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Array I  ������������������������������������������������������Xf  ity  DEC 18*1911  -/*������������������-wt������������������r*i%*c������������������  D  #"���������������������������  Enderby, B. C,  December 14. 1911  AND      WALK ER 'S,     WE E K L Y  Vol. 4; No. 42; Whole No. 198  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings fint  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  WALTER ROBINSON  W. M.  S. H. SPEERS.  Secretary  I.O.O.F.  -^_g*- r^Ss*.' Eureka Lodge, No. .0  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. O.  O F. hall, Metcalf block,    visitipp- brothers always   welcome. R. BLACKBURN. N.'G.  v     R. E. WHEELER, Sec'y,  '    '    - W. DUNCAN. Tioas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Viiitors cordially invited to attend.  J. H. CHALMERS. G.C.  C. E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S.  R. J.COLTART. M.F.  PROFESSIONAL  ENDERBY   COTTAGE HOSPITAL  MISS WARWICK, Proprietress ��������������������������� ' '  ' t      ,     - ' ���������������������������' - '  Maternity Fees. ������������������20 per week  '   ..*      <   -.-���������������������������_.  Fees covering ordinary illness, $2 per day. ' "   *.'_.,  Hospital Tickets, half yearly and yearly,*'$1 "per  __.���������������������������.month.'. ^Z^zyyENDERBY. BtC.y.  7^7:L..WILLIAMS ^7777/~:>  -\Ja .--^ '"/������������������������������������������������������"yiyZ  -z''y-s-. ^-t-JP.  '. ;'  _      ."-Dominion and' ������������������������������������������������������-    '   7'*-"- 'J'-'' ,.  '.    - \        Provincial Land Surveyor      ;, ,., yL  BELlBLOCK 77_, ENDERB-XivB-C  D  R; H. W.'KEITH,;^.:,  .-..-.-  Office hours:   Forenoon,-9 to 10:80    _.  .  \   ��������������������������� t  ' ���������������������������    Afternoon, 3 to "4 ���������������������������  Evening; G:30 to 7:30  .-    ,  *   Sunday, by appointment  , Office: Cor.' ClifT and GeorgeSta.*      . ENDERBY,  w.  E. BANTON,;  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyanee*,  etc. ,"   . ',  Offices, Bell Block. Enderby, BX.  W  ALTER ROBINSON  NOTARY  PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER  Agreements of Sale." Deeds & Mortgages. Documents Witnessed.   Loans Negotiated  Office: Poison & Ribinson, next door Fulton'  west, Enderby, B. C. s  B. BRUNDISH  Enderby, B. C.  I have purchased the old Farmers' Exchange building, on 'the  railway, and am' placing  in  stock a full line of  Bricks, Lime, Hard Wall   Plaster_and_Cement  Estimates furnished on all kinds  of Cement, Brick and Plaster  Work.  C. G. PIPER  GENERAL HOUSE DECORATOR  Painting,   Paper Hanging, Kalsomin-  ing, Graining and all kinds  of   Decorative  , Repairs  BUGGIES,   CUTTERS, ETC.,  Painted and Striped equal to new at  Small Cost  Estimates Free Box 43, Enderby  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Enderby, B. C.  Contractors & Builders  Firtt-class Cabinet Work and   Picture Framing.  Undertaking Parlors in connection.  Next to City Hall.  THREE regular Pool Tables  ONE Jull-slzed Billiard Table  Opp. Walker Press Office H. bigham. proP.  News of the Town and District  of Interest to Enderby Readers  to bring about such an organization,  as nothing   could'be instituted which  Next week the stores will be open  evenings.  The curling schedule has been badly  broken this week owing to soft ice.  Postmaster Harvey is confined to  his hoine this week, suffering a severe  cold.  ^Messrs. Blanchard & Engish have  the new home of Mr. English, in the  Teece addition, nearly completed.  Mr. and Mrs. G.t R. Lawes left oh  Tuesday - for California, where they  will enjoy a stay of two or three  months  The annual meeting'of the Farmers'  Institute will be held in K. p. hall,  Enderby, on Saturday/at il a.m.,  Jan. 6th. ,,,       ���������������������������" ,  The new voters* list is posted up.at  the City Hall for , the inspection of  anyone ^prior to , the sitting of the"  court of revision., ~ ��������������������������� /' -\ 7. s-"  ".Enderby, Masons 'will; hold; their- an^  nuai;^installation\. oh.' St. 7John's  night? 'Dec^7'27th77after, .which'Tluiich*.  win.be;served7at*,the%'King.Edw'ardr;7  . "Mafa's7arinual7 Christmas "tree, ser-'  vice yill'.'be., held in., the .-Mara* Hall; on  the evehing<fo(3toey22nd. ,-Enderbjrites  are cordially'invited-to attend."- . - '������������������������������������������������������  1 Mayor'and' Mrs. 'Ruttan- will leave'  on". Saturday for Toronto,;where they  will spend rthe, holidays with, the" old  folks, returning.early in January. \  The Enderby, Trading" Company andj  the Poison Mercantile, have, ^installed  the latest Tungsten' "lights in their  stores, greatly enhancing' the evening  display of goods. .  ��������������������������� The Girl's Guild of.the Presbyterian  church don't want you to forget the"  candy ���������������������������sale they will-hold next Saturday afternoon at 3, in the 'west window of the Walker Press.,   ������������������������������������������������������  Mr. Maundrell wishes to notify all  that he has purchased the turkeys  and geese held by Geo Inch for Xmas  delivery, and will- supply all orders  through his butcher shop. ''  =5=A^WTy=^iK5riisti"ng   meetihf^of^thF  City   Council   was 'held on Monday  evening.   The business^transacted was  largely routine, closing up the affairs  of the year, and passing accounts. A  [Municipal Council, of ithe City of En-  'derby of   its    intention to construct'  certain works of .Local Improvement  on   Cliff,   Maud,--  Mill and - Belvedere ,  streets in the   said Oity, at' an .estimated cost of $13,107.32, and, to as- *-.  sess specially   a   portion of the final  CITY OF'ENDERBY  '���������������������������     LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS   .-'  would mean, more to the social and i    WHEREAS, public notice was given  musical development of thc commun-l��������������������������� the "today of May, 1911,. by the  discussion of much interest followed,  ity and district.  on the   resolution  .sent by Rev. Dr. i    We moved   this   week into the new  Spencer    relating^  to   hotel licenses, \ home   of   The   Walker   Press.     It is  and the matter was laid over.. ' jcustomery when   a newspaper moves  Dcn't forget the_ poultry show next for all hands to take a lay-off for re-  Wednesday and Thursday.     Dr. Keith t freshments and   then forget to show  will furnish all particulars, prize, list "up   the "next   day.   Then the editor _  and'entry forms   to   poultrymen and tells a   rosy   story   about how hard ;cost ������������������f *he said; W?^!."P���������������������������.^^  others desiring to^enter birds.  ��������������������������� Mr. P. W. Chapman, of King's Col-; how utterly impossible it was to get, , _._-,_.  lege,   Taunton,'  Eng.,    organist   at^'-the plant into shape to get the paper |and-whereas.particulars ofL the;said  Bonn am Rhein, " Germany,  will' pre-' out, therefore it was found 'necessary ~w������������������r.ks were ff^n the said; notice;  side at   .the   organ , at St. George's  for the first   time   in Bteen-years tojand *****8-*he ������������������ud works.ljave.-been,  miss   a   publication:   'It is too neaf !comP^:an* th? final cost thereon.  Christmas   to   follow the custom-'in has-been" found   to exceed the; above.  if  you find the local'thisTcase/ hence- our subscribers get \*^^ J^W^)*'*?*&*  news^short this week^read the.store ,their paper on time-somewhat awry;?Vtlonal 8UD? ?f M.892.68; no^, there-  news.   ' Our merchants. are telling of {and full of ads, but right-side-up and  T*  the poor   printers   had to work and|erty frontinS or abutting thereon and  to   be   especially   benefitted thereby;  church on Sunday 'nextV'both .morning an'd evening.    '    ;  ' - c\  Dear ReaJder,  y^  r;'rp  -7-c'i  ���������������������������\yt-H  i������������������  good rthings, enough,   and we ,would ! without excuses  or-apologies.   Come  impress .upon-  you to buy early and in and see us in our'new quarters.  :' A. HONEYMOON- TRAIL COMING>,  avoid the red _ facej_ Christmas week.  Don't .be 'a Christmas' Rusher--!. - ; '''  <-A nQeeting' will'be?held" at 8-p.mV*ori:  Mon'dSyr Dec. ^18th) in 'the-'Oity- Hall;'1'.. ^ext, Wednesday,^Dec^Oth? the,pa;  "under 7������������������ther .'presidency ,r of ^Mr^/E^ j trko?^pf "^toe^Bqderby ^qpera^Hqiise:  Taylors to^consid'erHhe''advisabii'ity' of. jwiu -h^> V.t^. opportunity ������������������-of iseeing  hayjng-l'Chorai; Society Jn :Enderby v.that--Tf unniest ��������������������������� of ^alP -musical. far.ee  ���������������������������It Is hoped all interested^ " --'-'���������������������������-*-" -  point" of- attending.^The  very: able conductor and  can 'be" secured ,J at -the" present" time,, country.  andean-extra   effort 'should be made hit.at the La Salle theatre, Chicago?  where it was" produced,for the first,  time-four years ago. -. After the 'long  run in, Chicago. it was'taken to-New  York and5 Bo"ston, playing over-a  ���������������������������year, in.those 'two .cities* alone. - For1  the present" tour Managers^ Sherman  &- Cleveland   have   provided a most  .  NOTICE is-hereby given that in-ac-i'''^;7W-  ' - ^ - .   j ' - -   , > ���������������������������-1   --,-    - f-. r. _;, - -j:yfi>A  cordance- with'  the' provisions^of ^theyA^/J^  Municipal." Clauses^'V'AW,'r"i1906,:'.1andV':"^#/r  -' *   ���������������������������.--"- \-.-. >~ z - ���������������������������***> --.   ' -' y -~yyi i-x&h  amending.. Acts,jin7<such;,caseTmade^-|������������������������������������������������������||  and^provMed;a.^rther^3pecial''/as'sess-,-i;7^i;^  ment^. will 7_.be7?r made ' iup'on ^ the ^said^%>*|^  ....._,.-     I  2,.   _Ty?J.,������������������  property'^ in A'resp ect^bf V-iuch t'portion^J'SfeL  "of-< the -. saidv-' additional ~_7 sura f?as" $ i^v-zS^.-^  :e t specially^'chargeable^.thereon;>Hthat^a/Pi'JCSaS  7 , ������������������������������������������������������'   " 'CITY- OF ENDERBY���������������������������"  Revision of -Voters', List,   fear. 1912.  NOTICE is hereby    given that the  first sitting of the Court for the revision of the Voters' List of the" City  1 can , be ascertained' trbm7the - last _ re- 7,q.'. ^  >chehvise,7'   '������������������������������������������������������J-*'4a'i  of Enderby and   the. extra-municipal, . .  SchooL District-annexed" thereto  will esccllent cast" chorus- costuming and  scenic environemnt,    while the entire  be held" at the City-Hall, ��������������������������� Enderby,  on the 21st day^bf December, 19H, at  8 o'clock p.m., for the purpose of revising, and./correcting" the -said List,  and hearing and determining any application which may then be made to  strike out the name of any _,erson  improperly .placed thereon, or to  place on such List the name of any  pers"on~improp"erly=bmitt"e"d=therRfromf  Dated at the City Hall, Enderby.  this 7th day of December, 1911.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  .City Clerk.  {production is in every way up to the  standard of ,any . musical'show ever  playing through this territory. The  management has decided nevertheless  to play the tour at popular prices,  realizing that the public has been  "two-dollared" past the plea of endurance, and that a big musical show  .&t_one_^dol]an=J;op^imces.lwoulcL,be__an.  innovation which would be welcomed  by all.   Seats on sale al Reeves'.  Anyone wishing: to join tho B. C. Horso can attend the parade Friday and be sworn in.  Some of the beauties with The Honeymoon Trail Co.,  Enderby Opera House, Wednesday, Dec. 20th  vised":assessment .roll- and  is now filed',at"the>Oltyi*Hali;jand'is'"-  open for inspection during office hours; 7  and that��������������������������� ��������������������������� *"*���������������������������' _ ." ' * \ -"- "' c<77.  . 74 COURT OF; REVISION' will; be *-  held,at the City Hall,.Enderby.Jon;V  the 8th day - of'January, 1912,'at'877  o'clock p.m., Jor;the purpose, of,hear-^  ing and determining complaints'- (if ���������������������������*  any) ^against the,said prop-isecl^fur-~y  ther special assessment, or, the rac-T,  curacy of the ,frontage. jieasarements_2~  of the aforesaid"-property, 'o.Vahy/Ti  other complaint-'which the persons'-,  interested may desire to malce and* :  which by law is cognizable oy the  said Court; but no complaint can ,be  heard unless   WRITTEN .NOTICE ofj  jtBi  Vw,S  I-   .    .  -   -* /:  the ground of such complaint shall"  have been served _ upon the undersigned at least eight days before* the  holding of the said Court.  Dated at the   City   Hall,  Enderby,  this 7th day of December, 1911.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,-  ��������������������������� " City Clerk.  NOTICE -       -    ������������������ ...-  In the matter of the Creditor's Trustees Act, 1901', and amending acts:  And in the matter of T. E. Orton:  Notice is hereby given that the creditors of the above-named firm are required on or before thc 5th day of  January, 1912, -to send their names  and addresses and the particulars of  their debts or claims, accompanied  by proof thereof, to the undersigned  as solicitor for thc Assignee of the  said T. E. Orton.  And, take notice, that the assignee  will, on and after the said date, proceed to distribute the assets of the  said T. E. Orton, among the-parties  entitled thereto, having regard only  to the debts or ^j^eims of which he  shall then have had notice.  Dated this 21st day of November,  A. D. 1911, al Enderby, B. C.  W. E. BANTON,  Bell Blk.,   Solicitor  for Assignee.  MILITIA ORDERS  The Enderby troop, 1st regiment B.  C. H., will parade on Friday, 15th  Doc, at 2 p.m., outside City Flail,  for inspection- by commanding officer,  ancl for the, purpose of signing the  Regimental Roll.   Dress inufti.  G. C.  J. HENNIKER,..Capt.  V;lv;l 1SNDE14BY PKESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  HAPPY HAWKINS  Copyright.  ia������������������9 ]  Bv ROBERT ALEXANDER WASON  [By-Small, Mayn&rd * Company, Inc.  CBAF'TKli   XX.���������������������������(Continued)  Richard   Whittingtou  Arrives  w  ie  KLD,   after   he'd     apologized1    a  couple o' 'chapters she told him  'ni. ah it was nearly through with  hook, ���������������������������an '  if. he'd como  up to  tho  h/nis-e after supper she'd be glad to lei  After .supper he went to  si-iit ol'  iVlellisso in for  gol.  it   Ik;   Went  hack   to  an' stayed up fill night  linn lake ii.  ;h������������������  hou.it.! an '  t.      When Iu<  T.lit; cook shack  iL-iuliri' it. Ont: of the boys wh.it got  in about two o'clock .said 'at he was  just about half through svith if the  .���������������������������second timo when he camo along, Hooks  is tin. dame as opium to some folks.  Al'uu that llarhic lined to send him  down'booka purty often, an' he used  lo get a world of comfort out of 'em.  One afternoon when Dick was cook  in' up a atew ���������������������������lahe/< came out an' sat  cm a cracker box talkie' to him.0 He  alius .seemed to have a likin' for Dick,  aa' used io chat with him right cou-  7^1'able. This afternoon he got to  npieuiliu' himself about lioiv much  money the place handled every year an'  mow much ihc'-was invested in if, an'  what a great thing the cattle  industry  .Jabez had  die used to  got a heap  ti: comfort out of 'cm. Dick went  along seasonin' an' aililiu' tin' stirrin'  nn ' not secniin' to pay a mite of atlcn  r.iun, until finally Jabez got tired of ap-  prei-.Jtuin' himself, an' sez, "Well,  what do you think ot this little plant  anyway?"  " Do you like the .-.ccuery around here  ���������������������������jr do you have to live hen. on account  of your health?'1 sex Dick, sort of unconcerned like.  .Jabez. looked at him about a .min  ute to kiud of get lhe drift of his  remark, au' then he hc/., "'What do you  mean by ih.it?"      ���������������������������  f:\Yhy," sez Diek, "'you ain't mak-  jii'' two per cent, pro/it, an' '[ was ju.st  wonderin' what you stayed here for���������������������������if  when folks got  [fe was game  the credit.     Mo  whole  rnannver  hi ui consid 'able to heave out the warn  ptiin for that    bunch;    but you should  have seen him swell up  .to' talkin' about   'em.  though, :in' gave Dick  thought   Dick   was  the  by this time.  l'larhie an' Dick had  antelope  starts   every  but  thoy wasn't  what  friendly   by   a   long  ways,  worn   a   rough  lookin'   beard  first  arrived;   but  afterward  jot  time  vou  over givin  they  met;  would  call  [Ue.lt  had  when   ho  he    had  was to the entire country,  ids   vanities   all  right,  an'  parade   'em  occasional an'  trimmed it to a point, an' it make him  look some like a doctor.     1.1 is oars were  net.  tight  to   his   head,  an'   he   had  a  proud nose; but  it was his hands an'  his   eyes   that   set   him   apart.       Iiis  hands were fair size but white, an' they  stayed white.    They had a nervous way  of   fussin'   around   with   things   when  over he got to thinkin'';  but after all,  the thing that  was  the  final  call  was  his eyes.     They were bright an' set in  under heavy  brows:  but    they     never  seemed  tryin'  to bend you, like some  eyes do, (hey just seemed so completely  sure of what they saw, an' they seemed  to have scon so much beforehand, that  a   feller   was  tempted   to slick  fo  the  truth   in   front of   Vm���������������������������even     when  it  wasn't   altogether   convenient.      Diek  was the  first cold-blooded  man   f  over  liked, an'  he was Mire cold-blooded hc  this period.  CflAl'TKK   XXI. "  Happy Makes a. Discovery  Now dogs an'  Barbie whh alius  The ol'man keptdopendiu' more'���������������������������������������������"'  more oii Dick, until finally Dick got to  signin ' checks, ordorin ' all the supplies,  an' takin' full charge; while Jabe/.  speut most of his time taggin ' around  after Barbie. They was like a couple  u' young children; but Barbie 'wasn't  (juite so high-headed with Diek after  the dog affair, an' r.hoy got to ridin'  together qui Lo. a bit themsoive<s. Barbie was just as good friends with me  a.s ever; but J could see--any one could  sec.���������������������������that Jabez was willin' io call Dick  a son-in-law just the minute that 'Barbie was.  By the time iio had been thore a year  Dick was the big head chief, an' the  ranch was boomin' along like a river  steamboat. He alius got the best of  everything in the way ol: supplies, an'  iwery laddio-buek in the West knew of  it; so 'at a Diamond Dot puncher didn't throw up his job joHt. for exercise.  The' was a swarm o' whito-fucod calves,  un1 about half of 'om wore other fellers' brands, which was a receipt for a  lot of fancy money; so 'at Jabez was  as well satisfied as tho men; an' even  Barbio had come to own up that Dick  was the fit tin'est man in those parts.  (To be Continued)  THE HUDSON BAY ROUTE  -('By 1,. S. Amery, M.P., Eng.)  splendid pulpwood, but a great deal, of  excellent, land winch is destined sooner  or later to be cultivated.    That particular region is being moro directly opened  up by lines coming  up  from Ontario,    but   its    development   will  undoubtedly be hastened hy  the opening  up of the sea route out of Hudson Bay  and by the general increase of interest  in  the  .Hudson  Bay   region  once. if,  is  made easy of access.      A  development  of." the lake fisheries along the route of  the Hudson Bay Bail way cau be reckoned ou, and there are great possibilities���������������������������though there are also somo doubts  ���������������������������as  to the  fishery  in *'thof Bay   itself..  The question of .the mineral wealth of  this   region   is  still   purely  conjectural.  Copper and  gold   have   been   found  on  the western shores of the Bay, north of  Churchill;   there  i.s  unlimited   iron  ore  in Labrador.      What else there may bo  has  still   fo  1)0  determined  by  systematic  exploration or by  accident.      .But  wheu   wc   remember   that   it  was  practically to a mere accidental by-product  of railway  building  that,  w.   owe  both  the  nickel  mines  of -Sudbury and  the  silver mines  of Cobalt,  we cau. safely  assume that in somo form or other the'  opei.'ng up of the  Hudson  Bay region  will    be   similarly    rewarded.       While,  other  more  attractive   portions  of   the  Dominion   arc   still  almost,   virgin,   the  opening up of the  [fndson  Bay region  will necessarily be a slow matter     But  that it wili come is certain.      It-will  never be a closely settled farming region   or   a.   highly   developed   centre   of  great, industries.      But  it   will   have  a  life of its own. aud breod a hardy pop  elation  of its  owu,  which  will   form a  material   addition^ to   the  strength   of  tbo .Dominion and of the Kmpire.  Kaddatz, Zedro Abasehacli, .Klip Waj-  tare, ���������������������������Jwan Makowecki, Andrew Holo-  wacz, Mojscy Ewanshuk, JNekefir Gow-  relink, Powlo Bojehuk, and Janosir, Anil rink.  Now the thing of importance about  all these names is not that they arc  funny, or that they reproduce Russia  and. Dutch-town on Canadian soil, but  that they are going on our electoral  lists, aud the men who possess them  will be counted amoug the bona tide  citizens of Canada. As time goes on  and the more adaptative of them have  become fairly well assimilated, we shall  have to,live on neighborly terms with  them, and it therefore behooves us to  got used to thoir' names now.  If we don't like this kind of tormin-  ology how would it, do to mako all  funny-named immigrants take new and  loss dangerous-looking names on landing V  AI r.  ceedin  b  an  intimate.  it wasn't for aoinothi:.' else beside the  til thy looger.''  Jabez, ho jumps to his fool an' goes  all through it again tellin' all he has  took in an' all he has paid ouL; while  "Dick kept alien din' to hi* pots an'  pans~thc same as if he was stone deaf.  Jabez milled on an' ended up with:  ''An' this here ranch has the best  --rater an' the best'range an' the best  shelter of any ranch in the state. What  do you. think' of-thal?"  "Why, I think if all the more reason  why ii should pay a business profit,"  diawls Diek. " Only J as I week, I heard  you complainin' somethin' fierce because you had to put up for a new  ireight:wagon. The gieal trouble with  vou' is that you don'I have no system.  . Vou Deed a manager, a mau who lakes  an interest in modern progress, a man  who riees (hat the. rest o' the incu pay  .a profit. I don'l mean a foreman, you  got- plenty o' Ihem. I mean n busi  ness man. Vou ain't no business man;  you don't like it."  Well, Jabez was siupciiej. He'd  never had nu wage owner dump advice  on him before, an' here wan it tramp,  ���������������������������ia yonvHiight r,nay,-:xvhn<,.started. in'by  Dogs just doted ou  tier, and she recipercated full measure;  but she had oue dog what was only a  dog by what they cull an act of courtesy. 