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 ^       MOV 1   <"<"   ^  1910 ;#j  Enderby, B. C,   October 27, 1910  AND       WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol. 3; No. 35; Whole No; 139  The Town and District  and the Moving of the People  PETITIONING  FOR RINK  Next Monday is Thanksgiving.  Mayor Bell returned from a three-  weeks trip Bast, on Monday.  A son was born' to Mr. and Mrs.  Wm. Woods, on Monday, Oct. 24th.  Mr. S. Poison occupied the pulpit  in.the Methodist church Sunday evening.  Chas. W. Little is    making several |  plate exhibits   of   Mara fruit at the  apple show.  . Enderby Lodge, Knights of Pythias  will give their annual ball in their  hall on November 11th.  Armstrong-shipped 150 carloads ot  vegetables last season, and the shipments this year will go better than  this.  City Voters' List: Monday next will  be the last day for householders and  license holders to place their names  on the list.   Don't forget !  j rived in town this week.   It is a very  [handsome    prize,   standing 18 inches  ���������������������������high over all, and   the names of the  j winning rink   are   engraved thereon.  The cup is to be won each year, the  winning   team   having   the honor of  being named thereon.      It will probably be played for for many years to  come, and is a. trophy well-worthy of  the long life it   will have.   The first  j names to   appear    on   it are: A. D.  | Birrell,    J.    A.    McMorland,    A.    E.  Evans, Geo. Bell, skip.  A very successful candy sale was  held on Saturday, Oct. 14th, by the  ladies of St. George's Guild, in aid of  the church funds. The Enderby Trading Co. kindly lent part of their  store, the central- location of .which  added greatly to the number of pur-  A public   meeting   was held in the  j City Hall    Tuesday   evening to dis-  , cuss the formation   of a skating rink  company.     Only   a few citizens were  present, but in an informal way they  started    the    ball   rolling,   and <���������������������������-- the  The Jury Could Not Agree  on a Verdict in the Trial of J. A. Dake  The trial of J. A. Dake, accused of  conspiring with Frank Belmont in the  burning of the jewelry store conducted by Dake   in   Euderby up to the  probabilities are    that by Christmas   morning    of   July   2nd,   1909,    took  we shall see   skating in a rink that | i>lace at Vernon last week.   The evi-  Mr. and Mrs. Lawes leave to-day  for the coast. "Mr. Lawes will' take  charge of the fancy .fruit he'is exhib;  iting at the Canadian National Apple  Show, attending personally * to the  exhibiting of his fruit.  Mr. Basil Gardom was a witness in  the Dake case at the Vernon assizes.  After finishing court work, Mr. Gardom proceeded south in quest of a  5000-acre piece of land on the route  of the railway building into Penticton, near Keremeos.  Rev. Mr. Mclntyre presided at the  Anniversary services at Knob Hill  last Sunday. The services were well  attended, and a most profitable day  spent by the congregation and friends  especially the morning exercises, on  which occasion the church was crowd-  =(fd"t"d"tlve"du_i-sr  j will be an honor to Enderby. '  I    The matter of   cost was gone into  closely, and the revenues, based upon  what   sister   towns   have done, were  calculated   most   conservatively, ancl  1 it was shown that it would be a self-  I sustaining proposition, and one that  i would more than pay the interest on  the investment   and   provide for the  sinking   fund.        It     was   therefore  deemed advisable to place the matter  ���������������������������before the City   Council and ask the  I City to   put:  before   the   ratepayers  .the question   of    the city borrowing  j the sum sufficient to erect a building  chasers at the sale.   A-capital poster ! "' A "" " " "*"" " "*""&  i that would serve   the purpose for all  time���������������������������at least for a number of years.  was painted by. Mr. Flack for the  Guild, and the bright-colored baskets,  made by Mrs. Neill and Mrs. Turner,  attracted the attention of passers-by j  land set off the dainty candies, made  by various kind friends and members  of the Guild. Almost all the candies  were disposed of, and the sum of $25  cleared during the four hours the sale  was in progress.  It was   reported   that   Mr.  dence adduced at the trial was much  the same as that brought-out at the  preliminary hearing held before Magistrate Rosoman when Dake and  Belmont we're held for trial.  Mr. H. A. McLean handled the case  for the Crown, and Mr. A. D. Mac-  Intyre appeared for Dake. The case  occupied the docket all day Friday  and Saturday, , and went to, the jury  at 11:30 Saturday night. The jury,  were out three hours or more, and  the foreman then reported to Hon.  Mr. Justice Gregory that a verdict  was impossible, and they were,discharged.  j    Mr. V. C    Brimacombe,    teller   of  Poison I ^e. Dank of Montreal,   was' the first  i had offered to deed to a company, if ,���������������������������  organized, half.an acre of land on his !  [tract purchased some time ago from j  P. Greyell. The liberality of this i  offer was appreciated, but it was re- j  alized that such a move would have a  tendency to divide the place of recreation, and it   was believed to be a  witness called. He produced the  loose-leaf ledger sheet showing Dake's  account at that time. The account  opened in December, 1908. From then  and until July, 1909, some .$2,200 had  been deposited in twelve or thirteen  separate, amounts, and in the same.  time the accused had met some 12 or  At the meeting of the City Council  on July 13th,   Aid.   Blanchard asked  recreation on   the  better policy to aim to centralize all j14 -drafts'  Manager Taylor is back at his desk  in the Bank of Montreal, after a ten-  day visit to the south end of the  Okanagan, and the coast cities. Mr.  Taylor is convinced that there is a  great future in store for the southern  interior when the railways now building are pushed to completion.  A Scotch inventor has perfected a  sled-like machine which when drawn  over a road, accurately records on a  paper-covered cylinder all irregularities in the road's surface. What do  you suppose would be the result if  the machine were drawn up Cliff and  some of   thc   other   streets in town?  Harry Amos, a resident of Enderby  some years ago, passed through on  his way to Nelson, on Monday, accompanied by Mrs. Amos. Since  going to Nelson some years ago in  the employ of the Bell Trading Co.,  Mr. Amos has entered business by  himself and is   meeting with success.  Mr. H. W. Wright is spending the  week in Enderby, settling up some  business, ancl enjoying a visit with  his many friends in the little old  town of his birth���������������������������as "Baldy." Mr.  Wright is now living retired at Vancouver, He can boast of the swellerit  little den in the cozy corner of his  sumptuous residence, with all tbe  luxuries that go with it, but, tucked  away in the cozy corner of his heart  ���������������������������and it's a big one���������������������������he has a warm  spot for Enderby that won't stop its  burning.  The silver cup put up by Mr. Geo.  Bell for last years' curling events,  and which was   won by his rink, ar-  and   issued   some   40 odd  city ground, pur-iciieques< He had met a11 his PaPer  that the road work on the Lawes ad- 'chased ,and held for .this purpose. !as lt became due> and there was mon-  dition be finished to give access to j This being the general feeling of the 'ey iu the bank at a11 times to meet  property on the hill, which the Coun-| meeting, it was   recognized vthat'the !the   various    cheques   presented,    in  next thing to do   was to let the city  fact'    not    ouce    dlirinS    the   sevei>  erect the rink.  As a result of this decision, the  matter was placed in the form of a  petition to the City Council,- and the  posed the   place   was   set on fire by  someone and the   goods stolen.   His.-  connection with Belmont had terminated, he said, toward the end of June  Mr.    McLean   for   the Crown,  put  the accused through a most searching  cross-examination.    His reply to the  questions     bearing'  on   his   conduct ^  after the fire   and   up to the time of  his arrest, was that he was too much ',  engaged   in    his   room   at the hotel  looking over his invoices and trying.  to straighten things out.'  Wheni it   was   found necessary for  His Lordship to   discharge the jury,-  he ordered   Dake   to    be retained in  _  custody.    On Monday he allowed the  accused out on bail, himself in $2,000  and two sureties of $1,000 each.   '  The case will*  come up at the next-  assizes. - '.'.- "       ' .' ---'-.    -J~    - -'���������������������������  A FITTING APPRECIATION  cil agreed to do when the property  owners granted to the City the right  of way for the road. It will be remembered that the Council called for  tenders   for   this   work and   let   the  contract   for   this   work,   then at a j same has   been    circulated   and   will  come before   the Council at its next  later meeting, after the right of way  had   been   given,  tfa. tTin<r_ ailed-  work.   Aid.    Blanchard's   request  at  tbe meeting   of    July   13th,   was to  meeting. The_ Pgtitioners_urge__ upon  cancelled the con-  to go on with the -j t_ie~Council the necessity of the city  erecting a suitable skating rink on  the Recreation Ground "in order to  hold that ground as the 'centre of  recreation, as was originally intended  when the ground was purchased" and  make good the promise made to the  property owners. The Council at  that time offered as an excuse for not  then proceeding   with   the work that j the petition goes on to state that a  it could be done much cheaper "after  the fall rains." If we are not mistaken,-the-fall rains have come, and  the weather is ideal for road making.  Will the Council make good ?  PROGRESSIVE ROAD POLICY  The Provincial Government's trunk  road policy, seems to be only second  in importance to its railway policy,  and promises to bc a mighty 'factor  in the opening up of the province. The  Minister of Public Works, the Hon.  Mr. Taylor, has been hard at work  perfecting plans looking to the carrying out of this policy. Not only will  transprovincial roads be constructed  so as to make continuous highways  from thc coast to Alberta, but the  Government will also build a north  to south transprovincial road, which  will be a continuation of the old  Cariboo trail, following the east  bank of the Fraser river to a point  opposite Fort George, thence by tlie  Ne'chaco Valley to the divide separating the Nechaco Valley from the  Bulkley Valley as far as Hazelton, in  all, a distance of 500 or 600 miles.  In the two roads, the Government  will build 1000 miles of road.  rink for the holding of winter sports  has become essential to the growth  and advancement of'Enderby. Therefore "we ask you to consider the  matter at the earliest possible date  and if deemed advisable by you, we  petition you to place before the property owners a by-law for the purpose  of raising a loan in the sum found  necessary for the erection of a suitable building, that could be used for  agricultural show purposes as well."  "For Sale���������������������������Bay gelding; 4 years old;  about 1300, and 16.1 in height; believed to be sound. G. B, Wallace,  Lansdowne.  PRESBYTERIAN   BAZAAR  months did he overdraw his account.  His balance at the end of May was  $234.90, but at the end of June it  was $5.34, and was like this since the  18th of the month. He had handed  witness a deposit of $231.80 on the  evening of the 30th June after bank  ing hours, saying the next clay was a  holiday, and he Avould like it put in  the bank for safe-keeping. This then  made   a   balance    of $237.14   in   the  Sir Thomas^ Shaughnessy and party,  went down thejline.early Friday last"  in   the   'Shaughnessy    special   train; ���������������������������  and at 8    o'clock   the   ss. Okanagan  took" them aboard and-made straightaway   for    Summerland,    where, Sir  Thomas and his colleagues are interested in   peach   lands.   The boat arrived at, Summerland    shortly after  11, where the    town's people had arranged, a   royal   welcome.   The-Summerland band  .vas in attendance, and  the    Summerland    Apple   Show   was  at its    best���������������������������and   a   magnificent display it was.   After viewing the apples  Sir Thomas was   driven through the  Summerland     orchards,      and     was  greatly pleased with the progress being made. Returning to the boat, Sir  Thomas called Mr. J. M. Robinson to  tJ__e^p_ar_lors____of____.the_-__Okanagan~and===  there presented him with a personal  cheque in the sum   of $600, which he  asked him   to   accept as an evidence  of his appreciation of the great work  bank.   Witness deposited the amount jMr   Robinson had    performed as tho  given him on    the   30th on the next  The Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian  church will hold a bazaar in the basement of thc church, next Thursday  evening, Nov. 3rd. Articles useful  ancl ornamental for the home will be  on sale, refreshments served, and the  young ladies will handle a candy  booth where home-made sweets will  be sold.  Adams'   Double    Bunk   Sleighs  stock.   Fulton's Hardware.  in  For Sale.���������������������������Suckling' pigs from 4 to  6 weeks old. Apply to D. Matheson,  Armstrong, B. C.  Found.���������������������������A Pythian lapel .shield,gold  Owner please call at office of Walker  Press.  Get   prices   on   our   ; cutters  sleighs.     Fulton's Hardware.  and  banking clay, July 2nd, and on thc  next clay, JuLy 3rd, accused had issued a cheque .payable to himself for  the $237.14. He, witness, had cashed  the check for him and that closed the  account. Dake's reputation was good  and had he asked and needed accommodation at the' bank at any time  (which hc did not need) he could have  had it as well as anyone else.  Thc testimony of Mr. Hutchison,  Mr. Harold Taylor, Mr. Wright, Mr.  Bailey, Mr. Holtby Mr. Inch, Mr.  Gardom, Mr. Whiten, Vernon, told of  the fire, its character, ancl the subsequent searching of the ruins, ancl the  arrest of Belmont and Dake. It was  a repetition of the evidence taken at  tlie preliminary, all of which is well  known to Enderby readers.  A guard of the jail at Kamloops,  told of Belmont's escape on the 2nd  of October. He gave as the cause of  his escape the making of a key out  of a spoon.  The deposition of Frank Belmont  was then taken, in which he turned  King's evidence, ancl with this tho  Crown's case rested.  Dr. K. .0. McDonald was called and  gave evidence as to Dake's character,  after which the accused himself was  put into the box. He told of his  life up to his coming to Enderby. He  stated he had not spoken tq Belmont  at all re insurance, and, questioned  as to the fire, said he was entirely  unable to account for same.   He sup-  founder of Summerland and district.  The party left for the Landing at 1  o'clock, making only one other stop  in the Valley and that at Vernon,  returning in the evening to the mainland and proceeding to Montreal.  GOING FOR CAPITAL  Mr. J. M. Robinson leaves Summerland this week on a visit to the  Old Country. He is proceeding there  not entirely on a pleasure trip. It is  hinted tliat Mr. Robinson will make  an effort to interest English capital  in a scheme to build an electric railway to connect the towns on the  east shore of Okanagan lake between  Naramata and Vernon. These towns  ���������������������������including Kelowna���������������������������will not be  touched by the Kettle River Valley  railway, now building, and the only  connections with Vernon arc by boat  and stage line. Mr. Robinson has  been very successful in the past in  floating any project he has taken up,  ancl if this report is true, we may  expect to see him come back with  the necessary capital.  CONCERT FRIDAY NIGHT  To-morrow night in K. of P. hall  the^adies of the. Methodist Aid will  give a concert, the program being  furnished by local talent. They arc  promising a very happy evening to  all who attend. Bg STEPHEN OiALMESS  tCbpyxigiifc- 1508, by Edward 3, Okd^.  atB_R������������������_a_MBggas__a  =_5  _=  BRSS  Ull OS  tin   the  fllOIl   ill.'   ut  detour ;U  "CHAPTER  IX.  Love or Duty?  never   slowed   tip   u;  outskirts ol ilie tov  il t In; pony over  ..l.ioed   lu  :������������������.r������������������.iisi..������������������-  !il   he  n.  lfi<  !���������������������������:  ���������������������������I-'  v  linn  10  mot  as  was  von  ..nie  suspicion.  no   ono,  initiated  tor  -homo   having  ;   populai ipn.  ���������������������������ii Old .eryme's plan, once  ed lho pony, to go to bed.  ������������������������������������������������������occurred to liim that an  jioor "thing it* 1 here was  was oiiiv  hi's  He  and  the  Fortnnat  lho harvest  most ot' 'tii  . Jl had '.bono had stab  Suddenly; it  . alibi was , a  nobody to  witness it.    