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 b  1} Enderby, B. C,  October 19, 1911  AND       WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol. 4; No. 34;~Whole No." 190-  Report of City Treasurer Showing  Receipts and Expenditures to Sept. 30  k  fy '  It    ���������������������������-  ky"  There was not a quorum present at  the regular meeting of the City Council on Monday night, Oct. 16th and  the meeting was therefore postponed. For this meeting the Oity  . Treasurer had prepared a report  giving full details of moneys received  and.expended up t,o the present time  of the current year. ", These details  are of particular interest to the ratepayers,-'and, we have been given permission "to publish said report ^without waiting for.its formal acceptance  by'the Council.  The report-shows a highly satisfactory condition of the City's finances,  and ,'is of itself the -best evidence it is  possible to-find of the excellent.ad:  niinistrative ability of Mayor Ruttan  -. aud .his .colleagues, the Aldermen.   --  }    "In   submitting    the  accompanying"  *   /statement''of, receipts   and expenditures" *for   the 'nine' months ending  ^ Sept. ���������������������������30th/. 1911,'A.the" .Treasurerjsays,  ^ '"I.-.'.beg to'jreport as' under-.  ~yy "The vfbllbwing  'are ther estimates  ' of*revenue" made, at the -beginning, of  - the';year,'; together "with actual ;re-  ;; ceipts' as" per "balance; sheet' to ' Sept/  yZWa:\7yl'7-77'77   J-y~~ ' ' _���������������������������.-_,*  7';'Accbunt'7/~~ 7'.-Estimate: 'Receipts.  --ReaLEstaffe/ta^  Water works: revenue 3,628.32=   2,338:22  [   fore not   to come  out of revenue)...        48.00  Cash balance         83.17  Police Department  '  329.45  City Hall-  Maintenance  ?   218.10  Furniture     177.22  Construction -act.    " 32.54       ,416.86     Bulb planting  Stationery and printing      155.80 day.  News of the Town and District'.. ',   :  of Interest to Enderby Readers  7\\  Donations  661.50 '   Good morning !  is the  order of the  outshine anything of the past, in'"the'  local dance line.      They are making ���������������������������_  Have"you got your arrangements to open the new-opera '  $23,186.88 Road-making machinery   5,395.84 eyes open?  V    ���������������������������.  Local  improvements   15,766.56!  Leaving total expenditures ac- (interest on temporary loans.    109.45"  count revenue  ". $11,616.35 \ Oity Clerk      675.00,  "To   this   must    he    added   fixed! Police Magistrate       225.00.    Geo'   Packham,',  owner of the Deer  charges and estimated   necessary ex- j Recreation  Ground mainten....    59.51.Park    fruit   lands,-   was in from the  penses for the balance of the year as;Municipal election -. 7.      57.70  follows:  Sinking fund ..'. $1,280.00    -  interest  and   sink-  f'd acctf   Machin-  The    Men's   Missionary Convention  is this week in session at Vancouver.  - ery. By-law  Balance * of   int. on  ��������������������������� .   other by-laws ....  School' Board ....  Constable' ................  Street lighting::.:..."  Police expenses    City. Hall.:maint ...  Stationery & p't'g/  Int. j on temp'y-Tn'sr  Olerk-yy.../..;':'..:.:  Police "Magistrate:.'. '  S an dry -; charges v'..'. ].."  250.00  " . -,  150.00 '���������������������������       .   * -  1,135.00 -    -  -195.00 -   ,   ''     ,  -.80.00--'  -"70.00-. <-'- J :  ' 25^00-f  7' .  '  '*50.00';-'- r -/: -;  -:25_.00 7;'-:-t7'  225.00;'  7-'"''7l  75/00 ^ "  rV   -  *100:00-$3,660^00  , 25.15  -'   ���������������������������  -  48.00  171.53  Miscellaneous��������������������������� -"  Band Stand site...  _1;7.00  Fire department... ������������������������������������������������������  6.30  -  Tools &    implmts.  3.10'  --.  Bank" exchange'^..  -2.00  .  Public health'   . 1:50   '  29.90  Balance on hand .......  ...^......J.  . ' 83.17  $34,803.23  J AT-THE FALLVASSIZES-  Several - * cases, ' unimportant ones,  were- heard 7"at,> Vernon,/this /week."  Five - cases, were/called, from" Enderby.  Palmer-and '-Johnson,-,  Trade ,. licences........-.  : Police .department..  -. Road, tax _/;..".'.../:..*.  "' .^Schools'/..'../...."J/7...  'Ppg'Tax ............7.7  ��������������������������� Sundries .".'   .900.00.7.1,025:00  "\270.00  "400.00.  2,460.00  "/ 60.00  , " 13.29  272.95  Making"a -total-, probable',, expenditure  for^the,year.d911-.of:./..,.:'.:-..'./.$15.'276:35-  on'jaccount of ordinary revenue: 7S.'7 "^  7''Taking}������������������ therefore," the/total^estiC ch?-?g?d with/;housebreaking',->ere���������������������������' re-  mated'revenue .herein;|h/own.'$1.6/l41*20^ ^e}*$< Vi^ffiaent *??}i.  andUeductin^H'fiercfrom'-the'ZCv ;" :": "dence-~t'o"make>7a/ case" against .themf  coast this week. -  <  Jas. Murphy fell down stairs' a day  or two ago, and injured his shoulder,  though not seriously.  Miss S. V. Walker, .after spending  a* delightful.summer in Enderby, will  leave this week for Winnipeg.  -Born���������������������������At the Cottage Hospital, on  Monday ' morning, Oct. 16,' to.- Mr.  and .Mrs. A. Fulton, a daughter. -'  " - The Mara .-Musical * and ' Athletic - Association will' give - a dance in: the  new hallron,the.3rd of^November.'- I  /Th'e'o." Wadman, Provincial  of,"'the; Conservative party  Enderby last /Thursday and Friday.'-'"  J. 'A. '-Morrison,, formerly;,.station  agent -at Enderby/.dow-bf7Arrowheadj-  J-.-.3A  house in Enderby, next Tuesday evening, Oct.    24th,   with a grand ball/  :They have secured, the Armstrong or-,  ichestra for the occasion, and promise  their friends,a very happy time.'/,   ,-.  ,   Six months.ago when  Sammy,-the',  pestilential- pious   pippin    of   -poesy'  punkness,  moved -his1 printing- plant'/  to Enderby to   show the world, how"-  to run a newspaper, the good 'people ;  of- Enderby quietly snickered andf let ���������������������������  it pass.'      It .did.' pass   in just1 two./,        ,.  months.     And   now    Sammy thinks j/^yZ  he should have another "go" .at','it'Ty^'Jf^l  Poor Sammy ! He's a/'dear/'good^v.'/^?'  daisy: -If he will '"give 7us"/aVfew_7,7-:;^f-i  siirouts of, poet's laurel" we-l'shall^'7?-^!  plant it' for him- in, the -back -'alleyy^ySM  so-as" to have' something1 with ..whlch'7?f7'f'fe&  to crown  his.;,' golden^ locks? when"/ he ^-^gjiStgl  the young  men/senXWWJ-iaTsbme^Veeki;ago Visited./EntierbyV;friends'lastx Friday  "and Saturday.'-/.  ���������������������������-'/''* ,<��������������������������� ' !'-> '7'V-'"'  deducting  ^,above 'estimated' expenditure  , of' .. :.7:i;.'..-....: /..././..:.?.;-1 J.7,15"276.35 thIeat-enin& letter,-/was found . guilty ,-  634.00 there.'is^l'eft, an-unappropriated'/'777'' j bu^Aher.?/were "so.man'y7other letters  1^218.'i5:!'.-balance,of %:.l..:������������������\.\L\7������������������.:.f7* 865^85 r of ^n amorous".nature that/were" not  * GRAHAM .ROSOMAN, ''  : >' / "   ;' -"'"--.' "Treasurer.  7ENDERBY .AT^THBJFAIRVs^X.^- -^.  ~r' ~--\ yrc:.J :t^'%zytyS(&l  94.00  852:15  "-..- ' Total-.::.7L//'...?15,289!34 $12,217.25  " "The"end of the year being .so ".close  - at,hand,-it is   now.possible to estK  ^rnate more    closely   than at the beginning /of the .year what the revenue  , is" likely 'to   be.     Taking, therefore,  the total   estimate   as given' above,  amounting to $15,289.34  =^and=adding^thereto^the=items���������������������������.^���������������������������-^���������������������������  ot   revenue   which   have exceeded the estimates, as follow:  ���������������������������Trade licences       125.00  Road tax      234,00  Dog tax         34,00  Sundries       838.86  Following s is - the   Financial'" State-  -       - ^ - ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������> i  ment prepared- to/ be submitted' with j  'the. Treasurer's- Report .at, the, City' 9ra������������������e':.n, which the, plaintiff is suing  Council/meeting'Monday evening: "' ���������������������������-..������������������-- ������������������������������������������������������>-    ��������������������������� ���������������������������^--  ��������������������������� Jan.^lst to Sept. 30th, 1911-  Rece'ipts��������������������������� y  Real Estate taxes:  General, .1909  $    94.61   '-'+��������������������������� 1910^ .v.-.-.=^=302.00=  A-Endejby:s^first7exhlbitrat|;the-"Pro\:^;Jff?|g:  rincial Fair, while notrlarge.is"choice^f.W;.^^  rh'er   manager./, of f the/1-"exhibit?:'Mr'>i~X5^;^  ..    _  .. .      _ ..   _       .        ... ..   rlnnincnn.-   hoc .    (at - '  With.ra'few". small spoils Tto' berheard  '"'Wm - Earl * charged ' withwritino-n- frPm������������������ the.majority for, Martin^Burrell ���������������������������-..    , *;;' '-<������������������������������������������������������:,: -y(,".    V   7 v> .-���������������������������'--*;, 4WtU  -.'-"UV ^V'- ���������������������������     s ���������������������������    witn. writing, a- ������������������������������������������������������-      < ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������    ���������������������������,.     -     - ,..,    - fifty-four, varieties   of-grasses-alone,V/-Hi->������������������5  -'-������������������������������������������������������----���������������������������--'   ��������������������������� ���������������������������-��������������������������� -----      ������������������������������������������������������z-.      M.;. P.-elecf. for, Yale-Cariboo, is nowi-,-    -   ~-]   ~,    -',-;. -r '_.".-'   '"-   ���������������������������-''���������������������������  ' .'-" -"A- s'$&  nil'emA n't-i-Vun   :     --   -V.m!   J    -''* j ������������������lso .a'-fjne,. sample! of tobacco - grown yy^a ���������������������������$������������������  ;   -^-".-"_-,;      - U-. r.-/-y<\- "'-.\.    -Jin,the - district, ^y This --is the;3firatjvv;:v-^  .' "Mrs.. N. /Tibompson '..was ���������������������������- granted a ;'yiear'- that' tobacco ;growing* has"; been/f 7'"iyL0i  divorce' from^Neil/Thbmpson on Sep-'undertaken ia:' the 'Enderby "distHcV^'J-^;^  "' "to arid/results" '       --'������������������������������������������������������-'-. . ,-_'i.-._--_���������������������������>-.-. -l^c-.--:  given last spring   under ^the .auspices r^.  It;has'/been'- urged that Enderby's o^the Provincial'Goverament; yy;Mr^J>"-^|  petty cases' either   be "settled "out of  court or an   excursion rate" be "asked  of~the C. P7 R. " whenever the Court  sits at Vernon.    . -      .   -  threatening"read in r cburt^that"the  offense he/was charged with fades'to^  a Jwhisperv , Sentence has not been  pronounced.-   "-/-.*  " --"  .The, civil   case' of    Robinson   vs.'  tember- - 15th;   andJ"has returned  Enderby to make her home.--.  for1 commission on "the sale of.Deer  j Park-ranch; was , thrown" over to the  | County.'Court/to be held in Enderby  in November.      -   - -  The case of Rex vs. D.- Delorne, in  which_Delorne-Was-charged-with-tak-  we have a total  of  $16,521.20  to which should be added a  probable addition on Police  Court account of        50.00  making a grand total' of ....$16,571.20  "Under the following headings the estimates    now appear to have been excessive  by the amounts stated���������������������������  ���������������������������   Water revenue  $ 300.00  School    .'...   130.00  'After   deducting   amount of  same        450.00  1911 :���������������������������  3,780.01  School, 1909.       51.25  1910       146.31  "    ' 1911   1,395.36  Tax  interest .......      13.24   $5,782.78  Waterworks revenue    $2,338,22  Board of School Trustees:  ^Government grant$l,130.00  Municipality     of          Spallumcheen ...    64.15  High School fees..      24.00   $1,218.15  Trade Licences   1,025.00  Recreation Ground      852.15  Road'Tax      634.00  Police Department     .272.95  Dog tax        94.00  Interest, Handcock mrtge ....      96.00  Sale of debentures���������������������������  Loan  $5,500.00  Premium        246.00   $5,746.45  The Enderby"Trading Company has  placed on   shelf   a stock of sweater-  ing timber off timber limits belonging to the A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  was dismissed at the request of the  prosecution.  The suit for damages claimed by  Ole Oleen against the Rogers Lumber  Co. and Dr. Keith, for damages sustained in the setting and resetting of  a broken arm, and for remuneration  while laid "up," was" heard" on" Wednesday.' Decision was reserved until j Ohurch, will hold  the close of the assizes. Und  fancy   articles,  ,The case   of   Eaves vs. Linton, for!Home ma(le   cooking and candy will  ������������������oait^=pl=JEndjijb  red   and   green.      They are just the  ticket for tffe curlers'.  Ripe strawberries were picked in  the strawberry patch of Geo." R.  Lawes, on the hill overlooking Enderby, on the 15th of October. They  were a delicious flavor, and large and  red-ripe.  "The-Girl's"" Guild  of "St. "Andrew's  a sale of  useiul  on    Nov.  10th.  damages, will be heard on Friday.  HULLCAR HALL  there is left a probable total  revenue for year 1911 of  $16,141.20  "An analysis of the expenditures to  date, Sept. 30th, 1911, as shown in  the accompanying balance sheet,  gives the following results:  Total expenditure  $34,803.23  From   this   should   be    deducted the  following   amounts   as   they are,  or  will be, covered by bond issue:  Local improvements$15,766.56 ���������������������������  Road-making  mach.   5,395.84  Waterworks  extensn   1,893.31  Also the following:  Sinking;  fund   (provided   for   by interest from mort-f  gage,   and   there-  A Thanksgiving service will be held  on Sunday, 29th of October, 1911, at  3 p. m.,/in the   Hullcar    Hall.   Spe-  __,    ,   , , ��������������������������� cial singing.     On Thanksgiving Day,  Bank loans re local improv..$15,000.00  Momlay( Qct   mh> a <.Gonversazione.  Miscellaneous   5.00 win be hdd( commencing at 7 p> m  sion  to the  50c; children, 25c.  What about that Fall suit and over  coat. We guarantee fit���������������������������our made-  to-measure clothing. J. W. Evans  & Son.  0verdraft     1>738-53, Refreshments will be served.  'Conversazione',  $34,803.23  Disbursements-  Overdraft,  1910  $1,881.01  Interest on debenture Debt-  Loan No. 1  $ 900.00  "      2 ...?.    250.00  4      - 120.08  "      5V    150.00  6      150.00     $1,570.00  Board of School Trustees   ...$3,624.07  Waterworks Department:  Supplemental con$l,893.31  Maintenance      445.95   $2,339.26  Board of Works-  Road work  $  703.57  Drainage   ...    119.14  Admis  adults  822.71  Street.lighting     355.76  Remember the date of S. L. Taube's  visit to Enderby, and if you have eye  troubles, consult him at Reeves'  Drug Store on Saturday, Nov. 4th.  FOR SHOES    AND RUBBERS try  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Men's overcoats, sweaters, sweater-  coats, heavy shirts, etc/at reasonable prices.     J. W. Evans & Son.  be on sale. Afternoon tea will be  served. Sale will open at 3.30 in  the basement    of   the church.  The host of friends of Mr. and Mrs  A. L. Fortune, will be pained to  learn of Mr. Fortune's serious illness.  His old winter complaint has held  him to his home for several weeks,  and still holds him in its grip. The  hope of all is that hc may soon be  able to get out in the health-giving  sunshine.  Householders and license holders  who wish to have their names on the  ^next municipal voters' list, must see  to it that their names are given to  ;the City Clerk before the end of October. ' The proper blanks for each  to sign will be found at the City  Hall. Any whose names are not  given to the City Clerk will not be  placed on the list, and they will not  have a vote at the next election.  G. G. Campbell and T. C. Poison,  who have been prominently connected  with many of the most enjoyable of  Enderby dances, are now planning to,  L.. Holman, of Kelowna.', The 'grasses .^-'--ipJ  for;.the most part were grown by-.Mr. >-���������������������������;-': " "  G.1 R." -Lawes. "A fine- sample ._of/777  Campbell's Early grapes*were-growu- ,��������������������������� ;  by Mr. B. J. Carlson.- The apple dis-/7> ���������������������������  play is very creditable/ and -.a -large' " ���������������������������  proportion    of   them come from the.  Cooke Bros. The vegetable display-  is also well worthy of comment and  inspection.��������������������������� Special correspondence  Vernon News. ������������������  Last week, at a distance of about  1800 feet from the portal, 8 feet of  clean ore was crosscut in the No. 6  tunnel ol the Standard mine-near Sil-  vcrton, says the Slocan Record.'This  proves the continuity of thc rich silver-lead ore body found in tbe upper  levels, and gives stoping ground of  250 feet in clean ore, ranging from 8  to 15 feet in width. - The assays  average about 60 per cent lead and  80 ounces silver. Besides the clean  ore there is a large body of concentrating ore, carrying silver-lead and  zinc.  Semi-Ready Clothing���������������������������made to order. Satisfaction guaranteed. Enderby Trading Co., Ltd. '  I have heen appointed agent for the  National Surety Company of New  York, and can furnish bonds for all  purposes: fidelity, judicial, contractors, etc.   Call for particulars.  JAMES MOWAT, Bell Block.  Saturday Special. All $1.25 overalls for 95c; $1.50 overalls for $1.25.  J. W. Evans & Sonf '   '  Send or 'phone your Grocery orders  to Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  We give 10 per cent discount -for  CASH on all stock Dry Goods. J.  W. Evans & Son.  CROMPTON CORSETS-for fit and  comfort.     Enderby Trading Co. Ltd. ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY"  HAPPY HAWKINS  0p ROBERT ALEXANDER WASON  .'opynght, 1909 j  [By Small, Maynard ������������������t Company, Inc.  CH'AJPTKU   Xtrr.--(Coutitiued).  Business Is Business  1 Mippo-*c cities must suit some folks,  or thoy- would n'I. keep on livin* its  'em; hut '::'nis ->u:c don't suit inc. 1  alius Ifiti a kind of tin idea from what  Slocum b id told me thttt I'd enjoy the  l'!t:;!<i*i' b dittos.-., so I applied to the  banks, first They're a blame offish  sot, bankers Thoy did n't laugh :it  mo,���������������������������lp;i-Cv\i������������������i.' not. until after I'd gone  ont,���������������������������bur. tltcy did n't. offer much en-  oourageme'.t, J tramped around that'  city t',r  four days, an'  by tlie time .1  "Mr.  finally got located in business i������������������) appetite was Icai'in1 around inside my  empty body Uil 1 could n't sleep nights.  Oh, it wis not .joyful! .1 Intel taken the,  position cf porter in :t mammoth big  dry goods store, mi' f was some glad  when noon arrived; but no one called  mo to partake of dinner, so I. went up  to a young lad, au' sez, ���������������������������''Where do  they spread it?"  '���������������������������Spread  what?  "Dinner," .sex I.  :'������������������ bring mine wi  ���������������������������' is the. grub thai  "What grub?"  surely don't think  here, do you?''  '' Do yon menu  sez ho.  h me,'' sez he.  rolteii?" soz f.  sez    he.      "You  they  serve   meals  method,','   sez  he,    sour like  Ifailsworlh wishes to see you tit once  [failsworth was the capital letter o'  tImt outfit, air' i was glad o' tho  chance to sec him, 'cause the' was  some several changes 1 wanted to mako  iu tho porterin' department. I fol-  icrod tho floor boss upstairs an' back to  ti private* room, whoro a little wizen-  faced old man sat up air' looked at mo  over his spectacles. "J understand  you  found some money?" sez ho.  sez 1.     "l)o vou know who  ost  "1 did,"  it?"  to  tell mo'that f  myself, out of forty a mouth?"  to find  se'/. 1.  Ife started lo make up a joke, but I  looked to. famished to trifle with; so  he explained to me that all we got  was wages, an' we eould n't even sleep  in the store. 1 was gettin' party disgusted with business, but he told me  that the man .what owned the whole  store had started in as a porter; so  I went back an' portered harder than  ever that afternoon, wondcrin' what in  thunder kind of a man it was who  could saw dough out of a porter's,  wages to buy a store like that. I was  dressed some different from the rest o'  the folks around there, so J. attracted a  lot of attention, an' the' was n't much  I did that was n 't enjoyed by more, or  iiess of a" crowd. When quitting time  caino I hustled up to the feller what  had hired me an1 told  him  I'd like  to  "Well, uo, not yet," hoz he; "but  of course you understand that any  money found in this building belongs  to the firm, unless its rightful owner  claims  it."  " Well,-that's a now wrinkle," sez I.  "Why don't it belong to me?"  " 'Cause you have hired your time  to mo, an' whatever you find here you  find iu my time, so it's mine. This  is the law, an' T am very. busy. Just  hand it over at ouce."  "That ain't right," sez J, "an' I  don't intend to hand over, a nickle of  it."  "Then we'll have to arrest vou." sez  hc.      I. put my hand down to my ieg,  _. j'but both my guns was rolled up in my  ~ u! blankets.       "I'm   goin'   out   to  see  a  lawyer," sez 1.,thinkin-' that would be  more business-like than to tell him I'd  I blow the  lop  of  his  head  off.      The'  I was lots more  things  Y. wanted  to tell j  him. but  it took  most o!  my strength;  to manage my self-control: an' I alius  like to have good footin. when I make  my spring.-      I did   n't  feel  at home,  either, an' that's a heap,     It kind o'  got  on   my  nerves  to  see  that    little  shrimp squaltin' there behind his spec  ward Frisco, I did n't miud that much.  I trudgod along for several days, an'  the' way enough people along the lino  to welcome me to my meals, so 1 begun to got moie resignod to bein' a human again. The farther" T got from  Frisco the nearer Y. got to Los Angeles,  an' though I was some anxious to meet  U)> wilh the flim-flammor, I. finally began to doubt if ho tva. worth the  bother, an' beside.-, he might uot be  there anyway.  1 was bogiunin' io gel. good an' sick  of business; an' I' was moro than convinced that gettin' a fcllor's own consent to engage in it. was n't the hardest  step he'd ever have to take. "Way-  beginning to get  'I was fcclin' lorte-  then the  (Jhink  concluded that all  side  friends   was  mighty scarce, an  average  one  pause in  mornin  sonic  above   the  wheu I came to a pause in front of one  o' these little six-acre ranches where  they raise lawn grass an' fresh air.  ������������������t was a purty, restful sort of a  place, with a double row of trees lead-  in' up to tho house, an' somethin'  seemed to be Jrawiii'' mo in at thc  front  gate,  although   T  couldn't  smell  an  he saw was his'n. Sho finally took a  brace a' told him t.o hit the trail, an'  ho had gone off, vowing to come back  an' burn, down the whole place. This  was her first year thero, an' the closest  neighbor was .-seven, milos across country, an' not well acquainted.  Sho expected her cousin in a, week  or so, but as it was, she was begin-  nin' to have trouble with her nerves.  Thou I was glad that Iliad made her  my little oponin' address, 'cause she  had joyfulled up like a deport poney  when ho smells water.  Woll, I put in a rich an ' itneful day,  as the preacher sez. First, T rodo one  o' the veterans to the statioti about  ten   miles  away,   an   telographod     the  other man not to bother;"thon I camo  back an' wod the onions, washed the  dishes, ran the washin ' machine���������������������������say,  1 w:ts boin' entertained all right, but  every minute T felt like roachin' to see  if my back hair was n't comin' down.  Me air the cow had the timo of our  lifo,  that  night.      She  had   mi.s_.od    a  n't    seem  payment;  any food cookiu', cither. I  ed about a minute, an' then  tho draw.  I'm a firm  believer in .Fate,  is a  I'uunv word; leave the first  have rny day's pay.  until Saturday night,  V\Ve don't pay  ' sez he, hustlin'  I. stood on the side-  out o ' the atore  walk thinkin'; an' what ������������������ was thinkin'  of, was the nonsense  'at Sandy Fergo-  son had been laikiu'.  so foolish now.  -The'   was  a   little  "tlie-'-"street,   an'   the,  noticed -me   washin'  had seemed  to enjoy  it did n't.sound  restaurant  across  owner- of "it>- bad  the   windows���������������������������he  it too":     ������������������ went  over an told .him'that I would like to  board with him if lie wou'ld make me  rates. He sized me up an' sez he  would board flic for six dollars a week."  ���������������������������::T did n't. see how ������������������ could save enough  to buy a store out of four'dollars a  week, an' after 1' got tired o' seein-' the  sights "I'd have fco rent  wheres too; but what 1  was food, so C agreed.  ~L"safc down an' begun  'cause it's always best  careful  on a  long  tacles an' tellin' me what Y had to do  the same as if I was a hoss. I turned  on my heel and strode out o' that store  head up an' 1 was some glad that  Hammy had taught mc what strodht'  was, 'cause tho rest o' thc gang opened  up a path you could 'a' drove a strect-  sprinklor  through.  "J. did n't like thc looks o: that Jaw-  fer, he reminded mc of a rat.     Y don't  much for  thc law anyhow.      All  ' the  is fit for is to take care o'  the ignorant���������������������������an' they can't  care  tiie law  west It an  afford it-  little  time  cities.      This lawyer o  command o' the kind o  I've noticed that much, the  I've     been penned up    in  mine had full  talk that bot-  .job.  a   bed  some-  needed    then  to  eat  slow,  to   warm    up  ������������������ eat away  peaceful an' contended until I got good  an' used to it again, an' then I kept  the waiters hoppin' purty 'lively. Tho  proprietor took a deep interest in mo,  an' dodged around so ho could have an  unobstructed view; while thc rest of  the guests got to noticin'' too, an' when  they'd finish they'd just stick around i  an'" keep cases, until after a while  things began- lo- jam," an' every time  f'd order in some new food they'd  wiake bets on whel'her I 'd be able to  finish it or not. When 1". finally quit,  tho propriotor came up to mc on a run  an'  sez. "'Arc  vou  sure you  have had  ties up :t man an'. keeps him from ex-  pressin' himself. Hc said I had a  good case ah' that "he .'would save"-me  my finding's, but that I had to-give him  half of it for" his services���������������������������in advance.  ������������������������������������ you don't tell a lawyer the truth he  can't fight your case; an' if you do you  put yourself in his power. .Course I  don't claim to be authority, but I just  actually don't like thelaw. '  When I came away from tho law office a nice'friendly feller got into conversation with'me," an'.after I'd bought  him it couple o' drinks, hc grew confidential an' told mc his troubles. He  was owner of a whole block of bulletin's  an' a lot-o' residence houses, but hc  was stone broke. Tie had had a quarrel with the banks, an' eould n't raise  a penny, an' he had lost ton thousand  dollars'the night before, gamblin'. He  said it would take forty dollars for  him to go. to Los Angelos, where he  had friends who .would lend him any  amount.    - Othcr,\v.i'Hc they would  fore  ouly wait-  J followed  Pate  letter  off, an' it's the cause; leave the last  letter off, an' it's the result. Barbie  found this out one night when we was  discussin' Fate. .But I mean the sober  side o' Fate, when 1 say I .believe in  it. A train starts out o' N"ew York  city just the same time that a fool  cow puncher ropes ti pony so hc can  ride to town for a big time. The  puncher reaches the washed-out railroad bridge five minutes before the  train���������������������������-what do you call  that?  ������������������ was thinkin' o' these thiugs while  J was walkin' up thc drive-way; an'  when T raised up my hand to knock,  f felt  just as if I'd been sent for.  OHAPTBUXJ.V.  The Chinese Question  It happened just like I thought it  would. I hadn't more than struck the  fourth or fifth tap before thedoor was  opened by thc finest little woman you  ever "saw. She had it worried look  on her face, hut when she saw me the  clouds rolled away an'' she t smiled  clear into my heart. She was a veal  lacly���������������������������it stuck out all over her, like  a   keep-ofT-the-grass -sign.  "Are vou the man?" sez she.     "   ' ,  Well, I'm  one  > i  ot  ���������������������������cm," soz  all  wish 1  fault  you  "Yos,"  I. sis'/., ":������������������������������������' ������������������ "in'I   no  to find with the cookiu' either."  Ho eyed me all over, an' then he  drew mil to ono side. "I don't want  to go back ou my word.V soz he, "au'  1 don't intend to charge yon a cent for  this meal; but Cecil, Scott, man, J  would n't board .vou for six dollars it  day, lot alone, ,si>: dollars a week."  1 didn't intend lo let him know lhat  r-wah-stoitCbiobi', . 'cause _ ij. .did n 'j  ���������������������������seem tho thing in a business num; but  I did tell him lhal I hardly ever ot  quite io much its f had Hint night. Still,  h������������������  would   u'I   lake  any   ('haiioos,   so   1  I  Otherwise  close the little nforfgagc hc had on the  business block." ^)  lie talked along until Y could n't  stand it any longer, so ������������������ give him the  forty on thc condition that I was to  be iiis collecting agent at wages of two  hundred a month, as soon as he got  ���������������������������h:udc-from���������������������������Los_Angeles.__   I  went down to the station with hini  and then  T hunted up a place where L  took board and lodging  six dohirs in advance,  purl,' night two dollars  was  it was  up  an'  place  tool; my blniikitls an' wont on.  party sloopy after my inoa'l. au  juj.1 "all I could do to stagger  'down Iho hills, boforo J found a  ro f]np in. II. was under a Hi He t roo  in a big yard, an' I got out at sun-up  '...���������������������������iiihc 1 did a'I want any ono lo sec a  busine-' man occupy in' such quarters  as Hint-. I did n't miss breakfast  much that day, an' I went about my  work .lingin' and whisUin'.  fore noon I found a blind red  lhi\ lloor close  lo  tlie  door.  asked every one around ij  any money, an '  most of  an'  them  what  luw  for u week at  This left .mc  to go on until  (he real estate owner got back. I  called around al my lawyer's every  day, an' hc told mo just to lay low an'  he'd keep me out o' trouble. When  tho sixth day arrived without the real  estato owner, I told the lawyer about  it -an-'-askod -him -if -he -thought .anything might, have happened. Ifc got  awful mad an' said ho'd ought to be  kicked for not chargin' me ninety-live  dollars I'or his services in the first  an' by .links that was the truth;  r. ..  cisco for a man," sez she, "an' I sup-.  '' Vou know I sent, clear "to Shu Fran-  pose you're the man."  ."'To toll you thc honest truth,/' sez  I, "I was so preoccupied in Frisco that  I clean forgot to stop around i'or my  mail, but as long as we're conversing  on this subject. I'll just bo bold enough  lo say 'at I'll take the job, without  askin' what it is.'-'  "'Have.,you had a wide experience?''  sez she.  "Wide?" sez I. ".Wide, only just  begins to give you a hint at it. I ain't  filled with the lust of vanity, nor I  ain't overly much given to tootin' my  own horn; but in my humble an' modest way I guarantee to be able to do  anything on" the good, green earth 'at  don't require a book cdication."-  -���������������������������'Can I trust you?" sez she, lookin'  into rny face mighty searching  "If you sell mc'anything," sez ������������������,  smilin' as near like a baby as I could,  "you'll have to trust me. 'cause I'm  dead   broke."  She just stood an' looked in through  my face; an' I tell ya, boys, I was  -m igh ly=gla cUtha tJji=alL_t)������������������ i si=li p___n_ortjmZ  world'the' was n't ono single woman  who could rise up an; say that I had  n't played fair. Sho kept on lookin'  into mc, until f knew she was rcadin'  everything 1 had done or said or  thought, an' the sweat was tricklin'  down  mv back like iue.lt.in-' snow.  she sez finally, "������������������ can trust  couple o' milkin's, an' did  to euro much about rcsumin  so T finally had to rope an' t  milk up hill into a fruit-jar. Talk  about boin' handy?- 1 did n't. know  but what next day f'd bo doin' some  plain sewin,' or tunkin' the crust  around a  vinegar pic.  That night after supper she put tho  kid to bed an' then came down, an'  we went, around nailinrthe house up.  Finally she showed mo where to flop.  It was in. her husband's cave, I believe sho called it���������������������������a little room full o'  books an' pipes an' rosty-lookin' furniture. The' was a big leather bunk,  an' that, was where E was to got mine,  lior room was at the head of the stairs,  an' she had a rope goin' over the  transom with a bell haugin' to it, close  in front of my.door. Tho boll was  to be my signal if she heard the Chink  attack before 1 did. Just before she  went upstairs she reached into the  bosom of her dross an' fished out a  real revolver, about the size of a watch-  charm. She held it in her hand and  looked into my oyes with hor lips tight  set.  "Are the mosquitoe.-i as bad as  that?" sez I.?  "I carry this all the lime to defend  myself au' child," sez she, rufflin' up  like a hen when you pick up her  chicken, an' she was so oarnest about  tanning," and a factory has been established /ifor carrying it on. It is  described as being peculiary efficient  for boots, and has been highly appreciated by anglers, golfers, arid other  sportsmen, as well as by those industrial workers who stand at thoir tasks  with their boots immersed in water. It  has also proved highly suited to tho  preservation of leather belting, wash-  ors, harness, and trunks���������������������������in tact, for  overy article in which leather is em-'  ployed and which is required to withstand the ill-ofl'ccts of moisture in somo  form or other.  Cricket-ball manufacturers pronounce it to"bo woll adaptod for this  purpose, and balls made of. such leather  have beon usod for some time past with  perfect satisfaction both upon hard and  soft wickets. Hockey-pucks and footballs have also beon prepared with this  material, and have boon found to possess a  far  longer life than  usual.  The material^ should meet with wido  success in tropical countries, inasmuch  as it is stated that leather so pro-  pared is immune from the attacks of  tho white ant. Thc process can bo  applied with equal facility and success to all kinds of hides, so that its  possibilities appear  to   bo  extensive.  SHIPPING  A method  carried   to  sealed vessels,  newal of water  LIVE FISH  TO EUROPE  by which jive, fish may bo  groat   distances   in    tightly  without feeding, tho re-  , or other attention d������������������r-  it that I nearly choked, swallerin' a  griu; ''cause honest. ������������������ could 'a' snuffed  the thing up my nose. '  .1. pulled a loug face an' soz to her  as solemn as a judge, "Is there enough  food nnd water in the houso to stand a  was n't  the  n't  was  aw-  .lust  dollars  I  lOhl  no,  the  lost  wits a pui  mornin '��������������������������� -had a  a mount, oi olso  kind uf -t sack  noon, wont lo a  a fair moal  dollar for.  a  ���������������������������y  they had  'em said  any���������������������������an'  high   average    that  lo.sl      the     wrong  it  was  in  a  different  so   I   knocked  off  at  now restaurant, an' el  which I hey charged me one  I   thought that  was goin'  little stout for a porter, but ������������������ knew  I 'd find ;t place whore I could live on  mv iiKomo as mjoii a.s I got better acquainted, an' 1 was purty light-hearted  when  I if"l back lhat noon.  "You're nineteen minutes late,'' sez  the floor boss  "Is that so; what's happeucd?  9>>  sez  ���������������������������" i  -��������������������������� -���������������������������- -���������������������������-���������������������������������������������- -  I, pleasantly  "You are not supposed to take more  than an hour for lunch," sez hc.  "We'll, you can just take tho nineteen minutes out of thc time I saved up  yesterday," sez f.  "You must understand right at thc  ������������������Urt     that      business      depends      on  place  that rascally real-ostale owner  nothing but'a flim-flam in er.  At firht I could'tit believe that  block ho had showed mc over did  belong lo him; but. when f did I.  ready fo wreak vengeance. Thc  yei hit id that wreakin' vengeance wasn't a thing that paid in city life, but  that if I over mot up with that liim-  llammor J could scare a lot of money  out of him. My lawyer was a purty  good i-oit of a foller, after all, an' he  gave mo a lot of high-class advice. Uo  t'old me that it. might be years boforo  my case camo up. an' that the' wasn't  any use of mc wailin' around for it,  Then he talked about business, au' ho  an' Sandy Fcigoson had about the  same idea's of il, though they used different words. He told me that it was  all right for a boy lo start in in some  old business an' iearn the trade, but  that the thing for a man to do was  to get a start in a smaller town, an'  then after he'd learned tho ropes lo  i-oiiie to tho big town an' cut things  wido open.  Thc moro I thought ovot this the  bettor it looked to mo; but I hardly  knew where to start in. Then thc  thought struck mc that about the best  business move I could make was to go  to Los Angeles an' scare enough money  out of the flim-flanimer to give mc a  good start in some littlo business of  my own, My board bein' out an' my  cash bein' likewise, I had to travel on  foot;  but as ���������������������������my back was pointed to-  you nevor doubt, it," sez I,  need to do is to issue the  ' if-������������������ don't carry 'em.out,  toll fhe folks not to send  I ain't long on lalk, but T'll  1  her  waul-  "Yos."  vou.''  "Don't  "All you  orders, au  why, just  flowers.  agree to carry out any phut you've got,  from ditchin' a limited to shootin' up  a Methodist Church. That's mo."  soz T, "an' now lot's have the news "  Talk .about bein' surprised!  thought she had a fence war on  hands at the least; but what she  ed me to do was to lake care of :t  gentle old pair o' hossos, milk a cow,  tend it garden, cut the grass, :m ' help  around the house.  Bv the time she finished the programme, I felt like a fightin' bulldog  when a week-old kitten spits at him.  Hero I was, willin' lo leave my hide  tacked up on her barn, an' all she  wanted was a kind of lady-gardener. T  just sort o' wilted down on tho steps,  itn' i must 'a' turned paie, 'cause she  said to mc, "Why, you must be hungry.  Haven't   vou  had vour breakfast?"  siege, in case the Chinaman 'd pen us  up?'"' Her face grew drawn an" worried until she caught the- twiukle in  my eye, an' then she broke into a smile  an' tripped upstairs like a-girl. . I"  stood out in" the hall a moment lookin-'  ai'tei-.her. an;- 1- was-mighty glad I ha 1  come.. We was. both in need of company; hor mind was a heap easier th-.ri  it had been that''-mornin' rn' I felt  better than T had for "some seveial days.  I coulcln't.sec where S'andy .Fergoson had  told me anything that would get me-any  nearer _what Barbie wanted to, know,  an' yet T could n't keep my mind off  studyin'. over it, except when I was  busy..- Tt was the same, with Bill Andrews, an' 1 was glatl' l/i have 'iomc  one new to worry over until-1'got  tuned up again.-  As soon as she'shut, an' locked her  door. I backed into-my stall-an' looked  about." The' was somo iavitii)' look-  in' book? on the wall, an71 read over  the. titles,- finally selectin' one called.  "The Ton Years'. Conflict." Now, if  ever the' was a name framed up to  deceive the innocent," this here was the  name/ I opened the book with my  mouth waterin', thiukiu' ������������������ was about  to wade through two volumes of gore;  but it started out to.tell about the  Church of Scotland, an' I was n't able  to keep awake to even the" beginnin,'.  of tho. scrap; so T. started to prepare  myself for the morrow's duties, as tho  preacher sez.  ^A-f-to-v���������������������������J=had=opened=niy���������������������������roll-iiu-isttfok=  out tnv guns, so' I could Phow 'emi to  her in the mornin' an' sort o' cheer  her np. [ shod my boots air' proceeded  to occupy my bunk. Say, it was like  flo'ppin' down on a ttibful o' suds.  Springs! Well, you should havo. seen  Undo Happy botincin' up an' down. T  reckon T wont to sloop in mid-air,  'cause ������������������. was too tired to remember  whether I was it husky maid or a tender man. , ". ,  -"-When-| camo-tor I thought it-must  sure be the last, day, an' that I had  waited for the very last call. The  bell was a-kiiockin' all the  in the house loose au' Ihey was  on mv ear-drums in  bunches.    T  "Oh, yes,  terday."  Then  she begun  fix mo up a snack,  sez l, "day before yes-  lo  rustle about an'  T was glad T had  followed the finger o' Fate. " Tbo bill  o' faro seemed "altogether adaptod to  my disposition.  While T was fillin' up thc chinks an'  crevices, sho dealt out a  varigatodas  facts.      Tl    seemed  sortment ot  they  account  tho  bus-  lived there on  health o' the baby. Her  band had had to go East, an  would be there some six weeks longer.  When he had left, she had an Irish  cook, an' a Chinaman as' polite as an  insurance agent; but as soon as hewas  gone, the Chink began to take liberties, the cook packed up hor brogue  an' headed for an inhabited community1  dinner  echoes  fallin1  I'tishod   out   into   Ihe  hall  an'  grabbed  that   bell   by   lhe   tongue,  an' "give  a  yell  to lot  hor know that I  was ready  "for orders.      She opened  Iho door an'  came to thc head of the stairs, an' sez,  "Hush-shh! Don't make any noise"  "NoiseI" sez ������������������. "The'' ain't any  left. You used up all thc raw material.      What, seems to bo wrong-?"  (To be continued.)  ing the journey, has -boon devised by  a German aquarist, and was recontly  put to the tost" with omineiitly satisfactory results, wo are .told by a writer  in the "Applied Science" section of  La Nature (Paris. June 17). He writes:  "The aquariums of large scientific  institutions are evidently interested in  the exchange of specimens. The transportation, often to great distances,  made uecessary by theso exchanges,  has hitherto not been possible without  tho aid of proper devices for aeration,  in charge of a special assistant.  "Entile Cundclach, has invented a  new method which makes it possible  to transport, living aquatic creatures in  closed vessels partly filled with oxygon.  Tho efficiency of this device has been  recently subjected to an interesting  test by a recent transatlantic exchange  between the New York Aquarium and  tho residence of Mr. Gundelach in G-ehl-  berg, German}*.  "The specimens chosen for this exchange    (fish,    sea-urchins,     crawfish,  crabs,  etc.)   were placed  iu  vessels of '  three quarts' capacity, filled with wa- ���������������������������  ter, about one-third of which-was then-  replaced .with'oxygen in  a pneumatic  trough, after  which _tho  vessels ' were.  tightly corked and";then_.dispatched.  "'Despite the very considerable.dura-  tion   of  the  journey   (nine -days) -tho  aquatic creatures sent by this'original  process - reached  their  destination  safe  and"well, vlt is7"true"that one"tropical'"'  fish,   which" had .'been/exposed   by-'in-7  advertence "to  too  low  a  temperature,-  survived" the" fatigues   of  the  journey  -  only one day, and that a. cunuer, which  had   been  insufficiently  supplied -'with,  oxygen;" also succumbed on tlie day af/'  ter   its-arrival.. .But .all' the :other-'  species bore the-journey well,.although  they /were "not  fed  during"; the .whole/  time, and after this long captivity'ap--  pea red to find themselves much at their,'  ease  in  the .-aquariums that 'had' beon/'.  reserved for them." 7 *,. ���������������������������  ~: Mr., Baymond .C./Osburn,   assistant"'  director  of \ the   New   York .Aquarium'  also describes this shipment_in._thc"New  York  Zoological Society Bulletin   (No.  42).   He quotes Mr. Gundelach as saying that, ".it is very important, that \he  experiment has succeeded, and you caii  now exchange any specimens" with any -  European"institution in this way'.." Mr.': -  Osburn adds: .,-        " ���������������������������   ;..  "Mr. Gundelach had previously made-  successful experiments in shipping .for  tlio shorter-distances in Europe, but'  nothing paralleling the present experiment had thus far been undertaken.  The particular advantage in this  method is that specjmena. ean  be sent  A  r.,|  of  appparently any distance without" any  care whatever during' transit, aad so  doing nway" entirely with the expense  of an attendant or any special machinery for aerating the water."  WATERPROOFING    LEATHER     BY  RUBBER TANNING  For years past considerable ingenuity has been expended towards discovering a practical means of rendering  leather impervious to moisture, thereby  extending the durability and utility of  this material.  Hitherto heavy dressing by oil and  grease has been found to secure tho  desired end with the most conspicuous success, but such a palliative has  many decided drawbacks. It appears  that a commercial process has now  boon perfected whereby practical  waterproofing is secured, aud tho resultant product is.a ���������������������������material more durable than commercial leather, with at  the same time no depreciation in its  pliable and soft qualities. It is pointed out that these features are retained  even after the fabric has boen submitted to immorsion in water for long  periods.  The process is described as "rubber  REMINISCENCE OF STEVEN80N  The   Loudon   Daily  Chronielc  quotes  from   some  unnamed  sourco a   curious  reminiscence  of  Kobcrt   Louis   Steven-  _soii_froin.il man who  mot_ hint _on .his",  arrival in thc South Seas:  "The German monthly steamer from  Sydney for Samoa via Tonga has jusc  arrived,-nnd the captain, whom ������������������ know,  presents mc to a small dark man, very  plainly dressed and with a Scotch accent. Somehow we exchange a few  French words, and so get chummy. Ho  tells me that his trade is ill remunerated, f all tho time ,taking him for a  Glasgow guaranty ciigincor, or oven  worse. ' Bedtime comes, and hc, having cottoned to me, asked me for tho  loan of a book to send him to sleep. I  lived half a mile off, and had no books  about mo, but referred him to thc hind-  lord, a most illiterate person. Tho  only book hc could find was an ancient  book on cookery, which my Scotch engineer grasped with affection and wont  fo bed. And not for some timo afterwards did T discover that I had entertained an angel una wares. "  -i  ,The .Mikado of Japan is a hunter and  angler of no moan ability, as woll as a  good exponent, of lawn tennis,  Orange peel dried aud grated mako3  a very fine yellow powder that is delicious flavoring for cakes aud puddings.  Bezaleel and  Aholiab were the  first  sculptors on record, which was in  1491  B.C. ���������������������������   Besides   carving   in   stone   and-  wood, these two artists devised beautiful works of gold and silver.  M  When Lottie returned from her first  visit to Sunday school, she was asked  what she had learned.  "God made the world iu six days  and was arrested on the seveuth day,"  was her version of tho lesson imparted.  1C2  11  Hi  '>H  a ENDERBY- PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  t  1  1}  X  u  am Buk  is the best* remedy  known for sunburn,  heat* rashes, eczema,  sore feet*, stings ana  blisters.   A skin food!  ft   All Drmggtaf mnd Start*,-**. ~  if  iV''  Vi  lu-.  ft'  Is ���������������������������'  Mother Giavos' Worm Exterminator  will drive worms fiom the sj'stem without injury to the child, because its  action, while fully effective, is mild.  EARRINGS AGAIN POPULAR  "Earrings just now are as generally  worn as brooches, pendants or rings, and  it is necessary to keep them at all  prices in a������������������great range of designs," said  a very high-class jeweler this week,  when asked-whether tho-eoronalion was  establishing any new demands in regard  'to ornaments. Jt has ' been widely  noticed at the various events that-the  Queen has honored with her presence,  as in her' latest portraits, that her  Majesty favors their wear, and is said'  part of the jewelry she uses. As a  rule the* Queen, wears beautiful solitaire diamonds or pearls or else the  cluster form, and whether in day or  evening dress,, they seem always-' to  complete and    enhance the    beauty of  -the rest of the parnre. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  - This marked'revival" in the wear of  earrings  is interesting,  for.perhaps  it  - is 'the" oldest,  as  it  is   certainly     the  most widely  distributed form-of  fem-  ' inine adornment in thc world. One  goes very far, back into the dim past  of history when the servant of Abra-.  ham  sought  Itebekah  for  his master's  ��������������������������� son's bride and "put the earrings upon  ''her face0 and the bracelets upon"   her  hands."       . .-. ���������������������������  ."IMMORTALS" AND 7.   THEIR  FAMILIES  A'French statistician has been"look.  iiig'at' the'rocords" of members rof the  ". Academie "Fraitcaise ,as family men. Of  .   thc forty, "'immortals" it-appears'that  the great'majority are married, but no  7fcwcr" than- fourteen - are childless.  ���������������������������<Among those who have the largest fain-,  -ilies-are Mr Henri''J'oincaYe, the "sceu-  y tist, who.'is'.the father .of-three, daugh-,  ' tcrs and a'4" son,'"and M.-Jean-Richcpin,*  3ho poet, and dramatist,7wh6, has "boen  . .twice-married and--has four,sous:r --M.'  7 Rene .Ba'/in 'has-also-seyeraL.childrenJ  k'7b'at"tlie families'of-the. other Academi-  "."ciansVwh.o'^'ave-families-' at!, all* do,"not  ' ..ntiniber.r more7than _?onc7or;. two.:,' 7M7  -:Anat6le- Prance is among the half-dozen  --members who are bachelors.   .        '-,/  Pf'li:  I-f-  rr.v  Jte-W  i if������������������&.  V \A   Pleasant' Pm'gative.���������������������������Parmelee'ji  J'"-VegetableOPills a're .so compounded ;>as  ^td" operate'on Jboth'.thc stoinacb^and-the'  "Ibowelsj so-that,they act al6ng.the;"whole  '���������������������������"alinientafy'-iind: "excretory, passage. They  '.-.a'rpi.not drastic in''their'work,~'bu't;hiildi  ���������������������������."ly'jHirgati've/Jahd'thc-plea'suye.of-t'aiting  .ing-thom* is " onlvV'equalled ^by77'tbe  **- gratifying - effect".,they.i produce.'.^" ^Cohi-  -"poiijfded;- only-! of "Vegetable-substances  .thereinatiyc Equalities"-of���������������������������"'which .!were  '"fully*tested, they."afford relief���������������������������' without  chance, of 'injury.^, '-Jy .-'.'.,".    *��������������������������� "-<  The announcement' was made this week that the bread  merger known as the Canada Bread Company is to build a  quarter of a million plant in Winnipeg. Tlie general manager of the concern is Mark Bredin, of the Bredin Bread  Company, of Toronto. Mark has been in the broad business  all his life and knows all the peculiarities of yeast and  dough. ITe started twenty-five years ago driving a bread  wagon in Toronto. lie then started in the bakery business  iu a very sinall'way. He baked the bread at first himself,  and after getting a few dollars ahead purchased a horse.  One day the animal dropped,dead and, not having money  enough on hand to replaco the beast, the business threatened  to bo crippled. Finally he persuaded his brother to lend  hini some cash, and a new equine soon hauled the cart  around. He blamed the man ^ho drove thc horse for its  death, and Mr. Bredin took a position on the rig himself.  He continued "on driving the rig for three and a half years,  and then wont back into the shop. The man who he replaced i.s said to be still driving a wagon around Toronto.  Today Mr. Bredin is practical head of one of the biggest, if  not the biggest, broad concerns on ,tbe contiiieut.  