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 V,  \  l> -  ^ f^l^\  Enderby, B. C,  December 15, 1910  AND      V/ALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol. 3; No." 42; Whole No. 146  The Town and District  ancl the Moving of the People  Frank Moffet   is   wiring   the   new  Holtby block.  Mrs. Geo. Folkard is visiting Revelstoke until after Christmas.  Mr. H. F. Flewwelling returned  from the Northwest this week.  Mrs. Wm. Covey is visiting Enderby  from Chase, for the holiday season.  Christmas tree exercises will be  held in the Hullcar Hall this evening,  Mr.A . L. Fortune is confined to his  home by a severe attack of lagrippe.  Walter Johnstone will leave this  week on a visit of a month or two  in Manitoba.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Hartley, recently  from! Manitoba, have taken up their  residence in Enderby.  Harry Hewer was* called to Greenwood this week, to take a position  at the Mother Lode mine.  Logging Sleigh (complete) For Sale  Only used one month. : Good as new.  Apply, H. F. Flewwelling, Enderby.  If you have anything to say about  the new building by-law, go before  the City Council and suggest the improvements.      ��������������������������� ,  '''Eureka Lodge, I.6.O.F., of Enderby  will hold ' its annual ball in K. P.  Hali; January 2nd., Supper' at the  King Edward.  Well,' if we can't curl," and skate,  and sleigh ride, we can have this  thought to consol us: the. woodpile  "stands up" well. "���������������������������'    ���������������������������.   ''  Mr. Manning has the Enderby hotel  crowded with visitors ��������������������������� and -men from  the camps: .He is also preparing a  Christmas dinner for his guests. j  other things. The feeling now is that  Mr. Bailey should be put on permanently, and paid by the City. It is a  matter which' will no doubt, come up  before the new Council as soon as it'  is ready to deal with it.  are attractive and the quality of  goods offered is the best. A few  inches of snow   would brighten busi- j  ness up, by making the roads smooth i    "Push" is   the   name of a very in-  enough to travel. jteresting little school paper published  | by the students of the Vernon public  school.   It is   written in good style,  i       - and with    spice   enough   to make it  'tlA./. _ir_l__o._o_        ���������������������������_oT.__nr. J ������������������  generally, useful.   Speaking of the session of the Royal Commission on Industrial Training and Technical Edu-  Particulars as to How to Get a  Fruit Packing School at Enderby  A meeting of the Northern Okana-  nagan Poultry Association executive  will be held Wednesday afternoon,  Dec._ 21st, to consider final business  preparatory for the poultry show.  A Government    packing   school   is  cation, held in Vernon some days ago  needed at Enderby.       It would be of   "Push" says:     "Chairman Harris of  inestimable    advantage   to our fruit  the school board,   Trustee Harwood,  growers.      Read    the-circular   pub- i Principal  Sniith    and   Miss Bell,   of  lished in another column 'setting out  the public   school   staff ��������������������������� were ques-'  the conditions on which such a school  tioned.   as    to   the   advisability    of  may be secured. j starting a' manual    training and do-  'mestic science department in connec-  The children   of   the . Presbyterian ti0Q with   the   schoolg        AU   wefe  Sunday school are   preparing a most  interesting program, of drills, singing  and recitations    which will be. given  by them at the   Christmas tree exer- l  cises to be held   in K. of P. Hall on '  Friday-  evening,   Dec- 23rd, andAto  which all are cordially invited.  -So far as vje have heard, there has  not been any adverse criticism of thc  building by-law' now before the City  Council,v for ' passage: - Builders and  those particularly interested in the  measure will be   gladly heard by the  Early last Thursday,-morning somebody entered .the.- cellar?', f-, the King  Edward hotel and worked-"his or  their way. into the pastry room and  devoured the pies. Then the liquor  Council if they have any suggestions j room was "broken into, and from this  final   passage.     It  the next meeting of  to make ' before  will come lip at  the Council.  Waiter Matthews/ who- was hurried  ,to the, coast wst week for .-medical  treatment, was found to be suffering  from the lodgement of puss on the  lungs, a sequence of typhoid pneumonia.   An operation w'as performed,  B.  Sills,    of    Vancouver,    recently Iand- though at   first there appeared  purchased 80    acres    of T. K. Bradbury's homestead in Bryn-iach valley,  just back of the old Elson home.  A. Fulton   has   put   in the Moore  to be very little hope for his recovery, later reports indicate general improvement in his condition.  The  anniversary   supper   given by  In accordance with the policy of the  Department of Agriculture, which is  to educate fruit growers in the production of the highest class of fruit,  the fruit branch of the Department  last winter conducted a series of five  packing schools for the teaching of  the proper and most up-to-date methods of packing and wrapping fruit.  This work proved very popular and  undoubtedly met the needs of the districts in which the packing schools  were placed. Fruit growers of the  province will therefore be pleased to  learn that this work will be continued and further extended this year so  as to establish these schools in fruit  districts of the province where desired and where a sufficient number  of pupils can be secured.   , t  For., this work Mr. Berkley of Vernou, and Mr. Gibb of Kelowna,-have  been secured. Mr. Berkley was this  year in charge of . a branch -of the  Okanagan Fruit -Union, and packed  the first-prize mixed-carload at the  Canadian .Apple Show at Vancouver,  which also" ��������������������������� won . second prize sweepstakes. ���������������������������' - He conducted four, packing  schools for the department last year,  and gave extremely good satisfaction.'.  Mr. Gibb, of the'Kelowna Farmers'  Exchange, has had. charge of their  fruit packing'this year, and had-the  distinction of packing the winning  sweep-stakes car of Jonathans,at the  j Canadian Apple Show. . He also gave  ing to get into it the burglars had jexcellent 'satisfaction ./in; packing  caused-it, * to 'lock. From the hotel I[school work for the department last  they seem to have gone to the rear !yearin the 0kanagan. The standing  door of Geo. Sharpe's butcher shop.j'and exPeri(?nce. of these men is such  and worked "their way in. The till!as to guarantee the highest class of  was robbed of something over $9, arid   instruction   and    the' fullest - satisfac'  highly in favor of the idea. Mr.  Smith suggested that perhaps Vernon, Armstrong and Enderby might  jjoin in securing teachers* for these  .important branches. He.had seen  i this successfully carried out by three  schools similarly situated- in Nova  Scotia."-  . ' ���������������������������"'   .' . ���������������������������'   "'  they worked their way into the bar.  The' till was "found to be locked in the  morning, indicating that in attempt-  lighting .system     in    his   hardware   the Ladies'-.Aid   of the Presbyterian  -store^It-gives^a^ligh _-_ f "marvelous j .fiurchT^Tuesday    evening,  was  well  brightness,    and   is most economical; attended, and proved to be even more  after installed. [successful    than  ������������������ The St. George's Guild bazaar held  this  in the Parish    room    last Thursday  afternoon and evening proved a very  successful   event,    netting the Guild  something over $111.00.  Mr. Smedley during 'the past week  had -the butcher "shop handsomely"  painted and grained, and Mr. Sharpe  now can boast of thc neatest and  completest meat emporium in the  Okanagan.  Mara will hold Christmas tree exercises in thc school house on Friday  previous efforts in  direction. Thc tables were attractively set and liberally served,  and many were the exclamations of  satisfaction and pleasure from the  large gathering of guests. After supper was served a program of music  and readings was given in the church  before a houseful   of happy hearers.  The S. Poison Mercantile Company  is closing a deal this week on the  stock and business of W. T. Holtby,  and the company is advertising to  immediately    throw   this   stock    on  a pair .of rubbers were worn away,  but were brought back and placed on  the back step. Three men were arrested on suspicion, but nothing could  be found against them and they were  dismissed.   The night following,  two  tion in the work they undertake, and  the fruit growers of the province will  feel that in" securing these men the  Department of  fortunate.  From    many   districts   in the pro-  lessons of two and a half hours a  lesson; in other words one week. In  a limited number of districts a double packing school can be arranged  for in which the minimum guarantee  will be twenty-four pupils, but" not  more than thirty, for the same period. Arrangements can be made for  an evening or late afternoon public  demonstration, on apple packing for  the benefit of the district at large.  Fruit required���������������������������About three boxes  per pupil in necessary. The harder  varieties, . such as Ben Davis and  Gano are preferred. Fruit must be  in fairly good condition but need not  be graded. Associations should at  once secure the necessary fruit, or if  none is now left in the district, this-  should'be stated at the time application is jnr_ade and the department  will- look after it. - . ~   -. '���������������������������; -  Packing-Tables���������������������������Two    tables," 16x4 ���������������������������  and three .feet high, with burlap top .'.  and-rests��������������������������� for-boxes are required,, for  fifteen   - pupils. .  ? These    tables cost V  about $8.50 each when made by a car-t;  pen ter. "'��������������������������� They,are 'unnecessary, where ���������������������������  fruit   packing   associations can pro..  vide - their,   tables.   :  In cases, where  these tabl.'s* must:,be -provided}- please -1  advise j'.the " Department, and' full in-,,"  structipns;.will be sent. .;      .:  Hall���������������������������For fifteen 'pupils a -hall at  least 30x15, and well lighted; is ne-\  cessary. It must-ne'heated so_that  fruit will not freeze at night and to  prevent.chilling of the fingers of the  packers. _  The advantages of Packing Schools:  , 1.. Practical and thorough instruc- -  tion-  in   actual   commercial packing  will be given. _  Packing schools have  proved   very   successful because each '  pupil is   engaged   in actual packing  under the personal supervision of an  Agriculture has been Instructor who knows and can teach  commercial packing.  2.   Pupils will have an opportunity  o_iJb_h_re_e__mcn_.attempted^to^break^into ..j-^lnce--thc--de^a"fl^fo^Packing^schools^to^learn^thc^method-and-equipmentr  the home of T. Brash, near town, but ithis year is   1uite   urgent, and i't is  'only by  evening, Dec. 23rd.   A vcry complete tlie markct at rock bottom prices in  programme will be given, after which ;or(lcr to clean out a great portion of  the hearts    of   the   children will be  made glad.  Rev. J. Leech-Porter was called to  the bedside of ^his wife, who is visiting at Asquith, Sask., last Friday.  Reports this week indicate that her  condition is more favorable, and it  is anticipated that they will return  to Enderby in a week or two.  While all will have to admit that  the weather is very pleasant, stillwell, there's those curling stones, you  know. The boys have about grown  tired whooping and "suping 'er over"  in imagination, and would like a  little cold weather, please, to get the  ice in shape.  Enderby merchants have prepared  handsomely to cater to the Christmas  business.     The   displays in all lines  it before moving into thc new building which Mr. Holtby is erecting on  the corner of Cliff and George streets.  Mr. Holtby contemplates removing to  Vancouver, where hc has a profitable  business awaiting him.  Since the bold robbery of last week  the necessity of a night policeman is  urgently argued. The hotels and one  or two of the businessmen have signified their readiness to contribute  something toward the salary of such  a man, but the inequality of this  proposition is felt, and the danger of  setting such a precedent is recognized. The hotels pay a trader's license of $600. In doing so they are  supposed to merit police protection.  This has not been given them in the  past. The city has taken the tax  money   from   them   and used  were driven off. No further attempts  have been reported, and no clue has  been discovered that would lead to  the arrest of the person or persons  guilty of these offenses.  This is the closing week of the elections in the Motherland, and the results thus far "are disappointing to all  but the Irish Nationalists. The Liberal and Unionist parties are^ not  any farther ahead than they were at  thc conclusion of the January elec-'  tions, and Mr. Asquith is returned  with barely a.working majority, the  balance of power resting with Mr.  Redmond, leader of the Home Rule  party. At a cost of eighteen million  dollars John Bull has discovered that ' requisite   pupils,    fruit,  spreading out the money  available for the work that even a  part of these can be accommodated.  The amount of fruit to be packed increases very rapidly each year and  localities now benefit by packing  schools where a year or two ago this  work was quite, unnecessary.  "To "bring "before thc "public the  method in which this work will be  administered a circular has been issued by thc Department outlining the  terms on  which packing schools will  used by up-to-date and progressive  associations, for the,most economical  picking, grading, packing, wrapping  and handling of fruit.  3. Instruction will be given in the  operation of the Fruit Marks Act, in  the proper marking of different sizes  and grades of fruit.  4. Incidentally, instruction, in. ex-,  hibition packing will be given.  5. Packers who are given a score  of 75 efficiency in the packing school,  and who put up a creditable pack the  following year,   will be entitled to a  be arranged for in any district.   This j diploma certifying the same, from the  Department of Agriculture.  C.   Fruit    growers    in  the district  may visit the packing school at any  circular will be placed in the hands  of a responsible body, to whom the  local administration    of the packing  school, in    the    way of securing thc'time and   secure   information in this  he wants exactly   what he had when  an appeal was   made to the country.  It would seem that tlTe electors 0f(mlnimurn attendance of pupils.   This  Britain    have   determined to lay the iplan has bccn pronounced very satis-  a packing way. The evening demonstration  room, etc, will be left. This body land lecture on commercial fruit pack-  will also bc required to guarantee a'ing will    also   be    valuable.       It is  j hoped that   the  Provincial Horticulturist may  Lords away, and further, to give  Home Rule to Ireland. This, it is  said, will be the first business that  will be transacted on the reconvening  of Commons.  Local option was voted on this  week in several towns and all the  cities of Saskatchewan, and from the  returns received it is evident that,  with the one exception of Moose Jaw  local option lost at every poll. So  far as heard from, Moose Jaw was  the only city to vote "dry'-' and at  this point the'majority given was 190  it for  out of a vote of 2,000.  factory by organizations in a number  of districts.  Thc Department of Agriculture provides the Instructor and pays his expenses. The Department will bear the  cost of packing paper, fruit, and  other legitimate expenses except that  of packing tables, which will be left  at each point after the school is finished. The responsible body in each  case, whether a municipal body,  Farmers' Institute or Fruit Growers'  Association, will be required to guarantee a minimum of twelve pupils,  but not more than fifteen, at a fee of  three dollars   each,    to    take twelve  bc   present    at some at  least of these meetings.    .  In view of the large demand for  packing schools, and the fact that  work must start early in January,  districts which aim , to avail themselves of this opportunity should  send application as soon as possible  to R. W. Winslow, Provincial- Horticulturist at Victoria. '  W. E. SCOTT,  Deputy Minister of Agriculture.  That Christmas dinner at the King  Edward on Monday, the"26th, gives  promise of being the feasting event  of the season. All who are interested  will get their order in early.  ,������������������  a  flh- ENDERBY PJ.ESS AND  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  Bg STEPHEN CHALMERS  (Copyright, 1909, by Edward J. Clode).  CIlAl'TEK XXI.