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 > * ���������������������������'if*   rit^X**^ SW������������������  '1*T'ilftit*fy??^i *'?''1!i:rT'^  C~ ; J^W^f ^^.-VajfffJj^^.MJjf^^M-lT-V*  f,^un^%^3^>?ffaofaj^<jfcJj^'Jc*ir^r^  Ur<a**���������������������������f^rn^^m-... ^**'u* Wi ���������������������������*������������������*������������������������������������&*  fi' v'^ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  c/x  vEnderby, B. C," September 7, 1911  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 4; No. 28; Whole 'No.,184 lyt^M  fa'-'  I **���������������������������-���������������������������  r  i:  r  17  i  Mr,     *  M  Pi  i  ;i  Mr. Martin Burrell Addresses the -"  " ___1 ~ _.      ,       - _.        , .  -     ' of emigrants.       In    the   face   of all  Mectors 61 JLnderby on Reciprocitythis we are ^sked to change our  - .   .       \   - whole, policy, and . why ? "Why- just  workingmen  to  study   the -principles because   tbe   American tariff experts  of Socialism, and' closed his remarks asked us to, and;t>ecause, rot having  by calling attention to the fact that experts .of our. own,  our representa-  he would address "a meeting on So- tives did not   know   what they were  cialism in K. of P. Hall next Satur- doing." ������������������  day evening.  'sources, and drawing the finest class  Brief MeiltiOn  Of HaPPCnlngS HI    : -'iV'  of emigrants.       In    the   face   of all -     A, 1 ,    -r-i      l   '   l 1   *f-\������������������   ~.  <"���������������������������'", ':  and About Enderby arid ijistrict  The   speaker   of   the evening then  Discussing t the   question   from the  Imperial   side,    Mr.   Burrell   said it  followed.      Mr.   Burrell   referred to Was-far.'more to Ganada's advantage  several minor matters brought up  by Mr. Mackelvie and.Mr. Johnson,  before proceeding with .the discussion  to continue to walk in paths known  and tried arid leading to and' from  the Mother Land, than to experiment  of the weightier, issues!   Speaking ot^J^- bye-paths-leading to Wash-,-  the .charge-pressed, by the Liberal.ington' ���������������������������" He   felt -Confident that the  orators'-throughout    the : campaign !people of   Canada '-would decide:the  to the effect   that   the Conservatives'question ar^ht'.0Q the 21st-������������������f SeP"  in the House'were responsible for it8.jtember,,and.called ;upon his< hearers  early "dissolution   and'  the Country |to lend  -their-   assi?tance.in ?uPP������������������rt  being'forced tdgo to the expense .of f������������������f a  CanadiaQ~ P0-licv.-  without anv  holding"  this     election.'     But "���������������������������this . !n*an5lini* a������������������fejjces ,with  our neigh  charge" was    not" true," Mr.  Burrell  said*     Sir Wilfrid.Laurier attempted'  bors to the s'outh.' -  Mr. Martin Burrell addressed a  meeting in Enderby* last evening. It  was his second meeting for the day  and he did\ not speak with the vim  and snap characteristic of" his addresses on other occasions. He addressed a -meeting at' Salmon Arm  in the afternoon, pnd the* long drive  over after a tiring trip of 600 miles  or more which he has undergone in  r the past week, made him speak with  less vigor than usual, and yet his  calm, sanelogic and lucid reasoning,  coupled  with  his'"characteristic fair-  - ness, quickly won, for him the attentive ear of- his audience.-> Few men  on the political platform in the West  rat least, are'theequal of Mr. Burrell.  He .can   make   his   point"   with., the  - least possible effort, and never fails  " to,,lay ^lucidly- before his, hearers a  y"clean,  clear-cut , argument .that' con-  ./vinces and makes,friends. *Iri:'his>ad-  7'dress-last night," heyavoided- general-  - -'.izations.7-Re.'spoke/as"a"man under  ydeepj1; conviction fand^' did/not/make  -V'light ,of ;any"*ofrthe7arguments of ..his  r- opponents,--^ norVdidj-he > answer any  "argument-, by'   ihuendo: - or "invective.  ~< ������������������'1!he 'hal}' rWas.,- crowded) i. and i never  7 _ havej. we. seen. in/Enderby.'a,-political  //feting"attended.b^s^ rnany.lacJiesi; electors, of- the;country. ^Reciprocity'Septal?'* so   that-a'lew'Ws'before  "-cThe interest shown;by them, and the 'ilad^w������������������it^   i?' ^^'"V a -y  -'*?*<-"      '       ya lew .aays-betore  'manner   in 'which   thev" closelv >ni I-   '1V       - -    *   ^" **    '     would; the coming election^will occurethe;33  l3'th^  .lowed   t^he- speaker,-indicated- their  Sir Wilfrid Laurier.'refused'-absolutely'national*   nolicV - The  coincidences  deep   merest   in. the questions., at to ;Hsten>hhis/suggestian.   On his ������������������������������������3cSt ^ng ;^���������������������������t  return from-the -Coronation he*udSvaV then a 'battle ~ of protection;'6f  to the House: y"Gentlemen, that is;the building up' of the home'market  the"business* before the House," and; against a policy Which'decried'it and  when he found, that " he could - n,ot io*ok~d to. closer' relations ,with" the  force, it .through,'*he asked for the united^ States, at was also'just  dissolution of Parliament. - - ��������������������������� * jpriort6 the advent of a member of  Mr. -Burrell7'called up-many-.other'the "royal family to-Rideau Hall."- * ;  things * besides reciprocity on which  the Government- "should >be indicted:  The band .was in attendance.,at the  to push the-bill7 through tbe -House!-m^*H and pveyseveral patgotic  inspite of   the ."'Opposition,--and-, the'selectlons*   "      -...._  Opposition objected.- to^ this extent:_  They ^ were prepared ;',to - voter such'  appr6priatiohs\_as^ wouldjjcarry^-the  GoycrnmenU along', for six months7_Sefved that therdatetselected*.for'the  when-as redistribution ;bill could be- general election,.Sept*/'21,-is.fust four  puk*^0"gV:ba������������������������������������''-,uPon:^he-census days, iater.-ythan^th^anhiversary.;of  just'completed.vTben.the,s,mattw the ^gfeat'^ Conservative''victoryyaf  reciprocity-pould'.be.submitted;tp the^gTS:^That-electioS 7t"i5okrpia6e7on  electors. of- the; country. C-Reciprocity ''���������������������������������������������,;/'' i'7'- c'    *��������������������������� h * A- ���������������������������'1 ������������������4," ~a .Vb; i,-A������������������M  ��������������������������� Geo. Hancock and wife left for the'  coast last Thursday.. 7 '     I  **- / -���������������������������  - Mr. "P.^R. E. DeHart is visiting his  Enderby. property this week.  Mr.-and Mrs. A.'E.-Taylor left ton  a visit to the coast on Tuesday.   .  -  Mr.   and *Mrs. _ S.   W. > Hardy   returned from the co"ast-on Tuesday.    .  .Mr. Geo. Brown is visiting Enderby  from ~ Alberta"' with a view of .locating here.. ���������������������������_������������������������������������������������������ y1 - -'  ' Mr.--Hewett Bostock visited - Ender;  by last Friday,' arranging for the-political situation^-, - ^ - ^, - ' |.  Born���������������������������To Mr. and Mrs. ,Gus, Shultz  at- their horde"' in Enderby," Saturday  eve, Sept.- 2nd7a sonr -",,.-y y *  J. F.''Johnson r was -nominated by  the- Socialist party _ to^ contests the  election' in,. Yale-Cariboo. ~~y'y 7- /  '"'  'Dr. ,Crawrford has opened his dental  parlors l in-i the - ** residence; icoraer, "of  Cliff,1 and- Sicamous streets.^'^7^^ ^ :7  ;, -    ���������������������������- . ���������������������������'.'.'*.;-- '?> ���������������������������' .-���������������������������-��������������������������������������������� J- *^i! ** > ���������������������������"���������������������������!  ." A~meetingrqf ,the- Ladies' ��������������������������� Hospital  1 *-, A. striking i coincidence* has -been ~ob7 -"Auxiliary--\willr5,biBlf;-held^ini" the ������������������Oity  _..?__>,  ...   l l.   .., .l .-    ,-....,-." ,..-    Hall,\Thursday;/at'.3 ,o���������������������������'dock.j"'"^������������������'^t:j  'ryy::^.  * Tit. -i -1  - < -"��������������������������� fc^fr-.  y. (y\l  ;'' -yy  y **y>  THEN AND; NOW'  issue.  Mr. A.-L.'-Fortune acted as chairman. In his . customary impartial  wa'y,Mr. -. Fortune '��������������������������� held the speakers  down' to -the time-.allowance 'and  brought the -meeting to a cloTse while  everyilk)dy was feeling good and there  were no sleepy eyes:       ' -   .  Mr.- J.  ,A.    Mackelvie  opened the  7,Philip>Busch,'_ a^farmer^of ,'Brady;'  Wash'.,-, was"' stung - by������������������a fbeer.a'-'few'-  days ago .and'died-in"30 minutes.-- ;<  1,-- 7yy,,y~i''r? IJ ~<jy������������������ y;~J y- ---  yDr/;Keith'has; ".changed- his ".office  hours/' '.TliieyTnow -,are77-97to ^10^30'-V.  m.r3 'to'4-p.m.,'.6:30. to;i7:30."p.m'. Vi  ---",   ;- r,-1/."y,y\' ->'~> -  \<",: ������������������������������������������������������" -  -.BornT^-On Wednesday; morning,* 'Sep.;  6th, in the. Cottage Hospital,'tcT Mr.  and Mrs. J7 W. Glenn; '"a "daughter/ v  ' ������������������-*s.,  This iWeek the ledge was struck in,  the No. ,6.level,of the Standard mine,"  on Four Mile, at^aJbout two thousand  feet from" the7portal of-"the" tunnelr 'y*fV^  It will take some* timet to determine   -'-.''-���������������������������-->  the extent of the ore body, bul;'if as  large'as in the   No. 5, the 'Standard y-ygjipj  will'be lone   of, the   big" silve^-lead7^"4^j?^,  mines of-the'West.���������������������������Slocan Record^ J'yjifik'  The North ^Coast' Circuit show -was j '"sf *%%pi  puf'up against, it - at- EnderbyAlast7;;y4^|J  weeki -by the" breaking of.-a* p������������������artfof ^#^^1  its"-moving picture .machine," and;:the}^^?^!f  show, given5; by tbeni, while- the7fiims?-?l>;^J  were high-class, _ 'did not*. give--satis-A-J-.'"f^S?)j  faction.- ��������������������������� However/ all r.whovattended^^'Vvf^M  the performance -were given 'tneirirtic*^**5"*'****  kerts back and tlie  Hese-will.'.be redeemed" y&$&>  's return'tn ���������������������������Rn'd������������������rhv^--V.^S!t'  . Suiiday ���������������������������iu,-,-e:_v-i-,!SK^  the Presbyterian'church''that'."*th'e'*#ub-^|f^;  AVAILABLE FOR, SETTLEMENT  Notices   indicative   ^of the Govern-  the/exhibition  is pleased-'with  facp huge;"- success ^rarid^jfaS*^'  nrthe- prominenceygivenc//^^������������������|  to the^-Entlifby'exhibit.' ;^He twas-es-V'/^-i|%i  -Enderby's ;first" ,County; Court' will-  be held   in ,the-/Gity -Hall by His  Honor Judge   Swanson,7on.Monday,���������������������������  Sept.'-11th. "-     ":    ���������������������������'\������������������~ r--I"--  ���������������������������--"  ^ErneSt^ R., eldest, surviving son of j Robinsdnlsays<very iittl?:'a'bo'uWhe^iW^I  R. R. Saunders, Trinity Valley,, wasi importantrposition ;"a������������������d-earnest^Vork-^������������������^i  drowned near   his-home early in the taken .by, him in connection .witnVhe"������������������'^^1  to.^the   exhibition'* building. "/.Mr* v^&f^i  Mr. Burrell frankly admitted that Barclay District, lots in Cariboo  there was a time when all parties in ! District> lots in ������������������oast District, lots  Canada demanded reciprocity with'in East K.ootenay District, lots in  the United States, but it was at a;Kamloops District, lots .in Lillooet  time when there was no home mar- District- lots ^ N������������������w Westminster Dis-  dustry_when;_the: reciprocity���������������������������compact j kct, _ no ".transportation lines,"- no .fac-j-*������������������������������������������������������'-^.i.in RwPirLP1?!^!.l������������������^���������������������������i.n  was first mooted, he feared it did' tories, no development. We needed! Similkameen District- ,and lots  not look    any   brighter to-day, and reciprocity   then,    and   at that time'West Kootenay District.  in  yet Mr. MacDonald , was coming before the electors and asking their  support for a measure he then condemned. He pointed to the fact of  many of our public men having condemned the agreement because of the  injustice and harm it would worij: upon the fruit industry of Canada, an  industry which represented an investment of many millions, and one employing many thousands of laborers.  To the peach growers it meant a  tax of $1 a tree on the home-grown  fruit, and the loss to the Canaldian  apple growers was but little less.  Fully 95 per cent of the fruit growers of the Okanagan were opposed to  the reciprocity compact, as were also  the fruit growers of Eastern Canada.  Mr. Mackelvie predicted Mr. Burrell's election , by   upwards   of 1500.  At the conclusion of Mr. Mackelvies  remarks, Mr. Jas. Johnson, the Socialist candidate for this constituency  addressed the audience for 20 minutes on    the   issues   confronting the  the States refused to hear us. It is  different now. Canada has her own  transportation lines, her own market  and factories, and what we haven't  yet, we are getting���������������������������from the States.  The -policy that has brought this  prosperity is the policy for Canada  to  unite   upon.       We   have a great  COURT HOUSE AT VERNON  It is the intention of the Provincial  Government to at once proceed with  the erection of the new court house  at Vernon, tenders for construction  of .which   are   to   be received by the  NOTICE TO   PARENTS  ���������������������������������������������n���������������������������   ~~a i.v .   ���������������������������    a     ,    ���������������������������       Minister of Public Works up to noon  nation  and   one   that  is developing |   f thg 21gt ingt  rapidly. * We   should   encourage   our  neighbors to the south to come over  and help us   in   the    development of  these resources, but nev<r should we     Notice is   hereby   given to parents  permit these raw materials to cross  that pupils   starting   to    school for  the border, there to be manufactured  the first time will not be allowed to  into American-made goods and ship-' enter the   Fall   term after the first  ped back   to    lis    at   the   American  two weeks of September.  month' of August. -  On Monday, "Sept. 11th, iri-K. of  P. Hall, Mr. W. .'J. Deaehman, of  Vancouver, will speak in the interest  of the Liberal .candidate.  Enderby   exhibit  understood   . and  - Butythis "'will-,, be'^yyUr.^!  f ullyy' appreciated; ~/^35|t  .when* it is "known that Enderby J came^y't^^l  .off with - second * prize*' $150 in* cash^V"^i>|  besides a diploma and a special "prize'���������������������������-*"-'.'*^I  speaking. 7   Mr. Mackelvie, after ex- the Oliver scandal; Sir'Wilfrid's false  pressing his    high regard for Dr. K. stand as Canada"'s   representative in  C/ MacDonald as a clean campaigner ��������������������������� the Imperial Conference; his attitude ment's intention to complete surveys  and a fair   opponent, questioned his'in  relation to*' Canada's position!* in . as rapidly as- possible throughout the  present position   on   the issue of re- the event of war between the Mother,Province and ^to   provideJor the in-  =ciprocityMn=view=of^Mr=MacDonald's^Couhtry^and-=a=common^  expressed opinion onlyr a few months attitude in connection with these all-  the last'issue   of the B. C. Gazette,  ago,   as a   member   of   the Vernon j important questions, Sir Wilfrid has Among the lands   surveyed and now  Board of Trade,   in which Mr. Mac-, not represented the voice of Canada. \ available for pre-emption- are lots in  Donald spoke   against   the   compact  and deplored its   ruinous effect upon  the fruit   industry of the' Okanagan.  Mr.   Mackelvie 'pointed   out   that "if  it looked   "so   dark  for the fruit in-  was not in it with the best that can ;  be put up   by   Enderby- with conditions more  favorable ��������������������������� in  picking  for  the   display, * and   Mr. ^ Robinson   is '.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������,i m^   ������������������r    a   T t r>     u  strongly of the opinion'that En'derby  non, and Mr. W. A. Lang, of Peach-Lu    ������������������d ' J  land, were in Enderby Wednesday to  Sunday next will be as follows: Holy  Communion at 8 a.m., Matins at.11  and Evensong at 7:30 p.m.  Road  Superintendent Lang of Ver-  trust price.. u  Why in the name of reason, asked  Mr. Burrell, should we attempt this  sudden change of our fiscal policy ?  We are -prosperous, we have the  American manufacturers coming to  us, and here on Canadian soil, making into the finished product our raw  material.     We   are   building up our  'wage slaves."    He appealed to the home   industries,   ^developing our re  ENDERBY SCHOOL BOARD.  S. TEECE, Sec.  Ten per cent discount for. cash on  all stock, Dry .Goods, Gent's Furnishings and Boots and shoes. J. W.  Evans & Son.  Wanted���������������������������Plain sewing and millinery  work. Ladies' own ' material made  up.     Mrs. J. Gardner, Sicamous Rd. tries as liberal as possible.  attend Mr. Burrell's meeting.  v Miss Margery Mowat returned - from  her month's visit to the coast cities  on Tuesday, and has resumed her position as assistant postmistress.  Mrs. Gorle will resume her class  in painting, at her home head of  Cliff street, about the 23rd. Intending scholars will kindly make known  their intentions by the 20th.  The annual Fall Fair will be held  at Salmon Arm, Sept. 28 and 29. A  good list of prizes has been published, and the exhibition promises to  surpass 'that of any previous year.  Rev. M. F. Hilton and Mrs. Hilton,  late of Greenwood, came in on Tuesday morning's train, to take up  their residence in Enderby. Mr. Hilton succeeds Rev. J. Leech-Porter as  incumbent of St. George's church.  Mr. I. Coulter, secretary of the  Vernon Agricultural Fair, was in Enderby this week looking up exhibits  for the coming exhibition. Mr.  Coulter is working hard to make the  coming fair the best ever held in the  Okanagan, and our .growers will materially   assist   by   making their en-  go after the next prize in the  first exhibition offering.  FOR SALE  2,000    perennial    flowering    plants.  Come and see them in flower. Can.be  planted out this fall or next spring.  Am taking orders for bulbs, etc.  J.  GARDNER,  Landscape    and    Jobbing Gardner,  Sicamous Rd., Enderby.  P. S��������������������������� Pruning    and    all    kinds    of  garden work done.        '      _  <\t  Come in and leave your measure  for a suit from the House of Hob^er-  lin. Fit guaranteed. J. W. Evans  & Son.  Lost���������������������������On Sunday, between Grindrod bridge and Hazelmere ranch, a  pair of gold-mounted eye glasses, in  a'Trory, Vancouver, case. Leave at  Walker Press or Mr. Pyman's.  Sweater Coats, all sizes and colors  from $1.50 to $5.   J. W. Evans & Son  FOR SALE���������������������������One-year apple trees  on two-year roots. Wealthy and -Mac-  kinosh Red; price,' $25 per hundred.  T.'W. Platten, Hullcar.  Saturday   Special:    Ginger    Snaps  at 10c pound.     J. W. Evans & Son. ENDERBY  PRESS  AND  WALKER'S  WEEKLY  FIVE YEARS' DYSPEPSIA CURED  "No one; knows what I suffered from  stomach trouble aud dyspepsia" writes  Mr. A. B. Agtiow of Bridgewater. "Tor.  the last five years I have been unable  to digest and "assimilate food. I had  no color, my strength ran down and I  felt miserable and nervous all the time.  1 always had a heavy feeling after  meals and was much troubled with dizziness ami .-.pecks before tlie eyes. Dr.  Hamilton's I'ills were just what J  needed. They have cured overy symptom of my n'.d trouble. My health is  now all  th:il   can   l������������������c desired."    