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 1$  .\ ��������������������������� ~-  '0/    V-  ^A  Enderby, B. C,  December 21, 1911  AND      WALKE'R'S,      WEEK L Y  Vol. 4; No. 43;. Whole No. 199 1  Christmas in the Stores of Enderby  1  .-  El  r n  refrigerated   turkeys and  Mr.  Sharpe   'is   bringing in a supply  I of   choice  and What the Merchants are Doing ;**������������������ ��������������������������� A. n  *-> j    The A. R. Rogers Company, the big  The nature of Enderby's advance in petites ���������������������������requires no little forethought . saWmill operating at Enderby, had a  and ingenuity on the part of thc j very successful season in the mill the  good housewife. And about the first; paSt year. Although the lumber busi-  requiroment is a good stove. In his j ncss has bcen somewhat slack for a  policy of business-building, A. Fulton , month or two, the mill yard gang are  has adopted this as his cardinal j kept busy loading daily for the  principle: the goods must be right. Northwest supply -centres. The yard  Hence there are few complaints about at Enderby is filled with the choicest'  pooriy cooked meals in Enderby dis- 0f the season's cut". The Company is  trict, for most- everybody owns a operation several-camps in their ,ex-  McClary. It is the finest,present a.tensive limits, getting, out next seaman can   put   into   the home, Andy | son's supply of logs!   ' "     "  the past year could not be more  accurately shown than is mirrored in  the show windows and within the  ^'stores of Enderby merchants. Of all  seasons, the displays of Christmas  tide are the truest measure uf the  quality and general tone of the staple  stock. And one has but to open his  eyes and see in the store displays of  the past week, a reflex of the higher  standard set by the town in general.  The want that cannot be satisfied  in the large range of holiday goods  on display must be abnormal, for we  find everything, of the finest,- from  dolls and gee-gaws for the cnildren  to the largest and finest ranges made  1 in the    Dominion, ��������������������������� and dress  goods,  News of the Town and District  of Interests Enderby Readers  says.  The  window   display   of Harvey &  The usual   excellent , dinner will be  served Monday   evening at the King  much j Edward.     Mr.   Murphy ,nas recently  Rodie this week   has attracted  attention. It embraces a big, liberal added a handsome settee to" the sit-  well-painted Christmas greeting to.'ting room of the hotel, together with  everybody, and then some very clever'1 a- library ,'of choice" books. It is in  i color   cartoons   illustrative    of the'keeping    with   the - "general policy, of  impress of  ���������������������������brass novelties, "and-fineries as swell thoughts in the minds of. prospective \ this hotel.'   It   has.  the  and-'up-to-date   as could be found in land buyers, in   the prairies looking  the coast-metropolis. ~ And che prices this way-for, homes.   ._._ One -distinct  :this year,are another-evidence of the  quality of all   these   drawings" is the  ."progressive ; movement.."     '"   _-'   -���������������������������  - In' the '.gent's furnishing-department,  : of the. Enderby,"Trading.C6.,7\t~looks' characteristic ,'.tqo.; little< brought;lout  strong-boost' :for .Enderby-which is  prominently., brought'.-:out. * -Jt is a  like "a city,'-store cleared .for .action,  with a mob of buyers crowded"--at the  ������������������������������������������������������ doors. Mr. . Dill has - exercised'' the  greatest care to detail in the- correct'  placing of.every   item in stock/ and  - anything wanted, arid wanted quickly,  .can /he had for the asking." The  stamp of quality is prominently on  display. . In the Grocery department  Mr. Woods has done likewise, and  here we see without doubt the display  of'a stock of gooa things to eat that  is not to be excelled in many a large  city. The windows are very tastily  arranged and exhibit the goods in a  manner _most temptingly.- In the  dress goods department, Miss Mc-  Intyre has a large range of the many  articles appropriate   as gifts tor the  ' ladies and children.  Mr. Reeves this year placed in stock  for his Christmas trade as fine a line  of   exquisitely-designed    articles     in  =brassware=as^could^be=found=anywhere  and at prices very reasonable. Of  course, he has all the other lines of  holiday novelties also, but this line  in brass has certainly been most  pleasing to his patrons who like the  good things. The ladies just dote  over those chafing dishes and brass  kettles, brass jardinieres, candle  sticks and trinket boxes; and the'men  look longingly at those smoker sets,  bronze ornaments and pipe racks.  The display at the Poison Mercantile Company's store runs largely to  white goods, with a dask of color  here and there and evergreens everywhere. Mr. Currie's display in the  dress goods department is certainly  attractive, and ' embraces so many,  many things of dreamy loveliness in  white it would take a lady reporter  to get them listed correctly. The  tor display at this store is exceptionally good, and is attracting the  boys and girls to come ancl take a  look.  Somebody has said that when we  come, right down to tacks, the  troubles of the rich man and the  poor man are about evenly divided.  The rich man hasn't money enough  to buy an appetite, and the poor man  hasn't money enough to buy the meal.  One has a square meal and a canary  appetite and the other a canary meal  and a square appetite. Let us digress  long enough to thank the good Lord  that in Enderby we have no canary  meals or canary appetites. Both are  square, all wool and a yard wide.  To cook the meals to satisfy the ap-  eveniby.the best of us,/and"shp'uld be  encouraged. . ,The .drawings" are- very,"  .cleverly executed, and "che- whole-de-  sign*pOf the window most' excellent.- It  was the work iof; Mr.- and "Mrs., Marris  who."see great possibilities for this  district. " - ' . .  The" windows " decorated by Ernest  Evans, are,most artistic, and it is a  pity hc has not something better to  work with. His color blending,and  general tone- are the best. His work  is greatly admired. In the store of  J. W. Evans &' Son will be found the  most complete stock of mechanical  toys, candies, fruits, etc., and at the  dry goods and gent's furnishings  counters they have a very fine selection of the useful articles on display.  Last week, in making a change in  the set-up of the Columbia Flouring  Mills advertisement, the printer inadvertently picked up a figure "5  for-^a-figure^e^  and the   mistake  cently opened for    business, has cap-  -TheyHive=next=doorTtlirCCl=a^good=sllare"of=the"Gtiristrrias;  trade    in    calendars,  papeteries,  and  Xmas cards and toys. They have introduced thc novelty of having Santa  Claus meet the children at their  store, where he will be found Friday  and Saturday afternoons from 3 to 4.  is a iommon one.  But we~didn't catch it in the proof.  In fact, in the rush to get the paper  out on time we didn't pull any proof.  We "railroaded" it. The result was  that there was a rush on the next  day at the mill. The ad red "Moffet's Best at ?1.55 a sack." it sho.uld  ^Y_e��������������������������� L"e_ad_7'$l_.65__ a sack..". _.It_.was  our mistake. "Moffet's Best" wholesales for more than $1.55 a sack. It  Bimply goes to prove that it pays to  advertise when you have a good  article to sell. Baker Burbidge says  that "Moffet's Best" is as good a  flour as there is in the world for  bread baking, and Baker Burbidge is  in a position to know���������������������������he's had. th  experience. And the bread baked by  Baker Burbidge is evidence enough of  the high quality of the home product.  The past season has been an exceptionally good one for the Enderby  mill, and the outlook for the new  year is bright.  F. Pyman has shown very handsome  silverware and jewelry for the holiday  trade, and has his store very prettily  decorated.  The butcher business gets right  down to the meat of things. The  holiday meat business is enormous.  Healthy people have good appetites.  To satisfy these appetites the meat  concerns of A. E. Maundrell and Geo.  R. Sharpe have stocked heavily of  the choicest of Christmas cuts, poultry, oysters and fish. Mr. Maundrell  is handling the large end of the locally   killed   poultry   business, while  quality, and, adds^materially to the  comforts" of the King Edward. The  year, just closing has been a prosperous one for this ,:pbpular:hoU!.e, and  with - its ArecentlyTadde'd ^fourth \ floor,',  accommodation", is-"-given for. a' still'  greater7increase'v6f ^business "In .'the  year.1912.,7777 7-'77717'. \   '- ���������������������������~'-~-:-  ��������������������������� In -hardware* ���������������������������'and'^h'orseman's~sup-  plies, .Wm; HrHutchison is making,.a"  limited display.-' '    ':     -.  '-<. ' -'  " There'_ are   pool'  rooms'- and poolrooms. .,   Some" are   conducted as a  safe, sane, satisfying business; others  as loafiing places for.the idle.  " The  pool room and   billiard hall conducted by   H.   Bingham    is- one of-the  first-named class.   .Mr. Bingham is a  man of experience'in this line; and he  has made a   success   of the business.  His   -poolroom    provides amusement  and recreation for a .large number of  young men in the evenings and when  the weather makes out-door work out  of the question.   Christmas Day will  be observed at these parlors by many  indulging in a social game.  The   Enderby   Fair, while only re-  Merry Christmas, everybody !  "The Canadian Girl" at the Opera  House.  Six patients are in f-.he Cottage  Hospital.  A fire escape has been added to the  school house.  Dr. Crawford is visiting the coast  for the holidays.  "East Lynn"   the greatest of melo  dramas, at the Opera House.  '��������������������������� Born���������������������������Sunday, Dec. 17th, to Mr. and  Mr3. A. Schofield, a daughter  W.   Russell,    contractor, spent the.  week in Enderby from the coast.  ;Edi 'Mack left this,week on a visit  for the holidays to his Eastern home.  Three candidates took the degrees  in-the Knights of Pythias "on Monday  evening. .    , .'-���������������������������"'"' .-.'-���������������������������  The Knights . of.- Pythias .'will 'meet  on. Tuesday", evening-of next-week' in-'  stead of .Monday.-"'"Vtv .' " -.*-.���������������������������'���������������������������",  ylMiss 'Maud~7 Brash"-: is/spending .the  holidays "at her home;--after, a-year-or  more .spent, at Vancouver.",V" .;- '-"��������������������������� /Z  " rBorri^:To 'MrT, arid' Mr'sV\Wm. /Agate,"  at _the' Enderby Cottage'Hospital^ on  Wedriesdayr"'Dec\;-20,_"a7daughter.;r, _, -  r'Mr. - Geo. JPearsbn, with ���������������������������' the Bank 'of  Montreal, > Letnbridge, is-visiting "Mr".'  and-Mrs. H.'"Greyell for the holidays.  Seventy^five " acres .changed hands,  in a local deal this week, handled byt  Harvey & Rodie; located'on-tbe Hull-  car' road: -, ���������������������������". -" - -  - Mr. 'Parkinson wishes us to state  that no portion of, his Hullcar,, place,  has been placed in any agent's .hands  for sale. _ '  Every child calling at the K. P.  Hall Monday afternoon, (Christmas  Day) will- be given a sack' of candy  with the compliments of the Knights.  Messrs. . Poison & Robin.son have  shown no little enterprise in;\getting  out the Opera House programme.' It  is a big step in advance of what has  been. x  Married���������������������������On Dec. 14, 1911, at the  Rectory,' Vernon, B. C, by Rev. CA.  Seager, Cyril, youngest son of .Mary  Elizabeth and the late Rev7J. E.  Rosomafiy-of Mara, B. .0., to-Lizzie  Caroline; ��������������������������� eldest ' daughter of "Elizar  beth and the late.Er I.-Newton', Es'qj.',  of Brixton, London, Eng.' ���������������������������       "!f-'  Geo: Bucknell has returned from  Sicamous and is putting up ,a'neat  frame cottage on-, his\ Glen Mary  farm. ��������������������������� Chas.' Skeeles'and Chas.'..Garden, also of - Glen * Mary, have", each  put up an: up-to-date-poultry'house'  on their farms,, besides making other!-  improvements-the past'Yseason.V*. *;' 'y  At the regular'<meetirig,?'bf'L\;0.7L'V:'  "446,'-_ the '"' past"'. week,"   the / ' foil owing/  were'elected'.- officers .'for- i912:7'w;m  Jones,': W.' M.';; R... A". Garden);b".M.,-s��������������������������� v .���������������������������.  Chas: Garden, '_��������������������������� R. ? Sec;; J/"fF7Dale7 "������������������>#S?  :knell.'- Chan"."- ^.Wm^'fiWI:  ��������������������������� - V.  .T  jr.-1  5^1  .Treas.j.- .Geo.- Bucknell',-"Chap.; ^Wm^'i-  G.-.7B.  Embry, Draof C.;;,T..;Baird,-.I  Brundish,"- Geo.  Garden, ,E committee'  :;'Messf^Harvvey: ^AR^^^ort^^iatSil^^  MrJ J. / .Ley ton, ?7wh"6 - ? has/-" purchased '< -,t<-������������������}v-"f������������������  came ��������������������������� in^bn iMoriday' to*~make arrange- 7^'j%Ff  ���������������������������V*rp2.jTL  yi  men ts; - arid will - settle ^on; th e'. property^'  imthe.riear.'future. Mr.'.W7'-Vppl'eton '-C'77t?-  ��������������������������� ' "/, * ���������������������������' ' -"-i* :- *" -.*������������������������������������������������������' - -���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������"'!��������������������������� ,"-y>  is another( newcomer-from, Moose. Jaw z'Z~ZJi-$:  add he has taken over , a 20-acre_im7 777771'$:  proved   farm-.close   to town on the. "'"-"7^T  Mara,rpad.*   .      .< -', ..   " /������������������������������������������������������'-  The Board' of Police Commissiohers  met last Friday and took steps to evi-  force the   Fire '.- Escapes - Act! - -Notice  was served on the Knights of Pythias'  that K. P.   Hall   must be closed to  public entertainments until a .fire" es- -  cape is built in   the rear of the-hall.,-:  Also upon the . King   Edward.Hotel"  that an emergency, stairway must ber  erected leading from the upper- stories  to the ground; also on Messrs.  Sawr  yer   Bros.,   that   landidgs and steps  must be   placed   at   each emergency  exit of the Opera House, and the bal-  CJias________\_^g ,_Jormeri  -NOTICE  In the matter of the Creditor's Trustees Act, 1901, and amending acts:  And in the matter of T. E. Orton:  Notice is hereby given that the creditors of thc above-named firm are required on or before the 5th day of  January, 1912, to send their names  and addresses and the particulars of  their debts or claims, accompanied  by proof thereof; to the undersigned  as solicitor for the Assignee of the  said T. E. Orton.  And, take notice, that the assignee  will, on and after the said date, proceed to distribute the assets of the  said T. E. Orton, among the parties  entitled thereto, having regard only  to the debts or claims of which he  shall then have had notice.  Dated this 21st day of November,  A. D. 1911, at Enderby, B. C.  W. E. BANTON,  Bell Blk.,  Solicitor for Assignee.  FOR  Thoroughbred  SALE   !  Cockerels and Pullets  following   varieties:     Barred  of the  Rocks, Barred Leghorns, Buff Orpingtons, Rhode Islands, White Wyandottes and White Orpingtons. From  $1.00 up. M. Marshall's Lansdowne  Poultry Yards, Armstrong P. 0.  v?r, but now Deputy Fruit Inspector  of the state of Kansas, arrived in Enderby last Thursday arul will spend  the winter with his brother Herbert  T., on his farm near town.  Constable Bailey arrested two suspicious characters last Thursday evening. They were. brought before  Magistrate Barnes Friday morning  6n~Ta charge-"of "vagrancy, and given  time to get out of town. ��������������������������� They went.  How does this strike you for 1912 :  Mayor, J. L Ruttan; 'Aldermen, S.  Teece, Robt. Peel, Dr. H. W. Keith,  H. E. Blanchard and F. H. Barnes.  We understand the friends of these  gentlemen have approached them ancl  have induced all to agree to 'stand.  