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 W    *^������������������      <^  teas t*>>?  In  n  ���������������������������I  (���������������������������[S  h.J^.1  * '\    J- 1        -13 PA     *3jJ_.      te? /������������������   r#     VA  4_3_ &_������������������__.a<s_   ___t 4__-a__5_&_   \a>  Published every Thur.J.iy ;U K.uicrby, the Clnlo-Wiiv of th������������������ famou* Okaiias*.,.   Und of tK,   Bi(j Cmmdiim Red Apple And the California of Cv���������������������������������������������d.  Kiilfi'dl >n On- I'.ist Oflu-*'at Eu<h>rt>y. 1'.. ('.,  as second-class mutter.  Volume 1  11 v   rin: ^i i:.\ it. *._  ENDERBY. P..C.  DECEMBER 24,  JHOS.      -,-,���������������������������... ���������������������������. ���������������������������,.     Numbek 43  rc_# i_W5ts ik_"������������������ WALKERS WEEKLY,  r_x__x  xx:  xx:  zxx:  NEWS IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN AND DISTRICT  >oc  zxx  ____x  Miss Hale   returned from her ! Mayor Bell or the aldermen and  European trip last week.  The skating rinks have been  well patronized the past week.  Chas. Hancock and Alonzo  Boyer came home to Enderby  this week for the holidays.  Get in line for the movement of  homeseekers this way in the early  spring.    They are coming.  Services will be held tomorrow  say, 'I'm hard up, boys; I find  my present quarters too small,  and am building a $20,000 business block to accommodate my  increasing business. I need the  money and want you to donate  $25 to help me out. Tou're a  nice fellow; I like you." And  supposing Mayor Bell and the  aldermen were having a serious  time keeping shoes on their  babies'   feet  and   fiour   in   the  (Christmas Day) at St. George's; house and hadn't a dollar in their  Church at 8:30 and 11 a. m. | pocket, would they go and bor-  Let everybody turn out to the row the money to give to the,  Christmas Tree entertainment in business man asking charity?I  K. of P. Hall tonight. The usual i They would not. They would I  exercises will he given by the \ say, "I must care for my family!  children. ;first."   If,   as private citizens,!  The finest New Years ball ever; f^Z^ih^Ju!^ Tilt0  D-iven in  the  Okanae-an  is to he ; d,on.ate to ot,hers  less needy than  % v n by tt Ende" b8v City Band! ������������������^\M* ^ ������������������f ***l  InSsf R Hall) ���������������������������day ^t^^       8S0���������������������������  Saturday December 26th andL^a>* a*^ ���������������������������ine^U^  Saturday Tannarv 2nd   being- the i ^ haS the makln������������������ of a SoU mine,  baturaay January znaoeing tne ��������������������������� A f    j have dis-  ftettS;   es'DecT! COvereda led*e bea���������������������������* rich *old  attei   New   leai s Day lespect- th  b, ff ���������������������������   t      th   f h  lyely    have been proclaimed by; tre'fc,    hrfd       J   d   ^       h ,  the  Government as  public hoh-1 hnjside has%'een  staked    The  davs throughout the Dominion.      ���������������������������^ _f ,���������������������������_���������������������������i,   ��������������������������� *.u \      11  & : men at work on the property, all  The entertainment given at of whom are miners and know  North Enderby last Friday eve-' a prospect when they see one,  ning was a huge success. A big are unanimous in declaring that  crowd was in attendance, the they have a sure thing. The  program was well given, and the discovery is right on the railroad  audience in good spirits. The and work is being pushed a short  proceeds cleaned up the organ distance from the track. The  debt and gave the school $10 to, country has been staked for 2J  T)~e placed^rTthT'tTeaOTfy; : mtlie^aluiTg^thie^railwayr^A-coi-iH  Don't overlook the meeting of tract has just been let for 2001  the    poultry    association    this feet ot tunnel work on the ]ead. :  (Thursday)   afternoon   at   2:30 TJ R7/r.w���������������������������Q    WoMwn-  o'clock.    Final details are to be * nompson-hijwies    Wedding  considered,   relating   to   judge,  prizes, time and place.     If you   - A quiet wedding, took place at  are a member, or are interested the home of the   bride's  sister,  in poultry, it will be to your advantage to attend the meeting.  Ed. Atherton, an expert businessman from the coast, has  been placed in charge of the  business of  Harvev   &  Dobson.  1 Mack-Pound Nuptials  Rev. Mr. Campbell officiated at  a very pretty and a very happy  ceremony, Wednesday evening,  at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T.  Pound, by which their daughter,  Miss M. Isabelle E., became Mrs.  Walter Mack. The ceremony  over, the wedding party, consisting of the relatives of the bride  and groom, sat down to a sumptuous supper. Mr. and Mrs.  Mack will make their home at  the Grand Bend ranch, four miles  north of Enderby. Their host of  friends wish them a long, useful  and happy life.  Mrs. Chas. E.   Strickland,  Wed  nesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, by  which two most eatimable young,  people   of   New   Denver,   were  made one.     Jas. Russell Thomp-;  son and Miss Emily Leech Byrnes:  ������������������*     \ i.i    i. ���������������������������      i. ���������������������������    were   the    contracting   parties.  