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 Enderby,'B. C.,  August 1. 1912  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 5; No. 22; Whole No. 231  Town and District News in Brief  of People and Things Heard About  The Emperor, of Japan ������������������ died at  12:43,  July 30th.  Miss Brodie, of Forest, 0nt., is enjoying a visit to Enderby.  Bbrn���������������������������At the cottage Hospital,  July 26th, to Mr. and Mrs. Walter  Mack, a son.  Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Taylor and  children will leave on Saturday on a  week's outing to Kelowna.  Mrs. A. Burbidge left for Guelph,  Ont., this week. , Mr. Burbidge expects to leave in a few days.  Mr. T. B.vRodie has opened his real  estate oflice in the brick block formerly occupied by Mr.- .las. R. Luf-on.  ��������������������������� Be sure and attend the meeting in  the Opera House next-Wednesday, evening, and make it a point to bring a  friend or two.  ' Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Speers have' the Skyrme Brothers have secured" a  taken up their residence in* their new . property of unsurpassed, value', and  home-just   finished,    on the Flewwel- one that   they   are   just the men to  The Enderby band gave its first  open-air concert under its new leader  on Monday evening, which was much  enjoyed by a large gathering of citizens who lined the walks and the sta-.  tion platform. . There was one feature of the concert which came in for  some severe criticism, and that was  the noise and- rowdyism of the small  boys' who made things about as disagreeable as they well could���������������������������for the  players as well as the listeners. >  A deal was closed this week by the  Messrs. Skyrme, by which they have  purchased a portion of the Hazel-,  mere" Farm, Mr. Robt. Waddell's excellent   property,   and   have taken a  i 5-year lease on the balance,, including  the house and other buildings. Particulars of.the deal have not yet,been,  'made public,   but   it is certain that  develop-to   its   highest-so as-to get  -the most out of it.     ,v,   '.-/"      ' <������������������"  .Mr. Albert -E._ i Johnston, -who has  been logging . in : the vicinity, of-Enderby'for the past 13,years,', is "about  ty'take" up."his   residence��������������������������� at ^Nelson.,  Mr.   Johnston - has 'taken' a contract"  covering, a"7 period-J-oi--Cve";years,-> to  handle,the camps of the' British,Canadian Lumber _,Co.~, ,of. Vancouver,-of  which'Mr. F.; L.".Buckley is ��������������������������� manager  -He goes into,the woods,this;fall with.  2C logging teams, ' and-250 men,' and  it'is.up to him to get-but.fifteen mil-j  lion Jcet'of logs    this season. ' "This  is-VaVbig contract^ but ^Albert" Johnston is the'-man    who" can handle it.  He is one  ,ofr the' best-known camp  the   city council - is 1 managers "in British   Columbia/    Big  things gravitate to him. ���������������������������-     -\- " 7  -A good one is .told on the customer  who always makes it a" point,to ask  the store keeper to lelivcr the package no matter how small it may be.  ^^      ^ The customer lived two miles out of  no truth in the report -circulated" to .town, and she phoned _n for'a^spool  the effect that he is giving up his of threa'd and "will you please being  musical profession and leaving the a Postage stamp." The clerk had to  city,- -    '      [walk two blocks to the postoffice for  Tlie Sacrament of tlie'Lord's Sup-.the stamp, and the delivery boy^had  per will be administered jn the Meth-, to drive two-- miles out into the  odist church next Sunday.morning at ; country, -to make delivery of the  the 11 o'clock service. Sunday school ' Postage stamp * and spool of thread:  service at the usual '..our, 2.30 p.m. Deponent doth not say so, but it is  and "the evening service at 7.30.  Wong, a Chinaman, drunk and dis  ling subdivision.  The regular monthly meeting of the  Hospital'Auxiliary-will beheld in the  ���������������������������City Hall this   (Thursday) afternoon  , at the. usual -hour. ���������������������������   ._ . -   ~  , -.-The Girls; "Guild  -held a berry, and  ice cream social'-"-on the .lawn" of Mr.-  ^jr.L7_Iluttan's'"home last" evening.-It  _was a delightful.affair/ ,7,    ���������������������������  ���������������������������   'Mr. I-L..W.', Harvey ".is ..preparing'a  new ..list "of '"���������������������������properties,' and contenv  plates.keeping in close rough with his  prospective real.-estate'buyers.  ',. Special 'rate "of $12.10 has been announced Jor the round trip from En1  derby-*"to.Vancouver, exhibition week.  Good going Aug. 8th to 15th, return-**  ing up to Aug. 21st.  ,   We wonder   ,if  waiting for 'the   fall.rains to  start  the local improvement  work on Bel-  -vedere    street   which   was petitioned  for'at the. close of last season ?   .  -   We have been authorized by Mr. P.  W. ^Chapman, to    state tiat there is  A   B. C.  DEVELOPMENT   LEAGUE  The Vancouver Progress Club was  recently organized, { embracing in its  .organization all the leading citizens  of the coast metropolis. Amongst  other big things taken up by the  Progress Club, is that oi "A British  Columbia Development league.". It  is proposed to organize the whole of  the Province under the head of this  league, the slogan- of which will be  "Organized Optimism."' Mr. Kearns  who is the   herald   of   Dr. Elliot IS.  I  quite probable    the   .stamp carried.a  letter to a sweat shop in a large city  orderly! "breaks1    Whig    Lee's"scales-orderillg    goods   that    were  cheaper  ..jcosMngJf 15.^ConstableJi'ailey.,JChjirst. '-than .59.UJ_L be_PJirchased_of thejocal  day evening: Friday   morning,  Wong  sober;    Magistrate      itosoman;    fined  $25.85.   Fine paid; Wong mad.   Wong  swear.  The postponed meeting of the Board  of Trade will be held in the City'Hall  Friday evening. The membership of  the Board is now ninety. There is  room for a few more on top. Let's  make it an,even hundred ! Is YOUR  name on the list?  ���������������������������Mrs.-Af-L.-Matthews- and-children-  returned to their home in Victoria  on Tuesday. They were accompanied  by Miss Peever, who will spend some  days with Mrs. Matthews. Miss  Peever expects to make her homo in  the Capitol city.  Mr. Geo. Ormsby, some years ago  employed in the office of thc lumber  company when Mr. Hale ��������������������������� was manager, visited Enderby this week.' Mr.  Ormsby is now in business in Vancouver, and is taking a trip through  the Okanagan just to see things.  Miss Daisy Sewell desires to thank  all friends who have enabled her to  take the lead in the Vernon News  subscription contest. She h'-i.c-i. to  retain the lead, and will bc p.'eased  to receive the assistar*<,o of any En-  derbyites'who cin aid her in her vote-  getting.  Mr. A. McQuarrie, of the Glengerrack Dairy, is now contemplating the  installation of the newest device yet  invented in aid of the dairyman. It  is a machine that preserves the milk  in all its sweetness for an indefinite  period. He is, investigating the  claims of the promoters.  Kelowna's sixth annual regatta will  take place Aug. 7th and 8th. Special  rates for the trip, uarge crowds are  expected from the Valley towns, and  special arrangements are being made  to provide accommodation for all.  Bills are out this week announcing  the events and other particulars.  merclijuTt^wli^liad-to stand-the cost"  of delivering the stamp from thc  postoffice to the customer.  Tommy Syers, of Penticton, who  caught for Enderby at Kelowna and  Enderby in the game with Vernon,  was behind the bat for Vernon in the  game against Kamloops at the latter  place last Friday. The game was  hard-fought by the Kamloops team,  but they could not win out against  -Vernoii's -combination- und-the- game  went to Vernon by a score of 10-4.  This is quite a feather in the cap of  the Okanagan league. It indicates  that we have been having good baseball this season. Incidentally, it indicates that our Enderby baseball  boys have been there with the goods.  The game at Kamloops was played  by the same line-up, with thc "exception of Syers, as was played against  Enderby two weeks ago, when Vernon  went down to Enderby by a score of  9-4. It would be pleasant to see some  more such baseball.  Dr. -.Elliot S. Rowe'  Rowe, Publicity Commissioner of the  Progress Club,." was in Enderby, on.  Wednesday, *and met the officers-of  the Board of ^Trade -".vith the object  of.arranging,for--a meeting to be hei*  here next week,r< to be addressed'by'  Mr. Rowe himself in ,the interests of  the" organization". .   .  Dr. Elliot S. Rowe is recognized as'  one of the most eloquent lecturers in  the Dominion. .-He is a big man of  high ideals " and broad conception,  and the , father* of boosters. He**5 is  every inch' an "optimist, and a man  who - does not waver. It will be a  treat; to hear, him on a question so '  big and broad as that of the Progress  Club.  The officers of the Board of Trade  felt that we could not -iflord to miss  hearing^DrT^ElliotT^a'hdnSrraiigement-f  have been made,for a monster meeting in the Opera House, Enderby,  Wednesday evening, Aug. 7th. At this  meeting Dr. Elliott will fully explain  the objects of his mission, and in so  doing will enthuse his listeners in  the great possibilities of such an organization as it is proposed to carry  through. It will be to the interest  of every citizen of Enderby and district to_attend the meeting and learn  of the vast undertakings that have  been put through and are yet to bc  launched"* looking to the development  of every part of the Province.  What It Means to be a Boy Scout   .   ! ::  and Some Points on Scout Training  How many   ,of   our.-readers really   vast and    important, the work is-if'-  know   the   importance   of    the Boy  all or any number of the many badge. ..  Scout movement,  and the magnitude courses    referred   to above are taken"  of the-organization ?     Many seem to  up.     -And it   will   be seen how very.'_"'  think it is   a   purely local organiza- much the parents of lUnderby* oweto-  tion���������������������������one of these little societies tbat  Rev.  Mr.  Hilton,    through whose ef-  come and go and no one is .he Vtter  forts the local   troop was organized,  for their having been.     Even s-'.mc of and to*. Scoutmaster   'Campbell,  and   ,  the parents    of   the  boys  who have Assistant Scoutmasters Prince, Whee1 ���������������������������*,-  been   fortunate   enough to gtt their ler, and' Schmidt", who nave, assumed," '<  names enrolled, have-uut a f-unt con--the - responsibility" of   carrying '' it;-,".  ception of its mission and what it-is  through.    '  It-means agreat'deal of',. *  accomplishing.       In    this  connection -hard,, .unselfish - work -on the part of- "-,  it has been- suggested that the best' these gentlemen.'     That they:are re-  ,','  encouragement   which   can    be given ceiving   the   cordial "support-of theJ ;.;  the scoutmasters,    and    the boys,  is .men'of Enderby .is evident Jrom* the 7*7  for the parents of those in the squads' following list'-of   names, all" of-which ',;������������������."  and;the' public    generally, to attend' gentlemen have-   accepted" the *honor*;<*.,  the weekly meetings of the troop, and ,of "acting upon the local*.board:*"-Rev/--,-'.-1  witness the drills.     It is also essen-ZM.-F." Hilton, Rev. D.' Campbell j'Rev."'- f  J.-G. Brown,-Messrs. ������������������\ ���������������������������S:'* Stevens r-' '{i  F.p V. Moffet, H. M." - Walker, "A.jFuI-- V  ton, -A. Reeves,    H. W. Keith; A. E.--*<>"  Taylor, ".A.  Sutcliffe, R.-R.7Gibbs,,E.-:,!''  J.'fMack.-J. Burnham,-W: 'J..Lemke-,",;^,,  tial for the* boys   to be*.punctual in  their attendance. -  -The "Enderby troop has been organized but.a little .-more than half a  year, and -yet it   has accomplished a  -���������������������������������������������...  V Z-..H  ,v .<.-,...  *_J  .  i<!  :   MINISTER-OF-MILITIA'-HEBE~'<tt#&i&&  ���������������������������       *,, "* * ***        " <-r Ii*1*.*"*''-'1   *'**&������������������_*'  splendid-work."    The boys are show- j.W. rD. -G.-i Christie,    R. E. Peel, "and 77  ing that", they have'taken to heart the .-Geo.. Packham and S. Poison.'   '   ''v"' " '  teachings of the .organization,  in .all  tlieir relations 'in community life as  well a's-'inrthe,'  home.7- It has. given,  them-something . of" -mutual' interest  and. helpfulness���������������������������something^ into, which'  'they" caii '���������������������������'enter"fwith'^air'their" heart,"'  -ahd-jwhich-Itends-.to; develop"' the-best'  in them;v,  -.*;���������������������������.' *' _ -/\ "... ' , \ -   "   rZ   '  ���������������������������'.The \lessons, _taught- "in" all  of���������������������������the>  Boy Sc6ut"fBadges"are intended to-be' , .  of;lasting,-'practical   'benefit to the | - ?na,ay,-7. ���������������������������      . .4.-,,...-,- -     -_-.,- ,-��������������������������� ��������������������������� ~-^*= ���������������������������-* 1  ���������������������������boysv." -Scouts who are so disposed/ P1.���������������������������***-:*   H.e ?1S^- ^em*^^' ooltH>-:^  .andiwill.study-well- the-varioiis -tests - .^to.the prpject^f.the erectjon-of -anr.f- -JxzA  -. ���������������������������     .   .        '- armory'there for the .Okanagan- regi-yjz~ ���������������������������"���������������������������<���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ment.     He* was "there for' lunch bnly/7 77  "and leftf/on his   return ' in-the after--^77-  noon.     The Enderby Oonservative*"or- 7,-.,'  ganizationjappointed Mr.- A.\F.'.Cross-.-7.. ':  &&- M*V  may,gather a,thorough knowledge-of*  what is hecessary,,in'the full.development along "the.   lines-covered.   What  they are privileged-to learn as Scouts  will be invaluable to. them in all de-!  parti-rents of business" and community !manr and the City,"-Dr"; H.7W. Keith;  ;  life  In all parts of the world the'move  ment.  has," been 'taken  up;  also the  a committee to meet Col. t Hughes "at  Armstrong, and place before,'him :the7Vj  claim of Enderby   for an -armory;, for y"  he lives. His duty is to ; e u;--.eful  and helpful to .others, and he is impressed that* it is his duty to ">e this  eyen_though he_gives__-,u>���������������������������his_own  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION  of Partnership  Notice is   hereby    given   that   the  partnership  heretofore  subsisting between us,    the   undersigned,  as Real  Estate Agents in the City of Enderby, B. C, has   this    day   been   dissolved,, by mutual consent.   A". I debts  owing to the said "partnership are t  be paid to   H.    W.    Harvey, at Enderby, B.  C,  and all claims a<-ains  said partnership are to be ].ri>t.ente  to the said    H.    W.   Harvtsy,  before  Aug. 15, 1912, by whom the same will  be settled.  Date'd at Enderby, 13. 0., this 2,3rd  day of July, 1912.  The undersigned also cake t-.is opportunity, of thanking their cJ.'cnts  fior support given in the past.  H.  W.  HARVEY,  T. E.  RODIE.  HIGH SCHOOL-EXAMS.  The result of the June examinations  held in the high schools of the province were made public by the department of education this week. In  these examinations Enderby pupils  were unusually fortunate. There were  7 candidates and 7 passed, with the  following marks: Amy Bogert, G62;  Elsie Arland, 650; Patrick K*. Mowat,  620; Frank M. Pearson, 596; Thomas  C. McKay, 560; Dorothy Smiley, 520;  John McMahon, 501. There were 3  candidates in the advanced course,  junior grade, only one of whom received a sufficient number of marks  to pass: Eunice A. Sewell, 623.  The following additional prizes are  offered for the Annual Flower Show  which is to be held in Miss Warwick's  garden next Tuesday, afternoon, Aug.  6th: For the best exhibit of fruit,  (berries or apples) 50 bulbs: for the  best exhibit of* geraniums, $1. All  exhibits must be in place by 1 o'clock  of the day of show, when judging will  begin. The show will Le open at 3.  Miss Ruttan will serve ice cream on  the grounds afternoon and evening,  and the band will be in attendance i  in the evening.  sister organization for girls.     These ^ lo,ct    ��������������������������� ������������������"1/I^Se'o Upon the la.^d-'  organizations have travelled, hand in  ������������������ffer-ed by",Mr* F" H.-'Barnes opposite->-  hand, so to speak,.and the, movement tthfe, I'^f ������������������?������������������. found/.7 / .* ,f   '*7*.*  is" now what    may.be termed world-1* '.Colonel Hughes met the committee,_.,  wj^e -        1 most gladly, and was viost frank and."*  The first thing drilled-into the Boy'������������������ee" irt   difussri?g- th��������������������������� objects-of-his-, V  Scout is-that  "his    honor is to  be p.Wtment      The assurance wm also; 7  trusted.   The "Scout-is taught lo beleivcn'th1at������������������th.?vUm nec^ai;y for ttie.  -  loyal to his parehts, iiis countrv, nls'proposed,-building    would  be appro-7;^  employer;  and the ruler- :n_.i._r which  p"ateB; A't     ,,      .,.  . ,        f      --,'-;'"���������������������������  At Enderby,   the   Minister stepped ^ ���������������������������  out of his" car   and >met many" of our*-"  citizens on the platform.   To one and,  all    he   expressed   himself   as   most''--  pleasure, or comfort, or safety to clo-Pl^sed-with-the=great-country=thbre^  it.     A Scout is a friend to all, and I IT h<7re J������������������ ^l*10*'   Jt WasfhIs fif,st "  a brother to   every   other Seo*k, no ;*"?, ,,}tolth? Okanagan, and   rom the"  matter to what social ,!ass tno other   ltfclf- hef hf 'be,en Permitte<1. to ,s<;el ������������������  belongs.       He must be rourtcoas; he , ^ b���������������������������f stay' hc+ Was convinced that  is a friend to animals, and he o">eys  ������������������c had    a   greatK  <;ount^:     Col������������������ne.l  orclers y   'Hughes was not backward in express-  Scouts are taught in the following ^L!!?���������������������������Self T ��������������������������� ^ B"bj.ecJ, oft Il!dian  proficiency badges: Ambulance work,' "Se, ?Land J^1���������������������������^ f hat there  airman, bee-farmer, blacksmith, bug-i"^ be some remedy for the ap-  ler carpenter clerk coa������������������?tciunrd 1Parent eviL Hc was Positive the  Look. -^S   Wi^man,-���������������������������ec &^ '  engineer, farmer, farrier-first aid to1tlon at thc hands of*the government  animals, fireman, gardener, handy-:  man, horseman, interpreter, leather  worker, marksman, master-at-arms,  missioner, musician, naturalist, pathfinder, photographer, plonesr, piper,  plumber, poultry-farmer, printer,  prospector, seaman, .lignalling, star-  man, stalker, surveyor, swimming and  life-saving,  woodman.  In the study of these badges, _,_,nic  taking one, and some another, the  Boy Scouts are made conversant with  if not proficient in the practices in  each of the several arts and crafts. For  example, to win a carpenter badge, a  Scout must be able to shute and glue  a 4-ft. straight joint, make a housing, tenon and mortice, and halved  joint, grind and set a chisel and  plane iron, make a 3ft. by 1ft. 6ins.  by 1ft. 6ins. dovetailed locked box, or  a table or chair. To.win the farmers badge a Scout must have a  knowledge    gained    by    practice  BUILDING  PERMITS  The following building permits were  recently issued: Grant & Folkard,  cottage for Ross Poison, Flewwelling  sub-division, $1,000.  Blanchard & English, additior to  building on King street, for Okanagan Sawmills, $300.  Blanchard & English, warehouse on  George street, for Jkanagan Telephone Co., ?200.  E. H. Crawford, garage on Sicamous street, $35.  S. Poison, addition to store, Cliff  street, $100.  S. Poison, addition t.o building cor.  Cliff and George streets, $1,200.  A party of   four, including Messrs.  Webb,  Reggie    Crane,    Ernest Evans  and Dave   Crane,   leave this morning  on a fishing tiip to Mabel Lake.    They  of J expect to be absent about two weeks.  ploughing, cultivating, drilling, hedging and draining. I-Ie must also have 1 Notice���������������������������On Sunday, Aug. IL and IS  a working knowledge of farm ma-.no service will be held in St. Geor-  chinery, hay-making, -eaping, leading! go's church at 8 a. in. The sir-ices  and stacking, and a general acquaint- ion these days will be at 11 a. :.i. ard  ance with the routine seasonal work  on a farm, including the care of cattle, horses, sheep, and pigs.  Fr,om  these    brief references to the  practical    work    the   Scouts are en-  7:30 p. m.  M. F. HILTON, vicar  Extra values    in    Laces  broideries���������������������������at Poison's.  and  Em-  couraged to do,    it will be seen how ���������������������������Poison's  colored;    now    35c���������������������������three  pair $1.00.  V  ,1 ENDERBY 'PRESS AND  WALKER'S' WEEKLY
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By CHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Copyright 1910]
[By W. J. Watt & Company
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him.
