BC Historical Newspapers

BC Historical Newspapers Logo

BC Historical Newspapers

Enderby Press and Walker's Weekly Dec 4, 1913

Item Metadata

Download

Media
xenderby-1.0178904.pdf
Metadata
JSON: xenderby-1.0178904.json
JSON-LD: xenderby-1.0178904-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): xenderby-1.0178904-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: xenderby-1.0178904-rdf.json
Turtle: xenderby-1.0178904-turtle.txt
N-Triples: xenderby-1.0178904-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: xenderby-1.0178904-source.json
Full Text
xenderby-1.0178904-fulltext.txt
Citation
xenderby-1.0178904.ris

Full Text

Array <"'  -i , -r.oj ^.-*i f- ^r���������������������������������������������p<|VSIWT>C.-|  .//  Enderby, B.C., December 4, 1913  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  /AAyfWy^  ^s=m 6; No: 40; Whole No. 300  Local News of General- Interest and General News of Local Interest  ENDERBY NEWS IN BRIEF  Born���������������������������At the Cottage Hospital, on  Wednesday eve., Dec. 3rd, 1913, to Mr  and Mrs. J. Victor Mills, a daughter.  Born���������������������������At the Cottage Hospital, on  Wednesday morning, Dec. 3rd, to Mr.  and Mrs. Chas. Imanaka, a son.  Born���������������������������On Sunday, Nov. 30th, to  Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Rodie, a daughter. T  Mi\ and Mrs.   J.  S.  Johnstone, ac-[ CITY COUNCIL MEETING  companied  by   their    daughter,  Mrs.     ,-,    Wm. Glenn, left.on Tuesday to spend'   The   regular    meeting    of <he Oity  the winter months with friends and  relatives in the Northwest and Manitoba points. They expect to return  eariy in the Spring months.  Council was held on Monday evening,  the Mayor and all'   members present.  After the   reading    of the minutes  have the  necessary    papers  prepared!'    -P. H. MURPHY HOME AGAIN  and signed. -' |          ._ ������������������  A   communication    was -read from     Mr- p-  Hl  Murphy   returned    from"  Mr.  J, E.  Crane -asking the Council.the  Eastern   states    on    Wednesday,  to rebate the water rate paid by him,'He 4id ���������������������������t return   alone.     It was a  ior 'his building on Cliff street while j pleasant surprise to his many friends  and cleaning up of the business' grow-  it was   occupied by    Miss     Carlson, jto learn^that he was accompanied by  i.  Mr.and Mrs. Roderick Dale have removed from Grindrod to Mara.  Dr.    Crawford    moved   his     dental  ollice .to Salmon Arm this week.    He  will keep one chair here.  Mr. and Mrs. W.  J. Woods .vo pp.  . joying  a   visit   from    thjir  m- th''-,  ������������������������������������������������������Mrs. Woods,-from the coast;  Most of our worries and difficulties  come from . our trying -to get more  o.ut of life than we put into it.  The following officers were elected,ing therefrom, the xollowing letter  at "the last meeting of the local K. iwas read .from Messrs. Whiteside,  ol P. lodge:-C. C.,"T. H." Calder; V. {Edmonds & Whiteside, ��������������������������� of New Wcst-  C, P. Miller; Prel., R. H." Crane;~ M.,jminster, solicitors for the Okanagan  of W., Chas. Hawkins; M. of A"., 'J  Folkard; M. of F., R.  J: Coltart; M  of E., R. % Johnstone; K. of R. S.  C. E. StricklandjwI. G., E. Hark'ins;  0. G,, T. E. Rodie.  To be lost in the streets of Grindrod is a novel sensation. This happened    to    two   good    ladies of the  ****���������������������������  orchard land, property one evening a-,  week' ago. ' They, were lost on Bellevue street, we-are informed,. near the  corner of Broadway, where the -under  .  (ground railway    transfers-its,passen-  '.c-'W: Lamport;.of ���������������������������Edmonton,.' was injgers-to,- the" high-level   to-take, the  -' Enderby' this week,   looking into the'elevated..  \ '" ,_ $ A    ._   ������������������������������������������������������'values of land in this district.    --   *- '   There is no truth in the report cur-  . The-bricklayers���������������������������have-' made rapid rf*rit in some   ofr-'-the    papers to the  ������������������������������������������������������- progress; on -the    walls - -oi  -ihe. ;jrin/,effect' that" orders had- been .issued ;by  .hall the past week or ten "days.       -     t'ie Railway ^'Commission compelling  -'"Foreman"'" Calnan /is ' finishing- thef".lway -companies "to take"day-coach'  work .on the Provincial jail, and will'Passengers' on.   .through trains equip.-  havc the"contract    completed .within ,ped    with  -Pullman   accommodations  the. next week.   . '       ���������������������������'     -     ���������������������������' on]y-     The matter has been brought  "-.������������������  r   tr   n   -T      ' ml-       '     to the attention of the Railway Corn-  Mrs. H. B.  James,.an old timer-of   '{__���������������������������_.       .   x -   -      '  , ,  ,,    " - .,    .. .    CT    .   . . mission, , but . no   such-   orders .have  Mara, now resident in- Saskatchewan, ,b       issued    -'-'���������������������������'  is on'."a "visit to her mother, Mrs. W.  Cadden, of Mara.  A communication   of much interest  "received from- Mr; Bernard Rosoman,  Grindrod,  was    received too late, for  publication in this issue.  St. 'George's Church services,   Sun-  The bazaar given by the W. A." of  St. George's church ' Tuesday after  noon in.the Parish Hall, was a flattering, success, the sales, etc., netting  the "Auxiliary something, over ������������������140.  The Parish Hall. was crowded, both  afternoon and evening.     The concert  day, Dec. 7th: H. C, 8 a.m.; Mattins in the evening   was    greatly enjoyed  10:15;- Choral; Eucharist, 11;  Sunday  School, 2:30.     At Mara, 3; Evensong  7:30.   R. E.  Wheeler returned_.from_Win-  K  I  *  t  X  ?'  fc  nipeg on Saturday, where 'he has put  in the past few weeks taking his examination in the Government military school.  Contractor Ruttan moved the Carefoot dwelling from the school property to the foundation laid for the  building across Knight street, the  past lew daysi  W. J. Woods is getting his Lawes  hill property in condition for big development in the spring. Mr. Woods  has in mind the erection of a handsome residence on this enviable home  site.  Messrs. W. H. nnd F, G. Moore, of  Saskatchewan, arrived in Enderby on  Tuesday, called to the bedside of  their father, Mr. Wm. Moore, who is  seriously ill at his home on Railway  avenue.  Mr. C. Hi Reeves is visiting bis  brother, Arthur, and enjoying the  big out-of-doors in the hills and  valleys in the vicinity of Enderby,  after months in the river clime at  New Westminster.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Byrnes left on  Wednesday on a visit of three or  four weeks to their old home town,  Thurso, Que. They will also spend  some days in Winnipeg, Brandon and  Moosejaw, returning early in the new  year.  A special meeting of the Northern  Okanagan Farmers'* Institute will be  held in Mara Hall on Saturday, Dec.  Gth, at 2 p.m. for ehe purpose of  drafting resolutions to tbe Central  Farmers' Institute and election of  delegate.  Telephone Company: ,  , "Your letter of- the 13th inst has  been"handed to us "for reply. We  wish to point 'out. to you ior the  benefit of your municipal council that'  the agreement in - question purports  to confer powers, on the Company  which the Company already possessed  by statute, and" is - therefore entirely  unnecessary so far--as it assu'mes to  affect the right _ of the Company to  carry- on -business.   - - - ���������������������������    .     - - " -"  --"It-, is .-probably";as weir that your  council "should _'-take- .act"ion.":in the  courts -_to"test; the validity of the  agreement; as;-we.' shall then know  definitely1 where ' we stand, and ^possibly "future operations may be carried on without further friction:" I  i-'   -      J ���������������������������t-^r-r-^   .. '.       ;r-������������������ ...  ,, The matter was. referred "to" Messrs"  Billings &.Coch"rane.to reply, it being  the opinion of ' the members of the  Council that if there was any testing  of the validity of the agreement to  be/done it should be" done, by the  telephone company, after the City  had exercised its' option given in the  agreement. :  The-regulation by-law providing for  "an emergency loan from the banik for"  current'expenditures, in the sum of  $1,000, was passed.  The finance- committee recommended  It was so ordered. .'Mrs.Murphy, nee Miss-Laura Brogan,  rA- letter from Mr. ' Jas. Dagg ask- sweetheart of childhood^days.     They  ing for two streets lights on /Vernon  Road - between the entrance to the  recreation ground' and his residence:  also that''a sidewalk- be,Jaid"to his  place.     The lights were" granted.       *���������������������������  VERNON POULTRY  SHOW  by - all, the   many    popular local en- Payment of the following:     -  tertainers' eclipsing themselves in the Citv oi' Enderby,    to provide  selections rendered.  We^are^in=rex:eipt=rof=the-prospectus-  of the Wylle-Hooper Garbage & Ref  use Destructor, of Vancouver. Mr.  Hooper is well known in this vicinity  and his many friends will wish him  the most liberal success in the new-  venture. The Destructor is designed  to be constructed in units, which  may be added to as requirements increase. The_ designers will sell .the  rights "to use their patents, including  plans and detail, to cities for a nominal sum. In this way a city may  erect the Destructor by day labor, or  let tho contract to local contractors,  and at the same time effect a saving  to the city.  "Principal Calder wishes to acknowledge on behah of the public school,  receipt ol the following books to be  laced in the school library: "The  Seige of Giberalter," from J. Crane;  "The Habitant Poems," and "Glengarry School Days," from J. Newby.  A meeting of those interested in  curling was held at the oflice of T.  E. Rodie last Friday evening to con  sider the re-organization of the Enderby Curling Club for the opening  season. A large number were in attendance, and it was decided to get  the rinks in shape for the first cold  weather. President Mack was detailed to solicit members, and at last  accounts was assured of a sufficient  number to make up eight rinks.  for sinking funds  A. $3,119.71  T__H,^Hatcher,=two^weeks-board====^  Don't scold, boast, parade or belli-  ake. Just live, laugh, love���������������������������and DO  the things worth while.  C. G. Piper is   finishing the paint-  Miss Carlson  2    20.00  Union Bank, ioterest coupons... 150.00  Bank Montreal, interest do ... 180.00  Okanagan Saw Mills, lumber... 32.49  The Walker   Press,  printing ...     3.75  R   C.  Carson,  wages      12.70  H   R.  Wilson,  wages      10.05  T. Robinson,  wages     27.00  T.   Kneal, wages  ������������������������������������������������������. _ 24.80.  J. C. Dagg, wages       6.00  R. Bailey, wages       7.50  A. Reeves, stationery       4.70  Aldermen Teece, Hartry and Grant  were appointed to - sit as a Court of  Revision on tne Voters' List for 1914  in tho City Hall on Dec. 10th...  The statutory resolution covering  the matter of the January elections  was passed;  A letter was read from Mr. Geo.  Bell in thc matter of frontage tax,  and the Clerk was instructed to  write Mr. Bell stating that it was  not within the power of the City  to alter any local improvement levy  now made.  The matter of lane through block  13, between Cliff and Russell streets  from Vernon Road to George streets,  was brought up, and the Council  expressed its readiness to put tne  matter through, provided a majority  of the property owners would sign a  petition asking that the improvement  be made under the Local Improvement By-law.  The matter of cleaning up and getting deeds to several small fractions  of land turned over to the city in the  The Okanagan ^Poultry Show, which  was held, this-year at'-Vernon, on  Wednesday, "Thursday and' Friday of  last week?- was very "successful-in the  matter of- 'quality, ' but only partly  successful in point of numbers."-] The  total number of-birds, shown .wasT532,  only '&-, small fraction ' going' froni .the  northern;end:.of; the Valley.'-'-'in'-the  White .Wyandotte class, it'-was one of  the finest-- competitions'"Judged, by  Mr. H.'H:-'Collier,"the' finished "poultry expert; from _the state"1 ^ Wash.  ingtpnVin .recent .years.- ' The bird to  get into: the. -winning ' class in; this"  breed had'to be a beauty. ' It "was  therefore all the "more to'the credit  of the Barnum - poultry ' yards that  they ��������������������������� were able to rtake one 4th and  two'5th" prizes .on the'young birds  shown in this class.  -  There were 90. White Wyandottes" in  the "show, or nearly - one-fifth,of the  total. The "winning cock and hen  were distinct beauties, the property  of the .Brown fancy'feathered yards.  Vernon. The winning cockerel in  this -class was said by Mr. Collier i c  be the finest .bred bird he had.han.  died in two season's judging, anc,  was the property    of T.  Boies,  Oka  nagan Landing.  In this connection, much credit ir  due Mr. Wilkinson. The Barnuir  poultry yards were in thc shell last  April. In eight months he and hi,<  assistant, an experienced poultrymai  from the Old Country, have raised a  fine lot of birds, and at the samv  time cut most .of the chicken runs  out-of the'bushr- They "made aTfim  showing in the white class, thei*'  birds going into the box in beautlm]  condition but undeveloped in breast  and plumage,  In white Leghorns there was another strong class, thc birds being of  great quality and big in number. In  this class H. F. Cowan carried ofi  1st and 2nd in hens.  Jn Plymouth Rocks, H. E. Waby  swept the board, winning almost  everything in sight in this class.  Capt. Cameron cleaned up everything in S. C. Brown Leghorns, winning four lst prizes, one 2nd and om  3rd, and one special. It was thc  am joj A\oqs    di\%   jo (I.o,\\s   ^saSSjq  number of birds shown.  Other exhibitors from the northern  end of the Valley were Messrs. Crof<  and Lanaway, of Armstrong, each of  whom carried off the best prizes ir  their class. Mr. Wi T. Marshall  who always has been a winner, wa.--  prevented from showing this year,  owing to his    recent    serious illness.  Some disappointment was expressed  by the Show officials owing to'^thc  small number of exhibitors from this  were married   at   Mr.. Murphy's old  home town, Ironwood, Mich., .a weak,.,  ago, and left'immediately lor Endcr--  by, where the name" of Paddy Murphy  is synonymous with good hotel meals.  and management,    and ' -always your  money's worth.      We join with their  many friends in wishing' them ' all the _.  good things that'life has to give. .;  ,   While .in" the East,_ Mr. Murphy' foi--  lowe'd closely upon the heels of Earl  Jr., - his. -record-breaking" pacing stal- -  lion,  going "with." him ' from- state to'  state,- 'and -"circuit" to.circuit."-'-/In the i  ten ^Mg-'races/-paced ..by -the.Earl.ihe.  won "."seven,  and."Mr... Murphy,-left. him -  irf'the-best ol .condition-at-one of'the ;  big breeding9 stables'-in^ Connecticut.".-  He'has .not.sold the, great'pacer; but "���������������������������  has let.him- go-^bn-'a lease,. uiitiVsuch -  time as he can induce himself to' part  with him outright. - The winnings of  the Earl the past -'season amount-to '.  a very comfortable,sum.'       -'��������������������������� A'Z-  ��������������������������� Last night at" the* coriclusion:of the,  dance in the Opera ,House,, which, by-..  the-way, was. one" of the  best of the  series, about 25 couple were led by the  orchestra to   the   parlors   of the King  Wdward Hotel  and  there in  the quiet  jf the midnight hour played sweet niu- :  sic; to get even " with  the   genial proprietor for the matrimonial surprise'he  sprang on them.     Mr.'  Murphy  had a  iressing engagement and could not. be  seen,   but showered   his -appreciation  t'rom the transom.  -t?y--  =CAiLLjVE_QHEAE==ENOUGH=  altering of   street   lines,   etc.,    was district, where past shows have been  ing of    the   Provincial    court house, taken up and the Clerk empowered to J so good and birds so many.  The high cost ol living is somewhat of a bogey, it seems, for the  Vancouver fire and police committee  of that city's Council made a report  last week showing that it costs just  5.64 cents a meal to feed the prisoners of thc coast metropolis The inmates of thc detention home, both  'tafT "and"prisoners/" fare" somewhat-  hotter, for their meals cost nearly 10  cents, 9.40 to be exact.  it should be pointed out" thnt these  gentle folk have not acquired the  bon-bon and the champaigne habits  of thc modern household, therefore  the bogey "high cost of living'j docs  not enter.  CARD  OF   THANKS  Wm. Moore and family would like  to convey to the many kind friends  and people of Enderby, their deepest  appreciation and gratitude for their  very kind help and sympathy in their  recent great sorrow ancl loss.  ENDER  ns          m  BY S  HIP?  1ENTS  n           n  Ll   "  u ���������������������������**���������������������������>  . "������������������  ������������������t  rt-a  C������������������T3  ���������������������������.-a  w-3  ?>  b"  ^ *  c> rt  ��������������������������������������������� 2  p S  O e  ii ������������������  ���������������������������  u  CS 0  Si:  a  ���������������������������j  3 O  ct:  xJ3  > *-  *> ol  .   o  J o  S o  .- o  Jan 1  to  49  2  E  452  128  20  21V!'  let M  lutJl  1  1  13  2  1  JV-i  let. 23  1  1  20  2  1V>  ���������������������������lov K  .  3  17  1  2  Movll  1  2  21  2  AV*  -Jov18  19  2  Mov26  1  23  4  Dec .  