Then:  one   mo ye   for   him   tt������������������ "infikc.   and  cowardly   soul   shrank   from . it.  in ust appear at  the bar vest-home,  that as  if  he  had' been, there  all  .time. ��������������������������� ' ...  Behold, then, the old scoundrel struggling with, a white liuon shirt, which  presently- covered ���������������������������..as black ra 4. heart  as beat Hiafc niglit/ "invMorag. 'When  fully dressed,, he went away, swiftly  to ward; the, la ird's'castle, where he presently appeared in' conversation with  this iiia.il, and that, seeming at each  encounter with .his" acquaintances tb  have chanced upon them for-the first,  time, and expressing surprise thereat.  I. was a very different scene from  the cellar of tlie Cothouse Inn, this big  hall of Morag Castle. "The fun was in  full swing when the miser put in an appearance.    The  eating-tables had  been  .-thrust'to'-the walls or/cleared away  altogether. .Ou one of them sat Blind  Johnny and his blind son, ...both���������������������������.���������������������������:���������������������������:with  their fiddles tucked under chin and clirl-  ing away at Scotch dance music. The  castle, fairly; shook with, tiie boisterous  Highland ."dances, -while the air was  split . with the exuberant "Hooch!  Hooch!"���������������������������;, ).z.y-.:y-y -,������������������������������������������������������ ';_ .':.>'" y.;,,  In the middle o. the swirl was Smuggle-eric, , as .master���������������������������" of the floor. His  -.eyes were bright, and his face animated  with the fire of excitement, and pleasure.  ;:Not,7far/ fromZ hini7.;was ;J3cn��������������������������� .Harkin,  ���������������������������'witli':'-:'"'Crriz'e]'r"'bn'.i;V.hisV,,anii;\;';:.;'Ppr ;:_nee.  Smuggie-one seemed to have forgotten  Iiis jealousy, and tho way he swung an  isolated   maid  around  gave him a chance  1...-when.-,his duties  .suggested that one  as  another  when -it  lass   was  as  gooi  came to a reel.  Around the walls,, on the tables and  chairs, were the oid folks of Morag,  all looking on with reminiscent; smiles  and fondness for their sons and daughters. To see a mother's eye follow a  lass on the iloor was to imagine a picture of! tlie dressing before the ball���������������������������  the old mother's touch on the ribbons  and curls and the final approval; while  the winking���������������������������nudging���������������������������chuckling of  thc old men as t.he youngsters twirled  their partners about was a story in  itself.  Tho dominie was there, of course,  with his chin well-nigh settled on the  handle of his staff, and afc his side was  the voluble coastguard. Near him  was  Captain  .John   Grant.  "And they dare to tell me in tho  face of this,'"' cried old Cookson, "that  there are smugglers in Morag! Why,  Kir, even if there were���������������������������even if there  wore, I say!���������������������������what's the odds, by thunder; All's fair in love and war. This  i.s love, and strike me. to'gallants, that  lass o' vourn, enp'n, is the slipperiest  craft in the'whole fleet." This, as  Grizel swung gracefully past with Larkin. "A trim craft, sir, with a clean  pair o' heels, and a noble consort, by  thunder! A gentleman and an officer of  the king���������������������������Ood bless 'im!"  "The   way   o'   youth���������������������������the   way   o'  li! ______==. >!. >!!.!!! ��������������������������� f nll\r mil rum red- ..(irn.cr-.  blossom, who looked more liko a pig  than over in his best clothes. -'It's a'  vcry line, but change and decay il bring  wrinkles lo them a' and "  "Tut. tut!" protested the dominie,  turning, upon Grogblossom. "You  .speak, as the poet did, my friend, of the  rosos that to-morrow .will be dying, but  change and decay;do not'destroy the  sense of .'the' poet, '. first thought, ' Gulli-  or yo rosebuds while ye may.' .Life,  my fri(Tinl7:'"'"lr(r%adde:<i-nvitii,,Ja^|'afcrnai  smile upon Grogblossom, "is an experience. Wo live it but once, so that each  of its seven ages comes to us as a  novelty. Kven tho grave, from which  none has.'returned to speak, may be.  for all  wc  "That's  book laruin  caii toll,  another  novelty."  boiikiarnin', by thunder!-���������������������������  cried     Cookson. while  (iiogblossoui drifted away, shaking his  head. "Talkiii' o' experiences air novelties, sir, what you say is proved by  facts. I" know a man���������������������������bo'sun o* the old  Urgent���������������������������as was a-haulin' at tho gaskets  when a rope yavo way an' he fell'from  the mizzontreo straight to the chick.  Was !o killed? No. sir. ii)0 old Urgent  rolled on a sea and the man fell into  the ocean. Was 'e drowned? Xo, sir!  The next sea flung 'im with treo-niend-  yus force right aboard agin. That wave  hit the deck like a twolvc-pounclor dropped from tho peak. Was. *e crushed?  No, sir! That man loll into the belly  of the sail, like a babby into a feather  bed. Ancl any- man wot. says death  wouldn't be a novelty to that man is  either a liar or  no gentleman!"  Cookson's yarn was greeted with a  laugh, which sounded loader in the cessation of the music. 'Ben Larkin led  Grizel to a seat, and the coast-gun rd  treated ('.'apt a in Grant to a playful  poke in the ribs as the young couple  began what was apparently a very personal conversation.  Rmtiggle-erio seemed to pay no attention, but busied himself about the floor,  arranging the next dance; which was  that half-savage Highland romp���������������������������the  fichottischo. As it is properly danced  in Scotland, the partners face each  other, hands on hips, dance a few stops,  and trip off to thc left, a few more  steps and run to the right, then with  a "Hooch!" they fling themselves into  each   other's  arms   and   swing  around  up,  with such momentum-that the lady ������������������������������������������������������invariably  loses her footing.  But there was something extraordinary about this sohottischc... The'eyes  of a great number of .men were upon  .liiiiggie-crie. Ho suddenly looked  across the room at Giles Scrymegeour,  who nodded- his iiead with a mysterious  grin. The next moment the young sailor was. whispering- in-Blind Johnny's  ear. The old tiddler and his son tuned  while the dancers; got ready, all  ...sking, as usual, what the tunc was to  'to-'.: -:.������������������������������������������������������-..  ly Ben  Larkin gave a start, i'or it was  the tune that Iind'puzzled-him so often.  At  the   same   time   he   failed   to   hoar  Grizel 's-quiet voice; for close...by., hini a  gruff- voice  said incautiously ������������������������������������������������������and", with  a note of exuberance:  "That   means-the   morrin's   night!  Com e on, lads, kick up .yer heels!"    -!  Next moment the floor was swarming,  not only with couples, but v>v,th pairs  of.men, principally of the Thistle  ���������������������������-���������������������������.������������������������������������������������������'-The fiddles struck up, and .immediate-:  Down's crew, who romped ardund 'boisterously, humming' the /lively, air and  stamping their feet at tlio beginning of  every line.  Although .Larkin thought he perceived significance .in it all, there :was .nothing fo" the .'uninitiated more than the  usual horse-play,, of the lato dance,  when cheeks- arc -warm and hearts are  bright. 'Z      -'..".'  All at once Smuggle-erie's voice rang  out at tiie beginning of the verse:     ;  ���������������������������''Pease brose again, mither, pease-:brose  again!" ���������������������������:-������������������������������������������������������,.���������������������������.-���������������������������  And from'.' almost  every ; man  in  the  room  came.-the  response  in  a roar  of  delight and enthusiasm: .  .'' Y'o'.rf.ce'ci- me like a blackbird, and nie  :': ���������������������������   ver only-wean!"   /  "When d'oes the Thistle Down sail?"  Ben Larkin . suddenly asked, turning"to  Grizel.. ..':.' . '':':-';���������������������������" v  ��������������������������� .;���������������������������'_''To-morrow night,"  shc  replied  innocently.;- Z^Z::.Z-,ZZ-'-"'-. -V-:;;..''--::: ''::_.7::':V..:;"."A ���������������������������.;':���������������������������  ''Grizel, ye haven't given me a -dance-  yet," said Smuggle-eric, coming up.  "Is the 'admiral' to get them all'."  - "Certainly, I'll dance, Smuggle-eric,  It's you that have na asked mc," replied Grizel, with a toss of her head.  The two of them danced away into  tho crowd leaving Ben Larkin .with his  heart heavy, not"*because she had gone  off with his rival, but with a sense that  hc was being made a fool of���������������������������as if  missiles were flying around his head  from sonic unseen source.  lie looked over the great ro.om, and  presently his eyes fell upon Captain  John Grant and Giles Scrymegeour.  The two men were standing apart, and,  at a glance. Larkin was aware that they  The short distance to the gate of the  cottage with the flagstaff was passed  over in significant silence. Larkin had  only one thing to say, to the exclusion  of all others. He would have talked out  that one thing, but he felt that the time  ..was uupropithhis. What he had to say  had been all cut and dried in his mind,  lint the-incident of tlie last dance had  upset his calculations.  (To be continued)..  were  engaged   in  a  quiet  ment.  Thc big sea-master's face was as  black as a storm-cloud. His mouth was  set like a steel trap and his arms were  folded across his breast. Scrymegeour,  in order to whisper, was standing almost on tiptoe to reach the giant's ear,  and thc miser's ratlikc face was .Muck  forward in an insinuating manner.  Larkin saw Grant suddenly turn upon  his heel, say something decisive over  his shoulder, and walk out of the hall.  He  did  not  come  back.  "When the wild dance was over, the  smugglers���������������������������or, rather, thc crow of the  Thistle Down���������������������������melted away .also. Smuggie-erie. alone of that brotherhood, remained in the hall. Lie presently  brought Grizel back to her former partner, and surrendered her with a readiness that was a.s astonishing to Larkin  -,ts=\t���������������������������was^o-mehoWy=-d. appoio,t-iug=d__  Grizel.  The nut'brown lass, it may as well be  said truthfully, had not enjoyed her  evening as much as the old coast-guard  supposed. She had danced with the  handsome young officer to the exclusion  ol: nearly everyone except the Laird.  Even that social triumph had not. taken1  from her heart a bitterness which had  suddenly sprung up with,,'regard to  &atiggi.(LCJdcL__;_ilL-_J._I!._ _.������������������. x I_!������������������t ect Ui a t  she would have humbled her dared evil  lover to the dust. Iii her heart shc had  decided that, before the night wjis over,  she would have granted Smuggle-erie  tho forgiveness for his former'churlishness which she had fully expected he  would have asked.  Smugglo-erie, however, had apparently'played her at hor'own game. 'What  it had cost him she had no means of  knowing.' All she did know'-was that  ho had loft her, unprotested, in the  hands'of his rival, and,1 had seemingly  enjoyed himself in every dance, with  every other lass, j'.efore that night she  had never stopped to consider which of  tiie two lovers she preferred. Now she  know that she preferred one of them���������������������������  but. which?  A woman's heart, under such circumstances, is often-as much a mystery to  herself as it is to hor admirers. Sho  suddenly felt a dependence on Bon  Larkin, but the thought that such dependence was ITobson's choice, stung  her pride. When the lieutenant requested the honor of the next dance���������������������������  wit it ;i confidence that it would be  granted because if was the last���������������������������she  pettishly declined, and a few moments  later Hon Larkin saw her tripping with  the- laird.  But ho captured her at hist, when the  daneors wore dispersing. The harvest-  home itself was over, but, there was  something further in connection with  it that Ben Larkin had in mind. Mrs.  Martin, wlio should have been at the  celebration, was confined at home with  the "rheumatics.-''' as she put it, iind  the girl's .escort had been left to her  father and the host of other hisses who  would bo homeward bound for Morag.  Larkin, however, adroitly bore hcr olT  alone, determined to profit by his opportunity.  WHAT TO DO WITH ABDUL'S -.100  WIVES  HEN the deposed Sultan Abdul  llamid wen. into forced retirement at Salonica with twelve-  wives iind a retinue of servants only  a very small part ot his establishment  went wilh him. The government vaguely recognized.the residue as a liability  for which provision must be made. That  obligation has iioav been startingly recalled by a claim just sent to parliament for $920,000 for "wages due" to  7'JG persons.  This demand has aroused the legislators to the necessity for action. No  particular inquiry had ever been made  as to thc extent of thc ex-Sultan's entourage. There had been an exodus of  women, supposedly breaking up the  harem, ancl the household left was .assumed fo comprise about 200 persons,  none of them expensive. The number  who have come forward for pay is ns  astonishing as the amount of: money  they call for. It appears that these 7il*  comprise some iOO young women, thc  rest being men slaves ancl servants. The  list seems to bc authentic.  Confronted with the necessity of doing something, parliament has taken  the matter up. Tt has decided to separate the women from tho others and pension them at from .10 to $250 a year,  according to a'scheme of precedence to  be worked out. .Pensions will bc paid  for ten years and then cease. The others  must begin to look out for themselves  at once. No action has been taken on  the $920,000 claim.  The debates developed a great variety of views. Many members expressed  the opinion that these seven hundred  and odd people should forthwith be  turned out to earn their own living.  The answer was that self-respecting employers would not. give the girls anything to do.  .'It. w;is suggested by some that they  ought to bc married oil'. Others thought  that idea good, but no onc would undertake to provide husbands.  One member made a strong speech in  favor of shipping the 400 back to Albania and Arabia, where Abdul Ha mid  got them, his preference having always  been for the beauties of" these lands.  This scheme sounded plausible, aud  might have prevailed had not the report  of it that was sent out instant.lv provoked vigorous protest from the authorities of those, two countries, with stern  notice that the women would not be permitted to return. When the women left  their native places they did so to the  great financial gain of their families,  and even they were unwilling fo have  them back.  Tho case is morc serious than, it may  appear offhand. These inmates of the  Yildiz Kiosk estranged themselves from  all other contact when they became the  property of the Sultan. He could protect them while in power, but when he  fell they wore left not only defenceless  but their record bars them from outside  association.  Abdul Jl'amid could do nothing now  for.-them.il he._v_onl_d___an_d._no.doubt he  feels that he has troubles enough of his  own without assuming additional ones  on their account.  HOW STAMPS ARE GUMMED  OFFICIALS of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing at Washington aver that one of the most  delicate operations connected with the  manufacture of our postage stamps is  the gumming thereof,  --^--W'hen^the-sheefs^hiiv'e-been^pi'inted-  they are passed under a roller, from  whicli they receive a thin coaling of  gum, and then gradually over coils of  stenni pipes.until thoy aro dried. Much  care is exercised to get the layer, uni-  I'ormn on every part of the-surface,  The gum in the little vats, from  which it drops to lhe roller, is maintained at' ;u) even temperature' and thickness. Tests are frequently made of the  warmth.and humidity ol! the work-room.  But oven with the perfection of mo-  chnnical exactness, some allowance  must always "iie made for the season  of the year. For summer sale a slightly harder gum is used, because of the  trouble occasioned by the sticking together of stamps. In winter precaution aeainst the .cracking of the gummed surface through contraction .is necessary.    A third grade of the material  for other  seasons :"  ' "  "  "*������������������+������������������''-  mediate." ��������������������������� ���������������������������  'is known  as "inter-  Blind Marriage���������������������������The banns have been  published at Norwich (Bug.), of a blind  couple. 'J'he girl is an inmate of an institution for the blind in the city, aud  is able to do typewriting. Shc has also  been trained ns a messcuse, Tho man  enjoys a small pension, and lives with  his father, but is employed at tho institution  as ii  mat-maker.  THE    STRANGE    CASE    OF    LORD  KITCHENER  (From M. A. P.)  