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 _-  %  r  U_. ���������������������������  1  to  ���������������������������.  {_  II  lu.  Pi  i'.  k  i  T. -  i. .-  f_  ff  kf  li  _ '  li.'  I*  fi  I  L'ft  K_,T  _  k  i.  /^NJ  "l  V^lCTOj*^^  Enderby, B. C,  March 3, 1910  A N  WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 3; No. 1; Whole No. 105  THE,  NEWS   IN   AND -ABOUT   ENDERBY   AS . CAN . TOLD   IN   A   FEW. LINES  Mr. and Mrs. Congreve visited Bnderby over Sunday; from the Congreve hotel,  Sicamous.  ��������������������������� _  Chas: W. Little sold 110 acres of  the Bernard Rosoman place, near  Grindrod, on Saturday.   ~  The Gth falling this month on, a  Sunday, water rates will* be payable  at par on Monday the 7th.  Mr. Wright and his daughter, Mrs.  McCormick, returned" from a trip to  the" coast-cities last Wednesday.  The Enderby Trading Company are  further improving their handsome  store room by adding several tiers of  shelves which run to the ceiling. ��������������������������� ~ -  Wm. Woods is asking for- specifications for a comfortable home which  he will erect this spring on his corner  property opposite the home of Robt.  Peel." : -       .    :  A n.eeiiri.; of the Bnderby- Conservative Association will be held in W.  E. Banton's office next Saturday evening. All friends of the party are invited " to attendf  The. Anniversary   services held last'  Enderby to come down to Vernon alized thereby. Word from the main 'closer, and at the-present time it can 'class entertainment has'won for them  and show the slaves bf the roarin' !line of the C. P. R. says the soft j be seen as a small* bright speck a lit- a great' number of-friends", here. It is-  game in this burg that they are not   weather is completely upsetting traf  nearly - so formidable as they think  they are." We're on!���������������������������Vernon Okanagan.  On Thursday eve, Mar. 3, in the  Methodist church, Miss McCartney, a  deaconess from Toronto, will tell the  story of the work being done- by the  deaconesses.among the.poor.and outcast of our Canadian cities. An offering will be taken in aid of the  work.   All are invited.  tie to the side of the planet Saturn. ! doubtful if Mr. McRaye has'an equal,  fie there. It can be seen about 7.30 or 8 p.m.   in interpreting. Dr. Drummond's Habr.  _      . . ' ' . .    . .      in the western sky.   Through a large itant poems.   Elbert  Hubbard  heard  Enquiries are coming in so fast for   .���������������������������__._,���������������������������    __J..    .���������������������������.,    ...        ��������������������������� . _.',,_,_. . .      . ._ .-    ,,     U'  ______._.    __,__.____._    ,���������������������������-_     _.._,   telescope the tail of the comet can be  Mr..McRaye on his visit to*the Roy-  information relating to Mara and  Enderby property that Mr. Little has  ordered an jOliver typewriter to facilitate the- handling of the correspon-  seen.  crofters, and   said   of   him:. '-'Walter.-'���������������������������  McRaye    interprets     Drummond    far.'    '.  Work on   the    Methodist church-is  better than   any .man I ever saw.or-'*     :|  nearing    completion.    The plastering  heard." '*��������������������������� .   "'    \'' '--   .  Robt.  Waddell received from J.VC  ever seen.  ing,  etc.,   will be left until summer.  In the estimates handed down this !���������������������������e date of opening is fixed for April  week at    Victoria, - the Okanagan is.3rd'  and Rev-  R-  N- Powe11' of Nel"  given   $120,000    for    roads,    streets,   son- wiU be the Preacher.  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Patterson, of  Boisevain, Man., are visiting Mr. and  Mrs. Jno. S. Johnstone, Mrs. Patterson's   mother "and    father.   They  are returning- to their Boisevain . bridges and wharves.-. This is about  home after spending a month or two j $40,000 more than was appropriated  at Los Angeles and other California ��������������������������� for this purpose" last year, and is  points. Mr. arid-Mrs." Patterson are strong evidence of the fact" that'the  delighted with-  the.. beauties of En-  Government appreciates not only the  dence.     Mr.   Little   states   that .the |Will be finished   in   a.few days; and  outlook for business th^s season leads the.electric fixtures will be installed  him to believe tliat this year will; immediately. Seats, pulpit, organ !Fishe*'s- famous poultry * farm, lastj-  mark the period of greatest prosper, j are on the groun(j ready to be in- I Tues(iay> a: Pen oi eight fancy-bred ,  ty that the Northern Okanagan has  stalled .The exterior painting   point-  Whit?    Holland   Turkeys,' and    they ^  were, taken to the Hazelmere Poultry"  ' Ranch.    This   is   a breed of turkeys '"  which are   little   known'in this'dis-".-"  trict,*but one that will soon be widely known.-They are the best layers.'.  Enderbyites are to be given a real "of any breed^it is said,   and are much "  j treat on Saturday, evening,-March 19,  more domesticated.   They, are not so  when    the   Eileen  - Maguire. concert  large as the bronze variety, but; be- ���������������������������  company will -appear in K.P.  Hall,   ing excellent.for. the table ^'they - sell ...  derby arid vicinity.- -  ".>.���������������������������    .      ".     '���������������������������_"_-"..  The worst ivind   storm" ever known  on Okanagan lake raged on Tuesday.  The smoke stack of .the steamer Okanagan -was', blown "off arid: she had to  "Sunday "in " the   Baptist cHurcl. were'' put"to' shore' to"  await, relief..  The  well attended, and the two addresses  deliverde by ' Rev. Mr. Welsh were  very'nruch enjoyed by all..  In Enderby, Paddy Murphy is now  sole proprietor  of the King Edward  hotel.   It is one of the best hotels in  . the  west,   and -Paddy  always makes  good.��������������������������� Merrit Herald.  H. H. Magwood, 'who left Enderby  some months ago' to take a position  with the P. Burns company at Rev-  elstoke, has been transfered to the  Vancouver office of the company.  Harry Krebs, the "man on the  road" for .the A.'R. Rogers Lumber  Co., returned to Enderby last Saturday after a most   successful busi-  s.s.-Aberdeen took off her passengers  and the, mails. The storm of Wednes-,  day was ' also   severe,   arid the lake  importance of the" district, but" also  its great needs' in' the development of j  its resources . and   the^opening up of.  new territory. ' i  Halley's���������������������������""���������������������������cofnet-./is.-.-.t-' last within  range of the small telescope or field  glass.     While the'interest of the as  under the direction of the C. P.-Walker Lyceum Bureau. This is an engagement' extraordinary. "It is the'  first- American Tour of Ireland's  sweetest singer. - With Miss Maguire  we-find .MissrL'ucy-Weblirig,*- the .,dain-'  ty little London entertainer,- and Mr.  Walter   McRaye. ���������������������������, Miss "Webling  and  tronomicaliy"inclined has been focused. Mr.-McRaye'are not strangers to _tn  on Drake's . comet,    the    larger and | Enderby    audience.      They, have ap-  traffic  has" been  considerable .demor-   more famous comet has been coming  peared    here   before, .and -their high-  v  ness trip through t__3"Nofthw"est.  The Bank'of Montreal is asking for  tenders for the bank block to be  erected on ' the corner of Cliff and  ' Vernon Road as early as weather  will permit. It will be of reinforced  cement.  ' The Young People's Societies of the  - Methodist-and Presbyterian churches,  Armstrong, furnished the literary  programme at the meeting here on  Wednesday evening. Refreshments  were provided by the Enderby society.  Thc sale of the Enderby Hotel to  Mr. Chas. Coode, for $26,000 was  consummated on thc 15th of February, and the new proprietor will take  charge early in March. In the meantime Mr. Wright will have charge of  the enterprise.  The lockets given as prizes by. P.  H. Murphy, to the rink winning in  the season's play at curling, are the  handsomest individual prizes yet  given in the Valley. The lockets are  handsomely engraved, and are valued  at $7.00 each.  The soft weather . of the past few  days has turned the curling ice into  sheets of water. The finals are yet  to be played. The rinks skipped by  Murphy, Bell and Evans are tied at  the close of the final schedule, each  having lost four games during the  season.  The many friends of Paddy Murphy  in Vernon were glad to welcome him  in town yesterday. He proposes  shortly to organize a curling team in  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  Publiihed every Thursday at EwUrby, the Gate-Way of the famoui Okanagan, Land of the Bi c Canadian Red Apple and the California of Canada  Entered ii. the Post Office at Enderby. B. C, as second-clasi matter. '"   _ . ���������������������������  X  "In order to b������������������ poor in the Okanagan, you have to waste an' awful lot of Time and Money."  II.    M.  .V   A.  L.-K   K   R  ONE   MAN'S POINT OP VIEW  is an" office that Vernon; for instance,  fills at a cost of $750.00 a year, and  one   that   our   neighboring   city    of  I Armstrong    offers   $400.00 a year to  1 j fill.   Our city fathers are attempting  better than those.so very -large. -_; _* _' -J..-jr-  The-Vernon Board "of Trade is after"--<?'  thcC.P.R. in, earnest.-    At the',last'"���������������������������<:-/%'  meeting  of the ' organization \sev.eral ,"':���������������������������..���������������������������''  complaints .were . discussed, >Vamong. r?Z;"������������������|  Theih being the-need''ofa'new 'station<_���������������������������-���������������������������'.. I  the .disregard.''of ; the - speed;.;limitij.t'?y.-\  making the "level crossing- dangerous',-, "_';  and the,, lack" of'   fencing along-the ------  right ,of    way."  It    was decided to '  write, to.the officials .of the C.P.R.,    -  demanding   to    know what they in-  \ .  tend to do, and.that if the"grievance. -  complained ,of   is ' not remedied, the "N ,  Board.would   employ-theiservices of  a. lawyer to bring   these matters to  the attention   of   the Railway Com- .'-;'  mission. -     i- . -    - -���������������������������]   *~  WILL ASK FOR FIGURES  W_HEN_,the_City_HalUwas_opened_j.to_economize_at__.the=wrong^endl===.Mr,  and   the   City   officials   were Banton has filled .the position of city  finally established in the commodious council chamber, it was be-  solicitor more.gratuitously than as a  matter of business.     When he asked  lieved that it was the marking of a that his appropriation be made $100  new epoch in the growth of Ender.by. a year instead of $40.00 he asked a  It was believed that the city fathers small thing It ig mighty poor ad-  would   exercise   a   larger    degree of  ministration to economize by cutting  foresight in dealing with matters relating to the city, and would weigh  all matters on the scales of broad-  mindedness,    and    that &l\ pettiness  out the offices that are prescribed in  the Municipal-Clauses Act. .It should  be our effort to fill all the requirements of the law, not side-step them  ger in the pie somehow. Politics has  ever been a losing game, financially/  for Mr. Martin. At least, hc says so  and' people believe him. But as well  try to keep a man out of the news-'  -.In the course of"his speech in presenting   the   estimates,-  Hon.W. J.-  Bowser said: "As.you^are aware, the  Shuswap and   "Okanagan bonds were"  papcr^business^aftcr^_c^_as^oncc-had^g"aranteed^  would disappear.   Wc believe yet that, because it mcans  the spending of a  they,will do so. But their action in  dealing with .the office of city solicitor is too small to come under the  head of business. It is on a par with  thc action of one of thc old councils  when they .bought a pair of pole-  climbers and attempted to deprive  the local   licensed . electrician of the  few dollars. Mayor Bell has never  lost an occasion to comment publicly  on the. low taxation of Enderby, and,  we do not wish to discourage his efforts in this respect, but,in fairness  it should be said that if we as a city  a taste of it, as to try to keep Joe1  Martin out of the political cauldron.  He seems to enjoy the bubbling, and  the hotter it gets .the better he likes'  it'. He was elected as a member of  the House of Commons in the recent  election, and he had no more than  taken his seat when he caught the  speaker's eye and said .something.  It is not always essential that you  agree absolutely with Mr. Martin. In  fact, he thinks more of you if you  don't. But when he speaks, you have  to listen, whether you like it or not.  And, so, wiien hc got up in the  British House and told the Liberal  leader that he did not know his business, the   Britishers   did not like it  were living up to the requirements of   much, but they had to take it.   And  the Municipal Clauses Act, and were  J  little business he might get from the ��������������������������� (loing as other cities , and towns in  city in installing and replacing the | the Valley are doing���������������������������employing a  electric lights on the streets. At j city poiiceman, a city solicitor, and  that time, after a few vain attempts I city health officer, perhaps our  to climb the poles, it was discovered , rate of taxation would be more in  by the city's handy -man that his  neck was worth "more than the 25c  the city might save in the operation  and he refused to climb the poles.  And the climbers haven't been used  since. We fear the city will have a  similar experience in its efforts to get  along without a city solicitor. Pole  climbing looks ��������������������������� easy when an expert  is doing it. And the job, of city solicitor is largely a matter of habit  when we have such penetrating minds  at the head of city affairs, still, it is  an office that has saved cities larger  and smaller than Enderby endless litigation and thousands of dollars. It  line with that of our sister town_.  000  OSEPH MARTIN is a man of  such pronounced views and  pungent expression that he is  sure to have enemies. But he is also  sure of friends, for he is worthy of  them. He shows that he is worthy  of them by the fact that he can get  along without them. When he went  to England son_e months ago his  enemies in Canada, and especially in  B. C, were delighted, and his friends  began to see the castles of political  insipidity in the Old Country crumble.   They knew Joe would get a fin-  then Mr. Martin wrote letters to the  London Times and the Thunderer  published them, in which. Mr. Martin  told.some homely truths. And the  best of it is, Joe Martin is right, as  he usually is, and the British people  know it. H  000  To rise above the average, which  means failure, you must be better  than the average, which means success. Pay the .price' or else do without is the ' only way. It will clear  your skin and reform your figure,  this extra sweetness and neatness,  and it will illumine your features  and polish your manners to study  even for fifteen minutes a day some  fine book. A few verses of the Bible,  pondered over while at your work,  .pill do your soul more good than  many   sermons. ���������������������������Adelaide   Keen.  province receiving the subsidy granted by the Dominion, of its being secured by a first mortgage on the line  and of obtaining 40 per cent..'of*the  gross proceeds from traffic. This was  considered a fair bargain at the time.  but as thc traffic returns have,been  based on the basis of the long haul,  the share of the province has not all  been what was anticipated. I propose to undertake an audit of the  books of the Shuswap and Okanagan  for the purpose of determining to  what extent we are entitled, if any,  to a larger share of the traffic receipts since the opening of the line."  NORTHERN OKANAGAN POULTRY  ASSOCIATION  The Directors of the above society  are requested to meet at the parlors  of the City Restaurant, Enderby, on  Wednesday next, Mch. 9th, at 2 p. m.  prompt.       A   full   attendance is re-  questcd* G. ROBINSON, Sec-  Per T. Pound, asst. pro tem.  "J  Strayed���������������������������To my place on Indian  reserve, sorrel horse; star on fore-,  head, white spot on nose; branded  W on right shoulder; nigh hind foot  white. Big George Purdee, Indian  Reserve,  Bnderby.  It will act to the advantage of  our readers if they would watch for  the store news each week, as told in  our advertising columns by our merchants. Many a good opportunity to  purchase the needful articles of the  home at a discount, is lost by those  who neglect this part of our community life.  '*_  I OR, THE NEW MISTRESS AT  LAUREL HiLL.  __n_������������������__r.M>UI-������������������'<Mm_r_.  i������������������M_W_J������������������������������������^UBWft.������������������U������������������*  CHAPTLK   U [.���������������������������(Conli'i-.'co'..  Meantime, between  W.m nnd Ins  mother   there   was  a   !".nr:cd  v������������������m  verso tion. the former inquiring naturally after  the looks of her new  mistress.  "Pretty as .a pink," answered  John, "and ji.al as a fiddle, with  the sweetest little baby way?, but  1 tell vou what Mis." and John's  voice fell to a whisper, "He'll max-  i.'r. her into heaven a heap sight  fjuicker'n he did i'other one; case  you see she hain't so much���������������������������what  vou call him���������������������������so much go oft tu- her  'as 'Miss Italy had, and she_ can't  .ar his grinding ways. 'Ihey 11  scrush her to onct ��������������������������� sec ii they  don't. Hut 1 knows one thing, this  yer nigger ''(.ends to do his duty,  j\_d hold up.them little cheese-curds  ..-.ids of her'n, jest as sonic1 ot  them scripter' folks held up Moses  with the bulrushes."  ��������������������������� "Aud wind, of tho young one."  asked Hannah, who had been quite  indignant ut ihe thoughts of another child in thc family, "what of  the- young one?"  "T.right as a dollar ."-answered  John. "Knows more'n a dozen of  Nellie, and well she might, for she  ain't half as whit., and as Master  Kennedy says it's a maxim of mine,  thc blacker thc hide, the better the  sense!"  ].y this time. Hannah had washed the dough from her hands, and  taking  ihe roast chicken  from  tho  oven,   she  donned  a     clean   check  .pron,   and   started     to    sec     the  stranger   fur  herself.     Although a  tolerable good woman,    Hannah's  /ace   was  not   very   prepossessing,  and  Iiv?..  Kennedy intuitively  felt  lhat  'twould  be  long  before  her  former  domestic's place was made  good  by tho indolent African.    