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 0  -���������������������������if \  Enderby, B. C,  February 24, 1910  A N D  W   A  L  frk.  ������������������.  K   S  V'/   iL   ������������������._   IS.   A_    a  Vol. 2; No. 52;-Whole No. 104  Ui������������������-������������������.i^ _ <  ___^?I=__3V������������������__-tt,.^^������������������ ___������������������������������������������������������*_��������������������������� WI'JiMllll PJ, <JL* TIW^ _____!  _��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������    __ T  r___nmi.������������������ iLVauii. i__ >__.������������������__��������������������������� _���������������������������_������������������.  ���������������������������  News in and About  Enderby and District  pany with F. H. Barnes. Levels were  taken and measurements - made for  the Government so it would be conversant on the question. In his re-  ! port to   the    Board    of "Trade, Mr.  Remember the mask ball at Hullcar i    Chas'. W.  Little    sold   the   Moser | Barnes estimated the length of bridge  hall to-morrow night. !farm   last     Saturday.      Twenty-five   re(luired at 75 yards.     Actual meas-  If you want a safe investment, try ,'years ago John. Moser located upon '" " " ""    *"  Enderby city property. - j this    valuable    Mara   lake property,  The ladies of the Methodist church. and has siciCC then made it his home.  made upward  of $100  at the church JIn his declining years Mr.' Moser is  bazaar, last Thursday evening. disposed to take life easier, and has  unloaded from   his shoulders the responsibility of looking" after" so large  The people of Mara are still living  in hope of    inducing   the   C.P.R. to  give them a permanent agent at that I a Pro?erty-   The purchaser will take  urements by Mr. Burnyeat made the  distance" 218-feet, or just 7 feet less  than -75 yards.  WABY'S PRIZE WINNERS  point.  The new organ for the Methodist  church was received cthis week and  has been put into position in the new  edifice.  .Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hancock were  called to the   coast on Saturday by  over the property in October, when  it will be cut up into small tracts.  Mr. Moser" will erect a home on the  45-acre property recently bought by  hins near the Mara school house.  On    Saturday    last,    before Police  Magistrate   Rosoman, Fred. McGuire  the death of. Mr.   Hancock's mother ,was   charged    by    Proy.    Constable  at her Chilliwack home... j Price with being drunk and disorder-  A. Tomkinson cut the first lumber!ly>   Prisoner had   been causing con-  at his Deep Creek saw mill last week    8ldera'������������������le  anoyance  and disturbance  The -plant is working well, and," Mr.  Tomkinson is pleased with the progress" thus far made. ��������������������������� ,  - The anniversary exercises of the  Baptist church, will be observed next  Sunday. Rev.' D? J. Welsh is the  preacher.) Services 11 a.m: and' 7:30  p.m.   All are welcome.  Robert Meikle is typically Scotch.  And of course, he is a lover of tbe  tee an' stanes. The Enderby boys  entertained him Wednesday afternoon  with a ���������������������������gam,_ at the rink.  The Fresbyteri ._ Ladies'- Aid Society will hold an Apron Sale and  afternoon tea at the home of Mrs.  F. Stevens, Sr., on Tuesday, March  1st,'from 2:30 till 5 p. m.  Immense improvements are to be  made this season- by thc A. R. Rogers Co., in and about their lumber  yards and drying sheds. One of the  big things will be a modern lumber  "kiln. '-  ���������������������������  for several days, and this was his  second appearance in the court during the present "month.". As the fine  imposed on the^ former occasion bad  not proved a deterrent,._ the Court  pronounced a suspended sentence'of  three months' hard labor, to take  effect whenever-, the accused caused  any further-trouble.  Road Engineer J." P. Burnyeat was  in Enderby last Friday and-took occasion to visit the  site of the pro-  H. E. Waby reports his prize winners of the Winnipeg Poultry Show.  They.add very mucn to the splendid  showing made by Mrs. Waddell, whose  winnings were reported last week,  and between them they bring back to  Enderby a record bt which we may  indeed feel justly proud. Mr. Waby  won five firsts and five .specials on  his S. C. Brown , Leghorns. . First  cock, first cockerel, first hen, first  pullet, first pen; specials' for best  display in this class, best male, best  pen, best cock, and.best,hen..  ENDERBY" PRICES  Eggs  ���������������������������.." 35c doz.  Butter ,..: 35c  tb.  Potatoes'. ..::._.::......:....'...:.: - $1.25' cwt  Winter Apples ' .' '.$3.00 box  What ��������������������������� -the ��������������������������� Curlers -..,.  are Doing at Season's Close  The Enderby Curling Club has had' thing else, the -object being to hold  a busy week.   Last Thursday a rink  one each year. -*  I have for sale four town lots each  60x120ft., facing on two desirable  streets, centre of 'town; will be sold  cheap... Apply, James Mowat. ���������������������������  Two tons of - highest-quality. Bur-  posed bridge across the Spallumcheen 'bank seed potatoes just received. At  river sixY miles from Enderby, in coin- ; Walter Robinson's.  from Revelstoke, consisting- of W. P.  Freeman, A. J. - Howe, C. M. Field  and A. Anderson, and two rinks  from Vernon and one from Armstrong  came to Enderby to take .part in a  friendly . bonspiel. Hamilton Lang  skipped the winning rink, K. C. McDonald played third, N. H. Lamont  second and .J. F_ Burnyeat first.  Mr. McDonald's " rink of Vernon was  the winner of the grand challenge  cup at the recent bonspiel at that  city, and as third for Mr. Lang he  was a power .of strength for the winning rink here. E. L. Jackson-skipped  the second Vernon rink, and was  supported by-Rev. Wm. Ousterhout,  M. V. Allen, A. McCurler." The rink  from Armstrong consisted of F. S.Morgan,-, Chas. Hardy, T. K. Smith  and W. C. Little.  ��������������������������� Four rinks  -were    made up-by the  home  club to  go    through the bonspiel, .and. playing    started .early, on  Thursday 'fore���������������������������rioor.'"' continuing' u'ntii-  midnight.  ' At the conclusion of the games, a  supper v/as served the visitors at the  King Edward, and a very pleasant  occasion was enjoyed. This is the  first bonspiel-pulled off by the Enderby club, and was Drought on more  for the social element- in it than any-  _W__1.__.I     _Wi  WALKER'S  In the All Comers events,'Enderby  won from Revelstoke aud Armstrong  and" from Jackson; Vernon, but lost  to Lang. In the ��������������������������� Knock Out events,  Enderby came down to .the final  game with Langff Vernon, which was  not played owing to, the lateness ��������������������������� of  the hour,   f x% - ���������������������������     ..,-   ���������������������������  The Enderby rinks were skipped -by  Wm. Scott, ..Geo.' Bell,'A." L:"Matthews and P. H. Murphy.,. ' ���������������������������''  . In-the - local schedule events; the-  various" home rinks are winding up  the last series of games. These will  be followed by the knock-out. events.  During the past week,- Murphy ..'.won  from    Taylor,    Bell    Jrom   .Taylor,;  Evans ��������������������������� from    Taylor    and    Murphy, ^  Keith  from Hancock,  ancl ��������������������������� Matthews,  from Taylor.      ,,..'-.,������������������������������������������������������.-;''    --  The; standing of the rinks, now'is':  Murphy, played 11, lost"3, to play, 3.'."  Bell, played 11, lost". 3, to" play,-,3.:  -.Evans, played 13, lost, 4,'to ~play,lj-.  " ^Hapcbck,iplayed-10,':lost 7,t.piay''4  -Keith, 13," lost 8, to" play, -l-.-. ''   ..."  Scott, played 11, lost-6,-to play, 3.  Matthews,played 12, lost 8,to play-2.  - Taylor, played 13, lost 8, to play 1. '  - WILL -RECEIVE  ASSISTANCE  LY  >'.  The Columbia Flouring Mills Co. is  conducting a publicity campaign that  means vast good to the Okanagan,  ancl should mean big local business  for the company in Moffet's Best.  A number of enquiries have been  made at the office of the Walker Press  for price lists of the closing out sale  of trees -and -plants by the-Henry  Nurseries of Vancouver. We have  had to refer all such enquiries to the  Vancouver office of these popular  nurserymen.  Enderby merchants report the best  January business they have had since  starting business in the city. They  accept this as a good omen, and arc  placing in stock the largest ancl best  stocks of goods ever shown here. It  is certain that this summer will be  the most prosperous this district has  had, and will only be the start of  others to follow.  Only a small audience greeted Rev.  Mr. James in the Presbyterian church  on Monday evening, when he delivered his lecture on "Under Italian  Skies." It was unfortunate that it  was so, too, for Mr. James gave one  of the most instructive and interesting ��������������������������� evening's entertainments that it  has ever been Enderby's pleasure to  hear. Mr. James as a lecturer is  of the first rank. He takes his audience through all of the interesting  buildings of art that have made the  cities of Italy famous for centuries  past, and the message he gives you  carry away with you to dream about  in the quiet hour and enjoy.  Published every Thursday at Enderby, the Gate-Way of the famous ( k nas.  n, Land of the Eij Canadian Red Apple and the California of Canada  Entered ii, the Pest Office at Endorby, B. C, .ia second-class r> .at. cr.  "In order to be poor in the Okanayan, ycu have to v/aate an awful lot of Time and Money."  II.    M.  W   A  __   K.   K   R  ONE   MAN'S POINT OF VIEW  HE Walking Delegate is a disturbing element in' whatever  walk of business or social life  he is found. In nine cases out.of ten  he busies himself with the business of  others and with which he has absolutely nothing to do, or attempts to  "reform" or "better" the condition  of men and women who do not want  to be "reformed" or "bettered", and  in so doing the condition of all is  usually made worse. The only reformation or betterment of the community jor- the race that is worthy  the name must come from the individual, and be'lore there can be this  reformation or betterment, there  must be the desire from the heart  out. All attempts at reformation by  the process of law have ever resulted  in failure. History repeats itself!  The Jews of old had a law for every  bite, a raay-I for every breath. And  when Jesus Christ came and by his  life of soberness, kindness and integrity attempted to show them abetter  way, he was stoned, jailed and finally nailed upon the cross. Not that  he had ever injured anybody, or had  done anything against, his neighbor,  but he fluted the fool laws of'the  Pharisees and laughed at their scorn.  They had Sabbath laws in those days  and Walking Delegates in the robes  of Pharisees went about seeking  whom they may devour for breaking  them. One day they saw the Christ  and his   deciples   picking   corn in a  corn field,_ and    at .once   cried unto  -them. __Whv_do _ye_that-which. is_not.  lawful on tbe Sabbath!"     And from  that on the holy    scribes hound The  Man of  Sorrow from pillar to  pest  and finally    drove    nails through his  hands and   feet,    placed   a crown of  thorns upon his brow and left him to  die upon the tree.   Cruel, wasn't it?  Yes, damnably cruel.   But listen: The  Pharisees of old were no less sincere,  and perhaps   no   more   cruel   in the  measure of the light they had,  than  are the Pharisees of the present day.  Canada has an organization known  as   the   Lord's   Day   Alliance.     Thc  measure    of   the   men���������������������������the    Walking  Delegates���������������������������at its head,  is thc measure of its usefulness as an organization.   If we   are   to judge it by its  works it is .following the course that  leads  to   Gothsemane.    Reference to  an article on page five of this issue  will show the Pharisaical tendency of  this organization's   method of operation.   One cannot read of its determination to keep from the people its  proceedings until the laws desired by  it are   forced   upon   the government  by secret methods without feeling for  it shame and pity.   The Hedley Gazette well puts it when it saysT   "The  Lord's Day Alliance were given rope  enough    to   hang    themselves   when  their request to have post office lobbies locked on Sundays was granted  and  the  regulations   enforced.     The  senseless   pettiness    of the thing so  soon became apparent to the general  public that a   storm   of protest has  gone up all over the country against  the arrangement,   and   the   Alliance  will find that their stupid, meddling  in this matter   has done them' more  harm_.than._they._can_undo_for_.many.  years to come."  ooo  The suggestion has been made by a  fanner who makes Enderby his purchasing centre, that it would be wisdom on the city's part to erect a  hitching rail along Maud street just  back of the station, with a covering  to protect the horses from the heat  in summer and the storms of winter.  The east side of the street is not  used for any purpose, and the idea is  certainly worth considering. The  hitching posts in front of the stores  afford very little accommodation at  best and have a tendency to keep  Cliff street dirty and broken up.  ooo  The only thing advertised in the  columns of this paper as lost or  found without the owner or the article turning up is a fur for the neck,  which is still unclaimed at this office,  and the junk pile owned by the  Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, and still awaits an owner on  the railway right-of-way in front of  the handsome Moffet property like a  boil on the nose of a May-Queen,  ooo  Handle your tools without mittens.  The   cat   in    gloves   would   have a  dickens of a time catching the mouse  ���������������������������now, wouldn't she?  ooo  Will the City take up the matter of-  sidcwalking and planting to trees the  beautiful spot on the river shore  near the bridge ?  ooo  The flower gardens.  Geo. S. Robinson has received froirr  the Deputy   Minister   of Agriculture,  Mr.-Wm.,E. Scott, the following letter, which speaks for. itself:  "Geo.'S. Robinson,   secy. ���������������������������.Northern''  Okanagan Poultry Association, Enderby:-        r -~  "Dear Sir:   I . beg   to acknowledge  receipt of   your   petition of the 3rd  inst., to   the -Hon.    the Minister of  Agriculture,   in   connection   with" an  appropriation,;towards  your Poultry  Association.    A*' Provincial   Poultry  Association.__as__.bee___.inaugurated.._  and it is my intention that Mr. Jull,-  our poultry expert, should be secretary.   The   appropriation   made    by  the Government will be made to the  Department, and by it distributed to*  the     various    poultry     associations  throughout   the   Province, on a fair  and   equitable   basis.   You   will,   of  course, get your   just proportion of  this appropriation.  I am,    t        Yours faithfully,  "Wm. E. SCOTT,  Deputy Minister of Agriculture.  CONSERVATIVE MEETING  An interesting meeting'of the Enderby Conservative Association was held  last Friday evening in the office of W.  E. Banton.  General business was transacted and  a committee consisting of W. E. Banton  and H. M. Walker was appointed to  prepare constitution and by-laws ancl to "  submit same at the next meeting, which "  will be held on Saturday evening, March  5th, and the first Saturday m each  month thereafter.  . F. H. Barnes submitted a report cf  the proceedings of the Provincial Convention held in Kamloops some time  ago. . -   .  A resolution was passed endorsing  the stand taken by Mr. Martin Burrell,  M.P., on the naval question ancl the  secretary was instructed'to wire Mr.  Burrell the Association's congratulations.  A delegate to the Ottawa convention  to be held in June will be named at the  next meeting.   Rough lumber and dimension timber for sale, on the ground or delivered. Apply at our Deep Creek  Creek saw mill, or address���������������������������  A.   TOMKINSON,  Deep Creek, B.C. ������������������*!  \   -  OR, THE NEW MISTRESS AT  LAUREL HILL.  r.M������������������������������������wvm������������������i (____���������������������������__.-.._  band whispered in her ear, "Wake,  Matty, wake, wc are home at last."  CHAPTER III.  It was a large,  building, built in  with a wide hall in  square,  wooden  the olden time,  the  center,  a  _* ��������������������������� ____!_*____������������������____:..___-_-.���������������������������������������������-��������������������������� _ t _ *(__r_r_*.������������������rf>������������������_v*.Jt_u������������������w_a_^ .i_������������������-,.������������������������������������,__i������������������i  CfTAPTFJ'. H.-(Conl'd)  For once ia hi:, life. Dr. Kennedy  fried to be very kind siv.d attentive  to iiis bride,   who,  naturally hopo-  fu!_ and inclined to  look  upon  thc  brighter side,  dried hcr (.cars soon  after entering the cars, and begun  " to fancy she wa.s very happy in her  new  position  as    the  wife  of  Dr.  Kennedy.   