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 'jr  Enderby, B.C., December 24, 1914'  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 7; No. 43; Whole No: 345,  h ���������������������������  v-$*  News in Brief of Enderby and  District of Interest Far and Near  Born���������������������������At their home, Enderby,  Dec. 21st, to Mr. and Mrs. Bobb, a  son.  Born���������������������������At their residence, Dec. 23,>  lo Mr. and Mrs. Peecher, a son.  Miss Fern V. Pratt left on Friday  for, Hartland, N.B.  Miss C. G. Campbell is spending  Christmas at Merritt.  Miss M.V. Beattie left for her Kamloops home last Friday, for the holidays.  Miss M. E. Ruttan is spending the  holidays at her Enderby home,  from Vernon. ���������������������������  Miss Stroulger is spending. the  Christmas holiday at her home,  from Vernon.  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Dougal left for  Nakusp on Monday, where they will  spend the winter.  Miss Irma Flewwelling arrived  ���������������������������home from Crescent Valley on Monday for the holidays.  -Mr. Ai\C.-Skaling left for Van-  S   couvcr.on Tuesday to spend Christ-,  '- mas with the old .folksj -.-*-,  V, "Miss Daisy}Sewell-ahd Mrs. Love  . .earnedup'fromj.Vernon on"Friday to  7 spend^ Christmas in EnderbyV .   '" :  " '-.-, Mri;an(LMrs. L:~B.Plumbley, /of  S^thefSteyneyiRarichr'left/on^Vednes-f  '77day for Kamloops..for,the holidays.  .  ~'. The Enderbjvbilliard parlor was  . taken ovcr~by��������������������������� Mr. Thompson this  .week,, after* an7absence/of ~a/TeSy  months. ,/\,   ���������������������������,  - There will be a Christmas tree for  . the children of St. George's Church'  in the Parish.,Hall on Tuesday eve,  at 7 o'clock. .    -  Keep Jan. 1st open. On that date  the-Enderby Branch of the Ambulance League will give a dance in  K. of P. Hall.  Miss Grace. Smith and Miss Helen  Rae, left on Friday last for Vancouver, where they will spend the  Christmas holidays.  At' the Enderby Hotel there is a  warm sitting room with private  dinning room where ladies from the  country may have afternoon tea.  Mrs. Edward J. White will be At  Home for the first time on the after-  ^noon^oLNe_w^earsJ)ay,^aiuLthere^  after on the second Friday of each  month.  The children of Grindrod were  given a Christmas tree last evening  in the school house, which was enjoyed by a large gathering of the  community.  Rev. C. Reed's lecture on thc Yukon, before the 20th Century Bible  Class in thc Presbyterian Church on  Monday evening, was very much enjoyed by the class.  The stores of Enderby will close  on Saturday as well as on Friday,  as these days have both been made  legal holidays. Do your shopping  for both days to-night.  Mrs. S. Nicholson left Friday evening for Calgary, where she will  spend some weeks before proceeding to Chatham, N. B., to join her  daughter, Mrs. A. E. Taylor.  The Christmas tree exercises by  thc children in the Methodist  Church Tuesday evening were en--  joyed bv a large audience, and all  the little fellows made supremely  happy by the appearance of the real  thing' in*Santa Clauses.  Parish of Enderby: Christmas  Day; Holy Communion, 8 a. m. and  11 a. m. Sunday after Christmas:  Holy Communion, Mara, 10.30 a.m.;  Evensong, Grindrod, 3 p.m.; Evensong, Enderby, 7.30 p.m. Thursday,  New Years Eve, midnight service,  11.30 p.m.  A concert in aid of the church  funds will be held in the school  house, Grindrod, on the evening of  Dec. 30th, at which there will be  solos by Miss Seymour, Mrs. Morton,  Mrs. Wells, Mrs. Neve and other  ladies, and Messrs. Proctor, Gibbs,  Reed and Lambert and other gentlemen.  A deal was made this week by  which Messrs. Poison & Murrin are'  taking- over  the  ladies'  and  chil  dren's boots and shoes and the groceries carried by the Enderby Supply Co. Thisvstock will be added  to. that already carried by Messrs.  Poison & Murrin, and will give this  firm the only ladies' and children's  shoe department in Enderby.  Last Friday evening there was as-  embled at the station a lar^e gathering of the friends of Mr. and Mrs.  A. E. Taylor to bid them good-bye  when they- took their departure  from Enderby for their hew home,  Chatham, N. B. And as the train  pulled out there was many a heartfelt good-bye said and , many an  earnest wish uttered on behalf of  these friends of Enderby and Enderby people.  