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 %-������������������>_tf3s:i������������������������������������&  Si_ft������������������_2ySE_Si'JS  y^ a  WEEKLY  Published every Thursday at Enderby, the Gate-Way of the famous Okanagan, Land of the Big Canadian Red Apple and the California of Canada  Entered in the Post Office at Enderby, B. C, as second-class matter.  Volume 1.  IIY TIIK YKA.U,  ������������������2.  ENDERBY, B.C., FEBRUARY 11, 1909.  uy Tin; coi'Y, oc_  Number 50  Published every Thursday by  The Walker Press,  at Enderby, B. C, the  Gate-way City of the famous Okanagrrn Valley.  IT.       M.      WALKER  Advertising1 rates on application.   Subscription, one year, $2; six months, $1  A blue pencil mark here indicates that your subscription  is past due,  and the editor would like to retain your name on the roll of honor.  Address all communications to-   THE WALKER PRESS, Enderby, B. C.  Pa says: "Big things gravitate to the town thai can  shoulder them, and population flows to the town thai knows  how lo take care of it.''  FROM ONE MAN'S POINT OF VIEW  T^LSE WHERE in these pages will be  n i found a full report or the annual  meeting of the Fruit & Produce Ex^  change of B. C, held last week in Revel-'  stoke. On page 6 will also be found the  secretary-treasurer's annual statement of  the financial condition of Enderby's branch  of the business. One cannot study these  reports in the face-of much that has been  hastily said by men who have sold their  produce, through the Exchange, without  feeling that a very great deal of what has  been said is not only very unjust, but very  unreasonable. When we consider what  the Central management was up against;  with $400,000 in produce promised and only  $100,000 forthcoming, it is not much wonder that Mr. Hagar and his assistants found  some difficulty in readjusting..^^  lions to meet the changed conditions. But  that they did meet the changed conditions,  and, in spite of the obstacles placed in  their way, in many instances by the very  men they were endeavoring to help, is evident from the splendid support they have  been given by the prominent men of the  Province whose names appear in the report of the Revelstoke convention. It is  clearly shown that these men have absolute confidence and great faith in Manager  Hagar and his co-workers. It is shown,  further, that these men recognize how  essential co-operation is, and, as Judge  Forin put it, not to allow any private company of jobbers to get the upper hand.  That the Enderby branch has been well  conducted is conclusively shown by (he  secretary-treasurer's statement. This document is the best answer to carping cr  cism. The amount shown to be due from  the Central Exchange, will, we understand,  be paid within the next month, and next  season the re-organized institution will enter the field with a clean slate. Under the  circumstances, it is follv to talk of break-  ing away from Central and going it alone.  The producers of British Columbia cannot hope to build up and retain a steady  market, at home or abroad, while there is  division in their ranks. They must drop  petty differences; get above suspicion, and  centralize in one selling head, "just as the  successful producers of other countries do.  To talk of "breaking away" every time a  mistake appears is not sensible. Mistakes  have occurred before, and will occur again.  Co-operate, and work steadily to minimize  the errors, and the present movement to  centralize under the B. C. Exchange will  as surely solve the problem of price and  market as did the Shippers' Union for the  fruit growers of California. Ten years ago  the cry was heard in every orange grove,  "No price, and no market," and growers  cut out their orange orchards. Today,  there are twfenty acres in oranges where  there used to be one, and, under the able  handling of the Shippers' Union, the price  and market are assured from year to year.  The men who are today turning the product of their trees, over to the Shippers'  JJiiicm-at-a-b^  teen years ago, forced to peddle their fruit  about town at no price at all. The Union  has remedied all this, but it took several  years of hard fighting to do it. In a similar way, the Central Exchange will accomplish the same thing for the fruit and produce men of B. C. But it cannot be done  in a day.  T|HAT the new City Council recognize  the need of further public improvements is evident from the progressive manner in which they discussed public  matters at the regular meeting Monday  evening. This meeting did more to clarify  the atmosphere and brush aside petty differences than any meeting # the Council  has held, and we may anticipate splendid  results as the aldermen get down to work.  We are getting the forward habit.  /*  1:1  mi  I WALKER'S WEEKLY  NEWS IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN AND DISTRICT  >x  :x>c  Have, a smile.  Buy and boost for Enderby.  The new Baptist church will  be opened in two weeks.  A fancy dress carnival will be  given at Greyell's rink to-night.  Board of Trade meeting tomorrow (Friday) evening, in the  city office.  Joshua Blackburn and Marie  Anderson were married at Armstrong on Wednesday.  The Tennis Club dance last  Thursday evening was well attended and greatly enjoyed.  F. H. Hale and Geo. Hale are  absent froin the city on a business trip in connection with their  lumber interests.  F. S. Stevens, manager of the  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co., returned on Monday from an extended business trip through the  Middle West.  Several sleigh-loads of Ender-  byites drove to North Enderby  Tuesday evening, and enjoyed a  very happy evening in cards,  social games and dancing.  Curling has started afresh.    A  new schedule is on.    The   ice is  in much better condition than it  "wairfdr^h^  Lemke, as accountant for the A.  R. Rogers Lumber Co., has been  two year steadily at his desk at  the head of : the Company's Enderby office, and has well earned  the vacation he is now taking.  