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 ���������������������������a'tmwwa^j". ..^gurtJ  WHERE   THERE   ARE  S,   AND   SNOW   DRIFTS   ARE   UNKNOWN   EXCEPT   IN   MEMORY  Enderby, B. C,   March 21, 1D12  AND       WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol. 5; No. 3;/Whoie No._212  Premier McBride Speaks on His.  Policy to an Appreciative Audience  Premier McBride and the Hon. W.  J. Bowser addressed a public meeting  at Vernon Monday evening, on the  policy of the Government. The Vernon opera house was crowded to the  doors by an audience that showed it  was fully in accord with the policy  of the Premier on every possible occasion. The attendance from Ender-  - by was somewhat, limited, owing*to  the fact   having    been   made known  - that the seating capacity of the hall  was too small to take care of any  crowd larger than 500. However, the  Vernon "*��������������������������� committee in charge took  particular care to see that outsiders  were provided for.  In. his    opening   remarks,  the Pre-  -mier drew.attention   to the marvelous    development-, noticeable   on   all  sides' as'   one^ traverses   the Yalley,  and-said-   that   what, was going  on  here was but aii example of the con-  ; ditions throughout~the_provinCb7, 7-  '���������������������������:: The. present .election, affords a,-rather/, unique" "experience..   There" are  "eig'ht seats'  already   declared by, ac-  ���������������������������. clamation for the *��������������������������� Government, and'a  large number "of" other constituencies  - wilfnot be contested by the"Liberals.  Where .-.there are. Liberals -it seems to  " be-a-'rather' academic effort.-' He  considered  it    a   compliment to  the  - government, and -- a compliment the  government,was not backward ^.acknowledging, as it- was;a clear indication "of the satisfaction felt by.the  Liberals in "thc policy pursued by his  commission promised   ^y the .Ottawa  government.    .  He referred to the splendid surplus  with the people. There should not be  any fear felt in connection with the  proposed railroad construction. The  government had ' taken every precaution to protect the people's interest.  We have the guarantee of the road  that they will indemnify the country  held by the provincial government, a j for any shortage   in   the payment of  curplus of $8,000,000 ;���������������������������s the result of [principal,    and   this is covered by a*  the Conservative administration. But  as a province, we are just opening  up^ our ��������������������������� immense resources;'" the demands of progress have Just commenced, and he could'jee in.the near  future many big and expensive undertakings.  In dealing - with the" Asiatic question Premier McBride was loudly ap-'  plauded when he remarked: ^ . "We  have no dispute to be settled between  this country and Japan and .China.'  I look for no trouble;.I anticipate no  complications, -but we'contend that  there is'no necessity,., f.incurring the  enmity of these countries when we  sayforNour own'-protection we shall'  demand the-right to say who should  or should not' enter. 'We believe we  have: a country p&ramountly, a7wLite  man's country *��������������������������� and it should- be re-'  tained as such', v ', The Premier .said  there was" "also a. larger phase 'of the  ���������������������������question, -;and' intimated^; that -we  were thinking too much of the "development of oiir coast cities ana'not  enough of their "protection. He urged  that more interest should be taken in  military arid naval -affairs. . In our  marvelous prosperity' we must-not  .forget-the protection of-it:/vV -   . ���������������������������  Taking up therailway,policy of the  government, the Premier said the'rea-  govcrnment." The attitude of the j son he had appealed to the electorate  Liberals stamps" them as- .typical 'at this time was'because they desired'  westerners,' who are broad enough to :to submit a second installment of.the  see the good in the work being done. | railway policy   and    they ��������������������������� wanted to  He fully appreciated this; and he and  his colleagues would-ever, try to be a  government of all the people.  All the people of the province do  not agree that he has been all that  others have claimed for him.   Ho did  not mind the adverse criticism, for  he knew in his own mind that he has  as all times continued his efforts to  give the province the best government possible. If he has been able  to be of service to the province as  prime minister, it has been becauso  the people of British Columbia have  stood behind him. \If there is to be  any gratitude-introduced,-it must-be  on his part���������������������������gratitude to the people  for having sent the strong men to  assist him in the work of administering thc affairs of the province.  The Premier spoke very warmly ol  the capacity ami integrity of his  friend and colleague, the Hon, Price  Ellison, and he assured the people  of Vernon that the good reputation  hc bore at home .clings to him in his  management of the business of Minister of Finance. He would have  been pleased to see the election of  Mr. Ellison by acclamation. He did  not know how it would feel to be  elected by acclamation, since he had  always had to fight inch by inch for  everything gained by him, and then  had to fight as hard to hold it, but  for the satisfaction it would have  been to Mr. Ellison, he had hoped to  see him returned without opposition.  The Premier referred to the success  of the mission of himself and colleagues to Ottawa in the matter of  "better terms" and pointed to the  advantages that would accrue to the  province as the result of the enquiry  know -if .the " electors \axe going to  help carry it through. Two yearg'  ago he promised the Okanagan an  extension ' of the C. N. R. He was  here to make good. This branch will  cost five or.six   million dollars, but  "lle~knew of no more important extension. He did not have any data*  and could not say how far south of.  Kelowna the . road would go, but if  the development continues it may be  expected to enter every section of the'  Okanagan. The Premier referred to  the financial strength and stability  of the C. N. R., and called attention  to-the-great-work done-by this-road  in its construction to the coast. He  said that Sir William Mackenzie waa;  so impressed by his visit to the Okanagan some months ago, hc was prepared to push his road into every  section that promised business.   -  Mr. McBride referred briefly to the  criticism directed against him by the  Opposition press. He had been accused of being a tool of this, road  and that, but he did not propose to  waste any time endeavoring to extricate himself from a position he never  had been in. If any railway company  is ready to do business and is open  and above board, he would always  be found ready to talk business.  Premier McBride concluded his remarks amid a storm of applause, and  was followed by the Hon. Mr. Bowser. Mr. Bowser dealt specifically  with the railway policy, and produced figures to show an instructive  comparison between the affairs of the  province nine years ago, when the  McBride government came into power  and the affairs of the present. The  object   of   their   present tour of the  first mortgage on the road.  The construction work on the extension -into the Okanagan will be'  started, on or* before the 1st of July,  1912," and the road -.vill*be completed,  by" the 1st of July, 1915.  - The "Attorney- General referred to  the .vhigh financial- standing of the  province. When ..the McBride - government came'into power the public debt,  amounted to $11,250,000," and the  treasury was., depleted.. To-day the  public debt.stands at $10,000,000, and  the "province "has, on deposit a cash  reserve- of - $8,000,000," with sinking  funds sufficient to" wipe out'.the debt.  ��������������������������� Reference' was made- to.the several  commissions to be.appointed to carry  on the "investigations proposed by the=  recent legislature, -and -the' Attorney  general foreshadowed legislatiorijthat'  will,follow as the result of these investigations.' .  - , zi/   -',-,     -...-.,,������������������  ' "At' the . conclusion-. > ol 7 the public  meeting, a complimentary banquet'  .was-tendered the distinguished, speakers,-at which- both; the Premier and*  Attorney General. made short replies  to'the toast of the evening. Shortly  before; midnight . the _ Premier , and  party boarded a special car - in* wait-,  ing and were ^ taken to the mainline  to catch the west-bound train.    "    ���������������������������  News of the Town and District.;    .,,.  of Interest to Enderby Readers  ANNUAL FLOWER SHOW-  ���������������������������Preparations for the Annual Flower  Show are-already well in hand. The  following prizes will be given. Select what -you are going to try for  and make every eff,ort to produce the  best:  ��������������������������� 1. Best collection of roses, 8 varie-  tie3r^2=of^each-kind-r��������������������������� ��������������������������� =-  which was to   be    instituted by the province was to   get in closer touch  2. Six named roses, 2 of each kind.  3. Four varieties^of carnations.  4. Best group of lilies. "  5. Best collection of perennials.  6. Best collection of annuals.  7. Best 12 zinnias, assorted blooms  8. Best    collection     of    begonias,  stocks, asters.  9._ JEight named sweetpeas, A each.  10. Four varieties of pansies, 3 of  each kind.  12. Best bunch wild flowers.  11. Best   variety   of    dahlias, not  less than 8 blooms.  13. Collection of house plants.  14. Best grown fern.  Children's    Exhibit  15. Best   collection   of cut garden  flowers.  16. Best bunch of sweet peas, 6 of  a kind.  17. Best   bunch   of pansies, 2 of a  kind.  18. Best pot plant.  Vegetables  19. Six each iof early potatoes.  20. Six each of carrots.  21. Six each of onions.  22. Four heads of sweet corn.  , 23.   Three heads of celery.  24. Two heads of cabbagcf  25. Best 12 pods of peas.  Best 12 pods of beans.  26. Best   collection    of vegetables,  for amateurs only.  Good morning !   How does the hoe  work ? _ -  Thos. Woods' * returned from a trip  to Seattle this week. '  W.- J." Lemke is expected to return-  from Seattle ;to-day.  The Rufus Chamberlin place, Deep  Creek, was sold the past week.  An agent' for   P. ' Burn's is' looking,  over the field . at    Hullcar for .good  buys. " "    - ~ 7 ���������������������������  A^ spasmodic -illuminated- sign* was  displayed by the I. O.O. F������������������. at their  hall this week. ���������������������������" -; -  The. Fulton Hardware r Company,  Limited, has taken over the business  of A. Fulton., Mr. Fulton-retains the  presidency and management.  , - Reports * from * Mara   indicate ,that  the-'St.   Patrick's   dance last Friday  ...       -        . -  -- -���������������������������*,���������������������������.-..  evening was*,of   the usual high"order  and was enjoyed immensely.,1 7"   ,.-:7���������������������������  .Mrs."A. M.7Schqfi.eld -and'children;  left   on'���������������������������-���������������������������Monday., to'.' visit her" New  Brunswick   home.; -Mr.,- Schofield'is  leaving this week for-Nelson. . _ .   -���������������������������. _  I What' is. there about, an Easter, hat,  that is_-so -'=attractive to .the ladies.;.  The Enderby Trading.Company's mil-  inery parlor" was ^-packed on the opening day.   .     ; '     "_   .      ':.-".,/  Messrs:,Harvey- &   Rodie have,an  attractive: window display- this-week,  the big feature of which is. the* latest  water color railroad into the Okanagan from Kamloops.  ���������������������������/  ������������������������������������������������������   ��������������������������� . ,:.    r  The ladies of the ' Hospital Auxiliary-will hold a candy- sale in aid of  the hospital, _in the-1 window' of W.  Scott's shoe, emporium, Saturday, afternoon arid evening, April. 6th.  In the present - campaign the Liberals havel'nominated. * 22 candidates,  and the Socialists- 19. Geo. T. Stir-,  ling is the Socialist nominee in the  Okanagan district. He is a resident  of Salmon Arm.  ^T-he^mariy^friends���������������������������cf^Re*VT=Av=Ef=  Roberts, will be pleased to .learn'that  he will take the anniversary service  in thc Methodist ihurch, Sunday,  ary dinner will be served on Monday  April 7th. The customary annivers-  April 8th.  Contractors Grant & Folkard completed the work    on the Trinity Val-  construction,  clearing away and. cut- -   .'  ting of timbers, -piling, etc., was just - ->   - -,*-.  three months.  The Hudson Bay-Insurance Co.- was,-  the ' first to *adjust-the loss on the. -.-"'''���������������������������*"-  Enderby Opera House'.'Manager Saw- ���������������������������". '" .,7'-  yer received'$777.35 this week, in full . *' " 7'-  payment of .losg], on ,the building.--The";..,- '��������������������������� -���������������������������":\  loss of $500 .oh "piano.and furniture j-", ''7-;' \  has also, -been passed upon-by, the--���������������������������--'-7 --/P*  company.and papers are.now passing/;.\ 7-7v,Z;  to New York.'' "'Poison ;& Robinson-V 'i777  handled' the business. -.-*,'  '. - ���������������������������-- ' .'. > ,-* -^ .'.vv.  ������������������ .   - ��������������������������� 1 -     - ������������������    ���������������������������       J      -"V    --.it* Cl  -*      f . _*- S -    '- ������������������-       '" "   \    ^ 3"    ���������������������������"*'  . Reports" from 'Vancouver* indicate*.'- &lM;  that all . curling finks from'outside^ //z--'/$  points'-are "finding, the artificial lice/y 7* 7;$  in the - bonspiel. rinks'.too tricky" fori, [ 77'^V;  them. The Murphy..rink won a; game-- '-'.'��������������������������� y������������������  from one' of: the - Vancouver :finks ".oniyzyj/'jdk  Monday'..- The-.fate ToL the -Enderbyy^i7:*?$  rinks",is - not ' knownVatXthis Nvrit^  the KnightsJof'RythiasXin-th'^  Monday .evening' last. ��������������������������� The.,hall "has7t:4  been newly -kalsomined and -the I decb-l.'T"  rations which-werertastily.-h'uri'g; gave f/'"  a very attractive - appearance.., The^- '-  early part of" the "/evening'.was 'sperit'Tv'  -in social.game's,,"and. Albert Penning-,"*,.,-  ton 'sang three enjoyable ballads'," y::  following ^ whichl.7-refreshments*> "were,; 7'.  served. -This t "over, 'Mr. arid" Mrs" '? --  Mann struck up the music-for a-waltz-.,- ,;.  and for a few hours che"young.people 7."  enjoyed one of-.: the nappiest dancing _!_���������������������������;  events ever given by the Knights arid'-'.---  their ladies.    -.' ���������������������������  *' '     .-'-      ���������������������������'/ ���������������������������-7  NOTICE  ���������������������������^1  To .whom it may'concern:   -        -- ���������������������������'/���������������������������  I will not long-er. be -responsible__fof_.  any debts contracted    by Airs. Hese-  kiah Elliott in my, name.  HEZEKIAH ELLIOTT.  ���������������������������   ��������������������������� "(his (x) mark)'  Enderby,   B.   C,   Mch 21, 1912.  For Sale���������������������������Hupmobile; guaranteed in.  good  running    order.   Four cylinder,  20    h.p.      Condition- equal- to new.  ley:_bridge last__ Frid_ay,_.The_struc:_Cheal) _f0r-cash.-Apply,-R." Waddell^-  ture is 36G feet in length, and has a  .   Howe truss 123 feet, and a King truss '    Fresh   salmon,'   codfish,    white fish  63  feet.    The    time   occupied in the   ancl halibut, at JMaundrMl's  -  ���������������������������    ���������������������������-        ��������������������������� -������������������������������������������������������-��������������������������� .,_���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-������������������������������������������������������  ...,������������������������������������������������������       - ������������������ ������������������������������������������������������ ,        . . *���������������������������   .    " ������������������������������������������������������..������������������������������������������������������.^...-i  Desperate Prisoners Murderously  Assault Sleeping Officer and Get Away  Wanted to hire���������������������������Brood hens. Any  number. Will pay 50c each. Address  R. Waddell, Enderby.  Provincial Constable Ashton and  two prisoners boarded the s.s. Okanagan at Penticton, Tuesday morning. The prisoners were being taken  to Kamloops to await trial on the  charge of highway robbery. They  were shackled together. The officer  took his prisoners to a cabin and all  layed down to await breakfast on the  boat. The constable took the upper  berth and the two men occupied the  lower. Nothing was heard to attract the attention of the crew, and  what really did take place is not  known. It is surmised that the Constable locked himself in the cabin  with the men and put the key in his  pocket.   He then    layed down in the  have reached up and. taken his gun and  brained thc sleeping jfficer with the  butt of it. They apparently then  found the keys to the shackles and  freed themselves and quietly unlocked  the cabin door, took breakfast on the  boat and when the boat reached the  wharf at Peachlan'd they walked  ashore and were gono.  After the boat left Peachland, the  constable was found unconscious iti  his berth with an ugly wound on the  forehead through which his brains  were oozing. He was carried off the  boat at Kelowna - still unconscious  and at last reports yesterday he was  still alive but in a comatose state.  All the provincial constables in the  upper berth and it is presumed went district are searching the hills back  to sleep. When the prisoners discov- j of Peachland and farther south for  ered their    captor   asleep they must I the desperadoes. KXDKTJin'   PRESS   ,A\TD   Y\7\!7KT.I7S   WKKKI.Y  fit; WILLIAM CARLETON  Copyright,  1911-  [By Small,' May.mird & Co., Inc.  I 'CAM 13 ..back   home-  jubilant.     I:.ah  al ..first  took   tht--  i>riit=.pc-i.-l   of   my  discing in  a ditch a   bit hard,   but  that'was  only  h."-cause: Hie oontnisU'd  il   witb   my   former   f^ftitu-t;!   employment.  "Why, girl." I explained, "it's no  more: than I would haw to do if Wi'  took a ho~ie:.tead out wo.-t. I'd a*  soon dig in Massachusetts as Montana."  She Ml of my arm. If? a hi.; arm.  Then sho smiled. It was the last time  she mentioned the subject.  We didn't say anything to the neighbors until the furniture bosun to so  out. Then the women Hocked in arid  Ruth was hard pressed to keep our  ��������������������������� secret. 1 sat upstairs and chuckled a.s  ] heard her replies. She says it's the  only time I ever failed to stand by her,  but it didn't seein to me like anything  but a joke,  "We shall want to keep track of  you," said little Mrs. Grover. "Where  shall  we address you?"  "Oh, I can't tell," answered Ruth,  truthfully  enough.  "Are you going- far?"  '  "Y'-'s.     Oh���������������������������a   long,   long  way."  That was true enough too. We  couldn't have gone farther out of their  lives   if   we'd   sailed  for  Australia.  And so they kept it up. That night  we made a round of lhe houses and  everyone was very much surprised and  very much grieved, and very curious.  To all their inquiries, I made the same  reply: that I was going Lo emigrate.  Some of them looked wistful.  "Jove."   said   Hrown,   who  was  with  the insurance company, "but I wish  I  had   the   nerve  to  do   that.   I  suppose  vou're going west?"  "Were going west first," I answered.  The road to-the station  was almost  due  west.  "They say there are great chances  out in'that"country." he said. "It isn't  so overcrowded as here."  "J don't know about that," J answered, "but there are chances enough."  Some of the women cried and all the  men shook hands cordially and wished  us good luck.   But it didn't mean mueh  - to me. , The time I needed their handshakes was gone.   1 learned later that  - as a result of our secrecy I was vari-  . ously   credited   with   having   lost   my  reason with my job; with having inherited a'fortune, with having gambled  -in-the market;-with,-thrown in for good  :mensure, a darker hint about having  misappropriated funds of the United  ' Woollen. But, somehow, their nastiest  gossip did not "disturb-me. lt had no  power to harm either me or mine. 1  was already beyond their reach. Before 1 left 1 wished them all Godspeed  on the dainty journey they were making in their cockleshell. Then'so far  \s they were concerned I dropped, off  into the sea with my wife and boy.  chair, a, rug and a few of his personal  treasures; our own room contained  just the bed, chair and washstand.  Until added a few" touches wilh pictured and odds and ends lhat took oil'  ihe hare aspect without cluttering up.  in IWii weeks the.-e scant quarter:-  were every whit as much home as our  tidy link: house had been. 'That was  !tilth's part in it. She'd make a home  out of a prison.  On the second  ������������������������������������������������������-el tied, and that  had gone to bed  CHAPTER V.  We Prospect  We were lucky in getting into a new  tenement and lucky in securing the  top floor. This gave us easy access  to the flat roof live stories above the  street From here we not only had  a 'magnificent view of tlie harbor, but  even on the hottest days felt something of a sea breeze. Coming down  here in June we appreciated that before Lhe summer was over.  The street was located half a dozen  blocks from the waterfront and was  almost wholly by Italians,  Kronchman on thc corner,  who ran a bau-7r-"siiu.jV _.he-otrcet=i-U=  self was narrow and dirty enough, but  it opened Into a public square whieh  was decidedly picturesque. This was  surrounded by liny shops and foreign  banks, and waa always alive with color  and incident. The vegetables displayed  the sidewalk stands, the gay hues  iowiis, the sandy ker-  inhabited  save  for a  day we were fairly  night after lhe boy  tilth sat down al mv  side with a pad and pencil in lier hand.  "Billy," she said, "there's one thing  we're going to do in this new beginning: we're going to save���������������������������if it's only  ten cents a week."  1 shook my head doubtfully.  "I'm  afraid  you  can't  until I get a  raise," J said.  "We tried waiting for raises before,"  she answered.  "I know, but "  "There aren't going to be any buts,"  she answered decidedly.  "But six dollars a week���������������������������"'  "Is six dollars a week," she broke  in. "We must live on five-fifty, that's  all."  "With steak thirty cents a pound?"  "We won't have steak. That's the  point. Our neighbors around here  don't look starved, and Ihey have larger families than ours. And Lhey don't  even   buy   intelligently."  "How do you know that?"  "I've been watching them at the  little stores in the square. They pay  there' as much for half-decayed stuff  as they'd have fo pay for fresh odds  and ends at the big market."  