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 '���������������������������"������������������  ~?ir  r������������������j^taXgsgy���������������������������^jgyv^ft^  I'll.'  ^  I  11  i  News of the Town and District  of Interest to Enderby Readers  t  11  Boy Scouts' dance to-morrow night  Celebration Committee meeting to  night.  The School Board has ^building  troubles of its own to solve.  The spring Court of Assize will be!  held at Vernon on the 14th' of May.  The Misses Glendenipg,of Cedar Hill,  Victoria, are visiting Mr. Alex Bisland,  an old friend of their, father of the early Cariboo days. They are delighted  with Enderby.  with .him a colony' of Ottawans, all  of whom he has located at North  Naramata! his new," town 'baby and  the apple of his eye. Mr,. Robinson'  spent the winter months at Toronto  and Ottawa. He llled both cities  full of Okanagan, with the above  boted result, which is only a fore !  runner of that which is to follow. ���������������������������  The Enderby Brick & Tile Company  U"  The    Celebration   Committees have  been busily engaged the past week or, has all the orders on hand for brick  two getting    a   line on the best at-' that    the   company   can handle this  The Harvey home   .rounds present, tractions avaiiable for May 24th.   It season. ,     The   demand   for Enderby  picture   of   early spring   .g noped   that- tbey   will be able to, brick has grown in leaps and bounds  announce     the    general    programme  and the*   company   is experiencing a  next week. -   ' [ great amount of difficulty in keeping  'Mrs. Wm.  Sewell left on a visit to' Pace with the growth of.its business^  the coast and eastern ooints, Tuesday Nearly'a million brick have been or-'  <--���������������������������  iv-  a beautiful  bloomers.  -    Next Tuesday evening, in the Methodist  church,    the    Toronto Ladies'  Quartette.  . The Allan Players will open a three  night engagement in 'she Opera House  next Thursday evening.  ,    Born���������������������������At the Enderby Cottage Hos-  -pital,   Sunday   night,  April 28th, to  Mr. and Mrs.  V.  C.    Brimacombe, a  son.  The street   roller   looks    as** if   it  .would like to get busy.   It's a'costly,  _ ornament, but; a   mighty, economical  "road builder." ~~; .-    "-"--    ."_���������������������������-  afternoon.     Mrs.   Sewell will be ab-' dered for Revelstoke "alone  sent   three * months   or   more.  Enderby   City    Hospital   will  .charge of Mrs.  Bishop 'in Mrs  ell's absence.  X  17  ���������������������������   Some Sage gives this recipe for obtaining  a new   -bonnet:-."Kiss  your  hubby    regularly' for    a.week befbr  payday. . Then make him an old-tim  supper, and   touch"   him at the sico'  logical-moment.*- If ^that" don't' work  Stick   to. Enderby,"   is a-" slogan  wait until he goes .to sleep and'then  I"  I:  if  which if adopted and stuck to would*r  , mean dollars'in   the pocket of every  property owner and resident.  E. M. Sandilamls has been appointed Government Agent for the-Queen  Charlotte Mining Division, in the  place of John Hugh McMullin.    '  A party of Canadian Northern surveyors are working up the Valley,  and'are now as far as ^Larkin. - They  are _ experiencing some dific'ulty in  getting a grade .into Armstrong. ., j  -'"The best that could possibly* be  said of the Toronto Ladies' Quartette is not -too much to say. They  give a programme of unsurpassed excellence."���������������������������Mr. Ruthven McDonald.  roll him.'.'   -  A meeting of -  all* members, of <th  The     The Titanic disaster still holds first  be in1 place in the public nind.   The news 1  Sew-1 papers publish' at   great-lengt-h the  j details of the    evidence given before  the senate commission at Washington  while the extraordinary flow of money  to the relief " funds . is proof of the  wide-felt sympathy.' ,The* total fund;  including . that "in /New York is;ap-���������������������������  proximately $1,350,000..*^."       -y'\Z. (.  Next Tuesday- the rate payers will '���������������������������  vote on the proposed' loan 'by.law to \  raise the', sum   of   $6,000-to be .spent,'  "Bend Down in Tenderest Pity  ���������������������������'and Take Us Unto Thee'*-''-  /  A gallant ship was sinking, and cries of dark despair, ������������������ , '   ,,  Of frantic pain and terror, rose on the midnight air. - i.  Her decks were thickly crowded, men, women, children there;        - ���������������������������    -  Hope's star had shone before them and life had seemed so fair;'  But 'now stern death confronts them, death !neath the icy waves,    .. '  And many there must perish, for none can help or save.  ������������������ *'.''���������������������������  There's wealth    aboard that vessel, and youth and beauty rare; \-  And men endowed   with talent,  and * courage too, are there;,      Z  But now amidst this,, terror all earthly help must fail; '"    i-/-  The arts of man must perish, and only Go'd avail.    , w      -' '  Husbands from wives are parting, with grief no words can tell,"-     . ',   \  '  v And children scream with terror, and .hearts" with anguish swell.   ...  / - v* :"'.  And some perhaps are fighting for life in mad 'despair, _   ,   ' * -' ;' i  .While some on God are calling in humble hope and prayer.    "  ,    ,\   \  "/'  **���������������������������'   - ' - " .        ' "''     ' . ��������������������������� , /*���������������������������  But, hark ! what strains of music fall on the listening ear,   _������������������,.,-" " -   ** ���������������������������  Above the wild confusion, telling of hope and.cheer : -' ~   .  -    .    ,        "';"".  "Nearer my God to thee," O blessed heavenly strain;,  It triumphs over grief and fear and turneth wreck to gain:7    7"  - And drooping souls'are, lifted,-and fainting hearts gain-7heer;'   *  Though things on earth may fail them, the mighty Go'd Is near...  The ship .is sinking swiftly, the last faint, hope'.is gone,:r;-7 7 :->���������������������������  - Yet, as. the waves-'engulf-them, .those dauntless men' play ~on. ^ ;'"���������������������������:  - O,', little band of-heroes: O stoutrpf, heart and-braye, '-':///��������������������������� .;;_.���������������������������_���������������������������-.  .  The sting from death'is-taken; ye. triumph'o'er", the efave;'"<-" %-*>   -   _ --. i , ,_   . p      -     .        *    > >���������������������������    *   r    i    - . ' -p, * , ,-" ,.,.... >  ���������������������������"And. though" pur tears fall" thickly, ~and -hearts ,'are; wrung "���������������������������with - pain,* y,  By'faith we'**catch" the"; echo of ���������������������������that .triumphant-strain.,l; - /'--- I 7--71-.  -y -:,<���������������������������  - -t~SA\  - yf    i-l  V* *\ 1*  -*f?r _v>  ^iji.^jy-s  y <, ~~y I  "A ������������������?f%l  v?yy  Curling, Club; is; called, ,for;to-night <on iayin'ff ~ main. sur.ace grains-on  '(Thursdayrat77;30,^in'the City Hall. Regent street;from -Skamous" street  to decide the disposition of "the Curl j to the river, and on George street  ing r Rink for May 24th. The meeting from the city's southern, boundary ito  will, precede the meeting, of the Cele-, Knight" strect.c The proposed-drains  bration 'Committees, at the same' will be the arterial drains, of.a gen-  place, at 8.15.- -        - , eral-drainage system which may^ater  The C. P. R. has announced a reduction in thc ifuit rate from all interior B. C: points to the fruit con-  be adopted,  suming centres in .the  Northwest. Tt  is said the new   rate will enable our  fruit growers to' better cope with the  J American fruit    dumped on the Can  adian market. -   r  t    The Boy Scout dance to "be held:in  A. suitable   fence   about   the City, K<  of.p>    ^   to.morroW)    Friday>  Hall    and   the   grounds    planted in j night,' promises   to  flower beds,   etc.,    would cost some  I  eclipse anything  j of this nature held :.his season.   The  money, but for every  .ollar spent the   dcgire is generally   felt to ma}ie this  event contribute   a good fat sum to  , l,~ ������������������*������������������.,_. ���������������������������v..., and will or should -carry  'off most of the surface-water which  overflows the low places in town and  causes so much annoyance in the  spring. The proposition seems to be  one of _the best the ratepayers have  been asked to pass upon. The by-law  should, and no doubt will, receive  a large majority of the votes cast,  for it is to'the interest of'every citizen to have the surface water taken j  care of.  O,  may  we as' a' nation, bowVneath; the ''���������������������������chastening" r,od,;7- _.'.  'V'VJ:  -And may.the cross laid on us still clrawus nearer God.      1,   ;--''-, ������������������;  .And when-to "each there cometh, the^ end of all things here,'   "   ' ' -* .;  Let' faith" then rise triumphant,  o'ercoming doubt and fear. . **��������������������������� -   '" ,-  Then, Lord of love and;mercy, let'iis thy goodness see;   *v "* *"'.  Bend \lown in tenderest"pity and take us unto Thee. '\ ���������������������������   .     -. &  .   Z'  '       ' ���������������������������     ":\     ''���������������������������        "    ' " X        * J        M/ ALICE'PEACOCK,  - Mara, B., C, April-26, 1932.    ,'.,'"       " -.-      "*:   *     77* '^   ���������������������������  y .v. fr-jfi  \b  in     V  value of the improvement would add  :=three'"to=tlie=cityJs-pro"sperityf=:==,=====  The C. P. R. is laying heavy rails  on the Okanagan branch line, and is  to fill in all the trestle bridges. This  will enable the company to run its  heavy main line engines over this  branch.  A. Jacobson has taken over the  Newmarket hotel, New Denver, and  -will close-the bar-in the St.-James  hotel. Henry Stege intends building  a brewery at Fort George, thc Record says.  Considerable complaint is heard  owing to thc many early spring  flowers being taken from thc gardens in the dark of night, evidently  by somebody too indolent to plant  a posy bed and care for it.  The board of police commissioners  met on Tuesday evening, and gave  orders that the by-law against the  pasturing of stock in the streets and  against bicycle riding on the side  walks should be strictly enforced.  Jas. Bell's,black Percheron stallion  was shown in Enderby, this week and  attracted much attention. Such first  rank horses as this and Marcellus  Junior point to the best on foot in  horseflesh for Enderby and Mara district.  Mr. L. Harris, provincial foul  brood inspector, will be in Enderby  on June 6th, and give a demonstration and lecture in K. P. Hall that  evening. This will be the only stop  he will make within the territory of  the Northern Okanagan Farmers' Institute.  "aid the Scouts in the good work the  organization is 'doing.  Our Trinity Valley correspondent  states that the residents of that section are looking forward with eager-  "ness to the opening of that valley by  TORONTO GLEE CLUB  The    entertainment    given    in    the  Methodist   church   last    evening,   by  the Toronto   Glee   Club,   was something of    exceptional   merit, and su-.  perior in many   respects to anything'  the road giving them an outlet this,' evcr lleard   nerey     Mr- Ruthven Mc-  way, work on yvhich is to be pushed  from the Enderby   end.     He reports  a snowfall of 118-inches for the winter, some of which still remains.  P. H. Murphy has purchased the  property of Chas. rikeelcs, situated  in the Glenn Mary valley just west  of thc Elson place. Mr. Murphy has  developed a fruit valley on thc hill  overlooking his orchard on the low  land of the Elson property which he  believes will surpass anything now  planted in the district.  The first consignment of bodies recovered from the -vaters where the  Titanic, went down, reached Halifax  on Monday. There were 190, including'the bodies of John Jacob Astor,  C. M. Hays, and several other notable men. Hundreds of others, too  far gone, had to be reconsigned to  the waters of the ocean..  "A   little   more   patience, a littl  more charity for all, a little more devotion, a little   more love; with less  bowing   down    to   the   past, and a     'A1J- Boy Scouts attending the social  silent ignoring of   pretended author-   dance to be   given   in K. of P. Hall,  ity; a brave   looking forward to the  Friday evening, May 3rd, will be re-,  future with more faith in our fellows,| quired to be in    Scout uniform, and;  and the race will be ripe for a great! to present at the door a letter from'  burst of. light ancl life." one of their parents giving permission  Mr.  J. M.   Robinson   returned    to  to attend,  the   Okanagan    last   week,  bringing G. G. CAMPBELL, Scoutmaster.  Donald is a great favorite. He hasj  been heard in Enderby before, and;  can always look for a .warm.welcome!  however of������������������e*n he may return. He is  well assisted by the tjlce club singers-,  and the singing was delightfully in-:  terspcrscd by monologue and readings-  of    cxcsptional   merit. |  Mr, McDonald   anaounted thc com-!  ing of the Toronto Ladies' Quartette, I  who  will    appear    in    the  Methodist'  church on   the   evening of the 7th of'  May.      This    organization    of    lady  singers are   spoken   of in the highest  praise by the eastern press,  and an  entertainment even   better than that  of the glee club   is    promised.     The  committee responsible for bringing to  Enderby these high-class entertainers  are  to    be   congratulated,  and they  deserve   the    hearty    support   of all  lovers of   good    music and clean entertainment.  SCOUT ORDERS  Miss Marie Thompson, of thc Aden Players, who will appear at thc Opera  House on Thursday next.  Make sure oE hearing the Toronto  Ladies' Quartette, in the Methodist  church, next Tuesday evening, May  7th.   They arc thc cream of the best. *  Wanted���������������������������A good general servant,  for ranch, 2 miles from Enderby. Apply to Box 36, Enderby.  You will   regret it   if you   fail to  hear the Toronto Ladies' Quartette,  in the Methodist church,  next Tuesday evening.  'Ranch  Apply, P.  Boy    wanted    immediately.  , Walker Press, Enderby.  More    young   pigs for sale.  DeHart fruit farm, Enderby.  Apply  0X KXnKI.BY   PRKXS. AND   WALK KITS'  WKKK1.V  Copyright, 11)11  Bt) WILLIAM CARLETON  [Hy Sniall, Mnyiwud & Co., Inc.  CHAPTER X.���������������������������(Continued)  Tho Emigrant Spirit  BoNXINUTON was a clerk with ;i  Ih'j. insurance company. He lived  four I louses below us on our  street. I suppose he was cumin.,' about  $1,M)U a year when he died. He  left live children and he never had  money enough even to insure in his  own company. Uc didn't leave a  cent. AVhen Helen 1-ionnington came  back from the grave it was to face  lhe problem of supporting unaided,  either by experience or relatives, live  children running from twelve to one  She was a .shy, retiring little body  who had sapped her strength in just  bringing the children into the world  and caring for them in the privacy ol'  her heme. .She had neither the temperament nor tho training to face the  world. Bul she bucked up to it. She  sold out of Lhe house what things she  could spare, secured cheap rooms on  the outskirts of thc neighborhood and  announced thai she would do sewing.  What it cost her to come back among  her old friends and clo that is a particularly choice type of agony that it  would be impossible for a tenement  widow-to appreciate. And this same  self-respect which both Helen's education and her environment forced her  to maintain, handicapped her in other  ways. You couldn't give Mrs. Bon-  nington scraps from your table; you  couldn't give her old clothes or old  shoes or money. It wasn't her fault  because this waa so; it wasn't your  fault.  When her children were sick she  couldn't send them oil to the public  wards of the hospitals. In the first  place half the hospitals .wouldn't take  them as charity patients simply because she maintained a certain dignity,  and in the second place the idea, by  education, was so repugnant to her  ��������������������������� that it never entered her head to try.  So she stayed at home and sewed from  daylight until she couldn't hold open  her eyes at night. That's where you  get your true "Song of the Shirt." She  not only sewed her fingers to the bone,  " but while doing it she suffered a. very  fine kind of torture wondering what  would happen to the five if she broke  down.     Asylums and homes and hos-  - pitals don't imply any great disgrace  to most of the U'nement dwellers, but  to a woman of that type they mean  Plell. God knows how she did it, but  she kept the five alive and clothed and  in" school-"until   the "boy- was    about  ���������������������������fifteen and went to work. When I  hear of "the lone widows of the tenements, who arc apt to be very .husky,  and who work out with no great mental struggle, and who have clothes and  - food given them and who set the ehil-  '  dren to work as soon as they are able  - to walk, f'feef like getting up in my  seat and telling about Helen Bonning-  ton���������������������������a plain middle-classer. And she  was no exception either.  I seem to have rammed off a bit here,  but this was only one of many contrasts which- 1 made in these years  which seemed to mc to be all in favor  of my new neighbors. The point is  that at the .bottom you not only see  advantages you didn't see before, but  you're in a position to use them. You  , aren't shackled by conventions; ��������������������������� you  aren't cramped by caste. The world  stands ready to help the under dog  but before it will lift a finger it wants  to see the dog stretched out on its  back with all four legs sticking up  in prayer. Of fho middle-class dog  who fights on and on, even after he's  wobbly and can't see, it doesn't seem to  take much notice.  ===^Hmvavcr^=IUittual3xL&d__LiK__wi 1 h_ a~f ew.  reforms of her own. She made it a  point lo go down and see young  Michele every day and watch that he  didn't get any more macaroni and  gravy. The youngster himself resented this Interference but the parents  look It in good pnrL Then in  time she ventured further and  suggested that tho baby would  be bettor off if tho windows were  washed to let in thc sunshine  "and" the floor Bcrubhcd a-bit. - Finally  she became bold enough to hint that  it might be well lo wash some of thc  bed clothing.  The" district nurse appreciated the  change, if Michele himsolf didn't and  I found that it wasn't long before Miss  Colver wan making use of this new  influence in the house. She made a  call on Ruth nnd discussed lier cases  with her until in (he end she made, of  her a sort of first assistant. This was  the beginning of a new field of activity  for Ruth which finally won for her the  name of Utile Mother. It was wonderful how quickly these people discovered the sweet qualities in Ruth  that had passed oil unnoticed in the  old  life.  It. made mc very proud.  CHAPTRR   XI  Now Opportunities  [ had found that I was badly handicapped in nil Intercourse with my  Italian fellow workers by the fact that  I know nothing of their language and  that they knew but little English. The  handicap did not lie so much In the  Tact lhat wc couldn't make ourselves  understood���������������������������wc could after a rough  fashion���������������������������as It did in the fact that this  made a barrier which kept our two  nationalities sharply defined. I was  always an American talking to an  Italian. The boss was always an  American talking to a Dago. This  seemed to mc a great disadvantage.  It ought to be just a foreman to his  man or one. man to another.  The  chance to acquire a new  lan  guage I thought had passed with my  high school days, bul down here everyone was learning English ami so I resolved to study Italian. I made a  .bargain with Giuseppe, the young  scxilptor, who was now a frequent visitor ui our llat, to teach mc Iiis language in return for Instruction in mine.  