The accompanying illustration, for which we are in- debted to the St. James's Budget, represents the steam omnibus Enterprise, built for the London and Pad- dington Steam Carriage Company in 1833. This horseless carriage, suggestive as it is of many of the recent l attempts to attain a practical motocycle, was one of p the various efforts made to utilize the steam engine in its early days, before the development of the railway system had been marked out on comparatively fixed lines.