She rested  her pad  upon  her knee.  "Now in the first place, Billy, we're  going to  live much more simply."  "We've never been extravagant," I  said.  "Not in a way," she answered slowly,  "but in another way we have. I've  been doing a lot,, of thinking in the  last few days and I see now where  we've 'iad a great many unnecessary  things."  "Not for the last few weeks, anyhow," I said.  "Those don't count. But before that  I mean. For instance there's coffee.  It's a luxury." Why we spent-almost  thirty cents a week on that alone."  "1 know but���������������������������"  "There's another but. -There's no  nourishment, in coffee and wc can't  afford it." "We'll spend that money for  milk.- We must have good milk.and  you must get it for mc somewhere up  town. I don't like the looks of the milk  around here.-That-will be eight cents  a day."  "Better have two quarts," I suggested.   She thought a moment.  "Yos," sho agreed, "two quarts, because that's going to be the basis of  our food. That's a dollar twelve cents  a week."  She made up a litLle face at this, I  smiled grandly.  "Now for -breakfast we must have  oatmeal every morning. And we'll gel  it in bulk. I've priced it and it's only  a little over three cents a pound at  some of tho stores."  "And  tho  kind we've always had?"  "About twelve when it's done up in  packages. That's about the proportion  by which I expect to cut down everything. But you'll have to eat milk on  it instead of cream. Then we'll use  a lot of potatoes. They are very good  baked for breakfast. And with them  you may have salt fish���������������������������oh, there arc  a dozen nice ways of fixing that. And  .i,ni;-moi.-iijivii-cnwii -Ffriflfllft-pakas-ancl.  on  ���������������������������you wait and seo thc things I'll give  you for breakfast. You'll have to have  a snod luncheon, or course, but we'll  have our principal meal when you get  back from work at. night. But you  won't get steak. Whon wo do got meat  we'll buy soup bones and meat wc can  boil.    And  instead  of  pies  and  cakes  j pleased   him   mightily���������������������������and   until   she  I heard   the   single   knock   followed   by  |-two quick sharp ones, she was rail- to  [answer.     "But'   in    wandering   around  [ miong these people  it was dillicull to  think  of   Ihem   a.s  vicious.   The   Italian  -���������������������������lenient was a  laughing,  indolent-appearing   group;   lhe   scattered   Jewish  folk were almost, timid and  kept  very  much   to   themselves.    J   didn't   lind  iP  really  tough face  until J  came  lo  the  waler front whero they spoke English.  On the third morning after a breakfast of oatmeal  and  hot  biscuit���������������������������and,  by  lhe  way, Ruth  effected a 111"ty per  cent,  saving  right  here  by   using  the  old-fashioned    formula    of   soda   and  cream of tartar instead of baking powder���������������������������and baked potatoes, Ruth and the  boy and myself started on an exploring trip.    Our  idea was to get a line  on   just  what  our  opportunities  Avere  down   here  and  to  nose  out   the   best  and cheapest places to buy. .The thing  that   impressed   us  right  off  was   the  big advantage Ave had in being within  easy access of the big provision centres.     We   Avere   within  ten  minutes'  walk of tho market,  Avithin  fifteen  of  the  Avater   front,   within   three  of   the  square  and  Avithin  twenty of the  department stores.   At all of these places  we found special bargains for the day  made to attract in toAvn those from a  distance.   If one rose early and reached them  about as soon as  they Avere  opened one could often buy things a-1-  most at cost and sometimes below cost.  For instance, Ave Avent up town to one  of the  largest but cheaper grade department   stores���������������������������we   had    heard   its  name  for  years  but' had  never  been  inside tbe building���������������������������and Ave found that  in their grocery department they had  special mark-downs every  day  in the  week for a limited supply of goods. We  bought   sugar  this   day   at   a   cent   a  pound less than the market price and  good beans for Iavo cents a quart less.  It sounds at-first like rather picayune  saving but it counts up at tbe end of  the   year.     Then   every   stall   in   the  market   had   its   bargain   of   meats���������������������������  wholesome   bits   but   unattractive   to  Lhe  careless  buyer.    We  bought'here  for fifty cents enough round steak for  several good meals of hash. We couldn't have bought it for less than a dollar in  the  suburbs  and  even  at that  wo   Avotildn't   have   known    anything  about it-for the store Avas'too far for  Ruth to make a personal visit and the  butcher    himself.   Avould . neA'er . have  mentioned such an odd end to a member of our neighborhood.  Wc enjoyed wandering around- this  big market Avhich in itself .was like a  trip to another land. Later* one of our  favorite amusements Avas to come  down here at night and Avatch the hustling crowds and the lights and the  pretty colors and confusion. It reminded Ruth, she said, of a country  fair. She always carried a pad and  penc'l and made notes of good places  to buy. I still have those and am referring io them now as I write this.  "Blanks," she writes (I omit the  name, "nice clean store with' pleasant  salesman.  ,Has good soup bones."  Again, "Blank and Blank...��������������������������� good  place to buy sausage."  Here, too, the market gardeners  gathered as early as four o'clock with  their vegetables fresh from the suburbs. They did mostly a Avholesale  business but if one UneAv Iioav it was  always possible to buy of them a cabbage or a head of lettuce or a few apples, or a peck of potatoes. They  were a genial, ruddy-cheeked lot and  after a while they came to know Ruth.  .Often_i_d go up there Avith her before  caloido-* aw'11    have    nourishing    puddings    of  of the wc-men  chiefs of the  iiu-n. gave it a  scnoi'c effect lhat made it as fascinat- . cornstarch  and   rice.    There's  another  ;n.,*.lo-UH.Hb..l.irip..Uiii_.nl. .Tho por-   -nod.point-riff.    It's Hionp and we'll  turn  wis  known  ns   Little  Italy,   and   h,:v: a lot of if. Look at how the Jnp-  >;o  far as  we were coiiLertK-d avus a.^nnesc live on it day af.er day and keep  interesting an   Italy  il-"'-'lf  There   avo:v   four   other  the   hou?".   but   the   only   things   we  wero the narrow iron  ihcr   families   In  usi-d in f-oniniuii  stairway leading upstairs and lho roof.  The other tenants, however, seldom  umhI the latter al .'ill except to hang  out their occasional washings. For  the lirsl month or so we saw little of  these peopl". We were far tno busy  tn make overtures, and as for tbem  they let us severely alone. They Avere  not noisy, ami .-xivui f������������������>r a pick "uby  on the first lloor we hoard little of  them above the clamor of the street  We had four rooms. Thc front  we gave to the boy, the next  avo ourselves occupied, the third  used for a sitting and dining-  the. fourth .Avas a small  kitchen wilh running water. As compared with our house thc quarters at  first   seemed   cramped,' but   Ave  down our furniture to Avhat was  lutely essential, and as soon as  ceased making tho comparison we Avere surprised to lind hoAV  comfortable we Avere. In the dining-  for instance, we had nothing but  hairs, a folding table and _ a  closet for the dishe-*. Lounging chairs  and so forth we did away with altogether. Nor was there any need of  making- provision for possible guests.  Here throughout the whole house was  the greatest savine-, I took a fierce  pleasure at first in thus caring for my  own alone.  Tho  boy's room  contained   a  cot,  a  below,  room  room  room we  room.; while  cut  absol  our eyes  work and she Avith a basket on her arm  would buy for the day. It was always, "Good morning, miss," in answer to her smilo. They Avere respectful whether 1 was along or not.  But for that matter 1 never kneAV anyone who wasn't respectful to Ruth.  Thoy used to like to see her come, I  think, for sho stood out in rather  marked contrast to Lhc bowed figures  of   thc   othor Avomen.   Later   on   thoy  those about the square. A  be a good deal better'justified, in carrying- a revolver on this street than  he would in Little '.Italy,.' I never allowed Ruth to come down here alone.  From here we wandered buck and I  found a public-" playground and ���������������������������'bathhouse' by the Avater's edge. This attracted meat, once. 1 investigated  this and found it offered a fine opportunity for balhing. Little, dressing-  rooms were provided and for a penny  a 'man could get a clean towel and  for five cents a bathing suit. There  was no reason that 1 could see, however, why we shouldn't provide, our  own. It was within an easy ten minutes of the Hat and I saw right then  where I would get a ,dip every day.  lt would be a great thing for the boy,  too. 1 had always wanted him to  learn to swim.  On the way home avc passed through  Ihe Jewish quarter and 1 made a note  of the clothing offered for sale here.  The street was lined with second-hand  stores with coats and trousers swinging over the sideAvalk, and the Avindows Avere filled with odd lots of shoes.  Then too, there were the pawnshops.  I'd always thought of a pawnshop as  not being exactly respectable and had  the feeling that anyone who secured  anything from them Avas in a Avay  a receiver of stolen goods. But as I  passed them noAv, I received a new  impression. They seemed, down here,  as legitimate a business as the secondhand stores. The Avindows offered an  assortment of everything from watches  to banjoes and guns, but among them  I also noticed many carpenter's tools  and so forth. That might be a useful  thing to remember.  It Avas odd Iioav in a day our point of  vieAV had changed. If I had brought  Ruth and the boy doAvn through here  a month before, avc Avould all, I think,  have been more impressed by the congestion and the picturesque details of  the squalor than anything else. We  Avould have picked our Avay gingerly  and Ruth Avould have sighed often in  pity, and, comparing the lives of these  people Avith our OAvn, would probably  have made an extra generous contribution to the Salvation Army fhe next  time they came round. I'm not saying  noAv that, there isn't misery enough  there and in every like section of  every city, but I'll say that,in a great  many cases the ��������������������������� same people Avho  grovel in the filth here Avould grovel  in a different kind of filth if they had  ten thousand a year. At that you can't  blame them greatly for they don't  knoAv any better. But.Avhen you learn,  as I learned later, that some of the  proprietors of these second-hand  stores and fly-biOAvn butcher shops  have sons in Harvard and daughters  in Wellesloy, it makes you think." But  I'm" running ahead. .  -  The point Ava's that iioav that Ave felt  ourselves in a Avay one of these people  and viewed the street not from, the superior '"height- of native-born Americans but just as emigrants, neither the  soiled clothes of the inhabitants, nor  the cluttered .street SAvarming- 'with  laughing "youngsters impressed'us unfavorably at all. The impassive men  smoking cigarettes at their doors looked contented enough, tho Avomen Avere  not such as to excite pity, and if you  noticed,- there Avere as many children  around the local soda /water, fountains  as you'd find in a suburban drug store  They all-had clothes enough and appeared Avell fed and if some of them  looked pasty, the SAveet stuff in  stores was enough *  At any  rate Ave  man Avould ' nnd bloodshed amply attest the severity  of the struggle, in whieh great aid  Avas rendered the government by tho  missionaries.  The missionaries are sworn enemies-  of opium. 1 ndded, it was' the great  memorial signed by 1,3^51 .missionaries-  from seven countries Avhich, presented  in August,.-1900, drew forth in September the famous edict, some of it in  the very language of the -memorial.  Thc missionaries could be relied upon  to seek out the facts and.report thom  correctly, when the local officials,many  of whom, of-course, were .opium-smokers  themselves,  could   ue  their eyes shut as to i  those enga  the  to account for that,  came  back  to  our  fiat that day neither depressed nor  discouraged but decidedly in better  spirits. Of course Ave had seen only  the surface and 1 suspected that when  avo really got into theso lives we'd  find a bad condition of things, lt must  be so, 'for that Avas the burden of all  Ave read. But avc Avould have time  enough to worry about that Avhen we  discovered it for ourselves.  (To be continued).   FIGHTING OPIUM IN CHINA  PEACEFUL BUT PREPARED  The Swiss are supposed to 'be tho  most peace-loving people in the Occi:  dent. It is generally believed that-  Swit/.erland is thc heart of the nnti-  military sentiment of Europe. Yet the  SAviss arc thoroughly prepared ior Avar.  Jt-is-hardlv-sayJtng _too_m_uc__li__to_assc_r_tL  bribed     to  keep  he movements of  jj.'aged  in the  illicit  trade.  Nothing turns a man into a liar like  ihe black smoke, and it soon appeared  lhat many an official who could not or  wuuld not quit the pipe was concealing  his indulgence in order to keep hia office and  its    emoluments.      Suspicions  and denunciations became the order of  the  day.      Jt   was   found   necessary   to  clear the situation by establishing testing bureaus at Peking and certain pro-  A'incial capitals.     The suspect was ob- -  iiged to submit himself to a rigid test.  After   being  searched     for    concealed  i opium, he was locked up for three days  in   a  comfortable  apartment  and  supplied with good food, but no opium.    If  he held out, he was given a clean bill  of health, for no opium smoker can endure  three  days'  separation  from   his  pipe.     Tho strongest resolution" breaks  down under the intolerable craving that  recurs each day at tho hour sacred  to  thc  pipe.      Regardless  of  ruia  to  his  career, the secret smoker, be he even a  viceroy or a   minister, will,  on  bended  knees, Avith tears streaming down  his  cheeks,   beg   thc   attendant   to   relieve  his agonies by supplying him with tlio  materials for a soothing smoke.      Cer:  tain   highnesses,   piiucos   of  the  blood  even,   Avcrc   by   this     means    literally  ���������������������������''smoked out'-' and summarily cashiered.     Jn the army, prohibition has tooth  in it, for both officers and common soldiers have been  beheaded for obdurata  indulgence in the pipe.  But the vigor Avith Avhich the cam- -  paign has been carried on lias shown  magnificent results. A public opinion ,  against opium smoking has gradually  been developed. The British government has taken steps' to co-operate-  with the authorities in the matter of  importing opium. Accordingly, thc results in five years have surpassed what  thoy reasonably expected would take  twice as long.  "Tnink, of it!      In  thousands  upon  thousands  of  communities    over    this  huge  empire, a  battle,has been  going"  on..    On  the  one side, poppy-growers.  ,dcn-keepers, dealers, and- some of   the  smokers;  on  thc  other, tho  thoughtful  men���������������������������reformers and patriots who realize   that . China- is, doomed   to   bo   the  Avorld-'s  serf  if  the  drug  is  to  go. on  sapping the strength    of  the - people.  Greed "versus" patriotism���������������������������it is just-our -  line-up -on   liquor, - conservation,    and  child labor ovor again.     And the people are" coming out of their stupor'and ;"  selfishness.     They are becoming unified  through ' a   common   cause.       A   public -  has   come   into   being���������������������������a   publie   tha't  '  cares  about  moral   questions.      Public  opinion,   Avhich   was   biting'its   coral'  three hundred years ago in tho coffeehouses of Shakespeare's Loudon, is taking its baby steps in.China.     Millions.  for the first time in  their Jives, have  r,  thought, "What  is the publie good?"  And mandarins, dismounting from thoir .  immemorial high "horse, have ealled together thc gentry, the. merchants, aud  1  the   head   men    of   the   villages   and-  preached to them o.f righteousness, judgment, aud the Avrath to come.  that thc Swiss are a Avar]ike people.  Although they are not threatened on  any side or by any nation, the Swiss  people Avill take no chances. They Avon  their liberty and  independence by tho  room,  three  fat and strong. Then there's cheap  fish; rock cod and tuich to make good  chowders of or lo fry in pork fat like  lhe bass and trout 1 used to have buck  limit... Then there's baked beans. Wo  ou'.:ht to havo them at least twice a  Aveek in the. winter. But this summer  avc'11 live mostly on fish and vegetables.  I con i.ot. them fresh at the market."  "It sounds good," .1 said.  "Just you Avait," she cried excitedly.  "I'll fatten up both you nnd the boy."  "And yourself, little woman," I reminded hor. "I'm not going to take  the saving out of you."  "Don't you AVorry about me," she  answered. "This Avill bo easier than  the other life. 1 shan't have to AVorry  about clothes or dinners or parties  for the boy. And it isn't going to take  any time at all to keep these four  rooms clean and sweet."  had j 1 took fhe rest of the Aveek as a sort  of vacation and used it to get acquainted with my new surroundings.  It's a fact that this section of the city  which for twenty'years'had been Avithin a short \valk of my oflice was as  foreign to me as Europe. I had never  before been clown here and all I knoAv  about It was through the occasional  head-linos In the papers in connection  with stabbing affrays. For the first  day or two 1 felt as though I ought to  carry a revolver. Whenever I was-*  forced to leave Ruth alone in the house  I instructed hor upon no oiroum'-tanoo.  to open the door. The boy and I arranged   a   secret   rap���������������������������an   idea   that  The ins and outs of the fight on the ....  poppy are full  of tho Arabian Nights  sAvord and  they are ready to preserve  flavor.     When the magistrate proclaims ^ these blessings by thc    same    terrible  thc anti-opium edict and announces that1 means,   Practically every Swiss man is  ho  intends  io  see  it  obeyed,  the  cul-ja trained soldier.    Por no single thing  tivalors call upon hini in a body, grovel  do the Savjss people tax themselves so  on their faces before him, remind him | heavily as for their army.   In 1007, tho  used" ursavo,- out for "her-any particu-jhejs the "father and mother "-of-lliem * Swiss congress -passed-a -law- enlarging .  larly choice vegetable they might have.'all, and beseech him to save them from i Switzerland's   already   extensive   mili-  She insisted, however, in paying them  ruin by letting them grow thoir poppy jtary organization, increasing the length  just this season.     Of course, thore is ajof service, and adding heavily to tho  aj'fut  bribe   lurking  in   thc   background  national  expenditure for military pur-  lo' for thc official who is open to that sort' poses.   4  an extra penny ror such things.  From fho market avo went down  series of narrow streets Avhich led  the Avator front. Here tbe vessels from  the Banks come In to unload. The air  was salty and though to us at first  the wharves seomed dirty avc got used  lo them after a while, and enjoyed  the smell of the fish fresh from the  wa tor.  Seeing whole push carts full of fish  and watching them handled Avith a  pitch fork as a man tosses hay didn't  whet our appetites any, but when we  remembered that, it Avas these same  fish���������������������������-a day or Iavo older,���������������������������for which  wo bad been paying double the price  charged for them here the difference  overcame our scruples. The men here  interested me. I found'that-while thc  croAv of every schooner numbered a  goodly per cent, of foreigners, still  the greater part were American born.  The noAvcomers as a rule bought small  launches of their own and Avent into'  business for themselves. The English  speaking portion of lhe crews were also, as a rule, the rougher element. The  loafers and hangers-on about .the  wharves were also English speaking.  This.was a fact that later on I found  to be rather significant and to hold  true in a general way in all branches  of tho lower class of labor.  The barrooms about here���������������������������always a  oretty  sure  index  of the men  of any  ���������������������������ommunity���������������������������wero moro numerous and  of decidedly a rougher character than  Kvcn  by earnest advocates of  of persuasion; and unless tho official is  preparedness for a war il was believed  a reformer at heart or else  afraid  of,that this extra burden in the military  osing his place, he  is  not wholly  ob-jlaw of J007 avus quite unnecessary and  inexcusably   expensive.     Yet  durate.      The salary of the  mandarin  is   nominal   and   he   has   somehow   to  ;  i:":"g  trict  But if importunity avails not, thc  farmers resort to ruse. They raise the  poppy in small patches in out-of-the-  way'places off thc main road���������������������������behind  Avails or trees or up a little side valley  ���������������������������or they cut off the loaves and flowers  so that  thc crop cannot be recognized  squeeze a living income, out of his dis-  off or bribing to shut the eyes of the  "runners" sent out from tho magistrate's headquarters to look for infractions of tho edict. If; nevertheless,  the mandarin hears of illicit poppy-  orowing and comes in his big green so-  dan-chair"borne- on the shoulders of  four  bearers,  Avith  a  force  of men  to  Avhen it  Avas submitted to Ihe people under tho  referendum, the low was sustained by  a majority of more than sixty thousand,  stationary,  but  he  doubtless oscillated  CHEAP LABOR IN CHINA  The cheapness of labor, both of men  and of Avomen, Aviih no restrictions up-  lt a distance.     Thoy rely on steering-  on chi](| i,i00r) js gej,cra].    In Shanghai,  Avhere wages are comparatively high,  the women get from eight to cloven  cents for eleven hours of work, "ln  thc steel avoi'Us at Hanyang, common  labor gets $o a month, just a tenth of  what raw Slavs com man d iu the South  Chicago stool works." ," At Chengtti,  servants get a dollar and a half a month  pull'np the outward plants, the tactics jam-(  fln,|������������������themselves."    "Across  Sze-  suddonly change.     lie may be met by c,huen, lusty coolies Avere glad to carry  the men ol: several confederated vil  lagos. armed Avith sickles, pitchforks,  and billhooks and intent on mischief.  At Wukung recently, thc mon put to  llight the satellites of the magistrate  and even laid rude hands on tho official himself. He took refuge in a temple and sagely let it bo known that the  farmers might grow poppy for all he  cared.  