Uy all  menu-*   use  per box at  lir.   Hamilton'  all  drillers.  I'ills;  -'.'JC.  A  GETTING HIS OWN BACK  entered  high-class  st ranker one morning enu-ieil a  hotel. Galling for a glass of  whisky, lie put down a shilling picked  up his drink, and, after emptying Iiis  jrlase.  lie st-^o I  waiting.  The barman .isked him if he had been  .served.  He answered "yes," and that he was  waiting for his change.  "Yon   evidently   don't   know   where  you  you  are,  sir,"  the  barman   said.  Do  nee that picture there, sir'  ' lt cost  aeventy-five pounds; and that one behind you, sir, cost sixty pounds. This  is a first class hotel, sir, and you want  change out" of a shilling ami a glass of  whisky!"  The stranger said lie wit.-* sorry���������������������������lie  did uot know the charges���������������������������and went  out, only to enter by another door and  call for a glass of champagne. He dnitik  it and  put down  twopence.  .sir!"     said     the     barman,  this  for?"  1 said  the stranger. "I  or   the   pictures   in   tho  "If ere  "What's  "The drink  saw  ami   paid  bar."  other  QUITE TRUE  At a religious meeting a lady persisted in standing on a bench, thus spoiling  the view of others, though repeatedly  requested to sit down. An old gentleman at last rose and said, gravely:  "1 tbiuk if the lady knew that she  had a large hole in each of hor stockings she would not exhibit herself in  this way."  This had the desired effect; she immediately sank down on her seat. A  young minister standing by blushed to  the temples and said:  "Oh, brother, how eould you say  what was not a fact?"  ' '- "Not a fact!'" replied the old gentleman. "If she had not a large hole in  each of her stockings, 1 would like to  know how she gels them on."  YOU  know,  my  dear  boy,"  said _a  sympathizing friend to a man in  trouble, "that we really gain by  our trials in life."  "That, depends altogether on the kind  of lawyer you get to conduct them,"  replied the sufferer.  Magistrate: "Drunk agaiu! Wheu  you were lust here you promised to  sign  the pledge."  Prisoner: "Well, I'm goin' to as  soon as I can write, t've been takin'  lessons, but L",ain't made much progress  yet!"  ���������������������������    ���������������������������    ���������������������������  "Of course," said the husband who  makes it speciality of manufacturing  excuses, "the truth is bound to leak  out some time."  /'Yes," rejoined thc other half of  the matrimonial combine; "and i am  inclined  to  believe that it leaked  out  of you long ago."  ������������������    ���������������������������������������������    .  "But, darling," murmured the lovelorn youth, "every night for two weeks  I" have been on my bended knees boforo  you.    Have you no pity?"  "I. certainly have, Horace," spoke  up the pretty flirt, as she reached for  her hand-bag". v"Here's a shilling. Go  and have your trousers pressed^ After  so much bending they must be awfully  baggy."  *���������������������������    *    -  While one thing essential to a lawyer  is a thorough knowledge of Latin, it is  not necessary that .he should parade  his classical' knowledge, for he might  be "taken down a peg," as was the  young lawyer who displayed his learning before a Manchester jury.  His opponent replied: ���������������������������  "Gentlemen  of the '.jury,  the young  Problem for the Editor  It has been asked whether stepping  on a man's corns is sufficient provocation for swearing. The editor advises,  keep your toes clear of corns by using  Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor, always best, painless and prompt. S'old  by druggists,  price  '2oe.  remarking that it was a walking contest he entered, not a standing one���������������������������  "so unless you guarantee you did not  run you must forgo the cup," concluded  the judge, sternly.  Nolan gave the required guarantee.  "[ did not run, sor," he protested,  somewhat indignantly, as he walked off  with the cup, amid tremendous cheering.  Next day Nolan met the judge on tho  outskirts of  Ballyhooly.  "By ,1'ove!" ejaculated the judge admiringly. "You can walk, and no mistake. How on earth did you do it?  It seems impossible,  bo a mystery.''  "Aye,   sor,   it   is,"  slyly.  "But if ye'd asked  in  Oi  I guess it must  assented Nolan,  me if  ouhi   Tim   Hooley's   cart,  'd iv lost the ould tin pot!  Oi'd been  begorra,  faith with his patrons and looked for  his profits at the gate, and the time  is now at hand when all trotting track  managers must do the same. Several  trotting associations have already  demonstrated that the popularity of  tho sport with a great majority of the  patrons does not depend on pool selling by the success of their meetings  with the gambling feature eliminated.  That the light harness sport does  not depend on the pool selling, is easily proven by watching the betting  ring at any of the meetings where pool  selling is still permitted. Not one-  tenth of the patrons are seen there.  Speculation is confined chiefly to a  few who follow the circuits for that  purpose solely. The horse is the attraction for the vast majority who attend the meetings. The pure love of  tho Horses and the speod contests  which prove their breeding speed and  gamoness  is  the  cal]  that^jakes  men,  lawyer who has just addressed you has  roamed with Romulus, canted with Can-  tharides, ripped with Euripides, socked  with Socrates; but -what does he know  about the laws of England as to assault  and   battery?"  Prom some unexplained cause the engine attached to a Scottish express once  broke   down   near   Y .    A  worthy  quickly put his head out of the window  and inquired:  "What   on   earth's   wrang,   gaird?"  The guard was cross, for no records  could be broken that'journey, aud testily replied:  "Well, Scottie, the driver's a countryman of yours, and the beggar has  used all the hot water in the boiler to  mix grog'with."  "Na,   na,   gaird,   thc   duel's   nae   a  Scot,".came the retort, *'  trouble  mucklc aboot the  ���������������������������or he vvidua  water."  "Ah, it is superb! Magnifique!"  cried the French aviator, as he aviated  through space a thousand dizzy feet  abovo the bluo sea. "And when I  arrive in England, ze people zere will  shout "Brava!- and wave zeir hats for  me.''  He sailed along happily. Presently  the sunlit, chalky cliffs of Albion came  into view. He kissed his hahd in an  ecstasy of joy. <.  But, alas for his triumph! A sudden  gust of wind upset his calculations,  his course, and his courage���������������������������not tc  mention himself. He descended from  the sublime to the ridiculous, and fell  plunk into the sea.  "Ze rescue���������������������������ze rescue!" he shrieked.  A  holiday  tripper  jumped    from    a  - ��������������������������� ��������������������������� -     * Af-  his  res-  aud many women, too,  the continent to attend  ing where noted horses  their mettle.  More light harness  training for the' races  ever  ting  tised  than  reports  y across  g meet-  d to tost  are   in  ar  than  before in the history of the trot-  turf.    More  meetings  are  adver-  on both mile and half-mile tracks  ever   before,   and   judging   from  season,   more   people  of   last  boat and brought him into safety  ter   the  flabby   flier  had   wrun7*j  clothes, he wrung the hand of his  cuer, and cried:  "Ah,   my   preserver���������������������������my   good  eervf'r! "  " 'Old 'ard, guvWr -'old ;/ird!"  retorted his benefajtor, crossly. "You  needn't chaff a feller jest been? ;e  works" in ,a jam factory!"  pre-  will attend the meetings in every section of the country. From every training centre comes thc information that  -the number' of horses being prepared  for the season **s meetings is greater,  with fewer" of mediocre quality'; all  of. which speaks for the most successful season the country ever saw. A  majority of these horses, are owned by  leading business and professional men  who hold the respect and esteem of the  communities in  which  they live.  Canal Workers' Experience  Some time ago I came' to this place  to work ou the canal and through inclement weather aud exposure contracted the worst kind of neuralgia. The  pain would fill my forehad so that I  couldn't see; it was just awful. I  went to a druggist in town and was advised to use a 50c. bottle of Nerviline.  That was tho best advice and the bost  medicine I ever got. [ Avill always recommend Nerviline for any ache or  pain. Tt is so strong and penetrating  it is bound to cure.  (Signed) A. R. Giorgi.  Trenton, Ont.  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MMMMMMMMMMW  Constipation  Vanishes Foreve*  Prompt Relief-PemtMit Ctr*  CARTER'S UTTLE  tlVER PIUS i  njl.   Pwetjr TCfet  ���������������������������Kb ��������������������������� ������������������ct wmAf  but jtadf ������������������������������������������������������  dtt Inmt.  - Beacon S'treete had called upon the  fair maiden of his dreams, and she had  received liim eagerly.  *'*'Oh,- Becky, dear,''" she muriiiured,  as he- eutcrcd the room, "have you  seen papa ? "  "L have endeavored to arrange an  interview, Penelope," he replied, wearily, "but I have found him in such an  extraordinary loquacious state of intellectual absorption in his own immediate  enterprises that ] have been unable to  insert a  monosyllable edgewise."  "Why don't you try him with a few  shorter" words   than   usual,   beloved?"  whispered the fair one.  *���������������������������    ������������������    ���������������������������  Tlie Scot, has no monopoly of domes-  lie felicity, as many a piquant paragraph bears witness." Thc other day an  old farmer and his wife were "doing"  the sights of a provincial town, and,  among other places, thoy visited a panorama  of South Africa.  ie views were extremely interesting,  and thc couple were enjoying themselves lo the full. As scene after scene  passed the old lady's enthusiasm increased, and at length, turning to lier  husband, she exclaimed:  "Oh, Sandy, this  is  really  splendid.  l=75uld=^rfrt^iiWe^T^  farmer Haykins i5"particularly proud  of his apple tree, on -which he" spends  a lot of time, with the result that the  fruit forms his heart's delight and tho  envy ofohis neighbors. As ��������������������������� might be  expected, schoolboys have shown a particular fondness for these apples, and  Parmer Haykins was heard to declare  that trouble was in store-for the first  trespasser   caught   in   his~ orchard."  One' morning a neighbor dropped in  ou him, and-after-a-few minutes' conversation remarked in an uneasy"manner that his son was in a bad way.  "  "Oh; what's theunatter with him?"  asked  the farmer sympathetically.  "lie's  become a  sleep-walker.    Tt's  very sad, was the reply.     ���������������������������    *" "  , "So it is, so it is."  7And  the worst part of it is," the  other went on, "he's so fond of apples,  that  I'm   afraid  you Ml  y,ou  him.  so."  one   of   these   nights  catch him in your orchard. -If  do, for goodness' sake don't wake  It's  absolutely dangerous' to  do  shook    his    head  Farmer    Haykins  thoughtfully.  "Well, you see," he said presently,  "I don't quite know what to say.   My  bulldog, wot I leaves in charge of  trees, he's a sleepwalker, too, and  wouderin' wot will  happen  if the  meets." ��������������������������� 0 .  But they never mot.  the  I'm  two  "A.h. wool. -Icannic, woman,"  ���������������������������Sandy, to the mirth of those  near, "jisl sit you still there*  irru<]gc> the saxpeuce."  replied  sitting  Ml  no  girl,  last  on,  "that  foolish.  '���������������������������tieorgo,"   said   thc   beautiful  as she nestled elo.-c to him, "the  time   vor.   called  you   proposed."  ���������������������������' ( did. sweet one."  "And  I  accepted  vou.''  -   '-��������������������������� Vou-did  love." '���������������������������._    '.__  "I   preMiuio.  ficorge,"  sho went  iu lior iiiosl fascinating inninicr  you look upon iih* merely as a  though tlcss-   girl,   but���������������������������but ''  " ilow  can   you  think*   so,   pet i  intfM'i'uplcd.  ���������������������������'But.'' she went, on, in a inure busi-  ncn-diki! way, "J have something of the  bin-iiiL"-' instinct of the New Woman  in nil', and���������������������������and���������������������������-I shall have to ask  vim to repeat the proposal again tonight. Tin' last timo you  Sunday, and contracts  ��������������������������� Imv. I learn, are not  he  en lied it was  made   on   that  legally binding.''  Gemdae n**b������������������r Signature  In thc Ballyhooly -walking contest,  Micky Nolan, the local I-can-do-cvery-  thing man. ma do the pace; so much so,  in fact, thnt not one of the judges of  tho Hooligan Cycling Club, mounted on  theii li'inV.-slialu'i's. could keep liim in  sight.  lie accomplished the walk of twenty-  five miles in the record time of three  hours, thereby smashing the record set  up bv the champion into little pieces.  "Now, look heie, Nolan.'' remon-  -.tlilted one of thc judges at the presentation of prizes hold in the Parish Hall,  "you really couldn't do it without running, you know. I may say," hc wont  on, in' explanation, "that thc standing  record is just eight miles per hour"���������������������������  here Nolan  humorously interrupted  by  The Horseman  Warts will render tho prettiest hands  unsightly. Clear the excrescences away  by using Holloway's Com Cure, which  acts thorough! v and harmlessly.  That horses furnish more diversified entertainment to more people than  any thing that pertains to out door  sport, is shown by the growing popularity of trotting meeting given by  regular associations, amateur matinee  clubs, agricultural associations, polo  and both indoor and outdoor horse  nhows. These sports aro patronized  by the best class of citizens and the  olliciuls ~"bf "any "trotting ~a"ssociation,  fair, polo club or horse show arc the  most successful and prominent men  iu thoir respective lines of business,  which tends not only to popularize  the spoit  bul  to elevate it.  Notwithstanding till this, however,  there are shining examples in other  lines nf sport which harness' horse  ollieials can well pattern after and  profit by. No greater example can  be studied with- more benefit than  the methods of Charley Oomisky,  owner of the White Sox baseball club.  Ho has played the part of a clean,  highclass .sportsman and staunchly  ���������������������������"toud foi the betterment of the game  through the elimination of pool selling, liquor and the bad element generally. When a few years ago a majority of the������������������ officials contended that  it was impossible to make the game  pay without these accessories, he  stoutly maintained that, the game  would become greater and more successful financially without thorn. Results have proved the wisdom of his  contention. When the ticket speculators tried to profit by the popularity  of his team this season, he hired his  own detectives and landed them in  jail, In the management of his ball  park  and   team   he   has   always   kept  Trainers of light harness horses  have for years conteuded that it is  impossible for them to get their horses ready for the races earlier in the  season than July, owing to weather  conditions,..yet in Western Canada the  first trotter and pacer to take records  iii standard time for the season of  1911, did it in the first week "in May.  Horses were easily ���������������������������prepared' -for" the  Decoration Day meeting at Hqbokus,  N. J., a, suburb of New York,'and they  mado astonishingly fast time. Not ouly  that, but one two-iri-three-heat race  was sq stubbornly contested that it required six heats to decide it.-T Five different horses won a heat, the best time  being 2:1G"V*. with a last half in 1:07^4.  At the matinee at Ingalls Park mile  track, Joliet, 111,, on the same "day, May  30th,-in the pacing races', miles'were  reeled off in 2:12 and-2:13 with quarters in better than 30'seconds," is proof  enough, to say ^nothing of many, other  well-attended amateur -meets throughout the country on that-' day, that  horses can'be, prepared'and'raced with  safety-the .last day in May,. or:cveii  earlier,, without -going -to, far ' away  .California or thef "sunny Southland  looking- for more * favorable"- weather.  Track managers, as "well asj'-owners' of  cainpaigning_,stables,. would' do well to  consider,, the fact-that folks'who-have  had indoor amusement all, winter are  anxious to get out'ofi;dobrs in" the  spring, and will liberally patronize'the  first outdoor entertainments.. The early  gate money is the easy money and-the  same efforts will get .more of it "in  May, or, easily dune, before, the edge  is worn off and other attractions divide  the patronage. The campaigning season should and can be extended at  both ends,' especially in' the spring,  much to the profit of managers and  horsemen and entertainment of the  public. .    -  FAMOUS GLUTTONS  "Beasts feed,' man eats. The wise  man alone knows how; to eat." But not  always. It would scarcely be incorrect  to describe Balzac, A'oltaire and Victor  Hugo, for instance, as wise men in their  own way; and yet, they were human  gluttons, whose gastronomic feats  would strike the average reader as  somewhat amazing, to_say thejeast.  ==^a=iraT=h1aTF=t"6~M  the end of a night of hard writing'hc  went to a certain famous eating-house  in Paris and there ordered, and ate, a  little dinner carefully composed of  twelve dozen Ostend oysters, twelve  mutton cutlets, a duck, two roast partridges, a Normandy sole, fruit, coffee,  and liqueurs. Victor Hugo, whose iron  teeth could crush a cutlet bone as if it  wore an almond, sometimes a mused his  grandcluldrcn, after eatiug through. _a  dinner of six courses, by collecting the  remnants of soup, entree, fish, roast,  vegetables, and sweet dishes, mixing  them, and eating this horrible "rftilad"  there and then with obvious pleasure.  Voltaire, who almost lived on strong  coffee, bragged  of drinking sixty cups  John-  record  in the matter of tea.  Judging, however,' from the information contained in. an interesting  book lately published in France, on  "Dining and Its Amenities," it "would  appear that not even Balzac, Hugo,- or  the moro modern eating champions we  occasionally read aboutf/whose feats' for  wagers���������������������������such as, disposing of a trifle  like 20 lb. of plum-duff,, fifty or sixty  eggs, or a score of-pigeons���������������������������would no't --  havo stood much ' chance if matched  against ont or two of the French kings.  Take Louis XIV., for instance," who was  a gourmand and a gourmet too. He had  as many as ],500 men to cook for him  and to wait at his banquets.     '.  Here is the menu of one of his ordinary  dinners:   One  broth   made  of  two  fowls  and' one of four -partridgbs and  cabbages- one additional soup, made of  six.pigeons  and  oue of cocks' combs;  two further soups, one of fowl and one  of partridge- a 201b. side of veal and  twelve pigeons; a fricassee of six chic-.  kens and two ��������������������������� hashed, partridges, three-  roast   partridges,   six  braised- pigeons,  two roast turkeys, throo truffled hens,- .'  