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 Published every Thursday at Enderby, the Gate-Way of the famous  Oji.^_Wn,/(L_rid  arid of the/Big Canadian;Red Apple and the California of Canada  Entered in the Pos^t Office at Enderby, B. C, as second-class mattey.  Volume 1.  FIV T1SI! YKA!i,  #2.  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COPY,  5C  Number 47  Published every Thursday by The Walker Press,  at Enderby, B. C, the  Gate-way City of the famous Okanag-an Valley.  IT.      M.      W A I, K J _ R   Advertising-rates on application.   Subscription, one year, $2; six months, Si.  A blue pencil mark here indicates that your subscription  is past due,  and the editor would liketo retain your nameon the roil of honor.  Address all communications to-   THE WALKER PRESS, Enderby, B. C.  When in doubt, saw vcoocl.  n:  :n  d:  FROM ONE MAN'S POINT OF VIEW fi    Q  yT should be very gratifying to everyone  having the advancement of the Enderby  District'at heart, to note the excellent  feeling which prevails in connection with  the newly established Board of Trade, the  Winter Poultry Show, and in civic matters.  Surely, 1909 starts well for the District.  . A membership of 43 in the Board of  Trade, ,and with energetic officers at its  head, augurs well for this important body.  A properly constituted and well managed  Board of Trade is of more importance in a  community's advancement than all other  civic bodies combined, for through it all  differences are harmonized, and all classes  are put to work. Under the able management of the officers elected on Monday  night, the Board will accomplish much for  the Enderby District. While perhaps the  most important position on the Board, and  the one upon which the greatest responsibility rests, is that of secretary-treasurer,  _emiiyjuembx_^  as much an integral part of the organiza- desire to see the town adv.  tion as any other man in it, and that its  fullest usefulness will not be developed unless each member enters actively into the  work before us. We must get away from  the idea that two or three men are to do  all the work and bear the brunt of the organization's trials. The officers must of  necessity sacrifice much of their personal  time and pleasure to carry on the work,  and they draw no remuneration���������������������������no more  than the humblest member in it���������������������������and it is  but fair to ask that every member contribute his best efforts to the work to be undertaken. A Board of Trade i* en- -.rntially  a public spirited organization. We give of  our individual efforts to bene_it tha community at large.    In a larger sense we are  contributing to our own advancement, it  is true, for no individual can give his best  to society and the community at large and  not get back more than he gave. It is when  we selfishly try to gain by miserly hoarding  the little we have that we lose.  The liberal spirit that has characterized  the attitude of our business people toward  the Winter Poultry Show, has demonstrated  how ready they are to assist anything that  has merit and the courage of its convictions.  A special prize list aggregating $150 shows  better than words that the hearts of our  businessmen are with the farmers, if they  will but show the goods. It now remains  for them to do so. Certainly the poultry-  men cannot ask for better prizes than have  been given, nor more of them. Apropos of  this, it has been suggested that a banquet  be given on the night of the second day of  the show. We shall have with us Dr. A.  W. Bell, of Winnipeg, editor of the Northwest Poultryman, and one of the foremost poultry judges in Canada. It would  be an opportune time to bring all together  and enable the expert, the businessman,  the farmer and poultryman and the novice  to get a clearer conception of each other's  aims, objects and methods in dealing with  this important branch of the farming industry. Much good would result and we  hope to see the banquet held. ���������������������������  In civic matters, the addition of R. E.  Peel and D. T. Forbes to the CityJ^uncU..  a stronger  vance. New  blood means new ideas brought into civic  matters, out of which is sure to come a  progressive policy. Few towns the size  of Enderby can boast of as complete a  system for handling municipal business as  City Clerk Rosoman has established. His  annual reports are studies in thoroughness and completeness of detail, and we  feel that it is not too much to hope this  year to see the same thoroughness exercised  by the Council in dealing with questions  of public improvements: street work, tree  planting, city hall, etc. Our new aldermen, and the old, are entering upon the  work with renewed confidence, and we  may look with assurance into a year glowing with promise of a better day. WALKER'S WEEKLY  I__X____  XX  XX  NEWS IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN AND DISTRICT  XX  _xx_  zxn  Chinese New Year begins today and lasts three weeks.  Lend a hand, everybody!  This Spring will see Enderby  -move rapidly forward, and there  is work for all to do.  Don't complain, dearie; it takes  this crisp, frosty, below-zero  weather to give our Okanagan  apples their rosy cheeks.  City Clerk Rosoman deserves  great credit for the excellent report prepared by him of the  year's business, and submitted  to the electors before nomination  day.  Evans & Mack, Enderby's obliging' liverymen, are having  manv    calls for    cutters  these  $45,000 as reported, with the  possibility of it being increased  to $72,000 before it is paid. Mr.  Murphy's share of this will be  something like $30,000. His  many friends will be pleased to  learn of his good fortune.  Fifty old-timers recently gathered at the Spring Brook ranch  to celebrate the silver wedding of  Mr. and Mrs. A. Paul. Rev. Mr.  Campbell lead in the ceremonies.  "The expressions of good-will/'  writes our correspondent, ''reminded one of the good old days  in this Valley when men felt as  brothers to one another.''  The Baptists of Enderby are  to be congratulated on the great  success which has rewarded their  delightful sleigh-ride days.    