Other interesting tales of ruse, riot,  our  chairs  half a  day for four  cents  each.  "With such an ocean of labor power  to draw on, China would appear-to bo  on the eve of a manufacturing development that will act like a continental upheaval in'changing the trade map of the  world, The impression is deepened by  the .tale of industries that have already  sprung up."  124 ���������������������������h.  }7l  v y ���������������������������  KSDERUY   PRJ-JSS   AND   WALKER'S   WLLKLY  ^  MEN WHO _D0NT tXERCISf  SUFFER   FROM   INDIGESTION,  HE AD ACI_Vi.S,  POOR   APPETITE, SLEEPLESSNESS  Nothing so Sure to "Set Up" a Man,  Make Him Feci Brisk and Vigorous, as Dr. Hamilton's Pills  S TE.PS IN   THE HISTORY  OF THE MORSE  Lack of exercise and overwork Avcrc  the causes that combined to almost kill!  Samuel S. Stephens. Jr., one of the best  known citizens in Woodstock.  In his convincing letter Mr. Stephens  eays: ���������������������������  "A yoar ago ] returned home after a  long trip, completely worn out.    J  Avas  ' v������������������.������������������  so badly affected by chronic billiousncss,  ' no much overcome ��������������������������� by constant hcad-  -aches, dizziness, thatid. despaired of ever  getting well. I Avas always tired and  languid, had no energy and spirit, found  it difficult to sleep for more tlian five  hours. My appetite was so fickle that  I ato next to nothing, and in consequence lost Avcight and strength. 1 was  palo and had dark rings under iny eyes  that made me look like a shadow.  "Ic was a blessing that I used Dr.  Hamilton's Pills. In one week I felt  like a' new, man. The feeling of weight  and nausea in my stomach disappeared.  My eyes looked brighter, color grew  better, and, best of all, I began to enjoy  my meals. The dizziness, langour and  feeling of depression passed away, and  I fast regained by old-time vigor and  spirits.' To-day I am well���������������������������thanks to  Dr. Hamilton's Pills." "  Por health, - strength, comfort ,,and  good spirits there is no medicine like  .Dr. Hamilton's Pills. Beware*of substitutes, and don't let any dealer pal in  off somo other pill1 on Avhich he can  make more money. 25c per box, or  five boxes for $1.00, by mail from The  Catarrhozone Company, Kingston, Out.  First evidences cf the horse are  found in fossils of a period long before  the dawn of history, and beyond the  i roach ot the present system oi enron-  ology, hence the first few paragraphs  of this article, in respect to time, aviII  of necessity be vague. ln tiie main  the approximate dates of the various i of horses,  sta'-.e.-. of evolution in the horse are for then*  given.  iM'om fossil remains the fact is fairly  well established thai the early man  hunted and captured the horse for food  and that there were two varieties���������������������������  one as large as the middle sized horse  of today, the other about the size of a  large donkey. The largest specimens  wore not over 14 hands, and the average height was 13.2A. We Avill not dig  deeply into the earlier horse of some  two million years previous, which had  five toes, and avus about the size of a  fox, but will start Avith lhe horse as'  knoAvn to the first men, at Avhich time j  he was, perhaps, the chief item of then-  food, ln those days the horse's head  Avas of abnormal size.  Late in the Bronze Age, or in the  Early Iron Age, the horse Avas domesticated, perhaps first by the Swiss Lake  dwellers. Later the Turko-Tartaric  tribe's domesticated the horse for its  milk, not having cows .'and goats', like  oilier early people.  There is abundant proof that tho  early horses were captured by the lasso  ancl belabored with sticks and cudgels, probably later Avhips, to coav and  subdue them.  Soon after being domesticated bridles  Avere used. The first bridles Avere of  itish, and were practically the same as  our halters of today, Avith reins attached. Tho horse reached its greatest domesticity in the early days  among tho Libyans of northern Africa.  They rarely if ever- used bits. The  Europeans did  use  bits,  the first "be  '101   JJ.  <J.���������������������������ln  tne  battle  of  (Juriava,  the   Phoenicians   tued   ouanots     with  lo tlie wheels.   Com-  came into  use about  ������������������J  ��������������������������� ,      General F. D. Grant, apropos of the  -.uselcssuess   of- arbitration -as   exemplified-in __thor ease  of. the  Turko-Italian  "".Avar, said'the other day in*" New. York:  "Jt. reminds ;me'-of a*:story.'. .According to ..this story, a-'war was going on,  ;.-'and^pno-day, the papers' being full of  thc grim details of a "bloody  battle, a  woman   -said fto   her"   husband:   'This  ���������������������������slaughter  is shocking.      It's"'  fiendish.  , ��������������������������� Can nothing be dono to stop it*?'   '1 'm  'afraid ��������������������������� uot,'    her    husband   ansAvered.  '-Why don 't, both shies come together  - -and arbitrate?' she cried.     'Thoy'did,'  said   he.      'They   did,   'Avay   back   in  "'Juno.- - That's how the golduracd thiug  ; started'."  His father came up from the old  homo tOAvn������������������to visit him. During his  stay -lo remarked, Avith .regret, '' Son,-  I hear you 've been losiug a lot of  money-on fast horses."  ' "Father," the young maja came back,  "that just shows how neAvs Avill get  -twisted by the time it*, arrives at the  old town. It-is true that 1 have risked some coin at the tracks, but it Avasn't "on fast horses. What lost me my  money Avas quite" the opposite, dad���������������������������  quite the opposite."  When YoE3r Eyes Heed Care  Trv Murine Eye "Rr-meiiy. No SmartinT���������������������������Feels  Pi iio���������������������������Ads Quickly. Try it for Red, Weak,  "Watery Kvcs and Granulated l.yeluh.. Illustrated Book in each rackafrc. Murine is  compounded l>v om- Uciilisis���������������������������noi a "Talent Med-  iuimj"���������������������������but used in sucoesbfnl Physicians'Practice for manv vears. Nuw dedicated to tho Public aril sold by Diupplsts nt!25c and &0c pcrj.ottlo.  Mnri. r   liye Salvo In Aseptic Tubes, 2,">u and 50c.  Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago  the.  ing made of horn  and  bone,  later of  copper, bronze and iron.  From now on each paragraph will be  preceded by tho date of the occurrences described.  1S00 B. C���������������������������The country bordering  the Black and Caspian seas Avere abundantly supplied with horses, but there  were none in Egypt.  1712 B. C.���������������������������Joseph" exchanged ^ cc-rn  for horses during thefamihe in Egypt.  That;Mosis I. is.said to have captured  horses on his expedition into the country- beyond tbe Euphrates.  i -   ���������������������������  ' 1700 B. C.���������������������������Libyan women "rode  horses astride7'sitting on horse cloths.  Pairs were driven and four-horse chariots sometimes!seen. The Libyan"horse  was evidently higher in stature than  other* horses, because other people  found their horses too small to ride  and'drove them until a good many centuries later. About this timei-Aram;  the Armenian King, had a Avar Avith the  Wedes and Cappadocians.  combatants had largo forces  airy,  1550 B. C,���������������������������In.the reign of Ah limes  I., chariots were used in Egypt, bufdo  not appeal' fo Jiave been- used before  that time, although" it is difficult to  conceive that the Egyptians had* kept  horses for 150 years Avithout putting  them lo some use. For a long period  the chariots Avere used only for display and in time of Avar. *   ���������������������������  1500 B. C.���������������������������Horses Avere employed in  the great city 'of Babylonia.  -1-150 B. C���������������������������The Phoenicians had  chariots Avhen subdued by Joshua.  "1400 B. C.���������������������������The Hittites had horses  in northern Palestine, and the Greeks  Avere using them in chariots.  1300 B. C.���������������������������King Erichthonious became the richest man on earth and  owned 3,000 mar'es. He Avas, accord -  All    the  of  cav-  Write for Particulars.  THE BJ5IN-S3 USIVEaSI.Y 0/ CANADA  Con t'sijondciico Uept.  KiiiKS   Hull ill on (rent,  I'.Q.  SSSS5BSB3EE33  The Wretchedness  of Constipation  C������������������n quickly be overcome by  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS.  Purely vegetable  ���������������������������act surely and  gently on the  liver.   Cure  Biliousness  Head  ache,  Dizzi.  new, and Indigestion.    They cb their duty.  Small Pill,  Small Dole,   Small Price  ing to Virgil, the first to drive a four-  horse team, but Virgil probably knew  nothing of tbe evidences that the Libyans had done this centuries before.  12S5 B. C���������������������������Sisera used chariots  Avhen  defeated by the Israelites.  1000 B. C.���������������������������The Trojans had Avhite  horses, which color was unknown to  the Greeks and Asiatics, where yellow-dun seems to have been thc pro-  vailing color with an occasional mention--of- dappled- dun.- "At" this-same  period thc Libyans had dark bay horses  with a white star in forehead.  975 B. C���������������������������King Mu of China, travelled in a chariot drawn by eight horse.'..  SOO B. C���������������������������All this timo very feAv people were riding horses, and such as did,  rode I hem bareback, but about this  time the Assyrians commenced to use  cloths and pads.  6-1S B. C.���������������������������A race for riding horses  was instituted in the 33rd Olympiad.  Chariot races had been in vogue before  that.  GOO B. C���������������������������The Greeks and Scythians Avere commencing to ride horseback, the former using cloths, The  Sybaris of Southern Italy Avere using  cavalry, the inhabitants of Northern  Italy  wore  riding.  520 13. C.���������������������������Darias the Mede established a system of equine couriers.  4S0 B. C.���������������������������The Nisseans wero raising a famous brood of Avhite horses in  Asia.  437  made  scytlius attached  mon prick-spurs  this time.  400 li. C.���������������������������For a considerable period  the Venetians h;id been raising a breed  many of them  white, noted  speed.       The   breed   finally  died  out.  300 B. C���������������������������The Celts of Noricum  had organized cavalry.  170 B. C.���������������������������Komaii horses exported into Gaul.  150 B. C.���������������������������Popularity of the chariot  commencing to wane! The Transalpine Gauls had talcen to horseback.  50 B. C.���������������������������The Belgic tribes 'take to  horseback.  1 A. D.���������������������������The British commence to  discard'the chariots, one of the last  people ' to do so. Horseshoes may  have come into occasional use about  this time. The four bronze horses  on St. Mark's in Venice Avere doubtless cast about this time and sIioav  horses in a pacing attitude.  225 A. D.���������������������������The Roman Emperor Sev-  erus Alexander organized racing in  England.  356 A. D.���������������������������Emperor Constantinus  sent into Arabia Iavo hundred "well  bred Cappadocian horses," which Avas  the introduction of horses into that  country.  380 A. D.���������������������������Saddles, similar to ours of  today, had come into Avide use by the  Romans.  500 A. D.���������������������������Regular shoeing of horses  had come into vogue.  600 A. D.���������������������������Stirrups were just coming  into use.  1050 A. D.���������������������������William   the   Conquerer  imported Spanish horses into England.  1190 A. D.���������������������������Fitz Stephen writes about  pacers as saddle horses in England.  1200 A. D.���������������������������King John imported  heavy stallions from Flanders- into  England.*, This was the time of the  "great horse" and heavy armour. There  was also a lighter breed of horses .in  England- and running -races were hefd  about this time just outside of London. . ,  .  1325 -A. D.���������������������������Edward II." imported  Spanish horses into England. .' *  , 1493 A. D.���������������������������First importation of  horses into America by Columbus. All  perished. .  -    -'       ' "  ,  . 1500 a. D.���������������������������An Italian .ecclesiastic,  travelling, expresses surprise on seeing pacers in'England, a gait that'had  by that time become, extinct in-Italy.f  ; 1511 AT D.���������������������������Spaniards settled inf.San  Domingo "and began''to" raise horses'!  making that a "centre for colonization  efforts in North and'South'America  and Mexico. , - LZ " '   '  1519 A. D.���������������������������First importation !of" eleven horses and five mares into Mexico  by Corte'z. Shortly afterwards" Al-  vardo brought in .twenty horses and  Narvaez eighty.  ���������������������������  1525 A. D.���������������������������Allyon landed in Florida"  with horses, but Avas forced to turn  back. , -  152S A.-jD.���������������������������Narvaz landed in Florida  with horses,'but had, to kill them for  food.' -        ~"--       -    '  " -.-    -  1539 A. D.���������������������������Importation of.horses in  to thc Mississippi Valley by De So'o.  After his death the expedition returned leaving four or_five horses behind,  which miy have been the progenitors  of thc feral horses of the Western  States.   -  1590 A. D.���������������������������A traveller in the West  Indies ancl South America from England expresses surprise in not. finding  any pacers among tho-horses.  1G04 A. D.���������������������������Importation of French  horses into Canada.  1C00���������������������������Importation of English horsos  into���������������������������Virginia���������������������������-hut-ilipsf���������������������������Avorp-dpyn ur_ed  "&/>-������������������  ms  >i'r-  ������������������������������������������������������ We are only little ones, but we know 2am-  Buk eased our pain and cured our sores. Perhaps it would cure you, too, if yos tried it?"  Isn't this -Bound advice from  "babes and Bucklirigs"? Take it!  The speakers are the childron of  Mrs. E. Webster, o! Seigneurs St.,  Montreal, and the mother adds  weight to their appeal. She says:  "My littlo girl contracted scalp  disease at school. Ead gatherings  formed all over her head, and not  only caused tho child acuto pain  but made her very ill. The sores  discharged, and occurring on- the  icalp we feared she would lose  all her hair.    She was in a pitiable1  I  but a few days' treatment with this  balm gavo her easo. Then the  sores began to heal, and we continued-the Zam-Buk-treatment.  In a short time she was quite healed.-  " My little boy sustained a serious scald on tho neck. ��������������������������� It set up  a bad sore, and quite a few things  we tried, failed to. heal it or give  him cise. Once more we turned  to Zam-Buk, and we were not  disappointed. It acted like a  charm in drawing away tho pain,  and soon healed the wound."  ���������������������������  plight when *=?������������������ tried - Zam-Buk  Zam-Buk is "something different" in tho way of balms. It  containspoTr'erfulhealing herbal essences, which, aspoonasapplicd  to skin disease's, kill off tho" germs and ond tho painful smarting.  Other essences contained in Zam-Buk so stimulate thc culls that  now heal' hy tissue is speedily formed. Eczema, itch, ulcers, cold  sores, abscesses festering sores, blood poisoning, chronic wounds,  cold cracks, etc., are healed and cured inthisAv.ty. Use ih for all  skin injuries and diseasei. It is also of great service for piles. All  Irur'gists and stores at 50 cents box, or Zim-Bnk Co':'. Toronto.  FREE BOX.'  Send us 1 cent  stamp for post-  ngo, and rre *w,ill-  mail  trial   box'  free.    Mention, |  this paper.     , ,  77--'.*  EVERY HOME NEEDS IT  13.   C���������������������������Tho    Parthenon'  Fho wing several horses  friezes  in pac-  Carter's  PITTLE  H|VER  PILLS.  Genuine mmtbeai Signature  inc. attitudes.  <l2i)   13.  C.���������������������������Alcihiadcs  chariots  in one  race.  entered  seven  Cheapest of All Oils.���������������������������Considering  the curative qualities of Dr. Thomas'  Ecloclric Oil it is the cheapest of all  preparations offered to the public. It  is to he found in every drug store in  f'nnnda frnm coast to coast, and all  country merchants keep it for sale,  "o, boin.-? easily procurable and ex-  ���������������������������romoly ^moderate' in price, no one  should be without a bottle of it.  during the famine of th,e following winter.  1613--I���������������������������Virginians made two raids on  Canada and captured most, if not all  of their horses.  1G29���������������������������Importation of Dutch horses  into New Vork and English horses into  Salem and Boston (these, were from  Leicestershire). From the_ English  horses may have descended the Narra-  gansott pacer.  "~1G35���������������������������Tmiior-thllon" of ~3"stnlll6n"s~"and  27 mares from Holland into Salem,  Mass.  1G3S���������������������������Swedish settlers on the Delaware Klver bring sonic of their native  horses, probably pacers. The Swedish pacer Is thought by somo to have  been the progenitors of thc early pacers  of England.  IG'10���������������������������Now England begins exporting  horses lo the LSnrbadocs.  1G13���������������������������A cargo or two of Dutch  horses imported Inlo Now York from  the Dutch A Vest Indies.  1G-I7���������������������������Dutch horsos from New York  exported Into A'irglnla.  1G40-���������������������������There yore 200 horses in 'Virginia at this timo.  1G-I0���������������������������There wore 200  of Place's AVhilo Turk,  and Helmsley Turk.  1657���������������������������Siege of Azof  were liberated which are supposed to  be the progenitors of the native horses  of Northern Asia ancl Northern China.  1GG0���������������������������Average hoiuht of the native  English stock 13 hands.  1GG0-1GS5���������������������������Importation into England  of Damascus Arabia, three Turks from  Hamburg, and the J loyal Barb or Turkish mares.  1GG5���������������������������Importation    into    Canada    of  horses from Pieardy. France.  1GGS���������������������������A'irginia     began      to     export  horses..  Many of their horses ran wild.  i     16S5-SS���������������������������Importation   into. England  of   the,:Byerly   Turk.-'and "Straddling  Turk./. -    . '.   J.yyJ . :���������������������������_* *  .  ������������������.    -j_ -.    . i .    -- --���������������������������_ -i>   ��������������������������� _���������������������������..* _  "-1G.90���������������������������Horses were "the, leading item  'of export.in-Rhode"'Island7v '"- ���������������������������'--' ���������������������������.  " 1670���������������������������Stage , coachesi - commenced to  come in-use in England. " ,Four wheeled  carriages 'had' been  used  before.   ���������������������������  1700���������������������������The .pacer, had practically .disappeared in England. .  1702-14���������������������������Importation into"- England  of the Darley Arabian (1711), Curwen's  Barb and Carlisle's Barb.  170S���������������������������There were 2,363 horses in the  .Virginia light'horse artillery. Earliest  records of-English racing began about  this period.'  1727-53���������������������������Importation into England"-of  the Godolphin Arabian .(died 1753):  - 1730���������������������������First!English running - horse  imported into Virginia.  1750���������������������������The average'size of"the native  stock of A'irginia.-was then 13.2.. Racing in New Jersey was " becoming a  nuisance.  - 17G8���������������������������The average height of thc Nar-  ragan'sett and Massachusetts horse war  14.1, in   Virginia and   South   Carolina  13.2, in Connecticut 13.3, in Pennsylvania 13.13. ln Virginia there were  twice as many pacers as trotters. Ir.  the other colonies tho horses were al-  most. all-pacers.          -���������������������������  1770���������������������������Count   Orloff   began   breeding  trotters in Russia. ���������������������������*-     '  177S���������������������������The horses of New York average 14.1.     About one-half were double  gaited, one-quarter trotters, one-quart--  er pacers.   "   - .:'-7_   -'-*'    _r   .: _-"*r"-~.  17S4���������������������������Barrs,-'the  father  of.'-theyOr^"^  loft'itroUcr.'-was .foaled.77_..7   vrL-^Ss'J  "nSS���������������������������Messenger imported to 'Amer!-.f*,  ica'Vit the age of eight."- ,., - "-' -'^qf*  1S0G���������������������������Membrino foaled,"Yankee trot-i^y/'  ted.in 2:59.   "   ' '       ,",-.      J'y^ \l' "'  .   1S10-���������������������������Boston Horse trotted in 2:4sV>f  .   IS] 6���������������������������Copperbottom    Imported /"into  Kentucky. "    - '-"'",,.���������������������������    V*?  1S22���������������������������Bellfouhded -  imported" .from  England.     ' . ���������������������������> .. 7  _   -  1S23���������������������������Abdallah J.'-foaled.-..- :--.. --;7  1S34���������������������������Edwin   Forrest, " the   'gelding,  trotted in 2:314. _ .    '., - !-  1S30���������������������������Dover paced in 2:2S.- / . '/ ' "  1S44���������������������������Unknown  paced- to" wagon   Iri-  2:23.      " r ' -/��������������������������� -/  1S35���������������������������Oneida  Chief paced  In 2:31."   ,  1S45���������������������������Lady Suffolk trotted in"2:293.  -  1S49���������������������������Hambletonian X. foaled.    Pel-,  ham trotted in 2:2S. -v.-  The Bowels" Must Act-Healthy.���������������������������In  most ailments the first care of*' the  medical man is to sec that the bowels  are open and fully performing'their,  functions. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  are so compounded that certain ingredients in them-act on the bowels  solely and they are .the very best modi-.  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WINNIPEG, MAN.  123 .V^tS^^i,-^i^^������������������SK-:;'.-vj'  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, March 21, 1912  Nyal's  Beef, Iron  and Wine  <8K_>S''������������������'$*-@<S>������������������^  An unexcelled Spring  Tonic. Builds up the  tired nerves, wards off  sickness and gives tone  and vigor to the whole  physical body.  o  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  ClitTSt. Enderby  ENDERBY PRESS  Published  every  Thursday at  Enderby, B.C. at  $2 per year, by the Walker Press.  Advertising Rates; Transient. 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising. SI an-inoh per month.  Legal Notices: 12t_ a line first insertion; Sc a line  each subsequent insertion.  Reading Notices and Locals: 15c a line.  MARCH 2L~1912~:  MEDDLESOME MATTY  A. SUTCLIFFE  W. M.  A notice is posted in the waiting  room of the postofflce as follows:  "Owing to complaint having been  made by the Enderby branch of the  Lord's Day Alliance, to the postmaster general, this waiting room  will be closed on Sundays commencing Sunday, the ,24th .larch next."  ' All of which reminds us .of a story  the Rev. Robt. Burdette tells on him-  ,self.    "Many    people   sufler from in-  isomnia," says he.   "There are a hundred remedies suggested, and it won't  I hurt to make   the   prescriptions one  ; hundred and one.     I am not a victim  ' of insomnia,    bnt   occasionally some  | foolish worry   keeps    me awako too  ' long, and then I pray a little prayer  that has rarely failed to heir���������������������������-"Dear  Lord, take care of the world a little  iwhile.   I want to go to sleep."   And  do you   know,   when    I wake^up the  world    is   really   better than it was  o;when I let go   of   it.   We mar more  than we help when we meddle  Enderby Lodge No. -10  Jlegrular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at S i>. m. in Odd- >    Ht^n SSiaiiy Wi'S! |    Contrary to expectations, the Oka-  i nagan Liberals    did   not nominate a  ���������������������������F-Secrct!uiyN'ES i candidate-to   contest the election of  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.Q  MR.  ELLISON.NOT OPPOSED  the Hon. Price Ellison.     In so doing  f )   O    H    i ^le5" showed an intelligent conception  ! of conditions as   they are know'n to  Meets cverv Tuesday evenh1g^tSo*dol^i������������������'l"o. '. exist- Tne man must be slow of per-  0. F. hall. Metcalf block. Vi������������������j;j������������������? brothers_ai- j ception who does not see in Mr. Elli-  ways    welcome. J. C. M.[_ TCALF. N. G.     i ,  r. E. wheeler, Sec'y.   ! son the unanimous choice of this con-  ���������������������������~ J. B. GArLORD. Troas.    ; RtitllRnr,y    aQ(1   it    were   f00___arcliness  ^8fc       ENDERBY    LODGE  to attera?t   to   wrest from  him the  4L%  ENDERBY  No. 35, K. of P.  endorsation the electors of the Okanagan are   so   ready to give.,,    It is  JAS. MOWAT, Bell Hlic. Enderby   PROFESSIONAL  wTCHAPMAN  1        [Organist at St. George's Church]  Visits or receives pupils for Piano, Organ, Violin,  Sinking and Theory of Music, Etc.  Address, P. 0. Bex 8-1, Enderby  W  ALTER ROBINSON  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER  Docu-  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of ['."Hall.   .Visitors cor-! ,    -   --   ,   ,, - ...     ,.  dialiy invited to attend.        " ' an evidence, too,  of the satisfaction-  FRED. F. MOORE, C.C.   i felt' hv   his   Liberal"   friends   in the  C. E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S.    i <    7     ���������������������������      .   ��������������������������� _       ll.     tt  n -i  R. J.COLTART. m.f. j work he is doing   for the Valley and  . Hall suitable for Concerts, Dances and all public i the Province. " It also indicates that  entertainments.   For rates, etc., address. i .,      , .,        ,     ., _"_._._'  -r>  j the Liberals throughout the Province  '. are content to leave ..well enough  i alone,  particularly  with  reference to  P W.. CHAPMAN th* Minister+, of+ Fi+nance:,, .      *  i .      r���������������������������      .       r.   r.  ���������������������������    . r,,     li It seems that   lt    would have been  more to the   credit of the Socialists  of this   constituency    had they, too,  declined t,o   put   up a candidate.   In  | so doing   they "would have shown a  real desire to carry out some of the  principles   enunciated    by them,  and  would also have given evidence of a  saner  conception    of   existing  conditions.       However,    while   they have  Loans Negotiated        ! succeeded    in   blocking Mr.  Ellison's  next-door Fulton's [ election by acclamation, they cannot   ; hope to poll a' vote large enough to  save the Socialist candidate's deposit  or to-do the party -\ny good.   There  can be   no   doubt   that thc few Lib-  jrrals who do take the trouhle to vote  , will cast their   h^llols=foT=Mrr=EllF  i son and   in    favor    of   Premier   Mc-  ! Bride's   progressive    railway   policy,  1 rather than throw   their votes away  ' on a cause admittedly lost,  i    In this connection  we have a word  ' to say to   the   electors   of Enderby ���������������������������  lllarn   district.       The   matter of redistribution    is   certain  to  be  dealt  .-with-by-thc -Government-at the-next  'sitting of the legislature,  or that of  [iftl'i.   Thc Okanagan district will no  doubt   be    divided,    and   it   is well  ; known where we of thc north end of  i thc  Valley    desire    this    division  to  I take place.     If such a division is to  . be asked, it will he necessary for us  to show as large   a noting strength  as we have.   It is therefore up to us,  Liberals   and    Conservatives,  to get  to the polls and    roll up as large a  vote Ior Mr. Ellison as possible.     If  Mr. Ellison's election is assured, that  is well, but it is not enoagh.   We can  , not afford to   let   thc Enderby-Mara  vote fall below normal strength.   It  should  he increased,   and there is no  reason  why   it   cannot b." increased.  enable them to get out papers onothe  land and finally prove up. Year after  year they have waited in the hope of  learning that the lands had been reopened to settlement. .These people  are now approaching *Jie Department  by petition worded as follows:  "To the Department of the Interior:  Ottawa:  "Wc,     thc     residents   of what   is  known as-the Mabel Lake Valley, and  citizens    of   the   District included in  the Railway Belt   of   the Okanagan,  Yale-Cariboo,  earnestly  petition  you  to let it be known what is the Government's   intention   with regard to  the Dominion   lands in this section.  Many settlers   in   this vicinity have  devoted   from   two   to "ten years in  clearing laids squatted upon by them  ���������������������������some many miles from school facilities and the comforts of civilization  ���������������������������honestly    endeavoring    to   comply  with the recognized conditions of settlement   in   all    countries,  believing  that eventually the Department would  throw open to settlement these lands.  It is needless to add that many hardships have been suffered in so doing.  "We have   patiently   waited to see  the Government   take   the necessary  steps to    enable   us   to prove up on  these lands, and   in :*ood faith have  done all that   was   possible to open  up the country.      We feel that some  consideration   should   be /shown us,  aud we take this   means of bringing  before you what we believe to be thc  injustice, to the District as well as to  ourselves, of holding these lands tied  up as they are.  "We petition you to ,open these  lands to settlement. Wc have done  our part, honestly believing the Government would do its part."  This petition has been circulated in  the district, and is signed by nearly  200 -settlers ancl residents of the district. It was forwarded to thc Department of the Interior this week.  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.  ENDERBY BRANCH A.  E.  Taylor, Manager  Where the Gourlay is Made  Agreements of Sale.   DeedB & Mortsapres  menU Witnessed.  Office: Poison & Robinson  weal, Enderby, B. C.  ���������������������������jHNDERBY   COTTAGE  HOSPITAL  MISS WARWICK, Proprietress  Maternity Fees, $20 per w������������������ek  -Fees covering ordinary_illncRs,_?2 p_gr_day__   Hospital Tickets, half yearly and ~ye:irlyvv~*r_rer  month. ENDERBY. B.C.  G.  L. WILLIAMS  Dominion nnd  Provincial Land Surveyor  Bell Block       Enderby, B.C.  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  MID-WEEK HALF  HOLIDAY  We, the undersigned merchants and  businessmen of Enderby, -do by these  presents agree to -Jose our stores  and places of business at 12:30 p.m.  each Wednesday,- and to remain  closed until Thursday morning:  Excepting, when a legal or civic  holiday occurs on any other week day  than Wednesday. In such case we  will observe the legal or civic holiday  and not the midweek holiday.  This agreement   will * go into force  on the 3rd day   of April and remain  in force until   and including the 25th  day of September, 1912.  J. W. EVANS & SON  A.  E.  MAUNDRELL,  per G.H.M.  A. PULTON  -    THE POLSON MERCANTILE CO  Per S. H. Speers  GEO. R.  SHARPE, per G.H.S.  P. PYMAN  A. REEVES  Enderby, B. C, Mar. 11, 1912.  FANCY POULTRY STOCK  - ���������������������������' - -Ulttce hours:- Fnranoun, 0 lo 10.30   A/tonvoon. 8 to ���������������������������(  Evening, 6:H0 to7:30  Sunday, by appointjnent  Oflicfj: Cor. CHIT nnd GnornuStn. l.NDEKBY  w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyaneer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block. Enderby,B.C.  POLITICAL  T7NDERBY   CONSERVATIVE  u ASSOCIATION  J. L. RUTTAN,       A. F. CROSSMAN  President. Secretary.  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 60 liens. We offer special  prices   on pens   of   4   females and 1  maler-" Carefully- mated            R. WADDELL, Grindrod, B.C.  Enderby  Pool and  r  cannot b"   .A-  ;ANDS  THREE rejrular Pool Tables  ONE J nil-sized llilliard Table  Opp. Walker Press Office  H,  B1GHAM, Prop.  Kwong Chong  NEW LAUNDRY  ENDERBY, B.  C.  Family    Washing   collected weekly.  First-class workmanship. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  I RAILWAY BEy*;'  I  S . '-  j    There are n   ^-r Jt'tlers on lands in  I r\j  j the Railway       ���������������������������*. who have spent the  'past several    years    on locations tri  jthe Mabel   Lake   Valley.   They btwrn*  ! erected homes, cut roads, cleared and  i planted such acreage us has been possible.     They have, in short, exercised  all    the   requirements   of   the homestead law,   and    patiently waited for  some action    on   thc part of the Dominion Lands Department that would  GRADE "A" CERTIFICATE  This is to certify that I have inspected the premises' and herd of Mr.  A. McQuarrie, the herd consisting of  33 head of cattle, and find the same  to be in a healthy condition. Each  animal in the herd has been tested  for tuberculosis within six months of  this date and declared free of that  disease. The premises are in a sanitary condition within the meaning of  the Regulations ,of the Provincial  Board of Health governing the sale of  milk and the management of dairies,  cow sheds and milk shops.  B. R. ILSLEY,  V.  S.  Inspector.  Armstrong, B. C, Feb. 9, 1912.  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Stiderby, B. C.  Contractors & Builders  First-class Cabinet Work and   Picture Framing.  Undertaking Parlors in connection.  Next to City Hall.  PIANO FACTO BV.  The great factory where is produced Canada's sweetest  toned and most popular piano. And into this piano is  built the Angelus, the world's most effective piano-player  --the piano-player with the human touch. No home is  complete without one of these instruments.  For prices and terms see���������������������������  J. E. CRANE,  Enderby Agent  Agent, also for Church and Parlor Organs  Also Fire and Life Insurance  Oflice with Mr. GEO. E. PACKHAM, Deer Park Land Office  Finest in  "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  liotel 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."  (ExtractTfrom Lowery's Ledge.)  King Edward Hotel, &J.  MURPHY  ietor  Enderby  When Home Building  Has it ever occurred to you that in  building a frame house, costing say  $2,000, you are losing every year  $100, or 5 per cent, in depreciation,  apart from the cost of repairs, as the  life of a frame house is about 20  .years-nt. the-outside?   Build -brick and you will have a  house that needs no repairs to the  walls and-will be worth as much, or  more, 50 years hence as it is to-'day,  saving you quite a considerable sum  in painting, insurance and fuel meanwhile. A large stock of first-class  __brick__npw_on -hand   The Enderby Brick & Tile Co.  Enderby  Deer Park Fruit Land  ENDERBY  No Irrigation Required  These lands are situated on the b enches near Enderby and are especial-'  ly suited for Fruit and Vegetables, a nd, having been in crop, are in splendid condition for planting.  An experienced fruit grower is in charge and will give instruction to  purchasers free of charge, or orchards will be planted ancl cared for at a  moderate charge.  160 acres, sub-divided into 20-acre lots are now on the market at ?150  per acre.  Get in on the first block and make money on the advance.  Apply to���������������������������  GEORGE PACKHAM,  Deer Park Land Office, Enderby.  Are YOU going to do any       1  ���������������������������       building this Spring ? |  -$xm>^s*4><SKe*^^  WE HAVE A FEW SPECIALTIES  WHILE THEY LAST-  ��������������������������� 'Cull boards, $5.00 per thousand.  No. 2 Dimension, $12.00 per thousand.  Some cheap Flooring, Ceiling and Drop Siding, $10.00 thousand  No. 3 Cedar Bevel Siding, $10.00 thousand.  Also some short Moulding at a reduced price. -  Get in early on some of the above bargains.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. E���������������������������derby  fl  t.r il* .c*,- -i v  -&  Thursday, March 21, 1912  THE ENDERBY PRESS A.ND WALKER'S WEEKLY  li- ���������������������������'  I'll,'-  7:'  V   -  E. J. iVlack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  .   ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;   Careful Drivers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers  and  Tourists invited to give us a trial.  <������������������&$>������������������������������������Q>&b������������������$&$$><$>&&$^^  OVER 6S YEAR8'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac  Anyone sending m sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention Is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest Witency for securingpatents.  Patents taken' through' Munn & Co. recelre  special notice; without charge, ln the '  Scientific American.  A handsomely' Illustrated weekly. - Largest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms for  Canada, $8.75 a year, postage prepaid. - Sold by  all newsdealers.--   -, ,   -       ' ~ ,  MUNIilJcCo.36IBro-^NewYbrk  Branch Office. 626 F BU Washington. D. C.  -' If;you want; absolutely^;.pure milk,  tell the ^Glengerrackv^Dairyman. . Mr:  .MacQiiarrie states.."'-that, he has. now]  his milk" house,';-and7dairjr-'stock^kept'  ,as;.sleek-and " clean :as (cement floors,;*  ^Whitewashed .wall's-and plenty of run"  ning water-.cane--make'itv^ k.-..- -';/>-  .   '--/     ������������������������������������������������������ z  y      .<��������������������������� a ;   'yyy-Z ���������������������������''-���������������������������!���������������������������  Instructive Comparison of Provincial: ^  -V-.     Expenditures Past arid Present  ,;  Jt will ��������������������������� be .^instructive^ to compare  . the   estimated  .expenditures   of   the  year ending'June 30, 1905, which were  the first.prepared by ihe-McBride'ad-,  ministration,", with -those" for'the next  .*_ fiscal, year now,ensuing.    The total in  ;the' two -cases were as follows:.-..  ."'Estimated*;exp..".for ���������������������������,904-5:..|2,442,35C  for    912-13 i'6,270,001  .Estimated .exp.  .���������������������������      154,340  charities 93,850 '  '  .Increase.' ...*...: !;.-.���������������������������...7 $13,727,646  y. 'A', comparison of some of"the more  ' important'items-will be interesting:  "'   1904-5���������������������������Vs   -;        "\       ���������������������������"'-'-   y  y .  ���������������������������_ Interest -.'..'............//...JZyZt.^   668.979  Public   institutions      Hospitals  - and  Education  ...'..".      444,846  Public Works \. .".      365,250  ;i912-13--'  Interest , -7 ���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������?   532|979  Public- Institutions  L._.."* 406,700  ���������������������������"Hqspitals.-etc. .....". ."..     426,200  - Education ...:      972,872  Public Works :..-    8,236,360  The details    of    the   estimates for  Ipublic works in the two years show  the following differences:  1904-5��������������������������� ��������������������������� '  .JVorks^and^building^ -, $=82,350_  Roads,  bridges, etc        248,000  Contingencies        22,000  1912-13���������������������������  Works and buildings ....'. $ 3,009,500  Roads, bridges, etc.   : .'...   5,027,000  Contingencies '.      150,000  In the public works estimates for  3 904-5 there was included an item of  512,000 for surveys; this is not in-  7 eluded "in'that" voted"for 1912-13" the"  departments of lands and that of  works having been separated. The  appropriation for surveys for the last  mentioned fiscal year is the great  sum of $814,800.  Since the present- administration  took office new services have been established and we find such appropriations as the following for 1912-13  that were not contemplated for 1904-5  Water rights branch       111,040  Forest   branch      300,404  We find that whereas in 1904-5 the  Government was able to ask the  legislature for only $16,750 for assistance to agriculture in its various  branches, it was able to obtain from  the legislature $314,250 for that service to be expended in 1912-13. In  the items for salaries were upwards  of 15 per cent of the appropriations;  in the estimates for L912-13 they are  less than six per cent.  "This 'is a remarkable exhibition of  progress," says the Victoria Colonist  "and the figures bear eloquent testimony to the wisdom of the policy of  the present government and the busi  nesslike methods that have prevailed  in carrying' on' the administration "of  affairs. That ��������������������������� the people of British"  Columbia will "extend to ..' Mr. Mc-  Brideand his^ colleagues a renewal 7of  their confidence^ for ^another-legislative term-seems'to be a foregone conclusion. ,.,.As far as'we have been able  to follow, the provincial Opposition  press',* we "do not find "up toj date any  serious criticism of the government's  policy and absolutely no complaints  as to the financial results td'the province.^ Of general condemnation, not  unmixed with vituperation, there has  been much, but of fair nnd reasonable  criticism there has'- been practically  none.'.'' '    *.       .<���������������������������,'���������������������������   -"  first time offered for sale  in" this Country  Machela, Nature's Scalp Tonic, removes dandruff v and prevents falling  of the hair. Has a record for growing hair���������������������������95 cases out of 100. Each  package contains a Dacket\of Machela Dry Shampoo Powder-. Price  for complete home treatment, $1.00.  _Sjold__.and���������������������������guaranteed^by=A.-=Reeves.=:  Eggs* for Hatching��������������������������� S. C. Biack  Minorcas; from specially mated stock.  $1.50 for setting of 13. Also duck  eggs, $1 for 13. Mrs. J. McKay,  Enderby. m7-6t  ALDERGROVE, -B: G.  "       -v. '        "*��������������������������� v" f      *  "< 'Have,the .Finest"���������������������������"'���������������������������--  " -' ' . ���������������������������       Including���������������������������   7   -   7.  _' O    .���������������������������   - ZZ'-"'"-V 7,  APPLES, PEARS, PLUMS, CHERRIES/SMALL FRUITS. AND ORNA-."  - MENTAL SHRUBBERY.  TO CANADIAN   ARCHITECTS  Competition     for     New     University  Buildings to   be   Erected at Point  Grey, near   Vancouver, British Columbia.  The Government of British Columbia invite pompetitiye Plans for the  general scheme and design for the  proposed new" University, together  with more detailed Plans for the  buildings to be .erected first at, an  estimated cost of $1,500,000.    ���������������������������  Prizes of $10,000- will be given for-  tbe - .most .- successful    Designs    submitted.  . Particulars of the competition and  plan of site-may   be obtained on request from the undersigned.. ,  .The designs' to be" sent, in by July.  31st, -1912, addressed to  '- THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION,  " ,  - . Parliament Buildings', .  aii  ' Victoria, British .Columbia.  We have  on cut at all times,  and our aim is ^o  give ugpoci; ^ service* 7  G. R. Sharpe,  7y7,:'���������������������������>-"?&���������������������������:_""Enderby, B. C.>'  ->^-   *        -.     ?    ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������ - v    ���������������������������*���������������������������<- - ---'-- .-.y  .   For .Sal-e^-Five -young--milch'cows,-'  just coming in. '.Gentle.^.Chas..'Ash-,'^  ton;.Enderby.     /tSV". " "-">��������������������������� - ���������������������������''"" *;  '"   -V* I  pz;\  .TV *">   ' I  iBil  y&,  .- .er..*.  ystMm  *_:,.   I.IJH&--^AWnBa^-tf  7r - Coal- mining /rights \6f ;',the -Dominion V^;Vf^p  in Manitoba.". "Saskatchewan"and.-Alyv/yi^r'  'Mi  LIVE-DISTRICT AGENT WANTED.  -* For fullparticulars, write���������������������������  - r- \-  RICHARD McCOMB,       '   '-'7 -     :    '  ,    ' General Manager,  , '   ... '      Aldergrove, B.C  mf  IF YOU WANT TO OWN  Pocket  Knife  -BUY-A-GARBO MAGNETIC^KNIFE  Fut* Sale by  THE ENDERBY TRADING CO  berta,    the -. Yukon" '.Territory ,^-;"the_^  Northwest' Territories .-andZ a Portibn-^'^1^-  of. the province" of^BritishVColumbia*-j^^_C-^  may be leased 'for^ a term^f -*twenty-i):";,..77f -A  one years at an   annual/rental ~"of.$i?" -7"%w  an acre. ,_ Not more'than 2,560 acres'if'z/'i:���������������������������>:Jj  will be leased to one.applicant.^-'X/^y.y-J-^/'Z^l-  7Application-, for   a,   lease must" heyy/y/fj-  made by the   applicant in person to7- ^  the-Agent   or'  sub-Agent.of"th'e'dis--^/  trict in .which rights applied/for, are-1?-  situated. -         ,.    ",   '���������������������������   - i,'-    '���������������������������' 7  "-..i  In surveyed territory the'land "must"  be described   by  'sections,   or  legal-  sub-divisions ,of,, sections, and in'un-*.'.  surveyed   territory   the tract applied:",  for shall be staked ^out^by" the appUV:,.  cant himself.  "   "_    - '- -7_- '.;' -'.// ~-,J,/  Each . application   must' be accon>-V  panied by "a fee - for $5 which "will"be * ���������������������������  'refunded- if .the rights "applied, for are)-"  not available, but not-otherwise.   A7.  royalty   shall   be paid. od.  the "mero;  chantable output of the mine at the" -  rate of five cents per ton.-      7  ', - ' /.',  The person operating the mine shall;  furnish the Agent'with sworn returns 7  a_ccounting_ for. __the full, quantityLot  "t<z;  yu  -y  ._?. -Are you-8uppIied-with Enderby envelopes ?  ENDERBY \  Is the hub of the fertile  Northern Okanagan.  ENDERBY iB the banking  and trading centre for  Trinity Valley, Mabel  Lake Valley, Deep Creek  Valley and the Northern  Okanagan Valley. ���������������������������  lNDERBY has a flouring  mill of 500 barrels daily  capacity.  ENDERBY has a lumber  mill of 50,000,000 annual  capacity.  ENDERBY grows,   without  irrigation,    the    finest  apples grown in Canada  . or the world.  ENDERBY property values are not inflated  but prices are going up. One cannot  buy at a better time.  ENDERBY offers all the pleasures of boating, fishing, hunting, etc., and in the  winter season, skating, curling and  unsurpassed sleigh-riding.  