���������������������������(continued)  Queer Doings  Tho Thistle Down wu. too 1 >3������������������_c n 1'iibi-  ncs.. to o:-i-:l|'C tl..__.ioii hliould snuggling he trii.'il. l.'.i'sidc., the boat could  be I'aptii'v.i before it reached tin: rock  und towed back in tlio .diooner. The  meii -lent their haeks nnd .strained their  muscles nver their oar . U wa>. the  great race over again; but tlii.s time  -. ���������������������������under what altered circumstance:.! Lar-  ��������������������������� kin knew the pus*:, go nearly a.s well as  thev did. And it was broad daylight.  The whole of Morag wa.s shouting' and  cheering from the shore.  Bit by bit. the cutter overhauled tlie  smuggler. The- big barrel Lowered  above the heads of the rowers, but Larkin could see Smuggle-erie's head over  the top of it. with a grin on his face  as marked as a now moon. What was  he grinning about? Larkin!s fevered  " blood boiled, lie felt his very brain  take fire.  His eves saw red, and hc heard himself yelling at his crew, while to his  ears came the distant roar of the onlookers, who waved their arms and yoll-  ed from the verv water's edge. The  remainder of the Thistle Down's crew  had climbed into the riggiug, ancl they,  too, were adding their lung power to  the   general   pandemonium. <_  "This is madness���������������������������madness!'' muttered Larkin. Nevertheless, he urged  ��������������������������� on "his men.  Foot bv foot they overhauled the  smuggler's crcaft. The turn of tbe  rock came. The Thistle Down's boat  shot into the passage 9nd was lost to  sight for a moment.  "Go on! Go on!" yelled Larkin.  "If he ean do it, I can."  The cutter raced into the dangerous  passage. Larkin steering with consummate skill amid the grazing fangs of  rock. The ripples of thc smugglers'  track were his only chart and compass,  but on the cutter went, unharmed. Midway, the lieutenant raised his eyes.  There was the mouth of the cave, yawning wide  open  as he  expected to  find  it, but   " 'The smugglers track did not go near  it. The ripples continued right on  through the passage: and when Larkin  looked, there Avas Smuggle-erie sta ml -  "ing up in the stent of the Thistle  Down's boat as it shot out at the other  end of the passage.  Larkin was balked! But he, had been  hard to beat. The smugglers knew it;.  They had seen few men, least of all a  stranger, dare that passage of the Bull  Bock. Smuggle-erie, filled with generous admiration, took off his hat and  yelled: '  "Tln-ee cheers for the revenue duel���������������������������  hurrah!"  The smugglers took it up. and the  checrin . was echoed ashore and from  the rigging of the schooner.  Larkin stood up, swaying as he did  so, and acknowledged the cheers ot the  trcnerous victor with a salute But m  that instant hc noticed that the barrel  was no longer in the smuggler's boat.  Where was it? He sat down quickly  and yelled a command to his men. The  cutter swung to the left.  '.'Now, iiriads!' shouted Larkin.  "Two good strokes and ship oars!"  The men obeved. With his head  bent forward and his hand gripping the  tiller, Larkin drove the boat right into  the gloom af the sea cave. Here, un-  doubtedlv, he would find thc barrel  and the'smugglers' accomplices.    They,  ���������������������������. -.��������������������������� i . _.   .     i.i . i. _   -i....... ��������������������������� ���������������������������. ������������������wl���������������������������_'f- ���������������������������������������������_ _ 1. r_____rr������������������i i*_  ~Tl t.  I Ca SI,  WOll III- n u-imrpp _ u���������������������������i-o ������������������������������������������������������<-��������������������������� ��������������������������� t-_ ������������������-.���������������������������  dener's lodge was .surrounded,  if Jack  Cookson had carried out his orders.  lien   Larkin   was   first   tn   scramble  'old.    1 know ���������������������������it. by thunder  does everybody."  "I  wish   I  could   help you  it," retorted   _mubble-orie.  And  so  to   prove  it  .< . e  !' ���������������������������'   (.  do  it! Hang proof!  ool.sou bellowed,  with   Hie   barrel,  seen  vou put in ihe  Hull Hock."  ���������������������������?"  Smugglc-  Ain't  '' rrovi  llaioj-    ii.    I    . _y  " What   did   you  ye rapscallion! "  '���������������������������'What barrel?" Smuggle-erie asked  in   mild  surprise.  "The ������������������������������������������������������barrel'!  boat and  row around the  "Did   you   see  a  barre  eric inquired earnestly.  "Ves, sir���������������������������a barrel���������������������������a b-r-a-1!  that plain enough?"  "A barrel!" said Smuggle-erie, pretending extreme amazement. "Here!"  ho added, angrily turning upon the grinning crowd.   " Who's got tliat barrel?"  Whereat the crowd burst oufc in a  roar of laughter. .'Joining hands, they  danced in a circle around the coastguard, sing-songing like children:  "Barrel!     Barrel!      A'ho's   got   tlie  barrel?"  The, coastguard, fuming with rage,  stamped away, after cracking several  over the head with his ancient telescope. Smuggle-erie himself had made  straight for "Uncle"  found the miser in a  n ess.  Giles's shop.   He  state of clammi-  "Come in, lad,  l n.  if ere.  ' he whined,  hae   a������������������ cicrar.  ' Come  Tai  non-  coni-  cvi-  up on the rocks. A dim shadow leaped  forward to meet him. A light hand  fell upon his arm. aud a voice whispered:  ' '��������������������������� Smuggle-erie! ''  It was Grizel. There was not another'living soul in the cave, nor any sign  nf n barrel or Mimgglory. A sudden  darkness swept over Men "Larkin's  heart, soul and brain.  He turned away from tlie givl.  "No. madam," said" he brokenly.  " Not Smuggle-erie���������������������������only Hen Larl.in!"  right   ....      ,  twa!" After this unprecedented fit of  generosity, Old Scryme started to lock  up the shop.  "Stop that, you old shrimp!" cried  Smuggle-erie. "If you can't keep your  head straight, lock up your conscience,  but leave that door alone. Come here!  Sit down! Hand me an apple! Give  me a light! Hold it!" Puff���������������������������puff���������������������������  pull". "There, now! lie a good little  nunky, and do as you're told! "  "Aye, aye, lad," the miser made  haste to answer. "But losh! it's the  snir fright I've had this day. Guid  help me! What does it a' mean?.Here  is tlie Thistle Down come back, an' all  sorts o' didoes kicking up, an' runnin'  the gauntlet in broad day, an' the cap'n  carried ashore on a stretcher, an' a  revenue oflicer spoutin' Latin, an. the  laird skedaddled to Edinboro'. What's  it a' aboot?"  "And so the laird's skeddadled. eh?"  said Smuggle-eric. "Well, he's a good  riddance. . There never was a bigger  coward, unless it's yourself. And how's  nunky feeling, hey?"  He poked Giles in the ribs. Giles  gave a scream of hysterical laughter,  aud then sat down in a quaking heap.  "Vox- heaven's sake, haud off!" he  gurgled.    "Ye'll be thc death ol! inc."  "I. always said so���������������������������swore so���������������������������and  meant so!" was the cool assertion.  . ''Aye, aye!" with a silly giggle.  "Ye will hae yer ;jokc. But tell a man,  Smuggle-erie. Hae another cigar? Tuk'  the box. Yc ken where they come-frae  ���������������������������hey, lad?   <'.  oo, toll's aboot it."  "Well," said Smuggle-erie, drawing  a long, luxurious, deliberate whiff from  his cigar. "A.s they say in the kirk  when somebody's taken bad. owing to  a sudden indisposition on the part of  Captain Grant, and thinking it would  bc better to bring him home alive than  in a barrel���������������������������1. mean, a coliin���������������������������1 put  back into '.Morag."  "Aye, lad," said Giles, overlooking  the peculiar slip; "but���������������������������but the���������������������������whus-  ky, lad?"  "And in order to save .ourselves���������������������������  lhat  is.   vou   for  instance."  continued  cd.   shaking   his   list   in   Old   Scryme's  face.     "Whore's   Horneycraft?''  "f���������������������������1.  diinno!"  whined  Old  .Scryme.  "Neither  do   1."  chuckled  Snmggle-  ci'ie,   his   eyes   twinkling.  With that In; walked out, pulling the  contraband cigar, and quite regardless  of the fact that his guardian was lying  across the counter, lighting for the  breath of life, and blue with agony.  Smuggle-erie walked to the coastguard station on the barren rocks at  the norlh end of the village. In the  parlor he was received by the dominie  and Jack Cookson, the former grave  and disapproving, the latter tempestuous and purple. i  "Well,  sir!"  thundered  Jack  Cookson.    "!. suppose you've come  to turn  King's evidence, like an honest man?"  "Exactly what I've come for," said  Smuggle-erie coolly.  "Then, by thunder! it's just what  I'd expect of such a rapscallions rascal!"  "Is the lieutenant well enough fo  take down what T have to say?" asked  Smuggle-erie of the dominie.  "Tut, tut! What's all this  sense?" the dominie stammered,  pletely taken aback. "King's  deuce! King's evidence?"  "That's what I said."  "Tut, tut! liy dear young' man���������������������������I  ���������������������������I���������������������������the fact is���������������������������1<. think��������������������������� indeed, I  may say, from a professional standpoint  that I disapprove of thc entire proceed-  i ngs. G o away���������������������������a nd���������������������������a nd���������������������������consid er  that what you have said is under the  seal of professional confidence. I���������������������������  bless my.soul! I never heard the like!  No, young man. The lieutenant is too  ill to hear yon, or even to understand  you if he heard. I would advise you  to come to-morrow and���������������������������and be a little  more discreet in speaking in the presence of one who is not only a medico,  but a bailie in the land."  With thafc hc turned his back on  both Smuggle-erie and the coastguard  and vanished into the sick-room.  "What!" snorted Cookson, "is it  possible he's a smuggler, too? Ts ifc  possible I have nursed a wampirc at  my heart?    Bv���������������������������thunder! "  '"Not a bit," said Smuggle-erie with  a  laugh.    "He's  no  smuggler���������������������������just  a  good   old   soul.    He's   been   up  afc  the  cottage, hasn't hc? '  "That hc has."  "I thought so. '.-oriiin' coastguard."  And Snuigglc-eric went away, looking very grave. He understood thc  dominie's reprimand; but, then, the  dominie, he reflected,' didn't know all  that he knew.  Smuggle-eric himself went to the cottage witli thc flagstaff. Mrs. Martin  met him at fche door Avith a face thafc  would have shamed saltpetre.  "How's the skipper?" he asked earnestly.  your business,  ' she sniffed,  aim."  'None o; your business, ye heathen  malefactor!  "T Avanfc toA.ee  "Ye can't!"  "Well, 1  must see Grizel."  "Ye  shan't!"  "Very well," said Smuggle-erie sadly. Presently he brightened up. "Perhaps it's just as well. But if the skipper wakes up and looks uneasy about  invthing,   tell   liim   to   leave   it  all   to  niuggle-ei'ie!  Siiniggle-erie"  =fri_Ttv7=J-'-  ol:   necessity,   as   the  say ���������������������������''  "Never    mind    the  Scryme protested.  " And   threw  every  mf  j >  dominie  dominie!  i[._-. 1! _���������������������������!!_.  AVOllld  Old  of  it   over-  '  gasped   Giles, relief dawning  face.  done,   hid���������������������������weel   done!      Hut  waste! '���������������������������  board!''  "Kh!'  upon his  "Weel  what a Avaste!���������������������������what an riwl'n  he. added mournfully,  Smuggle-erie took the cigar from his  mouth, .tared at nunky with big solemn  eye^. and  finally  blurt ed   out:  " .Mv. but. voir re. thrifty1 "  ,'lVe  ad  f'HAI'TKK   XVII.  "Barrel, barrel, who s got the barrel?"  A .search of the ���������������������������Thistle. Down followed. .Nothing came to light but the sick-  nosv of Captain Grant, who was presently carried ashore i.n ;i stretcher.  Lieutenant Ben Larkin, also, was practically curried to the coastguard station.    He Avas completely used up.  Not a drop of illicit whisky, not a bit  of contraband, had been found on (he  schooner. The barrel���������������������������the mysterious  barrel���������������������������had vanished. Smuggle-erie's  Avit had completely tricked the revenue  officers.  It was then thai Morag heaved a sigh  of relief, although tlie continuing topic  of the day was the barrel. What av;is in  this barrel, that so much fuss haft been  made about it? And where was the barrel? That was tne main thing. ,'Jt  presently became almost a joke, and  tne Morag worthies chuckled on the  street and along Hie beach, and cried  jocularly to one another:  "Barrel, barrel���������������������������who's got the barrel!"  None but Smuggle-erie knew, or was  . at liberty to saw Grogblossom and the  rest avc re asked, but; thev only shrugged  their shoulders, and looked pretermit ur-  ally glum, and _iid, "Ask Smuggle-  crie." That young man swaggered  down the one and only street of Morag  with a peculiar grin upon his face. To  all questions he motelv answered:  "Wait!"  Jack- Cookson held a stormy interview with him. and charged him outright with being a sr,Higgler.  "Don't answer:" he cried. "Don't  yon dare to answer!    J don't need tu be  ,1! Hut I dare say it  for'the best���������������������������-a' for the best!"  dim!"    hummed    Smuggle-erie.  "Ay  was a'  "Im,  "A' for the best���������������������������maybe. "  "But what aboot yon barrel?"  pored Old Scryme. " What devil's  was von .'"  "Oh, that!" said Smuggle-eric  Avhis-  prank  care  lessly. "As you say, nunky, I. will hae  my joke, air that was my bit joke  on tlie hil.tcnant, just to show the coastguard  that  thev an;  no  match   for  the  Mora  B.'  even    in  broad    day-  " chuckled  joke. Hut  reckless.  Giles. "Ye  ye're awfu'  But Avhere's  lads   o  light."  "Aye,   aye  will   hae   yer  reckless���������������������������fearfu  the barrel, Suiuggle-erii.  "Ah!" said Smuggle-erie knowingly,  and wagging his finger in nunky's face,  "'that's just it. Where's the barrel?  They saw a barrel. Well, where's the  barrel? Barrel, barrel���������������������������who's got the  barrel,' 1 can see the lord advocate  laughing."  '' Wheesht.,    man!''    cried  agonv.   "Dinna talk aboot sic  Hut 'where's  the  barrel,  lad?  surely tell nunky?" |  "Harrel!" roared Smuggle-erie, sud-!  donly losing his . temper. "Is every-|  body da i't. / What barrel? T never snwj  a barrel! It wasna a barrel yc saw���������������������������j  it  was  a  ghost!     lioo! '' |  Smuggle-eric said it iu such a way;  lhat (tiles ":���������������������������: weak heart nearly ceased!  to beat for all time. He leaned heavily i  against    the   cnunler   and   gasped    for|  Giles    iu  a person, i  Ye.  can  Later, lie wont aboard thc Thistle-  Down. Most of the ci'Cav had returned,  in order to avoid questioning: and principally because   thev   Ave re   afraid   to  remain   ifsliore. ~ _mfifggl_^_fi.==������������������ voided/  the score of questioning eyes that  sought his. He went straight forward  to thc men's quarters, Avhcre the Bed  Mole and his son had been imprisoned  in a dark cubby-hole. He lighted a  lantern . and ���������������������������.stepped inside. The two  men Averc sitting.on the floor, Avith their  hands tied  behind  tnein  "A revenue officer AA'as killed aud  found on this ship, whose master and  crew were wanted for smuggling. Give  a dog a bad name, and you might as  well' give him poison at once."' His  voice suddenly dropped to a whisper  almost, and his words came through his  teeth. "You know avIio killed Homey  craft. They���������������������������I. mean he, mainly���������������������������would  have shovelled his dirt on us, and if  he doesn't try to shovel his crime on  us it'll be because Smuggle-erie isn't  smart enough to beat hini. To-morrow  this murder is going to come out, and  Smuggle-erie's going to let if out. I'm  going to let if out, lads, in such a way  that, the stink of it will make our little  failings seem like tne rustle of angels'  wings in comparison. You understand  mc?"  The men grumbled a doubtful kind  of approval.  "You don't!" said Smuggle-erie  tersely. " Well, you don't need to, I'll  carry it through myself. But. understand tnis: the higge.'. fuss you make,  thc harder you drive at Giles Scryiiie-  geour and the Bed Mole, the thicker  you lay it. on about the poor old skipper  and the thing in tho barrel, and thc  praying and so forth, thc more you'll  make pcople forget thafc the beginning  of this avus sinugglerv. This is murder  ���������������������������murder���������������������������you understand���������������������������the rankest  kind of cold-blooded murder, and the  man that did it was the, man avIio was  capable of tlmm .screwing every man  in his employ. If there's any talk of  smugglory, rain it nomc Avith the ���������������������������murder, and see if you don't all come out  Avith angels' Avings sprouting out of  your shoulder-blades.    