WHATEVER Mr. Halftone may say,  it is surely amazing that, of all  great, men   in   the British  Empire, Lord Kitchener should find himself  out of a job.  True, ho is now sixty���������������������������Napoleon and  Wellington were only forty-six when  they   met   at   Waterloo���������������������������but,  iu   these  days of peace, sixty is not old for a  general.  At King Edward's funeral, thc tall,  soldierly figure of Lord Kitchener, with  his square, swarthy countenance, attracted more notice than the eight mon-  arehs themselves who visited our Sovereign. Is it really true that Lord Kitchener, in his search for a job, has  considered aii offer to organize the Chinese army? The very idea adds terror  to "the Yellow Peril���������������������������a population of  four hundred millions, f ocusscd for war  by such an intellect!  Curiously enough, General Gordon,  who was "avenged" by Lord Kitchener  at Khartoum,-made his name in China,  where he suppressed the terrible Taeping rebellion. Like Lord Kitchener,  ho served his apprenticeship, surveying  lhe Holy Land.  ll'OAv did the present position come  about.' Wheu Lord Kitchener left India, two posts were open. .There".was  the "Vice-royalty of India, and there  was the Mediterranean command at  Malta.' India or Malta?���������������������������what a  choice! It reminds one of Napoleon���������������������������  Europe or Elba? Lord Kitchener was  not offered India, and ho declined Malta, whence followed the "impasse."  Let us be fair. To promote the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army to  thc post of Viceroy would havc been  unusual, and would have suggested a  military dictatorship. Nothing could  have been more abhorrent to the peaceful soul of Lord Morley. Besides, Lord  Kitchener was unmarried���������������������������a substantial disability.  Still, how could Lord Kitchener be  happy at Malia? Think how the Mediterranean Command originated. .It is  a long'but very instructive story.  In 1805, Sir Henry Campbell-"Banner-  man boldly retired tho Puke ol: Cambridge from tho post of Commander-in-  Chief. There were two reasons: Eirst,  his age; and, secondly, his Royal status,  which made administration very dilli-  cult.  A few years later the post of Coin-  inandcr-in-Chief���������������������������just the post for Lord  Kitchener���������������������������was itself abolished, instead, we have now the .Inspector-General, whose business it is to sec that  thc Army is complete to the last button. The first inspector-General was  the .Duke of Counaught.  Sec what followed. The Duke is, by  universal consent, a good soldier, thoroughly keen on his work. But then  he sulfcrs., jusfc as the Duke ot Cambridge suffered, from his Royal status.  An Under-Secretary cannot deal .with  the brother of the-Sovereign as if be  were an ordinary officer. Another opening had to be found i'or the Duke of  Connaughi.  Thc Mediterranean Command was  quickly evolved from Mr. Haldano's  fertile brain. The Duke set forth, played iit soldiers for a few months, watched the boats sailing by, grew tired of  interfering in other men's duties, resigned, and was created Governor-General of Canada!  Wheu Alalta. thus rendered .vacant,  was pressed upon Lord Kitchener, all  sorts of inducements were added. Jle  should have the right to inspect all  the Imperial forces in the King's Dominions beyond the Seas; he should  carry out Mr. Haldano's idea of one  standard of accoutrement in thc Colonies, so that all the scattered forces of  the Empire might work with the Home  Army in time "of war; he should have  a sc'at upon the Defence Committee.  No; Lord Kitchener would have none  of it. He threw up the Mediterranean  Command, and thc Government did not  further extend the invitation to thc  Defence Committee.  Again, let us bo fair. Thc whole of  Lord Kitchener's wonderful career has  been spent in the East. Lt is not quite  easy to sec what appointment at home  he would have accepted. There is the  Command in Ireland; but would not  J'jord Kitchener have resented .such a  suggestion? Besides, General .Lyttcltou  hn'..-hp.Rn-biirelv..a-V.oar_in,,.th__c_saddle^  Then take the Inspector-CiciieralslTipr  "How could Lord Kitchener succeed Sir  John  Erench,  his  subordinate?  Of course, the great outcry has arisen  because ��������������������������� Lord Kitchener has no seat  upon the Defence Committee. The matter lies exclusively with tho Prime Minister, which was Mr. Balfour's arrangement when he founded the Committee  in 1905. -:-;-:    "'        - :- ..:,:...  There is, undoubtedly, more in all  :this^than--ineet.s-the-eye.^--'ntiLhe_went  to India, the. career'of-Lord Kitchener  was an open volume for all to read,  His brain of "chilled-steel," his terrible indifference to all save the end  to be achieved, his hatred of waste,  and how in Egypt,he "drilled the black  man white ancl made the mummy fight."  ���������������������������it. was all common talk, even in the  music halls.  Afterwards���������������������������mystery!' The world  only know that Lord Kitchener soon  came to loggerheads with Lord Gurzon,  then Viceroy,-and that it was Lord  Cur/on who resigned. Then there was  :t shadowy scheme for re-organizing the  Indian forces���������������������������two regiments of Ghur-  kas were enrolled���������������������������transport was decentralized���������������������������native mountain- batteries  were developed; but what did it mean*  The very experts arc dumb.  Finally came that astonishing story  of a kind of promise made to Lord  Kitchener, that, if hc left India, he had  best take a return ticket, since he would  go back in another capacity���������������������������to wit,  as Viceroy. Exalted names���������������������������very exalted names���������������������������are associated with this  report.  Of course, if a war were to break out,  Lord Kitchener would at once take command, and no such command would have  been possible had hc taken the post of  Viceroy of India. Otherwise, there are  those who think that ho might become  Secretary of Stato for War in the next  Conservative  Cabinet.  Such an appointment would bc "political'"���������������������������that is, it would involve policy  in thc widest sense. Lord Roberts is an  apostle of compulsory military service.  Some pcople hint that Lord Kitchener  agrees with him. But would Mr. Balfour adopt so tremendous a proposal?  Thcso are some of the unplumbed depths  in thc strange case of our unemployed  Field-Marshal,  BIG GAME OF BRITISH SEAS.  IP the California coast there hvr  gigantic sea bass running up to  .four hundred pound-! in weight;  in the Gulf of Mexico that giant herring,  the silver-scaled tarpon, is found up lo  seven feet long and affords the" most  magnificent sport conceivable,������������������������������������������������������ Off Aden  anglers catch a sort of cod which fro  queutiy pulls the-scale at a couple of  hundred weight.  We have no such gigantic game as this  off British coasts. The average" sea  angler is content'with a few dozen whiting or codling or a score of mackerel  taken by "whiffing" with a hand line.  It* he is ambitious he goes out at night  long lining for conger eels, and may,  secure a few en: those writhing, slimy  sea snakes up to fifty or sixty pounds  in weight.  Vet lhc rn is be tier sport than this for  those who havo the time and energy to  pursue it. Off our rocky southern coast.:,  especially from .Plymouth Sound to  Land's l.nd, nre found pollack. Close  to tho shore you may catch them up to  a pound or two in weight, but a milo out,  in six or eight I'alnoius of wafer, far  larger fish swim.  Sand eels, mussels, or a pilchard cut  in half, form the best baits for thcso big  fellows, and using a six-toot sea-rod.  aud a reel with plenty of strong line,  great sport iseobtaiued. A seven-pound  fish is common, and they run up to fourteen  or fifteen.  When you hook a pollack ho always  makes a wild rush for thc weed at tho  bottom. .However strong the tackle, it  is smashed. Thc only way to catch a  pollack is to strike hard and reel in at  once. Off the Connomara. coast immense  twenty-pounders arc found. The strong  est, piauo-Avirc snoods are necessary for  dealing with these  powerful giants.  Tho gainest of all British sea fish is  the noble sea bass, a thick-shouldered,  silvery fellow, who figid.s like a salmon.  Bass are found on almost alt our coasts,  bufc au odd point aboufc thorn is that, in  dilfcrc-nt places duicrcnt baits must bo  used. Off Shoreham live sand eels are  the best bait; at Weymouth the has;?  prefer a strip of mackerel; while on  the Cornish coast half a pilchard is their  favorite tit-bit.  Torbay is ono of the best places for  bass fishing. Fishing off Brixham. a  gentleman took sixteen in an afternoon,  of which the largest, weighed eighteen  pounds and the smallest six. Bass aro  one of the few sea fish Which will rise  to a ily.  Few fish havc more different nicknames than the blue hornless dogfish,  commonly called the tope. Jt is known  as the Avhithouncl, penny dog, rig, and  miller's dog. Three years ago it wan.  found that thc tope's favorite haunt  was Hernc Bay, from lho pier to J*.cub"  ver.  The seiison for tope fishing begins at  the end of May, and the sport which thi.*.  big and unbeaufiful creature affords is  equal to that given by any other fish  in   Northern ��������������������������� seas.    He   fights  fiercely.  and as hc  to a lar .e size, is not  an easy fish to land. Unlike "most se&  fish, except thc bass, when hooked he  jumps clear oufc of the watcr, and 'it  often takes twenty minutes or half an  hour to hind a big one.  A few weeks ago a well-known sea.  fisherman caught live of thcso fish in  about three hours. The smallest weighed twenty-six pounds, the largest forty-  nine, aud the total bag was JS4 pound?.  He. hooked five others, two of which  broke his tackle and three got _. ay-before coming to the gaff, in spite of his  ugly appearance tho tope is by uo means  bad eating.  When we mentioned that we had no  fish in our waters to compare with the  California bass or the Florida tarpou,  we did not mean that there arc none,  here of equal size, bufc that we have  no game fish to match them.  Sturgeon are caught in North Sea ucts  wliich exceed in weight either of the  _HbF-i-_fft-d5"-7l"-i shr^T n=Fob r u a-r y-=l a sfe=  there was netted in thc North Sea a.  sturgeon whicli is believed to exceed  anything yet landed on our shores. The  creature was eleven feet four inches  long, five feet four inches in girth, and  sealed 735 pounds . It was taken in the  nets of the steam '.'trawler Rhodesia, tlu.  crew-of:-which had a stern fight with the  giant before they could secure it. It.  did enormous, damage to their nets.  _.__iV_c_ry_J_aj'gc__cpd are also found in IHrif-  ish waters. The fain oil a^naturalist,"  x'rank Buckland, has quoted ��������������������������� seventy  pounds as a record for cod, but two  years ago a cod was landed at Grimsby  which weighed no less than eighty-six  pounds. -"When'cleaned it weighed sixty-six pounds, it was fifty-two inches  iu length, and was taken on a long line.  CALEDONIAN CAUTION  My Flora  is a canny Scot���������������������������  Too canny, truth to tell���������������������������  Por though I'd have her share my lot.  She'll no commit. liCTsel'.  I said: "Will you my sweetheart be?'-'  She '.answered:  "Hoots!, You men!"  I pressed her: "Do yon care, for me?"  Shc said: "I dinna ken."  " What! Bon't you know your mind. " I  cried.  She said: "It's warm the day."  I asked her: "Will you be my bride?''  She said: "I couldna say."  "Come, lassie, shall it be this spring?"  Shc cried: "You're verra free."  "Then tell me, may I buy the ring?"  "Man! Please yourscl'," says she.  Before the chancel stops we stood,  St. Giles' Kirk intil:  The parson asked tne if I would;  Of course, T said: "I will."  But when it came to Flo's reply  Thc nearest that she'd go  Was just to murmur cautiously,  "T would na say I'll uo."  PICKED PARS  Pudding   and   Pye ��������������������������� A   restaurant-  keeper  named   Pye  prosecuted   a  man  at the London Sessions recently for obtaining pudding by fraud.  53:_  ii ,t>>  GREDEL'S RESOLVE;  Or, THE RAiSINQ Of ZWEIDORF.  resolve���������������������������he.-rt beating indeed tu-  multuously at the thought of her  lover's danger, gulps bravely  down a strong inclination to weep,  and speeds like a lapwing across to  thc town-hall upon leaving Caspar  Zimmermann's workshops. Has  not Martha declared that Caspar's  life may hang upon her promptness 1  that upon the jiimbleness of her  tongue and heels may rest-whether  she shall ever s-ee her lover again?  Woman, if she be true woman,  can mostly postpone her tears in  such case to more favorable opportunity. It were time enough to  sit down and cry when she has done  all she can think of to rescue her  sweetheart from the perils that  environ him.  Gredel finds Burgomaster Pas-  sauer deeply engaged in the' promulgation of petty orders for . the  better regulation of Zweidorf generally.    He listens with visible tre-  CHAPTEJt XI.-(Cont'd)  In good sooth it was about time  for when they opened (he chest,  Caspar Zimmermann lay an apparent corpse within-it. Pale, senseless, and with closed eyes, the  luckless carpenter had apparently  been suffocated in the prison his  hands had wrought;.  They dashed watcr in his face,  loosed his neckerchief, ancl raising  his head, turned it towards the  fresh summer breeze; but for somo  minutes Caspar lay prone and  motionless. .At last a flickering" of  the eyelids, a twitching of the  mouth, and a convulsive quivering  of the great limbs gave token of  returning animation. They forced  some potent spirit between the  white lips, and then with,two or  three wild gasps and a shiver of  his whole frame, Zimmermann's  well-nigh departed spirit again asserted itself. His eyes opened, ho I ���������������������������, ;��������������������������� , ,, . ,, . -  gazed    wildly    around    him,    and  ^f��������������������������� ^Qf'6 girl S vehemcnfc> lm:  ."Order the closing of all the  city gates, I entreat you," cried  Gredel, with tear-suffused eyes,  "If I am deceived in my conjecture  no gveat narm can come oi it, pax,  if Caspar is once spirited without  the town, ah! who, Herr Passauer  shall restore him to mc? It is I.  his betrothed, ask this at your  hands. 1 havc come to you" on  sufficient grounds, and I pray you  act promptly in this matter". On  me be the blame if my conjecture  be worthless, but let me implore  you to lose no time in ordering the  gates to be closed. On my knees  I crave this favor," and" Gredel  Sydow sank at the magistrate's feet  in the fervor of her appeal.  "Get up, child, get up!" cried  the burgomaster, "Some such practices have these gentry been accused of before. I will give order* afc  once. J. hat the .city gates-be closed,  and request the attendance of  Baron von .Hompesch he. e i_..reili  ately."  The  burgomaster was a man  of  timorous,   vascillating   disposition.  From the first he had disapproved  of the establishment  of the  Prussian recruiting party   in Zweidorf  but he had lacked resolution to refuse the necessary permission.      A  dangerous and    powerful neighbor  King Friedrich,    thought     Burgomaster Passauer,    and    our    liege  lord of Saxony was not likely to be  of much weight" in any quarrel wc  may have    with  him.      Safest    to  keep on    good terms    with    King  Friedrich, and trust that our citizens are wiser than to ta _c service  under him.   This affair looked like  one of * those   complications wliich  4he=burgomast.er-iwould^fain=_t^'_idri-  Although   hc spoke Gredel fair,  it was in a very   dilatory fashion  that hc issued  his orders' concerning the closing of the  city gates,  and with   some ��������������������������� misgiving'that he  ordered thafc the insolent Captain  von Hompesch should    lie brought  before    him.        That    officer    had  treated tlie council.with much contemptuous indi fference-in the affair  of Hans Klopstock, and llerr  Pas-  saucr ruther shuddered afc the idea  of once   more    coming    in   contact  with thai, haughty soldier.  Si ill, the   disappearance   of   so  well-known a    citizen    as    Caspar  Zinimcrmann   waa not  to  he overlooked.   Jt was not to be supposed  that Zweidorf���������������������������always    a tumultuous,    unruly    community ��������������������������� would  bear that quielly; more especially  when    the    .Rose    of Zweidorf,   as  Gredel was sometimes called, openly accused Von  Hompesch  and hi.s  men  of  being guilty    of foul  plav  concerning   Caspar.     The   worth,  burgomaster was    iu     ,. stato    of  great   trepidation.       On    ihe one  hand  the mob���������������������������and  mobs  in  those  days dealt out wild vengeful retribution afc short nutice to their rulers at times; on the other, the Prussian king, powerful,  near nt hand,  and  prompt to  resent outrage    to  his servants.    Never was  timorous  chief magistrate in. more awkward  ; predicament.     