'V. C. Brimacombe was called  to Vernon this weekly a distressing runaway accident which  happened to Miss Corbould, Mrs.  Brimacombe's sister, who was  thrown against a barbed wire  and her face and forehead badly  torn.  The policy of our city council  has been to force the home builder on a closed street to build  his home and get to it the best  way he could. Unless there are  three or four homes on a closed  street the city will not open the  street. "Build your homes first  and we'll open the street when  we can afford it," has been Enderby's answer to property owners. It is the cart-before-the-  horse policy���������������������������a policy that hampers progress and stagnates development. Our first move  should be to open the closed  streets���������������������������make a way to every  property and encourage development.        City Council Proceedings  Monday evening the City Council met in regular session.  Aid. Jones handed in the statutory declaration of qualification  .and-tookiiis^seat .   and other improvements. Carried.  Aid. Lawes moved that the  Council suggest to the Board of  School Trustees that it is urgently  necessary that the school grounds  should be fenced and divided, so  as to separate the boys and girls  departments.    Carried.  Tenders for the post of City  Assessor were opened from H.  H. Worthington,   for $50; Thos.  shots   are    in   order���������������������������"flukes"  mostly, Skip Scott's book says.  R. Blackburn's new butcher  shop in the Metcalfe block, is as  spick.and trim .as a new pin.  Dick's many friends are pleased  to see him launch out into business and wish him success.  The first building contracted  for in the early Spring, is the  attractive residence of A. Sut-  cliffe, to be erected on his imposing hill property in the Lawes  addition. It will be of cement  blocks, J. S. Johnstone having  been awarded the contract.  W. J. Lemke and wife left on  Monday on a six week's pleasure  trip to their eastern homes.    Mr.  Aid. Evans moved for leave to  bring in a by-law to raise a sum  of money for the erection of a  city hall.  Aid. Peel moved that a committee of the Mayor and Aid.  Evans and Jones, prepare plans  for a suitable building, and embracing a suitable room for a  court room with a jail in connection, the same to be submitted to  the Provincial Government with  the object of inducing the Province to join with the city and  erect a public building that would  answer ail requirements for years  to come.    Carried.  Permission was granted, and  Aid. Evans will bring in a bylaw at an early date.  Aid. Peel moved for permission  to bring in a by-law to raise $2,-  500 for street grading, sidewalks  Found, $50;  N. E. Kenny, $130.  H. H. Worthington was elected.  Final Notice  Notwithstanding the notice  sent out by the Bank of Montreal,  all accounts owing to the estate  of Harvev & Dobson, must be  paid forthwith to Mr. W. J. Wilson, at the late firm's office in  Enderby, who is acting for the  Assignee, Mr. J. E. Chambers  (Vancouver). All persons who  cannot pay at once must call at  the office and arrange settlement  with the undersigned.  W. J. Wilson,  Acting for the Assignee.  Business Personals ?  Manitoba White Fish,   at Geo.  R. Sharpe's.  When you buy a watch, buy a  Regina.    Dake, Enderby.  Delicious   eating ��������������������������� Manitoba  White Fish: at Geo. R, Sharpe's.  ��������������������������� 17-Jewel P.   S.   Bartiett  Wal-  tham, $10.   Dake, Enderby.  -WritNTED^-^At-on eet���������������������������A-n-u-mber  of wide-awake sales people. W.  J. Wilson, Harvey & Dobson  store, Enderby.  Nov/ is the time to have your  watch repaired while the reduced  prices are on.     Dake,  Enderby.  I want a few energetic sales  people to work on the Harvey &  Dobson stock. W. J. Wilson,  manager for the Assignee.  No trouble to show goods and  quote prices.    Dake, Enderby.  The creditors having declined  to accept any of the tenders received for the stock and assets  of Harvey & Dobson, Mr. W. J.  Wilson has been sent in from the  Coast to put the entire stock on  the market for the buying public.  Bargains will be the order of the  day "until the whole stock is disposed of. BpWjBI^W.S5)55������������������wj_w_w������������������^rtrqwi_i__  /*  ENDERBY, B. C, February 11, 1909  ���������������������������5������������������_f_������������������!^PI^WMWW������������������W  be  ^xr-    I   _<   i x_~-_x  r���������������������������_*_- i  1  MEETING OF THE FRUIT & PRODUCE EXCHANGE jj  >x  The second annual convention of  the Fruit and Produce Exchange of  British Columbia opened its first session in Revelstoke last week. Of the  proceedings the A'Jail-Herald says:  There were quite a number of  delegates from all points, including  C. P. R. and Dominion Express officials. The following is a list of those  who attended:  W. B. Robertson, city; C. E. Handcock, Enderby; E. B. Saltwell, Enderby; G. C. Salt, Enderby; C. Eric-  son, Malakwa: E. Ericson, Malakwa;  J. Arnot, Chilli wack; R. Robertson,  Vancouver; A. J. C. Clarence, Peachland; H. E. R. Smythe, City; J. Wilson, city; H. Cunningham Morris,  city; J. Johnstone, Nelson; E. Smith,  Dominion Express Co., Nelson; M.  Lee, Dominion Express Co., Vancouver,; R. tlelme, Supt. Dominion Express Co., aVncouver; C. H. Robertson, A. S. F. A., Vancouver; Maxwell  Smith, Vancouver'; H. Morrison,  MacPherson Fruit Co., Winnipeg.  J. Johnstone, president of the Exchange, called the meeting, formally,  to order and Mayor Lindmark declared the convention open in a few  well chosen remarks, referring to the  first meeting of the" Exchange two  years ago and its subsequent progress. In welcoming the delegates i  to the city, he expressed a hope that  their deliberations would be for the  general benefit of B. C and the fruit  industry.  W. iVI. Lawrence, as president of  the Board of Trade, welcomed the  visitors on behalf otVthe.board. uoint.