It  "is true her obeisance was vei  a  th  some, occupied tlie center of tho  room, while better far than all, the  tabic, tho mantel and the windows  wore filled with flowers, which John  had begged from the neighboring  garde nn, and whieh seemed to smile  a welcome upon the weary woman,  were both intelligent and refined,  she did not feel altogether at ease  in their presence, for the fancy she  had that they regarded her as one  who for some reason was entitled  to their pity. And in this she was  correct. They did pity her, For  they remembered another gentle  woman, whose brown hair had  turned' gray, and whose blue eyes  had waxed dim beneath the withering influence of* him she called hor  husband. She was dead, and when  they saw-the. young, light-hearted  Matty, they did not understand how  she could over have been induced  to take that woman's place and wed  .. man of thirty-eight, and they  blamed her somewhat, until they  reflected that she knew nothing of  him, and that her fancy was probably, captivated by his dignified  bearing, his manly figure, and handsome  face.    But  these  alone  they  who, with a cry of delight, bent  down and kissed them through her  lears.-  "Did these come from your garden?" she asked of Nellie, who,  childlike, answered, "We hain't any  ilowcrs. Pa won't let John plant  any. lie told Aunt Kelsey the land  had   better  be  used   for  potatoes,  and Aunt Kelsey said he  was   too  >  stingy to  live.  "Who is Aunt Kelsey." asked  Mrs. Kennedy, a painful suspicion  fastening itself upon her that the  lady's opinion might be correct.  "'She 'is pa's sister Charlotte;,''  answered Nel iie, "and lives in  Rochester, in . great big house,  with the handsomest things; but  .she don't come here often, it's so  heathenish   she   says."  j'Jcrc spying John, who was going  with tin; oxen to the meadow, she  ran away, followed by Maude,  be-  knew couid not make hor happy,  and ere she had been six weeks a  wife, they were not surprised that  hcr face began to wear a weary  look, as if the burden of life were  hard to bear.  As far as she could, she beautified her home, purchasing with-her  own means several little articles  which thc- doctor called useless,  though hc never failed to appropriate to himself thc easy-chair  which she had bought for thc sitting-room, and which when she was  tired rested her so much. On the  subject of curtains, ho was particularly obstinate. "There were  blinds," he. said, " and 'twas a  maxim of his *\cver to spend his  money  for anything unnecessary."  Still, when Matty bought, them  herself for thc parlor, when her  piano was unboxed and occupied a  corner which had long been destitute   of  furijj.li.re,   and  when   her  twecn whom and herself there was   marble   table' stood   between    th  for the present a most amicable  understanding. Thus left alone,  Mrs. Kennedy had time for thought,  which crowded upon her so fast  that, at last throwing herself upon  the bed, she wept bitterly, half  wishing she had never come to  Laurel Hill, but was still at home  in her own pleasant cottage. Then  hope whispered to her of a brighter  day, when things would not seem  to her as they now did. She would  fix up the desolate old house, she  thought���������������������������the bare windows which  now so stared her in the face,  should be shaded with pretty mus-  in   curtains,   and   she  would  loop  ; true her obeisance was very low. ,lin curtains, and she would loop  nd her greeting kindly enough, but them back with ribbons. -The wirier, was about her an inquisitive,  pet, too, on Lire parlor floor should  and  .1 at the same,  time,   rather pat  ronizing  air.  which  Mrs.  Kennedy  did not'like. and she wis glad when  b. exchanged for a better one, and  when her piano and marble table  came, thc only articles of furniture  she al;  last left th'e parlor,, telling j she had not sold, it would not seem  ihem,  as lhe did  s.u.   that '"dinner j so  cheerless and so cold,  was  done  ready."  Notwithstanding  that  [he   house  ifcscl  was   so  hi  Comforted with these thoughts,  she fell asleep, resting quietly until, dining- fcil, just as the sun had" set and it  room was a small, dark, cheerless ^ as growing dark within the room,  apartment, ancl though the was be-j Maude came rushing in, her dress  ginning to feel thc want of food,j;i]l v,-et, her face flushed, and her  Mrs. Kennedy could scarcely force; c.vc_. red with tears. She and Nellie  had quarreled ���������������������������. nay, actually  down a rnonlhful, for the homes!.k  feeling at her heart; a feeling  which  whispered  to   her   that  the  'fought:  Nellie  tell  Maude   she  was   blacker  than   a  nigger,    and  home to whieii she had come, was pushing hcr into thc brook, while  not like that which she had loft, j Maude, in return, had pulled out  Dinner being over, she asked per-ja handful of thc young lady's hair,  mission lo retire to her chamber,' for -which hcr stepfather had shaken  ���������������������������-saving-sh{_.n_eAded._re^_^._l^J?jj(l\\l5[ her  soundly,  and  sent hcr   to hcr  hac  feel hcilcr after .she luia slept.  Nellie volunteered to lead the way,  and as they left the dining-room,  old   Hannah,   who  was notoriously  imnv.  :!1 be  l.'izv.    muttered   aloud:   ''A  sicklv thing.    Great help _h  to  me;  but T  shan't   stay  tu  wait  oi* more'n forty mure."  Dr. Kennedy had his own private  rca_oti for wishing t<> conciliate  Hannah. "When he" sol her free,  h. made hcr believe it was her  duty to wurl. fur him for nothing,  rind though she soon learned belter  and often threatened to leave, he  had always managed tu keep hor,  fur, on the whole, .he liked her  place, and did nut care to clvmge  it fur one where her task would be  much harder. I'.ut if the new wife  ji roved tu be .i.kly matters wouid  be different, and so she fretted, as  wc haw* Heen. while the doctor  comforted lu r with the assurance  that Mr:-:. Kennedy was only tired--  ihat she was naturally well and  .trung. and would undoubtedly be  m great assistance when thc noveliy  of her position hail worn away.  While thi'? eouvrsatiun was taking plai-e. Mrs. Kennedv was exam-  iniri"'  her  chamber     and    thinking  windows, with a fresh bouquet of  flower., which John had brought,  h--: exclaimed involuntarily, "How  nice this is!" adding the next moment, lest his wife should be too  much pleased, "but vastly foolish !"  In accordance with her husband's  suggestion, Mrs. Kennedy wrote to  Janet, breaking to her as gently as  possible the fact that she was not j Denmark,-as the boys use to sa,  things he was a pattern man, and  when once his servant Jobri announced his intention of wi tli drawing from the Episcopalians and  joining himself to the Methodists,  who held their meetings in thc.  sc.hoolhoi.se, hc was greatly shocked and labored long with thc degenerate son of Ethiopia, v.-ho would  render lo him no reason for his  most unaccountable taste, though  he did to Matty, when she questioned him  of his choice.  "You sec, missus,"  said he.   "J.  wasn't alius a herrytic, but was as  good a 'pis-copal as St. George ever  had.    That's when  I lived in  Vir-  ginny, and was hired out to Marster Morton,   who had a   school for  boys,   and  who   larnt  me  how  to  .ead   a.  little.     After  I'd   arn't  a  heap  of  money  for  Marstcr   Kennedy, he wanted to go to the Legist  latin"', and as some of 'em wouldn't  vote for him while he owned a nigger, he  sot mc free,  and sent for  trie   to   come  home.     'Twas  hard  partin' wid dem boys and Marster  Morton,   T  tell  you,   but I kinder-  !���������������������������_ anted   fo  see  mother,   who  had  been here a 'good  while, and who,  like a fool, was a workin' and' is a  workin'  for  nothiir."  .. ".For  nothing!"   exclaimed Mrs.  Kennedy a suspicion,of the reason  whv Janet was refused crossing her  IKe+o+o.o.no *__)>*���������������������������������������������*>_������������������<>���������������������������<>*<*  Ob tiie Farm  mind.  "Yes, ' mariti, for nothin'," answered John, "but I ain't -green  enough for that, and 'fused outright. Then Marster, who got boat  "���������������������������'lection' day, threatened to send  in. back, but I knew- hc couldn't  do it, ancl so hc agreed to pay  eight dollars a month. I could get  more some' whar else, but I'd rather stay with mother, and so I  stayed."  "But that- has nothing to do with  tho church," suggested Mrs. Kennedy, and John replied :  "I'm corain' to the p'int now.  I lived with Marster .Kennedy, and  went with him to church, and when  T sec how he carried on week'days,  and how peart like he read- up  Sabba' flays,,savin' the Lord's prar  and ''Postlc's Creed. I began- to  think   thar's   Ronicthin.    rotten   in  in  many  whose  pleasant  UllI!.  uf  lol.n  handiw.rk was. here vx pi;  mother,   whom   she  begged  "to go  home,   and   not  stay  in   that old  house  where thc folks were ugly,  and the rooms not a bit pretty."  Mrs. Kennedy's heart was already  full, and drawing Maude to her  side, the two homesick children  mingled their tears together, until  a heavy footstep upon thc stairs  announced the approach of Or.  Kennedy. Not a word did he say  of his laic adventure with Maude,  and his manner was very kind toward hi.s wec'iry wiry, who, with his  hand upon her aching forehead, and  hi? voice in her ear, telling hcr how  sorry 1k> was' that sin; was sick,  forgot lhat she had been unhappy.  "Whatever eh-ie he may do," she  thought, "he certainly loves me,"  a:ul after a fashion he did perhaps  love her. She was a pretty little  ercature, and her playful, coquettish ways had pleased hini at first  sight. He needed a wife, and when  iheir mutual friend who knew  nothing of him save that he was  a man of integrity and wealth, suggested Matty .Remington, he too  thought favorably of the mailer,  and yielding to ihe fascination of  hcr   soft   blue   eyes,   he   had   won j cd  to come, but saying nothing definite  concerning her new home, or her  own happiness . as a second wife.  Several weeks went by,,.and then  an vr.swcr came.  "'If you had of wanted me,"  wrote Janet, "J. should of come, but  bein' you-didn't, I've went tu live  with Mr. Blodgett, who peddles  mijk, and raises butter and cheese,  and who they say is- worth a deal  of. money, and well he may be, for  he's saved  for forty  years."  Then followed a detailed account  of hcr household matters, occupying in all three pages of foolscap,  to which was pinned a bit of paper,  containing  thc   following:  "Joel looked over my writing and  said I'd left out the very thing I  wanted to tell thc most. Wc aro  married, me and Joel, ancl I only  hope you are as happy with that  doctor as 1 am with my old man."  This announccrr.cnt crushed at  ionee the faint hope which Mrs.  Kennedy had secretly entertained,  of eventually having Janet tO'Siip-  PJ.V the plaM_of_Hannahj_ who was  and never, under"  notoriously"  any circumstances, did anything she  possibly could avoid. Dr. Kennedy  did not tell his wife that he expected her to make it easy for Hannah,  so she would not leave them; but  Vir::inny, so whci mether, who allu  was a roavin' Methodis', asked mc  t. go wid hcr to meet-in', I went,  and was never so mortified in my  life, for arter the elder had 'xortcd  a spell at thc top of his voice, hc  sot down and said there was room  I'or others. I couldn't.see.. ho\v that  v/as, bein' he took up the' whole  chair, and while I was wouderin'  what, hc meant, as I'm a livin' nigger, up got mai'in and spoke a piece  right in mcetin' ! ' 1 never was so  'shamed, and I kep pullin' at her  gownd to make hcr set down, but  the harder I pulled, the louder she  hollered, till at last she bJowcd her  breath' all away, and down she  sot."  "And did any of thc rest speak  pieces?" asked Mrs. Kennedy,-convulsed with laughter, - at Johiys  vivid  description.  ".Jloss your heart," hc answered  with a knowing look, "'twan't a  piece she was speaking-���������������������������she was  tellin' hcr 'spcric-nce, but it sounded so like the boys at school that  I was deceived, for I'd never seen  sueirwm-lPlMore ~ TJu^^  I like it now, and I believe thar's  more '"sistency down in that school-  house, than thar is in���������������������������I won't say  the 'Piscapal church, 'case thar's  heaps of shiviiiv' lights thar, but if-  he  told  her how   industrious   the j you won't   be mad,   I'll  say  more  late Mrs. Kennedy had been, and  hinted that a true woman was not  above.' kitchen work. 'The consequence "of this was, "that Matty", who  ���������������������������really wished to please him, became, in'time a very drudge, doing  things which she once thought she  could not do, and then, without  a murmur, niinisteri'ig to her exacting hu.band when he came home  from visiting a patient, and declared himself "tired to death." Very  si ill he-sat, while her weary little  feet ran fur the cool drink ��������������������������� tne  daily paper���������������������������or the morning mail:  and very happy hc looked when her  snowy fingers combed his hair or  brushed his threadbare coat, and  if, perchance, she sighed amid hcr  labor of love, his ear was deaf,  and he did not hear, neither did  he see how white and thin she-  grew, as day by day went by.  Her piano was now seldom touch  . JKJblO.  lhe   smaller  more   faii-ii'u!   pice.--  ol     .urniture  afforded ha_ be< n  which the horn..  brought tu this room, whose windows looked out upon the lake and  the blue hills bey..id. A clean  white towel concealed the marred  _r.ndii.jcin of the washstand, while  fche bed, which' was made. up high  and round, especially iu the middle,  looked viry inviting with its rnowy  spread. A large stuffed rocking-  chair, mure comfortable than hand-  her in the gathering twilight, and  half guessed that she was hoine-  li'l I sick. And when he'.saw how eon-  fidingly she clung to him, he was  conscious of a half-formed resolution to be to her what a husband  (.;iight to bo. Ibit Dr. Kennedy's resolves were like the morning dew,  and as the days wore on. his peculiarities, one after another, were  discovered by his wife, who, womanlike, tried to think that he was  right a.nd  she   was Avrung.  n due lime most, of the village, rri  ca  I'or the doctor did not care for  music; still he was glad that she  could play, for "Sister Kelsey."  who was to hini a kind uf (error,  would insist that Nellie should take  music lessons, and as his wife was  wholly competent lo give them, he  would be spared a very great expense. "Save, save, save," seemed  to be his motto, and-when at church  the pinto was passed to hini, he  gave his dime a loving pinch ere  parting company with it; anil yet  none read the service louder, or  defended  his  favorite liturgy more  than thar is in Marstcr Kennedy,  who has hisself to thank for my  bein' a Methodis'." _  (To be continued.)'  THAT CLOCK AGAIN.  Gerund, who stuttered badly, returned home at four a.m. iu a blissful mood from nu ''evening" at tlie  club. On entering the house, he was  greeted from above by Mrs. Gerund, and the following dialogue  ensued :  "Is that you, John?" accused  Mrs.    Gerund from thc landing.  "Y-y-ycs, m'dear. thiit's m-me !"  delightedly answered Gerund.  "What do you mean, sir?" thundered his wife, "by coming home  at four o'clock?"  "t'-four o'c-clock!" echoed ..Gerund in a gently surprised ancl hurt  lone. "Why, it's j-j-jus' one  o'clock"."  "Sir," came flic frigid voice from  above,   "the  clock has just struck  loin  . i"  ailed   upon her,  and though they   zealously   than  himself.     In   some  When Gerund replied, if was in  a subdued, almost hopeless tone,  but with absolute conviction. "J)-do  you know, my d-dear, that the clock  is sl-t-flittering again?"  ONLY A FEW OF US.  Teacher-- ��������������������������� ''How    many  million,  Johnny X'  Johnny���������������������������' 'Not many.''���������������������������  make    a  !*<>^>f0>0^04^4������������������<>f0-f04'0_?_l  PREPARING FOR THE CHURN.  When cream from several separations is, collected, tlr,_ churning  should not be made for a number  of hours after the addition of the  last batch of cream. Unless this  time is given thc fresh cream added will not have soured throughout  the mass of sour cream, and if in  this condition much butter fat will  be lost in thc buttermilk. Time  must be given for complete and  thorough blending of thc various  lots so that they' arc practically  cne, the acid being developed in all  alike. This may be done very nicely by taking the previous night's  separation as the last and churning thc next day, thus giving ample  time'for the proper ripening of the  last cream added. -  During the'last-few hours of rip- ���������������������������  ening there should be taken into  consideration the temperature at  which the' cream must be churned.  When it is completely ripe or has  reached that point where the flavor  is fine and the aroma good, it  should be quickly brought to the  temperature necessary -for churning if not already at that temperature. H it has to be lowered several degrees, it should stand at tho  churning temperature for a period  of. three or four hours beforo  churning. This becomes necessary  because the butter-fat is a poor  conductor of heat and takes longer  fco change in temperature than the  milk scrim?. Every one is familiar  with the fact that oils aud fats cool  very slowly.'  During  thc  process  of  ripening,  the cream   should be  stirred occa-..  aionally to obtain best results. Just  what is the result of stirring is not  entirely known or why it is necessary,- but  it  is known 'that   cream  ���������������������������when frequently stirred ripens with-  a. more  uniform    and    finer flavor   y  than cream which is ripened without  'stirring.  BRAINS AS WELL  A.S HANDS.'  There arc good cows and poor  cows in all breeds. Whatever breed  you may choose you will find, it ���������������������������  necessary to employ the service of  the. scale's and the Rabcock test,  and be governed by their verdict.  Too much bother'? Well, perhapn  su but if you arc not willing to use  your brains as well as your hands,  and to look carefully after all the  details qE the business, better let'  the cows alone entirely, for-the  probabilities arc you were not born  in the right time of thc. moon to  make a successful dairyman anyway. If -you cannot find pleasure  and satisfaction in looking after the ���������������������������  details of the business, noting the  improvements and failures, studying into the reasons for thc .success ���������������������������  or failure, either there is something  lacking in your early education or  else you have mistaken your'calling  la nd-had.