1.1 must 'a' weighed fully two  pounds, an' had bushy hair at that,  ft had a bark to it. like one o' those  intellectual dolls what ean say Ma-maa,  Ma-maa, but the critter was as proud  o' this bark as though it shook all  the buildiu's on the place. . The blame  thing wasn't physically able to inflict,  much more damage than a mosquito,  but it was full as bloodthirsty, an' it  had took'a. keen disregard for Bill Andrews.  Bill Andrews was still tho foreman,  an' one day ho was ou his way to the  oiiice t.o make a report to Dick when  this imitation dog came sail in' around  the comer an' took a grab'at his leg.  lie had a brand new paii of pants on,  an/ they was outside his boots. Vou  know-how corduroy tears when the dye  has been, a bit too .progressive. . Well,  the pup looseuO'. up n piece like a set  fion of pie. Bill Andrews lost his  Christian fortitude, give that toy mufi"  a kick that, landed him fifteen feet���������������������������an-'  Barbie came around the corner, an'  Dick canie out of the oflice at, the same  time.   " ��������������������������� ���������������������������  The poor little pup was a-layin' on  hi.s back yelpin' liko a love-sick bobcat; a white rage came over me an' T  pulled out my gun; but before I' could  use it Dick had sailed into him without a word. Bill Andrews was tou  flustered to pull his own gun, so he  put up his hands, but it didn't- do no  good.       Diek   caught   him   under    tne  telling him lhat'whal ho really needed  was some one to run his business for  him. Ho didn't fly up though. lie  just iosc an' ghe Dink a searchin ' look,  .ui' then he meandered up to the house;  ���������������������������au' you could tell by the very droop  of tui. shoulder), that what he waa do-  in ' was thinkin'.  Thc upshot-of .-it .was i that, when  Flappy was hailed oui to the ranch the  next week, an' ns soon as he got so he  ���������������������������'.-���������������������������Tn 1 d���������������������������fce-1 l=-fi !Th=1" roi/i���������������������������wa lei^Dir-k���������������������������fitted  >ip an oflice in the north wing; an'  about fifteen minulos afterward we all  fell the difference. From that on  everything ran like a i omul up. Dick  didu't boss none, he \u>\ pointed mil  fii,? best way, an' we did it. All  ���������������������������'J;o"<i2 uuswiMN wc had told him about  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������liven an' winter nay an' such-like  .lad yimply gone in one ear--an' stuck  Ji.   the   inside   of -his   mental   ..caring.  _ iln_ discovered   lim I.  -labez   had      been  -tuck for furthuFVirdcrs oh most "of"hi.s  ���������������������������.iipplies, an' had alius managed to win  lhe bottom price whenever il  en me  .1 am to make a hale.  his  l .Well, Dick was a peipelual surprise  :patt.v. You could toll by the color of  'iiis skin thai hi; was an indoor man;  but he sal a hoss like a cow puncher,  fm' a.- soon as he got things runniu' to  -���������������������������-nit him on our place he got to inakin'  -jde trips lo tho oilier ranches. lie  'vouId spend two houia talkin' about  v. he weather; bul al lhe end oj that  time. !io knew, more about a man.'s .outfit than the. owner' himself. Then he  oidered out a lot, of stock papers, an'  i lie first thing we know, we was askin'  hini questions about things 'at we'd  ���������������������������illu.-i mipposed wc savvied from tail to  uui/./.le. He seemed to like me more'n  the rest, an' diosc Jmi: out to be his  ridin' pal an' what tie called an  Kong, which was simply the  for messenger boy; bul: Dick never  loaded a  A. D.  French  unlet of talk about himself. Vou  wouldn't  notice- it,  but  aged  to have tho other  he alius ruan-  follcr .do most  tho tulkiu'.  When winter came lie took a train-  load o-' cattle clear to Chicago an'  brought back twenty bulls���������������������������dandies!  Big- white-faced fellers wilh pool-t.ible  backs an' atocky legs, an' thoy sure  made the other stuff look like tlio cnam-  surulw  of  creation.       's'<-1  one  pjon  in  nur parts had over seen such cattle, an'  for the rest of the winter we helt a  fair an' booked enough orders for  wives to make n man nervous. Jabex,  had'gor.e along/an' it, must have gauted  " I want lo  say that 1  I St  chin, an' the buck of his  lioad struck j ^  the ground several moments before his'  feet arrived.     rt wus a beautiful blow;  I never seen a neater.      [ don't reckon  Barbie ever did either;   'cause as soon  a.s  sho had   gathered  up  the pup  she  walked up to Dick an' sc/.,  thank you  for this, au'  to  am  iu your debt lo the extent of any  favor   in   my   power."       Course   Dick  was   locoed   the   same  a.s   usual.       His  face   looked   like   the   settin'  sou.  ������������������o'  lfe:^-ouIdn-t-;=|)iimp=out^a=-W(jiid=-to^j_u_.ve  him.     Them two found it mighty hard  lo overcome the  first prejudice  they'd  fell  again  each other.  Bill Andrews he set up after a bit,  with his hands on the ground, braoin'  himself while he was tryin' to recall  the history of the few precedin' moments. Dick looked down at. him  calmly an' said, "An soon as you have  apologized to Miss Judson you may  come into-the oiiice -and -vse-shi.il. trans  aet our business." Then ho lifted his  hal, whirled on hi1- heel, an' stalked  inside like as if he was a colonel.  Bill Andiews was purty tol'able low  spirited; hut ho handed out as nlTectin'  au e.MMisr as he. could dream up, and  a.- ,-i.on as Barbie had spoke her piece  he slouched into the ollice purty consid'-  able cargocd up with conHicl'in' emotions. I'd rather shoot a man an' not  kill hini. than to be the cause of innk  in' him lool- ridiculous beforo a woman  - -I Imt K a rev cage, I'n I sneak like what  Bill Andrews was.  As soon as he an' Dick got through  wilh their talk, an' it was a purty  t.ol 'able lengthy confab at that, Bill  Andrewo went fo lhe boss an' tendered  in his resignation. ('ast Steel accepted it mighty hearty, 'cause Barbie  had just been callin ' on him; an' that  very mornin' Dick made l'ete Hanson  foreman.  Next night tho otlice safe was opened  an' fifteen hundred dollars was took.  I-Ivery one thought right away of Bill  Andrews, an' the. ol' man sent us out  iu pairs to scour the country. The'  wasn't much seourin' to be done, however, 'cause wc found Bill Andrews on  the next ranch, an' they was ready to  swear 'at he hadn't left it all night,  The' wavii'l. no one else thai any one  felt like suspect in'. Jabe/. wasn't the  man to weep over upsettin' a can o'  enndonscd, an ' purty soon the theft wm  forgot an' everything was runhin'  along ns smooth as forty quarts o'  joint oil.  Air. Ij, S. Amery. M.. l'��������������������������� the writer of  this article on the Hudson Bay Railway, is able to speak with authority  on the .subject;. lie accompanied Earl  Omy, the Govonior-Oenoral, on his trip  ex to fludsou Bay, in August of last <-ear,  traversing the, country which will be  opened up by the proposed railway, and  visiting both Fort Churchill and Fort  Nelson, one of which places will be its  Hudson Bay lenninus.  THAT  the   route  is u  foaaible  proposition   can������������������ hardly    be   denied.  The real question is:    Dojs it represent     an    economy    over    existing  routes  which1 justifies  tlie  expenditure  from a strictly business point of view?  Advocates of the route have estimated  the saving iu freight as fully 15 cents a  bushel, or :">s. a  quarter on wheat, and  as ,,������������������2 lo ������������������2 10s, per bend of cattle.    A  safer estimate would, perhaps, be '2s. a  quarter aiid .CJ ou cattle.     The advantage   on   inward   trauie   would   be   proportionate.      On this basis thero. ought  to   be  no  question  as  to  the  eventual  magnitude and. paying character of the.  trade    carried    on    during    the    four  months'- o-  tlie  open   season.     For "the  rest of" the   year' the", steamer!? .would,  presumably,   be "diverted   to   Halifax,  sydney,  or -St.  John's,  while  the  railway   would be confined to a  local  traffic "which   may at;  first   be   vory  small,  but is sure to rise to very respectable  proportions   with   tlio   general  development of the Hudson Bay region.    Taking  all   the   various   factors   into  consideration, it is reasonable to conclude  thnt  the  opening  up  of this  route  is,  standing by itself, a  fair business proposition.  From thc point of view of tlie West  and of the Dominion Oovernmeut thoic  are, however, other fnclors in favor of  fho Hudson Bay Kouto which justify  State assistance, if such be necessary,  i" opening up. The saving in freight,  even if only directly applicable to a  portion of the outward and inward  traffic, nf the West, would tend to keep  down transportation chargvs "all round  and to push on enterprise? such as, for  instance, the Georgian Bay Canal, for  offeeUng new- economies on the old  route. ' The benefit To the West, both  direct and indirect, in .veenring a better  market for its exports nud paying less  for ils manufactured imports should be  \T>y^niurk������������������Mlf-=^T-he=bonofit-=to���������������������������Britisl:  trade", which will by tho Hudson Day  Route he placed in as favorable a position lo compete with its American rivals in the West as it now is iu Bastern  Canada, will be no less pronounced.  Nor will the advantage be eon lined  to British importers. The manufacturers of Nov.! Scotia and Now Brunswick,  who have hitherto been nt a great disadvantage, in the market of the Went,  aa .compared ..with _t)ieir__Ont:irio rivals,  will be placed on more, oven terms.  Thc sugar and fruits of the West Indies are also not unlikely to profit by  (he route, onco it is in full working order. As a new and powerful link uniting Western Canada with Kastorn Canada, with the United Kingdom, and  with the Umpire as a whole, tht; Hudson Bay Kouto deserves consideration  uot only as an interesting business proposition bul as tt groat national and  Imperial project, a worthy sequel to  the great -railway projects 'by which  the Dominion has been built up and  united  in  the past.  So far 1 have dealt with the Hudson  Bay Route, simply as a new niaiu nr-  Uiry of commerce between tho Canadian Northwest, and the outside world.  ���������������������������But the building of the railway ancl  the opening up of the Hudson Bay region t.o the enterprise of the pioneer and  tbe prospector will, it is certain, have  important consequences of its own.  There is very little-doubt that a large  proportion of the belt of land north of  the present limit uf occupation ia fit for  cultivation. Between the Saskatchewan'and Churchill Rivers it is estimated there aro between :il),000,00u and  50,0000,000 acres of land capable of  bearing wheat. The proposed railway  would cross the eastern end oi this  belt, and eventually a main line might  run directly from Edmonton right  through it to thc Hudson Bay Railway.  The country around James Bay, at thc  extreme southern end of Hudson Bay,  contains not   only   immense   ureas 'of  SOME WESTERN NAMES  Sever..] hundred uew towns are to be  built in the West, wo are told, this year  and next. They will all havo to be named.  Ft is a comparatively easy thing to pick  out a fownsite on tho prairie, but where  does the supply of 'brand-now names  come from'. The now map-making that,  is continually going on in Western Canada is not merely a question of where  the towns shall be put but of what they  shall be called.  This   matter   of   place-names   iu   the  West is an interesting bit of study, and  reveals not ouly an amaxing profundity  but   a    very   considerable   originality.  They are not the  kind of names that  are  known  in   the  Kasl.o  Very seldom  does a western (own duplicate the'naine  of an eastern town���������������������������which i.s more than  can  be said  of  the  Bast  itself,  where  there are  many  repetitious.    A glance  at  the newest map of thc prairio provinces will show an interesting variety  of names that .are practically copyright.-  Thcy are the'.kind of names that would  not fit well in the Fast; simply because  they have grown put of western experiences and'conditions; The earliest were  rndian,' and,-many   sweet-sounding--fn-  .dian  names are ou  the map;  cnen lhe  cue was-taken, from the appearance of  Nature, particularly in the oasoot rivers, hills.i'and valleys; "and-Iatterly the  surname.? of men are being commemorated, men who have taken .some part in  the establishment of the town! or,  in  thc  case  of mauy  of   the  newest  stations,  tho officials or engineers of the  railway which is bringing the town into  being. *  But. even greater iii variety, interest,  and occasional oddity than the place-  names .are the names of the people.  Here, loo,-an effort is made to commemorate eome phase of western life, not  infrequently wilh' strange results. An  Indian mother near I'.dmouton hoard  of the. largo part being played iii the  West by the railways, and stiaightwny  named iier'youngest "C.F.K." Another, desirous of doing honor to the white  man's medicine, conferred upon !i������������������er  first-born tlie surprising distinction of  "Mary Ann  Hood's Sarsaparilla."  Surnames cannot, however, be so  easily manufactured or adapted, and  this explains the iuiinite variety of  family nomenclature in n country  wli_ire___(jcople_c_onio from evorvwhere  and bring thoir foreign-made namea  with   thom.     The   census   enumerators  INDIVIDUALITIES  Ba Follettc has beeu a district  attorney twice, a representative of Congress three times, governor of Wisconsin three times, and has been elected to  the United States Senate twice. And  now he wants to be Presidont.  Dr. Mury Bddy, the only,woman ever  given a license to practice medicine in  the Turkish empire, has arrived in  America to obtain medical supplies and  funds with which to increase the scope  of her work among the consumptives  of Turkey. She will tour tho eastern  states for two months, delivering lectures. "  ^ Lionel d������������������; Jersey Harvard, a young  Fnglishmau who is coming from' Loudon in October to enter Harvard Uui- .  versity, is a member of the original  Harvard family, and will also have the  distinction of being the first of-that  name-to attend the universitv founded  by Ids illustrious  ago. He  Harvard, a  kinsman   27i5   years  could give abundant witness to this, if  they would.  On the list of members of a Scandinavian hospital board incorporated not,  long ago by the Alberta Government  were .the following: Ole Diedriokson,  Ivnut Oullickson, Nils Schmidt, Fvim  Olstuc'l, and ab many others of the same  order. These are tamo, almost commonplace," however^and-may betaken merely by way of introduction. In the  same province and of the same tongue  aro such names as Biorinekx, Shollen-  borgcv, Woidonhemmer, M-iiekcnbirinj  and Opprtshiuiser, Schlottinhofer, Stroll-  mayor, and Olhoiser nre of Oennau lineage.  ^Vinnipcg has a flourishing social and  political club among the Polish young  mon of the city, and some of its mem-  hers and olficers are these: John Tyin-  ehovak, Andrew Dud/.inski, M. Gadet/.ki  Frank Rehab.  A student at Manitoba College registered iiH Samuel Byxchynski.  One of the notorious personages who  figured i" Manitoba police circles a  year op two ago was a linthenian, by  name. Wasyl Andrejezuk. The first of  these names is a common nne among lhe  Balicians. (Inachiem Thosiclniak is  pretty nearly a prize-winner which only  well-running tongwos should attempt, ft  is another But hem an name, found this  time in Alberta, Of the same order  are these: Gorclla Dyspak, Stem Pas-  czuk, John Rottenfusser and Alva Siegfried.           7 :-\ ������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  The government reports from all over  the West arc humanly interesting on  the score of namos, if in no other way.  They reveal such names as these, belonging to Canada's citizen farmers  and representing various bloods from  the ends of the earth: Jan Kamiaaki,  Yurko Gorawski, Wiahc',1 Myglej, Hefon  Achtemejckuh, Alike Korclink, Pe.tro  Jakeraekiik, George Posichulk, William  is  descended  from  Thomas  second cousin of John, and  prepared  for'college at the same^'Lou-'  don school at which John Harvard prepared  tor    Emmanuel    College,    Cambridge. 300 years ago.   .  Miss  Kate  Barnard, who has  in fifteen   months succeeded   in  having  property and money to the extent of $500 -  000  restored  to  its  rightful  claimants  the Indians of Oklahoma, is uow work-  nig to have the next Oklahoma legislature  pass  her  '��������������������������� rndian  orphan"    bill"  which will prevent further robbery of  Indian  children and enable further restoration   to   be   made.      She  is  state  commissioner  of  charities   and   corrections, and asserts that the white guard  lans  of  rndian   children   have  profited  to the extent of several million doiia.s  by thoir trickery. ���������������������������' ......  dean -Thoophile Homolle, recently sus- ���������������������������  pended from his position as director of-  thc Louvre, owes-his greatest fame to  the  excavations  carried out  at' Delphi "  under his direction. .  It waa a trem.m- -  dous piece of work, and with- the work-  at Olympia marks the greatest classical"  discoveries of the'age;   jf'c was diroc-..":  tor-  of -the. French, school.  at-Athons  from J 891 until  1P03". '   Several works"-  on Greek nrehaeology.J.nve eome' from-  his. pen, and he is still 'eiigagbd"iir pub- -  lislung the account;of,the Delphi exca-  yations'in a great-Avork called "Fonille  de Delphes."  Albert .7aegers, the senlptor of "the.  Baron von .Steuben statue, which was  recently presented by the United States '  to Germany, lias been decorated with the.  Order of thc Eagle, fourth elass. in ro-  cognition of his" merit. He waa born  at Rlberfield, Germany, in 1868, obtaining hta education in the public schools.  Without, wealth or influential Yfriends  he worked away in the faee of many ���������������������������  discouraging features, nntil, aelf-'taught  in art, he arrived at tbe point where  his creations commanded recognition.  He Avent to America several years ago  to make his home, and be baa an attrae-  t.ive phice at Saffron, New York.'  THE FUTDBE OF VENICE  M. Paul Souday, writing in the Eclair,  takes a gloomy vieAv of the future of  Venice and incidentally shakes an admonitory finger at the Venetian anthori-  -tios==should-=his--foreeast===be==-reMli/,edf====  Venice, he says, is disappearing, and  by that same sin of ambition "by which  tho angels fell." Not eontont to be  the museum of thc world, she has east  a longing eye upon her old eommorclnl  supremacy and has dreamed dreams of  its restoration. To this ond she has  tried to deepen the Grand Canal, and  the result has been a flow of water  around the ancient foundations of the  i:ity._and with lamentable_con!.c,qtii.!ices.  Tho fall of the Campanile, says M.  Souday. was due to no other cause, and  hoav there are ominous cracks in Die.  Doge's Palace, there has been a subsid  once in the base nf St. Mark's, nnd fissures have appeared in the Bridge, of  ihe. fiinlto. M. Souday asks if Venice  is doomed to disappear and if the death  of hor commerce is to be followed by  the death of her romance.  1't is to be feared that Al. Souday  must he answered iu the aflirmative, although it would be a pity to hasten  the inevitable by an attempt to revive  commercial glories that are glorious  only because they are blurred by the  mists of time. Venice will disappear  like nil other human things. [f Die  l?ialto could be drapped in'cotton wool,  still it. would not be immortal.  The world i* full of ruins haunted by  ghost* who would look upon Venice  very much as we look upon a new mining camp. They have disappeared, or  nearly so, and Venice must go the same  way sooner or later. Hut let il be.  later. To hasten the process by commercialism would be a crime for'which  only Dante could furnish the adequate  penalty. A modern ocean liner in the  Grand Canal would be an inspiring spectacle," but for this tbe Doge's Palaco  would be too high a price.  The man who hasn't enough property  to interest tho tax-assessor is -always  talking about the good be would do if  he were a millions, .e.  v HO  i  i ENDKRBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  fit I  IS  '9  IT  Jk WONDERFUL DISCOVERY!  An eminent scientist, the other day.  gave his opinion that the most won  derful discovery of recent veins was-  the discovery of Zani-Huk. .lusi  think! As'soon as a single thin layer  of Zam-Buk is applied to a wound 01  a Horo, such injury is insured against  blood poison! Not one species ol  microbe has been found that Zam-Buk  des not, kill!  Then again. As soon as Zrim-Buk  is applied to a sore, or a cut, or to  skin disease, it stops the smarting.  That is why children are such friends  of Zam-Buk. They care nothing for  the science of the thing. All they  know is that Zam-Buk stops their  pain. Alotlierd should never forget  this.  Again, As soon as Zam-Buk is applied to a wound or to a diseased  part., the cells beneath the skin's surface arc so stimulated that new  healthy tissue is quickly formed. This  ���������������������������forming of fresh healthy tissue from  below is Zam-Buk's secret of healing.  The tissue thus formed is worked up  to the surface and literally casts off  the diseased tissue above it. This i?  why Zam-Buk cures are permanent.  Only the other day Mr. Marsh, of  J01 "Delorimier Ave... Montieal, called  upon the Zam-Buk Company and told  them that for over tAventy-five years  he had been a martyr to eczema. Hi������������������  hands were at one time so covered  with sores that he had to sleep in  gloves. .r'our years ago Zam-Buk was-  introduced to him. and in a few  months it cured him. Today���������������������������over  three years after his cure of .1 disease  hc hail'for twenty-five years���������������������������he is  .still cured, and has had no trace of  any return of the eczema!  - All druggists sell Zam-buk ni 50c  box, or wc will send free trial box if  you send this advertisement and a Ic.  stamp (to pay return postage). Ad  dress Zam-Buk  Co.. Toronto.  CANADA'S      GREATEST      SCHOOL  W7JM7P&G  Urn*  -    ESTABLISHED IBS8.   _.  1 Cor. 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THIS is a HOME DYE  ANYONE  can use  5^  |^*l dyed ALL these  INDIFFERENT KINDS  of Goods  ==- with the SAME Dye.  I used  CLEAN and SIMPLE to Use.  NOchnncootuHlngtlieWKONODyoforthcGoodi  one Imk to color. All colors from your Drufml.it or  Di-olcr. I'KEK Color Card and STOUY Booklet lt,  Tlio Johu.oti-Riclior.lMni Co., Limited, Montreal,  The Rocking Chair  8  fLVER and mauve of sea holly, foxgloves nil purple and  sno-yr  be.lls blur, as sen  in tho sunlight, daisies like .".tars in  a row.  Phlox wheic the wind loves to linger with a 1.0ft littlo sound  liko ruin���������������������������  These :uo my garden's gloiy ar the fall o! the year again.  