Sunday was warm and pleasant and | f^.   They have >en esta]>  the sleighing fine.  A. A. Faulkner, who has been  engaged for the A. R. Rogers  Lumber Co. and its predecessors  in the lumber camp about Mabel  Lake for some years, reports that  he is able to navigate the lake on  the ice this season, the first time  in his'experience in the district.  lished in Enderby about a year,  land this week ground is being  j broken on the corner of George  land Mill streets for a Baptist  church. Ira C. Jones has the  work in hand and it is needless  to say, the church will soon be  ready to be dedicated. It will  be 33x45,   with choir room, etc.  And, what is better still, it will  Dick Blackburn inputting up be paid for   when opened> the  I money being already in hand to  an ice house in the rear oi  Wheeler & Evans and is filling it  with as fine ice as was ever har-  build it.  Harry^Bhirton-and-HiS'&im-  vested locally.    He contemplates  opening a butcher shop about the | H ^ Blurton writeg from  1st of February in the store |Mara; ������������������j ki]led a fine m0lmtain  building next to the City Ofhce. | lion (cougar)   yesterday   within  A splendid crop of ice is being; half a mile of Mara school house, I bakerfs goods, idding & Home.  harvested from the river at the  bridge.    It is as clear as crystal  Late Poultry Show Specials  Entries are coming in satisfactorily for the Winter Poultry  Show, opening in K. of P. hall,  Enderby, next week. The following additional special prizes  have been appropriated since the  early list was made:  Best pair fowl exhibited by a  lady, 1 Model Elevating Clothes  Drier, by Model Incubator Co.  Best pair fowls mated to produce exhibition males, 1 Model  Elevating Clothes Drier, by  Model Incubator Co.  Best pair birds mated to produce exhibition females, 1 Model  Elevating Clothes Drier, by Model Incubator Co,  For the best pen of Buff Orpingtons bred in Okanagan, special  prize from Maws Poultry Farm,  a setting of Buff Orpington eggs.  Best black Minorca cock, $2.50  by F. C. Wolfenden, Armstrong.  Best Barred Reck Cock, $2, by For-  man & Armstrong, Armstrong.  Best Buff Orpington Cockerel, nickel-  plated copper coffee pot, H. B. Morley,  Armstrong.  Best White Rock Cockerel, $2 by  John Currie, Armstrong.  Best Shaped Barred Rock male, $2 by  C. T. Daykin &Co., Armstrong.  Best Orpington Hen, any color, $2 by  A. F. Fraiser, Armstrong.  ..Best ..Leghorn.Hen, any color, $2 by  TTFraiser, Armstrong."  Best Red Cap Ccck, $2 by Whiting &  Rodgers, Armstrong.  Best Wyndotte male, any color, $2 by  Om McPherson, Armstrong.  Best Wyndotte Hen,  any color, 52 in  and about sixteen inches thick.  Geo. R. Sharpe and H.W.Wright; measures 7 feet 4  inches from  are harvesting   a better  grade, : tip to tip."  taken from their preserve on the  making the   fifth   I    have   killed!    Best Mediterranean  Cockerel, & in  , , , i men s furnishings, Kennedy,Armstrong  near the   settlement during the j  Indian reserve,   which they kept:  free from snow from early in the j    I take this opportunity   to ex  season up to the coming of the; plain that the   placard placed  cold snap.  Paddy Murphy states that an  error was made in giving the  amount of the bond on the Wins-  bw group.    It is for $60,000 not  Best Cockerel in  American   class, $2  last eleven   months.      The  skin; Copper   tea kettle,   by  W. F. Brett,  I Armstrong.  I    Best Cockerel in  Asiatic class, $2 by  ! A. H. Fraiser, Armstrong.  I    Best pullet-bred males on exhibition, any class, $2.00  Best pair dressed birds ready  An Apology  my window on Tuesday by a  practical joker was a miss-statement, and I personally apologize  to the Columbia Flouring Mills  Co. for same. [Signed! Walter  Robinson.  for oven, $1.00.  The special given by H. F.  Waby, should read: "Best cock  and pullet hatched in the Okanagan ; donor barred,'' etc.  Exhibitors must enter for all  Specials.    No entry fee. ENDERBY, B. C, January 21, 1909  At the Rinks  The moderation of the weather  has brought nightly crowds to the  skating rinks this week.  At the curling rink, both sheets  of ice have been occupied each  night. Skip Bell's rink leads by  one game. Here is the score to  date:  Jan. 12  Matthews    vs.  6 Morrison  Jan. 13  10! Pyman vs.  15 Murphy  Jan. 14  6 Matthews    vs.  12 Taylor  Jan. 15  16 Pyman vs.  10 Bell  | Jan. 13  14 Matthews    vs.  14 Pyman  | Jan. 19  9 Scott vs.  8 Murphy  Jan. 20  16 Matthews    vs.  1 Taylor  Jan. 21  Scott vs.  Morrison  Jan. 22  Matthews    vs.  Morrison  Jan. 25  Taylor vs.  Matthews  Jan. 26  Scott vs. .  Morrison  Jan. 27  Pyman vs.  Scott  Taylor  Bell  , Evans  Morrison  Scott  Murphy  Evans  Taylor  Evans  Morrison  Bell  Pyman  Evans  Bell  Murphy  Evans  Pyman  Bell  Murphy  Evans  Bell  Taylor  l\Iwphy  14  o  11  12  10  13  6  o  _  10  6  13  12  7  19  Jan'  Morrison vs. Evans-  Scott Pymanj  j Jan. 2:3 j  {Matthews vs. Bell!  iTaylor Murphy  J. A. Morrison Leaving  The many friends of Mr. and  Morrison  will regret  Mrs.  T   A  to learn that they are about to  leave Enderby. They will go to  Arrowhead in about ten days. It  is a move up the ladder of railroading and Mr.   Morrison, like  better known to his superiors  than to the general public. He  took the office when few men  could handle it, and he has seen  the business more than double.  Few men will be found who will  handle the Enderby business so  well; none better. In their residence here, Mr. and Mrs. Morrison have entered actively in the  fraternal and social life of the  community, and they and family  will be greatly missed.  Getting Doivn to Business  Pursuant to a call for a meeting of the Enderby Board of  Trade, issued by Chairman F. H.  Barnes, signed by R. E. Peel,  secretary pro tern, a number of  the members gathered at the city  office last Friday evening to complete organization.  The committee appointed to  solicit members reported 43. The  constitution and by-laws as adopted will be reported in full later.  The following officers were  elected: President, R. E. Peel;  Vice-President, C. S. Handcock;  Secretary-treasurer, A. E. Taylor.  