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 /  X  Enderby, B. C:,  August 8. 1912  AND       WALKER'S  Vol.* 5; No. 23; -Whole No. 232  ���������������������������WOH_M������������������*������������������  Town and Distri ct News in Brief   ,  of People and Things Heard About  FLOWER SHOW-A SUCCESS  Mr. Leo Varley,  coast on Friday. '  Re\\    and    Mrs.  week on a visit to Banff. ,-    ^  Mr. F. H. Barnes is to take a ^ trip  East in a week or two, to be absent  a month. ' .  ,  .The    Dominion   Express    Company  has-'established   a money-order office  . with Mr. J.'E. Crane. ' .  Mr: R. E.'Peel will leave on a visit  to his eastern h:ome this month,*- to  be absent three weeks. -  ' Mr. Fred Lundberg is v building. a  story-an-d-a-half home on the,Barnes'  George-street addition.   "' ,       -  v   -  Mrs. .Warwick returned to her. home  from a visit to Montana, on Monday.  "She feels that there is no-place'quite  so pleasantly located as Enderby.  -'    Born���������������������������At' the   Cottage     Hospital,-  -Aug. 3rd, to Mr. and Mrs.^P.* Rosoman,   "of ,' Enderby,   twins.  _ Mother  7and ,-babies."' in   excellent   .condition;  '."��������������������������� father. not'-serious. '-'     -.  'y    '";-     .  /' "It;isn't.'necessary, to", visit the.coast  -cor."any'other Valley town to'get "your,  .^'photograph, "took,IV.when "Photogra-,  'pher- 'James \ is 7doing such excellent  work as-he is "now showing.'       ���������������������������   '  7  "V." ThC^NorUiern���������������������������-Okauugan - Poultry  'Association  held.a' meeting  Wodnes-.  '. day afternoon;to make". the'-preliriibnA  . ary.' arrangements for the - holding _ of  <-' the "annual winter poultry show; "  7Mr:.. H.    Harvey   is ': preparing < -a  list of some -very   profitable buys in  land, and   will   put t itv in "print next  week. ' In the', meantime, "if you are  - looking"   for   investments;-"call upon  him foi*'particulars.     "-- ������������������     /'  - Mr. H. G.-Marin has-installed" at his  own expense1'a number of the latest  returned from the |    Mr. P. Rosoman   has on display at  -  j this office a plate of early plums and  Hilton leave .this | apricots,    grown "on   his'place near  Enderby that will-surprise many-who  doubt what "the Mabel Lake Valley  can produce. ' The apricots are not  quite perfect in their development,  but the defect is duetq" local conditions easily overcome when the nature of. "the ripening fruit is better  understood. ", Mr. Rosoman had his  first ripe tomatoes from his'vines on  the lst of August.  The Third Annual Flower and Small  Fruit Show, held in-Miss' Warwick's  garden Tuesday evening by the Enderby Horticultural Society, -was the  greatest success of.Mny, in point of  exhibits as well as quality'. While  it was the third show given by the  Society,, it was the f.rst"year the  show has been .given since tN������������������. Society's incorporation5 /under tl������������������T Provincial Horticultural, .Society's act.  The exhibits   this    year were more  "numerous, and -there was a marked  improvement in - the quality' of the  flowers'and'.vegetables shown, as well  ! as in the   manner   of "..showing them.  The meeting.called last evening by J' This'feature w"as Darticularly com  the Enderby Board   of .Trade t0 hear ; mended by all visitors7   And yet the  Dr.-Elliot S. Rowe.on the prosect he. show, was not yet-what it should be  has to. present- to -the towns of the  Interior looking to their co-operation  with the Progressive -Association of  Vancouver in. a great scheme'to advertise ..-the" Province,- was :w__l attended; - and, marke( ~ interest was  shown in , what'Jthe ^peaK'U*-"had; to  .say*.' A'-full, report. of, the k pooch andr  'the' purpose 7of._.'the meeting v. ill_ be'  given next "week. '-Other> ipi-al-matter- crowds it over.J'''J-   .jJ"-y'-"'- ^    '_-  MONEY/GRANT F^OR ;NEW-'SCHOOL  -. For-'some weeks ,j*past7the'"4. Enderby,  Board 'of "School- .Trustee's.have been,  much perplexed. ,. It* .wiiribefremem-  bered-that when the Board went into  Interesting Meeting of .the Board. Jv  /rri    71   n_?" X'"\r * ' ���������������������������*' ^7m0mm^ 1  -    -    of Trade Starts Vigorous^p^MiM  ' < ,-       ',''   '   ?���������������������������&&&>,   -���������������������������  rr'-'y-v-    I  The meeting of the Enderby Board I.tive'-people will alight������������������at;Bnclerby "as\     -''**    ���������������������������  of Trade last Friday rvening, in the ' being- a - place - worth^Sjnyestigating.''  City Hall, was   the best attended of  On^the.'other ^ hand,^ifpeople coming,  any since the   Board  was'organized,  here' find' a< 'lot   of^ilnimpro/ed land  There  was   not   seating  capacity in  about/they <beginffitb\ttiink that there  the Council Chamber, and the interest  is something ithe^mtXter and dqnotV  was fully^up to the attendance. j settle   here.  '\M7^/ '-^embers'-', enlist  ��������������������������� Vice-President Taylor ...was, in the  chair.* The business of.the meeting  was to hear the report of,the,finance  committee on ->'the receipts and expenditure's, of the past-year, and thei    The* ifonowing^n%.meS'.were'read':as"  adoption of the annual-report of. the, W-* Warwick,-   W.^J/riJ'esJt'G.- "Gelling, _       _  ,  secretary-treasurer, .-Mr..,Walter Rob-! Capt.-Henniker,, J$F#Murphy,7W: ,S:JJ' :/J-\\  + .->+ol   ra. ! Poison.     A'.' 'VE'.". Mn.\inrlr(ill*-":r   rPnco .6    s'-f'^  which' showed   the- total re-1 Poison,    A".'*E7. Ma\ihcfrell|  and .expenditures-for 1911 to'.Polson "B1 ' T '**"'''*'"e1*"  .I  inson,  ceip-ts  have .been:.Receipts';,|920.81;'disburse-  ments,;1>7809;. cash 'balance on hand,  Dec. 31/-1911, -$139.42:7, "Expenditures  since   Dec7 \31st  th'e, reportSadds,--"  $39.35; < leavings   "  the matter "of'cost."with'the architect'. green'in'the .soft light -of 'long strings  While there is this improvement, how  ever, from year , to-year, there is* no  better indication- of-; the advancement  the Society is making," and the-future  is If ull of promise.,- *  ~> V _7  _ The'table "displays were .lined .up in  the,;open-on a green* lawn as'smooth  and 'soft ''as '"&' carpet .of -Brussels.1 ijFhe  ".vegetables;-were spfeaduri patches^ up-  ,on,'the"r grass..! It 7'was7'all so:refresh-.  irigly> clean \- arid ---/green'., the arrangement-, added* miich'vto -"the* appearance"  of'the.'exhibits^'/"-'" .'���������������������������.*"--.,7-,  '-,-.''7.  yin'theJeyening;;thev:Ende^ AlMS1, -.-.������������������������������������������������������   ���������������������������rendered a-programmeiof- splendid se-* deducting eipenditiireV-of $172.lb,.'-.ex-.|-wa������������������"taken-,up"for^considSStion."Sug-  xections, - to _* the -accompaniment -'of'pense's "in/ connection-".witr the". Van^' gesWons\lrir2^3^;4;:;-'5'fahd"^-wereJ'"'%^4!?^  --  ���������������������������u.-..:_.-. __j ���������������������������n^-n���������������������������-_.-. .<"?-_���������������������������_   ������������������������������������������������������ nrir,n+^ .r   a������������������-������������������estibns ' 7f?S;-*aiuR9''-'"'" ":*~'h  laughing'.children - "romping upon -'the  early .in tHe spring,, plans "were drawn  forJthe * most up-to-date school'house  in the Valley. When the tenders -were"  called for, it was discoyired, that the  building could not be" put up. for-'the  "money * available. The Board, had to  go back to " the'.1 Government for .an  additional sum. -They-asked the gov  ernment to   give. "60 per,_ cent of, the  improved non-fragile Tungsten lamps,I cost of a" $57,000 school building, .and;  -on Cliff street, to give them a try-out   guaranteed that'Enderby would vote  with a view of the city, putting these   the '40 per'cent.   .It    required'-some  couver exhibit,'and ?216".20 in--conriec-  of colored electriclamps.  ''The sweet pea tables, the rose table   o  and the long table of potted and-cut j a "balance    of   $6,707 from f-the prize  flowers-.were, the   admiration of all. money received'  adopted, r   Suggestibns7.7pj.;-*aiuR9/  tion with" the . New:. w"estihinsterre\x-t'/were*1������������������f-Vover'*;o b'e'.dealtSvith 'as-re-^Vi'-^^  quired.'.;.',��������������������������� It   .was ���������������������������. the,opinion' of7the<"-'77-'.' ]Zl  hi-bit;'-also $105 as salary of "secretary- qunea.Vf-ix   was . the,opinion  attending both exhibitions; there.was  maiority.:present>that--''the*sigh^bosrd;'f  7  .1 Xl  Avould " attract,.. greater i-: atteuti'on'fiff"*-/,'-  placed vinithe vicinity' of^tHejFiiuerby'^Vr"?7y  'lamps into general use.*  _Mrs. W. J. Lemke and child, accom  panied *by. Miss   Chapman,    left' for  weeks to   get    a ^.reply.  came���������������������������"yesterday,   in   the .shape-of a  telegram from the Hon. Price Ellison  Minneapolis on ' Friday, 'to be absent-} stating   that    the ' additional  grant  for a period of two    months.     Miss' had _ been" made, _ and _ that the money  M. Prince    accompanied them, going'  to her home in St.* Paul.  -"  The fire squad of Boy Scouts made a  reel run of three blocks, fastened up to  a'fire hydrant, ran_out,200_feet_of_hos_e.  ancl had water on in one minute and 46  seconds at their last practice. The boys  are showing what a little regular practice will do.  Mr. J. E. Crane has just received  an Amberola No. 3, Rdison, one of  thc first of these high-class machines  to come into the province. It is the  newest and best of the Edison reproducing music instruments, and is  truly a marvel.  -HMiss  Sewell- is  would be available ,the 1st of April,  1913. It now" rests with ihe citizens  of Enderby, and -the School Board  are,, endeavoring ������������������to'  get the matter  'Best collection of roses;'Mrs'. G. S.  Salt.    .      '  Best six   named  ,roses, Mrs. Robt.  The"'reply -Waddell;    highly-    commended,   Mrs.  I Walker.v   _ j   .  P'our varieties carnations, 'Mrs. Salt  and' Miss Salt.      ,   '    ''  Perennials, Miss Salt and Mrs.Salt.  Annuals���������������������������Mrs.   Salt and Miss  Salt.  Eight   named    sweet teas���������������������������Mrs: A.  Reeves.   '" ���������������������������  "Four   varieties   pansies���������������������������Mrs.  Hen-  important suggestions with" regard- to j Messrs.-Packham,  the handling    of .the7 funds   of the  were named:  Moffet-and ���������������������������'���������������������������PTofson=  before them   at the earliest possible drickson, Mr. E. B. Huffman __     __ a        o  datel*=^Work-wilHproceed^as^soon=a-s=^estTerown==fern���������������������������^^^J^C^Eng-*^2r=",Thirrtirr:Bo  Board, and the keeping of-'.the membership records,'and Urged that steps  be taken "to collect, all-outstanding  membership fees.  The Committee report was adopted'  after considerable discussion. 1,  The' Special   Committee consisting.  I of .Messrs.-  Taylor,    Hoffet, Lawes,  ! Walker, Packham   and Crossman, re-  I ported,    making"   the   following suggestions:, -\   > ~  1.   That a treasurer be appointed. .  possible after the passage of the loan 'li^1; highly commended,_Mrs; Sharpe  by-law to provide the city's saare of '"  the expenditure.  ON A FISHING TRIP  engaged in her vote-getting ccntest  in connection with the Vernon News.  She expects to overstep the million  mark this week. Her friends are  lending her everyy assistaicc, for  which she is extremely thankful.  Excavation work will be commenced  this week for the St. fleorge's church  vicarage, to be erected on the corner  just back of the church, where the  Enderby tennis court has hitherto  been located.' The building will be of  brick,' and fitted with every modern  convenience.  An important business meeting of  the Ladies' Hospital Auxiliary will  be held in the City Hall to-morrow  (Friday) afternoon at 4 o'clock. It  is a special meeting, called to hear  committee's report re. finances, and  it is urgent that there be a full attendance of the members.  Mr. B. F. Francis has been engaged  to conduct the auction sale which Mr.  Robt. Waddell will put on in about  two weeks. Mr. Francis will come  from the coast to handle the sale. It  is expected the sale will occupy two  or three days. A live pigeon shoot  is mentioned in connection with the  last day's programme. Watch for  date.  Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Dugdale came  in from the Old Country this week.  Mr. Dugdale left Enderby for Bourn-  mouth, Eng.', last winter. While  there he met, wooed and won Miss  Margaret Julia Denholm, and on the  13th of July they were married. Mr.  and Mrs. Dugdale will make their  home in Enderby, where Charlie has  a host of friends.  It isn't everybody's good fortune to  be able to go fishing, and as a solace  to those whe   cannot get away we'd  like to- offer them   the advice of our  ....   ....      .     humorous    friend- and  fellow sinner,  still industriously i Ge6 - D.'Pedlar,""editor ~6rthe Fernie  Boara nf Trade in fu-  RLnni,    ������������������������������������������������������-iri    fl���������������������������,���������������������������������������������������������������������������������c.   T_r- n -    -ture be managed by a committee con-  mfnded   Mtes s2tt g   7    Com"  staUn* ������������������*   the    officers of the Board  T   '   X7X  ?��������������������������� -,r e, ,*       .   and a c������������������l���������������������������*ttce of three other mem  Table   decorations-.viiss    Salt and ,bers, who   shall  Mrs. Salt.  Mr. W. D..C. Christie was elected-'". V  treasurer_of_the. Board, and Messrs.y' .  Sutcliffe and .Rosoman auditors. ">' ;."''=  Suggestions', were received J.o '-be7~7" >_,  taken-up by.-the managing "cbir.miltee i - -"  with; the: object , of inaugurating' thet' ,'v"  work' -it was proposed, to, Cd,rry out -_" 7-.  as early aVpossible.   .       "','���������������������������> -/  /  Adjournment" was   taken until Fri-i " *  day evening, Aug. 9th, when the com- ".'  mittee's first report will be heard.- It  is earnestly requested that there be a,"   *'  fulUattendancfrfof-the-^.-iembers.      " :-  *  be elected annually)  By-law    9  be  Free Press, who is, amongst other  things, as proficient a liar when it  comes to a catch of,fish as ever handled a reel: "It is natural for a man  to go fishing," he says. "The desire  is implanted in his nature.^ It is  natural for him to magnify his catch.  This desire also is implanted in his  make-up: This 'being the case, it only  remains for him to go fishing ancl to  cultivate    his    imagination. But,  while anyone can go fishing, it takes  an -expert to go in ^tyle. * * * We  have discovered a new way that fur-  miH������������������������������������������������������,,    tt, ,,-, -l     o   l      ���������������������������   l-     iaTul sha11 ,lave Power fo appoint such  Children s  Exhibits-Best  collection' other committees   as they may think  cut garden flowers���������������������������Miss Carlson. fit j       j  Best    bunch   sweet     peas-Edwai'd,    3.   That    in    fllturc  Sparrow     Dorothy    Keith and  Jean  strictly enforced  Keith, highly commended. ! of cheques  Bunch of pansies���������������������������Vera Sharpe and ������������������  Agnes Littler ", ~  Pot plant���������������������������Vera Sharpe.  GLENGERRACK FARM SOLD  Special Prizes���������������������������for girls 12 and under���������������������������Agnes Little. Boys, 12 and under, Gerald Little.  Best showing of berries and apples,  Mr. O. Little, Mr. forster; highly  commended, Mrs. Greyell.  Vegetables-  Best collection of  W. Little, Mara, Ed.  Mr. Chapman.  Mr.    A.   McQuarrie    sold his Clen-  gerrack dairy   farm    the past week,  the deal   being   handled by ex-Mayor"  W. H. Keary,    of   New Westminster,,  and the'price   named is $75,000.   The'  land alone    was    sold,  consisting of  as to the signature ,C20J acres, and   is recognized as one,  j of the best ranches in the vicinity of'  4._ That_all.olcL_ducs_up_to-DccemtrjLansdowne'.l_It- is_ the -intention -of--  p'egetablcs, Chas.  Kparrow; H. C,  ber 31st last bc obtained. ; thc   purchasing    company to cut the  5.   That   the    standing committees' property up into   small holdings for  provided for   by    by-law 27 be done';fruit and intensive farming.  away with and   that such by-law bo j    Mr. McQuarrie    will, about the lst  repealed. 1 of September,   have an auction sale,  That subscriptions as from Jan. lst   when he will dispose of his dairy herd  1912, be $2.50, payable in advance.      j of cattle, the dairy fixtures, working  7. That the room at the City Hall , stock, farm implements, ancl every-  previously occupied by the Board, be,'thing moveable on the place, inclu'd-  again obtained. 1 ing 100 tons of hay.  8. That the managing committee of; As soon as his business is concluded  the Board   forthwith   decide    on the it is Mr. McQuarrie's intention to go  Six   early    potatoes���������������������������Mr.    Forster ��������������������������� best mcails of advertising the district 1 with his family   on an extended trip'  nishes the same amount of experience  MIr"p_7"%n ��������������������������� -   "*"���������������������������   "i������������������"'������������������"���������������������������      9.   That the city authorities be re-  aT^VrS6    B^lft \t     ffi* pod beans-Mr. Sparrow.        '"'" *������������������" <*������������������?* f'.^ay track  bathroom     Mil   the   *Tb with eold     Best head celery-Mrs. Lawes. Th<* =������������������">">������������������������������������������������������   ������������������"*  to especially  ?vaarS ^."lit-^doS.. B-t b-ta cahbage-Mrs. Lawes. fgZ^FZ&f g>lS������������������Z  on. Keep the water running to main- Some of the best of ihe vegetables, the efforts of any body that'may be  tain the temperature. Fall into the notably the summer squash grown by I appointed to manage the board as  tub bodily from time to time. Untie Mr. G. Rosoman, were obtained by , without that assistance, the effor'ts'of  your hornet and let him loose. Don't Mr. Walter Robinson to be shown in , the managing body are considerably  kill him. Remember that you are get-   his exhibit at Vancouver. weakened,   They consider that p very  ting fishing experience under artificial ���������������������������f  vigorous ' policy   should    be adopted  conditions, and that you can't renew jn presenting thc Mack Swain The-' and that no means should bc passed  your hornet. Use thc -asp to blister atre Company at the Opera House by which would add to thc funds of  your heels. Apply the iodine gener- to-morrow, Friday, night, it is said ��������������������������� the Board, as without funds nothing  ously to the back of the neck. It will that Manager Poison has secured one'can be done. They .vould further  make it sufficiently lender to give a of the best attractions that has ever like, to impress upon the members  fair imitation of -sunburn after one toured the Valley, Eacl^member has.!that the advancement of Enderby  application. Use a wafer of castile beer_ selected for his or her especial and district means an advantage to  soap_ for fish. Put it in* the water j fitness for the parts they portray, one ancl all, and that therefore, what  ���������������������������������������������. IL���������������������������?!?!_-?'  ,1   Count one every  The piece is entitled, "Is Marriage a!ever helps    the   town   and    district,  Failure,"*-'* a.ud is one of the fun pro- ! helps each individual .member. They  voking plays that has a good laugh j would remind members that the City  in it'for everybodyy. Popular prices [ must help the country, and vice  will prevail. 'versa.     If   the   city is made att'rac-  and as funds are available carry such least, thence by motor car down into  scheme into effect. | the southern states, and to spend the  time you   catch   it.  Latest improved non-fragile Tungsten Lamps in all sizes for. sale 1.y  H. G. Mann, electrical contractor,  winter let surely touring California.  While Mr. McQuarrie has owned the  Glengerrack Dairy, he, has steadily  and persistently added to its value.  He built up a dairy business second  to none in the province, and was contemplating still further improvements  when the proposition was made to  him for the property. He expects to  return to the Okanagan when he has  seen the country he has set his mind  upon, but Mr. McQuarrie is just a  wah bit Scotty.and will not miss a  g,ood thing wherever it is located.  An auction sale oi" unusual magnitude  will be held at the Hazelmere "Ranch.  Enderby, within the next few weeks,  when Mr. Robt. Waddell will sell his  entire outfit of farm implements, house  furnisnings, registered Clydesdale stallion ancl broocl mares, and draught  horses, cattle, poultry, etc. Mr. Waddell has disposed of the property to the  Skyrme Brothers, and "when he has  cleaned up his live stock and ranch belongings, will move to the coast. The  dates of the sale will be published later. ENDERBY' PRESS AND  WALKER'S WEEKLY  THE KEY TO YESTERDAY  Bg CHARLES NEVILLE BUCK  Copyright .1910]  [By W. J. Watt & Company  CHAPTER IX.���������������������������Continued  Tlie fear of an enemy silently stalking* him had filled his clays with terror.  Xow that he regarded death as certain,  his cowardice dropped away like a discarded cloak.  ������������������ "I don't ask much," he said simp'.y;  '���������������������������only, for God's sake, kill me here!  Don't surrender me to the government!  At least, let the other fellows know  that I was dead before their plans were  betrayed."  "I told you," said Saxon in a dull  voice, "that I had no designs on yo'u.  I meant it! I told you I had forgotten.  I meant it!"  As he spoke, Saxon's head dropped  forward on his chest, and he stood  breathing heavily. The moonlight,  falling full on his face, showed such  heart-broken misery as might have  belonged to the visage of some unresting ghost in an Inferno. His eyes  were the eyes of utter despair, and  the hand that held the pistol hung  limp at his side, the weapon lying loose  in its palm. Rodman stood wide-eyed  before him. Had he already been killed and returned to life, he could hardly  have been more astonished, and, when  Saxon at last raised his face and spoke  again, the astonishment was greater  than ever.  "Take your gun," said the painter,  * - r'������������������..-:"*ing his hand slowly, and presenting the weapon stock first. "If you  want to kill me���������������������������go ahead."  Rodman,  for  an   instant,   suspected  some subterfuge; then, looking into the  eyes before h'jm, he realized that they  were  too  surcharged  with sadness  to  harbor either vengeance or treachery.  He could not fathom the meaning, but  he realized that :.'rom this man he had  nothing   to  fear.    He   slowly  reached  out his hand, and, when he had taken  thc pistol, he put it away in his pocket.  Saxon laughed bitterly.,  "So that's thc- answer!"'he muttered.  Without a word, the painter- turned,  and  walked  toward  the  front  of  the  cathedral;   without   a  word,   Rodman  fell  in   by  his  side,  and  walked with  him.    When  they  had gone a square,  Saxon was again himself except for a  stonily set face.   Rodman was wonder-  ing.how to apologize.   Carter had never  been a liar.    If Carter said he had no  thought of vengeance it was true, and  Rodman   had   insulted   him   with   the  surmise.  Finally,  the thin man inquired in a  ."different and much softer voice;-    - -  "What are you doing in Puerto Frio?"  "It lias nothing to "do with revenge  or punishment," replied Saxon,  "and I  don't vwant to hear intrigues."  A'quarter   of   an   hour   later,   they  ' reached  the main  plaza, Rodman still  mystified and Saxon walking on aimlessly at his side.    I-Ie had no definite  destination.    Nothing  mattered.  After  a longsilence, Rodman demanded:  "Aren't you taking a chance���������������������������risking  it in Puerto Frio?" ���������������������������  "I don't know."  There was another pause, broken at  last by Rodman:  "Take this from me. Get at once in  touch with the American Legation, and  keep in touch! Stand on your good  behaviour. You may get away with  it." He interrupted himself abruptly  with the question: "Have you been  keeping posted on South American  affairs of late?" a  "I don't know who is President," replied Saxon.  "Well, I'll tip you off. The only men  who held any direct proof about���������������������������  about the $200,000 in gold that left  about the same lime you did"���������������������������Saxon  =^wi r. gc d=^\v-en t=i n to=obl Lvio n=.\vitli=th__.  last revolution.    Time  is  a great re-  Palace, I have no doubt, it will be explained."  "I demand that we be taken first  to the United States Legation," insisted Rodman.  The oflicer regretfully shook his  head. "Doubtless, senors," he assured  them, "your legation will be immediately communicated with. I have no  authority to deviate from my orders.'  storer and so many similar affairs have  intervened that you arc probably forgotten. But, if I were you, I would get  through my affairs and���������������������������beat it. It's  a wise boy that is not where he is,  when he's wanted by some one he doesn't want."  Saxon made no reply.  "Say," commented the irrepressible  revolutionist, as they strolled into the  arcade at the side of the main "plaza,  "you've changed a bit in appearance.  You're a bit heavier, aren't you?"  Saxon did not seem to hear.  Thc plaza was gay wilh tbo life of  the miniature capital. Oliicers strolled  about in their brightest uniforms,  blowing cigarette smoke and ogling  the senorilas, who looked shyly back  from under their mantillas.  From the band-stand blared the national air. Natives and foreigners  sauntered idly, taking their pleasure  with languid ease. But Rodman kept  to the less conspicuous sides and the  shadows of the arcade, and Saxon  walked with him, unseeing and deeply  miserable.  Between the electric glare of the  plaza and the first arc-light of the  Calle Bolivar is a corner comparatively  dark. Here, the men met two army  oliicers in conversation. Near them  waited a handful of soldiers. As the  Americans came abreast, an oflicer fell  in on either side of them.  "Pardon, senors," said one, speaking  in Spanish with'"'extreme politeness,  "but it i.s necessary that we ask you to  accompany us to the Palace."  The soldiers had fallen in behind, following. Now, they separated, and  some of them came to the front, so that  the two men found themselves walking  in a hollow square.    Rodman halted,  "What does this signify?" he demanded in a voice of truculent indignation. "We are citizens of the United  States!"  "I exceedingly deplore the inconvenience," declared the oflicer.   "At the  CHAPTER X.  At the Palace, the A.mericans were  separated. Saxon was ushered into  a small room, barely furnished. Its  one window was barred, and the one  door that penetrated its thick wall was  locked from the outside. It seemed  incredible that under such stimulus  his memory should remain torpid. This  must bo an absolute echo from the  past���������������������������yet, he could not remember. But  Rodman remembered���������������������������and evidently  the government remembered.  About the same hour, Mr. Partridge  called at the "Frances y Ingles," where  he learned that Senor Saxon had gone  out. I-Ie called again late in the evening    Saxon had not returned.  The following morning, the Hon.  Charles Pendleton, Envoy Extraordinary and 'Minister Plenipotentiary of the  United States of America, read Saxon's  letters of introduction. The letters  sufficiently established the standing of  the artist to assure him his minister's  interest. Partridge was dispatched to  tho hotel to bring the traveller to the  legation. Partridge came back within  tho hour, greatly perturbed. Having  found that Saxon had not returned  during the night, and knowing the customs of the country, he had spent a  half-hour in investigating by channels  known to himself. He learned, at the  end of much questioning and cross-  questioning, that the senor, together  with another gentleman evidently also  an Americano del Nordo, had passed  the street-door late in- the evening,  with military escort.-  Mr. "Partridge hastened to his legation at a rate of speed subversive of all  Puerto Frio traditions. In Puerto Frio,  haste is held to be an affront to dignity, and dignity is esteemed.  The Hon. Charles Pendleton listened  to his subordinate's report with rising  cholei'.  His diplomacy was of the aggressive type, and his first duty was that  of making the protecting pinions - of  the spread eagle stretch wide- enoujyh  to reach every one of those entitled to  its guardianship. -.   - ���������������������������  Saxon and Rodman had the night before entered the frowning walls of the  Palace through a narrow door at the  side. The- American minister now  passed hastily between files of presented arms. Inside, he learned that his  excellency, el Presidente, had not yet  finished his breakfast, but' earnestly  desired his excellency, el ministro, to  share with him an alligator pear and  cup of coffee.  In tlie suave presence of the dictator, the minister's choler did not cease.  Rather, it smoldered while he listened  perfunctorily to flattering banalities.  He had struck through intermediary  stages; had passed over the heads of  departments and holders of portfolios,  to issue his ultimatum to the .chief  executive. Yet, in approaching his  subject, he matched the other's suavity  with a pleasantness that the dictator  distrusted. The dark face of the autocrat became grave until, when Mr.  Pendleton reached the issue, it was  deeply sympathetic, surprised and attentive.  "I   am   informed   that   some   one���������������������������1  can not yet say who���������������������������wearing your  excellency's uniform, seized an American citizen of prominence on the  streets of Puerto Frio last evening."  The President was shocked and incredulous.  "impossible!" hc exclaimed with deep  distress;   then,   again:     "Impossible!''  Prom the diplomat's eloquent sketching of the situation, it might have been  gathered that the United States war  .department stood "anxiously -watching  for such affronts, and that the United  States war department would be very  petulant, when notification of the incident reached it. Mr. Pendleton further  assured his excellency, cl Presidente,  that it would bo his Immediate care to  see that such notification had the right  of way over the Panama cable.  "I have information," began the dictator slowly, "that two men suspected  of connection with an insurgent junta  have been arrested. As to their nationality, f have received no details. Certainly, no American citizen has been  seized with my consent. The affair  appears grave, and shall be investigated. Your excellency realizes the necessity of vigilance. The revolutionist  forfeits his nationality." Ho spread  his hands in a vague gesture.  "Mr. Robert Saxon," retorted the  minister, "should hardly be a suspect!  The fact that he was not a guest at  my legation, and for the time a member of my family, was due only to the  accident of my absence from the city  oh his arrival yesterday."  With sudden bustle, the machinery  of the Palace was set in motion. Of  a surety, some one had blundered, and  "some one" should be condignly punished!  It was a very irate gentleman, flushed from unwonted exertion in the  tropics.Who was ushered at last into  Saxon's room. It was a very much  puzzled and interested gentleman who  stood contemplatively studying the  direct eyes of the prisoner a half-hour  later.  Saxon had told Mr. Pendleton the  entire narrative of his quest of himself, ancl, as he fold it, the older man  listened without a question or interruption, standing with his eyes fixed  on the teller, twisting an unlighted  cigar in his fingers.  "Mr. Saxon, I am here to safeguard  the interests of Americans. Our government does not, however, undertake  to chaperon filibustering expeditions,  lt becomes necessary to question you."  There followed a brief catechism in  which the replies seemed to satisfy the  questioner. When he came to the incident of his meeting with Rodman,  Saxon paused.  "As to Rodman," he said, "who was  arrested with me, 1 have no knowledge  that would be evidence.   I know nothing except from the hearsay of his recital."  Mr. Pendleton raised his hand.  "I   am   only  questioning  you   as  to  yourself.     This   other   man,   Rodman,  will have to prove his innocence.    I'm  afraid I can't help him.    According to  their own admissions, they know nothing against you beyond the fact that  you were seen with him last night." -  Saxon came to his feet,  bewildered.  "But  the������������������previous  matter���������������������������the embezzlement?" he demanded. "Of course,  I had nothing to do with  this affair.  It  was   that  other  i'or   which   I  was  arrested."  The envoy.-daughed.  "You  punched  cows  six  years  ago.  You cartooned five years ago, and you  have painted landscapes ever since.   I  presume, -if- it became necessary, you  could prove an alibi for almost seven  years?"  Saxon nodded. I-Ie fancied he saw  the drift of the argument. It was to  culminate in the same counsel that  Steele had given. I-Ie would be advised to allow the time to reach the period  when his other self should be legally  dead. t  Mr. Pendleton paced the floor for  a space, then came back and halted  before the cot, on the edge of which  the prisoner sat.  "I have been at this post only two  years, but I am, of course, familiar  with the facts of that case." He paused, then added with irrelevance: "It  may be that you bear a somewhat  striking resemblance to this particularly disreputable conspirator. Of course,  that's possible, but���������������������������"      , . ,-  .   "But .highly. improbable."   admitted  Saxon.   \ , " "  "Oh. you are not that man! That  can be mathematically-demonstrated,"  asserted Mr, , Pendleton suddenly. "I  was only reflecting'on the fallibility of  circumstantial evidence. I am a lawyer,  and once, as district attorney, I convicted a man on such evidence. He's  in the penitentiary now, and it set me  wondering if���������������������������"  But Saxon stood dumfounded, vainly  trying to speak. His face was white,  and he had seized the envoy by the  arm with a grip too emphatic for diplomatic etiquette.  "Do you know what you are saying?"  he shouted. "I am not the man! How  do you know that?"  "I know it," responded Mr. Pendleton  calmly, "because the Jncident of the  firing-squad occurred five years ago���������������������������  and the embezzlement only four years  back."  Saxon remained staring in wide-  eyed amazement. I-Ie felt his knees  grow suddenly weak, and the blood  cascaded through the arteries of his  temples. Then hc turned, and, dropping again to the edge of the cot, covered _ his-face _with -his-hands   felt it was not quite the masterpiece! ing its  summit  against the  hot blue  the occasion demanded.   It read: j overhead,   and  saw   only   a   sleeping  "You see," explained Mr. Pendleton,  "there is only one ground upon which  any charge against you can be reinstated���������������������������an impeachment of your  evidence as to how you have put in the  past five years. And," he smilingly  summarized, "since the case comes before this court solely on your self-  accusation, since you have journeyed  some thousands of miles merely to  prosecute yourself, T regard your evidence-on that point as conclusive."  Later, tho envoy, with his arm  through that of the liberated prisoner,  walked out past deferential sentries  into the Plaza.  "And, now, thc blockade being run,"  he amiably Inquired, "what are your  plans?"  "Plans!" exclaimed Saxon scornfully; "plans, sir, is plural. 1 have only  one: to catch the next boat that's  headed north. Why," he explained,  "there is soon going to be .an autumn  in the Kentucky hills with all the  woods a blaze of color."  The minister's eyes took on a touch  of nostalgia.  "I guess there's nothing much the  matter with the autumn in Indiana,  either," he aflirmed.  They walked on together at a slow  gait, for the morning sun was already  beginning to beat down as if it were  focused   through  a  burning-glass.  "And say," suggested Mr. Pendleton  at last, "if you ever get to a certain  town in Indiana called Vevay, which is  on some of the more complete maps,  walk around for me ancl look at the  Davis building. You won't see much���������������������������  only a hideous two-story brick, with a  metal roof and dusty windows, but my  'shingle used to hang out there���������������������������and  it's in God's country!"  Before they had reached the legation,  Saxon remembered that his plans involved another detail, and with some  secrecy he sought the cable office, and  wrote a message to Duska. Its composition consumed a half-hour, yet he  "Arrived yesterday. Slept in jail  Out today.   Am not he."  The operator, counting off the length  with his pencil, glanced up* thoughtfully.  "It costs a dollar a word, sir," he  vouchsafed.  But Saxon nodded affluently, for he  knew that the City of Rio sailed north  that afternoon, and he did not know  that her sister ship, the Amazon, with  Duska on board, was at this moment  nosing its way south through the tepid  water���������������������������only twenty-four hours away.  As the City of Rio wound up  her rusty anchor that afternoon,  Saxon was jubilantly smoking his pipe  by the rail. "  In thc launch just putting off from  the steamer's side stood the Hon. Mr.  Pendleton, waving his hat, ancl Jimmy  Partridge wildly shouting, "Give my  regards to Broadway!" The minister's  flag, which had floated over the steamer while the great personage was on  board,- was just dipping, and Saxon's  hand was still cramped under the  homesick pressure of the farewell  grips.  Suddenly, the traveller had a feeling  of a presence at his elbow, and, turning, was profoundly astonished to behold again the complacent visage of  Mr. Rodman. v,  "You see, I still appear to be among  those present," announced the filibuster, with some breeziness of manner.  "It's true that I "stand before you, 'my  sweet young face still haggard with  the anguish it -has worn,' but I'm  here, which is, after all,' the salient  feature of the situation. Say, what did  you do to them?"  "I?" questioned Saxon. "I did nothing. The minister came and took me  out of their Bastile."  "Well, say. he must have thrown an  awful scare into them." Mr. Rodman  thoughtfully stroked his chin with a  thin forefinger. "He must have intimidated them unmercifully and brutally. They stampeded into my wing  of ihe Palace, and set me free as  though they were afraid I had tho  yellow-fever. 'Wide they flung the  ���������������������������massive portals'���������������������������all that sort of thing.  Now, what puzzles me is, why did they  do it? They had the goods on me���������������������������  almost. However, I'm entirely pleased." Rodman laughed as he lighted, a  cigar, and waved- his hand with mock  sentiment toward the shore. - "And 1  bad put the rifles through, too," he  declared, jubilantly. "I'd turned them  over rto the insurrecto gentleman in  good order. Did they clamor for your  blood about the $200,000?"  "Rodman," - said Saxon slowly, "I  hardly expect you to believe it, but  that was a case of mistaken identity.  I'm not the man' you think. I was  never in Puerto Frio, before."-" -"'--"  - Rodman let the cigar drop from his  astonished lip's, and "' caught "-"wildly  after it as it fell overboard;     ., '  -  "What?" he demanded7 at last.-:  "How's that?" '     -  "It was a man who. looked like "me,"  elucidated Saxon.  "You are damned right���������������������������he looked  like you!" Rodman halted, amazed  into silence. At last, he said: "Well,  you have got the clear nerve! What's  the idea, anyhow. Don't' you trust  me?"' \ -  The artist laughed.-  "I hardly thought you would credit  it,"  he  said.    "After  all,  that  doesn't  make much .difference.    The point is,  my dear boy, I know it.".  But Rodman's debonair smile soon  returned. He. held up his hand with  a gesture of acceptance.  "Wh t. difference does it make? A  gentleman likes to change hij linen���������������������������  why not his personality? I dare say  it's a very decent impulse." ���������������������������<  For a mom nt, Saxon looked up with  an instinctive resentment for ��������������������������� the  politely phrased skepticism of the  other.    Then,  his displeasure changed  tropical   background  for  the   indolent  base.  "Well���������������������������" Rodman dropped his voice  yet lower���������������������������"if you had a pair of field  glasses and studied the heights, you  could see a few black specks that are  now disused guns. By day after tomorrow, or, at tho latest, ono day  more, each of those specks will be a  crater, and the town will be under a  shower, of solid shot. There's some  class to work that can turn as mild a  mannered hill as that into a volcano  ���������������������������no?"  Saxon stood gazing with fascination.  "Meanwhile," he heard tho other  comment, "shipboard is good enough  for yours truly���������������������������because, as you know,  shipboard is neutral ground for political offenders���������������������������and the noxt gentleman who occupies the Palace will be  a friend who owes me something."  to a smiIc. Enr~"h"aa,r~for a moment,  felt the same doubt when Mr. Pendleton brought his verdict. Rodman had  none of the facts, and a glance at the  satirical features showed that it would  be impossible for this unimaginative  adventurer to construe premises to a  seemingly impossible conclusion. He  was a. materialist, and dealt in palpable appearances. After all, what did  it matter? Ho had mado his effort,  and-would,-as-he had-promised -Duska,  vex his Sphinx with no more questioning. He would go on as Robert Saxon,  feeling that he had done his best with  conscientious thoroughness, It was,  after all only cutting the Gordian knot  in his life. After a moment, hc looked  up.  "Which way do you go?" he inquired.  The other man shrugged his shoulders.  "I go back to Puerto Frio���������������������������after the  blow-orf,"  "After the blow-orf?" Saxon repeated,  in   interrogation.  "Sure!" Rodman stretched his thin  hand shoreward, and dropped his  voice. "Take a good look at yon fair  city," he laughed, "for, before you happen back here again, it may have  fallen under fire and sword."  The soldier of fortune spoke with  some of the pride that comes to the  man who feels he is playing a large  game, whether it be a game of construction or destruction, or whether,  as is oftener the case, it be both destruction  and construction.  The painter obediently looked back  at the adobe walls and cross-tipped  towers.  "Puerto Frio has been very good to  me," he said, in an enigmatical voice.  But Rodman was thinking too much  of his own plans to notice the comment.  "Do you see the mountain at the  back of the city?" he suddenly demanded. "That's San Francisco. Do  you see anything queer about it?"  The artist looked at the peak rear-  CHAPTER XI.  Saxon denied himself the lure of the  deck that evening. Though he would  probably be close behind his messages  in arriving, he was devoting himself  to a full narration embodied in a love-  tropical panorama stretching at its  ness of the dining saloon, with such  letter.  I-Ie bent over the task in the close-  absorption that he did not rise to investigate even when, with a protract- .  ed shrieking of whistles, there came  sudden cessation from the jarring  throb of screw-shaft and engines.  Then, the City of Rio camo to a full-  stop. He vaguely presumed that another important port had been reached, and did not suspect that the vessel lay out of sight of land, and that  a second steamer, . southbound, had  halted on signal, and lay likewise motionless, her lights glittering^ just off  the starboard bow.  When,   almost   two   hours   later,   he  had folded the last of many pages, and  gone on deck for a breath before turning  in,   the   engines  were  once  more  noisily   throbbing,   and   he   saw   only  the bulk and lights of another vessel  pointed down-world under steam.  - But, as usual, Rodman," gentleman of  multifarious   devices,," was������������������not   letting  facts  escape  him. . Indeed,  it.was  at  Rodman's    instance    that    two   "mail  ships, thc City of Rio and the. Amazon, ���������������������������  had marked  time for an - hour and  a  half.    In tho brewing of affairs, Rod- "  man was just now an important personage, and the commanders'of these  lines   were   under   instructions   from  their offices to "regard his requests as -  orders, and-to obey them with due re- ���������������������������".  spect    and    profound    secrecy. 7 The  ,-  shifting of administrations  at  Puerto..  Frio meant certain advantages in-the. .  way   of  concessions   to   gentlemen* in  ���������������������������  Wall   Street Whose1 word,  with; these-:  steamers,   was   something, more;, than. 7  influential.        -'���������������������������'---      ----...���������������������������  * Mr. Rodman had been rowed acrooe--'  from the Rio to the Amazon, and -he * -,  had taken with him the hand-luggage-. ,  that made his  only ' impedimenta.    In" '-'���������������������������  Mr. Rodman's business, it was important to travel light.' If he found Senor  Miraflores   among   the   passengers "of-  the. Amazon,   it  was  his  intention to '  right-about-face,    and    return    south  again.' _ ���������������������������  Senor   Miraflores   had   been   in   the  States as- the secret and efficient head  of  that junta" which  Rodman  served.  He had very capably directed the' shipping of rifles and many sub-rosa details that must be handled beyond the  frontier, when it is intended to change    -  governments  "without, .the -knowledge."  or  consent, of  armed  and  intrenched  incumbents.      The    home-coming^ -of /  Senor Miraflores must of necessity be  unostentatious, since his arrival would-  be the signal for the conversion of the  quiet   steeps   of   San   Francisco    into  craters.  Rodman knew that, if the senor were  on-board-the-Amazon.-his-name-wonlrl���������������������������*  '���������������������������&_  not be on the sailing-list, and his august  personality  would   be   cloaked   in  disguise.      His    point  of   debarkation  would be some secluded  coast village ,  where  fellow   conspirators  could  hide  him.    His  advent into the capital it-,  self would  not be made at all unless  made at the head of an invading army,  and,  if so made, he would remain as  minister    of    foreign    affairs   in   the  cabinet   of   General - Vegas,   to   whom  just" now, as "to himself, "the"cily "gate's"'"  were closed.  But Senor Miraflores had selected  a more cautious means of entry than  the ship, which might boar travellers  who knew him. Rodman spent an  hour on the downward steamer. He  managed to see the face of every passenger, and even investigated the  swarthy visages in the steerage. I-Ie  asked of some tourists casual questions as to destination, and chatted  artlessly, then went over the side  again, and was rowed back across tho  intervening strip of sea. Immediately  upon his departure overside, the Am-^  azon proceeded on her course, and five,  minutes later the City of Rio was also  under way.  The next morning, after a late  breakfast, Saxon was lounging at the  rail amidship. He had ceased looking  backward, and all his gaze was for the  front. Ahead of him, the white superstructure, the white-duck uniform of  the officer pacing the bridge, the  whiteness of the holystoned deck, all ���������������������������  stood boldly out against the deep cobalt of the gently swelling sea. Saxon  was satisfied with life, and, when he  saw Rodman sauntering toward him,  he looked up with a welcoming nod.  '"Hello, Carter���������������������������I mean Saxon." The  gun-smuggler corrected his form of  address with a laugh.  The breezy American was a changed  and improved man. The wrinkled  gray flannels had given way to natty  white duck.   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'  Winston Churchill  V-  THE  TITANIC  REPORT  (From,the New York World)  From the evidence produced at the  Senate  committee's   hearings   on  the  Titanic disaster the public has already  leached much the same conclusions as  the committee.      The neglect of Captain Smith togive heed to warnings re-  ' ceived from other vessels of the presence of icebergs on the.Titanic's pa'th,  the lack of sufficientlife-saving equip-  .   ment and of drills and tests, the failure  - to fill the lifeboats to their full capacity,  the failure of the captain of the  -' Californian to,act when signals of^dis-  tress were sighted, and the inadequate  _,number- of- wireless  operators  carried  -on ocean-going ships,*all stand-out-as  "-.obvious facts.-,' They-are-a grave-indictment", of "the methods-employed in  -ocean traffic where the lives of.thou-  ...sands of human  beings'are,.daily in-  ' volved.        7 7 7      "    "  - 7 The lesson Has-been" learned in "part  at' terrific , cost,, but it must', be en-  lorced hereafter, beyond possibility of  ". question. The: biggest steamship in  the'world, the now German, liner Im-  perator,  launched yesterday,  is  to be  - provided iwith enough lifeboats to* hold  "every person carried on "the huge ship.  Other * companies have taken steps'to  add to ���������������������������* their - life-saving appliances.  So much has been gained for the  future. But nothing should be left to  chance.*; If the lesson of the Titanic is  to be heeded, no legislation that may  be:required; however drastic, will be  spared.  A  GOOD   IDEA   EN   ROUTE .  (From  the  Moose  Jaw  News) -  The "Made in Canada" train idea is  a good one.   A few years ago all one  used to  hear  about in that line  was  "Made in  Germany."  ______Gonsulted^a-physician J;his_morning  and he advised me to give up my  pipe."  "Give up your pipe, eh! What did  he charge you for that?"  "Ten dollars. I guess he thought  for the moment ,he was a plumber."  When Your Eyes Need Care  Try Murine Eye Remedy. 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There is good reason for the keen  interest felt in the recent cable despatches to the effect that Winston  Churchill bids fair to be Asq/uith's  successor as Premier of Great,.Britain  and leader of the Liberal parly.*'  Half American, as he is through his  mother, thc present Mrs. George Corn-  wallls-Wost, who before , she became  Lady Randolph Churchiir was Miss  Jennie Jerome, and who Is the daughter of the late Leonard Jerome, of New  York, his every political act has reflected his friendliness to the United  States and his high regard for American political institutions. His induction into the highest political ollice in  Great Britain should mark the beginning of even closer relations between  the two countries than now exist. Almost his last political utterance in  justification of the Irish home rule bill  passed in the House of Commons offered as one of the prime reasons for its  adoption his belief that more than anything else it would tend to promote  friendship between England and the  United States.   *-  That this young First Lord of the  Admiralty should now be hailed ''in  England as the man of the hour and  at the same time should provide the  surest laugh in the London music halls,  where- his personal peculiarities are  mercilessly lampooned to ������������������n approvT  ing audience, is '.in keeping with the  role he has played through the dozen  years of his meteoric political career.  For ten years he has managed to keep  bimself the most cordially disliked and  at the same time the most conspicuous  man-in English public life.  His country has been amazed repeatedly by his audacity, his political  inconsistencies, his dynamic energy  and his unequalled power of self-advertisement. Not for one moment has  he been lost to the public eye. For his  scorn of precedent and radical cam-,  paign methods he has frequently been  denounced by the old British school of  politics' as being more than* half  iTankee. And so today, although'his  personal enemies���������������������������and they^ are-count -  less���������������������������are_ untiring* in their ridicule and  bitter, parodies of Sir Joseph" Porter's  song in "Pinafore" are heard in overy  London street,, this young "ruler of the  King's navee" has made himself strong  with that great majority-who demand  that Great Britain's supremacy on the  seas shall be, maintained "by boldly, in-,  creasing his naval budget with the  declaration to Germany ;that he was  prepared'to"-go her one better - in .any  building,,programme" which .she might  devise. ~y// <J ' ~      \ ���������������������������.. ~'-: "   ��������������������������� '  'Similarly his~warm advocacy of the  home' rule'bill, has:-endeared' him to  Irish" Nationalists.-* .Perhaps, no' pres-;  ent day statesman! has = a greater hold  individually on* the none .too-harmonious sections of.which the'Liberarcoalition " is formed. ' And yet * within a  fortnight the most violently- Conserva-  tive'-of J.the great British weeklies .has  been at pains to refute the rumor that  Churchill was about to return to,the  Conservative party as its leader.-'Winston Churchill as a friend,or foe-has  never failed to keep the British public  guessing. '      -.    .  .  For a man not much past thirty-  seven,-Winston Churchill's accomplishments prove that he inherited the bril-"  liant talents of his father, Lord.Ran-"  dolph"Churchill. He has achieved distinction in five different careers, as-a.  soldier, a lecturer, a-war correspondent, an author, and pre-eminently as,  a politician. In reality, on the word of  Sir Edward Grey, who named him as  a future premier in 1905, he may "be  said to have distinguished himself in  six, for he won a reputation as a  Unionist before he quitted that party  "for-tl!F^RrSdi"6!ili7==atrd~h-as���������������������������acqmred~fT  new and larger reputation since. From  the time he left Sandhurst, where he  prepared for the army, his fighting  qualities and tireless ^activity made  him a marked man.  His first service was in Cuba in 1895  as an attache with the Spanish forces.  At this- time he won a Spanish order.  Two years later he joined the Mala-  kand field force on the Indian frontier,  and -there-received a- medal -for���������������������������bravery. More military distinction came  to him in .$98 when he served with thc  Tirah expedition force tinder Sir W. L,  Lockhart. T-fc was with Lord Kitchener on tho Nile, and in the famous  charge at Omdurman won another  medal for gallantry. In this last campaign he was permitted to act also as  thc correspondent of a London paper.  Mis military experiences have been  vividly described in several published  volumes in which hc was no respecter  of persons. Thc breaking out of thc  Boer war saw him in the Transvaal as  the representative of the London Morning Post. Tho conspicuous bravery  which hc displayed in thc armored  train disaster nt Frcre, where he was  captured, brought him more decorations.  The picturesque escape which he  made from his prison in Pretoria has  been frequently misrepresented by his  enemies. He himself described his  hardships and experiences before a  fashionable audience "a dozen years  ago, at which time it may bc  remembered thero was considerable  indignation over the unauthorized use  of several prominent names in the list  of patrons. More than onCe" hc has  been called upon to bring libel suits  against those who averred that hc  escaped from the Boers by breaking  his parole. In February last Blackwood's Magazine, satirizing members  of the government in "A Lost Lay of  Ancient Rome," referred to Churchill  in these lines:    "  When captured bj' our Afric foes,  How cleverly he homeward stole,  And broke his prison and parole!  Behold him just from school released,  Playing at  soldiers in the east,  From discipline he seeks relief,  In mutiny against his chief.  The cable has just brought the news  of his revenge and final vindication.  The court accepted his statement that  no parole had been given, and Blackwood's, recognizing the injustice of the  imputation, made apology, which he  accepted and the suit was withdrawn.  BATS TO FIGHT MOSQUITOES  Thero is a man in Texas who has  found out a new way to fight the mosquito. His name is Dr. Charles R.  Campbell. He is official bacteriologist  of the city of San Antonio. His idea  is to employ bats as mosquito fighters.  The neighborhood of San Antonio is  especially ^plagued by mosquitoes���������������������������  malaria is more or less rife in that  vicinity���������������������������a^nd for ^a long time past the  inhabitants''of the municipality and its  suburbs have eagerly sought to find a  solution of the problem. Much benefit  has been obtained by keeping minnows  in cisterns and ' ponds���������������������������these small  fishes being greedy devourers of mosquito larvae���������������������������but.such measures have  not altogether met requirements.      -  Bats, as is well known, are insect-  eaters, and are particularly fond of  mosquitoes. In the twilight, when they  rove abroad, they devour immense  numbers of the pestiferous insects���������������������������  their manner being to dash back and  forth through a swarm and gobble the  victims up by wholesale'.  ��������������������������� In view, of which fact, it "occurred to  Dr.,Campbell that itmight be a good  idea to establish in and about San Antonio a number of "bat roosts," as he  calls them���������������������������that is to say, structures  so contrived as to' invite bats for sleeping purposes, t He-has already'put up  two of', them, and proposes to erect  others, those already in operation having proved highly successful. \] .  TO AID THE  MEMORY-*  ,;One of the-most profitable ways of  utilizing 'time not. usually productive  of benefit,-such as walking from point  "to- point, waiting, riding to and fro in  cars, travelling,* etc.,-is _the practice of  carrying "in the, pocket a small card, or  cards, say' about,'two -inches ,by "three  and'one-half'.inches, uponl which' is  written .something worth remembering}  A card of-this, size can.be/tielc^in. the  palm .of the 'hand.and referred to, fre-  .quently without attracting (attention. '���������������������������  " Long addresses.- can- be - memorized  after^ this r manners, in an incredibly  short time. -7 This-, suggests appoint  which'will prove'useful to* all who wish  to "speak'.'from memory.'" When the address hajp been'; written, - revised and  polished.'divide -into'convenient sections .and memorize not*"- from the beginning,, but from the ending���������������������������that is,  commence at the" conclusion and work  backwards.      '-77       - ' ,v' ,  There is a reason for this which will  be apparent to all who speak, from  memory.-'if the article is of any-considerable length and is memorized from  the beginning, there is a natural impatience to hasten the work and slight  the latter portion,"-", with ., the "consequence that fatigue .and faint'memory  impressions'' conspire to weaken the  effect of the delivery.    ' *,  . On the. other hand, it will be found  that as .one proceeds toward the deeper  cut memory' impressions the feeling of  confidence and strength grows,and interest increases as one progresses. This  method is also applicable to addresses  designed to be read. There is always  'the tendency to become more familiar  "with~thlf���������������������������opening-^emarksf^and���������������������������less-  familiar with the body of the address  and the concluding portion; whereas,  if all rehearsals are prosecuted by  reading section by section from the  conclusion, when the*" time comes to  read forward greater familiarity with  the matter will give a leverage that  can not be otherwise obtained.  The  New Perfection  Heating Plate  has proved a great convenience to all  users of the  Ncvv Per/Sction.  ,^^I^R^^3___Z___E3_X-__b--EiXX3SiHH      / (  Oil Cook-stove  o  ,  i  ., This year we are selling    .  The New Perfection Broiler  The New Perfection Toaster  The New Perfection Griddle  each.designed specially for use on the New.  Perfection Stove...  With these appliance* and the New Perfection glut door rteel  oven, the New Perfection it just aa complete and efficient a ttore u  ��������������������������� retulir coal range.   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On the  other hand the big ocean-going steam'-'  ships of the world," especially., the big  liners," are .well equipped with the re-,  ceivers, - there '"being-,,890 altogeth'er;  But this, too, is only' relative. " Many  ships that for the safety of the public  should most assuredly,have this equipment,, do not.,* For instance, the Car-  pathia, which picked up the survivors  of-the terrible. Titanic disaster, did not  have the-receivers, and this . might  have made a vast difference in her success-'in ^finding'-the Titanic! \' Clear  skies;favored*.her,rbut in a fog the-,lack  of a signalling, bellb'n the^ Titanic and  of receivers.'on "the Carpathian might  well have caused the.''drowning of- the  entire shipwrecked?company..jvIn'a fog,  which ?is7 so/j'commpnlT-ih ;f the Z region  where" th'e'accident.-'occurred," the" Car7  pathia7"would': .have .had no * possible  means-of, finding the survivors.-1* With  the complete - equipment of, the' sub-  marine"'signalling apparatus: the [bell  would have led "the "steamship to 'the  boats' through" the "darkest;,night .of  the densest fog,that' was .ever seen. ,  j .Thus,-.the use.of the submarine,bell  and the telephone "receiver '-is~a' splendid factor- for safety .' at sea, .though  thus,-far'it has been applied only, to  warning of ' shoals and reefs, and ^in  that!its.application'has. only been begun.-Indeed it is at work, "on the.ob,"  when all other, equipment fails, and  it is reckoned-by mariners as of more  value than -the lighthouses and all devices, that have come' before it. .A  former, captain'of the Celtic said7"If  it should come to'a question of doing  away with either,the lights or the sijb-  CASTORIA  ;: F6r InfantsJand Children. ,:  The Kind You Have Always Bought  .Bears the  V -,     _ ���������������������������  Signature of  r- ir,-'; - ,  marine.:"bells,; lv should *; prefer.*\to..do.=  away! with"'the _* lights,., and'-; have'; 'tlie.-  submarine'-bells ^rung^.continuously."^  A^coastwise" captain,-. when'7asked7t6".  il*expenses:bytaking"out,\th"e sub-','-.4^7������������������;^|  ie"-: receiving apparatus, ^said:>>'lbf'.C^-^-S?)  curtail  marine  '.v.'-,-P-.L  zTm  ���������������������������������������������* - j  r-j.y.  tr^V? 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The Imperial Oil Company, Limited  144 ,'**-������������������m(,  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, August 8, 1912  ttf���������������������������fy���������������������������4>���������������������������^>���������������������������^���������������������������^���������������������������$���������������������������$��������������������������� 4>���������������������������Q���������������������������<)���������������������������O  Regular 35c & 40c  Boxes of Paper &  Envelopes  A. REEVES -  Druggist & Stationer  Cliff St. Enderby  EMFWPRV    PP ETQQ lthe Okanagan'. and Similkameen dis-  IlJL/EjFiO I      A  I\JL������������������k3iJ jtricts until Sept. 1, 1914; a close sea-  l7/7T~, '/J~y~~yj~Z~/JZZ~Z 'son is declared for beaver throughout  Published every. Thursday at  biulcisby. B.C. at ;.,      -. fl.nrn     vnv    1     1<)12    tn  52 per year, by the Walker Press. u}e   piOVince.    11. om   ^NO   .   I,   Ui^,   ^O   ; _��������������������������� .Nov. lo, 1913; prairie chicken may be  Advertising Rates:   Transient, 50c an inch  first ! shot   ill  the    Okanagan  from   Sept.   15  insertion. 25c rach subsequent insertion.   Con- ' to   October  15,   1912.  Ir.-icl adv-L-i-tisii.K. SI an inoli per month. |    LewilI Notices:   12c.a line first insertion; Sc a line      QLAD   TO   SEE  THE   OLD   FOLKS  each sultt-i-qucnl insertion.  ]*iendi))_r N������������������ Vices and Locals,: loe a lin*.  SBnPiloIiTwfMTIiiiiiFrijJal  5i  4!  i/l.  B8  m  6!  