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 /  i w_  ��������������������������� .   '  >  .'.  I  _ I  m  pi  ������������������2>^e^>J_rV^  Enderby, B. C,  January 6, 1910  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol: 2; No. 45; Whole No. 97  News in and About  Enderby and District  CURLERS DOWN TO WORK  Dr. Keith worked the old year out  and the new year in, single-handed  and alone on the curling rinks and  as a result the roarin' game has  since been running as smoothly as  well-lubricated lightning.  New Years Day and evening the  President's and Vice-President's rinks  played a series of - introductory  games, the President's winning in  every instance, by the following score  Presidents-  Evans, 16  ���������������������������    Bell, 11  Murphy, 15  Keith, 14  The    several  promise to   be  Mayor Bell,  has  V.-Presidents���������������������������  .    Hancock, 7  Taylor, 5  Scott, 8'  - Matthews, 4  contests   this season  of unusual interest,  put   up a valuable  silver cup to go to the winning rink,  and Mr. Murphy first and second  prize gold buttons.  Eight rinks  are playing.    Following are the members of each:  ��������������������������� Murpyh���������������������������Jas.    Evans,    Walker and  Sharpe. _  Bell���������������������������EV   Evans,    McMorland,    and  Birrell.  Jos.   Evans���������������������������Reeves,    Holtby   "and  Prince.  Wm. Hancock���������������������������Peel, Hutchison and  Lemke. v  Keith���������������������������Ed.   Mack,     Hopkins     and  Forester.  Scott���������������������������A.    Fulton,    Guy   Williams  a_d Stevens.  A. L. Matthews���������������������������Robt.    Johnstone,  Burrows and Glenn. ' .  Taylor���������������������������Pyman,    Stilwell. and Roy  Ackman.  Following is the schedule:  Monday, Jan. 3rd  Murphy, 11 Hancock, 9  Taylor, 13 Keith, 12  .Tuesday���������������������������Jan.-4th_     Mr. and Mrs. S. Poison are returning this week to Vernon," where they  have concluded to reside.  ��������������������������� Mr. and Mrs. Henry Crane , and  children, after spending a delightful  Christmas holiday with Mr. and Mrs.  J. E. Crane of Enderby, returned to  their Victoria home on Tuesday.  School resumed on Monday. Mr. McDonald has the principalship vacated  by Mr. Simpson, and Miss Murray of  Armstrong has taken the position made  vacant by the resignation of Miss Smith.  Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Straiton are  visiting Mr. and Mrs. R.' J. Coltart  from the coast. It is Mr.. Straiton's  intention to locate at Enderby-after  settling up' some business matters at  his coast home.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Reeves ��������������������������� were in  Revelstoke' for the New Year..' Mr.  Reeves says Enderby will do, thank  you. Three feet of snow in.the railway town, and drifts as high as your  head���������������������������and still growing.  .Albert R. Price has been appointed  Provincial Constable" for Enderby and  District.   Mr.' Price is brother-in-law  to Mr. Basil Gardom, has had police  experience, and is a man; highly esteemed by all who know him.  Contractor Russell will finish the  City Hall the coming week, and will  turn the keys over to the city. Mr.  Russell has much work "waiting him  in Armstrong. . .  The ladies of the Presbyterian Aid  tendered Mrs. Robert. Mowat a farewell tea in the parlors of the Enderby hotel last Friday evening on the  eve. of her departure for Kamloops,  and presented her with a very handsome cut glass set in recognition of  her valued services as a member of  the society. Mr. and Mrs. Mowat  and family have removed to Kamloops, where Mr. Mowat has established a very lucrative laundry business.  W. R.-Wills was taken to Vernon  on Tuesday suffering from a temporarily unbalanced mind. Mr. Wills  was recently made provisional provincial constable for Enderby District  but was unable to 'fill the bill, and  was "dismissed"from"the service". He  became despondent, and worry and  liquor drove him to attempt suicide,  by hanging himself in his room. He  was cut down in time to save his life  and has been- "taken -to Vernon' for  safe-keeping. _ < __/  Enderby Winners  at Ashcroft Poultry Show  Enderby poultrymen were well rep-jver cup for best five females at show;  resented at the poultry show which  was held at Ashcroft last week. As  usual, bur birds won heavily in the  prizes. Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Waddell  were the heaviest winners. ,Mr. H.E.  Waby carried off everything in his  class, and Dr. Keith came home with  first Black Orpington.cock; 1st, 2nd,  3rd pullets, and 1st pen, winning in  addition to the regular prizes, $12  worth of fruit trees.  The prizes awarded to the exhibits  from the Waddell poultry farm were  as follows: Partridge Wyandottes���������������������������  2nd cock, 2nd cockerel, 1st and 2nd j  hen, 1st and 2nd pullet. White Wyandottes���������������������������1st cock, 2nd cockerel, 1st,  2nd and 3rd hen, 1st, 2nd and -3rd  pullet, 1st pen. White Leghorns���������������������������1st j  and 2nd cockerel, 1st and 2nd pullet,  1st pen.-= . .  The following specials were won by  them: Gold- medal, for' largest and  best exhibit at the show; silver medal for best exhibit in the "American  class;' silver, medal, for .best, exhibit  in Mediterranean class; 'Collier's sil-  Scott, 8 Matthews,  Bell, 12 Evans,  Wednesday, Jan. 5th  Murphy, Keith  Hancock, Taylor  Thursday, Jan. 6th  Scott, Evans  Matthews, Bell,  Friday, Jan. 7th  Hancock, " " Matthews"  Scott, Bell  Monday, Jan. 10th  Murphy, Taylor,  Keith, Evans,  Tuesday, Jan. 11th  Scott, Hancock,  Matthews, Keith,  Wednesday, Jan. 12th  Evans, Taylor,  Murphy, Bell,  Thursday, Jan. 13th.  Scott, Keith,  Matthews, Evans  Friday, Jan. 14th.  Hancock, Bell,  Taylor, Scott,  Monday, Jan. 17th.  Murphy, Matthews,  Keith, Bell,  Tuesday, Jan. 18th'  Hancock,   . Evans,  Scott, Murphy,  Wednesday, Jan. 19th.  Matthews, Taylor,  Keith, Hancock,  Thursday, Jan. 20th.  Murphy, Evans,  Taylor, Bell,  WALKER'S  WEEKLY  Published every Th ur*.*. at Enderby. the Gate-Way of the'tamou* Okanagan. Und of the Bis Canedbn Red Apple and the California of Canada  Entered in the Post Office at Enderby," B. C, as sccond-claa* matter.  ' ,   . "In order to be poor in the Okanagan, you have to watte an awful lot of Time and Money."  H.    M.  W   A  I-  K   12   R  ONE   MAN'S POINT OF VIEW  ���������������������������  f  HE effort that is being made'by  the    committee   appointed    by  the Northern   Okanagan Poul-  try_ Association to secure, if possible  The Bonnie Briar Bush is a charming romance of thc Scottish hills.  a suitable building for the holding of  the annual Winter Poultry Show at  Enderby, is    worthy of much praise.  But���������������������������and there is a "but"���������������������������the effort  it seems to many, is being made in  the wrong direction.   Feeling that it  would   be   useless   to   approach the  City Council and ask for an appropriation for such a purpose, the committeemen are attempting to find the  means to buy a lot and erect a building thereon,   and   they   propose to  sell   shares   in   the   Association   to  raise   the    necessary    amount.     Of  course, in asking anyone to purchase  these shares, the committeemen realize that it would be only a mild way  of asking   for ,an   appropriation   or  contribution from the man's personal  means, for they recognize they could  not promise   any   return   on the investment���������������������������in a direct way, at least.  This, we believe,    is   wrong.   Just  why a few loyal men should be asked  to dip down  and   find   the funds to  erect a building for a distinctly public purpose, we   fail   to comprehend.  Outside of the   businessmen, most of  the men.  who   would   contribute are  poultrymen, and they have done and  are doing already the lion's share of  the work   in   connection   with these  annual exhibitions.   No doubt $800 or  $1000 could   be   raised   in this way,  but it would not be just, either to  the town, the Association or the men  public-spirited enough to go into it.  Enderby either   wants this annual  poultry   show   or   it   doesn't.   If it  wants it, the city is not only justified iu doing so, but it is its duty,  to assume some of the burden in connection with it. * We should .emulate  the splendid example of Armstrong:  provide a building as Armstrong has  done, and allow the use of it to the  Poultry Association free of charge,  as Armstrong does its Agricult iral  Hall to the Agricultural Society.  We all know what the annual feir  means=ito:=:=Armstrong.==Per-haps=-. he-  Winter Poultry Show would not me .n  as much to Enderby in the start, but  the time is not long when, if proper  facilities are provided' for" holding  these shows, it will mean a great  deal more to Enderby than the annual fair means to Armstrong. We  can see no reason why Endorby  should, not be made the headquarters  for high-class poultry for British Columbia, and the poultrymen of the  Dominion would no more think of  missing the winter poultry .how nt  Enderby than they now think of missing thc annual poultry ������������������'iow nt  Guclph, ont.  If Enderby does not want i!io annual poultry show, the n.m.njr tre  Association becomes aware .if the  fact the better it will be for till concerned.  ���������������������������  But we believe Enderby do( s v ant  to hold the annual show !.>re. We  believe enough of our bu_uf_.;smen  and citizens generally reco^ui_e thc  great benefit these shows h'.ve ni-  ready been to Enderby and thc District, and they know that what has  been done is only, a start of the ical  thing that may be accomplished l.y  and through them. And we belie-.,  too, that the Northern Okanagan  Poultry Association would have no  difficulty whatever in having a suitable building erected by the city if  the matter is approached in the right  way. To ask the City Council to  appropriate any sum of money out  of the current revenue for the purpose is not reasonable.   It would not  be justified in so doing, for the building would have to be a general purpose ^building, and its life would.extend over a number oi years, whereas"  the current revenue is for current  use. To petition the Council in the  regular way to submit a by-law to  the electors to raise, say $2,000 for  the erection of a general purpose  building,    which   could   be   used for  exhibition purposes, on the recreation"  ground would be reasonable and we  do not believe one property owner in  ten would oppose such a proposition.  We are certain every businessman in  the city would sign such a petition.  Enderby needs a public building on  the recreation ground. It should be  one that could be utilized by the  city at all times and in all ways for  the advancement of those enterprises  and amusements which are so essential to our advance. Enderby needs  a covered skating rink for bonspeil  and carnival purposes. It requires  an exhibition hall, that wo might be  in a position to hold a fruit exhibit.  There are numerous purposes that a  public building could be put to, and  it would all assist in the development of the town and district.  The birds that will be sent to the  next Winter Poultry Show will in all  probably be not less than 800. Mr.  Robt. Waddell informs us that the  fanciers of Ashcroft will alone send  at least 150. They have already .provided to do so. Next year's prize  list will be thrown open to a very  large extent with the intention of  bringing birds in from the outside,  and it is up to Enderby to prepare  for it. Right now is the time to do  so. Waits are always dangerous. As  soon as the new City Council is elected and gets down to business a petition should be presented to them,  so that the matter may be placed before the electors and the funds provided for the building to go up as  soon as spring   building commences.  silver   coffee    perculator for highest-  scoring p. ir   in   American- class, 187.  points; brass mantle clock for highest-scoring     pair   in   Mediterranean  class, 187 points.  In his remarks before the Ashcroft  Association, Judge Collier said that  he never judged a finer lot of birds  as a whole, than the exhibit made by  Mrs. Waddell, and he paid her a very  high compliment on the splendid condition' of her birds.  ,  Mr. and Mrs. Waddell, and all who  attended.the Ashcroft show from Enderby, came home enthusiastic over  the splendid treatment accorded them  and the genuine spirit of friendly, rivalry than' .prevails in the Ashcroft  Association. Ashcroft "fanciers have  promised to send , 150 birds to the  next poultry>how at Enderby.   -   "  The   judging   by ' Mr. V Collier "was '<  more, than���������������������������satisfactory.'.-He, judged-'  the same birds-at the Enderby. show, ."  and many of them were sent to Ashcroft largely '-to' test the * accuracy of  his   .scoring...-. "In *every...instance hi'  gave, the birds, ifnot the same scoring, within a   quarter   of a point of.  -  the   marks   given   at   the   Enderby-."  show, and   in  every   case where the -  scoring was" different; it: was" on ac;  count of the   better condition of the _. ;  fowl. ���������������������������      - _-    -.  From the   Ashcroft show, Mr.' and' "'  Mrs.NWaddell    take   their exhibit to    '  the Vancouver   poultry show.   From  there they go to Seattle and Tacoma -  exhibitions, and may. go farther east.  They are out for practical lessons in.  poultry, and    wiir  bring home with  them the finest   birds   they can pick    -  up at the several shows.   It is their  determination   to   make   the   Hazelmere Poultry Farm second to none in  Canada, and to do so they will bring  t_^E_derby^thT^tfc_igesr_^  birds to be found to head their pens.  ,AU who   attended   the New Years  Ball given by the Enderby Oddfellows  declare it to have been the best dance  ever given in Enderby.   Sixty couple  were on the floor, and 115 sat down  to' a well-served   and    much-relished  supper- at   the   King Edward.     The  hall was very   artistically decorated1 -  with evergreens and bunting, and the  floor and   music   never   were better.  On" one side   of    the    stage stood a  bare-limbed,    lifeless     tree,    labeled  "1909" and opposite it a lusty young  spruce with    "1910"    swinging hopefully from its branches.  "Was She to Blame," will be put  on in K. of P. hall next Monday  evening. The advance agent gives us  this advance notice to publish: "J.  G. Stuttz, Esq. Sir: Your performance of "Was She to Blame," has a  moral influence, at the same time is  entertaining. It would.be a. blessing  to your profession if all plays were  as good and pure. Accept our thanks  for seats.���������������������������Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon, celebrated divine.  Mr. F. H. Barnes   is   getting   the  Grindrod bridge building iron on the  ground   this   week.' It   was ordered    ..  from the coast three months ago, but    '  the founderies are so busy the order  could not be filled until recently.  Contractor Earl has completed his  part of the Methodist church. The  interior, and what remains yet to be  done, will be done by day labor and  contributions in labor from those desirous ol assisting.  .1 \   ���������������������������  .<>+<>4K>4<������������������-.-0-*-0+0+--4^  | TWENTY-ONE YEARS  I WITH THE COLORS'  '4  I.  Tlio old soldier stood erect and  motionless before his. cot, his eyes  gazing wistfully at thc half-dcplet-  fd .shelf above.' This was io bo his  Inst, day in barracks���������������������������his last day  uniform.   his  last day   with  thc  After t\v cn-  the end had  in  beluved old regiment,  ly-one years' service,  come at last.  There, was moi.stnrc, in his blue  eyes, and a perceptible quivering  of his iron-grey moustache, as the  full meaning of all hc was' leaving  behind dawned upon him. A sigh  escaped hini as he stepped over and  lifted his rillc out of the rack. His  rifle! Thc rifle he had carried over  the sandy hills of India and the  bleak kopjes of South Africa. The  trusty rifle that had saved his life  on several occasions; tho accurate  rifle that had won him so many valuable prizes on Lhe range ! He must  now give it up���������������������������hand it into stores,  where it would remain until some  awkward recruit came along to  bang it ingloriously on thc hard  barrack square.  He raised it tenderly in  and,   seating  himself  on  his hand,  the  edge  "      '  '   ,:"     "���������������������������'���������������������������    .11.  "John Fosse was always a bit iv  a myst'ry to mc," observed Mrs.  Marsh, widow "of the late Simpson  Marsh, carpenter; ''but, sakes  alive, 'e's moiv iv a myst'ry now  nor iver 'e was !'���������������������������  "Wot's th' matter wi' 'im?" inquired Mrs. Dodd, the wife of the  village policeman, and Mrs. Marsh's  next-door neighbor.  "Dunno, I'm 'jure," sighed Mrs.  Marsh forlornly���������������������������"unless it be that  mayhap th* sun was a bit too strong  foi 'im when soldcrin' in foreign  parts. Anyhow, 'e won  thing but sit crooniu' an  an ole gun all day!"  "A gun?" ejaculated Mrs. Dodd,  throwing up her hands. "Wot  might 'e be a-doin' wi' a gun, Mrs.  Marsh? _ .1 .ly it ain't safe for we  peaceable village fulk to go Lo our  I beds!"  !     "Wot 'c wants wi' it is morc'n I  I know," sighed Mrs. Marsh���������������������������"unless  it's to spite mc!"  "To spite you?" repeated the  constable's wife, in astonishment.  "Yes, iv course it is!" sobbed  Mrs. Marsh, raising thc corner of  her apron to her eyes.    " 'E knows  't do    nnv-  ���������������������������'  fondlin'  with a benign smile, "the article, is  invariably returned?"  