-  ven-  H'agar  ing out that Revelstoke was keenly  interested in freight rates and hoped  that the transportation people would  co-operate with the fruitmen for the  country's benefit.  A general discussion on transportation and facilities then ensue:!,  communications being read from  Senator Bosfock and \l. M. Palmer,  regretting their absence. L. M.  Hagar cited several instances when  the rates on fruit seemed our. of proportion, pointing to the fact that  rates in Eastern Canada seemed  more reasonable than in the west.  Mr.   Robertson,   assistant   general  freight agent C.  P.  R.  pointed  out  thai; he did not understand that individual questions of rates was to be  discussed at this meeting, but  pointed out that there was a general  meeting called in Victoria about the  middle of -February for the purpose  of looking into any complaints generally from all points, and if necessary, readjustments would be made  as were considered with the conditions at those points. Representatives of all districts in ,R C, railroad and government representatives  would be present.  Other speakers followed along in  the same line.  Discussion tok place on the  tilation of fruit cars, Mr.  claiming that ventilated cars were  useless and only refrigerator cars  suitable for safe carriage of fruit,  and suggested that the Pony refrigerator service be secured.  Mr.. Meline, superintendent of the  Dominion xpress Co., said that his  company would carry these refrigerators, being easily handled, and  pointed out that he would look into  the matter of fruit cars generally.  Mr. Johnston pointed out that the  B. C Government would support the  fruit industry and were anxious to  do all in their power to further its  interests. The investor must see  that he has a market secured as well  as land suitable for fruit growing.  L. M. I-I agar gave a general outline  of the procedure of the best methods  of handling and marketing fruit,  dealing with the whole operation  from orchard to market, which  proved  highly interesting.  A general discussion on the best,  methods of reconstruction of the Exchange then followed, the delegates  feeling that the Central Exchange  had..not-been -i--iLU_ou_a_b-usi-ness^harRis^f  backed up by sufficient capital. The  necessity of closer contracts by the  growers was discussed, it being essential that all contract growers  should ship through their exchange.  The lack of this had been fatal in the  past and the -Exchange had suffered  because it was not able to deliver the  goods when the fruit season was on,  on account of the fact that, the  growers' estimates fell short..  .Mr. Morrison, of Winnipeg, said  that contracts were necessary and  that lack of proper support and  capital had been at the bottom of  the trouble in the B. C. Exchange  last year. It was finally moved by Mr.  Clarence and seconded by Mr.  Smythe, that the Print & Produce  Exchange of B. C. make a full call on  balance of stock subscribed.���������������������������Carried.  Mr.   Johnstone   then   pointed   out   xxr-  that he had always been strongly in  favor of this step being taken and  was glad that it had come about.  Mr. McCleneghan, manager of the  Imperial Bank, spoke a few words on  the importance of a solid basis on  which the Exchange should work,  pointing out that the banks would be  glad   to support the movement.  The methods of procedure for  1909 were fully entered into. Mr.  Robertson, A.  G. F. A., urging cen-  W    TA L E N _M  V s  ���������������������������     TIN K_k^  ��������������������������� i 1  'i 1  "VTOW in the time to get  ^ your Valentines, while  the stock is complete and  the selection good.     We  have the choice ones: new  and up-to-date.     All the  Novelties,   and many  of  the kind   that  touch the  heart in the sentimental  corner. Call and look them  over.   They  are sure  to  please you.  i 1  J.I  ��������������������������� y 1  ������������������> I  r_ 1  S- 1  >l  ���������������������������if  1  / 1  *J|  \i  "A  ���������������������������r *  i\  ��������������������������� ���������������������������  n  i;  T^       1        1             1"^               - O---  fcnderby Drug &  Stationery Co.  ['  Enderby  Hotel  The Home of the Old-Timer  and the abode of the New-  Comer. All will find a warm  welcome at the pioneer house  and you'll be made to feel at  home, no matter when you  hang up your hat.  H. W. WRIGHT, Proprietor  Enderby  I  m  m  k_  iter WALKER'S WEEKLY  *___*jwm'gj itou._J���������������������������e^  utilization of shipping points, which,  if brought about the C. P. R. would  give a better freight service than  ever before.  Mr. Morrison stated that as far as  Lie wholesalers were concerned,  whom he was represen.ing from  Winnipeg; they preferred to deal  with a central organization and  would not bother with small individual shippers. The successful  operation of the B. C Exchange  would mean that the vomme of import business from the United States  would decrease and better prices for  the growers would result.       ������������������  The delegates, in the evening,  were entertained at a banquet given  by the citizens Gf Revelstoke under  the auspices of the Board of Trade.  A large number of the business men  of the city were present, all professions being well represented. Prominent among the guests were Hon.  Joseph Martin, Judge Forin and Mr.  Fan-is, of Vancouver; Mr. Robertson, A. G. F. A., C P. R.; Mr. Helme,  superintendent of the Dominion  Express Co., Vancouver, and Mr.  Maxwell Smith, Dominion Fruit Inspector.  The viands provided were choice  and dainty, and full justice to them  was clone. Mayor Lindmark presided  in the chair. Prominent addresses  were delivered by Joseph Martin,  who caused considerable amusement  in his reference to his legal and political connections, Judge Forin, Mr.  Farris and Air. Maxwell Smith, who  enlarged on the fruit industry of B.  