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Array Enderby, B. C,  September 28, 1911  AND      WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol. 4; No.-31; Whole No: 187  K'  V   ���������������������������  City Council Hold a Busy Session  .      F. V. Moffet, street lights .... '  1   ty ���������������������������!->.       Tfc      1 T     ���������������������������/������������������    A j     !A- Fulton,'supplies       83.36  .    and rass a Big Budget of Accounts ^ans, c0ieman, BvanS moos  j J. F. Johnson, wages        16.70  A' deferred   meeting   of   the   City  quest was placed in,the hands of the i Jas. McMahon, wages         6.95  Council was held Monday night, the ! Board of Works to be complied with  5.751 News of the Town and District7  <  of Interest to Enderby Readers  Mayor, Clerk and Aldermen Teece,  Blanchard, Worthington and Hartry  being present.  The minutes of the previous meeting read and approved.  A petition was presented by Aid.  Worthington which the City was requested to endorse, asking the" Dominion Government to take the neces-  if possible.  The finance committee recommended  the. payment of the following sums*.  Paysheet to Aug. 26th $1,283.00  Paysheet to Sep. 9th  1,276.32  G. Rosoman, clerk, salary       75.00  G. Rosoman, magistrate;        25.00  $5,878.99  Adjourned.  'HUMAN   HEARTS  Messrs.  Sawyer   Brothers,  of Armstrong and ' Enderby, have formed a  R. N. Bailey, salary :       65.00 ,' circuit of Armstrong,'. Enderby, v Ver-  Tom Robinson,"salary-. ' 100.00  Board    of    School t Trustees,  teachers' salaries ���������������������������     366.00  R. N. Bailey, travelling exp _    19.55  A.. Jones,        '' do  -    do  H. Rodie, witness fees.;..  A. Parks       do      do  sary steps" to secure from the Indians  a right-of-way   for a road to be run  through the reserve, parrdl''ilii������������������ th*  railroad from Fortune's* pros-nag- into  Enderby.       A plan of the. proposed  road   together   with    the    report of  Surveyor Williams,    was   submitted, ���������������������������   p:R    freig[.t 0Q p.pe  and the assurance was given that the|Bank Montreal,' coupon*1..!:   Provincial   Government-   would build .'q   p   -^    freight   .the road if the necessary permission |Bank Mo'ntreal./coupon ......1J  ..was, procured from the Indians..   The 'q  p  ^    freight - .. *  ���������������������������proposed. road~ will connect .with thej0;p". r?. freight "ot" cement.".'  -*new_Hassard road which , the -Govern- {-g - si*mrrow,"wageS'.7..'.'7.....*...?  'ment is building, shortening the back. |Fiper &- Chkdwicky.S.B"'......'..  A.'Reeves, :S.B. order z....-   5.00;  non   and- Kelowna,     for- theatrical  business.     It'is thoir purpose ,-to be  i -��������������������������� '  in a position   to get, for this circuit  the best shows on the road, arid theyjA; M  Baird th|s ^  are setting   out   to  rdo   so      These  The street work for the season is  nearing completion..  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hancock intend  to remove to the coast next week.  The evening subject next Sunday in  the Presbyterian church will be '"Our  Recreations." -' / -  Harvey & Rodie sold 20 acres of  the Attenborough fruit land this  week to a coast' buyer.  ��������������������������� Miss Laura M:-,Hodgins,, from Le-  jduc, Alta.,-is visiting-her sister,Mrs.  2.25'gentlemen-believed   some weeks ago  that   they^i would   have -the Enderby  1-.5Q  '152.71  60.00  1.80  "   50.00  Mrs.    A.," Sutcliffe - entertained    a  party of "40   at ' whist; Tuesday eve-  Opera Hbusc   rcady"for 'opening by ������������������ing at their hillside;home. v,,.  road from  Enderby to Armstrong'a '  1 -mile or  .more." - This road-through  .the Hassard/place and,;propertiesiad-  .- joining, has ^'already.- been ^built' and  E.rM. Moyer Co., S. B. ......  A. M. Baird, 'S.B! order .. ...  S.'Teece,--S.-B.order^::?.'.....  ; fenced, and : it-,<is . reported-to be.a G. E.���������������������������Manning,* witness -fees.,  very'fine piece   of road'work.     The j Uni6n. Br c. Municipalities ..  proposed; road    through  the Indian | a.-ReeveS,-.supplies .......:.....:  , reserve   will   leave   thr old road at The-Walker -Press; printing....  Fortune's   crossing, . and   from that I Bnderby Hotel,' board for pr:  - iPomt into Enderby will shorten the '  this time, but   they could not ��������������������������� make  connection. -  .They 7contemplated1 on  opening   the   new' j house ' wii;h that  2.40 |beautiful-: Southern, play :   "Human  Hearts." Not" being'able.to do so1 on  account of-; the -building* being-unfinished, "Human -Hearts"- will, te, put;  on in K.tof_P. hall,^next'Friday eve-'  ning," October 6th. 7"Human Hearts"  " is 'one of  .those* pastoral, plays" that-  never -seem rto'. grow-old;" 7 It* is_de-  cidedlyi-f emotional   rail'   the ^way.  through,-and' though, tears are much  -201.50  169.75"  43.50  .2.20  36.25'  55.00  7 12^79  7i 2.25  . 10.00  -7-10 ' *n eyi^ence there..is' also opportunity  "^4.00" **or many a hearty laugh;; in fact, the  road 1370 feet, besides wiping-.out" all  ���������������������������'. heavy'grades,. ���������������������������., The highest point, on  -the" proposed road is 27 feet lower  than the highest point on the' old  road, and this could be reduced materially in the building of the road:  The matter was fully discussed, and  the Clerk was instructed to give the  City's sanction to the proposed road  by affixing the city's seal.  Mr. S. Poison appeared before the  Council, to lay before them a propo-  ���������������������������sition whereby hc agreed to give the  =city-fiye=-acres==rof���������������������������land^on^the^-river  bank in the Flewwclling addition, for  park purposes, providing the City-  would build a cement sidewalk and a  graded street from the sidewalk on  Evergreen avenue across the railway  track and to the property. The  Council promised to look into the  matter.   Mr.-Poison -also agreed-to -give a  site for a skating rink on the Flew-  welling place, provided someone  would erect a skating rink of acceptable type.  A communication was read from  Herbert R. Wilson, asking on behalf  of the residents on the Salmon Arm  Road within the city, for a sidewalk  as far as the Teece corner. The  matter was referred to the Board of  Works, with instructions that a two-  plank walk be laid, on the north side  of the road.  A letter from J. E. Peever asking  that a light be installed at the corner of Baird's Lane and Railroad  street was referred to the Light committee.  Applications for water service were  read from Walter Robinson, J. Anderson, J. A. Birrell and J. L. Ruttan. Referred to the Water committee.  A member of the Enderby Curling  Club asked the Council on behalf of  the Club if it would be possible for  the. Vernon road to be drained so as  to do away with the standing water  Thompson > Stationery   Co.;  illuminated address, G.Bell.  Bank" Montreal, assign, bill...'  R.u .Bailey., hill Sep. 15 ..........  Dominion Pipe Co.,'supplies!.  Jas. McMahon    R.'Bailey, bill Sep! 1 .....:   Ai-R.:Rogers-Co., lighting1'...  9 35 'play'J,can    best   be.-described as-'in-  -   [tensely interesting.-   Admission," 75c;  reserved seats, $1; children-under-12  50c.     Seats on sale "at A. Reeves. *  40.00  594.28  "24.08  19.14  3.00  Sir Wilfrid took passage for a trip  up Salt" River, "alright, as per grape  Born���������������������������On Monday,*' Sept. 18, 1911,  at,the Enderby Cottage,Hospital,/-to  Mr. and Mrs." J. S-r"Moore, a son."  ,'Mrs.*'Jasv Mack,.after spending "the"  summer with her., children iif Enderbyf  will return"this week*to her'^FIorc'st,  Ont., "home. **-,,*   y   .'���������������������������".',',' '~* "K-'Y- 7  - -    _���������������������������<"* - '.      -/" *     ,,"'"'-.   .''  A   very    successful . social -tea was  given    Wednesday., afternoon7by'the.  ladies of. theVHospital ^'Auxiliary, Vat  the" home of -Mrsr E.-. Vr Moffet*.'-'J ~.,-\  Harry -Krebs' deity yesterday."on- a*  business ;trip" to-,r'MiTin'eapolis. ��������������������������� He  expects, to "be,- absent; s;ome months in  the interest of the ;a. R7 Rogers Co..  . ~ . ,   ���������������������������   J^- 'a '- '���������������������������-'-.    -    '���������������������������  , Joseph-.Burges, -of New, Westminster  an'old-time friend of J. S. Johnstone  visited Enderby    the, past week, and  enjoyed- the hospitality of, his friend.  Miss- Mary.  Pearson and -Miss Jen-  Enderby -_the guests of Mr. and Mrs.'  Pearson.  Blanchard & English have the frame  work of the new opera house well under-.  way. 7 /     -,''���������������������������'  The  Harvest -Home services' in.St.  George's church last Sunday were very,  largely attended.   The church decora-"  tions were particularly pleasing.",.^ v  The Rev..H. C. Carter,*of the AvonKjr?'V-/|  Wash':,1 M. E.,church,,'will.occupy^thef *?/  pulpit in the" Methodist church next 77 7-  Sunday-"' morning '-at 11; and'in'they.iViv 1-.-J  evening at .-7.307' ;. '��������������������������� * ;   ���������������������������'-  *  ">'C  ..*T'I  ybiyj  -i~ -r^i i  ^ .'J'.'  >*J������������������  . Drr J. E.'Brouse, proprietor, of the".  Slocan, Hospital, at - New: Denver,";, one 7*7'  of the best in-the .Interior, paid-En- "';f;^t'l,  derby "a visit this week, to, meet,,his .V^^S  many friends of Slocan's^balmy'days:/^^^  v      ��������������������������� ,      '-^       \   .   ������������������  ;. ^ ���������������������������' ��������������������������� s--* ���������������������������_.-iit  ^-Mr.;J. "Thompson .and; mother^arfV^-^H^  rived in:Enderby^:on-* Friday and.-Vt7"J^<.^  *.1 iV������������������  thatofiMr:- Wilson" invthelMoffet'-a'd ���������������������������,   dition.,- -y \ ���������������������������;--��������������������������� ~j   - yy^y^hf--if /*%?���������������������������.  ,B. .Br,,r������������������f"D^ .^.Imic   T������������������ni������������������<������������������Vioaoi1*''.+Vio.''r'r������������������1������������������1*( t 5."''. vrf&r  farmer,  road  supply-,- room' /for - everything:'for.-'^theV*,"^^-  plasterer/;"and 'cement -worker.^.*He-^-^LVj  will .boards in; i the   basement 'bf;-the'^_[yj*J\  building 'and "use it' for* a stable.'''if ^Apyi U  i "SM  ' On -* account" of the ^Anniversary'ser- -  vices of the, Presbyterian' church; fall-"  ing soTnear the'Christmas'season,; it'S:','  has been   decided   this year^ to have"-'"''77-,'*  the annual" social   gathering  of the  congregation1  oh October 10th/when  18^16 !.vine   advice    received, "at-this office  nie" Algeo,-of "Long   Island;'   N. Y., .the usual supper will be served. ~Ari-7  24.28  prior to Sept. ,21st.  spent   the   past   week on. a ."visit to  WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published every Thursday at Enderby, the Gate-Way of the famous Okanagan,' Land of the Bit; Canadian Red Apple and the California of Canada   .  -������������������������������������������������������: f;n������������������P|-P>l ii. the Post Office at Enderby,=B.--C.-,-as second-class matter.��������������������������� '       - -  "In order to be poor in the Okanagan, you have to waste an awful lot of Time and Money."  H.    M.  W   A  I-   K   K   R  ONE   MAN'S POINT OF VIEW  Last Friday evening thc Conservatives-of -Vernon- felt-like-uncorking  their pent up enthusiasm of fifteen  years standing. A wire was sons to  Mayor Ruttan requesting him xo  bring down some Enderby friends to  help in the uncorking. Mayor Ruttan drove his auto, loaded with as  many friends as could be accommodated. The auto load consiswd of  the Maybr, and the old war hur.-er*,  F. H. Barnes and F. Hassard, A.  Fulton, .and the Editor of Knderby s  family journal. Not an enthusjaatlc  bunch, to, be sure���������������������������except. Weil, **.'e  got there. We got there in a hurry.  We went there fast and sober. We  came home faster and soberer. Next  day there was a frost. The thermometer dropped 10 degrees 1-elow  freezing. We felt (quite uncorked by  this time. To have one's enthusKsm  uncorked so suddenly after hftnen  years of pent-upness makes one feel  like���������������������������what does it make one feel liivP?  But it was a great uncorking !  Vernon is rapidly getting the ro*m-  tation of doing things right when  she goes at it, and on this occasion  she "sure 'did herself proud."  At 8 o'clock   the streets were gaily  directions, flags and bunting were pome satisfied-satisfied with the re-  blowing in the soft evening breeze, | suit-satisfied with themselves in the  autos gaily decorated were flying ' measure that each contributed to the  about, ancl there was a genuine feel- result-and   satisfied   that   they had  uncorked.  ooo  The   citizens    of _ Mara are_ j_o_.be  congratulated on the opening of the  public hall recently built and under  the management of the Mara Musical  and     Athletic      Association.       Thc  in the fall   and   spring at the point lighted,    there   were big bon-fires on  of the Recreation   Ground.     The re- the Mils surrounding the town in all  ing( of enthusiasm loosened up:  Then   came   the Vernon band, and  the -torch-bearers. Fully -500 -of- the  latter were in line, four abreast.  They marched through thc streets,  led hy a long string of autos and thc  band, and the line of march was a  line of gaiety and good-hearted  jollying, with thundering bombs and  fire-crackers thrown in. The procession marched to the grand stand  on the baseball park, and there the  enthusiasm was uncorked. Nothing  else was. Speeches which were  cheered to the echo were ma'de by  the Hon. Price Ellison, Mr. Mackelvie  as president of the Vernon Conservative Association, Mayor Husband,  Mayor Daykin and Mayor Ruttan.  All eulogized the great undaunted  spirit of the Canadian peo'pl'e, ancl  praised the splendid work of Leader  Borden. At the same time, there  was nothing said with a shadow of a  sting in it reflecting upon the greatness of the   defeated prime minister.  When the speaking was over the  greait crowd reassembled at the Conservative committee rooms to take a  last, long, loving lo,ok at the returns placarded upon the walls as  they were received, and after reassuring themselves that it was all really  true and was no dream, they left for.  nouncement Regarding   the . Sunday,  services will be made later. -       ���������������������������    . "."'.-  Many voters found when it came'to, 7  casting their vote    on the 21st, that '  their names did    not appear  on the   I  printed list,  and they were therefore."  not^entitled=to=-votef=======T-he=-li8ts=are*==!  revised twice a year. _A11 names on  the present list applied for registration previous to the first Monday, in  April last. Any not on the list did  not apply in time. If you want to  get on the next list, apply now. If  you do not apply before the first  Monday in October, you cannot get  on the list for another_six months.__: !  AND  STILL THEY COME  M  The two deferred   elections held in  opening   took   placo"last"night, and j ^GC on.Tuos?ay- ^e 25th, resulted  was celebrated by a grand ball.     It  was much against   our wish to have  J*  to miss this event. When social occasions at Mara and publication  eve fall upon one and the same night  we know how to sympathize with  that parabolic individual of old who  had married a wife. We shall know  more about Mara's new hall, and  when we do wc will tell about it.  ooo  Willie Hearst, the Yellow Kid, the  original without blemish, is spending  his time now in England telling an  intelligent public -what he thinks of  Canada and Canadians because they  would not take the reciprocity pill.  The worst Willie Hearst can say of  us is mild indeekl in comparison with  what the people of Canada think of  Willie Hearst.  ooo  Willie Taft doesn't know yet how  it happened.  'ooo  Maine   has   gone   wet.  Canada.  in the return of one and possibly two  members who will support the Borden  Government. In Gaspe, Dr. G. P.  Gauthier defeated Hon. R. Lemieux,  Minister cf Marine, by a majority  given at present as 558.  IN  n  10 per cent, discount for cash on all  stock Dry Goods .it J. W. Evans &  Son.  "Reciprocity is dead," says the  Winnipeg Telegram. "God Save the  King."   Special prices on Men's Ready-  made suits. See our window for  PJ*ices; J^W^Evans & Son.  For Sale���������������������������Young pigs, six Weeks  g!(1- Apply,  R. Waddgll, Enderby.  We can save you money on Fall  underwear, hose, shoes, etc. J. w.  Evans & Son.  Lost���������������������������On    Sunday,   between Grindrod bridge   and   Hazelmere: ranch, a  I Pair of gold-mounted eye glasses,' in  So   did! a Trory, Vancouver,  case.   Leave at  Walker Press or Mr. Pyman's. ENDERBY   PRESS AND  WALKER'S"NvKBKLY  HAPPY HAWKINS  Bg ROBERT ALEXANDER WASON  Copyiigiu,, IVlOilj  'Bv Small, M.-ivoanl ������������������fc Coin nan v, Inc.  .tn  Wo  MlUt  ������������������������������������������������������[  ���������������������������|[.\rTi.f.    XI.-- (Continued)  Dress Reform  -Inni'.i lo Wdll; to-the house, 'an '  ,   ".lusr.   what   was   your   or tiers  ihi'M'   busks!-ins?"  tulil  lii'i   lo I.-il*o   'cui oil' at   mire  mow   Viu   mi'   tin'   window.'"   sez  ������������������������������������������������������Did  "She  ���������������������������I l I Vt'r-  --HO  .till.  me   ru  , a���������������������������"'-.���������������������������/ I.  obey*-" orders w lien silitj  ('.���������������������������.Mu' 'em- -Imt I .illus  _;vt :i Mine, nut -if il, some way in nlhcr.  Thi. tune I i.s.iuod I In; order lit the  Mippei   table, nn' she  went   upstuiis to  tier r ti. .si tiffed I!��������������������������������������������� Miil  full n' pillows,  ��������������������������� tond in tin- window, an' screamed until  Die an' I lie boys i .*������������������ n out an' we thought  .-he had junijied, an' 1 made a fool o'  myself. II'.i playiu' wilh fire ovciy  lii'uc vou cross her, hut she alius obeys  orders. Still, it's larnalion hard to he  her fatlier--not,that I'd trade the job  for any other in the country, at that."  1 had t,o (���������������������������huel-lo inwaid all the way  u, the house, an' jut-.t beforo we ariived  to it I pint' nigh exploded. Iloic come  a figger, hoavi!;> veiled an' weaiin' a  ���������������������������shapeless sort of .1 diess alVair made  out of a ljcili|iiilt an' diaggin' behind  ou the ground, li walked alone slow  an' dignified, like some sort of a heathen ghost, an ' when it came to a pebble  iu the path it would walk around it an'  aot step over, all the time holdin' a  hand lookin' glass lo sec that lier too  didn't show. I just took one side-eye  at Jabcz an" iiis face looked like a  storm cloud at a picnic; but when limbic see who i was she toie off the  gathered  '���������������������������Happy!  you?"  "I'm ready  veil,  up    her   skirts,   an'   yelled,  Happy ifjiv/kins, is it. really  -in  niadame." sez  .,  ���������������������������'but if I might make so bold,  to take my oath on it,  :t .smile;  who arc  I, not   erackin1  my teeth  thai I'm  a  girl every time .1  want   to do anything."  "I'm 'disappointed in you," I sex.  to her in a hard voice. "1 thought  that vou would lie game, but you're,  not."  "What ain't I  name about'.'" sez she  "Vou'ro ashamed ol bein' a uirl."  sez  T.  "I ain't.'' sez she. I'm glad I'm a  ������������������iri, an' I want to tell you that the's  1)0011 just about as many heioines as  heroes! too. . don't mean just these  oatifiit women wlm put up witb  things, 1 mean heroines in history.  I.on],  at Joan  of Are!"  "I never hoard ol her before." sev  I, "'hut I reckon she must have been  Noah's* wife.'' She breaks in an' tells  mc the story of the French farm girl  who got to be the leader nf an nrmv  ancl whipped the king of Kug'and an'  wii.i litrtliv burned: an" then, nntni-  ally,   lioi'uiue a  heroine an' a saint.  "She didn't wear boys clothes' did  she'.'''  [ sez, thinkin' T had lior.  "Yes,  she did!''  sez   Barbie.  "Well,   she ought  to  be ashanu  hcrself,"   I   said:   but   1   knew   I  "Vou don't want to wear  thing as that, Barbie," soz I.  be too blame" hot. nn' tha  thing'?*  bad  enough.''  "Thai's what thoy used lo  sez she.  "They    must  shuts."   sez   I,  through   those  they came up. ;  any   head   part  d   of  was  gettin'   the   woi"U  of  it.   m)   I   changes  any  such  *'it would  bc.rquilt  fiijht in.".  'a' boor, blame poor  "Why, I could shoot  eye-holos as fast as  in' she don't even wear  with hers." Then an  idea strikes me: "But why don't you  make a suit like lier outside one?"  sez 1. "It comes below her knees an'  yet she ean   ride in  it all  right."  Well, we got old Melisse to help tis.  an' by four o'clock tlio thing was done.  iWe bad used up some flark-gr/jen  flannel that Jabez bad bought to have  a dress made of. an' which she had  kicked on. Rhe mok it tip to her room  an' f wont out tn find jabe-'.. T told  him, that she was ahvays willin' to  give in when any honorable way was  pointed out. an' lie was the liekledest  man in the AVest. He went in to supper four times before it was loady.  but when it finally was ready Barbie  wouldn't come down  . loU"--.--.'    went    after   her   an'   came  r began to make fun of her, and after  a while she came out with her teeth  set tight together an' we went clown  to the dtnin' room; but it was the.  (first time-T had ever seen her take  an  awkward  step.  "Now that's what I call a sensible  garment," sez Jabez, heartily, an' then  he begun talkin' to me. Jabez had a  lot o' wisdom when he kept his head.  an' by "the time supper was ovor Bar-  'bie was pretty well used to the feel,  'in' we al! three' went for a ride, tne  ���������������������������ridin' Starlight. Barbie, Hawkins, an'  d'aihez, a strappin" bay, one of Pluto's,  ���������������������������colts,  an'   a   beauty.  .Well, I'll never forgot that ride:  you know how tobacco tastes after a  man owns up that be was only jnkin'  when he swore off; you know bow  liquor seems to ooz all through you  after you've boon nut in the alkali for  three months���������������������������well, that first ride,  after bein' out o' commission for two  years, makes: these two sensations  ���������������������������-nniothiug like ihe affection a man  lias for soiigb-dougli 'bread. Ob, M  was glorious! we all fc-lt like a (lock  n' birds���������������������������bosses an' all. In the first  place it was spring, an' that was excuse enough if the' hadn't boon any  other; but two of us had gone into  that day not on speakin' terms, an'  miw they were closer than ever, an'  tbe third one had brought 'em together. 'J1 ho eld sayin' is that three's  a crowd, but it took a crowd to hold  all lhc joyfulncss that we was lug-gin'  tbat night, an' it was ten o'clock before we turne'd around on tbe velvet  carpet an' came swingin' back to tho  bouse.  CROWDS  AT THE   RECENT CANADIAN   INDUSTRIAL   EXHIBITION, WINNIPEG  '���������������������������'Oil.   Happy,  dead/' said she,  we thought yo" was  with a little catch in  her voice that made me wink a time or  two. ''Where, have, you been all these  vears. an' why dulu "t vou come back to  IIS?"  Sho'stood lookin' into my eyos, half  lender air' half cross, an' I couldn't  help but trv her out to .sec wlrich would  win. "I didn't'know for sure that I'd  be welcome." soz I.  ���������������������������'Oh, flappy! " she .so/,; an' she throw  tier ams around my neck an' kissed me,  an' then we went in to bicakfa&l. 1  answereri her questions between bites,  an*' as soon as we'd finished I proposed  we'd go f!or a ride, "f haven't crossed  ���������������������������jl saddle for two years,'7 sez 1. "Js  Starlight here yet?"  '. "Well I should say he is, and fa I. au '  bossy.'-' sez. she. '"'Tho'' hasn't .airy  another body but. me rode him neither.  1 divide my ridin' between hini tin'  Hawkins1, just ridin' :i coll, now an'  again to' keep from gcllin' careless."  Then, she stopped ���������������������������'������������������>' looked down at  the thing she was wearin' an' said,  sadly, "But I reckon my ridin' days  ire  over."  "Alas, yes,'' sez i, usin' Hainmy's  most solemn voice, "Old Age has set  bis seal upon your brow, an' I can see  you sitting knitting by the fire i'or your  few remain in' days."  "Where did you learn to talk that  way?" f-ez she, quick as a wink. So  I told lier of my winter at Sloeum's  Buck, an' sho asked mo a million questions about, Hammy an' Locals. When  I was through -she sat silent for a while  ���������������������������an' then she soz, "Happy, I'm goin'  to see more o' the world than juHl I his  ranch some day."  "Well, the'"ain't, much of it that's  ���������������������������l whole lot better���������������������������an' I've soon it  iboul all.'' sez I.  "You soon it about all'." so,/, she,  scornful; "why, you haven't seen the  inside of ono real house.1'  f   glanced   around,  but  she  snaps  in,  _:._J__*_sj*iii_L.aJiQiM''.Jli|__^  WAITING   AT   THE   GATES.  ���������������������������v.  ���������������������������  -'?  ";'���������������������������'  .-   .-  ���������������������������/  <' t   J  *.v;  ;<������������������������������������������������������ >  t;  ���������������������������Vy  -v., )  **���������������������������"     .  