazette.  .ward.,._They wouldjpierce thc wa 11 s  of the strongest fortress! wrecking,  everything in their passage, men.  horses, and guns, and leave behind  Ihem nothing ��������������������������� but charred and  smouldering ruin.  The soldiers against whom such a  terrible means of attack happened  to be employed could not lift a  hand to save them .elves. The unseen "waves" would advance wilh  " ."spiral roll through the air, as invisible as the fin _or of death itself.  and just as invincible.  The outposts and sentries would  not have time to give thc alarm,  for as tho "waves" passed them  they would twist guns and swords  into shapeless things, and any soldier remaining conscious would  scarcely have realized his position  before he heard the explosion and  shrieks that would tell of the  crumpling up of a mighty army like  a piece of useless paper.  The first scientist to discover how  "Hertzian waves" may be propell-  ' ed  and  guided over a distance of  ten miles will hold thc peace of the  world in his hands.  NAVIES CANNOT PUT TO SEA.  No nation would put an army in  the field if it were satisfied thai its  men would be annihilated by the  unseen forces of nature, without  the chance oL striking a blow in  self-defence.  No navy would be put to sea  knowing that at any moment the  dread, invisible "waves" might  scatter it like chaff beforo the wind.  Even if more than one nation  should make the forthcoming discovery at tne same time, the chances of a warlike contest will be equally remote.        ���������������������������>  The earliest intimation of thc  enemy's presence will be the thunder, announcing annihilation, and  such a chance is too great for any  se!  most modest dower on record is the  bridal portion of the wife of a sergeant in the French army.   He has  been on colonial service and married a Creole,girl from Mauritius,  and  her dower  was  an  old  envelope bearing two    stamps.      They  were what'is known as "Postoffice.  Mauritius," thc stamps being    of  little artistic beauty    and bearing  the words quoted.    They were current only for a very    short time.  Most of them were used, ifc is believed, in sending invitations for a  ball,  consequently  but few of the  letters were preserved,  and thero  has followed the usual law of sup-  -plj���������������������������and-=deraand^as=.egards=va-lue.  The  sergeant obtained  expert advice on them and was told that Ihey  were worth to-day $3,000, with the  prospect of increasing in value as  the time gocs'on.    The happy possessor put them in a little box and  took Ihem with him where ho is stationed.     He formed   one    of the  French contingent lately in Crete.  As .sonji  as  hc_   arrived    there  he  placed  his  trcasuro  for safety" ui  lhe sl.rong room of a bank at Can-  ea. v<_cro il lay during the time of  thc  foreign protectorate.        Whom  thc lime came    for.the   troops to  withdraw  thc    sergeant  reclaimed  his stamps.    Ifc was    an event in  Crete,  for he  was a very popular  man, and a crowd accompanied him  to the bank and cheered when he  reappeared carrying the lillle box  enclosing his treasure    The Paris  paper which tells thc story says that  philatelists may expect a sensation  ere long.  'Sec anything of  'A.vc,  on  thc enemy."  iye, sir.   A three-mast ves-  :ie nlarboard bow."  United Slates and  became a railway brakesman.'  Thanks to a powerful pair of fists and a talent for  prganization,   he  became  head of  the Ironworkers'    Union    of Ohi-,  cago.     His first act was to-order'  a strike for increased wages. The  sfcriko  was  successful;  and  Parks .  was sent for to New York where he  soon had all the ironworkers out. .  They did  not go  back until their  wages were raised    from $2.50 -to  $2.75 a day. - ,~ ������������������������������������������������������  Parks became Czar of the. New  York labor market. - His income'  reached a- fabulous sum, and for  nine long years he remained dictator. He kept a gang of prize-fighters to hammer into submission any-.,  ono who .opposed his will. : i  Bui there is a limit to this sorb  of thing. The employers at last  combined'to resist-him. He was  put on trial for extortion, and sent'.  to the big "convict-prison at- Sing ���������������������������  Sing- There, live years u'go,' he  died.      "       - - " .  -  The .worst railway strike of recent years was that which, in May,!  .903,  paralyzed  Victoria,   Austra-,  lia.    The leader was a-man named  Watson,   and  by  his orders  every  engine-driver,    guard,    conductor,''  and signalman went off duty. Busi-,  ness in Melbourne was paralyzed,'  and within forty-eight hours many .  shops were shut, and food had doubled in prico.     ���������������������������  But Walsou had an opponent aa  clever as himself in the shape of  thc Minister of Railway, the Hon.  Tommy I3e.nl. Mr. Bent at once  sent for the students and professors of the Engineering College afc  Garll-oU7_uid-scfcH-hen. alHo^driving-  engines.  The strikers retaliated by piling  great gum tree logs across the rails  and placing bombs in the engines.  But Bent was a match for them,  lie raised in a few hours a vast system of patrols. War to the knife  lasted for a week. Then the strikers caved in. ' ':  "��������������������������� " "T_E"redeemer;" ;~  The most, amaxing strike which  the twentieth century has yet seen  was that of the wine-growers in tho  South of France. On the pica that  (he Government bad failed to stop  adulteration which was ruining  their business, no fewer than twelve  hundred municipalities refused to  pay taxes.  The leading spirit of this amazing revolt wa.s Marccllin Albert,  whom the strikers named "the redeemer." His influence at 011a  time was something amazing, and  it is ono of tho strangest incidents  in strike history how Albert's power vanished. After the battle with  troops, in which a number of riot-J  crs were killed, the man's nerve,  suddenly failed, and he ran for pro .  tcction to M. Clemenceau. Th .j  Minister, with amazing good sense,  took no steps to   punish   him. -s  Pearson's Weekly,  i.  No man is smart; enough to telfi  his own    son    anything     ..hen hfl^  leaves college. y  _And many a man goes up in th������������������J  air who desn'fc know an aeroplane  from a go-cart.. r  Country ��������������������������� D.oct orT"Woll, Sila^f  your wife has gastric fever." So1a4  (much concerned)���������������������������-"Don't sw how  that can be, sir, seeing as how  we've never burned gas, bul always  used lumps." THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, November 25, 1909  i j i  WHY  Pay Rent?  When you can  build a home to  Suit Yourself  ??  Seasoned  Lumber  Always on Hand  also a full line of building material. Estimates cheerfully  furnished.  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  Limited  Enderby B. C.  ENDERBY PRESS  Published   every   Thursday at   Enderby, B.C. a  $2 per year, by the Walker Press.  NOVEMBER 25, 1909  NOT MUCH !  Don't  Buy  Land  Until you have seen the District  from Mara to Enderby.  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  Come here first or last, it does  not matter which, but come.  As a last   resort,   the   Opposition  speakers in the campaign ;ust closing  threw out   the    bait    of a suggested  coalition    government,   well knowing  that at all times and in all places a  politician runs a chance of turning a  few luke-warm votes his way by suggesting a go-between.     But the people    of   British   Columbia   have had  enough of the hybrid element in politics.       They  have not forgotten the  position the province was in seven or  eight years .ago as a result of these  same coalition governments.     Driven  almost into bankruptcy,  as the province then was,  with nobody responsible, and   no   one   to   shoulder the  blame!   Oh,    no;   not yet.   when the  people of British  Columbia feel that  Premier McBride is not giving them  a square   deal,    and    have    no more  faith in the party he represents, they  will put the Liberal party into power  but that time is not yet.   And in the  meantime, the   people of British Columbia will support the man who has  done so much for the province in the  past six years, and leave well enough  alone.   No more mongrel government  for British Columbia.  A VALUABLE SUGGESTION  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard  M  ara,  B.C  We can   still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall-fed  beef  cut at the present time  Our  Sausage is still a  Leader  on  In last weeks issue of this paper,  Mr. S. Poison, made a valuable suggestion���������������������������one, at least, that is worthy  of the earnest thought of all interested in tlie larger, fuller development of the Okanagan Valley. Of  course, Mr. Poison steps too far in  advance, when he suggests the possibility of going to the government  and asking its endorsation of a proposition that is so much in the air as  this one at the present time. But we  believe we voice the opinion of many  when we say that Mr. Poison's suggestion will one day, and not far distant, be an actual realization. It is  entirely practical, say men who know  the ground well, but will require a  very great deal of hard work and  persistent effort before it will have  reached the point where it can be  put before any government or corporation.  In the Spallumcheen river, the Okanagan has a vast resource not yet  dreamed of. One day, it will have  along its banks factories of various  kinds, and from its water falls, electric power will be generated sufficient  to supply every town in the .plley  with electricity for lighting, heating  arid' driving purposes, and tram lines  will be run by it. And the waters of  the river are available to make c-'c-ry  foot of land from Sicamous to tbe  lake become productive.  CLEARLY  DEFINES   HIS   POLICY  Fish and Poultry  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  ��������������������������� In his address at Vancouver last  Wednesday night Premier McBride  gave a clearer and more thorough  exposition of his railway policy than  he has in any previous address we  have read. While all of our- readers  will probably have cast their vote  either for or against the premier and  his policy before many of them will  read this, we feel it is of interest to  all to have a thorough understanding  of what the   advancement under the  ; -.rViW ��������������������������� i_ei-   y������������������&V_* _T_ AW.   /*.  Ames Holden Shoes  "for men who work���������������������������  for men who are much  on their feet���������������������������for artisans, farmers, fruit  growers���������������������������all those live  an.outdoor life���������������������������these  shoes are particularly  well suited. They are  made strong, serviceable, practically impervious to the weather,  well sewn throughout.  They are built to definite standard, for every boot must pass the most critical  inspection before leaving the factory. We have put a  lifetime of experience into the making of these shoes.  They are the most perfectly dependable shoe on sale in  this Province to-day.  ASR FOR  AMES-HOLDEN SHOES FOR MEN  P.S.���������������������������You cannot get more out of a boot than the  maker has put into it, and that is why we are emphatic  upon this point���������������������������the qnalily of the Ames-Holden Shoes���������������������������  we know what we have put into them.  AMES-HOLDEN CO., Limited  policy,  during the next few years, is  destined to be.  "For the last six and a half years,'  said the Premier, "people have asked  me to .give them a railway policy. I  said that when I found a safe and  sound bargain with a reliable corporation I would come to them with  a policy, but that I would not deal  with paper railways. I have secured  that policy and I now come to you  for your endorsation or condemnation. The first question is what is  the company with which I have  treated. My answer: the Canadian  Northern. The next question will be  who is the Canadian Northern? My  answer: A Canadian road operating  3,600 miles of standard guage road  west of the Great Lakes, with 500  miles under construction and 2,000  under projection. A road which employs 25,000 white men, and comes to  us with the endorsement of every  province except New Brunswick and  Prince Edward Island, which have  not yet connected with the system.  Further, we have an assurance of the  reliability of the Canadian Northern  from Sir Wilfred Laurier, who has  guaranteed 1,400 miles of that road.  "Seven years ago, in-1902, I headed  a bitter fight against the Canadian  Northern, as leader of the opposition  and for 104 days we fought a bill  which would have given Mackenzie &  Mann for coming to this province a  subvention of 20,000 acres of land per  mile, $5000 in cash per mile, and exemption from taxation for 25 years.  I said then that the time had gone  by when we should give our land and  our money to railroads, and I come  to you to-day giving you a third  transcontinental system without- the  presentation of a single acre of our  land or a single dollar of our treasury."  "Now, what is the bargain with  the Canadian Northern," continued  the Premier. "Well, we agree to  guarantee the bonds of the company  for $35,000 a mile at 4 per cent. In  other words, we endorse the note of  a reputable corporation. On our endorsement they raise the money,  which, mark you, is not held by the  company, but is paid into the treasury of British Columbia, and is only  paid out when we are certain that  the work has been done satisfactorily  For the guarantee of these bonds  what do we get? Ladies, and gentlemen, we get a first mortgage on the  road, we get a covenant over the  whole system to save us harmless,  we get an undertaking that the road  is to be built with white labor and  the standard scale of wages is to be  paid. Further, all supplies and material is to be purchased in British  Columbia, construction is to be  started within three months from the  assent of the bill, and the road is to  be completed within four years. This  means that within that short period  something like $30,000,000 will be expended in this province in wages and  in the getting of supplies."  "Now what is the criticism levelled  at this policy. The Liberals say it  opens up only 200 miles of new country and for the rest parallels the C.  P. R. The only section of the C. P.  R. that the proposed road will parallel will be from Savona to Fort  Yale, a distance of some 123 miles.  For the remainder of the distance  the Canadian Northern will go  through new country so far as steam  railroads are concerned. The grade  of the Canadian Northern from the  mountains to thc coast will not exceed five tenths of one per cent., and  it is necessary for the competition  which I hope to give to the people  -that��������������������������� a==grade=such^as=this=shall"W  obtained. We get a grade over this  route which will enable the Canadian  Northern to extend its lines into the  Kootenay, Similkameen and Okanagan. The Kettle Valley lines will  give the coast-Kootenay connection,'  and will cost us $9,000 for ten years.  With this and the Canadian Northern  ���������������������������which does not cost us _ cent���������������������������-I  offer you in all 900 miles of railroad  at a cost of $9,000 for 10 years;, you  get tlie expenditure of nearly $40,-  000,000; you get contact with the  country east of the mountains; you  get as a market for your fruit nnd  timber 400 additional towns on your  direct line and branch lines of the  Canadian Northern, and you get fair  and reasonable rates under thc control of the Provincial Government.  I say that this bargain is the one for  which we have been looking for. If  subventions by way of guarantees are  good enough for the eastern provinces they are good enough lor British  Columbia."  NABOB  Teas, Coffee  and Spices  They are the BEST on the market.   This will  be your verdict  when  you  have tried them.  If you are warmly clothed, and well fed, the rigors  of winter will have no perils for you. You need  not fear exposure. We are prepared to do our  part to keep you in prime condition: will you do  yours? In our Clothing Department we have  the best on the market for men and boys; including  Woolen Underwear  Woolen Vests  Everything in Boots & Shoes  In our Dry Goods department, we have everything to  interest the Ladies: Winter Dress Goods, fiats, Caps  and Furs, Gauntlets, Leggings, and Winter Footwear,  in short, nothing has been missed to make this department complete, and equipped to meet all demands.  Singer Sewing  Machines  We can give you this standard Sewing Machine at  a price that will mean a saving to you, of about  $10. If you buy through a traveling agent, you  will pay $10 more for the same machine than we  will ask you for it.   Call and investigate.  Christmas Cooking Specialties  Fresh and Pure; for the Christmas Cake, Mince Pies; and FrUit  Baskets.   Get your supplies ������������������arly.   Just unpacked;  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Leaders in General Merchandise and Supplies  :  ENDERBY  Hotel  The Home of the Old-Timer  and the abode of the New-  Comer. All will find a warm  welcome at the pioneer house  and you'll be made to feel at  home, no matter when you  hang up your hat.  H. W. WRIGHT, Proprietor  Enderby  Drop in and see our line of  Fall and Winter  Underwear  Caps  Mitts & Gloves  Rubbers, Etc.  Give us your order for a new  Winter Suit,  from the House of  Hobberlin, Toronto.  Fresh Groceries always on hand.  Wheeler & Evans  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  Clift Street 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  No cow should b��������������������������� retained in  the dairy herd unless she has  some good quality to recommend  her.  Having purchased the butcher  business of R. Blackburn, I solicit a share of your business and  guarantee good service.  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. Thursday, November 25, 1909  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Nail  per Keg  Building Paper,  75c aRo!  Opposition Meeting;  Paper Railroad Discussed  Heating Stoves  $4 and up to $25  A large new stock  of General Hardware, Plumbing  Goods,Graniteware  just received.  Estimates given on  Hot Water and Hot  Air Heating Plants,  and Plumbing Systems. .  CALL OR WRITE  A. Fulton's  Hardware,"' Tin  Estabilshment.  "anxi^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 Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.       ENDERBY  A good judge of a dairy cow  selects his cows by the form and  general appearance of the individual.  A full house greeted Candidate F.  _.. B. DeHart and Mr. K. C. Mac-  Donald in K. of P. hall, last Saturday evening. Mr. Geo. Bell, president of thc local Liberal Association,  occupied the chair.  That Mr. DeHart is new in the  game of politics, was evident from  his opening words to thc close of his  speech; but that Mr. DeHart is honest in his convictions nobody who  heard him speak will for a moment  doubt. Mr. DeHart spoke very briefly. He said he was not making the  run in the Okanagan at his own  pleasure, for he recognized that he  was no politician; and his respect for  Mr. Ellison, his opponent, was thc  highest. They were warm friends,  and had been for years. He was in  the fight more in opposition to the  McBride railway policy, which he  considered was not in the interest of  the people, and he opposed it believing it was not the best agreement  that could be made. He asked the  votes of his hearers if they were convinced that it would be better for the  country's welfare if he were elected  instead of Mr. Ellison, promising to  do all in his power for the Okanagan  if he were chosen.  Rev. Mr. Campbell spoke clearly  and forcefully for the Local Option  cause. After laying the matter before his hearers as fairly as he could,  he asked every voter to exercise his  franchise for or against the plebescite  which he said was submitted under a  handicap, but nevertheless the question had been submitted by the government, and it was the opportunity  the temperance people had asked for,  and every man believing it would be  more to the interest of the province  to have a local option law on the  statute books, allowing every incorporated municipality to say whether  or not liquor shall be sold within its  boundaries, should take advantage of  the opportunity and vote for such a  law. He said he did not consider it  was fair in the government demanding, half as many votes in favor of a  law as the total number of votes cast  for all.the candidates. He thought a  majority of the votes cast for and  against the question of local option,  without taking into consideration  .what the vote of the province was,  should decide the question. . A local  option ballot will be handed to every  voter on election day, separated from  the regular ballot on which thc candidates names are printed, and the  local option ballots -will be deposited  in a separate ballot box. When the  votes are counted, it will be necessary for. the local option question to  have half as many in favor of the  proposed law as there are votes for  the three candidates in the field. He  urged every voter- to vote "yes" or  "no"' so as tb let the government  know . exactly where the country  stands on the question.  