In the Provincial Police Court,  before Magistrate Rosoman, last  Saturday, Fritz and Herman Oelhom  were tried on a charge of. assault,  sworn to by Robert Jones. It developed at the trial that the Oelhoms  recently purchased a piece of land,  on which the owner reserved some  cord wood. Last week'. Mr.7 Jones  went to the. property, and hauled a<  load of .wpod,a;(������������������ay. ,/rhe elder of  the,^Oelhoms warned hinfat the tiriie  that if tie^wasf to. haul, any" more  wood a\yay;' he should;bring,an- or.-  ���������������������������der* signed 'byr they owner. -^The. next  day;Mr.- Jones and* son /returned - for  another Joa'd. ������������������H&was'asked/t6 "pro-,  diiceian: order/ for/the ^wdod^or stop  loadingUHe 'did'rieitlier.rand there,  was Vslight/mixrup.', A warrant for  the, arrest, 6f^ tht Oelhoms' was' the  sequel, to ;theUmix-up.~~ After the  evidence was heard-the case was  dismissed.' *    r- -' -' ���������������������������,   ...  CURLING SCHEDULE DRAWN  At a meeting of the Curling Club  the past week the -following skips  were elected, and rinks drawn:  Rink 1��������������������������� Murphy, skip: 3rd,  Reeves; 2nd, Pell; 1st, Myers.  Rink 2���������������������������Milt Stevens, skip: 3rd,  Barrows; 2nd, Harkins; 1st, F. S.  Stevens.   . *  Rink 3���������������������������Dow, skip: 3rd, Murrin;  2nd, Sharpe; lstj Mann.  Rink 4���������������������������Walker, skip: 3rd, E. C.  Wheeler; 2nd, T.Ca Ider; 1st, White.  Rink 5���������������������������E.Dill, .skip: 3rd, Gillman; 2nd, F. Dill; 1st, Geo. Calder.  Rink" 6���������������������������Jas. Evans,skip: 3rd,  Peel; 2nd; Pe~arson; 1st, Oppert-  shauser.' - .,  Rink 7���������������������������Prince, skip": 3rd,Knight;  2nd, C'Fravel; Ist.iSkalirig.  Rink 8 ��������������������������� Keith,.skip: 3rd,* Forrester; .2nd, Altehborougn; 1st,  Biddlc.  Rink 9���������������������������Mack, skip: 3rd, Warwick; 2nd, Patton; 1st, J. E. Crane.  Rink 10 ��������������������������� Scott,^; skip: 3rd, La  Forge; 2nd, R. Crane; 1st, Davies.  ���������������������������_The first schedule of the season  has been drawh.~.7A change is made  this season, and instead of each rink  playing the other; the tenrinksare  placed five on a side and the winners play-the winners.. .This will  shorten theschedule'sjjind,' it������������������,is!be-'  lieved,- will' create more^ihterest-as  the^seasori advances,,, for- the'losers  in the "first scheduleiywillr have- a"  chance, in' the. next? and the "rink-,  that, i.s; weakest when;the'-'season'be-,  gins- may be strongest-at'ithe."closer  as;  '���������������������������'A Night Off/' by Local Talent,   . ������������������������������������������������������:���������������������������  Proves Performance of Real Merit  Enderby citizens   were  genuine treat last Friday  - 'The' first schedule/drawn *'is7as  :foliows:���������������������������-^;���������������������������* ��������������������������� -v*: < -������������������-*������������������*���������������������������> ^- ��������������������������� < - * -c>t  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������:      -     '      -���������������������������'    rW-7.9������������������      fe'    -   *-'-:-.  A GLAD HOME-COMING  . Dec:$28  Dow-Walker���������������������������*-',.>' ;-%.< :.Evans-P.rince  -"��������������������������� ���������������������������.'-'������������������������������������������������������ r -'S ; Dec/ 29-*--; ^SrSS -. - :���������������������������;..  Murphy-Stevens-* 7fi". ,  ''_ ,'   f.   Dec;30. ������������������  Dill-Murphy    r7r  Dec. 31  Stevens-Dow,"  Bob   Johnstone    returned   -from  New Denver on Tuesday, and it was  a glad home-coming.   Two months  ago Dr. Brouse, of the Slocan Hospital, came over to see Bob.   He was  low in health���������������������������very low���������������������������and.it did  not take more than a minute or two  for Dr. Brouse to decide whal had"  to be done���������������������������and done quickly.   The  same afternoon Bob left  for New.  Denver with Dr. Brouse. His friends j  bade him good-bye, fearing, bcliev-j " Jnner?  