7  8  2  9  3  so  ������������������3. HTssiiHJ fi"7  \n 2i  20,12      'M  31  This pore old town is cither a victim of infantile' parachutes or senile  | decay.       Last    Saturday   an    organ  i grinder with   a   monk blew into  the  [immediate hereabouts, and the entire  ���������������������������populace,    barring   three  patients in  jthe   hospital,   who   were    tied down  j with a padded cable, and a deaf man  ;in thc Annex, turned out to welcome  thc foreigner and  his simple simian.  Jf the human race is of a truth descended or ascended  from tlie monkey  family, thc   Chinese have nothing on  us in respect for our ancestors.���������������������������Pernio Free Press.  SECRET SOCIETIES  A. SUTCLIFFE  W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lorl������������������o No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at S p. m. vd Oddfellows Hall. Vis-itinj?  brethren cordially invited.  F. II. BARNES  Secretary  ��������������������������� M%1- ������������������- ������������������*R    "^Sg^egjr   j_urcka Lodge, No. 50  Meets even- Tuesday evening at S o'clock, iu 1. 0.  O. F. hall. Metcalf block.   Visiti.ag brothers always    welcome. J. C. METCALF. N. G.  R. E. WHEJ-LHR, Sec'y,  J. li. GAYLORD. Treas.  AUGUST 8,   1912  A GOOD   START MADE  There can be no question that thc  Enderby Board of Trade has been resuscitated-. The spirit now animating its members is the spirit that always wins out. r It is what has been  termed "public spirit." When properly understood   and unselfishly carried  X  PRO BONO PUBLICO  "Txli.       "~:  "KNOCKING- AND  BOOSTING"  Editor Enderby Press:  Dear Sir:   Your remarks i-nocr the  above heading   in  the  i-isue  of  July  .' 25th, are very applicable in this dis  ~f>ank of Montreal  Established   1817  CAPITAL   all   paid   up,    $15,413,000;   REST, $15,000,000.89  Hon. President, Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal G. C. M-. Q.  President, R. 3. Angus, Esq.   Vice-President, Sir Edward Clouston, Bart.  General Manager, 11.V.Meredith  BRANCHES IN LONDON,'ENG., NEW YORK and CHICAGO.  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT  Deposits received from $L upwards, and interest allowed at current rates.  Interest credited :10th  June and 31st December.  ENDERBY BRANCH   A.  E.  Taylor,  Manager  into life, it is the greatest power for ��������������������������� tdc(.   anfl j h-       gent the cutr-  real community   betterment 1 naif has j thc vernon-News,   in case it *:.ay bc  yet been discovered      At its base is;admitted.      The       int FpWlallv  the spirit of give and take-che s^-rit- refer to -s wel] exemplified lv an in_  of   airness-of loyalty-of helpfulness.,  t th t receiitl    occ,aTOfI; vncn t  That the Board   will succeed in the ��������������������������� J  business undertaken by it, cannot be  doubted.   That the district soon will  feel the eflects of the combined work  of thc Board goes without saying.  The membership    is now b it a few  short of 100.   It includes fuUy three-  fifths of the    ratepayers of Enderby,  and this per centage will :je Increased! the"PrairTe" mill  before the month   is out to at least  four-fifths.       There    are,    besides,   a  number of citizens   rnemoers who are  not property owner's _n the city.     It  is distinctly a representative membership.   The business people have added  j their names to a man, and rherc are  i wage workers   ancl    farmers from all  i>J.-  ^     ENDERBY   LODGE*  "*" No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of i\ Hal!. Visitors cordially invited to attend.  G. G.~CAM PI-SELL. C.C.  C.E.STRICKLAND, K.R.S.  T. E. RODIE. M.F.  -��������������������������� Hall suitable fo Concerts, Dances and all public  entertainments.   For ra.es, etc., address,  T. E. RODIE. Enderby -  PROFESSIONAL"   *  p W. CHAPMAN.; -    .    i\  .-**;   ",. . [Organist at St. George's Church]  Visits or receives pupils for Piano, Organ, Violin,  Singing and Theory of Music, Etc.  w  Address, P. O. Box 84, Enderby.  ALTER ROBINSON  parts of the district.  The'object'of the Board in lowering  the membership fee is to enable c-*cvy  man in the district to become a member without feeling" it :.o be a load on  him.   Men outside of" town* are as desirous of seeing the 3oard, succeed as  the men-.of Enderby city-arc,-and its  success is as important to one as the  other.     The   aim is to make the or  ganizationas effective a.s" possible as  much in the interest of"'.he farmers of  the    district   as   the   businessmen of  Enderby'.   -"".���������������������������        -"        ���������������������������"   ���������������������������>���������������������������' ���������������������������'  was supplied with "Graham flour"  the product of a Prairie mill, which  was about half coarse bran, and the  bread from it causeM sickness.  I got the Enderby mills' sample of  their Graham flour, which I have  formerly used, and found the bran iu  it was just one-third of what was in  Hour," and it was  not coarse. The price of the one, in  Enderby, is $1.55, and I was charged  .$1.85 for the other���������������������������rather stiff for  bran.      Yours truly, HORNO  Lumby, lst August, '1912.  ENDERBY' HIGH' SCHOOL  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER  Atrreements of Sale.   Deeds & Mortgages.  Documents Witnessed.   Loans Negotiated  Office: Poison & Robinson, next door Fulton's  west, Enderby, U. C.  T^NDERBY   COTTAGE  HOSPITAL  MISS WARWICK, Proprietress  Maternity Fees, S20 per week  Fees covfrinjr ordinary illness, ?2 per day.  Hospital Ticktts, half yearly and  yearly.  $1 per  month.  ENDEUI1Y. 11. C.  G.  L. WILLIAMS  _Don)ininn_and_  Provincial LamfSurvcyor  Bell Block       Enderby, B.C.  R. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon,  0 to 10:130  Afternoon, 'A to -1  RveninK, f.:.'������������������) to 7:U0  Sunday, by appointment      |  Oflic: Cor. CHIT and George,S'ts. EN'DKUHY '  r.vza* ���������������������������ww E*"wg x y xgr*cts J*a-_y._ga J'l���������������������������������������������EJ^s^*Ja-sag^^=, jtn3t,g.TrgjaBMa������������������jtas.7������������������������������������mgfc'a  POLITICAL  "PN DERBY   CONSERVATIVE  -^ ASSOCIATION  J. L. RUTTAN,       A. F. GROSSMAN ;  President. Secretary,    !  BLANCHARD & ENGLISH  Enilerhy. li. C.  Contractors & Builders  '  Inspector'  Wilson    ,vas in--Enderby'  the past    week,   and   while here .met  with tlie Board of School Trustees on  school    matters.    The   tie-up  of the  proposed   new    school-  house-for the  best building   months of the summer  was not a matter of discussion.   The  new school   project    nas got beyond  discussion,  and    it   now remains for  officials at Victoria to xny the word.  What Mr. Wilson was "anxious to assist in was the question of high school  for the children   of Enderby and district.   In this   the results were most  satisfactory.     The    members   of  the  Board demonstrated that they would  be able to begin the term with an enrollment of IS scholars, and this was  entirely    satisfactory    to     Inspector  Wilson.     But,  he  desired to  impress  upon  the    Board,    and    through the  Board,  upon the parents whose children were to bc benefitted by the high  school, that thc real work in connection  with    the   high    school did  not  NOTICE OP DISSOLUTION  of Partnership  Notice is hereby given that the  partnership theretofore subsisting between us, the' undersigned, as Real  Estate Agents in the Oity of Enderby,'B. C, has this day been dissolved by mutuaL.consent. A'l- debts  .owing to the said partnership are t-  be paid to H. _W. Harvey, at Enderby; B.-C, and all claims ^avains'  said partnership are "to be i.'vi>.���������������������������cnt'e  to the said' H.7��������������������������� W. Harvey," be/ore  Aug; 35, 1912, by whom, the'.same will  be settled.'. ������������������������������������������������������ '  - ��������������������������� '  :,  -.   ---  Date'cl at Enderby, .13.  J.,  this L'ord  day of July, 1912.  The undersigned * also cake t'-iis opportunity of 'thanking their c-icnts  for support-given .in the past.  t- H.   W.   HARVRY,  T. E.  RODEE.  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 -  ,  Oflice in brick block opp. The Walker Press.  J. E. CRANE,  Enderby Agent  Finest in the Country  "Enderby is a charming villiage with eity airs.   -  When Paddy Murphy'shook the snow of Sandon  off his feet he came here,  and now owns one of  -  finest brick hotels in the  country.     Although   ~  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his ���������������������������.  - . hotel the King Edward. v In addition to the excellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which is an added attraction for tourists."   ���������������������������>  (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.)  King Edward Hbtel, LiL���������������������������HY--.' Enderby  HAS RECORD .FOR (GROWING HAIR  Machela, Nature's Scalp Tonic, will  do-it in 35- cases out of 100. It istlic  only remedy ever discovered that is  similar to the natural hair foods or  liquids of the scalp. Removes dandruff, prevents falling of tho hair and  all other diseases of the scalp. -Each  package contains a packet of Machela  Dry Shampoo Powder. Price for complete home treatment, $1.00. - Sold  and guaranteed by A. Reeves.  ". .    "   '��������������������������� ;*   .", '   .". ��������������������������� END EREY       .   7*���������������������������'-"J^r-   y  : No Irrigation Required       ;   ;  These laiids are situated'on the benches near Enderby and are especially suited for Fruit and Vegetables, and, having been in crop, are in splen- \  did condition for planting.    ' , ��������������������������� .   -    /      '  An experienced fruit grower is in charge and will give instruction to -  purchasers free of charge, or orchar,.-,will be planted .and,cared for at a -  moderate charge.   ' '  . 160 acres, sub-divided into 20-acre lots ..r*  now on the market at  -}5'175 .  per acre. - . .-���������������������������"*._  Get in on the first block and make money on the advance.  ���������������������������     Apply to��������������������������� ' -  GEORGE PACKHAM,  Deer Park Land Office, Enderby.  -E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables <f'  enderbyTb. c7 ~  Good Rigs;   Careful Drivers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  .   Auto for. Hire   F-'i,-st-claus Cabinet Work  and   Picture [���������������������������'raminfr.  Undertaking Parlors in connection.  Next to City Hall.  cease, but just began when the school"  was established.     To make the school  what it    should   he,    it remained for  the parents    to    do their part.   The ]  Department of Education is disposed;  to lend every   possible    assistance to .  enable the Enderby  Board  of School!  Tuustees to   secure for the boys and ;  girls and the   young men and young |  women of Enderby the best of school !  accommodation,    but    alter    all  this,  Lad Leon-dune, and-ufwr-llic-Schoul-i-  Roard  had exercised    every care and ; $ Prompt attention to all customers $  their best   judgment   in  securing thc ; <k>  most thorough teachers, tliere yet re-: T     Land-seekers  ancl  Tourists in  mained a very important part for thc j <| vited to give us a trial,  parents to perform, without wliich it i *!>  would  be most   difficult for even  the | "**  ablest of teachers and the best Board  management to   make the school the  success it ought to be.     Mr.  Wilson  desired to appeal particularly to thc  parents  of    Uie   high-school  children  for that co-operation  with the ioai-h-  ers and the school board that would  inspire the    scholars   ro exercise  the  truest loyalty and the broadest spirit  of    helpfulness.       If    Luis  assistance  were given, and thc scholars would bc  punctual and regular in their attendance,  Mr.    Wilson    felt positive that  the   high   school   of    I-iidcrby would  promptly take   a leading position  in  the educational factors -jf thc Valley.  ������������������������������������<*x������������������������������������>������������������>  I  NKW UAMti REGULATIONS  Some new game regulations under  the Game Protection Act have been  approved by the lieutenant-governor.  Six pheasants can be shot in one day  but not more; ducks, geese and snipe  may he shot on thc mainland between  Sept. 2, 19.12, and Feb. 2S, 1913; a  closed season is declared for wapiti  throughout the mainland until Sept.  1, 1'Jl'l, and for   white-tailed deer in  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. Chadwick  REGISTERED PLUMBER  (certificate.)    Painter and Decorator,  Box 74, Enderby.  e  t  eady for Winter  Early  and do your repairing with some of those Cheap Boards at  3.00 per Thousand feet  4L7������������������_^������������������  No. 2 Dimension, $12.00 per thousand.  Flooring*, Ceiling and Drop Siding, $10 and up.  OKANAGAN-SAW-MILLS,-Ltd. Enderby  MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident Insurance  Agencies  REAL ESTATE  Fru it Land Hay Land  Town Lota  The Liverpool & London & Globe Ins. Co.  The Phoenix Iiism-iinco Co. of London.  Lunilon-LiinciiHliiru fii-a In.sui-atici������������������ Co.  ]{oyal Insurance Co.,of Liverpool (Life tlopt  The London & Lancnshire Guarantee  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK,   END1.KBY  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished \  Dealer in Windows, Doors', Turnings and all factory work.  Rubberoid Roofiing, Screen  Doors and Windows. Glass cut  to any size.  We represent S.C.Smith Co,, of  Vernon. Enderby.  WONT GET DULL  FOR  YEARS  For Sale by  THE ENDERBY TRADING CO #-
Thursday, August 8, 1912
THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY
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PROVINCIAL ADVANCEMENT.
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Dr. Elliot S.  Rowe,  Commissioner of the Progress Club and
a publicist of known ability in
every city of the Pacific slope,
who addressed a public meeting
in Enderby last night, with the
hope of discussing with our fellow  townsmen  the great need
that exists in British Columbia
today for intra-provincial co-operation in an  effective   campaign
for community development, has,
for the past six years,  directed
this same work as it has applied
more particularly to Vancouver
and the Lower Mainland.   The
present need, as we believe all
will agree,  calls for a superior
effort than can be exerted by a
single organization.   In the past,
the Vancouver Information and
Tourist Association and the Vancouver Ad Club have done everything," and right now the Van-,
couver Progress   Club is doing
everything that goodwill and organized effort can achieve in the
interests of the entire' province,
district by district.
. The members, of the Progress
Club, and there are nine hundred
such representing the best interests of the  city  of -Vancouver,
are endeavoring to cope with- the
problem of how best to obtain the
most effecient publicity for the
province.    They are one in the
belief that the positions of city
and country are co-ordinate.   If
Vancouver is to advance it must
be because every district in the
province is making progress, and
to bring about an. advancement
worthy of our resources, we must
most surely co-operate.
and taking up fruit raising
throughout the Okanagan, and
along the Thompson and other
valleys, and Mr. Ellison believes
that as a result of this year's
crops there wjll be a very materially increased demand for lands.
The ordinary farm crops are also
in fine shape.
UTOPIAN PERIOD APPROACHING.
The vision of a mad world and
an era of lunacy was prophesied
by Dr. Forbes Winslow of London, Eng., while expressing his
dissent from the statement made
at the Eugenics congress by Dr.
Mott, that increase in lunacy is
more apparent than real. He
said: "There will be more lunatics in the world than sane people
three hnndred years hence. This
prophecy is based on the present
rate of the growth of lunacy re-0
vealed by recent returns. We
are now rapidly approaching a
mad world. In every part of the
world civilization is advancing
and so insanity is bound to ad
vance. There were 36,762 lun
atics in 1859; there are now 135,'
000.
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AMERICAN   INRUSH' CONTINUES
DITTO OKANAGAN:
Every right-minded man, and
especially every good sport, will
, applaud the action of Mr.1 J. H.
. SenkleV of   the Lacrosse Com^
mitee  in    penalizing; the New
- ^Westminster team for the atrocious behavior of- its /members\ at
* the-last" match; - Lacrosse is one
of the finest games in the world;
but lacrosse at the cqastf has  de-
J generated into.a money-making
carnival, in~ "which."it is much
more necessary to put a. player
"hors-de-combat" than to play
the game. For this.condition of
affairs professionalism is answerable," and the'jhdividual - who is
known as Con Jones of Vancouver
mainly responsible; . There has
not-been a pin to choose between
the Vancouver. and the New
Westminster teams in respect of
vicious, unlawful play, and it is
ho credit- to "the province that the
game should be continued under
such auspices. It was hoped
that the appointment of ia. com-
mision, consisting of gentlemen
of status and influence would
have had the effect of controlling
the lawless element,  but unfor-
=tunately^such==is==not==the=caser
Professional football in England
started' out with similar tactics
twenty-=five years ago, but thorough organization, strict discipline and a determination to purify the game speedily killed the
lawless spirit, and now the game
is witnessed every Saturday by
-upwards of. half.a mllion people.
In British Columbia it seems to
be impossible to secure the same
discipline and control. And if
this is the case it is better that
professional lacrosse should die
out than it should be continued
under conditions which are discreditable to sport and .disgraceful to the abiding communities.
���������Victoria Week.
An influx of not less than half
a million Americans per annum
into Canada for the next five
years is the prediction being
freely circulated by well informed
authorities in this part of the
West in view of recently announced railway constuction programmes and development plans
of the leading Western '���������- cities.
The problem of housing the new;
population continues a serious
one in view of the inrush. The
cement shortage, however, is not
proving a serious obstacle" to
building operations, - and. many
residences and store buildings
are in  course  of  construction.
SENTENCE COMMUTED.
The cases", of; W. B:z James,
Takahashi and Albert McDougall,
all, under sentence of death for
capital offences, have^ beenr reviewed by the GovernorrGeneral-
in-Council. James . who shot
Constable Ashton in cold .blood,
and Takahashi, who killed a compatriot, will suffer the * extreme
penalty of the law at -Kamloops,
tomorrow. The sentence on McDougall,' who .shot- his-cousin
during a drunken. brawl, has
been commuted to life imprisonment, and he will be removed to
the penitentiary at New Westminster. ."      .  . -. .
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** There is an absurd practice
prevalent in this democratic country of ours of married ladies dubbing themselves by the title of
their-husbandrSuch-as-Mrs?=ReVfr
Mrs. Dr., Mrs. Capt, and Mrs.
Prof., which, if carried out logically, would lead to some ludic
rous results. One never hears,
somehow, of Mrs. Lieut.-Col. or.
Mrs. Vice-Admiral, and Mrs.
Judge is also rare, but why so?
To carry the custom further, why
would it not be just as correct" to
speak of Mrs. Chief of Police,
Mrs. City Scavenger, ' or Mrs.
Member of Parliament?���������Kelow-
na_Courier.
Just arrived: a delayed shipment of
D. & A. Corsets. Clearing out at cost
���������Poisons.
Fresh Meats
If ryou 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 "nnd cut strictly
FRESH. ���������*    *
We buy first-hand for spot cash, so
=can=give^you='the=bcst=-price���������possible?
G. R. Sharpe,
Enderby, B. C.    L
OKANAGAN'S PRINCE OF BOOSTERS
Hon. Price Ellison. Minister of
Finance and Agriculture, has fully recovered from his recent illness. On his return to Victoria,
speaking of the general harvest outlook in the Okanagan for
both fruit and agricultural products, the minister stated that it
would be impossible to speak too
optimistically of them. At present the outlook for a bumper
crop of all tree fruits is of the
brightest, and the growers are
making plans to handle and market a larger crop of all varieties
than they have yet done. There
are very many men  coming  in
Which kind of a culvert
does, your waggon cross ?
DOES the road you use pass over rickety,
dangerous wooden culverts, that are constantly in need of repairs and often washed
away entirely?  Or is itcarried safely across the low
places by modern, everlasting culverts?   Build your
CULVERTS OF CONCRETE
which  not   only cannot bc   washed   away, but
actually grow stronger with age and use.
Every farmer owes it to himself to insist that the
money lie pays for road-taxes bc spent to thc best advantage. As a ratepayer, he is entitled to tlie best roads that
can be made with that money. When culverts are washed
out, and the road rendered impassable, hc not only suffers
inconvenience but may also be caused financial loss by
inability to get necessary supplies in time for spring planting. And at best, with wooden culverts, part of the money
that should be used to make better roads must be spent
every year for repairs.
Insisi upon Concrete Culverts
It will pay you and everybody else in your county.