two   fat   capons,   nine 'chickens,   nine  pigeons,  two young chickens, six-par- "���������������������������  tridges, and four pigeons. - The dessert"*-  cousisted   of  two  china  bowls  of/rawV"  fruit, two of jam, aud two of compote. -'"  No "doubt the" King,did  not eat ally.  this, but he-certainly more than touch-,- .  ed itKas shown" byhis supper menu, of '  the same day, which consisted of two "_  capons,   twelve "pigeons,  one  partridge    '  .with" pnrmesan.  four" more  pigeons, eix'   '  chickens.  S  lb.  of. veal,", one  ph'oasant,"  three "partridges,   three  fat "hens,   four- -'  young, chickens, nine-chickens,--auother,    -  eight pigeons,"four .young, pigeons: AiYd.7  on   that   particular .'day   the-1 King .did,,  not find the supper menu "sufficient to'   '--  satisfy -his". Eoyal "appetite,* and;, called- .-  for'more.'   The ^following, had'to7bo"  ,  added-,to. the" menu:.' Four,-partridges, in.-y  sauce, _roast- pie" of ,two :fat\cl)ickcn8",yi;  two -capons, two.'wood cock's,-^two Steals, ���������������������������' -S  and-five partridges;,'.,.,-' ",-.,-   7,.. 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The people esteem thenr  much  more highly than any article of  European   manufacture,  and   the" older  they are the more they arc regardod.-  S'ome of them have names known all  over^the^Saxon^groupr^^The^oldestf^JK1^-  called Moe-c Fui-Lui, or-"The man that-  slept among the creepers."   It got this  title by reason of the fact that it had  been hidden away for years among the  creeping  convolvulus   that  grows   wild  along the seashore.    It is known to be  two hundred years old, as the names of  its  owners during that period  can  bo    '  traced.  The possession of one of these old  mats gives the owner great power: in -  fnctrit "is if title-deed "to-rank "and "pro"  perty, from the Sanioan standpoint. Tt.  Opes not matter if the mats are tattered  nnd worn out; their nntiquity is their  value, and for some of thc most chor-  ished of them large sums of money  would be refused.  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X-  Aj.^^ w**?**.**  Kffift^SACSiiS*^ Jfti������������������V������������������Wtvi'r ^������������������tS-*-s^t * 1rJAi������������������HWi  !2^3Xvi^^W^**IM**^.3������������������^^-'J^*W^^ 3������������������SCSrfJjS.tEfuS  ^an^^^-t^AijaniA.-iaagi^i-  BNDEEBY PRESS  AND WAIKER'S WMKLT  ^  tV  32  P   '  The Transcontinental Railways of  Canada  (By J. Whitman, in the Scientific American)  The three transcontinental railroads  of Canada are distinguished from those  ef the United States by the fact that  they extend, or will do upon their completion, entirely across the country  from' the Atlantic cto the Pacific, witn  terminal ports on each ocean. Of the  three who6e main lines are shown upon  thc railroad map published ou page 588,  thc Canadian Pacific is completed, and  the Canadian Northern and Grand  Trunk Pacific are under construction  and both slated for completion in the  year  391*1.  Canadian Pacific Railway.  Tke.charter granted by the Canadian  government   to   the   Canadian   Pacific  Railroad,   February   18th,    1881,   prescribed   that .the  road  should- be  car-  .        ricd through to the coast in ten years'  -    .ime.    Fioni  the  government  by  way  of encouragement, the company received $25,000,000 in cash, 25,000,000. acres  of land-fit for settlement, and-713 miles  of Tailroad iu which were included two  of the most difficult sections.    At'that  time the great northwestern section of  Canada 'had  been  favored^ with   little  .or'no . settlement.    Transportation   facilities "to   aid -in   construction   work  ���������������������������> .    were not available, and the building of  ��������������������������� the line*to "the coa"st bailed for pioneer  engineering of the.most strenuous char-  "    acter.     In   spite, jf ,t!i<-se "difficulties,  however", the road was finished in five  ",~ ^years' time���������������������������a feat which < will evev_redound  greatly  to "I he   managerial  and  engineering ability of the Canatiansf"  The opening of the new road was  folliwed first by a gradual, rind in later  years by a phenomenally active settlement-of the country, which'was promoted" by the joint activity of the railroad  -- and the government. The fertile wheat  lands of the prairies were thrown open  to settlement-upon liber;il terms, while  - in later years the certainty of 're Turner ���������������������������  '    ative  crops   wa6  assured' by  the  construction/of some~of the largest irngi-  "���������������������������       tioB.-.works in the world._ -  '"-The. story of the growth of the.Canadian t Pacific'Railroad "to  its   present  commanding position''has been  uue  lo  - '"the broad-view which the company has  \ . ^ taken of its opportunities, aud to the  ' " ' realization of* the fact that'its system  "of lines, stretching from ocean to ocean,  - in^addition to performing its great work  ' /��������������������������� of opening iip new country, and develop-'  * '->," icje/industries and" promoting-commerce,  y y'could-also" be made" to form the central  /."link/in a"continuous system"* of traus-  \7 Ipbrtatioh- reaching,, from  the "Occident  "*\\ to"Tthe. Orient!' "In''due-course lihes'of  -7 vsteamers were placed upon both.occans;  f-Varid "the- activities l*of/the.,, c3mpany on  'r^Japd/Zlake/and ..sea -'Jia*ve::grown^to;san  >y "extciit/wbichf can' be Tjudgid'tf r'biii the  ty:tfbllewirig/ffacts-yTo^day/the/ company  '������������������������������������������������������; -.own and control"some 16,000\miles.,of  '"'railwajv 11,500"miles of which form the  -,~ Canadian': Pacific- Railway /proper.,7 -Tt  :Je\npioj6 .T^OOtTpebple, "all: oii.' the- peii-  ���������������������������y>y sion' systemf among, whom" are. distribiit-  \y ed <c very^ month ..some ,$3,800,000' in "sal -:  ry^aries"and'wages. .The company owns its  \hi*r own ."sleeping,-'dining 'and .pa lor bars,*  "��������������������������� ;������������������r/" its'* own ^'telegraph" system*, and'it'i "owu  -";* *��������������������������� express "company,-and ^ the ,tot'il  value  -'yJ of-it's"railways",and equipment is7t317J-  ,���������������������������^7*000,000... Inciudirig its service on ocean,'  ,V1"    lakes* and river,"it. possesses a fleot-of  1/7;' sixty-seven steamships, jsixteen in com-.  I y-   mission"and.-four building on. thi At'  li"-   laiitic, four-" iii .commission on the "Pacific,   twenty   in. "the'.British   Columbia  . 1 coast'service, and thc balance _ou the  i,     .- Great Lakes aud inland waters,.* Also  ������������������-   '   it-owns" a-chain of, sixteen* hotels,-built  . originally"for the efficiency of the-system, "and uowall are on a paying-basis.  "' * The .story'of the  settlement of the  country can be" largely told in .terms of,  its land operation;.which forms a"most  "interesting " record:  - Of- the   original  grant of 25,000,000-acres the'company  still has in  Western Canada 8,000,000,  L- ���������������������������and in_British_C61uinbia__4,50_0,000 acres,  J -      now valued at $i80,00TJ?JD0.   The early,  sales   in   1883   of   thc   most   desirable  '"*      agricultural  Jand   in   Manitoba   were  ! made at an average price of $2.85 per  {        acre,    lu  1910, so.greatly had  values  1 appreciated   under   the- improvements  due to .-larger railway-facilities and  conptnnt settlement, that oue million  acres were sold-at an average price of  $14.80 per acre. Today, in the Bow  River Valley, one of thc biggest schemes  'ljy*ot -irrigation ��������������������������� oufsi(le_Lof_Tndia:_onil  l-Jgypf is being carried out, involving  three million acres of land. The first  opCKitto.il covered 400,000 acres,, and  required 1,580. miles of ditches and  canals, and all of this section has been  sold. Work is now being done on an  additional 500,000 acres, to be followed  by extensions to an additional 200,000  acres.  Within the limits of the present article it is impossible to enter any fur-  ��������������������������� thcr into details; but mention should  be made of the celebrated Angus shops,  which are capable of turning out a  complete train every day for the service of the road, which, as we have  said, owns its own sleeping, dining and  !}, parlor cars.   So great has been the im  migration into the Northwest, particularly of energetic and thriving farmers  from the United States, that the company at the present time is building  between 500 and 700 miles of new railway each year in the endeavor to keep  up with the development" of the northwestern  country.  It was less than fifteen years ago, in  December of 189G, that the first train  to earn revenue for the Lake Manitoba  and Canal Railway Company���������������������������the nucleus from which has sprung tho present Canadian Northern Railway system���������������������������left Gladstone, Manitoba, on its  one hundred mile trip to Dauphin. Tho  gross revenue from the huudred miles  operated the first year was $60,000;  thirteen men and a boy constituted the  staff, and the payroll was $650 per  mo������������������tk. Within less than fifteen years  the gross revenue of tie Canadian Nor-  1 ''-  \ i  17  I  them and its allied railways has grown  to over $18,000,000, its staff has increased to 48,400, and today the railways of the Canadian Northern systems are mnning in six provinces with  a mileage which has grown at the rate  of a miTe a day for fourteen years.  Farmers of the prairie provinces have  over 3,500 miles of roads at their service, and a glance'at our railroad map  will show that it needs only the completion of connecting links which are  being built between Lake Superior and  the Ottawa Valley and between Edmonton and the Pacific Coast to make  of this system a transcontinental railway, with a widely-diverging and comprehensive system of branch roads.  The expansion of the Canadian Northern' in the wheat-growing belt is being carried out upon a plan which will  result in the possession of five principal  lines running east and west with certain  northwesterly* developments which will  make the system������������������as serviceable*to the  Hudson Bay bread route to Europe as  it is to the present route, by way of  Lake Superior and the St". Lawrence.  One thousand miles from Lake. Superior  the company is opening up vast areas  of wheat land,-as fertile and more.extensive 'than those which have assured  to Manitoba aud South' Saskatchewan  their great reputation ns wheat-producing districts. Southwest of Saskatchewan the line is being built across the  fertile Saskatchewan plain. From the  first seventy-six miles of line in this  district there was hauled in ,1909'2,000,  000, bushels of wheat to Port Arthurj  and in addition to the wheat .business  there are vast timber tracts to the "east  and. northwest .of Prince Albert, which  the new road has brought into, touch  with' the,,commercial world.      -  ..  .The expansion of the Canadian Northern from', Alberta-to the Pacific Coast  was assisted by the guaranteeing, of  the bonds of construction up to $35,000  per-mile by the British Columbia government'. It is -a distinctive "feature  of this system 'that/it/has "been*, produced from witliin the prairie" provinces,"  and'the earning whichit had displayed  assisted greatly-in.securing government  support,' which 7���������������������������was- formally assined  by .ah,.act'passed iu 1910, 'and. was  speedily followed by, the commencement  of- construction ' eastward from'- the  mouth..,of 7the Fraser . Biver at New  .Westminster.- .The'main line .from. Edmonton-is", adyancing.to meet.the British Columbia section by. way _oi7 Lac  Stc./jAnne-rand :: the" McLeod "River.  Hence! -as* provided -in the statute," Brit:  ish Columbia will -receive -its .first^coni-  petitive7ebmmunication"7with, the* prairie- provinces',. during7_th'e"yy*ear;v-1914.  The , maiiir liue/.will'ascend "the Fraser/  River, Canyon and' will--surmount-- the  summit* bu its'! way.-v-.tOv'-Edmotitba.; by  way oft the.-Yellowhead.Pass/which/is  claimed-;to*" be7the~Veasiest summit , of  any pass tlirougktthe-;Rocky\Mouritaiusr  Tho ���������������������������roady.wilh afford/connection/:be-,  tween- Pu'get, Soundfand -Dnluth/within  a7mileage ^almost' .the same, as'-that -of  the"-! Northern "Pacific, .the^pioueer-. rail-"  way across'.the'northwest. States; but  it-will have .the/advantage .'that'^its  trairis"h'ave^to be-"hauled_ oyer' only 'one  summit..and that of 'the-low/ elevation  of 3,700 feet. -':- - ~y.:V '"y--'? "- /-  , During -1910-,the" new- terminal pas-~  senger "station was'completed at "Winnipeg, ".for ' the joint'.occupation of the  Canadian Northern, the National Transcontinental and the "Grand Trunk Pacific Railway'   "-'"      -. "    7/ "'  ���������������������������' Contemporaneously with -this 'develop-  mentju the western provinces .the. company is actively^ prosecuting the'.,wbrk  of joining* up certain separately-'operat-  ed lines in the eastern provinces; and  when this has been completed the system will have a complete transcontinental road from Quebec to the Pacific  Coast -The chief of these eastern  WaillTif=th^CfTir^di!riFN"o=rth"eir]r"Ont7iri^  Railwaylin-.connection with which the  company is building a new line between  Toronto and Ottawa, which is about  completed. It.is also engaged on the  construction of a line west of Toronto  toward Buffalo. -During 1909 Ottawa  was connected with Montreal and  Quebec by a section of the Canadian  Northern Ontario Railroad, which by  connecting with the Canadian Northern  Quebec, gives*.to Quebec _its  shortest  route to Ottawa and a competitive line  between Quebec aud Montreal north of  the St. Lawrence.  For eight months in the year the  freight business between east and west  mainly goes by thc great lakes. By its  control of a fleet of lake steamers, the  Canadian Northern is, therefore, able  to handle freight from tide-water to  Edmonton for about eight months in  tho year. Tt is necessary to supplement this by an all-rail route, for  which purpose the gap between Cow-  gnnda Junction and Poit Arthur, roughly -150 miles, must be filled and eventually a short line to obviate the necessity of hauling freight from Montreal  to the West by way of Toronto. "This  will be accomplished by connecting Ottawa with the Toronto-Sudbury line at  or near Key < Junction, so as to give  rapid connection with Key Harbor. For  tho Cowganda-Port Arthur gap, the Ontario government has proferred a land  grant of 4,000 acres per mile, and it  is anticipated that the completion of  this line will synchronize with the completion of the line through British Columbia which is guaranteed for 1914.  The year 1910 is notable not only  for the advent of the Canadian Northern at the Pacific Coast, but for its  appearance among Atlantic passenger  fleets. In May the Royal Line of the  Canadian Northern system began a fortnightly service between Bristol and  Montreal, with the "Royal Edward"  and "Royal George," the two fastest  as well as the most splendidly equipped  steamers in the Canadian trade, which  gave Bristol its first up-to-date passenger service with Canada.  The third and latest of the. Canadian  transcontinental railways, the Grand  Trunk Pacific, has the unique distinction of being the only road ever planned and built as a definite transcontinental line, reaching from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Also it is the greatest length of railroad that has ever  been conceived and put under construction in one complete scheme, since it  is 3,556 miles from terminus to terminus. It is the first line to be thrown  across tbe North American continent  from oceau to ocean under one management, thereby being a transcontinental  railway in the fullest sense of thc  word; it crosses the mountains at a  lower maximum altitude than any competing lino; it has been built at a more  northerly latitude than was conceived  possible a quarter of a century ago, the  route laying for the greater part of  its length between the 48th and 54th  parallels, and it has easier grades and  curves than any other" line on the con-  tlneni.   ''  The undertaking owes its inception  entirely to-the bold, progressive policy  of Mr. Charles M. Hayes, the president  of the Grand Trunk Railway system,  who conceived the idea during the short  period he was in charge of the Union  Pacific for Mr. Ilarrimau. When the  scheme was submitted to the Canadian  Government for approval and 'support  it was waimly supported, and tangible  financial assistance was promised. The  Government, however, in deference to  public opinion,'- undertook to construct  and retain. one-half of the line, subsequently leasing it to the;Grand Trunk  Pacific Railway1 for' a term of fifty  years at a rental equivalent to 3-per  cent on the constructional cost, such  interest, however, to be waived for the  first "seven years,, while, the country  traversed was being-settled and developed, tlie company undertaking to de-1  fray maintenance expenses during this  period only. On the mountain section,  which "is perforcedly-the most difficult  from the. engineering point of view,  and consequently the most expensive to  build, the Government is contributing  to' the cost to-the,extent of 25 per  cent.  When the scheme was sanetioned.it  was - decided that - construction . should  be carried "out upon-a high standard,' in  accordance with the requirements "of a  modern railway to. meet the exigencies  of heavy fast traffic for. several years  to come, thus avoiding that realignment  and reconstruction-which is so*, severe  a', burden '^iipon . American - railways today^ For this-reason it was "stipulated  that the ruling grade should, not exceed  four-tenths -of 1 -per cent per "mile  against east and west bound traffic, and  "that curves'should not be sharper than  five "degrees. - Timber^trestles also were"  to -be * omitted j' "unless- itv was" 1 intended  that'such'-should'-be* afterward filled!in  to3fornr a'stable "embankment?; 7>--'----h  Thc _ Government -section -'is"-'l ,804184'  iniles^ti"'" length*,-" a'nd^exterids^.'from'  Monctohf; in ' New'?Brunswick, IwhichJ is  the Atlantic.seaboard^terminal, to'Win-'  nipeg, the ^G rand/Trunk-Pacific/carry:  ing^* tlie/.construction through - from the  latter; point *to.,PrinceVRupert, "onV'tlfe  Paeific'CoastJ/a distance of >about-JL-,785  miles. -It was'^also stipulated^thatrthe  line should *ruii entirely -thrbugluCana-"  dian -territory,;which' restriction';;compelled; the ..'surveyors"; to .-make' a% wide  detour around-the north of thc State  of Maine. ., *, "- .'���������������������������-���������������������������- -'/ /���������������������������;---' 7*i .*/ -  ,1. The railway 'is' to be- carried , across  the^St.-Lawrence River aboutTfoui* miles  above Levis," .After leaving 'Quebec-.the  line rises "sharply and'strikesin a north  and noithwesterly direction through .-the  heart of the .province of- Quebec, until  it crosses the 48th-parallel, keeping,on  the northern slopevof the "Divide" all  the way to ..