The officer was positive that such  was always thc case.  "When you entered the prisoner's cottage," proceeded the magistrate, and looking hard at Constable Dodd, "you say the rifle was'  lying across Iiis knees? Now, I  have not thc slightest doubt but  ! that he was simply giving it a good  clean up before sending it back ���������������������������  don't you think so?"���������������������������this almost  fiercely.  "Yes, yer wo'shup; .1 believe 'e  was cleanin' it," said the constable  in a dazed,tone.  The chairman's face relaxed, but  his work was not yet done. He  turned to his colleagues, and for  fully ten minutes his earnest, persuasive voice was engaged endeavoring to convert them to his opinion. After this whispered consultation, his face lit up with a pleasant smile as he dipped his pen in  the ink, and fixed his eyes on the  stiff,  upright figure in the dock.  "The Court is of opinion," hc  be.  of his    cot,  placed    it-    across  his  knees.  Private Fosse loved his rifle. He  loved it for its associations, and he  loved ic because he had really nothing else to  love.  "I'll take you-r equipment .in  new. Fosse," spoke thc color-sergeant, as he was passing the door.  "I suppose you'll be glad to get  away ."  "J. can't say. that, color-sergeant," said Private Fosse. "One  i-ime I thought nothing would please  mc better; but when it- comes to the  point there arc things mighty hard  to leave"���������������������������patting thc stock of his  rillc  unconsciously.  "You're not leavin' a girl behind  yc. 1 hope?" asked thc color-scrgc-  ant facetiously.  - The old soldier shook his head.  He had left a girl behind him  once; but that was twenty-one years  ago, and hc had not troubled himself wilh any since.  ���������������������������gar., "that through carelessness,  or some such cause, this rifle got  mixed up with the prisoner's kit,  and was taken away inadvertently,  but that there was no criminal in-  I'm a poor,  lone widder now,  but i tent on the part of thc prisoner to  ;c niver says 'e's sorry, or Vs glad  ���������������������������only talks fondly to 'is  a_ though it wur a woman  a heart.    If 'e 'adn't th  know ;e;d :ave���������������������������'avc me  bing aloud.  or  c s  ,;" ole  an'  'ad  g-gun, I  ' ��������������������������� sob-  'Now,  don't  take  on  like  that,  pleaded Mrs.  Dodd  'is  Mrs.  Marsh!  soothingly.    " "IS"11 soon tiro iv  stupid ole gun !"  'J_' 11 niver, niver tire iv it!"  cried thc widow plaintively. "In  fact, 'e's���������������������������'e's growin' fonder ���������������������������  fonder iv it ivcrv day!"  "As  retain possession of it, and the case  against him is, consequently, dismissed."  "Just a moment,  Fosse," called  1  the  magistrate,  as  hc rose  alertly  got  a license for it, d'ye  know?" asked the constable's wife,  answered Mrs.  Twenty-one  Mumby and  Martha, after  ;o    Martha  quarrelled.  years  lie    had  three months' court  ship, had evinced ._ preference for  Simpson Marsh, the young village  carpenter. And so John Fosse, the  reputed poacher end ne'er-do-well,  did Lhat which many others in a  similar plight have done���������������������������hc enlisted, and had never once set foot in  his  native village since.  ������������������������������������������������������'Well, well," said the color-sergeant, "bring djwn your things,  and get squared up."  Private Fosse rose, and picking  up hi.s bayonet fixed it ou thc muzzle of thc rifle and followed downstairs.  "You've had that rifle fur some  time. I think.''1 said the color-sergeant, fuming tho leaves of a ponderous book. And the old soldier  .it. If re (-j-  The color-sergeant Look the number, and made an entry in the book :  then directed him to place it in a  vacant stand near the door.  After a lingering glance at his be-  Pmato Fosse aceom-  color-.' . rgcant to the  Hei'e, on signing hi.s ae-  bade farewell to his  .-ufii-cr,-and .-.lu.eil tin.'  1 i 111 for the last lime,  tlio ..tore-room on his  ni an eager tone.  "That I dunno/'  Marsh   dully.  " '"Cause, if 'c ain't goL a license,  my 'usband'H nab '"im!" Mrs.  Dodd informed her coolly. " 'F's  a proper mark on 'em that ain't got  licenses, is my '..sbandi"  "Then John ;ud be sent to prison?" gasped thc widow, in dismay.  "Not a bit iv ifc!" returned Mrs.  Dodd knowingly. "They don't put  people in prison for that, but the  ole gun  '*ud be taken from 'im."  "I shouldn't- mind that," responded  thc widow, brightening up.  "An', wi' that outer the way,"  proceeded the constable's wife,  "your chances, Mrs. Marsh, will be  considerably improved. Leave it  to me. I alius makes Joe, my 'ns-  band, do wot I wants 'im. an' I'll  make :im take John Fosse's ole gun  away���������������������������sec if I  don't!"  And Mrs. Dodd was as good as  hci word.  III.  l"ved rifle,  panied lhe  pay-ollice.  .(���������������������������(. unts, he  cumin .ndin  door behiiKi  A", hc passed  Thc little court of petty sessions  was packed to overflowing. Yokeis  and villagers vied with one another  for every inch of available floor  space. Outside Lhe courthouse,  Mrs. Marsh was shedding bitter  tears, and vowing vengeance on  Mrs. Dodd, whose husband, fche village constable, had arrested John  Fosse for being in illegal possesion  -e-i^G o-v e-r-n 1 _ en t=a-r m s:   In the prisoner's dock stood John  Fosse, his fine, soldierly old face  thc lens, criminal-looking in the  crowded building. Constable Dodd  was the first witness to be called.  Me staled that, from information  received, he visited the prisoner's  cottage, and found him scaled by  the fire,  with his rifle lying across  from his cat and walked to the end  c-t the bench. "I want to shake  hands with you."  Fosse stepped up and held out  hi? hand.  "Twenty-one years wi' the colors, sir!" he broke out huskily.  "Carried  it  through  India,   sir���������������������������"  "Yes. yes !" said Colonel Dallas  hurriedly, fearful IcsL he should  say too much. "I understand perfectly. Served over thirty years  myself, you know.    Good-bye!"        1  Outside     the     courthouse   John i  Fosse came face to face with a woman whose eyes bore traces of recent tears.  "Come, Martha," said he, the  dawn of a new hope ringing in his  voice, "you'll have to be my rifle  now !"���������������������������London Answers.  RUSSIAN COUNTRY FAIR  tiik  sckm:  is cm; of the  rniO-ST i/ivj.i/i>ESS.  and the baskets of /many traffickers are adorned by the purchase of  them. Behind the cucumber row  is the potato market, where for sixpence, you may buy two stone of  new potatoes. "With these are a  long array of stalls with vegetables  and fruit, everything superabundant and at surprising prices. Raspberries and apricots go at twopence  a'pound, peaches at fourpence,  cherries and plums at a penny,  gooseberries at a halfpenny, blackberries at three halfpence, and all  this fruit in at Lhe same lime.  SUMME.I. PASSES QUICKLY.  ��������������������������� Strawberries came suddenly at  the beginning of June, and as suddenly disappeared; the summer  progresses at quick puce here. New  laid eggs arc sold at this fair at n  farthing each, cheese at threepence  a pound, butter at tenpence, bacon  at fourpence and fivepence a pound.  Herrings and river fish, sun dried  and cured, arc sold ten on a string  for twopence-halfpenny; live green  crayfish, ten for threepence. At  ..hops near by mutton is sold at  threepence-halfpenny and lamb at  fourpence-halfpcnny a pound ; beef  at threepence.  The fair is, however, a poor  man's market. The richer get their  tilings at the shops, but it- is difficult to persuade a peasant to buy  av a shop when he can get what he  wants at a fair. From time immemorial thc country people havo  met and bargained at fairs, so that  ir, is now in the blood. Hence, it  is that Russia is the country of  fairs, having, as its greatest object  of that kind thc fair of Nijiri .Novgorod, that stupendous survival 0/  '.il.c old times. ��������������������������� The difficulty of  buying afc a fair is no obsta-clo; flic  crowds of people, the mountebanks  among .them.- the stalls without,  scales, the haphazard bargains and  chance of bad money arc more alluring than deterrent. Potatoes  are sold by the pailful, cucumbers  l.u thc icn, fish by the string, bacon and cheese by thc piece, .and  mutton mostly by Lhe sheep.  One needs to be a connoisseur,  a ready calculator and eye measurer if one is going to acquit oneself honorably in thc eyes of thc  ���������������������������    FATJl BARGAIN DRIVERS.  BY A LOTTERY  CURIOUS--STORY ABOUT  151.ITISH MUSEUM.  THE  Contains    Millions   of Books   anil  Priceless Manuscripts and  Antiquities.  There arc over 2,000,000 printed  volumes in the British Museum for  which the chief librarian is responsible���������������������������thc only larger collection is  the S,UOO.-OO volumes of the Bihli.  Ihequc Rationale of France���������������������������not ta  mention 70,000 valuable maps, over  100.000 manuscripts (many of which  could not be replaced if stolen or  destroyed), and a magnificent collection of prints and drawings. Altogether there are eleven departments in Lhe British Museum, which  originated in 1753 with three���������������������������namely, printed books, nianusoripts, and  objects of natural history.  100,000  $15 TICKETS.  Thc manner in which the British  Museum was founded forms, a curious story. Sir Hans Sloanc offered to the nation his natural history  collection, coins, manuscripts, ancl  printed books for $100,000, about  one-fourth of their estimated value.  A. the same time Parliament was  reminded that the manuscripts collected by Robert Harley. Earl of  Oxford, were still purchasable for  SCO.000. and that no proper building had yet ben provided for thore  collected by Sir Robert Cotton, and  handed over (0 tho nation in 1700  by his descendant, Sir John Cotton. ���������������������������  Thc Government declared itself  unable to find money for these purposes, but. as a compromise, passed a F_.il] authorizing a lottery, with '  100.000 Sir. tickets, for ' prizes  amounting to a total of .1.000,000,  lhe balance of $500,000. after de- .  ducting expenses, to be handed to  Sir Hans Sloane's Trustees to pur-  Long "Array of Fruit and Vegetable  ..talis���������������������������Queer Methods of  Bargaining.  A cucumber fair afc Vladikavkaz  ���������������������������such revelations of thc bounty of  nature in thc abundance of food  and in strong limbs to be nouris.>-  cd hy it I scarcely expect i^ see  easily again, writes a correspondent of the' Pall Mall Gazette.  This fair took place at one end of  the great military road that traverses the Caucasus and connects  Tii'.is and the Persian marches with  .Kosrof and the north. j  In a great open square, paved nn- j t\icn{ Vith their hands in primitive  o-v-enU__w. th=co b b-1 c-s^t-h o^t-a-1-1 _=.-i-pe^f.^ni tn.^v Ni c=b a ck=0 H-h e-f o-rge s .  mca  eh."isc thc Sloane and Ilarlcian collections, acquire a building, and invest whatever was left to produce -  an income.   The 100.000 tickets vwrc'  aii sold, and thus the British Muse-. ���������������������������  No one ever Lakes anything at the j un. came into existence..  price, offered ;   every  one   chaffers j    The present reading-room rof- th."-:  and bargains for afc least five min-j British Museum cost".. 750,000.  Tho'  utes before settling yes or no. Then ..dome,  which'is    10G feet in height ���������������������������-  nothing bought is wrapped>up..Ono j ,_nd  mo feet in diameter, is second  has t-o bring one's own paper with j only to the Pantheon at Rome. The  one, or one may buy earthenware j piU:t  0f  the .Museum'   devoted  to  pots or rush  baskets,  and put to-   printed  books    contains altogether  gefchcr the things lhat many touch   \,nrc,c  without- harm.    A   pound of moat  high.  without paper puts the' unprovided j Qnc of the most valuable bequests  purchaser in a dilemna. At the cvcr mayc lo ^e Museum was that  fair there is no dividing line bc-|of George IV.. who, in 1823, pre-  tvecn tradesmen and buying pco-1 SOIlteij ;l splCndid librarv that had  pis. Whoever wishes may go and|becn C;ollcoLecl bv his father dur-"  take Ins place, or he may lake nojin8 his hmc, reign Rt an expcnso 0f  place, "and simply hawk his things' "  aboufc through   the crowd.    There  iles   of    bookcases, S feet  little less than $1,000,000.      In the  .,,-,. , ,    ,  ,. , ..opinion of Dr. Fortescuc, keeper of  aro men  hawking  old clothes,  old j <()e  pi.jM(<,c]  boots, iced beer and ices  At 10 o'clock in the morning the J  scene is one of thc utmost livcli-j  ness. Peasants are standing round j  the ice cream man and smacking 1  their lips; would-be purchasers of}  mutton arc standing among the  sheep,  weighing them and  feeling  pi*itiiuci books in thc British  Museum." this library contains thc  Museum's greatest treasure, viz., a  collection made by George Tho mason, a London bookseller, of every  book published between 1641 and  1060, in all about 2-1,000 volumes.  The magnificent library of the Right  Hon. Thomas Grenville was also  .be.q 11 ea tli ed _._ to 1 h_c M11 sou m ,_and_  set up  forges  knees.  At one end arc five ope_jmcai anci flolu. sellers, white from 1  where horses arc strapped ]]CJU| to [oofc) avc shovelling their  m and shod. Behind these about goods inlo the measures of gossips ;j  a hundred sheep and lambs slrug- ^j,.].. arc raking over thc cottons ;i  glo together, while a shepherd "lhc cllclimh0r sellers are shouting. I  milks thc ewes into a bucket- At an<j tjU)SC wj,0 have finished their  another end of the "bazaar"' there |,uving arc moving off with carts!  is a covered place for cotton goods, |a,.j ljan.0ws. sacks or baskets, as;  ���������������������������ind  there the Georgian girl  bu.vsj tj1(. nasc ,nay   be,    and not infrc-i  coniains over 20,000 volumes, costing upwards of $270,000.  value of the antiquities is al  ts  The  ,1  v.,. y  rifle  J n ere  hi' stnpped to look at his  noiv. Thc door was ajar,  no oiii.: ii. sight. H. step-  in.  it in his baud again !  in I shiny hi.s regular  in.'id"  the  stock  and  hack,  once  war  pod softly  Ah! lie Ikk  How smooth  cleanin .   had  b_r-.!:  Then a mad thing Hashed aero-S  his mind. Who cared anything for  this rille but hirnsoP'.' Tn others it  was simply u firearm���������������������������.onif-Lliing  that formed part of a soldier's  equipment, something with a number. But to him whs everything���������������������������  ys, everything���������������������������because it was lhc  only thing he loved. Who would  miss it out of all these rows?  With a swift, dexterous movement he snatched off the bayonet  and  flung  it    amongst a    heap  of  her kerchief nnd (he peasant woman turns over all manner of brilliant printed cotton. Between the  sheep and the drapery for a full  tu prove that the rille.! "mxlrcd yards stand carts and bnr-  which had ' rmvs- 01' 'li- mai' ^o merely sacks and  baskets, full of cucumbers and to-'  matoos.    The cucumbers are piled!  a  others on the floor; then, taking  furtive glance down Lhe passage,  he slipped out. iind, holding the  rifle in front of his body, darted up  thc staircase and info his room.  Hauling down his kit-bag, he  dropped the rillc inside, only to discover that the muzzle protruded  half-way out of thc gaping month.  He ran lo the cupboard, and found  a screw-driver with the aid of which  lie soon disconnected  the  barrel ���������������������������and   now  bis again.  Hi., forever  lie stock  the  rifle  mm  I us  A young officer from  thc prisoner's old  regiment followed.        Mis  evidence was of a more formal cliai  actcr���������������������������mere  in question was one which  been used by tho prisoner during  a great portion of his service, but  had been handed into stores in lhe  ordinary way on the day of his discharge.  "How did Lhc prisoner become  possessed of iL again I" "'Colonel'  Dallas, ono of the magistrates,  a������������������ked.  The 0llicer could not say. Beyond  iii. fact lhat Lhc military authorities had no desire to press the  charge, provided (he rifle was relumed to them, hc had no information.  "Is it not possible," asked Colonel Dallas, with a peculiar twinkle  in his kindly grey eyes, "that the  accused may have taken this rillc  awav by mistake V  "Quite possible, your worship/'  returned the young officer, smiling.  ������������������������������������������������������'You see," went on Lhe colonel,  turning to his brother magistrates,  "in the hurry and confusion incidental to a soldier's leaving the  Service, little mistakes of this kind  often occur. Is not that so."���������������������������-addressing the officer again.  ''���������������������������Quite  so '"'   Lhat young genlle-  easc may  queiilly one may scc.a man.with,  sack of potaioes in one hand and  ful sheep under lhe other arm.  most incalculable. Parliament, for  instance, paid $175,000 for thc Elgin Marbles nearly 100 years ago,  and $100,000 for the additional collection of Roman sculptures.  HAVKX  W _A...S (JLASSKS.   .      ,j,  ding  to    this  magazine."  .   Bifiingham,   "'..lieod  onions scattered about a room will absorb the odor of fresh paint.  I'M  !('  I!)  It"  Head by  Hood.  .Means of ,.  "Arco  said   .Mr  up in the carts like loads of stones. ,   ,,      . . , .,      . .     .  .....  for   road_ making.      The  vc/xlors I Pitess  that s  right,     rcjomed   bif-  -land beside them and'shout their |  prices.;     The    customer:,     fumble j  pick out thc best  the.v'  Likewise, a broken; neck  about and  I can find.  ! SKVI-  ��������������������������� have to be  ! more than  UAL   THOUSAND  sold before  afternoon;  half will not be disposed  1  was I man promptly assured him.  I    "And  when   tho  mistake is discovered," continued the chairman,  of before they arc spoiled hy the  sun. Picture the peasants outbidding one another, fat and'perspiring in the heat. Ten for three  halfpence is the highest- price ; ten  for a halfpenny the lowest. By 2  o'clock in the afternoon one.-wi  be able to buy forty for a penny  just to ..clear. Meanwhile children  ore dancing about, eating them as  one iwould bananas in England,  munching them as if they were  large pears, aud in a. way..that  would have brought bewilderment  to thc mind of Sairey Gamp, who  so dearly loved a "cow-cumber."  Scarcely less in evidence than the  luscious green of cucumbers i.s the  reposing yellow and scarlet of the  tomatoes���������������������������golden apples they ca!  them. These also must be dispos  ed of; they go for a penny a pound  lingiiam.  will relieve a man of catarrh;"  Doctor (examining, patient, whose  knowledge of pharmacopoeia is limited)��������������������������� "Do yon ever have spasms of  breathlessness, my man?" Patient  ���������������������������"No, doctor, I never have anything but cud-liver oil."  What it may come to.���������������������������Liife.  LiniKiy Johnson, an ophthalmic  surgeon in London, has employed  Lhe ophthalmoscope, upon 400 animals, including lions, tigers, reptiles, cats and birds. Assisted by  an artist, he has-made��������������������������� over 1,000  diawings of animals' eye.", in addition to a large number of photographs.  Recently Mr. Johnson examined  the eyes of every animal in thc zoo  except the giraffe, and he declares  that he could furnish spectacles for  all which have defective sight. A  raven'which--was operated upon for  cataract has actually been provided with spectacles, which are fitted  to the eyes by means of a kind of  hood. The improvement in its sight  'was obvious.  The examination of so many animals was not accomplished without  many interesting and dangerous experiences. A puma which had been  taught to box by its owner was one  of the patients. A pair of gloves  had been placed on its paws to prevent its using its claws, and when  Mr. Johnson stooped down' the puma hit out vigorously with its right.  Only once did ho use chloroform.  This was in the case of a tiger cat,  which was valued at $300, and unfortunately the anim*-. died under  the anaesthetic  "W  (M ,/  _  V  ft  *  \fr \fr \__ _U _>\4- ______ _t__J____,  /'  i  || FOREIGN RECIPES.  r^| French Salad-Dressing.���������������������������The best  &3i.''".' *o prepare French dressing is  serves and a pinch of salt. Bake in  oven about forty minute3, stirring  frequently. Serve warm with cream  and sugar, or cold with whipped  cream.  Queen Pudding.���������������������������Beat well together the yolks of four eggs and  one teacupful of sugar, add one  quart fresh milk, one pint breadcrumbs, with a piece of butter the  size of an egg; bake one-half hour;  j when done spread top with jelly and  I  ] ,J#o take a clean vinegar or wine Lot-; then a frosting of the whites of egg  '">-    '      41.    Willi   n   it___   -_.!.-       Tn.n  fill,  nut    i      . _ -..    __���������������������������_._.   _..-    *..._.   -i      R  _  ik  tic with a good cork. Into this put  two tumblcrfuls of best salad oil,  jig' one-half cupful of vinegar, heap-  ^ ' ipg teaspoonful .of salt, and salt  upoonful of cayenne. Then shake  till thc whole is mixed and forms  an emulsion. It is most easily done  hy clasping each end of bottle with  fche hands and shaking sideways rather than up and down  beaten with five spoonfuls of sugar  and a little flavor; put in oven to  brown.  FISH.  Creamed Codfish.���������������������������Take one-half  cup of finely picked codfish, one  pint cold water, one tablespoon  (lour,  one    tablespoon    of butter,  fit  7-  t  f  Spanish Tamale.���������������������������-The following one-fourth teaspoon pepper, and  ingredients arc for two dozen ta-jone cup of milk. Add thc cold wa-  males: Three dozen ears of corn, tey to the fish, put on the stove,  one chicken, two dozen chilli pep- and bring to boiling point. Make  pcrs, one quart of olives, two a white sauce of butter, (lour, pep-  pounds of raisins, two cupfuls of per, and milk, and when boiling  good fresh lard, and salt lo    sea- add Lhe fish.   Cook together sever  son. Scrape the corn from thc cob,  mix with the chicken minced moderately fine, and then add the other  ingredients. Divide in two dozen  small portions, and tie up in thc  husks. Steam or boil until thoroughly done. This is a genuine  Spanish made tamale.  Spanish Chocolate Cake. ���������������������������' Dissolve on back of the stove one-half  cupful of grated unsweetened chocolate, one-quarter cupful of granulated sugar, and two tablespoonfuls of milk. Beat to a cream one-  third cupful of butter and one cupful of powdered sugar, add two  eggs, ��������������������������� one at a time, beating well,  _.and one-half teaspoonful of vanilla.  Next add the dissolved mixture and  beat thoroughly, now add gradual-  al minutes. Serve on .slices of  toast.  Creamy Sauce.���������������������������Put an egg into,a  bowl and while beating gradually  add three-quarter cupful of sugar.  Beat until light. Mix a teaspoonful of cornstarch with a little cold  water in a cup and fill the.cup with  boiling water. Pour the contents  of clip over the' egg and sugar, beating constantly. Let it come to a  boil, add a small piece of butter,  and flavor with the juice and rind  of a lemon. . Delicious over sponge  or spice cake dessert.  Boiled White Fish.���������������������������Take four or  three and one-half pounds of pike  or*white fish, clean and wash; take  one and one-half quarts of water,  put   in   granite   stew   pan " largo  ly one-quarter cupful of milk, one _ enough so that the'fish can lay nice-  cupful of flour, and a teaspoonful j ly in a coil; put in one tablespoon-  of baking powder, the latter mixed [ful of mixed spices, half spoonful  with thc flour and added last. Bako ol salt, half wine glass of white wine  in an oblong shell about threc-quar-1 vinegar; boil fish in this until the  ters of an inch thick. Place an eyes of fish turn, "say about seven  ounce of unsweetened chocolate in or eight minutes; .take fish out  a small teacup and stand this in a carefully, place on large platter,  pan containing boiling water to ��������������������������� and garnish with parsley and sliced  melt it. Boil together until it forms lemon.- Sauce: Place about four  a soft ball when dropped in cold ounces of fresh butter in stew pan,  -.Valer, one cupful    of    granulated   get good andthot.  but,not brown;  ���������������������������    eugar,  and five tablespoonfuls- of  ,. _ milk.    Take from fire, add'vanilla  and beat until white, yet soft and  creamy,  spread'   smoothly ��������������������������� on the  cake while the cake is.warm, then  " coat immediately, with the melted  - chocolate.    Cut in squares.  .     DESSERTS. ���������������������������  Cream Scones.���������������������������Take two cup-  - fuls of flour, four tcaspoonfuls of  baking powder, two tablespoonfuls  of sugar, four tablespoonfuls of  butter, one-third cupful of milk or  cream. Mix and sift dry materials  (flour, baking powder, sugar, and  salt). Cut in tlie butter with a  knife; add thc: eggs, well beaten,  and milk.' Put on a floured board  and roll to three-fourths of an inch  iji thickness. - Cut in squares. Brush  whites of egg on    them and then  ." sprinkle with sugar. Bake in a hot  oven over fifteen minutes. You will  find that these arc quite dainty and  delicious.  Graham Tea   Cake���������������������������One   cupful  of   granulated   sugar, one   table-  pour over fish and serve hot.  licious.  -THE LAUNDRY.  De-  Tomato Sauce.���������������������������Place in an enamel kettle six tomatoes, or half a  can, one stock celery, one-half' of  small onion, four sweet green peppers, two sprigs of parsley,' one bay  leaf, six cloves, one cupful of stock  or water. Simmer twenty minutes,  press through a coarse itraincr, add  one tablespoonful of lemon juico,  one teaspoonful of sugar, one-half  teaspoonful of salt.    Serve cold.  Soyer-Sauce.���������������������������Bruise one ounce  of green ginger root and three long  red peppers, add a tablespoonful  of grated horseradish,-cover with a  pint of boiling vinegar and let  stand for two days. Strain over  three tablespoonfuls of ground mustard, one tablespoonful of salt and  one teaspoon cf curry powder. Bottle and shake  until  well blended.  CnEESE.  Cheese Crusts.��������������������������� Roll flat the  scraps or crust left after baking  pics, cut in small squares, and covor  with grated cheese. Bake in a hot  oven. This is an excellent way to  use the extra bits of pic crust.  Serving Cheese.���������������������������Reduce Waukesha or cream cheese to a paste and  season highly with Worcestershire  sauce, salt, chives, or onion juice,  and red pepper. Then take large  outside celery stalks, cut into finger  lengths, and fill hollows of same  with thc cheese paste. This makes  n convenient way Lo serve cheese  with salads.  Cheese Balls.���������������������������Mix one-half cupful of grated Canadian .and il.quo-  fort cheese and breadcrumbs, one-  half teaspoonful of Worcester-hire  sauce, and one egg. Roll into balls,  clip in beaten egg, then in breadcrumbs which have been saltc . and  slightly peppered, and fry in deep  fa. before serving. Serve with s_  lad as a'garnish for veal or a cheese  course with toasted crackers and  ccfJee. A dash of cayenne may be  used if the balls are desired pop-  pcry.'  THE SWIFTEST RUNNERS.  X    SAFETY FOR CHILDRCN.      J  4- .     4  t     Mothers should never give  X their  little  ones  a  medicine  4- that they do not know to be 4-  + absolutely safe and harmless. J  T The so-called soothing medi- ^  1 cincs contain - opiates that '+���������������������������  -f sfcupify the child without.cur- "  + ing its ailments. . An over  ^ dose of these-medicines' may  4. kill the child. Baby's Own  T Tablets is the" only, child's  + medicine "that gives thc mo-  ��������������������������� ther the guarantee of a gov- +  T eminent analvst that it con- *f  these together and add one cupful  of sour milk, one teaspoonful of soda, one teaspoonful of cinnamon,  one cupful of chopped raisins (these  may be omitted), two cupfuls of  graham flour. Drop with teaspoon  on buttered pans and bake.  Jelly Tea Biscuits.���������������������������Make an ordinary baking powder buscuit  dough, rolling .it into sheets about  one-fourth inch in thickness. Place  a small piece of butter and a small  portion of grapo jelly on lop of one-  half the buscuits, place them in  pans for baking, and place thc other  layers on top. Thc buscuits will  readily break open and arc delicious.  Riccd Strawberries.���������������������������Pour two  cupfuls of milk over a half a cupful  of rice in a greased baking dish,  add a half cupful of strawberry prc-  Ink Spots.���������������������������To remove ink spots  from - table linen and white' goods  place the stained- article over a-  stcaming kettle of water," afc the  same time squeezing the juice of a  lemon on the spot. It will instantly remove the stain, but be sure thc  water is steaming." This has been  tried successfully upon one colored  garment without-injuring thc .color.  Shoulder Help.���������������������������Some women  do - not know thc laundryman's  trick of ironing the shoulders of a  shirtwaist over the small end of the  ironing board, hanging the waist on  with end of board projecting into  the sleeve. .       ���������������������������    -  To Iron ' Napkins.���������������������������Wring every  third napkin out of hot water; lay  flat, one wet, two dry, one wet, etc., j  until all arc used.   Roll tightly and THE ROUNDED   TABLE-KNIFE,  in a short time along with the hem,  ^ lams no poisonous opiate or T  ��������������������������� harmful drug. '_ The Tablets +  j cure constipation, ihdiges- +  ������������������ tion, wind colic, diarrhoea, T  ���������������������������f destroy worms, break up +  + colds, and make teething ���������������������������  1 easy. Sold by all medicine I  ���������������������������f dealers or by mail at 25 cents *  ��������������������������� a box from The Dr. Williams' ������������������  I Medicine Co., Brockville, ������������������  J Ont. _ -f  V>++-K+.-4 f _-.-.���������������������������+ <M-+<M.+++  ������������������������������������������������������: * =���������������������������  first on the  right then the wrong  side, lastly on tho right side again,  ������������������pmifid__aUMltei^  b-. perfectly dry and have a beautiful gloss.  Washing Blankets.���������������������������Cut one bar  of good soap into small pieces and  boil in two quarts of water until  dissolved. Then add half pound  powdered borax. Put mixture into half tubful cold water and let  blankets soak two hours. Rinse in  six- or-scven- waters���������������������������until -water- is  clear. Hang up without wringing.  This will wash one pair.  SAUCES.  Mint Sauce���������������������������One cupful of cider  vinegar, two cupfuls of brown sugar ; buy 5 cents worth of fresh mint  leaves; wash clean and chop up;  boil all together for fifteen minutes;  then strain and bottle for use. This  is good and will keep for years.  Until    the    seventeenth century  knife-blades had pointed  ends,  as  _c a n .b Q- r c a d i 1 y_u nd.erg Io pd_ w he n_ th e.  knife of those clays was used i'or  hunting and table purposes indiscriminately. The rounded end was  introduced from France in a curious way. It happened that Cardinal Richelieu was compelled to entertain at his table a certain Chancellor Scquier���������������������������a vulgar and unmannerly man, who, at the close of  Mexican Runner Ran HO Miles i������������������  Sixteen Hours.  In Mexico, in the little mountain  town of Bocoyna, in the state of  Chihuahua, there is a tribe of Indians whose physical endurance and  long-distance running are phenomenal. Their powers havo been  brought to light by the construction of a railroad in the neighborhood.  Although pedestrians of other  climes and those inured to the science of long-distance running can  seldom stay more than ten miles,  the Tarahumaras think nothing of  jaunts of one hundred to twodiun-  dred miles, and these distances, too,  at a gait lhat seems incredible.  Thc favorite course is from Bocoyna lo the town- of Miniaca and  return, a distance of ono hundred  and ten miles..in all, and over a trail  exceedingly rough in places.  At a race not long ago a purse of  one hundred dollars was made up  to be awarded to thc winner. Great  interest was manifested in .the race,  for the sum offered is a considerable  fortune to the members of the tribe.  A council was immediately held by  the chiefs, and two of fche fastest  runners were selected to contest for  the prize.  When all was ready the runners  set out from Bocoyan, first at a slow  swinging gait. As they went along  they warmed to their work, ancl the  pace was quickened. To thc surprise of everybody, tho winner mad.  the full distance in sixteen hours.  Each year thc Tarahumaras hold  a'big race meet at the town of Siso-  quichc, usually in the month of November. The race-track takes in a  big sweep 'of country, and is eight  miles in circumference, the total  distance being one hundred and  forty miles. Ori the last occasion  of this meet the winner came homo  in thirty hours, and.three others  were close up.  What was still more wonderful  was the fact that each runner was  handicapped by having to kick a  wooden ball along thc ground in  front of. him for the entire-journey,  and was"disqualified if he touched  it with his hands.        . -  Prior to the construction of thc  railroad, it was nothing for a Tara-  humara to leave Bocoyna for Chihuahua, a-distance of one hundred  and thirty-five, miles by way of. the  most direct .trail over the mountains, one morning and~return thc  next morning. It is hard to believe  that this two hundred and seventy  miles could be covered by a human, being afoot in twenty-four  hours, but it has been done lime  and again by" the Indians.  They seem to be possessed of  greater lung capacity- than any  other known  race of people.  They cat very little before making those long journeys.  As to their method of progress, it  is peculiar, and adapted lo long-distance jaunts. They move along in  a sort of    lope,  or    swaying trot.  REBUILDING THE  WHOLE BOD?  Tliat is the Constant Business  of the Blood.  And Tliat is Why a Blood Making  Tonic Will Make the Body  Well and Keep it So.  Pure, red blood is the vital principal of life, for upon it the tissue.,  of the body live.   It goes practical J  ly to every part of the body, car-j  rying nourishment and oxygen, talc-!  ing up the wastes and so changiag  them that Ihey can be cast out of.  the body.   As our every act result  in the breaking down of some - of'  thc tissues - and the   formation of  waste materials,  the body is in  a  constant    state    of    change.        To  maintain health,  strength ancl life  the blood must be pure in order to,  replace  these  tissues  with,plenty,  ci  fresh" nourishment and  rid  the  body of its waste material.  Men  and  women    who    arc  run  down will find Dr.  Williams' Pink  Pills the best tonic for their condition  because    these    Pills are a  certain  blood-builder and purifier.  They enable the blood to meet the.  unusual demands of thc body and  give perfect health.    