-bcttcr.._ continue raising,.,._  wheat to sell as long as thc farm  will produce paying crops, then sell  the farm and go ,fo town to live. _  Oj, what would be better still.'seek  some other employment than farming at once. Life is largely what  we make it. and a young man  should carefully study his own inclination and capabilities in choosing an occupation for life. ��������������������������� If ho_  has no natural liking for domes-'  tic animals and takes no'interest  in animal life, better choose soma  other occupation than farming, for  thc raising of animals of sonic kind  is a necessary adjunct to the best  development of the farm.  SYSTEMATIC FARMING.  To keep accounts which give r������������������-  suits-comparable fr. m year to year,  thc farm must be arranged according to a system. Thc fields must  In. definitely laid out, preferably in  groups, so arranged for rotations  tliat the number of fields in each  ������������������i _up equals the number of years  the rotation runs: that there may  bo the same acreage devoted to each  cf the three great classes of rotation crops and of the permanently  seeded crops each year, viz., the'  giains, the grass crops, aad the  cultivated crops. Thc live stock  'and other means of- reducing the  crops to more finished forms, bringing higher prices per acre, must-  also be managed in a more systematic manner, so tha. the general  results in their relations to each  crop can be recorded and compared, that the unprofitable enterprises  may thus be reduced and more attention devoted, to those which give  the best profits.  ;���������������������������.-' tx  f\  \  ft.  K_  _.-  _>  !___  I _��������������������������� t  i  i.  It  i  i  _.  Is-  _  b!  _ f  _ '���������������������������  fl  Id  I'  ST. ._ . .  _ j  I;.;,  _*_  ___.  * HOME, p  PIES.  Puraplrin Pie.���������������������������Add a tablespoonful of molasses to each pie. The  flavor is dilicious, but not pcrcep-  t'lblc as molasses..  Jolly Pie,--One cup sugar, one-  third cup butter, one largo cup  jelly, lemon extract to tasto, one  whole egg a.nd yelks of four, saving whites for meringue for top of  pic. Beat thoroughly. Mako two  pics.  Mock Cherry Pie.���������������������������Ono cupful of.  cranberries cut in halves, one-half,  cupful of raisins, ono tablespoonful of flour, one cupful of sugar,  two teaspoons of vanilla", one cupful, of boiling water. _ This makes  one pie.  Mock Mince ^Pie. ��������������������������� One egg,  three or four crackers, or six ������������������r  eight small ones, one-half cupful  of'molasses, ono-half cupful of su7  gar, one-half cupful of vinegar, one-  half cupful of strong tea, one cup-  ,. ful of chopped raisins, .a small piece  of butter, spice and salt.  Squash Pie.���������������������������Two -teacups of  boiled squash, three-fourths teacup of brown sugar, three eggs, two  .3blospoons bf molasses, one table,  spoon of molted butter, ono tablespoon of ginger, one teaspoon of  cinnamon, two te .cups of milk, a  little salt.    Make two plate pie's.  Orange Cream Pie.��������������������������� Bake a crust  in a large pie.tin. For filling take  pne pint of, rich milk, bail three-  fourths of it, aud with tiie remaining quarter stit two tablespoonfuls  of corn starch; add to the boiling  milk, stirring all tiie time, and then  add half a teacup of sugar,. then  the yolks of two eggs well' beaten  and thinned with a little milk. Add  a small pinch of salt. Remove from  the.fire and flavor with extract ef  orange and pour into the crust.  " Whip the whites, add three even  tablespoonfuls.of sugar, flavor with  orange extract, frost the pie, and  . place, in the oven to brown slight-.  . ly.    Serve cold.-    -  Mincemeat.���������������������������Take five or six  "pounds of "scraggy , beef���������������������������a neck  piece will do���������������������������������������������nd put to boil, in  water enough to cover it; take off  the, scum that rises when it reaches  the boiling point, add hot water  from timo to time.until it is.tender,  then remove thc lid from "the pot,  salt, let boil till almost dry,"turn-,  ing the m-cat over 'occasionally in  thc.liiquor, take from the fire, and  let stand over night to get thoroughly cold; pick bones, gristle or  stringy bits from the meat, chop  "fine, "mincing at, the same time three  pounds" of raisings, wash and dry  four pounds of currants, slice thin  a pound of citron, chop" fine four  quarteT good cooking tart apples;  put intoji largo pan together, add  two ounces of cinnainon, one of  cloves, one of "ginger, four'nutmegs,  the juice ancUerated rinds of two  lemons ,onc tablespoonful of salt,  one teaspoonful" of pepper, and .two  pounds oEjugar. Put in a porce-  "laiiTkettle ono'q~uttrt_of iJoiled-. ider  or, bettor still, one quart of currant or grape juice (canned when  grapos are turning from green to  purple), ono quart of nice molasses  syrup, also a good lump of butter,  let it como to boiling point and  pour over the ingredients in thc  pan- after having first mixed them  well, then mix again thoroughly.  Pack" in"jar's'and put in a cool place,  and when cold pour molasses over  the . top an eighth of an ��������������������������� inch in  thickness and cover tightly. This  will keep two months. For baking  take some out of a jar; if not moist  enough add a little hot water and  strew a few whole raisins over each  pits. Instead of boiled beef a beef  heart or roast meat may be used,  and a good proportiftia for a few  pics i. one-third chopped meat and  two-thirds apples, with a little suafc,  . raisins,' spices, butter and salt.  of sour milk, one even teaspoonful  of soda, two cupfuls of flour. Bake  two layers. Cream for same. The  juice of one-half a lemon and one  orange, one-half cup,.of water, one-  half cup of sugar, one tablespoonful corn starch dissolved iti a little  water; boil until smooth; when  cold put, between the cake.  Cold Cake.���������������������������One cupful 0 sugar  one-half cupful butter, yolks of 4  egga, two-thirds cupfuls sour cream  and one-half teaspoonful soda. Mix  one-third box seeded raisins into  flour enough to make batter. Bako  thy above cakes at same timo and  save work.  ��������������������������� Eggloss Spico Cakie.���������������������������One cupful  of sugar, one tablespoonful of lard,  one cupful sour milk, one teaspoonful of soda (in milk), ono teaspoonful of cinnamon, ono teaspoonful of  allspice;   Bako in loaf tin and frost.  Devil's Food.���������������������������Cream two cupfuls  of sugar with one-half cup of butter (good measure), add two beaten  eggs, ono cup of cold water, one-  half teaspoonful each of ground  cloves and nutmeg, one teaspoonful of lemon or vanilla, one small  square of unsweetened chocolate  (grated), three cupfuls of flour, and  three level teaapoonfuls of baking  powder. Bako in layer tius. Chocolate Frosting.���������������������������Put into a shallow pan four tableepponfuls of  scraped chocolate and place it  where it will melt gradually, but  not scorch; when melted stir in  three tablespoonfuls of milk or  cream- and ono of water. Mix all  together and add ono scant teacupful of sugar; boil five minutes and  while hot spread on the cakes.  Pecan Cake.���������������������������-Two cupfuls pulverized sugar, three-fourths cupful  butter, a,half cupful corn starch,  two and one-half cupfuls .fleur, one  cupful-sweet milk, whites of six  eggs, three tcaspoonfuls baking  powdor,.. cream, butter, and sugar ;  add milk with corn starch dissolved in it, and flour and whites-of  eggs gradually. Filling���������������������������One and  one-half cupfuls maple sugar, one  cupful granulated sugar, one-half  cupful sweet milk, one-half cupful  butt _ r, one cupful pecans, two tea-  spoonfuls -vanilla. Chop" pecans  very fine, put all ingredients together' in a���������������������������porcelain kettle and  boil slowly until thick "enough " to  spread on cake, while very hot. Decorate top-with a few kernels'.,  DUMPLINGS.   ...  : Almond Dumplings.���������������������������Beat one. or  two eggs thoroughly; add as many  chopped., blanched almonds as the  eggs absorb and one-half teaspoonful.. sugar.v Pat into a flat ball and  fry in butter, browning on both  sides. Drop in meat soup and boil  up just once and serve. The dumplings may. be matie.and fried the  day previous to using. . A "little  cracker me^el may be added if one  wishes not to be quite so extravagant and use less almonds. Simple  to "make.  Peach' DumpIingG.���������������������������Take one  cupful of flour, one teaspoonful of  baking powder, one teaspoonful of  buttery mix with a little milk and  drop from teaspoon into hot syrup;  cover and boil ten minutes and  serve with whipped cream. Delicious.  I  _.  CAKES.  Nut Layer Cake.���������������������������Two cupfuls of  sugar, one scant cupful of butter  creamed together, three eggs beaten well,, one cupful of sweet milk,  three cupfuls of flour sifted together with two tcaspoonfuls of  baking powder, one teaspoonful of  yanilla. Mix all well together, then  add one cupful of chopped walnuts.  This can bo baked also into loaves.  Frost with caramel frosting as follows: Two cupfuls of brown sugar,  one-half cupful of milk or cream,  piece of butter the size of: an egg.  Boil ten minutes, then beat until  thick enough to spread; add one  teaspoonful of vanilla,before .beating.    Layer Gake^nOno cupful of sugar,  onc-l'iaif. cjjpitil _f butter, creamed  together j i__c egg. one-kali: cupfSl  Rice Dumplings.���������������������������Boil one cupful  of rice until tender. Wring from  cold water squares of cheesecloth.  Spread rice in the centre of each  about one-half inch thick and as  large as a saucer. Lay. on- it slices  of apples that cook quickly. Gather  up the corners of the cloth and tie  in a. ball. Drop them in boiling  water..for _tcn_.minutcs. .Remove  cheesecloth carefully and serve  with cream and sugar.  CLEANING.  Scrubbing Carpots.���������������������������Three pints  of watcr, six ounces soap bark; boil  twenty minutes and strain; add  three gallons warm watcr and one-  half pint ammonia. To one gallon  of watcr a ,d five bars of laundry  soap shaved thin, and boil until  soap is dissolved. Add one pound  of pulverized borax and 'boil ten  minutes, stirring all thc time. Stir  together, adding eight gallons more  water.  White Feathers.���������������������������Make a thin  batter of flour and gasoline. - Immerse feather in this, bring'it up  and down until clean, nnd if soiled  lay on hand and rub gently with  other hand. ' When perfectly clean  (and it will get white as snow) rinse  hi clear, gasoline and shake till dry  and all flour has left. It maj> be  necessary to take a coarse comb  to clean out flour more effectively.  This is excellent and one need have  no fear trying it with expensive  plumes.  To Clean Combs.���������������������������A simple way  to clean combs is to let them lie  for ten minutes in a basin of tepid  W-&t#i", to which yo.u have added two  taW'aspoonfufo of household amr  mon.i, then take a stiff a-cent brush  and .rush down between thc teeth.  You will be surprised to see with  what little labor all oil and dust  are removed.  Washing Silk���������������������������If you wish to have  silk white, wash with a hike warm  water and soap. Rinse thoroughly.  Take a large cloth, wrap silk in it,  and let it lie for half hour. Press  while damp. Do not expose it to  the air, as tho air turns it yellow.  Any colored silk may be washed  thia way.  Defacod Table.���������������������������A table of beautiful wood, which had lost its beauty  by having hot thing3 set - on it,  burning through the varnish and  down to tho wood, was made to look  as good as new by this treatment:  First, it waa washed-with a strong  solution of lye put on with a brush,  as it is bad for tho hands. This  loosened the varnish, which then  was scraped off entirely with a piece  of glass. The boards, being bare,  wero rubbed smooth with coarse  sandpaper, aud when in good condition were rubbed with-crude oil.  This leaves a dull finish, which  pleased the owner better than one  that shone, but if the polish is preferred it could be given with varnish. All the marks' of service will  disappear from a- table or other  piece of wood treated in this manner, and the labor' necessary to produce the result is not great.  Cleaning Light Coats.���������������������������You.can  make a light coat look like new for  exactly G% cents.' Here is how, to  do it: Buy 25 cents'. worth of fuller'? earth at any drug store.  Spread the coat on,a sheet, sprinkle  ic- plentifully with fuller's earth,  rubbing-the powder well into the  coat with a soft, cloth or brush, allow the coat to-lie for forty-eight  hour.. Then shake the fuller's  earth off on to the sheet, brush the  coat with a stiff brush,-and shake  well.. The' coat will look like new  and there will be no odor as with  gasoline. Put the fuller's earth  back in the box- and use it three  times more. Cleaners charge... 1.50  for exactly this same process.  SOUPS. '  . Cream Soup.���������������������������For an invalid, ono  that feels exhausted, .or,is troubled  with a loss of appetite, a nourishing  soup can be made in. this way:, In  a warm bowl beat .up an egg with  two tablespoonfuls of -thick, sweet  cream, seasoh. with salt, "pepper and  a little nutmeg, add some cracker  crumbs, then slo-wly pour.in boiling  water, beating constantly to avoid  curdling.  Chicken and . Celery Soup.���������������������������Boil  a few stalks of celery in "with chicken-broth. Remove'them when dohp.  "A little thickening may be added if  desired.  WAYS AND MEANS.  When you are seven . years old,  and hungry, and it is halfway, between dinner, and tea,; and-you  aren't allowed to eat between meals  and you're wise .. enough to know  that if you disobey instructions  you'll be spanked���������������������������then you have  to. think of ways and means.  That was why Billy had been silent for quite five minutes. Evidently-he was engaged upon some  phenomenally deep psychological  problem, and his father was  ^pleased. ~ ������������������������������������������������������'-���������������������������   "Billy," he said, to verify his  conclusions, "what arc you thinking about?"  "Papa, do unto others same as  vou would have others do unto you  ���������������������������that's thc golden rule, ain't it?"  "Yes, my little man."  "And we ought always to follcr  the golden rule, papa, didn't wc?"  -   "Certainly,-Billy!" -��������������������������� -  The youth rose, crossed to tho  cupboard, and returned with a knife  and a large apple-pic, which he  placed on the tablo before his astonished parent.  "Now, then, papa;" he said,  solemnly, tears welling in his eyes,  "cat it!"  than a few yards, and it is not to.,  bo wondered at that tho nativaif  have invested it with attribute*  even more horrible than ' those  which it possesses. ^=-  Many believe the gorilla to ba  human; others hold.that, though  itself a beast, it is ofton informed  with the transmigrated spirits of  the human dead. ' It is said to he  in wait crouched on the _ lower-  branches of trees overhanging a  path, and when a human being,  passes to drop one of its long hind  * *      i _i       .l..i^l._������������������_ . 4_U__     -_ .-.f ni-    \w  DISFIGURING, TORTURING SKIN TROUBLE  Cannot be Cured by Salves and  Omtmeirts���������������������������ilia Bload Must  be PnriM,  A blemished skin, irritating sores,  pimples,  oc_ema,  salt    rheum and ��������������������������� f������������������*"~" ���������������������������---*--,-.-     ���������������������������     ���������������������������.���������������������������^m t...  other skin disorders are all signals limbs and   clutohmg^e victim Jn  of distress, telling that your blood the throat so. suddenly^ aid in  w  ���������������������������    ��������������������������� '     -     ������������������-        -'' terrible a grip that hardly  a sou  is heard, to drag it-man or woman  ���������������������������up to   its  lurking   place.    X.   is  credited with capturing and stealing women  and carrying them "off-  fo keep them in the forests,  and;,  armed  with   clubs,   is said to  at-'  tack and beat off elephants.    The  formidableness of tho great apes a.  compared with other  beasts, however, is not an easy matter to pass  upon.    In  Africa it ia  noteworthy'  that thc lion and the gorilla do not  occur together,   and  it has exter-.  minated the gorilla within its territory and-that the gorilla has driven  out the lion.  . In Borneo' tho most serious neighbors ' cf the orang are the python  and the crocodile, and the natives  say that the ape overcomes them*,  both, the python by seizing and bit--  ing it,f and the crocodile by leaping'?  on its back, clut.hing it by the uft-;  per jaw and by sheer main strength'  taering  it open.    The   name  "orang" is in itself a title of honor,-  meaning  roughly "wise one,"  the  Malays giving   it   alike   to   then-  chiefs, * to   elephants  and   the-, the  "wild men." Perhaps, however, no  native myth or story   eclipses   in  wonder   the    statement   of   Emin  Pasha, made seriously, that in the  is impure or weak. You cannot  cure eczema and other skin troubles with ointments and outward  applications. These things may give  temporary relief, but cannot cure,  because the trouble is rooted in the  blood and can only bo removed by  purifying and enriching the blood.  Dr. Wrilliams' Pink Pill._ speedily  cure skin troubles becau&a thoy enrich, purify and build up the impoverished blood that caused the  trouble. As they feed and cleanse  the blood' the skin grows fair, the  bloom of health returns and n*w  strength is found. No other medicine has ever had such wonderful  results in curing all diseases due to  bad'blood. Miss Elizabeth Gillis,  Kensington, P.E.I., says :���������������������������"Words  can hardly express how grateful I  feel for what Dr. Willies' Pink  Pills have done for me. For seven  years before I. began their use-I  was troubled with salt rheum. My  hands and. arms were nearly always  a mass of torturing cracks and  sores. 1 tried several doctors and  spent a great deal of money, without getting any benefit. Indeed  my hands, seemed' to be getting  worse all the time. Finally my brother persuaded me to give Dr. Wil-"  l.'