Thc seat in front of them  was  turned  back and occupied  by  Maude, who busied herself awhile  in watching the fence and the trees,  which she said  were  "running    so  fast  toward    Janet      .nd  home!:''  Then' hcr dark    eyes    would scan  curiously the faces of Dr. Kennedy  nnd  hcr mother,  resting upon  thc  latter   with  ������������������i  puzzled   expression,  as if she could not exactly  understand  it.    The  doctor persisted in  calling her Matilda, and as she resolutely persisted in refusing to answer to that name, it seemed quite  improbable  that  they    would  ever  talk much  together.    Occasionally,  it is true,  he made  hcr some  advances,   by   playfully   offering  hcr  his hand, but she would not touch  ifc  .and affce1' ������������������ *;���������������������������n   ^-  peeled to pass by daylight through  the Empire State, and she had  thought wilh how much delight'her  eye would rest upon the grassy  meadows, the fertile plains, tlie  winding Mohawk, thc drone-like  boats on thc canal, the beautiful  Cayuga, and the silvery water so  famed in song; but. in contrast to  all this, she was shut up in a dingy  car, whose ono dim lamp sent forth  a sickly ray and sicklier smell, while  without, all was gloomy, dark, and  cirear. Xo wonder, then, that when  toward morning Maude, who missed  n to erv for  her soft, nice bed, b  Janet und for home, the mother  too burst forth in tears and choking sobs, which could not be controlled.  a time, standing upon  the scat and turning round, slie  found more agreeable society in thc  company of two school boys who safc  directly behind her.  ��������������������������� They were evidently twelve 01  thirteen years of age, and in personal appearance somewhat alike,  save that the face 01' the brown-  haired buy was more upon, ingenuous, ancl pleasing than that of his  companion, whose hair and eyes  were black as night. A jolt of the  cars caused Maude to lay her chubby hand upon the shoulder uf the  elder boy. who. being very fond of  children, caught it within his own,  and in this way made hcr. acquaintance. To him she was very communicative, and in a short time hc  learned (hat "''her name was Maude  Remington, that the pretty lady in  brown was hcr mother, and that  tbe naughty man was not her father  and never would be, for Janet' said  so."  1  /'Hush, Matty  disturbed doctor  gently  -y jn'c.  and 'tis a max"���������������������������he.  This  at once awakened ai  inter  est in tlie boys, and fen- moro than  a> hour they petted and played  with the little girl. who. though  (ivory gracious to both, still manifested so much preference for the  brown-haired, lhat the other laughingly asked her which she liked thc  best.  ���������������������������'1 like you and you,'"'' was  Maude's childlike answer, as .she  pointed  a linger nt each  '���������������������������'But,''' persisted her questioner,  ''you like my cousin the best. Will  you tell me M'hy ?"  -iv 1 n.. irl^i ��������������������������� 1. __-, _.i _-__...., _-m ___v_ a r������������������ t- _ _________ti  and thc  shook her very  "it will soon be daylight,  hc stopped,  for he had no maxim suited io that  occasion, and, in a most unenviable  frame of mind, be frowned at the  crying Maude, and tried to soothe  his weeping wife, until at last, as  the face of thc latter was covered,  ancl the former grew more noisy-  and unmanageable, ho administered  a fatherly rebuke in the shape of a  boxed ear. which had no other effect than thc eliciting from the child  tho outcry, "Let mc be, old doctor, you !" if, indeed, wc expect  the long scratch made upon his  hand by thc little sharp nail of his  stepdaughter.  At that moment Matty lifted up  hcr head, but as Maude was no  tale-bearer, and the doctor hardly  dared to tell her that hc had thus  early taken upon himself thc government of her child, she never  knew exactly what it was which  made Maude's ea-r so reel or her  lioge lord's face so dark.  It v/as nearly noon when fchey arrived at Canandaigua, where the  first object which caught Mrs. Kennedy's eye was an old-fashioned  carry-all, which hcr husband honored with thc apcllation of carriage,  said carriage being drawn by two  farm-horses, which looked as if oats  and corn were to them luxuries unknown.  tiny portico in  front and    a  long  piazza in the rear.   In all the town,  there was not so delightful a location,  for it commanded  a view of  the country for many miles around,  while, from the chamber windows,  wasoplainly discernible,  thc sparkling Honeoyc.  whose waters slept  ���������������������������so calmly 'mid the hills which lay  lo  the  southward.    On the grassy  lawn in front, tall forest trees were  growing,    almost     concealing    thc  house from view,   while their long  branches    so met   together   as to  form a beautiful arch over thc graveled  walk  which    led to thc front  door.     It was,  indeed,  a pleasant  spot,  and    Malty,   as she    passed  through thc iron gate, couid not account for thc feeling of desolation  settling down upon her.  "Maybe it's because there .are no  flowers here-no roses," she  thought, as she looked around in  vain for hcr favorites, thinking the  while how her first work should" be  to train .1 honeysuckle over thc  door, and plant a rosebush underneath the window.  Poor Matty. Dr. Kennedy had  no love for flowers, and the only  rosebush he ever noticed was the  one which John had planted afc his  mistress', grave, and even this  would, perchance, have been unseen  if he had not scratched his hand  unmercifully upon it, as he one day  shook the stone, to see if it were  firmly plared in the ground, ere he  paid thc man for putting ifc there!  It was a maxim of thc doctor's never  to have anything not strictly for  use, consequently his house, both  outside and in, was destitute of  evcry kind of ornament, ancl the  bride, as she followed him through  the empty hall into thc silent parlor, whose, bare walls, faded carpet,  and uncurtained windows seemed so  uninviting, felt a chill creeping over  ently, as he replied : "Yes,  Nellie  is  rather pretty,   and,  considering  all things,   is    as    well-behaved a  child as  one often finds.    She seldom gets into a passion,   or  does  anything rude,"  and hc glanced at  thc long scratch upon his hand ; but  as his wife  knew    nothing of said  scratch, thc rebuke was wholly lost,  and he. continued.    ;'I was anxious  that she should be  a boy, for it is  a mixim  of mine  that    the  oldest  child in evcry family ought lo be a  son, and so I said,  repeatedly, to  the late Mrs. Kennedy, who, though  a most excellent    woman in most  matters, was, in others, unaccountably set in her way.    \ suppose I  said some harsh things when 1 heard  it was a daughter, but it can't be  helped  now,"   and  with  a" slightly  injured air the husband of "the late  Mrs. Kennedy"began to pace up and  down the room,  whilo thc present-  Mrs.  Kennedy puzzled hcr rather  weak brain to know "what in thc  world he meant."  (To bo continued.)  On the Farm  A  SERIES OF QUESTI )NS  Mrs  layi  n5 il  speaker';  nind on either side of the  face, and looking intently into hi.s eyes, she answered, "Vou  don't look as    if   you  meant    fori  certain, and he does;" j  Had    Maude      l.emiuglon    bee .1 j  I must have a cup of tea," said  Kennedy, as she saw the black  man, John, arranging thc baggage  upon thc rack of the carry-all, and  hoard hcr husband bid him hurry,  as there was no lime to lose. "I  must have a cup of tea, my head is  aching dreadfully," and her white  lips quivered, while the tears rolled  down her checks.  ���������������������������f_. ._ri.,. i.il^... ,p.H.;iirily .'-1-anS'.. crcd  her spirits, and sinking into the first  hard chair she came to, she might,  perhaps, have cried, had not John  who followed close-behind with her  satchel on his arm, whispered encouragingly in hcr ear, "Never  you mind, missus, your chamber is  a heap sight brighter than this,  'case I traded to that myself."   -.  Mrs. Kennedy smiled gratefully  upon him, feeling sure that beneath  hie black exterior there beat a kind  and sympathizing heart, and that in  him  she had an ally and a friend.  "Where is Nellie?" said thc doctor. "'Call .Nellie, John, and tell  your mother we are here."  John left the room, and a moment  after  a little tiny    creature  came  ripping  to  thc    door,   where  she  ?ad  of    ii  si  con  _ ���������������������������  .  twenty  nisi ..a.   ot    live  not. better have defined lhe differ  (.���������������������������nee between llu. ;o two young lads,  ���������������������������and-in   afu-r-s. a i.   .Ik1-   had   eau-e  for remembering words whicli seem-  ed   almost   prophetic.       At  Allnny  ihey  parted  company,   for  though)  the  buys  lived   in   l.i.i-h. nler,   they I  were to remain in the city through ,'  the  night,   and   Dr.    Kennedy   had!  decided lo mi on.    Uy doing so he '  would rr:\i-h home near the close of  the iiexl day, lie;.do saving a large  h"lel   bill,  ;ii'd  this la .L   was  with  him   a   \ erv   weighty   reason.     .Jul  he did not say so to his wife; neither did he tell her that he had loft  orders for his carriigc to be in Can-  andaigua on the arrival of thc noon  train, but said "hc was in haste to  show  her    to    his    daughter���������������������������that :  ''twas .   maxim  of hi.s   to save    as1  much time as possible, and that unless she were very anxious to sleep,  he  would rather travel all night."  S:"- thc poor,  weary woman,  whose  head   was aching     terribly,   smiled  faintly upon hini a.s slie said,   "Go  on, of cuiir.so," and nibbled at the  hard seed-cakes and harder crackers which hc brought her, there not  the doctor, who wa.s in unusually  goud spirits, having just hoard from  an acquaintance whom hc chanced  to meet, that a lawsuit, which had  long been pending, v/as decided in  his favor, and that thc house and  lo. of a widow would probably come  inlo his possession. "Certainly,  two cups, if you like ; I should have  proposed-!I iii.v_.olf.only I knew old  Hannah would have dinner in readiness for us. and 'Lis a mixim of  mine, ihat fasting provokes an appetite."  "jfaug dis nigger, if he ain't a  maxin' her so quick!" muttered  the darkey, showing his teeth from  ear to ear, and coaxing Maude  away from her mother, he took her  to a re .aurant, where he lilcrally  oi amine .1 her with ginger-broad,  raisins, and candy, bidding her eat  all _!��������������������������� _ wanted at once, for it would  be a long lime maybe ere she'd have  another chance!  "If  you   please,   sar,"   he    said,  when at last he had returned to his  Nel-  being time for supper in Albany  It was a long, tedious ride, and  though a strong arm was thrown  around hcr. and her head was pillowed upon the bosom of her husband, who really tried lo make hcr  as comfortable as possible. Mrs.  Kennedy could scarcely refrain from  tears as she thought how different  was thc bridal four from what she  had anticipated.   She had fully ex-  master, ���������������������������'���������������������������if you please,' Miss jn  lie. say how you must fetch hcr  soir.rt.hin', and the old woman  spec's a present in honor of dc  '"casion."  Dr. Kennedy thought of lhe lawsuit, and so far opened both heart  and purse as lo buy for Nellie a  paper of peanuts, and for Hannah  a. fen-cent calico apron, after which,  he pronounced himself in readiness  to go, and in a few moments Mrs.  Kennedy v.'as on hcr way to her new  home.  Thc road led over rocky hills, reminding hcr so much of Vernon and  its surrounding country, that a feeling of rest stole over hcr and she  fell into a quiet sleep, from which  she did not awaken until the carriage stopped suddenly and her hus-  stopped suddenly, and throwing  back her curls, gazed curiously first  at .i'rs. Kennedy, and then afc  Maude, whose large black eyes fastened themselves upon her with a  gaze quite as curious and eager as  hcr own. She was more than a  year older than Maude, but much  smaller in size, and her face seemed  ���������������������������<.-)-i... \-r>-l->. "n-Fn _l.io_p.d__ f ,,_v_.'. 1.__ u-  tiful waxen  doll,  so brilliant    was  her complexion, and so regular hcr  features.    She was naturally .affectionate and amiable, too, when suffered to have hcr own way. Neither  was she afc all inclined to be timid,  and  when   hcr  father,   taking   hcr  hand in his, bade hcr speak to hcr  new  mother,   she   went  unhesitatingly lu the lady, .and.climbing.into her lap,  sat  there very  quietly  so long as Mrs. Kennedy permitted  hcr to play with hcr rings, pull her  collar, and take out hcr side-combs,  for she had laid aside hcr bonnet;  but when at last her    little sharp  eyes  ferreted  out   a   watch,  which  she  insisted   upon   having   "all   to  herself,"   a    liberty    which    Mrs.  Kennedy refused to grant, she began lo poul. and, sliding from hcr  new mother's     lap,  walked up to  Maude,    whose    acquaintance   she  made by asking if she had a pink  silk dress?  "No, but I guess Janet will bring  me one," answered Maude, whose  eyes never for an instant left tlie  face of her stepsister.  She was an enthusiastic admirer  of beauty, and Nellie had made an  impression upon her at once; so,  when lhc. latter said, "What makes  you look at me so funny1?" she answered, "Because you are so pretty."     '  This made a. place for her at once  in thc heart, of the vain little Nellie, who asked her to go up-stairs  and sec thc pink silk dress which  "Aunt Kelsey had given her."  As they left the room, Mrs. Kennedy said to hcr husband; "Your  daughter is very beautiful."  Dr. Kennedy liked to have people  say that of his child, for ho knew  she was much like himself, and he  stroked his brown beard complac-  Why is it, when thc proof is overwhelming, that the heifers from a  registered bull are worth a third  more in the cow mark?., that a  graded-up herd is twice as produe  tive in milk, that a great majority  of farmers owning cows, with eves  io their heads to see these things,  will still persist in using a cheap  grade or scrub bull worth possibly  for beef $25 or $30?  Why is it, with proof on eveiy  hand to confirm it, .hafc if is w_.h  while to feed a good ^ow all she  will eat of a well-balanced ration  with milk, butter and cheese at  present prices; that you will find a  host-of. farmers who believe that  they will lose money if they feed  such a cow a liberal grain ration .  Why is it, when any common  mind could easily reason to ifc.that  a cow needs :jusfc as good air as thc  men aud women do, that farmers  shut up a stable of cows with all  their manures and urine about  them, w thout a supply of fresh air  and proceed deliberately to poison  their cows to death. j  Why is it, when ifc must be apparent before their eyes every day,  that the farmers who arc most intelligent, arc thc most prosperous,  that so large a proportion of men  who keep cows will nofc read or  take any pains to inform themselves on this dairy question . Why  do such men prefer to be ignorant  rather than intelligent?  Why is it. that.-when thousands  upon thousands of farmers use silos  and declare constantly that thc  silo-is a money-mtking thing, it is  so hard fco convince a large portion  of other farmers that it would be a  wise thing for them if they built a  tiW. ���������������������������    Why is it, that a great proportion of fanners will persist in feeding oats worth $23 a ton, and com  worth (hc same, when they could  sell thc grain and buy a better feed  that will produce a quarter Lo a  third more, milk, for a much less  proportion in  price ?  Why is it that so many farmers  will still use the dirty,-uncomfortable rigid old stanchion with all  Lhe danger of injury to the cow  stepping on thc teats and udder of  thc next cow when she is laying  down ?  Why is it, that so few farmers  will put in tho King system of ventilation in their stables and more  will persist in building new barns  and stables with no provision whatever for such a system of ventilation when it would be very easy to  provide this almost indispcnsible  thing for thc health and increased  efficiency of thc cattle .  Why is it, that ifc is so hard and  -such slow work in getting farmers  to take especial pains to produce  clean, sweet cream for the creamery, and see to it that lhe  cream i* sent to the creamery  before it is spoiled and unfit to  make good butter from it?  Why is it, that farmers as a class,  arc so slow and difficult to convince  of the value of all these much  needed improvements and of a  change on their part towards such  improvements  After all the missionary work  that has been put forth, but comparatively few of our farmers are  alive to these questions.���������������������������Hoard's  Dairyman.  Kansas has been doing some most''  excellent work in improving seed'  wheat, beginning with the Turkey  or Turkish Red, which was introduced in that state some twenty-  live years ago by Mcnnonifces from  I.ussia.  The United State Department of  Agriculture has been bringing over  in the last ten years a large number  of samples.      