Standing committees:  Civic improvement: Messrs.  Moffet, Taylor and Harvey.  Finance: Messrs. Jones, Fulton  and Sutcliffe.  Advertising: Messrs. Walker,  Barnes, C. Little, Strickland,  Rosoman, Holtby, Dake and Jas.  Mowat.  ftan-spoi-t-ation^MessrsrMoffetr  News in Brief  F. V. Moffet installed the first  arc light in Enderby in the Mill  yard the past week.  The installation of officers by  the Oddfellows of Enderby took  place Tuesday evening.  The bonspeil scheduled for this  week at Vernon, was called off  owing to the soft weather.  Skip Scott is writing a book on  curling. He is abrogating everything but call-shots and moving  the hog-line nearer the middle.  The new Council was organized  Monday afternoon. The, first  business meeting will be held  next Monday evening.  Last week we put a one-line  ad in this paper for a January  thaw, and now we feel like the  parson who prayed for rain and  the floods came. It pays to advertise.  Stevens and Harvey.  Conventions: Messrs. Bell,  Keith and Heggie.  Rivers and Streams: Messrs.  Salt, Handcock, Waddell, Gracie.  . Executive - -Council: Messrs.  Murphy, Dobson, Keith, Moffet,  Stevens,   Walker,    Barnes  and  Mowat.  The annual membership fee  was fixed at $4.  The next general, and first  business, meeting will be held at  the City Office, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.  m. It is important that members of all committees be present.  all successful men, is looking for  the spots higher up.    Four yearsj The collection of fees from mem  ago Mr. Morrison took the En- bers was left in the hands of the  derby station.   His work here is Finance Committee.  ENDERBY'S  FURNITURE   STORE  Call  and see my line of  Easy Chairs  Rockers   ___ _._..   . ii yv - --   -��������������������������������������������� _01 *   ���������������������������  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.   ; - -I  W.  T. HOLTBY  Furniture Dealer and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.       ENDERBY  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and  Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles Rep_ red  Rear Evans Blk  Enderby 4  WALKER'S WEEKLY  WXTUO'.B A W.ll^JWIW  HVM^UJU.  W -r?*r i."Jf A ���������������������������-"? iti  rxu  PRO BONO PUBLICO   r  Your   correspondent   of   last  week's issue says, "the church  Just so with the liquor evil.   If  we would delve to the root,   we  labours to restrain the most cruel: shall find it in the corrupt econ  omic conditions prevailing today,  under which it is impossible to  and arrogant enemy of mankind".  (Correspondents will  please bo brief and avoid j jf    ^ ^   j       f    ^     j-j^,-  personalities.    The  Editor   reserves  the riffht to j ���������������������������   i      i  reject any correspondence-or uart of con-espon-! amounts to boosting   for   local adequately cope with the evil  dence that does not bear on the question at issue, | opt; J af     Jd   mankind will CYRIL ROSOMAN  or treats the subject in a personal interest rather i    x 7  than   in   the   interest  of  the public.    Be brief, j get    the    WOl'St of    the    deal JO'l.  Words do not make thought.    Write over a   norii j rpj^ most  .^ ^ arrQgant en���������������������������  | emy of mankind today   is  the  modern   competedve   industrial  de plume if you wish, but sign your name also.)  Mara, B. C.  The Editor, Walker's Weekly:  Having    been     an    interested system under which about 80 per  reader of the letters and editorials bearing on the question of  local option, which have appeared your columns recently, I would  like to say a few words on the  subject, if I may be permitted.  Anyone of ordinary intelligence  will admit that drunkenness as a  vice is bad; bad for the victim  and also to some extent bad for  society at large: so is any other  form of vice, and there are quite  a few besides drunkenness to be  dealt with by society today.  The closing of the bars in Enderby would undoubtedly rid that  city of most of its old topers, (if  it has any) who would naturally  travel as far as Sicamous or some  other sequestered spot where  local option is not. This would,  of course free the city from the  presence of the disciples of Bacchus, but would certainly,not act  as a reforming influence upon  them. It appears to me that it  would merely amount to the she!-  Get in line   for" the   on war  march!   We are moving ahead.  Can not you feel it in your bones?  i*jr_).uK.-uEr_rj,w.m_. vumiwi'M".���������������������������;g..,KJj������������������.������������������.y._M__j.a.^UL^..L.u.l-^u-<  cent of "civilized" humanity are  practically brought to the level  of brutes, under which saloons  and other profit making concerns  (churches included) flourish like  the proverbial "green bay tree"  under which those beings whom  we are told the Creator made "a  little lower than the angels" exist, many of them in conditions  of starvation, crime, disease, filth  and vice unspeakable, living (as  is the case in all large cities) in  filthy, ill-ventilated tenements,  crowding and jostling one another  for the mere means of keeping  life in their ill-clad bodies. What  chance is there for* development  of mind or soul ?  Is it any wonder that hundreds of thousands of such  people fly to the solace of f orget-  f uliness in strong drink, responding, as it were, to the Biblical  injunction, "Let him drink, and  forget his poverty and remember  "   And if1  &_______?  x;_?__^*  _.  j We wish to make room for  I Summer Goods, and must  j force quick sales in our  ] stock of Burnt Leather  Fancy Articles. To do so  we have concluded to reduce the prices on all  stamped Leather goods 25  per cent,  portunitj  Thi  a is  Buy  your op-  NOW.  ft"*  _fl  _  "8  w\ /*"*���������������������������' /r\. v/  ,__ _ <.__v���������������������������_<_  'fey LPtng  FY  ���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������<_���������������������������  &.  .-> Cl.������������������_ _kO?i:_<L>_ v    \*������������������%J*.  his misery no  mor  the saloon wifh  its glitter and; "Q  iJoIOI^ u^__.aXJi������������������< kjlAj-oiV  We have Dedided to Run a  tinap  Jounter  sold at COST. Come and see this week's  bargains.  