We offer the  case of Mrs. John Harman, of Wetland, Ont., as a proof of-the great  power of.Dr.  Williams'  Pink Pills  over diseases. Mrs. Harman says:���������������������������'  "For several years I lived a life of  pain and misery, and even-now as  I recall that illness it seems awful'  to contemplate.   Thc trouble began  with weakness and loss of appetite.'.  This was followed by headaches and.  emaciation." At times I had violent  palpation of the heart and shortness of breath, finally I was completely prostrated.    I was so haggard that my  friends hardly knesv';  mo,' and.I often    thought" my last  hour - had    come.      My sufferings  would follow me into thc region of;  dreams, with "such distinctness that .  often times 1-would awaken shiver-'  ing and    shaking    wilh  sobs,  and   ���������������������������  scarcely able to realize that I had  been but dreaming. . The best   ef-;  forts of -three doctors afc different  .times  failed  to. help'me.'   Then- I  was urged to trv ]_>r. Williams' Pink  Pills.    Within' one month I felt     _  distinct   improvement, - and    after  using eleven boxes 1 was again   in:  the  full  possession   of  health   and!  strength.    Several years have now.  elapsed since this illness and as [���������������������������  have constantly enjoyed the best of '-  health- I am    warranted    in saying  that the cure is permanent."  which docs not seem  Lo be in  the  least tiring.  Some time ago a    Mexican commander arrived afc Bocoyna. He had  with  hini  an    important    despatch  .which���������������������������he-desircd-to���������������������������send���������������������������at th.  earliest possible moment to the war  department. The nearest telegraph point was Chihuahua. >Je  entrusted the message fo a Tarahu-  mara runner, and it was delivered  to the federal telegraph operator in  exactly nine hours. The runner was  back in Bocoyna in twelve hours.  Then he had a sleep of throe hours  Iho meal; proceeded Lo use his knife  and was sent with another me������������������agc  as" a toothpick."   This vulgar act so"  ... "the mililary-comnian'dor" at P.u--'  Dr.   Williams'   Pink-  Pills  should  be used in all diseases caused by  thin, watery or impure blood, such  as anaemia," rheumatism, stomach  trouble, thc after effects of la-  grippe and fevers, neuralgia, headaches and' the various ailments  common to women and growing  girls. ' These Pills are sold by all  medicine, dealers or sent by mail  at 50 cents a box or six boxes for  $?.50 by The Dr. Williams' Mcdi-  ei n"C=GoT7=B"i c _ 1.. i 11 ey^O n tr~~    :  IIAI  Mrr/KERS.  upset lhc Cardinal that he ordered  thc end of every knife in his possession to be rounded, and so great  was Richelieu's influence that Lhe  fashion was soon adopted all over  the country. This is thc vulgar, but  nevertheless interesting,- origin of  the rounded knife of to-day.  Muslin   is   being     manufactured  from the fibre of thc banana-tree.  A cow or heifer wilh a nice, largo  well-developed udder with four  good-sized leafs placed squarely upon same, seems like a source of  pleasure, provided they are easy,  milkers, but the samcsoi _'of a" cow"  or heifer being termed as a hard  milker is :is a rule a cause of annoyance, especially lo these who do  none the worse for  Lhe milking.  rat,  two hundred miles distant.  Jt  took  liim   three  days  to  make  the  round trip.    When he rciurncd he  was seeming  (he trip.  The Tarahumaras have learned  none of Lhc vices of lhc while man.  This may be the secret of their endurance. They arc strictly temperate, and tobacco is unknown Lo  them.  MAGISTRATE SPEAKS FOR ZAM-BUK  Magistrate Terry, ,( Gold fields, B.C., believes in making a  rood thiug known.    Writing of. Zam-Buk, the great-..household  balm, he says :���������������������������"After a very fair trial" I have proved Zam-Buk1  eminently satisfactory.    In my case it-cured a skin rash of five  year, standing which no doctor had been able to do any good;  for.    I would certainly encourage any person to kcej.Zam.Buk/.  in his home." The magistrate is quite right.   Every home needs  Zam-BukI    Unequalled for cuts, burns, bruises, eczema, blood  poisoning and nil skin diseases.   All stores and druggists sell it at  50 cents a box.   Sure cure for piles,  DON'T HECLECT THAT SORE!  A Chicago man has just died from blood poisor'.-  ing arising from neglect of a small sore. Don't  neglect a cut, a patch of eczema, or an open sore  of any kind. The air is full of poison germs,  waiting to start up their.evil results in neglected  sores, wounds, etc. In Zam-Euk is safety. Zam-  Buk is so highly antiseptic that applied to any  skindiseasc or injury it makes blood poisoning impossible. In using Zam-Buk you have three  processes going on at once for Zam-Buk is healing  soothing and antiseptic.    Try  it   without   delay.  A GENUINE  OFFER.  TEST ZAM-BUK AT OUB EXPENSE.  We appreciate the position taken by the man or woman wha  says :���������������������������" If your preparation-is what you claim, you chould  have no objection ta letting us try it before spending our m������������������ney  on it." To every person taking thu view we lay, send one cent  stamp (to pay return postage) and name and date of thie paper  to Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, end we will mail you a free trial box  of Zam-Buk. Zam-Buk ii purely herbal, suitable for tha deltea ta  skin of little children, yet powerful enough to hcei chronic lores  of long years' standing. All druggists aud stores, 50c. per box,  3 for .1.35.  Owing lo the fact lhat a cow or  heifer is a nice easy milker Ihey  aro usually milked out clean at each  milking. In this way thoy arc enabled to keep up their regular Ilow  of milk, while on the other hand if  they be bard milkers thc milker becomes discouraged and impatient,  and fails to draw out. the natural  quantity. Thc cow or heifer will  then soon show the effect of this  by drying up on her milk. Tn this  way many a valuable cow has become practically worthless as a milk  producer.  Hard milking in cows or heifers  can be positively overcome in a  short period, of time and in a very  economical way (not by the uso of  the milking tube) but by the uso 0!  the teat plug.  The teat should be washed witfc  an antiseptic solution, the tea.  plug should be dipped in a liko solution, and in a little ointment and  passed into the point of the teat;  being self-retaining it should bo  permitted to remain in the teat  from one milking lo another, in this  manner hard milking can bo made  a thing of thc past. ��������������������������� Dr. D.ivM  .Fioberts.  ���������������������������-'���������������������������)!  ' J THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, January 6, 1910  ���������������������������*  Thanks to all for  your patronage and  support in the past.  During 1910 we  will be able to look  after your wants in  shelf and heavy  hardware, Stoves,  Tin and Granite-  ware, Wire Fencing  Roofing Material  better than ever.  All classes of tin,  copper and sheet  metal work done  to order.  We supply and  install Hot Air and  Hot Water Heating  systems. Gasoline  Engine pumping  plants and wood-  sawing outfits.  A. Fulton  Hardware, Tin __  Plumbing  Establishment.     Enderby  ENDERBY PRESS  Published every   Thursday at  Enderby, B.C. at  ?2 per year, by the Walker Preas.  Advertising: Rates; Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising, $1 nn inoh per month.  L*K'.. Notices: 10c a lino first insertion; 6c a line  each subsequent insertion.  Rending' Notices and Locals: 10c a line.  JANUARY 6, 1910  ENDERBY SCHOLARS PASS  Enderby had four scholars try the  Midwinter examinations, ancl all of  them passed. Six tried at Vernon  and two passed; two tried at Armstrong���������������������������one from North Enderby and  one from Salmon River���������������������������and both  failed. Three hundred and eighty-two  pupils throughout the province took  the examinations and out of this  number 212 were successful���������������������������55 per  cent. Of the 212 who passed, only 24  obtained more than 700 marks out of  a possible 1000. Those who tried at  Enderby and passed were: Sylvia V.  Black, 701; Harold J. Bass, 683; John  D. McMahon, G4S; ancl Henry A.  Teece, G35. Sylvia Black stood higher  than any candidate in Victoria, and  of.i the 148 who passed in Vancouver,  only eight were ahead of her. She  stood fifth highest in the interior of  B. C. This speaks well not only for  the pupils trying the exams, but for  Mr. Simpson, whose untiring efforts  as school master, must have been of  great assistance to the pupils.  dence on all public matters from our  rate payers," but for heavens sake,  ladies and gentlemen, be more brief.  We cannot in fairness give the whole  paper over to one man to air his  views.���������������������������Armstrong Advertiser.  PROGRESSIVE FERNIE  Thc Fernie District Ledger recently  published an illustrated brochure of  very handsome proportions showing  the marvelous growth of Fernie since  the fire. It is a publication that is a  credit to the publishers and the city  from which it comes, and we are  pleased to place it on our shelves  of choice literature and things worth  while.  BONNIE  BRIAR  BUSH  KEREMEOS PAPER QUITS  I  Norsemen's  Supplies  You furnish the horse flesh and I  will do the rest. In addition.to my  buggies, cutters and sleighs, my  blacksmith shop ancl wagon works, I  have placed in stock a complete outfit of single and double harness, lap  robes, blankets, brushes, curry combs  and horsemen's supplies. Everything  new, and the best. Call and inspect.  _I__.beliPv.e^J-icaji__-save_=m_n(_y_-_.for_=vo.u._.  It has been decided to discontinue  the publication of the Keremeos,Chronicle, owing to the slow growth of  that section. The last issue will be  the last,"unless," the editor says, "it  should be found advisable at some  future time to resume the issue."  We regret to lose the Chronicle from  our exchange list. Editor Brown has  always given a bright, interesting  weekly, and Keremeos will miss its  newspaper.  ..COOK COOKED  The University of Copenhagen, to  which Dr. Cook submitted his records  has returned a verdict that he. fails  to show any proof of his having  reached thc North Pole as he claims,  and now the world���������������������������or that part of  it which claims to be interested in  the matter���������������������������is endeavoring to reach  a verdict as to Cook's sanity. Soixre  who know him claim he is insane;  others that he is a stupendous faker.  This homely, simple-hearted story  of "Auld Scotland," which appears  in K. of-P. Hall to-morrow (Friday)  night, Jan. 7th, is interpreted by a  company which is fully up to the  high standard set in the past by Mr.  C. P. Walker's productions in the  lyceum course. An entirely new  scenic production consisting of four  elaborate settings is carried. A Scottish quartette, Scottish dancers, and  the inimitable bag pipers afford no  end of pleasure. The Bonnie Briar  Bush was written by a clergyman and  has received the endorsation of prom-  country, who have one and all acknowledged it to be a great moral  inent clergymen throughout the  lesson. It is a play that is dear to  the hearts of the Canadian people.  VERNON CURLERS  BUSY  Vernon curlers, have been playing  for a month, and are in good trim  for the bonspeil. There are eleven  rinks and five games for each rink  have been played for the Henderson  cup. K. O. McDonald's rink leads in  the score, it not having lost a game.  .1 _^������������������ _���������������������������_���������������������������_���������������������������  _.__ -"T^'*J*'*'J"TtT'-'*i 1  WHY  ent?  ay  When you can  build a home to  Suit Yourself  RAISED   TO   SECOND   CLASS  Wm. H. Hutchison  Word was received last week by T.  J. Cummiskey, secretary of the Board  of School Trustees, that Vernon having shown an average school attendance of over 300 last year���������������������������the exact  figures were 311.49���������������������������has been raised  from a third to a second class school  district. This will entail an increase  in the number of trustees to five instead of three as heretofore.���������������������������Vernon  'News.  ENDERBY  I will cut stcncuoocl in j length  with stein, saw at *1 00 per cord  H   & cj ell   Endcrb.  EDITOR  WOLFENDEN PRAYS  Owing to .the    unusual   amount of  _n.T__n..nd_nr._   this   wenk   t.l.r.   TCr.it._-  1 is to shut up and f,ne place to out  bide  wiituis    We   \e)comc conespon  ���������������������������     ���������������������������  Seasoned  Lumber  ! Always on Hand  -also-a-f-uIUine-of-building-ma--  terial. Estimates cheerfully  furnished.  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  Limited  Enderby B. C.  Clean-up  of  Remnants  Before proceeding to take stock we desire  to clean up a lot of remnants. In almost  every department we find from time to  time a remnant of this or a remnant of  that. These have been gathered together,  and we are going to get rid of them before  we take stock. Good as they are, it will  pay us better to let them go at any price  than to carry them into the new year. All  the world loves a bargain. Such bargains  as these should not be overlooked.  In Dress Goods, Flannelettei, Woolens,  Hats and Caps, Undergarments, Furs,  ���������������������������many things just what you need at this  season���������������������������can be purchased at Remnant  Prices.   Take advantage of the opportunity  It will not last  long  Ask to see our Remnant Table. Examine  the goods and satisfy yourself that what  we tell you is a bargain IS A BARGAIN.  *  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Leaders in General Merchandise and Supplies -  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits,  $699,969.88  Honorary President, R . Hon. LORD STRATHCONj_ MOUNT ROYAL, G. C. M. O.  President, Hon.   SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND, K. C. M. G.  Vice- President and Ganaral Maiiaga r,   SIR EDWARD OLOUSTON, Bart.  Head Office, Montreal. London Offiee, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.  A General Banking Business Trans acted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ^^s^<-_.'���������������������������__*  Branches in Oknnagan District: Endwrby, Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland  G   A   HJ_>DERSON. Ea.,, Mm.**.. Vernon A. E. TAYLOR, Mnnnirer. End������������������*������������������r  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, SLJMURPHY Enderby  AMES MOWAT  Scene in The Bonnie Briar Bush, that sweet Scottish play  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Insurance policy In the Rcral Iniuranee Oo.  e_ Liverpool, Eng,, ia a valuable Meet. A plain,  ���������������������������tralrhtfor w ard contra* t, leaving no room fet  doubt m to its value.  The Liverpool   .London & Globe In������������������. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Assurance Co,  Royal Inaur .nee Coof Liverpool (Ufa dept)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee A  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK, BNDERBY  *������������������.)  *_  /_  f  ���������������������������f_  ������������������Q ./.'*>L.'_'_._r_cv>_.*M_:������������������A_wr*_j  ..'*'������������������____';_���������������������������_.*.?_!_������������������. utrmf.  t~j.***.-_.. i_L-.������������������t..������������������*f-������������������n_^  .3  11  K  i -  1  .���������������������������������������������  I  11  t  Thursday, January 6, 1910  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  CITY OF-BNDERBY  NOTICE  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  to the Electors of the Municipality  of the City of Enderby that I require  the presence of the said Electors at  the City Office, Enderby, B. 0., on  Monday, the Tenth day of January,  1910, at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing persons to represent  them in the Municipal Council as  Mayor and Aldermen.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall be as follows: The candidates shall be nominated in writing;  the writing shall be subscribed by  two voters of the Municipality as  proposer and seconder, and* shall be  delivered to the Returning Officer at  any time between the date of this  notice and 2 p. m. of the day of  nomination. In the event of a poll  being necessary, such poll shall be  opened on Thursday, the Thirteenth  day of January, 1910, at the City  Office, Enderby ,of which every person is hereby required to take notice  and govern himself accordingly.  The qualifications for.a person to  be. nominated and elected as Mayor  are: That such person' is a male  British subject of the full age of  twenty-one years; is not disqualified  under any law, and has been for the  six months next preceding the day'of  nomination the registered owner, in  the Land Registry Office, of "land or  real property in the city of the assessed value, on the last municipal  assessment roll, of one thousand dollars, or more, over and above any  registered judgment or charge, and  who is otherwise duly qualified as a  municipal voter.  The qualifications for a-person to  be nominated and elected as an Alderman are: That such person, is a  male British subject of'-the full age  of' twenty-one years, is not disqualified under any law, and has been for  six months next preceding the day of  nomination the registered owner,- in  the Land Registry Office of land or  real property in the city .of assessed  value on the last municipal assess-"  ment roll, of five hundred dollars, or  more, over and above any registered  judgment or charge, and who is  otherwise duly qualified as a municipal voter.  .Given under my hand at Enderby,  B'. C, this 30th day of December, 1909  i *     GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  Returning Officer.,  VARIETIES    FOR    DISTRIBUTION  The Central Experimental Farm,  Ottawa, has secured the following  varieties of- seed grain and potatoes  for free distribution, one sample to  each applicant:  Oats���������������������������Banner, Abundance, Danish  Island, Wide-Awake, White Giant,  Thousand Dollar, Improved Ligowo;  all white varieties.  Wheat���������������������������Red varieties: Red Fife  (beardless), Marquis, Stanley and  Chelsea (early beardless), Preston,  Huron and Pringle's Champlain (early bearded). White varieties: White  Fife (beardless), Bobs (early beardless).. ���������������������������        ���������������������������..._. .. .  Barley���������������������������-Six-rowed: Mensury, Odessa, and Mansfield. ..-Two-rowed: Invincible, Standwell and Canadian Thorpe  Field Peas���������������������������Arthur and Golden Vine  Indian Corn (for ensilage)���������������������������Early  sorts: Angel of Midnight, Compton's  Early, and Longfellow. Later varieties: Selected Learning, Early Mastodon and White'Cap Yellow Dent.  Potatoes���������������������������Early varieties: Rochester Rose and Irish Cobbler. Medium  to late varieties: Gold Coin, Carman No. 1 and Money Maker. The  later varieties are, as a rule, more  productive than the earlier kinds.  tb   A.   Bryan   Williams,   Provincial  Game Warden, Vancouver, who, after  inspection will   issue   the certificate  on which the bounty will be paid.  Obediently yours,        L. NORRIS,  Government Agent.  HOW  CONSUMPTION  SPREADS  The following   news item is taken  from an eastern paper:  "Agnes Dewsbury, thirty years of  age, died of tuberculosis in Toronto.  She had been housemaid for a family  in Rosedale but some months before  her death had to give up the arduous  work and seek lighter employment in  a Toronto departmental store."  i Don't you think it would be a wise  precaution to have the next parcel of  goods you receive from an eastern  departmental store disinfected before  you take it into the house?  ****************************************  :DONT MISS IT!:  ������������������ *  * *  :   The Bonnie Briar Bush    :  * *  ���������������������������This Purest of Scotch Plays by Ian MacLaren (the Rev. ���������������������������  * John Watson, D. D.) will be played in I  :K. P. Hall, Enderby, Jan. 7th, 1910':  .A*************************************  SMALL DEBTS COURT  In the small debts court on Friday  last, before Stipendiary Magistrate  Rosoman, Peter Mack sued Wm. Gracie- for the sum of $50.00, claimed to  be balance due in respect of a contract under which plaintiff had built  two barns for defendant. W. Allan  Dobson, manager of the Okanagan  Mercantile Agency, appeared on behalf of plaintiff, and W. E. Banton,  barrister,- for defendant. The case  was a hotly-contested one, the defendant alleging that the. contract  had not been completed, the hay-fork  tracks never having "been in running  order, while the-plaintiff maintained  that the construction of the tracks  had not formed1 any part of the contract, but had been undertaken as an  "extra".- Eight witnesses were examined, and the case being still unfinished when the court rose, was adjourned till January 15th.  THE PEOPLE'S RINK OPENED  . The open rink on the recreation  grounds will be opened this week. It  is a very large rink, and is lighted by  two arc lights. This is one of the  most practical public-spirited acts ol  beneficence that Enderby has ever experienced, and should be heartily appreciated by all. The^ A: R. Rogers  Company, or the men responsible for  the rink, have gone to-great expense  and labor to give the skaters of Enderby a good winter's sport free and  '. ENDERBY VOTERS' LIST  SCHOOL DISTRICT OF ENDERBY.  '. NOTICE.  PROVINCIAL BOUNTIES  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  to the Electors - of the School Dis:  trict of Enderby, that I require the  presence of the said Electors at the  City Office. Enderby, B. C, on  Monday, the Tenth day of January,  1910, at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing two persons to represent them as Trustees on the "Board  of School Trustees of Enderby, in the  place of Mr. S. Teece and Mr. A. E.  Taylor, whose terms have expired.  (The mode of nomination shall'be as  follows: The candidates shall be nominated in writing; the writing shall  be subscribed by two voters of  the School District as proposer and  seconder, and shall be delivered to  the Returning Officer at any time between the.date of this notice and 2  p. m. of the day of .nomination. In  the ��������������������������� event of a poll being necessary  such poll shall, be opened on .Thursday, the Thirteenth Day of January,  1910, at the City Office, Enderby, of  which every person is hereby required  to take notice and govern himself accordingly.  1==-TheJ=qualifications=for-=a=person-_to.  be nominated and elected as Trustee  are: That such person is a householder in the School, District, and a  British ��������������������������� subject of' the full age of  twenty-one-years, and is otherwise  qualified under "The Public Schools  Act, 1905," and amending Acts to  vote at an -election of School Trustees in the said District,  i Given under my hand at Enderby,  B. C, this 30th day of Dccember,1909  GRAHAM ROSOMAN;  Returning Officer.  Government Agent's Office, Vernon,  B. C, Dec. 17, 1909.  Graham Rosoman, Esq., Enderby:  Dear Sir: In reply to your letter  of the 15th inet., I beg to say that  bounties are paid .as follows: Big-  horned Owls, $2.00; 'Golden Eagles,  $3.00; Coyotes, $3.00; Wolves, $15.00;  Panthers, $15.00.  ��������������������������� Before the bounty can be paid, the  whole skin must be produced to the  Justice of the Peace granting the  certificate and a hole punched in the  left ear not less than one-quarter of  an inch in diameter, or the whole  ���������������������������pelt destroyed. -.All Big-horned Owls  must be produced entire and the  body destroyed. And both legs of all  Golden Eagles on which bounty is  sought to be collected, must be sent  -. The following names appear on the  revised Voter's List for the year 1910:  PROPERTY OWNERS  Arland, John A.  Bailey, Robert  Baird, Andrew M.  Baird, Isabella (Mrs.)  Baird, Jas. E.  Bank of Montreal  representative, A. E. Taylor  Barnes, Fred H.  Bell, George^  Bell, Florence A. (Mrs.)  Bell, Bessie (Mrs.)  Binch, Richlieu H.  Blackburn, Jane (Mrs.)  Blackburn, Richard  Blanchard, Herbert E.  Boggs, Louisa M. (Mrs.)  Bradley, Sarah .J. .(Mrs.)  Brimacombe, Vivian C.  Brundish, Ben].  Buchholz, Albert  Burnett," Peter   .:  Canadian Pacific Railway Co  representative, ,-A. E. Sharpe "  Carefoot, Joseph H.  Carefoot, Richard J.  Cobb, Laura (Miss)  . A complete new production (adapted to any stage), a������������������  * company of TWENTY, including. a Scottish      !  * quartette, Scottish dancers, and oh, I *  almos' forgot, we have SANDY  I. McPHERSON, the Piper '������������������  A*******************'-*****************  ��������������������������� *  i.  '-2.  ���������������������������Z.  4.  5.  ������������������6.  '*7.  ,8.  9.  10.  11.  12.  13.  14.  15.  16.  17.  18.  19.  20'.  21.  * IT APPEARS-THAT IAN M'LAREN'S STORY   OF   THE BONNIE   *  * BRIAR BUSH AS DRAMATISED BY    JAS."   MACARTHUR   WILL  ������������������������������������������������������  * NEVER GROW OLD.   ITS SUCCESS HAS BEEN   AND    IS STILL   *  * PHENOMENAL,   BUT IT NEVERTHELESS IS    NOT A SUCCESS   *  * THAT CANNOT BE ACCOUNTED  FOR.      OF    ALL    THE   GOOD   ���������������������������  * PLAYS THAT HAVE GRACED THE STAGE, THE BONNIE BRIAR *  * BUSH IS ONE OF THE BEST AND PUREST.       IT IS A STORY   *  * OF HUMAN INTEREST  UNFOLDING    A    LIFE'S.   CHAPTER    IN   *  * THE SIMPLE SCOTTISH GLEN, SO TRUE TO NATURE AND LIFE ���������������������������  *���������������������������   AS TO APPEAL WITH IRRESISTIBLE   FORCE .TO   THE AUDI-   ���������������������������  * ENCE.   IT IS  A COMEDY-DRAMA WHICH LIKE GOOD WINE IM- '���������������������������  * PROVES WITH AGE.   IT IS FRAGRANT WITH   THE    HEATHER   *  * OF "BONNIE SCOTLAND," AND IS ENLIVENED WITH POINTED   *  * YET HARMLESS' SCOTTISH WIT. *  *****%********'******������������������������������������������������������<*������������������_.*****���������������������������**���������������������������***.**  -    . - ��������������������������� .  * This,.is one of the sweetest plays ever put upon,the stage.   It has   *  *��������������������������� been proem "ed for , Enderby by Mr.C. P.   Walker,    who   has  already' *  * favored us with the best things ever seen'here'.'-   Seats are on sale,- or *;  * will.be directly after Christmas, at.A..REEVES'   Drug    Store. Get   *  * your seats early, as there is. sure to be a big demand.. *_  ******'******'************"*****'*������������������������������������������������������****���������������������������*'*'���������������������������*  Columbia Flouring MillsCo. Ltd  DISSOLUTION  OF     CO-PARTNERSHIP  NOTICE is hereby given that the  co-partnership heretofore existing between Jas. Evans and E. J. Mack,  under the firm name of Evans &  Mack, Liverymen, is hereby dissolved  by mutual consent, E. J.'Mack having taken over the interest of Jas.  Evans and will continue the business.  AU bills owed by the firm of Evans  & Mack (if any) will be paid by Jas.  Evans, and all accounts owing the  firm must be paid to Jas. Evans on  or before December 31st, 1909.  JAMES EVANS,  E. J. MACK,  Enderby, B. C, Dec. 9th, 1909.  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=youUUbe=madeJ;ol_e.el_a_t_  home, no matter when you  hang up your hat.  H. W. WRIGHT, Proprietor  : Enderby  ;   .  representative, ��������������������������� Julius Young.-  26.   Covey, Wm. A. -  -27.   Dagg, Jas.  28. Dale, Jas.  29. Dobson, Emilie K. L.  (Mrs.)  30. Duncan, M. A. (Mrs.) -  31. English, Jas. C. ".  ���������������������������32.   Evans, Eliza R. (Mrs.)  33. Evans, Jas. E.  34. Evans, Jos. W.  35. Faulkner, Andrew A.  36. Fletcher, E. H.  37. Flewwelling, Hiram F.  38. Folkard, John  39. Forbes, David T.  40. Fortune, Alexander L."  41. Foulds, Alfred  42. Franklin, Frank  43. Fulton, Andrew X  44. Gardom, Basil  45. Gaylord, John B.  46. Gibbs, Mabel R. (Miss)  47. Gibbs, Ronald R.  48. Giberson, Chas.  .49. _J_ iff ord .,_W.._A.  50.   Golightly, Wm. A.  Graham, Wm.  J.lV  Grant, John N.  Gray, Edward G.  Green, Alexander  NICOLA COAL  Orders taken for delivery at Enderby.   Superior domestic coal; econom-  cal, and gives absolute satisfaction.  JAMES MOWAT, Agent.  John S. Johnstone  Contractor and Builder, Enderby  foment Blocks and Exshaw Portland Cement on hand���������������������������the best  on the market All kinds of  cement work and masonry  promptly attended to.  Fred. Hv 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.  100. Nichol, John  101. Paul, Andrew  102.- Peel, Robert. E.  103. Peever,.. John E.  104. Poison, Elizabeth (Mrs.)  105. Pound,. A. J,. (Mrs.)  106. Powers, Geo. L.  107. Renwick, E. J.      "  108. Reeves, Arthur     '<-,  109. Robinson,. Edgar   ��������������������������� : - ���������������������������-  110. Robinson, Georgev ..  ,  111. Robinson, Walter  112. Roeser, F.  113.". Rogers Lumber Co  representative,- A.- D.  , Ltd.  Birrell  City Meat Market  THOS. E. WOODS, Proprietor  Having purchased the butcher  business of R. Blackburn, I solicit a share of your business and  guarantee good service.  Orders by Mail  receive our  prompt attention.  51.  52.  53.  54.  55.  56.  57.  58.  59.  60.  61.  62.  63.  64.  65.  66.  67.  68.  70.  71.  72.  73.  74.  75.  76.  77.  78.  79.  80.  81.  82.  83.  84.  85.  86.  87.  88.  89.  90.  91.  92.  93.  94.  95.  96.  97.  98.  99.  Greyell, Henry J.  ��������������������������� Greyell, Leila (Mrs.)  Greyell, Peter  Gunter, Abram  Hale, Fred;:H.       ���������������������������   - ���������������������������    ���������������������������  Hancock, Wm.  Harvey.^Eva-E.- (Mrs.) .__  Harper, Arthur P. .  Hawkins, Chas, E.  Hendrickson; Emma F. (Mrs.)  Hendrickson, Henry  Heron, Hugh  Howard, Jas.  Hutchison, Wm. H.  Jalland, Elizabeth (Mrs.)  Jaquest, Henry P.  Johnson, Jas. F.  Johnson, Catherine J. (Mrs.)  Johnson, Carl        *���������������������������>  Johnston, Albert E.  Johnstone, John S.  Johnstone, Jane (Mrs.)  Jones, Ira C.  Keith; Harry W.  Kelly, Catherine C. (Mrs.)  Kenny, Noah H.  Lawes, Geo. R.  Lawes, Eva (Mrs.)  Leech-Porter,  John  Mack, Edward J.  Marois, Edmond ,  Marwood, David  Matthews',' Anor L.  Matthews, -Anne (Mrs.)  Metcalfe, ��������������������������� Jas. 0.  Metcalfe, H. W.  Mowat, Jas.  Munro, Geo. L.  Murphy, Patrick H.  Mc Arthur, A. S.  McKinlay, Russell A.  McMahon, Elizabeth (Mrs.)  McMahon, Jas.  McMillan,  John A.  114.. Rosoman, Blanche (Mrs.). .  .  115. -Rosoman, Graham .  116.' Ruttan, John L.  117. Schultz, Augustus   >  118. Secord, Wm. L.  119. Sharpe, Geo. R.  120. Shaughnessy, .Patrick  121. Simpson, Neil  122. Skinner, R. J. (Mrs.)  123. Smedley, Geo. H.  124. Smith, Edward T.  125. Sparrow, Elizabeth (Mrs.)  -  126. Spence, Matson  127. Stoward,  John S.-  128. Sutcliffe, Alfred  129. Swan, Henry  130. Teece, Samuel  131. Waby, Fred.    -  132. Wallace, Wm.  133. Walker, Anna G. (Mrs.)  134. Walker, Henry M.  135. Wheeler, Wm. J..  136. Williams, Guy L.  -137.^-Wilsonr=Jo_n-A    138. Woods, Wm. J.  139. Worthington, Hugh H. h  140. Wright, Henry W.  141. Wright, Matilda (Mrs.)  HOUSEHOLDERS  142. Antilla, August  143. Bailey, Robert N.  144. Best, Richard E.  145. Dugdale, Chas. E.  146. Flack, Walter H.  147. _Gardcn,_Chas. ���������������������������  148. Hooper, John H. ;  149. Johnstone, Robert  150. Lake, Chas. E.  151. Lazenby, Albert J.  152. Lowery, Geo.  153. Martyn, Jas.  154. Pound, Thos.  ���������������������������  155. Scott, Wm. H.  157. Syme, John  158. Turner, Francis T.  159. Wain, John  LICENSE HOLDERS  160. Holtby, Wm. T.  161. Wheeler, Roy E.        *  162. Woods, Thos. .E.  EXTRA-MUNICIPAL     PROPERTY  OWNERS���������������������������entitled to vote for  School Trustees, but not for  Mayor and Aldermen:  163. Aldin, Hudson C.  164. Avery, Chas.  165. Bass, Annie (Mrs.)  166. Blair, A. H.  167. Bradley, Robert E.  168. Bradbury, Thos. K.  169;   Brash, Thos.  170. Bogert, John E.  171. Burnet, Erskine   .  172. Byrnes, Henry  173.- Bowman, Clifford  174; Cameron, B. J.  175. Campbell, Alex  17G. Collin, Francis W.  177. Cooke, Henry  178. Dale, Roger S. --    ��������������������������� ���������������������������  179. Davis, Wm.  180.   Dixon, Thos.  181.. Dunwoodie, Merlin  182. Ellison, Jas..  183. "Elliot, Hezekiah  184. Fraser, Henry  185/ Glen, Andrew  186.' Hazletbn, Chas: ���������������������������  187. Huntley, CD.  188. Jones,/Wm. ,A_   .  -\.  189. . Mowat," Robt.     ....  190. Manson, A. J.  191. Miller, John   >  192. Miller, Alex       "������������������������������������������������������.; .  193. .,Manton,\_.rs.   /'���������������������������-:fi  194. jjMfcKay, John '>���������������������������      k  195.'"Nelson,' Chas. M.  196. Newberry, D. W.  197. Olford, -Bruce'  198. Pye, Abel    .    .  199. Preston, Henry  200. Robertson, W. B.  201. Rice, Sadie (Mrs.)  202. Rosoman, Percy     . . .  203. Stebbing, F.  204. Strickland, Bertha (Mrs.)  205., Stewart, Thos.  206. Tibbetts, O. D.  207. Waby, Herbert E. ,  PROFESSIONAL  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  OAc* hours:   Forenoon, 11 to 12  _  Afternoon, 4 to 5  Evening. 7 to 8  Sunday, by appointment  OAm: Cor. Cliff and Goorge Sts. ENDERBY  P  -  fr|  Wi. 1  Oil  ���������������������������  _.  -_l  :.ib|  w:  -Er-BANTONr  1 Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block, Enderby,B.C.  n  1  (I  ' ni  __j J  ���������������������������fi  Sil  !|  5  THE OKANAGAN MERCANTILE AGENCY.  --���������������������������>.--. .        ENDERBY. B.C. - -_1_ :____  Debt Collection Everywhere on straight commission basis.   Bad debts bought for CASH '���������������������������  W. A. DOBSON. Manager  SECRET SOCIETIES  F. PRINGLE  W.M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 6 p. m. in Oddfellow* Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  V. C. BRIMACOMBE   Secretary   I. 0.0. F.  _     Eureka Lodge. No. SO  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. O.  O. F. ball, 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. CO.  C. E. STRICKLAND. K.R.S.  -   -  .-"���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������ R. J.COLTART. M.F. .  K. of P. Hall la the only hall in Enderby suitable  for public entertainments. For rates, etc, apply  to-     " . B. F. JOHNSTONE. M. E.. Enderby  * For Bale���������������������������Bight-roomed house.^cen-  trally located. $300 handles. this;  balance, 1, 2, and 3 years. ��������������������������� Apply,  Walter Robinson, Box 153.  \H HOAXING ROYAL PEOPLE  (THE JOKER IS NO RllSPJECTOR  OF PERSONS.  The Gci'iaan Emperor and thc Red  Carnal ion���������������������������1-r'js.-.  of   .V. lo.  Was jl-.t;i\cil.  A few.years ago a paragraph 'ap-  ipcare-l in a Berlin, daily stating  ���������������������������that Prinoo Henry, who had jusfc  returned from hi.s . _sit to the  United States, had brought 'home,  ���������������������������as a- present to his brother, a number of plants of a now variety of  crimson carnation. "As everyone  knows,,; the paragraph concluded,  "fche--red carnation is his Imperial  (Majesty's favorite flower."  Oa the day after thc publication  of this news thc Kaiser was duo  at Aix-la-Ghappclle. A member of  the Town Council suggested that  everyone in the town s'hculd wear  0- buttonhole of the Kaiser's favorite flower.  