Tho young Saskatchewan University seems to have a  way of gathering ,in bright young men for its faculty. Its  latest capture is Dr. J. L. Hogg, who has been on the staff  of McMaster University for_the past five years as professor  of physics, and who has been very popular as a lecturer and  director of practical work in his department. _  Professor Hogg is a Canadian, a graduate of the University of Toronto, and-a scientist of wide reputation. He  took post-graduate "work at Harvard University, and while  there published a series of papers on rarified gases which  have brought him to the attention of some of the foremost  scientists of tbe world.1 He is .to "have charge of the depart meiit of physics at Saskatoon, and'will havo the opportunity of picking the equipment of the laboratory.  - Two years ago another professor from the same university "was" brought west to Saskatchewan, Dr. E.- AY. Oliver,  who is head of the department of history and economics.  Dr. Oliver was also a Toronto University man, graduating  in-the class of 1902. " '   '-     . ���������������������������       "  At Varsity ho was a perfect hog-for work. Most students think-they.are doing remarkably well if they take one  eouise and get decent honors in it. Oliver took the hardest  course in the curriculum, classics, added English and history  on the side, and also dabbled in political economy. Tf the  lectures had not overlapped he would have probably added  a couple of more courses. Those-who didn't''know _ him  called-him a "plug," but those'who did, knew that there  was no man more ready for.a lark than Oliver. Ue got all  there was to be out of. university.' Since, graduation he has  been taking all "kinds of post-graduate courses in addition  to carrying on professional work." Nearly, every summer  now"-he takes .a jaunt' over to Europe "and tramps through  the."continent"hunting, up out-of-the-way.-places, searching  for ancient Roman villas and secluded'Greek'.spots,, made  famous by-its immortals. The year of the.Turkish revolution he got caught in Constantinople' and had a 'whole.book-  ,ful of- exciting adventures.. -    -   -'-      -'      "'..-;,  ��������������������������� \ -When the'next parliament" assembles' a number of the  picturesque figures who";" have'.been"'haunting' the 'corridors  for years will--he gone/" Amongst,:those who^ will be., missing  when-"thc;clerk:calls. the- rolCwill-be. Davicf Henderson,;.the  patriarchal member>for,Halton."1 TDavid h'aY^decfded be;has  had enough;7he,will give a���������������������������"young.rnan_'a.turn"at parliament-,  ary honors," aiub as-he* has "already, "turned 'seventy-no Jone'  will begiudge" him-a well-earned, rest. Just the' same/ we  "doubt .whether Henderson will-.be* happy'in-, theJp"retty little  ���������������������������village ofvActon: jlt.'would'lbe.a .mercy-'to 'send -him 'to.,the  senate.--,"That 'staid- old.book/ the-Parliamentary Guide, de-"  scribes'-David:as "an.ardent supporter.of ihe'N.-.P.-policy,"  'and; as"the "members^uBually.-write'-th'eir^own^b'iographies, it  ,caii be .taken -for'-grahted-that-it is' a^pretty:fair .estimate  of- his; views.'.i^Thatfjs --putting, it'modestly.-:,. Henderson, was  reared irr thc"days 'when-the. National 'Policy^really";meant.  soinethinf.--7He.7sat -behind-thV*old_"leader,';imbib"ed' some -of  of 'an  Empire  which  is now only-  Holy Roman Empire.  a memory���������������������������namely, lhe  "ALWAYS SAFE AND SIRE"  ��������������������������� Icelandic River, Man., Sept. 36th 1910  Dr. B. J. Kendall Co. .    ���������������������������  Dear Sirs���������������������������Will you please mail to  my address a copy of your "Treatise*  on the  Horse"?  I   have  been  using  Kendall's Spavin Cure and ahvays fouud  it safe and sure. Marino Briein.  That tells the whole story, and it is  the'experience that hundreds of thousands have had in the past40 years, aud  -it's the experience you will have���������������������������''it is  the only sure remedy"���������������������������  Far Spavin, Ringbone, Curb, Splint,  Swelling and Alt Lameness  Sold by DrUBgiiU ���������������������������$1.00 a Bottle. 6  bottle* for I5.0Q. Keep it on hand  always. De ready for the emergency.  Kendall's stops the pain, starts the  circulation, penetratesand reiuovesthe  cause of the disorders. Ask for a free  copy of "A Treatise on the Horse." If  not ut dealers, write to��������������������������� 6*2  DR. I. J. KENDALL CO.. Enosbirg Falls. Vt.  Mi  Constipation  Vanishes Forever  Prompt Relief'-PcnuMit ������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS.?  (ail.   Purely veget.  able���������������������������act rarely  but gently mi  tbe liver.  ' Stopifto^  diwKf  dtrtretr  curemdt-<  ���������������������������Mtkm��������������������������� impnv* ths compicaea ��������������������������� brighten  ���������������������������be eyes.   Sad PiB, Saall Dm**, SmOTrkf  Genaine mu*tbeu Signature  J.'_1#V       UmiHIW.UHWJ     ^,.1       ...Vj        WWW V���������������������������V^~V.-t ������������������������������������������������������_..-_.._  ,^.���������������������������        -.--  house.7Davi<37nevo'r: lo'aded7down~Hansafcl {with his ^speeches;  but.let anyone'take a whack'-at^'the"'!^: P.. arid'hewas^dn his  ���������������������������feet in'*a7iiffy,,and a* good fighting'speech he/could make,'too.  ' ' ""'  "77"S- "-'-'.'* ���������������������������*'* "-'��������������������������� '.',*'".r��������������������������� "-.-'���������������������������". ���������������������������--   ���������������������������-. -.  '7 ,'L'lic.'Conservative" party.;first "found" the real.-,value of  David-iii-the day's when they'were" blocking the 'Aylesworth  'bill and'-'fighting'.for".the. production 7>f the original papers  Yrora- the "department'"of7tbe";interior. The Opposition-wore  frankly,and- boldly; "obstructing. "Ilcndersoh was discovered  by^ accident" to be'.the" inost artistic-obstructor.vto the left  of tho speaker.- Unaided, he conlcV'hoId the fort for hours.  Lie was; so naive,.so innocent-about the matter that the  government" never'were quite certain whether "-David was  only unconsciously blocking the business of-the house. -He  (���������������������������mi'ld-dn-Ji���������������������������iii-tiip-pnolest.-eatmQsi^  Opposition simply- couldn't get mad. The -government  couldn 't rattle him, and lie would babble away by thc hour  to thc delight of thc Opposition/ Whenever everyone else  was winded, David would step into the breach. Many a  time did he save the day when it looked as if, from sheer  physical exhaustion, they would have to_ give up. A magnificently built man", over six feet, straight, well set up,  despite his weight of hours, with somewhat of an aristro-  cratic appearance despite his very democratic mode of  (It-ens, he*will be missed on the floor of the house and in the  council of the party at Ottawa.  ght to'576.119 pounds."j.Total shipments  to^all countries"were-of course-much-;larger, probably aggregating' ];300,000%pounds -valued-'at >$'l,g00,500jgold.. Nevertheless lhe' value peiOpound of the*'hair being" shipped from  'Hongkong" at present "(January, 19.11)'is substantially'half  whatsit was a year "ago.'rThe trade" has. assumed immense  proportions, biit the shipments have been'so large-that'the  market in-Paris, London,, Vienna,_.New _ York] and "other  centres is "glutted so far as raw' hair is cpneerned:.. The  trade out of Hongkong is" changing and much of thc* hair  that--"formerly went out1 in the i'raw'" or iinworked state is  now troing oiit in thc shape of finished hair.        -        .    ,  f'"'Several establishments for working with hair, have  been" inaugurated, but the principal one has been opened by  an_A morjean. hair_expert, Tliis_factorv-has-beon-emnloviug-   J_    H,   _ < -     * -  There are not many people who know that Dr. Schatlner,  the retiring mombcr'for S'ouris, and who will again hc  thc candidate for the Conservative party, is of German descent. His father was a German immigrant who settled in  thc Maritime provinces, although his mother was of English  descent, At the time of thc German war scare, when patriotic orations were thc order of the day. ,Dr. Schaffncr  made a little speech on thc question which was intensely  loyal in tone, and' which got a huge reception for the news  had spread around someway tbat tke doctor was "German.'*  However, for that matter, our own imperialistic, intensely  patriotic premier, 'Roblin,' is of Dutch descent, which is  nearly the same. His forbeais belonged to that small group  of Dutch United Empire Loyalists from^Pcnnsylvania, who  settled in Eastern Canada. ' His mother also is of Dutch  descent, her maiden name being Adelaide DeMille. Dr.  Schaffner is not thc only member of parliament of German  descent. Clare, member i'or South Waterloo, boasts his  ancestors came from the fatherland. Peter Elson, member  for East Middlesex, in the last house, belongs to the same  Dutch U. E. Loyalists group,as the premier, his great grandparents standing by the king in the revolutionary days.  *     *     4  The Duke of Wellington, who has received an invitation  to attend the centenary celebration of the summoning of the  Cortes to Cadiz, is not the only British peer who possesses  foreign titles, though no other peer possesses more than one  such title, whereas be holds titles from three foreign countries. The Duke of Richmond is Due d'Aubigny in France,  a title which was first conferred on his ancestress. Louise  do la Quorouaille, by Louis XIV. Again, both the Duko of  Aberdeen and thc Duke of Hamilton arc Dues de Chatel-  herault in France. Foreign titles arc also held by Lord  Clancarty (Marquis of Heusden in Holland), Lord Dun-  donald (Marquis of Maranbam in Brazil), Lord Bridport  (Duke of Bronte in Sicily), Lord Cottcsloe (Baron Fre-  mantle of the Austrian Empire), Lord Clarendon (Baron  Villiers of Prussia), and Lord Newburgh (Prince Giustin-.  iani-Bandini in "the Papal States), but Lord Wandsworth  no longer uses his Portuguese title'-.of .Viscount de Hem.  In addition, there are several���������������������������among whom may bo mentioned thc Duko of Marlborough���������������������������who are Princes or Counts  GIRLS WHO MUST EABN A LIVING  A writer in the New York Press, signing herself "Business  Woman," does not advise girls to study shorthand and  typewriting. "Better," she says, "study domestic affairs  and become a iirst-class cook, where you can demand a decent salary and get your board and keep, than to pound a  machine for eight or nine hours a day for not more than  enough to pay your board.. T know that the trade of a domestic is looked down upon; bnt the people to blame are the  women who employ and those who are employed. Iu the  profession of cooks the competition is at zero. If a woman  shows she is intelligent and demands thc same respect she  would receive in the office of her madam's husband, she will  get it.  "You will find that the only way to make any headway  in this world is to have a good, sound education.' I do not  mean by this a superfluous knowledge of French or German,  but a thorough knowledge of rhetoric, thc ability to deliver a  straight English sentence, and in writing to be able to  punctuate it properly. If you have been unable to get the  benefit of even a high school education, -read, attend lectures, if necessary, take a night course in English literature,  at the same time resolving to broaden'your mind as to what'  is going on around you.  "Should you enter an office or school or establishment or  wherever your-work may take 3*011, you will-be inclined to  think your present knowledge sufficient; but bofore the year  will have rolled around you will find that you knew practically nothing." ]t is the inclination of men and women to  view life through a slit in thc wall, seeing only their own  view of it and forgetting that there are other views exactly  as good, if not better.  "Bear in mind that* behind "every cloud in the sky the  sun is shining, and what is worth having iB worth working  for; and when yoii get it, have sense and brains enough to  hold on to it. You will alwaj's find that there are dozens  .ready to take your work, and it-may be they can do it just  as well as you; whereas you will'soon "make the discovery  Jhat it is rather hard to locate one good opening on the lookout for  you. " *  "To the girl living-in a small town, at home with her  folks and among her friends, who feels-the wanderlust in  her veins, who thinks' life will not be complete unless she  wanders away to the large-city, I say stay at-home. There  a-re too manygirls born and reared in the city who must'get  work to do, and -you wDl stand better,chances" of getting  along where you know everybody and everybody knows you,  where personal feeling enters as much .into'your, advancement as your work, "than, you will among strange"people,  whose only thought is.to get the most for nothing,,and when  they must pay. toj pay as .little as possible" for as much as  they.ean get.".     - ".  -,     "     y      _,   7 ���������������������������     "   7  THE SALE OF CHINESE HAIR   ..  : vCommcntiBg"on an article about the sale of,false hair,  especially from Chinese sources,, a_ writer in'"the Manila*  Bulletin,, (Manila, P.I.) >.takes occasion7tp.'calm the fears"  of such of. its. r.eaders.as may-be,-anxious-to add'to their  natural supply, of'"'hirsute.; adornment. 'Much-less, hair , is  exported from-China] we are.told, than is generally supposed.  Even the7qucues:,that_";havc been'.disposedV'of,-ih the recent  qu'eue-cuttjng^campa'igh _in7China,:, atvleasts in* ^Hongkong]  where most;- of "the',"qu'eue:"cutti_ig ;has-been, done, have'riot  been-sold."--'Tn'-addition'ythc" report* that;the* queues* of tbe  dead" are sold'iri-fth'elmarket.isrnot only'.untrue' of.the'trade  but is-inconsistent-witlrChinese'views of the.dead^and.with  Chinese^ thought.;" We r'ea'd further:. ��������������������������� -:-\j ^--T. '/':- '/". 7  * -"."In this, connection ".the, report, of; Consul-General -George  E.VAnderson] 'of"Hongkong,'-.'relativc/tbVthe*.trade'in'huniah  hair,", will -prove .of- special ijnterest.V. .Coiisul .-Anderson*, say s:  v 'There. is7considerable-'misappreh"ension"-in' America'-'and-  ;Euf operas to*the;human\haiV.trade ���������������������������jn.-China': >-The.-trade; has  increased -immensely 'irf>,ttie: past:'f ew.'.years,"*alth'ough "it ap{  pears to"have, reached'a--turning.-point'.'^Tts growth-in Hong  kbng"' has--l.een"-������������������]ittle'-" short 7of '.'r-phenomchal>~;In *-]"907".thc  exports' of 'human" hair frbm'Hohgkong. tolthe .United .States  BLOOD, PURE, RICH,, RED  Bosy glow in the face, sparkling eyea,.  'Vivacious spirits are all the outcome ol  good blood. No surer way exists of ,  purifying and enriching the blood than  to use Dr. Hamilton's Pills. By their  gentle action on the bowels.kidneys and  liver they filter every impurity from  the system, leaving it wholesome and  able to do thc work necessary fot the  maintenance of health. 0  To be well, look well, and feel always  at your best, use Dr_ Hamilton \s PiilH  of Mandrake and Butternut, a truly  wonderful medicine for young and old.  Price 2Cc at 'all dealers.  COOKING BY ELECTRICITY  Owing to the greater display of en- .  terprise that is now boing evinced by  electricity   generating  corporations,   iii  conjunction   with   inventive  effort, the  advantages  of cooking    by electricity  arc   being  brought ��������������������������� more  forcibly   before the housewife.     Certainly it constitutes the most hygienic and  simple"'  form of preparing dishes for the-table  that has yet been devised] froe from all  danger and risk of contamination from  fumes   of   combustion  ' such   as   arise"  from the. use' of gas.      The one. great  drawback* to the system, however, has-  been thc woeful lack. of initiative on -  the part of the supply concerns.   They .l  have failed  to profit from the experience of thc gas companies. '   y '  The. electrical cooker is expensive.'in-  first cost, and there are' very'few -poo-7-  ple -who   are  prepared   to_>- purchase Ja  cooker whether.it be operated by gaa >" V\;-.J  or'electricity.     Oh the^ others-hand,--if 3,777..""  the stoves were hired out upon a "quart--   J J  erly   rental,  as-is  the  practice, among-,   i������������������  the gas companies, the resort-to.electri--// "..-.  eity.  for-cooking   purposes, would-ad-. " _: ;  vance by leaps and-bounds. y<    ' i   , ;'        ^  -The electricity generating companies- .'7'*]  have shown more sympathy'"with the ,\\  movement by supplying .current' at'a"^* '���������������������������;'  low rate for cooking ptirposes/'and'thig "y;'\  has enabled electricity to compete more * \~~j,  favorably with its powerful- rival/ '"7';  Moreover, inventive' ingenuity has 'se-''.7;;t/;*  cured .improvement.-upon improvement'^7^  to such an ���������������������������'.extent, that the" electrie--]^--*  cooker is-now highly economical," jA&J^jTv  the .utmost service , frotEu the'<-unit^qf/<v'?fy  current is secured.     ' ' -J- -"' -?77"7"-";'^$  In the ."tricity cooker"./whjch^h'asr^^'-rjsj  been" devised by Mr.'A. F. .Berry,:-the  designer "and buildei " of :'the'7special^i^fr.^|  high-pressure 'transformers employed/to;^',^^!  transmit' the first Mareonigrams- be-v-^7  tween Great 7-Britain ; and*, ^America,v-^^l  economy has-been .brought rtova?',.high'4^: *>^|  stage of. perfection. " For7; insta'nt^^Xf-f^tl  with this'cookerJthe'los~3 by'.shrinkage^.'W.-.-.~i?.|  during --*..--. l-.l-l- .  minimum.  shown;   ���������������������������.,.��������������������������� r v���������������������������.������������������~.4i������������������-i  ot;becf * lost; nearly,-threefpound.s.when^^jpl  prepared in vtliej ^.ordinary'; 7^o6kiiJ^^^|^l  range,;; and*-where'^th^  "^eatcrtwast"e'*iindefl'Va8*c^  submitted a to"the' ii tricity- '7^appliaheeS������������������������������������S  the*loss.was-but' onc^and a~iialf pounds.%V^;S  Siich^'a'"saving "���������������������������'it/'casb";alone 'is'7s'ufR-M.^^  cupiesV;less- space" Hha'n' ,'its^xi valsjtrahd  can b'e^placed at; any^coufenientyEoiny/;^  inasmuch^ ������������������?s-)^i tf ."_is>7 u n^ffeettBd^by/^p^s^'  draughts^as^'no'.flamcs^pr^productsVo  /���������������������������'nnihnRr.inn -hiive' t'n'hp. 'st.ndiflcT^nr ''e.Af--'' -'J.-.-Vi'?  about GOO men, vpinen, and'children for some time, and its  output is just a:-rl\ing in the foreign markets. Much of tho  product is sent r/> Paris, and. so far as appearances and reports-go, is' exported from there, to thc United Slates as  French hair.  " 'The o:ij<in of thc hair shipped from Hongkong, and  indeed from f.'i China, so far as information can be secured  from tho best sources here, is vastly different from that indicated by many stories published broadcast the world over.  . . . . Thc hair shipped abroad from thc empire is combings from well-to-do people, mostly women. A Chinese rnaid,  in-drefabing'-her-mistress'-haii',-simply-saves--and-sells-to-a  barber thc combings that wero formerly thrown away. Barbers also obtain considerable hair from plying their trade.  The vast mass of thc hair shipped abroad and invoiced for  the United States is in the shape of little wads or twistings.  Seldom if ever arc full heads of hair taken, nor arc queues  used. Tt is one of the strange facts of tho trado that although thousands of queues have been cut in Hongkong in  the past several months���������������������������some 15,000 is the roport���������������������������the hair  has not been sold.' "  7djusted- to 7a "nicety1- '-by y ._.    __. >%f_ -^_._  switches] 'which:CV'is"-impoBsible^:jwith^^~73|";-|  either: gas'- or^coal.7-*--Frotn''' the. '"safety ^tx-^l  the advantage - of- the jucw' ������������������������������������������������������ -system,',jibylXy>7i  less"- current Jis~ 'consumed "to-; prepare J" '���������������������������'���������������������������'-^J*;l  dishes-for  table by  this ��������������������������� system".than -  any other:"-   For instance, whereas "It':  was'"found--,'to -cost" threepence-,.in"7'a~*"  working:elass;   neighborhood 'to7cook.7  two" pounds; of meat and cake "respect-."  ivcly "by-gas .011   thc  pohuy-in-the-sbt" ."  principle, a foiir-coursc dinner - for .six *j*  people was cooked for fourpence in1the 7  same neighborhood by eloctricity. 'The '-.  mote���������������������������^enterprising - electricity���������������������������supply^i���������������������������  -��������������������������� *?-j*|-',1**  ���������������������������V, &  WHY IT WAS  Senator Gore, of Oklahoma, while addressing a convention in Oklahoma City recently, told this story, illustrating  a point he made:  "A Northern gentleman was being entertained by a  Southern colonel on a fishing trip. Tt was his first visit  to the South, and thc mosquitoes were so bothersome that  he was unable to sleep, while at the same time he could bear  his friend snoring audibly.  "The next morning he approached tho old darkey who  was doing the cooking.  " 'Jim,' he said, 'how is it the colonel is able to sleep  so soundly with so many mosquitoes around?'  " 'T'll 'tell yo', bos', the darkey replied, 'de furst part  of de night do kernel is too full to pay any -tenshun to de'  skeeters, and do last part of de night.de skeotcrs is too  full to pay any  'tenshun to de kernel.' "  ONE ON LORD ALVERSTONE  Lord Alvefstone, Lord Chief Justice, of revered memory  in Canada, presided the other night at a complimentary  dinner to Mr. J. A. Fuller-Maitland, thc musical eritic of  thc London Times, when the following story on his lordship was told. When he was Attorney-General and an M.P.,  ono of his constituents attended a service at? St. Mary Abbot's'Church out of curiosity to see his parliamentary representative in a surplice. Unablo to locato him in tho choir,  he asked a vorgcr which of tho choirmen was tho Attorney-  General. "That's, the vicar," was the dignified reply;  "those are the curates, and I'm the verger, and so long as  the choir gives satisfaction it ia none of my business to  inquire into the antecedents of any of them, man or boy."  companies arc hiring out these cookers, ���������������������������>  and in London thc simplicity.and.per- .  fcetiou of tho system has crodtod such  a favorable impression upon the housewife that they arc comiug rapidly into  vogue.  NO LIKING FOR MIRACLES       '  It is thc custom in places to hire the  farm hands in tho market squares at  liie half-yOfijIy-fairM._lt_i������������������i oftenjunusj-;*  Tug "to licnr~Elie~sciv!ints advising their"  acquaintances and frionds not to hi.ro  with such-and-such a 'Muster, as ho is  too bad-tempered, or it is not a "good-  meat shop,"  At a recent fair thc following conversation was overheard:  "Holloa, Dick!   Hoo ist that   1st tha  hired yet?"  "Ay,  Ah's paun    till  ole    Gwerdie-  ,VJ_J , ��������������������������� ���������������������������  "A man, thoo niuiina go thoor; it'tf  warst meat shop theer cud be. Didst  thoo ken wheu they're finished wid.al  pun 0' butter theer'3 mair than when  they started?"  "Oh, come, Dick, hoo can thoo mak'  that ooti"  "Well, it's this way, Tom. T' missus  scrapes some butter on t' loaf, then  she scrapes it off again, and as theer's  alius a lot of bread scraped'off as well,  it males it as-Ah tell thee���������������������������theer's  more when they've finished than whon  they started." *  "Ohj wee], I'm off to give back  word to ole Gwerdio. 1 don't fancy  anybody trying to work miracles wi'  me."  A Thorough Pill.���������������������������To clear the stomach and bowels of impurities and irritants is necessary, when, their action is.  irregular. Tho pills that will do this  work thoroughly aro Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, which are mild in action  but mighty in results. They purge painlessly and effectively, and work a permanent cure. They can bo us������������������d without fear by the most delicately constituted as there are no painful effects  preceding their gontle operation.  10L' THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, October 19, 191i  4  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.  o  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^, 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  $2������������������per year, by the Walker Press.  Advertising Rates: Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising, $1 an inoh per month.  LchuI Notices: 12l a line first insertion; 8c a line  each subsequent insertion.  Reading Notices and Locals: 15c a line.  J. E. CRANE,  AGENT, ENDERBY, B. C.  Deer Park Fruit Land  OCTOBER 19,  1911  BIG THINGS FOR OKANAGAN  ENDERBY  No Irrigation Required  These lands are situated on the b enches 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 ex-  , - cellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists.".. \  , (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.) " '   .  King Edward Hotel,p h murphy  > proprietor  Enderby  JAMES MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  REAL ESTATE  Fru it Land Hay Land  Town Lot*  The Liverpool & London &. Globe Ins. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Assurance Co.  Royal Insurance Coof Liverpool (Life dept)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee &  Accident Co.. of Canada.  BELL BLOCK.   ENDERBY  The man with money to invest cannot find anything better to invest in  than   Okanagan   property, and there  is no section in the Okanagan better  suited   to   the   purse of the man of  small or large mean's than the property    in   and   about   Enderby.     Big  things are in store for the Okanagan.  Men in   a   position   to know tell us  that we are   to   witness in 1912 the  commencement   of   a period of great  expansion.     The building;of another  transportation   line into the Valley,  if not two, is foreshadowed.     To retain the traffic which it now monopolizes,   the   C. P. R. is   preparing   in  many ways to increase its track and  handling facilities,   so that the present service    can    be improved  upon.  