Thc experiment  station    has    been     growing    and  breeding (hem, and has  been  distributing     them     among    Kansas  farmers.     It may perhaps surprises  those  who have only  a very little  faith  in  growing  winter  wheat  to  know that  the average yield  from  the different varieties of this Turkish  Red wheat,  whieh  goes under  thc various names of Kharkov, Defiance, Malakof, Crimean, Hungarian, Wciscnberg, and Ghirka, have-  averaged from thirty-eight to fifty-  six bushels per  acre."    This, be  ifc  remembered, is thc average for five  years.     A number of varieties havo-  yielded  this  last year  from  forty-  six- to fifty-four bushels per acre.  The station has also been experimenting with soft wheats, which  do better in thc southern part of  that state and corresponding climates than in thc central or northern parts ancl climates north. The  yield of these has averaged for tho  last- four years from thirty-five to-  for ly-one bushels per acre.  -*���������������������������  WON'T SEE   C031 E'l. FOR YEARS.  The Sun Will Interfere With Early  Observations;  Problems gather in thc  wake of  Halley's Comet as ifc wings its flight;  towards thc sun and earth.    Little  by little more of its romantic story  becomes'known,     but' fche  greater'.  Jighfc casts a denser shadow, and a:  completer view reveals more clear--~  ly thc central problem of the comet.  Evcry fine night thc comet is photographed at ..Greenwich, (England)  Observatory,    and Mr.   Crommelin  recently  informed a newspaper representative  that is is brightening  very rapidly indeed.    When ib was  first  photographed   its  magnitude  was about sixteen.    Now it is aboufc  twelve.    That; is, it is about eighty  times brighter ,than in Septembciy  and  it is  brightening ..about   one-  magnitude   (i.e., twenty   times)   _ .  month.  Ifc is now thought that the comet  may become faintly visible to the  naked eye by the-middle or end of  February, but ic will then be rearing thc back of the sun and it will  bo too close to that object to be  clearly visible. For two months  after it will remain in the very near  neighborhood of the sun and no observations Avill be possible.  If it is nofc seen in February the  comet will not become visible until  thc end of April, when ifc will be a  morning star, rising about 21-2  hours before the sun. It will transit; the sun's disc aboufc 2 a.m. on  iii ay 19, and this-will be a moment  of intense interest, to astronomers,  as it will then be possible to see  whether the nucleus shows in front  of th sun of not. If it can be seen  ifc will be possible to form some  ld_a_of-the -density.- of-the-comet   AN  .]? .ccnUy  IMPROVED SEED WHEAT.  The    Experiment*!     Statio.    of  AKClKiNT i'BOI'LE.  J) iscovercd Facts   A hen!  the lEillitcs.  Some interesting details arc given  by Prof. John Garslang of the  ancient race of people mentioned  in the Bible as thc Flit tii es. _ TTo  said there could be nothing more'  romantic than the-finding of Bog-  has, thc old capital of the Ffittites'  country in Southern Syria. A few  yards below lhe surface of this once  famous city had been found the remains of the palaces which belonged lo thc great Hittilc king who  fought thc Pharaohs.  'The land of the 1. itlilcs had been  discovered by the finding of a whole  series of monuments, carvings, and  rock sculpture. As early as _. C.  2000 they were a force in Southern  Syria, and wc could learn that they  were an extremely mixed race,  with a touch of the Mongolian.  About B. 0. 1300 the- Hittite,  Babylonian and .Egyptian people  held the balance of power in Western Asia. One thing of striking interest was thc recent discovery of  a message which the King of Baby-'  Ion sent to the King of the Hittite,  which read: "I hear you are carrying on with the King of Egypt.  What does this mean?"  The Hittite king then made an  extract from thc treaty hc nad jus',  concluded with a Pharaoh and sent  it to the Babylonian king, at th/  same timo keeping a copy of his letter. That copy had now come down  tt) us. Other letters .too, had berv  found.  A gentleman may    be merely    .  lazy man who has money.  -.  ���������������������������?.  * _ 1  _���������������������������  n  ii  _  11  *_i  .1  _  -_ g>  *.  '.*���������������������������  $  8_i__  SMALL CAKES  Rice Cakes.���������������������������One cup boiled rice,  four   tablespoons   sugar,  of fche dough are rolled out beforo  beginning to fry. ~ Will be called  for very often if once given a trial.  one-  lalf  CANDf. ���������������������������   "  Sea Foam.���������������������������Put three cupfuls of  light brown sugar, one cupful of  water, and one tablespoonful of vinegar into a saucepan. Heat gradually to boiling, stirring only until  thc sugar is   dissolved,  then   boil  ��������������������������� ,   . .,,  i without   stirring until it    sorm^    a  ���������������������������tcaspoontul cinnamon, one egg, one- ^.^ b.m wh(jn (<jstcd -n cold watcr  quarter cupfullof milk, and enough  flour' to make  a soft batter.   Fry  in hot lard.  Tea Cakes.���������������������������Rub three ounces  clarified dripping or butter into  pound  of Hour,  add  a level    tea  Remove at once from thc fire, and  when thc. &yrup stops hu^olin.y ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ur  gradually into the stiffly_ beaten  whites of two eggs, beating constantly; continue the beating until  tho mixture will    hold    its   shape,  spoonful carbonate soda, a heaping .then add one teaspoonful of vanilla  teaspoonful cream tartar, and a- and one cupful of any kind of nut-  tc .spoonful of salt; moisten all to 'meats cut fino. Spread on butter-,  a'soft dough.    Roll out thin on a led platter  floured board, cut into rounds, with  small cutter the size of a dollar.  Sprinkle a pan with flour, place  cakes iri rows upon ifc, and bake  them ov-r a, fir' for abou; e '������������������������������������������������������-Clover a fire for about quartod of an  hour. ,Take ..-������������������v. _-->t to o;-- i ih-.M-..  - When done split open, butter lavishly, pile on warm napkin, ancl  serve afc once  Cocoanut Cream Candy.��������������������������� Three  Cupfuls   of   v h't.    -"���������������������������   -.        ���������������������������':.. - 'f  cupful of water, half teaspoonful of  cream tartar; boil ten minutes,  then add one cupful of cocoanut,  beat well together, and drop on  white paper by the spoonful.  Nut Kisses.���������������������������Beat dry the whites  of three eggs. A<id two scant cupfuls of granulated sugar,    one-half  _      _.���������������������������         __.i_,   ._._._....���������������������������..__.'_...     pound almonds,^ one-halt pound of  Cookies.���������������������������lake one cuptui ot oue- .* n _ _ _          :    i       _   ��������������������������� <;  .         ,,        t   n _,���������������������������������������������������������������������������������,.   cr������������������������������������������������������  ,.���������������������������.���������������������������<.    dates. Cut dates ana almonds into  ter,    two  of   C sugar,  tour   eggs,  four  three tua'-noonfu!. "f baking ���������������������������:;<���������������������������>'-  de-r,' two teaspoonfuls of vanilla, a  little salt. Mix flour to a hard  dough and put all 'the ingredients  together, roll out well, and cut like  cookies, and bake in hot oven..  Small Cakes.���������������������������Mix four ounces of  melted with four ounces of fresh  buttor, beat it well, then add thc  yolks of nine eggs, eight tablespoonfuls  of cream,    threo  tablo  small pieces, fold into whites of  eggs, di-'--- ���������������������������;������������������������������������������������������ tint, craciv'ei '.-iu;:,^s  on buttered pan, and bake in slow-  oven.  Sea'Foam Fudge.���������������������������Put" over the  fire in a clon_> .-a...- eoan one ���������������������������; "'iul  of light brown sugar, one-half of  water, and a third of a cupful of  'grated chocolate, and boil without  stirring until it spons a thread from  the point of a . .oofi. Have beaten  stiff the white of an egg.   Pour the  stand for fifteen minutes. Then di-jforo ifc be ing to stiffen# Mai,k ia_  vide the dough with a spoon in ;to squares with a buttered knife,  about twenty-five small pieces and ,. Candied Orange Peel:���������������������������Soak thc  shape these on buttered paper into <pec] ov������������������r njg},t jn watcr to cover,  round calces: . Spread each \vitb using one-half cupful of salt to two  some jam (preserved currants, , quarts of water.- Drain it, boil  cherries) and close-them. Then twenty minutes; drain again, boil  cover well .with" stiff froth of beaten twenty minutes; drain a third time,  eggs, strew roughly pounded sugar'; anc{ boil till tende-, using cold wa-  and "V..._ ..i..m<d._ pv. "bako I ter each <time. Slice, into thin  quickly and--serve them dusted with '.strips with sharp knife or scissors  ������������������_.__] c"f"-��������������������������� ��������������������������� - 'While slicing .make-a .simp   of one  sifted sugar  Banbury Tarts.���������������������������Six figs chopped  - fine, one cup raisins chopped fine,  one lemon, grated rind and.'the  juice, one cup sugar, one teaspoon  flour, one tablespoon water  in. r1'-"'-. .-;.--- 'cn-st ���������������������������lb-it '* '-"f -n  .rounds, filled with "the banbury  and the edges,pressed closely together.     '-���������������������������      ���������������������������   - __   '  Cocoanut ' Balls.���������������������������Make a good  ���������������������������sponr" .'"-. !:'v !���������������������������._-> about  jahes thick in square pan.  4one'cut in cubes, dip in boiled  frostinor. 1 h en in shredded oof'^a.  "nut. If a daintier cake is desired,  the foundation may bo made of angel's food.  Choool.t" Nut Jumbles���������������������������One mp-  ful'cf melted chocolate, one and a  half cupfuls of flour, two table-  epoonfuls of butter and lard mixed  together, two teaspoonfuls'-of baking powder, a pinch of salfc, and one  cupful of pi .<��������������������������� veil floured. Cr^o.n  the butter, lard,"and sugar together  add the^ eggs and then the choco-  late. Stir in the flour,_ba_king_pow-_  ~. er and^salt-sifted-togeflier,- and  pound of sugar and one cupful of  water for every pound of peel.���������������������������' Put  in peel anck boil slowly till syru . is  all taken up. Take'up peel and roll  Bake j in granulated, sugar, separating the.  pieces as much as follows.. \ '_  SEVEN HOUSEHOLD HINTS'.  last of all the nuts well floured.  Boll thin, cut round and bike, in  ten minutes in a moderate oven.  Vienna Biscuits.���������������������������Put a quarter  of a pound of pounded sugar into a  bowl, break four eggs into it,, and  beat for half an hour. Add cinnamon bark, cloves and fennel, each  half a tablespoonful, well pounded.  The grated-rind of a-lcmon and sufficient flour to make a light dough  Cut the dough into strips about two  - inches broad and <_s thick as"'i .rigor; put in a baking pan lined with  buttered paper ; bake in a hot oven.  When done immediately cut thc  strips into small slices and let them  dry. v  Vanities.���������������������������These arc dainty and  ea.ily made. Beat well three eggs  ancl add one- tablespoonful of sugar  and cold watcr ancl a quarter, oi" a  teaspoonful of salfc. Stir in flour  to make a rather stiff dough, knead  well on thc board and divide iuto  four or five portions. Take one. of  these on tho board and roll it very  thin, thc thinner the dough the nicer will be your vanities.. . Do not  be alarmed if it sticks to the board,  keep on rolling as thin as paper,  then tear (not cut) off pieces no  larger than half a hand's size, the  more irregular in shape thc prettier  they will look when done; drop in-  }o a kettle of smoking hofc lard and  ry a delicate brown, turning once,  tako out and sift powdered sugar  oyer,them. They will be covered  with bubbles ancl present a' vcty  pretty appearance and are a great  .favorite with children, it is easier  to fry them if thero is one to roll  ���������������������������cmt the dough and another to turn"  ihem and take them out, for they  'fry so quickly, the dough" being so  V'^Vy thin. Still ifc .an be managed  _$; one person if taro or three pip, .ea  To  make, stained' water    bottle  t-.^-- ' .- 'beautifully clean and bright put m  W hen   sa*fc an(^ pour on vine&ar> 'ct s'jancl  '      a few hours, then shake:   llinse in  clear water.  Damp salt will remove tea stains  from crockery.  Turpentine is the best preventive  for moths. Saturate pieces in a  spoonful of boiling water before immersing them.   ' -  Equal parts of turpentine, linseed  oil and vinegar, make a splendid  polish forfurniture.  To turn out a cake from a tin  without breaking wrap it arou_d a  damp sloth for*a few minutes.  ' To turn out a pudding boiled in a  basin, Jiold__if_,for__.a__f__w___minut_c_3^in_  cold watcr. This will prevent it  sticking to the cloth.  Do not undere._K.atc the earning p������������������wer of the Taxicab.  The Ta:_ic&b habit grows, and where there is one user to-day there v/ill he two  to-morrow. D  To the Taxicab patron all other methods of city travel seem  common-place and  ordinary.  We advise __f_*_fH^   _fP^__T!*__i per share, par value $5.00, because  Lhe purchase of ^ff%fr^   fl__P%_JP ** ^as a      ^ future, and is now  Taxicab Stock at ^J-*^^������������������^^ ^"^ a big  money, earner.  S u .scriplioas will be accepted up to  100 s . ires ia the order received at this office.  jr-. _--r|T-.^_..--^_-������������������-.__i_r:___.___���������������������������������������������___  E.'A. ENGLISH' ____tV������������������3i TORONTO  Scad for our Illustrated booklet.  A������������������  One fluid ounce contains two tablespoonfuls.  One dram, or sixty drops, makes  a teaspoonful.  One - rounded tablespoonful .of  granulated.sugar, or two of flour or  powdered sugar,' weigh one ounce.  One liquid gill equals four Iliad  ounces.  One fluid ounce (one-quarter of a  gill) equals eight chains.  A .iece of b-tte'r as large as a  small egg weighs two ounces.  Nine large or twelve small eggs  weigh one pound with the shells  off.-  One level teacupful of butter or  granulated sugar weighs half a  pound.       -     "-   ���������������������������  One quart silled flour (well heaped) weighs one pound.  A common sized   tumbler   holds  about one-half pint.  _ Four cups liquid one quart.  .*.  KITCHEN HELPS.  Kitchen Ventilation.���������������������������Take two  screw eyes; screw one in top and  centre of window frame in groove in  which tho lower sash runs. Scre.v  thc other eye in thc middle frame of  top-sash-six-inches from the-top.  Take a heavy cord, pass through  thc eye in top of frame, and tie  in eye through sash. Tic other end  of cord around eye in sash. Pull  one end of cord ; pull top sasli down.  Pull other end of cord, pull top  sash up. Good ventilation at all  times, and especially good in letting  out tho fumes from cooking.  Butter Hint.���������������������������Place the thin paper that comes around brick butter and cut. The paper will move  with the "knife without breaking and  the result will be that thc butter  will be smooth and nofc a specie  wasted.  Small Potatoes.���������������������������Save all your  small potatoes, those about thc si'/o  of marbles, until you have quite a  number, then boil them with their  jackets or covering on, and while  still hot peel them. They arc excellent cither to fry for breakfast or  fc. ukc in salad. This helps us not to  waste the little potatoes and-it is  not a tedious manner to prepaic  them by this method.  Ham Hint.���������������������������Take slices of fresh  ham and place in a dish and cover  with milk. Let stand for an hour  or more. Most of salfc falls to bottom and leaves thc ham sweet with  juafc the amount of salt to make it  delicious.  Measuring Without Seales.��������������������������� The  following tabic will be found convenient when you aro , without  scales:  THE HUMOROUS HAT.  Comical Incidents   in    (lie Rriiisli  Hoiiso of Cos unions.  The hat, whether'in'action'or repose, may be the occasion of much  .humor."' The spectacle of a disheveled man madly chasing his; hat  across the street is one that never  loses its zest; and it'is said by a  writer'in the London Globe that  the dignity of thc British House of  Commons is'not seldom, relieved,by  some unfortunate statesman's misadventure with his glossy "stopper."      "������������������������������������������������������'.:  ' The House' is always hugely delighted when a member sits on his  hat, as Colonel Lockwood did one  night, and the incident, although  by no means infrequent, never  seems   to pall.  As a matter of fact, the member1  who provides some such relief as  this at a time when party feeling  runs high does a considerable although unwitting service. It is a  matter of common observation that  the tension between parties is always sensibly-relaxed when one of  these little incidents has.occurred.  