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always
Know,"
to' get
that  it
be ap-
are   an
reserved and cautious per-
arais    with
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"I  couldn't
Thfii,   she   added   serenely:    "Uo
suppose   thai   the   moon   shines
this every night, or that I can
expect  times like these?    Vou
she   taunted,   "it   was   so  liard
you   to  admit  that  you   cared
was an achievement.      1  must
preciative,   mustn't    1?     Vou
altogether
son."
Ifo   seized   her   in   his
neither reserve nor caution.
"Listen," he said in an impassioned
vuice, "J have no right to touch you.
In live minutes, you will probably not
even let me speak to you. I had no
right to speak.' I had no right to tell
you that 1 loved you!"
She did not draw away. She only
looked  into  his  eyes very solemnly.
"Vou had no right?" she repented,
in a bewildered voice. "Don't you
love me?"
"���������Vou don't have to ask that," ho
���������avowed. "Vou know it. Your own
heart can answer such questions."
"Then," she decreed with womanlike
philosophy, "you had a right to say so
���������because f love you, and that is settled." ;
"Xo," ho expostulated,  "J   toll you 1
did   not   have   lhe   right.       Vou   must
. forget   it.     You   must   forget   everything."    Me was talking with mad impetuosity.
"It is too late," she said simply.
"Forget!" There was an indignant
ring in her words. "Do you think
lhat I could forget���������or that, if I could,
-I would? Do you think it is a thing
that happens every day?"
From a tree at the fence line came
the softly lamenting note of a small
owl. and across the fields -floated the
strident shriek of a lumbering night
freight.
To Saxon's ears, the inconsequential sounds came with a painful distinctness. It was only his own voice
that seemed to him muflled in a confusion of roaring noises.   Hi.s lips were
- so  dry  lhat  he hail   to  moisten  them
with his tongue.
To   hesitate,   to   temporize,   even   to
soften his recital, would mean another
failure  in the  telling  of  it.   He must
.   plunge in after his old method of dir-
ceclness,   eve*i   brutality,   without  preface or palliation.
Here,  at  all" events,-brutality  were
- best.7 If ,his-story appalled and, repelled her, it" would be the blow that
- would  free""her from  the thraldom of-
- the love he had unfairly stolen. JIf
she turned from him with loathing,
at least anger would hurt her less
than heartbreak. ���������
,:"Do you remember the story Ribero
so   graphically   told   of   the, filibuster
and assassin  and  the  firing squad  in
.the plaza?"' As he spoke, Saxon knew
with  a nauseating sense  of  certainty
that his brain had nover really doubted   his  identity.    He  had   futilcly  argued   with   himself,   but   it   was   only
his  eagerness  of wish   that  had  kept
clamoring concerning the possibility of
a  favorable  solution.      All   the while,
hi.s  reason  had   convicted   him.    Now,
as he spoke,  he felt sure, as sure as
though he could really remember, and
he foil also his unworthiness to speak-
to her,  as though  it were not Saxon,
but Carter, who held her in his arms.
He   suddenly   stepped   back   and   held
h_r away af arms'  length, as  though
he, Saxon, were snatching her from the
embrace   of   the   other   man,   Carter.
Then, he heard her murmuring:
"Ves, of course 1 remember."
"And did you notice his look of as-
 f ,-.~.r.-i- l-ii.-l ../-.,,-
TTTI J KTrrilirr-. rv-rli���������-rtrx,-
told it as he had told Steele, but he
added to it nil that he had not told
Steele���������all of the certainty that was
building itself against hi.s future out
ot his past. He presented the case
step by step as a prosecutor might
have done, adding bit of testimony
after bit of testimony, and ending with
the sentence from the letter, which
told him thai he had gone West. He
had played the coward long enough,
Now, ho did not even mention the
hope hc had tried to foster, that there
might be a mistake. It wns all so
horribly certain that those hopes were
gliosis, and he could no longer call
them from their graves. The girl
listened without a word or an interruption of any sort.
"And so," he said calmly at the end,
"fhe possibility that I vaguely feared
has come forward. The only thing
that I know of my other life is a disgraceful thing���������and ruin."
There was a long, torturing silence
as she sat steadily, almost hypnotically, gazing into his eyes.
Then, a remarkable thing happened.
The girl camo lo her feet with the old
lithe grace that had for the moment
forsaken her, leaving her a shape of
slender distress. She rose buoyantly
and laughed! With a quick step forward, she threw her arms around his
and stood looking into his drawn
neel
face.
He caught at 1
agely.
"Don't!"    he
"Don't!"
"Why?"
"Because
you loved.
ler arms almost sav-
commanded,    harshly.
���������cunifrrtnTTjlrc���������lv ilC-U���������j-���������6fH11rrr
catch the coven innuendoes a.s he talked���������the fact that he talked at me���������
that he was accusing me���������my God!
recognizing me?"
Tl girl put up her hands, and
brushed the hair buck from her forehead. She shook her head as though
tu shake off some cloud of bewilderment and awaken herself from the
shock uf a nightmare, She stood so
unstf-Mililv ihai I lie m.iii took her arm,
""an'd "led" hor lo" the bench against the
wall. There she sank down with
ln-r faee in her hands. II seemed a
i,.-iilnry, but, when she looked up again
her face, despite its pallor in lho moonlight, was the faee of one seeking ex-
i-uses for one she loves, one trying lo
make the impossible Jibe with  fact.
"I suppose you did not catch the
full Higiilfiriiner of that narrative. No
one did except the two of us���������the un-
masker ami the unmasked. Later, he
studied a scar on my hand. It's too
dark  to see,  but  you can  feel  it."
lie caught her lingers in his own.
They were Icy in his hot clasp, as he
pressed them auainst his right palm.
���������'Toll mc how it happened. Tell me
that���������that the sequel was a lie!" She
imperiously commanded, yet there was
under the imperiousness a note of
pleading.' '"'".-.'..
"I can't," he answered. "He seemed
to know the facts.   I don't."
Her senses were unsteady, reeling
things, and he in his evening clothes
was an axis of black and white around
which the moonlit world spun drunk-
enly.
Her voice was incredulous, far away.
"Vou don't know?" she repeated,
slowly. "Vou don't know what you
did?"'
Then, for the first time, he remembered that he had not told her of the
blind door between himself and the
other years. He had presented himself
only on a plea of guilty of the charge,
without, even  the palliation  of forget-
l-Ier question* was serene,
it was Robert Saxon that
You sha'n't touch Carter.
T can't let Carter touch you."   He was
holding her wrists tightly, and  pressing hei; away, from him.
"I have never touched Carter," she
said, confidently. "They lied about it,
dear.*    You were never Carter."
In the white light, her upturned eyes
were sure with confidence.
"Now, you listen," she ordered.
"You told me a case that your imagination has constructed from foundation to top. It is an ingenious case.
Its circumstantial evidence is skilfully
���������woven into conviction. , They have
hanged men on that sort of evidence,
but here-there is a. court of appeals. I
know nothing about it. I have only
my woman's heart, but my woman's
heart knows you. There is no guilt
in you���������there never has been. You
have .tortured", yourself . because you
look like a. man whose name is Carter." -    ""' *"*
She said it all so positively, so much
with tho manner of.a decree from the
supreme bench, that,1 for a moment, the
ghosts of hope began to rise and
gather in the man's brain; for a moment, h(P forgot that this was not
really  the  final  word.
He had crucified himself in fhe recital to make il. easier'for her to abandon him. I-Ie had told one side only,
and she had seen only the force of
what he had left unsaid. Tf that could
be-possible, it might be possible she
was right. With the reaction came
������i wild momentary joyousness. Then,
his face grew grave again.
"J had sworn by every oafh I knew,"
he told her, "that I would speak no
word of love to you until I "was no
longer anonymous. 1 must go to Pour-
to  Frio at once and determine it."
Her arms tightened about his neck,
and she stood there, her hair brushing
his face, as though she would hold him
away from everything past and future
except her own bean.
"Xo! no!" she passionately dissented.    "Even if you wero the man, which
fulness.
Slowly  steeling  himself  for  the ordeal, he went through his story.     He
you are not, you are no more rospon-
sible for that dead life than for your
acts in some other planet. Vou are
mine now, and I am satisfied."
"But, if afterward," he went on doggedly, "if afterward I should awake in-
ro another personality���������don't you see?
Noither you nor I, dearest, can compromise with doubtful things. To us,
life must I.e a thing clean beyond the
possibility of blot."
She .'������������������till.shook, her head .in stubborn
negation,
"You u.ivo yourself lo me," sho said,
"and J won't let you go, You won't
wake up in .'mother life. I won't let
you-- and, if you do���������" she paused,
then added with a smile on her lips
that, seemed io settle matters for all
time- "lhat is a bridge we will cross
when we conic to il���������and we will cross
il together."
Cl-IAI-'TEIt VIH.
When he reached the cabin Saxon
found Steele still awake, The gray advance-light of dawn beyond the eastern ridges had grown rosy and the
rosinoss had brightened infu (lie blue
of living day when an early teamster,
passing along the turnpike, saw two
men garbed in what he would have
called "full-dress suits," still sitting
over their cigars on lhe verandah of
the hill shack. A losing love either ox-
pels ;l man into tlie outer sourness of
resentment, or graduates him inlo a
friendship that needs no further testing. Steele was not the type that goes
into an embittered exile. His face had
become somewhat fixed as he listened,
but there had been no surprise. Ho
had known already, and-whon the story
was ended, he was an ally,
"There are two courses open to you,"
ho said, when he rose at last from his
seat, "the plan you have of going to
South America, and the one I suggested of 'acing forward and leaving the
pas behind If you do the first,
whether or not you arc the man they
want, tiie circumstantial case is strong,
You know too little of your past to defend    yourself,   and   you   are   placing
yourself in the enemy's hands. The
result will probably be against you with
equal rtainty whether innocent or
guilty."
"Letting things lie," demurred
Saxon, "solves nothing."
"Why solve them?" Steele paused at
his door. "It would seem to mo that
with her in ygur life you would be
safe against forgetting your present at
all events���������and that prosent is enough."
The summer was drawing to its
close while Saxon still wavered. "Unless he faced the charge that seemed
impending near the equator, he must
always stand, before imself at least,
convicted. Yet, Duska was immovable
in her decision, and Steele backed her
intuition wilh so many plausible,- masculine arguments that he waited. He
was packing and preparing the pictures
that were to be shipped to New York.
Some of them would be exhibited and
sold Ihere. Others, to be selected by
his eastern agent, would go on to the"
Paris market. He had included the
landscape painted on the cliff, on the
day when the purple flowers lured him
over lho e:lg*e, and th'e portrait oi" the
girl. These pictures, however, he
specified, were only for exhibition, and
wer not under any circumstances to
be sold.
Each day, hc insisted on the necessity of his investigation, and argued il
with all the forccfulness he could command, but Duska steadfastly overruled
him.
Once, as the sunset dyed the west
with the richness of gold and purple
and orange and lake, they were walking' their horses along a hill lane between pines and cedars. The girl's
eyes wore drinking in the color and
abundant beauty, and the man rode
silent, al her saddle skirl. She had
silenced his continual argument after
her usual decisive fashion. Now, she
turned her head, and demanded:
"Suppose you went and- settled this,
would you be nearer your certainty?
The very disproving of this suspicion
would you be nearer your certainty?
fore Senor "Ribero Lold his story."
"It would "mean ih'is much," he argued. "I should have followed to its
end every clew that was given-me. I
should have exhausted the possibilities, and I could then with a clear'conscience leave the rest to" destiny. I
could go on feeling* that.] bad a right
to abandon' the past because I had
questioned-it as far as I-knew."- --
She .was resolute. . .."'.'
"I should," hc urged, ."feel that in
letting you share the. danger T had at
least tried  to ond it." '
She raised her chin almost scornfully  and   her  eyes  grew  deeper.
"Do y u think thai danger can affect
my love? Are we the sort of people
who have no eyes in our hearts, and no
hearts in our eyes, who live and-marry
and die, nnd never have a hint of loving as, the gods love? 1 want to love
you thai way���������audaciously���������taking
#very chance, If the stars up there
love, they love like that."
Some days later, Mrs. Horton again
referred to her wish lo make the trip
to Venezuela. To the man's astonishment, Duska appeared this time more
than half in favor of'ii, and.spoke as
though she might after all .reconsider
her refusal to be her aunt's travelling
companion. Later, when they were
alone, he questioned her, and she laughed with the note of having a profound
secret.    At last, she explained.
"1 am interested in South America,
now," she informed him. "I wasn't before. I shouldn't think of letting you
go there, but Jguess I'm safe in Puerto
Frio, and T might settle your doubts
myself. Vou see," she added judicially,
"I'm the one person you can trust nol
to bctrav your secret, and yet to find
out all about this mysterious Mr.
Carter."
Saxon was frankly frightened. "Unless she promised* that she would do
nothing of the sort, ho would himself
go at once. He had waited in deference to her wishes, but, if tho thing
.were.fu be recognized as-dusei'ving-investigation at all, he must do it himself. He could not protect himself behind her as his agent. She finally assented, yet later .Mrs. Horton once more
referred lo the idea of the trip a.s
though she expected Duska to accompany her.
Then it was that Saxon was driven
back on strategy. The idea was one
that he found il. hard to accept, yet he
knew that he could never gain her consent, and her suggestion proved that,
though she would not admit it, at heart
she realized the necessity of a solution. Tho hanging of his canvases for
exhibition afforded nn excuse for going
to New York. On his arrival there,
ho would write to her, explaining* his
determination to take a steamer for
the south, and "put it to the touch, lo
win or lose it all." There seemed to be
no alternative.
He did not take Steele into his confidence, because Steele agreed with
Duska, and should bo able lo say, when
questioned, that he had not boon a
party to the conspiracy. When Saxon
stood, a few days later, on the step of
an inbound train, the girl stood waving hor sunbonnet, slentlerly outlined
against tho green background of the
woods beyond the flag-station. A
sudden look of pain crossed the man's
face, and he leaned far out for a last
glimpse of her form.
Steele saw Duska's smile grow wistful as the last ear rounded the curve.
"I can't quite accustom myself to it,"
ho said, slowly; "this new girl who has
taken thc place of the other, of the girl
who did not know how to love,"
"I know more about it," she declared,
"than  anybody   else  that   ever   lived.
And I've only one life to give to it."
Saxon's first mistake was born of the
precipitate haste "of love. He wrote
the letter to Duska that same evening
on the train. It was a difficult letter
to write. He had to explain, and explain convincingly, that Ue was disobeying her expressed command only,
because his love was not the sort that
could lull itself into false security. If
fate held any chance for him, he would
bring back victory. If he laid the
ghost of Carter, he would question his
sphinx no further.
The writing was premature, because
he had to slop in Washington and seek
Ribero. He had some questions to ask.
But at Washington ho learned that Ribero had beon recalled by government.