Mr, Atherton   was promment m Rev w> A_ Gifford  rf^ Den_ :  fw���������������������������     ei '" a Wue" ver.   performed the   ceremonv.  that camp was booming and when 0nh, ^ immediate relati       0ji  it was down, and  his reputation <-������������������������������������������������������' hride ���������������������������nj m.nnm  wp,._ ,,,. "J  for turning goods into cash has:'J?bl������������������a���������������������������d815prm  ������������������f'eJ^:  prompted  the  creditors to send f"}; ^JIu^kJ^ ^J??s,on  him to Fnrlpvhv lett by the  afternoon   train ior  him to bndei by. Vancouver, where they will spend  Supposing a business man of the holidays, returning to New  a neighboring town should go to Denver in about two weeks.  Surprise Evening  WHAT'S THAT ?  Come and See!  North Enderby School  House  January 6th  Entrance, 25c.  Lad it s pleaf e brinj? a ba.sl<t t  ENDERBY'S  FURNITURE   STORE  and S3e my line of  Easy Chairs  Rockers  Morris Chairs  All kinds of Chairs at the lowest possible cash prices  Carpets, Squares, Rugs  &  Mats at Wholesale Prices  Call and inspect them.    It is a  pleasure to show these goods.  W.  T. HOLTBY  Furniture Dealer and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.       ENDERBY ENDERBY, B. C, December 24, 1908  WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Published every  Thursday by  The Walker Press,  at Enderby, B.C., the  Gate-way City of the famous Okanagran Valley.  __    _    ^r^ | k"k It    Advertising rates on application.   Subscription, one year, $2; six months, $1  Address all communications to-   THE WALKER PRESS, Enderby. B. C  Pa says: "When boys an' gurls make every day C'rismas  they -won't be no devil to fight."  FROM ONE MAN'S POINT OF VIEW  IN organizing a Board of Trade last Friday evening, the citizens of Enderby  moved in the direction of the most  good to the greatest number. There was  no uncertain sound at the  meeting,  and  Barnes sounded the key-note of the meeting when he said that Enderby needed an  organized body through which to work in  order to bring forward the advantages of  the District. It was not to belittle the  advances made to say that we had been  asleep to the magnificent possibilities of  our bench lands and valley slopes. There  are thousands of acres of the best fruit  lands about Enderby which require to be  settled upon and developed. We can gain  nothing by permitting them to remain undeveloped, and we have had it proved to  us that we can do nothing towards settling  up these lands without having some kind  oi an organization through which to operate, This was the unanimous opinion of  the meeting.  knowledge them and set to work to remedy them than to hide them and labor  under the delusion that we are all right.  We are not all right. Neither are we  all wrong. But we are some wrong. We  bring it about in this way: Supposing a meeting is held to consider a proposition of  public importance: the comfort of our sick,  for example. Not a member of the city  council attends the meeting, and the cry,  "can't do it now," is raised. About the  same time a letter from a private business  institution in Vernon comes before the city  council asking a donation of $25. The  city fathers promptly grant it, though  they have to borrow the money at 8 per  cent to do it.    Honestly, now, is this just?  no opposition to the movement. Magistrate is it reasonable?   Is it good business? Is  Rarnfis sounded the  kev-note of the meet-! jt a poiicy t}iat ten(^s   to    create a spirit  L  offense  is  at this com-  a    city   that  of loyalty to our city and the institutions  that are contributing to the upbuilding of  the town?  I  {{y DO not think we should speak ill of the  day of small things," said Mayor  Bell, in his remarks at the citizens'  meeting Friday evening. And with him  all will agree. But there is such a thing  as dwelling so long upon the day of small  things that we miss "the joy of all joys,  the joy of going on." It is not wise to  sit snug and smug in the robes of our little  accomplishments and see the chariot of  bigger things go by. We must stop the  chariot and tackle the big things. The big  things require effort, and effort is one of  the things Indifference religiously objects  to.    She lazily   yawns,   wearily rubs her  ET nobody take  parison.     Vernon  "gathers���������������������������m^ use;  alive?"   And then we say (or we don't),  why, yes, sweetheart, you're alive,"���������������������������and  wrhich in the past has "scattered abroad."  