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 ul  ..'...  ���������������������������-' '������������������������������������������������������ -.   ' --"������������������*���������������������������*_._��������������������������� J  a _rrv.__%'._������������������__  Enderby, B. C,  March 17, 1910  AND      WALKE R 'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 3;. No. 3; Whole No. 107  Proceeding of the  Last Meeting City Council  At the meeting of the City Council  last Wednesday evening, the mayor  and all members except Mr. Hancock  were present. ���������������������������        /  A letter from Mrs. K. Dobson asking that -the water main on Salmon  Arm Road be thawed, was referred to  - the waterworks committee.  A communication from - the, Anti-  Tuberculosis Society asking for aid  was received and the request declined.-  The Crown Grant of school property together with the crown grant  of an acre    of.   land. the .location of  - which had not then been determined,  were laid on the1 table, and the-Clerk  ��������������������������� was instructed to lo~ok up the acre...  Aid. Blanchard introduced his  amendment to the -waterworks bylaw. The amendment,-if passed, will  place our waterworks system on the  same basis'as it is found in all municipal-owned ���������������������������- systems- in ��������������������������� the larger  cities, and provides _hat,the owner  of the property shall.-be held responsible to the city for the water rate,  .and not the .tenant..   The amendment  - provides tliat "all water charges shall  be levied against the property from,  the time the owner of the property  applies to,the City Clerk in writing  . for the water to be turned on-*' until  the owner applies to the Clerk in  writing for it to be turned _off. -  The finance committee reported the  following accounts, and they were  ordered.paid, Aids. Ruttan and Hutchison voting no: i - -  School Board accounts ...!_ $417.25  Contribution to bandmaster ...   ' 10.00  The Walker Press, ptg. adv ...'/   26.95-  A.-Fulton, nails    "14.37  Enderby Drug.&.Sta.'Co. ' _      4.20  J. E. Peever,'wages '.'.    10.25  W. T. Holtby,"      1.70  S. Teece.' wages  '.      6.87  ^T=R7"R6gers"iinrm._rCo7 7__".7~25:19=  Aids. Blanchard and Ruttan, as  members of the finance committee,  recommended that the spending 'committees of the Council be asked to  furnish estimates of the amounts required for their respective departments and that appropriation for the  year's work should be made by the  Council- for each -department; also  that the committees furnish^ with the  estimates a list of the expenditures  under two headings, expenditures absolutely necessary and expenditures  recommended but not indispensable.  The object of these suggestions is to  systematize the handling of the city  business.  The estimate of the Board of  School' Trustees places the expenditures for the ensuing year at $2,600,  exclusive of the Government grant.  Aids. Blanchard and Ruttan moved  that a map be prepared showing the  details of the present waterworks  system.   Carried.  A letter was received from C. E.  Strickland asking if the city water  could be placed into his home, and  what the cost would be. Referred to  the waterworks committee.  Aids. Hutchison and Evans moved  that .the board of public works be  asked to get busy at once arid in&tal  such street crossings as they deem  necessary.  A special committee of Aids. Ruttan and Hutchison and the mayor  were appointed to wait on the school  board in reference to certain matters.  A letter from Mr. Lemke, bandmaster, asking on behalf of the band  the use of a room in the City Hall  on two nights a week for rehearsal,  provided the room was not in use by  the Council on the nights of practice.  It was decided to reply that there is  difficulty in the way- of complying  with the request and that ,the Council trust that the band will be able  to retain the use of the school house  or if not that it will be able to obtain some other- suitable and satisfactory  accommodation.  The Parker Bell Lumber Co., of  Seattle wrote, asking for an expression of opinion- by the Council as to  the serviceability and Use of wood  pipe. The Clerk was instructed to  reply that wood pipe had been used  here too short-a time to justify giving any opinion.      ' ��������������������������� ���������������������������  now prepared to give them large and  small cuts of their poultry and  horses on their stationery, mating  lists or stand "bills. For information  write or call' at the - office of the  Walker Press.  BAND FORCED TO DISBAND  ENDERBY   NEWS   IN   BRIEF  The brick cottage being erected by  R. Blackburn * is nearing completion.  Hear MacRaye, in' his Habitat readings next" Saturday.evening."and his  inimitable humor. "���������������������������'   *'���������������������������" '-'.'-���������������������������-  .The first barn-raising of the season  was held on Tuesday at Mr. Foster's,.  on the Salmon Arm road.  E. ,T. Smith and family, will leave  next Tuesday, for High-River," Alta.,  where he "expects to remain.-  Hear'Miss' Lucy Webling, the brilliant little English concert singer, in  K. P. hall next Saturday evening.  The Macmorla'n brothers have taken  a lease, on the Knob-Hill lime kiln,  and are preparing "to supply the trade  ��������������������������� G. F.- Haydon, for whom.G. C.  Salt recently purchased the Duncan  place, came .in. from the old home  land this week,,and will take up.his  residence on the ptoperty. *  =^ThosT^Pound^is"ngetting=re"ady"fdr:  winter, poultry shows. He had his  first hatch of pure-breds out a'sunnin'  themsels last Sunday.  Hear Eileen Maguire, the great  Irish singer in I _. of P. hall on Saturday evening. This is the last of  the Star Lyceum entertainments this  season.       ' " * '  "Thecontract for" the erection "of the  Bank of Montreal block in Enderby  will probably, be let within the next  few days. "The building will be of  reinforced concrete.  After undergoing surgical treatment under Dr., Williams at Vernon  for the pass month, Geo. Robinson  returned to Enderby ' last Friday,  much improved by the operation.  Mr. Stovel, who has been visiting  Enderby. friends the past month or  more, returned to Kilarney, Man., on  Tuesday', intending to- settle up his  business there and return to Enderby  to reside.  Mr. Lucas returned to Calgary this  week in order to settle up some business before permanently locating at  Enderby. Mr. Lucas has been here  since early last fall, and he is very  well satisfied with conditions as he  finds them here. '  Thc curling season closed last  Thursday. The finals were played off  with half an inch of water on the ice.  Rink No. 2, skipped ��������������������������� by Geo. Bell,  defeated Evans' rink in the morning  game.and Murphy's rink in the afternoon game, and donned the lockets.  Poultrymen and stock breeders will  The Enderby City Band has. disbanded. It all came about through  the band being driven out of its practice room and being denied admission  to the City Hall. Owing to the dirt  which is said to be carried into the  school house by the crowd of young  fellows who usually attend the, band  practices with the" players, the school  board have asked the band to find  other quarters in which to, practice.  And the band appealed to the city  [fathers for a room in the City Hall.  . The. city fathers were '. astute. They  did.not refuse the request, but intimated as one might intimate to poor  unfortunate nobody's "cat, with the  shot" gun in one hand and,the bootjack in" the other, that difficulties  stood in the way. And the band,- being shut out of the only places of a  public nature,' concluded it would  not attempt to: hold" together if it  could.notrbe-provided: with"ar-place, irr  which to practice, and so disbanded.  However, "the city-.is. desirous of seeing the band, continue, and.it is "not  unlikely that satisfactory quarters  will be " arranged for either in the  City Hall until -such time.as better  City Hall-or the school house> until  such time as better quarters are provided.  Poultrymen Decide  Date of Next Show  . * <-������������������   _ .  A meeting of   the   Executive Com- amethyst brooch, and Mrs." McCorm-,  mittee    of   the   Northern    Okanagan ick with a gold   thimble.     With the,  Poultry    Association   was    held'last presentation the ladies gave this let-  Wednesday    afternoon. . There was a ��������������������������� ter, the sentiment , of which will be  full- attendance   and    much interest  echoed by many not associated .with  JOHNNY'S MEADOW  Persons who wish to place their  milking cows on Johnny.'s Meadow,  must apply to Mr. Thos/ Pound* who  is taking charge of said Meadow on  behalf of Chief Edwards.. A charge  of $2 * per _ month per. single cow, or  $1.50 each' for two or more will be  made.-=strictly=in=advancer==_.encesf  etc., 'will- be kept in repair, but no  responsibility will be undertaken  by either Mr. Pound or Chief Edward  should any animal stray. No person  is allowed to place any animal on  said Meadow without first paying for  same to me.  Signed��������������������������� T. POUND,   CHIEF .EDWARD.  NOTICE  Spallumcheen Farmer's Institute  A general meeting of the members  of the above Society will be held in  the Armstrong Hall on Saturday, the  19th March, 1910, at 2 o'clock p. m.  to receive thc Delegate's report from  the Central Institute meeting at Victoria.   Everybody welcome.  Stumping   Powder,    $6.25 per box.  Caps and fuse.  W- P. HORSLEY, President,  JOHN B.    BIRD,  Secretary.  OKANAGAN RIFLES  The prize list for tbe Okanagan  Rifle Association matches here on.the  1st, 2nd and 3rd of June are' now  printed. The prize, list amounts to  $750.00 in cash besides 16 medals, 8  cups and one shield. There will be  four team matches. The Summer-  land shield, Vernon cup, Armstrong  cup and Tyro teams.���������������������������Armstrong Advertiser.  FOR SALE  One 244-egg    Cyphers Insurable Incubator, nearly new, and guaranteed  in perfect order.     Also two Cyphers  be interested in learning that we are | brooders.    W. A. DOBSON, Enderby.  was shown in 'the business: brought  before the meeting. Messrs. Marshall,  Lanaway and "Petar, were present  from Armstrong, and Mr. and Mrs.  Waddell, R.' Coltart, H. E. Waby and  Thos. Pound from Enderby.  ��������������������������� In the absence of Mr. Robinson, Mr.  Pound acted as secretary.  The question of date for the next  show was discussed at length. It  was the general feeling that, the date,  should be later than last year, but to'~  i work in with Ashcroft, ��������������������������� and "obtain  the best terms with Judge Collier, it  was decided _ to make the date Dec.-  21, 22 and 23. -The secretary -was in:  structed to .write Judge" Collier'to  learn if ."that ,date _ wouid suit him;  and -asking; terms for. his services/ -  ���������������������������Messrs. Waddell, Robinson; English,  Waby. and Pound t were- appointed* to  draft and--circulate a petition to.the  City .Council1,' asking that'a,"by-law  be "submitted '. to' the 'ratepayers to  raise money to erect a "building ,on  the recreation ground - to accommodate shows, entertainments, skating,'  and general public purposes. _ The'  building proposed . would cost about  $3,000. ; It would " have . a two-story  main structure, about -30x150 feet,"  with two wings. The -upper part of  the building would* be sufficient for  all exhibition purposes, and the  ground 'floor would be ample for all  rink and bonspiel events.  It was decided that the next show  shall" be a score-card show.  ��������������������������� A vote of thanks was passed to, the  Farmers' Institute for the donation  given last year to the Association.  = _Vlessrs.=Waddell,���������������������������Waby=and^the-sec--  retary were elected (to attend to the  matter of advertising and prize list,  their decision to be referred to the  directors for their approval.  It was,decided that all contributors  of a special prize of $5 and upwards  bc given a complimentary ticket.  The secretary was instructed to  write the various Poultry Clubs regarding ribbons, and also to forward  a slip to the winners of specials that  have not been collected.  the Aid, but who know Mrs. Wright. ..  for the good she has done: ��������������������������� ' '���������������������������" , ;  "To Mrs.- H. W. Wright:     -'\''r '":>J  "In view>of your-expected removal--  from Enderby in the" near future, the ���������������������������  members of-, the ..Ladies Aid Society .  of the Presbyterian Church, of which" "  you have" been a member for so many :  years, wish to express their sense.of  the loss to the socie'ty by your "re-.   -  moval,    and .their   appreciation   of  your, willing- and    generous, help, so  faithfully1 given    in all the work of'-. ������������������������������������������������������  the society and of the church'.   They" *  wish also to   testify to their appre-., .-  ciation/of-your, wider sympathy and. ' -  kindness towards any- in" the '.commu- '- -  nity,    where   the ,-need    of. friendly-',  Christian helpfulness has been. felt. ."_"��������������������������� "_'  "They  .assure "you    that the. best  wishes of all "the members of this so���������������������������,  ���������������������������ciety go.,-with.- you.to   .your, future---/.  home,' and Hope "that"- you may-' yet "l"  --���������������������������'������������������>s. . '- . . . . . y ��������������������������� ���������������������������, ''/j, stratum to reside- in .-this community:. -'  In the meantime their sincere wish is _  that your"lot may be richly blessed."- '  .LECTURES ON POULTRY  AN APPRECIATION  Soon there will go from Enderby  two of our pioneer citizens, Mr. and  Mrs. H. W. Wright, accompanied by  heir daughter, Mrs. E. McCormick.  Enderby will feel the loss of these  good people. Twenty years ago they  were here, engaged in the royal work  of pioneers���������������������������contributing to the requirements of the traveller���������������������������and for  two decades they have never missed  an opportunity to add to the comfort of the needy or make happier the  sojourn of the visitor or friend. In  every public event, they have ever  been ready to do their part, and in  all branches of church work, Mrs.  Wright and Mrs. McCormick have  taken a prominent part. They were  associated more particularly with the  work of the Presbyterian church, but  were, bigger than any sect when there  was work to do in other quarters.  In recognition of their work, and  as an evidence of the esteem in which  Ihey arc held, the ladies of the Presbyterian Aid recently presented Mrs.  Wright with   a   handsome, pearl and  ' Arrangements ��������������������������� have: been completed  by the. Department of Agriculture for-  a lecture tour by.Mr." M. A.-Jull, the ���������������������������  government   poultry expert,  recently  attached to the department of agriculture.   His itinerary is as follows:  Kamloops,   April   20;    Salmon Arm, .  21st; Enderby, 22nd; Armstrong, 23rd;  Vernon, 25th and 26th; Kelowna, 27th  and 28th; Summerland, 29th-and 30th  Penticton, May 2nd;'Peachland,'May  3rd. . ' :  _'.     ���������������������������  :__ _WILL���������������������������SING _C AN T^T AL======  The choir of the.. Presbyterian  church will sing the. cantata oratorio  of David, in' that church on Monday  evening, March 21st. An- admission  fee of 25c will be charged, but 50c or  more will not be refused. It.is in  aid of the choir fund, and the proceeds will go to purchase music.  WILLING WORKERS  On Easter Monday, March 28th, in  the new Parish Hall, the Willing  Workers of St. George's church, will  hold a handkerchief sale, from 2 to 6  p. __., at which- will be offered all  kinds of fancy articles, candy, Mc.  The proceeds will go to purchase a  new organ for that church.  FOR QUICK SALE  One mare,- age 7; good for light  work; splendid single and double  driver, or saddle; quiet; guaranteed-  sound and in the best of condition;  probably in foal. Price, including  buggy and harness, $100 cash.  J. R. COLLEY, Hullcar, B. C.'  .      LIME FOR SALE  Having leased the Knob Hill lime  kiln, we will be prepared to supply  lime in. any quantity after March 26.  Address��������������������������� MACMORLAND BROS.  Armstrong,F.C.  CLEARING WANTED  I want to get 15 acres of land logged, stumped and burned off. It is  already slashed. Let me have your  bid. W.  J. FENTON, Enderby. *>>  i i-tn__ifnrn_.iTT'.t^T_i_*,JTi'if n wr_"r.. *���������������������������  OR, THE NEW MISTRESS AT  LAUREL HILL.  5  (.'HAPTKK  lV.~.r.������������������M,._.  Still much a.s John rejoiced ihat  his master was so puni'dird. his  heart, wont out in pity toward tho  helpless child whom lie nhnoM worshipped, carrying hiin oJ'ton to the  fields, where, seeking out the shadiest spot and the softest gra..:. fur a  throne, ho would pi,'ft".; Lhe ehild  upon it, and then pay him obeisance by bobbing up nnd down his  wooly head in a manner quite as  satisfactory to Loui;-; as it" he indeed had been _ kin., and John his  Joyal subject. Old Hannah, too,  was greatly softened, and many a  little cake and pie she baked in secret for tlie ehild. while even Xellic  gave up to him her favorite plaything., and hcr blue eyes wore a  pitying look whenever they  rested  arms, and kissing his fair, white  brow, Maude an.swe.ed: "Vour lather, Louis, is not mine���������������������������for mine  is dead, and his grave in far away.  I oarno lion; to live when I was a  litiic: girl, not quite as old as you,  and Nellie is not my sister, though  yo_  arc my darling brother."  ''And do you love fatherV anked  Louis, his eyes still fixed upon hcr  faee as if hc would read the truth.  Every feeling of Maude Remington's heart    answered.   ''No,"    to  man ! Janet shall surely come in  answer to your call, and ere you  deem' it possible her shadow shall  fall across your threshold���������������������������hcr step  be heard upon the stairs���������������������������her hand  be clasped in yours i  CHAPTER V.  It  was ,.  chilly,  rainy afternoon  toward   the  latter part of August..  jJohn was    gone,   the    doctor    wa.s  !cross, and Hannah was cross, isel-  ilie,   too,   was    unusually  irritable,  land venting her spite upon 'Hannah  ���������������������������because there was nothing for dinner lit to eat, and upon Maude because   the   house    was  so  desolate  and dark, she crept away up-si-airs.  and  wrapping a  enawl  round hcr,  sat down to a novel, pausing occa-  rionally to frown at the rain which  beat, at the  windows,  or the wind  as  it  roared  dismally  through thc  trees.    "While  thus  employed,   she  heard  the    sound    of wheels,  and  "ooking  up,   saw    standing   before  *<>'<^0-_-O-$���������������������������_>-^O���������������������������$_>^���������������������������_MK>>_^^^  On tlie Farm  POULTRY'' K'J.k.l'II.G _ Oil HOVB.  Tlie boy who is permitted lo embark in the poultry business is benefited in many ways. Not only is  hi-, mind aud time occupied, but hc  is given an outlet for the latent  qualities that arc in him. Ho at  once becomes a factor in the world  of industry  and "finance.      Hc be-  bages, potatoes' and grass would'  not be hurt by more, and the heavy  application would last longer, but  100 bushels to the acre would show  its affect for at least twelve years  afterward.  If tbe farmer desires to know how  to select good clover need ho should  learn to know weed seed as soon  a-j he looks at it. Then jf his eyesight is not good enough to distinguish ifc when it is among tho  clo\cr seed, let him spend from 00  'cent, upward for . good magnifying glass, and lot him buy no clover  and not much other ...ed until he  bin. examined it, and found it reasonably clear of the weed seed::. Tt  may be hard to find it perfectly  but there is no  ,   . , pnre,  but there is no use in buy-  eomes   interested   m   business me-  ing sm,h seed ag a H;W].)](, gok] jn  that   question,   but she   could  not  olie ]u���������������������������ld a smaI1 hox ,vilich seeni-  siy so to ihe boy, and she replied.  "Not  as .1   could love mv own- hi-  thods nnd receives a schooling that  will help to fit him for thc duties  of Iiis later life. He studies thc  best methods of breeding and producing stock arid by a system gets  the most profit out    of  his invesfc-   ^ ment.    Re learns to write business  which a little, dumpy figure in black j Alters, keep books, drive bargains,   .rj^nce/ but can"be dotoet.d'undeT  was alighting, carefully holding up niui l).V correspondence and person-   a  magnifying  glar-s.  her alpaca dress,  and  carrying in   -ll. contact    he    learns  the peculi  their  gate  a   muddy   wagon,   from  V .rninnL last year, whieh had 59.  :>JC weed seeds in ������������������ pound. The  seeds of plantain, sorrel, pigweed,  smartwecd, curjed dock and the  foxtail grass were tho most abundant in this lot, ancl oach of them  might pass' for c.ovei  . eed at first  ther��������������������������� neither docs(hc love mc, for  I am not his child."  This explanation was not then  wholly clear to Louis, but he understood that there was a barrier  between his father and Maude, and  this of itself was suflicient to draw  him more closely to the latter, who,  after that dny, cherished him. if  positive dislike to tlie   |...<__.ibk.   more  tenderiv    than i_he  oi. the poor unfortunate. Ali loved  him seemingly the more-all, save  the cruel father, who. as (he  months and years rolled on, seemed  le acquire  little boy, seldom noticing him in  any way, except to frown if he weie  brought into his sight. And Louis,  with ihe quick instinct oi' childhood, learned lo expect, nothing  from his father, whose, attention he  never tried  to attract.  Ac if to make amends fur his physical deformity, he possessed an uncommon   mind,   and  when    he  was  nearly .six years of ..ge accident, 1 .-  realed to him the reason of his father's    continued      coldness,    and  wrung from him  the first tears he  had  ever shed   for his  micfortune.  He heard one day his mother playing that God would soften hcr hus-  bannd's heart'   toward    his    poor  hunchback boy.   who    was    not to  blame for his misfortune���������������������������and laying his head upon the broad arm of  t'he chair which had been made for  him, he wept bitterly, for he know  . now why he was hot loved.    That  night, as in his crib hc lay, watching the stars which shone upon him  through  thc  window,  and wondering if in heaven there were hunchback  boys  like  him,  he  overheard  hi.s  father   talking  to   his  mother,  and the words th.'it father said were  never  forgotten   to  hi.s  dying  day'.  They  were:   "���������������������������Don't  ask ihe to  be  reconciled to a cripple!   What good  .an he do me?   He will never earn  his own living,  lame as he is. nnd  will only  be in   the way."  "Oh, 'father, father," the cripple essayed to say, bin, he could  not speak, so full of pain was his  little, bursting heart, and lhat  night  he  lay  awake,  praying  that  had done before, keeping him out  of his father's way, and cushioning  hi. little erutch.es so they could not  be heard, for she rightly guessed  that thc sound of them was hateful  t.o the harsh man's care.  Mauds was far older than her  years, and during the period of  iiine over which wc have passed so  briefly, she had matured both in  mind and body, until now at thc  ag. of twelve, she was a self-reliant little woman on whom her mother wholly depended for comfort  and counsel. Very rapidly was  Mrs. Kennedy passing from the  world and as she felt the approach  of death, she leaned more and more  upon her daughter, talking to her  often- of the fi'ture and commending Louis to her care-, when with  hcr he would be motherless.  Maude'a posilion was now a trying  one. for, when her mother became  too ill to leave her room, and the  doctor refused to hire extra help,  saying, "two great girls were help  enough," if was necessary for her  to go into the kitchen, where she  vnmly tried io conciliate old Hannah, who. "wouldn't mind a chit  of a girl, and wouldn't fret herself  either if things were not half done."  From the first Nellie resolutely  refused to work���������������������������-"it ..would    black  cd to be full  of ilowcrs.  "She must havc come to stay a  long time," thought Nellie, as she  saw the piles of baggage which thc  driver was depositing upon the  stoop. "Who can it be." she, continued, as she recalled all her aunts  and cousins, and found that none  of them answered the. description  of this woman, who knocked loudly  at the door, and then walked in to  shelter herself  from   the   storm.  "Forlcniily !"  Nellie    heard her  exclaim, a.s she left the chamber in  answer  lorn ity !  no   no.hin',   and  thc dingiest    old  OiiClOitl  ie  antics, whims and idiosyncrasies cf  peopL: generally. All this will  prove valuable to hini in later  years, when he is perhaps engaged  in some mercantile or manufacturing business, or even working for  some one else.  When you start hirn out. give him  full charge; have him understand  that he is to keep a strict and accurate debit and credit account  with his fowls, and further that the  profits of the. venture are. to belong to hirn. It is a, mistake to expect a boy to do the work while  to the summons. <T0'r-lothprs tiike t];c Profits> and it is no  No   table,   no  hat-stand,   ?v0"der that he soon loses uncres.  in the enterprise under such conditions. He should be ta light to con-'  duct his business along business  lilies, keeping strict, account of all  receipts find'expenditures, cost of  production in detail, so that ho can  know at any time just how the business is paying... After hc is once  started give him io understand  that it is up to him to keep it going, encourage him in every way,  but teach him to be self-reliant and  independent Advise hini when  necessary at times and help hira in  his correspondence, but do this  simply as an adviser and not as a  dictator. It only takes a few dollars to start a boy in the poultry  business. Start him in a _mall way  and let him expand as circumstances warrant.  lie mi .lu die.   and be    out of the  wav.  ���������������������������TKF  71TT__.r  Tiexr rm_rnr_g mr  Maude fo draw him to the churchyard where "''his other mother." as  ho called hor. was buried. Maude  complied, and when they were  there, placed him al his r>'i|iiost  upon the ground, where, stretching himself oui at his full length,  he said: "Look, Maude, won", mine  be a little .urine?" then, ore she  could "answf r the ^irango question,  lie continued, "I want to die so  bad; and if yon leave rue lying here  in the long grass inn1 be (!od'<J angel will take me up i" llr.i.en. Will  ]  be lame tin i<\ think '"'  "Oh. Loui: . Louii:, whut d<; y.������������������u  jrno.'in '.'"' cried Maude, and ���������������������������������������������- well  fi. he could, fur toai"> he Avd,  Louis lold her m1i;U he ncant.  "Lather don't h.ve me bo._ti..e  Viv lame, and he culled nie a cripple, too. What is a cripple,  Maude? Is it anything very Und."  and his beautiful brown i yo.. tin nod  anxiously  toward  hi'-, sister.  He   had   never   heard   I hat   word  before, '-^d lo him ii had a fearful  significance, even wui..e than lameness.     In   an   instant   Maude   knelt  by his side- his head  wn-i pillowed  on  her bosom,   and    iu    tiie silent  graveyard,   with     the     !|uie.L   dead  around     them,   she     s.poke   blessed  '"���������������������������words  of  comfort   to   her  brother,  telling hini what a cripple was, and  ���������������������������that because he bore tliat. name he  *> wa:; dearer far to her.  "Your father will iov . you. too."  .she said, "when lie  you are.    He loves  Ere eho could s_;  hex  hands,"   she said,  and as her  father    never     remonstrated,    she  spent her time iu reading,  admiring hcr pretty face, and drumming  upon the piano, which Maude, who  was fonder even than Nellie of music,    seldom    found time to touch.  One there, was, however, who gave  l" Maude evcry possible assistance,  tMT7rriTtf^S_^jT7lnfr^���������������������������1 f aviu g^Mn-i e cr  his hand,"  as he said,  "at everything in Marster Norton's school,"  l.e  proved of invariable service ���������������������������  sweeping,   dusting,   washing^ dishes  cleaning  knives,   and   once   ironing  Ui.   Kennedy's    shirts,    whon  old  Hannah was in what he called her  ������������������������������������������������������tantrums."    But alas  for John���������������������������-  the  entire  print   of  the  iron   upon  th-  bosom   of one.   to say  nothing  of the piles of starch upon another,  Mid more than all,  the tremendous  scolding which he received from the  ov ner  of  said   shirt,    warned  him  iii,\. r to turn laundress again, and  in distrust  he gave up his  new vocation,   devoting    his     leisure  mo-  nirnt-   to   the    cultivation   uf   .lower1,  which he carried  to    his  mis-  ires:.,   who smiled gratefully   upon  him. saying thoy were the sweetest  she  had  over smelt.    And so each  ��������������������������� noming a   fresh  bouquet, was laid j  What does it mean 1 Yoni  servant, Miss," she added, dropping a curtesy fco Nellie, who now  stood on the stairs, so as not to lose  thc place. "1 guess I've made a  mistake," said the woman: "is this  Dr. Cai'iady's?"  "It is," answered Nellie, and tho  stranger continued, "Or. Canady  who .married the widder llemington?"  "Thc same," returned Nellie,  thinking how unmercifully she  would tease Maude should this  prove to be any of her relations.  "And who be you?" asked thc  stranger, feeling a little piqued at  the  coldness  of her reception.  "I am Miss Heleiv-Dr. Kennedy's daughter," answered the  young lady, assuming an air of dignity, which was not at all diminished by the very expressive "Mortal!" which dropped from the woman's lips.  "Can I do anything for you?"  asked Nellie, and thc stranger answered: "Yes, go and call Maude,  but don't tell her who I" am."  She forgot that Nellie did not  herself know who she was, and sitting down upon her trunk, she waited while Nellie hurried io the  kitchen, wbe.c, over a- smoky fire,  Maude was trying in vain to make  a bit of nicely browned toast for  her mother, who had expressed a  wish for something good  fo eat.  "Here, Maude," called out Nel-  lTc.~\youiv"gra.Klmoth  " I guess,  nnd  wants    to see  come,  vou in the hall."  "It's Janet���������������������������it's Janet, 1 know,"  screamed Maude, and leaving her  slice of bread fo burn and blacken  before the. fire, she hurried away,  while Nellie who had heard nothing  of thc letter sent the week before,  wondered much who the "witched  ohi "thing with the "poking black  bonnet could be."  With a cry of d .light, Maude,  wound her arms around the neck  of her old nurse, whom she. know  in a moment, though Janet had  more difficulty in recognizing the  little girl of other years, in the wo-  monlv' looking  maiden   before, her.  "It beats a.) how you've changed," she said, "though your eyes  and hair arc thc same," and she  passed her hand caressingly over  the short glossy curls.    Then  look  TUBERCULOSIS IN CATTLE.  Tuberculosis or consumption in  cat-tie is an infectious and communicable disease kno^yn by the formation in the glands and other parts  of thc body of small bunches called  tubercles. If is from these tubercles that the disease receives its  name, Tuberculosis. The germs of  tuberculosis enter the body by way  of the nostrils in the air breathed,  or by way of the mouth or digestive .vac. in feed. As soon as thc  germs   enter  the  body  they  begin  GIVE US ME.N.  Give us men !  Men���������������������������from every rank.  Fresh  and  h'ce and frank;  Men  of thought and reading.  Mc_t  of  light and leading,  Men  of  loyal  breeding,  The Nation's welfare speeding;  Men  of faith and not of faction,  Men of lofty aim in action;  Givi. us men !���������������������������.1  say again���������������������������  Give us men !  Give us men !  Strong and  stalwart ones:  Men whom highest hope inspires,  Men whom purest honor fires,  -..  Alen   who     trample    ������������������cl_    beneath  them,  Alcn    who      make    their    counlrv  wreath them  As her noble sons, '  Worthy of their tfircs,  Men  who  never    shame  their  mothers.  Men who never fail their brothers..  True, however false aro others:  . Give us men !���������������������������1 any again���������������������������-  Give  us men !  Give us men !  Men who,' when the tempest gath-  ,   ev's. -  Grasp thc standard of their 'a .hers  ,   In the thickest fight:  Men who strike for home a. d altar  (Lot the coward cringe and falter),  God defend the right!  True as    truth,   though'   lorn  and  lonely,  Tender, as the brave arc only :  Men  who tread  where  saints have  trod,  Men for Country���������������������������Homo���������������������������and God :  Give us men ! I say again���������������������������again���������������������������  Give us men !  TftE"Y0(fliB~GA_iBL_n?;  Hi  Had an  Even   Chance, But   Fats  Was Against. Him.  rr.ne._ber   one   handsome young  iellew whom .1 used to meet occasion  to multiply,-slowly but surely un-j ally on the staircase who captured  iM the entire body of the animal , my youthful fancy. I met him only  becomes affected ;      such    animals   at niidday, as he. did not rise till laic,  spread th<f dhense to other animals  ���������������������������_ ta-bl ed=wi tlwf h en i-^and_-_._l_v.es���������������������������Qi^_  upon her pillow, and as she inhaled   j,^  jnU}nt.y   in  Maude's  faee    she  their perfume, she thought^ of her  N������������������-w Kngland home, which she  would never see again---thought,  too. of Janet, whose cheering words  nnd motherly aevs would be so  giateful to her now when she so  much needed care.  ���������������������������'��������������������������� "fis a long time since I've hoard  i ou ve  grown  hand-  contiriuotl  some, child." fc  !'No, no, not handsome, Janet;  Nellie is the beauty of the house.;"  and Maude shook her head mournfully." Tor on the subject of beauty,  she"was a little sensitive, her sister  pift.s consuming milk from a tuberculosis cow are liable to become affected  a.s are human  beings.  All germ diseases, and especially tuberculosis, are more liable to  affect animals that are in a rundown condition, such as cows afflicted with infectious abortion or  retained after birth, than those  that are.in a strong, healthy condition, for the reason that the animal  th.'it lacks vitality acts us a hot-bed  for the germs of diseases to propagate nnd multiply, while thc healthy, strong vigorous animal may  un rd off the disease lo some extent.  Tuberculosis being largely a  house or stable disease due to artificial life such ns being housed or  stabled, every possible precaution  should bo taken to prevent disease.  One tuberculous cow in a close,  foul, hot, badly ventilated stable is  liable, to infect all other cattle in  the barn. ' To prevent, and guard  against, disease, it is necessary to  maintain absolute cleanliness. ���������������������������-  Dr.   David  Ivoberts.  I-A. M NOTLS.  The. fanner stands at the head of  the list of long livers.   He general-  f rem  l  earns how .^oorl |  and--"  she  was  Nellie,  more  interrupted    by    Louis, on    whose  ���������������������������'���������������������������','rnind   another   truth   had.dawned,  nnd who  no'v  said,   "but iie don't  love .you as he'docs Nellie.        