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 s  1  n ^^  ^  *  (s'-  11  I'  r ���������������������������'  if  FK-  lit:  Ji?  f-  !</.  I  ft8 uWHEp/THERE   ARE   NO (WINTER   WINDS,   AJ^D   SNOW . DRIFTS   ARE   UNKNOWN   EXCEPT   IN   MEMORY  Enderby, B. C,  February 15, 1912  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY,  . Vol. 4; No. 5); Whole No. 207  News of the Town  ol Interest  Attorney Banton contemplates removing to Vancouver about April 1st  Mrs. W. G. Pearson will receive on  the 1st ancl Zfi Tuesdays instead of  Fridays as heretofore.  Born���������������������������At the Enderby Cottage Hospital, Jan. 31st, to Mr. and Mrs. F.  Jf Turner, a daughter.   '-  In the last game of curling played  on the local rink, Prince.'s pure-breds  devoured the Dill pickles.  Don't forget "The Spinsters' Return" a������������������ the Opera House on MONDAY,* FEBRUARY NINETEENTH AT  EIGHT P. M.  The sale of useful articles by the  La'dics' Aid of thc Methodist church,  held yesterday afternoon and evening,  was' a great success.  ..Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wells and family  brother-in-law   of   Mr.   J.   Monk, re-  ,   " cently "from" the   Old Country,  have  -". " taken" up"~tiicir-"residence" at-Grindrod."  ���������������������������' ..   A general   poultry-meeting"will-.be  , 7'-held inv_the City Hall on Saturday at  ��������������������������� . 2 p.m.; for the election of officers ancl  _ __ other business   in    connection there-  '   ' with.    "-".,.' _  Mrs. Hilton begs to announce that  the teas on,Saturday afternoons given at her house under the auspices of  the W. A. will be discontinued-after  Satiirday next.' ��������������������������� ~  There will be an executive meeting  - of   the    Horticultural     Society     on  Thursday (to-day) afternoon at 4, to  , discuss prize list and entries for the  approaching show.  -_ Robt: Forster is on a short visit to  his Olyl Country home.. Mr. Forster  has announced that he will return to  Enderby shortly, and that he will be  accompanied by his bride.  Mayor Ruttan will receive in a few  days two of the new self-starting  Hudson automobiles, for demonstra-  =^tion^purposcsf==^Mrf=Ruttan^ha~s-the"  agency for this and other machines,  and hopes to establish in Enderby a  business in automobiles to accommodate all purchasers.  Mr. W. Allan Dobson accompanied  by Mr. J. Haynes, of New York, arrived in Eivderby' Tuesday morning  from, London, Eng.   Mr. Dobson has   financial-interests in this section-that  hc is looking in to, and 'will return  to London in March or April, after a  visit to thc const cities accompanied  hy Mr, Haynes  A meeting of thc Executive of the  Enderby Conservative Association  was held this week, and letters wcre-  scnt to Ottawa urging the necessity  of repairs to thc cribbing on the river  bank, also asking the Department to  make a grant for the erection of an  armory for the local B. C. Horse on  a site given for the purpose by F. H.  Barnes just west of the Recreation  ground.  Grant & Folkard, who are constructing the Trinity -Valley bridge  under the supervision of F. H.  Barnes, are now at work on the last  span, and it is expected the work will  be finished in about a month's time.  Road Foreman Baxter did an excellent piece of road building on the  short piece fnom the Mabel Lake road  to the 'bridge site, and as soon as  work can be commenced in the spring  it is believed the Government will  set him to work on the road from the  bridge into Trinity Valley.  and District  to Enderby Readers  Some specially attractive show  cards advertising the "Spinsters Return" arc on exhibition, from the  brush of Mr. and Mrs. Marris. The  characters pictured in colors are of,  the finest and the whole work most  artistic.  Fred Moore carried off the prize.  oiicrcd 'by Manager Sawyer in the  local photo-plate competition, . the  pictures in which he has been throwing on the canvass at the picture-  play performances at the Opera House  for several weeks. Mr. Moore won  in his detail and finish.' ,  r t_  Manager Sawyer has succeeded in  getting another fine attraction for  the Opera House. The distinguished  English comedian, Mr. C. James Bancroft will appear here this (Thursday)  evening in that greatest of all comedies "The Private Secretary." Mr.,  Bancroft .will 'appear as the Rev.  Robert Spalding, a character he' has  played 2000 times,in" England. -He is"  well supported,' having with, him the'  same artists who have appeared with  him in all his Canadian engagements.,  "?   y-' -  We desire to' call attention to the  new serial story to open in the next  number of the Press. -"One Way Out'  is the title- of the story, and of it  Edwin L. Shuman,- in the. Chicago  Record-Herald, ' says: "It is a real  story; it 'reads true' from start 'to  finish, and it is original and absorbing throughout. The tale grips like  a vise and charms like a pleasing romance." The story "Happy Hawkins," finishing in this issue.has given  utmost satisfaction, if we are to  judge by the favorable comment of  our readers, but we believe the new  story will be of even more interest.  Thc opening chapters will appear in  the next issue.  JHWO^CURS^EOR^ENDERBYL  The bonspiel at Vernon last week  was finished in water. The last few  days the. ice softened until it was impossible for most of the players to  get their stones ������������������over the "hog" if  they did not "turn" them and start  them ofl with a "wabble." There  was therefore not the usual 'good  playing; Dill's rink", went ~"up"~in  three of the finals) and won out in  two, bringing home the magnificent  grand challenge cup and the Henderson. These have been on exhibition  at Reeves', drug store this week and  have attracted much attention.  Dill's rink played 14 games and lost  3 out of the total. Their lowest  score on the winning side was 10 ancl  from that they ran as high As 18. In  the summing up, their total score  was 173 to their opponents' 103. They  were beaten by Smith, 10-9, by Jackson, 12-3, ancl by Mclntyrc, 10-6; and  then they turned around an'd beat  Forrester 15-7; Little (10th end) 16-5;  Forrester 15-7; Lang 15-12; Forrester  (10th end) 18-3; Jackson 14-10; MacDonald 12-3; Jackson (8th end) 11-1;  Beavis (10th end) 12-4; MacDonald  (for the Grand Challenge) 18-10; and  Mclntyre (for the Henderson) 10-9.  SUCCESSFUL '"MASQUERADE  The ladies of the Hospital Auxiliary" are to be congratulated on the  success of the masquerade ball given  by them on Tuesday evening in the  Opera House. Financially the affair  turned out well, something over $135  being taken in, and from a point of  enjoyment by those participating, it  could not have been a greater success. The costuming was very clever  ancl many characters assumed by the  maskers were deserving of prizes.  7,The hall decorations were .most appropriate for _the occasion, and' added much to the charm of the ball  room when the dancers were on the  floor. '-    , \      /  The following prizes were awarded:  Ladies' first prize -awarded to "Bridge  Whist," assumed, by Mrs. Walker, a  brass jardinicr donated by A. Reeves;  ladies'.-second prize, "The Witch,"  assumed by Miss- G.- Greyell, a case  of scissors donated by the Okanagan  Lumber Co.; gentleman's first prize,  "The,, Courtier,-"- assumed; by... G; L.  Clute, a set of." military brushes dor  nated by-thc Enderby Trading- Co.;  gentleman's jsecori'd prize,, "The-Cow  Boy," assumed tJy^ Harold Moffet, a  fancy pipe_ donatod-liy Dr:' Keith. ,"-'  The judges were: Mesdames. ..-Hilton  and Taylor, and Messrs. .Chapman,  Harvey and- Murphy. -Special mention is made of the costume of the  Elizabethian period and ."Canada."  The ladies of the Hospital Auxiliary wish to ^thank all those who so  kindly assisted in the arrangements  for "the dance. "The generosity and  good will shown'by rthe people of Enderby helped to - make the event the  success it was, and this is sincerely  appreciated by the ladies'in charge.  First Business Meeting of New ������������������  City Council���������������������������Estimates Read  ���������������������������ICE RACES AT VERNON  For Sale���������������������������About 30 tons oat and  wheat hay; also 20 tons timothy, $10  per ton.     Albert Hayhairst, Deep Ck,  We have over 800 patterns, and all  the latest styles in our made-to-measure clothing.   J.W.Evans & Son.  P. H. Murphy's filly won second  money in the 3-miriute class at the  Vernon ice races last week, and first  money_in_the_colt-race The-iccwas.  soft and the track heavy. Geo. R.  Sharpe's Pedro was also a winner in  two of the races.  In the 3-minute pace, "Minulo Iris  K., owned by Mr. Coventry, Vernon,  won 1st; Sally Hal, owned by Mr.  Murphy, 2nd; Mac Bush, owned by  Mr. Cable, Vernon, 3rd."  In thc 2.27 class, R.A.C., owned by  Mr." Copclarid^-KeliO'wha," won" 1st;  Lilly, owned by Dr. Williams, Vernon,  2nd; Pedro, owned by Mr. Sharpe,3rd.  On thc second clay in thc free for all  H.M.C., owned by Mr. Ireland, Penticton, won 1st; Pedro, 2nd; Bessie R.  owned by Mr. Oopeland, 3rd. Pedro  won 1st heat.  Gentleman's Drivers: Sura Jr.,  owned by Mr. Cameron, Kelowna,won  1st; Negget, owned by Harry Birme,  2nd.  Colt Race: Sally Hal won 1st; Nugget, 2nd; Cable's Colt, owned by Mr.  Cable, 3rdf  The first - meeting of the new City  Council was held on Monday night,  present, Mayor Ruttan, Aid. Blanchard, Aid. Keith, Aid. Peel, Aid.  Barnes, Aid. Johnson.  A communication from the Provincial Secretary notified the Council of  the'appointment ,of F. H. Barnes and  S. Teece, license commissioners, and  H. E; Blanchard^* and R. R. Gibbs,  police commissioners. " "  A letter, froni;thc Ladies' Hospital  Auxiliary asked free water for the  Cottage Hospital. After some discussion it was decidedxto notify both  hospitals ��������������������������� that the .regular charge  for water would be made in order to  place the-waterworks on a business  basis "' It was intimated that a donation would be'made by the City to  cover the annual.water rate.' -      _,*���������������������������  A similar   motion -was passed'relating, to the,water service to,all "'the  churches, each '-church being required  to pay for the.service the same as a"  private family.7   ���������������������������" _\   -   ���������������������������   -        ry/  - It was pointed "'out that the "waterworks     should7 receive/ revenue   for.  all*.water used, .noVmatter by"'whom,"  in .order to place it upon a fair basis  with "the other departments.;"'    -  ..The    following ~~ were  "appointed-to  act on the Court   of Revision, to be  held on March   4th:   Mayor Ruttan,  Aldermen   Keith,    Barnes,   Peel and  Johnson.     .    -  ,-Local Improvement- By-laws"No. 6  and 7, for the issuance of debentures  to cover the additional cost of 'the  work done last year'in excess, of the  "estimated-cost then ,voted, amounting to $2,800, were passed two readings.    ' -      "    " ���������������������������      ".."���������������������������.  The Finance Committee recommended the payment, of the' following  sums of money:  Bank    of   Montreal,    int.     on  coupons  $ 150.00  be placed on .Russell -street' between'-  Sicamous and George streets, and- on 4  Evergreen   avenue,   near Mr.  Faulkner's home.    . ���������������������������    .   7   - /";  The following estimates of receipts, ���������������������������  and    disbursements    for the ensuing. ":  year were read:  r . i . '  Revenue: ,        -        ,   ���������������������������    .    '���������������������������  Cash balance i'or year 1912  "    57 95".  Premium on   debentures      ,. -726 00,  Repayable from Local Improve- -    -,    w        _  ���������������������������n en t account.; -,   ~*  _-    *-191 OS-  Real Estate Taxes:                    --'-* "'.    ,    -  General City levy on assessment  of :.440,000,'estimated at 12 mis 5,280  Extra municipal school district  - $150,000, estimated at .5 mills    750  Less rebates ,  6,030  500  i 00,-"   -���������������������������  CO  ''-  00' '  .00 '   =  ��������������������������������������������� Add arrears .  5,530  944  00  30  Waterworks System:  Water rates...".   Arrears   6,".17<1 30 * 7,  3,500 00  ' '183 10  ".- Jy  './-i/j/\  ....... fy. ���������������������������*��������������������������� I  Trade licenses ~,  Police Department:  Fines and fees:A...  Road-tax '.'.-...  Dog-tax..-:...".;.1:-...  Schools:    , ". f-  Government"grant..  Sundries .' '.  Expenditures:'-1'. *        -'' '_���������������������������, , _*.".,  Interest on debenture debt: f'V;  ,-  " *"  Loan No. 1....V.'."....."-...'..'.v...  Loan No. Z\:..-.'..'..:': ; ..  '  Loan No. 4 :   Loan No. 5   Loan No. 6..' __������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������,   '-    Loan No. 7: '.."."....' .".  (No. 7 charitable to Loc. Imps)  :73,GS3,10":->-.'_'J_;S1  7- i,ioo;oo^:';*..b7Zr||  \ 7-7350 bVf^T^ i  ���������������������������   - lc-o-.ootryyijti  , :..*> vw^,;:i7>  ;;'.21S25l00^'^""''  ., ;'.42J,C05.'  ���������������������������-''$ 16,200; oo';  ^"7-900;ob"J*v7;"->,'r:  THE MISSES   JAMESON  PRIVATE SCHOOL  Boarding and Day School for Children from 4 to 10 years old. Further information can beNobtained by  writing to������������������������������������������������������  THE MISSES  JAMESON,   Salmon Arm, B. C.  ��������������������������� For Sale���������������������������A good heating stove and  one large parlor kerosene lamp. Apply B, The Walker Press.  What about that new Spring suit?  Let us take your measure while you  can get your choice. J. W. Evans &  Son.  "Union BankTllittb       90.00  E. Sparrow, wages        3.15  Tom Robinson,  wages        3.45  R. N. Bailey, trav. exp       14.75  Bank ,of Montreal,coupon int.    125.00  Union Bank, ditto     225.00  Bank Montreal, demand nts, 18,400.00  School Trustees order No. 1...   500.00  J. E. Lofts, wages        2.40  -T.-Kneal,-wages- ; t.-. 3.00  Kamloops gaol, pris'nr keep...     38.50  A. Reeves      11.45  A. Fulton        1.25  Enderby Trading Co      14.G5  The Walker Press, ndv.&ptg...     09.95  Wm. H. Cullin, B.C.Gazettc...      9.00  Okanagan Tel. Co  .'.'       8.00  Jas. R. Linton  92  A. Fulton         4.45  Dom. Pipe Co      80.70  A. Fulton         1.G5  W. H. Hutchison ..,       4.00  Robt. Bailey  ;       3.90  R. N. Bailey, salary       65.00  The Walker Press, debent. ptg  ancl stationery     14G.50  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co., Its     GO.76  G. Rosoman, cash disb      24.05  G. Rosoman, clerk salary    100.00  G. Rosoman, magistrate sal...     25.00  It was decided to call for tenders  for hauling 1000 yards of sand to a  point just east of the bridge, said  tenders to be opened Thursday noon,  and a special meeting of the Council  will be held Thursday afternoon to  open the bids.  Aid. Johnson, chairman of the  light committee, asked for a light to  Sinking Fund:'"''  -"    Loan No. 1.  Loan No. 2..  .   Loan No..4..  Loan No.' 5..  Loan No. 6   ��������������������������� Loan No. S...  Local Improvements:  (Int; and Sinking Fund)  Loan No. 1 ;  ���������������������������  Loan No. 2....'.".."   Loan No. 3   Loan No. 4   Loan No. 5   L������������������an No. 6   Loin No.' 7...-.   ,-.' 250 00", ;-v  120 00*     \  -'","150 00,1.-.-j  '" "300'OO.u. ', .  -'   - 120 00   '" ���������������������������  -,1^840 00 7   ,  320 9"i . -v v  -   416 45- .'-  366 58.  ���������������������������      208 32 7     _  '167 91,; ':  67,16-  '���������������������������  _  _7 1,347 36-7   >.  174 SO    --  99 47 --  _-25 45 J  1129 ���������������������������"  ��������������������������� 390 81" r  32 69    -  13109     .  y&t  - ���������������������������'. i  "*'/.  Board of School Trustees .'   Police Department:  Magistrate .'   Constable, part salary   . Transportation of prisoners, &c...  865 63  5,750 00 ,  300 00  SCO 00  ' 2C0 CO  City Hall:  Maintenance.  Furnishings.,  SOO 00  200 00  1C0 00  300 00  Stationery nnd printing         250 00  Ansessment         15o oo  Elcctiwi '  Co oo  Clerk        I,2oo oo  Street litfhtinjf  4oo oo  Sundry charges  15ooo  Board of Works.   Road and sidewalk  maintcnunoe, & Rec. Gd      ,1,00000  Water nnd l'lh'e_protcction,*.,_,L._, ,y... -InoofL  Advertising" .". Z.7Z..."..". .7.."...".".".      " Goo od  Contingencies      l,2oooo  *   $lC,2oo oo  INSTALLING PUMPING PLANT  The Okanagan Saw Mills, Ltd., formerly the A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.,  is installing a powerful pumping  plant to supply all the needs of thc  mills and lumber yards except for  drinking purposes. The excavating  for the large pump is now being done  and soon the foundation will be laid.  It is Manager Stevens' intention to  make connection with the city main  so as to render such assistance as is  possible in case of Are, and the City  will reciprocate in case of fire at the  mill. Thc water supply for the C.P.  R. tank is furnished through the pipe  which has hitherto supplied the mill.  Lost���������������������������On Friday, Jan. 26th, a bay  mare, weighing about 1000; half cars  frozen off whon a colt, branded H2 .on  right hip; also a brown colt with  white face, two-years old in June;  heavy for age. ?20 reward for information leading to their recovery. Address Mack's Livery Stables.  You   can   get   Hobberlin made-to-,  measure clothing at J..W.Evans & Son m  ENDERBY- PRESS  AND  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  Bv ROBERT ALEXANDER WASON  Copyright-, 1000]  [By Small. Maynard & Company, Inc.  :h-  in  with  Lie "had  11  whip;  tlu;   face  ot Mood swept up to his hair, an  K- tt    lii in   ghastly   white   agum  CHAPTER   XXyiEL���������������������������(Continued)  The Day of the Wedding   -  Silver   looked    as   thou  struck   litiit  tlie 1  then  while .she put lie!* hand on the ol'  man's shoulder an' looked like an  oaglu proteetin' her brood. I looked  around I'or Hawthorn, who had become  entirely forgotten. Uee! how I envied  him his I'hanee just then; but there he  stocm, lookin' like a white rabbit bein'  tried i'or murder. The girl looked at  him too, gave him one scornt'ul look;  then she looked back at Silver, stand-  in' all alone like the statue of a king:  an' then she looked at inc. "Happy,"  she sez, "you never failed mc  Clear this room���������������������������clear  but  just  ourselves."  '' Clear  the  room,  friends, this is the time to step lively  "You   can   go   into, the   store-room  dance if you want to,  has boen postponed."  They filed out in good order, all except Diek. Friar Tuck, au' Hawthorn.  Hawthorn'stood leanin' again the wall,  lookin' at Dick as though he was seein'  a ghost. 1 tapped him on the shoulder.  "Git!'" '! sez, "your number didn't  win nothin'" He gives a start, then  down on the floor he flops with his  eyes turned, in an his mouth frothin'  a nttle. Friar Tuch straightened him  out an' began to rub his hands; an' I  turned to Dick.  "Now, it's your turn to go," I sez.  "I'd  advise you  to go  clear  to  land, where you'll find irood news  He came toward me  but she came  on   mv   arm,   :  over air  ni'   said:  it, aii' then let us-:go  the   oflice,"   sez   .1.  ���������������������������Happy,    for  do    anything  yet.  it of every ono  " 1 yells. "Come,  an'  weddin'  frightened  me;  put   lie:'   hand  "Prove it, prove  | away   together! "  I     ''She's   out   in  ! "Shall  I  iuing hor in here  "No."    sez    Diek.       "I  heaven's     bake     don  hasty."  " Uriiig her iu. bring her in at once;  <i������������������/.   Burble.  "This   is'mv   wedding-day.  an' my father wanted it to bo the talk  of the'whole state.    Bring her in!"  .lust as I readied the door it opened,  an' the strange woman came in with  old Melisse. who was makin' queer  throaty noises like a dog. li v veil was  ivisod," an' I stepped back in surprise.  She was an elderly woman with gray  hair, white at the temples, an' dark  eves that rested i'or a moment on Dick,'  for a longer second on Barbie, au' then  stopped when they met the starin' eyes  of ol' Cast Steel, who had staggered  to his feet.  He stood there with his hands clutch-  in' the side of his head, an' his lips  movin' rapidly, but not a sound comin'  through 'em, an' then his knes gave  way beneath him, an' Friar Tuck eased  him bac.f to the little padded bench.  Thc hands of the strange woman were  clasped on her breast;' but even when  the rest of us started for Jabez she  didn't move.  Eng-  > i  as if he didn't  sec me, an' when he reached mc he  said: "You better go along too, Happy.  1 want to talk to them alone."  ".lim,"  I  said, usin' the old  "J" don't wont to do you harm,  game   is   up;   you'd   better   go  peaceable."  ,    He looked at me  prise,  an'  then   his  Tin'   he.   put   out  his  aside.    I    took   him  swung him  over  first   he   couldn't  I  had him covered,  my   face   without  over an' examined  name,  This  aloug  a moment in surface got haughty,  hand to push me  by the arm an'  j gainst the wal.. At  seem to understand  that J was in earnest, an' then his  hand shot to hip and breast; but he  had spoke''the truth, he wasn't armed,  an' he sneered into  peakin'. I walked  him, but he didn't  have oven a knife. J didn't have thc  iieart to drive him forth, like a dog,  so 1 sez,-too low for the rest to hear:  ",'.lim, "I -know thc double-life you're  Peon leadiir'; bnt. you can't break Barbie's heart. You're a married man,  anJ 1 know it."._   '  "You  lie,"   he  sez,  clear  an'   cold.  Jt was just the .word I needed.  1 crossed the room an' laid my gun  on a chair, an' then I turned to him.  "We're equal now," sez I. "The  winner gets thc gun."  Hc wasn't as strong as I was, quite;  an' he was some out o' condition; but  an'  CHAPTER  XXIX.  The Pinal J&eckoiiing  It   hurts  me  inside to  sen  anything  plumb beaten.    I've hunted  l 'm  dog,  a lot, an'  as keen on the trail as a terrier  an' durin' the fight I don't have  no disturbin? shudders; but'after I've  won   an  hope  an  that  the  J.  see.  ths  light   of  joy  an'  freedom  fadin'  o-t  of  eyes  have been  so bright an' fearless,  ;s alius somethin; 'at swells inside  he had had train in' more than me,  for a few minutes he stood me oil'; an'  then as he struck at me 1 grabbed his  wrist, his loft wrist, with my right  hand, shot it in close to his body, an'  clamped it behind his-back; while 1  got his throat with my left. 