1  18  3  Croakers should remember that  though the rooster, crows, the hen  produces the fruit. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, December 4, 1913  Make your  .ion  early  . <H<>-H>i<>'f.o;*f<>fo-fo-K4<>i*o-f<>  We are showing, a  choice.line of Japanese^ Art Bamboo-  Vovenvare. You  vi!i find it to your  advantage "to make  your  choice /iOV.  +-....��������������������������� .....-.-....-������������������-.-.-.-.-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-*  ' A. REEVES  Druggist & Stationer  CHIT St. Enderby  ENDERBY PRESS  Published  every  Thursday at  Kiuieiiby, B.C. at  $2 per year, by tho Walker Press.  ', handle its own affairs, and this is  something that no court can do.  I 3f the telephone company refuses to  ! comply with the conditions, of its  j agreement with tlie city, then it is  iup to the City to put thc company  | out of business in Enderby. This  lean bc dono in various ways. And if  jthe telephone company is so anxious  !to have tho matter settled by thc  [courts it could then have an oppor-  ! Unity to do so, at no cost to thc  ' city.  The policy adopted by thc telephone  ���������������������������company 'is    certain   not  to increase  jthe number of   phone users.    On thc  ! contrary,  the phones   have decreased  !in  number and   will   continue to become fewer.       Therefore,    the    phone  will  become  ot    increasingly  less use  to the few-using the service.     If the  company had   adopted a  policy that  was calculated to make the telephone  of greater value to its subscribers in  Enderby  and    district,    there   would  then be some   reason in its apparent  belief that it can   rule with an iron  hand, contrary to its agreement with  the city.  A local telephone system that  would give every home in Enderby  phone connection could be established  for very little moncy, and, under the  law passed by the last legislature,  the Okanagan Telephone Company  could not refuse to give the local  company long distance connection ou  the payment of the long distance fee.  It does not seem to bc a seriouF  problem to solve if the City and the  telephone subscribers will stand together.  Advertising Rates: Transient, 50c an inch first  insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising. 51 an inoh per month.  i.eKal Notices: 12l a line first insertion; Sc a lirw?  each subsequent insertion.  Ucadinir N������������������ticoa and Locals: 16c a line.    ,  DECEMBER 4, 1913  ���������������������������asse  TELEPHONE COMPANY OBDURATE  f you  have land  to sell  If  you   want to  buy land, see me.  My new booklet dwcriiitlve at tlie Mara District i������������������ now out.   GET   ONE,  Chas. W. Little  Eldernell Orchard, Mara, B. C.  CITY  OF ENDERBY  Revision  of   Voters'    List,   Year  19H.  NOTICE is hereby given that thc  first sitting of the Court for tlie revision of the Voters' List of the City  of Enderby and the extra-Municipal  School District annexed thereto will  be held at the City Hall, Enderby,  on thc 10th day of December, 1913, at  8 o'clock p.m., for the purpose of revising and correcting the said List,  and hearing and determining any application which may then be made to  strike out the name of any person  improperly placed thereon, or tc  place on such List the name of any  person improperly omitted therefrom.  Dated at the City Hall, Enderby.  this 1st clay of December, 1913.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  City Clerk.  A letter from the solicitors for the  Okanagan Telephone Company was  read by the City Counci, on Monday  evening,   stating   that    the company  SMALL HOLDINGS THE SOLUTION  We wish to call particular attention to the reported interview with  Mr. W. H. Hayward, M. P. P., chairman of the ^Provincial Agricultural  Commission, published in another  column of - this issue of the Press.  Mr."Hayward recently" returned from  an extensive trip to - Europe, 'where  he studied carefully' the various systems there introduced in agriculture,  and what Mr. Hayward learned will  no doubt be of inestimable value to  the ".Commission in solving "the problems confronting the agricultural industry in this Province.  Mr.  Hayward was firmly impressed  was not disposed to comply with the  agreement   signed    by    the  company with thc idea that the solution of the  and the City of Enderby ancl passed  by the ratepayers when the telephone  company  was    given   a 25 year fran-  problem in B. C. is to be found in  the adoption of some.system of small  holdings ancl the   extension of co-op-  chise to clo business in Enderby. The>erativc methods. In the course of  solicitors also advised the city to ihis trip, Mr. Hayward visited Great  have the matter- settled by the,Britain, France, Germany, Denmark,  courts. land I-Jolland,  and naturally, returned  It was a cold-blooded proposition. ;burdened with much valuable iniorm-  But if thc City of Enderby has the!ation as, to practical effort and re-  backbone to do what it should do, it suits, and many sound impressions  will not have to take the matter to , ptlative to the application of these  court, nor will it have to be worried;new methods to   the agricultural cle-  any  longer by    the    Okanagan Tele-  nhnnp���������������������������Company For���������������������������1.hp-OM.y--En  velopment of this Province.   Tt���������������������������will���������������������������hp._ of��������������������������� great���������������������������assistance-to  grant the telephone company the our agriculturist? to learn from Mr.  right to over-ride the conditions of, Hayward thc methods successfully op-  an agreement incorporated in a by-[crating in the older farming corn-  law duly passed by thc ratepayers injmunities, and wc would urge the  accordance with the Municipal Act,'close reading of his preliminary re-  would he I.o confess its inability to.port given in the form of an intcr-  conduct its own business and would view, taken from the Victoria Colon-  make the Municipal Clauses Act a'ist, and reproduced on another page  farce Thc    Okanagan      Telephone ��������������������������� of thc Press.  Company     has     arbitrarily    thrown!    aside the conditions of a franchise j Ten served every afternoon at the  Km n led by tlie ratepayers, boasting! Enderby Bakery. Try a cup nnd bc  that its Comapny charier granted by ! romfortably warm when down town  the Province   permits it to  make its'nnd the day is damp nnd cold.  own conditions 'm incorporated miuil-i=:      ���������������������������          ��������������������������� '*  cipalities.     While   we do not profess  to know the law   in    the case, we  believe the law    is   based upon coi  mon justice and    poimtion sense.      lf{  thc  te.ephoiiL* company  were right itj  >1CKK |  ^i Fresh Meats  the  telephone company were  right itiliave them  i  If you want primo, fresh meats, we  Our cattle are grain-fed  would mean that tbe vote of the1 and seloctod by our own buyers fron  people covering points of community j the richeut feeding grounds in Albor-  interest amounted to nothing, and U) and arc kil]ed _n(1 brought to the  that any privilege granted a corporation by a municipality could at any  time bc thrown over after the said  corporation had become installed.  This is not the case. Enderby is a  small community and of itself does  not fill a big nich in the great whole,  but the principal involved is a  mighty important one. Either a  vote of thc people means something  or it means nothing, The telephone  company's charter grants the company the right to do business in unorganized and incorporated communities throughout this district. But its  charter does not and cannot give thc  company rights on the city streets  independent of thc municipality itself..  Tf the charter did so, it would take  from    thc    municipality   its right to  meat block strictly FRESH.  We buy first-hand for spot cash, so  can give you the best price possible  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  CHANGE  OF  COPY  Copy for all changes of adverti**-  ments in the Press should bo in thli  office on or before Tuesday noon to  ensure the - change being madef. We  cannot guarantee a change if this  rule is not complied with.  The  Walker Press.  BK___s__I___&ga^^  Chafing Dishes,   Reg.  Price,  [ery,  Cut Glass,  Chinaware,  Silverware,  Wire Goods,  ire Te  RAYMOND Cabinet Sewing Machines,  :    reg.. $55.00; Sale,  $33-75  SUNSET Sewing Machine, reg. $40.00; Sale, $25'25  How about that Kootenay Steel Range.    This Range  has been sold by us for nine years and - we have yet to ���������������������������  find one that has not given entire satisfaction.  " Prices; <j55g ajKl |gg Set up in your home-  Heating Stoves of all kinds  Our motto, '-'A Square Deal and Prompt Service;  t>  Keep  your  ses Warm  A fine line ofjiorseblankets, robes, rugs, suit - cases.     