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"Have you ever road Motile Brislof"  w, T.  1' No. " sez she.  "Then don't you 'lo it." so/. I,  ���������������������������'Your head'.-- about as fur turned now  i& your head Ml stand, an' whal. you  ought te do is lo loam to cook an'  qew.''  -She looked yt an- with 'mil eye.-, snap  pin*,  bul   in  a  second   her   face  broke  into ii grin.    "M'hc' ain't a mile o' u^n  h         ' 'You  "M'hc' ain'I a  in  vour lr\in' that,"  mv,  -dn  like ine jus't as I am, an ' you don 't need  to feel it's \ <>n duly to woik  that  teacher  .stuff.    ('<ee.  lull  any o  ni  glad  me an '  it   llii-*  "���������������������������cltiii'  vou came back! It look's as il  Dad ia in for a long seige of  time, an' you 'II keep tne from  lonesome."'  "Not    thc    right    answer."   _  '' 1 'in goin ' to leave tomorrow."  Her face grow long in a niinule, when  -he roe I meant it.   "Happy--vou  ,-eallv mean  lhat, do  \ou?"  "Barbie.*" I m*z. "1 '"i"1 l" l,!in('  fore, or take sides.    Well, you an'  boss  are   warrin'  again;   1   can't  vou. nn'  I   won "t -idf* again  him.  don't, leave mo 'iny choice���������������������������-I .i"'*51  io go iiwav again.  "Oh.  i' don't   want  you   t<>  go  i'rain " she so/.    "You alius find  tn things than the rest'of .'em ever do  an' J want you to loll'me al  two  queer 'men   you "'spent  with, an' to teach me just the way  so */    I.  don 'f  be  ' the  fight  You  have  away  more  ON   THE   GRANDSTAND.  about those  the   winter  the  I   Hammy   used   bis   "-'"i'-f";  ust can't go away again.''  want to  go  away again,"  was downright in  earnest  "Imt you make. me.   Tkir-  (I.    You  know  one  you   cal  Flappy, you ,  .."J'don't  ������������������������������������������������������oz T. an'  I  bv this time  bte you  aro hcard-hearled  that' your  father   thinks  the   world   ot  vou���������������������������" , '    ,  "Ho don't   think    one speck  moro. of  >ne than T do of him." sho snaps in.  "Yep, but ho's different,    I sez.   llos  your  father, an' he has  lo guide nnd  correct  you.'"  "Well,   he  didn't,   have   te   throw   in  the .sobjet. "Hut i-iieOkin' about the  Ark," sez I, 'there's another example  of your obstinacy. When 1 went a was*  Hoot lie-.-,, you \v:i- tuftsin' with tin  .school-teacliers because they said this  whole earth was once, undor water  an' now [ find you cutlin' around an'  Iimih" iriL niis.-'ionar.v-pce.icbers beta us,- you ain't suited with th" wav  the l_|M<_ was wrote. It biok.s to ine  u.������������������ if you ouubt lo %oi old enntifrli  sometime to realize 'at you ain't nothin'  but a child. Yonr father is willin" to  cive you ti fair show: ho don'I ask  vou io act like a girl, all lie wants is  for \on  to look like one."  "If 1 have lo wear a skirt, you know  tiii^ht1   well   T can't  ride,"  sez she.  'You don't have ;n wear a thinj. like  ubal yon  have on now."  I sez.    "Whv  U'-'t   over  yonr  pout   an'   be  He never asks you to bumble  All  vou  need  is to do what  an' he'll drop it  at once."  sez she. "all   I   need   to  do  i.s  up my  independence  an'  he'l1  that    Ijarbiu  was   uoiiiK   in  an'    then      we  didu'i  Will'  ir    It  feel  until  out-  don't   \oo  scnt-ibh*     1  youiM1!!'.  be wants.  ������������������������������������������������������Ye.s.'  to trive  think   I'm  a  nice  little Rirl.'  "Why tion'l you figure out some'kind  of a dress lhat would look like a girl's  and���������������������������and   work   like   a.  boy's?"   soz  T.  She sat thinkin' for a minute an'  then soz, "Tint wouldn't be a complete surrender, that would only bo a  compromise: an' T'd be mighty yl.'H1  to do it  if the' was only some way."  "Where's Unit picture of the jjiri  who whipped   the kim.?" soz 1.  She vui an' .rot it., an' it was' a  dandy lookin' irirl all right���������������������������it looked  a little mile like Harbio herself���������������������������hut  sin- was wearin' clothes 'at most  folk's would think undesirable: they  was made out of iron an' covered with  cloth.  lmi-i. sayin  miliary an'  al'tiM    dark  '11 ii >!'���������������������������-'.  "What nonsense!" sez Jabe?., "���������������������������Here  file's been wearin' regular buckskin  jiiints, nn' now she fusses up about  what yon sav is n half dross Vou rro  nn'   get   her."  1 went to the head of the stairs an'  called her, an' she finally stuck lie  bead ont of her room an' sez, "Happy.  I  iust can't wear this thing.    It ilups!"  "Let it Il.ipl" soz T. "You're just like  a fi.lI gettin' used to a single-tree*,  you won't mind it after Hie first hour.  Let   ino see bow  it looks."  /-"lie open-' the floor an' stands with  a uiieer now look on her face, an' her  cheeks pink a-- wild iosc.-. f hadn't  never seen tho^e cheeks pink up for  anytliincr but fun or nmrer beforo, an'  it Hashed upon me what Priar Tuck  had told .Tabez; an' 1 was willin' lo  but Unit the time, would como when  he'd have full as much girl on bis  hands  as any  one.  man  could  wish.  The. waist part of it. was loose an'  low in the neck an' camo to a liltlo  ���������������������������below the knees where the leggin's  began. The upper part of the leggin'f*  which you couldn't, see were loose an'  easy. .. IIor little leers looked cute an'  shapely, an' her smooth, "round throat  came up fi'om the open neck mighty  winnin'���������������������������the whole thing was just  right an' I soz to her. "Why, Barbie,  this is the finest rig you ever had on.,  an'  you're as  purty  as a  picture.''  Well, hor face wont the color of a-  sunset an' she slammed the door. "It*  I was your Dad," soz T to myself,  "you'd go back to those buckskins tomorrow.''   T waited a. moment an' then  We had Lo linisli with a little race,  an' I was rejoiced to see that obi  ���������������������������Starli.'rht hadn't become a hack num-  'lit-r, even tlioijgb the bay .'oil did  it a miglity close finish,  soon as wo unsiuldleij, Harbio  n" whispered to inc. "I'm awl'u1  you came back, Happy;" and  she ran into the house,  >ez shook hands an' sez, "It seems  aitin  rood-  iiuaki  Assort  glad  then  Jnl  to mc,   Happy,  that  I've been  w  for you   I'or  months.    I hope to  i  ness you don't Ily up any more.'  "I ain't goin' to look for trouble.  Jabez,'' sez I. "This spot is tho most  homelike to mc of any on earth; but  L don't believe I'll turn in yet. [ want  to stroll  around  a little."  I walked off in the quiet to the little,  mound where Monody lay, an' I sat  there a long while, thinkin' o' the last  tunc I'd come back". Thi- nigh: was  'unusual warm an' 1 hunted up all the  stars that I knew an" \\ itched '":n as  they din- pod down on������������������ by one behind  tbo mountains. I thought of all that  ��������������������������� Friar Tuck had said about the origin  of lief an' what a nerve a child like  Barbie had to even study on such a  subject. Then I dropped back to all  'the happiness T'd had that day, an'  'the last thing T knew I was'"lookin"  'into Banbie's eyes an' wondorin' what  ���������������������������made lier face so pink.  Tt   was   the  cold,   gray     dawn-wind  'that   woke  me   up. .  CHAPTER   XII.  The Lassoo Duel  That was a summer I love to think  over; but the' wasn't nothin' happened  to toll about. T was a little soft at  first, but it didn't take mo long to get  ins* hand in, an' I roped my half o'  the winter calves. It had. been a mild  winter an' the' was a big- run of 'cm.  an' Jabez was in a good humor moat  o'  tbe time. . . c.  The men mostly liked Jabcz; but.  they used to talk a lot about him, as-  lie was some different from the usual  run. He had first come into that locality when Barbie was two years old.  buyin* tbe big Sombrick ranch an'  stockin' it up to ���������������������������tlio limit. He never  said a word about his wife, nor his  ���������������������������past: an' Jabez wasn't just the sort  of a character a man fel,t liko'-pryin'-  privato  history   out, of.     .-"'���������������������������'.    '  The men laughed a good bit .about-'  the time Jabe'/, had had with the Spike  Crick school. Ho had a fool notion  that money was entitled to do all the  talkin', an' that's a hard position to  make good in a now country. After  his money had built the schoolhou.se.  they refused to elect him ono o' lhe  truslees; said it might lead to one-  man control. Still, Jabez wasn't no-  blind worshipper of the law, an' when  lie found that they'd put n rope, on  hini, he just sidles in an' asserts himself. It was easy enough to convince  a teacher that the trustees was boss:  but when Jabez began to get Iitv-  paticnt, the school-teacher jrcnorallv  emigrated a little. Then they put a  cinch on liim for true. Thoy hired &  woman teacher. When it came lo  bluffin' a woman teacher. Jabez got-  longue-handlod so bad that onco dirt-  him for all time lo come.  ���������������������������'But the' wasn't any difference of  opinion when it came to Barbie. Tho'  wasn't a man on tbe place who wasn't,  willin' lo stretch a neck for hor. She.  knew 'cm all by name an' used to  tease 'em an' contrairy 'em; but she  nevor hid ���������������������������behind ���������������������������being the "boss's  daughter. Any time they scored, she  paid, and that was the tiling that  made 'did worship hor. She had  changed a lot in the five years I'd  been away;; not only in size, in fact,  that was the least noticed in her; but'  she  had  more thinkin'  spells.  It used lo be that she made up to  every one right from the start; but.  now she was a little shy at first, especially with TCaslerncrs. Rasterners  generally are about as tanlalizin' as  it's possible for a human to got. bu*-  she had neve:* minded 'em much until  this summer. Now she'd answer tho  ���������������������������first twenty-five or thirty fool citics-  tions polite enoiigh, but after that she'  got purty frosty an' would ask 'em  some questions herself that would  straighten 'em up right short in their,  tracks. About every time an Easterner  would pull out I noticed that she'd put  a little wider hem on tbe bottom of  her skirt. ,  But she was pretty much the same  with mc, an' after the spring roundup she used to keep me ridin' with her  most o' the time when the' wasn't  anything actually domandin' my attention, dt was just about this time Ihat  .Taboz hired a now man by tbe namo  of Bill Andrews. Tie was about as  near speak-less as a man ever gets,  an" be. wasn't much liked by. tho rost-  of us; but ho was a bard worker an'  a good, all-around hand, so he got-  along all- right.  When the fall round-up came, Bar- ,  bio surprised every one by sayin' sho  wasn't going to do any-of the ridin'  but-would wait until after weM got all -'-  the sorlin' out an' brandin' done an'  would thon come out an' sec the whole  herd in a bunch. Tbe' wasn't a thing  tho matter with hor'health an* we all  wondcr<?d what- was her reason; but  T had my own private opinion���������������������������she-  was beginning to find out sho .was a  girl, an' she wasn't quite used to it.  We finally rounded up in the bip  bend of Spike Crick, an' tbe stuff was  in tbe suet, every one of 'em. Omaha  was supposed to be straw boss: Imt  be was too easy-goin' an' generally  let the men do about as they pleased-"  Tiill Andrews, the new man, had ���������������������������**-"  sneer on his face about half the time,  an' one mornin' when I came in. from  night ridin', lie sez to a bunch o' the  boys: "I didn't suppose the parlpr-  boardor over risked any night dampness."  They all grinned, 'cause Iho' wasn't  any jokes barred with us; but T didn't  grin. I walked over to tbe group an'  I soz: "Ts the' anybody else in this  outfit that has *any o' that brand o'  supposin'  about  'im?"  "Aw sit down. Happy," they sez:  an' "What's the matter. Happy; you're  g���������������������������eflin' tender?" an' such like things:  but_ Bill Andrews continued__to__u_t_air   TfniC so r-BTO-tcrrTIitrr^'A's-Tr-ruto���������������������������tiro���������������������������  last comer in an outfil lias sense  enough to either use his eyos or ask  questions. I admit lhat Ibis is a purty  oasy-goin' place,���������������������������they don't even ask  whero a man comes from when they  lake him on,���������������������������but I've boen hero off  au' on for some lime, an' T reckon that  the 'boss is able to figgtr out whether  or not I've been worth what I cost."  "Yes," soz Andrews, slow an' drawly,  "the boss���������������������������or bis daughter.''  - Three o' the boys grabbed-me,- but- --  Andrews never moved; so 1 let go of  my gun an' soz, "Tt seems 'at you're  tbe kind nf a hound 'al picks a safe  time to snarl-���������������������������but tbe'll be other  times."  "Any time you wish," soz ho. "but.  L didn't mean what you seem to think  I know woll enough 'at the'll never  be nothin' between you an' her���������������������������Iho  old man knows it too, an' you ain't  kept here for nothin' except to be her  playmate."  (To  be continued,)  VANADIUM STEEL.  Scientists aro continually soarchine  for methods and nialoviai by which  steel and iron  can ho .strengthened.  The metal known as vanadium, which  was discovered in the early part of the  last century, i.s now in general use in  tlm iiiuuul'acturo o.t' stool -where groat  strength'"is'"'needed. It is employed, in  the proportion of from one to'three-  fourths of one per cent:, and tho steel  is not materially hardened or roudcred  brittle, but the resistance is incrcasod  wonderfully.  Carbon will increase  iron and stool, but it is  the metal more brittle,  makes the addition of  factory. Conscqu entry,  gaining  in   popularity'  the strength of  certain to make  This, of course,  carbon uusatis-  vanadium is  nong expert  mechanics. Tho largest deposit of vanadium over found is in the Peruvian  Andes. There is a constant search for  other deposits, as this is a metal that  thc world needs in quantity.  99  ���������������������������4  4 ft.  KXDEKBY   PKJaSS AND   WALKER'S   WEEKLY  t������������������  d  WHAT ABOUT YOUR KIDNEYS  Your back aches and fairly groans  with lhe distress of kidney trouble.  You're discouraged, but you mustn't  give up. The battle can be quickly  won when Dr. .Hamilton'.���������������������������. Pills get to  work. These kidney ��������������������������� specialists bring  new health and vitality to young and  old alike. Even one box proves their  marvellous power. Continue this great  healer, and your kidneys will become  as strong, as vigorous, as able to work  as   now   ones.  Remember this Di. Hamilton's I'ills  are purely vegetable, they do cure liver,  bladder, and kidney trouble. Thoy will  cuic you. or your money back. Price  2.""'.  per box, at  all dealers.  INSECT COMEDIANS  fc'onie of thc most ephemeral of insects show a genius for taking advantage of their coloring. One of the most,  beautiful of the butterflies of India  when pursued furls his wings and clings  to tho stem of a lon J' so as to appear  pari of the bush or tree. On the upper  side of his wings are very briliantly  colored and beautifully marked. The  lower side of his wings is the color of  the bark of a'*tree. He knows that he  is in danger from both birds aud naturalists". When in danger he seeks refuge  in a bush or tree, clinging to the stem  of a leaf so'narrowed, so elongated, and  so still that the sharpest eye fails to  recognize him as a living'creature. ' In  that position hc, hangs for hours. Not  a tremor of antennae, thorax, or abdomen betrays hini.  When sure that his enemies aro not  near hc leaves his hiding-place with  the utmost prudence, and, letting himself drop as a leaf drops)���������������������������abandons him-  (self to tho wind to bo carried some  "distance from his first shelter. Jle is  rarely caught, because his strategy  makes it impossible^ to distinguish him  from the dead leaves...  In Brazil thero is a butterfly which  escapes capture by assuming the appearance of tbe head of an owl. His enemies,  tlie night birds and .the serpents, fear  the owl above all creatures. If by  chance they catch a glimpse of the  butterfly in'time to chase hini, thoy arc  suddenly stopped at the place of his  disappearance by thc ferocious head of  the creature they 'fear most.- Tn time  of peril this butterfly insinuates himself  into'a-mass of leafage, where he accomplish os his transformation immediately  and peers out upon his enemy with  wings so folded as to present every appearance of the head of an owl. Con-  -fronted by tho brown head, the pursuers turn' and fly with all haste, glad  io escape from their worst foe.  " The butterfly waits. . When sure .that  lie, is sale hc soars, and gambols in the  air and sunshine until again .forced to  .transform   himself.  .'-  "_     * ���������������������������   SOCIABLE SPIDERS  Seme spiders live, in" large colonies in  ."close intimacy}npt only ,with spiders of  '"different species, but"with other insect's.  '--    iff'Mexico, in regions at an "altitude  "of 2,500.'yards", spiders arc found  that  Hive in societies and construct.common  nest*-of lage dimensions-like thc nests  ,01' ants ancl   bees;      The  nests  are in  great demand among the natives of the  ��������������������������� country,  who" take  fragmeuts  of llicin  aiid   hang  thorn   about  their   rooms  as  Uaps for (lies'and mosquitoes.  ''    T%o'  'nosrs     arc ���������������������������* surrounded     with  threads  which   serve   as  hiding   places  in wliic-h the spiders lie in wait.for their  prey. _ All the insects caught arc used  as-'food  for  thc,colony.    I'n  the "nests',  'which the spiders never leave for any  reason  or  under any, circumstance, are  piled  hecatombs of' flies, .yet the nests  are  kept  with   thc-utmost  cleanliness;.  The   public   hygiene   of   the   colony   is  looked after by a small creature treated  with  scrupulous .respect  by all. the  spiders.    This   infinitesimal   being   does  I'or spider communities what the blind  white wood louse docs for ants.    It is  of tlie family of the Latricides; it lives  in the common nest'with all the spiders,  nourishing itself on everything rejected  and cast off by them. -  [*HE^AIR=SACS^OE=,PIGEONS.  The air-sacs of the pigeon constitute  a system of interstices thc value of  which lies in -their absence of weight  and resistance.  Flying is possible only to a body of  high" mechanical efliciency divested of  all superfluous material, and the body  spaces thus obtained were filled with  air-sacs. The body wall, adapting itself  to the mechanical requirements, became  a hollow cylinler serving as a suppoit  -foi-tho-organs-of-movcmciitj- thc -mobility of whoso parts was assured by  the surrounding air-sacs. The air cavities in the bones of of her birds are  .similarly explained.  A married man must expect to get  a good roast once, in a while, especially  if his wife does the cooking.  All mothers can put away anxiety  regarding their suffering childron when  they have Mother Graves' Worm "Exterminator to give relief. Its effects  are sure and lasting.  Pr. Mart els Female Pills  EIGHTEEN YEARS THE STANDARD  Prescribed and recommended for women's atl-  ���������������������������ttuts, a identifically prepared remedy of  praTon worth. The result from their use ia  fadek  and   permanent   For  sale   at  all   drug  Woman  b tetensnd Md dwoM kaov  /   about Ike waodertal  MARVEL WWrttag Spray  The new Vaginal Syringe. Be*  ���������������������������Moot convenient. It cleanse*  Instantly. Ask  I dretxist fot  gprosoi  Oat  T  HE latest bogie on the domestic horizon is a hi end merger, which we arc warned is ready to pounce on us.  It sounds pretty bad. but wc in Winnipeg arc in a  happy slate with regard to our bread, for he that is down  need fear no fall, and wo can defy a merger, or any other  imp of darkness, to make our broad any worse than it is.  We have reached tho very lowest depths and have nothing  more to fear. In fact, we have become so inured to what  passes, among our bakers, as bread, that wc have acquired  an abnormal taste, and when wo journey into foreign lands  and are served with real bread made by real bakers, we  think the waiter has made a mistake and given ns cake, or  maybe manna, or ambrosia.  Old seasoned travclcis in the norrli say that after a few  yoars subsist onco on "dough goods*''' every other foi in of  broad becomes distasteful to them, ill" the merger would like  to start in on original lines it might take up thc homoeopathic  treatment of the long suffering citizens of Winnipeg, in which  case Aunt Mary would like a few shares of stock in return  for which she will furnish a first class recipe for a No. 1 hard  brand of "dough-gods.'-^ They would go jikc hot-cakes, and  in a few years bread would'be known here only from travellers' talcs, or the fossilized remains in the bake shops.  i ������������������ ������������������  .And now soino"man, somewhere "down cast,-'' has found  us women out. Wo arc no good! It might reasonably have  been expected that avc would know how to take care of our  babies and our kitchens; but iio, he has^diseovered we don't,  and he is going to show us how.. TEe hasn't, said .where he  learned. But good land salces! how did he ever find us out  so soon? Jfcro he has discovered it in just.the few years  since Adam. We ought to foci quite heartened up to Jsaru  that one of our very own sons should be so intelligent. Ifc  should really be very careful, though, of. an intellect like  that and see a doctor about it; for a wise poet has said:  "Great wit to madness, sure is near allied," and all his million of mothers would feel real bad if anything should happen  to his budding mind. '  Dear mc! I feel strangely moved to poetry and must  quote again. "Nature and .Nature's laws lay hid in night.  God said, 'let Newton be,' and' all was light." Great events  have always riled up all the poetic sediment in the people  and when a simple thing like the discovery of the laws of  gravitation would cause such an outburst as that, Avhat may  we not hope for-froni this latest discovery. Won't "some  mute inglorious 'Milton" please rise to the occasion aud  celebrate this latest scientific discoverer? His name is Barnard, ancl he lives somewhere down in Connecticut.        ' '  Barnard seems a good name to find rhymes for, and the  poet will be ���������������������������welcome to any Aunt Mary can think of.  Of course, as there is nothing really new under the suii.  there have* been a-few old chaps here and there, dotted  along like lighthouses, through the dark ages/who have had  glimmerings of the general usclessness of women. These old  wise men did their .best'to warn their loss-enlightened brothers, but then, as now, tlio dust continually being kicked  up by fhe women so obscured these warning lights, that nobody benefitted much" and all meii^ were- engulfed in.the  general gloom. There were uo newspapers then." .Those  early "glimmerings in no way'detract from the glory of this  greatest and" latest discoverer, and no, one need mention  either rats or chestnuts.to hini. .--',- - '  '-  -About thc "first- iriu.ii wc hoar about.-as having any  suspicions" -of his wife's' general "ability is*" Adam, and  his doubts were aroused- a little while - after Eve gave  hini that -.green;--raw _ apple 'to eat. . Then, about the  next worthy-'to tumble tq-the cusseduess and'usclessness of all  things-feminine'"was",poor oldrNo"ah,"who certainly'.did have  a heap of."troubles-with--aII those- diff'ereht---kinds .of lady  animals on", his hands, and each ono of them with-some,  special .whim of her, own; Poorwold follow! .after, cruising  around fill he wasffoo seasick to-have Iris usual good.;judgment, hc made.the mistake of sending out the lady_ dove to  find a landing place/but'.she, 'ungrateful -thing, just flew'off  a bit. fo stretch lier wings; and hurried back and* domanded  to be taken-in out. of the-wet. We'know-it* was the lady  dove'wlio"_did..'this mean trick for history says'"she found  no rest for the-soul,of-licr'foot.-'-'   " ;.-_'**;  ���������������������������Then., there was. Solomon. Tie really' might:have found  out quite a lot about'us, but he started out under the delusion that we were all right and'kept on for a" long time on  the principle that one" can't have too'much of a good thing,  till hc had acquired such an" unheard of.* collection" of ex-,  periouces���������������������������or-maybe he called them- "data"���������������������������-that .lie ���������������������������got  confused "in his conclusions. ' Each particular one" of his  cherished data contradicted the others so strenuously that  he couldn't tell where he was at, and gave it up as a bad  job. He lias just left us some general remarks, and left th'c  formulating,of any general law to some younger man, burdened with fewer facts. That was how lie got his reputation  for wisdom. . . ��������������������������� - - - -  'After Solomon, man was discouraged by his many failures  to correctly diagnose woman, so thought he'd study her a  few more years "and by that time he'd know all about her.  