Mr. R. C.. MacDonald followed Mr.  Campbell, and scored the Government's railway policy. -He could see  nothing in its favor, and thought it  was asking too much for the little it  proposed to give. The speaker produced a map, prepared especially for  the occasion, showing the relative  value to the. country of the McBride  policy and the policy, of the Opposition. The McBride road, he said,  would open up very little new country, since it would parallel, the C.P.  R. most of the distance, whereas the  road the Opposition had drawn on  paper,_.would__ go on._a__straight_line_  people,- the Indians and the Government.. It w as a good Opposition  point to make, but here where we  have heard so much about the Indian  reserve question, we would like to  be shown any wild bush land that is  worth $300 an acre; and most of us  would like to see white men get hold  of many more thousands of acres of  this land that has lain waste so long  at even $2.50 an acre���������������������������anything to  get it opened up and into the hands  of white settlers, or good colonization companies that would put settlers upon it.  ENGLISH GRAND OPERA  over the Hope mountain pass, or under it by tunnel, direct to Vancouver,  making a big saving in time and  money to travelers from the Okanagan to the coast. He said it was  needless to give the guarantee to the  Canadian Northern Railway builders,  for the road would have to come to  the coast anyway, and as there was  no clause in the agreement for the  control of rates, he failed to see how  the people- were to-benefit, by the  competition afforded by the Canadian  Northern.  Mr. MacDonald said his party was  thoroughly in accord with the Kettle  Valley Railway, and believed the construction of the road would mean a  splendid thing for the country, and  the rapid building up of the district  through which the road will operate.  It was proposed by the Liberals, he  said, to build a tunnel through the  Hope mountain pass, and if no railroad company could be found that  would undertake the work, then the  province would do so, and allow all  railroads running into Vancouver to  have running privileges over the road  at a nominal rate. Over this road it  would be possible for the government  to regulate all charges, freight and  passenger, and thus maintain a low  rate.  In the matter of Indian reserves,  Mr. MacDonald claimed to have inside information showing how the  McBride Government had sold the reversionary.,: interest of the government in something over 3,000 acres of  Indian lands situated on Okanagan  lake, to one W. A. Lang, for $2.50 an  acre, land, which he claimed was  worth at least $300 an acre. The  speaker did not say what the Indians  were to receive for the land, nor the  amount that was to be paid to the  Dominion Government as guardian of  the Indians, but left the impression  that the man Lang was "doing" the  Richard McBride is more than a  =politician.=_=-^He__is_a_^tatesman)=_. nd  Canada should be proud of him, even  if he was born near New Westminster  Some day he will be premier of this  glorious Dominion.���������������������������Greenwood Ledge  In presenting this attraction, the  second in the series of entertainments put upon the road by the C:  P. Walker Lyceum Bureau, of Winnipeg, and given in Enderby by Mr. A.  Reeves, the management feels that it  is offering to music lovers tlie accute  accentuation of musical merit. The  company was formed in the belief  that there is always a sufficient number of discriminating-, people interested in hearing good music, delightfully and attractively presented, to  support a high-class and expensive  attraction.  The company consists of eight people: an operatic quartette and four  solo instrumentalists, who give selections from.standard light nnd grand  opera in^ custume. Each member of  the party is young and is chosen for  individual merit and for their artistic value to the programme as a  whole. The programme is " shared  equally, there being no star and no  inferior supporting members.  Practically all operatic compositions have one or two numbers that  have become instantly popular and  make the opera a success. The programme of this organization will  consist entirely of these choice selections from the best opera. The quartette from "Rigoletto." the sextette  in "Lucia di Lammen .oor," the.  famous trio from "Faust,'-' and the  impressive "Miserere" from "il Tro-  vatore;" enlivened >by the comedy  quartettes from "Mikado," "The  Geisha;" "The Country Girl," "The  Burgomaster," "The Merry'Widow/'  and other musical successes, constitute the operatic first part. The sec- j  ond part will, consist of the .entire  Second Act of "Martha," the most  tuneful of all English operas. This  Act can be sung by four people, and  contains much comedy in addition to  the musical gems, "The Last Rose of  Summer," "The Spinning Song,"  and the '"Goodnight.'.', quartette.    .  In addition to' these numbers, we  shall hear Leon Ketchum, solo 'cellist; Glenn Kershncr, flutist; Mademoiselle Ange, violiniste, and Madame Ange, pianiste. This is the  big event of the entire course, and  nobody should miss it. Reserve your  seats early." Parties from Armstrong  and. neighboring country are coming,  and seats will be scarce the last few  days.  For Sale by A. FULTON, Enderby  While attempting to cross a big  canyon of the Naas river upon a raft  Con Murphy and three others were  washed off. Murphy was drowned,  but the others regained the raft.  Con was for years a prospector in  the Slocan, and leaves a wife and  family in Prince Edward Island.  It is the  intelligent care of a  flock that brings out the profits.  PROFESSIONAL  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  Oflke hours:   Forenoon, 11 to 12  Afternoon, 4 to fi  Evening, 7 to 8  Sunday, by appointment  Oflico: Cor. Cliff and GeorKe Sts. ENDERBY  R  LINGFORD,  PHOTOGRAPHER  Studio at Salmon Ann. Will visit Endorby first  week in every month. Photon on exhibition ut  Mrs. Pound's RcHtaurant.  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 commission 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.  Bank of Montreal  ,%- E-Ubla_������������������d 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 ���������������������������' '       Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits, $699,969.88  Honorary President, Rt. Hen. LORD STRATH CONA, MOUNT ROYAL. G. C. M. G.  President, Hon.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND. K. C. M. G.  Vice-President and General Manager.  SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON, Bart.  Head Office,,Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT fittJKM5SA������������������^.  Branches in Okanagan District: Endtrfcy. fc ���������������������������_i nil ., Vernon. Kdo .na and Summerland   .  G. A. HENDERSON, Esq,, Manager, Vernon    . A. E. TAYLOR. Manager. Enderby  Finest in the Country  "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 excellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists."  (Extract'from Lowery's Ledge.)  King Edward Hotel, PBStJMURPHY Enderby  CarrOli & CO. Furnace Work  Repairing and  Eave Troughing and all kinds of Sheet Tin  and Copper work.  Jobbing Work given prompt attention.  Corner Hudson and Alexander Sts.  SALMON ARM  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 tho cheapest material for a substantial house.    Cool in summer; warm In winter.   Saves  most of your puintiutr and about half your insurance.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co., Enderby  Livery jFeed 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  JAMES  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Ag<  encies  A Life Insurance policy in the Royal Iniuranee Co.  of Liverpool, Enjr,, is a valuable a _et. A plain,  straightforward contract, leaving no room for  doubt as to its value.  OWAT  The Liverpool _ London _ Globe Ins. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Assurance Co.  Royal Insurance Coof Liverpool (Life dept)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee _  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK, ENDERBY  A DENTIST will find a splendid. business opening at  Enderby. A thrifty, growing town of 800 population, surrounded by an agricultural country that is unsurpassed.  o Many Signs  Now  Indicate  Losing Its Hold Upon  That  It Is  Men.  ���������������������������-H f . ++-++f+_++.~H-_-+.-4-*!  Stand fast in the faith; be strung.  ���������������������������1. Corinthians xvi.  13.  Ours is an age so practical lhat it  .wants only facts, know lot! go. science. With tlie .spiritual, the iuvis-  ibl _, thc highest truth, thc modern  man has little concern. As; tn them  lu.-- will  take his chance.  Yet no deadlier evil cm befall  aiyonc than the weakening or loss  .of hi.s faith.  The greatest forces that havo  swayed history .have. sprung from  faith. The mightiest personalities  have been those strong in faith.  Faith in Ood, iu man and in truth  has ever been the lever of power.  Take but one instance : J'ud lism. was  despised hy all thc culture and  trampled under foot hy all the ruling races, but it survived because,  de in all else, ifc carried  laekiiit  thi.  true riches is pov-  tlien  though fee  Jn its heart a faith,  and  this  FAITH HELD IT TOGETHER.  Xow, wc judge a tree by its  fruits. The test of a thing is what  ifc can do. And can, then, that  which shows such power be a delusion? That which succeeds thereby proves its right to be. It lias  .proved its claim in our own lives.  By going forward, taking the risk,  acting in faith, we have won all  our successes. In business, in discovery, in temptation, in trial and  danger faith is tho power every  time that sustains and conquers.  