The most famous hat incident  took place -when Mr. Gladstone was  "PremieF"for_tKe_tliircrtimc, and "llaxT  to intervene on a point of order  after a division had been called.  The rules require that in such circumstances thc member addressing  the chair must do so with his hat  on, and Mr Gladstone could not  find his hat.  In despair he grabbed that of a  colleague, which was afc least four  sizes too small for" him", and "the  spectacle of thc minute head-gear  rocking about on Mr. Gladstone's  massive head was one that those  who saw it will never forget.  OVERBOARD AT SEA.  Terrible Experience of   a   Young  Scotch Sailor.  To be lost overboard, on. a dark  night, hundreds of miles south of  the Cape of Good Hope, with _a  strong wind blowing, and to live to  tell the talc, does not happen to  many sailors. William Galloway,  of the crew of the British ship KJ1-  brannan, had such an exp^rie ice  several years ago, and told his  story to a reporter of a San Francisco newspaper of Ih-. lime, from  which thc following account - is  taken. '    n  Galloway is a brow .-faced f.cnfcch  laddie who says,"mi.her'_' fur  mother, -and everything eboufc him.  from the frayed buttons ���������������������������_ hi.s jean  trousers to the wiry-looking tults  of hair which peep from beneath  the front pcak'of his little fore-and-  aft cap', ��������������������������� betoken -thc rollicking,  happy-go-lucky deep-sea sailor boy.  Of his adventure, First Mate" William'Coalflect-said :        -  -"  " Ifc was eight o'clock in thc evening. We "were fifty-five days oufc  from Philadelphia, bound, for. Hi-  ogo, 'Japan, ��������������������������� and near latitude  forty-four one 'south, longitude  fourteen forty-four east. A strong  easterly wind v/as blowing. It was  dark and bitter cold,"and thc sea  was running very high.    '    -.  '-Galloway was half-way "up the  ratlines, unhooking a block from  thc, main-sheet, when the ship gave  a lurch and hc fell into -the sea.  '���������������������������' The captain-threw- hini a lifebuoy. ' The ship v/as brought up in  the wind as quickly aspossible, and  a boat lowered ancl manned. I  took command of hcr.  f^We heard the" boy- shout as we  were lowering the boat, but he had  yelled himself^hoarse, and wc had  nothing .to guide us as wc pulled  aimlessly about in thc heavy sea"."  "Wo pulled round for over an  hour, and as we lost sight of thc  ship several times, and the .night  was getting rougher and thicker 1  was about to give up thc search in  despair, when we heard a feeble  moan, ancl straining our eyes, saw  Galloway clinging to thc life-buoy  'almo.irn.in d ct~o"ut���������������������������bowf===========1===  in 1'843 that, while those two' varie*  tics existed, black arid green wer _  made indifferently from both.    - ^   -  The tea flower    is small,  single,  ���������������������������  white and has no smell.   The seeds .  are three small nuts, like filberts,  and have an oily and bitt-r taste.  "The leaves only are used.  In  China'there arc about threo  crops   annually,    the   first  -being -'  gathered  as  soon    as" the leaves  break in the spring, April to May,  and thc latter    as new  "flushes'-'-,  (buds),   are made by    the    plants ���������������������������  which have been   stripped of their  earlier foliage,  this harvest beginning  in June, or July and "lasting  as late as September or October.  An almond-eyed Oriental, Lo -Yi; -  thc earliest"   Chinese    writer," pronounces-this eulogium on .tea : -  , -  .  "Ifc tempers the spirits and hais1 ���������������������������  monizes'tho mind, dispels lassitude  and relieves' "fatigue, awakens  thought and prevents drowsiness, -  lightens-, and- refreshes the body  ancl clears the perceptive facul-'  tics." -        ��������������������������� r- - -1       -      .  ��������������������������� We all have our" faults,  but. wp  prefer to.be our "own fault finders."  -'-Why are'the sleeves-'of the shirts,";  p. man*buys always too long. -"-.v. '  Kcccssity . is  the v stepmother. Vt.';  industry.- ���������������������������      ' '"'_���������������������������.,  -V',  COLLEGE ST.  F0K.ST0.  appC^S ������������������0 That Every Sick Child  ntRlCmS Cfi iu 0lltar.o Whose Parents G_naot Afford to Pay for Treat-  rc_nt is Treated Free  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  A LITTLE LIFE  There is no other medicine for  little ones as safc as Baby's Own  Tablets, or so sure, in its beneficial  effects. These Tablets speedily  cure stomach and bowel troubles,  destroy worms, break up colds,  thus preventing deadly croup; allay simple fevers, and bring the  little teeth through painlessly.  Mrs. C. A. Weaver, Saskatchewan  Landing, Sask., says:���������������������������"I have  used Baby's Own Tablets for my  little one in cases of colds, stomach  and bowel troubles, and other minor ailments, and have never known  them to fail in speedily restoring  the child's health. I think there  is no medicine for babies like the  Tablets." Sold by medicine, dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from Tho   Dr. Williams' Medicine  " AVe soon had him on board, but  it took some time slapping and rubbing to put warmth into his rigid  limbs."  Galloway said to tho reporter :"I  am a good swimmer, and managed  to ricle the big seas that came  along, but ib v/as terribly cold, and  my legs began to feel like lead. Ifc  was a good job-for-mo-thai���������������������������the-  waler was so black, or I never  could have seen thc white life-buoy  as ifc came to mc on thc crest of a  wave.  "I got it under my arms and  stopped paddling. I was tired out.  I shouted as long as I could, but  my voice grew husky.  "The    albatrosses     and    rnoUy-  TboITospi iul foi-Sick Ci tikhc. hudta-d  .ycarsin_it^cQt-u.u.d==fccds=-!,-l.'si5ii,-'������������������_Je nts=  _-vW?_W'_-'P  _������������������e*^  ���������������������������>_..   ol  those   wero  fc_S$g-***S-v  ���������������������������".  > ' ������������������-  ������������������_F    i-  hawks swooped down on me, and'l   f������������������ tho sick child of I .���������������������������________  tlio poor man in uny coi.vo iio. _ l.v _wc_\  from *267 places in"  lhe Province. ,'Jixty-  five per cent, were  children of poo r  peopla .lm' could  nofc a (ford to pay.  Since it .organization the Institution  _wo oi.uu root c_.e_M 1ms   tri_.(( .   ]J5,G13  iki'la.ijck. children;   li,,'>...   of  these unable.to.pay t.jul.weio tieuUd fre .~ -'..  If you- know   of  finy  child  in   your  neighborhood w h o  is sick  or I<_5 uny  deformity send the  nam. of tho parent  to the Secretiny.  Tlio Hospital for  Sick Children h not  ������������������ local bufc a grer.t  Provincial   Charity  Co..  Brockville, Ont.  kept waving my arms, thinking  every moment that one of . them  would drive its beak through my  skull.  "I lost oil hope, and thought of  mother and my sisters in Glasgow.  Then I saw thc white hull of thc  mate's boat. I tried hard to shout.  Thoy heard mc, and I was soon  hauled on board.  "Thc captain gave mc medicine,  ancl with plenty of warm blankets  and hot coffee, I soon began to feel  myself again."  BLACK AND G1.KEN TEA.  May  be     Made   Iidiscriuiiualcly  From EUlicr Plant.  E*rly writers speak   of   tea   as    ^ having two varieties.     Oae, Thea  ���������������������������..*������������������������������������������������������-"_" |b'.vhen,  (hey  supposed    to    bo tho  Rome is a place where a man can j source of tlie black and the other,  do as he pleas.s���������������������������if ho is married ' Tlv*.   vir'riis, of the green tea. But  to the right woman. Robert Fortune established the fact  part of Ontario has ea_.e c'.ium upon its help  ' as the child  who 1i ves  within tho  shadow^ of  its walls in  Toronto.  Th er a  wtro 6 9  cases of  01 abFc.t  trftated i n  ihe Hospital hurt year and 67 bad perfect correction.  !���������������������������!_(_ A FAnMrr.  IB A_TKH  Jasfc t_h__J_ of it���������������������������Your moaejr aaa half  tha Hospital fco do tho goad work of  ���������������������������fcaigAtei-iflg t_o crooked fimU mid olak  flit at ____Uo children. ; Pleas* heJ? tu.  PJenA.oSondCcnti'.ijsutJOJxs to J. Roaa  Bnfce. tson, Cha.J..man. or> to Douglas  Davidson, S.e>v-Ti-oas.. Th-x ������������������fc_.p_ .a!  fop SI. k Children,' C . lie.. _> i". ���������������������������./r _. _;-\i r <. - ^ ���������������������������'  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, February 24, 1910  on't b  about your health  The breaking-up of Winter is  the most trying time of all on  the constitution. Prepare for  it by strengthening the vital  centres and feeding the tissue  ancl nerves. Nothing is so  beneficial as the right emulsion of Cod Liver Oil. It benefits at once. Renewed energy  is yours in a few days after  starting treatment.  _���������������������������  ENDERBY PRESS  Published every  Thursday at  Enderby, B.C. at  $2 per year, by the Walker Press.  Advertising. Rates: Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising, $1 an inoh per month.  Legal Notices: 10c a line first insertion; 5c a line  each subsequent insertion.  Reading1 Notices and Locals: 10c a line.  FEBRUARY 24, 1910  PUBLIC SCHOOL SANITATION  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St. Enderby  j It is believed that the following remarks on school sanitation (copied  , from a recent number of the Journal  of Education, published by the Government of Nova Scotia ancl reproduced in the B. C. Public School Report) ' will prove both interesting and  i profitable to all school officials, as  well as the parents or ail school children. "With good health, everything;  with bad health, nothing."  To the Teacher: The poisons of  some of the common as well as some  of the most loathsome diseases are  frequently contained in the mouth.  In   such   cases    anything    which    is  when turning the leaves of books.  Do not put pencils into the mouth  or wet then, with the lips.  Do not put money into the mouth.  Do not put pins into the mouth.  Do not put anything into the mouth  except food and drink.  Do not swap apple cores, candy,  chewing gum, half-eaten food, bean  j blowers 'or whistles, or anything that  I is put in the mouth.  j Do not drink out of the common  j drinking cup before allowing some  j water to run over the edge of the  I cup that is to be applied to the lips.  j Never cough or sneeze in a person's  face.   Turn your face aside.  Keep your face and hands clean;  wash the hands with soap and water  before each meal.  <S������������������S*S)������������������XS>$^$ .Kj)^^^ <$_)$_>3_)^������������������^������������������3>(_Ke^^ )^������������������^������������������^>  _������������������ $  AUSTRALIA'S DEFENSIVE PLAN  Premier Deal un of Australia, in a  speech a few days ago at Sydney,  stated that the military scheme  which had   been    received from Lord  Kitchener,    would    make the defence  _  act more effective.   The scheme would  begin to come   into operation imme-  GREAT  EDUCTION  moistened by tie saliva of the inlec- !tiiately ai,tl I>"'������������������lim���������������������������������������������"'y arrangements  ted person may, if it touches the lips ^appointments    had already been  of another, convey disease. The more  ! direct   the   contact   the greater the  ! danger.  I    --.   .    ., ��������������������������� , ,     .,,     ���������������������������, . ,   .empire  and  to assist  the  empire to  it is thc purpose of health officials .   .     ,        .... ..  made. It was decided to prevent  bloodshed, and invasion and to enable  Australia to stand for herself in the  Jn Larigans and Shoepacks !  WHILE THEY LAST-  to keep in isolation ali persons hav-  !ing communicable disease during the  I time that they are infectious. But in  i many cases this is impossible.   Little  i stand against the world.  WILL ABOLISH VACCINATION  Reg. Price,  $7.00;  now,  .  5.00;  now,  (i  3.25;  now,  _  3.00;  now,  New samples for Spring Clothing.  | eases    as   measles,   whooping cough,  215! chicken   pox   and   mumps,  and even  !such diseases  A bill to abolish compulsory vac-  $4.80 restraint is put on certain mild dis- : cination in Ontario has been intro-  2.S5!(.ncn,a _,c ^....1. <= _i.__r___ _nn. h ��������������������������� cluceci in the legislature of that Province by Mr. I-T. F. l'nnes of Norfolk.  Mr. limes says that evils can result.  from vaccination in many different  ways, arjd his bill aims to repeal the  present act and let each person decide for themselves if they wish to be  vaccinated.  as   diphtheria,  scarlet  fever and tuberculosis are  frequently    . J so mild as to be unnoticed, and chil-  Fresh Groceries always on hand, j dre_ affected by them   mingle freely  j wjj.jj otliersf     It is probable that in  yf llQQiQY    (\r    EVcU^ S'sucil cascs one of the c"iei vellicl8S of   ; contagion    is   the    secretion   of   the :  mouth and nose.   Ifc is believed that ������������������������������������������������������  City Meat Market  THOS. E. WOODS, Proprietor  FINANCED" POP. SIX MILLIONS  much can be clone to prevent ccnta- i  gion by teaching habits of cieanli- i  ness. But if such instruction is to be proposes to construct electric rail-  effectual it must be continuous.   The : wa>*s in    the   Okanagan   Valley, has  The Cotea . Power Company, which  teacher must notice and correct violations.of these   rules    as habitually  as the "violation of the more formal  I school rules arc corrected.  When the floors are swept, wet sawdust (not   wet   enough    to    wet the  ! floor) should be sprinkled on thc floor  OLir    prompt   attention. jin front cf the broom, as it will col-   'lect   the    dust-ar.d   prevent it from  The best Fresh, Salt, and Cured  Meats; chicken and Fresh _'ish  weekly; eggs and vegetables.  Orders by Mail  receive  been financed   to   the    extent of six  j million dollars.  SCHOOL  DISTRICT OF  ENDERBY.  NOTICE  Private  Livery |  r,   , ,        ..     1   r,.     1 i -^     . .   : avoided, because   wnerc   the drop of  Rubber-tired Single and Double j ,vater falls   thc  (lirt is fixed t0 the  rising,    leaving    thc  i dry.   The custom of  on the floor before  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  to the Electors of the School District of JL'iKiorliy, that I require the  presence of the said Electors at the  City K_i. Er-derby. _. C._ on Friday,  floor clean and j the   Tv emy-fl'th    day    of   February,  Clothing  Patrons  <.  Should be delighted with  this Spring's styles and  selections, which have  just been received. We  want you to see them.  Come in now and make  your selections ��������������������������� next  month will, be buying  time. Look around this  month, and in doing so  don't miss our clothing  department. For Style,  Fit and Quality we can  show the goods.  iDo not forget  1 what we have  Itold you about  _> v  lour shoes-  I If you want QUALITY in  I shoes we can satisfy you.  I You can get nothing bet-  |ter for the money. We  fhave the popular shapes.  rigs;    Stylish   drivers;    new har-; floor and is very imperfectly removed  of School Trustees of Enderby, in the  placo of Mr. A. A. Faulk'!er, resi������������������_ied.  Thc mode of nomination shall be as  ness; everything   up-to-date and ; by the broom.   When  the floor dries \l^\n���������������������������������������������SS^ writing _h5l  well-kept.     When you wish a rig\lt is but little better than it was be- j no    subscribed     ..y   two    voters    of  is proposer and  be delivered to  ���������������������������it ;._y time Lc-  f sprinkling water j 1Si0> *������������������*��������������������������� 12 o'clock noon, .for the pur-   $        wi _ ������������������ __, w  .,_*__ is to,.. ;st .t_^ .ruLci _^���������������������������. b__ I   Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  ���������������������������nerc    the  drop   of   nf School Trn_____ of T_n_. rl.v   in +.__   9 ��������������������������� _* ���������������������������""  for a Sunday drive,  speak for it.fo��������������������������� .lt,ref.eivort aUentI������������������n  early, as my finest turn-outs are j  usually spoken for in advance.  The janitor or caretaker should at j ^������������������������������������acr  I the  School District  nd   shall  ������������������ Leaders in General Merchandise and Supplies  _>  I  I  the P_t::r _in������������������ Onicer  j least once a week go over the walls, J tween the date  of "this notice and 2  jwindow    and   door   casings,    ledges,   p.  m.  of the day of nomination.   In!  . __r>'*������������������  __ __ _  Matthew  <_  _>  _/?.]:������������������_ .*>.*_-,i_  ;corners,  etc.,    with    a cloth damped  i (preferably  in  any  disinfecting  solu-  "Eri d erb y^t* ������������������ n ^ c VG n^^t-h^pl a i n^w-n ter  Cloth  <__  ote  remove all the adhering dust.  wants to be very damp.  I Even if the question of disaese and  ,contagion did not enter into the  | matter at all, the subject ought to  : be given more attention by teachers.  'Our schools should not only teach  mi      tt _   ���������������������������i      nn rrv reading,  writing and arithmetic, but  The Home of the Old-rimer it is pcrhapS.ault0 as.im,.ortant that  and the abode Of the Ne\V-: they should inculcate cleanliness, de-  Cbmer.   