Mor a long"time there was woeful silence on the subject, and  woman had a pretty dull time till, for want of something  to amuse ber. she 'started up the Trojan war, which has  =servedf=upHo=comparativeh,^nioderirtaysf=to=keep"-=poots-=an''d*  philosophers guessing about." her; and oven today, a good mauy  of our modern "authorities'' ou woman, base their opinions  on what they learned at school about Helen and Sappho and  Dido and Cleopatra, aud a  few other ladies of nolo.''  In Greek" and Roman days a good deal was said about  uh, but tlie old worthies said"it in the heathenish tongues of  Greece and Rome, and wore afraid to speak right out in  plain ttng-lish so wc could, all understand. One of them, old  Marcus Aurelius, rather exalted us. he'classed us with pigs  aud dogs, which is quite a step up, as everybody knows pigs  mid dogs aro good f<w something. -    _ _.."_  "l-'rcnchmcn have" devoted"thoir lives" to th"c"stiidy of bur  unworthy solves, but watch iho women laugh in their sleeves  when thoy read the mountains', nf literature which represent  (In* result's of thoir iu vest, ignt ions.  by inilk'ing  In the school books of about thirty yoars ago was a littlo  (ale in verse, which shows that master-minds wero struggling  with the'great problem then and were getting on  tho right  track���������������������������-were almost "warm" in fact.    L forgot the mime of  the worthy couple, but .lolni and'Mary will" do.   John didn't  think his wife managed lior household affairs just right, that  is. she didn't do them  the way ho would  have done, so  hc  grumbled  and  suggested   what' he called  improvements till  ho had Mary nearly distracted.    At last he thought he could  effect by example-what precept had failed to accomplish, so  he suggested that for-one day (hey should exchange work.  "With all mv heart,'' the old woman said.  "If that you will allow.  Tomorrow you'll stay home in m\\ stead,  While I'll go drive the plough.''  .John thought he'd start his day's housework  the cow;  this was  really a   man's job,  but he had  always  allowed  his wife to do it to encourage her a bit and make  hor believe she'was really some use.  "But Tidy lunched, and Tidy flinched.  And Tidy broke his nose.  And Tidy gave hi in such a blow  The  blood  ran down  his hose.  Hi! Tidy, 7Io! Tidy.  Tidy, do stand still.  If ever 'I milk you. Tidy, again  'Twill be sore against my will."  The old lady had to be haled from her ploughing���������������������������where  sho was making beautiful, long, straight furrows.right awaj  to thc horizon���������������������������to mop .John up, pacify Tidy, rescue the milk  and repair tho general damage lo furniture and feelings.  The old man was evidently on the right track, but he must  have lacked the scientific mind, or hc would never have begun  his experiments on the cow���������������������������he'd have known she would bo  likely to conspire with the other members of her own sex, to  the undoing of the common dupe,  When we look back and think of thc many hairbreadth  escapes wo havo had, and consider that all the best brains  of all tho ages have been bent upon thc study of Us, it  certainly makes us feel a bift set up aud inclined to speak of  Ourselves in capitals, but then there is the fearful exposure,  sprung upon us without warning 0f any kind, by this latest  conipeiidiuin-of-useful-and-sciontific-knowledge who has discovered lhat wo are no good���������������������������even in the kitchen.  We've got accustomed to hearing thc brutal truth told  about us in other departments of labor, but we still thought  wo could continue to bluff il out in the domain of tho  kitchen.  With our natural perversity and curiosity wo persist in  butting into departments properly sacred to man, but of  course, wc are no use���������������������������none whatever. "Wo arc no use as  clerks, no good as typists, as stenographers, teachers, dressmakers, milliners, laundresses, as butchers, bakers or candlestick makers, and in these days of scientific feeding and incubator babies our usefulness to the huinaif* race has also  passed away. Perhaps the reason we have been left so long  undisturbed in our kitchen domain is because it has till now  been considered rather -a low and inferior department���������������������������  quite beneath the serious attention of man.  But now wc are'to be .bereft of oven this joy���������������������������thc  sweet consolations of disliwashiug and potato-peeling are  to be snatched from us and the organizer is" to be let loose  on thc kitchens of, the land,- to set our .households in order.  The tea-kettle aiid the stove holes are to be.organized,"the"  onions and the limburgcr are to be rounded up, and if any  little potato is ever caught looking cross-eyed, dire will be  his fate. Not only are wc ignorant.of kitchen laws, but  mother was worse, she did nothing right���������������������������the scientist has  discovered this blighting fact.  Great heavens! Vou men Jiavc-been living on ,'ihe thin  crust of an active'volcano all these thousands, of .years, been  living with an unorganized tea-kettle���������������������������and who knows but  niaybe-a cofl'ce-pot as well���������������������������right in your home,.in the bosom  of your family���������������������������that is,  I  mean your kitchen.  ' Not only has- this Connecticut highbrow discovered our  utter usclessness to tho world in general, but he" has done  what .no one-has ever boon able to .do before, he has been  able to isolate the germ of< our feminine, cusseduess. Now  what in the world do you think this is? Why,-he has discovered that" we. don't improve and arc just naturally ' no  good, because���������������������������wc don't care! we are not'interested! -We  just don't want*to learn. ,  Well, it's "out at last, so we may as well own up. Now  that thev have found us out, what arc ������������������hey going to do  about it? 7 * ,- ���������������������������'     '-'"',  '������������������������������������������������������  Yon poor.old man! What arc you'going to do now with  all the uselcssJ'feminity swarming about the earth?- You  might send for St. Patrick, and get liim. to banish .lis like  ���������������������������he did the other things. But if you do..send for him, take  ,a word of advice'and don't let him have a chat'with St.  Anthony before he starts, or he may refuse to come at all.  Well, au. revoir, old man,- we've had a pretty-good time;  we'bear you po,grudge, and you must -admit 'weAve been  pretty good bluffers., -    --*,'-''-       '       ,--      ', .  . ", P.S;���������������������������We'd say '.'good'bye,"'.but���������������������������we know.bur fVih'eiir \y  P.P.S.���������������������������St. Patrick mav.be able to give'you our. address.  With love'and"-.    . ;.*���������������������������:.'  .'   .to'all." \    .,.  ' -    :y '. / ' 7  -   ���������������������������   . ���������������������������      *''        '- v"   ,. ���������������������������',"   -���������������������������,'-"--  "  ;-,A  very useful thing for'everyb'ody, to^khdw at-this "time"  of., the year is aJquick- and-sure-remedy for .the effects-of  amBuk  js the best,, remedy  known for sunburn,  heat rashes, eczema,  sore feet, stings and  blisters.   A skin food!  All DrufgUts and Stmrm.-Mc. "  10  Do it Now.���������������������������Disorders of the digestive apparatus should be dealt with at-  once   before   complications   arise   that  may   be   difficult   to  -cope   with.     The  surest remedy to this end and one that-  is within reach of all is Parmelee's Veg- -  ettible Pills, the best laxative and sedative on the market.    Do not delay, but  try them now.    One trial will convince  anyone that they arc the best stomach  regulator that can  be gut.-  . ODORS  THAT  WORKERS HATE  '���������������������������'What   more delicious than  tho odors  of essential oils'?      Vet thoy are abominated  by the men at tbe docks    and''  elsewhere  who  work  in an atmosphere  .that is   impregnated  with  them.    . De- ' '  lightful though they.arc to the stranger'"  they  produce  headache"and  nausea-.iii  those who breathe them' for' hour after "  hour. . _ '       '       .,'  To somo gardeners .the odors of eer-'*'  tain flowers are no less detestable. That  ;  from  a  variety of primula,  indeed, : is  positively harmful, and there have'been  -  many  cases of illness .due to "this" and  ���������������������������  other flowers'of the same species.    . ���������������������������  v-���������������������������  .Onion-peelers equally dislike the pun--  gent, odor  of  the -bulbous    roots fhey   *  handle, not, however, because it preju---  dically affects tfieir health, but' because:-"  it-clings to them-as the-limpet to the.'  rock.      Jn  some  districts where .nany." ,  women are employe'd-in peeling onions,-  '.  this tenacity, is curiously manifested. If  some of the women' go to a "concert or 7  other entertain ment, the odor of-ohibn'  '������������������������������������������������������  soon  becomes   well-nigh, overpowering, '���������������������������'  notwithstanding- that' the ��������������������������� peelers, dis- -.  card- their, working   clothes   hours j)re-"  viously..     ���������������������������        .,,'.-���������������������������-     - - ;-'   ���������������������������'���������������������������  \Fish-fryers a re troubled in - much. rhe" -  sit ine way.. Some .of those' who live"  away from their shops, make the-best""  of 'things, by'never.' introducing, their-".  working clothesl'into theii" residences.'7  But at best the odor-of fried fish is��������������������������� ���������������������������  trou blesbme,���������������������������--while -"in- some"-, circum"-."..  'stances it is a positive *nuisance. .Every.-^.^. ....^  thing' smells "of'ut/'a'nd, hinles'sVsp'ecial\^y~yj  precautions are,'taken,' milk, butter,'etc-.;*'. 'J--"^Jz&  taste" of *it. \--' ":*'-;. 7-77; ".V '"'^=i7?^^������������������  "'So"objectionable is,*thc sineM7^o someV^.y-ri^tl;^!  q������������������' _i._._.n" '������������������...-'r>X,'.'.i. :.,- ti.,." i..���������������������������,iff.' 4.i.;t*-'~i'-fT.'_?_������������������������������������������������������������������������_____:__  be.- f ca red: i f *a^f cwysini pie miles are observed  ; 'There "are a lot of silly myths' connected:withj'poison.ivy,-  which attribute'to_it almost supcrnatura'l- powers,.but' like  sonic other gentry, It is'not noarly'-so black" as it is painted.  "As-a rose by any other name.'would smell-.as sweet', so.  this pesky;vegetable," 'though'-"called''oakvand 'ivy','.'while it  is rcaly. a sumac.-pojsons. just'the sai'ne".f The best'cure,-for  it, of course, is to���������������������������aybid touching it;'%but this is easier/said  than done.       7' "- .    ' '     '       7-'~     '     * '.*'    - *'   "'  "^Unfortunately;-its variety of .uaiiies is significant'of its  extraordinary'changes of form, color, size and glossiness of  leaf, and "oven-habit of growth. Sometimes it "climbs' and  clings like" the 'ivy;- somctinie~s.it stands.crect like the.oak."  1't.is as glossy as." thc hplly'Oii.on'e.soil, pale .and "dull as7the  hickory on another. "In" the-autumn,-it's gorgeous display of  oranges and crimsons not' merely-rivals the * maple, the  sweet guiUj-.the dogwood,,and the woodbine, but, in the expressive language' of the 'day, 'has'-'eTn faded.' 'It almost  scorns to be purposely 'assuming these? varied disguises in  order, to" lure and .'lieMn" wait,_like the" proverbial snake-in fho  grass.  "      "      - "   -".      .  -'.-. --.  ."Science, however, has" two consolations ."for trustful  roamers" of 'the'woodland paths. .First, like that of the  snake,'its strikin'g.-distance is--barely its own length or  height. Vou must coine into physical-contact with its leaves  to be affected. Stories ahout its poisoning at ten,'twenty,  or thirty fcej-, like the famous .'forty-rod' whisky of Indiana,  are now regarded as pure fairy tales. \ '   "  " fts victims may be'perfectly certain that they have n'o  lccollection  of haying touched a "leaf or spray of the ivy.  ^Butf-no^ojie^hHS-^lic^sliglitcs^  touched when walking in the woods, until he begins to pick  the burrs, pollen, leaves, thorns, and gum from his clothing,  or studies the scratches and eruptions on his hands or face.  ^Moreover, aud conclusively, the researches ,of Pfaff have  proved that the poisonous principle is non-volatile���������������������������that is,  it is incapable of being turned into a vapor-and carried by  air-currents. ���������������������������   ���������������������������  "The second consolation is that, being a definite physical  irritant, it can be removed by physical means. Tho poison  is a neutral body dissolved in an oily substance, somewhat  resembling the -famous i-rot on oil,_or-__the '*ul_nf lujstard,  There" is "no known"~:iTi"t'"dotc_for" it" but," as it" is slow in penetrating thc skin, if ran usually bo removed before it lias  done serious damage, by the simple and readily available  remedy of scrubbing with soap, hot water, and a nail-brush;*  "flic sooner this can be done after exposure, of course,  thc better. Out usually, if promptly and vigorously resorted  ro as soon as the first signs of irritation or eruption show  themselves, the irrilant can bo removed before it has seriously  injured the skin.  "Tho so_riibbiuig must be done thoroughly, as if you were  trying fo take paint or u fruit-stain out of a garment���������������������������  stopping .short, of course, of actually scratching or denuding  the skin. Tf alcohol bo available, thorough scrubbing with  this may be substituted; or. better' still, it may be added  a.s a finishing touch to the scrubbing with soap and water.  "Those who know themselves to be peculiarly susceptible  to the. poison will find it a useful routine measure either to  wear gloves or to stop aud scrub thoir hands at the first  stream they come to, after leaving the woods. The mud of  the streamis a fair substitute for "soap and a brush. If this  bo supplemented with a thorough scrubbing with soap, hot  water, aud nail-brush as soon as they return home, an attack  will be presented nine time out of lon.  "Ninety-nine times out_of'a hundrod, the poison is first  touched with the hands and carried by them to other parts  of the body, like thc face. So that if the hands are scrubbed  soon enough, and those who know themselves to be susceptible scrupulously avoid touching the hands to ihe face while  in the woods, most of the poisonings will bo prevented.  "The curious old 'hair of the dog that bit you' legend  so widely prevalent���������������������������that one can become immune against  poison ivy by eating or chewing the leaf and flowers���������������������������appears to have no foundation in fact. Tho only results recorded have been tho prompt development, of severe irritation  and inflaniafion of thc lips, tongue and mouth.  "Nor is there much better basis for the stories that thoso  who have once been badly poisoned are liable to have a  second outbreak of irritation af the same time the next year,  without further exposure. "This timo of year" is obviously  the season at which the ivy is in full loaf RiitJ thc woods are  most .attractive.'7 .     .  i^  -i,  iT���������������������������>stST"*  emigrated " toVCanada."- ^ ^ _  _  ^. SaUofs. dislike many .odors^whicln'are: ������������������������������������������������������.'777-*5j"-l  liot" "objectionable.' 'to'- ,ordinafy7'folk7:'' ."IV,'*?-^  Their .chief .abomination'," perhaps,.is-a7..   ' "J '"*'  c  h  argo of coffee/ which' makes ."the ship -'57 \?-y{:&  latcfu'L;    The odor becomes" a' burden, [jjyj .o������������������  and gives the flavor ofJ'coffee to nearly", "'J'',-^:  everything- .on' board.      JSven-'tli0j'very.-74v;;" v  water tastes of coffee.".:, r*-,*> "7"   ". "���������������������������::"-'' 7 ./;  WHERE THE BROOM GROWS r 1  The .United, States for* the'most part  nianui'actures'.the high-grade brooms 0/  the world.." The', best are for .domestic.'  use," though'some aie exported;-notably",  the inferior grades.   .Europeans gener-.  ally  cling  to--tlie-olil   style "broom. of  twigs and do not look >yitlrfavor-ifpoti  the modern American broom.-       '���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������_"  -   Illinois   furnishes   the   finest   brooms.  Kansas   produces   the - cheaper   brush,  most of which is,shipped in-bales'elsewhere,'to be made up in thc broom fac  torios. < -'  The brooni_-corn_disti'ictJii���������������������������lllinois-^i? -  .; y  confined principally to the central sec  tion, three counties turning out' nine-  tenths of the total crop. Thc latest figures available show* that the annual  crop in the United States aggregated  material for some fifty million  brooms, valued fully at "ten million  dollars. The brooms manufactured in  Illinois arc the kind that retail fron.  twenty-five toci'orty cents. ���������������������������  In Oklahoma there is raised a coar.*  er gradc-of-bnish-in'sufficient, quantities)  to turn out about twenty five million  brooms of the kind that co.its from  fifteen to  twenty-five .cents each.  Kansas is a broom state of no mea*/  proportions, having to its ".ro lit abour  five millions annua'Jy.' There ia some  brush grown in Missouri, Tennessee,  and Arkansas. Kansas is proo.ibly responsible for ninety per cent of all thir  whisk   brooms in  thc United  States,   ,  I  ', L  . ,f,v|  .lohri Boyee, an Englishman who became the white king of Ki-ku-yus, a  powerful tribe in East Africa, has left  the dark continent for the first time in  years to visit in -London, lie landed on  the coast about ten years ago and won  thc good*graccs of "the blacks, though  ho. was only a soldier of fortune. The  tribe made him a blood brother and  then admitted hini into the innermost  circle.  Most things can be prcsrved in alee  hoi, but order isn't one of them.  Tho widow is entitled to her third,  but she must get her second first.  Tho hobble skirt doesn't prevent women  from  jumping at conclusions.  Stop_ the Cough.���������������������������Coughing is caused  by irritation in the respiratory passages and is the effort to dislodge obstructions that como from incarnation  of thc mucous membrane. Treatment  with Dr. Thomas' Eclcctric Oil will 'allay the inflnniation and in consequence  lhc cough will ccat-'O. Try it, and you  will use no other propagation for a  cough. - y  99 THE ENDERBYPRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, September 28, 1911  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. '    .  ENDERBY PRESS  Published  every  Thursday at  Ender.by, B.C. at  S2 per year, by the Walker Press.  Advertising Rates; Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising-. $1 an inoh per month. ���������������������������       ���������������������������  Legal Notice*: 12c a line first insertion; 8c a line  each subsequent insertion.  Reading Notices and Locals: 15c a line.  SEPTEMBER 28,  1911  SOLIDIFIES THE EMPIRE  ever7 any have been overlooked, or if  from any cause the notice should not  reach them, it is hoped they will accept this notice as an invitation and  will not on any account 'be absent  from the meeting. > All friends of the  party, whether members of: the Association or not, are urgently asked to  attend, as matters of the greatest  importance will be up for consideration.  FOP NEW  WESTMINSTER  J. E. CRANE,  AGENT, ENDERBY, B.  0.  Deer Park Fruit Land  EN-DERBY  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.  Finest in the Country  "Enderby is a charming villiage with city airs.  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandon"  off his feet he came here, and now owns one of  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."  (Ejrtract from Lowery's Ledge.)     -;  King Edward Hotel, ������������������0ILJ?URPHY  ^Enderby  JAMES  Fi  ire,  Life, Accident. Insurance  Agencies  REAL ESTATE  Fru it Land Hay Land  Town Loti  The Liverpool & London & Globe Ins. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America AssuranceCo.  Royal InsuranceCoof Liverpool (Life dept)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee &  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK,   ENDERBY  LOANS  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  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, ancl half the cost of insurance.  _The Enderby Brick & TileCo.  Enderby  We are now cutting stove-length  1   which  -woodweae  selling  1.75&  Lord Charles Ueresford, in an interview* in the   Vancouver   News-Advertiser,    makes . these    remarks on thc I  result  of the    elections:      "I  regard!  to-day   as    Canada's    birthday as  a j  nation, and while propriety prevented j  i me before    giving   expression to my.  thoughts ancl wishes, I am more than |  glad to be able to tell the people of j  Canada   lifow    much   I    rejoice with i  them in# their splendid victory, for I  consider it    essentially a victory  of  the Canadian    people   to   have   preserved their    national , integrity and  industrial and economic freedom.     I  am   particularly    delighted  with the  outcome of this campaign because'it  was not based  upon the question of  partisanship,    but   uplon the issue of  empire    and    country,   and I believe  that I am    correct   in this analysis  because many Liberals must have cast  their votes with the Conservatives to  accomplish this glorious result.     All  Europe  is interested  in the  outcome  of this    election   because it solidifies  the British Empire, and I believe that  Canada with its enormous resources,  its energetic    and   virile population,  will .some   day   be the centre of the  British Empire.     I regard to-day as  Canada's  -birthday   as a nation  because by the election it has resolved  upon its future course,  and with the  marked ability that it has shown in  finance, industry and agriculture it is  well able to take care of itself, thereby benefitting   the . empires    of    the  world.     Had Canada accepted a reciprocity pact with the United States  its   affairs   must   have   been   "drawn  sooner   or    later     into    a   political  arena,   and   what   that   would have  meant ultimatelyurnay be best understood by ."the fact that for every dollar Canada puts' 'down America-can  put clown a thousand, and for every  man, America puts -down a hundred.  People-and nations generally think of  their .own personal and selfish interest, and if I had    been an American  citizen I should have worked.with all  my might for   reciprocity, because I  would have been certain to benefit by  it.     I have the greatest admiration  for  Americans    and    their  wonderful  achievements, and I don't blame them  in the least for having tried to gain  a most important foothold for- their  energy and ingenuity^    I believe that  if   reciprocity    had   'been    carried it  would have been thc beginning of the  end of the British Empire as a Avhole.  All   thinking   people    with large imperial and    national   ideas in Great  Britain- were   viewing "this   election  with keenest interest, and the results  will be   regarded   as    of    an all-im-  portant-cliaract-ernnHhe'-Olcl^eDuntrr  Secretary Robinson,    of the Board  of    Trade,    has been    busy some  days getting together tho samples of  fruit, vegetables,  etc.,  to be  exhibited at New Westminster in Enderby's  district exhibit     there.     I-Ie reports  having   received    very liberal assistance from growers,    and  believes he  will have a very creditable' exhibit at  the big fair.       This   Annual Provincial   exhibition   is    to -be held, from  October 3 to 7.'    All products for the  district exhibit will have to be sent  from  Enderby  on   Saturday.'     There  will be room for .other exhibits sent  from Enderby even, as late as the 4th  but these will be only to refresh the  exhibit already judged. .There will be.  six    large   district   exhibits    in   the  competition   for    the Dewar Trophy  emblematic  of supremacy in  agricultural  products in   British Columbia.  The   districts   already    entered-    are  Mission,  Langley,   Salmon  Arm,   Co-  quitlam,    Enderby,    Comox   and the  Arrow Lakes districts, and if Enderby  does not succeed in winning, she will  at least have   shown that her intentions    were   good.   In     the   district  fruit displays open to the world the  areas to    be   represented' are Pentic-  ton,    Kelowna,    Armstrong,   Salmon  Arm,  Lillooet," Summerland, Vernon,  Nelson, and Windermere.     The total  cash   prizes    to   be   ' Competed     for  amount   to    nearly    $3500,   with  the  handsome     Dewar     trophy. This  amounts   to   the   largest   prize ever  offered in   Western   Canada for  cultural exhibits.  For that  Cold  LyaVs Pinol  Expectorant  Will give instant relief and  the cold soon is gone. It  takes so little time to do  the job and the comfort of  being well again is worth  so much, it is unwise to be  without as bottle in the  house, don't you think so?  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St. - Enderby  agn-  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  "J- Enderby, Ft. C.  Contractors & Builders :  First-class Cabinet Work arid   Picture Framing.'  ' Undertaking Parlors in connection.-'  Corner George and Clin" Streets. -  'E. J. Mack 11  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;   Careful Drivers;'Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Prompt attention to aircustomers  Land-seekers  and  Tourists invited to give us a trial.  > S^xSKg^e-S^S^exS^  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  "Bndorby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings firit  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Vifiiting  brethren .cordially invited.  WALTER ROBINSON  W. M.  -  S. H. SPEERS.  Secretary  Fred. H. Barnes  '   BUILDER-& J  CONTRACTOR". ���������������������������.-���������������������������---V  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid    Roofiing,    Screen  (i Doors and Windows'.' Glass "cut"  ,   to any size.  I represent S. C. Smith Co,, of  Vernon. \ - Enderby.  I. 0.0. F.  GENEROUS  APPRECIATION  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  Mr. Hamar Greenwood, senior  Liberal member of Parliament for  York since 1906, a Canadian prominent in political' life of England, said  in an interview in the Province: ",[  would like to associate myself with  Premier McDride'in his_g'cnerdus_.i6pc  that Sir Wilfrid Laurier will continue to lead the Liberal party in the  new House of Commons. No one  would appreciate more his presence  there than Mr. Borden, and every  Canadian, independent of party, must  feci that thc withdrawal of the late  prime minister from public life would  mean the disappearance of a great  figure from Canadian and Imperial  history. Whatever one may think  of his political views, I who saw him  shoulder to shoulder with monarchs  and ministers of Europe, can vouch  for it that he always rose to the occasion and environment, and well and  worthily represented Canada."  Eureka Lodge. No. SO  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. O  O. F. hall, Metcalf block.   Visiting brothers always    welcome.           R. BLACKBURN, N. G.  '      R. E. WHEELER. Sec'y,   W. DUNCAN. Troas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35v K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall. Visitors cordially invited to attend.  Jr-H:=CHALMERSrG;Cf���������������������������  C.E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S  R. J. COLT ART. M.F.  K. of P. Hall is the only hall in Enderby suitable  for public entertainment*!.    For rates, etc, apply  to- R. F. JOHNSTONE. M. E.. Enderby  B. BRUNDISH  Enderby, B. C.  I have purchased the old Farmers' Exchange building, on the  railway, and am . placing in  stock a full line of  Bricks, Lime, Hard Wall  Plaster and Cement  Estimates furnished on all kinds  of Cement, Brick and Plaster  Work.  Enderby Conservative Association.  -Notice -is--hereby given-that-a-general meeting of-the  Enderby Conservative Association will be held at the  Oddfellows' Hall, Enderby, on Thursday . Evening,  Sept. 28th, 1911, at 8 o'clock, for the consideration of  important business arising out of the recent Dominion  Elections.  F. H. Barnes, W. E. Banton,  President, Secretary.  Enderby, B. C, Sept. 25th, 1911.  CONSERVATIVE  MEETING  Notices have been mailed by the  Executive of the Conservative Association of Enderby, as far as .possible, to all Conservatives in the District, notifying them of the gathering  to be held in the Oddfellows Hall  this   (Thursday)   evening.     If, how-  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. G C M fi  President, Hon.   SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND, K. C. M. G.      '   "    '  Vice-President and General Manager,   SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON, Bart.  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E. C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT S?^.K^^-r^  Branches in Okanagan District: Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON. Bgq,, Manager, Vernon A. E. TAYLOR, Manager Enderby.  'if  ���������������������������ii  [41  y]  -i\  -���������������������������il  & /  ft  ���������������������������Thursday, September 28, 1911  THE ENDERBYPRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  ... .*.  T  X  4  i  '���������������������������>  t  4  .������������������  t  ������������������  I.  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ��������������������������� -  t  ������������������  V  ?  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  "I Buy at Home, Because���������������������������"  t  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ''  Because my interests are here.  Because the community that is good enough for  me to live in is good enough to buy in.  Because I. believe in transacting business with  my friends.  Because'I want to see the goods..  Because I want to get what I buy when I pay  for it.  Because my home dealer "carries" me when I  run short.'  ���������������������������   Because .every dollar I spend at home' stays at  home and works for the welfare of Enderby.  Because the man I buy from stands back of the  goods.  Because I sell what I produce here at home.  Because the man I buy from pays his part of the  town taxes.  Because the man I-buy from gives value received  \always. ��������������������������������������������� .  Because the man I buy from,helps support my  school, my church,-my lodge, my home.   .  *     Because when ill luck, misfortune or bereavement comes, the man" I buy from is here with the  kindly greeting, his words of cheer, and his pocket- s  book, if needs be. j  -:  Here I live and here I buy.  m*m  *  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ?  T  X  *  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  v  I  ������������������  ������������������  which leaves $8.00 per week. The  new schedule is the outcome of a  clearly devised scheme of the leading  lumber companies at a meeting recently held at Revelstoke, which  means taking a mean advantage of  the -lumberjack, as they know he is  as a rule pretty free with his money  and in winter time has nowhere to  seek a livelihood but in the 'bush.  Whether the companies in adopting  such measures are proceeding wisely  is a matter solely for themselves to  decide. But even a worm will turn.  LUMBERJACK.  (Enquiry at the office of the A. R.  Rogers Lumber Company elicited the  information that the only changes in  the wages or' charges in the lumber  camps is an increase of the board to  $1 per day, and the. wages of teamsters from $45 and board per month  -to $2.75 per day, with $1 per day for  board and Sunday board free. The  lumber companies have found, just  as the mining companies in the Koot-  enays some* years * ago discovered,  that they lost' money, in feeding, the  men, at 75 cents a day. The men in  camp demand the best of foods, and  !these,are provided, . not only in the  i lumber camps but in the, mining  V  camps as well, and the mining com  PUBLIC"   HIGHWAYS  Province of British Columbia  NOTICE    is   hereby given that alL  KAMLOOPS    DISTRICT  is  Public Highways in unorganized dis  tricts, and all Main Trunk Roads in |  organized districts,  are sixty-six feet  wide, and   have   a   width of thirty-  three feet on    each side of the mean  straight   centre   line of the travelled  road. THOMAS  TAYLOR,  Minister of Public Works  Department    of Public Works,  Victoria, B. C, July 7th. 1911. oc21  -��������������������������� ���������������������������>  ������������������  ������������������     I  panies,    or   private   individuals who  operated the boarding houses for the  *������������������.companies,- soon-found they could not  yj~  HOMEOPATHIC POETRY  John     /  Yearnsj  Jane.,  Turns: -. .  ���������������������������_   Eyes    '7.  '-'  Meet l-  -���������������������������  * ,.Love    7.  j" JSweet'rV  - -Jane 7^ ���������������������������.  'I   Stops',  7  - John, ^ "  - Pops:   rV  Both   "-  ;.- Wed.-r..-K-"  J*  Nuff   ���������������������������7U  .Said:.  John * -  ���������������������������" Mad,*:  Jane''    _.  Sad:  Both _   ..  Fight;'- "  . Sad '    .  '���������������������������>   Sight:".;v!  "'-..Whole,-    ���������������������������  7-Week:.'    ���������������������������  Won't  Spea'kr...  7Re_ '  Course -  .   Di-'.  Vorce.  i  PRO BONO PUBLICO  t    rm*L    l ~  :?*  NOTES PROM THE,CAMPS  Editor The Enderby Press:"' ;  ; pear Sir: Rumors of reduction "of  .wages.and increase of rate-������������������T board  have caused' great discontent among  the. lumberjacks., -, However- true, the;  rumor'sr in'question-may-. be,7the writer'has nb' knowledge,-, with[the excep--  .tion that, a new, -. schedule has been  seen in ;town which- comes into'force  on*" the/;lst- -of "October;; -, The .new"  rate, so* far as in known isi!as follows:  Board "for-Tall hands,;H"vper day.  Teamsters f-L $2:75/ per 'day; "sawyers  the same; which'leaves the. magnificent sum", ]ii' sii- days"-:"a. week are  managed !to-be'got through * safely,  of. $9.50.   "  ' provide the food" required^ for less  than $1, and this-has been the charge  in vogue for vyears ^ in������������������ the mining  camps of B. C: . We" have no way of  knowing, how the appetite of "a lumberjack compares with -that "of a  mucker in a mine,' but it is our private opinion. that it is six on one  and half a dozen^ on the other,- and  you takes your choice.���������������������������Ed.)-   .  -"   '  'PUBLIC ENQUIRIES ACT."  H1  :   -POWER   BAILING OUTFIT  'For. quick'and-, first-class hay-bail-  ing,-'write or-see, Arthur ..Tomkinson;  Box-200," Endcrby.-B. C. -" ���������������������������'-.. ? y . '  7.-7-7^    'COAL; 1.777.COAL I 7; _>-  ;71** am ''- prepared ��������������������������� - to fill orders." for  domestic coal; ^large or small ^quanti;  ties.     James. Mowat, Office BeirBlk."'  - - ���������������������������- :���������������������������; ~���������������������������;������������������������������������������������������****���������������������������  '   -     --e  - Wanted . for" Cash:���������������������������Gasoline- wood  sawing,outfit,, drag saw, circular saw  and 4 or' 5rhp. ��������������������������� engine.   .-.Price ''and  particulars -to -E, .care -Walker-Press.  For.', Sale���������������������������Team   of - heavy "draught  mares;  -will    weigh' 2800:-Apply R.  Swampers; $2.50per. day,: Waddell. Enderby.   :       -��������������������������� _      ;���������������������������'.-.'  IS HONOR the Lieutenant-Governor in Council-has been pleased  to appoint the Honourable Albert Edward McPhillips, K. C, President of  the Executive Council; the Honourable  Price 'Ellison, _ Minister of Finance;  Charles Henry Lugrin, of the City of  Victoria, Esquire; and William Harold  Malkin, of the City-.of Vancouver, Esquire, to be Commissioners under the  "Public Inquiries Act" for, the purpose  of enquiring into and reporting upon  the operation of^the "Assessment Act  1903," with-respect to'its practical  bearings on. the financial ( requirements  of the Province. * - -  ���������������������������{The" said "Commissioners* will hold  their meetings' on the dates and at the  places mentioned hereunder, namely:  Victoria ?.t the Executive Council Chamber, Parliament Buildings, Monday and Tuesday, 25th  and 2ctn Septf-mber  at 10 a.m.   At the Court  v house or the Government Office >t the following  places:-:   _  '   ,   ; t - . '  Nanaimo, Wednesday and Thursday. 27thand28th  'September*, .v. -  Vancouver, Fiiday and Saturday. 28th and 30th  ���������������������������   September.      - " - - - "���������������������������'        *        r-  New Wesiminater.'Monday, 2nd Octobc-r.-'��������������������������� '   -  Revektol.e, VWebnt'F<?ay,*4th October. ,-   ,      ',  Golden, Thursday," oth'Octobcr. * ���������������������������      " '  -   "  Cranbrook, Saturday." 7th Octobtr._i   ,-'   * ��������������������������� - _  Pernie, Monday,9th October. .' .''J-J',   '--.  ] "'  Nelson,-Wednesday, Uih October.. ^-������������������- --   / 4--  Rossland, Thursdiiy, 12th October.  ' '  -,-"*'" '��������������������������� ���������������������������'  Grand Forks, Friday. 13th October.*.,   *--���������������������������    . .-  Princeton. Saturday, 14th October.  -> " -       -    -,  Mtrritt," Monday, 16th Octobeir.     ,- . y. _ /.. ���������������������������  Kamloops, Tuesday, 17th October. "-    \%   -.  Summerland, Thursday���������������������������19lh October.V-,,. <'%   -  Pentictcn, Friday," 20th October.    ~" ^   - 7 s    f  Kelownr, Saturday. 21st October. ,'     -       '-'_  Vernon, Monday; 23rd October.',, ~~   ��������������������������� " ,   .-   -    *"  ��������������������������� It is requested that' all* persons."who'  are interested in the matter aforesaid,  and \vho__der_iro'.t6 be  heard,'{will  not  t'ail.to'be'present  at 4he* meetings* of  the. Commissioners.    ,   ' .  - PRICE ELLISON, - ' *   .������������������    .-;   -*' Chairman.   , y  -Treasmx.Department, 13th Sept. 191L  Ferry,  North Thompson River,  Jones Crossing  IN ACCORDANCE with^chapter' 78,  R. S. B. C, 1897, "Feme's Act," the"  Government of British Columbia in1-  vite applications for a charter for a  ferry to ply across the North Thompson River at Jones Crossing.  Applications will be'received by the "  Hon. the Minister of Public Works up *  to 12 o'clock noon of Tuesday, 3rd -  day of October, 1911.  The limits of the ferry shall extend ,  tor a* distance of one mile, above and -'  one mile below said point.     ���������������������������        '  The charter will cover a period1 expiring on'the 31st March, 1913!     .-   ''-���������������������������  .The ferry   shall   be operated "when- -,  ever-required between 7( a. mf and 7 "--  p.m/ every day, excepting Sundays.   ' 7  Applications shall give a7descrip- -'  tion of the scow or boat,it is'pro-' '  posed to use-* and method of opera-*. .  tion.  , ���������������������������,'"'-  Applications shall state the tolls it 7-  is proposed to ask for���������������������������   _      ,,  y     . v  1       "*  Each adult passenger. '  Each child /not in arms)  under 13 J  years. .      ���������������������������   ���������������������������'       --���������������������������"��������������������������� .*   :  Each head of cattle, horse, mule or;  donkey.       - ''  .       '     . .) ..  "Each calf, sheep,* goat;- or swine.-.'- '  Each., vehicle   with   one horse ;and������������������  driver.- "       .^ -     ���������������������������'     \    ' Jy{-jJ7  -Each cart or fwaggon ' with^jone^  horse and driver, loaded. , .-j." ���������������������������-���������������������������.-:;'���������������������������**-  ' Each vehicle .* with two' horses "and;~  driver..       '   ; ���������������������������*     , ��������������������������� .7. "7~\~-7"7  "Each vehicle -with two t horses -and i  driver, loaded. " .     "^~.- *   ���������������������������_..'   - ". -'V  ,Each parcel of .25 lbs: and under: y  , v Freight',^ per 100 "lbs. , and', under^  non-perishable, goods. _ :_ ���������������������������"'.-< s-jJJ;;J~&n,. v*>iv  L Freight',- - per ,-100 j lbs. arid' under,^^^  perishable - goods. 7 - *. 7.7 -��������������������������� '"7 " ''J^'-j'J-^^'JJs^  * 7The Government * of V British *;Colum^$:^'^S  biar.is.jnot. _ necessarily .bound.,toYac^St^^  cept any application" submitted"?-S/fi^%i^^l  ������������������ hz 7 "*;, yyJ. iE:7���������������������������GRIFFITHr^-7y5^%Ii  ��������������������������� ' ~":''~-.  "-VvPuWic ,^ork?TEngineet:5!3fe*f:v������������������.S!  Lands ahdiWorks Department.^Vic-^-fe'S  )na. B.C.- 19th ���������������������������September,a911.-,,:*->A.'?'-5?  ���������������������������W^__hm________^______i^Jj^rmL-m^-^-mmmm-mmn-^a-i-l-m-i-^L'*''-^''*''''  **--*" t^X I  T : ri ���������������������������       ���������������������������-   -        ^i mi*& *" ���������������������������*���������������������������>������������������*<������������������  ^���������������������������y.yy;&*  A  v.* ������������������*vt I  <1*M "  \ I  _'liO 1 .*'  .'V ^'"!''.L  toria,..B."C.  r #^:Ffuit andv0rnam9rital\Tre.es;'  ���������������������������   *,*/ All.Non-IrrigaW.St^  A, -E; Patten,^ Aj?t;������������������ fairviewvb.c.{   ^  f-7,^1  T^>^     -;  Mail-Empire.  I REPARE FOR  WINTER  .   The Garden Magazine says:   ''There  is no. more1" disheartening sight than  a vegetable   garden in October with  . vines   heavily   laden,  but killed and  blackened   by   thc  .frost;  with root  ' crops standing   in   their rows, prob-  t, ably to  ;remain^ there, and rot over  -winter.-- -Itis~not--only*ugly"to "see;  but   it   is   symbolic   of .inexcusable  wastefulness and poor gardening.  "Not a crop should be allowed to  go to waste. Pull, don't cut, thc  cabbages, stand them upside down  close together in a trench or cold-  frani'e, and cover them closely with  light soil or sand.  "Bury beets, turnips, carrots, salsify and parsnips in a similar pit  and' be sure to sift the soil between  them. Parsnips and oyster plant  (salsify) will improve in flavor if  you leave them where they grew until  hit by the. frost.  "In the small garden, cover the  celery rows * with inverted V-shaped  troughs, and then in turn with leaves  and litter to keep out the frost. The  early crop may be left uncovered during the days if protected with straw  at night. , *\  "Young corn -is almost sure to  ripen if the entire stocks are cut and  stacked. Pick all the green tomatoes;  they make delicious pickle and fried  are the equal of eggplant."  A number of small pigs for sale  Also seed wheat. Apply E. Landen,  Fortune Ranch, Enderby.  Do  YoTFWmtt  Your Clothes  Now?  iStiU&X&fa:  ���������������������������\r\  r*  \^g^a^  ���������������������������������������������  Mot two or three weeks  "hence." but" ri o w ���������������������������  right away ?  And then do you  want to see what  they look like before you buy them ?  . Then come in and we will show you our  Fall and Winter styles in "Fit-rite" tailored clothes.    You can see just what the  pattern of the cloth you select looks like  as a suit, and you can assure yourself that it is  a satisfactory fit before leaving the store.  The   specialized   tailoring   "Fit-rite."   developed in its highest form, guarantees you a well-  made suit of clothes, perfect in fit. and made according  to the newest style ideas.  Either call at the store or send us a post card bearing your name and address, and we'll give you a copy of the "Fit-rite Style Forecast." containing  the latest news of fashion tendencies for the coming Fall and Winter.  Enderby Trading Co., Ltd.  t/l  yi  s-x  D   w  :������������������&  il  mf-  v  >>* ENDERBY"  PRESS  AND   WALKER'S   WEEKLY  The  closer  They  stream  ranks ol' tbe' Bed Line moved  together; for it was cold, cold,  were    alluvial,  deposit    of   the  of life  lodged in the delta  of  to hi tn  cents  bought  Fifth Avenue and .Broadway. The Bed  Liuers -.tamped their freezing foot, looked at the omptv benches in Madison  Square wheuce Jack Ji'rost had evicted  them and muttered to one another in  a confusion of tongues. Tho Platirou  Building, with ils impious, cloud-pierc-  Suit architecture looming mistily above  them on tbe opposite delta, might we 1  have ..mod for the tower of Uinel.  whence these polyglot idlers had been  called by the winged walking delegate  of the Lord.  Standi un- on a pine box a head nig hei  than his dock of goats, the Preacher  exhorted whatever transient and shut-  iutr audience the north wind doled out  li was a slave market, iiitccn  you a man. Vou deeded  him to Morpheus; and thc recording  anfel gave you credit.  The Treacher was incredibly earnest  aad unwearied, lie had looked over  tiie list of things one may do lor one s  fellow man. and had assumed i or himself ihe task of putting to bed all who  might, apply ut his soap box on the  audits of Wednesday -'and Suiuiay.  That left but five nights for other  uhilantliroiiisti to handle; and had they  done their part as well, this wicked  citv mii-'bt have become a vast Arcadian dormitory where all might snooze  and snore the happy hours away, letting problem plays and the rent  and business go to the deuce.  The hour of eight was but a  while past; sightseers in a small, dark  mass of pav oie were gathered in the  shadow of General Worth's monument.  Now and then, shyly, ostentatiously  carelessly, or, with conscientious  ness on.''would step forward  stow upon thc Preacher small  <dl-*er. Then-a lieutenant of  vian coloring and enthusiasm would  march away "to a lodging house with a  squad of the redeemed. All the  Treacher   exhorted   the   crowd  man  little  oxact-  and  bo-  bills or  Scandina-  the  -the  night,  on all  one  Tt  the  while  .iu  term-  beautifully   devoid  of  eloquence  ���������������������������splendid   with   the   deadly.,   accusivc  monotonv of truth.    Before the picture  of the Bed Liners fades you must hear  one phrase of the Treacher s-  that formed  his theme  that  is worthy of being stenciled  white ribbons in the world.  "   "No maircvcr learned^o be a drunkard on five-cent whisky."      .  Think  of  it,  tippler.    Lt   covers    he  .ground  from  the  sprouting rye  to  the  -  Potters Field.  *     A clean-proliled. erect young pan  in  "the rear rank of the bcdlcss-emulated  - the terrapin, drawing his head iar down  into   the  shell   of   his   coat, collar     U  - was a well-cut tweed coat; and the trousers 'still showed signs of having flattened themselves beneath the eompel-  Hncr .joose. But, conscientiously,_ l  must warn the millienr's apprentice  who reads this, expecting a lieginald  Montressor in straits, to peruse no further.' The' young man was no otliei  than   Thomas   McQuade,   ex-coachman,  -'discharged for 'drunkenness oue month  before, and now reduced to the grimy  ranks of the one-night bed seekers.  If you live in smaller !New lork. you  must'know the Van Smuthye: family  carriage, drawn by the two 1,������������������00_ pound,  100 to 1-shot bays. The carriage is  shaped like a bathtub. Iu each end o  i( reclines an old lady Van Smuthye  holding a black sunshade the size oi a  New Year's Evo feather tickler. Before  bis downfall. Thomas McQuade drove  the Van Smuthye bays and was himselt  ,lnven bv Annie, the Van Smuythc  lady's maid. But it is oue of the saddest things about romance that a tight  shoe of an eniply commissary or an  Echini'   tooth   will   make   a   temporarv  J1cretic.^i7nn>LJ^L>i^iPr!1iJJlgr: J���������������������������.  were   not-  vexed  Thomas' physical troubles  few Therefore, his soul was less  with thoughts of his lost lady s maul  than it was bv the fancied presence ot  certain non-existent things that his  racked nerves almost convinced him  were living dancing, crawling, and wng-  cdiiig on the asphalt und in the air  nhofe and around the dismal campus  of the Bed Lino army. Nearly four  weeks of straight whisky and a diet  Miuilotl 1������������������ o-ratkurs. bolonga^and pickles  often guarantees a psycho-zoological  sequel. 'Hius de.^ierate. ireczing, an-  orv, beset bv phantoms as ho was, he  Jvit  the  r d of human  sympathy  and  intercom'.**'1.  The  \',od  Liner Handing at his  a   y������������������.nag   man   of   about   his  sha'by, but neat.  What'- the diagnosis of your case,  .������������������������������������������������������ri'ddv.'" asked Thomas, with the free-  nmson'ic familarity of the damned���������������������������  "Hon/.f'.' That's mine. Vou don t look  like a p-uihandlcr. Neither am I. A  inouth ago 1' was pushing the lines over  bar!-.- of the finest team ot Per-  (I'nIocs that ever made their  'it'th Avenue in '-'.So.    And  wa s  age,  right  own  rei.t, so smoothly running, so craftily  demolishing the speed regulations that  it drow the attention even of the listless Bed Liners. Suspended and pinion-  ��������������������������� ed on it.? left side was an extra tire.  When opposite the unfortunate company the fastenings of this tire became  loosed. J't fell to thc asphalt, bounded  and rullud rapidly in the wake of the  dying car.  Thomas .McQuade, scenting an opportunity, darted from his place among  the Prca'cher's goats. In thirty seconds  he had caught the rolling tire, swung  it over his shoulder, and was trotting  Miiartly after the car. On both sides  of the avenue people were shouting,  whistling,, and waving canes at the red  car, pointing to the enterprising Thomas coining up with the lost tire.  One dollar, Thomas had estimated,  was the smallest guerdon that so grand  au automobilist could offer for the service hc had rendered, and save his  pride.  Two blocks away tbe car had stop-  ed. There was a little, brown, muffled  chauffeur driving, and an imposing gentleman wearing a magnificent sealskin  coat and a silk hat on a rear seat.  Thomas proffered the captured tire  with his best ex-coachman manner and  a look in thc brighter of his reddened  oyea that was meant to be suggestive  to the extent of a silver coin or two  and receptive up to higher denominations.  But the look was not so construed.  Thc seal-skinned gentleman received  the tire, placed it inside the car, gazed  intently at the ex-coachman, aud muttered  to himsolf inscrutable words.  "Strange���������������������������strange!'- said he. "Once  or twice even L, myself, havo fancied  that the Chaldean Chiroscopo has availed.    Could il be possible?"  Thon he addressed less mysterious  words to tbe waiting and hopeful  Thomas.      ��������������������������� ' ���������������������������  ���������������������������''Sir, I thank you for your kind rescue of my tire. And E would ask you,  if I may, a question. Do you know  the family of Van* Smuytb.es living in  Washington Square North*?"  "Oughtn't I to?" replied Thomas.  "T lived there.   Wish I did yet."  The seal-skinned man opend a door  of the car.  "Step in, please/' he said. "Vou  have been expected."  Thomas McQuade obeyed with surprise but without hesitation. A seat  in a motor car seemed better than  standing room in thc Bed Line. But  after the lap-robe had beeu tucked  about him and the auto had sped on  its course, the peculiarity of the irivi-  tation.-lingered in his mind." -  ������������������������������������������������������'Maybe ,--tbe guy hasn't got- any  -change.--', was his diagnosis. "Lots of  these swell rounder's don't lug'about  any ready money. Guess he'll dump  me out when he gets to some poiDt  where   he   can   get   cash   on   his   mug.  T.'s to-be mindful of his P.'a and Q.'s.  When  be  viewed  this silken, polished,  and     somewhat     terrifying     host     he  thought'vaguely of dentists.  "Say,   doc,"    said   he    resentfully,  "that's  a  hot  bird you  keep  on  tap.  I hope I didn't break anything. But  I've  nearly  got  the  willliwalloos,  and  when   he   throw   them   32-eaudlepower  lamps of his on me, I took a snapshot  at hiin with that little brass Platirou  Girl thai stood ou the sideboard."  "That is merely a mechanical toy,"j  said   the  gentleman,   with   a   wave  of j  his hand,    " .Vl'iiy'T ask you to be seat-]  ed while I  explain  why  1  brought you'  to  my  houso.    Perhaps you   would  not  understand   uor   b<.   in   sympathy  with  the psychological prompting lhat caused  ine to  do so.   So  1  will  come to the  poim    at   ouco   by   venturing   to   refer  to your admission   that  you  know  the  Van   Smuvthe   fiuuilv   of   Washington  Square North."  "'Any silver missing.'" asked Thomas  tartly.'   "Anv joolry displaced? Of  L   know   'em.  ill v  the  old  Well. I  white  Anyhow,  it's  bed  a cinch that I've got that  convention    beat    to   a  the  na-'  c-licron   In  mile down  look  come  at  to  me   now:  be at this  sale?"  The tithi'i- .young  come lhi(  man,  Say;   how  bed bargain  do   you  counter  man seemed to wel-  tdvaneos of the airy cx-coach-  '' No,'  a case of  (,'upid   is  "mine isn't exactly  hiloss we allow that  said  he,  drink.    I  a bartender. Y married un-  wiselv, ai-c'irding to the opinion of my  unforgiving relatives. J 've been out  .nf work for a year because I don t  know how to work; and I've been sick  in P,rll'*vtip and other hospitals four  months. Mv wife and kid had to go  back to her mother. Y was turned out  ho-'pilal vesterday.    And I. have  nt the iHi'Jpit  not a cent.  "T(ui_;h  man  alone  But I hate  get the worst  i >  11  mv tale of woe.  said   Thomas.    "A  I  through  all   right.  That's  luck,"  can   pul -������������������p  to sec the women and kids  of it."  .Inst   then   there   hummed   up   Fifth  Avenue   a   motor   car   so   splendid,   so  open-air  finish."  Submerged in his greatcoat, the mysterious automobilist seemed, himself,  to marvel at, the surprises of life.  "Wonderful! amazing! strange!" he  repeated to himself constantly.  When the ear had well entered tbe  crosstown Seventies it swung eastward  a half block and stopped before a row  of higb-stooped, brownstone front  hou^e-..  "Be kind enough to enter my house  with me." said the soal-skinnod gentleman when they had alighted. "He's  going to dig up, sure," reflected Thomas, following hini inside.  There was a" dim light in the hall.  His bo.->t conducted him through a door  to the left. Suddenly a luminous globe,  strangely decorated, shone faintly in  thc centre of an immense room that  aceined to Thomas more .'splendidly  TfppafiftW^th'aTS^^  on the stage or read of in fairy stones.  The walls were hidden by gorgeous  rod hangings embroidered with fantastic gold figures. At the rear end of the  room were draped portieres of dull gold  spangled with silver crescents and stars.  The furniture was of the costliest and  rarest styles. The ex-coachman's feet  .sink into rugs as fleecy and deep lis  snowdrifts. There were three or four  oddly shaped stands_or tables covered  witl) black velvet drapery.  Thomas McQuade took in the splendors of this palatini apartment with  fine eye. With the other he looked for  his imposing conductor���������������������������to find that he  tin il  disappeared.  "P'goe!" muttered Thomas, "this  listens like n spook shop. Shouldn't  wonder if it ain't one of these Moravian .Nights' adventures that you read  about. Wonder what became of the  furry guy!"  Suddenly a stuffed owl thai stood  un an ubony perch near thc illuminated  globe, slowly raised his wings and  emitted from his eyes a brilliant electric glow.  With a fright-born imprecation,  Thomas seized a bronze statuette of  Hebe from n cabinet near by and hurled with all his might at the terrifying  and impossible fowl. The owl and  his perch went over with a crash, With  the sound there was a click, and the  room was Hooded with light from a  dozen frosted globes along the walls  and ceiling. The gold portieres parted  and closed, and the mysterious autobo-  bilist entered the room. He was tall,  and wore evening dress of perfect cut  ami accurate taste. A Vandyke beard  of glossy, golden brown, rather long  and wavy hair, smoothly parted, aud  large, magnetic, orientally occult eyes  gave hini a ihost impressive and striking appearance. If you can conceive  a Russian Grand Duke in a Rajah's  throne room, advancing to greet a visiting emperor, you will gather something  of the majesty of his manner. But  Thomas McQuade was too near his D.  course  ladie������������������' sunshades disappeared?  know   'oui.    And then whal?"  The  Grand    Duke   rubed  his  hands together softly.  "Wonderful!'" he murmured. "Wonderful! Shall 1 come to bclievo in the  Chaldean Chiroscopo myself? Let me  assure you," he continued, "that there  is nothing for you to fear. Instead, I  think 1 can promise y'ou that vory good  fortune awaits you.    We wilPsoe."  "Do thoy want me back?" askod  Thomas, with something of his old professional pride in his voice. "I'll promise to cut out the booze aud do thc  right thing if they'll try me again. But  how did you get wise, doc? B'gee, it's  tbe sweliest employment agency I was  ever in, with its flashlight owls and so  forth."  With an indulgent smile the gracious  host begged to be excused for two min  iito?. Jle wont out to the sidewalk and  gave an order to thc chauffeur, who still  waited with tho ear. Returning to the  mysterious apartment, he sat by his  guest and began to entertain him so  well by his genial and witty converse  that the poor Bed Liner almost forgot  the cold streets from which he had been  so recently and so siugularly rescued.  A. servant brought some tender cold  fowl and tea biscuits and a glass of  miraculous wine; and Thomas felt the  glamour of Arabia envelop him. Thus  half an hour sped quickly; and then the  honk of the returned motor'car at the  door suddenly drew the Grand Duke to  his feet, with another.soft petition for  a brief absence.  Two women, well muffled against tbe  cold, were admitted at tho front door  and sauvely conducted by the master of  -a first/class coachman like myself; but  : 1,11 take the job 'back, sure, doc. They  are good people to be with."  And now, a change came o'er the  sauve countenance of the Caliph of  Bagdad. He looked keenly and suspiciously at the ex-coachman.  "May I ask what your name is?"  lie said shortly.  _"You've been 'looking.'for me/- said  1 nomas, "and don't know my name*  Vou re a. funny kind of sleuth. You  must be one of the Central Office gum-  shoerf. I'm Thomas McQuade, of  course; and I've been chaffenr of the  \an Smuytho elephant team for a year  Nicy fired me a month ago for���������������������������woll  you saw what L did to vour old  I went broke on booze, and when  the tire drop off vour whiz wag-  waa   standing  ju  that  s      fl   ������������������f  hoboes at the Worth monument waiting  a  tree bed.    Now,' what's the prise  the. best answer to all this?"  lo  his intense surprise Thomas  himselt       doe  owl.  I. saw  on  I  for  for  felt  with   one  miliaf.ing  Arabian *s  As soon  heavy,  impact  shoe,  as  tho  the   steps  disillusionizing,   ]IU.  of   the    stupendous  "Oh,  Mr.   Walter!���������������������������and   the   Missis  hunting high and low for you!"  ' "Does mother want to see'me?" he  asked, with a  flush comiug out on his  pale cheek.  "She's been hunting for you diigh  and low. Sure, she wants to sec you.  She wants you to eome home. She's  tried police and morgues and lawyers  and advertising and detectives and rewards and everything. v Aud then she  took up clearvoyants. You'll go right  home, won't you, Mr. Waller?"  "Gladly, if she wants me," said the.  young man. "Three years is a long  time. I suppose I'll have to walk up,  though, unless the street cars arc giving free rides. I used to walk and  beat thai old plug team of bays we  used to drive tu the carriage. ' Havo  they got them yet?"  "They have." said Thomas, feelingly. "And they'll have 'em ten years  from hoav. The.life of tho royal ele-  phantibus truckhorseibus is one hundred  years.      I'm  the eoacli-  , , .    . ex-coaclmian had  re  covered his feet and his wits he hastened as last as he could eastward toward  Ji road way.  was  his  estimate 'of  automobilist.       "Just  some  fun   kiddin*.  I  He might have dug up a dollar  f.    Aow I got to hurry up  an<  and  bed huu-  prcached   to  the house down through the hall through  another door to thc left and led into  a smaller room, which was screened and  segregated from tbo. larger front room  by heavy, double portieres. Here the  furnishings were even-more elegant and  exquisitely, tasteful than in the other.  On a gold-inlaid rosewood fable were  scattered sheets of white paper- and a  queer, triangular instrument or toy, apparently of gold, standing on little  wheels.  Tho taller woman threw back her  black veil and loosened her cloak. She  was fifty," with a -wrinkled and sad face.  The other, young und plump, took a  chair 'a little, distance away and to the  rear as a servant or an attendant might  have done.  "Von sent for me, Professor Choru-  busco," said the elder woman, wearily.  "I hope you have something mere definite than usual to say. .'I've about lost  the littlo faith t had in your art. I  would not havo responded to your call  this evening if riiy sister had not insisted upou it."  "Madam," .said the professor, with  his princeliest smile, "tho true Art  cannot fail. To find the true psychic  and potential branch sometimes requires  time. We have not succeeded. E admit,  yvith the cards, the crystal, the stars,  the magic formula of Zarazin, nor the  Oracle of Po. Put wc have at- last  discovered the true psychic route. The  Chaldean Chiroscopo has been successful in our search.''  =^Tlie=prot'c^oT'if=f^(f"nad=*a=iii ifg^tila t^  seemed to proclaim his belief in his  own words. The elderly lady looked ������������������t  him with a little more interest.  "Why, there was no sense iu those  words that it wrote with my hands on  it.'-' she said. "What do you mean?'*'  "The words were these." said Professor Chorubusco, rising to his full  magnificent beighl; "IJy the fifth  wheel of thc chariot he. shall come.'"  "I ha yen't seen many chariots," said  the lady, "but 1 never siiw one with  five whools."  "Progress," said fhe profesnor���������������������������  "progress iu science and mechanics has  accomplished it���������������������������though, to be exact,  we may speak nf it only as an extra  tire. Progress in occult art bus advanced in proportion. Madam, Y repeat  that the Chaldean Chiroscope has succeeded. 1 can not only answer the question lhat you have propounded, but Y  can produce before your eyes the proof  thereof. "  And now the lady was disturbed both  in her disbelief and in' hor poise.  "0, professor!" she cried anxiously  ���������������������������"When.���������������������������where? Has he been  found? Do not keep mo in suspense."  "'I beg you will excuse mc for a very  few minutes," said Professor Ghcru-  I'usco, "and I think I can demonstrate  to you the efficacy of the true Art."  Thomas was contentedly munching  the last crumbs of (he bread and fowl  whon thc enchanter appeared suddenly  at his side.  "Are you willing to return to your  old home if you are assured of a welcome and a restoration to favor?" he  asked, with his courteous, royal smile.  "Do 1 look bughouse?"- answered  Thomas. " Enough'of the footback life  for me. Put will they have mc again?  The old lady is as fixed in her ways as  a nut on a new axle."  "My dear young man," said tho  other, "she has beeu searching for you  everywhere."  "Crazy   gUy,v  the   mysterious  wanted   to - have  guess  anyhow  get back to that gang nf hum'  ters  before   they  all   ������������������et  sleep." * ������������������   -  When Thomas reached tbe ond of his  two-nnle walk he found the ranks-of  the homeless reduced to. a squad of  perhaps eight or ten. He took the  proper place of a newcomer at the loft  end ot the rear rank. Iu the file in  Jiout ot him was the young man who  had   spoken   to   him   of  hospitals  and  ... --   hospitals  something of a wife and child  Sorry to see you back aea  tho  young  man,   turning  him.    "I h0ped you had  thing '  ,   l      -       ^'ou  -.. better than this."  ���������������������������"Me?"  said  gain," said  to speak to.  struck some-  Thomas.    "Oh, I  just  round  the  block  to   keep  took  a  warm!  to the jjora  very  "In this kind of woather.  young  man,   "charity  avails  run  J see tho public ������������������in 't Teuding  Lord  very-fast tonight."  said the  .,     -        .-  ./    o  itself  of  Jt hSme.'" " b������������������th be^"soand e^s  And  now the Preacher and hia veho-  mein lieutenant struck up a last hymn  ot petition to Providence and man.  Ihose ot the Bed Liners whose windpipes still registered above 32 degrees  hopelessly  and  tunelessly  joined   in  Tn the middle of the* second verse  1 homas saw a sturdy girl" with wind-  ossed drapery battling 'against the  breeze and coming straight toward him  trom rhe opposite sidewalk. "Annie'"  ho yclJed/and ran. toward hor   .   '*   -  ' tool,   you   fool!"   she' cried,  and . laughing,   and 'hi'iiging  neek, "why did "you do it?"  Stuff,"     explained     Thomas  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������lou know.- But subsequent-  Not a   drop."   Fc led .her" to  How did you happen to seo  -  "Yon-  weeping  upon his  "The  briefly:  ly  n it.  the curb,  me?  "I came to find you,': .said Annie,  holding- tjght to his sleeve. "Oh vou  big fool! professor Clierubusco told us  that we might find you here "  "Professor Ch��������������������������� Don't know the guv.  What, saloon does he work in?" '  "He's a clearvovant,   Thomas-  greatest in the world.      If0 found  the  yon  with the Chaldean telescope, he said."  He's   a   liar,"   eaid   Thomas.     "I  never  had  saw me  I  ha ve  it.    He never  anybody's telescope."  "And he said you came in n chariot  w.r.h five wheels or something "  "A Dili  io." said Thomas  .  . solicitously,  you re giving me the wheels now. [f  Iliad a ehariot T'd have gone to bed in  it, long ago.    And without any sinking  mil preaching for a nightcap, either.  y>  Listen, you big fool.  lady   want     this  "Great!" said -Thomas. "I'm on  the job. That team of dropsical dromedaries thoy call horaes is a handicap for  c..,c   i   .ii-*-,        -          Tho Missis  sa^s she-11 take you back.   I begged her  to. Bnt you must behave.   And vou can  ,go^up-to-the-house-touight���������������������������and^blfi-  old room over the stable is ready."'  "Great!"    said    Thomas    earnestly.  Vou are It, Annie. But when did thene  stunts happen?"  "Tonight at Professor Clierubusco'������������������  Ho sent his automobile for tho Missis,  and she took me along. I've been there  with her before."  "What's the professor's line?"  "ire's ji cloarvoyant and a witch.  Iho Missis consults him. He knows  nyor.vllii.ifr. But he hasn't done the  Missis any good yet, though she's paid  lurn hundreds of dollars. Hut he told  us that the stars told him wc could find  you hero. ������������������������������������������������������'  * "What's the old  ehcrrybuster to do?"  "That's a family  Annie. "And now  enough questions, you big fool."  They have moved but a little way  the street when Thomas stopped.    '  "Got any dough with you, Annie?"  he asked.  Annie looked at him sharply.  "Oh, I know what that look  moans." said Thomas. "You're  wrong. iNot another drop. But there's  a guy tbat was standing next to me  in thc bed line over there that's in a  bad shape. He's the right kind, and  he's got. wives or kids or something,  and he's on the sick list. No booze.  If you could dig up half a dollar for  him so he could get, a decent bed I'd  like it.  Annie's fingers began lo wiggle in her  purse,  and  forty-nine  man. Just got iny reappointment five  minutes ago. Let's all ride up in a  surface car-v-thaf is���������������������������e'r--if Annie will  pay the fares."  On tho Broadway car Anuie handed  each one of the prodigals a nickel to  pay the conductor.  "Seems to me you are mighty, rock-  less the way you throw large sums of  money around," said -Thomas sarcastically.  * "I'n that purse," said Annie .decidedly, "is exactly $11.S5. I shall take  every cent of it tomorrow and give to  Professor Clierubusco, the greatest man  in the world."  "Well,"' said Thomas, "I guess ho-  must be a pretty fly guy to pipe off  things the way he docs. ' J 'in glad his  spooks told him where you could find  me. If you'll give mc his address,  some day I'll go up there, myself, and  shake his  hand."  Presently .Thomas moved-tentatively  in his seat, and thoughtfully felt an  abrasion or two on his knees and elbows.  "Say, Annie, " .said   he    confidently,-,  "maybe it's one of the last dreams'of  the booze, but I've a kind of a recollec-,  tion of riding iu an automobile ^with a  swell guy that took mo to a house full  of eagles and arc lights.   Ho fed mo on  biscuits, and" hot air, and .thon   kicked'  me down the front steps. -    ff it was ".  the d t's why am 1 so sore?"   ~  "'Shut up,-you<,fool," said Annie.  "If r could find that funny guy's  house," said Thomas, in conclusion,  "I'd go up there some day and-punch  his" nose for him."  secret,'  you've  said  asked  np  ,   A  NITROGEN-DRIVEN^ MOTOR   -  - The possibility of driving engines by  other, than-combustible   gases' has' occupied   the  attention   of' chemical . engineers for mauy. years. " Motors" driven'  by   chemicals,   wherein   the   power   is*  geueratcd- by  the  expansion   of. gases  arising from chemical action,-have appeared from.'time to-time,', but the'jdea.-  has" never "been advanced "to  a-"practical stage'.    -.���������������������������_.'":":..    .           ���������������������������TiVGermany,"however, it has  received   greater   attention-of   late, ' and1 a.-  marine-motor   has 'been ���������������������������.designed ��������������������������� ��������������������������� in  which-the  fuel  is  nitrogen  in  a-compressed  form.    " This   engine  develops  four horse-power, is ;of the double acting .two-cylinder  type,  is  coupled  dir- .  ect to the propoller-shaft, and "the speed  is governed' by a  thfottlo-valvc which  when .opened  to  its   fullest ..extremity  enables the  engine to  make five hun-.,  drcd   revolutions   per     minute.   -   The  motor is a clever piece of- mechanical '  engineering, and the simplicity, of cou-:  trol  is 'a conspicuous feature.'  The nitrogen will start up"the motor  irrespective of the position of tbe piston immediately thc gas is admitted,into the expansion-chamber, while the '  crank runs in an oil-bath. Moreover,  a_charge of oil will last, for several  hundred working hours���������������������������in short, un-  tii its lubricating functions are absolutely expended, as it undergoes no additional destructive action such as prevails  in   the  ordinary  explosion-motor.  Other advantages are the safety of  the system, the dispensing with igni-  _tioii_aiid_cooling_.facilitiesf^and_the-abr_  soncc of odour. Nitrogen, being an  inert gas, is safe from combustion and  consequently explosion, with the result  that it is an ideal'fuel to handle and  to operate. The great difficulty hitherto in this direction baa been the devising of a vessel capable of containing the compressed nitrogen in large  quantities, and o'f sufficient strength t.o  withstand handling and  transportation.  A   new   process     of    manufacturing  large-flasks,-capable-of-containing from---"  two hundred and fifty to three luindrod  litres of  nitrogen  compressed  to    two  hundred atmospheres, has now been do-  - il  .j.ii  -71  "fl  signcu  Tlu  containing   t'ue  twenty   hours'  weight of  I sufficient  service  is  a   reservoir  for   about.  about  three  "Sure, I've got money," said she,  "hots of it. Twelve dollars." And  then sho added, with woman's ineradicable suspicion of vicarious benevolence,  "Bring him hero and let me sec him  first."  Thomas went on his mission. Thc  wan Bed Liner came readily enough.  As thc two drew near, Annie lookod  up from her purse and screamed:  "Mr.  Walter��������������������������� Oh���������������������������Mr. Walter!"  "Is that you. Annie?" said tho  young man weakly.  hundred pounds,  pared  by  a   new  cess,  with  liquid  by-product.      So  been   carried   at  The nitrogen is pro-  ami interesting pro-  carbonic acid as the  far as results have  present, it, is stated  that the cost of operating a one hundred and twenty-five horse-power stationary nitrogen-motor is approximately that of an electro-motor,-and considerably less than the cost of driving  internal-combustion engines with petrol  or alcohol.  BERLIN'S  NEW OPERA HOUSE  It has been decided that the new  Koyal Opera House in Berlin shall bo  built, upon thc site now occupied by  Kroll's Theatre. The old opera house  is to be preserved as a memorial of the.  reign of Frederick thc Great, under  whom it was built, and as the first,  great pillar in the musical edifice which  has since been developed in Berlin. The  location for the new building, which  will not be completed for several years,  is not easily accessible, so it. is plan-  nod to have the underground railway,  yvhich is to be constructed from Aol-  lendorf-Plat/, to Weisscnsce, pass under  the Seigesallee. with a station 'quite  near the opera house. This yvill mako  it very accessible to the inbabitaiits of  all West Berlin, which furnishes the  greater part of thc-opera-going public.  1M3 tp  Thursday, September 28, 1911  THE ENDERBYPRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Sir Wilfrid's Waterloo and How It  Was Received in Canada and Abroad  LATEST RETURNS  Quebec���������������������������34 Libs., 28 Cons.  Ontario���������������������������13 Libs., 72 Cons.  N. S.-9 Libs., 9 Cons.  N. B.-8 Libs., 5 Cons.  Manitoba���������������������������2 Libs., 8 Cons.  Sask.���������������������������9 Libs., 1 Cons.  Alberta���������������������������6 Lib's., 1 Cons.  B. C. ���������������������������7 Conservatives.  P. E. I.-2 Lib., 2 Cons.  Conservative majority, 50'.  The result of    the    Dominion elections ���������������������������was a great surprise, not only  in this country, but also in the Uni-  - ted States and the Motherland.     In  point  of majorities,  there 'never has  been such a complete victory in thc  histor/of Canada.     A turnover from  43 in the majority one way to 48 or  50 in    the   majority   the other way  means   something    in  the history of  Canada.     It   is    an.epoch which no  doubt marks thc birth of the Canadian nation.     It -means that Canada  will have none0 of the entangling intrigues between   the    Government of  Canada     and    that   of   the   United  States- which would have a tendency  to  draw    the   Dominion  away  from  . what is considered to be to thc 'best  interests of   thc   Empire of Britain.  Right or wrong,  Canadians gathered  this    impression'   of    tho reciprocity  pact, and the    great majority voted  j" accordance with their honest convictions regardless of party following.  This is one of the best of the traits  of all Canadian   born citizens.     The  thinking    element   in    both     parties  got together on the issue of the campaign and threw their weight in the  interest of Canadian independence so  far as our fiscal policy is 'concerned.  , Thc following extracts from London  papers will give an idea of the {.enteral-character of the British thought  on the ��������������������������� reciprocity issue:    -       '     - ���������������������������  -The Evening Standard says:   "The  overwhelming"  character   of the peo-  ��������������������������� pic's decision  on reciprocity is more  --^tlian.-was   expected    here.   For   once  "   we have not. overestimated, but-underestimated Canadian loyalty, to the  Empire,    .which    has .turned its -back  - oil an alien commercial theory."  .   