Education,  talent,   wealth���������������������������all  are  rcatest as-  all  else,  .valuable���������������������������but a man  set iu  his  faith.  Having  but  erty indeed.  What a disaster then to any '.-no  t" lose his faith! And bow shall  we hold fast to it? How preserve  it amid so many modern attacks?  Chicliy hy using it. Faith was  meant: to bo the spring of life, thc  root of deeds. To use faith aright  it must bo put into use. Exercise  strengthens ihe limbs. Use brightens armor. "Faith" says the scripture, "v-alkolh by love." Faith in  Christ must  at- He did,  make it a help to thc struggling  and a comfort to the sorrowing.  From the pew wc must carry our  faith into the world for the inspiration and service of others, or  'OUR RELIGION JS IN VAIN.  A man who has thus used his faith  what it has done for his own  jo about doing good"  Faith in religion must  knows  life.  Relief in God  belief in goodness,  belief in thc right, belief in beauty,  belief in hope and iu the final triumph of thc virtuous soul���������������������������acting  upon these beliefs man has proved  his influence with hir 'ellcws and  he will have no difnculfcv in holding it in spite oE whatever modern  assaults us.  Have faith in your cvery-day life  and you will not hold it loosely or  let it go, hut you will find in it  what you ean find in uo other  earthly thing, thc fervor of God  unto success, usefulness, happiness and eternal  life.  Rev. Junius B. Rcmcnsnvd.r.  ORIGIN OF SEA TERMS  Till. WORD "  I'll OH  a .siikarr  THI] EAST.  CAME  Almost Every Language Has . ir  on io the Engli.h  H. Tribute.  Tongue  Wc are all so familiar with many  of tho terms relating to the sea and  to sea lifo that the origin of some  of the more common ones will undoubtedly be a surprise _. many of  ns- For an instance of this take  the word admiral. How many people think of it except as a thoroughly English word? Yet wo arc informed that its origin is in the last  place that we would expect���������������������������namely, the East. It is derived from  "Emir el Each," whieh is Arabic  for "Lord of the Sea."  NAMES OF OFFICERS.  There is hardly a language, ifc  seems, t/hat, has not rendered to the  English tongue its tribute, and  this is vividly illustrated in thc  names of the  various: officers of a  -_____. .__j_���������������������������L.-..f_r_!anL_c_'i..u_s_*��������������������������� !lak  am comes direct from tficTLat-  eap  U\ '���������������������������caput,  mate owes  language,  '  a  nol.lu  hcincj  with   the  Icelandic  head, but the word  hing to any dead  almost identical  "inati," whieh  means a companion or equal. Thc  derivation of coxswain would never  he. suspected. Originally coxswain  was the n .ui who pulled tho after  oar of the captain's boat, then  -known as a - cork boat..- "Cork  boat1' i.s a corruption of thc word  '"coracle,"  know, tlie  I., at u*>>d  ers in Wa  I'sk.  this  Wei:  So  and.  as    many    people  coracle is a small round  fur fishing on some riv-  h'S ..neb as t he Wye and  en., swain comes to us in  way      from    the  vexatious business. A party of  keepers and officials would approach the beast's cage and thrust  within ifc a pole at the end of which  dangled a noose of stout rope.  Three or four hours were generally wasted in making chance shots  with tlie pole in order to slip the  noose'round the"animal's neck. Naturally, during this long and aggravating preliminary, the beast was  worked up into a'state of great anger, and by the time the noose was  adjusted if was desperately savage.  OH LOROFO.RM ED HER.  The heroic struggle began when  the animal was captured, for sometimes as many as ten men were- required to drag it to thc front of  the cage. Thcu came the risk of the  infuriated animal scratching ��������������������������� or  snapping. For it was thc duty of  one of the keepers lo slip a strap  over the paw to be operated on di<������������������  rccily it protruded under the bars  of thc cage.  The new method is simpler aud  very much quicker. A powerful  lioness, thc dew claw of whose left  forefoot- had curved over and was  growing into the pad, was the first  animal operated on. A strongly  fashioned case, with glass sides and  sliding doors at each end, was run  on-whecls. to_-the-d.oor__lea_dingj_rom_  rear of the cage.  interns! ing  "CO.MMODOI.l  TALI. AN.  Commodore is simply the Italian  commandaforo, or commander, and  naval cadet was originally the  French "capdet," whieh, going a  step further back, has the same origin as the word captain. The reason of the apparent anomaly is that  al! naval cadets were originally  younger sons of noble families who  before obtaining their commissions  served  as privates.  -���������������������������*���������������������������-���������������������������  Dill'. (iKI)  A   HIG   LIONESS.  Ilow Hor .('Maws Wore Trimmed at  '[.union Zoo.  The officials of the London Zoological Gardens have inaugurated  with success a new method of cutting the claws .of the more savage  members of the menagerie. Previously this operation had been  conducted by sheer physical force;  now the "nippers'" are applied  while the animal is under the inllu-  ���������������������������ence of chloroform.  The cutting of a lion's claws under the old method was a risky and  thc front to the  Into this case thc animal was driven by keepers, and thc door was  closed down.  Through a small aporfurc iu the  side of the case chloroform was  pumped until, in aboufc a quarter  of an hour, ihe beast fell down. By  raising slip:fitly one of thf* doors ifc  was possible lo (ell hy the limpness  of the tail that, the prostrate" lioness was perfectly harmless. Then  thc paw required was pulled out  and the keeper relieved the beast  of her ingrown claw in a twinkling.  The claws of a jaugar were afterwards cut in the same manner.   *   QUEER MALADY,  Sprigg went to a noted physician to ask advice as to his health.  In pompous tones he addressed the  doctor :  "1���������������������������ah���������������������������have, come to���������������������������ah���������������������������ask  you���������������������������-ah���������������������������-what���������������������������what is���������������������������the douc-  ect matter with���������������������������ah !"  "1 find your heart is affected."  said  Ihe physician,  gravely.  "Oh���������������������������ah���������������������������anything else���������������������������ah ?!!  vour   lungs  are  affected,  *���������������������������. -. . ++ f +++.M-4-.. . 4-. .-.".+���������������������������*���������������������������.  CANNING HINTS.  To Prevent Mold���������������������������(.'lean and prepare fruit in whatever way you arc  i . the habit of doing, but .sterilize  cans in the following manner:  Have good, thick rubbers that fit  well and examine tops, making sure  they have an even edge and are  otherwise in good condition.  No matter how clean they may be,  plunge jars, rubbers, and lops into clean, hot soap-suds, not loo  soapy, and wash thoroughly. Use  a new dish mop, rinse with a little  clear water, and plunge again in a  pan of clear., hoi; water in whieh  has been dissolved a teaspoonful of  baking soda; let stand in seda. bath  about five minutes, then rinse in  clear, cold water and stand open  end down to drain. Sterilize as  many jars as you ueed for fruit on  hand,  "While fruit is cooking prepare a  heavy syrup of a tcacupi'ul of granulated sugar and a quarter of a tea-  cupful of water, boiling it ono minute and adding to it as it is used  up; keep hot until needed.  Roll tops, jars, and rubber rings  in 'boiling water, only two at,a time,  as they cool quickly. Drain and  stand in clean pan, place, rubbers,  rub with .silver knife over tho ela's-  t c bands with pressure close to tho  neck of jar to make sure it is fitted perfectly, Never allow fruit  juice, seed, or syrup under tho rubber rings. Fill jars with thc prepared fruit three-fourths full, run  silver knife down inside of jar, rc-  noying ifc slowly, and any air bubbles will follow. Do this several  times, add fruit until jar is filled to  within half an inch of top. Now  hi! to slightly overflowing with the  thick, hot syrup, leaving thc overflow on the rubber rings, screw on  flic hot tops quickly, keep tightening every twenty minutes until cold.  Thc syrup forms a cement on the inside between tops and rubbers,  making them absolutely air tight.  To remove tops,- wrap tops only  with a cloth wrung out of hot water,  run a thin blaclcd knife under the  elastic band, being careful not to  dent the edge of top. and "elastic  baud and top will come off together with case and you can see how  perfectly the syrup cements it.  For tomatoes or vegetables not  canned with sugar sterilize tops,  jars, and rings as above directed,  lid thc glass jars three-fourths full,  run silver knife down inside of jars,  remove slowly to allow air bubbles  to escape, (ill to within two inches  of top. and pour in slowly a half  pint of boil'ng water, allowing it  to run over freely, thereby washing  away any air bubbles or particles  of scum remaining. Screw hot top  on at once, keep tightening until  cold, and wjicn wanted for use open  carefully as directed, pour off this  surplus water, which will stand  clear and freo at thc top.  _Fo r jell |e s, w h e 11 c_o ld_ p_ut_ a _te a -  ���������������������������One cupful of flour, one teacupful of sugar, five eggs, two tcaspoonfuls of baking powder, one-  fouith teaspoonful of salt. First  beat the eggs together until light,  then add the cupful of sugar. When  tho sugar is dissolved add the flour,  in whicli the baking powder and  salt have been mixed. Bake in  laige baking tins as for jolly roll,  ('ream filling���������������������������One pint of milk, ono  cupful of sugar, one egg, two tablespoonfuls of corn starch. Let the  milk .onie to a boil and add the  cupful of sugar and one wcll-boafcn  egg. Dissolve lhe two tablespoonfuls of corn starch with milk or  water and add to the boiling milk.  (Jul- the cake iu small squares, and  cover the top with cream filling.  This makes a most delicious dessert.  Perfect Icing.���������������������������To make sure ihat  your frosting is just right, neither  too hard nor too soft, pluck out a  clean broom straw and bend it in  form of a loop. Dip this, held in.  this position, info tho icing when '  you suspect you have it aboufc right.  