'Slowly I  brought him to his knees, my lingers all  the time workin' deeper into his throat,  while his right kept jabbin' me till it  made me grunt. No one tried to interfere at first; but when he got too weak  to strike, Barbie said sharply, "Happy  Hawkins, stop that at once!"  "I'll stop as soon as lie promises to  go without further trouble," sez 1.  She got up an' came across the room  to us like a flash an' seized the wrist  =4_h:. t ��������������������������� li'.'ld���������������������������*'"������������������-"��������������������������� thrna t. iLLct��������������������������� hi in  alone,   Happy,"  she  said   fiercely.  I gave him a little push that sent  him to thc floor, au' then I picked up  my gun. Jim rose to his feet; but the  starch was purty well taken out of him,  an' of course this touched her heart,  sho bein' a woman. "Arc you hurt,  .Dick-?" she sez sympathetic  " Yes.   I 'in   hurt,"   he   snaps  glarin' a I  ine; "not at what he's  but at his lie!-'.''  -  It'sno lie, sez I.     -  "What   was   jt."  Jim.        He     didn't  minute,   an'  shook;   but   ho  he an.-wore!: '  Harl lie drew  an' |..ol;ed at  looked  at   ini>  thought  the  o' my breast an' makes me hair sorry  'at all fights can't end in a draw.  The' 's one kind of nature which I  nover yet was able to figure out, an'  that's tne nature that can rub it in on  a fallen foe.  Poor old Jabez, I'd judged him an'  I'd judged hini harsh; but when I saw  him'go fo pieces there on the padded  bench I just seemed to go to pieces  with him. When' I saw the strength  leave him like the "steam from an engine as the flood reaches its fire-box;  when I saw the hands that  thev-was strong enough t-0 shape  future danglin' between his crooked  knees, an-' the eyes that had never before asked mercy lookin'.up glazed an'  pitiful, why, it'felt to me as if I was  just tryin'-'to send the strength out of  my own body into his. Poor ol' Jabez,  ho was cast steel to the finish, no spring,  just simply rigid an' stiff, till at last he  broke.  But runnin' the universe is no job for  a human;' overy man would choose to  look his best when he's to meet thc  one woman; but if Jabez had still been  standin' like a rock an' lookiu' out at  the world through eagle-eyes, the woman at the door wouldn't never have  spoke to him. When she saw him tired  an' broken an; heart-sick of life itself  the mother in  an' then he got to speculiitin' in stocks,  finally 'g;Uti.i'' cle'.iiiod but full an'  proper, an"' tneii ho started to. gam ij! hi '  in earnest. It was from him that .Jim  had picked up most of his idees about  business an' gamblin'.' When Whitman  himself had died lie had turiud Barbie 's mother over to Jim.  Sho was livin' on a ranch in northern  Colorado at this time, on account of her  health. Wh. n Jim got cleaned out by  the cattle crowd, an' opened his joint  in Laramie, he brought her over to  keep house au' be company for him. lie  portended to be the son of a wild undo  she'd had, an' he fixed up a believable  tale to go with it. All the while he'd  been at the Diamond Dot he had supposed that she was Whitman's sister���������������������������  she went by her maiden name of Miss  Garrison, an' she had never told him  her full story, simply hintin' enough at  times to let him know that she had gone  through the mill.  He had never pieced things together  until 1 had sent him my letter, an' then  ho guessed how it was, an' puttin' what  I told him onto what she au' Whitman  had told him, he saw it all. He didn't  know what had made her leave Judson,  or rather Jordan; but he said he was  positive it was his fault, as she was  some the finest woman he had ever-met,  oxceptin' of course her own daughter.  We talked it all over tliere in the  starlight, until ol' Melisse came an'  called us in. I didn't want to go; I  was tryin' to cut myself out of the  game entirely an' forget that 1 even  existed; for the' was a cry in my heart  that wouldn't, hush, an' I wanted to  be alone; but when Jim insisted 1 braced up an' went in.  01' Jabez looked a heap better, but  still shaky. His wife had a tender half  sad smile ou her face, while Barbie  was radiant with the joy she had waited for so long: she had kept her father,  she nad found her mother, an' she was  about to meet���������������������������her lover. I saw tho  Siouz Injuns doin' the danee once,  where they tie thongs through their  breast muscles an' circle around a pole.  Every now an' again they'd fling back  their full weight on the thongs, an'  their faces would light with savage joy.  That was the kind of joy I felt when  faee.  smiled  (laii.ein  self on  rode.  begun,  a  hoss  rite air  an'  an'  was  then T flapped my-  rode, an ' rode, .'in '  cool an' crisp as ir  swept over my face; but it was a long  time before it took the fever but of  i.iiy blood. Finally I circled back to  ol' Monody's grave an' got1 off aii'. pat  there till the sun came up fresh an'  strong. 01' Monody had taken the burden 'at liar been handed to him, an'  had bornc.it along to a mighty fine fi ii -  an' it made me ashamed of myself,  got to my feet, gave myself a  rode back to. the ranch house.  ish:  so  sha  He,, an'  body.     I'ou   can   alius   keep  'em,   an'   wnenthe   seasons  you  can't  see   'em   for  a  ��������������������������� T  didn't  about   that  outfit   hail  reach oil   the  Jim  CITAPTRR  XXX.  The Afterglow  look   for   anybody  early after the night that  put in; but just before J  Harbio   an  to   be  corral   1   saw  II r  mother  into Jim's  eyes  her  back,  done,  i.-Orod Marl>ie���������������������������nf  am-wer for a  vhen he did his voice  looked into her eves as  'lie xiiid I was married. "  away with a ������������������������������������������������������harp gasp  hi'ti in horror; then she  with her lace all  drawn  up  u it !i   anuuisii.   '' I   tried   to  you  for this three weeks ago, Barbie,  I   sez,  "an'   vou-���������������������������vou   know  what   vou  piopare  i <  1hn">v in  my  I'  "Oh. Happy  " it  imt,  ���������������������������(,'.  '  hippy."  it's  not  she whispered,  true���������������������������sav it's  sho  she  sez I;  an  finally tore out all  tne wrongs o' the past, an' she crossed  the room an' took one of his hands an'  said, "George, you mustn't give up,  you mustn't give up now."  Barbie was holdin' his other hand,  an' the ol' man looked first from one  to the other while big tears gathered in  his open eyes an' rolled slowly down his  checks, f tell you it was a touchy  sight, an' I was sweatin' like a fish  when ol' Friar Tuck tip-toed over an'  put one handon my shoulder_ an 'Jthe  other on Aim's, Ifri HSlcrr^Tli^irgclr  along better without us, boys. Let's  just step outside till they call us."  Oh. I tell you that Friar Tuck was a  sky-pilot for' true! We sneaked stealthily to thc door, passin' ol' Melisse  on tli') way. She was huddled up on  in Spanish, an' Friar  hand on her head a  we went out into thc  I  can taste, mv first breath  when he came in,  an' Jabez stood  up  an' held out his hand. "Do you want  to marry her?" lie said.    ,  - "That's the only wish I.have," sez  Jim. ...    . - .  "Then she's 'yours, an' I thank God  she's got a true man," sez Jabez, put-  tin' Barbie's hand into Jim's. I turned  my face away.  The first thing I knew I felt a hand  on my shoulder an' auother hand .takin'  hold of mine. I turned an'., looked  down into Barbie's face, but I couldn't  bear the light in her eyes. 1 turned my  face away again���������������������������an' my lips were  tremblin',  thc  blasted traitors.  But she turned me around until my  eyes looked down into hers, an' they  were swimmin' in tears. Her little soft  hand clasped niy big rough one, tight  an' warm, an' her voice was husky as  she whispered, "You���������������������������you won't care  much, will you, Happy?"  "No, Bi.rbie," I sez between my set  teeth, "not much"; an' by God, I  smiled.  "An' Happy," she went on, "my  home will alius bo your hi me, an' anything that is mine is yours; but my  heart ain't mine, ol' pal; an' so���������������������������an' so  we can't help it."  ridin' slowly toward the stable.  They was ririin * close together an' look-  in' into each other's eyes, an' I'm glad  t.o say that even that soon 1 fe't" nothin' but joy in the sight. A little  farther on I spied Jabez an' his wife  standin' on a knoll, lookin' at Un sunshine, an' before 1. reached the house I  saw two others swingin' up the trail  on a lope. In a minute I made oat Bill  Hanimersly an' Jessamie. For just one  second I did feel a little bit out o' the  world; but by the time they rode np I  was able to welcome  'em with a joke.  "We lost our way," sez Bill: "Is it  too late?" '       * ,  "It's never too late," sez I. "But  I'm right down sorry that you didu't  arrive last evenin'. Wc had about as  stirrin' a weddin' here as ever you  se.."  "Who was it that Barbie married?"  asked Jessamie.  Just    then    Jim    an'    Barbie    came  around thc corner o' the house,  an' T  "Mr. an' Mrs. Bill Hanimersly, al-  me to make you introduced to the  ' Clarenden an' his bride."  was totally devoid  of remarks  deceive  a  track   of  change  an  while, you know 'at they're tendin' to  their duties just tfie same; an' somehow  it kind o' holds man to the trail when  the trail is gettin' rougher than he  thinks he can stand.  I've got a-neap o' friends, men an'  women of all kinds; an' when they  come to mo ragiii' an' bitter, I just  take 'em out an' show 'em the stars;  tell 'en.i the ones who are about to go  on a long journey, but who will come  back again when they're'duo, an' not  a minute late. The' 's something about  the stars 'at alius seems to take the  wickedness out of a human. 1 've had  'em come to me���������������������������men an' women both  ���������������������������with murder in their hearts; but after we've visited a while with the stars  they either sigh or sob���������������������������but they alius  go away clean an' rested.  It's a funny notion; but  I' feel like as if I 'd like to  myself; away up above the  selfishness of the world, an'  bring  peace  an  content  to  sometimes  be a star  worry an'  liulpin' to  those  who  It's a funny notion���������������������������  feller  what's folJcrcd  sez:  low  Earl o  They  for some time. Jim was the first to  speak, an' he seemed a trifle put out.  "What do you mean by such nonsense,  Happy?" sez he. -Then they all looked  at him on account of him usin' the tone  he had.  I turned to Barbie an' sez easily: "I  was tellin' Bill down at Frisco about  a month ago that 1 rather doubted if  Jim here would take the job; but if so  be that he wants it, it's open for him.  If not, that Hawthorn thing has thc  next chance."  I stepped back a few paces after this  an' let 'ein talk it out. Jim was" the  most flabbergasted of any, Barbie looked a little bit frightened; but Jessamie  sez: "If Happy Hawkins sez 'at you're  the Earl cf Clarenden, why you might  as well give up. He has "inside information on every given subject, an'  things don't never happen until he's  had his finger in it somewhere." Jessamie alius was a good feller  look up to me.  especially  for a  the trail I have.  Me an' the preachers lock horns party often; but they's all right, most of  'em, when you treat..'cm like humans  an' make 'em play fair. One of 'em  happened out here on a visit, to sort o'  rest up, an he called me some kind of  a Persian name an' read me a little  book called The Other "Wise "Man. I  reckon C know that book, all except the  big names, by heart; au' if one of my  stars would ever cut out o' the herd  an' go off; slow an' stately ou a new  trail, < why I'd foller that " star���������������������������God  knows I'd foller; an'���������������������������I wouldn't lot  on to no one else except you���������������������������but, way  down, deep in my heart, I'm hopin'  that sometime T'll get the chance.  [The End.]    .  An'   that's  the  way  it-turned"  out.  I s-z, an' I  was  < <  back in the  "No,"  saddle again this time. "No, little gel,  we can't help it; but wo can alius make  thc-bost- of -it:- BO_.I-V.oto -that -WC_don__t  Jim an' Barbie went back to Clarenden  on their honeymoon, an' Barbie's taken  the lead over there thc same as she'd  do anywhere. I stayed right' at the  DiamoiuU.Dot 'cause Jabez didn't seem  able to get along without me;"an' I hit  work harder than ever. Now I oversee'  the Diamond Dot, Jim's place clown in  the Pan Handle, which is full stocked  an' runnin' easy with tho ex-governor's  backin'   an' also  the ol' Colonel Scott  ind Jessamie fell heir  is mimic Huntings rare were  .    CI-IATTERTON  "Grim humorist!" I'd write upon his  stone;  "Great poet, aye, but still a child-of  wit,  And martyr to his judges' lack of it.  Whon first h  shown,  Befooled, .they  praised   them, but,  the  fraud made' known,  Thev spurned his Kowley coinage, bit  "by bit.  'No   silver   this,'   they   cried,   '.but  counterfeit!'  Not seeing it was gold and all his own.  "Oh! dear deceiver, child of mystery!  How well to the last hour he.played  the game, ������������������  of  And falsely strong in his adversity,  Hid  his young  honor in a cloud  shame."'  " " -"       -  And last, the play's meet epilogue, we  - see ~  Death���������������������������but   dissembled  by   ���������������������������undying  . " fame!"    " -" ���������������������������'" . -:-    -,: -��������������������������� -.  ranch which Bill  to.  . Jim an' Barbie an  back every summer; Bill an' Jessamie  an' their outfit hop in on me most any  time, Ches an' his bunch drop in for a  week or so uow an' again, an' if I ever  the children come  i  just  , >  sneak  my full-  thc floor pravin'  Tuck   rested   his  second, an' then  night nir-  of-ir-yctj-  Ife won  was   doin  that   ho thou  things  undo)  Mm in���������������������������he  Friar  gothor  over to sec how the crowd  in   the   store-room,   savin'  lit he'd got some eafin'-  way  to sort   of ouse  the  know a human all right, the  lid.    Jim  an'   I   walked  out  founder the stars, an' I  fold him  s  not  true,  true!"  "It. is true.  Barbie," sez T, an  gave a scream.  "It is rot true." sez Dick,  glanc.d  from one to tho other.  " T   can   prove   it   at  once,'  "she's here to-night."  "Who?" asked Dick with a start.  "The wife you loft in Laramie," sez  I.   . .'. ,    i  "Good God, you haven't brought hor  here, have you!" shouted Dick, an'  Barbie gave a queer, heart-broken litt'c  laugh, "it's true, it's true," she sez.  "You have convicted youvself, and it's  ti- . Happy,"���������������������������she went on speakin'  to me,���������������������������"oi' all the men I have ever  known you arc tho only one that has  been always true to me. You said that  you would never marry me unless I asked you to���������������������������prove to mc that this man  is already married, an' I'll marry you.  I'll get down on my knees an' beg you  to marry me. The world seems full of  wolves an' I want a man I can trust,"  Sho was wild, an' the look in her eyes  my side of it; an' he told mc that he  had met Jack Whitman when he was  riiiinin' a gamblin' place close to tho  Now Mexico line. Whitman ran it, on  the squire an' ho had s���������������������������ved Jim a lot  o' money ono night, an' thon afterwards Jim had helped to stand off a  hold-up gang, an' a strong feelin' had  grew up between 'cm. Whitman had  part of tho story, but made out  Barbie's mother was his own sis-  Whcn she had left Jabez an' the  -1 don't know, myself, just why  told  that  ter.  child-  she left him. It started when she found  out how he had lied to Whitman an'  mighty near killed hini;' but just all  that happened, before she burned out  her brand and skipped, 1 don't know to  this day, bnt they was both purty high-  headed an' nervy in their youth, an'  fve often suspected that Jabez' conscience didn't get to workin' smooth  until after he was loft alone with the  child on his hands. It'sometimes happens that. way.  Well, anyhow, when she had left him  fho had gone to the southern part of  California, where she'd got a job teach-  in' school, Whitman had located her,  an' when her health gavo out he had  sent her money without let tin' her  know where it came from. Whitman  had follered  minin'  till  his wifo died,  disappoint the crowd; but go on an'  have a weddin'."  She backed away from ine a littlo,  while her face took the color of a rose,  an' her eyes went to the floor; an' then  [ turned to Jabez an' said: "Jabez,  L'vo took a mighty sight oil.' you in my  timo without over puttin' up ono little  squeal; but if you send this gang away  t'-night without a weddin', why, 1 quit  you for good," _       _  ���������������������������  The' was all so wrought, up that 1  was about the  steadiest in  the  room;  'om  lace  un-  an'  iu  about  two  minutes I had  lined up, an'  the crowd  back in  p  an' I'Vinr Tuck in full regimentals  der the tissha paper bell.  Before we could begin, however,  Jabez mounted on a chair an' said in a  new, soft voice: "Friends, in all my  life .1 never told but ono blaek lie. .1  may have spoken falsely through ignorance, or to spare sorrow to my child;  but I never fought through tho temptation but once, an' got whipped by it.  1 told one black lie, an' it was the  blackest one ever told, I reckon. It  brought me my money an' my wife; an'  my load of shame an' sin an' contempt.  It lost me the best friend I ever had,  an' it led to my losin' my wife for most  o.' my journey. AIT my life I've tried  to live down that lie an' to fill every  man I met with a reverence for the  truth, an' that's what makes me so  blame ashamed of the way I've treated  Dick. I ought to have seen quicker'n  anybody else the kind of a fight, he was  a-makin', an' pitched in an' helped him  instead of findin' hini guilty on the  first suspicion, an' tryin' to make his  life .as sour as mine has been. But"���������������������������  here Jabez put his arm about Barbie's  shoulder, an' looked down on her a moment���������������������������"it was all on account o' this  littlo girl."  Then we all gave a cheer an' Friar  Tuck tied the knot, after which eveiy  one opened the sluice-gates o' their  hearts an' lot the sociability gush forth  in a torrent.   I stuck around until the  do get lonesome T  dress uniform out o' the hay an  down to Frisco for a little easin' off o'  tho guy-ropes. Oh, I haven't had to  petition to congress to have my name  changed; I'm Happy. I'm happier thau  any human ever had a right to be, an'  life never drags none���������������������������at least not in  the daytimes. The' 's dozens o' boys  named after me, an' only the rccordin'  angel knows how many dogs an' ponies.  -l-a k e^i t-a t=a=b i g-ga th e ri n^=a n-M-f=a n y=  at all, but floatin' slow an' easy, like an  one yells , "Happy, you rascal, get out  why the'  's a  general  stain-  o' here,"  pedo.  Barbie's alius extra kind to me, as  if sho still felt that the' was somethin'  left for mc to forgive her; but my goodness, the' ain't a thing. It wasn't her  fault���������������������������she couldn't never havo loved  mc���������������������������not in the only way \ wanted her  to... And it ain't, mv J'ault���������������������������I^couldn.'t  help but love her.  ono way that, T eoul  an' tho' was only  d love her, an' that  was world without end. I 'in not sorry  r loved her; why, the' ain't nothin' i'n  life I'd Inko for this love of mine���������������������������  and it is mine. The' ain't nothin' can  ever take it away from mo, the' ain't  nothin' can over put a limit to it; an'  though it 1ms burned in my heart like  fire, I reckon the worst it has ever done  was to burn up thc natural-born evil  f started out with, I ain't mean-hearted nor jcr.lous���������������������������I can't even understand it.  1 Cin easy see how a feller would kill  a man ior ill-treatin' the woman he  loved; but 1 can't sec how he could  marry a girl who didn't love hini with  all her heart. An' Jim, he's been  square. They're happy, an' I stand  afar off watchin' 'em; an' some way  when I'm out in the starlight���������������������������when it  seems that I ain't lyiu' on the earth  oagle restin' on  share in their  to grow old.  * I don 't reckon  ���������������������������EYES OF THE EAST - -    '      -  Beneath false lights, in dim and crowded ways,      . ' ��������������������������� ���������������������������  .-  They weep, they glow; the eyes that  saw the dawn      -. -    \  Five thousand jrcars ago, andiwhere thc  '"'      clays  In sweatshops or vast mills too long  -'   are drawn,  They ever burn, the mute deep smouldering eyes,  That mirror triumphs dead as woes  divine,"  And cherish thc fair light that in them .  lies,  Kindled of stars in low-hilled Palestine.  Ah,-wanderers' eyes .of all thc lands  and years,  Holding Spain's sun  aud  England's  twilight, mists,  Dark with a race's yearning and-welled tears,  Ye are the flame borne by God's'colonists  From sacred soil���������������������������the everlasting light,  Granted to thoso who held thc path by  night.  Love  But  Fixed  mc  away,  for my  dure,  as   the  way,  Strong   for  A LOVE-SONG  for  nothing  time  mav  tako  very self that must casta rs along the eternal  your   strength   and   for  your love's sake pure.  Then .though.'..this, glowing._fo.rcc...and.,  frame decline  Through gradual changes to the withered worst,  Still through the veiled defeat you ihall  divine  Tho immortal soul that turned to you  at first.  his wings���������������������������I seem  to  ' I don't soem  love, an  I ever  will grow  cause love is���������������������������love is���������������������������some way  love   is   1 Ufe  the   starlight  itself;   an'  the starlight don't scorch rn' weaken  old,  my  an' postir 'ike the sun;  softens an' lifts a man  it soothes an'  up where it's  calm an' steady and���������������������������and pure.  