A    good stock of  heavy and   light   harness always on hand.     Repairs   promptly done.  C. RUTHERFORD, Cliff St., Enderby  It will cost you just one-  third of a cent a pound ������������������_fe  Butter wrapped in your own neatly printed Butter Parchment, if you order from-    THE WALKER PRESS  ���������������������������  ������������������������������������������������������   ..'lU-i-M  ^<8*^>^,$*$><8x$''S4*^^ <  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERB_Y, B, C.  Good Rigs;   Careful Drivers; Dray ing of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers  and Tourists in  vited to give ub a triali  Norman Grant  BUILDER ft  CONTRACTOR  Plans and estimates  Furnished  Dealer in Windows, Doors, Tunnings,  and all factory work. Rubberoid  Roofing, Screen Doors and Windows  GLASS OUT TO -ANY SIZE  We represent S. C.  SMITH CO.,  of Vernon  Russell  Street Enderby. fi  Thursday, December 4, 1913  '$\  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  V--  NO ALUM  ���������������������������V*"Xrb plainly^  _>RINTED ONf THE  |&������������������WHITE$T. ll*_!  MILLIONS IN PURS  PQWDEK  I^INSNO'  POOR GIRL !  The Petrolia Advertiser says that  a lady of that oily metropolis was  seen hugging one of "the new mail  boxes.     She should come West.  The trapper   will   this year reap a  rich harvest   from   his   furs���������������������������if he is  successlul in his trapping.     The present prices of American    raw furs,  as  compared with thc" prices a few years  ago, make   pleasant'��������������������������� reading for thc  old 'trapper and collector, but to the  tenderfoot in the   fur game it seems  like an impossible    story, and it the  old timer didn't know the facts to be  true, he, too, would say,  "Tell it to  the marines."       Why, it was only a  few years ago that one could buy all  the muskrats in. Western Canada, at  6 cents apiece, and they sold as low  as, 4 cents.     Winter    and spring collections last    season brought 45c to  60c.     The   entire    collection of ��������������������������� Northern Mink could be bought at $1.50  and ?2 for No. 1  .large   prime skins.  Now they sell at ?5 and $8.   The best  lynx sold in C. M. Lampson & Co.'s  sale in London, at $3.50.     Last season $18 to $25    was   paid   for them.  Marten that    the    Shuhert's, of Chicago, now    pay $7   for, sold for $2.  The best    dark    fisher , that.  North  America    ever    produced    could.     be  bought ior    $12.       Last    season $50  was paid for" the large dark skins.    --  The best collection of Red Fox was  sold for    $2   average.       Today    the  same   collection - would     bring     $7.  White weasel the Shuberts paid nothing for, because there was no market  ;for them.   Today   they  bring 75c to  $1-00.     Otter, one could buy the best  jat $5 and $6.       Today   they pay $10  MUST ADOPT MIXED FARMING  Writing to J. R. Terry, chief  provincial poultry inspector, an  official of the Summerland Poultry Association makes the claim  that orchardists will soon have to  realize that necessary to their  continued success is a movement  along the line of mixed farming,  having particularly as its aim the  keeping of stock on all fruit ranches.  '/As you are perhaps aware,  we'have been passing through a  very critical period in our history  here and our people are awakening to realize that there must be  something in addition to fruit.  While there may be years that  they make good money out of  fruit in o.ther years they get next  to nothing. We have already  organized two live stock associations here in connection with  poultry raising and we hope to  induce the fruit ranchers to go  in more for live stock."  _  Amas  lov  Sand Useful  Articles  For Children and Grown-i ps.  We have had to order another  shipment of Dolls, so great has  been the early demand. Come  in and look over our beautiful Limoge <Ghina, Cut Glass,  China Sets, Glassware Novelties, Etc. Also a big stock  of Electric Lamps and Novelties, Electric Irons and Cooking Appliances, Library Lamps���������������������������a host of useful things  to beautify and embellish the home.   SHOP EARLYv  ENDERBY   MUSIC   STORE  J. E. CRANE,  Ag-Mit alao for Church and Tartar Organs  Also Fire and Life Insurance  Office in BULL brick block  Endciby Agent  The Girls' Guild of the Presbyterian  Church will hold a sale of fancy work  and candies in the basement of the  church on Saturday, .Dec. 13th,'from  2:30 to 6 p.m.     Tea will be served.  Cutters and Sleighs  .L. WILLIAMS.  '���������������������������***   " '-, Dominion and  " "     '    J "    ���������������������������* ' " ���������������������������  ��������������������������� _."    ,' Provincial Land'Surveyor"        _���������������������������_  "BellBlock.-'.' Enderby, B:C.  D  ft: H.;W, KEITH,  .      '" Office hours: . Forenoon'. 9 to 10:30    ���������������������������-  .",   ���������������������������","    ��������������������������� :     '       "** Afternoon. 3 to 4   --  '    .Evening-, 6:30 to 7:iV>  Sunday, by .appointment  Office: Cor. ClifT and George Star ENDERBV  SECRET; SOCIETIES  j to $30 for inland casight skins. Would  you think it possible to buy the best  Silver Pox that was ever trapped for  ?85. That was the price.' It'takes  a small fortune to buy it -now.  j.. The cause of this tremendous advance in the value of North American raw furs is the keen competition  created by. the wfcll " known circular  houses. - Years _ago'the country dealers and large eastern dealers had it  all their.own way. Furs were-bought  at any old. price._** . One would, think  that this tremendous.advance in val-  Just received: A stock., of 'cutters  and sleighs; heavy and light. You  lean' get as good prices and terms of  ;me as you can get anywhere. Don't  'send out of town.   ' Jas. McMahon. ,  - Coal mining rights of the Dominion  in Manitoba,- Saskatchewan -������������������and Alberta, -" the .Yukon Territory, the  Northwest Territories and a ^portion  of .the-province'of Britisb.-Colum'bia,  lie., would1 drive-the "consumer.-bf "furs I'may'1 be leased for a term"of .twenty  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGUUTIONS  '.ft  out of .the" market>- and prohibit .-"the'one yea���������������������������  -- ,'f      '-      - --     * ���������������������������-���������������������������- -~     - ' an' acre  sale.'oi-manufactured goods.'Possibly  it will, in-the'  future, .but up ,to j" the  present '.time .-the consumer seems -to  like it. ''''-.'.     "'''--���������������������������_.-    ';��������������������������� -; 'yy :  CAN LIVE CHEAP  ENOUGH*  H. E. BLANCHARD  W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  ���������������������������Qnderby Lodge No. 40  .icgrular meeting? first  Thursday, on-or after tbe  full moon at 8 p. m. jm Oddfellows Hall. - Visntilig  brethren cordially invrted.  WALTER ROBINSON  Secretary  I. 0.0. F.  __5^~E&fek"a~to"dg<5"NoT50   '  Meets every Tuesday evening at S o'clock, in I. 0.  O. F. hall, Metcalf block.   Visiting- brothers always   welcome. GEO. BELLAMY,   N. G.  HOWARD LOGAN, V. G.  B.E.WHEELER. Sec'y,  J. B. GAYLORD, Treos.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  In K. of I'. Hull.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  " ' - T. E.-ROD1E.-C.-C.      C.E.STRICICLAND, K.R.S.  JOHN BURNHAM, M.F.  Hall suitable fnrConcorts, Dunces and all public  entertainments.  .The .high' cost ol ��������������������������� living is somewhat o|' a bogey, Mt seems', for the  Vancouver fire and police committee  of .that city's-Council made a report  last week showing that it costs just  5.64-cents a meal to feed the prisoners of the coast metropolis The inmates of- the - detention home, -both  staff and' prisoners, fare somewhat  better, for their meals cost nearly 10  cents, 9.40 to" be exact.' -  -It "should be pointed out that these  gentle folk have not acquired tbe  bon-bon and the champaigne habits  of the modern household, therefore  thc bogey "high cost of living']' does  not enter.  HOMESTEADER'S RIGHTS  For rates, etc., address,  T. E. RODIE, Enderby  POLITICAL  ENDERBY   CONSERVATIVE  ASSOCIATION  J. L. RUTTAN, H. M. WALKER  President. Secretary.  SHUSWAP & OKANAGAN BRANCH  Daily * trains both ways from Sica-  A homesteader, taking up land near  Dominion Forest Reserves in the  West may obtain a free permit from  the local forest oflicer to cut 3000  lineal feee of building timber, 400  roof-poles, 500-fence posts, 2000-fence  rails and 25 cords of fire-wood. If  then or subsequently he should require more wood for any purpose, he  can obtain a permit to cut such on  these reserves at a very small cost.  In 1912, 1,619 of these permits were  taken out in Manitoba, Saskatchewan  and Alberta.  at-an;, annual;renta.l of>$l  Not'more shan -2,560 acres  will be leased, to .one applicant.  - .  .-  Application ".for" ,'a', lease' must be  made, by .the -applicant" in person to  the Agent or' sub-Agent of the district in'which rights' applied for are  situated. -. -  " In .surveyed territory the land. muBt  be'described ' by' sections', "of. legal  sub-difisions' of sections, and in lin-  surveyed, territory' the tract applied  for. shall be'staked out;by tha applicant himself. .- _-���������������������������   - "***--.  ;V Each application must be accompanied by a fee. for $5 which" will be  refunded if the rights applied for are  aot available, but not" otherwise. A  royalty ,shall be paid "on. the merchantable output of the mine-at the'  rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish-the-Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity ot  merchantable coal mined and pay tbe  royalty there?;.-".. Jr the ci������������������al mining  rights are not being operated, such  returns should be furnished at least  once a year.  TheJease_will_ineliide-the-Coal-min--  ing rights only, but the lessee maybe  permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of  thc mine at the rate of $10.00 an acre  Por full information application  should be made to the Secretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  ---- -Deputy-Minister of-the-Interior.���������������������������  N.B.���������������������������Unauthorized publication ol  this advertisement will not be paid  for.  r  y      f 2ZJ ���������������������������" '"   ; .. ������������������������������������������������������.    i      .Photo bj Not������������������������������������n, Montreal   .".".".-  SIR WILLIAM ^VAN HORNE   ;      ;/ V  .-   .The Builder:6fthe Canadian Pacific.1^���������������������������:  j. ',     *r .;"i  ��������������������������� Sir William-Van Home, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Canadian     .'  Pacific. R. R., is the most versatile"man in.Canada. * Hc is a.railroad builder.who'.  ��������������������������� defied obstacles that would have daunted.most able men; he.is a collector 'of-paint-   -J  ings" and is a'painter of ability; he is a deep student" arid a pleasing "talker;-he is a" '"  successful amateur-farmer; he is the head and-prime"mover in'dozens of big enter-   _:  Erises which'he handles simultaneously with thc "ease.of-a Japanese juggler tossing  alls.into"the air;'and he is.invading Cuba and Guatemala with the great advance-   '  agent of civilization���������������������������railways. " .,    'V.-'  ,   He was born near Jo'iet, 111.,in 1843, a lineal descendahtof cne of the Dutch,. .-  founders of New Amsterdam, thc germ from'-which the great city,of.New York'has-;;  . evolved. - At fourteen thc death of iiis father made it necessary for'him to "secure "^ .<  the living the world owes to everyone who works day and night to collect'the debt.-'   -  He wis fiqst* telegraph operator on thc Illinois Central, then went into" the servicer..-" ;"  of thc Michigan Central where hc remained six years, leaving to be train dispatcher .  of<the Alton, there rising successivcly'to the position of superintendent of telegraph     ,  and divisional superintendent. - lie afterward occupied managing positions on the  St. Louis, Kansas City and Northern, Southern Minnesota, Chicago and Alton,  and Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railways, going from the latter to the Canadian Pacific as general manager. , -  JXh-_=inception-of=thisr=ono=ofr=<he^world-s=greatpsUrailway--systnms,=-was=due^  l.~ ������������������������������������������������������i_-   <:    i "...x :__   .e t i_  hi i cw -l '. I  en u   LAND    REGISTRY ACT  mous  Junction, to Okanaga  n Landing:  Soutt  i  North  bound  I  STATIONS  bound  read  down  read up  10:30  (Lv)  Sicamous  Jet  (Ar)  18:00  11:01  Mara  17:15  11:15  Grindrod  16:59  11:29  Enderby  16:44  11:55  Armstrong  16:15  12:03  Realm  16:07  12:12  Larkin  15:55  12:40  Vernon  15:30  13:'i0 (Ar)  Ok. Landing  (Lv) 15:15  H. W.  BRODIE           JNO.BURNHAM  Gen. Pas. Agt.  Agent  Vancouver                   Enderby        |  Re. Lots 6    and   7,    Block 1, in the  Barnes Addition to the City of Enderby, Province   of   British Colum  bia, Map 200.  WHEREAS proof of loss of Certifi-  ficate of Title No. 9682A, in the name  of William Folkard, to the above-  mentioned lots, has been filed in this  office.  Notice is hereby given that I shall,  at the expiration of one month from  the date of the first publication hereof, issue a duplicate of said certificate unless in the meantime valid objection be made to mc in writing.  Dated at the Land Registry Office,  at Kamloops, this 28th day of October A. D. 1913.  C. H. DUNLAP,  District Registrar.  to tho patriotism, courage and enterprise of Lords Mount Stephen and Strathcona  and other capitalists; but the virtual building of the road and putting into the  completed work the soul of a mighty purpose, (hc boundless energy, vitality and  brain that have made it what it is, was the work of Sir William Van Home. In  1884 he became vice-president of the ������������������oad and four years later was made president  11 ia splendid organizing ability, his mastery of detail, his infinite resourcefulness,  his conquest of obstacles���������������������������all find their lasting monument in this splendid work,  lie has tho visions into the future that distinguish all great leaders; hc sees thc oak  in the acorn, he sees in imagination the busy town with its teeming population,  where othor men sec only a possible good site for a town. For him to sec a need,  its to plan; fur him to plan, i.s tu execute.  __...   In-is9.7 Queen "Victoria, "rcpognizinc'trip'mftrvolous-impctus he had given-to-���������������������������  Canada, conferred on liim an honornrv"knighthood, which he modestly accepted '  as a tribute to his railroad, and has since carried his honors with thc simplicity,  grace and dignity of a large-minded, broad-gauge man.  KaUtri kccotdin. to Act of tbo PiH _in������������������it rfCoiMila. In Die >e������������������t IM, bv W. C. M.iek. it ts������������������ r������������������p������������������fiB������������������nt of Ac l.ultuft  THE CHURCHES  CHURCH OP ENGLAND (St.Gcorgc)  Sunday Services���������������������������8 a.m., Holy Communion;   11    a.m.,    Morning  Prayer;  :30 p.m., Evening Prayer.  REV. C. REED.  Vicar.  ENDERBY METHODIST CHURCH  Sunday Services���������������������������Divine Worship at  11 a.m. and 7:30p.m.; Tuesday, 8 p.m.  Epworth League; Thursday, 8 p.m.,  Prayer Meeting. A cordial invitation  to everyone to worship with us.  REV. J. G. BROWN, M.A., Pastor.  PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH  St. Andrews  Sunday   Services���������������������������11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m.; 2Gth Century Bible Glass, Tuesday,  7.30  p.m.      REV.   J. A. DOW.  Pastor.  FIRST  BAPTIST  CHURCH  Sunday     Services���������������������������Sunday   school,  10 a.m.;   regular    service, 3:30 p.m.;  Prayer service, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.  REV. B. G. STEWART, Pastor.  SHIP YOUR FURS TO  SHUBERT  DO YOUR FUR BUSINESS DIRECT with the laraett twose Im-lbt World  dealing exclusively In AMERICAN RAW FURS ^  Get "More Money" for your FURS  SHIP YOUR FURS TO "SIIUBERT"  a Tellable���������������������������responsible-safe���������������������������Vur House with an unblemished reputation cxistintr for "more than a quarter of a century," a Ions successful record of sending Fur Shippers prompt���������������������������SATISFACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "Z\}t ifcbubtrt feWpptr,"  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published  Wrilo lor it-NOW-ir* FREE I  A    R    QHITRFPT   1���������������������������������������������   25-27 WEST AUSTIN AVE.  A. P. JllUpiLKl, Inc. Dept. 532 CHICAGO.U.S.A.l  A Kentuckian has  corkscrew to   open,  invented a new  as he explains,  Departing Son���������������������������"Our boy has left  us," wept the mother, as their son  waved good-by from the car window,  milk bottles. He could.do mankind", "Yes," said the old man, whom the  no greater service than to invent a boy had just ' touched for a loari,  corkscrew to open milk bottles.     He "but he hasn't left us much."  is all right;   we   should like to jknow     ,,n,+.   at; i ��������������������������� i      \   t. j ���������������������������  ' "But, Michael,  what are you doing  him better.     In fact, we'd like to go in those large shoes?"  fishing   with hini. '   "Growing into them, teacher."  \/  _JBI THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, December 4, 1913  DISTRIBUTION  OP  SEEDS  By instructions of the Hon. Minister of Agriculture; a distribution of  superior sorts of grain and potatoes  will be made the coming winter and  spring to Canadian farmers. The  samples for general distribution will  consist of-spring wheat (5 lbs) white  oats ('1 lbs-), barley (5 lbs) and field  peas (5 lbs.) These will be sent out  from Ottawa. A distribution of potatoes (in 3 lb. samples) will be carried on from several of thc experi.  mental farms, the Central Farm at  Ottawa supplying only the provinces  of Ontario and Quebec. All samples  will be sent free, by mail.  Applicants must give particulars in  regard to the soil on their farms,  and some account of the^r experience  with such kinds of grain (or potatoes) as they have grown, so that a  promising sort for their particular  conditions may be selected.  Each   application  must be  separate  and must be signed by the applicant.  Only one sample of grain and one of  potatoes can be sent to each farm.  Applications on any kind of printed  form cannot be accepted. If two or  more samples are asked for in the  same letter only one will be sent.  As the supply _oi seed is limited,  farmers are advised to apply early;  but the applications will not necessarily be filled in the exact order in  which they are received. Preference  will always be given to thc most  thoughtful and explicit requests. Applications received after the end of  January will probably be too late.  All applications for grain (and applications from thc provinces of Ontario - and Quebec for potatoes)  should be addressed to the Dominion  Cerealist, Central Experimental Farm  Ottawa. Such applications require  no postage.' If otherwise addressed  delay and disappointment may occur.  Applications for potatoes, from  farmers in any other province should  be addressed (postage prepaid) to the  superintendent of the nearest Branch  Experimental Farm in that province.  J. H. GRISDALE,  Director of Dominion Experimental  Farms.  TRY IT AND SEE  Every time you go to town  And start throwing money 'round;  Say, home-made   goods are thc stuf!  for mc,  Because they spell prosperity.  The dollar you    send   to thc eastern  store  Says "Good bye, Bill," for evermore.  But the    dollar    you   spend in your  western town  Keeps comin' and comin' and comin'  aroun'.  o  When down town, and the weather  is damp and chilly, step into .the  Enderby Bakery tea room and have  one of those cups of delicious tea. It  will make you forget all about the  weather.  Fix up your House, Barn,  and Outbuilding's  Here are   soma   specials in lumber while they last:  No. 2, 2x4, per thousand  ? 13.00 ������������������  No. 2 Lath, por thousand       1.75  Short Cord Wood    3.75  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. End.*,  JAMES   MOWAT  Fire, Life, Accident  INSURANCE AGENCIES  REAL ESTATE  0 Fruit Und Ha* Land  Town Lot*  The Liverpool & London & Globe Ini. Go,  The Phoenix Insurance Co. of London.  London-Lancashire Fire Tntturanea Co.  Royal Insurance Co.,o������������������ Liverpool (Lifa dept  The London & Lancashire Guarantee  Accident Co., of Canada.  BELL BLOCK.   ENDERBY  ,:\  j Christmas Gifts, after all, are only  the medium through which we convey our thoughts of appreciation  and love to our friends and dear  ones.   We give to express.  i  Why not express individuality in the  giving? Give that which always  will bring to the recipient's mind  some thought of the giver's personality and better self, *  The simplest and most inexpensive way in which  this can be done is by putting" your Christmas  thoughts and wishes on dainty Private Christmas  Cards and mailing" them to your friends. The  cost is small and there is no worry attached to it.  Our next Lot of Cards will be  printed on Saturday  J>    If you feel that you cannot afford to remember all your  r  friends with costly presents, why not send them Cards ?  If you delay perhaps the card you would most like to have will have been chosen by some one else,   We can  not guarantee from samples after the lines on hand are sold out, and we do not want to disappoint you.  The WALKER PRESS,  \  Commercial Printing  A box of printed Visiting Cards makes a  very nice Xmas Gift -.'<-*���������������������������<������������������������������������������������������.������������������(���������������������������*.���������������������������* r-r>--x>:&&?.v^7v'&ZJr&&&t-->,.-<- --z-rtir^ '--'wi^-^'^js^3SSii|  (  ������������������  A  Thursday, December 4, 1913  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Small Holdings Believed to be the  Solution of the Agricultural Problems  Mr. W. H. Hayward, Chairman 01; that one might almost think any of  the Provincial Commission on Agri  culture, returned last week [romi a  trip to the Old Country in quest of  information in connection with the  problems confronting the agriculturists of British Columbia. Wherever  Mr. Hayward went, he was accorded  not only every courtesy as the representative of British Columbia, but  also every facility for securing necessary information. From his remarks  in the course of a conversation 'with  the Victoria Colonist, it was gathered that his investigation on the  continent and Ireland particularly  impressed him, the wonderful development observed in the last named  country appealing to J him very  strongly.  "To the visitor in European countries," said, Mr. Hayward, "studying  the conditions, of agriculture, the  first thing that impresses itself on  the mind is the wonderful pitch to  which co-operation has been successfully carried. They apply it, not  only to producing, but to selling and  handling; and in most instances, to  hanking. Wherever I went I was  faced with new. features in ..this wonderful development, and I think in  Denmark I found the apotheosis.  Holland has advanced wonderfully.  Germany is, perhaps, the-father of  co-operation, but it has been adopted  and applied   so 'splendidly elsewhere  OF CANADA  No Fear of Losing Your  Money When Travelling  ",if , you, carry' it-in .the form, of-;  -r   Travellers* Cheques  issued by the . Union  Bank -bf  . Canada.-: No one can cash them .  "without your:signature.'   Issued,  in denominations of $10, $20, $50,  .-.8100 and   $200,   with value   iu  foreign currencies plainly stated  on  the "face.     Accepted" at full  ^value at hotels, ticket offices aud  business   places  -generally  -throughout the world.   ,   ,  Enderby Branch,   W. D. C. CHRISTIE, Manaoer  i  | the countries mentioned had fathered  I the    system.       France,    too, is in a  very excellent way agriculturally.  "But the great revelation to me in  this respect was Ireland. Ireland,  in an agricultural sense, has progressed, perhaps, more rapidly than  any other country since it was taken  in hand by Sir Horace Plunkett and  his associates. He is, of course, following > out the ideas in vogue in  Denmark and elsewhere, but it is being done so well and the results are  being achieved so rapidly, that it is  difficult to believe that only a few  years ago Ireland was practically  without an agricultural industry at  all. Thcy have their co-operative  creameries and egg stations, and  what not nowadays, and every -day  their production -and export trade are  on the increase. It is a really marvellous thing, what scientific ideas can.  do for a country.  "In none "of the codntries I visited  could I say that the conditions were  at all similar to those of British Columbia, but at' .the same time, by  eliminating here and adding there, it  may be, possible for us,tto devise  some scheme of a kindred nature to  those that are doing! so well, and apply it to the great agricultural areas  of British Columbia.     '.  "In fact," I will go so Jar "as to  state that, personally, I am satisfied  hat the solution of the agricultural  problem is to be found in the adoption of some- system of small holdings and the extension of the co-operative idea. In this Province already we have evidence of what can  be sccorj^lished it- we cro in for the  business properly and earnestlyf  . "Just what size .the holdings in  British ' Columbia- ought, to be, I  would hot at the' moment venture to  suggest, but--surely that is - a; point  that might,easily be" settled.". The"  whole idea of the' system" is, of course  tending towards intensive-cultivation.  In the European countries "the agricultural communities have an" intense  desire: to cut .down- the size .of-the  holdings. ->Jn Denmark and Holland  this movementi is most marked, because it has been satisfactorily demonstrated-in these countries that the  small holder is, really the backbone "of  the country. By. the .operation of  these - intensive methods,' and each  man'doing . his best in the.way of  production, the output hasi-tremendously increased.     ' -  ,-  "So rigid are the officials in this  regard that it is impossible for one  man to operate more than one holding of five or ten acres, as the law  allows. If he wants more work he  can have another farm, but he cannot increase the size of the one he  has.  "I can say, from "ray experience,  that wherever there is agricultural  wealth in the European countries, the  system of sny&ll holdings 'is in operation. The system saved Holland  from bankruptcy. Thirty years ago  the state was in a perilous position,  and today 80 per cent of its exports  are 'agricultural products, and it is  all traceable to the adoption of the  small holdings system.  "In England I cannot say that  things are so far advanced, but then  the question oi land settlement has  doubtless interfered with the work  there. But in Ireland, as I said before, we have one of the best ex-,  amples in the world today of what  can be done for a country by conducting a proper system of agriculture.  There have - been   criticisms   against  0  the making of such a study as I have  made, on the ground that it could  not possibly prove anything in relation to British Columbia, but I don't  think any fair-minded individual, will,  for a moment, say that there is any-  reason why the .lessons so learned  should not, prove advantageous to  this country.  .'Tor myself,. 1^ must say,"that I  have seen and learned far more than  I ever dreamed of, and, while I will  not. pretend that any systern can be  applied to British Columbia, holus-  bolus, at the same time I beg to  state that there are many points upon which the future* prosperity of  agriculture in' the Province .will turn,  that will In the - future be traceable  to the influence of ithese older countries." . .      ,  i LOANS TO FARMERS GOOD   ,  In.the past-18-.years__the_New Zealand government has loaned, larmers  $65,000,000. "' ",6"ut'" of -27,000' loans  made,-in only 35 cases has-foreclosure  been necessary.' Thevfarmers of New  Zealand are not "any/-better, than the  farmers of, British J ^Columbia, and it  is .highly probable4j the' .results - of  government loans IJin'" this.Province  (vould be equally-'satisfactory if a  law similar to the New Zealand law  were put into force. --     ,     /-'  P\  The world of music���������������������������what a gift  Suppose you should wake up Christmas morning to find  that some one had put the world of music in your stocking.  That's precisely what you can do for any member  of your family, or any of your friends, if you give an  Edison Phonograph  The new types, without horns, are aipeciallr  , popular just now. They aie made in artistic  'designs from a variety of beautiful woods. The  one shown here is extremely moderate priced.  It is called the Amberola VI. -It plays the new -  Blue Ar.iberol records, with all their remark-'  able beauty of sweetness and volume, with all  their range of program. It is fitted with the  diamond reproducing point that never wears  out and never needs changing.  An Edison is1  a permanent gift���������������������������one that will be, a lasting  pleasure for years to come. Can you imagine  a more practical gift���������������������������or one that will bring  more real delight to those you love?  TRADE   MARK-  CtcduoiL*  Edison Phonographs mad Records are told by'-  EN DERBY MUSIC STORE  '' Bell Block   - J. E. Crane, Proprietor  ,   ' ��������������������������� o ,.        ��������������������������� .     I  I2f5__f*  - " , , Established 1817 -  Capital, -$16,000,000 -   -,,    ...       -    ���������������������������    "yr  '     '")       -   v ~  ReBt,  116,000,060  Hon. President, Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount RoyarS?^0.'"B*.,,3.  ."_"   President; R. Br "Angus,vEsq.''Vice-Pre'siciei" ,H:ZV. Meredith" -_ -' "'"  '"  '' "v -'-,  y~     -      / v \   'A'A/y ,-Az  /���������������������������'?ty''-'*y7-/���������������������������/'.*'���������������������������  ] J! -BRANCHES IN LONDON/ ENG:; NEWT YORK, and ;CHICAGO:, Lv  ;;v; V'������������������.^  Deposits received- from'_ ? 1,,-upwards,/aud interest" allowed at /current.'rates.'  :v   - Interest credited  JOth -June*" and ,31st' December - "J    ''r=- ���������������������������- /'  ���������������������������'NDERBY BRANCH .. -_"  '-,   " ���������������������������"���������������������������   ,A7~7Aj.Ia  ?'A." E.z Taylor;rMariager  rV/l'~l>-~r-|  . ':C'7'- i/"������������������/-������������������. |  /r      - \������������������.      1       J   _***-   V/-.V1'  ���������������������������J���������������������������. -   -_     I~���������������������������-    Trt*=p|  -,1 77; ' -"^1  i-   ''*������������������������������������������������������'-*  'a**"!  ���������������������������'.'������������������������������������������������������pp-SttH  7������������������*''iVt.tK  ���������������������������'/Afp^ViTifm  The Kootenay has a nickeled steel oven which is as easily  washed and  kept clean as any cooking utensil.    The  large  roomy ash-pan catches all tlie ashes.   Asli  chutes direct all ashes into thc pan which is easily  removed.  These two features of cleanliness are so important  that the woman who is particular about lier  house   will  insist on having them.    You  should make sure of these features when    >_���������������������������_?  Sold in Enderby by FULTON HARDWARE CO., Ltd  - SEALED TENDERS addressed to  the undersigned,-- and endorsed .^'Tender for" Drill Hall, Victoria, B. C.,"  will be^received until 4.00 p._ra., on  Thursday, December 11th, 1913,- for  the construction of a Drill Hall at  Victoria, B. C.  ihT, specification a*M^form~bf  "ontract can be seen and forms of  tender "obtained on application to the  office of Wm. Henderson, resident  architect, Victoria, B. C, on application to the Postmaster"at Vancouver,  B. C, and at this Department.  Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered "unless  made on the���������������������������printed-forms supplied,-  and signed with their actual signatures, stating their occupations and  places of residence. In the case of  firms, the actual, signature, the nature of the occupation, and place of  residence of each' member of the firm  miiBt be given.  Each tender must be accompanied  by an accepted cheque on a chartered  bank, payable to the order of the  Honourable the Minister of Public  Works, equal to ten per cent (10 p.c.)  of the amount of the tender, which  will be* forfeited if the person tendering decline to enter into a contract  when called upon to do so, or fall to  complete the work contracted for. If  the tender be not accepted the cheque  will be returned.  The Department does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender.  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, November 11, 1913.  Newspapers   will   not   be paid for  this advertisement   if   they insert it  without authority  from this Depcrt-  ment.���������������������������49438.  :   .''Enderby. is' a charming .villiage with eity_airs...//-i  When Paddy-Murphy shook the snow of Sandon-j  off his feet he came here, and now owns one of.  finest- brick ^hotels in the  country. ---.-Although/  Paddy is an Irishman from Michigan/ he calls his   ~\;  hotel the King Edward.   In addition to.; the ex-   /  '  cellence of the meals, breakfast is served up to 10  o'clock, which i_s an added attraction for tourists/  (Extract from Lowery's Ledge.)  ������������������  King Edward Hotel,  P. H. MURPHY  .Proprietor"  Enderby  Co, Ltd  OF VANCOUVER, B.C.  Carry only one grade of NURSERY STOCK, and that THE BEST!  -There' is -nothing-to- approach-TREES-GROWN___WITHOUT_IRRIGATION;.  They are hardier, sturdier, shaplier, better calipersd and    vastly superior  in root system to irrigated stock.  Isn't this thc kind of FRUIT AND ORNAMENTAL     TREES,      SHRUBS,  ROSES, etc., you want ? TT    "Cl     /^1     TTpy������������������V������������������lQ  Ask our local representative, ���������������������������"������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������*-*'���������������������������   ^'���������������������������' i-i-dlllO  ' fco call on you.     He will be delighted  W. G. PELL  New Up-to-Date Shop, on  Russell St., west of Vernon Rd.  Enderby  mug  and General Bttitliing  J. S. JOHNSTONE  Cement Building  Contractor  Is prepared to furnish straight blocks  veneer    blocks,    cement   brick,   lawn  tsbw, peer   blocks,   chimney blocks  also lime and cement.  ENDERBY  B. C.  FOR SALE  No. 1 Seed Wheat, Timothy  and Alfalfa Hay. For further particulars apply to���������������������������  F. R. E. DeHart  Kelowna B.C.  or N.  E. Lahdon, on the raneh  Enderby  m '4  fl  m  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, December 4, 1913  THE INDIAN ACT  For several years the Indians on  the Enderby reserve have not made  any effort to cultivate their land nor  to get a living off the reserve. Time  was, somo twenty years ago, when  the indians, what are now thc old  men on the reserve, tilled the soil  and harvested quite respectable crops.  