Thon, hurrying through his business in
New York, Saxon took the first steamer sailing. It happened li be a slow
line, necessitating several transfers.
lt was characteristic of Duska lhat,
when she received the letlcr hardly a
day after Saxon's departure, she did
not at once open it, but, slipping it, dis-
patch-Mke, into her belt, sho called the
terrier, and together thoy went into
the woods. Here, silling,among the
ferns with the blackberry thicket at
her back and the creek laughing below,
she read and reread the pages.
Por a while she sat stunned, her
brow drawn; then, she said to the terrier in a voice as nearly plaintive as
sho ever allowed it to bc:
"1 don't like it. 1 don't want him
ever to go away���������and yet���������" she tossed
her head upward���������"yet, I guess- I
shouldn't ha.ve much use for him if he
didn't do just such things."
The terrier evidently approved the
sentiment, for he cocked his head
gravely lo lho side, and slowly wagged
his slump tail.
But the girl did not remain long in
idleness. For a time, her. forehead
was delicately corrugated, under the
stress of rapid thinking as she sat, her
lingers clasped about her updrawn
knees, then sho rose and hurried lo
Horton Houses There were things lo
be done and done at once, and it was
her fashion, once reaching resolution,
to act quickly.  '*
II was characteristic of Duska that,
lon into her full confidence, because it
was necessary that Mrs. I-Iorton should
bc ready to go with her, as fast as
trains and steamers could carry' them,
to a town called Pucrto<Frio in South
America, and South America was
quite a long way off. Mrs. Horton had
known for weeks Lhat something* more
was transpiring than showed on the
surface. She had even inferred that
there was 'an understanding" between
her niece and the painter, and this inference she had hot" found displeasing.
The story that Duska told did astonish
her, but tinder hor'composure of manner Mrs. Morton had the ability to act
with prompt decision. - Mr. - Horton
knew" "only part," but "was complacent,
ancl saw'no reason why a trip planned
for a later date should not .be-"advanced on tho docket," and il was so
ordered.
Steele, of course, already know most
of the story, and iL was he who kept
tbe telephone busy between the house
and the city ticket-office, i While Lhe
ladies packed, he was acquiring vast
information as lo schedules and connections.. He learned tha t\ they could
catch an outgoing steamer from Now
Orleans, which would probably put
them at their destination only a day
or two behind Saxon. Incidentally, in
maki ', those arrangements, Steele reserved accommodations for himself as
well as Mrs. Horton and her niece.
WiJ.h Lhc American coasl left behind,
Saxon's journey through the Caribbean." even with the palliation of the
trade winds, was insufferably hot. The
slenderly filled passenger-list gave the
sligl t alleviation of an uncrowded ship.
Those few travelers whose misfortunes
dooned them to cruise at such a time,
lay listlessly under lhc awnings, and
walched the face of the water grow
.bluer, _blucr,..bluer_lo_thoJiot..indigO-of.
the twentieth parallel, whero nothing
seemed cool enough for energy or
moLion except the flying fish and thc
pursuing gull.
There were several days of this to be
endured, and the painter, thinking of
matters further north and further
south, found no delight in ils beauty.
He would stand, deep in thought, at
tho bow when day died and night was
born without benefit of twilight, watching lhe disk of the sun plunge into the
sea liko a diver. It seemed thai Nature
herself was here sudden and passionate
in mailers of life and death. He saw
Lhe stars come out, low-hanging and
large, and the waters blaze with phosphorescence wherever a wave broke,
brilliantly luminous whero the propeller churned lho wake. Tl was to
hini an ominous beauty, fraught wilh
crowding portents of ill omen.
The entering and leaving of ports became monotonous. Each was a
steaming village of hot adobe walls,
corrugated-iron custom houses and
sweltering, ragged palms. AL last, at
a town no more or less appealing than
tho other", just as tho car-splitting
whistle screeched its last warning of
departure, a. belated passenger came
over the side from a frantically-driven
rowboat. The painter was looking
listlessly out at Lhe green coast line,
and  did  not notice tfio new arrival.
Tho newcomer followed his luggage
up the gangway to the deck, his forehead streaming perspiration, his none-
too-fresh gray flannels spashed with
salt water. At the top, he shook the
hand of the second officer, with the
manner of an old acquaintance.
"I guess that was close!" ho announced, as he mopped his face with a
large handkerchief, and began fanning
himself with a stained Panama hat.
'Did the���������the stuff get aboard all right
at New York?" .
Tho officer looked up, with a quick,
cautious glance about him.
"Thc machinery is slowed away in
the hold," he announced.
"Good," said the newcomer, energetically.      "That machinery must be
safeguarded. It is required in the development of a country that needs de-
velopin'v Do I draw my usual stateroom?   See the purser?   Good!"
The tardy passenger was tall, a bit
under six feet, but thin almost to
emaciation. His face was keen, and
might have been handsome except that
the alertness was suggestive of the fox
or the wtasel���������furtive rather than intelligent. The eyes were quick-seeing
and roving; the nose, aquiline; the lips,
thin. On them sat habitually a half-
salirical smile. The man had black
hair sprinkled with gray, yet he could
not have boen more than thirty-six or
seven.
'I'll just run in and seo the purser,"
hc announced, with his tireless energy.
Saxon, turning from thc hatch, caught
only a vanishing glimpse of a tall,
flannel-clad figure disappearing into
lho doorway of the main saloon, as ho v
himself went lo his stateroom to freshen himself up for dinner.
As the painter emerged from his
cabin a fow minutes before the call of
the dinner-bugle, the thin man was
lounging against lho rail further aft.
Saxon stood for a moment drinking
in lhc grateful coolness thai was creeping into the air with the freshening of
the evening breeze.
The stranger saw him, and started.
Then, he looked again with the swift
comprehensiveness that belonged to his
keen eyes, and stepped modestly back
into Lhe protecting angle where he
could himself bo sheltered from view
by the bulk of a tarpaulined life-boat.
When Saxon turned and strolled .aft, ���������
the man closely followed these movements, then -went into his own cabin.  .'
That evening, at dinner, thc new passenger did not appear. He dined in his
stateroom, but later, as Saxon lounged
with his own thoughts on the deck, the
tall American was nover far away,
though ho kept always in tho blackest
shadow thrown by boats or superstructure on the moonlit deck.1 If
Saxon turned suddenly, the other would
flatten himself furtively and in-evident
alarm back into the blackness. He had
the manner of a man who is hunted,
and who has recognized a pursuer.
Saxon,  ignorant even of the other's
presence, had no knowledge 'of ihe interest he was himself exciting. *    Had
his curiosity been aroused Lo inquiry,
he might have  learned Lhat the man    -
who had recently come aboard was one
Howard Stanley Rodman. ��������� It is highly.
improbable,   however,   Lhat   he   would '
have   discovered    the   additional   fact
lhat   the   "stuff"   Rodman   had -asked
after as hc came aboard,was not the
agricultural    implements  described  in
ils  billing,  but revolutionary muskets."
lo be" smuggled off at"sunrise tomorrow"
to    thc   coast  idllage  La  Punta,   five   ���������
miles above Puerto Frio..-" -" ���������       ���������"''.-.���������
.   Not.knowing that a'-conspirator-.was--"-,
hiding away iff a cabiii" through4fear" of "-" "
him, Saxon was of course equally un---
consciousof having,as shipmatea man  "���������*
as dangerous as the cornered wolf to-
one who stands between itself and freedom.-       - '. .    - --.'.-._.-     ;.
-  La   Punta    isL hardly ' a  port.    The   "
shipping    for    this'  section,    of    the   '.''���������
east    coast    goes     to    Puerto    Frio,    '
and   Saxon  had  nol  como out  of'his.
cabin the next morning when Rodman
left.   Thc creaking of crane chains, disturbed his sleep, but he detected nothing* prophetic in   the sound.    To have
done so, he must have understood that-
the customs- oflicer at this ocean- flag   *
station was ui*)rlo his neck'in a'revolutionary plot which was soon to burst; _'
that the steamship line, because oC-in-
tercsls of its own which a change'of
government would advance, had agreed
to regard the ride's in the hold as agricultural implements, and that Mr. Rod-   -
man   was  among  the.most  expert*of
travelling salesmen for revolutions and
organizers of juntas. To all that knowledge,   he  must  then   have  added   the
quality of prophecy.   It is certain, however,   thai,   had   he   noted 'the  other's
interest  in_him..sej_f_and_coup.led_j>yith
that interest the coincidence that the
initials of the furtive, gentleman's namo
on thc purser's list were "I-L S. R.," he
would havo slept still more brokenly.
If he had nol looked Mr. Rodman up
on the list, Mr. Rodman had not boen
equally delinquent. The name Robert
A. Saxon had by no means escaped his
attention.
-   CHA P'rEK LY. '   *=-"*-|
Puerto Frio sits back of its harbor, a
medley of corrugated Iron roofs, adobe
walls and square-towered churches.
Along the water front is a fringe of
ragged palms. At one end of the semicircle that breaks lhe straight coast -
line, a few steamers come to anchor-
ago; at the oilier rise jagged groups of
water-eaten rocks, where the surf runs
with a cannonading of breakers, and
losses back a perpetual lather of infuriated spray. From the mole Saxon
had his first near view of the city. He
drew a long inhalation of the hot air.
and looked anxiously about him.
Ho had been asking himself during
the length of his journey whether a
reminder would bo borne in on'his senses, and awaken them to a throb of
familiarity. I-Ic had climbed lhe slippery landing stairs with the oppressing
consciousness that ho might stop at.
thoir top into a new world���������or an old
and forgotten world. Now, he drew to i
one side, and swept his eyes question-
ingly about.
Before him .stretched a broad open
space, through which the dust swirled
hot and indolent. Beyond lay the Plaza
of Santo Domingo, and on the twin
towers of its church two crosses leaned
dismally askew. A few barefooted
natives slouched across the sun-refracting square, their shadows blue
against the yellow heat. Saxon's gaze
swung steadily about the radius of
sight, but his brain, like a paralyzed;
nerve, touched with the testing-electrode, gave no reflex���������no response.
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LAST OF POWDER TRAIN   HEROES
With the death of Jeremiah C-Donovan, marble and granite cutler," the
list of those whO/help'ed save thc north
from invasion in 1SG2 by taking a
powder train through to Anlielam has
. lost its last name."-
Gen. McClcllan was fighting desperately against Lee's-combined forces
on the field of Anlielam when he discovered -that powder was scarce.,, so
that he could" not "use his heavy artillery against Lhc Confederate forces.
McClellan  telegraphed  to_ Washington
- that he must- have powder at once. A
trainload of explosives was hastened
to Bridgeport, Pa., and tho Cumberland
Valley .Railroad was "requested to carry
"it'oveiyits -line Uo."Anlielam. -- Volunteers were sought lb run the engine.."
I "I'll take it: to Anlielam" of to hell,"
said.Joe Miller, engineer, as he stepped
to thc throttle.. "    v ~ " ,-
With the tracks clear, for a stretch
"of scvohty-cight"miles between- the
Susquehanna- and the Potomac, Joe
Miller, and his crow made record timo
with only two stop's. -When  Lhe train
' reached -Chariibersburg Lhc axle boxes
were ablaze and Jeremiah Donovan,
then 17 years old, climbed aboard and
��������� volunteered his. services. 1-Tc vainly
���������fried to keep the "axle boxes cool during
tho spurt to Hagcrslown, eight miles
from Aniietam. 11 resembled a train of
fire and smoke as it pulled into jLhe
Maryland city.-
The powder saved .the day for Mc-
Clellan. and~~placcd the crew of lhc
powder train on the unrecorded roll of
the heroes of AnUelam. Donovan was
the last survivor. He was a native of
Chambersburg and came to Carlisle
thirty-seven years ago and established
'a marble yard there.
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-A I-IE speculation in real estate in
"Western Canada, says Fred. "W.
Field in Monetary Times, is a
menace to the country's prosperity, lt
is a skip at the maintenance of Canadian credit, lt is retarding the proper
yrowth of lown������ and cities which deserve better treatment. It is placing',
in a country ot" millions of spare acres,
a home beyond the reach of thc artisan.
It is putting* lands which should be
tilled by market gardeners into,
thoughtless speculators' hands. Thc
.situation is unnatural. Unscrupulous
real estate brokers have blown wild
talk into the speculative balloon until
thoir lungs are weak.
After an extensive trip through tho
prairie provinces and British Columbia,
the impression' gathered is this: Suddenly, without warning, five thousand
men realized the immense possibilities
existing in Canada," what a wonderful
country it will be ten, fifteen years
hence. They immediately proceeded to
gather clients selling Canadian land
futures, and discounting them unreasonably, alarmingly, criminally. Men
have made money in the west by holding lands which, ten years ago, perhaps, they could not sell. Men have
made money despite themselves. Men
with vision have held their property,
sold it for a modest profit, repurchased
at an advanced price, sold it again,
chuckling* meantime, and have yet lived to chide themselves for not holding
for another two, years. Men have tilled
farm land till Lhe city has rubbed
shoulders with -it. Bight or ten years
ago, corner lots in .Regina, Edmonton,
Calgary, Saskatoon and elsewhere went
bogging for purchasers. Legitimate
and rapid growth has trebled, and
more, their value.
In a country, where nation-building
is thc first work, art and duty; where
railroad steel is laid by hundred miles
every, year; where acreage under"cultivation increases af a great pace;
where new population coming in thousands'is part of the-life; where natural resources make a strong foundation;
where outside.capital flows unceasingly; where, in a word, growth is the
order of the day, there must be a
natural increase in land values. The
recognition of this fact is the basis of
the present speculation. The unfavorable factor is a" floating army of land
sharks, discounting that fact ag'aiii and
again^' until the holders , of. hundreds
of acres and thousands -of so-called
city/and**-town-- lots have flheir money
locked in land." -They cannot ~sell "except to" those who 'are equally 'as "or
more foolish'than themselves. 7--"" y
.The .worst'feature is thc sale of .outside subdivisions. This .consists of-the
purchase'-- "by.' - promoters of -farm- or
waste" lands at a few hundred .dollars
per acre, and their sale on the strength
of imaginative literature, -at so much
per city lot. The. possibility-'of. an-incoming railroad or car system, the
ejection1 of a" roundhouse, is seized .by
the vendors as a selling argument,
magnified and.distorted. The.prospective buyer, far distant, -is led to believe that hc i.s offered valuable lots
in a town which will bo a city of importance beforo the stars have twinkled
again. In reality, he is defrauded with
lots surrounding a railroad station and
a few wooden" shacks,,"or lots anywhere
from'five'to ten miles from. the real
town's' centre. A western cabinet minister pointed to farm lands the other
day, sold at ridiculously high prices,
as city lots, upon which hc predicted
houses would not bc built until 1950,
or 1925 at the earliest,
The investor in Eastern Canada and
in_Great_Britain-ghould.lQarn_why_these
alleged subdivision lots of value 'are
not being purchased by the men on thc
spot. The reason is'that the salesmen
have sufficient sanity not to offer them
there, and the men on the spot have
enough sense not to buy them.
If the methods adopted by the real
estate pirates are legally correct, they
are morally damnable. Blue prints,
maps and pictures aro drawn and
painted without regard to scnle. Hills,
Hat-1 and.- brush;_Avalcr, all "look ""alike."
City halls and union depots are made
to' wander milos from thoir permanent
homos in serve the purpose of tlio subdivision salesman. Look into the store
windows, rented by the men who are
gambling with Canada's future, and
immediately a selling tout will pull the
coat-tail, endeavoring to entice the in-
riiilrcr into a maze of statistical optimism nnd a shower bath of hind falsehoods. These men' arc far worse than
racetrack touts. They are mortgaging
to the hilt thc country and tho country's savings. They arc insects, flit-
ling from point to point, according to
the speculative climate of the moment.
They sell by misrepresentation. They
encourage a dangerous pastime, which
leads men never lo expect to make a
second payment. To gel their equity
and a profit, and pass on their second
payment���������that is all they anticipate.
p]ach man who sells is building a stairway, every step of which is faulty, and
is leading to thc crash.
"We cannot do more than warn the
investor. There are al least 2,500 reliable bank managers who will unhesitatingly advise as to thc worth of proposed real estate purchases. Therer
are reputable financial journals always
willing* lo offer sound counsel. Tho Edmonton and Calgary boards of trade,
and others, have, endeavored to secure
legislation to stop this land riot, but
without success. Their action is none
the less commendable. The investor
must now, as always, get the best advice possible, and use his common-
sense.   He cannot be warned here too
strongly against the brigands who are
seducing him with misrepresentation
and doing the entire country considerable harm.
For a moment consider tho manner
in which this land gambling checks the
progress which our splendid towns and
cities deserve.' Tho workingman, the
factory hand, responds to the call of
tho west. He is hired at a fair wage.
1-Je seeks a home. Turning to the east
end, hc walks to fhe end of the car
line. Dwelling sites along tho route
are held by speculators for future store
sites. Accepting the fact that he must
buy the farm land beyond, he finds it
subdivided into town lots at prices he
cannot consider. Going still further,
he discovers his final alternative, acreage divided into 25-foot lots at high
prices, many miles from transportation
facilities and far from his labor. Thus,
the'employer of labor and the employee
are both-severely handicapped. The
latter may have to "take rooms" nearer
the city, a proceeding which is disgraceful in a country which should be
able .to afford a home and a lot of fifty
feet lo every man who is willing to
work.
Again, the garden grower may think
a certain city and 'district a good market for his vegetables'. Hc has to follow tho footsteps of the workingman,
and beyond. Even content, io go far
distant, he* discovers market garden
lands being sold,at a thousand or.more
instead of a few hundred 'dollars. That
is one reason why Canada is importing
onions, cabbage and the vegetables
which should be.grown by lhe ton in
such excellent soil as we, have.