-Winnipeg." The, construction  of the line through Quebec and Ontario,  has bristled, with.difficulties'/ the greater  part of which, however, were in regard  to the'sending forward of-supplies and  material. The road, 100 feet in width,"  has been cleared the' whole distance between Winnipeg., and,'-Quebec, some  3,344.39 miles, and the grading is well  aJLVj'McdltojraxbLcoinpletj.ojL.  track 3,868 ' tons. On a I per cent,  grade, however, it could handle only  810 tons;* but on'a four-tenths of 1 per  cent, grade, such as is provided on the  new transcontinental line, its hauling  capacitv would be almost double���������������������������  1,596.  The western terminus of the line is  at Prince Rupert, where there is a magnificent natural harbor varying from  three-quarters to one and a half miles  ���������������������������in length, which, varying from 160 to  600 feet in depth, with an unobstructed  entrance three-quarters of a m'ile wide,  is. considered the finest harbor north of  San  Francisco.  That this railway is destined to exercise a far-reaching influence upon the  movement of traffic across Canada,  owing to its easy grades and curvature  and closer proximity "to the Orient, is  admitted on all sides. Moreover, its  physical conditions, combined with substantial construction, will render it the  fastest line between Atlantic and Pacific. Its economic importance is also  incalculable, as it traverses a country  which is new, and the resources of  which arc practically untouched. . In  British Columbia a" 'virgin territory,  rich in mineral, timber, and possessing  excellent stretches of agricultural land,  is being opened up, and the route cannot fail to have considerable influence  upon our trade with Alaska, to which  it will be the obvious highroad, linking  it directly with our manufacturing and  industrial centres, and involving a sea  passage to'S'kagway of only about 500  miles. - '.     "    '       -  DETI  . t:  Westward of Winnipeg the "Grand  Trunk Pacific Jias completed- and inaugurated its service upon the 793 miles  of line to Edmonton.' This section is  laid over the rolling prairie, with thc  result that grades aiul curves are of the  easiest description.  The prairie section extends for 126  miles west of Edmonton to Wolf Creek,  a tributary of the McLeod River. "This  point is the official commencement of  the_mount.iinrdivision,.as.the" section .to  the coast is called, inasmuch as it has  to negotiate the Rockies and the coastal  continuation of thc Cascades. At Wolf  Creek the track is at an elevation of  2,700 feet'above the sea level, and yet  the highest point reached by this railway is only 3,720 feet in the bellow-  head Pass -where the Rockies arc traversed. Tbe Pass, however, is about  100 miles west of Wolf Creek, and from  the latter point the grade rises steadily  and continuously the whole distance,  but only on au average of 10 feet to the  mile, which-ascent is almost imperceptible.  Though the railway cannot offer such  examples of spectacular engineering as  the Rockies in Montana and Colorado,  yet the greatest achievement lies in the  avoidance of these very obstacles, so-as  to provide an almost level route, with  no stiffer grades and sharper curves  than are to be met on the open prairie.  To railway operation this is of far-  reaching value. For instance, a locomotive of the consolidated type weighing  107 tons would haul on a'perfectly level  . MOTORING.  I'ROIT is" a city of, motor cars.  The people of Detroit are busily  . * engaged iu making every brand  of j motor car���������������������������except poor ones���������������������������  known to the world. If there is, by  any-chance", a man-here and there who  is not up to his neck, in the work of  making motor cars,- he is selling them,  or trading them, or sending them away,  or doing something in close connection  with "the making-and marketing of  motor bars.   -' - - -  "Everybody in Detroit must own a  motor car of some sort." It may be that  'such as mbtormen and conductors" on  the street cars, crews of boats that sail  out of Detroit, and, chaffeurs, "do not  indulge themselves"' iu -the .ownership  of a car, but-- there are. only*, a few of  these, comparatively speaking, in'the  half-million people: who make up'.-the  population' of, Detroit, "and every .other  person-must, nave a -ear. "Not. that  there is.a* statute'law-.compelling them  to.-have a.car, but because there arc so  few people walking, in J)etroit,tand a  glance, shows "that .the few, are only  walking for a little change "from* their  general-practise of riding, in their cars.-  Automobiles, -in"Detroit- are'*mo"re'-'nu  merons'_ than/lea ves -on/a .tree in f June;  and-the/only vehicles that aren't autq;  mobiles" are 2 the *.- street", cars,", and j now  andithen7a~ rig. t_hat;'strays;in' fFonv/ttie  country/and-lobks .'out 'of fplace^fpr -its'  pains. yA/few.weeks ago a man'uamed  Meeke~r/dro3*c-an/ox team into.-Detroit,  and*" the "people -4of. that;, city"-were?'so  "sated "with.the sight of "motor/caTs.that  thcy7 crowded '.arou'nqy that-Vx/ team  andf stopped the/street so^U-at* Uncle'  Meeker-, couldn't "move .hi's'aiite.-bellum  transportation'.system until the" crowd  gotyhungry, and went",hoine:-to-get.a  .bite"/tb *. cat:*'-"1'Uncle���������������������������Mceker.: wa's -** sup-,  posed-to have driven'������������������������������������������������������ his; oxen from'  Oregon, and was advertising thev''Jj6st  Trail'' to/ Oregon/'' T Incidentally, ,' it  may'-be/mentioned that" -anybody ^ who  lost."the trail to Oregon-didn ;t lose" anything Tthey couldn't;get- along without;  especially if it was any worse than;that  Southern "Pacific-'railroad, -.that 'runs' up  and down the State pumping_mud from  under thc tie's-every time a "truck 'pas":  ses over.- But'tiiat*is beside,the,.mark  aud the real point*"is-that^ thbae Detroit people got Uncle, Meeker, sore on  his ox team *"sind had, him .wanting an  automobile before" he had been in the  city twenty-four  houis. ��������������������������� . 7   _  And "there's-a reason forJ this preponderance of automobiles in Detroit  ���������������������������several of tliem, in" fact. Scattered  round-about_the_city,Jn^dLvc_rs_sections,  build the coming season. Tke 35,000  mark win be reached by tbe Fords for  1911, which is vastly - in ^excess of all  previous high water marks in the automobile business.  The immensity of the Ford business,  which grows with the increasing popularity of the model T, seems to know  no bounds arid with the new addition  to the gigantic Ford plant, it may be  possible ��������������������������� almost to double the 1911  volume of business.  The new building is to be a four-  story, steel and concrete structure 865  feet long by 74 feet wide. Other buildings will also be built but the big feature of the new structures will be the  one described.  The Ford Motor Company plans on  bringing to Detroit the Ford pressed,  steel plant now located in Buffalo. Part  of the new building will house that  plant. At present the Ford plant in  Detroit contains thirty-five - acres of  floor space and with the. new addition  completed, the total floor space will be  42 acres, which "eclipses anything known"  in thc automobile industry,"  J\  ,;  y)  <���������������������������',-''  -si  -1  ll  --'il  QUALITIES WOMEN SHOULD     ^  CULTIVATE  A  Paris /-journal   has   recently* been  seeking-to  discover what are' the ten  most  estimable  qualities, possessed by ���������������������������'  women, and has put the question tothe'-  votes of its readers.    The result of the",  voting goes to show that not ten/but',  sixty qualities are esteemed, and "that"?  this.is'the case in very"varying degrees..  While 50,000 votes have been given to;-  gobdiiess of heart/fewer than 300 have  declared "for humility. '-.Between , tbese--  two 'extremes'the"'votes vary from 47;-"  000 to 300.       y    .     "     ���������������������������        .^   7'y���������������������������. .  Thc'-following ten come first in order:'y  /"VlEs  Goodness .of heart, order; devotedness/' '':';';"  economy.   swectncss,/intelligence, .ami-"-.",  ability,   patience, -and - modesty.,, "The -,  last of these qualities has 20,000'adniir- ���������������������������  ers, to judge from'the votes'given; the J  qualities enumerated later all fall be-*'  low /number - of   supporters." .The * ten .-'.V" J"'/$l  next   in-order   arc:   Honesty,   wisdom/*"  courage, taste,  and  delicacy; cheerful--''"-'. \yz?.yn\  ness, activity, grace,  dignity, van'd en;",  -V;* 1  ���������������������������Tl.'J   '  presence m-o; "T'-Vgr?  the list .is, no doubt, duc--.to.,the--free-7"7::-f^y|  hand left-to competitors in .the.';way^of.^j'f^-v^l  proclaiming their individual ]eaning."',lf;'^'0"^|#|  taken together, as" they well'Vnight-be:-..'--:*.'/^^  the 10,000. for each would give*atcom-:������������������5"&*$$?  binedtotal of'20,000, which would place;..#//������������������j?.&?  them.in the first class, next-to'patience:'5-_'iCv'sr3''  Between--10,000 and 5,000-Votes/h"ave^^v^r-v^  rectitude. "'*"coiifidence7iiudgrnent1.;*'and i^yMS^-  kindliness,- whiclrlast/has 2,500-support^Sv^-J-i^ii  A cough is often the forerunner of  serious pulmonary afflictions, yet there  is a simple cure within tho reach of all  in Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup,  au old-time and widely recognized remedy, which, if resorted to at the inception of a cold, will invariably give  relief, and by overcoming the trouble,  guard the system from any serious con-  soqueuces.    Price 25 cents, at all deal-  m    -m\    El...      .  are some thirty factories where many  men' make motor cars. These factories  arc not the toy brand of goods, they  are great, big, busy places where thousands of men are at work at topnotch  speed and energy six days in the week,  and'pretty much every week in thc  year. .The" output of these Detroit factories goes into every comtry on the  face of thc earth, but a lot of it stays  right at home���������������������������in thc United. States at  largo.-and -in- Detroit- in particular.-Detroit is second to Los Angeles, among  the cities of tho world, for the number  of automobiles in population, and the  city that has more than Detroit must  have a number of citizens with more  than one car apiece.  It works out pretty well, this general  owning and general use of motor cars.  There's a cash implication that goes  with each car, and the people who own  them exercise considerable moral influence ovor thc chaps who build roads  and thc like���������������������������when moral suasion fails  they use clubs and other gentle and  refined means of getting good roads  for their cars. Good roads are the hallmark of civilization and progress; the  community that has' them will have  everything else pretty close to the  point, of quality.  Thus, by this chain of logic���������������������������or circumstance���������������������������the deduction is arrived at  that the motor car industry is a fino  thing for Detroit, and anybody who has  any doubt about tho reasonableness of  this deduction has only to go to Detroit to find ont.  Detroit, the automobile capitol of  America, has just been amazed by an  announcement from the Ford Motor  Company headquarters that the home  of the model T is to be enlarged by the  erection of another half-million dollar  building.  The announcement, coming as it does  just before thc plans for 1912 are to  bo given out; causes speculation on thc  number of cars tho Ford company will  is decision;,whiclf7i������������������rightiwelli.be- inclu'd-;^^^���������������������������-  ed- under^firinness," immediately preced-^l^yS^S  ing it.   Others, in order,'are":.jSratitude/*-!'.^;?^^  requires sbiiie poudering/-js" almost^last,-^rj^^-,^  but iii this respect it has to yield to-hu-i^SX^S  utility. ,- - ������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������� 1-,jz-~.. ry-yyyr';-[]yyyi������������������$������������������������������������,  -.A fter studying - poets .and"-phiiidso^/y rKt;^  pliers," however, , who - p"rofess7to;, know.7-WV'trf-;  all about heart "affairs"/ until''he" was7'*^J.T?.i^|^  suffering from-chronic Cupiditis/tbe'-T.-,/ ^f.."-":^  B. man came to the conclusion". that-Ithe - -'-[ff'jji^  girls who have thc.best chance of.'gety,,-/^^;"^  ting married arc" the girls who take a'n :';���������������������������'.,^'-'^  interest, i n-a-ina'nis-pu ran its -and ambi- -J- -. r-.' ''J-J* I  1  :  tions. The simpering, gushing, frivol-/  ous girl���������������������������thcgirls who,livc in a'purely '  Feminine world, composed mainly.- of .  dress, fashion, und-amusement���������������������������stands-  no chance in thc race for thc matrimo-"-  nial stakes.  .Girls, study thc tern pern ment of tlie/  man you want to marry.   It is surpris-.  ing how a man can be drawn by a woman   who   tactifully   invites   him,   by  sympathcticj-nowledgcof his .work,,to ,  talk-over his-worries-an(l-troublcs.-i-"-"3nJS-  a word, it is thc practical-minded wo- -  man that the modern man is looking for  ���������������������������a woman who can take more interest ^  in   discussing  the  details   of, an  Irish  slew than thc latest thing in millinery.  But do not go to the other extreme  and cultivate that, passion for athletes  which so often spoils all that is charming and feminine in woman; -Much ink.  has been  spilt deploring the mannish-  ness of the modem girl, and not with-.  out reason.   Cultivate the art of being  a companion as well as a sweetheart by -  taking an interest in a man's pastimes,'  but draw the line at trying to ape him,'  -     SWAEM  OF  BEES  IN HAT.  % An abandoned peach basket-hat was  left at a farm house at Kingston, N.'Y., ���������������������������  by a summer boader a year ago, which ���������������������������  the  farmer's children .mounted ,  on    a  fence post and quite forgot.   When they  came   upon   it- in   thc  course  of  their  romps the other'day, they tried to. take  it down.    A swarm' of 'wild bees was  found in it. aud the farmer has twelve  pounds of  honey  to sell.    A  humorist   .  can find material in this."  ���������������������������;-"���������������������������  T  RYNURIHE EVE MBV  Far RW, Wttk. WW* Water? bwMJ, f  GRANULATED EYELIDS J  MortoeDoefn't8m������������������Tt-8oothMBy������������������P������������������la  font* M Mwt* Ir. ImmiV, u+n tf*. ft, 9Ut  MaHa* k>������������������ Bml-m, la AmpUo ToU* Xfa, $\M  RYI .BOOKS AND ADVICE tSMM BT llXH  Murine EyeRemedyCo^Chicaco  96 THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, September 7, 1911  Harvey & Rodie  Real Estate, Insurance, Etc.  Post Office Block, Enderby  FOR TOWN PROPERTY  FOR LANDS  FOR FARMS  FOR ORCHARDS  FOR HOMES  In any part of the Northern  Okanagan Valley north of Vernon,  apply to  HARVEY   &   RODIE  Agents for Nursery Stock.  Aijont for The National Fire Insurance Co., of Hartford;   Thc Nova Scotia Fire Insurance Co.,   The  London Guarantee and Accident Co., Ltd.  ENDERBY PRESS  Published every Thursday at  Endeisby, B.C. at  S2 per year, by the Walker Press.  Advertising: Kates; Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising. $1 an inoh per month.  Legal Notices: .; 12t a line first insertion;n8c a line  each subsequent insertion. '-.,.  Reading'Notices and Locals: 15c a lin������������������.  SEPTEMBER 7,  1911  ENDERBY  GRINDROD  The highest possible examplification of the art of piano building.  For richness of tone and beauty of design, it has no superior and  few if any equals.  ���������������������������Highest priced, but WORTH THE PRICE.  Special terms on these pianos bring them within the reach of all  lovers of music. See and hear the "GOURLAY" at my home  before purchasing a piano.  The Angelus Player in the GOURLAY piano, is the pioneer of them  all.  J. E. CRANE,  AGENT, ENDERBY, B.kC.  Deer Park Fruit Land  E N D E R B Y  No Irrigation Required  These lands are situated on the benches near Enderby and are especially suited for Fruit and-Vegetables, and, having been in crop, are in splendid condition for planting.      *,'  - An experienced fruit grower is ' in charge and will give instruction to  purchasers free of charge, or orchards will be planted and cared-for at a  moderate charge.' - " "   ": -.  " 160 acres, sub-divided into 20-acre lots are now on the -market at $150  per acre. .���������������������������       '  Get in on the first block and make  money on the advance.  Apply to--  GEORGE PACKHAM,  *      Deer Park Land Office, Enderby.  JAMES MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  REAL ESTATE  Fruit Land Hay Land  Town Lots  The Liverpool & London & Globe Ins. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Assurance Co.  Royal InsuranceCoof Liverpool (Lifedept)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee &  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK,   ENDERBY   *  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  .and, City_prop.erty.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.        VERNON, B.C.  ENDERBY   BRICK    THE BEST BRICK IN THE PROVINCE.  Specified in C. P. R. contract for facing Revelstoke Station. A large stock now  on hand. Reasonable prices for large or small quantities. By far the cheapest  material for a substantial house. Cool in summer; warm in winter: saves most  of your painting, and half the cost of insurance.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co.  Enderby  We are now cutting stove-length  which  er  oad  d   l J which cfri  ht* p  olab-wood Xg*pl������������������75r  We also have some cheap sheeting boards that we wish to  clean up at $5 per thousand.  We still have some 4-in. No. 3 Flooring, which we offer at  $17.00   per    thousand  Come before it is gone.  A. R. ROGERS LUMBER CO., Enderby  "I Buy at Home, Because-"   CETTHE HABIT!  WORDS OP LIFE-LONG LIBERAL  "I speak to you young men of Oxford who are now casting your first  votes to register them against this  measure and in favor- of thc policy  that has brought Canada to its present enviable position."  These are the words of Hon. Clifford Sifton, delivered in an address  against reciprocity given at Oxford  some days ago. The strongest argument against reciprocity heard in the  present campaign was given by Mr.  Sifton' in that memorable address.  ���������������������������"I am not splitting arguments/'  said he, "about the difference of a  cent or two 'between New York or  Montreal on a Canadian delivery, b'ut  I ask you if it is logical that, after  spending millions to develop this  great home market we should throw  it open freely to the United States  and all those other countries. The  market of the Ontario farmer is today the finest, the steadiest, and the  surest in the world.  "If there is an intelligent reason  why this ��������������������������� home market should be  thrown open, this is certainly the  time for that reason to be stated.  There is no jVlace in the world where  producers are so ruthlessly oppressed  by trusts as "in the United States.  It is to the tender mercies of the  beef trust and its ilk that they propose to hand you over, and this,  you are told, will rid you of the mid>  dleman."  Mr. Sifton dealt at length with the  hope of the United States of securing  access , to the natural resources of  Canada and the encouragement that  .would be given to the shipment out-  of Canada of everything in its' raw  state to be manufactured in the United States. The inevitable result-of  such a policy could not,but be a de:  creased population and a diminished  production.    -  There is a tendancy on the part of  some Liberals tor criticise -Hon. Mr.  