C, its great future and progress. He  to ched on the ultimate success of  the Fruit Exchange if handled and  conducted on sound financial and  businesslike basis, and leferred with  much enthusiasm to the unbounded  hospitality of Revelstoke and her  citizens.  At the Wednesday evening  meeting of the Central, the concluding meeting of the convention, Judge Forin was one of the  principal speakers. In his address he pointed out that Ontario  fruit growers were suffering from  the effects of not co-operating,  and allowing the jobbers to get  the upper hand. The growers  now found it impossible to get  together for their own interests.  He urged that for the benefit of  the B. C. fruit industry, as well  as of the individual growers, that  co-operation be brought about,  and that now was the time to get  busy and develop the fruit industry along these lines.  The following officers were  elected: President, J. Johnstone,  Nelson; vice-president, A. J. C.  Clarence, Peachland; sec.-manager, L. M. Hagar, Revelstoke.  Executive board���������������������������J. Johnstone,  Nelson; A. J. C. Clarence, Peachland; C. B. Hume, L. M. Hagar,  H. E. R. Smythe, W. B. Robertson, Revelstoke. Directors���������������������������H.  Puckle, Victoria; P. Wilson, Chil-  liwack; W. T. Slavin, Kamloops;  C. S. Handcock, Enderby; J. L.  Vicary, Peachland; E. W. Mutch,  Penticton; H. E. R. Smythe,  Revelstoke; C. B. Hume, Revelstoke; C. H. Cordy, Summerland.  For Sale  One good general-purpose horse;  also choice of 2 National Cash  Registers, both in pink of condition. See Mr. Wilson re same,  Harvey & Dobson's store.  Reduction in Men's Suits. .'  We are offering Men's and  Boy's suits at cost. Suits,. regular price $9.00 now $7.00; regular  price $15.00 now $12.00; regular  price $20.00 now 17.00. Shirts,  regular price $1.25 now 95 cents.  Wheeler & Evans,  Woven-wir  This Fence is the BEST value there is on the market. It is used extensively by  the Railways in the Prairie Provinces. We carry also an assortment of wire  Gates and Lawn Fences.     Gall and get prices before placing your order for Spring  Fulton's Hardware, Tin and Plumbing Works  CLIFF STREET ENDERBY, B. O _?52!55wr!_5r5!^  ENDERBY, B. C, February 11, 1909  /'/  'J  New Prices in Groceries  We have at last finished our stock taking and re-marking and  start our business year with reduced prices in all lines. We  find our patrons particularly interested in the reductions in our  Grocery Department:       It will pay you to investigate.  Just Unpacked!   Large consignment of  Magic Baking Powder  C   PER   TIN  c  ?  NEW SPRING GOODS ARRIVING  English Prints, Muslins and Ginghams.   These are the  Genuine Crown Brand-the best made.      Solid colors.  No Starch.       Calland see our splendid display.  Enderby Trading Co.Lta  if'  1 V. I  m  i!1  IK WALKER'S WEEKLY  Enderby Fruit & Produce Association, Limited  Financial Statement for Year Ending January 28th, 1909  CENTRAL EXCHANGE ACCOUNT  Account Sales $16,702 92  Less Commission & Insurance  oU_<   _)1  $15,900 71  Cash  $12,848 21  Balance Due ;      3,052 50  $157900 71  GROWERS' ACCOUNT  Cash received from Central Exchange, $12,848 21  Distributed to Growers $11,945 24  Commission :        747 80  Balance at Bank .$ 222  Less Working Account,    67 15  Bal. to be Distributed  155 17  $12,848 21  WORKING AND LOCAL TRADING ACCOUNT  Receipts.  Stock Sold $   444 00  Call of $1 per member,   acct. Central....       29 00  Commission on Shipments 747 80  "   Local Sales..       19 03  Proceeds Sundry Sales���������������������������  Peaches ..$129 20  Spraying Material 47 80  Sacks        8 40  Paper       29 88  Labels ...    35 31  Boxes 561 95    812 54  ������������������  $2,052 37  Disbursements  Salaries ;...$ 550 00  Warehouse and Plants (Purchase)...,.... 367 50  Stationery, Printing, etc  120 63  Travelling Expenses       19 90  Sundry Expenses:  Pre-paid freight, fire insurance,  rent and demurage...       151   23  Sundry Purchases:  . Peaches  $ 85 55  Spraying Material 47 95  Sacks 8 40  Paper  38 40  Labels 36 60  Boxes  557_46    774 36  Balance:  At Bank 67 15  On Hand        1 60      68 75  $2,052 37  Statement^  ,4 suets  Cash  At Bank                      ... $   222 32 !  .  On hand .; ,       .         1 60    223 92 j  Due from Central Exchange    3,052 50  Sundry Accounts:  Material sold to Growers,  Sundry sales   114 20  (> 19     120 39  Warehouse and Plant .       367 50  $3,764 31  NOTE���������������������������This statement does not include '100 boxes of apples on  consignment at Vancouver. C. E. STRICKLAND.  i Liabilities  j To be distributed to Growers:  j Shipments to Central Exchange:  Balance on hand $   155 17  due, $3,052 50  LessCommission,   152 62 2,899 88  Local Sales 7.7...     47 79 2,947 67  Central Exchange:  Call of $1 per Member ,      58 00  Capital Stock $   580 00  Not yet paid........      136 00  Paid up "...7.7.7"    444 00  Balance of Assets over Liabilities       314 64  __$3^16T31  C. E. STRICKLAND,  Sec.-Treas.  Robt. P. Wright, Auditor. ENDERBY,'.B.C February 11, 1909  ^  ASSIGNEE  SALE!  $20,000  STOCK  The Inspectors have instructed the Assignee for the  Harvey & Dobson Estate to give the buying public  the   opportunity   of  Purchasing  Goods  At Prices never before heard  of in this Valley  Store now closed for Stock Taking  Will Open  MONDAY  Feb. 15th, 1909  ��������������������������� H  The ENTIRE STOCK MUST be sold in 60 days.  Watch this space weekly for Bargains.  sales people wanted. yj y WILSON, Manager  ill  \%\  \ v\  I I'j'J WALKER'S WEEKLY  Standard Bred  S. C. White  Leghorns  From CAPT. MITCHELL'S  famous laying strain, Santa  Barbara, Cal. Selected for  great layers by the HOGAN  System.  Average clear profit per bird, 1906 $ 2.70  1907 ......    3.20  This year I expect to do better still  All drones severely weeded  out.       You get  eggs from nothing but heavy layers.  EGGS FOR HATCHING  , $2 for 15;, $6 for 50; $10 for 100  $80 for 1000  Order early; I am getting orders now. I had  great difficulty in filling all the orders last  year. ERNEST T.  