Hold the straw with ends to your  mouth and blow. If icing is just  right it will form a bubble on a  straw. If no bu.ble is formed it  is not yet hard enough. This is an  old test; and has never been known  Lo fail.  Chocolate Cake.���������������������������Two cupfuls  granulated sugar, one cupful milk,  one-half cupful butter, one-half  cake unsweetened chocolate, two  and one-half cupfuls flour, three  eggs, one yolk, three tcaspoonfuls  ci baking powder, one-half teaspoonful cream tartar, one teaspoonful vanilla, cream, butter, and  sugar; add beaten yolks of eggs,  milk, chocolate melted, Hour, baking powder, cream tartar, and lastly vanilla. Can be made into a layer or loaf cake-  Sponge Cakc.-  granulafced  sugar  eggs; mix this and add one cupful  of flour, one teaspoonful baking  powder, and lastly add one-half  cupful boiling water.  BREAD.  Johnny Cake.���������������������������Into a quart mixing dish put one teacupful of thick  sour milk. Add one-half teaspoonful of salt, one-half cupful of sugar,  the yolk of one egg. Stir together.  Add slowly two cupfuls of yellow  cornmcal, stirring constantly. Have  ful oil of cinnamon and cloves. Boil  down quite thick and seal in bottles or jugs. -Tugs are always pre-  fYrable for tomatoes.  Tomato Catsup.���������������������������One-half peck  onions skinned and cut up,, three  pecks sound, ripe "tomatoes cut up,  one quart of water. Put over fire  and thoroughly boil ; let stand over  night, and in morning dip off all  clear water. Then rub thc remainder through a coarse sieve fo remove skins and seeds and add two  coffec-cupfuls of sugar, three cupfuls of vinegar, one and one-half  tcaspoonfuls of oil of cinnamon and  cloves, two tcaspoonfuls of red pepper, whieh should be mixed smooth  wilh a little vinegar t-o avoid lumps.  Stir and boil constantly for an  hour, then seal up. Thc oils never  discolor aiul.,so are preferable to  the ground spices. This makes seven .quarts.  -One    cupful    of  pinch .salt,   two  "Yes  too."  "Anything-  " Yes ; your  fected."  -ah-else--ah?"  manners are also  af-  GOOD  ENOUGH.  A   fairer  world  than   this may  be,  But this is good enough,  Except the money isn't free  And beefsteak's sometime;, tough.  A  surf  A  man  who is good onl  ice is no good.  y on thc  man  wno  his  company  I herein.  boasts that he picks  usually    picks  flaws  spoonf_n~of~.Tiek syrup just warm  enough to flow on each, glass of jelly, roll around until glazed all over,  and when wanted for use remove  sugar crystals with a knife. No  more candied jellies, but syrup  must always be thick and heavy.  No paraffin is needed. -  Crabapple Jelly.���������������������������Cut Siberian  crabapples in halves. Cover with  water so that your hand will be "r.\-  nlost covered with the wafer when  piessed firmly on top of the apples.  Boil fifteen minutes, then strain  through a cloth over night. In the  morning allow a cupful of tho  strained juice to a cup of sugar.  Put into three separate kettles and  flavor the first kettle with a teaspoonful of vanilla, thc second kef-  lie with thc juice from canned pineapple, and the third with three tcaspoonfuls of bruised mint tied in a  piece of cheesecloth and boiled with  the jelly. 'This mint jelly is delicious with cold meats.) Boil jelly  about twenty minutes, then put in  jelly glasses.  Pickled Grapes.���������������������������Wash hunches  of grapes, removing all that are decayed, and    pack   in a    stone jar.  Pour over hot  spiced  mad.  by cooking bag of whole spices in  vinegar. For three mornings pour  off, boil and pour over grapes. The  fourth morning make fresh spiced  vinegar, pour over, cover and set  in dark place. Do not. use at once.  To Keep Melons for Winter���������������������������Take  watermelons late in the season and  cover them with a thick coat of varnish, being sure fo have them thoroughly covered to insure them being air tight. Put away in a cool,  dry place and they can he served  all winter.  CAKES.   ���������������������������  Sponge Cake with Cream Filling,  ready the stiff beaten white of egg  and add to thc mixture after having put in one-quarter, scant measure, tcaspooruul soda dissolved iu  hot wafer. Beat all together until light. Pour into a well greased  pan and bake in moderate oven  twenty-five minutes.  Salt'Rising Bread.���������������������������Many think  salt rising bread a lost art or too  slow a process, with much uncertainty as to- results, for the modern housewife to undertake. By 9  o'clock, if you rise afc G a.m., you  can have three loaves of sweet, delicious bread baked, which will- be  the envy of all your friends and  may, if necessary, be the means of  bringing in "pin money" if you  will follow these directions: Pour  boiling sweet milk .on a heaping  tablespoonful of corn meal and stir  to a smooth paste only. Set this  snugly covered in a real warm  place_over_ night. The next morn-  I^gTlTiT.lToulcihjFswcllctruprM'iglftT'  Heat half a coffee cupful of sweet  milk and cool to a good warm temperature, nol scalding, with a coffee cup of waier. Into this stir a  pinch of salt, a pinch of soda, a  level tablespoonful of sugar, the  light meal, and flour for a smooth  batter, Set this in warm water  snugly covered till it foams up  twice "as light-as first quantify. Next  lake a deep pari or bowl and take  n coffee cupful of sweet milk, a pint  of warm water the light sponge,  and flour to make a smooth, stiff  hatter. Sift over this an inch of  (lour, Set container in warm water,  all snugly covered, and when the  sponge breaks through all over and  at the edges, sift a pile, of flour on  the. molding board, and pour out  on it the light sponge, catching it  up and kneading into a soft mass.  Pinch into Hirer,  into greased hrca.  aboufc an inch for rising. Grease top  of loaves with butter. When level  . ifh thc pan's sides bake in a quick  over forty minutes and cool in cold  or cool air. This will be the most  delicious bread you ever  tasted.  CGXQUiRKI)  BY  .MOSQUITOES-  ExpcnVn.e  of    Rev.  John   Sheepshanks in   itri.ish  Columbia.  In 1SG0 the Rev. John Sheepshanks, later on the Bishop of Norwich, was travelling through British Columbia. His book, "A Bishop  in thc Piough," relates his experiences on the Douglas frail, whero  thc greatest discomfort was caused  by the swarms of ferocious mosquitoes. Hc met with Indians covered  with paint, carrying branches of  trees in their hands, which they  were sweeping round them as they  walked. They were evacuating their  country, being temporarily driven  out hy these pests. If by chance a  traveller arrived at a clearing or  au open space where there appeared  to be an immunity from them, ere  long they would appear.  "Quite early in the morning, after meeting those Indians, I issued  fiom my tent, and found an open  space, on the river's side where I  could get niy hath. But no sooner  had I. emerged from the water than  I found swarms of mosquitoes assailing me. and do what I would,  slaughter them by dozens. I suffered severely.  "Jt was on that same day, dining  at a wayside house, that I took part  in a scene which I cannot never forget. There were tw.-Mity-fivo men,  going to the mines. Food was on  the table. There was a ceaseless  hum in the apartment, for ifc was  literally brown with- thousands of  mosquitoes. a  "It was sweltering hot, yet every  man had made himself as impervious as /he could.'. Each man wore  his coat buttoned up, strings were  fastened round his cuffs, and trousers also, if he had not on fop-  boots. They had gauntlets on their  hands, their hats were on, and veils  hanging down covered face and  neck. A man would stick his fork  into a piece of-meat and pop in under the veil as quickly as possible.  When drinking their coffee the men  would hold the cup underneath tho  veil, first clearing out thc bodie..."  of the mosquitoes which possibly  had been feeding upon the hairy  miner close afc hand.  "Not a word was uttered during  that brief meal, for we were beaten  down and cowed by the insects. Tho  first words spoken were by a miner in pushing away his chair from  Tlfe^tlrlffeT^'OhT^thTs^Gwl-fo-rS .kcn^  country I'"  IN NILE VALLEY.  loaves  and   put  1   pan,   allowing  TOMATOES.  Tomato Soup���������������������������Rub through  coarse sieve about one quart of  cooked tomatoes to remove seeds.  then add one pint of wafer and put-  on to cook. When at boiling point  add one-half teaspoonful soda first,  quart of milk, and butter size of  walnut. Salt and pepper to taste  and thicken with flour.  Chili Sauce.���������������������������Twelve large, peeled  tomatoes, five sweet green peppers,  insides removed, four onions. Out  this all fine, then add one cupful of  vinegar, one cupful of sugar, two  tcaspoonfuls of salt, one teaspoon-  Abosil  SWI.000 Acres of Land  May  be  Reclaimed.  Incorrect statements bavins?  been made regarding the reclamation of land in thc valley -of--the  Nile. U. S. Consul General hidings, of Cairo, states that when  the addition of the Assouan dam  is finished in 1812 over twice an  much Nile water will be held up as  at present, and if is expected that  900,000 acres of land in the very  north of the Delta, over 700 miles  distant from the dam, will then ho.  reclaimed, since there will then bo  summer water enough Lo irrigate  this great tract. Mufc until the dam  is finished, no stops will be taken  to reclaim ov drain these 000,000  acres, which lie in the low regions  of the lakes. When tho work of  lcclamation is begun, the only  machinery fo bo employed will h_  dredges in the canals, the rest of  the labor will be manual, which is  very cheap in Egypt.  Mrs.  tii ink,  called  LONG. ,  Gabbel���������������������������"What   do     you  George?    When  the doctor  the other day he asked m.  to put out my tongue, and when -I  did so he quite hurt me.   He: "  Mr.   Gabbel  (interposing) ���������������������������  "Did  lie tread on it?"  "How do you sell your music?"  asked the prospective customer.  "Ifc depends on thc. kind you waul."  ���������������������������replied thc smart clerk. "We so';!  