Git/rio/reo  Sm/rr, 0 rt  ENDERBYjs the centre  of a prosperous farming community, and  has also immense  limber wealth.  merchantable coal mined and pay the '. Y  royalty thereon.     Il tlie coal mining '/  rights are   not   being operated, such,-'  returns should   be furnished at least 7'  once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lessee may be ���������������������������  permitted     to     purchase     whatever  available sun'ace rights may be con- ,.  sidered necessary for the working of  the mine at the rate of $10.00 an acre  . For ..full information--"application---^  should be made   to the Secretary of  the Department   of the Interior, Ot- - (  tawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W, CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������������������������Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement will not be paid  for. sp2  All Okanagan  ENDERBY has  an elevation  of 1100 feet.  It is a.hojne  city of'"many  natural advantages.  roads   lead   to   ENDERBY  SUTTON'S SEEDS FOR 1912  Flower, vegetable and farm seeds-  imported in the original sealed packets from Sutton & Sons, the King's  Seedsmen, Readinrr, England. Send  for catalogue.  A. J. WOODWARD, Sole Agent  512 Granville lit., Vancouver  also Victoria.  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.  1 . <c _#uGr������������������*UKST-.  ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  How Animals are Taught  Their Tricks  The training of animals, to teach  litem to perform all sorts of entertaining tricks, is a ra������������������k that requires perhaps a special talent on the pan of thc  Irainer, but above all demands patience  and a thoroughly methodical procedure.  Let us begin with the dog, and see how  ho ih taught his tricks. Wc commence  with tiie simplest, and-gradually work  up T.u the most complex ami npparenily  impossible, feats.  Thc first thing every dog must learn  is his name, "delect a short, sharp-  sounding name, und stick to it. Never  call liim anything else. Tf you have  several dogs, the name is taught on the  same principle. Divide their food, and  then, placing a piece on the ground.  ' call each in turn by his name and give  him the food when he comes for it. Send  the others back if they come forward  out of their turn. By and by they will  learn that a certain name is ahvays associated with a certain dog. Ramble  among the dogs, and call out one of  their names every now and then. If the  right dog comes to you, reward him with  a piece of cracker. Pay no attention  to the other dogs. They will learn very  soon; and the first great lesson���������������������������-de  pendenco and obedience���������������������������will have  been learned.  Ilavina* taught a dog to fetch and  carry���������������������������which hc will easily' learn���������������������������the  next thing is to teach him to go and  got any object called for. Place a glove  on the floor; then say to thc dog,  "Fetch the glove,*" putting the accent  on the last word. Then, when he has  done this .several times, place -a shoe  on thc lloor; and teach him to fetch this  in a similar manner. Now place both  ��������������������������� objects on the ground, and teach him to  fetch either one, as asked tor���������������������������rewarding him when he brings you the right  -one, aad rebuking him when he fetches  the wrong, which you take from hint  and replace, lie will soon learn to distinguish the articles, when a third may  bo substituted, and so on until a number are on tho .floor. You should then  go into tho next room, taking the dog  with you; and send him in to fetch any  article you mention. After a little time,  "he wilTbring you the right one every  time.  jSText, teach hini differences in color.  Place a red object on thc floor, and a  blue one beside it. Teach him to fetch  -vou the article called for as you did  before, being careful to reward him  every ' time "he brings you thc right  ��������������������������� handkerchief. Then put down a green  object, :i purple, a yellow one, and so  on; until finally the needed array of  colors can  be placed  for selection.  Next, he should be taught the articles  of furniture���������������������������table, chair, etc. lie must  go to each one as you call out its name.  Ptnallv, combine some of  the previous  commands:   "Place  the  glove   on  the  chair-!!   "'Get   the   handkerchief,   and  place'it  on  the  tabic,"  etc.    At  first  this  should  be  said   very  slowly,  and  only   half   thc   command   repeated   at  once:   but  the  halves  of  the  sentence  may be gradually blended together  , till vou can say it as you would to  "'individual; and the dog will obey  command. ���������������������������  To a certain extent, also, dogs may be  taught the lottersvof the alphabet, the  numbers of spots on cards, large dominoes, etc. Thc method of training  them is simply one of constant repetition. Cards bearing the letter or number arc placed in front of the dog, and  the letter or number is 'called out, aloud,  and at the same lime the dog is shown  which one it is. After several trials,  hc will select this one and disregard  tho others, when it is called for. This  once learned, the next letter is taught  in like manner, until a large number  arc recognized by thc dog, and he is  ^VrWrix^o a t-H*. n y-o f=lh em  Plants aie also to be selected in  lav manner, from a row placed  tabic, and so forth.  Ft  must  be  admitted,  however,   that  most   feats   of   this   character,  as  per  formed in public, are the result of some  trick   rather than any marvelously  training on  the part of the  cd to go to tho row of cards nearest  the trainer; then, if ho is inclined to  pick up one too near, a slight pull on  the string is given, pulling thc dog up  to the required number. The trainer  stands at a certain distance from thc  table in these tricks: if close to the  table, thc dog knows it means card one;  if farther away, card two,,and if still  further, card throe. I5y care in training, the dog can be taught to pick out  any required card, without in any way  knowing the number written upon it.  When the dog has been taught to pick  up any card by means of this code, the  Irainer may appear to mako it far moro  complicated by causing the dog to add,  subtract, multiply, divide, etc. All that  is necessary, of course, is that the performer himself should do thc sum, mentally note "the position of the card giving the answer, and indicate this card  to thc dog by means of some hidden  code.  ln the same way. horses can be made  lo stamp out any desired number, tell  thc date of a coin, etc., by simply going  on pawing the ground~imt.il the'trainer  gives them thc signal to stop by means  of some secret sign, unnoticed by tho  audienr-e.  As to thc animals whieh perform in  the circus, the elephant is among the  most popular, and it seems wonderful  that so unwieldy an animal can be made  to perform any tricks at 'all. How set  about training an animal of"this kind?  What is the first thing to be done? And  how1?  f.n compelling the elephant to perform, advantage is taken of the fact  that fhe feet of thc animal aro peculiarly sensitive and he dreads injury  to them. Many of his tricks-are based  -upon this principle. Thus, he is made  to, place one foot upon a low pedestal;  then the other foot is tapped gently,  and he raises .this and places it beside  the other���������������������������to get'it out ofvharm-'s way.'  The hind feet arc treated similarly, in  turn���������������������������the front feet being hit every  time they are placed*on the ground. In  this way all four feet are -finally placed  .upon the tub. The trick of inducing an  elephant to partake of a meal is very  simple. Animals will naturally, eat anything placed before them, and it is on  coast, and finally sold at Bahia, bringing the finder, it is said, $25,000. According to "estimates this crystal would  furnish fully 2,000,000 carats of aquamarines of various sizes.  Southern Trance produces and ships  annually cut flowers to thc value of  nearly $S.000,000.v A quarter of a ecu  tury ago Alphonse Ran* at St. 'Raphael  gave the industry at impetus which  has grown to its present proportions.  Every night iu winter a special train,  known as the cut-flower limited, leaves  Toulon for Paris, loaded with fragrant  blossoms.  Stenography was known as far back  as tho timo of the Greeks in Egypt, is  the conclusion reached by Professor  Friedrich Presigkc of the University of  Strassburg. fie believes that the  Greeks learned the art from the Egyptians, and bases his belief on papyri  dated A.D. .1:3.3, in which.claim is'inadc  that a system of shorthand is usod.  At the recent annual festival of the  Loudon Gregorian Choral Association  fifty combined church choirs sang music  from thc English service books of the  eighth to the fourteenth centuries at  St.  Paul's  Cathedral.  ly necessary to opeu a bottle of "pop"  iin-  auy  vour  -nt-wil  a simi-  <>n  Ihe  elaborate trainintr on tne parr or mv dog,  which would be necessary if these feats  were genuine���������������������������granting them to be pos-  . .-.iblo-itl-.all. _ A",'i.miiHor "f fjict' most  of thC'-e apparently marvelous feats arc  based on a very few cues, given to the  dog iit the appropriate time, to which  hc has been taught to respond in a  simple manner. A few examples will  make this clear.  Many of these fenls s*i*������������������"* performed  by moans of a cue word, in just the  same-kind of way as "mind-readers'"  ontertain and puzzle their audience. As  soon as this word ii given, it may bo in  tho (-oiive ol" it sentence, the dog know-.  {hat he is tn perforin a certain action.  .It ia not ncccnary for hi in to understand the whole of the sentence; only  one word in it. As soon as that word  is caught, thc action is performed. Each  action etui expends to a certain cue  word. Again, there is the method of  training by the use of the eyes. The  dog waichf- his master's eyes, and  when his master glances in any direction���������������������������-at a caul, for example���������������������������the dog  can follow hij glance, und pick out  the card in turn. Or the dog may be  told lo baik a crtain number, in which  case the d'������������������g watches his masterV face  closely, and simplv barks until the eye*.  or some movement, tell hini to stop. He  does not have to know that hc baiks  nine times. All he has to know i? that  he must go ou barking until he i? tnld  to stop by his master's signal; find  trainer is the one who does all  counting.  There are certain stage tricks which  depend very largely upon the dog's  incmorv. however���������������������������such as picking up a  numbered card, and the like. The cards  are arranged in a row, and the trainer  stands in front of tho row in which  the card rests. A string is attached to  the duff's neck.    First, thc dog is train-  tho  the  once or twice, and present it by hand,  when the. animal may be trusted to  find out. for himself how to get at its  contents. Tn all such cases, the essence  of thc training consists in infinite; patience, kindness, and constant repetition���������������������������showing the animal over and over  again how"a thing,is done���������������������������in precisely  tho same way���������������������������and then forcing him to  do itr himself. " ���������������������������      '  Lions iind tigers 'arc alwavs.'dangerous creatures to work with, and one can  neveT bo sure of them, even when trained. "No wild animal," says Mr. Bostock, "is ever tamed, only trained, and  the best training in the-world is nothing when once the animal feels inclined to give way to his natural savage  instincts."  "Tn time,-" continues Mr, Bostock,  "the frained animal becomes so accustomed to performing that when he sees  the paraphernalia of his performance he  knows exactly what is expected of liim.  and does it naturally and readily. The  successful performance of all trained  animals depends on this almost instinctive following of long-accustomed habit,  together with the pleasure the exercise  gives to animals habitually confined in  small  cages.    .    .    .  "Leopards, panthers, and jaguars are  all trained in much the same manner.  Mine. Morelli puts fhem through a  course of training very similar to that  given thc lion. They are taught lo respect and look for the trainer, aud have  instilled into them as much awe as is  "c re i���������������������������b i fill���������������������������i i-rt i ny=a ui m a 1���������������������������wh i oh=i s=n oi>  saying a great deal. . . . Some animals train easily; others learn their lessons with ureal ditlidencu and some reluctance. What one lion may learn in,a  week another may leain in a month;  what one tiger may do in two lessons  may lake another ono several months  to  imitate  feebly."  (loafs aro very sure-footed animals,  and learn to perform many tricks requiring that quality���������������������������such as standing  on Ih'e'enri of a bamboo polo." The Hindus teach goats to do this, Hogs may  bo taught a number of clever tricks, and  arc far more intelligent than is generally iniaciiied. Monkeys are known to be  capable of boing trained to a remarkable dogive. Ihe feats of "Peter1*' and  'Consul" being well known to the  American public They arc good imitators and excessively'curious, and it is  this faculty, and their ingenuity in satisfying this curiosity, which has amus-  oii many au audience; and has given  ri'-e lo the popular notion that monkeys are far more intelligent than they  really are. As n matter of fact, although n few of them arc highly trainer! and intelligent, this is not the general rule.  A fow birds may be trained to perform simple tricks, but nor many. " Fortune tellers'-' employ tame birds to help  them in their trade, A number of small  paper envelopes are seen, in a row, one  of which contains your  the shape of a slip of  you certain platitudes about yourself.  The bird picks this envelope out with  his bill, from among others. How is it  he selects, this particular one? Rome of  the on\elopes have seeds glued to their  back covers, ami the bird naturally  picks out one which bus thc seed attached���������������������������passing over the others to get  to it.  THE FIRST ELECTRICALLY PROPELLED SHIP  For some years past electricity as a  method of propelling vessels has exercised it strange fascination.      Two energetic    Glasgow    electrical    engineers,  who had elaborated a system for achieving  this   ideal,   ordered  a   vessel   fifty  feet   in   length   and  certified "to   carry  fifty  passengers,   in   which 'they   have  installed  their plant.      rt comprises a  six-cylinder petrol    engine    developing"  forty-five    brake-horse   power,    which  drives an  alternating  current  dynamo,  while the propeller is coupled to an-alternating current motor, thc whole being*  controlled  by   switch    gear  either  from  the  bridge or the    engine-room.  Thc  vessel, with  its  novel   machinery,  possesses many points of interest    for  the engineer, and the experiments that  are  being   carried  out  with  the  craft  to   secure   some   really , valuable   data,  coucerning the practicability of "electricity "as  a-propelling  force  for vessels,  are being closely followed, and will constitute valuable material for discussion  by the learned societies when the time  comes to communicate the results of the  investigations.    The preliminary  trials,  however,   have   served  to  support  the'  theories advanced by-many enterprising  spirits-who have strenuously advocated  this system of propulsion.      That it is  no  passing* fancy is,borne out by the  fact that  in Germany and  the United  States  larger vessels  arc. in  course* of  construction  for    propulsion     by    the  same agency, though  the    methods "of  generating and applying thc'*energy differ in  detail.      It is  claimed that by  means of such a system certain much-  desired results impossible to be obtained with tlie best- tpyes of steam-engines  can  be  secured   with  the  highest  efficiency. ..   For instance, the steam  turbine   is "irreversible;   and   the'    petrol  motor requires a special attachment i'or  achieving  tin's  end,  whereas "with  thc  electric   system   the   propeller   can   be  switched   over   from -full - speed  ahead  to   full   speed   astern   in  a   matter   of  seconds without changing the. direction  of the rotation of the power-generator.  Jt is stated, also, that .electric propulsion is more economical than any other  system of driving a vessel, and certainly the' results so  far achieved appear  to bear out this contention.      On trial  the new boat attained a speed of nearly  eight and a half miles per hour.      The  present trend of thought in marine engineering  is  towards  the  evolution- of  .-in  electric system capable of fulfilling  the  difficult requirements of ship  propulsion, and the Clyde will occupy another  niche in  history  as  having  produced  the first electrically driven   ves  sel.  as  it did  the  first  steamship.  purpose. . It was atask boset. with innumerable and peculiar "difficulties;- but  theso were overcome as they arose, and  the statue resembles in every way a  piece,of work in stouo. The statue  was divided into four parts���������������������������namely,  the cylindrical base, a vertical core, a  series of horizontal ribs coumieeting  the core with the external shell carrying the contour of the figure, and a  special limb to support tho 'uplifted  arm. Tho total weight of the statue is  eighty tons. The perfection of th..-  work has arotisod considerable com  Hient, the statue having the. appearance  of havjng been carved from a solid  block of stone.  "fortune"   in  paper,  telling  INTERESTING ITEMS  It. remained for a Turk, wandering  far from his native land, to find the  largest, crystal of beryl (aquamarine)  over discovered, a long distance inland  in Brazil. It was dug out at a'shallow depth, transported by canoe to the  W IN A BALLOON  Drs. Steyre.r and Fleming, who made  a prolonged ascent in the balloon Berlin, conducted a series of experiments  at great altitudes, with special rcCer-  i?irec=vto-the=-physidlogicakcffe(its=oC-=ex^  posurc to intense cold and to hot sun  rays in extremely rarefied air.  Loth professors were equipped with  oxygen ma.iks. At a height of 10,.300  feet they were obliged to inhale oxygen at intervals of from one to two  minutes; otherwise they suffered from  headache, heart palpitations, and defective respiiation. As they reached  greater heights these symptoms increased, and oxygen had to bo more fro-  quentlv" inhaled. ""At~a " height _of--bo--  I ween "'J-") ,000 and 27,00(1 feet Fleming  fainted on removing the mask for an  instant.  The ell'ecl nf strong sunshine, intense  cold, and insnllii'.icney of air, gave the  face a terrifying aspect, but the aeronauts fell apathy rather than any severe pains. Another effect was a f("cling of cramp in the muscles.  The sun's rays acting in the rarefied  air produced a swelling and reddening  of tlie skin, accompanied by fever, and  these symptoms reached their height  forty-eight   hours   after  thc  descent.  Among tho experiments made was a  test, for" the presence of micro-organ-  ism*-. Three tests, thc highest made at  L3.000 feet, showed micro-organisms in  the small proportion of from 0.2 to 0.;3  a liter (1.7b" pints) of air. The fourth  test was made .-it an elevation of nearly  27,000 feet, and revealed no germs.  A WIFE WITHOUT A WORD  A London cab-washer, lately charged  with attempted suicide, has shown real  wit. aud originality. Ilia plea of defence was that he was "only protending to do it," in order to frighten his  wife into speaking to him, which she  had not done for seven days. lie was  discharged.  The peculiar ingenuity of the defence  was that it was such a pathetic one  that no magistrate possessing even tho  smallest semblance of a heart could  possibly convict on the face of it. Even  if false, .it was cunningly conceived,  for no better excuse, was ever heard  since Portia propounded her famous  plea to save the merchant's pound of  flesh, and made it quite clear that it  was not always necessary to pay one's  debts.  Picture it���������������������������seven days' silence! Seven days of stodgy, sullen, stultifying  silence! Why do women always go to  extremes? They either talk too much  or not at all1���������������������������generally, it must be confessed, the former. But here was a  wife who sternly put a padlock'ou her  own lips like Papageno *'s in "Thc  Magic Flute,"' and despite all temptation to."hold forth" kept-her husband  uacheered by thc music of her 'dulcet  tones for seven long days.  ��������������������������� .It was, of course, silent heroism, of  a kind; but, on the other, hand, it is  reminiscent of the cruellest tortures of  thc Inquisition���������������������������of thc slow-falling*  drop of .water on the forehead of'the  victim, or the brain-destroying solitary  confinement in pitch darkness. Tt must  have inflicted nerve-torture- of a pocu.  liarly devilish kind (and a cab-washei  may possess nerves)���������������������������worse, than the  vituperation of the veriest virago.  -During Ids seven days' punishment  the unhappy man, whatever his faults,  must have ' suffered -the tortures of  Hades. Breakfast, dinner, tea,, and  supper���������������������������all eaten in dumb, dreary silence; the house a silent tomb; his  reasonable demands for. an explanation  unanswered���������������������������a wife in  the sulks. .   --  What would many husbands havo  done? Bashed her head in,"[ think I  hoar you say. Yes. or .in another  sphere of life.-have'gonc to thoir clubs  or taken to, evil courses. . - -  \ This particular husband- hit upon the  ingenious plan,of pretending* to hang  himself, for, said he, "I thought it  would make her speak." And surely  Benedick'knew his Beatrice's tompera;  ment to a nicety, for it had the desired  effect immediately.  \  When troubled with fall  rashes,eczema, or any skin  disease apply Zam-Buk I  SurpriiIng how quickly it e&iei  the i mar ting And itintfingl Alio  cure* cuti, burns, tores and pilei,  2am-Buk is made from pure herbal essence.. No animal fats���������������������������no  mineral poisons. 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Thursday, March 21, 1912
History of Earl Jr.'s Remarkable
Performances on the Grand Circuit
The Horseman in Saturday Sunset,
Vancouver, says: "Canada is the
home of the two greatest gray horses
living*   today. Both     are   United
States horses, and J3arl Jr. has received all his development and raced
entirely in that country. He is a
product of Illinois, while his speedy
rival was bred in Michigan, but has
received  considerable  of his training
in Ontario and has raced
over Ontario tracks.