Years ago Vernon set to work to build public institutions and create public thought so; we leave her���������������������������if we, too, are indifferent,  as to cause all sections to contribute to I If we are not, then we make strenuous  Vernon. All of which is highly com-!efforts to rouse|Ji_i__j_^^  mendable. Enderby, on the contrary, has | her possibilities. She fights back, prone  robbed her domestic requirements to send! to break away from her smugness and her  abroad. Official Enderby has set the pace j painful lethargy. It was ever thus. Some  and we all follow suit. Result of the diff- years ago we saw the people of Lewiston,  erent policies: Vernon builds for Vernon, Idaho, fight the same fight. Many of the  and creates confidence. When she issues; old-timers had never seen a railway train,  bonds, they are promptly sold at 95c on the and didn't want to see one. They had  dollar or higher. Enderby's policy buildsjgrown fat, smug and righteous without a  elsewhere, and creates a lack of confidence j railroad and fought every mile of track as  at home and abroad. Our bonds go beg-jit was built. But the railroad came, and  ging and finally sell at 85c on the dollar j today they have at the confluence of the  or less. These are bitter facts, but, as;Snarceand Clearwater rivers some of the  Robt. Peel remarked at the citizen's "greatest fruit orchards in the world, where  meeting Friday night,  it is'better to ac- before all was a vast stretch of sage brush.  :,.<>'.    '. :���������������������������  V.T 4  WALKER'S WEEKLY,  (By Percy Rosoman.)  With the advent of the first snowfall and heavy frosts the government  road-making in Enderby district has  come to a close for the season. This  summer Wm. Hancock was appointed  as foreman; and the appointment  was a wise one for it is pretty well  known all through our district thai  .Mr. Hancock is an expert at. the art  of road-making. As soon as the season opened road work began to. buzz  as it has has not buzzed for some  years, and on every side we heard  expressions of satisfaction that' 'Hancock  was back on the roads again."  One   of. the   first   good   pieces   of  work  was the widening of that narrow strip of road (with its dangerous  drop-off   on   the   lower   side)    which  runs   between   ^lr.   Collins  and  Geo.;  Polkard's  farms  on   the   Mara   road. |  Everyone  knows  how  awkward   and ;  "even   dangerous  it  was  to  meet  an- :  son and Mr. Ruttan. After this a  cross-road was made half a mile long  to benefit Wm. Hancock and Wm. j  .Jones and give two other farmers an I  outlet. Next a cross-road was made :  between Bernard Rosoman's and '���������������������������  Claude Handcock's places to benefit [  Dan McA'Ianus, Fred Folkard and. i  Gerald Neve. Then the cross-road '���������������������������  running between Jack Lambert and j  C. Handcock. commonly known as j  Billy Monk's road, was repaired and i  straightened and 250 feet of bridges!  n  built on it. The canyon road was j  next patched up and repaired, and a \  new bridge built about 8 0 ft. long. \  Next move was to build a new piece  of road i V2 miles in length to give a \  safe and easy way out for Wm. Alien,  Dick Blackburn and Messrs. Gaylord, i  Miller, Pye, Brash and Blair in place;  of the dangerous road they had to j  use before. There remains about j  one mile of this road to be yet com-!  other   rig   or   wagon   when   driving   pleted through the Indian reserve as  along that narrow strip, and expressions of thankfulness were heard  from a great number of travellers at  seeing this piece of road widened and  gravelled. Then two miles of the  Mara road from the bridge out were  gravelled  and  parts graded  clown  to  a hitch occurred with the Indians  and the matter is not yet settled.  After this 4 new bridges were built  averaging f>5 ft. each and one bridge  repaired along Mabel Lake road.  Then a move was made back to  Salmon   Arm   road  and   two  bridges,  A Merry, Merry  Christmas  to ALL  S.  erby  _  M.  PT  _  there  make a good surfaced road. Next, j aiui a clliVGrt were made  and we might say the most urgent j averaging 2f_ ft. each, and another  piece of road work at the time was j move t0 Deep Creek where six fine  (.lie up-river Enderby-Mabel lake j liew bridges were built and one  road   (quag-mire)   which   was   made \ bridge on Hungerford's road, Salmon  Now that Enderby has a Board  ! of Trade, everyone should give  their name to F. H. Barnes, who  has charsre of the niember-ffettinc:  T   ffg'H1'  or   rather   transformed   into   a   piece  of road second to none in 13. C.   Then  one   mile   of   properly   graded   road  _.w a s- .m a d e_ p a s t . R.. R o rs le r _s ���������������������������p 1 ace, o_n  Salmon Arm road, and parts of the  road were; gravelled further on.  Work was also done near Mr. Fortune's crossing and several of fit"  by-roads leading to two or three  farms. Then a move was made to  Waliei'-Cardner's-house near Salmon  Arm and a fine 'piece of road wa^  hii ill.., between the mnnici palil y and  government roads about half a mile  long. Afer this a fine-piece of per-  feclty new road' one mile or more in  length was made and graded near  the Gardner'and Harper properties.  This shortened and straightened the  Salmon Arm road considerably. The  next ���������������������������move was to Deep ('reek, and  three   pieces   of   graded    road    were ^ j  made there -no finer pieces of work j"  in   the  count ry~- about   1 t_   mile  all.      After   this   a   move   was   m  hack  to  Mara  road  and a  new cross  road    was    made    to    benefit.    Amor  Matthews.  Geo.   Kolkard,  Mr.  Ander-  Arm, was also built.  Five  or  six  seasons  like  this  one  which   has  just, closed  and   Enderby  jdJ___j_L____.oiiid__h.ti____^  system in B. C.  