That's all!"  .''very man remained .aboard the  schooner that, night, by Smuggle-eric's  order. But shortly after midnight,  Avhcn Morag was as quiet as a churchyard, ho and the carpenter, Black, rowed ashore and quietly beached their  boat. Then they went to the lodge.  They entered the cave, where, thc tide  Avas' Ioav, and the starlight shone dimly  afc the sea end:  Smuggle-erie lit a lantern, Avhich he  had brought along, andgave ifc to Black,  who also carried a. coil of rope. Presently the two men stripped inaked and  Smuggle-erie Avaded out into the low-  tide waters at the mouth of the tunnel.  At, the very outside, the water did  nofc rise above his Avaisr. Hc reached  his hand doAvn before him, and presently he called back in a whisper:  "All right, lad.   Leave the lamp and  bring the rope.   It's here! "  Next morning, Giles Scrymegeour, on  opening his shop after a night of bad  dreams, found a barrel reposing at bis  front- door. ���������������������������  (To lie continued)  TH]  PASCINATION   OF  AUTOGRAPH  THE  T  (IE fascination of autograph collect-  ting is by no means confined to the  mere collection of signature... The  modern autograph hunter is morc concerned with signed letters and documents, Avhich throw interesting sidelights on the characters of their Avriters,  or provide knowledge concerning the  customs of the'period at Avhich they  were written.  This fact largely accounts for the  fabulous prices Avhich autograph letters of famous men of the past Avill  often fetch. Mr. A. M. Broadley, in  his new and instructive book, "Chats  on Autographs," states that a letter of  the Duke of Wellington some years  back fetched the record price of .500.  The, letter is one Avhich tho Duke  wrote the day after the battle ot Waterloo, and it shows the great soldier in so  new and interesting a light that it is  well worth quoting:  "'Poor - Canning   had   my   small   dis-  -pafcch'bo:v^in^oui-bat-t-lo^-ycstord;i-y-i^(-lie-  wrifes),  "and  Avhcn   he  was  killed  it  Avas lost.   I shall be very much obliged  if you will send ine another of the same  Listen  to me,  said Smuggle-erie.  "We are eager to save our necks. The  game's up foi__lin____Ji_n_^  to save your necks���������������������������and you're worse  off than we are, by a long sight���������������������������you'd  belter do as I. tell you. The barrel's  ashore. Where it is, nobody kens but  them thai ought to ken. It's going to  be produced to-morrow. And you two  are going to be there���������������������������if you're good.  What are you going to do when the  coast guard opens the barrel?"  Archibald did not answer, but the  Bed Mole looked up and said with a  pitiful  moan: : '"���������������������������"'>  "Anything���������������������������anything ye say!"  "Well, you'll  turn   King's evidence,  and  repeat just  what  Ailsa  Craig.     Is that  do yon  Avant  to stay  rats  nibble vo?"  "Na, na! ' I'll tell!    I'll tell!    I can  yon said beyond  clear enough, or  in  there  I ill  the  na  do  "Or  And  locked  aft to  ! "  cried  the  Ked  Mole.  mair!  less.    Al  Smuggle-eri.  right.:  the  , and  door,  went  ..���������������������������  alh:  "Losh,  bid,    but,  less!"  "Well.  Stiuiggle-iM'ie  awfu'    icc.k  ,   ye're   a  ess���������������������������unco  (Mill  me  about that barrel! '' So  hear  'ggle  any  erie  closed  it, blew out the lamp  he cook's galley.  "Pipe up, Grogblossom! " said he.  Grogblossom,  very pale and very sober, produced his tin whistle and played a bar or two of "Pease Brose."  The men mustered in a group by the  . illev door. Smuggle-eric cleared his  throat and spoke quietly to them.  "See  here,  m'lads," he  said.    "We  are in as ugly a hole as we could avcII  lie  in.     You've  been  wondering why  I.  put   back   into  Morag,  especially  Avitli  thai   thing  aboard.     Lads,  the  game's  up. The revenue wa.s getting too much  for us; and, as you  know, this was to  have been the last risk."  ^     "We would lm' won, maybe, and that  j would ha' boon Hie end of it; but smug-  Jgling's one crime.���������������������������if if is a crime���������������������������and  j murder's   another.      Hvcn    if   avc   had  took- . j,,,,,,, ,-aultIit smuggling, it  wouldn't ha'  l mean!    dangling   bv   the   neck   on   the  lll(,lj0 j gallows: bnl (his tiling does, if we don 't  lion!- I (.|(,a:. ourselves.  Yo������������������r  Di-tiki-int AVill  Tell Ton  Murino Byo Remedy Relieves Sore Eyes,  Strengthens Weak Eyes. Doesn't Smart,  Soothes Eye Pain, and Sella for 50c. Try  Murine in Tour Eyes and in Baby'a  Eyes for Scaly Eyelids and Granulation.  size as the dast, Avith the same lock an _  key and leather cover, as soon as possible. What do yon think of the total  defeat of Bonaparte by the British  Army? Never Avas there in the annals  of the world'so desperate or so hard  fought an action or such defeat, it  Avas really the battle of the giants. My  heart is broken by the terrible loss 'f  have sustained of my old friends and  companions and my'poor soldiers. I  shall not be satisfied with the battle,  however glorious, if it does not of itself put an end to Bonaparte."  The last hours of famous men aro always fraught with tragic interest, ami  it is not surprising lo learn that autograph letters penned by celebrated personages just beforo their death are mud.  in  demand.  "A year or so back (says Mr. Broad-  ley) .1 was lucky enough to secure the  official dispatch-box, bearing the Koyal  Cipher and his initials, Avhich Pitt left  behind iiini af Batu when returning to  Putney a few days before his death. In  if was his last Whip, signed on December .Jlst, ISOo. On January 21st he Avas  dying, and on the 23rd he died. This  melancholy document now lies Avithin  the forgotten dispatch-box.  "As might be expected, the deman*  for Nelson autographs became more  urgent as the centenary of Trafalgar  approached. One particular letter to  Lady Hamilton Avas sold for $5,250.  Thc'great _ elson sensation came off on  "March 1-1, .1906, when the unique Nelson document, described as Nelson 'o  famous"..memorandum, to the fleet on  thc ove of Trafalgar, Avas disposed of  afc Christie's. It Avas bought bv Mr.  Frank Sabin for $18,000."  Many of the most valuable autographs have ucen obtained in a very  curious and lucky fashion.  ���������������������������Hi  "I Avill not attempt to disguise my.  envy of the pleasurable sensations Dr.  Bailies must nave experineced when he  picked up the original account of tne  expenses incurred afc the execution of  Queen Mary of Scots, duly attested by  Burleigh, for eighteen pence at a bookstall ou Holborn Hill (says Mr. Broad-  ley) . . . Almost equally lucky Avas  the discoverer on a printing house file  at Wrexham of the . LS. of Bishop  I-Iobcr's famous missionary, hymn Avhicb  not so very long ago fetched forty guineas at Sot'herby's, and still more so the  ������������������������������������������������������traveler'who. reclaimed the Avhole of the  forty years' correspondence bclAveen  James Bosaycll,and the Rev. W. ,1. Temple from the proprietor of a Boulogne  fish shop.  "It was only seventy years ago that a  dealer in Hungcrford Market purchased  at $35 a ton a large accumulation of  Avaste paper from the Somerset House  authorities. By the merest accident,  it transpired mat amongst the manuscripts " thus unceremoniously treated  Avere Exchequer Oince accounts of the  reign of Henry Y.TI., secret service ae-  connts signeu by Eleanor GAA-ynne, and  wardrobe accounts of Queen Elizabeth."  Illustrated autograph letters are often  sold at fabulous prices OAving to their  interest and scarcity. One of the most  curious illustrated letters in Mr. Broad-  ley's possession is a rough sketch of  a "projected bath at Windsor made by  King George UT., for Wyatt, tne architect.  It is surprising how famous personages are often unconsciously draAvn into  lengthy controversies on their pet subjects by ingenious autograph hunters.  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ADDRESS   ������������������  *SBE___a  *:_<_. _w  iffSSBi  'L__&C������������������_  upou the Empire modes, once she has established them in our  midst, and the eagerness with whicli she resuscitates them  when opportunity serves.  A new opportunity has arisen now, for owing to the  caprice1 of* a great artist, who for a leader of the modes designed a series of exquisite toilettes a l'l. npire, the fashion  for high waists and clinging skirts has been revived, and the  only question that remains to be answered is, ilow shall they  be worn? For*that they will meet with a" general and ready  acceptation goes without saying.    '  _ mode that demands no special cleverness and dexterity  in its presentation rarely succeeds in producing the effect  achieved by one that requires just the right setting.  Thc Empire frock is .more exacting than most, and those  who excite the greatest meed of admiration are the fortunate  beings to whom a high-waisted corsage is becoming naturally.  Those to whom it is not are obliged to contrive that it shall  be., The task is difficult, but by no means impossible, save to  those whose more than robust proportions demand a less trying scheme of attire. ���������������������������    ��������������������������� ���������������������������  No fault is.more blameworthy, according to the laws of  dress, than a. choice of frock that makes its wearer look  ridiculous, a cruel revenge taken by the. Empire model to the  fullest.extent upon those who err with their eyes open. With  their eyes open, I may repeat, for .tho indiscretions of the  wrongly worn Empire toilette are absolutely' obvious to those  who regard themselves in the looking-glass with the cold eyes  of criticism.'   No.ye.rtlic.I_css,^bAt__e_^9_Jj_g_]jolcs occupied byJ_those. who  could not possibly do~bettcr andThose wdio could "not "possibly"  do worse there are widely spreading realms in which are to be  found vast numbers of admirers of the very potent fashion,  who may clothe themselves a 1'Empire with every success,  provided wisdom attends their choice.  The waist line must be high���������������������������that is an essential characteristic of the style���������������������������but it need not be so high as to imitate  the bodice of a baby's robe, though, to be sure, that was the  position it assumed under the regime of the First Empire.  "When shc abandons the desire to wear so very trying a  pattern, the first step has been taken by the votary of the  Empire-corsage ..towards, adapting it to .hcr. needs. ...She need  not, however, give up this salient characteristic of the pretty  mode entirely. It will be quite apparent if indicated by somo  such means as suggested on this page.  By the very happy method of wearing a broad sash, which  can be. modelled in such a manner that the hinge of the  natural waist is suggested, and by mountim. the lilmy outer  fabric that composes the dross, and which must bc full, over  a fitted silken sheath, two means arc taken of securing the  elegance of lino that goes very far towards making thc vogue  a success.  In some eases the sash is not a wise choice; but the fitted  foundation always is, and so is thc lingerie that is cut with  the object of giving the figure thc sylphlikc grace that is  always associated with classical draperies in all their  manifestations.  if it were remembered by all who wish to wear the Empire toilette to advantage that it was, when it was first introduced, an evolution of the robe classiquc, thc thought would  be of assistance to many, and would nerve others to give up  the bare idea of ever making the fashion their own.  Thc V-shaped opening beneath the lace guimpe, edged with  a rouleau of fur, gives length to the bodice, and the dexterous  mingling of tlieMagyar blouse and the Empire, strange as it  may scorn, and to some pcople absurd���������������������������though why should  not two old and honorable fashions be united .���������������������������helps to bring  about a very harmonious effect.  This is .in excellent opportunity for mentioning the fact  that looser sleeves aro coming into fashion, and that among  the autumn novelties in neckwear the double ruflle. one upstanding and thc other falling below, is promised the recognition a pretty device deserves.  Sensible of thc strong link that exists between the Empire  vogue and the corselet, the appearance of the two is to synchronise, with this result, lhat, to those who find the Empire  toilette unsuitable for their needs tho corselet will appeal,  and not in vain. It produces a high-waisted aspect, and at  (lie same time defines the natural waist line.  The toilette of the corselet persuasion shown on this page  is made of violet velvet trimmed with skunk and little buttons, and with it is worn a corsage, of old rose niousseliiie de  soie decorated with gold lace.   The graceful way in which  the eoiselet is fashioned above thc waist is a proof of the  beautiful effect such a pattern can achieve.  The heyday of the corsetiei _s is a permanent affair, but  it should be at its zenith this autumn with the Empire and  corselet vogues in fashion. For even when a loosely flowing  robe is worn, it needs the aid of exquisitely cut and fitted  corsets to make it quile acceptable.  IRELAND IS IN FINE CONDITION  TTISCOUNT MTDDLHTON. presiding at the annual mcet-  V ing in Dublin of the frish Landowners' Convention,  said for five ami twenty years ho had been engaged  in a long struggle i'or the protection of the interests of Jrish  land-owners, and for the general advantage of those connected with hind in Ireland. They hoped that they were now  at the last phase of the three great phases of Irish' land legislation with which they had been grappling for the past forty  years. Jf a stranger who had been accustomed to walk about  this country in the seventies now went about it, he could not  deny that there had been an iinmen.se advance in the comfort  and prosperity .of the people and their dwellings. Joint stock  banks showed an increase of $110,000,000 in money deposited  since 1SS1, or 77 per cent., and that the savings bank, which  had only $15,000,000 deposited in 1SSI, now showed $65,000,-  000, an increase of $50,000,000, or '244 per cenl.  Now, when a continual outcry was being made that England was being forced to pay for thc emancipation of Ireland  S-^_  '-J^-  .5^  w#_l  T.  _���������������������������  ������������������������������������������������������   _ j. >    __. >___.  ���������������������������__.  . .   ��������������������������� * ,  ������������������>:-  'F'J"  ��������������������������� V.  , ������������������**?%.  _v_  ..  >>v  HE    FEARED    BLOOD    POISON  But Zam-Buk Saved His Thumb!  Once again a case is reported ">n whieh  the  popular  balm   Zam-Buk  has  saved  a  worker from  the terrible  effects  of  blood poisoning.    Mr. Alfred Ily. Orth,  of Shipley, Out., says: "While at work  L  had  the  misfortune  to  nm  a  rusty  nail under niy thumb nail, to the depth  of about one and a half inches.    The  pain  was  terrible,  and   what   [ feared  was that the nail,  being so dirty and  rusty, would set up festering and blood-  poison.    I  knew  from  previous  experience how good Zam-Buk was, so I cleaned the thumb, incited a little Zam-Buk,  and ran it into tne wound.    Thc result  was wonderful!    Tt soothed the pain and  thc thumb actually did not swell.   Zam-  ,Buk kept away all inflammation.   I was  able  to  go  on  with  my  work all  the  time,   and   in   a   few   days   the   thumb  was as good as ever.    A  balm  which  can do this should bo in evcry working  man's home."  Zam-Buk is the finest form of "in-"  surance" for all workers. Its antiseptic power is so great that no disease  germ can live in it; and if immediately,  applied to a sore or injury, or diseased  patch, all danger of blood-poisoning is  averted.  Being composed of pure vegetable  essences, Zam-Buk is an ideal balm for  babies and young children, aud  mothers will find it far superior to the  ordinary salves, some of which contain  harmful mineral poisons, rancid animal-  fats, etc.  Zam-Buk is a sure cure for^ulcers,  abscesses, eczema, ringworm, blood-  poison, scalp sores, chapped hands, cold  sores, inflamed patches, bad leg, varicose veins and ulcers, piles, cuts, burns,  bruises, and all skin diseases and injuries. ' Sold by all druggists and storekeepers at 50c a box, 3 for $1.25. Post  free from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for  aud ran it into the wound. The result  substitutes.  LORD   KITCHENER   AT  HOME  '' mud-  1.11E time-honored practice of  . dling along," which Lord Salis-.  