All Will find a Warm ; cency,      refinement      and      manners.  welcome at the pioneerhouse! Cleanlines's s!,01]1(l 1)e taught for its  and you'll be made to feel at<own sakc- even if ithad-n������������������ relation  home,'no matter when you i "^I ??, .   , "..���������������������������'���������������������������'  ,  , '    . i     , .     J       ���������������������������   . Children should be taugnt to wash  fiang Up yOUr fiat. i the  hands  and  face  often,  and  keep  j their persons and clothing clean; for  then    be   taken down  communicable,   disease there  Twill    be    less    danger    of    infecting  other pupils or things.     They should  also be taught the reasons of the following rules,  and    carefully watched  \ and directed until   all    objectionable  I habits are lost and replaced by good  j habits.   This duty is really the most  : important  work  of the  teacher,   ancl  | should be done even should the teach-  i ing of the book lessons be delayed.  I    To be placed in every Class Room  : and given to every pupil:   Remember  .; these things���������������������������  |    Do not spit    if   you can help it.  ! Never spit on slate, floor or sidewalk  Do not    put   the    fingers into the  : mouth.  i  j    Do not pick or wipe the nose on the  j hand or sleeve.  '    Do not wet the finger in the mouth  o sis-to'-n __o~ at tli?T;f������������������y=X)fiicc, Enderby,  of \    (a)   The name, address and occupa-  the event of a poll    being necessary  ,   ... _ ���������������������������.  .  fucIi poll C.-.3.1   i-o  oj-ene;i on Monciav, jtain a license   in   the Osoyoos Divi-  Ihe rJ'v. ..iiy-Eighth  dav of  February. ! siou of _Yale..Dis_trict  WATER NOTICE sees who or whose lands are likely to  ��������������������������� be affected by   the    proposed  works,  NOTICE is   hereby    given that an ' eitl,er above or below the outlet: 0n  application will be made under Part ! Government lands east of my holding  V. of the "Water Act, 1909," to ob-  _none.  which every person is hereby required   tion of the    applicant:    John Moser,  to take notice and govern himself accordingly.  farmer, Mara, B. C.  (b)   The name    of  the   stream or  H. W. WRIGHT, Proprietor ^IV"01"  Enderby  ov  ER 65 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  HINTS  Trade Marks  Designs  Co. yriqhts Ac.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascortnln our opinion free whether an  Invention Is prohnbly pntontaole. Cominunlcn*  tions strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent froe. Oldost aitoncy for securiiiKpatonts.  Putonts taken throuKh Munn & Co. receive  ipecial notice, without oharjro, In tho  Scientific American.  A handsomely Illustratefl weekly. Lmbm. circulation of any siileutlllu journal. 'JerniB for  Canada, 83.711 a year, _)08ta_:e prepaid. Sold by  all newsdealers.  SCo.36,Bro'd^ New York  Branch Offlco, 625 F Bt, Washington, D. C.  B. C. this 17(h day of-February, 1910,  GRAPTAM ROSOMAN,  Returning Officer.   "  Northwest  Flour and Feed  The  (jualifications for a  person  to  be nominated and elected as Trustee-source:  Unnamed;  locally called  Sul-  are: That    such    person   is a house-   livan  crcek;, flowIng through   Sec.  9,  holder in the School District, and a   _,     oft        '_  British   subject   of   the   full   age of   ^P- ^������������������. "��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������� ���������������������������  twenty-one    years,    and is otherwise!    (c)   The point of diversion:  About  qualified under    "The Public Schools ! 600 yards east of public highway on  Act,  1905,"    and    amending- Acts-to I B> x of S.E;- j   scc; 9-T   ��������������������������� 20,"R.'8,  vote at an  election  of  School Trus-1 ���������������������������.     ,_,.,,,  tecs in thc said District. j w< of 6tl1 M-  Gjven  under my hand   at Enderby,]    (d)   The quantity of water applied  for (in cubic feet per second):     One  cubic foot.  (e) The character of the proposed  works: Small dam ancl flume, pipe or  ditch.  (f) The premises on which the water is to be used: Frac of W. -J of S:  E. I, sec. 9, Tp.20, R. 8, consisting  of 46 acres more or less, situate east  of public highway.  (g) The purpose for which the water 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.Ei ������������������ of  Sec. 9, Tp. 20, R. 8, situate east of  the public highway.  (j) Area of Crown land intended to  be occupied by ' the proposed works:  orie-tenth acre.  (K.) This notice was posted on the  22nd day of February, 1910, and application will be made to the Commissioner on the 22nd day of March,  1910.  (1) Give the names and addresses  of any riparian proprietors or licen-  JOHN MOSER,   Per.Gf__w^bittler  Mara, B.   C.  We can   still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall:fed  beef  on.  cut at the present time  Our  Sausage is still a  Leader  I carry only high-grade  Grains and f1 lour.  Produce taken in exchange.  I want 12,000 eggs before  March 15th.  'WALTER- ROBINSON  City Hall Grocery.  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and  Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin nnd Zinc Articles Repared  Rear Evans Blk Enderby  For Sale���������������������������Five-roomed cottage on  Mill street near George. Cash or  terms. Apply, Mrs. W. A. Covey,  Enderby,  Fish and Poultry  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  Horseman's  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  o   \\  I  jr 41  3  Thursday, February 24, 1910  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY    -.  I     Buy a  I   Sharpie's  $  . Cream  Separator  They save you $15.00 a year  per cow. We send them  out on 30-days' trial. If  \ you are not satisfied you can  ��������������������������������������������� return same and it will cost  4- you nothing. ; Try one and  % be convinced.  We handle the  IDEAL  MmB.n_ilM.____  I  woven-wire  fence  Also single-strand steel  barb wire.  Daisy Barrel Churns  ������������������     Railroad Cream Cans  (_)      *  t Tinware and Graniteware-of  + every description  | McCLARY'S  ������������������       Stoves and Ranges  I Sewing Machines, $27 to $50  $ All the Latest and-Best in  0       Washing Machines  X Logging & Stumping Tools  ?     Iron Pipe and Fittings  + Bath Tubs'  9  X Pumps  ���������������������������o Fairb'ank's-Morse   Gasoline  X    Engines and accessories  Cyphers Incubators and  Brooders  We aim to  satisfy your"  9, wants in the Hard ware line. ������������������  A. Fulton  Hardware, Tin & Plumbing  Establishment.    Enderby  A month or two ago the following  circular letter was sent to the press  throughout the west, and presumably  the east, by the .Canadian Rational  Sunday League, with reference to the  methods of the Lord's Day Alliance:  "The secret methods of the Lord's  Day Alliance have recently come to  light. The public has at last become  aware of the methods which are used  by that body to make legislation and  ting on our statute books? Will the  public be confident that the aims of  the Alliance are solely for the public  welfare? Is the Alliance a purely  disinterested party?  "For two and a half years the Rational Sunday League has appeared  before the public soliciting its support and endeavoring to express in  various ways the desire of the public  for a better    and    more    reasonable  also to   enforce   it.     Several letters ; Sunday.  sent out by the Alliance have reached  citizens who behold the serious inroads that this organization is making upon public rights.  "Letter No. 1, marked 'important,  confidential, personal,' reads in part  as follows: 'Toronto, Oct. 28. Dear  Sir,���������������������������This letter is sent to all branch  "The general purpose of this Society is to obtain a Rational Sunday  for the* people. It believes in a Sunday that is devoted to all the interests of a high and elevating character, instead of a Sunday that is re-  tricted to the particular interests of  a few.   It��������������������������� declares    as   its cardinal  Spring will soon  be here, and you  will want lumber  to make repairs  and improvements  We also intend to make  improvements in our  yard and consequently  will have an assortment  of odds and ends on  which we can name attractive figures. Call  and see us and we will  try to fill your wants.  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  Limited  Enderby B. C.  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid Roofiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to any size.  I represent the S. C. Smith Co.  of Vernon.       Enderby.  Alliance officers and all clergymen ��������������������������� principle that every person should be  with the double purpose of making j guaranteed his rest day, and as far  known the important movement for !as possible this, should be Sunday.  Lord's Day preservation herein de-jBut the league .recognizes, that in  tailed, and to request their strong'order to bring about the best possi-  and practical assistance in making .' ble Sunday for all, that some swill be  the effort an unqualified success. We ' called ' upon to render public service  desire that you will not make public . on that day. The specific cause of  in any way the proposed action until '��������������������������� the organization of the Rational  public announcement is authorita- j Sunday League, was the fact that  tively made. It would be most inop- ' serious inroads were being made upon  portune to give the public any defi-:the liberties of the people by those  nite information concerning this mat- j who favor a very strict type of Sab-  ter. Under all the circumstances we j'bath.- The numberless prosecutions  are sure you will heartily rejoice to , which enlarged technical violations of  know that there ��������������������������� is. a very strong | the law to the dimensions of criminal  probability that an order .will very J acts, constituted a direct menace to  "soon be . issued "by the Postmaster- : that freedom which is basic in our  General,   requiring    all postoffice's in ; institutions.  Canada to be entirely closed. the ! "The chief point of criticism that  whole of every Lord's Day. Every :the League has to offer to the Efforts  citizen who   desires the preservation   of the strict Sabbatarian is, that it  ClosillH v/ui rnces  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Having disposed of our nursery grounds to be cleaned up by May,  I am prepared to offer special prices on all cash bargains.  Splendid assortment of ornamental trees, acclimated stock, having  been growing on our grounds for years, from 10c up.  One of the best selection of roses in B. C, in all leading varieties,  suitable for this section, in good 2-year blooming- sizes, 25c each, $20  per 100,' $150 per 1000; smaller ones half price.  50,000 fruit trees in leading varieties." Let me price your list.  10,000 shade trees, in all sizes and prices. ^  Greenhouses full of plants in all sizes and . prices, from $3.00 per  100 pots up.  M. J. HENRY  OFFICE AND  PACKING GROUNDS  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver  of the integrity  of the Lord's Day,  should,rally   to -the    defence pf this  is to be feared that the real"reason  of his  campaign  is not so . much to  movement.    "Personal    letters of ap- , secure a rest day for all as it,is to  preciation   should    be    sent ,_to   the   obtain  a  monopoly    of    Sunday  for  Postmaster-General (no postage required), commending- his-purpose in  this    regard. Strong   resolutions  certain particular interests. There  has been a marked tendency in recent years   for   a   certain dogmatic  should be adopted, and sent forward ��������������������������� section in the Church to seek to or-  to the Postmaster-General. * * 'We ganize the Church as an institutional  do not ask for immediate action. We  write to let you know what.is coming, and give you ample time to pre-  power in order to gain its object by  numerical and physical force in Federal ancl Provincial "politics.  ' There  pare for strong, wise and positive j can be only one outcome to this'^and  action, as soon as necessary. Have j that is, that the Church will inevit-  everything ready, and we can get our : ably be led to lighting for favors and  commendations to the authorities be- I privileges for itself. * * * Recent  fore the opposition can be organized, ! developments disclose a very secret  thus 'spiking their guns.' We are.!campaign being carried on at the  fore warned, and so forearmed." 'present time by the Lord's Day AUi-  "Letter No. 2 reads: 'Toronto, ! ance to prohibit tne settlers in the  Oct. 14th, 1909. Dear Sir,���������������������������A com-j North-west from getting their mail  plaint has reached us that you carry , on Sunday.   To those who know the  on work of   ������������������������������������������������������   '    on thc Lord's \ conditions of frontier life this would  Day. This is very clearly forbidden.[seem to be an unnecessary hardship."  by the Lord's Day Act. We have no | The officers of the Canadian Ra-  desire to cause you trouble or ex- tional Sunday League are, J. Enoch  pense, although   we   are expected to j Thompson,    K.C.R.,    Chairman,  and  report the complaint to the authorities for prosecution; are writing you  without prejudice, this friendly letter  to ask you to have all such work on  the Lord's Day continued. We will  be pleased to hear from you by return mail, and-"beg to assure you  that if you will state this Sunday  work will not be carried on hereafter  we will not report the complaint."  Both of these letters are., sign.ed by  T. Albert Moore, general secretary of  the Alliance.  "Hundreds of these letters have  been sent out to overawe the supposed offenders. In these letters there  is practically a compounding of the  offence, and pardon Is offered, though  indirectly. Herein lies an attempt to  usurp civil functions. The Alliance  not only has informers all over the  country, but is conducting a secret  correspondence which virtually  threatens citizens and attempts thus  to administer justice. What conclusion does tne public come to regarding the Sabbath legislation that the  Alliance has been the means of put-  V.  J.  Gilpin; B.  A.,  secretary-treasurer, Temple Bldg., Toronto.  The order referred" to in Letter No.  1, cf thc above circular letter, came  from the    Postmaster-General  a  few  weeks ago, and. as a result all post-  offices are absolutely closed on Sunday, access to letter boxes and all.  Already the matter is receiving the  attention of the business world and  citizens generally, and it is evident  that the order will bring .about a  fuller understanding of the Lord's  Day Alliance operations than has  heretofore been- had.'   -    FOR SALE���������������������������A 5-room brick cottage on Regent street near the river  shore; good location; in first-class  condition; Mrs. R. H. Binch,' Enderby, B. C.  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Enderby, 13. C.  Contractors & Builders  Estimates Furnished and Work Guaranteed  Garden,  Field  and Flower  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.  Ml   HENRY   3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver  .���������������������������_���������������������������   ������������������.  ���������������������������   *_.____ 1 J. % J. , BRITISH   COLUMBIA  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817 >" .   ���������������������������  Capital, $14,400,000      .. Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits,  $699,969.88  _  Honorary Presid _it, Rt. Hon. LORD STRATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL, O. C. M. G.  President, Hon.   SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND, K, C. M. G.  Vice-President and General Mana.er,   SIR EDWARD CLOUS TON, Bart.  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK,DEPARTMENT SSS?__?MtSSJS1^:  .Branches in Okanajran District: Enderby, Armstrong-, Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON, Esq.. Manager. Verncn . A. E. TAYLOR, Manager. Enderby '  Finest in  ''Enderby is a charming villiage with city airs;  When Faddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandon   ;,"  off his'feet he came .here, and now owns .one'of    --  finest brick hotels in the  country.    Although    Z_  ..   Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his   . ''.  hotel the King Edward.   In addition to the ex-... V  cellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10 ���������������������������-.,..  (.clock, which is an added attraction for tourists." -  (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.), ', . ' _.-  King Edward Hotel, Lph. ���������������������������RPHY  Enderby  FSi_������������������ ' F'if<=>     A_ r-lAcnt   !i._iir_r_r*������������������~^     Tho Liverpool _ London & Globe Ins. Co.  ���������������������������  ire,   __!ie,   /.CCnO-iKl   insurance The phoenix Insurance Co. of London. ���������������������������-  Agencies  A Life Insurance policy in the Royal Insurance Co.  of Liverpool, En_��������������������������� is a valuable asset. A plain,  straight for ward contr. ct, leaving no room for  doubt n? to its vah..