A social will be held at Hullcar  Hall on Wednesday, Dec. *7th, to  commence at 7.30 p.m. Vocal and  instrumental music. Competitions  for ladies and gentlemen. Refreshments will be provided. Admission,  adults, 50c; children, 25c.  On Sunday next, at St. George's  Church, Mr. P. W. Chapman will  again preside at the organ, and on  Christmas Day. After the evening  service on Sunday, some carrols will  be sung by the choir, and Mr. Chapman will play selections on the organ  H. Morgan, of Winnipeg, nas been  spending the past week on a visit to  B. Brundish, returned to Winnipeg  last evening. Mr. Brundish accompanied him, and will spend the holidays with his cousins at Winnipeg,  returning shortly after the New Year, kinds.  is^erected giving exit to the street.  At the meeting held in the City  Hall on Monday evening the Enderby  Choral Society was duly organized.  Twenty-three members were enrolled,  and officers appointed. As the acceptance of the conductorship by Mr.  P. W. Chapman depends very largely  upon the number iof privgte pupils he  Tb likely "to"secure in Enderby, nothing definite was decided upon, and the  meeting was adjourned until Tuesday  evening, Dec. 2Cth, at the City Hall,  at 8 o'clock, when( it is hoped that  Mr. Chapman mjy be present and  final arrangements'decided upon. All  interested in vocal music w.io were  prevented from being present on Monday are invited to attend this meeting and enroll as members.  Nuts, oranges, apples, grapes, figs,  raisins, Jap oranges, etc. J. W.  Evans & Son.  Wanted���������������������������Private loan of $1,000.  Good security; first mortgage on  farm property. Address, N., Walker  Press, Enderby, B. C.  Wc still have a good assortment of  Toys. Come in and' get your choice  before it is too late. J. W. Evans &  Son.  Box   Chocolates:  Cadbury's  J. W. Evans & Son.  Fancy  & Fry's.  Latest styles in Men's Ties, Armbands and Fancy Suspenders. J. W.  Evans & Son.  Christmas   tree    decorations of all  J. W. Evans & Son. ENDERBY  WALKER'S. -WEEKLY  Copyright, 1909 J.  Ba ROBERT ALEXANDER WASON  [By Small, Maynard & Company, Ine.  CHAPTER XXL���������������������������(Continued)  Happy Makes a Discovery  COULD    read    even  thought  in  her head, an' it "hurt, mc to  think that at last ��������������������������� ^1 had  dropped back to second fiddle;, but  1 could see that Dick had haa chance  that J hadn't, had, an-an' alius aim  to play I'air, so 1. took to r.d.n' a one  !UAsking harder than .[ ���������������������������* ������������������ho������������������to.  She could strum a guitar till jou d  be willin' to swear it was the heavenly  Jar.s of the Celestial Choir; an' she  "n' Dick used lo loaf around iu the  :aoonliuhtn.akin'n,elody'atwaswoi'th  goiu' a: Hood long ways to heai. Ll cj  sure made a tasty couple, au all the  hovs used lo like to sec em together.  ]u fact the whole Diamond Dot was  as malcii-makey as a qiiillin' bee.  One moonlight night I'd been up to  ol' Monody's grave, an' 1 came walk-  in' back about halt-past nine        t *a*  ore'n twelve years since OL' Monody  uul passed over, but it didn't seem tha  on- J������������������st as L turned a corner E  heanl a laugh .that seemed to float to  Ine'iirom a long ways back in   ne past  II- was Jim .Unison's laugh, an as l  Le ammd the corner oC tho house  there he stood with Lis back to mc,  all in' ?o Barbio. "Woll, for the ooo  v\' i/V>" 1 cried. He turned, an' it  u-.L Dick We looked into, each  ot1,erS e-08 a moment; an' -t..ca L  ���������������������������o'cedalaughan' went on to the stallion stable, where J sat down to pu^le  ikU wasn't very long Joforo-Diok cano  uo mean' held out h.s hand.     I^������������������kit  ���������������������������in' we c/avc an old-time grip. I *as  tonderin' how long it would b, before  you saw through mc," he sez.  3 ; got tho moon in Ins iace an'looked at him a  long time.      Of course a  dozen years and the beard made a^ lot  ot difference, but not near a       Whon  I'd'left him, ho was only a bo., a  )o>  all tbe way through���������������������������looks, words, ac-  Uous   while now he was a man an' a  cy'one at that.'    Lt ainft years a on  tnat make anv such change.      1 knov.  a minute that .Tin. bad been through  something   that  was   m.ghtynea , ^  narrow to get through. W ell,     sez  L   "what's the story1? n  '"You  put me on my feet, Happy,  sez he \4' after you left 1.iust kop  on   *oin\    -3   tended to  my stud, an  rinifroveditan'Ltookonnowrangos,  ���������������������������J ' I made -it go, 1 sure made it  go.  Sen  Iho Exporters'  Cattle    Company  - i ! after inc.-    Mv range was needed to  "1 it I  gap between" two o' their ranges;  an' thev tried to,make mc sell.  - X didn't want to sch   L^asmakn  " money" an'"1 was layin' it ur; and 1  w^'t ready: to Btopworkm at my  .,,,,. so 1 fought back. I didn t sunu  any show There's a bunch o' these  ������������������S sanies that are all the same  under different names, an' they Jong u,  meTu the gro,^  a,,'  at tho stock yards;  Uiej    nod to  ru  my mon again  me;  they had   ������������������}  ituff   run   onto   their   range    an-   thon  tried to prevent my gettin' it back.  - didn't  ind  their  open   wartare;   but  '    fie r underhanded ways drove mc wild  On" o'   thoir  agents   used   to   dog  n o  a  ,und cverv time L'd go to town  Jle d  ���������������������������    ..��������������������������������������������� .,vk me if J- wasn't  ready .to  SlTo     vS finally dosed out the  Stle   a. Started to raise only horses.  0   . nUt my three thorough-bred stal-  &  had  tkeir-throats   cut,  an'   then  timcl went to town he cane    m  ���������������������������hen      was eatin' my supper   grinn.i  ?s  usual,  an'  asked  me  if   1  thought  raisin' Losses would pay.  -,. knew what his game was an   tr.od  d      y feel  he  pulled  lii* gun.   .   Tho  ;.Uk''   .nen in the room were begin....  ', . ,cer at me. but,  1  knew the co.m ���������������������������  '      S and started to leave .lie grab-  ^1   ne^^beSl.oul������������������lora..Mvl.lrc.lmo  "round.      'Cit   down   on   your  knees,  i-n ���������������������������.!>���������������������������/.  'an'  'pologi'/.c to me.  lie i'-i,. >lu     i     ",.   -I        \iv coo was  ----  "That was my-hunt.      -\IJ J  ���������������������������^^"Ip^^lH"..^.?^!  v    , . i>,,t he    limped back an  of his, gun.    >ut ne j     I .  thi. is business all right. Whenever  I hear anv one talk about the morals  of business it drives mc wild. The  ain't anv morals in business. the  best it ever is. is straight gumbliu ��������������������������� 1  say the best it'ever is, is straight gam-  [,](,.������������������ "���������������������������Jim's.--voice was gritty with  wrath���������������������������"while at the worst," he wont  on "it stoops to murder, wholesale and  retail, it ruins homes, it manufactures  thieves an' perjurers an'���������������������������"  "Vou remind me of a Idler named  1-Vrgoson," sez 1. "He said that at  the best, business was stealin'."  "I" like him," sez .Tun, or I. suppose  I better sav Dick. " Y. like him ion  couldn't J'ool him with a lot o' pleasant  names for things. He dealt in the  spirit of a deed.     I". like him.-'  It Avasn't much peculiar that 1 iiau-  n't recognized the boy. As he ta ked,  L could see the caged tiger glarm' out  through his eyes, an' I knew that something wild would happen .1 ^the bars  ever broke. ...  "I'm n.ightv sorry, Pick;'   sez l.  (0h. I ain't through with   'em yet.        - -       xou  'jrokc  an  cation I was riiminatin' about.  "Oh, we'll ouly play a quarter ante  i>    five    dollar'  limit,"    sez, Jabcz.  Come on, boys, clear the table au'  let's got started."  DicK didn't seem to want to play at  all but after the ol' man had coaxed  liiin a little he drew up his chair an' we  started in. The old man's deck was  purty tol'rable careworn an' floppy, an'  the stranger sez, "I happen to have a  couple o' new decks what have novcr  boon opened. We'll open one in honor  of the occasion."  "This deck is good enough, sez  Dick, an' he spoke purty harsh. As  me an' the ol' man looked up, our  fiances met an' we showed surprise.  Lick wasn't a bit like himself; but the  stranger didn't take no offense, he just  smiled a bit careless an' put his cards  on the stand, savin'. "Well. I'll just  leave 'em here handy, an' if wc decuie  to use 'em later wc can open ''cm up.  Por mv Part, 1 like a new deck."  I'm not clear out of the game,  don't need to think 'at they've  me," sez he  vou,  said  'I wasn't thinkin' o    _  iu a low tone.  JJe drew in his breath, an' the noise  he made was half way between a sob  an' a groan. ".My God!" he saidbetween set teeth. " Y)o you think that  J haven't carried that cross also? But  ['ve changed a lot in Tive years, an-  they   won't  think -of  me  at  the   Dia  mond Dot.     Happy  ������������������"So do I,'" sez the ol  sorrv  mine  are so  bum  man.  .' i  I'm  1 've got a scheme  for organizin' thc cattlemen o' the  iNorfhwcsf to light that Texas crowd  an' whip ;em out o' business. L know  the game from A to Z, an' it I can  just work it through without comin'  out in the open 1 can beat  'em.  "Mebbc." sez I, "but it's cxpos'.n"  her to a mighty big risk."  "I'll never do that,--whatever happens." sez he. .  "As long as"this Texas crime hangs  over you, it hangs over her too." sez [  "an  air  as'soon as your fight gets under  way they'll turn your record inside out  ' you know'if."  Te gripped his hands together an  punched a hole in thc ground with his  heel, an' you ' could tell by Ins face  that he was mighty sorry he eouldn t  have picked out the face he'd have  liked to have under his heel instead  of the ground. ' Finally.lie put his hand  on mv shoulder an' sez, "'Well, Happy,  vou alius did have thc gilt otelnttin  the nail on the. head; .an MM1 promise  that no niatter what comes up, .1 won't,  do anything to risk the happiness or-  of Barbie. Vou just remember to keep  on callin', mc "Dick,.,an' [.reckon I II  ���������������������������be content to let the revenge part go,  j,,,' just settle down with my head under cover. They didn't remember mc  in the Chicago stock yards, an' you didn't recognize mc; so Y'"suppose it's sate  enough, if I just keep quiet."  Wc shook hands, an' he went back lo  the house; but L could easy sec that  ho was troubled- I stayed out with  the stars party late that night. Jt  was clear;an' bright an' peaceful when  I looked up, bnt when I tried to look  ���������������������������ihoad it seemed misty an- dark ������������������n  gloomy, so Y. looked straight up tor a  long, 'long  time;   an-'   then .when   thc>  soothed me, as they alius do    >������������������'��������������������������� "  bed an' slept like a log.  L went to  CI I APT UK XXII.  A Friendly G-amc  About three days after this   a slick  lookin' feller came ridin' in about sundown,  an'  of  course they  booked  him  . .1 - . . . .- .^ ^ ..��������������������������� _���������������������������_ ji.) ....]\nt\ ���������������������������      "'      "    *'  TUT���������������������������sU p]".; i���������������������������������������������l * .������������������*,������������������-,���������������������������  ,,].'   "lie missed mo, an  {irc,L     '     rllu^  ( ehoa    with the cof-  ^r"7/:^:!iX^  177' -i i������������������ y ������������������������������������"���������������������������' "'" '"  Mt  was  1   leased  in.t track (���������������������������' i"c- ,    , .      i;,,,-]" scz  "How long ago was this, .hiin  ''���������������������������'Call  me  Dick," sez ln>.  about   four years  ago  now.  i     i   -iv,,.   move ii   enougii      ,,u   i   ���������������������������  ,,,J'    "W*.,  r,u pse it will-all blow up  taxes, but l sip ln   lho  soniotime.  un     the>  n   n^  end.'  stranger���������������������������didnjt.  want"to "expose  himself   to  a meal  at  that outfit, less'n he was  ... the^mood  io cat       He was a fine easy talkei. .in  ]10  had   indoor  hands   too   an'  one  o  these   smiles   what   is   made    o   orde ,  vhat vou might call a candidates ������������������������������������, n o  ���������������������������a sort o; lighti.r up in honor o   the  per,,,,, bein' addressed.      U:,rhio had a  ,il of a headache, 'cause her cinch had  broke that mornin' while she was havin' -,  tittle :ir������������������miiii'iit with a bnd-actm ,  ,��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������ -ibonf eighf'1 'clock she-give us-rhe  I'are-vou-well an' flutt.-red uj. to bed  So' the .four of us--me, Dick, lhe  slnuxrer, an' of .laboz-sat there smok-  , ���������������������������s("ega>'������������������an'telli..'aneclolcs. About  aine I'Uior. which wns the name the  .stranger had handed in, sez,  '^.ntleinen ever indulge in  friendly game?" ,  Now Dick had iic.vi-r throwed a caul  in   his life,  to   im.v   km>wiu . he  o  ,���������������������������,���������������������������   Used   to   play   some,   bul   he  .nighty   chob-y   who   he   played^v   h  wli"l������������������ T���������������������������well, o; cou.-e. I P ayed. Uick  in 't sav anything at first, but he give  ���������������������������Do you  a    little  the stranger a long an' a curious  .luii't supi'ose  lhc;   "s  in" square it, is fhe.e  anv   way  to go back in  S<H011   ���������������������������o!" he soz, bitter as death.  f;\,pvp',���������������������������.t plo.ntv of  friends there--  %777^sz/^^  nni'ii " sc'/. he- , ,'  01 " Looks purty bad      sez 1  If.s  rotten  bad!"  sez I.e.  'But  nulcUly stop* coughs,   cures        .._        ...  tho dir"������������������t nndluni'i.  curca  cold������������������5. ^^  as though  he was tryin' to place lum  jj(. looked so long thai both mc an   the  (ll :',���������������������������.,���������������������������  noticed if.      "Idon't care to  ��������������������������� day/'   soz    Dick,    blowin'  a ring  o  Linoke to fhe ceilin'.  -Phe ol' man had been trottm along  without a break for a oonsidable of a  Crotch, an' lhe proposition looked  ann'dy sullicient to him. so ho sez plcas-  ���������������������������ntlv "Well, now, boys, it wouldn't  'be a'bad wav to spend the evemn .  Wc could make the stakes small an wc  could   have   a   right ..sociable  tunc   to-  gC,'TuVn Jt altogether wise to jump hasty  at another man's idee of.size.      1 had  seen the ol' man sit m a game whe c  stCers   was  the ante an'  car-loads  the  limit; "but at    that  timo 3   thought 1.  know  just a littlo wee ante more about  he   "J me   thai,   airy   other   man   who  Led straight, sol fz  - Well. J'11 ������������������.t  n   a   while;   but   I   don't   care  to   lose  ,orn'��������������������������� a hundred dollars"; which was  yi what I'd saved out for a little va-  ^ _ I meant  to  send  for  some  new  ones  a   long  time  ago, but r alius forgot it."  The stangcr took out a healthy  lookin' stack o' gold, Dick an' Jabez  did the same, an' my little squad o  yella i'ellers looked purty tol'able  squoczy. Dick was tremendous sober;  his face was pale, his eyes were hid  ��������������������������� away beneath his brows, an' kept  din-tin' here an' there like the eyes  of a hawk. Now, for mc, 1 alius have  a curious promonition when anything  is goin' to happen, an' I. began to have  it bad.  Still the longer we played the easier  Dick got in his ways, an' purty soon hc  was smilin-  as open-faced  as  a  dollar  watch.       Wc   played   along   nice    an;  o-entJc;   mv    luck   arrived    early,   an  purtv  soon  the    yella     fellers    begun  to  p'ercalate iu:my  direction.      About  half-past ten "Piker had to dig up some  more funds, an'  he'sez,  "It's  gettin  kind o' late, boys, let's raise-the edge a  bit       Hawkins there  has  had all  the  luck  so  far,  an'  when   it  changes  we  ought to have a show to get back our  riskiir's."  "All right," sez Jabez, "we'll double." .,    .  , , .,  "The stakes suit me all right,'    sez  Dick. "In fact. T'd ruthcr split  'em.'  l/was'tcclm' purty .consid'able opulent mvsclf^so I voted to double.  "Three 'to   one,"  sez   Piker,     'the  stakes are doubled._"    ,.        -        7  "The   original" agreement   can ft   be  (.hanged    dnrin'-a. game without - the  unanimous consent, of all the players,  sez Diek. speakin' like a judge;     but  as  the  rest  of -you  wish   it,  I'll  give  mine.-" ..- , '/'  "From that on the luck slutted. J wo  or three'times J sec a queer look steal  across thc ol' man's face: but everything was out in the open, as far as J  eould sec. 1 plaved even Steven; but  the wind shifted plumb-away from  .labez. an' he lost steady. Part ot  the time Dick corfaled the pots, an  part of the time,me an' Piker'provided  shelter for, rem; but no niatter who  won. thc ol' man lost. ;  Twice he frowned purty serious, an  once I caught him givin' Dick a queer  hurt look. ' The ol' man hadn't a drop  o-' welchcr blood in his make-up; but  cheatin' was spelled in mighty red letters to 'im. Dick was smilin' now as  sweet as a girl baby, an' makin' funny,  joskin"' remarks, which was a new turn  for him; but at the same time the' was  somethin' in his laec that was n't altogether   pleasant.  When    midnight   arrived    Dick   an'  Piker_wa_s __civeli   about_two_thoiisfind  ahead,"'!   was ^itliTr-liirclrTTJ-t;iw���������������������������aii^  the   old   man   was  playin'   the   fiddler.  Wc   had   doubled   lhe   edge   again   at  eleven, an' were usin' both thc strange  docks,'changin' every few deals.   Then  thc luck began to settle to Dick,    two  out of three" times on his own deals, an'  overv single time on  Piker's deals, the  dividends slid into Dick's coffers, while  1  was --rrowin' resigned to havin' had a  .rood run  for my money.     Jabez' face  Cvas -drawn -an-' -worried,- .which,   was  queer, 'cause he was alius a royal loser.  ���������������������������Ulast we had built up a Jour-story  iack-pot.  an'  every  feller's   face wore  tlio   takc-off-vourhnf-lo-mo   smile.       It  was  Dick's deal an' we all held  three  curds except Jabcz  who had  furnished  openers.      He only wintered through a  pair, but after he looked  at  his draw  |,0   settled   back   fo   enjoy   himseli.     J  held  three  kings an' a brace o    trays,  It looked to me as if lhat .iack-pot belonged   to   Happy Hawkins.       I he  peculiar  expression  had  wore  ofl  Jabe/.  far-o, an' his  eves had a glad glint in  >e���������������������������,       1     wa������������������    only    in  for my table  stakes, >o   1  didn't   make   much   ot   a  noise, nohow; but the other three kept  boostin' nor up till if begun to look like  n  man's game all  right.  "If you'll excuse the limit, 1'd like  to show my appreciation of this httlc  hand bv betfin' a mind red on it, ' soz  Piker. '  away the evening,, you remember.      I  shall make no objections."     >  Jabez had slid deep into his chair, an'  now he had a fierce scowl on his face.  "That was mv toe you was a-pressin',"  he sez, lookin' Piker between the eyes.  "I. beg your pardon," sez Piker,  laughin'easy; "I thought it was Silv���������������������������  I mean Whittington's. I wanted him  to keep still until after,.this baud was  out. Then I'll be willin' to quit or go  back to the old limit, or keep right  along with the lid off."  j   crlanced  at  Dick;   an'  talk   about  jcrk-fightnin'!   AVell, I can't   sec   yet  what kept Piker from gettin! scorched;  but Jabcz was a iu good humor again  from lookin' at his royalty, so he turns  to Dick an' sez "Now,  Dick, Piker s  company, you know, an' J. reckon wc d  better humor hini.    What do you say?  "Oft goes the lid," sez Dick.  They bet around awhile longer until  nearlv all of Dick V money was in the  pot an' Jabez had a neat little pile oJ  checks  representin'  him.      Then  Dick  bet his balance an' called.     We all laid  down with a satisfied grin.     Jabez had  queens full' on Jacks, Piker  had  three  bullets an' a team  o' ten spots, Dick  had a royal straight flush, an' I had a  nervous chill.     Three aristocratic fulls  an' a royal straight!      Nobody spoke,  an' the money stayed where it was, m  the centre of the table.     Finally the ol'  man sez, makin' an effort to speak cordial.  "Well, I've  had enough  for  one  cvenin-', I guess I'll quit."  "Now, boys." sez Dick, in a low,  huskv voice, '"I." don't believe in  gambliir'. .'I only went into this to be  sociable, an' I want you all to take  vour nionov back."  " Wc sat an' looked at Dick with our  eves poppin' out, 'cause that wasn't  our wav  o'  playin'  the game  in   that  neighborhood. Suddenly the ol' man  whirled an' glared at Piker. "What  the hell do you mean by pressin my  toe?" he growls between his set teeth.  "This is the fourth time   you've done  it to-night."  (To be Continued)  INTERIOR ILLUMINATION FOR  MAN  The modern physician is not obliged  to guess atwhtit'is the matter, witl: a  mail's stomach or his bronchial tubes;  'if the proper instruments are at his disposal  look,  "I'm willin'." sez Jabcz, "an' if it  goes, why, I'll see your appreciation an  raise vou  f.vcjiundrcd."  '' ] don 't have any more vote, soz t,  "just enjoy yourselves." _.  . "Oh, no, Happy," sez Dick, as serious as a hangman; "no matter if we  raise the edge every ham:, you must  vote on it each time. We must be perfectly regular, you know, becauso this is  merely  a friendly little game to pass  There is no poisonous ingredient in  Holtoway's Con. Cure, ami it can be  used without dangtr of injury.  ..uaa., he can see for himself what the  trouble is, quite as well as if it������������������wcrc on  the outer'surface of thc body.      .If bis  patient,  has  swallowed   a   button  or  a  pin, the practitonev can see jusi where  it   is.   with   a   simple   instrument,   and  can have it under his eye while he is  extracting it.      Devices by which  the  interior cavities of the body could be  seen   were   invented,   if   not   actually  used, over a century ago, but none could  be   rcallv  successful   before  the   introduction "of  electric light. The forerunner of'the great recent improvements in  this   line' was.:Dcsoriiicaux''s   "endoscope, '' brought out in 1S55..    The namo  is   still .used",   and   the  employment  of  such instruments is known as "endos-  copv."    Wc translate below part of an  article contributed to La Nature (Paris,  August 5) by Dr. R-. JJurnior.   Says this  writer: .  "The instrumentation has been modified and perfected with years, but it is  always composed essentially of lighting apparatus, tubes of exploration, and  iiis'truinenfs of extraction.  "The luminous sources arc very powerful electric lamps, either fixed on the  operator's forehead by means of a wide  band,  or  contained  in   ine  instrument  itself   "The exploratory tubes are graduated tubes of nickeled copper, whose  caliber varies from one-third to one-half,  inch, according to the' subject's age,  and within which may be nestled elongated tubes until the objectionable body  i.s reached.  "'I nc instruments of extraction consist of hooks, of pincers at various angles, and of electro-magnets for attracting foreign bodies of metal.  "We shall touch very briefly on the  tnTroM^eCiWTFirilfrcx|iluratorj������������������t-ubes-in-  to the esophagus and trachea. Lxcept  with children, when general anesthesia  is necessary, local anesthesia with cocaine is suflieienf.' The subject may be  seated or prone. . . The introduction  of the tubes is effected in a few seconds when the operator is skilled and  thc subject accustomed to the operation.  "The   consequences   of   broncho-cso-  n.iii"Obc'i������������������|>v- have.been, of .great..imporl-  ance.     formerly   the  bronchi   and   the  esophagus were, so to speak, a hidden  territoi'V to us.      Tho diagnosis ot affect ions   of   the   trachea   and   the   esophagus   and    the   recognition   of   foreign bodies in these conduits were very  deceptive and depended only ou vague  notions.    Thus,  for foreign  bodies, the  principal basis of thc diagnosis was often tho patient's own story; and every  phvsicinn knows that in many cases foreign bodies arc unsuspected or even nu-  a'^nary.    Padiography  is  sometimes  a  rrrent help, but often it is powerless before  a  body   of   small   density  like  a  fruit stone.  "Today endoscopy gives us an oppor-  tunitv to see, not the shadoAV. but uic  thing itself;  it enables us to ascertain  the nature of this foreign body, whether  it   is  free  or  cncysler,  whether the  walls  of:  the  conduit  are wounded;   it  also  shows  us  pathological   alterations  of the esophagus, as well as  the  location and nature of tumors or ulcerations  of the Avails-of-the conduits.    Many intrathoracic   tumors  that   have  escaped  notice,   such   as   introthoracic   goiters  and ancurvsms of the aorta, have been  diagnosed'correctly by  tho endoscopic  method."  Owing to this extension of sight into  places formerly hidden from view, the  treatment of foreign bodies in the digestive and respiratory passages has  been greatly improved. A fow years  ago the physician iras usually in doubt  and often in despair. When certain  means of doubtful raUe had b������������������������������������n tried,  such as empties, holding the patient  head doAviiAvarcl, slapping his body, and  administering thick pastes intended to  carry the foreign, body down into the  stomach, the prudent physician ceased  his efforts. Some more daring ones introduced at random .instruments such  as hooks or "umbrellas," and made  vain and dangerous attempts that Avere  more apt to be fatal to the patient than  to bring up the foreign body. Moreover: :        ���������������������������  "Other surgeons, still more enterprising, proposed to reach the esophagus or  bronchial tubes by cutting through the  chest���������������������������an elegant operation doubtless,  but not of encouraging results, the  mortality being one hundred per cent.  "At present, thanks to "endoscopy in  the hands of a skilful operator, avo have  a rational, sure and safe method of  treatment. "When the endoscopic tube  has been pushed in as far as flic foreign body, it is easy to introduce an  electro-magnet, a pincers, or some instrument specially designed lo extract  foreign bodies. . . and to Avithdraw  the offending article under control of  tho sight, Avithout injuring the walls of  the conduit.  "The results obtained with esophag-  oscopy have uoav encouraged physicians  to push their investigations further and  to penetrate to the stomach or the  large intestine. 'Gastroscopy' and 'sigmoidoscopy'  have  been  created.  "The exploration of the stomacu is  made when the patient is fasting. Tbe  stomach having been Avashed and in-  dated. . . . the clear red coloration  and the folds of the mucous membrane  of the normal stomach can be seon, as  avcII as the opening and closing of the  pyloric, the valve that controls thc opening betAvcen the stomach and the duodenum. Finally, various pathologic lesions of the stomach, such as gastric ulcer or cancer, can be examined directly.  " The importance oi the information  li.at gastrocopy may furnish Avhen diagnosis is delicate may be imginod; thus  gstroscopic exploration is taking a finite  place among current methods of examination.  "So the discovery of Desormcaux,  modified and perfected, has enabled us  to raise the veil that has hitherto hidden from us the internal cavities of oiir  organs. Thanks to this new procedure,  avc can correct or affirm an otherwise  dillicult diagnosis and institute a rational treatment."  A BEAVER'S WORKING DAY  A young beaver in Regents Park Gardens, London, was once placed at'wqrk  upon a tree twelve feet long and tAvo  feet six inches thick, just as the town  clocks sounded the hour of noon.    The  beaver began by barking the tree a foot  above the ground;    -That done, he at,-'  tacked the Avood.     lie Avorkcd'hard, alternating   his   labor   Avith   dips   in   his-  bathing:pond.      lie bathed and labored  alternately   until   four  o.clock _in   the  afternoon,"Avlicn  he-ate his'.supper."bt!.-.'.  bread and carrots and'.paddled about in-"  his  pond  until- half-past. five ��������������������������� o'clock.  Ten'minutes later, Avhen only rone inch,,  of tho tree's diameter remained intact',  he bore upon his work and the'tree fell.-  .Before-it fell  the beaver ran  as  men  run when they have fired a blast. Thcn/  as thc tree lay on the ground, ho portioned  it  out  mentally  and  again"  be-'  gun to gnaw  o  i  ILc'-.worked at intervals all night; cut  the Jog into three parts, rolled tAvo of  the portions into thc water, and reserved thc other third for-his permanent shelter. Tho Avork done, ho took a  bath.  Prench and German aeronauts aro already suggesting the advisability of-the  mapping out of properly lighted airship  tracks for the guidance of aeroplanes  and dirigibles travelling by night, or  when the Aveather conditions make it  necessary for airmen to (ly above low-  hanging clouds that hide tho landscape.  Not so long ago a patent was issued in  Germany i'or a new system of stationary, luminous aerial buoys of enormous  candle-poAvcr.  ^^T Hx^^aTlf=tif^bIe^^  with the earth. .Different colors are  proposed as signals indicating threatening storms, the direction of tho surface winds, and dangerous landing-  places.  The principal objection to this scheme  seems to lie in the cost of lighting a  wnolc air track, as the buoys, in order  to be effective, should not be placed too  far apart. Nevertheless, it seems that  .the system niay~bo-adopted-for a. stare,  by some large cities to equipping thoir  landing-places for airships.  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Finally, however, they attracted the notice of King "William J.,  and lie commissioned a young lawyer at  The Hague, to "clean up the entire island." How it was done is told by Mr.  i'ldward Bole, editor of The Ladies Home  Journal, who owns up at the end of the  story that the lawyer was his grandfather. He writes in his magazine that  the young man decided to make the island his home:  But it was a gruesome place. Barren  of tree or living green of any kind, it  was as if a man had been exiled to Siberia. Still, argued the young Mayor,  an ugly place is only ugly because it is  not beautiful. And beautiful, he determined, should this island be.  One day the j'oung ivi ayor-Judge called together his Council. "We must  have trees," he said; "we can make  this island a spot of beauty iC we will."  But the practical seafaring men demurred; the little money they had was  needed for matters far more urgent than  trees.  "Very we'll," was the Mayor's decision���������������������������and li'ttle they guessed what the  words were destined to mean���������������������������"I will  do it myself." And that spring he  planted one hundred trees; the first the  inland had ever seen. ��������������������������� t  "Too cold," said the islanders; "the  severe north winds and storms will kill  them all."  "Then I will plant more," said the  unperturbed Mayor. And for the fifty  years that he lived on the island he did  so. \ One hundred trees each year he  planted; and, ' meanwhile, he deeded  land to the island government, which he'  turned isto public squares.,and parks.  And there each spring,he planted thousands .of young shrubs and plants.  Moistened by the salt mist of the sea,  the trees did not wither but grew prodigiously. In all that expanse of turbulent sea���������������������������and only those who have  seen the North Sea in a storm ��������������������������� know  how turbulent it cah.be���������������������������there was not  a foot of ground for miles around on  which the birds of that clime, storm-  driven across the water-waste, - could  rest'in their flight. Thousands of dead  birds covered "the "surf ace of the sea. /  7 Then'one day the.'trees-had grown  large enough.