Professional men are taxed -beyond
reason for homes. "Young men lose the
ambition ever to get - a home. . The
whole economic structure is being
stretched and strained by land rol^
bers, who will skip-to other'fields at
lhe first sign of the'breaking storm.''
Fortunately, the sound business and
financial men of.Canada.are .unanimous
as to the ii desirability o'f these conditions. Our banks'are* no party.to this
mad gambling. Indeed/.they.- are _the
strongest (check upon it. The- sooner
the speculative balloon collapses, '.the
belter will it be for the country.    '.
These are lhe facls as we find them.
Their recital may cause hurfbut those
who have at heart the best interests"of
Canada "wish 'to see * a speedy." end of
this unhealthy, dishonesty*-speculative
gaftop. : **���������-. * .'! _ .-.'-'. ;���������-.���������" "7 ' " 77-
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in.a country replete wilh good investments. ' Inside town, an'd *,cily' property,
while perhaps high,'has not got beyond
sane bounds." The.rapid growth of'our
municipalities* brings'with il "a legitimate,-, increase -in the " values - of city
properly.- Farm . lands, sold as farni
lands.' can be ���������bought" reasonably.- .The
splendid opportunities which oxisffor
such investments are'almost innumerable. Which makes it still more; unfortunate lhat we have the unnecessary
company of a lot' of smooth.tongu'ed,
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WHAT IS A SARDINE?-   -    -
Thei' have been debating, and even
dining" each-other," in London, on the
ciucstion of what is a sardine. " When
Sir George "Woodman'al "the Guildhall
resumed "the sardine case," Mr.7Wa.l-
ter, K.C., - opened the ��������� defence. II is
alleged against Mr. Angus Watson,
trading  as  Angus  Watson   &  Co.,   of
Ncwcasllc-on-Tyne,     that
brand ' of  "sardines"   is  a
description.
 Mr._-Walle-._- declared.
a'1 certain
false  trade
-lhal_il_was_a_
case of a decaying French industry
selling up a righteousness which, until quite recently, il had never possessed. This brand of "sardines" had
ahvays been sold ancl - described as
"Norwegian sardines." Every clupcold
fish packed in oil was a sardine. There
was only one fish put up'as a sardine
in Norway, and thai was tho bristling.
It was Quite  distinct  from'tho  sprat,
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ancl lived in'the Norwegian fjords on a
small, almost ' inperceptible animal,
which gave to-the bristling-that-Oili-
ness and richness characteristic, of- a
Norwegian ., sardine7' , "The defendant
had built'up an enormous trade, and
last'yearv-sold ,20,000,000 tins:-- He'Had
50,000 ..customers in all-paris. of the
world.'7 -V ,, ---fr',," -,.;��������� .'7
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"Mr. Walter- said .that, generally "sart
dine"; had .-been" applied in, England-" for
forty ���������-years'--���������lof Lhevi clupoa"_7pilchards;
horse7;mackerel,. chinchard,-" the. sprat;
the." herring, 'the-Teastcm .'fislfwhich he
believed .wasl called the?' cliipea 'sajax,-
and .ohe'or two others.'"Until".this- case
was instituted there was "hardly "a" soul
in; the . United ^Kingdom "-who"" would
not have-replied-if'"asked .what was a
sardine, "II is something iifa tin done
up'in. oil." Counsel-'was equally certain .thai nobody ever heard of a sardine swimming in the sea. "\ "They clo'
not, swim in the sea, Ihey die in toil���������
T.mean" they are,dead in oil." 'The sardine trade was carried-on in practically, every country of the,-globe'.that
ihad a'water border. Prance had packed the young herring as fi sardine,- and
so had Russia, Spain "and Portugal, but
Norway had put up no other, fish as.
sardine" except the bristling...
Mr7 Angus" Watson" giving evidence,
said that the Norwegian was far..the
largest sardine trade. . He spent $250,-
000 last year in. advertising,, and he
always emphasized the country of origin as much-as possible .in tho-advertisements. Thc tins were placed "in
large steam vats" and thc fish thus
cooked in the oil for some twenty or
forty   minutes.     Iii   France   olive   oil.
peanut oil; * and cottonseed oil" were
used, but in Norway only the 'highest
grade olive oil. Most of the Norwegian sardines acquired a smoked flavor
iii the'process'of drying; but this-.was
avoided-in the brand, by .drying-them
in a somewhat different; way'7>-..They;
had ,experimented in Norway for,-curiosity with the'English sprdtj arid had
found that_-it'did'not can-:successfully':
Hc believed - there-.wercr'some five hub-"
dren .brands:of Norwegian^sardines.' ���������_,
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Owing to so much unfavornblo -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 tho United States, Eastern Canada and
Western Europe, there is going to be a steady demand at good prices
for all tho grain Western Canada has raised, no matter what its quality
may be.
So much variety In quality makes it impossible for those less experienced to judge the full value that should be obtained for such grain,
therefore the^farmer never stood more in need of the services of the
experienced arid reliable grain commission man to act for him, in the
looking  after  selling   of  his  grain,   than he does thi- sseason.
Farmers, you will therefore do well for yourselves not to accept
street or track prices, but to ship your grain by carload direct to Fort
William or Port Arthur, to be handled by us in a way that will get
for 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
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We have made a specialty of this work for many years, and are
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We invite farmers who have not yet employed us to write to us for
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standing in the Winnipeg Grain Trade, and our financial position, we
beg to refer you to the Union Bank of Canada, and any of its branches,
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143 THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, August 1, 1912  Nothing will   so   quickly  end a Cold as our  Tasteless  Preparation of  Cod Liver Oil with  Extract of Malt  Hypophosphites  and Wild Cherry  n a palatable and readily assimilated form, tlie active principles of Cod Liver  Oil combined with Extract of Wild Merry,  Extract of Malt and Compound Syrup of  Hypophosphites of Potassium, Sodium, Manganese, Iron, Lime, Quinine and Strychnine.  It is readily borne by the most delicate and  will not cau.se indices tion.  A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  Clifl St. Enderby  ENDERBY PRESS  Published  every  Thursday at  Ender.by, B.C. at  $2 per year, by the Walker Press.  Advertising Rates: Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising. SI an inoh per month.  Lesal Notices: 12c a line first insertion; 8c a line  each subsequent insertion.  Reading Notices and Locals: 15c a lin������������������.  Jtfe������������������(f���������������������������t6l  .un  jHon Tne  Wed  Tfiu,  Fri  Jat  4  ll  5  12  6  13  7  14  i  8  |I5  2  9  16  3  10  17  18  I9i  20  21  22  23  24  25j  26|  27  28  29  30  31  AUGUST 1,  1912  THE BEST BUSINESS POLICY"  SECRET SOCIETIES  A. SUTCLIFFE  "W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodgre No. 40  ilejjular meetings fir������������������t  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  F. H.  BARNES  Secretary  J. 0.0. F.  ^*__S^^ N������������������sS**j2'  Eureka Lodfce, No. SO  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, ki I. 0.  O. F. hall, Metcalf block. Visittoi. brothers always    welcome. .1. C. METCALF. N. Q.  It. E. WHEELER, Sec'y.  .7. Li. GAYLORD. Treas.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall. Visitors cordially invited to attend.  G.G.CAMPBELL, C.C.  C. E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S;  T. B. RODIE. M.F.  If a merchant were to open for business with a stock valued at $100,000,  and made no provision to advertise  what he had for sale, or to tell of  the attractions possessed, by him,  other than that which he could pay  ! for after all other running expenses  had been paid, he would be put down  as a failure, and he ������������������/ould oi;e soon  enough. The first thing the average  up-to-date business man does when  he gets his goods about him is to  find the best possible nethod of advertising. I-Ie figures his advertising  first, not last. And a liberal amount  is set aside for the purpose of advertising.  What are good business methods in  the ordinary mercantile life, are of  equal merit in ,the conduct of the  corporation -business of a town.  The rate-payers of the town and 'district are as co-partners in the business. Each has an interest in the  whole, and what is of benefit to one  benefits all, when all are "playing  fair," and each is ready to contribute  his share or to do his part. The  value of the taxable property is the  value of thc stock and trade. No  community can advance beyond the  limit of the means of the individual  property owners, without the assistance of men from the outside. Every  man, every home seeker, who is induced to add his mite to the whole,  is so much gained in the interest of  all. And if the community has any  ��������������������������� real permanent value back of it, it is  Hall suitable fo Concerts, Dances and all public,: a-gajn   to   the  hew  locator  as   well  ntertainmcnta.   For rates, etc., add rt-ss,     -        '     ,���������������������������   iU"    ���������������������������    , c ���������������������������_    _       i  T. E. RODIE. Enderby  PROFESSIONAL  W. CHAPMAN  '       [Organist at St. George's Church]  Visits or receives pupils for Piano, Orf:an, Violin,   the   businessman  . .        Singinj. and Theory of Music, Etc.  Address, P. O. Box 84. Enderby.  W  ALTER ROBINSON  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER  In these days" of rapid development  and much boosting, the com inanity.  I that will not advertise is in the same  | class as the merchant who does not  j believe in advertising. And tbe com-  : munity that docs not-consider strong,  j legitimate advertising as its first and  I primary expense, is on a par with  referred to at the  ;opening of this article. ..It is not  ! good business for any community to  I devote to advertising only that pro-:  ! portion df its revenue that can be  | squeezed'out of other legitimate demands on the treasury. Advertising  jis.as essential as keeping the streets  j clean,  in the progress of a town.   It  Agreements of Sale.   Deeds & Mortgaged.  Docu-   js  something  that should' be  provided  ;for at the outset ,of the fiscal year.  mants Witnessed.   Loans Negotiated  Oflice: PoUon & Robinson, next door Fulton's  west. Endt-rby. B. C.  T^NDERBY   COTTAGE  HOSPITAL  MISS WARWICK. Proprietress  Maternity Fees, $20 per week  Fees covering ordinary illness, $2 per day.  Hospital Ticktts, half yearly and yearly,  tl per  month. ENDERBY. II. C.  And the most equable system of  raising an advertising fund is by  direct taxation for this purpose. By  this system, the largest property  owner���������������������������the largest "share holder" in  the corporation business���������������������������pays proportionately his share, and so does  the small property owner���������������������������the small  "shareholder."  ������������������L  L. WILLIAMS  !\HE SUCCESSFUL NEWSPAPER  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor  Bell Block       Enderby, B.C.  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon,  9 to 10:30  Afternoon. 'A to i  Evening, G:30 to 7:30  Sunday, by appointment  Office: Cor. Cliff and G������������������r������������������rguS.������������������. ENDERBY  POLITICAL  T^NDERBY   CONSERVATIVE  ���������������������������^ ASSOCIATION  J. L. RUTTAN,       A. F. CROSSMAN  President. Secretary.  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Enderby, B.C.  Contractors & Builders  Pint-class Cabinet Work  and   Picture Framing.  Undertnkinff Parlors in connection.  Next to City Hall.  High ideals, learlessness in criticism of public men in thc public interest and independence within political party lines, are the chief factors  in the upbuilding and financial success of a newspaper, according to W.  A. Buchanan, ex-M.P. for Medicine  Hat, and proprietor of the Lethbridge  Herald, in an address before the Nelson Canadian Club on "the Mission  of a Newspaper."  Newspapermen, he" "declared, were in  business to make money and he believed that the paper which fought in  the interests of the i cople was the  one which in the long run made a  financial success. Mr. Buchanan did  not believe that a newspaper could  be independent of Party, but it should  be independent, he declared, within  Lhe party it supported. Newspapers  should lead, and not be led by a  party. He was pr.oud of the power of  the press.  WILL MAKE DISTRICT SHOW  Mr. Walter Robinson will this year  make a District exhibit of hncurby  'products at Vancouver and NYw vvvst-  minster. I-Ie will work up-icr the  auspices ot the Farmers' Iiutitute.  He will leave Enderby for var_<ou\er  on the 8th of August. Air. Robinson  has already contracted for sij.ace at  the Vancouver and New Westminster  exhibitions. He will make a tour of  the District for collecting ar.il packing products for the exhibit on Aug.  Gth and 7th, He will appreciate any  help that may be given him, i.nd desires us to, urge everyone to keej- a  look out for anything extra good.  He will require for exhibit fresh fruit,  preserved fruit and honey, and itj prepared to pay the. highest rnarr.et price  for same, with a bonus.     He is anx  ious to take with him every variety  of apples grown here. Address all  letters to Box 153.     '*'  THAW STILL INSANE  In 1907-8 : it cost tbe mother of  Harry K. Thaw, the murderer of  Stanford White, some half a million  dollars to prove that her son was insane. She succeeded. It has since  cost her an equal amount to prove  that he is not insane. She has not  yet succeeded. Justice Keogh of thc  U. S. Supreme Court, a few days ago  denied Thaw's last application for  freedom. The court took the stand  that Thaw's release would be dangerous to public safety.  v.:  _z  PRO BONO PUBLICO  i  xz  X  STOP !   LOOK !   LISTEN !  Editor The Enderby Press:'  Never attempt to cross a ral'road  track until you are positively certain  there <is no train 'approaching. This  warning should be put in practice by  .3very person who ands it necost-ary  io cross a railroad tr.-vik, whecher  walking, riding, driving or nioioruijr.  There would be positively no accidents recorded in this counectio;i if  people would only stop! Ion.-:! aud  listen!  at every crossing.  The accident at the cC'i-il street  crossing on Sunday of ���������������������������ast \\eei<*, of  which I was a witness, i.!it.,.,,'I be a  warning to people in tnis vicinity at  least, of the necessity of using every  precaution. There have l.een many  narrow escapes at this pal tinjlar  crossing, but this is the first acci-.  dent to be recorded, and sliouH be  the last if people would use tl e requisite caution.  In case of doubt, always tslvi ;he  safe side. Some persons, when *l:ey  heanwa , train approactiing, ^.hip up  their -horses in order.'o ���������������������������"beat" the  train. They may *.c successful 99  times, but the hundrelth ti.ne the  train may "beat" them, .an: tie  chances are they "beat it" for' another world. ���������������������������  Another thing I have noticed while  travelling up and- down the' i:"ne, is  that a number of youths and boys  are in the practice of jumping on and  off the trains while in :i:otion. This  is particularly noticeable :j I'.-iderby,  and is apparently done io "rih&w oft"  before the bunch of "r:i'ob3r-ie_Ks"  who make a practice of .crowding the  station platform-day after day, wctk  in and week out. , There* sho-ild be a'  law-making'- it a rnisdemoa:ipo'r for  people.other than, bona lidf travellers; to congregate on placforns and  in waiting rooms.- .Two or t!.ree  times I have almost ^mss-'d n..y train  owing to the difficulty, of making my  way through the" long" line uf these  "rubbers," some of ������������������"hom bernme  quite -indignant at having- to r-ic-ve  to allow a person to pass al.>ng.  Trusting these few remarks will  have a tendency to make weopie a  little more careful of thoir ir-es and  those of others, I remain,  A* TRAVELLER.  (>i\  Bank of Montreal  Established   1817  CAPITAL   all   paid   up,   $15,418,000:  REST, $15,000,3<������������������.e9  Hon. President, Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal G. C. M-. Q.  President, R. B. Angus, Esq.   Vice-President, Sir Edward Clouston, Bart.  General Manager, H.V.Meredith  BRANCHES IN LONDON, ENG., NEW YORK and CHICAGO.  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT  Deposits received from $1 upwards, and interest allowed at current rates.  Interest credited 30th June and 31st December.  ENDERBY BRANCH  A.  E. Taylor,  Manager  I E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;   Careful Driv-  | ers; Dray ing of all kinds.  -==Gomfor-table-and=GommoHJ  dious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers  and Tourists in  |> vited to give us a trial.  Victor Gramophones and Victrolas  Disc Records  Perforated Music Rolls, from 15c up  For all Player Pianos  Always in stock  Leave your order with us for Edison or Disc Records, if we haven't  what you want .in stock. ' See and hear the Gourlay-Angelus  Piano.  Agent also for Church and Parlor Organs  Also Fire and Life Insurance  -    Office in brick block opp. The Walker Pr������������������ss.  J. E. CRANE,  Enderby Agent  B. BRUNDISH  Enderby, B. C.  I have purchased the old Farmers' Exchange building, on the  railway, and am placing in  stock a full line of  Bricks, Lime, Hard Wall  Plaster and Cement  Estimates furnished on all kinds  of Cement, Brick and Plaster  Work.  r* BIW Parlor  THREE regular Pool Tables  ONE J ull-si/.ed Billiard Table  R. Ghadwick  REGISTERED PLUMBER  (certificate.)     Painter and Decorator,  Box 74, Enderby.  Finest in the Country  "Enderby js a charming villiage with eity airs.  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandon  off his feet ne 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 tiie excellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists.  (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.) -  King Edward Hotel, Pp^e^URPHY  Enderby  Deer Park Fruit Land  E N--D.E R.BY       :  No Imgatipnilequiired  These lands are situated on the benches near Enderby and are especial- **  ly suited for Fruit and Vegetables, and, having been in crop, are in splendid condition, for planting.  