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 li?  I ���������������������������._  _ ^  Enderby, B. C, December 9, 1909  AND       WALKER'S       WE EKLY  Vol. 2; No. 41; Whole No. 93  Enderby News Float  Picked Up in Passing  The lathers are at work on the  City Hall.  The coast lumbermen have raised  the price of lumber $1.00 a thousand.  All toe paths lead to the Bank of  Montreal in Endorby.  Your word is only valuable when it  is not for sale.  The town" you live in will not grow  any faster than the people in it.  R. Hadow left for Old England on  Friday last, to be absent until April.  Most people adjust themselves to  i.ew conditions with a great deal of  pain. ���������������������������  Kindness   is    something we receive  ��������������������������� and have to   pass   along in order to  keep it.  Peter Greyell has added a large  .j.ramaphone to liven the skaters at  his rink.  Anniversary Dinner by the Presbyterian ladies, in the basement of the  church, next Monday evening.   '-  The men who do things, and not  the men who talk about things, are  the men who really bless the town.,  The builders hope to have the new  Methodist church ready for tho opening services by the 1st of February.  Enderby merchants are to be complimented on the splendid quality of  ' the Holiday Goods .they are showing.  Jas. Evans has sold his interest in  the livery business to Ed. J. Mack,  who will continue the business at the  old stand.  The A. R. Rogers Lumber Co. have  discontinued thc Tuesday and Wednesday morning service of electricity  for the winter months.  The Enderby Odd Fellows are making arrangements for a New Year's  eve ball. It promises to be the dancing event of the winter.  ~C. H. Lake, after 12 years' absence  from the old home town, left on  Wednesday evening for Oakville, Ont.  He will be gone three months.  Skating on   the   river has been en-  r  <_.  that there is more health and good-  cheer to come from this great outdoor sport than most people imagine  and that the best way to prove it is  to give people the opportunity to  en;oy it.  Armstrong's mi litia was ordered  out one night last week, and it answered the call somewhat decollette  where the trousers fit tightest; gun  in hand, fire in eye and deucedly in  earnest.   It was   going to settle for  ever and a day the Chinese question  in Armstrong. But when it arrived  on the scene of disturbance, it proved  to be Scotch and not Chinese at a'  at a', and they were just having a  wah bit o' fun in honor o' guid St.  Andrew. It was a Scotch on the  editor.  To celebrate the 12th anniversary  of their wedding, a daughter was  born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed. J. Forester on Sunday evening.- Tuesday the  infant developed a hemorrhage from  the bowels, and that evening passed  away. The sympathy of the community is with Mr. and Mrs. Forrester in their bereavement.  A daughter was born on Monday to  Mr. and Mrs. ,Fred Dean, of Mara.  Winter Poultry Show  Open to Fanciers To-day  The second Annual Poultry Show  given by the Northern Okanagan  Poultry Association, opened in K. of  P. Holl, Enderby, yesterday, (Wednesday) afternoon. Up to noon there  were upwards of 300 entries, and all  had not then been booked. There  was the usual- last hour rush of entries, and when last seen, Secretary  English and Superintendent of Exhibition Smedley ..'ere trying to crawl  from under a   packed house of crow-  e_ra_i _. t. im ���������������������������-__!  WALKER'S  EEKLY  Published every Thursday at Enderby. the Gateway of the famous Okanagan. Land of thc Bis C. nidian Red Apple and the California of Canada  Entered in the Post Office at Enderby, B. C., as second-class matter. _ ;   in order to be poo; in the Okanagan, you have to waste an awful lot of Time and Money."  II.      M.      >V __ I. K 1_ 1 _.  ���������������������������*^_>w__  ONE   MAN^S POINT OF VIEW  U  ^oyed-by-large-crowds-the-past-w^  or ten days, and many jolly parties  have huddled about the big bonfires  on the river bank.  The trouble is not that our church  is too small or not grand enough; it  is that the spirit in the church is a  thousand times more dead than the  stones under the church.  Editor Clement,    of   the Penticton  Press, is receiving   the   sympathy of  "his" "brothers" in   the "craft;   "on the  death of his    wife,    after only eleven  months- of married life. ���������������������������  Next time you feel the habit coming on, go clown to the home merchant, tell him how you arc afllicted,  what you want and sec if he cannot  do better for you than the mailorder man.  Do not miss the children's concert  next Tuesday evening, in K. P. Plall,  in aid of the. Enderby ward in the  Vernon hospital. It will be like all  the affairs given by the children of  Enderby���������������������������first-class.  Fred Moore left last week on a few  months' visit to his Old Country  home. During his absence Mr. Moore  will take a course in photo-finishing  so as further to improve on the excellent work he is doing in this line.  Rev. Jas. Hood, of Summerland,  will preach at the Anniversary services in the Presbyterian church next  Sunday morning and evening. Dinner and programme will be given on  Monday evening following. Special  offering at both services. Sunday  School will meet in the morning as  usual at 10 i a. iw.  Manager Stevens, of the Lumber  Company, has concluded to establish  an .open skating rink for the town,  on the recreation grounds, adjoining  the curling rink. It is Mr. Steven's  intention to make the rink open to  all and absolutely   free, he* believing  m OTHER . England has a sorry  pickle in her pistol pocket this  . Yule-tide, nineteen hundred and  nine. In her Christmas stocking she  will find-one .man ^standing between  the country and revolution, and overshadowing-this the god of war stands  threateningly���������������������������war with her strongest  foe. It _s not pleasant to contemplate, but Britishers are Stoics in  their Yule-tide as well as in the  counting-room, and dangers do not  stampede them, but only make them  more stoical. The complete rejection  of the budget by the House of Lords  has caused consternation in all quarters. It has resulted in the tying up  of funds which were badly needed  and a loan of five hundred millions  will have to.be negotiated at once to  pay the ordinary accounts of the nation. Foreseeing this, and knowing  what the results are likely to be, the  Banlc_of_Engl__(l~"has lielcl-i~ts rate of  interest up to five per cent, and the  outlook is not favorable for this rate  to be reduced for months to come.  Canadian banks, taking their cue  from this greatest financial institution in the world, are sending out a  timely warning throughout the Dominion that this is no time to live  lavishly, or to plunge in business. Go  slow, seems to be thc slogan. Make  sure of your ground.  What has brought this about; what  docs it mean; what will be the end ?  An ominous hush broods over Europe. Tlie nations -and empires of the  Old World arc waiting in breathless  suspense for the breaking of thc  storm. It is con ring with thc speed  of the hurricane, though men have  gone on for months supinely indifferent to it, and empires have hid it  from their eyes. England herself  only yesterday awakened to it. But  warning after warning has been given  only to be scoffed at and ridiculed.  Now the storm is about to break,  and Mother England and her children  see her peril���������������������������may we not say, their  peril. And the war���������������������������the coming war  ���������������������������is on every Britisher's mind if not  upon his lips. With every cabinet  in Europe behind closely guarded  doors, around great tables, grave  and thoughtful men are peering anxiously into a portentous future. "The  tension is felt acutely in Downing  street and the foreign office," says a  writer, "and it is reflected in the  brooding eyes of Pinchon, the great  foreign   minister   of   France.    With  phlegmatic calm, Von Bethman Hol-  weg, the grim chancellor of Germany's war lord, studies the statistics of the superb army, the impregnable, fortresses, and the huge fighting craft that fly the' flag of the  Fatherland. Down in the dual empire of Austria-Hungary, an old man,  whom the winter of life has grasped  with its icy chill, is tottering to the  grave*?'" At' hi's~ell"ow stands" a ''figure  ���������������������������sinister, saturnine, scheming���������������������������waiting for the not far distant moment  when he can grasp the reins of government. In the new Turkey a government, as yet ' untried, is being  carefully studied by all for- the part  it may have to take. Across in Italy  a king, nominally bound by the triple  alliance, has always athwart every  plan the shadow of the recluse of the  Vatican, constantly scheming for a  restoration of temporal, power, and  aided to-day by probably the greatest secretary for state the Church of  Rome has known in a hundred years  ���������������������������Merry Del Val, scholar and ecclesiastic, soldier and dreamer, polished  man of the world and ascetic church  man, keenly cognizant of the move of  every chanaellerie in Europe, and  alert to take the slightest advantage  for the church.  "This is the situation, yet you do  not see it openly discussed in the  newspapers, and you rarely hear it  discussed in public, yet when you  talk confidentially with the men who  are most familiar with the intricate  moves of the various governments  you will be astonished at the frankness iu which they discuss the inevitable eventuality of a great war���������������������������a  war that in its ultimate ramifications will take in England and all  continental Europe. Germany and  England. These are thc great signatory powers to the decree of unrest. They face each other awaiting  the inevitable, thc final war for dominance. Europe is not big enough for  twtf. One must go. Germany has  made her bid for dominance. England cannot acquiesce.  "England is about to go into a general election. England is poor, but  undaunted. Lloyd-George, probably  the ablest chancellor Great Britain  has produced in a generation,  brought in a_ budget which the lords  have rejected. A ministry will stand  or fall at the general election, but  back of it all is the greater, the  more inportant question of England's  world dominance as an empire. The  trouble England encounters to-day in  her budget battle goes back to feudal  days, when the barons had great  grants of land, aud the power of life  and death    over   their   suzerainties;  when they"' were exempt from taxation upon their - lands, but in times  of war must furnish a quota of men,  arms and equipment for the king's  defense. "The feudal system is dead,  but the lord holds his land free of  taxation, while absolved from the  duty of furnishing men and arms.  Now Lloyd-George step's in with his  plans to,make the great nobles, the  great landholders," pay - their- equit-  able~share of taxation, and the house"  of lords rejects the budget. - All this  has close bearing on the strained,  momentous ��������������������������� situation. The increased  taxation is necessary^ to keep up  England's stupendous war plans. Men  and ships.must be provided to sustain England's "dominance on the sea,  and men and ships cost millions.  "The general election will mean  more than the stand or fall of a  ministry, or its adoption or rejection  of a plan of taxation. England is_ a  free trade country. Her vast colonies  are open to the traders of the world.  Germany is the biggest salesman to  England and her colonies. From  Germany's little strip of 300 miles of  sl3l)oa"rd7l.hTseh_.s=h_^f^h"i^s^ffeigh_==  ed with German merchandise to all  the golden colonies of England. The  tariff, reformers, protectionists really,  are demanding protection for English  markets and English trade. Thc only  markets left to Germany are those of  England and her colonies. Close thc  markets of England and her colonies  to Germany- and- Germany -becomes  bankrupt. There you have a cause���������������������������,  not the only one���������������������������but a great one.  The pretext may not be the adoption  of" protection, the intervention  against colonies, tlie contention of  superior sea power; thc pretext will  be something else, but the real reasons will be those cited. Germany  will fight for sheer survival. England will fight to maintain her supremacy. Whichever loses disappears  from thc affairs of the world as a  dominant power. The victor will demand an indemnity big enough to rebuild destroyed ships aud insure the  world's greatest navy for years to  come. If England wins, her territorial and colonial system will be  perpetuated. If Germany wins, huge  land grants in the colony line may be  demanded."  ooo  All there is of life is to do your  work (which really is only play) and  be kind. Anything more than this is  artificial and unnecessary, and the  sacrcdest thing in life for you and  me is the work we are doing,  ooo  Positive   anything   is    better than  negative nothing.  ing cockerels and inquisitive cocks  and cackling hens. At the present .  writing, it is difficult to say what  will be the limit of exhibits, but it is  known that the number of birds will  exceed those shown last year by at  least 100 or 150.  Our poultrymen have made good a  second time, and everything points to  this exhibit being a far greater, success than that of last year. The a  birds are there to make thc competition keener; the fowl are in. better  condition, and there is'' a greater  variety, and more competitors in the  several breeds. The Valley towns are  very much in evidence, and.there are  some fine- entries from the outside. '  It remains for   the   citizens of Enderby and vicinity.to make the show  a complete   success,   by attending it  arid showing an interest in what the  poultrymen,are   doing.     The judging ���������������������������  should be   finished .to-day    at noon,  and this afternoon   and evening, and  to-morrow, from 10 a. m. to 10 p.m.  the hall will- be   open to the public.  The   general    admission  '.is , 25c   for -  adults, 15c for "children:   Friday after   .  noon, from 4 ' to '6,   all.school children will be admitted free.      " '   '   '..   " 1  ENDERBY"PUBLIC  SCHOOL  The following list shows the ,rela:  tiv.e.st^Dding-.o _-all������������������the pupils-in the^  principal's room for the month1 of  ���������������������������November, the marks given daily in  all-'.the subjects, and also'the-marks-  obtained at all the written examinations, having been added together to  obtain the result given: " -   .  Senior ������������������'Division: 1,, Harold Bass;  2, Arthur Teece; 3, -Thos. - McKay;  4, Dorcas Brash; -5, "John McMahon;  6, Vivian Nichol; ' 7,' Gertrude Teece;  8,' Philena Boyer; 9, Sylvia Black;"'  10, Ida Robinson; 11, Allen Dunwoodie; 12, James Johnson; 13, Fred  Johnson; 14, Patrick Mowat; 15,-  Frank Pearson; 16, Amy Bogart; 17,  Oliver Ruttan; 18, Horace Marwood;  19, Jasper Mowat; 20,  John Ant ill a.  Intermediate Division: 1, Arthur  Buchholz; 2, Elmer Grant; 3, Hulda  Carlson; 4, Austin Collin; 5, Rena  Dunwoodie; 6, Alice Marwood; 7,Win-  hie Bell; 8, Pearl Cameron; 9, Mildred  Hutchison; 10, Thomas Elliott; 11,  -Willie^Faulkner;=i2r-Florence=-Ronald;=:::  13,  Sidney Green;   14, Bert Hassard.  Junior Division: 1, Olga Carlson;  2, Bessie Jones; 3, Agnes Carlson;  4,- Walter Dale; 5, Victor Bogart;  6, Herbert Blanchard; 7, Clifford  Greyell.  Forty-one pupils were in attendance  in the principal's room during the  month. Jasper Mowat and John An-  tilla attended during only part of  the month, and the standing of sev^  eral others was lowered by their fre-  quent abseuce.  OUR LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR  The resignation of Lieutenant-Governor Dunsmuir of British Columbia,  has been accepted at Ottawa, and  Thomas W. Patterson, of Victoria,  appointed to fill the vacancy. Mr.  