Mackinaw Coats,  Mackinaw Pants,  ving of a responsibility from one  community onto another, and! glamour, were forcibly wrested j  would, besides, be very unfair j from them under these conditions!  and inconvenient to those who j how long would it be before some j  use liquor, but are ??o������������������ drunkards. : other abnormal appetite, just as j  Speaking generally, local option-harmful,., would, be.. .developed?.;.and..an Goods on this Counter will be  has not proved to be an effective; morphine or opium for instance,  agent in  doing away with the!    There is but one way to effect-  liquor  evil,    which,    like  every ually  fight the  liquor  evil, and  other evil has its cause,  the evil1 that is to abolish   by legislation ^'^ over_o^ts'  itself   being   the    eii'ect.   The the system under which it exists,   "* *' li  cause of this evil cannot be said change the environment and the  to exist merely in the fact of liq- man will be changed; let it con-  uor being exposed for sale. There tinue and the same conditions  must be the abnormal craving, j will continue unchanged. It is  and that gratified before any evili useless to prune the top off a  can result. The cause of a good ' noxious weed and think by that  or bad habit must surely lie in j means we are rid of it: pruning  good or bad environment. only stimulates its growth.  $5.25  4. no  7.00  3.25  $4.25  3.25  5.50  2.50  Wheeler. & Evans  17  i  hJectric ogj  and Fixtures  FFET  A  End orb. ENDERBY, B. C, January 21, 1909  I   T  NEVER  DISAPPOINTS  _>  TT  E  F8������������������  fed   v^.  W  __i  LOTHING  Ma  E  IN  I^ITH the whole market before us from we con-  tinue in the belief that the Fit-Reform brand of Clothing has no equal in Canada  for style-distinction, exclusive patterns, fineness of tailoring and elegance of  finish.    For that reason -we shall devote all our strength and energy to pushing  this line of Suits ancLOvercoats. These are the prime facts:. They are made of  absolutely pure wool fabrics. The interlinings as well as woolens are double-  shrunken. They have more hand-work than any other clothing of equal cost.  They have all the distinctive characteristics of fine custom tailoring. They are  cut over individual patterns and are guaranteed to fit 6  WALKER'S WEEKLY  xx:  In the Evening's Quiet Hour  By a Neophite in Under the Pines.  *c  We need  to  thoroughly humanize  ouresl'Yes before we can see the God  Man  in  Men  ,or can  know  to what  purpose life is, and see the fulfilment  of  the  Divine  plan  in  and   through  every man. And if we do not see  the God Man in the men by our side,  we shall not see Him in ourselves.  But if we let our minds be open, and  live our lives simply and lovably, we  shall know the highest joy, the "joy  of going on,'1 and shall recognize in  all about us something of the Divine.  All life is made up of one hidden  stuff. How much we are to experience of Life will depend upon how  much of the hidden stuff we bring  to light and make use of. We cannot grow; cannot experience the joy  of going on; if we are not prepared  to dig and delve, and delve and di^,  for the hidden stuff. And wre shall  find that the only joy is, after all,  the joy of Being���������������������������simply BEING���������������������������  our truest and best.  I see that my old friend and coworker, William Walker Atkinson,  has joined himeslf to the Eternal  Progress, of Chicago. It is from this  excellent magazine that I make the  quotation, "the greatest of all joys,  is the joy of going on." And so I  judge that Mr. Atkinson has at last  placed himself in the atmosphere his  soul has been crying out for for  years.  It was one afternoon as we sat in  our office after the rush of correspondence was over that the incident  of which I write took place. Mr.  Atkinson is a man of marvellous intuition, and a modesty that approaches almost fear when he is  called upon to meet anyone calling  to see him out of curiosity, or to do  homage. He would rather take a  licking than meet one woman admirer who thinks she knows the man  because she has read his writings  and admired them. And I have seen  the man just "go to pieces" on being  forced to meet a caller who had travelled far and would not take "no"  for an answer. Mr. Atkinson was a  Chicago lawyer before he fathered  what is known as New Thought. H-i  has an interrogative nature and seldom lets up on a fellow when he gets  after him for information. He had  on the table before him a copy of  my first book, "The Heart of Things."  "Walker," said he, "where did you  get that thought," referring to something in the book. I recalled that  it had come to me one day in the  woods, away up in the mountains of  Canada. For three hours he questioned me as to one thought and  another advanced in the book. As  I explained them to him, and told  how they had come to me, he seemed  more satisfied. Not until he had  pumped me dry, did he offer any explanation of his questioning. Then  he  took   out  thought  after  another  and told me how men had given them  to the world centuries ago. He  named the writers, and showed how  tiiey had, in many instances, expressed themselves in almost the identical  words. Many of the writers I had  never heard of. None of them had  I read. I did not know such truths  had ever been expressed before, and  I must confess I felt almost heartsick when I discovered that the  thoughts which I had considered  were direct from the fairies of the  pine woods, were thoughts that  thinkers had put before the world  when it was centuries younger.  Truly, thought I, 'there is nothing  new under the sun."  It is hard to grasp this truth in its  full meaning. We strive continually  to give to the world something we'  have worked out in secret only to  find that before us there comes another with almost the identical thing.  