HANSON,  Cowichan Station, Vancouver's Island, B.C.  Birds of Highest  Quality  For Exhibition and Breeding  The Poultry Show  The general impression given by  the Northern Okanagan Poultry Association's first winter show, held at  Enderby. is very favorable.  Louis J. Ball, of the Vernon News,  writes: "We trust that this may be  only a start and promise of what is  to be, for this industry should develop into a very considerable one  in the near future."  Commenting on the show, the  Armstrong Advertiser says:  "The first poultry exhibition ever  held in the Okanagan was on in Enderby last week; though the entries  were not large, the birds were, a fine  lot.    We  regretted  to notice an al-  H. E. WABY  Enderby, B. C.  F. Jamieson  219 Kingston St.  Victoria, B.C.  Breeder of S. C. Black and White  Minorcas, S. C. White and Brown  Leghorns, Ploudans. Stock for sale at  reasonable prices. EGGS: Leghorns,  $2.50 per setting; Minorcas and Hou-  dans, S3.00 per setting. Satisfaction  Guaranteed.  Bred to LAY  WHITE WYANDOTTES !  Strength, Vigor, and Productiveness, combined  with Standard Breeding. Eggs. $2 per Betting;  $7 per 100.      Fine young stock for sale.  SPENCER    PERC1VAL  Svnnyside Ranch Pender Island, B. C  We can   still show  the Goods  Some   prime   stall-fed   beef on  ���������������������������"rCut^aVt4ie^presentttime^;':j^-  Breeder of Red Polled  Cattle  Winner of 2nd and 3rd in 3-days' Dairy Contest  1907  High-class Poultry:   Ringlet Barred Rocks, S. C.  Brown Leghorns, Buff Orpingtons.  LAYERS and WINNERS -  Egg and Stock For Sale  R.   BLACKBURN  "CITY MEAT MARKET  Our  Sausage is still a  Leader  Fish and Poultry  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  Brundish & Baird  Plain and Ornamental  PLASTERING, LATHING  Brick and Cement work.     Hard   Wall  work a specialty.  Fresh Meats  of all kinds.   Fish and Poultry  -��������������������������� -- - ^ ��������������������������� ���������������������������in^season  A share of your patronage is solicited. Metcalfe Block, Cliff  St.,  Enderby.     Town delivery.  The      schoolmaster      asked      the  pupils:     "Suppose in a family there  are  five children  and  a  mother  has  only   four   potatoes   between   them.  Now,  she wants to give every child  an .equal  share.    What is she going  to do?"    Silence reigned in the room.  Everybody calculated very hard, till  a little boy stood up, and gave the  unexpected answer: "Mash the  potatoes, sir."���������������������������Christian Register.    I  most entire absence of entries from  Armstrong, Mr. Marshall being the  only exhibitor from our district.  Poultry is not the least important industry of the Spallumcheen, and if  the farmers will not take interest  enough in an exhibition that is for  their own benefit, they cannot expect  others to. We hope that future exhibitions will see our farmers  throwing off their lethargy and making the exhibition a success. Enderby is to be congratulated on undertaking this important work and thoroughly deserves great credit, and we  wish her every success in future  shows."  In the Kelowna Courier the following appreciation appears:  "Having attended and exhibited at  the Northern Okanagan Poultry Association's show held at Enderby on  January 2 8, 29 and 30 last, I would  WM ELSON  Merchant Tailor   Enderby, B.C.  Begs to call the attention of hip friends and the  public to the fact that he has opened for business  as above, opposite the new Baptist Church, cor.  Mill and George Sts., and solicits the favor of  your patronage.  'Want AdsTTheyhave proved  money makers for others.  They are appreciated by the  buyer, as they enable him to  quickly locate the place where  he can find his requirements.  Wil' ������������������������������������������������������;_ find your business  represented?  %**���������������������������* :>.������������������%'?*������������������  \ If you have a prize bird or a  I prize pen for sale now and  then, or have settings of  eggs for sale, put a small  want ad in WALKER'S  WEEKLY, and you will  find plenty of buyers. Send  two cents with every word to  The Walker Press  PRINTERS and  PUBLISHERS  ,ENDERB Y,   BRITISH COLUMBIA /������������������  ENDERBY, B. C, February 11, 1909  fir  like to let our local fanciers know  something about it. Except for the  number of birds shown���������������������������only about  two hundred���������������������������it was a great success.  The show was held in the Knights of  Pythias Hall, a brick building and  lighted by electricity, and kept at a  warm and. even temperature. Birds  were shown from nearly as far west  as Vancouver, and from the east as  far as Manitoba. The judging was  done by the score card system by Dr.  A. W. Bell, a well-known fancier and  one of the foremost judges in Can.  ada. The Association was fortunate  in being able to secure his services,  but had to time their show to fit his  engagements at Calgary and Edmonton, which was the reason for holding it in January. It was to be regretted that more poultrymen did  not avail themselves of having some  of their birds judged, for they might  then have found out, as I did, that  they possessed better stock than they  were aware of. The management  undertook to sell at a charge of ten  per cent., and I was enabled to dispose of some of my exhibits at fancy  prices. The judge was most obliging in explaining where defects lay,  so that a novice could get valuable  information, and be better prepared  for future shows.  "I can assure any local poultry-  men that if they will exhibit at the  next poultry show in Enderby, they  will receive every attention and learn  a great deal; and in. all probability  find good opportunities for selling  and exchanging birds. The management are deserving of the greatest  praise for the methodical way in  which they conducted their show and  the care that they took of the exhibits, as well as for the courteous  11'ea-t-men-fc���������������������������a-cco r d-ed���������������������������v-isi tor-sr   Bank of Montreal  Established 1817  Capital, $14,400,000 Rest, $12,000,000  Undivided Profits,  $699,969.88  Honorary President,  Rt. Hon. LORD STRATHCONA, MOUNT ROYAL. G. C M. G.  