-' to7 look facross the' sea',  'and,, spent. and-driven, the " first, birds  came' and' rested -in";their" leafy 'shelter.-  And others 'caine- and/f ound 'protection;  and theirVfgratitude'gave Jvent in song.  .Within a "few- years so many birds found  the trees in their new island'home that  "they attracted the attention not only of  the native islanders, ^but .also of the  people on the shore five miles distant,  and it was not long before the island  became famous as.the home jof the rarest and most beautiful birds.  * T-hcn the Koyal'yacht, with'the'King  and Queen on board/dropped anchor one  day and the Royal visitors came'to see  thc-island and the birds'of which they  had heard. .Forthwith went the fame'of  "The Island of Birds," as it became  known. And so grateful were the birds  for their resting place that they chose  one end of the island as a special spot  for the laying of their eggs and the raising of their young, and they fairly peopled it. It was not long before orni-  tluslogists from various parts of the  world came to "Eggland," as the island  point came to be known, to see the marvelous sight, not of thousands of bird  eggs, but literally of hundreds of thousands; some even carried the number of  eggs into thc million.  A pair of storm-driven 'niglJfingalfif  had now found the island and mated  there, and their wonderful notes thrilled even thc souls of the natives; and as  dusk fell upon the seabound strip of  laud the women and children would  conic to "thc square" and hear the.  evening notes of ihe birds of golden  song. The two nightingales soon grew  into u colony, and within a few years  so. rich was'the island ir its nightingales- that -it- once- moro ('hanged- its  name, and over to the 1: Atch coast  and throughout the land am over into  other countries spread the fame of  "Thc .Island of Nightingales."  Meanwhile the young lawyer had continued to plant his trees���������������������������a hundred a  year���������������������������and soon we road:  Artists began to hear of the place and  brought their canvases, and on the walls  of hundreds of homes throughout thc  world hang today bits of the beautiful  lanes and wooded spots of "The Island  of Nightingales." An American artist takes his pupils there almost annually, and "ln all the world today,"  hc says to his students, as they exclaim  at thc natural cool restful ness of the  island, "there is not a more beautiuil  place than this."  The trees are now majestic in their  height of forty and fifty feet; for it is  nearly a hundred years since the young  attorney went to the island and planted the "first tree, and tho churchyard  where ho lies is a bower of cool green,  with the trees that he planted dropping  their moisture on the linchcn-covcred  stone on his grave.  This much, says Mr. Bok, did one man  do.    "But he did more":  After he had been on thc barren island two years he went to the mainland  oue day and camo back bringing with  him a bride. It was a bleak place for  a bridal home, but the young wife had  the qualities of .the husband. "While  you raise your trees," sho said, "I will  raise our children." And within a score  of years the young bride sent thirteen  happy-faced, well-brought-up children  over that island, and there was reared a  home such as is given to few children.  "It was such a home," said one of the  men who subsequently married a daughter of that home, "that once you had  been in it you felt you must be of it,  and that if you couldn't marry one of  the daughters you would have been glad  to have married the cook."  One day, when the children had  grown to man's and woman's estate, the  mother called them all together and  said to them: "I want to toll you the  story of ypur father and this island";  and she told them the simple story that  is written here.  "And now," she said to them, "as  you go out into the world I want each  of you to take with you the spirit of  your father's work, and each in your  own way and place, to do as he has  done; mako you the world a bit more  beautiful or better because you have  been in it. That is your mother's  message to you."  ^ The second son left home for the  .Dutch mainland, where he entered a  small pulpit; and when he had finished  his work he was mourned by King and  peasant as one of the leading clergymen  of his time and people.  A third son, at the risk of his own  safety, plunged into the boiling surf on  one of those nights of terror so common  to that coast, rescued a half-dead sailor,  carried him to his father's hause, and  brought him back to a life of usefulness  that gave to the world that information of the dead cities of the past whieh  is today a record of imperishable value.  For the������������������half-drowned sailor was Hein-  rich Shliemann, who afterwards became  the famous explorer of the dead cities of  Troy.  The first son to leave the island home  went with a band of" hardy men and  journeyed to South Africa, where they  settled and became known as '.'The  Boers." Tirelessly they worked at the  colony until towns and cities sprang up  and a new nation came into being: The  Transvaal".Kepublic. " The son became  Secretary of State of the new country,  and today the United States of South  Africa bears tribute, v in part, to the  mother's message to'"make the world  a bit more beautiful or better."  MISTAKES OF SCIENTISTS  Sir Humphry Davy's dogmatic pronouncement against gas lighting is not  the only instance of a clever scientist  being hopelessly wrong. The early history of submarine cabling furnishes two  striking examples. Consulted on the  scientific side of the project, Faraday  asserted,that the first cables were made  too small. Then he said that "the  larger the wire, the more electricity  would bo required to charge it"; and  in this quite incorrect opinion hc was  ^supported by other eminent scientists.  As a result of this dictum the current  was increased until the operation "electrocuted" the wire, and the cable broke  down. It was Lord Kelvin who by  sending messages through heavy cables  with incredibly weak electric currents  proved that Faraday was mistaken.  Airy submitted the project to mathematics and arrived at the conclusion  that a cable could not be submerged  to the necessary, depth, and that if it  could, no recognizable signal could ever  travel from Ireland to Nova Scotia. In  aviation, the late Dr. Newcomb, one of  the most distinguished mathematicians  the world has ever produced, declared  that he had mathematically ���������������������������investigat-1  ed all the conditions operating against  the heavior-than-air machine, and was  convinced that the aeroplane would  never be any more than a scientific toy,  and the possibility' cf an aeroplane  motor being reliable in the reduced atmospheric pressure above 3,000 feet was  by several experts said to be out of the  question a few years ago.  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"was the, 'cool an-" /\  swer,' and the* other felt "that ^ he had ,'V  indeed-lost.       - '���������������������������';    ���������������������������,���������������������������<    , ,     /';',/  - ,'J,v  h '-'/-A  '<������������������-.'.'.  "-V-.-  yyyy/y-ZJ-zz''  .Winnipeg, Oct.'10,-1911.  ,-.,., .     . ....... ���������������������������-.-.- '-f.i'.. . '-���������������������������;, ���������������������������'--  TO FARMERS,���������������������������Since'mailing .our circular, letters _ to fanners, such a_radical change in-grain-conditions';  in Western'Canada has taken place that we feel-compelled' to" advise farmers t of-this .change, as'.quickly i.as"7  possible. ��������������������������� When our circular letter .was .written, the extent,of the frost damage in Saskatchewan 'and;VUberta;  was" only a matter of conjecture; but reports" coining m'now show a deplorable - condition ��������������������������� over"/ a' wide area' of ���������������������������*  these two provinces.-   For'the' last three weeks the weather, for threshing and harvesting has been most' unsuit"->"  able."- Thousands of acres of grain are still uncut, and.it' is scarcely likely that any of it will.be cut. "Tests also7  show that it will not pay to thresh many- thousands of, acres that_ have been cut,' and some threshing machines -  have flatly refused to thresh by the bushel, but "will only continue,by the .day. - Frost.early this season reduced;.1  the grade of wheat in many.,parts' of Saskatchewan and Alberta  down"to,-.No.  6 wheat and" feed"wheat,7and;  farmers that have No. 3 Northern" or better have every right to   consider   themselves   fortunate. *   Both' Sas-'\  katchewan and Alberta will produce a large , quantity of wheat grading No. 4 wheat or'lower.     Besides   this,'1-,  the damp weather is sure to reduce large quantities of the better qualities to off-grades.".    Conditions .are' the "  worst we have experienced for years.  -This means that there will be lots of low grade-wheat to'handle.this  season, but it does not follow that we will have-low ..prices..     Outside"' conditions guarantee-good-prices."-"-r We-"'  have  advocate*:! right  along that ..even without  damage to our crop we would not have low prices, "as .the de-~  niand for wheat all over the world will be enormous.   We predict.that to-day's quotations for our grain wilLlook7  cheap sometime between now, and next July.      The day for cheap wheat has gone by.      There are too"'many,-  people eating wheat, and the new countries that are opening up  are  not any  more than keeping pace   with ;  the increased consumption.     There may be a lot of wheat which will not be fit for grinding purposes such as .  poor feed.     Outside conditions, however, guarantee a good price for this quality of grain,   because   the   feed '  shortage in Europe is enormous, and already Germany is reducing the duty of feed stuffs to prevent the German  farmers from marketing their live stock,  which would be a menace to the welfare of that, country, and it is'  expected that the duty will be removed entirely at the next session of Parliament.   As one dealer puts it, and  =the=law-iipholds:=^Men=can=starveHiu1Mihe=^  that a good supply of feed stuffs must be purchased and stored, and Europe dare not disobey that signal.     As  the quantity of wheat grading No. 3 Northern, or better, has been reduced considerably by frost,  tliere will  likely be an unusually strong demand for these grades throughout the season.   It is claimed that the United  States mills intend grinding our 1 and 2 Northern wheat in bond.    They need it to mix with the softer varieties  of the Southern States.  ������������������  Today No. 3 Barley is worth 70c in store, Fort William. We ,do not look for any decline in these prices,  and vie expect our Nos. 3 and 4 Barley to advance 10c per bushel and be maintained. Oats arc worth 42y2c in  store, Fort William, and present indications point to oat values holding their own and probably advancing higher,  as considerable feed stuffs will be required iu the United States and Europe, in fact, far more than we can supply.  We have" been "getting""several" letters-from""farmers and they "all"expect to"secT'priccs declin"e_whcn re/  ceipts get heavy, but we cannot see it in that way. Of course, wo may have a temporary downward reaction,  but this is the time for farmers to hold their grain, and we suggest that farmers select a good, reliable* commission merchant, consign all their car-lot shipments of grain to him, and then rely upon his advice a.s to the  proper time to sell or hold. It will pay them well to do this. Wc do not think it advisable for farmers to hold  grain too long. Tho heavy storage charges in the terminal elevators eat heavily into the profits accrued  through any substantial advance in market prices, and when prices at the beginning of the season are fair,,  we advise selling. Of course, there are times when by holding anywhere from tea7 days to two mouths, the'  advancing market makes it a very profitable deal, bnt as to the advisability of holding for even this length  of time, wc think it best for farmers to depend upon the advice given by his commission agent.  We feel sure that the above information and advice is going to dispel the quandary which many farmers  are in as to the advisability of marketing their grain now or holding, and even if this should be all, we would  feel repaid for the expense of publishing this information. However, we know that farmers, even more than  other business men, recognize and appreciate a good turn, and will show their appreciation substantially when  the opportunity offers. We know that our old customers will still employ us to handle their grain consignments this season, as in other years, but we also know that there are many others who appreciate our  information and advice, and many of these will show their appreciation this season by forwarding us at least  one car-lot shipment to be handled on commission. Get better acquainted with us now by shipping forward  a car early.in the season, and we are perfectly satisfied that you will be so pleased and glad to let us have the  handling of the balance of your grain this season, and that future years will bring us all your grain shipments. We  know we can satisfy you and there is nothing else necessary to hold your custom. Wc UNDERSTAND this  grain business  THOROUGHLY and that COUNTS.  McBEAN BROS.  Address, 600 Grain Exchange, Winnipeg,, Manitoba  P.S.���������������������������If at all possible, don't thresh your grain until it is thoroughly dry. Have patience. It will pay  to wait/even for a considerable length of time. Good dry milling grades of, wheat will likely be drawing a  good premium this season, and it could easily happen that the drying facilities at Fort William and Port Arthur  would not prove equal to drying a very large quantity o.f damp and tough grain rushed forward. An over-sto<?k  might force shippers to sell out at sacrifice prices to prevent loss from heating.  *4   V f-        * -"TV*"! 1  yy'-'^zhi  "���������������������������fJiyj-.l'SOX4!  .---$,.*-r;_ yj.jJ?} I  >f������������������^,V������������������S"i%p  !*i   -   -,_.p-v--sr;.������������������l  T/^B  777-~-'s"-te|  7. ';;;yJ)l  '' .r. "^ Jpy'y  >'��������������������������� ~7/77a  -??:  - .:-,   V ���������������������������> THE ENDERBY PRESS AND_W^gR^TOEKLY_  Thursday, December 21, 1911  Christmas  Stationery  Christmas  Candy  Choice  Brassivare  ENDERBYJ^RESS  1 "act advcrtisinif. $1 <m i"h pur monlii.  , I.okiiI Notices:   12c a lino first insertion: Sc a line  i    uach subsequent insertion.  , Keailiiu. Notices and Locals: 15c u line,  "DECEMBER 21.  1911  EXPERT OPINION  CITY OF ENDERBY  , ELECTION OF MAYOR AND  >��������������������������� ���������������������������  .  ALDERMEN  Bank of  <��������������������������� M  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St.  Enderby.  B. BRUNDISH  Enderby, B. C.  I have purchased the old Farmers' Exchange-building, on the  railway, and  am   placing  m  stock a full line of  Bricks, Lime, Hard Wall  Plaster and Cement  Estimates furnished on all kinds  - of Cement, Brick and Plaster  Work.    cTGTPrPER  GENERAL HOUSE DECORATOR  Painting,    Paper Hanging, Kalsomin-  _ -    ing, Graining and all kinds "  '��������������������������� -' ": -     oi   Decorative     '.    .  .'"---'      '     :    Repairs  -.'   BUGGIES,  -CUTTERS, ETC,  Professor Thornber, state horticulturist of Washington, from the Experimental Station at Pullman, Wash  gave this report while touring thc  province last July for the Provincial  Government:  "Enderby, B.  0.,   July 26, 1911.  "Mr. F. R. B. DeHart:  "Dear Sir: After carefully going  over the conditions in the vicinity of  'the Stepney and Fortune ranches, I  I beg to state that I consider the soiL,  ! slope and general environments first-  ! class in every respect for the production of fine quality, long-keeping  1 winter apples, pears, prunes and sour  ! cherries. The young 50-acre orchard  | now growing on the Stepney ranch is  ' one of the most promising young orchards that I have gone through for  a long time.  "You will not make any mistake in  materially extending this planting.  "Yours truly,     W. S. THORNBER.  Professor  of Horticulture.  From    the    above    it   will be seen  that as eminent an authority as Professor Thornber    recommends tbe extensive planting of _ winter apple orchards in this district.     Trof. Thorn-  ber's conclusions regarding the adaptability of the district for this variety  of apples   will   not   be a surprise to  anyone knowing    the conditions and  acquainted   with    the   facts    demonstrated    by   many   growers   in    and  about Enderby.   If the proper care is  exercised,    Enderby   can grow winter  apples  that   will    compare  with the  best in the -world. .   Wouldn't it be a  grand thing for-the district, and for  every fruit grower" in the district,  if  all would   centre, upon two or three  varieties' only" and    then ..exert- every  effort to make these varieties world-  Painted and Striped .equal .to new at i {amoUS as Enderby products ?  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  to tbe Electors of the Municipality  of thc City of Enderby that I require  thc presence of the said Electors at  thc City Hall, Enderby, D. Con  Monday the 8th day of January, 1912  At 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing persons co represent  them in the Municipal Council as  mayor and Aldermen.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall be as follows: The candidates shall be nominated in writing;  the writing shall be subscribed by  two voters of the Municipality as  proposer and seconder, and shall be  delivered to the Returning Officer at  any time between the date of this  notice and 2 p. m. of the day of  nomination.. In the event of a poll  being necessary, such poll shall be  opened on���������������������������  THURSDAY, tto lift Day of January, 1912  At the City Hall; Enderby, of which  every person is hereby required to  take notice and govern himself accordingly.  Tbe qualifications for a person to  be nominated and elected as Mayor  are: That such person is a male  British subject of the full age of  twenty-one years; is not disqualified  under any law, and has been for the  six mouths next preceding the day of  nomination the registered owner, in  the Land Registry Office, of land or  real property in the city of the assessed value, on the last municipal  assessment roll, of one thousand dollars, or more, over and above any  registered judgment or charge, and  who is" otherwise duly qualified., as a  municipal voter.  The  qualifications for  a person to  be nominated and elected as an Alderman  are:   That such  person is a  male British subject of the full age  of twenty-one years,  is not disqualified under any law, and has been for  six months next preceding the day of  nomination the   registered owner, in  the Land Registry Office of land  or  real.property in the city of assessed  value on the   last   municipal-assessment roll, of five hundred dollars, or  more, over and above any registered  judgment    or    charge,    and    who is  otherwise ��������������������������� duly    qualified as a mum  cipal voter.-  - --- '. -.     - -.- .  Given under   my   hand at the oity  Hall, Enderby, B. C, this 21st day of  December, 1911'.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  '-     -   f ���������������������������'���������������������������Returning Officer  M. G.  Established 1817  CAPITAL all paid  up,  $14,887,570.00:    REST, $15,000,000.00  Hon. President, Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal G. C  President, R. B. Angus, Esq.,  Vice-President and  General Manager,   Sir Edward Clouston  B,������������������rt  BRANCHES IN LONDON, ENG., NEW  YORK and CHICAGO.  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT  ���������������������������     , *   ������������������ t-i  nmvnrds   and interest allowed at current rates.  Deposits received from M  upwards, ami nnf.pmhpr  Interest credited 30th  June and olst December.  A.  E.  Taylor,' Manager  ENDERBY BRANCH    Agent for  FIRE, LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  GOURLAY-ANGELUS  PLAYER PIANOES  ANGELUS PLAYER ATTACHMENT FOR ANY  PIANO  BSTEY CHURCH & PARLOR ORGANS  SHERLOCK-MANNING CHURCH ORGANS  SECOND-HAND PIANOS & ORGANS  at low prices and easy terms.  OFFICE WITH   MR. GEO. PACKHAM,  Deer Park Land Office.  - (  Magnet Cream 8epnrator������������������  Small Cost  Estimates Free Box 43, Enderby  "sECRET_SOCIETIgS_  A.F.&A.M.  fellows     nan. t .-._.....,,  brethren cordially  inviteu.  ANNUAL POULTRY SHOW  Finest in the Country  oft'his feet L came here and now owns one of  finest brick hotels in the country. Although  Paddv is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his  hotel the King Edward. In addition to the.ex-  c^llence of thi meals, breakfast is. served-up to 10.  Sock which is an-added attraction for tourists. , -  ��������������������������� '- ,    (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.) . ���������������������������- -, -     -  KingEdwarfHotel^o^1^^ Enderby  SCHOOL  DISTRICT OF  ENDERBY.  NOTICE  .QSFWmfr*���������������������������  WALTER ROBINSON  W. M.  S. H. SPEERS.  Secretary  I. 0.0. F.  ������������������������������������������������������i-^sj^ -^s^sx   Eureka Lodge. No. 50  ^s&^������������������������������������Bf7  ways    welcome. R B wij_._._i.EK, Sec'v.  W. DUNCAN. Treas  ^k  ^  G.  D  Office hours  The annual Winter Poultry Show is  now in   progress  .in"  K. of P. Hall.  The entries this    year are quite as  .nderby  Lod*o    No. 40 | numerous as   usual   and thc, sbowIs  rtegular     meetings     first , q{    a very high   standard.       VV.    CCU,  ^"m^aTsp'm^Odd-lthe  association's judge,   had not fin-  fellows   Hall, ���������������������������   Vi**'���������������������������  ished     judging    yesterday   afternoon  when we visited the show, and it was  impossible to get even a partial list  of the winners.       This will be given  later.  There are 12 pens of Buff Orpingtons 18 pens Barred Rocks, 15 pens  White Rocks, 5 pens Rhode Island  Reds   *   pens   Houdans,    7 pens Buff   ^i:i::::i^'--7r���������������������������7^ Kvyandottes,  5 pens Partridge Wygn-  ���������������������������ENT)ERB������������������^b������������������BS������������������E-|^^^^pei^omumman-\Vyandotsr  6 pens    Golden   Wyandottes,    3 pens  Silver Wyandottes,  2 "pens Buff Bantam Cochins, 7 pens Light Brahmas,  2    Black    Langshans,    4   pens R.  O.  Leghorns,    9    pens   Brown Leghorns,  ,9 Bull Leghorns, 22 S. C. White Lcg-  HOSPIT^L  horns,    18   Black   Minorcas, 7 Ham-  IIObi -burgs     2   White   Crested Polands, 1  Black-Hamburgs.-l-Goltlcn Spangled  Hamburgs, 14 Black Orpingtons, 3  Red Caps, 7 pens geese, 1 turkey, 2  pens pigeons.  Provincial Expert Terry, who is  !a recognized authority on poultry,  iis in attendance at thc show, and  : this (Thursday) evening will give a  i lecture in thc Hull on thc care and  ! marketing of poultry. Mr. Terry is  j very much pleased at the high quali-  ity of the birds on exhibition.  j To-day the hall will be open to the  public.     Admission 25c,  children 15c.  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday  evsnitu.  in K.of P. Hall.   Visitor* cordially invited to attend.  J. H. CHALMERS, C.C.  C.E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S.  R.J. COLT ART. M.F.   PUBLIC NOTICE' is hereby given  to the Electors of the School District of Enderby, that I require the  presence of the said Electors at the  City Hall, Enderby, B.C., on Monday  the 8th day of January, 1911, at 12  o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing three persons to represent them  Trustee - on - the Board of School  Trustees of Enderby, in the place of  as Trustees on the. Board of School  Mr. A. E. Taylor and Mr. F. Pyman,  whose terms have expired, and Mr. S.  Teece, resigned.  The mode of nomination shall be as  follows: The candidates sL_il be nominated in writing; the writing shall  be subscribed by two. voters of  the^School-Dist-r-ict-as^proposer^and  seconder, and   shall   be delivered to  '-���������������������������>J  PROFESSIONAL  T^NDERB \TC0TTAG E  -        -    - MISS WARWICK, ProDriutrew   ^;S:^ls-hi4lf yw*A������������������^s,Spff  L. WILLIAMS  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor  J    IUVI1IV,iiw     i'   -  Bell Block       Enderby, B.u  a."!!. W. KEITH,  Forenoon.  9 to 10:30  Afternoon, 3 to 4  Evening. ������������������:30 to 7:30  Sunday, by appointment  Oflice: Cor. Cliff and GoorKeSl������������������. ENDERBY  W.  ft.  BANTON,  sGCOllUvJl       ������������������1*11 vi      ou *.������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������*       ���������������������������"-���������������������������    ~w���������������������������  the Returning Officer at any time be  tween the date of this notice and I  ij m. of the day of nomination. In  the event of a poll being necessary  such poll shall be opened on���������������������������  THURSDAY, THE ELEVENTH DAY Of JANUARY  1911, at the City Hall, Enderby, of  which every person is hereby required  to.takc_notice,nnd govern himself accordingly. *  The qualifications for a person to  be nominated and elected as Trustee  arc That such person is a householder in the School District, and a  British subject of thc full age of  twenty-one years, and is: otherwise  qualified under "The Public Schools  Act 1905," and amending Acts to  vote at an election of School Trustees in the said District.  Given under   my    hand at the City  Hall, Enderby, B.C., this 21st day of  December, 1911.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  Returning Officer.  Have   you    seen   the    draft list of  voters at the door of the City Hall?  lit is not vet the final list, or neccs-  etc. i ,.���������������������������,,  u���������������������������    n,���������������������������    r.nuvt of Revision  Offices, Bel|lBlock^Enderby,B,O.  ~v       political_ __ _____  ^nder1y~conservative  &      association  F. H. BARNES,  President.  E, BANTON  Secretary  Snap-20,000  ft.  reasonable    offer  Sharpe, Hullcar,  rough  lumber.    No  .cfused. Apply,  ance with law it    will be revised and  corrected by    the    Court of Revision  advertised to sit at the City Hall tonight at 8 o'clock, after which it will  be printed and will become the City's  official list for the election of Mayor  and AldermenJ for    the coming year.  If there are any errors or omissions  in said draft list,    parties complaining arc requested to appear before the  , Court of    Revision   this evening and  ! state their case,    when same will re-  i  1 ccive attention.  Cooking Stoves  Coal and Wood  Heaters  Ranges, Etc.  I have added a standard line  of these goods and am.prepared' to quote you prices.  Wm. H. Hutchison  We are going to clear out all  our Christmas Goods this week,  so don't miss Thursday, Friday  and Saturday. Extra Bargains  in ALL LINES.  <i  ENDERBY ������������������  7/  Thursday, December 21, 1911  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  '.I  bl' ...  IP  ft  Si.  Union Bank  of Canada  Paid-up Capital ��������������������������� ��������������������������� $4,755,000  Rett and Undivided Profit* 3,300,000  Total Atsett, (Over)        .       53,000,000  London, England Office.  51,Threadneedle Street. E.C.  A Branch of this Bank has been  established in London, England, at  No. sr, Threadneedle Street, E.C,  where Letters of Credit and Drafts  payable at all important points in  Canada and the United States, can be  purchesed, aud Money Transfers  arranged.  A Visitors' Room is provided for  the convenience of clients of the Bank  when in London, to wkich their mail  may be addressed.  Correspondence solicited.  LwdonBraneh:/FW'*SHE'Manag*r-  \G. II. C. HART-SMITMssistant-Manager.  BE--WARNED IN TIME  We have  on cut at all times,  and our aim is to  give good service.  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  M. E. BOUCH  Ladies' Tailoring  and Dressmaking  SUITS PRESSED & CLEANED  Clifl St.," next door to City Hall.  Enderby  Pool and  Billiard Parlor  7 THREE "regular Pool Tables  "."ONE Jull-sized Billiard Table .  .Walker Press Office  H. BIGHAM, Prop  Ernest F. Gunther, SuperiutcuJeat  of Insurance, has Is-sued a hulk'Liu  from the Department of InsurmiCj,  Victoria, calling attention to Clriet-  mas Holiday hazards. The l_ullelin  comes at the right time and should  be given the attention it liesorveu:  '���������������������������Fires 'due to carelessness iu connection with the decoration of stores,  churches, schools and homes for thc  Christmas season are more numerous  than is generally imagined. O m-  plete statistics are not available,  but information collected shows that  such fires are numerous, costly from  a money standpoint, and attended  with much suffering and deplorable  loss of life. It is estimated that  last year there were 500 such fires in  the United States.  It cannot be too often insisted thet  the majority of fires are preventable.  Decorations are dangerous. There  should be no carelessness.  Instances of carelessness.���������������������������It is  careless to tamper with electric wiring to produce or facilitate displays.  To use cotton batting in a show-  window and on or under a Christmas  tree to represent snow.  To allow the inexperienced and  thoughtless to do the decorating.  To hang vinflannnable material  where it touches or may be pushed or  blown against stove-pipes, steam-  pipes, lamps, gas or electric lights.  To use celluloid ornaments in decorating.  To allow children to light candles  on a tree.  To leave matches where children can  get/them for the purpose.  To allow children to touch an illuminated tree."  To leave an illuminated' tree un-  watched  To allow paper and rubbish to accumulate in the -premises and about  the furnace, owing to. pressure of.  business., -'    '  , Here are a- few of last.year's Xmas  fires: -. Boy's costume, trimmed -with  cotton batting, caught fire from candle. ��������������������������� Boy and a " visitor slightly  burned. . " .. ,,_ ,. ' . '. ���������������������������__.  _A scholar-was- fatally" burned,, due  to her' clothes catching -fire' from can-*  -die -on -school   Christmas'tree.-';An':  other scholar fatally burned from  same cause at another school.  Fire was caused by a toy motion-  picture machine. The film, while being exhibited, flapped over on to top  of lamp and ignited.  Children ignited cotton decorations  used to represent snow around Christmas tree. Fire spread throughout  first floor. Members of family seriously burned.  Children in lighting candles on  Christmas tree set fire to decorations.  Cat upset Christmas tree. Damage $100.  Gas-jet set fire to Christmas decorations.  A lighted candle ignited decorations in show windows, of hardware  store.  Fire spread rapidly, due to holly,  mistletoe and smilax decorations.  Store profusely decorated with evergreen boughs and festoons ignited  from defective electric wiring. Fire  spread- rapidly and burned fiercely.  Loss,  $212,154.  Mr.~ Gunther closes his bulletin with  these words: "The instances quoted  all suggest what should be avoided.  If read with the word "Don't" before them, they become rules. "Don't  tamper with electric wiring.' Smoking should not be allowed where there  are inflammable decorations. Inflammable means "apt to take fife.'  Asbestos fibre will represent snow.  Metallic tinsel is better than paper.  Let there be no Christmas horrors in  British" Columbia."  CARD OF  THANKS  To Mr. Sawyer, Opera House:    "  We,   -the    pupils    of   the   Enderby  school,   wish   to   thank you for the  tickets    received,, last ^Thursday. - We  enjoyed the performance very much. '"  Signed on "their behalf,  EMMA CARLSON, . /  07 J. RUTTAN.  