ing, it was to be a long, long good-      tne  ice  -bye.---=But=ainder-4he^skillful-care-of=  Dr. Brouse Bob quickly pull himself.    His recovery has been most  remarkable.     He   is   to-day   better  than he has been for two years, and  there is every indication  that the  improvement is of a permanent nature, which will be good news to his  large circle of friends.  Jan. 4th  Walker-Dill   ,  Jan. 5th  .Murphy-Dow  Jan. Gth  Stevens-Dill  Jan. 7th #'  Stevens-Walker  Jan. 8th  Murphy-Walker  Jan.11th  Dow-Dill  Keith-Mack  *'/'77*���������������������������"-,   '.  Scott-Evans  Prince'-Keith  Evans-Keith  Mack-Scot t  Prince-Mack  Jan. 12th  Scott-Prince  Mack-Evans  Scott-Keith  Winners  was. never  better than  J Ljs^ j ust^_now,=.a nd_niany.-of���������������������������the  '"players  have  already  had  several  games.   Thc season promises'to be  one of the most successful that has  been  held   in  Enderby;  the membership is larger than at any time,  and the season opens with everybody interested.  CUP WINNERS  There "are shown in'thc postoffice  window this week the handsome  silver cups awarded in thc oat and  mangle competitions held the past  season by the Department to the  successful Farmers' Institute members. The cups are suitably inscribed, and must be won three  times by a member before they become the private property of the  winner. .W. Monk, Grindrod, won  the cup for the prize mangles, and  J. F. Moore, Enderby, for the prize  oats. In both these competitions  the second prize was won by thc  Skyrme Brothers, Grindrod," and  the third in oats went to F. Hassard, and. in mangles to Rupert  Davy, Mara.  TO GO TO THE FRONT  CITY COUNCIL MEETING  A meeting of the City Council was  held last evening, Acting Mayor  Murphy in the chair; present, Aldermen Dill, Mack and Robinson.  The amending by-law covering  the extension of time for discount  on taxes passed its first and second  reading.  A redraft of the city bicycle bylaw was submitted by Messrs. Billings & Cochrane, and passed its  initial reading.  A letter from Messrs. Billings &  Cochrane submitted the proposal of  the Water Board as to allotment of  water for waterworks purposes and  power purposes.  Licut.-C'oloncl A. T. Ogilvie, of  Victoria, district officer-.commanding, stated in Vancouver thc other  clay that Lieut.-Colonel C. L. Bott  and his regiment of CIO men, recruited from squadrons of the B. C.  Horse, have been ordered to make  ready to go to the front,at an early  date/ This., regiment, which now  bears the official-title of the Second  Regiment of Canadian Mounted  Rifles, was warned lhat it would be  ordered to thc front shortly.  POOR IN BIBLE LORE  One afternoon an American was  being driven around Edinburgh,  looking at Ihe sights, when thc  cabman stopped and turned to his  fare. "That, sir," he said proudly,  waving his whip towards a residence, "is the house of John Knox.'  "John Knox," was the jokeful rejoinder of the American, "Who the  deuce was John Knox." : "Good  explained tthe cab-  given a  evening,,  when local talent presented at tne  Opera   House   the  laugh-provoking  comedy "A Night Oft."   The house  was crowded, and there was a sympathetic response from the audience  lhat made   the   performance "go"  without a hitch and wilh a mellowness seldom noticeable at, amateur  efi'orts of this kind.  ��������������������������� Great credit is due Mr. Stoker for  his  untiring  elforts   to  bring,the  performance, up to the high standard to which it attained, and to all  those taking part for their splendid  interpretation- of the various,char-,  acters and the ease and grace which  characterized their- portrayal." ���������������������������-- >  "A Night Oft" is one of the Daly  Syndicate,copyright plays���������������������������one of  the s best of them���������������������������for which the  publishers charge a royalty, of $25  every time it is performed.   There  are  no  dramatic  climaxes Jin :the  play, but it is filled with ludicrous  mrnsthat keep' the audience-in^the  laughing spirit .from, the,rise/to*the  drop of, the 'curtain on'.each" of-.the  four acts.; ",/ " ~":,: "-/{/, :-���������������������������������������������   S,S-������������������j':  ;7 Professor S Babbits ahd^MaYcjus  AiireliusySnap.