An experienced 'fruit-grower is-in charge and will give instruction to  purchasers free of charge, or orchar, 'vill be planted and cared for at a  moderate charge., ,  160 acres, sub-divided into 20-acre lots ..r now on the market at -j?175  per acre.  Get in on the first block and make money on the advance.   -  Apply to���������������������������  GEORGE PACKHAM,  Deer Park Land Office, Enderby.  Get Ready for Winter  Early  and do your repairing with some of those Cheap Boards.at,  $3.00 per Thousand feet  No. 2 Dimension, $12.00 per thousand.  Flooring, Ceiling and Drop Siding, $10 and up.  OKANAGAN SAW MILl^, Ltd. End.r.y  JAMES MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  REAL ESTATE  Fm it Land Hay Land  Town Lots  The Liverpool & London & Globe Ins. Co.  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  London-Lancashire Fire Insurance Co.  Royal Insurance Co.,of Liverpool (Life dept  The London & Lancashire Ciarantea  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK,   ENDERBY "  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid Rootling, Screen  Do<5rs and Windows. Glass cut  to any size.  We represent S. C. Smith Co,, of  Vernon. Enderby.  IF YOU WANT TO OWN  Pocket  Knife  BUY A CARBO MAGNETIC KNIFE  For Sale by  THE ENDERBY TRADING CO Thursday, August 1, 1912  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  /  i  Bailing Wire, $4.15  per 100 pounds  Binder Twine, 14c lb.  Observations Anent Our Indian Laws  and Their Inadequate Operation  o  We have a few high-grade buggies and  wagons which we will sell AT COST  to make room for new stock,   Prices, $85 to $90.  Mail Orders receive prompt attention.   Call or write���������������������������  Fulton Hardware Co.  Limited..     Enderby, B. C.  DONT HAVE  Dangerous, unreliable, expensive Gasoline    or   Ascetylene,   Lamps in your  home. '   ��������������������������� .   .   -  Buy Aladdin Lamps  1911 Pat.  elegence  80 c. p.  of    design  More bril-'  Odorless, nloiseless,' clean, steady, safe.     Combining  .with the most'up-to-date powerful white light���������������������������60 .to  liant than electricity, yet easy on the eyes'.   -  * This triumph of modern science is built on the Arysand ] rinciple, using  the Bunsen- flame and *;hc modern incandescent .mantle-  The Aladdin Lamp*burns common coal oil with    great economy; using  only onerthird'as" much'as the old-fashioned lamps.     It'.yet produces from  three to ten-times more light of superior quality.  SOLD ON - TRIAL���������������������������Absolute satisfaction -guaranteed.*     Full    line ��������������������������� of  portable andrfixed lamps, shades, mantles and    all ' accessories. - We  have:  50,000 testimonials."  Our friends "and neighbors   use "the -Aladdin.   Write"  for, a" catalogue. .- ,, -  BERNARD ROSOMAN, Agent,:      -" \  "     -.-'i--.     _       .     '_-.,'?-/.7   - '    ' Grindrod, Okanagan Valley,'B.C.  The. Mantle _������������������ramp_ Co*" of .America, Chicago;  Portland, , Dallas, .Waterbury,-;  -��������������������������� Montreal -'and Winnipeg. '*-i-~ "*- y  ".    ..." ya~i"?~'"~yr- '"?>'   - '-   J':''i'"   **7'  IDe Ftaser Valley Nur.*ienes. Ltd.  Stock  , y ALDERGROVE, B. C.c  "."���������������������������"_.. Have the Finest..  Home-Grown Nursery  - t" , Including���������������������������       "".-..     *  APPLES. PEARS, PLUM3, CHERRIES,  SMALL   FRUITS AND ORNAMENTAL SHRUBBERY.    , ���������������������������    For full particulars, .write��������������������������� *    -  .* * RICHARD McCOMB,  General Manager,  LIVE DISTRICT' AGENT WANTED. -J Aldergrove, B.C  According to statistics compiled by  the Indian Department at Ottawa,  and recently published, the Canadian  Indians are on the increase. They  are not decreasing���������������������������are not dying off.  This is rather embarrassing. The Indian laws of Canada were so framed  by our forebears as to make it easy  for the Indians to pass away���������������������������to conveniently get rid of them���������������������������but no  provision was - made in anticipation  of any increase in the Indian population. The framers of the Indian laws  of Canada apparently did not ever  consider the possibility that the Indians would do anything but become  accommodatingly extinct. Therefore  it would seem, that if the Indians are  determined to increase, there must  be a new Indian policy adopted. And'  the sooner the better.  Under tbe Indian laws now in operation, the red men are loaded up  to the ears with1 valuable land which  they can neither cultivate nor sell.  No provision is made for compulsory  schooling; no provision is made for  compulsory cleanliness' or the teaching of right living; no provision is  made for- the Indian to have.any  standing in court: he cannot negotiate a deal' for any monetary consideration; if. he* 'runs a bill with a  [.whiteman, the white mau cannot col-  lect;   or if    a    whiteman   is   foolish  enough to enter into a contract cov-, _ . ���������������������������       ering any, kind,  of   a    business deal! able.   It may be argued that, "if'given  with an Indian, he can have no legal  all the financial assistance necessary  hold upon him   to . see that the con- j to" do these things, the Indians would  tract is carried out.   Our laws make ��������������������������� still prefer to loaf.   This same argu-  the Indians   irresponsibles.     No   en-jment we ,heard    some ten or twelve  couragement is offered to the red men ,l years "ago   in    connection    with the  to be anything   higher   than a semi- j opening.of the Nez Perce reservation  savage people.       He is made the" re- j in Idaho.   But it did not result that  cipient of    the   lowest of, the white-1 way.   The Indians took a new inter-  man's vices,    and   the door is closed Iest   in   life,   and   'have since "made  to him    through' which it might be'S������������������od."     What other tribes have done  possible   for 'him    to   (limb higher, jour Canadian"   Indians could and'we  The meanest   thing that can be done ;believe would,accomplish if the'Gov-  to any individual.-or race is to take :ernment" would "show some real'active  away   that- sense   of    responsibility-interest in   their   welfare.,   -To push  that, compels fhe .development-of the.the Indians upon   these - reserves and  highest and ,best-.    "Our laws,  under there   leave . them- in .ignorance" and  a mistaken conception of kindness to filtl? is not showing-that high stand-  the Indians/  have made them a-less ard. of civilization that we pride burnable people . than   -we. found them,   selves on   possessing.   In. thus shirk-  We simply,have put.fchem out* of the;inSthe whiteman's dutytoward this  way on.reserves  .to'.die off,*.without 'untutored,people "we* are bringing up-  accepting any responsibility-for their Jon. Canada,-   or that particular part  proper     development    or   education. | of it where,- Indian   leserves are lo-  The Indian has been made' "a prey of ;cated, a   curse - that    will-'sooner or  his-own    vice, andj the accumulated . later have,   to "be .acknowledged'and  viciousness of .the worst in his white,' pet*- -. There is 'another .phase to'the'  brother.--.-.    ',    y ��������������������������� -., ...-   .    _ yc -(question-;that is also -worthy of-con-  Whatis:to-be:the remedy*?-,;. If the ' sideratioh. -;- It "is*   the absurdityof  Indians *,are ..-Increasing,, should^ "not-haYJn.S-Vail 7 of.   these ; thousands7'of-;  measures -'be    taken " looking '-to"the"; acres, of, land tied" upin ���������������������������"reserves' that  and there they live to-day with everything necessary for their comfort provided by Uncle Sam. The younger  men and women were put upon farms  and in schools and there taught how  to better themselves. As a result of  this new policy, the American Indian  has in a few years become a much  more valuable citizen, and is rapidly  developing into a higher type of manhood. We might do worse than look  across the line for our patern from  which to cut our Indian laws. ,  Canada must some day meet the  Indian problem and solve it. One has  but to live along side, an Indian reserve to recognize - how weak and  faulty are our Indian laws. Weak,  not in their operation, but in their  'lack of operation. They retard the  development of the1 Indians rather  than encourage it. o -"hey afford the  Indians nothing to live on except a  hugh tract" of wild land which they  cannot cultivate. If the Government  would convert 75 per cent of this  land-into money for the Indians,- they  would still have more land than  would be. necessary to keep the race  in comfort as long as it-logically can  live. The Indians themselves would  at once, come into possession of sufficient money to enable"'them to pur-'  chase implements and to .erect build-*  ings, and to pay for the clearing of  land enough to make farming profit-  Paid-up Ca  CANADA  and Undivided Profits $8,181,370  Total Aasets (Over)   $58,000,000  Thrifty Children  Tlie    lesson    of    thrift,    so *  necessary to the future welfare of  your children,   is   perhaps   best  taught  by  opening for   each   a'  Savings .Bank   Account,   and  encouraging them to deposit regu-'  larly a portion of their spending  money.  Though they may   not accu-  mulate very much money, they  will learn its value and how to.'  save it. ,.-'*..  We welcome Children's Savings  Accounts..  ERderby Branch,   W. D. C. CHRISTIE, Manager  LONDON,'ENG., BRANCH,-:  .51 Threadneedle St., EX. *'  J-W.ASHE, - . Manager.  G. M. C. HART SMITH.  Assistant Mflr.  J. S. JOHNSTONi:  Cement Building  Contractor   .  Is prepared to furnish straight blocks  veneer.'- blocks,    cement   brick, .iawa.,  vases, peer   blocks,   chimney biocks;,  also lime and cement."--, '7  "'    -7 '-'*7.  Leave orders "early.    ;N    7-7' -Z"7- -77  / ' ���������������������������>' ..       Enderby/-B.'CrJyy  ���������������������������*r  '*'Zy\  ys\  betterment! of "<"the .race? -To-say-that can never-be--utilized *by-the "people',  there .is   nothing ��������������������������� higbef'for them is'1 who own "them,  .or at'least have'a  nonsense'. -Our American'cousins have:life interest in them, and at'the-same  proved, this. ,,There   they 'have more.time having to .d,nr'h- away'3 hundreds  than ten-Indians-to'deal'with to'-our ;������������������f white ;,families" who would gladly-  one.; Up"7 "until-   ten "or  "fifteen" years '. buy    the : land", and" f:-ut'it to-some*  ago the' United   States Indians were .Practical   use."-..The-.purpose   -of "all-  treated similarly to what our Indians, government   is,-"or   should,be, -to"so  are. .treated _ to-day.   But-even then,-.regulated the laws governing, the -pub-  every'reserve had its "Indian Agent-to. [lie domain* as- 'to    make possible the  watch oyer-and' protect the red men _ready anjl.leasy utilization of all' iin-'  against   the   intrigues, of     scheming'used lands.    In" other words, to find  whites,'   and ��������������������������� every    reserve  had its .homes for all- .worthy citizens desir-  school or schools for the education of ;ous of "aiding in building up, the ccm-  the young.   . . '     .-   ���������������������������     , 7'       '"jmunity.   When this can-be".iyne with-  Not until the national government j out'involving-the interests of. the In-  stepped in and: purchased from the'dians, but rather to' r.heir benefit,-;it  Indians'the unused reserve lands, and; would seem to be the best tf wisdom'.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGULATIONS  -''.*'.' '~i-??/?������������������������������������������������������'  ,.Zr~ *  set the' Indians" up on farms of their  own, with all necessary implements  and teachers, .necessary- ,to enable  them to " successfully operate these  lands," did the Indians begin to develop or reach out. The older men  and women were put upon.well- organized .and agent-governed  reserves,  to'so make or amend,  j mit of   some   action  this direction;    ~  the laws to. ad-  being taken in  ���������������������������r-U$m  have land  to sell  List it with me.  If you want to  buy*land,.see me.  My new booklet dencriptivc of tho Mara Dii-  triet is now out.   GET   ONE,  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard, Mara,B.C.  Fresh Meats  If you want prime fresh meats, we  have them. Our cattle are grain-fed  and selected by our own buyers from  the richest feeding grounds in Alberta, and are killed and cut strictly  FRESH.  We buy first-hand for spot cash, so  can give you the best price possible.  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  RMcCONNEL  Tailoring, Repairing,  Cleaning,  Etc.  Men's Suits cleaned, pressed and repaired on  short notice.   Enderby Hotel Block.  Just arrived:  D. & A. Corsets. Clearing out at cost  ���������������������������Poisons. '      "  IT HAS BEEN PROVED -    *.'  That Machela, Nature's Scalp Tonic,  has a   record    for   growing hair���������������������������95  Coal .mining rights-^of the-Dominion,:.^;;  in Manitoba," Saskatchewan 7ahd ZA1-) '"//-  berta, v the -\Yukon ���������������������������:7 Territory;-'^the^W-..'--.wi  Northwest -Territories * and;_a -portion ^V^&i������������������&S|  ofr the, province* of' BritishtC61umbiaT^'*5'-^fe-'^'I  may.be leased-forva'term of twenty-^^t'747^1  pheryears :"aV:an;-7annual.rental r6f>?l?%7%;eSS|@l  "an -acre77-_., Not' more ;,th"an:- 2', 560.*;acres^:^i"ls%.|I  will;berleased tq,one;'applicant.7v7 V:.^^  .'-'^Application-''���������������������������_ for*-"a*��������������������������� -lease must1; be f 7  made by the', applicant '.in-.-person'tb'7 -  Xhe .Agent   or ;sub-Agent;of��������������������������� the^dis-'r -  -trict in 'which-'rights6applied'fbr"-a'rei: >���������������������������  situated.-7      .'���������������������������    T   _1   -,-.-.   - ,^-> '-/'y/:Z  ., In surveyed territory.-the land "must77;  be described7-by ' sections,,-' or.  legalX.  sub-divisions of -"-sections;-- and * ind ub- " " ���������������������������  surveyed- territory   the tract applied;;���������������������������  for shall be staked out by-;,the appli-''rC'_������������������  cant-himself.      "      ;   ;-,\    ,   '"   ,-'i~' '''-  ���������������������������Each   application", must beacconj^":'"-  pariied'by.a'fee. .for $5. which" will be" Zz  refunded < if- the��������������������������� rights applied' for are, 7  not available,: b*ut not otherwise: (Ai-/  .royalty   shall   be paid , on "the mer-..;,  chantable output of the miie"at'the   '-*>  rate of five cents" per ton. 7T -'-   '_- /' /  The person operating-the mine shall ---,  furnish-the Agent with sworn-returns  accounting for   the   full, quantity of  r-Pil  ���������������������������fcaseT=W*^f"^'0"Or=It=is=the only rem-  edy ever discovered that is similar to  the natural hair foods or liquids of  the scalp. Removes dandruff. Prevents falling hair.- Each package  contains a packet of Machela Dry  Shampoo Powder. Price for complete home treatment, $1 00. Sold  and guaranteed by A. Reeves.  ���������������������������  ,,���������������������������! .    ,.- -,    _   in-uuui____ig  lur    tne    iuii-quantity  oi."  ^^Hlf-tr6^1 ?lined -<i-pay the;;  royalty thereon.     It the coal mining-v.-  rights are" not   being'operated; such  .':  returns should   be furnished at'least*,  once a year. . ���������������������������    .  The lease will include the coal min-: '  ing rights only, but'the leasee may be. '.J  "p"ernrit"t"e"d~:="tlf    purchase     whatever .  available surface rights may be con-,  sidered necessary  for thc working of 7  the mine at the rate of $10.00 an acre  .  For   full     information   application  should be made   to the Secretary of    "  the Department   of the Interior,  Ottawa, or-to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands., -  W. Wi CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior."'  ._N.B.���������������������������Unauthorized-, publicationl_of_v.  this   advertisement    \rill not be paid  for. "' sp2  Regular 75c   Dress Goods:  clearing  at 45c and 40c yd���������������������������-at '���������������������������"'olson's.  MOFFET'S  COLUMBIA   FLOURING   MILLS   CO. Limited  LOANS  Applications   received for  Loans on improved'Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.        VERNON, B.C.  Liquid Sulphur CURES  Rheumatism,  Eczema,, Stomach  and Kidney Troubles,  Skin Diseases  ?  Because Liquid Sulphur is the greatest known blood purifier of the century. Every one knows that sulphur  is good for the entire system. Almost  everyone has taken sulphur in some  form or an'other. But is it kno-s'u to  you that sulphur in its powdered  form cannot be assimilated into the  blood through the stomach? If the  stomach cannot dissolve sulphur,how  can the blood be purified ? Liquid  Sulphur is already dissolved, is, in  fact, ready for the stomach to distribute through the system. Liquid  Sulphur goes direct to the seat of thc  trouble, impure blood, attacks and  drives out of the entire system all  germs and impurities. IT PEMOVES  THE CAUSE AND PERMA^EJTLY  CURES.  Sent by mail postage prepaid on re- DQ NQT ArrFPT    .    ,(m���������������������������   ,.  ceipt of price: Two sizes, 50c and $1.   uu WUi  AOOhFT    A oUBSliLbTE  Prepared only by  CHASE   &  JACKSON  VANCOUVER, B. C. Phone, Sey. 4254. 506 .Smythe Street.  Why?  Read  These  Facts: ENDERBY PRESS AND 'WALKER'S WEEKLY  60 MEN WANTED  At   Ones   to  Loan.  Barber   Trade  Only eight weeks required-to learn, tools'  froe and pay -vrages while learning. Positions secured on completion a. from $15  to $20 per week, We have hundreds oi  locations where you qpn start husinoss  ior -"ourself. Tremendous demand for  barbers. "Write for Free Catalogue; better ���������������������������still; ��������������������������� call.. 'If you would-become aii  expert you must be un International  graduate.  INTERNATIONAL BARBER COLLEGE  Alexander Ave.,  First Door  West  of Main St., Winnipeg.  That Reminds Me  W FRAIL WOMEN  MV  MOTHER'S CANDLE  llli'   r,MliHc   ill   liit-  sprit  3ERK1XS���������������������������"Does   the   young*   man  who   is..'cburUn_r   your   daughter  leave :iL a. reasonable hour?"  Pater���������������������������"Ves;   I   have   no   reason   to  'kick."  * ������������������ **���������������������������  "We asked the young- 1,-idy across the  way what she th(.uj.hl of the initiative  ancl rel'eremium, and she said it seemed  to her "that the old motto of "In God  We Trust" was just as ;-',<>ou as any.  