_.__>    _:-_-   ���������������������������_:___   _   .-.���������������������������   l    t   _���������������������������.  ii_i_uu_-i iJJc  ii_> give jji.   tt ii-    -- ��������������������������� >     i     ii _ ���������������������������  Pink Pills a trial and I araJMoongwe   forest' the   cjnmpanaeea  hams' __._._  . ��������������������������� ���������������������������.____ _���������������������������^. _ _,_  happy to say they have completely-  cured me. I used in all seven boxes  and I would not be without them in  a case.of,this kind if they cost five  dollars a box instead of fifty cents.  I- hope" my experience will be of  benefit'to some other sufferer from  skin "trouble." .  . 'These Pills are sold by all medicine dealers or will be'sent by'mail  at'50 cents a box or six boxes for  $2.50. by The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont. -.  STRENGTH   OF THB  U GRILL A.  Ilow  it Kills-Human   Beings���������������������������lis  AU ticks on  Other Animals.  &scd to come to rob the banana  plantations . in- "troops,- bearing  torches to light them on the ways  "Had I not witnessed-this extraordinary spectacle personally," he is  reported as saying. "I should not"  have believed that any of the ani--  mals understood the art of making  fire.". Unhappily we personally did  not witness it.  -1IKKO  IS   A  MINE.  Sa veil  Companion. From-   Almost  Certain  Death,   _  -  The King Ins awarded the* Edward ' Medal (the Miners' Victoria  Cross) \>f the- Crstclass-to Joseph  Davis of Bendigo,' Australia, -L-r  Of all thc existing man apes,, the exceptionaPbravery shown during'  gorilla is beyond question the most I an" accident in thc mine in whicjr.be  formidable, a large male standing j was 'employed. On July 10 last  not .infrequently over 5 feet 'GjthrQe men were employed .at tho  inches'in height-, ancl bones being ; bottom of-a shaft in a gold mine at  known of ' one which apparently i Bendigo. 'They .had prepared jwo  measured in life no lcs^lhan 6, feet . holes for blasting, and the chofL'Tys  2 inches. ' It. is not, wc now know j had been placed.; Two of the men.  from experience in the gardens and j Darcey and Davis,' had retired to  elsewhere,     always     when    young ; u place of safely:  Allen, ihe I'nird  quite  i beast-'  so    "utterly    untamable   a  and   so  "entirely and  con-  Istantly  an  enemy of man'"1.'   ns Du  Chailiu  represented; but it is sav  man,   remained  io  set .fire   to   Iho  charges. _  Having done  this, -he-  procevued  to climb" up thc   ladder  to   a  safe  'age and   morose enough,   savs   the   place:   but.   on   reaching   the   fop,  _.������������������ ���������������������������. ���������������������������. ������������������      ' ' I.     II    I     .    .'I       i-     ; I- t. -II      ._     11...     .l..,?r  London Times.  It is still uncertain whether in a  fell back to the bottom of the _hair-  Davis, at   once  descended   the  bid  _U     IO     Bl-UJ      LI I ll_. _ 1  1 tl 111       >YM__JI_l       111     ._ .-**.....    ���������������������������. '-   . , ,  . wild state, except in the immediate der.  and  found  Alien   lying   ysrlic  'moment of attack, it ever actually  on top of (he two boles eoi.tau.in .  .|=waJks^.i -cUwithouUcithc___:cstuig^tjie-charges-. JT__ _M_od Jum^am^.  its knuckles on the ground or sup- j dragged him to tho east end ol the  porting itself by a branch overhead. J shaft,  and   lay   on   the lop-of  him  but that it does beat its fists upon i to keep him still  1 , . . Jt-. _.. 11.      Jl.-      _1   its    breast    when    enraged    ,(Du  Chailiu  says  that he    heard    the  | noise "like a great bass drum"  at-  ;a distance of a mile) is established;  'and when thc male gorilla turns, as  iseemingly it does, to confront man  ifearlessly -when   attacked,  with its  ! huge size,  is  great    hairy"   limbs,  ;and hideous head set almost down  into its shoulders, wc can  believe  that   "no   description  can   exceed  the ho ror of the appearance." Add  that thc gorilla usually lives in thc  ,deptji of forests where tho light is  I so dim that it is difficult to see any   ������������������__.���������������������������_  'object clearly at a distance of'more   did it  Both the charges exploded, and  Allen, who had broken hi.s leg. waa  hauled to Ihe surface. Davis refusing any assistance, climbed Ih_  ladder fo the surface, changed his  clothes, and went quietly home.  . _< .    _.   _.  Mrs. 1'.in. noo--- "This, Major, it  ���������������������������by an old master." Thc Major���������������������������  "l.oally! I shouldn't have thought  so." Mrs. Parvcnou���������������������������"Oil. yei.,  Why the man 1 bought it of gav*  mo a written guarantee that- th .,  artist   was over    seventy  when h_  TAXICAB STOCK EARNINGS!  _fff__a__na__t_____?  ���������������������������__���������������������������  _m  Every doll .r invested in T .xic ,b Stack will lie . working dollar.  __>.  Toronto's T .xlc .b., after six months of actual working, h .ve proven that the stock c .0  p .y a dividend of 10^> per .nnum or.2>_# quarterly, commencing January 1st. 1910.  The Time fo buy Taxicab Stock is now.  We advise its purchase at $6.00 per share, par value $5.00.  S_k_r.pti������������������.s will be  accepted up to 130 diares in the order received at this officii  Victoria Streets   TORONTO  Send fur our lllim; ruled booklet.  AS  I  r JL  1  ;������������������.:���������������������������  '������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������_ _  r-*J  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, March 3, 1910  2_jj.  t^S  eiesi  about your health  The breaking-up of Winter is  the most trying time of all on  the-constitution. Prepare for  it by strengthening the vital  centres and feeding the tissue  and nerves. Nothing is so  beneficial as the right emulsion of Cod Liver Oil. It benefits at once. Renewed energy  is yours in a few days after  starting treatment.  A. REEVES ���������������������������  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St. Enderby  ENDERBY PRESS  Publish .1 every  Thursday ut  Enderby, B.C. at  .2 per your, by the Walker Press.  them for the work performed by them  "But we must not attempt to disparage the efforts of our pioneers in  the years preceding," he said,  "who,  Advertising I'atea:  Transient. 50c an inch first: under many difficulties rendered pos-  insci-iioti, 2. . each subsequent insertion.   Con- !   . ._���������������������������    . _    __ , ��������������������������� _.    .  tract advonisinK.Si unim.ii nur month. islble whatwc    are    achieving today  Lefval Notices:    10c a line first insertion; 5c a line   umler  raOre  favorable  conditions.       A  ouch subsequent insertion.  Reading Notices and Local . 10c a line.  MARCH 3, 1910  ANOTHER    BIRTHDAY  remark that    applies as far back as  1858. when the first rush of the population took    place.     We    are apt to  think of the progress of the province  as having in the past been slow, and  so it was to those who0, ere impa-  Two years ago on thc 5th of March |tient to realiz0 thc Yearns they had  the lirst number    of   this paper wasiin coming to the West.     There were  issued  hy    the    Walker Press.   Since jg������������������od reasons for tlie backwardness of  , that day   we   have    never missed an ;the lrears    from    1S5S   to 1885. _ For  issue and have been "on time" at the :lack  of railway    transportation Bri-  'post offlcc every morning of publica-jtish Columbia could not move faster  lion.   We have grown some.   We have ithan its Pack team wont.  but if we  worked hard  to merit the patronage .cal1 to mind now that 25 years a������������������������������������  that has been given us, and we thank jtllcrG was  not a  milc  of railway in  yon,   friends,    one    and   all,  for the j operation,   and    that    now  we have  cordial relationship that has  existed i ovor 2000 miles in operation; that the  even when wc have heen called upon j c[tV oi Vancouver, for instance, with  . to speak   sometimes   harshly of men ;a Population of over _00,000 did not  and measures    and   tilings which we ;then exist; that the population of the  have  believed    were   working against ' Province itself has quintupled in that  the best interest of the community at , Period;   that  our provincial revenues  large.   Enderby has been loyal to its .: havc ^creased about 15 times;  that  <$������������������Q&$>������������������<&^^ <$������������������<������������������������������������<$>m������������������<$>������������������3>������������������^������������������^K_>$<!_>_>^>���������������������������������������������>     newspaper,   and   we have endeavored : activities    in   trade,   industry,   ship-   I to be loyal to Enderby.   Wc have lost , 1)ir'S< etc-> liavc multiplied in similar  | but one ad in the two years that we | Proportions,   we can realize  that in-  | have been in business,   and for every ,sLcad   of    our   Progress having been  ,   ^ ___,   ��������������������������� _, . ! inch lost we havc gained  ten inches, j s!ow jt has been  ������������������-f & mo'st remark-  **  I)   U   L  '!     8   0   N^We have lost    but   two    subscribers, iable character.   We can only measure  GRE A T  I Should be delighted with  I this Spring's styles and  I selections, which have  I just been received. We  i want you to see them.  I Come in now and make  ������������������ your  selections ��������������������������� next  In Larigans and Shoepacks !  WHILE THEY LAST-  Reg. Price,  $7.00;  now,  < t  5.00;  now,  i i  n or.  now,  it  3.00;  now,  and for each of thc two lost, we have jcUstance we travel by mile posts, and  ! gained twenty,    and    our circulation 'jt is because we have lived with the  fhas increased  ten fold.   Thc business j ������������������vonts that movc so rapidly that wc  S4_8()!men. and citizens generally, have been . hnve Ilot observed   the rate at which  they traveled in a quarter of a century.     Within   the    next five or six  Wheeler- & Evans |'C "ad010"" ���������������������������   j    We have actded more tha  City  Meat Market1  THOS. E. WOODS, Proprietor.  2.85 ; kind to us.-   We have had enough op-  2- 2o i position to force    us to greater and  ", deeper effort;   We have been cordially j >'_ears  we  shail  have  sPent probably  New samples for Spring Clothing.       damned aud given the culls that arei25 or 30 m{il'oa dollars of provincial    needful.     They    have    forced    us   to jfimds in opening up thc country;  we  Fresh'Groceries always on hand, igrow, and we hope that we have been |shn11 Probahly have added 250,0.00 to  'the means through which others Lave   the Population; we shall have on our  i coast thc termini or four transcontinental  railways;  three  of  which  are  of  purely   Canadian   origin;   we  shall  :havc added at least 15 hundred more  .miles  to our railway mileage, involving an expenditure of not less than  75 million dollars.   We shall have set  out on    an    entirely    new industrial  career,    with   shipbuilding,  iron and  steel  furnaces and rolling  mills,  paper and pulp   mills,    operating on a  large scale,    and- we   shall see as'a  consequence    of all this immense development   new    towns springing  up  receive    our" nromnr   al-PnH-T*   'lieve the developments and prosperity-^VfJ ,iroa "^U-recently w'ith-  leceive    OUl     pioinpi    aueniion. t   c x] ._ _n_ i?     .    ,, ,\ ,_Put inhabitants or lines of communi  cation.  ��������������������������� - ~e   ������������������ ! - ,,../:���������������������������       : ." i.  "We  are,   I  am  convinced,   on  the  verge  of    great    possibilities,   and  I  know that you, Mr. Speaker, and all  lan ?2,500 in  ! machinery to our plant in the past  : year. All of this has not come from  : thc business, 'tis true, but it is  ' evidence of a need, and shows growth    '.to meet the demands.     Our faith in  \ Enderby and the Northern Okanagan  The best Fresh,   Salt   and Cured  has never been shaiam.   It is stronger  Meats; Chicken and Fresh Fish: to-day   than    ever.     The    future   is  weekly; eggs and vegetables, .bright   with  promise,   wo have en-  ; deavored   to   prepare    for conditions  G_ 1 HIT    '1        .before they    came    upon us.   We are  iClerS   OY   Mail        j endeavoring    still    to do so.   We bean.  of this districe in the next few years  will be such as to surprise even thc  We wish  The    Enderby   Press   and    j Walker's    Weekly    a newspaper   that  Rubber-tired   Single   and Double  will win    for    Enderby   the greatest  rigs;    Stylish   drivers;    new liar- possible good, and bring to each and  npac-  pvoj-vt.ino-   nn tn riot.   _n_   aI1  unliniited    prosperity  and    _api.i-. ,   ,     ���������������������������  n _._.., eveiyining   up-io-aate ana .respect to the whole of the people of  well-kept.     When you wish a rig      '   '   ;British  Columbia iii order that they  for a Sunday drive,   speak for it  early, as my finest turn-outs are  _ _  ���������������������������_=__        _    ���������������������������_������������������._'/-_-' os'-v . men of greatest optimism  .16       l_i./eiy:to    make  I month will  be- buying  1 time.    Look around this T)r\ y\ nt   ~Ff\V(yc* _"  I month, and in doing so 1-/u 11UL  J-VI^CL ,  ������������������ don't miss our * clothing i     ������������������_           i              <  I department.   For Style, Wiiat We JiaVe j  | Fit and Quality we can                                             !  c_ .how the oood_. ^ld yQU ab0Ut j  our shoes--     j  If you want QUALITY in j  ' shoes we can satisfy you. ;  You can get nothing bet- \  ter foi* the money. We ';  have the popular shapes.  With the soft weather will  come wet feet unless you  wear the -Maltese Cross  ���������������������������' brand bf 'Rubbers. These  ;wiir protect you.  the honorable members feel deeply  the responsibilities cast upon this  government   and    tins legislature  in  THE EUDGKT SPEECH  usually spoken for in advance  Aner Matthews  Street  I    Tt is doubtful  if in  the history of'of f.Pt���������������������������.{..'.'  !Western Canada, there ever has been'  .a clearer, more comprehensive budget.1}-    .���������������������������nnin.-.tv "  _=_= ___=_^_-=_.spcc&h=(leli-veFed-=-than=-t-hatr=given^last'  _.-_l~-__.____   week [n the local legislature by Hon.  : W.  J.  Bowser.   Thc speech is a message of the    West.     It rings true of  [may share to the fullest extent of the  jbountirul    measures  of prosperity in  'sight,  iclerby Trading Co. Ltd.  Leaders in General Merchandise ancl Supplies  I  _X8$������������������_XS)<&������������������e<������������������^^  WATER NOTICE  T have, therefore, the greatest  NOTICE is ' hereby    given that an  application- will be. made under Part  tion and pleasure in mov-   v- of the "Water Act, 1909," to ob-  1| ing  that supply  may  be granted  to   tain a license   in   the Osoyoos Division of Yale District.  ~Ta)   The name, address ancl occupa-  thc best in British Columbia, and the  PACKING SCHOOL SUCCESS  To-morrow      thc     packing    school  , which has been in progress here for  best in the men engaged in the mak- ; the past two weeks will'close, and to  'ing of this marvelous province. It is 'say that it has been a success would  a document that will be read with ' bc to ,Jllt it very mil(lly> 0f the 36  ; intense interest in England and , .students who started the course 36  ...1 HC llOme 01 tne OlCi-limer.. America���������������������������not.because of its eloquence' stayed through to the-end and Mr.  and the abode Of the New- though it is eloquent, not because of Berkley, the instructor, states that  Comei'. All Will find a Warm its lnvish Pr������������������miscs of the future \it wnSi without doubt, the best class  Welcome at the pi0neerh0USe:l.,OlJg'11it iS ^Vish-bUt bccauso.of;hc had ever taken in hand.-Sum-  wl von'11 'hp m_rlp tn fppl nt ' ,mPclI,nK,v'gor and its con-   merla.nl Review,  and yOU Jl De made   ,0 teei at; cisC) convincing presentation of busi-  home,  no   matter   Wheil  yOU  ness facts by a business man to busi-  hang Up your hat. | ness men.   Pilled with statistics as it  'is, which arc usually dry reading,  it  DI3I2P CREEK''MILL"  H.   W.  WRIGHT,   Proprietor attention of the reader from start to  Enderby  ER 85 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Rough lumber   and dimension tim-  teems    with    interest   aud  holds thc |,)er for s������������������lc-    on    the ground -or delivered.    Apply   at    our Deep  Creek  Creek saw mill, or address���������������������������  A.   TOMKINSON,  Deep Creek, B.C.  Trade Marks  Designs   -  Copyrights dc.  Anvono sending n sketch mid description may  quidcly f .cortiiln our opinion froo whothor an  Invention Is prohnbly pntontnlilo. Coiiinmnlca-  'tloim strictly coiiildoiitlnl. HANDBOOK on 1'ntouts  sent free. Oldest nponcy /orsecurlnc piitontft.  I. tents takon tlirou. 1 Muim & Co. receive  epecUU notice, without chnreo, lu tho  A handsomely lllnstratod vren. y. I.ar. st circulation of any solentiHc jourtml. Terms for  (!armda, S3.76 a year, postage prepaid. Sold by  all nowsdealen.  MUNN &Co.36IBroadwa>Mew������������������orI(  Br_uc��������������������������� OIHco, C25 F St., Wnaliluieior., D. C.  finish. It is a document that puts to  .shame the political pettifoggers who  .have endeavored to cast upon the  ! Attorney General thc evils which  Miave existed entirely in the imagination of the men engaged in the work  : of defamation.  No higher tribute could be paid to  | any administration than is the re-  : suit of the comparison instituted by  , Mr. Bowser in his address between  : thc period prior to the assumption of  oflice by the McBride government and  ! thc period since that event. He has  given the province a great deal to  ! think about and his facts and figures  'Cannot be disputed. And yet, in his  | closing remarks, the Attorney General gives to the administrations that  | have  gone  before  all  the honor  due  Lost���������������������������$5 Reward.���������������������������Low heavy black  dog, white spot on breast, white  front feet and brown hind feet; brown  spot over each eye. Seven years old;  answers to the name of Towser. Address, Express Office, Vernon, .13. C.  Every time you say a good word  for your town, you say one for yourself  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and  Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin nnd Zinc Articles Kopni-ed  Rear Evans Blk Enderby  tion of the    applicant:    John Moser,  farmer, Mara, B. C.  (b) The -name of the stream or  source: Unnamed; locally called Sullivan creek;' flowing through Sec. 9,  Tp, 20, R. 8. ,  (c) The point of diversion: About  GOO yards' east of public highway on  E. -i 'of S.E. i, sec. 9, Tp. 20, R. 8,  W. of Gth M.  (d) The quantity of water applied  for (in cubic feet per second): One  cubic foot. '..'.."������������������������������������������������������  .. .(c) The character of the proposed  works: Small dam and flume, pipe or  ditch.  (f) The premises on which the water is to be used: Frac. of W. -j_ of S.  E. i, sec. 9, Tp.20, R. 8, consisting  of 4G acres more or less, situate cast  of public highway.  (g) The purpose for which thc water, is to be used: Domestic and irrigation.  (h) If for irrigation describe the  land intended to bc irrigated, giving  acreage: About 4G acres of S.E> i of  Sec. 9/Tp. 20, R. S, situate east of  the public highway.  (j) Area'of Crown land intended to  bc occupied by the proposed works:  one-tenth acre.  (K;) This notice was posted on the  22nd day of February, 1910, and application will be made to the Commissioner on thc 22nd day of March,  1910.  (1) Givo the names and addresses  of any riparian proprietors or licen  sees who or whose lands are likely to  be affected by the proposed works,  either above or below the outlet: On  Government lands east of my holding  ���������������������������none.  JOHN MOSER,  _....._^0_-_-J-_ttl_,   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.  Horseman's  Supplies  You furnish the horse flesh and I  will do the rest. Ih 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 liorsehien's supplies. Everything  new, and the best. Call and inspect.  I believe I can save money for you.  Wm. H. Hutchison  ENDERBY  1-  30  7<  ,f _>  _  _"  _.  ^   '7  _S  y  Thursday, March 3, 1910  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  _'/  I  TV ���������������������������  _  ' *>  Tt  _'  r  _T>  I-  I  Is*  13.  I  ff  I. - -  m,  w  r  WE   SELL  Ideal  Woven  wire  Fence  _  In all heights and styles.  Also Gates all sizes  Single Strand Hard-Steel  Barb Wire  Common Barb Wire .  Sharpie's Tubular  Cream  Separators  Take one oat on a 30-day trial; it  will cost you nothing  CHANCE FOR CITY SOLICITOR  PeiidrayV  Fruit Tree Spray  We can supply all your wants in  our line at prices lower than  you can get elsewhere     ,.  A, Fulton  Hardware, Tin & Plumbing  Establishment.    Bnderby .  Spring will soon  be here, nnd you  will want lumber  to make repairs  and improvements  We also intend to make  improvements in our  yard and consequently  will have an assortment  of odds and ends on  which we can name attractive figures. Call  and see us and we will  try to fill your wants.  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  Limited  Enderby B. C.  I  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings s 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.  The following advertisement appeared in the Vancouver News-Advertiser:  "Wanted by progressive chartered  bank in the city���������������������������An experienced teller (salary $350 per year), first-class  ledger-keeper (salary $300 per year)  and one junior clerk, to be engaged  on a premium. Promise of an increase in three months if satisfactory  Apply X 31, News-Advertiser."  The following reply was received:  "Progressive Chartered Bank, City:  "Illustrious Sirs: Seeing your advertisement in Daily paper,-I take  great liberty to myself to apply for  position' aforesaid. I have achieved  great notoriety- in Bazaars of my  country as first-class story Teller,  and -feel sure can fill position with  great alacrity and dispatch. Have  also had great experience on the  Banks of the Ganges where frequently watered stock, which I'hear is important branch of your honorable  profession.  "I have also deserving cousin, one  Lala Singh, ^ who is first-class bookkeeper. For fifteen years has-kept  copy of Koran in his turban (same  turban), and feel sure will .give great  satisfaction. If ledger is' big book  could sleep on same, as is most proficient in this respect, and could thus  keep safely for indefinite period.  "May state for your illustrious  consideration have been working-on  shingle mill at', rate 20c per hour.  Find labour not suited Xo one of my  station. Have for long had desire to  handle vast sums of money and .feel  sure could handle same, to best advantage. .Have also reduced expenses to 2 annas per I die, so .feel  could accept without hesitation generous offer.  "Trusting will meet with distinguished approval, as also petition of  my cousin, -one Lala Singh,  "Believing, me,       '   . .  ���������������������������  '' Most Illustrious Sahibs,  .  "BABU SINGH.  "S.P.���������������������������To make more - favourable  impression, have., machine^ written let-  .ter a^cost/tof-i-l rupee;*for.-,which  would be . obliged '- of; reimbursement  immediately' application is accepted.'-'  If Puba Singh and Lala Singh fail  to get the - positions applied for, it  would be a capital idea for the city  fathers .-to negotiate with them for  the position of city solicitor, for the  city of Bnderby. - If the salary offered by the city���������������������������$40 per year���������������������������is not  sufficient to get Puba Singh, perhaps  it might get his cousin Lala Singh.  CRITICAL  FOR  ASQUITH  . London, Feb. 22.���������������������������All the world realizes this morning how completely  Asquith has failed. Last night's debate leaves the - life of the ministry  _hanging=by-=a-thread^which^MrHRc d-4  mond, Mr. Barnes or the group of  openly ^malcontent Radical forwards  can cut at any moment. The hopelessness of the ministerial position is  best indicated by the fact that Mr.  Asquith announces that he will not  do what a probable .majority of his  supporters and all his allies demand  as indispensible. _ He refuses to ask  the King for guarantees now and will  do no more than vaguely promise to  go to the King if at some remote  future time should the lords reject  the veto bill, which he does not even  attempt to outline.  The ministerial papers are greatly  agitated, as is deducible from the  following expression of the Radical  Morning Leader: "Parliament passed  from sensation to sensation till at  last it adjourned, brought to a  breathless standstill by the terrifying  situation which now confronts it.  This ancient    kingdom! is' faced with  the-possibility of a complete breakdown of government. The revolution  so lightly began by the lords in November is working itself out in every  form of confusion."  HARD EARNED WAGES  An artist who was employed to retouch a large painting in an "old  church "in Belgium rendered a bill for  $67.30. The trustees of the church  were not satisfied with the bill as  rendered and asked that it be itemized. The. following was duly presented, audited and paid:  Correcting Ten Commandments...$5.12  Renewing heaven,adjusting stars 7.14  Touching up purgatory and restoring "lost souls .".  3.06  Brightening up the flames of hell     ������������������  putting new tail on devil, and  doing several odd'jobs for the  damned   7.17  Putting   new   stone   in   David's  sling,   enlarging   the head of  .     Goliath .'. .'  6.13  ���������������������������_  Mending the shirt of the prodigal  son and cleaning his ear   3.39  Embellishing Pontius Pilate and  putting new ribbon in his  bonnet  3.02  Putting- new" tail on the rooster'  of St. Peter and' mending his  comb ." '.  2.20  Re-pluming and rei-gilding .left  wing of guardian angel  ^5.18  Washing the servant <of the High  Priest and putting carmine on  his cheek  5.02  Taking the spots off the son of  Tobias  ...:: 10.30  Putting earings in Sarah's ears... 5.26  Decorating Noah's Ark and putting head on Shem .'.  4.31  $67.30  A CORRECTION  The following letter-speaks for itself;, It^-is from the .-firm of-Baird,  Monahan .& Mackenzie, -.barristers,  Toronto:  .    ^Toronto, Feb. 22, 1910.  "Editor of Enderby" Press and Wal-'  ker's Weekly, En-lerby.'B.C.-   '    " ";  "Dear Sir: The Wrought Iron  Range Company have called our attention to an article" published- in  your.paper on February 4th, 1910.  This article is a ��������������������������� gross libel on our  clients who have a factory here in  Toronto and their stoves are manufactured . here, -and the ' expression  that you use, "It'is. not even a Canadian enterprise,", is absolutely untrue. Unless you publish a retraction of. this statement within one  week of receiving this notice we are  instructed to bring an action against  you for libel.  - "Yours truly,  BAIRD, MONOHAN & MACKENZIE  _B.C ..RIFLE=ASSOCIATION���������������������������������������������  In the current B. C. Gazette notice  appears that theNB. CRifle Association has been registered under the  Benevolent Societies' Act. The names  of the first trustees, or managing  officers, are: Lt.-Col. A. W. Currie,  Victoria; Maj. J. Duff Stuart, Vancouver; Capt. F. C. Wolfenden,-Armstrong;' and Capt." G." A. Boult, Vancouver. The successors of the said  officers are to be appointed at each  annual meeting of the association.  FOR SALE���������������������������A 5-room brick cottage on Regent street near the river  shore; good location; in fi rst-class_  condition. Mrs. R. H. Binch, Enderby, B. C.  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Enderby, B. C.  Contractors & Builders  Estimates Furnished and Work Guaranteed  Garden,  Field  and Flower  SEEDS  New crop now arriving from our growers in England, France,  Holland, Canada and the United States. All tested as to vitality  and purity on arrival. The BEST is good enough for our customers.   Catalogue free.  Business will be continued at our old stand until May. After  that in new location, which will be announced later.  M. J. HENRY, *��������������������������������������������� w,^*������������������m.v__���������������������������  Closing Out Prices  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Having disposed of our nursery grounds to be cleaned up by May,  I am prepared to offer special prices on all cash bargains.  Splendid assortment   of ornamental trees, acclimated stock, having  been growing on our grounds.for years, from 10c up.  One of the best selection of roses in B. C, in all leading varieties,  suitable for this section, in good 2-year blooming   sizes, 25c each, $20  ��������������������������� per 100, $150 per 1000; smaller ones half price.  50,000 fruit trees in leading varieties. v,Let me price your-list.  10,000 shade trees, in all sizes and prices.  Greenhouses full of plants in all sizes and   prices,   from . $3.00 per -.- r  100 pots up. _  - - .-, -..-._  M. J. HENRY     '  OFFICE AND PACKING GROUNDS' "'- -       -      '  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver  Established 1817 '*"/'".  Capital, $14,400,000 v . Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits, $699,969.88  Honorary President, Rt. Hon. LORD STRATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL. G. C. M. G.  _     ..       __       ��������������������������� . BLC.M. ~  Vice-President and General Manager,  SIR. ED WARD CLOU .TON. Bart'.  President, Hon.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND. ������������������. C. M. G.  resident and General Manager,  SIR . EDWARD  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 threadneedle St. E.C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT, .^j^^j*  1   Branches in Okanagan District: Enderby, Armstrong-, Vernon, K . owna and Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON. Esq,. Manager, Vernon -   .. - ���������������������������    A. E. TAYLOR. Manager. Ende������������������by  Finest in th���������������������������^iintry  "Enderby is a charming villiage with city airs.   . .  When Paddy Murphy shook.the snow, of Sandon;  off his feet he came.'here, and. now owns one of  - finest brick hotels in the  country.    Although , V  -     Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his.;-.  .   hotel the King Edward. * In addition to the ex-;.  cellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10 . _;._  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists." ; -  (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.) ' '  \   --  King Edward Hotel, _J__.URPHlr Enderby  g2gat_g������������������____;'  AmesHoIden Shoes  for men who work���������������������������  for men who are much  . on theirfeet���������������������������for arti-  : sans,   fanners,   fruit  growers���������������������������all those live  _ an outdoor life���������������������������these  shoes are particularly  well suited.   They are  . made strong, service-,  HaBIe, practicallylmper-  vious to the weather,  well sewn throughout.  They are built to definite standard, for every boot must pass the most critical  inspection before leaving the factory.   We have put a  lifetime of experience into the making of these shoes.  They are the most perfectly dependable shoe on sale_.iri_..  : this Province to-day. -  ASR FOR  AMES-HOLDEN SHOES FOR MEN  P.S.���������������������������You cannot get more out of a boot than the  maker has put into it, and that is why we are emphatic  upon this point���������������������������the qnality of the Ames-Holden Shoes���������������������������  we know what we have put into them.  AMES-HOLDEN CO., Limited  ._  LOANS  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.       VERNON, B.C.  ?,  _  When you want a typewriter get the best���������������������������an OLIVER.  Full information of H. M. WALKER, Enderby agent, or The Oliver Typewriter Co.  Chicago, 111.  _!>��������������������������� ���������������������������gBr-T.  THE WORLD OF THE BLIND  BY ONE WHO RECENTLY  SAW  FOE  FIRST  TIME.  a Marvellously Beautiful  Woman Who Was Horn Blind Sees  World.  In all Lhc marvels wrought by  jurgicaJ. skill iii would be diflicult  to nnd a rival to thc operation per-  fromed at the Ite-nt Uounty Ophthalmic ��������������������������� Ro spit*. England, a tew  days ago, which gave sight to a vt ������������������  man who had never seen ^during tho  thirty-six years of hcr life-.  Annie Hubbard, the snbjocb ot  this wonderful feat oi surgery, was  born blind, and had oeasedto hope  for sight. ' She had acquired all  .those arts and almost supernatural  developments of the remaining  sense, wheroby blind people place  themselves almost on a level, for  all practical purposes, with those  who can see. Indeed, from force of  habit, sho still makes pathetic use  of tho verb "to touch," when she  means 'to sec."'  STORIES OF  SHADOW-LAND.  -A weird ans wonderful wovrl is  that of the blind. Exactly what it  is like none but the blind can ever  know; for in the task of describing  and explaining one's ment.il impressions of an unseen thing, one  rt constantly b_l-ked by thoughts  and feelings that will nofc translate  themselves into human speech.  Yet, so far as ib is possible- to do  so, Miss Hubbard can.tell wonderful stories of a kind of shadow-  land, almost colorless, "although,"  she says,."at times I was able to  picture ih ray mind the color which  they tell rae new is called green."  PEOPLE VERY  LARGE.  With living creatures, with scenery, t .amcars, houses, and tho like,  it was often very different. A horse,  a tree, a passing tramca'r, puzzled  and even frightened her.  She has a difScufcly in explaiaing  precisely what was hcr mental conception of such things as these, except that in all cases the size of the  reality greatly 'exceeds what she  had imagined it to bc.  "Even human beings arc ever so  much:, larger than I had imagined  they would be," she explained.  "You sec, when you are blind, you  rely on your touch fco tell you what  things look like; but, of course, with  anything big you can only touch  a little part of it at a' time. So  you cannot manage to guess how  high or how broad it- is.  TERRIFIED BY A HOUSE..  "'The first time I saw a horse I  was torrilied. I had no idea that  there was anything alive so bijj  It was quite close Lo me, aud i  thought it looked a torrible creature./'  In the world of tho blind, a horse,  to take a good instance, seems  hardly to have a definite shape at  all.  Thc word "horse" afc once conjures up to a seeing person a mental picture of the animal. To %  "MiTtd^pcT-nTfT^if^^  brings a strange compound of mental impression���������������������������a clattering noise,  a faintly acid smell, a sense of  coarse hairiness, and perhaps a  faili.i vibration of the earth���������������������������but no  clearly   defined   impression.  CONCEPTION OE A TREE.  A tree, again, is a vast, unyielding substance, rough- in texture,  nnd capable of a swishing noise. Of  a tree Miss Hubbard says: "1 was  surprised at thc size of (he tup  part i>f the first, one 1 touched  that i.s to say. saw."  Hut she had one thing to say  which revealed to me a far stranger thing than tho more material  fittings of tlm world of the blind.  She told mc how the blind sec char  ncler.  "Yon," slv ��������������������������� said, "can toll by a  person's face what kind of a nature  ic has. If he i.s angry, or happy,  lis face tells you so; and perhaps  you think that blind pcople who  cannot, see faces cannot read a  stranger's character.  NOTICIi   LITTLE THINGS.  "JJut wc can. You rely so much  pn your sight that little changes  n the tone of a speaker's voice,  ittlo movements, changes of  ireatliing, escape you.' They are  there, all the same; and as they  are all that the blind have to go by,  wc are all the keener to notice  them.  "Tf you were to shut your eyes  you would find it hard to tell what-  kind of a person you were talking  to. But if your eyes had been al  ways shut, you would notice hundreds of signs which would toll you  tt once."  OTHER SKNSKS DEVELOPED.  T .at is why  the  blind  are  <.'������������������������������������������������������>>  such marvellously acufco judges of  character. They read the subtle  signs which, while a man may be  schooling his features and outward  appearance to give certain impression, escape him unnoticed, and betray his real thoughts and. emotions.  Miss Hubbard, like most blind  people, has developed her unimpaired senses to a remarkable degree, and, as is only natural at  present, finds herself still relying  on them rather than on hor new ������������������mu{  occasionally uncontrollable gift ol.  sight. She finds it easier to ascend  steps with her eyes shut than with  them epen, for sho ha-s-yefc to learn  how to foous her sight, and experiences difficulty in gauging distance aright.  