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 ?'  I1 t  h>  w  Ki  J'ijl"  lai-  tin  P1  'A  I  It    .  v:"  it::  I*1  It  Ik  If  FFB 3    1912'  ^  (Jl-....      .',  Tl  tf  x*:  ^.{-'K_/._ ������������������Kjf  ?  WHERE   THERE   ARE   NO   WINTER   WINDS,   AND   SNOW   DRIFTS   ARE   UNKNOWN   EXCEPT   IN   MEMORY  u-  Enderby, B. C,  February 1, 1912  A N D      W A L K E R 'S      WEEK L \  Vok 4;.No. 49; Whole No. 205  News*of the Town and District  of Interest to" Enderby Readers ^JlZ^e iSfra^S:  A DESPERATE CHARACTER  Born���������������������������At the Enderby Cottage I-Ios-r  pital,  Jan. 20th, to Mr." and Mrs. G.  Griffiths, a son.  Tbe_back of whiter is broken. And  other backs will shortly be broken at  the end of the garden rake.  Yes, Samantha, fresh eggs require  more cooking than stale' ones, be-v  cause they are so much more rare.  Concert to-morrow   night at Mara  Dance after concert, and refreshments  served.     A   masquerade ball will be  given on Feb'. 16th.  A meeting of the Enderby Board of  Trade * will "be .'held in the City Hall  .   on  Saturday   evening.       Election of  officers and' other important business.  Special evangelistic services will be  . held in the Baptist Church, commencing Monday,   Feb.   5th.   Every eve-  , ning in the week except- Saturday, at  ' 7:30 o'clock.    _. '",>,_",  Dad Chambers came to En'derby on  Saturday and took io" Armstrong the,  balance , of. the    poesy ' machine and  /���������������������������the dried-up roots,of'the poet's laurel  . plants.   , A-men.  A local punster says he has .a solution of-the wood problem, since, dry  wood has become so scarce and"hard>  to get.." He is going to buy an En-  -.' derby dog aud 'burn the bark.  - , Constable Albert 'Jones, of "Armstrong, was taken down with phrieu-  mooia last Wednesday, and on Friday  evening his death .was announced, interment" taking place on Sunday.  Secretary^ Handcock of the Farmers  Institute, has left a book of official  - receipts at the office of the Press, and  all members wishing to pay their annual membership fee of 50c, can do  so at this office.  Several sleigh-loafas of young people drove up fr.om ' Armstrong on  Tuesday evening, and gave a very-enjoyable entertainment in the Methodist Church under the auspices of the  Epworth League.  The following officers were elected  at the late convention of thc B. C.  ���������������������������Poultry���������������������������Assn r.intym, ���������������������������nt���������������������������Vi ctoriai.  Burnham; M.W.,  W. J. Castle; 0.  E. Rodie; Prel., J.  W."S. Poison; I. G.  G., Wm. Anderson.  There will be "a meeting of the Hospital Auxiliary in the City Hall, this  (Thursday) afternoon at 3 o'clock.  A full ' attendance . is desired as the  matter ,of masquerade ball will be  taken up.  .  The date of the" Mara meeting to  hear the delegates report has" been  changed to Saturday, Feb. 10th at 2  p. m., Secretary Handcock informs  us, owing'to its conflicting with the  ���������������������������date arranged by the Department for  their short course.in fruit and vegetable growing. '' Tt is hoped there  will be a good attendance "at/ the  short course meetings, as, the secretary' had to guarantee an .attendance  of 40 to get these lectures. ' -The,.En-.  derby meeting will "be held-in K. P.  Hall,,.Saturday, Feb.'3rd, at 2 p.m.  ! like Enderby, and   with a policeman-  i  las genial   as   our- "Bob" all is not  j velvet and  sunshine   and  daisies by  ! the babbling 'brook.in the shady nook  in the glow   of   the ' warm fire side  ! 'mid the merry laughter of children  and the   mellow   purr    of the pussy  cat. - .    -  Officer Bailey arrested Alfred Millar  -a fighting    Frenchman���������������������������last Thurs-.  ; day evening,    and   locked him up in  the City Hall-cell. 'Later in the evening Mr. Bailey was called to go to  j the man ��������������������������� to prevent .him tearing the  ; place to pieces.- Mr.  Bailey went to  | the cell unarmed.     As he opened the  ��������������������������� cell door Millar   made. for him with  1 a four-foot piece of 2-inch iron pipe.  ���������������������������The officer   rushed' in upon his man  j just in time to   miss being laid out  by a" blow.from the pipe in the hands  $25,000" to be Appropriated for a       ":  New Public School at Enderby  The Provincial Government has  ever shown a willingness to assist  the community that shows a disposition to help itself. Since Enderby  has shown "the spirit of progressivc-  ness, and a " willingness to "make  good", even at considerable cost and j  effort, Premier McBride and his ministers have never"  let an opportunity  to augment the appropriation b'y;an  amount equal to the sum granted by  the Province... We should then have a  school building, equal to that erected  in Vernon, .and.'one- that would serve  Enderby for many .years. - The cost  of the Vern'on school was''in- the"  neighborhood t of $55,000: , Of .this  sum the   Province   gave 60- per, cent.'  "���������������������������CM  pass without   handsomely rewarding ~ It is qiiite probable the "grant_.fbr���������������������������the  Enderby,  school 'was   made, on-.the  same basis.   - ,- ,- 7\V ' -r^'i  The selection of   site,-the selecting'  ,* of plans of suitable architectural and '  j utility qualities,'   and   the necessary-.  * preliminary steps for^such an under-  Fresident, W. M. Coatcs, Vancouver;  vice-president, W. E. Nachtrcib, Victoria; secretary, Ji E. Terry, of the  Department of Agriculture. These  with T. W. Edwards of Victoria, and  F. W. Laing, of Revelstoke, form the  executive.  Officer Bailey arrested Alex Miller  on.Tuesday night' for carrying concealed weapons. Miller was on his  _\yay to the _Yo'ung_ -People's meeting  nt" tlfc Methodist" "church "For "some"  time he has endeavored to force his  attentions upon a popular young  lady, and recently purchased the  weapon apparently intending to use  it to injure somebody.  Enderby Seniors went to Armstrong  last night to play 'hockey. It was a  warm game in more ways than one,  and ended by a score of 4-1 in favor  of Armstrong. A return match will  be played on Enderby ice within the  next week, weather permitting. In  the game last night the line-up for  Enderby was: Goal, E. R. Dill; point  C. Johnson; cover, A. McGowan; rover, Win. Blackburn; centre, G. Duncan; 1. wing, A.* Antilla;- r. wing, S.  H. Speers.  Manager Sawyer is much pleased  with the liberal response of the people of Enderby in subscribing for the  required number of tickets to enable  him to bring "The Barrier" company  to this city. . This is one of the  great heart-thrilling plays of the  metropolitan stage. It is played by  thc same people who put it on in all  the coast cities, and is this week  playing in Vancouver. Mr. Sawyer  is pleased to bring the show here,  and he is pleased 'to be assured of  having a good house to see it.  The following officers were installed  for the current year by the Enderby  Lodge, K. fof P.: C. C, Fred G.Moore  V. 0��������������������������� G. Campbell; M. F., R. J.  Coltart; M. E., Robt. Johnstone; K.  of R. 8., C. E. Strickland;' M, W., T.  _   i ���������������������������_-    KIPLING- WRJTES    . "-_".   ��������������������������� -  "There's'never "a law of God "olf Man  Runs-no'rth^df Fifty-three." '-  It aptly describes the. blood-red "at1;  mosphere of Rex Beach's-"The'Barrier." It is a play with-the'-zest of  life,, the ���������������������������rigqr_of-the^ game, Jthe..reck-;  less daring of"the" adventurer', and a  rich vein of humor running through  it all. The twang of it "will make  our nostrils quiver,.anh we will look  upon' the primitive instincts of mankind. _ And the plot centres around  a heroine with a supposed Indian  taint in her blood, and whose case is  also aptlj^ fitted by- Kipling's��������������������������� - -  "For the   Colonel's   lady   and  Judy  O'Grady   -  Are sisters under-tlie skin." ���������������������������      -   '.  To appear   in   the   Enderby Opera  House, Tuesday, Feb. 6th.    -  of the-mad-drunk   Frenchman.   -The   district for a new'public school", and  pipe hit   him   over   the-left ear and  to^ask- the- Government to assist-in  made, an abrasion-. of tbe scalp back, the- project 7as    liberally - as it was  of the ear, 'but the.force, of.the; blow   deemed'the- case"   merited.'  Both'of  was checked-by^the officer's., quick in- 'these .gentlemen   have the'reputation  rush upon:-his .man:  .   He wrestled .for-getting what -they tgo" after, _and  i with-.the mad man ancl forced him to.,everyono-acquainted-'with.thc_circum-  ��������������������������� loosen    his' hold-upon-, the. piece "of.-stances of their, "going, felt confident  ipipe\  This" was-thrown, out'of reach,   that they'had a. case-that would get  I Then, the Frenchman grabbed a shor-  consideration..'    But   "even, the .most  j ter piece * and attempted-again to hit  sanguine were'" not prepared to hear  KThisr^too;;. was v-takenVof their .great -success:-*' .   . *��������������������������� y-z ;/--  the community   for   the   efforts   put  ,forth.  | ��������������������������� The last example   of   this splendid.  spirit displayed   by Premier McBride  is seen in the .grant made for a suit-  ; able public school for Enderby  |    On Sunday last, Mayor Ruttan for   taking   will .require   some, weeks" to  the City, and-Mr. A." Fulton for the   go through, but we can feel sure that  Board  of    School   Trustees, left vfor' there-.will be no"unnecessary 'delayjn'  Victoria to   lay   before   the Govern^- "  ment tlie   needs "of    this -immediate  ���������������������������*-?  rthe,' officer  from liim*,. though he is, a much larger  man than our "Bob."-. , .  [,   When things   quieted down, it was  j,found that--the.Frenchman has broken  a 2-inch iron ��������������������������� drain pipe which, ran  close-to the -wall of thc cell from'the  ' wash room . above. How this was  done will never-be known.   The  the matter.   The season is just .opening, and   there- should .be no-reason^  for the new building not being "opened j  after the summer holidays.  -���������������������������' yy-r 7  i-.-iW  ..LEAP-YEAR  BALli"  i Wopd-was-received Tuesday evening]  from these ."gentlemen stating .thatf a  . grant of $25,000 - had been made," or '  arranged:for'! -        -.-. -   ".  ; - ;.���������������������������-<���������������������������._-.  i    TWENTY-FIVE  -THOUSAND for a  _ new public school in Enderby !- -.   '  To this the city of Enderby will be     -y%y4\  r_- Enderby's first ,~leap--year_;ball;was������������������������������������iv;-,<aSfsl  a huge- success.'^-;/The, Opera/Kouset^:^"-1  was;crowded.to.its full capacity'.witli^'iT/i'y'.  dancers,  and   in-vthe- balcpny'Hables'--'7^7;j  were placed'for/, cards; 'etc. Vlt"wasZy"<_���������������������������������������������??  unanimously" voted"'���������������������������-by the'-'gathering Zy-ry"/  to be.the=most;:enjoyable.dance*everZZyfy-  held airtown, .an'd the management"?of7iZ>-7'7*'iI  the whole affair rested "entirely"-upon'..-_ y]\  the-ladies.--. Only two-gentlemen had' L'/,/7.  the honor of .assisting, in- the'.prelim"-,:-.;-'*- ----,.  inari es���������������������������Messrs. P.-Mack and"Hatch- '"'���������������������������."-:'- !  er,- who -aided -.the ladies in 'the deco-1 7 ',   -,���������������������������  rating.'     This;   by-the-way;"'was-t'he*": "'-%/-:  y SMALL DEBTS  COURT      7  On Saturday last,, the following  claims were disposed of by Magistrate Rosoman in the Small Debts  Court:  Enderby Trading Co., Ltd. vs.  Bush; claim, $96; adjourned for one  week.  Enderby JTrading Co._,_Ltd. vs.Boyd;  Claim, $"29.90:- .settled" out~of courtf  summons withdrawn.  A. Fulton vs. Eves; claim $18.20;  judgment for plaintiff with costs.  had nothing but his two hands to do  the trick. -The pipe was broken  square, off between the points.of con-  itact, and then torn but of the fastenings. -  .The following day Millar was taken  before Magistrate Rosoman and fined  $10 and costs amounting to $33, and  was given three "months in \iail. _He  was~ taken to Kamloops on-Friday.  man .asked.to,add -$20,000,or $25,000,- and !Prettiest feature, and was the admir;  MUST  NOT BREAK GAME LAWS  It is apparent that the Provincial  Game Warden intends to put a stop  to violations of-the Game Laws.. Another case was heard before Government-Agent -L.--Norris, -Vernon, .-this  week. On Jan. 27th, C. Harper and  W. Gynne, both of Lumby,, were prosecuted by the Game Department and  convicted of having venison in their  possession 'during the closed season,  contrary to the Act. Each was sentenced to two weeks imprisonment.  with this $45,000    or"$50",000"we shall lation of all..    -It' was dainty,.neat,-  have a/school' "building erected' that j���������������������������Just tue right"amount" to make per-.  will be a credit to", the Interior. :fect and,not overdo���������������������������and" consisted of'  J    The details    of    the   arrangements   small.green    boughs'interwoven'and  made with   the   Government are not : bedecked" with" pale   pink and white  I yet known, but   we "may know that ; bunting pnd ..rosetted, with pale-pink,,  jthe grant has" been" ma"de onthe most", roses.     The    floor - management; the :  ;liberal   terms   consistent    with    the j handling of the lunch, "and the" music  magnitude and importance of the pro- j were excellent.   ^ Of course, the m"a-  ject.  The spinsters of Enderby will hold  their second public convention, in the  Opera House, Feb. 19tb. Don't miss  it ���������������������������! The old things are "nearly  tickled to death" to be with you in  Enderby once more, after their strenuous exertions in Klondyke, seeking  husbands. They are older and uglier than before, ancl their lovely and  fashionable clothes must be seen to  be appreciated. Some have, husbands and some "have none, but all  are willing t'o relate their experiences  and thc so'far unsuccessful spinsters,  wish it known they are still on the  market. Bachelors, don't all speak  at once ! *   *  Lost���������������������������On Friday, ,'Jan 26th, a bay  mare, weighing about 1000, half ears  frozen' off when a colt; and a brown  colt with white face, two years old in  June; heavy for its age. Suitable reward paid for information as to  whereabouts^ Mark's livery stable.  Try Maundrell's own make -headcheese.  Special prices on Heavy Underwear,  Shirts, Caps, Sweaters, etc. J. W.  Evans & Son.  At Maundrell's���������������������������fresh bulk  oysters.  It" should be Enderby's desire ' jority oi   the- dances" were.leap "yearl   : ��������������������������� dances, and the manner in which the  ladies manipulated- things so. as to  give the males���������������������������'good "dancers ' and  poor dancers���������������������������a good time,'was "really, a lesson in chivalry, which, if followed by the men, .wiould forever  solve-=thc--wall'flower���������������������������evil=and=conse-^  quent heartburnings. .  ENDERBY'S NEW ASSESSMENT  Assessment notices, were mailed this  week by Assessor Kenny to all property owners.     Cliff street values have  been more than doubled.   In fact, all  close-in land values have been raised  to something   near the actual  value  of the   land. ,.   Mr.   Kenny   is to be  congratulated���������������������������on���������������������������the-thoroughness"  of his���������������������������work.   He-has given Enderby  | an assessment that will put us in the  ! position  we should   have  taken long  ago.     ln   the    past   the   policy has  been to keep land values down in the  assessment   to.   lower   tuxes.       The  policy   has   worked   against our advancement.     It   has worked against  the town's 'development.      Under the  low assessment   policy,   the tax rate  was 21   mills,   while   under the new  ('policy, the tax rate will be 12 mills.  I The actual amount of taxes paid by  , the  individual   property owner,  out-  ! side of the business section, will not  1 amount to   any   more, speaking generally, than under the old system. In  i the- business part of town values are  I more   than    doubled,    therefore    the  taxes will be proportionately higher.  The new assessment has placed the  City on a firm business footing.  DEER PARK RESTAURANT  Meals at all hours: afternoon teas;  *   i luncheons   after   the   shows;    bread,  pics and cakes;   hot coffee and sandwiches.     Give us a trial.  Deer Park Scandinavian Restaurant  Cor. George and Cliff streetsf  Just arrived���������������������������New Spring and Sum-  mer samples from House of Hobberlin  Nearly 400 samples to choose from.  Fit guaranteed._    J. W. _Evans & Son  Smoked salmon, kippered salmon,  bloaters, kippers, salmon belly, cod  fish, mackerel.   At MnundreH's. ENDERBY PRESS ANTD  WALKER'S WEEKLY  HAPPY HAWKINS  Copyright, 1909)  Bg ROBERT ALEXANDER WASON "    'a,  [By Smtill, May nurd & Company, Inc.  CHAPTER   XXVII.���������������������������(Continued)  The Creole Belle  "Wbere'd you learn all this?" sez 1.  "Oh, I've been askin' all "the ol'  miners I've met," sez flies, ''an' at  last I found oue who knew the wuole of  it. All of 'em knew something; tilings  ain't done secret in a minin' camp, an'  aii the boys got interested. IJell, they  finally agioed to \)lav five hands o'  draw i'or the first chance to propose. If  the lucky one got the girl lie was to  pay the loser hah' the profits. If he lost  aa' the second feller got tbe girl on his  ' proposal, lie was to get mine an' girl  both. They was still fond o' the Cie-  ole Belle an ' she was fond o' tlieiu���������������������������  from ail accounts they was men above  the average, ull right. Well, they |>lay:  ed the live hands au' it was even bones  at the fourth show. Then Jordan made  a crooked move o' sonic kind, an/ U'hit-  Dian called for a new deal. It was tbe  first suspicion tbat bad e'?er laised its  head between 'em, an' they looked  into each other's eyes a long time;, then  Jordan dealt again an' Whitman won.  '-'He wrote to the girl, an' after a  time she answered, savin'- yes. Jordan  an' Whitman wasn't such good pais  as before; but when tbe girl was due  ��������������������������� to arrive they started down in tiie  stage to meet her, both togetiicr. Just  as   they   was  goiu'   by   tbe   ol'   man's  ��������������������������� claim���������������������������Ol' Pizarro, or some such a name  as that he had���������������������������the stage lost a front  wheel an' Whitman got a broken leg.  They took him into tbe ol' man's cabin,  sent a man on boss-back after the doctor, an' Whitman insisted that Jordan  ride on down to meet tbe girl. They'd  had a hard time gettin' tbe girl to consent to come at all; but she was an  orphan with only a faithful servant  for a family, an' she bad finally give  in, Feein' as Jordan would be there as  her   best    friend;    an1  to. blulf  that ���������������������������he   knew  it all;   but  not  at   times;   ''what   is   it   you   want  to  forced   Jordan   to   go  now Whitman  down an' meet  her." 1 remembered the letter 'at  little Barbie bad made me read, an' L  was able to guess the rest. ~>  "Well, Jordan met tbe girl.-an' the  servant who had tagged along���������������������������the  name ot tbe servant was Meiisso, if  you want all the details."  "I knew it," sez 1; "go on."  "lie brought the girl back to where  .-the Creole Belle was  tendin' to Whit-  '��������������������������� man in a mighty gentle an' tender way.  ���������������������������The girl "didn't seem to care much for  ....Whitman'when ;she-saw him, an' -that  very day they had it out.    She didn't  .make no fuss, she -was a" game" one all  right; just said  that-it was a mistako  all    round  an' left on tbe next stage,  goin' to Frisco.  ���������������������������  "Whitman   va3   laid, up  six   weeks,  an'-   by   the   tinio   be   was   out  Jordan  . told him that he was ready to propose  to the girl on his own hook. Whitman  agreed,   Jordan   made   hi.s   play,   got "a  '���������������������������'"favorable answer, an' Whitman made  over a full deed to the Creole Belle.  Just at this time ol' Pizzaro cashed  in, an' the first thing Whitman knew  be was married to tbe Creole Belle, had  sold his wife's mine an' started to  leave the country. Down at the station he hears a chance word tbat gives  him a tip, an' he leaves bis wife there  an' goes back to the mine. He accuses  Jordan of. havin' told the eastern girl  tbat he was already married to the  Creole Belle when she came out to  marry him herself. Jordan denies it,  but they fight, an' its sure a bad  fight. Jordan gels three bullets in his  body an' only laughs about it;, but be  shoots Whitman twice, so that fever  sets   in,  an'   it   was   reported   that  be  ���������������������������d i cd; A-nyb oiVy=l_ e-s=tn-kc u=d o w u���������������������������to-  the train an' put o-u  board, ont of his  head; an' was never heard of again.  "Jordan hid hia wounds purty well,  bein' a man o' wonderful grit; but just  when hc was gettin' around again one  o' tbe boys that whitman had done  a good turn to picks a quarrel with Jordan, an' Jordan still bein' stiff from  the wounds he was hidin', gets iho  \vor.ct of it, ia hammered up with a  - pick-haiidlo an '- left-for-duad.-IJe-doii-t  die. however, he works the Creole Belle  mine till he's taken out about a million,  an' tiiiiti she closes) up nn' hc gets out  o' tbe country for keeps. That's all  the' i.s to that tale. Now you tell mo  what, part of it you're interested  in,"  "Was that all you heard about tho  gigantic inaidf" sez 1.  ','Vou certainly have a healthy ftp-  petite for go.u'ip." sez Cbes, laughin'.  "But I did bear more about tho maid:  she came back to that part a few  months later to square things up with  her lover. He didn't appear willin' to  square, an' they found him in his cabin  one mornin' with bis throat tore out  by the roots, an' they found her clothes  oti the bank o' Devil Crick; so that  ends her story. Sho must 'a' been  some  devil  herself."  "No," sez I to Ches,'"tba worst any  one can call her is a man; an' it wasn't altogether her fault tbat you can  caliber that, I'll stake my soul on it."  Ches   was  ravenous  to  learn   why  it  to speak too free; an' that would suit  til around an'put Jabez into a nervous  .-uiidition. 1 sent this letter to the  governor, tellin him to give it to Jim  personal, au' to hustle things for a  juick   finish.  1 posted my letter an' started up  to mo desk to pay my bill, when "1 had  .mother turn. 1 stood still wilh a  ihocU, pinchiii' myself to see if 1 was in  my ng.it mind or only sufferiu' from  tu ixua foolin' bang-over. A jaunty  young chap with out-staudin' clothes,  an' a brindle bull-terrier was register-  in' their names, an' if I was in my  right mind 1 knew tbem folks for true.  1 was feelin' exuberant to a dangerous  limit, nn'01 sneaks up an' unstraps  the bull-terrier ���������������������������from the leash what  the porter was holdin'. Well, it was  Cupid all right, au ' he was bugs to see  me. He started junipin' up on my  shoulders au' makin' queer sounds, an'  L portends 'at J 'm scared to death an'  duck an' dodge around iluit oflice until  I have all the inmates standin' on the  furniture an' yelliu' police.  Bill runs around after us tellin' me  not to be frightened, an' givin' Cupid  :v tongue-haudJin' that would 'a' stung  i deaf alligator. Wlien 1 can't bold  in any longer I rolls over on a dievan���������������������������  that's what they call a hotel sory���������������������������  an' get Cupid in my arms an' make a  sound as if he was stranglin' me. Bill  gets Cupid by the collar an' jerks him  off, an' then I stands up an' sez in a  hurt an' dignified voice, "It seems  darned funny to me tbat T can't welcome1 an old friend without you in-  terferin'."  lie give me one look���������������������������I was festooned a little out o' the ordinary���������������������������an' tnen  be begins. First he'd .sing a chant  about bow tickled be was to meet up  with me, an' then he'd sermonize most  doleful about how uutasteful if, was to  commit such a havoc as tbat in a hotel  lobby, especially with a dog what bad  beeu trained to have quiet an' refined  manners. I finally rer'used to hold my  safety valve down any longer; an' I  grabbed him under the arms an' waltzed him over the marble, while Cupid  frolicked around us an' Bill kicked mc  on the shins. I had had too many  things happen to-me in a small space  o' time to be altogether sane, an' it  took a good many kicks, on the shins  to get me down to a practical basis  again. "Bill was plumb- disgusted; but  Jessamine, who had seen th.e;last part  of it, had to -join in with tho rest o'  the crowd an'.have a laugh.  Bill refused to eat unless we could  have a private dinin' room. Not on  Cupid's account neither: he'd got civilized enough to stand for Cupid bein'  treated like a dog by this time; but it  was me he was scared of, an' I sensed  it, an' refused to feed with him at all  unless it would be in the main mess  ball, an' Jessamine voted with me; so  Bill ���������������������������ad to give in.  lie didn't want to make tbe contrast  too strong, so be slid into a" dark suit  instead of the real caper, while I wiggled into my champagne apion an'  marched in like I was a foreign delegate. "Well, you should have seen Bill  ���������������������������his mouth took on thc triangle droop,  an' his lamps was stretched to match.  L was entirely at home, et with the  right forks, joshed the waiters, an'  when my friends began to drop over an'  pass the season s greetings, an' I presented 'em to Bill an' Jessamie, an'  Bill saw that they was nothin' at all  but cream, I bet you a tip that he was  .th_e_jvorsl_locoed���������������������������man_iu.__topsy_-_turyy_  know*"  ' * Nothin 'at all," sez 1; " I kno������������������v all  J. want to now."  "What kind of lookin' feller was  iti" sez Bill.  "Purty harmless," sez I; "watery  blue eyes, fair size, purty good lookin",  nice manners, book-talker, owns a little ranch; oh, he won't s������������������t no impoit-  tint riveis on lire. "  Bill studied awhile. "How old was  he j " sez he.  "Why, he's about my ago, in years,"  sez I.  "It might be Richard���������������������������if Lord  James is still alive, Richard ij tbe heir  apparent," sez Bill. "How long.have  you known o' this foller?"  "Oh, this ain't Hit-hard," sez I. "He  ain't got epok'psy no;- insanity; ho's  just stingy and stupid."  J Low do you Know ho ain't got elo-  Friseo  We had a hard time throwin' tbe  gang off the trail; bnt I finally sent  'eta over to the Pampered Pug restaurant, while 1* took Bill an' Jessamie to  a quiet little spot to hold our own reunion. 'Iney bad just come from a  trip around the world���������������������������they was still  ou their honeymoon, in fact; an' I bad  to listen to a henp o' Sunday-school  ���������������������������jt"rv adventures 'at thev'd been bavin'."'    After a while, though, T nudged Bill  back to the Clarenden family trail, an'  ha said 'at they had stopped for over  ;i month with his friends in I'.nglaud,  an' was posted up to tho minute.  "Well," sez I. as though I was in-  ntiirin' after an old pal, "how's the  Kail?"  Thov're plumb out o' earls in that  fnmily." sez Bill. "The old one's  dead an' they've bunted high an' low  for thc strays an' can't even find Richard."  "They won't need him," sez I. "The  younger son is still in good order, an'  when the proper times comes I'll spring  Ui ni on 'em; but I doubt if ho takes  the job after all."  "Confound you, ITappy," sez Bill,  "'!"��������������������������� never can tell  whether you're jok-  lepsy ,>"' sez hu.  " 'Cause he don't dark like a dog  nor froth at the mouth, nor he ain't  afraid o' water," sez J.  "Vou're thinkin' o' hydrophobia,"  sez Bill.     -'" Kpolepsy is sort o' (its."  "Well, by gum, lie did have oue fit!"  sez J.  "What kind," sez Bill.  "Why, I worked a trick on 'him, an'  be stiffeiicl out an' bis eyes got set,  an' he was the sickenest lookin' human  J  ever met up with," sez I.  "That's it!" sez Bill, "an' you say  he  knew  about  Alice  LeSIoyn������������������?"  "That's what give him the fit," sez  [.  "I bet it's Richard," sez Bill. "This  will make a story for me, an' you can  work things for the reward. Where  is hef" '-  "Say, you come along with me to  the Diamond Dot," sez I. "Things  are goin' to happen promiscuous up  tliere after a bit, an' you don't want  to miss it. Never mind about the reward. I'm goin' to handle this affair  j ii nt as if the' wasn't such a thing on  earth as the Clarenden family."  ������������������ "Vou make me tired," sez Bill: it  alius was spurs to hini to cut him out  of a set. "You try to pretend 'at  you're nothin' short of a world power;  but J  bet you're just flim-flammin'."  "Nothin' 'at Happy Hawkins 'd do  would surprise 'me,'-'' sez Jessamie.  ''Now that I've seen him in a dress  suit, hob-no.bbiu' with the bun-tong,  L'm prepared for anything." She was  a good feller all right. -  "Well," sez I, "I'll write you some'  letters of introduction to a few o' my  friends here, an' mebbe after you've  seen Frisco, all you'IP wanfwill be rest  ���������������������������just plain, simple rest; less'n your  ruggeder built than mc."  * So sure enough I wrote 'em a parcel o' letters, pickin' out-about the  most persistent spenders the town could  show, an' it made me laugh when 1  pictured Bill tryin' to lug home the list  o' stuff they'd load him up with." I  packed'up for the early train, an' then  as it wasn't worth while-to waste the  handful o' minutes left o' that night,  [ got back into my workin' togs an'  went out for one last Turkish bath.  I'm mighty partial to .Turkish - baths,  an' I wanted to let 'em know that I  was perfectly sober at least one"night  o' my visit.  It was gray dawn when I came out o'  the buiidin', an' even iu Frisco that's  a shivery period. In spite of me hold-  in' ull the good cards in the deck, an'  knowin' just about how I was goin' to  play 'em, I was lonely an; down-hcart-  ���������������������������ed=t-lsere=in-t-lie=(lawuingf=A-ll-I=want^  straight; an' as my plans toppled over  an' came tiimbliu' about me,T felt like  walkiu' down to tbe dock an' endin'  ,t   all.       But   this   passed   in   a   flash;  t wasn't "iuy turn yet to think of myself. There was little Barbie with the  two se;pents ereepin'  toward  her,  an'  uy place as at ber side till the fight  was fairly won.  (To be Continued)  DEATH PROM FRIGHT  When one reads of a person who was  "frightened to death," the expression  is usually uude.stood metaphorically.  But there are on record authentic instances of death from shock due to  fright, and :t locctit addition -may be  found in a case cited by F. Folio in a  Neapolitan medical journal und quoted  in The British Medical Journal. The  writer describes bow a healthy woman  of nineteen, with a hysterical mother,  was washing clothes with a companion  on the afternoon of July ,H0, in it stream  near a mill where, many years previously, two people had been diowned.  "The spot was known to be haunted,  the ghosts of tbe drowned persons giving   rise   to   special   mysterious   signs.  'Ihe young  woman  and  her companion  noted that the water escajiiug from lhe  mill-race   made  a   loud  gurgling  noise,  and that the noise was not human, nor  animal,  but  mysterious.      She  became  frightened,   bad   a  severe  pain   in   her  forehead, her legs shook, and she slowly   got    home���������������������������three    furlongs.       The  headache persisted next day, with fever,  and she was unable to work;  next day  the doctor was called in, and found the  temperature  103  degrees  F.,  the  chief  complaint    being    of    headache.       On  August  l.'i  the fever was less, but the  patient tended to become comatose; thc  headache  had   been   extremely   severe.  .    .    .    Convulsions     appeared,     and  death   followed ,on   August  22.    .    .    .  The judicial authorities asked  whether  the  disease  causing .death  could   itself  have been produced  by fright;   for the  patient, during the development of her  illness, had accused one N., M. of emitting  tbe   mysterious    noises    that    so  frightened   ber.       Folio   discusses   the  medicolegal aspect of tbe case, and concludes tnat the patient was psychically  highly impressionable; that tlie weather  was  hot;   and   that  death   was  due   to  fright,   the   fright   producing   cerebral  hyperemia   (congestion   of  the   brain).  .    .    .    A  footnote adds that  N. JF.  was indicted for culpable homicide; the  law, however, decided  tbat though tbe  patient died of moral shock, her death  .    .    .    could not be attributed to N.  SI., because-it was au event that could  not be foreseen.     So uo.penal proceedings against N. SL wore undertaken."  ed was Barbie's happiness, an' I was  goin' to give it to her full measure an'  nairy a whimper; but if it could just  have been my honic-comin' instead of  what 1 was goin' to do, that would  light up her world for ber, I reckon  I could have flown all the way back  to the  Diamond  Dot.  I turned a corner an' came face to  face on Piker, He was lookin' downcast an' harried, an'. J. boiight.Jiim. a  drink, lie had told, mc where Jim  was, an' 1 didn't try to forget it. I  sat down an' talked to him an' tried  to soften his crust an' get hini to agree  to innke a new try-out o' life.  lie finally got purty mellow an' told  ine some o' the steps down which hc  bad stumbled, an' how slippery t lie 'tl  been when he'd tried to climb back. 1  confided in him a lot o' iny own mishaps, an' be got purty near up to the  mourner's bench, when all of a sudden  lie gets bitter. "You're just like all  the rest," sez he, "you make all kinds  of allowance for a good lookin', proud  sort, like Silver Di.ck; but a feller like  me���������������������������you alius give the verdict again a  feller  like ine, an' yo.u  know it."  "Dick ain't been no saint, I know,"  sez I; "but at least he was out in the  open, wuile I can't quito get over that  knee-gun you wore."  "Out in the open, was he?" sez  Piker, with a leer. "Didn't he got  to your ranch an' try to land the daughter o' the boss���������������������������an' him a married  man all  the time! "  I  reached  across   the  table  an'  got  hini��������������������������� by the  collar, jerked   him  to  me,  many Alice Le.Moynes did you ever hap-  an' flopped him face up across the table.  pen to hear off" "You lie," sez T.     He shook bis head,  "Only  but  the one," sez  Bill.    "Tt   an' F felt a ���������������������������cold streak hit my heart,  was a fake name probably, an' one was      I loosened up on him, an' let hini set  all they ever struck off that die.   What   up,  an'   be  said   'at  Silver   Dick   was  aboul   her?" married  to the woman at Laramie, an '  Ob,   nothin'   much,"  sez  T,   "only   he knew it.      