piano music by the pound and or  gaii music bv tb* choir "  4 /)  /G^  Magistrate F. Rasmussei., of an,  Marquette Street, Montreal, writes  to the Zam-Buk Co. as follows:���������������������������  " Gentlemen,���������������������������For many years I was  troubled with a serious eruption of the  ���������������������������kin, which was not only unsightly, but  at times very painful. I first tried various  household remedies, but all these proved  altogether useless.  " I then took medical advice. Not one,  but several doctors in turn were consulted,  but I was unable to get any permanent  relief. Some time back I noticed a report  from a Justice of the Peace who had been  cured of a chronio B_!n-disease by  Zam-Buk,-and I determined to give this,  balm a trial.  " After a thoroughly fair test, I can say  I am delighted with it. I have the best  reasons for this conclusion ; because, while  everything else I tried���������������������������salves, embrocations, washes, soaps, and doctors' preparations���������������������������failed absolutely to relieve my  pain and rid me of my trouble, three boxes  of Zam-Suk have worked a complete cure.  "In my opinion Zam-Buk should be  even more widely known than it is, and  I have no objection to you publishing this  letter."  For eczema, eruptions, rashes, tetter,  itch, ringworm, and similar skin diseases,  Zam-Buk is without equal. It also cures  cuts, burns, Bcald.3, piles, abscesses,  chronic sores, blood-poisoning, etc. All  druggists and stores at 50 cents a box, or  post free ior price from the Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto.  TRANSFIXED BY .VEASEI..  Blackbird Sfricken   With Fear at  Sight of Animals.   ���������������������������  Ono morning outside Elgin a  blackbird was observed to be-standing" by-"the ' roadside, paying no  heed to the footsteps of the passerby, says the Glasgow Herald. It  was gazing fixedly at four young  iweasels under-the hedge, whieh  were approaching in a semi-circle,  apparently to surround it. Just  then a warning cry was heard from  Jbchind, and the young ones disappeared in the hedge. The bird  utill remained powerless and immovable, and only after repeated  urging did it fly to a tree near by,  when it gave forth a weak. frightened sound, as though still under  the influence of the terror which  had arrested its faculties.  A  REMARKABLE  DEMONSTRATION.  Of the many nuigm_ceiit_fea_turesj.t jhe  (Toronto Exhibition this year none was  more remarkable nor created more genuine interest than the demonstration of  the " Nugget " Shoe Polishes in the Main  Building.  ; The domonstrater polished a shoe with  the " Nugget*' Polish and immediately  afterwards washed it. The water ran off  the shoe " like water off a duck's back,"  and the shine was not destroyed, which  proves that "Nugget" is _ waterproof  polish. The shoe was then wiped on a  clean towel, but the polish did not rub off  und soil thc towel, which is conclusive  evidence lhat it will not come off on lhe  ^lollies in wet weather,  The " Nugget " is a leather preservative which will  double thc  life of your  .hoe..      It   keeps the leather  soft  and  [pliable j .eventingthe shoe from cracking,  Millions use it all over the civilized  'World. Try it, and its .superior qualities  .will be .self-evident. At all dealers, 10c.  per tin, Black or Tan.  HERE AND THERE.  Bits of   Information About   'Most  Everything.  Women live longer than men.  The Chineso preserve vegetables  in salt.  Ladies' feet arc larger than they  were two years ago.  In Madrid it is considered unlucky to marry on Tuesday.  Tho population of thc United  Slates per square mile is 27.71.  Twenty million shooting-stars fall  upon thc earth's surface daily-  In thc last half century Japan  has recorded more than 27,000  earthquakes.  The population of JUissia is increasing at the rate of 2,500,000 per  annum.  King Edward has just had a special tricycle constructed i'or his personal use.  Thc total number ot railway passengers in the United Kingdom in  1903 was  1,278,050,000.  Europe has 20,000 newspapers, of  which Germany possesses the largest number. England, however, has  tho greatest number of daily newspapers.  In Australia there arc ants which  build their nests along a north and  south line so accurately that a  traveller may direct his course by  their aid.  In order to stop a plague of locusts, every rural inhabitant of  Northern Syria has to collect and  deliver at least 2% lbs. of locust  eggs to the Turkish Government.  Silver-grey has been adopted as  the color of. the uniform for tho entire German Army. It is considered to be more suitable than khaki  for campaigning ia Europe.  Mr. Allan Upward, the English  author, recently refused decorations from both the King of Greece  and the Sultan of Turkey, as he  considered that politicians and men  of letters should not accept such  distinctions.  In the building and completing  'of a, Dreadnought, daily work is  afforded for between 1,000 and 1,-  500 skilled men.'- Of the total cost  of ������������������1,950,000, about 70 per cent.���������������������������  or _ 1,365,000���������������������������would go-in wages.  As stormy weather comes on, sea-  birds ily inland in search of food;  wild fowl leave the marshy grounds  for higher localities; swallows and  rooks fly low before and during bad  weather; frogs are unusually noisy  before rain; shee.p huddle together  near- bushes and trees. ��������������������������� -  The German naval authorities  have under consideration an.invention for the protection of German-  (coast harbors and seaports. Stations would have to be erected  along thc coasts and at the mouths  of rivers which would be equipped  with thc strongest elcetric magnets  that can be manufactured. When  in action these would exercise such  a powerful attractive force that  they would compel ironclads and  other protected vessels to deviate  from their course.  $  5>  ....������������������* COlBf tr&> PXEVHONIAfUVSyX  3F?ALL UJFLASWXCSW KSV^l^  When  oho  Ih  "ohiilccl  through," or snffoni from  lihonnifttio   P.I rid,   -Sore  Throat, Lumbago, TooUi-  ao.e_ Nouraljfla,  .oiati-  co. Pneumonia, Tonsil- '���������������������������/  .Us.laflftnunallon of tho  Bronchial Tubes, Uow-  olti or Lunx .   Crumps.  8oro    MuxcIch,  or 1������������������u(ns of any  kind, ueo  !ta _w_>'������������������  Ke::ilj  Keller. ^*"f-*  ���������������������������ii". _ ������������������_���������������������������_.���������������������������__^___l  WATCHES GJIO W TIKED.  "I suppose," said the watchmaker to a friend who had just handed  him his watch for repairs, "you do  not know that watches, like human  beings', sometimes don't 'go' for  the very reason that they are tired  cut and need resting. Sometimes  a watch is brought to mc which is  all right. Nothing about it is out  of order, and it is fairly clean.  When they become sulky and refuse  tu run except by fits and starts the  best thing to do is to lay them, aside  for a good rest. Tho mechanism in  a 'tired' watch seems to be in per  fcrct condition, but it just won't  work. The fact is, that long And  faithful service has thrown it slight  ly out of adjustment in perhaps a  dozen different places. Scraping  and cleaning and readjusting a  f-ne watch are the worst things that  could be'done'to it. A month's  rest will instead cause the works  slowly t-o readjust themselves, and  at the end of that time, after- careful oiling, tho watch will go' as  cheerfully as ever."  WISDOM WHISPERS.  Work! Work! Work! ��������������������������� Sir  Joshua Reynolds.  All is not false which at first  seems a lie.���������������������������Southey.  Take a rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.���������������������������Ovid.  In this world a man must be either anvil or hammer.���������������������������Longfellow.  They are never alone that are  accompanied by noble thoughts.���������������������������  Sir Philip Sidney.  These Pills Cure Rheumatism.���������������������������  To the many who suffer from rheumatism a trial of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills is recommended. They  have pronounced action upon tho  liver and kidneys and by regulating thc action of these organs act  as an alternative in preventing the  admixture of acid and blood that  causes this painful disorder. They  must be' taken according to directions and used steadily and they  will speedily give evidence of their  beneficial effects.  VAKZANT    _   WASlNa'tj  GUARANTEED  "SPAVIN   CURE".  Mailed un receipt of tl.OOt  (Send for bookUt���������������������������saaa.  The Veterinary  Remedy  Company,  Limited,  Bjx A, 75 Adelaide St, B.  Toronto, Canada,  Tho Ranker's Wife���������������������������"Give mo a,  loan of your handkerchief, John,"  The Banker (absent-mindedly) ���������������������������i  "Wait a hit. What security bava  you got to offer?"  Tho superiority of Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator is  shown by its good effects on the  children. Purchase a bottle an (  give it a trial.  "Do you like a brass band?" he  asked, as they were listening to  the music in the park. "Oh, yes,"  she said; "a brass band is very  nice, but I think I would rather  have a gold one." -   .  .*���������������������������  A   THING   WORTH    KNOWING   is   thc  fact that Painkiller finds more uses in  a household than any other remedy. -For  all bowel complaints. Externally for cuts  and woundr'.: Avoid substitutes, there is  but one "Painkiller"���������������������������Perry Davis'���������������������������25c.  and 50c.  The Turkish Sultan possesses a  solid gold throne, studded with no  less than 10,000 pearls as big as  filberts.  ARABS LIVE LONGEST.  An English thoroughbred seldom  lives to a ripe old age; twenty-  three, however, is not an exceptional age for an Arab steed. Al-  "thougfi-he cannot compefei\vit"lf"tlTe  English or American thoroughbred  for speed, there is no horse in tho  world like the Arab for endurance  ond all-] round fitness. Lord  Roberts rode thc same Arab  through all his campaigns, covering in twenty-two years a distance  of some 50,000 miles. For tho last  three thousand years horses in  Arabia have-been inured to hardy  usage and very scanty feeding from  earliest youth. Now they represent a splendid example of Nature's  hard rule���������������������������thc survival of the fittest.  If every housekeeper would use  Wilson's Fly Pads freely during  (he Summer months the house fly  peril would soon be a thing of thc  past.  