-are-';the,' hca'dlin'ers'  .of'the .cast, so~ far as, intcr.es.tfin,the-  performance" "goes.-"'/The r PfofcssoV  was'given- bj7Mi\.- Stokcr/'ahd', Mar-'  cus- Aui"elius:������������������Sn'apr,by^MrJv^Milt.~  Stevens.-f'-Mr'r.Stokcr's'poi'trayalnwas'  eTceH'ent;?#H^  form/and;gestures of a college-professor -. down ;td,>aJ'T"; and rat yjio;  part tjof ������������������the_ performance^ did^He���������������������������  show, anyr, "slowigoirigj"'-/-Mr.f-Ste--  vens' ;"Snap" could'notvhave .been  better,given, and he;and:the' Pro^  fessor acted up strong :in" theJudix  crous" parts;. ..In: ther.packing-up  scene in "the;lastvact.-the- Professor  showed'a'nicety for humorous' detail that would have been difficult,  for a professional to improve-upon.'  The play runs with a touch,of  private life in the home of a college  professor.- Professor Babbit,' whose  wife opposes theatricals, writes* a  tragedy, and is induced by;."Snap"  a theatrical barn-stormer in pursuit  of fame and fortune, lo allow him  to produce it.   Mrs. Babbit must not  know  anything about  the  coming  performance.     She   manages ��������������������������� the  Professor's    household    with    no  quesUons asked.    Also, as mothcr-  iivla"\\^sh"e���������������������������c"0"ntrols��������������������������� the-affairs^ofT^|j-j^ yj ,s  her daughter's home, and through' ���������������������������   -   '  her and the clever, foxy Mr. Snap,  situations  become  more  ludicrous  at every stage of the performance.  Miss Gibbs, as the Professor's wife,  carried   her  part well.    And  Miss*  Elliott, as the newly-wed daughter,  Mrs. Dr. Damask, showed a conception   of   the   character   that   was  simple,   confiding   and   true.     Mr.  Gillman's Dr.Damask was also good.  Miss Hazel Stevens, as Nisbe Babbitt, the youngest imp of the household, seemed a wee bit too Priscilla-  like to get oul of the character all  that an "imp" should be, but her, appearance and. acting, voice and  enunciation _ were ' charming. Mr'.-  Prince, as Jack Mulberry, the young  man with a 'past,"- gave a very true  interpretation of the character, and  when "srnitten-'by the- charms 'of.  Miss Nisbe, he wakened to. the pari  like a withered hot-house plant rc::  sponds to,refreshing,showers..   S'7 **��������������������������� ���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������  Mr. Campbell's Lord Mulberry, in7  pursuit of Jack, was well received,.'/,  and Miss Francis Mowat, as'SusanVy V  "the brassiest," was all that the part "7s  called for. , Mr. Grindon, as ProcoL/7'  the usher at the'University, ,wa's'nol7^..  on-the stage-,-lo,ng enough for the/'-'-*;-  audience'to   get- acquainted Avith7������������������77  im.  ..������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-    '    .--_     *, . i-. ,,-���������������������������<���������������������������:, 7;7������������������...  *:The selections given by the.En-S^S^J^lQ,  -p-ri  -���������������������������"������������������������������������������������������"VI  ''3  ^1  sm  '���������������������������r&l  THINKS HE.SEESITHE END,  Z Mr.! Charles7W7 Barron,v/head of..  The  Wall -Street  Journ'alyVnd_. the/j  Boston News Bureau;:who.has made',-;,--r  a flying visit to Europe to.study*the ���������������������������"-'���������������������������.  war,and the financial-situation;"is*=l_7*  credited wilhsaying: -,- "'  - y; ,, -  . "England has undertaken the lar-v*  gest  financial  expenditure-of any >    ~  nation in connection with the war."  ���������������������������Her compensation will come mostly' ���������������������������  -\  in'thc insurance of peace, for'thc ������������������������������������������������������  next hundred years.   The Germans;  are most bitter against England, but ,  after the war they will learn that  Great, Britain is their best  friend,   .  for as the industries of.England and  Germ any,, a re su pplemental.-to_eac'h  S?S^:i  i\  '-ft  British policy to see that  industrial Germany is preserved."  