The longer I live the fonder I grow o'  the stars. It don't take as much sleep  for mo* now as it used to, an' I never  was dopey; so the' 's mighty few nights  'at I don't have a little visit with 'em.  T know now 'at they keep whirlin' an'ja surprising  circlin' any up there; but they never  of lavender.  IF  If in a bird heart, beating 'ncath tho  *,'������������������"������������������;y  There chants a song, no matter what  tho day���������������������������  in   a   bird   heart   happy   sunbeams  shine,  "Why not in mine?  If  Jf in a flower face beat down by rain  The hope of clear skies be, in spite of  pain���������������������������  If in a flower face a groat hope shine,  Why-not in mine?  Colorado potatoes are sold at fancy-  fruit prices in New York City. The'  plebeian tuber is hand-cleaned, wrapped  in tissue paper singly, and finds a market at five cents a pound. Secretary-  Wilson says they are the best potatoes  grown in the United States. Arguments in opposition may be expected  from tho Salinas and Mokoliirnne valleys in California and the Jim River  valley in South Dakota.  English growers are finding it more  profitable   to   send   thoir   lavender   to-  market in   bunches,  instead  of Helling  to  perfume   makers,   tho   result   being  g  rise  in  the  price   of  oil  h  i  i  't  V n  ENDERBY PRESS AND  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  fi  !i  A  |7  I'  iff-  i-ii  7,������������������*i  P'  l������������������'f  L'4  tf  It  A Fight W=ith Ocean Man-Eaters  Andrew Anderson, the teller of this  talo, went to sea when nothing but a  lad and there imbibed the life lessons  which most folk learn ashore. "lie  stoutly maintains that he swam well  before ever ho was able to walk, and  i'or this he is thankful, but never moro  wisely so than one morning many yoars  ago, when, with a splash and a loug  quick swallow, ho found himsolf abruptly lifted from the Melton's bow and  suddenly dipped in tho blue, beautiful  West Indian sea. Anderson will no  longer vouch i'or tho truth of all that  followed, believing his imagination to  bo af fault, but that he was washed  overboard while nearing St. Vincent,  the log of the Melton will show, and  if proof bo needed that somehow, somewhere, this same man Anderson was  again picked up alive���������������������������that, says tho  New York Herald, was abundantly revealed by the uninspired presence of  this old man of tho sea a few ,days  ago. Anderson was doing a half-day's  shore duty at Galveston, and The Herald correspondent was quick to take  advantage of this lucky turn. Anderson " was   loquacious.       Anderson   was  thinkiii'g deeply of the past, and it  needed no encouragement to be off to  a fair start. Yes, said he, with a twist  of  the  long, gray  beard:  It was four o'clock one morning, on  board thc Melton, when, my shift being  relieved, 1  climbed through one of tho  .dingy, dirty hatches to smell the fresh  air and just reminded, myself that here  were stars and sunrises and things that  a sailorniau loves.     They always gave  us codec at tho end of a spell in thc  hold, and I was in the habit of going  on  deck  to  drink  mine.    We  wero  iu  a heavy gale that day, and" the crash  of the waves against the side, tho sting  ot the salt spiay in the face, and the  black,   angry,   scudding   clouds' exhilarated me.  ���������������������������   , Witl7niy cup in ono hand I loaned  over the rail, watching thc water surge  and roll.    I stood to leeward. Suddenly a giant mound of water lifted tho  othor- sido   of   the   vessel   high   above  mo.    The   deck- seomed   almost  like   a  wall,   rising  sheer   from   the  sea.      I  -gloried in it i'or a fraction of a second:  then   the   rail   dipped.      A  mound   of  water,  green   and' eold,  swashed   over  flic side aud deck.    J  was caught and  ?    twjsted  and  wrenched.    I  felt  myself  sweeping away jjfrom  thc vessol. Some  mysterious force dragged me downward  tUl   I   thought   my   lungs   would   burst  --with   the" holding-of" my  breath.    The  , twisting and turning dizzied* me;  thou  as  s'uddonly  1" was" shot" upward   and  thrashed   wildly  about  at  tho  surface'  of the water.    -' ''  Boiling through ' tue seas, a. heavy  - blaek trail dragging low over her stern,  tho.Meltou"'was pounding along under  full speed.'/At times I could see the  propeller race aud churn the water,  which- it- only half clutched. - 1 "knew  the noise itSvas making and the grinding of the machinery, yot 1 foolishly  wasted-breath shouting and yelling at  . the top of my voice, it was tho frenzied, unthinking strougth-wasting of  a madman, and when the first shock  of my catastrophe had passed I began  to collect my thoughts. Thee was little uso to yell. J had stood entirely  alone "on the deck. None would miss  mo for an hour or more, and there was  not the slightest chance of the Captain  'putting back, not for tlic_i lit'e of a  coal-passer lost���������������������������none eould tell how  long���������������������������in that turbulent sea.  Being an old sailor, L carefully followed the course of the vessel aud I  knew that we wore about two hundred  miles from land, lu a calm sea I  would perish before making quarter of  ���������������������������tdnj^TfHn'rntTJf^Bintrif^s^h^  niy chances for rescue, and thc sickening thought of what 1 might endure  in a prolonged struggle for life tempted  mo to give up, to end.it all and save  the anguish of thirst and hunger and  cold and gradual death, ������������������-<v  Vet the tonic of the cold salt-water  stimulated mo and I struck out diligently, somewhat preserving the  warmth of my body by cleaving through  _ tho wnli'i*. Since olnldhood tlie wider  Imd been as home to me. I hud never  reached the limits of 1113' endurance in  swimming, and for what was probably  the ..r.stiiour in the sea I suffered littlo  physical hardship. Tho tossing of tho  waves made it hard to breathe, but  my muscles did not tiro.    .   .    .  When I fell overboard I was clad in  trousers and shoes. Tho shoes wero  not laced and it wa's easy to kick them  off. Tho trousers would have slipped  from mo, too. but with a foolish, lurking thought that they would help preserve my warmth J dreaded to cast  them away. ��������������������������� it was silly and inexcusable, but later it proved my salvation.  ] had hoard of a man adrift clinging  to his 'garments with almost a superstitious idea that he would bo warmer  and hud laughed at him, yet when my  time camo 1 clung stubbornly to the  same belief. Besides, it seemed that  with tho loss of my trousers J would  sever my last connection with mankind  and with the life of the world. Can  you believe that they furnished a feeling of companionship? In some way  which 1 am not psychologist enough to  explain thoy linked me to the life of  men.  All this time the enervating influence  of the wator was firing me, and I be-  to   know   fatigue.    Muscles   that  had been clastic reacted sluggishly and  all but refused to do the work demanded of thom. Tho strange currents of  the sea had drifted mc into warmer  water, and although i no longer endured the intense cold, the comfortable  feeling lu.,eil mc into relaxation and  there was not the same stimulus to  physical effort.  J must have boon in the water two  hours when with horrible suddenness  1 felt a rasping touch against my foot.  Had J suffered a wound, it would not  havo been so bad. At first J thought  1 was losing my mind, then there wriggled against my other foot a live, unimaginable body. 'If L could only have  seen it perhaps the horror' would have  been less. L reasoned that it? must be  a small fish, but the touch chilled my  soul. It gave me a foretaste of the  gruesome scene which would follow  the end of the struggle.  Then there was an 'unmistakable,  vicious nibble at my heel. The frightful scavengers of the sea wcre'not even  to wait i'or my death. The fish or  monster, whatever it was, that had  nibbled at my foot was not a large one,  from.,the feel of the cold, rasping  mouth.' I kicked viciously and frightened it away. 'Then it was that ]  blessed the superstition which had led  me to retain my trousers at the ex-1  pense of a little physical fatigue. In  them Avas a great clasp-knife, largo  enough to be a formidable weapon  against man or-boast. Kicking strong  to keep myself afloat, I managed to  wrench open the ugly blade and waited  for the return of the horror I was sure  would come.   -   1"  With each stroke of arms and legs  1 imagined slimy, wriggly sides sloshing against mc. The terror of suspense was worse by far'than the actual  contact had boon. Then something  thudded, with a live motion, against  my ribs, and ]-would rather have been  bitten. 1 shuddered so that I could  scarcely swim.  -, A great black-brown-body lumbered  to the surface just ahead of me and  I struck out with my knife. At the  same instant.a terrific pain shot up  my left leg and vibrated up my sp'ino.  Something had gripped the flesh just  above the ankle and was pulling' insistently. I doubled in the water and  struck a terrific blow Avith the knife.  The steel sank into something, which  wriggled free of tho blade "and swam  away, leaving..'a. dull, dispersing trail  of red in its wake.       , . ^  Hungrily I   scanned "the "horizon for  tho  smoke   of  a  vessel   or'the" sunlit  white of'a sail.   I shrieked and called  aloud,   and   cursed   the   men   who   had  steamed- away to leave me tliere to die,  to be'eaten alive.    A stab in my side  brought me to my senses.    Some horrid  live thing of thc sea had torn the flesh  under my armpit.   I was too late with  thc knife, and in a second 1 felt another  nibble   at   my   leg.     I   thrashed, and  kicked -wildly, screaming with fear and  pain.     Into something solid the knife  bit, and the contact of it steadied  me  a  little    and  comforted     mc.    f'Whcii  there  was something physical to fight  it Avas not so bad.      When there Avas  a chance to give and take, part of the  horror of the thing Avas dispelled..  Just to the right of 1110 J heard a"  swishing and thrashing. Before I  could turn" to fight there Avas a great  spiny black fin, cleaving the Avatcr in  a white streak. As 1 was in the verv  act of striking out with the knife the  fin disappeared beneath tho surface. Jt  had been cutting in a straight lino for  1110, and thc terror of those ironliko  spikes made me climb and climb, trying  fo-.tlir_ow^ni-y=body=up-info-tlie-airf====-i-   .EYEREHEDU  For Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes W  AND GRANULATED LIDS I  Murine Doesn't Smart���������������������������Soothes Eye Peln  Murine Eye Remedy, Liquid, 25c, 50c, $1.00.  Vlunne   Eye  Salve,  in   Aseptic Tubes,  25c,   $1.00  EYE BOOKS AND ADVICE FREE BY MAIL  Wurine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago  could not dodge. Thc black fin tore  my flesh, and excruciating i.ain doubled  me almost into a knot, 'i believe it  was a shark that wounded mc  Of this much of the story Anderson  remains very sure, and it is only that  which now follows of which he is at  all in doubt. Strangely enough, hc  says:  Dimly beneath tho water, J' saw anothor  great .hulk __dartiiig_���������������������������at. me r  dived to dodge it. The white of the  great fish's belly glistened in'the sun,  and 1 saw my chance. Kicking upward Avith all the force of my legs, 1  drove straight at liim. The'force of  my body shooting toward the surface  mid all thc strength of arm and  shoulder avus behind lho blow 1 dealt,  and the knife sank clear to the hilt in  the soft flesh of lhe monster.  My weapon was, Avrenchod almost  from my hand, but J clung to it desperately. Jt was my one hope of salvation, and r would drown in the effort to extricate it rather than lot it  from my grasp. My life would not  bo worth the price of tho blade if J  lot it go. The fish turned on his back  and careened throng 11 tne Avator at a  terrific rate. I Avas dragged, half  drowned, after it. At times I was almost ''|ear of the water, then again 1  was pulled under from the verv speed  at which wo travelled. r,1wicc the monster dived, and 1 thought that all was  ovor, but ho did not seek deep writer  and rose again Avhen my lungs Avere all  but bursting from the strain.  I must have boen dragged a hundred yards before the knife pulled free,  and, battered and lacerated, I was allowed to rest. Sharp fins and spines  had torn my sides. 1 Avas all but  drowned, and the beating and thrashing of the frantic body of my enemy  left me sore and still'.' I had not regained my breath when/without warn-  ing, there Avas a crash against my side  tha. seemed to loosen every bone in  my bodj*. I thought my'back was  broken, and I believe that blow, nearly  finished inc. I sank at least onco, but  tlie Sc.ng of the salt-water in my nostrils and the choking revived mo, and  1 struggled on, pauting and sobbing for  breath,  I seemed now to bo in the midst of  a school of fish, which scuttled against  ine and bit and nibbled. The pain  of tno water in my wounds maddened  me. 1 Avas frantic and dealt knife-  blows right and left, sometimes striking home and sometimes cleaving nothing but water. The sof% grew red  about me at times, and besides the  fierceness of the struggle it SK-konod  mc.  A great finny thing darted at mc  and turned on its back to bite. I  stabbed it almost in the maw and  shuddered as J realized lhat it was a  shark. The knife wrenched free, but  the shark drove at me again. 1 struck  effectively and wounded him, but onco  more ho returned. Once as I lunged  at him he tore my arm, and 1 was  afraid that ho had disabled it, but the  fight continued. Wo closod Avith each  other, almost like Avrcstlors, the fish  biting and thrashing, J diving and  twisting and slashing Avith tho knife.  At least ten times I struck homo before the fiend waa finished. Then I  gloated as the lifeless body floated  away.  Hours I had certainly been in the  Avater, and I 'could not bring myself  to believe that days had not passed.  The* sea was comparatively quiet, but  I prayed that a storm might blow and  that I might perish quickly���������������������������drown in  the waves fighting against clean, grand'  nature instead of being devoured piecemeal by those fishy monsters.  The wound in my arm pained terribly and thc limb' was stiffened. I  feared poisoning ancl sucked the gash  to disinfect it. Jn a spell of quiet I  realized that the sun Avau beating down  upon tho water with terrific force, and  my head ached with the heat, Avhile -my  body Avas cold and weak from 'long  immersion. The Avater I had "swallowed distressed me and my thirst Avas  torturing.' Add to that utter exhaustion aud intense pain from a multitude  of AA'ounds and gashes, and I Avas -all  but frantic with my plight. Just  AAdion reason began to desert me 1  know not. When the-last real monster wounded me ancl the .chimeras of  my imagination began fo plague me I-  do not know, but tho anguish -of the  nightmare onslaughts of monstrous  dream things Avas quite as real as had  been the actual struggles Avith physical  enemies.   '  It was worse. Before, the bite of  the knife into cold flesh, the rasp of  steel against bono and spine had steadied me and lent the joy of primal  fighting, .but the fever 'sights had no  flesh. No" bono Avas there -Avhen 'the  knife sank deep" into-,the" sides'of some  creature Avhich seemed .attacking" me,  and I. shrieked Avith terror" Avhen .1  struck and my hand and - arm sank  straight-,through -the'^odybf the.thing.  - For ages, it seemed, 1 swam in pursuit of a big green thing Avhich-turned  a serpent head and laughed-af'me, and  from its gills issued smoke and the red  flare of furnaces. Real it" was to ine,  and I exhausted myself pursuing it until at last it turned, and in the act of  swalloAving mo faded into the air.  Slimy creatures played in'the Avavcs  about me. To some I tried to talk,  but they only laughed an d������������������ mocked and  I raged against them and tried to stab  them Avith my knife, but thoy parted in  tAvain where I struck, and then the  paris swimming off joined together  again and mocked me. I looked" to  heaven and the skies, and the fleecy  clouds tantalized mo. 1 buried my  face iu the water and the sights I saw  beneath the surface were iiiilcseribable.  Then J saw land close by, and wondered how J had missed it'for so long.  J Avas very thirsty and tired and  thought 1 must have stayed in swimming too long. As I struck out for  the shore my thoughts turned to my  clothes. I tried to remember Avhere  I had left them. How avus I to go  honie_j������������������J^could  not find  my__cloUics?  steel and was battered from my hand.  A'ow all would lie 'ivi-r.  In a dreamy Avay I 'felt something  warm and strong wrapped about my  body. I know J gasped as I was lifted  from the Avator, and then I saAV a pair  of eyes���������������������������'the eyes of a man; tho eyes  of my own kind. 'That was the last I  remembered.  1 awoke in a cabin of the British  steamship' Nolisement, bound for;  Buenos Aires. 1 had lost my knife  attacking the wooden sides of the  whale-boat Avhich had boon sent to drag  me from lhe sea. Captain Young told  me it was omy by chance the first, mate  had sighted me and had watched me  for an hour through the glass, thinking I avus sonic strange ' fish. The  Nolisement had passed thc Melton at  six o'clock in the morning, two hours  after I had fallen from the vessel. The  log of the Nolisement shows that 1  was picked up at half-past nine ir. the  morning after I Avas in thc Avater five  hours and a half.  As I say, Avhere the"real left off and  the imaginary battles began I do not  knoAv, but my,wounds Ave re real enough  and gave the "surgeon of the Nolisement  a deal of trouble.  - No man or woman should hobble  painfully about because of corns when  so certain a relief is at hand as Hollo-  Avay's Com Cure.  Useful Around the Farm  "Enclosed piease find one dollar for  which please send me tAvo large oOc.  bottles of Nerviline. It is a remedy  that 1 do not care to be Avithout. It  is especially good around thc farm for  man or beast. The worst neuralgia it  cures at once. i(1or a cold, sore throat,  or chest affection, nothing is better  than Nerviline. "  (Signed) "Pichard Ifamlvn,  "French  Hi ver," Out."  Get   Nerviline  to-day.    Sold   by   all  dealers, in 25c and 50c bottles.  SHE UNDERSTOOD  Rising Author: "Ah. Miss Porking-  ham, you little knoAv the glory, tho  self-satisfaction, the pride one feels  in having one's name brought before  the public mind."  Miss  Porkingham   (a  Chicago  beau- c  ty): "Well, you bet I do!    Why, papa  has named a patent ham and his best  brand of lard after me."  ASK   ME   ANOTHER!    ,  The   constable   (to   the   pedestrian,;  who has been knocked down by a motor -  cycle):   "Could   you ��������������������������� swear    to    the-"  man?"  -.The  Pedestrian:   "I  did! ' .What  do ���������������������������"-  you take me forf'/ '    ���������������������������  jTll send Dominion Express  Money Orders  ���������������������������that's what 111 do"  A happy solution of the gift problem.  Dominion Express Money Orders are cashed  anywhere on this continent. If lost, stolen or  destroyed, you may have the money refunded  or a new order issued, free of charge.  II ^sending Christmas-, money abroad, -use  Dominion Express Foreign Cheques. They are  issued1 in the money of the country, on which,  drawn and cashed without charge.       " \    .  Don't risk mouey _._"a letter���������������������������especially  during theJZhristmas "rush"; Use Dominion  Express Money Orders or Foreign Cheques���������������������������the  safest and most convenient way of remitting  money to all parts of the world.       .     "     22  On sale in all   ' *  CANADIAN   PACIFIC   RAILWAY   STATIONS  Also at Drug Stores, etc.  "conveniently located in the larger towns.  McBEAN BROS.  GRAIN COMMISSION,  MERCHANT'S'  This season it is imperative for the farmer to.get every cent possible'out of his-grain;'  and ns-Ave-hiive been in thc grain business since 1882, Ave should be-able to"olTer-~the farmer  Mil-.best advice possible on .the subject-of marketing hisigmin to advantage. .The "cldsin<*  of navigation is no argument why grain.should be'lower in price. Writo-us fo7 iiilN'piirticu"  lars how to ship grain, and also wny Ave contend that-inarkcts should not go'lower./ *,���������������������������,-"'  bend us a 6 or S ounce sample of your grain and we,will grade, it-and advise you it s"  10a .value.    \ou   will  then   be  convinced,  when  you  make comparison   with  street prices,'"  iwnFRlTS\vn������������������i??iyiPr?per ^Lli:1^.1 BrnSn-    We ���������������������������������������������  licensed and', bonded,'a id we  UNDERSTAND this business THOROUGHLY, and that COUNTS. ���������������������������       ���������������������������   ���������������������������       --   -<     -  '    Rciorence:   Bank.of  Hamilton,   Winnipeg,  Mam       , , '      ��������������������������� --- .    -ii  ~!--f-  ' NOTE.���������������������������Farmers who are. near  enough the Great Northern Railway to load  cars Avith  barley should ,write us for particulars about shipping to Minneapolis.     UTe are netting our  aimer customers   who can slip barley on this road, from  _0c to 15c per bushel morb than  ;bj shipping to either Fort William or Port Arthur, besides paving the 00c per bushel duty  McBEAN  BROS.  Grain Exchange Winnipeg.Man.   ,  ���������������������������'���������������������������'-'///���������������������������~\  l''{-'"-' Cy),".hI  h. v.":"',-,' 7.1.  :z.-y-y. ".j. i  ���������������������������n - - , _. r ���������������������������--y I  i* .''--3 ^' ,*. . V/. 1  ���������������������������''    ">- .. *" .">t  '  I  v; ,1.1 Sj.-if, I  ���������������������������*'5K^a_,-*S������������������9;|  V   ,    p'-v  .,Uc'll  .  .J.J,. . .,.<������������������_..,  f  7f>>.*v^  ' *%f "iJ'-j  !,.    ,.,    .".fit!.!  '-��������������������������� *' Zy- y  -V,--,j--V' '  ���������������������������J/ZZZil  Kw~Tl 0 0 lcr-f(T~a"Toariiy wh ite stream cas-  eaded over tho side of a cliff and I  could not think how it Avas J had not  noticed thai at first.  The land began to dance toward mc,  then rolled wilh the motion of a ship,  and I could hear tlio Avater splashing  over thc fails. My -parched throat  yearned for it. S'uddonly the rushing  water laughed and the Avliole scene disappeared.    Vet I could hear the stream  falling _ovor_tho  clifl' Pirst- iudiind  mc, then to the sides, the splashing  wator sotiiiih'd, ]m'. whon J turned to  loo.k it was not (here.  Timi' had ceased and i- merplv si niggled on through otoinilv of siid'ering  Then I hero looine I in iho distanco ;i  new monster. JJIack and high out of  the Avater it Avas, and plowed up foam  before it, so fast did it forge ahead.  It was dim in the distance, but 1 clutched my knife more firmly and swam to  meet it. ("loser ard closer it drew,  and its breath vas li'ack and dirty and'  steamed out behind it. 1 knew I must  kill the thing and swam sturdily for  it. T was closi. now and asloiin-leu  at the size of it.' Then \ saw that it  Avas not one monster 1 must fight, but  many, for out from the side of the  mother-animal darted a fleet little  Avhito monster Avith many legs and  white sides. *        *  This 1 swam toward to dispatch it before attack ing.the trru.iler one. As it  approached it roared wilh many voices  and its many legs churned the water.  One of the voices roared in a sing-song,  regular manner, and I thought I had  heard something of fhe kind before.  Then wo closed". Viciously 1 stabbed  with my knife, but it struck a side like  as on any ether winter day,'  you can make your .home  more comfortable and cheery  by using a Perfection Smokeless Heater. .  ���������������������������  .SfejMVt^ftry.t  "Perfectly Trustworthy" is the  character of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive  Syrup. It can be u������������������e<l 'with the utmost  confidence that it will do Avhat is claimed for it. It is sure in its effects, as the  use of it will clearly demonstrate, and  can be relied upon to drive a cold out  of the system more effectively than any  other medicine. Try it and be coiivinc.  ed that it is what it is .claimoil to be.  PREFECTS������������������]  3������������������iouce.C!>o '  .���������������������������<'.*j.  Its gcnisl warmth h quickly at your service, ready for use in any  emergency. You will need it ts a supplementary healer when those  exlra <xIJ Fpells come. L-der yai will find it just lho thing for lhc  changeable weather of early spring.  The Perfection Healer is light and easily carried. It is safe in  the hands of a child ��������������������������� tiie safest and most reliable heater made.  Drums finished either in blue cnamtl or plain steel, with nickel  trimmings ��������������������������� an ornament to any room.  A special automatic device makes smoking impossible. All parts easily  cleaned.    Gallon font; burns nine hours.    Cool handle ; damper top.  Dealers everywhere; or wile for descriplivc circular to any agency of  .   The Imperial Oil Company, Limited  LL  PLAST  Plaster board takes the place of Lath, and is fireproof.  The "Mmpire" brands'of Wood fiber and Rardwal)  Plaster for good construction.  SHALL WE SEND YOU PLASTER LITEBATtTREt  The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Ltd.  WINNIPEG, MAN.  119 THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday February 15, 1912  Don't Let  that Cold  "Hang On"  There is nothing quite so  effective to dispel a cold as  an Emulsion of Cod Liver  Oil. It builds up the system, strengthens the tired  nerves and cleanses the  congested lungs.  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St. Endevby  ENDERBY PRESS  Published-every"Thursday at  Enderby, B.C. at  $2 per year, by the Walker Press.  Advertising Rates; 0 Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent.insertion. Contract advertising-, $1 an inoh per month.  Legal Notices: 12c a line first insertion; Sc a line  each subsequent insertion.  Rcadintr Notices and Locals: 15c a litve.  FEBRUARY 15.  1912  GIFTS OP APPRECIATION  SECRET SOCIETIES  A. SUTCLIFFE  W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodg-e No. <10  .tegular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  fill) moon at 8 p. m. to Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  F. H.  BARNES  Secretary  I. O.O. F.  Mr. and Mrs. V  changed their place of residence from  ! Enderby to Armstrong this week,  where Mr. Brimacombe has been appointed accountant in the Bank of  Montreal. On the eve of their departure a number of their Enderby  friends gathered at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. A. E. Taylor to show in a  tangible way some measure of their  appreciation of the friendship extended by them to all in the four or  five years they have been resident of.  Enderby. To Mrs. Brimacombe, the  ladies of Enderby presented a valuable solid gold brooch set with pearls  and to Mr. Brimacombe the gentlemen presented a solid gold watch,  monogram case, suitably inscribed.  With these valuable gifts, wero expressed the warm appreciation of the  givers for the high' cmality of the  fellowship displayed by the departing  friends, and all that such fellowship  meant during their residence here.  Following thc presentations,- luncheon was served by Mrs. Taylor and  ladies.    .  under the Act were conducted during  the past year in the unorganized districts���������������������������the territory of the 15 per  cent of population���������������������������under the direct  supervision of the Provincial police,  than in the cities and rural municipalities. And not only have the  police under Attorney General Bow-  user's direction aiid control been active in suppression and punishment  of such offences under the Act as  Sunday or other prohibited liquor  trafficking, but they have been equal-  C. Brimacombe ^ energetic and insistent upon the  standard of roadhouse or country  hotel accommodation for the travelling public fully measuring up to the  requirements -of the law.  THE CHINESE REPUBLIC  A  JUST COMPLAINT  After 300 years .of absolute rulc.the  Manchu dynasty has at last stepped  down, and is no more. A dispatch  from China under date of Feb. 12th,  says that in three imperial edicts the  Manchu dynasty has changed 400  million people from", subjects of an  absolute ruler to citizens of the lar-  igest self-governed nation on earth.  The first edict announced the abdication of the dynasty; the second declared that the throne accepted the  republic, thc third approved all the  conditions agreed on with Premier  Yuan Shi Kai and the republicans.'  The surrender' is unconditional. The  edict issued last informed the viceroys and provincial governors of the  retirement of the throne, and instructed them to continue at their  duty and preserve order throughout  the land. It declared that the step  taken by the throne was-in order to  meet the wishes of the people.        ���������������������������  NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGE  T^y ��������������������������� ^*3___^/  Eureka Lodg-e, No. SO  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in I. 0.  O. F. hall,  Metcalf block.   Viuitinff brothers always    welcome. R. BLACKBURN. N. G.  R. E. WHEELER, Sec'y,  W. DUNCAN.'Treas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall. Visitors cordially invited to attend.  FRED. F. MOORE. C.C.  C. E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S.  R. J.COLTART. M.F.  PROFESSIONAL t  P..W. CHAPMAN  ���������������������������       [Ortranist at St. Geortre's Church]  Editor The Enderby Press:  Dear Sir: Will you permit me to  call attention to a practice which I  believe is hindered to a large extent  the realization in full measure of the  benefits to be derived from the lectures held from time to time under  the auspices of the Farmers' Institute. I am a woman, and as a  member of the Horticultural Society  I was asked to attend the lectures  given in K. of P. Hall last week. ^.If  I remember -correctly, you also ,ex-  terided the invitation to all ladies to  ! attend these lectures. A similar invitation has    been  extended through  i  the columns of   your paper to other  ; lectures given   by these experts sent ! for a time in England, and completed  Bank of Montreal  .������������������������������������������������������..'���������������������������',- Established 1817  ���������������������������    CAPITAL   all   paid   up,   $15,413,000:  REST, $15,000,000.00  Hon. President, Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal G. O. M. G.  President, R. B. Angus, Esq.   Vice-President, Sir Edward Clouston, Bart.  General Manager, H.V.Meredith  BRANCHES IN LONDON, ENG., NEW YORK and CHICAGO.'  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT  Deposits received from ?1 upwards, and interest allowed at current rates.  Interest credited 30th  June and 31st December.  A. B.  Taylor,  Manager  ENDERBY BRANCH  J. E. CRANE  Victoria, B. C, Feb. 12.���������������������������Mr. Geo.  H. Thompson, of Canbrook, has been  appointed county court judge for the  county of Kootenay, in succession to  His Honor Judge Wilson, resigned,  and will at once enter upon his new  judicial duties. " Mr. Thompson has  practiced in Cranbrook during the  past,'ten,years and-is well known to  almost every resident of East Kootenay. , He was born " in Toronto in  1871,- received his foundational education at the public schools and collegiate-institute   there,, studied then  Visits or receives pupils for Piano, Organ, Violin,  Sinking and Theory of Miisie, Etc.  w  Address, P. O. Box 8^, Enderby.  ALTER ROBINSON  .    NOTARY  PUBLIC  -   CONVEYANCER  Acreements of Sale.   Deeds & Mortgage.",. Docu-  munts Witnessad.   Loans Negotiated *  Office: Poison & Robinson, next door Fulton's  west, Enderby, B. C.  "TWDERBY   COTTAGE  HOSPITAL  MISS WARWICK, Propri������������������tress  Maternity Fees, $20 per week  Fees covering ordinary illness, $2 per day.  Hospital Tickfits, half yearly and yearly.  Jl per  month. ENDERBY, B.C.  Gr  L. WILLIAMS  Dominion ������������������nd  Provincial Land Surveyor  Bell Block      Enderby, B.C.  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon. 9 to 10:30  Afternoon, 3 to 4  Evening, 6:30 to 7:30  Sunday, by appointment  OITicoi-Cor. CHIT mid G������������������������������������iroStH..  -   ENDERBY  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Convcyanser,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block.. Enderby,B.C.  into the district   by the Department  of Agriculture.  Other engagements detained me and  I was not permitted to attend either  the afternoon or the evening meeting,  but three ladies whom I solicited, to  attend, went to the door of the Hall  in the afternoon,    but did not enter.  j They were    driven   back by the foul  'atmosphere.   The room was blue with  'tobacco smoke,  and these ladies did  | not feel    disposed   to    interrupt the  t blissful puffing of   the men who held  the fort.  I would like to ask, what is the  use of issuing a public invitation to  ladies to attend these meetings, if  the room is to be filled with tobacco  smoke^hefore=the=-meetings=begin?-=Is=  there anyone so foolish as to suppose  that wiomen are going into a meeting  of that kind, where the atmosphere  of the room is so foul as to be nauseating to anyone not a smoker ?  Of course, if these meetings are not  public meetings,   then  the non-smokers have nothing to say, but if they  are public meetings,  held to give in-  ' formation   to   everybody  wishing to  j attend, then   why should selfish men  j turn  them into  "smokers"  and thus  j debar nt   least   one-half the population from taking advantage of them?  A WOMAN HORTICULTURIST  Enderby, Feb. 10th.  POLITICAL  TO AMEND LIQUOR ACT  T7NDERBY   CONSERVATIVE  -^ ASSOCIATION  F. H. BARNES,  President.  W. E. BANTON  Secretary.  Enderby  Pool and  BilIM Parlor  THREE reprtilar Pool Tables  ONE full-sized liilliard Table  Opp Jalkcr-Press. Office. H.  BIGHAM, Prop.  Kwong Chong  NEW LAUNDRY  ENDERBY, B.  C.  Family    Washing   collected  weekly.  First-class workmanship. Satisfaction  guiaranteed.  Attorney General Bowser has given  notice in   the    legislature that it is  'his intention to amend the Provincial  Liquor  Act    of    1910.   Criticism  and  I complaints of non-enforcement are of  ,' course inevitable, but in this connection, it is pointed out by our corres-  jpondent in  Victoria,    that the great  majority    of    these   complaints    are  based  upon  offences ..'allegedly  occurring within the boundaries of city or  rural municipalities,  wherein the administration of the law is vested altogether with   the   local  authorities.  And  although   the population  within  such incorporated  municipalities represents quite 85 per cent of the Provincial  total,    it   is an alluminative  fact that a greater number of prosecutions and    convictions for  offenses  his education at Toronto University.  He was called to" the bar in 1896,  practicing for a time in Toronto with  Mr. J. W. St. John, afterwards speaker of the Ontario legislature." Mr.  Thompson migrated to Vancouver in  1900, joining the legal firm of Martin  & Deacon, of which Mr. Joseph Martin K. C, M. P., was the senior partner. Afterwards he , removed to  Grand- Forks, where he was for a  short time in partnership with Mr.  Ernest Miller, M. P. P. From there  he passed .on to Nelson, affiliating  with the firm of Galliher & Wilson,  and from Nelson to Sandon, finally  coming to anchor at Cranbrook io  1902.  Agent for  FIRE, LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  GOURLAY-ANGELUS  PLAYER  PIANOES  ANGELUS PLAYER ATTACHMENT FOR ANY  PIANO  ESTEY CHURCH & PARLOR ORGANS  SHERLOCK-MANNING CHURCH ORGANS  SECOND-HAND PIANOS & ORGANS  at low prices and easy terms.  OFFICE WITH   MR. GEO. PACKHAM,  Deer Park Land Office.  Magnet Crenm Separators  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 added attraction for tourists."  (Extract from Lowery's Ledgre.)       "' ...  King Edward Hotel, ffi1���������������������������  Enderby  When Home Building  Has it ever occurred to you that in  building a   frame bouse", costing say  $2,000, you   are    losing   every   year  $100,  or 5 per   cent, in depreciation,  apart from the cost of repairs,.as'the  life of a frame house is about 20  years at the outside?  Build brick and you will have a  house that" needs no repairs to the-  walls and will be worth as much, or  more, 50 years hence as it is to-VIay,  saving you quite a considerable sum  in painting, insurance and fuel meanwhile. A large stock of first-class  brick now on hand.  FANCY POULTRY STOCK  The Hazelmere Poultry Farm is  holding its annual sale of stock, including most of the season's winners.  In White Wyandottes, 6 cock birds,  10 cockerels, 20 pullets and about 50  hens are being .offered. In S. C. W.  Leghorns, 12 cocks, 30 cockerels, 100  pullets-and-GO hens.- We offer-special  prices on pens of 4 females and 1  male.     Carefully mated  R." WADDELL, Grindrod, B.C.  GRADE "B" CERTIFICATE  This is to certify that I have inspected the premises and herd of Mr.  L. Long, of Enderby, B. C, the herd  consisting of 11 head of cattle. The  premises do not conform strictly to  the conditions as set forth in the  "standard," and the herd has been  tested once a year for tuberculosis  and has been found free from that  disease. Remarks, barn very good.  B. R. ILSLEY, V. S.  Feb. 1, 1912. Inspector.  DEER PARK RESTAURANT  Meals at all hours: afternoon teas;  luncheons after the shows; bread,  pies an'd cakes; hot coffee and sandwiches.     Give us a trial. ���������������������������  Deer Park Scandinavian Restaurant  Cor. George and Cliff streetsf  If you want absolutely pure milk,  tell the Glengerrack Dairyman. Mr.  MacQuarrie states that he has now  his milk house and dairy stock kept  as sleek and clean as cement floors,  whitewashed walls and plenty of running water can make it.    '  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co.  Enderby  Deer Park Fruit Land  ENDERBY  No Irrigation RequiredL  ,These lands are situated.on the benches near Enderby and are especially suited for Fruit and Vegetables, and, having been in crop, are in .splendid condition for planting.  An experienced fruit grower is in charge and will give instruction to  purchasers free of .charge, or orchards will be planted and cared for at a  moderate charge.  160 acres, sub-divided into 20-acre lots are now on the market at $150  per acre.  Get in on the first block and make money on the advance.  Apply to���������������������������    GEORGE PACKHAM,   Deer Park Land Office, Enderby.  Look at Our No. .2 Dimension  that we are selling at $12.00  per Thousand. (  We also have some cheap Flooring,  Ceiling and Drop Siding at $10.00  per Thousand.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. E���������������������������d.rby  Successors to A. R. ROGERS LUMBER CO. Ltd.  LOANS  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.        VERNON, B.C. &  Thursday February 15, 1912  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  'BRUCE" ON ULSTERISM  \y  a  .!>'  1 V  111  U  k  i  i  r.  t  IV!  la :  Wz  ll  I  Ifl  Not once in a decade, perhaps  in a generation, do we find so  delicious an example of unconscious humor as the message of  the Vancouver Orangemen to the  "Orangemen and other loyal  protestants' of Ulster." For  grandiloquent phraseology, for  classic diction, for the burning  sentiments of the true Celt, that  message must stand .as a literary  monument to the genius of W.  B. County Master Professor  Odium. None but the redoubtable  Professor could have harnessed  the English language >and made  it express such excoriating  denunciation of the papacy nor  such heart-string-thrumming  sympathy for the last-ditch  Orangemen of Ulster as that  message conveys. -  Had it been uttered upon  Smithfield amid the raging fires  upon whose mounting flames the  souls of martyrs were borne to  the bosom of, Abraham it could  not have been more pregnant  with ardent loyalty, of zeal for  "the cause/" nor of lofty self-  , sacrifice. _ As a confection of  words it is safe to say no such  magnificent effort has ever before been produced in Vancouver/  perhaps in all Canada.  How heartening it must be to  the Ulster   Orangemen to know  -that "we," thirty Orange lodges  in Vancouver, "appreciate your  heroic struggles   which   are of  such vast moment to the British  Empire. We-admire your invincible spirit, honor your   loyalty,  revere your lofty   ideals, glory  in your righteous cause, extend  * to you our sympathy and prayers,  and offer . you   material  aid at  the moment of call."  '  .All .this- and   more.*, to", the  ' extent of a column set-in seven  . point,   " cabled     regardless- of  expense. _. ..,       ,-     _ .     .-...  .. 7 Also how" comforting to/Xflster  : Orangemen to know: that Vancouver-Orangemen do - "clearly  perceive 'the.' ���������������������������vastness - of your  struggles; for /.arrayed -against  "you \is  the * world-wide   power  known as the Papacy, and also  every nation   on . earth  which  "would rejoice in'the downfall of  Britannia."  -. We' know, too, according to  the Vancouver Orangemen, that  Asquith, - Churchill and Lloyd  George'are under the complete  mastery and domination of their  papist masters who' design to  bring, "not a blessing to South  and West Ireland, but a curse to  Protestant Britain,"  Also the Ulster. Orangemen  are assured that "our ringing  clarion, dominating battle shout  we send across our fair Dominion and over the Atlantic Ocean  to the Orangemen and other mil-  States in behalf of the seventh  congress, visiting the various  provineal capital of the western  provinces, the dominion capital,  Ottawa, the national capital of  the United States, Washington,  D. C, and also New York City  and Montreal.  In Washington, Secretary  Burns will visit personally all  ambassadors, and extend the  official greetings of President  John A. Widtsoe, and the congress to each nation, inviting  them to participate in the seventh  congress by delegates and with  exhibits of dry-farmed products  of their country. President  William Howard Taft, Secretary  of Agriculture James Wilson, and  other federal officials will be invited to attend and several days  will be spent in the Department  of Agriculture, studying the  methods of the department, and  securing a United States exhibit,  if possible.  At New York and Montreal the  general consuls of all nations will  be-acquainted with the^work of  the congress, and their personal  influence will be asked in behalf  of the commercial development  of their countries.  At Ottawa, Mr. Burns will personally extend to His Grace) the  Duke of Connaught, an invitation  on the part of the. Canadian Board  of Control to participate in the  Seventh International Dry-Farming Congress at Lethbridge,  while Mrs. Burns, . secretary of  the International Congress, of  Farm Women, will extend to Her  .Grace the Duchess an invitation  to.honor the women's congress st  with her presence and an address.  The agricultural committees of  the -��������������������������� Canadian Parliament and  United,States Congress will also  be asked to consider-the national  import of tlie congress;  \  LOCATING.BRANCH ROAD  A Canadian Northern Railway  survey party of twelve men in  charge of Mr. A. E. Ashcroft, C.  E. acting under instructions from  Mr.-T. H.White, chief engineer,  has arrived at Vernon with  instructions to begin work immediately on the location of a  proposed branch line from Vernon to Kamloops. At the latter  point connection will be made  with the company's main line.  The distance between Vernon  and Kamloops is about eighty  miles, and it is expected that an  easy grade will be secured, although there will be a short  stretch of heavy work at the  summit.'  It is said that the Canadian  Northern will later extend branch  lines through, the Similkameen  and Okanagan ' districts before  constructing a line across Southern British Columbia to effect  a junction with the proposed  Calgary-Lethbridge branch of  that railway which is to be built  this year7  ���������������������������-.