Why  '���������������������������ot?    Arc .you a cripple, too."  .Folding   iiin.   still     closer   in   her  ior, ' she ?a  Maude. ''.Suppose you write to  morrow, i\nd tell her I am" sick--  tell her', too, that the sight of her  would almost make me well, and  maybe she will come," and on the  sick woman's face there was a joyous expression as she thought how  pleasant it would be lo see once  more one who had breathed the air  of {he  native hills���������������������������had looked up-  ha '  always pronouncing her "a frighL," i ^ has to taj] havc|, jn,i }jjs w0,.jf jg  (,m"   !lay  l0  and manifesting a  most unamiable j -'A   !ho  op(>n   nj,.f  amj  in   an   alto-  spirit if any one complimented l1^1' | rrcihor healthy environment.    Good  digestion with him waits upon  ap-  in the least,  "What, that, yaller-haired, whit-  cd I'acc chit, who went for you'?'"  rejoined Janet. "No such thing;  but tell nie now of your inarm. How  sick is she, and what of the _little  boy?    Is he much   deformed."  ''(.Ionic in here," said Maude,  leading   the  way    info   the  parlor,  :i:i  her    Harry s    grave���������������������������nay.  had !ancj jrAwjUjj[ a chair close to Janet.  known her Harry when in life, and  wept over him in death.  Poor,    lonesome,   homesick     wo-  sh. told all she deemed it necessary  to fell.  (To b? continued.)  petite, and he eats heartily of  wholesome food, which nourishes  hh frame and makes good red  blood. Tho, dissipation and vices  of cities are. unknown fo him, although he lias his innocent pleasures, and, above all, he is a man  witn an object in life.  We. think 100 bushels of unleaehed  ashes enough for almost any crop,  an. certainly upon a light loam we  would not use more,   though  eab-  and this fact, with a certain scrupulous elegance and neatness in Iiis  'drcs.^ouKhtrto'have^Tiail^infj^auspi'.e^  that he wa_s a gambler, "in my inexperience it only invested him with a  certain romantic mystery.  One morning as i was going out to  my  very early  breakfast ut o   ch.iip  Italian   cafe   ou   Long   wharf   J   waa  flurprjned to find liim also descend inf.  the  staircase.    He  was scrupulously  dressed even at that curly hour, but  I wa.s struck by thc fact that ho was  all in black, and his^slight.figure, buttoned to the throat in a tightly-fitting  (rock coat, gave, 1" fancied, a singular  melancholy to his p'de southern f.-ee.  Nevertheless   he   greeted   me with  more than his usual sero.no cordiality,  and 1 rernenibnrori that ho looked up  with a half pur./.led, half amused expression nt thc rosy  morning sky its  lie walked a few ������������������>tops vith me down  the ck.oi.cd r-tirtct.    I' could not help  fcaying that .1   w_a  tistonished  to  see.  hini up . ) chily. and hc admitted that  it wae a !_��������������������������� ,tk iu his usual hnbit_, but  added, with  .  scmlin): significance 1  afterward   renieniberc.d.   that   it   was  "an even clmnt.  _f .ho did it ..Rain."  A_.   wo   tienred   tha   street coiner  a  man in u buggy drove up impatiently.  In spite of the driver's evident haste  my   handsome   nccpinintanac.   got  in  leisurely  and, liituig  his glossy  hat  to me with a pleasant, smile., was driven away.   3. hnva a very lasting recollection of hifi face ar.d figure us the  buggy  disappeared down    the empty  street.    I  never saw  him  ..Ruin,    ft  wae   not   uniil   n   week   later thiif   I  know that an hour  after he left mo  that morning he was lyinj.. dead in :i  little hollow behind the Mission Dolores,   shot,   through   the   heart   in   a  duel for which he had iimon :\o early.  -���������������������������'Ere!. ��������������������������� Mnrte's    "Tinder    the    Ked-  wcods."  ie  "No, my clear boys," said  new teacher. "I don't approve of  using a strap" (enthuuiastio, and  long-continued applause). "No,"  went on the gentleman, when (he  noise subsided, "1 am firmly con  vinced that a stout cane ia more  effective."  ���������������������������*_  _  :  IS  ���������������������������v 'A <*  -. v .   >��������������������������� \ n ������������������IM  'THE DOCTOR SAID  HE COULD NOT-LIVE  jAn Almost Fatal Illness Following  an Attack of LaBrippa,  The  danger from grip is seldom  ���������������������������*ver when the characteristic symptoms, the fevor,  the headache and  (the   depression      of   spirits,    pass  j������������������w;ty.   Grip leaves behind it weak-  .wcd    vital    power3,   thin,   watery  frlood, impaired digestion and ovor-  jsensilivo nerves���������������������������a  condition   that  pakca tho system an easy prey fo  pneumonia, bronchitis, rheumatism,  nervous prostration ancl loven consumption.    Too much strens cannot  jbo   laid    on    the    importance   of  strengthening the blood and nerves  (during convalescence, and for this  {purpose   no    othor    medicine  can  qual    Dr,  Williams'    Pink   Pillo,  '.ich "contain  the  elements necessary to enrich the blood and restore  (jroakened  nerves.    Mr.   James   L.  (Whitman, Mulgravo, N. S., Bays:--  . "Following  a severe  attack  of .a  prippa  i was completely  prostrated.    Tho  doctor.who attended  me  jWkid that my whole system had gone  wrong.    My heart was affected, j_y  iki.neys  weakened,   digestion    impaired,  and  to  make    the trouble  worse  I had "a. hemorrhage  of the  bowels, and nearly.bled to death.  }fhe   doctor  s;.kl  I could  not live,  end told my wife to 1.11 mc that t  ]iu.d better settle up my worldly affairs.    I did  not care to  live,  mv  Bufferings were so intense.   I could  hot sleep, my ankle.1. an_l feet wero  swollen, and my    conplexion- very  yellow.      Friends curne  to see me  for tho last timo, and one of these,  piore hopeful than the others, jscr-  jBuadcd   mc to    try   Dr.   Williams'  Pink Pills.    While I had but little  faith tliat they would help me I decided to try them.    Quite soon they,  ,f������������������_m. _ to benefit rae, for my appetite improved ancl my heart became  ������������������fcrcfi_g������������������r.     Continuing   thc   use   of  ihe Pills it was not long before I  .was able to be out of bed, and af-  (tcr using fifteen bo^ss I am in good  ^ealth for _ man of my age.     The  (doctor and thoso who know of my  fcase look upon nie as a living won-  jder, aa none of them expected rae  io get better."  , You can ge. Dr. Williams' Pink?  jPills from any medicine dealer or  bv mail at 50 cents a box'-or six  boxca for $2.50 from The Dr. Willi .ms' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont^   ' "   '  VEGETABLE DISHSS.  Potato Dumplings.���������������������������Grate six  cold boihd white potatoes and mix  with -them throe tablespoonfuls of  fiour-and two level tcaspoonfuls of  baking powder. Add one tablespoonful of melted butter, one beaten egg, a. little salt, and a sprinkle  of nutmeg or paprika. Form into  balls, boil in salted water for about  ten minutes, and' serve with thc  following sauce: Take one small  can of tomato soup, dilute with one-  quarto r the wnounb of water, sea-  Son with salt, pepper, and a tablespoonful of grated cheese. Pour  over dumplings and serve hot,  hearty enough bo cat without meat.  _3 .ked^Giinn_<I^Goni.:=T-alco.  *  HOME. .  >an of corn, divide it in two layers,  putting cracker crumbs and bits of  butter between each layer. Cover  the corn wilh a pint of milk ant!  bake half hour.  Baked Tomatoes.���������������������������Cut out centers of tomatocH, chop with a few  Vend crumbs; add celery enough  to flavor, also _ little parsley, bitt-  . icr, pepper..J. ry. two slices bacon  brown and cut in small pieces and  add. Fill tomatoes and place in  baking pan with bits of butter.  Bake slowly one-half hour. Fine  served with fish or game.  APPLES.  Frosted Apple ..���������������������������-This is a most  delicious dish I'or breakfast and one  whieh is easily prepared and will  bc moat; cordially welcomed by any  housewife. Core r.nd stew five  large apples until the skins come  off easily. Pit, wash, and quarter  ten plump dales. Aa each apple is  peeled dip ib into clarified butter,  cover with pulverized sugar, and  fill each apple with dates. Bake  in a slow oven until they sparkle.  Scalloped Apples.���������������������������Measure two  even cupfuls of line bread crumbs.  Pour over -the top _ quarter of a  cup of melted butter. Mix two  tablespoonfuls o.p sugar with grated yellow rind and thc juice of one  lemon and four gratings of nutmeg. Butter a baking dish and  Scatter in somo crumbs. Put in  one pint of sliced, pared, and  cored apples. Scatter one-half of  tho seasoning; another pint of ap-  files, tho remainder of the seasoning, and cover with the last of the  c.i'uinbs. ITut n. cover on the dish  and bake twenty minutes; uncover  and bake bwchby minutes more.  PARTY DAINTIES.  Chicken.���������������������������Mince the white of  roast chicken and mix ib with half  a canful of French mushrooms  chopped fine, and a half cupful of  chopped English walnuts ; season to  taste with pepper "and salt, and  moisten with melted butter; put the  mixture between slices of whole  wheat bread.  Walnut.���������������������������Shell English walnuts,  blanch and chop, and to every  tablespoonful of nuts allow a good  half tablespoonful of cream cheese;  rub well together and spread on  thin slices of crustless white or  graham bread.  Peanut.���������������������������Shell and -skin freshly  roasted peanuts and roll them to  fine crumbs on a pa .try board. Add  salt to taste and mix fche powdered  nuts with enough frenh green cheese  to make a paste than can be easily  spread on unbuttoved bread. Keep  in a cold, damp place until wanted.  Olive.���������������������������Stone and pound to a  paste one dozon large olives and  blend into a small cupful of mayonnaise dressing. Butter thin sliced of graham or brown bread,  spread with the olive paste, take  off thc crust and cut in halves.  Ham and Dill.���������������������������Cut thin slices of  rye or graham bread, butter and  lay between the slices two thin  slices of ham and thin slices of dill  pickle.   Cut lengthwise.  Meat Sandwiches.���������������������������Take one cupful of any cold left over meat, a  little canned tomato, one small onion if liked, small cold boiled potato, and one beaten egg. Chop  all together and fry in small patties and you will have a tasty"and  cheap sandwich meat,  Deviled Ham.���������������������������A delicious, filling  is* made by mixing together equal  quantities of deviled ham and chili  sauce. Spread the mixture between  slices of thinly cut bread, whieh  may be lightly buttered if desired.  These 'sandwiches may be cub in  fanciful shapes, to be served at either ��������������������������� St. Valentine or " birthday  luncheons.  - Dream Sandwiches.���������������������������Chop one-  half cupful of pecan meats, one-half  cupful stoned raisins, one apple,  and add juice of half a lemon, one  dessert .spoonful of sugar; mix.  Spread lightly between buttered  bread. ��������������������������� >-  Fudge Sandwich.���������������������������Two cups of  sugar, half cup of milk, butter size  of an egg. Boil until it forms a  ball in coI:l watcr. Set away until  cold, then beat until creamy, adding ������������������ne-half cup of chopped nuts,  pour into a pan which has been covered on the bottom ��������������������������� wijh oiled  paper. Sob away. Use tlie above  recipe,-but brown sugar instead of  white, and one-eig'htli cake of chocolate. Boil until it forms a ball  in cold water, set away until cold,  then beat.until creamy, adding one-  half cup of chopped nuts. Spread  on top of thc white. Set away for  a few seconds, then-cub in squares.  This is delicious and easily made.  fib in it quite snugly. When pillows  are in tubes the effect is very soft  and pretty.  Use for Old Comforbs.���������������������������If you  have a single bed or crib in need  of a nice, comfortable mattress, try  this plan. Sew up quilt or comfort  like a pillowslip, according lo  measurement of bed. Now tear up  newspapers in pieces about the size  of a plate and crush by rolling between 'hands. Fill the slip made  with paper until you get thc desired  thickness and sew end of slip. If  turned each day v il J .lay springy  and soft, making a dandy mattress.  Lengthening Bed Clothes. ��������������������������� So  many blankets and comforters are  just long enough to cover the lop  of thc bed. J.omedy this by sewing  across one end of the cover a- strip  of any desired material of thc same  width as5vlhe cover and about fourteen inches long. This extra piece  con then bc tucked under thc mattress at the foot, leaving no chance  for the "fell ones" to be left out  in the cold.  "SALAD A" is grown in the finest tea gardens 0f  the Island of Ceylon, picked every day and reaches  you not later than fifteen vveeks after being gathered. Its native purity and fine flavour are preserved  air-tight   sealed "SALADA" /packets.   You  in  are guaranteed tea of unvarying good quality.  ._���������������������������������������������_.  WEATHER TAIJLF;.  !>_���������������������������. ITers.bid's Predictions Will bc  Foin.il Valuable.  If the moon changes at 12 o'clock  noon, the-weather immediately afterward Avill be very hot if in summer, and there will be snow and  rain  in winter.  If between 2 and <1 p.m. : fair in  both  summer and winter.  If between <i and G o'clock p.m.,  changeable in summer; fair and  mild in winter.  Between G and 10 p.m.: in sum-"  mer, fair if the wind is northwest;  rainy if south or southwest; in winter, fair and frosty, if the wind is  north or northwest; rainy if south  or southwest.        ��������������������������� -  Between 10,and 12 p.m.; fair in  summer; frosty in winter.  Between 13 at night and 2 o'clock  a.m. : fair in summer and frosty in  winter, unless the wind is from the  south or' southwest.  Between 2 and _ o'clock a.m. :  cold and showery in tho summer  and snow and storm in' the winter.  Between 4 and 6 a.m.; rainy both  in winter and summer.  Between 6 and 8 a.m. : wind and  rain in the summer,, stormy in the  winter."  .Between 8 and 10 a.m.: changeable in thc summer; rain with a  westerly wind, and snow with an  easterly wind in the winter.  Between 10 and 12 o'clock a.m.:  showery in summer, and cold and  windy in winter.  i_ o i -  Ask your grocer for a package to-day.  You'll like it.  MUSHROOM POISONING.  COY1.RE& WITH -ECZEM A.  Vet Zaui-Buk Cured Hi _i.  " THE BEDROOM.  To Wash Comforts.���������������������������To wash  comforts, have i strong suds with  half a'cupful of borax in thc bathtub. Fold the comfort with all  edges outside, lay it in the hot  water, and leave for an hour. Then,  with a brush not harsh enough to  injure thc cover, go over all thc  soiled places; take thc washboard;  inverted, and pound thoroughly  turning the comfort, but. keeping it  in folds. When it looks clean, put  a couple of slick's over tho tub and  hang the comfort lo drip while thc  water in tub is changed. Lay it in  again and pound again. Hang up  again to drip. Have two lines parallel in the yard and put Lhe comforts over both. If there is both  sun and wind the drying will bo  easy.  Roll for Bed.���������������������������Material: One  and -one-half yards of cambric of  any color, thirty-six inches wide;  two and one-fourth yards of while  dotted mull, or any other,thin material ; seven ancl one-half yards of  lace, three inch.es wide, or a ruffle  of white dotted mull edged with  l;;cc may bc used; live and one-half  yards of beading; five and one-half  yards of ribbon ; two and one-half  yards of wide ribbon. How to  make: Sew thc colored cloth on selvage edges to form a tube. Sew  thc white cloth in thc same manner.  Sew lace and beading around white  tube, leaving back half of ends free.  Tie ends of tube with wide ribbon  after placing pillows in tube. Hun  tho marrow ribbon through tho  beading. The colored tube may be  buttoned at ends or left as long as  the white tube. The inside tube  ���������������������������should be made so that pillows will  Uv. A. M. Brooks, of Wellington  ."treat,  Steelton, says:  "Ton mouths _^r. I contracted  -ezcmi*. whieh at first appeared on  *~v neck, later spreading to my  "hesfc and body. I be_*n doctoring;, b ii ft instead" of the disease  h'An _ cheeked ib showed, signs ol-  beenniin . worse ; and rny neck,  chest, and v\y whole body was soon  ���������������������������n a frightful condition. The skin  . cl .ally   peeled   off,    leaving    thc  ilAQlt --"___������������������ ____  "T suffered cruellv fr.m tin? terrible itching and soreness, and was  "Vnpl .(������������������������������������������������������_>' confined to the house.  [Vol- seeing or feeling any improvement, I next resorted to the ordinary .salves and ointments recore-  ?-i. i.d<������������������d for skin diseases, but al-  fhotiph I gave <\'ich preparation a  fair trial, none seemed powerful  ���������������������������"���������������������������nous,'!)- to being -about -,. -cure- until  T" began   using _om-.uk.  "From the first application of  '���������������������������y������������������M.-Bnk I hud some roll's.. and as  [ ..crsfvored wilh its use daily the  ���������������������������w .��������������������������� .ness vn>i by decrees drawn out  '*_ d the intense iV'hin . nnd achinc-  eomnl .rely vitiidird. In the end it  vovkod a complete cure."  If you suffer from any akin dn-  nft?c don't make tho above mi.tsk. .  nnd lev all sorts of thin. _ beforo  '".m-Biik. Gel Zam-Uult first'  l.czoma, ulcers;, _bscc_se..., poisoned  wounds, cuts, cold sores, sea In  sores, face eruptions, ol.sv_s, red,  rough patches���������������������������u,ll are healed and  Cured by Zam-Buk. Best balm for  babies' rashes. All drug.iats and  Korea ab 50c. box. or post free from  . am-Buk   Co..  