Thc finest selection of chocolates  and candies for Christmas shoppers  ever seen in Enderby. Come in and  see Ihem���������������������������at Joe's  An   opening  boys���������������������������a hole in  for  Enderby  the ice.  small  Conflicting Statements from Both  Lines Indicate Desperate Fighting  heavens, mon,  man, glancing at  look  of  mingled  "hain't you never  A MERRY CIIRISTMAS~TO ALL  the other with a  pity  and  read your  scorn,  Bible."  We sincerely wish you, one and  all, the choicest blessings of this  Christmas Tide, and may the coming year bring prosperity to each  an all. DILL BROS.  In the opinion of the French military .authorities, lhe Germans arc  beginning to lose Iheir grip on  France and Belgium. An official  summary of the results achieved by  the Allies in their offensive recounts  progress at many points, which  "seems to have disturbed the enemy." Thc latest communications  from Berlin, however, tell of offensive movements with resulting gains,  and make it appear that the German armies are firmly holding the  conquered ground.  There is a similar conflict of  statements concerning the condition in thc east. The Russian war  office challenges recent accounts of  a great German victory in. Poland.'  While it is admitted at "Petrograd  that the recent retirement of the  Russians to new positions was not  entirely voluntary, the claim is  made that the armies arc now in  safer and stronger positions.  The ultimate outcome of the German advance upon Warsaw is still  iroblematical, as a decisive battle  las vet to be fought. Although the  Russian centre has retired, it now  has been reinforced and is holding  a line on the Bzura river from its  juncture with the Vistula.  Resentment A roused  The semi-official.attempts to minimize  the  importance  of the  east  coast  raid  have aroused  some  resentment   in   London  which  finds  voice in  a  letter  from Sir Walter  'Runciman, father of the president  of the Board  of Trade, who asks  how it came to pass "that when the  ���������������������������German vessels came into lhc open  from their hiding place, they were  allowed to come' lo our shores unobserved,    unchallenged    an'd    obviously unknown.    Why were they  allowed to get here without interruption,  ancl   why  escape?    What  does the intelligence department say  to this?   Were we caught napping?  .The ' publishing . of ��������������������������� the   fantastic-  phrases, so oft   repeated, that  the  raid   has  no  military  significance,  that developments are going on and  that the ships fled and were lost in  the mist is no consolation to those  who have been bereaved and those  who crowd lhe hospitals.   Nor is il  quite a sailor-like way of disposing  of an ugly incident  that required  resource and instant action."  Five  Flour a  Roses   and  Dill Bros.  Harvest   Queen THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, December 24, 1914  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published every  Thursday at    Enderby,   B. C. at  $2   per  ye������������������r,   by   Ui������������������  Walker   Press. t  Advertising Rates:   Transient,  50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  Legal Notices:   12c a line first insertion: 8c a line each subsequent insertion.  Reading Notices and Locals: lf>c a line.  DECEMBER 24,  L914  OUR CHRISTMAS WISH  Wc wish thai thc spirit of Christinas could become thc spirit of everyday. For there is no  truer blessing to one than to tell his friends how  deeply he is interested in their welfare and how  greatly, he wishes them happiness.  Our readers will please accept our cordial  good wishes that this Christmas Day may be  merry and happy, and that it may bring to one  and all blessings which shall brighten all thc  other clays of thc years to come.  ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY  Somebody has said that poverty has its .advantages and adversity its uses. When you are  poor and your neighbor is poor, and all your  friends are poor, you can wear out your old  clothes and none will think the worse of you for  doing il���������������������������indeed, your neighbors and friends will  envy you for having so many old clothes to wear  out. You arc also excused from calls, you are  not troubled with too many visitors, bores do not  bore you, spongers do nol sponge. No one thinks  of presenting you wilh a testimonial; ilatterers  do not Halter you, ami you are saved many a de-  cqfilon".." AjuiriasllyTif you have"ii "tnlc^fficmrift  lhc world, you arc sure to know it in a short  manage]', Mr. R. Robertson, must bear the brunt  of it all. Speaking at Summerland last week,  Mr. Robertson gave a summary of the past season's operations, detiling the various moves  made by him in his -efforts,to secure for the  growers higher prices and a better market.  