- . -  British America Assurance Co.  Royal Insurance Coof Liverpool (Life dept)  The London _ Lancashire Guarantee &   ���������������������������  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK, ENDERBY  School Shoes  for  boys and girls must be  made of solid leather���������������������������  _shain__won,_t_do._wh_ere_  <^  strength is essential.  Then, too, they must be  comfortable, foot-conforming, wear-resisting, weather-defying  shoes, for the healthy,  hearty school boy or  girl steps on something  besides carpet floors,  and therefore needs not  the finest, but the best  fitting and the best, ancl  year in and year out you  will find this in the  Ames-Holden School  Shoes���������������������������Shoes built for  hard service.  ASK YOU?. .LUC* F0S  AMES-HOLDEN SHOES  7  ������������������ _  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HAN KEY & CO., Ltd.       VERNON, B.C.  When you want a typewriter get the best���������������������������an OLIVER.  Full information of H. M. WALKER. Enderby agent, or The Oliver Typewriter Co.  Chicago, 111. COS r OF RUNNING LONDON  GEE AT   LIABILITIES  OF   THE  BIG CITY.  Run ot Generous Principles���������������������������Cost  of Departments.oi' Government  ].i.-i.en..c.  In spite of thc fact Lhat the city  of London is universally regarded  as one'of the richest of the cities  _������������������ the world, and certainly as the  wealthiest and most important  ���������������������������square mile on thc face of the globe,  it is not generally appreciated how  numerous and how costly are the  activities of the ancient corporation which governs that city and to  what an extent the people of the  London outside the city���������������������������the Greater London���������������������������is indebted to thc city  fathers.  The. London Express of a recent  date contained thc following interesting article.  Before attempting a summary of  the work of thc city and of thc great  cost of it, let me. cite two instances  of .hat might well be called its disinterested generosity. I find those  In the new ''"Old Bailey" and in the  i>pen space outside the city boundaries, but maintained by the corporation. Only a very small part  Di' thc work of'the "Old Bailey" is  provided by the city. Middlesex.  Surrey, Kent, Essex, and Hertford  ill bring their criminals to its bar;  but the entire cost, which amounts  lo nearly $00,000 a year, is borne  by the city.  So, too, with the open spaces,  Epping Forest, Burnham Beeches,  High gate Woods. West Wickham  ��������������������������� and Coulsdon Commons, and West  Ham Park have been preserved to  the public largely by city funds,  and now form an annual charge  upon them of about 870,000. Epping Forest alone costs the city  $23,500 a year.  KEEPING LAW AND OREDR.  But the cost of running the city  is not to be estimated by such com-_  paratively small sums as these.  Take, for example, what the city  spends on thi. preservation of law  and order and thc prevention of  crime. One item alone���������������������������the maintenance of the police.force���������������������������absorbs  5900,000���������������������������add to this thc $58,500 for  the Central Criminal Court���������������������������a  building, by the way, whieh has cost  the capital sum of $1,715,000; some  hand, the wages are good, and the  city holds a fine record in the length  of service rendered by its employes  and the generous pensions they receive when they are no longer fit  for active work.  INSANE EXPENSIVE.  Then there is thc city's asylum,  which i.s run at thc cost of $135,000  a year, of which .$85,000 comes back  in the form of payments of private  patients; thc expense of thc Guildhall Library and Museum, amounting to .40.000, and all of it "out-  of-pockets" ; thc cost of such schools  as the City of London's schools for  boys and girls and the Freeman's  Orphan school, accounting for another $145,000, with a net loss of  about ������������������70,000; nor must one forget  that the SG5.000 spent in connection  with the Mansion House (including  robes for the Lord Mayor and the  upkeep- of the famous coach and  harness) is an item to be regarded  as a clear loss, from a financial  point of view.  LUNCHEON $10,000.  In the working of so great an institution as the city corporation,  whose credits in its balance sheet  exceed seven million pounds, and  whose work is so diverse and diffuse (doesn't it, by the way, risk  an annual liability" of $125,000 for  its School of Music) ? it may be expected that one would find some  curious items both of expenditure  and receipt. Space will not permit  of an account of these, but it will  $43,000 for thc .Mayor's Court,  which deals out ready and admirable justice in civic cases; $35,COO  for the city of London and certain  lesser courts; and no less a sum  thin $50,000 for magisterial dealings with minor crimes. I. should  point out, however, that thc expenses of thc city of London court  are considerably minimized by thc  fees received from litigants, and  the same remark would apply, but  with less force, to the ancient mayor's court in the Guildhall.  A great liability is always facing  thc city in respect of thc bridges  which span the river and rest one  end on thc city shore. Thc Tower  "Briefgc. " for-"instahe'e,~~c6nstiWtelf  an annual charge of no less than  $68,500; but thc Bridge House Estates have been so admirably managed in the past they they now  produce an income greatly in excess���������������������������some $'100,000 in excess���������������������������-of  the expenditure under tliat head.  COST OF MARKET.  probably interest our readers to  hear that, while thc city has to pay  $1,000 a year to keep up the Monument, it recovers from the public  no less than 83,800 in fees and $100  for the guide book to that familiar  column ; that the average cost of a  royal luncheon in the city is $10,-  000; that thc supply of gas and wa-  tci at the Temple Bar Memorial  amounts to SlOO; that the city expended last year $1,700 on landing  dead bodies found in the Thames;  and that the lord mayor���������������������������happiest  of all British taxpayers���������������������������has the  ^viable privilege of not paying  income tax on his mayoral _50,000  a year.  One final item. At the last royal  reception at the Guildhall, in one  crowded hour of glorious life, the  Guard, of Honor contrived to consume $100 worth of  ments !"  ta  was entirely    traversed  in  the  Duke of Connaught's  motor-car.  "SQUIRE OF SANDRINGHAM."'  His Majesty is, indeed, at his  best when he is at home in Norfolk. Then he becomes as oue of  thc Norfolk farmers, and the people of King's Lynn delight to name  him "Thc Squire of Sandringham."  Those of us who most highly appreciate his majesty for his great gifts  of statesmanship, for his illustrious  position among European rulers,  for his power, as _ I. Dclcassc put  it, of doing the right thing in thc  right way at the right time in thc  right placo, have only a slight idea  of the deep affection which is entertained for the King as squire.  He is the best of landlords, of  course, but he is also a strict one.  No public-house is allowed on his  majesty's property. Instead, he  has provided clubhouses in evcry  village on the estate.  The King is not in the least selfish in the enjoyment of his Norfolk estate. Even on days when big  shoots are toward, with perhaps the  famous Horseshoe covert to wind  up the day, there are few restrictions imposed. Not only is Sand-  ringham one of the most perfectly  managed properties in England,  but it is one of thc most'open. Wide  highways intersect it. Just now on  the broad main road, which sweeps  round by  DESCRIPTION OF CHICAGO  HORRIBLE AFTER DARK, SAYS  MRS.   ATHERTON.  ���������������������������No Other Place on Earth Comparable to (he Windy City in  lis Wickedness.  The only two bright spots in Chicago, which she calls gloomy, ugly,  frightful, dirty and money mad, aro  the Lincoln monument in Lincoln  Park and the Hull House, according to Mrs. Gertrude Atherton. of  San   Francisco,     novelist,   writer,  THIS HERO CAUSED PANH  THE BEAUTIFUL GATES  "light refresh-  SQUIRE OF SANDRINGHAM  ���������������������������_.��������������������������� i >.-.<-(  1Y__   u  EDWARD    IS    FOND  OF  OPEN AIR LIFE.  A .umlaut E.vercisc ami   Fresh Air  Keeps Hi.s  :<..,. jesly's Health  Good.  No European sovereign is so much  a man of the open air as the King,  and since hc came to tho 'throne  hc has seemed to live even more  and more out of doors, writes a  London correspondent. His majesty's health is excellent evidence  ul���������������������������th_^d__I===rcsttj t_=^iriclr"f 6tl_\r  - -������������������Again, the markets of the city  spell money, both in revenue and  expr-nditurc. The London Central  Market alone have over ...00,000  spent annually upon them, hut in  return the city, by rents and tolls  and sundry payments, rce.ivcs no  less than $000,000.    in the case of  tho Foreign  Cattle Market,  wlu-ro  j   can  not  remember   having  seen  the expenditure amounts to  $.70.-  000,  the receipts  do not equal  thc  irh .^go _~ct res TTJ us  abundant exercise and much fresh  air. He is G8 years old, but with  increasing years he retains his surprising vigor of mind and body. He  is singularly energetic, though not  active in the sense of one who walks  rapidly and far. When there is  nothing better available for an out-  of-door occupation hc docs not  despise the gentle game of croquet,  though he has never fallen a victim  ti golf.  Jle is not afraid of rain, and my  observation leads to thc belief that  lie actually revels in thc brisk freshness of a heavy shower. He hardly  ever uses an umbrella, or, at least,  presented on their marriage to the  then Prince and Princess of Wales  by the city of Norwich���������������������������gates from  which thc King has not removed the  arms of the many titles hc bore  when prince���������������������������the graceful pheasants strut or leisurely lift themselves over the fences into the wood.  Never a keeper is in sight.' November usually finds a damp wind  blowing from the Wash, an unpleasant product of the North sea. but  for the wayfarer the sturdy pines  break its force and, even in winter,  give a fresh, wholesome aroma to  the air. From the end of thc avenue the Wash may be seen on a fine  day glittering in Uic sunshine, but  normally when frost is absent it is  a dull brown stretch of shallows.  The avenue is open to any ono bent  on an autumn walk, and all thc  ravages of the storm of two years  ago have ben repaired.  His majesty has not attempted tb  be a crack shot like his friend and  cousin the late Don   Carlos or his  lively nephew the King of Spain.  King Alfonso likes to take off coat  and cap when he gets in a hot corner and make thc most of it.   With  his majesty-,  I fancy, shooting is a  means to  an end.     He   likes the  sport for its own    sake, but more  because it   takes him    among thc  healthy delights of field and wood.  Motoring thc King has made an  art.    It has meant much to him in  the ease and comfort with whieh he  can  spend hours in  fresh  air and  all the time in open country.    He  has robbed ceremonial of half   its  tir somen ess by  his  recognition of  the capabilities of a    perfectly organized motor stable.  and world traveller. Hull House,  believes Mrs. Atherton, does much  to redeem Chicago, and sho asserts  Miss Jane Addams is thc most wonderful woman in settlement work  in the world.  "If I had to live in Chicago I  would just as soon live in the slums  as any place else, I see little  choice. {.  "I think ths work of Miss   Ad-  dams is  wonderful.      That is-   the  word.      And she is at the head ofl'*  an institution  than   which there-is.  no greater in the world  as eventful voyage-op thi  str. pannonia.  Brave Steward Was Threatened b]  Foreigners Who Diiln'I;  Under island.  Heroism on thc part of a young  steward caused a panic: at sea  among the 1,441 steerage passengers of the Cunard liner Panno-  nia, during a recent voyage from  Mediterranean ports. When the  immigrants were released many ol  them sought to kiss thc man they  had   threatened  three weeks ago.  "Girl overboard!" "There sha  goes!'- shouted a score of steerage  passengers, when a steward rushed  to thc rail and threw a lighted lamp  covered with a long, white sheet,  into the ocean.  -H-KR-FK^-D-T-n-E-IMihr  Little    Paragraphs    About  Everything.  'Most  oxpr-ndituro. Billingsgate, on thc  nther hand, after demanding an expenditure of $i.5,000, nobly returns  it with a pro ist of .35.000.  PUBLIC IIFALTH COSTLY.  But thc great cost of running thc  city is perhaps more apparent when  one considers its expenditure on the  public health. Here there is a "little bill" of $050,000, of which, in  addition to $15,000 spent in direct  salaries and wages, no less than  $305,000 i.s required for sanitary expenses, $185,000 i'or paving and repairing pavements and $130,000 for  cleansing and watering.  ���������������������������As an employer, thc city is a  great bsnefactor to the country at  large, and must pay in salaries and  wages some half a million a year.  Nor can anyone say that its salaries  do not form a living wage���������������������������whether  we look at tho recorder, who receives $22,500 a year, or the common serjeant, with his $15,000 a  year, or tho city chamberlain, with  A similar salary,      On   the other  him do so.  FOB LIFE OUT OF DOO.BS  he prefers clothes which will resist  the rain, but he docs not seem to  like a mackintosh. Clad in a long  cloth cape, which completely covers  his other clothes, hc scorns to take  shelter from even a tropical downpour, lie likes the sea not only  in its fairer moods, as when hc is  yachting in pleasant weather on ihe  Solent, but also when ho can  watch it in storm. Often I have  se n him out on a small terrace  overlooking the Bay of Biscay when  thc waves were rolling savagely in  towards thc shore. Thc rocks  threw up the spray in line clouds  as the King stood watching thc  sunset beyond the Cote des Basques, and enjoying tho salt wind  that came in from the stormy Atlantic. On his tour abroad this  year the King was perpetually out  of doors, in (he royal yacht, or  ashore in motor-cars or carriages.  Hc picknicked wherever ho could,  even at Girgenti and Pompeii, Mal-  Nclson's biggest gun had an extreme range of one mile.  Each time a shell is fired from a  Dreadnought it costs $500.  Thc Insurance upon St. Paul's  Cathedral is. about $475,000, .   .   .  The Pope has thirty-five secretaries to answer his daily average  of  22.000 letters.  Bathing before breakfast is bad,  according to a well-known London  doctor.  Torpedoes arc impelled from the  torpedo-tube at an initial speed of  40 knots an hour.  Madame Sarah Bernhardt, thc  celebrated French actress, has a  dress valued  at $7,500.  The Czar of Russia, with .0,000,-  000 acres, is thc biggest landowner  i.i thc world.  As a protection against heat thc  Berlin fireman wears a jacket filled  with watcr.  Paris has opened a store for the  exclusive pale of accessories for  aerial flight. This is the first of its  kind in the world.  If a Chinese sailor rescues a  drowning man, he is bound by Chinese law to keep him and feed him  for thc rest of his life.   #__���������������������������   AFRAID TO GO OUT AT NIGHT.  " I am afraid to go out here at  night. If it is necessary to venture out after sundown .1 leave  evcry cent of money behind. No  place in the world can compare to  Chicago in its after dark wickedness, and therefore I say that anyone who has done the great good  here that Miss Addams has deserves more credit than those in  similar work in other cities. Thc  conditions she has had to face must  have appalled a fainter heart.  ��������������������������� "Chicago is not only bad in social conditions, but physically, it is  ugly. Thc only beautiful spot I  have seen was the Lincoln monument. I did get a glimpse through  the clouds of smoke of a .beautiful  facade on a downtown building, but  it was so begrimed and in such inartistic environs that the effect was  marred."  " But our residence districts,"  was feebly offered in .'defence.  "HIDEOUS HOUSES OF RICH."  This stirred only new words of  condemnation.  "Those hideous houses of your  rich along the lake front ruin all  thc natural beauty that nature has  tried to give to your city. They  are positive blots. And those  signs. Why are they not torn  down? Beautify the town generally; don't spend all the money and  time in thc parks." ���������������������������  "But Chicago women, surely you  will say that they are beautiful?"  HULL HOUSE ALL RIGHT.  "Now, really, I can't say. Your  women go along the streets so .fast  I have to dodge to keep out of their  way, let alone watching for beauty.  Iu thc carriages and automobiles  they seem so afraid of the smoke  that they bundle up in yards   and  yards_ of veil.___         ________________=______.  T     have  SEEING IS BELIEVING.  