He   did what   such  rving" heads of communities  ,v do upon such occasions���������������������������-he  to stand  well with both par-  He   sent  a  private  note   to  feebly endeavored to sit up." But  the effort was more than he could  accomplish, and once more he fell  back nerveless and helpless. Another gulp of the .spirits which that  old buveur, Hoffmann, presented to  his lips, and he faltered forth,  "Where am I?"  ^ "On your    road to serve    King  Friedrich," answered the sergeant  with a low chuckle.    "In the hands  of those who know what is best for  you, and  vowed  so proper a  man  should never waste his life in plank  shearing..    Courage, my   son, you  shall never throw,away time again  in' the making of wooden surtouts  ..that fit thee so indifferently.    You  . are bound now to follow the. drjum  -and 'taste the intoxication of  military' renown!"    -  " "My God!" exclaimed thc luckless. Caspar.      "Gredel!    Gredel!  -what will become of thee."  - ;  "Bah ! Herr Zimmermann," cried  Hoffmann, "i' -faith, if you'll trust  an old soldier's judgment, shc will  mighty soon   console   herself.     A  fresh quarter, a fresh sweetheart,  is th������������������ rule of all who  follow  the  drum, and tho women,  bless their  bright eyes,  construe    the    axiom  ��������������������������� even more liberally than we do, and  deem ifc no great harm if they have  two at a time."  By this, Caspar's senses, had returned to him, and though still too  weak to offer any physical resistance, lie was capable- of remonstrance.  "Hen- Hoffmann," he said, "I  am here against my will. This is  kidnapping, trepanning of the  'grossest kind. If you set mc nofc  afc liberty forthwith, there will be a  heavy reckoning dcmaijdcd_ of you  "byrho counciHof~Zweid orf7'~^~~==  "That for Zweidorf and its council,"  retorted    Hoffmann,   with    a  snap   of  his  fingers.     "Poof!    my  friend, I risked    my neck 'in good  earnest to. bring   you   oufc of   the  city;    it's   little  likely  I'm   to   be  frightened  by threats of what the  thick-headed citizens can  do  now.  Forward again,  lads.    Never mind  - the chest here,-it's "served its turn:  You,  my  friend,  I think had best  ride, afc all events for the present."  At    a    signal    from    Hoffmann,  Caspar was    immediately pinioned  by the  soldiers,  and thc carpenter  having been again  placed    in  the  cart,    the    party    resumed    their  march.  The sergeant was a good practical  commander,    and    powerfully    im-"  pressed with the danger of loitering  on  the road.      Misadventure  from  Zweidorf,   the    thought,   should he  linger on    his    way,    and hanging  matter, little doubt of jt, for one  Sergeant Hoffmann,  should  he  bc  -overtaken by   a   party from   that  city.      Little wonder    he   pushed  strenuously on with small consideration for the legs of his men. The  soldiers too were quite aware that i  ifc behoved    them,  as fchey    valued!  their necks,   not to be overtaken.   I  A  couple of    hours  before noon '  next day, and tired,:foot-sore, and  ���������������������������weary, .-��������������������������� Hoffmann    and    his part-v,  Dmnca  escorting their victim still pinioned!   :.���������������������������'   ,.,.  in  the cart, entered    the    lines nfj^st  King    Fried) _ch\s  great camp    nfc ''ti-ied  Mulicli,  having accomplished  some ��������������������������� f;������������������������������������������������������  in th������������������ council-chamber, awaiting  the result of the burgomaster's  measures.  But there was another than Hcrr  Passauer taking   measures    in the  city just   now���������������������������measures, too, calculated to make thafc double-faced  magistrate stand  aghast with  dismay did he but know of them.   A  maenad   was    invoking   the democratic element he so-dreaded, and  the-   populace      were    responding  briskly to. her call.  I - Martha    Schurtz    made    ho idle  boast when  she declared  that she  might perchance raise   more rapid  investigation   of the    contents    of  that' mysterious chest than the constituted authorities.   The girl knew  the strong composition of that mob  elements,   so common  in ��������������������������� cities of  those paits, even more thoroughly:  than the   rulers who professed    to  control it.    Like her mistress, she  too sped quickly on her errand.  "Club   and     bludgeon, citizens,  club  and i,.udgeon,"  she cried, in  .shrill maenacuc tones, like a demoiselle Theroigne of later  times,   as  sho leaped upon a stall in the market-place.   "Hand to.the sword and  bolt to the gate, an you would not  have your men kidnapped from your  midst.    Bah !    I talk not to you,  drivelling cowards as ye are," she  exclaimed,     sneeringly   addressing  the men.    "You bow your necks to  the Prussian, and let him'pick you  for    slaughter Jike    bullocks at  a  fair.    'Tis the women of Zweidorf I  want.    When  our    lovers' courage  waxes faint, sweethearts, it is time  we women should know the stuff we  are made of.    Here is Caspar Zimmermann kidnapped from our midst  this  day,  as  Hans - Klopstock was  but a few weeks back. Not .clear of  the town  yet,   packed  in a chest  like a herring "in a cask, and who  will take upon himselfto close the  gates,   and  save  Caspar's liberty'?  Not the men, for they lack daring.  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These men, uh! they  act  by reason, that means in ten  days' time, but we women,"  cried  Martha, in    shrill   defiant    tones,  "we act    by    instinct,    and    that  means at once.    To the gates then,  oh! citizencsses,    and   see   not   a  mouse pass your ward till noon tomorrow."  Thero was no lack of men  amongst Martha's . audience, and  their cheeks flushed and their  brows darkened under the lash of  her pitiless tongue.  '''It is a foul shame on the council,  their sluggishness in this matter,"  cried  a sharp  wizened little  man,  whoso dress  denoted liim a  cobbler. ���������������������������         -���������������������������   answerable for   the   Hinter-Pforte.  Above all,   let not one   of   those  Prussians leave the city upon  any  pretext' whatever.     We'll     know  what's come of,   Caspar    Zimmermann before we have done.    "Up,  citizens,- up! when our rulers lack  energy, it behoves .us to.right ourselves.    This   wench  speaks  truly,  the women'will-cry shame on us if  we., submit longer    to  be trapped  like half-tamed deer, by the Prussian.    . The"   gates, ' citizens,  the  gates.    We'll give these myrmidons  of 'King Friedrich short shrift,   an  wo take them  red-handed in  such  treason.     Quick    away,   lads,   the  girl says right if: wc move not to  save our comrades, 'tis tneir -sweethearts    and    sisters    must    bestir  themselves.-Such disgrace wc could  ill stomach,  my masters.    To   the  g������������������tes,   then,   and   if    these:.gentry  have done us wrong, we'll not-_.sk-  the  council  to clear-the score  for  us.'  (To be continued.)  _���������������������������>   .  thirty miles in eighteen  hours,.    Of  a, surety thc stimulus    of a halter  develops the     eapa-  kbchind him,  bilities of a ��������������������������� man's  fulles*   ...tent.  CHAPTER XII.  the  egs    to  their  Gredel,   with heart   full of high  Von .Hompesch bidding him look to  his safety, and then despatched  orders lu close the gates, a..d bring  that coniuiuacious offender tu his  presence.  Of this    juggling    Gredel    knew  nothing.    She sat   still and silent  '''If. is a viler shame on the men  of Zweidorf," retorted Martha  sharply, "that their own hands  cannot right their wrongs. You'd  best go home, Johann Mulhaussen,"  she continued, addressing the  speaker. ;Tis your wife lies in  more danger from thc Prussian  crimpers than you, and 'fore  George,, she'd give-tnoni more Iron-'  ble, to boot."  A burst of laughter from- the  mob greeted Martha's speech, for  (hc cobbler's wife was a very ama-  zon in stature, and noted for hcr  shrewish temper.  Suddenly a tall swart young  fellow pushed his way lu the front,  and confronting Martha exclaimed  roughly,��������������������������� '  "Curb that gibing tongue of  thine for an instant, Martha, and  answer ine in. good faith.*-do you  deem Caspar Zimmermann ha.s been  foully dealt with."  "I do," rejoined Martha, "and  hold, moreover, that could you  but gel the city gates closed at once  you would save hiin, and might  judge ft ir yourselves of the treachery uf these Prussians. Max Bauer,  you can raise the lads of the north  quarter by lifting your finger. Do  it, ;>nd that right quici<ly. If I.  speak without warrant, you know  well unon whom' to wreak vour  wrath."  "The girl speaks fair," cried  Max. as he sprang lightly to her  side. "Suspicion of this kidnapping has been current too long. The  council doze when they should be  doing. Hem rich, raise the pcople  as you go along, and look you to  the east gate. Karl, take you the  west, and see that nothing pass  either in or out without slri-t investigation.    For  me,    I. wi!'    !>������������������'���������������������������������������������  MEATS.'  German Chop Suey.��������������������������� Two pounds  hamburger, irv a nice brown, three  onions, one-half box of noodles, one  smal _=b unch^af^cc"l'eTT^ho"pped=irp"  in small pieces, one can 'tomatoes,  salt ancl pepper;  boil  one hour.  Mock Roast.���������������������������One cup of beans,  boiled and mashed :. one cup of  peas,  boiled and mashed; one cup  of  finely  chopped    peanuts or pecans, one cup of dry brcad crumbs.  Moisten   the. bread   crumbs   with  water and,  mix    with the, mashed  peas, beans, and nuts.   Season with  salt, pepper and onion juice.    Put  into a-buttered-baking dish, cover-  with a cup of rich cream and bako  about an hour and a half.    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Heading Notices and Locals: 10c a line.  OCTOBER 27. 1910  GREEN FIELDS FAR AWAY  Last week Enderby was visited by  two real estate agents from Vancouver. They were offering for sale lots  in North Vancouver, "near where the  bridge is going to be built across the  Second Narrows." These real estate  men had the best thing going in Vancouver���������������������������a safe, sure investment���������������������������property which was sure to double in  value in a year or two���������������������������a thing that  could not fail.  They were prepared to sell these  lots at ..300 each���������������������������?10 to-day, $15 at  the time the papers are returned, and  the balance extending over a period  of years.  We were    approached by these real  estate men.   But we did not buy any  Vancouver real   estate,  first because  we did not have   $10, second because  we did not know   where the $15 was  to come   from,   and   thirdly because  we did not want to.    .While we have  no desire   to   discount    the glowing  stories of real   estate values in Vancouver,   we are   satisfied to put our  money into   Enderby   real estate.   It  is safe, and the values have not been  inflated, and are not based upon what  is to happen sometime in the future.  But even if Enderby real estate did  not offer good inducements   we should  ponder a long while before investing  in the real estate   that these agents  are travelling   over   the province to  dispose of.   We believe there are several    thousand    people in   Vancouver  with the money   in   their pockets to  pick up real   estate   "snaps" of the  right kind.    We   believe they are as  capable of knowing a good thing as  we arc.       We   believe    if   this is as  good a thing as was claimed for^ it,  these men, and   others of their type,  would  not have to travel away from  Vancouver to sell  it.     If Vancouver  people do not want to pick up these  "snaps" we feel quite justified in asking to be excused.  Why should wc of the Okanagan  put our money into property in Vancouver that Vancouver people do not  want ? The fact is, Vancouver men  of money and foresight, are sending  their money into the Okanagan to invest in land. If the Okanagan looks  good to Vancouver men, it ought to  be good enough for the man with  money to invest at home. Don't you  think so ?  "At the C.P.R. hotel at Sicamous,  Okanagan fruits figure on the bill-of-  fare, and the sample which was  served to me was a slander on the  Valley. It would; have been very  much better to have left Okanagan  out of the bill-of-fare entirely than to  associate it with the miserable stuff  served up to travellers under that  name.  "Travellers passing through the  country naturally form their impressions and base their judgment of its  products by those with which they  come in contact. If they meet with  poor stuff they naturally can say  nothing good about it, and there is  little doubt that the fallacy which  lias been widely published, that Okanagan apples are inferior to Ontario  fruit has had its origin in the miserable stuff with which travellers  have been served in British Columbia  hotels.  "Okanagan hotels, in fact all hotels  in all parts of the province, would he  doing their districts an inestimable  service by seeing to it that only the  best products of their district were  served on their tables. By making a  little effort in this direction they  could establish not only a profitable  reputation for themselves but for  their districts.  "Of course Okanagan hotels are not  the only sinners in this respect. You  will get the poorest beef-steak on-the  prairies where beef is raised and  shipped in trainloads to Europe.  Often the poorest bread will be  found in the country hotels of Manitoba. In Vancouver the fish served  in hotels and restaurants is not always above suspicion���������������������������and so it goes.  There seems to be a shyness or an indifference to procuring what is best  and easy to get of the products of  their own district by hotels.  MARA APPLES ON DISPLAY  Chas. W. Little placed on display  in Vernon last week some Wealthy,  apples which surprised even those of  Vernon accustomed to handling good  fruit. The apples were grown in his  orchard at Mara. They were very  fancy, and attracted large numbers  of passers-by, who did not know before that such fruit could be raised  in the northern end of the Valley.  Mr. Little has made a study of the  apple possibilities of this section. As  a result of this study, he is convinced  that there are at least three varieties  of apples which the Northern Okanagan can excel in. They are the John-  athans, Wealthies and Mcintosh Reds  and he intends to reduce his commercial orchard to these varieties as  rapidly as he is in a position to  make the change.  Mr. Little states that there is a  flood of enquiries coming in for information relative to the possibilities  of the district.  NEW  Vernon's Board of Trade now has a  membership of 106, Mr. Geo. Heggie  being the last to be admitted. The  Vernon   Board    is    doing good work  VANCOUVER APPLE SHOW  A CRYING    SHAME  "Bruce" McConnell visited the Okanagan last week. He saw many nice  things in tlie development of thc Vallcy, and on the whole, the impression he formed was vcry favorable.  But there was one thing which displeased him greatly. This is what  he says about it in his last letter to  his paper:  "Speaking    of    advertising,    I  am  constrained  to    make a few remarks  on this subject.     They apply  to the  hotels  in    the    Okanagan  itself.   Although this is    the zenith of the apple   harvest   and    both   apples    and  pears are at their best, yet on not a  single hotel  table in  the Valley havc  we met with fruit that was lit to eat  yet alone fit   to    maintain the great  reputation of    that   vallcy for these  fruits.   On the tables when fruit was  to be had at all  were mere culls, or  wind-falls, ill-colored, ill-flavored and  tough.       A traveller    who    did   not  visit the packing houses or orchards  of the district    would  certainly form  a   very  poor   opinion    of    Okanagan  fruit if he   judged    it all by the few  miserable specimens    which he would  meet with in   the    Okanagan hotels.  And  the same thing may be said of  vegetables.     In a land teeming with  garden  products,    where hundreds of  acres of tomatoes.are ripening in the  fields none   are    ever seen upon  the  table of the Okanagan hotels. Canned  peas, string beans and corn in a district where these vegetables are said  to mature   with   a    peerless    flavor,  were regular items on the bill of fare.  A letter from the secretary, states  that there have already been eighteen  entries in .the carload class, for the  Canadian Apple Show. This is five  carloads more than were ever exhibited heretofore at any national or international apple show or world's  exposition. Records of previous apple shows indicate that for every entry in the carload class there was a  half carload for all other exhibits of  the show. At this rate Canada's first  National Apple Show will have fully  25 carloads.  