Patterson is a well known and popular figure in the business life of Vancouver Island and the province generally. He possesses large timber  and lumber interests. He sat as member for the Islands in the local legislature from 1903 to 1907, when he was  defeated by Mr. A. E. McPhillips.the  present member-elect for the sam_  constituency. Hc is a Liberal in  politics.  ANNOUNCEMENT  Send your poultry and Pet Stock  to the Ashcroft Poultry Exhibition,  December 28-29-30, 1909. Seventeen ,  Special Prizes. This" is the second  Annual Poultry Exhibition in Ashcroft; will be bigger and better than  ever. Harry H. Collier, judge. H.  Kollenbeck, president. W. Magwell,  secretary. For prize lists for Ashcroft Exhibition, apply to H. E.  Waby, or J. C. English, Enderby.  I will cut   stovewood    any length, .  with steam   saw,    at $1.00 per cord.  H. Greyell, Enderby. i���������������������������<>+o-���������������������������K>.���������������������������<>.-C"^<_^o-^<^^^^  i<  THE BOOMING  OF BEAGHVILLE" |  IP+O+O .-O+O4-0-> O .-Of O 4-04- Of  r.  Tncroctihlo as it seemed, Mr.  _-.-c. lerk-k Tuppen was up against  .���������������������������i <!ifliculty hf.' couki not solve���������������������������Mr.  Tuppen.. wlio was a man of business, a so!f-made man, a man who  had climbed to no less a- dignity  1 ban chairman of thc Beachville  L'rban Council.  Jn returning thanks for bis election as chairman, Mr. Tuppen had  hinted pretty broadly that bis accession to power would be marked  h\ a sudden rise in popularity of  ���������������������������Bea-chville as a seaside resort. He  had promised ihe town-a- wave of  prosperity. Mr. Tuppen also owned the largest grocery establishment in Beachville. And, finally,  Mr. Tuppen was in vague negotiation for the band of Miss MViisie  .Baker, whose father owned several terraces of desirable but- unappropriated villa residences. Mr.  Tuppen remembered the last words  Mr.  Baker  had  addressed to him.  "No.''Tuppen " he had said, "  can't give my consent to you court-  in5 Maisie. You ain't a man of  your word. Tuppen. When you  booms Beachvillc a- bit, like you  .aid. and 1 gets my houses let,  then p'r'aps I'll think about it  again :';  Jn short, Mr. Tuppen bad promised Beachville a pretty considerable  _oor_ this summer, and now people  make the'papers talk!  safe!   Xow we shall see  And    it's  Mr. Tuppen  inhabitant      of  schemed  IT.  was   not   the   only  Beachvillc    who  wild    improbabilities for  the booming of lhat town.    In the  back-oflic"  uf tbe. "Beachville  Gazette"  you   would    have  found    a  young man. whose otherwise genial  features  were  twisted  into a perpetual scowl by deep thought over  i tbe problem    uf    Beachville's    ad-  I vaucement. in prosperity.  j    Ma reliant was bis name, and be  was  tbe    proprietor,    editor,  and  i publisher of tbe "Gazette."   '   He,  too.  bad    fallen    a    victim to thc  _h_rms of Miss Maisie   Baker.  Indeed,   the    affection    was  mutual.  Only  Mr.   Baker    was  intra, tiblc.  When  M a reliant-    had interviewed  J'im with  regard to his consent to  a marriage, lhe worries attendant  or. several empty terraces of houses  were  uppermost    in   bis  mind,  and be gave a flat refusal.  "It's no good, "my lad! Look  -���������������������������ere, when yon can show me tbe  visitors' list in that paper of yours  takin' up a whole page through  your own exertions; then. I might  ���������������������������change my mind. At" present, you  can find roo'rn for all tbe names in  a dozen lines. You alter that, my  boy, and'then we'll sec.'"'  "But how?'"' asked Mr- Ma reliant.  "That's for you fo find out," said  Baker. "And you'll have to buck  up: Tupperr's on the same tack as  yourself!"  And so it came about that Mar-  chant sat in his office for a week,  scowling and scheming.  "Wonder if- "'Suicide of a Local  Editor' would get more than a line  was staying at Beachfield. This  was bad enough; but it was mad������������������  worse by a "second paper, which  stated that the Rajah of Jalapur���������������������������  the right name, mark you !���������������������������was  staying in Brighton��������������������������� whieh was a  tired sub-editor's correction of a  fancied telegraphic error. That so  popular a town as Brighton should  bo the gainer at Beachville's expense annoy.cd Mr. Tuppen excessively.  But still visitors did not arrive  in increasing numbers, and Mr.  Baker lowered the rents of his  houses back to their original figure. Thc booming of Beachvillc  was banging fire.  III.  were calling on him fo redeem his   ������������������b������������������ut  Beachvillc  in    the   London  promise, for up to the present visitors were- remarkably scarce at  iBeacliville.  And so Mr. Tuppen wandered  moodily along tbe empty sea-front  oi Beachville. ' From time to time  his gaze travelled over the beach  tr. ('he sparkling- sea; (hen his eyes  would slowly turn back to the little town, and he would sigh im-  1   patiently.  "If only I could think of a way :"  muttered Mr. Tuppen ; and so came  to a seat on the sea-front, and rested awhile.  '  "Splendid weather, sir!" observed the only other occupant of tbe  beat���������������������������a thin young man of shabby  appearance and florid manner.  "Weather's-all right," conceded  Mr. Tuppen.  "J-'ity there are not a few more  visitors," persisted the young  man.  Mr. Tuppen eyed him with a  baleful stare.  "J suppose few -people know of  ihe place," continued the young  man. _"f didn't myself till this  morning. J came from over there"  ��������������������������� hr- indicated the west with a  graceful sway of bis arm. "l!  walked."  "A tourist'?" asked Mr. Tuppen.  "L w-alk only when, necessary,"  explained the young man. "When  the ghost can't- walk. I have fo.  Oh, J perceive you do not understand the collofjuilisms of our profession���������������������������the profession! J, sir. am  ah actor!"  "Oh,  a   bactor!" observed   Mr.  -Tn pp e n ,__.wi l.li. _d i sda i n   "Yes; but  dailies?"  be pondered bitterly  The oflice-door opened, and Mr.  Baker, bearnine and excited, entered.  "' .ard the news?" demanded  Mr. .Baker. "Tuppen's the boy!  Beachville's going to boom now!  The Rajah of Jalnpur's coming 'ere  .for  a fortnight !"  "Who?" queried Marc-bant.  "The Rajah of Jalapur and his  soot. Tuppen 'card :e was stopping  in l-iondon, so :e wrote to Mm, and  asked Mm to come ou down 'ere.  '������������������'s going to stop at tbe Seaview  Hotel. Tuppen's beat you. my  lad!"  "But Maisie said "  "Never mind what Maisie said���������������������������  IJI.'s  what   I   say!    And 1 say Tup-  ' pen's just tbe sort of cnterprisin'  j man  !o make. :er a good Misband.  ! Gettin'' a rajah down 'ere's a stroke  of genius���������������������������that's what I calls it;  a rajah  with a soot of four black  niggers, and    any    amount of diamonds.   Beachville's made, my boy  !_nd  I'm  off to the  agent's to see  ! about them  houses of mine!"  j     He departed in a whirl of satis-  ! faction.   Marehant gloomily walked  ! into the street.    On every side he  j beard of the impending advent of  iihe  rajah.      People    were already  .buying  flags  with   which   to dec-oral e thc town.  Something of an. official communication was issued that night,  stating that tbe rajah would arrive at the station on the morrow,  and would be met by tbe chair-  ���������������������������jnan and members of the council.  1 lie.A.ncicnLQrdc.r of.Camels.inj'nII  I'or the moment I am  hut a travelling mountebank ��������������������������� 1.  who have appeared at the Lyceum  and His Majesty's--as a unit in a  <;i-owd, I admit : bin. still, f have  heen assured that- f have invariably  performed capably. A fortnight  Jigo J joined a travelling variety  .ompany. To cut a long story short',  yesterday the manager crave each  of us . wo"shilling's" nnd fourpence,  find told us we \sere at liberty to  depart, for be bad no money, ;u.d  yio chance of getting an,, more. And  .mi I am walking to London. 1 was  .in impersonator'."  "An impersonator;" echoed Mr.  .ruppet).  fire  brigade,  and  the  next day  most im-  had ever  noon, the  li  '.  All  a  ��������������������������� w iiie .  mililarv  He rose  aspect.  '.I nppen,  wild I v.  'rcc-i _ol \  .nd.   assiuu  .Irnkcd an imaginary moustache.  "The German Emperor ! Again"  - be stooped and gave vent- to a  < buckle ��������������������������� "Harry  Lauder !"  "Waif  a  minute!"    begged  Mr.  Hi._  brain    was  working  'Could you do a nigger.  The youth, without ado. whist-  <-d shrilly, emitted a. gurgling laugh  ;ind danced a  few intricate steps.  "Xo. no!" said Mr. Tuppen ini-  j'alienily. "f mean a swell one ���������������������������  A   Roger,  for instance !''  "A rajah." replied the youth,  with immense confidence. "Give  me a stick of brown paint and the  props, and I could be a rajah of  anywhere !"  " "Ere, when it's dark to-night.  _aid Mr.  Tuppen  sud.le.ly.  "come  down t-o this scat again.    I want to  t:ilk   to yon���������������������������business.    See !'"  Mr. Tuppen turned homeward,  bis brain working elatedly. Arrived at bis bouse. Ur. Tuppen  .ook a ga/eteer from the "hell", and  opened it. haphazard.  "Tbe   Rajah    of- the     Rajah     _.  Jalapur!" iie exclaimed.    "That'll  regalia,  the  town  band.  The  aclual    reception  was.  indeed,  one of the  posing  sights   Beachvillc  wi t nessed.    Pu net iki 11 y a t  Rajah  of  .Jalapur  stepped  from a  first-class carriage,   to be received  in   Beachvillc Station with vociferous cheering.   Tbe rajah was quite  a'young man. rather thin in build,  and  bis  altire  was  modestly  bril-  "ant.      hespiie bis brown face, be  ���������������������������spoke  English very    well,  and  replied   to  the  welcoming  speech  of  the chairman by a few well-chosen  words, accompanied by much gracc-  fu' bowing.  Mr. Tuppen accompanied (be rajah to bis hold, and there left him  to rest after the fatigues of the  journey. The ne.vt two hours were  spent by Mr. Tuppen in writing out  telegrams, and composing paragraphs  for the ur.ivcrs.al  Press.  Tlie rajah took bis lunch in privacy at the hotel, and in the after-  noon be drove along (hc sea-front  in company with Mr. Tuppen.. Mr.  Tuppen's personal popularity rose  li fever-height. Even Marehant  had to admit this in the article be  rfluclaiitly penned for the "Gazette." In the circumstances, tbe  writing of a eulogy on Mr- Tuppen  was a diflicult task, but Marehant  performed it.  I'or the next week the rajah was  iar sight on  tbe  Beachville  Jt was the last day of thc rajah's  stay; on the- morrow he would bo  leaving.  Marehant knew that his readers  would be expecting further news of  the rajah in (be next issue of thc  "Gazette." He was in. hopes of  getting from the rajah's lips a  personal expression of approval .of  Beachville. To that end be sought  out Mr. Tuppen.  '/Good-day,    Mr.    Tuppen!"    be  said.    "About th. rajah "  "Well?"   scowled  Tuppen.  Marehant was the one man above  all others whom he desired to keep  from  inquiries concerning the  rajah.  "Do you think I could have a  few words with  him?"  "No,   I  don't!"   answered   Tuppen ungraciously.    "Good-day!"  "But vou're    such  a.   friend  of  his "'    <>  "J. tell you hc won't see you!"  shouted Tuppen rudely, for he was  very sore. "What's the good of  your tuppeny-ha'penny rag to Mm,  I should like to know?"  "If you asked him, he might consent to see mc !"  "Well. I sha'n't���������������������������see! Hc don't  want to see no rotten reporters!  Xo more do I! I've seen and heard  enough of you ! Got tbe cheek to  'ang about after Maisie Baker,  ain't you! As if she could ''ave  anything to do with an ink-stained  pauper like you! You and your  paper���������������������������yo.n're both a couple of  swindles!"  '/Really,  Mr. Tuppen "  "Oh, go and 'ang yourself!" retorted Mr. Tuppen, and stamped  off.  "TM1 be even with you one day!"  thought Marehant, and went to the  Seaview Hotel.  As a forlorn hope, he sent his  card direct to the rajah, with a request for a short interview. As  he expected, the reply came that  the rajah could see no one.  "I ought to write something  about him when he's gone,"  thought Marcliant. "Something pf  a more intimate nature. If L  could only interview him wouldn't  olc  Tuppen swear!"  He sat pondering, then took his  difficulty to the manager cf the hotel. It so happened -that it was  policy for the manager of the hotel to keep on thc best terms with  Marehant, so ho speedily evolved  an idea.  "Tell you what," he said. "Hs'c  only got one nigger attendant to  look after him, and we have to put  "Made Beachville the laughingstock of the world, has that Tuppen!" he shouted. "What about  ray houses now 1 Not another visitor will come near such a pack of  foold as we've been ! I don't never want to see Tuppen again ! And  a precious chance you've got of  filling lhat page with a visitor's  list!"  "I don't know so much," replied  Marehant enigmatically.  Next morning the Press of England, owing to Marchant's labors  with telegraph and "flimsy," had  a- new joke. Here was a hoax, and  thc story of n duped chairman and  the plausible rajah caused a broad  smile from cast lo west, from norJi  to south. And the best of it was  that each account spoke of "the  beautiful little seaside town of  Beachville," or of "that delightful spot on the coast, Beachvillc."  Thc Weekly Press took up the  joke and here there was-scope for  more information regarding Beachville, and Marehant saw that they  got it. People reading of the Beachville hoax read also at the same  time of Beachville's merits. The  "Moon" declared that it contained  . colony of artists, who were annoyed at the popular notice, which  might lead to the invasion of their  seclusion; the "Herald" maintained that Beachville was occupied  solely by aristocrats, who resented publicity.  People began to talk of Beachville: better still, people began to  visit Beachville. Best of all. they  recommended the place to others.  Beachville became popular at last.  Marehant not only showed Mr.  Baker a page of visitors' list; ho  showed him a special four-page  supplement filled with names.  The booming of Beachville    had  been successfully accomplished.  . * * * *  Mr. Baker's houses are all let  now save one. This he has reserved as a wedding present.���������������������������London  Answers.  THEV NEVER RETURNED  THE TRAGIC HISTORI OF P 0 ���������������������������  LA It EXPLORATION.  Disastrous   Expeditions   Into   tha  Regions of Perpetual  Ice.  Thc first great tragedy of Arctic  exploration was the mysterious disappearance of Sir jJbn Franklin  and more (ban 100 of his companions. After having made two successful voyages to the frozen North.  JM-anklin left Greenhithe u May.  1S45. Just about two months  be sent despatches home  Whalcfish Island, and then fo  cd a silence which has  been broken.  ne vet-  ate i  Void  lows'i.i re  on  a  waiter to  help serve him  at  .dinner.    You   be    the  -waiter    to-  LIYJXG CHEAPLY IN ENCI.ANI)  What Suffolk Carrier Kepi  family  of Twelve On.  Here is a talc of cheap living told  by a carrier belonging to a village  on the Suffolk coast. He might be  a successor to Barkis, for it is  Bin ndeston, the birthplace of Dav'd  Copperfield. He had taken in eight  London children to board for a  week, and with himself and his wife  and two children of their own,  {here were twelve people to feed.  He put down thc exact cost of every  item of food, w-hat was taken from  tbe garden being rated at market  value, and the total was $5.56 for  the week, or a- fraction under 47  cents each. "We all had plenty,"  stated this burly fellow, who can  shoulder a couple of hundredweight  as lightly as a toy, and with a  smile be added, "You know 1 have  a good appetite, and the. air did  make those London children eat."  There was fish for breakfast, either fresh or the Yarmouth bloater, with, coffee, or cocoa; meat  for dinner, in the form of nutritious stews, with gren peas and othei  _  .n'mil  sea-wal  He was, however, a most  j inaccessible    potentate.      To    the.  [people of Beachville be never spoke  save io .   r. Tuppen.  lint- there was. a cloud io the sun  of Mr. Tuppen's sat isfaci ion. The  London papers ignored lhe important presence, of tin; rajah at Beachville. True, one paper bad mentioned that tbe ILijah of Jellypure  night!"  Therefore, it came about that evening that Marehant stood behind  the rajah's chair when that ruler  came striding in  to his dinner.  Now, it was probably due to Mar-  chant's inexperience that a- contretemps occurred at as early a course  as thc soup. In handing the rajah  his plateful, hc was nwkward, and  a few drops swished over the side  of the plate on to the rajah's gleaming  shirt-front.  The rajah bent bis bead to see  the extent of the disaster. Mar-  chant suddenly ceased bis apologies  to stare in fascination tit the rajah's neck. The brown skin ended  abruptly beneath tbe collar, and  was succeeded by gleaming while!  .Marehant held bis peace till the  tend of dinner. He was a long time  clearing tbe table: be had not lin-  isbed when the negro went i ito another room to fetch his master's  cigar-case.  Then Mai .limit locked tbe door,  and turned to the rajah. Evcntu-  /illy, with bluff and a five-pound  note, and a promise to delay action till after the rajah's departure,  he wormed the rajah's secret from  him.  The rajah, as had been arranged,  left Beachville next day; a crowd  of the inhabitants were at tiie station to see him off.  Hardly bad the train left the  station when there was published  a special edition of the "Gazette."  Beachville, incredulous. learnt  bow it had been hoaxed; bow the  chairman of its council had been  duped by a bogus rajah. _ The rajah had been merciful in bis disclosures.  Mr.  Baker was purple with rage  vegetables,    the   cheap    "shin    of  bandy.   The bread  and  the best    of  > >  beef" coming in  ���������������������������___s__homc_made  milk is only three-pence a quart-  It seemed an incredible story that  all should fare so well on this small  sum, did one not know what good  management may do. Blundeston,  or .Blundcrstonc. as Dickens has it,  has changed but little since "David  Copperfield" was written, but the  (rippers that drive through from  Lowestoft or Yarmouth find more  attraction at ihe village inn than  iu a visit to the church and that  green churchyard so vividly described in the opening chapters of  the novel.  v* hen  lice.  be burst into Marchant's of-  CUNYIITED BY TII .RM0.M _T_lt  Ilow Ihe    Assailants   of a  Scotch  Physician were Tracked.  In conned ion with lhe dealh of  Dr. Whitelaw of Kirkintilloch an  interesting story is told of iiis early  career, says the Glasgow Medical  Journal. Being called up one  night be was walking along with  the messenger when be was set upon and knocked down in a lonely  part of the road.  His pockets were rilled and he  was left lying on the road severely  injured. One of the articles stolen  was a clinical thermometer with  which be bad that evening taken  tbe temperature of a patient. He  remembered the temperature registered, also that he had not shaken  down tbe mercury before putting  (he thermometer back in bis pocket  and he communicated these facts  It. the police.  Some lime afterward a thermometer registering the identical temperature was d'scovered in a pawnshop in Glasgow and by this means  the police were enabled to track the  doctor's assailants and to arrest  them.  FROZEN HOPES.  In 1871 there was another Arctic  tragedy. Captain Hall, ihe. commander of the U. S. ship Polaris,  left New York with high hop.s in  the June of that year, was frozen  in by the following Septemo.r, and  died in November. His cr:. v, moro  fortunate than he, survived, and,  after intense suffering, reached  Newfoundland in May, 13��������������������������� '3  Still more disastrous wis an expedition which left San Francisco a few years later���������������������������that of tho  Jeannettc, commanded by Caut."'.u  do J_ong. This steamer, after braving a thousand perils, eve Uually  sank during a terrific hurricane,  previously having broken --tej.u in  two. The whole of her crc v escaped, only, however, soon to :ncet  with another disaster. While they  were making for the Siberian c'oa-.,  one of the three ship's boats foundered with all hands, and the otbe.  two, in charge of De Long and Commodore Melville respectively, separated, the leader's boat drifting  to the shores of the Lena delta, and  Melville's reaching a Siberian settlement on the River Lena.  Melville and his companions���������������������������a  party of ten in all���������������������������travelled inland, succeeded in procuring assistance, and returned to Biiccvir  tbe leader and his party. " Aftor  many hardships, they reached D'-j  Long's last camping-place; but,  unhappily, they were too late.  Thirteen frozen bodies la.y half  buried in thc snow.  STARVING TO DEATH.  . Intensely tragic, again, was the  Greeley expedition. Through the  failure of a relief-ship���������������������������whicli waR  fast in thc ice. far away to the  south���������������������������Greeley and his comrades  found themselves, at the beginning  cf the long Polar night, with only  forty days' provisions, less than  one-6ftb the quantity required.  One man became so .nadl.y ravenous that he actually pilfered from  the slender store of rations, an ',  being ultimately caught red-hand-  c<(, was condemned to death. "Private Henry will be executed today," wrote Greeley.   And he was.  When the end  was very near a.  steamer's  whistle  was heard, .airl  soon    afterwards    a      relief-party  burst into the but in which the sm-  -v.i-v-0 rs J ay_._=_S a_:ed__saxecLJxoj_j_LO_=_:  very jaws of death !  Later, August Andree threw away  his life in an attempt to reach the  North Pole by balloon. He vai  if bed .completely. So, too, about  fifteen years ago, did a small _arly  which left St. John'8 under the  command of the Swedish natur-il-  ists Bjorling and Kalstcnnius.  Such is in part���������������������������the list might  easily be "ex I ended���������������������������the heavy"!_ II"  whicli has been exacted from explorers by the frozen North. It  illustrates as nothing else can lhe  dangers of thc Arctic regions-  OLD-TIMF PI.NAI/HI. ..  If Yon (ailed a Man  Had to Pay lor  a Liar  It.  You  if  one  liar  Englishman  there  was.  Tn   the  past,  called  another  a  something lo pay.   The seventeenth  century    mayor, sheriff   and    city  grandees generally    were keen on  this point of etiquette.   The direct,  accusation co"t 11 shillings 6 pence  ($2.76); the subtle hint, 6 shillings  3 pence ($1.00).    And there was a.  reduction   on   repetition.      Swearing, too, was promptly suppressed.  Jn 1650 a law was   passed   laying  down the  penalty for a  first-class,  offen'e.   The fines were graduated.  That for  a  lord    for    30 shillings  ($7.20).  for an esquire 10 shillings  ($2.40). while all "inferior person)  could   have  a   "few   words"   for  shillings and A pence (SO cents).  ..."  3  -*-  could^  6<t  ACCOMMODATING  The hobo���������������������������"Madam  a cold bite here 1"  The lady���������������������������"A cold bite? W)v  certainly, J'll let- Bruno eat so:_  ice before he grabs you." _       ILS  1  *  _<  v\  HOME. |  HOW TO MAKE GOOD HASH.  To many palates the taste of good  hash is wholly unknown, because  though such a common dish, tew  cooks understand the art of making it and do not appreciate that  tho ordinary mixture of meats and  vegetables, masquerading as bash,  is but a travesty upon thc well-  made article.  If thc directions given in thc following recipes for thc various kinds  cf hash be strictly observed, the  result in each instance will be a  most satisfactory revelation to thc  housewife whose makeshift of a  dish called, for want of another  jiairine, hash, has only met with  scant welcome on the family table :  Corned-Beef Hash.���������������������������This is, perhaps, tho most usual and at the  same time one of the most savory  kinds of hash. To make it, allow  one part of cold boiled potato cut  into small cubes to two parts of  cold corned-beef chopped fine; mix  welLand season to taste with salt  and pepper. Put. a large tablespoonful of butter in a frying-pan;  fwhen melted turn the meat and  potato mixture into it and add  enough boiling water to moisten  thoroughly. Cover "closely and set  on a hot part of the range for five  minutes, being careful not to let  it scorch. When a crust is formed  on the bottom, turn and brown the  upper side; then transfer to a hot  platter and send to the tablo at  once.  Corned-Beef Hash with Cheeso.���������������������������  Prepare the moat and potatoes as  iu preceding recipes, then put into  a buttered baking-pan, molding  with the hands into- the form of an  omelet. Dredge with bread-crumbs,  dot with bits of butter, and bake  a light-brown in a hot oven. Just  before taking the hash from the  oven, cut four ounces of Canadian  cheese into small pieces and stir  over the fire in two tablespoonfuls  of sweet milk until melted. Beat  ���������������������������an egg light, add one tablespoonful  of milk, mix well, add to the  cheese, season with cayenne, and  ���������������������������stir a few minutes. Turn the hash  out on a hot platter, pour thc  _hees_ mixture over it, garnish  ���������������������������with parsley, and send to the table  at onco.  Beefsteak -Hash.���������������������������Cut the lean  portions of' left-over steak into  ���������������������������small pieces, discarding all bone  and gristle and most of the fat.  Pare &nd slice thin raw potatoes  in thc proportion of half meat and  half potatoes; chop ai small onion  fire; put the whole over the fire  in enough cold water to allow for  several hours' cooking without replenishing, which detracts from the  richness of the hash. Bring slowly  to the boiling point, then simmer  until tho potatoes thicken the  gravy. Season to taste with salt,  pepper and butter. This hash may  be cooked the day before, then reheated for breakfast.  Quick Hash.���������������������������Cut tender cold  roast beef or veal into dice; put  ���������������������������___ff.r_tl__.fire in.cokLwater_ to_co.vei_  well; add for each two cupfuls of  meat one teaspoonful of minced onion and a pinch of celery seed. Cook  twenty minutes, season with salt,  pepper and butter, and thicken the  gravy with one heaping teaspoonful of flour wet with a little cold  water.  Mutton Hash with Green Peas.���������������������������  Chop the lean portions of cold roast  c boiled mutton "fin������������������." "Cook in  ���������������������������nough cold water to cover, adding.  if the flavor is liked, a little minced  onion. Bring slowly to the boiling  point, then move the vessel to a  cooler part of thc range and simmer until thc meat is very tender.  Season with salt, pepper and butter, thickening with flour. Have  ready stewed peas, fresh or canned,  6easoncd for the table, also a sufficient number of buttered rounds of  toast; heap a helping of the hash  iD tho centre of each round and  surround with a border of peas.  Hash in Pepper Shells.���������������������������Chop  cold roast veal or fowl fine; cover  .with cold water and cook slowly  until very tender. Then season to  taste with salt; add a dash of cayenne and a generous lump of butter. Remove from thc fire and add  sufficient bread-crumbs to give  "body" to the hash. Have at hand  the required number . of pepper  ehells washed clean; fill these with  the hash, stand upright "in a baking-pan, dot with butter, half fill  the pan with boiling water and  stand in a hot oven fifteen minutes.  This makes a delicious luncheon  dish or an entree.  set aside until ready to serve. Then  fill with equal parts of chopped  walnuts and dates and cover with  whipped cream. J  Berry Griddle Cakes.���������������������������Take half  a pint of huckleberries, raspberries, or strawberries and one and  one-half pints of flour, ono teaspoonful of salt, one tablespoonful  of brown sugar, two teaspoonfuls  of baking powder, two eggs, and  one pint of milk. Sift together  flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder, add beaten eggs, milk and berries, mix into a batter; have the  griddle hot enough to form a crust  as soon as the batter touches it.  Ir. order to confine thc juice of the  berries turn quickly on the other  side, turn once more on each side  to complete the baking.  Grape Conserve���������������������������Fivo pounds  Concord grapes, off stems; three  pounds granulated sugar, two  pounds seeded raisins, one pound  shelled English walnuts. Cover the  grapes with water and cook until  seeds can be separated by rubbing  through a coarse sieve. Add sugar  and raisins, which have previously  been cut in two or quartered. Cook  until like marmalade. When done  add chopped walnuts.  vegetables where the odorous steam  is likely to permeate the house, allow a cup of vinegar to simmer on  the back of the stove.  If your furniture has grown dull  ���������������������������and streaked try rubbing up with  ���������������������������a flannel dipped in equal parts of  turpentine and coal oil. It polishes quickly and much more cheaply  than expensive polishes.  CURE THAT OBSTINATE SORE.  Wbere Ordinary Salves fail Zam-Buk  Succeeds.  erro-c  ���������������������������ooa  SMALL CAKES.  Chocolate Cookies.���������������������������Six  well beaten, one pound sugar, one  pound butter creamed, one pound  chocolate grated fine, one-half  pound almonds blanched and chopped, one-half pound of another  kind of nuts chopped, one-half  pound raisins chopped and seeded-,  cinnamon, cloves, and alspice each  cne spoonful���������������������������if less seasoning is  desired omit alspice���������������������������one teaspoonful of baking powder, and enough  flour to roll out well. Bake in a  moderate oven, not too fast. If  frosted they will keep a long time.  This makes 150 cookies, cut the size  of a 25 cent baking powder can.  Savoy Cakes���������������������������Beat together for  twenty minutes the yolks of six  eggs and- one-half of a pound of  powdered sugar. When light and  thick add one-half a pound of sifted pastry flour, the grated rind  and juice of" one lemon, and four  ounces of cornstarch. . Whip the  whites of the eggs to a stiff, dry  froth, and carefully cut them.  Bake in a quick oven in finger  molds that have been-buttered,  then dusted with flour and sugar.*  Egg Kisses.���������������������������Wrhites of six stiffly  beaten eggs,' one pint of granulated  sugar, folded in; a teaspoonful of  vanilla. Drop on greased tins and  bake in slow oven. Serve with  whipped cream. - Makes a delicious  dessert.  GREEN CORN.  Corn on Cob.���������������������������An excellent way  to prepare corn on the cob in order to receive good results is as  follows: Place in a large kettle half  full of water two cupfuls of milk  and a tablespoonful of sugar. When  this comes to a boil add corn, take  off fire, and cover tightly. Steam  twenty minutes. In this way thc  corn remains pure white.  Corn Fritters���������������������������Ono dozen ears  of corn, cut off the cob and put  through the grinder; three eggs,  whites beaten separately; two-  thirds cupful of flour, in which you  put_ a level teaspoonful_o_f__baking  powder. " Stir" lightly _ togeth er.  Bake on a hot griddle with plenty  of lard.  SEASONABLE RECIPES.  Stuffed Apples.���������������������������Peel and core  apples, .but leave whole, then steam  until    done.     Put on    plate and  . -  8j>rji_kl. with pulverised sugar and*    Wh<n c .o^g cabbage or other  USEFUL HINTS.  Salt added to starch is responsible for the gloss on linen when it  is ironed.  Elderberries and green grapes,  equal portions, or tart apples, make  a fine jelly."  Use chocolate creams for a cake  filling, or place them on top and  frost all over.  Moths will not come where clothes  have been sprinkled with turpentine; thoy hate the odor.  Crisp cabbage may be substituted  for celery in chicken salad when  the celery is out of season.  