"Earl Jr. and The
each other in a great many ways, although they are not built alike. The
Eel,, as nearly all horsemen know, is
of the   erect    rangy    sort,  and very
second and one third, and $15,900 in
stakes. He was at Major Heir's
wheel in 2.02������ at Columbus, 0. Earl
Jr. came out as a three-year-old, and
in nine starts was six times first,
once second, onco divided second-
third money, and once third.
"In 1909 The Eel was the best of
the free-for-all bunch, ancl Earl Jr.,
after becoming the property of W. R.
"The    past   season    The   Eel
again  troubled    with   .lameness,
was   Evelyn W. 2.01$,  JThe Eel 2.02-1, and
and |Ess H. Kay 2.00fTm 2.05^'and 2.041.
a few miles  Cox, was started but once, and won
a race at Hartford without' reducing
Eel resemble !his record.
"In 1910 Earl Jr. made a brilliant
campaign, and was never behind the
money. He won seven firsts, three
seconds and one   fourth, and took a
handsome,    while   Earl Jr. is !of the .record of 2.03������ at Lexington in a win-
direct opposite build.   He is what we i ning race.    At   the   >ace referred to
would call a chubby built horse.   Ke  Earl Jr.    paced   the   last quarter of
���������the first heat in'28$, was beaten the
1 second mile by Evelyn W. 2.01$ in
2.02$, last quarter in 29, and won the
following two heats '"with final quarters in 29$ and 30 seconds respectively.  '        ������
l "The Eel went lame early in the
i season of 1910 and ,vas laid up until
"Both made their debut on the turf 'fall, when he won a few races, taking
in 1908, and The Eel made a sweeping {Ross K, 2.01'|, into camp at Detroit
campaign, - winning   eight races, one
is shortly coupled, stands well leaned
forward on short front legs; has,a
straight neck and carries his nose
well out and tilted up. As race
horses these two famous stallions are
much alike. They both have thc
best of manners, terrific speed and ���������
will race all day.
I   J.kU^O      A3.,      Z.UX'm,
State Pair.
tlie j_reat pacing- stallion, owned and stabled at Endeiby by P. H. Murphy
was just getting into shape to trim
the best of them when the season
closed. He put one uver on Earl Jr.
on a two-lap ring, and the sun-down
rule was all that saved Independence
Boy 2.01������ from a sound beating.
"Earl Jr. made ii^s first start of
importance in 1911 at Kalamazoo
and won a gruelling race from Independence Boy 2.011, Evelyn W. 2.01A,
and Lady Maud C. 2.00.-, time 2.031,
2.03_. and 2.051. Independence Boy
won the first heat, Hedgewood Boy
second, and Earl Jr. the remaining
"Grand Rapids came iext and both
Hedgewood Boy and Lady Maud C.
turned th.e tables on Earl Jr. Hedge-
.wood Boy proved -chc winner in
straight heats, the time of which was
2.02$ ancl 2.03$.
"At Detroit, in the 2.04 pace, purse
$3,000, Independence Boy bested Earl
Jr. in "2.04$ and 2.04, the second, heat
going to the grey   horse.
"Prom Detroit the circuit following
went to Cleveland, and Earl Jr. won
one of the greatest races of his career
In the Championship Sweepstakes
l Free-for-all he defeated Independence
j Boy, The Eel, * Evelyn W. and" three
other starters in the remarkable time
of 2.01i, 2.02J and 2.03J, the first
heat going to Independence Boy.
"Columbus,   was    now  visited  and
Earl J.r.    started   twice and met defeat in both races.     In the King 2.04
pacing   stake,   value   $3,000, he was
defeated by Independence Boy in 2.02$
-2.01$ and 2.02,   but   the Boy, had. to
have the'help'of'Major Mallow'2.031
to accomplish' the.task.   He started
.back in thc Champion Pacing Sweepstakes; and Evelyn W. took his measure in one of the greatest races ever
-witnessed on" the Grand .Circuit.   The
time'iof the heat's was 2.03, 2.03, 2.031
���������and 2.021, .constituting   a new fourr
. heat record   and . hew world's record
"for a four.heat.      "Earl Jr. won the_
"second-heat a*nd paced the last quarter of the-firsthand third heats each
,,in 28$,seconds:- "-__-'��������� J     '
._'-"At'.Syracuse;' N7.Y.7 the'Onandago"
;'2.04x pace 'for:a- purse of $2,000 fell to
'Earl   'Jr.'.in   straight   heats.*. Time
2.041 -and ,2.051,I,and   -later   in..the
-week.he'.^won'   the'- free-for-all from
"Prom Syracuse Earl Jr. was shipped back to Detroit and won the free-
for-all pace in straight heats from
Evelyn W., Independence Boy and Ess
H. Kay in 2.0G$ and 2.07.
"The Columbus fall meeting came
next and Evelyn W. defeated Earl Jr,
Ess H. Kay, Independence Boy and
Walter W. in 2.041, 2.03* and 2.05*.
and defeated HarB. Jr.
heavy    track    in 2.11J,
Laurel, Md.,
2.03 over a
2.12 and 2.13.
"Earl Jr. made his. final start for
the year over the Rockport, O., half-
mile track, and after iinning the first
heat iu 2-111, was beaten by The Eel
in 2.07, 2.08 and 2.08*.
"The Eel is owned by Frank Ent-
ricken, of Tavistock, Ont.*,' and. was
driven  to his   record  by Danny Mc-
"At Lexington,   Ess    H.  Kay sur-^Bwen, while Earl Jr. is the property,
prised them all   in the 2.00 pace byjof P. H. Murphy of Enderby, B. C,
winning in 2.031  and 2.02.   Earl  Jr. j and was driven to" his record by W.
was second, and Evelyn W., Indepen-jR, C,ox."
dence Boy   and   Lady    Maud C.  fin
ished in the order named. The following week Earl Jr. started back
with Independence "^oy and .Evelyn
W. in the 2.01 pace, and after four
heats of strenuous racing came out
victorious. ��������� The first heat went to
Evelyn W. in 2.07, last half in one
minute. The second io Independence
Boy in 2.01$, and the third and fourth
to Earl Jr. in 2.05**- and 2.05. "'
"From Lexington, Earl-jr. went to
Earl Jr. was shipped to Calgary,
last week from Mr. Murphy's stables
at Enderby, where he will get into
training for the Grand Circuit opening. Mr. Murphy also sent his' filly
for training at Calgary. -
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Last  year an' the year afore that T told  the same, tale about the same dog, an' it  wor alius good enough afore! Who's  been   taniperin'  wi'  tho  law  sin'  last  "Whero are you going with that club  and all  those eggs and potatoes.'-'  ' * Up to tlie universal peace meeting  in Cainegie Jlall."  ������������������    ������������������    *  "What do you think about this  'ere  '.Moiina   Lisa'' being stolen."'  "Ah!   These  haciresses  be alius  get  tin' into trouble.'  "Ik-re's   somethin:;-   for   burbank   tu  look into."'  ������������������������������������������������������What?"  "Training a Christmas tree to sprout-  Liquid Cough Mixtures  Can't Cure Bronchitis  But the Healing Fumes of Catarrh-  o::onc, Which are Brca'.hed to tiie  Fur.nest Recesses of the Bronchial  Tubes, Bring Quick Relief and Sure  Cure.  Every sufferer from coughs, colds,  bronchitis and all throat and chest  ailments needs a soothing, healing  medicine whieh goes direct; to the  breathing oignns in lhe chest and lungs,  attacks the trouble at the source, dis-  peises the germs of disease, and cures  lho ailment thoroughly. And this niedi-  ! cine is "'' Catarrhozone. "  its own presents.  you   like   those  1    embroidered  Y/ifie��������������������������� Do  suspenders  dear?  Hubby���������������������������Yes,  darling,  show when J am dressed  beautiful  for    you,  They    don't  The  mixes  through  tubes,  air   eel  soothe<  sences,  m  year/  ?' i  An aviator descended in a field and  said to a rather well-dressed individual:  "Here, mind my machine a minute,  will you?"  "-What?" tho well-dressed individual  snarled. "Aro mind your machine?  Why. 1 'm a United States senator!"  "Well, what of it?" said the aviator.  '.'I'll trust" you.'!  great deal  of  "Your cat  made  an  awful  noise  the  back garden  last  night, and "  " 1 'ni awfully sorry, Mr. Houston, hut  since he ate the canary he thinks he  can sing! "  Titcphist���������������������������"While in Paris L  $.'}  for tips alone.  Waiter (assisting hini with coat)���������������������������  5Tou must have lived there a good many  years, sir.  Miss Oldgirl���������������������������When f am doing serious work 1 hate to have a lot oi' men  hanging around bothering mc  Miss  Pert���������������������������You   do  a  serious -work, do you not?  ���������������������������t    *    *  "You can take that axe and get up  an appetite for a little dinner," said  the farmer's  wife.  "Lady," replied Meandering Mike,  "what 1 was applyin' for was food,  not physical culture."  Ethel���������������������������Can you tell mc the reason  for the high cost of living, Mr. Mush-  Icy?  Mr. Mushlcy���������������������������Oh���������������������������aw���������������������������1 suppose it s  because there is considewable demand  faw it, you know.  K        *        V  germ-killing balsamic vapor  with thc breath, descends  the throat, down the bronchial  and finally reaches the deepest  Is in the lungs. All parts are  ! with rich, pure, medicinal es-  whereas with a syrup the affect-  fault of low elevation with extreme  forward extension. All sorts of devices  arc contrived to stop the hind extension   without  directing  it  inlo  greater  .elevation     and     backward     extension.  'Most horses should have more backward extension because it is this that  causes propulsion in an eminent degree.  Merely cheeking the forward extension  I by higher heels, calks, etc., does not  convert it into backward action; but  a shoe that will lift thc foot higher,  such as more weight, squared toes,  rocker motion shape with sharp rim at  toe, and heel calks iv^ih rather short  heels, and other devices such as our  skilful farriers can be depended on, will  tend   to  divert  this   forward  extension  J into higher action, and gradually also  into backward extension, without imposing any absolute checks to the, hind  motion Unit do so much toward causing  skipping and running behind. In these  few words of advice lies also the remedy  for  forging and  scalping.  FOB, MARRIED MEN ONLY  If you find your razor as dull as a  hoc, ask your wife if she wasn't paring  her corns. Vou can surely remove your  corns quickly, painlessly, and promptly  by using Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor. Unequalled as a painless remedy. Remember the name, Putnam's  Pa'inless Corn Extractor. Sold by druggists, price 25 cents.  ono foot only, or of a different adjustment regarding the angle and length  of toe of one foot as compared with its  opposite mate, have always proved to  be very effective remedies, either permanent or temporary, when carefully  applied and given time lo work out.  Again, the legs at cither extremity are'  sometimes of unequal lengths, the same  as with many human beings, and a longer  hoof or thicker shoe, or  both,  will  ed parts could not be reached, and harm  would  result through    benumbing    the  stomach with drugs.  I    "I have been a chronic sufferer from  Catarrh in the nose aud throat for over  eight years.   I think I have spent four  i hundred dollars trying to get relief.   I  ! have spent but six dollars on Catarrh-  paid out. 0:one> an(l liave keen completely cured,  When a trotter or pacer tries to recover lost ground because of a deficient  extension of either one fore or one hind  leg, we notice that distressing and  laboring motion familiar to all observers  ancl,' in fact, have been well for some  time. Catarrhozone is the only medicine I have been able to find that would  not only give temporary relief, but will  always cure permanently. Yours .sincerely (Signed) WILLIAM RAGAN. .  Brockville, Ont." I  Por absolute permanent cure use  Catarrhozone. Two months' outfit  costs $1.00; smaller size, .���������������������������'30c, at all  dealers, or the Catarrhozone Com- ���������������������������  pany, Buffalo, N.Y., and Kingston, Canada.  foot,  head  "Am   r  required  to   exchange  ding   gifts   in   the     department.  -wod-   _     ...i   from  which they were purchased*?"  "Not at all," said the floorwalker.  "Thank  you.      1   would  like  to ex-  for a frying pan."  change a  rose fjar  "Oh,   ho,"   laughed   the  know just  how that is.  J  have felt just like  in swimming.''  "Swimmin',   nfh'n',:  claimed,   "Ah   been  yun."  drummer.   "I  Many a time  that after  being  of a horse driven beyond his capacity  or to his limit before being in proper  condition for such a trial. These revolutions in front and hops behind always indicate an uneven extension between the two fore and the two hind  legs; that is to say, one leg precedes 1*.  its mate 'to too great an extent for thc  good of a square gait. It is then.that  trainers are apt lo "lake it out of--a  horse" by Irving to wipe out this  "rough" gait by a still greater speed  and more severe training. Such a course  is sheer folly and only aggravates mat- i  tors by^ confusing and exhausting the  intelligent horse. In theso annoying  unequal extensions of the legs the use  of a heavier shoe or a toe weight on  soon  straighten  out tho  defective gait  into a square.one. &  Shifting to one side behind or carrying the head to one side arc defects  pole, because the root of the evil lies  thai need something besides thc usual  deeper than these external applications  can possibly remedy. They may. be all  right as auxiliaries, but the gait should  be analyzed by measurements so that  a better remedy can be found in tho  way of a different adjustment of the  and shoe. The carriage of the  and its clevatiou play quite a  in proper balance, -ami the check  line is responsible for many of the  evils of a disorder gait. A free head  promotes a pleasant mouth. It is a  great pity that most of our harness  horses are hard mouthed ami therefore  .very unpleasant roadsters. The control  I of thc horse lies more in tho proper  gaiting and balancing and therefore iu  the resulting confidence of (he horse in  the man behind him than it does in the  holders on the lines.  "   the  catiu'  boy    cx-  watahmil-  A Duluth man's wife turned complacently from the mirror, and, smoothing  her new hobble skirt.���������������������������a skirt of that  ultra sort which must be put on with  a shoe  norn���������������������������she said:  "I   wonder  if  tho  hobble skirt  ever  1' Not  firmly.  There may be other corn cures, but  Hollcway's Com Cure .stands at the  head of the list so far as results are  concerned. -  ���������������������������  Q'TfftB*? _nf4II-1^H������������������ HEALS THE  ������������������a ytr^ ij-yiy&iSa������������������ price. 25 cunts  will  go out?"  with me," tho man answered,,  "Perhaps you drink too much coffee," suggested the doctor. "I should  advise you to try a substitute."  "Sir, your advice is superfluous," re-  "I   have lived" in  plied  thc  patient.  boarding-houses for twenty-five years.  Every once in a while an elbow hitter  is   being  gradually' developed   from7a  trotter with good and bold'front action,  Platitudinous    Papa���������������������������My    son.    you ''but perhaps little action behind.    Next  should  always look before you  hap.    | to* hopples on a pacer thc  Little Horace���������������������������1  dun no.      When you'; boots n a trotter is the  aro in  the middle of the road an' an ; inution at the races.   They  auto horn toots right in your car you  better leap without stoppiu' to take  look  sight of elbow  greatest abom-  arc the slow  il: result  of  ine.llicicnt shoeing and  indis-  a   criminate  use of  toe  weights.    An  increase  in  the  hind  action  or elevation  would  by  itself modify:_the high  front  Lawyer���������������������������My client painted a picture ; action.    Furthermore a shoe that  does  of this young la'dy, vour honor, and sho .'not roll or slip, together wit ha reason-  claims it does not do her justice. |ably long toe and  fairly low angle of  JmP'c���������������������������Does  not do her justice, did, the   foot,   would   comprise  the   remedy  you sav?                                            "          li" a general way.   As in the other cases  Lawyer���������������������������Yes,   your   honor;   and   she'of defective gait, we should always rc-  ' foolish enough to think she could   member that while we work on one ex-  was  N*caV____MM������������������__3C'  m  -**AB50RBiEJR.:  UNrMMT  FOiilT .  ia-' ii'.'.-..io lo ir.aUo pennnncut recovery.  Allays |iain anil liU!niain;\Uon. Sjiltl nr.d  -olf-. .ant, to -qs,'.���������������������������r|t:ic::lv af;oiU������������������<t Into tls-  Mics. Bucrf.'.siulin oilier crises, v,liy net, in  ^,v:.;.' AUsJOKUlNlMiir:., tl !ii;'U:pcP  tin'-'n ;i-'.r-ri-.^tsrs or cl������������������.|ivi;roa. Uo !: l ������������������ irco������������������  W. FlYOIT.'S._,.D.I,..2i0tyniansIiWg.. Monlreal.Can.  ,     , f ,,, .-!.-, ny .Mai',p. I.'I*   *   '-  i.  - ,-, ii>'. . i.fi'r iii-l Cl.... J,-i*p ' ���������������������������   *" ...iiir_x--,r i e,dM.iy  . ; i(..i������������������.l-t>-.������������������  illt*   Ou. IM.   Vu������������������__ti������������������>:l  STAMMERE  "i"fc"o Arictr InsiiiiitB" itim thoCAUSE-  not  ilia  I! Art IT   (.-.il  peiman������������������ntly   cures  ll.r rr,.;! hcr.elMS !cc'<!rt cases In fcir to  eit,-1.! mi- *'/.i.   Write lor proofs, references  ani iM.r.'TiitllrUO 1?   '  HIE MKOTT INSTITUTE.       BERLIN, ONT., Can-  DOCTORS GOULD  HOT HtLP M  BUT GIN  PILLS  DID  ."Durin;; August Inst, J went to  Mmii!���������������������������<���������������������������<!! tn (.omui'l a specialist as I  Ii.-.il li-'cn siitiVrin',' terribly with Stone  in th" lil.nidr.r. I J,- decided lo operate  bul s;iid lho stop..- was tin. large to  leniiivi' nnd ton lurd to crush. 1 returned heme nml w i" recommended by  a friend to try Gin  I'ills.  "'I'h'y nU'wod Hie pain. I look two  boxes and Weill back to the specialist.  ]),. ; ,;i .he ; ioiie v.,i'-, smaller but he  could not remove i: all Imueli im tried  fi.r two bourn mid a half. 1 returned  hoiiv .'.nd continued fo I.ike ('in I'ills���������������������������  .-���������������������������ind, to iny surprise, ami Joy, 1 passed  th"'si one. Gin fill* are the best medicine in the world, and, because Ihey  (Hi. in.- :-o much "food, I will recom-  m,..���������������������������l them all lhe rest of my life"  j \1 I'.Fl.'T LTCRKAllD. JolioUo. P.Q.  'rjocYwo:. G for $2.f>0���������������������������at all dealers,  nnd moncv back if thoy fail J".*1-���������������������������  r(.lief.       Sample   box   I roe.  ,<t    r'hemieal    Co.    of    Canada.  get it by bringing  the case before you  *        *        IC  "Why don't you take an interest in  affairs?'" said ' the offhand adviser.  "Why don't you read the newspapers  so that you can converse intelligently  with your husband?"  "J tried to," replied Mrs. Torkins,  ������������������������������������������������������but I made, a mistake. 1 read the  President's message instead of the football news."  ! . trennty   we  should   not   neglect   to   do  the other end because of  the  intimate  relation   that  ever  exists  between fore and hind action.  f something at  It Never Flickers  long winter  The  long winter evenings give a woman a splendid chance for sewing or  embroidery; but her eyes',  "suffer from the.strain unless"7-  she has a good light.  The Rayo   is lhe best  lamp made.  It gives a strong, diffused light that is remarkably easy to the eyes.  There is no glare to it; no flicker.'-   It lights up a whole room.  The Rayo is an economical lamp, too.  You get the most possible light-value [or the oil burned; and the Rayo.itself is a  low-priced lamp.    Yet it is a handsome lamp���������������������������an ornament to any room in the house.  The Rayo Lamp is easily lighted without removing "shade or chimney;'easy ,lo  clean ancl rewiclc.    