Even when blind sho could do  housework, or could take astranger all over tho town of Maidsteno,  and .tell him infallibly whero -he  stood and what he saw beforo him.  A GREAT REVELATION.  It is almost weird to think that  one rwho can do such things in  pitchy- darkness, where a normal  person would be helpless, has still  so many simple thing fco learn. She  has to learn the names of different  colors, for instance; although she  can differentiate between red an;!  yellow, sho has to learn which is  which.  If her sight becomes strong  enough to permit of the.strain, she  will beg-in to learn how to read  in the ordinary way. She can read  blind type easily, but printed letters are strange hieroglyphics to  her.  Meanwhile, with this strange and  beautiful world new before her, she  is as happy .a woman as 'any in  England.  "Even if my sifht never gefcs better than it is'to-d ay," she said, "I  shall never be able to express thc  wonderful joy it has brought into  my life.'  _*���������������������������--  CAT AND FOX MEET.     .  And Reynard   Retires  tho Worse  for tho Meeting.  In a recent number of a German  sporting pap or a forester describes  a scene which Jie witnessed in a  clearing in tho forest.  Re  came  one afternoon  upon   a  big black cat, occupied apparently  in the pursuit-of  mice,  and  from  the   shelter of   a tree  he  watched  lit.   movements through a field glass.  j After  a few  minutes   an _ old  fox  (made its appearance. Slinking_slowly forward   toward   the-cat,  it lay  down within a few steps of it, ready  to spring.  Tho cat had observed its enemy,  but beyond keeping a sharp lookout  on its movements it made no sign.  Shortly t young fox joined the old  one, ' and almost immediately  bounded at the cat, which sprang  aside and struck its assailant so  efficaciously across its faco with its  sharp claws that it retired as quickly as ifc came. After an interval  the old fox, advancing slowly and  carefully, made its attack; bufc the  result was the same, the cat, spitting and hissing, struck out hard,  and the fox retired discomfited.   A _minuto_ afterwarjJL __ifc _..again  sprang forward, bufc this time .the  cat got much the best of ifc and was  left in peace.  ->.-  ITALY'S NEW LEASE OF LIFE.  Hcr Commerce nil Influence in tlio  Near East Growing Fast.  Perhaps it is not generally known  how remarkably Italy's commerce  in the near East has grown within  recent years. In i'JOO her exports  to Turkey were valued afc about  .7,590,000, and her imports from  the same country at about .5,. _0,-  000. Four years later exports had  nearly doubled and imports had increased by   . 2,500,0'JO.  This development of commerce  along lhe routes once dominated by  thc Venetian republic is said to bo  due in largo part to tho initiative  of the present king, and accordiug  to tho Atlantic Monthly has  brought with ib renewed prosperity  to thc ancient and glorious commercial city.  Nor is this eastward activity con-  'fincd to trade and industry. It is  well known that many inhabitants  of fche Dalmatian coast, though  Australian subjects, are Italia... in  race, language and sympathies.  Powerful unofficial organizations,  like tho Danto Society, are busily  promoting tho Italian language and  culture throughout tho rejuvenate.!  Turkish empire. Ifc is even asserted that in consequence of improved  relations between Quirinal and  Vatican religious orders, especially  tho Franciscans, havo eagerly taken  up this Italian --������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������onoganda.  Tlw> man who wears a padded  roafc has t-o shoulder the responsibility.  BOYS; STAY OH THE FARM  AND DON'T GO TO THE NORTHWEST.  Success Depends More on ihe Man  Thau It Does on the  Province.  Iu the Christmas number of the  Farmers' Advocate is an argument  b. !_r. John Campbell, of YVood-  ville, Onfc., in favor of young men  remaining ou the farm. He tells  th.- sM>r,r o-f kis own fe.yh.6_, and  the rougih farm Wv>rk that waa its  out_.fcap._ing feature. Me was anxious, like ninotonths of the fanner's sons of the day, to get away  | from tho farm and make an easier,  ' more comfortable living in town.  Presently a friend secured for him  a- position behind the counter. The  boy waa naturally keen to accept ifc,  bufc finally yielded to the persuasion  of hia father, and remained on tho  f*. ._. To-day he is in possession of  a 200-acre farm, from which fche net  profit, after deducting living expenses, has not been less than $1,-  000 per annum in the past twenty  years. How much more ifc has been  Mr. Can_ipbeH';s modesty forbids  him fco mention.  FEW FAILURES ON" THE FARM.  Looking back over the friends of  his youth who left thc farm ���������������������������' and  entered business, Mr. Campbell  finds that they have almost all  "dropped ������������������ut' of sight, whilo the  great majority of those that stayed  with tha farm are in comfortable  circumstances." (Statistics quoted  by tho Farmer's Advocate show  I fchafc Mr. Campbell's experience is  not uficomiH-H"i. fur in tht. Eastern  Provinces those who farm have a  record of 5 per cent, failures, while  those who enter all other sorfcs of  bueiaess ie the leading American  and Canadian cities have a failure  record of 95 per cent. A striking  instance of a farmer succeeding  in the face of a serious physical  handicap is mentioned by Mr.  Campbell.. A man of his acquaintance lost a hand in his youth, bufc  stuck to farming. He bought. 50  acres, worked it to show a- profit,  then sold and bought a 100-acro  farm. Prospering, he bought another 10O-acre farm on which was a  $3,000 houso. Today the single-  handed farmer is worth $20,000.  MORE MONEY IN ONTARIO.  Another acquaintance started  out as a farm hand, and saving his  wages, soon had enough to rent a  small farm in the neighborhood. Hc  moved to another farm in a few-  years and his profits from the two  rented properties enabled him to  purchase a 200-acre farm. In a few  years two mor.e farms were bought,  and finally another hundred aci'cs  ,-vs.s so(cured for his eldest son.  Whon the farmer died recently, his  estate netted $23,000, exclusive bf  the farm bought for thc young man.  . pnrtciularly interesting case was  that of a farm hand who rented a  farm, and worked ifc for a few  years. Ho had a large family, and  feeling that hc required more land  -ic-pr-ospect-ed-for=_a^season_in_t h.i_  Canadian West. He concluded,  however, that he could do better  back in Ontario. So he bought a  fine 400-.acre farm, and in a short  tim6 henc6 the erstwhile farm hand  and his sons will bc full owners of  a  $25,000 or  $30,000 property.  WHAT MACHINERY HAS DONE.  'These men all realized what only  a" minority  of farmers'   sons have  yofc understood, namely, that there  is comparatively little hard manual  labor  on  a  farm  nowadays.     The  invention of   machinery  has  made  lifo easier for the farmer just as it  has for the artisan.   No one would  claim that the farmer who means to  succeed docs   not   need to    work  hard; but hard  work is  the price  of success in every calling.    Compared with thc labor of forty years  ������������������vgo  phvsical   toil   has  disappeared  from  agricultural  life  in   Ontario  ; It is also possible for the average  jf!i:..e" t .  c-tfnn.ai't- luxuries    that  ��������������������������� were unknown to his fathers.    For  the survival of ho "hayseed" type  j there is little excuse.   Farmers, as  ia class,  have  better   opportunities  | f^r  education   and   social   improvc-  | ment than  almost any other class  ! of  the   community.      In    modem,  scientific farming there is plenty of  scope- for the exercise of the high-  ' esfc'inental faculties.   The time has  1 come when the    over-fond    farmer  land his wife should no longer dedicate   to   tho   ministry,   the  law or  ! medicino  the  son   who  shows the  ! greatest i.pfcitudo  for  study.    That  is the particular son who should be  I kept on the farm, nowadays.  EAST AND WEST.  Ono remark of Mr. Campbell's is  purticitl.v.lv worth   quoting:  "If the present-day young men of  thc Eastern I.ioviuc.es were willing  to undergo such hardships, live so  sparingly, and be content with  shacks i'or many years, a. thousands oof those who go West are  obliged to put up with, verily many  sections in the East now cultivated  nofc half, and thab done in a halfhearted and most expensive manner, would soon become Midlothian and Midlands in Canada." Tho  West has certain opportunities that  the East does not possess; and tae  East has as many opportunities that  tho Wesfc is without, and a few comforts besides. As the writer in the  Advooae put ifc. "Success depends  more ou the man than on tho Province,"  ______:  _������������������i_l_-B_  -*_  WEALTH ������������������N Tin, AMAZON.  About the Fertile Regions of South  . Ani-iica.  Bolivia cast of fche Andes is ono  of tho richest regions of tho,wrorld  in timber, rubber and minerals, and  ifc has some fino agricultural lands.  It has no outlet on the Pacific coast.  Its only outlet is through ho Amazon and Para, and since peace was  made with Brazil a railroad activity  in this direction has taken possession  of the  whole   republic.  East of Bolivia is tho great Brazilian State of Malfco Grosso, a territory nearly threo times the size of  Texas. A dozen largo navigable  rivers pour north-eastward out of  this State into the Amazon. According to the Engineering Maga  zi_o :ts .sj.rvovilt._rai, mining a?id  grazing possibilities are very great.  It is said that a great deal of this  territory will grew as .fino lo. g  staple cot-ton a - Mississippi or Alabama. Thc Brazilian Government  has matured a plan to connect by  canal ono of the tributaries of the  Amazon with one of tho tributaries  of t-.v. .La Plata in this State, thus  opening an all inland water route  from Para to Buenos Ayres, a distance of nearly 6,000 miles. This  extensive- route would reach the  whole interior of tho continent.  Turning to the wesfc# and northwest tho Amazon is navigable in its  chief tributaries in Peru, Ecuador  and Colombia to the very walls of  the Andes. One may ro. aboard a  steamer at Para and remain aboard  until ifc has plowed its -way. up to  the hill city of Iquitos and.several  hundred miles beyond. Porn has  little Pacific coast trade now and  the development of this country  must pour its wealth in ?o Para.  But if Brazil ano Para had none  of these Andean'republics to draws  trade from the development of the  j Brazilian Amazon Valley alone  must in time amount to untold  wealth. In' thc States of Para and  the Amazons and the federal territory of Acre there are near the  water's edp;c ten million rubber  ! bearing trees of the Hevca variety.  These trees if properly tapped will  live indefinitely and steadily increase their yield. The State of  Para is considerably larger than  Texas and much of this State will  grow excellent cotton.  _-5������������������ . .  EAGER TO SEE TIIE SOLDIERS.  Berlin Has n Lot of Then, bnt Tfccy  Arc Always a Novelty.  There are about 23,000 soldiers in  PfftrrdumpwhiclrtM't^a^greafc^dis^  tancc frorii Berlin, and there are  always soldiers in the German  capital on guard before various  places. Besides there is a review  almost evcry morning on the Ex-  ercirenplatz and guard mounting  every day at the Konigswachc, so  fchafc ib "might seem likely that soldiers wouldn't arouse a great deal  of-inf. rest in Berlin. -   It is, however, quite the contrary.  The sound of a band playing sends  evcry one running in the direction  of thc music. Even i fit is just a  small company going along the  streets tho folks appears eager to  w. .tch it. Whatever the cause, soldiers apparently are an unchanging  novelty iu Berlin.  ARM0RCLAD BIRD'S BEST.  Sixty-six Nails, Also Wire anfl Pins  Woven Into II.  "In the Argentine Republic,"  says a writer in the Strand, "where  thc summers are long ancl hot, it  is customary to leave the windows  open both day and night during  fche hottest part of the year.  "A   bird,   taking  advantage   of  this,  proceeded to build a nest in  ; my room, fixing it firmly to one of;  !tho Venetian blinds over the window. The eggs were hatched and  the young birds 'fledged.  "On taking down the empty nest  I found it to be p.actically armor-  dsd fche outer part being composed  almost entirely of old rusty nails  woven in among the hay. On  counting the nails I found that no  fewer than sixty-six had heen used,  ��������������������������� b*ride i-xw . -y.ro and j&jws tai*. a  from my dressing table. The bird  was about the size of a robin and  very tame."  LONDON'S BIG PAGEANT  PART OE  THE  COMING   "FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE."  Frank Lascollcs, Who Designed the  Quebec Pageant, is the  Director.  Two hundred persons are boin&  selected from each ovorseas dominion to take part in a great pageant of Loudon, England, which wiH  form ono ef the principal featurea  ni nest Summer's "Festival of Empire." Ifeo festival is to kva h.ld at  th . famous Crystal Palace, which  has been taken orer for three  months.  In fche palaco itself each dominion will have a special court set  apart for ifc, whe-i _im an exhibition  may be held. Is tho great pageant of London fck.ro will be mvfew-  e������������������ than fifteen thousand performers, and the contingents from overseas will appear ih the final scenes,  fchesc being symbolical of tho children gathering round the mother*  The festival is fco be of a distinctly social character, and a series of  Empire concerts aud balls will be  held in fche main hall of fche palace.  Whilo in London fche contingents,  from overseas will be entertained  by various patriotic societies.  The English committee announces  that ifc is desirable that every man  and woman in fche various dominions oversoas should feel that ha  and she have received a personal  invitation.  Negotiations are now proceeding  with tho view of obtaining from tho  railway and steamship companies  very substantial reductions in traveling rates. In London and the suburbs effort, aro being made to get  a fixed hotel charge, so that the  expenses of visitors will bo reduced  to a minimum. In each dominion  the Governor-General or High  Commissioner is afc fche head of a  local committee.   ".  CLOUD AS STAGE CURTAIN.  For tho pageant of London a re-,  markablc "curtain" device will'bo'  adopted by' Mr. Frank Lascollcs,  the pageant .master, who designed  and rehearsed tho Quebec Tcrcen-.  fcenary pageant. Fer instance, tho;  first-scene depicts Sydenham .Hill  (on which the palaco stands) as ifc  was in the Palaeolithic Age. Oa  thc lake are the huts of the ancient  Britons; beyond rise the mountains  and the forest's. Of a sudden a herd  of real deor clashes into thc clearing; then from the huts the ancient  Britons stream to thc hunt. - -To-.;  wards the end of a thrilling scene-  fche spectators, seated in the'vast;  grand stand, sees a white cloud riso;'  up between him and the perform--  crs. For a few' moments the cur-;  tain hangs in thc air, and' wheni  ifc. is wafted away a new-scene in-  thc. pageant stretches before the  astonished visitor.  This "cloud" is a development���������������������������,  of tho old steam curtain which,  Wagner used in the production of!  his _o P_g,i���������������������������as_ ,  uTHE FIRST "DERBY."  One of thc novelties of thc page-,  ant to be performed by 15,000 amateurs in connection with the "Fes-,  tival of Empire" will be thc First-  Derby Race. Historically, thc details will be absolutely correct, even  to the old beaver top hats of tho.  jockeys.. .The. .race will be a real  one in every sense, with substantial prize money for the winner. The  "spectators" will be actors in tha  pageant, and these will wear tho  dresses of the period.  An interesting   controversy    can  be waged round thc question: "On  what course was   the    first Derby,  run?"    Certainly it was  not    .ipso m !  -*���������������������������  THOUGHT IT NEARLY TIME.  Despite the imaginative nature ol,  the child, it has a decided tendency;  to see things in a literal sense. Tins,  is noticeable in thc acquiring- of  language. For instance, little Herbert was pleading to go out of doors,  t0 Play' . ��������������������������� _  n        n  "When I  see fit you .shall go,  said his mother,  decidedly.'-,  This settled fche matter, and fche  little fellow went off to his blocks.  In about half-an-hour he returned,.  and saidt  "Mamma, have you seen him<  ��������������������������� "Seen whom?" replied the lady,  utterly in the dark as to his moan,  in,g. "������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.-���������������������������...  "Why, Fife?"  Father���������������������������"What! You want to  marryrny daughter r Why, sir, you  can't support her. I can hardly  do it myself." Suitor (blan^'v* ���������������������������  "C-can'b we chip in  toy,-.''  xu ,*������������������__>,_____������������������;. t__vju_.l  3  I*  ty  1/  _  f.'/-  i _v  s  r ''���������������������������  [1,-  III'  I'-  I?-  !  w  ri>  i  in  I?  jv  it  j,'i - *-���������������������������  i.  TLOPOSED    INSURANCE BILL.  Opinions of   Fire   Insurance Premium Payers of Canada.  The following    extracts    from a  booklet recently issued.by the C������������������m-  mittoe of Insurance Premium payers of Canada will be ftmnd interesting by all classes of thc   community in view of the'proposed Insurance Bill now under consideration by the Dominion Government.  The opinions herein expressed are  taken verbatim from the literature  issued by thc Committee and   we  assume no responsibility for them.  The   public,   however,    can    draw  their .w_ conclusions as to tha correctness of these views    from  the  facts "at their disposal.    The Committee of Insurance   Premium Payers is composed'of    business   men  representing all classes of business  in Canada.    This Committee came  together for the purpose of organizing definite  opposition   to   certain  , clauses hi .the-proposed Insurance  . .Bill which  were  conwdered harmful to the best interests of the business community," and te offer Bome  opposition to the full sway of what  they call the Insurance Combine.  