He agreed though lie had long been  inciting good instruction at the night  school. Uut lhe lad had found an appreciative friend in Kuth who not only  slneo'-eiy admired the work he was  doing but. who admired his enthusiasm  Mid his knowledge of art. 1 liked him  myself for he was dreaming bigger  things than I. To watch his thin  cheeks grow red and his big brow.i  eyes flash as he talked of some old  painting gave me a realization that  thi re was something else to be thought  of even down here than mere money  success,   lt was good for me.  The poor fellow was driven almost  mad by having to offer for sale snmc  of the casts which his master made  him carry. He would have liked to  sell only busts of Michael Angeio and  Dante and worthy reproductions of  the old masters.  "There are so many beautiful things,"  he used to exclaim excitedly in broken  English; "why should they want to  make anything that Is not beautiful?"  He sputtered time and time again  over the pity of gilding the vasts.  I'ou'd have thought it was a crime  which ought to be punished by hanging.  "Even Dante," he groaned one night,  "that wonderful, white sad face of  Dante covered all over with gilt!"  "It has to look like gold before an  American will buy it," I suggested.  "Yes," he nodded. "They would even  gild  the  Christ."  Ruth said she wanted to learn Italian with me, and so the three of us  used to get together every night right  after dinner. I bought a grammar at  a second-hand bookstore but we used  to spend most of our time in memorizing the common every day things a  man would be likely to use in ordinary conversation. Giuseppe would  say, "Ha Ella il mio cappello?"  And I would say,  "Si, Signore, ho il di Lei Cappello."  "Ha Ella il di Lei pane?"  "Si, Signore, ho il mio pane."  "Ha Ella il mio zucchero?"  "Si, Signore, ho il di Lei zucchero."  .There   wasn't   much   use   in   going  over such simple things in English-for  Giuseppe and so instead of this Ruth  would read aloud something from Tennyson.   After  explaining  to  him  just  what every new word meant, she would  let  him   read  aloud  to  her  the .same  passage.   He soon became very enthusiastic over  the"text itself and would  often stop her with the exclamation. .  "Ah, there is a study!"  Then he. would tell us just how  he  would model whatever the picture happened to he that he saw in his mind.  Jt was wonderful how clearly he saw  these pictures.   He could tell you even  down to how the folds of the women's  dresses should fall just as though  he  were actually looking at iiving people.  After a week or (two when we had  learned  some  of  the  simpler  phrases  Ruth and f used to practise them as  much as possible every day.   "We felt  quite  proud  whon "we  could  ask  one  another    for  "quel    libro"    or   "quell'  abito" or "il cotello" or "il cucchiuio."  I was surprised at how soon we were  able to carry on quite a long talk.  This new idea���������������������������that even though I  was approaching forty I wasn't loo old  to resume my studies���������������������������look root in  ^nolher-^direc-l-ionr^V-s^I^had^beeorne-  aecustomed to the daily physical exercise and no longer returned home  exhausted 1 fell, as though 1 had no  right to loaf through my evenings,  much as the privilege of spending them  with Ruth meant to me. My muscles  had become as hard and tireless as  those of a well-trained athlete so that  nt night I was as alert mentally as  in thc morning. Jt mado me feel laxy  lo sit around the houseafler an hours  lesson-In Italian and watch Ruth busy  with hor sewing and see the boy bending over his books. Stfll I couldn't  think of anything that was practicable  until I heard Giuseppe lalk one evening about the night school. 1 had  thought this was a sort of grammar  school with clay modelling thrown in  for amusement.  "No. Signore," he said. "You cun  loam anything there. And there is  another school where you can learn  other  things."  J went out that very evening and  found that the school he attended  taught among other subjects, bookkeeping and stenography���������������������������two things  which appealed to me strongly. But  in talking to fie principal he suggested  that before. I decided I look into the  night trade school which was run in  connection with a manual training  schoolc. I took his advice and  there I found so many things I wanted  that I didn't know what to choose. I  was amazed at the opportunity. A  man could learn here about any trade  he cared to take up. Both tools and  material were furnished him. And all  this was within ten minutes' walk of  the house. I could still have my early  evenings with Ruth and the boy even  on the three nights I would be in  school until a quarter past seven, spend  Iwo hours at learning my trade, and  get back to the house again before ten  l don't see how a man could ask for  anything better than this. Even then  l wouldn't be away from home as much  as I often was in my old life. There  were  many  dreary  stretches  towards  the end of my service with the United  Woollen when J didn't get home until  midnight. And the only extra pay Wc  .-���������������������������alaried men received for that was a  brighter hope for the job ahead. This  was always dangled before our eyes  by Morse as a bait when he wished  lo drive  us harder than   usual.  1 had my choice of a course of carpentry, bricklaying, sheet metal work,  plumbing, electricity, drawing and pattern draughting. The work covered  from one to three years and assured  a man at the end of this time of a  position among skilled workmen who  make in wages as much as many a  professional man. Not only this, but  a man wilh suih training as this and  with ambition could look forward without any great stretch of .imagination  to becoming a foreman in his trade  and eventually winning independence.  All this he could accomplish while  earning his daily wages as an apprentice or a common laborer.  The class in masonry seemed to be  more in line with my present plans  than any of the other subjects. It  ought to prove of value, I thought, to  a man in the general contracting business and certainly to a man who undertook the contracting of building  construction.' At any rate it was a  trade in which I was told there was  a steady demand for good men and at  which many men were earning from  three to five dollars a day. I must  admit that at first I didn't understand  how bricklaying could be taught for  I thought it merely a matter of practice but a glance at the outline of the  course showed me my error. It looked as complicated as many of the university courses. The work included  first the laying of a brick to line. A  man was given actual practice with  bricks and mortar under an expert  mason. From this a man was advanced, when he had acquired sufficient  skill, to the laying out of the American  bond; then the building of square piers  of different sizes; then the building of  square and pigeon-hole "corners, then  the laying out of brick footings, The  second year included rowlock .and  bonded segmental arches; blocking,  toothing, and corbeling; building and  bonding of vaulted walls; polygonal  and circular walls, piers and chimneys; fire-places and , flues. - The  third, year advanced a man to the  nice points of- the trade such as the  foreign bonds���������������������������Flemish, Dutch, Roman  and Old English; cutting and turning  of arches of all kinds���������������������������straight cambered, semi -circular,, ' three_ centred  elliptical, and many forms of Gothic  and Moorish arches: also brick panels  and cornices, t Finally it gave" practice  in the laying out of plans'and work  from these plans. Whatever time was  left was devoted lo speed .'n all these  things as far as it was consistent with  accurate ancl careful workmanship.  J enrolled at once and also entered  a class in architectural drawing which  was given  in connection wilh this.  I came back and told Ruth and  though of course she was afraid it  might b(j too hard work for me she  admitted lhat in the end it might save  me many months of still harder work.  If it hadn't been for the boy I think  she would hove liked to follow me  even in these studies. Whatever new  thing I took up, she wanted to take  up too. But as I told her, it was she  who was making ihe whole business  possible and that was enough for one  woman to do.  The school didn't open for a week  and during that time I saw something  of Rafferty. He, surprised me by coming��������������������������� nrotinri-ln-thP-fint-nnp-nig'h.���������������������������fnr._  what I couldn't imagine. I was glad  to see him but I suspected that he had  some purpose in making such an effort.  T introduced him to Ruth and we all  sat down in lhe kitchen and I told  him what 1 was planning to do this  winter and asked him why he didn't  join me. 1 was rather surprised that  the idea didn't appeal to him but I  soon found out that he had another  interest which took all his spare time.  This interest" was "nothing" "else" than'  politics. And Rafferty hadn't been  over here long enough yet to qualify  as a voter. In spite of this he was already on speaking terms with lhe state  representative from our district, the  local nldei'nian, and was an active  lieutenant of .Sweeney's���������������������������the ward  boss. At present he was interesting  himself In the candidacy of this same  Sweeney who was the Democratic machine candidate for Congress. Owing  to some local row he was in danger  of being knifed. Dan had come round  to make sure I was registered and to  swing me over if possible to the ranks  of the faithful.  The names of which he spoke so  familiarly meant nothing to me. I had  heard a. few of them from reading the  papers but I hadn't read a paper for  three months now and knew nothing  at all about the present campaign. As  a matter of fact I never voted except  for thc regular Republican candidate  for governor ancl thc regular Republican candidate for president. And 1  did that much only from habit. My  father had been a Republican and I  was a Republican after him and I felt  that in a general way this party stood  for honesty as against Tammanyism.  But with councillors, and senates and  aldermen, or even with congressmen  [ never bothered my head. Their election seemed to be all prearranged and  [.figured that one vote more or less  wouldn't make much difference. I  don't know as I evn thought that much  about It; I Ignored the whole matter.  What was true of me was true largely  of lhe other men in our old neighuor-  hood. l'olilius, except perhaps tor an  abstract 'discussion of the tariff, wa.-  not a vital issue with any of tis.  Now here 1 found an emigrant who  couldn't as yet qualify as a citizen  knowing all the local politicians by  their first names and spending his-  nights*' working for a candidate for  congress. Evidently my arrival down  here ha'd been noted by those keen  eyes which look after every single vote  as a miser does his pennies. A man  had been found who was at leasi a  .speaking acquaintance with me, and  plans already set on foot to round me  up.  1 was inclined at first to treat this  new developmnet as a joke. But as  Rafferty talked on he set me thinking.  1 didn't know anything about the  merits of the two present candidates  but was strongly prejudiced to believe  that the Democratic candidate, on general principles, was the. worst one.  However, quite apart from this, wasn't  Rafferty to-day a better citizen than  1? JSvcn admitting for the sake of  argument that Sweeney was a crook,  wasn't Rafferty who was trying his  humble best to gel him elected a better American than I who was willing  to sit down passively and allow him  to be elected?  (To   be  Continued.)  ONE  EGG  FOR  TEN  One of the persecuted Protestants,  just.after the massacre of St. Bartholomew, lived, we are told, for some time  on one egg a day which a hen laid  regularly in the hay near where he was  concealed. If he had been equally favored by an ostrich, he might have got  along on one egg a month. A good  idea of thc enormous size of an ostrich's egg is afforded by -the account  of a dinner that was once given to  some' visitors to an ostrich farm in  California:  "Ten of us?" said the host. "One  egg will be enough.',. Having given utterance to this' remark, he made his  way to the paddock and soon brought  to the house an ostrich egg. For an  hour it was boiled; and, though there  was some misgiving as to its being cooked, the shell was broken,  for the guests' curiosity could no longer be restrained, and a three-pound  hard-boiled egg was laid upon a plate.  Apart from its "size, there is nothing  peculiar about thc egg. The white had  the bluish tinge seen in the duck egg,  and the yolk was of the usual color.  It tasted as it looked, like a duck egg,  and had no flavor peculiar to itself.  But if was immense. As it takes  twenty-eight'hens' eggs to equal in  weight the ostrich egg when ,cooked,  it is evident that the host in the case  mentioned knew what he was about  in cooking only one egg .-for ten persons. There was sufficient and to  spare" and-.everybody was satisfied.  SHARKS  IN  THE  ARCTIC  Those old piscatorial , pirates;- the  sharks," often invade the Arctic, no  doiibt tempted' by the carcasses of the  whales or seals and walruses -left by  white men engaged in (heir pursuit.  Natives angling from'their skin canoes  in deep water occasionally catch a  sluggish shark which has engulfed the  bait, but there is no use pulling against  such a mountain of flesh and relying  upon sheer strength to bring him up;  and. this the native fisherman knows  and he overcomes the shark's inertia'  by sagacity.  "When the shark becomes irritated  and pulls briskly, the Jine is lowered  to appease him, but cautiously hauled  in again almost immediately, the shark  slowly rising to this strategic manipulation until he rests upon the surface  of the water, when ihe fisherman dexterously despatches him by a well-  directed thrust through the spinal  cord. Considering their well-known  voracity in warmer climes it seems  singular thai sharks do not of tenor attack the native fishermen in their little  skin-canoes.-hul���������������������������there.������������������s_=_ao ���������������������������UaJcno.wn.  instance of such attacks even on the  west, shore of Greenland, where they  are the most numerous and where the  natives catch large numbers of them���������������������������  from 10,000 to 20,000 a year.  The most usual method of catching  these fish can hardly be said to be fishing at all. Near a hole in the ice a  lighted torch is placed and two natives  stand on opposite sides of the hole  with sharp hand-hooks. Presently tho  shark* "sticks his" nose out, 'when "he" is  hooked and hauled on the ice.  THE ARAB SOLDIER  The Arab soldier has suddenly become a factor of importance in world  politics. J'^or years a source lo France  of trouble and expense, he may Lurn  out to be a good investment.  The first native recruits in Algeria  were of the Zouawn. tribe, which gave  its name lo the corps of Zouaves.  Other elements combined with the old  janizaries of the Algerian Deys to form  those units called Turkish companies.  Hence the popular designation "Tur-  cos" given to Algerian riflemen. These  rapidly increased in number. Jn 1S41  the Turkish-'companics became battalions of native shap-shooters and in  1855 regiments of Algerian riflemen.  An inherited taste for fighting, a  contempt for the work of me fellah and  laborer, above all the material advantages secured by regular military service, combine to attract the native.  During summer, when harvest and the  vintage season enable men to earn enough to live on, there only present  themselves for enlistment the dregs of  the population, But in winter, after  plowing and sowing, when the climate  makes its rigor felt in tent and cabin,  applicants swarm.  Commanding officers have left to  their discretion the choice of means to  promote enlistment and maintain regimental effectiveness. It does not do to  wait until would-be recruits make application; it is necessary to invite the  enrollment of the most promising ma  terial that is to be found in Algeria.  For this purpose there are organized  eiiher patrols made up of non-commissioned officers, with'the battalion  pipe, tambourine, and drum-players, or  detachments that travel through the  thickly populated districts. Since these  parties are composed of thc best men  in a regiment and carry excellent rations, the lure is great to the tribesman,  always appreciative of appearances and  good cheer.  Yet, although he can fight and march  Lo perfection, the native soldier does  not do so well in garrison or in ihe occupation of a conquered country. Thero  are other drawbacks, lie is useless  either as a clerk, a surveyor, an overseer of works, or a drill-master. Hence  it is necessary to suplemonl all native  troops with .European soldiers.  FORCING   PLANTS  BY  LIGHT  To force the growth of plants by the  use of artificial light is not a new idea,  but the system hitherto has been too  expensive in proportion to obtainable  results. Recently a Scotch lady engaged in horticulture discovered an  efficacious method of appying light for  this purpose. Arranging in winter  quarters her plants as she wishes  them "to grow, she supplies a lamp with  mercury vapor for fuel, find the seeds  germinate in less than half thc ordinary  time, while the vigor and intensity of  the color of the flowers is superior to  that of tjie product grown naturally.  Among curious phenomena which she  has noticed in connection with the action of this light is an infinite multiplication of the downy substance commonly found on stems. Those grown  in shadow have the stems relatively  bare. Very good practical results have  been obtained by this system.  DOES THE  SNAIL SEE?  The  physiology  and   habits  of   the  snail have long interested  naturalists,  and, among othor questions relative to  this   mollusc,   its-blindness   has  often  been  debated.. Certain specialists  are  inclined to believe that it does see, but     ' -  that its eyes are unable to bear "much  light,   adducing   as   an   argument   the -  known  fact -that  the  snail   is  passive  during the  night  but  during  the  day  looks, for  shady .places." Another' naturalist differs, and, after, having studied 2,400 cases, he thinks the distribution  of the snails  in  dark  enclosures  during the day is accidental, that the  snail  neither  flies  from  the  light  nor    - u  seeks the dark.   If a brilliant light be  brought in contact with its eyes at a  distance of from one'to two millimeters  no  reaction  is' noticed,  and thc  same  thing happens after putting it in  the  dark or if it be subjected to the rays,  of  electric  light.   The "snail  does  not"    \  seem  to  take account of obstacles of  any  kind and crawls only  from odor, -������������������������������������������������������-'  temperature, and from agitations'in the .. -7  air ("suchas that'produced by a" mouth"-"'   '"  organ,   for   instance),' or  disturbances "��������������������������� -"���������������������������  in-the  earth   around   it.      The  snail   ' '���������������������������--:  doubtless does not see,  hear,  or even  feci, except as.it is "acted-upon from."   ."���������������������������  such disturbances as" have beeii.men- ,   -  tioned.    The removal of it's eyes, does  "'"  not' produce any modification whatever    ..  "  either in its activity, mode of-1 life, oro  even in its sensibility to pain. --    - -  NEW, OLD   MASTERS  _ Sometimes we are told that Europe  has now been ,so carefully combed  oyer that'the search'for .picture masterpieces is foredoomed to failure. And  yet two pictures by Rubens have just  been found in second-hand shops in  Belgium. One of them is "The Holy  Trinity," and the other represents Lot  fleeing from Sodom, and they had been  sold for about twenty dollars each by  their original owner, in whose.family  thoy had been for generations.  