The Globe' "says: '.'In- thc'death -of  the reciprocity treaty the Canadians, j  have withstood nobly the temptation'  for closer trade relations with the!  thc United States and have resisted ;  the silver hair and the silver voice, j  They have kept one fact before them '  ���������������������������the idea of the Empire���������������������������and have'  placed it before party calls, which I  shows that they are-still imbued with:  the spirit of their ancestors."     ' j  i  Thc Westminster Gazette says: "All \  may join in salute to the fallen ,  leader. , His reputation is secure and  he needs no pity. The question upon i  which he went to the people was, an I  especially straight issue and hc lost." j  The comment of the American press j  is of a different , strain. They read  in the defeat of reciprocity the downfall of President Taft's masterpiece,  the Washington pact, and ultimately  the defeat of , Taft and the Republican party"in the . next general election. Naturally they are not so  pleased about it as the English press  and would lay it to Canadian "stupidity" and "prejudice." !  The New York World says: "Popular stupidity has rarely won a more  decisive victory than it gained in  Canada yesterday," when reciprocity  was defeated at the polls."  The New York Tribune says: "Canadian voters -have evidently been  governed more by prejudice than by  reason in ��������������������������� rejecting a friendly otrade  agreement by which both Canada  and the. United States would undoubtedly "have profited.'- Though  Canada has temporarily refused to  sanction ��������������������������� a compact intended to expand American-Canadian commerce,  the United Stotes will not alter its  attitude of friendliness or cease to  hope that another agreement aiming  at the same results as the Taft-  Laurier "compact will some day be  approved by both, nations."  '   The    Boston   Globe says: "The re'-'  ' -"_*  suit is -a step* backward for Canada  and a distinct disappointment,to. this  country." ���������������������������-_ ;       "- ' - '   ' - ~   -l~~'J  which I have carried for 15 years.  We believed that i'n making the reciprocity arrangement we bad done  something which would be greatly to  the benefit of the people of Canada.  The electors have declared otherwise,  and I bow to their decision. I regret that we have been unable to  carry reciprocity, which I still believe would have .promoted the material advancement of Canada and  would have promoted the growing  friendship between the United States  and Great Britain. However, the  country has spoken. We must bow  to the inevitable, and I cheerfully do  so/'  '.Sir Wilfrid has no intention' of  deserting his party. He states that  he will "stay with the boys," and  we .may expect to see'him leading  the Opposition when Parliament convenes under the , Premiership of Mr.  R. L. Borden.  President Taft said when he heard  of the result': , "I am greatly disappointed. I had , hoped that it  would be put through to prove the  correctness of my judgment that it  would ,be a good thing for both  countries. ��������������������������� It takes two. to make a  bargain and if Canada declines we  can still go on doing . business at the  old stand."  'Sir Wilfrid 'Laurier accepts his defeat as might be expected of a statesman of his type: Said he: "I gladly  lay down   the   premiership, a burden  Commenting on the great success of  his party, Mr. R. L. Borden, in his  first public address since thc election  said^at Truro', N. S., Sep. 23, that  we must not forget the great army of  Liberals who"had joined hands with  the Conservatives aiid -voted for Canada:' He. assured- the people that"  the Conservative party would resume  government in no spirit of exaltation  but with*.the feeling of responsibility  and an earnest endeavor to promote  the progress of ' this strong young  nation. * In 30 years '��������������������������� the - people  would look back on- the election of  1911. as a national epoch. The Conservatives would endeavor. to build  up Canada .as mistress of her own  destiny as _ an ^autonomous -nation  within..the: British'Empire.���������������������������_ _.':  ' Mr. "Borden, Premier-elect," isuthis  week in - Ottawa - with" his _ party'  leaders "selecting ' the men to constitute his cabinet. The new ministers,  when named,   will, of course',- have to  go back to their constituencies for  re-election, but as most of the  "probabilities" have been elected >.by  safe majorities it would not be surprising of many of them were returned by acclamation. ��������������������������� The necessary steps to bring about a change  in the administration will take some  weeks and it is likely to be some  time in November before the Borden  administration meets, for organization.  FOR SALE  2,000. perennial flowering plants.  Come and see tbem 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.     ��������������������������� ���������������������������       ��������������������������� *   ���������������������������  GRADE ."A" CERTIFICATE'-*   '������������������������������������������������������     i. ''  .This is   to   certify that'I'have in.  spected the premises and-herd of Alex  McQuarrie, the herd consisting of 30  head of cattle, ancl find the same to  be in a healthy condition.' , Each  animal in the herd-has been tested for  tuberculosis within six- months of this  date and declared free _ of that disease. The premises. are in -a sanitary condition within the meaning of  the Regulations of the Provincial  B.oard of Health governing the sale  of milk and the management of dairies, row sheds and milk shops. -,  A. KNIGHT, V.S., Inspector."  From Maker to Wearer  SHOES,   SHOES,   SHOES  A full line of first-class, latest, styles,'  newest lasts, solid leather throughout  ���������������������������most perfect fitting, MACKAYAND  GOOD YEARWELT, MEN'S, LADIES  and CHILDREN'S BOOTS & SHOES,'.  also" a full line of working and- high:  cut bootsiand 'shoe's.     ��������������������������� "���������������������������-,-.   ' _. ai -* -  At aSavlng of from 30g to 4flc_inJliG DoDar  '--All-' -goods/ shipped- -by> express or  maiUprepaid: -to", destination ;to_any  part of the Dominion". .; ;' \- * " r" ., 7  '��������������������������� Write" for free*.illustrated catalogue,  and'tic convinced. "- - - -;-.'-; r.*:  "-��������������������������� THE ANNE'. SHOE GO.'.' ' T^y  :-333-Portage Ave.,' Winnipeg, Man. .}���������������������������  Cooking Stoves  Coal and Wood  Heaters  Ranges, Etc.  Ihave added a standard line  of these goods and am prepared to quote you prices.  Wm, H. Hutchison  ENDERBY  Piper & Chadwick  PAINTERS,  PLUMBERS   ,  ���������������������������'���������������������������      DECORATORS     ,    -V  HOTIWATER   FITTERS, ~&c 7  SANITARY ENGINEERS'���������������������������������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������  Box 43, Cliff St!', next Postofflce-  Block, Enderby,. * -  We have  :-y%  - - -'��������������������������� ';'  ���������������������������yyJy  '--^Vi-'s:-'  \ >->"  on cut at all tiiries^  and pur aim is Uy  give good service/  G. R. Sharpe,  .. ��������������������������� Enderby, B.C.".  . .    THREE regular Pool Tables  ..<    ��������������������������� ���������������������������"_':..  -    .ONE i ull-size'd Biliiard Table L-;   fi"  ;Jalker, Press Office/-,./ bigham^p!  ".-rvT-Hi  ��������������������������� ���������������������������"'_>��������������������������� 'Ta'J��������������������������� -���������������������������*!?  ���������������������������;>.(': yjy������������������>.  ^iPt.\t--t?-jiD,'jyi$'������������������}M  '.* Kwbngu Bhbiig  .' ���������������������������_-'y -... -BNDBRBY/-B.'"c77y&y&7������������������^  Family-: -Washing;', collected ���������������������������'weekly:",;'.fyi*')  First-class-workmanship/ ���������������������������Satisfactibn777.'i.V'^i|  guaranteed;^" _*-:".._--"_, 7-    -y.-*.--. -^-���������������������������-.i  -,-,yj~y .ysyry~y..y;-zyy^yz>y^gz$s  '_- * .* <��������������������������� ('i .-'������������������������������������������������������-       '���������������������������     ��������������������������� ���������������������������- y  OVER ONE H  D OF THEM  WTT T   RE SET UP IN OUR SHOW   ROOMS  FOR YOU     TO  CHOOSE FROM IN A FEW DAYS.     YOU WILL  FIND   ?NYTmNG YOU WANT, FROM THE SMALL TIN CAMP STOVE TO THE  rn i������������������-f*^ ___ ^j������������������ _w_m______n_____fc>'_i"  EST STEEL R  The   Kootenay   Steel   Ranges *  ES MADE  IS MADE BY THE LARGEST MAKERS OF STOVES AND FURNACES  IN THE BRITISH EMPIRE.  The" Kootenav "is a^ange'to  1S  MADE TO LAST  A LIFE-TIME.    LOOK AT THE LARGE FIRE-BOX WHICH   CAN   BE CHANGED  1 he        FkOOtenay      IN  ONE MINUTE FROM COAL TO WOOD."       'THE OVEN IS MADE OF NECKLED     STEEL     AND  CANNOT  RUST,  AND IS PERFECTLY VENTILATED.  The K00tenay.   IS SOLD FOR LESS MONEY THAN IS  ASKED FOR CHEAPLY-MADE RANGES.  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION  ABOUT THE KOOTENAY ASK ONE OF THE HUNDREDS OF SATISFIED     *  USERS OF THEM IN THIS DISTRICT.  PATT   AT OUR STORE AND DECIDE WHAT    SIZE 'KOOTENAY   YOUWOULD LIKE   AND  WE WILL SET   IT UP IN YOUR HOME  UNDE^ AN"IbIoSjTB     GUARANTEE    THAT   IF NOT SATISFACTORY YOUR MONEY WILL BE REFUNDED.  Logging Tools, Blowers, Drills, Axes, Handles, Blocks and Cables.  Our Stock is complete.  55      S r LET   US   QUOTE   YOU    PRIES  OUR  HARNESS  DEPARTMENT Is going to he   in a week or so thc   most   complete   to   be found in the   District.  PLUMBING, HEATING and TINSMITHING-  Estimatds furnished for all classes   of work.  o*>+o+o-+<>+o^+o+<>*>+^ o+o>o^KH<>H>+<>K^ohHH<>K>  o-KHo+o^+o+o+o-fo+o+o+o ofo+o+o-fo-f <Ho+o+o-fo+o-K> +o-fo4*-<>+f>f-o-f<>  FULTON'S  ENDERBY, B. C.  LlMIUIMWIIMiW^"M���������������������������min"|,���������������������������MBM ENDER3Y  PRESS AND   WALKER'S   WEEKLY  Brockville Curt Reported  " l-contracted a .severe cold while t'ol-  'Iowing my occupation of furniture trav-  ,0  el ling,' a'iid oveiitually.it-' developed into  Catarrh. The'desultory -mode of iife .!  was' following -guv.- me very little  chance to attend to the Catarrh condition, and at****"-!:!.-*! I. became a victim to  . Chronic Catarrh. 1 bought a large package of (..'uiarrhozone. used: it .as per ilj-  rectinii.-s. and have never been -bothered  ���������������������������since. I will be only too glad to give  anv information I possess to any person  MinVring t'l'oni the disr.-i-o that was the  bam- of my life for two years. Yotus  ���������������������������>iii<-ei(-ly. A, II. Swanx. Hrookvillo.  ('atai/lio/oiie will cole :iliy r:bc ui"  Catarrh, Asthma, or 1'rnchith. lie  I'iim' :i -lib^titiite. Sold in**J"������������������e.. olio, and  i-\ (Hi -\/.r> bv  all  dealei-.  A   NEW  CURE  FOR INSOMNIA.  "! -deep I'airly well," said a man recently ������������������������������������������������������but seldom soundly, ami 1 1'rc-  il'.tenty wake in the morning with  aehes'in my limbs, joints and vertebrae.  I never feel .supple until I have had my  rold bath and a brisk rub with a rough  .  towel.''  Sleep should be invigorating, not unci vatiny. and the following theory was  advanced by a man who. in his earlier  days, had slept for many months under  the stars in void and jungle:  "It, is the mattress and pillow that  aie responsible for half the troubles of  the. insomniac. Thc ideal resting place  is the ground, with its natural covering of soft grass.. The next most comfortable bod is a wood lloor over-laid  with a soft carpet or rug. The yield-  iti_r mattresses do not re*t tbe. muscles  which remain all night in a condition  of alternating relaxation asd tension.  When., the sleeping-place is fixed and  ha ni ihey adapt themselves to it and  remain- quiescent.  " Furthermore, tin. ���������������������������-pine and nerve  cc.uiers of the bed sleeper are exposed  all night to the heat of the mattress,'  which is the cause of the sense of enervation so commonly felt when one  awakens.  '���������������������������The pill'ow is even moie. enervating  than the mattress. A well stuffed saddle, whose cleft centre permits tho circulation of air. soft, yet unyielding, is  th" .ideal head-rest. Next to it. _ per-  li:ips, should be placed the Japanese  neck-block.  ������������������������������������������������������'When the discomfort of the experiment has been overcome by a. few  nights of perseverance a wonderful im-  ���������������������������proToineut will be discerned  quaMty  of sleep."  in  the  DODD'S ro  ���������������������������& PILLS Js  Chilliwack,    British    Columbia  The (iiinlen of J'.C, in tin' ".-unmo; Fraser  .-���������������������������"nil,-}-. Finest fAriniiu; iind fruit html in the  "���������������������������oild liripitimi unknown. B.C. Klcctrio Hy.  tj-om Vum-oiiver; C.'.X.K. transcontinental and  Ol Northern htiililing, Chilliwack a modern  nity���������������������������waterworks, electro; liu'M. cu\ (jreen  jr.-i._ the ye.'iY run ml Tin' I'l'iiirie M.in'j  F'nntrii. i>���������������������������no   frost,   no   four   month's   snow.  Write 1!. T. Gnodkuwl. Secy. Iluai'd of  tihiif. Chilliwack. for nil infuriiiiilioii. hunk-  Mt,   maps,   etc.-���������������������������TlfKN   COMK  Al'SOIIHIMUl  *^' *'4������������������������������������������������������������������������f-������������������������������������I!  RHEUMATISM, NEURALGIA  nnd Miy painful i.flUcltan promjittj  ifllfTwl hy   /^BSOPBINEJR  h wife, plojuauit. KJiliwplIc llnlmenl  1'cnelralcfl U> hpa* of trouble, beak  liif? tml hOolliiriR. Alio removes boO  liunulioi mich mj gollrn, -wen*, cytta,  verplnc tilnew; Iimta cnto, torta.  woiindsi reduces V/ulcom Vein*  VnricooJe, Ilydrocelej cores rtrtlni  nml pprnlns. Taken oat aortnum aad  inllMiinnttlon���������������������������utops liuncnem.  Acui-tomer writes: "My ������������������lfe h������������������i  hwn tronblnt wltli a raptured llrofc  fur 12 or 13 yf������������������j���������������������������������������������no rc������������������t d������������������iy or  nltflit. W������������������ tried moiA orery kno������������������������������������  iciiiedy for Ibn trouble���������������������������noUiln������������������  p\rn voire temporary rellf_,one-h������������������il  botll" nf AH.SOKIU.NK, .IR,  Iiilk been lined by rubblni. on ������������������lib th*  liAintK only, the . nj.dicrc Is no mor������������������  pain nnd Im* not enflired from paia  tincn Uiflnccoml or third nppllcalloa.  Tim ������������������elfin wer������������������ luye Mid prom-  (cent���������������������������(it thlx Urn* Almost In-riidbb  ������������������10i rery HUle nwi'lllni;. T)ib I* nlmout *. inlnuile, but U li  ui nnar tho truth a.i I can er.'re.i������������������ It. W������������������ Kliully rt-cca*  ornd It to unr on* who may hi (Tor in like nijuincr."  fi&r* mid plrAujuil to ui<o���������������������������quickly absorbed Into alrta,  Iwirlnir It dry nnd clo&n. Hoxultn like th������������������ nbovo m������������������k������������������  futh unnnoe.-s.ir)', Ante your neighbors tboat It. Trie*  tl.W-1 oz., JS.C0.13 oil tx.it(In at dnitnrUt* or delivered.  liootc 1 f frou. MMinf&ctiircd only by  f. F. TOUHG. P. D. F��������������������������� 210 Temple St., Spdngfleld, Man.  #      LTB1SS. I.M., BotrrAl, C>ni<U._ iftruti. (,  AU. f.r.hhw) ky tittTIS  IIOI.K * \TiliXT. IU, Mlml^,  mr. hjtiokii. nitin tt ciiKiiiriL co., (���������������������������i^ip.. * c*v  tvri urf 1U������������������DKUS05 UnO'j. CO., Ui. Y_.co_.ir.  MMMMMMAMMIII  Make the Liver  Do its Duty  Nine tiroes in ten when the liver i* right lire  ttomnch and bowels arc right.  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  gcnlly but firmly com  pel a lazy liver to  do its duty.  Cures Con  otipation,  Indiges  tion,  Sick  Headache, and Distress after Eating.  Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price  Genuine must beat Signature  LAINTIFF (in law  tliinK* 1 will (jot  von? "'  suit)���������������������������" So  the money.  vou  "do  ��������������������������� "What .'ire liei' days at home?''-  "Oh. a society.���������������������������leader litis no days at  home any more.    Nowadays she has her  telephone hours.' '���������������������������Smart Set.  " When they take  the   co edtteational  speaker  will  lience.  women away  from  ollego,"   said   tho  what  will   follow?1'  1' cried :i voice from the an-  ���������������������������Have  hnii"iv  I niy  and  poor, lame man who  on a  cold,  " Stranger, think yourself lucky.  Von "re only cold in one leg: 1 'm cold in  both.  '' IM.  '' Er-  ���������������������������' We  liloud-ve  "It's  bed."  in a vessel a boat ?''  -ves���������������������������you may call it'tliat.'"  i"  what   kind'   of  a   boat   is  sel'?':  :i  lit'o-lioat.    Now run away  DO NOT USE THE KNIFE  That is.a barbarous-way-of-treating  corns���������������������������dangerous, too. Any com, bunion or callous can. be removed quickly  and painlessly by Putnam's Corn Ex-  ���������������������������tractor, mark the name. Safe, prompt,  painless.   Sold by druggists.    Price 2;"ic.  e.ned, but recovered his composure and  bawled in his 'masterful donkey voice,  "Monkey, you used to bring ine two  tigers.    Why only one today?"  The tiger did a record hustle back  to the jungle, (,'hiiia. says Professor  Hannah, has shown much of that donkey's  resourcefulness   in   her history.  "Didn't I give you a piece of pie  last week'?" demanded fhe (.ooking-  school graduate. "I didn't expect to  see you again so soon.'"  "I foiled you, ma'am," replied tlie  tramp.    "I   didn't  eat   it."  in  to  The Author:���������������������������"Would yon a<i\i>o mc  to get out a small edition?''  The Publisher:���������������������������"Yes;    the    smaller  the better. The more scarce the book is  at the end of four or five_ centuries the  more money yon can realize on if."  -  *    ---    *  The Rev. Charles II. Spurgeon's keen  wii was always based on sterling common sense. One day lie remarked to  one of his sons:  "Can you tell me the reason why thc  lions  did' not eat  Daniel?*' j  "No. sir.    Why was if?"  "Because the most of liim was backbone and the rest of him was grit."  The visitor to the Sunday school bad.  been asked to talk to the scholars. His  theme was the possibility of youth.  lie dwelt at some length upon the  attainments of men of obscure childhood, and to point his remark turned  fo a little child near at hand, and said:  "Tell us your name, little man."  In a voice'heard throughout, the room,  the little man piped tip:  "Sarah   Watkins.  sir."  Juirioi. Wilson, ihe Secretary of Agriculture, ended a recent address in Washington on the autumn crops with a crop  story.  "A commission agent." iio said,  ������������������������������������������������������looked carefully at. a handful of  wheat that had been brought liim by  a farmer's-boy, and then enquired:  How much more has your master got.  of  litis, my boy?'  " 'Ue a'in'tgot no more of it.' said  theJioy. _7.lt. took-liim all the morning  to pick tlmt out  j j  The frocklc-faced boy who was about  to be emancipated from high-school  thraldom was writing his graduating  essay.  "1 suppose L ought to wind it up."  he relleclcd. " with" something touching  and sentimental about the leather-headed, snub-nosed, squeaky-voiced, conceited old snoozor (hat runs the shebang."  Thereupon he wrote: "And now, our  dear and honoied  principle, we turn to  you.'' etc.  .-     -.     *  There is a monument in Hempstead.  I.ong Island, erected to the members  of a shipwrecked crew, who were drowned off Par Koekaway one stormy night.  On three sides of the monument nre  ordinary .. inscriptions. On the fourth  appears the best bit of humor over  found on a gravestone. It reads as  follows:  ���������������������������'This monument wa.- erected by the  humane people of Queens County to  the members of the shipwrecked crew  ���������������������������out. of the money found on the bodies  ��������������������������� now  lit?"  "Great.    When I  they  yelled,   'Fine,'  flic next thev veiled  lid    vour   act    take   amateur  sang the first verse  and when l sang  ���������������������������' Imprisonment!' "  A reviewer in the New York National  illustrates his own comments on a certain new volume of essays by a story  lhat i.s worth putting into circulation.  Three hearers, he says, of the admired  \~)r. N.. were talking in the vestibule  after the sermon. "We must admit,"  remarked the .first, "'that the doctor  dives deeper into his subject than any  other preacher.1' "'Yes," said the second, "and stays under longer." "And  comes  up  drier,"   remarked   the   third.  , A negro having won a dollar at a  crap game, decided to spend it on having his fortune told.  The fortune teller led him- into a  gloomy rooin with dirty hangings and  misty red lights. She took his palm,  traced if with a dollar, spread out her  cards, and then said:  "Won  arc  like chicken  very  you  fond  of  music;   you  have-won  money at  ol   the   deco;  ised.  i  man   ot  bv    his  convivial   habits,  Christian    name,  night  lying  an  at   tin:  He was a  well known  Jamie.  Une dark  found J run io  nut side stair.  j     "h  that you, Jamie?" he asked  in  ;a  voice of the greatest asloiiisliinent.  j     "Aye,  it's me."  replied Jamie, in a  ! ji'tigni'd tone.  -" Have-you ta 'en 'loon thoMair? '--'-���������������������������  "Aye!" mi id  Jamie.    "I   fell  doou;  but    I    was   comin'   duoii,   whether   or  I nun  "  acquaintance  foot  of  an  Whil  go   a  lit n    u  lint:.  ���������������������������   in   Chattanooga   a  visitor   noticed   an  ho   ciiried   his   light  lew   weeKh  old   colored  trui   in   a  uncii  i ���������������������������  io  " What   is   tin'    matter.  a-Kcd.    ''Is yonr arm  broken  "No sah." grinned tlie old man,  *' it 's jest  gun  sore.  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� Mocn  hunting.'''  "No. sah.    Ah been shoot in' lreo>."'  "Oh,  I  see. target   practice."  ���������������������������' N'o, sah. "  "Then  vou  will   have  to  elucidate."'  "Well, 'sah, it 's like dis." tbo old  man explained. "We goes out into do  woods an shoots bullets into de trees.  After a while de trees grows around  de bullets a little bil. then we cuts  dem down to sell to people fuin de  N'orf as relic- ob de battle ob Lookout  .Mountain.  The Chinese empire is the greatest  bind' in the world, to the minds of many  experts on the  East.  Tt is like the donkey in a humorous,  very ancient Chinese fable, suggests  Ian C ���������������������������Hannah, in his new "Eastern  Asia.    A History."  A monkey was captured by a tiger.  He whined that lie was thin, and his  flesh of a poor tasle; but he knew of  a  fine  fat donkey for the tiger.  The tiger consented lo be led to  where the. donkey was tied. When the  donkev saw them coining he was fright-  money  craps; and you have been in jail."  The negro looked at her with bulging  eyes and finally ejaculated: "Mali  goodness, lady: why you just read mah  inmost I noughts! ''  W. S. Gilbert and P. C. Bnrnand. the  editor of Punch, were once guests af  (he same dinner table, where a wise  host, placed the rival humorists tit opposite ends of fhe room in the hope  of distributing equally the witty table  talk.  Continued shouts of laughter rose  from Gilbert's corner, "until Buraand.  a.ftcr "ineffectual attempts to rouse a  similar jocularity in his immediate  circle anil unable to conceal his chargin.  leaned forward and said in bis most  sarcastic-inanner:  "' [ suppose Mr. Gilbert is telling some  of .those funny stories .which,lie. oc-_  casionally sends fo Puiicli. but, wliich  don 't appear." ~  .To which . Crilborf drily replied: "I  don't know who sends the fumiystories  to Punch, but if's very true they don't  appear."  -���������������������������*-'*  ,\ *i  A "regular" from a Western army  post came home the other day on an  extended furlough.  . Of course, hewas the lion of the lioitr  to his former fiast Side companions. _  "Yes," he remarked, cocking his  foot comfortably on the rail in front  of a Second Avenue bar, "the way  them Indians love whisky beats any-  thin', you ever saw. I once mel a  Cheyenne on  his pony.  "Give me a drink of whisky: I'll  give vou  inv bridle  for it7 says  he.  " 'No.' says J.  " 'I'll give you my pony,-* says lie.  ' ���������������������������' '"No. says I.  " Pinally, if you believe it, he offered  hi������������������ bridle' and saddle and pony all in  a bunch  for a drink! "  "Well, and wouldn't you give it to  him   for  all   thai?"  asked   one  of  the  crowd.  "Not  much.  onlv   had   one   drink  1,-ilV,  TktHtrienu  Tin? latest government statistics on  the animal industry of thc United  States proves considerable of a surprise  iothoso A\'lio"hnv<rboon imbued witlrthe  mistaken idea that, the automobile was  fast superseding the horse in use and  popularity a.- well as in the amount of  money invested. These statistics show  that the value of the horses in the  United State-, of all classes at the time  the report was compiled last year, was  three billion, live hundred million dollars; the value of all fhe cattle, sheep  and hogs, two billion, five hundred million dollars: of all grain crops 1910,  three billion dollars; lhe cotton crop,  one billion dollars, while the value of  al the automobiles in the country was  but six hundred million dollars, showing  that the value of the horses in fhe  United Stales was almost throe billion  dollars greater than all the automobiles.  