To satisfy himself as to the reason why his organization had not gotten belter prices, a number  of questions had been sent lo dealers from Winnipeg to the coast, asking for impartial, confidential answers thereto. Summarized, these  answers were lhat, up to the time df the recent  dumping, competition from Washington was nil.  The Growers' worst competition was from Okanagan Valley in the form of '.consignments' and  culling of prices. The question of what firm, or  firms arc doing this, pointed invariably to one  particular, firm, a second sometimes being mentioned. Were our prices lower than our competitor's? No. Based on a $600,000 crop how  much more would wc have gotten if there had  been no internal competition? These answers  ranged from $60,000 to $300,000. One expert  put'it at $120,000.  "Get together; this is your only salvation," declared Mr. Robertson. Declaring he was no pessimist, he said "Wc are going to do it; the temper  of the Okanagan people is along that line."  Mr. Robertson recounted how he had been  forced to dispose of much of thc season's output  on the consignment basis. There was, however,  no one more opposed to the consignment method  than he. By that method the seller absolutely  lost control of the price. It was equally unsatisfactory for the wholesaler and retailer. One retailer pleaded with him to endeavor to control the  price, as on a consigned market one dealer has no  idea of what his competitor is paying.  ASSOCIATED BOARD OF TRADE  space ol lime.  In the'vicinity of Enderby there are many evidences of lhe advantages of adversity. In whatever direction one turns the eye, there'are small  or large patches of newly cleared land, with here  and there new farm buildings and increased-acreage being made ready for spring ploughing.  Tin.- ()KI-yea'rniiig-l()--get-away-f-ro!n-ll]c-far]i]-aii<l  into the cities has disappeared.'..For the past few  years our farmers have been turning their heads  from Ihe land to the cities. Today they are  lurniug hack, hack from the cities to the land  .And wilh them are coming others,  adverse induslrinl conditions in the large and  small cities Ihere would nol be lhis turning back  to the land.  .People are realizing now as they  before, lhat the man who is real  i.s the. man on the land, and there.  more of Ihem getting back to it.  wing of the back-lo-thc-land idea  man on Ihe land, who previously IV  with his lot, more encouraged, am  Ihe farm life spurs him on to do things left undone for years. All of this is bringing to the  land new blood, new interest, new life, and the  outcome eannol be but good to each and all.  At the annual meeting bf the Associated  Boards of Trade held at Kelowna on thc 8th inst.  delegates were present from Armstrong, Vernon,  Kelowna, Summerland and Penticton. Resolutions were passed requesting the Provincial Government to pass a law similar to the "Sales and  Shares Act" of Manitoba, to prevent the peddling  of shares in unsound companies; urging upon the  Dominion Government to enact legislation to  compulsorily expropriate such Indian lands for  legitimate settlement wherever it is found necessary in the general interest of thc district to do  so; in favor of free wheat; asking the Provincial  Government to enact- legislation compelling  vehicles to carry lights when travelling after  dark; requesting the Dominion Government ato  increase thc maximum weight lor thc carrying  of fruit by parcels post up to 15 pounds.  ���������������������������The work of the Associated Boards of Trade,in  recent years has been of thc utmost importance  to the various parts of the Okanagan Valley.  