&  itant loyalists now making a  magnificent fight against terrible odds.   Stand firm."  Isn't it perfectly grand? And  God help the desecrating, devil-  inspired, doubly-damned renegade traitor who would dare as  much as to think of "hot air"  when the cable is pulsating with  -such ringing -waves -of- heaven-  inspired sentimental loyalty and  God-given patriotism.  And then, oh ye gods! why  was not the gift of humor vouch-  to W. B. County Master Odium  before he penned these pregnant  words when the message says:  "Canada taught the priestly  machine-manipulators a lesson  last September, and, if necessary, will give the hordes of  Jesuits another and a more effective lesson."  Some of us had been under the  impression that Canada in September last was voting on the  question of reciprocity with the  United States, a policy to which  the Dominion Government had  committed itself and for which  it took its life in its hands���������������������������and  got assassinated.���������������������������Bruce, in Saturday Sunset. '  DRY   FARMING  TARIFF COMMISSION ;,._  . - The proposed tariff commission  has.been the subject of debate in  the House of .Commons the past  week. The.is rather a," simple  measure, the out-standing ;point  being the fact that- the proposed  commission is not to be an executive body, but is simply to collect, and tabulate information,  on which the government is  to.act. The government parts  with,not one jot of its authority  or,its responsibility,   r .  A fire occured in Pentiction on  Monday 'of last week which  destroyed Wade's store, occupied  by a merchant named De Gurro  carrying oh the business of a  general store. The fire started  about nine o'clock but obtained  considerable headway before  being noticed and nothing could  be'' done to save the building  which was totally destroyed. '    .  For   Rent���������������������������A   cottage,    on Knight  Apply S. F. Hartry, Enderby.  At Maundrell's���������������������������fresh bulk' oysters.  Union Bank  of Canada  Paid-up Capital . . $4,755,000  Rett and Undivided Profits 3,300,000  Total AiscU, (Over)        .       53,000,000  London, England Office,  51, Threadneedle Street, E.C.  A Branch of this Bank has been  established in London, England, at  No.' 51, Threadneedle Street, E. C,  where Letters of Credit and Drafts  payable at all important points in  Canada and the United States, can be  plirchesed, and Money Transfers  arranged.  A Visitors' Room is provided for  the convenience of clients of the Bank  when in London, to which their mail  may be addressed. ���������������������������   '     *-  Correspondence solicited.  ' \  UndonBrandi:/F'W' ^SHE-  "    0>MW'\G .m .c .HART-SMITH .Assistant-Manager.  A BOUNTIFUL HARVEST-  , NOTICE  Notice is hereby .given that at the  next regular meeting of the.Board of  License Commissioners of the Oity of  Enderby, I* shall apply for a transfer  of the licence of the Enderby Hotel,  situate on Cliff street in said City of  Enderby, to Richard E. Best.  H. E. MANNING.  Dated, Feb. 6, 1911.  B. BRUNDISH  , Enderby, B. C.  I have purchased the old Farmers' Exchange building, on the  ��������������������������� railway, and "am   placing. in  stock a full line of  Bricks, Lime. Hard Wall:  Plaster and Cement  Estimates furnished on all kinds  of Cement, Brick arid Plaster  Work.  "As a man soweth, so shall he reap;"'  and youth is the time in which he must  do his sowing if., the granary is not to  be empty when old age overtakes him,  as it surely will if he lives long enough.  The making of money and the saving of  money, distinguished from the miserly  love of money, should be the ambition of  everyone; but it does not necessarily  follow that if you make money you will  have it ln your old age, as many,a onetime millionaire has died in .the poor  house. But if you take advantage of the  Canadain Government Annuties system  and out of your, wages, salary or income  pay the amount fixed to be paid "each  week, month or year, or as otherwise  arranged,,provision for old age may be  made with- absolute certainity and at  much less cost than on any other safe  plan. You may lose everything else you  own but the Annuity cannot be lost or-  taken from 'you by any7 process of* law,  no'matter how long you may-live. Ask  your Postmaster for7literature on'the  subject, "or," write for the same to the  Superintendent of Annuities,' Ottawa,  to whom all letters' may be. addressed  free of postage'. \   ���������������������������       \ .  He Never  Had Your  Chance :7'y  . In this man's day. there.was;/  little'chance for the chap'wKo "-  started out'iii'life as a -work- N*  man with no special training.1-"--.  He was foredoomed  to wort*?;.  for small wages   until-finally *-"  disqualified by old age. ��������������������������� With'",,"  ���������������������������YOU it is different.   If you"are".;  not getting ahead'as fast "as you-- \  should in your chosen occupa-.  tion, the I. C. S.will help you.'; ~:.  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'i:~������������������t  eity ____���������������������������;  _Stnte_  yfiyl  i..'.--^  .*.*,������������������������������������������������������ t ���������������������������-���������������������������.*.t ���������������������������,��������������������������� *r**,*yyZK  Mr. John T Burns, executive  secretary-treasurer of the International Dry-Farming Congress,  is making an extended tour of  Qastern Canada and the United  <P  V  a  o  t-  c  4>  >>  Si  u  0)  skat  ��������������������������� tam  am*  "a  a  3  3  8) LTS 4)  h ������������������ g ������������������  C JS rt G  2������������������cE2  I    Hi 'a   ; t-l  c  tf.g  "If the duties of the home.do not  allow the wife or maid the needed  time to damen the fire and .wait  for the range to cool before-; polishing" it, it seems -that'it would  be more prudent, to have a stove  red and with the polish burned  off, than to. do .it at the risk of  being roasted-' to "death.. If a red  burnt stove "does not -show "tidiness, it may prove carefulness."  A polished kitchen range ^should  be the producfrof leisure. ���������������������������  .,; \:s..w.^walle^;.;";4  Local "Agent, ;.  Vernon;'B:_ C'.'  sm  /y.\  ��������������������������� <^^<^^>^4^^M^^^><^^> {  E. J.  w:  I, "<Jl.  for  ��������������������������� the  and  Many  more  towns   die  want . of" confidence ' on  PArL_������������������^_^e business men   1 aclnsf"public spirit/--tharrfrom  opposition of neighboring towns  and adverse surroundings.  Grain Hay For Sale���������������������������Any quantity.  Loose.     Albert Hayhurst, Deep Ck.  We have  on cut at all times,  and our aim is to  give good service.  G. R. Sharpe.  Livery, Feed "&.-Sale Stables/<  -ENDERBY, B.C.   *������������������  i ���������������������������* ���������������������������������������������������������������. -*������������������__-  Good-Rigs; "Careful Erlv^j  ers; Dray ing of "all kinds. "'/  Comfortable <and Conimd-,  dious Stabling for teams. v7;]  Prompt attention to all customersJ  _Land;seeker*g_ and_Tottrigt3__in_7l  vited to give us a trial.     -  - *���������������������������"  If you want to  Buy, Sell or  rPyy  5 '.-  ^_>i  Enderby, B. C.  ^s  *- 2 ^    So.  _5^^>"->.���������������������������:  ���������������������������S<i)4'Coes'rt'aswS**s CftJli x!������������������  MSj_2(t uJp^S Wp-.^ uj M-^-3 L  1 ^"C *13^ <=a H3 9*,*������������������ W Q",t=* u XT'*  _^ i���������������������������     .^  03        O  ������������������  ������������������ hog ���������������������������  ^_ J3      cd  S   IDuQ,  3  bO.g  OVER 66 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  AY-i Sj ������������������E-i������������������J>0 uj Buw B u Hj .rt (tow XiXl u3 ,S ? 3  Trade Marks  DE9I0N8  Copyrights Ac.  Anrono sending a ikotch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention Is probnbly pntentablq. Communications strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  sentfroo. OldestTkoiicj- for Bocunnirjpatenls.  Patonts taken through Munn & Co, receive  special notice, without char(?e, luthe  Scientific JUnericau.  A handsomely Illustrated -weekly. I*rtrc������������������t rtr-  culatlon of any scleiilillc journal. Terms for  Canada, J3.75 a year, postage prepaid.; Sold by  all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.36,Broadway New York  Brancb Offlco, 625 F SU Washington, D. C.  A FARM  A FRUIT LOT -       '  A HOUSE   '  A BUSINESS LOT  or A BUSINESS  I have them at Mara, Enderby, Vernon, Victoria, Vancouver, Winnipeg  or elsewhere. Write t'o me. My list  is now ready.  Chat. W. Utile  Eldernell Orchard, Mara, B. C.  WONT GET DULL  FOR  YEARS  For Sale by  THE ENDERBY TRADING CO ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S "WEEKLY  Jean Valjean .was a real character-  real, 1 mean, in tlie sense tliat Victor  ��������������������������� uyo drew 11 picture that has ot'tcn  been pa alleled in real lii'e. '' Let  Miserable?." although' pietemliiig to be  nothing more than fiction, is yet a true  story, "in that it describes incidents,  actions and emotions that have occurred not once but a thousand times in  the ar-ma!  expciiencc of  mankind.  William a/ Pinkerton, head ot the  great detective agency that bears his  name, was the speaker. The talk had  been running on criminals who had  reformed.  "Theie was a case/' he said, "in  which the effort of the criminal to reform was hampered by the fact that  he had escaped before he finished pay-  " ing the penalty society had meted out  as expiation for his crime. Vou know  (.he story���������������������������the poor fellow had done  nothing serious, nothing we would regard as a giave oU'ense. His real offense was in escaping from the galleys.  0 can be cured, net msrsly of tho hiblt. bul  g ofiwescae. The Arnott lnitltuta hsJ psr-  M rr.aner.ily restored natursJ spsech to thca-  ������������������j sa.id3���������������������������Is doing It today, V.'rlto for rail  H (r.formst'.oa and references to II  1 TKE ARHOTT IHST1TUTE.       BERLIN, CUT., Can. |  j^asraT'^v-'' '������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������*^-1-Jj; *&fixss8ttaBrjui&wgp  werw woman  rt'iiu-rrs-sied an 1 OiiuM  *now  MARVEL'WhTriing Spraj  The m������������������w Vaginal ���������������������������.yriiiar.    llesi  ���������������������������.Moj,i jomenien:.   h cleai.sej  ou������������������  '^>^>i.V������������������.Vi.'$S?i^i       ���������������������������,\ ou:o:i>cnien:.   ll clean  ifhe -anno! supply ihi  WAKv'li . accept iw other,  bul itnd -,ia:ap 'or illuvr-te'!  Book ��������������������������� .mI-.I   It Ki"t - f"11 panic-  ������������������|_r_ ar.,1 .iir_c:io u in-MlmWr to ladies.  WINDSOR SUPPLY CO., - ssiuaM-  Windsor, Om. Cr.-ral As-r-< f������������������- rs���������������������������m  - ��������������������������� - -The. easy-shining stove polish  in tlie.big c.i:i. Not a "powder,  which must'bc mixed with water  ���������������������������nor a.hard cake, which must be  scraped but a soft paste, ready to  use, lhat gives a brilliant polish  with a few nibs:  Equally good for stoves, pipes,  grates and ironwork.  If your dealer does not carry  "Black Knijht" Stove Polish,  send us his name and ioc. and  we will send a full size tin by  return mail. 36  The F.F. Dalley Co. Limite<i>Ea_nilton,Ont.  ' JMakcrsof the f.iinous"2iu l"Shoe Polish.  LOOKFOR THE  It. is one of the most pathetic stories  in all literature���������������������������the tale of his efforts  to lead an honest and useful life, in  constant fear of detection and denunciation. And the cha:acter of Javert,  the relentless police olliciu! who turned  tip every time poor .lean Valjean got  a fresh "start, is, to my mind, one of  the most despicable pictures ever drawn  by a novelist. Vet the policeman was  only uoing his duty, as tho law laid  it down."  Mr. Pinkerton paused, relit his cigar.  Contemplated the richly browned meerschaum holder affectionately for a moment, then spoke again.  "We were talking the other day  about crooks who turned straight," he  .-aid. "I told yon of some I knew who  had paid the penalty of their crimes  and are now honest, respected men-  good citizens in every sense. These  men hold up their heads among their  fellow men, knowing that the worst  that can befall them is to have their  ;>ast discovered. They may suffer  .-���������������������������liaine, but they are free from the  shadow of the prison as long as they  remain straight. Good citizens���������������������������yos,  'sometimes too good. Most of them  are not inclined to sot themselves up  us superior beings, even when they  ,!o not fear discovery of their identity, but once in a-while there is one  who forgets that he ever was a criminal."  Mr .Pinkerton paused, pulled at' his  cigar and laughed  shortly.  "One of the foremost physicians in  New Vork, a man at the very head  of his profession, is of that kind," he  -.ai'i. "A good many years ago 1 was  called to .1 bank in a small Western  city, A man had come in, demanding  money, and. presenting revolvers, made  the assistant cashier and a girl clerk  hold up their hands while he got away  with all the cash in sight, some $-10,01)0.  There were traces that made mc bc-  ieve it was an inside job, and so iuy  investigations proved. The whole thing  ad been framed up by a young physi-  ���������������������������ian, well liked and respected, and one  ���������������������������>f thc tellers. It turned out later that  'his same physician had been involved  in a similar case in another town and  that ne had been planning this affair  for two or three years.  7'He was convicted, ancl on his re-  ease.came to New York. "He did not  .hahge.-his name, but it is a common  enough name so that it attracted no  tttention when he began his practice  in this city. Now he is-a noted practitioner, whose fees are enormous, and  who is' in great demand among "his  wealthy, patients.  " "But h has not been sufficient for  this man to accumulate wealth and  fame; he has arrogated to himself a  sort of aristocratic superiority that  makes him a self-appointed arbiter of  society morals. lie is it member of  several exclusive.clubs and is very particular as to who is allowed to join  them."      o  Mr. Pinkerton laughed again.  "It makes me laugh every time I  chink of it���������������������������what I am going to tell  you," he-said. "There is a young man,  the son of a highly respected and very  wealthy western "family, whose name  was put up for membership in one of  the most exclusive clubs in town. And  in the way in which these things are  :old," he was informed that he would  better withdraw his name if he didn't  want to  he  blackballed,  for  Dr.  ,  who is on the board of governors, would  ippose his admission.  "The young man happened to he a  friend of mine, as his father was before him. Hc came to me, greatly disturbed, to ask what ne ought to do.  " 'L_canJ.t_.un_ders_tand   it.'   he  said.  WI8EN   B9J������������������SN������������������  Rifi  TV  e cr nsio  0  Winchester Cartridges���������������������������  thc Hcd W Brand���������������������������arc  sure fire and accurate. In  Winchester and other  makes of cuns they always give thc best results  and results arc what  count. They cost a. few.  cents more than inferior  makes, but they are  dollars better.       ������������������,       -S  7  Sold by Dealers everywhere  Dr. Cartel's Female Pills  EIGHTEEN YEARS THE STANDARD  rrfc*erlb������������������l *n<J r^eoaJaandod for women's *.<!.  kkmjU. ������������������ ������������������'-enUflcjJly ?r������������������p*re<l remedy st  jtotmi irorti. Th* r*#r.h from their van b  prick   %aA   ^xxaJuml.   Ti:  s*i*   w   All   4rufl  'I've never done anything any one  could criticize, except to buy champagne. I admit I've opened a lot of  wine, but I've on record nothing in  mv past that I'm ashamed of.. I can't  understand  why Dr.   should want  ;o blackball me.'  "'Who is it that's.going to blackball your I asked.  " 'Dr.  ,' he replied,   mentioning  rhe  physician 's name.  "~'T]  took'one "of "iny" cards nhd'wrote  on   it:   'Introducing  Mr.   Willie  S .  William A. Pinkerton.'  " 'Give that to the doctor with my  compliments,' 1 said. 'He won't black-  hall you.'  "The physician took the hint, and  my young friend was admitted to the  ���������������������������lub'.     jj.c doesn't know yet  how I did  * L.  "Now. you may say that this physi-  i'inn had paid the penalty for his  crime, that he owed no debt to society  and that he had a right to be as ar-  logant and exclusive as lie pleased. 1  grant that, but 1 maintain that he is  iio better citizen than some of these  .lean Valjeans of real life, men who  are honestly trying to live rightly,  with the double fear not only of detection but of re-imprisonment hanging  over them.  "That is an awful terror���������������������������that fear  of being found out and dragged-'back-  to serve out a prison sentence. But  the man who, like dean Valjean, honestly tries under such a handicap to bo  a, good citizen is entitled. I honestly  believe, to more respect than the man  who has paid his debt���������������������������certainly Iiis  task is a harder one, and fewer men  accomplish  it.  "I have in mind one case that interests me ve *y much. I could put my  hands at any time on an escaped criminal who has nearly twenty years yet  fo serve in the Stillwater penitentiary  in Minnesota. Tint I do not intend to  molest him  or reveal his secret unless  he commits another crime���������������������������which he is  not at all  likely to do.  "This fellow was one of the cleverest jewellery thieves I ever knew, and  I 've known a good many.1 He was a  young'man 'of good family, educated,  could dress well andfliked to���������������������������in short,  just the kind of a man to impose on  ah unsuspicious, tradesman. He got a  lot of money througlr his thefts, but  blew it all in as soon as he got it and  had to resort to crime again to get  more.  "I first heard of him a good many  years ago in Sa!n Francisco. That, 1  believe, was tne first place where he  worked, his favorite trick.  "Registering at a San Francisco hotel under the name of a wealthy man  of San Jose, he visited a jewel levy store  am! picked out a fine diamond ring.  After making the selection he said,  rather bashfully, that he was intending  to be married and was buying the ring  for the young wonian, but before deciding to purchase it he would bring  her around to see it. lie asked the  jeweller to lay the ring aside for him,  and as there was nothing suspicious  about his manner or his request, the  ring was put away for later inspection  by thy mythical fiancee.  '"The young crook went to five other  jewellers and did the same thing. Now  he had introduced himself and made  his selection in six places, choosing  rings worth several hundred dollars  apiece. His next move was to go to.  San Jose, which was not his home and  never had been, and write to each  jeweller on the letterhead of the firm  of which he had pretended to ,be a  member. In his letters he said that  he had been unexpectedly called home  on business and asked the jewellers to  keep the rings until he could visit San  Francisco again.  "When enough time had elapsed for  the jewellers to get the letters, but before they had time to answer them���������������������������  for the answers would have gone to  the firm of which the young man pretended to be a member���������������������������he sent each  jeweller a telegram to thc elfect that he  had decided to take the ring and would  call for it the next day. So the jewellers diil not answer the letters.  "Xcxt day the young man visited  each jeweller, gave.him a check, which  was accepted without question, for the  jewellers had been completely deceived  by the letters from the highly rated  firm&in San Jose, and took, up the  rings. 'j.his was on Saturday, and the  forged checks could not get back to  the San Jose bank.before Monday. By  that time the young fellow was hundreds of miles away.  "We were not called in on the case,  bnt-1 learned about it, and J heard of  what he did after that.- He worked  the same game, in Denver, with Colorado Springs' as iiis supposed home  city. Jle worked it in St. Louis, and  a little later, he', worked both Louisville and Cincinnati in one day. ..Finally he got into six��������������������������� jewellers of St.  Paul in one day, and one of them happened to be a member, of the Jewellers'  Protective Association," which retained  us for, protection against thieves. This  jeweller sent for me, and I went up  to see him. The story he told me  was familiar. There was no doubt the  man who had turned the trick was the  one who had worked San Francisco and  the other cities.  " 'Can you catch him?' asked the  jeweller.  " 'There's no doubt of that,' I replied. 'Sooner or later we will pick  him up. But if you want to get him  quickly you'll have to spend some  money, 'it will cost about a thousand  dollars.'  The jeweller demurred, just as many  other good men demur whou they are  called upon to go down into their own  pockets to do.a service for society. If  every man who suffers from the depredations of criminals were willing to  help catch the man who robs him there  wouldn't be so many criminals at large.  Private detective agencies ean-'t work  TorTothiTig,71111 ITew "pOIiWTropSTnrrerrtr  can afford to detail men to follow the  trails of individual criminals except in  the most serious cases. But finally this  St. Paul jeweller came around and  agreed to spend a thousand���������������������������which he  could well afford���������������������������-to catch the ring  thief. I knew then we would have the  man  soon."  "How could you tell that"?"  "Because he'was certain to try the  same - trick-somewlioie -elrC--sii.ee he  had been so successful in getting away  with it before." replied Mr. Pinkerton. "H was certain, too. that he  would try a big city. So the way  to trap him. it seemed to me, was to  put the jewellers in the big cities on  their guard. it was not much trouble  to get a description of him, for so  inanv jewellers had seen him���������������������������to theii  sorrow". And the cheeks by the bank*  gave samples enough of handwriting.  