Hobcniary's green and gray tangles, basil and balm aud me,  Thyme in soft cushions of purple, lavender's mists, of hive;  Mignonette's lusset and amber, lad's love and inaijorlaino���������������������������  These make the sweet 0' my garden at the fall 0' the year  again.  Hollyhocks splendid in satin, poach-hued and pink and pearl,  Fuchsias like eardrops for fairies a-swiag to the wind's soft  whirl,  Anemones' curved like pale sea shells that cherish the waves'  refrain���������������������������  'Mong them 1 roam ne'er rememb'riiig the fall o' the year  again."  *    ������������������    ������������������  But, after all, it isn't the garden that if-- occupying  milady's particular time and attention in "the fall 0' the  year.'' Not if she is a practical home-keeper, it isn't. It's  ttie inside of the house, not the outside, demands her earnest  consideration. The pretty wicker porch furniture must be  stored iu the attic to make room for cosy ease-inviting arm  chairs and couches ''done" in warm, soft, tints that match  the flames in the grate fires, blazing in thc libraries and  living room hearths these sharp fall evenings. The hammock pillows are to be shaken from their dainty crash and  muslin and linen covers and, put into velvet, tapestry, leather,  or some other of the dozen and one dresses that help to make  things look bright and "comfy" inside, while autumn rains  are falling arid the yellow, frosted leaves come drifting  down. Tho cool, delicate hangings, with their ruffles and  frills, that made home a delightfully attraetive'place while  the thermometer in, the shady comer of lhe back porch  climbed aud climbed till we got dizzy watching its 'upward  flight, and fled desperately to beach and river cottages���������������������������  these will be "dry;cleaued" or laundered .and'folded away  for another summer's day resurrection. "Heavy winter rugs  must be,shaken free of mothballs and camphor, the furnace  put in order, the pipes attended to, and storm windows put  on. It's decidedly a busy, practical season, this "fall 0'  the year," our women poets to the contrary notwithstanding.  'Not much time to loaf round the garden with a "fall house  cleaning" to oversee.  ���������������������������        ���������������������������    ' '',*���������������������������*./' * "  With these emergencies iu mind, when 1 heard that the  manager of the "interior decoration, department-" of a  certain/huge shop on Portage Avenue had returned fiom a  six weeks' visit to Now York; J scuttled round to .see him  and get a few advance tips.. Managers of departments in  big "shops don't specially like to give away their new ideas,  but' stroke 'ern just right and sometimes they'll ".talk'"���������������������������  a little. ���������������������������' ' - - ���������������������������   \  .One of-'the-"new" things he told me-w'as an bli one.  That' is that the simple lines, dull, soft tonesand quaint, old-  fashioned'furniture that, marked the interiors of our grand-"  fathers' homes 'are moro than ever thc vogue. .We- have  gone back.'to first principles in .basic, matters of taste and  good '-form in" home furnishing, and apparently :we.intend  staying - there;;. Por,- vjhich -let: us _ be-, duly ..thankful. - Thus  the newest .thing" in _wallpapersr.id the"'.',blended;"leather."  'effect,-'that-simulate's .quite" perfectly'" jn tone-anti grain-the  beautiful/,,'mellowed _tints','of ,the time-worn, interiors "of/a  "hundred-years ago! ��������������������������� Vour library,ort"living,room' done in one  of the "doxO'leather'; papers,will form'an-artistically sober,  "'setting for. capacious;leather-covered couches)'"straight.mas-,  sivo chairs,-and the-long'rows of books with their faint'  leathery smell. Old-fashioned .'panel-effects," either" in  'paper, or,-if your drawing-room is an elaborate one, in'silk  against "a'-plai'n moire background; willalso be " the.thing.",  ' For-the bedrooms, we have'the dear, quaint patterns of  hanging baskets filled, with ferns .and violets,..festoons of  morning 'glory vines, .Louis XVI. designs" of lattice work  and trellis showered with pink'or red or yellow roses, to  say" nothing of stripes of varying^width,and color, and heaps  of' flowers of no botanical classification whatever, ' With  thesc,-has naturally come the revival of figured chintz and  cretonne coverings for chairs and couch, and hangings for  stand ancl dressing table. If you like to be a bit exclusive,  and still consider the exigencies of a slender purse, buy the  h.'indblocked musJins which arc shown in the shops ;jnst now  at"-such reasonable prices. These-muslins are .printed by  hand instead of run off in,carloads by high-speed modern  machinery, so the designs are exclusive, the stock necessarily  limited,  ��������������������������� If. you arc one of thoso artist souls to whom harmony of  design", even down to the lust minute detail, means quite as  much as does the more obvious harmony of color to those  less-Scnsitively_attiiued,_yo_u_jrilLappreciat'e a _c_e_rtnjn very  now idea in curtains and hangings. As you probably know,  velvet has almost entirely displaced velour iu the affections  of the up-to-date home keeper, this season. She has extended her predilection for velvet gowns to make it include  that most artistically satisfying of all materials in every  sort of diawiug-room aud library drape and cover. French  velvet, an imported fabric, is a most, exquisite material  used in this way. Tt is a very recent importation, coming  iu a variety of beautiful shades, including golden brown, old  blue, that charming silvery shade of green known to milliners  as "reseda," as well us a good half down other colors. But  \l~'n thc original fashion in whieh-it may-hc-decorated to  match the rest of the room that insures the permanent popularity <vf "French velvet with milady who delights in making  her home furnishings a triumph of artistic achievement.  Suppose you have a now rug, or bolter still, a handsome old  one, whose pattern and coloring yon wish reproduced in  curtains or hangings. The portion of the rug design you  want to use is traced on flic velvet in exactly the same way  you used to "burn" leather for pillows and so on when tlie  craze for "burnt-work" raged some time ago. The pattern  is then filled in with oils, in precisely the colors of the rug,  excepting that on tho veivcfc they are infinitely softened  and shaded. I saw one set of hangings that, was going into  a beautiful Orcaccntwood home. Thoy w?re of golden brown,  and the borders wore all in autumn tints of reddish gold,  bronze and rich brownish yellows. If you are clever with  brush and pencil you can buy the material at a nominal cost  and still have a library or drawing-room set that a real millionairess will envy you. if you must be very economical indeed, and aren't accomplished along those particular lines,  get thc inexpensive cotton taffetas and dimities that  come in wide ribbon-like bands ready for eutting out and  sewing on plain materials in decorative border designs.  There are a variety of colored flower borders, with their  clustered leaves of'green, that, turned "wrong side out,"  their brilliant colors dull and blur into thc much-to-bc-dft-  sired "shadow effects" popular just now.  The prettiest thing T saw among the new upholsteriugs  was a material something like plain old-fashioned denim, but  with dainty cicam aud white backgrounds, and the. most exquisite pale blue and pink and delicate green flowers scattered over it in this same"shadow effect." At a little distance  it resembled nothing so much as a, huge ���������������������������'yard-wide bolt of  Persian ribbon. It i.K used almost exclusively for drawing-  rooms and reception rooms, an obliging .young salesman informed rue. I hadn't either of those, so Y bought a yard  to cover a sofa pillow or so.   It's lovely.  '**���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������."'  All of which is apropos if you kappen to be o������������������e of tk������������������s������������������  fortunates   who  have  a  home.   But  suppose  you  haven't.  Suppose you are-a stranger in Winnipeg, or in any of our  larger cities nowadays, for that matter, and have two or  three, or may be half a dozen kiddies,' and are trying to  find a roof tree to stow thern away under. If one is financially able to purchase a home of one's own, all very well,  lint in looking over the "houses to rent" columns in the  daily papers, or "apartments to let" lists in the agents'  offices, tho "no children" warning appears with appalling  frequency. J know a little mother, newly arrived in Winnipeg, with four charming children, who has stored her modest  household goods, loaned out one of the children to a relative,  sent another to the country, and has settled down with her  two youngest to. what is apparently a fruitless "house-to-  house canvass" foi a home. From apartment aud cottage  alike shchas been turned away, so soon as that dark secret  of a family of four has been revealed, ft seems that, something is wrong with the scheme of things when you look from  the bright, healthy children, with. their pretty faces and  silken curls, to the sign 'which reads "No cats, dogs, parrots  or children allowed"���������������������������now doesn't it?  Have you noticed what a quantity of space is devoted  nowadays to reading matter designed especially to interest  children? There are almost as many children's periodicals  as'theie are publications devoted to."woman's interests."  Even in the over-crowded columns of the daily press, the  "children's page" and the "woman's department"- have  sense. If not, we may "skim" or ignore, aud no particular  harm done. .'    '  But how about the children's writers! A child's sensitive imagination is a very delicate, impressionable thing.  Well do J, myself, remember, for instance, the fearful joy  wilh which I devoured the legend ,of thc "hobgoblins and  the golden ball" by day, and shivered with the covers pulled  over my cowardly little head for half the night in a verv  agony of horror at the recollection of the slicing of the  ugly giant's head ofl'. After reading-"Robinson Crusoe"  J loathed all food for days as a result of a- haunting recollection of the feast of thc cannibals which old "Defoe portrays  with such a lavish pen. No one took the trouble to find out  tne ''why." 1 .was simply airily classified by my-elders as  "a very nervous child." ' 7'-  A well-known woman's magazine, which has an enormous  circulation in Winnipeg homes, and which'also bears the  reputation of being the best-edited woman's paper in the  world, came out in this month's current number"with a  "children's page" it would puzzle. the /grown-ups to' do-,  cipher. A solid page of the most intricate and fanciful  lettering purported to relate the adventures .of ��������������������������� a certain  '.'bear," whose portly form..,outlined in drawing1 over the  printed story, added to tbe; difficulties of its translation." Tt  is emphatically wrong to subject,-a, child's" eyesight'to the  strain involved in attempting to read'such a quantity of all  gradually assumed the dignity of well-established institutions.  JJoubt-less, sandwiched among the wholesaler-earns of matter  indiscriminate, wc women folk may. glean occasional helps  of'practical* benefit. The-array of authoratiye \treatise oi?  preserving complexions, morals, ginger root or"a husband's  love, the comprehensive(deductions as to the best method-of  wearing our bangs, rcligion-orhats���������������������������are many times-irradiated with the ehecrfnl. glow of downright helpful,'common  but unintelligible matter, to say_ nothing .of ;;the" infinitely  greater wrong inflicted in'allowing the growing'intelligence  to-be clogged yvith 'the trivialities of: a.silly taIe.f"I.Parehts  a rc\ot, very'-"consistent)-'it"- has"al,ways= seemed.'to'me,"ahyway:  ���������������������������JM.any a,.mother, who ..wduldn 't a'iream . of. allowing-.her," five-  year-old child to attend a vandevillc.'performance'willirigly  gives" tha't same ehild';'the /'funny papers ..'-'and/' com i'c"  supplements", with their alleged 'jokes and' oft-times7 riide  illustrations.";,-   . _'',     .,:-/   '     -:7.    ',   ,"--'"    7",-'.,;,'.-  ' 7 The window spaces of the up-to-date" milliner shops'arc  displaying all sorts of new fancies, and charming conceits  in thc way 'of new leather work. There are poeketbobks and  ���������������������������handbags, and what attracts attention "most," table pads "of  soft morocco and suede in subdued shades, with leather oversets upon riclrembroidered satins, and in some instances over  real peacock's feathers, sewed beneath the openwork designs,  the soft iridescent-tresses peeping but-beyond,-in-a' most  original way. When you seo another oh these, odd 'artistic  pads, yon rub your eyes���������������������������for you begin to think that millinery is surely "breaking in" to everything this year. It has  the corners'of leather open-work.'set over coarse gold bullion mesh.- - ��������������������������� - .  There are handbags heavy with golden embroideries or  sewn with seed'pearls and emeralds in quaint designs. One  of the larger shops'offers a new material in theway-of the  dainty 'kerchiefs which milady tucks away iii these handbags. U is an English fabric, soft, line and sheer.' that has  only recently been shown iu this country, though 'the salesman told me the "Lissue" 'kerchief, which is its technical  name, 'has been displayed for a year or more in the London  shops. They are dainty, but quite' inexpensive, which last  is more or less an item worthy of honorable mention these  'firs"frr'oJ<l=TlTry5pwlieii everybody is sneezing!  Greatest Invention of Age  for Hoarseness, Weak Throat  jwothing So Far Discovered is so Beneficial to Public Speakers, Ministers, Singers and Teachers  aa Catarrhozone.  Because of its strengthening influence upon thc vocal cords, Catarrhozone cannot be too highly re- ,  commended as a wonderful voice improver. It almost instantly removes  huskincss or hoarseness, thus insuring  clearness and brilliancy of tone. Catarrhozone keeps the mucous surfaces  in perfect condition, and its regular  use absolutely prevents colds and  throat, irritation, therby removing the  singer's greatest source of anxiety���������������������������  unfitness of voice. The most eminent  speakers and prima donnas are "sol-  dom without Oatarrho'/onc, and credit.  in no small degree ��������������������������� thoir uniform  strength and brilliancyv.of) tone <to its  influence.  Singer Eecommends Catarxhozone.  "For many years I have been a sufferer from that terrible disease known  as CATABRH.  "Being a professional singer, < you  can readily understand tbat Catarrh  would be a serious hindrance to my  professional skill. '  "One year.ago,.L read in the 'Pro-   ���������������������������  gress'   a  convincing ��������������������������� testimonial ' from  one who had been, cored of.this dia- '.  ease"  through   using, your God-sent iu- -  vention, Catarrhozone.    '    *     .-    '  "Believing in the'merit-of vCatarrh- - ,'  ozone, I tried it.   '  "Catarrhozone cured me .and has  been the means of my success.  -       '.'    ���������������������������  "You are at liberty to use my name  if it will help relieve some from suf- ��������������������������� _  fering, and I will always remain..   '.  "Bob Bi.xley, Mow Glasgow/N.S."-  Mr. Bixley is one of the best known ' ,,  singers" and entertainers iii1 the' Mari:- -.  time Province's. 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Vou take out ouly the  recipe you need at the time���������������������������so very convenient. Should  you decide to inaugurate the new system, here is a. trio of  tomato recipes for entiy at this season when fresh tomatoes  are least expensive:  ���������������������������To-one-biiHhel of-tomatoes broken," boiled," and" strained,"  add one ouiu.c of cloves, two ounces allspice, fonr ounces of  whole black pepper, four large onions, boil all together for  hour over slow fire. Add one and one-half pints of fine salt,  one and one-half pints of good vinegar, one-fourth bottle of  pepper sauce with tho peppers. Stir well. When cold, bottle  and seal.  Ono quart smaJl yellow tomatoes', ono orange, two medium-sized carrois, four cupfuls of sugar, ono and one-half cupfuls wafer. Peel orange very thin, then cut off the white part  and reject it. Then scrape the carrots and put orange,  orange peel, and carrots through the small size food chopper.  Cut np the fomotocs and put all the ingredients together and  boil until it thickens a littlo.  Kven the "old reliable" cook books manage to confuse  us at times with the mingling of weights and measures in a  recipe. An accurate schedule is a good thing to have around  in such a time of stress. The following 'measures will href the most gcnwally used article.", and will be found to bo  correct:  An ounce of granulated sugar equals two level tabic-  spoonfuls.  An ounce of flour, four level tablespoonfuls.  An ounce of butter, two level tea spoon fills.  An ounce of ground cofl'cc, five levol tablespoonfuls.  An  ounce of corn starch, tlwoc level tablespoonfuls.  An ounce of thyme, eight level tablespooiifuK  An ounce of grated chocolate, three level tablespoonfuls.  An ounce of pepper, four level tablespoonfuls.  An ounce of salt, two level  tablospoonfiils. 7  "An ounce of mustard, four level tablespoonfuls.  An ounce,, of cloves, four level tablespoonfuls.  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Au ounce of olive oil, two tablespoonfuls.  postal, order\������������������'or',two,;Bhill3ngsf';^f!j:J;V;  and sixpence7<?_*Please send.me'.r*o"neToi7^������������������'i:?4  your-, patent - razors,, by*- rerun;.���������������������������J.. .0.���������������������������r������������������/,,, A*_y.������������������  As T 'don !t possess 'two slJlliogs'aud.six-^-'jrt.-rf.'5..^  pence at the' moment, 'Icaiinot sen'd"iit/j;'',-,^"^fu  However,.! haye'iid .doub't you will .seni^y'^/y^.  the razor. ���������������������������Jri" a' lar'ge-'coucefn,-7like"\''f *7'/"rz  yours one postal.order,more or less,'will/' JiZZ/  not matter."     , -    . ,'---, ;>"-.;.',,-,>r_..,������������������:   7'.-7>  Messrs. Strop and Company 'replied, a*";--='-~"\t.  follows:��������������������������� '. -'-   '".7'-..������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������-. '-f~'.'.y'.Z'zi-Z-rzZ-j-  "Dear-Sir,'���������������������������Wc 'beg-to 'ftrward ;>^oi;  thc razor, and thank yan'for",ywr, esteemed patronage:-,-' P.S.���������������������������Our " packer  has carelessly J'orgottcn'- to enclose, the  razor. To" one with fi" chortle, such- as  yours, however, one razor .more or-less  will not "matter! " .__-.   .,���������������������������''-.///  >���������������������������   ^ 1     -  57  TR1  Foi  Mm  !Y MURINE EYE  For Red. Weak, Weary. W^toy Eye������������������  ND GRANULATED LIDS  Murine Doesn't Smart���������������������������Soothes E������������������e Peln  Murine Eye Remedy, Liquid, 25c, 50c, $1.00. ^.,  Vlurice   Eye Salve, io  Aieptic Tiiwa,   25c,  $(.00.  MEHOV  /���������������������������toy Eyes W.  D LIDS I  ies E������������������e Peln W  IYS BOOKS ANDADVfCE FREE BY MAIIT  Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago  Eitrt Wmm'  ���������������������������ura viMtaespnr  Tha ������������������������������������������������������������������������ T_g___l Syrinfc.   Bast  ~   tciwiew.   it cksnam  When Your Horse  Cots Lame  ���������������������������When >r develops a Spa-fin Curb, Splint,.  IUnjbone or any ollirr UiwHew���������������������������don't ruk',1  lo-sinj: him  throu~li iiofflail���������������������������Uou't ruo Jurt  U3(;rist a .ink Ijytx.ic.rliuciitliiK with unknown  remedies���������������������������don't pay a. lilg ������������������eUuinHT WU.   U������������������  'Kendall's Spavin Cure  [ ������������������nil ctirftltunirVlyinan*felywiUiout������������������K������������������������������������orm������������������fk.  Ria.il wh������������������.l w. W. Hruwii or Content AlU.,������������������ril���������������������������������������������������������������  "I liavo nwil y������������������u." Spavin (lure forye������������������n and 1i������������������t������������������  completely utred Kool Rot in my herd of cattl*  and Splints :.nil Spavins on hone*.   I find khatit  euros tthernvnr lt Is faithfully apiiUefl.  Thou������������������*nds of oilier hone owner* bate had tba  same exiwrlciifo.   For abouHOyears Ktadall'l  Spavin Cure lu.i Ixen tho old reliable reiasdj.  It hu bstoI lullllun. of d/jltera for bora*  owner*.   Go to yonr (Troegiilt���������������������������nt *  couple- of hollies to kr<p on luind,  met  41 per Bottle���������������������������0 bottles for ������������������5.   it  him alTO for freo book; "TreaU������������������o������������������  Uis Horse"'���������������������������or write direct torn  60 m      Pr.R.J.KeBfellC*.  EMstarfFjUa.  DJU.  110 THE F.NDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, December 14, 1911  ENDERBY_PRESS  Published evory   Thursday at   Enderby, B.C. at  PU J2 per year, by tho Walker Press.  Advertising' nates: Transient. 50c an inch first  inserionNsc each subsequent insertion. Contract advertisinK. SI an inch per month.  __c_������������������l Notices: 12c u line first insertion; 8c a line  each subsequent insertion.  ReadinK Notices and Locals: 15c a line.  DECEMBER 14,~1911  town of Enderby. Is it any wonder  the district is held back ? Is it any  wonder thc   government is  backward  to  sessment down  years ago.  ESCAPING  TAXATION  The report of the recently held tax  Commission will no doubt be an interesting onef If a report were published showing the inequalities of the  present levy, it would make interesting reading. Particularly m relation  to"the district between here and Mara  and farther in the direction of Salmon Arm. The recent movement to  incorporate this section, has brought  to light some things which the Government should be apprized of, and  which, if known, would quickly lead  to a re-adjustment on an aquitable  basis. There is something wrong in  Denmark when property valued at a  figure within the $10,000 mark can be  held on an annual tax ol $1.80. If  the Government would revise the  present assessment and make the levy  more on the lines of equity, it would  be the greatest blessing to the district. At the present time a strenuous fight is being made against rural  incorporation by those whose taxes  have been little or nothing. Cases  have been reported where the owners  of 160 acres of valuable land, held at  $40 an acre, have been getting ofl  with a tax of ������������������1-80 per annum. Another who values his property at  ?10 000 pays the munificent sum of  $7o'.00 per year, and complains even  at that of the high taxes.  