Canada Cement Company Limited
505 Herald Building, Montreal
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copy of our tree
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Their equipment varied in many respects, Captain Amundsen relying on  dog transport and hi.s men being  . equipped with skis on which they expected to make great speed over the  glacier ice, while Captain Scott took  with him dogs, ponies and motor  sledges; Captain Amundsen's party  consisted of only sixteen men while  that of Captain Scott numbers sixty,  and is the best equipped of any expedition which ever attempted Arctic  or Antarctic exploration.  Captain Amundsen, the discoverer of  the Xorthwest Passage, left Norway in  1910 with the ostensible purpose of  making an attempt to drift across the  Arctic Ocean in search of -the North  Pole, a voyage which was likely to occupy not less than six years. The  first intimation that he was not in the  Arctic Ocean came when his steamer  the Fram was sighted by the Terra  Nova, Scott's, ship, early last year.  Amundsen then went into winter quarters early in 1011 al Pay of "Whales, in  Ross Sea. The party was to have been  picked up by his ship some time in  February of this year on his return  from the trip across the ice. Considerable interest has been aroused as to  who would be first to communicate to  , the world the first news as to ihe results of his Antarctic expedition���������������������������  Amundsen or Captain Scott. The  former had a longer return journey  than Scott, but the latter was compelled to make a stop to pick up a  party, and has not yet been heard from.  Amundsen's position as regards the  charg*e that- he was playing an underhanded game with regard to Scott,  as told by Nansen, was as follows:  "After Cook's and Peary's return the  interest for his North Polar expedition  ceased; the support he had been promised from America, his last hope, was  . withdrawn, and the Norwegian Parliament refused to give him the additional  grant  required.       No   other   resources  ���������������������������_   were  left.    If nothing were  done  the  money    of    his    supporters  would  be  -' wasted.    He   had   therefore   either   to  . give up the whole .undertaking, on .the  preparation    of    which  he  had  spent  some years of his life, or to do something tended to arouse the interest of  . the public at large in order to put himself in a position  to* raise the money  still'   wanting.      He  chose  the  latter  ���������������������������  course, ancl, fearing that we might ad-  . vise him not to go to the Antarctic, and  considering it his duty to take the responsibility  on  himself alone,  he  decided  not  to  tell  any of us  who had  assisted hirn with the preparations for  the "North  Polar expedition about his  new decision."  A letter fronf Amundsen dated February 9, 1911, was brought north by the  Fram after thc party had been landed.  He gave the reasons why he made his  headquarters on the Barrier Ice a  little to the west of Edward VII. Land  at the point along this remarkable ice  wall where Captain James Clark Ross  in 1S-12 observed a large indentation or  bay in the wall. In 1900. Borchgrevink.  the Norwegian explorer, entered this  small bay and thence climbed up to  the Barrier Ice surface, which he found  stretching southward as a wide, level  plain as far as the eye could see. .Later  this bay was seen by Captain Scott;  and Sir Ernest Shackleton entered it  in the course of his expedition of 190S,  and named it Bay of Whales. Because  this bay had been observed at intervals for over sixty -years, Amundsen  decided that it must be an enduring  formation and would afford a safe harbor in which to unload his expedition.  The day after he sighted the Barrier  -he-reached- this-bay, which is in about  10-1 deg.- W. long, His theory of the  origin of the bay is that the sea shoals  where thr- bay,eexlsts and the mighty  glacier was thus forced out on oil her  sido forming thus a great indentation  in the ice wall.  The Fram was safely moored to the  ice in the bay, and on January 16, 1911,  the party began to unload the cargo.  The house was erected on top of the  barrier ice, ISO feet above tho surface  of the bay. The Greenland dogs, Uf>  in number, picked for their hauling  qualities, slowly pulled the heavy laden  sledges up to the site. The solidly  bttiit house stood safe and secure, sunk'  four feet down in the snow as hard as  rock and supported by back stays on  all sides. Amundsen named it "Fram-  heim" and it stood in about 1G-1 deg.  AV. Long., 7S deg. -10' S. Lat. It is the  most southerly habitation yet built in  the Antarctic. Fifteen tents were set  up around the house for the use of the  dogs and as storerooms for food supply, coal, wood, clothing, etc. The food  depot contained provisions sufficient  for two years. Up to the time the  Fram left, the party had lived almost  entirely on seal meat, which Amundsen'wrote he would not exchange for  any other dish in the world. Seals  were found in large numbers and he  expected to secure an adequate winter  supply for his party and the dogs.  "It is my intention," he wrote, "to  lay down a main depot in SO deg. S.  Lat., and a smaller one a.s far south as  possible; and I hope that, with the excellent means at our disposal, we shall  get to .S3 deg. with the smaller depot  in the autumn, before the dark season  sets in.    I can say nothing more with  regard   to   our  future  prospects.    "We  shall do whal we can."  The Fram is a 400-ton gasoline auxiliary and one of the strongest ships  ever built for polar exploration. She is  only 113 feet long and 3G feet beam.  Her hull is made of four and five thicknesses of heavy timber and at the bow  is four feet thick, while at the stern  it is three feet. It was in the Fram  that Nansen made his "farthest north"  in 190o. There were nineteen men  aboard the Fram when Amundsen determined to try for the South Pole and  neither among them nor among his  11 :j Eskimo dogs was there a single  ailment, when, on better than schedule  time, he landed at the edge of the barrier.  I  REWARDS OF A DRESSMAKER  If anybody is qualified to explain the  mysterious processes by which fashions in dress are imposed upon the  world it must be the head of the Parisian house of Paquin, in the Rue de la  Paix.  There is no doubt of the efliciency  with which she dominates the greatest  dressmaking establishment in the  world, lime. Paquin assumed "the  dictatorship of the realm of Fashion,"  as the phrase makers will have it, in  December, 1907, upon the death of her  husband. M. Isador Paquin was decorated by the minister of commerce for  his services to France through his preeminent genius in hi.s art. He was an  unknown clerk of the Paris Bourse,  and his bride was an equally obscure  little dressmaker at the time of their  marriage. about 1S91. But shortly  after they set up housekeeping a  wealthy patron established them in a  dressmaking business, small but in an  excellent location.  At that time the great artists of  fashion were wont to hold themselves  coldly and mysteriously aloof from  their patrons. The newcomers in the  field adopted an opposite policy. Monsieur, a born diplomat and a far-sighted business man young, handsome and  suave, and madame, charming and  tactful, were always accessible and always courteous.  Such qualities supplementing unquestioned taste .and originality, prove-  ed so compelling that by the end of a  dozen years the annual income of the  house of Paquin' was about $400,000.  Today it is probably far in excess of  that figure._-Aside"from her interest  in the establishment, Mme. Paquin  draws a salary of'$6,0,000.  The detail of business is enormous.  A" small army is employed not only in  designing, experimenting and making  but also-in" scouting for new ideas to  be modified or exaggerated. Then  there are'the mannequins, who exhibit  the costumes in the showrooms, not to  speak of persons of far more consequence who wear the latest creations  on the stage or at the races.  Save the Bal>ie5/  NFANT MORTALITY is something frlghfiul.   We can hardly realize that of  all the children born, in civilized countries, twenty two per cent., "or nearly  one-quarter, die before they reach one year; thirtyseven per cent,, or more  than one-third, before they are five, and one-half before they are fifteen!  We do not hesitate to say that a timely use of Castoria would save a majority of these precious lives, Neither do we hesitate to say that many of these  infantile deaths are occasioned by the use of narcotic preparations, Drops, tinctures  and soothing syrups sold for children's complaints contain more or less opium, 'or  morphine. They are, in considerable quantities, deadly poisons. In any quantity  they stupefy, retard circulation and lead to congestions, sickness, death. Castoria  operates exactly the reverse, but you must see that it bears the signature of  Chas. E Fletcher. Castoria causes the blood to circulate properly, opens the  pores of the skin and allays fever.  Letters from Prominent Physicians  addressed to Chas. H. Fletcher.  .pHillipllilllilUIKIIIilllllilllllillllllilllllll'lilllllililllllliiliilllillii'ui;  AN   AFRICAN   DOG  TRAINLR  During the Spanish campaign in  Morocco a year or so ago mention was  made of the fact that the natives dressed regiments of dogs in capes, and  military caps and sent them forth into  the field, where in the lorig grass they  were mistaken by the enemy for  soldiers creeping or lying in great)  numbers ready to take aim.  These dogs were raised by a mountaineer who makes a specialty of training dogs for the chase, numbers of  which he has disposed of to Europeans  notably Russians. He now has in  each settlement within a radius of  't^-tjm-y^iiiis^dTf^^  dogs, which, though small in stature,  are swift runners and eager hunters  with a scent that is said to be most  unusual. This mountaineer makes  it a business to collect young and  starving dogs and to raise them for  sale, and has recently attained to the  oflicial dignity of game-master in the  particular part of Morocco where he  has long had his home.  _A_ Spanish dog-fancier visited him  last summer and was told that the  English pointer is doubtless a direct  descendant of the old-time Spanish  hunting-dog imported into Spain from  Africa. The setter is two hundred  years older at least. But it was tho  acquaintance of this illiterate African with all the different breeds of  dogs that was so astonishing. He  spoke of crossing the magnificent Russian greyhound with one of his own  puny little specimens, obtaining a new  breed with monstrous neck and enormous bushy tail, but almost no  body. This was exhibited, he said,  at a London dog-show as a Russian-  Chinese breed. He also told of making a p'resent lo two Chinese officers  of four of his best specimens and  learning later that they had eaten  them.    He was much disgusted.  9 oo Drops  iiiiiiiiiiiiiiin.iiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimtiiiii  M I I I * 1 I  HI  I 1 ��������������������������� I I I ������������������������������������������������������ 1 | ��������������������������� J I | [ I | ��������������������������� | I I ��������������������������� III M HI 1 I I I I I  ^Vegetable Preparationtbr Assimilating the Food andReguIa-  Ung tiie Stomachs and Bowels of  Infants /Children  Promotes Digestion.Cheerful-  ness andRest.Contains neither  Opium.Morphine nor Mineral.  XOT "NARCOTIC.  fitctfKOfOte DrSAMUELPITCHER  IhmifJaii Seed-'  Mx.Stnna. -  RcchsU* Sells-  Anise Seed >  FkifjennMl -  Bl Carbonate Soda ���������������������������,  WjtmSrnl-  Clenfod Sugar   ,   '���������������������������  hihiayretvi Flavor.  A perfect Remedy for Constipation, Sour Stomach, Diarrhoea  Worms .Convulsions Jcverislv  ness and Loss OF SLEEP.  Facsimile'Signature of  NEW VORK;:-  '  Atb mo������������������������������������th%   tjlcl  <J5 Dosts     t-^CiMi  .ir- .-:-    --.: y  ���������������������������'J     ' '      ��������������������������� ���������������������������    '      *H  EXACT COPY OF WRAPPER.1  m  ffi  m  -ii  Dr. A. F. Peeler, of St. Louis, Mo., says: "I have prescribed your Castoria  in many cases and have always found it an efficient and speedy remedy."  Dr. Frederick D. Rogers, of Chicago, 111., says: I have found Fletcher's  Castoria very useful in the treatment of children's complaints.  Dr. William C. Bloomer, of Cleveland, Ohio, says: In my practice I am  glad to recommend your Castoria, knowing it is perfectly harmless and  always satisfactory.  Dr. E. Down, of Philadelphia, Pa., says: "I have prescribed your Castoria in my practice for many years .with great satisfaction to myself and  benefit to iny patients."  Dr. Edward Parrish, of Brooklyn, N. Y., says: "I have used your Castoria in my own household with good results, and have advised several,  patients to use it for its mild laxative effect and freedom from harm."  Dr. J. B. Elliott, of New York City,'says: "Having during the past six  years prescribed your Castoria for infantile stomach disorders, I most*  heartily commend its use. The formula contains nothing deleterious  to the most delicate of children."  ' Dr. C. G. Sprague, of Omaha, Neb., says: "Your Castoria is an ideal,  medicine for children, and I frequently prescribe it. While I do not advocate the indiscriminate use of proprietary medicines, yet Castoria is an.  exception for conditions which arise in the care of children."  Dr. J. A. Parker, of Kansas City, Mo., says: "Your Castoria holds the  esteem of the medical profession in a manner held by no other proprietary preparation. It is a sure and reliable medicine for infants and chil-  'dren.   In fact, it is the universal household remedy for infantile ailments."  Dr. H. F." Merrill, of Augusta,'Me., says: "Castoria is one of the very  finest and most remarkable remedies for infants and children. In my  opinion your Castoria has saved thousands from an early grave. I can  furnish hundreds of testimonials from this locality as to its efficiency  and merits." ,   ' .    -.  GENUINE   CASTORIA   ALWAYS  Bears the Signature of  ���������������������������%___  Exact Copy of Wrapper.  The KM You Have Always Bougit  In Use For Over 30 Years.  THE  CENTAUR COMPANY. N EW YORK CITY  stance, the Australian Commonwealth  Senate has been troubled to learn that  the Aldwych site, where the new Commonwealth offices are to be built, is a  mile and a half from the bank. Even  one so familiar with London as Sir  John Forrest was guilty of this magnificent misconception. We Quote from  the official Parliamentary report. "The  site." he said, "is one mile and a half  l'rom_th--fBanl<-of-England.-Which_iTiay_  A colored man was brought before  a police judge charged with stealing  chickens. He pleaded guilty, and received sentence, when the judge asked  how, it was he managed to lift those  chickens right under tlie window of the  owner's house when there was a dog in  the yard. '     '"*   .  "Hit wouldn't be of no use, Judge,"  said the man, "to try to 'splain dis  thing to you all. Ef you was to try it  you liko as not would get yer hide full  o' shot an' get no chicken, nuther. Ef  you want to engage in any rascality,  Judge, yo' better stick to de bench,  whar yo' am familiar."  THE SIZE OF LONDON  The size of London impresses the  c lonial mind. Sometimes the impression   is  a little  exaggerated.    For  in-  be taken to be the centre of commerce  an 1 finance of the empire. That is a  great distance in a crowded centre like  London, It takes too long for a busy  man to travel by 'bus. Sometimes it  would take, perhaps, an hour to get to  the bank." The thoroughfares between  the bank and the Strand are indeed  crowded, but one could thread one's  way through them on foot in less than  half the time. London traffic is not  as" fast as'the'Londoner thinks iris,"  but it seldom drops to a mile and a  half an hour. The modern motor-juggernauts, barring breakdowns, do the  distance in less than ten minutes even  in  the  busiest  hours.  Thero is at least this truth in Sir  John Forrest's idea, however. London,  for all its tubes and motor-'buses, is  still the most diflicult city perhaps in  tho empire, certainly in the United  Kingdom, to get about in. Taxi-cabs,  of course, are ruled out. Sir John had  another strange notion. "The Aldwych  site," he said, "is rather noisy. 1 may  be met with tlie reply 'So is the site of  the Bank of England.' But at the bank  the traffic is very much congested, and  is consequently slow." Apparently he  has never heard of a motor-'bus grinding along on its low gear, and does not  realize that congested traffic means a  tremendous honking of impatient motor horns. The difference between the  bank and Aldwych in noisiness would  be more like that between Merrey in a  fog and mid-Atlantic.  with the great resourcefulness and invention of the artist, the extraordinary lucidity and directness of his stout  Dutch soul.  Born in 161S at Soest, near Utrecht,  Lely was destined by his father, John  van der Faes, a captain of foot, for a  military career. From the fact that  the father of Lely once lived in rooms  over a perfumer's ship at The Hague  .which J)ore.a^lil.V-for_its_sign..hiS-adopt--  ed name, spelt Lilly, Lely, or Lylley,  was derived. The son showed a decided preference for painting*; he was  sent to the studio of a Haarlem portrait painter, and, at the age of twenty-  three, he came to England in the train  of William, Prince of Orange, the betrothed of the daughter of Charles the  First. His first commission in England was to paint the portraits of the  bridal pair. Lely followed closely in  the-t'ootsteps of Van-Dyck, und-soon  won a secure position. The fall of the  monarchy inconvenienced him no whit,  ���������������������������he merely painted his women plainer,  to suit the drab Puritan taste. The  return of Charles the Second brought  him into his kingdom; no other painter  had so great a reputation or was in  such demand at court.  Eleanor Gwyn, the most' piquant and  charming actress of the day, the most  popular of all the King's favorites, because of ner frank, unsentimental. English nature, is described as being "low  of stature and plump," with the most  diminutive foot in England. The  diarist Pepys does not attempt to conceal the warmth of his admiration for  "pretty, witty Nelly," as he very fre-  ciuently calls her.  of the barnyard species, caused it to be  trimmed and spurred to resemble a  game-cock, and sent it in a richly  decorated cage to the Sultan.  The ruse was successful, but the Sultan, at first'delighted with the gift,  soon sent for the diplomatist to ex-.  plain, if he could, why his bird had  shown no inclination to fight. The  Russian went, examined the bird in  the presence of Abdul Hamid, and with  great astonishment and regret acK-  nowledged that it was quite unable to  cope with tbe royal game-cocks, "which  were undoubtedly of a superior breed.  A conference followed on the subject  of game-cocks in general; and when  this was finished the Muscovite succeeded in drawing the Sultan in a mood  for conversation of a different character, and in time adroitly introduced the  political matter he had so long awaited  an. opportunity to ..discuss., _ .After, a.  long interview, he returned to his embassy triumphant over his colleagues.  PRETTY,   WITTY   NELL   GWYN  Lely is famous for his portraits of  the beautiful, favored women of  Charles the Second's time. He outdistanced his predecessor and master,  Van Dyck, in his portraits of ladies,  and the celebrated pictures of Nell  Gwyn, Mrs. Middleton, Lady Falmouth,  Mary Davis, and other voluptuous  beauties of Whitehall, painted by Sir  Peter Lely, are among the most important of England's art treasures.  Their expressive features and attitudes,  the ample richness of the whole design,   have   been   remarked,     together  DIPLOMACY AND COCK-FIGHTING  Diplomatists abroad tell how a distinguished member of the Russian  corps diplomatique cleverly outwitted  Abdul Hamid, the late Sultan of Turkey. The Russian displayed a curious  ingenuity in introducing the business  of his country in the guise of personal  pleasure.  It appears that the Sultan had absolutely refused to grant an audience  to any member of the diplomatic body  at Constantinople and that during the  period in question Abdul Hamid spent  the greater part of his time in cock-  fighting, an amusement whereof he was  passionately fond.  The Russian heard that His Imperial  Majesty stood in need of fresh birds  to supply the place of those killed in  fight, whereupon the wily Muscovite  procured   a   fine-looking   white    fowl  THE   FLOURISHING   BIRCH  One valuable forest tree at least is  withstanding the inroads of ax and  fire. This is the white birch, sometimes called the paper birch or canoe  birch, since it furnished tbe Indians  the material for their famous canoes.  The opinion has been ventured by the  forest service that more white birch  is now growing than was the case two  hundred years ago. It spreads rapidly  over spaces left bare by forest fires,  but it is a short-lived tree and does  not prosper where it has to compete  with other trees for light and soil. No  other wood as hard as birch can be  worked with so little dulling of the  tools and this quality, with its handsome color and its failure to warp after  seasoning, makes it much used in the  manufacturing of various novelties.  Practically all spools are made of  birch and some eight hundred million  spools are turned out each year in the  State of Maine alone.  DAILY WORK OF THE BEE  How much work is done daily by  each bee in order to make up his quota  for the building of the hive? An agriculturalist who has" made a study of  bees estimates that each bee sips more  than six hundred flowers per load, and  as he makes twenty trips to and from  the hive daily he visits twelve thousand flowers.  139 1  $  4  Thursday, August 8, 1912  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Bailing Wire, $4.15  per 100 pounds  Binder Twine, 14c lb.  "Advance to Settlers''. Act as It  Has Operated in New Zealand  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���������������������������  Fultoii Hardware Co.  t".  '  <a Limited. -   Enderby, B. 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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 dis-  ��������������������������� -tribute through the system. Liquid  Sulphur goes direct to the scat of the  ' trouble, impure blood, -attacks and  drives out of the entire system all  germs and impurities. IT PEMOVES  THE CAUSE AND PERMA'.vE.TJ'LY  CURES.  Sent by mail postage prepaid on re- N _   ,���������������������������     p  ceipt of price: Two sizes, 50c and ?l..*uu JNUi  A^CbjL 1    A oUBSTnUTE  Prepared only by  CHASE   6l  JACKSON  Why?  Read  These  Facts:  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Phone, Sey. 4254.  506 Smythe Street.  Notice���������������������������On Sunday, Aug. 11 and 18  no service will be held in St. George's church at 8 a. m. The seivices  on these davs will be at 11 a. :.i. ard  7:30 p. m. M. F. HILTON, vicar  A poor man can be just as happy as a millionaire���������������������������and he  would be, if the other man didn't  have the million.  - One of" the .biggest British  boosters of the great .west is Leo  Scheff,-a very well knqwn.British  journalist,/special, commissioner  to the Glascow. Herald, the Manchester- ^GuardiariJ^the '���������������������������Sheffield.  Telegraph;- and'the .Graphic,-..who  is" at the -present-: time, travelling  the Canadian West.for the" purpose'of amassing material for a  series of-;special;* articles-con vthe  development'of j^the - West,-. to ."be  published" in" the ^Graphic''; as, a  special supplement; -fully" illustrated,   o.  Several series of articles - have  already.been* published' by. Mr.  Scheff, dealing with the great  possibilities of . the .'Canadian  west, arid giving advice to prospective -settlers from the old  country.  "Canada" has rarely ' loomed  more largely in the minds and the  affections of the home*- country  than at the present moment,"  says Mr. Scheff. "For years the  Dominion has been calling for  settlers from the motherland, for  men of spirit and energy, who  -wouldHake=their���������������������������shareHn==4he-  building up of what is to be- one  of the greatest nations of the  twentieth century. And the call  of the west is now being answered with increasing alacrity.  "It is safe to say that in the  years that are coming a growing  proportion of the bone and sinew  of _the_old_ country _^yill_-.be_ .employed in the development of the  daughterland in North America,  and that while Canada herself  will thereby promote her own advance, the united kingdom will  draw increased imperial strength  from the connection."  the most popular and beneficial  measures   ever introduced into  the New Zealand legislation, and  the Gevernment, responsible for  it, has been sustained in power  for  over  twenty  years.   It  is  very evident'that .conditions  in  Canada today are a facisimile of  what they were in New Zealand  before the advancing of the "Advance to Settlers"  Act.   Thousands of settlers on the land are  struggling under rthe burden of  borrowed money, with extortionate rates of interest; and millions  of acres of the finest land in the  world are lying idle for'the want  of money and muscle to develop  them.   It is "needless to say that  every acre, lying idle and undeveloped, means a loss to the country, and is  also  increasing  the  cost of living.   The Government  of Canada is spending millions of  dollars in assisting to build railways for the opening up .of" new  territory, but to make those railways a  success,' this ' territory  must be producing to.-its. fullest  extent. , If*the" .Government,  in  its wisdom, will afford the same  assistance" to  the  farmer,  who  are the backbone of any country,  which it is   doing- for   railway  building, the result will prove an  unexampled    prosperity-   Jittle  dreamed ofK and will produce a  population- of, an   independent,  self-reliant people, which " is the  highest type"of citizenship.���������������������������E."  Foley-Bennett; -Penticton Herald.  FORESTRY -   CONVENTION  CANADA  Paid-up Capital. Rest CO 4 Of ������������������>7A  aad Undivided Prolita *O,l0l,0 /U  Total Aaaets (Over)   $58,000,000  Remit Money By  Bank Money Orders  Bank Money Orders issued by  the Union Bank of Canada for.  sums up to $50.00 cost only from  3c to 15c, according to amount.  They are payable anywhere in*  Canada  (Yukon excepted), and.     -  in _ the   principal   United Stfttes^    c  cities.  Money sent in this way is. as/  safe as if you" handed it direct to ���������������������������i  the payee.  Eflderfiy Branch, - W. D. C: CHRISTIE, Hanagcr'-'.  LONDON, ENG., BRANCH;;  51 Threadneedle St^ E.C.    -"    - - "'  F. W. ASHE, - - Manager.    > .  G. M. C HART SMITH,  Assistant Mgr.    *'"  J. S. JOHNSTONE v  Cement Building ,- 7;i  ... -".Contractor       '*     : '  <f-  *>-. -p  Is prepared to furnish straight*-blocks , * \  veneer r blocks, .1 cement" brick7lawa'V-'f ���������������������������  vases,-peer _ blocks,, chimney 'blocks \fX *  also lime, and cement; }' \/j'''%*/*/7J}'*~.  Leave orders - early. ; V.. X '. ~z' Zyzy' v,,7  : ,     ,  :Bnderby,-.B.",-C.%  .-L     *- 1    **��������������������������� .   ���������������������������-  ,The annual'convention* of the  Canadian ..Forestry., Association,  for the first time since 1906, is to,  be held'this year oh'-'the"Pacific  .Coast; "the "place//being/ Victbria-  arid the CdateV Sep������������������.V4,~5'& 6/  MrPJames Lavyler^Secretary^.of  the Association;* has just returned  to Ottawa from the coastj.where  arrangements "/are ,how// .well  under way for "'".the1 meeting. ���������������������������: In  addition" a \ number/ of/prominent  men interested in forest conser-.  vation in the east, both plumber-  men and .others,"-have signified  their intention of,being, present.  The railways have granted' specially low rates to' delegates, and  as the^subjects .discussed will be  of .importance to'all parts of Canada, it is. expected there, -will ,be  a large attendance. A" number  of-well known forest -engineers  andjumbermen from the; United  States will also attend.  ^  /<>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  , SYNOPSIS OF.COALjMINING,REGUUTIONSC���������������������������  /Coal .mining'rights of'* the. Dominion  "���������������������������=*��������������������������� _rfC *.  &���������������������������< % 1  ������������������iuii_H|Bll..lMll������������������lll������������������p  <_UU*M     _JUI UUU  pf_tKe,.pro*nnce?6f,}BritishXColumbia^  may,; .be leased/for'; a term-of twerityr_r*%"ft?������������������_P  one "'years/at'/an.^an-nual^rentar'of^ll&^S-^^  an! acre.;,' ; Not' more!;than ^2,560iacresi-^lV'^S  "will be leased to" orie'anDlicAnt.''' - /AZLI/?/-.'.irfcvS.  irvs**z   .. .  '���������������������������������������������* f&������������������\  : *���������������������������*&&* f  '&���������������������������������������������&{  TO BE A SUCCESS.  SHORTAGE OF LABORERS.  In spite of the fact that /immigration has this year been greater than in any previous year in  the history of the Dominion, the  labor shortage problem in the  west is so serious that an important conference is being held" at  Winnipeg by railroad and government officials to devise a solution.  If you are ever a sucess.it will  be because you take hold of yourself and develop yourself' and  rdirectTourself7in"ways-useful���������������������������to'  the world about you.  The world pays nobody except  for work which it wants done.  If you do better work than  your neighbor, you can command  better pay���������������������������if you demand it.  The world isn't going to give  you better pay unless you (1)  .work for_it, .and::_(2)__believe_ it  your right, and (3) insist upon  having it.  But if you never do good work  till the world pays you high  wages you will never get high  paj*\ You have to do such good  work that the world will wake  up and take notice that you are  the one who does that good work  ���������������������������you have to do this whether  you receive pay for it or not.  Photographer James has put out  some very good work since opening  his studio in Enderby. He is open  for any order in general photography  and is also prepared to handle the  developing for amateurs on short  notice.  ��������������������������� -    fc -1   ������������������ ��������������������������� -y��������������������������� ��������������������������� _^��������������������������� 1 ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������  willjbe leased to orie^applicant.,'  -. Application, -for/"ay-leaserjnuitfbe  made>by ,the ��������������������������� applicant_in.person;to/!1  the; Agent' or, ��������������������������� ,sub-Agent tot' tbe /dis-*; ,'���������������������������  trict. in which rights' applied*'"for, fare:/  "situated.- -',-y \ ZSz'-yy/Jy/^Ziy/Zy.. .--^^  /-In surveyed territory...the la*a%'must^^>^/y  be. described;'by ' sections',*'".or-f'l^alf^-j^V^  sub-divisions/of ^section's,/ and- in /n*zZ//zfJJ/\7  surveyed ���������������������������, territory-'the :tractV;a*^lied^r^V-^-"yj  for;shall��������������������������� be staked.out by/the'-stppli-'-*."/-~~--*-  cant himself. .-���������������������������    *  *   _��������������������������� ,y~''y/J-Jy/J--:' '-'Z<\  .Each application" must'";be acconiP ���������������������������':''.  panied^by a fees. .for $5"which',wUr^bej\/  refunded if- the rights applied for"are"; '  not available', but- not otherwise.'-ZA'77'1  royalty.-shall- be/paid - on/"th"e/mer-/,.."  chantable output of, the^ mine/at. the*.'--  rate /of - five _ cents per_. ton.', //, -; v/z/' J/.-i  The person operating the mine shallT'/  furnish the Agent'with'.sworn returns;-//  accounting for .the full quantity bf'S"-,  merchantable co'al mined and pay the *���������������������������/  royalty-thereon. If the coalminings',  rights are not being operated,-such"-'.'  returns should   be furnished at least  -T." *s  . iSZ  o'nciEra-'year: : : r  The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the leasee may be  permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be .considered necessary for the working of  the mine at the rate of $10.00 an-acre  Por full information application  should be made to the Secretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  oLDomlnlon Lands. _/ : . ".  r ' z_  W. W������������������ CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������������������������Unauthorized    publication   of  this   advertisement   will not be paid  for. sp2  Regular 75c   Dress Goods:  clearing  at 45c and 40c yd���������������������������at "���������������������������"'olson's.  LOANS  Applications   received for  Loans on improved Farming  and City property.  Apply to���������������������������  G. A. HANKEY & CO., Ltd.        VERNON, B.C.  If you  have land  to sell  List it with 'me.  If you want to  buy land, see me.  My new booklet dencriptive of the Mara Di������������������-  trict is now out.   GET   ONE,  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard, Mara, B. C.  H.McCONNEL  Tailoring, Repairing,  Cleaning,  Etc.  Men's Suits cleaned, pressed imd repaired on  short notice.   Enderby Hotel Block. *  ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S ,WEEKLY  :   V  60 MEN WANTED  At   One-   to  Learn  Barber   Trade  Only eight wecki required to learn, tool-  free and pay wa?e8 while learning. Positions secured on completion at from 515  to $20 per -week. We have hundreds of  locations where you can start business  for -"'burself. Tremendous demand for  barbers. Write for Free Cataloguo; better still, c������������������U. If you would become an  expert you must be on International  graduate.  INTERNATIONAL    BARBER ' COLLEGE  Alexander  Ays.,  Tirst Door West  of Main St., Winnipog.  That Reminds Me  ���������������������������I  GENERAL BOOTH AT EIGHTY-  THREE  General Booth stood before hi.s people, frail, almost, blind; but the spiritual (Ire of the old man. hi.s vital force,  his intellectual and emotional power  that rose triumphant over tho weakness of age. hold them in a spell, mastered them.  Once again, as scores of times before,  he led them in song, waving his arms,  seeming to sing with his soul and body.  Once again he led them in prayer with  that strange power of his which seems  to "clutch the heart-strings of all the  multitude. Then he spoke to them, in  that whisper which has a sweetness In  spite of its hoarseness, and his words  made the vast audience laugh, and  weep, and cheer.  He spoke of his blindness. '-'Day by  day, week by week, my sight has been  failing me, until 1 have to talk to immense audiences, as I clo tonight, without seeing the face of any one of my  hear.crs."  The people groaned. But their groan  became a cheer when his next sentence was spoken.  * "However, I am thankful I have been  able to keep to the fight, and in a few  days I am to undergo an operation  which is to restore my vision and make  me a young man once more."  For an hour or more the old general  told tbe story of his life, the success  that, in spite of all failures, has rewarded his ideals. Then there paraded before him representatives of all  branches of thc Salvation Army, and  the scene ended with a great song of  praise and   thanksgiving.  N the hall of a philharmonic society  .  the following notice was posted:  "The seats  in  this hall are for  the use of the ladies.    Gentlemen  arc  requested  to  make  use of  them  only  after the former are seated."  "Does vour son realize the responsibilities of great  wealth?"  "I fear not," sighed the eminent  magnate. "He can't seem to learn  auction bridge, and ho shows no signs  of wanting to marry a chorus girl."  ������������������ * *  "Madam, I am just out of the hospital, and "  "Don't tell me any such story as  that! You are the same man I gave  a piece of pie to not two weeks ago."  "Yes'm, dat was just 'fore I went  to do hospital."  *    *    *  Having learned the important date  when thc United States mint was established and the cotton gin invented,  a grammar-school pupil in Kentucky,  answering the question, "What two  important institutions were established in Washington's administration?"  wrote:  "Mint and gin!"  Two women were leaving the theatre  after a performance of "The Doll's  House."  ''Oh,   don't  you   love  Isben?"  asked  one, ecstatically.   "Doesn't he just take  all the hope out of life?"  *    *   *  "I wish'" to complain," said the bride  haughtily, "about that flour you sold  me.   It was tough."  "Tough,  ma'am?"  asked  the grocer.  "Yes, tough. I made a pie with it,  and my husband could hardly cut it."  A MOTHER'S CARES  DESTRUCTIVE TO HEALTH  ANAEMIA,     BAD    BLOOD,    HEADACHES, AND LASSITUDE VERY  COMMON  Mrs. Wilkinson's Letter Gives Advice  That Every Mother Cau Well  Follow  In a certain town of Nebraska lives a  man who has been so unfortunate as to  lose three wives, who "were buried side  by side. For a long time tho economical  Nebraskan deliberated as to whether he  should erect a separate headstone for  each, commemorating her virtues, but  the expense deterred him. Finally a  happy solution of the difficulty presented itself. He had the Christian name of  each engraved-oh a small stone���������������������������  "Mary." "Elizabeth," "Matilda"���������������������������a  -hand cut on each-stone .-pointing-to a  large stone in the centre of the lot, and  under each hand ' the'' words: "For  epitaph see large stone."  KIDNEY  / Pins  .Lady���������������������������at fashionable ball: Do you  know that ugly gentleman sitting opposite to us?  Partner:   That   is  my  brother,   madam.  Lady���������������������������in confusion:   Ah!   I had not  noticed the resemblance.  THE?1  FITS   CURED  Send  for Free Book  giving full particulars   of   THKNCH'S   Ill_MI-*nV,   the  World-famous Cure for Kpilepsy and  Fits. Simple home treatment. 25  years'  success.  Testimonials   from   all   parts   of   the  world.    Ovor 1,000  in one year.  TRENCH'S REMEDIES, LIMITED  107 St. Jmiiien' Chamber*, Toronto.  |UMM*CNT  , FOB IT'  ���������������������������^ABSORBIEJR.  Painful, Knott od, Swollen Vi'ln������������������, Milk  J.OC, Alnumill is, Old SorcHrUloTS. -16  Is tipallnit, sontliliiK, siwu-'tln-'iilni! ������������������i"'l In-  vliwratliiK ���������������������������allays }>iili������������������ itinl liiilitiuuiatlon  iiruiiiutir.  iJ-.-riMicMuiiiicl antiseptic.  Mrs. K. M. 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Alwi fiiriillin'i l-v Miii-n 1. :���������������������������    A-  Vmu.f  C'i���������������������������   V-'iii!iip"f,  Tlio N.un.ii.il U:,-'-:-itii!i'li T'.l'-U' >.. \vii,iii:������������������\:.iiidCiii.,arv  iiii'l Ilui'l.-H'    I'.i-'H. "J". I.t'l.  V.u'-iij'.ivi-r  Constipation  Vanishes Forevei  Prompt Relief-Permanent Curt  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS neve,  (til.    Purely veget-  ���������������������������ble���������������������������act  lurely  but gently oi  the liver.  Stop aftei_,  dinner.  diitreta-  cureindi-'  ge*tion��������������������������� improve th������������������ complexion ��������������������������� brighter  the eye*.   Small Pill, Small Dow, Sufl Pried  Genuine mut beat Signature  The mayor of a French town had,  in accordance with the regulations, to  make out a passport for a rich ancl  highly respectable lady -of his acquaintance, who, in -spite of a slight  disfigurement, was very ** vain of her  personal appearance.  His native politeness prompted* him  to gloss over the defect, and,-after a  moment's reflection -he wrote among  the items of personal description :--  '-"Eyes dark,---beautiful, tender, expressive, but one .of them missing."  An old darky with an old gray mule  mitched to a ramshackle wagon, stood  on the incline of Capitol Hill, in Washington, during one of the worst sleet  storms in January.  The old man huddled in his rabbit-  skin cap, shivering; the mule was  trembling with the cold. Two congressmen, waiting for a belated car, were  attracted by the strange outfit and  wondered,   as^ time  went  on  and  the  darky made no effort to depart, what  ailed the old fellow.  One of the congressmen walked over  and said:     "Why don't you move on,  uncle?"  The   old   darky   pointed a trembling  finger    at    his    "team"    and   replied:  " 'Cause dis yere* mule won't go 'les' I  whistle  at  him,   and  it's    so    cold   I  cyarn't whistle!"  *    *    *  A man once was talking about hard  luck, and his friend was listening with  a sour expression.  -==__Wh y*f=y o u=d o nL*L=J_.na_w__=*w_h .\L1) ard.  luck is!" said the friend. "1 have always had it. When I was a kid there  was such a bunch of kids in the  family that there had to be three  tables at meal-times and I always got  the third one."  "What's hard about that?" snapped  the other.  "Why," said his friend, "it was fifteen years before 1 ever knew a chick-  on had anything but a neck!" ���������������������������  In order to impress upon his eon-  grogatinn the length of eternity, a  colored preacher used the following-  illustration:  "Jf a sparrow, broddern, should take  a drop of water from the Atlantic  ocean at Coney Island, and with this  di'np uf water in its beak should hop  a hop -i day until it reached tho Pacific  ocean at Han Francisco, and when it  got thore should let thc drop fall info  tho Pacific, and when this was done  should turn around and hop a hop a  day all the way back to Coney Island  and get another drop and do the same  thing until it had carried the whole  Atlantic ocean over into tho Pacific,  il would then only be early morning  in  eternity."  From her home in Newton where she  resides with her large family, Mrs. Wilkinson writes:" "For years I was pale,  anaemic and lacking in vitality. 1 was  a constant sufferer from indigestion,  and the distress and pain it caused me,  coupled with ever-increasing anaemia,  made mc weaker day by day. Constant  headaches, specks before thc eyes and  attacks oi' dizziness made me feel as if  life were not worth living. My constitution was completely undermined and  the constant pallor and dullness in my  eyes showed what a sick woman I was.  I began to take Dr. Hamilton's' Pills  and the .improvement, although slow,  was sure.  "I gradually got back my strength  and my appetite grew much stronger,  and I enjoyed my meals thoroughly. I  felt happier and more contented and  the sickly pallor of my face was replaced by a bright, rosy color, which  proved that a strong medicine was at  work. In a few months Dr. Hamilton's  Pills brought me from a condition of  deathly pallor to robust health."  You can obtain the same results by  using Dr. Hamilton's Pills���������������������������beware of  the substitutor that offers you any-  things except Dr. Hamilton's Pills, 25c  per box, or live boxes for $1.00, at all  dealers or the Catarrhozone Company,  Kingston, Ont.  else. In the last few years there has  been'-a growing demand for alfalfa hay  for southern towns and cities.-  Of all the farm animals, none enjoy  a.  bite  of young, grass more  than * the  horses.    During the spring seeding,  if  stopped at the end of a field, they are  quick to got a mouthful of the grass if  opportunity  permits.    A; taste  of  the  sweet,  palatable  grass  seems   to   spoil  their appetite for dry feed, which they  do-not relish as woll during thev spring  months  as  at    other    seasons.    Many  horses arc deprived  of grass the year  round.    True, a horse on tender grass  (..aniiofc do as much real strenuous work  as one on dry feed, but there is nothing  better for the animal's system than a  spring   renovating,  accomplished   without, drugs, but rather by a liberal use of  nature's   best   animal     food,     pasture  grass.   Grass acts as a mild laxative to  the horse, but is sufficiently marked in  its action to remove all waste material  from the animal's digestive tract and  tone up thc system. Care must be taken  in turning horses that are being worked daily to'grass, and there is no,better time for this than Sundays!    Keep  thc horse in the stable Saturday night,  and turn hint out on Sunday morning.  He is rested, is not    overheated    and  fatigued, as on the night after a hard  day's work, and is in a better condition  to 'make good use of the new feed.   A  tired, worn-out, overheated animal often  gives trouble when turned on pasture  grass from indigestion.    Stable all the  work horses at night, after their first  da j* on grass.   As the nights get warmer  and the rush of    work    becomes    less  strenuous, and the horse is more accustomed to the grass, he can bc left out,  but should be housed during cold, damp  or    wet-   nights.    Of course, when required to work, grain and a little dry  feed arc necessary.   It is a mistake to  How to Treat  Sprains and Strains  After Ten Days' Suffering Mr. Quinn  Says Nothing Cures Like Nerviline  Thousands    Recommend'   "Nerviline1'  ���������������������������Onc of the most soul-distressing accidents that can befall one is a bad ankle  or wrist sprain. "If I had only known  of 'Nerviline' earlier, I could havo  saved myself an enormous amount of  pain and many agonizing nights of  sleeplessness." Thus writes P. P.  Quinn,  ".I tumbled from a hay loft to the  barn lloor and sprained niy right ankle  and left wrist." They swelled rapidly  and caused excruciating pains. It was  not convenient' to go to the eity, aud  thc liniment in the house was useless."  When I got Nerviline relief came quickly. Jt took down the swelling, relieved  the pain, and gave me wonderful comfort.  "J can recommend Nerviline for  strains, bruises, swellings, muscular  pains, ancl sore back. I have proved it  a sure cure in such cases."  Think what it might some day mean  to you to have right in your home,  ready for an accident or emergent sickness, a bottle or two of Nerviline. Get  it today. .>  Large size bottles, 50c, or sample size  25c, at all dealers, or The Catarrhozone .  Co., Kingston, Ont.  