Another remarkable discovery of a -  similar nature is that of a hitherto unknown room in the Palazzo Vecchio in  Florence, a room that is believed to be  the famous "scrittojo" or study of Cos-  imo Medici., It measures forty feet by  .twenty^feetT-=ancl=^has==a=1mligriificerit"=  ceiling with beams from wall to wall,  the whole being covered with paintings. The hall is surrounded with a  beautiful painted frieze, and on one of  the beams is the artist's name, "Franc-  Bach . . .," evidently Francesco  Bachiacca, who died in 1557, and who  is known to have liad a commission  from Duke Cosimo to execute just such  a work. Jt seems strange that there  should stMl be uncxplorcd_parts_of-the_.  grea't"Florence palaces, of which the  existence must surely be disclosed by  the architectural plans.  The transmission and receipt of telegrams iu tho Chinese Empire is not so  easy as in Western countries,-because  the Chinese language lacks an alphabet and expresses itself by characters  and signs thai, represent words, ln  consequence, for purposes of telegraphing an exact list has been made of  signs in quantity sufficient for ordinary  correspondence and to each one of tho  signs a different number is given  which is transmitted by the Morse  telegraphic system, The code consists  of 9,800 ciphers, the whole forming a  pamphlet of forty-nine pages, each one  of which contains ten series of twenty  characters wilh its corresponding number. On receipt of a telegram the  operator looks up in his book the characters represented by the numbers  transmitted by the apparatus and  transcribes them into legible Chinese.  A log of wood and a roll of paper  are placed in a new match-making  machine, and when human hands next  touch the material it is all bound, up  in packages containing one gross of  boxes of matches, ready for the consumer. During the process the machine cuts the wood into proper  lengths, sulphurs the ends, counts  them, makes the paper boxes, prints  the labels on them, fills each box and  packs them. The machine has been  patented by^a Norwegian match company.  f*a ';pimtTifi**n___Ti   J'. ^.if������������������.i  KXDKRBY   I'KKSS   AND   W AI.KK11 "S   WKKKI.Y  #  f'  ;;���������������������������  *  )  i i't  Is.  [pr  $  ft  I *H  m  #  ,������������������  i  i������������������������������������.  !*���������������������������  jl    ,-,  ft  II  What Followed a Cut  Magistrate's  Wonderful   Experience  With  Zam-Buk  Mr. J. E. Arsenault, a Justice of the  Peace, and stationmaster at Wellington, on ihe I'rince Edward Island Ry ,  has had a wonderful proof of lhe healing power of Zam-Buk.     He says:  "Four years ago, 1 hud an accident.  I slipped in the station and fell on a  freight truck, sustaining a bad cut on  the front of my leg. 1 thought this  would heal, bul instead.of doing so it  developed into a bad ulcer and later  into a form of eczema which spread  very rapidly and also slaried on the  other leg. Both legs became so swollen  and sore that 1 could only go about my  work by having them bandaged. My  doctor said 1 must stop work and lay  up.  "After six months of this trouble I  consulted another doctor, but with no  better result. 1 tried all the salves,  liniments and lotions I heard of, bul  instead of getting better I got worse.  "This was my condition when I got  my first box of Zam-Buk. Greatly to  my delight that first box gave me relief. 1 continued to apply it to the  sores and day by day they got better.  I could see that at last 1 had got hold  of something which would cure me,  - and  in the end it did.  "It is now over a year since Zam-  Buk worked' a cure in my case, and  thererhas been no return of the eczema  or any trace of it."  Such is the nature of the great cures  which Zam-Buk is daily effecting.  Purely herbal in composition, this great  balm is a sure cure for all skin diseases, cold sores,, chapped hands, .frost  bite, ulcers, blood-poisoning, varicose  sores, piles, scalp sores, ringworm, inflamed patches, cuts, burns and bruises.  All druggists and stores sell at 50c. box,  or post free from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, upon receipt of price.  "Mythology says  thai Orpheus san  so well that the rocks followed him.'*.  "So does Caruso, doesn't he?"  . - *    *    *  Mrs. De Style: 'Oh, doctor, you ->*.tis-  do something to  get  me  on  my   feet  This is my "at home" ,to-day.  ,- Doctor:  Don't worry,1 madam. You".  be at home all right.  When Your Eyes Need Care  Try Murine Eve Romcuy.  No Smarting��������������������������� Feels  Fine���������������������������Acts  Quickly;  Try lt  fur  Red, Weak,  "   WatrryEycs and Granulated  Eyelids.- lllus-'  tratcd  Book  in eai-li  P-icik.-ige.     Murine, ia  compounded by our Ociillsis-not. a'-l iiieiit Mcd-  ' _cino"-biit used in sum!M>Hil.Physicians' I'rac--  -"  tlcc for many years.   Now dedicated lo ilie lJub-  ��������������������������� lie nrd sold by Uru.rclsts at &ai������������������l 5Co per Bottlo.  "Muri..c  liyo Salvo in Asepiie Tubes, 25������������������ and 50c.  -7Bflurino Eye.Bemedy Co., Chicago  Trappers,Dealers, in  any Kind of Raw I urs,A  eannot afford*_to dispose o������������������ their collections wi th o in ' lirst  ~"obtJiining"our prices  "sent .upon request.'  "Remittance forwarded day gords n-ceivrd,  .Express and mail charges on all shipments  paidbvu';. C ���������������������������������������������'������������������������������������������������������*>���������������������������" a's L-rrf������������������st FurOperntor.  You  ir correspondence solicited.  John Hallam.  Toronto  CANADA BEATS  THE UNITED STATES  MORE   HONORS   FOR  GIN   PILLS  Holyoke, Mass., U.S.A. -  "Having taken two boxes of your excellent GIN  PILLS,  they  relieved" me  "so much that I am quite satisfied with  the results.      I gave an  order  to my  druggist about three weeks ago to send  me some more.    Nothing has come yet  . and 1 hud to borrow a box from a lady  friend who  is also using GIN PILLS.  ���������������������������=-1���������������������������l_ave=none=lefl=and^am^sending=you-  $1.&0 for three boxes which I would ask  you to send at once as I am not quite  so    well    when    1   am   without   GIN  PILLS."  AGATHE VANESS-3.  Gin Pills must be good when people  ln Massachusetts send all the way to  Toronto to get them. There is nothing  like Gin Pills���������������������������nothing just the same  or Just as good. Don't accept substi-  ._lutes_if.y_ou value.your.health,and want  to be* cured of Kidney and Bladder  Trouble, or Rheumatism. Insist on  having Gin Pills. 50c a box, (i for  $2.00. Sample free if you write National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada, Limited, Depnrt. R.l-\, Toronto.  92  Adventure With a Black  Mamba  Picture to yourself a small up-country siore���������������������������really a one-roomed, win-  dowless shanty, filled with miscellaneous goods. Inside, somewhere near  the closed door, lurked a rage-stricken  ten-foot mamba, one of the most fierce  and venomous snakes in the world;  a reptile which, when at bay, will attack a human being with incredible  fury. The man who had aroused Its  ire, in his efforts to avoid the snake,  had knocked over the light, leaving the  store in total darkness. Thc mamba,  however, still continued its wild attack, lashing out in all direction, while  the man crouched down, horror-stricken, expecting every moment to feel a  blow and the deadly fangs buried in  his  flesh.  Such was the awful predicament of  Mr. Austin Berry, who, a few years  ago, was running a small Kaffir store  in Natal, near a valley where a syndicate were prospecting for gold. One  evening, after telling his native boy  to close the store, he was sittingi outside Ins hut enjoying a smoke, when  suddenly the boy came running up,  shouting, "Baas, baas, inyoka umkulu,  kakulu!", ("Master, a big, a very big  snake!"), adding that it went into the  store just as he was about to close  the door.. Mr. Berry, from the boy's  description of the reptile, took it to  be a 'young python,- able to inflict a  severe bite, bul not venomous. Having received a fresh supply of goods,  which were lying about the store,  however, and which would give the  creature plenty" of hiding-places, Mr.  Berry thought it better to have it out  with the-brute there and then, otherwise it-would mean turning out the  store next' morning to look for it.  "Selecting a- good stick and taking a  lighted candle,"said Mr. Berry, when  relating his awful experience, "I went  to the store, slipped quietly in, and  closed the door behind me. Placing  the candle on the counter, I looked  around in the dim light. Hearing a  slight .noise at the end of the store,  I ������������������rept towards it, and presently, saw  the head of a snake appear j<ust above  a bale of blankets, its body being on  the other side. I struck at him; but  as he dodged, the blow I saw it was  not a python. . . 1  "Jumping   back, .1* tripped   and   fell  beheld ihu ciuibe of my fright lying  coiled up peacefully on some sacks. I  raised the weapon, pulled the trigger,  and the charge of No. G did its work.  1 lold the boys to bring the snake outside, and, getting a rule, measured the  mamba. finding him to be 10 feet 9  inches in length���������������������������lhe finest I have ever  seen.  "On examining the woodwork of thc  counter, we could see the marks of  the fangs whero the brute had struck  again and again in ils blind fury.  Whenever 1 go to kill a snake now 1  generally take a double-barrelled shotgun with me in case of accidents."  "     WORLD'S BEST BEGGARS  The Hon. Sydney Holland, chairman  of the rLondon Hospital, is often referred to as "The Prince of Beggars,"  for he is unequalled in the gentle art  of "raking in" subscriptions. "Once,"  he says, "1 met two Americans on a  motor-bus. 'Where are you going to?'  I asked them. 'To see thc Tower,' they  replied. 'But have you never seen the  Poplar Hospital?' I asked them, \yith  an air of astonishment. 'No,' they replied in equal wonderment. " 'Then  come with me.' After I had shown  them all the wards, I led them to.-a  collecting-box. They each put in a  sovereign.  " 'Sir,' said one, as he left, 'you have  all the. instincts of a swindler.' 'You  would get on very well outjfWest,' remarked the other, adding, as a parting  salute, 'if you didn't get shot in the  first week.' "  It is estimated that the expenditure  of the London Hospital is $500,000 a  year. Its regular income from land  investments, etc.,- is under $100,000.  The rest has to be made up from subscriptions and donations, and how. "the  Prince 'of Beggars" gets it goodness  knows. But he does, and it is one of  his proudest-boasts'that the London  Hospital has never yet closed 'a bed  once it has been opened.  Yet another'champion beggar is'Sir  Robert Perks. - who inaugurated and  completed the famous Twentieth Cen-  tur-y Fund, by which" the Methodis.ts  raised one million guineas "in celebration, of the dawn of the new century.  Sir Robert Perks not only inaugurated  with a crash amongst the tin billies'the fund and. contributed something,  and Kaffir pots. In falling I saw-a "he,$50000 -towards it. but he tapped  hissing' streak.of black,, which struck [the p,urse^������������������L h/s ,bufine?s_fr-!en-d!' and  at. ine as it'flashed past���������������������������and .made for  *������������������ABSORBDIEJR,uSr  Swollen.. 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Preserves the most  delbate complexion against exposure  to lhe severest weather. Try it���������������������������  you'll certainly appreciate it.  In 25c. opal jars, at your druggist's.  NATIONAL DRUG AND CHCMICAL CO,  OF CANADA, UMITC9.        164  the door. ." Any doubts, 1 .had as to-.the  kind,of snake it was were now dispelled^ for "by the sickly smell of musk  I knew the -creature ' was a . black  mamba, and the largest pt its'kind I  had-cvei" seem ,- '-        7 7:* .-1    ' - - -  "Heartily  T cursed ,   myself  for "my  folly in not bringing my shot-gun'with  me," for now-l.wa's fairly trapped," "the  brute being between me and thc door.  The  extraordinary  quickness,   of    its  movements   makes   the   black   mamba  to  be dreaded;   it will  dodge a  blow  from  a  stick  and  strike   back   before  its opponent has time to;recover.'   And  here .was I, shut up, through my own  stupidity,  with,a serpent  of this"de-  scription, which appeared, to me. to be  about twelve feet in length."    -  .   In'the hope of injuring it sufficiently   to  prevent  it from  springing,   Mr.  Berry, caught   up   some   weights   and  hurled  them-at it; ~ but" this only had  the effect "of still*-more incensing the  mamba, and it gathered itself together  to   attack   him * again.       Mr.    .Berry  promptly   jumped   up_ to   get   to. the  other side of the counter, and" in .his  hurry he upset the candle and sent it  flying, leaving the place in total darkness.     To his dismay, he found he had  no  matches  in   his  pocket,  while   the  -stock=of=matches-=in=lhe^store^was.=at=  the "other end with the snake barring  the road.  Just then he heard the snake, with a  loud hiss, hit the thin wooden lining  in front of the counter as it struck out  in his direction. Time after time the  mamba struck in all directions, hissing with rage meanwhile, the thud  of its blows sounding loud against the  wooden lining. The unfortunate man  could only.crouch there, helpless. in_lhc  darkness, lashing out wildly .with his  stick, in tho hope that a lucky blow  might reach tho reptile.  "Tho strain was getting too much  for my nerves," hc says, "nnd 1 foil like  screaming, when 1 heard the lillie door  between the counter and lhe front of  lhc store Ily back wilh a thud. Tho  snake, striking furiously all along lhc  front of the counter, had at last come  to the door. Not being bolted, thc  force of thc blow had sent it crashing  back. Thc noise of that opening door  brought me to my senses, for 1 knew  now where my enemy was. Thinking  that the snake was coming round to  the back of the counter, I immediately jumped on lop, my head coming  into violent contact with boots and  other articles hnnpinc: from tho ceiling. Wrenching thom from tho honks,  1 threw them in the direction where I  thought the snake was. and thon took a  flying leap towards the door.  "Next instant I gavo n terrified ypll,  fon 1 came down riKht on lop of the  mamba. feeling the snake's body give  and turn under my foot! 1 was now  fairly demoralized, and almost marl  with terror. Wrenching open the  door. I leaped out and shimmed it hard  behind me, well-nigh fainting whon T  Tit out into the cool evening air. Making for my hut, I got some whisky and  took a good, stiff drink, which brought  me round.  "Noxt morning, with a couple of  f-irtrld^os in mv phnt-^un. 1 wont tn  the store, and, opening the door softly,  l.was from first to last a prominent personality in the movement, z '��������������������������� :        -,  Mention might be made also of th-  unmue efforts of Mr. F. Clement Smith  known on the Slock Exchange as "Sal  vation"   Smith,   who,     at    Qhristmas-  time, always makes a collection on tin  floor  of  the   '"Change"  in   aid  of  tin  Salvation    Army.     Every    Christmas  time members of the Stock  Exchangi  form a ring round Mr. Smith, a cash  basket is stood on fhe floor in the cen  Ire,     ancl     "Salvation"   Smith   has   ti  dance  something  like  a  Dervish  wilh  a   tambourine.     The   more   he   dance  the   more   money   is   thrown   into   thi  basket.    Mr. Smith has made his collection  in  aid  of the Salvation Arm.  in this unique manner for twenty-sij.  years, and usually collects $2,500 each  yea r.  Well, We  THIS ba HOME DYE  ������������������>a* ANYONE  can use  WOMEN   ARE   FASTER   THINKERS  The Suffragist is at a disadvantage  in lhat she cannot boast lhat her brain  is heavier than hor contemporary man.  But she can say this that what little-  she possesses thinks at a faster rate  than the mind of the superior sex.  This fact has been proved by a  scries of interesting experiments to  test the brain power of the two sexes.  The tesls were carried out as follows:  A cardboard disc was prepared having a hole in the centre. This disc wa:  connected with a clock, controlled "bj  electricity, and which was-able to  measure as little as ,the thousandth  part of a second.  Seated opposite this disc the person  undergoing the experiment had to keep  a look-out for a little card which suddenly dropped into' the hole in the  disc's centre. This card completed an  electric circuit and started the clock-  going. The moment the sitter saw the  card drop hc or she touched ,a key  which' stopped the clock at once. By  this-jneans the time was fixed that it  took the observer to think and to act.  It was found that in nine cases out  of ton the gentler sex beat the men.  This fact probably accounts for the  marvellous "intuition" of women, intuition that is really only rapid thinking.  I  'I dyed ALL these  ^DIFFERENT KINDS  of Goods  with fhe SAMEj>ye.  I used  3DY01A  [ONEDYE���������������������������ALLKINDS������������������"m������������������s|  CLEAN and SIMPLE to Use.  NO chance of using thc WRONG Dye for the Goods  one lias to color. A'. I colors from your Druggist or  Dealer. FREE Color Card nnd STORV Booklet 1������������������,  The Johnson-Richardson Co,,- Limited, Montreal,  STAMMERERS  , can be cured, not merely of tbe habit, bat  of Its cause. The Arnott Institute has permanently restored natural speech to thousands���������������������������Is doing tt to-day.   Write for full.,.  Information and references to        _   -.,,  11  THE ARNOTT INSTITUTE.   - BERLIII, 8HT. Can.  ���������������������������l  ONLY THIS?  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Kellogg's "Asthma Remedy brings  the user to perfect''rest and health, lt  relieves" the passages .. and- normal  breathing is firmly established again.  ���������������������������Hundreds, of testimonials reccived-.an-,  nually prove, its'effectiveness."   '-" J-; " :���������������������������  patentee, ."hypnotist, , traveller, etc.;" .  appearance", -studious,, -thoughtful;" -  manners' refined; bright," engaging,'__*  gentle,_-tcordial; - 'character and/ prin^'-  ciple; , -faultlessly .honest, ^sincere,';?  truthful; non-smoker.'-total abstainer;-'*;  best'public," private "references;-;willing-V  ly" become private secretary,'-compan-"7  ion,- tutor -to anyone who appreciates^  sterling(7*merits;   salary   no"; c_uestio'n";"7;ff07lj. I  good-'po'sitiori.essential!",7,'";��������������������������� 7,->.;   77, .--.-.  7 . *>..yk- .^--y ''ZyiV-^-y^;:^U  yyzil  *--"-4.f  ���������������������������***��������������������������� ri  m^k\\\\\\\\m*i-*              "-���������������������������Z'ts  ^^^B r$*Z ^7,'J ���������������������������'/?/'���������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������;&  ISO ���������������������������21  J  rj- ly  ll  V  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, May 2, 191  ENDERBY PRESS  Publish"*!  every  Thursday at  En/ler.by, B.C. at  52 per year, by the Walker Press.  These delightful Spring  days bring a longing for  ther hills and gardens; hill  climbing and garden making bring tan and sunburn.  Na-dru-co Royal Rose will  keep the skin soft and smooth.  Ask for a sample packet of it.  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  CliffSt. Enderby  Advertising Rates; Transient, 50c mi inch first  insertion, 25ceach subHequent-insertion..-. Contract advcrtisinir. $1 an inoh per month.  LpkuI Notices: 12c a line first insertion; 8c a line  each subsequent insertion.  Rending Nctices and Locals*. 15c a lirw.  ������������������&ft  14  il  28  6  m  n  2  9  16  23  S3������������������  3  io  17  24  31  II  Id  El  5  12  19  25126  M  6  g  12  27  SECRET SOCIETIES  MAY 2.  