Howell���������������������������"A good deal depends  on the formation of early habits."  Powell���������������������������"I know it; when I was a  baby my mother hired a woman  to wheel me about, and I have been  pushed for money ever since."  '     NOT EXACTLY PLEASED.  "I suppose you're glad you havo  a baby brother," asked the-nciglv  bor.  "Not exactly. You see," answered the 9-year-old girl, "I've figured  it all out that when I'm old enough  to have a beau, he'll be just old  enough to be a nuisance."  Corns cause intolerable pain.  Holloway's Corn Cure removes tho  trouble. Try it, and sea what  amount of pain is saved.  Schoolmaster ��������������������������� "Now tell me  what were the thoughts that passeq  through Sir Isaac Newton's mind  when the apple fell on his head."  Hopeful Pupil���������������������������"I 'xpects he was  awful glad it wasn't a brick."  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  be few or many Wilson's Fly Pads  will kill them all.  Master���������������������������"How was this vase  smashed, Mary?" Mary���������������������������"If you  please, sir, it tumbled down and  broke, itself-" Master���������������������������"Humph !  The automatic brake again!"  EDUCATIONAL.  A BOYD'S SHORTHAND SCHOOL, 181  ������������������������������������������������������ Yongc St., Toronto, prepares com*  petcnt stenographers in 30 days by tha  BOYD .YL-LA-BIO SYSTEM. Positions secured.   Write for catalogue.  was  Is the kind of education that Is ^--'  provided by Canada's olde .t and bast business  school, The British-.-.meric.._ Business ColUgo  Y.M.C.A. .Building.. Toronto.  Now open for Fill Term.   Start any time.  Writ,   for catalogue.  '  T. M WATSON, - Principal  BE SURE YOU CET THE KIND YOU  HAVE ALWAYS HAD.-Owing to the great  popularity of "The D. & L." Menthol  Plaster unscrupulous makers are putting  up oue like it. Made by Davis & Lawrence  Co. --  Trial" is Inexpensive.���������������������������To those  who suffer from dyspepsia, indigestion, rheumatism or any ailment  -arising���������������������������from^=derangement=.of-^t!ie  digestive system, a trial of.Parme-  lee's Vegetable Pills is recommended, should thc sufferer be unacquainted with them. The trial will  te inexpensive and the result will  be another customer for this excellent medicine. So effective is their  action that many cures can certainly be traced to their use where  other pills have proved ineffective.  "I am proud t-o say that my  grandfather made his mark in the  world," observed the conceited  youth. "Well, I.suppose he wasn't  the only- man in those days who  couldn't write his name," replied  Ms bored "companion.  Ignorance is a Curse���������������������������r"Know  thyself" is a good admonition, whether referring to one's physical  condition or moral habitudes- The  man who is acquainted with himself-will know how to act when any  disarrangement in his condition  manifests itself. Dr. Thomas' Ec-  -lcctric Oil is a cheap and simple  remedy for the eradication of pain  from the system and for the cure  of all bronchial troubles.  rio Veterinary College  TEMPERANCE ST., T3R0 _T0, CAN.  Established 1382, ittkcn   ovsr by the Provincial  Covernmont cf Ontarit, 1SSS. I  Affiliated with tlie University of Toronto, under 'thi  control of the Dept. of Agricultnre of Ontario.   Colleco  oneiu l<t Ocrobcr, 1_J.     Course  of  ������������������tu-!j  extend.. .  throu h 3 collet, jean-   FEKS _ _ R SESSiUN $75. ..!  Calendar on application.        - -  B. A. A. G_A.dK. V.S.. M.S , Principal.   Dept B_, .  FOR  SALE.  ^ONG BOOK���������������������������150  IO words, music;  Rice, Granby, Que.  FAVORITE  Ten   cents.  SONGS,  - Arthuf  OUR HEAVE  CURE cures   .hero ctlieri  fail.   Sells on its own merits.   Best of testi*  monials  furnished on  application.    As _  your  (IrusuHt  tu (.ot  you   some,   or *������������������nti aif������������������  ect*to Four Brothers, Restoule.   Pric_ $1.41  per package.   Charges paid to nearest ���������������������������*���������������������������, .  press   office.   None   geniii^  without' out  .  itrade mark,  FOUR BROTHERS,  on  each  package.   Try .a package and be convinced,  Because others have failed   is   no  reason  why  Ileaves cannot   be  "cured   by  using. .  'Four Brothers Keave Cure.  WANTED.  BOY   WANTED.���������������������������TO" ACT   AS   'AGENT-  for  "TORONTO  SATURDAY SIGHT*,  his   spare  time.. Good money.    CircU-  in  Kindly mention the name of this  paper in writing to advertisers.  He���������������������������"What would you say, darling, if I told you that you can never be mine?" She���������������������������"I should say,  pet, that I've got a nice bundle,of  your letters that would help to  niako it expensive to you."  lation Manager, Toronto.   ROUTEMAN  WANTKD.   TEAS  WHOLE'  .   sale   to   private    families.       Apt. J  Alfred Tyler, London. Ont.   .  BOYS. AND GIRLS WISHING TO EARN  money or premiums send your name ���������������������������  and address for our juvenile catalogue ol  easy selling household specialties.' Our  adult Agents 68 page catalogue isals. .  ready, free on request. Canada Silver*  cloth  Co., Toronto,  Ont.    - ..  ACENTS WANTED.  PORTRAIT   ACENT8-R ELIABLE    MEN  we .art in business of their own and give  credit.   Merchants  Portrait Co.. Toronto.  WANTKD-LOCAL AND GENERAL  Agents���������������������������Liberal contracts to good  men ; apply by letter. Continental Lifa  Insurance Company, Toronto. Corre.  pondence confidential.   ���������������������������*   "BOTHER THOSE FLIES!"  If wc were asked    to name the  Greatest drawback of summer, thc  answer would almost invariably be  "Flies!"     These    little pests are  only now beginning to receive the  unfriendly interest    they deserve.  They have hitherto been looked upon as nuisances, but now thc medical fraternity are labelling them  as dangerous.    The ily is hatchet  nnd thrives in decaying matter. In  two or three weeks from the laying  Cf the egg the ily attains its full  growth, and commences to plague  .   world which so far has found no  good in him. The best way to guard  against, flies is to see that no decaying food, either flesh or vegetable,  or other dirt is left about  for them to breed in.    Then,  use  the good old-fashioned,  sticky flypaper.    This is far preferable to  sweetened poison, as it keeps   its  victim in its grasp, and so the latter has no chantc of wandering off  tc die in the milk-jus or jam-pot. [  A recruit was being shown thc  use of the rifle, and, after firing  seven shots at. the target which all  missed, tho instructor, in a rage,  shouted, "Here is another cartridge. Go behind that waggon and  shoot yourself!" In a few minutes  thc recruit came back from behind  tho waggon, and coolly announced,  "I'm sorry, sir, but it's another  miss."  THE  ISSUE NO. 39-09.  With a flying-machine capable of  travelling 80 miles an hour, practically thc whole of Europe would bo  within a day's journey of Berlin.  Practically all Canadian drug.  ?;i. ts, grocers and general dealers  sell Wilson's Fly Tads. If your  storekeeper docs nol, ask him why.  The average married man would'  almost as soon kiss his wife's nr>  thcr as pay his church dues.  Kindly mention the name of this  paper in writing to advertisers.  TOO VAGUE.  Mistress (at tho agency)--__ow,  my husband is very particular  whom I engage as a nurse. He  wishes me to go into thc most minute details about your qualifications. Do you know how to prepare  food ? Can you sew and mend'. Do  you mind sitting up late at night?  Arc you faithful and devoted, and  .have you a kind, loving disposition .  Nurse���������������������������Excuse me, ma'am ��������������������������� am  1 to take care of the baby or your  husband 1  ���������������������������Red. Weak���������������������������Wearr_-WRtcry-_!ye*r^-  Rclleved By Murine Eye Remedy. Try  Murine For Your Byo Troubles. You  Will Like Murine. It Soothes. 50c At  Your Druggists. Write For Eye Books.  Free.   Murine Eye Remedy Co., Toronto.  There's nothing so tiresomo as  an argument in which nobody gets  mad.  Very many persons die annually  from cholera-and-kindred summer  complaints, who might have been  saved if proper remedies had been  used. If attacked do not delay in  getting a bottle of 'Dr. J. D. Kel-  logg's Dysentery Cordial, the medicine that never fails to effect a cure.  Those who have used it say it acts  promptly, and thoroughly subdues  the pain and disease.  JC*.  Ladies to do plain and light sewin  at home, whole or spare time; goo  pay ; work sent any distance, charges paid ; send stamp for full particulars.      National    Manufacturing  Company, Montreal.  MONEY  MAKING  LITTLE  FARMS  BN   CAL3. ORNIA������������������S  Rett Fruit, Alf������������������!f������������������ ������������������ncl Stock Grow  IriK Section. lUch, Saop Soil���������������������������Irr.  r_to. t.sy ruytcenti. VrlU (ol  Eooilet.    IRRIOOTD  UK.    CO,  "Minsvllli"    ���������������������������     -     California  Bashful Youth���������������������������"Miss Bella,  does���������������������������docs your mother object to  my coming here so much?" Fair  Charmer���������������������������"Oh, I think not. I  heard her telling papa the other  evening that you merely came to  pass away the time���������������������������you didn't  mean anything serious."  YOUR OVERCOATS  1*4 faded Stilt* woul _ look better Jto.I.   If oo uf __  If oun Id jour lo .11, write direct Montreal,  Hoi  lit  BRITISH  AMERICAN   DYEINQ   OO.  For "Soclcan" inquire at   youf  dealers.  "I suppose you have always lived  round here?" remarked a tourist  to an aged inhabitant of a village,  "Oh, no," replied the native. "I  was born a good half-mile away "  GURtD  Tobacco  and  Drug   Habits  New System of Treatment. Recently Discovered Remedy ihit  Cures Rapidly and Permanently. Marvellous Results obtained  that makes our remedy one of the wonders of Modern Hedicine.  Patients cured secretly at their own homes against their own  wiil'and knowledge. No suffering, no injections, no loss of time,  or detention from business, no had aftereffects.  