I i\  E3 Q  Contractor and Builder  Estimates furnished on all  work, and contracts per-  ������������������������������������������������������sonfdly4^enete  E N D E R tt Y.    B. C.  r#.<t..v ������������������������������������_._.!*..:t_.*t������������������ ���������������������������  ������������������__*_.'___' jri;  .���������������������������.���������������������������in-vnijsv _rr  Bank o.  _<     "^a  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 Rest, $11,000,000  Undivided Profits,  $699,969.88  Honorary' Psesident.   IU. Hun. LORD STRATHCONA. MOUNT ROYAL. G. C. M. G.  President. Hon.   SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND, K. C. M. G.  Vice-President and General Manager.   E. S. CLOUSTON. Esq.  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT StSSi^SSiS^ i^^^.  Rranches in OkanaR-an District: Enderby, Armstrong; Vernon. Kelowna And Summerland  C. A. HENDERSON.  Esq., Manager A. E. TAYLOR. Sub-Agent Enderby  12 Working Harness, Saddles, Repairing  Anything you need, in stock  J. W. Evans,KSIRMAKER Enderby ENDERBY, B.':C��������������������������� December 24, 1908  Hats Off to Mr. DeHart, of the Orchard City of Okanagan  F. R. E. DeHart, of Kelowna,  winner of prizes to the value of  $4,370, 2 silver medals, 2 handsome cups and 2 diplomas, at the  National Apple Show at Spokane,  returned to his home last Friday,  and was royally received. While  the train was standing at Enderby, Mr. DeHart took occasion to  say that Enderby could raise as  good apples as his prize winners,  if our fruit growers would make  the effort. Speaking of his phenomenal success the Vernon  News says:  Once more the  whole Province of  British   Columbia,   and   particularly  the Okanagan Valley, has occasion to  cry ''Hats off to Kelowna!" The  value of this great triumph for Okan  agan fruit as a means of advertising  the district cannot be overestimated.  The Board of Trade of Kelowna has  presented the Okanagan with a  Christmas Box of inestimable value;  for the fame of this magnificent display will travel far and wide until it  penetrates evrey corner of the land.  It is something of which every British Columbian can speak with the "enthusiasm bred of pardonable and  legitimate pride; and it will do more  to turn the eyes of home-seekers and  fruit buyers towards the Okanagan  than anything that has ever before  happened in the history of "The  L;ind   of Fruit and  Sunshine." WALKER'S WEEKLY,  A  MEETING called to consider Curling" Club business last Friday evening,  in the city office, was, at the request of Mayor Bell, turned into  a meeting to discuss the matter  of a Board of Trade. Mr/-Lawes  acted as chairman of the meeting  and Mr. Rosoman secretary.  Mr. Bell stated the case as he  saw it. Other speakers followed,  each and all favoring the organization of a Board. Mr. Barnes  said, with all the thousands of  acres of land about Enderby, the  25 miles of valley land, reaching  from Enderby to Mabel Lake,  and the bench lands in closer  proximity to Enderby, with all  these in need of settlers, and settlers looking for just such Jand,  he could not understand how anyone could hold a doubt as to the  wisdom of organizing a Board of  Trade.  Dr. Keith expressed himself  strongly in favor of the proposition. He was sure Enderby had  been adversely advertised long  enough, and if a Board of Trade  would assist in overcoming the  evil effects of such adverse advertising, he thought we should  lose no time in organizing.  ^^Cfty^Ctel^lc^RosomaTi"stroiTgly-  enclorsed the movement. He  felt that in inducing settlers to  invest in property in this phenomenal district, we were doing  them a great kindness.  W. E. Banton spoke along the  same lines. He thought the  time had come when we should  get into working order such an  organization.  W. T. Holtby recited his experience with similar organizations, and hoped to see the meeting take the necessary steps to  organize.  Robt. Peel said we should not  object to criticism, but should  admit our faults when pointed  out and set. to work to find away1  to improve our town and district.  A. Fulton thought we should  wake up to our advantages and  get busy with a Board of Trade.  A. Sutcliffe moved that we  organize the Enderby Board of  Trade, with an annual membership fee not to exceed $5.  The motion carried unanimously  and a membership roll was drawn  up and 17 names were at once  enrolled.  A committee of five, with F.  H. Barnes as chairman, was  named to solicit members and  draft resolutions and by-laws  regulating the organization.  This committee will report to  a general meeting to be held at  the call of the chair. In the  meantime the committee will be  busy getting members. Mr.  Barnes has the work in charge.  Thus far, all to whom he has  spoken have gladly subscribed  their names. Everybody feels  that the right step has been  taken, and there is a feeling of  confidence in the success of the  organization, and through it the  settling up of our idle acres.  