Unbleached calico shrinks in thc  wash. Allow; an extra inch to each  yard in making it up, to allow for  this.  To keep the whites of eggs from  falling after being whipped try adding while whipping a pinch of  cream of tartar.  Instead of laboriously grating  chocolate for cooking purposes,  break it into good-sized bits and  stand over boiling water until molted.  Put an orange or a lemon in the  jar or box with your newly made  sweet cakes or cookies and you will  find it will give them a delicate and  delicious flavor.  Don't move a cake in the oven  when you want to see if it is_ baking well. Open the door quickly,  str^e a match, and you can see at  i>> glance the whole surface-  A  most    useful    article in the  kitchen is a smallchild's slate, on  which to write articles to be ordered from tho butcher or the grocer  (as fast as they run short  I ..  U__     ___J^_t rt    _nl\l.onrn  Chronic lores whicli cause trouble by  " breaking open," may bs cured by /Cxm-Bul.  as well as recent injuries and diseases. If  you suffer from some old sore���������������������������-hidden, .perhaps, but none the less painful for chrvt���������������������������  don't dally, apply' Nature's healing essences  as provided in Zam-Buk. Mrs. I. 1 . A3_ton,  of in, Vickers Street, Fort William, tells  how valuable Zain-Huk is as a family balm.  She says:���������������������������''We first used Zam-Buk for  cuts and bruises, etc., and found it so satisfactory that my husband started using it for  a chronic sore. For a long, time he had been  bothered with an old sore on his leg. and had  used various preparations, yet nothing had  permanently cured it. He began applying  Zam-Buk balm, and was very soon agreeably  surprised to notice a great improvement.  " It was only a matter of a short time before Zam-Buk had thoroughly cleansed the  sore ofa II foul matter and healing commenced.  It is now some months since the sore was  completely closed, and there is no likelihood  of it breaking out again.  " Since then my baby, eighteen months old,  has been cured of eczema on the scalp by  Zam-Buk. This eczema came in red pimples,  and if rubbed or scratched, formed into sores.  The child wa������������������ very fretful from the irritation  of the scalp, but whenever Zam-Buk was  applied it seemed to bring the greatest relief.  Frequent applications were effective in clearing all traces of the disease from the baby's  scalp in a short space of time. I feel it niy  duly to give the credit whire due, and I cheerfully recommend Zam-Buk to all sufferers from  chronic sores, bad leg, or eczema."  Zam-Buk is Nature's"own healing balm,  being composed of pure herbal essences. It  is a sure cure for eczema, ringworm, ulcers,  cuts, hums, bruises, poisoned sores, chronic  wounds, bad leg, piles, festering sores, chapped hands, cold-sores, frost-bite, and all skin  injuries and diseases. Druggists and stores  everywhere s-.1 at 50c. a box, or post free  for price from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto; 3  boxes #1.25. You are warned against harmful imitations represented to be "just as good."   *   MORE TAXES TOR FRANCE.  One a Burden Which thc Taxed arc  Glad to Assume.  The new Minister- of Finance,  Georges Cochery, has achieved the  impossible. He has proposed a  scheme for additional taxation  which has not aroused a cry of protest- He has actually found a form  of taxation which is expected to  yield $7,600,000 and which those on  whom,it is proposed are glad to pay.  He has kept <some taxes which his  predecessor, M. Caillaux, had pro;  posed to introduce into, the budget, including the increased tax  on automobolies, and he has proposed several new taxes. He has-  discarded M. Caillaux's succession  duties, but he proposes to make  grandchildren' and great-grandchildren who inherit directly from their  grandfathers pay at tho same rate  a_s. their fathers would have paid.  Sons or daughters who inherit-  more than their natural share from  their father's estate will have to  pay at the same rate as a stranger  on the supplementary part falling  to them.  ___.OLco u r. e^M-T-Goc h e r-y-4i a s=r e s 0 r fc*  ed to the two great standbys of  French financial Ministers in want  of money���������������������������tobacco and drink. For  smoking tobacco he has not offended people by raising the price, but  has- slightly diminished the size of  the packet. At the same time he  has promised to have small packets  put up at four or five cents instead  of the present awkward .cube.  Cheaper cigarettes up to ten cents  a packet and cigars which cost one  cent and two cents are not to be altered in price. Higher priced cigars are to. be raised about 25 per  cent.  M. Caillaux intended to require  al receipted bills up to $2 to bear  a one cent receipt stamp. M. Cochery has left receipts under $2  free from a stamp, but proposes a  two cent stamp for receipts between $2 and $-10, a four cent stamp  for receipts between $-10 and ..20o.  a 10 cent stamp for receipts up to  $2,000 and a 20 cent stamp for receipts exceeding $2,000.  Like M. Caillaux, he hopes to increase the tax on advertising posters and he would make luminous  advertisements pay double rates,  for hc says they serve a double purpose, as'ordinary advertisements  in the day and luminous at night."  Anybody opening a new place for  the sale of drink will pay a- tax  equal to a year's rent.  But M. Cochery's triumph is to  make wine growers and absinthe  and bitters manufacturers provide  the State with $7,600,000 and glad  t.i do it." Hhis he has accomplished by proposing that every bottle  of w'nc, absinthe, bitters, etc.,  should bear a small label provided  by thc Government at a cost of two  cents or so. This label, stuck presumably over the cork, would be a  guarantee to the public and a pro  tection to the grower 'of wine as  against the manufacturer whose  output of wine is independent of  the grape harvest.  Such are M. Cochery's proposed  means of "buckling the budget," as  the French say. They must, of  course, be debated by the Chamber.  CANOE'S STRANGE CREW.  Thc Boat Had Drifted Two Thousand Miles.  An inward bound steamer was  hailed by thc pilot boat stationed  outside thc mouth of thc Yangta:-;c  River and asked Lo take three pad  sengerson board and bring them up  to Shanghai, says tho Shanghai  Times. These passengers proved  to be black men of small statu.,  with frizzled hair and faces of th:  /ncgrito type. All that could be  discovered about them was tint  they had been picked up in a can >e  by some Chinese fishermen off the  Chusan Islands.  When found they-were in an etna  ciated condition and had evidently been exposed in their little cra.t  for many days with little to eat  or drink. From signs made by th.  men it was understood that then,  were originally five in the partf.  but that two had died. The castaways were well treated by the  Chinese and then brought up on  a junk and handed over to the j;:-  lot boat, '  As soon as the Tamsui arrived  in port the men were handed over  to the care of the river police. Their  only clothing consisted of shirts and  trousers given-to them by tho o_i  cers of the vessel. They wore massive ear ornaments of coral aad  shells, with necklaces of the same-  materials, and one of the men,'who  was considerably older" than the  others and had a beard, was tat  tooed on his arms and legs.  Two boxes which the men hai  brought with them were searched  with a view to finding a clew to  their nationality, but the contents,  which consisted mainly of twine  and hooks, merely showed that the  strangers were fishermen. For two  days the mystery of their voyage  was unsolved, as no one could be  found who could speak or understand their language.  Eventually, as it was supposed  that" they belonged to., one of the  German islands, around' Xew Guinea, they were taken to the German Consulate, where a map was  put before them.and the names bf a  number of islands were read out.  When Saipan Island, one of the La-  drone group, was mentioned the  men became intensely excited and  showed by sign3 that that was  where they had come from. They  are now under the care,of the German Consul, who is making arrangements to have them sent to  their homes via Hongkong.  The Ladrone Islands are about 2,-  000 miles from Shanghai in a southeasterly direction, and -it is still a  mystery how these dark fishermen  came to be picked up so far away  from their native island, as the  prevailing winds of the last .two  months have been from the north.  How long they were adrift in their  canoe is still unknown, as no one  has yet been ���������������������������found-w_o-can_.speak.  to them in a  stand.  tongue they under-  I OWE MY LIFE TO CIN PILLS.  If you want to see a happy woman, just  call on Mrs. Mollio Dixon. 59 Hoskln  (Are.,  West Toronto.  "After ton years of suffering from Kidney Disease, I beliove I owo my life to  din Pills. Before I becin usinc Gin Pills  my back ached no muclrthat I could not  ^put on my shoes, but after takiujr three  boxes of Gin Pills these troubled arc all  gone. It Is a pleasure for mo to add one  more testimonial to th.. e~^D'l reputation  of "Gin Pills."  Mrs. N. Dixon.  SOo.  a  box.  G  for .2.50.  at   all   dealer...  Sample free if you   write   National   Drur  _ Chemical Co., (Dopt. W. L.) Toronto, Out.'   L*   STRANG!] MANDATE.  Man in Superstitious India Obeys  Foolish Custom.  India is a land of many strange  superstitions, hut a recent case reported from a town called Bada-  on is curious almost beyond belief.  An inhabitant lost two wives in  quick succession, and was about  to contract a third marriage, when  he received the following mandate  from the relatives of the bride:  "We ar������������������ told that when a man  has already lost two wives, his  third also dies very soon. In order  to satisfy the Angel of Death, you  are requested to marry a doll, and  thereafter come and marry our  daughter, who should bo your  fourth wife, and not   your third-"  The man did as ho was told. He  married the doll, then gavo out  that she was dead/ buried her with  great pomp and proceeded to marry  his fourth wife.  A man's credit is usually good as  long as his money lasts.  [AFTER SIX YEARS  OF INDIGESTION  Dr, Williams' Pink Pil's Made a.  Permanent Dure-  There  arc many medicines that  will relieve indigestion for a time���������������������������'  there are few that will make a per-j  nianent cure.   But there is one me-;  dicinc  that is a    sure cure���������������������������that;  medicine    is    Dr.   Williams'  Pink  Pills.   They have cured thousand.''  of cases���������������������������many of    them of years  standing.    Cases like that ot Mr..  John E. Scale of Montreal, Que.,|  after many other medicines  have  been tried and found worthless- Mr..  Seale says:���������������������������"For nearly six year*  1 suffered with indigestion. During  all that time I was constantly tak-j  ing medicine, for the trouble,  but'  never got more than temporary re-!  lief.    Finally I decided "to try Dr.|  Williams' Pink Pills and after us-,  ing them for some time the trou-'  ble disappeared and I am now able,  to  eat heartily without the least  trace of the   suffering I formerly;  endured.   I caii, from my own ex-'  periencc,  strongly recommend Dr.j  Williams' Pink Pills as a permanent cure for indigestion."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale  People are good for every disease  that good blood is good for, simply,  because they .make good,blood ���������������������������  that is why they cure rheumatism,'  heart palpitation, indigestion, neu-'  ralgia,  St.  Vitus' dance and the  ailments of girlhood and  womanhood.   Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, for  Pale People are sold by all medicine dealers or direct by. mail at  50 cents a box or six boxes for. $2>-  5C from The Dr. Williams' Medicina  Co., Brockville, Ont.  __ JU .  SOME OF DICKERS FAMILr.  Itrolbcr,   Sisfor-in-Lmr   and   Son  Buried in Illinois.  One brother, a sister-in-law and  a son of Charles Dickens, the Eng- ;  hsh novelist, have found their final  re_sting   place     in. Illinois.   'The  bodies of the brother and Jus wife  and three children are in Graceland  Cemetery, and   that   of the son,  Francis Jeffery.Dickens, is buried  at Moline.     Confirmation  .of the.-,  statement.that Augustus"N. Dick-;  ens; brother of the novelist, died5  n\   Chicago   and    was    buried at:  Graceland,  Oct.  7,  1866,  was obtained from Ossian. C.   Simonds,  landscape    superintendent   of the- "_  cemetery. .  Reference to the records show*  that Mrs. Bertha Dickens and three  children of the couple were buried  previously, Mrs. Dickens' death  preceding that of her husband by  about one year.  Francis Jeffery Dickens died, afc  Moline in 1887. a year after he obtained his discharge as a mamber  of thc Canadian northwest mounted police, with which he .served,  as an inspector at Fort Pitt during  the Kiel rebellion, which waa  brought to a close in 1S85. '-  Charles Dickens was the only  member of tbe family who made  much money, as the records show-  His-father;-.__h___oj_iguiaLof^Mica-w--r^^  ber, was considere ! improvident  and the "British Government is paying small pensions to two nieces of  the novelist. Thero is said to be  no headstone over the graves of  Augustus _f. Dickens and his wife  and children.  When Francis Jeffery Dickens  died at Moline he was without .  money, having spent all he had before "arriving from" Ottawa, Ont.,  where be passed thc previous winter. Ho was medium in size and  not unlike his fathcV in appearance.  l:lo was employed by bis father on  Household Words and subsequently  joined the . oyal Bengal mounted  police, drifting to Canada from  India.���������������������������Chicago News. .  Ah  CHILDHOOD   AILMENTS. T  Most of thc troubles that  affect little ones may be  traced to tho stomach and  bowels, and if these arc put  right the child will get well  and thrive well- Baby's Own  - Tablets cure.all stomach and  "[ bowel troubles and all the  11 other minor ailments of  ��������������������������������������������� babyhood and childhood. The  ^Tablets are easy to take and  11 are guaranteed free from  ������������������. opiates. Mrs. H. Matthews, Tl  ������������������������������������- Canficld, Ont., says:���������������������������"I ^J  [1 have used Baby's Own Tab- ������������������  ,��������������������������� lets for my little girl who had T]  ���������������������������" a weak stomach and was bad- -i.1  11 ly constipated. The Tablets ������������������������������������������������������������������������  <~ cured her of both troubles, y(i  "��������������������������� and I really feel as if thoy -fj  " had saved������������������ her life." Sold T?  11 by medicine dealers or by  ���������������������������������������������- mail at 25 cents a box from  ���������������������������"��������������������������� The Dr. Williams' Medicine  11 Co., Brockville, Ont.  ���������������������������'- a THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, December 9, 1909  M  WHY  When you can  build a home to  Suit Yourself  ??  Seasoned  Lumber  Always on Hand  also a full line of building material. Estimates cheerfully  furnished.  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  Limited  Enderby B. C.  ENDERBY PRESS  Published  every  Thursday at   Enderby, B.C. a  $2 per year, by the Walker Press.  DECEMBER 9, 1909  ix~t3m*UK*sriiyT7?^.-v*~vsi  Don't  Land  Until you have seen the District  from Mara to Enderby.  It will surprise you,  and please  me to show you 16,000 acres  of the choicest Okanagan  land, and some of it  is for sale at prices which are  not inflated  Come here first or last, it does  not matter which, but come.  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard  Mara, B. C  We can   still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall-fed  beef  on  cut at the present time  Our  Sausage is still a  Leader  Fish and Poultry  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  WAKE UP, YE BRITISHERS !  