I tried  to bluff him  out  was  one  o'   my   chief  delights;   but   I J si   stray   Kiiglislinian   happened   to   pull   of it. but he stuck  to it, finally sayin'  wrote to Jim, tellin' him enonirh o' the ; '-! M  name on  us  a   while  back,  an'   lltlmt  I bad  him. an' could fiinsli  him if  details'to   throw   a'bluff   into   Jabez; ��������������������������� wondered   where   he  came  into   posses-   I wanted to; but that it was the God's  ��������������������������� btit not enough to put Jim  wise  to the I -i"i> of it." truth, an'  he'd stick   to it.  tale.    Just  gave   hini   the   rigid   names j     " You got somethin' up your sleeve"       As   I   looked   into   his   eyes   I   knew  an' the name o' the mine an' told !���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������! i sez Bill, who was a mite too obscrvin '   beyond   a   doubt   that   he  was   deal in'  n' or not on thia subject.      Deuced if  I  ever could see where your trail could  have  junctioned  onto    thc    Clarenden  family."  "Son7' rr-z T, "I'm a store-house o'  was that I wanted all that old scandal  dished  up;  but I was too busy  to tell'i knowledge, an' I'm about to open  the  right   then,   an'   ho   was  goin'   to   Hood-gates- an'��������������������������� pour   it   forth.       How  him   rigl  leave in an hour to overlook some new  findin's out in Nevada. We promised  to write to each other, an' I told him  that probably I'd be willin' to take  a job with him in a mouth or so; an'  then be skinned out to make ready, an'  i got bu?y on my letter.    Betters never  HALOS .AND -RAINBOWS.-    ,...  Thc correspondence columns of the  scientific -' journals' are overburdened  with letters from persons who havc'wil-  uessed one or another of the optical  phenomena .of the atmosphere and who  describe the same in such a way as to  give the impression that they have  never opened a-book on optics. Strange  to say, these letters frequently come  from men who are more or less prominent in the scientific world. One can  hardly escape the conviction that a  large number���������������������������perhaps the majority���������������������������  of physicists, meteorologists and astronomers have profited little by the researches- of Slonge, Biot, B.aviiis, Slas-  cart, Pernter and other students of atmospheric optics.  There is, for example, a particularly  beautiful form of halo���������������������������the "circuin-  zenitual arc"���������������������������which is nearly always  described by persons who- thus report  their experience as if the phenomenon  in question was one of which they had  never heard"and which they are consequently unable to call by its correct  name or bring into relation with other  luminous meteors. A description of  this kind appeared in Nature for Slay  JJ.,J_9J_l.====lThe^.w_ritert==.w-ho-^ob-vious!y^  bad not the slightest acquaintance with  the terminology of optics, referred to  what he had scon as a "rainbow."  Strange to say, the editor naively concurred in this ignorant diagnosis and  published the letter under tlie heading  "A Zenith Rainbow," notwithstanding  the fact that in a note appended to the  letter by a well-known meteorologist  the correct name was applied to the  phenomenon.  Several forms of halo aro decidedly  common though they often escape the  attention of the casual observer. At  the observatory of Monlsouris, near  Paris, where halos are systematically  watched for, the circuiuzciiitbal arc was  seen on one hundred and eleven days in  ten years, an average of one day in  thirty-three.  The Saharan traveller who has occasion to mention a camel does not call  it "a large brown quadruped with a  hump on its back." He saves time  and obviates misunderstandings by saying "camel." On the other band, persons constantly report that they have  seen in the sky a luminous appearance  or* such and such a size and shape along  with other particulars that may or may  not possess real scientific interest, the  gist of which is merely that they have  witnessed the tagent of a halo, a sun  pillar, a lunar cross, a parhelion or  some other luminous meteor that ought  to-be but is not perfectly well known  to the majority of educated people. ,  try is no longer a mere struggle for  existence, but something much broader,  and the. best indication of this is the  development of breadth in Canadians  early in life.  \ery notable indeed has been Mr. N.  W. Howell's development. lie was  forty-four years of age last month, but  for a Jong time be has been recognized  as one of the country's great lawyers.  He has also played a very important  part in the councils of the Methodist  ���������������������������Church, lie is a member of the Mission Board and the Board of Education.  He is active, as a member of the Church  Union Committee, in helping to deal  with that great problem. He is also  a member of theSenato o* tbe University of Toronto and of the Board of  Kogeits of Victoria College. His wido  interests also include membership in  the National Club, the Ontario Club,  the Lambtoii 'Golf Club, and the Cjueon  City Curling Club, and numerous other  social  and  fraternal  organizations.  Speaking of Mr. Howell's talents and  personality, the Conservative Toronto  World said the day of his appointment  as Liberal leader:' "Newton Wesley  Bowell represents the new movement  in politics, the movement of tbe new  generation, toward more progressive  ideas and away from the hot.ry bul  unvcnerable bogeyman that have' done  duty for party idols in the past. SEr.  Rowell represents the new movement  by the desire of those who constitute  a great stream of t..e now current of  political tendency, and it remains to  be seen how far he represents that  stream, and bow inherently he partakes  of its nature. Those who know him  best do not believe that he will Hunt  like a mere block, to be carried as'tlio  current determines, lie is young, and  lean, and bravo, and able, and eloquent.  He has a reputation for keenness and  shrewdness wliich he will have a full  scope in  the political field to justify."  Sir. Rowell was born in Middlesex  County, in tbo year of Confederation.  lie began the study of law in London,  nnd came to Toronto in IS!)I, being  called to the bar in that year, lie was  made a King's Counsel ni 15102. He  contested the seat for Fust York in tho  house of commons in 151(10, and has  always been a pillar of strength to the  Liberal cause.  MINING TO CIVILIZE CHINA  China is at last to become a mining  country, says the' .National Review  (Shanghai), which remarks that the two  great peaceful agents of civilizations  are the loeomtive and miner's pick. Til  America,.Australia, and Africa the,pick  preceded the locomotive, notes the  writer; in China, on the contrary,"mining has only recently been developed.  Yet mining promotes progress in as  many ways as_ locomotion, _ he argues,  it "requires" scientific skill "of a-high order, it brings capital-into the.country,  and furnishes to home industries the  raw materials which " would . otherwise  have to" be imported. China has long  been behind in this field of enterprise,  yet no territory on earth is better endowed with mineral wealth, and wc  read:  "China  possesses  a   large  store    of"  mineral.       Almost   every   province   in  this empire is heavily mineralized  and  almost involving the'use or application  of minerals.     Many millions of gyllons  of petroleum are imported annually, and "  yet   China   possesses   what   may' some  day  prove  to  be  the  vastest .oil-fields  of the  world.      She  has  recently  borrowed some 20,000,000 pounds sterling,  and  yet she  owns  gold-fields  of equal,  value to niiy known in-history.    When  we   consider   these   facts,   to   say   nothing  about   any   other   of   thc   multifarious applications  of   tho same  incidence,  we  feel   more  than  justified- in  attaching  even   greater   importance   to  the work of the "pick in China than to-  the use of the locomotive."  THE NEW LEADER  Srr. Newton Wesley Rowell, K.C., the  new leader of the Liberal party in  Ontario, is one of the finest examples  of a type of Canadianism which has  been me product of the Dominion's  recent big, broad development, By  this is meant a class of young professional and business men who have reached tbe front rank before the age.of  forty, ami who, in addition to attaining  ersonal success, have given much time  ind thought to public, philanthropic  or religious matters.    Life in this coiin-  ^OJ������������������I^MAKING.==ANCIENT=-AirD=  MODERN  Thc effort of the modern violin-  maker to restore the art of constructing this most soulful of instruments to  tbe exalted position it attained in Cremona, Italy, three centuries ago is ono  that the man on the street seldom appreciates. For him no doubt a fiddle  is a fiddle���������������������������a mechanical contrivnnco  rather than a work of art. The expo t. violin maker,-however,-approaches -  his task rather from the standpoint of  an artist rather than that of a  mechanic. Not only is he a seeker  after an exquisite tonal effect, but he  also wishes to produce something lhat  will be beautiful in form, and ho has  the draughtsman's enthusiasm for flowing lines. Bveryone is familiar with  tho name of Stradivarius, whose work  represented in highest elllorescence that  school of violin making founded at  Cremona by the Amatis, though no one  has probed the secret of the marvellous  varnish which is supposed to give tbem  their exquisite distinction. The modern violin maker has, however, succeeded in reproducing the graceful forms  of the Cremona instruments and it is  claimed that their special qualities of  tone can be fairly well imitated. Recently a violin was made in Toronto by  Sir. Win. Knaggs, an enthusiast in the  art. He made it for the well-known  painter, Carl Abrens, who in moments  when he is not'dreaming of poetic landscapes and putting them on canvas, regales himself with violin playing. It  is an attempt to reproduce Amati  beauty of form with the strength of  tone which characterized the instruments of Gnnmerius, another famous  Cremona maker. By lovers of the instrument it is regarded as a very successful attempt to approach the beautiful instruments of .that historic town.  "The doctor asked me if T nte much  ment.   I sidestepped'that question."  "You ought to tell the doctor about  your diet."  "Aw. he was just trying to find out  how rich I am." ==^~=SF  -PiiijrtfanrW *���������������������������'"-'-*-~-?,  ENDERBY PRESS  AND  WALKER'S  WEEKLY  #  I  |.';i  Kl  i*<  5'.-.  i <>  .0  IV "���������������������������  Vi  r  v  A TRAVELLER'S tXPERlLKtE  "Sly   one   wish    will    be,"    writes  Harry  P.  Pollard, a  well  known  boot  and shoe traveller of Hartford,  everyone   with   a   bad    stomach  'thai  may  that  learn as I did before it's too late  Nervine is the-one remedy to cure.  Why, 1 was in mighty bad shape, no  digestion was all wrong, and even  night 1 would waken up with a stun  and find my heart jumping like a  threshing machine. This was caused  by gas in my stomach pressing against  my heart. When I started to use  Nerviline I got better mighty fast. Jt  is certainly a grand remedy for the  travelling man, keeps your stomach in  order, cures cramps, prevents lumbago  or rneuniatism, breaks up chest colds  and sore thioat���������������������������in fact there hasn't  been an ache or pain iu.idc. or outside  for tho past two years that I haven't  cured with Nerviline. Do you wondei  1 recommend it."  LOVE  OF  DISPLAY  Tbe doorbell of the Vanity's bouse  rang at about 8 o'clock one night and  Mrs. Vanity said excitedly to her husband;  "There, Charles, I  know  that's  the  furniture van coining with the new bed  room suite we bought to-day, and  if it  is 1 just won't receive it, that's all."  "Why not?" asked Sir. Vanity.  "Why not?" replied Mrs. Vanity.  "Do you think I'm going to pay $10U  for a suit and then have it sent out  here after dark so that none of the  neighbors can see it when it's brought  inf    Not if I know it."  DODD'S 7%  \s w\ I O 1^1 m I ;  Antarctic Expeditions, Past  and Present  K/.flLLS  A barren continent, far from human  habitation, utteily desolate, snow-clad,  en fenced in forbidding barriers of ice.  Yet aruiind it circle and twine in sinuous paths the tracks uf many gallant  exploieis, who for tbe last one bundled and forty years have strained  every nerve to conquer those inhospitable shoies. What priceless tieasure,  what thing so coveted of men dues this  lonely waste harbor, that they should  brave the perils of famine and un icy  death iu their quest? iN'o ordinary  material reward is that they seek:  theirs is an ideal goal; the thirst for  knowledge, the spirit of scientific exploration, and no doubt the love of  manly fight against desperate odds,  these are some of the motives that  fiie tbem. And it is for us, who stay  at home in safety and comfort, reading the history of their doings, to  catch some faint spark of inspiration  rroiu the exploits of those gallant men  and bold, as we also reap the material  benefits which flow from their scientific labors.  The first antarctic expedition falb  into that period which is so peculiarly  replete with important events, both  in the world of politics and iu the  icalm of science. We lead in a leaflet issued by the American Museum ol  Natural History, tbat in 1772, Captain  Cook,  of  the  Britis  ,u. ui in-, -v-apiain I zero and even ,.e.u.hin��������������������������� C8 dejjrecB.    ],  ih   Navy   wa.  com-  a[.,Jeai.ed at one time as if the "Dis  missioned   by   t.ie   Admiralty   to   command two vessels to examine into the  THE POLICEMAN'S FRIEND  Likewise the friend of every.man and  woman who/is kept constantly on their  - feet," and   suffers   from -callouses   and  .corns.   The one painless"remedy is Put-  ...nam 's - Cornrand -Wart   Extractor;_. Jit  " acts , in} twenty-four  hours, ^ and , never  -fails" to; uproot'.the "corn,   roots'and  branch.]    Satisfaction "guaranteed  with  a 25c bottle ol'-.PutnanrVPainlcss-Coni  and'Wart Extractor.  -    '",,"'  Chilliwack,   British    Columbia  The Garden of  B.C., in ,th������������������ famou������������������ Fraiier  T������������������Iley.    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Cook next proceeded  along an easterly course, then turned  abruptly south, and on January 7th,  1773, was the first person to cross the  antarctic circle. Cook continued his  travels. lu January, 1774, be reached  his farthest osutherly point, 71 degrees  10 minutes, near 110 degree west, a record which was not broken for half a  century. It, is noteworthy tbat Cook,  the first successful antarctic explorer,  not only completed the circumnavigation-of the.antarctic, but proved the  nou existence of any antarctic y land  matis extending north of the antarctic  circle.      - "    ' ���������������������������'       '  -.The"next South Pole expedition of  any importance .was carried out under  the patronage of Alexander II. ofKus-  sia", who appointed Bellingshausen" to  the command, -r This'explorer sailed in  January,* 1820, with two" vessels. He  crossed" the antarctic circle some" six  timesf and. discovered Peter Island, tbe  most southerly land then" known7 ' He  did not, however,"go quite as far south  as  Cook,, but-only  reached  69' degrees  animal life covered the floor of the  huntb polar seas, was well established.  The expedition was under the command  uf U. ti. Xaies.  During the la������������������t quarter of the nineteenth century, with the waning of the  whaling industry in the noitb, and the  report of the existence of large numbers  of whales in the south, the small steam  whalers of ticotlaud and Scandinavia  made several expeditious into the antarctic. Among these was the "Jason,'"  commanded by Captain Larson. Lar-  sen discovered the lirst antarctic fossils,  wliich proved that at least part of this  region is not volcanic.  During the years from H)02 to 1904.  Captain R. F". Scott, commanding the  "Discovery," a well equipped vessel  manned by British navy ollicers ami  bearing a scientific stair of well qualified men, directed a south polar cxpedi  tion iu which among others, Shackleton  took part. On November 2nd, H)t)2.  Scott, Shackleton and Wilson began  their heroic sledge journey'over the  polar ice to the south, a distance of 380  miles from their^ship. They planted  tbe British flag at 82 degrees 17 minutes south. Tne following winter was  spent in the antarctic under conditions  of intense cold, the thermometer fre  queutly registering fifty  degrees below  i  ppea  every"  must  be  abandoned, and  thi-  CANADA'S     GREATEST  W7JMT/PBG  {JitdtofztJT.  ������������������STABl/S/i������������������D 1383.  Cor. Portage Ave. and Fort St.  Awarded, first prize at World's Exposition on its work and methods.  ..   Write for a free catalogue.    We also  ^ivc instruction by mail.   In 1S23, an Englishman named James  Weddell, forced two small sealing vessels southward through the sea which  bears his name/ to 74 degrees 15 minutes south, a" point 214. nautical miles  nearer the v pole than Cook'% farthest  travel, thus breaking the record that  stood for'nearly fifty years.  Enderby Land, to which we referred,  was  discovered  in   1831   by  Biscoe, a  SCHOOL'^I't's'1 8ea'er> exploring" under commission from the merchant firm of Messrs.  Enderby.     _ -.  An expedition sent out by /ranee in  IS'57, under Commander ' d'.'Urville, deserves mention as being the last French  south pole expedition until recent times.  ' In 1830, Lieutenant Charles Wilkes,  at the head of the United States exploring expedition, with a squadron of  six vessels poorly equipped and poorly  adapted   for   polar   work,   entered   the  WOMEN NEED  GIN PILLS  "Port DufTcrin, N.S.  "1     .was     troubled     with     Kidney  Disease   for  several  years.     My   back  ..was _.wcak. l__had_ terrible ..headaches,  and was so restless that I could not  sleep at night. At last a friend told  tne about Gin Pills. 1 at once got a  box, nnd after taking them 1 felt better���������������������������uftci three boxes J  was cured.  ETHEL BA LOOM BE."  Write us for free sample of Gin  Pills to try. Then get the regular  size boxes at your dealer's or direct  from us���������������������������oOft a box, G for $2.50. Money  refunded if Gin Pills fail to cure.  National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada, Limited, Dcpt. K.P., Toronto.  crew return on one of the relief ship.-  that had been sent after them. Bui  on February 16th, ]i>04, she was re  leased from the ice and sailed for home.  A Scotch expedition explored the  south polar regions during ini)3-19G4.  and among other things discovered  Coats Land. The commander was W.  S. Bruce.  .We come now to the last and most  successful of all the south polar ex-  peditions. Early in 1008 Lieutenant  Shackleton on board toe . "Nimrod,"  with a party of about fifteen men, dogs,  Siberian ponies, a motor ,car and other  equipment, entered the' antarctic regions near the .180th meridian. Passing through Ross.Sea and along tbe  edge of the great ice barrier, they almost reached King Edward VII.-Land  but. found further progress in that direction blocked by .impenetrable pack-  ice. - They then - proceeded - to Cape  Royds .near the volcano,- Mount 'Erebus. -'-Here .the "NimrodV left tbeni  and went north.,to return the following  spring.,. Relatively elaborate winter  quarters ,-w'ere - .established- vat-'; Cape  Royds in a specially-designed hut-made  of cork."..'In "March. "1008", a", party of  sixaascended Mount Erebus toc its summit. 1.1.500 feet above sea level."   ' ���������������������������  .On October 5th. 1008, a party of-five  started"- dn its .���������������������������journey to the South  Magnetic Pole, which wi,s reached' on  January' lfith, 1000. The position of  the magnetic pole was determined to be  72 degrees 25. minutes -south, 155 degrees 1G minutes east. The south  point of the'compass always turns toward this point. - Therefore, between  tbe South Magnetic Pole and the South  Geographic Pole the south point of. the  compare is 'directed due .north.- This  party, returning to the coast February  3rd, was picked up by the "Nimrod"  and taken to Cape Royds.'  On October 29th, 15)08, ���������������������������' Shackleton  and three others���������������������������with a supporting  party of five,".which turned- back November 7th���������������������������set out for the South Geographic Pole. They followed, roughly,  the. 168th meridian east until" in late  November they reached Scott's farthest  south���������������������������82 degrees 17 minutes south.  Christmas day found tbem at 85 degrees  55   minutes   south,   and   by   9:00  a.m..  4th, 19U9. The "Nimrod" and the  Mippoiting and lelief parties weie theie  waiting, aud the next day all started  for home.  Jn addition to discovering the South  Magnetic Pole and reaching a point  within J10 miles of the South Geographic Pole, the main results of tiie  journey were tbe uiuliu- of coal (showing that in the past this region enjoyed  a mild climate), the procuring of a  complete meteorological record and the  discovery of eight distinct mountain  ranges varying trom 3,UUiJ to 12,000 feet  in altitude. l  Into approximately the same period  as Shackleton 's expedition falls Charcot's voyage on the "Pourquoi Pas"  in the Antarctic (.15108-1010). In sportsmanlike spirit this French expluier retrained from entering a region which,  as he considered, had beeu "staked  out" by the liritisii expeditious. "I  resolved," he writes, "to return to the  legion which 1 had begun to explore on  the 'Francais* in lOiiIMDOo, i.e., tbat  mountainous projection, due south of  Cape Horn, improperly knowu under the  general name of Graham Land. My  exact object was to study in detail and  the relation of the eastern and western  antarctic continent aud to ascertain  from all points of view as wide a  stretch as possible of tho Antarctic iu  this sector of the circle." Dr. Charcot has presented an account of his.travels in popular form in a very interesting book published under the title:  'The 'Pourquoi-Pas' in the Antarctic.''  No less than five south polar expeditions are at present in progress-  or contemplated. An English party if  out under the command of Captain R.  L*V Scott, while a Norwegian campaign  i������������������ headed by Amundsen. Recently Sii  Ernest Shackleton has made an appal  on behalf of an Australasian antmvtK-  expedition under the command, of his  "M comrade, Dr. Douglas Mawt-on.  whose desire it is -to chart a -stretch  of unknown coastline some 1,200 miles  north of Captain Scott's objective, and  to check the-readings made by former  expeditions at aud near the south  pole.  The Japanese, also are now- for the  first time entering the field, Lieutenant  Shirhafc :being expected to. 8tart out  from Sidney iir September. ' There  seems to be a general impression among  connoisseurs that the Japanese expedition is. not properly qualified for successful work. ���������������������������,"  Stop a Cough  inJDne Night  CATARRH AND WEAK THROAT  NOW CURED WITHOUT SWALLOWING DANGEROUS DRUGS.  By   Breaching   the   Soothing,   Healing  Vapor of Catarrhozone All Throat  and Catarrhal Trouble is  Quickly Cured.  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'/  the ice.     . 7   . ���������������������������",...       '     ',  The greater part of the ship's space; :���������������������������_  is,  or  course,~ taken-up  by  the  hold,-  which, contains .   the    provisions,, ,th������������������' -7  drinking water, and the supply of coal -J*.  for the three and one-half years"which'-"''  tlii expedition is planned to laFt.'."-Tbe-  Captain  R.  Vahsel.    The  principal  ob-1 cost-of the expeditions is estimated -at-:7  jeet of this, expedition is' to determine  whether" they are continuous or-scpar-  ated by water.*1 A'snmc.wh.it~ detailed  account of theplans and equipment'of  this * expedition is - given 7in Die.-_.Uin-  scliau.-"' -Tlie"Deutscliland,"-the-' vessel, which ' is .to. cany "the.''explorers',  was'originnllybuilt in lf>06 asa whaler,  and is constructed wholly of wood.'as  this is found, by .virtue'of .its elasticity,  to.resist the crushing effect, of ice better than a steel hull.- In fact, a "steel  vessel is apt-to be .simply cut" by-the  ice, while a wooden, craft is pressed  up' out of the noes. . The '.'Dcntsch-  land" is rigged as a three-master and  \ym  y~t  *-- r -& i  Unless-worms be expelled from tho  system, no .child can be healthy.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator  is the best medicine extant to destroy  wormsl  $375.000,-every cent"of which has beca  contributed" from private ���������������������������funds^^T'he-  sledge journey is planned ;tb, start-frons-  tne <i cd dell Sea.- V TheIfiiiareqiiipni'cntjt'r-?7^!*  of.the.ship for its journey' will -be"7madeiy^i'-^'-S  atTBu'enos "Aires,7wherc" a" .p'artl'of'uhe^1^;^'  provisions','-'..'.-' the '-'automobile\ sledge93?}7-MS%  -Mancliurian horses and. Eskimo 7dogs77V:"7:a7f  will be taken on, board. ' -"Thi'-boat ')i-P~yfyy  lighted -by7electricity, and a'-|)owe'rfuli"/-'^/j^V  wireless, telegraph apparatus, whicli Zv/ill'y^z':/--Jfi  maintain communication ' with.-- South, '���������������������������'/-,/  America. The crew, numbers ' thirty-"1..." :"i  five and the- provisions take -up' 200;" - 7-  tons of-the ship's. space.. -The.- plans. .--".j  are laid with characteristic, German ; ������������������  thoroughness. ,..,''- '-.- -,   '-  carries a 300-horse-power,auxiliaryJ$u'-y/-y  Soft corns arc" difficult to, eradicate,  but  llollowav's  Corn  Cure  will-draw  7!*'<l  tbem out painlessly.'  ^ryy,  ACHE  Stop tt ta 30 minute*, without any harm te any part mt ymvr syvtem. by taking  rNA-DRU-CCT Headache Wafers ������������������������������������������������������yH  National Oboo ano Chcmical Co. er Canada Uwittb        MONTHEM- 37  south=polar-=regioiis=-froni=Tierrii=-deU January^Qth.-lflOfl.^tliey-^had^reached-S,^  Fuego.      In  Iiik journey through what  degrees    23  minutes    south.      Beyond  is  known  as  Wilkes  Land,  he took  Make the Liver  Do its Duty  Nine times in ten when the liver ii right the  ���������������������������tomach and bowell are right.  CARTER'S LITTLE  UVER PILLS  gently but (irmly com  pel a lazy liver to  do its duty.  Cures Coil'  stipation.  Indiges  tion,  Sick  Headache, and Distress after Eating.  Small Pill. Small Dot*, Small Priee  Genuine mwtbeu Signature  course more southerly than any previous  explorer known to him had travelled in  this region.  .Tamos Clarke Ross, a nephew of Sir  John Ross, the arctic explorer, and one  who had several years of arctic experience, left Tasmania in 1840 in command of the "Krebus" and "Terror."  Tbc__priniary__.objci't _of_.the _cxpedition  was to make certain magnetic explorations in the extreme south. In less  than five months Rofs returned to report  the extraordinary results of his expedition.  Fully informed concerning the discoveries of Wilkes, he determined to  seek high altitudes to the east of the  Halleny Islands, and with little difficulty sniled into a new sea and discovered land extending from Cnpe  Adarc to the volcanoes of Eiebus and  Terror, 77 degrees south, a distance  north and south of approximately four  hundred miles. He thus reached a  point considerably farther south than  any attained by previous explorers, lie  finally reached England in September,  1843, having been absent for more than  four years.  Tn 1874 the first steamship, the British vessel "Challenger," entered thc  antarctic. It wns also the first to be  equipped with adequate sounding and  dredging apparatus. As a result of the  "Challenger's" investigations tbe ex-  istance of an antarctic continent was  proved, and the fact that a wealth of  this point they could not go on ac  count of the hard travelling and the  exhaustion of their food supply. 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Reatlinif N������������������ti<:es and Locals: 15c a line.  FEBRUARY 1,   1912  P. S.���������������������������I have been' informed that  there has been no meeting of committee, so it is quite possible for one  or more of them not to-know anything about my letters.���������������������������T. Pf  PRO BONO PUBLICO  x  poultry troubles  Editor The Enderby Press:  Dear Sir: The Poison Mercantile  cup, was given in the recent Winter  poultry show at Enderby, "for the  best collection of birds, not less than  ten,  one   kind. Will    you  kindly  publish the enclosed letter which is a  correct copy of one sent on date mentioned:  "Mr. E. T. Petar, president N. O.  P. A. Dear Sir: I find on going over  the records of Mr. Smcdly and myself, that it is not a case of even  points as I thought when I consented  to drop this matter. Instead, if I  am correct (information has been refused me) I have a clear lead of 5  points, or allowing Mr. Smedley 1  p.oint which he lost through competition, I still have him, beaten by 4  clear points This is how I make it  out: Count 5 points for a first prize  4 for a second, 3 for a third, 2 for a  fourth and 1 for a fifth���������������������������  My birds (12):  1st   2nd  Cock   1     ���������������������������  Hen  - 1      1  Cockerel   1      1  Pullet   1      1  Pen   1      1  (Regarding the non-appearance of  any mention of the Poison cup award  in the published list of awards, we  wish to state, that we were informed  when the copy of awards was handed  in for publication, that no disposition of the cup w,ould be made until  the question of points was settled between Mr. Smedley and Mr. Poun'd.  There would seem to be just cause for  Mr. Pound's complaint about the delay in settling up the business of the  recent poultry show, and yet, there  may be good reasons for tlie delay  which are not generally known. Mr.  Pound has taken steps to discover  these reasons if any exist.���������������������������Ed, Press  ENDERBY BRIDGE  3rd   4th    5th  1  1  1  1  1  2  4-  -54  4th    5th  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor, |  Notary Public, G^nveyaneei.',!  etc. !  Offices, Bell Block. Enderby,B.C. I  MMMHMwieim  POLITICAL  TTNDERBY   CONSERVATIVE  ���������������������������^ ASSOCIATION  F. H. BARNES,  President.  W. E. BANTON  Secretary.  THREE regular Pool Tables  ONE I'ull-sizeij Milliard Table  Opp.Walker Press Ofe ���������������������������. DIGIIAMi 1Vl  op.  ' ���������������������������'.Kwong "Chbng"  NEW LAUNDRY  ENDERBY,  B.  C.  Family    Washing   collected  weekly.  First-class workmanship. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  Prizes   5-4        3  Points' 25     16     9  Mr.  Smedley's birds (11):  1st   2nd   3rd  Cock   1     ���������������������������       ���������������������������  Hen    Ill  Cockerel   1    ���������������������������        1  Pullet   Ill  Pen   1      1  Prizes   5      3.3 1        1  Points   25    12 "   9     2     1���������������������������49  Cnoss out his third cockerel and  place it 2nd (he had only two) that  will give him a gain of 1 point, mak  ing his,-.total'50: .Is it-'auy wonder  I want to be shown ?  I'was under the impression that I  had to count score on 10. birds only,  but the list says not less than 10 one  kind: Now I wrote to the assistant  secretary last-Saturday-,-Dec.. 23rd, a  similar statement. He informed me  he had received it and would place it  before.the committee, but I have not  heard anything further. There was  no report of prize winners in the paper to-day; but if I am not given an  explanation before Mr. Smedley is  named as winner of the Poison cup, I  shall appeal to the general press of  the Valley. I shall keep a copy of  this letter and shall likely publish it.  If I am shown, to be wrong, I will  apologize for trouble given; but under the circumstances I think I am  entitled to an explanation, and because the other man is vice-president  of the" Society and on the committee,  is no reason that I should lie clown  and be jumped , on; I am not built  that way. I remain, yours truly,  Thos. Pound.  P.S.���������������������������I think yiou will find there is  an error in the books, which will account for the difference. I am writ-  ing=-now^so^thene=vw-ill^be^no--eri-or=in=  the published list of awards.���������������������������T. P."  Enderby, Dec. 28, 1911.  You will see by the dates, this letter was written four weeks ago, and  the one to the assistant-secretary five  weeks ago, so I cannot be accused of  being in a hurry to appeal to the  press. I might state that I have  had no word or letter, BUT (?) when  the list of awards was published two  weeks ago neither the Poison Mcrcan-  tile-cup'or its winner were mentioned  ���������������������������rather shabby treatment for donor  anvl winner. I might also state that  I objected to this award early in the  afternoon of last day of thc show,  and before G o'clock T wanted to enter protest, but was informed by the  President and the secretary, Mr.  Waby, that it had alrea'dy been decided and that they would not listen  to protest if J. handed it in, and I  should therefore loose my deposit.  J should also like to state that in  the list of awards, not only was the  Poison cup omitted from my awards,  but thc special for the heaviest bird  in the show also.  I would like to mention that the  last season before this the genial Mr.  (Jco. Robinson, who does not profess  to bo a chicken expert, had all the  business fixed up to the Queen's taste  and a balance sheet out in less than  two weeks after the show. It is now  live weeks since our last show, and I  have not received either regular or  special prizes yet, nor orders for  them. This sort of thing will do the  next show a Jot of harm, and there  are other new societies close to hand  and all talking a winter show, and  we need all the help we can get.  Hoping I have not taken up too  much of your valuable space, and  thanking you for your kindness, I remain, yours respectfully,  THOS. POUND.  Editor The Enderby Press:  Dear Sir:   I would like space for a  few lines on a matter of great public  importance.       Every  winter just  as  the snow    is   beginning   to   go, the  warm weather invariably melts it off  the Enderby bridge 3 weeks or more  before the roads become too bare for  sleighing,  and great inconvenience'' is  experienced in crossing the bridge by  all who use it when doing business in  Enderby.      A   great deal of business  is hampered or put off altogether because of this.     There is, however, no  need to suffer such inconvenience this  winter or any following winter, if the  Board of Trade   is alive to its business   interests   and    will    have   the  bridge- flooded   with    water on cold  nights until it is about a foot thick  in solid ice.     I understand this practice has solved the bare bridge problem in other -districts, very much to  the business advantage of the towns  that go to the trouble of doing it.  I just-make the suggestion through  your columns, as I know that it will  be acted upon when once the importance of. such action is realised by the  townspeople and businessmen of tbe  district. Yours truly,     '  PERCY ROSOMAN.  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817       '  CAPITAL   all   paid   up,    $15,413,000:   REST, $15,000,000.00  Hon. President, Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal G. C. M. G.  