But the younger element amongst the  males, and the interlopers from other  ceed 150; cattle not more than 25,  and pigs, perhaps 20 all told. The  produce from,these reserves is largely  native hay, grown on the meadows.  These Indians make their living oil  the timber cut on the reserve lands.  It is estimated by some who ought  to know, that the annual revenue de-  i rived from cord wood, poles, ties,  etc., cut on the reserve, will reach  $4,000 a year, or a total in five years  of nearly $20,000.  This trading    with    the Indians by  reserves    who    have   taken    up their  residence on the reserve here, do notjwhite men in~the distri_t, while quite  general, is    contrary    to   the Indian  care ior work of this nature, and,  under conditions which have existed  in recent past years, they have not  had to till the soil to make a good  living. The total' population on the  Enderby and Salmon River reserves,  embracing in all nearly 10,000 acres,  is given by the Indian Agent at 160.  Forty of these are men, forty women  and the balance children. The total  area of cultivated ' land on these reserves is very small. The number of  horses on these reserves will not ex-  Get your  Christmas  Supplies  from us  TOYS, "'  .    DOLLS,  SLEIGHS,  Candies, Fruits  and Nuts  Act, which, if enforced, would hold  every man who buys a cord of wood,  or ties, poles or any merchantable  timber, liable to the Indian Agent  for tbe full payment of the amount  set by the department upon such  poles, ties, cord woad or other timber. The Indian Act is very strict  in these matters, though every person within a radius of ten miles of  Enderby has had reason to know  that the Act is not , enforced in this  regard.     The Act reads:  "12S. Every Indian oi the band  who, without the license in writing  of the Superintendent General, or  some officer or person deputed by  him for that purpose, cuts, carries  away or removes from any portion  of the reserve of his band, for sale  and not for the immediate use of  himself and his lamily any trees,  timber, cordwood or part of any  tree,   saplings,   shrubs,   underwood or  BUSINESS   NEWS  AND   COMMENT  Prepare to die by living.  Reform yourself and make the world  better by one.  Fear is a worse sin than hate. So  live that you need fear no man, and  of whom no man need be afraid.  If it is gifts in hardware that you  are looking for, just investigate the  bargains offered by the Furo:*. Haid-  ware Company this month.  WANT ADS  ADVERTISEMENTS under this head  3c a word first insertion, lc a word  each subsequent insertion.  Don't whine.     Difficulties  for those who cannot climb.  are  only  F. Pyman is putting on a discount  sale oi clocks, watches and jewelery  that ought to make everyone happy  who has a desire for 'these articles as  Christmas gifts.  Don't waste too much oi your'time  over it, bad as it is. The Gobbles  kill just as many as the Guzzles.  Have you seen the new line of the  latest books at A. Reeves' drug  store? And those handsome Xmas  calendars and greeting cards, aren't  they just the thing to send to that  friend far away.  MRS. PARADIS, Dress Making Parlor, Cliff street, second building  from furniture store. Fashionable  dressmaking and ladies' tailoring.  Reasonable prices. Work promptly  executed.  185-ft. frontage on; Belvedere street,"  with 7-roomed house, stable and  woodshed; for sale cheap. Or would  sub-divide to suit purchaser. See  any of the real estate agents in  town. ;   Graham Rosoman.  FOR SALE���������������������������A bargain���������������������������A house of 4  large rooms, with eight lots;' about  30 fruit trees, currant bushes, etc.  city water and electric light. Apply  box 58, Enderby, B.C.  BEDROOM SUITE for sale���������������������������White  enamelled iron bed, springs, mattress, white dresser and washstand.  Price $25. Address, Box 47, Enderby  Press.  FOR SALE���������������������������Sweet  Bring jug. Geo.  by Heights.  cider; 40c gallon.  R. Lawes, Ender-  The word "Clarke" stamped on  your gloves is our guarantee. Dill  Bros.  FURNACE   FOR    SALE���������������������������A McClary  Sunshine;   in   Al   condition;  larger  one installed.       Just the thing J or  small   home;    none    better.   Apply  B., Walker Press, Enderby.  Friendship may stand many  but it is safer without trial.  strains  hay thereon, or   removes,any of the  stane, soil, minerals, metals or other  valuables therefrom,    for sale,   *   *  shall Incur   the    following  penalties:  "a���������������������������for every tree he cuts, carries  away or removes, a penalty of $20.  b���������������������������for cutting, carrying away or  removing any of the saplings, shrubs,  underwood, timber, cordwood or part  of a tree or hay,   if under the value  KIDDIES' FURSV ������������������ne dollar'    a V���������������������������lty of  $4;  and,  if over the    value    of   one dollar, a  penalty of $20.-'  Every person purchasing any of  these things from the Indians, sold  without the permission "of-the .proper  officer is liable -to have the same  seized by the'" Superintendent or his  deputy o.nd to have to pay to the  Department the' full . value 01 the  article so seized.  W. J. Woods  Are your city taxes for the current  year paid ? If not, better pay them  before December 31st. ' After that  date they will begin to bear interest  at 8 per cent.  The Christmas novelties at the Enderby Bakery are going like hot cross  buns at Thanksgiving time. They  are just the thing to fill the kiddies'  stockings with.  Croakers should remember that  though    the    rooster   crows, the hen  Have you seen those beautiful dolls  received this week at the Enderby  Music. Store? And those' wicker baskets and mechanical toys! What a  boon to the Christmas shopper :  .The farmer, is most ..unfortunate  who has "more .land than he can use.  Nature helps. youvto live on this one  condition that- you do not load.up  with' more than you can. handle and  then make use" of all your faculties.  FOR SALE���������������������������Piano in good condition  Price, $325; < easy terms. Apply Box  139, Enderby.  "'OR RENT���������������������������Three-room flat, on Cliff  St., stoves in place. Apply Drawer  15, Enderby.  The greatest Bargain  Sale -in Jewelery, etc.  ever offered in Enderby. This is your  opportunity to get  Al goods in Jewelery  at a  big reduction.  Commencing- Dec. 6th and  continuing* until Dec. 25th  I will give an actual discount of TWENTY-FIVE PER  CENT OFF, on my entire line of Watches, Clocks,  Rings, Brooches, Stick Pins, Hat Pins, ..and General line  of Jewelery; also Cut Glass, Chinaware and Silverware-  In.addition to.this genuine offer of 25 per cent, off, you will also  Have a chance to win the handsome set of.Limoge China.- Come in  and investigate.   The bargains are genuine;   the goods the best.  Jeweler and Optician  ENDERBY  F. PYMAN,  I  4  1  i  1  I  RIST  i     Isn't too far off to see about that present today���������������������������only 18 more  days to do your buying in.  You couldn't choose a better Christmas Gift  for Boy or Man than what we are offering. Better drop in and see  what we have as we cannot fully describe them here, but only give  a partial list:  Silk-Lined Gloves and Mitts,  Fur-Lined Gloves and Mitts,  Gauntlet Gloves and Mitts,  Silk and Wool Mufflers,  Sweaters and Sweater Coats,  Silk Shirts,  Silk Hose.  Ties in all the latest shades and  styles,  Silk, Linen and Cambric Handkerchiefs, initialed and plain  in fancy boxes or separate,  Silk Suspenders in fancy boxes,  Sets, containing Silk Arm Bands,  Hose Supporters and Suspenders in fancy boxes,  Jack Knives and Safety Razors,  Felt Slippers for Ladies & Misses  Boys and Men,  Club Bags,  Fine Brier Pipes in cases,  Silk Unbrellas,  Mouth Organs,  Cuff Buttons,  Tie Pins,  Buy early when assortment is complete  and not be disappointed  Gent's  Furnishings  BOB PEEL  SHOES  Enderby  il  i  < >i  ���������������������������AM  Mi  +-������������������������������������������������������

Cite

Citation Scheme:

        

Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics

Share

Embed

Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                        
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            src="{[{embed.src}]}"
                            data-item="{[{embed.item}]}"
                            data-collection="{[{embed.collection}]}"
                            data-metadata="{[{embed.showMetadata}]}"
                            data-width="{[{embed.width}]}"
                            async >
                            </script>
                            </div>
                        
                    
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:
http://iiif.library.ubc.ca/presentation/cdm.xenderby.1-0178904/manifest

Comment

Related Items