Sin- s< I  WI,. n- ���������������������������  A   moth'-i  1 think  ���������������������������ii  Mid  nil  c in ine  lu ir wa*-  I'tiiiinil  I set- lier  I low small a li.ulu  .\auuhl   but    the  < ������������������f .ioimiiils in tiie  AJ'jiK.   tlii-   Ai)i-il  Ii"   ..������������������ri  vet.  within  delii.-ali'  nt- ���������������������������  I lu- ruom:  Hare  yard   thai  burn  ,��������������������������� i i r.  And   yi'C  (.iiuiii.li   lo   let   us  hoc  The things right well we know--  That   fairer   than  a jonquil  she  And  that her i-yos were  blue.  The bureau  with its knobs of brass  ���������������������������Stood dim and soft and  high,  As diil our barns out in the grass  Again si.  the rosy sky.  And dimly from lhe wall  looked down  Mary,  wfth   Child  al  breast;  Our mother wore as  blue a gown  On Sundays for hor besl.  A   moment and   we were  in  bed.  A moment did  she stay,  To tuck us in from foot to head;  And then she went away.  Upon  us fell  lhe night;  J-low strange it was a thing so small  Could make so great a light!  ���������������������������lAxzoile "Wordsworth J.ecse.  leaehur tin  you may tell  is "  John    (promptly  clubs is a league'  geography class)--"John,  tin- class what  a  league  Jin lit    baseball  Sillieus���������������������������"Oo you believe; iu long engagements?"  Oynicus���������������������������"Sure. Tlie longer a man  is engaged (lie less time he has to be  married."  K        J=        V  Assistant���������������������������"A.s we've given li ij our  music department, I may as well throw  away this sign reading: 'Take this  home and try it on your piano.' "  ^Manager���������������������������"Throw it away. Certainly not! Stick it up on the furniture  polish counter."  * V        *  Street    Urchin���������������������������"Where  Now   Rapidly    Learning   the   Way  Health   and   Vigor'by   the   Use  of Dr.  Hamilton's Pills  to  Thousands of half-dead, c-maciatcd,  worn-out women are dragging out  their weary lives simply because they  don't know what ails them. Nine times  in ten it's indigestion, which directly  leads to anaemia. pm>r circulation, ami  eventually  invalidism.  yer  roin  I\laggie���������������������������"Goin' tor de butcher fer fi'  cents wort' uv liver."  Urchin���������������������������"Chee! Yer goin' icr have  company fer dinner, ain't yer?"  RAINFALL AND CONSUMPTION  A   study   of   fhe   influence   of   rain-  bearing winds upon the prevalence of  tuberculosis   has    been   made    by  .Dr.  William Gordon, physician to the .Royal  Devon    and    Exeter    hospital.      After  classifying    several    Devonshire    parishes   according   to   their   exposure'  to  rainy winds, Dr. Gordon searched out  in precisely which parishes the deaths  from  consumption  during a series  of  years had mainly occurred.   lie found  that   the   death   rate   in   thc  parishes  exposed   to   rain-hearing    winds    was  generally twice as high as that of the  parishes   sheltered   from   them.     Fur-  ther'investigations Avere conducted  in  many other localities, among them the  city  of  Exeter...   The  lesult  was   the  same.    Dr.   Gordon   declares  that  the  important   point   to   consider   in   the  choice of-a residence for consumptives  is the niatter of shelter from the rain-  hearing winds of the locality,.exposure  to-which   is   a.   more   serious   matter  than altitude, character of soil, or even  the amount of rainfall.  , Close, hot days como iu seeding.  Horses arc soft and perspire easily. Collars become gummed up and (lirly if nol  regularly and thoroughly cleaned. Never  put a collar -ia the harness-room or on  the harness-pin until it. is scrupulously  frcc from all dirty nuilerial accumulated during the day's work.  Clean the  mud    from    the    horse's  "Your wife will be married twice.  Her second husband will bc handsome,  wise and honorable, a man of simple  tastes and refined habits with the manners of a courtier."  "I-Tang thc old cat! She never told  me she had been married before."  Bridegroom (two days after wedding)���������������������������"I haven't seen anything yet of  that $5,000 check from your father."  Bride���������������������������"Well, you see, dear, papa  heard that your father' had already  given us one, ancl he knew we shouldn't'care to have duplicate presents."  "I'm thinking of going a four on tlie  Rhino this summer, and 1 should like  your advice about tho best things to  buy there, you've been there, haven't  you ?"  ".Yes,   but   it's   a  long   time   ago,   1  shall    have    to   refresh   my    memory.  Waiter,  bring thc wine card."  *    *    >���������������������������  An exceedingly drunk man. on a very  rainy day, stood weaving back and  forth beneath a belching water-spout.  A passing* policeman took him hy thc  arm, thinking to load him away, but  the drunk resisted weakly and mumbled:  "Shave  the  wimmen  an'  children!   J  c'n swim."  *    *    *.  The first step io wards relief is to  flush uui all Avasies and unhealthy  matter. Loosen the bowels���������������������������stir up  tho liver���������������������������stimulate the kidneys. Once  this is clone, Dr. Hamilton's Pills will  quickly manifest their health-restoring  qualities.  "The best way to correct impaired  digestion, to cure constipation, headache, liver trouble, ancl other ailments  of the stomach and bowels," writes  Mrs. Uriah A. Dempsey, from Woodstock, "is by the frequent use of Dr.  Hamilton's Pills. I didn't know what  it was to enjoy a good meal for  months. My stomach was sour, I  belched gas, was thin, tired, pale "and  nervous. I simply house-cleaned my  system with Dr. Hamilton's Pills, and  have been'robust and vigorous ever  since."  To keep thc machinery of lhe body  in active working order, no remedy is  so oflicicnt, so mild, so curative as Dr.  Hamilton's Pills���������������������������good for men, women and children, 25c. per box, at all  dealers or the Catarrhozone Co.. Kingston, Ont.  owned by his father at. Hudson, Mich.,  sired over 400 foals, all gray. While  gray is the. prevailing color among Per  cherons this record is certainly remarkable.  Another remarkable incident is reported by Dr.��������������������������� Battoy, who says that of  the first .100 foals sired by-Jerome Eddy,  S.IO^, at the ...Jowett .Kancli, in Sedgwick county, Kan., OS were bays ami  not one of the 100 had white feet.  The draft c-olt is usually more easily  raised than the lighter types, ancl Is  the natural .typo to be produced on  the farm whero heavy work is plentiful.  Do not pamper your young stallion  with too much concentrated, unhoalth-  ful food, nor put him into too heavy  service at too early an age. .Many a  good colt has been ruined by these  practices.  Choose a sire that is as nearly perfect as possible, but be sure that he  i.s -strong where your mare i.s weak.  Like imperfections in both parents  can scarcely fail to be manifested iu  tho  offspring. <���������������������������  Thc horse with the short back, compact and closely-knit body is the  thc horse whose period of usefulness  horse that looks best on least feed and  the horse wrosc period of usefulness  lasts over thc greatest number of  years.  Jt is not thc stallion with the  cheapest service fees that is likely to  bc the greatest factor in improving  the horsos of his "-district. Owners of  the best sires demand higher fees, and  tho progeny generally warrants the  increased expense.  How to Cur  istemper  An    Experienced    Horseman  Declares    Nothing    is   So  factory  as  Nerviline  Solemnly  Satis-  Says  Nerviline  Is  Fine Liniment  was  His  de-  hacl  Knox today," said Miss  the way. she risked mr  limbs   during   seeding  prevent H'-iatr-lics iin������������������l  operations,  mud fever.  and'  "^AB50RBfflE,JIt,uS^  )<"!oitrfi, Swollen Olam-U, Cysts,  Vari<-<Ki!  Veins.  Viii-lroHltluy  unywIiiTu, lt:ill:ivsp:ilii:ui(ltakes  mil inli.uiiiim-.itm |>11jii15>sK-. AsatV,  Ih-:iHiii.\ MKjtliliiK. uiillv lilio. J'li-ns-  ;it.Utiiiv-"C|ilii'My;iIi'>'>i-lnM IntoSliln.  Powerfully |n>ni-lr:itiii|. livsLilncn nut  M.'.'i-ruiiilnrb.-iiiit.iL'ii ''.or i-:.is',.> sin/  anpit'.i'-.'.ntne'-'; Ki-w denn. onlv c'<iui.-ii :u f>:icii  apii'.itati'ir. AKSOKEMM-:. .1 ll., ���������������������������Jl.i'OjitKllj'.MIll a,  Outdo iit ilnif.'_-i_is ui- iii Iivri'd.   j:oo!. -; <i fri;������������������-  It is spelled A-B-S-O-R-R-l-N-E und Man.*  tactured only by W. F. YounC, P.D.F.,  210   Lymnn'sBuildini;, Montreal, P.O.  Al-vi fiirni>l<iil l>v Mirnti i>,|<' ,'.- \\ vinii' Cn, U'lmilpqj  Tin- N itKuril Urn.; .-in I Clii tiii' -il i.'pi.. \\ iiiii'pi h' .iinlCnljarv  :unl M'.ihI-.'.'.   Lin-. C'i).. U.I.. Vi.in _uvi-r  Don't Persecute  your Bowels  Tkey artheufeX  Cut out cathartic* and Mtrgativts.  ������������������������������������������������������-hanh���������������������������ii-nece-wry.    Try  CARTER'S LITTLE.  LIVER PILLS  Pure., vejeuble.  Ait ^  tfcntly oa the Bret,  eBtnioate bile,  and .  (cothe the delicate.  3et������������������bnoe ct  the bowel. ,  Com pen-  rtijmtioc,  B3ioa������������������.  Side Hudaeko tai Indicc-ttMa, u million., know.  Small Pill,   Small Doso, Small Price  ���������������������������"'��������������������������� Genuine mu.tbear Signature  wmw  'T met Mis.  Blundrin. "By  if I knew yon." t,  "la thai so?" said Miss- Giggles.  "Ves, wo had quite an argument. 1  happened to.remark that Mary Simpers  was the silliest girl I knew, and she���������������������������  er���������������������������she simply wouldn't agree with  me."  * ���������������������������*    *  Tlie Artist���������������������������"No; it can't be done.  My tariff for landscape cows is 3s. Gd.  apiece; double fees if shown standing  in water on account of the reflections,  However, if you liko to have 'em on the  bank in thc "long grass so that their  legs don't show and only the tops of  their backs are reflected. I daresay 1  could run you in half a dozen for thirty  bob."  .    .    .  "Now, Pat," said the prosecuting attorney, "we need your testimony in  "iii i s~a 11 tfjrmjhri kr=e<rse=-t cF-sccu r e=f u=eo 11 ���������������������������  viction. "Vou say the defendant was  going at a terrific rate of speed. Now  just how fast do you mean by tbat?"  "Sure," said Pat, "he was goin' so  dommed fast I nivver even seen the  kyar!"  t    *    *  "I'm seriously thinking of publishing  ti lillie volume of my motor poems,"  said Scribbles, "but J can't think of a  dt't'c-nt title I'or - the-book, ~- l_*ver -roucl  any of tho  verses, "WhibblesV"  "Ves." .said Whihbles. "I've read  'om."  "What would you suggest as a suitable descriptive title?" asked Scribbles.  "How would 'Molor-Truck' do?"  iiucrlcd  Whihbles.  * *    *  (Jiffnrd 1'inclir.t. at his brother's  hiiusc, in Park avenue. New York, listened quizzically to a political story  that was being submitted to him for  vcriiioation  by a political reporter.  "When the reporter finished his narrative Mr. Pinchof laughed and said:  "I'll reply to lhal as the old Italian  peasant replied to lhe statement that  his fellow-countrymen loved birds too  well to ovor cat them:  " 'Well, f don't mind believing that  myself,' lhe old man said, 'but there's  a   good  many  who  wouldn't.'"  p| f        :l  'fhey had been living in an apartment all their lives, and were now enjoying  their  own   house   for  the   first  time.    Mrs.  G -"however, was very  nervous,, and hearing a strange noise  downstairs she shook hor sleeping husband violently by thc shoulder.  "Henry!" she said in a tragic whisper, "Henry! There's a burglar downstairs."  "All  right,  dear,"  murmured   Henry,  only half awake, "ask him to come up."  * *    *  Vice-president Sherman, in an interview In Washington, said of the smashing of a boom.  "It was a brutal smash.    It was so  brutal, so cruel, it reminds me of Mar-  rit's retort.  "Marrit's wife, at the end of thc  usual breakfast table quarrel, burst into tears behind the coffee urn, and, as  she searched for_ her handkerchief,  wailcd:.  " 'You said, the second time I refused  you, that you'd ,rather live in eternal  torment with mc than in bliss by yourself.' ��������������������������� \  " 'Well. I had my wish,' growled Mar-  ril."  Arailvo'id company received for shipment certain horses which were io be  transported by it and a connecting carrier and by thc latter delivered to a  third railroad company. But, if tho  second carrier, at the request or instance of the shippers, delivered the  horses to a stockyards, or to some person, instead of to thc third railroad  company, the supreme court of Texas  holds that the second carrier's liability  ceased, and the initial carrier was entitled to have the jury instructed, in an  action brought by the shippers to recover damages, that they could not recover of it for any delays or injuries to  the horses after they were delivered to  thc stockyards. Thc court also holds  that it was a question for tlie jury  whether or not the contracts set up b'y  tho defendant wore thc contracts of the  shippers, thc evidence showing that  when one of the shippers applied for  shipment thc agent replied. "Bring  your horses ami thc cars will lie ready, ���������������������������''*  and the horses were loaded Avithout anything further being said, after which  ihe contracts were presented for signa-  "Aftcr fifty years' experience in raising horses 1 can safely testify that no  remedy gives such good results, fur an  all-round stable liniment as Nerviline,"  Thus opens the very earnest loiter of  J. .1. I-vanston, who lives near Wellington.   "1 had a very valuable horse that  took distemper a month ago, and  afraid   I   was  going  lu lose  him.  j throat   swelled   and   hard   lumps  j veloped.    Mis nostrils ran and  he  I a   iorrible ' cough.      I    tried    different  j remedies, bui was unable to relieve my  horse  of  his  pain  and  suffering  till I  started  to   use   Nerviline.     [  mixed  a  bottle of Xorviline and sweet oil and  rubbed thc mixture on thc throat and  chest three times a day, and you would  scarcely   believe   tho   way   that   horse  picked   up.     Nerviline   cured   him.     1  also  have  used  Nerviline  for  colic  in  horses and cows, ancl earnestly recommend  it to every man  that is raising  stock."  For strain, sprains, swellings, colic,  distemper, coughs, ancl colds, no liniment will prove so efficacious in the  stable as "Ncrvilino"���������������������������it's good for  man or beast, for internal or external  use. Wherever there is pain, Nerviline  will cure it. 'Refuse substitutes. .Large  size bottles, 50c; trial size, 25c, af all  dealers, or thc Catarrhozone Co., .Buffalo, N.Y., and Kingston, Out.  i  ture .'ind were signed. The court says,  November S. 10.11, Southern Pacific  Railroad Co. vs. W\ T. M'eadors & Co.,  NO Southwestern Reporter. '127, that if  tlie first or initial carrier received the  horses for shipment, furnishing thc cars  for that purpose, without demanding  any written contract of tlie parties, and,  after the-horscs wore,upon thc cars and  the train about to leave, tlie contracts  ���������������������������were presented to the men in charge,  or to tho shipper, for signature, and if  the shipper or tho person who signed  them did not know the contents of thc  contracts ancl had no time for reading  them, and signed them under those conditions in order fo secure thc passes lo  attend the horses, such contracts would  not be thc contract of the shipper, and  the limitation which restricted flic liability of the railroad company to"d:un-  ages accruing on its own line was not -  binding upon the shipper. ,.   ���������������������������  -Whenever you feel a headache coming on take-  ���������������������������-  NA-DRU-CO Headache Wafers  They stop headaches promptly and surely. Do nol contain  opium," morphine, phenacetin, acetanilid or other dangerous  drugs.   25c. a box at your Druggist's.'   . " .25  NATIONAL  DRUG   AND   CHEMICAL CO.  OF CANADA,    LIMITED.  ������������������K3EEiaSSKH  I  During 101.1, five hundred and forty  Percheron horses were imported into  Canada. Of this number, 117 stallions  and S mares came from Prance, and .103  stallions and I.i2 marcs from the "United  States. The  United States, at  tion. wero worth  oi" a million  dollars  horses coming  from    tlie  1  conservative   valua-  morc than  a  quarter  Thc trade is in  creasing in 1012. Between .January 1st  and March 2olli, 1012, one hundred and  sixty-nine Perchcrons were imported  from the United States, and there  scems-io be every probability that Canada will import from the United States  -fiHi*i������������������ig^==th(H===pi,os&nt=^p.yctu,--l?erche������������������aa  horses to the value of upwards of one-  half million dollars. Most of these  horses arc being imported by farmers iu  fhe west. Morses are needed in that  fast-developing portion of the Dominion; and flic horse trade between thc  iwu countries is likely to   continue   to  flourish.  *   *   *  Tom Ualiagiin, thc "syndicate Grand  Circuit scribbler," reports that a gray  imported   -|Jercheron,-   Gov.���������������������������Ogglesby,  HORSES   NEED   CAREFUL   HANDLING  To most horse owners it is a matter  of cosily experience that an apparently  slight, wrench or sprain or cut is much  more serious in a horse thaiijin a human being. A man goes ahead and  works it off. but thc horse is liable to  0  I* commission"  for weeks  in a busy  thereafter  quick ac  he put  "out  or months.  When this has happened  season, thc horse owner is  keenly interested in getting  lion at the first sign of accident or  disease. In fact, many successful  horsemen make a practice of looking  each animal over carefully every  morning to see that if is all righ. 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The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Ltd.  WINNIPEG, MAN.  143 ENDERBY PRESS AND  WALKER'S "WEEKLY  it  tQ*  The Key to Yesterday  (Continued)  There was a leap at his heart which  became hope as his cab jolted on  to the Hotel Frances y Ingles over  streets that awoke no-convicting memories. T-le set out almost cheerfully  . for the American Legation to present  the letters of introduction hc had  brought from New York and to tell  his story. Thus supplied with credentials and facts, the oflicial might be  prepared to assist him.  His second step���������������������������thc test upon which  hc mainly depended���������������������������involved a search  for a yellow cathedral wall surrounded  with red flowers and facing an open  ' area. There, Saxon wanted to. stand,  for a moment, against the masonry,  with the sounds of the street in his  cars and the rank fragrance of the  vine in his'nostrils. There he would  ask his memory, under the influence  of these reminders, thc question the  water-front had failed  to answer.  