President, R. B. Angus, Esq.   Vice-President, Sir Edward Clouston, Bart.  General Manager, II.V.Meredith  BRANCHES IN LONDON, ENG., 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.  ENDERBY BRANCH A.  E.  Taylor,  Manager  ���������������������������    1-Ja    V^lXx^l^JZj  TENDERS FOR WOOD  Tenders are invited for 50 cords of  green sound fir; split an'd cut into 4-  foot' lengths, to be delivered at the  Enderby School' House, properly  piled, within the next.two months.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Address tenders to  Secretary of School Board, Enderby.  "HUSBAND   HUNTING   '  To the bachelors of Enderby:        =  Greeting ! We the "Spinsters,- Return" to Enderby on Feb. 18th, from  our trip to Klondylse, and invite you  all to our 2nd annual meeting, when  we will relate our experiences in  quest of husbands since our "Old  Maid's Convention" last year.  An income is something you  leave, and your heirs do not leave.  ���������������������������The Pensive Pup.  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &    .. CONTRACTOR. . ... ._  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid Roofiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to any size.  Representing S. C. Smith Co,, of  Vernon. Enderby.  Cooking Stoves  Coal and Wood  Heaters  Ranges, Etc.  I have added a standard line  of these goods and am prepared to quote you prices.  Wm. H. Hutchison  EN DERBY  Agent for  FIRE, LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  GOURLAY-ANGELUS  PLAYER  PIANOES  ANGELUS PLAYER ATTACHMENT FOR ANY  PIANO  ESTEY CHURCH & PARLOR ORGANS  SHERLOCK-MANNING CHURCH OR GANS  SECOND-HAND PIANOS & ORGANS^  at low prices and easy terms.  OFFICE WITH   MR. GEO. PACKHAM,  Deer Park Land Office.  Magrnet Crenm-Separa.org  Finest in the Country  ' 'Enderby is a charming villiage with city airs.  When Paddy Murphy shook, the snow of Sandon  off his feet he came here, and now owns one of  finest brick hotels in the country. Although  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his  hotel the King Edward. In addition to the. ex- '.  " cellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  ^ o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists.!!  (Ex tract from Lowcry's Ledge.) -,.",-���������������������������'-  KuigEdward Hotel, ������������������0$.t���������������������������Y  Enderby  When  uilding  Has it ever occurred to you that in      Build  brick   and   you will have a  building a   frame house," costing say "house that- needs   no repairs to'the"  walls and will -be worth as much,-or  more, 50 years hence as it is toJday,  saving you quite a considerable sum  in painting, insurance and fuel meanwhile. A large stock of first-class  brick now on hand. 7     i.  $2,000, you are losing every year  $100, or 5 per cent, in depreciation,  apart from the cost of repairs, as the  life of a frame house is about 20  years at the outside?.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co.  Enderby  Deer Park Fruit Land  ENDERBY  No Irrigation Required  These lands are situated on the benches near Enderby and are especially suited for Fruit and Vegetables, and, having been in crop, are in splendid condition for planting.  An experienced fruit grower is in charge and will give instruction to  purchaeers free of charge, or orchards will be planted and cared for at a  moderate charge.  160 acres, sub-divided into 20-acre lots are now on the market at $15*0  per acre.  Get in on-the first block and make money on the advance.  Apply to���������������������������  ���������������������������      -          GEORGE PACKHAM,       Deer Park Land Office, Enderby.  Look at Our No. 2 Dimension  that we are selling at $12.00  per Thousand.  We also have some cheap Flooring,  Ceiling and Drop Siding at $10.00  per Thousand.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  LOANS  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.        VERNON, B.C.  ������������������������������������������������������-1 V  ;'  Thursday February 1, 1912  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  I  '<  Union  i  14.  JM"  HI  i-n  I  1s/>  li-1  pi  'i  of Canada  Paid-up Capital . . $4,755,000  Rest and Undivided Profit* 3,300,000  Total Aiscti, (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. 51, Threadneedle Street, K. C,  where Letters of Credit and Drafts  payable at all important points in  Canada and the United States, can be  pnrchesed, and 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.  lQnd.nBranch:(^VuS.HBE;Se.r'���������������������������, ,u  IG.M.C. HART-SMITH, Assistant-Manager.  Secretary's,Report of Public Meeting  Held at Mara Re. Incorporation  We have  w  few  few  W  to'"  \V, ' -'  III  on cut at all times,  and our aim is to  give good service.  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  B. BRUNDISH  Enderby, B. C.  I have purchased the old Farm-  ' ers' Exchange building, on the  ��������������������������� .'railway, and "am placing in  -  stock a full'line of '  Bricks, Lime, Hard Wall .  _   Plaster and Cement     >T  _ t    ^   T  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ _ ^  -Estimates furnished on all kinds  . of Cement, Brick and Plaster  .. Work:     : ."."*."'��������������������������� '.  ,-    '..    ,.  The following minutes of the public  meeting held in the Mara hall, Wednesday, Jan. 24th, for tlje purpose of  ascertaining the views of the residents, as to the desirability of the  'district becoming part of a proposed  municipality, are furnished by Mr.  Davies, the secretary:  Capt. Edwards in the chair.  Mr. Crossman, Mr. Frank Hassard,  and Mr. Wm. Owen, members of the  committee appointed at the Enderby  meeting to make enquiries and report  were each called upon to read their  reports and answer any questions for  the information of the meeting*  Mr. Crossman gave some valuable  information he had obtained from  Armstrong and Salmon Arm municipalities ancl impartially pointed out,  first the advantages accruing from  becoming incorporated and against  these hc weighed the disadvantages,  namely the admitted increase in taxation, and the warnings he had received against municipalizing a district before it was sufficiently ��������������������������� developed.   "  Mr. Owen and Mr. Hassard gave  their own views in their reports, and  apologized for the absence of Mayor  Ruttan who was detained in town on  an important case.  The chairman then asked anyone in  the meeting to express his view.  Mr. Claude Handcock, in a practical speech, pointed out that so far as  he was concerned he was not in a" position to stand the burden "of increased taxation, with his farm in  the present state of development, and  said his case was typical of many  others in the district.  After Mr. Jas. Bell arid Mr. Kellett  complained, the former that he was  assessed higher than others in the  district, and the latter that he had  paid taxes - on a larger acreage than  his deed ' called for, " and a short  speech from the chair, it was moved  by H. G. Davies, seconded by S. D.  Hine, "that this meeting is of opinion, while not wishing to' hinder  those residing around Enderby from  proceeding with the proposed scheme !  an'd becoming a municipality if they  so desire, the time is not ripe for  this district to be included, -and be it  resolved that the Mara district be  omitted from the_ scheme and no, fur-,  ther steps'0b'e taken in the "matter.'7 ,  An, amendment was moved by Mr.:  Kellett' and seconded by Mr7 Gray,.  that.."this meeting 'recognizes that  the-committee have done good" work  in - gatheringv-'a nd'" submitting the - information we have;received,' and'that  they be encouraged' to continue their  work."'- - -.       -   " -. [     '"-.'."  Upon being.put the amendment was  lost, 8 to   39.      The original motion  carried, 37 to 6.  A vote of thanks was tendered the  chairman and the meeting adjourned.  Mr. Owen's report, and that of Mr.  Hassard, which the secretary of the  meeting failed to recognize, are given  in summary below:  Mr Owen reported in favor of incorporation, though hc pointed out  that he had found strong opposition  largely through the fear of increased  taxation. In his report Mr. Owens  states: "We find that there is a general need of the equalization of assessment in this district, as at present many glaring instances came to  our notice of merely nominal taxes  being paid. '* " * We wish to point  out that there are large areas at  present producing very little revenue  through the various owners being unable to finance waterworks, ditching  and reclaiming schemes, which under  the local improvement clauses in the  Municipal Act could be easily accomplished and paid for by those benefitted through valuable land being  brought under cultivation. * * * -  We find the municipalities through  their annual convention to be in close  touch with the Government, which is  evidenced by the amendments to the  Municipal Clauses Act every year on  their suggestion    '        ,z  "We think if- funds were available  so that the full benefits of incorporation could be placed before the district, many who. are now opposed  would cordially support it. While it  might mean in some cases increased  taxation,' wc would have a voice in  the levying of such taxation , and  would be in a position'to inaugurate  permanent improvements, which under the present system can be only  temporary. * .      '��������������������������� ,:    ������������������  ���������������������������"We especially wish to thank Mayor Ruttan, Oity. Clerk ��������������������������� Rosoman and  many of the ' citizens of Enderby for  the help and courtesy shown xus, and  also the clerk of Armstrong municipality for ' many favors. We also  wish to thank Hon. Price Ellison for  copies of the Municipal Clauses Act,  and the promise of.any further help.'  In submitting his report, Mr." Hassard recounted, his many-, years' ex-,  perience with unincorporated and incorporated districts, .and told of the  advantages of incorporation in building up a -district arid' bringing people  to it. ?He" strongly ,. advised, the, endorsement of- -the . movement' by the  meeting, for the good it -would bring'  to the district 'and the" impetus it '  would give "to the development of  every farm -in the section it was pro  posed   to   embrace  municipality.  in the proposed  SHORT  SIGHTED POLICY  Without wishing to question the  right and privilege of any part of  the district, or any individual owner  of property therein, to oppose the  forward step of incorporation, we  would like to ask a few questions and  will be pleased to open the columns  of the Press to any individual oppositionist to make answer:  1. If the present movement to incorporate the district is premature,  why is it premature, and when would  be the opportune time ?  2. If the spoon-fed child has been  nursed along until all ambition has  been sapped out of it, and all it can  do is to cry to be pap-fed, when is  the mature time for it to be weaned?  3. How many incorporated districts in the Okanagan Valley waited  until they were developed before incorporating���������������������������before taking up the responsibility of self-government ?  4. How many of these incorporated districts refused to advance because advancement meant increased  taxation ?  5.' How^many of these incorporated  districts would go back to the spoonfed days and whimper for the Government to do' for them what they  now do for themselves.?  6. How much development has been  done in the.Enderby-Mara district in  the past twenty years of non-incorporation as compared fo the devel-.  opment in the past eigiht years in the  incorporated 'districts to the south of  us, without ' one-half the advantages  this district enjoys ?  7. Men have held Valuable farms in  this district���������������������������land as fertile as any  out of doors���������������������������for ��������������������������� 20'.years, or more,,  and yet now claim that they- cannot  pay a just tax levied on a reasonable  assessed valuation,.therefore they oppose incorporation." How much longer'will it take"-them to develop that  land sufficiently to admit of incorporation ? '  8. "While we have been calling upon  the Government to "spoon-feed us in  order that we might escape the taxation bugaboo, districts to the south  of .us have thrown aside their swaddling cloths and taken up the responsibilities ofvself-government; have  they expressed any .regrets that-they  did so, and would they!go back to  unincorporation days,? V   . -  9/ Money., by*the, thousands;-'and  homeseekers by the'.'hundreds have  flocked past us,, where our lands "are  assessed ras..zlittle-^-better* than--;wild  lands," 'to incorporated .districts,.to,  the' south of; us; where lands"are as-'  sessed' at;.teii' times .the-figure," and  there they .have located.", "Why?.-,- "  ��������������������������� 10.'������������������������������������������������������ In   population,    valuation,  de:*  velopment, tonnage and productiveness, which districts in the Okanagan  are showing the greatest increase;  the incorporated or the unincorporated ?  FANCY POULTRY STOCK  The Hazelmere Poultry Farm is  holding its annual sale of stock, including most of the season's winners.  In White Wyandottes, 6 cock birds,  10 cockerels, 20 pullets and about 50  hens are being .offered.. In S. C7W.  Leghorns, 12 cocks, 30 cockerels, 100  pullets and GO hens. We offer special  prices on pens of 4 females and 1  male.     Carefully mated  R. WADDELL, Grindrod, B.C.  FOR      SALE!  Thoroughbred    Cockerels and Pullets  of the   following   varieties:  ..Barred   ������������������?_  Rocks, Barred Leghorns, Buff Orpingtons,   Rhode   Islands,   White   Wyan-   -  dottes and .White Orpingtons.. From   /  $1.00 up.   ~ M. Marshall's Lansdowne- "  Poultry Yards, Armstrong?. O.  COAL,.!      i COAL !      .    ^  I am   prepared   to   fill orders for  domestic coal; "large or small ;quantii;  ties.     James Mowat, Office. Bell Blk.-  68 YEARS'   (  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks ���������������������������.  Designs --/  Copyrights Ac  Anyone lending a sketch and description may *  .... ._  ....  _.j.c .  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention Is probably pntentable.  Communion  tions Htrlctly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patent  sent froe. Oldest Kency for sesurlnjr patents.  invention is probably pntentable.  Communlca--  tfal. 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We will be~reas6nable with you if you "require'termsT       We wilFgive you a specialdiscount if you can pay cash.  If you are not now one of our many customers, give us a trial.   It will pay you and we will appreciate it.  We have LOGGING SLEIGHS We have HEAVY LOGGING HARNESS  We have CHAINS and CABLES and BLOCKS of all kinds  Axes, Saws, Wedges, Sledges, Anvils and Forges  We have Camp Ranges and Heating Stoves:���������������������������in fact, we have everything that you  could want to fit up your home or your camp.  Mail orders receive prompt attention.  FULTON'S  HARDWARE ������������������ KNDEEBY  PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  BEWARE OF BLOOD-POISON  Zam-Buk Is  a Sure Cure  Mr. Jas. Davey, of 7SG Ellice Ave.,  Winnipeg-, rnys:���������������������������"A few. inoiali^  since 1 w;is exired of a poisoned fingur  through the timely  use of Zum-iiiiU.  "I cut n deep gai-h across the  knuckle on the first finger of my right  hand in opening a lobster can. J  sulfered at the time with the soreness  and puin, but had no idea it would  become a serious wound. However, in  about two days I was greatly alarmed:  as inv whole hand aud aim to the  elbow became suddenly iiill.-iiin.il, and  tho finger was much discolored, show-  poisoning. The  t 1 was forced to  ;o  home.  That Reminds Me  " l'a, can you tell me .what.fame is?''  "Fame, Johnny, is what a man guts-  for being chil to newspaper men.  > j  !,  ooo  am  O  ing    signs    ot  pain was dreadful  leave oil  my  work am  ''The wound on the ~ knuckle had  been poisoned by dust and dirt getting into it. I then decided to start  tut- Zam-Buk treatment, and having  first bathed the cut, 1 , applied the  healing balm. Jt csoothed the pain  almost instantly, and by next day  there   was  a  great   improvement.  "In a week's time, through perseverance with this wonderful preparation, a 'complete cure was brought  about.''  Zam-Buk is just as good for eczema,  ulcers, scalp sores, abscesses, piles,  ringworm, boils, varicose ulcers, running sores, cold sores, chapped hands,  etc. ' Jt draws all poisonous foulness  from a wound or sore and then heals.  Use it, too, for cuts, burns, bruises and  all skin injuries. Zam-Buk Soap should  be used in conjunction to the balm for  washing wounds and sore places. Excellent too for baby's bath.  All druggists and stores sell Zam-  Buk at yOc box and Zam-Buk Soap at  25c tablet. Post free upon receipt of  price  from  Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  M ������������������ABSDHB11IEJR3!!B?  m Swollen Varicose Veins Eklft'i:  fM ~   you.   Hobby?''  you   bother  too  It. has becoim  James:  Papa, J ain't got no syrup.  Father:  John, correct your brother.  John' (leaning over and peering into  ��������������������������� lames ?s plate).  Yes you is.  ���������������������������V tr ^i  "The   trouble   with  said   Wilkins, "is that  uiin-h over little things,  i luiMt with you.''  "Well, it would become a habit with  you, too, if you had a pair of three  months-old twins in the house," snorted  JJobbv.  *     *     *  Talleyrand's conservatism   was   sum  med'up by a witty compatriot, 1'aul de  l.'oui-rier,  who  declared  that  if  Talley  mini  had been pre.-e/it at the creation,  he would have exclaimed:  "Good   gracious!     Chaos will  be  de  stroyed!"  LAUGHS WITH JOY!  NO MOREINDIGESTION  Montreal Man So III, Thought He  Would Die of Stomach  Disorder  Tortuous, Ulcerated, Ruptured,  Y.n.a Lvr.s. Milk Lctr.-TliromL-o-  nij, _.tot>:ni:>ti:isis. lttakcsoutllio  i'.i-Jaiu.'^u'.ion, soreness and discolor.i-  ti:,:r, relieves the. pain and tircdnccs;  rcJuccs H:o swellim:, gradually resior-  ins part io normal sircnplLi and ap-'  p.nrano". AUUOKCIIivJ,,'. i;.,isa  mil J, fc.ifo, pleasant antiseptic liniment, hcaUnK and soothing. Severe cases whero  Veins bjvo ulcer.ifil and broken l:avc been cum-  rlc'.My and permanently cunct. first few applications ot A^".or:iJlNI3, Jit., will give relief  and prove Us tnent. 5-1XU and S2.UI) por bottle ai  drufifis-.s or delivered. Detailed directions, reports  en recent cases and Ueok 0 'i free onrequest.  W.F.yOUi\G.P.D.r..210ly3ii.iiisEW(j..H'-  rzm.  Also .iirnHieil liy Mnrtin Hole & IVvmie Co , Winiiln"���������������������������������������������  ������������������!wNationnl I Ji - :.i,iIU.������������������- -m M">.*> .iiuii*-;. & <J.ii���������������������������o. ���������������������������  i,.' Ili-ui'.ursou liios Uo Ua   \oiwvuvcr  Pius the Ninth was not without a certain sense of humor. One day, while  sitting for his portrait to Healy, the  painter, speaking of a monk ^who had  left the church and married, he observed, not without malice:  "lie uas taken his punishment into  his own hands."  ������������������    *    *  The train was full'of fierce robbers.  Strong men sat in the seats of the cars  and held their hands as high as possible.  Women trembled and wept, with the exception of the spectacled young woman  from Wayside Station. A robber approached her.  "Don't you dare to touch me," she  shouted,  "or I'll scream as loud as ]  can!"  *    *    *���������������������������  i  "You have captured one of our Generals," said  the South  American  com  inander.  "Ves,-" said the leader of the insurgents. '' we have. " ���������������������������   "  "'We will exchange two Colonels for  bim."   .  "Nix."  "Then two Colonels ancl a Captain.*'  "Nothing doing. You can have him,  however, for a can of condensed milk."  and   Keadville���������������������������only   67   won   $1,000   oi  over.  Dariel by Arthur Wilkes, out of ;,  .vhips mare, has been sold to Ii. .1  Mackenzie for .?i(>,l)(.U. Sue is one of tin  nest green things that California ha.-  prudoced and trotted a mile in 2.OS1/-.  11 avis James will try and get her to tin  ttaUed next yeai.  The 2.07 trots for the season of J Ok  will b.-ing together such horses as K.  T. C, Lewis Forest, Belvnsia. Argoi  Hal, Dudie ���������������������������Archdale, Gold Dollar, Dor  otliy llansboro, Nancy Kuyce, Gay Air  ilulion, .Maude Light, Ario Leybuni.  I'eler Thompson, King Brook,' Gia\  Gem, High Admiral, l.'involo, The IIii  gueuot ain! Fair .Margaret.  Makes a Bad Cough Vanish  Quickly���������������������������or Money Back  The   Quickest,    Surest    Cough    Remedy  You Ever Used. , Family Supply for  Saves  You $2.  50c.  what Mr.  La rose  says  of  powers of Dr. Hamilton's  "How in  thunder can you  afford  a  motor,  Binks'?''  demanded  Ilarkaway.  ' "Oh, I  bought it,  ing a.gara  "Well 1  Ilarkinvfiy.  going to  my   house   and  1 am buud-  mortgaged  '  said  Binks.  ���������������������������e now."  never���������������������������a garage, eh?"  "How  the  deuce  are  that?"  dust"rend  the curative  I'ills:  "I suffered from dyspepsia and indigestion for five years. 1 suffered so  much that 1 could hardly attend to'iuy  work. I was weak and lost all courage. T enjoyed no rest until I decided  to follow your treatment. To my great  surprise 1. immediately began to feel  so well that I want to tell you that 1  owe this great change to your famous  pills. I recommend" Dr. Hamilton's  Pills to every person who is suffering  from dyspepsia. Your grateful servant  D. J{. Larosc, 33S Joliette St., Montreal. P.Q.  All who have weak stomachs, and  those who suffer from indigestion, head  aches, biliousness, can be perfectly  cured by Dr. Hamilton's Pills. Successfully used for many years, mild  and safe, 25c per box, all" dealers, or  Thc Catarrhozone Co., Kingston, Out.  A peculiar operation was recently  perfo:nicd on Cluiiy, n thoroughly ed  mare belonging to Chas. W. Clark of  San Mateo. Cal. Last spring in an accident at Salt Lake City a hip bone wa>  shattered and the mare was crippled.  Dr. C. Masoero of San Francisco, removed the pieces of bone and predict.-  the mare will race again.  John E. Madden, Hamburg Place.  Lexington, Ky., has not cnoiig.. maVe.-  of his own to breed to Vice Commodore, so will allow him to cover 20 approved mares on the following terms:  lie will pay $25 for the refusal of the  foal when six months old at $-100. If  he declines foal, no service fee will be  charged.  *    *    #  At the recent Russian National Horse  Show 30 prizes were offered for trotting horses, 25 of which were awarded  to either pure American blood crossed  with that of the Orloff trotter. Susie  Jay l.Olji/j, by Jay Hawker, won first in  the class for brood marcs, with Brilliant Girl 2.08Vi. by James Madison,  second, and Bellemont 2.0!������������������'/j fourth.  In the class for stallions Blue Hill  2.01)1/1, by 'Bingen 2.0(5'/I, was second,  first going to Oumni by the American  bred stallion Quarter Cousin 2.11 V_>, out  of an Orloff mare.  It  Gives  pay,, for  said  you  Well, Well!  THIS Jsa HOME DYE  ihzi ANYONE  can use  Id y ed=)Jvt__rt hese=  >DIFFERENT KINDS  of Goods  - mifh fhe SAME.Dyc.  1 used  CLEAN and SIMPLE to Use.  NOrhiinciM'f nsliiR <'"��������������������������� V.'ItONf; live .nrlhv floods  out* I i%o* color. A 1 colors from vour Drui,'������������������.iHl or  D.-.ia-r. I III-..". Color r.iril .hi J ,S lOUY llonklvt 10,  'I lie JohnMjii-Kicli..ulsi>n   Ci\,  l.limt<-il, Montreal,  .Why,  that's simple enough," said  Binks. "I've mortgaged my car."  "But iny dear fellow���������������������������these mortgages will" fall due some day, won't  they?" asked Ilarkaway.  'Sure  i "  be all'right,  garage."  said   Binks,  Then J. cau  "but   that'll  mortgage the  "Is   this  man   of  fellow-; of   good  whom  you  carriage?"  speak  asked  Hawkins.  "I don't know," said Dullby. "I  don't think hc keeps horses at all."  "I mean is he a man of g od address?" said Hawkins, smiling quietly  within.  '���������������������������.fine," said Dullby. "His address  is leventy-nine Fifth Avenue���������������������������there's  nothing much better in town."  "Oh, come, Dullby," said Hawkins.  "Stop this nonsense. You know perfectly well what I mean. How does he  appear   socially?"  Why���������������������������1 don't know," said Dullby,  clever fellow?      lie must be very rich,  for her offers twenty-five louis for finding his dog."  Thc dog was not found, but patients  wore.  #    *���������������������������    # i  A passenger who escaped uninjured  from a serious railway smash, seeing a  fcllow-ptraveller searching anxiously  among the wreckage with a lantern, offered to assist in the search, and, thinking the old man had lost his wife, asked  in sympathetic tones:  "What part of the train was she  in?"  Raising his lantern and glaring at the  kindly disposed passenger, the old man  shouted with indignant distinctness that  triumphed over physical  infirmity:  "She, sir! she!   I am looking for my  teeth!"  #    ���������������������������������������������    #  about a  in a re-  Gas-  ���������������������������  it  "When Marshal Lefebvre was made  Duke of Dantzic, the new duchess (who  was the original of Sardou 's Mme. Sans-  Gene) went to the TuiJeries to thank the  Empress Josephine. As Mine, la Mare-  chale  had  not  demanded   an   audience.  The following information  Spanish forage plant appears  cent report from Consul Pereival  sett, Jerez de la Front era. Spain  is stated that no matter what "class of  animal is brought to this part of Spain,  in two generations it acquires this remarkable toughness and endurance.  This is said to be duo partly to the climate, but principally to their feeding  on a rich, wild clover, called "zulla."  fnuiiilaonly in the Province of Cadiz,  which people here Fay is the finest feed  in the world for horses. The zulla is  very rich in sustenance and grows three  or four feet in "height; and with more  luxuriance in chalky, clayey soil, such  as is found here in the vineyards wliich  produce the'famous Jerez wine, or sherry. Tt is never sown,or cultivated, as  it seems to grow best wild."  lou have never used anything which  takes hold of a bad cough and conquers  so quickly as 1-inc-x Cough E'yrup.  almost instant relief and usually  stops the most ��������������������������� obstinate, deep-seated  cough in twenty-four hours.. Guaranteed  to give prompt and positive results, even  in croup and  wiiuo_,.n__ cough.  Pinex is a special and highly concentrated compound ot Norway White Pine  extiact, rich in guaiacol and other healing pine elements. A 50-cent bottle  makes 1G ounces���������������������������a family supply���������������������������of the  best cough remedy that money can buy,  at a saving of ?2. Simply mix with  home-made sugar syrup or strained  honey, in a lC-ounce bottle, and it is  ready for ..so. Kasdly prepared in live  minutes���������������������������directions in package.  ��������������������������� Children like Pinex Ccugn Syrup���������������������������lt  tastes good and is a prompt, safe remedy  for old or young. Stimulates the appetite and is slightly laxative���������������������������both good  features. A handy household medicine  for hoarseness, asthma, bronchitis, etc.,  and unusually effective for incipient lung  troubles. Used in more homes in the U.  S. and Canada than any other cough  remedy.  Pinex has often been imitated!, but  never successfully, for nothing else will  produce the same results. The genuine  is guaranteed to give absolute "satisfaction or money refunded. Certificate of  Kiiarantee is wrapped ln each package.  Your druggist hns Pinex or will gladly  get it for you. Tf not, send to The Pinex,  Co., Toronto, Ont.  Gum-picking is an avocation of importance in the Adirondacks. One picker has just finished his season's work,  having sacked 1,,'i00 pounds of first-  class spruce. Ho gets $1.50 a pound  for his gum from druggists.  Claim is advanced by the Rev. Charles F. Rcisncr, of New Vork, that ministers' sons win greater success in life  man those of any other class. His iu-  vertigations prove to his satisfaction  that the sons of ministers in America  succeed in life  ly than -those  people, ancl-that in England, of the'men  prominent in its history, 1,270 have  been ministers' sons, against 510 child-  icn of lawyers. Ho quotes Dc Candollo,  a French scientist, who says "the sons  of cle ical families have actually surpassed during 200 years in their contributions to the roll of eminent scientists  thc  similar- contriubtions  of  anv.  221 times more frequent-_  of   any   other   class   of  other class  of families."  T  RY MURINE EYE REMED  Y  scratching his head in  guess hc just turns up  else."  perplexity.  "I  like everybody  Brahms dined one day with one of his  rantic admirers, and the latter, knowing the  master's  predilection   for   fine  r" -  ^w+n eHi a d=a=b ot-t 1 g=o f-=re ii o w-n e d=q u a I i ty^  brought to the table toward the end of  the repast.  "This."    he    exclaimed,      "is    the  Brahms among my wines!"  The guest sipped of it. saying: "Excellent, wonderful!    Kow  Beethoven!"  bring on your  SHIP YOUR  RAW FURS  and  Beef Hides  to us  more  W'riU:  price  you  ouo  ad. weekly  and  get 20  per  cent:  'or them than at home.  lo   us   for   our   now  st S ancl we will mail  free.      Watch  this  We so  for " '  Woo  5 eel.  ieit your shipments  Hides.   Raw   Furs.  How.  Seneca   Root.  ].lo������������������\se I.lair, Sheep Pelts, etc.  North-West Hide  & Fur Co.  278 Rupert St.      Winnipeg, Man.  IToracc Greeley once wrote a note to a  brother editor in New Vork. whose writ-  ing'was "as" illegible as his own." "The  recipient of the note. ipt being able to  read it, sent it back by the same mos-  "���������������������������I'ligcr to Mr. Greeley for elucidation.  Supposing it to he the answer to his own  note, Mr. G.eeley looked over it, bnt  likewise was unable to read it, ami said  to lhe boy:  "Go take it hack. What does the  damned fool mean .''-'  " Ves. sir," said the boy; "that is  just what he says*."  * r *  A physician of Monfpelier was in thc  habit of employing a very ingenious artifice. When lie came to a town where  he was not known, he pretended to  have lost, his dog, and ordered the public crier to offer, wilh beat of drum, a  reward of twenty-five louis to whomever  should bring it lo him. The crier took  caio to mention all the titles and academic honors of the doctor, as well as  his place of residence. He soon became the talk of the town.  "Do you know." says one. "that a  famous physician has come here, a very  Makes  striction  struggle  deuce  daunt  Remed  which  complete effectiveness even under very  severe conditions. It is no untried,  experimental preparation, but one with  manv years of strong service behind  it.   Buy it from your nearest dealer.  Breathing   Easy.���������������������������Thc   con-  of  the air  passages  and  the  for  breath,  too   familiar  evi  of   asthainatic   trouble,   cannot  "Dr.   .1.   D.    Kellogg's    Asthma  y.    This  is   thc   famous   remedy  is  known   far  and  wide  for  its  For Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes and  GRANULATED EYELIDS  Murine Doesn 't Smart-Soothes Eye Pain  Druggists Sell Murine Eye Remedy, Liquid, 25c, SOe, $1.00  the usher, accustomed to call her bv that i Murine Eye Snlvc, in Aseptic Tubes, 25c,$1.00  EYE BOOKS AND ADVICE FREE BY MAIL  MurineEyeRemedyCo.,Chicago  name, entered to take the orders of the  chamberlain-in-waiting*, he returned and  addressed her: "Mine, la Marechale  may enter."  Thc lady looked askance at him, but  entered the salon, and the empress, rising, advanced a few steps to meet her,  saying, "with engaging graciousness:  "Jfow is fhe Duchess of Dantzic?"  La Mercehalc, instead of answering,  winked intelligently, and tnen, turning  toward the usher, who "was in the act  of shutting the door:  "Jley. mv boy." said she, "what do  you think of that?"  .   .   _ TROUBLED IN THE HEAD  ."How's your wife?" ���������������������������-.'^  "She's, having constant trouble witn  her head." *  "Can't the doctor "help her?".   .. --'"  "No���������������������������nobody but the .milliner."'.-.. '  , ��������������������������� A Sure Corrective of Flatulency.���������������������������,  AVI'ien thc undigested food "lies in tho ���������������������������  stomach it throws olf gasses,_ causing  pains,and oppression in tiie stomach  region. The belching or eructation of  those gassos is''offensive and the only  way to prevent them is to restore'the  stomach to proper action. :l'arinelee'8  Vegetable Pills will do this. Simple  directions go wi.j each packet and a  course <>*? them taken systematically is  certain tc'������������������J'ect a cure.  Sir Matthew Begbie, Chief Justice of  British Columbia, once had before him  a man charged with having killed another man with a sand-bag. The evi*  deuce was conclusive, and the judge  charged the jury accordingly, but a verdict of ".Not guilty" was promptly  brought in.     Thc judge was astonished.  "(Jentlcinen of the jury," hc said,  "this is your verdict, not mine. On  your conscience .the .disgrace. _\vill_ rest.  Many repetitions of such conduct as  yours will make trial by jury a horrible farce, and tho city of Victoria a  nest of crime. Go! I have nothing  more lo say to yon."  And then, turning to thc prisoner:  "Vou are discharged. Go and sang-  hag some of (hose jurymen; they de-  servo it.  > i  With the Horses  .Joe -Mapes by Joe Patchen 2.01'/i,  dam Alice Mapes 2.0(5Vt, is touted for a  ".0t mark next l ason.  # #    *  Peter the Second is at Dundee, Mich.,  where he will  be  wintered.  # *    *  Humor fays that 'lhe Harvester 2.01  will remain in Malwaukee to head a  new farm owned by members of the  Uihlein-Pabst families.  # *    *  Bradmont by Alto Leyburn.'a green  pacer, will be another fast one for the  Chamber of Commerce ���������������������������.,ake next season,    lie trialcd recently in 2,0G%.  ������������������    ������������������    #  Out of 277 trotters that started on  the big mile tracks this season���������������������������at Indianapolis, Columbus, Kalamazoo,  Grand Rapids, Cleveland, Lexington,  Buffalo,    Hartford,    Detroit,   Syracuse,  COLT DISTEMPER  Can "be hiindlHil very easily. Tlie sick'nre cured, und all oi hers in  same siauie, no iiiaiter liuw "e.NpuM'il." kept I rum having the dispense, by using Sl'OII.VS LIQUID DISTKM I'ICIi CUUK. Give ������������������ri  the limine ur in feed. Arts nn thc liluoil and e.xpels mentis of all  forms of distemper. One liultle frnai-anteed to cure imeca.se. 50c  and $1 a bottle; $o and $10 (In/.en, of druggists and harness  dealers. Cut. shows how to ponliiee throats. Our free booklet  gives everything. I.arirest selling horse remedy in existence���������������������������  lifteen   years.    DISTRIBUTORS:   All  Wholesale  Drug   Houses.  SPflHN Vimtl CO.. Chemists end GactErlollglsls.  