President, Hon.   SIR GEORGE DRUMMOND, K. C. M. G.  Vice-President and General Manager.   SIR EDWARD CLOUSTON, Bart.  Head Office, Montreal. London Office, 46-47 Threadneedle St. E.C.  A General Banking Business Transacted  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ^?jg%������������������ ������������������������������������$;,������������������*  Branches in Okanagan District: Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland  G. A. HENDERSON, Esq,. Manager .      A. E. TAYLOR, Sub-Agent Enderby  "At the close of the show a banquet was held, to which exhibitors  were invited, and which was most  enjoyable. Many sp_akevs commended the enterprise of Enderby's citizens, declaring they would return  with some surprises at "the next exhibition. Yours truly, T. Cockburn  Kerr."  I can tell you it isn't very pleasant  to l)c haled to court, even though you  be as innocent as the new-born babe.'  If guilty you must put up the best  front you can, trust in your lawyers  and keep your powder dry. A recent  trial reminds me of the old darky  who-was charged with chicken stealing. Thing's looked pretty black for  him. To expedite matters, the magistrate said: "Uncle Homer, I assume  that what you desire here is justice?"  "Naw, sah, yo' honor," replied the  veteran of many rooses. "Ah ain't  lookin' fur no justice. Ah wants de  case dismissed."  Finest in the Country  i 'Enderby is a charming villiage with city 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  Taddy 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, which is an added attraction for tourists."  (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.)  King Edward Hotel, SLiMURPHY Enderby  THE BEST CLAY IN THE VALLEY, well-burnt, makes the    o      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 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  Livery I Feed Stables  -,Remember-yo-ur_horse:-Eeed-him-well__and he_ll serve you  right.    Leave   him  with us when   you   come  to   town.  EVANS & MACK ENDERBY  James Mowat g������������������������������������5������������������  ENDERBY,    B. C.  Fire Insurance in first-class companies.     Accident Insurance  REASONABLE TERMS WRITE FOR LIST  Working Harness, Saddles, Repairing  Anything you need, in stock  J. W. Evans,?NAnRS,R^KER Enderby  ^?AND REPAIRER  Pq^tyVII Rt Pa Plumbing and  \jdl I Oil C������������������ KjV. Furnace 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  ''������������������������������������������������������I  .1.1 WALKER'S WEEKLY  IN   THE   CHURCHES  rU-ILTRCH OF ENGLAND. St. George's Church,  ^ Services ovary Sunday at 1] a. m. and 7:30 p.  m. Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 a. m. and  1st Sunday in month at 1L a. m. during December,  January and February. Litany, Friday,  7.45 j). m. Choir rehearsal, Friday, 8 p.m. North  Enderby at 3 p.m. every alternate Sunday, commencing July 12th. Mara, at 3.00 p.m.every alternate Sunday, commencing July 5th. All cordially invited.    Rev. J. Leech-Porter, B.D., Vicar  METHODIST CHURCH���������������������������Young People's meet-  iY-L ing, Sunday, 7 p. m.; Preaching every  Sunday, 7:30 p. m.; Junior Epworth League,  Tuesday, 3:-15 p. m.; Prayer Meeting, Tuesday,  7:30 p. m.; Class Meeting, S;15 p. m. (immediately  after the prayer meeting); Sundav School. 2.30 p.  m. A. N. MILLER, Pastor.  pRES YTERIAN CHURCH-Sunday School.  ���������������������������*��������������������������� 9:45 a. m.; Church service. 11 a. m.: Young  People's meeting, Wednesday, Sp.m.  D. CAMPBELL, Pastor.  "DAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday School, 10 a. m.;  -L> 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 & Mack.  POST OFFICE  TJOURS���������������������������S a. m. to 6:30 p. m.; mails close, south-  ���������������������������*������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������    bound, 10:00 a.m.; northbound, 4:00 p. m.  SMALL DEBTS COURT   QITS every Saturday, by appointment at 2 p. m.  ^- Graham Rosoman, Police and Stipendiary  Magistrate.  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  ���������������������������       Auctioneer  Debt Collector  Real Estate & General  Agent  Intermediary  -En g! e rby-rJBr 0t    w.  E. BANTON,  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public, Conveyancer,  etc.  Offices/Bell Block,. Enderby,B.C.  pLAUDE R JONES,  ^<J   ARCHITECT  CONSULTING ENGINEER  FOR HEATING AND  VENTILATING  INSTALLATIONS.  VERNON                   B. C.  pETT_R~BlJR^    Dominion & Provincial  Land Surveyor  Enderby, B. C.  Merit Fittingly  Recognised  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Morrison  and children left Enderby" last  Friday evening for Arrowhead,  where Mr. Morrison has entered  upon his duties as station agent.  They were given a splendid send-  off by a large crowd of Enderby  citizens. Mayor Bell, on behalf  of the business people and citizens generally, made a presentation to Mr. and Mrs. Morrison,  and handed to Mr. Morrison an  address which read:  On this, the eve of your departure  from our midst, we, your business  associates of Enderby, desire to express  to you and your estimable Wife our  sincere good wishes for your future  happiness.  While regretting the circumstances  which call you to other fields of labor,  we are glad to know that the move is  in the way of promotion, and what is  our loss is your gain. We sincerely  hope that your faithful services to the  Company you so ably represent will  meet with full reward in the years to be.  We beg you to accept the accompanying articles as a slight recognition  of the cordial relations existing between  us, and wish you and yours continued  happiness and prosperity.  