1912  MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING  cushions. Our business is publicity,  and we give enough of it away to  local 'people, without opening the  gate and letting the world tackle the  free lunch. We notice that many  editors are fooled by this disguised  advertising, and give it a place in  their columns. Such editors have a  blank spot in their upper stope, and  should be feeding chickens on a hen  ranch, instead of pottering around  tho lever that moves the world.  Thoy arc the kind of scribes who get  short-changed at the circus, and they  seldom have money enough to buy  Master bonnets, a cold bottle, or a  stack of blues. If il were not for  such journalistic dummies the free  publicity schemes now flooding the  country would soon cease, because  few fish very long when their bait is  treated Avith silent contempt. Owing  to high prices of wages and supplies  few papers are making any money,  and thc editors cannot afford to give  their ads away, any more than a  grocer can give you a sack of sugar  for telling him that he is a good  fellow.  COAST DEFENSE NECESSARY.  A. SUTCLIFFE  W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  rietrular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 P. m. ro Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited,  F. H. BARNES  Secretary  J. 0.0. F.  -i^ez^ -<g--~-_r   Eureka Lodge, No. 60  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, ia I. O.  O. F. hall, Metcalf block.   Visiting brothers always   welcome. J. C. METCALF. N. G.  K. E. WHEELER, Sec'y,  J. li. GAYLORD, Treas.  &b     ENDERBY   LODGE  jO) No. 35, K. of P.  tt^fcffi ������������������.-������������������������������������ Meets every Monday evening  I^riJg in K. of P. Hall.    Visitors cor-  t'ilfeiKO'J dially invited to attend.  FRED. F. MOORE, CO.  ,C. E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S.  ��������������������������� 'li. J, COLT ART, M.F."  - Hall suitable fo Concerts. Dances nnd all public  entertainments.   For rates, etc., address,  - JAS. MOWAT. Bell lllk. Enderby  " PROFESSIONAL  p W. CHAPMAN   .  , ���������������������������        [Orsranist at St. Geortce's Church]  Visits or receives pupils for Piano, Organ, Violin,  Sinking and Theory of Music, Etc.  Address, P.O.Box 84, Enderby.  It is so easy to pray for the salvation of our boys and girls and then  blame the saloon, die billiard hall,  the dance room, or some other  branch of the social fabric of civilization for sending them to hell. We  hear a lot about it. And ,the men  and women who are really doing  most to inculcate the spirit of practical, helpfulness into the young, are  generally the persons to-be most condemned by the individual wh,ose  scope of helpfulness stops'at'prayer.  We wish* at this point to direct attention to a communication in this  issue of the Press,from the pen of  Assistant Scout Master Prince. Mr.  Prince has given light upon a subject of some local agitation, with  dignity and clearness  wish to intrude upon the ground covered .by him. But we do want to  call attention to .vhat we consider  the grossest piece of inconsistency if  not unfairness. The young men who  are assisting the Rev. Mr. Hilton in!  the local Boy . Scout movement, are  sacrificing their own personal comfort  to give their service in the Boy Scout  movement, ancl to .develop in the  boys under them that spirit of "manliness, and. honor, ' and at-the same"  time loyalty and* usefulness that is  so well "known as -a part of and essential to the scout" movement. The  work inaugurated by Mr. Jjy.lton, Mr.  G. G. Campbell, Mr. Pr0;e and Mr.  Roy Wheeler, has alrr/.dy put into  the boys of Enderby'?.'Spirit<,of prac-  Tn an address to the members of  the Canadian Club of Vancouver,  some days ago, Premier McBride  said in part:  "I fancy tomorrow, if there were  any international difficulties out here  in Western Canada, there would be a  condition far from what we ought to  anticipate.    There would be trouble;  there would be concern that is perhaps' not the usual thing, when one  realises that he lives under the protection of the Union Jack, and ought  to have the right to look for protection.    I do not wish to use one word  that is offensive or partaking of partisan politics.    We might be able to  take more interest in the movement  of the development of the country,  and  we  might be  able to show by  sympathy   that   we   are   associated  with the splendid work of your fellow-citizens    that    stands    for-   the  establishment   of   volunteer   troops,  We do not not only in this city, but in the other  centres of the province.  We can take  "an  active  interest in the affairs  of  the militia without going into militarism;  we can take a genuine and  proper part as citizens in the growth  and    development    of    an    effective  I militia in  British Columbia without  ! doing   anything   that   should   bring  down-upon us the slightest criticism  from those who believe that militar-  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817 cs  CAPITAL   all   paid   up,   $15,413,000:  REST,"$15,000,000.00  Hon. President, Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal G. .0. 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 Jl 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  PIANO FACTOBV  ism is a- subject that ought to be  tabooed by all Canadians. We owe  it to ourselves and our country,- ancl  those who are directly responsible,  individually.and.collectively .with regard to this subject���������������������������the protection  of Western Canada. British -"Columbia can clo a great deal more, and  allow me to' venture the hope that  she will attempt to do so in the near  future. I have repeatedly'stated���������������������������  and may T emphasize the statement?  ���������������������������that at  any  rate with  respect to  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  A_r������������������nt also for Church and Parlor Organs  Also Fire and Life Insurance  Office in brick block opp. The Walker Press.  w  ALTER ROBINSON  NOTARY  PUBLIC  -    CONVEYANCER  Agreements of Sale.   Deeds & Morttrntfes.  Document* Witnessed.   Loans Negotiated  Office: Poison & Robinson, next door Fulton's  west, Enderby, B. C.  .efficiency in her naval affairs the na-  tical helpfulness anc" udehty to dutyjticmal government can- never do  they never knew h/.ore ins'pite of all! enough "to please Canadians in the  thc   prayerful - p/.aestness   of - years* province of  British   Columbia.   (Ap-  Jplausc.)  T71NDERBY   COTTAGE  HOSPITAL  MISS WARWICK. Proprietress  Maternity Fees. $20 per week  Fees covering ordinary illness, $2 per day.  Hospital Tickets, half yearly and yearly,  $1 per  month. ENDERBY, B.C.  G.  L. WILLIAMS  Dominion and  ^rbvincisrL.iffd-Survcyor-  past.     Thoj   yich   the boys to re-iP'^o.;     This  decision  should   And  / -        _    _., ,        a  very  warm  reception   among  my  spect the oi^jns of others and atjbrother Canadians in the prairie  the same t -ic hold ancl -develop-country. While we may not expect  their own. 'hey teach them fidelity! that they can understand all that is  ancl independcice in action, and to be! involved in naval Protection as we in  m^ .,���������������������������.   ������������������, y,   ...i,!,   ������������������,���������������������������L   mnIlthJ British   Columbia   can    nevertheless  moutns lhev mugt roalise that m the case of  international complications,- for the  most part, they must depend on the  defence of British  Columbia to con-  Bell Block      Enderby, B.C.  D  R. H. Wf KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon. 9 to 10:30  Afternoon, 3 to 4  livtrriiwr. G:30 to 7:30  Sunday, by appointment  Office: Cor. ClilT and GowkoSik. EN'DERBY  w.  - -K- BAN-TON, -  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyan������������������er,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block, Enderby,B.C.  political^   t?nderbY" conservative  -^      association  J. L. RUTTAN,       A. F. CROSSMAN  President. Secretary.  ���������������������������VjNM Parlor  THREE regular Pool Tables  ONE full-sized Billiard Table  Opp. Walter-Press Office ���������������������������. _._g..am, Pnv.  Kwong Chong  NEW LAUNDRY  EN'DERBY, B.  C.  Family    Washing   collected weekly.  First-class workmanship. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  more than fif-b with their  open to be fed on prejudicial ideas.  When the church needs money it is  no harm to hold a bazaar, a lawn  social, a dance or grab-bag fair. We  all recognize these things as part of  the social fabric in which we live.  The boys and girls and parents of  the community associate one with the  Are YOU going to do any  building this Spring ?  > Sk'Sx-S*-!**''^***^^  .    .WE HAVE A FEW SPECIALTIES  WHILE/THEY LAST-..      ,Xi\       ":7_^  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. X "  s-~  Also some short Moulding at a reduced nrice.' '  Get in early on some of the above bargains.-.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. jm*  Finest in  other, and all , are nettercd thereby.  The Boy Scouts, to raise money,  advertise to give a dance, one of thc  most popular and most enjoyable  nreans of social intercourse and  pleasure. Thc same parents, the  sairrc boys and girls and young people that arc met at thc church fairs,  bnznars, lawn socials, etc., are asked  to-enjoy themselves-at the dance, to  aid the Boy Scout movement. And  most of them will. In fact there will  hardly be n person ut the dance that  does not attend the church services,  church bazaars, etc. But a howl of  holy horror is raised because thc  boys have asked their parents and  friends to enjoy a popular social  function given under their auspices '  Will these parents ancl young people  comport themselves with less courtesy and chivalry at a social dance!  than at a church bazaar, lawn social  or what-not ? If so they had better  stay at home, for if we know anything about Scout regulations, there  will be something doing if any parent  or prayerful citizen gets naughty.  FREE   PUBLICITY   AGE.  This  says R.  almost  coated  is thc age of free publicity,  T. Lowery in his Ledge, ancl  every mail brings us sugar-  advertising  matter  with the  suggestion that our readers would  be delighted to read the dope. Thoy  might be, but we have chased ads  too long to allow deadheads on the  serve for them and their people all  the wealth they have assembled in  the land east of the Rocky Mountains.  "The next point, from the view of  citizen responsibility, 1 would like to  -d oaWwi th -i s-\v h at._B r i ti sh _Col u mbi a  owes to Canada in the assisting,  opening-up, and in the development  of the province. We have a large  and rich country. We feel today,  wc residents of British Columbia,  whether wo are a municipality, a city  or a government, that there is a  groat d'ea lgoing on in fhe country,  that wo have our share to develop it,  so that humanity may take every ad-  vnntago of those wonderful riches.  But we hnve'onlybogiin-ln this-programme of transportation and development. There is a lot more lo  bo clone, Wc are only in the early  .stages. Tlie large and far-seeking  schemes are yel to come. It behooves ns, whether we are engaged  in matters political or not, whether  in the brighter walks of life, to see.  how much more can be done. I  think lho people of thc country have  already demonstrated the confidence  they have in their province, such as  to mako the most indifferent Canadian in the far Bast understand, that  we have the courage to live up to tlie  faith that, we profess in this western  section of the Dominion, and that  we propose to leave nothing undone  as true Canadians to discover to our  fellow Canadians of the Empire  especially what has been done in the  province lying west of the Rocky  Mountains."  ' 'Enderby is a charming villiage with eity airs.  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandon  off his feet he came here, and now owns one of  finest brick hotels in the country. Although  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his  hotel the King Edward. In addition to the excellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10   o^clockt__whi_ch_is an added attraction for tourists."  TExtract from Lowery's Lodge.)  King Edward Hotel/ H MURPHY  Proprietor  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 at the outside?  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co.  Build brick ancl you will have a  .house _that__ nceds_.no,.;repairs to jthe. _  walls and will be worth as much, or  more, 50 years hence ae it is toJday,  saving you quite a considerable sum  in painting, insurance and fuel mean- ���������������������������  while. A large stock of first-class  brick now on hand.  Enderby  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Enderby, B.C.  Contractors & Builders  First-class Cabinet Work and   Picture Framing.  Undertaking Parlors in connection.  Next to City Hall.  Deer Park Fruit Land  E'NDERB Y  No Irrigation Required  These lands are situated on the benches near Bnderby and are especially suited for Fruit and Vegetables, and, having been in crop, are in splendid condition for planting.  An experienced fruit grower is in charge and will give instruction to  purchaaors free of charge, or orchards will be planted and cared for at a  moderate charge.  160 acres, sub-divided into 20-acre lota are flow on tbe market at .$175  per acre.  Get in on the first block and make money on the advance.  Apply to���������������������������  GEORGE PACKHAM,  Deer Park Land Office, BBderby. -r^-A-py . jL^js.--wg-w������������������������������������.^-_..^_T,aL^saa_  tS5Sra������������������a������������������s=3fe-!!SnKS������������������  JUS,  til'  $>  I  11  fr'fc  t  it  1.^*  tl  I "5.  ���������������������������  I  i'^*'-  Li  >!'  i*  III  is  i  Thursday, May 2, 1912  THE ENDERBY PKESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  n  > ^.:9atron "''������������������ *tf''������������������*������������������ - president ,>  . j/ir^GarxadiarA Highway Association  * Moved by the same public spirit and singleness of purpose���������������������������the bringing  of/the roads of Canada up to a standard that will be .a credit to the  nation, and an example to the world at large, His Royal Highness the  Duke of Connaught, and W. J. Kerr, hold'the two highest positions in  the gift of the Canadian Highway at sociation, that of patron an'd president respectively. ��������������������������� . f -  The Canadian Highway will, be an accomplished fact within the next few  years, and the outside world will then know that in this broad Dominion  there is'  a   road   more   than   3000   miles long, over   which an-automobile can travel from coast, to coast in safety and comfort.' ,The country  * that ^offers the .wealthy tourist "the splendid    opportunities , of investment,  ' will reap a^large harvest* from its visitors. This association- was formed  in .New Westminster-'ast November, and it was at this meeting" that Mr.-  , Kerr, a' wealthy resident at the coast, and the principal mover in the con-,  vention 1 that resulted in the formation' of the association," was elected1  president. Some time* later the Governor-General of- Canada, was approached and requested to permit his name to be used as Patron. " To this  \   he readily assented.- - '  - ���������������������������   '        - ,  more donations.  2. That those Scouts only whose  parents are willing ,,-hould appear at  the dance in full uniform, prepared  to aid in the serving of refreshments  and to solicit to the comfort of the  guests. Those Scouts who do not attend, will not be questioned, nor will  their standing .in the troop be affected in any way.  We thoroughly respect the "feelings  of the parents and expect the boys to  do the same.  Respectfully submitted,  FRANK P.. PRINCE,  Assistant Scoutmaster.  vision during the work will be  undertaken whereby a farmer having  a complaint to make, it can be investigated, not as at present where  he is laughed at.  Thanking you in anticipation.  WM. OWEN.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGULATIONS  THE EVER-ALIVE TOPIC.  I  JZZXZ  PRO BONO PUBLICO  -   r, .  " BOY SCOUT MATTERS -    *  -Editor The Enderby Press:-     7 :��������������������������� 1 r  . ^'Dear Sir:.-As-you are-a'member, of  .the local organization _of Boy Scouts,  I feel-.this letter7is' well; addressed.* . *  /'"There has-/been���������������������������since the day'the  7_advertising'matter> -jam^/lout for--the  Scout- dance���������������������������a   great*, deal" of. criticism upon the- idea,"* of teaching the  boys to attend dances.1  ' There seems to be a prevailing idea  that the boys arevunder orders to attend " this, affair, an'd co' remain until  the-end.'* That comes' from the fact  of: someone ,> jumping at conclusions,  .before taking the matter' up with one  of rthe officers -for- facts,, which "really  ars as follows: .,���������������������������/.������������������������������������������������������/* .,v"' "J  1.7 The. officers' of,' the Enderby  Troop of" Boy. Scouts'are giving this  ..dance in the name of '-the-organiza:  tion - because the ��������������������������� organization needs  money, and'   we; are. not willing to  JEditor the Enderby Press.  Sir,���������������������������It will" soon be time for the  usual yearly road work to get under  way, and by the published reports  v/e are to have a large amount expended in the Province, and in this  Riding in particular; <amongst other  things are 'mentioned a roller and  rock crushing. machinery, also a  motor car for the superintendent.  The   former   no   doubt   in   some  places could ;be put to good advantage, but the latter it seems to me at  the  present  time  is  somewhat  like  the fifth wheel to a coach.    Anyone  travelling   our   roads   in   spring   or  after a wet spell of weather would,  come to the conclusion that it is not  a motor car-that is required  (which  can only be used when the roads are  partly dried  up,  but -an annual inspection early# in the spring, and he  would see that the first requirement  is a,thorough system of ditches and  culverts.    Although the several foremen have resided in tliis district, and  travelled these roads for years, there  is very, little attempt made to keep  the water off the roads. '.Tlie result  is that at every little dip'in the"hills,  even  within.sight  of "Enderby,  the  water.runs over or down  the road-  until iii course of time lit is dried up,  although a. short "distance away the  road is perfectly.-dry. ��������������������������� ^  .At the present, time there, is a culvert put in a few years ago' on rising  ground ������������������and idn\ lower-ground   the  water stands up to a level.with the  road "and at times ^covers  it.' ' This  has been brought1 tolthe1 attention of.  the ,superintendent-_and foreman and  instead   of . changing, the', culvert, a  few-loads of7g)*avel-were'put-iii last  fall-with the-" result that itis.'as bad  as ever."/- Bridges' have been replaced  by fills which are "anywhere from two'  ; to three feet .below ^the level of, the  general roadway.* ~\7, ,.\!. ,���������������������������-   _,  '��������������������������� If we'are - to have1 this'increased  cost .and "-machinery-charged  to "the  Coal mining rights of the Dominion  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the  Northwest Territories and a portion  of the province of British Columbia,  may be leased for a term of twenty-  one years at an annual rental of ?1  an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for. a lease must be  made by the"* applicant in person tf>  the Agent or sub-Agent of the district in ^which rights applied for ar(B  ���������������������������situated. '  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal  sub-divisions of . sections, and in uh-  surveyed territory the tract applied  for shall be staked out by the,applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee for-$5 which will be  refunded if the rights applied for are  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid on the merchantable' output of the mine at the  rate of five cents per ton.