A. T.'Trampton, writing from Victoria,  to    the    Standard of Empire,  sounds a needed warning to the Old  Country  investor.     Says hc:    "Subr  joined is   a   press    cutting from the  "American    Lumberman,"    the most  widely recognized    timber  journal in  thc    U.    S.     Unfortunately    for the  British interest the statement is approximately true and with your permission I    should    like    to aslc why  British capital    has   allowed this to  happen?   Surely  my   countrymen   are  sorely in need of thc Prince of Wales'  injunction to wake up while yet there  is time.   It    would    be difficult, adequately to    exaggerate   the incalculable money loss    this   means, but it  may be safely assumed that the investment of $50,000,000 in  this country in timber   will   mean a profit of  ten times   that   amount in as many  years    to   the    fortunate   investors.  Shall I be met by the old cry,  "Too  far    away"?    "Picturesque    exaggeration," etc.     If so, the sooner somebody gets down to business and takes  up the challenge   to    prove this the  better.   I am quite sure what the result will   be.   It    is   apathy and incredulity that is so hard to combat  in  dealing  with   dear  old  England."  The   following    is   the   extract referred to:   "As to what extent American capital is interested in the lumber industry in British Columbia, it  might be said that without American  capital there would be little left.   It  is   conservatively    estimated that 75  per cent, of the   timber   licences are  held by Americans, those being placed  at 17,000,   while   they control,    say,  about half the Crown granted leases.  As to the   mills,    in    the interior of  the   province,   they   control at least  two-thirds of   the   total, and on the  coast about one-third.     The amount  invested    exceeds    $50,000,000,    while  the   value   of   the   holdings   is over  .100,000,000."  jGreetin.  Cards  To send to friends as a Xmas  token���������������������������nice selection���������������������������all  new and up-to-date.  Leave your order. We will  print them and have them  ready for you when you  want them.  The Walker Press,  Enderby  HAVE A CARE  Bo careful how you speak of a woman's character, says an exchange.  Think how many years she has been  building it, of the toil and privation  endured, of the wounds received, and  let no suspicion follow their actions.  The purity of woman is the salvation  of the race, the hope of future greatness, the redemption of man. Wipe  out her purity and man sinks beneath  the wave of despair, with no star to  guide his life into a channel of safety. Think, then, before you speak,  and remember that the hog can root  up the fairest flowers that ever grew,  so the vilest man can ruin the prettiest woman/8_character.   NICOLA COAL  Orders taken for delivery at Enderby.   Superior domestic coal; econom-  cal, and gives absolute satisfaction.  JAMES MOWAT, Agent.  BUYING AT HOME  The Courier, of Unity, Sask., is  endeavoring to show its readers how  little the town profits by the mailorder habit, and how its pernicious  indulgence is slowly sapping the  community of its life-blood. "We  believe that in the majority of cases,  says the Courier, those who are donating to_ the common interests of  the mail order houses, do not review  the peril of the situation. They do  not stop to think that some day perchance they may be in business and  the proposition may confront them.  They use the mail order house to deposit their spare cash while the home  merchant in the majority of cases is  carrying them for large bills. Shame  on    thc    unbusinesslike   methods    of  "If a Government wants to do a  thing, it can always do it, or, if it  does not want to do a thing, it will  always find reasons against it. Surely ineligibility to bear arms for the  country in a time of emergency is a  solid reason for such a tax. If a poll  tax, such as I propose, be not imposed, all plans for helping .our own  working classes may be likened to a  man trying to empty a well fed at  the bottom by an inexhaustible spring  The more we improve the lot of our  people, the more ill-paid foreigners  will come here to knock down thc  rate of wages.  "Tlie other plan I propose is that  every town and populous county  throughout the British Isles should  acquire, either by arrangement with  the Governments of the various Dominions (especially Canada) or by  purchase, large estates, which, in  time of distress, could be systematically developed. Imagine, say, that  arid laying out, and tree cutting and  grubbing, and timber sawing, and  other work too varied to mention,  required to create homesteads on  such a tract of land. I suggest that  homesteads should be created, and  the whole scheme run on businesslike lines, the workers organized in  groups, and receiving food, lodging,  some pay, and shares to be exchanged  eventually for farms. All this could  be done, and the wives and little ones  looked after here until the men returned, or had prepared homes for  their families.  "It is not possible in a letter such  as this to outline details. The great  thing to consider from a financial  standpoint is, does land when colonized go up immensely in value or  does it not? Anyone who knows will  say it does. I could give innumerable instances, and all this appreciation takes place notwithstanding that  ; loans on land receive 6, 7, and 8 per  cent, interest.  "I do not suggest for one moment  that Canada should be swamped with  men who would rush into the towns  and lower the rate of wages for our  Canadian people���������������������������far from it. All  who go to the proposed settlements  should go under contract, and keep  to their agricultural communities for  a specified time. I would also suggest that on every estate there should  be practical Canadian farmers and  instructors, to advise and help."  some people; li__le sympathjnnfoulc.  be awarded them if legal action were  taken by home merchants to collect  accounts, and it should be done to  those who court the peril of the situation. There is not a merchant in  this town who cannot figure any cash  bill on a saving basis against the  mail order house. One never has the  "pleasure" - afforded him- of seeing  flour and sugar . shipped in. Why?  Because thc mail order houses could  not lay flour or sugar down in this  town anywhere near tlie home prices.  It is a shame and a disgrace to Canadian intelligence to presume that  thc mail order house is anything else  but a farce when it comes to equal  values and any material assistance  in building up the home country."  KELOWNA'S  APPLE PRIZES  Once again Kelowna has covered  herself with glory in competition  against the \yorld. The exhibit carefully collected by Mayor DeHart and  packed by the skilful hands of Mr.  Jas. Gibb, has borne off prizes already announced to the value of $500  in cash, with possibly more to follow.���������������������������Kelowna Courier.  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.  ___g_g__V~ ___���������������������������_?���������������������������__     _L_   _    __���������������������������__������������������_.*_ ^._   .���������������������������������������������_���������������������������_   .1  .���������������������������_ir..������������������WW_������������������_T__?.,rwttf-,  ENGLAND'S UNEMPLOYED  Lord Dundonald, the famous cavalry leader and ex-chief of the Canadian militia, in the course of a long  communication in the Standard of  Empire, on the subject of England's  unemployed, writes as follows:  "Now as to the remedies for the  unemployed amongst our unskilled  labor. First, we must have a poll  tax of at least ������������������10 a year on every  foreigner entering the country for  employment. Then we may hope to  see some of our own ex-soldiers, ex-  sailors and civilian workers preferred  to the vast army of foreign soldiers  now employed in our hotels and restaurants, and in other occupations.  Good Values in all  kinds of Winter  Goods  RUBBERS BRACES  UNDERWEAR TIES  SWEATERS       TUQUES -  COAT SWEATERS  SHIRTS MITTS and  GLOVES  Full Line  of   Confectionery  for Christmas Trade  Fresh Groceries always on hand.  Wheeler & Evans  The Joys of the  Yule-tide  are  not  complete without  the accompanying good  things on the table and in  the Stocking.  Plum Puddings  Mince Meat  Citron Peel  Lemon Peel  Raisins  Nuts and Candies  Fresh Figs, Dates, etc.  Oranges (Navel & Mandarin)  Okanagan Apples  Fancy Biscuits  Olives (ripe and green)  Fancy Canned Goods  Pure Apple Cider  Fresh Cheese  Fresh Teas  Delicious Coffee  -In short, EVERYTHING  that money can buy, to contribute to the joys of Yule-  tide.  SANTA CLAUS  makes our store his headquarters when he visits  Enderby.  Dolls and Doll Carriages  Sets of Dishes  Toys for everybody,  Fancy Collars, Ties, etc.  Handkerchiefs  Dress materials  Hats, Caps and Furs  ���������������������������Christmas Goods too numerous to mention���������������������������see them.  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Leaders in General Merchandise and Supplies  ENDERBY  Hotel  Horsemen's  Supplies  You furnish the horse flesh and I  will do the rest. In addition to my  buggies, cutters and sleighs, my  blacksmith shop and 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 believe I can save money for you.  Wm. H. Hutchison  ENDERBY  The Home of the Old-Timer  and the abode of the New-  Comer. All will find a warm  welcome at the pioneer house  and you'll be made to feel at  home, no matter when you  hangup your hat.  H. W. WRIGHT, Proprietor  Enderby  Fred. H. Barnes  Private  Livery  Rubber-tired Single and Double  rigs; stylish drivers; new harness; everything up-to-date and  well-kept. When you wish a rig:  for a Sunday drive, speak for it  early, as my finest turn-outs are  usually spoken for in advance.  Anor Matthews  Cliff Street  Enderby  No cow should be retained in  the dairy herd unless she has  some good quality to recommend  her.  BUILDERS  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid Roofiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to any size.  I represent the S. C. Smith Co.  of Vernon.        Enderby.  City Meat Market  THOS. E. WOODS, Proprietor  Having purchased the butcher  business of R. Blackburn, I solicit a share of your business and  guarantee good service.  Orders by Mail  receive  our   prompt  attention.  John S. Johnstone  Contractor and Builder, Enderby  Cement Blocks and Exshaw Portland Cement on hand���������������������������the best  on the market. All kinds of  cement work and. masonry  promptly attended to.  .) .1  _ J_  1$  l'.  I.  I*  p.  R_  /  ^  Thursday, December 9, 1909  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Try us for a Pair or  SKATES: We  have all sorts and  e i z e s,    ranging  from 60c  per Pair.  to $5  McClary's  Steel  Rang  $14"���������������������������  es,  $65  EVERY STOVE IS  GUARANTEED  Heating Stoves  $4 and up to $25  A large new stock  of General Hardware and Plumbing  Goodsjust received  Estimates given on  Hot Water and Hot  Air Heating Plants,  and Plumbing Systems.  1 CALL OR WRITE  A. Fulton's  Hardware, Tin   and  Plumbing  -Establishment. _JEnde_by,. g__C_  0 o+a+c+o+o+c+o+_4o.<>fo+^  !       SPEAK KINDLY  o  ooo-  HOULD Angel Gabriel come to me and in a confidential undertone declare that a certain man, any man or any angel, was a  vilifier of truth, a snare to the innocent, a pilferer, a sneak, a  robber of graveyards, I would say: "Gabriel, you arc troubled with  incipient paranoia���������������������������I do not believe a word of what you say. The  man you mention may not be a saint, but he is probably just as  good as you or I. In fact I think he must be very much like you,  for we are never interested in either a person or a thing that does  not bear some direct relationship to ourselves. Then, Gabriel, do  you not remember the words of Bishop Begum, who said that no  man applies an epithet to another that cannot with equal truth be  applied to himself ?" ' When we remember that hoarse, .guttural  cry of "Away with him���������������������������away with him !" and when we recall that  some of the best and noblest men who have ever lived have been  reviled and traduced by so-called good men���������������������������certainly men who were  sincere���������������������������how can we open our hearts to the tales of discredit told  of any man ?"���������������������������Elbert,Hubbard. 6  1o+o+<>+o+<>+<>+o4<>+<>+<>+<>+<> o^k_K*c+o+c+o+c~^<> ^>>-o>- o+o p  the Exposition will be taken - by  cheap excursions to all parts of the  Dominion, and everyone who comes,  even if he does not remain, will be a  living agent among his own people  to tell the tale of Canada.  Because the holding of such an Exhibition will make Canada bigger,  better and busier throughout the 20th  century.  THE CANADIAN EXPOSITION  Cribs and  ���������������������������Mattresses '  for the  Children.  Get One  at  Holtby's;  it will make your  child happy  All kinds of Furniture at the  Lowest Prices in the West  W. T. HOLTBY  Furniture Dealer and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.      ENDERBY  The following excellent reasons are  given by the Publicity Department  why Canada should hold a great International Exposition in Winnipeg  in 1912:  Because the date selected for Canada's first International Exposition  is the centenary' celebration of the  first white settlement in Western  Canada by Lord Selkirk in 1812.  Because Canada has never had an  Exhibition of the splendid, rich resources of the Dominion, big enough  and broad enough <to fit the great-,  ness of the.country. v  Because an International Exposition is undoubtedly the best means of  advertising'to the world the advantages open in Canada for the investment of capital and for settlers.  Because the holding of an Exposition will show what Canada has done  and is capable of doing, thus adding  new strength and energy to.every  Canadian.  Because a definite invitation at a  definite date, inviting the world to  come and see for themselves what  Canada can do, will produce results  which will more than repay the put-  lay.  Because such an Exposition will  supply a concrete object upon which  all Canadians can unite in making a  worthy display. of the wealth and  worth of Canada.  Because National Expositions tend  to elevate and instruct all classes of  the community, thus creating a new  feeling of national pride, and interest  among our. own people.  Because an Exposition will bring  together all that Canada has to  show, which will be put into a space  where it will be presented in the best  possible way to the millions of people who will visit the Exposition.  Because Canada needs capital, population ,-and^live_^men__and__womcn,  OPPORTUNITIES IN CANADA  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles Repa red  Rear Evans Blk Enderby people who  and an International Exposition provides an excuse to come and see us.  Because the West is tue greatest  market the manufacturers of the  older provinces have, and by its development it will advance the trade  and commerce of all Canada.  Because the proposal to hold au  International Exposition at Winnipeg  in 1912, having been "placed before  the people and press of Canada, has  received the endorsation of general  meetings, Boards of Trade and of  editors throughout the Dominion.  Because it will create and open up  many outside markets for a great  variety of our products and manufactures in countries which at present  know nothing of our capabilities..  Because the most desirable of those  people who seek a new location, a  new purpose in life, wish, to investigate before deciding, and an Exposition will afford such people full and  accurate information at minimum  cost of money and time.  Because those who visit Canada to  see a great Exposition will see at  first hand the opportunities offered  by the several provinces through  which they will travel to reach the  Exposition at Winnipeg.  Because Canada is in its commercial stage of development, and nothing can do more to carry forward  this stage to a successful issue than  a great International Exposition.  