COSKlli,  IKD��������������������������� V. S, l  ft!  !/,) I  \':\ "W  l?.--'  *.--������������������,: il  <Ei  ������������������  '���������������������������fhWtl'iii'^i  ,4rhMtf,)p.iif':'-'''  Mo More Cold Hand  p������������������_FSFECT10  S  notice  as she  But  sewing ancl  A woman  often  docs not  '. what a cold day it is so long  is bustling around liie house,  when she si's down to her  mendinrj, she 'soon feels chill)1  It is then she needs a Perfection Smokeless Oil Healer.  Its quick, glowing heat warms up a room in next lo no time.  That is the beauty cf a Perfection Smokeless Oil Heater. It is  always rendy for use; you can carry it wherever you please; and you  light it only when you want it.  TW Perfection Oil Heater is smokeless ancl odorless���������������������������a patented automatic  device insures tiint. It is reliable, safe and economical���������������������������^burns nine hours on one  filling. Handsome, too ��������������������������� drums finished cither in blue enamel or plain sUcl, with  nickel trimmings.  Dealeri everywhere; or write for descriptive circular to any agency of  The Imperial Oil Company, Limited  ' I a  >i >  . i  ni  1 tt  L  ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  &  The Valjeans of Real Life  Jean Valjean was a real character���������������������������  real, I mean, in the sense that Vic-tor  ..uigci drew a picture that has often  been paralleled in l'cal life. " Lcs  Miserable?.," although pictending to bo  nothing more than fiction, is yet a true  story, in that it describes incidents,  actions and emotions that have occurred not once but a thousand times in  thc actual experience of mankind.  William   A.   Pinkerton,   head   of   the  his  I  criminals   who   had  great  defective agency  that bears  his  name, was thc speaker.    The talk  hat  been   ruuuing   on  reformed.  "Theio was a case," he said, "in  which the eu'ort of the criminal to reform was hampered by the fact that  he had .escaped before he finished paying the penalty society had meted out  as expiation for his crime. Vou know  the story���������������������������the poor fellow had done  nothing serious, nothing wc would regard as a grave offense. His real offense was in escaping from the galleys.  h ���������������������������  STAMMERERS  can be cured! not merely of tho habit, but   R  of its cause.   The Arnott Institute has per-    --  manently restored natural speech to thousands���������������������������ia doing It to-day.   "Wrlta for full  Information and references to 11  THE ARNOTT INSTITUTE.   -  BERLIN, ONT.. Can.  Every Woman  is interested ami should know  a limit lhc woiid-rful  MARVEL Whirling Spraj  The new Vaj; m.il -tynntie.    I Jest  ���������������������������Most jonvi'nient.   It cleanse*  instantly.      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LOOKFOR THE  WINCHESTER  5  WHEN   R&JY0N0  Rifle or Pistol  Cartridges.  Winchester Cartridges���������������������������  thc Red W Brand���������������������������are  sure fire and accurate. In  Winchester and other  makes of guno they always give the beet results  and results arc what  count. They cost a few  cents more than inferior  makes, but they are  dollars better.  nrn  C  &  Solo by Dealers everywhere.  TIlPMIIM I   II II   IH   Tl    ���������������������������JUWnt  'TJUviw .ii.pp-'.>....">>viia'a  Dr. Mattel's Female Pills  EIGHTEEN YEARS TBE STANDARD  It is one of the most pathetic stories  in all literature���������������������������the tale of his efforts  to lead nn honest ami useful life, in  constant fear of detection and (Icnuu-  ciation. Ami the cha.ncter of ..avert,  the relentless poliee ollicial who turned  up every time poor .Jean Valjean got  ii fresh start, is, to niy mind, one of  the most despicable pictures ever drawn  by a novelist. Vet ,the policeman was  only uoing his duty, as tho law laid  it down."  Mr. Pinkerton paused, relit his cigar,  Contemplated the richly browned meerschaum holder affectionately i'or a moment, then spoke again.  "We wero talking tho other day  about crooks who turned straight," he  .-aid. "1 told you of some I knew who  had paid the penalty of their crimes  and aro now honest, respected men���������������������������  ������������������ood citizens in every sense. These  men hold up their heads among their  fellow men, knowing that the ,worst  that can befall them is to have their  past discovered. They may suffer  shame, but they arc free from the  shadow of the prison as long as they  remain straight. Good citizens���������������������������yes,  sometimes too good. Most of them  are not inclined to set themselves up  as superior beings, even when they  do not fear discovery of their identity, but once in a while there is one  who forgets that he ever was a criminal."  IMr .Pinkerton paused, pulled at his  cigar and  laughed  shortly.  "One of the foremost physicians in  .Vow York, a man at the very- head  of his profession, is of that kind," hc  sain. "A good many years ago I was  called- to a bank in a small Western  city. A man had come in, demanding  money,- and, presenting revolvers, made  tho assistant cashier ancl a girl clerk  hold up" their hands while he got away  with all the caslrin sight, some $-10,000.  There were traces that made me believe it was an inside job, and so my  investigations proved. -The whole thing  hail been framed up by a young physician, well liked and respected, and one  >it the tellers. It turned out later that  this same physician had been involved  in a similar case in another town and  that no had been planning this affair  for two or'three years. -   '.     , ,-,  "He was" convicted, and on his. release came to New York.. lie did not  change his name, but.it is a "common,  enough 'name'- so -tliata it -attracted- no  itlciition when -he" began his-practice  in this city. / Now.he is a noted :p;.*ac-.  titioncr, whose fe'es are-enormous,-and  who is in great, demand among his  wealthy  patients':  'J "But it,, has not been sufficient for  this man''to accumulate wealth and  fame; he Jias arrogated to himself a  lort of aristocratic .superiority that  makes" him a (self-appointed, arbiter of  society morals. 'He" is a member ot  several exclusive clubs and is very particular as to who is allowed to join  them." ��������������������������� -  ��������������������������� Mr. Pinkerton laughed again. '.- .  ."It-makes me lajigh every time I  think of. it���������������������������what I am going to tell  you," he said. "There is a young mau,  the son of a highly-respected and very-  wealthy weste.-n family, whose-name  was put up for membership in one of  the most exclusive clubs in town. And  m the way in which these things are  told,' he was informed that he would  better withdraw his name if he "didu't  vant  to  be blackballed,1 for, Dr. ,  who is on the board of governors, would  ippose his admission.  "The young man happened,to be a  friend of mine, as his father was be-  "fore-!!im. lie'came to me, greatly~dis^  turbed, to ask what ne ought to do.  "'I can't understand it,' he said.  'I've'never done anything any one  could criticize, except to buy champagne. I admit I've opened a lot of  wine, but I've on record nothing in  my past that J'in ashamed of.-   1 can't  understand  why Dr.   should want  to blackball inc.'  ."'Who  is it that's going to blackball-you V' Tasked.   " 'Dr.  ,' he replied,   mentioning  thc physician 's name.  "I  took one of my cards and wrote  on  it:   ' Introducing Mr.   Willie S .  William A, Pinkerton.'  " 'Give that to the doctor with my  i-omplifncnts,' I said. 'He won't blackball you.'  "The physician took the hint, and  my young friend was admitted to the  I'lub. Uc doesn't know yet how I did  it.  "Now, you may say that this physician had paid the penalty for his  crime, that hc owed no debt to society  and that he had a right to be as arrogant and exclusive as he pleased. I  grant that, but I maintain that he is  no better citizen than some of these  .lean Valjeans of real life, men who  a:e honestly trying to live rightly,  with the double fear not only of detection but ot re-imprisonment hanging  over them.  "That is an awful terror���������������������������that fear  of being found out and dragged back  to serve out a prison sentence. But  the man   who,  like .lean  Valjean, hon-  Prescribed ani recsnunoixled fer women'��������������������������� aii-  *������������������nt������������������,   k   icl������������������nttftc*t_y   prepared   remedy   at  ?mrvn worth.    m������������������ renuH from thoir tu* it j j��������������������������� Minnesota'  ..nick   in*  paxDiaaamt.  Imt_ aaim  ai ������������������U  Azof '  estly tries under such a handicap to be  a good citizen is entitled, I honestly  believe, to more respect than the man  who has paid his debt���������������������������certainly his  task is 'a harder one, and fewer men  accomplish  it.  "I have in mind one case that interests me very much. ' I could put my  hands at any time on nn escaped criminal who has nearly twenty years yet  to serve in the Stillwater penitentiary  But I do not intend to  he commits another crime���������������������������which he is  not at all  likely to do. -  "This fellow was one of the cleverest jewellery thieves 1 ever knew, and  I 've known a good many. He was a  young man of good family, educated,  could dress well and liked to���������������������������in short,  iust the kind of a man to impose on  an unsuspicious tradesman. He got a  lot of'money through his thefts, but  blew it all in as soon as he got it and  had to resort to crime again to get  more.  "I first heard of him a good many  years ago in San Francisco. That, 1  believe, was tne first place where he  worked, his favorite trick.  "Registering at a San Francisco hotel under the name of a wealthy man  of San Jose, hc visited a jewellery store  and picked out a fine diamond ring.  After making the selection he said,  rather bashfully, that he was intending  to be married and was buying the ring  for the young woman, but before deciding to purchase it he would bring  her around to 'see it. He asked the  jeweller to lay the ring aside for him,  and as there was nothing suspicious  about his manner or his^ request, the  ring was put away for later inspection  by the mythical fiancee..  "The young,crook went to five other  jewellers and did the same thing. Now  he had introduced himself and made  his selection in six'-'places,.choosing  rings worth several hundred dollars  apiece. His next move was to'go .to  San Jose, which was not his home and  never had been, and write to each  jeweller on the letterhead of the. firm  of which he had pretended to, be a  member. Jn his letters he said that  he had been unexpectedly called home  on business and asked the jewellers to  keep the rings until lie could visit San  Francisco again.  "When enough time had elapsed for  the jewellers to get the letters, but before thoy had time to answer them���������������������������  for the answers would have gone to  the firm of which thc young man pretended to be a member���������������������������he sent each  jeweller a telegram to the effect that he  had decided to take thc ring and would  call for it the next day.. So the jewellers" did-not answer the letters.  "Next day the young man visited  each jeweller, gave him a check, which  was accepted without question, for the  jewellers had been completely deceived  by the letters from" the highly rated  firm in San Jose, and took up the  rings. 'J his was on Saturday, and the  forged checks could' not" get back to  the San Jose bank before Monday. By  that time the young fellow was hundreds of miles away. ,."..-  "We. were not called in on tlie case,'  but' I learned about it, and I heard of  what- he did after that. lie worked  the same'game-in Denver, _with������������������ Colo-,  radio Springs, as his/ -supposed .- home  city. He worked it in St. Louis; aiid  a little- later he worked, both .Louisville and Cincinnati in one day. Fin-;  ally he got into six jewellers^ of St.  Paul in one day, and one of them happened to be,a member.of the Jewellers'  Protective Association, wjiich retained  us for protection against thieves.' This  jeweller sent" for me, and I" went up  to see Iu in. The story he told me  was familiar. - There was no doubt the  man who'had turned the trick was the  one who had worked San Francisco and  the other cities.       ' '" ''���������������������������  " 'Can you catch him?-* asked tbe  jeweller.  "'There's no doubt of that,' I replied. 'Sooner' or later we will pick  him up. But if you want to get him  quickly you'll have to spend some  money. It will cost about a thousand  dollars.' <���������������������������'"  The jeweller demurred, just as many  other good men demur when they are  called upon to/go down into their own  pockets to do a service for society. If  every man who suffers from the'depredations of criminals were willing to  IreljTTttttnrtlfcniiTa^^  wouldn't be so many criminals at large.  Private detective agencies can't work  for nothing, and few police departments  can afford to detail men to follow the  trails of individual criminals except in  thc most serious cases. But finally this  St. Paul jeweller came around and  agreed to spend a thousand���������������������������which he  could well alio rd���������������������������to catch the ring  thief.     1 knew then we would have thc  man-soon."' J-   ���������������������������-   "How co'tild you tell that?"  "Because ho was certain to try t'.e  same trick somewhere else, since he  had been so successful in getting away  with it before," replied Mr. Pinkerton. "It was certain, too, that he  would try a big city. So the way  to' trap him, it seemed to mc, was to  put the jewellers in the big cities on  their guard. It was not much trouble  to get a description of him, for so  many jewellers had seen him���������������������������to thcii  sorrow. And the checks by the banks  gave samples enough of handwriting.  Wc got out circulars containing the  description and specimens of penmanship and sent them broadcast. Not  long afterward one of our men picked  liim up in Boston.  "The young fellow begged and  pleaded for mercy, but he had been at  the game too long to play innocent and  first offender, and all the six St. Paul  jewellers identified him as the man who  had robbed,them. Ho was convicted  on six counts and was given four years  on each���������������������������twenty-four years in the Min-  nesota penitentiary.  "I got reports from the prison from  time to time. He was taking his imprisonment easily and was making  himself a good fellow with the warden. He became editor of the prison  paper and wrote some really clcvei  things for it.      The reports that came  to me were so good that the mau who  brought them asked me one day what  1 made of the follow's actions.  " 'He's yetting ready to "kiss himself out," I said, and I was right, for  not long after that he slipped away  between two days and vanished.  "Of course, his photograph and description were sent to all the police  departments and detective agencies,  but nobody got a tiace of him. J  hadn't heard or thought of him for  twenty years until a couple of yeais  ago.    ���������������������������  "I was sitting in the lobby of a hotel in Hong Kong, watching the people passing, when a man whose face  seemed familiar came in. 1 studied  him a moment, then 1 placed him. It  was the escaped convict from Stillwater���������������������������the young jewel thief! His  hair was gray, but it was the same man  ���������������������������I was sure of it.  "If 1 hail had any doubt about his  identity it would have been removed  by his actions when he caught sight  of me. . He started, turned pale and  hurried away. lie hail recognized mc  quicker than  I had  recognized   him.  "In the few minutes that followed  his recognition of mo.- that man went  through all the pangs of terror that  Jean Valjean ever suirered. lie could  not stand the suspense long, and soon  he came over to whore ���������������������������! sat.  " 'What does this mean���������������������������what are  you doing here in Hong Kong?' he  stammered.       '  " 'What are you doing here?' I askod him, and he told me his story.  ^ "He had lived straight from the  time he escaped from prison. He had  had a hard time of it, between keeping himself under cover and earning*  a living. 'He. bad done newspaper  work and other things until hc finally  drifted to Hong Kong. When 1, found  him there he had been for i sixteen  years a merchant in that city, had  built up a, large and profitable business  and was one of the most, highly respected business men in the city. Nobody, not "even nis family,* ever -had  so much as guessed If is antecedents.  THEY ACT QUICKLY  AND ALWAY i CKFE  ��������������������������������������������� ���������������������������  ��������������������������� ���������������������������  Postmaster.Tells of Quick. Relief j  Dodd's Kidney-Pills Cure-  Two of them taken before going to  "bed. clears  away   his. Pain  "iu.'the  Back���������������������������Why they ._always7cure more  -serious Kidney Diseases.-,. ,.-. -. "  -"Buck: Lake, _ Out.' (Special).���������������������������IIow  quickly'-Dodd's Kidney- -Pills'-".relieve  pain in the, back .when, taken 'in time,  is evidenced by Mr. James Thomas, the  well known andjhighly "respected pos'7  'master hero...   ���������������������������.,���������������������������;' 7       _.,  "_I wish to inform'you that.T always  find relief for pain in'the' back by  taking. Dodd's-Kidney Pills," "says  Postmaster Thomas.' "Sometimes in  the mornings I cannot straighten ap  for hours,' but if I take two Dodd's  Kidney Pills before going to bed -.he  pain all disappears and I ha\ e no  trouble in  the  morn ing.1" *     -   .  