Wc got out circulars containing the  description and specimens of penmanship and sent them broadcast. Not  long afterward one of our men picked  him up in  Boston.  "The young fellow begged and  pleaded for mercy, but he had been at  the game too long to play innocent and  first offender, and all the six St. Paul  jewellers identified him as the man who  had robbed them. He was convicted  on six counts and was given four years  on each���������������������������twenty-four years in the Minnesota penitentiary,  "I got reports from the prison from  time to time. lie was taking his imprisonment easily ami was making  himself a good ' fellow with the warden. He became editor of the prison  paper and wrote some really clevei  things for it.      The reports that came  to me were so good that the mau who  brought them asked ine one day what  I made of the follow's actions. '....',...  " 'He's getting ready to "kiss himself out," 1 said, and I was right, for  not long after, that he slipped away  between two days and vanished.  '' Of course, his photograph, and. description were sent to all the police  departments and detective agencies,  but nobody got a trace of him. 1  hadn't heard or thought of him for  twenty years until a couple of years  ago.  "I was sitting in the lobby of a hotel in Hong Kong, watching the people passing, when a man whose face  seemed familiar came in. 1 studied  him a moment, tlien I placed him. It  was the escaped convict from Stillwater���������������������������the young jewel thief! His  hair was gray, but it was the same man  ���������������������������I was sure of it.  "If I had had any doubt about his  identity it would have been removed  by his actions when he caught sight  of me. He started, turned pale and  hurried away. lie had recognized me  quicker  than  I had  recognized   him.  "in the few minutes that followed  his recognition of me that man went  through all the pangs of terror that  Jean Valjean ever sutrcred. lie could  not stand the suspense long, and soon  he came over to where 1 sat.'  " 'What does this, mean���������������������������what are  you doing here in Hong Kong'?' he  stammered.  " 'What are you doing here?' I asked him, and he told me his story.  "He had lived straight from the  time he escaped from prison. lie had  had a hard time of it, between keeping himself under cover and earning  a "living. He had done newspaper  Work and other things .until he finally  drifted to Hong Kong. When I found  him there he had been for sixteen  years a merchant in that city, had  built up a large and profitable business  and was one of the most highly- respected business men in the city. Nobody, not even nis family, over had  so iimcli as guessed his antecedents  STOPS  i^tio HEALS THE I.UNGS  iWafc PRICE. 25 CENTS  THI Y ACT QUICKLY  AND ALWAY > CUEE  O v'  Postmaster Tells of Quick Relief,'  Dodd's Kidney Pills Cure  Two   of  them  taken   before   going  to  bed  clears  away   his   Pain   in   the  Back���������������������������Why  thev, always  cure  more  serious Kidney Diseases.  Buck-  Lake,    Out.    (Special).���������������������������How  quickly   Dodd's   Kidney    Pills    relieve  pain  in  the back  when  taken  in  time  is evidenced'by Mr. James Thomas, the  well known and highly respected post.":  master here.  "1'wish to inform you that T always  find relief for pain" in -the back by  taking Dodd's Kidney Pills," 'says  Postmaster Thomas. 7 "Sometimes in  the mornings 1 cannot straighten ap  for hours, but if 1 take two Dodd's  Kidney Pills before going to bed ..he  pain all disappears and I ba\e no  trouble  in  the  morning."  Dodd's.Kidney Pills" act difeefclv on  the Kidneys. Where .pain in the back  is caused by slight Kidney disorders  the pain is relieved at once. Whciv  the complaint is of longer standing  and-the Kidneys are diseased the cure  takes longer, and Dodd's Kidney. Pills  never fail. Thousands of1 Canadians  tell of the cure of Kidney Disease of  all forms, -rom pain in the back to  Bright's" Disease, by Dodd's Kidney  Pills. There is not on record a single  case of. Kidney Disease or of Diseases  resulting from" diseased Kidneys, such  rs nhciumatism or Dropsy which Dodd's  Kidney Pills have failed to cure if  taken "regularly and according to direc  tions.        f  "I had difficulty in making him Do-  iievefIthat 1 had not found his triil  and come to Tlong Kong after hira.  Of course I hadn't ami of course -I  didn't expose him. What good wouldv  it have done? It would havedoiie ih-  finite.harm without doing any good.  "ft lifted a tremendous weight off  the fellow's mind. In spite of lib.' outward appearance of contentment he  had been looking for me, or for som.i  oflicer of the law, all'these years. Lik*3  Jean Valjean, he had known the terror of the evildoer, who knows by b't-  ter experience the fate that awaits  him if he is caught. The mu who  has escaped dreads imprisonment more  than he who has always serve I nut hi3  time, for he knows what kind of treatment he will get in the ordinaly piisou  when ho is taken back.  "Jean Valjeans in real life? Ves,  there are many of them; many men  who have not, after years of freedom,  entirely lost tho fear of being recognized and denounced and, what is worse,  dragged back to prison again. And  often that fear is justified. I will tell  you of an instance.  ".More than forty years ago, when  T was a young fellow, a desperate  criminal broke jail in the west. He  was a man with a long record as a,  bank burglar and he was serving a  sentence that had many years yet to  "run. I did not know the man, but 1  knew about him, and his escape was  a great newspaper sensation at the  time.  "A few years ago a man called on  me here in my New York office. He  was a crook whom  I  recognized.  " 'I've got a proposition .to make to  you,' he said. 'Vou remember So-and-  So? He named the man who had escaped so long ago.      1  nodded.  "'I kno\v~ where he is,' said the  crook. 'I ran across him a little while  ago. He's changed his name and got  rich. He's been living straight ever  since he got out and .he's one of the  prominent, citizen up where he lives,  lie doesn't know that T 'in on, but I've  got him dead to rights. Now. you  could go up there and shake him down  for a big bunch of moncv for both of  us.'  "He didn'"- get any further. f got  up out of my. chair and���������������������������well, when I  got through with te fellow I had done  some remembering myself.  "Look here,' I said, 'you did a trick  yourself up in Kew Hampshire some  years ago, and you made your getaway  after you were sentenced. My recollection is that yon owe the stale of ,\'ew  Hampsire about fifteen years' time, and  I promise you that if that old. mau  you just spoke of. is ever molested or  approached in any way by you or any  one else, for blackmail or to peach ou  him, riLsec to it that you spend tho  rest of yourriife in prison, and that  goes! ' ' ' "  "The crook slipped .out of my oflice,  and   the- old   man   who   escaped   from  prison forty years agoHs still a  uscful.  and respected'citizen, sofar'.as I know..  I never investigated the story the crook'  told me. but 1'have "no doubt tlint-.it. is  true and that in the city'be named thero.  is another Jean Valjean in real life." .  ��������������������������� Recruiting Sergeant: Why do you say  you won 't' on list unless you're sent to.  the Seventy-fifth  Infantry/  Tim Gcoghegan: Boca 'se T want to  .be near nie'brother that's iu th' Seven-  tv-sixt'.  Some persons aro more susceptible  to colds than others, contracting ��������������������������� de-.  rangeiiii'iits of the pulmonary organs  from the slightest causes. . .These  should always have at h.'tnd a bottle of  Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup, the  present day" sovereign remedy for'  cough's, "catarrh aiid inflammation of  the lungs. It will effect a,.'cure no  matter how severe the cold may be.  You cannot afford to be without a  remedy liko Bickle's, for it is tho best.  WHEAT, BARLEY  Owing to so much unfarorable weather, many farmers ofer Western  " Canada have"gntue"red~at"least"pa"rt~of" their-'crop-totiched-by-frost-or-  otherwise weather damaged. However, through the large shortage m  corn, oats, barlev, fodder, potatoes and regetables, by the unusual heat  and drought of 'last summer in the United States, Eastern Canada and  Western Europe, there is going to be a steady demand at good price?,  for all the grain Western Canada has-raised, no matter what its quality  may be.  So much variety in quality makes it impossible for thoso less experienced to judge the full value that should be obtained for such grain,  therefore the farmer* never stood more in need of the services of the  ��������������������������� experienced and  reliable grain commission man to act for him, in the  looking after and selling of his grain, than he does this season.  Farmers, vou will therefore do well for yourselves not lo accept  street or track prices, but to ship your grain by carload direct to Fort  William or Port Arthur, to be handled by us in a way that will get  for vou all there is in it. We make liberal ad-rances when desired, on  receipt of shipping bills for cars shipped. We never buy your grain on  our own account, but act as your agents in selling it to the best advantage for your account, and we do so on a fixed commission of lc per  bushel. ,   , ,  We have made a specialty of this work for many years, and are  well known orer Western Canada for our experience in the grain trade,  reliability, careful attention to our customers' interests, and promptness  in  making settlements,  We invite farmers who have not yet employed us to WTite to us for  shipping instructions and market information, and in regard to our  standing in the Winnipeg Grain Trade, and our financial position, we  beg to refer you to the Union Bant of Canada, and any of its branches,  also  to the  commercial   agencieB of  Bradstreets and E. Q, Dun & Co.  THOMPSON SONS & CO.  GRAIN COMMISSION MERCHANTS  703 Y Grain Exchange Winnipeg  ...m  z   "\i  I'v.-.i' ;.-*vrf..t'-/  v������������������'.������������������. ������������������<������������������>������������������,������������������  117 $>  Thursday February 15, 1912  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  1  I  J1*-'  I  hV  I'i  I I  \s i  I-'  r   i  I1 ���������������������������  H  l-V"  .  w *  tl  \y  Harvey & Rodie  Real Estate, Insurance, Etc. Post Office Block, Enderby  Buyers Should Distinguish  Between the real estate that is "a good thing to sell" and the real estate  that is "a good thing to buy." For example, town lots in remote and  doubtful townsites, and high-priced sub-divisions -of fruit-land, etc., are  "good things to sell." The profits are big, the buyers are not shrewd,  and the business is easily handled.  The other end of the business, the handling of "good things to buy" is  more difficult. The owners are not keen to sell and the buyers will not  be fooled. But once a deal is closed there are no regrets coming for the  buyer. This is the end of the business that we handle, and no other.  There is not on our records the name 'of one buyer who afterwards expressed dissatisfaction. ' x  NORTH OP VERNON, we do the largest real estate business in the  Valley. You should take advantage !of what we have learned while  handling this business.' Consult our list. Send our literature to your  friends. If you knew the names of the local business people who have  been quietly buying around Enderby and Armstrong since last fall you  would be inclined to think that the time for you to buy had now come..  Get our list.  JAMES MOWAT  Report of Chas. W. Little as  Delegate to Institute Convention  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  REAL ESTATE  Fru it Land Hay Land  Town Lot*"  The Liverpool & London & G\dk* tms. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  L^ndon-Laneasbira Fire Insurance Oo .  Royal Insurance Co., ot.LWmrpaai (Life dept  The London & Lancashire Guarantee  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK,   ENDERBY  For your  Seeds, Ornamentals and Fmits  Go to the  TJT?\T"D V Seedhouse &  rl'IjiNlvI   Nurseries"  Vancouver, B. C.  We have the finest stock on the Coast  Last year being my first year in business, I was badly handicapped for  want of stock, but not so this year.  Send'us your order and we shall give  you satisfaction.  See our new catalogue (FREE.)  A. R. MACDOUGALL, Prop.  The Bank of Montreal contemplates the absorption of another  strong bank in a merger that  will still further assert its leads  among the bank institutions of  the country. The Royal Bank, the  Merchant's Bank and the Bank  of Nova Scotia are all mentioned  as being the. likely~ones to figure  in the merger.  ������������������  COAL !  COAL !  j, I am- prepared r to .'fill orders for  domestic coal; large. or. small .quantities.     Jarrjes Mowat, Office Bell Blk.  Wanted���������������������������A    newly-calfed   cow.  dressrBox 648, Salmon-Arm.,  -  Ad-  Cooking Stoves  Coal and Wood  Heaters  Ranges, Etc.;  I.have added-a standard line  of these goods "and am pre-:  pared "to quote you,prices.  Wm. H. Hutchison  ENDERBY  Following is the report of Mr. C.  W. Little, as delegate to the 14th  Annual Convention of the Central  Farmers' Institute, read before a  meeting of the Northern Okanagan  Institute in Enderby and Mara last  week.  Gentlemen: I think it was in 1898  the first Convention of the Central  Institute was held, with 13 delegates  present. This year there were 65  present, and a new delegate caunot  help being impressed with the importance of these meetings, both to  the farmers and the Government.  Without doubt each year will see an  increase in the number of delegates,  and subjects brought up ior discussion of more importance, and in fact  of vital interest to the farming interest of B. C. Each year sees an  improvement in resolutions sent in,  procedure and discussion, an'd let me  here impress upon you the need for  great consideration, thought and dis_-  cussion of the resolutions submitted.  Be cure that they are worthy of consideration. Better send in-..one or  two really important, well-thought-  out resolutions than a dozen or so  of. such trash as you can pick out of  thc some 120 submitted this year.  These the resolution committee consolidated and boiled down to 40, or  just one-third. Bear this in mind,  and don't'"send your delegate, .whoever he may be, with-anything open  tor ridicule or anything heisjashamed  to father. " Your delegate, pr,obably  a new man, will realize this "when he  finds he is up against not only about  75"farmers, but perhaps the pick of  us���������������������������some , really good speakers and  debaters���������������������������realizing the importance of  the Institute and quick to criticise  and turn down, without sympathy  for the .mover, "anything that is not  strictly within the bounds of what  the. Farmers' Institute Convention -is  intended to" represent. 7, If" we submit  fewer-and "better", resolutions "to the  Government . ,we..shall get far more  and favorable'consideration"'"than ' by  passing a whole bunch of" trash." Of  33' submitted, 18 carried, 6 were", defeated' and 9 withdrawn' this year. -"  I am pleased to report that all of  the six resolutions our Institute sent  in were carried, with very little opposition. Some were incorporated  with resolutions sent in by other Institutes of a similar nature, moved  by them and seconded or supported  by myself.  The resolution endorsing the resolution passed by the Highways Association carried unanimously.  The resolution asking the Government to loan money to farmers at a  low rate lof interest, moved by West  Kootenay, and seconded by myself,  carried unanimously. This resolution, perhaps the most important  before the ,.Convention, was considered of much interest. A deputation' of four, * Summerland, Nelson,'  Shaunigan and Northern Okanagan,  were appointed to wait upon the executive council to lay the matter be.  fore the ministers. Mr. Lucas,member for Yale, introduced us. We  were accorded a very pleasant, cordial and interested hearing, the Premier assuring us the matter would  have the favorable consideration of  vthe Government, and possibly provision would be made during the  present session for the appointment,  of a Commission to enquire thoroughly into the subject.  The resolution setting forth that  "we consider that only persons paying real or personal taxes should be  exempt from-revenue; tax" carried..-  ' A resolution asking the Department-  to have the ' annual report in the  hands, of the Institutes at an earlier  date than in the past, was ��������������������������� withdrawn upon i the explanation of. the'  Superintendent of the Institute - and-  the assurance that this year it will  certainly be out much earlier- than  last" year." y - '. - -- - .- .'  The resolution' -asking the, continuance' of -tobacco experiments - carried  unanimously, . with ��������������������������� assurance from  the - Superintendent t. that- -this".year's  results had - been7'most'encouraging-  moved by Crawford Bay, carried.  Of the other resolutions, perhaps  West Kootenay's resolution to make  possible and practicable ownership by  local telephone companies, was, I  think, the most important, but the  Convention was almost unanimously  in favor of Government ownership,  and on these lines the resolution  passed, but the. Premier in his address told us candidly that the Provincial Government could not at  present consider such an enormous  and ' difficult undertaking, and inti-^  mated that our best and only remedy  lay in inducing the Dominion Government to extend their present lines  wherever practicable.  Another very important resolution,  to the Okanagan, was the municipalization of all    water districts where  necessary.     I, was appointed one; of  the ^deputation   to,   wait  tupbn tne .  Water Commissioner   in this matter,- -  which,������������������if, adopted, - will I think, do'  much towards"   the   successful opera- ���������������������������'  tion of the new:Water Act. --,"l7__  The remaining ' resolutions I shall  be pleased to read out to you after  reading' this report, give my views .  upon the many matters, "my impression, as to the general opinion of the  Convention as a result of the dis- [  cussion .      - " ,.  , ���������������������������- '���������������������������  In closing, gentlemen, I wish'to express- my , appreciation   of   our- very ,\  efficient,   practical   and - painstaking   ���������������������������  Superintendent of Farmers' Institute,','  Mr. Wi E.  Scott, . Mr.  Craddock'the   ;  secretary, and other members of the .  department,   'for    their courtess^'and-:*-  consideration, '. while   7attendihg.-:aS'..-.  your delegate the past two sessions./.  And the members of this Institute-;7-;  I "wish to- thank "for ' the honor con- :,  ferred and affording" me the "pleasure^,  of representing- you at the past,two -���������������������������  Conventions at Victoria, "a'-.pleasure"--  which I do not 7expect;-/- wish; nor!  consider expedient,', in the interest^ bf'^J  the Institute at. the next Convention.  But when selecting.your next deleg^te'/piZf/^f  choose him   from - amongst>the^men^5r/,sfV^;  who have, -and_"do take,7the"greatest^*s_JSiz\  interest * in 7"the" "work", and - success f, of 7-y7yy  the Institute" and, has' the'-ihtefest^of--Z-JZ/y  our "Valley '.at hearty and he" must/; beTf f^f|;f|  willing ,and .capable to hold his dwn_,J>7,77  ,��������������������������� The.   resolution    asking-, that -..'the7wheri.,-"thV- interests [ ofv-his Institute7-7^:7^  bounty on   coyotes "be raised to $5,  and our'"district "are at, stake.   "'P '.?'"',"''/'%  along xthis   line  .nearly"all over the  Province."      ,* ._-",.    , y  BSi  TIME to Paint.  Make your buildings bright and dean  this Spring. We have  the best and most economical paint for you  to use.  Sherwin-Williams  Paint, prepared,  t_h_e=P-ainUthat=  spreads farthest,  wears longest,  f. looks best. Made  # of purest materials.  A Record of forty  years of good paint  making behind it..  We   stock * Wagons,  ._. _i.es,  Plows and all kinds of Farm  Implements.,      "'���������������������������-'' '7 7 7  ''SiiTt^T-'W ruTTiils  Pi I Hi T O     H"������������������E   THE L*BGEST MX OF  I   H I H  I O      AMY  PAINTS  IN   THE W0RL0  Harness, Paints, Oils and  Varnishes; Stoves, Tinware,  Graniteware, Sewing Machines, Shelf   and   Heavy  Hardware. Let us quote you on your  Spring Requirements. We can save you  money.  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C. i  ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  You May Have Catarrh  and Mot Know 11  HEAD AND  THROAT BECOME DISEASED WITH CATARRH FROM  NEGLECTING COLDS AND  COUGHS  Catarrh   is   Treacherous���������������������������When   Fully  Developed is a Horror���������������������������Note Its  Symptoms  " Is yom* breath had?"  "Is yum* Hi rout soie.;"  "Do you cough at night?''  "is ,yuur  voice  raspy."  "Duos your nose stop n j> ? * *  "Have you nasal  discharge?"  "Do you spit up phlegm?"  '* IIas" yom*  nose an  itchy  feeling?"  " Have'you'pain across the eyes?"  "Is your throat irritable, weak?"  'tDo"you sleep with mouth open?"  ."Are"you subject lo sneezing fits?"  "Do your cars roar and buzz?"  "Arc you hard  nf hearing?"  If you have any of these indications  of   Catarrh,   cure   the   trouble   now���������������������������  stop  it  before  it  gets   into   the  lungs  or bronchial tubes���������������������������then it may be too  late.    The remedy is "Catarrhozone,"  a   direct   breathable   cure   that   places  antiseptic   balsams   and   healing   medication on every spot that's tainted by  catarrhal  germs.   -  There can he no failure with Catarrhozone���������������������������for years it has successfully  cured cases that resisted other remedies. '' No one can know better than I  the enormous benefit one gets from the  very first day's use of Catarrhozone,"  writes T. T. Hopkins, of Westvale, P.Q.  "i had for years a stubborn case of  Bronchial Catarrh, ear noises, headache, sore eyes, stopped-up nose and  throat. It affected my appetite and  made my breath rank. Catarrhozone  cured quickly."  Get Catarrhozone, use it, and you  are sure of cure���������������������������beware of imitations  and substitutes. Large size Catarrhozone, with hard rubber inhaler, lasts  two months, and is guaranteed. Price  $1.00, at all dealers, or tho Catarrhozone Co., Buffalo, N.Y., and Kingston,  Out.  "Boss, would  you  help  a  poor gent  what ain't able to work?"  "Why, you look strong. What keeps  you  from   working?"  ''Ale. blooming pride, sir."  +    -+    *  Nat Goodwin was at thc club with  an English friend .and became thc  centre of an appreciative group. A  cigar man offered the comedian a cigar,  saying that it was a new production.  "With each cigar, you understand,"  the promotor said, "1 will give a  coupon, aud when you have smoked  three thousand of them you may bring  "the coupons to me and exchange them  for a grand piano." Nat sniffed the  cigar, pinched it gently, and then replied: "If T smoked three thousand of  these cigars I think 1 would need a  harp instead of a grand piano," There  was a burst of laughter in which thc  Englishman did not join, but presently  ho exploded with merriment. "I see  the point." he exclaimed. '''Being an  actor, you havo to travel around'the  country a groat deal and a harp would  be so much more convenient to carry."  i, .-���������������������������--'���������������������������'���������������������������--���������������������������'~���������������������������f*  \:  ���������������������������z/7/y.yJ '. '���������������������������"���������������������������" ^JyrV/i  'm7-'7i\u}7^y'i'^m  .   ������������������������������������������������������ :-C.*& i yy^/^���������������������������^jyL-'/  .,;��������������������������� 0<v   "��������������������������� :^<-2.,���������������������������zu:*y-''���������������������������...������������������;*������������������>. f  _  __     . **-- '*^y_?^-'  JAii-iDA'e       OHEATEST       SCHOOl  Y ^J.i-/zA777/.���������������������������^7z-  (y)uf///t/-37J  ESTABLISHED IS32.y_   Jo.. P-n't&i'.v Ave. and Fort St.  ..i-. j.'.-.fi.   Mit   iir'vr.e  dt   World's   Ei  n ii.";: uii i's wjri: and mnthods.  ii'.- :��������������������������������������������� r-.r a   lii-." ca.-aloirnc.     Wen In-  on't Persecute  your Bowels  Cut out calWb'a nnd ijurgabves.   They art brutal  ������������������������������������������������������harsh���������������������������unnecessary.    Try     A$ff!bt-^  CARTER'S LITTLE AM&{\  LIVER PILLS JM$M(*  Purely vtaelable.  A������������������y  tfenlly on the liver,  eliminate bile,  and  ���������������������������oothe ihedelic  membrane of  oi the bowel-  Cure Con-  ttipatioo,  Biljoiu-  Sici Headacte and Indention, ai millions know,  Small Pill,   Small Doao, Small Prica  r'Genuine ttu.tbcai Signature  Mrs. O'Toole: "Thoy say iu the paper, Pat, that there's a new baby born  ivry toime the clock ticks."  Mr. 0Toole (nursing twins): "Then  bad luck to the haythen thot invinted  clocks!"       y<y  ������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������*    *  - -���������������������������-  A player who had got into dilliculties  at tho St. Andrews' famous golf links,  after vainly hammering away for some  time, said to his caddie, "What club  ought 1 to take now?"  "Talc' them a'," was thc reply,  "and gang awa hamo."  +���������������������������        +���������������������������        ���������������������������������������������  Probably the most typical illustration of modern culture was the reply  of a lady who had been enthusiastic  over the Wagnerian cycle, and "when  1 asked her to tell mo quite honestly,  as between old friends, if she really enjoyed it, replied: "Oh, yes! 1 think  'one likes Wagner���������������������������doesn't one?"  The sentiment of the theatrical profession is always impressive, particularly among managers. The proprietor  of the theatre had died. The manager  was'asked if thc houso would be closed.  "What! With this business! Absurd,"  ho replied, genuinely shocked. But he  gave orders to 'the stage manager to  put thc chorus in black stockings until  after the funeral.  *    *    *  A certain woman assured her husband" sho never told him a- lie, and  never would, lie told hor he did not  doubt it, but would hereafter cut a  notch in the piano when he knew she  deceived him.  "No, you 'won't!" she screamed.  < 71 'in not going to have my piano ruined!"  <    *    *  "And just to think, John," said Mrs.  Dearmond, proudly, "if the suffragettes get into power thc leaders will  have their pictures on thc postage  stamps."  " "By George," sighed Mr. Dearmond,  with 'a far-away look, "that is the  only   way   we'll   ever  be  able  to  lick  'cm."  t    *    *  She: To think that you once declared that you would love mc as long  as you lived! And now, hardly married a year, and you care nothing  at  all about me!  Jle: But, you see, when I told you  [ would, love you as long as I lived,  [ wasn't feeling very well, and T really  didn't think I should live long.  "Say, ma," docs "God sec "everything  we "do?"  "Yes.' my  child."  "Even the little things around the  house, ma���������������������������in thc hall, and dining-  room, and all around?"  "Ves,'my   child,   everywhere."  After  a  moment's  profound  silence:  "I wouldn't like to be pa!"  * . *    *  "So Smith, fat Smith, actually climbed  Mont Blanc!"  "Smith? Not hc!" thc other mountaineer replied.  "But hc said  he did."  "True. But in September, oh Ins  return from Chamounix, lie only said  he'd been to the foot of Mont Blanc.  Since then he's gradually lied himself  all the way to the top."  r  *-        *        ������������������  "Xo, m'lud," cried the counsel for  the prosecution, as he drew near the  end of his speech, "it was not an accident! Let mc try to make my point  clearer."  But thc judge was really getting  tired of having things cleared. Still,  for the time, he said nothing.  HI!, FRAIL WOMEN  WITH PALE GHF.E  Now   Rapidly   Learning   the   Way  to  Health and Vigor hy the Use  of Dr. Hamilton's Pills.  Thousands of half-dead, emaciated,  worn-out women are dragging out their  weary lives simply because they don't  know what ails them. "Nine times in  ten it's indigestion, which directly  leads lo anaemia, poor circulation, and  evontuallv invalidism.  m-mk :p7^4Sm  (a  3i(  The 'first step twards relief is to  flush out all wastes and unhealthy  matter. Loosen the bowels���������������������������stir up tlie  liver���������������������������stimulate the kidneys. Once this  is done, Dr. Hamilton's Pills will quickly manifest-their health-restoring qualities.  "The best way to correct impaired  digestion, to cure constipation, headache, liver trouble, and other ailments of the stomach and bowels,"  writes Mrs. Uriah A. Dempsey, from  Woodstock, "is by the frequent use  of Dr. Hamilton's Pills. I didn't  know what it was to enjoy a good meal  for months. My stomach was sour, I  belched gas, was thin, tired, pale, and  nervous. I simply house-cleaned my  system with Dr. Hamilton's Pills, and  have been robust and vigorous ever  since.5'  To keep thc machinery of the body  in active working order, no remedy is  so efficient, so mild, so curative as Dr.  Hamilton's Pills���������������������������good i'or men, women and children. 2">c. per box, at~all  dealers or thc Catarrhozone Co., Kingston, Out.  He   smoked   clay   pipes,   same   as  you  do."  "Tommy Atkins" pleaded exemption from church parade on the ground  that he was an agnostic.  The sergeant-major assumed an expression   of-innocent  intercst.-  "Don't you believe in the Ten Commandments?',' hc mildly asked the bold  'free-thinker.  "Not one, sir," was the reply.  ."What! Not tho rule of keeping thc  Sabbath?"  "No, sir."  "Ah, well, you're tho very-man I've  been looking for to scrub out the canteen."  V&;  r������������������ .i  V i&Is  Wv ^JtsJa Csvifl-  sight that have been developed to race  in faster than 2,10?"  "It used to "be, but in this times  have changed. Where to-day can one  pick up winners? I 'd like to know,  for I'm ready to purchase a half  dozen right now. More and more am  i. convinced that the proper method is  attending the sales of the big brooding  farms and taking a chance ou. youngsters bred in the best blond lines. This  J'vo been doing for the past couple of  years, and will continue to do. Prom  the youngsters I 'in training now, 1  have faith that several will come to  make turf history."  "What has been the increased cost  of running a campaigning stable in  the past few years? Other things have  gone up; most likely you have had tho  same experience."  "It costs about twice as much to  run a racing stable now as it did ten  years ago. At that time it was nothing  I'or a groom to care for three horses.  Now a man is needed on each horse,  with extra helpers on the day thc animal races. Railroad and express bills  have jumped, hotel bills increased  to quite an extent, and so along through  the list. Today every horse has his  chest rilled with boots and harness.  Each horse has his own sulky. Ten  years ago one sulky was used for all  and one chest of boots was all that  was required i'or the slriug of horses.  "This shows tho additional expense  for each horse, as well as-the large increase in luggage that has to be carted around. The man who said, 'The  luxury of today is the necessity of tomorrow,' hit the nail squarely ou the  head.  After scouring the country from one  end to thc other in search of a pacer  for the slow classes on thc ice this  winter, a syndicate, headed by Herb  Wilkins, the big Owen Sound horseman, came to the conclusion that Adrian  Pointer, the five-year-old bay stallion,  by Adrian Ha ...a, 2.0/Vi���������������������������Dolly  Pointer, by Capt. Pointer, that owned  jointly by James Cniickshank and  James Elmhirst, of Kccne, was the  best in sight, and after an unsuccessful trip up in Michigan, Wilkins and Al  Proctor boarded tho big "rattler" foi  Kccne, and purchased the horse, bur,  not without having to pay the price  of a world's champion. ��������������������������� Associated  ���������������������������with Wilkins and Proctor is Mr. Geo.  Gray,  However, in Adrian Pointer they  have a horse with all thc "earmarks"  of a champion, and their many friends  would lie delighted to sec them own a  high-class one, as they aro most popular horsemen.  Adrian. Pointer  is  what  might1 well  UtKiSfitl  fat  &  ���������������������������far. &l  U|l SPF'TOT 8  The Quickest, Surest Cough Remedy You  Ever Usscl, or Money Refunded.    Steps  Even Whooping Cough Quickly.  "The cheapness of Mother Graves'  Worm- Exterminator puts'.it', within  reach oi all, and it can'be got at any  druggist's.  You may not ricedf the ?2 which..a 50-  cent bottle of Pinex saves you, bi.it you  <lo need the wonderful effectiveness of  ���������������������������this famous couj.li remedy. It will  usually stoi> iho most ol>:"iinale clcep-  FcaLetl cough ii.sfde <:!' 21 hours, and has  no equal  i'or  w'-.ccpi-.-.g' cor.__h.  A 50-cent bottle of J'ir.ex. mixed with  home-made su.'.ai* syrun, pives you lii  ounces���������������������������a fa_._!_y supply of thc most  pleasant and effective coiiKii remedy you  ever used, .["easily prepared in five minutes���������������������������clircotic_.s in  piich^re.  Thc way tl.is tr.hes hold of' a cough  and gives instant relief will make you  regret that you never tried it before,  Stimulates, tlie ai?i5elile, is sli.;htly laxa-  live and tastes good���������������������������children take it  willingly. It lias a wonderful record In  cases of incipient Inns trouble and is  splendid for croup, asthma, bronchitis,  throat trouble, etc.  Pinex is a special nnd highly concentrated compound of Norway "White Pine  extract, rich in guaiaeol and other natural healing pine elements. Simply mix  with sugar svrup or strained honey, in a>  ���������������������������16-ounc'e bottle, and it is .ready for use.  Used in more homes in the U. S. and  Canada than any-other cough remedy.  Pinex has often been imitated, but  never successfully, for nothing else will .  produce the same results. The gc'iuino  i.s guaranteed to give absolute satisfaction or money refunded. Certificate of  guarantee is wrapped in each package.  Tour druggist has Pinex -or will gladly  get it for you. If not; .send to The Pine*  Co., Toronto, Ont.  bo called a big little horse. He is a  nicely-turned animal, and reminds ono  a great deal of Hal B. Jr., 2.03, except  lhat hc is a bright bay in color, while  the Hal horse is more of a-brown. Ho  trials over a poor half-mile .track  is without a record, but is credited with  around 2.1a, with phenomenally fast  quarters. He is bred on pacing lines,  and appears to be one of the rugged  sort that would stand hard racing.  Up to thc present time the horse has  nover been favored with expert'training, as his education" has beon entirely  in tho hands of Mr. Elmlii.rst's .-son,  "Snooky," who is but a novice. However, as the horse now goes into the  stable of Buss Mc.Girr, the lii fie  "Northern Giant," who is a pastinustcr  in the art of training and race driving, marked im proven.cuts may be expected, and it will not be surprising if  Adrian Pointer should prove himself  to be the season's crack pacer in Mc-  '  Girr's hands  Wii������������������ f'  SWBraW P^5n������������������PiaS!s HEALS THE LUNGS  IlWb b^mMh PRICE. 25 CfiNIS  ������������������m .22 CABJRER  Extra 'Light Weight Repeating Rifle-  l . . . '  " -���������������������������'.���������������������������'  ^������������������������������������������������������li  M^ecp        O ll|l|JU:.l_; vru rru U"n 1  barrister���������������������������"suppofce someone hit mc in  the eye, and as a consequence my eye  be.-ame black. That could not be called  an  accident."  His lordship nodded.  "Perhaps not," no agreed thoughtfully; but theio was a faint .twinkle  in his eye. "Quite probably not. But  (heie's very little doubt that that is  how you would fry to explain it!"  "Hard work!'7 -lobson snorted, after  a particularly heavy day at the ollice.  "Don't lalk to me! What do you  know about, it?"  Smith, who didn't go to an office,  smiled.  "Well. 1 guess 1 know something,"  lie answered gently. "Since 1 got up  this morning, for instance, I've put  down a linoleum, laid three carpels,  papered two mom., lixed a fire-grate,  swept Ihc hall���������������������������"  "Good Scott!" dobson began to  grow   com passionate���������������������������sympathetic,  "Mended a chair," Smith went on,  "made two beds, set the (able, washed  the dishes, moved a piano and a sideboard, and hung nine pictures!"  "roor old chap!"' gasped Jobson.  ���������������������������'Was   it���������������������������your  wife���������������������������made your'  "Xo; my little girl did." said Smith  sonowfully. "Vou sec, I bought her  a new doll's house last nighl!"  Xm!_.������������������Uk: "Do 'you know. YVrynicr,  sometimes  you  remind  me  strongly  of  ennvson  ���������������������������? ��������������������������� >  Wrytner:   "Oh,  come, now.      That's  putting it ou a little too thick."  Naggus: "Not a bit, my dear fellow.  An Oil That Ts Prized Everywhere.���������������������������  Dr. Thomas' Kclei'tric Oil was put upon  the market without any flourish over  thirty years ago. It was put up to meet  the wants of a small section, but as  yiiou as its merits became known it had  a whole continent for a Held, and it is  now known and prized throughout this  liomisphoic. There is nothing equal to  it  divided among his horses as follows:   tj-Xhis rifle handles .22 Short. .22 Long or .22 Long Rifle cart-  Branham Baughmau, the biggest money    a    . , ���������������������������_.._.. c ,       tl������������������ _.������������������.���������������������������-        - a  winning pace? out this year, $13,GS0;' H ridges without change of adjustment.    It s a taire-down ana i  Earl, Jr., $7,i2o; Bclvasia, $r>,7j}0: Urn-; : a very handy, all-around small caliber repeater.  Examine one ;  biggest rifle value ever offered. ;,  est, $2,000; Nujor Brino, $2,450; Olive j [, and you'll agree that it's the big  O'Bicnc,'    $UMS;    Sara    Ann    Batch,' W 3 & b  $1,2:30;   Mary  C,  $C00;   Chatty ^irocfc,, g AS K    YOUR     DEALER    T<  j^:30jj'.!]a^_inmibf_o^_$_l_l 0;_ hi_l]y_ Knrk,_ $  "fjrffo; ' Ore i."h to ii," .fUHr.    OTft^ir'rrW'fiitr^-  hc  had  a stable  racing over  the  New  Hnglaiid   half-mile   tracks   which  gathered in about $2,.'.00.  In winning this money Cox drove in  71 races, being first 2-1 times, second M  17'/_; times, third 11 times, fourth .S'_! |]  times, and unplaced in ten of his starts. ||  Only one other stable out this year |s  won more than did Cox's, that of fa  Tommi'ny ^Jurphy. It must also be re- ||  ineiiiborcd that-since-last-April there  has been sold by Cox $:!,*i,(i!J0 worth of  trotlers and  pacers  at  private sale.  Always drive to win?  "I should say so. The day of the  driver going away from the wiie  rippity bang has passed, unless laying  all over the field in point of speed,  which is seldom. Brains count more  now in the sulky I ban ever. Time in  racing has passed, it not being how  fast, the heats arc. but the class of the  horse that counts. Give mc a 2.O.")  horse ami I'll beat a 2,0-1 one in heats  raced in from 2.07 to 2.OS. Ves, and  make him look cheap. In some part  of thc mile I 'II take all the race out  of that chap and finish practically  alone."  "Young drivers arc coming up. What  is your advice to them?"  "Don't wail for.a winning tomorrow  when ii victory can be earned today.  Drive always to win, regardless of a  record on the horse. Nobody ever  made fame in the sulky that did not  irtcn ride in front. Even the driver  coming in second is overlooked by lhc  spectator and critics.' It's the man in  front, who gels the glory, reputation,  and finally the best horse in his stable.  Be honest, and leave boo/.e for the ������������������|  other  fellow to handle." j m  "Isn't   the   rig.-.,   method   in   having  M  winners fo tro out and buv the best in   m  " * 1*1   ; _;$  'O    SHOW   YOU   ONE  *v*    ���������������������������..P.JCTCT.-^TTTr^.-^g-^.    ,ni   v.*    '^i j.TCrgym~  rr^-yivpi.-JArf  gSSGESKSBSBfiSSS^  fi ^f3  il 3*&  ���������������������������Ja-a^ y  Owing to so much unfavorable wt.at.ior, many farmerb ovor Weatoru  Canada have gathered nt least part of their crop touched by frciU o:  otherwise weather damaged. However, through ihe Inrge nhortage it-,  com, oats, barley, fodder, potatoes and vegetables, by the unm.ua: beat  tni'i drought of last summer in the United States. Raston; L-Jinaiin ai.c  Wesiern Knrope, there in going to be a steady demand al guod pries.'  for all thc grain Western Canada has raised, uo in..uer what itn quaiit,  may be.  "So  much  variety in  qualuy  makes it impossible (oi  r.uooo iokc  cj  ^    pcrienced to judge the full value thai Fhonid bt- "htHmeo '.o<  "sict  ���������������������������_-raIi,  ; lirrcl'oie  the  farmer never atood more iu  neod of the services cf thc-  ;|    experienced  and   reliable  groin  cominiBHiou  man  to act  for hi in. in  the  J.    looking after and celling of his grain, than he deep ts<? aeasoii  Farmers, you will therefore do well for youmdies.. not r,o accept  street or track prices, but to ship your grain by carload direct to Fort  William in I'nrt Arthni, to be handled by us in ft n-a} tlmi will get '  for you all there is in it. We make liberal advam-oi. when d^ired. on  receipt of shipping bills for cars .hipped, We never buy yonr grain on  .mi .i ���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������������������������ mi ii i. Imt 3-"1 a.- your agents in selling it to the best i:d������������������-_io  ia.<."- I'or yonr account, mid we do so ou a fixed f-otniniusicm of In per  bushel.  ������������������, We have made a specialty of this work to? many years, and nre  well Known over Western Canada for our experience in the grain trad--.,  reliability, careful attention to our customers' interests, and proniptnes's  in making settlements. \  Wq invite farmers Who bare not yet employed ub to write to ub for  shipping instructions and market information, and ip regard to our  standing in . the Winnipeg Grain Trade, and our fluancinl position, vee  beg to refer yuu to the ITuion Bank of Canada, and any of nt branches.  hI������������������i.  to   lhc  commercial  ngnnc.i������������������i. of Bradsfreets and R. G. Dun A Co.  MMkMt GfffS 1  GRAIN  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS  703 Y Gr-*in Exchange Winnipeg  ' ^^SI.5S^  Sf UNDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  $P  THE MAGISTRATE'S STORY  What He Owes to Zam-Buk  Mr. C. E. Sanford, of Weston, Kings  Co., N.S., a .Justice of the Peace for  lhe county, and  a deacon of the Barn  list Church  in Berwick, says:  "J   have  I  f  17  i  ish  |!  t'-  K.  id  used   Xam-Buk   for   piles  and   found   it  a splendid  remedy.    It cured  inc."  Mr. Thomas Pearson, of Prince Albert, Sask., writes: "I must thank  you for the benefit "1 have received  from the use of Zam-Buk. Last slimmer 1 had a fever, which left me with  .piles. 1 started to use Zam-Buk and  found it gave me relief, so I continued  with it. A tier using three or four  boxes if effected a' complete cure.  Zam-Buk will also be jouihI a sure  cure for cold sores, chapped hands,  frost bite, ulcers, eczema, bloodpoison,  varicose sovos, scalp sores, ringworm,  inflamed patches, babies' eruptions and  chapped places, cuts, burns, bruises,  and sicin injuries generally. All druggists and stores sell at '30c. box, or  post free from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto,  upon receipt of price. You are warned  against harmful imitations and substitutes. See the registered name "Zam-  Buk" on every package before buying.  The King of Siam, who can write  fluently in three European languages,  is an author of some note. ��������������������������� He has  written several stories for children's  magazines published in,England.  