It is the intention to keep the  membership open to the farmers  of the District as well as the  trader,    professional   man   and  Arbor Day Planting  Without opposition the .suggestion looking to the inauguration of Arbor Day street tree  planting in Enderby is making  head. The suggestion is cordially received by our progressive  people, and will no doubt meet  with splendid success. Owing to  a rush of Christmas work, it has  been impossible to prepare the  article snowing the contributors  of trees.    It will come later.  artisan.  The work for the coming season will be planned as soon as  the officers are elected.  Trained Men Win  THE trained man is never  out of work. Instead his  services are sought after and  he receives a fat pay envelope  every week. Why should you  be content to earn $2 a day  when with a little home study  you could just as easily earn  $5 to $7'a day. The I. C. S.  has helped thousands to better  their positions and salaries.  Why not YOU ? Write at once  for full particulars of I. C. S.  salaiw-raising courses of home  study FREE.  International  Correspondence   Schools  Box 826, Scran ton,  Pa.  or  E.  Ross  Mackenzie, Asst. Representative  Box 741, Nelson. B. C.  Xmas  Cards  and Novelties  4   also a nice line of  Fancy   Groceries  Underwear, Sweaters and  Gloves of all kinds.  Electric Lights  and Fixtures  Gasolene Engines and Supplies.     Electrical work  and Fixtures a Specialty  F.  V.  MOFFET  Enderby  Brandish & Baird  i Plain and Ornamental  PLASTERING, LATHING  Brick and Cement work.     Hard   Wall  work a specialty.  : "No .TobTooBig; No Job Too Small"       Enderby  WHEELER & EVANS  You get the news if you  subscribe for this Weekly. ENDERBY, B. C, December 24, 1908  POULTRY AS A SIJ)E LINE.  In writing anything on poultry a  man sometimes lays himself open to  a good deal of criticism, especially  in a locality which has had very little to do with fancy poultry. Go  where you will the cry is, "why can't  we get enough eggs for home consumption?" Does it not seem as  though there was room for a little  thought along this line, when the  Enderby Hotels find it almost impossible to get enough good fresh eggs.  They experience no difficulty in getting so-called fresh eggs, but the  trouble is, with one or two exceptions, to get the real article. Packed  eggs seem to be sold (judging from  reports), and the trouble seems to  be the packers' inability to make a  job of it.  Now,   fellow   poultrymen,   here   is  wliere we are apt to strike a snag.  Not a week ago a prominent citizen  told me he bought a dozen so-called  fresh eggs and five of them were bad.  Result,  the man who sold them for  fresh  is  a  marked   man.     Remedy:  learn   how   to   pack,   or   make   your  hens lay in winter.    Remember, the  man who once sells eggs of the above \  mentioned   quality  will   find  a  good j  many years pass cwev his head before j  he regains the confidence of his cus-!  tomer,   especially   if   the   customer j  pays 40 or 5 0 cents a dozen. I  Now, as to getting eggs in winter,  which is the most desirable way, and  one  in   which   the  man   who   has  it  properly learned need never be afraid  of the wolf at the door. . Here in the  Okanagan Valley Ave have a wonderful poultry country.    I have said his  so many times that I am afraid some  will    think   perhaps   I   am   carried  away, without careful consideration.  But results with our own fowl and  careful   observation   bears   out   the  statement.     We ourselves have been  in the habit of using trap nests and  thought   we   had   a   good   strain   of  layers.    In Manitoba we could count  on pullets laying in 4, 5 or 6 months  and lay well.    Here our pullets commenced in 3 months and 3 weeks and  nearly   every   pullet   we   hatched   in  April   has   laid   and   quit   to   moult.  This means that we must hatch Mediterraneans a little later, or hold them  back.  Now a word in regard to the show  we are going to hold in Enderby.  This is no colour scheme, but an effort to put the poultry breeders on a  better footing and create a demand  for high-class fowl, bred in the Enderby district. It will only be a  short time when Vernon and all the  surrounding towns will be holding  winter shows, and as a natural consequence people in the vicinity will  be   breeding   Pure   Bred   instead   of  non-clesciipt fowl. These people  will want to buy stock and eggs. B.  C. is teeming with people who want  good stock and are willing to pay for  it.    Get in on the ground floor.  H. E. WABY.  Pacific Coast  Grown SEEDS  TREES, PLANTS  Reliable varieties at reasonable prices. No Borers.  No Scale. No fumigration to damage stock. No  windy agents to annoy you. Buy direct and get  trees and seeds that grow.  Fertilizers, Bee Supplies,  Spray Pumps, Spraying: material. Cut Flowers, etc.   Catalogue free.  M. J. HENRY  3010 Westminster Rd. VANCOUVER, B. C  N. B.���������������������������Anyone wishing a Catalogue free, may  have one by calling at the office of Walker's Weekly  _*  MISRUY   CI IUISTM.  TO  ALL,::  Christmas Cutlery  We have no__space enough, to .tell you of alLthe excellent and useful Christmas,  Gifts which we have in stock.   