bury approved as the less of two  evils in certain diplomatic matters,ohas  aow gone on so long in the British War  Department that something like an unfortunate spectacle is no longer con- ���������������������������  eealed from even tne least iufonned observer of thc situation. Such is the  opinion of the New York.'Sun," and  it continues:  Every now and then some acute development of wrongheadedness and half-  heartedness serves to tear open the old  sore.  Englishmen have reason to feci much  discouraged  over such a  conspicuously  bad  showing   as   was   made " recently  in the army manoeuvres,  which ended '->  in a hopeless and disgraceful confusion,  with  not  an   officer  apparently  fit  to  hold his command.   "Whole brigades ,'and  battalions in the sham battle's were left  t  exposed to heavy riflo ancl artillery fire,  and a serious disaster grew into���������������������������_a rout  of the greatest confusion.    The' corre-  ���������������������������  spondent   adds   this   significant   para- -'  graph:. :.'<,.  There were many striking scenes, but.  one stood out far more memorable than"--  them all.    It was the picture of' Lord,  Kitchener, in civilian clothes, watching'  from a bridge while battalions fired on  their  own  allies,  charged  against  im-.  possible   obstacles,' and ' wheeled ".and ������������������  charged again.  From another source on the same day.  comes the announcement that Lord Kitchener has bought Broome Hall,'a beautiful country seat -in  Kent, .where  he  can bring all his belongings, the gifts -  and curios accumulated during his long  service  abroad, and where  he  can in-"  lulge.bis taste for gardening, which is  his principal hobby.    English gossip is  now  concerned  with  the  prospect and   -  identity of a chatelaine in Broome Hall,  and  rather  takes  it for  granted  that  Lord Kitchener is not looking for any  further service abroad at  present.  It might well appear that there 'is  work for him at home. Yet it may be  that England is not yet ready for a  reorganisation of the War Office as by  fire - S ucl _a n -overturn .would stir.many__  deep waters, and it is impossible to  guess now long the day of change may  yet be delayed. But, however prolonged thc waiting, such a reorganization is  to come, and it is possible that, however loath England may be to face such  common-sense at home as Lord Kitchener has instilled in distant parts of the  Empire, shc may yet deliver her lambs  to the sacrificial knife.  Anyhow, Broome Hall is a fino old  house-in a magnificent-park,-where one -  can play golf while he waits. As to thc  chatelaine, perhaps some subordinates  in the War Office like to think of any  other reason for i_ord Kitchener's settling down in England rather than to  refer it in any sense to themselves.  When arranging supper for a children's party, give a great deal of thought  to the appearance of the dishes. Colored creams and jellies aro always appreciated, and everything should be  made to seem a.s grown-up as possible.  GIVE BABY A CHANCE  Rose Brocade Wrap  from thc landlords, and when thc newspapers were flooded  with figures to show what the contribution of England had  been to the Irish exchequer and Irish expenditure,, there  should bc put side by side with'it the fact that under these  Acts the landlords of Ireland had contributed a fair quota  of $10,000,000. He could not help thinking that $10,000,000  a year out of a rental of $35,000,000 was a colossal sacrifice,  and it had been exacted by the conscience of thc nation from  the pockets of its most loyal subjects.  A resolution urging the continiruico of tho Land Purchase  Act was passed.  The funeral of Will Letter.;, who wrote .1,000 songs, including "lias Anybody here seen Kelly?" and "Put Mc on  an Island Where the Girls are Few," which was wedded to  a version of Mendelssohn's "Spring Song," took place at  Liverpool, England, recently.  ���������������������������iM,  Don't dose thc baby with soothing  mixtures and narcotics ��������������������������� they were  never known to help any baby. You  might just as well dose the grownup man or woman with opium or cocaine���������������������������thc result would bc the same���������������������������  a permanent injury to mind and  body. When baby is ill give him a  medicino that will cure���������������������������a medicine  free from injurious drugs. Such a  medicine is Baby's Own Tablets.  They arc baby's greatest friend.  They -never' do harm���������������������������always good.  Concerning them Mrs. Richard Mulloy,  Lanigan, Sask., writes: "Baby's Own  Tablets should be in every home whero  there arc small children. We gave, them  to our baby when he was teething and  thev kept him good naturcd aud  healthy." Tho Tablets arc sold by  medicino dealers, or hy mail at 25c a  box from The Dr. Williams Mediciue  Co., Brockville, Ont.  59 v?i,'  _  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday,   December 15, 1.10  ENDERBY PRESS  Published every  Thursday at  Enderby, B.C. at  S2 per year, by the Walker Press.  Advertising Rates: Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion. 2? c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising. SI an inoh per month.  Lejjal Notices: 10c a line first insertion: 5c a line  each subsequent insertion.  Reading Notices and Locals: 10c a line.  DECEMBER 15,  1910  CIVIC  .LECTION NEAR  tie upon the best men. And we-need-  some new blood in the Council. This  is recognized by all, ' and .by done  more than by the men who have for  so long a time served on the Council.  It is recognized that the opening  year will be one of great importance  to Bnderby. Many issues will come  up that will have to be 'decided. We  are advancing rapidly. We have much  depending upon us as a city, and we  want the best men with the newest  and strongest ideas to have a hand  upon our municipal affairs.  The customary indifference to the  selection of available candidates for  the oflices of .Mayor and Aldermen,  prevails this year as it has in previous years. And when the time arrives for nominations to hc made  there will no doubt be the usual  scurrying about for candidates, and  the resultant uncertainty as to results. We fear that we have drifted  - into a rut in this matter. If the ordinary businessman were going to select a clerk or a manager he would  go carefully into the capabilities of  thc man before placing in his hands  the    welfare   of   his    business.    The  SOUR GRAPES, BRUCE  T  HE London Mail asks: "What  will the capital be like a generation hence if friends of beauty have  their way?" And the same question  may be asked with equal force in its  application to Enderby and the Okanagan. We are here building a city  and a community of cities, under the  most ideal conditions Nature can bestow. Let those who believe in doing  such a work have an eye to all that  is heautiful and kind. Throw away  the petty follies of greed and avarice  ancl build    large   for the generations  > <S>������������������ _Kj>$>-.<������������������'$Xi^ ^M  If Mr. Ross is to be literally interpreted, and that is the only way he  can be, it means that Premier McBride is willing to go to Ottawa only  to enter a Conservative, cabinet, but  not to lead a Conservative opposition. If his enemies are inclined to  be sarcastic they will now admit they  understand why he has consistently  denied any intention of going to Ottawa to replace Mr. Borden in his  present position as leader of the Opposition.���������������������������Saturday Sunset.  How Bruce   reaches the conclusion  question  of    the   man's  capacity  for ,  the  work  would . not depend entirely I ^hat Dick McBride is willing to go to  upon the man's   honesty of purpose,  either?    Honesty of purpose is essen-  1 Ottawa  as    part   of a  Conservative  j cabinet but not as leader of the Con-  tial, but in addition" there would be i scrvative   Opposition    we fail to see.   mo;  the    important   consideration of the!But aPart frora splitting hairs,  why  capacity  of  the  man  to  enlarge  and  develop in the work.   If this were ab  sent, the services of another would be  looked  for.  In civic   matters    we are less cautious.   We make little or no effort to  get the right   men,   and no effort at  all until   the   very   last minute, and  then when things do not go right we  kick at the   men   who are doing the  work.     This   year   above all others,  it 'should be our aim to get the best  men possible.   Mayor Bell has stated  publicly   and    privately that he will  not be a candidate for that position.  To take his   position,    and carry on  the work where he leaves off, we can  not have too good a man.   Aid. Ruttan seems to he the man upon whom  all are agreed   as   the^ best available  timber.   For    Aldermen,-   Mr.    Blanchard  will    no    doubt   be available,  and Mr. H. H.  Worthington has .signified his willingness   to go back on  the Council   if   his   services    are required.     Mr. Geo. R. Lawes has also  expressed his willingness, but he prefers to be allowed to do his work in  his orchards.    And, judging from the  last   reports   from   London, it is to  the best interest of Enderby and district that Mr. Lawes be permitted to  carry    on   the    good   work, untram-  meled by civic   matters. " The many  friends of Dr. Keith are hoping that  he may   be   induced    to take up the  work, and    the   name of Mr.  Arthur  Reeves has been "taken in vain."  No doubt some of the old aldermen  will be induced to continue. The object in thus casting about is to set-  | shouldn't B. C. send a representative  j man to Ottawa. Let B. C. get into  ! the right spirit and be willing that  some of her best sons should be her  representatives in the highest sense  at the seat of the National" Government. There are also other big men  we expect to see go to Ottawa from  B. C, and we shall not be disappointed. Another point, suppose for  the sake of argument that Mr. McBride has ambitions to go to Ottawa  what of it? It is -a laudable desire,  and such desires from honor to promotion have moved not a few of our  best statesmen.���������������������������-Sunday Mail.  IN THE    SUPREME   COURT OF  BRITISH    COLUMBIA  IN PROBATE  In thc matter of the Estate of Peter  Burnett, Deceased.  NOTICE   is   hereby   given that all  persons   having   claims   against   the  estate of the said Peter Burnet, late  of Enderby, deceased, are required to  send in same forthwith, duly verified,  to W.  E. Banton, Box 177,  Enderby,  B. C, solicitor for Catherine Burnet,  administratrix   of   the    said    estate.  After the 10th of December next, the  administratrix   will    proceed to distribute   the    estate,    having    regard  only to the claims of which she has  then had notice.  Dated this   9th    day of November,  W.  E. BANTON,  Solicitor for the Administratrix.  Christmas  THE WORK THAT COUNTS  Mr. Geo. R. Lawes has received a  numher of congratulatory letters on  the excellent result of his exhibition  of apples sent to the Royal Horticultural fairs, but none that he appreciates more than that from Mr. Wm.  E. Scott, deputy minister ' of 'agriculture. In the course of his letter,  Mr. Scott says:  "Your success at the Royal Horticultural pleased rae extremely. It  was a revelation to me to see the  capabilities of your district when I  was through there this year. The  quality of your fruit is equal to any  grown in the country, and settlers  are bound to arrive in your district  as a result of any publicity. work  which may be undertaken in the Old  Country, such as sending a good class  of fruit over for exhibition at the  leading shows."  DOMESTIC   COAL,   CAR NOW DUE  ���������������������������. f  Well-screened coal of superior quality; gives much satisfaction. Orders  taken for immediate delivery.  JAMES MOWAT, Bell Block.  Uniform  Grades  AND GOOD MILL WORK  in lumber will  Reduce the Cost of  Building your  Home  more than BAD lumber at  cheaper prices.     First Cost  is by no means the final cost.  Figure it out and you will  buy your lumber of���������������������������  A.R.Rogers Lumber  Company,   Ltd.  T_/T __ _������������������__ _- *c_ Rn C_f *s ^e vei"y ^������������������hest standard of quality, made of choicest hard  lVlOnGb o J3t/oL wheat thoroughly cleaned it is even washed and made by  competent careful millers, MOFFET'S BEST flour can be made by the housewife into the most delicious bread and the tastiest kind of pastry.  J?qt Sale and recommended by all representative grocers.  THE COLUMBIA FLOURING MILLS CO. 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HAIR  STYLISH MILLINERY TO    CORRESPOND  .-������������������-������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������"������������������-������������������-������������������-������������������-������������������-������������������.������������������.it ,._->-������������������..������������������_������������������..���������������������������>.���������������������������������������������-������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������������������������-������������������-������������������-������������������-������������������-.-������������������-������������������-������������������-������������������"���������������������������������������������_���������������������������_������������������������������������������������������#-���������������������������������������������_-���������������������������������������������_������������������������������������-.  <& ANYTHING    SANTA   CLAUS    MAY   BE REQUESTED   TO BRING  f MAY BE FOUND HERE  Enderby Trading Co. Ltd.  Leaders in General Merchandise ancl Supplies  ������������������>(S^s>������������������^���������������������������������������������>������������������������������������>������������������<_>������������������^������������������#������������������^������������������^@>^__������������������.^������������������#(S^ <e>_>$<-xs<-.*-$>_.>_^  ENDERBY   BRICK  THE BEST BRICK IN THE PROVINCE.  Specified in C. P. R. contract for facing Revelstoke Station. A large stock now  on hand. Reasonable prices for large or small quantities. By far the cheapest  material for a substantial house. Cool in summer; warm in winter: saves most  of your painting, and half the cost of insurance.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co. Enderby  HON. PRICE ELLISON HEARD  At the Canadian Club dinner held-  in London on the evening, of the 7th,  Hon. Price Ellison responded to the  toast "The Dominion." His speech  was characteristically western, and  particularly Ellison. In opening Mr.  Ellison said he was a Manchester  man by birth, a Canadian by adoption and a Chamberlainite and Imperialist - by choice. Amid much  laughter and cheering, he stated that  Canada wanted the old country to  get a move on. "Wc don't want tb  have any dealings with the United  States, which made Britain its dumping ground," he added. Thc preference for Great Britain had been endorsed by all parties and preferential  trade was sure to come. The British  Isles, he added, if dropped in Canada  would need an exploration party to  find them. Englishmen don't realize  that Canada would soon have a population greater than the United  States. Mr. Ellison devoted the  greater part of his address to Canadian politics and the resources of  the country.  Wh3Lnothegin.your=  Christmas Buying  NOW  while our stock is complete?  Full line of Novelties in Men's  Neckwear, Suspenders, Armlets,  Handkerchiefs, etc.  Good assortment of China at  lowest prices.  Toys of all kinds for the children  A complete stock of fresh Groceries  for the Xmas trade.  Wheeler & Evans  Querry���������������������������If it took the City Council  four months to get the city into a  law suit, how long will it take the  City Council to get the city out of a  law suit ?  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Enderby, B. C.  Contractors & Builders  Estimates Furnished and Work Guaranteed  Private  Livery  Rubber-tired Single and Double  rigs; stylish drivers; new harness; everything up-to-date and  well-kept. When you wish a rig  for a Sunday drive, speak for it  early, as my finest turn-outs are  usually spoken for in advance.  A. L. Matthews  Cliff Street Enderby  F. T. TURNER  Plumbing and Steam Fitting  AH kinda ot Tin and Zinc Artklea Repared  Rear Evans Blk Enderby  _  v  t-t  _  I  'i  . i .'  If  Thursday,   December 15, 1910  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  hristmas  Gifts i  f    .*M������������������..������������������mC*.������������������M������������������h#m������������������m������������������>.������������������-������������������M������������������*.������������������M**>*m*m������������������*.������������������m������������������m#*^*^*.������������������*      ^-������������������-#-#������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-__.