^  The person operating the' mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn return's,  accounting for the full quantity o!  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. ' If the coal mining  rights are - not being operated,- such  returns should be - furnished "at least  once a year.        , - -        -'*.-.'  JThe'^lease will include,the coal mining rights only, but, the lessee may. be'  permitted     to     purchase     whatever,  available "surface rights may,be considered necessary* for the working of  the mine at the rate -of, $10700 an acre  ��������������������������� For < full. - information   application  should - be' made   to the Secretary of*  the' Department   of the Interior,;-Ottawa, or' to any -Agent or S ub- Agent -  of Dominion Lands.-        . *-.     -.*7V :  ���������������������������;..   ;"7-   ;.   j ,-w. >w^ cory,i ",.  Deputy Minister of the.Interior.  v  .'N^B.���������������������������Unauthorized .publication _ of  this   advertisement -will not be paid  for.;-:---^*; :Zy '-'fW*;-7 ."?���������������������������: y's^  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;   Careful Driv-  | ers; Dray ing of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers  and Tourists in"  ��������������������������� vited to give us a trial.  Fresh Meats  If you _want prime-fresh meats,*'we  have themV Our* cattle are grain-fed*;'/**  and selected by our own^buyers from", -  the richest' feeding, grounds in Alber-', 7  ta, and   are** killed- and cut strictly.;--  "FRESH. " \ *-'X  .We buy first-hand for spot cash'/so, -;'(  can give you the best price possible.*-7  G. R. Sharpe, 7  * -   - -'-.".,'. '  Enderby, B.  ' **-.). v  -1- - r^i  < ���������������������������?!;���������������������������"*���������������������������' ***j*y '-- '���������������������������& I  t������������������������������������������������������LL,ar.   ��������������������������� ��������������������������� - - 4.U ~ -     - 1       1.    'oads it is only, reasonable for the  further   call ��������������������������� upon; the - people, who settlers,to eipect that sonie improved  have already -been'-so , generous, for'methods   of - inspection, and' super-  J.^lIG)HNSTONE  ^���������������������������Cement, Building .' v :.  .*/ Contractor, ���������������������������.::"���������������������������  X .- M-      -*   " -r" ���������������������������-. - '���������������������������"  Is*prepare^ ^o ��������������������������� furnish straight- blocks  veneer - blol, V -' cement..' brick /- lawn jr.  vases, peer,' '*v_v sks,   chimney blocks;  also lime andcX\ent.^    _   "   ~-/7.  Leave orders. earjiS^ \ ,. ..  derby, B.C.,  BUY [A'.CARBO, MAGNETIC KNIFE  *-^'->-n**r-������������������'*,-<5|  X " -*.y -- .,  '���������������������������v'-;;"(*j>  ���������������������������J-:     =���������������������������"    'Hi  yysrm  ,"'.. --A'  -  /   '  "For Sale by -"  '��������������������������� ,.1-  THE ENDERBY-:TRADING;C0:  ' -- .^-i  "'r^l  J~-J������������������  ^V-i- j_  ���������������������������^vvl  Jy  Real .Estate, Insurance,. Etc.  , Post Office.Block, Enderby,;  ��������������������������� '    s  :*��������������������������� r> ������������������._  GOOD land in SMALL acreage, VERY close to town, ^.oa the MONTHLY :��������������������������� "-V  PAYMENT (without -nterest) plan,   s a new thing/-.  WE-ARE-SELMNG^IHIS-RI&HT���������������������������ALONGf  See us for fair dealing.   Big variety of propositions, and no urging to buy  Get Our List  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  REAL ESTATE  Semi-ready Suits Tailored to Order  WE CAN show you 300 Cloth patterns���������������������������from which you may  choose���������������������������and we will have a Semi-ready Suit tailored to your  exact measure in four days, plus the- time it takes for transportation. The Suit will be made for you from a physique type  photograph, so that, there can be absolute surety of a correct fit.  We take all the risk, just as is done when you buy a Semi-ready  Suit anywhere.  We can make to "Special Order" any suit in any one of 30 styles  which can be shown you in ojur Fashion Book.  ENDERBY TRADING CO., Ltd  ENDERBY, B. C.  Fru it Land Hay Land  Town Lots  Thc Liverpool & London & Globe Ins. Co.  Thu Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  '  Lon4on-L������������������neashir������������������ Fire Insurance Co.  Roynl Insurance Co..of Liverpool (Life dent  The London A Lanciuihire Guurantc*  Accident Co., of Cunudn.  BKLL BLOCK.   BNDERBY  Orchardists:  The Fraser Valley Nnries, Ltd.  ALDERGROVE���������������������������,B.../C,  Have the Finest'  Home-Grown Nursery Stock  Including��������������������������� /  APPLES,  PEARS, PLTJM3, CHERRIES,  SMALL - FRUITS AND ORNAMENTAL SHRUBB1RY. For full particulars, write���������������������������  RICHARD McCOMB,  - General Manager,  LIVE DISTRICT AGJ3KT WANTED. Aldergrove, B.O THE ENDERBY PRESS AND: WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, May 2, 1912  7.  ���������������������������rare  Profitable Crops to Grow Between  the Trees in Young Orchards  We are in receipt, of Circulars Nos. i  12 and  ly, the lirsl.on  lhe growing  ol' crops between orchard trees, and  the second on the culture of cabbaye,  celery and tomatoes, recently issued  bv the Department ol" Agriculture.  * V\i lo the year 19 09  the practice  of growing crops between young orchard  trees was not widely followed  because    of    failure    in    marketing.  Though   in   many   districts   the   first  producers found a ready local  market up to a'certain point, later pro-j  - ductions more than equalled the de-1  mand and prices,fell because of in-;  discriminate  consignments  of small-  lots to  retailers and-to commission ��������������������������� may  men   which   failed   to  bring  remun-  it  is  erative prices.    About 1909 a number of districts had managed to work  up'their production to a point where  they  could ship car  loads  of  potatoes, etc., and market them properly.  Since that time the growiug of crops  between orchard trees has been commercially successful in many parts of  the Province and it has done a great  deal to render possible the development of voting orchards by men of  limited capital.    On this account we  believe  that the matter in  this circular  on   orchard   inter-crops  winch  deals   with    the   general    principles  which should govern their use, will  be of much interest to our readers.  As in the case of other circulars of  this series, a limited number of these  was printed ancl there are not more  than 150 copies left for distribution  at the present time.  Circular No. 15 gives technical information on the commercial production of cabbage, celery and tomatoes,  in "British Columbia. The methods  detailed arc those which have given  results and which are now in use by  the most successful producers ot  these crops in our interior country.  Anvone interested should send to the  "uartmeni for a copy of 'this  iar, as the information contained is  '   of great value.  ' "Onlv i annual crops should be  grown in fruit plantations," says Circular No. 12. "In general, some low-  growing crop which demands ^good  tillage and comes off early is" best.  Almost any ��������������������������� vegetable crop may be  grown, but with all such crops the  question of-markets should be care-  ' 'fully considered before planting anv  large'area.- In'any section there is  alwavs something in^the way of vegetables that can be grown at-a profit.  The kind of crop grown will also depend largely .on the type of soil and  the location of the orchard. .  "Grain   or   hay should   never   be  "grown    in    the   orchard.   They    are  especially objectionable because they  1  do not permit the cultivation of the  soil nor shade !t sufficiently to keep  it   from   baking.     Of   course,   such  crops as wheat, rye, oats, clover, etc.,  may be grown late in the season as (  ' cover   crops   to   plow   under,   but   if,  grown for grain or hay it is too hard j  to   preserve   the   moisture   ancl   thei  physical condition of the soil is not  improved.  A hoed crop is much more  desirable.    The growing of nursery  stock  in  young orchards should   be  discouraged.     This   crop   makes  the  same demands upon  the soil  as  orchard itself, and it does not allow  the   variations   in    cultivations   and  management     which     are     possible  when    different    crops    are    grown.  danger of leaving bush fruits too  long in the orchard: In irrigated  sections strawberries are /sometimes  grown with good results. There is  not the clanger of over-watering this  crop that there is in the case of the  bush fruits, as the strawberry season  is over quite early.  "Young orchards should never be  left in sod. Sod lands are not only  drier than cultivated ground, but  ihey are favorite breeding places o  insects. Mice often harbor in sod  lands, and they often do considerable damage to young trees  "There are a few cases where sod  be grown in old orchards, but  the exception  rather than the  rule.    In such a case as a very steep  i hillside  where  there  was  plenty  oi  moisture available it might be an advantage to leave the orchard n   sod-  'However,   nothing  should   be,   taken  off the ground.   The grass should be  cut and left on the ground.  The Corporation of the City of Enderby  Loan By-law No. 9  for  to  of  Raising the Sum of  Provide for the Con-  Drains in the City of  A By-law  $6,000.00  struction  Enderby:  WHEREAS it is   deemed necessary  to construct   certain   drains    in the  City    of   Enderby,   for   the   purpose  of     carrying     off      surface     water,  to-wit,   a    main    drain    on    George  street    from   or   near   the southern  boundary   of   the,  City,    to   Knight  street;  and    on   Regent   street, fromj  Sicamous street   to   the river; with-;  such  lateral   drains    leading theretoi  as may be deemed necessary; and       I  WHEREAS, it is necessary-for such J  purnose to raise by way of loan upon  the credit    of   the Oity of Enderby,  the sum" of" ������������������6,000.00, payable* on the  first day 'of    June, 1932, bearing interest'in the meantime, payable.half-  yearly at    the' rate of 6 per centum  per annum,  . the ' principal    of  * such  loan,  when raised, to be'applied for  the purpose aforesaid; and  WHEREAS, for the payment of the  said  principal    and"   interest,    it   is-  necessary to raise the sum of $561.49:  in each and every year; and !  WHEREAS, the value of the whole_  rateable property of the City of En-,  derby, according    to the last revised  assessment roll is $008,145.00; j  NOW THEREFORE the Municipal j  Council of the City of Enderby, in  open meeting assembled, hereby enact as follows:  1. That it shall be lawful for the  the-Mayor of the City of Enderby to  raise by way of loan, from any person or persons, body or bodies corporate, who may be willing to advance the same   on the credit of the  on all the rateable property in the  City of Enderby, in addition to all  other rates, for the '-payment of the  interest, on the said debentures ;  7. That the sum of -$201.49 shall be  levied and raised annually by a* rate  on all the rateable property in the  City of En'derby. in addition to all  other rates, for the payment of the  debt hereby created, when clue ;  8. That it shall be lawful for thc  said City of Enderby from time to  time to repurchase any of the said debentures- at such price or prices as  may be mutually agreed upon between the said City and the holder or  holders of the said debentures ; and  all debentures so repurchased shall be  forthwith cancelled, and no re-issue  of any debenture or debentures shall  be made in consequence of such repurchase ;  9. That this By-law shall, before  the final passage thereof, receive the  assent of the electors of the said City  of Enderby,  in   the manner provided  for- by the   Municipal Act, 1906, and  amending Acts ;  10. That this By-law shall come  into force and take effect on the lst  day of June, 1912;  11. That this By-law may be cited  for all purposes as "The City of Enderby Drainage Loan iiy-law, 1912."  TAKE NOTICE that the above is a  true copy , of the proposed By-law  upon which the vote of the Municipality will be taken, at the City Hall,  Enderby, on Tuesday, the 7th day of  May, 1912, between the hours of 9 a.  m. ancl 7 p.m. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������,���������������������������  GRAHAM ROSOMAN  City Clerk.  Dated at the   City   Hall, Enderby,  B. C.*, April 18th, 1912.  LAND  REGISTRY ACT  Re.  Lots 1*8 ancl 19,    Block  8,    Map  211 A, City .of Enderby.  WHEREAS proof of loss of Certificate of Title No. 13383A of the above  named property, issued in the name  of Andrew Amos Faulkner, has been  filed at this office.  Notice is hereby given that I shall  at the expiration of one month from  the date-of first application hereof,  issue a duplicate of said Certificate  of Title unless 'in the meantime valid  objection be made to me in writing  W. H. EDMONDS,  District Registra  Dated this 23rd day of April, 1912,  Land Registry Office, Kamlocps, B.C.  JUST MARRED A LITTLE BIT  Sandy was an elder in the church,  and a truly pious man. He had an  eye for beauty ancl a love for it, but  he married Tina because he knew sho  would make him an  -xcellent wife.  "I suppose Tina is a handsome  lass ?" said Sandy's cousin, who met  him in Glasgow not long after the  marriage, and had never seen the  bride. "I ken ye've glide taste,  Sandy,"  "A weel," said the bridegroom cautiously, "she's the Lord's handiwork,  Tammas.) I'm no prepared to say she  is His masterpiece."  SUTTON'S SEEDS FOR 1912  Flower, vegetable "and farm seeds-  imported in the original scaled packets from Sutton & Sons, the King's  Seedsmen, Reading, England. Send  for catalogue. ������������������  A. J. WOODWARD, Sole Agent  512 Granville St., Vancouver  CITY. OF ENDERBY  Voting on Proposed By-law  FIRST TIME OFFERED FOR SALE  IN THIS COUNTRY  Machela, Nature's Scalp Tonic, removes dandruff and prevents falling  of the hair. Has a record for growing hair���������������������������-95 cases out of 100. Each  package contains a .nacket of Machela Dry Shampoo Powder. Price  for complete home treatment, $1.00.  Sold and guaranteed by A. Reeves.  Choice   Bluestem   rtced   Wheat and  Seed Oats for sale.   Place your order  NOW as we have only a limited "quantity on hand.   The   Columbia Flour  ing Mills Co.,* Ltd.  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  to the Ratepayers, of the Municipality  of the City of Enderby that I require  the presence of the said-Ratepayers  at the City- Hall, Enderby, on  TUESDAY, the 7th -.lay of May, 1912,  between the hours of 9, a.m. and 7 p.  m.', for the' purpose of voting, by  ballot^ either to confirm or to negative a- certain   "proposed    By-law, to  wit:  A By-law   for    raising the sum of  $6,000.00   to   'provide   for the, construction   of   drains in the City of  Enderby.  Any person, male or female, being  a British subject' and the assessed  owner of land or real property within the Municipality, is entitled to  vote on such proposed By-law.  Given under my hand at the City  Hall, Enderby, this 18th day of April  1912.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  Returning Officer.  OVER 65 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  iATENTS  Trade Marks  Designs  . w.. 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Melanie[16612](14685)  i Nina [16613] (8673)  ; Nance, [4700] (573)  , Lily ���������������������������- "    ���������������������������  SIRE  Marcellus [4683] (11110)  Lord Stewart [5976] (10084)  -Macgregor [4486] (1487)  Farmer (3056    286)     .  Garibaldi (318)  Bred by James'McGaw, Stranraer, Scotland  Will travel .nd stand for service as follows: - Leave stable Monday morninsr,  arrive Endcrby noon:  Armatroiitr at 2 p.m.; Stepney Ranch at nip-lit.       ferms-120 for tht season.  A,m fc        P Property of STEPNEY   RANCH, Enderby  Nurserv stock   is  known  to  be par-'sai(*t City, by   way of tbe debentures  ticularlVjiard janJajTd, so  much so  hereinafter    mentioned,   _ji   sum    of I  that   nurserymen   seldom   grow   two raoney   not   exceeding   in  the whrole-j  in succession! tlie sum 0f $6,000.00, and to cause  such sum of money so raised and received to be paid    into the hands of  nurserymen  crops of nursery stocl  on the same area.  "Potatoes may be mentioned as a cetvecl t0 t)e paui _UL(J UiiC _.*,_.._, u.  crop well adapted to grow in young the Treasurer 0f the said City for the  orchards. U is a staple commodity rcs an(1 witll the objects hercin-  and is often shipped across the con- ])cforo reciteci .  tinent, but in order to do this the ,, ThaL -t ghall be iaWful for the  community must produce a sufli-*ga."j RTayor to cause any number of  cicnt (niantity to ship in carload lots. I (lenent,nres to be made for the sum  If early potatoes are grown a cover, of nQt less tnan $500.00 each, bearing  "interest" at the" rate of-six per centum  per annum, not exceeding in the  whole the sum of $0,000.00 ; and all  such  debentures shall be sealed with  '/ytm^  *$,*  Don't let repairs  eat up your profits  Komotimos.  after   tho  -crop-of rye or wheat, or  clover, may be planted  potatoes are harvested. Potatoes  thrive best on the light or medium  soils but occasionally heavier soils  are found that are adapted to tho  fro p. Potatoes require the cultivation of ihe soil in the spring and  early part of the summer, and consequently are among the best to  grow in the orchard.  "Early corn, onions, carrots, beets,  etc., arc good crops to grow as intercrops in the young orchard, because  thev all renuire good cultivation and  generally tempt the manager to liberal fertilizing.  "Tn fruit districts where canning  factories are being built, such crops  as tomatoes, corn, and beans may be  grown, as it is often difficult for the  factories to get a sufficient supply  these crops.  "When clovers or vetches are  grown it is well to leave a good wide  strip on each side of the trees for  cultivation, especially where irrigation is not available, so that the  trees will not. suffer from lack of  moisture. One crop can then be  taken off, and the second crop allowed to grow to plow under next  spring. This supplies nitrogen and  adds humus to the soil. Small fruits  are often grown as inter-crops and  sometimes with very good results.  Bush  fruits should never be planted  of   the   City   nf Enderby,  the   Mayor,  and  counter-  Treasurer of the said  said  debentures shall  1st day of June, 1912,  the   row   ofj<llle  needs  extra ���������������������������    6.  the  Seal  signed  by  signed by thc  City ;  3.   That  the  bear date thc  and shall be made payable in twenty  years from the .late hereinafter  mentioned for this By-law to take  effect, at the Bank of Montreal in the  City of Enderby ;  ���������������������������1.   That the   said  debentures  shall  have coupons   attached for the payment  of  interest  at  the  rate  of  six  per centum per annum on account of  of   said    debentures,    and    such interest  shall be payable   half-yearly,  on the  lst day   of   June    and   the   lst day  of   December    in     each    and    every  year,    and   the   signatures   to    such  'coupons     may    be   either     written,  stamped, printed or lithographed -,  5. That a rate on the dollar shall  be levied and raised annually on all  the rateable property in the said  City, in addition to all other rates,  sufficient to pay interest on thc debt  hereby created during the currency of  the said debentures, and to provide  for the payment   of   such debt when  within   nine   feet.   