A -man expects' to be trusted, but a  woman loves to be tousled.  USE  ns  LINrWENT  U TOR !T  C-oHro, Swollen Glands,-Cysts,  Varicose Veins, Vurloos.'titss  any whero.- -It allays pa in anil lakes  out. iiillamuiallou promptly. A safe,  hraling',soothini?,-auilii!'pilc. l'leas-  nnltouso���������������������������quiclclyab&orbcillntoslJiiJ.  Powerfully penetrating but docs not  blister under bandage nor eaus >. any  ciiDlcatantncss    Few.itrops only.required ill, cacli  application.   A15SOKBJ-NB,"JK., y.COand fi.OU a.  Ouitlo at dniRglbts or delivered."''Hook 3 Gfrco.  ������������������/. I'. YOUNG. P.D.F..210 lymans BMo., Montreal, Can.  .110 niiiimmt oy .Mamn Jiole * Wynne Co , \Vlninp>,_:  r= Nntloml l>ii!. .'lint Cbi'imcd Co., \> niijijKt; <S CulK.uy  . i Mnuil'.isaa Ura������������������ Ca Ltd. Vancouver  YOU CANNOT- FORGET YOUR  CORNS  They pain too much. Perhaps you  have tried this, that and the other remedy���������������������������you still have,them. You do not  experiment when you ,,usc futnam's  Painless Corn Extractor. In twenty-  four hours the soreness is removed. In  a day or two you arc lid of them1," root  and branch. 'Keep the name in sight  because it tells the story. Putnam's  Painless Corn Extractor.    Sold hy drug  gists, price 25c.  Dr.Martel's Female Pills  ���������������������������KjMBMnrt jm *m*.wati  ���������������������������wnm i^M������������������nui jw������������������  |7 :  w  ,. .EIGHTEEN YEARS THE,STANDARD  7Prescribed and recommended for woinoii's ailments,--a ��������������������������� scientifically 'prepared   remedy   of  'proven worth. "The result f roraHlieir ��������������������������� use is  "quick  .ind  permanent.  Por  sale  at  all drug  stores.       ,.   .   . -  [r  Ohilliwack,   British   Columbia  The Garden of B.C.,  in the famous Fraser  Valley.  'Finest fanning and fruit land in the  _ world.  Irrigation unknown. B.C.. Electric Hy  ~t i'tiiit-V anTtTTrver;��������������������������� CvN'TftfTranscont i neiTtirl-oiul"  Gt.   Northern   building.   Chilliwack   a  modern  city���������������������������wateiworks,   electric  light,   etc.     Green  Paradise���������������������������no   frost,   no   four   months'   snow.  Write   II,.   T.   Goodland,   Secy.    Board   of  Trade,  Chilliwack,  for nib information,  book-  lots,  maps,  cic.���������������������������THEN  COME.  STAP  Tho Arnott Institute treats ihe CAUSE,  not the HABIT, and permanently  cures  It he most hopeleiS-looklni, cases In four-to-  eleht weeks.   Write for proofs, references  and Information to 12  THE MNOTT INSTITUTE,       BERLIN, ONT., Can-  SHIP YOUR  and  Beef Hsdes  to  as and get 20 per cent.  more for them than at home.  Write to us for out* uc\y  price list S and we will mail  you one free. Watch this  ad. weekly.  *We solicit your shipments  for Beet' Elides, Raw Furs,  Wool, Ta'llow, Seneca Root,  Horse Hair, Sheep Pelts, etc.  Enos A. Mills, adventurer and explorer, started out one fine Alardi morning for tli- lop of tfic San. Juan range  of the L'ockics in'search of a little inside information on thc subject of  mountain slides, lie got there all right,  and was safely halt-way down again  when there suddenly appeared on the  upper steeps a terrific outburst as from  au explosion. He knew thou, he says  in "The Spell ot the Rockies" (Houghton, MUVm Go.), that a general slide  had'started. It was like the end of  the world���������������������������that thundering, terrible,  ear-splitting, crashing sound that was  everywhere about liim���������������������������and Mills was  much of the impression that his own  end was near. Nevertheless, hc tells  us:  I whirlerPto escape, pointed my skces  down the slope���������������������������and went. In less  than half a minute a tremendous snow  avalanche one hundred or perhaps two  hundred feet deep and five or six hundred feet long, thundered over the spot  where I had stood. /  There was no chance to dodge, no  time to climb out of the way. The  ouly hope ofoescape lay in out-running  th'c magnificent' monster. Xt came  crashing and thundering after me as  swift as a gale and more all-sweeping  and destructive than an earthquake  tidal wave.  . I made a desperate start. Friction  almost ceases to be a factor with skecs  on a snowy steep, aiid in less than a  hundred yards I was going like tho  wind. For the first quarter of a mile,  to the upper end of the gulch, was  smoqth coasting, and down this I shot,  with the avalanche, comet-tailed with  snow-dust, in close pursuit. A race  for life was on. .  The gulch down wliich I must go began witn a rocky gorge and continued  downward, an enormous U-shapcd depression between high mountain ridges.  Here and there it expanded aud then  contracted, and ��������������������������� it was broken "with  granite crags and .ribs, lt was piled  and bristled with ten thousand fire-  killed trees, To coast'through all these  snow-clad obstructions at break-neck  speed, would be taking the maximum  number of lifc-and-dcatli chances' in  the0 minimum' amount of time. The  woist of it all was that'I had never  been "through , tbe place. * And- bad  "enough, too, -was the fact that the  ridge thrust in from the "left and completely hid the, beginning "of U& gulch.  a As .1 shot across" the lower point .of  the_ ridge,'about to" plunge blindly into  the gorge, 1 thought of the possibility  of bccomiugeiitaiigle.djii the'hedge-like  ���������������������������fhickcts of * dwarfed, gnarled" timber-  line trees." I also realized that I might  dash against a cliff,-or plunge into a  deep canon. Of course .1 might strike  an open way," but certain it was that "I  could not stop,' nor s'e'e the beginning  of the gorge, n'or tell,'what" I should  strike'when I shot over-the ridge.    ���������������������������  T,t was a second of .most intense concern as T"cleared the ridge blindly to  go 7hito what lay below and ..beyond.  It was like leaping into the dark, and  ���������������������������with (the leap, turn ing on the all-revealing light. -As-T cleared tne ridge, there  was just time to pull-myself together  for a * forty-odd-foot - leap ' across ,oue  arm of the liorscshoe-shaped' end of  the gorge. In/al] my wild mountainside coasts on skees, never have I sped  as swiftly as when I _made this mad  flight. As I shot through the. air, I  had a glimpse down into the pointed,'  snow-laden tops of a few tall firtrees  that were firmly rooted among the rocks  in the bottom of tho gorge. Luckily  I cleared the gorge and landed in a  good place; but so narrowly did I miss  the corner of a cliff that my shadow  "c^]litlecl_witint: jy^ "7 "~"  Thcre was no time to bid farewell to  fears when tne slide started, nor to entertain them while running away from  it. Instinct put me to flight; the situation set my wits working at their best,  and, once started, I could neither stop  ior look back; and so thick and fast  did obstructions and dangers rise, before me that only dimly and incidentally did I think of the on-coming  danger-behind. -         lection. Numerous factors prcesnted  themselves which should have done  much to dispel mental procrastination  and develop decision. There were  scores of progressive propositions to  decide within a few seconds; should 1  dodge that tree on the left side and  duck under low limbs just beyond, or  dodge to the right and scrape that  pile of rocks? These, with my speed,  required instant decision and action.  With almost uncontrollable rapidity  I shot out into a small, nearly level  glacier meadow, and had a brief rest  from swift decisions and oncoming dangers. How relieved my weary brain  felt, with nothing to decide about dodging! As though starved for thought  material, I wondered if tliere were willows buried beneath the snow. Sharp  pains in my left hand compelled attention, and showed my left arm drawn  tightly against my breast with fingers  and thumb spread to the fullest, and  all their muscles tens"e.  Tho lower edge of the meadow was  almost blockaded with a dense growth  of fire-killed trees. Fortunately the  easy slope here had so checked my  speed that I was able to dodge safely  through, but the heavy slide .swept  across the meadow after me' with undiminished speed, and came crashing  into the dead trees so close to me that  broken limbs were flung flying past as  1 shot down off a steep moraine less  than one hundred feet ahead.  All the way down I had. hoped to  find a side canon into which I might  dodge. I was going too rapidly to  enter the one I had seen. As I coasted  thc moraine it flashed through my mind  that I had once heard a prospector say  it was only a quarter of a mile from  Aspen Gulch up to the meadows. Aspen  Gulch came in on the- right, as the  noAv slightly widening track seemed to  indicate.   ,  At the bottom of the moraine I was  forced between two trees that stood  close together, and a broken limb of  one pierced my open coat just beneath  the left armhole, arid slit the coat to  the bottom. My 'momentum and the  resistance of the strong material gave  me, sueh a shock that I, was flung off  my balance, and my left' skee smashed  againsfe a tree. Two feet of the heel  was broken off and the remainder split.  E managed to.'avoid falling biit-hadlo  check my speed "with my'staff for fear  of a worse accident. - .   '  '"Battling breakers-with *a broken'oar  or-racing witlra brokeiuskee are struggles'of short duration. ,-The -slide did  "not slowTdowri, "arid so closely-did "it  crowd me that, through , the crashing  of trees as> it struck: them down, J  could hear thc rocks- and splintered  timb rs in its mass' grinding together  and thudding against' obstructions over  wliich it swept.- These sounds, and flying, broken limbs cried to me '/ Faster! " "and 7ns I started" to descend another steep riioraine, I threw away my  staff, and "let go."_ T_ simply flashed  down thc slope, dodged. and rounded  a cliff, * turned awkwardly into .Aspen'  Gulch, and tumbled heels over head���������������������������  into safety.  Then 1 picked myself up, to see the  slide (go by within twenty feet, with  great 'broken trees sticking out of its  side, and a snow-cloud "dragging above.  start a gun as powerful as the 4.7 naval  gun, but this is to be lapidly increased,  so that soon wc will see heavy naval  ordnance mounted on a disappearing  carriage fired wnen the vessel is awash  ���������������������������that is, when there is only a gun  platfonn out of water and visible. Such  guns as the 10-14 inch will be relegated  to the scrap heap within the next ten  years.  The reason is that a powerful submersible will almost invariably do all  her destructive \y,ork under water by  means of the ram ancl her torpedoes.  The only exception will be in action  against land fortifications. That these  will then bo destroyed by a high explosive fired from a small calibre gun  or by bombs  dropped from aeroplanes.  Already modem submarines are far  and away ahead of those of the first  Holland type, constructed ten years  since. They arc not only immune  against all gun fire, but safe in manoev-  ring below thc surface; they are now  quite comfortable for their crews, and  are steadily growing in size.  The first Holland boats used in Eng-  laud, for instance, were only G3 feet  long, wim a beam of twelve feet, and  a submerged displacement of 120 tons  and engines of 120 horsepower. Those  now being finished measure 198 feet,  with a breadth -*of .twenty-four feet,  haying a submerged" displacement of  nearly 1,000 tons, and are run with  1,600 horsepower engines, at a speed  of IS knots per hour  on  the surface:  NEWFOUNDLAND TOO  SENDS GOOD NEWS  OF THE GREAT WORK DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS ARE DOING  QUICK RELIEF FROM THAT  PERSISTENT, HACKING G0U8H  We mean the kind of cough it gives  one a cold shiver just to hear���������������������������the dry,  deep-seated hack���������������������������hack���������������������������hack���������������������������t hat  seems as if it were tearing the very  vitals. That's the kind of cough that  means business.  Fortunately, though, that is also one  of the kinds of cough for which Na-Dru-  Co Syrup of Linseed, Licorice and  Chlorodyne was first prescribed, and  which it has been relieving with great  promptness and regularity ever since.  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WHERE  SHIRTS GROW , ON TREES  "Shirts grow on trees where 1. came"  from," said the old sailor. . .   -   '  '/How so,rshipmate'?'' a pale clerk-  asked.       -' "  The   sailor   emptied' 'his   glass   and.  wiped his mouth .with the back of, his '  hand.     ��������������������������� -,  "I'm a-speakin;," hc said, "of the '  South   Seas.    You  know  them  islands  over there?"  '        "- .  "Sure," said" the clerk.'   ' _   7'  "Well,   that's -where   I   mean "that/  shirts grow ou trees.    There's a   kind  of a willow tree on them islands' with.,  a soft, flexible bark.    A native selects  a tree with a trunk that's just a little -  bigger  round   than  what  he  is..     lie ^  makes a ring witn his knife round the .  trunk through the'bark, and-he makes  another   ring   four   feet   below.   .Then"  with a slit of the'knife he draws' the :  b'ark  off, the" same "as-a boy does.in  making a willow* whistle, and h'e.'s got.  a fine", durable shirt. ' All -he," need's  to-  do is to dry-it out,, make twro hole's for j  the'arms, and put.a la'cin" in the back;,  to  draw.it together.   \ ,  '  ���������������������������    ������������������������������������������������������ -       ..-_  - " fn the spring of,the year the shirts  are gathered.    Men and women-both go  out at that, time to look, for trees that ':  fit7thcm.    These^bark  shirts are .treated so as to be soft and flexible.'" They"^  don't-look bad  at  all for  shirts  that -  grow".on  trees." _   -7"���������������������������    '7     .' ���������������������������  il  r-       j|  \?..-      /   j  *-tV>/-  , *-. _*  .  JP-.  'A1. Mild Pill.-for Delicate Women.���������������������������  The. most \delicate ".woman-, can undergo;,  a-course of Parmelee's/Yegetable. Pills!  "with"out"#fear 7of 7uiipleasant.i7-cohse'-  qnonces. 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My  senses were keenly alert, and premember noticing the shadows of ...e fir-  trees on thc white snow aud hearing  while still in the air the brave, cheery  notes of a chickadee; then the snowslide  on my trail, less than an eighth of a  mile behind, plunged into the gorge  with a thundering crash. I came back  io the snow on the lower sido, and  went skimming down the slope with  thc slide only a few seconds behind.  .Fortunately most of the fallen masses of trees were buried, though a few  broken limbs pooped through the snow  to snag or trip me. How t ever dodged  my way through the thickly standing  tree-growths is one feature of the experience that was too swift for recol-  North-West Hide  & Fur Co.  278 Rupert St.     Winnipeg, Nan.  Asthma Cannot Last when the greatest of all asthma specifics is used. Dr.  J. D. Keii'gg's Asthma Remedy assuredly deserves this exalted title. Tt has  countless cures to its credit which other  preparations had failed to benefit. 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NO STROPPING - NO HONINO  311  J&.?e&&c3L THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  ./' Thursday February 15, 1912  The Spring Styles  en's Suits  Come in ancl se^ our new Spring Samples of  made-to-order Suits.  The latest styles and newest cloths in-  . Tweeds, Worsteds, Hand-made Irish Donegals  ancl Hand-made Scotch Tweeds.  We supply- the best dressers.  Have you seen our new  Ginghams ?  Direct from Scotland.  You can depend on the colors of these goods.  They afe going out nearly as fast as they came  The Poison Mercantile-Co.  BUDGET SPEECH THIS WEEK  Victoria, B. C, Feb. 13.���������������������������The Estimates and Budget speech in the local  legislature are looked for on Friday  next, an'd with night sittings thereafter it is both hoped and expected  to bring the session to a close before  the advent of March. There will be  no redistribution until a settling of  population during thc next natural  term of parliament has made sucn  procedure practicable, and' thc Premier will probably go to the country  in the early spring upon his railway  policy and arrangement for Better  Terms with the Dominion, That he  will be returned   is   freely conceded.  That this should be the case is the  highest possible tribute to the cleanliness and efficiency of the government given this province under Mr.  McBride, who (despite the .opportunities created by an overwhelming majority at his back) has preserved his  administration from the suspicion of  scandal and discharged thc country's  business with keen efficiency and  statesmanlike foresight.  Of the business of parliament during the past week, the passage .of the  Forest Bill through committee has  been the outstanding feature. In  the Municipal Committee it was foreshadowed that a recommendation will  be made to the Government to appoint a commission to redraft the  Municipal Clauses Act into three distinct parts, dealing respectively with  cities of the first class, urban municipalities and cities of the second  class and rural municipalities. This  or another commission will fully investigate the contrasted merits and  demerits of government by commission and municipal ownership. It  also is suggested that the question  of telephone rates in British Columbia be referred to this tribunal of  inquiry for a report upon which governmental corrective action may be  based.  CITY OF ENDERBY  Assessment, Year 1912  COURT OF REVISION  NOTICE is hereby given that th?  first sitting of the Annual Court 0/  Revision of .the Municipality of tht  City-of Enderby for the year 1912,  will be held at thc City Hall on  Monday, the 4th day of March, 1912, at  7:30 p.m., for the purpose of hearing  and determining complaints against  the assessment as made by the Aa  sessor, and revising and correcting  the assessment roll.  Any person complaining of an error  ^T=om1ssion7=or"=as=having=beenninder-"  ment roll, may come before the court  (1) personally, (2) by means of a  written communication, (3) by an attorney or (4) by any, other person  authorized by him in writting to appear in his behalf; and the court may  in the exercise of their discretion,  either correct or confirm the assessment; hut no complaint can be heard  unless WRITTEN NOTICE of the  ground of such complaint shall have  been given to the Assessor at least  TEN DAYS before the date of the  first sitting of the court.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  City Clerkf  ^City-Hallr=JaTi~29thr-1912,   Stationery.  WE Carry a Full Line of Stationery,  and are always  adding  to our stock.   If there is anything you want,  which-we do nothappen to.have, .we will_endeavor..to...get  it for you.    A new lot of Picture Post Cards have just  arrived.    Call and see them.  THE   ENDERBY   FAIR  Opposite The Walker Press.  READ  Our New Serial Story Beginning in our  Next Issue.  "    PRUDDEN-W1LS0N NUPTIALS  A quiet wedding was solemnized at  the home of-Mr. and Mrs. H. McXee,  on-Wednesday, afternoon, Feb. 14th,  when their daughter, Miss Ruth Wilson, was married to Mr. Earl H.  Prudden, thc Rev. D. Campbell officiating. There were only the im-  1 mediate relatives of the bride in attendance, Miss Dewey arriving - on  Monday from Portland, Ore., to witness the happy nuptials.  This is the happy culmination of  a school-day courtship, Miss Wilson  and Mr. Prudden having taken their  college degrees together. Mr. and  Mrs. Prudden- loft on the afternoon  train for their home at Botha, Alta.,  where Mr. Prudden is engaged in the  mercantile business, and where they  will be at home to their friends after  Feb. 19th.  LOCAL OPTION LEAGUE  Rev. Dr. Spencer has been requested by the. Local Option  Executive to remain in office as  'S^TinteMentr-'tilhhis^successor  is appointed. He will do so, and  afterwards labor in B. C. as an  Evangelist and Reformer, probably in assocation with the  League, but in general evangelism, Temperance and Social  Service. The platform of the  League has been enlarged to the  co-related - necessities, _ viz; _(1)  Local Option and Provincial Prohibition. (2) Civic, Social and  Moral Reform. The principle of  votes for Women and Direct  legislation was endorsed at the  recent Convention, though not  made a plank in its platform. Dr.  Ernest Hall was appointed special  lecturer for the League without  remuneration. The Convention  was a good one and a spirit of  optimism prevailed. Several  recommendations are to be presented to the Government.  WANTED-A working farm foreman  thoroughly familiar with the growing  and shipping of vegetables. Preference  given to a married man, or one who  has a practical knowledge of land  clearing operations. House, milk, vegetables and fire-wood furnished. Write  in own hand-writing giving past experience and references and state salary, to  Box 56, Langley, B. C.  War makes carrion that breeds  plagues, starvation, misery ancl then  other wars.  Sold at a Standard Price from Coast to Coast. The  price is stamped on the sole, and is the same as the  shoe is sold for in the city in which it is made,  namely, Toronto. We pay the freight. ������������������������������������������������������> This  guarantees that you are getting the best value in  the shoe line. We cordially invite the Ladies to  call and inspect this line.  We handle Moffet's Best Flour  o AND FEED'  Enderby Trading Co., Ltd.  1  o  m  MQEEETS BEST  Baled Timothy Hay for sale  COLUMBIA   FLOURING   MILLS   CO. Limited  Orchardists:  The Fraser Valley Nurseries, Ltd.  ALDERGROVE, B. C.  Have the Finest  Home-Grown Nursery Stock  Including���������������������������  APPLES, PEARS, PLUMS,  CHERRIES,   SMALL   FRUITS AND ORNAMENTAL SHRUBBERY.  LIVE DISTRICT AGENT WANTED.  For full particulars, write���������������������������  RICHARD McCOMB,  General Manager,  Aldergrove, B.C


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