Toronto,  for prico.  Tho Way It Acts and How It Should  Be Treated.  When one considers the frightful  consequences of gathering and eating  poisoning mushrooms in mistake for  the edible variety it is little short of  marvelous that one without knowledge  should dare go into the fields and  woods and pick and eat' any of thc  fungi growing-there.'  ]f one is thoroughly familiar with  a particular variety of edible mushroom and ean distinguish it at sight  from all others, however similar in  color and form, ifc is-safe to eat that  particular variety but- one must- beware of other kind3 that resemble it,  for, however slight the-difference in  appearance, one may be "edible nnd  the other poisonous. There ia no absolute rule for distinguishing the  edible from the poisonous kinds, and  it is better, therefore, to give no general rules, but to follow only one.  Suspect, every mushroom which you  do not knovr-positively tobc edible.  To'this rule perhaps may be'added  a second: L&nrxx io distinguish the  white spored agarics and avoid them  all, for, although there is an edible  specie*, it requires an expert to tell  it, and the poison of another species  is deadly, and there is no known antidote for it.  The chief poisons in mushrooms urev|  two in number���������������������������muse .Tin and phallin.  The first of these produces symptoms  resembling those, of alcoholic intoxication, followed by convulsions or  paralysis, collapse and death from  heart failure.". These symptoms come  on soon after the mushrooms have  been' eaten.  In poisoning by phallin the symptoms do not appear until several hours  after the meal.    They resemble chol- j  cra_ beginning���������������������������wilh'severe abdominal ;  pain,    soon   followed  , by   vomiting, :  purgin.   and collapse. . . j  In all cases  of .mushroom ��������������������������� poison- j  ing,  vomiting should be induced as j  soon as possible, and a large dose of '  castor oil mar" be /riven to hasten the  elimination of any as yet unabsorbed  portions of tho mushroom.  Stimulants, are needed to support  the heart, and milk containing an  abundance of magnesia or bicarbonate  of sodium uiay be given.  Injections of a se.it solution into  the veins and���������������������������in case   of   muscann  An  Indian Crime. .,  The Occidental reader who shrugs  his shoulders deploringly over the  evils of Indian caste has little conception of what suffering .the custom  involves. Its tragedies extend even  to the humble, commonplace matte en  of evory-day life. A little incident ���������������������������  needs no comment.  ' Stones and flying slicks were thrown  at a little pariah girl whose shadow.  ������������������s sho passed, deiilecl the food of a,  Brahrnin: - D   ,  ' He merely threw away the rice,  which the dogs soon "finished. But  tlie bystanders, who witnessed the  girl's insolence in going so near a  holy man���������������������������ehe, s"o base and umvorthy  ���������������������������-flew at the unhappy creature, wh<������������������;  ran away screaming, and dropping -  the load of wood she was carrying on  her back���������������������������From "Enchanted India." .  Lots of Vowels.  '  o ���������������������������       ��������������������������� ' '  In   the   Hawaiian'language  every,  word ends in a vowel.   A Hawaiian..^,  finds  it  almost   impossible  'to pro-*v  nounce two consonants together; and;-  in England he has the- greatest-diffi-'-  eulty in pronouncing   any word ending *  with" a  consonaut.    Mr. Hale ih hia '  Polynesian grammar says: "In all tho .  Polynesian   dialects    every    syllable _  must terminate in a vowel", and two  consonants are never heard without- a  vowel   between   them.    Il  is   chiefly,  to this peculiarity that the softness of".  these languages  is  to  be attributed. "���������������������������  The longest syllables have only three".  letters, and many- syllables ittcsist ol  a single rowel.". -Again, no syllable, ;  as a general rule/ in the. Bantu family -  of African .speech can erid.in a con-:">.  sonant, but only in vowels. -;  ;\  poiso'uiHg���������������������������hypodermic injection ot  atropin .are often employed by physicians with benefit.  Clothes Pole.���������������������������Made of a broomstick to which six double hooks arc  fastened lengthwise, three on each  side, and a large screw eye in one  end to hang up by. Fine where  space is limited, as it will hang in  a corner.    ,      Oh, That There Were Others I *. >  . They knew she had lived abroad for"  , a-couple of year3, they ������������������aid:   Why,did".  she never speak of ...it?.    ; .*_    ';  .  '..".used- to  once  in  awhile/.she.,  answered, "but not any more-after, I-.  met the two Brooklyn girls who, had-  traveled" all  over .the "world,   'They  cured  me,   Jt was  'When I.was in".  China/ or 'When I was in Japan,''or-  'When 1 wont through the Black' forest,' or 'WhenT took a sail clown-the  Bed Sea/ imtil th. y just about bored;  me to death.    I said, to myself .then'  that I/-would e^er spare my friends,  -and 1 havc kept my word."  " All His Fortune.'  ,Onc   clay   before   hie,   marriage   the  Rev. Sydney Sniith rim into the room5  where his fiancee was,-Hung into her  lap   six small teaspoons which "from  much wear had become the ghotits ol  their former selves" and said, 'There..'  Kate, you lucky girl, I give you nil  my fortune/'  He gave her, ho'wevor,'  what  he  did   not mention," his  fjr.e  character   and   gn������������������. I   talent .and   ia  every way  proved  himself an  excel-"  ���������������������������lent=h u .band _ _ZZ~__T~  HOTEL TRAYMORE  ON Till. OCEAN FI.ONT.  ATLANTIC CfTY, N. J.  THE LAUNDRY.  To Wash Blankets.--For two  blankets take three tablespoonfuls  bora?:, one and one-half bars soap,  and three quarts watcr; dissolve  over the fire.' Pour into a tub of  hike warm watcr; leave blankets  in this over night. Then rinse in  waters of same temperature without  any rubbing until thev water is  clear; hang up without wringing,  being careful not to stretch the  edges. When partly d;y beat with  rattan'boater, to raise tiie nap.  A nuira.ORonl Un-������������������torj lira-pron. addition I.i liu. b.tnf em_p.������������������ta_, imtting this ...mou.j  lioatfllry IWo uowo.t _i. I roo.it np-t?-_*t. ������������������f Atlantic Citr tV������������������t.li. A ���������������������������������������������* r������������������*tur������������������ It ._��������������������������� ������������������i������������������u _ _1  _Uo nt tlio bod room i, ayur.x,<i:ii. 13 fttet s _u,. r������������������.  Erory no in ooi_ni,.H'Ji an ucu.ut y_ w, k������������������t_ _tUc.h������������������il with '���������������������������_ ami (r������������������������������������h n .t������������������r.     .Iie>&l<  ...... in ���������������������������*..������������������<.    .lubor.   Ti������������������nip������������������>r_������������������um r������������������c_l������������������t������������������_  l������������������y TiWrmowUdt, ��������������������������������������������� UU.it .!������������������T������������������lj)OB.������������������iit U  6t������������������_,u boiitlng. ���������������������������: .lojilion* la JV.ryr'JOai, a<rU\>riril������������������i������������������i. C*. ������������������.clt/ 600. tVrlt* _ r lllu.trat.U  bDuklot.  CHARLES O. MARQUETTE,  Manager.  TRAYAIORE HOTEL. COHPANY,  D. S. WHITE, Pr������������������sid������������������nk.  r*  -���������������������������.UL JL  23 Fest _������������������rt������������������ by 6 Feat Beam.  12   h.p.   Fairbanks-Morse   Marine   Dnuble  Cylinder   Engine  Very strong Hull, built for ke&vy seas. Boa*  fitted with Conboy Automobile- Tep ancl largo  wicker chairs. Complete outfit of tools, etc., afl1  in first-class order.   In use only a short time.  This Mt kMM'Mi at'a Sacrifice "at -:Afeoyo'' Prico  Gox 2i?p 73 West ActeiMtfo .i\ ?_������������������_v'a. '���������������������������J  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, March 17, 1910  Every Lady  is to be  admired  whose skin is smooth and  . velvety, unmarred by the  lines of time or by exposure to wind and sun. They  are the users of our Violet  Talcum Powders ��������������������������� pure  and harmless and delicately perfumed.  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St. Enderby  ENDERBY PRESS  Published  every   Thursday at  Enderby, B.C. at  52 per year, by the Walker Press.  Advertising Rates; Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising. $1 an inoh per month.  Legal Notices:   10c a line first insertion; 6c a line  -each subsequent insertion.  Reading Notices and Locals: 10c a line.  MARCH 17, 1910  BUILDING ON CITY GROUNDS  in bulk and package  L. L. May's Seeds, 3 for    ���������������������������  Steele -Briggs'        6 for    ���������������������������  Plunket & Savage, 6 for    ���������������������������  10c  25c  25c  The action of the executive of thc  ���������������������������Northern Okanagan Poultry Association at its last meeting, in'deciding  I to appeal to the City Council in or-  ���������������������������der to learn definitely what is going  | to he done in the matter of the erection of a suitable public building on  i the Recreation Ground, will no doubt  I meet with tlie approval of all per-  ! sons interested in the progress of the  I town and .district. This is tlie first  ; matter that must be settled before  . the Association can go forward in  ; thc preparations for next winter's  ��������������������������� poultry show. Arrangements must  ��������������������������� be made for thc accommodation of at  i  j least 800 birds, the officers of the  | Association tell us, and there is no  ! building now available in Enderby  large enough to accommodate that  number of birds, and unless some assurance is .received that such a building will be available, it is up to thc  Association to make other arrangements. The building to be asked for  will cost in the neighborhood of  $3,000. It is not the object of the  Poultry Association to-ask the use of  the building rent free. The poultry-  men propose to rent it from the City  just as any other organization would  Fresh Groceries always in stock.  Wheeler & Evans  City Meat Market  THOS. E_ WOODS, Proprietor  be called upon to do.   The City will  Just arrived: Shipment of Spring sooner or later be compelled to erect  Hats, in latest Styles and Shades j such a   building  on the   recreation  | ground if we are to take care of the  [needs of our   varied    industries,  and  I  encourage     their    development.     An  exhibition building on the grounds,  [which could be held by the City and  rented at a nominal rate to any institution having for its object the  development of the town and district  and the entertainment of the citizens  of the community, would by a great  convenience to all. The plans of thc  building to be asked for, show a  structure 150 feet iu length, and with  a width, including the wings, of 80  feet. This would give an exhibition  hall in the second story of the main  structure which could bc rented to  thc Poultry Association or any other  | organization, to be used for exhibits.  'The lower floor could be turned into  a skating rink in the winter season,  and the rental paid by the curling  club and skating rink promoters,  would pay the city good interest on  the amount invested.  It is not the intention of anyone in  this section to  organize anything of  fall show.   The fair  The best Fresh,  Salt and Cured  Meats;' chicken and Fresh Fish  .. weekly; eggs and vegetables  Orders by Mail  receive   our   prompt  attention.  Private  Livery  not last long thereafter;^ A dispatch  from Quesnel, March 9th, says: "Mr.  John Houston, the pioneei. newspaperman, died here at 3:30 o'clock  yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Houston,  who was on her way from Ashcroft  in a special stage, travelling day and  night, did not reach here in time to  see hcr husband alive. Death was  peaceful, the sick man being conscious for half an hour before thc  end. ���������������������������  For the past six days Mr. Houston  had suffered terribly, his pain being  interrupted at times by protracted  periods of unconsciousness. Thc  physicians in attendance state that  the man must have been in agony for  the past three months owing to weak  heart action and internal troubles,  whicli were the it .mediate cause of  death. Everything was done for thc  sick man on his arrival here from the  north.  The body, left here last night by  special stage for Nelson.  <������������������^ .<s)i_x&.)������������������_D3*������������������)^^ <&s)������������������X!)$X_x������������������_D<S>(^^  QUEEN'S  OWN RE-UNION  Rubber-tired Single and Double  rigs;   stylish drivers;   new harness; everything up-to-date and  well-kept.    When you wish a rig!  for a Sunday drive,  speak for it Ithe nature of a  early, as my finest turn-outs are i f *���������������������������**���������������������������e  is   creditable enough  ' for the whole of the Northern Okana-  Several thousands of former members of the Queen's Own Rifles will  assemble from all parts of the continent at Toronto next June, for a reunion in celebration of the Semicentennial of the regiment. The festivities will commence Saturday,  June 18th, with a reception at Government House, his Honor, the Lieutenant-Governor, like many other notables, being an ex-member of the  crack regiment. On Sunday a monster church parade of ex-members and  the present members will he a unique  affair. During the week, grand historical pageants on a scale only  equalled at the Quebec Tercentenary,  will be given by several thousand  performers on the Rosedale Athletic  Grounds. In addition, there will be  numerous social meetings of the old  comrades.  In nearly every town and city in  the Dominion, and in many in the  United States and elsewhere, are men  who have served in the. Queen's Own,  and the Semi-Ccntennial committee is  desirous, of getting personally in  touch with as many of them as possible. To that end, it will greatly  facilitate* matters if the ex-members  who see this  will at once communi-  ���������������������������    r_  cate with the permanent secretary,  Mr. G. I. Riddell, 36 King St., East,  Toronto, and prevail upon all the  other ex-members they know���������������������������to do  the same. Mr. Riddell will promptly  send them particulars.  usually spoken for in advance.  ���������������������������Anor-Ma-tthews"-  ran,  and Enderby is prepared to lend  every-assistance in making the _Arn>  SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION  The annual convention of the Sunday Schools of the Okanagan District will be held at Summerland on  March 23-4. A splendid programme  has been arranged, in which Mr. Bell  and Mr. Fortune are advertised to  participate' from Enderby.  You are no doubt looking for  Garden Seed.  We Stock  RENNIE'S  Recognized the BEST  Also Common Red Clover Seed,  Alfalfa,   .  Alsik������������������,  White Dutch,  Timothy.  As you are no doubt aware, there are  three qualities in Clover Seed. We  stock only the first quality. It is freer  . from weed seed, and the difference in  cost is but a cent or two, so it pays to  buy the best. See our seeds and get  our prices before buying.  ��������������������������� N. B.: Ask for < one of our  latest Grocery Price Lists.  [9}  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.   f  Leaders in General Merchandise and Supplies &  Cliff Street  strong   allair    a  ENDERBY  Hotel   c    _     huge  success.   But  Enderby I Enc^er,:)y 'las taken well-merited pride  in the poultry show, and it is the  purpose of our sister towns to lend  all the assistance necessary to make  the Enderby poultry show a credit  to the Valley. But however earnest  and willing our poultrymen of Enderby nnd  sister    towns   may  be, their  The Home of the Old-Timer jcfIortsCful 1)C ,)ut partly successful ir  and the abode of the New- jtI,cy hftV0 to sllift from place t0  Comer. All will find a warm! l^J^^T* " "^ * h������������������ld  Welcome at the"pioneerhOUSO |    jf there was no   other good reason  and you'll be made tO feel at for the ddmnnd tor an exhibition hull  home, no matter when you!Uiiit in im of the poultry show is  han__ UD-VOUr hat 'stiflicicnt to warrant the city  taking  ��������������������������� "   ' I up the matter,    but   there are other  ! good reasons as well. Such a build-  ' ing would serve Lhe interests of the  ' town in many ways already recognized. As quarters for the band, thc  rifle association, and other semi-public organizations, it would be ideal.  In view of the fact that the band has  been driven out of the practice-room  in the school house, and the City  Hall is considered too sacred a place  by thc city fathers, some other practice room must be found if we are to  havc a city hand, and no better  place could be found than the proposed building on thc recreation  ground.  H. W. WRIGHT, Proprietor  Enderby  OVER 6S YEARS'  PERIENCC  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac  Anyone sending a skotch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion froe wbothor au  Invention Is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on I .itonts  Bent froe. Oldest aconcy forsocurinirpatenti.  .atonts takon. through Munn <fc Co. receive  tpeclalnotice, without charge, In the  Scientific American.  A handsomely Illustrated weekly, lawst circulation of any sclentlllc journal. Terms for  C. nada, $3.75 a year, postage prepaid, bold by  all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.36,Bfoadw^ New York  Branch Office. C25 F 8 U Washington, V. C.  JOHN HOUSTON IS DEAD  John Houston was well enough to  sit up and laugh at thc first report  published  of his    death.   