Especially is this true with regard to  the Inner Self���������������������������the Subconscious  Ego���������������������������the God Man. As He develops  within us, the Outer Man, thinks he  is bringing forth, giving birth to, a  new idea; but when he gets that idea  clothed in the best language of his  heart, and fit to appear in public, he  discovers that before him came another, perhaps centuries ago, with  the same thought expressed in about  the same way. As Fitzgerald was a  reincarnation of , Omar���������������������������must have  been to have put the wisdom, and  humor, and power and love into his  superb translation of the quaterns���������������������������  so are we all but the living counterpart of the One Big Self behind and  in and through all.  My eyes were never opened to this  until   Mr.   Atkinson   cross-examined  Watch Repairs at Prices Never  Before Quoted in this Province  Watches Cleaned, $1.00  Mainsprings, - - $1.00  The above prices are good for two months only.    I want your business, and if satisfactory work and prices are any inducement to you, we intend to have it.  Your watch repairs are done here and not sent away.  All Repairs Guaranteed  for One Year  The Cheapest Store in British Columbia to purchase Watches, Rings, and Jewellery  Watchmaker  J. A. DAKE  Jeweller ENDERBY, B. C., January 21, 1909  me.    I shall never forget the feeling  of  absolute   nothingness   that   came  over me when I discovered that the  truths I had worked out in my crude  and imperfect way, away from every  influence and without the knowledge  of another  or  access  to  the  aids  I  have since discovered, I shall never  forget, I say, how small I felt when  I learned that others, long before my  time, and in a language I knew nothing of, and under conditions I never  had experienced, had given birth to  the" same, or similar children of the  mind.    It was days before I could get  back   the   Spirit,   the   ambition,   to  move ahead.   What's the use, thought  I.    If I am to dig and delve as I had  in the past;   if I am to endure the  pains   of  thought   birth,   and   bring  forth children  of the mind,  only to  find that they are imperfect counterparts of other children brought forth  by other minds long before my time;  if I am to give my best, only to find  that long before me there came another  with   something   better,   wha*-  profiteth it me?  Gradually, however, I learned the  better lesson. My friend had opened  to me the channel of a. bigger  thought���������������������������the possibility of a bigger  Self. I felt sick at heart and sore  tried; but this feeling had not come  to stay. It afterwards seemed to me  like the period suffered by the bulbs  planted just before the ground  freezes, to bloom in the early Spring  It was painful, but necessary.  When  we  learn  that we  are  but  Living Expressions of the Whole, and  +i ���������������������������_ls, up t0 us t0 truJy express  the Whole in our Individuality, we  have learned the greatest lesson Life  has for us.    When we do service, bv  way of regenerating an old thought  and making it new, we not only assist  our fellows, but are ourselves assist-  etd.    It is this that brings the "greai-  eet joy of going on."    We die to the  outer self and live to the Inner Self  Men  living in  the outer self, cannot  :istii������������������.g-uish   the  difference,  and   may  ���������������������������:amn us for what appears to them an  enlargement of the Ego.     But whet  really counts is not men's damnation  nor  men's praise,  but the living of  one's  highest  and   best  true  to   the  i^ight from within..  niYSICIAM CIVES ADVICE  Tells   Why   So   Many   Suffer   from  Catarrh and Rheumatism.  John S. Johnstone  Contractor and Builder, Enderby  Cement Blocks and Exshaw Portland Cement on hand-the best  on the market. All kinds of  cement work and masonry  promptly attended to.  IRA C. JONES  Contractor and Builder  Estimates furnished on all  work, and contracts personally attended to.   B N D E R B Y.   B. C.  Brundish & Baird  Plain and Ornamental  PLASTERING, LATHING  brick and Cement work.    Hard   Wall  work a specialty.  'No Job Too Bigr; No Job Too .  A distinguished physician, famous  for Ins successful treatment of  catarrh and rheumatism, kidney and  bladder troubles, states as follows:���������������������������  "Our climate  being  more  or  less  damp   and   changeable,   is   bad   for  catarrh   and   rheumatism,   and   care  must   be   taken    not    to   let    these  troubles gain  headway.   In addition,  he  states  that  a  great  many  Canadians   are   careless   in   their* habits,  and to this as much as climatic conditions  is  due  a   great  deal   of  the  trouble.     Insufficient   clothing   and  improper eating will cause rheumatic  and   catarrhal   trouble   in   any   climate.  This eminent authority gives the  following as the simplest and best  treatment known to science, and to  it he gives credit largely for his  success: Fluid Extract Cascara, ������������������/,  oz.; .Fluid Extract Carriana Com"  .pound, 1 oz.; Compound Syrup Sar-  saparilla, C oz. Directions:' One tas-  poonful after each meal and at bedtime.  The ingredients are all vegetable,  and have a. direct and specific action  on the liver, kidneys and bowels,  eliminating all poisonous matter  from the system. Any druggist can  dispense this, or you' can "buy the  ingredients separately and inix at  home  by shaking  in* a  bottle.  Many of our readers should benefit  by this article.   Save the recipe.  I Handle Coal Oil  Linseed Oi!,    Gasolene,    Turpintine,     Shellac,     White Lead,  Dry Colors of all kinds, ready mixed Paints and Varnish Stains!  Also the Sunset brand Sewin  g Machine  The very latest and best on the market. Every machine  is guaranteed for ten years. Is sold at half the price  of other machines. Call and investigate.  cliff^tre?tS Hardware> Tin and Plumbing Works  CLIFF STREET * ENDERBY, B. C WALKER'S WEEKLY  3K_  ^^���������������������������t^'."**'!11 ���������������������������w^wmi"."i -��������������������������� ^ ���������������������������' '*<���������������������������'  ./?  For the  Farm  and Garden  Seeds, Trees, Plants  and Bulbs.     Homegrown and thoroughly tested.  