GETTING AT THE KAISER  The suggestion was a. once acted on. Tiie frock-coat members of  the deputation which waited next  morning on the platform each wore*  proudly a buttonhole o������������������ the deepest 'crimson.  The poor fellows could not conceive why the Kaiser's demeanor  ������������������������������������������������������was so freezing. He dismissed them  wit'h a few words, got into his carriage, and drove off.  At the Town Hall was another  deputation, similarly decorated.  Then his Majesty's wrath exploded. "What is thc meaning of this  insult ."' he demanded. Someone  explained, and then oue of the Kaiser's  attendants  took the    mayor  The duke took him at his word,  but, of course, he waa no sooner  inside than he was at once recognized as a sightseer. His silk hat  ���������������������������was instantly spirited away, and  ���������������������������he- was at once surrounkled by a  mob of dealers with notebooks,  shouting fabulous offers' to buy or  ���������������������������sell stock.  Tbe duke had a desperate struggle to reach the front -lu. by, and  when at last he got there, hatless  and breathless, he found that seme  gonial soul had pinned a Ions price-  list to the tails of his coat.  PJtINOE FERDINAND  .FOOLED.  It is not likely that any reigning  sovereign ever got a more un-plca.-  .anfc scare than did Ferdinand of  Bulgaria, some five years ago. His  private, secretary, _ young baron,  was away in Austria on a vacation,  when a. letter arrived for his Royal  master announcing that'he did not  propose to return, -an.1 that ho  would be glad of the sum of 9200,-  000. Otherwise, he wrote, ho would  be compelled to sell a- number of  secret documents which he had  taken away with  him.  Instantly Prince Ferdinand despatched a couple of secret service  envoys in. chase of his missing secretary, whom they ran to ground  'peacefully shooting on his own estate. Further investigation proved  the missive to be nothing but a  hoax.���������������������������London Answers.  - ���������������������������  "Mv aear    sur.  .Majesty chiclly  ago. our own   Kin  de-  he said,  '���������������������������'surely you knew' that tho red carina tion is the emblem of t'he Social  Democrats, and, of all flowers, the  one which his  tests!"  J_.a_V  ye^TTa-  rig",   vjiii   vi it u      iuiiQi  then Prince of Wales, was the ob  jeefc of a stupid hoax. He received  a 1-t_or informing him of his unanimous election as honorary member of the Prin.oton Medical Faculty, and signed by three students.  cWith his invariable courtesy, t'ho  recipient of the letter requested his  private secretary to acknowledge  it. The reply says. "His .Royal  Highness will remember with pride  land satisfaction the mark o'f distinction received at tho hands of  the Princeton Medical Fa'cu'lty."  As a matter of fa-cf, there is not,  -and never was, such an organisation. -  LIBELING PRINCESS LOUISE  .    As impudent a. hoax as ever was  I heard  of  was perpetrated in   1901  'upon a    Belgian paper.    A letter,  purporting to 'be in. the 'handwriting and above    the  signature    of  princess Louise of Coburg, was received by the editor, who very foolishly published it without first assuring himself as to    it  ness.  Tiiis letter gave a- long catalogue i  of tho wrongs of Princes- Louise and  of her sisters, and constituted    a  jnost brutal attack uponhcrfather,  the Tung bTTfuTRclgiaiis.-     "'"  The letter was at once copied by  a. number of other papers, including more lii-nn one in this country.  l\ at n rally, it gave great pain to tho  Princess horse., and thc only won-  jer is that a prosecution for libel  was not the immediate result-  Five years ago a young American  |i .om .n who was  . agiMi  . hat she would propose to the King  .: Denmark.  His late .Majesty was accustomed  .*i devote one morning a week to  he reception oi anyone who dc-  ,ired tu present any kind of pcli-  ion to him and it wa.s on ono of  he. e occasions tliat thc American  i und her wny to the Royal residence'  CAYGIT.'S   BODYGUARD.  genuine-  -\ ing in   .'open-  made a - bet    with a friend  Death of Oomiuico Cappa (he Italian  Sherlock Holmes.  Dominico Cappa. thc Italian  Sherlock Holmes, has just died, almost an octogenarian, leaving most  interesting memoirs of a time which  although relatively near, seems already ancient history. Cappa's  great achievements as a detective  are innumerable. He always refused to carry arms, of -which _ hc  had almost a holy horror, saying,  "My best arms arc these." showing" two formidable hands which,  when they grasped a criminal, wero  like a vise.  The most .important service he  rendered to his country was thc  constant watch which hc kept on  Count Cavour, the groat statesman, until hc died. Cappa says in  his memoirs that in order not to  abandon his charge for a single instant he used to go on for weeks  working IS hours a day, having only  ono meal, late at night.  One of the most characteristic an-  necdotes    in    Cappa'3    memoirs is  connected with the disastrous peace  of  Villafranca  to   which Piedmont  had to submit -when it was imposed  upon by her Napoleon III.       That  day Count Cavour went for hi.s usual "walk along    the ' banks  of thc  Diver Po, followed by thc faithful  Cappa.   Both men were heartbroken (tit the turn of events.   At a certain point Cavour took off his top  hat and  relieved his  feelings    by  crushing it in, afterwards jamming  thc  shapeless  remnants  on  to  his  head.    Cappa confesses  that,   notwithstanding his sadness, hc could  net restrain his sadness,  hc could  the Minister turned, asking severely. "What are you laughing at?*'  " "Tour Excellency, at your hat,"  -an s-w ere-d^Uie^f-righ tcjiod-__pjL>l i co-.  man.    Count Cavour    took off his  hat, thrust his fist into it to restore  it fo some sort of shape, and went  on.    When he reached his door hc  turned and stood for a few moments  as    though    considering    what   hc  would say fo Cappa, then, without  a word, hc held out his hand, which  the  defective  pressed  fo    his lips,  and both.men hurriedly withdrew, to.  hide the tears in their eyes.  IF THEIR WEALTH PA1LED  WHAT     SOME   MILLIONAIRES  MIGHT DO.  It Suddenly Became Poor Most of  Thorn Well Qualified <o Earn  Their r_vi.Bg.  A very interesting- article dealing  with the Ditnnor in which million-  ��������������������������� ires would earn their livin$ appears in London Tit-Bits. The result of thc investigations of the  writer seems to lead him to the  conclusion that they oould all cam  at least affair living. For instance,  Alfred Vanderbilt is an expert  horseman, and if that popular millionaire should ever be in reduced  circumstances he would make an  ideal coachman or bus-driver; and  be might even aspire to succeed the  Lord Mayor's coachman and drive  the great gilded car at the Lord  Mayor's show.  IN" AN OFFICE.  His brother-'George would certainly have no difficulty in earning  his living, if such a desperate  course: were necessary. Not only is  he an expert typewriter and stenographer, but he is a fluent speaker  in no fewer than six languages ���������������������������  French, German. Italian, Greek,  a.nd Sanskrit, as well, of course, as  his native English. Many an office  in the city would jump at him as  foreign correspondence clerk, at  which ho could probably cam several pounds a week.  There are at- least three men who  arc cither    actual    or prospective  millionaires w'ho, if their possessions or expectations were suddenly to vanish into thin air, would,  in all probability, become professionals in the games in which they  are at present distinguished amateurs. The man who can beat Eustace Miles at tennis and racquets,  and give "Punch" Fairs a good  game, could easily 'make his living  as an exponent of one of the most  difficult in existence, and as young  Jay Gould won thc championship  of the world at these games before  hc reached his majority, he would  have little difficulty, at least, ro  m'aking his bread and butter.  CRICKETERS TOO!  clvanfc. He would probably have a  struggle to begin with, as there are  some very knowing men already in  the business, but his wide knowledge of his subject would probably win in the end.  USEFUL AT SEA.  If Sir Thomas Lipton were to  suddenly come dew.'n with a mm it  i* moro than probable that ha  would seek and obtain immediate  employment as steward ou board a  liner, or perhaps on some nobleman's steam yacht. Ho would be a  particularly useful man, for not  only has he all the secrets of catering at his finger-ends, but if anything went wrong with the works  he could give the captain points in  navigation.  Mr. John Jacob Astor is not only  a capable gardener and an orchid-  grower, but he has also invented a  bicy.clo brake and a pneumatic road  improver, so that if he were suddenly deprived of his millions he  could make his living as a mechanic or a gardener. His cousin, William Waldorf Astor, could make  his living as a fi_.c-lan._o journalist. Thc man who buys an evening newspaper and a monthly magazine just for tho pleasure of supervising them, and whose hobby  is writing- articles and stories,  would not starve as long as hc had  ipen, ink and paper and a penny  stamp or two in has locker.  PASSING 0I)1 TIIE TRAPPER.  Even  RETORTS OF GREAT ME_  POSSIBLE TO   CONVEY TRUTH.  WITH CHU RTISHNESS.  and;  Encroaching  in  Lord Rosebery's  son,-too,  Dalrneny,  who  was last year  the Surrey  'What can  T do   for you, ma-  am r  asked  the King.  "Your Majesty, I desired to ask  ou if you would liko to marry  aa]" was the reply.  The  King merely smiled.  "I am afraid I am a little too  Id," he said. And at the same  toment hc beckoned to one of tho  flicials to conduct the lady to the  oor. Ifc had put her'down as a  armless lunatic.  THE DUKE'S DILEMMA.  A joke of rather a rough order  as played upon thc first cousin of  ie Emperor of Austria, the A rebuke Sa.lvator. Two or three years  ���������������������������j;o the duke, who  ���������������������������availing, was in .  is very fond of  Paris.    He   was  losing the Pourst1, when his corn-  young    French  that    he    n  inside.  i ! ir        _ pni'fli!    i ii   ' '    '!  arky  suggested  .lint,  <e to loo  "If yon   v. .ii  id. "no ono wil  ill take you  fur  light  straight in,"  noti(,o you. T  a sfco_...bro!;:;  !io  EASY ADVICE.  P.e genial; but don't be too geni-  [.  Bad habits are._ always stronger  than good resolutions.  Don't put your friend in a position where he must deny your request.  Swimming is not the only exercise  in which one must keep the mouth  shut.  If you want to please a man, get  through talking so that hc can begin.  Thc owls are always holding conventions, and resolving that the  eagles fly too high.  If you havs a strong point in your  character, dou't make it a weakness by admiring it too much.  If you like your work, you will  improve it, even though you may  never become a genius or a top-  no ichor.  Most business men have troubles  their own ; if vou want to unload  oi  yours,  up the  write  them  out,  then   tear  letter.  LOTS !  There arc lot. of people  About the  town  Who act so  uppish,  They should be called  down.  Lord  captain of the Surrey    Cricket Club,  could make- his  living and  follow  his hobby at the same time by becoming a cricket professional, and  the same remark applies to Mr. Abo  Bailey, the   millionaire   patron of  South African cricket, wlio knows  as much o'f the game as most men.  The    Hon.    Walter   Rothschild,  though hc comes of an astute family,    might     presumably,    in   this  changeable   world, bo   reduced to  tho necessity of earning his living,  and ho would probably have very  littlo difficulty in    sotting    up in  .business    as    "England's    Hagcn-  beck."    Hc  would    inscribe   over  his shop-front: "All kinds of wild  animals and birds,    from a rhinoceros to a dormouse, from a Chilian  ���������������������������condor to a sucking-dove, kept   in  slock.    Prices to suit all purchas-  .".:=..==.-.-! _o-=a=-!arge^=as so __ n i en t^oL.  butterflies (dead) and insects (deceased) on view within.    No  rea  sonablc offer refused."  AS A GARDENER.  Mr. Leopold Rothschild, if be  were suddenly to find himself face  tc face with the spectre of poverty,  would probably seek an early in-  Lciview .with one of.fhc.great nurserymen and florists whose catalogues arrive with thc first effusion of tho spring poet. Tho seedsman who had the good luck to take  him on would soon discover hc had  found a treasure, for his new workman would be able to give him very  valuable wrinkles as to the best  way o'f-securing prizes for his geraniums and roses at the flower  shows all over the country. Uf  course, if Mr. Rothschild succeeded in saving a few hundred pounds  out of his lostmillions* hc might  set up as a florist ami gardener on  his own account in a humble -way.  and there is little doubt-���������������������������such is  his skill and knowledge of his subject���������������������������that he would quickly establish himself as a leading rose and  geranium grower.  Mr. Pierpont Morgan, if he were  reduced to beggary, would probably borrow a few pounds and start  business in it humble way as a pic-  lure and curio dealer. What hc  does not know about old furniture  and old masters is not worth'knowing, and he is by no means an indifferent judge of Spode, Wedgwood, Worcester and Dresden, if  he could 'manage to rescue one or  I wo ok! teapots, for inrd-mce. from  thc wreck of his. fortune-* he couki  probably constitute them the basis  or*.a prosperous bu.vine--.s ar; an art  connoisseur  and    old    china- mcr-  Upon   H ini  Hudson Ray Coun.ry.  Thc forward march of civilization  has reached the wilds of the Canadian north ancl trappers report that  their business is rapidly becoming  unprofitable on account of the ^frequency of thc settlements. That  state of affairs is to be expected  and the wonder is that the situation  has not become more acute loug  ago. It is rcmarkeablc that thc  business has continued profitable,  says thc Kennebec Journal.  History has repeated itself in^this  as in all "other things. Thc advance  guard of civilization was years behind a class of hardy trappers who  earned their.livelihood in thc solitude of thc forests by taking animals for their furs. As- civilization advanced thc number of trappers became larger and the amount  of game diminished until there was  no longer a profit to be had from  the business.  ��������������������������� It began with Maine- and Massachusetts and continued.to the westward until the United States was  no longer tenable for the trapper.  Tho Hudson Bay Company preserved the frozen north of Canada for  half a century after thc United  States had ceased to be a profitable  hunting ground, but the onward  march of thc railroads and the ever  restless wave of homeseekers has  at last advanced to" thc very outposts of the Hudson Bay territory.  Gold and wheat have been thc lode-  stones and thc trapping business  suffers.  ��������������������������� Where will we get our furs in the  future. Wc will raiso them. For  farming, skunk farming, cat farming and thc hundred and one other  kinds of animal raising will take  thc place of thc trapper and his  gun. .._0_thcr jur bearing __aTiini_aj_p_  will soon be taught to" eat out-of  thc hand of man just as thc domestic animals of thc farm have been  doing for centuries. Man will simply enlarge his control of thc lower  animals, enlarge his control over  the fur bearing as well as the food  bearing animals.  Sonic     Humorous,    Cnliing  Coui.coiis Answers by  Philosophers.  It is possible, even if one becomes  depondent on others, to make life  so pleasant for them that they will  deem it more than worth while to'  have one around.  Charles Lamb, lying ill on a timo,  was attended by a nurse who regaled him with _ mustard plaster.  When she put it on he remarked  with a sweet smile that it seemed  a great deal of mustard for so littlo  meat.  FINE HUMOR.  One will do a great deal for a  person who is capable of making  such a remark as that. There is ..  self-depreciatory touch to it, an exquisite tact, and a fine humor that  are worth perhaps more than much  finc gold.  On the other hand, it is possible  to convey a great truth with a certain churlishness, in which thc absence of courtesy is almost painful,  ancl especially when thc object of  it is one whose lifo may be one long  habit of receiving adulation from  others. As for example, on one occasion Alexander thc Great camo  up to Diogenes, who was basking  in tbe sun.  "'Ask me,"  said the great king,  "any  favor that you please  will grant it."  and I  Diogenes replied':    "Then  stand  out of thc light."  LIKE 3-CENT PIECE.  picas������������������  piece amon^  .  SCIENTIFIC IXGlLMilTV.  Rdi'iiiose Implement for Producing  Fire.  One day a Burmese messenger  brought mc a note. While hc was  waiting for the reply I observed an  object something like a boy's popgun suspended around his waist.  On asking what it was, he showed  mo that it was an implement for  producing fire. It was a rude example of a scientific implement employed by lectures at home to illustrate the production of heat by  suddenly compressed air. A piston fitted into' the tube. The former was hollowed at the lower end  and smeared with wax to receive a  piece of cotton or tinder, which  when pressed into it adhered. Thc  tube was closed at one end. Placing the piston at the top of the tube,  with a smart blow he struck it  down and immediately withdrew it  with the tinder on fire, the sudden  compression of the air having ignited it. I was so much struck with  thc scientific ingenuity of this rude  implement that I procured it from  the Burman and sent it to the Asiatic Society of Bengal with a short  description of its uses.