But he did  Kill time and Time will kill you.  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, B. C.  DONTFATTtENr  When for a very reasonable figure you can buy a  bungalow, with hardwood floors, open fireplace, bath,  W. C., sink, range, hot and cold water laid on, electric light, telephone and all modern conveniences. Up-to-date  stable with loose boxes. Situated on one of the best building  sites in the Northern Okanagan, with glorious view of Enderby  and surrounding country.   Apply at once���������������������������  GARDOM BROS., 800* Granville St., Vancouver, B. C.  We can  still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall-fed  beef  cut at the present time  on  CHINAMEN  are NOT employed for milling or packing  SEAL OF ALBERTA FLOUR  Therefore, from a HEALTH stand point, it is  better.       For Sale by���������������������������  WALTER     ROBINSON  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. In addition to my  buggies, cutters and sleighs, my  blacksmith shop and wagon works, I  have placed in stock a complete outfit of single and double harness, lap  robes, blankets, brushes, curry combs  and horsemen's supplies. Everything  new, and the best. Call and inspect.  I believe I can save money for you.  Wm. H." Hutchison  ENDERBY  F. T. TURNER  Plumbing and Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles Rep a red  Rear Evans Blk Enderby  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Enderby, B.C.  Contractors & Builders  Estimates Furnished and Work Guaranteed  >_  ���������������������������_���������������������������  .'_  _  I  _ .*  /}  4'5  Thursday, March 17, 1910  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Closing Out Prices  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Haying disposed of our nursery grounds tb 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.   Let me price your list.  10,000 shade trees, in all sizes and prices.  from   $3.00 per  CULTIVATION OF  THE ROSE  Greenhouses full of plants in all sizes and  100 pots up. ^  prices,  ���������������������������JVC. J.; HENRY    .  OFFICE AND PACKING GROUNDS  . '  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver  Bank of ..Montreal  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 Rest, $12,000,000'  Undivided Profits,  $699,969.88 .  Honorary President, Rt. Hon. LORD STRATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL, O. C. M. G.  President, Hon.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND. K. C. M. G.  Vice-President and General Manager,   SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON. Bart.  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.,  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT S^J^MSS.fiw^  ���������������������������^Branches in Okanagan District: Enderby, Armstrong, -Vernon, Kejowna and Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON, Esq., Manager, Vernon A. E. TAYLOR, Manager. EndeiAy  Finest in the Country  "Enderby is a charming: villiage with city. airs.  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandon  off his feet he came here, and now owns one of  V . finest :brick hotels in. the. country.^ - Although  Paddy,is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his.  : . hotel the. King Edward.;. In addition to the excellence of the meals,-breakfast is served ;up: to 10 ,  ..   o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists."  (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.) . .,  King Edward Hotel, gPlk_URP9^iiderby  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������_������������������������������������������������������������������������  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������  Hazelmere Poultry Ranch  .  &  White Holland Turkeys  Toulouse Geese  & White and Partridge Wyandottes  Send for my mating list giving all the information of my winnings.  My Partridge Wyandottes are the besf on the Pacific Coast.  N. B. ���������������������������A few S. C. White Leghorns and White Wyandotte cockerels  for sale, from same strains as my winners.   Prices on application.  T MRS. WADDELL, Prop.  Enderby, B. C. ^  A $125  Typewriter  for 17c a Day!  One of these machines presented  early injif e to your boys and girls' will be  the commencement of a practical business career in the home that should  add inestimably to their training and  ���������������������������experience.   For particulars apply to���������������������������  The Oliver Typewriter Co.  ' The Oliver Typewriter Building:, Chicago, 111.  H. M. WALKER, Local Agent  The rose garden must not be situated under the branches of trees and  should be placed well away from all  tree and shrubbery growth, as the  roots of these extend much further  than their branches. Select, if possible, and "open" situation, i.e.,  where the plants will get plenty of  air and sunshine. It is not necessary, nor even desirable, however,  that there should be unbroken sunshine all day, especially during the  summer. A southeastern exposure  is probably the ideal one in which  the garden will reach its fullest development, but the' flowers will retain their dewy morning freshness  longer (and it is in the early morning that the rose is at its best) if  beds are placed where the morning  sun is slow in reaching.  The ideal soil is what may be  termed a- clay -loam.' -This is of an  adhesive nature, but should be sufficiently porous to permit the ready  drainaige of water. Any good garden  soil, however, which will produce  good vegetables, will, with proper  fertilization, yield very fine roses.  A too heavy soil may be improved by  .working in a little coarse sand, and  vice versa.  Fertilizers, while not a very pleasant topic or article to handle, is,  nevertheless, a most important one.  Animal, manure, from one to two  years old, is, where it can be obtained, the most,, desirable. Cow  manure is generally preferred by ros-  arians. ��������������������������� It can be used most liberally  without any danger from burning; it  is also most useful in holding moisture in ' the soil. Horse manure,  when new, is very heating and should  not be used while in this condition  except as a winter" mulch. Hog,  sheep and chicken manure are also  very useful. The last two should,  however, be used very sparingly.  Ground bone is the most useful of  the commercial" fertilizers. This may  be obtained, in several degrees of  fineness. My own'practice is to mix  fine bone" meal; medium' ground bone  and coarse crushed bone. In this  way I obtain both immediate and  lasting results. This may be used-  separately, -or to supplement animal  manures. After the beds are well  dug, scatter the bone' oh the surface  until:the ground is nearly covered;  then, with the use of a fork, it can  be quickly and thoroughly mixed into  the already fined soil. Nitrate of  soda, an odorless article resembling  a /coarse, brownish, damp "salt, ^is  useful in promoting, quick growth. It  should be scattered thinly' (about a  good tablespoonful to a plant) on the  surface after plants have leaved out.  Where .plenty of animal manure is  available, it is generally best to let  artificial fertilizers alone, 'for if injudiciously used, harm often results.  Air-slacked - lime is also very benefi-"  cial., A large handful to the plant,  scattered on the surface in early  APXiLjaLnd^again^in^midsummer^is^usr.  ually very helpful, acting both as a  sweetener of the soil and fertilizer.  Where the best attainable results  are desired, the beds should be  trenched to a depth of 15 to 18 inches  ���������������������������i. e., the soil should be removed to  that depth, well pulverized, mixed  with from one-third to one-fourth of  its bulk with well-rotted animal  manure,  and" when" returned" should  stand three or four inches higher  than surrounding soil. It will settle  quickly at the first heavy rain. In a  low situation, or where the water  does not quickly disappear after a  rain, drainage will. be necessary.  This may be effected by removing another section of soil about 8 to 12  inches, and filling in with stones,  broken bricks, or other similar substance, the smaller pieces on top and  the whole given a coating of gravel  or ashes to prevent the soil washing  through. The soil taken out at this  depth is, especially in the Bast, usually quite incapable of supporting  plant life, and should be removed  from the premises.  I cannot emphasize too- strongly,  the importance of thorough preparation of soil. Do not leave the manure in layers or lumps, but break it  up and mix until there are neither  lumps of manure nor soil to be  found. You will, of course, use the  best obtainable soil for your rose  beds. Two-thirds of your success is  dependable upon preparation, the  other tliird upon your selection of  the plants.���������������������������Geo. H. Patterson, the  Roseman, Fair Lawn, N. J.  READY-MADE FARMS IN DEMAND  A cable from Mr. C. W. Paterson,  manager of the Canadian Pacific Irrigation Colonization Company, calls  for the immediate development ��������������������������� of  100 additional ready-made farms to  be prepared for British farmers who  will come to the Northwest and go  into residence on these farms this  spring. Eighty families will sail  from Liverpool on March 25th, and  will locate " on farms . plowed and  seeded last autumn. The erection of  buildings has commenced, .and contractors will have these homes ready  for occupancy upon the arrival of the  first party. Those to -whom farms  are sold are the pick of British agriculturists, the majority coming from  dairying districts. ' Desirable British  families whose means,will not permit  of their emigration, will be assisted  by the company, payments being, ex-"  tended over a number of years.  INSTITUTE  MEETING  There will'be ah important meet-"  ing of the Farmer's Institute' and  Agricultural Society, held at.Armstrong on Saturday the 19th inst.  Mr. Donald. Matheson wiil]T_iake his  report on the resolutions adopted in  Victoria, and as many very important matters affecting agriculture and  horticulture were there discussed- and  arranged, it is well that every farmer who. can possibly do so should attend. John B. Bird, secretary of the  Institute, after calling attention to  the importance of this meeting, says:  "The subscriptions come ��������������������������� in very  slowly from Enderby, which ought  not to be, as we do all we" can to  help on the poultry industry in the  neighborhood. There are quite a  number who have not paid their last  years fee, and-it comes back on me  and I have to pay them and take  chances of getting it again. "  If you have not tried the Glen Gerrack milk and cream, you do not yet  know the satisfaction of being milk-  satisfied.  Doing the  many a man  little things  to get big.  has caused  JAMES MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Insuranco policy in the Royal Iniuranee Co.  of Liverpool, Eng,, is a valuable asset. A plain,-  ���������������������������traightfor ward contract, leaving no room for  doubt aa to ita value.    ,  i Liverpool _ London _ Globe  i Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  Ins. Co.  Th*  British America Aseurance Co.  RoyalInruranoeCoof Liverpool (Life dept)  The London A Lancashire Guarantee &  Accident Co., of Canada-  BSLL BLOCK. ENDERBY  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Cutters and Fashionable  Winter turn-outs.  Good Rigs; Careful Drivers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers and Tourists invited,to give us a trial.  Garden,  Field  and Flower  WE   SELL  Pendray's  Fruit Tree  Spray  in one-gallon Tins  Price, $lpr Tin  A Carload of  General Hardware  due to arrive in a few days.  This will make our stock o  complete ih all lines  We will have a large assortment  of  Planet Junior  Cultivators  on-hand this spring.  Poultry Netting  Tools of every description.  ...Single-strand Barb Wire,  ..  -_  .   \ $3.60 per Spool  Double-strand Barb Wire,  , $4.50 per hundred .  Paroid Ready Roofing,     . .'<���������������������������  ,/ .;���������������������������/. $3.75 per sq ft.        -".;/  Our Goods are bought right and are sold as cheap -c  and .in  many cases cheaper, than they can be,'.  bought elsewhere.    Call or write for prices.   All -;���������������������������  enquiries will receive our prompt attention.        '  Hardware, Tin & _ Plumbing-  Establishment.    Enderby  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    I   HFNRY   3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver  ITI.   ������������������..   1__U11I\ 1 , BRI1ISH   COLUMBIA  LOANS  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.       VERNON, B.C.  WATER NOTICE  .   NOTICE is   hereby- given that an"-"  application will be made under'Part *  V. ,of the' "Water, Act, 1909," t9 ob-....  tain a license   in   the Osoyoos Divi-..,  sion of Yale District.  (a) The name, address and occupa-. "  tion of the applicant: John. Moser, -  farmer, Mara, B. C.  (b) The name    of   the   stream or ���������������������������  source: Unnamed; locally called Sulr^  livan creek;' flowing through Sec. 9, -  Tp. 20,.R. 8. . ��������������������������� -  __ (c) _The_point_of. diversion:- About���������������������������  600 yards east of public highway on  E.J'-_- of S.E. i, sec. 9, Tp. 20, R. 8,  W. of 6th M.~~  (d) The quantity of water applied  for (in cubic feet per second): One  cubic foot.  (e) The character of the proposed  works: Small dam and flume, pipe or  ditch.  "(f)   The premises on "which th. .wa-"  ter is to be used: Frac. of W. ������������������ of S:  E. i, sec. 9,   .Tp.20, R. 8, consisting  of 46 acres more or less, situate east  of public highway.  (g) The purpose for which the watcr is to be used: Domestic and irrigation.  (h) If for irrigation describe the  land intended to be irrigated, giving  acreage: About 46 acres of S.E, ������������������ of  Sec. 9, Tp. 20, R. 8, situate east of  thc public highway. ,���������������������������  (j)   Area of Crown land intended to  be occupied by   thc proposed works:   '  one-tenth acre.  (K;)   This notice was posted on the  22nd day of February, 1910, and ap-'  plication will bc made to the Commissioner on the 22nd day of March,  1910.  (1) Give the names and addresses ���������������������������  of any riparian proprietors ��������������������������� or licensees, 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,  Per C. W. Little, '  Mara, B. O. _<>4-0-K>-*0>0-^>4<>^'-K>^^
A MAN OF
BUSINESS
Edith Marsden slipped from her
lover's cud .vie., a troubled expression on her pre IU   face.
"I'm a/i-jiM. Diek," she whispered.
"Afraid, dear,  what of!"
."It's U������i .wool to last-,1 * luunnur-
marries I want her to
marrv
ild-
ing. That chap's going ahead, you
mark my words. He's only my
manager at present ;nul I'm paying
hiin a, thousand a year, but he'll
soon be worth two thousand a year
and   moro."
'T>ut he's not :x-. gentleman,'''
cried Dick. ''Surely you would wish
Editfi to mate with someone whose
tastes and inclinations were similar
to hers. She and Wilding are as
opposite as ch:)lk and cheese."
"Wilding's not a gentleman, neither was J,"' repli.d Mr. Marsden
calmly, "but we've both managed
to  do    pre..!/.-    well.      You    wont
Thc manager and Dick" left "Tho
Chestnuts" at the sa.no time that
evening. Their ways lay together,
and for a little while  they walked
ed   thc girl,   gazing anxiously  into j to a public school and a university,
Dick Thornton's eves. |b.i. you  don't seem io havo    done
.ay that?"
mo-
. V
"Edith!    Why do you
asked  Thorn t.u  qui.-kly.
ment  ago you  promised   to be iny
v.'ife, and n. w���������tell me, dear, what
is troubling you ."
Thornton took his sweet h.v.rt in
his arms ..gain and tried t>- kiss
away the oluud that had .;. suddenly  gathered.
"it's father, Dick," Edith said;
"he. has always said that 1 must
marry a wealthy bubines-; man. and
you' re���������yon' re- ''
"Not eiti. .r," added Dick drily.
"I must go and see your father.
Edith."
''���������'There's���������there's something .Ise,
Dick. Kather has said on several
occasions that when I marry lie expects Mr. Wilding to be my bus-,
band."
"Wilding'." cried Dick in astonishment. "Vour father's manager."
"Ves,  Dink,   he  i.s father
replied tiie gi
uo  iiis children so that- theyj'.
i ting his ability
very well been uso of it.
���������'Forgive mc if I am speaking
very plainly, Dick." Mr. Marsden
continued, "but Edith's interests
an; my interests, yr.u know."
"Tho. du you refuse to agree to
an engagement between Edith and
mc V Dick asked.
'"'.[ mast, l.ick. If you were making plenty of money ifc would bc a
different; affair altogether. Now ]
don't want you to take it too badly ;
J should like to keep you as a
friend. Come in as often as you
like, but. mind, there's to be no
love-making business. Will you
stop to dinner to-night."
���������'''Thanks." replied Thornton. "I
sup}), sc L can see Edith and tell her
what you have- said'.'"
After some  demur Mr.   .Marsden
:\������>,re.ed    to    the    interview    taking
place.    Naturally it    was   painful,
but presently the optimism of youth
ideal   ro_.  supreme.
"Things will come all right yet,
Dick. I'm sure they wiil," Edith
said. "We must just accept things
for the present, but, 'rest assured,
no fiowor on earth will make me
marry Mr. Wilding���������I loathe him."
"Have vou told Mr. Marsden
that?"
"No."
"Then I don't think T .should at
present," Dick said. "It might
make him all thc more determined
that you  should marry Wilding."
."He took Edith in his arms and,
kisse'd her passionately.
"That's our good-bye kiss, little
woman." he murmured.
"Bufc only for a little while,
Dick,"  whispered the girl.
When they entered the dining-
room they appeared perfectly calm
and natural. Mr. Marsden observed this with pleasure, and was glad
that they had apparently taken
matters  so sensibly.