The following   extra.is    from fche  booklet issued'by'the Committee are  interesting in this connection :���������������������������  "Because of fche combine to which  reforncc has been previously made,  rates are excessive; insurance required to reasonably expedite large  business transactions cannot be obtained. - Necessary and v<cry desir-  . able forms of insurance in the proper^ conduct of business are not  procurable, and on the other hand,  conditions are impo'sod' by the Licensed Companies which are'not required by. other offices, and the operation of which entail additional  burdens upon the Premium Payers  of Canada. ��������������������������� _ ���������������������������   ���������������������������  Other insurance than can be obtained in Canada is therefore most  desirable, and in many cases, absolutely essential, and the, Premium  Payers want the Insurance   Act to  provide  the    means    whereby  fche  right of private contract outside of  Canada, now an inalienable   right  tff thc citizen, may be carried put,  " and   the   co-incident requirements  of inspection    and    adjustment of  losses within Canada not interfered' with.   ,"...- -      ....  The   Premium    Payers   do    not  ,   wish fche Insurance Act to lower fche  bars whereby unlicensed insurance  companiesr would . be- permitted  to  canvas or'solicit-business'in Canada, to advertise or open offices in  .  1f_ie country, bufc they strongly protest against any legislation  which  will restrict their right of contract,  by imposing penalties on the individuals who will perform in Canada, the acts incident to that contract, as for example, thc inspection of>a risk or adjustment of a  less."  tants that has no. rates, as there  are no roads .or public institutions  of any kind and consequently no  expenses.  Kempton, near Bradford, can  probably lay successful claim fco the  distinction of being the longest village in the world, as ifc straggle.  along the road for a distance of  seven miles. Sometimes a village  will entirely disappear, having  been . built 'cither on thc edge of  the crumbling cliffs that make .art  of the coastline, or over an ancient  mine. One of thc latter class is in  Shropshire, and each year one or  more of the cottages tumble as the  earth sinks beneath it.  Wil NEED FEAR  IT NO LONGER  ass  Arc your eor_s harder fco remove  than those that others ,have had .  Have they not been cured by us-  GRAVEL   WARDED   OFF   AND  CURED BY DODD'S KIDNEY  PILLS.  Blanito .a Mai Telle How His Urinary Trou .IcsTauished Before thc  Great Canadian Kidney Remedy.  Hamrlik, Man., Dec, 27. ���������������������������  (Special).���������������������������-Probably there is no disease to.which ma������������������ is heir thai;  causes s*ch a general dread as  Gravel, or Stea _ ia the Bladder.  The frightful pains it brings and  the terrible    ������������������peratdons it n������������������cessi-  PUT LIZARDS IN HIS BED.  Have they not had thc same land! L  . l   _,,       . ,  ff������������������������������������������������������ +v._.. ___ i    _      . , Itates caui������������������ a shudder of apprehen  sion-whenever it is mentioned. Btii  ing Holloway's Corn Cure?   Trv a  bottle. ' .  "Why have we stopped, captain?" "On account of the.fog,  madam." "Oh, but my.dear captain���������������������������surely nofc! Look! It's perfectly clear above!" "Aye, ma'am;  but we're not goin' thafc way, unless  the boiler busts!"  The healthy - glow disappearing  from the cheek and moaning and  restlessness afc night are sure symptoms of worms in children. Do nofc  fail to get a bottle of Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator; it is  an effectual medicine.  Being self-satisfied is what  would call conceit ih others.  Broken hearts cut no ice in  coroner's verdict.  you  th.  Thare Is No luoh Thing as . harmless cough.  Tke tron _i_) goes frorr 1>_1 to worse unless oheok-  _d. ���������������������������' Allen. Lung Balsam cures tbe wan., of  coljls. It allays iuiiaimuation and clears the air  passage* '  His Mother���������������������������"What are you moping about thc house' for,- Tommy.  Why don't you go over and play  with Charley Pinafore?" Tommy���������������������������  '"Cause I played, with Clm/rley  Pinafore yesterday, and I don't  suppose he's well enough jet.-"  '. While .more prevalent in. winter,-  when sudden chiinges" in the ^weather try the strongest .constitutions, ���������������������������  colds and coughs and. ailments ��������������������������� of  tlie throat may come in any season. . At the first sight of derange-  'ment. ij6,c. ���������������������������Bick]e's..Antir.Consump-  tive Syrup: Instant relief will be  experienced,, and use of the medicine until.the cold disappears .will  protect" the lungs from attack. For  anyone with throat or chest weakness it cannot be surpassed.  there is really no reason why any  man or woman should, fear Gravel.  It is purely and simply a -Kidney  disease, and as such can be either  cured or guarded aga.nst by the use  of Dodd's Kidney Pills. Take the  case of Mr. Calvin R. Snyder, well  known here.   Ho says:���������������������������  ''In the spring of 1907 I was almost laid up from a lame back and  was also troubled    with excessive'  urination.    I got a box of Dodd's  Kidney Pills, and used them with  satisfactory  results.    Dodd's Kidney Pills are the best Kidney medicine I ever heard of."  - If you' follow Mr.  Snyder's ' example and use Dodd's Kidney  Pills  for  slight  urinary    disorders,, you  will never be troubled with Gravel.  If you have Gravel, Dodd's Kidney  Pills will cure ifc.  A girl never has very much respect for a man's judgment if his  necktie's don't match'his complei:.-  ion.  Gcte  Even With  American's Big  Moeqnit.  Story.  Gino Oalza, the famous Romao  poet, has travelled around the  world. He says that the American  in his own country is a fine gentleman. "Abroad," said Oalza, "anJ  especially in South America, the  American, is a great boaster. " He  tells of the wonders of his country  in no uncertain voice.  "AVhcn I was in Buenos Ayres  there was an American who boasted cf the size of the mosquitoes in  his country. 'They are, so large,'  said the Aaiorican, 'that they oftci  attack people in _Jh������������������_tr _ _*!������������������ and  carry ��������������������������� _ the bedclothes. I e������������������a  vouch for this, because I live in  New Jersey, the home'of the largest mosqiiitoes.'  "The next night some of his acquaintances in Buenos Ayres put  six or seven ������������������f the lizards of that  country in. the American's bed  They are large, repulsive-looking  creatures, but quit charmless. Wc  al sat up late te see the fun, and  shortly after, th������������������ American had. retired we heard a frightful scream,  followed by another and then another, and finally the American  came bounding downstairs; his face  as white as a sheet.  '"My   bed   is infested  with  lizards,''h������������������ said.        ;  'Weran upstair, and saw the  little animals, which the host took  up in his hands tenderly. 'Fah,  is that all you are afraid of? These  are only-the Argentine mosquitoes  Are your mosquitoes larger thar-  these'?' "_   .*._: "  A NEW TORONTO BRANCH  RANK.  BRONCHITIS  U Neglect**, Il ������������������*po re&tfcj tke L_>g������������������  ,   **i maf *������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Wtfl.  Mr.G. L.G_.e^*i! 16 MjjIkertSi..  "*?___ y"^n H"***"^"September  13, ffOO, M������������������������������������feM������������������o������������������_������������������pring I contracted a m_n ������������������mn ihe chest, which  4_eU>pedint������������������ _. i. _>_jii, i took three  kinds si nediooM _M___twd no improvement. A .rim. tf nine advised me fo try  PSYCHiNt Md i_._n.3t_y, Ifeltlfke -  _ew managatp, titMie to let other* know  what a va_*__ orreyeu have in P5Y-  CHlNEferrtewd-MY/herealldther medicine, had failed. 1 sta more than thankful to  be we!l again, aad ferthetakeof other* wha  may ks uLyou m _r p&Vsk thi. testimonial."  Slap fijet ss&& t (������������������e results w_l le  ���������������������������erioiM.   Yo.n ca* 4* All by toning up the  ���������������������������ysfcm with PSYGfcfiNE.  Ror Sale by all finwhb, tie. . tl per kettle  Dr. T. A. SLOCUM  LIMITED,  TORONTO  PRONOUNCED Si-KEEN  ������������������__S___B______l____^i^__e_i_T_^  ITSCKS.  rf0   INVESTORS - YOUR   ORDERS   TO  buy  or  sell / Stocks will   receive   m_  personal  attention.   8. M. Mathews. Br'o lt������������������  >r, 43 Bcott St. Toronto. '  . . ���������������������������  EDUCATIONAL.  LEARN THE BARBER TRADE-NEW  system���������������������������constant practice; -careful  instruction; few weeks complete course;  tools freo; -gradnateti earn twelve to  eighteen dollars weekly; write for cata-  lofrne. ?.61er Barber College 221 Queen  fijist, Toronto. '  QUEER ENGLISH VILLAGES.  One Which Has no Public Riiilding  ������������������    Except a Letter Rox;  The English vilage is very dear to I  "the hearts of poets  and paint_rs, j  and thousands of them are certainly charming.   A few, however, ore  _-__.nioEe-amusing-than-anything-elser  as. for instance, one which consists entirely of old railway carriages, even the chapel being composed of four horse trucks.  Another village, with a population of 1,100 and taxed at the valu-  - ation of $8,000, has neither school  church nor other public building,  the, only thing of the. sort being a  letter box on a pillar. :  Villages with but a single inhabitant are not ���������������������������unknown, one of then-  being Skiddaw in Cumberland, according to Harper's Weekly. The  ki gle villager complains bitterly  because hc cannot vote���������������������������thero being- no overseer to prepare a voters' list, and no church or other  public building on which to publish  one, as the law requires.  Tho lonely ratepayer in a Northumberland village has declined to  contribute money to maintain the  roads, remarking that the one he  has is quite good enough for its  use. In the Isle of Ely is a little  parish with about a dozen inhabi-  A sentry,-an "Irishman, was on  post duty for thc first time at night,  when the officer of the day approached. He called, -'Who comes  there?" "Officer of. the day," was  the reply. "Then what are"yez  doin' out at night?" asked the sentry.  A Mild Pill for Delicate Women.  Thc most delicate woman can undergo a course cf Parmelee's Vegetable Pills,without fear of unpleasant consequences. Their action,  while wholly. effective, is mild and  agreeable. No violent pains or  purgings follow their, use, as thousands of women who have used them  oan testify. ' . They _are, - therefore,  strongly recommended .to. women,  who are more prone to disorders of  the digestive organs .than men.  "I am a.poor man.','- '.'.When, wc  are'married I can learn .to cook."  "Hadn't you���������������������������er���������������������������better begin  practice," suggested the thrifty  suitor, "while your father is' yet  supplying the"-raw material, so to  speak?"  ^ILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS.  .AZOOl.vr_.NT is sruarantoail to ciinT anv  ease of Itching, Blind. BlG_'lii������������������!_\or Protruding  1 'iIe.. in 6 to li days or money refumlod.   50c.  A* scientist claims that hogs have  souls, but he probably doesn't mean  those who occupy two double seats  in a railway car. *  1 NM_1nV Cough drlres sleep and eoaforft ' ���������������������������MMren Will I  ftVt������������������ Yon ean conquer it with. Allen's Lone ������������������e������������������er������������������������������������i with sn<  ���������������������������alaaa. wkkk relieves hard breathing, paia li kilter in hot bwu  Ee cheit and irritation of the throat. (_- -" "������������������-*������������������������������������������������������- *���������������������������������������������������������������  _������������������������������������������������������_. to tha children.  ���������������������������Wlifren Will Ce t.l������������������rM������������������_r.' TTtej come horn*  snow.   Haifa tea.puoninl of Pain*  _  ....._ t.t.i.������������������d water   will  prer.it any  iT# it   'W ������������������ff������������������cts.   Avoid subjtitu.tt^,  tlioro it   but on*  ^Poor-fellowf^he^died^in^pover^  ty." said a man of a person lately  deceased. "That isn't anything!"  exclaimed.a seedy bystander. ."Lying in poverty,is no hardship; it's  living in poverty that puts the  thumbscrews on a fellow."  ..Only One "BROMO QUININE"  That fs l.AXATfVR  BROMO Ql.NINB.   i.fl0k  for the Kignature of K.   W.  OROVH.    Usod the  world over to Cure a Cold in Ono Day. -lie.  ������������������������������������������������������Painkiller "���������������������������i'eiry Davis'���������������������������ijoc. and _0������������������.  JN_TRAININ.C.  The increase in prosperity and  growth of business in Ontario Cities and Towns during 1909 is something that deserves more than passing comment.  One reads in the Toronto papers  of the new Branch. of the Traders  Bank.being opened on the corner  of Richmond and Yonge streets this"  week; Another B?anch to handle  the increased business of this bank  in Toronto, and within.two blocks  of their, big fifteen-storey Head  Office means enormous growth. The  Traders had already eight branches  in Toronto, which, might seem .to  the ordinary layman to be more  than, sufficient' to handle .any reasonable amount ������������������f"business: "The  necessity of-opening-a new branch  i'l- its own town shows part of the  reason, doubtless, for the very substantial growth of this Institution  this year.  Shareholders and Customers of  thc Bank are looking forward with  a good deal of-interest'to" the report that will bc presented at thc  Bank's Annual Meeting on January 25th, 1910.'  ��������������������������� ������������������-_: _  Husband (arriving .with his wife  at the station just- as the train  steams out)���������������������������"There ! If you hadn't  taken such a fearful time dressing  wo shouldn't have lost the train."  Wife���������������������������"And if you hadn't hurried  me so all the way here we shouldn't  have had such a long time to wait  for__the..next__one."  We ������������������Her -  ,     a   practical   training   that   will  enable  you   to   secure   a .pood-  "position.      It-will   talce   only   a  short  time  to acquire   and "the  cost is small.    New term begins  Jan. 4th.      Write tor particulars.  British-American   Business   Colleen,  Y.M.C.A. Bldg., TORONTO.  FOR  SALE.  (IHEA., IWDBB. MORTGAOK, .no Af:R_  .A: farm, frame bail .ing., township of Mnrtsaj,  KW acrevoleated. Only $200 d^rn. balance at  five per cent... Loudon Loan Compiny, of <;.uia<la  I. mlim. Ont..  ar~*-A. _-1. _T__   R>>se Them Without  t* W Bojiklet Kr������������������e. *  ^   St*ele.lBr _������������������s Seed Oo_ Ltd.. Torohto.  ���������������������������HUB  St-ele,|13_ggs6eed Co^ Ltd., Torohto.JOai  FIVE DOLEARS a 4^y aura.'ma<le wiling our  labor-savin* machines. Kxperjence miitcces-'  sary.   Kvorybody  buys.    Thoy sell theratelvo'..  ���������������������������Apents   wantoii everywhere,   a   postal  to-<lay  brings particulars.   Charles Adams, Sarnia, Out.  HOPE F������������������NI THE DE.aF-IN ACOUSTIC0 _-  .ono Of the roarvek ef the electrical rise.  In. use throughout the world.   Write for cata-  Jognc.   General  Acemtic Co., of CanaJa, LW " -  |468_YoD_e Street..Toreato^    j    ' "  WA_JT������������������P  MUSRRAT  45c,   No. |.  Canadian   Hid* and Skin Company,  86 Frant St. E., Toronto, Ont.  She���������������������������"The Swellingtons called on  us last week, you know." He ���������������������������  "Yes." Shc-"Don't you think it  is about time we should retaliate?"  Try Murine Eye Remedy  For Red, Weak. Weary. Water? _yc_  granulation. Pink Eye nnd Kye Straii  Murine Docsn t Smart; Soothes Eye Pain  Is Compounded by Experienced Phyaiciana-  Contains no Injurious or Prohibited Druira*  Try .Murine for Your Eyo Troubles. You  Will Like Murine. , Try it in Baby's Eyes,  for Scaly_Eyelids. DrugciFts Sell Murine  at Mc. The Murine Eye Kemedy Co.. Chicago, will send You Interesting Eye Books  S r6Oa  .' T ������������������������������������������������������ _,,,  MINING FOR WOOD!  **>*Vli! TV0. 1���������������������������10.  A curious source of wealth is reported by- the   French Con.til   at  Mongtze, in Upper Tonkin.   It lies  in wood mines.   The wood originally was a pine    forest,  which    tlie  earth swallowed in some cataclysm.  Some of the trees are a yard in diameter. ; They lie in  a slanting di-  ���������������������������rection  and'in  sandy  soils  which  cover them to a depth of about ten  feet, and as they are all well preserved it is thought \he geological  convulsion which buried them cannot bc of very great antiquity. The  wood furnished    by    these timber  mines is imperishable, and the Chinese gladly buy it for coffins.  Troubles may come to a . oy in  th. form of enrly hair, and to a girl  in the guise of freckles.  "That man Jiggers is thc smoothest liar  J have ever known."  "Yes; his wife is one of these  women who demand many explanations, and he has acquired wonderful proficiency."  It is.an Elixir of Life.���������������������������Since forgotten time, men have been scek-  ing-for-the---Elixir of-Life,- which  tradition says once existed. Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil is an Elixir,'  before which pain cannot live. It  is made up of six essential oils,  carefully blended * so that ��������������������������� their  curative properties are concentrated in one. It.has .ao'equal in the  treatment of lumbago, rheumatism,  and all bodily pains.  "I want to ask you a question,  Pa," said Tommy.    "Ask your mother,"  answered  the tired father.  "Well, but it isn't a silly question  I want to ask: you.'    "All right,"  wearily.    "What is it?"   "Well, if  the end of the world was, to come  and the earth was destroyed while  a man was up in a balloon, where  would    he    land When    he came  down?" ���������������������������'" /   ���������������������������-���������������������������"  The Pill That Brings Relief. ~  When, after one has partaken of  a meal he is oppressed by feelings  of fullness and pains in the stomach he suffers from dyspepsia,  which will persist if it be not dealt  with. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  arc the very best' medicine that  can be taken to bring relief. These  pills 'are"specially" compounded" to  deal with dyspepsia, and their sterling qualities in this respect can be  vouched for by legions of users.  Professor's Wife���������������������������"You haven't  kissed mc for a week." Professor  (absently)���������������������������"Are you sure? Then  who is it  l'vo been kissing?"  