A. E. Taylor E. R. Peel  H. H. Worthington F. Pyman  Jas. Evans Geo. Bell  A. Reeves A. Fulton  W. T. Holtby G. R. Sharpe  H. N. Hendrickson G. H. Smedley  W. J. Lemke W. H. Wright  R. E. Wheeler        J. W. Evans  H. M. Walker  Mr. Morrison's many friends  will be pleased to learn that a  ^message-has-been���������������������������recei-vedrs-t-a-  ting that the work at Arrowhead  is less laborious than that at the  Enderby station, and the position enables Mr. Morrison to get  more out-of-door exercise.  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.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.  Moffet's Best is made in the  largest and most modern  mill in British Columbia  It is sold by all enterprising  Grocers  Made only from Hard Wheat  The first Canadian Flour  ever shipped by the Pacific  to U. K. ports  When you buy this flour you  not only get the BEST  bread flour made, but are  contributing your mite to  support a local industry.  The Columbia Flouring Mills  Company,   Ltd.  Enderby B.    C.  FredL 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.  HENRYS  For the  Farm  and Garden  Seeds, Trees, Plants  and Bulbs.     Homegrown and  thoroughly tested.  140-Page Catalogue FREE  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver,B.C  J. F. PRINGLE  W. M.  V.  C. BRJMACOMB1  Secretary  URSERIES  I. O. O. F.  Eureka Lodge. No. 50  Meets every Tuesday  evening at 8 o'clock, in I. 0.  0. F. hall.  Metcalf  block.    Visiting brothers al-  wavs   welcome.     H.  N.  Hendrickson,  N. G., A.  Reeves. Sec'y. J. B. Gaylord, P. G., Treas.  F.T.TURNER  Plumbing and  Steam Fitting  All kinds of Tin and Zinc Articles Repared  Rear Evans Blk Enderby irvWa***.*���������������������������1 ���������������������������������������������*! W(fK*V  p:  ���������������������������Si  /7  ENDERBY, B. C, February 11, 1909  :������������������������������������������������������*...>' <���������������������������*!_...���������������������������-  J    '  . .L,L  /_. _Ve2(; Business Established  Our readers will have noticed  that in our last issue , there appeared a new Professional Card;  that of Mr. W. Allan Dobson,  which is repeated in this issue,  and will, we presume continue in  future. Mr. Dobson will, within  a few days, issue a circular to  the public, but it will be no  breach of confidence for us to  outline his proposed sphere of  usefulness, and it is one which  we are glad to see filled, and  which the public will undoubtedly appreciate. Of the real estate  business, little need be said. Mr.  Dobson proposes to work on  somewhat novel lines, which he  will himself explain; but his  other callings touch us more  closely. Enderby now has her  own auctioneer, and we hope  that the monthly   sales of mis  cellaneous property, which Mr.  >Dobson will hold, will be well  supported and well attended. It  will indeed be a boon to be able  to send all that old accumulation  of, to us, useless domestic and  other articles, to such a sale and  turn them into cash; and the  man or woman who wants and  buys them for an old song, will  be equalled pleased.  The collection of debts is always a distateful job, and yet it  must be done. Mr. Dobson offers  to do it for us, and as many of  our readers know already his  ability in this direction we prophesy no lack of support in the  collection of those old "snags."  The position of an intermediary  is a difficult one. It requires for  the successful accomplishment of  its mission much tact, the capacity for logical argument, and  facility of expression both con-  W JWW_1_1._J������������������,X.'--JL-J___73  *______  ������������������_���������������������������  *s>  ^  _   >^v .   f _T c^fW Ii' {-'   '-"'���������������������������s^  _i~_:_,--^r hy ���������������������������^^/#_Eh___)  x  tjn^li V ___^J_d������������������__7   \  EEDUOES   THOSE  BAKING   HOURS!  Why have an oven  sufficient only for three  pies when "Sask>alta"  "Range "oven wilTTaEe  four pies and other  cooking? The more  baking space you hav)  ���������������������������the less fuel you use���������������������������the less work you do.  Fuel and work are just about the main items  of expense in the  kitchen.     "Sask-alta"  Range saves both  for you.  versationally and in correspondence. To close a deal, adjust a  difference without recourse to  law, acquire desirable information secretly, and so on, are but  a few of the many functions of  an intermediary. At some time  or another we have all felt the  want of a reliable man to whom  we could confide business of this  nature, and we feel confident  that many of our readers will be  glad to avail themselves of Mr.  Dobson's services in this capacity,  and we bespeak for him that  share of our readers' patronage  and support which his enterprise  and ability merit.  WANTED-Hen   for Setting.  Apply, G. H. Smedley, Enderby.  Manitoba White Fish, at Geo.  R. Sharpe's.  STATISTICS IN MEDICIi  .1_T  OLD REMEDIES RETAIN THEIR  POPULARITY  Investigations oi French Physicians  Show that Large-. Production of  Synthetic Medicines is Not  Crowding Out the Old Favorites.  A late despatch from Paris s:iys:���������������������������  Prof:'. Grimbert presented a notable  paper before the Academy oi: Medicine on therapeutic tendencies in the  last ten years. Basing his figures  on medicines furnished to 210 large  asylums and hospitals by the State  Pharmacy, . he finds that the old-  fashioned medicines -retain their  popularity.  An  expert authority  on  being interviewed states thai the tendencies  of the medical  profession in Canada  arc   along   exactly   the   same   lines,  -lie...g.i yes_.t. 11 e__ fp 11 o \v i n g o 1 d -1'as hi o n cd  *_������������������___  London 8 ojonto, Montreal Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, Hamilton, _a.l&ar}  A. FULTON  ENDERBY  vegetable mixture as the safest and  best treatment for all stomach and  liver troubles, constipation, disorder  of the kidneys and bladder, aud  states that many or the loading  physicians use these ingredients in  some form, often by some fancy and  cx!