Mr. Wilding dined with tlie
Marsdens that night. He was a
man of medium height, very broad,
and inclined fco bc stout. His completion -was crimson, his skin
coarse, and he was partially bald.
Bufc there waa no denying those
stool blue eyes; they were never
placed in the head of a fool.
As Mr. Marsden said, .Wilding
was an ideal business man. No one
could cut a contractor down so well
as he, no man could get so much
work out of his men for standard
wa.es. in the factory he was
loathed, and yet thc very men. who
detested him could nofc help admit-
man of buHin ess,"
bitterly.
"But, Kdiih! The man's not fit
to touch you. He's a coarse, ill-
mannered ct.d."
"'.But. he's a splendid man of business," rejoined Edith as bitterly
as before. "Thirty years ago he
fetched Uic men's beer; tio\v he is
second only to my father. That is
what my rather thinks so much of,
and fchafc is why hc'is convinced that
Mr. Wilding would make a most
suitable husband."
"Hush, Edith, I can't bear to
hear you talk like that," said Dick
Thornton. "Wilding shall not bo
your husband���������he's jusfc'about fit
to clean your shoes. I'm going to
sec your father.'
"You'll have as much chance of
shaking his conviction if his mind
is made up, as I think ib is, as you
would have, of shaking Snowdcn,"
replied  Edith.
"Vou wait, dear. When he sees
how tilings arc between us, he can't
refuse me."
That evening Dick Thornton
called en Mr. Marsden. The latter owned a huge factory where
bolts, chains, couplings, and scores
of articles of iron or. steel were
made. The factory stood on the
edge of the village of Arlbourno,
Rin) within aboufc ten minutes' walk
of the -Chestnuts," Mr. Marsdcn's
residence.
The business was a wonderfully
paying concern and, in consequence
Mr.   Marsden    had    been    able to
hiin..
never  km'w  what it was to  want        .. .    ,
'    Mr   Ma;',.hn  h.H grown fond of!    "How are those negotiations go-
Thornton,  and he  recognized  Dick j ing on for tho land, sir?" Wilding
=n_���������a ~_iTi til' iffiii i    b \"=4j-K"-fc-h���������a-n ������=*. i -; J nq-u-u^t.-. ..".'.'. 7m
stj|1(.( ' ,..!,. .= i.;_ __���������., f_U>. .  had!    "Badlv.  Mr.   Wilding.    Ihe
been
in silence.
"Has Mr. Marsden told you that
I'm to in.any his daughter?" Wilding asked suddenly.
"Xo, he has not."
"Hut he's warned you off."
Dick's blood flamed hot for a moment.    "Indeed,"  hc  said.
"Oh, don't beat about the bush,
Thornton," the manager said
roughly. "[ asked Mr. Marsden
point blank and he told mc."
"Then whv ask me?" demanded
Dick. _
"I simply wished to add my warning, that's all," said Wilding. "I
saw you watching Miss Marsden
aboufc this evening just as though
she was a bit of delicate china, aud
I tell you I won't have it."
"When you have any right to
speak ns you have done 'I'll listen to
you." Dick almost shouted. "But
don't you dare to talk to mc like
that again or I'll knock you down.
Good-nigh fc."
He turned on his heel and strode
away, leaving Wilding speechless
with rage. When the manager did
find his tongue, a torrent of oaths
flowed from his lips and an evil expression came over his face.
"Young beast!" ho muttered
viciously. "I'd like to smash
him."
Afc dinner on the following evening Dick wa.s exceedingly polite to
Willing, but thc latter scarcely
took any notice of Dick. As a matter of fact Thornton's politeness
angered him almost beyond control.
"Well, how did you get on this
afternoon, Wilding?" Mr. Marsden asked.
"No good, sir. I saw that long
brute McGralh, and he jusfc grinned
in my face when I suggested they
should bring  their  price down."
"'It's a wretched nuisance," said
Mr. Marsden. "1 want to get;
things going. You young people
don't know," hc added, addressing
Dick and Edith, "but when I acquire this land I'm going to convert the, business into a private
company, and retire. I shall hold
the bulk .of the shares aud a number will be distributed amongst the
hands.'
Mr. Wilding scowled at these
last words.
"'You'll want a secretary for the
company in fchafc case, Mr. Marsden," said Dick.
'I'm   not  sufficiently  a  business
man.
presume.
1 .marked Dick.
Edith said good-night at this
juncture, and thc two men were
lef. alone. For a while they safc
quiet,    smoking.      Suddenly    Dick
Dick concluded with a sly M_ilc,
"have resulted in my lowering my
prico "
>)
Mr.   Marsden  stared   blank] v  al
Dick,
and then he grinned and held
out- his hand.
"Dick," he said,
fairly  beaten.    I'll
l m    oca
never judge
laid his pipe down:
"Mr.   Marsden,"  he  said,   "'if I
pull this off for you will you agree  m������n except on results again."
to Edith and me. being engaged?" * * '* * *
Mr. Marsden did not reply for a
few moments, but gazed thoughtfully at the smoke which was curling
up from his cigar.
"You see. if 1 get this appointment 1 shall be in receipt of six
hundred a year from you, one hundred from my investments, and .1
can make say another hundred, if
necessary, with my pen. That
brings my income to eight hundred
a year. Surely that would be sufficient, Mr. Marsden?"
An indulgent smile crossed Mr.
Marsden's face.
"Ifc sounds all right; as you put
ifc, Dick," he said, "but you haven't
got the appointment yet. You know
the old motto aboufc nofc counting
your chickens."
"'Yes, bufc supposing I can get
the ground for you at six thousand,
ten,
Dick Thornton is a member of
Marsden and Son, Ltd., now. Wild-
ing took an early opportunity of
accepting another appointment, tho
prospect of continually seeing Mrs.
Dick Thornton not commending itself to hini.
Tho title of the firm is to be Marsden and Sons, Ltd., ono of thcso
days.���������Pearson's Weekly.
.*.
wil
to give me the  sec-
w_c������r������_is his "own father had!    "Badly,  Mr.   Wilding.    The son-
van driver who was more of-  cilors. won't    come    down  an  iota,
ill!
ik  than ������ober.    Edith's fa-
tlu-r was v.'iy proud of his own suc-
ec.v.  and  his    natural   inclinations
were toward.- nier
c.l in a   I'-kf    manner. ,
pal tialil;. '��������������������������� hi.-, manager.
who had succeed-
Hence his
Mr. Wild
ing.
-  \\|"
r ������������������tilt
Uioir.
gVi'i'U'.
whil'-t
from ten thousand pounds. I won't
pay that for thc land, and yet it is
absolutely necessary to us."
The land in question adjoined the
faefcorv.      Owing   to the enormous
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increase in Mr. Marsdcn's business
if was absolutely necessary that a
...<_      .������������������!>-'!<i!'..e  _���������_'_.msion  should bc built  to
Thornton', ; the factory.    Ux consequence, ncgo-
he had ' tiations for the purchase of tlie land
n.ii
si-.--.vi;;
bat
M r.
fud.-cl iliii-i
il s    out
.Mar.sd.Mi
a p
VwU
Vol!
I'-.il   Wf
'w.'.d.
can't
m:il;in
\\ e
a
und rod
it al! by
re-iP'-im
wiiting :'
iv..!  opened,   with  the  soli'. ���������
Messrs.  Hobbs and McCrath,
who wero acting for the owner.
"i irckoh the hind to be worth
about six thousand, and I'm . ilKng
Im jj iy thai," said Mr. Mar .dc-n.
"Why  (.'in'I   you  buy a  piece of
bind     ".!.    a    lr ;_    cost    some  way
.away?"  a_.M Dick.
|     Wildmg g: ..ed   sneeringly  at   llu1
speaker,   but     Mr.    Mar.d"n   only
ldiudi-'d.
'  l m
of    tilt!
_r.i'|.
Thornton   v
h.-ve ea'-h <>: i.
'���������.My   dt-."'������������������
on   !_.(*.     Wi
year .'"
" \boiifc t:.!i
e-1 Dick.
"It'vou  n.:;
''.Wi,   J'-.r-
ot on" hui'.iin
hundred   wiUi  mv   writing. (
"1    see,"    murmured    Marsden. | motive power we have already got,
"Xow I wnuL you to listen to a lit-;but if we build somewhere else we
"Ah,  Dick,"  he
r-aid. "'you're a
'..-ut a settled income Uloryleller, not a business man.
���������...    1 make about l.volVou see, if w.- build on to our pre-
isf-nfc  fuKorv  wc    can '" utilize    the
th
reason.
'I'm   in a
_ _
ing
| shall have  to lay  down new plant
anything  between I afc a heavy cost."
"Oh,  1 see,"  replied  Dick.
ten and lil'un n thousand a year, and
I spend something like live thousand a year at 'The Chestnuts.'
Edith has an allowance of five hundred a year, ilow does your aggregate income  look    .gainst  that?"
"I'd not. gone into figures, Mr.
Marsden," said Dick gloomily.
"But I know this, that Edith and
I would bo very happy and comfortable although I'm only making
three hundred a year."
<H.,,l.l-,;__     inw   l.,-,v !      \ii-v   te'    roe
!I_ubbi(3h,  my boy
be frank will)    you.
"How would it be if I went fco see
these solicitors?" asked Wilding.
"By all means," replied Mr.
Marsden. "You're a 'cute man of
business, Wildiug. You may be
able to succeed where  I failed."
"I'll go in to-morrow afternoon
then." Wilding remarked.
"Do, and eoinc on here to dinner
in fcho evening." naid Mr. Marsden.
"Will  vou com-" too.  Dick?"
"T .liftU bo delighted," Thornton
������������������.-������������������lied.
"Yes, I am looking out for a com-
nrfccrifc man."
"How would T do?"
A coarse laugh broke from thc
manager's lips; ifc brought a Hush
fc > the faces of Dick and Edith ���������
Mr.  Marsden looked annoyed.
"I should want a man of business
Dick," he said, "nofc a man of letters."
"But I could fill the post," cried
Dick eagerly. "As you know, I
have been very well educated, and
it is nofc necessary for the secretary
to be a mechanic, the same as the
other employees."
Thornton could not resist glancing afc Wilding���������fche hitter's face
was dark with anger.
"There's something in what yen
say, Dick," said Mr. Marsden, gaz-
-in-g--k-i-ndJy^aUhis-a-uesfc.-=i4I Uv_cm Id.
O u c_ ^ <
be a decent post, starting at six
hundred a vear. I'll think ifc
over."
"V.hafc a ridiculous idea!" spluttered the manager, unable Lo contain  himself.
But this time hc had gone too
far. Mr. Marsden glanced coldly
afc hh.i.
-"You must- a.lov- me.to.be the
be..l judge of that, Mr. "Wilding,"
he  said witheringly.
The manager collapsed, and
sought refuge  in wine
"I've a proposal to make to you.
Mr. Marsden," Dick said. "Will
you give me permission to treat for
you ia the matter of thc land, and,
it 1 can get it al your figure, will
vou at;ree to give mc the appointment?"
"Wil.i.glv, Dick," replied Mr.
iMar.-d-u with a smile; "but f hardly think it is likely that you will
suee- ed where Mr. Wilding and I
have   failed."
Wilding laughed contemptuously.
"1 should think not, indeed." he
said.
"Tliat we shall see," said Dick
calmly. "At any rate, 1 am going
to have a "very good  try."
refcaryship and Edith1?"
"If you cau do ifc, yes." said Mr.
Marsden.
""Will you put ib on paper.'
"Surely you trust me, Dick?"
"Yes. bufc supposing anything
happened fco vou suddenly, where
should I he'l"
"Quito so, quite so," said Mr.
Ma rsden.
He seated himself afc fche table
aud in a few minutes drew aip the
following note :
"I. John Henry Marsden, hereby
agree fco appoint Bicharcl Carmi-
chael Thornton fco be secretary of
the company which is fco be formed
to work my faefcorv afc Arlbourno,
and I also agree to his marriage
with my daughter Edith, provided
always that he be successful in securing the sale to mc of that area
of land adjoining my factory col-
oted red on site plan, at a price not
to exceed six thousand pounds."
THE PRINCESS VICfORIA
UXMAliRI .������     DAUGHTKK
K1SG EDWAJll).
Ol!1
"Goo.
for   vou,   my boy,"  cried
Mr. Marsden. "That's the tone I
like."
About ten o'clock Wilding rose
to go.
"Are you coming my way, Thornton'?" he asked.
"Nofc to-night," replied Dick,
shortly.
Wilding scowled and took his
leave. Mr. Marsden turned to
Dick.
"Wilding doesn't like you," he
said.
Mr. Marsden appended his signature, which was witnessed by a servant, and then hc handed the note
to Thornton.
"Now, Dick," hc said smilingly,
"prove yourself a mau of business
and win a wife and a good appointment."
"I'll do my best, Mr. Marsden,"
replied Dick, holding oufc his hand.
"Good night. I'll make a very
good  son-in-law."
"You'll make a very sanguine
one, Dick, if you ever earn the
distinction.    Good-night."
On tho following morning Mr.
Ala rsden safc in his office talking
l._> Wilding. Presently a clerk enter d thc jjootn.       aj
"Mv .Thornton, sir," he said.
"Al! right, show him in. You
needn't go, Wilding."
A few minutes later Dick entered
and saluted the two men.
"Well, Dick, what's tlie trouble
this morning." said Mr. Marsden.
"Just going fco see Hobbs and McCrath.''
"I've been," replied Dick.
���������.Wild iny l.-in.gh". d snp.c.rii.g.y.
"They  didn't  keep  you  long,"  he
remarked.
"Aro," said Dick calmly, "I
wasn't long about it. Will you give
me. your cheque i'or six thousand
pounds. Mr. Marsden1? Here are
the fcit'e deeds."
"Eh?" gasped Mr. Marsden.
Wilding was absolutely unable to
speak. JlisJ'.icc went very., crimson and then became a dirty yellow in hue. JTe looked exactly as
though hc had just been verv ill.
"Well; well, bless my 'soul,"
stammered Mr. Marsden. "You're
a better man of business than cither of us, bothered if you aren't.''
"I'd like to havc a few words in
private wilh you, Air. Marsden,"
said Dick.
"All right, mv boy. heave us,
Wilding,  will you'?"
The manager got up and lurched
out of the room. The sight of his
faee in Ihe. office sot every man
working like a nigger.
"How on earth did vou manage
it. Dick?"
"Three years ago, before I knew
you or Edith," began Dick, "I
came to the conclusion that; the land
adjoining your 'property would be
valuable somo day. I had saved
a decent bit and I was able to acquire .fcho ground for five hundred
pounds.
"Then, when I heard you were
_ftev it, I came fco know you, and
V told the solicitors to keep my
name a secret, so that the deal,
when it. eamo off, should be on strictly business linos. 1 knew you would
"col yr.u must have it, so I put a
high figure on it, knowing that you
eould  ''(ford  il
"Subsequent    events, however,"
I/as Great Charm of Mannc., Tact
and lias  a  Very Kindly
Disposition.
General society is less familiar
with fche personality of the Princess
Victoria than with that of any other
member of thc royal family. The
lighter side of courfc-life, 'its gaye-
tics, pleasures and amuse, nenta.
have never appcalod to tho Princess, who if she had consulted her
own inclinations would not havo
taken a very active part in the social activities of thc court.
"Duty demanded hcr presence at
courfc, however," says a writer ii������
the Gentlewoman, "and she did
cheerfully all that her high position
demanded of her. During hor girlhood she continued as far as possible to stay at > Sand rin gham when
the King and Queen, then Princo
and Princess of Wales, were at
Marlborough House.
"A rather amusing story is related of how the Princess onco
avoided a juvenile entertainment
at Marlborough House, at whieh sho
with the Princess Royal and the
Queen of Norway were to act as
hostesses. When lunch., was over
fche Princess disappeared. A prompt .
search'was made for hor, bufc wan
nowhere-to be found. Then a messenger was despatched to Buckingham Talacc to seo if her Royal
Highness had gone, as she offcoti
did, to hare
A TALK WITH GRANDMA,
but no  news was fco be had of the
royal truant at the palace.
"For some time real alarm .pro-
vailed, bufc it was allayed by the
discovery of a letter addressed to
'Mother,' which the Princess had
left in 'her blotter in the schoolroom. Thc letter explained fchafc
sh? had gone for the afternoon to
tho Duchess of Took at White Lodge
where she intended to stay until
the next day, the excuse, for this
abrupt departure bein^ thab sho
'hated parties.' Thc letter con-
clud- d with a hope fchafc her mother
���������would nofc bc angry.