Tlie government report also states that  while the amount of increase in fhe  automobile industry annually is oue  hundred million dollars, that of .the  horse is five hundred million. This official report does not indicate that, the  horse is being crowded off the. United  States:   not   verv   fast at   anv  rate.  Now is. the time that secretaries of  trotting meetings should remember that  slouehify-dressed grooms and care-takers crowding on to the tracks in the  near vicinity of the judges' stand, does  a, mighty lot to offend the eyes of the  spectators and detract from the pic-  turesqueness of the scene. It is a fact  that at those meetings where secretaries  a.ttend to such details, the gate receipts are always larger and the patrons are much better pleased with the  .entertainment. At most of the meetings nowa-days, the drivers are proper-  attired in caps find jackets, although  it required some years before that detail was so generally adopted'; but it  has become such a well-established custom lhat a driver without, his colois  looks very much out of place. Jf is  just as essential to the attractiveness of  the scene for the grooms who appear on  the track to be neat and pleasingly  uniformed. It seems like, a small detail, but it tends to make a good impression on the spectators. That was  one of fhe secrets, of fhe success of ihe  running meetings���������������������������the bright colors  and neatly uniformed attendants tilled  an important part in the attractiveness  of the scene and did a large share in  popularizing the sport.  A, vigorous old time campaigner  started on his seventh season at Friend,  Ne)i., the other day, in the double-  gaited bav horse, Homer P. with a record of 2:1.-1'/i at both gaits, by winning  the -:1.-) pace, in straight heals, equaling his record in thc first heat. The  horse is now eleven years old and looks  able to win some more-purses before the  season ends. He is owned and campaigned by Mr. A. JO. Noe of Concordia.  Kan.  That light; harness hore training methods have changed wonderfully since  the days of the'old time "kingmakers," is evidenced by the fact that the  skilful trainer of today docs not run  after early speed marvels, but leans  more to the idea of training for lung  and muscular power, knowing thai  speed will conic with such development  if the breeding is right. I'n the old  days from .Dexter down to JjOu Dillon,  almost every setter of a new record  was looked upon as something of a  freak; but they were showing the tendency of ���������������������������speed incident to advancing  methods of breeding. Purely speed makers are not now so much in demand ns  those trainers who are able to develop  those qualities of strength and en durance to carry (he safural and extreme  speed of the American bred trotter and  to-'properly   manner   the  young   " phc-  llOlllS-'  class.  so as to avoid  the speed crazy  As an illustration of this fact. Iron  Mountain Farm, i\fo.. will this season  campaign a young mare, whoso education,.from the. first timo she was liar-'  nessed.Jias -been with a view of leaching her to go_.slow. No .one. knows how  fast shecanfrot but a minute clip was  easy, and natural .the first .time .she  was allowed fo extend herself on-a race  track. .Of all the Missouri bred '-(-year-  olds wliich took standard marks in  IflJO, forty per cent., or nearly one-half  were bv this farm's premier stallion.  Echo-Bell 2:21%. bv Allerton -2:00 ���������������������������/, .'  dam Palo Alto ,Bell' 2:21 %. Students  of blood lines will find plenty of material in the pedigrees of the stock above  mentioned, to prove today's freaks in  the speed line are naturally fast ha.rnoss  horses, wanting only the opportunity  with proper ediicatipn and conditions  to make good.  A,TWO-TUSKED NARWHAL SKULL  A rare double-tusked narwhal skull  has just been added to the collection,of  heads and horns at the New York Zoological Park. This is a gift from Mr.  H. Casimer de Khan, of New York, and  was purchased in Scotland for four hundred and fifty dollars. Its former owner was captured by a whaler in arctic  seas and was probably about twenty-  five feet in length, since the magnificent  spiral, ivory tusks are nearly eight feet  long.   This-M)Gcinicii_is-pl'-unu,s_unLJntorost.  lo zoologists, for the narwhal ordinarily  possesses hut one tusk, and iu the few  examples hitherto known with two the  additional appendage has always been  dwarfed in size anl about half as long  a.s the other, from which circumstance  the narwhal has been called the "sea-  unicorn." This formidable shaft is  used principally for breaking through  the ice.  The narwhal is one of the favorite  food -uniiuaJs of the- K;lvimo.-.~aii(|- -is  more actively pursued than any oilier  M'ii creature. A big carcass i.s considered a rich prize by the native hunter.  The whole body is covered to the depth  of   three   or   four   inches   with   blubber  The  most obstinate corns and  warts  fail    to   resist    llolloway's   Corn   ''nre.  ry it.  A Traveler's Experience  "My one'wish will be;'''writes Harry  P; Pollard, a well known boot and shoe  traveller of Hartford,, ''that everyone  with a bad stomach may learn as 1  did before it's too late, that "Norviline  is the one. remedy to cure. -Why, J'  was in mighty bad shape, my. digestion  was all wrong, and every night J. would  waken up with a start and find my heart  jumping like a threshing machine. This  was caused by gas in niy stomach pressing aga.inst.jny heart. When I started  to use Nerviline I' got better mighty  fast. It is certainly a grand remedy  for the travelling man, keeps your  stomach in order, cures cramps, pie-  vents lumbago or rheumatism, breaks  up chest colds and sore throat���������������������������in fact  there hasn't, been an ache or pain inside or outside for the past two year  that I haven't cured with Norviline.  Do vou wonder that I  recommend iti"  which yields a large amount of the best  grade of oil. In flic winter and spring  these animals are harpooned by the natives t'hrough their breathing-holes in  the ice.  Iu thc castle af Kosenberg the Danish kings have long preserved a magnificent throne of narwhal ivorv.  BACTERIA AS INDICATORS OF  SOIL  ACIDITY  The longer a soil is used for producing crops, the more acid it accumulates. As most cultivated plants cannot thrive in an acid soil, it becomes  necessary t.o employ larger and larger  quantities of lime for neutralizing the  increasing soil acidity. Tt thus becomes desirable to have a convenient  method for determining the acidity of  agricultural soils. Thc chemical methods heretofore used are cumbersome  and unsatisfactory.  Prof. J. G. .Lipman of Rutgers college has been conducting experiments  with a view to finding" a mote expeditious and more reliable method for determining soil acidiity and has obtained some interesting- lcsults by employing bacteria. His method resr.s upon  the well-known fact that, bacteria will  not multiply in a medium containing  more than a certain percentage of acid.  By comparing the growth of bacteria  in a number of. bullion nronarations  to which varying quantities of sterilized soil have been added, it may be  readily seen af what point fho growth  of the bacteria i.s stopped, and accordingly the amount of acid in tbo-soil  may be calculated. In one set of- experiments .imonia-prodncing .bacteria  were used, A known quantity of soil  is added to (he bullion, and after fhe.  action, of the bacteria has proceeded a  certain length of-time,, the amonia is  distilled into standard acid and .the  amount- determined. The" amount of-  ainonia produced would vary inversely,  with" fhe-acidify of fhe soil, since the  more acid thercis in the soil .the more  would" the activity "of- the} bacteria -be";  rest rained. Other experiments , wer.  made with nitrifying bacteria, in"\iii-.  trogen-frce media, -the amount of nitrogen producing used as",an indication of ihe absence of.acids. -'  THE CARRIER BEE  The bee. has been suggested, as a iniJi-.  f ary-despatch carrier because if returns  infallibly to its hive, however far away.  The sense of orientation is keener in  the-bee than in fhe pigeon and usli  messenger he presents air easy means  nf sending messages 'through -the enemy !s lines. ��������������������������� -.  Hitherto, the only difficulty has .been  to find a form of despatch light enough  to be carried by a bee. This difliculiy  has been overcome by photography.  Wh'on enlarged by fhe ordinary photographic methods the most minute characters nre legible, nnd experiments  made have shown that, a photographic  film as large as the head of a pin can  be glued tci the. back or belly of a bee.  Bees will be able to defy the bullets  of the enemy as well as the falcons  trained lo intercept carrier pigeons. It  is true that many birds cat bees, but  the cost of rearing a bee is so small  tlfat==iimuiHT,r:iblo=={"-r]'nie'5=:-of���������������������������relays^'* r-=  substitutes can be kept i'or military  service, while a number of copies of the  same telegram can be sent out nl Ihe  same time.   ���������������������������  The Duchess of Albany .is said to bo  the best whist player amongst tbe members of the Koya"! Family." So far as  cards are ���������������������������concerned,  whist is  tho  fav-  - Many- inherit--weak-- lungs; -and -as-  disease usually assails the weakest  point, these persons arc continually exposed lo attacks of cold and pulmonary  disturbances. The speedy use of  Pickle's Anti Consumptive Syrup will  be found u preventive and a protection,  strengthening Ihe organs so that they  are not so liable to dorangement from  exposure or abrupt atmospheric changes.  Pickle's Syrup is cheap and good.  real Liver Pill.-���������������������������A   torpid  live  a disordered system, mental dc-  The  means  pression. lassitude and in tho end, ii  care be not taken. A chronic state oi  debility. The very best medicine t(  arouse tho liver to healthy action n-  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills." They arc  compounded of purely vegetable substances of careful selection and no othoi  pills have their fine qualities. They di  not gripe or pain, and thoy are agree  able to tho most sensitive st������������������macn.  HEAD  ~sy.  ACHE  Stop it in 30 minutes, without any harm to any part of your system, by taking-  "NA-DRU-CO" Headache Wafers 25^fe!���������������������������"  National"drug and Chemical co. of Canada Limited.      Montreal. ?.7  FOR THAT NEW HOUSE  Sackett Plaster Board  The Empire Brands of Walt Plaster  Manufactured only hy  The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Ltd.  Winnipeg, Man.  I  'I  n  ll  99 ENDJBItBY  PRESS AND  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  /ti  How Much is a Child Worth  (111 Isabel C. Armstrong)  From some place, not far away, came  the feeble wail of a littlo child, Tor a  moment the chatter of voices ia the  reception hall was liushed. Half a dozen   women   moved   simultaneously   to  wards   the   doorwaj  dinin  corner,  Sheltei  that   led   to   the  g-room,  where,  iu  a  eradio  in  lay a tiny blue-eyed girl, the  's baby. Solemnly the wee tot  gazed up at the loving mother faces  that bent over her. A tiny hand closed  confidingly over a linger that touched  il tenderly. The babe was no longer  .lonesome and afraid. She was eared  for and loved and her cries were  soothed.  ft was a warm,"sunshiny afternoon  towards the close of April, and the  ��������������������������� opening day of a splendidly equipped  Children 'a Shelter in the capital city  of Saskatchewan. From till parts of:  the city, interested men and women  bad come to witness flic ceremonies and  inspect for themselves thc Shelter in  which, as citizens of Uegiua, they felt  fhey had a share. Not only had the  Government, organizations and indi-  viluals assisted in the, furnishing, but  it was owing to the generosity of the  ��������������������������� citizens of Uoginu'in passing a by-law  to grant ten .thousand dollars for thc  erection of a children's Aid Society to  occupy a building, especially erected  for thc purpose, from plans embodying  all-the features accessary for a home  and which, in point of completeness, is  second to none in Canada.  Without,' from the street, the Shelter  of red brick', with broad verandahs  and  balconies  painted   white, 'presents  - an imposing yet hospitable appearance.  Within, it is in reality a "home," bearing none of, the disheartening marks  of thc institution. Each room is bright/  cheery, tastefully furnished, spotless  and. cosy. Here are no "wards of  white-washed walls.," Above the  weathered oak wainscoting, dark green  burlap   refuses   to   betray"  the   linger  _ marks   of   little   inmates.     Above,   thc  "burlap, the walls are tinted in pleasing  tones.     Rubber "matting  on   the  stairway and halls deadens the footfalls on  the  polished  floors.  Thc carpets for the rugs, before bo-  j   ing put to their present use, saw long  service   in   thc   old   legislature.    Such  was the excellence of workmanship "iu  the" older   days   of' ;Arf"���������������������������say   thirty  -." years ago���������������������������they have lost none of thoir  beauty of coloring-or  freshness,  On the''ground lloor are found rooms  - ' for the matron  with a bath-room, largo  dining-room,   a   board-room,   a    model  sanitary  kitchen  and  pantries;  on" the  ��������������������������� " bccoih! "door, two jarge dormitories, two  -" - smaller- bed-rooms!, and" two bath-rooms.  7 "On  the third floor, there, arc complete  " ".arrangements _$'or_ an"' isolation ' hospital  in'case; of  tho  milder* contagious  dis-  .ease's.^- On tho south side of fho building is a large' glass sun-room, so that,  ~.at-all  times of the year,  thc.younger  children   will   have- full   advantage   of  , -the sunshine.    In the basement are a receiving-room,    with    shower    bath,    to  ..which" children, are.taken- immediately  on- their  arrival,   tanks,  furnaces,  etc.  Withal,  the  happiness   of  the  inmates  -has not boen  forgotten.'-Provision' has  been ma'de for a'winter play-room, to be  -- equipped with sand piles and other devices. for -their amusement. - The immense ' verandahs . also afford ample  space for merry romps.  -And all that is due to the fact .that a  few years ago,  half a  dozen  or  moro  " -kiud.heartcd  men and  women-gave at-  - tcntioif to the  needs of neglected-children    _ -  iTis Honour, Lieutenant-Governor  Brown, opened tho Shelter. .Mayor .Mo-  Ara spoke a few words of greeting, and  Afr. 1-5. 13. Carter, who, in the absence  of. the   President  of   the  society,  .Mr-.'  - Joseph  Campbell,   was  Muster of core;  monies, briefly outlined  the history of  =4-ho=oi-gan i station.  In the distinguished gathering were  thc Lieutenant-Governor and Mrs.  Brown, Inspector llnflVrnan, A.D.C.,  Mrs. Walter Scott, wife of the rrcmier,  Commissioner of the R.N.W.AI.P., and  his daughter, Mayor AlcAra and Mrs.  AU Ara. Airs. IX I*. .MoColl, wife of the  Deputy minister of .-.duration, nnd Mr.  S, Spencer Pago, Provincial Superintendent of iVcglecfed and Dependent  Children,   .   Only-wilh- iho -past-half-dozen years  has tiie necessity I'or some such work  arisen within lhe province, of Saskatchewan. The "old Minors" wore a  fino class of .self-respeofnig people, with  regard for their responsibilities as parents. Following the influx of immigrants of a lower class some five or  six years ago, cases were discovered  of children ill-Iron led find neglected,  and of parents utterly unlit, to bo guardians. "Rev. 10. A. Henry, then minister  of Knox Presbyterian Church, took a  deep interest, and it was largely  through his efforts that a society was  formed. Thc matter was brought to the  attention of the Provincial Government  and at the request of the Government,  Mr. J. .1. Kelso,, to whom we nre indebted for the Children's trip through  the Province in the winter of J908-00.  The Pegina Society was organized in  July, 1000, and Mr. S. Spencer Page,  Clerk of the Legislative, Assembly, appointed Superintendant. of .Neglected  and Dependent Children for the Province. At that time, a small house, was  obtained, but some months , later^ a  larger residence -was rented, wliich  building was occupied until the present  quarters  were   completed.  En August, 1009, Mr. Page organized  a society in Prince Albert, of wliich  Mr. Pradshaw, M.L.A., is' President.  Much interest was taken in Saskatoon  in the organization of a Society. One  thousand dollars was collected as a nucleus with -whieh to commence work  and to establish a shelter. The city  Council was approached and made a  most generous response, setting aside  the   old   Saskatoon   Cottage   Hospital  and providing the salary of the matron,  free water, heat aud light. To the  Society was left' the providing  of the upkeep. Considerable work  has been done among the city  people and charge has been kindly  taken of two or three cases for the  Provincial Government paying for the  board  of outside  childron.  To the Regina Society, the Government gives a grant of five hundred  dolars a year, against which a charge  of two dollars and a half a week is  made I'or all children from outside  points. Ninety-five dollars, over and  above, was last year paid for actual  service   rendered.  During his tenure of office ot twenty  months, one hundred and twenty-one  children have come under the colitrol of  Superintendent Pago. Prom all parts  of the Province come letters from the  happy homes the children have found.  Of, seventy inspections made in the  summer of 1910, in not a single case  was it found advisable to remove a  child. All were treated kindly and  many of the little.ones had been adopted. The older children come under the  agreement  act,  as   in  Ontario.  Afr. Page is the inventor of a "splendid method of keeping tab on the wards  of the Society. In his oflices'in the  new Parliament JJuildings is a large  map .of the Province, marked off in  sections. The eye of a visitor is immediately attracted by perky' little tags  fastened here and there on the map.  These are strips of white paper tipped  with red to make them conspicuous, on  one side of which is written the name  of the child and address, and on the  other the names of tho guardians. This  is fastened on the map on the exact  spot, to the very section, where the  foster homo i.s located. -  While the underlying principle of  Children's Aid work is I/hat'" "Pre-  vonfion is better than cure,''' especially does this apply in Saskatchewan  and Alberta, where fho^work has been  undertaken before it has become absolutely imperative, and preparation  has ' been, made for emergensies for  years to come. As yet, there are no  large cities, no slum districts, in which  individuality is lost in thc crowd. Thc  genuine bad"boy type, the street Arab,  lias not. developed. .Troublesome boys  tire known by name and by sight to the  authorities who experience 'no didfli-  culty" in keeping,an eye on them.  -The children of the West have the  spirit-of the,West. ���������������������������-. With few exceptions, they are bright, resourceful,-interested-in everything around thoin ancl  self-respecting.. They need .employment,  to have their energies directed.*'-An jn-*  corrigible .is  an- unknown  quantity. , -  Tho .Juvenile Court is .unknown, but  an excellent way-has been found. -Under the prosent method of sending boys  to. the industrial school under order of  the Attorney-General, no stigma, is at-  t.ichcd. There is immediate hope of-re-,  lease as soon as it is earned by good  conduct. .-"_:-     .       -..-."  Thus the question, "How much is a  child .worth?" is being answered in  Saskatchewan in protection for the neglected and dependent; " in humane  treatment, that will arouse self "respect,  for thc delinquent, and in every effort  to give tho children within its bounds  an opportunity to live, to grow, to become clean,- healthy, happy, useful men  and women and a credit, instead of a  menace,  to  society.  SHE     GIGGLED.     ,  I   went  out  to.walk  with   Miss  ?\'ellie  one day,  And as we two  strolled  through  the  park  I   noticed  she seemed  quite con-  f   tent and  gay,  _-_Moro_hap py_by_ fa r���������������������������tha n_ a_l ark;  And. whenever  I   made a  remark, even  plain  She  would  always a giggle outpour;  And  then  when   I  asked  her to kindly  explain,  She giggled���������������������������then giggled some more.  Then   iu   the   evening   we  went   to  thc  I'J'O'i  And although .'twas a  tragedy, deep,  She-did-iiol-t lnj- hlighfost-oiuolion-din'  p'-'iy.  Hut giggled while others would weep,  Sho giggled  n   bit   when   the  lioro  was  killed,  And as tho bride caine throughl the  door  To iiuiity the villian whose conduct had  thrilled  She giggled���������������������������then giggled-somo more.  So   I   asked  fhe young lady  lo  tell  me  just   why"    '  \ler system contained so much mirth,  And  how she could giggle when others  would cry,  And   when    happiness   seemed   af   a  dirth.  So she said hor new hat had the latest  shaped   frame,  The only one like it in store,  And  that no other lady could  got the  -        same. _������������������*���������������������������'���������������������������"  Then  she giggled���������������������������and  giggled  some  more.  TWISTED  I know the ills of a smoker's heart and  oft, have I sensed its pain,  "J 'vo turned my hand to a lobster, canned, and courted the dread ptomaine���������������������������  -'Neath ladders I've walked, and I've  scorned the folks'who promised ill  luck  to  ine���������������������������  J hate self-praise, but in all my days  I'm brave as a man can be;  There's one thing only, in all the world,  invariably scorns to "seize  My courage horo with .a.droadsomo fear,  anil weakens my snaking knees;  I count it worst of thc terrors found in  aH of this world of His���������������������������  It's a padn southwest of my ample vest,  whore my appendix is.  TOMATO SEED OIL  Tomato seeds, once a waste product  of the canneries. of Italy, are now  ma-de to produce an oil, tho rapid-drying quality of which is' said to oe excellent. The oil' is used in the making of varnishes. Italy has many large  tomato canneries, and in that country  it is customary to carefully remove the  seeds before canning the fruit. The  canneries in the Province of Joanna  alone can 54,000 tons of tomatoes annually, and now have an output of 000  tons of the seed oil.  THE  BEST TEMPERATURE  "������������������>ir lioujamin Ward Richardson  found, after long experiments and  practice," says The Medical Times,  "that 64 degrees J'Vihr. is tho. best  temperature in which to conduct "mental labor. Cn the temperature falls  Ixdpw this the mind becomes drowsy  and inactive, and if it, rises much  above there is a. relaxed state of the  body nnd , mi nd which soon leads to  fatigue and exhaustion. It i.s important''that the temperature be the same  in all parts of the room and lhat it  be  steadily maintained.''  The Point of View  (By IJ. A. Pos-tletwaitc)  BATHING   AND   HEALTH.  Tn a article "reviewed a few weeks  ago the writer quoted opinions expressed by Sir Almroth Wright/a British  authority on hygiene, in which 'he  placed himself on record as no believer  in the virtues of, washing,, fresh air,  nnd -physical exercise. A great deal of  washing. According to Sir Almroth, increases the microbes of the skin, aud he  docs "not think cleanliness is to be  recommended as a hygienic method."  Commenting on this- somewhat" startling conclusion, Thc -Medical Record  says  editorially:  '"Washing, of course, is by no means  a sine qua non in thc preservation of  health. There are very many extremely healthy persons in this country and  dn aM countries who wash but seldom  and live to an old age. The agricultural-laborer of England seldom or never  washes his whole, body, and his ablutions generally ^may- be described as  perfunctory, yet0 he is physically -a  splendidly healthy animal. Bathing is  a deeent, plasant, and esthetic custom,  but not absolutely necessary to the  preservation o'f good health. "With the  other assertions of Wright I'mt fresh  air and physical exercise arj-nol essential fo health, issue/may be taken. Perhaps he meant to depreciate r,he intense enthusiasm of the middle-class  "Britisher for fresh air, and exorcise" in  thc same .spirit as" Rudyju'd JCipling  severely criticized thc love of sport and  games carried to ai.- absurd extent "by  the modern well-to-doinhabitant of the  British-.Isles.- " . ". - 7 ��������������������������� "  - .-"It must also -be.borne 'i-)_inind._tha't  "Wright, like"' Bernard ' Shaw, is' aii  Irishman, - and'-may have said- such  things, as .Shaw" often' makes remarks,  with-his'tongue iu his" cheek, in-order  to take a rise out of the dense .Saxon.