I'rom  trees    and   the   ground   ..^----   - -,      . ,  good cultivation."  There is always a'levied and raised annually by a rate  That the sum of ?3G0.00 shall be  Whether they represent actual cash outlay, or  only the time of yourself and your help, repairs  are waste just the same. When you make an  improvement���������������������������no matter how small its cost may  be���������������������������let it be permanent. Then it is a real investment, something on" av Inch "you can realize" in cash should'you"decide" to"  sell your property; and something that will pay you constant  dividends in convenience, sightliness and comfort as long.aa  the farm remains your own.  Concrete Improvements Are Permanent  They last as long as thc very hills themselves. They do not  require experts to build them. Their first cost, in most cases,  is no more than for inferior materials.  Aren't you interested in the subject of permanent, modern  farm improvements'?  Then write for the book that describes hundreds.of them���������������������������  "WHAT THE FARMER CAN DO WITH CONCRETE"  i* i,���������������������������if _, Cataloaue Every one of Its 160 handsorrwsly Illustrated pages Is Interest-  Inn LdMnstructlve9 Thev-tell how to mix concrete, how to place it, what can be done  withMt.    The book ws printed to sell for 50 cents, but we have a copy for you, free.  .*-#*.���������������������������<;���������������������������'  Send  IeYourBo<  Your   name - and    address  on  a postal will bring this book  TO YOU ABSOLUTELY FREE  Mail the postcard to-day.      The book will come to you by  return mail.      Addreo  CANADA CEMENT CO., Ltd.  NATIONAL BANK BUILDING  MONTREAL, P.Q. .^LSIVMC ^V.i r-������������������ *:*������������������������������������������������������, -  lXl  11 ****>  ������������������*  1 p /  ������������������  pH    >.  'I  9?  'I  Li'.1'  I'  H���������������������������  ^  IVA  K  V  V  ��������������������������� >  1,4  .     /  \Y 1  B-  ���������������������������i   -���������������������������  5  I  ty  If  SI  ft;  I'"'   7'  r  a:--  17  ft'  i  i?  Thursday, May 2, 1912  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Mum^amit  EIGHT DAYS MORE  of these Bargain Prices  Are you doing- as hundreds of others are���������������������������taking advantage  t J "  of this exceptional opportunity of supplying your wants  at less than first cost? Read this story: IT MEANS  DOLLARS FOR YOU:  ADAMS STANDARD WAGON  A synonym for thoroughly seasoned timber, skilled workmanship and neat finish  Cockshutt Y 12-in Plows, regular'price, $23.00, SALE PRICE  Cockshutt.Y 8:in. Plows, regular price, $19.25. SALE-PRICE  Hillside Plows, regular price, $18.50."    SALE PRICE' :   - Adams' Heavy 4-in Tire Wagons; reg.price'i$115.00;  SALE".   'Adams'-Single Horse Wagons, reg. price, $94.00; SALE Price-..,  Democrat Wagons, regular, $115.00; SALE PRICE . ���������������������������...'.   Buggies, regular, $110.00;  SALE PRICE    Screen Doors, reg. price; $2.40; SALE.PRICE   ,= y-i- y ��������������������������� V.-THE.-WAGON THAT LASTS ; -;__- ---'���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������  ' The Boxes are-constructed of thelb'es't southern box boards,; iron banded and  securely braced; extra heavy" bottoms reinforced over the bolsters.--Heavier than"  any other bottoms made. _ Other special features are. ri yetted wheels," patent "end  gate and", patent truss skeins that add double'the carrying capacity without additional weight.. Made in all sizes and handled by the    ,"���������������������������.--'.', .t,       \ -    " ,,n  COGKSHUn PLOW COMPANY, LTD.  Also a complete line of lorries, heavy teaming gears, dump carts/stock racks and  low wheel trucks. Catalogue and descriptive matter oa application. Get full particulars from '.���������������������������.'" -   " --  '���������������������������SI-?3?.;  14.50  : 4.0b  87*95  71.50  ���������������������������9I.06  82-������������������������������������  $1*75   ,1.25.  45c  25c  17.so  12-oo  14c  650  .25  . Screen Doors, reg. price, 11.75; SSUE PEICET  Screen Windows, reg. price 65c; SALE PRICE .,  Screen Windows, reg. price, 40c; SALE PRICE,  Trunks  and  Valises  of all  kinds  at  30 per ct.  off  Tinware  ^arid^  Granite  ware,  30 per ct.  off  20perct.  off  Harness  and  Accessories  of all  kinds  Sharpies Tubular Cream Separators;reg. price, $75.00; SALE ....  Sharpies Tubular Cream  Separators, reg. price,'.$55.00;-SALE'  Sewing-,Machines, regular price,  $27.00; SALE PRICE-.' ....  Ideal Woven Wire' Fen-:e, reg. .price, 42c; SALE PRICE, per rod  Ideal Woven Wire Fence, reg. 62c; SALE PRICE, per rod .........  Ideal Woven Wire Fence;-reg. price, 94c; SALE PRICE per rod^ -  Cyclone Lawn Fence; reg. price, 16c;   SALE PRICE per foot-...  Cyclone Lawn Fence, reg. price, 16c SALE PRICE, per foot '"..:,*'  55������������������o  40-00  19,50  32jc  45c  65c  ; 14c  U_c  White Enameled-Sinks, :eg. price, $4,25; SALE PRICE ;:....:.  McClary's Famous Steel-Ranges, reg.' $51.00; SALE PRICE  New Century Motor Washing Machines; reg. price, $22.00; SALE  Eureka Sanitary Crock Barrell Churns, reg. price, $16.90; SALE   Multiped,Garden Hose, reg. price, 20c; SALE PRICE, per foot 1  King Garden Hose, in 50.ft. lengths; reg. price, 7.50; SALE    Eureka Potato Planters, reg. price, $1.75; SALE PRICE  ,  Eureka Corn Planters, reg. price, $2.00; SALE PRICE    Wash Tubs, reg. price, $1.25; SALE PRICE    Axes, reg. price, $1.75; SALE PRICE   Axes, reg. price, $1.50;    SALE PRICE    7  Axes, reg. price, $1.25; SALE PRICE '.   Brush Ho,oks, regular price, $1.50; SALE PRICE   Garden Hose, reg. price, 45c ioobj SALE PRICE,    Cleveland Bicycles, reg. Price, $55.00; SALE PRICE,  Cleveland Bicycles, reg. price, $65.00; SALE PRICE .  Standard Bicycle, reg. price,, $45.00; .SALE PRICE,  .50  90c  J.25  J.10  90c  J.10  25c  45.00  5500  3500  ���������������������������Shelf-  Hardware,  Wire Cable  Blocks,   Etc.  25 per cent  off  ��������������������������� Bicycle  Supplies  of all kinds  at 25 per cent  off  Simonds* and Prince," Rupert-Sawsj" reg.-price, $1.00; SALEfper ft) oUC"  7 1   3.OO  $40������������������^  McClary's Famous Steel Ranges, reg. price, $58.00; SALE ..." ��������������������������� 4fc /  McClary's Famous Kootenay Ranges, reg. $68.00; SALE PRICE .  McClary's "Famous Steel Ranges," reg. price, $61.00; SALE ......"...'.  Steel Ranges, reg. price, $22.00; SALE PRICE  '...::..;.:.'..." :.. '  Stee'rRanges, reg. price. $19.00; SALE PRICE_ :.J..../..:Z..li  Steel Ranges,'reg. price, $37.00; SALE PRICE '. .......  Boys' -Wagons, regular price, $4.00; SALE PRICE  .-...: j  JHpraejPultivators, regular price,$12.50; SALE PRICE    55������������������������������������:  49:00  J4.00  3:00  Blacksmith's Forges, regular price, $13.00; SALE PRICE .,  Blacksmith's Drills, reg/ price, $20.00; SALE PRICE    * 1 _  Planet Junior Cultivators, reg. price, $8.00; SALE PRICE  Planet Junior Cultivators, reg. price, $7.25; SALE PRICE  9.50  15.oo  5.50  5.00  Sherwin-  Williams  Paints  at   $2.40  per Gallon  Floor Paint  Varnish  Buggy and  Wagon Paint  20 p.c. off  19 different buggies to choose from-all  the latest and best-to be sold at  LESS THAN COST  Frost-Wood Mowers, reg. price $71.00; SALE PRICE   $53.50  Frost-Wood Rakes, /eg. price, $42.00;   SALE PRICE   31.50  Disc Harrows, reg. price, $10.25; SALE PRICE  ! ."  31.50  Diamond Harrows, reg. price, $10.25;   SALE PRICE   8.00  Paroid Roofing, reg. price, $3.75; SALE PRICE,  (100 sq. ft  2.75'  Seed Drills, reg. price $13.25; SALE PRICE   9.00  Lawn Chairs, reg. price $2.00;  SALE PRICE  1.40  Lawn Chairs, reg. $2.35; SALE PRICE  1.75  Bissell's Carpet Sweepers, reg. price, $4.00; SALE PRICE   3.00  Lawn Mowers, reg. price, $8.50; SALE PRICE  6.50  Lawn Mowers, reg. price, $9.50; SALE PRICE   7.50  Lawn Mowers, reg. price, $9.00; SALE PRICE  " 6.75  Every Article in this #25,000.00 stock ii on sale at Bargain Prices.      Come early and secure the goods you want.    The prices will  be the same on the first day as on the last.  Fulton Hardware Company, Limited  Enderby,  B. C.  I-,  '-.-/..���������������������������  * --t.\z'Z:  - ri-jtZrf ���������������������������������������������;'  7 iV-v,**-";,  ?yj'm  . J-.���������������������������J   i".Zuf  Z77.-77  ~< Jy.':'//;}  -ii,  0- r>-:!.-i.������������������nta ...'I.-.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������-.-  ENDKRIiV   PRESS  A'\rD  WALKER'S WEEKLY  DOES YOUR BACK ACHE?  IF YOU  HAVE BLADDER OR URINARY   TROUBLES   AND    WEAKNESS   OF   THE   KIDNEYS-  READ BELOW  Your back aches and fairly .groans  with, the distress of kidney trouble.  You're discouraged, but you mustn't  give up.*���������������������������..". The battle can be ciuickly  won when Dr. Hamilton's Pills get lo  work. These kidney specialists I.riris  new health and vitality to young and  old alike. Even one box proves their  marvelous power.,. Continue this great  healer, and your 'kidneys will become  as strong, as vigorous, as able to  work as  new ones.  Remember this: Dr. Hamilton's Pills  are purely vegetable; ihey do cure  liver, bladder and kidney trouble. They  will cure you, or your money back.  Mrs. ~\V. U. Rossi ter, wife of a well-  known merchant in Kensington, writes  as  follows: ���������������������������  "Ten yoars ago my kidney trouble  started, I suffered dreadful pains in  my spine and around my waist, my  back feeling as if hot irons were running tf.rough. I. couldn't sleep, had  no appetuo, was pale, thin and very  nervous. Cruel headaches, and despondency added to iny burdsn. Not  until I had used Dr. Hamilton's Pills  did I get any relief. They proved capital and helped me immediately. Eight  boxes mads me well, and now I clo my  own housework, feel and look the picture-'of health."  Your complete restoration to health  is certain wilh Dr. Hamilton's Pills of  Mandrake and Butternut. Refuse substitutes.- 25c. per box, _ or five boxes  for ������������������1.00. at all dealers or the Catarrhozone Co.,  Kingston,  Ont.    .  HEALTH BY-* HAMMERING  -A doctor,-or-a healer, in Paris has a  hammer for curing rheumatism, and  seems to be making a fortune with it.  The rush of patients to get hammered  by him is stupendous. The house in  which he has his consulting flat is  .completely blocked, and the queue  often stretches downstairs "right out  into the -street. The blind, the lame,  and the halt, children in arms, invalids  on' stretchers, the aged and infirm  walking wilh crutches, fill the house  all day.' All come to have thgir "rheumatics" hammered out of them. The  "doctor taps the ailing part gently with  his instrument.  "Jones and hi.s wife haven't a taste  In   common."  "Oh, 1 don't know; they're both fond  of tho same book."  "Then I'll bet it's a pocketbook.'  "One    o'   de   mus'    curiosest    things  about a fool," said  Uncle ISben, * is de  way   he'll   holler  and  git   mad   if   you  don't let him show off his misfortune."  -   *    *    *  "Why, man, you have no sense of  humor. "When 1 lirsl heard thai jolu-  1 laughed till my sides ached."  "So   did   1."  _. ..  * .. *    *.  Maude: I've something to tell you.  I'm  engaged   to Jack.  liihel: 1 am not surprised. Jf'.ck  never could  say  "No."  * *    *  Mr. Bullion: Can't, you wait a >ear  before you   marry  my  daughter?  Prospective son-in-law: I'll consult  with my creditors, sir.  * ������������������    *  Wife: That Mrs. Gabblefgh Is such  a talker. 1 couldn't get a word in  edgewise.  Hub: You must have allowed her to  get  the first start.  * *    ������������������  Doctor: 1 allowed you only one drink  a day.   Are you following my advice?  Gayboy: Yes, and the advice of live  other doctors who each allowed me the  same.  * *    *  Post: Thinks he's the whole thing,  does he?  Parker: Well, I'd hardly go as far  as lhat, but he certainly considers himself a quorum.  * ������������������    ������������������  "You will be the victim of a fatal  accident."  "Good gracious!"  "Calm yourself. It won't happen till  the end of your life."  * *    *  Wife: Look, I bought this fur coat  to-day. They tell me we are going to  have very cold  weather soon.  Husband:   Who  told  you so?  Wife:   The  furrier.  * *    *  Passerby '(to stout party that has  fallen): Too bad, sir.! Was it a piece  of ice you slipped on?  Stout Party: No. ycu fool! It was a  sheet of sandpaper.  * *    *  Festive Individual: Is thish inquiry  oifisch?  Clerk:   Yes, sir.  Festive Individual: Well, ish my hat  on straight?  * *    *  '  "I"was going to give Jones a little  friendly  advice- this  morning."  "And didn't you?"  "No; he started to tell me how to  'run my affairs, and that's something 1  tolerate from no man."  " Robbed: I do pray to you to give  me my things back. My wife will kill  me if I go home without them.  Robber: Sorry, I'm married myself,  but what do you suppose my wife will  do if I go home without anything?  * *    *.  Sergeant: Why do you think this do?  was stolen  from  a lady?  Policeman: Because as I walkpd  down the street wilh it, it stopped in  front of all the department store windows.  * *    ������������������  The First Burglar (contemplating  Father's invention): Wot abaht thc  bloomin'   burglar  alarm?  The Second Burglar: May as well  put it in the bag; we can get somethin" for the bells, p'raps.  "J wonder if your sister" realizes,  Johnny, that during the last three  months 1 have spent many dollars in  sweets on her?" ������������������  "I'm sure she does, Mr. Sweetly:  that's._why_sh_els_._not_l_etting_ on  she's  A GOOD CORN SHELLER  Roots out any kind of a corn, hard,  soft or hlei-ding; cures it without pain,  nets at night while you sleep���������������������������its name  is Puinain's Painless Corn Extractor,  the only painless remedy that acts in  twenty-four hours. Putnam's Painless  Corn and Wart Extractor is sure and  safe,   price   2".   cents.  The Wretchedness  of Constipation  Can quickly be overcome by  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  Purely vegetabli  ���������������������������act ture!;  gently on tl  met.   Cur  Biliouineu,  Headache,  Dizzi.  and Indigestion.    They di their duty.  Sm*n Pill, Small Data,  Small Price  Genuine mut bear Signature  fMMV  engaged to Mr. Bigger."  Corporal (to soldier reporting sick):  What's the matter wilh you?  Tommy:  Pain  in my abdomen.  Corporal: Abdomen! Abdomen, indeed! You don't 'ave no abdomen;  you 'ave a stomick. It's only officers  what 'as abdomens.  Is this an artist? Yes, that is what  he., calls, himself.    j  Is his studio beautiful?   It is.  Where did he get the money with  which lo buy beautiful things? From  a rich uncle who died.  Does the artist hold lovely afternoon  receptions?    He does,  What i.s he painting?    A picture.  How long has he been painting the  picture?   About  seven   years.  Will he ever finish  it?   NO!  *    *    *  "Fifty dollars!" cried Batkins, .ifter  the judge had named the fine. "Why.  Judge, that's an outrage. I admit 1  was going too fast, but fifty dollars -'  "Them's the riggers," said the judge,  coldly.  "All right, I'll pay," said Batkins.  "but I'll tell you right now I'll neve:  come through this town again."  "That so?" said the judge. "W.-i-al.  by Gorry, I'm sorry. Ye've b������������������?f>n ������������������  mighty good customer. "Bill," he added, turning to the sheriff, "hang crop**.-  on the court-haousc, will ye? Thif  here gentleman's about to pass on forever."  So popular is Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup as a medicine Mn the  treatment of colds and coughs or ailments of the throat, due to exposure,  to draughts, or sudden changes of temperature, that druggists and all dealers  in patent medicines keep supplies on  hand to meet the demand. It is pleasant to take, and the use of it guarantees freedom from throat and lung diseases.  A .NOV������������������L-"CATARRH -REMEDY  CURES WITHOUT DUIGS  THE HEALING VAPOR OF CATARRHOZONE LOOSENS THE COUGH,  STOPS ALL DISCHARGES, PREVENTS   SNEEZING.  The real danger of Catarrh lies in  putting off treatment. You may have  catarrh yourself, but you may not  know it. Before the disease spreads  from your nose to lhe stomach, lungs,  or bronchial tubes, root it out���������������������������cure  it with "Catarrhozone." ^ Look over  the following symptoms���������������������������then examine yourself:  Bad   Breath Stuffy  Nostrils  Frequent Sneezing Ears  Buzzing  Watery Eyes Hacking  Cough  Bad  Taste Droppings  Raising  Phlegm       Difficult   Breathing  Don't continue to burden your system for another day with the germs  of such a filthy, loathsome disease as  Catarrh. Get Catarrhozone to-day-  inhale its soothing vapor, fill youi  breathing organs with its balsamic  essences, and all trace of Catarrh will  forever depart. Read what Elwood S.  Lee, of Sydenham, Ont., says of his  cure   wilh   Catarrhozone:  "I was a chronic sufferer from continuous colds in the throat and nose,  and for many years have constantly  had Catarrh. I was recommended to  try Catarrhozone, and find "that by  using the Inhaler on the first touch  of a cold or la grippe J am able to  stay it in a few hours. I have been  able to breathe through my nose freely since using Catarrhozone; in Jact,  I am completely cured. (Signed: ELWOOD S. LEE.)"  Once you try Catarrhozone you'll  realize how indispensable it is���������������������������the  large dollar size contains an indestructible hard rubber inhaler and sufficient  medication to last two months. Beware of the substitutor and imitators  of, Catarrhozone���������������������������use the genuine and  you'll get cured. By mail from the  Catarrhozone Company, Buffalo, N.Y.,  and Kingston, Ont.  The attorney for thedefence arose to  address the jury.  "Gentlemen," he said, "in all this  testimony lo which you have listened  so patiently there is not one "  Then he paused, and the jurors  braced themselves. They knew what  was coming. Or they thought they  knew. e  The attorney for the defence resumed:  "There is not one particle of evidence against my client!"  Then thc jurors breathed more freely' and looked at one another wilh a  glad smile.  He had not said "scintilla."  the mistake of: breeding to defective  stallions, but far more are guilty ot  the fault of breeding too few mares,  and these often of a very faulty type.  Why is this so? Mainly because they  feel that the risk of keeping the mares  for which a high price has been offered is too great. "She might die,"  is the common comment, "and see what  I would lose." If kept, there are fifty  chances to one that she will live, if  she is healthy and well cared for.  This being so, wherein is the gain from  selling? A brood mare in foal and a  good breeder is a developed gold mine  to a farm. The young filly which  gives promise of becoming a satisfactory breeder is an exploited mine of  wealth which it will pay the owner to  develop. Do not sell the good fillies,  and be equally tardy about breeding  the undesirable mares.  *    *    ������������������  If you have never tried feeding a  few roots to thc idle horses, do so  now. A good turnip, mangel or a  few carrots will be greatly relished.  There is nothing like a variety of  foods to keep the horse's appetite keen,  and there is nothing like a good appetite to aid in keeping the animal  in condition. It is difficult to fatten  a horse that will not eat.  Remember that horses which are being highly fed and fitted for sale are  more susceptible to thrush than those  on a more scanty diet. It is necessary to take greater precaution in  keeping the animals' feet clean and  dry.  'In exercising the horses during the  winter months, it must be remembered  that an amount sufficient for one animal will not always be the correct  amount for another. Study the animal's needs in this matter as you do  their feed requirements.  