That wandering, however, should be  reserved i'or the less conspicuous time  of night. T-Ie would spend the greater  part of the day, since his status was so  dubious, in the protection ol" his room  at ���������������������������the hotel. , ,,  If night did not answer the question,  he would go again at -sunrise, and  await the early glare on thc wall, since  that would exactly duplicate former  conditions. The night influences would  bc  soft,er,   less   cruel���������������������������and   less  exact,  ��������������������������� but he would go first by darkness and  reconnoifer thc > ground���������������������������unless his  riddle were solved before.  The American Legation, he was informed, stood as did his hostelry,, on  the main Plaza, only a few doors distant and directly opposite the palace  of the President.  He was met by Mr. Partridge, the  secretary of legation. The minister  was spending several days at.-Mira-  vista, but was expected back that  evening, or tomorrow morning at the  latest, ln thc meantime', if the secretary could be of service to a countryman, he would be glad. The'secretary  was a likable young fellow with "frank  American" eyes.- He fancied Saxon's  face, and was accordingly cordial.  ''There  is  quite a" decent  club,-here  for   Anglo-Saxon    exiles,"   announced  "Mr. Partridge.   "Possibly, you'd like to  ���������������������������r look in? -I'm occupied for the clay, but  I'll drop around for you this-evening,  and make-you out a card."     '      .  .     -  ��������������������������� Saxon left his letters with the secre-  : -tary to be given to .the chief, on arrival,  ii and returned to the "Frances y,Ingles."  -''lie did-not'again "emerge" from  his  -.room untillevening, and,"-'as he left the  -patio- of -the'" hotel  for his journey to  the old cathedral, the moon -was shin-  ��������������������������� ing brightly between the shadows .of  the adobe walls and the balconies that  hung above, the pavements. As he  Avent out through the si reel* door, Mi*.  ..Howard Stanley Rodman glanced furtively up from a corner table, and tossed  away a half-smoked cigarette.  The old cathedral takes up a square.  In 'the'-'niches of its outer wall stand  ,the stone effigies of many saints. Beforo its triple,- iron-studded doors  "stretches a tiled terrace. Af its right  runs a side-street, and, attracted by a  patch of clambering vine on the time-  " stained walls, where the moon fell full  upon them, Saxon turned into the by-  -way.    At the far end, thc facade rose  .blankly,,-fronting a bare drill-ground,  and there he halted. The. painter had  riot counted on the moon. Now, as be  took his place against thc wall, it bathed him in an almost effulgent whiteness. The shadows of the abutments  were inky in contrast, and the disused  _an_d   ancient   cannon,_ planted   at   the  curb for a corner post; stood out boldly in relief. But the street was silent  and, except for himself, absolutely deserted.  For a lime, hc stood looking outward. From somewhere at his back,  in the vaultlikc recesses of the building, drifted tho heavy pungency of  incense burning at a shrine.  Mis ears were alert for thc sounds  that mighl, in their drifting incpnse-  ���������������������������qu en cor moan- everything.- -Then,- as no  reminder came, he closed his eyes, and  wracked his imagination in concentrated thought tis a monitor to memory.  lie groped after somo detail of the  other time, if thc other time had been  an actual fragment of his life. T-le  strove to recall tho features of the  oflicer who commanded the death  squad, some face that had stood there  before him on* that morning; the style  of uniforms they wore. He kept his  eyes closed not only for seconds, but  for minutes, and, when in answer to  his focused self-hypnotism and prodding suggestion no answer came, there  came in its stead a torrent of joyous  relief.  Then, he heard something like a subdued ejaculation, and opened his eyes  upon a startling spectacle.  Leaning out from the shadow of an  abutment stood a thin man, whose face  in, the moon showed a strange mingling  of' savagery and terror. It was a face  Saxon did not remember to have seen  before. The eyes glittered, and the  teeth showed as the thin, lips were  drawn back over them in a snarling  sort of smile. But the most startling-  phase of the tableau, to the man who  opened his eyes upon it without warning, was tho circumstance of the unknown's pressing an automatic pistol  against his breast. Saxon's first impression was that he had fallen prey  to a robber, but he knew instinctively  that this expression was not that of  a man bent on mere thievery. It had  more depth and evil satisfaction. It  was the look of a man who turns a  trick in an important game.  As the painter gazed at the face and  figure bending forward from the abutment's sooty shadow like some chimera  or gargoyle fashioned in thc wall, his  first sentiment was less one of immediate peril than of argument with  himself. Surely, so startling a denouement should serve to revive his memory, if he had faced other muzzles  there!  Whon the man with the pistol spoke,  it was in words that were illuminating.  The voice was tremulous with emotion,  probably nervous terror," yet the tone  was intended to convey irony, and was  partly successful.  "I presume," it said icily, "you wished to enjoy tho sensation of standing  at that point���������������������������this time with the certainty of walking away alive, lt must  be. a pleasant-reminiscence, but one  never can tell." The thin man paused,  and then began afresh, * his voice  charged with a bravado that somehow  seemed to lack genuineness.  "Last time, you expected to be carried away dead���������������������������and went away living.  This* time, you expected to walk* away  in safely, ancl, instead, you've got to  die. your execution was only delayed."  He gave a short, - nervous laugh, then  his A-oico came near breaking as he  went on almost wildly: "I've got to  kill'you, Carter. God knows I don't  want lo do il, but I must have security! This knowledge that you are  watching me to drop on me like a  hawk on a rat, will drive me mad.  They've told me up and down both  these God-forsaken coasts, from Ancon  to Buenos Ayres, from La Boca to  Concepcion, that you would get mc, and  now it's sheer self-defense with me.  I know you never forgave a wrong���������������������������  and God knows that 1 never did you  the wrong you are trying to revenge.  God knows-I am"innocent."  Hodman hailed breathless, and stood  with his flat chest rising and falling  almost hysterically. He was in the  state when men are most irresponsible  and dangerous.  Meanwhile a pistol held in an 'unsteady hand, its trigger under,-an uncertain finger, emphasized a 'situation  that called for electrical thinking. To  assert a mistake- in identity would be  ludicrous. Saxon" was not in-a_ position to claim that. The other man  seemed to have knowledge that he himself lacked. Moreover, that-knowledge  was the'information .which.' Saxon, as  self-prosecutor,-must have."?" The only  course -was ' to..meet, the';' other's bra-*  vado with a-counter showof^_bravadoL  arid keep him" talking] Perhaps, some  one would pass in thc empty street. -  ' "Well,"..demanded Hodman-between  gasping breath's, "why,in hell don't you  say .something?"  Saxon began to feel the mastery of  the- stronger "man over the weaker,  despite thc fact-that the weaker supplemented his inferiority with, a  weapon.  "It appears -to me," came the answer, and it was thc first time Hodman had heard the voice", now almost  velvety, "it appears to me that there  isn't very ��������������������������� much for me to say. You  seem to be in the best position to do  the talking."-- - , - _ .'  "."Yes,-damn you!" accused the other,  excitedly. "You are ahvays the same  ���������������������������always making the big pyrotechnic  display!; You have grand-standed  and posed as the debonair adventurer,  until it's come to be second nature.  That won't help now!" The thin man's  braggadocio changed suddenly to  something like a whine.  =^' ���������������������������ytftrl?irovfT irri r i glTraTrelr^iil=Wff-?  're throwing a bluff. You're a fool not  to   realize    lhat   it's    because   I'm   so  frightened that 1 am capable of killing  you. I've craned my neck around  every corner, and jumped at every  shadow since that day���������������������������always watching for you. Now, I'm going fo end il.  I seo your plan as if it was printed on  a glass.pane. You've discovered my  doings, and, if you left here alive, you'd  inform tlie.governmenl.--l   Here, at least, Saxon could speak,  and speak truthfully.  "1 don't know anything, or care anything, about your plans," he retorted,  curtly.  "That's a damned lie!" almost  shrieked the other man. "It's just your  style, it's just your infernal chicanery, i wrote you that letter in good  faith, and you tracked me. You found  out where 1 was and what'l was doing.  How you learned it, God knows, but I  suppose it's still easy for you to get  into the confidence of the juntas. Thc  moment 1 saw you on the boat, the  whole thing flashed on me. It was your  fine Kalian brand of work to como  down on the very steamer that carried  my guns���������������������������to come ashore just at the  psychological moment, and turn me  over to thc authorities on the exact  verge of my success! Your brand of  humor saw irony in that���������������������������in giving mc  the same sort of death you escaped,  But it's too late. Vegas has the guns  in spite of you! There'll be a new  president in the palace within three  days." The man's voice became almost triumphant. He was breathing  more normally once again, as his cour-'  age gained its second wind.  Saxon  was  fencing  for  time.      Incidentally,  ho  was  learning  profusely  about the revolution of tomorrow, but  nothing of the revolution of yesterday.  "I neither know, nor want to know,  anything about your dirty work," he  said, shortly.    "Moreover, if.you think  I'm bent on   vengeance,   you    are   a  damned fool to tell'me."  Rodman laughed satirically.  "Oh, I'm not so easy as you give me  credit for being*. You are trying to  'kiss your way out,' as the thieves put  it. You're trying to talk me out of  killing you, but do you know why I'm  willing to tell you all this?" He halted,  then went on tempestuously. "I'll tell  you why. In the first place, you know  it already, and, in the second place,  you'll never repeat any information  after tonight. It's idiotic perhaps, but  my reason for not killing you right at  the start is that I've got a fancy for  telling you the true facts, whether you  choose to believe them or not. It will  ease my conscience afterward."  Saxon stood waiting for thc next  move, bracing himself for an opportunity that might present itself, the  pistol muzzle still pointed at his chest.  "I'm not timid," went on the other.  "Yon know me. Howard Rodman,  speakin' in general, takes his chances.  Bul I am afraid of you, more afraid  than 1 am of the devil in hell. I know  1 can't bluff you. I saw you stand  against this Avail Avith thc soldiers out  there in front, and, since you can't be  frightened off, you must be killed."  The man's voice gathered vehemence  as hc talked, ancl his face shoAved  groAving agitation.' "And th'e horrible  part is that it's all a mistake, that I'd  rather be friends with you, if you'd  let me. J never was informant against  you."  I-Ie 'paused;*1 exhausted by his ' panic  and his flOAV of Avords. Saxon, Avith  a strong effort, collected his staggered  senses.  "Why do you think 1 come for ven-  geance?"'he asked.  ' "Why do J think it?" The thin man  laughed bitterly. "Why, indeed? What:  except necessity or implacable A**en-  geance"could drive a man to this Godforsaken strip of coast? And you���������������������������you  Avith money, enough to live richly in  God's country, you Avhose very face in  these boundaries imales imprisonment  or death! What else could bring you?  But T knew you'd come���������������������������and, so help  mc God, I'm innocent,"  A sudden idea struck Saxon. This  might be the- cue to draAV on the  frightened talker Avithout self-revelation.  "What do you Avant me to believe  Avere thc real facts?" he demanded,  with an assumption of the cold incred-.  ulity that seemed expected ,of him.  The other spoke eagerly.  "That morning Avhen General Ojedas'  forces entered Puerto Frio, and the  goA'ernment' seized me, you we're free.  Then, I -was released, and you arrested.  You dreAv your conclusions. Oh. they  Avere. natural enough, p But; before  hcaA'en, they Avere ,Avrong!"- ** -  -"Saxon felt'that, until,he had learned  the full story, ho must-remain the actor.. Accordingly,-he allowed himself a  skeptical *laugh"._. Rodman, stung by  the-implicd- disbelief/"took up "his argument, again: '- ;-;, ���������������������������;-_-.���������������������������_'- . ; *' ,'-,  "You think I'm-lying. _ It sounds too  fishy! Of course, it. AA'as'my enterprise': It Avas-'a revolution of my mak-  jn'g. . You.'\ve17_ .called in as the small  lawyer calls in the great one. " I. concede-all that.' , For mo��������������������������� to"haArc.sacrificed you would haA'c been infamous,  but I didn't do'it. I had-been little seen  in PuertoFrio. '1 was not "AA'ell"* known.  T had arranged it all'from the outside  Avhile you had-been in the city. \ You  Avere less responsible, but more suspected. You remember how" carefully  Ave planned���������������������������Iioav-Ave kept apart. You  know that even you and I met only  tAvicc, and that I never even saAv your  man, Williams."  Through the bitterness of conviction,  a part of Saxon's brain seemed to be  looking, on impersonally nnd" marveling, almost Avith amusement, at thc remarkable- position in Avhich he' found-  himself. TIcre stood a man before him  with a pistol pressed close to his chest,  threatening execution, denouncing,  cursing, yet all.the Avhile giA'ing cvi-  ner of a man Avho hopes for no quarter. His loAver jaAV dropped, and he remained trembling, almost idiotic of  mien. Then, as Saxon picked up the  Aveapon and stood fingering its trigger,  the filibuster drew himself up really  Avith dignity. He stretched out both  empty hands, and shrugged his shoul  ders.  (To be continued)  OLD  BLUE TABLEWARE IN GROWING DEMAND  At a recent auction sale of a private  collection oi* house furnishings in New  York an old "blue Staffordshire platter  measuring 14 by 18A inches Avas sold  for $1,225. .In 1903 at a similar sale its  mate sold i'or $290. Both plates Avere by  the same maker,' AndreAv StcA'enson, and  the same artist, W. G. Wall, furnished  both designs. The only difference Avas  that the platter sold in 3903 Avas a view  of '' NeAv. York from Brooklyn Heights''  and that sold in 1912 Avas "New York  from WeehaAvken."  The difference of $935 in the valuation' of these tAvo platters Avas not thc  measure of WeeliaAvken 's superiority  over Brooklyn Heights as a point from  AA'hich to observe New York in ISIS,  Avhen Wall came to America from Dublin to make his sketches for Stevenson,  "old  "blue  dence of terror, alriiost pleading Avith  his victim to believe his story! Tt Avas  -Lhe==a,rmeil=man=-wlio=,=-A\-as=frightenedr  avIio dreaded tho act he declared he  AA'as about to commit. And, as Saxon  stood listening, it dawned upon him, in  the despair of the moment, that it was  a matter of small concern to himself  Avhether or not the other fired. The  story he had heard had already done  tho injury. The bullet A\'ould be less  cruel.    .    .   .   Rodman Avc'nt on:  "I bent overy effort to saving you,  bul__Williams Jiad _confcsscd.._ _I-I_c_was  frightened. It Avas his first experience.  He didn't know of my connection Avith  tho thing. So help me God, lhat is tho  true version."  Tho story sickened Saxon, comjng lo  him as it did in a form he could -no  longer disbelieve. He raised his hands  despairingly. At last, he heard tho  other's voice again.  "When lhe scrap ended, and you  Avere in power, I had gone. 1 was  afraid to come back. I knew Avhat you  Avould think, and then, after you left  the country, I couldn't find Avhere you  had gone."  "You may believe me or nol," the  painter said apathetically, "but 1 have  rorgotten all that. 1 have no resentment, no Avish for vengeance. T had  not even suspected you. 1 give you  my word on that."  "Of course," retorted Rodman excitedly, "you'd say that. You're looking doAvn a gun-barrel. You're talking  for your life.    OT course, you'd lie.'  Then, the revolutionist did a foolish  and unguarded thing. Ho came a step  nearer, and pressed the muzzle closer  against Saxon's chest, his own eyes  glaring into those of his captive. Thc  movement threw Saxon's hands out of  his diminished field of sight. In an  instant, thc painter had caught the  wrist of the slighter man in a grip that  paralyzed the hand, and forced it  aside. The pistol fell from thc nerveless fingers, and dropped clattering to  the flagstones. As it struck, Saxon  swept it backAvard with his foot.  Rodman leaped frantically baclnvard,  and stood for a moment rearranging  his crumpled cuff with the dazed man-  but it is a measure1 of the increasing  value placed' by    collectors    on  blue,"  or "historic plates"   or  Staffordshire,'' or whatever it is called  today.  -"Old blue" has become one of the  leading staples of the antique market.  It has at least two elements of attraction that distinguish it from other old  fashioned household Avares that are iioav-  adays sought out. "First comes its historic interest. Jt AA'as made in England,  but for America; and to Avin American  favor there were reproduced upon" it  American vioAvs and other subjects suited to tho American trade. It came to  be used largely, and the old plates,  platters and other things present many  scenes of'a hundred years ago. This is  the basis of old blue's historical interest. ,   - -  ]ts other elements of' attraction lies  in its decorative quality. Although  many of the pieces arc deficient in fine  detail of decoration -because of 'the  vicissitudes of the process by which the  designs Avere printed" on paper from  copper plates and then'transferred to  the china, they provided a color note of  value, in the/decorating of Colonial  rooms, or-when associated Avith old furniture or pewter .or copper.and brass.  