Naturally, the towns mostly benefitted were  those whose local Board of Trade took the most  advantage of the opportunities offered by membership "in thc Associated Boards. In this particular, perhaps thc Enderby Board has been the  most lax, and, as a result, Enderby has not taken  thc position justly entitled to. However, next  year lhe annual meeting of the Associated Boards  will be held in Enderby, and in view of this, there  is no doubt that Enderby will rally to line and  take her place with the oilier Valley towns in  working on a broad basis in the interest of the  Valley as a unit.  BANKof MONTREAL  Eatahliihed 1817  Capital,  $!(',000,000  (paidup)  RMt,  tlC.MMU  H.-V. Meredith, Esq., President  Sir Frederick -Williams-Taylor, General Manager  BRANCHES IN LONDON,7HNG., NHW YORK and CHICAGO.  SAVINGS   DEPARTMENT  Deposits received from fl upwards, ���������������������������ml interest allowed at currant rates.  Interest credited 30th June     und 31st December.  ENDERBY BRANCH A. E. TAYLOR, Manager  Specials in Lumber  while they last:  No. 4 Novelty Siding,  No. 2 2z4 and 2x6,  No. 2 Mixed Lath,    -  Short Cord wood,  Dry Blocks,  $10.00 per M  $13.00 per M  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  $3.00 per load  Why not lay in your winter supply of wood NO W  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS,Ltd. Ena.rby  Our Popular Xmas Dinner will be served  from 6.00 to 7.30.   Reserve a seat  King Edward Hotel, LP^URPHY Enderby  c ������������������������������������������������������  BLUE, WHITE AND YELLOW PAPERS  If those diplomats of Europe had been as ready  to=])ublish^their^blue-papersr=an(Hwhite^papersi  and yellow papers when the war was brewing,  and had then taken the people into their confidence as they dd now, there would have been  no war. What good can it do at this stage of the  game for the world to know what was said and  written leading up to thc war? The time for the  people to know these things is before they are  thrown into war by our secret diplomacy.-' If the  commem people--Jhcpeo^^  tier the load of the war debts���������������������������could be told what  our diplomats are doing before they are led into  war,.there would be no war, for the great heart  of the. great common people the world over beats  But for Tlie' I'lK', :intl Ihey know that war is hell, for lhe  winner as well as the loser, and that there is a  better way of settling disputes than by brute  force.  never realized  lv independent  are more and  This popular-  lias made the  It discontented  I the charm of  PLOTTING A "KHAKI ELECTION"  AND ONCE A CAIN: "GET TOGETHER"  Again and again the slogan has been sounded  Id liie growers of lhe Okanagan, and each year  I lie, same cry comes back: "Why can we nol get  heller-prices for our products?"  The closing months of the shippers' season are  upon us. and already the growers are bitterly  complaining of the low prices for Ihe past year's  crops. OF course, the. blame, is being laid at Ihe  door of the I'uiled (Jrowers' Association, and the  Heck's Weekly says the Liberal newspapers  throughout the country seem bent upon forcing  thc. Government into an early election. Protesting lhat they would regard such an election as a  breach of the "political truce," now supposed to  exist between the parlies, they are nevertheless  doing everything within Iheir power to provoke  the Conservatives inlo making thc appeal which  they affect so greatly to deplore. No one need  blame the. Liberals if they think Ihey see an opportunity for redceming*lhc country from Conservative rule within the next three months for  doing everything within their power to bring  about an election as soon as possible. But they  will find Sir Robert Borden and his colleagues  fully capable of meeting them, whatever election  scheme they may bring forward.  Wheat, Oats, Etc.  Shortly after New Years we will have installed, with our  new power plant, the best Feed Grinder money can buy.  .   We will then solicit your custom work.  See later announcement.  v  Alfalfa Products Company  ENDERBY  eANA:DIAN^PATRIOTie-FUND^914rlncorporatetr  Patron: His Majesty the King.  President: Field Marshal His Royal Highness the Duke of Connaught,  Governor-General of Canada.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA   BRANCH  Committee: His Honor Thos. W. Pa terson, Lieutenant-Governor,  Chairman.  The Hon. Sir Richard McBride, K.   C. M. G.  F. S. Barnard, Hon. Sec.-Treas.  