140-Page Catalogue FREE  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver.B.C  A  A  jj 15 fa  fi  FELLS Of  _< ea ������������������_ IfiB 3 w  EM  if  MEDICINES  A graduate in organic chemistry,  who has made a study of many of  the best-known patent medicines on  the market, states that many have  virtue, but as a rule people have to  pay for a lot of unnecessary expense.  The following is the recipe of a well-  known secret preparation, and is  known by authority to be one of the  best stomach an,: liver tonics. It is  prescribed by many of the best  physicians.  This mixture cures constipation  and biliousnes. The recipe: Fluid  Extract Uascara, V_ oz.; Compound  Syrup Rhubarb, 1 oz.; Fluid Extract  Carriana Compound, 1 oz.; Compound  Syrup Sarsaparilla. 5 oz. Take a  teaspoonful after each meal and at  bed time.  An eminent authority, who has  made a careful and scientific study  of the relative value of drugs having a specific action on the kidneys,  bladder and liver, pronounces this  an excellent combination.  You can buy the ingredients separately  and   mix  at home.  Cut" this formula out and save it.  Our Meats are  always fresh  ���������������������������* ���������������������������    "-T '*!*  ��������������������������� s__v l^__,������������������ ���������������������������Jki.i.'.iw^ar?.  In the Poultry Yard  The poultry business is one of  many phases, each of which requires individual study and local  treatment.  A successful breeder says that  energetic mediocrity is more prolific of results than indifferent  brilliancy.  Don't overlook the fact that  sunflower seed and millet are  both food for chickens during the  moulting period.  Try feeding dried alfalfa hay  and clover, scalded, during the  winter months and watch the egg-  supply increase.  Pullets should be fed wheat  oats, and beef scraps, if the latter can be had. Also give them  milk in any form.  Never set an ill-shaped or deformed egg, nor one extra large  or extra small. Have them as  near of a size as possible.  Don't expect your incubator to  perform impossibilities. You  cannot expect strong chicks from  poorly fertilized eggs or from  those containing weak germs.  Turkeys c&n be successfully  hatched in incubators but it is  best to raise them under turkey  hens. Set a few turkey hens at  the same you start the incubator  and the hens will care for the  .y_h QleJnt.    - _..  IN   THE   CHURCHES  PHURCH OF ENGLAND. St. George's Church,  ^ Services every Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p.  m. Holy Communion every Sunday at S a. m. and  1st Sunday in month at 11 a. m. during December,  January and February. Litany. Friday,  7.'15 p. m. Choir rehearsal," Friday, 8 p.m. North  Enderby at 3 p.m. every alternate Sunday, commencing July 12th. Mara,.at 8.00 p.m.every alternate Sunday, commencing July 5th. All cordially invited.   Rev. J. Leech-Porter, B.D., Vicar  METHODIST CHURCH���������������������������Young People's meet-  J-VJ- ing, Sunday, 7 p. m.;.���������������������������.'/^Preaching evei-y  Sunday, 7:30 p. m.; Junior Epworth League,  Tuesday, 3:45 p. m.; Prayer Meeting, Tuesday,  7:30 p. m.; Class Meettng, 8;15 p. m. (immediately  after the prayer meeting); Sunday School, 2.30 p.  m. A. N. MILLER. Pastor.  PRESBYTERIAN    CHURCH-Sunday   School,  -"-     9:45 a. rn.; Church  service,  11 a. m.; Young  People's meeting, Wednesday, 8 p.m.   D. CAMPBELL, Pastor.  "DAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday School, 10 a. m.;  ���������������������������*-' Church service, 11 a. m.; Prayer meeting,  Wednesday, 7:30 p. m.     B. S. FREEMAN, Pastor  CITY OF ENDERBY  PITY OFFICE-Cliff St., office hours, 10 a. m. to  ^ 12:30, 1:30 to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 to 12:30 m.  City Council regular meeting, every alternate Saturday at S p. m. Geo. Bell, mayor: Graham Rosoman, city clerk. Chairman Board of Works, Ira  C. Jones; Waterworks Committee, J. W. Evans;  Finance Committee, H. H. Worthington; Committee on Health, Geo. R. Lawes.     Poundkeeper,  Evans & Mac1/.  LUM"._JI_������������������'.T���������������������������  ��������������������������� _���������������������������. -,������������������.*.. ���������������������������������������������'.'*���������������������������  rfwiwrnr. *_*"*������������������ i  POST OFFICE  H  OURS���������������������������8 a. m. to 6:30 p. m.; mails close, southbound. 10:00 a.m.; northbound, 4:00 p. m.  SMALL DEBTS COURT  CITS every Saturday, by appointment at 2 p. m.  k^ Graham Rosoman, Police and Stipendiary-  Magistrate.    _ur..r.���������������������������������������������__���������������������������*-*:���������������������������' '-_������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������ii-"._r|j-a'.h ���������������������������w.ifg_.>u.~u������������������_u._i?m n..) jj_l_������������������.������������������������������������������������������_)���������������������������i.v fm  SECRET SOCIETIES  and we serve the best  on the market. Fish,  poultry and eggs in  season.  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  PROFESSIONAL  Dominion & Provincial  Land Surveyor  Metcalf Block,       Enderby. B.C.  In boiling grain one has to be  careful to provide sufficient water  as it will soak up an incredible  quantity.    Regarding the palat-  ! ability of boiled wheat,   one has  only to see the" mariner in which  : hens,   ducks,   geese and pigeons  | "dig in" when it is placed before  ��������������������������� them.  Give the brooders and brood  coops a thorough cleansing before  p 1 a c i n g the chicks in them.  Wash them out with hot soap suds  and water to which a little carbolic acid has been added, and  set in the-sun to dry. Whitewash  the interior of the coops, and in  fact make everything as clean  and sanitary as possible.  ,k ,  &  _T__a_\,'  J. F. PRINGLE  W. M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40.  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited.  V. C. BRIMACOMBE  Secretary  t r\   *  I  ; U. U. F.  _ ^^i_v   Eureka Lodge, No. 50  Meets cverv Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, in 1. O.  0. F. ha!!. Metcalf block. Visiting brothers always welcome. H. N. Hendrickson. N. G., A.  