STRAYED���������������������������To. my place; ore black  stud and one .grey' stud7bn Salmon  River reserve... Been'- there, for* past  summer.7 -Owner identify, animals &  pay .charges, within thirty~_.days from  date, of-this notice.'-/^ - ,CK 7 " z���������������������������'���������������������������'/'"  Z :r\.., JIMMIE,FELIX, ion reserve  Armstrong,'Dec..'21; 1911.'-'' _'   /���������������������������������������������������������������������������������_  CITY OF ENDERBY  LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS  WHEREAS, public notice was given  on the 11th day of May, 1911, by the  Municipal Council of, the City of Enderby of its intention to construct  certain works of Local Improvement  on Cliff, Maud, Mill and Belvedere  streets in the said City, at an estimated cost of $13,107.32, and to assess specially a portion of the final  cost of the said works upon the property fronting or abutting thereon and  to be especially benefitted thereby;  and whereas -particulars of the said  works were given in the sail notice:  and whereas the said works have been  completed, and the final cost thereon  has been found to exceed the above  mentioned estimated cost by the additional sum of $4,892.68; no>v therefore���������������������������  NOTICE is1 hereby given that in accordance with the provisions of the  Municipal Clauses Act, 1906, and  amending Acts, in such case made  and provided,a further special assessment . will be made upon the said  property in respect of auch portion  of the said additional - sum as is  specially chargeable thereon; that a  statement showing the 'ands liable  and proposed to be so further specially assessed, and the names of the  owners thereof, so far as the same  can be ascertained from the last revised assessment roll and >cherwise,c  is now filed at the City Hall, and is  open for inspection during office hours;  and that���������������������������    -  A COURT OF REVISION will be  held at the   City   Hall, Enderby, on  the 8th day of January, 1912, at 8  o'clock p.m., for the purpose of hearing and determining complaints (if  any) against the said proposed further special assessment, or the accuracy of the frontage jieasirements  of the aforesaid property, o: any  other complaint which the persons  interested may desire to make ancl  which by law is cognizable oy thc  said Court; but no complaint can be  heard unless WRITTEN NOTICE of  the ground of such complaint shall  have been served upon the undersigned at least eight days before.the  holding of thc said Court.  Dated at the   Oity.   Hall,  R3nderby,  this 7th day of December, 1911.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  City Clerk.  L.S.GRAY  FLORIST  VERNON GREENHOUSE," VERNON  CUT FLOWERS, FLORAL DESIGNS  CITY OF ENDERBY  Revision of Voters' List,   i>ar 1912.   ,  NOTICE is-hereby    given that the '  first sitting of the Court for the revision of the Voters' List of the City  of Enderby and   the extra-Municipal    -  School District annexed thereto will -  be held at the   City Hall, Enderby,  on the 21st day of December, 1911, at  8 o'clock p.m., for the purpose of re-    ,  vising and correcting the -said List,  and hearing and determining any_application which may then be made to  strike out   the   name of any ^erson  improperly   placed   thereon,    or; to  place' on such List- the name of any  person improperly omitted therefrom.  "Dated at   the   City Hall, Enderby,  this'7th day of*December, 1911.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,     f,\  .  .    ' City Clerk../, '  -tf'  Q . ���������������������������  Fred. H. Barries  BUILDER &'7"-'.y :'":  ..   .    ��������������������������� "CONTRACTOR   .'   J:  !.(���������������������������__     f''V'  A fine   display   of   Chrysanthemums  _. - and-Carnations now on view. '  Prompt attention to mail J an'd. 'phone  -" ' ' .'" 77 orders. '���������������������������*'/��������������������������� ��������������������������� "/-'" ":'y --  ���������������������������l.ly^.. , P h\ n-'e--;NIo-.1-5r2 2 4L& 7f7~  _- Book', " early '"for your 7,Christmas  Flowers  J:_i _ ���������������������������%# I  Plans and estimates  Dealer, in Windows, Doors, Turn-J'^:^S  'irigs  and . all7ffactory ^wdrk.}f://7f������������������^  Rubberqid.' R6bfiirig,\ ^Screen':������������������7.\JS|  ..- Doors and:;Windows.-7,Glasscut>Si|"||  ,:7to���������������������������any_ size; x77^,; r:;^:^.^^^^:  Representing. S. C: Smith.C6^6f7?^|S  i   ., \ -7- r- 7   --'.-, -O > Vernon...7-.,7-..;.'-7J.' -: -Enderby -���������������������������&*&������������������#&  .^MMMMMMM.^i^WW_M^^^_������������������-M__________________________________________________^^ ifcn i ^JjfS^  Make Your Wife a  Christmas Present  of Canada's Best  Range  OUR   STOCK. OF  ts  ������������������r -  IS. COMPLETE  Carving Sets & Chinaware, Silverware  and Cutlery.   Sleds for the Boys and Girls  Get Our Prices; they will save you money  Shiriigles Are  Res.  For 75 per cent of the fires: that  destroy farm buildings. " ~-.-s.-y7  JjppoN5ET<vVf7;  Paroid Roofwig  One of the Time Tested -  ,"~-y,  NfponseX Roofings   !  Has eared valuable property from  destruction. '  WE SELL IT  Vfffffi  Over 150 of them in use in  Enderby District  The snow is here; sleighing fine.  Let us fit you up with a Cutter and a warm,  cosy Robe.    You bring the horse, we will  supplv the REST.  TKe Best Machine  Plumbing, Heating and Tinsmithing.     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Sufferer  of  Twenty Years  States  Dr.
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"I can't remember ������������>* lLmc fllH'inS
the past 20 years when my head wilsll't
aching.   JE   1   bent  over,  dark   specks
would   come   before   my   eyes,   and   it
seemed as if all the blood in my body
wanted  to rush to the head."      Inns
opens the letter of Mrs. Enoch ������>. bpry,
of   Putnam   P.O.,   and   continuing'   her
interesting statement she says:      Work
or exertion made my heart beat terrible,
'and  uoing up stairs caused such shortness of breath that it fairly frightened
me.    Mv  doctor  told  me  that  if  that
was   the   cause   Dr.   Hamilton's   Vills
are thc greatest blood renewer on earth.
T   tell   vou how   L feel today and  you
can understand what a  great cure Dr.
Hamilton's   Pills   have   made.   I   teel
strong enough now to work like a man,
as for going up stairs on the run,  it
doesn't bother me at all.   I eat and
sleep  as   any  well person  ought,  and
as for dizziness which used to frighten
me so much, it has entirely disappeared.
Dr   Hamilton's PiUs are  a wonderful
woman's medicine.   They helped me in
other   ways,  too,   and   I   know  every
woman that uses them will have comfort
and good health.    Refuse anything offered   you   instead   of   Dr.   Hamilton s
Pills of Mandrake and Butternut, 2oc.
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Mrs. X. (away from home): "John
did you leave out anything for the cat
before  you  started?"
Mr. X. (who dislikes the beast):
"Ves; I. left a can of condensed milk
on the table, with a can-opener beside
it."
*    ���������+    ������
A Scottish choirmaster had been
drilling his church choir, and was keeping late hours in tho kirk, t
"Vc're btirnin' far owcr mucule
.-r^ " said the old beadle. Then, after
sonic mollifying words, "Ah, weel. yo
can burn the twa pulpit liclits ns much
as ye like; they dinna gang through
the meter."
*    *    ���������*
Kit-hard Barry, thc wclMtnown auti-
sull'rage writer, said at a recent anti-
suffrage  dinner:���������
"The masculine, tyranny that women
complain of is often a'blessing in disguise. ,     ,    , .
" '.Men are so hideously lacking in
self-control,"-a young girl once said
to her mother. '
" 'Well   don't lind fault with tnat,
the mother answered. 'If they weren't
most girls would die old maids.' "
A TRAVELLER'S EXPERIENCE
"My one wish will be," writes Harry
P Pollard, a well known boot and shoe
traveller of Hartford, "that everyone
with a bad stomach may leam as 1
did before it's too late, that Nerviline
is the one remedy to cure. Why, I was
in mighty bad shape, my digestion was
all wrong, and every night I would
waken up with a start and lind niy
heart .lumping like a threshing machine.
This was caused by gas in my stomach
pressing against my heart. AN hen J
started to use Nerviline 1 got better
inightv fast. It is certainly a grand
remedy for the travelling man, keeps
vour stomach in order, cures cramps,
prevents lumbago, or rheumatism,
breaks up chest colds and sore throat-
in fact, thore hasn't .been an ache or
pain inside or outside for the past two
vears that 1 haven't cured with Nervi-c
line.   Do you wonder L recommend it.
preacher said thc Lord loved a cheerful giver, and I knew I could give a
penny a good deal more cheerfully than
I! could give sixpence, so I put the
penny in."
* T *
The old  friends had had three days
together. - .    -      .
"You have a pretty place here,'   remarked the guest on the morning of his
"departure.    "But  it  looks  a  bit  bare
yet." r
"Oh. that's because the trees arc.so
- voung," answered thc host, comfortably.'   "1 hope they'll, have grown  to a
" good size before-you come again."'
v\v,
'M&WM
A superintendent of a eity Sunday-
school endeavored to give tlie summer
meetings added attractiveness. Upon a
certain warm Sunday in August lemonade was served. At the close of the
service the superintendent announced
that slips of paper would ;be passed
round and the pupils allowed to make
suggestions as to methods of making
the meetings still more attractive. One
youngster wrote:   "Put more  sugar in
the lemonade.
*    *    *
She hired tbe girl. At the end of
their first day together the Miaul was
instructed to mount the step1addcr and
wind tho tall fourteen-day clock.
"You have to turn ihe'kef fourteen
times to wind it clear up."' said the
mistress. "Once for each- day the
clock runs," The maid turned the
kev seven times then stepped down.
"Why didn't ven finish?" her mistress
sskccl. "Becar-se," said ;hc girl.-"i
������������������in Lot sure t "-all be here longor tha.,
cm: v.eek, an I L via not gom.: to do the
i ext girl's wV\ '���������'
������    *    *
In a certain barber's shop some'little
time ago a man was-sitting in a chair.
He was in a terrible hurry to catch a
train. The bov who was lathering him
was slowly going-backward and forward with the shaving-brush, and the
man's temper as fast .breaking bounds.
"Hurry up, Tommy!" he exclaimed.'
"'But still the boy went no quicker. At
last the man could stand it no longer.
"Keep vour brush stiii, my lad,     he
shouted, "anr!  I'll-wag my  head!'
*    *    *   -
After an hour's hard prevarication,
the musical instrument dealer had succeeded at last in.working off the cheap
cornet on a customer at four times its
value, . ���������,,   ,
"Where shall 1 send ' it?" he inquired, blandly, when the customer had
signified that he  gave in.
""To N'o 9-59 Fig Street. My Hat is
on the third floor/' was the response.
The enterprising tradesman's, jaw
Cell lie had moved with Ins family
the'dav before to the flat on ihc second
Horn- of Xo. MS) Tig St'-eel, on a three
vears' n.rrcemenf.
When Grover Cleveland's little girl
was quite young, her father once tele-
phoned to thc White House from Chi-
J..i<r0 and asked .Mrs. Cleveland to
brin" the child lo tho  'phone.
Lifting the little one np t������ the m-
^ ������������������������������������,no���������L-Mrs-Cle^claii_I_waiciicrLl^^
A lady canvasser called on old Farmer Giles and proceeded to cross-examine him on the subject of his political
faith. Bvervthiug else proving satisfactory,    she    produced   a    formidable
document. .
"I have here," she told him, a
petition in favor of the woman's suffrage movement, and I should like you.
to sign it." .ii
The old man was unable to read, out
he took the petition and regarded it
with a suspicious epe. Finally hc Handed it back. .
"No" he said, with an air ol
finalitv "no: I don't hold with movements" A woman that's alius a-moviti'
is alius gettin' into trouble. If you've
got one that will keep lier quiet, Ml
sign it."
*    *    *
In correcting the exercises of her
class a teacher recently observed a new
name inscribed on one of the papers-
Will Evans. - She looked round .the
class, but could see no new boy. Not a
little puzzled, she requested Will kvans
to stand. ,_.__.     i
Up jumped Will Jones, and the teacher got more puzzled still.
"Your name's Jones," she said,
"not Evans!"'' -
<- Will looked not a little abashed, and
shifted  uneasily  from one foot to  the
other. ' " ...,.������������������
"Please, ma'am."-he said, "it's owing to family trouble. T didn't do it,
please, ma-'am."
"But," she said, sternly. "[ repeat,
your'name is Jones."
'   "Please,    ma'am,"    said    the    boy,
"it's chano-ed- now. - Ma's .married the
has not a single pacing ancestor in his
pedigree, but his dam produced an additional pacer and his second dam is the
dam if one pacer and two trotters. He
was sired by Toddington 2:24%, he by
Moko, his grandsire, could trot close to
Wilkes 2: IS. Fanella 2:13, dam of four,
including Toddington and Todd 2.14%,
is by Arion (4) 2,07%, and out of Directness 2:10, by Director 2:17. Lill-
worthy, dam of Frank Perry, and one
other pacer, is a daughter ot the fam-
���������ous trotting sire, Axworthy (3) 2:15%,
ho by Axtell (3) 2:12 and out of Marguerite,  dam   of  six.
Lillian Wilkes (3) 2:17%, dam of one
pacer and two trotters, and second dam
of Frank Perry, is by Guy Wilkes
2:IS1/., a son of George Wilkes 2:J-.
Flora, dam of two and third dam ot
Frank Perry, is by Langford, a thoroughbred.
It is only natural that Frank Perry is
a fast colt, even though hc does pace.
Moko, his gmdsirc, could trot close to
2:10 as a three-year-old. Fanella i.:U,
the dam of Frank Perry's sire, was by
Arion ^t) 2:07%, for many years the
champion two-year-old trotting stallion.
'Axworthy, the sire of Lillworthy, his
dam, took a three-year-old trotting record of 2:lu'/j and is a son of Axtell
(3) 2:12 the champion three-year-old
trotter to high wheels. Lillian Wilkes,
the second dam of the colt, has a three-
vear-old record of 2:17%, and was thc
champion filly of her time. ���������
Toddington 2:24%, the sire of Frank
Perry, is a royally bred young stallion
and one that many horsemen thought
would not make good.    In  1907, when
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Your Catarrh is Bad
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AVOID   BRONCHITIS;   PERHAPS CONSUMPTION
Most   Agreeable   and   Surest  Cure   is
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THEJVIDE PRAIRIES
TELLS   OF   CURES   MADE   BY
DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS
Thos. Griffin, of Peace River Landing,
������  Tells How He Got Rid of His Rheumatism���������Honestly Earned Popularity
Catarrhozone proves especially good
in those chronic cases where mucus
drops down the throat, sickens the
stomach, and pollutes the breath.
When the nostrils arc stuffed, only a
few breaths through the inhaler are
needed to clear the passages, and where
there is coughing and sore bronchial
tubes the soothing, healing properties
of Catarrhozone act almost as magic.
Once you stop taking medicine into
the stomach and get the hoaling oils
and pure balsams of Catarrhozone at
work you cau be sure of quick and
lasting" cure for nose colds, catarrh,
weak������lungs, bronchitis, and speaker's
sore throat.
13 YEARS OF CATARRH CURED
"As Catarrhozone has cured me of a
Catarrhal Cough ancl Asthma that lasted thirteen years, I feel I can koncstly
recommend it. I really used all kinds
of medicine, hut Catarrhozone was the
only one that did any real good. I am
entirely cured���������have no cough, no bad
breathing spells, not a sign of a cold or
catarrh about me. But I will always
occasionally use ' Catarrhozone,' I prize
it so highly.