Made of solid brass, nickel-plated'; also in numerous other styles  ancl finishes. - '  -  Ask your dealer to show you his line of Rayo lamps: pr write for descriptive circular    .  ' .) to any agency of *".>,-  v The Imperial Oil Company, Limited  In a criminal case in a Louisiana  town one of tho jurors held out stubbornly. Thc remaining eleven had  Mtiicklv  reai-hed  an   agreement,  bul   no  This defect is due mostly to lack of  extension of fore feet, and extension of  hind feet; that is to say, -presuming  thnt the motion of the legs is straight  and the foot level, wc may still have a  very faulty adjustment of the foot by  lia.viii'>_a���������������������������w.roiiL*--an_rle-_of_tJioJ_oot or loo.  Why doesn't she take  NA-DRU-CO Headache Wstos  -They stop a headache promptly, yet do not contain any of  the dangerous drug's common in headache tablets. Ad; your  Druggist about them.   25c. a box.  National dhug and chemical Co. of Canada, Limited. 122      J  i  th..  twelfth  ,i,  argument   would     move  man.      Finally, in disgust, when order  ing dinner, the foreman said:  '"���������������������������Order eleven dinners am! a bale  hav."  ot  Ions or loo short a lonsth of too. As a  rule, a long toe or a low angle, or both,  will increase -"-xtensinn and decrease elevation or'action. while a greater angle  or a short loe, or both, will decrease extension and increase elevation or action,  oilier things being equal. In most cases  of forging the hind action has the usual  'TT^-^-mmjf 'irryv-TT-7  naB=3ZSX3BSai2EtB3MLE=CCSa������������������K������������������MaKlI5nSl������������������r������������������H  ��������������������������� ?������������������KS^S������������������B83SK3S^  ]f>n  Limited,   Dept. R.]\, Toronto.  National  la,  SI)  A h'wvclist was riiling down hill when  Ins" lint"' blew oil'. "A" passing con  im.'iii picket", it up and took it to hini  as li.< circled around, saving him the  trouble f I" getting oil'.  "1 really must get. a hat-girird to  !;>ep it on." reniMrked the. cyclist, as  h,. rod.' oil' without a word of thanks,  Tlie yokel's reply was short,_ but ex-  pr.ssi\i!.   ''Get a nail,'' he said.  it*  Mr.  MacTnvish   at leaded  a  chri:  in-:,   where  the   hospilnlity  of  the   v nt) bounds except the Severn  acities of the guests. In the midst of  the celebration' Mr. MacTavish rose up  ami made the rounds of lhc company,  bidding ouch  a.  profound   farewell.  " Hut,  Handy,  mon,"    objected    the  host,   "veVo.   not   goin'   yet  evenin  " Nav  -"-���������������������������-DID-IIOT -HAVE-TO--      -  GALL THE DOCTOR  ! l.  ���������������������������ton-  host  cap-  BECAUSE  K  SHE      TRIED      DODD'S  DNEY   PILLS   FIRST  One box of them cured Mrs, Mary'A.  Cook'G Rheumatism from which sho  had   suffered  for  fourteen  years.'  not   goin'   yet   with   the  iust started?"  ,''��������������������������� said the prudent MacTavish,  t <  ye  in  no  good-night  goin    yet,  while  But  I  know  'in  tel  ye.''  in  man  hov  A travelling  a small coloret  fn t, inclined  one side, ami  his skull with  hand.  " Hello, boy.  whose  nienioiy  own boyhood  tlnys by  tion,  "what are  you  "Got   watah   in  Ihe bov.  stopped  to  watch  who stood  on  one  his   wt'filly   head   far   lo  pounded   vigorously   on  the   palm   of   his   right  ' giinned t  wa.- carried  ie drummer,  back  to his  th' familiar ac-  doing,'" ���������������������������  mah   ear,"   replied  Sweet and palatable. Mother Graves'  Worm Kxterminatf))' is acceptable to  children, and it does its work surely  and   promptly.  Mannheim, Ont.��������������������������� (Special).���������������������������How  quickly and easily llheumati.-m can be  cured when you use the rb.ht means  is shown in the case of Mrs. .Mary A.  Cook, well-known and highly respected here. In an interview rej.nrdin'..  her cure, of which all the village  knows, Mrs. Cool, says:  "I had Rheumatism t:o bad that  sometimes 1 would sit up nearly all  nb. hi.  "1 first th'su"ht T would try tho doctors, but luckily T decided to lirst try  Dodd's  Kidney J Mils.  '���������������������������Thoy cured me, ancl I didn't havo  It) try the d< dors. And .iust to think  that after fourteen years of suffering  one box of Oodd's Kidney Pills should  euro! I will recommend  ncy Pills to anyone who  Llheuin.-ttism." -       |  Yes,  it is ca'y  to cure  Rheumatism i  whon  you  evo  the  rieht ��������������������������� way  about  It; j  Rhoiimnih-ni is cam-ed by uric acid  in;  tho   bldi'd.    If  the   Kidneys  are  work-1  in-v  rk'ht  they  will  strain nil  the  uric  arid out. ef the blood and there can be  no   Rheumatism.    Dodd's  Kidney   Pills  always make the Kidneys work right,  Dodd's  suffers  Kid-  from  Owing to so much unfavorable weather, many faruieru o?er Wo������������������r.er_j  Canada have gathered at least part of their crop touched by frost or  otherwise weather damaged. However, through tho large Hhortage in  com. oats, barley, fodder, potatoes and vegetables, by tho uuusual heat  nnd drought of 'lost Hummor in the United f-tmoH. Eastern Canada and  Western Kurope, there id going to be a steady doinaud at good prieef-  for all the grain Western Canada has rai.sed, no niatter what iio quality  may  be.  ' So much variety h_ quality makes it impossible for those lees ei  perienced to judge the full value that should be obtained for auch grain,  therefore  the  fnnner  never stood  more  in  need  of the services of the  experienced  and   reliuble grain  commission  man  to aet for him, in f,he  look.ni. htier and selling of his grain, than he does thia soaiion.  Pfirmui-K. you will thoreforo do well for yourselves not to accept  street or track prices, hut to ship your grain by carload direct to Fort  William or Port Arthur, to be hundled by us in a way that will get  for you nV there is in it. We make liberal ad-vances when desired, on  receipt of shipping bills for cars shipped. We nerer buy yonr grain od  our own account, but act as your agents in selling it to the best advantage for your account, ami we do. eo on a fixed commission of le per  biiohel.  We have mado a specialty of this work for many years, and are  well known over Western Canada for our experience in the grain trade,  relii.hility. careful attention to our customers' interests, and proiuptnea?  in   makinn  settlements.  We invito farmers who have not yet employed us to -write to us for  shipping  instruction? and  market   information,   aud   in   regard   to   out  7-1 and ing  in   the  Winnipeg* Grain  Trode^ and  our financial  nonition,  wc  beLT to refer  von tn the  also  to  the  commercial  Union Rank of Canada, aud any of its branches,  agencies  of B-ndetreetB and B  G  Dun fr Co.  THOMPSON SO  GRAIN COMMISSION MERCHANTS  703 Y Grain Exchange Winnipeg:  g_p__g_BaBMHgM^^  123 RNTnEl*?RY  PTCESS  AND  WALKER'S   WEEKLY  &  THE IDES OF MARCH  At last thc inevitable reaction came.  Caesar's personal government���������������������������every  day more authoritative, founded on civil  war, upheld by the multitude, who were  expectant of a kind of social revolution,  or at least of the cancelling of debts���������������������������  was too oll'ensive to the traditions of  such an aristocratic republic as the Roman, where a nobility of landed proprietors had dominated, with a prestige  almost sacred, for five centuries. There  brooded among the great families that  hail lost money and members in the civil  wars, profoundest hate for Caesar.  Among his friends, many felt cheated  at not getting as much out of the revolution as fhey had hoped; many, although fhey had no -sympathy for the  old corrupt aristocracy, which had frivolously provoked the civil war, were too  much imbued with thc Latin spirit, too  faithful lo the old republican traditions, not to be disgusted by a personal  dictatorship that threatened permanence. Under a life-dictator, would not  the free civis Komanus become but a  slave, no better than the subject of an  Asiatic monarchy? From the time of  the battle of Thapsus, there were clear  indications that almost all of-Cacsar's  partisans who belonged to aristocratic  families were losing enthusiasm and  withdrawing their allegiance from'him.  The estrangement increased gradually,  as his government became more personal. By the beginning of the year  'I'J B.C., when the senate declared Caesar a demigod���������������������������decreeing a temple to  him as Jupiter Julius, and changing the  name of the month Quintilis to Julius���������������������������  aud when  tho law of the people made  thousand. Since then this labor law has  not been disturbed. It" is now being  revised and brought down to date.  Jn 1879, the law appropriating thirty  ! million francs as a subsidy to mountain railways���������������������������in reality the St. Gott-  hard enterprise���������������������������was submitted to the  people under a referendum and sustained by a majority of more than one hun-  I fired and sixty thousand. Au interesting example of the people's conservatism was the vote under a referendum  upon the " Epidemiengesctz" iu 1SS2���������������������������  a federal law to prevent epidemics. Because this law required too many inspectors, too much inquisition, too many  reports, and iu short was too bureaucratic, it was rejected by the people by  a vote ol more than three to one. Fewer  resolved.to send Decimus Brutus to thc j voters voted for the law than peti-  house of Caesar to see what was going, tionod for the referendum. The same  on and to bring him to the Curia. By Late befell a curious law passed by thc,  short cuts across the Campus Martius, Swiss congress in 1SS2, which required'  Decimus quickly reached the Forum, en- j federal agents to see that'the various  tercd the domus publica, and found Cae-  cantons properly carried out the Swiss  majority of a little moro than ten i sired by champions or first-prize winners, it proves conclusively that'show  stock is quite often capable of producing show stock, and is doing it year  after year.  didature for the aedileship. A senator,  rompilius Lena, came up to Brutus and  Cassius, aud said in a low voice: "May  you succeed; but act quickly!" Still  L'acsar did not appear. The sun was  high above the horizon, it was already  ten o'clock. The conspirators, seriously  alarmed, began to lose nerve and to be  exhausted by the tension. Surely everything was discovered!   Finally,'Cassius  him dictator for life, the break was  complete. A perpetual dictator, half-  deified���������������������������how did he differ, save in name,  from  an  Oriental sovereign'?  A bold and able man, an old-time  follower of Pompey, Caius Cassius, took  advantage of this psychologic moment.  ]t was he who conceived tho idea of  killing Caesar. To carry out a_conspiracy, there is necessary a leader' of note  ���������������������������of name and wide prestige and deep  sympathy among thc masses. Thc choice  of the astute Cassius fell upon Marcus  Brutus, who bore one ' of- the oldest  names of thc Roman nobility; a man of  neither great genius nor remarkable energy, but one to be relied upon, because  he had all the qualities���������������������������including thc  -prejudices and-tho defects���������������������������of-the old  aristocracy'���������������������������thc nobleman's, pride," thc  fanaticism of caste, the inflexible ideas  of honor. 7 '7  *,Cassius succeeded in'persuading this  ���������������������������little-intelligent     good    -fellow-1-'who  thought-himself -descended from- Lucius  Brutus, .tlie founder of the Republic���������������������������.  thal.only by.rescuing the "Republic from"  tyranny, could he show| himself worthy  of the ancestor who had founded it in  .defiance'of"��������������������������� a tyrant king.    ..  '"   Brutus  won  oyer,  Cassius set ��������������������������� about  finding other-support.    He easily gathered   three-score,  from   the "remains  of  thcold party of Pompey, and,even from  Caesar's party itself, conspicuous 'members, belonging to distinguished Roman  faniilics.  -Several of tho generals who  sar on the very point of postponing the  sitting, his illness was so troublesome.  In that crisis of danger to the conspiracy, Decimus found the ferocious courage to lure to slaughter with kindly discourse the friend who trusted him with  closed eyes; and Caesar came.  As the Dictator neared the Curia,  thc conspirators, already gathered in  the hall, saw Pompilius Lena approach  him and speak with him at some length  in an undertone. 11 was a terrible moment for Brutus and Cassius; Lena was  perhaps betraying them? Cassius almost lost his head; but Brutus, calmer,  had the presence of mind to scrutinize  thc face of Caesar.' That face, hollow-  checked, stern; worn with so many  thoughts and cares, had simply tho look  of a listener who gives heed to something that presses upon him who speaks.  Brutus made a sign to Cassius to cairn  himself.  Then tliere was another delay while  Caesar ��������������������������� stayed outside the Curia, performing, the sacrifices decreed by tho  political liturgy. Finally, hc entered  and sat down. Meanwhile, Trebonius  detained Anthony without, talking. Another of the conspirators, Tullius Chillier, drew near to thc Dictator, asking  the recall-of an exiled brother; the rest  closed around, as if to unite their prayers to Cimber's, until Caesar, oppressed  by so many upon him, rose, motioning  them to move away. Then Tubus caught  at his toga; it slid down, leaving his  bosom covered only.by the light tunic.  That was the signal. Casca struck the  first blow, but," trembling,- missed his  mark, wounding , Caesar-in the thigh.  The,victim turned upon him, aud crying  out, grasped his writing stylus. ���������������������������'Casca,  frightened, called to-his, brother, who  buried his dagger in Caesar's" side. Cassius wounded him -in the 'face,- Decimus in the belly; the others, all trying  to strike him, were so excited that they  wounded' each ��������������������������� other. -v Caesar fought  like a beast at bay;-and_ the "senators,  prey for an instant to a'slupoivof sudden fright, turned "and .fled, "shouting,  falling-over one another, trampling up-_  ou one another���������������������������even, Caesar's friends  ���������������������������even Anthony. Only two sprang forward to succor-thc dying man!" ,-*.-'.  in vain! .Freeing himself madly, Caesar'reached the foot of Pompey ,'s statue,, and. tliere fell heavily, in a sea' of  blood, dead! .  So perished' Caesar.   He was a man  endowed with marvelous "genius���������������������������lucid,  school law.  had fought under Caesar in thes Gallic 'phlsti(,i umvearied, merciful; temperate  ^impaigns, like Trebonmsaiid Decimus 7__a]night) un forec> all haJmony.   He  so strong du._ Womlcrs in not.going mad in the  j.,1 ,, . terrible struggle that he had to wage  the deep-1 in on]er to *conqUOr) keeping steady in  JJictator, i the wide and eddying triumph 'throiisrh  iyi  contests led.  not accomplish a great  Brutus, joined the conspiracy, so strong  ^  WO]U]crs  Avas  the    anti-inouarchic    tradition  at  -Rome and so much alive was  rooted  discontent  with    the  even among  his former adherents. I which  his  .The conspirators were agreed that  Caesar must die; but when? How? The  question'was serious. Many suggestions  as to-thc safest and surest method to  adopt were discussed in secret gatherings of threes .and fours, but no plan  won the general approval. One conspirator made^. one objection;'another, another; and since the conspirators  did not dare meet all together  in , one place,: the discussion of  x^veiiy^pia!i7^iiccemeal,^^o^ta^speak,-  tho   affairs   along   almost   a  ph 'through  But he could  work of .social  THE  BIG BOSS  OF ZURICH  When the traveler steps out of the  railway station in the city of Zurich  he beholds a bronze statue of a powerful-looking man. About its base are  figures representing Industry and'Pro-  gress; and a bronze child holds upward toward the heroic statue the  wreath of immortality. This is the  statue of Alfred Escher, the last boss  of Zurich, and almost the last of Switzerland. ,A  This Alfred Escher was the head of  the political machine that absolutely  governed the canton of Zurich, and,  through that, his political party in the  federal congress. Thus he almost rilled  the Swiss Confederation. He was a  man of great'ability, commanding personality, and kindly disposition, lie  came from "one o'f-the best families in  Switzerland. He was a very handsome  man, tall, slender, dignified, cordial. A  full, but short beard gave a touch of  the leonine to his powerful face, aiid a  pronounced baldness added to the wisdom of his splendid brow.  'This man was obsessed by a lust for  power, a mania for prominence.*'ille  wanted to be the first man in Zurich,  the first, if possible, in Switzerland.  And so he was for a; time Able, energetic, .determined, he also had a real  gift for i political organization and  management. So, under the old system,  which tbo referendum, the initiative,  and other progressive laws overthrew,  Alfred Escher built up a political machine perfect iu its smooth and effective operation.   -"  - The old systenrthat made this machine possible .was government by indirect elections and law-making 'in  which the people had no part."- The.peo-'  pie elected a numb^r-of representatives  called "Wahlmanner," which, freely  translated, means election men: These  representatives, then'-- elected, thc omnipotent, cantonal legislative--council.  This council, in-turn,-chose the executive officers���������������������������practically -all 'officers, in  fact."   ' -     .   -       - - * ...     -,  . With tliis system as a basis, Alfred  Escher constructed his wonderful' machine.' Nobody could have anything to  do with the government unless this ma-)  chine approved of him, "selected him.  In thc end, this came to mean that Alfred Escher himself and his few intimate counselors designated all officials  Not only are there a large number of  animals sired by prizewinners, but  prizewinners are found iu every-gencr-  lation as far back as the sixth, which  i was as far as the pedigrees were traced. If the Royal Show alone had been  I traced back a few years farther, large  numbers of prizewinners, sires of prizewinners would have been added to the  list. Such Shorthorn sires as Commander-in-Chief (2_-J5i), Tcleinachus  (27liO.'l), Duke of Aosta (2,S3,j(5), Sir  Arthur Ingram (3241)0), Beau Benedict  (42709), Royal Ingram (50374), Ingram's Fame (,*3302U), and others, were  so prepotent that their offspring, like  themselves, were placed af the head of  the list at many shows.  The great show bull, Count Lavender  (GOo+.'i), won fifty-two first and championship prizes, and it is a significant  fact that this bull appears'in no less  than twenty of the pedigrees of prizewinners here considered.  Surely thc foregoing is sufficient to  prove that prizewinners are exerting a  very potent influence on the breed, and  that prizewinning stock, contrary to the  belief of many,, is producing each year  prizewinners having just jas high a degree of individual excellence as their  sires and dams. And, due to the laws  of variation, - improvement . is being  made, and the individuals are becoming  each year nearer perfection.  