Reeves, Secy, J. B. Gay lord, P. G.. Treas.  PROFESSIONAL  D  R. H. W. KEITH,  Office hours:   Forenoon, 11 to 12  Afternoon, 4 to 5  Evening, 7 to S  Sunday, 12 to 1  Office:   BELL BLOCK -���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������      ENDERBY  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  etc.  Offices, Bell Block. Enderby, B.Q.  pLAUDE P. JONES,  V^   ARCHITECT  CONSULTING ENGINEER  FOR HEATING AND  VENTILATING  INSTALLATIONS.  VERNON B.C.. ENDERBY, B.C., January 21, 1909  ���������������������������it^.'J*" r^wviij'uiiiw  ��������������������������� f *-���������������������������._������������������ J!..'  ���������������������������W'll'!1 WI'T-l*?  1$  to S lis  S|  mill ii  S3 us M  lh N M  mi y ii  tifcj   s! g & a  M  Remember  The   First   Annual   Winter  Poultry Show will be held in  K. of P. Hall, Enderby, next  Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 28, 29, 30.   If you  have any birds, utility or exhibition/ bring   them   out.  Write the Secretary, J. C.  English, Enderby,  for Prize  List   and Entry Form.    If  you haven't any birds to put  on exhibition,  be. sure to attend the show, and see what  the District can do in poultry  raising.     Make   this   first  event a huge success.    Let  ^nyroftrymen geFbusyTT  they would win the liberal  Cash   and    Special   Prizes  offered by  the   Association  and merchants.  iXO^%|__^3  9  w**W'i%**^*^^i_^_w^5yj>u;  --_r������������������rw__������������������T_    .....-���������������������������,.���������������������������,    rf      ,-.      r,-1     -     _,..    ���������������������������M._     M 10  WALKER'S WEEKLY  Fred. H. Barnes  BUILDER &  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  furnished  Dealer in  Sashes,   Doors, Turnings and all factory work.  I represent the S. C. Smith Co.  of Vernon.       Enderby.  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 Spoeach  H. E. Waby, Enderby.    Hoiv to Cook Frozen Potatoes  T WILL be in touch with settlers looking for  J- property in the Enderby district. See me  personally if you want to sell. C. C, Rice, Enderby  During the recent cold  snap many residents had |  their vegetables frozen, on  account of having no proper  place to keep them. In view  of this the following method  if adopted in cooking frozen-  potatoes, will result in the  tubers being placed on the  table without any trace of  having been frozen. Have  a pot of boiling water in the  range, then drop the potatoes in one at a. time, allowing the water to come to a  boil after each one has been  placed in the pot.    They may  be left in this water until  thoroughly cooked and then  have the jackets removed;  or again you may let the potatoes remain in the boiling  water for say ten minutes,  then remove'and peel, replacing them in fresh water  to be cooked. Do not wash  potatoes before placing in  pot.  Frozen potatoes baked in  a hot oven show no sign of  having been frozen when  cooked.  Frozen apples are even  more delicious if thoroughly  baked after being frozen  solid.���������������������������Summerland Review.  Reduction in Men's Suits.  Bank of  ontreal  Honorary President,  Rt. Hon. LORD STRATHCONA. MOUNT ROYAL, G. C. M. G.  President. Hon.   SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND.K.C.M.U.  Vice-President and General Manager,   SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON, B^ t.  Head Office, Montreal. LondonOffice, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.G.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ^JfiZfit ������������������������������������������������������������������������**  Branches in Okanagan District: Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon .Kelowna and^"f^.^  G. A. HENDERSON, Esq,. Manager   A. E. TAYLOR, bub-Agent _.n_erpy  THE BEST CLAY IN THE VALLEY, well-burnt, makes the  Best Bricks in the Valley  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-hom e--=a-n d - a. great, many more,.._ The jMjLis._ ag_^ JM jg_____?.s-  frame-built, and the comforts a great deal more.  The Enderby Brick & Tile Co., Enderby  We are offering Men's and  Boy's suits at cost. Suits, regular price $9.00 now $7.00; regular  price $15.00 now $1.2.00; regular  price $20.00 now 17.00. Shirts,  regular price $1.25 now 95 cents.  A load of gravel and sand  around the poultry yards is one  of the best investments you can  make. Try it, and watch the  hens dig down in it. What they  get out of it does them good.  Get a load and try it. ^  Get in line for the onward  march! We are moving ahead.  Can not you feel it in your benes?  A  N  D  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  Carroll & Co. ___  Plumbing and  nace Work  Eave Troughing and all kinds of  Sheet  Tin  and  Copper work.    Repairing and  Jobbing Work given prompt attention.  Corner Hudson and Alexander Sts. SALMON ARM  Working Harness, Saddles,, Repairing  Anything you need, in stock  J. W. Evans;^_?g|lgR^KER Enderby  ������������������������������������������������������ Vessels Large May  Venture More, but  Little Ships Must Stay  Near Shore."  The large display ads. are good  for the large business and the  Classified Want Ads. are proportionately good for the small firm.  In fact many large firms became  such by the diligent use of the  Classified Columns. There example is good-start now. ENDERBY, B.C., January 21, 1909  Try a Want 'Ad  In this Paper if  you want quick  results  ADVERTISING  FOR  ADVERTISING  We will devote this space  regularly to a series of advertisements to stimulate interest  in our Classified Want Ad3.  We are publicity advocates  and practice our own precepts  because we appreciate their  value.  This series will be pregnant  with pertinent points* of general  interest, whether you wish to  buy or se?l, to employ or be  employed, to borrow or to lend,  to find a finder or an owner,  It will pay us to run these  advertisements. That is the  best proof we have to offer that  it will be profitable to you t*  use our Classified Want Ad.  Columns.  ���������������������������_>   <&  A Mouse on Your  ituation  CpojnttH.tJ IWT7 by _. W Mrfnrdj  If you are looking for a situation  a Classified Want Ad. is the key  which will unlock the door to the  private office of the business man.  He is too busy to interview all  promiscuous callers, but you can  catch his attention and secure  an appointment by a "Situation  Wanted" ad.  Did you ever figure out how  small a percentage of our population pass your house where  they could see a "To Let" sign,  or how largo a percentage read  our paper? Good tenants arc  not the hind that have time to  waste in going around looking  for signs. They look In our  Want Ads.  If you have a house es yewr  hands, a " House to Let" ad.  will bring them to you.  Gr^rtirUiM tan n w McCordr  ^^mn-  If you want to sell or buy anything, from a  setting of eggs to a Farm and Implements, a  50c want 'ad' will do the trick  <*>���������������������������  Graduaily Growing  Our "Want Ad." columns are  steadily growing as people appreciate their value.  They help one ovor many of  life's difficulties.  Have you got something you  do not need, or need something  you have not got?  Do you want to lend, borrow,  buy or sell?  A Want Ad will do the work.  CopjrlfkUd Itw Iff B  w. MrCurd)  INTHE RACE FOR BUSINESS  I he gentleman on the tortoise  represents the man who does not  ndvertise���������������������������the one who tries to do  business as it was clone in the clays  of the tallow candle or the oil lamp.  Arc you in the glare of the electric light���������������������������in the automobile of  Modern Methods?  Our Want Ads. arc high voltairc  batteries, whether you want light  or power���������������������������business publicity or  competent help  Co|>irf|M������������������l l(W by I! W  McCunlj  Find the Finder  If you found a purse your first  jmpulse would be to look in the  'Lost and Found " columns of  our paper.  If you have lost a pOrse don't  you think the finder would do the  same.  If you wish to find the finder  use our Classified Want Ads.  Two Cents a Word; 25c the minimum charge  THE WALKER PRESS, ENDERBY  Ask those who have tried the Want Ad 12  WALKER'S WEEKLY  3C_f  When you can  build a home, to  Suit Yourself  !  oeai  Lumber  Always on Hand I  r  also a full line of building ma-1  terial. Estimates cheerfully f  furnished.  1 A. R. Rogers Lumber Co. i  5 Limited j>  Enderby B. C. |  ���������������������������aenrEsncs^  TiiSWtZlfrC&TiZ&EZX&Xl *5Tf_*VWXXWim._���������������������������'.���������������������������.*_������������������������������������������������������������������������&_L"_?_-!__������������������!_'���������������������������  i  Enderby  . Barber Shop  First-class Workmanship.  You  are always "next."  "M7N~H_rtrteltsT_i~E"f!_"gflyy  Blacksmithing  Horseshoeing  General Repairing  James McMahon, Vernon Rd  Enderby  Snappy_Hen Talk j  One sees lots of advertisements  regarding wonderful recipes providing feed at 10 or 6 cents per  bushel. I'll tell you a good one.  jancl you needn't send the dollar  either. We boiled 60 pounds of  wheat, and after a day's soaking,  took out 277 lbs. of boiled grain.  A cellar is a good place in  which to operate an incubator,  providing it is light and well ventilated. If it has been closed up  tight all winter, however, and is  filled with the poison gases from  decaying vegetation, it is no  place for an incubator. The air  of the incubator room must be  sweet, fresh and pure.  Am feeding dry mash to most  of breeding pens at present, and  it is a ration that the hens seem  to take kindly to���������������������������one-third by  weight barley-meal, low-grad  flour and bran; feed in box nailed  to the wall, said box being filled j  at noon daily, just a common oblong box, with the top off and  holding about three pints of  mash. This seems sufficiently  large for 20 hens.  These are the days when we  meet fellow-poultrymen with the  usual "How's the hens laying?"  One gets all kinds of answers  such as, "Doing pretty good; I'm  feeding beef heads," or, "Oh, I  don't know. I'm not forcing them  just at present." One thing I'm  pretty near sure of, and that is  "beef heads or no beef heads,"  you can't get eggs out of a poor;  layer. She's like a trust magnate!  ���������������������������sooner fatten than work. I  r re____T^������������������_s___g.r_tai___H____t_^  Moffet's Best is made in the  largest and most modern  mill in British Columbia  It is sold by  Grocers  all e  nterpnsmg  _     a  I Made only from Hard Wheat  The   first   Canadian   Flour  ever shipped by the Pacific \  to U. K. ports  i  When you buy this flour you  not only get the BEST  bread flour made,  but are I  contributing your mite to j  support a local industry.     |  \ The Columbia Flooring Mills  I Company,   Ltd.  ������������������ Enderby  =*3  1^  ! $  __'W���������������������������  Reliable Non-Board  insurance  Ii  M i1"'      fa-S        \*k    \- *  __  Fire  I am representing the following reliable non-lion rd  Fire Insurance Companies in Enderby: Anglo-  American, and Equity. Toronto;and the Winnipeg  Fire Assurance Co., Winnipeg. I can save you  S2 on the hundred on  your  insurance premium.  W.   T.   HOLTBY,   Enderby  You waste in looking up do=  mestic help could be saved  by simply inserting a " Help  Wanted" ad. in our Classified  Columns. Our paper is read  by the desirable class, and  goes into hundreds of homes  that get no other.  ; | The Home of the Old-Timer  \ | and the abode of the New-  : | Comer. All will find a warm  welcome at the pioneer hous ?  and you'll.be made to feel at  home, no matter when you  hang up your hat.  H. W. WRIGHT, Proprietor  Enderby  I.  .,'-ii;__  Under the Pines  is iiOc. a year  If you like its  vibration help it along with the amount. Address,  THE WALKER PRESS, Enderby, 13. C, Canada  i,���������������������������-<������������������..,v-.gy,t:..^v..7- ..  , J5*_f_i>__r���������������������������..(,,������������������,  nderby's Pioneer  Blacksmith   Shop  Horses   Shod,   Iron Breaks  repaired, anything makeable  in iron made.  Wm.H.Hutchison, Brick Shop  _______

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