>('i:s:vo name: I'luid Kxtra.ct Cns-  cara, ',_ oz.; Compound Syrup- -of  h'hubaib, I o/,.; I'Muid lOxtract Cnr-  riana Compound, 1 oz.; Compound  Syrup Sarsaparilla, 5 ox.. Take one  teaspoon ful after each meal and at  bedtime.  Tlrs acts in a pleasant way, and  is free from the bad effects of strong  purgatives  and   synthetics.  YV'o  advise all  our  readers to  cut  this valuable formula out and use it.  Any  druggist   can   supply .these   i:\-  ���������������������������grcdienls  at a  small  expense.     You  can mix them at home if you prefer.  Buy   and  boost  home products. ������������������W_W)ii ptfwyy^i ���������������������������*��������������������������� i i. ��������������������������� i.i   -n ���������������������������JL^m.'JULIIiPiJ-  WALKER'S WEEKLY  ��������������������������� my mmii  A LQNOON DOCTOR  Tells   How   to   Cure   Stomach   and  Liver  Troubles.  A. distinguished London physician  during the course of a recent lecture  on stomach .and liver troubles, gives  the   following   advice:���������������������������  "Be moderate in the use of heavy,  rich foods. Do not eat hurriedly,  and thoroughly masticate the food.  If your habits are sedentary, take a  moderate amount of exercise before  retiring and immediately upon arising. .Do not use1 strong cathartic  pills, many of which are advcrt:sed  as sure cures, but in reality do in-  iurv bv weakening the svstem. If  you find it necessary to use any laxative, stick to rho old-fashioned vegetable mixture, viz.: Fluid Kxtiact  Cascara. V> oz.; Compound Syrup of  Phubarb. .1. oz.; Fluid Extract Car-  riana Compound. "I, oz.; Co;-1, pound  Syrup  Sarsaparilla.  5  oz.  Take one teaspoonfu'l after fnch  meal and  at bedtime.  This acts in a gentle, natural wav,  and is fret? from the weakening effects of strong purgatives.  The    ingredients   can    be   bought  separately, and anyone can mix thorn  at  home.    'This in form a Con0 will  be  of   benefit   to   our   readers,   and   is  -worth keeping.  When you can  build a home to  About Naturalnes  s  (Hank Reklaw in Und or the Pines)  'When we meet a man of marked  personality we do not have to be reminded   of   the   fact.     We   know   it  without   being   told.     Not   that   he  wears  any  mark  of distinction outwardly.     J-le   may   be.,   indeed,    he  usually is, dressed very comely.    His  poise   is   easy   and   demeanor   nuiet.  We  do  not know  -why but we  look  him over from head to foot and then  proceed   to   wonder   what   there   is  about him  that attracts.     It's magnetism, Ave are told, and let it go at  that,  believing  that  God  made him  with   a   little   dynamo   stored   away  somewhere about the waistcoat.  But it is no such thing. The man  is not magnetic; he is just natural.  A long time ago he lost himself iu  his work, and Nature found him and j  put a light in him that shines and  shines.  The trouble with most of us today  is that we are so unnatural that Nature- can't use us for anything and  letsrus jog along any old way and all  the while we think we're going some.  The fact is we are just cheap misfits,  tossed into the basket on the bargain counter. Because we failed to  develop the character Nature set  apart for us, we lose our chance.  And we flock like sheep.  When Nature leaves us to ourselves because we 'failed to do her  bidding, we fix ourselves up like  dolls, and "play house" in the baby  show of fashion.  What Is natural about us takes to  the hills. We fain would do and  dare but when the opportunity comes  we side step and bob along with the  multitude.    And when we have thus  a tinny taste; we then think as  fashion dictates, and Nature turns  away in disgust.  Watch Enderby grow !  i  ENDERBY'S  FURNITURE   STORE  _������������������_��������������������������� _&���������������������������  ___  and see my line of  y Clsairs  locks  ������������������������������������5?  Morn  "Ch  airs  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.  _,  nn  W TDV  I  _._������������������__  l i  _,  Furniture Dealer and Undertaker  BRADLEY BLK.        ENDERBY  i  Seasoned  Lumber    j  Always on Hand I  also a full line of building material. Estimates cheerfully  furnished.  A. R. Rogers Lumber Co.  Limited  Enderby B. C.  K \  "sidetracked WILL a few times, and  silenced ambition with a shot of  goocifellowdine���������������������������just to be sociable,  yon know���������������������������we find it's no trick at  all to fall in line with the gang.  And we move���������������������������backward. By and  by we have gone..so far. out of the  course Nature mapped ou( for us  that we could not know if we would  l lie way bach'.  And (hero are no short-cuts, cross  lots.     We   must  go   the   whole   way  wifli  Nature or not at all.    The mo- \  ment we can our ideas they take on !  MI_    _ju    __ot_*  Contractor and Builder, Enderby  Cement Blocks and Exshaw Portland Cement on hand���������������������������the best  on the market. All kinds of  cement w o r k and masonry  promptly attended to.  IMA >u  JOh __,S  ^o        J?   \J   I ^   ___  &_?  Contractor and Builder  Estimates furnished on all  work, and contracts personally- attended to.   EN D E R U Y,    B. C.    Electric Lights  and Fixtures  F.  V.  MOFFET  Ms  Enderby  :J!n_������������������_aj_������������������*SM*,5^t:s^____^r������������������rr^^^  ^1H In  JWJ^ MzveS ������������������������������������___:  HIGHEST IN QUALITY OF PROVED GERMINATING POWER'  SEND FOR HANDSOME CATALOGUE  The Brackman-Ker Milling Co. Ltd. ������������������r H  *���������������������������    ^ w ��������������������������� v  P   N"'w*   *-������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������  86 Hastings St. West, Vancouver, B.C.

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