The road-bed from Sicamous to Okanagan    Landing    has   been    g-reatly  strengthened the past season, and it  is the intention to further strengthen  it by filling-in the trestle bridges at  Armstrong    and    other points along  the line.     The C. P? R. also contemplates the    erection    of    a 300-room  hotel   at    Sicamous - to    handle the  tourist traffic   into   the Valley.   The  hotel will be run in conjunction with5  the Banff hotel, and its being located  at Sicamous would indicate that the  railway   company   intends    to make  the Okanagan a tourist Mecca.  Enderby is certain to share' in this  prosperity. The work put upon our  streets this season has been of inestimable-value to the town-and district. It is conrmended by every  traveller in and out of the Valley,  and has already done good work in  inducing homeseekers to locate here.  The good results have but "begun. We  must prepare for ,that which is to  follow, of which we thus far have  had but a taste.  A   LAND   COMMISSION  LOANS  Applications   received  for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  GTATHANKEY^rCOrLtclr���������������������������VERNONrB:er  ENDERBY   BRICK  THE BEST BRICK IN THE PROVINCE.  Specified in C. P. R. contract for facing Ravelatoke Station.   A large stock now  on hand.- Reasonable prices for large.or small-quantities. . _By.far.the_cheapeat  Cool in summer; warm in winter:   saves most  material for a substantial house.   Cool in summer  of your painting, and half the cost of insurance.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co.  Enderby  We are now cutting stove-length  which  we are  selling  CI    1 J which d*1   Tf?  blab-wood ������������������.c$1.75  per  load  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  There does not now seen? to be any  doubt but that one of the first things  to be asked for of the Dominion Government by British Columbia will be  the appointment of a Ciommission of  local men to go   fully into the matter of Indian -reserves and dominion  lands in the railway belt. '   It is the  desire of the B. C. Government now,  as it   heretofore   has    been, to have  these matters settled in a more reasonable, and equitable way for all concerned.      Especially with  relation to  the Indian reserve lands..    There are  thousands of   acres of the most valuable land in   the    province tied up  needlessly and without the shadow of  an^excuse���������������������������in-=-Indian=reseryes-=which=  has never been, is not now, and will  never be, utilized by the Indians. .   It  stands to reason   that this condition  is wrong, and   should not be permitted to prevail.  Conditions almost as bad exist in  the Dominion land belt. Homesteaders who have been on their land  for. _ from _10._to __20. years,. have.been  unable to get their final papers. Indeed, only a few weeks ago, in thc  Mabel Lake Valley, a settler who has  been on his homestead for 15 years,  nnd has spent thousands of dollars  in labor and money in the development of it, was ordered off by the  Kamloops office. Other instance are  available where conditions are equally as bad.  The appointment of a Commission  made up of local men���������������������������men who are  conversant with the conditions prevailing���������������������������would quickly enable the  Government at Ottawa to get the information necessary for the right  settlement of these questions.'  For style, fit and simplicity, use  Ladies Home Journal Patterns.  Large assortment on hand to choose  from.     Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits,  $699,969.88  Honorary Preaidwit.  Ri. Warn. LORD STKATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL, G. C. M. G.  PrcmUnt Bam.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND, K. C. M. G.  Vice-President and O^oei*! Manager.   SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON, Burt.  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St.E.C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Px^r^t SS-W1"  Branches in Okanagan District: Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon. Kelowna and Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON. Esq.. Maaagar, Vnnon A. E. TAYLOR, Manager Enderby.  ENGLISH PRESS COMMENT  oi  j   The London Times:���������������������������The Duke  Connaught will take a wide view  Mb duties.  |   The Morning Post:���������������������������The eldest &n<\  largest Dominion Nation now enter*  ii.to equal status with the inhabitants!  'ot the United Kingdom.  I   The London Daily Mall:���������������������������The Duke  Of Connaught will have immense sue.  oeia.  JOKE ON THE DUKE  A    Local    Painter's    Remark    About  Buckingham Palace  An amusing story concerning the  democratic personality of King  George's uncle, the Duke of Connaught, is going the rounds. It seems  the Duke and the Duchess, accom-:  panled by a considerable party, paid  a visit of inspection to the Hampstead  Garden suburb recently.  A painter, who was standing near  the Duke and Duchess, said he had  served with the Duke, who smilingly  observed: "And now you are a painter.  I suppose things are very_ brisk in tho  painting line this springtime?"  "Yes," was the reply; "but there's  one place that badly wants doing and  doesn't-get it.".  "Where is that?" Inquired the Duke.  - "Buckingham Palace," replied the  painter, and went gravely on with his  work, apparently oblivious of the smile  he raised "on the face of every one In  the, royal group.  "There . your opinion and . mine  agrees," said' the Duke, as he walked  away.  85 per cent of all headaches are the  result of eye-strain. Are you troubled  that way? If so, consult S. L.Taube  (of the Taube Optical Co., Calgary,)  who will be at Reeves' Drug Store on  i Saturday, Nov. 4th.  COAL !  COAL!  I am prepared to fill orders for  domestic coal; large or small {quantities.     James Mowat, Office Bell Blk.  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge- No.. 44  Regular meetings fir������������������t  Thursday on or after- the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows HaH. Vleiting  brethren cordially invited.  WALTER ROBINSON  W. M.  S. H. SPEERS,  Secretary  I. 0.0. F.  Law is a lottery, and the;. lucky  mah with the most money has. the  best chance to win..  MEW  BOOKS  Eureka Lodge, No. SO  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. O.  0. F.'hall, Metcalf block.   Visiting,brothers always   welcome. '        R. BLACKBURN. N. G.  R. E. WHEELER. Secy.  W. DUNCAN. Trtas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. Ky K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. qf P. Hall. , Visitors eor-  dially invited to attend.-  J. H. CHALMERS. C.C.  C. E.STRICKLAND. K.R.S. ���������������������������  R.J. COLTART. M. F; .< ,  . K.of P. Hall is the only hall in Ei.d*rby suitable"  Cor public entertainments."- For'ra^es,'etc',r8ppljr -.  to- ���������������������������     .-   R. F. JOHNSTONE. M. E��������������������������� Enderby i  PROFESSIONAL  "G.  ���������������������������L. WILLIAMS'  - Dominion and, :  '���������������������������  Provincial Land Surveyor  Bell Block  Enderby;-B.C.  THE TAUBE OPTICAL,CO.  j  A full list of the latest  books published, by the  best authors, and in, the  standard board bindings.  As the evenings lengthen  you will require something  interesting to read. Make  your selection before the  best are picked up.  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St. Enderby  Eye Specialists  7..-, - .  14 Years Experience 77  132 Eighth Ave. East.   Calgary, Alt*.;  Regular aisits to Enderby  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours.:   Forenoon, 9 to 10:30  . Afternoon. 3 to 4  Evening, 6:30 to 7:30.  > Sunday, by appointment   -  Office: Cor. Cliff and George St*.     .   ENDERBY  w.  e. banton;  Barrister, Solicitor)     "  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  "  etc.  Offices, Bell Block, Enderby,B.C.  W  ALTER ROBINSON  Notary Public  Conveyancer  Cliff St;," - next City-Hal),- -Enderby ���������������������������  ��������������������������� 41   ������������������J  Al  POLITICAL  FNDERBY   CONSERVATIVE  -^ ASSOCIATION  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  Remember the date of S. L. Taube's  visit to Enderby, and if you have eye  troubles, consult him at Reeves'  Drug Store on Saturday, Nov. 4th.  FOR  SHOES    AND RUBBERS try  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Estimates furnished on all kinds  of Cement, Brick and Plaster  Work.  Oregon Nursery Co.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees.  All Non-Irrigated.Stock.  A. E. Patten, Agt, fair view, b.c  F.  H. BARNES,  President.  W. E. BANTON  Secretary.  ������������������4-  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables . ���������������������������  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;   Careful Driv-  . ers; Dray ing of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Prompt attention to all customers  ft  Land-seekers  and Tourists invited to give ub a trial. . , ~.,'it-\r .ft?,.'-;   .i, 'v '  V   ���������������������������-.-il-ijyvi,^: ~.-  I  i%  -    ,-li Z\' '      _t f *  ,.i'7~/'  ���������������������������Is;/  t  Thursday, October 19, 1911  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  yS  I  *^_. fe  PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS ACT  OKANAGAN ELECTORAL DISTRICT.  TAKE NOTICE that I have received objections in writing to the  retention of thevfollowing names on the Register of Voters for the Okanagan Electoral District on the grounds stated below.  And take notice, that at a Court of Revision to be 'held on the  Sixth day of November, 1911, at the Court House, Vernon, at r eleven  o'clock in the forenoon, I shall hear and determine the said objections,  and unless such named persons or some other Provincial voter on their'  behalf satisfies me that such objections are not well founded, I shall  strike such names off the said Register. .  ,   L. NORMS,        ���������������������������    "  Registrar of Voters.  Dated this  '6th day of October, 1911.  Cooking Stoves'1  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  The, following persons are reported absent from the District:  I'1  U  DUKE OF CONNAUGHT AS A  BABE  This photograph was taken on May 1st, 1851, and shows the Duke ol  .Wellington presenting a casket to his godson Prince Arthur (Duke of Connaught).  No.  Name  CANADA'S LOSS ON PULP WOOD  The exportation   of pulpwood in a  raw form from Canada into the Uni-  PORESTRY IN  SAXONY  The   aggregate    area   of the state  forest of Saxony is less than 450,000  ll  ted States is    increasing yearly, and j acres:    The yield of the state forests  in the year 1908 .was 220 million feet i  board measure. In this total are  compressed 83 per cent of wood and ,  'timber fit for technical use and 17  per'cent of fire wood. The.age of  final maturity^ beyond which trees are  not "allowed to remain is: for spruce,  pine/80 years; for all  hardwoods, 120 years. The diameter  of the trees measured at four and a  by just so ranch as this is so does  Canada lose the benefits to be derived from manufacture and the increased value of the raw products.  The Forestry Branch of the Department of the , Interior has compiled  statistics showing that over a million and a half cords of pulpwood 80 years; for  were cut .in Canada during 1910,  \vorth_   nearly    $9,800,000.       Over 60  ���������������������������per cent of this amount was sent out  half feet above   the ground at these  ������������������  of Canada without further labor.being expended on it. The c United  States manufactured it-info pulp and  .paper. From. United States Forest  Products bulletins,.it is seen that approximately - two-thirds  of the pulp-  ages depends entirely on the quality  of the soil. - It varies for spruce between-8 and'10 inches; for "pine, between 6 and 10 v inches. . The" entire  gross--- expense for .forestry in 1908  was a million and V half dollars; 40  - wood -imported    by' that 'country'is j per-cent for-"salaries; 40 per cent for  nanufactured    into  mechanical  pulp,*: logging and . forest experiments, and  and  three-fifths    into    sulphite 'pulp, \20 per-   cent   for    planting and road,  and that* a   cord    of wood produces j building.     The -entire gross revenue  "one-ton    of* mechanical pulp or one-* from"forestry iiT'1908  was ~?3,900,000.  half - ton    of   chemical    pulp.     This  The net 'revenue was as a' consequence  .means that    of   th'e 940,000 cords'of  $2,400,000, /.equal . to/ ���������������������������_ $5.32 .net "per  *'Canadian", pulpwood    sent    into, the-acre.   '   "*.    , ���������������������������      ~     7     '      "' '  United States in 1910, 377,000 tons of  mechanical'   pulp   and 83,000 tons of  chemical pulp were made.     The value  of this -pulp,.  for*:* which .Canada re-  " ceived $6,210,000 tas- pulpwood, was  over $13,500,000 at the average prices"  paid in' 1910 by United States importers of ^pulpwood. Thus Canada  did not get* one-half the amount she  would have received if all pulpwood  were converted into pulp .on Canadian soil. As the United States  does not export 2 per. cent of what  it imports, a certain and steady market would be found for all the wood  pulp of Canadian production.  2.   Fred A.  Abbott,  -  8.   Clifford Adams  109.   Geoffrey Edmund Ashton  2G7.   Arthur Martin Bilty  307.   Victor Blanning  ^ 543.   ThomasPulsford Wallator Carter  847.   Edwin Clive Dent  940.   Rowland Dunning  -960.   William Henry Edgell      .  1039.   Robert Sommerville Falcon.    ���������������������������  1048. James Forman Faulkner  1049. James Forman Faulkner  1341.   Alexander McDonald Greive  1535.   Reginald Hody'  1634.   William Henry Ireland,  ,1713.   Ezra Kercher  1829.   William "J. Lawrence  ' 1956.   Alfred Ernest Mallett  2337.   Baptiste Craw-ford Moore  2428. "Cy  Nicholls        '     -   *  2433.   William  James Nicol  "24917   Samuel* Parker .   * ",  2620. " Thomas Sidney Trice " ~  _  ,2729.   -John Edward" Roach "     . '" ''  2751: "Arthur- Thomas "Robinson-"'-^- ''.  '2864/ Charles "Schwas?  2870.^Henry Scott-     "   /'--   >  '  3062.* Cyril Stackhoiise' y.;  -  3318.   Joseph' J. Wallace a- '" ���������������������������  3366. -Joseph Clifton Milton M. Webster  Place  Summerland  Summerland  Balcomo  Summerland  West Summerland  Balcomo  Summerland  Summerland  West Summerland  Summerland  Summerland  Summerland   .  Summerland  Summerland  Summerland  Summerland  Summerland  Summerland  Summerland  Summerland  Summerland ,      . -  S'ummerland  Summerland 7 f ^.  Summerland     , _/  Summerland11-,.;-" .-*���������������������������  Summerland1,. r % .  Summerland   , 7 *.  Summerland    '* >  Summerland -  Summerland^ -"' "J  We have  _c  on cut at all times,  and our aim is to  give good service.  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  ���������������������������*<" .*���������������������������  *- \ ��������������������������� ~i -��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� *  i    The following persons are reported deceased: Vl  EIGHT FEET OF CLEAN ORE  Last week, at a distance of about  1S00 feet from the p,ortal, S feet of  clean ore was crosscut in the No. 6  tunnel ol the Standard mine near Sil-  verton, says thc Slocan Record. This  proves the continuity of the rich sil-  -vor-lead-ore body-found An- the-upper  levels, and gives stoping ground of  250 feet in clean ore, ranging from 8  to 15 feet in width. The assays  average about GO per cent lead and  80 ounces silver. Besides thc clean  ore there is a large body of concentrating ore, carrying silver-lead and  zinc.  2566.* Harvey Phinney   -  2653.   Alexander Rankin  Summerland  Summerland.  FOR, HARDWARE - and - GRANITE-  .--The "following persons are reported as. appearing twice on thef-list:  WARE-try; Enderby Trading Co. Ltd. '   1285.   Frederick -Albert Gordon,-'        _West Summerland   '     - -  From Maker to Wearer  . SHOES,, SHOES,   SHOES    .  A full line of first-class, latest'styles, -"  newest lasts, solid leather throughout  ���������������������������most perfect fitting, MACKAY AND," 7.  GOODYEAR WELT, MEN'S, LADIES \.  and CHILDREN!S BOOTS &*SHOES, y  also a full line of working and" high1/'/  cut boots and shoes."     _   ^' -������������������������������������������������������'iJj.\~fy  At a Saving of from 30c to 40c.in ihe DoDaf//  All    goods   shipped 'by express-or,ypy.  mail prepaid - to   destination 'to1 any/  part of the Dominion. _ J-7 -   */ ,_,) 7;  -..Write for'free illustrated catalogue/ \/j;  and be convinced.1     -,-������������������������������������������������������'.'   -*/-/ -V ,"���������������������������;������������������-'-.' ;S-Y:  '. THE* ANNE^. SHOE Co/' -v^- 7yM  ,333,Portage-Ave., Winnipeg,' Man: /*<'������������������', fc*������������������  ���������������������������   . ,-,.1  Walker Press Office -^.:^i^l������������������ pSIiHl  ���������������������������_:���������������������������_:���������������������������z���������������������������i���������������������������   - *���������������������������:���������������������������: ���������������������������v\ ��������������������������� '"hfcl  Kwong3Ch0njf  . ^NEW LAUNDRY ri^  ���������������������������%._._*!��������������������������������������������� J,.   ������������������., .J. I  ���������������������������r-i-'y^l  .- /���������������������������    .-.-; ENDERBY,/B./C.v-'^#-;7":''-.^^Af|  '^Family*' Washing1" collected /w.eekly;../;;-*-;;>  First-class.- workmanship $.S atisf action^ p'/Jz  guaranteed.- ,-\,' :"-   -      ��������������������������� ���������������������������*������������������������������������������������������   ''^''.J/'./v'j^f  SKW?  ^^  VSBBsaVSi  SliSXZ  m  Not a  CITY OF ENDERBY  MUNICIPAL   VOTERS'   LIST  NOTICE is , hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal  Elections Act, 1908, all persons  claiming as householders or license  holders to have their names placed  'upon the list of voters for the election cf Mayor and Aldermen, are required during the month of October,'  in each year, to make and cause to  be delivered to the Oity Clerk a  statutory declaration of qualification.  Form of declaration will be supplied  on application at the City Hall.  By Order.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  City Hall, Enderby, Oct. 1st, 1911.  City Clerk.  Service  ���������������������������������������������  Words, but a  Service of Works  vLLj iii  "Wrz&iS.  s>  A service the custom tailor  with his limited, facilities^cannot give: you ��������������������������� " Fit-rite'  tailored  clothes,   designed  and  made  by  experts  in  their individual lines of work.  Every portion of the garments receives  most careful attention. They are designed  to fit real men, not ideal models. It would  be a very exceptional man indeed who could  not find a perfect fit in the "Fit-rite " line.  The styles are the creations of the foremost designers in the business.   Just now  the  styles   lean   towards  the English  models, and our suits in this line are  among the handsomest garments seen  on the streets.  Either call at the itoro or send us a poit card bearing Jjour  name and nddress, and we'll give you a copy of the 'Fit-  rite Style Forecast," containing the latest news of fashion  tendencies for the comhig Fall and Winter.  fo.  ������������������'  0  :������������������?  ���������������������������")���������������������������'  CO. Ltd.  T'.v.^-jra^^.,a^'-V-g^^^  y&y^^Tgca^a������������������:agi^^ ENDERBY PRESS-AND. WALKER'S WEEKLY  The Best Oarmen In America  How   Canadians   Havo   Corral&i   This Year's Trophies  I'lr-.y. .1.  S'fciiTolt,   i������������������   tlie   Canadian  Tin: outstanding feature of the row  ing season of MM I has boen the excellence of Canadian oarsmen. They have  .swept away''the principal prizes at-all  Liti' important, rega  beer.   held  tm  Las,    which    have.  this continent, and have  made :i   '.-re-lilalil't .shuwiiitr in   i.nghuid.  are  .sweeping  statements.   Arc  iif'-'oi i.l..'. liv   the -facts?  ���������������������������th.-'ttt  tin.  Peoples'  Bcgat-  rinlaiiciiiliia. the  Argonaut  To!OllfO,       W..I!       the  rice ami   liie  senior  I In-sc  thev   in',:  (Mi  .Inly,  la.  I.eld   in  liowing    Club,    ni  senior  cii_,h! u.ircd  .-.ingle M'dllri     In  * In  IsT   proved   1.1  fit <>\V'.!>S  (III!   bfst  Ici'. K. I'., liut-  as an- oarsmen  -.cullers on  the  lilted  tn mf'i1  continent  The No. .Invest urn lnUunational Ho  gait a, licl'l at I'ninth, on .Inly iii anil  ���������������������������J.-1, rcvcah'ii llif .���������������������������.l.ic-iiuth of thc W^n  iiipeg Kowing illub, of Wiiuiiprj;, At  this i'c^atta I In-. nais'nen fioin tbe lied  h'ivor won I In- senior .-.ingle sculls, junior and senior doubl-; sculls, junior ami  senior fours, junior and senior eights,  nml the pair oais fron, the bcM, crews  of thc Northwester!! Slates. Winnipeg  truly almost wiped lhc slate, clean of all  colons hut I heir own. ainl maintained  thi'.   tr.-idition-i   wiii^h    lifted   the   Ste  ��������������������������� ward'? Cup, at Henley hist year. The.  club is in a flourishing condition and  its record, successes have attracted  many promising im-mhois. When Western energy and eulluisia-m aro applied  to au  oar, records m;i.y  well   tremble.  Thi'. greatest, regalia of North Am  erica is that hold Manually by the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen. This year (he, "e.-iec.iit ive decided  lhat the. contests would take place on  Saratoga Bake, Saratoga, N.Y., duly 28  and 20, or a week in advance of the  Koyal Canadian Men Icy. Tin; action of  the National Association was strongly  disapproved of by Canadian oarsmen  because il, was a departure from the  long established .custom uf holding tin-  American regatta after Henley. In former years, Canadian crews, if siicccss-  i'ul at their own National regatta, competed at the. American. The change  was a hardship for junior crews, because, if they entered the American in  tennediato contests, aod   wore, success-  ���������������������������ful, they would he. disqualified for the  Canadian junior races. Coii.scr|ueiitly���������������������������  the success of the Canadian Henley was  threatened   lo  some  extent  by   the ac  tion  of the   National   Association.  All  Canadian clubs, save the Argonauts, decided .not to enter the American National. The Argonauts determined to  train-a special eight to row- intermediate   af  Saratoga   ami   to   reserve,   their  /regular junior eight for lie.iilc.y. Senior  crews were, nunaffected. If the Americans hoped to cut. the Canadian training season short by advancing their regatta a" "couple, of weeks their efforts  ���������������������������were in vain. Under the care of Mr.  Joseph Wriglil, Iheir captain anil aina-  1eur coach, ihe Aigonauts went down  to Saratoga with the- light of battle in  thoir eyes. They entered six' races and  won nil of them from such crack clubs  as the Now Vork Alhlelic.s, -v.hu Arun-  dels, of Baltimore, tlio Do I roil Jioat  Club and the  Vespers, of Philadelphia.  .The six victories, won,-: Senior eights,  senior fours, senior Association single  sculls, senior championship single sculls,  quarter mile  dash   senior  single, sculls,  , and intermediate eight;.. To carry olf  five senior American championships  was a remarkable achievement for a  single club. I'.ullor's wonderful performance of winning the. throe senior  single races made all the rowing critics  in   America   gnsp   wilh  astonishment.  Or;-ti lying as were the victories of  the Argonauts, Hu-y liad a bad elfee.t  upon the Koyal Canadian Henley. l>u-  lutli withdrew ils entries ami tin- only  tor's training and English experience.  To. decide wliich crew would win before thc nice is a task which would  puzzle the exports, but it would be ;.  contest worth going miles to see. in ihc  senior fours, with tin- possible exception of tiie Ottawa Henley crew, the  Argonaut.-: arc fastest, 'fhey had also  the best light senior, aad junior eights.  Winnipeg probably had rlie lies' .junior  single and double sculler.- of the s.-jisoii  It is peculiar to watch t.hc olfoct that  tin' product ion nf a high-clus.. eight  sunn-times ha- on a club. <>it:>wa h the  case in point. Last year they ,-tood  nigh in American and Canadian honors  This year they Ind nn National entric.?  and t.heir eight ami two fours were  badly beaten at the C.-inadian Henley.  When the hiii fellows are being brought  io the line edge of physical perfection  the smaller  fry get  little attention.  Tin- Maritime Prownce.- Bowing As  socialion, which is affiliated with the  C. A, A������������������- O., has not produced main  scullers or .-weep men of note fhi^ year.  True, Halifax* ha.- still .Jilin O'Neill,  but John changed his mind about; row  ing against Butler at lhe National. ITe  may well afford lo do thi.- because the  National laurels weie hi- w.ars ago.  and he doe.- not need to make a reputa  tion  by eiicounlering  the coming men.  " It is gialifyiug to learn that an effort  will bo made this winter to organize-  new rowing clubs in Montreal, Caelum?  has always -tillered from lack of local  co.'iipn.itioii. Th,* greatest obstacle is  the absence of a good course within  practice distance of the city, but if  the. M A. A. get, behind the lowing  boom something good may conn- of it,.  What does this superiority of (-anna  dian oarsmen mean? Of what ������������������ignifi  eanr-e is the fact lhat crews from Win  iiijicg and Toronto swooped down on  the American icgattns this-.season and  carried away the principal prizes'? Do  thoso successful border raids mean anything? If one visits American and  Canadian regattas he will notice certain things which help to answer these  ijucstinny. In the first place, the Am  erican oarsinen are rarely the equal of  the Canadian in physique. Secondly,  they do not show the same external  evidence of careful, sane, scientific  training. Thirdly, the American crews  are neatly always beaten in the last  minute, hi other words, '"they die in  the stretch." llowiug is the most exhausting form of exercise in the world.  