������������������-������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-������������������-������������������^������������������������������������#������������������������������������ ���������������������������*������������������������������������������������������*��������������������������������������������� #���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ���������������������������  in  Hardware  WE HANDLE  A    COMPLETE LINE  OP  Cutlery  and  Carving Sets  OUR STOCK OP    SKATES IS THE  LARGEST AND MOST COMPLETE YOU COULD  WISH TO FIND  on. BM&ri! TOrBri. t at 40 i  (An Appreciation, by C. H. GIBBONS.)  ������������������    _nM������������������|I-I������������������������������������"I������������������������������������������������������I^I"I������������������I>'IhImIhI"In*nIhI-In������������������������������������     ������������������������������������������������������-������������������������������������������������������  '-*l"t"������������������'-������������������"������������������-t"������������������M������������������t-������������������"l">W*"������������������"������������������"t-������������������'t">H*''>"t'  ALSO   HOCKEY    STICKS,  SKATE  STRAPS,  ETC.  Prices: 60c to $5  per pair  "   BOYS  AND GIRLS  SLEDS  AT  REMARKABLY LOW PRICES  OIL  AND  ELECTRIC LAMPS  OP  EVERY SORT  WE HAVE A LARGE STOCK OP  rs & His  TO CHOOSE FROM AT PRICES  AND TERMS  TO  SUIT  EVERYBODY  WE ARE AGENTS FOR THE  AND  CAN    SELL   YOU ANYTHING  MADE OR HANDLED BY  THAT FIRM       ���������������������������-    .-  Have you tried the REDIO polishing Cloth?   It saves work  A. Fulton  Hardware, Tin & Plumbing  Establishment.    Enderby  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR .  Plans^andestimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings- and all factory work.  Rubberoid Ropfiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to any size.  I represent S. C. Smith Co,, of  Vernon. Enderby.  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B.C.  ; Good Rigs;   Careful Drivers; Dray ing of all kinds. .  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers  and. Tourists invited to give us a trial.  ������������������<m*S>M<Sx8xmxHx$^^  STRAYED  Light bay. mare, about 1000, with  colt; white spot on forehead; no  brand risible. Been on the ranch  since July." Will be sold if not  claimed within 30 days of the' date of  this notice.  THOS.  SKYRME,  Stepney Ranch.  Dated, Enderby, B.C., Nov. 17, 1910  tHE Hon. Richard McBride, K.  C, L.L.B.M.L.A., Premier of  British;- Columbia���������������������������and incidentally the youngest prime minister  of any Britisir dominion, state or  colony���������������������������to-day, Thursday, the 15th  December, celebrates the fortieth anniversary of his birth, he having been  born within the high walls of tlie  penitentiary at New Westminster (of  which his father, was governor) on the  15th December, 1870. He has now  been prime minister of his native  province since... June, 1903, being but  33 when he achieved the high honors  and. accepted the responsibilities of  the premiership..  And every year makes more appreciable the quality ��������������������������� of his statesmanship, and his importance as a national more   than   a   merely   Provincial  figure.  in comparison with the Hon. Newton James Moore, C. M. G., Premier  and State Secretary of West Australia, whom the British and Antipodean press have devoted much attention to as "tbe youngest premieV  that any British Dominion has ever  known," it may be noted that Hon.  Mr. Moore, was born at Bunbury, in  the state over which he now presides  in May of'1870, and succeeded to his  present position of high honor in  1906. Premier McBride, while his  junior" in-- age by. about six months,  is, therefore, his senior in political  distinction by three years, achieving  the premiership of British Columbia  at 33, whereas Hon. Mr. Moore became Premier of "Westralia" at 36.  It is interesting to note that both  these "youngest premiers" of Greater  Britain are native sons of the lands  they rule.  Hon. Richard McBride occupies a  unique position in Western Canadian  politics. He is.not only the youngest of Provincial premiers, the leader  of the first British Columbia government-established on party lines, but  what is more important to the welfare of the country, his has been the  first,government'of British Columbia,  in.many, years at least, which has  wholly won the confidence of the people,1 has placed and maintained provincial business and provincial credit  on a sound basis, has.anticipated and  provided for the developing necessities, of the country, and'has in general so .discharged - its obligation as  custodian of the, ��������������������������� public business as  not yet to. have had its record  touched by the- breath or suggestion  of any scandal., .-.  Premier McBride is/a big man. In  the-eyes of visitors (who sometimes  obtain ��������������������������� a triier perspective than do  those "familiar with the view") he is  as truly a   type   of the best Western  Canadianism as Col. Roosevelt is or  ever was the type of aggressive  American citizenship. He does not  play the "game of politics." Hc  makes it something more worthy than  the "game" into which, in other  hands, it had   degenerated.  Premier McBride is a Conservative  because he finds better material available in Conservative citizens and  Conservative policy for bettering  'conditions in this province and in  this dominion than are available to  his hand elsewhere.     But he is not a  Sir Wilfrid Laurier to lay aside the  burden of responsibility with high  honor that he has so long borne as  First Citizen of the fast-growing dominion.  In his provincial career, PremiiT  McBride has shown himself indisputably a leader. He has shown himsfslf  above the tricks and subterfuges of  petty politics. He has shown himself possessed of the "hand of iron  within the velvet glove." He has  shown himself as scornful of vhc  threats of self-seeking politicians of  his own party as of the wire-pulling  of his opponents, and disposed to m  emergencies invariably adopt the  simplest and most honorable policy -  place his position squarely before the  people   and   leave   himself    in tti"jr  ! to British Columbia last August was  typical of    the    man   and host.     It  scorned the pettiness of party political strife and   was   alike marked by  completeness,    dignity     and    infinite  tact and good taste.     It afforded tbe  Eastern journalists who accompanisd  Sir Wilfrid, an opportunity to studv  the new star in the sky who, as rue  of their    number   expressed it,  "had  hypnotised British  Columbia."   And,  having marked him    well, they  ;ome  :to the   conclusion   that Premier Mc-  ' Bride 'is not "a   politician par excellence," as   the    machine man admir-  jingly discribe him, but just a souud,  'strong-hearted,     resourceful,    optimistic,   through-and-through  Canadian,  who finds his mission in life the employment of   his    admitted genius in  leadership toward the progressive development' of his native province and  his native land.  Such men are rare. Yet <-'-'ory  Anglo-Saxon nation breeds them'.:i/on  occasion. The perpetuation of their  kind is all. essential to the redemption of national government from its  occasional lapses into torpor _r degeneracy.  TENDERS POR POLES  V HON. RICHARD M'BHIDE ~   '  The youngest and molt popular Prerrii_ British Columbia ever has had; a Native Son and one who  is showing his loyalty in his good works  partisan politician, albeit .there are  already very many, on the Atlantic  as well as on the-Pacific slope, and  all the way between,.who are watching his developing statesmanship with  pride and prophetic vision, counting  upon the altogether dominant personality of Western Canadian public  affairs -as a man fit for Conservative  and national leadership when the  time shall come, as come it must, for  hands. As a result he is not only  premier of British Columbia and unquestionably and .undeniably ihe  country's strongest man, but he has  held the premiership much lo x.zy,r  than did any of his predecessors in  office.  The local Premier's course in the  reception and welcome of the federal  Prime Minister, Sir Wilfrid Lan.:ior,-  on the occasion   of the latter's  visit  OKANAGAN TELEPHONE CO., Ltd.  One thousand and forty-five seven-  inch tops, twenty-five feet long, cedar  poles. All poles to be round, sound,  barked and sawed at both ends, and  delivered at the stakes on the foi- ���������������������������  lowing roads:  660 of the above number of poles te  be delivered as stated on the Enderby  and Salmon Arm road; 245 tq_.be de- B  livered as-stated, starting about one-  half mile south from J. Kernaghan's   "  Mill on .Silver   Creek road,  Salmon   '  Arm Municipality, to Salmon Arm by"  way of Lower   Valley road.     145 to  be delivered from G. H. S. Edwards'   '.  residence,  Lake  Shore road;  Salmon  Arm   Municipality,    over   the   Lake  Shore road to "Salmon Arm.  "One' hundred   -10-inch tops,  35-foot"--  poles.     These   poles must be of'live"  cedar,--  found,     sound,   barked    and  sawed   at   both   ends, - delivered' at.  Salmon Arm. ._      ^ s  All poles to be on the ground as-  stated' not later than Feb. 20th, 1911. , .  Tenders for the whole or any,por-'  tion will- be received and considered -  until Dec. 31st, 1910. x.   -  Address:��������������������������� GEO. H.'DOBIE.j.-  Box, 408, Vernon, B. C.  STILL IN BUSINESS  We are headquarters for Pacific  Coast Tested , 'Seeds, also Roses,  Shrubs, Chinese, Japanese, French  and Holland Bulbs and Ornamentals;  also implements, Bee-hives, Spray  Pumps, Fertilizers and small fruits  of all kinds.     Catalogue free.  M. J. HENRY,  3011 Westminster Rd.   Vancouver, ]  A. R. Macdougall, Mgr.  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits,  $699,969.88  Honorary President. Rt. Hon. LOUD STRATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL, G. C. M. G.  , President, Hon.  SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND, K. C. M. O.  ' Vice-President and General Manager,   SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON, Bart.     .    _    _  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT M8������������������t������������������__._.. ^  Branches in Okanagan District,: Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON. Esq,, Manager. Vernon A. E. TAYLOR, Manager. Enderby  -���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������.-������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������  Hazelmere Poultry RanchI  White Holland Turkeys  Toulouse Geese  White, and Partridge Wyandottes  Send for my mating list giving all the information of my winnings.      .���������������������������  My Partridge'Wyandottes are the best on the Pacific Coast. -T  N. B.��������������������������� A few S.C. White Leghorns  and White Wyandotte cockerels   i  for sale, from same strains as my winners.   Prices on application. ���������������������������  MRS. WADDELL, Prop. Enderby, B. C. t  ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.  ���������������������������-��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������  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 excellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which is an adde'd attraction for tourists."  (Extruct from Lov/cry's Ledge.)  KingEdwardHotel,^et-URPHY Enderby  JAMES MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  A Life Insurance policy in the Royal Insurance Co.  of Liverpool, Eng,, is a valuable asset. A plain,  straiRh.forward contract, leaving no room for  doubt as to its value.  The Liverpool & London & Globe Ins. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  British America Assurance Co,  Royal InsuranceCoof Liverpool (Life dept)  The London & Lancashire Guarantee &  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK, ENDERBY  Printing that Counts  You can have it done reasonably and well at Walker Press  Applications   received for  Loans' on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to-  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.        VERNON, B.C.  -*1  f"\ ENDERBY PRESS  AND- WALKER'S   WEEKLY  KxiHiM  Physicians  FAILEi)  TO  CURE RHEUMATISM  Miss Flora Chapman Vividly Describes  Her Sufferings ancl Ultimate  Cure With ������������������������������������������������������Nerviline"  ���������������������������'After bcin^' an  . nt l:u:-;;isl ic user nl!  . ervilhie l*o r years, I feel i; niy duty'to  toll you personally what your wutnlci'l.'ul  prepn ration  lias done i'or Kit*.  from rliGUin . ti.siM  ������������������������������������������������������\-<y  turf tire  trouble,   tried   seou  t.'C'lies.   consulted  _s   with   Tyroiit'o'  dans, but. derive  ol so-  I'or weeks  most, eini*  oniv slight  ; i sm!  ,-.11(1   I'.eail.  '" _alie-:-"i   iei  aud  iiiont  nent. uhysi  ben eii!..'  ''A. friend insisted on ins  viline,  and  to  my surplus-  riibbin." of this jiowert'u  : the. pains and   reduced  the stnVness  in  mv join  using Xer-  a   vigorous  li... i in on t eased  and wa  I continued to use Xorviline  ermanently ettred. 1 ant now  --���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-  perfect lv well, and for  COUPLE of: young men on the  street the other evening offered  a new version of an old saw.  ai'rer they had passed a. couple of  auburn-halved damsels one of the young  men took his stand at the curb and  gazed   up  and  down  the  bridge.  ���������������������������"What are you looking for;"-' inquired  hi.s companion.  Pointing to the red-headed girls, the  young man answered:  .���������������������������'I'm   looking  to  see  a   white  automobile."  .Thoroughly    overawed,    the    w.mau  obeyed. _  "Now keep it out," said Abernethy.  And lie proceeded to examine the girl.  THE BLxiGIAN HORSE  ���������������������������ATOW."   said   the   suffrage  XN      sweeping  the  audieuct  CURED  THREE  YEARS  ihree   years  have   had  n.(i  rheumatism   at  all.  1  know 'many families  where   no ������������������������������������������������������other, medicine   but   Nerviline   is  kept���������������������������it is so useful in  minor-:    ailments     like  'earache,   todthaehe,: neuralgia,   coughs,  colds,   lumbago   and   sciatica.      I   call  Xervilimvmy 'Life Guard,' and urge all  to try its 'merit..'*'..!  ���������������������������';;'.---V Dec.v.!'.nth,  IP)  Palmerston- ������������������������������������������������������; '���������������������������  ...Avenue, Toronto.  Refuse  anything else offered  instead  .of Nerviline. : In two sizes, oOc'aiul 2.3 c,  All  dealers,, "or  Kingston, Out.  ���������������������������_.''  The   -atarriiozonc   Co..  THE  HEIGHT   OF   GREAT  MEN  BALZAC  declared  tliat  "nearly  all  great men  are little."    But Mr.  Uavelock Ellis has compiled some  height  statistics  which  point just  the  other way. Scott was G feet, Shelley y  feet 11 inches. Carlyle ;*. feet 11 inches,  Byron 5 feet  _ .(. incues, Swift ;. feet S  inches, and .Dickens 5 feet 0 inches.   So  much for statures of men eminent in the  world of literature who were over, at, or  slightly under six feet.    The great men  who were short in stature include Balzac himself, 5 feet 4  inches:  Keats 5  feet, Napoleon 5 feet 1;;._ inches, Nelson  5 feet 4 inches, Tom Moore "5 feet, while  Drydeu,    Milton,   "Gibbon,t. Goldsmith,  Horace -Macaulay, Spencer, and Blake  all hovered near the 5 foot mark.   "We  usually think of  Gladstone  as  a  very  tall man, and Disraeli of medium height.  As a matter of fact Disraeli was o feet  9 inches, and. Gladstone only 5  feet S  inches.    If we believe Carlyle, Jeffrey  would seem to have been something under 5 feet, but he was 5 feet 6 inches.  DeQuincey's contemporaries always describe him as a diminutive elf, whereas  he was four inches taller than Moore  and Keats.  cite orator,  :e with her  eagle eye, ������������������������������������������������������! see Mr. Dodds sitting down ihere in the third row���������������������������a  man who has condescended to come here  to-night and listen to our arguments.  He has heard what I have had to say.  I think we should like to hear from  him, and get a man's view of our cause.  ���������������������������Mr. Dodds, fell us what you think of  the suffragettes."  "Oil, I c-e-couldn 't, in-iii-111:1'am! *'  stammered Dodds. "I" rur-r-realy c-c-  couldn 't. Thu-there are 1-1-lul-ladics  p-p-pup-present! "  WELL-KNOWN medical man tells  this good one on himself:  "There was a tailor, a friend  of mine, who once made mo a suit.  Through carelessness or oversight on  the part of an assistant the coat was  much too small. I promptly took it  back and hc made mc another.  "Some months later my tailor and I  met at an old liuituapfriend's funeral.  The tailor was under the impression  that the deseased had been a patient  of mine.  "Well, doctor." said he, "you're a  han_. sight luckier than I am."  "'.row's that?" I asked.  "Well, it's a cinch they can't return  any poor work of yours."  