According to the Oregon Experiment'  Station, a horse which receives, a larger quantity of hay that he needs cannot do as much work as one receiving  just the required amount, because an  over-distended stomach imposes greater work' upon the respiratory system,  and  indigestion  in  some of its  many  Count less-have been the cures worked by Holloway's Corn Cure. It has  a power of its own not found in other  preparations.  Cured in Beamsville, Out.  "After a long experience with different pain remedies, 1 am convinced that  none are equal to Nerviline. I was  taken with av cold': in my chest, which  later developed inlo a sort of chronic  bronchitis. Every time I coughed it  seemed to rack and tear my whole  chest. I was also subject to a great  stiffness in my joints, especially about  the knees and shoulders, and experienced much pain in my muscles. To  cure my chest troubles I first rubbed  on 'Nerviline' copiously ^.ir two days,  and then put a Nerviline Porous Plaster  over the sore region. 1 got quick relief. Rubbing the sore muscles and  aching joints with Nerviline did mora  than all other treatments combined.  By the aid of Nerviline and those wonderful Nerviline Porous Plasters almost any ache.and certainly any kind  of inflammatory cold can be cured.  (Signed)  "Mrs. W. J. Sharpe.  "Beamsville."  All   druggists   sell   Nerviline   in   25c  and r>0c bottles.     Get it today.  forms is also likely to follow. Fifteen pounds is given as a better feed  for a 1,000-pound horse than twenty  pounds, and it is said that a horse  of this weight fed five pounds in the  morning and ten pounds at night, -will  be able to do more work than one  which has a manger of hay before him  at all times. For a fifteen to eighteen hundred-pound horse, twenty  pounds of hay is given as enough  roughage, and the remainder of the  ration-should be grain.  Gillet���������������������������"Randolph is furious every  time he hears of a man running oft  with another man's wife,"  perry���������������������������"Yes, it makes him wild because no one elopes with his."  Sores Heal Quickly.���������������������������Have you a  persistent sore that refuses to heal?  Then try Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil.in  the dressing, it will stop sloughing,  carry away the proud flesh, "draw out  the pus and prepare a clean way for  thc new skin. It is the recognized  healer among oils and myriads of people can certify that it healed whero  othor   oils   failed" utterly.. t  Whenever you feel a headache coming on take  NA-DRU-CO Headache Wafers  They stop headaches promptly and surely. Do not contain  opium.' morphine, plicnacctin, acctanilid or other dangerous  drugs.   25c. a box at your Druggist's. 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S.������������������  Horse-breeders are, as years go by,  putting forth extra efforts to improve  the class of horses in the country.     No  amount of money, is spared in the purchasing of good sires, and considerable  is  also  spent  in  bringing  good  fillies j  into the country, but it is quite nolice-  ible in most show-rings, as well as in  travelling throughout the country, that-  the stallions are of a higher order than  the    fillies;    that    is.    proportionately,  there are more "top-notchers" amongst  the  males   than  amongst   the  females  in our heavy-horse breeds.   True, there  is  an   improvement   noticeable   in   the,  quality of some of the best Allies ex-',  hibited, but many are somewhat plain.  It is not so apparent, perhaps, in the  ^lrow*^ihg~rs~ on^the^  come and offer a seemingly large price  for the good young filly, and, after hesitating a short  time,  she  is  sold,  and  a    few    nondescript    cross-breds    or  "scrubs"   kepi  for  breeding   purposes,  and the owner wonders why he doesn't get a prizewinning colt from mating this class of mare with the champion stallion of our largest shows. The  stallion will do his part, but he is not  the   only- Influence .exerted .upon .the  colt.      The maternal  influence  cannot  but be great, and it matters not  how  prepotent  tho  sire  is   in   transmitting  his desirable quality and conformation  to his offspring, eleven months sp-ml in  the foetal stage, together with all  thc  inherent qualities of the dam's ancestors   passed   down   through   the  ovum  to   the   foal,   must   have   their   effect,  and a very noticeable effect  it i.s.     It  is just about as impossible to get the  best colt from a good sire and a poor  dam  as  it  is  to  get a  good   machine  from an expert mechanic and defective  material.  To attain lhe highest possible level  in our horse-breeding, the fillies which  are being raised for breeding purposes  must receive the attention they merit.  Select the mares as scrupulously as  stallions are selected in thc districts  where the best of our drafters are  bred, and see how quickly an improvement will be noticed. The remedy is  in the hands of the farmers and horse-  breeders. The time is approaching  when buyers will be scouring the country for horses. They will offer good  prices, but turn a deaf ear when they  insist upon purchasing your brood  mares or  good  fillies.  Keep them. They are valuable in  your horse business.     Too many make  Sfif/WsGwv  -ctadc rnnpuc HKALSTHE LUNGS  STOPS COUGHS price, as etuis  WHEAT, BARLEY  OATS, FLAX  Owing to so much unfavorable weather, many farmers over Western  Canada have gathered at least part of their crop touched by frost or  otherwise water damaged. However, through the large shortage in  corn, oats, barley, fodder, potatoes and vegetables, by the unusual heat -  and drought of last summer in the United Slates, Eastern Canada and  Western Europe, there is going to be a steady demand at good prices  for all the grain Western Canada has raised, no matter what ils quality,,  be.=  =H=ma-y  So much variety in quality makes it Imposs'Me for those l������������������;������������������s experienced to judge the full value that should lie obtained for suvti uram.  .,i>'- uiini mure in iu-������������������*<1 of tlie st'i'viri'S of liie  experienced and reliable grain commission mnn to act for him. in the  looking  after   selling   of   his   grain,   than lu- iloi-s thi ssi-ason.  Farmers, you will therefore do well for yourselves not to aei-ppt  street or track prices, but to ship your grain by carload direct to Fort  William or Port Arthur, to be handled by us in a way that will get  for you all there is in. it. We make liberal advances when desired, on  receipt of shipping bills for cars shipped. We never buy your grain on  our own account, J.) in act as your agents in selling it to the best advantage for your account, "and we "do so on a fixed commission of'lc. per~"  bushel.  We have made a specialty of (his work Tor many years, and are  well known over Western Canada for our experience in the grain trade,  reliability, careful intention to our customers' Interests, and promptness  in makng settlements.  ��������������������������� We Invite farmers who have not yet employed tis to write to us for  shipping instructions and market information, ami in regard to our  standing in the Winnipeg Grain Trade, mid our llnmieliil position, we  beg to refer you to the Union Hank of Canada, arid any of Ils branches,  also   to   the   commercial   agencies   of  liradslreets and it. G. Dun A Co.  THOMPSON SONS & CO.  GRAIN COMMISSION MERCHANTS  703 Y Grain Exchange Winnipeg  y \  v  t (  )  &������������������  *.^*b  l  -1  u  WALL  PLASTER  -Plaster' Board takes the place ofLath,and is fireproof  The "Empire"'brands of Wood fiber and Ilardwall  Plaster for good construct ion  SHALL  WE   SEND   YOU  PLASTER  LITERATURE  The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Ltd.  WINNIPEG, MAN,  130  I 9 W  fl  I  I-'  II'  It  I  K.YDRttBY  PRESS  AND  AVALKKR'S   WKKKLY  Back to The Soil  (.By Margaret Burrous Martin)  |-< _  Li:  ,&v  Stephen Randall swung on to the last  platform of the train as if he were  twenty instead of more than twice that  happy age. Fellow-travellers on the  "Polly ti"���������������������������the same crowd, more or  less, lhat usually rode to the Loop with  him���������������������������noted his radiant face in surprise.  "What's struck Randall?" asked one  of thc younger men. "Looks like he  was just ready to pass the cigars and  tell us, 'lie weighs ten pounds.' Y  never saw him look so chipper."  , "I guess Randall likes this weather."  another daily sufferer on the Metropolitan Elevated answered idly. "He still  counts himself from the country."  lt was spring. Everywhere life was  wakening. Some of the suburbanites  at one .end of the car were comparing  notes,-on shrub and seed orders. But  the really warm days, wilh their depressing lassitude, were yet to come.  Spring hats and furs still alternated in  favor with the women shoppers.  One of these shoppers occupied a seat  with the unusually cheerful-looking Mr.  Stephen Randall. "Oh, Mr. Randall,*'  she gushed, "isn't this a delicious morning? And I'm going to spend it down  at your place. I want to get the first  chance at that sale on the fourth floor.  . '. . You don't know anything  about it? Oh, really now! . . . Oh.  you are going on a vacation tomorrow?  Dear me!    I supposed everybody took  vacations in July or August   No, 1 suppose they couldn't all get off at  once. Mr. Mulligan!"���������������������������this to a man  across the aisle���������������������������"did you know Mr.  Randall is going off on a vacation tomorrow?     In Lent, too."  With an inquiring glance at Stephen  Randall, Mr. Mulligan, thus appealed  to, folded his paper as they entered  the Loop district and stood in the  aisle close to his vivacious questioner.  ' "So,   Randall,   you've   made   it,   eh?  - Grabbed'both fists full when the grabbing was good and now it's you for a  nice little corner of your own to enjoy it. Well, well! I'm glad for,you,  mighty glad; that's what we are all  trying to do���������������������������some of us not succeed-  ' ing very well; but we're all trying to  get, get, and then 'git.*  "Back to the soil for you, eh? " "Well,  I'll have to keep grubbing along here.  After all, it's not such a bad old burg.  It's  all   that"���������������������������with   a  sweep   of   the  hand .toward-the    crowded-  buildings  bordering- the   "L"   line���������������������������"and   this"������������������������������������������������������  f with'a whimsical dab,at the soot on  '"'his  nose���������������������������"that  fills  the "fist of those  ��������������������������� 'that arc lucky." -  f;r������������������;Stephen7-Randall^ stepped .-"from; the  ^car platform-with lessened -buoyancy.  "-.Perhaps "the' feather"of his  seatmate,  , threatening his'eyes, .was responsible,'  perhaps the usual" crowd, perhaps the  , thoughts Mr. Mulligan had arouse~d.   . -  - "Alf" of that���������������������������and this���������������������������that fills,, the  fists." ;     \ ���������������������������    ' -  Well.-.he had filled" his honestly���������������������������  shrewdly, perhaps, but honestly, little  by'little; and now he' was- off~for a  quiet corner. ** How Bertha would enjoy it all! 7  Away from Chicago for-  - ever! Sixteen years now she had stood  it with him���������������������������merrily at first, especially  while  the' hope "of  Stephen,  Jr., ' was  ', ever ahead of them; then,.when it was  known that hope was never to be realized, she had still lived patiently the  apartment life that her village-bred  heart rebelled against.  Doggedly they had set the goal:  When they had saved enough they  -would" leave it all. ��������������������������� The noise,' the  crowds, the hurry, the dirt, the misery,  the* poverty lhat thrust itself before  one's aching eyes, the vanity, the competition, thc vice, all, all of it would  be a faded memory and they would  find   a   little   house   and   big  rounds,  p==with=the=sca=near-enough=to-smellrithe  mountains near enough to see.  And now, thank God! the goal was  ln sight. How her eyes had sparkled  an they looked into his when he kissed  her good-lly at the inner vestibule door.  "The very- last time," she had laughed. "The very last time you will go  to town in a rush for the nasty old  If  ft  T  W  I  w  r  ii  ���������������������������I  QUEBEC FARMER  TELLS GOOD NEWS  FOUND     COMPLETE     CURE     FOR  'CRAMPS  AND   KIDNEY   DISEASE  ���������������������������Suffered for Six Years, but Found  Health and New Life in Dodd's Kidney Pills���������������������������Warm Praise for Old Reliable Remedy.  ;���������������������������*- Mario East, Bonaventure- Co., Quebec (Special).���������������������������Mr. Peter Bernard, a  prosperous young farmer living near  hear, is spreading the good news that  he has found a complete cure for his  # kidney troubles.  "I suffered for six years from cramps  7*in   the   muscles   and   kidney  disease,"  '"Mr. Bernard says, "but Dodd's Kidney  Pills cured me completely.   Yes, I am  ���������������������������feeling so well that I want other sufferers to know just how easy it is to  be cured."  It is a good old saying that it is  easy to do anything if you jjust know  how. And Mr. Bernard and hundreds  of others are telling you just how to  cure kidney disease. Dodd's Kidney  Pills always cure it. And as kidney  disease ia the direct cause of rheumatism, lumbago, Bright's disease, heart  disease, pain in the back and urinary  troubles Dodd's Kidney Pills cure them  by removing the cause. If you haven't  used Dodd's Kidney Pills yourself ask  your neighbors about them.  'Polly L,* leaving me here with my  make-believe beam ceilings, my make-  believe fireplace, my rubber-tread,  smelly vestibule, my���������������������������oh, the whole of  it! I'll pack hard today, and tomorrow  wo will go to find our dream house.  Oh, Stephen, it seems too good* to be  true!"  It was this unusually long, unusually  happy farewell that made it necessary  for him to rush like the youth he  wasn't and the enthusiast he was, to  catch that last platform. And now  he took the last two steps of the "L"  stairs as one. Oh, it. was good to be  alive, and to be done���������������������������almost done���������������������������  with the city!  He had told them at the store a  month ago that he expected to resign  at his vacation time, ancl they had  urged him to reconsider.  "Think it over for the month. " We  won't take your, word as final until  then; and please don't-let the possibility of a change get out yet. "'It is upsetting to the department. We hope  you will reconsider your decision."  "*Reconsider!" He smiled now at the  thought. Why, the thing was settled  years ago. Reconsider staying in the  department store���������������������������in the department  he had made such a states-wide success? No, he was done with it forever. But he would avoid any possibility of discussion by holding his formal resignation until closing time. Entering the building, he gave his morning paper to the elevator boy with  the usual question, "How's the mother  this morning, Will?"  "Belter, thank you. She slept fine  last night. Your idea about the milk  ancl crackers works like a charm; and,  Mr. Randall, she wanted I should tell  you how glad she is you've got Harry  in your department. She don't worry  about him any more like she did."  In the office'Randall found aN" very-  old friend, Mr. Reigand, with whom  he had first dared the city. He smiled  reminiscently now as he took off his  gloves after greeting the man. That  little place and this! Still, he had  learned the foundations of his business  in that. little place, and it, too, had  grown. Reigand & Co. had the largest  store now in their thickly populated  district. Many of the _ people there  never-came into the State Street shopping centre. ' - - "��������������������������� ,j .  " Reigand was explaining" his "unusual  visit.'- "I am* up against it, Randall.  I need help ate once to tide me over.-- I  can_give'you.securities that you,-know-  ing~mej can trust.- . The Tbank-won't  touch, them in .time to "help.-"-'I must  have fifty thousand,by tomorrow noon.  You* have plenty,of gilt-edge security.  Will /you help me,out, fori"-'say, ;until  January.next?"     .    -.   .     '     - - -  Stephen Randall remembered with a  twinge Mulligan's reference to his  "having both fists full."-''* - If he acceded to this request in the Quixotic  fashion Reigand seemed to think possible, one of those fists would be pretty  empty for a year, and���������������������������why, it'would  mean postponing- their exodus to the  promised land! -.-- ' ���������������������������_ , ' -**��������������������������� - ���������������������������  .Almost without his 'will-he found  himself answering: "I am sorry, very  sorry indeed, Mr. Reigand, but the fact  is, I have made plans, that "will make  it impossible for me to change any of  my capital. "I- am leaving here for  goocl tonight. I am. sorry. : I would  like.to.see my way clear to help you  out, but I can't."  ,-As Reigand closed the ground-glass  door behind him, Stephen Randall lifted his head with a quick, impatient  gesture that was characteristic. "Why,  the man looks old, almost feeble," he  thought,   "and   he   can't   be   near   the  Children Cry for Fletcher's  ������������������������������������������������������Wot?.  Wfflw  mi  ALCOHOL 3 PER CKNtT  AVcdclablePrcparalioiiforAs-1  sirnilaliiitJiiieFooclantfRcgula-  i/ng (its Sioumclts aiidBowelsof  mmm  Promotes Digcs(ion,CIieerFu!-l  ness and Rest.CoiUamsncillier  Opium.Morphi.ic nor MuEral.  Not Narcotic.  MectpeofOiiDirSMtimriiaim  31| li| * Furnjikm Seed"  isMM sf/x.Sama *  J.hMfeMs-  JiiiiscSttd *  ftppammt- .  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It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation  and Flatulency. It assimilates tlie Pood, regulates the  Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.  The Children's Panacea���������������������������The Mother's Friend.  GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS  Bears the Signature of  The Kind You Have Always Bought  In Use For Over 30 Years  : <   -   f.I  a- CKNTAun eoMMNy, Nio'roiiK citv.  Isixtynfne"^yeE He was a young man  when he gave me my first job, and  what a hustler he was, and how kind  to me and all the fellows! ] suppose he has been too easy with some  one and that's why he's in a hole. I  wish I could see my way to help the  old scout. He looked almost weepy  when I told him how things were.  It's all part of this beastly life here.  Thank tho Lord I'm clone with it!" .  ���������������������������As-the-morning-wore on, the radiant  look faded, as radiant looks are apt  to in the stress of down-town life.  Details that had on other days passer!  unnoticed brought today the, quick  gesture of impatience, and Randall's  friendly greetings to his salespeople  seemed automatic. Half unconsciously he asked one of his younger salesmen: "Well, Phil, how went the lesson  last night?" But the boy's quick response failed to bring the usual appreciative smile.  "I knew you'd bo after asking me  that this morning, so when some of  the fellows asked me to go set in at  a game with them over Mike's Cafe,  I turned them down so I could tell you  I finished thc series. Trust you, sir,  not to forget to keep at a chap! but  I'm sure I'm glad you do. I don't  seem to have the nerve to stick at the  lessons sometimes, and then I think  you'll sure ask, and you're Johnny-on-  the-spot every time. I'll bring you the  new drawings in the morning if I may,  sir."  As Mr. Randall passed on without  answering this suggestion, he heard thc  boy say to another who had overheard: "Now what's eating him? Sure,  though, he'll be all right soon. There's'  only- one like him about this place,  and that's himself. Me for him and  lhe advertising course! I'm bound to  make good if just because he keeps  at me."  Later in the morning the secretary  of a social settlement centre called up  Randall, asking for an appointment to  talk   over   with   him   some   low-rent  apartment-houses in"their crowded district.       , --.*���������������������������--���������������������������,  "We are  trying,"  he said,  "to persuade the owner,to remodel'-his buildings.       They .are   wretchedly, insani-,  tary, though they escape the law, but  he says you have heavy.mortgages on  the places and would not consent to  alterations that_ might .decrease the income.. I wish you would* go-with me  some   time _. this ..."week, and .see--the  places' as/we'~-do.-���������������������������' I'am "sure' that "you  are' not aware of the 'menace"-they- are  to. healthy especially the health of the  many little children who live there."  ' As .Randall hung upjthe receiver at  the close of that talk,-the last glimmer  of  the  radiant1- look' was" gone. ' .He  frowned"- impatiently at r a pretty little  blonde girl'\yho was waiting an iriter-T  .view with him.     She' was "one of the  salesgirls, \who  was "rapidly     making  good in-the department, placed, as she  was,  under  the'guidance of an acid,  shrill-voiced veteran-with quick hands  and thin hair-who, looking at the glint  of  the  sun-lighted   braids  and  vainly trying to "make her own dark tresses  conceal the escaping rats, would-confess:  "I'm just dippy about that kid.  She's too sweet and cute for anything,  and that hair ain't any hand-me-down.  It's rooted,  every blonde bit. of it...in  her own head."      ' -  The pretty little blonde met Mr. Randall's frown with tear-filled-eyes. "Oh,  Mr. Randall! "Is it so you are going  away, and Mr. Kumber from Caffort's  is coming to take your place? You  know I began there, and���������������������������well"���������������������������and  here.jthe_pink_and_white_cheeksjj_u r n___  ed Tose���������������������������"it was on account of him I  quit. If he comes here, I'll have to  be���������������������������different, or else give up my job;  and with father at tho hospital and  my brother running with the-crowd he  does���������������������������oh, it just seems like it's no use  trying!" And the rounded, girlish  form shook with sobs..  Mr. Stephen Randall had spent little  time considering who would take his  place. Somehow ho had taken it for  granted that" Marvin-Kirhy" would _b~c~  promole'd. J-le deserved il, and the  advance would lie especially opportune,  for Kirby's wifo had recently undergone a most serious operation ancl  wns even now but slowly recuperating,  at a most expensive sanitarium. Kirby  was a splendid fellow and know tho  department thoroughly. They had  worked most successfully together.  There wns not one inefficient person  in the whole force, and, so far as they  knew, not an indecent one.  Tf the little girl was justified in her  fear; if the firm was planning to bring  over Mr. Kumber���������������������������well, as far as business ability was concerned, the company could find no ,better man. But,  once established here, he would install  his brother-in-law, Wittaker, and, oh'  Lord! Marvin would have to go, and  then Lena, and John, and Mrs. Roberts, and Miss Snediker. Mentally  Randall reviewed a list of his best',  most faithful workers." Kumber and  Wittaker would change the whole combination. With a frown that outclassed the one which had greeted the  little salesgirl, he walked slowly  through his department, studying the  salespeople in his charge.  His face did not lighten as he overhead a customer, a little woman in  black, say to a sales girl: "It's a great  Worms in children, if they-be not  attended to, cause convulsions, and often death.. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will protect the children  from  these distressing afflictions.  comfort to us mothers to have our girls  in a department- like this." Randall  paused to catch the girl's reply as she  leaned over toward the customer. But  when she said, "Oh, but that's all to be  changed now"���������������������������he hurried on, impatiently.      - /  7-  ;   *    .,.'-,'���������������������������   .  As he returned,to, his office,'.the telephone rang again. " ' A girl suspected  of shop-lifting had been searched, the  voice- 'reported,.-and," goods'-, apparently  from , his department, had been found.  Rather.a sorry case���������������������������the girl, was just  eighteen and "about to" be married." She  had stolen the'lace,-about-a dollar's  worth of_ cheap stuff, to trim her'wedding clothes. .Now" she was ,scared  nearly to ^deathf. She-was too; old. for  the Juvenile Court, but perhaps Randall- would come to the court tomorrow  and "there refuse to testify'against the  girl or identify the lace. The,fellow  was "anxious "to marry herat once, and  it really 'seemed a mistake to send  her over."    ._,...-_  Stephen Randall hung up the'receiver with a bang. ���������������������������'��������������������������� Damn it! This life  was maddening. Plow had he. stood  it so long? A man had no chance  here to live his own life cleanly. He  looked out over, the busy street. The  traffic officer, 'with his shrill-whistle  and white-gloved hands, stayed and  advanced'the countless throngs hurrying, hurrying, with.never a-greeting to  passersby. He remembered how. that  had impressed him when - he first  came to Chicago. No one ever seemed to meet any one ho knew on' the  crowded streets. Each -for himself.  lTo\\^selfisl*i=the3^all^Wr������������������!"=Ti;acTr:try-  ing to snatch his fists full of the harvest of all the labor in this city field  ancl then, with no return, growing fat  on the threshed grain. Stephen Randall, to whose lips oaths had come but  epochally, stood at the great windows  on this, his last day, and swore repeatedly under his breath.  When at last the day was over and  his interview with the firm at an end,  ���������������������������he-walked-slowly-to-his "Polly"L"~sta-"  tion. Gone was every vestige of the  radiant look hc had worn as he entered lhe car that morning. Weary,  preoccupied, apprehensive, he listlessly  opened his paper and turned to thc  pink sheet. At the third stop a shabby  old scullery maid came and stood in  the crush by his seat. She glanced  wearily at the man who had always  promptly yielded her his place; now hc  stared, unseeing, at lhe sporting sheet.  "Thankee, sir," she muttered, when  at last he rose guiltily to his feet.  Then she added, speaking more than a  "thank you" for the first time in their  long months' little byplay, over the  seat: "I don't know, somo nights, what  I would do if it wasn't for ye, sir, always having a seat for me. My feet  do be so tired, and supper and things  to do for the childer when"! gets home."  For the first time' since morning  Stephen Randall's face lighted with a  smile. "I'm always very glad to be  able to give you a seat, madam," he  answered cheerily.  When he reached his station, hc  walked heavily down thc long steps,  and heavily he climbed tho steps to  his second-floor apartment. At the  door, Bertha flung herself into his  arms, sobbing hysterically: "Oh, Steve,  Steve, I dread to tell you! I have  Jane Hemmel's twins here In our flat.  She was so good to me, you know,  when we first came, and now her  mother, is dying. It will be a long,  awful death���������������������������weeks, maybe months���������������������������  and the children can't be there, and  there   is   no   one   else   to   take  them,  : The Best Liver Pill.���������������������������The action of  the liver is'easily disarranged. A sudden chill,- undue-.exposure*.to the*ele-'  ments," over-indulgence in some'favor-,  ite food, excess.in drinking, are"a few  of-the "causes" -But'whatever may' 6e  the" cause,- Parmelee's--Vegetable' Pills'  can~.be relied upon" as:the._best'corrective that can be taken." Tney arei,ihe/-f\  leading -"liver pills-' and they;, have _ no'77j  superiors among .such -preparatioh's.V^"-**--"'"  and .she-can "come'.'here to,'see-'them."  ���������������������������And 'oh, - Steve,--1, just; had -to-have  lhem.y'~I could not go-off.and leave"  her.in" suc.h -trouble.1 "-��������������������������� And".then- later  this-afternoon," she'continued,' almost  incoherentl5v' "I promised to take' the  chairmanship of that committee^ ,-Mrs.'  Jackson has worked"so'har"d'at'"'it,"and  now "she, has broken, down and the  thought- of _no one ?_to carry ,it _on..is  keeping "her from "'gaining, and _ her;  daughter begged me to .take it-for"_a'  while. ..Those 'young girls,-you know,"  not. living .at home���������������������������the -: department-'  store girls. Oh, I'm afraid you.will,  not'understand, "Steve! **- All.our. beau'-'5  tiful plan spoiled; but I could-not-go'  away-when I had no much to do here."-  Oh,-Steve!"      ,      ."     -    ,--.7 >  "Gently," "tenderly,    Stephen    Randall  lifted the wet, face, from his shoulder.'  "Little "woman',!' -,h'e"' said,-' while" the'  eyes that were so radiant in the "morn-.,  ing slowed with a deeper light, "Ltold ;  the firm ' .tonight" I would-stay with,  them.. "And now, * dear, I must* get "old  Dan Reigand on tho 'phone _as_soon_  :asr=I==emi7=irncl���������������������������thon we Will'see what  we can do to make the children happy."  As they passed into their little sitting-room, he drew her closer in,his,  arms and said: "I never thought of it  unlil today, but we'used to say back  home on the farm that the man that  never fed'the soil," but took and took  from it, and then left it, was a robber.  And it is just the same here."  '  ,  i-   *K  fl             ->' F  >       ; ���������������������������*"  'v v.V;  ���������������������������-"���������������������������  -t...������������������>.v-r:  "������������������-\  '/J-Gi   V-*  '   1 -,  -    V   -' - t "^      * T  ^w- -K.~r<  _ -. -  -*"*"' *���������������������������"=", V^j  -.^s;  "���������������������������'-i* Ar*??r  ���������������������������'j������������������\  :., Av^  v         ���������������������������*         -  ��������������������������� ~; ';/%  ** 'X7  VrsV'^7^  3*������������������  '_-^���������������������������^ -������������������������������������������������������_���������������������������-������������������ w.  ���������������������������v*-*  _   4 "- "U . j*- i  r t---  t, ,- ���������������������������? **���������������������������  -1  iZ- ��������������������������� ~'-"^"i  '" -r-~''t-''Z?  ���������������������������y-J/-M\  ��������������������������� v Vfe|  "'is/. 7\  ���������������������������-'���������������������������o ���������������������������_,"-.-"  - sr.y~~  /��������������������������� r.*a  LONELIEST PLACE. ON EARTH -  When Napoleon was sent to St. Helena, it was thought that the loneliest  place on earth had been assigned to  him as a prison. But St. Helena is  fourteen hundrod miles nearer a continent than is Tristan d'Ac una. Many  hundreds of miles of ocean lie between  this island and its nearest neighbor.  Tristan, in short, is a tiny oasis in a  boundless wilderness of waters, go  from it in which direction you will.  It is a rocky ancl cliff-girt little isle  with a solitary mountain a thousand  feet high rearing itself from the midst.  Yet on this lonely speck of rock and  earth there lives a community seemingly quite happy in its isolation from all  the rest of the world. Thoy are farmers, cattle-raisers, and shepherds. In  the valleys of thc island are fertile  fields where potatoes mainly arc grown.  Thc food of the people consists, for  the most part, of beef, mutton, fowls,  potatoes, nnd fish.  Tristan used formerly lo produco  many fruits ancl vegetables which can  no longer be grown there. The reason  of this is that the island for a long  time was overrun by rats, which escaped from a ship that anchored thero  and which the people have been unable, it is said, ever entirely to exterminate.  ShilohsGure  STOPS COUGHS JHf^J^S?!  1*  I  ft'ay  :,u:yvt;A%in:*>  r-1 *****������������������*: Kft-,^ iw iS������������������ ^- * 2  / THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, May 2, 1912  SEC  We have Just Received  and Placed in Stock  A Carload of  Fine Furniture  IN MISSION DULL MAHOGANY,  FUMED  OAK,   SATIN  WALNUT  AND  GOLDEN    OAK,    IN   DINING     ROOM AND BED ROOM SUIT   ES,  TABLES  AND WRITING     DESKS,   BUFFETS   AND  CH1FFONEERS,      FOR    CUSTOMERS  WHO  LIKE THE * BEST, AND  You will find our prices  a little better than  elsewhere  FARMERS'  INSTITUTES  Wm. E. Scott, provincial superintendent of Institutes, has adopted a  plan which he; believes will have a  tendency to improve and build up the  membership of the local institutes.  He proposes to award a set of-books  dealing with agriculture for the best  results in each''of the' following:  1. For the most complete set of  reports, statement of accounts, and  membership lists sent in during the  year by any Institute.  2. For the largest number of new  members secured during 1912.  3. For the best essay dealing with  the subject of crops hy any member  of an Institute at any of the meetings of said Institute.  . Thc desire is to create more enthusiasm among members, and to get  them to apply themselves more keenly to the work of their Institutes,  by assisting in writing essays,, ancl  personally reading same at meetings  of the Institute from time to time.  The books will form a nucleus of a  library for each Institute, and arrangements will have to be made by  the executive committees of the successful Institutes as to having the  books placed on file so that they may  be available for the perusal of the  members at any time they may so  desire.  MOVING PICTURE WONDER  IF YOU FILL YOUR CURTAIN WANTS      HERE    YOU     WILL    SAVE  MONEY.     Madrass at 25c yd up  White Frilled Muslin, very dainty, for Bedroom, 20c yd to 35c.  New Casement   Material, Preston Twill: *a nice, -soft draping material  with a soft twill in tan, green, wine ancl Cream; 40-in wide at 50cyd  English and American Cretons���������������������������A choice range   of - patterns for every  purpose.  The Poison Mercantile Go.  Fish with  the Phone  to >  Maundrell's  It will take but a minute to catch  a bunch almost as fresh as  if you were at the waters  A. E. Maundrell  ^vTthe^new^stand^  OF   CANADA  Paid-np Capital, Rest CQ f O J Q7A  and Undivided Profits 909M.OM.9OIU  Total Assets (Over)   $58,000,000  Thrifty CMMren  The lesson of thrift, **' so  necessary to the future welfare of  your children, is perhaps best  taught by opening for each a  vSavings Bank Account, and  encouraging them to deposit regu-  larly a portion of their spending  We went to see the Big Smoke put  a pall over Jim Jeffries the other  night. We are not advocating prizefighting, therefore we feel that we  can recommend anyone to see the  moving picture of the * Jeffries- Johnson mix-up. The pictures are a marvel. The scenes in and about the ring  and on the streets of the Nevada  town and the headquarters of the big  fighters, show the unlimited possibilities of the moving picture machine.  In a few minutes one learns more  by seeing these moving, living scenes  of excitement, and :s given a better  understanding of the conditions prevailing there than the reading of all  the reports printed, could give. It is  an education * in itself. - As for the  ''brutal fight"., which we hear 7 so  much about from people who did not  see it and would not pay to look at  the pictures.of it, we have seen many  scrappier things in the old Y.M.C.A".  gymnasium. The pictures show the  colored man to be in every way the  superior of Jefieries, and were it not  that the moving-, picture company  were guaranteed a ten-round fight,  Jeff could have been put to sleep in  four rounds as easily as in fourteen.  ATKINSON'S    NEW BOOK  Our old friend, William Walker Atkinson, has written a new book, in  which he tells about "Your Mind and  How to Use It." Like all of Mr. Atkinson's books, he gets down to the  practical, analytical side of his subject, and gathers meat for thought  ami education. . William Walker is a  wordy writer. He can string his subject out longer than anyone we ever  Headquarters  for Bee Supplies  We have just received a carload of  Bee..Supplies from._thc_ East and__are  prepared to supply iny ancl all requirements for thc Beekeeper. Also  have a large assortment of Bedding  Out Plants of all descriptions.  TJTTATT} V Scedhouse &  XlljlN JA* X   Nurseries'  Vancouver, B. C.  A. R. MACDOUGALL, Prop.  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.  money.  Though they may not accumulate very much money, they  will learn its value and how to  save it.  We welcome Children's Savings  Accounts.  Enderby Branch,        S. W. HARDY, Manager  CJ 'I'Urcailnecdtc St., E.C.  F. W. ASHE. - - Masiajjcr.  G. M. C. IIAKT SMITH,   Assistant Mjjr.  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.  knew, bul: he cont;inues~to say some-  thing worth while all the time. The  feelings, emotions and passions come  in for careful attention in this book.  Mr. Atkinson's great object in life is  to make a fellow know himself better  ancl through this knowledge gain inspiration to put that knowledge to  practical use in all departments of  life - - Thc -book���������������������������is -published 'by-The  Elizabeth Towne Co., Holyoke, Mass.  an'd thc price $1.00  WILL BRADLEY MARRIED  The Chase Tribune says: "A quiet  ancl very pretty wedding took place  at the Presbyterian manse in Kamloops on April 11th, the principals  being Miss Jessie'May Trice and Wm.  W. Bradley, both of Chase. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Mr.  Wylie. The bride was attended by  her sister, Miss D. Price, while the  groom was accompanied by his brother Ernest. The happy young couple  departed on the evening train for  their bridal tour through the Okanagan valley.  "When the newly-weds returned to  Chase Monday night they were met  by their many friends and the Chase  band. They were serenaded to a farc-  thee-well and made to feel heartily  welcome in the town where they have  elected to make their home. The  bride is the daughter of Mr. ami Mrs.  W. Price, now    of    New Westminster  listen! Those you  urect judge you  first by thc  CLOTHES yon veso:  sen������������������*~r  The one most necessary thing a man  must do is dress veil. When you goto  get a position, if you are not veil dressed,  the man you approach for vork vill say:  Tm sorry, but ve really haven't a place  open for you."  If you have a position, and vant to get  a raise in salary, raise the standard of  your appearance. You ove it to your  employer to "look prosperous." It helps  him prosper and vill help you prosper.  Remember, ve sell "up-right" quality  clothing for "dovn-right" lov prices.  Sole������������������ agents for, Semi-Ready Clothing���������������������������the,  Clothing which is sold from coast to coast at the  same price. Look for priceVlarjel: in the inside  pocket of coat. "7.7' X *"-." i'-  Enderby Trading Co., Ltd.  MjQEEETS  "���������������������������ffl  mml  COLUMBIA   FLOURING   MILLS   CO. Limited  LOANS  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to- l:  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.        VERNON, B.C.  ���������������������������mi  and formerly of Chase. She is one  of the most popular young ladies in  the community. Mr. Bradley is the  son of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Bradley of  Chase; He is an enterprising and  dependable young man."  Por Sale���������������������������Property on Hubert  street, consisting of 12 full-sized city  lots, facing three streets, with good  residence and outbuildings. Or will  sell six lots, facing three streets,  without buildings, containing good  bearing orchard. Price under market  value. Apply,  James Mowat.Bell blk.  B. BRUNDISH!  Enderby, B. C.       7 _....���������������������������  '**i '$m  I have purchased the old Farm^i  ers' Exchange building, on"\the||  railway, and am   placing*.iii!  railway, and am   placing*  stock a full line of  *1  Brick*, Lime, Hard Wall  Plaster and Cement  "Hi  d.i  V **"    lff_H

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