No other sport requires s,tich qualities  (if muscle and endurance. Is il tine  that, our northern climate is more suitable for such contests than that which  is nearer the ''Sunny South?'' or, does  if breed n  more rugged race of men?  United Stnies clnl-.s which M-uliueii to  face- tho Canadians were tbe Detroit  I'.oat Club find (lie Mutual Bowing Club,  of I'.uffalo. Oui of ten Canadian championships, only one crossed Hie border.  This was Ihe/j'.iiiioi single sculls, won  by I). Ke.gan, of the Mutual Club.  Hamilton Kowing Club won the four-  oaifd working bunt race, and tiie .Hon  Mowing Club, of Tot onto, won the  pmior fours. The olhei sc\en races,  _vi/.., - ..cuiim, _ light ..ciiior__;ind_ junior  eights, senior fours, senior singles, light-  wi'ighl jicnior fours, and juiiioi double,  woro won by Ibe Argonaut.-. The last  menlioneil ciub lias ju^l completed the  in-ist siit'ce-sfnl season :u its history  U the. I'eople'n National and  liegiillas, il-) oieiiilieiN stalled  teen la'V.H .nnl won lil'loo'i, e  which   wcic- M-nioi   i-M-uts.  As   for   lhe   Kngl'.Mi   Henley,  matter  of alldetic history  how  Imwu cigtil  beat   lb" I'.elniaus and dias  ed   Magdalene.  College,   the   winners  of  the  Grand   '!h:illeiige   ''up.     Also,  their  tour won l!,e first !i-nt "f th- Stewards  Cup.  Ihe vud of Ui'' si-ason. who are the  ,!   ^���������������������������n!lers   in   America*  Henley  iu eigh-  cven   ol  it   j a   a  the  Ot  ice  the ''ana  Tin- scullers  ly by [Hitting  senior eights,,  At i lie viol o  best crews and -a-ullers in  One answer is easy to give-i'anadiaiis.  II. is alnio.il as ea-v to pi  dians aeeoiding '" mciii.  a>e disposed of inmicdiaU  I'.uller at, their head. In  the choice will be between -C'e Argonauts and the Ottawa Henley crews.  The Ottawa crow was a trifle faster,  perhaps a second, over the Canadian  .Henley and National courses-last-year.  Hut fhey rowed in a si  while the An.onauts us-'d  This year Hie Argonauts have  I'boai,. Also fhey have Co.of-  lor at stroke, and oilier  ,hanges in the oro.w. They broi-.;' tiie  senior record of the United Mates  this year and are, in tin  their' supporters,   *   '"i''1 .  Rtrouger crow than the Ottawa eight, as  they rowed last year.    l'-"l   ���������������������������'  rememliere.d thai the Oltawas  [irovod greatly as ii. result  THE   TALLEST   OF   T^VLL   BUILD-  .INGS  Work is now iii progress at ilroad-  way and Barclay Street on tho foundations of one of thnse,; huge steel-ami-  conerele oflice buildings, which arc such  n characteristic feature of the modern  architecture of New ,.1'ork City. Thc  Wool worth l'5uilding. as it will be called, will have a frontage of about in?  feet on Broadway, between Barclay  Street"and Park Plaeo, and it will extend into the bloch for a depth of  about 200 feet. -Its most, distinguishing characteristic, at least to the popular eye, will be ils great height, for its  crowning element, ball "or lantern, or  finial, or whatever it may be called,  will stand exactly 77.1 feet above the  street level.  At the site there is the characteristic,  deep bed of quicksand, and through  this lhe foundations are now being  carried down everywhere to solid rock,  which is about 110 feet below the sidewalk. Hence the structure, from lowest    foundation   to its topmost point.  3. inches to 18 feet 9 inches in diameter.  They are. loaded to a maximum of IS  tons per square foot. Generally speaking, the axes of tho columns stand in  line with the axes of the caissons; but  in.aome cases they are placed eccentrically, and their load is transferred  to'the centre of the caisson by moans  of heavy steel girders acting as cantilevers. These girders are very massive  aud stiff, being,.as"much-as 2 inches iu  thickness in the web, ami having an  average depth of S feet, with a maxi-  inuin weight of 60 tons.  i'rom the 55th1;to the 50th floor, the  inclined .members of the. pyramid take  care of tlie wind stresses. From the  50th to "tho -47th floor, deep floor girders with solid gusscl plates serve the  same purpose. From the -i2nd to thc  -StIi floor, the exterior wall columns  arc braced against the wind by extra  deep wall girders, and by knee braces,  reaching well into the centre of each  story. From the L'Sth lloor to the  street, every panel between the outside  columns facing Broadway and the opposite face, of the building is stiffened  by a full-depth web portal with heavy  flanges. Trunsvorsclv to Broadwav,  the bracing is by means of single portals, reaching across the full width of  thc tower.  There are iu the building (50 main,  columns of closed box section. The  maximum load on a single column  reaches the enormous iigurc of 4,750  tons, and this column measures at the  base, 2 feet 0 inches by ?> feet S inches,  the total cross section ol.' metal being  G50 square inches. Thc architect of the  building, -Mr, Cass Gilbert, and his consulting and designing engineer, Mr.  Gunvald Aus, are to be congratulated  on the design. Thc Scientific American  has frequently suggested that for good  architectural effect it. would be advisable, in these tall buildings, to accentuate the vertical lines at the expense  of the. horizontal. Mr. Gilbert has  done this to a marked degree, and iu  Iiis treatment of the tower he has introduced those open-work piunaclcs or  "towcrehl.es," if wc may coin a word,  whieh the medieval builders used to  such happy effect in the towers of their  Gothic cathedrals.  The exterior walls are to be built of  granite up to the fifth floor ,and above  that of terra cotta. The building -will  be served by 20 elevators, all of which  will be thoroughly fireproof ed; also  there will be four commodious fire-  oseapo stairways, -widely separated  from one another, and each built in a  fireproof shaft. The structural steel  will have a coating of one inch of  cement mortar; their interior spaces  will be filled in solid -with concrete or  mortar, and the whole will be inclosed  in a shell of terra cotta 3 inches thick."  There. will be no wood whatever nor  any inflammable substance in the building. Doors, windows and trim will be  of presesd steel, floors of mosaic, and  exposed exterior windows will be glazed  with  wi re -,clamps.    '   - ���������������������������    -  Logging Through the Air  The Use of': Machinery Has Killed the Romance  of the  Old-Fa-shioned  Canadian Logging Camp  ���������������������������tional   eight,  tlie old 'style  of shell,  a se.cfiona  -I" rev    Ta.v  opinion   of  faster   and  ol  must be  iavi! im-  their win  will have a total height of SSo~TccT.  The main building, which will oo*"cr  the whole area except for a Ho by i)G  foot iuteiior rear court, will contain  III stories, and above this there will rise  from lhe centre of the Broadway facade  a great tower, S4 by SO foot square,  wliich will extend, with vertical walls,  to the 50th floor, with an offset at tho  l-nil floor, where the dimensions aro  reduced lo 09 by 71 feet, and af the,  J7fh .lloor.. where, there .is a .further. rC:  duel ion to 5!> by 01 feet, The height  from the sidewalk to thc 31 st. floor,  which Minr!_������������������ the kip' of the main roof,  will be 100 feet. The tower extends  another 270 feet, from Iho .'list to the  5011) lloor, making the height above  sidewalk lo this point 070 feet. Hero  it is suimounted by a pyramid which is  ")'l feet square at th<^ base, in which aro  live additional floors and an observation  gallery, the last-named being at an elevation of 7.10 feet above lhe sidewalk.  There are two floors below street lcv\  ami the geneial height of each story  throughout i- 12'G feet. The Wool-  worth Building is designed in accordance with the building code of this city,  which allows 150 pounds per square  fool loud on the first and basement  floors and 75 pounds per square foot  on each of the other floois. When we  renieinbiM that a uniform wind pressure  of :!'> pounds per square foot over the  whole surface of'the building ha^ been  provided, fi", it can be understood that  'he stresses from wind alone reach enormous figures. The maximum direct  compression from wind pressure on ono  single column of the building reaches  2,500,000 pounds, to which must be added 200.000 pounds delivered from tho  portal bracing.  'fhe steel framework, alone will contain 2ii,0()0 tons of steel. .Its'various  columns will be supported on 00 piers  of partly reinforced concrete, which are  now being sunk to solid rock a-t an  average depth of 110 feet below street  level. I.xc.epl where conditions call for  rectangular shapes, the caissons are  cylindrical, and they vary from S feet  TURBINE   LOCOMOTIVE"  A small turbine locomotive fitted with  especially designed turbines has. been  successfully'tried at Milan. The 'peculiar feature of the turbine is the  use of movable blades, which are operated in series. 'Four sets of such  bladesare used, and at high speed the  steam strikes the first set of blades  only, while at intermediate speeds two  sets or' three sets can como into play.  The reversing mechanism is a special  and unique feature of this motor. The  rotors have, two sets of blades which  are of opposite, curvature. When running in one. direction the steam passes  over the. blades at the outer .circumference from left to right; when running in Ike opposite, direction steam  passes over the oilier set of blades  from right t.o left. In either case the  loss of energy due lo the blowing action  of the second set of blades only  amounts to a small fraction of the total,  and the experiments show it to be 2  to '���������������������������'> per cent. It is reported that this  engine starts well under load both ou  c-ur.vi_s.iiiid.gradienls..n.nd-that-thc_.coii.-.  sumption of steam has not exceeded 'Mi  [Kinnds per horse-power hour when running   in   either   direction.  THE KERGUELEN ISLANDS  Franco is beginning to take au interest iu the Werguelen Islands, discovered by the French navigator Jv.r-  giiolon-Treinaroc in 1772. According  bo Ifcriii Boissiere, who. with his bro  therr has devoted -Jiinisclf'tn* the* development of these islands, they will soon  become a  prosperous colony.  They contain no trees, but an immense quantity of a fodder plant, -i  species of cabbage, which is eagc-ly  eaten by horses, sheep, pigs, and rabbits. Rabbits, ruts, and mice aro the.  only indigenous animals. There is  also a single bird, the sheathbill. which  lives in company with the sea-birds.  The sea-elephants, which had been practically exleruiinated by 1SI0, are now  again very numerous. The waters  round the island1, also abound in  whales, and it is upon the whale, and  sea-elephant fishery lhat. the hopes of  developing "'   useful  colony  rest,  WANTED TO KNIW  Tommy had been taken lo church  for the first time, and there was much  about it that interested him. Tt was  just before the sermon that his curiosity got the better of his silence.  "Muwer," he whispered.  ''���������������������������Host, dear/' said his mother.  "Wait until  church  is over  "But, Muwer, 1 want  to  i >  know sum-  wait, dear.'-  said  fordet.  Muwer,"  pin'," said Tommy.  "Well, you   must  his mother.  " I 'm  afwaid "I'll  he pleaded.  "Very well, then, what is it?" said  the good lady, bending down to catch  the iitfle chap's words.  "What does dat minister wear his  nightgown for? Ain't he got any pyjamas'?" asked Tommy.  Away back in tho days when the  *' Kadiumadaisy"���������������������������as certain of the  old mothers-in Israel were wont to pronounce "Reading Mado .Easy"���������������������������formed thi; chief factor in the literary portion of a rural Ontario education; when  "maple sap was boiled down in monster  kettles and predigested-breakfast foods  were less heard of than automobiles,  logging was a matter of horny banded  and iinreinittenf toil. Ontario was  cleared by axes and saws in the hands  of untiring pioneers, and a dinky, horsepower sawmill in Ihc bush was a luxury.  What was true of Ontario applied, for  the most part, to every portion of wonderful, tree-covered, early America.  Then came the salad days of the lumbermen and the picturesque features we.  always associate with logging operations���������������������������especially in lOastcrn Canada,  where the French-Canadians added color and romance lo the hard work���������������������������were  developed. Bit by bit the ruthless  war reduced the units of forest, and  once vast stretches of woodland became thinned as thc hair on a worried  head.  ���������������������������Naturally, during this progress thc  old hand method of logging was discarded for something" more adequate,  Thc strong, backwoods teams with their  skilful drivers; the skid roads and the  costly Jogging trails were introduced  and later shared their work with thc  useful donkey engine. Now, with the  primeval forest making its last magnificent stand along the vast reaches  of the Pacific Coast, inudern science has  eliminated practically all waste, and  incidentally, the individual importance  of either man or beast has dwindled  most remarkably. The time is right at  hand when the great trees, rearing their  branches in some far wildernoas of  bush, will be whisked down, carried off,  and reduced to dressed lumber entirely  by machinery!  Lt is peculiarly fitting that this perfection of log handling should materialize where King Timber i.s making  his last stand and that the last, stand  should be made in British Columbia,  where timber is perhaps the greatest,  asset of the .Province. It is almost' impossible i'or one has never been among  real timber fo realize what, some of  the stands of British Columbia timber  are like. There is no doubt that it  is fhe finest timber of its kind in the  world.  The immense areas of this marketable timber, the great size of the  trees, and the density of the stands,  especially on Vancouver Island, have  attracted ihe attention of the. lumbermen of: the world. II. is.on Vancouver  Island���������������������������a large island . some . eighty  miles -from fhe mainland, which contains thc capital city of Victoria���������������������������that  this limber is at its best, and here,  where some of it.'may be. reached by  excellent automobile roads, it.forms one  of the many attractions for tourists.  When it, is stated that single acres of  timber on Vancouver Island will produce" as much lumber as one hundred  acres anywhere in fhe east, some idea  of its density is gained. As for thc  quantity of it. it has been estimated by  experts that there is sufficient marketable timber standing on" Vancouver Island today to supply thirty-four of the  largest, modern double sawmills, running steadily night and day, for one  hundred years. This does nut take  into account the'growth that would' occur during that time.  There are three districts'on the island where the timber at present being  worked is most dense���������������������������iu the Jordan  Hi ver country; a found Alberhie, and  to the northward of the town of  Comox. It is in thc heart of :"0,000  acres of some of the finest forest in  the latter district   that, one of the lar-  ���������������������������V.'.>���������������������������".���������������������������-'!'*'!���������������������������IUXiSt���������������������������'"0Pern - In nibor_CM mps  in the world is situated. I fore the  modern art of handling timber has arrived at its highest development. The  bell of timber "thus tapped is a part  of the old original Nanaitno Railway  grant, and it. is unique in that the land  is flat.  To properly handle this great belt of  standing lumber the company constructed a standard-gage railroad from  Comox". north���������������������������to._thc_..valjcy ..of the  Campbell Hi ver and covered, with side  lines, the property. This road is so  solidly and substantially constructed  that "it might be used at any time as  a regular railroad line. The euro exercised in its building is amply repaid  iu the time saved by the. extra heavy  loads it is possible to haul over il. The  unique feature of this camp at present,  however, is what is known as the cable-  way skidder. A strong cable is rigged between I wo giant frees, one of  them alongside the railway line, lhe  other at the farthest border of the  area being worked. Smaller cables,  with special hooks, thc whole strung  through sliding blocks, depend from  Ihe main cable and are governed by a  powerful stationary engine. By this  ingenious method logs are picked up  as they lie and shot tliron_:h the air  to thc railroad line. There, they are  dropped neatly in position on special  flat cars ready for transportation to.  the. water.  This method of skidding logs not  only saves infinite timber and labor,  but it delivers the logs free from dirt  and grit which become ground into  them "by thc old method, aud often  prove disastrous to the saws at the  mills. As for the work saved by  this aerial'logger, the reader can figure  it out from the facts that'the bolt under operation cuts over seventy-thousand feet to the acre and thc trees  average two hundred feet high. The  skidders .now in use at the Mackenzie  and Mann camp have a capacity of oue  hundred thousand feet, of logs a day  each.  With the logs loaded on the big flat  ears the train is made up. Thero are  usually.-forty loaded cars to a train.  Powerful locomotives���������������������������the latest arrival is the biggest engine on the island  ^-'arc used to haul these trains to salt  water. Once there the work of un  loading is mere child'sI'' play. Specially constructed machines unload a  whole eai at a time aud the forty cars  are cleared off" in a jiffy. When sufficient logs have boen brought to the  water to form a raft they aro bound  together by huge chains inside a linked boom, and one of fhe company's  tugs drops a line and fakes the raft  in tow. By this means the logs are  floated to (he mill at the mouth of  the Fraser River, whore more special  machines takes hold of thom and pulls'  thorn up to the saws.  The modern camp will soon have(,a  capacity of five hundred thousand foet  daily. At this awe-inspiring rate aro  the armies of King Timber being  mowed down.  At present the only hand-work performed about the whole operation is  the actual felling and "bucking up"  of the trees info log lengths. This,  too, will soon be eliminated, for machines have been perfected "which will  do this work more rapidly than many  gangs of axmen and the daily tally  will be yet increased again. ' When  that day arrives a new note entirely  will be sounded in lumbering, and  much of what was picturesque and romantic will have given way before thc  efficient, wasteless, prosaically modern.  A Song of the Marshes  Man   is  the  lord  of  the  land  and  the queeii of the sea.  thi  moon  is  Bu,t  the marshes have neither lord nor  queen,  the  fair  wide   marshes  are  free.  Their blossoms    flaunt    in    fho    wind,  which   sows   what   lhe   frost,   doth  reap, SJ  And all thc marsh  is astir with ,a life  that never  knows sleep.  Swallows "twitter   and   dart,   whilo   iu  the sun-glad weather.  Grasses  aud  rushes and rippling  ree'ds  dance down the wind together.  Oh, the idle, sunny marshes so jubilant  and free!  The shimmering",  singing marshes,  thnt  neither are land  in  nor sea!  Sparkle of myriad   fire-flies,  frogs that.  twang through the night,     ;, ~a  Whirling   of   water-beetles '  on     pools  whero "the moon shines white;' "  A  stir of things Jn the darkness, Jurk-  iiig'wheu shadows abide, "'" - /  Things- that   are  hungry  and   stealthy'/  things that  raven and hide.  The water-rat-gnaws" at" the roots and  the night-heron cries for his prey,  Till the dawn-wind sighs in the roods,  and the marsh-wren heralds the  day.   ---. -     .-"...--.  Sound and movement always���������������������������life is so  eager and free,  In tlie whispering starlit marshes" that  neither are Jnnd nor sea;  Then summer-ends in the marshes, and  all their singing is done:  Oone is thc flashing of wings, and  the  glancing of  fire-flies gone.  Only   thc wind  sighs  on  through " tho  rushes, withered and sere.  Krirlh yields harvest, and so doos    the  sea; but  none reaps harvest here.  li'ntasked���������������������������untaxed   for   thoir  treasure,  un furrowed by share or keel,  The  marshes are left alone, while  lhe  chill gray sea-mists steal    ���������������������������  Over    the     stiffening     reed-beds���������������������������the  clinging mists from the strand���������������������������  "���������������������������\-eiliirg~thi!==sorrow-"ful:===inrarb"hes===thatf=  neither were sea  nor land.  ���������������������������Maud Coirig, in Success  Magazine.  KEEN  There were some questions in geography required in the preliminary examinations for Jaw students who aspired to admission to thc bar. "Namo  ton animals that live in the Arctic  zone.'-'-- One-young man-wrote: "Pivo -  polar bears and five seals. N.1J.���������������������������  Permit me to call your attention to tho  fact thnt thc question does not specify  that tho animals should be of differont  varieties,"       lie pawed.  THE ENGLISHMAN'S TAIL  It is said that the natives of southern Arabia still believe that Christians  wear hats only to hide thoir horns.  Formerly thc continent of Burope was  firmly convinced that the Biiglishrnan's  nether garments concealed a tail. As  late as the resign of lid ward VI., according to Bale, "An Bnglyshman cannot, travayle in another land by way  of merchandyso or any other honest  occupyinge, but it is most coutuniel-  iotisly thrown into his tot he that all  Fnglyshinen.  have  tails."  The belief probably arose from the  legond of tho "Kentish longtails." The  people of Canterbury, as the legnnd has  it, mocked .Becket as he rode by,on an  ass, and they cut off the ass's tail.  Wherefore they and their descendants  were cursed with tails thenceforth. At  least so said the jesters of other countries, and the slander eventually reacted upon England iu general. Another  version substitutes St. Augustine and  Dorsetshire.  All German soldiers must loarn to  swim. Some of them are so expert  that, with their clothing on thoir heads  and carrying guns and ammunition,  they can swim rivers sovoral hundrod  yards in width.  104  V  4  A  "4  i  -'���������������������������������������������  V /  ���������������������������I  s  /  Thursday, October 19, 1911  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  S  1<  Capital, Rest and  Undivided Profit*  Total Assets (Over)  May Slat 1911.  CANADA  $6,600,000  $50,000,000  X  I  lb  Use Our  Bank Money Orders  the next time you send a small  sum to any point in Canada, or to  any large city in the United States.  They cost as follows:���������������������������  $ 5 and under .   . ��������������������������� 3c.  $���������������������������5 to $10   ...   6c.  $10 to $30   .    .    .  IOC.  ��������������������������� $3������������������to $50 ���������������������������  ���������������������������  -������������������^y^'  With this low cost they combine-  convenience with absolute safety.  For larger sums use our Drafts.  8. W. HARDY, Manager Enderby Branch  DRY ROT AND THINGS  NOTICE!  Dissolution of Co-Partnership  l\   '  We, the undersigned, hitherto trading as Decorators and Plumbers, are  dissolving partnership. - All accounts  owing to thc firm "to be paid ia by  October 16th, 1911. '"*  Signed:- C. G. PIPER,  ' R; CHADWICK.  1 * *  C.G. PIPER  GENERAL. HOUSE DECORATOR  Painting,   Paper Hanging,-Kalsomin-  ing, Graining and all kinds   *  . ... ,   of   Decorative*  :_ Repairs"  ;     BUGGIES,   CUTTERS, ETC.,-,  Painted and Striped, equal to new at  ���������������������������77-     - ���������������������������'"-'."Small Cost"   -    - -      ' -  -Estimates Free ;       , Box;43,-..Enderby  . " 'SIR 'WILFRID STEPS'DOWN 7   .  .   y .      -~-v .  IU"  II:"'"-  l      - >  \ ���������������������������  Vt - "  Vr '-  BI^\NCHXRP~& ENGLISH  '- V     v-V    7Enderby,"B.C^ "^ I 7~7     _' "  Contractors & Builders  ' Firtt-elass Cabinet.Work and  Picture Framing.  - _,' v .' Undertaking Parlors in connection.-  i   CornerfOibrge and Cliff Streets.T  '' ���������������������������-  Over the editorial columns of the  Okanagan-Advertiser, published by  S.- Poison'at Armstrong as a.dish to  serve the stuff he calls poetry in, the  following hypocritical caption is  printed:  "By thine own soul's law learn to  live; and if men hate thee, take no  heed, and if they slander, havo no  care; Do thou thy work and live thy  creed; hoe thou thy row and pray  thy prayer."  Following thist-. "motto" the man  of such high ideals and poetic mind  says:  ' ''The editor of Walker's Weekly, the  man with , just one point of view,  seems worried over what may happen  to the Okanagan-Advertiser, and allows some of the surplus venom, of  which" he keeps such a large stock in  his brainy cranium, escape -through  the medium of his two-thirds-patent  process "printed rag" which he calls  Walker's Weekly. His bray, however, this time is only a sickly imitation of the sort of stuff that has  been issuing-for years past about the  best of Enderby's citizens, and as it  is natural for- such things to judge  others by themselves, nothing better  can be expected, when we consider  the source from which the slander  comes. ��������������������������� ���������������������������' y       -.--..  f"The good old book tells of thc occurence when Balam's ass spoke,' and'  if it 4was to. speak again it would tell'  about * the ��������������������������� many occurrences when  Enderby's ass has spoken, for, that  old book is very impartial and tells  the- truth ' about " the- bad^ or evil as  well as the good.' ,   ,   ':  "By close '"observation of faces it is  easy to ' see the proof of Darwin'*���������������������������  theory even-in our modern-times.. But  one-good thing.V in-this- case' is that  9ucn-;samples_--arej notimuch ;on"the-  street; in, 'the'��������������������������� ".