DR. S. W_I!1. MPrCHELL, alienist  and noted author, frequently  stops children ou the streets and  chats  with them.  lie is especially fond of children  when they, get old enough to chatter.  Not long ago he made the acquaintance  of twin sisters of seven.  "Good 'morning, my dear miss," he  said, meeting one of the twins in the  square, "and which one of the twins  an! '[ addressing this bright day?"  With a smile, the prettiest she had,  the surprised lassie looked into the face  of the grave physician  and said most  modestly:  "I'm the one what's out walking."  A   SURE   SHOT  tie saw a deer, blazed at it hot,  The hasty charge went wide;  But tho' he failed to guide the shot,  Bv jings!    He shot the guide!  Pills for Nervous Troubles.���������������������������The  stomach is the centre of the nervous  system, and when the stomach suspends  healthy action the result is manifest in  disturbances of the nerves. If allowed  to persist, nervous debility, a dangerous  ailment, may ensue. The first consideration is to restore the stomach to proper  action, and there is no readier remedy  for this than rarmelee's Vegetable  Pills. Thousands can attest the virtue  of these pills in curing nervous disorders.   1Mb Gum  aulcldy  stops coi_hs.   cure*  colds.  bcnU  tha throat nnd lungs.       ���������������������������   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������    23 cents.  vi_ftj\l  Bart  vescent ������������������r dM������������������  You caii't enjoy  life witli  a  torpid  liver.   What then?  Take Abbey's Salt.  25c and GOc.  Sold everywhere.  61  LITTLE girl had been so naughty  that her mother found it necessary to shut her up in a dark  closet���������������������������in that family the direst punishment  for the worst offence.-  For fifteen long minutes thc door had  been locked without a sound comiug  from behind  it.    Not  a  whimper or a  snitllc.  At last the stern" but anxious parent  unlocked the closet door and peered  into the darkness. She could see nothing-  '���������������������������What are you doing in there?" shc  cried.  And  then  a  little  voice  piped from  the blackness:  "I tli pit on your new dreth and thpit  on your new hat, and I'm waiting for  more thpit fo come to thpit on your  new parathol!"  *       n       %  ABI..E NETIII'   was   supposed   to   influence people by a brusqueness  amounting  to  absolute  rudeness.  l.t is related that one day a very voluble lady took her daughter who was ill,  to see him.  "Whicli   of   you    wants    to    consult  ine?" asked Abernethy.  '"My  (laughter,"   replied    the    elder  woman.  Abernethy then put a question to the  "ffiflr^BTri __trwhe=lKi-cl-:i^&ha-i.Go^to=rep_j_.  her mother began a long story. Abernethy told her to be quiet, and repeated  the question to the girl. A second time  the woman began a story, and a second  time he told her lo be quiet. Then she  interrupted him for a third'timr.  "Put your  '      ���������������������������-���������������������������' '��������������������������� "  '  the mother  i 1  i., 1.1  me!'' she exclaimed.  "Never mind; put your tongue out!"  he commanded.  1111. Belgian horse enjoys a worldwide reputation as a beast of  heavy burden wdiose production  constitutes a practical monopoly for its  native country. To this three factors  contribute: The soil and climate, the  economic conditions, and the skill of  breeders. lu the central districts of  Belgium there is found a humid soil peculiarly adapted to the requirements of  the horse, while the action of a maritime climate, with frequent but relatively light rains, combines with this  favorable condition of the soil to produce a vegetation of the soil that is  abundant, rich, and suitable fodder for  the animal.  Similarly, the ecnomic conditions of  Belgian agriculture are ideal for horse-  breeding, especially where the heavy  draught horse is concerned. The industry is carried on on farms of from one  hundred to one hundred and twenty  acres (the minimum area practicable) to  others of several hundred, and of farms  of this size the country boasts a  greater number.  The heavy soil necessitates much  labor; three strong horses aro required  fo draw a plow. Small wonder, therefore, that the farmer favors the indigenous draught animal. So rooted, in fact,  is his preference that interventions pursued for a century in a contrary spirit  by government have been abortive.  After several devastating wars there  arose a demand for a cavalry horse of  lighter build aud more spirited than the  Belgian animal, and succeeding governments tried in vain to induce breeders  to fill the bill. In .1.770 tliere was established at Alost a breeding stud with  Arab. Neapolitan, and Dutch stock.  Napoleon, iu 1S06, ineffectually repeated  i;hc attempt with Arab stallions, as did  the Dutch government at Wolverdangc  subsequently. Finally, in 1SG4, all idea  of a state breeding stud was definitely  abandoned.  After   the   Franco-Prussian   War   of  1S70, Germany became the chief buyer  of the Belgian horse iu place of France.  England   also   gave   an   impetus   as   a  customer.      Thus    encouraged,    native  breeders sought   more definite    results.  They  had  their  work   cut  out.     Each  district hitherto had operated irrespective of its neighbor with dissimilar results.   Hence many local strains: Flemish, Brabantinc, and the Ardennes, etc.;  the last an outcome of Oriental crosses.  The desire to remedy,  if possible, the  blemishes in these several races led in  1SS5 to the establishment at Liege and  Ghent of two associations of breeders  devoted   to   the . improvement    of   thc  horse.    These  become  merged  twenty-  five years ago  in  the  present  foundation," "The    Society    of    the    Belgian  Draught Horse," having its headquarters at Brussels.  This society, Avith its membership of  .1,200, has accomplished much already by  tlie following means: The institution  of genealogical race-books (stud-books)  insuring purity of stock, and the holding early each .June of au exposition.  Sometimes seven hundred animals arc  exhibited, whilo the prizes distributed  represent a lump sum of over $6,000.  Results mark an improvement in the  Belgian farm horse, which uow approximates muro nearly to the ideal type intended for hard  work.  The popularity abroad of the Belgian  horse is already of comparatively ancient date. J.nglaiu. was the first importer, then the north of France. A  later customer was Germany, hitherto  without a draught horse properly so-  called. Then came the turn of agricultural competition' with thc English  "Clydesdale," that resulted finally in  the survival of the native breed. Ben-  mark, although possessed of a draught  horse favorably known, yet followed  the example of Germany. Brazil, tho  Argentine, and Japan have giv<?n their  attention to the Belgian horse. From  December 1, .1000, to November 30,  I.HJ7, the administration of the stud-  book delivered l.loO pedigrees of stock  sold abroad. Of this number 450 stallions and .1:30 mares were shipped to  the United States.  Several facts of horse-breeding are. of  economic importance. For instance, it  is arranged that births shall take place  in springy when agricultural labor is  well advanced, in order to turn the foals  and mares out to grass. In round figures,  there are0 born annually 40,000 foals;  but apart from those chosen for breeding purposes the farmer does not usually keep foals until they are full-grown.  They are sold in the autumn which follows their birth, or the next autumn,  and become the property of agriculturalists of another district, where they  are broken in to work from the age of  eighteen months to two years. Some  breeders, again, undertake to fetter  .inimals before selling them to the niar-  "Fruit-a-tives"    The    Only    Medicin*  That Will Really Cure  Constipation.  There is no poisonous ingredient in  ilolloway's Corn Cure, and it can be  used without danger of injury.  The Liver both causes ancl cures  Obstinate Constipation or Paralysis of  the Bowels.  When the Liver becomes torpid or  weak, then it cannot give up enough  Bile to move the Bowels.  "Fruit-a-tives" acts directly on the  liver and makes the liver strong and  active.  By curing tho liver, "Fruit-a-tives"  enables this important organ to give  off sufficient Bile to move the bowels  regularly ancl naturally, and thus cure  "Intestinal Paralysis."  "Fruit-a-tives" is made of fruit  juices and tonics and is undoubtedly  the only medicine ever discovered that  will positively cure Constipation in  any form.  "Fruit-a-tives" is sold by all dealers  at 50c a box, G for $2.50, or trial box,  25c, or may be obtained from Fruit-a-  tives, Limited, Ottawa.  kct. Prices average: for foals of three  to six months, $00 to $120; for foals of  eighteen months, $120 to $200. Three-  vear-old horses fetch $200 to $2S0; four-  year-olds, $230 to ..100. Finally, the  value of the Belgian equine exportation  trade has risen "to $3.S00.000, ranking  in importance after such necessities  as sugar, $7,400,000, and oil, $5,200,000.  'Rea,',Wenk, Weary, Wntery Eyei,  Relieved By Murine Eye Remedy. Try  Murine For Your Eye Troubles. You  '"Will Like Murine. It Soothes. 50c At  Your Druggists. Write For Eye Books.  Free.   Murine Eye Remedy Co., Toronto.  tongue  out,"  he said  to  'But."there's nothing the matter with  MOTHERS SHOULD  WATCH CLOSELY  Or. Marie.'s Female Pills j disease0df _$_!-___ 0,U,SE  $100.00 IN CASH  Iand numbers of valuable premiums  GIVEN AWAY FREE  Read Carefully if You Wish to Earn Part of the Above Amount  A Medical Need Supplied.���������������������������When a  medicine is found that nofc only acts  upon the-stomach, but is so composed  that certain ingredients of it pass unaltered through the stomach to find action in the bowels, then there is available a purgative and a cleanser of great  effectiveness. Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills are of this character and are the  best of all pills. DuriiVg the years that  they have been in use they have established themselves as no other pill ha?  done.  Shihhs Cure  quickly stops coudh������������������.  svssm *���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������������������������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������"  Q_������������������ ihrost ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������_ Isais.      ���������������������������   ���������������������������   -      ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-.  Bd c_aU<  __<_-*.t_ will b������������������  f<_n_ tbe picture of a  C___t__.__������������������n als. the facet  of seven firls. Can  ) yon find the grlrla' faces?  Try t It is no easy task, Imt  by patience and penerer-  ance yoa can probably find  four or fire faces. Marie  tbe ones jon find witb aa  X. Cat out the picture and  re tarn it to m* at once. It  means nooey to you to do  , To tbe person wno find*  ��������������������������� tbe largest namber of bid-  | den faces we will give tbe  isum of Forty Dollars  ' (fca-oo) in Casb. To the  \ person who finds tbe ���������������������������*���������������������������������������������  land largest number we  [ will give tbe sum of Tbirtjr  i Dollars (|y>.os) ia Cash.  , To tbe person who finds  1 the third largest nam ber  ������������������we will give tbe sum of  [ Twenty Dollars (f m.oo) ia  /.?  W  Cash. To the person who  finds the fourth largest  number we will give the  sum of Tea Dollars ($10.00)  in Cash. Should two persons send ia equally correct answers for the first  prlxe, the first two prises  wiU be equally divided between them,each receiving  tbe sum of Thirt_-fi������������������* DoW ���������������������������  ��������������������������� lars (to������������������o). 8fco������������������W U������������������**e  ' persons send ia equally  correct answers, tbe first  three prises will be eqn ally  divided between them,  each receiving tbe sum of  Thirty Dollars (..00).  Should four persons send  la equally correct answers, tbe whole nam of  Ose Handled Dollars  (|u*w) will be equally  divided between them,  ���������������������������sch receiving Twenty  f ve Dollars (*������������������**>. And  no oa ia like proportions.  i_S__SSW&_b_������������������^  Write vour name and address very plainly. _._,____.    __. _���������������������������_  Vd������������������..7������������������GOOD HOPE REMEDY CO., D.ptl9       MONTREAL, P.Q.  . >*_.������������������������������������ ������������������wi..iw _r������������������_v_j_������������������__������������������_nn_BEz__-_N__  SEVENTEEN YEARS THE STANDARD  ���������������������������'-������������������.'..il .a Mill i.':_ii)ii_iid.<i tor womi. '_ nil  mi;., 3. iK.ientil .r.lly jiri;|ihrnl remedy ol i .ovi.  ���������������������������> ..'h. Thi- r. nil* Iroin their use is quit:!, i. .  M������������������rm:in .11 >..    Vor (tali- .it nil drvt<_ "torea.  ADSOflBIHEJl  'f,   _____Ctt_'   .  ������������������__������������������-_JBES3  ______S������������������__-  f.*r.  U a oAfe, pleasant, nntlseptio  Unlmisat foj reducing Varicosa  Vol ns to a normal condition,  heLllne them even after tliey  have broken, stopping tho pain  quickly, ovcrcomlnu tho Boro-  ne������������������s, restoring tho circulation  In a reasonable length of timo.  Also a successful remedy in  treatingVarlcositle .painful  swelling. tootliHche, neuralgia, rll .unruitl. n,rheumatic or tf������������������" .* deposits, bun-  Ions, corns, bruise . lame  buck, stiff neck. A good remedy to have in tho hou3e in  case tho children get a bad cut,  bruise, strain, soro throat, or  Bonie painful trouble where ft  ?ood liniment would be useful.  gl_u    1  AJISOHUINI!,1 JU.,penetrates  to Uie icat of the irouliln quickly without im>uplnfl. riiv in-  oonronlence.   I ������������������rii. Jt.uW 0 ., $4.00'.Sor, liottle.   At til ,  droM.lFt* ord<_Te. <L IlookSFfrc . Manufiv.tnrrd only by v  .. F. YOUNG. P. D. F., 210 Tample St., Springfield, Mass. '  r.Y-IAN  . I.t  .. HoM.m!, ('.   ������������������<tl������������������n Ak'������������������I>.  A Uo __Uhr<t lij JIAKTI.N   1IOI.K * >TY(.   f. ((J., Wlnnlp . i  TIIK MTIONAI.  DlttO  *  ril.:.!l!_..l, CO., "Innl^.i A c������������������I.  turjl  _<1 .l)__..__.V I1KUS. 10., Ltd., Y������������������-.uut...  Wcllcslcy Young Man Permanently Cur-  r.i.1 by Dodd's Kidney Pills, Gives tho  Public the Benefit nf His Experience.  WYlli'sley.   (Jul.���������������������������(Special)���������������������������That   all  t!i:-<>u.M>s  of  the  bladder   from  bed-wetting to Grav 1 are lhc direct results of  Kidney  Disease, has been proved ajrain  aad ajlai.M by Dodd's Kidney Pills. Tliey  cure    tln>    Kidneys    anil    the    Bladder  diseases   speedily   disappear.     One   of  the latest proofs, comes in the experience  of  Mr.  (Jeorrro Strebol, the well-known  harness-maker of this place.  "\ was troubled with bod-wcttin;. for  many years," Ur. Strebol says. ''The  doctor eould not jjive me relief and no  one knows how I sull'ercd. I fried many  medicines, till in January,'IDOo,'reading  the experiences of others led me. to use  Dodd's Kidney Pills. Nine boxes cured  me. so completely that T have never been  troubled since.''  Mothers should learn that when their  children arc addicted tn bod-wetting it  is time to look to the cause. The Kidneys are the cause. Cure the Kidneys  by using Dodd's Kidney Dills, and not  only stop the bed-wetting, hut ward ofl'  .-���������������������������orii.us and dangerous diseases in after  life.  To those who suffer sickness, to those who want to be well,  we say let us buy a 50-cent bottle of Psychine  from your druggist and give it to  you free to prove.  The whito corpuscles of the blood-      And it ls the tremendous curative      We will undoubtedly buy andI dlj  the  Phagocytes,  as  they  are  known   power of these herbs that Is respon-  tribute  in this manner   hundreds 0  BcientifS/-aro   the   policemen   or  sible for the unequalled record of this  thousands of these BO-cent bottles of  the scavengers of the body. splendid   preparation. PsyAch!^"    ,   ,,.._ to  _hnW our entlr.  _m   n   (.. m  nf disease  can   Invade And we do that to show our entir*>  the  Lcly  anywherobS    these   white Think of it    In Psychine we have a COnDdence In this wonderful prepare  ine  uot j   diywiiMu preparation  that  has  been  in  uso  a tioDi  Sr'sirSx/lxoS   or   fn   aufflcieS tVd  of a  century.   That  has cured U������������������A  confldcncP  that  has  been   based  ,.,..,.,;'    fhp.. devour it hundreds of thousands of many kinds on 0U1. lhlrfl o[ a century's experience  testimonials.  Here are the diseases for the treatment of which Psychine is indicated:  sufficient numbers,' then the invading  army of disease germs triumphs and  disease holds tho body.  Any preparation that strengthens  these white corpuscles or> that increases their number, will not only  preserve health, but will build up its  defences so strongly that contagion  or  infection  are impossible.  