These, it is true, are extreme cases,  and yet, wc are informed there are  many instances reported which are  almost as bad, and. show the marked  inequality of the government assessment. These properties are not situated far away from the trunk roads,  but" on " the contrary, some of -them  have, government roads .running  *   -hy them or through them or to them,  wonuer uiu Bu������������������cu..^u. *~ ���������������������������  in dealing liberally with this district which amis  in the matter of road and bridge  grants ? It is really not much wonder that these men are opposing the  proposed incorporation of the district, for then their properties would  be assessed at somewhere near the  value, and the district would ad-1  vanco accordingly. In thc advance  thc owners would reap the benefit���������������������������a  benefit a hundred fold greater than  that which comes to them through  S the ridiculously low assessment and  i light taxation. This, perhaps, they  have not seen, but they will some  day. In the meantime it is up to Uie  Provincial Government to readjust  thc matter of taxation in this district. Not that there should be any  hardship worked on the land owners.  But when men put a value of say $40  an acre on their land, and pay a tax  at a value of less than a cent an acre  it cannot be   any  matters up to a more equitable figure  ancl make them bear their just share  of the burden of maintenance and improvement.  It is the policy of the McBride administration to assist in every legitimate way the districts which show a  disposition to help themselves. It is  a just policy, it is the right policy.  It encourages thrift, and leads to the  fuller development of the province, so  rich in natural resources. But the  districts quite as rich m resources,  that sit back and cry eternally to be  spoonfed rather than assume a share  of the responsibility of government,  get scant treatment-the treatment  justly coming to them. It is to be  sincerely   hoped   that the farmers of  trict can have is a low assessed valuation; and the worst policy for a  town or   district   to   follow is that  keep the rate of as-  to    that   of twenty  RACING ON THE ICE  Mr. M. J. O'Brien was in the city  from Vernon this week. Mr. O'Brien  has 'been 18 years in Vernon, and is  the owner of some of the fast horses  of the Valleo. He took a look at  Earl Jr., while here. Vernon is inaugurating ice racing this winter.  The owners of Vernon fast ones are  planing to hold a meet on the ice of  Swan Lake this winter, ancl they expect to have a very interesting time.  This meeting will not be *or such  horses as Earl Jr., but they have  lesser lights which will shine and  make the event of considerable importance.    .. FOR HARDWARE    and GRANITE-  hardship to bring WARE try Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  the Enderby district will wake up to  their   position.    We   may as well be  honest in   the    matter.-    -he policy  adopted by them in the past has been  suicidal-    They have killed the value  of their    own   homes,  for no matter  what value they put upon their land  when offering it   for sale, if it is assessed at   less- than   a   tenth of. the  price asked for it, the assessed value  will   regulate    its   real   .value'. -The  SeT^Poo-t Wti-cat a.town M dis  I  If you want to  Buy, Sell or  Trade  A FARM  Ai FRUIT LOT  A HOUSE  A BUSINESS LOT  or A BUSINESS.,  I have them at Mara, Enderby, Vernon, Victoria; Vancouver, Winnipeg  or elsewhere. Write tio me. My list  is now ready.  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard,Mara,B.C.  Ladies'Tailoring  and Dressmaking  Pressing and Cleaning of Gents'; Clothes  M. E. BOUCH  Cliff-St., next door to. City Hall.  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817.  CAPITAL all paid up, $14,887,570,00:   REST, 515,000,000.00  Hon   President, Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal G. O. M.  President, R. B. Angus, Esq.,  Vice-President and  General Manager,   Sir Edward Clouston, Bart.  BRANCHES IN LONDON, BNG., NEW YORK and CHICAGO.  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT  Deposits received from %1 upwards, and interest allowed at current rates.  Interest credited 30th  June and 31st December.  >T^,.,                                                      A.  E.  Taylor, Manager  ENDERBY BRANCH  *'   u        y              -  TeTcraM  Agent for  FIRE, LIFE ft- ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  GOURLAY-ANGELUS  PLAYER PIANOES  ANGELUS PLAYER ATTACHMENT FOR ANY  PIANO  ESTEY CHURCH & PARLOR ORGANS  SHERLOCK-MANNING CHURCH ORGANS  ��������������������������� "<���������������������������' o '  SECOND-HAND PIANOS & ORGANS  at low prices and easy terms.  OFFICE WITH   MR. GEO. PACKHA  ':,    '  Deer Park Land Office. , ^^^^^  Ma_.net Cream Separators  Finestmthe 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 o������������������  finest brick hotels in the country. Although  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, hecalls.his  hotel the King Edward. In addition to the ex--  cellence of thi meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists.    ;.  . (Extract from Lowcry's Ledge.) .-.----_  "-^^^mTshopping Here   A few suggestions from  M 1   _  ���������������������������._.      ^>a.   *+m\  =our=many=line_s  7"    ' L������������������.  Motors M and Animals. Airslnps, Etc., 25c to ������������������.75 cacb; Building Block,. 15c  - -������������������������������������������������������- yr:/zzzy/r r rr'���������������������������~ - -~ - ������������������- - - - - - -  to 35c.     Games, 10c to 35c.  shown  in Enderby. _  Useful Gifts for the Little Ones  RIGHT PRICE and RIGHT QUAUTY.  Infant's and Children's Bear Clot    ^; ^.^^ rcg. ?3.50 & *4.00  2 only:   Dear Cloth Coats, deep collar & bund tun        ,  SALE PRICE "���������������������������;���������������������������;������������������������������������������������������"������������������������������������������������������"��������������������������� "ioJ,  ; 1 50 each  4 only: Bear Cloth Coats, plain.........SALb -; ���������������������������         $ ^ cach  2 only: Imitation Lamb's Wool Coats bALL      ^  Bcarcloth Prain Covers ������������������'  J "  p.00 each  Girl's White Bearcloth Ruff  ^]^ R        $ 1#00 ea  Girl's white Bearcloth Muff   \      7, /nnA  Muf!          65c each  Child's white Bearcloth Combination Run and^ff      ^  ZaT^sT^nTo^^ Muslin, ^n^nen ^  CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR LAMES  ABOUT THAT SUIT OR OVERCOAT FOR CHRISTMAS?  ���������������������������J YOUWANTONB, AND NOW IS THE TIMETO GET IT-1   A Choice Range of Ladles' Waists in  Taffeta  Silk, Messalinas and   Jap IBTH CBNTCRY A-RE THE BEST  Silk Martiucsctts and Nets in alllAwi^i  the Loading Shades.  Founde's    KM   and    Suede    Gloves  Lined and Unlincd.  Founde's Pure Wool Gloves.  Silk Mitts & Gloves, Sale Price, $.1.60  A Splendid    Range   of Ladies' Belts  Collars an'd  Jabots, marked close  for quick selling.  We are selling a lot of these now at these prices     so   come early and get  the Choice. *30-������������������; Suits ffor  $   2000  $25.00 Suits for       20-oy  $25.00 Overcoats for  '.      20.00  LET US  TAKE YOUR MEASURE FOR AN EVENING DRESS 3TJIT.  Jaeger Pure Wool Gloves and Caps. Jaeger Pure Wool Vests.  ONLY FOUR OF THOSE  SILK UNDERSKIRTS  LEFT  AT   $ 4.50  Japanese Goods in Brass and White *letal- Digh      Berry  Sets,  Fresh Christmas Groceries  ���������������������������yyy     f 0.. Kinds       Cadbury's,    Lowney's    and  Raisins, Currants, Peels, Nuts of .al   Kim. . ^ ^^ ^^  Boyd's Chocolates;-all kinds of ^nt, uen u    ,  Apples and Jap Oranges.  Christmas Stockings ...Jc to 51.50 ea.  Full Range of Christmas Crackers  25 only: Rattan and Sea Grass  Chairs, Rocker and Arm -reg, $7;  SALE   PRICE    $5-00  25 per cent, off all Framed Pictures,  both Art ami Comic. A choice  Range to select from. Nothing  nicer for a Christmas Gift.  Founde's Suede and Cape Gloves, lined and unlined.  Silk and Cashmere Half Hose.  Xmas Braces and Brace Armiet and Garter Sets.  Silk and Linen Handkerchiefs. Wool Mufflers,  Fancy Vest-Button Sets,  Cuff Links,  We have the choicest showing in Gent's   Neckwear,    the    newest   .hapes,  Styles and Shades.  SPECIAL FOR SATURDAY ! !  12 only Jap Silk Waists; Kimona  Sleeves Piped with Green Silk in  Black,  Navy,   Brown and  White.  SATURDAY PRICE  ?2.50 each  Agents for SINGER SEWING MACHINES,  VICTOR GRAMAPHONES,  EDISON PHONOGRAPHS AND RECORDS.  t M  i  M  ���������������������������fjfll  II m  #  ^  >.f*"v  PRICES TO-DAY  AT THE COLUMBIA ROURII   Bran,         ..'on     ������������������  Shorts    -   -���������������������������_���������������������������_.-.��������������������������� 2.151251bsk  F*at'   *    V.   -   -    1.50100 ���������������������������"  Oats,   -    - 17n  oc   ������������������  Wheatlets,    -    ; "   ", Hr oa  ������������������  Brackman-KerRolledOats2.65 80  (for table use.) ^ i( - gg   ^q    ������������������  ,775 20  "  Also a full line of other grades of flour, Tefd, etc.  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stable*'  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;' Careful Drivers; Dray ing of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  ; Prompt attention to all customers  Land-ieekers and Tourists in-  ; vited to give us a trial.  KLY  Harvey & Rodie  _.   *^ Post Office Bloek,  ii  ii  ii  ii  ii  ii  ii  ii  Post Office Bloek, Knderby  lmp.���������������������������ved and proved property ^���������������������������������������������*Z������������������Z*Lm������������������ a large  ��������������������������� ~ ------FR0M ANY p      T ���������������������������:  We are exclusive' agents for this���������������������������   ^J58���������������������������8"          district; call and  If interested in the Mabel Lake, Mara or'^       ^ wiU be tw0  get our listings lor these districts^     A year                      okanagan  -will  railroad systems in the OW|���������������������������^ J V investigate'good invest.  then come into its own.      NOW is tne ^        opu   iy * ��������������������������� - - ��������������������������� ���������������������������- ���������������������������  Heaters  Cooking Stoves  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  ' Agencies.  Ik. XhsmcwA & London & Globe Ins. Co.  STrCSSlntui.nc* Co. of London.    -  iWrPSFruit 'LahdlsftsSi^ffl?  l/eer t-a*^. * * **���������������������������������������������, v       i^ared to*quote you prices.  Ranges, Etc.     | real estate  i nave added a standard line J  of these goods and am.pre  1      _i_ -.      ������������������*������������������* _t\ta    TT/^H    TYlMI .���������������������������������������������____.  E NJ)jERJB Y  No Irrigation Required  -     Tbese lands are -*���������������������������*-������������������������������������ KSMlSW S SSt  ly suited for Fruit and Vegetables, ������������������m- "������������������ .   ���������������������������  -  did condition ������������������or planting. _ , and  wlll   give instruction to  An experienced fruit grower-is in b ed   and cared for.at a  purchasers free of charge, or orchards, wm f --���������������������������-,:.'  m0%&%f^h-^i^ into 20-acre lots are now:on.th. market at *150  ?erGeMn on the first block and make, money, on th. advance.        .      ^  Apply to- GEORGE PACKHAM,  nMr Park Lp"* Qffice^Enderby.    '_  Fruit Land   .       Hay Und  Town Lots  MM America Ausnrance U>.  JSKnauranceCoof Liverpool (Life dept  tsam London 4 Lancashire^Guarantee -  AwMent Co.. of Canada.  BELL BLOCK.   ENDERBY  ENDERBY  ^fXprosser  \Harnessmaker and Repairer  i--*Z ������������������  ���������������������������'" ;*  ������������������������������������������������������*.v.F  -iAppiic^ionsH^eiyed; f<* ;'  : Loans on improved Farming .*  "l2i!l^'4.#������������������������������������A*i,i������������������Mr^l^d qty..prbi)^ty/ X;;-' ^.:  mm\\m\\\\\\\\mm\\\\\\ ^*^^Kk^   , ^*!T --t." ^    *^ * Vj-T       "^"^i     ���������������������������   * ~^ j7l*'l-r_      ���������������������������?���������������������������*,   'i*     J   "\,,-<--.,_-\   '--r -*"'���������������������������������������������''  * v>.     i _.- -",*    '   *"'   ^ ��������������������������������������������������������������� v %V,    '*���������������������������������������������-������������������������������������������������������������������������ ^    i" i */_���������������������������=���������������������������������������������    1  tv*���������������������������     ���������������������������*       " r *-</t- f -w  <f ~t-. L ji ' I--*     "i        .��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������      -i j,      *��������������������������� v   jj   i   i~_j-   rf .    ^    j,  ^li^,c^c������������������5^(7^R^v?^7  -���������������������������yyyJ->. ^'^" ���������������������������  f. .*  ������������������j~  nf these eoods and am pre- ,t    ,.   ��������������������������� ���������������������������   ��������������������������� ���������������������������   kl  SSTtoVi. y������������������ i*������������������ t nnV at our No. 2 Dimension  per Thousand. ;; ;  We also have  ~^#^ P^yS  CeiUng arid Dr<>i> Mnjf at^ $W||g  uer'Thousana.'".'l -yy-r-- ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������: 'ryyJf/'yzs  per. * uy,    .. .... ,/.^Siab -Wood,'?l,75;i)er.'loadi^j  All Work Guaranteed^  Cliff St., n%xt Maundrell'r  ,.: ..Butcher Shop 7   : ^;  45* is'l  ^^R<^^OT^^S^^S  '/ire-: I  <i-eSi_;|  r^  IN  . At_.  'MM  ������������������.. -T,  ; -i ��������������������������� yy y  It <5*  Zr5'i:Ajvt  Prize Lists and Entry Forms may  be obtained from Dr. Keith  ENTRIES   CLOSE   DEC  16  TH  JUDGE, O. W. BELL, Winnipeg  Show opens  to the. Public Dec. 20th and 21st ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY1
A Safe Proposition
(By Elliot BaJestier)
through   nnan-
aniily  to give un
.\\   eighteen, .obliged
ciiil  se\erses  in   his
;ill thought of,- college, h'anisay Morton entered- the employ ��������� of Bradley,
Cathcait & Company, thegreat bankers and brokers of Broad .street, as a
junior clerk. At; _.thirty-five flic wan
made cashier, with the promise ol' a
pjiriiunsliiji when he hail completed the
{���������(.���������fund decade of. iiis employ. Natural
shrewdness and hard work had earned
this  leward.
Tlie twenty 3-oars would empire in
loss than :i week, consequently when
he entered the outer olHce one bright
Monday morning early in October, aud
was informed that the senior partner
wished to see him, ho felt that the hour
had a i rive J when this promise, which
had become the goal of his ambition,
was ������bo-it to  be  fulfilled.
Hn: his firs; glance at tho stern I'aco
of hi* chief as Morton opened the door
of the senior par! nor's private room,
startled him. In place of the usual
friendly morning greeting lie was received with silence, and to hi.s surprise
at the
Vaine,
Cathcart,  who  seldom  appeared
oflice, was also present,
fhe. junior partner, who
pacing the room, seemed
ing- at hi tn.
Before    Morton    could
while
was restlessly
to avoid look-
summon
whra   was  wronc
the
M'r.
I can
which
never
silencing
coldly,
closing
courage   io  ask
Bradley spoke.
"Morton." he said sternly. ���������
conceive of circumstances under
1 might forgive a thief. 1 can
forgive a   fool."
l'V.i a moment Morton was dumb with
amazement. Then a dull llush mounted lo hia forehead. Hul a.s be attempted to speak Bradley raised a
hand.
"One moment,'' he .said
"Saturday afternoon, after
hours, .1 received a packet of fifty-one
Lhousand dollar bills, and as the time-
lock had been set on my new safe, I
placed thc money  in  my own personal
���������safe- Vou   remember,  Cathcart."
he added parenthetically, "that .last
week I placed in my oflice, and in the
office of'flic head of each department, a,
modern time-lock safe 'for my -and
their personal use, but tho old ones
have not yet been removed. Aro oue,
1 believed, knew' the combination of
my old safe but myscif. Morton, this
morning the psiekot of bills is gone."
White   with   rage at.  the   implication
tune, Morton
clenched
mastered
in   the   senior   partuor's
took   a   step    forward   with
hands,' but   by  an   effort  ho
himself.   .
-."Am i to understand that- you suspect me of this theft?" he demanded
angrily.    - - - - -
"Only you .were" aware  that   T had
-placed-tlie money thore,""said Bradley,
"and  you   returned   to   the  oflice   late
.Saturday   afternoon.    '   Do   you     deny
-tbisT" ' - -:    ���������
"J  dii.iiot."  replied  Morton shouly.
"Do you deny that you were in this
room 1"     ���������
"I do not."
"Do you deny that this is your
ing?"' '   The  senior partner held
small   sheet   <>f   paper,   evidently
from an ordinary scratch pad, on wine
was scrawled  in  pencil  the' figures,
T?. M  i>.  IS Ii. 16. "
Moiton paled slightly as
at if. and for a second he.
but only'for a second.
'' 1   do not,"   he answered
"This   is.   the   combination
safe," Hradley said curtly. _
the paper on the* lloor of this
mornintr.       Vou   stood   behind
writ-
up a
torn
Iii.'h
ho  looked
besiraied,
lirmiy.
of n;y
L found
room this
ine and
could ^easily have read the combination
when 1 opened the safe last night to
put'tho money in. Vou saw me put it
in the inner compartment and lock it.
I am willing to listen to anything you
may wish t<. ..ay, but���������" his pause-
was significant.
Morton "f     pa lior     increased.      _'[ h������l
to .put this 'trinket' in your safe! It
is very much too tame, Morton. You
should have taken time to think of
something better."
".It is the truth.���������" insisted Morton
dully, too shocked by his position to
resent the other-*s words. ''The trinket���������the ring is intrinsically .valuable,
beside tne sentiment attached to it. It,
was my mother's. When J found my
���������my friend would not be in town, I
thought ) would go and see Jack Harrison in Biooklyn, and us there have
been several robberies lately in thc
apartment house in which 1 live, and
1 did not care tu carry it about with
me, 1 decided to stop here and put the
ring in rny safe.''
Bradley and (Jathenrt exchanged
glances that betrayed plainly their disbelief, but Vaine seemed somewhat impressed.
"1 think,'' he said quietly, "that in
view of .Morton's long and honorable
service, hc should have every opportunity to clear himself of this charge. The
coincidence of the combinations 1 admit is strange, but his other statements
are capable of proof. It might, be
well for you to sec the jeweller who
had the ring, and this Harrison, Mi
Bradley. Probably Morton has the
telegram from hjs friend���������it is no lime
for concealment ^now. ltamscv���������Miss
Deeming. ���������'' ������
.  "Vou seem  to be much in Morton's
confidence,'-' observed Bradley dryly.
"Miss Virginia Deeming happens lo
be my cousin," replied Vaine, with
some asperity, "and Morton is my
friend. Naturally I knew that there
was aa understanding of sorts between
them and have expected to hear of
an engagement. My only desire now
is to see fair play. T suggest that we
call up Jack Harrison and���������"
"I did not see him," interrupted
Morton dejectedly. Fate seemed to be
doing her best to discredit him. "I
saw by the paper while on the subway
that the President would cross the city
that afternoon, and Jack's troops always act as escort so hc would probably
be at thc armory, but as I was then well
down-town I kept on to the
then returned home.'''
This time Bradley and Cathcart
laughed outright, aud even Vaine
glanced  at  his friend  anxiously.
"There-is still thc jeweller," he said
hopefully, after a moment's hesitation.
"As for the telegram from Miss Deeming, I can vouch for her being -ealled
away,- I know that.Jicr mother, who
is ill at Lakewood, sent for her Saturday."
"U seems to me," said "Cathcart,
speaking for the first time,-"that since
Vaine is. so anxious to test all of .Morton's statements, we begin with those
nearest at hand���������the combination of his
Kfli'e, and the. presence of the ring--"in
'it.'" ��������� *
"Bah!" cried Brndlev irritably.
"This is utter folly. Of course, tlie
man would prepare .some excuse for
being here after hours. The, starter,
the elevator man. a dozen persons must
have seen him." -
But he rose, nevertheless, and led
the way into the cashier's room, drew
a chair before the small safe in the
corner, and, lowering his portly form
into it, twirled the combination.
It yielded at  the fiist  attempt.
"Jluli!" grunted Bradley. "That's
the combination all right. Mut what
does it prove? Not a thing. Where's
the ring?"
"In. the drawer," said Morton
out clearly���������his
great house of
Company, bank-
severed; severed
faithful service,
as  hopelessly  to
office, and
ing the nod of .the cigar-stand man
with .a smile that was but a ghastly
mockery of his usual pleasant greeting,
and passed out into thc turmoil of
Broad street, turning automatical!}7: toward the subway station at Wall street
and  Broadway.
But one fact stood
'connection with the
B ra d1cy, Cathcart &
ers and brokers, was
after twenty years of
and in such a way
cloud  his  future.
More than that, if he wished to escape actual public disgrace���������arrest and
imprisonment���������-he must give up all the
fruits of those long years of labor, as
well as the tiny fortune that had come
to hi in -from his mother.
It had been hi.s custom for years, as
soon as he had saved a thousand dollars,
lo put it into a gilt-edged bond. He
owned exactly forty-nine, of these now,
and there was some twelve hundred
dollars in the bank. This fifty thousand was to have gone inlo the business
when he became a partner���������but now!
The rapid walk in the crisp autumn
air cooled his throbbing temples, and
cleared his befogged brain so that by
the time he reached Broadway, though
realisation increased his depression, he
was able fo think connectedly and with
a certain amount of calmness of ihe
condition that confronted him.
Moved by a sudden impulse to seek
solicitude and a quiet place to think,
he crossed the street and entered Trinity, lie seated himself in an empty
pew in a quiet corner, and began to
work  out his problem.'
Thore was something soothing and
restful in the dim twilight of the vast
old church, with its stately reminders
of by-gone days���������the atmosphere of
calm and peace. The world and its
complex affairs seemed to recede as the
heavy doors dulled its roar to a gentle
murmur.
And there he sat for neatly the whole
two hours of.his grace, while gradually
his pulse grew normal and his brain
calm. Serious the situation certainly
was. but the "consciousness of his own
innocence asserted itself and buoyed
him up.
More, the sudden break in fhe even,
almost monotonous tenor of his life
began to act as a stimulant, to stir up
the long-dormant love of battle.      He
strength of tlie "evidence against nun
was apparent even to him, and ho felt
that to Cathcart. and Bradley it was-
almost conclusive'. For a moment, h'e
looked from one face to the other; ou
Uradlov's and Cathcart's lie. icad only
suspicion and distrust, but on Vaine's
he thought he saw pity. I hough he still
remained silent.