*dayl-7time. .but^'keep  pretty- much- behind -, or" under < cover  till thev~night shades /draw on.-be:  cause,''we suppose", "their deeds .being  evil they ' love ' darkness rather than  light."   ' .*- -/���������������������������"-_'-.���������������������������' -   >-./:"  "No doubt, as with many ether  things, fear is the motive power that  worries our neighbor, and he dreads  the thought of there being any likelihood of the Okanagan' plant coming  to Enderby. The good Lord knows  that Enderby is in bad need of a  good honorable, truthful newspaper,  wherever it might come from���������������������������one  that would not be afraid to print the  copy of town correspondents and  who would print reports of council  meetings and such like without mutilating them to suit the ideas or interests of the editor.  "We have good reason to believe  that many of 'Enderby's citizens feel  the need of a change in the matter of  a newspaper; yet these good( people-  largely, we-believe, through charity���������������������������  put up with what they have got and  what they get in this line, it being  apparently the only place that the  editor seems' able to make a living,  or be tolerated with his murky, mud-  throwing sheet. Of course, it may  be unwise for the writer to say anything that might reach or stir up the  sediment that lies in the cranium  bowl of the said editor, for the more  you stir a dirty,. puddle the worse it  stinks, and the town has been scandalized and-,blackeyed long enough  with much that has been issuing from  said rag. . But if there is a public  nuisance in a' town .the sooner it is  taken notice of^ and got rid of the  better for the ��������������������������� town. It is well  known that * this sheet, is not only  untruthful, but it is dirty and unworthy of the town -in which it is  printed, and from, which it ekes out  a living,' and there is perhaps nothing harder on a growing town than  an unworthy newspaper.  '"If there,-was some way of quarantining it,'it wouldn't be so bad."  . We*-have reproduced. the article by  poetical c Sammy, , word, for .word,  spelling and grammar" included." ~J We  shall now", reproduce the little- jolly  which. appeared - - ^in. .Walker' s .Weekly;  and -to which* editor* poison7takes"exf  ception : ,_7-"7 _./'._���������������������������. / *: "'J/. - < '"���������������������������*'  ; VWord is- received from7Armstrong  this week.to the "effect"that*fthe edi-"  tor-poet of_the' Advertiser^ has/sold  out .the.,' newspaper -'plants' .'he-- -has  gathered "about .him and7will;retire  from the field of Journalism. ' Part  of the plants will be taken to Vernon  we understand, and part will be retained at Armstrong to continue the  local paper. It will be cause for  genuine" regret on the part of the  poetic people of our neighboring  town to learn of this change. The  gifted editor-poet has for the best  part of a summer given them pages  of poetry they never could have  found elsewhere and may never see  the likes again. It has been a noble  fight supremely well endured., To  attempt in these sordid days of usefulness to spice life with such soulful  melody of "poesy requires patience and  endurance bordering on the superhuman, and falls like a pall of punk  piquancy on'a community that smells  to high heaven of such plebeian  things' as cabbages, spuds and red-  cheeked apples. Please pass the alabaster box !" --*  ��������������������������� It will be seen that there is very  little infcthis reference to cause such  ire to be aroused. ' We shall now  tell you a secret, and divulge the real  reason for editor poison's wrathy  utterances. - The trouble between  editor poison    and   Walker's Weekly  Press.      Just ���������������������������;where this editor poison came from we did not then know  but we    thought he imagined he was ���������������������������  dealing with Manitoba half-wita.  That is another story.  Finally this editor poison moved a  plant   into   Enderby   and   gave the  good people of Enderby such a paper   ���������������������������  as he   claims   above * Is   now badly .  needed.     The good people of Enderby  thought    they   knew    as well if not  better than editor poison the kind'of-   -  paper they needed. J And after editor  poison dropped    his   wad, he moved  his plant out of Enderby-again, since-"  which time    he    has been furnishing  fire . lighters    for    thej   good-   peo-"   - "  pie    of   "Armstrong  .in    the   way of '"',-y  poetical plagiarizatioris. .   He has al-  so in his- odd   dreams dropped .these . - -  illegitimate children of - his diarrhetic -   -  imagination upon our door step now.'.. ,7  and again, but" as we-Jwere not -.run--'- y  ning a ' fondling . institution - for th'is;7-������������������,-  sort of diseased," literary babies,.. we"L"7_'  as promptly bundled them off -to hisV7 7.  own paper into which so much" "of-his .p'.:/  dribble sinks.    Because we have, done ���������������������������" "~ _.���������������������������  this, editor poison   thinks, we ..should.- "J v  be railroaded   out of town���������������������������to'- make"-"���������������������������"- -'"'  room for his nice, hontst," clean,"hpn-r".  dates back fully one year. About 12Jorable, plastic pippin of poesy_punk-Y ���������������������������  months ago, when the poetry bug got  ness ! - 7, .   -.u,   7-;/-7;  into his bonnet, he lived at "Vernon. I  .When editor poison moved his plant'.' y--  The first   productions   of   this freak into   Enderby   six- months" ago'i'to7---  editor' of, diarrhetic imagination were drive us out, he" sent his man Friday. 7:������������������������������������$;|  around to tell us that they.had7come;;7*v*|  to stay; that the town-was-not :big������������������v?v';;|  enough'for two, etc., etc.;'iandit6vad--;1  -������������������������������������������������������si:  published, then the Vernon papers  discovered that "space would not  permit" any further acceptance of his  copy. He then* came to Enderby and  endeavored^, to get hold" of 'Walker's  Weekly. We ' asked' to see the color  of his hair, and he went up "into'ari  air-ship.'" He thrust .poetry upon us  in bunc'nes and bales, all of which we  had to "turn down.     Then he bought  vise us to��������������������������� move, out or sell-but~"%oLJ/yy  *������������������.**  'y- L  (editor .poison. -?We told "-*his7/man;^7y,^  Friday, that- we'.were pretty;;'well  posted*',on the size bf','the\t"qwn;^that*  the good .people ��������������������������� ol - Armstrong-arid'7'*'.4ji  Vernon, wept.tears of joy when that'[!&&%  poetical jumping^jackvieft those'���������������������������/fowiisj)?77yi  the Armstrong Advertiser.^' -Later he and; we thought .'the .good people* of7^757j<  bought the Vernon Okanagan. t With > Enderby .woiild. do likewiseVwhen- his^^ff  these'plants-he. tried to squeeze us, boxer movement- in-this ^section ^fiadv^^'P  -into'a  "corner.   ,,-He   proposed ".on |run,"its^length ��������������������������� as- itihadIelsewhereK-"r7ii������������������  scheme" * after J another',' all., of -which- but; as for ���������������������������" ourselves' we":.were1 here:rt~o"S ^1  -��������������������������� -       --"." * v..-   .- --,      1*--..-.-- ���������������������������     , ^|t-,'���������������������������*���������������������������'-.-      ' "  ','-'' ' ���������������������������" , ,-<'-~-r,-. ���������������������������"--*->-; ������������������*,i jVigjfip&zl  lig P,7'and"tthe "-options" and." schemes'- by "needed us'__t"q"_ fight "5men ,'of^editor^^^g  e_.Ws'-getting*" in''.the'" air.l^fAs'fw^  "as-,the . propositions'.were-/made, .'we-present-.editor /pqlson^hasvbeen^after^l^ip  turned: them: down.-.- Finallyl-he ;came-us-*>with-.*'*th6usands7'at,'-:iis^backv,(5r|wS*^  .to us-and-asked-us; to move to Arm- beck.A--*;-v?.; y.. -* ::y ^���������������������������y-yyyi^\ii:i:\,xS4&ki  strong 'and'.7take - -his' rat-nest\of "old ..^^.,v_ ,, ,v. . ^-^ ,. ..^.. -���������������������������.,_. .������������������������������������������������������-._. ^j������������������gpg|������������������  junk/and /give nim7in; exciiarige'/the ^OROMPTON %CORSETS"for^ifanS^^I  plant.and,; propertyr>of.sthey;.Walker .comfort-j^.Enderby^Tradin'glCo.yLM^  .- & Lb/./-,--a>?,j-.%vte.'.':i|^ I  It* makes-no'  difference 7  whefliier 7  you are  right or   ���������������������������  iefthirided  THE MAPLE CEAF  Logging Tools  |V'  nandles  Peevies "^  Cant Hooks  Chain  Wire^ J^������������������Ee_  Blocks of all kinds  Anvils, Vices  Blowers  Forges  Never-Stip Horse.Shoes  Heavy Harness  Everything for the  Logging Camp  ,-- --.v.    -v-'t- - ,-,-.->-   ���������������������������:       ''...-.'.'4.--"*-:- v''7-t-Jy-'-i-  -y^.ys ~y yys/Jy^  -y-\-.   .-���������������������������;. ���������������������������/ y \-   ��������������������������� .:   .. - ^. _���������������������������"..-. 7* -yy >?-y>y-  >.- yyyyc:^yy^&3<.y  A synonym for thoroughly seasoned timber, skilled workmanship and neat finish  Made of " Razor Steel," guaranteed even temper throughout, and  every saw tried and tested before  leaving factory.  Wagons,  Buggies and  Farm Implements  Sold on special terms to  suit our customers  We  do   Plumbing,  Heating and Roofing  and all kinds of  Sheet-Metal   Work.  THE WAGON THAT LASTS  The Boxes are constructed of the" best southern box boards, iron banded and  Bccurely braccd;rexlra=heavy-bottoms-reinforccdIover^.tl,d'-boIstcrs.---Hcavier_tLan.  any other bottoms made. Other special features are ri vetted- wheels, patent end  gate and patent truss skeins that add double, thc carrying capacity without additional weight.   Made in all sizes and handled by the  COCKSHUtT PLOW COMPANY, LTD.  Also a complete line of lorries, heavy teaming gears, dump carts, stock racks and  low wheel trucks. Catalogue and descriptive matter 00 application. Get full particulars from  FULTON'S HARDWARE  FOR SALE BY  Call or write us for quotations on anything you require  FULTON'S  HARDWARE  Enderby,  B. C.  -fn&tyl  ��������������������������� ~~y^i\  #-#?  '>&���������������������������&%%���������������������������  V$?V: I  y'-J-n  J   '|". .JJr-~  ENDERBY  PRESS AND  "WALKER'S WEEKLY  Canal Worker's Experience  Some time ago J came to this place to  work on tlie canal aud through-inclement weather, and exposure contracted the  wor-4 kind of neuralgia. The pain would  fill my-forehead so that I couldn't see;  it wa? just awful. I went to a. druggist  iu toivn' and was advised to use -a 50c  bottle oi No. vjline. That was the best  advice aad the host medicine, I ever got.  f will always n'commend Nerviline for  any ;u:i)e ������������������r pain. It, is so strong and  peiK'traiing. it is hound to cure.  (Signed)      A. 13. Giorgi,  ".Trenton, Ont.  I.)(n:Uir< will tell you that nothing but  the puic-t and mo'.r healing antiseptic  diug. ate i:?ed in Nenilinu���������������������������".hat's- why-  it is t>������������������' safe, for general family use, for  the baby a* well an the parent. If you  haven", tried Xerviiine, do so now���������������������������  your neighbors are almost sure to know  of its m.'H'ifold merits and uses.       /,<  IS THE WORLD GETTING WARMER  ���������������������������Maiior  \i. A.  Marriott has written  a  pamphlet  intended to convey thc gratifying assurance that wc shall soon have  warmer weather all over the world. This  news will probably be received with a  lack of enthusiasm  in Xew York. Chicago, and other places, where they are  well  supplied   with   warmth   just   now,  bat. .Major Mairiott     is a scientist and  his  si-ale   of  time   measurement   is    a  large one.      Ue refers to some future  period wheu the obliquity of the earth's  axis will  be much  loss ilian  it is now,  with a i-onseqnent shrinkage of the polar  regions,     in  ihe year   J3,-3-14 B.C.,   the  axial obliquity was 'do degrees and the  glacial  region   covered  the  earth.   The  pjcseni obliquity is only 2!j degrees, and  in  '.Wo brief years we  shall  reach the  apex of the genial period when the contrast between  summer and winter will  be least.     Already this axial movement  is showing it? effects.      Captain Scott,  aays Major Marriott, on his return from  Ihe Antarctic    expedition,    emphasized  the rapidity with which the south polar  ice is retreating, and it is known  that  there is a similar condition in the north.  In  Canada  certain  lands  bordering  on  the north  have been  hitherto  reported  as too ice-bound for agricultural operations, but large tracts have now been  found   to   present     favorable     climatic  conditions  owing  to  somo  change that,  has taken place, while in Iceland there  was no snow and  hardly  any   frost   in  the mid-December of 1010.  ^ MAN may appear great to some  /bt7 while to others be is merely large.  There is one man who is both���������������������������  President William H. Taft. He likes to  make jokes at his own expense, and  said, one day when be missed a car for  which he had been running:  "The .more waist���������������������������the less speed.''  The unexpected twist that is supposed  to be peculiar to American humor seems  to appear also in Scotch stories. For  example, one which was told me by  Mr. Andiew Carnegie of a Scotchman  accosted by a military picket:  '' Who aie  uier.  '' I 'in tine,  veiseif?"-  you?" challenged the s>ol-  ���������������������������"uiswercd Sandy, "ll'oo's  THE  MOST  SOLEMN    PEOPLE  IN  WORLD  Laughter-is unknown among the Ved-,  dahs ,of  Ceylon.      They -are  the  most  Solemn peoj.de in the world.  ,-. When a1  traveller asked sonic of! them why their  people never gave indications of mirth,  ihey replied .that they never saw anything to laugh a I.     On the other band,  *  some  savages  appear  to  have- a' more  '* robust sense of humor than their civil,  ized brethren.    Dr. Livingstone tells of  an . African   tribe   who.   when   dressed,  in , clothes  for  the  first  time.- "rolled  about on  the ground  in  ��������������������������� fiis of laughter."  The wit, of the Irish was delightfully  exempli tied ro mo once when I was travelling tluough Ireland with the late  Ilenry Ward .Beecher. We were driven  to onr hotel in Belfast through a drizzling rain. When 1 paid the driver I  &a id :  "Are yon wet, Pal'}"  "Sure, yo,ur honor, if 1 was as wet  inside as 1 am outside I'd be as dbry as  a hone."  V !- ���������������������������*  Another President about whom many  stories, were lold was Grover Cleveland.  One which he enjoyed very much himself was that one time when he was  out, hunting he was overtaken by darkness, and coming to a fisherman's hut  knocked at the door. The family had  retired, but after repeated knocking a  man put his head out of a window and  asked:  "Who's there,''"  "J  am,"'  said Grover  want to stay here  "All  ri_.hr, i.tav there  The Policeman's Friend  Likewise the friend of every man and  woman who'is., kept constantly on their  feet and suffers from) callouses and  corns. The one painless remedy is Putnam 's Corn and Wart Extractor; it acts  in twenty-four hours, and never fails  to uproot the corn, root and branch.  Satisfaction guaranteed with a,25c bot-,  tie of Putnam's Painless Corn aad  Wart Extractor.  "About Papke knocking out the  British champion middleweight and  therebv. becoming chairmion of the  world!'"  Tho father had to agree that history-  was not up-to-date.  >    .    .  A Sunday passenger ou a Staten Island ferryboat studied out a complaint  sufficiently impoitanr, xo make the Commissioner of Docks and his assistants  take notice. She hunted ap a deckhand and directed his attention to the  life preservers stored in tbe deck ceiling.  "Just look at these things," she said.  Polkantsehick,  dam  Wspiltschiwaja by  Wspiltschiwyj.  * ��������������������������� * . *  At the finish of the second heat of  the 2:12 pace at Toledo, 0., last .week  Ian Bars dropped dead under the wire.  The horse was sixth in the heat and on  the stretch was seen to totter. The  veternerain was on hand but death was  instantaneous. This horse was just  recently purchased from Canadian parties by Mr. Webber of Rochester, N.Y.  All night  Cleveland.  uncontrollable  DOOOS 7������������������  kid&EyI.  >. PILLS-:^  Pain ful. Knotted. .SiroUciiVrins, Milk  Loir, Mnmniit i.s, Old Sores, t'leors. li  is lic.'ilinu', sodtliinu'. strenpihenlnc :in<l In-  vlcor.itliii. ���������������������������nlluys |i:iln and inllsimuuiuon  tirnin.nly.   (:<>ruiiei(luanil antisoplie.  Mr������������������. I'. M. Homier, K. 11. No. 1, Federal,  Kan., li.ul enlarged veins that Dually bioko  CiUMnn considerable loss of blood.  II.M-dAlKOI'UIJSK. .lit. and rc..orHMl  Nov. 5, lltlO. veins entirely healed,  S .ndlinK and tll'-eoloratlon koiio and  tins li-id tiij um.iile mill ihem .sim'u .July limit.  AilSOltlilNiv,.lit. is inv.'lunIdeas a U'eiieral hoii'-fl-  h.; 1 liniment .for'.he n:. ��������������������������� -ni.t hri'lses that the rlitl-  '(lien cut, cruuii.'dci'P-watetl colli.-,", siiir-iieek, Soro--  tfiroat, lieniuvc-i J.itly bunches troitre, unlarpcd  (.-Iain's, wens, cyMs, weet>in������������������ bluetts, etc. 11.00 nnd  iJ.W|.o_ bouloat.dnifi.'istsorrtelm'rcd. Mtmv norm-.  W. F. YOUNG. P.D.F..ZI0 l.yiiiansMdfl., Montreal.Can.  Al������������������n 'up>h������������������l by M-irtln l!"i!_ /; Wj nn- Co . WSniili*':,' ���������������������������  V " .S .:, ������������������������������������������������������. . Ur .^ .u.'l (.'''��������������������������� i.iu il l'.>. *i e:ui|<v *. Uuwui' ���������������������������  r .' Iir_.k'ln'..il I'.rn. Co. I.IU.. \ auumi-i  Chilliwack,    British    Columbia  Thf Garden of R.O., in tlie f&moui Prober  filler. ITinest .aniline anil fruit Und in the  ������������������������������������rld. IrriRsiion unknown. IJ.C. Electric Ky.  from V&ncourer; C.N.R. transcontinental and  8t, Northern building. Chilliwack a modern  fttf���������������������������waterworks, electric light, etc. Green  grin the year round. The Prairie Man'������������������  Paradise���������������������������no   'rott,   no   four   month's   snow.  Writ. II. T. Ooodland, Secy. Board of  Trade, Chilliwack, for all information, book-  <������������������������������������������������������������������������,   m������������������p8,   etc.���������������������������THEN"   COME.  Dr.Marters Female Pills  EIGHTEEN YEARS THE STANDARD  Fia*criV>rel and recommended for women'��������������������������� ail-  ���������������������������nt*. i icientlfically prepared remedy oi  ftwran vorth.w The renris from their use li  sjaiek   nnd   permanent.   For   tale   at   all   4ro������������������  Jt .vas ai the private theatricals, and  the young man wished to compliment  his hostess, saying:  "Madam, you played your part splendidly.      Ft fits you to'perfection.';  ���������������������������'I'm afraid uot. A young and pretty  woman is needed for that part.-'- eaid  rhe smiling hostess.  '.'But, madam, you have positively  proA*ed  to  the contrary."  >      >      *  Japan is au interesting country where  many curious customs prevail. One of  the most curious is that the person of  the Emperor is too sacred even to be  touched by profane hands." Consequently his clothes are all made by  guess, and the result is a fit that is  noticeably bad.-  -This incident reminded me of an  Irish story- J used ro tell.      .-   - -   - -  "Mike, it's a" wonder to me yoii don 't  wenr better clothes.--' '  '���������������������������Well, t'll tell you, there's not a  tailor in all Dublin can measure me.  !*m  so"ticklish."  ���������������������������*..- f    *  Colonel Henry Watterson was speaking one day to a negro who had-been  arrested for running an illicit still.  "What is your name?" he asked the  man. ,, ,-  "Joshua. Marse IJeurv. Joshua  Green."  "Are yon the Joshua mentioned in  the liible who made the- sun stand  still?" asked tlie Colonel, smiling.  "No. sah." answered the puzzled  darkey. "I didn't niake.de sun stand  still, but F make do moon shine."  There are times ivlien circumstances  make a difference, which is illustrated,  by an experience Charles M. Schwab  had one day. Seeing a little boy in  the street weeping bitterly over a  pitehf.r which lay shattered on tho sidewalk. Mr, Schwab said in that kindly  way of his:  '"���������������������������Don't do that my little man. Don't  yuu   know   it's   always foolish   to cry  r.fgr._ci)i] I g tl���������������������������|(l j 11/ ft LL *Tfl-  U'81 ^���������������������������������������������il.l II If tMllfl i-  "What is the matter with 'em?" he  asked.  "Mai ter?" said she. "They're  dirty. ' They ought to be washed. If  a woman with a nice summer dress on  had to put one of these dusty; things  on over it. it would never be fit to wear  again."  Mis.Smart".-: new servant was an uc-  (juisition. lie was Chinese, and his  name was Johi3. He could cook like a  dream. lie could wash like a steam  laundry. Jn fact, the only thing in  which he really failed was in answering tho front door-bell.  This one failing, however_ pi overt de-  eidely awkward, especially as Mrs.  Smart was giving an at-home on the  morrow. She imparted to ber Celestial slave the must rigid instructions  regarding his duties, showing him  how Europeans opened doors and announced visitors, and finally ringing  the bell herself and making him show  her into her om*ii drawing room.  On the morrow she was startled, to  hear the bell ring some half hour before her visitors were expected. Hurriedly putting the finishing touches to  her toilet, she flew downstairs." But  where was John? The bell rang a  second time. She ran to the head of  of the stairs, and'whispered. "John!"  Then she called "John!"." Then she  shouted "John!"' And then, in despair, she rushed to the door and  opened it herself.  "You foolee me' yesterday," smiled  John complacently from the mat. "so  me foolee you.today!"  During the meeting at 'Kalamazoo,  George Bain auctioneered sixteen  horses ,in the open air; realizing $.���������������������������}.-  300. The top price was reached by  Will Go which was purchased by J.  Crouch of Lafayette. Ind.. for $S45.  Pee Wee, 2:21^, by Keystone, 2:28V,,  which is credited with a total of.>2:13.  was purchased by Frank G. Jones, ot  Memphis, Tenn.. for $670. W.' A.  Matthews, of Pino Bluff, Ark., owner  of Ario Leybnrn, 2:07VI, purchased  Eugene Colbert. 2:17'/., i'or $555.  Doctor Treg, 4. 2:0S%, is tho kingpin trotter of Pittsburg. On July S  he beat Startle 2:051/_ and Bervaldo  2:08Vi. to wagon iu 2:liy> and 2:0S������������������..  The Htmnai  tart led  ut  tho    sudden  uncover! n-  cf  an indignant blue eye and the scathing  remark:  "Aw.  ' Cleveland. O.���������������������������The grand . circuit  races at the North Randall track, Gieve-  /and; Ohio, came to a close in a blaze of  glory on August J L, when, displaying  unparalleled speed. G. K. G. Billing's'  gre<it trotting gelding Uhlan stepped  a half mile to���������������������������wagon in the open in  ���������������������������jG1/. seconds This broke the old record  of one minute fiat, established by  Major Delmar at the old Grenville track  here on July ?<}, 3906,-by 3% seconds,  and" established a mark that probably  will stand for generations to come.  Horsemen whcAvituessed the attempt  are unanimously of the" opinion that had  Uhlan tried for the world's ' trobting  record to sulky, as it originally was  announced he would'do, he undoubtedly  would have set a* new standard __ foxtrotting, horses to "try for in the future.  The black gelding was in perfect form.  'Mr. Billings drove Uhlan. The start  ���������������������������was made from the'half'mile pole, so  that the crowd might witness the finish  in front of the grand stand. "Doc."  Tanner, the great gelding's trainer,  drove a runner alongside, Thhe first  quarter was made in 2S]/(; and the second iii 27vi.  ������������������' wan.  Woman  . iiE-eie&ti.-tl anrJ j-houM know  . ,i>������������������'ut the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  'I'hi n������������������:w Vaginal Syringe.   Besl  ��������������������������� Most convenient.   It cle������������������n>e>  instantly.      Ask youi  I ilrufcist f"jj - -  if he "annot supf'v t!i������������������  MAH /Kl. accept no other,  but ������������������������������������nd sump (or jlluvrate.l  hooV��������������������������� M,.letl.  It uive . full panic-  uUrt and directions invaluittilt to ladles.  WINDSOR SUPPLY CO.,  WiDltaor,  Oot. Cenertl Acer.t&f'ir Ca  dis was beer! "  <    >    *  A uiitcr tells the following curiosity of trade. He has lately beon travelling in that paradise of smokers,  Mexico, where tobacco is very cheap,  thore being no government  duty on it.  '���������������������������Ar .Vogak's,^ iio informs us, "a  border town, there is an interna.ionn1  street, one side of wliich is in Arizona,  and tlie other in Ronora. North Mexico.  On the south side of this street a to-  bai-ro store sells an excellent cigar of  a certain brand for ."> cents. Across  this street, on the American side, the  identical brand of cigar is exposed for  sale at 13 cents. To bring the Mexican cigar across the narrow sheet and  make a profit the American dealer must  sell the Mexican product at nearly three  time, its original value.  *���������������������������    *  ������������������������������������������������������Father," said Johnny, "'you told  me awhile ago that I ought to be well  posted in the history of my country and  in that of others,"  ''Yes. my son."  '���������������������������Yesterday T looked through the  history of England and found it way  behind thc times."  "Indeed! Whv, I can scarcelv credit  that!"  "And today I found the same fault  with America. Neither had a word  of a great event."  "You must have read carelessly."  "Xo, I was very particular."  "Bnt what wa? it'?"  Internally and Externally It Is Good.  ���������������������������The crowning property of Dr. Thomas ���������������������������' Ecloctric Oil is thnt it can be used  internally for many complaints as well  as externally. For sore throat, croup,  whooping cough, pains in the chest,  colic and many kindred ailments it has  curative qualities that are unsurpassed.  