���������������������������I. .collections of  My Life by  Surgcon-Gen-  This is distinctly bad manners.  Our own Oliver Wendell Holmes  was guilty of a bit of repartee nob  so acute as this, but nevertheless in  a certain sense reprehensible. And  yet how easy it is to forgive him 1,  Besides, hc was provoked.  He once attended an assembly  of very tall men, whereas he himself was quite short. One of tho  others came up to him and said:  "Dr. Holmes,.I should think, you  would  feel  rather  small  to-day."  "I do, sir," replied Dr. Holmes,  "I feel liko a 3-cent  a lot of pennies."  ' FINEST SORT OF COURTESY.  Joseph Jefferson, in his autobiography, - speaks . of an occasion  where hc could have made a clcvov  answer and discomfited his companion���������������������������who deserved it���������������������������but hc ro--  frained. Hc adds that hc never regretted it. He goes on to say that  in his opinion it is 'better alway_  tc refrain. Perhaps this is the rca..  son why his name has come to b<j  associated with so much that is truly  courteous and gentlemanly in tho  best sense of that term.  A a an example of the finest soru  of courtesy expressed in a reply,  there is the retort of the Grecian  King Archelaus.  Some one threw water over him,  and dtis friends, enraged at tbe in-,  suit,   tried   to     exasperate     him  against thc offender.  ==R _p-Kefr=th'<r_ ving".- 'ikrwas^no\H^  that he threw water at, but the per-'  son hc supposed I was."  BEES  AS PULLETS.  cral Sir John Payor.  A  the  due  man's failure is always  fact that hc didn't succeed.  to  Have "Been Used on Two Occasions  in Warfare.  Strange as it sounds, history ha_  two authentic accounts of the em-!  ploynicnt of bees as missiles of deJ  fence in warfare.  Thc first instance occurred at tlio  siege of Thomificyra, in Pontus, by,'  Lucullus, in his war against Mith-,  ridates. Thc Romans made hugej  mounds outside fche city walls, inside which they gathered their ma-;  chin cry for mining, etc. But the.  Themiscyrans had a happy thought.;  They dug open these mounds fron^  thc top, and cast clown upon tho  soldiers inside bears and other w.l .'  animals, and huge hives and swarm il  of bees.  The second time that bees wcr.  put to this extraordinary use. wa?  when the. Danes and Norwegians  attacked. Chester, which was gal.  lantly defended by the Saxons. All  sorts of stratagems were used pni  bcth sides, but the honors remained'  fairly even, until fche Saxons, after,  collecting all the liquid in the town, j  boiling it, and pouring it over their,  besiegers, followed this up by un-.  expectedly throwing down all their  bee-hives.  Very soon after this the Danes,  and Norwegians desisted, and'  marched away from Chester.  Fireworks were first invented in  Europe, at Florence, in 1300.  About half 11.3 globe is composed  of iron.  ������������������.������������������  *]\  I  _  V  *.  ������������������'__  ../ .  ir  k  I '&  a  -   >  4  s--f  ������������������������������������������������������$#  H53:  THROW AWAY ALL  YOUR FEARS  BACKACHE.     GRAVEL      AND  RHEUMATISM VANISH BEFORE DODD'S KIDNEY  TILLS.  Proved Oucc Again in thc Case of  .Mrs. Fred Krieger, Who Suffered  From thc Worst Forms of Kidney  Disease.  Palmer Rapids, Ont., Nov. 1. ���������������������������  (Special).���������������������������The thousands of Canadians who live in daily terror of  those terrible forms of Kidney Disease known as Backache, Gravel  and Rheumatism, will be deeply interested in the story of Mrs. Fred  Kricger, of this place.  "I was ,for years a great sufferer from Kidney Disease, Gravel,  Rheumatism and Backache," Mrs.  Kricger states.. "It all started  through a cold, but I got so my  head ached, I was nervous, my  limbs were heavy, I had a dragging sensation across my loins, and  I was totally unfit to do anything.  "Reading about wonderful cures  bj Dodd's Kidney-Pills led me to  buy some. After using a few I  found they were doing me good and  this encouraged me to continue  their use. Eight boxes made me  well.  "I have been able to do my own  work ever since and to-day I am  completely cured. Dodd's Kidney  Pills gave me health and I feel like  a new woman."  If you keep your Kidneys strong  and healthy yeu can    never havo  Backache, Rheumatism or Gravel  Dodd's Kidney  Pills  never fail to  make the Kidneys strong and well!  DOGGED BY ILL-LUCK.  Passenger (as the ship is sinking)  .���������������������������"Captain, is there no hope ��������������������������� no  hope whatever?".  Captain���������������������������"None at all, my man;  no hope at all."  - Passenger���������������������������"Hang my luck ! And  I wouldn't eat any cucumbers for  dinner because I was afraid of indigestion !"  It-Lays a Stilling.Hand on Pain.  ���������������������������For pains in the joints and limbs  and for rheumatic pains, neuralgia  and lumbago,- Dr. .Thomas' Eclectric Oil is without a peer. ��������������������������� Well  rubbed in, the skin absorbs it and  it quickly and permanently relieves  the affected part. " Its value lies in  its magic property of "removing pain  from the body, and "for that good  quality it is prized.  "This bill for $500 is altogether  too high," said the client. "But  didn't I prove.you were insane and  get you acquitted?" responded the  lawyer. "Yes, you did; but you  haven't proved that I am insane  enough to pay this bill yet."-  Worms derange the whole system. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator deranges worms and gives  rest to the sufferer. It only costs  ������������������5 cents to try it and be convinced.  Boy (to tramp)���������������������������"Don't you get  -fearfully: tircd_. __cloin___nothin',_niis_  ter?" Tramp���������������������������"Terrible!, But  I never complains. Everybody has  their troubles."  A lady writes: "I was enabled  to remove the corns, root and  branch, by thc use of Holloway's  Corn Cure." Others who have tried  it have the same experience.  " "Did"I"hear" somebody in this  crowd say I v/as a liar?" blustered thc village bully, approaching  n group of men he thought he knew.  "Where's the guilty party?"  "Maybe it was mc," quietly rejoined a husky stranger, who measured fully 6 feet, and looked to  be stronger than an ox, as hc pulled off his coat and proceeded to  roll up his sleeves. "Oh, that's all  right," continued the bully, as he  jiurricdly backed away. "Keep  four clothes on; I didn't say I  frasn't."  SCHOOL PRIZES IN FRANCE.  Their Distribution is an Interesting Affair..  The close of school in France is  made,the occasion of a splendid  function���������������������������the distribution of prizes.  At the present time schools close on  the eve of the national fete, July  14th, instead of dragging their session to the very last day of the  month, as was formerly the custom.  At the "distribution of prizes of a  lycee, or public school, in Paris,  there is an orchestra, and officials  of the government and of the University of France form" an imposing  sort of chorus about the central  figure of the occasion���������������������������some famous man chosen to make the oration.  If, as is frequently the case, the  orator of thc day is an Academicien,  he wears the wonderful green and  black uniform of his rank, and carries himself in such a distinguished manner as to look much' more  than thc fortieth part of immortality which his official dignity denotes.  In the great schools of Paris the  number of students is immense. Assembled for the distribution of prizes,-the schools themselves present  an impressive spectacle. "A large  part are in the uniform of the internes,���������������������������boarders,���������������������������all are immaculately attired, wearing- white gloves  and the fineness of French intellectual fibre causes this mass of youth  to exhibit characteristics of distinction sometimes lacking in similar  assemblages of English youth.  In the actual distribution of prizes, the family spirit, -so strong in  the-French, has pretty manifestation. .When thc boy's name has  been called and his award designated, he goes to the stage. He then  has the privilege of indicating the  person from whom he would like to  receive his prize. He may, if he  will, select the great Academicien,  who then, with his illustrious hands,  will deliver to the boy his prize,  saying a few gracious words to him,  and probably kissing him on both  cheeks.  On many instances, however, the  boy ignores-his opportunity .to-secure something like immortalization  for himself, and chooses to "receive  his prize at the hands of his mother. -He then turns his back upon  the mayor, the faculty of tlie -University of .France, and upon the  Academie francaise, and-descends  to' the audience with his professor  nt his heels bearing his. prize.  There the prize is finally bestowed upon him by his mother, who  embraces'him before all the people.   -���������������������������#   WOMAN'S TRADE SCIIOOL.  Austrian Women Will Learn Feminine Handicrafts.  To increase the skill' of girls and  women who have to earn their own  Jiving the Austrian ministry of public works is establishing a female  trade school. Ifc will cover all kinds  of feminine handicrafts, such _ as  needlework and embroidery of all  kinds, dressmaking, millinery, making artificial flower and feathers,  designing work in gold, silver ancl  pearl embroidery, laundry work,  clothes cleaning and many other  branches of women's work. Tlie"  project includes a general technical  school, ateliers, special courses of  instruction and evening classes. The  school will be open to girls of 14  ancl upward who have passed  through thc ordinary elementary  schools. It will be divided into special departments for each kind of  occupation and will aim. at giving  a good ~ foundation knowledge" "of  each kind of work, while at the  same time general education will be  continued, combined with instiuc  tion in household managameni.  ������������������������������������������������������_$_l_������������������^  '/VBE ...  ai-B^^i'i.  THE  m  3 SSI'10 NO. 45-09.  Kindly men.ion thc name of this  paper in writing to advertisers.  '���������������������������COST OF DIFFERENT LIGHTS.'  Scientist Finds Aro Light and Gas  to be Cheapest.  Leon Gaster recently made somo  "interesting cemparisons between  thc costs of producing various illu-  ^minants. His figures are for England. The cost of obtaining 1,000  candle power hours was taken as a  ba .is, using different means of con-  Verting the energy inte light and  assuming the price of gas to be 60  ������������������exits a thousand cubic feet, .lec-  '.tricity 8 cents a kilowatt hour, carbide C cents a pound, (gasoline 28  cents a gallon and kerosene 14 cents  a gallon.  The cheapest light, according to  the Ironmong.., is obtained wilh  the electric flarao <arc (2 cents),  closely followed by high pressure  gate and inicandescent high pressure  oil (each 2.5 cents), while the most  ���������������������������expensive is the carbon fila-mcnt  electric incandescent lamp (29  cents), tho bats-wring gas burner  ���������������������������coming next (22 cents).  Mr. Gaster-pointed out that interesting and useful as these results  may be it is obviously labburd to  coimpane a thousand candle power  unit with a small candle pow. r glow  lamp, and in the cases quoted  above it will be noticed tha. elec-  tiicity is responsible for both the  cheapest and most expensive forrnB  of illumination (according to the  conditions und ter which it is utilized- ���������������������������>  Evidently, however, the electric  flame, arc is quite out of th ������������������ question for the illumination of roams  of Ismail dimensions, and when ono  siimply takes the lighting systems  which could reasonably [be used for  domestic purposes it is intei-eating  to note the comparative cheapness  of gas.  Gasolene air gas and electric mercury vapor lamps.are 'both stated  to cost 4 cents a thousand candle  powler hours, but it is very doubtful whether the latter are likely to  find much favor in the household,  useful though they may be in shops  and offices. . "  Turning to th-e illumiriants most  frequently met with one' finds that  'the ico st for th ie' incandescent mantle, burning low pressure _ga>s is G  cents,"while .the-cheapest, electric  incandescent la imps are found to be  the HeHon (8 cents); Tungstlen (10  'cents), Osmium (12-cents), Tantalum (15 cents),-Ncmst(15 cents) and  Metalized (17'cents),-all of'.which,;  it,will be noted, cost-far less than  .the carbon 'filament. Ifc iseems that  Wd.r present-coadi'tions in England gas''more .-than holds its "own  for domestic purposes.  -   ���������������������������>���������������������������   CURED   IN   ONE   MONTH.  If- every woman, who has Kidney or  Bladder Trouble, could go to Dayisville,  Ont., and" talk to Mr3. A.-Simpson, they  would do just a9 she did���������������������������take Gin Pills  and cure themselves.  "For 14 or 15 years, I- had Kidney and  Bladder Trouble, suffering at times- intense pain. I doctored continually but  nothing care me permanent relief until I  was persuaded to try Gin Pills. Within a  couple of days, I received great relief, and  after taking one box, I was completely  cured."  Writa National   Drug   &   Chemical   Co.,  (Dept. W L) Toronto, for free"sample.   ��������������������������� o  "I understand that she is separated from her husband." "Yes.''  "Oh, tell me all about it. What  did she do?"   "Nothing; he died."  X s  NEEDED   IN   EVERY   HOME  It is beef in pure, concentrated and most  palatable form, and is assimilated immediately  you drink it. Ordinary foods require hours fc*  digestion.  When your brain is tired ��������������������������� when your dailyl  duties seem too heavy ���������������������������- when your appetite isl  capricious ��������������������������� BOVRIL is better for you than any|  medicine.  ror  DISTEMPERS  Pink Ey���������������������������. Eptnotlc.1  Ship. Iitfl F������������������T������������������r      I  Catarrhal F������������������v������������������i>l  Sura cure an4 positive preventive, no matter how horses'at any ate ������������������rj|  Infected or "exp^atd." LI _������������������M. elwi on the tonarue; acts oa tha BtoodanM  Glands, ���������������������������__! . the polsonou* rwm������������������from the body. Cures Distemper In Dojrsl  and Sheep and Cholera in PotUtry. Largest sellinr li ve stock r������������������a>ady. Carta!  La Grippe ���������������������������������������������������������������*_ human beluga and I* * fine Kidney remedy. 50c and n . I  bottle: *6 aad Hi a floael.. Cut this out. Keep it. Show _��������������������������� yaur dwiittJ  who will vet It lor you.   Free Booklet,    pisteaiper. Causes and Cures.'"  D.T_IBUTOR6���������������������������ALL WHOLESALE DRUGOI8T������������������   .  SPOHN MEDICAL CO* Ch������������������lsft ������������������������������������������������������< iadsrisl������������������|lil . COSICR, IM.. U.S.I  LA GRIPPE  Arrested, tad Cwwmptiea Cve.  Mr.G. D.C_lwe!!,of Walktrrfle.Ott.  wasf_is_ea Jawa wfck La Grine ia 1906  a_4ftt_.___.mvcryU<ic������������������������������������d-M_ He  Mjs: I was aflroa dtwa aad k������������������_Uring oa  Caaswmliaa. I ca_ti aatsbcf ataifbti,  Ud awful sweats, mm! caogWd _sariy tke  wfcale time.- T_h fc Uw I was whe* I  haaaa tb tafca Ptyeksaa, fe a law botous  SSsk; b������������������_r������������������_ the Int b*l!a 1 kefaa to  mmsmre. k_stnam.lariMa������������������it_M_|.t  naback to keak.taaa_B������������������. patera at w  awa af aw. It Mtm iba body again,  iba attacks af La Gripse aa. is a sum pre.  rotative, t always wke Psychino if I feel  a coU coaiag aa aad it puts Be light ia,  Bo tine.  NO HOME SHQ.VLp BE  wimouT wrrcwNE  Psf Sa _ bf sBSrsapstaMlDtskts. 8lc.������������������$1  *"   Br. T. A. SLOCUM  LIMITED,  TOIONTO  FOR  SALE.  8 ONO   BOOK-1M    FAVORITE    SONOI.  words,    music;   Ten" easts.    Axthnl  Eio������������������. erenby. Quo. .  ACINTS WANTED.  w  PUZZLING.  ,. Gunner���������������������������"There is "always' something interesting in the sight of a  woman hanging on a man! s_ strong  ANTED-LOCAL AND GBNESAl  Agents���������������������������Liberal contracts to *po|  nen ; apply by letter. Continental Llfl  Insurance Company. Torouto. ��������������������������� Corref  pondeace confidential. ���������������������������'���������������������������  EDUCATIONAL, r  ^BOYD'S  SHORTHAND SCHOOL. "M|  p . Yonge St.. Toronto, prepares eoa  potent, stenographers  in 20  days  by _..  BOYD  SYL-LA-BIC  SYSTEM. JPo3itU>aa l{  cured.   Write for catalogue.  STOCKS..  . 110 INVESTORS���������������������������Tour orders to buy  1. sell Cobalt or "other Stocks .wiH.rl  ceire-my personal -attention. Cobalt ai|  Oow.Ganda Mining Claims for.sale or-el  chansre. S..M. Mathew . -Broker._ 4J .Sco|  St., .Toronto.    >-'    ���������������������������--'. -   :-  -  -: '���������������������������-'   :  eANCCR, Tamors/Lumps,-'etc..-Internl  and external, .cured without pain by oil  h_ne treatment.-, Vl'rito us before tao lat.,,".!.  Bellman Medical Co;, Ltd.-, CoUiagwood/Oat.;  Your Overcq^i  ir . f������������������rtod Siiifi would look better ityed-   If fib'iz'entl  ours In jour town, writ* direct to Montreal, - Box 151  British - American" Dyeing , ,C{  1  arm  >)  -Guyer���������������������������','Ycs, it is' always puzzling to know if ifc is really affection or if she is trying to make him  feel foolish." .     .     '     '   "'  '    We buy  Wing and Tail Turkj  Feathers.. Write'for prices..;-.;'.';[  ft. W. Nelson 4 Co . Toronto, 0.  A Cure"for Rheumatism.���������������������������A painful and persistent form of rheumatism is caused by impurities in the  blood, the result of defective action  cf thc liver and kidneys. The blood  becomes tainted by the introduction  of uric acid, which causes much  pain in thc tissues and in the joints.  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are  known to have effected" many "remarkable cures, and their use is  strongly recommended. A trial of  them will convince anyone of their  value.  TOO WELL-PREPARED.  Thc young Nova Scotia girl con  fined to her mistress, after a few'  clays, somo of tho trials of her journey from her old home. " 'Twas an  awful time I had on the boat,  ma'am," she . said, dolefully.  " '"Twas that made mc so palc-locueing when first you saw me."  - "You were very seasick, I suppose," said thc lady.  "Oh, no, ma'am, I was not seasick at all," said the pretty Lida,  "but I lost my sleep. I read the  card about how to put on the life-  preserver, and I thought I understood it;'but mocfc likely I got  something wrong, for when once I  got it on m_, I couldn't find an  easy way to lie down, 'twas so clumsy And I never slept a wink all  night, ma'am!"  Out of thc 130,000,000 cotton  spindles throughout the world, 55,-  CGO',000 are in England.  SYMPATHETIC.  "What are you crying about,  dear?" inquired t sympathetic husband.  "Oh, George, thc mice have got  into the pantry ancl eaten up a  beautiful custard pic I made myself!"  "There, there, my dear, don.fc  cry over a few little mice!" was thc  doubtfully complimentary rejoin,  der.   '  A Pill that Proves-Its. Value.���������������������������  Those of weak stomach will find  strength in Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills, because they serve "to maintain the. healthful action of the stomach and the liver, irregularities in  which are most distressing. Dyspeptics are well acquainted with  them and value them at their pro-  ;per=-worth-r=They-have=afforded^re--=  lief when other preparations have  failed, and have effected cures in  ailments of long standing where  other medicines were found unavailing.  Interrogator���������������������������"Didn't you almost  freeze when ihe scoundrels robbed  you, there in lhe snow, and then  stripped you of most of your garments 1" Recent Victim���������������������������"No.  You sec, they kept mo carefully  covered with thoir revolvers all tht  time."  Earpain prices, $i j to S65, (all makJ  taken in exchange lor Model 10 and'  Remingtons. .; Many, of, these mactiir  show little use.   . - ���������������������������_.'...  Remington  Typawrlter   Company,- Limlt|  1 144 BAY STKKISX. TOaONTO.-'r"  LEARN  -T  u  When oue Is "chilled  M  tbr-ufh," or suffers from  Rhmuutto Pftlns. bore  'throat. Lumbago, lootu-  ^fnett������������������onla./ron3a.  ^Inflammation c, tho  Bronchial Tubes, liow-  ,U or Lnags, Cramp.,  gore Mnaole .  ZtYa\r*ot any  Wnd. W  Badway'*  Heady  (telle fc  _  Mrs.  Robert  E.  Peary, mere than  nine  years ago, favorably commented on Murino  l'_ _ Kumcdy after lis application in her  Family for Eye Troubles resulting from  Men.lc _ und Wcnrlet Fever, and later recommended to tlie fumous Kxploror, the  Man who now returns homo ns the DIecov.  eror of thc North role. Cold, Cutting  Winds and DuEt cause lied. Weak. Watery  Eyes. Murino Eyo Remedy iiftords Uo-  linblc Relief. Write Murine Ere Remedy  Co., Cliica .0.. for Illustrated E. 0 Hooks.  Murine, 50c, by Mail from All Druecists.  No man can be Lord Mayor of  London without the sanction of the  Sovereign. The veto, however,  has, not been exercised since the  time of the Stuarts.  Bicklc's Anti-Consumptive Syrup  is agreeable to the taste, and is a  .certain relief for irritation of the  throat that causes hacking coughs.  If used according to directions it  will break the most persistent cold,  and restore the air passages to  their normal healthy condition.  There is no need to recommend io  to those familiar with it, but to  those who seek a sure remedy and  arc in doubt what to use, the advice is���������������������������try Bickle's Syrup.  Kindly mention.th_ name of (hi3  paper in ''writing to advertisers.  Press and M .nd        Cuffing,  ffj.rih|  ! ^������������������"^"  . and Putting Together  by mail in your spare time athonl  ^on^Gash^oi���������������������������Instalment-^Plan; ": _|  thinking of; taking a" course ' til  winter write for free particulars  an early date.    Address -  ; Sanders'  Dress Cuffing 5ch<|  II Erie St., Stratford, Ontario,. Canada.-  MON_t\H&ILLw.  SOLID GOLD WATCH POZZtl  ������������������ltMT OWE* BY k KESPO .UBLB PIRI1  it cosre you kothins io tky.  *��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������� .    ������������������< ������������������kn can wpply th*  c.rr.ct ltiir.fi >���������������������������  th.Mttr0M.1l luo. n towui kndfulill o.aaiul  &*"_--_&_?CoT,,",N" Sb-5j������������������V������������������  *fi__B%?_=B_v w^rrtxA  ���������������������������������������������_________ ^���������������������������muw������������������UKt__;ipt_r_J  Mrs. tl. BurkhirIt, 30 Eden Roc. . T.rcato;Mr.l  Fruit Growers\  LISTEN.  Il you aro Int. ro->lc������������������l omo to Toronto nn 11  lOtu anil 111h. T110 l-'ruli lir-iwar*' Asioeiail  lsboldlnxH.  1 .ftlolh An m.il Ou'ivontlnu nijl  ?.mpl������������������ JJuiUIiuz. 1'ra.ticiil adili.no. oal  ratU by Prof. .I.ilin Cr.ilir. Uumoll Uirver,"  yew York: t). iC. l-'a'.vs.-. WditfisM, New Y  V.. B. Basiett-. l-'auuvilla. \li.lii-;.in ; J. Tl Cor I  Ke_ burgh. N. V., a;i I tw <.'..- of our bo it Owl  grow������������������n. F  SPECIAL    SINOLC   FARE   EXCUKSiOHS  ALL    RAILWAYS.  Exhibition af Applos larf. ������������������t In Canadal  eluding Oregon and Ontario Boxed Frul  fieiul postoanl at once for full projjramn]  P. W. HoJgotts, r.-irliament Hulldingi, TorP  COMPARED.  Little Willie���������������������������"Say, pa, did  ever sco a mummy'?"  Pa -"Yes, my son."  "���������������������������'Willie���������������������������"What did it took liWI  Pa���������������������������"Like  a  dried    apple  o|  largo scale,, my son." - _9_y i  ������������������������������������������������������/-���������������������������!������������������  1  f.  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY,  Thursday, January 6, 1910  can  quickly  "break" a cold  by using Black Cherry  Congh Syrup. A sure  cure for Coughs and  colds, and a pleasant  remedy for all winter  bronchial troubles. A  trial bottle will convince you of its merits  A. REEVES  PROVINCIAL   POULTRY   ASSOCIATION  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff Street  Enderby  Special  These are the Prices To-day  Owing  to market  fluctuations,  prices  are   subject  to   change  without  notice:  Moffet's Best Flour, $1.70 49-lbs  Three Star Flour, $1.60 per    ''  Drifted Snow Pastry, $1.60 -  Whole Wheat Flour, $1.55   "  Graham Flour,     -    $1.45    "  Four Star Chop, $1.35 per 80 lbs  Three Star Chop, $1.30 per 80 lbs  Two Star Chop, $1.25 per 80-lbs  Bran: $.90 per 70 lbs.  Shorts, $1.20 per 90 lbs.  Middlings, $1.30 per 90 lbs.  Oats, $1.35 per 100 lbs.  Oat Chop, $.90 per 60 lbs.  Wheat, $2.20 perl25-lbs  Barley Chop, $1.05 per 70 lbs.  Whole Corn, $2.00 per 100 lbs.  Cracked Corn, $2.15 per 100 lbs.  Also a full line of Cereals and Wheat-  lets at Right Prices.     Free delivery  to any part of the Enderby city.  Terms: Net Cash with order  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  Enderby B   C  We can  still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall-fed  beef on  cut at the present time  .<  Our Sausage is still _  Leader  Fish and Poultry  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  Private  Livery  Rubber-tired Single and Double  rigs; stylish drivers; new harness; everything up-to-date and  well-kept. When you wish a rig  for a Sunday drive, speak for it  early, as my finest turn-outi we  usually spoken for in advance.  Anor Matthews  Cliff Street Enderby  Good Values in all  kinds of Winter  Goods  RUBBERS BRACES  UNDERWEAR  TIES  SWEATERS       TUQUES  COAT SWEATERS  SHIRTS MITTS and  GLOVES  Fresh Groceries always on hand.  Wheeler _. Evans  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and  Steam Fitting  All kind* of Tin and Zinc Art ic l������������������a Repared  Rear Evans Blk  Enderby  The interest in poultry raising in  every section of the Province will be  recognized ������������������when it becomes known  that a Provincial Poultry Association is about to be organized under  the supervision of thc Department of  ! Agriculture. The following letter is  self-explanatory, and shows to what  extent tlie movement has developed:  Department of Agriculture,  Victoria, 23rd.Dec,1909  Geo.   S.    Robinson,    Sec'y    Northern  Okanagan Poultry Association.  Dear Sir:     Enclosed   you will find  Chapter 12,  of the Revised Statutes,  1897, being the Agricultural and Horticultural Societies Act.    This,  with  Chapter, 2,    1903-4,   being an amendment to. the above Act, will give you  the necessary   information as to the  procedure to.  have   your association  incorporated.     You  will notice  that  in Sec. 3 of   Chapter   2, any society  cannot receive a greater amount than  double the   amount    of the subscriptions actually    paid   to- and ior the  use of the Society during the preceding year, by the members of the Society.     In   other    words,  the larger  your    membership,    the    larger   the  grant you are entitled to.   *   *   *   *  On the 21st inst.  I forwarded you  Chap.  12 of the Revised Statutes of  1897, with its   amendments,   in view  of the fact that   the    Northern Okanagan Poultry) Association was anxious to secure a grant from the Government.     At    present, several local  associations    receive    special   grants  from the Government purely for exhibition    purposes,   and    as    it stood,  there was   no   reason   why   Enderby  should   not    have   received a    grant  last year,   or   for   its   recent show.  However, the condition of affairs has  changed greatly,    and   since writing  you I have been able to obtain from  the Premier, through the Live Stock  Commissioner,    a   verbal promise of  any money needed for the further development of    the   poultry industry;  therefore, instead of having the Northern Okanagan  Poultry Association  become an   incorporated association,  I hope you will   refrain from taking  action towards    this end at present,  as we,are now endeavoring to organise a Provincial Poultry Association.  At present the    Vancouver, Victoria,  Nanaimo and    Ashcroft Associations  are not incorporated, though they receive, as   above    stated,    grants for  their     shows,     consequently     it   is  deemed advisable   that the Northern  Okanagan Poultry Association should  not   become   incorporated.     When  a  Provincial Association   is   organized  and receives grants from the Government, it will look after the interests  of the local organizations.   In other  words, in future,   thc   local Associations will receive   their   aid and encouragement   through   the Provincial  Association.  The matter of organizing a Provincial Poultry Association should be  of very great interest to all poultry-  men,=-and���������������������������cspccially=to-the-Poultr-y-  Associations of the Province, since  they are the leaders in the advancement of the industry. There is a  great .need for a Provincial Poultry  Association, and I believe that when  it is formed much will be accomplished. This association will strive  to advance the poultry industry of  B. C. ns expediently as possible, having due consideration for each individual of the association.  The 13. C. Stock Breeders' Association nnd other associations are accomplishing much, and there is even  a greater field for work in connection  with a B. C. Poultry Association. It  would be engaged chiefly in arousing  interest in the industry throughout  the Province, in giving the general  public an idea of the importance of  the industry to the. Province, and in  endeavoring to secure larger grants  for various purposes, such as poultry  shows throughout the Province, a  Winter Poultry Show, egg collecting  stations,   etc. Probably it would  take up the work of assisting poultrymen in securing their breeding  stock, and would also probably take  up the question of the buying of  feed, materials, etc., and the marketing of produce.  This will give an idea of the work  which could be done if a Provincial  Poultry Association were organized.  I feel assured that the Northern .Okanagan Poultry Association can do  much towards arousing the interest  of the poultrymen in the Valley, and  impressing upon them the need of  such an Association. I shall be very  glad to have the opinion of your Association on the matter.  I trust that this suggestion may  meet with your approval, and I hope  that I may hear from you in thc near  future.  Believe me, Yours truly,  M. A.  JULL, Poultry Expert.  TWO THOUSAND AN ACRE  Commenting on a recent deal which  took place at Wenatchee, Wash., in  which the Marvin Chase 20-acre tract  sold for   $42,000,   a    writer knowing  ���������������������������   ������������������   ���������������������������   ���������������������������  ���������������������������-���������������������������  ���������������������������   ���������������������������,.���������������������������"���������������������������   ���������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-��������������������������� _���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  FOLLOW THE CROWD _0 OUt. B\G _ ALfc  whereof   he   speaks,      says:  'Two  thousand dollars an acre will seem  large to you folk, but when the yield  is sufficient to pay high interest on  such an outlay, as has heretofore  been the case, it is a simple business  deal. Wenatchee and North Yakima  ranchers have often enough netted  $2,000 per acre on .one season's work.  They think there is something wrong  if their net profits are not $500 per  acre. British Columbia can produce  as good, if not better, fruit, though  the yield per tree is not as large."  Miss Dale, who was released from  the New Westminster asylum for the  insane some months ago as cured,  was taken to Vernon this week, to  be taken care of until her return to  the New Westminster asylum.  The Greatest  Sale in the  Bonnie Briar Bush is a story of  human interest unfolding a life's  chapter in the simple Scottish glen,  so true to nature and life as to appeal with irresistable force to the  audience.    See it tomorrow night.  History of Our  Store  Will Start on  For the  month of  JANUARY  I will give  off  on all sales  BUY EARLY  W. T- HOLTBY  Furniture Dealer and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.       ENDERBY  Monday  Jan. 10th  I  I  t  Watch for Big Bills  announcing Bargains,  and get ready to  take advantage of them  Property Owners  I have just completed arrangements whereby Mr. A. L. Matthews, of Enderby, will act as my  local agent, and I now feel that I  can give ample attention to Enderby property listed) with me. I  am therefore prepared to list any  property for sale in Enderby and  vicinity, and ns am entering upon  a very extensive publicity campaign, I feel that I can give entire satisfaction in all Enderby  Property placed with me for sale.  For booklets, lists and general information, apply to Mr. Matthews  or to me by letter or in person.  Chas. W." Little  Eldernell Orchard  Mara, B. C  NRYS  For Fall  Planting  Bulbs from best European and  Japan growm.  HOME-GROWN FRUIT AND  ORNAMENTAL TREES  Garden, Field and Flower Seed  Wire Fencing: and Gatea.  IS .Page Catalogue FREE        ,__  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver,B.C   /  ���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-<  t  I  t  . ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� T  The Poison Mercantile Co.  Enderby, B. C. J  MILK VS. BEEFSTEAK  Chief Commissioner of Dairying for  the Dominion, says in his report to  thc Dominion government, that milk  at 12c a quart is equal in food value  to one pound of beef steak at the  prevailing price. In other words, if  we had to pay 12c a quart for milk  such as the Glengarrack Dairy delivers in Enderby, it would be as  cheap in food value as beefsteak at  15c a pound. ......  lachlan Campbell, .Postie, Tammas,  Mclure and all the other lovable  characters will be well presented by a  thoroughly capable company of players, in Bonnie Briar Bush, in K. P,  hall, to-morrow night.  FOR SALE���������������������������A 5-room brick cottage on Regent street near the river  shore; good location; in first-class  condition. Mrs. R. H. Binch, Enderby, B.C.       -  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Cutters and Fashionable  Winter turn-outs.  Good Rigs; Careful Drivers; Dray ing of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers and Tourists invited to give us a trial.  A$125  Typewriter  for 17c a Day!  One of these machines presented  early in life to your boys and girls will be  the commencement of a practical business career in the home that should  add inestimably to their training and  experience.   For particulars apply to���������������������������  The Oliver Typewriter Co.  The Oliver Typewriter Building, Chicago, IU.  H. M. WALKER, Local Ag������������������nt  _��������������������������� "Kj.  ���������������������������   (>.]  *   I  4  til  ���������������������������"������������������!. .'  T'i\  ���������������������������_  si  I  ������������������_

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