"As fche Princess grew older (sho
was then only 14) she became moro
accustomed to and more tolerant of
'parties' and other social duties,
bu t _it_is_a_matter of common know
ledge that her own desire would
havc been to lead a life apart from
the courfc with thc few who arc privileged to possess her friendship,
and yet thc Princess is extremely
well liked.
"She inherits from both her father and mother great charm of
manner, tact ancl a very kindly if
reserved disposition. She is one of.
the most accomplished women in
Europe, though her many giftsaro
probably known only to her intimate friends. She is a first rate
linguist, a cultivated musician and
1S EXTREMELY WELL READ.
"The Princess Victoria's dislike
to ceremonial, shared in a greaii
degree with the Prince of Wales,
is well known, and when she can
do so hcr Royal Highness delights
to escape from thc trammels of rigid etiquette. This was shown in a
story told to me by a distinguished
naval olhccr who accompanied tho
party on an informal royal visit to
the City. _ _
"The visit v/as planned by tho
Princess Victoria on thc occasion
of a visit fco this country some yoara
ago by the King of Greece. Ono
afternoon in fcwo hansom cabs the
Queen, the King of Greece, tho
Princess Victoria and thc naval officer in question drove from Buckingham Palace to a tea shop near
the Bank of England, where thoy
all had tea. Her Majesty, then
Princess oE Wales, was thickly veiled and rtone. of the party waS( recognized, though the extent of tha
tip left on the marble topped t .ble
for the attendant when th"
left must have caused her '^
surprise."
it'
Si
m
I
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The reverence  ond awe with whieh ih* images ol  B.ddha are regarded are hardly less  wonderful than the fabulous smn  which has been sj>e������������������t o������������������ the erec*io������������������  _f temples to bis fame hy poverty-  stricken communities. In India and  the ai _Oini������������������g eou*t������������������ie_ tbe pr������������������������������������ea_B  of the ancrifices oUered by the people  arc devoted towatd the emotion el  gorgeous tempkB, which *eeo������������������������������������ts for  tiie thousands t������������������ be found in districts  where Buddhikm hold away.  Blowing Bubblos for Exer^lsa.  Blowing soap bubbles is an exercise  whieii has been adopted at a school  in Htftttea. Holland, on the advice o!  a local practitioner, Br. Ootmar, in  ordsr to broaden tbe .oMUtr-en's cbesta.  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They wiil breakfast off iheir brothers  and"dine ofl their sisters without any  . ompan etkn, and, rs regards . what  Ihey oat, they seem.to have no particular preference eitMor fo . flies, gnat.,  moths, oarwigs. daddy longlegs, b?.s,  wasps or other small fry, all being  eaten with the same eagerness.  CUREO  HIS  LAME   SACK..  W.et Port ���������������������������Willi, in. Nov. 7U), 1508  "I havc been troubled with a lame bach  for tho r>_st twenty ycara and havc used  plasters nnd ointments without effect. At  l_*t I tried Gin Pills, which proved just  the-thing, and I would highly recoi_me_d  them to anyone who lias a strained or  l_j������������������e  hack." If.  IIAJIK. ESS.  Gio Pille act directly on the fcidnft.s���������������������������  relieves the pain���������������������������neutralizes uric acid,  which is generally formed whon there is  kida ey trouble.'  Try Gin Pills yourself before Ibiiyioi* the  regolar 59c. boxe.. Writ. National Drue  A Chemical Co., (Dept. W L) Toronto, for  free sample.  Bo yen trap or buT  I? .rs. 1 anrcauaonS  Wf!*wi tentir, Lp>Ly  ������������������H������������������!.W>������������������������������������������������������_ Mtt.t_.t_.  yyct? ������������������. .->n s>���������������������������_ ������������������_���������������������������������������������  _..        ,_      , pr������������������lSs otofTvg.������������������ re_i(  T? ___?������������������������������������������������������ A1e* ^ _6Rt dealer in D*:f_U������������������s,  b_e������������������fpslZin������������������,������������������TU'. 9w_.a__*i_!. andabrpviajr tare  liOnt ������������������rec g  JOHN  HAU-AM. TORONTO  Pleasant as syrup; nothing equals  it as a worm medicine ; the name  te Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.   The greatest worm destroyer  of the age  It costs a young man more to un-  edueatc himself than it cost has father to educate him.  "A erav������������������ynr������������������ eougfi"  li tb* eir ef tortnrad  nngo /or mercy.   OJt������������������ then marcj in the foi at of  lllen's l.uog Itald.iiB, which is a_������������������il with wch  icoii ef������������������i!> .t nT������������������n iu con.umptjoii's ekrly etag������������������ .  R_T������������������r neglect;a cough.  ..."So yo\ir_wife. always .lets you  have the last, word in an argument." "Certainly," answered.  Mr". Meekton. "It is necessary for  me to have the last word in order  i-i show that 1 agree with her perfectly."  Give Hollow;, y's Corn Cure a  trial. It removed ten corns from  one pair of feet without any pain.  What it has done once it   will do  (   Embarrassing.  Father Mathcw, the famous temperance reformer, hud arrived jn ihe<dusli  of one evening at the house of a  parish priest in.a remote part of Gal-  way. His hoet conducted him to a  room on the ground floor, in which  was a large Way window without blind  ������������������r curtain.  No Booner was Father Mathew in  bed than he turned his face -to the  wall and fell into a deep slumber.  Awaking, as usual, at an early hour  in the morning, hc opened his eyes,  repealed a prayer, and turned toward  the window. What was his dismay to  see: a crewd of people of both sexes  kxxd all "ages standing tjpt������������������e in front  of the big hay window, some even  flattening their noses against the  glass, all eager to got a peep at his  reverence.  A more modest mar/ than he did  not exist, and great was his embarrassment. He looked round furtively  lor a bell-rope, hut such a luxury was  not to. be thought of in a priest's  h_use ia Galway! He dare not even  put a leg out to stamp on thc floor:  he was fairly in prison between the  blanket. .  The cr#wd waa growing larger and  tlie talk louder. He could hear bits,  such as:  "Do ye se. him, Mury, asthoreP"  "Denny, agra, lave me take a look,  an' God bless >ye, child!"  "Oh, wish*-, ihere's the blessed  priest abed!"  "Mammy, there hc lies, a-suoorin'!  I can see his head!"  ==-T_ree-morUl=hoursdid-the-prisoncr-  wish for deliverance. Then his host  ���������������������������ame tapping, afraid to disturb his  guest too early, saw tiie boys at gaze,  and sent Pat to clear ihem ofl the  house frent.���������������������������From "Heroes of Modern Crusades."  months will ajo for long walking expeditions with her friends.  The German girl is patriotic, and  she worships the army in all is officer. She is extremely musioal and  has a genuine .appreciation of elas-  sical perfon__*_ecs. Her eaergy >o  improving her knowledge of English, witb every person of that nationality whom ehe chances to meet,  is worthy of praise. Unfortunately it is continued at the expense of  those who arc visiting her Vater-  land for the express purpose of  learning the language ; but bh's side  oi the question she fails to perceive,  although her own indignation would  be unbounded were she to meet  with similar treatment in England.  Gunson���������������������������"Another increase in  ycur family, eh? Son or daughter?"  Bilbee (gloomily)���������������������������"Son-in-law."  Coerefng the Customs.  M. Labouehere was once heid up  by ths German customs service tuid  had all the contents thrown out of  his trunks.  "Put those things bapk," said he to  ihe men who had emptied hie trunks.  "That is your affair," they answered.  "I stay here until you do," he re-  stliwl. "But give a������������������c a lekgraph  \drm." On the lorm 1.. Labouehere  wrote: "To Prince Bismarck, B*1!lin.  ���������������������������Regret cannot breakfast with your  liiglvaoss to-morrow. Held here ia-.  doftsiii. y."  Q^iick ns 'lightning lhe official*  packed the trunks!  What  Did  He W. M7  A commuter h.vrrricd hit. a hardware St _?e oa iiis w%? t. tbt train  one froafcy i������������������_jjht. "Here/1 he ealSe'd  to'tbe eiwh, 'T'Ve onty got a minute.  I want to get a p������������������r.   copper."  "A what?" asked tke elerk.  "A porp^eouKer."  "Ha, t.a!" laughed the clerk. "I  guess vou mean a con porper, don't  you?" ' \  "No, I don't. I mean a pon corper,  you chucklehead. But I ean't get it  new because my train is due."  "Silly ass," murmured tho clerk  after he"had gone, "couldn't ;say pop  comer!"    "   ,  /___-_3_____3  WEAK LUNGS  RESTORES BT PSYCHlNE.  ' " PSYCHlNE " bas restored thouwndi  of. people to louey������������������|t health ������������������cd strength  wKc_ecor.d_lonh������������������_k___tegarcJc_u_hope-  k .. It is a tonic and (Jm'n-biiUder, containing reraartafcU proper lie. *s 'a blood  purifier and germicide. It \viH.*._engtt\ea  &__ __al the weak luiigs, force out the  p_i.C_i, and Afire av_y the cough, no  matter bi how longstanding.  "PSYCHIC" lonei up thc whole  sj'itcm aq'd ������������������!rivei cut dise������������������sc, hca _ the  dr.caytjd H'muc and restore, lost energy, ft.  _>e.a_kly will p__ml and wnrd ofl that  most lUbtle dkcaK ������������������w}un;. tion.  Write far __%_ Sample.  F.r Sab  _ an bmastt** Dedcrr^Qe. & $1  Dr. T. A. S     UM  LIMITED,  TOROiNTO  PRONOUNCED SI-KEEN  ITOCKS.  **,-  A man is rich in power if he i_  able to do without the things wealth  will buy.  AH Women (wa what Is is t������������������ Imt* violent pMil-  Some take one tliiuc and ttome another.   Oar a*-  rlco is to pl������������������<_ " Tbo DAL" Meuttiol Plnster  ������������������ter the seat of the pain; it will do more to give  ran comfort than anything.  Kindly mention the same of this  paper in writing to advertisers.  There .comes a. moment in every  man's life when he regrets his inability to kick himself.  Time '��������������������������� tries all things, and as  Bickle's Anti-Cousnmptive Syrup  has stood thc test of years it now  ranks as a leading specific in the  treatment of all ailments of the  throat and lungs. Ifc will soften  and subdue the most stubborn cough  by relieving the irritation, and restore the affected organs to healthy conditions. Use will show its  value. Try it and be convinced of  its efficacy.  A SEASON.  Friend���������������������������"Groat Heavens, man 1  Do i find you reduced to playing  a cornet at the street-corner to  make a liVSng V  Bloggs~"I ain't doing this to  make a living. My wife won't let  me practice in the house."  pad     Blood-  i? tli. direct and incvUnblr. result  of irr<-trultir or covstlpat-i bowel*  and <_oi_.d-ip kidneya nnd tkin,  Tljo undigested food t._d other  . _������������������lo matter which is allowed to  ac.umub.to poisons th������������������ blood and  Un) whole Rrsl������������������ni. Dr. Morue's In-  <lii.n Hoot Pill., act direotly on the  bowel . __.ul_.i_jr them-on the  . idncy.. giving (bem oaso and  . n .leili to properly filter the blood  ���������������������������and on the ekin, opening up tlie  pores. For pure blood and good  honltb lake  Dr.   Morse's  Indian    Root    PI Mi  .Relief for thc Depressed.���������������������������Physical and mental depression usually  have their origin in a disordered  state of-the stomach and liver, as  when these organs nre deranged in  their notion the whole system is affected. Try Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills. They revive the digestive  processes, act beneficially on the  norves and restore the spirits as  no other pills will. They are eheap,  simple and sure, mid thc e fleet a ar;.  lasting.  Kindly mention (lie name of ttii.1  paper in writing (0 advertisers.  TO CURE A COLD IN ONH WAV  T������������������V������������������    LAXATIVE    BROMO     .iiiniiic   Tutilols   ,  I. tigs riM.n refund money if it foil., to onr������������������.    K. W. .  OROVK _ jigna.uio i.i on cncli biix.   ' _���������������������������������������������.  Wc once heard of fcwo girls who  were heartbroken���������������������������one because she  couldn't marry a certain y'oung man  and the other because she did marry him.  PILES CURED IN ������������������ TO M DAYS.  PAZO OINTM _NT I* ������������������.ii������������������r*ntee<l  to ture ������������������ny  -es^e-cLl.Qhins.^Blifcd.^Wea^ii >&J>r_.Ur.__ Hiding.  Piles in (I to 14 days or money refunded.   60c.  A GOOD COU _H "MIXTURE.  Simple ]_om_-M._de. Remedy That is  Free From Opiates and Harmful  Drugs. ���������������������������     "  An effective remedy, that \vill  usually break up a cold in twenty-'  four hours, is easily made by mixing together in a largo bottle fcwo  ounces of Glycerine, a half-ounce of  Virgin Oil of Pine expound  pure and eight ounces of pure  Whisky. This mixture will cure any  cough that is curable,, and is not  expensive, as ifc makes enough to  last the average family an entire  year. Virgin Oil of Pine compound  pure is prepared only in the laboratories of the Leach Chemical Co.,  Cincinnati, Ohio.  THE RIGHT TERM.  'I wonder that dentists call their  offices dental parlors." '  ''Why shouldn't they?"      ^  "A more appropriate, term would  be drawing-rooms."  TO   INVESTORS-YOOE   ORDERS    TO  1     buy or ea!l    Stocks will   receive   my  perEOnal attention,   fi. 'M.  Matbowb. Bro__������������������  er, 43 Bcott fit., Toronto.  EDUCATIONAL..  LEA.UN   -THE  sy  Mmth Jtftor Month a coW ���������������������������*_._, ana wens te  War holes in your throat. Are yon aware (hut  i?an a *tahborn and long neglected cold _ cured  witb Alleb'������������������ __iut������������������ JialM,ta T  BARBER TRADB-NEVI  system���������������������������constant practice; carefu  .nutruction: few weeks complete course  tools free; graduates e_trn twehe t������������������  eighteen dollars weekly, .write for cata  loeruc. iloler Barber College 221 Queei  East, Toronto.  NEW   TERM  now ojx'ii. Kntt>r nny ti.. :-. loru  Iraii.ng will bo ' thorouich arid'will  Ijridg you excellent. resi>ltH if k>r.cured  at the ' '  ������������������tri_i_..-Amortc:������������������-������������������    ���������������������������.isl->f5i   CoDez*.  V.M.C.A. Bttfg., TOROHrO  Write for catalocuc.  .     ,     T. il. WATS.ON, lMi.ir.i_.  ACENTS WANTED.  (J.ER1HAN fiJUL AT JIOJHI'.  Is Patriotic, a Oapjihlo Jlonsewife  aud A'eetlU. voinnn.  Thc German girl is an excellent  needlewoman, and accomplishes  wonders of fine embroidery for'her  friends. She is also . a capable  housewife, and looks forward to a  lifetime of cooking without any dismay, for even in households where  the circumstances are easy the preparing of food for the fastidious palate o.f the lord and master usually  devolves on a member of the family.  Our Teutonic sister lakes little regular exercise and has no aptitude  fov games, but she is frequently a  gcod walker, with plenty of staying  power,    and    during    tho   .spring  BRAINY.  Some fellows act as though they  were afraid to sneeze for fear of  blowing their brains out.  Pre* to Our Reader..  Write Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago,  for 48-_.a|__ illustrated Eye Book Free.  Write nil-about Your . Ey_ Trouble nnd  tb������������������y will adriNfi _e to the Proper Applies  tion of thc Mnrlne Eye RpmedUm in Your  HpccinJ Cat.. Your Drnggi. t will tell you  that Murine Relieves flore Eyes, 8trc_rt.li-  ens Woak Eyes, Do������������������en't Smart, Soothes  Eye Pain, and sells for 60c. Try It in  .Your Eyes and in Baby's Eyes for Hcaly  Eyelids aid Granulation.  RACE FOR LIFE.  Irate Doctor (finding bottle of  qnaek medicine)���������������������������"Why didn't you  tell mc vou were taking this wtet-  ehed stuff?"  Patient���������������������������"Well, it was my missus, sir. She says, I'll dose you  with this, and doctor he'll try his  stuff, and we'll see which'11 cure  you  first."  TRUE FRIENDSHIP.  "Why did you tell your friend  that thc dressmaker had totally  ruined your dress?"  ''Oh. I simply thought it would  make her happy."  Costiveness and its Cure.���������������������������When  the excretory organs refuses to. perform their functions properly the  iutestii)C8 becomes clogged. This  is known as costiveness and if neglected gives rise to dangerous complications. Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills will effect a speedy cur. At  th. first intimation of this ailment  the "sufferer should procure a packet of the pills and put himself nn-  dei a course of treatment. The'  good effects of the pills will be almost immediately evident.  THE PHHXhSOPHER OF FOLLY.  "There's nothing in a name,"  says the Philosopher ol Folly.  "They told me Smith was an 'easygoing' man, but hc stayed in my office an hour to-day when I wante _  to work."  UlMlmarlM In All Lantfa are friend* ef Palo.  tiller. Hntidteda of letters testify to tbe f_el.  for accident* and midden eiiiergencleii, audi m  tpr*\n*, cut* aed bruises, tbe; find it ii.Talua.bl*.  Ivoid HitbstitutM, there is but on* " Painkiller ',  -Perry D������������������Ti������������������'���������������������������!_o and 60_  WANTED - RELIABLE PARTIES T_  do maohino knitting foT us al  home; $7 to $10 per .ab_"oaB_y earned,  wool, ct... furnished fr������������������e; ~_1aM1.ee n<  hindrance. For full particulars addres.  the Dominion Knitting Co.,' Dept. W��������������������������� Orll-  lia, Ont.  AMBITIOUS, representation ^tinted ii  ������������������very locality to sell ".Modern" spe  cialties. Secure your territory. flow. "Tun  time Into gold."- $5.0C f_'$10.(W.a d_y'-. cal  be .easily, made Write :t.-dj_y, MoAerP.  Goods Co. of Canada, Owen Sd'ai .1.. Ont.,  WASTED-LOCAL     AN _       GENERA.!  ., Agenlfe-Liberal oon .wits to goo.  men; -apply, by,  letter.' C.1itm.i1 tai ��������������������������� Llf������������������ .  Insurance   Company. Tor _nto. "Corre _>o������������������  dence confidential. '.  MARLATT'S Promoter  ������������������0_. *$l oe������������������.bt>ttU.'  03 _B.lluirr.t St.. Ti.ro')i.������������������.  ___ m I I/re   ���������������������������������������������!*��������������������������� Them Without mm  g^ALVkZO   m   '    Booklet Vi*.  w - stcsle,|lirigg������������������8Md Co* Ltd.,' foro������������������.o,{On������������������ -  OPE FO* THE ���������������������������EJkF^U.ftCQUSTICOW^  one of the marvels of Ifie eie.etrtcal ������������������& .  in use throughout the world. Write for cat*  Jo^uo General /eoastio Co..' of . anada, Ltd.,  _.8 Yooge Stieet. 'loronto.  IODINOL  The famous netv discovery of (he a^e,  positively, quicklv. confpletcly ������������������e1ieve������������������  ������������������nd cures Goitre," Thick Neck, Sciatica,  Swellinps, Bunions, Quinsy, etc. $1.00,  or 6 for $5.00, mailed on rft.eipl.of price bj  LYLE   MEDICINE CO..   Toronto  .GAREET=OJtEING=  ^^m_i.   P__*iinp      ThU  !��������������������������� r vn^r.wilrv mUh  i������������������._ ^^������������������  and Cleaning.   This Ie i������������������ specialty with tlie  British    American    Dyeing    Co*  8cnd parliailm by piwt and we ar. hum to t&tixfy.  .ddress Box ������������������58. Montreal.  jxrawviATji  ISSUE NO. 3-10.  Maud ��������������������������� "BcJle doesn't wear  French heels any more. Her husband won't lot hcr." Ethel���������������������������"I  said she would lower herself by  marrying hiin."  It Keeps the Muscles Pliant. ���������������������������  Men given to muscular sports and  exercises and those who suffer muscular pains from bicycle riding will  find Dr. Thomas' Ecloctric Oil  something worth trying. As a lubricant it will keep thc muscles pliable and free from pains which often follow constant use of them,  without softening or impairing  their strength. For bruises, sprains  and contusions it is without a peer.  .WOLMrrEI. A.L������������������������������������  _tfnl  into the ������������������������������������������������������flRir-  ������������������_AU>  ���������������������������LfK. aud prereiji  pneumonia, or cure ic  ff already mtnlfeat-  Ji.  J* the Unfailing  [on. eliold Kerned,*!  for Couglm. Coldi, "  Bore TintmU Bronehlti*  "Grip,'   I'nenmonia an.  Paius of all kinds  'f  OORKECT.  "What is the plural of man,  Johnny?" asked the teacher of a  small pupil.  "Men," answered Johnny.  "Correct," said the teacher.  '���������������������������'And what is the plural of child?"  "Twins!" was the logical, but un-1  expected reply.  L1TJ.RAHY OONTAMJNATLOJ_.  Mother���������������������������Johnny, you said you'd  been to Sunday school.  Johnny (with a far-away 'look)���������������������������  Yes, mamma.  Mother���������������������������How does it happen that  your hands smell of "fish ?  Johnny���������������������������I carried home the Sunday school paper an' tho outside  page is all about Jonah and the  whale.  HORSE  OWNERS!   USE  UOMIUULT'S  CAUSTIC  BALSAM.  A ������������������?., ������������������i>. _f._n. ...   ������������������������������������ cnr������������������.  Tbe  i.f..t,    Boil   BLISTCR  e .r ������������������ied.   I_mo_. nil bnnrli.i  fr_i H ������������������r������������������������������������ ���������������������������.    Iuipok.iibl. lo  jinxluc. icnr or . emls .    j-ena  -���������������������������___���������������������������    for'<l������������������iccli>Utv clrcuI.Nt..  THE LAWHBNOK.Wj .UA.MS' CO., Tor.'ioto, C������������������n.  A finvfrincused thc who bs lemon or vanill .  Uy d . solvinR _. anuln^d suif_,r ju %yuter cn^  edd.riK Mapleui . a debd6\ia syrup femadoa.d  n syrup better than maple. . Map'cinftis sold by  grocers. If not send 50c. for 2 oz. Bottle __i_  Itclpe LocJt. Crojc*nt Mfg. Co., Seattle, \V������������������ THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, March 17, 1910  PROFESSIONAL  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon, 11 to 12  Afternoon, 4 to 5  Evening-, 7 to 8  Sunday, by appointment  Office: Cor. CliiT nnd Geo rgeStu. ENDERBY  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block, Enderby,B.C.  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  Endorby Lot! .e No. -10  KeKular meetinprs fir������������������t  Thursday on or lifter the  full moon nt S p. m. in Oddfellows Hull. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  SCHOOL GROUNDS ATTRACTIVE  The average country school is not  a decorative feature of the landscape.  It is meant only as a housing-place  for pupils and teacher, ancl to the  mind of the school trustees it answers all. purposes if it is centrally  located, large enough for the ordinary demands on its capacity,  good repair.  Yet there are some in every community who feel that the schoolhouse  might he all this, and much more���������������������������  that to have tlie -building beautiful  and in the_ midst of beautiful surroundings would add greatly to the  education   there    gained;  that refinc-  non Hospital is the best in the Province or in Canada, and quoting the  Hon. Richard McBride in support of  his claim. I think we may safely assume that Mr. McBride never said  j anything of the sort. What he did  say on one occasion was that there  was not another like it in Canada,  and probably    he    was   right.     The  and .in building has been humorously referred to as a collection of two-story  hen houses.  Thc people of Vernon have by now  pretty well made up their minds that  ;a grave mistake wns made when thc  | plans of the present building were  ; adopted, and that a heavy additional  ; yearly   burden   has    been    placed on  Spring  Footwear  FOR  ALL  ment of   manners    and gentleness of  thcir shoulders for the increased cost  henrt    are   distinctly   promoted    by j of maintalnanco caused by defects in  spending the receptive hours of child- i construction.  FRED. H. BARNES  W. M.  J. C. METCALF  Secretary  I. 0.0. F.  SS^^ ^s^s^^J  Eureka Lodge, No. SO  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. 0.  O. F. hall, Metcalf block. Visiting broLbers always welcome. J. A. McMorland, N. G., A.  Reeves, Sec'y, E. J. Mack, Treas.  ������������������nderby lodge ,  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening-  in K. of P. Hall.    Visitors cor-  . dially invited to attend.  ROBT. N. BAILEY. C.C.  C.E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S.  It. J. COLTART. M.F.  K. of P. Hall is the only hall in Enderby suitable  for public entertainments.    For rates, etc., apply  to- R. F. JOHNSTONE. M. E.. Enderby  Special  These are the Prices To-day  Owing   to market  fluctuations,  prices   are   subject  to   change  without  notice:  Moffet's Best Flour, $1.70 49-lbs  Three Star Flour, 51.60 per    "  Drifted Snow Pastry, $1.60    ''  Whole Wheat Flour, $1.55   "  Graham Flour,     -    $1.45   "  Four Star Chop, $1.65 per 100 lbs  Three Star Chop, $l.fi0per 100 lbs  Bran: $1.15 per 100 lbs.  Shorts, $1.20 per 100 lbs.  Middlings, $1.30 per 100 lbs.  Oats, $1.30 per 100 lbs.  Oat Chop, $.90 per 60 lbs.  Wheat, $2.20 perl25-lbs  Barley, $1.30 per 100 lbs.  Barley Chop, $1.00 per 70 lbs.  Whole Corn, $2.00 per 100 lbs.  Cracked Corn, $2.15 per 100 lbs.  Rolled Oats, $.85 per 20-lb sack.  Also a full line of Cereals and Wheat-  lets at Right Prices.   ��������������������������� Free delivery  to any part of the Enderby city.  Terms: Net Cash with order  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  End_rby  House  Will soon be on. Call and see  my stock of Carpets, Matting,  Linoleum, Wall Paper, and all  necessary articles for beautifying and making the home  comfortable.  W.  T. HOLTBY  Furniture Dealer and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.       ENDERBY  hood surrounded by natural beauty.  The consideration of cost prevents  attention being paid to the demand  for better surroundings. It need, not  keep the schoolhouse and grounds  bare and ugly, for the teacher or any  tactful member of the community  who has the Will can effect a reform  at ..trifling expense.  Two points must be borne in mind  in laying out the plans for the work.  First,the children have a right to a  playground,  and  the planting should  not   encroach    on    the   open    spaces  where they are    accustomed to enjoy  their sports.   Thc grouping should be  at the sides and back of the lot, and  to  screen  objectionable views.     Sec-  i ond; as the schoolhouse and yard are  not used  during    midsummer, choice  should be made    of Spring and Fall  blooming    varieties.       Some berried  shrubs and  evergreens  should   surely  be included to brighten the view during   winter.       Varieties of the most  beautiful     shrubs-   imaginable    grow  wild within easy reach of the scholars.     Nothing the florist can furnish  can    surpass     rhododendrons,    magnolias, laurels and azaleas, yet these  grow  wild in different sections.      Of  shrubs   and    trees   which   might   be  chosen some of the best are the dogwoods, especially those which ih addition    to   handsome    early    flowers  have   bright   berries    or handsomely  colored   leaves    in   the Autumn; the  native    Judas-tree    or   redbnd,    less  common than the dogwoods, but very  ornamental in    its garb of pink; the  native thorns, cousins of the admired  English hawthorn;    the various wild  cherries���������������������������the red, the black, the sand  cherry���������������������������and    the   wild   plums; - crab-  apples, if they can be obtained, might  well be   included.     All these are for  the early display of foliage.   To them  may be added for later effect some of  the wild single roses and wild brambles of the thickets..     Even the common elder   which   if introduced by a  j florist might   be   esteemed no mean  j rival of the popular hydrangea, with  its masses   of   minute white flowers  succeeded by a wealth of berries, deserves a place in every collection of  native shrubs.  Without exhausting the list of valuable native shrubs and vines, a  wealth of material exists from which  every country schoolhouse in the  rfarul migfi_^be rendered an object of  ��������������������������� beauty. All that Is needed is the  will, and^the way can be found. The  children will love the place more for  their share in its improvement and  will take a real pride in all that goes  to make the building and grounds  more attractive���������������������������Amelia H.Botsford  in the March Delineator.  The burning of thc Okanagan Hotel  last summer shows what fearful loss  of life there may be in a large frame  building in case of fire if proper precautions are not taken. Now it  would not have cost much to have  built fire walls in the new hospital  so as to have isolated each wing in  case of fire. But even 'this simple,  inexpensive and obvious precaution  was neglected.  Again, the hot water pipes to the  wings were not laid through the  building and inside of the foundation  but through the yard, thereby violating the first principles of economical  heating. The enormous consumption  of coal during the two weeks of cold  weather we had this winter shows  what we may expect in an ordinary  winter. And there are other grave  defects in its construction. And for  this sort of building nearly $3,500.00  was paid to the 'architects for fees.  Now no one is desirous of kicking:  we are all willing to bear our,.share  of the burden,and make the best of a  bad job, but Mr. Henderson is  stretching it when he claims this to  be the best hospital in the Province  or in Canada. Mr. McBride is not a  fool. Yours truly, OBSERVER,  Vernon, B.C., Feb. 20, 1910.  L. S. GRAY, Florist  Vernon Greenhouses  Vernon, B.C.  Headquarters for Choice Cut Flowers  Carnations a Specialty  You judge a pair of shoes  somewhat by the way they  look���������������������������perhaps you judge them  more by the way they feel, but  rest assured that if they do not  feel comfortable, the chances  | are ten to one that they will  not look well. You cannot be  at peace with a shoe unless it  I feels comfortable, and no shoe  We have a particularly choice  line of the Ames-  Holden Shoes,  the greatest shoe  on the market for  the school children  ���������������������������a shoe that does  not wear out.  Also the Leckie  Dress Shoe, and  the River Drivers'  Heavy Shoes.  We have other shoes, of  course, and a lot of the  best made.    Do not buy  Prompt   attention given to  orders  for Funeral Emblems, Bouquets, etc.  Palms, Ferns,  Variety.  and, House Plants  X  _C  PRO BONO PUBLICO  XZXZE  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION  "NJOTICE is hereby _iven that the partnership  -^ heretofore existing between us the under*  sigrncd, an proprietors of the Kinj. Edward Hotel,  in the City of Enderby, B. C, has this dny been  dissolved by mutual consent.  All debts owing to the aaid partnership are to  be paid to Mr. P. H. Murphy, at Enderby aforesaid, and all claims against the said partnership  are to be presented to the said P, H. Murphy, by  whom the same will bo nettled.  Dated at Enderby. _. C, this 1st day of February, 1910.  BESSIE BELL, Administratrix,  P. I-I. MURPHY.  Be at war with yo'ur vices, at  peace with your neighbors, and let  every new day find you a better man,  (Correspondents will please be brief and avoid  personalities. The Editor reserves-the ,right to  reject any correspondence or part of correspondence that does not bear on the question at issue,  or treats the subject in a personal interest rather  than  in   the  interest of tho public.    Be brief.  VERNON HOSPITAL  Dear Sir: I notice in a recent issue  of the Vernon News, Mr. G. A. Henderson, president of thc Vernon Hospital Board, is reported as claiming  at the annual meeting that the Ver.  Spring  will  soon  be here, and youj  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  fits. If it fails to fit it will  soon lose shape, for you cannot be comfortable in a vice���������������������������  the foot or the shoe must yield.  Now Ames-Holden Royal  Purple shoes for, women embody just these features-  perfect fit, perfect style, and  with it the maximum measure  of full comfort, and that is  why so many women ask for  AMES-HOLDEN   SHOES  can be comfortable unless it     your Spring Footwear un  til you have seen what we  have to offer. We can  save you dollars in foot  wear.  Shoes  HAY  GOOD Alberta Upland, $16.50 per ton  Good No. 1 Alberta Timothy $21.50 S  Delivered to any part of Enderby City.  THE COLUMBIA FLOURING MILLS CO. Ltd.  Garden Seeds  By the Packet or Pound.   Steele-Brigg Quality.  Armour's Star Brand  of Hams and  Bacons���������������������������the best cured  ORANGES Free from Frost Bite  Shipment just received���������������������������  uarantecd to be FIRST QUALITY and in good condition  During Lent we Bhall keep on hand the choicest smoked Fish.  THE POLSON MERCANTILE CO.  If you want to  Buy, Sell or  Trade  A   FARM  A   FRUIT   LOT  A   HOUSE  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  Eldernell Orchard Mara, B.C  Enderby Representative���������������������������  ANOR L.   MATTHEWS.  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid Rpofiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to any size.  I represent S.  Vernon.  C. Smith Co,., of  Enderby.  The wardens request that the person who last fall unlawfully took  away one of the , Iron gates of St.  George's church will return same to  the church forthwith.  _  _  I  }

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