Speaking of ��������������������������� common sense, Dr.  Faulkner, head of thecVineland hospital, told the following.story: .'  A .mysterious building*, had been  erected "on the outskirts of a small  town. It was.'shrouded in*mystery.  All that was known about it was that  it was a chemical laboratory. An old  farmer,- driving past the place after  work had, been started, and seeing*  a man in the doorway, called to him:  "What be ye doin' in .this place?1'  "We are searching for a universal  solvent���������������������������something that will dissolve  all things," said the chemist.        ���������������������������'  "What good  will  thet be?"  "Imagine, sir! It will dissolve all  things. If we want a solution of iron,  glass, gold���������������������������anything, all that we have  to do is to drop it in this solution."  "Fine," said the farmer, "fine! What  be ye goin' to keep it in?"  BRITAIN   IN  EGYPT  Egypt is actually a Turkish pro-  think that horses "can be called upon to [ vince, although the British control is  do  hard  work  without  graiu,  even  if  grass is abundant.  With tbe Horses  A small grass field near the stables is  a handy place in which to pastuiv. tin*-  work horses.    Jt saves tinu..  Be car'eItrl^"f=tlf^*ouirg==ifoal-=:=;iaf-L--;i--  the heavy rains that he 'loesn't eoutract  a cold from lying on tin damp ground.  Colds bring on scours, ofron fatal.  Fed alfalfa in reasonable rations of  from ten to twenty pounds a day, livery  horses may be kept in vigorous thrift  witli"' ti small additional quantity of  grain, nml thus a saving be made of  twenty to thirty per cent, in cost of  maintenance. In thc alfalfa districts  there ..may...bc_ fpu'id many liverymen  who, having had experience willfalfalfa  hay, feed their horses little of anything  SOME  MOTOR SUPERSTITIONS  If your car, while standing unoccupied in front of a department store,  suddenly springs forward, and without  warning to anybody, leaps over the  sidewalk and crashes into" the show-  window of a bric-a-brac shop, it is a  sign of an imminent business transaction in the course of which, you will  pay something for nothing.  If as you round a sharp curve in the  road there suddenly looms up in the  middle of the highway before you a  mass of broken bottle mixed in with  rusty _ horse-shoes ��������������������������� full of nails, and  topped off with several coils of barbed  wire, it is- a pretty sure sign of impending tire trouble. -  If, on your .way home in the early  hours of the morning, running along  at the rate of "forty, miles an hour, you  take off the hind-wheels of a farmer's  wagon'- on" its way to market, loaded  with" eggs and other dairy products, it  is an omen that within three days you  will receive a letter from'a lawyer, not  written, however, to inform you that  you have fallen'heir to a large * estate.  If while travelling" along the public  highway at tlie full speed capacity of  your sixty-rnile-per-hour car a-heavily  built, stocky man, with a heavy black  moustache, wearing a policeman's cap  on his head, suddenly appears on your  trail on a,motor-cycle going at the rate  of sixty-one miles per hour, it is a sure  sign that there is fine weather ahead,  and that- you "will soon be presented at  court.  When your car suddenly whirls from  the middle of the road and endeavors  to climb up a trolley-pole, it is not, as  some, havo believed, a sign that your  car is desirous of leaving private for  public service, but an omen that before night 'you will either take a long  walk, or a tedious ride in a public ambulance.  so   complete   and. tenacious   that   her  sovereignty   is   of  the   most  shadowy  kind.    None  the less Turkey  has the  key    has     the     nominal'    right     to  orderu the   Egyptian   army   to   cross  the    frontier    into    Tripoli     and   -to  help    in    the    discomfiture f> of    the  Italian  invaders.     But  although   Turkey has wisely refrained from issuing  orders that would not be obeyed, theie  has been a desire on the part .of many  Egyptian  officers  to volunteer  in * her  cause,   and   these  officers  have  asked  Lord Kitchener's permission to absent,  themselves from  thoir posts  for that,  purpose.   Lord Kitchener's reply shows  a certain sardonic humor that must be '  classified among the'finer-weapons of  diplomacy.    He says he would gladly  give   the   desired   permission,   but   he  fears that the upward pressure in the  junior'ranks   of .the   Egyptian "army;,  would compel him' to place the absen-.  tees" on'the retired list, which would be  a. grievous return  for patriotic valor.  So   he   advises   them   to   curb -their,  heroic ambitions, so natural_to Egyp--\  tians, and'stay at home. y To a num- -  ber   of "nomad .Bedouins   who   made ,N  similar applications Lord.Kitchener ex-:  presses-his surprise that'they should. ���������������������������  wish to  fight at all.    Not having-re-   '���������������������������  garded,themin* the. light, of warriors, "***-  he   had   never   included   them   in   the  Egyptian   conscription,   an " error   that *  should be henceforth corrected in view  of their martial inclinations.      Thereupon the >Bedouins decided that there  is no place like home. " n  RINGING THROUGH  QUEBEC PROVINCE  ANOTHER MARVELLOUS CURE BY  DODD'S   KIDNEY  PILLS  "You George Washington Calhoun  I'incknoy," screamed his mother, "what  you doin', chile, settin' dere a-hollerin'  an' a-mutterin' to yo'sef ober dat  book? An' what you frollln' at de motif  laik dat fo".'    Is you havin' er fit?"  "No, 'ndecd, maw. l'so steddyin',"  replied George, with dignity.  "Steddyin'? Huh! What in de worl'  din you steddyin'?"  "NuttirT but my new piece to recite,  what teacher gib mc."  "What kin' ob a piece do you call  flat, boy? I cyarn't undorstan' er word  you say."  "'Deed, I dunno, maw," said George,  "but teacher remark when she gib it  to me dat it were one ob dose hyah  negro dialeck stories."  Ludgor Cote's Backache Had Developed  Into Bright's Disease, and Pains and  Aches Were His Portion���������������������������Dodd's  Kidney Pills Cured Him.  St. Yvon, Gaspe Co., Que. (Special) ���������������������������  Once more a wonderful cure has sent  the name of tho old Canadian Kidney  Kemedy ringing through the Province  of Quebec. Mr. Ludgor Cote, a well  known resident of this place, is the man  cured and the story of his cure in his  own words is as follows:  "Por four years I suffered from  Backache, stiffness of the joints and  finally Bright's Disease. I could not  bend my right leg on account of the  pain in my hip and knee. I had terrible  pains in the region of the bladder. My  oyes wero swollen. I was always tired  and nervous and took no pleasure in  life.  "Finally, I decided to try Dodd's  Kidney Pills and the effect was marvellous.   Six boxes cured ine completely."  Backache,  neglected,   develops   into  Bright's Disease.   The one sure way to  escape its tortures is to cure the Backache when it first starts   with  Dodd's I  Kidney Pills.  DO NOT USE THE KNIFE  =That. is.a.barbarous way of treating  corns���������������������������dangerous, too. Any corn, bun-  ion or callous can be removed quickly  and painlessly by Putnam !n Painless  Corn Extractor. Putnam's Corn Extractor, mark thc name. Safe, prompt, painless." Sold by Druggists.   Price 2uc.  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As  Saxon glanced up, his eyes wearing  tell-tale recognition of tho transformation, the thin man laughed afresh.  "Notice the difference, don't you?"  ho genially inquired, rolling a cigarette. "Tho gray grub is splendidly  changed inlo the snow-white butterfly.  I'm a very flossy bug, oh, Saxon?"  Tho painter admitted tho soft self-  impeachment with a qualification.  "I  begin  to   think  you   are  a very  destructive one,"  "I am," announced Rodman, calmly.  "I could spin you many a yarn of intrigue, but for the fact that, since you  began wearing a halo instead of a  hat, you have become too sanctified  -to listen." , -    Z.  "Inasmuch," smilingly suggested the  painter, "as we might yet be languishing in the cuartel except for the fact  that I was able to give so good an  account of myself, I don't see that you  have any reasonable quarrel with my  halo."  Rodman raised his brows.  "Oh,. I never lost sight of the fact  that you had some reason for the saint  role, and, as you say, I was in on the  good results. But, now that you are  flitting northward, what's the idea of  keeping your ears stopped?"  . "They are open," declared Mr. Saxon  graciously; "you are at liberty to tell  me anything-you like, but only what  you like. I'm not thirsting for criminal 'confessions."  "That's all fight, but'you���������������������������" Rodman  broke off, and his lips twisted into  ironical good humor���������������������������"no, I apologize  ���������������������������I mean, a" fellowr who looked remarkably like you used to -be so deeply  versed in international politics that I  - think" this new adventure would appeal to you. Ever remember hearing  ''  of one Senor Miraflores?"  Saxon   shook   his   head,   whereupon  ^ Rodman Jaughed with  great sophisti-  " cation.' Carter had known Senor Miraflores  quite  well,   and-Rodman  knew  "that Carter had known him.   '  - "Very consistent acting," he.approved.    "You're" a good comedian.-   In the  . Chinese theatres,-they put'flour on the  comedian's nose to show that he's not  ��������������������������� a-tragedian,-but you .don't." need  the  .- badge.* : You're,, all  right.    You - know  how .to. ge������������������;aj.laugh.    But this isn't  7 dramatic ~ criticism?''   It's    wars:  and  -������������������������������������������������������~ rumors-of iwars." ���������������������������-.. :��������������������������� 7"7 ��������������������������� ~ ���������������������������' ..-"��������������������������� *""-> '���������������������������  , .--.The 'adventurer! drew   a!longspun!  from  his"cigafette,  inhaled" it.-deeply,  and - stood idly" watching the curls of  /} outward-blown smoke hanging in the  hot air, before he went:on.  ."Well, Miraflores has once more.been  at the helm.    Of course, in the lower  ���������������������������  commissions," of the insurrecto organization we have the usual assortment of  'foreign officers, odds, ana ends," but the  chief  difference  between    this    enterprise and "the other 'one���������������������������the one Carter  knew  about���������������������������is  the fact that-we  r ~ have some artillery, and that, when we  ��������������������������� start things going, vwe can come pretty,  "near battering'down the old town."  Rodman proceeded to sketch the out-  - lines' of the' conspiracy.*. It was much  the   stereotyped   arrangement  with   a  " few variations. Two] regiments in the  city barracks^-suspected of disloyalty,  "had  been  practically disarmed by the  - President, but these troops had been  secretly re-armed with a part of the  guns brought in by Rodman, and would  be ready,to rise at the signal, together  with   several   other   disaffected   com-  . mands���������������������������not   for  the   government,   but  "against it.  =:===^T lT5=^oTTn taih^  really not a mountain at all, but a foot  hill  of  the  mountains.    Yet,   it  looks  down  on  the  city  of Puerto  Frio as  Marathon   on   the   sea,   and   here  are  guns trained inward as well as outward.   These guns can shell the capital into ruins in  the space of a few  hours;  then, they can hurl their projectiles further, and play  havoc with  the-environs.    Also,   they  can   guard  --the-clty-frbm -the~approa'ch_that._Iics  nlong the roads from the interior.    A  commander who holds San Francisco  stands at tho door of Puerto Frio with  a latch-key in his hand,    The revolutionists   under   Vegas   had   arranged  thoir attack on the basis of unwarned  assault.   Tho Dictator had indeed some  apprehensions, but they were fears for  the   future���������������������������not   for    the   immediate  present.   The troops garrisoned on San  Francisco,  ostensibly  the  loyal  legion  of the Dictator's forces, were in, reality  watching the outward approaches only  as doors through which they were to  welcome friends.    The guns that were  trained and ready to belch fire on signal from Vegas, were the guns trained  inward  on  the  city,   and,  when  they  opened, the main plaza would resemble  nothing so much as the far end of a  bowling alley when an expert stands  on the foul-line, and the'"palace of the  President would  be  the king-pin  for  their gunnery.    The insurrecto forces  were to enter San Francisco without  resistance, and the opening of its crater  was   to   be    the   signal    for    hurling  through  the streets of the city  itself  those* troops   that   had   been   secretly  armed  with   the   smuggled  weapons,  completing the confusion and throwing  into stampeding .panic the demoralized  remnants upon which the government  depended.  Unless there were a traitor in very  exclusive and carefully guarded councils, there would hardly be a miscarriage of the plans.  Saxon stood idly listening to these  confidences.    Nothing seemed strange  to him, and least of all the entire willingness of the conspirator to tell him  things that involved life and death for  men and governments. He knew that,  in spite of all he had said, or could  say, to the other man, he was the former ally in crime. He had thought  at first that Rodman would ultimately  discover some discrepancy in appearance which would undeceive him, but  now ho realized that the secret of the  continued mistake was an almost miraculous resemblance, and the fact that  tho other man had, in tho former  affair, met him in person only twice,  and that five yoars ago.  "And so," went on Rodman in conclusion, "I'm here adrift, waiting "for  the last act. I thought Miraflores  might possibly be on the Amazon last  night, and so, while you sat dawdling  overr'letter-paperv and pen, little Howard Stanley was up and doing. I went  across to the other boat, and made  search, but it was another case of  nothing transpiring. Miraflores was  too foxy to go touring so openly."  Saxon felt that some comment was  expected from him, yet his mind was  wandering far afield from the doings  of juntas. All these seemed as unreal  as scenes from an extravagantly staged musical comedy. What appeared to  him most real at that moment was the  picture of a slim girl walking, dryad-  like, through the. hills of her Kentucky homeland, and the thought that  he would soon be walking with her.   -  "It looks "gloomy, for the city," he  said, abstractedly.  "Say," went on Rodman, "do you  know that the only'people on that boat  booked for Puerto Frio were three fool  American tourists, and that, of the  three, two were women? Now, what  chance, have those folks-got to enjoy  themseives? Do you think Puerto  Frio, say day .after tomorrow, will  make a hit with them?" ' The" informant laughed softly to himself, but Saxon was still deep in his own thoughts.  It suddenly struck him with surprised  discovery that the view from the.deck  was beautiful. And Rodman, also, felt  the languid-invitation of the sea air,  and it madehim'^vish to talk. So, unmindful of a self-absorbed listener,-, he  went on garrulously."  n , -"  _-"You-know, I;felt like quoting to  them, 'Into the jaws of death, into the  mouth of hell, sailed the three'tourists,'  but',that would have' been'to tip off  state secrets.,-'If people'will fare forth  for adventure,".-Pguess-they've got to  have-it"y_~y-y.yy-_:-../'/.. - ?f --v.---;  ; v'Do you suppose,'' asked -Saxon, perfunctorily, '"they'll, .be J "'in 7," actual  danger?"    _-   ''_   * >. -'.  .- .-' ' _-,���������������������������'/���������������������������  ..'"Danger!" .repeated- the filibuster'  with **��������������������������� sarcasm;- "Danger," did you; say ?  Oh, no,'of course not. - It will be a pink  tea! - You- know .there, are two places  in it where American-visitors can stop  ���������������������������the Frances, y ^Ingles," where you  were, and the American Legation. By,  day after "tomorrow, that plaza will be  the bull's-eye.for General* Vegas' target-practice. General Vegas has a  mountain to rest his target-gun on, and  it's-loaded with, shell.' Oh,-no, there  won't be any danger!"   ._ ���������������������������-  "Wasn't there some pretext on which  you- could warn them off?" -inquired  the painter. i   -  Rodman shook his head.  "You see, I have to be careful in my  talk. I might say too much. _ As it  was, I knocked the town to the fellow  all-I could. But he seemed hell-bent  on getting there," and getting there  quick. He was a fool Kentuckian, and  you can't head off a bull-headed Kentuckian with subtleties or hints. I've  met one. or two of them before. And  ���������������������������rth~ere^^,^7girl'^lonff=^Hor^eemTd;^ff  anxious to g*et there as he was. That  girl was all to the good!"  Saxon leaned suddenly forward.  "A Kentuckian?" he demanded. "Did  you hear his name?"  "Sure," announced Mr. Rodman.  "Little Howard Stanley picks up information all along the way. The chap  was named George Steele, and "  But the speaker broke off in his  story, 'to-stand astounded-at-the-conduct of his auditor.  "And the girl!" shouted Saxon. "Her  name?" ��������������������������� *  "Hor name," replied the intriguer,  "was Miss Filson."  Suddenly, tho inattention of the  other had fallen away, and he had  wheeled, his jaw dropping. For an instant, hc stood in an attitude of bewildered shock, gripping the support of  the rail like a prize-fighter struggling  against the groggy blackness of the  knock-out blow.  Saxon stood such a length of time  as it might have required for the referee to count nine over him, had the  support he gripped been that of the  prize-ring instead of the steamer's rail.  Then, he stepped forward, and gripped  Rodman's arm with fingers that bit  into the flesh.  "Rodman," he said in a low voice  that was almost a whisper, between  his labored breathings, "I've got to talk  to you���������������������������alone. There's not a minute to  lost.    Come to my stateroom."  and into final distrust.   At last, Saxon  ended with:  "And,������������������so, I've got to get them away  from there. I've got to get back to  that town, and you must manage it.  For God's sake, don't delay!" The  painter had not touched on the irrelevant point of his own mystery, or why  the girl had followed him. That would  have been a story the other would not  have believed, and there was no time  for argument and futile personalities.  The slow northward fifteen knots had  all at once become a fevered racing in  the wrong direction, and each throb of  the shafts in the engine-room seemed  to hurl him madly through space away  from his goal.  When ho halted In his narrative, the  other man looked sternly up, and his  sharp features were decisively set.  "Suppose 1 should get you there," he  began swiftly. "Suppose it were possible to get back in time, what reason  have I to trust you? Suppose I were  willing to trust you absolutely, what  right have I���������������������������a mere agent of a cause  that's bigger than single lives���������������������������to send  you back there, where a word trorn  you would spoil everything? My God,  man, there are thousands of people  there who are risking their lives to  change this government. Hundreds of  them must die to do it. For months,  we have worked and planned, covering  and secreting, every detail of our plot-  our hands. Now, a word of warning,  an indiscreet act, the changing of the  garrison on.San Francisco, and v/here  would "we be? Every platoon that follows ' Vegas and Miraflores marches  straight int<5-a death-trap! The signal  is given, and every man goes to destruction as swift as a bat out of hell.  That's what you are asking me to do  ���������������������������to play traitor to my cause.- And you  calmly tell me I must do it simply because you've got friends in town."  The man came to" his feet with an  excited gesture of anger.  "You know that in this business no  man can trust his" twin brother, and  you ask me to trust you to the extent  of laying in your hands everything I've  worked for���������������������������the lives of an army!"  His tones rose to a climax of-vehemence:    "And that's'what you ask!"  "You know you-can trust me," began  Saxon,'- conscious of the feeble nature  of his argument. "You didn't have to  tell me. I didn't ask your confidence.  I warned you "not to-tell me."   -  - "Maybe I was a damned fool, and  maybe you were pretty slick,, playing  me along with your bait of indifference," retorted Rodman, hotly./ /'How.  am I to know, whom,you really mean  to warn? _You insist .that I shairhar-  bor' a childlike faith in-you,* yet* you  won't _- trust me - enough -" to" quit your  damned play-acting*.;-.Youicall on me  to believe" in you.^ye't! you ,lie"' to me,-  and cling toj-your smug' alias." , You  won't confess who*yb'ti. are,' though'you  knowl know; it:j,I_No," Mr/lCarter,/*J  must",decline.'/..-~* Zy'i'J' /.      ,,"-/]  / Saxon stood^ white and rigid. , Every  moment wasted in argument-imperiled  more deeply the girl and the friends he  must save, for whose hazarded lives  he was unwittingly-.responsible.' '- Yet,  he could-do nothing."except with'-Rodman's assistance. The only chance lay  in convincing him, and that must be  done at any cost. This was no time  for selecting methods. -.^ .'  "I don't have' to tell a syllable of  your plans," he contended, desperately.  ".They will go with me without asking the reason. 1 have ��������������������������� only , to' see  them. You 'have my -life in*'your  hands; you can go with me.- You can  disarm me, and keep me in view every  moment of the time. You can kill me  at the first false move., You can "  "Cut out the tommy:rot," interrupted Rodman, with fierce s bluntness. " "I  can do better than that, and you know  it. My word on this' ship goes the  same as if I were an admiral. I can  say to the captain that you assaulted  have a force of convincing veracity  that means more. Possibly, it may  have been the hypnotic quality of Saxon's eyes, but, whatever it was, Rodman found it impossible to disbelieve  him when he spoke in this fashion. In  the plaza, he had suddenly turned the  scales and held power of life and death  ovor Rodman, and his only emotion  had been that of heart-broken misery.  Carter had been, like Rodman himself,  the intriguer, but he had always been  .trustworthy with his friends. He had  been violent, bitter, avenging, but  never mean ln small ways. That had  been one of the reasons why Rodman,  once convinced that the danger of vengeance was ended, had remained almost passionately anxious to prove to  the other that he himself had not been  a traitor. Carter had been the Napoleonic adventurer, and Rodman only  thc pettier type. For Carter, he held a  sort of hero-worship. Rodman's meth-  o's were those of chicane, but rightly  or wrongly he believed that he could  r������������������ad thc human document.  