Do you trap or buy  Fuj'b? lam Canada's  la.gest dealer, 1 pay  holiest prices. Your  shipments solicited.  I pay mail and ex-  __._.__,      ai      i , press chars.es; remit  promptly. Also largest dealer in Beefhides  Sheepskins, etc. Quotations and shipping ta_s  sent free. ' , ft  JOHN  HALLAM. TORONTO  ESTABLISHED   1878.  W. Make Everything  in Furs, Coat?, Jackets, Muffs,  Stole*, Oapa, Olauiitltjta, etc.  Write lor catalog.  RAW PURS we pay highest prico .   Write  for price list.  D.   H.   BA8TEDO   &   CO..  77 King.St. E., Toronto.  TO CURB A COLD IN ONE DAY  TaVe T.AXATIV _ BROMO Quinine Tablet.,  nrnepisti' i-QfuuU money if it failj to cure. K. W.  GROVE'S signature i.i on each box.   2_c.  Wfeea 'You're Hoarse Use  The man   who  talks  only about  himself and to himself has occasion  .vstvallow his words.  No Substitute for "The D 4. T.M Menthol Plaster,  . t!io.������������������'_ somo tni.cr uptilotis dealers may say theril  la, Itecoimnenrfod by doctors, honpitala, oleriry  had everybody for pleurisy, stlBueBs, eto.  Byelng!  Cleaning!  9* tfea te_ tw.H.4 nar W9rt ^ tU  "BIITItN AHMMM . evilNO ������������������������������������������������������."  tstsk ftr ������������������������������������������������������at _��������������������������� tmm ������������������<_��������������������������� d, or teal 4ir������������������*.  H���������������������������lfa_I.T������������������rcm>, Ottawa, Qa .h_>  5^?_gTHi: LEADER SIGHT  the lilllrfiin (I.tIob _Ii.Ii  m������������������ke������������������winr nhoutliiir emy.  Aim ilir_tlv nt the fn ,m������������������  or ������������������low-_ rt/inc lifrrt: Hi*  n'fln, aiiKim*._ally ������������������l!i)w������������������  fur t'nn lliglit, -.Ir<st_ nt'jr  ������������������tl������������������chfil ardei>rh������������������,l. C������������������r.  riwl in nnat mat.il' Ijci in  ytt* pocket. Olr* umlie nnd  pupttto or ^uii. l*i fc. .3 00  pel������������������lpi\lil. Koy li! .nt nil  sun storn.������������������ nnd by   :  LEADER CO.,  3ZO  M������������������i-I< .  .   St.. San   Fnncisco  .      CURE  LIGHTS OUT.  ���������������������������Ah irascible sergeant going his  nightly round of the barracks in  order to make sure that all lights  had been extinguished, noticed that  a -window was illuminated. He  roused the occupants of the room.  'Tut;outvthat light!" he ordered, ''and be quick about it.,,  "But. it's moonlight!"' explained  a private.  "I don't care what it is," roared  the  sergeant,  "put it out!"  v ���������������������������   Kindly .mention the name of this  paper iu writing to advertisers.  IUO  The. famous ���������������������������new discovery of the age,  positively, quickly, cot..plctely relieves  and-cnres-Goitre,- Thick Neck, Sciatica,  bwellings, Bunions, Quinsy, etc. $i.oo,  ore Ior$5.00, mailed on'rcL'cipt'of price by  LYLE   MEDICINE CO.,   Toronto*  rcAias, eatsivWAT&iayi  .F������������������r Croup, Dlphthorfa,  Influenza,   Cramps,  .pANti . Burns, SoAIds,  _,ce.Hent .   B r u i s 0 s,  Falls,   Gunshot  Wottfi'ds,    Poisonous  ,.f . tOH'of Doffs, .Snakes,  . tin_������������������ ol rnseota, oW���������������������������,  u.  Rad way's  Ready  Relief.  J\  ���������������������������I'- THE ENDERBY PRESS-AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, March 3, 1910  PROFESSIONAL  D  R. H. W. KEITH.  Proceedings of Council  0���������������������������.,   ,.    u l0,.    ]    '     at Last Regular Session  0(nce hours:   rorenoon. 11 to 12 ; CD     , u  Afternoon, 4 to 5  Evening, 7 to S  Sunday, by appointment  f .lie . Cor. Clitr.-uidGeorK-Sts.        KN'I.KKBY ' cil except Alderman Hancock wore in  attendance at the last meeting,  held  All the members of the City-Goun-  w.  v  BANTON.  Wednesday  evening,   Feb.  24th.  '    J.   C.  English ....  A.  E.  Taylor   Lee  (Chinaman)    G.  Rosoman, clerk salary  Barrister. Solicitor,  Notarv Pul .ic, ConvevLincer  etc.  Offices, Boll Block. Enderby,B.C  ;__ _  .  :__ _^I_--__r__U  SECRET SOCIETIES  FKED. II. BARNES  W. M.  Agreement of sale cf nuisance G. Rosoman, magistrate sal...  ground was submitted by the City Bank Montreal, (VV.A.Russell)  Clerk-and approved    by  thc-Council.   A. D.  Stroulger, loan     J.  G.  English,    fire chief,  attended   Bank Montreal,  coupon No.7...  the meeting to confer with the Conn-  A. Gunter, Coupon No. 6    cil as to improvement of tlie fire- Bank Montreal, Coupon No.7...  lighting facilities    of the town.     He  Richard Wolfenden,B.C.Gazette  Ai"1   r    \   X',.li   ! urged lhc    adoption    of a system of   J. E. Pecver, wages    eF .<&_H_..iyi������������������ Tire signals.   The  Council  was of the   R. Bailey Sr., wages    !opinion  that the  funds  at  their  dis-   Bell & Constant, drawings &  posal were    not    sufficient to justify      specifications City Hall    the expenditure such a system would ' A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.,  St.  entail. !    Lighting for  January    A   committee  of Aids.   Ruttan  and   J. S. Johnstone, wages    Hutchison   and   the  Mayor   were  ap- r E. J. Mack, draying    pointed   to  act  with  Mr.   English   in   J.  A.  Mohr,. cord wood    purchasing additional fire hose, and ��������������������������� Enderby Trading Co., floor oil  a second hose-reel ; also a fire bell to Wm. Hooper, cabinet for vault  be placed in    tlie   tower of thc City   W. T. Holtby,  furniture  H. A. Preston, wages ...  Fulton,  material  Enderby L >-i . e No. '10  k'_Viii;u- rneetin. . lira. !  Thursday on or after the  full moon at !���������������������������' |>. m. i:i Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially  invited.  J. C. METCALF  Secretary  J. 0.0. F.  \C-. ---__^.     Eureka Lodi_e, No. 50  Meet;; ever v Tuesday cvunin.  at S o'clocl;, in 1. O.  O. I���������������������������'. hall,  MeU-al_  bloc!:.    Vis-tii-.j,' brothers always    welcome.     .J.   A.   McMorland.   ... G..   A.   Hall.  Reeve's. Secy. _. ,1. Mack, Treaa. .    ,. .      I  , ���������������������������     .    It   was  suggested* that  a  room  be ; A  ENDERBY    LODGE  fitted up in the basement of the City .Enderby Drug & stat. Co.  No. 35. K. of V.  !\fonr!:i  ���������������������������v.. /_H   ^_*    Meets every  Moi  WM*Jk������������������<J      in K- of:p- ,Itt������������������-  \.WtQ^      dially invited tot  ������������������.   ''  Meets every Monday cv_.ir._  Visitors cor-  . tend.  ROBT. N. I.AILEY. C.C.  ^<2_1 0. E. STRICKLAND, K.K.S.  K. J. CO I.  'ART. M.F.  K.of I". Hall is the only hall in Enderby suitable  for public enle-.-tainmeiu. .     For rates, etc.. apply  to- R. I . JOHNSTONE. JI. E.. Enderby  _'_.  These are the Prices To-day-  Owing   to  market  fluctuations,  prices ������������������are   subject   to   change  without' notice:  M-Set's Best Flour, $1.70 49-lbs  Three Star Flour, $1.60 per  ���������������������������"  Drifted Snow Pastry, ������������������1. 60  Whole Wheat Flour, $1.55   "  Graham Flour,     -    $1.45   "  Four Star Chop, $1.65 per lOO.lbs.  Three Star Chop, $1.60 per 100lbs:  Bran: $1.15 per 100 lbs.  Shorts, $1.20 per 100 lbs.  Middling-?. $1.30 per :i00 lbs.   '  Oats, $[.30 nerlOOlbs.  Oat-Chip, $.90 per GO lbs. :  Wheat, $2.20 per 125-1 bs    ���������������������������  Barley, $1.30 per J 00 lbs. j  Barley Chop, SI. 00 per 70 lbs.  Whole Corn, $2.00 per. 100 lbs.  Cracked Corn, S2.15 uer 100 lbs.  Rolled Oats; $.85 per 20-1 b sack.  Also a full line of Cereals and Wheat-  lots at Right Prices.     Free delivery  Lo any part of tho Enderby city  Terms: Net. Cash with order  Hall for the    accommodation  of the ' G. Rosoman, cash disburse ..:  lire  brigade,  and  it  is possible  that   R.  N. Bailey,  wages Sp.  Con.  an arrangement will be made for one '. The Walker Press, printing ....  or two members    of   the brigade to  sleep in thc room. !  The question  of "alarm  system  was  deferred  until   it is seen   what  other ,-  demands may be made on  the funds ;  of thc city. i  The by-law for the management of i  the City Hall passed its third read- i  ing and was made law. i  Consideration of the Auditor's re- j  port, postponed from last meeting, .  was again postponed owing to the ;  lateness of the hour. ]  Aid.  13lanchard    obtained    leave to j  bring- in a by-law to amend  the water works by-law in accordance with  the terms of the auditor's recommendation.  The Mayor and City Clerk were authorized to obtain  a temporary loan i  , ji     n    i     r -_    .      14.        __i_ ��������������������������� Tnursday afternoon charted with al-  from the Bank of Montreal to enable ���������������������������, J  ..       ..       . 4    .4        . ,.    4..  ,.    ; lowing liquor to be drunk in the bar  the city    to    meet   its    obligations, l &  .. n-4.. r j - i of his hotel    on    Sundav.   The com-  pending collection of taxes. ;  The    Health    Committee    reported iplaint was laid    1)y a man  who had  $2579.07  IN THE POLICE COURT  On Monday last, before Police Magistrate Rosoman, Michael Graham  was charged by Pro. Con. Price with  having, on Saturday evening, pointed  a revolver at Harold V. Moffet. The  evidence showed that - there was no  provocation of any kind. Prisoner  had been drinking, and when arrested  had thc revolver, fully loaded, still  on him, together with a bottle of  whiskey. Fined $50 and costs. Thc  fine was paid. Thc fire arms, liquid  and otherwise, were confiscated.  Pf H. Murphy was- taken before  Police      Magistrate    Rosoman     last  7.75  4.G1  24.00  75.00  15.00  285.3-1  1.000.00  125.00  75.00 [  325.00 !  2.50 1  11.75' It ^S ^ie Pride of our  young men to be  1 well dressed���������������������������it should be.     We handle  t  G.5.00 the best Men's Clothing made in Canada  and   we   take   pride   in   showing this  21.60 j Spring's Suits.     They are the best ever  2 21)  l001 shown in Enderby,  and  we invite your  i5 00 i inspection.  Tooke's   Tailor-made  Shirts  The kind that men of quality appreciate.  Let us point out to you the many excellent qualities of these shirts. They are  the   kind you have been  looking for.  fir  *���������������������������'?_.:  *'_:*v:\_ _-w:     _Xv _i._w>#^  3-^.SS-   /WBewfetfW*S���������������������������������������������_->���������������������������::������������������������������������������������������:���������������������������.������������������������������������������������������.:  <>___;;_-___  1       1.00  .       S.80  53.00  61.20  13.12  1.60  -    11.10  17.00  37.75  &_!^V:.&>^__.  $. |������������������*.. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������$_������������������&$.  k__l_S_^^^  '.Wi  .   _.  :/-t   _  '...  nia  .if������������������.  mm������������������  that the house recently vacated by j  Mrs. Bassett, had been properly dis '  infected.  Letter     received      from    Geo  Lawes asking that the city pipe car-  : Siwashed himself, and who had been  refused     liquor-   by    the    bartender.  , When the case was called the person  ^   j who   laid  the complaint  was not  in  'evidence. Thc witnesses called both  denied having seen any liquor drunk  rying    water . to     his    premises    be ,  .i.  ,,,._   ^,,4-      T._r_.,.__  f_ +__ w,<_. 1 at tlie time and place stated, but the  thawed  out.     Reierred  to thc  Water!  Works  Committee    with   instructions j  testimony  of the  bartender   and  th'c  The Co  Erderby  to have thc request complied with.      jmanncr in which [t was -^Lven- le(1 the  Clerk  was    instructed   to have the \ c-onrt to bclieve that ]^UOT ha(1 becn  Jumbia Flourir.tr-Pt_ii!s   Municipal   .Journal   forwarded  to  the jdrunk as complained of.   Mr. Murphy  rom.anv     Ltd^ address of each of the councilmen.      , stated that    he    was   in bed at the  '        P      " -   -       It was   decided    to   loan    on  first >timc th" *"*&* offe������������������se ���������������������������s coramit"  Fresh Australian Creamery- Butter  Armour's Star Brand  of Hams and  Bacons���������������������������the best cured  The best on the market.will be-found in our Grocery  _/  Department  During Lent wc shall keep'on Hand the choicest smoked Fish.  THE POLSON MERCANTILE CO.  C.  i*r>\    ti   >_-.-������������������_<  __?'Y  iiM&   it 10  was    contrary   to   the    rules of the j ^  hotel.   The court    placed the fine as  mortgage    tlie   sum    of ?J ,200 out of Jted  and  '*eW notbing  ab������������������ut {t  Sinking Fund    No.   2, at S per cent;  G.  S. Handcock being the applicant. ���������������������������  Letter    was    received    from  W.   _. ;low as the 1aw would Permlfc  Banton,    city    solicitor,   asking that  hi.s  salary  as  such  official  be   raised  Ti_=m^$40^eT5=_TeaT^i_="$100-=P-i~year-  ���������������������������?20.  ENDERBY    PRICES  -���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������--���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-��������������������������� ���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-��������������������������� ���������������������������-���������������������������-��������������������������� A  Hazelmere Poultry Ranch j  White Hol!an���������������������������_  Turkeys J  Toulouse Geese  White and Partridge Wyandottes  Send for my mating list giving all the information of my winnings.  My Partridge Wyandottes are the best on the Pacific Coast.  N. B.���������������������������A fe\v S. C. White Leghorns  and  White Wyandotte cockerels  for sale, from same strains as my winners.   Prices on application.   -_.&>._.'. ���������������������������___  (amm^?  House  Cleaning  Will soon be on. Call and .see  my stock of Carpets, MaLtin.tr.  Linoleum, Wall Paper, and ail  necessary articles Jor beautifying- and making the home  comfortable.  W.  T. HOLTBY  Furniture Deal . and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.       ENDERBY  and' requesting    that his  resignation    "y'f   ,   .    ������������������       .       . , .       .   Butter      bc  accepted   if  such   raise   could   not  p  ,.  .  be granted.   The Council did not feel   ,���������������������������.   ,      .     ,   '  justilied  in giving the increase asked '_.  .  J to      -b Onions       for and accepted Mr. Banton's  resig- , j_r  nation,  to take effect at  the end  of   Carrot  thc present quarter.  Clerk was instructed to obtain  prices on dug tags, aiso police badges and hundculTs.  Tlie    i'iii-iicial    Committee    recommended the payment of the following  sums of money:  Board of School Trustees���������������������������  J.   Harker,   saliiry    ?  100.00  J.   A.  McDonald     100.00  M.   V.   Bcattie      05.00  Turnips  Parsnips   35c doz. !   35c   Ib.  .    $1.25 cwt   !?3.00 box   $3   cwt   $21.  torn   $1.25 cwt    $1 cwt   $1.75 cwt  I  MRS. WADDELL, Prop.  ���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-��������������������������� ���������������������������-  "Found���������������������������A fur collar,' left in K."P  hfill on the night of the juvenile con- j  cert given in aid of thc Enderby j  ward in thc Vernon hospital. Owner :  can havc same by calling at the  Walker Press, proving* property and j  paying for this advertisement. |  Enderby, B. C.   J  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed <_ Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C,  Cutters  and. Fashionable ���������������������������_  Winter turn-outs.  Gco:l Rigs;   Careful Driv-  ^ V.. er.; Draying of all kinds.    "*'"'~~    Comfortable and Commo-  Prompt attention to ail customers dious Stabling for teams.  Land-seekers and Tourists invited to give us a trial.  \. "\v \  ,.>__.-...���������������������������,������������������  Have you read the ads of our home  I'.   Mun'av  GO.00 , merchants ?  ri  NOTICE OK DISSOLUTION  GOOD Alberta Upland, $16.50 per ton  Good No. 1 Alberta Timothy $21.50  per  TON  NOTICE is hereby _iven th������������������t the partnership  heretofore) existing between us the utidur-  siKtied, as proprietois of the Kin_ Edward Hotel,  in the City of Enderby, B. C, has this day been  dissolved by mutual consent. !  All debts owinK to tho said partnershii> arc to  be paid to Mr, I'. II. Murphy, at Enderby aforesaid, and all claims nKainst the said partnership  aro to bo presented to the said I*, II. Murphy, by  whom the same will be nettled.  Dated at Enderby, H. C. this Hi day of Eobru-  ary, 1910.  BESSIE BELL, Administratrix.  P. II. MUK1.1Y.  Delivered to any part of Enderby City.  THE COLUMBIA. FLOURING MIDLS CO. Ltd.  For Sale���������������������������Five-roomed cottage on j  Mill street near George. Cash or i  terms. Apply, Mrs. W, A. Covey, ;  Enderby.  | Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Insurance policy in the Hoyal Insurance Co.  of Liverpool, En������������������r,, is a valuable asset. A plain,  rtrair.htfoi v.-ard contract, If. vim. no room for  doubt as to its value.  The Liverpool & London & Globe ln_. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  Jjritit.li America Asaurance Co.  Royal Insurance Coof Liverpool (Life dept)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee &  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK, ENDERBY  If you want to  Buy, Sell or  Trade  A-FARM  A   FRUIT   LOT  A   HOUSfl  A   BUSINESS   LOT  or A   BUSINESS  I have them at Mara, Enderby,  Vernon, Victoria, Vancouver,  Winnipeg, or elsewhere. Write  to me.     My new list is ready.  Chas. W. Little  Mara, B.C  13 ]. E A D  We arc still making bread from  ; Moffet's Best Flour; 3 loaves for 25c.  I Bread like mother used to make: not  chaffy, and full weight.' We won first  and special at Salmon.-Arm Fall  Show for best loaf made from Moffet's Best flour. Patronize home flour  and labor, and deal with���������������������������  A. J. POUND, City Restaurant  Eldernell Orchard  ������������������a_:___aw������������������*r__*"*'Wfc>S'������������������������������������"E'  John S. Johnstone  Contractor and Builder, Enderby  Having added a cement brick machine to my cement plant, I am now  prepared to enter into contract for  all kinds of cement work. Portland  cement, plaster and lime kept in  stock.  r, <-_>_<_-_-I..-1 ���������������������������_���������������������������  When you want a typewriter get the best���������������������������an OLIVER.  Full information of H. M. WALKER, Enderby agent, or The Oliver Typewriter Co.  Chicago, 111.  V -'"���������������������������


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