Sifton for the stand' he has taken on  the reciprocity pact, claiming that he  is unfaithful to his lea'der, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. The fact is, Sir Wilfrid is unfaithful to himself, in that  he has turned his back upon the policy he has advocated for years past.  Listen to Sir Wilfrid at the imperial  conference of 1907: "There was a  time when we wanted reciprocity with  the United States, but ,our efforts  and our, offers were put aside." ' We  have said good-bye to that trade  and we now- put our hopes upon  British trade. '  What has happened to cause Sir  Wilfrid to turn his back upon his former policy? Nothing, so far as Canada is concerned. But the past five  .y_cars^ihav_e=,witnessed=the-==greatcst.  emigration of Amerioan farmers to  the Northwest that ever has' been  witnessed in the world's history. It  has been a period of greatest prosperity, for* these emigrants have  brought millions of dollars with  them and have induced other millions  to follow. The manufacturers of the  United States - have likewise moved  across" tlfe line and established Canadian branches to supply the demand  of the Canadian market. All this  has meant the annual loss to the  states of many millions,, and also the  loss of thousands of her best citizens.  Everything possible was done by the  states to check the exodus to Canada  without avail. Finally, seeing what  Canada was doing, and being unable  to stop the inflow of American capital and men. and institutions, the  proposition came from tlie United  States government for reciprocity.  And Sir Wilfrid,��������������������������� astute as he is,  jumped at the bait. Had Sir Wilfrid at that time answered the request from the United States with  the words uttered.by him at the imperial conference in 1907, he would  have won the esteem of every Britisher and every Canadian. On the  contrary, he deliberately walked into  the trap set for him, and now he is  attempting to  justify  his course.  If prominent Liberals refuse to follow him, he must accept the responsibility, not they. Mr. W. T. White  of Toronto, vice-president of the National Trust Co., and one of the 18  Liberals who signed the anti-reciprocity manifesto when the pact was  first made known, put the question  correctly in an address at Toronto a  few days ago. "In my opinion this  is not a question of party politics,"  said Mr. White. "It is a great eco-;  nomic and national issue in which all  minor political differences are absorbed -and merged. It is a question above parties and above individuals. * * * It is said that both  parties have been committed ,to- reciprocity since confederation. This  is not true, although it is a fact that  both parties were favorable to it for  a great number of years. We all favored it when we were dependent upon the bounty, of the United States  for admission to her markets, but  that day has passed and gone forever. There are no birds in last  year'is nests, and reciprocity is an  old nest, a generation old now, and  there are, no birds in it for Canada.  * * * The other contention is that  reciprocity is an advantage to the  farmers of Canada. Now I have  only one speech on this aspect of the,  case for the city, and..the country.  * * * My political faith is that,  situated as we are, this country needs  a reasonable protection for all its industries including farming,' and each  part of the community must be content to see others receive the share  of protection to which they are respectively entitled. Now,' having  settled this principle, let-us examine  this agreement. .Canada has a population of 8,000,000." United States,  90,000,000., Both countries are:. principally agricultural, producing many  millions in-value more than they consume. Both are manufacturing nations ambitious to extend their trade  "Now  what   about   this..wonderful  market of 90,000,000 we hear so much  about ? One would think that 90,-  000,000 people were standing in :a  bread . line .just , across* the bolder  waiting ��������������������������� to be fed ���������������������������! How many individual American farms are there ?  ONLY SEVEN MILLION, WITH  OVER A BILLION ACRES OF LAND  UNDER CULTIVATION, with the out  put increasing yearly under the most  improved methods of intensive farming ! "     *  s=  NYAL'S  WILD  A safe, pleasant and effective  remedy for. Relaxed Condition  of the Bowels. In various  kinds of Summer Complaints  such as Colics, Cramps, Cholera Morbus, Cholera Infantum,  Passivp Hemorrage, Dysentery  Diarrhoea, etc.  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St.  ' Enderby  > <$*H><$"<$><M><M'-<e><������������������^  I E. J. Mack 1  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good* Rigs;   Careful Driv-.  ers; Draying of all,kinds.  Comfortable, and Commd-<  dious Stabling for teams. ;���������������������������  < >  < i-Prompt attention to all customers  <���������������������������"- - ���������������������������    - ;,  *'     Land-seekers .and  Tourists in-  J. vited to give us a trial. .**  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits,, $699,969.88  Honorary President ��������������������������� Rt. Hon. LORD STRATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL, O. C. M. G.  Preaident, Hon.   SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND, K. CM. G.   ^ "   .  Vice-Prarident and General Manager,   SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON, Bart.  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E. C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT i^^t^jr;  =^Bmnches io Okajia*an=Disti'iet:-En(iei'by,���������������������������Armstrong,���������������������������VernonrKelowna and Summerland '  G. A. HENDERSON. Ifcq.. Manager, Vernon A. E. TAYLOR, Manager Enderby.  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 S. C. Smith Co,, of  Vernon. Enderby.  UNION BANK OF CANADA  Established   1865.  Capital paid up  $4,000,000  Reserve" fund y;;.y.;.y~y:...;..77..7;ryyy.;......;...;.7"..T.7.".7r.7.r.^ii������������������.~~"-"2740o,"ooo  Assets ov������������������r      50,000,000  Over 200 Branches ln Canada.  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED.  Interest at highest current rates allowed on Deposits.  S. W, HARDY,  Manager Enderby Branch.  Finest in the Country  "Enderby is a charming villiage with city airs. ������������������  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandon  off his feet ne came nere, and now owns one of  finest brick, hotels in the country. Although  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his  hotel the King Edward. In addition to the excellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists."  .    (Extract from Lewery'u L������������������d������������������������������������.)  King Edward Hotel, LPLoMURPHY  Enderby  ' 9 J* -^   -g-\-yw-^f-^t_������������������1t^.iy^iyj^Hr +-**  l&S!������������������riL%&-iVLi?238k^^  n.~ -  *-,'  Ty-?JJ.  I'���������������������������-?**    yT^  i 'Ay y  it? c    _*  "V     j.. -  *Tl    1 \  ;>.;'��������������������������� it"  ���������������������������f- -  V  '-'  By- -  &  I  1  I  I  Thursday, September 7, 1911  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  & Yest&TsM T^ps  -*$<?  "-A  Our Stock is complete.   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A  boy starts oiit bciievin' most 0* what's  iold hini an' thinkin ; that it V his duty  io reform the world; an' about the only  thing he is careless of is human, life���������������������������  his uwii or anv one else's. Fact u' the  matter is that if von watch him close  enough you'll find out that even in his  "���������������������������lines   a   boy   is   about   the   solemnest  ���������������������������Uiin������������������  on   earth,  air   you   have to know  an,' he  lay down  last resort.  the game piirtv ttiorougn to tell when  it drifts into a real light. That's why  all wars have been fought by boys.  Thev believe in anv cause 'at looks big  cMioufb to lav down their lives for, an'  that's their chief ambition. - A man,  though, gets to see after a time that  the1 's'niost generally somebody up behind who's, working the wire  yets so 'at he don't want to  ���������������������������uivbody's life, except as a  He looks favorable upon -amusement,  an'- after a while lie kind o" sort o*  etas hardened to the fact that the  whole thing's a joke and he'd rather  laugh thau shoot. Why, J 'd be more  afraid of a bov with a popgun than I. d  be of a man with a standiu' army.  So as 1 wiid, it was just about tins  " mv life that L begun to hunt,  places to eat and sleep;  an' it I heard of  next countv 1 turned out an  round. l" did a little of every  lugged a chain  surveyor  chance in  of gamblin  first thing  time in  up   pleasant  in    the  went  in  1  ar  thing;    even    ...bfc-  outfit, but the wasn't enough  that, i got to have a trace  in anything I do; so the  knew'j was down in Ne-  ������������������������������������u- .������������������������������������������������������". i'or the treasure 'at Bill  Brophv had buried there. The last ot  his gaiig had tried to describe the place,  but bis description would have-done for  'most any place in Nevada���������������������������she not  bein''what you might call free-handed  in fhe wav of variety.  Well, ['.ranged around in tlie uioim-  tain** between .Nevada and California,  lookin' I'or a flat-shape<f voc-k with^ a  mountain-peak on'caeh side of it. air a  cold- wind swecpin' up .the canon-���������������������������  1 don't know just how the cold wind  got included, 'but the dyin' outlaw  dwelt upon that cold wind something  particular. 1 stayed out purty  thc season, an' if cold winds  tifyin', Brophy had his treasure buried  niii'ty- impartially nil  over the West  ney. We worked like beavers for a  while, gettin' our stuff outdoors, an' it  was as hot as summer outside.  "That's the only drawback to this  cave," said Slocuni. "It will be all  to the good wheu the winter settles in  earnest, but it will be some bother  while it'o still snowin' an' thawiu'."  I told hini that I agreed with him to  <iifh an extent'that if I could locate  the burro I'd rather risk gettin' back  to humanity than to dyin* there of  rheumatiz.    I was wringin ' wet through.  "Nobody can't die of rheumatiz  around me," sez Slocuni, an' he went  to oue of his packs an' got out a piece  of root. ''"'Chew this," sez he, "an' il  will drive the rheumatiz out, of your  system."  Anybody would have trusted those  eye.--, so I chewed the root i'or about a  minute, an' then L chewed snow an'  mud au' tobacco an' red pepper for an  hour, tryin' to get rid of the taste.  Drive the rheumatiz out of your system? Why, the blame stuff would drive  out your system too if you' chewed it.  long enough. Tt was the tarnatiouest  sruii.' 'at ever a human man met up  with.  "It's most too strong to fake pure,"  sez Slocuni, "but if you grind it an'  put a small pinch in a quart of alcohol it makes a fine remedy. Don't  throw the rest o' that root away. There  is enough there to do you a* lifetime."  "Ves," sez J. "there is, an' more."  A feller om-e'told me that man was a  slave to his envirament���������������������������envirainent is  anything around you. scenery, book  evil companions, an' sech; well, a  a good ninety.miles to the railroad, an'  so when the mornin's begun to get  frosty everyone else scooted for humanity, an I, bein' more or less weak-  minded  ;i'orty  took the job  month   an'  o' watchman,  my   needin's.  always  bushel  play it  The'  so J   read  a hog for litaehure, so I got a  o' libraries air started iu to  alone.  wa.sn 't  a   blessed   thiug  to  do,  Years,  'em through by  ���������������������������*���������������������������  New  an    got  out  of tobacco by  February.     Prom   that   on  the first of  1 begun to  think in a circle, an' my intellect  creaked like a dry axle before the bluebirds began to sing. Quiet? 1 could  hear the shadows crawlin' along the  side of the house. The snow was seventy-five feet deep in fhe canons, so you  might say 1 was duty bound to stay  there. As a general rule, I don't shirk  breakin' a path, but when the snow is  more than fifty feet higher than my  head, I'd rather walk fourth or fifth,  When the outfit came back in the  spring 1 was tho entire reception committee; but T bet the' never was one  more able  to  de its  pan.  ain't no slave to his envirament  burro  cause  he generally eats it. -My burro was fat,  an' the clump of pine trees had mostly  disappeared. I loaded up my stuff,  shook hands with S'loeuni,  down the mountain  started Slocuni sez to ine, "I'm sure  sorry to see you go. L don't generally  get much friendly with folks any more,  bnt f took to you from thc first, an' any  time I can clo you a favor, all you got to  do it to wink."  "What's your general plan of occupation, Slocuni?" sez I.  "All that L ever expect to,do for the  and started  Just as I got fully  "I'm  remainder  search  for  - "Well,"  to do me a  I'm  late- in  was idea  nnpa  I'd  fallen  in   with-Slocuni.  1   reckou   I 'd   have  died  if  I'  .1 if I hadn't  Slocum was a  oncer lookin' specimen!, when you first  came upon him. His skin didn't fit  him very well, bein' a trifle too big,  an' wrinkled an' baggy in consequence; his eves was kind ot a washy  blue, an' thev stuck out from his face,  jrivin' him liie most, sorrowful expression 1 ever see. Von just couldn't be  suspicious of a man with such eyes as  that; he seemed to have th rowed himself wide open an' invited the whole  world to come an' look inside. Why,  a perfect stranger would have trusted  Slocuni with his last plug of tobacco,  and like as not he'd have gotten part  of it back. Well, as I said. 1; was  headiu' i'or warmer weather, but I got  overtook an' had about given up all  hope when I' noticed the smell of smoke  in the air. I was walkin' on foot air  pulliir a burro with a pack behind me,  .nii-Laftcr-a-tiniC-  J.Jocated  that smoke  comin' right up through  thc snow.  L veiled and shouted around for a  while without gettin' any response.  Night a nd the snow was both fallin *<f ast,  an' that smoke was exceeding temptin'.  Pinallv I took a piece of burlap ofl  the pack, put it over the hole where  the smoke was comin' through, an'  piled snow on top of it. I was curious  to see what would happen. 1 waited-���������������������������  perhaps it was only live minutes, but it  -s-eeined -that many-hours���������������������������an-'~_thon- a'  low, calm voice, down somewhere beneath me, sez. "'Get off that chimney!"  "[  will,"' sez I. "when yon  tell  mo  how  to get   to  the  fire."  I waited again, an' then a man with  a lantern emerged into tlie cut about  f'urtv feet below me. au' told me how  I co'iild wind around aud come down to  him. Well, me an'  worked it out, air  with long whiskers  vhirt-sleeves in front  mow.  "    Vou   like   to   a'  lie   grumblod.    "Don  the   burro   finally  lhere   was  a   man  standin'   in    his  of a  hole  in  iho  smothered   me,"  't   you   know  bet-  to stop up a chimney that's work-  the  11.  ter'n  in'?'  " I    wanted  double,'' sez 1. "an  way J   could  think  to  tent ion.''  " Do you live around  here?'  "Not" very much." sez  I, "  minded to try it a while, if  in your burrow for two."  '"'Got any tobacco?" sez he.  " Plenty,'" sez L  ' ��������������������������� Vou 're  welcome,''  sex.  he.  We took  the  burro over to a  of   pine   woods  an'   turned   him  an' then T crawled in through the tunnel to Sloeum's fire.    Tt was in a  cave  which  had  a   natural   chimney  riinnin'  up the  hill, au' it  looked  considerable  much like Paradise to me.    We ate an'  smoked to gather for a week, an' then  one day our fire went out an' a Hood of  water poured  down   through  the  ehim-  hiiiiney   to   work  that was the only  it tract  vour ai-  sez he.  I, .'.'but 1 'm  there 's room  clump  ioosc,  ever expect  of my days," sez he, "is to  my Rheumatiz Remedy."  sez I, "any time you get  favor in that line, it'll be  when I'm to weak lo wink." So we  parted the best o' friends, an' 1 went  on to a lumber camp, where I put in  the winter bossin' a gang. I. didn't  know much about lumber, but the men  there.was just the same as anywhere  else,  an'  wc got  along  fine.  I was" bossin"' a little ranch up in  Idaho next J'uiic when .1 heard ..tell"of a  big strike in the Esmeralda " range���������������������������  not such .a*-great distance from where.  I had spent the week with Slocum. The  report had it that a feller named Slocum had located the big ace of gold  mines, an' L was some et up with curi-..  osity to see if it was the same Slocum;  but I was needed at the ranch that  winter, an' as J took a likin' for the  young feller who was tryin' to make  it go, I stuck to him, au' it wasn't until the followin' July that I pulled out  an'  floated  down  that way.  Well, it was the same old Slocum sure  enough, ile was, the most unlucky cuss  'at ever breathed, 1 reckon. Every  time he had made up his mind to do  something, Fate had stepped up an'  voted again it. lie had "wasted the  best part of his life locatin' gold mines  "at wouldn't hang out. until at last  even he got disgusted an* went to  huntiir for his Injun root to cure rheumatiz with. First thing he knew, he  had stumbled on a bonanza lode in thc  Esmeralda range. This here lode was  a peach. Ten-foot face ou top, just  soggy with gold an' silver, an' copper  a n '   tin _cjiougu_to   pay   expenses. 11.  CHAPTER   TEN  A Winter at Sloeum's Luck  They only  brought- out  gang that, summer, an' they  about half a  kept them  probin' around all over the neighborhood; but though they found enough  stuff to about pay .expenses, they could  not get back on the main track. Both  the Eastern-capitalists showed up along  toward ��������������������������� fall to see what was doin',  air' when it came time to knock off  work, they tried to get ine to repeat  my little performance as watchman.  I thanked 'em for their trustfulness,  but I politely declined the honor. I  told 'cin 'at T was purty to!'able quickwitted, an' it didn't take ine four  months to study out what I was goin'  to say next. But I compromised by  sayin' that if they would give me two  other fellers for company I'd stay;  otherwise they'd have to rustle up  some poor devil 'at needed the money.  They knew 'at I was reliable, so they  agreed; an' I selected out, my companions in affliction. What I mostly  wanted was .a heap o' variety, air"  when "the number is limited to two. a  feller has to be some choicy; but T reckon [ got. the best the' was.  There'd been'a little light-haired feller there all season, kind o' gettin' familiar   with   labor,   like.     He  store an' got three bushels o' nickle  libraries, enough grub to do six men  six months; enough "tobacco to 'do twelve  men a year, an' a little yeller pup 'at  we give six bits for. 17didn't 'low to  run any risks this deal.  When we got back 'most everybody  had pulled out, an' the roads was begin-  nin' to choke up. Slocum an' the two  capitalists was there waitin for us,/but  wheu all their stuff was loaded on the  wagon the' wasn't room for the men;  so Miller, the youngest capitalist; who  was a bit of a high-roller, an' had been  shakin' up the coast off an' on, he took  olf four trunks, an' sez to me, "Happy,  if you run out of clothes, here's four  trnnks-fiill." Then they hopped on  the wagon an' left us alone in our glory.  