Because hundreds and thousands of  come   to Canada to see  A writer in The Standard of Empire says: "It is impossible' to refer  to the opportunities for the profitable employment of capital in industrial enterprises in Canada without  at least a passing allusion to that  most controversial (in the Home  Country) of topics���������������������������Tariff Reform.  While opinions may differ as to the  desirability or otherwise of a change  in the fiscal system of- the Home-  Country, none can doubt the probability of its taking place, and that  at no distant date. Nor can it be  doubted that those who will have the  control, of the arrangements;, will  make it their guiding ���������������������������'principle to  foster trade relations between the  various parts of the Empire. Under  such conditions it is certainly not  difficult to imagine ��������������������������� that a further  great stimulus will be given to commercial activity of Canada. If such  a stimulus were given tomorrow, it  would be the United States capitalists who would largely benefit���������������������������and  ;'iustly���������������������������by reason of their enterprise  in investing capital in industrial concerns in Canada. It need not be so,  however, if English Capitalists will  only exercise a little forethought and  imagination, and, above all, if they  will only do at least one thing which  the United States capitalist has done  long ago, namely, investigate personally and thoroughly the opportunities offered atJ this time by Canada  for the investment of capital which  shall yield a rich    financial harvest,  wi cleft  and^shall also mean in-the  sense that the prosperity of Canada  means the prosperity of the Empire,  because the resources of the Empire  are invested in her undertakings.  The Williams Jubilee Singers are  on a two-years' tour of the Old  World, and we have a letter stating  that they do not-wish to be confused  with any other aggregation of jubilee  singers touring Canada  PROFESSIONAL  yjR. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon, 11 to 12 v>-  Afternoon, 4 to 6  Eveninar, 7 to 8  Sunday, by appointment  Office: Cor. Cliff and Gcorife Sts. ENDERBY  RLINGFORD,  ��������������������������� OtinTAPO A DI  We would not put our name on these shoes if we did  not know them���������������������������know just what is in them���������������������������know  what is back of them.  Our immense'factory equipment gives us a tremendous advantage in making these shoes. It reduces  factory expenses and enables us to buy material more  cheaply, and to secure more skilled and competent labor.  And the'labor counts for much in the making of a perfect shoe. After all it is pretty nearly the same paint  that paints the wagon box that makes the artist's masterpiece. The difference lies in -the workmanship���������������������������in  the use of the materials���������������������������and this is where these shoes  excel���������������������������excel in superiority of workmanship. You will  note this in their finished appearance���������������������������you will feel it  in the perfect fit���������������������������you will detect it in their wearing  quality, and above all in the fact that Ames-Holden  shoes not only fit at the first, but "stay fitted"  throughout the life of the shoe.  ASK FOR  AMES-HOLDEN SHOES  For Sale by Leading Dealer*"  most everywhere.' -  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 . Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits, $6*9,969.88  Honorary President. Rt. Hon. LORD STRATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL, O. C. M. G.  President, Hon.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND. K. CM. G.  Vice-President and General Manager.  SIR BDWARD CLOUSTON, Bart.  President. Hon.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND. K. C. M. G.  resident and General Manager.  SIR BDWARD CL(  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E. C.  A General Banking Business Transacted; ���������������������������  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT gffiffl^i.  . Branches in Okanagan District: Enderby. Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland -  G. A. HENDERSON. Esq,. Manager, Vernon /        A. E. TAYLOR, Manager. Bvde*. '  Finest in the Country  "Endbrby 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 tne 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.)  KingE .war .Hotel,SiMURPHYEnderby  PHOTOGRAPHER  Studio at Salmon Arm. Will visit Enderby first  week in every month. Photos on exhibition at  Mrs. Pound's Restaurant.  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block. Enderby,B.C.  T  IHE OKANAGAN MERCANTILE AGENCY  ENDERBY, B.C.  Debt Collection Everywhere on straight commission basis.   Bad debts bought for CASH  W. A. DOBSON, Manager  ^$125���������������������������   Typewriter  for 17c a Day!  One of these machines aa a Christmas Gift 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, 111.  H. M. WALKER, Local Agent  MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Insurance policy in the Royal Insurance Co.  ef Liverpool, Eng,, Is a valuable asset. A plain,  straightforward contract, leaving no room for  doubt aa to its value.  The Liverpool A London _ Globe Ins. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Aseuranco Co.  Royal Insurance Coof Liverpool (Life dept)  The London A Lancashire Guarantee _  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK. ENDERBY  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Cutters and Fashionable  Winter turn-outs.  Good Rigs; Careful Driv-  trs; 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. TIGHTEST  OF CORNERS  TIMES WHEN TOURISTS   HAD  CAUSE TO TUEMULE.  Seme Hoi iduy-Makei.  Have Most  Unlooked-for ami Thrilling  A (I von. nt'c.s.  Imagine rushing down a.steep,  ice-clad road at a speed approaching that of an express train, and  with a dead man seated at thc  steering-wheel of the sleigh ! Can  ���������������������������any more horrible predicament be  tl reamed of?  In January, 1008, n party of four  tourists took a bob-sleigh up to  tlio Swiss mountain village of Lcy-  5-in, intending to run down to Sc-  pcy, three miles below. Their  steersman -was a Mr. Dcrron, who  was both capable nnd experienced. A mile they travelled in safety,  and then, just as tho sleigh had  reached its topmost speed, and the  white snow-dust was flying in fountains under thc screaming steel  runners. Mr. Derrcn's head fell forward. Thc pace had proved too  much for a weak heart, and ho was  dead.  A LIGHTNING SLIDE.  Thc other passengers thought  that he- had fainted, but, as they  were unable to reach tho wheel,  there was nothing for it but to trust  to chance. Down they ilow at ever-  increasing speed, missing two other  bob-sleighs by a miracle, through  the street of Scpcy like a flash of  lightning, and then tho end of their  carter came as ihey crashed down  upon a frozen pond. All three  were hurt, but happily no one was  killed.  People who spend their holidays in mountainous countries are  liable to 'find themselves in a tight  place just when they least expect  it. Gaping Ghyll, that vast cavern under Ingleborough Mountain,  piescnts no special dangers to the  man with a cool head and strong  muscles. It was simply a sudden  rainstorm which, a few weeks ago,  imprisoned several members of the  Yorkshire Ramblers Club in its  black depths.  A small stream pour3 through  the cavern, and this, swollen by  thc heavy rain, rose so fast that  it.-.blocked tho only exit, so that  the explorers were obliged to remain where they were for nearly  twenty-four hours before the water  subsided enough to allow them to  crawl out.  Of all ghastly predicaments that  a man could find himself in, nothing could be much more dreadful than the experience of Mr. W.  M Crook. In company with two  ladies, hc was walking across the  Lower Theodulo glacier, with the  surface of which hc was quite familiar, when all of a sudden thc  snow gave way beneath him. and  he found himself dropping downwards  through  space.  'TWIXT LIFE AND DEATH.  He was conscious of flying dovyri  between two dark walls of ice, while  bioken fragments of snow nnd ice  _rushed past him.     Then    ho   was  HiToTFgTiT TfpTv iLlriTcTa^h^arid'fmxmt  himself on a ledge.   Below him the  black rift sank to unknown depths;  far above a streak of blue showed  the sky.  Hc had fallen  sixty-five feet!  His head was bleeding badly, but  he did not lose his presence of  mind. Hc plastered the wound up  v.ith  snow,   and,   with  his ice-axe  ��������������������������� which had been slung round him  ��������������������������� began cutting footholes. But  the cold of a glacier rift i.s appalling. Tho axe slipped from his  .numbed hands, and rattled down  into the bottomless blackness below.  Soon the deadly cold  chill him to the bone,  i.ot move, for hc was  cling for dear life. He  up hope, when at last help, brought  by one of his plucky companions,  reached hini, and hc was hauled up  to safety.  Next to mountains and caves, it  is the seaside holiday-maker who  meets with the most unlooked-for  no"ventures. Ono fine evening in  September, 1907, some fifty pleasure-boats were sailing or rowing  en the Firth of Clyde, off Dunoon,  when a sudden gale swept down the  1906, two hundred of New York's  smart set wero in one of these���������������������������a  great, two-storied structure ���������������������������  watching some swimming races,  when a furious thunderstorm broke.  IN THE NICK OF TIME.  A tremendous squall struck thc  house-boat, there was a sudden  rending of overstrained hawsers,  and thc whole thing was adrift,  and swirling down the river on a  rapid ebb tide.  Some, who could swim, sprang  into thc water and gained tho  shore; thc rest went driving down  towards the harbor, screaming in  panic- Thc overloaded structure  rocked horribly, and disaster seemed certain. Ifc was tho proprietor  of a. bathing pavilion who came to  thc rescue. Springing into a petrol-  launch, he went in pursuit, overtook tho house, made ifc fasfc to- the  launch, and triumphantly towed it  ashore.  Afc Paris, M. Vcrnanchct and a  party of nine holiday-makers had a  most exciting adventure a .year or  two ago. They had hired a balloon  and, after .a delightful six hours'  trip in mid-air, were warned by  the increasing darkness that it was  time to descend.  On attempting to open thc valve  and let out the gas, the valve-rope  broke, and when night_ came the  party was still in the air. Fortunately, cooler air contracted the  gas, and the balloon slowly sank.  They paid out the guide-rope, and  at last, the grapnel caught in a  hedge. Some peasants came to  the rescue, and with difficulty thc  balloon was hauled down.  UPS AND DOWNS.  Nine of the party gob out, but  cue of M. Vernanchet's sons, thinking he would let out the gas,  climbed to the valve. There came  a little gust of wind, the ropes  slipped through the hands of the  holders, and up shot the balloon into the darkness, with the young  fellow clutching desperately to the  broken valve-rope.  Naturally, his friends gave him  up for lost. But thc boy had plenty of pluck and resource- He managed to get out a knife, and cut  the envelope, and evcntiially came  lo ground some ten miles away,  half frozen, but unhurt.���������������������������London  Answers.  GERMAN DREADNAUGHTS  -*-  A GYPSY COUNTESS.  of  Attempts to Regain Possession  Her Lands.  The Countess Haller, who for 23  years has, with her daughter, the  Countess Efcelka Lazar, lived a life  of penury and wretchedness with a  troupe of travelling singers, is attempting to regain her lost lands  in Transylvania  Left a widow 25 years ago,  she  began  to  Ho could  forced to  had given  river  and  within five    minutes a  heavy sea was running.  Some boats won to shore, but a  number were swept out to sea. One  boat was found next morning at  Largs, still floating. In it was the  body of a girl, dead 'from cold and  'exposure. In all  drowned, and many  pci'ienecs.  American house-boats   are much  larger     than     ours. On    the  Hudson, afc New York, Iho.-_��������������������������� are a  ^umber which might almost be  called boat-houses     On July 291 li,  tliree    wero  had bitter ex-  asserts that in her complete ignorance of all business matters she  sold her vast estates, which stretched for miles and included no fewer  than twenty villages, for the .sum  of _1G.  So helpless was she after he ^husband's death that she had no idea,  she says, of obtaining an income  out of tho property. She and her  daughter actually lacked the necessities of life, and when a party  .--if gypsy musicians passed through  thc district thoy resolved to rid  _hemselves^of-=tTie^la-nd-=-aiKHoin;  the troupe.  The estates were valued at ������������������S0,-  000. The Countess Haller^ affirms  that she sold them, and waived all  claim to further compensation, in  ���������������������������return for tho payment of JBlG. Thc  agreement, sho says, was drawn up  and signed at Old Toplicza in 188G.  Thc estates include certain important mineral springs whose develop:  ment should greatly increase their  value.  The two Countesses wero barely  able lo earn their bread in their  new sphere of life. As the last representative of the old family of  Jtindsmaul���������������������������her ancestor_ was ennobled for saving the life of the  Empress Joseph I. at a boar hunt  ���������������������������thc Countess Haller received a  small yearly allowance from the  Emperor.  Helped by this she eked out a  miserable existence by preparing  herb teas and dealing in rustic medicines throughout the country-  eide. Now, at the age of 70, she  has applied for thc annulment of  tho agreement by which she sold  her possessions.  IT IS A GREAT MISTAKE���������������������������  To worry about what cannot be  remedied.  To expect to be able to understand everything.  To measure tho enjoyment of  others by your own.  To look for uniformity of opinion in this world.  To think to find judgment and  experience in youth.  Not to make allowances for the  infirmities of others.  Tc  consider    everything    impos-  s:i)i  o  that wc cannot perform.  TIIE WESTPHALEN, FIRST   OF  NEW Tl'PE, NOW AT SEA.  Three Otkev Battleships arc Under  Construction With llcavicr  Gnus...  The first German Dreadnought  .latlleship, the Wcstphalen, is now  completed and has left tho shipyards of the Weser Akticn .csells-  ichaffc for the open 'sea. Sho was  ilaid down in 1907 and was launched on July 1, 1903. According to  the German naval programme she  was to havo been completed in  November next, so that her construction has been accelerated by  .fully two months, says a Berlin  letter.  Like her sister ships thc Rhein-  land, Poscn and Nassau, the West-  jphalciv hais a displacement of about  J7j9G0 tons, with a length of 472  .feet and a beam of 82 feet. She  draws 26 feet o'f water and has a.n  indicated horse-power of 2<1,000,  (giving a speed of 19.5 knots.  She has a complete belt of Krupp  ���������������������������steel 11.8 inches thick amidships  and tapering to 6 inches forward  and 4 inches aft. Her coot is approximately ,9,250,000. The West-  ���������������������������phaleii and her' sister iships are destined for the North Sea, their  draught making i'fc impossible for  them to enter the Baltic through  the Kiel Canal.  A Wilhclmshaven correspondent  dealing with Germany's extensive  n'aval programme says that the  .Ersatz Oldenburg, which was laid  _;own in the first week of October  last, will be launched at Wilhelm-  .hafen in the presence of the Kaiser on September 18 or 25. Tho  completed displacement of the ship  will be 19,000 tons���������������������������that is, slightly less than that of the British St.  Vincent.    She will, however,  BE MORE POWERFUL.  