"Mrs. E. L. Osgood,
"Johnson P.O., Ont."
The complete $1.00 outfit,of Catarrhozone is suflicienc for 2 months' treatment, and is guaranteed. Smaller size
50c, at nil dealers, or The Catarrhozone Co., Buffalo, N.Y., and Kingston,
Out.
PROBLEM FOR TIIE EDITOR
It ha������ iKM-n a^ke.1 whether stepping
on u mini's 1-orin is siiffli-iciil provocn-
tion fur swearing The editor advises
kiM?p vour tnp> clear of corns, by using
Put nam ���������> \'n\nU-w <'<>��������� Kxtrai:tor. :il-
wavs best, painli'."-' and prompt, bold
bv\lniggwts, price !_.m\
..   i !,Vk ., ShiiUiVihIh.   iua^outll.0
i   1: tl ihii   itV;n, soreni-ss nnd Ulsrolora-
VAI    H.ii"r'v"s tliis l>ain anil tiredness;
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callous ot f>*'7*'n S1IIU liiul Vi.00 per bolt'.u lit
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WiiwUor. Out. (>,,.:t-I ABMl* for O
cxiircssion clia mre ' from "be wildermeni
to wonder, and then to fear. It was
sii-rolv her father's voice, yet she looked  ni  the  telephone incredulously.
���������V ft or examining the tiny opening in
lho  receiver,  the  little fiirl   burst  into
'"Oh mamma." she sobbed, "how
,.:���������. w������.' over got papa out of that little
hole?"
One evening at seven "o'clock a man
with a wife and eleven children, many
,if them grown up, appeared at the
,,,���������,,, lli;i; to an entertainment hall,
bought two tickets, and ilemandcd that
the entire   familv  should  be  admitted.
The doorkeeper declined t<> admit the
familv with   two tickets  only
���������'lint   all   these   are   my   children,
>aid   the   man.
"Of course," said thc doorkeeper;
������������������'but some of thom are too old to be
ailinitted   free.'"
"Too old.' What's that to do with
it ' Don't it say on your bills that
-liildron under two-lvo are admitted
free   with   parents?"
������' Ves.''
.���������'ather wanted to test the generous
nature of his son, so, as the boy was
.roincr lo church one morning, he said: ���������
" "ffere Bennv, i.s a sixpence and a
|i,.nnv. Vou niay put whichever you
please in the contribution-box,"
When he returned his father asked
which coin he had given. Bonny replied:��������� , . ,.,.
"Well,  papa,  it  was  this  way:    lhe
lodger!"
A well-known member of Parliament
has a little daugncer who has the making of a great financier .in her. One
dav  her father called her  to him.     .;-
'"'My dear," said-he, "a man this
morning offered mc this room full of
o-old if* J would sell your little brother,
Now that means gold enough to fill this
room from wall to wall, and from floor
to ceiling.' It T sell your little brother
for that sum. [ shall be able to buv
everything.in the world you want, bnall
J  soil him'7' ,
"No papa/'' answered thc little girl,
promptlv; and then, before her delighted father could embrace her for expressing so much unselfish affection, she
went on: ���������
-- "Keep him till..he's bigger.   He'll be
worth more then."
A gentleman on board a steamboat,
with "his family, was asked by his
vouixrest son what made the boat go.
when" he gave a minute description ol:
the machinery and its principles m the
fnl 1 rui'i mi��������� U'Ql'-ds '���������	
Cold Springs, Peace River .Landing,
\lta���������(Special).��������� Just why Dodd's
Kidnev Pills retain their wonderful
populaVitv is easily shown by-a trip
across tlie prairies. Every town, village and post-office has at least one
man or woman who is ready to tell ot
pains relieved and health restored by
the great Canadian Kidney Remedy.
Let Thos. Griflin of this place add his
statement to the hosts already published. ��������� '
"When I came to this part ot tlie
countrv," says Mr. Griffin. "Y was
troubled with a bad back- and Rheumatism in my shoulders and hips. I sent
for six boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills
and they gave me relief at once. I also
recommended them to my eldest-son
who was confined to his bed from-Rheumatism. .       '���������;._.,
"Now I know that Dodd's Kidney
Pills are the best medicine for Rheumatism and the Kidneys. T .recommend
them-to every peVson T hear complaining of not feeling well."
Dodd's Kidney Pills made their popularity by keeping oircurink sick kidneys. - -
the "ct of his half-brother Todd 2:14.^.
were in thc limelight, he was consigned
to the Old Glory ut New York and sold
as a vearling to the late ,'J. W. Daly for
$3,350. Mr. Daly died "and Toddington
went under the hammer again in .1908
and was purchased by Mr. Shultz for
$3,500. Latle was heard of thc son,of
Moko, until thc November sale of 1910,
when with the rest of the Shultz dis-
ersal he went to the auctions again, but
but the highest bid for him was $1,075,
and he was sold privately to Mr. W. P.
Murray, of Cleveland. Ohio, his present
owner. ,
Toddington was given a record of.
2-24% at Svracuse this season and is
said to be a"fast trotter. At the rate
he'is-storting out, he seems.destined, to
become a great sirc'and may yet eclipse
the 'record left by'-'his famous.-half-
brother, the dead Todd 2:14%.    ;
Worms feed uponjtho vitality of club
clrcn and endanger their lives. A" simple,
and  effective  cure   is  Mother  Graves
Worm Exterminator.
(!
Vou see. my boy, it's like t.nis.
This thingumabob here goes down
through that hole and fastens the ,|ig-
maree, and that  connects the " 1"'""-
craukum; and then tlie maii-
ongiueer. you know���������kindo'
the what-'do-you-call-it with
poker, and they :ill go along
boat forges ahead."
rinkuni-
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a    long
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36
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A Household Medicine.���������They that
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the treatment of many ailments would
not be without it in the house. Jt is
irulv a household medicine and as it is
offoctivc in dealing with many ordinary complaints it is cheaper than a doctor. So, keep it at hand, as the call for
it may come most unexpectedly.
\l thi* age .il' the trotting breed,
when world's records are fn-f|ucntly
broken, the appearance ol a new
champion generally causes little siu-
prisc and comment, but 1 believe that
if horsemen will stop and think they
will agree that the yearling colt, .l-ranic
I-orrv, that pared a mile in 2:lo recently at Lexington, is one of lho greatest
speed marvels that has yet appeared.
The colt, was sent against the world s
pacing record for'his age, 2.20-;,, he d
ointlv bv Belle Acton nnd Paul 3.
Kellv', and covered the distance 111 -:ly
flat. After his successful performance
his trainer and owner started to further
reduce his record during the Lexington
trots, ami it is stated by a number 0
horsemen who witnessed flic trial that
the colt  can  pace  in  2:12  or  _:lo.
Two vears aero, when ^1 iss btol<es
trotted to-a world's record of 2:19'/i ,
many thought that tho daughter or
Peter the Great had set a yearling
mark at which both trotters and pacers would shoot at for '"any years
to come: but. how could that be*
The trotting breed is advancing each
vear and it is generally admitted that
the pacer has a few seconds on the
trotter. The colt that was capable ot
the task has at last appeared and
eclipsed Miss Stockes' record by tour
and a  quarter seconds.
Now for the breeding of Frank Pen>,
He is clearly a trotting bred pacer.   He
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So  great and  far reaching  has the renown of this  great adept  become  known lhat  his advice is being eagerly sought by scores  of people in every part of tho civilized  world.  .Among the many expressions of praise and  opinions of his work, thc following are fair  examples: ���������������������������-���������������������������  Air. Rojert C. Bewcs writes: "The powers  of Trof. Vance are nothing short of miraculous. J was absolutely astonished by what  I read." Miss Minnie Burnett says: "This  morning I have had another proof of the  accuracy of your wonderful predictions."  Air. Lafayette Kedditt writes: "My reading  received. With lhe greatest amazement I  read, as step by step you outlined my life  siuco infancy, f must admit that you are  indeed a very remarkable man, and am glad  you use your great gift to benefit your  clients." ' ���������������������������  Arrangements have' been made lo give  free test Horoscopes to all readers of this  paper, but it is especially requested that  those who wish lo avail themselves of this  goncrous oll'er make application at once.  Tf you want to know about your business,  marriage;, changes, occupation, friends, enemies or what to do to achieve success, simply send your full name, the date, month  and year of your birth, and also state whether Mr., Airs, or Aliss. Send your letter to  Prof. Ulay Burton Vance, Suite, 012, No. 14  Rue de Richelieu, Paris, France. If you  wish you may enclose 10 cents (stamps of  your,"own country) to%-pay postage,, clerical  work, .etc. " Please note that 5 cents postage  - is required on letters posted to France. Do  not enclose coins  or silver in  your-letter.  -7- 7 ,-. ; TO TAKE SHINEOFIV- .... ,_  " 7'To take,shino off;clolhcs:���������������������������Mix thoroughly with 1 quart of: water 2 t.iblc-  vspoons ammonia,?2 tablespoons nun,1 1  ..  fl-3 teaspoons saltpetre.   Moisten, a cloth  -_with   the -liquid  arid.'rub   the  garment  well with it." ���������������������������"      *'     " "        "       ;��������������������������� '   '���������������������������  ber,  1906,  and was  not  recovered  for  advocates  held  under  eighteen months, when it was found by   the endowment,  the  police  under  the   door-step  of  an  the auspices  of  Well, Well!  THIS is a HOME DYE  lhat ANYONE  can use  I dyed ALL these  > DIFFERENT KINDS  of Goods  with the SAME Dye.  I used  It' Dr. Samuel .Johnson were alive today ho might well look to his laurels,  and in industry at least would find a  rival who would run him a very close  race. Ewen MacDonald, whose name  isn't really MacDonald at all, but Dolly,  has just finished tlie compilation, composition, and printing of a Gaelic dictionary, which "neat little job," says  G. A. Munn, tho London correspondent  of the' Denver Republican, took him  simo "sweet sixteen years���������������������������or more."  iMunn couldn't help comparing Dwelly  and Johnson himself, for he says:  Johnson only compiled the dictionary  and in that ho had help,'but MacDon-  c e p t ivoly I aid not only compiled his "word book,"  ' " l ������������������ ,���������������������������?l!ls tl,c i>il������������������ translated reads, but set thc  type himsolf, cast thc stertotype plates,  and printed and bound tho book. His  only assistant was his wife, and her assistance, he tells me, consisted chiefly in  keeping down the household expenses, so  that they could live on their savings.  ] had heard from time to time during the last few years of MacDonald's  great work and pictured hini as an enthusiastic Scot, laboring to save his native tongue from extinction. Imagine  my surprise when I called the other-day  on the new lexicographer at his home  at'JIerne Bay near London and learned  that he isn't a Scot at all, if birth  makes nationality, and that the Gaelic  is not his native tongue. Yet so thor-'  oughly has hc soaked in the Gaelic  that now he speaks English with dif-  ficult}r. And his name isn't MacDonald  either. Ut is Dwelly and the Dwellys  have been settled in Somerset in the  southwest of England since 1150. Thc  first recorded connection of the family  with Scotland was when MacDonald's  great grandfather enlisted in the Gold-  stream   Guards. ,  Perhaps it is from his great-grandfather that MacDonald inherited his  love of the bagpipe, for from boyhood  he considered the skirl of the pipes the  only music worth hearing and his boyish ambition was to become a pipe major. Iiis father had other ideas, however, .and when he was seventeen he  got his son a job in a London bank.  Young Dwelly's first act when he  came to work in London'was to join the  London Scottish, a volunteer regiment  made up of exiled" Scots', and there he  learned to play the pipes. Ten years of  tho bank was all he could staud and he  resigned his'post, went to Scotland, ancl  enlisted in the-Fifth 'Argyll Highlanders. \ , Then hc began to learn Gaelic and  he, married-a Gaelic-speaking wife and,  most important"'of all, he met-old Ronald Mackenzie,-who is now private piper  of thc"Duke-bf Buccleueh: .-To him lie  confided his"ambition7to_b<."acj.ipe major.,, ���������������������������' 7-v;- .      ���������������������������    ; r   '"-;���������������������������.'.  ';  ' "Your'ca' good piper,-,Dwelly," old  Ronald told, him, "but you'll'iiever get  on in Scotland-with that.name. Ewen  MacDonald you shall be. That's a"good  honest Scot's name, and with that name  '11 make you a pipe major."  Dwelty became MacDonald there aud  .then and before long he was pipe major  of thc First Ross.    ,     "     '  But his life-work soon claimed him,  we read, and MacDonald quit,the army  to commence his "war on words"���������������������������the  dictionary. Further:  The book contains 2,000,000 words,  20,000 of which MacDonald declares  never have been printed before.  "For instance,", he says, '"there are  sixteen separate words to describe the  various marks on sheep's ears. --The  words descriptive" of boats and tackle  fill seven pages. Many of the words  have two or three different forms. For  instance, the Gaelic word for boat is  masculine or feminine according to whither the boat is in water or on land,  and manywords have different genders  jiWlLfTcjie n t__p_a r_t S-of-thc-Con n t_rv.  CLEAN and SIMPLE to Use.  NO chance of using the WRONG Dye for the Goods  one h.is to color. All colors from your Druggist or  Dealer. l'llER Color Curd nml S.TOIIY Hooklct 10,  Tlio Jolnikon-KicliurdbOii Co., Limited, Montreal,  Success  Business College  Cor. Portage Ave. and Edmonton St.  WINNIPEG, MAN,  Courses  ��������������������������� Bookkeeping.    Shorthand. Typewriting & English  Kail lenn now open.    Killer any time.  ii_������������������i_t our students in securing  (food positions.  We  Write to-day for large free catalogue  F. C. GARBUTT,  President  G. f. WIGGINS,  Principal  STAMMERERS  Tho Arnott Institute treats the CAUSE,  not the HABIT, and permanently cures  the most hopeless looking cases In four to  eight weeks. Write for proofs, references  and information to   ��������������������������� 12  THEfABHOTT INSTITUTE,       BERLIN, ONT., Can-  "Fifteen years ago 1 started to make  a fair copy of my manuscript and it  took mc six years to get to the lcttf.r  'G.' Then I began to look for a publisher, but no one would undertake it.  They said there would be no sale and I  saw that 1 would have to be my oi\ u  publisher. ] bought type learned ;o set  it, and I have set every letter in the  book. There arc ],03S double- column  pages, 70 lines to the page and .'JO letters  to lho"lino.~" "1 "bought 'a prinlhg-nia-  chine and as soon as ten or twelve  pages wore sot J printed them off and  sent the sheets to friends in Scotland  for correction.  "I sent thc first 320 pages to Maidstone to be stereotyped. I was living  on a hill then G20*foct above the sea-  level and I carted the forms down hill  in a, wheelbarrow lo the station a mile  and a half away. When they came  buck I wheeled forms ..'ind plates up thc  hill again. I ��������������������������� soon decided that this  was hard work'and I bought a small  sterootyping-plant, learned the trade,  and cast thc rest of the plates at homo.  , "When at about the nine-hundrcdlh  page I began to get uncommonly sick  of the job, but T kept on, and now 1  have the satisfaction of seeing the book  finished."  MacDonald's reward for the work of  a lifetime would not attract a trust  magnate. lie has secured "as many  as" GOO subscribers, and is selling the  book to them at $10 each.  Now, wc arc told, MacDonald is  promising himself a holiday. He is  going to devote himself to genealogical  work, in which field, he sajs, he is'  i-ei'lly interested.  That is the question which Magistrate  Macguire, of Brooklyn, was recently  called upon to settle, because the mother of thc daughter who had been ship-  pod sued her husband in court to test  his alleged rights to slap his daughter.  