Of the five carloads going from the  Okanagan Valley, only one will be  a straight-variety car. This will be  sent from Kelowna, and will be of  Jonathans. The others will be in the  mixed-variety class.  We are in receipt of a shipment of the very best to  be had. - Perfumed and  non-perfumed. For the  bath, the nursery and the  wash-stand.     All prices.  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  ClilT St. ' Enderby  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  Plans-and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid Roofiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to any size.  1 represent S. C. Smith Co,, of  Vernon. Enderby.  Private  Livery  Rubber-tired Single and Double  rigs; stylish drivers; new harness; everything up-to-date and  well-kept. When you wish a rig  for a Sunday drive, speak for it  early, as my finest_ turn-outs are  usually spoken form advance.  A. L. Matthews  Cliff Street Enderby  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Enderby, B. C.  Contractors & Builders  Estimates Furnished and Work Guaranteed  You will buy "The Traveller" shoe this  year because you will hear about it-hear it'  often���������������������������hear of it from the makers, and they  know everything that is in it, from the last  touch of the outsole to the top of the uppers.  You will hear of it from the dealer, and he knows  "The Traveller" shoe from what his customers  tell him, and you'll buy it again because your  own judgment will tell you it's a different shoe  ���������������������������a better shoe-a shoe that not only fits, but  always stays fitted, because the unseen parts  are built on honor���������������������������there is no "sham" in  '' The Traveller'' shoe.   Remember they'll fit-  we have a last for most everybody.  ASK YOUR DEALER FOR AMES-HOLDEN SHOES.  <>0000<__<XK><K_KK____<K. OOCH QCK>O_<>CK><_CK>_-0--CK>^^  Hair Goods  Silk Blouses  Silk    Blouse Ends  Ladies' Collars  Ladies' Ties  I Ladies' Belts & Fancy Goods |  The Latest in the Different Lines  We cordially ask the Ladies to call and examine  these goods  <>+5><>+<>+_~fo+<_^ ���������������������������  Our Men's Suits  I Are the latest in Men's Wear���������������������������neat, stylish and nobby. I  I You will miss it if you pass these up when open to buy I  OUR RUBBER STOCK is very  complete,   both ing  Lumberman's and fine. I  <8>  |SHOE PAGKS-Something needed  these wet days.!  Waterproof, and better for the feet than rubber     1  ��������������������������� -��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ,������������������������������������������������������--_.���������������������������-���������������������������, .       _q  STANSFIELD UNDERWEAR.   A large stock on hand.    It is undoubtedly the best underwear |  made���������������������������once tried will always be worn.  Our Grocery Department  Is complete with Fancy and Staple Groceries.-    Our prices are  right.   A call solicited.  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Leaders in General Merchandise and Supplies  (.  (S)  (_  RESERVE SEATS FOR NOV. 18  When William Yule, Violet Eddy  and their supporting company of  Shakespearean players appear in the  K. P. Hall on the evening of Nov. 18,  in the ideal comedy, "Twelfth Night"  theatre goers of Enderby will see  probably the most elaborate and  ^complete^scenic^production^ever-^-puk  on the stage in this section. Manager C. P. Walker has furnished with  a lavish hand an equipment sufficient  to supply five acts, divided into sixteen scenes. Every inch of scenery,  every piece of furniture, every platform and stage brace is carried by  the company, together with special  lighting effects. The scenery has been  built especially for this territory and  can be adjusted to any stage. The  sale of seats for this production will  be opened at A. Reeves Drug Store,  on Thursday, Nov. 10th.  PROFESSIONAL  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon, 11 to 12  Afternoon, 4 to 5  Evening, 7 to 8  Sunday, by appointment  Office: Cor. Cliff and George Ste. ENDERBY  Wr  E.J3ANTQN.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block. Enderby,B.C.  SECRET SOCIETIES  1  ORDER IN COUNCIL  At the Evecutive Council Chamber, Victoria,  Tuesday, the 23rd day of August. 1910. Present: His Honor The Lieutenant-Governor in  Council.  On the recommendation of thc Honorable the  Attorney-General and under the provisions of 61  Victoria, chapter 24,1898, the "Game Protection  Act", and Amendment Acts,  His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor of British  Columbia, by snd with the advico of his Executive  Council, doth order as follows:���������������������������  That the regulation underthe said Act made  by Order in Council No. 664, dated August, 3, 1910  provided that the "disabilities ns to to the shooting,  of the Columbia Sharp-Tailed Grouse, commonly  known as 'Prairie Chicken', shall be removed  throughout the Province from the first day of  October, .910, to the 31st day of October, ������������������������������������������������������ 1910  both days inclusive," be and is hereby amended by  inserting after the word 'Province', therein, th'e  words 'except in the Yale, Kamloopa and Okanagan Electoral Districts'.  HENRY ESSON YOUNG,  Clerk, Executive Council.  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing; and Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles R������������������pared  Rear Evans Blk Enderby  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby  Regular  Lodge    No.   40  meeting!     firet  FRED. H. BARNES  W. M.  Thursday on or after tke  full moon at 8 p. m. In Oddfellows Hall. Vision*  brethren cordially invited.  J. C. METCALF  Secretary  I.O.O.F.        Eureka Lodge, No. SO  Meets evcry Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. O.  O. F. hall, Metcalf block. Visiting brothers always welcome. J. A. McMorland, N. G., A.  Reeves, Sec'y, E. J. Mack, Treas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K.of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Viaitora cordially invited to attend.  J. N. GRANT,, C.<  C. E. STRICKLAND. K.R.I  R. J..COLTART, M.F.  K. of P. Hall is the only hall in Enderby suitable  for public entertainments.    For ratea, etc, apply  to- R. Fi JOHNSTONE, M. E., Enderby  O FOR A FIELD OF MURPHIES !  A potato famine is staring the East  in the face. They are now quoted at  90 cents a bushel at Winnipeg, and  there isn't much prospect of the price  being any lower this fall or winter.  Seventy-five cents a- bushel for .ten  bushel lots is the utmost concession  the growers will make. /^  Thursday,   October 27, 1910  ''  '  KOOTENAY  STEEL RANGE  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Nine-Tentfis of lhe Ranges Sold Are  KOOTENAYS  WHY?  (1) Because they are the very best  that Human ingenuity and good material can produce.  (2) Because,, they are sold at a  price that is no higher than is asked  for other steel ranges that are not  nearly so conveniently got up AND  WILL NOT LAST ONE-HALF AS  LONG.  If you buy one and are not satisfied with it after using it for one  month, we will exchange it for any  range made in Canada, and allow  you the full price paid for it.  For further particulars about the  KOOTENAY, ask your neighbors.  They have one.  Prices from $37 to $68, according to  size.  Heating Stoves  From $3 to $25  We have a large stock of  Sleigh  sand  Cutters  of every sort due to arrive about  November 1st. . We can give you  prices on this line that cannot be  equalled in the Okanagan.  OUR LINE OF '-  Loggers' and Mechanics' \  Tools and Builders'  Hardware  is  Complete  Sherwin-Williams  Paints, Oils and Varnishes  Up north of the International boundary line    something very like a revolution is    in   progress.   And it is  none the less revolutionary because it  lacks the noise and fury which accompany the    spinning    of   the  squirrel  cage far to the south.   Very quietly  and with    a certain grim   determination the people   of Canada are moving steadily forward on new���������������������������and in  some cases���������������������������startling lines.     To the  radical the Canadian policy of public  ownership and control may serve as  a hope   and   inspiration; to the conservative as a warning and menace;  but to every   man   of intelligence it  must be a matter of keen interest.  Putting into practical use many of  the teachings of. the Socialists, they  utterly deny any sympathy with Socialism.      Adopting,   as do some of  their large cities/ the single tax on  land values, they declare they are no  disciple's of Henry George.   Boasting  themselves   a   pure    democracy,  and  recognizing the voice of the people as  the supreme law, they swear willing  allegiance to King George of England  ��������������������������� And all    these    apparent  inconsistencies only add to the compelling interest which must always attach to  the spectacle of  a new empire in the  making..  Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba,  a* thriving, city of-one: hundred  and  fifty    thousand   people,    nearly four  hundred miles   north of.St..Paul, is  one of the leaders   in. the new movement for making   the government of  more direct and general service to all  the people.   For   years   the city has  owned and operated its water works  plant, "street   lighting system, municipal     stone ��������������������������� quarries ���������������������������   and���������������������������unique  among the cities   of - America���������������������������an asphalt plant   where,  the material for  laying and repairing the street pavements is produced. ^ Now, taking another great step forward'; Winnipeg is  approaching    the ��������������������������� completion _ of   a  great    hydro-electric     power    plant,  publicly owned,'   and capable of producing a maximum bf_ sixty thousand  horserpower per year. '   ��������������������������� ���������������������������  The plant is being built and will  be- completed next spring at Point  Du Bois, sixty ' miles from the city,  where the Winnipeg river drops over  a fall of thirty-three feet. The city  has   purchased   a    right-of-way    one  leading to it are now under-construction. For the purpose of securing funds for the building of the dam  power plant and '-���������������������������transmission lines,  forty year city bonds were sold in  London to the amount of $3,250,000.  ���������������������������From "New Experiments in Democracy," in the Technical World Magazine for November.  Canada Teaching Uncle Sam f J_1gy*a'aa^^  Something About Democracy  TEACHING THEM TO BANK  Vancouver children are being taught  to save their nickles and dimes  through a banking organization in  charge of the principals of the various public schools. This system has  been in existence for two years and  has met with considerable guccess.  A certain   day - of   the week is appointed as banking day, upon  which  the   children   hand   their savings* to  their respective teachers.    Each child  has a card    on    which the money is  entered   up.   The   teacher also has a  book in which   she opens an account  with  each  depositor.   The aggregate  sum is handed by each, teacher to the  principal, who deposits the money in  one of the city banks.   When the deposits of a   pupil   reach the sum of  one   dollar   the    principal   issues   a  check   against   his   own account  in  favor of the pupil, who then becomes  the possessor -of.   a bank account in  his or her ".own name.  Many of the pupils since this banking system was" commenced have  saved as much as twenty or thirty  dollars. The. story ' is told of one  small boy who-held five cents on deposit for two terms and finally withdrew the. sum.���������������������������Vancouver"- Province.  ACQUITTED OF MURDEBL CHARGE  Piping Hot Water Always Ready  for every occasion, with the' Kootenay Steel Range  without "driving" the fire or wasting fuel. The  generous firebox is built so that the water heats very  rapidly as it passes through the water front, and  gives a plentiful supply.' One bath usually empties  the boiler heated by an ordinary range with the  result that the rest of the family must wait for more  water to heat. Not so with the boiler attached to  the water front of a  We solicit your enquiries for prices  and .other information.  Walker and .Chinley, the men tried  at the Vernon assizes for. the brutal  murder of ah Indian woman at Clinton, were acquitted, last. Fridayf The  first trial of these men resulted in a  verdict of guilty, and the men- were  sentenced to be hanged. A new trial  was granted by the Minister of Justice. In the' second" trial the jury  disagreed, and the case was" sent'to*  Vernon for re-hearing, with the result  above stated. The murder mas committed in a drunken brawl. A white  man and an Indian made the husband  of a squaw   drunk,   and   walked the  Steel Rang-e  because the Kootenay never fails to heat as much  water as is required and as fast as it is used.-  The *  nearest McClary Agent will make clear to you the  reasons why. you ought to own' a Kootenay.       .- 5a  London.    Toronto^    Montreal. - Winnipeg,   -Vancouver. \ St. John. K.B., : Hamilton.    CaxZ3tJ  For Sale by A, FULTON. Enderbv  hnnr.rA.1 on_ ������������������_.. r~ +     ���������������������������_,        _     ��������������������������� ������������������_u. .    uiu__,   ana   walked the  S_l!-__. ____ _T. S.,rty ������������������-" to ��������������������������� ->u_e_-.p.t,  _... _���������������������������e  We     do     Tinsmithing,-  Heating and Roofing.  Plumbing,  A. Fulton  miles' lbng leading direct to the plant  It has,also purchased a quantity of  land lying just" outside the city limits, and at present undeveloped,which  will be held for future sale to manufacturers at a cost not to exceed two  hundred dollars an acre. This land  is located where all railway.facilities  was found the following morning in  a precarious condition from a wound  of the "Jack the Ripper" type. She  died a few days later.  License holders and householders desiring to have their names placed on  the City    Voter's   List for 1911, are  hereby reminded that it is necessary  are   available;   .and     improvements Jl0, the?? to reSister at the City Hall  ��������������������������� before the end of the present month  Hardware, Tin & Plumbing  Establishment.    Enderby  If you want to  Buy, Sellor  Trade  A   FARM  A   FRUIT   LOT  A   HOUSE  A   BUSINESS   LOT  or A   BUSINESS  I have them at Mara, Enderby,  Vernon, Victoria, Vancouver,  Winnipeg, or elsewhere. Write  to me.     My new list is ready.  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard Mara, B. C  Enderby Representative���������������������������   ANOR L.   MATTHEWS.  FiHaofc  ^   ffom Endfbv      :fhneMe;iCUlt^ral land' Bituated onc ������������������* one-half miles .  from Enderby, with good river front; all level, and would as a whole  make an ideal mixed farm, havinglands   suitable   for   fruit,   large and  Will ^ _ graiD' hay aDd Vegetable9-   Thirteen acres slashed,  win sell on easy terms. . - _ -  EIGHTEEN BLOCKS of land of one or two   acres   each.   In the choicest  residential portion of city; situate conveniently   for  school and busi-.  S'tetmsare ChaDCC t0 8eCUre a he*lthy "ite   f������������������r   * h0me' on ���������������������������*>n-  For further particulars and list of properties, apply to-  H. W. HARVEY  IN   THE   CHURCHES  fJHURCH OF ENGLAND. St. George's Church.  ^ Enderby���������������������������Service everySunday 8a.m., 11a.m.  and 7.30 p.m. LATE celebration of Holy Communion 1st Sunday in month at 11 a.m. Sunday  School at 10 a.m. N. Enderby Service at 3.15 p.  m., 2nd Sunday in' month. Hullcar-Service at 3  p.m. 4th Sunday in month. Mara-Service at 3 p.  m. 1st and 3rd Sundays in month. Regular meeting of St. George's Guild last Friday in month at  3 p.m. in St: George's Hall. Rev. John Leech-  Porter, Vicar.  ���������������������������METHODIST CHURCH���������������������������Service; Sunday 7:30  ���������������������������"���������������������������*��������������������������� p. m. Junior Epworth League, Tuesday 8 p.  "-    Prayer Meeting, Thursday 8 p. m.   Sunday  Why not live %n the Mild Sunny Climate of the Okanagan  where one- can make such large profits from  a few acres of Orchard ?  This is one of the most favored spot, on earth, where fortunes are being  made ,n a des.ra b le occupation and under the moat ideal conditions  CARLIN ORCHARDS   ]  rs.r_;T���������������������������ir,LL-rvX.B"'b' ���������������������������* * mm������������������������������������������������������'  _ The soil is mellow, deep and very fertile."  ^i^n^Sj1"' CarI!n 0rC*";d3 i8 ���������������������������������������������*   iB -������������������-������������������-  pJr^llZ^^^^^ PHCe in thC market ofB-Candthe  .       _ J," . u n������������������r8 ������������������f CnrI'*n 0rchnrd������������������' a "Ionization company, are determined  to settle this portion of their holdings at once. "trminee.  For this reason wc are able to offer 10 to 20 acre blocks at a price that ean  never bedublicated in British Columbia, "  Exceptionally easy terms are given as a special inducement to the settler.  The Land can be made to PA Y FOR ITSELF  Price, $110 to $125 per acre.Tcnns- u ������������������*    _____ Balance, 1,2 and 3 years  Real Estate and Insurance Agent   \  ^S&fflrtSgSg^^ *>������������������ ***** Insurance Co=  ^The"  ENDERBY  GRINDROD  Hazelmere Poultry Ranch  White Holland Turkeys      -              - -       _ '_-  Toulouse Geese  White and Partridge Wyandottes  Send for my mating list giving all the information of mywinnings.  ��������������������������� My Partridge Wyandottes are the best on the Pacific Coast.  N. B.-A few S. C. White Leghorns  and  White Wyandotte cockerels  for sale, from same strains as my winners.   Prices on application.  Enderby, B. C.  I MRS. WADDELL, Prop.  $U5for Land cleared and ready for cultivation.  Thia is an exceptional opportunity which we urge you to investigate  pamphlet,   P.  ROGERS, BLACK & McALPINE,  Write us for illustaated  Selling Agents  524 Pender St., W.,Vancouver.  School, 2:30 p. m.  C.'F.CONNOR, Pastor.  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-Sunday School,  A 2:30 p.m.: Church service. 11 a. m.; Young  People's meeting, Wednesday, 8 p.m.  D. CAMPBELL, Pastor.  MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Insurance policy in the Royal Insurance Co.  of Liverpool, Eng,, is a valuable asset.     A plain  straightforward contract, leaving no room for  doubt as to its value.  Th. pi!T^������������������������������������r & London & Globe Im- Co.  n_th_TIX r.nsu!_ance Co- ������������������f London.  British America Assurance Co.  Thel-nd-nT?000' ���������������������������y���������������������������_ ������������������������������������X (Li^ dept)  ine London & Lancashire Guarantee &  Accident Co., of Canada.      .  BELL BLOCK, ENDERBY  LOANS  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to��������������������������� '  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.       VERNON, B.C.  ENDERBY   BRICK  THE BEST BRICK IN THE PROVINCE.  Specified in C. P. R. contract for facing Revelstoke Station. A large stock now  on hand. Reasonable prices for large 0r 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 IHE QUEER'S HOUSEHOLD  WOa'ffN   AVHO   OCCUPY POSTS  OF HON Oil IN IT.  Du(ics oi! the Eight   Ladies Who  Fill tin. High and Honorable  Positions.  The ladies of Queen. Mary's  household are divided into four  classes. First- come the mistress  of thc robes, then tho ladies of the  ' bedchamber, usually styled ladies  in waiting, women of the bedchamber and maids of honor. Queen  Victoria as a reigning sovereign  had eight ladies  of each   class in  ������������������������������������������������������ hcr household, says the Gentlewoman.  The number retained by a queen  consort, however, varies according  t-o her pleasure- and convenience.  Queen Mary has ab present in her  eorvico one lady in waiting, three  etxra ladies in waiting and four  women of the bedchamber. Maids  of honor had nofc been appointed  afc the time of writing.  The office of mistress of the robes  to a queen regnant is a political  ono and changes with the Government; bufc that of a queen consort  is in her own gift and may be held  for an indefinite period. The mistress of fche robes must; always bo a  duchess, whereas in case of a queen  consort a widowed duchess may be  appointed if more convenient.  MISTRESS OF THE ROBES.  The duties of a mistress of thc  robes are limited to State occasion. This high official is in the  royal suite afc courts, palace balls  and afc the meeting of Parliament.  Afc such times sho stands behind  tho Queen, and she walks behind  her royal mistress in. any state procession. Also when a procession  drives through the streets the car-  riago in wliich she is seated follows  next after the state carriage of thc  When the courfc is afc Windsor a  maid of honor resides at the castle  .and is in rather close attendance.  One graceful duty is to hand a  bouquet of flowers to her royal  mistress when fche state procession  passes on its way to the dining  room.  Maids of honor receive much  kindness from their royal lady, but  a few wise rules arc made which  needless to say, are carefully respected. "Picture" hats and an  outre- style of dress is nofc allowed, and a maid of honor while on  duty may nofc play cards for money  or go out alone on foot in the  streets of London. She must cither bo accompanied by a friend or  by some sort of duenna.  A maid of honor  is expected to  SCIENCE NOTES.  sovereigns.  Hcr duties arc many at fche time  of a coronation, and during thc  ceremony she is in close attendance  on hcr royal lady. When their Majesties arc in London'a mistress of  the robes resides in her own house  and is conveyed to and from the  scene of her duties in one of the  royal carriages. Bub if thc court  is afc Windsor she remains under  tho  roof of Windsor Casfcle.  The Duchess of Devonshire,  who  has  been chosen to fill    this  high  post, is the elder daughter of Lord  and Lady Lansdowne.    Sho is tall  and   fair    and    dignified,   fond   of  home life and a devoted mother to  her  seven  children.     She  has the  grand manner and will no doubt bo  one of our leading hostesses ; but on  account, of    mourning    Devonshire  House  has  nofc   as yefc under hcr  reign  been  the scene  of any  society entertainments.  A LADY OF THE BEDCHAMBER  to either- a Queen Regent or a  Queen Consort must be a peeress.  .Her     "wait"   varies    from    three  be clever and accomplisheo. She  must be a good linguist, talk well  and be a practised reader aloud.  Also sho should be bright, quick  and obliging and possess that politeness of __ ngs���������������������������punctuality. It  is also assumed that her lips will  be sealed as regards the private affairs of royalty and the ways and  manners of the household.  If a maid of honor chances to be  a peer's   daughter   she    of course  bears   the courtesy  title of   "honorable," but if not she is invested  with  that  style and title immediately  after her appointment.  And  this she    bears    for life,   whether  single or married. And she receives  a badge  of office, which takes thc  form of a miniature of the  QUEEN SET IN DIAMONDS.  In everyday life this can be worn  as  wished,  but when its  owner is  in waiting it must be attached to  the left side of the bodice and used  as  a decoration.    And  the badge-  is retained for life  and  nofc given  up   on  marriage   or   when   leaving  the royal service.   Thc office if maid  of honor is highly esteemed,   as it-  gives much social status and in the  end often leads to a successful mar-  ===^=-._-k_Qo_i^t_____^iiu_^u___o.rdni_r_..to_the_.r-     * \ _    -_   ���������������������������_- __  n,        . -^       ".    i���������������������������ry, rbord _Vrra-nHbad-\���������������������������I_iSther-=  Queen, s convenience.   And whether  T    -,   c<  .- i "cm        <v  i     ���������������������������      .  i , ���������������������������     ,-      i       Lady Salisbury.   Shc sufl<  Bhe is at her own home in London   ���������������������������      J        n  ,   ���������������������������     4*       . .  or .staying afc Windsor Castle she  must always hold herself in readiness and consider hcr time as entirely at hcr royal lady's disposal.  She would be in attendance on the  Queen afc balls, dinners, weddings  ur any other formal entertainment  and of..course at all stale ceremonials.  Extra ladies of the bedchamber  are- appointed according to the  royal pleasure, but- they have no |  salary and nu fixed "waits" in attendance, Ladies who take oQice  as women of the bedchamber must  havo rank, Imt Ihey need nofc be  peeresses. Their ���������������������������'waits" aro arranged in the same way as those of  ladies in  wailing.  Maids of honor aro usually the  ladies youngest, in age in the  Queen's household. They must be  either the daughters of viscounts  or barons, or else the granddaugh-  Queen Mary has appointed Lady  Shaftesbury as her lady of the bedchamber. Lady Shaftesbury has  many charms and graces and as  Lady Grosvcnor's daughter it may  be guessed that sho is clever and  cultured beyond the average.- She  likes books and reading, is fond of  music and when in town may often  be seen at the opera, and at concerts both public and private. She  is a good hostess aud receives many  parties afc St. Giles's House, in  Dorset-.  To write of jewels sounds hackneyed, bufc it may be said that Lady  Shaftesbury has one most cherished  ornament.    This  is the brooch  given   her  by  Sir  Thomas   Lipton  when    sho    christened    his    j'acht  Shamrock III.   It shows the Shamrock's flag in emeralds and the flag  of tho Royal Ulster Yacht Club in  enamel  and     sapphires,   while between  theso  are  a   shamrock  and  the figure I1L in large diamonds.  Lady Shaftesbury    has   two   little  girls and a son and heir, Lord Ashley.  Queen Mary has chosen Lady  Ah-lie, Lady Bradford and Lady  Lamington as hcr extra ladies in  waiting.    Lady   Airlie is sister to  Smifclwmd  ered a sad  bereavement in the death of her  husband, who was killed in tho  Boer war, and shc now resides with  her youthful son, tho present Lord  Airlie, at Cortachy Castle in Scotland. Her still young and beautiful face i.s framed in a cloud of  soft gray hair and sho has a gentle  and most attractive- personality.  Somo time ago she went to South  Africa to visit thc grave of her  husband, as he was by his own will  buried where he fell on Diamond  Hill. Lady Airlie is fond of flowers and at her Scotch home has  made a garden of fric.ndK.bip, where  every flower has been planted by  a personal friend or a visitor of  distinction.  What thc Scientists of the World  arc  Doing.  The word "caloriculture" has  been coined to-designate., the new  system of horticulture which is designed fco replace the old French  style of intensive fruit and vegetable forcing by soil cultivation.  Within tho last two centuries  aboufc fifty metals havc been discovered by chemist explorers, but use  has been found for only a few of  them.  Only about ono ont of every fifteen persons has both eyes in perfect condition.  A rapid growth of thc finger nails  is considered fco indicate good  health. o  Paper may be made a good electrical conductor by impregnating it  with carbon.  A school devoted exclusively to  the study of motor boats' has been  started at New York.  Paris has thirty-two miles of underground railways and tho construction of twenty-three more  miles has been authorized.  The safest'- way to destroy black  gunpowder is to throw it into,water  thereby dissolving the. saltpetre.  The average annual death rate  of tho armies of thc world in time  of peace is less than one per hundred.  A species of stiff grass, which  grows abundantly in India, is used  for sticks in the manufacture of  matches in that country.  Thc use of wail paper containing  designs in vertical lines will make  a room in which ifc is used look  both larger and higher.  An experiment ozone plant will  be established afc St. Petersburg to  purify the city's water supply,  drawn from the River Neva.  Ono of the most ingenious aviators is trying oufc a combined dirigible balloon and aeroplane, a cigar  shaped gas bag helping to raise and  support the machine.  Tests made by army officers indicate that projectiles fired from the  heaviest guns when they penetrate  concrete do so cleanly, without  splintering or scattering it..  In connection with the celebration of the centennial of the independence of Venezuela this year  there will bc established national  military, nautical, and normal  schools.  Jf ������������������ OBI Iv RULE FOIt SCOTLAND.  Thc Movement is Steadily Gaining  Strength.  Tho movement in favor of home  rule for Scotland with regard to its  purely local affairs is steadily gaining strength. The Scottish National Committee, which is composed of  a number of _the leading Scottish  M. P.'s, has issued a striking manifesto,  in which ifc says :���������������������������  The settlement of the constitutional question will offer an opportunity for reorganizing Parliamentary business on a basis of devolution. Ireland's claim to self-  government is hot likely to be.overlooked ; that of Scotland'is, iu its  own way, no less urgent.  A policy of devolution for Scottish affairs involves a break with  the antiquated procedure of two  centuries. This procedure was imposed upon us at tho union, when  Scotland was practically delivered  into tho hands of bureaucracy.  Scotland is frequently legislated  for  as   an  afterthought.      Clauses  dealing with her affairs are unex-  pectedly tacked on to bills intended  to deal with purely  English questions.    Such Scottish legislation as  is introduced    is initiated    by the  permanent officials of the different  boards, is prepared in London, and  becomes a Government bill before  Scottish '   members    have    had   a  chance of discussing their views before  thoso   responsible   for its introduction.   This has been the fate  of Scotland under all Governments.  The problem before us is to devise  some system of representative control  over  Scottish  affairs in   Scotland, a principle which, if applied  to the different parts of the United  Kingdom, would provide for a true  expression of its own affairs, leaving thc   Imperial Parliament  free  fco transact the business of the Empire.  SOME CURIOUS PATE  INVENTIONS BY MECHANICAJi  GENIUSES.  Slat    Which   Raises   Itself   Wheu  Wearer Bows���������������������������Secret Societies' Goat.  Some curious inventions for which  patents havo been granted ab  Washington recently form the subject, of an article in The New York  Times. A Des Moines man has obtained a patent for a self-tipping  hafc, which is designed to save tho  popular person .from thc fatiguing  labor of removing his hat every  time he meets one of the fair sex  with whom ho is acquainted.  "Much   valuablo  energy   is   utilized  in   tipping  the hafc  repeat.d-  .'/'   says  tlie    inventor,   "and my  device will relieve one of ifc and at  onco cause    fcho    hafc fo be  lifted  -.>-  NEW TERROR FOR FORGER.  Crime Can    hc Detected  by    Hid  Pulse Beats.  A new means of detecting forgery is promised by Dr. Lindsay  Johnson, a London ophthalmic  surgeon and author of many scientific works, who has just elaborated  a now theory with -regard to individuality in writing,  He maintains that in certain diseases a person's pulse beats arc  individual and that no one suffering from any such diseases can  control even for a brief space of  time thc frequency or peculiar ir-  r.c_ula._-_s__of_J_nsJieart:s.action. as  shown by a chart recording his pulsation. Such a chart is obtained  for medical purposes by means of a  sphygiuograph, an instrument fitted  to the patient's wrist and supplied  with a needle which automatically  records on a prepared sheet of paper, the peculiar force and frequency of thc pulsation.  . Dr.. Lindsay Johnson, holds :the  opinion  that the pen  in the hand  SENTENCE SERMONS.  A jellyfish has no collisions.  A loose tongue often indicates a  tight fisfc.  No man is old enough to be another man's conscience.  Character is seen in motives, bufc  ifc never stays there.  The see-nie-suffer saint is a twist-  eded sign on the Zion road.  Many fail to do any great good  because they will .not do little kindnesses.  Many preachers would reform if  sentenced to read their own sermons.  No man is really trusting providence who is letting his muscles get  flabby.  This world knows nothing real or  worth while without dreams and  visions.  You cannot really love men unless you aro making it possible to  live with them.  No man can long be content to  measure his possessions by the poverty of other people.  The first thing some folks will  want to do in heaven will be to  elect a new set of officers.  It is far easier to praise the forgiveness of enemies than to practice  thx. fo'rgive ness^oH'-riends: -���������������������������-.  Many a conscience that works  well at thc    second    person  notch  IW.TRICIAN EN G: LLSil NAMES.  Saxon. Norman and  Xoar-Nonmin  are They.  ters of peers. The daughters of. An English writer has been, clas-  dukes, marquises and earls are of sifying old families in a publication  too high rank for the position. devoted to herakly. The King, ifc  Maids of honor do duly in eon- appears, has the oldest pedigree,  pies.    The time of waiting is four   but   it is  wholly   German. His  Majesty is descended  from Witte-  kind.   first Duke    of Saxony,  who  times    in    the    course    of  twelve I died in SOT.   