Willi an otJ'ort, Morton spoke.
".Saturday," he. said.      '  I got from
_ thc_jcwelIoi7s_������ -_-_n.gift for :i friend,. .I
expected to have an opportunity to deliver it. last, night, bul on arriving home
T fouud a telegram stating that���������that--
my friend had been called out of town
for several days. Y returned fo the
office and placed the-���������the tiinket in my
old personal safe, I'or the same reason
vou used yours. My new one was
locked.      It occurred  to  mc then  that
������������������ihe   safe   being    empty,     I   had     not
"""cf&nged the combination for thi.1. month
as"i!?"fnv custom, and Y did so--to thc
numbers on'that slip." He pointed,
without hesitation, io the paper in
Rradloy 's hand.
"AhT was leaving 1 started to light,
a cigar, but found my matchbox empty
and  went  into your  office, as   1   knew
vou alwavs kept a  box of matches on
your desk.      I  must have dropped  the
.slip   then.      Thai   is   all.       I   did   not
conseiouslv   know   the   combination   ol
vour   safe',  Mr.   Bradley,   though   while
watching   you   I   might   subconsciously
have noted it, and when occasion arose
have used it as the first series of numbers suggested. ���������  ...1. did not touch your
safe, nor did I  take the money."
Bradley smiled snooringly.
"And 'yon would have us believe, this
cock     and    bull    story?"    he    asked
angrily.      "ft is  a   remarkable  coincidence that you select the same combination for your safe as I for mine!    Vour
explanation is more croditablc to your
knowledge of psychology than  to your
common   aense.      Quite   plausible,   too,
lhat  you  would   take   the   trouble   to
come all the way from your apartment
in Forty-Fourth Pt-reot to Broad  street
weai-
Bradley jerked  if oui  impatiently.
"It's absurd, anyway���������" he begun,
and paused suddenly. The drawer was
entirely empty.
With a cry of dismay .Morton leaned
forward, staring in blank amazement
at the empty drawer.
"1 puf it there!_____ Iic-criod-cxcitedlv.
TTT	
in :i
|C-
the
lhe
ux-
you
vou
enow I put it there.      It  was
black morocco bo>\"
Without ceremony he pushed Bradley aside, arid searched the little drawer
himself; then one by one he wont
through the empty pigeon holes, up til
every corner of the safe had been e.t
plorcd; bnt there was no trace of tha
ring ot of the box that had contained
it.
"Why don't you look in the inner
.compaitmont?77asked-.lhe .senior- partner brusquely.
"I couldn't have put il there,"
plied Morton. "1 gave Morton,
chief clerk, the key at tho time
netv sifes came laxl week."
Bradley rose abruptly.
"Knough of I his iiose.nse! " he
claimed shaiply, "Y should send
to the penitentiary. It is where
belong. But because of your long
service and good record I will give you
n chance,
"It is now ton o'clock. Return
that money to me before noon, and you
can go free. But. don't imagine, you
can escape!" he roared, his anger getting fhe better of him. "If you are
not. hern on the stroke of noon,
police of every city in the world
have vour description in an hour,
out!"'
Morton glanced appealing)}' at Vaine,
but the junior partner was viciously
gawniag his moustache and staring out
of Ihe window, a puzzled frown furrowing his forehead,
Without a word, Morton turned and
left the room.
To Itamsay Morton It seomed that the
end of the world had come, He could
not realize fully the horror of the position he found himself placed, in. His
mind, as ho entered tho elevator at; the
twentieth floor of the groat Ajax
Building, and was shot down to the
roaring street, refused to grasp any
fact save that, he was passing that
way possibly for tho last' time.
He walked rapidly through the arched marble arcade, mechanically return-,
remembered, with a thrill, how in his
youth, bo.foie his father's failure and
death, and his mother's comparative
poverty condemned him to a life of
little more than oflice routine, hc looked
to a career among the men who do.
His youthful spirit had leaped at the
thought of the'groat world's contest
of will and wits. He had pictured
himself a statesman, a diplomat, a,captain of finance���������anything that meant
strife and life. - ,     -       ���������
But uwhen his freedom had finally
come, with the death of his mother,
all such dreams had faded to a dim,
.delightful half ' humorous memory,
Habit had hini in itsiron grip," arid only
the electric-/shock of a great, catastrophe  could   overcome  his  inertia.
^He had-received .t he shock,' He was
awake���������alive, again..at .last���������arid now
for the fight! Now to defend - his
honor, and as a corollary to that to
solve the double mystery of the dis7-
appearance of the cash and ring.
- Morton rose,-.-"and, with head held
high, and a swinging stride, left the
church and walked straight to the Ajax
Building. Be did not, pause in the.
outer oflice.
Past the staring clerks aud other employees,' to whom some tumors- of
trouble had drifted from the inner
sanctum, he went. Yn his own room
he paused for a.moment at his desk,
and then proceeded to the_office of the
senior partner.
The three members of the firm were
still in conference, and they looked
np as Morton entered. Bradley and
Cathcart with frowning brows, Vaine
with an eager hopefulness.
"Well," growled Bradley, "have
you brought the money?"
" L   have    not,"    returned
quietly.-      "'1   do   not,   intenr
.y.our���������silfliu-o���������;ii���������i.he^pri ce^o i'���������al 144
world.       Such   an   act,  iu
sudden vehemence, "you can't make a
fool of me, young man. Vou are ������
thief, Eaiiisey Morton���������;'
He stopped short, as the door leading to the outer office- was suddenly
thrown open and a white-faced girl
pushed her way in, despite the efforts
of a  uniformed  ollice-boy.
" What does this mean?" she cried
indignantly. "Who says Kamsoy Morion is a thief? Sidney Vaine, my
brother Jack Ramsey got you out of
trouble .with Walden; you ought to be
ashamed to let any one say such u
thing I Rum.oy, tell me what, il
means!" .
"It means, Virginia, that a hot-tempered old gentieinaii is making a mistake he will regret some day.'' replied
Morton calmly, as he drew her into
the room and abruptly closed the door.
"It was Mr. Bradley who ealled me
a thief," ho went on. "lie says .1
came down here Saturday afternoon
and stole fifty thousand dollars from
his safe."
"Why���������why, you weren't here Saturday!" cried the girl. "I was here
at four o'clock, and���������"
"Vou wore here!" exclaimed Morion   in   surprise.
"Yes. Mama telegraphed mc she
was ill, and to come on at once; and [
sent a message <o you. Then, before
I could get ready to leave, sho telegraphed again that she was better and
had decided to come home, and for me
to get Cousin Sidney and meet her on
thc Jersey side of thc ferry at five
o'clock, and by that time I was so confused and worried I forgot, it was Saturday and came down -here for hini,
but the men said you'd all gone at noon
and wouldn't bo back."
"Thc  men?"  asked  Vaine
mean  the. elevator-men?"
"Oh.   no!"   replied  the
men up here���������there was no one
outer office, but the
I   walked   into   this
men���������"
"Croat Scott!" gasped Mr.
ley. "Were there .men in here-
room. "
"One moment," interrupted Morton
quietly, though his voice trembled with
anxiety. "Vou say this' was about
four o'clock? 1 was here- at three-
thirty. -Did they look like thieves?"
- "Oh. no, they had uniforms like porters���������they were doing something.with a
safe���������"
���������'' What ?" roa red Mr.  Bradley.
"'Yos,"  replied  the girl.      "It was
ever did more to make "character" for
the Ameiicau millionaire than the late
John W. Gates, whose end in London
was necessarily such a blow to the
sporting fraternity on each side of the
Atlantic. The size of his wagors was
so nearly colossal, and the risks he was1
willing to run so very grea.t, that "Bct-
you-a-l.illion Gates" scion became a bv-
wo:-d and nickname even among Mr.
Gates's casual friends. .But Colonel
John Lambert, who knew Gatos as
thoroughly as did ever any other mini,
now contradicts a multitude of misconceptions and well-known tales commonly a.-cribod to his former friend and
partner. "Why," said Mr. Lambert:
recently to a representative of the-Nov
York Sun,
_ Must of the stories that have been
<-i-"ciliated about him are as much without, ionization as the one about hi.s
flinging money from the Eiffel Tower
"i Pans r was in Paris at thc time.
���������''"'I -'it, the time tho incident was sup',
poised to have taken place Gates wa<-
shoot ing-np in Scotland. " '
Of  course,   there  are,  a  lot  of  true
stones about. Gatos, says Mr. Lambert
lor a   "nervier .nan  never breathed a"
breath  of air."      And here is one, he'
says, which "though a wee trifle tame"
luis  seldom   been   told.       ft
back  in   '91:
was  awnv
girl.
"Vou
"The
in the
door was open, so
room,     and     the
B rad-
iu this
not
safe
in
tho     corner,     I
that  little
think���������"
But Mr. Bradley was on his feet yelling for Morton.
Morton, the chief clerk, camo,-but
.it was Vaine who spoke to tho man
first.      . . .
' "Wore   theso  porters  here  Saturday
afternoon?'" he asked sharply.""
"Yes, sir,"-replied the clerk. "They
came here to transfer the old safes .'according tojMr. Bradley's.order.   7 .7 i.
"My���������my -order!'-' --.stuttered ^ the
senior partner," hi.s face."scarlet with
anger..' '-"..- .-       .      ���������-.'-���������. .7 ���������;",.
" Yes, "the order yon left oil my desk
Saturday ^morning.���������     Here -it- is." -
"Have   old  safe  removed   from
room to Mr. .Morton's
my room.
,,    "Signed.
"Safe!"      howled
"Safe!    -.Vou   blamed
���������I.   \V..  together with   Governor  Tan-
ner ot   Illinois, Colonel Isaac Ellwood.'
John A. 0,-akc, and myself, owned some
gold   property  up   in   Montana.      W
had never seen the property, which wi.
alleged to be a world-beater, and Gate
suggested we ought to go up and take     -
������   ookal ,|      The paity started about ���������   /
June J, which was really too early Ur     /
try   to, enter a  mountain  country,' for
the   snow .was   still   melting  and   tho
streams were all swollen.     J could       '
join them.
Tlicy had to travel 150 miles on horse-"
b-'ick.    and cross    all sorts of stream*
"���������neh seemed each to ho more swollen
>"   the  last.      l>hm]lyi   Whon -ab
fifteen miles from the mine," thev came
o one that looked very dangerous, and,
the   others   refusing  to   try   it.   Gates
I'>"i������c<]..n with his horse, and,'though
]*\ier so���������, had  to  swim,.reached -
he o her side in. safety.    ��������� Toothers
nl V"1*  f;lC,<",   Gates rirg"cd with
hem   rom the other bank'and insisted
hat, hav.ug got, thus Tar, they' ought ���������
o go on   and  finally the others made-,
the   effort.      Two   guides,
with
e
their
horses,  were drowned in   thc crossing.
It's 'sofa
the
will
Get
Morion
to buy
iii-ve-
jn the world. Such an act, iu the
first place, would be an admission of
guilt, and. but, for, the instant I saw
the packet in your hand as you were
putting it in your safe, I have never
seen the money. Vou may arrest me
as soon a.s you can swear out your warrant���������and the jiolice can find me."
"And that, will be now!" roaied
Bradley, reaching for the telephone,
but Morton was before him. and, with
a quick inoveinent..-snatehod" it "out of
the. old man 's reach,
'''One moment," lie said quietly, "a
man about to die���������in a social and'business sense���������may be allowed a last word
or I wo. I wi.sh to know, sir, why,
after all theso years of faithful service,
during which I Imd opportunities-, to
steal ton times the amount Y am accused of l;iking, f should be-so unequivocally condemned without a hearing I,
who expected this very ' week to become a member of this firm, putting
fifty thousand dollars into it. and���������"
"That's just why," interrupted
Bradley, nearly apoplectic with rage.
"Vou hadn't the money.. You saw
your chance slipping away. You took
to speculating���������which is against the
rules of this house, sir���������our strictest,
rule���������and yon lost. Twice last week
I saw you with my own eyes corning
out of that deuced bucket-shop of Walden's iu low of some young cub; the
first time I thought I might be mistaken: the second time, last Saturday,
just after noon, .1 made up my mind
to call yon to account today, and now,
this morning, I find my safe robbed." ���������'
"Do you .happen- to know who that:
young cub was?" asked Morton.
"No, and I don't, care-���������"
"Then I c:in tell you," continued
Morton, "that the young cub was a
young lamb some of whose fleece Walden had sheared. I. went in there to
make him disgorge. T may say he did,
after some pressure."
"Fine!" jeered Bradley. "Your
inventive, powers are improving with
practise.      No,  air,"  he  added     with
you read?
idiot!" , -        -
' Ilonon staved i'or
'"'Sofa.'"    he'
"Oh!   r  see!    Yon
I !
my
and place' his in
'    J. B. L.""
Mr.      Bradley.
numskull,   can't
���������s-o-f-a���������sofa.
ii second.      -   ���������
repeated     blankly,
meant   the   couch,
sir. ���������
1   meant   what   T  wrote!"
roared
as  for
Bradley.      "I've called   'om so
sixty 'vears."
But only ' the phlegmatic Cathcart
had heard this conversation. Thc moment Horfon finished reading the note,
Morton and Vaine, Miss Booming following excitedly, sprang to the safe,
tore open the unlocked doorsrand jerked out, the half-open drawer.
Far back in one comer, where it
would erisily escape thc observation of
any one looking for as large a package
as fifty banknotes make, reposed "a
-sni:ill-=^blael������==iiiorolI5lT==l5'o>r^"ro"fIkTjjs aif
inch square.
Morton seized it with a cry of joy.
"The ling!" he. exclaimed triumphantly, thrusting it into Virginia's hand.
"And the money must be in the other
safe!    Come on. Sidney!"
Between them they hustled the still
wrathful senior partner into Morton's
room, where they fouud the bills snugly
locked in the little, steel compartment
of the transposed safe.
" "Without"a""wf/rd' Bradley look them
and, leading the way back' to his ollicc,
put (hem in his larger and more modern safe. Then he turned shamefacedly to Morton.
"I guess I owe you an apology and
something more, Ifa'msoy," ho sniff with
as good grace as ho could muster.
"We'll better the original agreement,
if you say so: what do you think of a
tenth interest, iustead of a twelfth?
Von to put in���������"
"Tliuiik yon,"
heartily and without
really, 1 am in your
ley. I 've had thc
experience of my life,
folly of playing irrigation ditch to make
fertile other men's lands. One becomes
stagnant after a while. T think I'll'
play the rippling brook from now on
and cut a course for myscif, Virginia
and 1." .ib
Vaine crossed fo them and took a
hand of each.
"I haven't, played a very creditable
part���������for a friend," ho said regretfully; "T guess I've been ;m 'irrigation ditch' too ' 'long.-', 'Bill"���������ho
glanced.-at the riiiy wli'i'lf Virginia had
s'ippe! on her thi.'d finger���������"I congratulate you  both."
Morton  laughed happily.
"Come along, -and ��������� bo. a free, rippling brook, too!" hc cried. "We
join forces and make it a river,
it over, Vaine."
butthe others reached the further side'
Late ia the afternoon they reached a���������
i to toWn ,,ati his fri(JU(ls to,(1_
hey wouldn't .go on.      [^pushed  on',
to the mine. " , ;  ~-        ���������    .���������
HiV friends" loarned-'that a prize-fight;
was to take place the.next"day.between'' "
two of the local sports, so thev --hunted '
up the favorite and .fi_red������a. deal with
him.      They gave him .a "description of
Gates, ���������.whom .they- told'the  champion
ie. must go and'meet as h'c'wasCeomiiifl
back from .tlio'.mine.������nd.challenge"him-
: to: a--_i|ri_t.-;_ They;, offered "hini ���������Sm'-W''-
fe, 7?-u,1-(,7,ick: 0������tes,-or >if >thc - latter'. -
���������w ���������' iy?k ������,ut-<!,.fto'Mri^challwiged: '���������
_��������� _uo.ll,:. tho champion-met 'Gates about"5'
a mile and'a half from town:*  '     -���������': - ' "���������
"   ,.ra your name Gates"?'^/ho-demanded - "-
- ^ Ves;", was thc  reply.'     '"    ���������...-./.
"I.hear you're somewhat,of a
er.-' ' ' '.   ���������
"**?>.?��������� never fight."
, T'll challenge yon.
a fellow to-morrow;
J- ve. finished  with .him,  PJI
on.      Whom did you ever'licit'"
"A'ob'ody," replied . Gates. . : '.'MV
experience has been rather along the
line  of  framing.     .Pve  trained John
W 7^ V\A C,V'h0tt aml' Fit7' and
���������'oil.     .J0ff d,d tell me I was the onlv
man who could knock, him out. I am
not, n.ueh on fighting, but if'you insist
l II  meet you tomorrow, afternoon.    '
Well the fellow sneaked back to"
town He didn't wait, to take on the
match with the local fighter, for when
tlio tune came for the bout, he couldn't, be found in town. Of course, the
moment the fellow had put his first
question Gates had grasped what, the
.loko was and when he reached town
llc' Mli'^Jnends^thev^lKuUtried-to-
i
to
"Well,
lick
light";
I've got
but after.
take tyou
-put up a fine joke on him, but he guess-
ed their tighter wouldn't materialize al
the  proper time.
WHEN YOU GET A DOG
When   choosing a   dog,  ask yourself
what purpose he is to serve.
Yf he is to bo. a watch-dog and |jve
ol   doors,, give him a good kennel,
from   wind   and   cold;   mako
out
sheltered
replied
malice
Morton
"Mut,
debt, Mr. Brad-
mnst hoalthfful
I've learned the
might
Think
PERSONAL  GLIMPSES
As  a phmgor  his like will probably
never be known again, and no one man
it rain-proof and keep it, cloan '
..I'Jnee his .kennel-on -dry -ground,-fae^
ing southwest for warmth in the win-
lor, find northeast for shade in thc sum-
iner. Don-l place if in a damp and
dismal yard. Mako the bed of clean
si raw, and change it, often.
J'Ved the dog regularly twice n day,
oil meat, vegetables, and dog biscuit
Oivo him Ihe bigger meal late in the
day. so that he will not feel linn������rv
during the night, and start barking  '
Put, plenty of fresh water where- he
can always got, il.
Exercise is absolutely necessary for
fhe hoall.h of the dog. Give him his
freedom for at least, one hour evory day,
of course much longer if possible".
Don't keep him chained up day afler
day. Tho dog is an energetic animal,
and it not allowed to work off his
energy he may become wild and vicious
The dog craves human- companion-'
ship and unless you give him attention
and care he will desert you or develop
au unnatural and uninteTcstiiu-' do*
The supervisor of a school was trying
to prove that children are lackinjr in
observation.
To the; children he said, "Now. children, tell me a number to put, on the
board."   .
���������Some child said, "Thirty-six."
supervisor wrote sixty-three.
He  asked  for another number.
The
and
seventy-six was given.    Bo wrote sixtv-
seven.
When a third number was asked, a
child who apparently had paid no 'attention called out:
"Theventy-theveii. Change that, vou
darned thucker!"