But here are a few of them:  Skates  Hocky Sticks  Pocket Knives  Carving Sets  Silver Spoons  Silver Knives & Forks  Gillett Razors  Shaving Brushes Carbo-Magnetic Razors  Razor Hones Boys' Air Guns  Everything that can be found in an up-to-date Hardware Store      _>OVS   flanG i_)leClS  Fulton's Hardware. Tin and Plumbing Works  CLIFF STREET ' ENDERBY, B. C, 8  WALKER'S WEEKLY,  *__  J. A. DAKE  Jeweler and Optician  Merry Christmas,  ALL!  Thank You jor Your Patronage  ENDERBY,   BRITISH COLUMBIA  Repair work a specialty  all work guaranteed  J. A, DAKE, Jeweler & Optician, Cliff St., Enderby  NO. 1 NORTHWEST  Feed Oats  XOTIC.K   OF   ASSIGNMENT.  NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant, to the "Creditors' Trust Deeds  Act 1901," and. amending acts, Henry  W. Harvey and W. Allan Dobson, of  the Town of Enderby in the Province  of British Columbia, General Merchants, trading as Harvey & Dobson,  did  on   the   12th   day  of  December,  in half-ton lots, $30.00 per ton  We also sell Bran,  Shorts,; Barley,  Corn and several   grades of |i������������������st., assign ail their personal estate..  ' fe | credits   and   eftects   which   may   be  Mixed Chop Feed.  Columbia Flouring Mills Co., Enderby  Finest in the Country  "Enderby is a charming villiage with city airs.  When Paddy Murphy shook the snow of Sandon  offitiirf^  finest brick hotels in the country. Although  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan, he calls his  hotel the King Edward. In addition to the excellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock,. ^  (Extract from Lowery's Ledfje.)  King Edward Hotel, K������������������MURPHY Enderby  Livery _ Feed Stables  Remember your horse: Feed him well and he'll serve you  right.    Leave   him with us when   you   come  to  town.  EVANS & MACK ENDERBY  I seized and sold under execution, to  jJohn Errol Chambers, of the City of  ! Vancouver, in the Province of British  I Columbia, accountant, for the benefit  j of their creditors.  And notice is hereby given that a.  meeting of the creditors of the said  Harvey & Dobson will be held at the  oflices of J. E. Chambers, 19 Merchants Bank Building, Carrall Street,  Vancouver, B. C, on Wednesday, the  30th day of December, 1908, at the  hour of 4 o'clock p. m.  ___And__Notice���������������������������is._Her.eby- .Given _th_at  John S. Johnstone!    F.T.TURNER  general contractor        I Plumbing and  Steam Fitting  Building,   Excavating,   Masonry Work ���������������������������   a   SDecialtv * All kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles Repa red  ENDERBY ' b. C iRear Evans Blk Enderby  I all persons having claims against the  I said Harvey & Dobson are required  | to forward particulars of the same,  I duly verified, to the Assignee at 19  j .Merchants Bank Building, Carrall  ! Street, Vancouver, B. C, on or be-  j fore the 10th day of January, 1 909.  jz And Notice^ is Hereby Given thai  J after tlmr'date^tl^A^ign ee Avi 11 pro-'  Iceed to distribute the proceeds of the  I estate, having regard only to the  i claims of which he shall then have  i received notice, and he will not be  responsible fr the assets, or any part  thereof, so distributed, to any person  or persons of whose debt or claim he  shall not then have received notice.  i Dated at Vancouver this 16th day  ���������������������������'of December, 1908.  ; RUSSELL &. RUSSELL,  ! Solicitors for the Assignee,  Bank of B. N. A. Building,  I Vancouver, B. C.  --n_-_,__WT.!-._-e.������������������  FOR   SALE  A FEW S. C. Brown Leghorn Cockerels still for  ***��������������������������� sale. Brothers to Pullets that laid this year  at three months and three weeks old; bred from  trap nested and unbeaten show stock: $2 to$5 each  H. E. Waby. Enderby. ENDERBY, B. C, December 24, 1908  9  MOIMOL   TRAP   NESTS.  The .Model Incubator Company of  Toronto has solved the problem of a  perfect Trap Nest. The Model Recording Trap Nest records eight  times, or in other words for eight  hens. Each time a hen goes in to  lay she is locked in, so that no two  hens can be in the one nest at the  same time. Again, when the hen has  laid she passes out and in doing so  unlocks nest ready for, next hen.  She also takes a ring which remains  on  her neck.    Her egg passes into a  revolving nest, the number of which  corresponds to that of ring, so thai  there is no fussing with hens in daytime, or watching when they have  laid- .to liberate them.  All you have to do is put your nest  into pen and at night go and remove  part the eggs are in, take rings off  hens' necks, and compare them with  eggs laid.  At  no  time  is  egg 'visible  to  the  hen, as each egg laid  rolls into one  of the eight compartments in bottom j  of nest box. The next hen that, goes j  in  sets it to an  empty compartment j  How a Sask-alta  thermometer  earns its money.  By indicating when oven is ready for  baking. By cutting out the upeeping"  into oven. By showing on its face what  is going on in the oven. By saving  "door-opening" heat.   By substituting  certainty for chance  in  baking   results.  "Sask-alta" range  thermometer was  tested for six months  before one range was  sold. '''Sask-alta"  thermometer is to  the housewife what  the compass is to the  ship captain.  