If this other' man were telling the  tiuth, and if love of a woman were  his real motive, he could be stung into  fury with a slur. If that were only a  pretext, the other would not allow  his resentment to imperil.his plans���������������������������  he would repress it, or simulate it  awkwardly.  "So," he commented satirically, Vit's  emerged from the muzzle. The pictures are regarded as highly valuable  to the science of artillery. Experiments with mortars were made with  the same apparatus with equal success. '  ting.    We have all taken our lives iriVthe good-looking young female that's  me;    and    it   will  against yours.  "be"  testimony"  CHAPTER XII.  Below, in the narrow confines of the  cabin, Saxon paced back and forth excitedly as he talked. For five minutes,  he did not pause, and the other man,  sitting on the camp-stool in a corner  of the place, followed him with eyes  much as a lion-tamer, shut in a cage  with his uncertain charge, keeps his  gaze bent on'the animal. As he listened, Rodman's expression ran a gamut  from astonishment, through sympathy,  my  I can have you put in  irons, and thrown down in the hold,  and, by God, I'm going to do it!',' The  man moved toward the cabin ball, and  halted wilh his finger near the button. "Now, damn you! my platform  is 'Vegas y Libertad,' and I'm not the  sucker I may have seemed. If this is  a trick of yours, you aren't going to  have the chance to turn it."  ���������������������������"Give mo a-moment,"-pleaded Saxon.  He realized with desperation that  every word the other spoke was true,  that he was helpless unless he could  be convincing,  "Listen, Rodman," he hurried on,  ready to surrender everything else if  he could carry his own point. "For  God's sake, listen to me! You trusted  me in the first place. I could have  left the boat at any point, and wired  back!" He looked Into the face of  the other man so steadily and with  such hypnotic intensity that, his own  eyes were the strongest argument of  truth he could have put forward.  "You say I have distrusted you, that  I have not admitted my identity as  Carter. I don'tcare a rap for my life.  I'm not fighting for that now. I have  no designs on you or your designs.  Let me put a hypothetical question:  Suppose you had come to a point where  your past life was nothing more to you  than the life of another man���������������������������a man  you hated as your deadliest enemy;  suppose you lived in a world that was  as different from the old 'one as though  it had never existed; suppose a woman  had guided you into that new world,  would you, or would you not, turn your  back on the old? Suppose you learned  as suddenly as I learned, from you, on  deck, that that woman was in danger,  would you, or would you not, go to  her?"  Men rarely find the most eloquent  or convincing words when they stand  at sudden crises, but usually men's  voices and manners at such times can  got you buffaloed, is it? The warrior  has been taken into camp by the  squaw." The tone held deliberate intent to" insult.  Saxon's lips compressed themselves  into a dangerously straight line, and  his face whitened to the temples. As  he took a step forward, the slighter  man quickly stepped back, arid raised  a hand with a gesture of- explanation.  Saxon" had evidently told the ' truth.  The revolutionist had satisfied himself,  and his somewhat erratic method of  judging results had been to*his own  mind convincing. And, at the same  moment, .Saxon halted. He realized  that he stood in a position where questions, of life and death, not his own,  were involved. "His anger was driving  him dangerously close to action that  would send crashing to ruin the one  chance of winning, an-* effective ally.'  He half-turned with something like a  groan,   y ���������������������������     ,>'..'"  ��������������������������� " He was called out ,of his stupor of  anxiety by the" voice of the other.-Rodman had been thinking fast.-. He-would  take a chance, though not such a great  chance as-it, would' seem. -Indeed, in  effect, he. would be takings the-other  prisoner. He would -'in part ."yield .to  the. .request, but in . the _ method * that  occurred, to' him "he would "have, an  ample -opportunity" of -' studying "/the  other-man ^under* conditions which -the  btherXmah. .would ^;riot.7 suspect: ���������������������������v_7He  would "have Saxoji: at: ail ,'time's .iri?his''  power and~under his observation while  tie', set", traps - for"; him.:.- If ������������������-hisi "surmise  of sincerity proved false,'- he could 'act  at once as hei-chose, before 7 Saxon  would.'have the/opportunity to make  a"'.,dangerous -move. 'He" would;��������������������������� seein  to do a tremendously hazardous thing  in the namel of friendship,'but .all i the  while he would have the cards stacked.  If-, at the proper moment'he still be^  lieved in the other, he would'. permit  the man,-, under supervision, "to- save  these friends.' If not, Rodman" would  still.be master ,of the situation./Besides, he had been seriously disappointed in not^meeting Miraflores. "He had  felt that there, might yet be-advantages in coming closer to the-theatre  of the drama than' this vessel going  northr though he-must still remain under the protection of a'foreign flag.. '  "So you ������������������?re willing to admit that  your proper name is Mr. Carter?" he  demanded, coolly."      ^ - .  --"     - -  *  (To be continued)  THE  CAUSE  OF   EARTHQUAKES  Until very recently all earthquake  shocks were attributed to volcanic  manifestations. But often the earth  is agitated in regions where there are  no volcanoes. Hence the belief has  arisen that,earthquakes may arise independently of volcanic action. Very  often, again, when volcanoes are in  eruption  there are  no earthquakes.  Subterranean cave-ins are often the  cause of earthquakes; they are tho  consequences of the action of subterranean water. When water runs  through limestone it carves out grottoes and terraces or galleries. When  in its underground run it comes in  contact with gypsum or rock-salt it  dissolves these substances and thus  vacuums are formed in the depths of  the earth. When the water has worn  the earth thin the earth gives way and .  regions above it. In well-worked coal  mines great hollows are made which  produce similar results.  The   layers, forming   the   solid   envelope of the earth are neither homo- -  geneous     nor <��������������������������� regularly     distributed.  Limestone  hits  granite and  relatively  Limestone and schist lie together like,,  folded cloth;   layers of the same age" ,-  are   separated   by   abrupt   gaps    arid  breaks and by the debris cast out oni-  eTtherfside.  The crust of the earth has been com-' ;  pared to marquetry composed of many  parts  which  must   have  been  joined;  broken. and joined again  many time's.' *  Its component parts are unstable,.their-  movements are still in, progress; .they"  shift and possibly their sudden shifting   ���������������������������  causes the upper crust to tremble. *-  "',  The  best evidence  in favor: of this-,  explanation  is  that  the, great  earth-7*;  quakes have devastated countries where s  the geological  layers  show-traces"-of",;  cave-ins and slips.   In'Japan anrearth-\  quake raised the ground about twenty--1 -  one feet and, the rise ran for'a ;dis^  '-.  tance   of   112   kilometers.". An. earth- ,'.-  quake  in  Alaska,   occurring' \,in  .1899, f  raised .the  coast for-a-,-long distance.-'-  Earthquakes are limited to-two zones; *".'  one embraces  Himalaya,/Asia!- Minor,   -  the coasts  of  the Adriatic,  Italy," the"��������������������������� ";'  Alps,-the Pyrenees, Algeria, Andalusia,-":"f  and southern Portugal; the-other' zoneV  comprises the two'coasts of the-Paci-' y  fic-ocean.-. - The  majority.'-of   earth-'--'-  quakes have been produced in the. first;-.  zone.-J,:" 7- -"7     ;'*.'.' .7 ���������������������������- 7-*' -r-<���������������������������;'.. -./"���������������������������'���������������������������  ���������������������������r  -- - -.j.  <���������������������������..-.-.--.  sf.  CANNON    SHOT    PHOTOGRAPHED  Photographers  create much  amuse-  ment with photographs they make.of  themselves in various attitudes, but it  has remained for the experts of the  United States army to train 12-inch  projectiles from the heavy coast-defence guns to make pictures of themselves as they go through the atmosphere so fast the ordinary eye can  hardly trace their flight.  Experiments   of  various  sorts  have  been made in the army with a view to  photographing'.the. flight, of.shots_from  the heavy guns.   These were begun to  secure  records  of  the  splashes  made  by the shot3 falling into the water.   So  puccessful were these efforts that the  photographers were encouraged to attempt the making of a picture of a  shell as it loft the gun.    There were  immense   dilliculties   to   be   overcome,  and many pictures wero spoiled before  a method was evolved that brought the  desired  results.    The first trials were  made on the gun carriage with the recoil mechanism operating the camera.  This was found to be unsuccessful because of certain unevenness of work in  the mechanism necessarily produced in  the recoil.   Another dilficulty met was  in the blast of the discharge.   Finally,  after repeated attempts,' it was determined to makethe projectile itself operate the camera.    Electrical connection was made between the camera and  the bore of the gun so that the series  of resulting photographs would  show  the various steps in the discharge from  the   time   the   charge   of   powder   exploded  until the projectile is clear of  the gun  and well  on its way to  its  mark.   The work was done in the artillery course of the School of Enlisted  Specialists under the direction of Captain  Francis J. Behr.    The apparatus  for exposing the negative was placed  oh the sighting platform and the camera began the making of negatives the  instant the gun was fired, the exposures being made at intervals of 1-2,000  of a second.   So well did the mechanism work that several negatives were  actually made before the projectile had  travelled  the  length  of the gun  and  THE ALBATROSS AND THE GULL    -. The' gull has approximately." 3 * square-^ -f---'-SpC?  feef-jS*-" surface", and^,the7 albatross i-lSb'^Kf/yxA  squarevfee't. -The mass- ot-a<hbb\yidn^j/y)yXrz  creases-. as';;,the.',cubeVof< the Idiameter'f^tVfrr-S^S  while! tHe_.surfacef**b,rilyl'XsVtlie_:s  The./ ad vantage ,.V this 7gi ves r tlie Zlar^geryWZ/fZi^i  bird is���������������������������that "whereas the ;gull; has)only/'BXH^M  the' inertia of, material; to 'the', weigh tVdf ������������������^ 'X'PtM-  13 "ounces'" to the;squa*re foot/of������������������surface^/^fi-^.-f^  with'which tb'cpmlJaY-the'clingihgrteri-^  dency"bfithe~airi..*-and'-tits;re^  displacernent,'7the ^albatross / has jv.,19' ]".v/*/'7Hf������������������r  ounces;.'to'the;fsqiiare fbb't.'-l-Puttlngvit^Or'jcV.j^'  differently,;,suppose' the anti-frictional _,*?v.^:&'.  refinerhent. of-the two birds to'*bWJequal,-V:_r_rM^^  the wind*has but^l3|19 the'powef^tbVref^/^/y3^'������������������t;  tard the .progress, of-tlie albatross !tliat iy y^/S  it-"h'asVtb,"hinder" the.-gull','jv-Thisfibutf';c<y~Xyk  roughly..approximates-the truth butris-.V/ 7yZi!%\  sufilcient,-,especially-/as;-a',c'b*ra  dering of values, isI'as'-yet impossible.^::"  ' There ;.are^ ..however;:other.- featuresb.};'  that - differentiate', the -'gulls from - the/-'^,  true soarers. The wing-"length ,'of'the" V  gullfbut little exceeds the lengthof'the"-...  body���������������������������in" flying attitude���������������������������but it! is���������������������������suf--/; :Z  ficiently.t long tojJax^the bird's",_en"dur-['yH  ance when "the .weather is calm and-his ff '.  own,, muscular "effort -needed' tor keep! JZ:  them in constant.motion. -\. '-" ���������������������������--;',  y The-wing of the albatross is nearly 7  double the length of his body, while the ! 7  average width of " the wings is "'but-/;"  slightly greater than that of the gull.''/'.  As might be expected, the albatross,/*.  "does-little-flappin"g=*at=any=timef:  ....  The diffehence in the proportions of.  these two birds signifies a proportional  efficiency in obtaining  deflective  sup-;  port from the wind.  When wings are comparatively flat,  like those of the two birds under comparison, that portion of their area having the greatest reflective efficiency is-  contiguous to the forward edge.  The current that has transferred its  cnergy__to _thc._wing__and_ has been der.  fleeted downward, may be termed spent  current and is henceforth not only useless but obstructive through its power-  to neutralize the reflective force of the*  sub-layers of the current that otherwise-  wouldtreflect from the lower and rearward portion of a wider wing.  The albatross cuts a wide swath, for-  he has no occasion to economize space-  and disdains to deal with any of the*  second and third grades of supportive  deflcction(that birds of wider wing pattern are required to use.  As an instance of the marvellous  efficiency of this specialized bird, the  following is worthy of credence. Over  a sea that shows no indications of wind  he will follow a steamship steaming 12  knots an hour. Poised over the  steamer's quarter without visible movement to his wings, lie will remain there  for hours with no imaginable support  but the force of the uprush of air displaced by the progress of the ship.  A certain knight of Spain, as high in  birth as a king, as catholic as the pope,  and equal to Job in poverty, arriving  one night at an inn in France, knocked  a long time at the gate till he had  alarmed the landlord. "Who is there?"  said thc host, looking out of the window. "Don Juan Pedro," replied the  Spaniard; "Hernandez, Eodriguez de  Villanova, Count of Malafra, Knight  Santiago and Alcantara." "I am very  sorry," replied tho landlord, shutting  the window, "but I have not rooms  enough in my house for all the gentlemen you have mentioned."  144 THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, August 8, 1912  City Council Preparing for an  Unusually Busy Season of Work  An unusually busy meeting of the! up. After gioing fully into the cost  City Council was held Monday eve-;of the proposed arterial drain, the  ning; Acting Mayor Peel in the chair'laying of which lias already been pro-  and Aldermen uianchard, Banu;.s and.vided for, and taking into account  Keith present. 'the completion    of the drain to con-  Following the    reading of the min-  nect Belvedere    street with the main  utcs thc   Council    listened to a com- drain to the river    on Regent street,  nrittce of -Mrs.    A.   Reeves and Mrs.   it was estimated that the amount al-  Walker   from    tlie    Ladies'   Hospital  ready voted   for    the   \.ork���������������������������$6,000���������������������������  Auxiliary,   who   appeared to present was from   $2,500    to   $3,000 short of  the matter of assistance io the Aux- the amount that    would actually be  iliary in its efforts to hold ;*i Knder-  roqu red to complete the work, and it  hy Miss Warwick and the continuance was decided to place a by-law before  of the Cottage Hospital.     'J he ladies the property   owners    for   a loan to  reported having collected the sum of cover the amount required.  ���������������������������fl71   since   the    organization   of the <    The    local    improvement   work   on  Auxiliary, and their .--xp.jnditiire.fi had  Belvedere   street    next    came up.   If  hcen $310, leaving   a balance of S1G1  this  were to be    done this season it  now on  hand.    They  urged  the City, was recognized    that   work  must  he  to assist   them   in   maintaining the  started at the earliest possible date;  hospital at   least   to the amount of  but before the   grading of the street  7?25   per  month.     Their    mcinb-:i--?liip,   it was    necessary    to   iay the  water  the first year was S5  .vhile tbey i-.cw ; 4-inch water   main.   It would be ad-  had but 35 enrolled. [ visable,    the    aldermen    thought,  to  It was moved   by   Aid. Keith, pec-   place   another    loan   by-law   covering  onded  by   Aid.   Blanchard,   that   the : tbe amount required for this purpose  monthly grant of ?25 be made io the j and also the   renovation of the tank  Auxiliary to be paid to Miss Warwick ' and connections   at   the water head,  so long as she continues the hospital j The Clerk was empowered to go into  To date from August ..st.    'Can.ied.   ;the matter of   cost with an engineer  Mr.  A. F.   Crossman   appeared   on ', an'd learn the   requirements.   He was  behalf of ex-Provincial  Constable  A. |! also instructed   to    get the required  R. Price to present the letter's claim .levels and    property   torners for the  E.   J.  Mack,  wages  27.00  N. H. Kenny, wages  22.50  R.-'N-. Bailey/salary............... 75.00  Andrew Paul, wages   IS.00  CANADA'S PREMIER.  for half of a certain .?50 fine imposed  some months ago   on   a man named  work on Belvedere street.  It was decided   to place a fire by-  Matthews for giving liquor to Indians ��������������������������� drant .on Salmon Arm road to afford  Mr. Crossman's   claim   for his client ' some protection to the homes in that  being that Mr. Price was the informant in the case and according to the  vicinity.  The Clerk   was   authorized to bor-  Dominion Act was entitled to the ; row the sum of $6,000 against the  amount claimed. The Council did j drainage loan by-law already passed  not feel disposed to consider the j to carry on the work about to start,  claim on the    grounds that they did j    A petition   was   received from Mr  not consider Mr. Price entitled to the  amount.  G. R. Lawes, Mrs. E. T_awes and Mr.  A.   Sutcliffe   asking-   that   the street  A delegation    consisting of Messrs.   leading up the hill   be graded under  Grossman, Poison and Packham ap  peared as representing the Board of  Trade. They urged better protection  at the Cliff-street railway crossing;  the improvement of the appearance of  the city streets, and the grounds surrounding the City Hall; also other  necessary conveniences in connection  with the building; the passage of a  by-law compelling property owners to  clean up and keep clean the streets  upon which their property fronts.   It  the local improvement by-law. The  petition was laid ->ver for further  hearing.  Acting Mayor Peel gave notice that  he was leaving the city on a 'few-  weeks' vacation, and a^ked that the  appointment of an acting Mayor be  made.  Moved by Aid. Keith, seconded by  Aid. Barnes, that Aid. Blanchard fill  the position.     Carried.-  The finance Committee recommended.  The man of the hour in London  today is undoubtedly Mr. Borden,  the Canadian Premier. When  Mr. Borden first came here a  fortnight ago, one section of the  community was rather suspicious  of him. Men thought that he  would visit us as a party man  talking party politics. _ He has  done nothing of the kind. He  has proved himself to be a great  statesman, and a man of great  ambitions and .great ideas for the  Empire. He has nothing to say  about purely party matters about  which Englishmen are acutely  divided. He has confined himself to one great issue���������������������������the question of Imperial defence, and on  that issue he has sounded a note  which has rung throughout the  Empire. We all know that his  visit is charged' with the greatest potentialities. Canada's lead  in Imperial defence will set the  pace for every other part of the  Empire. Already, as I write,  Australia. South Africa and New  Zealand are debating Mr. Borden's ideas, and Mr. Borden himself���������������������������quiet, businesslike, unassuming, and retiring���������������������������has in a  few days won a place in our affections from which it would be  hard to remove him.���������������������������London  Mail.  Listeiv!  Load your trunks with  icool clothes now? you  'will meet many nice  people this summer.  Want Ads.  All ads under this head, 3c a word first insertion; le a word each subsequent insertion: 25e  minimum charge.  TO     LET���������������������������Brick   house;   bath,   etc  Apply, C. G. Piper, Enderby..    .  was stated by Acting Mayor Peel that;Payment of the following:   -  these questions    were   already under j Union Bank, coupon $ 90.00  consideration by the Council, and the i C. P. R., freight on pipe   64.68  suggestions of   the     ioard would re-  N. H.  Kenny,  cash disb  -3.00  - ceive due consideration.   " -  A petition was received from. a  ^number of the property owners on  Cliff street asking that a lane be  opened between Cliff and Russell  streets from Vernon Road to George  streets. . As the opening of the lane  asked for would involve the ex-appropriation of a right-of-way through  the property of some of thc dissenting owners an'd the expenditure of a  considerable sum of money, as well  as setting a .precedent that might  lead" to further difficulties, the Coun--  cilmen did not feel inclined to hurry  into the matter and laid the request  over for further consideration.  The matter of "drainage was taken  C. P. R., freight on'pipe   M82.42  W.  S. Poison, livery         '   6.00  G. Rosoman, cash" disb.      22.35  Money To Lend���������������������������A. lew short term  loans upon good security can be  had. Apply T. ��������������������������� E. Rodie, real estate, insurance,-etc., office; opposite  depot, Enderby.  \ ���������������������������  C. P. R., freight onpipe   87.16  R. Chad wick' waterworks   33.75  H.  G. Mann, lights    3.25  Okanagan Sawmills, Ltd   ;    " 28.20  A. Reeves, stationery    2.65  The Walker Press, ptng    48.50  Union Bank, coupon    .     225.00  n           tt        n  ..     150.00  A. Gunter, loan coupon    75.00  3.00  T. Brash, wages    3.00  1.50  4.50  Chas. Nelson, wages    .     "  4.80  1.80  HOUSE POR RENT���������������������������6 revm**?, on  Rnfight St. H.'":F. Flow celling,  Enderby. ���������������������������  ;       ' ]>'4-tf  HAY BAILING A SPECIALTY--A..  Tomkinson will .start -".nth his hay  press as soon as the hay is ready,  and will call on. .any within reach  of his round ;f noci'ied in t"'me. Address,  Arthur Tomk.-ndon,  Enderby.  MEN WANTED-For sawmill, yard &  camps: $2.50 to $3.00 per day. Apply  either in'person or by letter to Adams  River Lumber Co., Chase, B.C.   jl3tf  Summer Prices to  Unload Summer Goods  Get the trunks and suit cases0 and  valises from us. Load your trunks at  our store.  We are "loaded" vith summer garments  and furnishings--everything to vear.  We vant to unload. -  You can load up and save a "load" of  money if you buy from us.  The best things vill go first. Better  come first.  Sole Agents  Slater Shoes for Meri  Empressi   "   " Ladies  Enderby Trading Co., Ltd.  Send in your subscription to the Press  The Fall Samples of 20th Century Suitings, and can show  you the choicest range ever.   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