What has been shown by the fore-  goiiig���������������������������is also good argument for inheritance, or, as some put it, that like tends  to produce like. Because these,rseveral  individuals-were animals possessing a  high degree of excellence, and these  same animals transmitted this excellence to their offspring, which must  have been, the, case *or the offspring  would not have been able to win premier honors iat the 'large exhibitions, it  seems to point out that'.like does tend  to produce like; in fact, if like di<  not produce like, the beneficial  effect of prizewinners would amount to  very little. . Breeders who argue that  prizewinners 7lo not produce prizewinners are arguing against their own actions, for- they are almost invariably  trying to.improve their hoards by breeding to the best,individual bulls; and if  our judges are competent���������������������������and we have  no reason to doubt that "they are) .the  best individuals are those that are  carrying off the silverware and rosettes  from the large shows.  What has been., found true of the  Shorthorn brpod' is doubtless true of all  the breeds of. live stock, aiid goes to  prove that, as -a rule; the best individuals of the.'breed are the animals to  uso in breeding,if the top notch of quality and conformation is desired.'       >  .  A curious whim has prompted the German emperor in his choice. He has  placed on his card a-picture of a modern Dreadnought signalling Christmas  greetings to Nelson 's old ilagship. The,  Czar also seeks a subject with an English setting. Peter the Great is depicted working as a shipwright at Dcpt-  ford in 1G07.  NOT EASY TO CHANGS  Jn order to change the Swiss constitution, at least fifty thousand of Switzerland's voters must sign a petition.  That is to say, about six per cent, of  Swiss voters can demand that a chango  in their constitution shall be submitted  to all Swiss voters. Jn the case of the  referendum, only thirty thousand voters  need sign thc petition, in order to have  any law that Switzerland's national  congress has passed, referred to all  Swiss .voters. That is to say, about  throe and one-half per cent, of the  voters of Switzerland can have any law  submitted to the people.  Often what appear  to  be  the  most  trivial occurences of life prove to be the  most momentous.   Many , are -disposed  to regard a cold as a slight thing*, deserving of little consideration,' and this'  neglect often   results 'in  most  serious  ailments,  entailing years  of suffering.  Drive outi colds and ' coughs with Bick-,  le's  Anti-_Consumplivc  Syrup,  the re-'  cognized  remedy   for all  affections 'of'.'  the throat and lungs.        ���������������������������   ���������������������������  CARS THAT, PASS_ IN THE NIGHT  -To obtain full/.yaluc -froni a>motor  car," it'must bo -.available., for 'service  at night as ���������������������������'wellf.as during* the 'clay  time. - Tho increasing - mileage, of  "good roads," and'the improvement"in  highway ' conditions "' generally, have  done much to. add,to tho. comfort, and"  safety of-night driving and have'iiiade'  speeds after dark possible that,-in"for-  mer years, were considered, dangerous  to attain, even-in the light of day. But,  than anything else, it is the bu  rn ore   0    .... ...   provement in  lights  and  lighting sys  and directed tho whole government. He terns "that has rendered -driving, and  was in the government himself for a even extended touring, safe at night;  while; and EscherVmen and no others,'and   were   it   not -for "the   powerful  reconstruction,  although" no   one  moro  dragged  useless month. Many times, discour  agementv oppressed the plotters .and  more than once the idea of assassination  ���������������������������was near being abandoned; but too  many men were already compromised.  Throughout tho city it was continually  whispered that plots against Caesar  were being laid; to retreat would be  dangerous; they must go forward! Cassius ahvays managed fo reunite thc  -threads- of-his-enterprise "tit the-very  moment when they seemed almost hopelessly broken. When, however, it became known that Caesar would convoke  thc senate for tho morning of the 15th  of March in the Curia of Pompey, .and  that on the ISth ho would depart for  Persia, the conspirators were instantly  of one mind: Caesar must be killed in  (lie senate, on the morning of the loth  of March!  Pompey's Curia stood on the sito of  the modern Piazza dei Fiori. As pon-  ti fox maxinius, Caesar occupied thc downs publica, which rose in thc Forum,  not far away. The two chief conspirators arrived betimes at thc portico of  than ho possessed the* qualities .necessary to constructive.statesmanship. The  times wero not yet ripe." Ho could clo  a work in* the main only destructive.  By the wars in Gaul, he overturned the  remains of Celticism in the heart of  Europe; by the civil Avar, if he' did not  destroy, he at least profoundly weakened thc old republican aristocracy. With  thts~fcas lr^fff^nWiirgT^lBTig, arduous^"  dangerous, he cleared the ground for  future rebuilding.  Few things have endured so long  were'rewarded by office.' Also/ho spent  His money liberally to keep his machine  oiled and in repair. So powerful was  it and so'acknowledge-was its power  that no one was brave enough to Combat it, even to question it���������������������������no ono until  there- arose a brilliant and 'daring  young lawyer, a certain Dr. Locher,  who, taking advantage of f a small incident, used it as a stone fo slay, this  Swiss Goliath, the Escher machine of  Zurich.  And when, at thc hands of this young  David, the Zurich Goliath fell, the Phil-  istian politician machines in most of the  ���������������������������Othcr_.Swiss_cantons-took-to-fIi<)-hh-aiid  have never reappeared. They never can  reappear, because, guarding every  mountain pass in Switzerland, there  flames the sword of the Initiative and  Referendum.  so long as  those erected on the ground that Caesar  cleared. Modern Franco, which speaks  a Latin language, which has a culture  so Latin that it is even t.o-day the true  heir of the Latin spirit in the modern  world, owes hei' existence lo the destructive work effected by Caesar.   Jf this  genius of-a politician had not thrown -      ,.        ..-        .        ...  himself blindly into Urn maze of small l^onnation "ancl -quality  Celtic  republics  and   wiped   them   out, l^mselvcs   ".avc,  and   so  I here would have been uo Latin Gaul,  the mother of present France; and perchance there would be to-day no Paris,  the joy and splendor of Europe.  LIKE GETS LIKE  It has been stated by many that individuals  which arc able to gain  tho  coveted honors at the large shows rarely, if ever, produce animals having the  which "they  prizewinners  J seldom produce prizewinners. This  statement is quile unfounded, for timo  and again a champion has sired a champion, and very often, indeed, has a first-  prize individual been thc parent of  first-prize winners, and quite frequently  of champions.  The first thorough and modern labor T������������������rP''������������������,VG w,"lt is ?tated in the fore-  law passed in Europe was the Swiss f������������������& P^-agraph an investigator traceil  "Fabrikgcsctz," enacted by the Swiss-������������������' th������������������ ������������������f���������������������������*f pedigrees oi the chain-  national legislature in 187.1 Jt pro- P.���������������������������������������������. ������������������"<1 >st-pmo winners of the  hibited  labor  by  children  under  four-  SWISS CHILD LABOR LAW  Ponipcy   that   fatal  Brutus,  who was the praetor, ascended the tribunal and  began to listen  to the complaints of litigants, masking with tranquil  exterior  his    inward    commotion.  The other conspirators, who awaited the  opening  of the  sitting, -loitered  about  .under  ihe  neighboring porticoes,  chatting with colleagues and seeking to remain calm.   A play opened in the theatre   of  Pompey   hard   by;'   the    daily  throng  passed  in   the  streets.    Caesar  ought to arrive at any moment; yet ho  did not come.   Hindered by sonic indisposition,  he all  but< postponed  the sitting. r������������������ho conspirators, already anxious,  grew restless, starting nervously at'the  slightest sound.    A  friend  approached  one of them, Casca, and said to him,,  smiling:  "You are hiding secrets,  but  Brutus has told me everything!"   Casca,  stunned, was  on  the  verge  of revealing the whole plot, when the friend,  continuing, showing that he had been  merely alluding to Casca's coming can  teen years of age; forbade night work  by women; required further sanitation  of factories and federal inspection of  the same; and, finally, limited a day's  work to eleven hours. This was thirty-  seven years ago, and the law was considered quite advanced. Both the manufacturers aud the workingmen were  against it���������������������������thc latter because they  thought that it would reduce their income, vFifty-four thousand, eight hundred and forty-four voters petitioned  for a referendum in 1S7G, and, under  this,   the   law   was   sustained     by    a  Could Hardly Live for Asthma���������������������������  Writes one man who after years of  suffering has fo fl n cl complete relief  through Dr. J.7D. Kellogg's Asthma  .Remedy. Nov/ he knows how needless  has been his suffering. This matchless  remedy gives sure help to all a/llicted  with asthma. Inhaled as smoke or  vapor it brings the help so long needed. Every dealer has it or can get it  for you from his wholesaler.  Shorthorn breed for a number of years  at three of tho world's largest shows,  viz., Toronto Industrial, Chicago International, and thc Koyal Show, in England.'   Among these, it was found that  no  less  than  forty-two  animals  which  had themselves won championships and  first prizes had been sired by winners  of cither first or championship prizes at  these same exhibitions.    Knowing that  these are only a few of the many animals  shown   which    trace    directly  to  champions   or   first-prize   winners,   and  considering that these three shows are  only a very small    proportion    of the  great exhibitions of thc world, we can  easily realize the importance of a first-  class show stock to thc breed.   A large  num ber   of  prizewinners  at   the   othor  large shows, as the State Fairs, Highland  Society,  Winnipeg, and  hundreds  of  others,   doubtless  trace  directly   to  prizewinners   at   these   or   some   othor  show.    But, leaving  these  out of consideration   altogether,    when    we  find  nearly fifty animals prizewinners at one  of three shows at some time during the  last 20 years, and all  these are chain-  ���������������������������pov  headlights which illuminate,-the roadway for_ several hundred feet in -advance of the car, motoring would be  only a  daylight pleasure.  Kerosene side-lights serve as-effect-,  ual signals  to  other vehicles and    to  pedestrians, but they are not sufficiently bright for  the"  illumination   of'tlie  roadway,  and. consequently   they   are  practically useless for country driving  and for travelling through streets not  lighted by other means.      But it was  this failure  of the kerosene lamps to  meet  tho   need   of  the  situation   that  brought about the wonderful  develop-  jiie iLt.-in--ac&tylcn e-=.systems,-a n d���������������������������toil ay^  wc find headlights operated by this gas  wliich arc so powerful that sign posts  may   be   read   easily   several   hundred  yards   in   advance   of   thc   car.      But  for such long-range  reading,  the lamp  brackets  may need  to  be  bent up  in.  order   that   thc   rays   may   be   thrown  ahead   in   a  straight   line,   instead   of  down on the road in  front of fho car,  as   is   often _ the   case.    A   satisfactory method of adjusting the lights is  to-set- one- bracket -so -that���������������������������tho  rays  from its lamp will be concentrated at  a point about fifty or one hundred feet  in   front  of  the  car,   while  the  other  bracket  should   be  tilled  so   that  the  light   will   extend   in   a   more   nearly  horizontal direction and illuminate the  roadway   at   a   greater   distance   from  the  car.      In   this  case,   the  brackets  should   be   turned   in .slightly  so  that  the middle of the roadway will  bo illuminated  by  the  centre  of  the rays  of light.     If desired, the brackets may  be  turned so  that the  rays  from   the  two lamps will be concentrated at the,  same   point,   or   they   may   be   spread  apart slightly so that thc sides of the  roadway   will   bo   illuminated,   instead  of  a  long  pathway  directly   in   front  of the car.  SHIP^YOUR*  RAW FURS  . _     ...    .^ _t    .      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For your  Seeds, Ornamentals and Fruits  Go to the  TJT7\T"D V Seedhouse &  iljLiNJvI   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.)  ���������������������������.AT=Rt=MAG'D0UGA-LLr=Propi=  OF   CANADA  Paid-up Capital. Rest CQ ffif JWA  and Undivided Profits ������������������Ot*0*i* f W  Total Assets (Over)   $58,000,000  Let tbe Mail-Carrier  Travel tor Yon  ==5VIhen,road s.aiiejbad -and_a_trip_  Cooking Stoves  Coal and Wood  Heaters  Ranges, Etc.  1 have added a standard line  of these goods and am prepared to quote you prices.  Wm. H. Hutchison  BNUERBY  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all .factory work.  Rubberoid Roofiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to any size,  * We represent S. C. Smith Co,, of  Vernon. Enderby.  to town means a hard day's work,  save your horses and yourself by  banking with us by mail.  You can do it safely, as we give  special attention to deposits,  withdrawals or other banking  business handled in this way.  See the Manager about it.  Enderby Branch,.. .. S. W.-HARDY, Manager  If you  have land  to sell  List it with me in  time for my new  booklet, soon to  be issued. If you  want to buy land  see me.  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell.Orchard, Mara, B. C.  PERMANENT ROAD WORK  "Good Roads'' Taylor, Minister of  Public Works, has been chosen by ac-.  clamation  to: again represent Revelstoke in   the   Provincial legislature.  The selection of Mr. Taylor will give  general    satisfaction   throughout tbe  Province.   The permaivjnt road work,  inaugurated   by   him,   and   %he able"  manner in which   he has carried out  the work of his department have won  for him the pseudonym "Good Roads'  Taylor. Ancl it is one that will stick.  The work of the present year 'to be  done in the Okanagan is but a sample  of the character of the work that is  being pushed in every part of tbe  Province. When Mr. Taylor gives his  word that a certain thing will be  done, he does not put up with any  sidestepping���������������������������the work, has to . be  done,, and done right. In the Okanagan, Superintendent of Roads Lang  has been up against a difficult proposition for some years. The scope of  territory looked after by him has  been more than one man could care  for and depend upon'the railroad and  hoat service. The Department is  this year providing the road superin-  tendens with a motor car in which  he will cover the district. The work  planned for the Enderhy-Mara district is of a (yery permanent character. Two rock crushing outfits are to  be operated by the Government in tbe  Okanagan. One of these will provide  material for the -".outhern end and  the other will operate in and around  Enderby district. The roads will be  bedded with crushed rock and gravel.  The new road to be cut into Trinity  Valley, giving an outlet this way,  will be started as soon as the snow  is gone. A new bridge will be built  at Mara, crossing the Shuswap river,  and another span will be added to  the Enderby bridge. The work to be  put on the Mabel Lake road will be  of a permanent nature. Gravel-will  be laid on the road where it can be  conveniently had, and where the rock  crusher can ;be operated more economically, crushed rock will be used.  The demand is to be made by Mr.-  Lang- for _ the most up-to-date and  permanent road work, and the methods to be adopted . are on scientific  road-making lines.  KILLING   DEER   OUT OF SEASON  Deputy Game Warden Blurton and  Constable Price have recently met  with considerable difficulty in bringing to justice several local Indians  caught with deer meat in their pos-  s'ssion and held to answer before  the magistrates. Mr. Blurton recently discovered the carcases -of 13  female deer hidden in the bush. The  officers also learned of-many other  cases where deer have been killed by  the Indians, and have riaced them to  the Indian shacks and there found tbe  carcases or parts of them. In one  case the Indian was tried and convicted and a fine of $2.50 imposed, and  this fine was paid over to another  Indian_who-acted_as_interpr_eter. In  his efforts to track the guilty Indians  Mr. Blurton has spent days and  nights tramping the nills through the  deep snow, only to be laughed at for  his pains by the Indians who do not  fear the "arm of the law."  Speaking of these arrests to the  Vancouver Province, Game Warden  Bryan Williams stated that tho Okanagan district, "being""an" organized  district, the Indians here have no  right to kill female deer nt this time  of year, when it is important to protect the fawns. In thc present cases  there were indications that the deer  had been killed for the purpose of  getting the unborn fawns, which are  said to be considered a great delicacy  by the Indians. The game warden  stated that there is also a nefarious  trade attempted by selling the unborn'  fawns to the Chinese, who pickle  them in alcohol and later drink the  fluid, which is supposed to have great  virtue and is eagerly sought by the  Chinese."  The Indians are very sly in their  killing of these deer. The bucks go  out and do the shooting and come  trailing home with nothing "bagged."  The next day the squaws go into the  woods "bark gathering" and come  out with a deer or two, which are  carried to a convenient spot where a  sleigh is in waiting and there the  carcases are loaded into thc sleigh  and used as seats for the occupants  on the homeward drive.  SEMI-READY CLOTHING  Listen !Ve  do npt believe  in ibolincj those  who qive us  their Confidence]  Buy your new Spring suit from us and  you won't be fooled. Ve never "spring"  a style that is not proper, nor a quality  that is not upright.  Ve have sprung to the front in our  business, because ve have done an up-  rlght.business--because ve have sold  "right-up" grades of merchandise for  "right-dovn" prices.  Our lamb is our trade mark. Every  time you see him, remember that vhen  ve tell you a garment is j4LL-V00L,  there is nothing but vool in it.  Sole agents for Enderby for SEAI-  KIADY CL0THWG. A complete range of  Spring and Summer styles and patterns  nov in stock. ;  Enderby Trading Co., Ltd;  eFFE^Fe  Baled Timothy Hay for sale  COLUMBIA   FLOURING   MILLS   CO. Limited  7!  1  tt  1  1(  \a  LOANS  Applications . received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.        VERNON, B.C.  J. GARDNER  LANDSCAPE  AND   JOBBING  GARDENER  Box 40 Enderby, B,  C.  Work done   by   the   hour or season.  Book   your    orders   now   for   spring  Work  Seeds and plants for sale during season.  B. BRUNDISH  Enderby, B. C.  .  I have purchased the old Farmers' Exchange building, on the  railway, and am placing in  stock a full line of  Bricks, Lime, Hard Wall  Plaster and Cement  Estimates furnished on all kinds  of Cement, Brick and Plaster  Work.


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