Herbs have always been great curative agents from time immemorial.  They have been styled nature's own  remedies.  Certain herbs more than others aro  noted for their curative powers.  And it has been found that thoso  herbs that are most effective in maintaining or restoring health, do so by  building up the whito corpuscles or  Phagocytes,  # * *  These herbs aro incorporated in  Psychine.  LaGrippe  Bronchitis  Hemorrhage*  Soro Throat  Anaemia  Fernalo Weakness  Indigestion  Poor Appetito  Chills and Fevers  Sleeplessness and  Nervous Troubles  Bronchial Coughs  Weak Lung*  Weak Voice  Spring Weakness  Early Decline  Catarrhal Atl'ectlont.  Catarrh of Stomach  Night Sweats  Obstinate Coughs  Laryngitis and  Dyspepsia  Aftcr-efTects of Pleurisy, Pneumonia and  La-Grippe.  Now we don't ask you to take our  word for the tremendously beneficial  effect of Psychine. Fill out the  coupon below, mail it to us and we'll  give your druggist an order (for  which we pay him the regular retail  price) for a 50-cent bottle of Psychine  to bo given you freo of cost.  COUPON No. 95  To   the   Dr.  T.   A.   SLOCUM,  Ltd.  193-195  Spadina  Ave.,  Toronto  laccci . your ofl'er lo try a 50c. bottle  of Psychine (pronounced Si-keen) ab  your expense. I have not had a 50o.  bott'o of Psychine under this plan.  Kindly advise ,my druggist to deliver  this bottlo lo me.  My Name     Town   Street and Number..,  My Druggist's Name.  Street and Number,  This coupon is not good for a 50c. bottlo  of Psychino if presented lo tlio druggist)  ���������������������������it must buVent na- w_ will then buy  tho 5')e. bottle of Psychine from your  druggist and direct liim 10 deliver it to  you. This od'er may lie withdrawn an  any time without nolko. Send coupon  to day.  59  f  . _��������������������������� BNDERBY PRESS AND  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  7  The Rapaciousness of Cylinders  (By  Robt.  Bartlett)  IT is a matter of common knowledge  tliat in the early days of motoring  the cost of: fuel was practically a  negligible factor, while that of lubricants Wits almost insignificant. Gasoline Wits cheaper thou than now, it is  true,, but thc principal reason was that  the average motorist spent far more of  his time tinkering with his car to make  it go than lie occupied iu running it.  The motor did not burn up much gasoline because il could not bc induced to  take its food, except at intervals that  frequently were of brief duration. One  hundred miles a day was a feat of  which to boast, and only the most enthusiastic and persistent of the fraternity could point with pride to many century records in those days a decade ago.  AVhat a difference between then and  now!  in the meantime, gasoline has been  advancing constantly in price, and as  tlie supply of crude petroleum continues  to decrease, the cost of lubricating oil  must necessarily rise also, because vegetable oils are not adapted to use in.the  internal-combustion motor.  The motorist who . has progressed  through each of those initiatory stages  of experience represented by the successive possession of onc, two, f.our, and  six-cylinder cars realizes full well that  each additional cylinder in the motor  means a consumption from twenty to  thirty-five per cent, greater for the  same distance travelled. lie knows  from experience that his first car, de-  ��������������������������� spite its diminutive gasoline-tank, did  not,need replenishing over-often, and he  could figure with a reasonable certainty  on doing better than "twenty to the  gallon," while under favorable conditions this was considerably increased,  average mileages of twenty-four to  twenty-six miles being not uncommon,  although those old-time "one-Iuugers"  were burdened with more weight in proportion to their power than are their  successors.  It may havc occasioned him some surprise to find that his next and more ambitious possession, a two-cvlinder car,  managed to get away with more fuel  without 'travelling any farther, but the  difference, although plainly noticeable,  was not so great as to occasion any  qualms ou the score of the increased  fuel bill. Twenty miles then became a  good maximum, that was not often  ! reached, and seldom' exceeded, while  eighteen to nineteen miles was a good  average performance.  "Probably there is not a motorist today, who, after being in the peaceful  enjoyment of a good twc-cylinder car  for some timo, has not set his ambition  on thc ownership of a four-cylinder machine���������������������������"a real automobile with the  engine lip front," as it has sometimes  not. inaptly been termed. Sooner or  ' later the inajoritv uave succumbed to  the fascination and. discarded the two  for thc four. Even though the latest  acquisition were not of. the heavy,  powerful type, the increase in its capacity for fuel consumption was marked.  Fifteen miles to the gallon was now  a liberal allowance, with twelve to thirteen miles nearer thc average daily performance, so that in realizing his ambition to own a "real automobile," as  represented by the steps intervening  betweeu it and-the original one-lunger,  the motorist found that he was paying  twice as much fuel alone to travel a  given distance. The" consumption of  lubricants was doubled also, although it  is difficult to give even aproximate  figures because the appetites of different  motors and cars for. lubricating oils  and .reuse vary quite as much as do  those of their human owners for more  delcetable provender.  There is another step intervening be-  twecjj _this_stageL.of_m_otoring..and_the.  "filTTil-degree otH .ifiafibn, although it is  not represented by an addition to the  number of cylinders. It is the acquisition of a more powerful car of the four-  cylinder type. The 20-2+ gives way to  the 'Jo-50 and the transition is fully as  great, in the matter of consumption, as  from thc two-cylinder to the four-cylinder car. Whereas the smaller four  could get over its twelve to fourteen  miles per gallon up hill and down, its  more powerful, speedier, and ponderous  successor made further inroads into thc  gasoline barrel by reducing the equivalent mileage per gallon t'o what, in the  earlier days, would have been considered  an astouiulingly wasteful return���������������������������ten  miles to the gallon and, in heavy going  or with mucn hill work, not so good as  that,  The little "one-lungers" carried a  fivo-gallou tank whose contents represented more than one hundred miles'  running. The larger two-cylinder' cars  had more space in which to dispose of  this, essential, so tnat the size of. the  tank was not limited by considerations  having no direct bearing on its relation  to consumption, was frequently the case  with its predecessor. Consequently, the  tank usually held ten to twelve gallons,  or double that of the smaller car, and  the mileage on ono filling was also nearly doubled. From this it was but a step  to the eighteen or twenty gallon tank  nf the moderate sized four-cylinder-'ear,  but in this case the increased amount of  fuel carried sufficed only to add a third  to the effective mileage. Further enlargement of the tank was made necessary in the larger, higher-power four-  cylinder cars, and among the models of  forty-five horse-power and upward arc  to be found somo in which the fuel-tank  is capable of holding a whole barrel of  the precious fluid, without, however, increasing their capacity to get around by  even so much-as a fraction over their  smaller prototypes, for the twenty-four,  with its twenty gallons of gasoline and  its average of fifteen miles to the gallon,  is good for three hundred miles, whereas  the  forty-five,  with  thirty-odd  gallons  of fuel and its attainable maximum of  ten miles to the gallon, will more often  than not fall short of the same total.  "Where, then, does the six-cylinder  car or high power and corresponding  wc.ght come iu on the fuel questidn?  One hesitates to think how rapacious  Mie appetite of such a car for .asoline  must be. !It is safe to say that six to  seven miles to thc gallon represents the  average.  In the face of this, the technical  points involved in thc addition of an  extra pair of cylinders, such as uniformity of torque, overlapping of power  impulses, flexibility, and so on, will  not mislead the average motorist who is  desirous of running his car as far as possible on the minimum expense���������������������������in other  words, of getting the maximum number  of passenger miles per gallon out of his  expenditure for gasoline and lubricating  oil.  ENGLISH   WRITERS  ARE  SPEEDY  ENGLISHMEN" say Americans work  too fast. Americans say Englishmen are slow. But when it comes  to writing English authors seem to be  by far the speedier. A writer in the  New iTork Evening Post is led to reflect upon the apparent lcisureliness of  American literary methods. Since Mr.  E. F. Benson electrified the world with  the adventures of "Dodo," some seventeen years ago, he has turned out an  average of two and a quarter novels a  year. His case may be the leading one  among English novelists, says this  writer, but it is by no means highly exceptional. All the younger, successful  men are extremely busy writers. Some  more names are mentioned in proof:  "II. G. Wells, who began publishing  in ]S95, is credited, in the last edition  of 'Who's Who,' with 31 titles; by this  moment, the total is probably 32 or 33,  which gives an annual average almost  as high as Mr. Benson _. Since 1904, G-.  K. Chesterton has turned out a round  dozen volumes, which makes an output  of two volumes a year. Mr. Galsworthy  has come into prominence only during  the last few years, ,but his record for  that time in drama, fiction, and general  criticism is impressive. Mr. Charles  Marriott, a novelist of notable achievement and greater promise, has written  fifteen novels since 1901.   The list could  easily be extended."  -    * .  A comparison with American literary  productivity shows results that count  against this continent.   Tlie Post says:  "Wc may put our two elder writers  aside. Mr. Henry James, in our own  '"Who's Who/ is credited with nearly  45 book ��������������������������� titles for a career of forty  years and more, though it is to be noted  that,his record might have been a much  longer one if he had chosen to maintain  the pace of his earliest years; he published three volumes in 1878, four volumes in 1S79, and three volumes in 18S4.  Mr. Tlowells is credited in 'Who's Who'  with about' 70 titles, but that covers  a literary career of half a century.  We turn to the younger men. Mr.  Robert W. Chambers, tho first man we  probably   think   of   among   our   ready  WHEN HEALTH  IS RUN DOWN  "���������������������������"���������������������������'���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������'���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������'������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������;���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������  ���������������������������  ���������������������������  AKING POWDER  Does not contain Alum  Dysentery corrodes the intestines and  speedily eats away the lining, bringing  about dangerous conditions that may  cause death. Dr. .1. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial clears the intestinal canals  of the germs that cause the inflammation, and by protecting''.the^liniug  from further ravages restores: thein to  healthy condition. Those subject to  dysentery should not be without . this  simple yet powerful remedy.  _ Tonic Such as Dr. Williams'  Pink  Pills  is   Promptly   Needed  When  the health  is  run down from  uiy__canse_-whatever. ..a.-toiuc-i synced _  of   weakness,   poor  breath   after   slight  complete  ed. A feeling  appetite, loss of  exertion, indicates that a  breakdown is near. Sometimes these  troubles are due to overwork or worry,  or again they may be due to tho after  effects of fever or some wasting illness.  But whatever thc cause the trouble  should not be neglected, and for the  purpose of gaining new health and new  strength there is absolutely no better  medicine than-Dr. Williams' Pink-Pills,  which fill the veins with new, rich  blood, which tones and strengthens  every nerve and every organ in the  body. Mrs. Rose A. Smith, Roblin,  Man., says: '' Some years ago I had  a severe attack of typhoid fever. When  I recovered sufficiently to be able to  get about I found that-1, was not able  to gather up my strength. I tried tonic  wines and other medicines, but without  avail. For months I could hardly go up  stairs,: and if I took a walk I was til-  ways obliged to lake a friend with me  to help me homo again. A doctor had  again been called in, but he said I  would grow out of it in time and gave  me more medicine, but instead of gaining I kept getting worse, and was at  last obliged to take to my bed. One  day while lying reading I chanced to  conic across a cure made by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and this decided me  to try them. Before I had taken the  pills long I began to feel a decided improvement and my friends also said I  was beginning to look like my old self  again. From this on the improvement  was steady, but I continued to lake the  Pills for a couple of months, when I  felt that the cure was complete. Several  years have passed since then and as I  have remained in tho best of health I  am warranted in saying that the cure is  permanent, and I freely give this statement for tlio benefit it may bring to  others."  Dr, Williams' Pink Pills are sold by  all medicine dealers or may bc had by  mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes for  $2.50 from The Dr. Williams Medicine  Co,, Brockville, Out.  writers, has written 26 volumes in tho  same time that Mr. Benson has produced nearly 40. Jack London, in whom,  if in anyone, we expect titanic energy  ceaselessly manifesting itself, has 20  volumes since 1900���������������������������a good showing,  but not up to the English record. Mr.  David Graham Phillips has done 17  volumes since 1901. - Mr. Robert Her-  rick has done 13 volumes in fifteen  years, but in Mr. Ilerriek's case it is  only fair to recall that he works at his  trade in addition to writing books. Mr.  Winston Churchill makes it a rule to  give two years to a book. Since 1S9S  he has produced seven volumes.  "Here is one field, therefore, in which  the speed of life in New World has not  increased over that in the Old. And it  might also be shown that in this field  the pace of modern life has not increased over that of 50, J00 or 200 years  ago. What we have said of contemporary English writers will more than hold  good for France, whose men of letters,  in their prodigious industriousness, entirely belie the Capuan reputation of  present-day Paris. Not only in fiction,  but in the fields of criticism and  scholarship, the Frenchmen of today  are true to the tradition of Voltaire  and his hundreds of volumes, of Diderot,  and of Sainte-Beuve. The classic English novelists are less copious, but a  Dickens novel every'two'years meant  three or four ��������������������������� novels of' present-day  length. Thackeray, Reade, TrolJope,  tilled an amount of shelf-space which it  would take many scores of our modern  thin-chested - novels to cover. That  their successors are courageously trying  to, is indicated by the figures we have  cited."  Thc Evening Post finds two reasons  for the lower literary productivity of  America:  "One.reason is thc much closer .connection between literature and journalism in Europe; and-the other reason is  the much smaller financial,reward that  attends upon literary success in Europe.  Men  like  Mr.   Chesterton,  Mr.   Belloc,  Mr.   Galsworthy,   Mr.   Max  Beerbohm,  are  journalists  as  well  as   writers  of  original  volumes,  and  they are in  the  habit  of  republishing their  newspaper  work iii book form.    In France, this is  even more thc practice.   Political chron-  iqucs,   literary   and   dramatic   reviews,  causeries and feuilletons of all kinds arc  regularly put into book form among a  nation  whose  books  are  inexpensively  published   in  paper  covers,  and  whose  publishers   call   a   thousand   copies   an  edition.    By, such means the journalist  author in England and France adds appreciably to his list of book titles.   Wc  need  only  recall  how almost unknown  the practice  is  in  this country  to  see  what an_a^rlya_ntagc_tjic_fj)rcjgncr._has.  "Tt-fsrST course," a legitimate advantage.  Tf  a  writer  of  bonks  is  at  the  same  time a newspaper man, it is fair that  the time taken from  his books should  show in the total.   With us. again, book  writing and newspaper writing do  not  go hand in hand.    Even moderate success  in   the former  field  leads  usually  to thc abandonment of the latter.  "As to our second reason, it is almost  self-evident. fi. Mr. Chambers derives  twenty.times the profit, from one of-his  novels tliat Mr. Benson does, it stands  to reason that in the long run he will  be under the necessity of writing fewer  books than Mr. Benson."  