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f.- ..c  \.  I  Thursday, December 14, 1911  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  fit  J  Union Bank  of Canada  Paid-up Capital . . $4,755,000  Rett and Undivided Profits 3,300,000  Total Atiets, (Over)        .       53,000,000  London, England Office.  51,Threadneedle Street, E.C.  A Branch of this Bank has been  established in London, England, at  No. 5i, Threadneedle Street, E. C,  where fetters of Credit-and Drafts  payable at all important points in1  Canada and the United States, can be  purchesed, aud Money Transfers  arranged.  A Visitors' Room is provided for  the convenience of clients of the Bank  when in London, to which their mail  may be addressed.  " Correspondence solicited.  LondonBranch:/F'Wl ASHE'Manager-  \G.M.C.HAP.T-SMITH.Assistant-Manaeer.  We have  Earl Jr., Winner of Record Pacing  Race, in Pink of Condition at Enderby  It was somewhat of an experiment  on the part of Mr. P. H. Murphy,  and no small risk, to hring a horse  so valuable as Earl Jr. across the  continent in the dead of winter, alter  a Grand Circuit season as strenuous  as ever a race horse had to endure.  But Mr. Murphy is not sorry he took  thc risk. Since arriving in Enderby  the great' pacer has improved in  general condition, and Mr. Murphy  says he is now as fit as they make  them.     The great grey is kept at Mr.  and he was installed  the   betting,   selling  for  troit last week  favorite in  ?200 in pools ranging in size from  $400 up to $500. Earl Jr. was second  choice at $125, Ess H. Kay third at  $40. The race was a stern battle before it was finished. Major Mallow  drew the pole, with Ess H. Kay in  second place, Evelyn 'W. third, Independences-Boy fourth, The Eel fifth,  The Abbe sixth,* and Earl Jr. seventh. At the word The Eel stepped  off in front, with The Abbe and Major  marched up to the three-q'uarter pole,  where Independence Boy showed to  the front, but Cox was right there  with Earl Jr., and he set sail for Independence Boy and made the pace so  hot for him that Independence Boy  went to a break inside the short distance and Earl Jr. won eased up in  2.02.V, with The Eel in second place.  "The third heat was raced in about  the same way, Major Mallow leading  thc bunch past the three-quarters,  with Independence Boy in second position, and Earl Jr. trailing the  leaders, but when it came to the  stretch drive Earl Jr. \vas too  strong, overhauling Independence Boy  on cut at all times,  and our aim is to  give good service.  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  r ~-' ~���������������������������-���������������������������-^���������������������������  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER'&  -.        CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished      7  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings  and   all - factory  work.  %���������������������������:- Rubberoid;' .Roofiing,, "Screen  f . Doors and V^iridows.:, Glass cut  ���������������������������J ;. to - any'- size."-S,-. 7 -"-  - - 7 '������������������������������������������������������' '7 ��������������������������� 7  I represent S. C. Smith Co,,--of  - : -Vernon. :������������������������������������������������������ - ��������������������������� z ��������������������������� - ��������������������������� .   -'a Enderby."  Earl Jr., P. H. Murphy's world-record Grand Circuit pacer; now of Enderby  Murphy's1 fruit farm on��������������������������� the city limits, /and with ��������������������������� him Mr. .Murphy has  two others of lesser magnitude but  promising.,  -^Speaking ,of   Earl    Jr.'s   work at  Cleveland,' where   he won the fastest;  three heat pacing race on record, the  American .Horsebreeder said:  "Thursday afforded some of the  best racing of the week, and the star  event of" the day's rprogram was -the  championship'' ��������������������������� pacing ��������������������������� sweepstakes,  free-for-all,:- inr which' "Independence  B'6y7rEarl /.Jr.,'franid--7others7of. their  class,- including; The Eel, .were-.to. renew'.their- battle for .supremacy ."'"Independence Boy was,a .winner at.De-  Mallow in secon'd'and third oositions,  and in; this order, they marched past  the half, with the rest of the field  bunched close up.' Turning into the  stretch Murphy brought Independence  Boy through, tackling The Eel, and  had him beaten at- the seventeenths  pole.;' Cox came from the rear, with  Earl Jr. ,in the " last :��������������������������� eighth of the  mile,,and made a",strong finish, being  beaten ,'bya neck _ by Independence  Boy in the sensational time of 2.01������������������,  the .fastest' pacing heat ,of the year, .  - "Major. Mallow: stepped'ofl in front  the second-, heat,"7with Independence  inside the short distance and beating  him out in a hot finish.   The time of'  this mile was   2.03i,   which' makes it  about   the   best -three-heat race on  record." - -' .  The Horsebreeder gives Earl Jr.'  blood lines: "The Champion Pacing  Sweepstakes; was. -won by'Earl Jr.  (2^03-J), after losing the drst-heat-to  Independence Boy 'in 2.03^, and the  second to"7Hedgewood;Boy in 2.03������������������,  went on * and" "won the next two and  the7race 'in' '2.03!, ,2.05������������������..- Earl Jr.  (2.02-_). is a' strongly. made, ^racy  looking vgfey-Thorse.'ifoaled- in" 1905;-  Mambrino King 1279, the best son of  Mambrino   Patchen   58, and a horse  strong  in    thorqughbred -blood.   The  dam of   The   Earl   (p)   <2.14������������������), was  Princess Royal (2)   (2.20)  by Chimes  (2.30f),   the   most successful son of  Electioneer 125 as a sire; second dam  the noted brood mare Estabella (dam  of Heir-at-Law (p) (2.05?), \zt) (2.12);  Prince Regent (2.16$), etc, by Alcantara (2.23);.third dam Annabel (dam  of Dolly   Withers,   2.29i), by George  Wilkes   (2.22),    and   fourth dam the  great brood mare Jessie Pepper (dam  of Iona (2.17-i),   Alpha (2.23*), etc.)  whose sire   was   Mambrino Chief 11,  and whose dam was by Sidi Hamet.a  'thoroughbred    son    of  Virginian,  by  Sir Archy.  "The dam of Earl Jr.  (p)  (2.03*),  was Jenny   by   Sagasta 7617, whose  sire   was   the     renowned     Nutwood  (2il8������������������), and whose dam was Verbena,  by Princess   530,   a son of Woodford "  Mambrino   (2.21);   second   dam -Din-  dora, by Hambletonian 10, and third  dam by   the   thoroughbred imported  Consternation.      The second dam of  Earl Jr. (p)   (2.03-i), ' was- Clede, by   ���������������������������  Laclede 1895,   whose sire was Happy  Medium 400 by Hambletonian 10, and'  whose . dam ' was   Almira by Aim ont  33; second - dam   by   Brown Chief, a'  son of Mambrino-Chief 11; third dam  by imported Hooten," and fourth dam  by Bertrand, a   renowned son-of Sir   "  Archy.     Pew pacers .campaigning on   '  the Grand   Circuit  .are,' better bred -  than   Earl   Jr.-   (2.03^).'   He.made-a  three-year-old   record   of'' 2.10 j,  and - -  lowere'd it to 2.03* at Columbus, .6..',  Sept.' 30,    1910!   His present .record,  2.02Jf, was made at Cleveland; .oV,'. on  '  the 10th August, 1911."       ' & " ---'    /  Boy. at his wheel>.-andiEarl-"Jjr;^trail-7gott.by The-Earl',(record 2.17 trotting"  ing. him,  -and v iii'; this -.order,- they'r and;-2.14^7 pacing)7''jwhose 7sire *-was  L. S. GRAY  '���������������������������-.-���������������������������'   .-.*v ���������������������������    I/-  , FLORIST . 7       v,  ������������������������������������������������������    ���������������������������   ���������������������������' ��������������������������� . J'"  V." "<-;'<*  VERNON. GREENHOUSE,    VERNON'-    -  CUT FLOWERS,' FLORAL- DESIGNS~'y'  -,v.  A fine   display ' of' Chrysanthemums 77;'---'  , -   and Carnations.ribw^on^view:''^^".,.^^;  - i ��������������������������� ** '-��������������������������� "-- -     ._":.-. ",i���������������������������*"���������������������������.,.v   i' -^���������������������������Zr.^y^i  P. r -      X ' ' -- 2  -   **. ZZf "'  Prompt attention-to: mail" and-;/phone7^$'7vf  * -ir .*  _ J_ * i  Mr*5!*--* ������������������������������������r  ,iv '_������������������������������������������������������-,_ -��������������������������� ,.^ _-- orders.:=  .- w04i,V,:_P-h'o n e7;-N_o  ���������������������������-.Book 7 early.  Flowers. *l-   " -  JL  MT.,  >2 4.  ^m^  - *Sj--lf^l*'ta3  ^nt-lTu]! J__V  OUR   STOCK   OF  Make Your Wife a  Christmas Present  of Canada's Best  ���������������������������-.���������������������������-_ Range  t  i "> ~'-Z;5 Zy^jC'  -   I   s+ \~  y \>. _  /-...";, .;.. IS   COMPLETE   .    1!  Carving Sets & Chinaware, Silverware  and Cutlery.   Sleds for the Boys and Girls  Get Our Prices; they will save you money  Over 150 of them in use in  Enderby District  The snow is here; sleighing fine.  Let us fit you up with a Cutter and a warm?  cosy Robe.    You bring the horse, we will  supply the REST.       ,  Plumbing, Heating and Tinsmithing.     Our work is guaranteed.    Call or  write for prices.  FULTON'S  HARDWARE  Enderby,  B. C.  For 75 per cent of tlie.;fires -that  ,/destroy farm buildings. r ���������������������������    J .-77  Paroid Roofing  One of the Time Tested 7. _ j*,"  Has saved valuable property from,  destruction.       -  ��������������������������� '\���������������������������-yr'r.'.  WE SELL IT  At only  half the  price as  for others.  Every machine  covered by-  an absolute  guarantee for ten  years.  The best  advertisement  we have for the  SUNSET  is from the  satisfied  customers they  have made.  Prices, $27 to $40  flit  S_gq*S  "i-S-fl?  ti Z *%\  - -syi  ������������������7j  \, ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  RHEUMATISM  13 MONTHS' SUFFERING CORED  Dear  Sir:  "1 wish you so put my :letter on record -for the" sake of suffering humanity.  I have- suffered IS months" with Muscular .Rheumatism in iuy back. 1 havo  spent at, least $20.00"on pills and liniments during that timo, but nothing  won Id case ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������me of the pain���������������������������in fact it  was a chronic pain. For those long  ���������������������������IS months it stayed tight with me,  sometimes convulsive and- cramp-like,  causing tin; 10 groan and cry aloud.  Every movement, was torture. 1 could  not /turn in bed ������������������������������������������������������without yelling out.  Now 1 will always bless the day when  1 first started to rub in. and to take  internally '.Nerviline.' A fun using  four bottles, my pains, have left ine. 1  hliall always take ofl' my hat. io ' Nerviline' and can honestly say it's the  poor man's best friend, because it will  always drive mvav from you thc Demon  ���������������������������Pain.  ���������������������������' Yours truthfully.  "Thomas Goss,  "Paris, Ont.'-'  Use Nerviline. Sold in -.Ic and fiOc  bottles; ihc  world  over.  MISFORTUNE .   FOUNDATION      OF  SUCCESS  A German hawker. Hans Baucrmeis-  ter, has just retired from business, having amassed a little fortune. According to a Paris contemporary, misfortune  was the foundation of his success.  The hawker's specialty was the ,sale  of portraits of the imperial family. His  mode of haranguing his audience was  something like this:  "l.uy a portrait of William 1.. wl������������������ose  motto wa.-, 'I have no time to be wearied.' "  "Wlo'U buy this ,of Frederic 1.1.,  whose prayer was., 'Teach mc to suffer  without complaining'?''  "Do not fall to complete your eol-  lecfion and buy this portrait, of'our  great emperor, William II., whose favorite phrase is, 'Augusta, you pack your  trunks.'-"  This last always brought down the  audience, and iu iinte the poiice. in another s������������������-nstt. jiaoermeister was sentenced lo sixty days for lose innjesto.  JTe did. his time nnd on release restarted his business.  r DODO'S 7^  tt_B___H_r Eg KM     IjEff        ________LEB        _____; VflSUF w  f\ lUNtl;  'iV. PI.LLS M  DON'T CUT OUT A VARSCOSE VEIN  "rtBSORBIHUIL'S^  A ri-.l!(l, safe, ;imis-optic, dlscn-  ticnt,. ivs-ulvnt. liniment, ;ind a.  ijruv'n remedv for tls'siimlsiin-  llar Lioublos. Mr. ll. (J. KelloiM.  Jlrciiiil, Ma.'-s., iK-foic usins tins  remedy, sr.lleretl intensely villi  painlul und inllaiuwl vians;  tlit-.r wore Mvniji.n, knotted and  <*���������������������������,,,*,n ������������������ ���������������������������������������������-.*.-( h:iril. iio writes,: "Allor using  W/K������������������W������������������������������������SW\<J fino and one-half bottles or.  , '^^lYT/SsKl-K AllSOKIJI-NiO,JK.,lliovcma  won; reduced, imlaiuiuiuion and pain gone, and 4  Save W .no rccurr.:nco of the trouble durmic tho  mvt sLx -cars." Al;-o removes fioitrc, I'alnliil  fewclliinr? Wens, Cv:,is, Ca!l(/uses, llruises "lilac*  and l}]uo',diwolora'tions, cm., in n plca-sanynannor.  JPrlco JLtt) and R.W) a liotlloat dniKi.iHts.ordelivereii.  ��������������������������� *���������������������������**"' * ~_      ..     ������������������.   ���������������������������     ������������������- i it r*^     n't....:   .--Viso tini_____il ������������������ir Martin Hole & Wyinrn Co., Whmi _������������������-g;_  ^xStoMi Uri^n7fl^i?MXMTWll3i__pv-<r������������������lB5i7T-  tut Hi-JMk-������������������ou Un*. C<*. UA.. Vancouver.  Chilliwack,    British    Columbia  I'iif- Qazito at B.O., tu iht Urnoni Fr������������������i������������������r  iall*r- Fin**, (kimmt ������������������n<4 frnil Und in the  ������������������������������������������������������rhl. Inric*llon naknown. B.O. EUeirie Ry.  (rvtn 7������������������oo������������������otw; O.N.R. tr������������������ntcontln������������������ntal nod  ������������������i. K������������������rtb������������������fn buildinf. -Ohilliw������������������ck ������������������ modern  mv���������������������������va.erworkt, elMtri������������������ light, el������������������. OrMn  y%a������������������ !*��������������������������� j*ar roan*. The Pr������������������iri������������������ Mim't  ���������������������������w������������������Al���������������������������������������������������������������o*   trot*,   no   four   month'*   iorf.  Write H- T. OsodUnd,- Becy. Boar* of  "rr������������������4������������������, OkllllwMkr ior a\\ -Inionnttion. book-  ������������������.������������������.    mava.   ���������������������������������������������������������������.-���������������������������THHM   OOMK.  .lames McNeil Whistler is said once  to have confronted Oscar Wilde���������������������������at the  licit;bt, of the aesthetic movement���������������������������with  !>u" Manner, who was satirizing the  Postlothowuites in Punch with all his  might, and to have  " Wliich  uf  you  other? '*  genially inquired:  two  invented     the  A i'urm hand had worked in the field  from dawn till durkuess, doiu������������������,' the  chores by lantern light.  ' I 'iu  going  to quit,'' he said to the  farmer at lho end of the month. '' You  promised mc a steady ,iob.''  "Well, Jiiven'L vou got one?" was  the astonished reply.  ''No," said the man, "there arc  thine or four hours every night I don't  hav<. anything to do and fool my time  away Bleeping.''  i     y     >���������������������������  The difference,'not merely of degree,  but of kind, which is supposed to separate thc English rector from the inferior order of curates, is exemplified by  a recent incident,. Returning to his  parish after his autumn holiday, a dignified country clergyman, noticing a  wonian at her cottage door with a baby  in he.r arms, asked:  "Has that baby been baptized?"  "Well, sir." replied the courtesyiug  mother, "1 shouldn't like to say as  much as that, but yonr young man came  and did what lio'.eould."  An error of a new clerk in die mailing department of tin Eastern publisher  was losponsiMe. the other day. fov^tho  mailing of a prospectus to a world-famous statc.snmji. who had been dead for  some years. The loiter was returned a  few days later with the following indorsement:  "Jn heaven,  .  1U11. - Gentlemen:  As yonr publications are not permitted  to circulate here, I believe it would be  useless for mc to subscribe for them.  Yours respectfully," Had here followed  the iiume "of the famous statesman.  Several years ago, when the Methodist Church in Willougliby was being  tout down to make place for the present beautiful edifice, Mayor Wiison  had occasion to hire a. man for a few  days. He sought Pat O'Hrien���������������������������a well-  known citizen--!o do lhe job. /  "J'can't, do ut at all���������������������������at all!" declared Patrick.  "Oh, try it. for a day or two,-'-' urged  the mayor*. "del off any way yunJ-.an  to hei]) ���������������������������" "  Has a Corn Any Roots?  Judging by tho pain they cause they  have roote, branches and stems. Easily  cured, however, if you apply Putnam's  Painless Corn Extractor. Always safe,  always prompt, and invariably satisfactory." Forty years of success stands behind Putnam's Painless- Com Exertac-  tor.    Sold  by druggists, price 25c._  grand duke, to his disappointment, failed to decorate him. He mentioned this  oversight af, a court dinner to a chamberlain, aud the next day he was sent  i'or,  "My friend,''  handing the actoi  thing to remombo  The  overjoyed  his  cab   had     linrmy  when, ordering it, to  actor was once  more  said tlio grand duke  1 ti box, " here is some  r me by.''  actor   departed,     bui  gone   ton  roturn  again,  ushered  into  va rd  th  th  presence,  he said. '  arc  two  'I  had  c rosso*  to driv  in     th  *#  the grand  ���������������������������the    cab-  Pegobs.  th'- loimo  of  int.  T can't, do it.      17m havin'  me   loife.       I'm   leariir  down  a  Protestant'church,   an'   bein'  paid  f'r it."  *   + y _  '7,John Jacob Ast of was asked one day  what was Lhc largest amount of money  lie had ever' made in one transaction.  This be declined to-jinswer, but said  ttiat lie wonl'd tell" tho largest sum -that  he-failed to make. Wfch De W.if.fc  Clinton and Gouvcrneur Morris, he said,  he bad planned to buy Louisiana from  Prauce and to sell it to the United  Slates government, retaining tho public  domain and charging 2 J-2 per cent,  commission. They changed their  minds, and Mr. Astnr said that he lost  thirty millions of dollars  deal."  -        ���������������������������> 'r  bv  failing io  go into tlu  A Cineiuaati man was travelling  through New England last month in his  louring car with his wife and two  daughters. They stopped one day for  lunch at, a very" nice hotel, and after  tlio meal was over the automobilist said  to the waiter:  "Bring the bill, please. Wo have  had four sandwiches and four pieces of  apple pie. Wait :i moment, though.  What has the chauffeur had downstairs?"  "The chauffeur, sir," replied the  waiter, "has had a Parmesan omelette,  a. grilled brook trout, lamb cutlets and  b i ������������������fe ir^eo ff e efnf  i .nint,of cbani-  grand duke's  "Oh, sir."  back. There-  box. ''  "Oh,  no  matter,'"    sail  duke,   "give   tlu-   other  num."  >     .t  A poor foreign rausician was tbv^ed-  ly wrestling witb his trombone outside  a' village inn. lie knew "The Lost  Choul" was somewhere ia (bat instrument, but the latter seemed loth to  part wilh it. At length the landlord  appeared al the door. The poor musician bowed, and. dolling his cap. said:  "Musig hath jarms," and smiled.  The innkeeper smiled also, arid kiud-  Iv.  " ������������������������������������������������������Well, not always." he said. "But  try mat tunc outside the red brick  house and  I'll give you' sixpence."  Three minutes later the trombonist  mud-bespattered and  vos  right,"    he said  "M.usig hath jarms  A mad veIlow of dat  me   mil  a  brigg    hc  lie not like dat  turned thc back  was   back   again,  forlorn.       "Yon  slowly and sadly,  not always���������������������������no.  house  came  nnd  knocked down���������������������������yes.  tune���������������������������no, no." and ho  of his head.  "Y  thought he  wouldu -t.''  said  ihe  landlord.   ���������������������������' "He's just dime a month's  hard   labor   for   stealing  a  clot lies-line  from a back garden."  t    '������������������������������������������������������   .'  A true happening which has lately  been made the subject of a cartoon occurred at a 'fashionable golf dub near  London. A young man, interested in  golf solely for the sake of thc social  atmosphere, one day decided to play a  round. So he sauntered leisurely down  to the caddy house, where -he met a  certain peppery lord. INiot knowing the  gentleman and barely looking at him.  the somewhat foppish youth askod:  "Are you fhe caddy ma.ster here?"'  Withont'an instant's hesitation, Lord    replied, "No, 1 am not, but .1 bap-  pen to know that he is not in need of  any caddies this afternoon." _ Tt was  some "time before either recovered.    -  peas, ari 7cc,"a iutrr-rjr  fifteen-co nt cb'ar, and  Dr. Mattel's Female Pills  EIGHTEEN YEARS THE STANDARD  f���������������������������inlr-* aad reaniMode-d fer women'��������������������������� ������������������fl-  msmmm, ������������������ tcltattflc&Dr prepared ranetfy at  fwma^ wmrO^f. Tha rt*rii from their use ia  ���������������������������tfcfc   sm*   inmuMri.   ?oi   aaia   at.   all   4rm$j  Success  MHlinnMMMMOl  Business College  Cor. Portije Avt. ind Edmonton St.  WINNIPEG, MAN.  Courses ���������������������������  Bookkeeping,    Shorthand, Typewriting & English  ['ill term now open.    Knur ������������������nj- time     Wi-  niiat our students in ������������������ocurine  jowl |vositiont  H'riu Vc-<Uy tor l������������������r������������������o frc������������������ caUlogiiv  r,C. GARBUTT, G. fc. WICfllHS.  rr*sv_������������������������������������* PriB0ip������������������l  pagne.  Alter a long, hot, and dusty journey  bv train the New Vork commercial traveller arrived at Richmond, brushed  enough dust oil" his face to make sure  that the right man was getting olf. and  hailed oik; of the little sea-going hacks  com imt a in the Old Dominion city. Ft  y.:js dmmj by-aii aged.negro _.  "Drive me to n haberdashery," said  the travelling man, surveying his soiled  raiment with disfavor,  "Ynssub,"  said  the   negro.      'f0id  ilup."  Th,������������������ old horse Mnrted oil' at a little,  stiff-legged jog trot. The driver seemed to be thinking deeply. Hy '^d by  he pulled the horse tu a stop, and leaned backward lo his fare.  "Sense me, <uh," said ho, "but wey  did you all want   to go?"  "Drive me to a haberdashery," said  the travelling man. "Oh, yassuh,"  said the negro. "To be sure, Gid-  dup." The hach rattled on for a little  way, and then the negro stopped, got  olf the box and poked his heat in over  the little door.  "Mcbbe Ah didn't get dat name jus'  right," said he. "Would you all mine  icpent.in' it. suh?"  The travelling man said for the third  time that he wanted to go to a habji-  dfishery. The old driver shook his  gray wool, and looked grieved.  "Ah'm an ole, man," said he.  "Youah kin. trus' me. Whoah is it  you ��������������������������� rcallv want to  The past fevr weeks have been unusual for fhe amount of rain that has  fallen nil over the country from Maine  to California. Race meetings'everywhere have been interfered with and in  some cases have had to be declared ofl'  entirely.  This* has meant a great loss to campaigning horsemen, more so than to  the" associations, for in many cases  even with rain tho attendance has been  record-breaking.  It is high timo that race track managers seriously cousidcred the subject  of doing something to tracks wliich will  allow racing every day during a meeting. u  We do not. propose to oiler any suggestions as to how this shall be accomplished. The suggestion made about  ���������������������������se.ven-.vears_ngo. to  use  a canvas cov-  go?"  *      v  An actor once played in a small German principality for a fortnight.     