and so on until eight hens have goen  through. On ihe eighth passing out  if is doubly locked back and front,  so that nothing can get into nest  until operator sets it again.  Again, this .nest is invaluable to  any poultry , keeper for egg-eating  hens. We have all had some experience with that class of hen in early  spring, and know the annoyance of  losing the most valuable eggs both  for setting and selling when eggs are  of far more value than later in the  season.  nox'TS von the iiomk  A writer in the Chicago .1 on run 1  brieily says:  Don't, be afraid of a little fun at  home. Don't shut your house lest,  the sun should fade your carpets,  and your-hearts, lost a hearty laugh  shake down some of the musty cobwebs  there.  Therefore let. the fire burn brightly  at night and make the homestead delightful willi all these little arts that,  parents so perfectly understand.  Don't repress "the buoyant spirits of  your children; half an hour's merriment round ihe lamp and fireside of  home blots out the remembrance of  many a care and annoyance during  the day. and the best safeguard they  can take with them into the world is  the influence of a bright little sanctum.  Our Meats are  always fresh  and we serve the best  on the market. Fish,  Ijotitt ry^aml^eg-Rs^irf  season.  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  Fred. H. Barnes  KUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  London Toronto, Montrral.Wlnnlpeg, Vancouver, St. John, Hamilton, Calgary  Local Agent: A. FULTON, Hardware Merchant, Enderby  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer .in  Sashes,   Doors,  Turnings and all factory work.  [ represent the  S. C. Smith Co.  of Vernon.       Enderby. 10  WALKER'S WEEKLY,  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������u  Under the Pines  Third Number Now Off the Press-5c Copy  UNDER THE PINES is the daintiest little magazine published in Canada. It is issued by H. M.  Walker and costs but 50c a year.-The Ledge.  A Magazine Published Monthly  UNDER THE PINES is not a picture book. It is a Magazine, clearly printed and of convenient size, arranged and  prepared to give to the reader a richer experience and fuller  conception of life. It is published primarily to assist men  and women as good and as bad as you and I to grasp life in  its fuller meaning and learn in and through the simple duties  of life the best way to live and serve. It can't hurt you,  and may bring  you   into much   peace   and comfort.      It is  A Magazine of Candor and Truth  A Magazine that touches man at his best and leaves him thinking-  better of himself and his fellows. It lives to be conscientiously  true to Life at its best, and to develop in the individual a completer  knowledge of the Cosmic Self.       It aims to make man full-grown  in his ideas, his expression and his work, and to contribute to his  Ego by drawing off his vanity. Life's realities are its steps to  Heaven���������������������������in the here, now and to-morrow.  Something to Make You THINK and DO  Appears in every number and if you are not satisfied with what  you get, tell us so and get your money back. "Broaden your life,  elevate your mind, increase your faith and remove all bitteiness  "from your nature, and you-will be drawn to people that will not  disappoint."    Make yourself necessary.      Send for sample copy to  THE WALKER PRESS, Enderby, B. C.  Hill! 11 Ml     I II  -���������������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������-T_r-r^-iv~=T ENDERBY, B. C, December 24, 1908  11  <  Wishing all  the Compliments of the Season  I would   be   pleased  to   have  your  orders  for  Oranges, Lemons, Bananas, Grapes, Cranberries,  Nuts, Candies and Biscuits.  Walter Robinson, Cash Grocer, Enderby  Why not build  a home of your own?  We carry a full line of all kinds of building material,  including Lime in Barrel, Cement and Wood and Hair  Fibre Patent Plasters.   We have a large stock of   SEASONED LUMBER ON HAND  Estimates cheerfully furnished. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  MILL WOOD- (short)-$1.50 per load.  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co. LtdM Enderby  You can't forget  The old home place���������������������������the place where the pioneers of the Valley put  up when Enderby was a'bornin'. You can't forget the hotel home  provided in the early days by WEBB WRIGHT. It was the Enderby  Hotel then; it is the Enderby Hotel now. And you won't forget the  cordial treatment that will be accorded you today as it was the I  pioneer then.        The ENDERBY HOTEL, ^--wright. Proi>ri������������������tor  [DERBY  | City Council Meeting  I At the regular meeting of the  | Council, Saturday evening, Aid.  I Ruttan and Jones were absent.  I The request for a donation to  | the Vernon hospital fund, laid  over from last meeting, was dis-  ! posed of by being granted.  A letter was received from the  j Shuswap Power company offering  to supply electricity in bulk to  the city for power and light purposes. Clerk instructed to write  the company, calling attention to  the great advantages offered by  the falls at Skookum-chuck, for  electric power purposes.  Following accounts ordered paid:  Board of School Trustees���������������������������  II.   