1   reckon, take   it   all   in   all,   that  was    about    the    most    florid    winter-  1    ever    put  spoilt    me  the    cookin  in,  air  it    purt  for    hard    work.      I  the   innocents   did  nigh  did  thc  chores, an' we got. along as bully as a  .fat, bear for a while, livhr in the hotel.  The' was a hundred rooms, but - we  didn't use 'em all. Locals, he wrote  most of the time, when he wasn't look-  in' at the ceiling an' tryin' to think.  Hammy, he walked barefoot in the  snow, an' hollered at thc snow-capped  mountains. I read nickle libraries, an'  we didn't care a dang for the Czar of  Russia, until along toward Christmas  a spark lit. in my pile of litac-hnre, an'  doggone near burned the hotel down.  Then we began to feel snowed-in. Locals had writ himself dry, Hammy was  tired of listeniu' to himself, besides  havin' chilblains up to his knees, an'  I was half crazy, 'count of havin'  nothing   to   read.     Wc   didn't   have   a  there all  iar   v  Hi-count to work  was no  he couldn't even learn  to tie"-'a knot; but he talked kin' o'  blotchy, nn' it was divertin'. to listen  to him. One day we was kiddiir him  about being so thuniby. -an-'-he sez.  "Th'at-'s "right, boys, laugh" while yon  can; but I'11 have-you all between the  covers of a book "some day, an' then  it-will "be my grin, f.- ain't swore to  no cverlastiir felicity to thc holy cause  o; labor: I'm just gettin' -local color  now."  .Xoxt. day he fell into a,barrel of red  paint, he,was swobbin' on thc hotel to  keep her from, warpin ', an-', every blessed'man in ca in p" passed out. about six  jokes apiece relatin' to local color. He  never  saddened   up  none,   though,  just  he pitied  nickle between us, so we couldn't gamble, an' I resigned my mind that when  spring climbed np the trail the'd be  two corpses an' one maniac in that-  cussed  hotel.  -One day ITammy came stalkin' in  to where me an' Locals was playin'  guess. Guess ain't never apt to be a  popular pastime 'cause it has to be  played without any kind o' cheatin'  whatever. The. one who is it, guesses  what the other is thinkin' of, an' if he  guesses before he falls asleep, hc wins.  Well, Hammy he breaks in on our game  just the same as if we hadn't been  doin' anything at all, an' I knew by  his action that the' was somethin'  afoot. Whenever Hammy was ready to  speak something, he always walked  like a hoss 'at was string-haltered in  all four legs. "Well, he paraded up to  us-that day, hip action, knee action,  and instep action all workin', stopped  in front of us." folded his arms, au' sez,  "Good sirs, 1 have conceived a fitting  fete.''  (To be  Continued)  smiled  sorrowful,  as  just looked as if they's said, "Now  then, there's Slocuni; he been hammered so long he's got callous to it.  Let's jus' see how he'd act if we  .-witched his luck on him." Air.they  sure done it.  Slocuni, he scratched around until he  see that if was no joke, an' then he  set bait I'or a couple of capitalists. He  trapped two beauties, an' they put up  the assets an' went in, equal partners.  They sunk shafts-nil.'-built'stamp mills  air' smelters an' retorts���������������������������oh. they sure  made plans to get the metal wholesale. As soon as it began to flow in  they built stores and shacks an' a  big hold���������������������������they wasn't timorous about  puttin' their coin into circulation, you  bet your life, an' it looked as if they  was going to flood the market,  Well, S'loeuni. he owned a third of  everything, mind, au' his expression  flopped square over like a  an' stayed points up. He  those years 'at he'd been  muddy end of it, an'  got 'em to call the  Luck." The' wasn't  such  an insult as that  on  taugliu  though  up everything  after  mine  no  ci  into  dry moon,  forgot all  havin' the  a time he  " Slocum ;s  ill to hurl  the mouth  of an honest, hard-workin' mine, an'  naturally, as soon as it was done, the  mine laid down in its tracts an' refused  lo give up another ounce.  They came to a break in the lode  an' couldn't find the beginning again.  The same twist that had hove one edge  out of tho ground had unjointed the  other. But they had got out a tidy  .sum already, an' they knew the' must  be a loose end somewhere, so they was  anxious to keep their outfit in good  order.  Slocum hadn't swelled clear out of  shape with his new fortune, an' when  1 made myself known to him he had  give me a purty tol'ablc decent sort  of a job. where there was more bossin'  an' responsibility thau brute labor; an'  I felt kindly toward him. Winter lasted  full  four months out  there.    It  wasj  us. au * went  ho touched.  An' then there was another curious  specimen! there; a tall, thin feller, with  oue o' them lean chiuny faces. He  claimed 'at he had been a show actor,  but his lungs had given out���������������������������claimed  he was a tragudian,' but Great Scott!  lie couldn't  even turn a  handspring.  He said he was recuperatin', and he  sure did hit his liquor purty hard; but  I never could make out what he expected to get out of a minin' camp,  'cause he was full as useless as Local  Color. About half the fellers you meet  strayin' around ont here are a bit onesided .-bit L���������������������������w_e._(loii.lt -care, so-long���������������������������.a s_  they're peaceable. When you'd guy  this one a little stout, he'd fold his  arms, throw back his head, an' say,  cracklin' o' thorns under a pot, is the  laughter of fools." This was the brand  of landwidge "at flowed from this one,  air" hc wasn't no ways stingy with it.  Well, they had kept these two at.  boys' jobs an' boys' wages, an' when  I offered "cm the position of deputy  watchmen, they fair jumped at it. Said  Local-Color." It will be a golden-opportunity to perpetuate the seething  thoughts which crowd upon my brain."  Said Hamlet, "f thank thee, sir, for  this, thy proposition fair. In sooth  I 'II I ry the cold-air cure, and in the inn  jesty of prime-evil silence, I shall make  the snow-capped mountains echo to the  wonderful rhapsodies of Shakespeare."  Well, the' was a .superabundance of  cold air an' prime-evil silence an' snowcapped mountains, an' I didn't care a  hang what, he did to 'em, so long as it  kept me from gettin' everlastin' sick  o' my own company.  1 never see any company yet 'at  wasn'r a shade better-'n just my own.  I knew I could stand these two innocents for four months, an' if they got  violent I could rope 'an tie 'em. When  everybody begun to get ready to pull  out, I took the twenty-mule team down  In town to get our needin's. I look the  children along with mc, an' I sez to  'om. "Now, boys, no drinkin' goes up  above through the winter. Wc simply  have to go out an' get disgusted with  it before we start back."      /  Well, avc sure had a work-out. On the  sixth day Hamlet, he throws his arm  around my neck an' busts out cryin'  an' sez. '* Happy, it is the inflexible  destiny o' the human race to weary of  DUELS WITH DEATH  It would be difficult to find," in all the  records of brave men's heroism, a more  stirring example than is given -in the  story of the great Kiiiiberley mud fight  which took place a few years ago.     :,.__  As a result of it-six English miners  were a warded,1 the Lid ward medal, -and  wore hailed by our late King as patterns  for the Empire. . ..   -   -    ,  They worked in the famous diamond  mines of Kimberlcy, and part of. their  duty was the supervision of bands "of  natives-engaged in the work.  One morning, wnen everything was  going along as smoothly as possible, aud  a party of these natives were hard at  work in a comer of the mine, they were  startled by a dull noise outside as if  a few tons of some soft substance had  been hurled against the high door that  separated the spot where they worked  from the Jong tunnel leading,to the  shaft. " .  "The mud!" they cried, and dropped  their picks in nn instant.  There was no mistaking the sound.  It was the dreaded mud, the terror of  diamond miners. -  A m.ud rush means" certaiii death to  all on its track, ft gives no warning.  It comes along silently, like an ugly  wriggling snake working its way swiftly, sparing nothing, covering every-  thing, a sucking, suffocating foe that  strikes fear into fhe hearts of all who  sec, .it   To make mutters worse, the place  where thc natives worked was a sort  of hollow���������������������������n little chamber which, as  already indicated, they reached by descending a steep hill. Had the tunnel  been flat they could have opened the  door "-nd floundered through the mud  quitb easily, but owing to the slope, the  slime quickly had them prisoners, It  had risen higher than the door in a few  minutes, and if it poured long enough  there was-nothing to prevent its rising  till it streamed. over the high wall in  which  the door was fixed,  They shrieked for help, and the Englishmen at the opening to the tunnel  roared out, "Climb to'the top of the  wall," which the miners promptly did.  They were safe there, for the time at  least.  "Stnv when  Suddenly, almost in the moment of  victory, the outlook was blackened. A  loud,- .terrifying cry ran through the  workings.  "The mud!    The mud!"  There it was again, a black stream  of death rapidly refilling the tunnel.  Within a few minutes the work of mauy  hours had been destroyed.-  The deadly swish delivered its mournful message to the imprisoned natives,  and their agonized wails mingled with  the sighs of the trtrong, beaten men  staring moodily at the inky river rising  and rising.  The river flowed our 'Soon the tunnel  was a tunnel no longer; H was a dull  mass of rising slime that deadened the  cries of tho mud-barred miners.  It (lowed for hours. Then, like some  tired-out torturer, it slowed down again  and ceased, leaving -d great black bar-  ner as a memento of its mastery.  The rescuers sat round on a neighboring rock and looked down at the all-  powerful King of Diamonds, for the  minute they were nonplussed���������������������������hopeless.  Then they held a council of war. Each  man was invited to suggest what he considered thc best means to adopt in tackling the enemy.. All manner of suggestions wero made, most of them worthless., but in thc end it was decided to try  and reach the men, not by removing* the  mud, but by passing over it.  It was a perilous undertaking. One  man placed a plank upon the face of  the mud and stretched himself on it,  the others standing by ready-to drag  him off if thc support showed signs of  sinking. Fortunately it didn't. A littlo spade was handed to the roscnor, and  he began to cut into thc mud and so  pull his.way along down the tunnel like  a man faco downwards in a canoe pulling himself forward witb a paddle.  When he had gone a few yards the  danger became greater owing to the  fact that he was now beyond the roach  of his fiiends. He was solclv depend-"  ont .now on the treacherous mud. If it  failed him he would sink and be swallowed up before the eyes of his comrades.  But he worked bravely on���������������������������half-inch'  by half-inch. Another plank followed,  with another man on it.  Jn half an hour six men wore laid  flat on six planks in the middle- of the  mud surface. If thc mud took to seething ,ancl bubbling for a moment they  were doomed. There was no way out.  Sixty-five feet of mud, and between'  them,and it a plank that might keel  over any second and send them to a  suffocating death.  Ahead were the shrieking natives;  behind was the hidden spring of destruction that might let loose its slime again,  flood the tunnel still more, and cause the  planks to capsize like a cockle craft-ou'  a turbulent sea.  And   the   rescuers, ��������������������������� forgetting   it  all,  plodded on their muddy way, half-inch -  by half-inch. . -    ,  As the news went, round- thousands -  of people thronged-to the head of the  shaft.--and by the-.time'the first lu'a'ir-  reached the prison- house all -South..  Africa awaited the/r'esiilt of'his brnv-""  cry���������������������������success or death, mud or mastery/"  If was-success. '     '        ���������������������������"      *,...-,'  When- the   man ^ on ;'thc .first   plank  reached thc wall on which the natives"  were huddled  hc" called  instructions-'to  tbem. " - , ���������������������������    -"  "Vou've seen  the way "I've come?"  he. said, still lying flat and-face down. ��������������������������� "  "Well, I'm' going back .the .same way, '  but  I'm leaving the planks for you io  follow on.    Crawl along the plaiiks as  much like a snakcas you can."'       r. ,  Slowly the men oir tbe jplanks slid ���������������������������  back leaving the wooden line behind-  them. S'Jowly the natives followed on.  Nobody spoke. The black mass under-'  neath. that looked as hard as rock, but*  was as soft as porridge, seemed to th6  men to be all eyes���������������������������grinning eyes of  death. - .-      '  As each  man reached tbe end  plank .  he  was   hauled-to -safety by  -friends,  standing near and carried, hali'-fainting,   -  out of sight of the mud.   The rest drag-^  ged themselves wearily on half-inch by  half-inch.  When   the   last    native   arrived - his  workmates thought he was a  If  i  TT7s~hni7~liad  turned  white.  stranger.  vou  things   mortal,   an'   I'm   dog-tired  bein'  drunk���������������������������an'   'sides,  I'm   bust-  all  o'  ed."  It turned out, that he didn't have any  advantage over me an ' Locals in this  respect,  so   we   went   to   the   company  ire''' the English  men called. "If you jump down you'll  be sucked in and suffocated in two  minutes."  And while the natives sat there  staring wild-eyed at the great black  mass that cut them off from safety the  other men at the ont ranee to the passage set to and fought the foe with huu  dreds of buckets and shovels.  It, was dreary work, The men slaved  steadily on all day. and the natives  looked on, and prayed, and cheered, and  wept. The rush of mud had stopped,  fortunately, and after thousands of  bucketfuls had been removed the rescue  seemed certain.  'Tis a Marvellous Thing.���������������������������When the  cures effected by Dr. Thomas' Eclectric  Oil are considered, the speedy an-:I permanent relief it has brought to the suffering wherever it has been used, it  must bo regarded as a marvellous thing  that so potent a medicine should result  from the six ingrodieuts which enter  into its composition. A trial will convince the most skeptical of its healing  virtues.  A DIAMOND SAW  There i.s in use in France a circular  diamond saw for cutting stone. The  diamonds lhat form the cutting teeth  of the saw are common crystals, worth  about 10s. a carat, and they arc fixed  in a steel disc over ti feet in diameter,  which is mounted on a-spindle and re-_  yolvedby electric poweFirTtLe VnTinuer"  in which an ordinary circular saw is  operated.  For sawing hard stones there are 20#  diamonds in the cutting edge, and the  speed is .'*00 revolutions a minute. Thc  saw enters the stone about one foot in  that time.  For soft stones the teeth arc of steel,  with diamonds at-intervals about every  five teeth/aud at a speed of twelve  turns a minute the saw advances a yard  a minute. This saw cuts and dresses  the stone on all sides and gives it sharp  outlines, and it accomplishes its work  at one-eighth to one-tenth the cast of  hand labor.  LOVE-LETTERS  OF  A  HUSBAND  Dear Jane,���������������������������Arrived here this morning O.K. It's a poor-looking town, but  business is good. I'll write more next  time.���������������������������Your  loving  husband,  John.  Dear Jane,-���������������������������Got here last night. The  train was three hours late. No news,  but business is good. Longer letter  next time.���������������������������Yours as ever, John. '  Dear Jane,���������������������������Sorry to hear you were  not feeling well. Hope you are better  by now. Getting a good many: orders  here. No news, but more next time.���������������������������  Lovingly, John.  Dear Jane,���������������������������Just to let you know  I'm. all right, though the rheumatism  has been bothering me again. Got here-  this morning, and have done a lot of  business already. Nothing to write,  but I'll do better next time.���������������������������With  J������������������r������������������, Jobn,  96 ^JTjJt-WBl-l���������������������������'-  *?.������������������*���������������������������_���������������������������* v -is.-  JNDKKbY   PRESS  AND WALKER'S  WEP*CLV  /  tj-b  >;  No Longer Has  Gold or Catarrh  Dear Sirs,���������������������������I have been in the drug  business for ovor six years, and as an  up-to-date druggist have a deep-seated  antipathy to certain kinds of medicines.  However, being a sufferer from Catarrh  and noticing tho enormous sale of Catarrhozone, actuated by motivos of  curiosity I opened and tried a small 25  cent package of Catarrhozone. By the  time I had finished it aud one,of the $1  size outfits of Catarrhozone, I was completely cured. That was eight mouths  ago, and I have never since even had a  cold. I consider Catarrhozone an indispensable remedy in every household.  (Signed)    Lawrence Mead,  Brockville,   Out.  Catarrhozone is sold under guarantee,  in 25c, 50c and $1 sizes. Get it from  vour dealer  THE CLASS IN HUMOR  The professor of humor rubbed his  eyes sleepily, and yawned as thc young  gentlemen who were specializing in  British humor entered the room.  "Good morning, gentlemen," he  said, with a yawn, when the class was  seated. "As"you know, we are to consider that .subtle variety of humor  known as 'The Merry Quip-a la Punch'  this morning. Mr. Hawkins, if you  were commissioned by the editor of  Punch to prepare a quip on a.woodsman about to take- out an insurance  policy, just how would you put it?"  "Why���������������������������er���������������������������why, Professor," said  Mr. Hawkins, scratching his-head.,,"I  should have the agent advise hini to,  make it an axc-ident policy."  - "Very good, Mr. Hawkins," said the  professor, wiping away a tear from the  left eye. "And you, Mr. Dubbleigh���������������������������  how would you work up a variation on  that jest for a cabman running along  Piccadilly?"  "I'd have him call for a-taxi-dent  policy, sir," said Dubbleigh., '    '  The* professor frowned.  "That, sir, is an,original answer, and  1 have ropcatedly told this class that  in, humor, wc desire to"cultivatc not so  much originality as our memories," he  - said.   "Please bear that in mind hereafter." "Mr'. Wilkstaver, you  may give  me thc form of policy,to be taken oiit  -by  a  Picadilly cabman  in accordance  w'iHi "the. rigid  rules  of' this branch  of  humor:'','    -"  "He'd ask for a' hack-cident policy,  sir,"-replied Mr.  Wilkstaver.  "That is right," said "the professor,  putting- a fresh cupful of grounds in  .-the coffee-machine. "If you were the  "- editor of" Punch, ' Mr. Squiggs,'\ said  . the professor; reverting" to his notes,  _"-and'.a correspondent .wrote,to yoiT to  *' inquire"- the , best'-way to-open  an egg,  what'would ;you reply?"-     ���������������������������;  "-..  -y"l should say that in our best,circles  ,,'it/is'done*-with a, knife,-.sir,ycutting it  sharply across"'. thc',~upp'c'r" elliptical end;  ������������������but\thiit;-' sonic' persons"- i n' the country  yprcfcrJto'*get a' mother hen and hateh-  ���������������������������\itJ'*"--'replied;-"Mr.,"Sqiiiggs.r "-7, -. /  ".;  ���������������������������7-    The'"class was"dismissed prematurely',  -for'at-that  moment  the professor .fell  -off-'his."chair .in" an'attack "of-coma./.^  .THE TALL-HATTED HIGHLANDER !  '-���������������������������-/'Field-MarskairSir Evelyn Wood; "V.C.",  who has recently formally/assumed his  ��������������������������� new position as Constable'of the Tower  of London/surely holds, the"record for  versatility ������������������ among *r distinguished   army  "officers, having served and J.'ought"' in  the navy," Light Dragoons; Lancers, Ir-.  ' "regular Horse, aiid. Highlanders/in addition to which ho' joined the Middle  Temple and was called to the Bar in  1874, -ancl "is  the  author  of  works  rc-  .nowned for their high literary" distinction. A. good'.story may be told of his  attachment to u ' regiment of Highlanders, when the latter "were stationed  at Portsmouth. Sir ' Evelyn, then a  captain, oue day returned from London,  and with great hurry proceeded to array  himself for parade. * When he at last  emerged, hc observed that his men were  "-evidently in great pains to couccalJJieir  -Inu=gtft^i^aira=liF^ictiy^jTtestioneTyhis-  Bubaltern as tlio probable reason.  "Well, sir," replied lhe latter, "you  are dressed correctly as to kilt, sporran  and all tho rest of it* but you have  forgotten to remove vour tall hat."  I tM mMMUte ft**.  IB CAVAOA CAJICM WfTITtm.  SO Ckvaktn Ave* Twutt  A TREATISE  on the  Horse-  FREE!  k1*K2*  OH  THl  a?<&&  H������������������S,  [  f  We offer you  free������������������t**������������������S*  this book that tclUyouf" w^^  ���������������������������11  about   horse  dis-'  eases and how to cure  them.  Call for it at  your local druggist or write us.  KENDALL'S  SPAVIN CURE  il invaltubte. It cure* 8p������������������y1ii, Curb, 8pU������������������*.  RIwjIiom or any otlwrlunetWM, quick")' and laftif  stimuli ������������������xi*n������������������e. Bead what leo.C������������������Ui������������������������������������������������������.ofEiiiii������������������-  mor������������������, Out. *������������������>������������������������������������������������������: "I iwlyour Suavin Cure on a  Sorw '-jut Imd Ringbone.aad 16 cure* liim in  four vreek������������������, Lime".  And Mr. Frank Prancii. of Blind*, <J������������������*  "~   wrltei:      " 9\tw nend ma   jraur  TaluaMa Treatise on the llorw.  I have used thrrs boltlti or your  Spavin Curu this Maaoii with  great iuceejs aud find lt a  Jure curt for Spari&.Spralni  and all kinds el aorat ou  batMfl.  Eeodall'a Spavin  Cure i* aoM at tha  uniform price   of  11.00 a botUt.  or  , ff botUts for #5.00.  - 'if you cannot rtt It  KENDAUfS^^or our free book at  IS HORSE *    your  local   dragflit.  INSURANCE write us.  OI. B. J. KltlBALL COHTANV  E3   EnttbTjFills, Vcmf I.IIJA.  WINNIPEG is very proud of her Boy Scouts, and with  good reason. The training has not only improved  the boys physically but has changed them from  irresponsible, howling little imps iu times of excitement  into well-mannered, self-controlled and helpful boys.  Physically, the7training has had au even better effect,  for a few years ago Winnipeg boys were, as a class, a most  ungainly, awkward lot, and walked about the streets more  like descrepit old men than healthy boys.  The scouts are easily distinguishable from the non-scouts,  "just by thoir carriage and tho smart way they pick up their  feet; also the high water mark usually so prominent around  the edges of a boy's countenance has receded farther into  obscurity on tho persons of thc Scouts, perhaps has been  obliterated altogether.  Not only have the manners and physique of the boys  been improved/but thoir mental faculties have been trained  in a way that could never have been accomplished in a  schoolroom. They are taught to keep thoir eyes and oars  open, and are able to give an intelligent account of all the  little incidents which have come under their notice.  We can all see the great benefit this training is to the  boys, but what about the girls?  There are girl scouts in Winnipeg, too, [ believe, but a  very small number of girls seem. to think their carriage  needs improvement, when, as a matter of fact, they need  physical training quite as much as the boys do.  Tn the United States the leading women's colleges have  introduced dancing as a part of each day's exercises, and  in the public schools "of New York, a young" woman is engaged to teach ~the national'dances of Russia and" Poland  and tho Morris dance of England. The schools of Chicago  have started the same movement and, perhaps in the���������������������������cburse  of.time, it may extend-to Winnipeg schools; and.our next  generation of Canadian, women may have as fine a carriage  and as free "and as graceful a walk as that for which,the  American woman, has always been noted.  ���������������������������    ���������������������������    ���������������������������        '- ",  Years ago, when I first road the -Yellow Plush Papers, L  thought Thackeray must'have had eitherNa bad nightmare  or a horrible imagination when he wrote them; but frequent  restaurant dining in the last few years has��������������������������� undeceived me;  and I know now that he wrote the sober words of truth.  3���������������������������TIie ways of a waiter,with one's food are wonderful and  worth watching. As for the ways of the person known as  the chef, it would perhaps be as well to sedulously cultivate  a state of-ignorance���������������������������considering that we still" have to eat  to-live. . - ' ' * . ,."'.,  There are no doubt many, conscientious waiters, at least  I .prefer to think there -.are;_'and I carefully' nurse the  mustard-seed-like grain of ��������������������������� confidence I have remaining ou  that .point/ But be not' deceived by his immaculate appearance, or the ingenuous expression of his face, for there are  tricks in all trades,, and that of the waiter has "more than  its share.  . _      ,    .      - P  Oue of his favorite tricks .is, when-placing your, plates,  to blow off any imaginary dust-or specks which, may have  escaped the prefunctory -rub"* given -by his' towel; and-you  may be pretty sure that- your bread-and-b'utteivplatc 'has  been used as' a tray on which to carry change "to some "pre-'  vious diner���������������������������ancient bills aud worn silver. A-puff of-the  waiter's breath aud.'a dry. rub of the serviette is all"it gets  before the next patron uses it,for his butter." _.-��������������������������� v -  Y"-Then, .of course; "anybody rcan sec that" it "is-superfluous  labor to.- wash"- water-, glasses, *the"y f-Tookyjust'-as well "if  emptied; of the water'left'by-the-last drinker and "polished  with-a soiled.serviette,-left by almost. ahybodjV The-glass  sparkles;'and germs are invisible";"what "more can the'most  fastidious'diner' ask?"   "."*.--  .: ..."'���������������������������..'.r  ,'*���������������������������   .*, *    -. :.: ,���������������������������   ,'.  -Another':peculiar' thing about.1'restaursiiitsi--is the awful  monotony, of--their:*sa"ucesr7 The",French' people"sayT that  the*" reason, the English "consider"it, bad, manners tV'-use* a  piece of bread-'torspp.-up. their gravy or sauce: is "'because  they only know-how-to make, one sauce'jn England, "and  that.is uot worth��������������������������� eating.'.This**may or may not be true.of  England, but uncertainly is'true" of Winnipeg" restaurants.  "-.The gravies'"jij;e * always, some."greasy concoctioiv'of a  dangerous .dark muddy complexion, .which has'no flavor'of  anything but the kitchen..;'Ask for any sort of meat and,"*  although there may .originally have been n-difference in  .the kinds of meat, the same sauce "for all successfully disguises; all taste but that one���������������������������which might suitably "be  named -"flavor de' restaurant." .Even a delicate' white-  fleshed'fish comes'in for its share of. this suspicious dark  brown mixture, and J must * confess that frequently* the'  fish .served up to Winnipeg people is improved bv having  Us natural flavor and appearance disguised by anything.  There are so .many'varieties of delicious sauces and gravies  which can be made quickh-;and with .little extra labor that  it is perfectly wonderful how "restaurant "chefs" ever  manage to escape'making at least one, once iii a while] --  The everlasting-stock-pot is too handy, and lhc restaur;  ant patrons" have become inured to the'one brew; and sq  as 'long as..nobody grumbles they', may go on, vear in and  year out, eating the same old greasy, tasteless mixture; The  French jiatnes under which this thickened soup masquerades  perhaps have something to do-with the patience with which  j.t_is_tolerated     " - --=-   The traditions about French cookery are so universally  accepted that our unsophisticated citizens may think thev  are getting the pure French article," according to its name  on the* menu card, and so be afraid of appearing provincial  and un traveled if they object to anything with such unpronounceable and unintelligible names.  The men of fhe West are good sports, and when verv  hungry and a card is placed before them from which to  select, a meal they look for some' familiar word like beef  or potatoes, but finding nothing but a heathenish-looking  -jumble of the alphabet, which looks as though there had  boon a bad-accident -in -the-printing oflice, they lake-������������������������������������������������������"long  chance nml order the first filing they come to," with a silent  prayer thai thoy411 ay Mirvive the dose, wkatevor ii mav tnrn  out lo be���������������������������cnt if and go, glad io escape.  *    *    \  The woman u.uvcnicnt is having :i good effect on us all,  and is loading 113 to'lake a larger and more liberal viow  of must things; but. there is still one class of people, and of  our own sex, too, to whom we are verv unwilling to do  justice, and flint is the charwomen. " ������������������  These w.meri who go out to work by the day are the  hardest-worked individuals, either male or female, of any  in the community; bm notwithstanding all this, wc pay  Llieni thoir fifteen or twenty cents an hour much more reluctantly than we would hand out the same amount for  any other purpose whatever.  A woman who works by the day works every minute of  thc time she is in her employer's house; she takes not more  than twenty minutes at the most for her dinner where a  man takes always an hour, and ten minutes is more-often  the time she spends over her mid-day meal. She wastes no  time rolling and smoking cigarettes, a.s do the city laborers  at work on the streets.  These charwomen work day after dav at thc very hardest  work, washing, ironing, house-cleaning, scrubbing, pulling  about heavy furniture, and sweeping and shaking heavy  rugs and carpets; yet nine women out of every'ton who  engage them, grudge the pitiful dollar fifty or sixty which  they give in return for so much work.  Women have always been called harder taskmasters than  men, and certain it is- that no wonian would tolerate such  loafing among her household holpers as is to bo seen any  day wherever city laborers are at work. A woman works  fast and well���������������������������or loses her job; her aim being to get her  work done and done well; but a laborer's sole aim in life  seoms to be to loaf the minute his foreman's back'is turned  and, when he is obliged to work, to move as slowly as it is  humaul-y possible to do.  Being an invalid one summer T had nothing better to do  than to sit' on the verandah all day to watch the city  laborers putting in their time trying to avoid work. I  figured out that fully one third of the time for which they  were paid was spent in rolling cigarettes or leaning up  against their shovels or wheelbarrows���������������������������resting for the next  cigarette.  I now firmly believe that story of the Irishman who left  his pick hanging in thc air when" the dinner bell rang.  No woman employer would tolerate such a state of  things for a minute, she would either dismiss the loafer on  the spot, and probably do the work herself, or else pay  according to the work done, and the trouble with her would  be that she would err in the opposite direction and demand  the  maximum  of  work  for  the.  minimum  of  pay.  We all know that thc,cost of the bare necessities of life  has increased greatly the last few years, but we fail to  consider that our washerwoman requires these necessaries  as well as we do, aud that in order to meet the iucreased  c"ost she must have increased pay. I often have women  tell me that thoy consider it ridiculous to be obliged to pay  their charwoman a dollar and a half a day, while in the  East, where thoy came from, they could get a first-class  woman to work all daj- for seventy-five cents. Well, if  they can, and have done it, they ought to be ashamed to  tell it. It is certainly no credit to any wonian that she  allowed any other woman to work all . day���������������������������at. what all  women acknowledge to be hard work for seventy-five  cents. ..  *    f    *  A recent number of T. P.'s magazine contains a forecast  of the trend of ideas and activities in the new "reign,  written by the most eminent" authorities of the day, and,  among others, Mr. Robert "Ross talks of- the possibilities "of  painting and painters.  Mr. Ross is a noted art critic 'and contributor to most  of* the leading journals and magazines of England,-so it  may be taken for granted that he knows what he is talking  about; and his remarks are applicable" to Winnipeg as well  as to England.-  "Painting-can" never have, any part in the promised reconstruction of national life until, we have a school of  monumental artists, e.g., artists who are permitted to carry  out decorations on wall spaces- in* public buildings. The  English climate, particularly that of London, is unfavorable  to the preservation' of. fresco (in the Italian"-sense of the  word); but'there arc other methods by which the,difficulty  can be obviated: ,the application-of canvas,or zinc to the  wall; and where the light "is fair, the covering of the wall-  picture by glass. TJie revived use of "tempera should also  be developed for the purpose. Paintings in frames, which  can be carried about to exhibitions, removed and sold at"the  death of.the owner, have no relation to national life. .They  become the sport of the collector, thc dilettante,'the dealer,  and the expert. We have several 'great artists and,, many  capable painters at the present day. BuVthey are" unrecognized by official" corporations, or arc patronized along with  others who are incapable. The responsibility is'divided-be-  tween the .Royal -Academy -. (which ���������������������������,has* persistently- en-  .couraged-mediocrity for the. last, forty, years, and until recently ignored the more-vigorous art of'the day),-and .the  Chantrey trustees, who, with the exception of a picture by  Mr. Sargent, have, never purchased a-first-rate work7AVith-  out. the/reconstructipn or abolition-of both--these" bodies J  see no.hope for-national art. , ^ y- .;"- , ���������������������������.";,.  ,���������������������������-"/.* On' the" "other liaud,"c\*mists must, abandon' the-sacerdotal attitude wiiich'thcy'~adoptcd7'it" the 'instance "of-Whis'c-  Jerriii,.,the, last7 century;yThe^thcorylth'nt >no.;fpner u"nless;an  artist, must-"discus's,- criticize7oi7appraise a���������������������������work_;of .art",is  unhealthy-. --It-creates-,an artificial "gulf ; between ?thc'*pro"-  ducer and'consumer?-.- A-person ma'y7"not''Jciiow how-to make  buttey.but he can tell quite well whether the butter'is bad",  provided"- his .palate and. -olifactory- :scnses.*are, jn .normal'  condition.'.- -'A- predilection -for bad .-art-or- vulgar', art is^an  acquired*" taste; .like anything else. ���������������������������'Quite healthy, people  (healthy-.'children, for example)!" have,T'of-'course. -no taste  at aiy.at least'in. the arts. But'the culture* of .bad jjirt is  easier to'develop in .virgin'minds.**'We should try^-to keep  away bad art from .aldermen-ancl children and. all innocent  people. That ought" to have been the function of/the'Academy.- It is not that there is less'fine'art.in. England than  in other countries; but there is. a great deal more bad art  here..than in America or on the Continent.- Tf painting is  going to. do-anything for the community as distinct from  the individual in .the future, painters must become 'more  democratic in thought, more aristocratic and fastidious'in  the handling'of their "medium. By getting more in touch  with, literature, science, religion, and "scepticism of their  time, they will make art not the hand-maid but the hand-  mirror of national life as it was in Greece," in the Middle  Ages, and in the earlier Renaissance.- They must not enter  into competition with the camera and cinematograph," both  of which have relieved them of any necessity to be realistic  or actual or ephcrmal. They must avoid triviality of motive  in their pictures. The-old masters often painted their wive's  and mistresses as Madonnas. The modern'artist is much, too  inclined to paint Madonnas, as his wife or mistress. * Subject, is the most important thing in a picture, no'less im-  p.ortant_than_drawing, -color.-and-design.���������������������������-   sff) LOVE ROMANCES OF THE ROYAL  , ACADEMY  Only a pictured face on the Academy  wall A pair of blue eyes full of laughter and mischief, a dimple that seems  to eome and go as you look at it, a  tiny rosebud of a mouth, and a dainty  little head running over with golden  curls. Only a painted face. But what  potentialities of romance may lurk iu  its pictured beauty!  Such  was  thc  sweet  vision  that arrested  the eyes of Edward Fortescue,  the wealthy scion of the noble family o  of that name, at the Academy Exhibition   of  185-4.    Thc  picture  was   by   a  young and unknown artist, ancl it bore  the     simple     but     expressive      title,  "Springtime."     At   the   first  sight  of  that "fair young  face,  with   its merry  dancing   eyos,   Edward   Fortescue   lost  His heart.    Me determined at any cost  to find its owner, and, after weeks of,  pursuit,   ran   the  artist   to  earth   in   a  small   village   in   thc   heart   of   Wales.  From  him  ho  learnt  that  the  original  of  "Springtime"  was  his  only  sister,  who   had   died  suddenly,  tragically,  of,,  heart-failure   less  thau   a   month   after   ���������������������������  the   last   touch -had   been   put   to   her - ���������������������������  portrait.  Fortescue    was    inconsolable.      The.  sweet   face   haunted   his   waking tand , ���������������������������  sleeping   hours.     Por    him    no 'other,  henceforth, however fair, hold thc least?  attraction.    For a few years ho "sought  distraction in other lands, but the blue''"  eyes   pursued   him.    On   his   return .he  flung  himself   into   political ,work~ and  social pleasures, but nowhere could .-he' .  find  solace or -'escape. - One  Decembern-.;  morning in 18G6 he was found dead in:'7  bed in his chambers iu the Temple/and  in his right hand was clasped a minia- .  .  ture of the lady of the "Springtime." "\  An Indian Rajah was walking through',-  the Academy rooms-during "the exhibi'-.  tion of 1842 when he", was attracted by" ,  a painting of "Perseus and A'ndrome-*.  da." "Who is the original, of that -r-,  beautiful young woman?" he .asked-.,'  his guide, pointing to.. Andromeda. ".I1*  do not know, your" Highness," wasu they ���������������������������  answer; "but I ean. easily find, the^.7  artist:" ' The address of the artist was* y  quickly available, and , the .Rajah lre-77  paired there post-haste. "Tell-me who'-'^  your Andromeda is," he-said; "and ;Dy^  will give you $2,500 for the picture./'." r,  -The original, he was informed, .was^the '}.  daughter of-a neighboring g-eengrbce^'..'\7:T'y  -"Send for her-at once," said thel'-'Ray������������������/y:y  jah.." Within half an-hour the-girl,' ae-Jy'-^y  tl  hi the same magazine Dr. Havclock Ellis gives his views  on what emancipation will mean to marriage and maternity. Dr. Ellis has written many works on kindred sub-"  jects, sueh as "Sexual Selection in Man." Sex in Relation  to Society." and "Studies in thc Psychology of S'ex."  He says: "Any reform in the sphere of the relations of  the sexes must come about slowly, especially in England,  where we find an extreme prudery in discussing such questions, for without discussion, no healthy public opinion can  be -crcatcd,--and- no-reform effected.- -Hence,-perhaps,"' our  reluctance .to make even the most obviously beneficial  changes. Such changes as we may expect can only be tho  outcome of forces already at work. There are at least two  such forces: (1) the Woman .Movement in its successive  phases, and (2) thc protective movement of social reform,  inevitably leading to eugenic measures. Thc woman movement began as a claim for general human rights, and now  that these are being conceded it is becoming more and more  a movement for specific womanly rights, culminating in  motherhood and the guardianship of the child. Perhaps  this will result in some form of insurance of maternity  (already established in some parts of Germany), securing  the economic position of mothers. The child represents thc  race, and we arc thus brought up to tho cugeiiic movement.  The immense expenditure of energy and money to which the  fit are put today in order to provide for (and indirectly to  a?9ist the production of) the unfit, is compelling ns to realize  that the control of human production has become a matter  of life and death to modern democracies. Hence wc have  the movement, gaining favor in England, for the sterilisation of the definitely unfit, a promising method which (as  in Switzerland) can be effectively carried out on voluntary  lines. It is probable that the eugenic movement will manifest itself primarily in the realization of personal responsibility, and by inducements placed ou the production of  superior children (not on the indiscriminate production of  children), and only secondarily by legislation."  "Marriage, however, is becoming more difficult, and. it  is realized that this difficulty must be compensated by making divorce easier. Wc may reasonably expect that before  long in England (as already in most progressive lands),  husbands and wives will be made equal before the law, and  that various additional causes for divorce will be recognized.  At the present day the Japanese Code probably represents  the high-water mark of progress. In England, however, the  introduction of divorce by mutual- consent, with whatever  safeguards, is still remote.' It cannot become a quostion of  practical polities until woman's suffrage is well established."  v-.o  companiod   by' her "father,-arrive j"* at-".  the studio, and proved to be even love?'"'  lier than her presentment.   So charmed"'  was" his dusky "Highness that he forth-}  with offered a large suni to'the,, trades-',  nian for the.-privilege of adding, A'ndro-.,  meda to his-.harem.   But alas fi' they  Rajah's vambition. ���������������������������' Father and^daugli^^IH.;-'>V  ter alike liepiidinLed the offer, ancl-^the" '"  gold,"  h  wite.   .- ,, -   , ;-'    ��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������� -;,>., y-;j,ryy������������������.yv������������������yy5\  "-IuUhe:-c^i'h*"''crghti.3S"'a~b"ron������������������ed^VnMi-''^';^���������������������������   i.-i  ���������������������������    '   *. *  -i,   ',-V-.     , ,- -','trr- ..  '���������������������������' V ���������������������������-1  '~i'\'.' ������������������������������������������������������  ~lr--y wr  'Ky^'l  '.Motherhood,''. the' title ;.i't'���������������������������tioHil'^'ForyyM  several -minutes he "stood���������������������������%itir:eyes?fiV--^S-f'?fe  ed".on.the -bent and grace'ful-'figurey-as'/J--;'  if unable to-'detach-his gaze!"."'Thenr he '.-,["y  strode hastily to-the'turnstiles' and7in-'7!-' ���������������������������". .  i|uircd*if the picture ,was.-for-sale.;V,!IT;;?*',-^'  believe not," ,was the iinswer;7"the  artist lives,not .fan away. - Ilerc.isltho  address.;"' " Before many" hours��������������������������� had'---'  elapsed both artist and original, wereiy  found: and, a few months' later "the'-clue V  (o the-mystery was furnished- by" tho '-- :  following announcement "-in " a ' London"-*  P������������������Per:. * _;- ' / . - '_ ,"���������������������������_,." "���������������������������- yj7J^  "A marriage has been arranged' b.e,-. .y"-\'C  tween Golonel -H���������������������������-. of-the .India'n^v^jv.'"  Army, and   the beautiful" young-widow "'y^'y  of Mr. S , the artist, w'lio had fallen "7 TTT1  on evil days since the.death of.-hcr-yjy,>  husband. Wo understand- that"1 some- 777 !-  ycars ago the colonel-and the" widow".--'��������������������������� '<  had been affianced, and we're on the"eve "y -. ���������������������������"]  of being married when the* bride's fa-'ir -r-L  ther, General B; ,-forbade the'union.  ''   ���������������������������'",'  It was a visit to the last Academy Ex-'   7*,. ���������������������������  hibition, during which the-colonel recog-. ' *"���������������������������[ ."  rri zefM fPTi-yrfc tlfre^t Ire"-j WtTallToTyn FT      7~-  love of" former days, that led to a re- "    -   *  sumption   of  the  romance  which   is  to        7  find   its   climax   in   peals   of   wedding-  bells." . . -;  One more romance���������������������������one of many. In       ��������������������������� .  the   Academy    Exhibition    of   1878    a \  wealthy Australian was walking about  the   rooms  of  Burlington   House when ���������������������������  his eye fell on a picture of a hayficld,  full   of  sunlight   and   beauty.   In   the  foreground, was. a' grucofu^-girlisli'^ig--1--  ure, rake iu hand, in a lilac sun-bonnet,  from under which a pair of wistful blue  -  eyes looked expectantly as if awaiting  the coming of a lover.' At sight of the  littlo   face   under   the   suii-bonnct   the  looker gave a gasp of amnzoment, for  it was the exact reproduction of that  of the girl he had loved and lost many  years   earlier,   before   he   crossed   thc  sens to seek fortune.  Hurrying to nn official, he learned  the address of the artist, ancl through  him was soon able to track the pretty  haymaker to her home. He found her  living in a small attic-room near Hoi- -  born, and from her lips he heard the  story which confirmed his expectations.  Sho was indeed thc daughter of his lost  love, who had made an unhappy marriage and had died, leaving her child,  penniless, to cam a scanty livelihood  by placing her beauty at tho service  of artists as a model.  When, a few months later, thc Australian crossed tho seas again, he had  with him as bride thc little haymaker,  who today is one of the most popular  and charming of' the social queens of  Sydney.  DEPOPULATION OF IRELAND.  Treland has 70,000 less inhabitants  than it had ton years ago. Tho birth  rate in the Emerald lslo has not declined, and births far exceed deaths, but  the progressive young Irishmen desert  thoir native land for the United States,  Canada and Australia.  9(3 THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, September 7, 1911  MARA  HALL UNDER ROOF  We  are inaugurating  week a genuine  this  Contractor Giklcrmeester,  of Mara,  waa in Enderby on Monday.     He reports work on   the   Mara ball being  pushed   satisfactorily,   and  the  building under rooof this week.     The finishing work will   not take long,  and  it is the intention of the Mara Musical  &    Athletic   Association to open  the Hall on thc evening of Sept." 27th  by giving a   grand   ball, tickets for  which   will    lie   $2.50.     The proceeds  from the   dance   will   be devoted to  paying   ofl   the   balance   on the ball  construction    account.      The  completion of this hall marks a distinct advance in  the history of Mara.   It is  a monument   to    the public spirit of  Mara's citizens,    and a tangible evidence of   their   sincerity in  the  wish  so often   expressed   that they might  have    a   public   building   sufficiently  large and comfortable to invite their  friends  of thc Enderby-Mara district  to come to and enjoy their hospitality.     They are    preparing to royally  entertain their friends-on the evening  of thc 27th.    Supper on this occasion  will be served    at   the Hines' Hotel,  which is adjacent to the hall.  held at Vancouver a few days ago,  when it was alleged that American  competitors have taken advantage of  the absence of a duty on rough lumber to sell thousands of carloads of  dressed lumber in the prairie markets  without paying' the duty as required  by thc Canadian customs tariff.  Customs officers, it was alleged, overlook the improper classification of  imported dressed lumber and allegedly continue to wink at the devious  methods declared to be in vogue. A  strong protest will be sent to Ottawa  by thc lumbermen.  LOOKS LIKE DEFEAT  PREMIER ROBLIN OUTSPOKEN  PAIR  OF  (ALL NEW STOCK)  REGULAR PRICES  $2.25 to $3.25  o  Premier Roblin, speaking for Manitoba, leaves no uncertainty as to the  stand taken by that Province on the  question of the reciprocity pact. He  said in a recent speech: "I have unbounded faith in the intelligence and  the ability of the electors of Canada  to judge as to the merits of the proposition that is now before them, and  I believe*, that they will, with a voice  that cannot be mistaken, declare on  September 21st tlYat we want no entangling ��������������������������� alliance with the United  States. .. We will not. surrender our  fiscal independence. We will not endanger our British connction. We  will not give up the splendid prosperity we enjoy for the doubtful results that a changed condition will  bring to us. We' will insist upon the  continuation of the. conditions of the  present, insist on being permitted to  develop o*.ir own resources, insist upon using the . magnificent > means of  transportation which have hound the  provinces together and have built up  such a magnificent inter-provincial  trade."  Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 30.���������������������������I.  A.  Caswell, clerk of the Supreme Court,  has  returned    from    a vacation trip  through Western Canada, and is very  doubtful about the result of the coming-Canadian election on the ratification of the reciprocity treaty.     Said  Mr. Caswell to-day: "There is strong  opposition to the   pact in the cities  where they    think   it will take trade  away from them and send it to cities  on  this   side   of.  the    line.   I found  strong sentiment against the pact in  Winnipeg,  Regina,  Saskatoon, Prince  Albert and Edmonton, and from what  we  read about    the   fight in  eastern  Canada I should not be surprised to  sec the pact defeated."  See our  Saturday  Bargains  The  COMPANY  Leading   Store  Watch  Our  Windows  The Same Old Thing  in the Same Old Way  Law is a ��������������������������� lottery,  man with the most  best chance to win.  and    the lucky  money has the  Is not the policy of this store.  That is the reason our business is  increasing by leaps and boundsf It  is our endeavor to secure the best  lines we can procure, and wc are in  a position this season to show you  the best lines of goods ever shown in  Enderby.  New Fall Dress  C*r\nr\ o *n Velvets, Ser-  VjUUUb ges and Tweeds  all shades.  LOWERY'S LUCUBRATIONS  It has always been a mystery to us  why banks have so many unclaimed  balances.  The world will climb closer to the  stars when marriage is made more  difficult ancl divorces'easier.  In the Crows Nest Pass the miners  and mine owners need more brains  about as badly as some people need  coke ancl coal.  The editor of the Enderby paper  is building a new printing office. The  land of red apples is evidently loyal  to its local lever of thought.  Next to a lord, there is nothing the  ordinary Britisher loves better than  a fight, unless it might be a glass of  beer once or twice an hour.  PROFESSIONAL  rjTHE TAUBE OPTICAL CO.  Eye Specialists  14 Years Experience  132 Eighth Ave. East.   Calgary; Alta.  Regular aisits lo Enderby  T\R: H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon, 11 to 12  Afternoon, 4 to 6  Evening, 7 to 8      ���������������������������  -   SundHy, by appoint merit  Office: Cor. Cliff and George Sts. ENDERBY  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,"  Notary Public, Conveyaneery  ���������������������������" etc.  Offices, Bell Block, Enderby,B.C.  TITTALTER" ROBINSON  Notary Public  Conveyancer  Cliff St.,      next City Hall,      Enderby  G.  L. WILLIAMS  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor  Bell Block       Enderby, B.C.  SECRET SOCIETIES  SALE PRICE  lt looks like a waste of money for  the government to print so many  "blue books." As a rule they clo  not interest tbe people-as much as a  dictionary, and being closely bound,  they make poor fuel.���������������������������Greenwood  Ledge.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings drat  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. hi Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invitad.  WALTER KOBINSON  "W. M.  S. H. SPEERS.  Secretary  ro707F:  Eureka Lodge, No. SO  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, In I. 0.  i O. F. hull, Metcalf block.   Visiting brothers al  LUMBERMEN ENTER PROTEST  A sensation was caused at a joint  session of the coast and mountain  sawmill    men   of    British   Columbia,  EVERY PAIR A BARGAIN  NOTE: Miss Mclntyre will  hold our Fall Millinery opening on Thursday, Sept. 21st.  Limited  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Cooking Stoves  Coal and Wood  Heaters  Ranges, Etc.  I have added a standard line  of these goods and am prepared to quote you prices.  ways   welcome.  R. BLACKBURN, N. G.  R. E. WHEELER, Sec'y,  \V. DUNCAN. Teens.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35������������������ K. of P.  Meets overy Monday evening;  in K. of P. Hall. Visitorn cordially invited to attend.��������������������������� --  J. II. CHALMERS. C.G.  C. E.STRICKLAND, K.ft.S.  R.'J.COLTART, M.F.  K.of P. Hull is the only hall in Enderby miiUblo  for public ontm-talnmentB. For rates, etc, ripply  to- R. F. JOHNSTONE. M. E., Enderby  We have  on cut. at all times,  arid our aiin is  to  give good   service.  Wm. H. Hutchison G. R. Sharpe,  ENDERBY  Enderby, B. C.  Splendid Values in New���������������������������  Fall Coats  for Ladies  Choice Range, of    Ladies'  and. Children's  Sweater  Coats.  Neckwear  The Latest  in. Imitation Irish  Crochet Coat Collars and Jabots, prices  50c to $2.00     I  A man" selects a home with great  care. Are you as careful about buying 7    ���������������������������  Shoes ?  IN VICT US SHOES are made to  meet the needs of those people who  are most exacting in their shoe requirements.  Just to hand: Some of the most elegant Scarves in Voile and Silk in  White ancl Colors.  BEFORE BUYING THAT SUIT FOR  FALL SEE OUR RANGE OF TWENTIETH CENTURY- SUITS, READY-  TO-WEAR OR TO YOUR MEASURE.  We have just opened a full line of  Jager Pure Wool  Goods  In Underwear, Union Suits and  Separate Shirts and Drawers, Hosiery  Wool Vests, Sweater Coats, Etc.  SPEGiAL FOR LPBERKEN  We are showing the"-best range of  Men's Heavy Boots, Sox,- Underwear,  Heavy Tweed and 7Mackinaw Pants',  Shirts and Coats.    - "~  Poison Mercantile Co.  Enderby  B. C.  A Reasonable Inference.  A little girl's papa had been  very ill with appendicitis and had  lain for many days in the darkened room after the doctors, had  come and removed his appendix.  The little girl had been told to be  very quiet and very good, vvith  the promise that she should go in  to see her papa at the earliest  possible moment. At last she  was permitted a brief interview.  She stood perfectly still gazing  at her father with loving eyea  Mt.when.the_nurse ..came,to,take.  her away she held back a moment.  "Havn't I  been   very  quiet,  papa?"  "Yes" whispered the fond parent.  ' 'And havn't I been very good ?"  Her father admitted it.  "Then   wont  you  do  me   a  favor/ - papa ?'' ���������������������������  "Certainly.   What   is   it   my  child?"  "Let me see the baby."  Mod  ern  Pha  nsees  Down in Toronto there is an  organization known as the Lord's  Day Alliance. By some means  or other that Divine organization  has had it tipped off to it that  Divine Providence does not approve of ice cream and sdoa  water being consumed on Sunday.  The Alliance has also been advised'that the Lord does not approve of cheap excursions on  Sunday either upon the. water or  upon the land that is riot under  the water. So being a bunch of  meddlers and having the time to  give "to. the job, they have hoodwinked"'the lawmakers of the  Dominion .and the administrators  thereof in Ontario, into prohibiting the sale of ice cream and soda  water on Sunday land the running  of excursions upon the. holy Sabbath.  Such class legislation promoted  by-hypocritical prigs has earned  for Toronto the derisive epithet,,  "Toronto the good"���������������������������and serves  her blooming well right for tolerating such a bunch of meddling  Pecksniffs'in her midst���������������������������Bruce,  in Saturday Sunset.  PUBLIC    HIGHWAYS  Province of British Columbia  NOTICE is hereby given that all  Public Highways i'n unorganized districts, and all^ Main Trunk Roads in  organized districts, nre sixty-six feet  wide, and have a width of thirty-  three feet on each side of the menn  straight centre line of the travelled  road. THOMAS  TAYLOR,  Minister of Public Works  Department    of Public Works,  Victoria, B. C, July 7th, 1911. oc21  From Maker to Wearer  SHOES,   SHOES,   SHOES  A full line of first-class, latest styles,  newest lasts, solid leather throughout  ���������������������������most perfect fitting, MACKAY AND  GOODYEAR WELT, MEN'S, LADIES  and CHILDREN'S'BOOTS & SHOES,  also a full line of working and high-  cut boots land shoes.  At a Saving of from 30c to 40c in the Dollar  All goods shipped by express or  mail prepaid to destination to any  part of the Dominion.  Write for free illustrated catalogue  and be convinced.  THE ANNE SHOE CO. ������������������  333 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, Man.  U

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