A few days after the Pannonia  had left Flurnc one of the passengers was heating water over an al-  jcohol lamp. A sudden lurch of the  vessel tipped over the lamp, whicl  was resting on thc edge of the wo  man's berth, and thc sheet tooi  fire. Immediately there was a cr]  of "Fire!"- The steerage passcn  gers began to pick up Bibles ane  beads. Some of them rushed to --������������������  upper decks and commenced tt  pray.  Thc cry of "Fire" had been hear,  by a young steward, who seized tn<  sheet, wrapped it about the lamp  and. running on deck, threw i<  overboard.. Several score of othoi  steerage passengers, who knev'  nothing of the fire, seeing thc whit*  sheet, began to shout in their-native-language :   "Girl  overboard I'  SAW THEIR MISTAKE.  In an instant a panic followed.  Thc crowd of excited foreigners  gathered around thc steward and  began to threaten him. Thc noise  and shouts, reached Captain Irvine,  who was on the bridge. He L.icn '  tried his best to calm the frightened passengers. Calling to six sailors and two junior officers, he sent  them out in.lifeboatsand also tiircu  overboard two illuminated buoys.  For fully twenty minutes a search  was made around the vessel for the  supposed girl that had been thrown,  overboard. Finally an interpreter  was secured, who told thc steerage  passengers the truth.  The steward was thanked by tho  steerage passengers for his heroism  ancl presented with trinkets .which  came from different parts of tho  world.  Tlio streets'* 1 nave seen  mountain trails in better condition.  But you havo Hull House, and that  sends a great white light through  thc gloom. Its rays encircle tlie  world, for thc good accomplished  here has had its effect elsewhere.  __i-  " Doctor, I'm afraid I have a bad  case of influenza." "Not at all,  sir! You couldn't say 'influenza'  if you had."  A girl like an extravagant young  man���������������������������if she isn't going to marry  him.  A padded coll yawns for the  young man who uses perfumed stationery.  CAT AND RAT ARE CRONIES.  Hal,   Sleep   and   Play Together ���������������������������  Pussy Defends Protege.  An intimate friendship between a  pet white rat and a big eat is reported by a correspondent of St.  Nicholas. When the white rat was  about 2 months old by accident a  stray cat was allowed to enter the  room. It was immediately expected that pussy would devour thc rat.  But there was great surprise  when the rat instead of showing  fright and running away ran toward thc cat and nestled itself under the cat's warm breast. Thc  cat is apparently as fond of this  white rat as she would be of her  own kittens.  When they arc fed they arc given  pieces of meat cut in strings. Each-  one gets hold of a string at either  end and they try to see which can  eat the most of it. The cat usually  wins because she is the stronger.  If the white rat is missing the  cat hunts first in the wicker basket  in which they sleep together and  then in every nook and corner and  sometimes in the collar or attic until she finds the rat. -  Pussy and the white rat have bceii  together now for a little over a  year, and the cat is thoroughly responsible for this, for when stray  cats come around to the back  door she jumps out of her corner,  shows fight -and chases them.  HIGHEST RAILWAY BRIDGE.  Rests on   -13.000   Cubic   Metres of  Solid Masonry*  The Fades railway viaduct, carrying thc Paris (France) main lino  between Montlucon and Clermont-  Ferrand over thc Sioule gorge, has  just been opened. Situated between Sain .-Priest-Sanret ancl  Ancizes-Saint-Georges, it rises to a  Ketgfr t"7> f=n"_"a_"l jrM 50=f __1fl_b_."e^tlfeT  level of thc valley, and is said to  be thc highest railway bridge in  the world. French journals assert  that it.is fifteen feet higher than the  Goktcek bridge in the Shan hills  in Burma, and thirty feet higher  than the Garabit bridge over the  Truyerc valley in the Department  of the Canal.  " The bridge," which" is a" con- :  tinuous steel girder structure 525  yards in length and 22 feet wide,  with a lattice bracing 40 feet deep  and weighing 2, .00 tons, is supported on two enormous rectangular piers of masonry over 300 feet  high, ivhich in turn rests on pedestal bases nearly 70 feet high. The  43,000 cubic metres of masonry upon which the bridge is supported is  founded on solid rock. Thc centre  span between the two piers is 470  feet long, and is flanked by two  spans each 380 feet in length. Tho  centre span wa.s constructed in sections, 20 feet to 25 feet long, which  wore built out, section by section,  from each pier until the two arms  met and were joined.  Thc work begun in October,  1901, was delayed by thc subsidence  of the rock foundation of one of tho  abutments, the designs of which  had ultimately been modified. The  bridge had in consequence to be  continued for a distance of nearly  180 feet over an auxiliary pier 100  feet high, the foundations of which  were sunk to a depth of nearly 150  feet. The modification delayed  work on thc ruperstructure for several years.  What a noisy world this would "���������������������������-���������������������������  if we all preached wha t we p.,:.  tiso?  _ M  i  ... (i c2-  NOT FOR MONEY  SAYS MRS. QUIRK  WOULD     HE     RE  DODD'S KIDNEY  WITHOUT  PILLS.  Tlicy Cured His Lumbago of Twenty Years Standing, and Made  Him Feel Twenty Years Younger.  Fortune" Harbor, Nfld., Dec. 20.���������������������������  (Special).���������������������������Sixty years of age, but  hale and hearty and with all the vigor of a young man, Mr. Richard  Quirk, well knowri and highly respected' here, gives all the credit  for his good health to Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "I suffered for over twenty years  from Lumbago and Kidney Disease," Mr. Quirk says, "and after  consulting doctors and taking their  medicines, made up my mind 1 was  incurable. I was unable to work  when I was persuaded to buy a box  of Dodd's Kidney Pills. To" my-  great and happy surprise I had not  taken half a box when I experienced great relief. Seven boxes  cured me. That was in 1900, and I  am still cured. I would not be without Dodd's Kidney Pills for any  money. I am twenty years younger  than before I took them."  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure the kidneys. Healthy kidneys strain all  the impurities out of .the blood.  That's why they cure Rheumatism,  Sciatica, and other diseases caused  by the presence of uric acid in the  blood.  ���������������������������*   PRECIOUS  STONES OF INDIA.  Diamond   Industry   Limited���������������������������Ruby  Mining Profitable.  Diamonds, rubies, sapphires, spinels, tourmalines, garnets, rock  crystals, and various sorts of amber  and jadcite are the-precious stones  found on India's coral strand. The  ruby and jadcite are the only stones  of considerable value produced.  Large quantities o* turquoise come  from Sikkiin and Tibet, that from,  the latter country being harder,  darker blue, and therefore more  .valuable. The importation of precious stones into India amounts annually to about $4,900,000. "   -  The deamond industry is limited,  and is carried on in southern India,  the northern part of the Indian peninsula and in the central provinces.  Ruby mining is- carried on in Upper Burma-and .next to petroleum,  is the most profitable of the mineral resources of the state, the va'ue  ��������������������������� ofthe product being about $500,000  annually.      One. ruby  of seventy-  - Fevcn carats  was taken out a fjw  years ago valued at $133,330.  Sapphires used to be mined in  Kashmir, but the mines are now  said to bo exhausted. The yellow,  white, blue and green varieties \  sapphires aro found in the ruby  bearing gravels in Burma. The  spinel is    found - in    considerable  - quantities in Burma.  Tourmaline stones of blue, gr.sn  and black in coloring are found in  Upper Burma, Garnets arc mined  in Jaipur. Rock crystal, cut for  cheap jewelry, known as valeain  diamonds, is found in Madras. An-  _,othci_quartz_crlvstal,J__ui.d-in T<,_...-  bagh, is cheaper and is used f.-r  necklaces. . Chalcedonic. silica *s  called happik and embraces m.iy  forms- of agate, mined in the Dec-  can. Agates and carnelians are  cut and prepared for market in  Bombay. Large quantities are  Bhbped ��������������������������� to Europe and China.  .Tadcitc of beautiful green veins'is  found in other parts of India. The  stone sells, for" $50 to $100 a liuri-  drcdweight.  their long-talked of kingdom.  From Roumania, from Russia, and  even out of England, they are preparing to move.  . Thc preliminary regulations have  been kept secret for fear of international complications, but it is  now known that the powerful Ito  Society (the object of the society is  to procure a territory upon an autonomous basis for those Jews who  cannot remain in the lands where  they at present live) sent an expedition there quite recently, and  though their report is not exactly  favorable, it is, on thc other hand,  not so unfavorable as to deter the  bolder Jewish spirits from attempting an organized scheme of colonization.  A thousand lusty young men,  armed for protection against the  fierce Arab nomads, are to be the  pioneer settlers. After them will  come the older men with their  wives and families. Transportation will not be difficult, for the  new holy land lies within easy distance of both Russia and Palestine.  It is even nearer southern -Europe.  Yet it has been closed to Europeans  from time immemorial. This .is  owing to the -jealousy of the Turkish Government, which has absolutely declined, except on very rare  occasions, to permit travellers to  pass into the interior.  Yet Turkey welcomes the Jews as  Jews, the reason being, that they  have behind them neither soldiers  nor gunboats, so that thre is no  fear of the Porte being called upon  to pay compensation in case a few  scores of them arc killed by thc desert tribesmen. .  And this is an eventuality that is  very likely to happen, for no more  dangerous pcople exist anywhere  than the fierce fanatics who now occupy the territory which it is' presently proposed to ealL by its  anoicnt name of Cyrenacia.���������������������������Pearson's Weekly.  KING, THE GLOBE TROTTER.  Left Montreal Oct. 23rd, at 1 p.m.  to walk to Vancouver, 2,896 miles,  ov r the C.P.R. tracks, wearing  CATSPAW RUBBER HEELS.  King passed Port Arthur, 991  miles, Dec. 14th.  When will he reach Vancouver,  113 prizes offered nearest guess-  ers.  Contest free to all.  Each guess given a number in order received, and prize list mailed.  Prizes mailed to winners.  Guess on a postal card.  Write plain.  Address Dept. B,  WALPOLE RUBBER CO., LTD.,  MONTREAL.  AN UNDERGROUND CITY.  Dates Back Two  the Birth  Centuries Before  of Christ.  a  TWISTING IT.  "You say he   called me  sausage?"   <>  " That was   evidently    what  meant."  "Tell mc exactly "what he said."  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If your virtues'are writ in heaven  they -will be visible on earth  without a telescope.  Much so-called religious effo it is  an attempt to make; others feel as  bad as we do.  It is better to help one lame dog  than to waste all your powers talking about loving everybody.  The thing that worries some  saints is that God seems to be doing  things without consulting them.  The people who cry for practical  preaching are the first to dema.id  "the simple gospel" when they get  hit,.  Many a saint would have less  troutdo wrestling with the devil if  he would get out and wrestle with  a ball for an hour or two.  Aftar ��������������������������� Cofd Drh_ don't fan to .__������������������ a .������������������__poo*.  ful of Painkiller nixed with a pluss of hot water  ^nd sugar. It surely prereuts chilli. Aroid sub-  Ititutes, there is but one " Painkiller"��������������������������� Perry  Darin'���������������������������25c. and SOo.  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Here the Jews are to    establish  It Will Prolong Life.���������������������������De Sota;  the Spaniard,' lost his life in the  wilds of Florida, whither he went  for the_purposc of discovering the  legendary "Fountain of perpetual  youth," said to exist in that then  unknown country. While Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil will not perpetuate youth, it will remove the bodily  pains which make the young - old  before their time and harass the  aged into untimely graves.  A GENTLE INSINUATION.  - Lady���������������������������"My husband gives mc a  piece of jewelry every birthday."  Friend���������������������������" You must have quite a  collection of them now, my dear."  very best remedy is  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills taken  according to'directions. They rectify the irregular action of the stomach and restore healthy action.  ,For many years they have been a  standard remedy for dyspepsia and  indigestion and are highly esteemed for their qualities.  THE TRUTH GETS OUT.   .  "Ah, Mrs.. Goodwin," said thc  person as he pushed his chair back  from thc table. " I haven't cat-  en as good a dinner as this since  I was here six weeks ago."v  ��������������������������� "Neither have we," piped little  Elmer from the place near the foot  of the table."  New Term  Our Winter Term begin* on January .Mi.  Our equipment, course., ami all facilitie.  are unexcelled, ami <re can do bettar  work than over before. - Write for catalogue.  British-/*merles .   Busi".ss   College,  Y.M.C.A. SldS., TORONTO.  .T7.V_ DOLEflRS a day sura, mai  jjp   labor-savini machines. Kxpcm  ka'rv.   Kvoryl.  dy  buys. _ Thoy sell  [..cents   wanted  ever  hiings particulars.. C  made sellinz our~  ence unneces-  themselves."  ywnere.   A   postal   to-day;  liarlc.i Adams, Sa_nia, Ont.  The Japa Old It They snpplfei the Menthol  found in "The DAL" Menthol Plastor, which  relieves instautlT backache, headache, neuralgia,  i_6ui_atinm and sciatica.  ' It isn't how far you get on in  this world, but-how well you "cover  the distance you do make.  gijDNEY  fePlttS   ^  "A Little 0tId. You Know," will become a great  danger if it be allowed to roach down the threat  lo tne lungs. Nip the peril in the bud with  Allen'i Lung Baliam, a nure remedy contaiulag  Bo opiate*.  Some people get credit-for being  patient when in reality they are too  cowardly  to start anything.  A Sure Corrective of Flatulency.  When thc -undigested food lies in  the stomach it throws off gases causing pains and oppression in the  stomachic region. Thc belching or  eructation of these gases is offensive "and the only way to prevent  them is to restore the stomach to  proper action. Parmelee's Vegetable Pjlls will do this. Simple du  rections go.with each packet and  a course of them-systematically is  certain to effect a cure.  -   WARY.  Thompson ��������������������������� "Suppose  should call you a liar,  you'do."  Jones     (hesitatingly) ���������������������������  sized man?"  a   man  what would  What  Tearing Down Sign ata doen not delay etoraa.  Opiuni-Jaden " inedciines " way check eoeghini,  but tho cold ������������������t_y. Do not trifle ; when youbefla  to cough take Allen's Lang - Balaam, free (rea  eaiam, full of healing power.-  TELLING.  The banker's "teller" is he  thc bank you go,  FOR CHARITY'S SAKE.  Have two small trees, one for thc  family and the .other for charity.  Let each one, especially thc children, hang some simple gift on this  tree. The next day someone can  distribute these gifts among poor  children, for even in the smallest  communities we always find those  less fortunate than ourselves. In  a certain Sunday school this plan  is- successfully carried out each  year.  _**_!/  l/FG   Raise Them Without Milk  f./lii .CO Booklet Free.  ^^   Stecle.UJriggaSeed Co��������������������������� Ltd., Torouto.JOnt. ;.  HOPE FOR THE DBA.-IN ACOUSTICOW-i  one of the marvels of the ������������������!ectricxl at.������������������.j  lu i _e throughout tho world. Write for cata-j  poguo. t-General'Acoustic'Co., of CauaJa, Ltd.,;  ics Yongo Street. Toronto.  ALL YOUR SILVER CLEANED. IN ONB  MINUTE. No . courlnp, nilibin.e or polish-  in?, just dip in warm .atercnntaiiiinq "ICIectrn ."  and wipe on towel. Perfectly h&nn'et. Send  85 cents for packape.' Useful household article  pivon KURT, for a 'ow minute:, of your, timo and  2 cents pnsta.e.. Kconomic Supply Company, St.-  .atharine .-Ontario.     '- J '  FURS  ESTABLISHED  1S79.  We REako Everything  in Furs,  .o,.ti> Jackets, Muffn,  Stoles, Caps, GauntletJ, etc.  Write for catalog. ��������������������������� ,   -  Write  There is nothing equal to Mother  Groves'. Korm Exterminator for destroying worms. No article of its  kind has given such satisfaction.  when to  If overchecked  Politely tells  who,  your balance is,  you so.  Hollo way's Corn Cure is the medicine to remove all kinds of corns  and warts, and only costs tho small  sum of twenty-five cents.  /?____M775_,jf_.r/.1,i./..Ci  M<* AU PAMS*i*ACfl4  Inflammation ot  th   Kidney . of the  Bladder, of the  Bowels, of tho  Lunge. Sore Throat,  Bronchitis, DilHeul.  