Among th--   most fam-  wcelcs,-and each maid i.s in attendance   I'or  that  period  aboufc three  months. When the court is in London tho maids of honor reside in  their own homes, and nofc afc Biick-  iughain Palace, but as in thc ease  of the other court ladies, a royal  carriage is sent to convey them to  and  from  the scene of action.  A  MAID  OF HONOR  does not drive with the Queen or  attend her Majesty at dinners, hut-  she i.s often on duty at- the opera,  and  on    all    state,    occasions  she  forms   part   ;>f   tie  iter ���������������������������������������������.������������������.-   iu  the :  suite  oval  ii,  L:U;������������������  ous  patrician    names  oi  .England,  Ashburuham.  Carew and Wolsclcy  arc Saxon; Bagot. Blount, Grosvonor, Stanley and Talbot came over  with  William  the  Conqueror,    and  the- Courlenays, Forteseucs, Digbys  and Howards came over a little later.   This genealogist has not heard  of thc littlo girl   who  claimed  de-  j scent-  from Queen   B.adicea.     She  i was nofc   a- Cm row,    a- Talbot- or a  i Howard.      "Our    family    is pretty.  ,..'od.  you   know."   she   said,   "for  most  pr-iv,,;.   can't- po  back farther  i'-an lho Conquest."  of a writer serves in a modified degree thc same end as tho sphygiuograph and that in a person's handwriting one can sec by projecting  the letters, greatly magnified, on a  screen the scarcely perceptible  turns and quivers made in the lines  by the spontaneous action of that  person's peculiar pulsation.  To prove this the doctor carried  oufc an experiment afc"Charing Cross  Hospital. At his request a number  of patients suffering from heart and  kidney diseases wrote the Lord's  Prayer in their ordinary handwriting. Thc different manuscripts  were then taken and examined microscopically. By throwing them,  highly magnified, on a screen, the  jerks or involuntary motions due to  the patient's peculiar pulsations  were distinctly visible.  Thc handwriting of persons in  normal health, says Dr. Lindsay  Johnson, does not always show their  pulse beats. What one can say,  however, is that when a document  purporting to be written by a certain person contains traces of pulse  beats and the normal handwriting  of that person docs not- show them,  then clearly the document is a for-  A man knows but little if he tells  ho missus all he knows.  gets out of gear at the first person  singular.  The minister wlio speaks from a  monk's experience would preach a  good deal better for a course as a  merchant.  ,,...,It seems to make some folks won-  dcrfully-comfortablc-totell -the-Lord  just what they think of one another.  The saddest case in this world is  when one thinks the  almighty has  destined  him to bo happy  at  the  price of another's misery.  ��������������������������� ���������������������������<������������������<-   ANCIENT BRITISH SHIPS.  One is 122'Yci'n. Old ami-Another  Ten Years Younger.  Some ancient ships that rival  even the celebrated American  schooner Polly must be placed to  the. credit of Great Britain, Firs',  in order of age is the Jenny of Carnarvon. 122 years old. The next  is thc May, of Whitehaven, sometimes e .Red the Molly Ashcroft- fco  wi-tinguish her from other Mays.  The May was built at Cowes in  1798, so that she is 112 years old,  ten years older than the Polly.  Her present owner regularly fishes in hcr with a crew of three or  four. She is a jigger smack. She  was dismasted in a gale last w .iter  but she is in first-class trim to-day  nnd her owners speak highly of-licr  seagoing qualities.  Eighteen years ago the "May was  practically rebuilt, but a boat must  bo essentially sound to stand oxten  sive repairs, and the fact thercforo  does not really detract so much as  one might think from tho wonder  of her immense age.  from tho hejid in a natural manner." It is a novel device, in other  words, "for effecting polite salutations by the elevation and rotation  of tlio hat on tho head of fche saluting party, when said person  bows to the person saluted, tho  actuafion of the hafc being produced  by mechanism within it, and without thc use of thc hands in any  manner."  No truly rural person could ever  havo been responsible for the invention of .  EYEGLASSES FOR CHICKENS,  which was protected by United  States patents recently. Thc glasses aro modelled much after the  fashion of grandpa's "'specs.' tho  nose rest being enlarged to go over  the chicken's head, while the ear  hooks  arc joined in  the back.  No claim is'made that- the chicken's eyesight is poor, or that magnifiers ever are needed that it may  thc better discover the reluctant  worm or thc elusive bug, but the inventor docs say that the glasses  "are designed to prevent chickens  pecking out each other's eyes."  The inventor's attempt to-enforce .  all chickens to wear the device, by.  legislative"action" in Kansas did not'  succeed.  Member^ of secret societies, who  sometimes may bo put to much  trouble to secure a sufficiently irascible goat for the purpose of initiating new members = in their respective lodges, will be glad to  learn that an.inventive genius has  como to their assistance. The do-  vice is  A MECHANICAL GOAT,  wliich can bo pufc in the closet when  not needed; that requires no feeding,  and practically no care.  Also  it may   be  handled   by its  keeper  without fear of'consequences. This  mechanical   goat is   mounted on a  tripod which runs on three wheels,  the front one being" loosely pivoted."  A handle in the rear is for the purpose of pushing it.  T/he candidate, blindfolded, is led  to the side of the animal, and on  it he takes his scut, placing his feet  in__.s tijuiu p__-Q.n__._i t h ci ___ _d.c.______ \__.___t i i.������������������___  goat    is pushed    about  ������������������  tho lodge  room ji, series of wheels and rod;-.,  geared to the wheels on which It  runs, causes the animal to buck  and rear in a fearful manner,  keeping the candidate in continual  danger  of  being shaken   off.  Residents of Kansas and other  States in thc cyclone bell, who aro  forced, to retire frequently .to. cy-.  clone cellars and then organize  searching parties to find "their  homes when the storm has passed,  will be pleased with the invention  of  A TOII. A DO-PROOF HOUSE.  This is builfc in the shape of a submarine, or a dirigible balloon. '  From one end there is a vane or  fall, which is designed to keep tho  house pointing in the direction of  the wind, thc house being mutinied'  on a- pivot at its centre, and turiid  freely on a circular track.  Tails    are    common    enough    on  windmills and  weather   vanes,   bub  hero is probably the. first time that'  the idea has been adapted to  residences.    The wind-breaking end of  the house, thc inventor says, is re-'  enforced  and  windowless,  and the  door opens    on   a   [light    of   steps  wheeled  at the bottom,  which foi- !  low a- cricular path,   that tenants j  may. always,   have    ������������������  place  upon!  which to descend.      The  inventor!  says his idea is particularly appli-j  cable to'hospitals, and that by an. I  choring it can be arranged to pertj  mit of continuous sunlighi.       _      '  are  TRAVEL.  Littlo     Fish���������������������������"W_a,t  summer plans?"  Big Fish���������������������������"I shall get away Iti.  usual,."- ' ^'  I  y<WI /  /  ^  Lieut-General Baden-Powell on the  Boy Scouts  LIEUT.-GENERAL SIR 1 . S. ������������������A-  DEN-POWELl. was the guest of  honor nt a luni.chcon of the Canadian Club at Victoria, the distinguished  visitor taking as a topic, '"'The Boy  Scout Movement," of: whieh ho is the  originator. Mr. Godfrey, president of  tho club, presided, and the guest- of  honor, on  rising, said:  "Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen,���������������������������It  is difficult for me to rise and thank you  ��������������������������� as I should like to do for thc vcry  warm and generous reception you havo  given to me. J. am afraid I have come  here at the tail of a very long run of  illustrious speakers, and you will not  want to hear me talk, especially as I  can only attempt to talk upon a subject  which interests mc, my own fads, which  perhaps do not interest anybody else.  Still, you havc tliat excellent law that  a mail may not speak for more than  half an hour, and therefore you will  get an end of me before very long.  In the meantime, I should like, if you  will allow me, to explain in a very few  words what the Boy Scouts are, what  is our aim, how we carry it out, what  results we have obtained, and how wc  'think it may be of'use to you, in your  community  here.  "Now the boy scouts, those urchins  you see going around with poles, shirts,  and'cowboy hats, look like boys playing a game. So they arc, from their  point of view at first, bufc there is a  great deal underlying that game. We  don't, try to make soldiers of them.  Pcople seem to think ifc a cadet corps  which is altogether apart from our  main point. Our main object is to  make good citizens. That, you will  admit, is a larger object than u -iking  soldiers, because ifc-makes them patriots  in tho first place, aud soldiering and  sailoring will come in after thafc. "We  try to do that by a method which appeals   to   thc   boys   themselves   rather  ��������������������������� than by drilling ifc into them. Tn the  old country, there is a great need of  some sort of manly education for" the  boys, especially those who come from  thc slums of lhe big cities. As you  know, wc have a vast army of uneni-  ' ployed now daily' growing up in the  country whieh threatens to bc something more than a nuisance, to be a  danger and a canker in the middle of  ''our "nation.    - But - you  have   none of  ' that  in  this  country. -   Therefore  you  - have not great need such as we feel  for education for the boys   in character  " and manliness outside.their school walls.  You cannot teach these things between  ' the school'" Avails. 'You cannot mould  the man as you would like there. Outside there are already a large number  of organizations at it;  "I don't claim that thc boy scouts  movement has any originality in that  way, but we,make it attractive for the  boys. We make it so that the boys will  like  to  take it np.    Wc do -not force  ' it upon them. The need is not so great  in this country, and perhaps you think  it futile to mention ifc at all. "But I  think there is some need even here if  "only to put discipline into them. The  boys are manly enough, are independent  enough, and have fine examples of manliness before them iu their forefathers,  but a country building itself into a  groat nation."such as you are doing  must take examples from others, seeing  where they failed and where they succeeded. Your next-door neighbors are  a now nation who have arrived. They  have their great and their weak points,  and I take it that among their weak  points���������������������������they acknowledge it themselves  ���������������������������is the need for instilling discipline  into the rising' generation. They are  taking up means outside thc school  ==%alls="foi-JHn-aiTiirig=tlicir^boys=-for-f=as-  it is well said, it is not the boys who  are well up in the three 'Rs' who aTO  tho big successes iu life. The self-made  men in life are the men with character  rather' than education.  "One great essential in character is  discipline, the discipline which brings  about self-sacrifice and tho will to obey  orders, to carry out the spirit, of a great  movement  rather than  seeking indivi-  _. dual ends. .   w   "It seems a large object to connect  with these ragamuffins, but they can be  onenccte G,a--pa iplnS S   uoDouess  connected, and I think it is surprising  to see how the movement influences them  from the higher and moral side as well  as teach thorn how to become handy  men. In the word 'scout' wo do not  mean merely the military scout. We include thoso men on the frontiers, and  you know them well in this couutnry,  wlio arc trekking in the wild, carrying  on thc job because it is their duty;  t.he men who have to rely on their own  endurance, their own courage,'and their  own knowledge to come out of their  difficulty carefully. They are men  strong to help each other in times of  emergency and stress. They have a  strong feeling of comradeship, and they  have a strong fceliug of patriotism.  But when they come from the wilds,  they are as tender as children and they  are chivalrous to a degree. They are  the best type of men in our Empire.  ���������������������������You .cannot get them in the cities;  there they are luxuriated out of ifc. We  hold up to the boys these men as scouts  of the nation. We tell the boys a  scout does this and that and he knows  we mean a frontiersman, the manliest  type of his race. We teach these boys  to be backwoodsmen rather than soldiers. We teach them how to build a  fire, to pitch a.tent, to swim a stream,  to hack down a tree, and all thoso details that delight a boy, and he feels  that he belongs to that great fraternity  of scouts.  "We discountenance military drill  because that makes the boy part of a  machine whereas we want to develop  the individuality. They have to obey  orders quickly and smartly, but each  boy has his own job to do and is using  bis individual wits and hands. We  teach him ambulance work and sailing,  anything but military drill, which destroys the individual. Soldiering is objected to conscientiously by a great  many parents because they think it  introduces the boy unnecessarily early  in life to the idea of fighting his fellow-  mau and bloodthirstiness. Therefore we  have to consider that point of view,  and wc meet ifc halfway by not developing it. That conies later on, when he  has learned the meaning of ifc aud when  he has come to years of discretion he  can still take up soldiering. The scout  movement does teach him all the essentials: self-reliance, looking after himself on a campaign, how to scout, to  hide himself, to get information, to  move about at night, to read maps,  make them and to report. That give's  all tlie essentials of soldiering without  the dry bones of 'right and left' and  tactics.  "It has taken a long time organizing  the movement because there was such  a rush of boys, and there was the difficulty of getting them under control.  The movement has grown of itself. I  merely suggested it to thc boys of the  cadet corps who first applied ifc to their  own organization and then a great number of them took it up outside. The  cadet corps have feared that we stand  iii the way of their recruitment. Ifc  has not been found so in practice, but,  even if it were, it has to be considered  whether they arc doing all thafc was expected of them. They are doing great  work undoubtedly in teaching discipline  and patriotism, but at home the actual  results are that not ten per cent, of the  boys who are trained as cadets go into  the army. They have lost the glamour  of the uniform, are bored with tho drill  and do nofc want to take it up again.  There is no harm in inviting the boys  to be boy scouts, seeing that it can be  run in connection with the cadet corps,  by making boys scouts-from ten to thirteen and then making them cadets. At,  thc same time there is a large pei centage from the scouts- who do pass out  fco take up soldiering, about SO per cent,  up .to the present time. Thc scouts  might also be of great use to your future  navy because we teach them to bc seamen.  We sound the call of the sea and  teach seamanship, ��������������������������� all by games and  competitions. That is, we teach them to  be pirates or smugglers and revenue mon  in turn and we have whale hunting.  Whale hunting is a great excitement indeed, although the whale is "only a log.  But in the end'it does train them in becoming good boatmen and good seamen,  and your country affords unlimited opportunity for carrying out that form of  training.' You can establish vessels in  your different harbors, lakes and rivers  which would serve as admirable clubhouses for the boys, moored in position.  Some of those, old sealing schooners  would make excellent club ships and thc  boys could live there week ends, and  have the call of the sea sounded in  their ears in a most easy manner by a  gentleman fond of the sea.  I have evcry hope the scoiit movement will live" alongside the other associations aud will help them in every  wav we can, joining in, a great combine  to "deal with this difficulty of manly  education of our rising generation in  citizenship. We propose to make it a  little more open than the other organizations in the matter of religion because we don't undertake to teach the  boys any specia lform of religion. -We  leave that to their own parents and pastors. What we insist upon is that the  boy should profess some form of religion  .nr n .lnthnr-and-observe-t.and.carry_.into.  practice one point common to all religions, and that is to do a good turn  to"his fellow man every day of his life.  It is ono o. the points which the  boys havc taken up with the best spirit.  They do carry out that idea of doing a  good turn, whether to a person or an  animal, and it does not matter how  small the good turn is���������������������������it holps to build  character. Thoy have been sacrificing  their amusements to do it and they have  been-risking their lives.   .-  -   - ���������������������������  We have had an immense amount of  life savingduringthc.se past two years  of our existence, to a proportion which  I had never dreamt of. Wo have had to  award 130 medals to boys who had actually risked their lives in saving others  and apart from the medals we havc distributed hundreds of certificates in cases  of minor good which they havc done  without risking themselves. The only  difficulty is to find out when thoy have  done these good turns, because wc don't  allow them to go bragging aboufc it.  They have to be reported by somebody  else! Wc don't want the boys to makc  heroes of themselves; wc leave that to  others.  They learn ambulance work, saving  from drowning, and they learn firemen's  work, whieh is the finest kind of training; those points that come in useful  directly an accident has occurred. I  could go on all the afternoon with the  different things we try to instil into  them, but another important feature is  that we try to teach them handicrafts  useful to them when they grow up and  become men. In England wo suffer most,  fearfully from that disease of blind  alley occupations, such as being newsboys and vanboys, occupations which  boys take up because they bring in a  wage for the time being and therefore  satisfy the poorer kind of parents who  do not look ahead. Thoy follow these  occupations to a certain ago and then  are thrown upon the world without having learned a trade or without learning  to bc energetic and tney sink into the  ranks of the unemployed and unemployable. That is to a large extent a condition which has to be faced and the  army is increasing.  It is to try to prevent that that wo  are teachingthese boys hobbies in con-  NO baking powder that contains alum iis fit to put  in your home baked food. Alum lessens the flow  of the gastric juices, causing indigestion and irritation.  The heart and nervous system are also affected by  alum, and it is pronounced unfit for any food by all  food experts.  MAGIC insures pure food  for your household. 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Perhaps it is making  them jacks of all trades and masters  of none but it gives them ideas aud  among the hobbies they may find one  wThich suits them better-than another,  'mey can go ou and develop that until  it becomes their profession for life. It  is a very simple thing to get the boys  to take up hobbies. After a hobby has  been adopted, the boy chooses to pass  an examination we give him. We-don't  actually toacn the hobby bufc we offer a  badge for proficiency in one. If the boy  wants to learn something of carpentry,  he goes to a carpenter and gets him to  teach him what is required to pass our  test. Then he presents himself for examination. The examination is conducted by two scoutmasters and a "carpenter  and if the boys succeed in passing, he is  rewarded with a badge. After he gets  six badges, he is allowed to wear an  aiglet which makes him au awful swell.  We have got thirty-three different  trades for which we give badges, and  after a boy has passed thc tests in half  a dozen of these he goes out with his  ha.lf dozen and his aiglet. Then aftor  tliat if he wants to qualify for four  =m ore. badgcs^hcr^goes>~on=un__ becomeir*a-  King's scout and wears a crown above  his other decorations. If he goes still  further on and earns twenty-five badges  he gets thc order of thc Silver Wolf, a  little silver wolf to hang upon his neck.  It sounds very nonsensical, but it appeals to the boys immensely, and they  try to get those badges. I wish I could  have brought with mc tho troop of sixteen boys who were elected to come out  to Canada on this trip after an examination" iffknowledg." of Canada" for which  300 boys entered. I wish you could sec  them because among them four have  got the order of thc Silver Wolf, having  passed in twenty-five handicrafts, and  twelve of thorn havc become King  scouts. But they will meet many thousands of their brother boy scouts of  Canada in Toronto afc the end of this  month, and there the}' can show their  badges, and I hope they will have a  very large following here of boys learning handicrafts.  That shows you they arc not playing  games in an indcscriininatc way. They  are learning not only handicrafts but  they arc learning to be chivalrous and  thrifty. Every boy beforo he can get  a badge at, all has got to havo a bank  balance. It is not large. He has only  to have a shilling, but his bank book has  to bc produced and it shows that he has  broken the ice and has taken the first  step towards  becoming a thrifty man.  I am not going to detain you much  longer but I should like to point out  how we arc doing things locally, and  if we could have your support and your  sympathy, it would be a very great help  towards making these young fellows  good men in fche future. The movement  means a good deal to you in the development of your city, of your province  and of your country, and I hope you will  help us if only by criticism.  A general principle of tho organization is to havc a council for each province. You know that at the head of  the whole movemont our late King was  most sympathetic and helpful, and he  has been followed by tho-present King  as the head of tho movement. In this  country l<ord Grey is an enthusiastic  supporter, and the Governor is president  and he is supported by a council which  is now about, to be formed and which  the Bishop of Columbia, the Premier of  .the province and the Minister of Education have promised to join. No doubt  many of the prominent gentlemen will  come-forward to the council whose function is to advise the associations in the  different districts. We want to raise  associations in-all the chief centres of  industry so that we get -local administration and local control of the movement. These local associations arc made  up of gentlemen generally interested in  the boys, and they elect officers from  among the younger men���������������������������I include all  those between _8 and 20 years. Each  gentleman takes charge of a troop of  thirty to forty boys, which is divided  into patrols of eight boys each with its  own leader. That is an important point  in our movement, responsibility is put  upon the shoulders of the boy from the  earliest age. The patrol leader is the  commander of his little party of eight,  and so you got- down almost to the individual being properly trained. Thc  patrol leader has charge of the training  of his patrol under the scoutmaster, and  with that responsibility upon him we  find the boy rising fco the occasion. So  tha t"~i f "~any^o f^-_ u~haTC"���������������������������a'nry^yaxnxg-  hooligan just make him a patrol leader  and it will be thc making of him. The  hooligan is just the one I like to begin  with because lie has character and  makes thc best fellow in thc end.  We deprecate the boys going arouud,  begging for things, a practice which is  becoming too common. Jn England  every cricket or football club formed  by boys goes around with tho hat. They  learn thc habit and when thoy want to  go "to" tho technical school "or buy" tools  or buy furniture to get married, they go  around saying, "Give us something."  Our boys aro taught that when they  want to get their hats or their poles  they must work for them. In sonic  places the equipment i.s first bought for  them and they pay it back gradually,  but I prefer to encourage them' to buy  at the beginniiur for themselves, starting with their hat or with their polo.  The greatest help you can give them  is to offer thom a job, and then they see  tliat they must work in order to get thc  money.  We are also trying lately to improve  the boys' status by forming organizations for their employment in Great  Britain.   The Board of Trade have been  To    have   the   children    sound   and ���������������������������-  healthy is the "first "care  of a" mother.  They cannot Do healthy if troubled with .  worms.       Use  Mother  Graves'   Worm  Exterminator.  most helpful in this aud are going fco  accept' our badges of ��������������������������� efficiency. Wc  train them in points of farming and  award badges for their knowledge. Wc  have been presented with a farm-in the  old country where we propose to teach  thc elements of farming and later on I  hope we shall get-farms over-tlie seaF  to which we can send boys for six  months or so to become acquainted with  local conditions.       -'  We are trying to develop such things  as messenger m agencies which will enable the hoys to actually earn money ���������������������������  and keep thc machinery of their troops  .working without having to draw upon  people for funds, thus making it a self-,  supporting organization. I believe that  in this city wc arc organizing a messenger agency, and I hope,you gentlemen in business houses will support thc  movement by sending- to headquarters  for messengers.  "I^^ii^fot^ictaiii^'ott^rbiig-Tr^I^aTTi"  most grateful for your generous hearing  and your sympathy which I see written  all around mc; Our only difficulty���������������������������I  don't know whetuer it exists here, but  it does at home���������������������������is to find the young  fellows who wil Hake up the work of  scout masters. E should.like to point  out it is not very hard work. So many  fellows who will take up the work of  is all very well for you to talk about  serving my country, but I have not the  -time and not the money." But once  they get into it, they find there is a  wonderful fascination in the work, fascination which they never expected.  Training a dog or any kind of animal it?  fascinating, but when it comes to training a young human being, it is indeed  a fascination. I find that when once a  young man uas nibbled at the bail, ho  is quickly hooked. It does not require  much money or much time. It is not  work, but a pleasing and fascinating  occupation, and I heartily recommend it  to every man who wants to do some  good for his country and his kind, if  the movement gets support, I am sure  it will do great good to your rising and  promising city, and to the great country  which  is growing up around  you.  | We guarantee the  I  perfect quality and  absolute purity of  the tobaccos used in  the manufacture of  SweetCaporal  Cigarettes.  G3a THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday,   October 27, 1910  .k~:~. .. r*******^^  _:  The NEW MUTO collar  doesn't turn up���������������������������it simply  moves up���������������������������to the spot where  you want it.  The NEW MUTO is a' '  natural collar under all  conditions. It fits the neck  like a glove���������������������������lays as  smoothly ancl perfectly, as  though ironed while on the body. There's another point of  the NEW MUTO: Patented and tailored exclusively by The  Lowndes Company, Limited, Toronto, for whom we are exclusive agents.  Are the type of Men that Our  Clothing appeals to.  Our sale in Men's Clothing have increased 150 per cent, in the past year. WHY?  Because we carry the best Men's Clothing made in Canada, and are selling at the  lowest possible price consistent with quality. Come in and see our Fall and Winter  lines.    We have saved dollars for others; we can save dollars for YOU.  ��������������������������� Y  t  V V  ^h~:.-x^:"!~:*_~h~*^  LEADERS IN MEN'S CLOTHING  .!~x~:������������������h* :>.~h^>_*h~:^:; _������������������������������������������������������:������������������������������������������������������;������������������������������������������������������:��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������h������������������v^-w..:������������������:..w..w..:.^.i-.:..:..>h..j..:.  Uniform  Grades  AND GOOD MILL WORK  in lumber will  Enderby-Mara District Ideal  for Apples^ says Hon. Price Ellison  Reduce the Cost of   Biri1ding._your. -  Home  more than BAD lumber at  cheaper prices. First Cost  is by no means the final cost.  Figure it out and you will  buy your lumber of���������������������������  A.R.Rogers Lumber  Company,   Ltd.  We can   still show  the Goods  Some  prime  stall-fed  beef  on  cut at the present time  Our   Sausage is still a  Leader  Fish and Poultry  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  Hon. Price Ellison, Minister of  Finance ancl Agriculture, accompanied by Mrs. Ellison, left on Saturday  on a two or three months' visit to  the ��������������������������� Old Country. Mi*. Ellison is  making the trip on behalf of the  Government, ancl he will bc present  at all of the exhibitions in Europe  where British Columbia fruit will be  placed on exhibition.  In thc many years of his experience  in the Okanagan Valley, Mr. Ellison  has acquired an expert knowledge of  our fruit ancl soil and climatic con-  (litionsr=ancli=hisi=^presenceHn^the^01d^  Country as Minister of Finance and  Agriculture, in connection with the  British Columbia, fruit exhibit, will  be of very great advantage. Much  good is sure to result from his trip.  On the way from Vernon to Enderby the writer had the privilege of  hearing the Hon. Mr. Ellison expatiate on .the merits of the Northern  Okanagan as an apple-growing district. The Minister of Finance and  Agriculture feels that he lias learned  much about thc various sections of  this favored district in his many  years' residence here, and he is convinced that tlio. district from Salmon  Arm to Sicamous, and east from Bnderby to-Mabel Lake, is capable of  producing the best apples in the  world, particularly Wealthies and  Jonathans, and the later winter  varieties. Wealthy and Jonathan apples grown in this district without  irrigation, stand up longer, ancl are  better keepers in every way than the  same varieties of fruit grown farther  south in the irrigated district.  Mr. Ellison wanted to encourage  the apple growers of this district.  He said he was anxious to see this  end of the Okanagan come into its  fullest and best in the fruit industryf  At Vernon thc past week he had  seen displayed in onc of the windows  at Vernon Wealthy apples from Mara,  which, he confessed freely, were the  best lie had ever seen, ancl hc wished  to congratulate the fruit growers of  Mara on their splendid window display.   Hc hoped    to have much fruit  of a similar high standard in the  carload exhibits which are to be on  display at the Government fairs in  England, Ireland, Scotland ancl Wales  and which he was on his way to the  ] Old Country to attend.  Mr. Ellison said he was going to  England as Minister of Finance and  Agriculture, but, mark you, "not to  borrow money." He is going to tell  the people of the Old Home what we  have here���������������������������one of the most prosperous provinces in the Dominion.  STILL IN BUSINESS  Headquarters for Bulbs.   Two tons  just   received.     Also   a   full line of  seeds,  ornamental Stock,  Fertilizers,  Bee Supplies,  Spray Pumps and Implements,  and all   garden requisites.  M. J. HENRY,  3011 Westminster Rd.  Vancouver, B.C.  A. R. Macdougall, Mgr.  John S. Johnstone  Contractor and Builder, Enderby  Having added a cement brick machine to my cement plant, I am now  prepared to enter into contract for  all kinds of cement work. Portland  cement,    plaster   and    lime    kept in  ���������������������������A. da_gh_ter___.as_____Q.r_n__to_JMr_.___.an_L  Mrs.  Chas. W.   Little,    of Mara, last  week.  SMALL DEBTS COURT  CITS every Saturday, by appointment nt   p.m  ^   Graham  Rosoman.   Police  and   Stipendiary  Mn.isl_.tc.  Finest in the Country  '.'Enderby is a. charming* villiage. with city airs.  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandon  off his feet he came here, and now owns one of  finest brick hotels in the country. Although  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls nis  hotel the King Edward. In addition to the excellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists."  (Extract from Lowe ry's Lodge.)  King Edward Hotel, L^t^URPHY Enderby  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  ENDERBY  New Samples  for Fall & Winter  Suits & Overcoats  from House  of Hobberlin, Toronto  Finest range in the  City;  prices from  $17 to $35  Fresh Fruits always on hand.  Sold  agents for the famous  Brooke,  Bond  Tea.  Wheeler & Evans  lyour  ! letters  Italk  x ;?_  * We are "backing" ten *  $ thousand en vei opes with |  ������������������ our map prepared for us |  | by Surveyor Williams, $  ? showing all roads lead- jj;  | ing to Enderby. This J  | we have done at OUR J  ������������������ expense. Will you help *  $ to circulate them? t  __*__ .������������������_  J* We will print your 'j  ? name and address on 200 |  ��������������������������� of these envelopes for?  t $1.75, or will sell the?  I envelopes without your f  ��������������������������� name printed thereon, at ?  ������������������15c for a bunch of 25.    f  $ THE WALKER PRESS I  V ENDERBY. B. C. ������������������  Is a Penny Saved  a Penny Earned


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