The  oring whichi could be automafically roll-"  ed above a track in case of rain may be.  discarded as impracticable. Tho suggestion of a top layer of tanhark. and  salt has its disadvantages.  Some experimenting has been dono  with civide oil. The Streator, 111., track  was so treated but horsemen, as we  remember the circumstances, were not  entirely satisfied. There are oiled  tracks'at La Porte, Ind., and Hibbing,  Minn/ R.~L". Gitfin,- secretary -at the  latter point, in response to au inquiry  furnishes us with some information  about his track which may prove of interest fo all horsremon arid of value to  race irack sccretnties. We Avould he  pleased to boar from some one about  thc Da Porte track.  According to Mr. Oitfiri a half mile  (nick can be oiled fot *')<>. Flis letter  follows:  "Our oiled track has filled ewry requirement, aud has moro than met our  highest expectations. Our soil, being  a dark brown loam, seemed to take  kindly to the smooth advances of the  oil. and mixed readily, leaving a most  beautiful cushion that neither wind nor  rain can carry away. In dry. hot  weather without the use of oil it is a  most difficult task to iclain a cushion  for any length of time, more especially  so, if there should be much wind, and  in wet weather without thc oil heavy  showers have repeatedly carried .������������������������������������������������������our  cushion away, and especially on tuo  turns.  "During our recent meet begiutiing  Aug. 27, it rained bard all the previous  night and up until 9.30 a.m. of Uk1  27th. leaving our grounds and roads  completely drenched, yet f.t. 2.30 p.m.  our free-for-all was called and the time  was   2:18V4.   ":20.   2:21.       It   ra.'inod  Worms cause fretfulness and rob the  infant of sleep, the groat nourishor.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator  will clear thc stomach and intestines  and restore lnonJthfuluess.  hard three full nights, and parte of the  .days of our four days' meet, yet we  pulled ofTour full card, and. very.remark-  able tirm* was made in nearly overy  race, it would havo beon impossible to  pull off any one of the races had our  truck not been oiled, which would have  meant a heavy loss to the association  in gate receipts, etc.  "In regard to the cost, and quantity of oil needed for a half-mile trac.v,  that will vary somewhat, owing to tho  nature of the soil, and the width of  track, but for a width say of.50 feet  by-2,0-40 feet, soil, 'loam or sandy loam,  Which would require really more oil  than a heavier soil, it would require  from 1,200 to 1,500 gallons of oil, at a  cost, of 2 0-10 cents per gallon, with  ireight addetl. from Whiting, Ind.. and  the spiinkling charge- for sptoadiug  same.  "'In buying crude oil at that  price'  it was  necessary  for us to order  it   iu  tank cars.  "Thc total cost for oiling a half-mile  track 50 feet in width aii told should  not exceed $00.00 and should last a  full season. The second season 's oiling would  not  require as much  oil.  "As to making the track slower, I  believe it adds life to a track and  makes it moie springy. Horses  seem to like the footing, and ir is much  easier on ;i sulky and driver, and is  absolutely dlistless."  TKE SNAKE FIGHTER  A creature that has always been ex  fremely interesting, because bo never  fears to attack the most veiioinoiif-  suake, ond can do this apparently with  impunity, is thc mongoos, a kind of  ichueinon inhabiting northern Africa  and India. The people of India have  a superstitious regard for this little  fellow, because he not only does them  excellent service, but seems to them  to lead a charmed life. The ancient  Egyptians went further si ill, and gave  the mongoos divine honors.  Nevertheless (he creature's accomplishment is a perfectly natural one.  The mongoos is not proof against ser-  jjcut poison any moro than any other  animal.  RELIEF IS QUICK;  BUT CUBE IS SURE  Napoleon Voilloneourt Speaks of Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  They Soon Cured His Kidney Troubles,  And in Six Months There is no Sign  of Their Coming Back,  St. Anne des iMonts, Giispo Co., Que.  ���������������������������(Special)���������������������������" Lt is six months since I  was cured, and 1 have-had no return  of iny "trouble." iu those words. Napoleon Yaillancourt, a well knewn"resident  of--this.-placc, gives ..evidence.-that  Dodd's Kidney Pills Vot .only, give  quick '.relief ,.to -, sufferers from - Kidney  .Disease, but'clean that disease out. root  snd branch, arid;cure it permanently.    .  That Mr. /Vaillancourl had Kidney  Disease everyone here knows.- That he  is cured is 'also established beyond' a  doubt.    Dodd's Kidnew  Pills did it. "  "My fback bothered me, also''my  heart and my kidneys, and my limbs  would cramp.'" Mr. Vaillancourl states  experience. Now al!  and he is a sound  Do yon wonder that he  recommends Dodd's Kidney Pills?  Dodd's Kidney fills cure quickly and  permanently" because fhey go right fo  the root of the trouble. They act  directly on fhe kidneys. They never  fail to cure.  in giving his  thai is gone  healthy man.  BLOOD, PURE, RICH, RED  Bosy glow in the face, sparkling eyes,  vivacious spirits are all.-the-outcome of  good blood. No surer way exists of  purifying and enriehing the blood than  to use Dr. Hamilton's Pills. By. their  gentle action on the bowols, kidneys  aud liver they filter every impurity  from, the system, leaving it wholesome  and able to do the work necessary for  the maintenance of health.  To be well, look well, and fool always  at your best, use Dr. Hamilton's Pills  of Mandrake and Hutfemnt, a truly  wonderful medicine for young and old.  fit all dealers.  A snake always calculates its blow so  thai its fangs'shall reach the object  aimed at. Its aim is generally good;  hut when the mongoos attacks a snake,  it doets so wit, al! its loug, thick fur on  end, so that it looks twice as large as  it really is. The snake is decoived,  and when il strikes miscalculates by an  inch at least, and  discharges  its venom  itself   harmlessly   in   the   animal's   fur,  Wheu a snake has struck a few times  its venom is exhausted and its bite  becomes harmless. Jf a fresh cobra  wen: to bite four persons who wore in  equally good health, one after thc i ���������������������������-,  the linn'would certainly die, the second  might or might not lecover, the third  and fourth would recover. In tho"case  of the mongoos, if fhe fresh snake  act mil! v succeeds in biting its nose or  anv other part of its skin it would die  as'quickly  as  any  other creature.  Put after thc ending of a lively  scrimmage., in which the mongoos has  goaded fhe snake into biting at him  not only once but a score of times, he  mav allow the snake to bite his noso  with impunity, for its fangs are no  longer venomous. If has wasted its  poison on the outer part of the mongoos :i fur.  The .Indian mongoos is a creature  somewhat smaller "than a. cat, with a  sharp  nose,  slender,  graceful  feet and  snake-like,,  darker  gray  upon  and  legs, and  blackish  upon  Thc   hairs   of   its   long   fur  nd   a   long,  tapering,  g���������������������������.Y.  a  legs,  tail.    Tt is  the head  thc   feet  are generally white-ringed.'  The   mongoos   is   a   native  countries,  and  does  not   thrive  climates.  of  warm  in cold  LUCKY FOR THE ENEMY.  A detachment o'f Pritish soldiers were  about to attack a tribe of rebel Indian  tribesmen, who awaited them drawn up  in battle order. A" seasoued old sergeant noticed a' young soldier, fresh'  from home, visibly affected by the  nearness of the coming light.. His face  was pale', his teeth chattered,' and his  knees tried hard to knock each other out.,-  It wiis sheer nervousness, but the sergeant thought if. -was 'downright  funk.'  "'Callaghan,'"'he-whispered,   Vis  it  trimblin''_ ve ' are   fur   ver  .own,  dirty  skin?"-" '"',-'��������������������������� ," " - >--'���������������������������"��������������������������� 7"-" -  - "N-no," scrgint;" replied- Callaghan,  making .a- brave- attempt to still his  shaking, limbs. .-.'.Oi'in trimblin' fur  "the inimy. Thoy "don 'i know .Callaghan's here."      - 7      " -.:.'..  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O* CAKADA UMIW*.1  4  if  1  sz ENDE&BY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Al7  ���������������������������*'  I \  If    '  Woman's Advance in the Investment Field  There  so   very  was-  long  tl time���������������������������and it was not  ago, cither���������������������������when Mrs.  Hetty Green incarnated the popular  idea of the woman investor. She had  lo bo extremely- rich, and was likewise  iia aloof and well-nigh forbidding -g-  lire.  Today Mrs. Green lias a wide host of  sisters, not precisely kin iu extent of  hunk-account, but close enough to snare  iii the shifting fortune of that fascinating domain known as the money world.  The woman has become a factor to be  reckoned with in the field of couversa  tive investment,. Despite hor so-called  emancipation in various directions, she  still, prefers the ties of the purse.  This feminine ascondeucy in a field  hitliorto regarded as strictly masculiuo  did not develop overnight. It is , the  result of a long and expensive novitiate.  When you stop to consider,that woman  is by temperament and instinct a born  speculator, you soon realize how and  why she has beou for yours tlie prey  of the gullible promoter and the. beguiling "get-rich-quick" artist. Her  way to solid investment knowledge���������������������������  ami, what is more important, the employment of it���������������������������is strewn with the  wrecks of gilded hopes and "good  things" that went wroug. o ,  Woman is no stranger iu Wall Street  ���������������������������tbat is, iu the purely speculative  realm. Many brokers fervently wish  that they, wore strangers. The plain  aud ungallant reason is that she is a  very bad loser. She Is williug to take  a chance whon tho prospects for a big  profit dangle alluringly before her. but  whon the market breaks-aud things go  to smash, she does'not always understand tho reason .why.  Hence mauy big brokerage houses  discourage women's speculative accounts. When, a woman loses on a  speculative venture she takes it sackly  to heart. More than one broker who  had. to eurry, a woman's account, for  family or busness reasons has made  losses'good-rather than face'a >scone  witb the customer.  Most people of our generation havo  forgotten;, that Wall Street once had a  - firm of women brokers. It was , the  spectacular combination known as  Woodhnll, Clafai & Co., and it was backed by "Commodore" Vanderbilt. "It  lorft a good deal more .than it made, and  about the most permanent thing that it  achieved was a tradition of the Street.  Women speculators have a way "of  -*' giving ��������������������������� orders   to   their   brokers   with"  strings, tied to -them, and sometimes  :..these.things "get sadly tangled,-as^this  typical;incident will show: /< ' _ ,' ',"  "7_A -.woman.^who gowned: some_.-_bank  J. stookL-askod  a,;broker  to .sell  at 250.  Tlie market on this* stock had not boon  _ active for "'a 'good  while,' and' 250 was  the -highest price yet recorded for the  7 security'"One day; however/a: demand  for the stock suddenly developed, and  _' before   the   market   was" half   over   it  ' touched'at '250.'��������������������������� The broker promptly  sold  the  woman's  stock.   Before  the  - ond of- the day it rose to -300.  Tbe broker" sent word to his custoni-  .. or that be had sold the stock at 250.  .according  to   instructions,   and   asked  her to send him the certificate.      Sho  became very indignant and- rofused  to  deliver tbo.stock.  "How eould you soil it for 250 when  it" went to 300?" she said.  fn vain the broker pleaded that he  had simply followed instructions, and  that he eould not dream that, it would  go to ^00.    The chances at the time he  - sold it were that it vjoiild go back to  its old figure of 220?^Kc had to go t,0  court to get the stock. - '-  'Many women who have, a vague notion of speculation believe that all that  is necessary to get rich in Wall Street  is to got a "tip" aud play it and tho  _doUarw_comc_._pouring_forth._Th is__do___  laded   idea   has   also   got   unsuspecting  men into trouble.  "Where did you gel that exquisite  gold puree?" aska oue woman of another at the Ritz-Carlton.  "Oh, Harry got a 'tip' on copper and  made it for me!" is tbe reply.  Then Lady Number Oue talks with  her hnsbund, and peace is' established  otiiy after that gentleman has produced  a gift.   A-story is told -of-a -i-nrtaiu- broker  who wanted to give his wife a $5,000  necklace for her birthday. He bought  a thousand shores of stock, planning  to clean up the price on an expected  rise in the security. But a panic came  along and knocked his plans into a  heap. Ho sold lhc stock at n loss of  sM^OOO. He still hud to buy the necklace, so that it finally cost him $50,000.  Another broker once took somo women friends to luuchcon. He thought  he knew tho market, and said he would  pay the check by buying'fifty shares  of Amalgamated Copper. During the  meal there was a flurry iu tho market,  and the luncheon cost him exactly $400.  Woman's idea of tbe "tip" is closely akin to hor conception of yield. The  following incident is nn actual occurrence:  A widow with some insurance money  wont to a well-known Wall Street in-  TQBtment banker's office, and asked to  see  the  head  of  thc  firm.    When  she  A Boou for the Bilious.���������������������������The liver  is a vt������������������ry sensitive organ and easily deranged. When this occurs there is undue secretion of bile, and the acrid liquid flows into the stomach and sours it.  Tt is a most distressing ailment, and  man,, are prone to it. Tn this condition a man finds the beat remedy in  < Par melee���������������������������"������������������ Vegetable Pills, which are  warranted to speedily correct the disorder, There is na' better medicine in  tbe entire list of pill remedies.  was   ushered  into  his   office   ho  asked  what he could do for her.  "I have some iiiBurunce in invest,"  she said.  "How much return do you expeet?''  asked the banker.  ��������������������������� "About twenty-live per eont," she  answered naively. "Vou see, I haven't  tiiiicii moucv and I must ������������������(������������������t a lot on  it."  This desire to "get ft lot on if." ims  led most women to their tinancial un  doing. They do not realize Miat the  greater the return promised, the largei  is the degree of risk that the tui>n������������������;y  employed assumes.  This woman's answer is full distcr  to that oft-repeated incident concerning the woman with her first bank-account. One day she called at the bauk  and was informed by the cashier that  her account was overdrawn.  "Oh; that's all right." she replied,  as she produced her check-book. "I  have a good many blank checks loft,  and I'll give vou one for lhe overdraft."  But you must not get the notion that  all women got their fingers scorched in  the stock-market. A few have displayed rare judgment and discrimination.  Mrs. Hetty* Greeu, for example, yields  to few in the Street in knowledge, of  financial conditions and astuteness of  purchase. In fact, she has a broader  grasp of money affairs than most men.  At one time she was one of the largest owners of Louisville and Nashville  stock. Of late years she has only dealt  in high-class bank and trust stocks and  devoted most of her money and attention to bonds and mortgages. Herein  she displayed sound .investment, sense.  Her strong boxes today arc packed  with securities that are practically immune, from the ravages of panic and depression.  The late Mrs. Thomas , W. J.awson  had a remarkable knowledge of thc  stock-market, ��������������������������� and ber. judgment was  almost" uncanny. It is said "that-the  celebrated ��������������������������� sponsor of "frenzied finance" never undertook a great'stock  exploitation campaign without hor advice and often, her co-operation7Many,  pooplo have noted that hc has not  launched any vast speculative outer-  priscs since her death.  One of'the shrewdest business women  in tho United States is Mrs. Frederic  C.',lJenficld,'who is the daughter of, thc  late '^William Woightman^ the, "Quinin  King"-of Philadelphia. She not only-  inherited the control of a great', business; but the charge of a ramified financial- trust. -.While -most" of Jthe- money  was "employed - in.-"ground;.rents,T"5a  favorite^"1 Pennsylvania -_ real; estate, ��������������������������� in":  vestment, -there-was a'-good -deal in  stocks.and bonds,, and her.jstrong, sane  administration " of affairs ;baa "greatly,  enhanced the valnc'of.the"estate,' kike  Mrs. Green; she has shown-a man/a.-firm.,  and discriminating grasp of.-" large  affairs.   '   -      ..-":-"- '      ���������������������������-.  While the 'property "of" women like  Mrs. Russell Sage and Mrs^E. IL Karri-  man is., administered by trustees who  have ample financial knowledge, both  take'^no small part in the-employment  of their surplus incomes. The same is  true,of Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt,' Sr.,'  Miss Helen Gould, Mrs. Marshall Field,  Mrs. Irfjvi Loiter,, and ..Mrs. Collis. V.  Huntington. ' ,  But wliat of, the average woman aud  her money? She" has no large" inheritance with which to bulwark her declining years; no shrewd or far-seeing  trustee to guide and direct hor funds  into the pleufifmt paths of profit. Vet  it is this very woman���������������������������more often thc  Before the panic of 1907 the Pennsylvania had 40,000 stockholders. After  tho smoko of the disaster cleared awav  it had 59.000. Of this growth of 10J-  OOO'more than -aIf wore women. Behind this statement is an investment,  fact of importance to overy one who  has or expects lo have money to invest.  The fact is that the public is getting  away from the time-honored Wall  Street tradition, buy when stocks are  high, and sell when thoy are low. This  precedent, once established, will do  much toward safeguarding the people's  savings. Arid the interesting part, of  if all is thai woman is helping to do it.  The Pennsylvania is only one of the  many great' American railroads wilh  hosts of women stockholders. Second  iu this respect ranks the Illinois Con-,  tral, one-third of whose stock is in female hands.  Two other great systems that have  many women stockholders are the Croat  itoithcru and'the Heading. Vou will  also find a large amount of Louisville  and Nushs'illo. Southern Pacific, New  York Central and Baltimore and Ohio  held by the sex which is commonly regarded as having uo business sense.  When you come to'the great industrial corporations, there is a strong  temptation to take advantage of a very  striking fact. It develops that one-  half of the stock in the Sugar Trust,  otherwise the, American Sugar Refining  Company, is owned by women. Therefore the logical conclusion would .be  that "like seeks like." v Tt is interest-  widow aud the .wage-earner���������������������������who contributes to'the great host.ofr small.and  conservative investois, which is the  backbone anil substance of the whole  nation's finmicial strength.  Thc entry ot the average woman tuto  the conservative field is one of the biggest facts in present-day finance. The  facts are impressive. There aro more  than two million stockholders in the  various corporations of the United  States, aud of this number more than  one-third, approximately eight hundred  thousand, are women. When you in-  elude the women who have savings and  other accounts and who pay premiums  on - life- insurance,- you -find -that -the  total number who hnvo money working  for them���������������������������and investment simply means  making your money work for you���������������������������is  over seven millions.  Thus, while the jest nnd gibe, are at  the expense of the woman who speculates in. Wall Street, the profit and  competency rest with those who refuse  to bo 'dazzled by promise, of impossible  profit aud are content with smaller ,md  assured returns.  Formerly if was considered unusual  for a railroad or, in fact, for any corporation, to have a large number of  women stockholders, but at thc present  time it is a very common matter. There  are more than a dozen in which the  women -almost outnumber the men. and  the list is growing all thc time.  Take the great United States Sled  Corporation, which has more than one  hundred thousand stockholders, Although it is almost impossible to get  the exact proportion, the officials of  that company sny that practically half  of the stockholders, in point of number,  are women.  Among the railroads the Pennsylvania  heads the list, for it has exactly  32,293 women stockholders, or forty-  seven per cent, of the total number.  Tue Pennsylvania was one nf the original "women" companies. Foi years  they have been strong ou the stock.  Bach year has witnessed an increase in  their holdings. So, between May 1st,  1910,' and May. 1st, 1911, the number  of women stock holders gained. 1!t,3ld.  ing, in this connection, to add that  many women preacheis aud doctors are  included in' this list.  The Standard Oil stock has many  women owners. Tho general impression  "that this stock is closely held by the  Rockefellers and their original allies  is very'much" mistaken. John L). and  his fellow patriots have more thau six  thousand partners in their vast monopoly.  So fur 1 have only spoken of the  ownership of stocks by women. When  you . turn to bonds you find a much  bigger -field. Most of the women who  own stock also have bonds. They go  on the i very wise theory that no" one  who must invest for income should buy  stocks until they have K nost-egg of  solid, seasoned bonds.  .. No matter how gilt.edged a stock is,  there ' eomes'.'a ' time ' when "it -'fe'els .'a"  market 'depression.. It may he ,y'ery  slight, but most women cannot ��������������������������� understand these - temporary fluctuations.  They get uervous arid upset, and unless  strongly advised, are apt to sell out a������������������  a loss at the first flurry.. Hence bonds  should be the cornerstone of all investment by women.  When you' come to examine the bond  holdings of cautious .women 'investois'.  you,discover, that-they-have tbe seeuii.-  ties of-.the-time-tried-railroads, whose  bo'jfds. are, legal foi..savings-bank invest-  nients;'in"-states'_>like"New ���������������������������'.7ork,".I\ew  ���������������������������I orsey ,-CoiYnecti cu t- and - Ma ssa'c h u setts!  These" states 'jput-;the^,most'>rigid;"safe"  guards-;;about- the.^employment/- of/the  people's savings!".'^ . I- -/������������������������������������������������������- "'  ���������������������������' Ma'ny" 'women "'owu municipal' bonds  ���������������������������which, aie ��������������������������� also" ,legal <investments for  .taviogs-banka i'n. these _ stiifcs.l- Lately  high-class"- public 'service - bonds���������������������������those"  underwritten by- strong; conservative  ba-iikors���������������������������have crept into .the holdings"  of thc women who. want a larger income than that afforded', by-first-mortgage railroad bonds'." '-J  In" fact, whenever7a big-bond issue  of this kind comet; out now,the bankers  make due .allowance for the needs of  womon, aud their salesmen arc-instructed ,to -make .a special,-plea for. the woman buyer. Thus has' she reached  man's estate.    . r   ������������������*'   .  . In .considering, the woman,.investor  you must not forget that she plays a  big part in the savings.bauk structure  of the country. Of the 9,142,000 savings-bank- depositors in the United  States more than fifty per cent, are  women. This _ shows that thoy. are  thriftier, in terms of actual dollars and  cents, than men. ' '  In N"ew Vork, where I here are nearly  three million depositors in the saviugs-  liantcs^   the   percentage   of  make a big strike there were ample  means with which to seize the glittering  moment.  