A bottle of it costs little and there is  no loss in always having it at hand.  A'rgo t=H������������������Hl==ivs8nan-eas}���������������������������WHnref=��������������������������� .i-t-Ii e  Tavern "Steak" for amateur reins-  men, carrying with it a purse of approximately $7,000. This event was  the real classic of the North Randall  meeting. Frank Jones, the Memphis,  Tenn., hoisonian. drove Argot Hal. lie  had an easy task of it. as his charge  wont to the front at the start of both  heats, and maintained his position without effort.  ��������������������������� WHY WE SLEEP  The many theories of the cause of  sleep reduce chiefly to two, types, those  that attribute sleep to the using-up or  exhaustion of substance or energy; and  those that treat it as a poisouing due  to the accumulation of waste products  of some sort. Mr. R. Legendre, a  French authority, believes that sleep is  defensive in its origin, but he thinks  jbe has established 'the fact that the  thing against which it is intended to  defend or protect us is a poisouous substance, acting specially on the cells of  the frontal lobe of the brain, which  substance is secreted or accumulated in  some way during prolonged waking  hours. "We translate and condense the  following from a lecture delivered by  Mr. Legendre nt the National Museum  of Natural History in Paris and printed  in the Revue Scientifique (Paris. June  17): _        -  "Some old writers thought that sleep  was connected with a rush of blood to  the headj due to tbe recumbent position, but, in reality, during sleep the  brain contains less blood, and we know  that it is possible to lie down for a  long time without-sleeping. (.Observation of blood-pressure at different points  from the brain to the extremities during sleep have made others think it due  to eerebral anemia.- Other authors have  criticized this hypothesis; Brodman has  observed an increase of pressure at the  moment of falling asleep " and Richet  adds that the variations of pressure due  to sleep or awakening are less" than  those due"to.the position of the.head.  "Sleep has also been supposed to be  caused by .modifications of, the blood  or . lymph,., but experiment 7has shown  that there is no relation bet ween sleepi-  ness-andthe condition-of the blood/  "Besides these circulatory theories,  there are others that"explain sleep by  nerve'phenomena. ' Sleep may be-due  to interruption f(of'communication- between the hemispheres of the brain and  the rest o'f the" nervous system.-'���������������������������"��������������������������� Or it  may be "caused by interruption of'contact between nerve-cells, biifuufortnn--  ately. these theories lack experimental  justification.   "-,* ' - .-.      . '���������������������������..:.  "The idea of explaining sleep by an  inhibition, that is to say, by a function  of arrest of the nerve-centres, has  proved a seductive oile to many physiologists. -'.-'-.    . ���������������������������. .. -   .    -'���������������������������'-'���������������������������  "Again, some writers have attributed  sleep to the absence of exterior excitants, basing their theory on observation  of persons suffering from general anesthesia who fall asleep as soon as their  eyes are. closed and cars stopped. * Unfortunately these-patients are hysterical and their sleep differs from normal  sleep. Also, although silence aud darkness favor sleep, one may sleep in the  light and in the midst of noise.  "Claparede has niade a line and penetrating criticism of thcic circulatory.  hypotheses.     Tie says:  "]. The  hypotheses  are,  far    from  Tcst-ing���������������������������oi>=&,i.ii"e==-i"1acl&t:=t5MMiy=='v������������������===~'  are even contrarv to fact.  Strengthens the Throat  Mr. W. P. Purdom, writing from St.  Anne's Bay P.O., says: "I used to be  troubled with relaxed throat,, constant  irritation and coughing. 1 inhaled Catarrhozone as directed and have been  permanently cured. I can think of  nothing so good for the throat, nose and  bronchial tube as Catarrhozone. I recommend it to all my friends. Cure is  quick and sure if Catfirrhozouo is used  for Bronchitis, Irritable Throat, Catarrh  and Chest Troubles; 25c, 50c and $1.00  sizes at all dealers.  Vernon  of ('.  M(-Kinney  2.03!'," wins " the  Time 2:0-1 .6. 2:04. 2:03"',, 2:04'/j.  *     ���������������������������    ^  Peter Preston, g.h... also owned by  Mr. li. J. Mackenzie, got third money.  ���������������������������A 4 *  IInl Ii. Jr. won the 2:08 pace at  Detroit and now has a new brand of  2:05'/,.  C Thc Limit, p 2:0-1VI, is redeeming  himself right nobly.  Old Gallagher, p 2:03'/,, now owned  in Now Biunswick. made his first start  in hi? new home and was beaten by  Frank Patch in 2:16!.,  Knight Omvardo. p, 2:11'/,, annexed  another $1,000 stake at Port Huron.  The son of Twelfth Night, has won  $2,250 to date over the half-mile track  in  1911.  * f    1  Argot Hal. 2:07 .{>, doesn't do what  he was bred to do, but he is surely a  trotter of the right, kind.  High Admiral, 2:07V,, by Admiral  Dewey, i.s the fourth new 2:10 trotter  to show up iii Ed. Geers stable this  season.  Joe Patchen -II, 2:18Vi, seems to be  about over his Indianapolis accident,  but. to avoid  any trouble he is to  be  carried over until next year.  * *    *  Help!���������������������������One of tlie producing mares  of    Rneeia    is    Lebjodka    by    Ljetun  Warts  are  unsightly  blemishes,  aud  corns are painful growths. IIollo\������������������ay's  Corn Cure will remove them.  ���������������������������'-'. The supposed phenomena, were  thoy real, might as well be the consequences as the cause of sleep.  "3. Finally, even supposing that they  tire really causes, the method of their  mechanism remains problematic. Why  this periodic anemia or hyperemia?  Why this retraction of the nerve cells?  Why this inhibition, this lack of reaction to outside stimuli? The hypotheses  only push tbe problem a step further  back.  Besdes these "circulatory theories,"  we have also chemical theories, which,  although better than the others, are *  still insufficient. Mr. Legendre thinks.  These explain sleep as the result of  poisoning by some substance, produced  by the organism, perhaps the same as  the "fatigue toxin." According to  Dubois, for instance, sleep is due to thc  accumulation of carbonic acid in tho  blood. The trouble is that although  fatigue induces sleep, too great fatigue  interferes with it. Chemical or "toxin"  theories, also, do uot explain the periodicity of sleep, as we know it, nor its  psychologic phenomena, sueh as dreams.  The "biologic" theory of , Claparede  seems aa advance. It.is thus described  by the lecturer:  '���������������������������'Sleep is not simply a   passive   or  negative state, a cessation of the functions  of  the  organism; .it  is  itself   a  function, a  positive  activity  with   its  biologic  significance.    We 'sleep   just  before- we become exhausted, aud'we  sleep to prevent it.   Sleep is a defensive  function of the organism: we are sleepy  just as we are hungry or thirsty. This '  conception   of   sleep' as  an  active  iu-  stinct  preceding,   exhaustion .-"changes  the- question -altogether.     Like -all. instincts, sleep is  ruled  by thejaw of  momentary interests; -\ve sleep only if"  the motive for sleep is the greater at  a  given'moment, but wo'cau  prevent  ourselves from  sleeping if another, instinct is preponderant.    The theory'of  Claparede thus has an immense advantage -over all others, since it alone can  be applied to the vaiied forms.of .sleep.*  Again, it does not exclude physiological  theories, since it may aceept them  as  stimuli of the sleep-instinct."-.  ���������������������������   But if sleep is.au instinct or' defense, ���������������������������  against what.'does it. protect us?   This-"  question,    Legendre .-- says, _.' :.can7 Jbe -  answered only  by. experiment,, and .'he ,7  has-tried so to answer it by depriving -  animals'-.of  sleop  and  watching", their _  behavior.    We-read:.  ... ���������������������������, -'       ~"    ;   - '  "The   bodily' tenipcnvtiire; remained-^  normal,- the .respiratory--exchanges '-uu-7  dcrwentno variation, aii dHlfc"'carbonic '_  acid'in the'blood did.not'-iricrease.ATo-' ;  ward the tenth', day'-.the "brain'-showed"-"  cellular alterations- localized-, exclusively in the frontal lobe. which: seems ,to-'  be   characteristic ' of   insomnia. " ..Are...  these, due to exhaustion or poisoning?";-'  Repeated.-experimentation   showed-r-V"'  audr'this appears tonbe the Teally- impo'r-.*7"  tant  discovery- made ~ by ;Legendre���������������������������7 ,  that "the serum of an .animal; suffering  from  insomnia will. make, another ani- "  mal   sleepy   when    properly    injected." -"  There, is.thus a toxin of"some sort.'that  induces  sleep, but so far, the   experi-"  :  mentors have been able'neither to iso-   -  late or to identify it. 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Thev  and     somewhat     terrifying    host     he ' are good people to be with.  '_>  \  _������������������  The ranks of the Bed Line moved  closer togethc'r; for it was cold. cold.  They were alluvial deposit of tho  stream of life lodged in the delta of  Fifth Avenue and Broadway. The Bed  Liners stamped their freezing feet,- looked at the empty benches in Madison  Square whence Jack Frost had ovicted  them, and muttered to one another in  a confusion of tongues. Tho Flatirou  Building, with ils impious, cloud-piercing architecture looming mistily above  thom on tho opposite delta, might well  have stood for the tower of Babel,  whence those polyglot idlers had been  called by the winged walking delegate  of the Lord.  Standing on a-pine box a head higher  than his flock of goats, the Preacher  exhorted whatever transient and emitting audience thc north wind doled out  to him. It was a slave market. Fifteen  cents bought you a man.    You deeded  crhim to Morpheus; and the recording  angel gave you credit. '���������������������������  The Preacher was incredibly earnest  and unwearied. He had looked over  tlie list of things one may do tor one s  fellow man, and bad assumed for himself the task of putting to bed all who  might  apply  at bis  soap  box   on  the  . nights of Wednesday and Sunday.  That left but five nights for other  philanthropists to handle; and had they  - done thoir part as well, this wicked  city might have become a vast Arcadian dormitory where all might snooze  and snore the happy hours away, letting problem plays and  the rent man  ��������������������������� and" business go to the deuce.  The hour of eight was but a little  while past; sightseers in a small, dark  mass-of pay ore were gathered in tne  shadow of General"Worth's monument.  Now and tben, shyly, ostentatiously,  carelessly,* or with'conscientious exactness" one'would step-forward and bestow upon the" Preacher small bills or  bilver.   Then a lieutenant of Scandina-  ��������������������������� vian coloring audr enthusiasm- would  march away to a lodging house with a  squad of the redeemed.-All the while  tbe"J Preacher exhorted the',.crowd in  terms.beautifully- devoid of'eloquence  ���������������������������splendid with the deadly, accusivo  monotony of truth.- Before the picture  of the Bed Liners fades you must hear  C-oue phrase" of the Preacher's���������������������������the one  ; that formed, his'theme; that -night. It  is" worthy of1 being stenciled'ou.all the  white ribbous in-the world.. ." ;  '.' "No man ever .learned to be a dmnK-  :" ard on five-cent "whisky.'-'" -. "'* " "  ;"��������������������������� /niink'of it, tippler.' It /coven., the  -Tground  f*"o"m  the. sprouting.rye to the  - Potter's'Ficld;, ������������������������������������������������������       -'.      7     y\'  "       A clean-profiled," erect young man in  {* the rear rank of the bodless emulated  the terrapin, drawing his head far down  ' iiito' thc ^shell of ' his coat'/collar.; lt  :-Wae'a well-cut "tweed .coat; and the .trousers still -showed *signs,-of'* having flat-  : tened'themselves'beneath- the compel-  I" line -goose.?"   But,   conscientiously,   1  - -must- warn* the /millienrV,apprentice  ���������������������������"/.who readsVthis, expecting a Reginald  ;- Mbntressor in-straits," to peruse no fur-  "''���������������������������ther    The   young   man   was   no   other  . "tuaV-Thomas   McQuade,* ex-coachman,  ^discharged for drunkenness, one: month  '   before..and now reduced-to-" the grimy  ' "ranks of the one-night-bed seekers.  -Tf you live in smaller New York you  must  know  the--Van-Smuthye-.family  --carriage, drawn by the two 1,500 pound,  300- to   1-shot  bays. "The .carnage -is  - j-haped like "a bathtub. In each end of  it -reclines"-air "old" lady' Van, Smuthye  "holding a black sunshade the size Ou a  New Year's Eve feather"tickler. Before  "his-downfall;. Thomas McQuade drove  tbe'Van Smuthye bays and was himself  driven by Annie,- the Van Sinuythe  lady'h maid. But it is one of the* saddest things about'"romance that a tight  =shoe=o^iin=*ompty������������������Jeommis9aryi=oL=an.  aching tooth-will-make  a  temporary  "heretic of any Cupid-worshiper.      And  - Thomas' physical troubles wero not  few. ��������������������������� Therefore, his soul was less vexed  with thoughts of his lost lady's maid  than it was by tbe fancied presence of  certain non-existent things that his  rucked   nerves   almost   convinced   him  ...........   nerves      were flying dancing, crawling, and wng-  alinf on the asphalt and in the air  above nnd around the dismal campus  ���������������������������������������������f-the-Bed--Lino-army.--Nearly-four  weoks of straight whisky aud a diet  limited to crackers, bolonga, and pickles  often guarantees a psycho-zoological  sequel. Tims desperate, freezing, an-  vry, bct-ct by phantoms as hc was, he  feit tho need of human sympathy and  intercourse. * .  The Bed l/nier standing at his right  was  a  young  man  of  about   his   own  age, sha'by, but ncafc-  "What's the diagnosis ot your case,  Freddy'/" asked Thomas, with the free-  masonic familarity of the damned���������������������������  "BoCze? That's mine. You don't look >  like a panhandler. Neither am 1. A  month ago T was pushing the lines over  thc backs of the finest team of Pcr-  eheron buffaloes that ever made their  mile down Fifth Avenue in 2.85. And  look at ine now! Say; how do you  come to- be at this bed bargain counter  rummage sale?" '  Thc other young man seemed to welcome the advances of the airy ex-coachman.  "No," said he, "mine isn't exactly  a case of drink. Unless we allow that  Cupid is a bartender.. I married unwisely, according to the opinion of.my  unforgiving relatives. I've been out  of work for a 'year becauso I don't  know how to work; and'I've been sick  in Bcllevuc and other hospitals four  months. My wife aud kid had to go  back to her mother. I was turned out  of the hospital'yesterday. And I have  not a cent.   That's my tale of woe."  "Tough   luck,"   said   Thomas.    "A  man alone  can  pull through all  right.  But I hate to see the women and kids  get the worst of it."  Just   then   there   hummed   up  red, so smoothly running, so craftily  demolishing tho speed regulations that  it drew the attention even of the listless Bed Liners. Suspended and pinioned on its left side was an extra tire. *  When opposite tho unfortunate company thc fastenings of this tiro became  loosed. It fell to the asphalt, bounded  and rolled rapidly in thc wake of the  (lying car.  Thomas McQuade, scenting an opportunity, darted from his place among  the Preacher's goats. In thirty seconds  he had caught the rolling tire, swung  it over his shoulder, und.was trotting  smartly after the car. On both sides  of the avenue people wore shouting,  whistling, and waving canes at the rod  car, pointing to thc" enterprising Thomas coming up with the lost tire.  One dollar, Thomas had- estimated,  was the smallest guerdon that so grand  an automobilist could offer for the service * he had rendered,^ and save his  pride.  Two blocks away the 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 the brighter of his reddened  eyes .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.  The seal-skinned gentleman received  the tire, placed it inside the car, gazed  intently at the ex-coacliman, and muttered to' himself inscrutable words.  "Strange���������������������������strange!'' said he. -'Once  or twice even I, myself, have fancied  that the Chaldean Chiroscopo has availed. "Couldit be possible?"  Then ��������������������������� he addressed less mysterious  words to the waiting and. hopeful  Thomas.   -.       '. _      ���������������������������''.-:-  "Sir, I thank you for your kind rescue of my tire. And I would ask you,  if I may, a question!' Do. you know  the family-of Van Smuythos living in  Washington Square North?"  "Oughtn't   I   to?"   replied  Thomas.  <���������������������������[ lived there.   Wish 1 did yet."  ' The.seal-skinned man  opend'-a door  of the car.        - -    .     - Jy  "Step, in, please,' [ he-said. "You  have been - expected." -. ,- .. _ .  . Thomas McQuade obeyed with Surprise., but without hesitation. - A seat  iii a motor', car-seemed- better-than  standing,room*inTthe Bed Line. v.But  after- .the . lap-robe .Jiad^ been', tucked  about; him and the-auto* had.* Bped on  its' course, the - peculiarity- of- the .-ihvi;  tation .lingered-in'.his -mind. -'' \'/i-  /'Maybe- the " guy hasn't, got" any  change,".-was his diagnosis.' '"Lots'of  these ..swell rounders-don't' lug about  any-ready 'money.; Guess 'he '117. dump  tne out wheu he, gets*_td; some point  where, he-can get cash' on ��������������������������� his mug."  Anyhow, it's a .cinch that I've got that  opon:air" bed* convention' beat,' to-'a  finish."      ' - y r   -  :' .���������������������������-���������������������������  ,   ,-'���������������������������-*'  Submerged in hia greatcoat, the mysterious automobilist seemed,, himself,  to" marvel', at the surprises "of life.  -' Wonderful! amazing! *- strange! " - he  repeated to himself constantly. *, <_-/"  .When the car.had\well entered the  crosstown Seventies it Lswung ."eastward  a half bloek'and stopped before, a "row  of -".high-9tobped;__-'brownstoncV' front  houses.'-''-,   -.    .-���������������������������'."     '- -"~  "Be kind enough'to enter my house  with ine,'.' saidthe seal-skiuned gentleman when-'they "had'alighted. ' "He's  going to "dig up, sure," reflected "Thomas, following him inside,  - There ��������������������������� was -a dim light in the hall.  His host conducted him through a door  to the left.    Suddenly'a luminous globe,  strangely���������������������������decora tedT7shone���������������������������faintTy--in  centre  of an- immense room that  to    Thomas    more    splendidly  Fifth  the  seemed  appointed than any he had ever seen  on the stage or read of in fairy stories.  The walls wore hidden by gorgeous  red hangings embroidered with fantastic gold figures. At the rear end of the  room wore draped portieres of dull gold  spangled with silver crescents and stars.  The. furniture was of the costliest and  rarest styles. The ox-coachman's feet  sank -into- rugs us-fleecy-and -deep- as  snowdrifts. There were three or four  oddly shaped stands or tables covered  with black velvet drapery.  Thomas McQuade took in the splendors of this palatial apartment with  one eye. With the other he looked for  his imposing conductor���������������������������to find that he  had disappeared.  "B'gec!" muttered Thomas, "this  listens -like a spook shop. Shouldn't  wonderif it ain.'t one of these Moravian Nights' adventures that you read  about. Wonder what became' of the  furry guy?"  Suddenly a stuffed owl that stood  on an ebony perch noar the 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 a 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 flooded with light from a  dozen frosted globes along the walls  and ceiling. Thc gold portieres parted  and closed, and the mysterious autobo-  bilist entered the room. lie was tall,  and wore evening dress of perfect cut  and accurate taste. A Vandyke beard  of glossy, golden brown, rather'long  and wavy hair, smoothly parted,; and  large, magnetic, orientally occult eyes  gave him a most; impressive and striking appearance. If you caii conceive  a "Russian Grand Duke in a Rajah's  throno room, advancing to greet a visiting emperor, you will gather something  of the  majesty of his.inanner.      But  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 threw them 32-candlepoWcr  lamps of his on me, 1 took a snapshot'  at him witbN that little brass Flatiron  Girl that stood ou the sideboard."  "That is merely a mechanical toy,"  said the gentleman, with a wave of  his hand. "May I ask you lo be seated while 1 expltiiu why L- brought you  to my house. Perhaps you would not  understand nor be in sympathy with  tho psychological prompting that caused  me to do so. Ho I will come to thc  point at once by venturing to refer  to yonr admission that you know the  Van Sinuythe family of Washington  Square North.'-"  "Any silver missing?" asked Thomas tartly. "Any joolry displaced? Of  course f know 'em. Any of tho old  ladies' sunshades disappeared? Well, I  know  'em.    And then what?"  The Grand Duke rubed his white  hands together softly.  "Wonderful!" he murmured. "Wonderful! Shall 1 come to believe iu the  Chaldean Chiroscopo myself? Let me  assure you/' he continued, "that there  is nothing for you to fear. Instead, I  think 1 ean promise.you that very good  fortune awaits you.   We will see."  "Do they want me back?" asked  Thomas, with somothing of his old professional pride in his voice. "I'll promise to cut out the booze and do the  right thing if they'll try me again. But  how did you get wise, doc? B'gee, it's  the swellest employment agency I was  ever in, with its flashlight owls and so  forth." "      .  With an indulgent smile the gracious  host begged to be excusod for two minutes. He went out to the sidewalk and  gave-an order to the chauffeur, who still  waited with thc car. 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 singularly rescued.  A ��������������������������� servant brought some tenderc 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 the  cold, were admitted at .the front door  and sauvely conducted by the master of  the house down through the hall through  another door to.the left and led-into  a smaller room, which was-screened and  segregated from the" larger fronts-room  by- heavy,, double portieres.'7 Hereithe  furnishings were even'more elegant and  exquisitely -tasteful  than- in- the other.  On a" gold-itilaid ~ rosewood .table -.were  scattered' sheets" of* white "paper ;and a  'queer, triangular'instrument'or .'toy; apparently- of -gold,   standing -*on_ little  wheels. -     ���������������������������         .        **     . ���������������������������    r y  -,  'IThe..taller   woman   threw",,back".her  black.veil uiid loosened .her cloak. . Slie  was fifty, with a wrinkled and sad; face.  Thev-other," young 'and.plump}-.,-took- a  chair a little distance away and-to the  rear as a servant or tin attendant' might  have" done.*!. _ '/ -___-. 7/.,"/     7  ~~i  - t'.You sent for -me,7Prdfessor7Cheru  busco,"^said'the elder"woman, wearily.'  .7*1 hopeyoV have something* more definite than usual to say.   I've.about lost  the little~__faith I had in' your-art.���������������������������--I  would not have responded to. your call  this evening if my "sister", had" "not 'insisted* upon it."       .'         ".   -:  r      *"  -."Madam," .said the professor, .with  his-'princeliest   smile, * "the"J-rue   Art  cannot fail.  'To find the true'; psychic  and potential branch sometimes requires  time.   We have not succeeded," ������������������ admit,  with the cards, the crystal, the-stals,  the magic formula of Zarazin, nor thc  Oracle  of'Po.    But   we  have   at   last  discovered _the_true-Psychic. route The.  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?"  he said shortly.  -,7'Yoxi'v.e been looking f0f me," said  I nomas, "and don't know my namo?  tou re a funny kind of sleuth. You  must be one of the Central Office gum-  shoers.       I'm    Thorn���������������������������    \r,,On0,i,f  ���������������������������*  McQuade,   of  e  -jpuiscj  and I've been chaffeur of the  ,,,.an S������������������^the elephant team for a year.  ���������������������������Nicy fired me a  month ago for���������������������������well  doc, you saw what I did  to your old  T .,' \.We?-fc br,oke 0n booze. au(i *^en  1 saw the tire drop off your whiz wag-  on [ was standing in' that squad of  hoboes at. the Worth monumen^alting  far ;\1 f *ed" Now- wbat'9 the pri-Bo  tor^the best answer to all this?"  To  his intense surprise Thomas teh  himself lifted by the collar and dragged  was   kicked   forcibly   down   the  steps  ���������������������������Mth   one   heavy,   disillusionizing,   hu-  Z ib& irPaCt    ������������������f   the    Bt������������������pSndous  -"vraoian's shoe.  As soon as the ex-coachman had re-  Slidway/' h������������������ C.������������������l,,d ������������������������������������-tward,toward  ''Crazy guy," was his estimate of  the mysterious automobilist.- "Just  wanted to have some,fun kiddin' I  guess. He might have dug up a dollar  anyhow    Now I got to hurry Up and  teis   before   they  all  sleep."  get  preached  to  is  When, Thomas reached the end of hi  thTK������������������ T,k ^ f0l,nd the ���������������������������������������������l" of  the   homeless   reduced   to   a   squad  of  perhaps eight or ten. He S the  ondPCnfPfG ������������������f a ne���������������������������omer at the left  front Ll- rear raJllt' In the filo iu  front of hltn was the  solfl1-0keU,t0him of h������������������Wla ami  something of a.wife and child      -  Sorry to see you back again," said  him 7 "?gh maS'  turninff ^o 'speak  to  tl iL i. ������������������������������������������������������ Pnd y������������������.u. had struck some-'  thing better than this."  ���������������������������- ''Me?" said  Thomas. -"Oh,  I -]uat  Wat," w/T' *& b,0ck to ' ^P  To th Tft^e theJ������������������������������������Wic-ain't lending  to the Lord very fast tonight." - h  .     in this kind of weather," said'the  at home'" ' "- ������������������th be������������������!nS-an(1 ������������������***  , ��������������������������� And now the Preacher and his vehement lieutenant struck up a last hymn  tL������������������ V0?. t0~ Provi<-ence and. man.  Those of the Bed Liners whose wind^  pipes still registered above 32 decrees  hopelessly- ancI; tnrfelessly-joined^  --*������������������. the middle ,of. tno-second vorse  ������������������������������������'' f" q W^tfrtJwitli- wind  tossed    drapery -.battling ��������������������������� against' * the  SS^Vh "d"COm!?*-������������������tAi|ht: toward him  from the,opposite sidewalk.-"Annie!"  hej-elled, and.ran."toward her " \ /  / , You -fool, "you "fool!." she-  weeping" and   ���������������������������      - -  ly.nit.^ot.^rop.-fHe^r5^  the curb. ��������������������������� "How did,you"happen,to see  '"' "I cameVto-findryou;"' said "'Aiinie  holding tight: to*his sleeve::-���������������������������'_?<)������������������  us  Avenue   a   motor' car   so   splendid,   so'Thomas McQuade was too near hia'D.  Chaldean Cbiroscope has been successful in .our search."  The professor's voice had a ring that  seemed to procluim his belief in his  own words. The elderly lady looked at  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," snid Professor Cherubusco, rising to hia full  magnificent-height:- i'-By7_the -fifth  wheel of the chariot he shall come.' "  "T haven't seen many chariots," said  the lady, "but I never saw one with  five whools."  "Progress," said the professor���������������������������  "progress in science and mechanics has  accomplished it���������������������������though, to be exact,  we may speak of it only as an extra  tire. Progress in occult art has advanced in proportion, ^ladum, I repent  that the Chaldean Chiroscopo has succeeded. I can not only answer the question that you have propounded, but I  can produce beforo your eyes the proof  thereof."  And now the lady was disturbed both  in her disbelief and in her poise.  "0. professor!" she cried anxiously  ���������������������������"When?���������������������������where? lias he been  found? Do not keep mc in suspense."  "T beg you will excuse mc for a very  few minutes," said Professor Cherubusco, "and T think T can dembnstrato  to you the efficacy of the true Art."  Thomas was contentedly munching  the last crumbs of the bread and fowl  when the enchanter appeared suddenly  at his side.  "Are you willing to return to your  old homo 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 inc. But will they have me again?  The old lady 5k as fixed in. her .'ways as  a nut on a new axle."  "My dear young man," said the  other, "she has been searching for you  everywhere."  "Great!" said Thomas. "I'm on  the job. That team of dropsical dromedaries thoy call horses is a handicap for  jMg^o^]!V^fC9SO'r:ci^bug^0',/pU  .'hat wevmight=find -you here "-     ;"   *  wif-V0^980^-C^'Don.'tknow. the guy.'  7   ��������������������������� .e!s .a ������������������learvoyant/-- Thomas; r'the  SSI*?-'"*^ World' He-foun'd you"  with "the Chaldean telescope,'he said."  . _._.-������������������e's -a liar," said-Thomas. "I  never had it He>ever saw mc have  anybody's telescope."     \. ���������������������������  ,7-'/An<i he1"9aid<-"yo.u" came"'in a chariot  with .five wheels or something.''',  - -'-Annie,;' said Thomas solicitously,  you re giving mo the wheels now. If  I had a ehanot-I'd have gone to bed in  it Jong ago. And without any- singing  jnd preaching for a nightcap, either."  '.l-E^l1' -ypu b'g fooK=feBThesJkCiBsiii  wys she'll take you 55ek. 1 begged "her"  to.- But you must behave. 'And you can-  go up to the house tonight; and your  old room over the stable is ready '-'  (< "Great!"    said    Thomas    earnestly.  lou are It, Annie. But when did these  stunts happen?-'  "Tonight at Professor .Chorubusco's.  Ho sent his automobile for the Missis,  and she took me along. _ I've been there  with her before."  777What7s the-professor's lino?"-*'-- ���������������������������  Ho's a clearvoyant and a witch.  J he Missis consults him. He knows  everything. But he hasn't done tho  Missis any good yet. though she's naid  hnn hundreds of dollars. But he told  us that tho Htars told him wo could find  you here."     ,  "What's  the  old ���������������������������  cherrybuster to do?"  "That's   a    family  Annie.      "And    now    you've    asked  enough questions, you big fool."  They have moved but a little way up  the street when Thomas stopped.    '  "Got any dough with you, Annie?"  he asked.  Annie looked at him sharply.  "Oh r know what tliat look  means.'- said Thomas. "You're  wrong. Not another drop. But thero's  a guy that  was standing next  to  "Oh; Mr. Walter!���������������������������and the Missis  hunting high and low for you!"  "Does mother want to "see me?" he  asked, with a flush coming out on his  pale cheek.  "She's been hunting for you high  and low. Sure, she wants to" sec you.  She wants you to come home. She's  tried police and morgues aud lawyers  and advertising aud detectives and rewards and everything. And then she  took up clearvoyants. You'll go right  home, won't you, Mr. Walter?"  "Glad]}-, if she wants me." said the  young  man.    "Three  yoars is  a long  time.  I suppose I'll ha've to walk up,  though,, unless the street cars are giv- '  ing free  rides.      I  used  to  walk  and ''  "  beat, that old plug team of bays we  used to drive to the carriage. "Havo  they got them yet?"  "They have," said Thomas, feeling-.  ly.     "And they'll have 'em ten years  from now.    The life of the royal ele-  phantibus tiuckhorseibus is one hundred  and forty-nine years.     I'm the coachman.     Just got my reappointment five '  minutes ago.      Lot/s all ride up iu a      .       /���������������������������  surface car���������������������������that is���������������������������er���������������������������if Annie will         -   ���������������������������> -  pay the fares." ,   .                          '    ,      ''  On the Broadway car Annie handed       '"J  each  one of the prodigals a nickel  to  pay thc conductor. ..'    "* -  '  "Seems to me you are mighty reckless the way you throw large sums of .       ' .V  money-around,'.' said Thomas sarcasti-      *    '������������������������������������������������������/���������������������������'  cally. ".       *     -��������������������������� *J  "In .that purse," said Annie decid- ' " IJ'  edly, "'is exactly $U.S5. I shall.take ��������������������������� .7 /".  every cenf-of it tomorrow and give.to"' J *-."-  Professor Cherub'usco, the greatest man- ���������������������������'��������������������������� '"���������������������������*  iu the world." - *' ,   '    --'---'",  "'Well," said Thomas,-"17guess" he . 7 '-'���������������������������  must v be a pretty fly guy to pipV off' * "*���������������������������'- ���������������������������  things the way. he does. ' Pin-glad .his-7' :-' ' ���������������������������'  spooks, told him where you could find" .. ' " V :  mc. Tf you-'ll give me his address,"-"-7' ' /.'  some day I'll go up there, myself, and"-"- *���������������������������'-:--  shake his hand./" ' ".-"������������������������������������������������������] ",  Presently Thomas moved tentatively~ -' ���������������������������- 7'--  in his seat, "and thoughtfully felt an-"' ~".'.;/.���������������������������  abrasion or two on his knees and el-. 7'L "~M  bows. , ',y . -       -"'���������������������������:,���������������������������'  "Say, Annie,'7 said he-.confidently,-- -7y  "maybe it's one of the last dreams of"��������������������������� '*'������������������������������������������������������//'/\c  the booze, but I've a kind of a"recollection^ of. riding in an'automobile with'a  swell guy that took .me to a house" full J yy  of eagles-and arc lights." He"fed melou-J' 7:"'"  biscuits and hot air, and thou- kicked7":y-7.  me down-the front steps. If it" was _,���������������������������''���������������������������*7>'������������������:  the d t's why am I so sore?"- ���������������������������' rJ ^-7'"7'vv.  "Shut up, you fool,".said Annie." ,77: 7j; '���������������������������<���������������������������  "If-I could find that funny g\iy!���������������������������������������������"->.y'*:M  house,;' said Thomas, "in- .conclusion,^'- 7?L^7-,  "I'd go up there some day" and' punch.^''V/-;"-^,"?  his nose for-liim."  "--���������������������������   * ���������������������������-'- -_.--.   ���������������������������j---���������������������������'/-'/��������������������������� y yi  ,   '" -'-'������������������ ' - . "T '��������������������������� y- i ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������'-^'7yy7{f7i&  A t NITROGEN-DEIVEN  MOTOR7/'/^^^.  - The'"possibility-"of. driving"eVgines''by;.%7 -i^S|  other- than    1���������������������������-*���������������������������>> - - .     ----   .^-^���������������������������^.-..���������������������������l-i...i  'Tj%;,  ���������������������������t'l  by ^chemicals;- wherein - the" 'power -- iazt-Mx4^M\  l?enernt.ftd"-~ hv - thn-I nVn"nn"cir>������������������r^rr#->^o^'S4iSi%S&#S|  ed ���������������������������-greater:, attention : of ilate^;a'nd^a7tr7?,-v^,L  ,marine;rii6tbr'' has';' been\:i:.*''designed^rinV-^^-v^l  which " the  fuel "is '.nitrogen 'in . art'coni-7  lady  want    this  secret,"  said  in tlie bed  line over there that'  me  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 bod I'd  like it.  Annie's fingers began to wiggle in her  purse.  "Sure, I've got money," said she.  "Lots of it. Twelve dollars." And  then she added, with woman's ineradicable suspicion of vicarious benevolence,  "Bring him here and let me see him  first'.-'--"-.:.  Thomas went on his mission. The  wan Bed Liner came readily enough.  As the two drew near, Annie looked  up from her purse and screamed:  "Mr. Walter��������������������������� Oh���������������������������Mr. Waltor!"  "Is that    you, Annie?"    said    the  young man weakly.  ectto'the,propeller-shaft, and'the':speed!������������������kr:������������������  is' governedvby a7throttle-valve .-'which- ''ryy/J-y]  when>pe"ned7to^ it?'.f ullest^>^  enables;.the; engine/to,", make^five; hun%-:':77^>t  dred *',TeV'olutions, per-^\ minute?-^-'^Th'e^  motor is -a .clever, piece" of 'mechanical '''/Jcy'"^  engineering}-''and the'simplicity.'of^cbn-lV'.--^^'  trol-is" a- conspicuous' feature.1-:yy Jyy'\yy;  The- nitrogen--will start-, up" the, ;moto'r .?."���������������������������? 77-  irrespective,of tbo position -of-the *pis-'T7"'i'">-:  ton immediately,.the.gas" is admitted in-77''7r7  to  the .expansion_chamber,.- while - the ';"j-. J~=  crank" runs; in*an foil-bath.,-" Moreover,'"'"7"~/7:'  a   charge"of -oil, will, last "for'severaL-v'r'.-..:  hundred-'working, "hours���������������������������in' short/ un-'"���������������������������-"*, \7  ti!  its lubricating functious areabsol- -- 7 -  utely expended,'-as it undergoes no ad- ���������������������������/7"V  ditional destructive action-such as pre-"    -'  vails in   the .ordinary  explosion-motor.';,.'.  ^Other^advantages^are=the=Bafcty^of'": v-  the  system,- the  dispensing, with   ignition und cooling facilities, and the ab-'    ' . '  sence  of odour.      Nitrogen,  being an  inert gas, is safe from combustion and-'  consequently explosion, with the result     Jl     -  that it is an ideal fuel to handle and  ���������������������������  to operate.     The great difficulty hitherto in this direction has been the devising of a vessel capable of containing the  compressed   nitrogen   in  large  quantities, and-of sufficient strength .to-.  w'ithstanclTiniidling" and" transportation:-*   ""~"  A new process of manufacturing  largo flasks, cupable of containing from  two hundred and fifty to three hundred  litres of nitrogeu compressed to two  hundred atmospheres, has now been designed. The weight of a reservoir  containing fuel sufficient for about ���������������������������  twenty hours' service is about three  hundred pounds. The nitrogen is prepared by a new and interesting process, wilh liquid carbonic acid as the  by-product. So far as results havo  been carried at 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 eloctro-motor, and considerably less than the cost of driving  internal-combustion engines with petrol  or alcohol.  BERLIN'S NEW OPERA HOUSE  It has been decidod that the new  Royal Opera House i Berlin shall bo  built upon the site now occupied by  Kroll's Theatre. The old opera houso  is to be preserved as a memorial of the  reign of Frederick the Great, under  whom it was built, and as the first  great pillar in thc musical edifice which  has since been developed in Berlin. The  location for thc new building, which  will not be completed for several years,  is not easily accessible, so it is planned to have the .underground railway,  which is to be constructed from Nol-  lendorf-Platz to Wcissensee, pass under  the Seigesallee, with a station quite  near the opera house. This will make  it ������������������very accessible to tho inhabitants of  all West Berlin, which furnishes tho  greater part of tbe opera-going public.  ins 'J  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, October 19, 1911  HON. MARTIN BURRELL  elstoke it was found- that out of six  schools visited no less than four bad  Three years ago, when Martin Bur- omitted to hoist the-flag, as required  rell made his first .political fight for by law. And now the trustees of  parliamentary honors, we had the that city propose to pass a resolu-  pleasure of speaking of Mr. Burrell jtion calling the attention of the  on his visit to Enderby, thus: [principals and teachers to the hoist-  "Mr. Martin Burrell has character.ing of the flag in all school grounds,  stamped upon every line of his face, !It is proposed that the principal of  and    back   ,of    every   word   a   MAN [each    school    should      delegate  every   word   a   MAN ,  speaks.     He shows none of the earmarks of   the   politician;  he is head  and shoulders above that, and in him  we see the statesman.     In his speech '  he is fair, calm, clear and convincing  He   says   nothing   by    inuendo,  and  never strikes below the belt.     He is  a man    that   fears    no   one, and of'  whom    no   one   nee'd be afraid.      A '.  born  Englishman,. he    stands boldly ,  up and    declares   himself    against a '  cowardly   ruse    of   any     kind,   and  would prefer   to    go down in  defeat,}  rather than   take a mean, advantage '  of an opponent.     He has the happy  faculty    of    expressing    himself  with  candor and conviction without giving  offense.   He   wins  the sympathies  of  men  by   proving    himself capable  of  fighting his own fight without them.  He does not play upon the prejudices  of his bearers, and asks no unmerited  favors.       He   /plays the game fairly  and  squarely,    by placing before his  hearers   the   proofs of his argument  and   leaving   the   rest    to the good  judgment of his audience."  In view of Mr. Burrell's rapid rise  in the politics of the Dominion, and  his being selected by  to fill  the important position in his  product  cabinet   as    Minister of  Agriculture, '  we feel justified  in reproducing these  words of appreciation expressed three '  years    ago.       We   congratulate him,  and Yale-Cariboo on his success.    So  long as he is- on the job we may feel  sure there will be no sleepers in tbe  Department of Agriculture.  each school should delegate two  scholars, who, for some extra diligence in their studies, or for punctuality, or some such marked ability  are permitted to perform the hoisting ceremony. The trustees are also  of the opinion that the scholars  should have the opportunity of witnessing the hoisting of these flags,  which ceremony should be performed  whilst the scholars are gathered together just before entering their different schools.  For style, fit and simplicity, use  Ladies Home Journal Patterns.  Large assortment on hand -to choose  from.     Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  DRASTIC   CHANGES   DUE  TAXATION  COMMITTEE  The Provincial Commission on Taxation, which has held .sessions at the  various points of importance through  " out the Province, -i will meet at Vernon next Monday, .the 23rd of October. The^evidence taken before this  Commission so far has been of "a  comprehensive nature, and opinions  have been received, from many sources  regarding trie various aspects of the  supply from which the Provincial  Government derives the revenue  which is required to transact the  business of the country, and to provide for roads, public works, education and other outlays incidental to  It is reported that drastic changes  were decided on at the meeting of the  Coast and Mountain Lumber Manufacturers Association, recently held  at Calgary. A large number of the  mills are to be closed down owing toc  the unsatisfactory condition of business, and will not he opened till 1913.  Probably the    most important  decision reached    was that  almost 200  Premier Borden , travellers who   have been selling the  of these mills - will be withdrawn, and the whole selling end of  the business conducted from one central office in Calgary. It is also  likely that the Coast Association'will  establish a similar office in Vancouver. Ten . salesmen will be employed out at each office and prices  will be uniform.  The Canadian lumbermen have decided to make a dead set against  American competition, ' and whenever  the central office finds foreign lumber  coming in it will concentrate its energies on price cutting and .running  the invader out of the district. -It  is said that no increase in price of  lumber is ��������������������������� expected, at least until  next spring. But one thing is certain, the prairie dealers will only- be  able to buy through the Calgary  office, which it is said, will be in  charge of W. A. Anstie;" secretary of  the Mountain Association.  Gent's Furnishings Department  We carry the  Hudson Bay  K. Co.'s  Gloves, Shirts  T and Heavy Pants  t Leckie & Jefferson  Logging Boots  Stetson Hats  'i  All Colors and Shapes  THE ABOVE LINES ARE  THE BEST MADE OF THE  KIND   Dry Goods & Millinery Dept.  Motor Scarfs  Cushion Tops  Tie Racks  Towel Racks  A Complete Assortment  oJ Fancy Work for  Christmas  re  1  Rifles  Cartridges  Racer & Simonds Crosscut  Saivs  D.-Bit and S.-Bit  Axes  Loggers' Supplies  Etc.  Pony Coats, $20.  Skirts  Table Linens  nice assortment just to hand  Linen Centre Pieces, Etc.  Hosiery and Gloves  Grocery Department  We carry a large stock of������������������  Groceries and our aim is to buy  the best.   Still,  you will find  our prices are as low if not < >  lower than.cheaper grades are  sold at.    A full assortment of i  Fruits,   Vegetables and Fish^  carried in season.  Remember the date of S. L. Taube's  visit to Enderby, ancl if you have eye  fhQ ,.���������������������������,. i     ���������������������������     l    _ i, ��������������������������� ��������������������������� troubles,    consult     him    at    Reeves'  the development of tins rapidly grow- Drug store on Saturda     Nov   4th  ing province.     Such measures as the! ��������������������������� -  poll tax, the wild land tax, and the  income tax, as    well as the personal  property  tax,   have 'been   the subject I    Joseph   Dien,    a   Belgian,  was ar  both  of criticism    and  praise.     The' rested    by   Constable   Bailey on Pri-  Vernon News is   of the opinion that!da>r last> drunk   and disorderly, and  from the   testimony and advice thus  was nne(1 $5 and costs by Magistrate  Give our Grocery Department a trial.    We think it will benefit you as well as  ourselves. =���������������������������  s,    Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  against the   person  dian with booze.  serving the In-  85 per cent of all headaches are the  result of eye-strain. Are you troubled  that way? If so, consult S. L.Taube  (of the Taube Optical Co., Calgary,)  who will be at Reeves' Drug -Store on  Saturday, Nov. 4th.  Send or 'phone your Grocery orders  to Enderby-Trading Co7Ltd.  Harvey & Rodie  Real Estate, Insurance, Etc.  Post Office Block, Enderby  WE I  "of  E LIST properties, in any part of the unirrigated Okanagan Valley  orth of Vernon. - Buyers who inspect our list have the advantage  comparison, and are not-urged to purchase - one of four or five"  alleged snaps/as is the custom when a list is incomplete.' Of the.land  sales made during the past"season, 90 per "cent have been made through  our. office, and every buyer has been satisfied. We know the values, know  the sellers and can-make the deal. ���������������������������  Jz ./.-.: .     . y   "_      ... ' :i-~~~  ��������������������������� '-���������������������������-���������������������������*--.   . - '    i       *    - * r       '        \'' ^ y, ���������������������������  20 acres.- Six cleared and in crop.. Good creek; '2J miles from".town.  Price,' $1600, on very easy terms:-}lf anyone can show us better value in  all B. C. we are buyers, ourselves. .17.. 7  20 acres. More than half is "cleared and ready-'f or "cultivation. Close  to town.     On terms, for $1500. "  ;. -   x- "-���������������������������"._-.  POLICE COURT DOINGS  obtained  by   the  Government will  able hints which  Commissioners the  receive many valu-  Rosoman.  Francois, an  Indian who has been  will  help to guide jin the PoIice    Court before, and who  its..course_in-a mendincr- eyisting-Act3^r-^-atIv^seIlvccUn-^tp''-m-"nf^ s-*-months:  or framing new legislation.  LOVE FOR THE UNION JACK  At  a   recent   visit of some of the  school trustees to the schools of Rev-  for murderous assault, was again arrested by Constable Bailey the past  week, drunk and disorderly, and was  brought before Magistrate Rosoman,  where he was released on $100 bail to  enable the Constable to get evidence  AUSTRALIAN  Stock Remedies  On the world's  market for over  100 years  Pottie Has a Remedy for  Everything _^^  10 acres.   <  inch of waste.  Three acres cleared.   Good water; level bench, without .'an  Good neighborhood.   $100 per acre. - ;7.  _ ,/y' ....  ot  10 acres.     Uncleared fruit land.. Pour miles out; $70 per acre.:     - './���������������������������-.  Larger properties from $25 per acre upwards, according, to the nature  soil and the   amount of improvements. J   ' '  EYE   SIGHT  YOUR EYES   will appreciate the ease and comfort derived from wearing "proper  fitting glasses."   If you have not had your  "eyes" attended to  WHY   PUT   IT   OFF ?  OUR REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE AT  REEVES' DRUG STORE  ON  SATURDAY, NOV. 4th  Make it a point to consult him.  All Work Guaranteed.  The Taube Optical Company  ���������������������������'' 182-Eighth Avenue E., Calgary, Alta.  Established 1871 Long Distance Phone 2684  Agent for Enderby,  W.  H.  HUTCHISON  Vancouver Address, John Pottle Co.,  Cor. 8th and Bridge St,  AGENTS FOR���������������������������Deer Park Pruitlands. $150 per acre of cleared-land,  level or sloping as-desired, on good terms. Por The Woods Lake Fruit-  lands, close to Vernon, the choicest irrigated lands in the Valley. Atid  For Numerous   Private   Owners sub-dividing their own lands.  HARVEY  &   RODIE  Agents for Nursery Stock. ���������������������������������������������   "  The Nova Scotia Fire Insurance Co.,  ������������������������������������J  9  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������?  Agent for The National Fire Insurance Co., of Hartford;  London Guarantee and Accident Co., Ltd.  Th  PUBLIC    HIGHWAYS  Province of British Columbia  NOTICE is hereby given that all  Public Highways in unorganized districts, 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 thc travelled  road. THOMAS  TAYLOR,  Minister of Public Works  Department    of Public Works,  Victoria, B. C, July 7th, 1911. oc21  F. R. PROSSER  Harnessmaker and Repairer  All Work Guaranteed  At Mill Company's Barn  Enderby  "PUBLIC ENQUIRIES ACT."  HIS 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 at the Executive Council Chambtr, Parliament Buildings, Monday and Tuesday, 25th  and 2Gtn September at 10 a.m. At the Court  house or thc Government Office vt the following  places:���������������������������  Nanaimo, Wednesday and Thursday, 27thand28th  September.  Vancouver, Friday and Saturday, 28th and 80th  September.  New Westminster, Monday, 2nd October.  Revelstoke, Webneeday, 4th October.  Golden, Thursday, 5th October.  Cranbrook, Saturday, 7th October.  Fernie, Monday, 9th Oetober.  Nelson, Wednesday, 11th October.  Rossland, Thursday, 12th October.  Grand Forks. Friday, 13th October.  Princeton, Saturday, 14th October.  Merritt, Monday, 16th Octoberr.  Kamloops, Tuesday, 17th October.  Summerland, Thursday, 19th October.  Penticton, Friday, 20th October.  Kelowna, Saturday, 21st October.  Vernon, Monday, 23rd October.  . It is requested that all persons who  are interested in the matter aforesaid,  and who desire to be heard, will not  fail to be present at the meetings of  the Commissioners.  PRICE ELLISON,  Chairman.  Treasury Department, 13th Sept. 1911.  List it with me now,  before my new booklet  is printed. If you  want to buy land, see  me.  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard,Mara,B.C.  '���������������������������1  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid Roofiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to any siee.  I represent S. C. Smith Co.. of  Vernon. Enderby.  1  m

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