The case reminds ono of thc father-  in-law who, a short time ago in one ot  the Midland towns, brought an action  against his daughter's husband to recover expenses in'curred during the  courtship, in the way of lighting and  entertainment, thc father-in-law asserting that there had been a private arrangement between himself and the  young man that tho latter should bear  such expenses. Aud then there was  the lady who sued her daughter's young  man for $2 expended in gingerbocr and  cake during his visits, and the old lady  who asked a London magistrate if she  could not proceed against her son-in-  law for damages for falsely representing himself to be a person of some  means, marrying her daughter,'and afterwards living on money he forced her  to give him.  - -Some of the grounds on which breach  of promise cases are brought forward  are equally amusing. One young man,  for instance, 'who had the pluck to  bring a breach of promise case against  a young woman who had jilted him,  wished to contend that by breaking off  the engagement, which had lasted some  time and was known to a large number  of people, his late sweetheart had seriously damaged his reputation. His argument was that the blame for the rupture would fall on him, being the man.  Another woeful wooer wished to recover damages for the loss of a certain  social position which he said he would  have obtained had his lady-love not  jilted him; but alas! the law supported  the lady and the young man was still  left bemoaning his luck.  Turning from these troubles in Hymen's realms, one might mention,  among other laughable trials,-that of  the Washington parrot, who was arrested on a charge'of profanity four years  ago. The complainants were neighbors  of the'owner of the parrot, and it* was  stated in evidence that the bird was  such a depraved character .that it was  teaching the children in the neighborhood to swear. It was further said  that thc parrot on Sundays sang popular songs as people were passing to  church, and when the policeman started  to give evidence "Polly"1 gave" an ex-'  ample-of its slanging capabilities' by  shouting "Shut up,-Nosey!" .' Ultimately a compromise was' arrived .at  and -the -parrot rcmoyed^f or^ lessons Jn_  good "behavior.7"7T" ' "'[" " '.'"'���������������������������'-Z "''  " 'Perhaps "one" of-the-most cxtraordin:  ary' cases, on" record "was" that' of a  Japanese member of-parliament .who'in  1903 was. sentenced' to" fifteen 'days \ im7  prisonment" and ordered to\ pay a'fine  of $2.50 for! yawning -in 'parliament.'  The .crown prosecutor, who ' conducted  the case against the " prisoner,. maintained that the defendant^ had "yawned  in 'order to annoy the government.  Aud what shall we" say of Prank  Courtright, magistrate' of Winnipeg,  who arraigned himself in his own court  upon the charge of being drunk and  disorderly, and dancing an Indian snake  dance in a public thoroughfare?  The magistrate took his seat and  rapped for order. Then he called:  "Prank Courtright, stand up!"  Tho magistrate stood up. ' Then hc  solemnly .tried himself for being drunk  and disorderly, and fined himself. .i>20  for it.  But," "said Magistrate Courtright,  addressing himself, "for twenty years  you have been a sober and respected  citizen of the community. In consideration of that twenty years of good conduct T will remit the fine."  empty house in Victoria Park. Another  picture robbery, which in its time created a tremendous sensation, was the  theft of the Murillo from the cathedral  at Seville. It turned up in New York  some time after, and was bought for  $250 and returned to the Spanish authorities by Mr. William Schaus, who  refused to touch a cent of the $10',000  reward that had been offered.  A miniature by PJimer was unscrewed  from the walls of the National Portrait  Gallery in broad daylight, and has never  been heard of; while in July, 1905, a  Franz .Hals, valued at $50,000, was  stolen from tho Antwerp Museum, and  has not yet been recovered.  In 1907 Van Dyck's "Raising of the  Cross," estimated to be worth from  $100,000 to $200,000, was stolen from its  frame in Courtrai Church, iu Belgium.  It was unexpectedly recovered six  weeks after, however. Then there was  Millet's "Shepherd and Flock," valued at $10,000, wliich was cut from its  frame in a museum at Sau Francisco  some fifteen months ago by a young ar  tist, who, on arrest, said than "hc only  wanted to copy it." Sidney Cooper's  "Monarch of the Meadows" was stolen  from a house some years ago by decorators, one of whom, by writing offering  to restore the picture for $2,500 to its  owner, enabled the police to track the  thieves.  CAMPAIGN FOE PEACE OUTLINED  Washington, D.C.���������������������������Prof. John Bates  Clark, of Columbia University, director  of the division of economics and history of the Carnegie endowment for  international peace, has just delivered  the preliminary report of the transaction  of thc first gathering of peace  Prof. Clarjv was at the head of the recent conference held in Berne, Switzerland, at which eleven nations were represented and seventeen of tho world's  leading economists, publicists and  states deliberated for a fortnight as to  the general outlines for the expenditure  of Mr. Carnegie's $10,000,000.  It is reported by Prof. Clark that the  Berne conference formulated a program  of education covering a period of more  than two years, during which time the  efforts of the endowment would be  directed to the propaganda of peace  based on broad public instruction as to  thc cost *������������������f wars past and to come, in  men. treasure and national energy. A  program of investigations as to the  social and moral cost of war was also  outlined.  Thc expenses of all the delegates to  and from the conference were borne by  the Cornegie fund. In addition to the  expenses an honorarium of $1,000 was  handed to1 each member of the gathering.  A few grains of salt sprinkled on the  coffee before adding the water brings  otlt and improves the flavor.   ������������������  CANADA'S      GREATEST      SCHOOL  W7JW//&G  2&������������������i4t&jk  ESTABLISHED  -1 ���������������������������  Cor. Porta'ge Ave. and Fort St. ,"  Awarded first prize at World's Ex-'1  position on its work and methods. - ���������������������������"  Write for 'a free catalogue.    We also '  give instruction by mail.  BLACK KNIGHT  m-sk  :A*������������������,8K  STOVE  POLISH  2*  II used te be that tbe dirtiest aad hardest work,  a woman had to do about- the house was, . ������������������~<  polishinr the store*. >P|m..  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TRY  MAUNDRELL'S  THE UP-TO-DATE  BUTCHER  For Choice Beef, Mutton, Veal, Lamb, Pork and Sausage  Fresh-Killed Poultry, Salmon, Kippers, Bloaters,  Celery,     Fresh Oysters,     Veeners  Formerly Orton's. 'Phone 56 NextdoorJoEvans^on  Point on Hog Raising, and Some  Facts About the Brown Apple Rot  A lecture'of more than passing in  terest was given under the auspices  of the Farmers' Institute in K. of P.  Hall last Friday evening. .The attendance was not large, but interest  was keen. E. Buss was the lecturer,  and hog raising .the subject. ' Mr.'  Buss gave many important pointers  looking to the more profitably handling of this" important branch of .the  farm.     In the lecture we noted these  points:  First in ��������������������������� importance " is the matter  of:breed; breed'only-from the best.,.  Get"acquainted with your'sows before farrowing; get chummy with 'em.  Move them into the sty in which  they are to farrow at least a month  before farrowing  Never try to get more than two  litters a year from even the strongest  sow.  Feed principally on grasses, clover  and vetches when; the pigs are about  to come.  ' Wheat straw is the best bedding for  pigs, old "and young; barley straw is  next best; oat- straw in inclined to  "make hogs lousy.    -  Cook������������������ nothing ��������������������������� except potatoes for  hogs. .Potatoes boiled . and packed  tightly in a vessel will, keep a long  time'    without 'becoming mouldy  or  souring. ���������������������������    -  , Barley mash is the best grain,food.  Indian- corn also very good.  SANTA CLAUS  Expects'to be at the Enderby Fair Friday and Saturday  '   from 3 to 4 each afternoon, and will be pleased to see all  the children, accompanied by their parents.   Toys, Games  Dolls, Candies, Etc., all marked at low prices.  We thank the people of Enderby for the patronage they  have already given us, and wish you all A Merry Xmas  and Happy New Year.  the selection is large. ' __--������������������,  THE   ENDERBY   FAIR  Opposite The Walker Press.  Dr. H. Medd was slated by thc  Department of Agriculture to be with  Mr. Buss, and to give a lecture on  thc horse, but the 'doctor failed to  show up, much to thc disappointment  of many.  Mr. Hoy, fruit inspector stationed  at Vernon, - consented to take Dr.  Medd's place, but speaking on the  cultivation of fruit lands. Questioned as to what is locally known  as "brown rot," Mr. Hoy gave some  interesting information. He said thc  prevalence of brown rot was general  this year. He had seen boxes of apples that were perfect when packed  from the trees opened and repacked  with a loss .of fully fifty or 75 per  cent. The Department "recognized the  seriousness of the situation, but with  all their research they nad been unable to gather any knowledge as to  the cause of the trouble or its remedy. A paper recently issued by Mr.  Winslow, Provincial Horticulturist,  bears directly'upon this question, and  gives the information reiterated by  Mr. Hoy.  "This disease has been reported to  the Department from practically  every apple-growing section of the  Province this year," says Mr. Winslow. "Not0 only is the Interior affected, but the Coast as well, while  probably the greatest losses are reported from the most prominent  fruit sections. * * * During the  season of 1909 a similar outbreak occurred, though not to as great an extent as this year. * * * The disease goes under a confusing variety  of names. The principal ones commonly given by fruit growers are:  Baldwin Spot, Fruit Spot, Dry Rot,  Bitter sRot, Brown Rot,: Physiological Dry Rot and Frut Pit. In Germany, the common name is Stippen,  or Stippich-werden;- and Bitter Pit in  South Africa" . .-. No scientific name  has been given, because no specific  cause has yet been discovered.  "This disease has been known and  been under investigation for thirty  years, - principally in Germany, and  during the last ten years especially,  in the United States and Cane.ia.  We have consulted "all the available  authorities in Canada and the United  States on the subject. They are  agreed that it is not caused by any  fungous, bacterium or insect. The  organism causing it is absolutely unknown. ' Spraying experiments have  proven absolutely valueless. Scientists are now thoroughly agreed in  designating it as a physiological  trouble in the same class as Water  Core.  .-'.il- have��������������������������� been__instructed__ _by___th_e  CHRISTMAS  GREETINGS  TO EACH AND ALL  We thank you for the liberal  patronage of the past year, and  wish you a Merry Christmas  and a Happy, Prosperous New  Year. At the same time we  would remind you of the fact  that Quality in Christmas and  staple goods is our aim, always  ENDERBY TRADING CO.  Harvey & Rodie  Real Estate, Insurance, Etc. Post Office Block, Enderby  We have just had issued in printed form a few informative listings of  improved and unimproved properties taken from our General List. Get a  copy to send to your friends. Our unpublished listings include a large  number of real bargains in all kinds of buys. Many of these are listed at  higher prices in other agencies. Many of them are exclusively listed with  us. You cannot afford to buy in the district without enquiring first as to  whether we can make a better deal.  SOME GOOD BUYS FROM ANY POINT OF VIEW :  150 acres House, buildings and good improvements. Near depot. Producer of hay end. fruit. Over 40 acres in cultivation. $38.00 per acre.  We are exclusive agents for this. Good terms.  320 actes. Excellent land, having big quantity of commercial timber. On  The river, east of Enderby. $12per acre. Will be ' worth $100, per  acre in a few years.   Title clear. This buy costs less than homestead-  ing or pre-empting.   ���������������������������                                                         ,.'_.._.       .,       ,  ' '  If interested ia the Mabel Lake, Mara or any other district, call and  -get our. listings, for these districts.      A,year from now there, will, be .two  railroad systems in-the Okanagan Valley,. The... Northern -Okanagan  . wiU  then come into'its own.      NOW is .'the time    to'   investigate good ������������������������������������������������������investments. ...       - </     '      ."..-'      ' . -,        ���������������������������      _���������������������������  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HANKEY & CO, Ltd.       VERNON, B.C.  Look at our No. 2- Dimension  that we are selling at $12.00  per Thousand.  We also have some cheap Flooring,  Ceiling and Drop Siding at $10.00  per Thousand.  Slab Wood, $1.75 per load.  A. R. ROGERS LUMBER CO., Enderby  Deer Park Fruit Land  ENDERBY  No Irrigation Required  These lands arc situated on thc benches near Enderby and are especially suited fj? Fruit and Vegetables, and, having been in crop, are in splen-  di^Crexpernien?edPKtBJrower is in charge and   will   give instruction to  purchaaSs Se of charge,8or orchards will be   planted   and cared for at a  mOdie6r0atirCehs!rEb-divide(l into 20-acre lots are now on the market at ?150  PCr GeUn on the first block and make money on the advance.  Applyt������������������~ GEORGE PACKHAM,  Deer Park Land Office, Enderby.  Deputy Minister of Agriculture to  prepare for general publication, a  bulletin dealing fully with this subject, which will be issued in time to  be of service for the coming season."  "In the meantime, fruit growers  who have seen special phases of the  subject not prevously brought to our  notice, arc asked to correspond with  us "accordingly.' ""Co-operation" in"the  matter will do much to secure a  reasonable attitude in thc matter and  thc adoption of feasible methods of  control."  JAMES MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  REAL ESTATE  Fru it Land            Hay Land   _T_own_LqU   The Liverpool & London & Globe Ins. Co.  Thc Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Assurance Co.  Royal Insurance Coof Liverpool (Life dept  The London & Luneashire Guarantee  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK.   ENDERBY  ENDERBY   BRIGK  THE BEST BRICK IN THE PROVINCE.  Specified in C P. R. contract for .facing Revelstoke-Station. A large stock now  on hind Reasonable prices for large or small quantities.. By far the cheapest  material for a substantial house. Cool in summer; warm in winter: saves most  of your painting, and half the cost of insurance.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co. Enderby  Xmas candies from 15c to GOc per  lb.     J. W. Evans & Son.  OROMPTON~CORSETS���������������������������for fit and  comfort.     Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  COAL !    .    COAL !  I am prepared to fill orders for  domestic coal; large or small quantities.     James Mowat, Office Bell Blk.  Kwong Chong  NEW LAUNDRY  ENDERBY, B.  C.  Family    Washing   collected weekly.  First-class workmanship. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  If you want to  Buy, Sell or  Trade  A FARM  A. FRUIT LOT  A HOUSE  A BUSINESS LOT  or A BUSINESS  I have them at Mara, Enderby, Vernon, Victoria, Vancouver, Winnipeg  or elsewhere. Write t'o me. My list  is now ready.  Cha*. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard, Mara,B.C.  FOR HARDWARE and GRANITE-  WARE try Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  1 E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;  Careful Drivers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commo-  1 dious Stabling for teams.  Prompt attention to all customers ^  Land-seekers  and Tourists invited to grve us a trial.  For Sale��������������������������� Home-made second-han'd  cutter. Sound and roomy, $12. Apply, Press office.  %  5  I  _������������������������������������������������������   I

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