McDonald    $  M. V.  Beat tie   R.  T.  Smith   .M.  C.   McKay   Reginald   Crane   Corporation   of  the   District   Municipality   of  Spaihimchoen      S.  Teece      Enderby    Drug    &    Stationery   Co..   Ltd ....  G.   Rosoman.   salary   T.   S.   Richardson,   contribution  to  band   , W.   l_.   Banton,  salary....  i Mrs.   10.   R.   Evans,   rent of  j     oflice   .   I Bank of Montreal, in  pay-  |      in en t of demand  loan . .  | Bank    of    Montreal,   commission   on   sale   of   debentures      Westward    No    Publishing  Co..  cut -. . . .  Rogers   Lumber   Co.,   Ltd.  street  light ing      Win.  Hancock, stove wood  ICnderby    Drug    &    Staty.  Co.,   Ltd..  stationery. . .  (!. Rcsomnn.cash   disbursements   Bank of Montreal, balance  of  note      I S i n k i n g Ji_i !_U.C__. _ ���������������������������QajL___-  SO.00  6">.00  (10.00  12.00  6.00  a 1. S!)  2:1.00  i.no  - sn.oo  10.00  10.00  S.00  ,000.00  2 2.:������������������0  :';. -i 0  10.50  - 7.00  L;in  2i. s:  :") r, i . I lj  THE BEST CLAY IN THE VALLEY, well-burnt, makes the  ancles  Best Bricks in the  A large stock of bricks now on hand. Reasonable prices in large or  small quantities. Build of brick, and you'll have all the comforts  of home���������������������������and a great many more. The cost is about the same as  frame-built, and the comforts a great deal more.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co., Enderby  James Mowat _!?���������������������������������������������  E NDERB Y,    B. C.  Fire Insurance in first-class companies.     Accident Insurance  REASONABLE TERMS WRITE FOR LIST  PqwaII J?r Hr\ Plumbing and  \jdi I Ull (M VjU. Furnace Work  Repairing and  Eave Troughing and all kinds of  Sheet  Tin   and   Copper work  Jobbing Work given prompt attention.  Corner Hudson and Alexander Sts.  SALMON ARM  am u in. required to bo  set   aside  for  year   100N  Sinking Eund. Loan Xo. 2,  amount, required to be  set   aside  for  year   I DOS  Sinking Kund,   Loan  Xo.   I  Sinking Eund.  Loan  Xo.  2  R. Bailey, wages for Dec.  C. ������������������������������������������������������Dugdale. wages-for Doc.  K. .1. Tucker, photograph .  Vernon Jubilee Hospital,  don a (ion      ��������������������������������������������� -)  0.0-1  i r������������������.-i.������������������  12.S4  1 (i.OO  2::.2f.  1 :",._. fi  2 :..oo  $ I (i,X7(!.XX  The question- of finances coming up, and it being shown that  the citv would have to borrow  between $300 and $400 to meet  the accounts ordered paid, amotion authorizing such borrowing  was passed.  Nomination day for the civic  elections was set for Jan. 11th,  and election day, Jan. 14th. Mr.  Rosoman was named as returning officer. 1 ���������������������������)  41    ��������������������������� \        I'.   I"   ? ���������������������������    N     ������������������������������������������������������ v   '���������������������������'   -     H   ���������������������������; i  ���������������������������'  N--A/VA-/\/s"V*,,-'Vx'^/^ ���������������������������     ��������������������������� ^^^���������������������������^x^_/"'^----^v>/^K-  (  )  i  V  )  \  f  I  ������������������  ������������������  t  -M-  ������������������       -���������������������������      -to a  ���������������������������i b ___..__ 61 Tt o������������������/     _ ^ t3 VV  /M Yi  :    j:   _U,������������������JJ_J_ji_l_%   "';   ?  ?0 kA KJ v. J \_/ J.   Jl /w  pre;  X.   kj ^  croon  I T T  *  V ���������������������������  JL v_/ J-  ]")pc  /"^ 1 5      L ~    -  { -  f      hi-������������������i nT"y\0 O O T17"/*/__ LT  i.Olxl  10 <������������������<Joil.  Wo wisli to give c-very reader of this ol'Ver an opj-or-  umiiylo get WALKER'S WEEKLY lor 1901). We have  extensive improvements in mind, to commence 'vvtth tne  new Volume. March 4th. and shall spare no labor to give  Enderby a loyal local paper, as well as a paper with merit  and spice enough in it to be of interest wherever it is sent.  Th- regular price of WALKER'S WEEKLY is i-2 a year.  During Christmas week, Dec. U'th in _;Yih, we are making  ilie price ������������������1.00 per year. New subscribers paying %\.00  will receive the paper up to January 1st. 11)10, Did subscribers paying ^ 1.00 will have lhe;r paid-up subscriptions  .aii_.au(j.eLLone���������������������������yeaj' [vr<in present ilaUpeEexjcr^.   r  /  )  )  *  )  i  \  f  i  \  ./  /  /  )  <;  }  )  )  )  1  s  ?  __.  Remember, frii-nos, this is a Dhrisimas oiic ; good (or  one week only. We v. an' to add all the nev. sebscrii>ers  we can; and wo sli'������������������uid Hlo- !o see rvwy o!������������������!  most ef whose sui'seripiioiis. expii'e m Abe'rh. i  ::���������������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������ of ibis o]i}  ; ':iil iipnn nr :-tifir'  THE WALKF.R PRESS.  loiTificr,  e ativaii^  )' il'I U !' i  \  ������������������������������������������������������  Cliff St., Enderby  r  <?  <,  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^y   *v,^ v.'  '\./V/--  /"^-\.  ^^. /^-.  ..^^/'"���������������������������s-

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