For her armament and that of  her two sister ships, the Ersatz  (Siegfried and the Ersatz Beowulf,  which are to be launched ia Noi-  ���������������������������v-ember the German Admiralty has  for the first time since 1880 adopted the 12 inch gun. Not only will  twelve gun's of this calibre bo  mounted as compared with the ten  cf the St- Yin-cent, but the guns  are far more powerful than those  of the British ship.  The shoAl of the St. Vincent's 12  inch gun weighs 850 pounds. That  of the German gun will weigh 982  pounds.   While the ten guns of the  iS-fc. Vincent will give her a fire of  .,500 pounds the Ersazt Oldenburg  will have a fire o������������������f 11,784 pounds.  Jn addition the German ship will  .carry twelve 6.7   inch    guns (132  fpound  shell)  and  twenty-two  4.1  inch 38 pounders.    The total gun-  ,fire of the Ersatz Oldenburg   win  amount to 14,204 pounds, compared with    the    St.  Vincent's 9,120  pounds.    The Ersatz Oldenburg is  to be pushed forward in order that  she may be completed by January,  :1P11.   This is six months before the  (date oiiginally set.  The Nassau is now nearing com-  -ip!efcLon=^and=wull_b.o^w-ell^oa^w'-ith_  ���������������������������her trials before tho end of the  .year. The four ships of the Nas-  _au class will be armed with twelve  11 inch, twelve 5.9 inch and sixteen 3.4 inch guns. The weights  of the shells fired from these guns  ���������������������������are 7G0 pounds. 121 pounds and  20 pounds respectively, so that thc  total weight of metal discharged  nn one round from all guns would  .be  10,784 POUNDS.  (The fire oi the Dreadnought, wilh  itcn 12 inch and twenty-four 3 inch  ljuns, is 8,788 pounds, and of the  _ t. Vincent class, now completing  with ten 12 inch and twenty 4 inch  guns, 9,320 pounds.  The displacement of thc Na .sau  io a couple of hundred tons less  than that af the Dreadnought and  .1,500 tons- less than ithe St. Vincent's. Tho Nassau's twelve 11  inch weapons are paired in turrets, two being placed on the centre line, one forward and one aft  and one at each corner of the superstructure. All the big guns are  on tho same level.  Tho Nassau can bring eight guns  to bear on .the 'broadside and six  .ahead or astern. In addition she  lias six 5.9 inch guns -mounted on  each side on the main deck behind  thick armor.  According to official information  the removal of the first squadron  _f the German high sea's fleet from  Kiel to Wilhelmshaven will take  place on April 1 of next year. As  the result of this disposition the  (defence of the latter, port will be  strengthened by eight largo battleships, two armored cruisers and  three smaller cruisers. The garrison is also to be increased by 8,-  COO'men. Wilhelmshaven will thus  he rendered one of the strongest  bases of the German fleet.  Ifc is now nearly two years since  ���������������������������the German Government decided  .to remove the .naval base from Kiel  t������������������- Wilhelmshaven, which possesses three dry docks capablo of ac-  ���������������������������commodating t;h0 largest battleships. The workshops of the imperial dock are perhaps thc finest  of their kind in the world, being  fitted with thc best machinery that  engineering skill has been able to  devise-  Wilhelmshaven has long been t.hc  headquarters of thc German tor-  rpedo d'estroyer flotilla. For some  years extensive alterations and improvements have been carried out  there.  A SUM OF $7,500,000  has been expended upon thc docks,  ;whiie almost a. nmeh is to be devoted to the cutting of a channel  (through the island of Sc.hleusscn,  whicli .lies at the mouth of the iliar-  ,bor. The enclosed harbor has an  ni ca- of 170 acres. It is the Government's intention to concentrate  _he greatest strength of the. navy  at Wilhelmshaven, leaving the  weaker units in the Baltic.  The British Government has just  if .sued a statement giving a -return  of tho naval expenditure of the  pmicipal naval Powers, showing  thei<r total expenditure in each of  the last ten years, their expenditure on newr construction, including armament, and the amount of  their new construction in cac-h  of thocsc years expressed in tonnage. Making a contrast between  1900 and the present year the figures of the total naval expenditure  of the several powers are very remarkable as an indication of the  progress of naval competition.  1900.  1909.  Great Britain..  .  ;.   ������������������29.998.529  ���������������������������f.35,142,700  Germany    7,643,781  19.538,188  United States   ...  13.385.574  28,778.777  France    ....   14,955,387  13.353,825  8.662,801  10.023,831  Italy    4,903,129  6.755.291  Japan    ...  7.202.823  Another in.ter.esting contrast is  afforded by the relative expenditure on new construction and armaments of tho several nations ten  years ago and now ;  1909.  *> 10.256.194  ~ 10.751.468  10.015.101  5.760.176  1,822,237  2.190,707  2,494.381  1900.  Groat Britain  ..  ..   ������������������10,025.551  3.401,907  4,344,127  Franco     4,718,566  Russia   .. .      3,149,014  Italy ....    .  ..        1.156,921  This year the expenditure on new  construction and armaments for.the  British'fleet is rather less than in  Germany, er only slightly in excess  of the outlay in the United States.  This vear the seven great Powers a're devoting ������������������120,800,435 -to  naval armaments. The recent increase in expenditure has been  mainly in Germany and the United  States. In Great Britain the total  expenditure this year is less than  it was in 1903 and 1904, as .the following figures show:  1900 .. .  .     ������������������29.998,529  1901 ..  30,981,315  1902 ..  31,003.977  1903 ..  35.709,477  1904 ..  ..      36,859,681  1905 ..  ..   ������������������33.151.841  1906 ..  ..      31,472.087  1907 ..  31.251.156  1908 ..  32.319,500  1909 ..  ..      35,142.700  The secrets of the new Dreadnought, .which is to bo laid down  at Portsmouth soon after the Neptune has been launched, are being  carefully guarded, but despite the  precautions .taken it is known that  tlere wilnbcTmpert_nt=tle"p"a"rtiires  in the design o'f the ship. For one  thing she is to have 13.5 inch guns  as amain armament, G inch guns as  a secondary battery, and thc torpedoes fired from her submerged  tubes will be 22 inches in diameter  and will possess an effective range  0. five miles. The ship will be  longer and much heavier .than tho  St: Vincent.       -     *   SHREWDEST OF WOMEN.  How Sarah, Duchess   of Marlborough Punished Dressmaker.  The 'famous Sarab, duchess of  Marlborough, was tho shrewdest of  women and hardly anyone ever got  the better o'f her. The fashionable  dressmaker of the day was a Mrs.  Buda, and the duchess sent her  some costly material to be made  up into a court dress. When the  gown came home her grace noticed that the amount of material  used did not correspond with the  quantity sent, and resolved to punish the fraud. Mrs.. Buda was  wearing a beautiful diamond ring,  which the duchess pretended to  .greatly admire, and she asked the  flattered dressmaker to- lend ifc teller in order that she might ha .ve a  similar ring made. In a few- days  Mrs. Buda received a letter from  the duchess, saying that she held  the ring as a. pledge for the yards  of brocade that had been taken  fr.ni the piece sent for her,gown.  Needless to say, the brocade was  speedily relumed, and thc ring was  placed on 'Mrs. . uda's finger, the  enrcastic duchess improving the occasion with caustic remarks on the  offence.  FRENCH WEAPON SI0LEN!  IMPROVED      MACHINE     GUN.  SOLD TO GERMANY.,  Deserter   Urged io Crime hy   A _*  tress���������������������������Acted as Spy for German Authorities.  Although thc French military authorities have denied that thc improved machine gun stolen from  thc barracks at Ghalons-sur-Marno  has left- the country, it is now definitely established that thc gun  is safely in possession of the Germans.  It is stated that a deserter  named Deschampa quietly took tho  train for Strasbourg with the machine gun, minus only its stand,  .wrapped up in brown paper. Ab  the frontier he at first told the German Customs authorities^ that the  package contained old iron, but  then called a policeman and said-  '*T have-got a-machine gun; take  mo straight to the police station."  This was done, and Desoha'mps  was promptly placed in communi-  cstion wi tli the German military  authorities. From this point all  trace of Deschamps has been lest,  but it is said that he has been seen  :n Metz, and is now living there.  A further sensation has been created at Chalons by the arrest in a  cafe-chantant of an actress > who  is believed to havo been the instigator of Deschamps' treachery.  The woman is said to be a regular  agent of the German qspionage organization, and to have lured many  other young French soldiers to  ���������������������������commit the most terrible of crimes  .towards their country.      ,   .  ���������������������������'   OTHERS ARRESTED.  Her method of procedure in every  ease was similar to that employed  in the case of. Deschamps. Sho  made, the soldier's acquaintance, .  ,and once she had him in her power  began to arouse his jealousy by suggesting tha. he had not enough  .money for her.  Deschamps tried ,'by hook or by  crook to satisfy her demands, and  finally, when he had failed to do  so. she put it to him that he might  easily obtain tho necessary money'  by selling French military information to the German authorities:  Once Deschamps had started on. the  down grade it was comparatively  easy to persuade him to go so far  as to desert and steal the machino  gun.  Although the greatest secrecy is  ���������������������������maintained, it is known ihat afc  Jtast half a dozen other soldiers afc  (Chalons arc either under arrester  are under strict surveillance, all of  them beiug known to have been  .friendly with the arrested cafe-  js ha n taut artiste.  LIVING IN GLASS HOI SK.  Don't Throw Stones   at Children  Who Copy Your Faults.  The little ones are natural born  imitators and would rather copy  any day than carry out abstract illustrations.  Can you expect your son to be  honest When he hears you put off  trad 0 s- p eo p 10-0 a-th c-,g ro u nd__t.h at _=  pou haven't the money when you  really have it, but don't want to  pay the bill just then?  And  ca'i you  expect that your  daughter will not deceive you when  she hears you tell the maid repeat-,  cdly that you ar> not at home and,  you are I !  How aboufc fccacOiing self-control  when you lose your own temper ab,  the slightest provocation and mope'.'  over every little bad turn that hap-.  pens to you?  And what about self-respect and.  neatness when you go about thoj  house in a soiled wrapper and gos-,  sip over subjects which belong to  the yellow papers'? I  Can a child form tho right ideas  ���������������������������of life when it sees you reading  traslh an'I wasting your time.  Can it learn to be sensible or  high minded when all you think  about aro display and tho latesl  .fashions?  No, indeed ! Hours of lecturing  do not count against oue minut������������������  of bad example  Be the things yourself that you  want your children to be. That is  the only kind of teaching that will  make any kind of impression on  them.  WOMEN SMOKERS OF MEXICO.  The cigarette is far more popular  among women in the upper^ circles  of European society than it is in  Mexico, where if you find a lady  smoking she is quite sure to be an  elderly woman of an addiction to  old customs. That Mexican women  generally smoke cigarettes is a no-'  tion cherished by foreign writers  of Mexican romances sprinkled all  over their pages with "cmuiiba!"  "mi vida," "chile con came,'' etc.  a  _i _ _"*  ���������������������������v.  I j_  v.  .  Ut  Ir.-"*  ._ i  /7/  4  _;:  M*  vaidSj cuTs^ammiain  For Croup, Diphtheria,  Influenza.   Cramps,  Spawns, Burns, Scalds,  Accidents,   Bruises,  Falls,   Gunshot  Wounds,    Poisonous  BliesofDog .Snake .  Slings of Insects, eto.,  us.  Railway**  Ready  Relief.  POT CONTEST  Particulars for the Information  of Contestants.  Number of answers i5,20������������������  Number of correct answers 3,103  Number of answers within  20, entitled to consolation prize  12,604  Numb&r of Watches given  as prizes         *  There irere bo many more than -we  expected "who came near enough for a  Consolation Prlxe that the mailing of  them was not accomplished quite up  to schedule time. The last lot -will, be  mailed, however, on Saturday, October  ������������������th.  ELLIS UDL^USSS."-  CONSISTENT.  Judge���������������������������"How old are you1."  Witness (a lady)���������������������������"Thirty."  Judge���������������������������"Thirty?    I  have  heard  you give thc same age in this court  for thc last three years."  Witness���������������������������"Yes; I am not one of  those persons who say one thing  to-day and  another to-morrow."  WANTED SOMETHING SOLID *'  The first   day   out���������������������������Steward ���������������������������  "Did you ring, sir?"  "Yes,    steward,    I���������������������������I  'Anything I can b  ring  Traveller  rang."  Steward-  you, sir?"  Traveller���������������������������"Y-yes, st-steward.  B-bring me a continent, if you have  one, or an island���������������������������anything, steward, so 1-lul-long as it's solid. If  you can't sus-sink the ship.  OF YOUR OWN.  Among other things it is well to  have laid up for a rainy day is an  umbrella or two.  SURE.  He���������������������������"I am rather in favor of the  Fnglish-than the American mode  of" spelling."  Sho���������������������������'"'Yes?"  He���������������������������"Yes, indeed! Take.'parlour,' for instance. Having V in  it makes all thc difference in the  world.   *���������������������������.   Not only can ydu-produce  a brighter and more lasting  " shine-with "Nugget" than  with any other shoe polish  told, but you can do it in less  time and with less effort.  Thousands were convinced  of its superiority at the various exhibitions this year.  Why don't _ou try it ?  At all dealers 10c. per tin.  Black or tan,  A Purely Vegetable Pill.���������������������������The  chief ingredients of Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are mandrake and  dandelion, sedative and purgative,  but perfectly harmless in their action. - They cleanse and purify and  have a most-healthful effect upon  the secretions of the digestive, organs. The dyspeptic and all who  suffer from fiver and kidney ailments will find in these pills the  most effective medicine in concentrated form that has yet been offered to the suffering.  It's well to have a song in your  heart. If you haven't the right  kind of a voice it's also well to keep  it there.  mm ���������������������������<     ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������_    _  Why go limping and whining  about your corns when a 25 cent  bottle of Hollo way's Corn Cure  will remove them? Give it a trial  and you will not regret it.  Don't tell" other people whaTtbef  ���������������������������should do. Do what you should  do yourself and let it go at that.  PAINKILLER is the best, the safest . ml  the surest remedy for cramps, colic -and  diarrhoea. As a liniment for wounds and  sprains it is unequalled. Avoid substitutes,  there is hut one "Painkiller"-Perrv Davis'  ���������������������������25c. and 50c.  Marriage to many a woman  means a life-time job-as^a detective.  HAVEN OF REFUGE.  One Reason Why England is Free  From Anarchists.  The reason that Anarchist crimes  are practically unknown- in England is that the Terrorists have  agreed to regard Nthat_ country as  a sort of haven of refuge, and,  therefore, to be kept neutral.  One of the few Anarchist outrages which came anyway near being actually carried out, was that  planned by Martial Bourdin, a  Frenchman, who, some thirteen  years ago, tried to blow up the  Greenwich Observatory. His bomb,  however, exploded . prematurely  and he was the only person to suffer, being killed on the spot.  At Walsann, in 1891, a plot was  matured by . alien Anarchists to  blow up public buildings and assassinate certain officials, and  bombs were made.and filled. But  the police' were kept well informed,  and pounced upon the gang, most  of whom were sentenced to long  terms of imprisonment. Aboutthe  same time an Italian Anarchist,  named Polti, together with a companion, was captured in London  with an uncharged bomb in his possession. These two also went into  penal servitude for'lengthy periods.  