Temporary Heat Quickly  Did you ever stop to think of the many ways in which a  perfect oil heater is of value ? If you want to sleep with your window open in winter, you can get sufficient heat from an oil heater  while you undress at night, and then turn it off.   Apply a match  in the morning, when you get out of  bed, and you have heat while you dress.  Those who have to eat an early  breakfast before the stove is radiating  heat can get immediate warmth from  an oil heater, and then turn it off.  The girl who practices on the piano  in a cold room in the morning can  have warmth from an oil heater while ���������������������������  she plays, and then turn it off.  The member of the family who  has to walk the floor on a cold winter's night with a restless baby can get  temporary heat with an oil heater, and  then turn it off.   The  ^KFECTIO'  IMOKELES9  Absolutely smokeless and odorless  Is Invaluable in its capacity of quickly giving heat. Apply a match and it is Immediately at work. It will burn for nine hours without refilling. It is safe,  smokeless and odorless. It has a damper top and a cool handle. An indicator  always shows the amount of oil in the font.  It has an automatic-locking flame spreader which prevents the  wick from being turned high enough to smoke, and is easy to remove and drop  back so that the wick can be cleaned in an instant.  The burner body or gallery cannot become wedged, and can be quickly  unscrewed for rewicking. Finished in japan or nickel, strong, durable, well*  made, built for service, and yet light and ornamental.  ' Dealers Everywhere.   If rot at yours, write fir descriptive circular  io the nearest agency of tke  The Imperial Oil Company*  Limited.  FOR THAT NEW HOUSE  Sackett Plaster Board  The Empire Brands of Wall Plaster  MAN-FAOT-RED ONLY BY  The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Limited  wmnpio, mak.  T'  IN  PLAIlv ENGLISH  1IKRK is u publication at St. Paul,  called the Docket, Mint deserves  a .rent deal of praise. It print,  the interesting and important court decisions of the country, and prints them  so that an ordinary citizen can read  them with enjoyment and understanding, ft even goes so far as to indulge-  in a little humor now and then, when  the occasion seems to demand it. In  this conoction the Emporia Gazette  says:  "The Puzzle Editor of the Gazette  often wondered why court decisions arr-  made so obscure that none but a lawyer  can make head or tail of them. The  Telegraph Editor always is in great  distress when a lot of Supreme Court decisions .appear in the despatches, for ho  has to write heads for them, and never  can make out whether the court decided  A Household Medicine.���������������������������They that  aro 'acquainted with the sterling properties of Dr. Thomas Eclectric Oil in  tin treatment of many ailments would  not be without it in tho house. It is  truly a household medicino and as it is  effective in dealing with many ordinary  complaints it is cheaper than a doctor.  So. keep it at hand, as the call for it  may come most unexpectedly.  for or against the plaintiff. This Docket  publication shows that it is possible  to write up decisions in "such a way  that a child would know what the court  is driving at.  There is no excuse for obscurity in  court decisions, in poetry, in doctors''  prescriptions, or in any other documents.  The purpose of language is to make  on_e____m_ea n i n g__<_l ea i_,__no L_to__coiicea Lit.=  MR.  DOOLEY  SAYS  OP DIVORCE: "Th' trouble about  divorce is it always lets out iv th:  bad bargain th' wan that made it  bad," and, asks: "Was there iver a  friendship that was annything more  thin a kind av suspension-bridge between quarrels?"  .Finally, on this.subject, "I think,!',  said Mr.' Dooley to his friend Ilinnissy,  "if people wanted to bo divorced, I'd  let thim, but I'd give tli* parents into  th' custody iv the childher. They'd  lam thim to behave."   -  As to woman suffrage, says Mr. Dooley: "A baby is a good substichoot f'r  aballot, nn'" th' hand that rocks tlr'  cradle sildoin has time for anny other  luxuries.."  To Ilinnissy's ordinary female relations,"All that ��������������������������� Miction day means is  th'  old  man  goin'. off in  th'  with a  light step an' fire 'in  inornin  his eye.  an' coining home too nite at night with  a dent in his hat."  ____J-I.ancy___jna__ket__upsets=are^thus^sum������������������=  med up: "Panics arc th' result iv too  many people havin' money"; and, turning to the labor market, it occurs to Mr.  Dooley that "A sthrike is a wurrukin'  man'., vacation."  Mr. Dooley on things spiritual: "My  aunt seen a ghost wanst," said Mr.  Ilinnissy. "Ivorybody's aunt has seen  a ghost," said Mr. Dooley.  A good deal of the new Dooley book  is about  .-.nicrican  things, but at the.  very end (here is a daring joko about  golf.  a  game  is golnf?"  Whv do thev call it  "What  kind  iv  asked Ilinnissy.   "  rile nh'.ancient."  "I don't know," said Mr. Dooley,  "onless it is because th' President iv  th' United States has just took it up."  Worms feed upon the vitality of children and endanger their lives. A simple  and ell'ective cure is Mother Graves'  Worm   ....terminator.  O.  59 o  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday,   December 15, 1910  fSSsgSSZEztS-SSiSSS  _S''.W_*Y'-^_^-_5  ^:^^_MS'  LS.Q1CS  Will be delighted with our  Christmas Art Squares, Rugs  and Carpets; also the many  beautiful fancy Set and Single Pieces of Furniture.  Could you find anything  nicer for a present?  W.  T. HOLTBY  Furniture Dealer and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.       ENDERBY  Comment and Affirmation  PROFESSIONAL  G.  L. WILLIAMS  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor  Bell Block       Enderby, B.C.  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon, 11 to 12  Afternoon, 4 to 5  Evenin.   7 to 8  Sunday, by appointment  Office: Cor. Cliff und GeorReSts. ENDERBY  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Co-nveyaneer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block. Enderby,B.C.  o    SECRET SOCIETIES  FRED. H. BARNES  W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular moetin_i first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at S p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  J. C. METCALF  Secretary  ..I. 0.0. F.  ___. __������������������_'   Eureka Lodge, No. ������������������0  Meets every Tuesday evenini. at S o'clock, in I. O.  O. F. hall, Metcalf block. Visiting- brothers always welcome. J. A. McMorland, N. G., A.  Reeves. Sec'y, E. J. Mack, Treas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.'  Meets every Monday evening:  in K. of P. Hall. Visitors cordially invited to attend.  J, N. GRANT,, C.C.  C. E.STRICKLAND. K.R.S.  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  K.of P. Hall is thc only hall in Enderby suitable  for public entertainment . For rates, etc, apply  to- R. F. JOHNSTONE. M. E.. Enderby  ___LN__EI-LE=^GH.URCH.ES.  pHURCH OF ENGLAND. St. Goornc'H Church.  ^ Enderby���������������������������Service every Sunday 8a.m., 11 a.m.  and 7.30 p.m. LATE celebration of Holy Communion 1st Sunday in month at 11 u.m. Sunday  School at 10 a.m. N. Enderby Service at I).15 p.  m.. 2nd Sunday in month. Hullcar���������������������������Service at,'_  P.m. 4th Sunday in month. Mara���������������������������Service at 11 p.  m. 1st and :!rd Sundays in month. Rcmilar meeting of St. George's Guild last Friday in month at  3 p.m. in St: Geori.c's Hall. Rev. John Lcech-  Porter. Vicar.   ���������������������������JV/TETHODIST CHURCH���������������������������Service. Sunday 7:Ii0  -LVJ- p.m. Junior Ep worth League. Tuesdays p.  in, Prayer Mootin., Thursday S p. m. Sunday  School, 2:,.f. p. m.  C. F. CONNOR. Pastor.  HE fact that    Premier McBride  is forty    years    old to-day is  nothing.     The fact that Premier McBride was born within the high  walls of    the    penitentiary   at    New  Westminster,    while    his    father  was  governor of Lhat institution, is nothing.   But the fact that Hon. Richard  McBride,   at   40,    is   Premier of the  greatest provonce in thc greatest dominion   under     the    British    flag, is  something of    which    we nil may bc  proud.    ,And the n?an who feels that  he  cannot   drop    his    politics    long  enough to share in that pride, is to  be    pitied.        Premier    McBride   has  made a record that British Columbia  is pleased   with.     He    has not only  contributed largely to the making of  our present prosperity, but in so doing, has made for himself a fame that  is reaching into Dominion affairs, and  it will not be   a   surprise to anyone  when the call. shall come for him to  take up the larger   work of building  an Empire.  ooo  IT would be wise for the apple  growers of the non-irrigating  districts to organize for the purpose  of better handling their product. It  seems to be pretty well conceded now  that the fruit from the non-irrigated  orchards of the Northern Okanagan  "stands up" better then the irrigated  fruit. At the same time, it was  proved at the Vancouver apple show  that the irrigated fruit had the best  of it over the non-irrigated fruit in  size, and, perhaps, color. The advantage was not great, but sufficient  to carry ofi the prizes. Such being  the case, would it not be wise for the  non-irrigated fruit to be held off the  market until the irrigated fruit is out  of the way? The non-irrigated fruit,  as good in every way, and better in  flavor and firmness, could then be  brought forth as fresh as when picked  from the trees, and it would be put  on a ready market at better prices  than it would command -with the  market loaded. This is a matter of  particular importance to the West  Kootenay district as well as the Northern Okanagan.  ooo  IN the Presbyterian    church    last  Sunday,     morning,      Rev.    Mr.  Campbell expressed a profound truth  when he said that as Christians grasp  the fuller knowledge ancl  recognition  of the Church    universal���������������������������the Church  of Christ as it    exists and ever has  existed    among    men���������������������������regardless    of  edifice, sect    or   creed,���������������������������thc finger of  criticism now   pointed at the church  of men by the   world,  would quickly  be    withdrawn.    There    is  a  Church  among men which the church of men  is not prepared   to   recognize, where  absolute harmony    reigns,  and there  is an   understanding   which   all   the  power of   creed,   sect, priest and tbe  devil cannot   shake,   ancl where men  live and let   live   their best without  any bosses or bossing.  T T would seem  -*���������������������������    have to see to  that Enderby will  it that her name  is on the map. In the cable from  London last week reporting the prizes  won,at the Royal Horticultural Show  by the British Columbia exhibit of  apples, thc name of Mr, Geo. R.  Lawes appeared as winner of the silver Banksian medal, as "Geo. H.  Laws,, British Columbia, apples." At  the same time all the other sections  represented by the exhibitors winning  j prizes were named, while Mr. Lawes  j was designated as from "British Columbia." We wonder who has a hold  on that string ?  ���������������������������-��������������������������� ������������������-���������������������������-,��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������  ���������������������������  ���������������������������  ���������������������������'���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������  WHO'S TO BLAME?  The benighted individual who  thinks that he    cannot find a  religious thought in this paper  may possibly have    himself to  blame.    The soul of a religious  person reflects the natural world.  We have known   those who did  not possess sufficient beauty in  their imaginations to speckle the  wing    of    a    moth, nor  music  sufficient to drown the buzz of a  fly.   But to thoughtful,  intelligent people there is an apostle  preaching in every river wave  and cloud bank.    Such a person  sees death descending on a falling leaf and a resurrection foretold in every bud.    The trouble  with a great many is that they  will   not think.   As Ruskin once  remarked,  "they    want Q every  thing prepared for them so that  all they have to do is to swallow  it.''���������������������������Hartney Star.  THAT AWFUL EDITOR  Only editors know ������������������of the unspeakable egotism of some people. Experienced publishers are  not surprised at the vanity that  makes the silly woman beleive  she is the one described with a  broken-ribbed umbrella; editors  have often observed the conceit  of the man who imagines that  his fob is the one that attracts  editorial notice. When a publisher writes he does not think of  individuals; he writes for a  thousand. To him it makes no  difference whether the calf skin  covers a prayer-book, a.camera,  or a dude; he cares not whether  the day is  Sunday or Saturday,  "DRESPYTERIAN CHURCH-Sunday  ���������������������������*- 2:.'. p.m.; Church service, 11 a. rn  People's meeting, Wednesday. 8 p.m.  IJ. CAMPBELL. Pnstor  School,  Yiiuiik  Ma.  strut)1.  SMALL DEBTS COURT  liirilfi}. by iappointment n  woman.   Police   and   Stipendiary  OlTS every Saturday, by appointment at    p.m  "     _rnhi.ni   Ro.*  POST OFFICE  HOURS���������������������������8 a. m. to 0:30p. m.; mailN close, nouth  bound. 10:00 a.m.: nnrtliliound. 4:00p.m.  Cooking Stoves  Coal and Wood  Heaters  Ranges, Etc.  I have added a standard line  of these goods and am prepared to quote you prices.  Wm. H. Hutchison  ENDERBY  Having purchased the Business and Stock of  Furniture and House Furnishings of W. T..  HOLTBY, we are in a position to give you  Special Values in these lines. Call and see our  M TM Sal.  Commencing  Saturday, Dec. 17th, until Mist, 1911  At Holtby _ Old Stand  <>H>4<>KHf c-4H_f-+_~fc-4^        o--f_~f_^H_~f_*>_>4<H>_>-f^  *    Full Line of Christmas Groceries  and Fancy Confectionery  ?  i  r  ��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� **-*-* ***********  ^<_.<_<_������������������_._^<_*<_*<_<.. ������������������������������������^������������������(_4_.<^_������������������_e_*<_������������������_������������������_$.  POLSON MERCANTILE CO.  Quantities of them:  Almonds  Walnuts  Filberts  Brazils  Peanuts  Pecans  Per pound  (QUALITY EXCELLENT)  Walter   Robinson  CASH GROCER  Cut Glass is the  Delight of ALL  Especially at the joj^ous  Xmas tide. We are also  showing beautiful patterns of Pierce Brass to  be worked up into pretty  things for the home.  A. REEVES  Drug-gist & Stationer  Clifl'St. Enderby  REAL ESTATE IN THE NORTHERN  OKANAGAN  Offers the best bargains to be had in the Province for all  purposes of Agriculture.   Irrigation unnecessary.  Special Bargains this Week  We will have  on cut for the  Christmas Trad.  Also Poultry, Fish and Sealshipt  Oysters.    Order early.  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  260 Acres Land���������������������������4 miles from Bnderby;' -35 acres have been seeded to alfalfa.     Price,   .25 per acre; $2,000 down, balance on terms.  160 Acre-. Land���������������������������With large finished house, good stables and outhouses; 13  acres cleared; 3 seeded in clover; 130 bearing trees, 84 coming on; two  good streams of water. An excellent bargain for $ 6,500; half cash,  balance with interest in one year.     Ideal fruit land.  90 Acres Land���������������������������1-J- miles from Enderby; level land; excellent for general  farm purposes." Will sell ih 20-acre blocks." Price, $75 per acre; one  third down, balance on terms.    A good bargain.     Large river front.  50 Acres Land���������������������������25 acres bottom land, balance bench land; good 5-roomed  house, stable and outhouses; 22 acres cleared and in hay. Price,  $4,200; on terms.  CARLIN ORCHARD LANDS���������������������������Map and plans, with prices, can be seen at  this office. These lands offer splendid inducements to parties desiring small acreage near station.  IS one- and two-acre blocks of City property i. residential portion. On  good terms.  H. W. HARVEY  Real Estate and Insuranco A Kent  Afjrcnt for The National Fire Insurance Co., of Hartford;   The Nova Scotia Fire Insurance Co.,   The  ' London Guarantee and Accident Co.,  Ltd.  ENDERBY  GRINDROD  John S. Johnstone  Contractor and Builder, Enderby  It was Judas that found fault with  the woman for pouring ointment on  the Savior's feet, and it will be only  a Judas who will kick at the putting  of gravel on our streets after this  terrible    season   of   mud and muck.  R. D. COOK  ENDERBY, B. C.  Electrical    and    Gasoline  Engineer  Electrical Wiring: and Repair Work. Bicycle and  Motor Launch Supplies.       Electric Bolls and  JFixtur������������������5.      All work guaranteed.

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