-"  Also ordinary -statements do ' not attract tho attention of or'arouse the  Briton, so that extravagant- assertions  must be made to take him "out of his  somewhat apathetic-attitude. lt-is;,to  bo hoped that owing to-Wright's A'icws  on bathing the Englishman "will not  lapse so' far. "as .washing is concerned;  for, after haying established a world-  vwide reputation as the persistent wooer of the matutinal cold- tub, it would  be. almost a national disaster if hc  were to be dissuaded from the time-hon-  orod ordeal by thc ill-considered words  of ii possibly irresponsible although  deeply*.scientific Celt."-   -      - -"  INDIA'S COTTON GOODS  In tho city of: Calicut, on thcAIalaba'r  coast, which, with Sural, was an anccint  cotton mart, gave" its name, to-the  variety of fabric known as "calico."  Some qualities of this were so fine, it is  said, that one could hardly feel them  in the band, and the thread, when spun,  ______ ���������������������������.^scarcely��������������������������� disfoi'imble Dacca,-once  a most important city lying northeast  of Calcutta, sent out from its looms in  the early centuries thoso wonderful tissues of fine muslins made from a staple  too short lo be woven by any machinery.  Even after tho advent of tho British  in rtulUi there i.s recorded un instance  of a piece of muslin twunty-yards long  and one and one-quarter yards wide  weighing only fourteen ounces, AVith  the rudest implements the Hindu women  spun -those-a I most-impalpable -threiids,-  and wove fabrics that for fineness of  quality have never boon successfully  imitated elsewhere. With tho decay of  fho native Hindu courts, the chief customers, the demand ceased and thc  manufacture for tho most part stopped.  Dacca today is little more than a ruin.  But the art survives to a certain extent.  Weaving in India divides itself in,to  two branches���������������������������hand loom and power  loom wonving. The proportion of hand-  loom-made cloth to powor-looin-mado  doth is fully two to ono.  Thc native hand loom is the most  primitive affair,' ft is now thc same as it  was thirty centuries ago. Tho old fly  shuttle looms of a century ago are agos  in advance of the fndian hand loom  used by thc native weavers throughout  India. * Of course, there are a number  of fly-shuttle looms in successful use in  certain localities, but these are not  favored  by the natives.  The manufacture of cotton in India  dates back to the earliest times, Yn  the Sanskrit records mention is made  of it three thousand years ago.  Herodotus, about 4!>0 U.C., speaks of  the trees of Tndia bearing as their fruit  fleeces more delicate and beautiful than  those of sheep, and of tho Indians using  them for the manufacture of clothi  Prom India cotton cloth was gradually  introduced into Greece, Eome and Sicily  before the Christian era. Cotton awnings wore used in the theatre at the  ApoJlinarian games, and Caesar afterward eoverod the Roman Forum with  them, as also the Sacred Way from his  owu house to the Capitolino Hill.  To Air. Alfred .Johnston the whole  thing was perfectly clear���������������������������that is, of  course, after ir. was all over. Jt never  occurred to him that ii could have been  otherwise.    He   didn't   worry about   it.  He was twenty-five and a Civil servant, with all the usual attributes both  of twenty-iive and of a Civil servant���������������������������  that is to say, in the first place, he had  not quite forgotten the moaning of ambition. He still dreamed of some vague  mysterious greatness lhat should some  day descend on him and transport him,  blushing and protesting, to the high  places of the earth; ho still believed  in improving each shining hour and, at  the same time, his mind; and hc was  in-love.  But in the second place, 'as a Civil  servant, ho often doubted,whether ambition was not slightly infra dig. His  dreams haij, a habit of tailing off from-  the prospect of millions to the^prospect  of a -"J5.T7.00 "special" increment next  April;" ho questioned tho value of improvement either of.time or mind; and  he wished he wercjiot in Jove.  JJ.ut Mr. JohnstoVs love was not an  overmastering passion, a fever of longing, an emotion so intense as to inak-3  or mar his life. It was rather, a very  neat and proper adjunct to an existence  of commendable respectability.  He realized' this, himself, and it distressed him. He wondered'whether lie  was justified in considering himself in  Jove; whether he won I'd be justified if  it were any use, if his salary were  "anything like," and if" Edith would  hear of it. Por Edith, of course, never  had heard of it.  . lt was at this perplexing stage of his  career that Mr. Johnston was suddenly  thrown off his balance by the unexpected realization of his worldly ambitious.  Tte" knew that Prank-son had died, but  hc had "6 idea that ho stood any,chance  of being given his position. A hundred  and seventy a year, all at once! In  three years he might .get. married; he  might almost-risk it  immediately! ���������������������������"   *  But surprises never come singly. Por  nearly a week he gloried" in the honor  of his promotion, und then,' one evening  when he was sitting alone in his rooms  drawjng up a revised schedule of expenditure,  she  came.  -  "Aro you 'sure?", he demanded incredulously. ��������������������������� '   '-��������������������������� /  "Quite .certain," the landlady replied with conviction. '"Afiss Nccham, she  said, and:she wishes to-.see Air. Johnston;    Shall  [-show 'her up -here?"  "  " Vos,'.-please," ;ji'e cried, jumping  from Miis-scat.'and^brushing books and  papers and ink "and'pens/from tlie table  jnto a sideboard dra_w'er..-fn~-: the spaec'of  five'seconds he straightened his necktie",  lighted a' second-gas jet,- tidied the top  of the" pin no/.broke a" photograph frame  sat down, crossed his-legs, and became  fascinated iir>.a back ' number 'of '.a  weekly magazine. ' * y ,. ... . ; *  . The - room--seemed-fo brighten with  Edith's, entrance; it "took" on quite' a  different air. - ��������������������������� ,    '-*  ".   - --.  . "You must, be surprised���������������������������" she .began', holding out the dantiost hand with  an  apologetic laugh. o  "No,, really," he interrupted in obvious confusion. .. "That is" I . am delighted. ; . Won't you) sit down and  take oil' your hat?" ' '"    . ',       ���������������������������    ���������������������������    ���������������������������  "I'm not-going to stay-a minute."  she  protested. --  "But please,'-' he urged, lie liked t,o  sec hor hair.    , -.    .,  She'-complied1 and seated herself opposite him. Mis heart was behaving in  an unaccountable-manner, but everything was iinaccoutable, and she - was  exquisitely: sweet. It/lid not occur, to  him that sho meant, to be.  ' "-Now I'm going to explain myself,  Mr. .Johnston.". she said very seriously,  but with a jolly twinkle in her eyes.  "Oh!   bnl   first  I     must    congratulate.  =y_o ii .-1--��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������  Johnston muttered something ridiculous, and rose to expel tho landlady's  cat, Edith stopped him and took the  cat on her knee.  "It's going to be rather diflicult, I  am afraid," she went on. with her  eyes bent on the cat. "I hardly know  whero to begin." Of course, you know,  father thinks rather a lot of you, both  in tho oflice and out of it."  _-_..'{L~thoughi,-.!��������������������������� said- Johnston,- que������������������������������������  tioningly. "that lie might have had  something lo do with my getting  i'Vunkson \s post. "  ".Ves, he had: something," she admitted.    "Bui  that   isn't  tlie  point."  Hor eyes were still waisting their  beauty on  the purring animal.  "Did you ever know Jack O'Plynn?"  she demanded without warning, looking full in his face. "Ho wont out to  India a year ago; he passed for the  Indian civil, you know."  "J .don't think I ever met him,"  Johnston said.  ��������������������������� "Well," she continued with a rush,  "to put it very bluntly, Mack aud J  were very fond of ono another, but  father wouldn't lot me have anything  fo do with him. I don't know why; it  was most unfair and ridiculous. But  we manage to write to one another, and  he'll be coming home iu about eighteen  months.  She paused for a moment and Johnston wondered whether there was anything he could say.  "Father found'one of Jack's letters  the other day, and read it. There was  an awful scene and hc said I was never  to write again. But L'm going to.  And then he���������������������������he hinted that T ought  ���������������������������to ought to marry you." Johnston  started. "He said that you had said  something to him���������������������������."  "J���������������������������-I don't remember," Johnston  stammered. The situation was unprecedented. He could not find words to  express himself for a full minute.,  "it was awfully good of voir to come  and explain/Miss Needham," he said  at length.    "I quite  understand. ������������������������������������������������������ Of  course, you must have known that T  have a deep regard for you. You have  saved  us both  much   pain."  The   interview   terminated   ton   miii-   .  utes later,  with a most satisfactory ar-~  rangoment.    Naturally  nothing, was  to  be said to.,Air. Noodham.   Jle was to be-  left  to  imagine  that  Jack  had  passed  out of his daughter's life, and that Alfred Johnson had taken his place.'  And -Alfred  Johnston   was,   to   all   appearances, to do so.  He was proud to be allowed to play  this part. He felt that it was a fitting  tribute to his regard for Edith���������������������������that  regard that had so nearly grown/into  love.  As he sat down  to  think it all over ' r-   '*'  after  she  had  left,  ho  was  immensely  impressed by the courage and the true  ,  womanliness that  must  have  promptcu  her to act as she had done.   Tt was tho   "  straightforward,    honest    course,     but,-- -  there was not one woman in a thousand'--  '  who would  have taken  it.    He envied  that fellow O'Flynn.- ;  It was some two months after Edith's -  visit to his rooms that ho found her at ���������������������������;.";���������������������������  the.Wilson's dance,'sitting out by her- , ", -  self. She was dressed entirely in-white,- ' J<  and hc thought at first merely of her.  loveliness.' Then he noticed that her " - -  eyes wore rod, and that sho held her ..."' ,'  handkerchief   screwed   up   m.o -. ' -.7"'"'  moist  ball , ���������������������������*���������������������������..'  ���������������������������Jle   sat  sympathetic   inquiry.  She answered  quite' composedly,  but -  in   a   faint, -hoarse   whisper,   "Jack's  dead." ;   ���������������������������  Then she cried and it was only in '���������������������������  broken snatches that he learned- rtio '  agony of her loss and of her, secret. ���������������������������  grief. * "     . ;      *"���������������������������_--  lie  was  gland   that  he  was able- in   '  some small degree to console her.  'S*be,'^.*7  too, seemed  grateful.     .-.-        - * '' ,.- ,���������������������������'  To   describe   in   detaiP the ��������������������������� sequence",4";  of events from that time'onward-would', '  be-.wearying. .  In . Johnston's' memory-..".'  they, standv out  only: in- their.-relation 7  to oue or-two" prominent incidents:'that ' \  evening -when _ he first  took  her - hand - -'  in'both of his as thoy bade oneanother  good-night;   the  moment when "lie" first,,���������������������������  ventured to touch her warm red checks '--  with-his lips; the instant whon* lie reaI.-7"-  isedllfat he dared, and,'in fact, actual-   '-'  ly did propose.     .,     '  '-".       ;_' \y'-yy\  And   then, ,just'"aftcr. his second ���������������������������iiu _"'  crcmenf as a  minor staff officer,". camc7".";!-V^fl  the marriage.  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'l?osio":';^6f'.' coursc^Vlf '^v17^!  accept, your wager.7 The/odds"a.ro'���������������������������so*.'���������������������������'..  much   in  my ; favor; '-,'a _ ;reaI" *. cashmere J"'[  sha wl'.lo .a -half-,dozon  pa irs .of "gloyos!���������������������������=���������������������������-'.  And 'I.'II- win, it"too/7 "~- .<    '��������������������������� .V--;  T think I .told you a'bout'hinr;before.-.'--  JTcis tbe'dcarost dear,, but so.awlully'7.  bashful   that-T  knq)V- 1 '.shall .have - to ������������������������������������������������������-,--  propose myself- (yotf don't bar-that in v  the  terms  of your- wager, -you .ku������������������w)7-;*--  unless   l-vcan-think   of   something.-  [��������������������������� ���������������������������  should   have   started   thinking ' a. long y  time-ago,   but  government   dorks  aro * -.  paid   so   miserably   over   hero :that.,. jt_y:  would- he-silly   to  bo ��������������������������� engaged   before. ~~-  iSut now he's just been  promoted," a'nd'f"  his salary, with .what" I have and what"  I  know ho'-has, will just be enougli ��������������������������� to  squeeze along with. . . .  , *  \ '-  '��������������������������� ' ���������������������������    *Pcb. 12..  Barling _ Hosie:���������������������������Please .' send the'  shawl. I know you can't bo engaged  vol, so  I  win  easily. .  I 'U have to toll you, about it some  of h o j���������������������������ti isu*f=l Jm=m uelrH'0 u=exe\ t ed^ii pwt  I'm sure you would have liked the  fiance I invented for myself. He was  a dear man. but so delicate, and of  course ho simply couldn't stand fudia.  Tn fact, ho only lived two months, and  now Alfred loves m'o more than ever  ���������������������������much more.    And we're engaged.  Go thou and do likewise.  With  heaps  of love,  Edith.  .\7t:A  THE WOLF SPIDER.  The female of the curiously named  wolf spider lays its eggs ami iniinod-  iatoly covers them with a soft silkon  covering. No matter where she goes  sho will carry these rovnred eggs  about with hor, and she will, if necessary, sacrifice her life to protect Iho  eggs or the young, which, soon after  they arc hatched, she carries; on lior  back while she gathers fond for herself and the Jifflo ones. They:remain  holding to their mother's back' until  thoy are almost as large a.s their parent, whon they seem suddenly'to discover their strength, and, unnatural  as"it would seem, fhey sot upon their  mother, and in a very short time kill  and devour her.  WIRELESS   RAILROAD  .SIGNALS  For sonio time past the Prussian and  Bavarian authorities have been experimenting with a system of wireless (olograph signals for railroads which is  said to^'promiso good results. An aerial  transmitter wire" is carried on tho telegraph poles at the sido of the road with  transmitting stations in tho signal boll  towers, and "a wire loop antenna -is  placed on.top of one of the cars oil the  train. By this moans signal to "stop.'"'  "go aliead," "go slow," audso on,  can bo transmitted to moving trains  over an effective rango of 12 kilometers  ���������������������������nearly 7% miles.'' Tho average distance between the boll towers on Gorman railroads is only IS kilometers, so  that the range of the signals is amply  sufficient.  99 THE ENDERBYPRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, September 28, 1911  Keep Warm when the winter  comes  Fleece-Lined  Fine Wool  Prices:  '  1.50 to $7.50  " Per Suit  Finest Quality for  the Ladies  and Children  For Winter  Heavy Pants  Socks  Sweater Coats  Everything the  Best for the Men  in the Camps  Limited  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Teach 'Agriculture, in Public Schools  and What it Means to the Children  In   tbe    United  .schools are under  dividual   states,  Canada.  States,   the public'province has an authorized text-jbbok  control of the in-'!on    agriculture. Not   one   public  s    is    the case in  school is trying    to show that agri-  much   a   busibess    as  in ��������������������������� school  Curiously enough, says the ;culture is as  Canadian Courier, thc country  .schools in nearly every state are a  failure--just ns they arc in every  province in Canada.   ��������������������������� However, there  are signs that some  recognise this' failure,  toba lias recognized it. But there  are some country schools in the  United States which arc not failures.  Thoso aro the schools established by  the national - Government of the  United States in thc "reclaimed"  districts of Dakota and . Montana.  Tho secret of those schools is that a  high school education may be obtained without leaving the farm.  Speaking of these ' schools, Mr.  Frank G. 'Carpenter, the well-known  journalist, says: "Among the interesting features of these schools  are the gardens and littlo farms connected with them. The children  learn practicultnre by raising plants,  .handling dry   goods,    running a fac-  ' tory    or    managing  an  electric-light  : plant.     Is    it   any  wonder that the  rural population   of Eastern Canada  of the states is growing more slowly than tho ur-  just  i>'S Maui-, ban    population?    Is it any wonder  that the farmer who has mado money  antwherc in Canada moves into town  "to give the boys a chance to get an  education ?"  PRESIDENT TAFT'S   SCARE  A special from Washington to the  Toronto Globe says: "Canada's refusal to ratify the reciprocity agreement with the United States means a  redoubled   cflort   ,on the part of the  .Democratic party and the insurgent  Republicans,    who    together   control  . Congress, to bring about a general  reduction  of   thc    tariff.      President  .Taft presented the reciprocity agree-  ��������������������������� ment with an expression of hope that  See our  Saturday  Bargains  The  COMPANY  Leading Store  Watch  Our  Windows  The Same Old Thing  in the Same Old Way  fruits and grains, prizes being given ,., ,.      , , . ,  f .. ��������������������������� ,    f      ��������������������������� ,       ���������������������������_.     ,     ,.       .jit would reduce the high cost of liv-  for the best work.     The teaching is   .  ! ������������������������������������������������������  all in tho spirit of the farm, and its I  aim* is to make the children love the I  farm and to   have   them stay on it.  In the past the country schools have  been managed by city  teachers,  who  havo  tought  thc  children to  despise  agriculture and    tried to make them  leave the farms for thc city."  ling in this country. Now other  , means must be found. Thc reciprocity bill which was passed at'the extra session of Congress and is now  i on the statute books, will not be re-  .pealed, at least for the next two  ; years. This is thc general belief of  'all factions    in    Washington.      What  These schools are graded schools,  usually situated- in villiages. The j  children are brought in from the  farms in carriages and taken home  every evening. The farm children  have thus all the advantages of  town schools and yet'"are never ont  of touch with farm life. The school  garden and the teaching in agriculture counteract the tendency to think  that farming is the work of a peasant and hot a business man.  J-ust think, that here in progressive Canada, not one farmer's child  from coast to coast is taught a  single lesson    in   farming. .   Not one i  j may happen when Congress convenes,  two yoars from next September, is a  matter of    mere   speculation.     It is  j the    general    opinion,  however,  that  I the United States will not repeal the  law but will    remain  willing indefin- ���������������������������  itcly to   trade    with Canada on the j  same    basis    whenever    Canada    be- '.  comes ready  Is not the policy of this store.  That is tho reason our business is  increasing by leaps and boundsf It  is our endeavor to secure thc best  lines wc can procure, and we arc in  a position this season to *'show you  tho host linos of goods ever shown in  Enderby.  New Fall Dress  vjUULlb ges and Tweeds  all shades.  Splendid Values in New���������������������������  Fall Coats  for Ladies  Choice Range    of    Ladies'  and  Children's  Sweater Coats.  A man selects a home with great  care. Are you as careful about buying  Shoes ?  ..INVICTUS SHOES are made to  meet the needs of those people who  arc most exacting in their shoe requirements.  Modest  husband  says, you  proposed  KAMLOOPS    DISTRICT  Ferry, .North Thompson River near  Chinook Cove  IN ACCORDANCE with chapter 78,  R. S. B. C, JS97, "Ferries Act," the  Government of British Columbia invite applications for a charter for a  ferry to ply across the North Thompson River near  Chinook Cove.  Applications will be received by the  Hon. the Minister- of Public Works up  to 12 o'clock noon of'-' Tuesday, 3rd  day of October, 1911.  The limits of the ferry shall extend  tor a distance of one mile above and  one mile below said point.  The charter will cover a period'expiring on the 31st March, 1913.  Tho ferry shall be operated whenever required between 7 a. inf and 7  ip.in. every day, excepting Sundays.  | Applications shall give a description of the scow or boat it is pro-  j posed to uso and method of operation.- - ~  - - -       - --   :    Applications shall state tho tolls it  is proposed to auk for���������������������������  Kach  adult passenger.  Kach child (not in arms) under 13  yours.  Each head of cattle, horse, mule or  donkey.  Each calf, sheep, goat, or swine.  Each   vehicle   with    ono horse and  driver.  Each cart or waggon with one  horse and driver, loaded.  Each vehicle with two horses and  driver.  Each  vehicle    with two horses and  driver, loaded.  Each parcel of 25 lbs. and under.  Freight,    per    TOO   lbs.   and under,  non-perishable goods.  Freight, per 100 lbs. and under,  perishable goods.  The Government of British Columbia is not necessarily bound to accept any application submitted.  J.  E.   GRIFFITH,  Public Works  Engineer.  Lands and Works Department, Victoria, B.  C, 19th September, 1911.    |  "Your  to him.'  . "That's quite right. -Everything  of importance that my husband'ever  got credit for doing I either did or \  showed hiru how how."  r What about that new Fall Suit ?  Hobberlin ma:dc-to-rricasiiro clothes  are the best.     J. W. Evans & Son.  List it with me now,  before my new booklet   is_printed.     If  you  ^wa^rt^buy^lfTitlT^lel  me.  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard, Mara, B. C.  Neckwear  The Latest in   Imitation  Irish   Cro  diet Coat Collars and Jabots, prices  50c to $2.00  Just to,hand: .Some of the most cle  gant Scarves   in    Voile ,and Silk in  White and 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.  SPECIAL FOR'tUMBERMEN  We- are-showing _ tho; best"-range -of.  Men's .Heavy..Boots, Sox, Underwear,-  Heavy.Tweed ancl Mackinaw Pants,  Shirts and Coats. '  [son  Co.  Enderby  B. C.  arvey  Real Estate, Insurance, Etc.  Post Office Block,'Enderby  w  E LIST properties in any part of the unirrigated Okanagan Valley  north of Vernon. Buyers who inspect" our list have the advantage  of comparison, and are not urged to purchase one of four or five  alleged snaps,-as is the custom when a list is incomplete. Of tho land  sales made during the past season, 90 per cent havo boon made through  our office, and every buyer has been satisfied. We know the values, know  the sellers and can make the deal.  *.. i - - -  20 acres. Six cleared and in crop. Good creek; 2.J miles from town.  Price, $1000, on very easy terms. If anyone can show us better value in  all B. C. we are buyers ourselves.  20 acres.     More than half is cleared ancl ready for cultivation,  to town.     On terms, for $1500.  Close  10 acres,  inch  of waste.  Three acres cleared.   Good water; level bench, without an  Good  neighborhood.   $100 por acre.  10 acres.     Uncleared fruit land.  PROFESSIONAL  Four miles out; $70 per acre.  according  to the nature  gT  -L. -WILLIAMS-  nonunion and  Provincial Land Surveyor  Bell Block       Enderby, B.C.  Larger properties from $25 per acre  upwards  of  soil  and  the   amount of improvements.  AGENTS FOR���������������������������Deer Park Fruitlands.     $150 per   acre of cleared land,  -level -oi'-sloping-as desired, .on good-terms Fon -The Woods-Lake. Fruit:   lands,  close to  Vernon,  the choicest irrigated lands in the Valley.     And  For Numerous   Private   Owners sub-dividing their own lands.  rpiE TAUBE OPTICAL CO.  Eye Specialists  14 Years Experience  132 Eighth Ave. East.    Calgary, Alia.  Regular ainitti to Enderby  D  Offiei'  R. PL W. KEITH,  Oflice hours:   Forenoon. 9 to 10:30  Afternoon, 3 to 4  Evening, C:K0 to 7:30  Sundny, by appointment  Cor. Cliff and Georcro Sts. ENDERBY  HARVEY  Agents for Nursery Stock.  &   RODIE  A iron t for The National Fire liiHiminciiCu.  London Gun run tee and Accident Co.,  of Hartford;  Ltd.  The Nova Scotia Fire Insurance Co.,   Th  UNION BANK OF CANADA  Established   1865.  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyaneer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block. Enderby,B.C.  TTTALTER ROBINSON  Notary Public  Conveyancer  Clifl'St.,      next City Hall,      Enderby  Capital paid up  :  $4,000,000  Reserve fund   2,400,000  Assets over   50,000,000  Over 200 Branches in Canada.  A  GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED.  Interest at highest current rates allowed on Deposits.  S..W. HARDY,  Manager Enderby Branch.  "I Buy at Home, Because---"   GET THEIBIT!  1  ���������������������������is  ���������������������������m  I  M  m  c  1  '&  4  i

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