Breathing, Croup. Catarrh, Influenza, Head  ache, Toothache. Neu  ralfda, Khoumatisin, Cold  ChllU, -Acuo Chills, ChH-  blaina. Frostbites quickly  cured by  Radway's Ready ftellei  RAW FURS we pay highest prices,  for prico list.  D.    K.    BASTEDO   &   CO.,  77 Kins St. K.. Toronto.  Do j-ou trap or buy  Furs? I nm Canada's  lareest dealer, I p������������������y  laiftiiestprices. Your  r.hipraeuiB soHcited'.  I pay mail and   ex-'  press chargres; remit  promptly.   Also In .rest dealer In Bt _f_idc.\s, *  Sheepskins, etc. Quotations and shipping tags  sent tree, _3  heeps  jnt trc  JOHN  KALLAM   TORONTO  _3_������������������. _S_ JEfc ____'____. *E. aJC ' S  *=^  5������������������_"_wi.������������������_  NO. 52-_9.  PETER THE GREAT'S STATUE.  A monument of Peter the Great  has just been erected in St. Petersburg, and is the work of the celebrated Russian sculptor,- Leopold  Bernstamm. Tho incident symbolized took place in the Bay of  Cronstadt. Peter' was on his way  to visit somo ironworks, when he  observed some sailors in distress.  He impetuously waded into the  water, and was for several hours  engaged in the work of rescue. Thc  exposure hastening the end of Russia's great ruler.  UNCLE EZRA SAYS:  "Some men could do a better  job at after-dinner speakin' cf they  didn't eat so all-fired much."  BLAMING HIMSELF.  "Did you ever get bunkoed 1"  I suppose it was my  '" Once, but  own fault.".  "How was it?"  " I   gave    a    preacher  marrying mc."  Piffling I   Cleaning I  9t>t ih* ttrr *������������������H i*a< _.   . wort lo ib*  "������������������������������������������������������IT(IH AIICRIOAN ���������������������������YEINC 00."  Leak lot a.*al la I ami lovn, or t������������������_4 4lr*ek.  tf__.tro_J,T������������������rooto. Ottawa, Qucfcaa  $50 for  f  Children Like  ���������������������������  CURE ^  '.Ut US! K .rati tot (ou .l_*{&. *  It is so pleasant to take���������������������������stops the  cough so quickly. Absolutely safe  too and contains no opiates.  All Drucaitt. 25 casta.  SSS__SMnMMSS_S8M.  WANTED  MUSKRAT  USc,   No. |,  Canadian  Hide and Skin Company,  86 Frsnt St. E., Toronto, Ont.  GROWS  KA1R  ON  ANY HEAD  50c. and $1.00.   (I'liaruntoo withovery bottle.  Ifi.r R.ilo at Drujj Sto. s and Barber Shopn, "or  MARLATT   HAIR   PROMOTING   CO.,  93   Bathurst St,, Toronto.  CHRISTMAS STAMPS  HELP CANADA'S  NEEDY  CONSUMPTIVES  T  FARM   FOR  SALE.  140 acres, 70 acres cleared, close  to Bothweil, Kent County. Good  house and farm, buildings, good  roads. Terms easy. Apply to  Gibbons, Harper <_ Gibbons, London, Canada.  A GREAT DEMAND POR  PAPER STOCK  WASTE PAPER OP ALL GRADES.  Alio Sags, Iron, UeUl���������������������������, Bui. ere. Etc.  E   PULL AN   fld*l������������������y������������������ ���������������������������"<* Maud *te_������������������  ���������������������������   rULli_in, Toronto, Ont.     ^  Phone for particulars. Main KM.  HE net proceeds from stamps sol  r/ill be used for tho extension of  thc work of the Musknka Free  Ilosp .al for Consumptives. The available' beds were trebled as tho result of  las'., year's Stamp Campaign.  xsUY THEM.    USE THEM.  HIST.? THE GOOD WORK ALONG.  THE BEST INVESTMENT  J   YOU EVER MADE.  ONE   CENT   EACH.  Not a single patient has ever been  refused admission to the Muskok&l _. _o  Hospital for Consumptives because of  hia or her inability to pay.  IS  .JVERY  STAMP  SOLD  BULLET IN THE  AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS  WARPARV,  If not on sale In your town, write  J. S. Rose, took, Sec.-Treas. National  Sanitarium Association, 347 King St.  W., Toronto. All information turn-  ished and stampa mailed promptly On  receipt of order.  "       " '     ��������������������������� ' ' ������������������������������������������������������    w  Kindly mention tbv name of this  paper ii witting to advertisers. _    fc* '  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, February 24, 1910  PROFESSIONAL  T\R, H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon, 11 to 12  Afternoon, 4 to 5  Evening:, 7 to 8  Sunday, by appointment  Officp: Cor. Cliir and George Sts. ENDERBY  GAME PROTECTION ACT  Under the new game protection  law, it shall he unlawful for any person (other than officers and men of  His Majesty's army and navy and of  laid, the sum to be paid back with  interest on twenty-year debentures as  a frontage tax. For illustration, let  us figure the cost of laying a walk in  front of a 30-foot lot, and the  amount the owner would have to pay  to    the municipality.  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block.. Enderby,B.C.  C!U C"!=f ET _L _ S_Ttt7_���������������������������  SECRET SOCIETIES  Regular meetiiiKs first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visitinp  brethren cordially  invited.  Secretin-.  FRED. H. BARNES  W. M.  I. 0.0. F.  3.  ___������������������/   Eureka Lodge. No. .0    ; f  Meets every Tuesday  evening at 8 o'clock, in 1. O. I ior  0. F. hall,  Metcalf block.   Visiting brothers always    welcome.    J.   A.   McMorland, N. G.,  A  Reeves, Sec'y. E. J. Mack, Trcas.  |the permanent    corps    ol militia for'back annually  | the time being in active service in j The cost in Penticton would be about  the Province), who is not actually!22 cents per square foot. In measur-  domiciled and has not been in actuating the width of a walk, a builder  residence for six months in this Pro-j measures from the bottom of the  vince,  to at any time hunt, take or j curb-stone on    one    side   across the  walk to the bottom of the curb-stone  on the other side. The curb-stone  being a foot high, it is evident that  what would really be a six-foot walk  would measure eight feet. Thirty  multiplied by eight, multiplied by 22  cents, would give the cost of the  walk at $52.80. -This divided into  twenty annual payments gives $2.64  per payment. The interest on $52.80  for one year at six per cent, amounts  to $3.17. Payment and interest together for the first year would  amount to $5.81. The interest would  be reduced each successive year in  proportion as the principal was  duced."  kill any animal or bird, or to angle  ^ (as the term is generally understood)  .for any fish    in   any   waters of this  ���������������������������Province; or    to   carry, except when  .   ___ j travelling,    firearms,    fishing     rods,  A.1T.& Aei'V_l. itraps or other clevices of any descrip-  | tion for taking animals, birds or fish  Enderby   Lodge     No.    .0 i _.__<-,,.*   _..,.      i ��������������������������� . .    .  j without first   having    obtained a licence in    that    behalf.     Such licence  shall be in one of tlie forms set out  in Schedule A to this Act; and every  J. C. metcalf ] such    licence    may    be   signed     and  I granted only by the Provincial Game  [Warden or any Government agent in  [the Province,    and   shall be in force  only that   period    for which the  same has been issued.     The fee to be  paid for   a   general   license to hunt  re-  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 33, K. of . .  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  ROBT. N. BAILEY, C.C.  C. E. STRICKLAND. K.R.S.  R. J. COLTART, M.I.  K. of P. Hall is the only hall in Enderby suitable  fnr public entertainments. For rates, etc., apply  to- I.. 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, $1.60 per    ''  Drifted Snow Pastry, $1.60    "  Whole Wheat Flour, $1.55   "  Graham Flour,     -    $1.45    "  Four Star Chop, $1.35 per 80 lbs  Three Star Chop, $1.30 per 80 lbs  Two Star Chop, $1.25 per 80-lbs  Bran: $.85 per 70 lbs.  Shorts, $1.15 per 90 lbs.  Middlings, $1.25 per 90 lbs.  Oats, $1.30 per 100 lbs.  Oat Chop, $.90 per 60 lbs.  Wheat, $2.20 per 125-Ibs  Barley Chop, $1.05 per 70 lbs.  Whole Corn, $2.00 per 100 lbs.  Cracked Corn, $2.15 per 100 lbs.  Rolled Oats, $.75 per 20-1 b 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.  Enderby B C.  for or shoot any animal or bird, and  to angle shall be $100, but such licence shall not give the holder the  right to kill more than two moose,  two wapiti, two mountain rams of  any one species, or more than three  in all; three goats, three caribou and  j three deer of any one species, or  i more than five in all; or more than  two hundred and fifty ducks."  BUSH FIRE ACT  The amendment   to   the Bush Fire  Act brought    in    by   the Hon. Chief  Commissioner at the present session  of the provincial house is as follows:  "It shall not be lawful for any person, whether such i _i-son be the own- |  er or    occupier   of   land    or   be the '  agent, servant   or    contractor of or '  for such  owner   or   occupier,  to set j  out, or cause to be set out or start-!  ed, between thc first day of May and l  the first day of October in any year, '  within any fire district,  any fire for '  the purpose" of   clearing land,  unless '  such person   shall    have   obtained a ���������������������������  permit under    the   hand of the Fire i  Warden,     Government    agent,    Gold  Commissioner,       Timber     Inspector,  Forest    Ranger,    Mining     Recorder,  Provincial Police Officer or Constable  or any other officer appointed under  the provisions of this Act to enforce  (the     provisions    and    - requirements  j thereof, ancl    unless   the person who  ihas obtained    such    permit shall, by  [himself, his    agent,    servant or con-,  , tractor, constantly watch over, man- '  i age and care for any fire set out or i  'started pursuant to such permit, and |  ;shall observe    every   reasonable care j  land precaution   to    prevent such fire  from spreading."  AGAINST THE ORDER  The following resolutions passed by '���������������������������  the Alberni Board of Trade indicates  the line of objection    to the Sunday j  closing order which was recently made _  by the Postmaster General: j  "Whereas,    it   appears that a rule ���������������������������  has been issued that the public shall :  be denied access   to their post office  boxes from midnight on Saturday to  midnight on Sunday of each week. .  "And, whereas, the operation of  such an order will prove a great inconvenience to the public and even to  the postmasters in rural post offices,  for the following among other rea-  I sons:    In rural places where the mail  MEN  We are just in receipt of our  Spring Suits. A full line of  Lowndes goods. There can  be none better. These are  the leaders; quiet but stylish;  smart and dressy, for all occasions. Pants and Suits,  See our line before placing  your order for Spring Suit.  We are also prepared to take  your order for an Art Tailoring Co.'s suit. These are the  highest-class tailors in Can-  arrives by stage or steamer and the  ada.     Come   in    and   let  US  ver  House  Cleaning  Will soon be on. Call and see  my stock of Carpets, Matting,  Linoleum, Wall Paper, and all  necessary article! for beautifying and making the home  comfortable.  W.  T. HOLTBY  Furniture Denier and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.       ENDERBY  TIMBER LICENCE ACT  The act to amend the Land Act in  which provision is made for the per-  ^ptLuaL__tenure���������������������������of-=timber���������������������������l,.nd=-lield-  under special licence,  was introduced  last week by Hon. Price Ellison, chief  , commissioner of lands.     The amend-  jing act provides that special timber  ! licenses shall be transferable and re-  I newable from year to year while mer-  ' chantable timber in sufficient quantity to make it commercially valuable  exists on   the    land    covered by thc  , license.   It i.s provided that the holder of any license who wishes to rc-  (new    under   thc    provisions   of    the  amendment    act   granting perpetuity  of  tenure must surrender his  old  li-  ' cense within two years from April 1,  1910.  time of arrival is  lar and frequently  night, it will involve that the people  ! in the town and still more, people j  .living a few miles distant, will have \  , to wait for hours on Saturday night, i  i the tardy arrival of the mail or else  be unable to answer letters by the  following mail, which, in places not  ' receiving more than a bi-weekly ser-  ; vice, would mean a delay of four  days. Sunday is often" the only day  ' in the week that men working at a  ' distance from the postoffice, can get  down for their letters. The rule pro-  ' posed would be an inconvenience to  the postmasters themselves as the  boxes being accessible to the public  on Sunday causes them no trouble or  Sunday work, while the new rule  would compel their attendance at the  office both at midnight on Saturday  | and also at midnight on Sunday, a  I very irksome restriction, more especially in cases where, as often happens, the postmaster does not live  Ion the premises. Moreover, the need  | of such rule has not been demonstrated by any public agitation or dis-  ' cussion or called for by any representative body so far as we know.  ! "Therefore, the members of the Al-  1 bcrni Board of Trade do strongly  j urge upon the postal authorities the  | advisability of cancelling the said  'regulation. And further resolved  1 that copies of this regulation be sent  to the Postmaster-General, the inspector for British Columbia and to  I our Dominion and Provincial mem-  ibers."  y ������������������!teo [.,?,f__ ish������������������w y������������������u this season's samples and the new styles of  cut.,. Satisfaction guaranteed  A nice line of Tooke's Tailor-  made Shirts. These are the  coat-shirts ��������������������������� the common-  sense shirt���������������������������the latest thing  in Shirtdom.  TORONTO  Let us show you our new line of MEN'S SHOES.    "We can save you $1 on a pair  During Lent we shall keep on hand the choicest smoked Fish.  THE POLSON MERCANTILE CO.  UNNECESSARY RULES  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION  "NJOTICE ia hcroby (fiven that the partnership  -^ heretofore existing between us the undersigned, as proprietors of the Kinfr Edward Hotel,  in the City of Enduiby, I.. C, ha_ this day been  dissolved by mutual consent.  All debts owing to the said partnership are to  be paid to Mr. I'. 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 be lettled.  Dated at Enderby. B. C, this 1st day of February, 1910.  BESSIE BELL. Administratrix,  IVH. MURPHY.   If you have not tried the Glen Gerrack milk and cream, you do not yet  know the satisfaction of being milk-  satisfied.  APPLICABLE    TO   ENDERBY, TOO  ! In a recent issue the Penticton  j Press gives some figures relating to  ;the cost of cement sidewalks which  ! should be of interest to the people nf  Enderby.   It says:  "If the business people of Penticton wish to assist the Council in  building up the town without adding  to the burden of the municipality,  there is no better way for them to  do it than by having granolithic  sidewalks built in front of their  properties. It is customary in the  laying of granolithic walks for a  town or municipality to borrow the  sum required to do the work and  then charge up the whole amount  against the property along the side  of the street upon which the walk is  The Armstrong Advertiser has  this to say: "Mail is of the utmost  importance. Canada depends on mail  being received promptly, and a hundred and one complications arc sure  ! to arise from this order being put  into effect. A day's delay in the receipt of communications very often  has resulted in immense loss and entanglements. The very unreasonable-  ! ness of the order will defeat it. No  one wishes to work- on Sunday, and  employees are never asked to, except  in rare instances when absolute and  positive necessity compels it, and all  the man-made laws In creation will  be of no effect when this condition  arises."  Man and wife want situation on  farm by 1st of March. Wife, cooking  and housework; man, general. farm  work. Experienced. Address, Chris  Jones,  Armstrong,  B.C.  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 best on the Pacific Coast.  N. B.���������������������������A few S. C. White Leghorns  and  White Wyandotte cockerels  -for"salef"from-same^strains'as-my-winners.^=Price8-on^application. =���������������������������  't  Enderby, B. C. ^  Prompt attention to all customers  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERB_Y, B. C.  Cutters and Fashionable  Winter turn-outs.  Good Rigs; Careful Drivers; Dray ing of all kinds.  Comfortable ancl Commodious Stabling for teams.  Land-seekers and Tourists invited to give us a trial.  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  BREAD  We are still making bread from  Moffet's Best Flour; 3 loaves for 25c.  Bread like mother used to make: not  chaffy, and full weight. We won first  and special at Salmon Arm Fall  Show for best loaf made from Moffet's Best flour. Patronize home flour  and labor, and deal with���������������������������  A. J. POUND, City Restaurant  John S. Johnstone  Contractor and Builder, Enderby  _  Having added a cement brick machine to my cement plant, I am now  prepared to enter into contract for  all kinds of cement work. Portland  cement, plaster and lime kept in  stock.  s  .1  *__  if  1  ,i  _  .:  h  ���������������������������1\  -?  1  =41

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