3E������������������3E_,3E__E. I -_===_=____==__ _������������������"_������������������_,2E33E3 X  We send by mail, free of charge, our 64 page book, whieh fully explains our modem system of treatment, of how the Drink, Tobacco  and Drug habits can be rapidly ovorcomo and cured. This book Is  sent in a plain envelope, sealed from observation, bo no one can tell  what your letter contains. All correspondence absolutely secret'aud  confidential. Address.  DESILVA.1NSTITUTB, Suite 200, 55 University St. Montreal, Canada r-  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, November 25, 1909  Toilet  Soaps  A Large Shipment just received, and the Choicest  ever shown. Come in on  election day and take  some home with you. It  will make the world look  brighter the morning after  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff Street Enderby  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.  r)__r_n*   The   Armstrong  __TU_������������������. 1 y   JeweUr.   Armstrong. B.C  HENRYS  For Fall  Planting  Bulbs from beat European and  Japan grower*.  HOME-GROWN FRUIT AND  ORNAMENTAL TREES  Garden, Field and Flow . _Md  Wire Fencing and GatM.  15. Page Catalogue FRW  _. i. HENRT. Vancouver, B.C  NURSERIES  Raise all the food you can for  the cows at home.  3ZXZI  PRO BONO PUBLICO  _z_xzx  (Correspondents will please be brief and avoid  peraonaliticK. The Editor reHtrves the right to  reject any correspondence or part of correspondence that doe* not bear on the question at issue,  or treats thc subject in a personal interest rather  than in the interest of the public. Be brief,  ords do not make thought. Writs over a nom de  plume if you wilh, but sign your name also.)  Editor The Bnderby Press:  Dear Sir : Will you kindly give me  permission to make public an open  letter through the columns of the  Enderby Press. The letter speaks for  itself, and I would not presume to  encroach upon your space did I not  feel that the subject discussed in it is  of interest to many of your readers.  ���������������������������W.A.D.  Geo. Bell, Enderby, B.  C.  Dear Sir: In all probability few  people who receive the circular signed  by yourself and Mr. Co well, will take  the trouble to reply to it, except by  means of their votes, but I have  often wondered whether you and your  fellow believers in local option have  ever stopped to think of the real  meaning conveyed by the words themselves, apart from the object you  have in view.  I know, of course, and so does  everybody, that your chief aim is to  reduce the existing intemperance and  abuse of alcoholic liquors, and with  this I have no quarrel, but I most  emphatically disagree with you regarding the means by which your  party are attempting to attain this  object.  If every member of a municipality  desired to close the bars therein they  could do it, automatically, for if nobody went to a bar there.would be  no object in the proprietor keeping it  open, and there, would be nothing  gained by a law making it illegal to  sell liquor. But, so long as anyone  wants to buy liquor, I fail to see by  what system of ethics you should arrogate to yourself the right to forbid him to do so. If he abuses his  right, you have laws by means of  which you can control him, though  you must admit that they are feebly  enforced, judging by the number of  "drunks" at large in Enderby almost  every day. Why not start by showing the courage of your convictions,  nay, more, doing your duty as first  citizen, and checking by any means in  your power the erratic, zigzag course  along our sidewalks of the perambulating  "drunk?"  There is another reason why I am  opposed to local option, and that is  that it is entirely opposed to the  principle of free thought and freedom  of action, which, within legal limits,  we all as British subjects have hitherto considered to be our birth-right.  It is a deliberate, calculating attempt  by one section of a community to  dictate to thc remainder what they  shall or shall not drink, and where  they shall drink it.  I think also that in the latter half  of your circular you are deliberately  trying to hoodwink voters. When  you say: "REMEMBER, That you  are not voting for prohibition," do  you really flatter yourself that you  have wrapped   up   the issue so skill-  !"������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������       ANNOUNCEMENT !  o  +  0  -.  i  0  ���������������������������  0  .  0  4  $  GARDOM BROTHERS  associated with  CEPERLEY, ROUNSEFELL & CO., LTD.  have opened their office on the corner of Granville and  Robson Streets, Vancouver. Accident, Liability, Marine  and Fire Insurance, Real Estate, Loans.  Basil Gardom will be pleased to list Okanagan Farm  Lands. The greatest care will be exercised in recommending Vancouver investments to Okanagan clients.  o4-o+o4<_fo4c*.o-f<>+oi-cH>-o4<>-a, _>+o>o .<>+<>+o+c^+o+o4KH<>f-o <  fully that people will not be able to  find it?  If the majority in a community secure the right of saying whether or  not they want licensed bars, does not  that amount to prohibition when  they close them, as they certainly  would, for there cannot fail to be a  minority who want them.  Trusting that you may at an early  date see the error of your ways and  mend them, Yours truly,  W. A. DOBSON.  A FEW YEARS AGO  A few years ago when Richard McBride reached up and grasped the  tattered reins of government in  B. C. this province was in a state of  chaos and debt. We were in a sort  of shabby-genteel, run-d o wn-at-the-  heel,      hat-in-the-window     condition,  that did not look good to the financiers of Europe.     Now, look at us !  We have millions in the bank and all  the world tips its hat to British Columbia, the brightest and most beautiful diamond in thc. grand tiara of  Canadian  provinces that sparkle between the two seas.   And McBride, a  native son, is largely responsible for  the happy    state    of   affairs in this  glorious    land.   It    was   his guiding  hand, assisted    by   able   lieutenants,  that lifted British  Columbia  out of  the debraic position into which it had  fallen through the mediocre administration of   hybrid   governments, and  placed it on a high front seat in this  great Dominion.     If given time and  opportunity    he    will   bring  greater  glory and renown to this far western  "Sea of Mountains," and all intelligent voters   know   how   to extend a  lease or renew an option.     It is impossible   to   defeat   McBride   at the  coming battle   of    the    ballots, and,  unlike   Richard    of    old, he will not  have to exclaim: "A horse! A horse!  My kingdom    for   a   horse!"       Too  many    railways   for    anything    like  that.���������������������������Greenwood Ledge.  NICOLA COAL  Orders taken for delivery at Enderby.   Superior domestic coal; econom-  cal, and gives absolute satisfaction.   JAMES MOWAT, Agent.  Prices, Nov. 25th  Owing  to market  fluctuations,  prices are subject to change  without notice:  Moffet's Best Flour, $1.70 49 .bs  Three Star Flour, $1.60 per    ''  Drifted Snow Pastry, $1.60    ''  Two Star Flour, $1.50  Whole Wheat Flour, $1.55   "  Graham Flour,     -    $1.45    "  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, $2.00 per 125-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.  Terms: Net Cash  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  Enderby B    C  The purest milk, seaved in airtight, sterilized bottles, place an  order with the Glen Geraack dairy  NOTICE  In 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 A������������������   Hyslop,    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 the 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 the Land Registry  Act, and in the 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 the 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. v  If you want the beet milk and  cream, and the best service, get  it from the Glen Gerrack Dairy  SECRET SOCIETIES  TO PROVINCIAL ELECTORS  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin and Zinc Article* Rep* red  Rear Evans Blk Enderby  NOTICE is hereby given for the  information of Voters, that the  Lieutenant-Governor in Council  has determined that the holding of a  General Election offers a favourable  opportunity to obtain the views of  Electors on the question of Local  Option. i  For such purpose, a vote will be  taken on the 25th of November instant, at the same time as the vote  for the election of candidates to the  Legislative Assembly.  HENRY ESSON YOUNG,  Provincial Secretary.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Od 4-  fellows HaU. Visitia*  brethren cordially Invited.  V. C. BRIMACOMBE   Secretary   I. 0.0. F.  _ ___     Eureka Lodge. No. 60  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. In I. O.  0. F. hall. Metcalf block. Visiting brothers always welcome. H. N: Hendrickson, N. G., A.  Reeves, See'y. J. B. Gaylord, P. G.,_Treas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  JAS. MARTIN. C.C.  C. E. STRICKLAND. K.R.S.  R. J. COLTART. ������������������. F.  I. of P. Hall Is the only hall In Enderby suitable  for public entertainments.    For rates, etc., apply  to- R. F. JOHNSTONE. M. E.. Enderby  I  t  ���������������������������  i  1  i  I  ���������������������������  !  1  I  I  The happiest season of all the year is close at hand, and we have prepared  for it. We are already showing Borne of the Holiday Goods, and as the  days go by, we shall unpack the handsomest; lot of Christmas Goods ever  presented to the people of Enderby.   Leather Hand Bags  Card Cases  Fancy Collars for the Ladies  Complete Range of Linen and Fancy Embroidered Handkerchiefs  See the Line of Artistic Chinaware in our Windows  Madga Grapes and a Fresh Stock of Spices, Nuts, Peels, Raisins, Candies and Fruit on hand  Old Postoffice Blk., Enderby       THE POLSON MERCANTILE COMPANY  ���������������������������'I  _  ���������������������������i  #.-���������������������������-_-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-<���������������������������-���������������������������--���������������������������-.���������������������������-���������������������������-_������������������������������������������������������- ���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-  -���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������-___���������������������������-  -���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-  -������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������-.  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