Dodd's Kidney Pills act diroctlv on  the"Kidneys. "Where pain in tin. back  is caused "by slight "Kidney disordi-ri.  the pain is relieved at once. WIkmv  the complaint is of-longer standing  and tho Kidneys are diseased tlie cure  takes longer,'and Dodd's Kidney'Pills  never fail. Thousands of Canadians  tell of the cure of Kidney"Disease of  all forms, -rom pain in the'back to  Bright's Disease,. by Dodd's Kidney  Pills. There is not on record a single  case of Kidney, Disease or of Diseases  resulting from diseased Kidneys, such  as Rheumatism or Dropsy which Dodd's  Kidney Pills have failed to cure if  taken regularly and according to dircc  tiohsT    "~ '���������������������������" ~     !      "  "I had difficulty in making him believe that I had not found his tr iii  and come to Hong Kong after him.  Of course I hadn't and of course I  didn't expose him. What good wonld  it have done? It would have done infinite harm without doing any good.  "It lifted a tremendous weight off  the fellow's mind. In spite cf hi-i outward appearance of eoiueiitnieu������������������ he  had been looking for me, or for soma  oflicer of the law, all these years. Like  Jean Valjean, he had known the terror of the evildoer, who knows by b't-  ter experience the fate that awaits  him if he is caught. The mu who  has escaped dreads imprisonment more  than he who has always,servo I imt his  time, for he knows what kind of treatment he will get in the ordiuaiy prison  when he is taken back.  "Jean Valjeans in real-life? Yes,  tliere are many of them; many men  who have not, after years of freedom,  entirely lost the fear of being recognized and denounced and, what is worse,  dragged back to prison again. Anil  often that fear is justified. I will tell -  you of an instance.  "More than forty years ago,    when  I   was   a   young   fellow,   a   desperate   "  criminal  broke jail  in  the  west.      IIo-  was  a  man   with   a   long   record  as  a  bank   burglar  and   he   was  serving   a  ,.  sentence that  had   many  years  yct^ to  run.      I did  not know the man, but I /  knew about  him,  aud   his  escape  was  a great  "newspaper    sensation at    the  time.  "A few years ago a man called on  me here in my New York office., .He  was' a crook whom J recognized.  " 'I've got a proposition to make,to.  yon,' he said.     'Vou remember So;and- ���������������������������_  So?    lie  named  the man  who  had es- -"  "caped so long ago.     I nodded.  " 'I  know  where hc  is,'    said    the  crook.     'I ran across him a little while' ,  ago.      He's changed his-name and got ���������������������������  rich. ,   He's  been  living straight  ever  since ,he got out and  he's one of   Lhe  prominent   citizen   up  where!1 he   lives. -zJ  He doesn't know that L,'m on, but I've  got   him   dead   to   rights...   Now,   you,.'  could go up there aiid shake.him.-down.'  for a" big bunch oj: money for both, of-' ���������������������������'  us.' - -  "He didn'*' get any further.'    T'got"'"  up'out of my chair and���������������������������well, wlien I-  gof through with'te fellow I'had done::,','  some rememboring'-mysclf., ,? J   7-.-7:  "Look here,'-J said, 'you did a trick",'  yourself' up in New Hampshire some,',  years ago, and you made your getaway',','  after you were sentenced. . ,My recbl-'".  lection,is that you owe the statp nfJNew",.-  Ilampsire about fifteen years' time,- and.-,  I. promise .you that-, if that -old., man "7  you'.'just spoke _of is ever molested or. p, Zi^./i  approached, in any way by.you orany /-.y/i?".-^4  one ,el,ue, for blackmail or ]to peach;bn7^.7--^i[3  him,: I'll,see- to. itvthat you_"sp'cnd-*''the:^ri-"i;'-7j;1i'r  rest* of'your ',life_- in_' prison*^ aiHli.thatt7-.iiif^.ff^  goes!' ' ":/7" ;,-,' ,/.- - y-:'\:'"yHyZji-^k;,^k  ��������������������������� "The-c'rook slipped-out. of nnvofTice."' 'y-'s-fily%  and the -old. mini rwho. escaped "from $*'"  prison forty;years, ago is-still a 'usefuK-v.,  and respectc"d citizen, so faras'f kniiw.7',,  I never'investigatell"the story'the"miolosfe'  told me,-but J have no doubt, that jt Vis ~r.<  true and that-in the city..lie named there  is..another Jean "Valjean in real life."  -.-_.. ���������������������������i i  Recruiting Sergeant: Why'do you say,7>������������������-  you  won't enlist unless you're sent to .-"-"  the Seventy-fifth Infantry. ���������������������������.        ���������������������������  Tim  Geoghegah:  Bc'ca'se Ij want-to :>'  be near ine brother' f hat's"' in th' Seven-'- ; \  ty-sixt'. '���������������������������'   Z'--:/  Some   persons ' a re   more ~ susceptible --  to  colds   than   others,   contracting file-".- -  raiigeinciits   of   the   pulmonary   organ's--  from- the    slightest ''-causes. -    These ���������������������������'',  should always have at hainl*a bottle of7"  Bickle's  Anti-Consumptive   Syrup,"-tho '���������������������������-'  present    day    sovereign,   remedy.; fori",  coughs,   catarrh   aud   inflammation   of'Z  the   lungs..   Jt   will   effect   a   cure   no ,  matter  how severe   the  cold  'may   be.'"  Vou   cannot   all'nrd   to   be   without   a  Tented y=l i ke=Bi<?lcl(rs'f=f o'rn tTis^tlra^Uys'tr^  y--i "-a I  HEALS THE LUNGS  molest liim or reveal his secret unless   SlOP-S GOu-isB'SS PRICE. 25 CENTS  WHEAT, BARLEY I  OATS, FLAX     '  Owing to so niych unfarorable weather, many formers o������������������or Westoru  Canada have gathered at leaBt part of their crop touched by front or  otherwise weather damaged. However, through tbo largo shortage in  com, oats, bnrley, fodder, potatoes and vegetables, by the unusual"heat  and drought of last summer in the United States, Eastern Canada and  Western Europe, thore iB going to be a steady demand at good prices  for all the grain Western Canada bus raised, uo matter what its quality  may bo.  So much variety in quality makes it impossible for those less ex  perieuced to judge the full value that should.be obtained for Biicb grain,  thereforo tho farmer never stood more in need of tbo services of the  experienced and reliable grain commission man to act for him, in tbe  looking after and selling of his grain, than he does this season.  Farmers, you will therefore do well for yourselves not to accept  Btreet or track prices, but to ship your grain by carload direct to Port  William or Port Arthur, to be handled by us in a way that will get  for you all thero is in it. We make liberal ad-rances when desired, on  receipt of shipping bills for cars shipped. We never buy your grain on  our own account, but act as your agents in selling it to the best advantage for your account, and we do so on a fixed commission of lc per  bushel.  We have made a specialty of this work for many years, and are  well known over Western Canada for our experience in the grain trade,  reliability, careful'attention to our customers' interests, and promptness  in  making settlements.  We invite farmers who have not yet employed us to write to us for  shipping instructions and market information, and in regard to our  standing in the Winnipeg Grain Trade, and our financial position, we  beg to refer you to the .Union Bank of Canada, and any of itB branches,  also  to the commercial  agencies  of BradBtreets and R. Q, Dun & Co,  THOMPSON SONS & CO.  GRAIN COMMISSION MERCHANTS ,  703 Y Grain Exchange Winnipeg  117 "'{J  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday February 1, 1912  Harvey & Rodie  Real Estate, Insurance, Etc.  Post Office Block, Enderby  Between the real estate that is "a good thing to sell" and the real estate  "that is "a good thing to buy." For example, town lots in remote and  doubtful townsites, and high-priced sub-divisions of fruit-land, etc., are  "good things to sell." The profits are big, the buyers are not shrewd,  and the business is easily handled.  The other end of the business, the handling of "good things to buy" is  more difficult. The owners are not keen to sell and the buyers will not  be fooled. But once a deal is closed there are no regrets coming for the  buyer. This is the end of thc business Lhat we handle, and no other.  There is not on our records the name of one buyer who afterwards expressed dissatisfaction.  NORTH OF VERNON, we do the largest real estate business in the  Valley. You should take advantage !of what we have learned while  handling this business. Consult our list. Send our literature to your  friends. If you knew the names of the local business people who have  been quietly buying around Enderby and Armstrong since last fall you  would be inclined to think that the time for you to buy had now come.  Get our list.  Enderby Choral Society Give  First Concert of the Season  A "fair audience greeted the Endcr- it is remembered that it was put on  by Choral Society at their initial witn ������������������nly fo������������������r practices,  concert given in the Opera House on The c������������������oir singing was exceptionally  Wednesday evening, Jan. 31st. Mr. Sood, and the solos, duetts and glees  Chapman has shown himself a leader showed a marked improvement--over  of much-skill in -bringing this organi- Past work by the same singers,  zation of singers up to so high a The piano work by Mr. Chapman,  standard in such a short time. The as accompaniest for the solos, etc.,  concert given last night was really a was a strong feature. Following is  remarkable piece of   leadership when   the program as rendered:  Unison.Chorus, Canadian-National Hymn,       C. Lavallee  Part Song, "Come, Celebrate the May,"   J. L. Hatton  The Choir  Song,  (a) "I Know a Lovely Garden," j ���������������������������,���������������������������    , . ^  ,. .   .._,,     _        ,, >��������������������������� D Hardelot  (b)  "The Dawn,"        I  ��������������������������� Mrs.  Neill  Humorous Quartette,  "Tom, the Piper's Son,"  Kendall  Messrs. Hogg,  Calder, Hardy,  Higgi nson.  Song,  "The Chords of Life,"   p. Lloyd  Mr. Gibbs.  Duett,   "Whisper and I Shall .Hear," Piccolomini  Misses'Laing and P. Murray  Song, "Tell Her.I Love Her So,"  ".    La   Faye  Mr. Higginson  Part Song, "Come Live with Me,"   Sir W. Bennett  The Choir  Song,  "The Bee and the Song"  F. Wcatherby  $    ' Miss Cobb.  Glee, "The Cloud-Capt Towers," ".  Stevens  The Choir  Quartette,   "The Harp that Once,"  Moore  'Miss Laing, Mrs. Neill, Mrs. Dill, Miss P. Murray.  Song,  "The Old Green Isle,"     Temple  Mr. Chapman.  Mandolin Solo  "The Shepherd's Cradle Song,"  Miss S. Salt.  Part Song, "0, Hush, Thee, My Baby," ..:  Sir A. Sullivan  -  The Choir ���������������������������  Song,  "Haunt "of the Witches,"    C.    Cassard  -    - Miss Laing.  Solo and Chorus, .'  "God Save the King'  ' Miss Cobb and Choir.  Deputation Week at Victoria  Victoria, B.  C,  Jan.  29.���������������������������The just  past week in the   Legislature proved  one of deputation   rather than legislation.       The    delegates   came from  the outlying   districts, combining direct representation of their respective  , district's    requirements  with  attend-  ' ancc at   one   or   more of the mulfci-  , plied   conventions,    which also have  ] beon   a    feature   of   the    week���������������������������fruit  ' growers,  stock-breeders,   poultrymen,  ; Farmers'    Institutes,  live stock spc-  [ cialists,   labor    federationists   et al.  | And after each   of   their several con-  j ventions, at which also the ministers  I were listed    among   the    speakers, a  '. delegate or squad of delegates found  j it necessary   to    meet the Executive  , and   present    suggestions in  govern-  ! ment in the form of resolutions.   The  desires of united labor in themselves  constituted a formidable platform of  half a hundred    planks,1"'in which the  re-enactment    of   the Natal Act, the  desirability of   the appointment of a  commission  to   investigate the price  of coal to the British Columbia consumer, nationalization  of telephones,  etc.,  claimed   most particular attention.     The deputation from the Central Farmers' Institute was 'also specially important,    the chiefest of its  eleven specified requests being in con-  i nection with the cry for cheap money  for farm -development.     The requests  of the Central   Institute are crystal-  ized in   an   application    for a royal  commission    to   fully investigate all  phases  of the    agricultural industry  and its problems,    keeping always in  the foreground   an appeal for a government    borrowing    of   money    for  loaning to the farmers at low interest in order to promote effective colonization.  It is unlikely that the Government  will venture into the domain of national banking, but it might so cooperate with a private financial institution such as a Farmers' Bank,  by guarantee of its bonds or otherwise, as to meet the situation asserted to exist. The Premier has  promised that an 'announcement in  respect to the Government's policy in  this connection will shortly be made  in parliament. He has not waited to  consider an answer with respect to  the requests from all parts of the  Province for nationalization of telephone services, intimating plainly  that the Government of British Columbia cannot���������������������������in view of provincial  topography n and conditions of distance���������������������������venture upon so hazardous a  venture from a   business standpoint.  The Citizens of Mara will give a  Concert on the ��������������������������� evening of FRIDAY,  FEB. 2nd, in the Mara Hall, beginning at 8 o'clock. The Concert is in  the aid of the Building Fund.  Concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets,  50c and 25c; children under 12, 10c. A  dance will be given after the Concert.  Tickets for dance, 50c. Refreshments  served.  On February lGth, a Masquerade  Ball will be held. Tickets, including  refreshments, $1.50 per couple.  For your  ���������������������������Seedsr"Ornamentals=and=Fruits=  Go to the  UT?\TD V Seedhouse &  XliJlNlVl   Nurseries  Vanceeocr, B. C.  We have the finest stock on the Coast  Last year being my first year in busi-  . ness,.,! .was ..badly . handicapped for  want of stock, but not no this year.  Send us your order and we Bhall give  you satisfaction.  See our new catalogue (FREE.)  A. R. MACDOUGALL, Prop.  For Rent���������������������������The building recently" vacated by the Walker Press, including  3-room flat above store room. The  Walker Press.  25 per cent discount on China,*'-at  J. W. -Evans & Son."  Semi-ready  Tailored  Suits Made to  Measure for $18.00  We can show you 400 samples of the choicest imported British  Woollen patterns���������������������������  Worsteds, Tweeds,   Serges,' Cheviots, Vicunas  From $18 up to $21, $23, $25, up to $35.  You can select the style you want from 30 fashion plates-  showing the authentic men's fashions of Montreal, London  and New York. '   ���������������������������  Perhaps you would like first to see samples of the superb and  incomparable tailoring of the Semi-ready System���������������������������we can show  you that. /  You may-be satisfied with your, present line of tailoring���������������������������but  you will not be when you see the opportunity, this opens to you.  Enderby Trading Co., Ltd.  rcr ������������������������������������������������������TOiTrY-''flirir-,iTjrmM_m  COURT OF REVISION  NOTICE is hereby given that the  first sitting of the Annual Court of  Revision of the Municipality of the  City of Enderby for the year 1912,  will be held at the City Hall on  j Monday, the 4th day of March,1912, at  7:30 p.m., for thc purpose of bearing  and determining complaints against  the assessment as made by the Aa  sessor, and revising and correcting  the assessment roll.  Any person complaining of an error  or omission, or as having been undercharged or over-charged in the assessment roll, may come before the court  XlTT>cT^dnallyr=T2/"���������������������������i)y_ mxians-ofTT  written communication, (3) by an attorney or (4) by any other person  authorized by him in writting to appear in his behalf; and the court may  in the exercise of their discretion,  either correct or confirm the assessment; but no complaint can be heard  unless WRITTEN NOTICE of the  ground of such complaint-shall have  been given to thc Assessor at least  TEN DAYS before the date of tho  first sitting of tho court.  GRAHAM  ROSOMAN,  City Clerkf  City Hall,  Jan.  29th, 1912.  , Feb. 6  First   Continental   Tour   of  1  Bool  KS  Magazines    Newspapers  We sell all thc best magazines here, also a good line of paper-covered  books. We are agents for thc Toronto Globe, the Vancouver World, the  Manitoba Free Press, and the Vancouver Daily Province. Subscriptions  taken for any magazine or periodical  published anywhere.  THE   ENDERBY   FAIR  Opposite The Walker Press.  JAMES MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  REAL ESTATE  Fru it Land Hay Land  Town Lot������������������  The Liverpool & London & Globe Kns. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Aswuranee Co.  UoyaUn.suiai.eeCoof Liverpool (Life dept  The London & Lancashire Gu i ���������������������������������������������  Accident Co., of Canada.  HELL BLOCK,   ENDERBY  REX BEACHE'S MASTERPIECE  A Thrilling, Heart-Gripping Story  of the Last Frontier  Direct from its Long Hun at  the New Amsterdam  Theatre  New York City  Get your'seats early.   Now on sale at Reeves'  Drug Store


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