Occasionally, too, Anarchists  have fallen out amongst.themselves  while temporarily resident in England, with the result that murder  has been committed. A typical  case of this class of crime occurred  a few years back, when an Anarchist shoemaker, resident in Clerk-  en well, London, was assassinated  by a "comrade." whom he tried to  -i nd u ce=���������������������������to���������������������������mu rd e i__.M_r.-.J.osepjy  Chamberlain.  Thc wholesale murders of Armenians at Peckham, too, in 1903, by  thc Terrorist Dakran, may be properly relegated to this category,  for victims and assassin were alike  Anarchists in everything but name.  Relief for Suffering Everywhere.  ���������������������������He whose life is made miserable  b> the suffering that comes from  indigestion and has not tried Parmelee's Vegetable Pills does not  know how easily this-formidable  foe ean be dealt with. These pills  will relieve where others fail. They  are the result of long and patient  study and are confidently put forward as a sure corrector of disorders of the digestive organs, from  which so many suffer.  The ever-burning question,  "What shall we do with our boys?"  seems to be satisfactorily answered in the following advertisement,  which appears in the window of a  butcher's shop:��������������������������� "Wanted, a respectable boy for beef sausages."  Thc microscope in thc hands of  experts employed by thc United  States Government has revealed  thc fact that a house fly sometimes carries thousands of disease  germs attached to its hairy body.  The continuous use of Wilson's  Fly Pads will prevent all danger  ol infection from that source by  killing both the germs, and thc  flies.  Guest���������������������������"Who kept up that terrific pounding on the piano last  ni������������������rhtf Host���������������������������"It was next  door." Guest���������������������������"A great annoyance, isn't it?" Hostr-"That it is.  I'd like to play on-that piano for  about an hour���������������������������with a hose."  GRIEVOUS ERRORS made nowaday!.  For Instance when a person buys an imitation of "The D. A L." Menthol Plaster  said to be the genuine. Be careful and see  that they are made by Davis A Lawrence  Co.  Autumn List  of Investments  Our Booklet of offerings just published describes numerous issues of Municipal, Rail'  road and Public Service Bonds, from which  an investment may be selected to meet practically  all requirements.  MUNICIPAL DEBENTURES���������������������������  A comprehensive list���������������������������debentures of practically every Province of the Dominion���������������������������county,  city, town and school district���������������������������yield 4 per cent, to,  5 1-4 per cent.  RAILROAD AND PUBLIC SERVICE BONDS-  Bonds of Railroads and Public Sercice Corporations of demonstrated earning power yield  4 1-2 io 5 1-4 per cent.  BONDS OF ESTABLISHED INDUSTRIES���������������������������  Bonds of long-established and continuously  prosperous industries yield 5 1-2 to 6 per cent:  Descriptive circular and full particulars of  any specific security furnished upon request.  It is a pleasure to select from our offerings a  suitable bond and to assist to a thorough investigation of the security.  Ddromort Securities  CDKPOROlOn LiniTED _$_$������������������..  WANTED.  IlOULTRYMEN AND ��������������������������� FARMERS-  3 Subscribe for Canada's brightest  poultry paper. 25 cents per year.^dress  The Canadian Poultry News. Owen Bound.  Ont. -    - _____  AGENT  [GHT  Circu-  EDUCATIONAL.  B'VttS9 ������������������3V______[ >___  ft  his  spare  time.7 Good money  lation Manager. Toronto.  with unsnt-  W ikon's Fly  Tads kill many times more house  flics Uwm any other known article.  Don't   experiment  Ij_ aclory substitutes.  "I must compliment you on the  remarkable lightness of your  bread." said the customer. "Thank  3011 /'said the gratified baker. "It  is my aim to turn out the lightest  bread in the town." "Yes," -continued the customer; "and if you  get it much lighter it will take two  of your pound-loaves to weigh sixteen ounces."  And this is the season of the year  when the wife begins reminding  you of your promise to build a coal  'bin in the "cellar before snow flies.  Externally or Internally, It is  Good.���������������������������When applied externally  by brisk rubbing, Dr. Thomas' Eclectic Oil opens the pores and  penetrates the tissue as few liniments do, touching the seat of the  trouble and immediately affording  relief. Administered internally, it.  will still the irritation in the throat  which induces coughing and will  eure affections of the bronchial  tubes and respiratory organs. Try  it and be convinced.  CANVASSERS   WANTED.   Others clear  twenty dollars weekly.   Apply Alfred  Tyler, London, Ont.  ISSlJi: iNO. 41.-09.  "I understand," said Mr. Stay-  late," "that a' Western- genius is  perfecting an' apparatus by means  of which a person's face may be  seen miles away." "Well," replied Miss Patience Gonne, it  certainly will be a boon lo see some  faces a'long way off, if they cau  only he kept there."  Wilson'h Fly Pads, lhe best of  all fly killers, kill both the flics  nnd the disease germs.  HE COULD GO.  At thc death of the Duke of  Wellington the whole Diplomatic  Corps was invited to the funeral  at St. Taul's. The French Ambassador, on receiving his invitation, was very much upset. He  hurried off to his colleague of Russia, Baron Brunnow, and confided  to him the difficulty in which hc was  placed.  "Thc Queen," hc said, "expects  us to go to St. Paul's, to tho funeral of the Duke of Wellington.  How can I go, considering iho. injuries which the Duke inflicted on  mv country?    What shall I do."  Baron Brunnow listened gravely  to his colleague's exposition and  then replied: "As the Duke is  dead," he said, "I think you can  safely go to his funeral. if you  were' asked to attend his resurrection, T should say refuse the invitation."  Mudge���������������������������"It's funny how mueh  easier it is to meet fellows I owe  money than to meet the fellows who  owe me money."    Yabslej'��������������������������� "Per-  -haps-it-is because���������������������������there, are,so.  many more of them."  Red, Weak, Wenry. Watery __ye������������������.  Relieved By Murine Eye Remedy. -Try  Murine For Your Eye Troubles. You  Will Like Murine. 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All correspondence absolutely secret and  confidential.    Address. .  DE SILVA INSTITUTE, Suite 200, 55 U.ilverslly St. Montreal, Canada 1  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, December"9, 1909  Ganong's  Chocolates  When "looking around"  for the very nicest���������������������������the  most appropriate���������������������������Christmas Gift���������������������������the gift that  would be most appreciated  ���������������������������just look at the exquisite  selection of Ganong's we  now have in stock.  DjpAlso see our latest and  best books.  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  .lift Street Enderby  Watches, Clocks and Jewelry  of all description.  Wedding Rings, Dress Rings,  and Gents' Rings.  Silverware, Ebony Goods, Cut  Glass, Fine China & Optical  Goods always kept in stock.  CHEAPEST HOUSE IN TIIE OKANAGAN  Before buying elsewhere come and inspect.  Dorer,  The   Armstrong  Jeweler.    Armstrong,  B. C  __|    ^  For Fall  Planting  Bulbs from best European and  Japan grower..  HOME-GROWN FRUIT AND  ORNAMENTAL TREES  Garden, Field and Flower Seed  Wire Fencing and Gates.  154-PaKe Catalogue FREE  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver,B.C  pj. fin. I  its  The worst feature of a divorce is  that it usually results in two more  marriages.  AN EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE  The second company to play in Enderby sent West by C. P. Walker, of  Winnipeg, was the aggregation headed by Wm. Yule and Miss Eddy, and  playing Shakespeare's "As You Like  It." They were seen in K. of P.Hall  last Monday evening. The house was  crowded, and the performance, from  first to last, eminently satisfactory.  In spite of the small stage, and limited facilities for putting on a performance demanding scenery, Mr.  Yule and assistants improvised, settings so that the stage effect was  very pleasing. The players, one and  all entered heartify into their parts,  and gave the audience as true a portrayal of this standard Shakespearean comedy as one my see anywhere.  It was a royal treat to hear again  the lines of this greatest of English  poet, and to read life's story as the  well-rounded words fell from the lips  of Rosalind, Celia,, Orlando and the  inimitable Touchstone. It was a performance that Enderby is the better  for having seen. c  BEAUTIFUL SENTIMENT  Robert Taylor, that gifted editor,  and at present United States Senator from Tennessee, has written at  least one piece that will live long  after he is dead, and add to the  world's store of happiness when he is  forgotten. "I would rather fill my  purse with money," says he, "and  keep its gates ajar to my happy girls  while yet they linger under my roof  than to clutch it with a miser's hand  until all the harpstrings of youth are  broken and all its music forever fled.  I would rather spend my last nickel  for a bag of striped marbles to gladden the hearts of my bare-footed boys  than to deny them- their childish  pleasures and leave them a bag of  gold to quarrel over when I am dead.  I abhor the pitiless hawk that circles in the air only to swoop down  and strangle the song of thc linnet  or bury its talons in the heart of the  dove. I despise the soulless man  whose greed for gold impels him to  strangle thc laughter and song of his  own family."  2  ANNOUNCEMENT  GARDOM BROTHERS  associated with  t CEPERLEY, ROUNSEFELL & CO., LTD.  have opened their office  on  the corner  of Granville and  Robson Streets, Vancouver.     Accident, Liability, Marine o  and Fire Insurance, Real Estate, Loans. +  Basil Gardom will be pleased to list  Okanagan Farm .'    ' ���������������������������    T  Lands.   The greatest care will be exercised in recommend- _������������������  ing Vancouver investments to Okanagan clients. q  0  t  -f-  vince. With a credit at the bank of  approximately 55,000,000, and' the  healthy condition of revenue exhibited by the just completed statement,  there can be no question as to the  eminently satisfactory condition of  the provincial exchequer.  WILL ASK FOR   OFFICIAL COUNT  "It is our intention to apply to  the county judge for a recount in the  general count of cities and districts,'  said Rev. Dr. Spencer, superintendent of the Local Option League of  B. C "In no other way can we ascertain our exact majority of the total vote, and this we certainly have,  or estimate our percentage."  It will not be know what the exact  fate of the proposed local option law  is until the recount is held,, which  will probably require a month to  complete.  THE PROVINCIAL REVENUE  - B. C. FRUIT IN ENGLAND  British Columbia fruit has been'  awarded medals at Bath, Bristol and  Crystal Palace, while W. E. Scott,  Deputy Minister of Agriculture, who  is in charge of the exhibit, confidently expects that the exhibit will meet  with the same success at other exhibitions. There are 24 shows at which  the fruit will be exhibited, while Mr.  Scott is also delivering a.series of  illustrated lectures at the various  exhibitions. Recently he delivered 13  lectures at Crystal Palace to.crowded  houses. Of the fruit which carried  off these prizes, at least 75 per cent,  was from the Okanagan.  in large figures. The publisher desires an active agent in each county  or city to sell the calendar. Price,  25c each; sample copy and .prices to  agents, 15c. Send for copy to H. S.  Hallman. Berlin, Ont:  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.  All 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.  Prices, Dec. 9th  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    "  Two Star Flour, $1.50  Whole Wheat Flour, $1.55   "  Graham-Flour,     -    $1.45    "  Four Star Chop, $1.40 per 80 lbs  Three Star Chop, $1.35 per 80 lbs  Shorts, $1.20 per 90 lbs.  Middlings, $1.30 per 90 lbs.  Wheat, $2.00 perl25-lbs  Oats, $1.30 per 100 lbs.  Oat Chop, $.95 per 60 lbs.  Barley Chop, $1.10 per 70 lbs.  Whole1 Corn, $2.00 per 100 lbs.  Cracked Corn, $2.10 per 100 lbs.  Bran: $.90 per 70 lbs.  Also a full line of Cereals and Wheat-  lets at Right Prices. Free delivery  to any part of the city.  Terms: Net Cash  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  Enderby B    C  L. S. GRAY  VERNON GREENHOUSES  VERNON,   B. C.  A FINE CALENDAR  The statement, of provincial revenue  for the past fiscal year has just been  completed at thc treasury department, Victoria. While precedent forbids the giving" out of any details  until the return in its entirety has  been laid before the legislature, this  much may be discussed, that the  showing is by far the most satisfactory in the entire history of thc pro-  We have received a copy of "The  Gospel Text Calendar," for 1910,  published by H. S. Hallman, of Berlin, Ont. It contains 13 large sheets  well printed in colors, suspended  from a silk cord. Each sheet except  the cover contains a design of the  Bible with a Bible text for each day  in the month, and at the lower end  of thc sheet a calendar for the month  THE  London    Directory  [Published  annually]  Enables traders throughout the  world to communicate direct with  English Manufacturers and Dealers in each class of goods. Besides being a complete commercial,guide to London and its suburbs the Directory contains lists  of .Export Merchants with the  goods they ship, and the Colonial  and Foreign Markets they supply;  steamship lines arranged under  the ports to which they sail, and  indicating the approximate sailings; Provincial Trade Notices  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in the principal provincial towns and industrial centres of the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition  will be forwarded, freight paid,  on receipt of postal order for 20s.  Dealers seeking agencies can  advertise their trade cards for ������������������1  or larger advertisements from ������������������3.  The London Directory Co., Ltd  25 Abchurch Lane, London, E.C.  Headquarters for  Cut Flowers  For the Interior.  .  Carnations  and Chrysanthemums  a Specialty.  Prompt attention given to orders for  Funeral Emblems, Etc.  Prices Moderate.  SECRET SOCIETIES  J. F. PRINGLE  W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodfire No. 40  ReKular m ectins. firit  Thursday on or after the  full moon nt 8 p. tn. in Oddfellows Hall. Vistitin*  brethren cordially invited.  V. C. BRIMACOMBE  Secretary  I. 0.0. F.  _,���������������������������___ .     Eureka Lodfirc, No. 50  Meets every Tuesday evening- at 8 o'clock, in I. O.  O. F. hall, Metcalf block. Visiting brothers always welcome. II. N. Hendrickson. N. G.. A.  Reeves, Sec'y, J. B. Gaylord, P. G., Treas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  JAS, MARTIN, C.C.  C. E. STRICKLAND, K.R.S.  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  K. of P. Hall is thc only hall in Enderby suitable  for public entertainments.    For rate, etc., apply  to- R. F. JOHNSTONE. M. E.. 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See our excellent stock of Yule-tide Dainties: everything for Holiday Cooking and Holiday  -rjlpo cniyp'   President Suspenders neatly put up in individual boxes for Christmas trade; Handher chiefs and handsome Ties put up in like manner;  jji^a. uiv..   Gloves the same; also fancy Hose.    Dress Goods for the Ladies; and substantial presents for the children.  t    Old Postoffice Blk., Enderby  ���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������H  THE P0LS0N MERCANTILE COMPANY  i  _  si  %


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