It Avould-not do to assume; that all  blue Staffordshire has increased 420 per  cent, in-value in.nine years because of  the records, of the-.tAvo. sales-already  cited. Prices at auctions do notysupply  evidence, on*:which" to base final conclu-.  sions-of; that nature.-. .-The "personal  rivalry*, of ;_avo, bidders.'may__ run 'up.'a  price"far.beyound'it's proper level or the  abseiicc"6f.pm-atc,collectors.'at an'a'uc-  tion'-maj'- leaA'e a piece wholly, at the  mercy of7the dealers,., avIio are'7iievor  bulls Avhen 'thoy buy, but always bears  until they have bought. - At anotber-re-  ^ecnt auction sale two women simultaneously became possessed of the.desire to  oavii the same Sheraton .mahogany cup"-"  board, and neither surrendered until the,  $400 mark" was reached.; .Yet"the pre"  ceding sale Avas of a Sheraton sideboard  Avith all the desirable characteristics  Avhich brought only $230. Most collectors Avould have appraised this 'sideboard" above" the corner cabinet. So  Avith the platter. - The rivalry of two  bidders may have raised the priee unduly. Nevertheless tliere is no doubt  about the increasing valuation placed  *by* collectors on old blue. -  Enoch Wood began to make blue Staffordshire Avare, for-the" American trade  shortly, after hc started in business in  ]7S4. -His lead Avas quickly folloAved  by hi.s competitors .and from ]7Sl"t6  IS.O or thereabout not less than tAventy-  onc firms identified their names Avith the  trade, while others Avere engaged in it  but arc not known by name.- There arc  records of at least .29 American sub  jects that were employed by these Brit-  ish potters to adorn their Avares, and  there were also many English and Continental subjects, some of which acquired popularity in America.  Enoch Wood, Andrew Stevenson, J.  ainl "R;- Olews, Joseph Stubbs, J. and W.  "Ridgway, .Ralph Stevenson and T.  Mayer are the best known names of the  English makers of! old blue tableware.  Specimens of their Avork arc still lo bo  found-fruuiieiitly-in- the antiquo-shops.  Prices vary in proportions to the reputed rarity of the subjects, the condition of the pieces, the eagerness of 'the  collector and the necessities of the dealer. Current quotations on a fow of the  best known subjects Avill serve in a  general way lo indicate general market  conditions.  Thc Clews plate, "Landing of Gen.  Lafayette," ten inches in diameter, is  valued tit $20, and one specimen can bc  had for $12 because it is chipped and  -���������������������������racked.    Eight, or nine years ago $10  Avould have been a fair price  for this  plate in good condition.   The "Landing  of Lafayette" view is considered cssen  lial in every good collection of old blue  and is a good one to employ as a test of  market conditions.   It came out in 3S24  as a souvenir of Gen. Lafayette's visit  to America, and the picture was taken  from Battery-Park Avhen the old Castle  Garden   fort  Avas  connected   Avith   the  mainland by a foot bridge.    A "T.arid-  high, Avith no imprint but undoubtedly  by Clews, with the Battery picture on  both sides and thc inscription beneath  thc nose, can bc had at present for $1-1.  A pair of Lafayette plates five and a  half inches in  diameter Avere recently  bought  for $17, and plates six and  a  half or seven and three-quarter inches  in diameter are Avorth from $.10 to $15.  Another favorite is   the   "Pittsficld  Klin" by CIcavs.   TAventy dollars is thc  price   at  present  for   a   perfect   nine-  inch plate, Avhile ten years ago a ton-  inch soup plate, with the samo pattern  Avas sold at private sale for $10.   This  design must have appeared subsequentlyto 1823, the year in Avhich the fence  sliOAvn around the tree was erected to  prevent its further use as a .hitching  post. This old elm became famous in  .Revolutionary days, Avhen a patriotic  clergyman enlisted a company of Yankee farmers under it for service against"  the British.  Every collector of Staffordshire  knoAvs about the "States" series by  CIoavs. Jt consisted of a dozen or more  subjects Avith a border giving the names  of fifteen states in a series of festoons.  A medallion of Washington and female  figures of America and Independence,,  arc ahvays in evidence in the design. A'  fine largo "States" platter sold at auction in Boston ten,years ago for $-10.  Today a nine-inch plate in perfect condition is offered for $13. Another New  York shop has a "States" plate six and  three-quarters inches in diameter in  good condition which it* holds at $12  and one of thc same size has just been  sold at auction for $9.  The RidgAvay "Beauties of America"  series of nineteen views of almhouses,  insane asylums, churches, city halls and  other' public buildings ahvays has been "  a prime favorite Avith collectors. One  of the best knoAvn subjects is the '' City  Hall, New York." A shop has one of'  these plates, cracked and chipped, for', "  AA'hich $10 is asked. Twenty dollars  Avould be the price of the plate were it  in good condition.  This is one of the subjects that have''  attracted those who make spurious .old 7  Staffordshire.-   Specimens    have  to . be  examined carefully for the    old"  stilt 7  marks, and they should bear the Ridg; -  Avay'mark, Avhich is always used"on-thc    *  "Beauties of America, "'AA'ith the name-7"--  of the series, the" title of the subject,-'"'  and the manufacturer's name in  'full.-'-'  "Dr.    Staughton's    Church;    Phila'del-* ���������������������������  phia,"'was another of the "Beauties,"  ' .  and an eight-inch plate iii deep form has"   '-  recently changed OAvners for $14.   Still-;'  another recent sale Avas of a soup tureen '"���������������������������  with coA-er and tray, the tureen decorated AA'ith the Boston almshouse on each .'���������������������������'/  side, the cover witb a view of Harvard. ���������������������������"-  college; and the" tray AA'ith the deaf .and   '*,  dumb asylum at Hartford.    The price  -.'.  was $S0.     .   ���������������������������   '    /    " -,.    J ',-    '-'  "An amusing-strain marks the . selec-" /. * "���������������������������  tion of the American views by the Brit;-'��������������������������� 7*  ish potters. They seein'to haA-ehad-a./".  strong predilection for/asylums,-"'hospi-7-'7  tals and other institutions AA'hich" iii the;7  early days were,hardly beautiful;-archi-.,.'"���������������������������  tecturally speaking,Land this particular'- ,-,  specimen, in-which a soup .tureen is era-, v.  ployed.a's the medium for depicting Haif..:7  va'rd college 'between- an almshouse and-"'."  as deaf;and dumb'asylum," is,about ,the-r,"���������������������������"..-;  quainte'st'eonception of all. ��������������������������� '.       - -,_-- Zy  -Joseph ,. Stubbs was'.one of tlie-less7'���������������������������'  prolific producers of blue; Staffordshire/--/';  but" his work"-'is" considered'-'especialJy//./  desirable/on" account "of its '������������������������������������������������������ dark:. ,bluey-z  coloring/,'its* caret* ully-_ execute'd'' design /y  and-' its handsome'.borders "��������������������������� of .'flowers;i*7..  scrolls j.nd eagles/* Stubbs has les\_than'<j?'  tAAjen ty"-" American^ A'icAA'"s,7thmigh-,he7vAA'as^���������������������������  in -.the > bus iness -; nearly, -f ortyzyekrsj/heH/: *a  ginning -in. ] 790.7' One 'of "his -Ariews^o'f-^V  the NcAv-:Yorl_;eitj7ha]l'-on~a plate'.six'-'^  and'one-half inchesin diameter; brough't\ V*  $13"a few-days ago.: "A large Opiate"; iji  showing "Upper-Perry/7Bridge Voverv J  River" Schuylkill,','. badly timewom but 77.  with'no crack's, is held at $14.- Stubbs>/'',7  platters, sixteen or eighteen inches, are>" *  at present -AA'orth from".$50-- to* $75/ the ~-'"V  "Boston State House" being a favor���������������������������;;���������������������������/���������������������������'  ite. A collector Avho recently picked,--*;-  up a Stubbs ten-inch plate"of "Phila-;.",!  delphia, near Pairmount,'' for $10 got_a������������������'���������������������������."-.-  bargain.' ,7 7-",''   -'- ��������������������������� "���������������������������"'/.'"'"'''-'"V-  Oilier old Staffordshire Avorkers' who 7"..7"  departed, often from the'blue traditions; ,7  but Avhose pieces arc much admired are/-,'-,  the Adams family, father and tAvo sons/ ''  .'It is said that William, the father, was'fr*-.  at one'time*a favorite pupil "of--the fa-**- :'  inous Josiah Wedgwood.* English views.'���������������������������'.-  predominated.in,the Adams assortment,-7 /���������������������������  but,the American vieAvs Avere carefullyi  chosen.    -   * - '  ' J ' ~- ".'  .���������������������������"������������������  - "i -. '���������������������������'.-'.'������������������������������������������������������.. --i i  -'_, If. J.-*.1-'  ���������������������������������������������*&  Sp _������������������,  "j **<Ltt Vb  ,-*���������������������������-,. / -  'Cj'C---*  5 -j-,/-  ���������������������������f-W  -W-\\  "��������������������������� **  ^v-,,_c^  -   ���������������������������*_������������������������������������������������������  i*1-! .A? _���������������������������������������������'���������������������������(  *J~*g~  .~'i'~^ii  * rfr.'W.^.  "���������������������������^i-ftfiAi-  dLrt&v,'  r< V���������������������������^ 1  l*xl  -.���������������������������-r^-ir^s-j^S"  f  Wj. =v- it^t.^.  .i.-  GROWTH  OF- EMPIRE  The  isstrocT  -just  British Board of Trade has-  "jrTtKreT^iTttoresTfiigt^ijft^'ct "Th-  regard   to   the  growth   of  the  British  Empire  betAveen  1SS1  and  1911.    The  total area of the empire is placed at  .n,30C,000  square miles.      In  1SSI the  total   population   was   303,094,000,   hut  in   the  thirty  years   it  has  grown   to '  41C.31S.000,  or a population  of 36.S  to  the square mile.   But old England offers  a  startling  contrast  in   ils   proportion of people to the country's area.  Its_populatioir.las_t_ year _was_ ���������������������������15,21G,G_SJ___.  as against 34,8S-I,7'1S in ISS], and aver-t  ages out al 373.4 per square mile,  The groAvlh of tho various portions  of  the  empire  In  the  thirty  years  is'  illustrated by the following figures:  India from  253,501,170  to 314.955,340.  Canada fro 4,324,SI0 to 7,091,869.  Australia from 2,250,194 to 4,455,005.  Now .Zealand from 489,933 to 1,0������������������S,-  45S.  Natal from 402.6S7 to 1.191.95S.  Cape Colony from 720.9S4 to 22,507,-  000.  OratiKC State from 3S7.315 to 520,906.  Transvaal from 1,269,951 to 1,070,611.  The chief significance of these fig-,  tires lies in the 'fact that outside of  India, the increase has been almost  wholly of white people, every nation  in Europe having added its quota of  people to swear allegiance to the British flag and add to thc strength of the  empire.  AUSTRIAN RADIUM  MONOPOLY  The Austrian State is about to purchase Count Sylva Tarouca's pitch  brendc mines in tho neighborhood of  .loachimsthal for 2,250,000 kronen  ($457,000). This purchase would give  the State a practical monopoly of the  radium production in Austria, if not in  the avo rid, inasmuch as the radium  yielding pitch blende deposits in othor  countries are insignificant in comparison Avith those of the Joachimsthal  district,where it is hoped in future to  produce as much as five grammes of  radium per year.  143 THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, August 1, 1912  Want Ads.  All ads under this head, 3c a word first inHer-  tion; lc a word each subsequent insertion: 25c  minimum charge.       - <���������������������������  FOR  RENT���������������������������Brick    shop,   24x36 feet;  $10 per month.   Apply A. Fulton.  TO     LET���������������������������Brick   house;    hatb,  Apply, C. G. Piper, Knderay.  etc.  WANT LOWER FREIGHT RATES.  Money    To    Lend���������������������������A   few  short term  loans upon    good    security   can  be  had.   Apply   T.    E.   Rodie, real estate, insurance, etc., ot"ice, opposite j from  depot, Enderby. _  HOUSE    FOR    RENT-G  Kriight    St.   H.     F.  Enderby.  ro'uii-,   on  HAY BAILING    A    SPECIALTY--A.  n Tomkinson  will start  'vjr.h hi.s hay  '   press as soon as thc huv i* ready,  and will call on   any  within reach  of his round :f noc*<iocl in time. Address,  Arthur Tomk'rison, Enderby.  MEN WANTED-For sawmill, vard &  camps: $2.50 lo $3.00 per day. Apply  either in person or by letter to Adams  Ri\'er Lumber Co., Chase. B.C.   jl3tf  WE WANT  a representative in every toAvn in  Canada to sell townsite lots. Being  thc exclusive selling agent of the  Grand Trunk Pacific Railway for one  of its mainline divisional point towns  Ave handle nothing but propositions of  genuine merit. We are just placing  on the market a beautifully located,  close-in subdivision To Kelowna, B.  C, the largest city on Okanagan  Lake. Our Kelowna property is in  the original city limits and has a  frontage of over one .mle on Okanagan Lake.   During the :>ast two weeks  lots to the A'alue of .'.pproximately  $25,000 have been r-old to Kelowna  residents. We consider this substantial proof as to the merits of our Kelowna property.  KeloAvna is but one of several high-  class propositions Lhat we have to  oiler our representatives.  For complete information as to our  plan, Avhereby you may legitimately  earn a large weeklv income, write to  ' GRAND PACIFIC LAND COMPANY, Limited  243  Somerset Building,  '-Vinnipeg.Man  The Mountain Lumber Manufacturing" Association, claiming"  that the rates they pay on lumber shipped north of the main  line of the C. P. R. are the highest on the North American continent, made application to the  commisioners for an order requiring the Canadian Pacific  Railway Company to publish a  special tariff of rates on lumber  the "mountain" mills on  the main line of the C. P. R. to  points in Alberta, Saskatchewan  fi.-wfiling i and Manitoba north of their main  3- tf | line, that should not exceed, for  the same or less distance, the  rates from the same shipping  points to Winnipeg and Prince  Albert.  Representatives of the railways  claiming they were not ready for  their reply _ to the application,  asked time in which to file written answer. The board granted  them thirty days' time, and said  that upon presentation of tlie  answer of the railway they  would make their decision without further hearing.  In presenting the application,  W. A. Anstie, secretary of the  association, promised that in the  event of the board granting the  order the entire benefit of the reductions to which they considered  they were entitled would be given  to the purchasers of lumber..  "I will undertake," said Mr.  Anstie, "to file with the commission  publication of reduced rates copies of reduced wholesale prices of  mountain lumber corresponding  to freight reductions. Our object in this matter is to extend  our market and to secure equally  fair rates to both northern and  southern territory.''  COAL NEAR  SUMMERLAND.  A discovery of coal has been  made near Summerland by John  D. Rice, The coal is bituminous  and of a high class quality; according to an analysis made by  Provincial Mineralogist Robinson  to whom a sample was submitted.  The coal is outcropping 300 yards,  but a drift has been run in several  feet by Mr. Rice. From three  feet the seam has widened to five  in the few yards already excavated, and is of blanket formation, covering, as far as can  be ascertained, an area of several  acres. Rights of a mile square  of the land have been claimed.  Dsten! Buy groceries from us.  We give down weight * u^ quality  According to statistics just  compiled, the Indians in Canada  show no signs of disappearing.  During the past year the population increased by a few hundred  and the total number in the Dominion now is 104,000. On the  other hand, the figures, show that  the Eskimos are being slowly  but surely destroyed. There are  now only about 15,000 of this race  in the northern part of Canada.  Just the    thing   for your camp or  ,.   ,   ,      ��������������������������� ,,      .        ,.      hammock���������������������������some    of our 25c  Cushion  immediately   following the  Tops, in linen and burlap-Polr.on's.  LESS TALK MORE ACTION.  To    conclude,  let  Canadians  cease to -, talk about how loyal  they are. Let them demonstrate  "to the world that the empire;.is  one and indivisible, that pressure  from without will only make it  more solid. The British fleet is  the world's best guarantee of  peace. We ought to be proud as  Canadians to share in the task of  making that guarantee good beyond-all room for doubt.���������������������������Victoria Colonist:  1000  m prizes  Aug. 7. & 8  A splendid programme of all kinds of  Races and Aquatic Sports  attractions on each day  A Special Excursion'from the north on   Wednesday,  also from the south on Thursday, the 8th August.  the 7th August,  VERNON FIRE BRIGADE BAND in attendance both days."  A.  L.  MEUGENS,   Secretary.  In our grocery ve have scales that  give both the buyer and the seller the  advantage.  How can this be, you ask.  Veil it is this way: Our scale goes way  up high on the quality balance, and drops  very low at the price end.  This is the way we make a successful  business. We give you what you want,  and that is good for you; you come  always to us for your groceries, and that  is good for us.  Sole Agents  Slater Shoes for Men  ess  ������������������������������������  ������������������������������������  Send in your subscription to the Press  Goes Merrily Along-, Bringing* a Harvest of Wonderful, Fine  Savings in all lines  Special in Small Wares and Ladies' Furnishings  SILKtXE, all colors, -10c dozen. ���������������������������  . .   :    7  ."  -     . ���������������������������;���������������������������  MENDING WOOL, on cards, all colors, 20c dozen.  LINEN THREAD,  5c spool. ;'   '       ',      >%  SAFETY PINS, size 0, 1, 2, 3, two cards, 5c.  HOOKS AND EYES,  nlack and white, 2 cards for 5c.  CHILDREN'S  HOSE  SUPPORTS,  10c.  pair.  LADIES'   HOSE  SUPPORTS,  15c pair.  EXTRA  SPECIAL���������������������������Six  dozen stamped Burlap Cushion Tops, in green and  Brown, your choice at 25c. each.  Also CORONATION BRAID,  for working in all shad en, 15c dozen,  SIX  ONLY���������������������������Children's Hammocks,   to clear, at ?1.75 each,  Regular 25c and 35c JABOTS  SALE   PRICE     2 for 25c  Regular 25c FANCY LINEN  COLLARS,  SALE PRICE  2 for 25c  Regular 40c and 50c DUTCH COLLARS,   SALE PRICE   25c  Regular 15c box FRILLING, SALE PRICE   3 boxes 25c  SILK FRINGE HAIR NETS, all colors 2 for 5c  Special Clearing of Emproidered and  Stamped Linen: DONT MISS THIS  POLSON  RCANTILE CO., Enderby  $gBfflB?aiKS3g^^

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