The. inroads That women have madp  in the straight investment field have a  larger significance thau mere sate employment of funds. They emphasize  the big fact that safe, and assured incomes of four, tive, and five aud ouo-  luVlf per cent, are better in the long  run than one "come-on" dividend of  ten or fifteen per cent, followed by the  wiping out of all capital imesteJ.  They help, in short; to make tho woman  immune against thc allurements of the  smooth-tongued hawker of "as good a.s  Hell Telephone" industrial stock and  all those othor nefarious separators of  j> ople and tbeir money.  A wide ownership,of its stock spells  large content and peace of mind for  the corporation, lt means that the uis  criminating investor has made���������������������������as ho or  she should make whenever money is  employed���������������������������a careful investigation of  the company, including an examination  of its earning capacity over a considerable period of years/ its real assets and  its place iu competition. If there had  been a wider distribution of tbe securities of our great, railroads and industrial enterprises, there would have boon  much, less corporation baiting during  the la'st'''ten years,  livery woman who invests in a gilt-  edged stock or a seasoned bond adds  one more rivet to the financial armor  of the country, and thereby strengthens our national credit. As France  has proved so admirably; tho sum of  small investors set up the real mon yed  .bulwark of the land.  ./'  women Oe7  positors is even greater. Tu New Vork  city this is due to the fact, .that among  tho Germans and Italians, who'compriso  a big bulK of the depositor, the accounts are in the name of the wife,  who is the financial head of the family.  One reason why the woman has entrenched herself so strongly in the investment field is that she learned to  look upon the savings-bank as the tuisis  of-a-competency. Vou cau-start-a aav.  iugs account in most state? that have'  reliable institutions wilh one dollar.  Tho moment that you put. this dollar  out to work you begin your'career tis  investor. Your money works while you  sleep.  Benjamin Franklin once said:  "Money makes money, and the money  that money makes makes more money."  This is the keynote to all wealth. When  you analyze the sources of tho great  fortunes of the world, almost without  exception you learn that this simple  axiom lay at the bottom of the golden'  heap.   ^  There is uo witchery or cunning  about lhe amassing of riches. The  multi-millionaire began by realizing the  value of pennies. Wheu the dollars  came the habit of conservation was  strong within him and the dollars wore  put where they could produce more dollars.    Then  when opportunity came-to  An Always Beady Pill.���������������������������To those of  regulai habit medicine is of little concern, but the great majority of men are  not of regular habit. The worry and  cares of business prevent it, and out of  tho irregularity of life comes dyspepsia,  indigestion, liver und kidney troubles  as ii protest. The run-down system  demands a corrective and there is none  better than Parmelee's ���������������������������Vegetable Pills.  They are simple in their composition  and ea.n be taken'by the uit>������������������fc delicatH-  ly.constituted. .;..-<  FLYING     MACHINES     AND   THE  WABS OF THE FUTXJEE.  That the world's powers aie fully  alive to the important part which aeroplanes and dirigible balloons will play  in the warfare of the future is illustrated by the efforts which' aro being made  to invent a gun which could be u.so>l  against .aerial enemies, Indeed, it Is  no exaggeration to'say that there is a  fortune. awaiting the artill(?ry expert  who can produce a weapon capable of  destroying an aeroplane, no matter how  quickly or at what height it is travelling. '  According to the .Field, .both Germany'and France.have been.partly successful'' in"'inventing guns . which aire  proving effective weapons agaiust aeroplanes. ��������������������������� Krupp'has .turned-out. a g'uu  with a small bore'that takes "a' light  projectile, which, it is said, can be fired  quickly "enough to* plant u bullet in an  aeroplane, even if .it. is flying at the  rate,of 100 miles au hour. 'The barrel  is comparatively -long,'so' lhat a high  initial velocity arid a low trajectory  ore obtained. /Telescope sights and a  range-finder arc'provided, the. latter/it.  ted .with au ariaiigeme'ntVwhiclr gives  the,necessary eievationjas'the.'distarice  Ufrcad-'ofiv :-T)uring Jast"year,V French  manoeuvres, a.special gun was'used/.the  in ventibn-of _ Captain-' HoupernatTj nlad;  dition to.a" mitrailleuse sc modified; that  it -could.' be .'elevated, af a ;higb' angle  and-fired from'an au'torholule'.y, Further  a -combined'slirapnel-'and'ordiiiary sholl  has been introduced ,for., use. "against  ai'r-lcra'f t; /"-     ���������������������������'"',.'-- 7 - <'..,  z .Z- y,'  ,So far, however, the effects of. artillery .fire against balloons', have"'been  disappointing.- Captive balloons'whieh  wait patiently .until they.are hit have,  indeed; been brought down; but, if hit,  tbey are not necessary placed horf*, de  combat. During tie- Boer War only  one wjjse. occurred, of a balloon being"  bit. ."A shrapnel shcrll, fired a-t u range  of about 600 yards, biuret-'in front of it  and make sixty boles; but'tlie balloon  took twenty minutes to come down and  was subsequently repaired, -' u  -' With-regard to thc use of i h<raeroplane in warfare, the Field has some interesting remarks to.make.  "In thc, opinion of the man in the  street the chief function 'of the aeroplane- in flight would seem to be the  dropping .of explosives on the enemy bc;  low. -Naval a."nd military meD. however, think differently;',(but until ,some  farther developments take place aerial  TnaT-lfi1!g5_3ri_T^  tion to inflict serious damage. To escape the enemy's (ire tbo aeroplane  must necessarily fly at a height at  which accuracy of aim is impossible.  "The recent' spectacular performances at Henley, where harmless  oranges wore dropped from low elevations well within artillery range, need  not be seriously considered. An explosive should be able to work considerable, destruction in lho iminedialo7vie--  inity of the spot on which it fell, in  pentrating the decks of ships and damaging gun-turrets and conning towers,  while arsenals, dockyards, fortresses of  all kinds, and especially powdor-mugn-  x.ines aro targets that would at. once  atttact the enemy.  "On thc other hand, there is the fact  that at present the light explotuves  which aerial machines'would be able  to drop would have very little penetrating or destructive power; tho machines would generally have to descend within rifle range if they were  to be of any practical use; while the  difficulties in the way of hitting anything from a moving platform in the  air, at an unknown distance from the.  target, may bo imagined,"  height, six miles uortkwest of NabUm,  othorwise known as Shcchern, and  about twenty miles from the Mediterranean Sea. The mount is covered with  orchards of olives, figs and pomegranates.  The first that is known of this hill  in history is when it was bought, about  900 B.C., by. Omri, who built a town  called Shomeron, afterwards known as  Samaria. There Ahah, the son of Omri,  built a temple of Baal, and also an  ivory palace, in the ivory palace hc  ruled the northern kingdom down to  728 B.C.���������������������������as see the accounts in the'  Book  of Kings in the Old Testament.  When Sargon captured Shomeron  (Samaria) he took away 27,000 people  into captivity. The population he left  in the city was put under the reign of  an Assyrian Governor, and thc city  was colonized by Sargon and1 Esarhftd-  don with Babylonians in piaee of thc  exiled Israelites. The next conqueror  of Samaria was Alexander the Great.  The place continued to be occupied  clear on down to the time of Herod.  Ho rebuilt and "improved" the city  and- named it Sebaate. Thin was just  before the birth of Christ.  Herod had a passion for building  cities, aad he literally dotted the landscape of his time with temples and  palaces, lie was notoriously cruel and  was poor , pay. He made everybody  work for him for nothing.  Mr. SchifV's exeavators    report  that  they have  found  moat of the .palaces  of the Israelite kings who dwelt in Samaria,   including   the^ "ivory   palace"  of  Ahab.    Tablets  were discovered  iu  J  tbe  last  named,  giving names  of  per-  "  sons  and   places in   some  new" ciphers <  for  numerals, and a few  such  cxpre8-'\  sions   as   "'old   wine",   and'-"clarified.,-  oil,". of which the tablets-'woukkindi-,.  eate King Ahab had,ah abundant'sup-- .  ply in hi.s collars.     ���������������������������    -   \      -    -       '...  Also thero, "was dug; up royal notice ;.,  offerings sent to Ahab from Egypt, and" <  a clay tablet letter���������������������������to Ahab, from _a -  king of Assyria, possibly A__sur:nasir-  pal, known in history as the "Assy--',  rian Colossus." The identification! of '.  the letter is not yet - complete.' ��������������������������� Ahab' <  was,one of Israel's' great kings,-says"'  Prof. Beisner, who'.'is in charge of thev  Samarian excavations'under thc-Schiff_.-  grant. y  ' i y:  ��������������������������� A number of- Roman and. G'racco-7  Roman, teniples.-and .palaces' have, been-7;  uncovered at Samaria,':one of tho tern-' >  pies having ,a r broad -curve -.like", the:/  apse' of a' church., It -is , assigned-".tor;7.-Vf^'  the Byzantine ��������������������������� poriod/ Arabic 'iamps,7 f/$f||  Roman- roof ,- tiles,' -Greek and\Bomap'vf~'^  pottery", and ���������������������������* broken s glass -' have -" been yr.-j^p  found ' along .with .many, i;einaius-7of//-//Z^  ancient Hebrew workmanship,: inclu"d-\c,v;j;*;:^  ing<-massive walls and 8taifway's,'7ci>i.7������������������~JK7iy^  terns and-plasterod',"stone drains. Somell^f������������������������������������$!:  of, the stones .iu .the/ stairs "are ,a .yard'*-;?^>!  Ioug-.and., they;-: were" well, .cut land-; Iaid'.;jC>r%3  ~ o -''"-; -  - ������������������������������������������������������"  -���������������������������������������������������������������������������������--'* <*' yyy ;���������������������������>_. -.-rc.,'i,v,.?.  .-  <: .<!���������������������������-*; ;"' '��������������������������� y       ������������������---������������������-j. i.V ���������������������������" riK*-*"&i>&'*J"&-ty<:si3  .   . l       i������������������r _��������������������������� v  am\ wm.������������������     a   ��������������������������� 0 bm        - -    *'-      __. j.t. (      r   ���������������������������_r���������������������������tr^*4\ 1  -JWA  VEiS" -J  WALTZING MICE  waltz"' through. the^greater7piirtt'ofi-th^^'JJ������������������?������������������  waking,.' hours" ot7 its;.lj.fe,;r":ne'yw':*t7rjng^^f|  though its- feet wear, ������������������ut'in,: ,the;.proec������������������8.J,;'-'-"- '-*���������������������������'  This peculiar- little' rodeiitis* black'/and  white andjias pink/e'y'es.vJts.'.chiefr'pe- _.__.,.-,.,���������������������������.  euliarity is that a't-a ,'timc fiyIrenTvbaby^Tj^^.*5  mice'of other species are.just^.lwgin-'-yi'iV-  ning to' move about Hhis ���������������������������terpfflchoroan./i^-//  mouse' is already .able' to'-waltz.1 :���������������������������' P\tt:*t'u*?Jy  together, these Japanese dancing mieb/H-f^.  .will wnltz in, couples, liud at titnos 'more'-y/'^f-y  than:two will joirrin' a ma������������������l -whirl.;/:o(T-"V'^VS,  rapid is the inovenieiit' of "the aancerti^".,  tbut.it"is. difficult te distinguish thoir."  heads from their.tails.       j  ������������������������������������������������������     ,*-_���������������������������-,--- ~7v  -The Japanese say that-waltzing.secnis:;7{. __  lobe as essontial to the bappiiieesj'of ^'^'i'^j  this" mouJu. ,as midair ������������������mneraa tilts" a rej 7/J'/\  to,the tumbling pigeon./' A*iV';uj>nghtv7V~j;l  peg forms n-convenient pivot arouadV"7r  which thc.mice van whirl, but it is said '"7;  that without any such guido they would-.-.'"  not in several ��������������������������� minutes- cover, an/area,"-,, 7-i|  larger that an dinner-plate, and they.,  easily spin under  a tumbler."     ' -    '_   y  AHAE'S IVORY PALACE FOUND  Prof. .Ernest Sellin, tho Austrian  Kgyptologist, reports thnt he has found  in the Lower Jordan plain near the  road between Jerusalem and Jericho,  remains of a palace which he believes  is one of (hose built by Herod the  Great.  The building, asserts Sellin. might,  easily be reconstructed, after the original plans. The expedition financed by  Jacob II. Schiff, of New York, has now  hrought to light many remarka-blc  ruins in Valentine, of which the Sellin  "find"is uot the least.  The remains of .Israel's ancient capital are to be found, for the moat; part,  on   a whu.gr..u!wlated . hill;-*. {W0. Eo,efc.>.'io  RECENT ALTITUDE RECORDS .  Beginning with thc record  height of  .'i.UOO  metres   (10,826  feet)   scored by ./  Captain Felix  a  month  ago, a number. .  of   altitude   reeords   have, been   made  with  and   without, a ' passenger.    "Captain   Felix,  who   (lies  a  Blcriot,  made  his record  when practising for a flight  across the  Alps.      On the -Hh  ult.,. in  Franco,  Lieutenant Blard  started from -  _Mourr.iclon7_wit.ij__   passenger Land'_at ___j___.'|  Mined a height of 2.1)00 metres (G,560~  feet) over Sissounes.     The same day,  in Kngland, Oliver de Montalcnt reached   2jit)0   metres   (8,20(1. feet)   with   a  pnsRijuger.      On   the   laht  day   of   lhe  Chicago   meet   Lincoln   Itoachy   brok-o     *!  the world's altitude record by climbing    ,  to   a   height   of   3^.8   metres   (.1 L,<H()  feet) in one hour and -I.S minutes.    He  attained this great height in a Curtiss  "headless"  biplane,, anil  thrUled     lhe  spectators   by   a   daring     descent     in  spirals after Iiis gasoline was exhaust-      .  ed.      Bcachy's actual height above se.a  level  was  12,20(1 feet.  A   bar hor   was  about to   be  electro-   -  cutod  at Sing  Sing for murder.      On ���������������������������  the. night before his (loath he was asked  if he had any dying wish,  "Yos," he said, "there is one thing .  I   would like lo do.''  "What   i.s   iff"   inquired   lhe   kind-  hearted warden.  "I would like  to shave  the district  attorney!"  It is easier to prevent than it is to  cure. Inflammation of the lungs is the  companion of neglected colds, and ones  it finds u lodgement in the system it  is diflicult to deal with. Treatment  with Bickle's AntiConsutnptive .Syrup  will, eradicate''tho cold and prevent inflammation from setting in. tt costs  little, and is ftH safciflfaclbry as it is sur-  .p.riaiug'.hirits rwjiiltH. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday,' December 14, 1911  TRY  MAUNDRELL'S  THE UP-TO-DATE  BUTCHER  For Choice Beef, Mutton, Veal, Lamb, Pork and Sausage  Fresh-Killed Poultry, Salmon, Kippers, Bloaters,  Celery,     Fresh Oysters,     Veeners  Formerly Orton's.  'Phone 5C  Next door to Evans & Son  Mayor Ruttan Petitioned to Stand  for Re-Election and Decides to Do So  In view of the great, importance to  En-derby that we should iiave the best  possible material for Mayor and Aldermen for the ensuing year, a number  of: Enderby's citizens got .o^ether a  few     evenings     ago     in    the     City  so many citizens were watching the  aflairs of his administration. "What  had been done was the result of the  Council realizing that if Enderby  were to take her place alongside oi  the other towns   in the Valley some-  Hall, and there presented to Mayor | thing of the nature had to be unc er-  Ruttan the following petition, which , taken. However, the work he had  bad  been    circulated    hurriedly    and  undertaken had been hmshed, aad he  without his knowledge:  To Mayor Ruttan, Enderby, B.  C.  Dear Sir: We, the undersigned citizens and ratepayers of thc City of  Enderby, learn with regret ;hat it is  your intention to .withdraw as Mayor  of Enderby at the termination of  your present term.  In view of the splendid progress  made by the City under your administration, and the high quality of the  had fully decided that it was up to  some other citizen to take up the  work. He was convinced here were  other men to be had who ���������������������������'��������������������������� auld no  doubt serve the City as well, if not  better than he. He had quite made  up his mind to step aside and let  some other man take up .ne work.  The task at best was not an enviable  one, and he thought one term was  as much as should be expected of .any  permanent improvements inaugurated j man. He thanked the committee for  by you, and, realizing how essential Placing the matter before him and  .it is that we should have a man of! expressed his appreciation of the kind  your energy and foresight as mayor '.expressions .of confidence ���������������������������ruced by  for-at least another term to finish jthe petitioners He would proimse  the work you have so well started, I to give the matter Ins consideration  and in view of the larger advance and would give Ins answer later I  which we anticipate in Municipal af-!he ^ conclude to s*anc f������������������r aUothei  fairs in the vear 1912, we believe your ! term, it would be entirely because so  Withdrawal at this critical period jmany citizens had expressed the de-  would seriously impede the .'orward aire- for mm to do s,o. If he could  ,    ,, ...       i I feel sure of the incoming council be-  movement: therefore we earnestly ask: ILt-i ������������������ULl- Ul  Ul"-       ", ,    .,  ., l  ���������������������������      ine- as nroeressive as the pn.se.nt, it  y.ou  to    reconsider    your present in- 1U& aa i"-^^11-00 ,    .   .  1    l- ,    11 l.    i     would go a long way towards incluc-  tention and allow    your name to be  woum *>u a   u 5     "7, ,.       .  .   .        -,T ,_. ,-.. +���������������������������    , .ins.  him to    accept   the position for  presented  as Mayoralty candidate at,1U& 1  the approaching election.  We assure you of our hearty, endorsement of the policy you . .id'your  present    Council    have   inaugurated,  1912.  Mr. Ruttan was assured tnat every  effort would be  made'to give him a  Council in every way as congenial to  -.   ,, ..   ' " l  . t ���������������������������  work with   as   that    of 1911, but it  at the same time congratulating you   vvul   - 7 ���������������������������,_.,'  -  .. _i ��������������������������� l    , l\   \ was necessary, first, to have some as-  on the successful carrying out of the \ wao u^ J' .      '     .   . ,,  ,.     .   . isurance from him that he would - ac-  ���������������������������,  '   .  , ,     ''       ,1 cent the Mayoralty.     After some dis-  We pledge you our earnest .support; ^iJ0 U1 ^ .,   - ,   ,   ,  ...   .   ,  "        ;;        ������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������  ' l.      l   leussion,    the   Mayor'   stated that he  should you allow your nomination to 1 ' .      .      .  .      ,        ,    ,   ,, _.. - ' 1 would agree to stand,  stand, and at the same time express , b,, ,    _        ... ,   .  c1 . .'    The matter   of'   Council   s .next in  to you our    confidence in your good 1 ,     ��������������������������� _.  -    .        _.���������������������������/-.  _.u *  .   /       ,        .    ..     .  ,      ..-��������������������������� ���������������������������  , 6   ���������������������������     order.     Mr.  Ruttan is  satisfied that  judgment  and    the integrity of your  administration.  Signed: A. Fulton, E. J. Mack,  ���������������������������Alex Green, T. E. Orton,' A. -R.' Rogers Lumber Co., per Fr S. ...teyens,  The Poison Mercantile Co., per S. H.  Speers, H. Greyell, J. Burnham, G.  G. Campbell, Geo. R. Sharpe, A. E.  Johnston, G. H.- Smedley, E. R.  Peel, 'Ira C. Jones, Jas. Mowat, W.'  E. Banton, A. Reeves, W.J. Wheeler,  W. J. Wood, H. .W. Harvey, Harvey  "& Rodie, H. N. Hendrickson, H. M.  Walker, Fred H. Barnes, H. E. Blanchard, J. S. Johnstone, 7. C. Brimacombe, A. Sutcliffe, A. E. Taylor,  W. Elson,_Fran_k_._F_rayel,_.P._._H__M_ur-  (the Aldermen   .of  I possible,  and   'it  1911 were the best  is quite  likely the  j majority of'them may be induced to  serve another term.  phy,  Geo. R.  Lawes, Poison  & Robinson,   per    Walter   Robinson,  S. M.  Hardy, W. H. Hutchison, G. E. Manning, R. E. Best, W. G. Pearson, A.  J.  Lazenby,  W.  H.  Golightly,  Hugh  Worthington,  James McMahon,  J. H.  Bigham, H. W, Keith and F. Pyman.  It  was   explained   to   Mr.  Ruttan  that owing to   the brief time at the  "disposal "of" the" "persons ' circulating  the petition,  it   had been im rossiblc  to see a very   large   number of citizens who would no doubt gladly put  their names to   the   petition and he  was earnestly   urged to comply with  the request of the petitioners.  Mayor Ruttan, in reply, expressed  his pleasure in tbe fact that :o many  had thus shown an interest in the  affairs of the city.     He did not know  WE HAVE A CHOICE  SELECTION OF  Christmas  Stationery  Christmas  Candy  Choice  Brassware  BUY    EARLY  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St. Enderby  Wc are now showing a very complete line ,of Toys, Dolls and Games,  which are causing much favorable comment. All goods are new and  bright and are selling very rapidly. We invite you to come and 100k over  thc stock, and would advise your making' your purchases early while  the selection is large.  THE   ENDERBY   FAIR  .Opposite The Walker Press.  Prints %M\i for ft* <tWtatt  Dolls  from 15c to $2.50  Automobiles  Horns  Toy Guns  Trains  Games  Doll Furniture  Balls  Musical Toys  Books  Drums  Noah's Ark  Blackboards  Christmas  A splendid  Toy Carts  Beads  Work Boxes  Banks  Sleigh Reins  Musical Tops  Toy Stores  Drawing Slates  Doll's Cradles  .  I Doll's Carriages  \ Magic Lanterns  Whistles  Building Blocks  Toboggan Slides Dishes  Stockings from 25c to $1.50  assortment of Toys in each Stocking  Prints gttitfrirtt (or TON & Bop  Fur-Lined Gloves  Fancy Mufflers  Fancy Felt Slippers  Briar and Meerschaum Pipes  Tobacco Pouches  Ties  Mitts -       ������������������������������������������������������    '  Tie Pins and Cuff Links  Safety Razors  Skates1   ..    .   _  Ingersoll Watches       '������������������������������������������������������-"  Harmonicas    ,  . Hockey Boots,  Hockey Sticks J'. ., ���������������������������  HandSleighes  Sawing Sets  IF YOU WANT TO OWN  Pocket  Knife  BUY A CARBO MAGNETIC KNIFE  Jack Knives  Fancy Sweaters  Fancy Suspenders  Silk Handkerchiefs  Pwnts gttitaMf for tfe  Fancy Collars  Hand Bags   Purses  Belts  Motor Scarfs  Fancy Hat Pins  Handkerchiefs  Handkerchief Boxes  Gloves  Glove Boxes  Trinket Boxes  Ties and Tie Racks  Silk Blouse Ends  Hat Pin Holders  Ribbon Holders  Centre Pieces  Writing Sets  Cushions  Furs  Table Linen  & Napkins in Sets  Fancy Sweaters  itmmn  Jap "Oranges  Naval Orangei  Lemons  Bananas  Table Raisins  Candy   Hair Ribbons  Fancy Comb  Sets  Silk-ShftWb  Silk Robes  Silk Mitts  Embroidered  Lisle Hose  Silk Blouses  Skates  Fancy Mufflers  Felt Slippers  Xmas Cards  New Year Cards  Holly Ribbon  for Tieing up Xmas  Presents  "Nuts"  Oysters  Cranberries  Figs  Dates  Cream Cheese  Celery  Crystalized Fruits  Olives..    Grapes  Grape Fruit  Sweet Potatoes  Honey in Comb  Christmas Crackers  Holly and Mistletoe for  Decorating  And all other seasonable  goods  Tinsel  Bells  Etc  for decorating  Enderby Trading Co.  Ltd.  "m  V*iil

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