Subscribe for thc Press and get the war news  boiled doAvn.  ENDERBY BRANCH  Committee: Aid, P. H. Murphy, Acting Mayor, President,  Graham Rosoman, City Clerk, Hon. Sec.  .1. AV. Oilman, Manager Enderby Branch Union Bank of Canada,  Hon.-Trcas.  Thc objects of this organization are: "To collect, administer and  distribute a fund for the assistance, in case of need, of-the wives."  children and other dependent relatives of officers and men, residents of  Canada, who during the present war, may be on active service Avith  the naval and military forces of the British Empire and Great Britain's  allies." Thus, those who will benefit by the Eund arc the dependents, not only of Canadian volunteers and regulars, but also of British  army and navy reservists, and of French, Belgian, Servian, Russian  and J".i:.-;>iese reservists who have joined the colors and left depend-  enl relatives in Canada; these soldiers are fighting side by side for a  common cause, and their families are entitled to equal consideration.  Under lhe direction of the central organization at OttaAva, and  making allowance for differences'in thc cost of living, the scale of  distribution lo those entitled to assistance will be approximately tin-  same throughout Canada.  The Executive Committee of the Enderby Branch earnestly solicit  donations, which may he remitted or handed to any of the local  ollicers, or to Mr. II. M. Walker, of the Enderby Press. All contributions will be promptly acknowledged through The Press.  Oct. 2711, 1914. GRAHAM ROSOMAN, Hon.-Sec.  It will cost you just one-  third of a cent a pound ������������������S?ve  Butter wrapped in your own neatly printed Butter Parchment, if you order from-    THE WALKER PRESS  I  '���������������������������  - .     )  _  ��������������������������� i  . 1]  *"��������������������������� "-\ ���������������������������    -  A  " ^~"r- '  \1 <*���������������������������  Thursday, December 24, 1914  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Men are ever ready to help others  into liberty, but never ready to  help themselves.  OF CANADA  When will You Save if  you don't Save NOW ?  Though your salary or income  will no doubt increase, so will  your expenses���������������������������and many find  that the latter more than keep  pace with the former; Now is the  time to start a Reserve Fund���������������������������  and the Savings Department of  the Union Bank of Canada-is  the place to keep it.  ... Deposit the extra you have ,on  hand now ��������������������������� you can open an  account with any sum, down to'  onedollaf���������������������������anddrawiuterest on it."  Enderby Branch,      j. W. GILLMAN, Manager  SECRET'SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. .'40.  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. rn Oddfellows Hall. Visftttr*  brethren cordially invited  GRAHAM ROSOMAN  W.M.  ' JNO. WARWICK  Secretary  I. 0.0. F.  * T^^Sss/  Eureka Lodge, No. 50  Me������������������ts every Tuesday evening^ at 8 o'clock, in I. O.'  O.F.hall.^Metcalf block.  -V-siting-brothers" al-  welcome.'.    -    JAS. MARTIN; N.-G.  ,-,  --,.:-  ------- " C. PARKINSON,'V; G. .=  Z'-S 7   ..-- 1  ;R..E.VWHEELER. Sec'y.'.  .. ���������������������������":,:'   ,     J. B. GAYLORD. Treas.  ways.  ENDERBY   LODGE:  J-. ,   ,;, No. 35, K. of P. '���������������������������  '   -,  ,.\ Meets every Monday evening  l^-in'K. of P. Hall.- Visitors cordially invited to attend.  ,T.H. CALDER, C. C.  , '.* J. .WARWICK. K:R.S:     /  .-    -'"\    -r    R.J. C0LTAR1VM.F.; 7  7 Hall suitabl.J forCon'certs, Dances and all public  entertainments. ' For rates, etc., address,  '     R. N. BAILEY. Endsrby   -  ,   .   PROFESSIONAL   .'-7  ^C. SKALING,-B:;A."-  Barrister,-Solicitor,  Notary Public.  Money to Loan "   Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;  Careful Drivers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers ''  Land-seekera  and Tourists invited to give us a trial.  NOTICE  Poultrymen wishing to join the  Enderby Egg Circle can have rules  and full information on application  to Mr. C. . Bigge, Gainford Ranch,  Enderby.  iSee our new McClary Range j  I���������������������������The   Gary.       It's   some iy  j Range, at a popular price. j  1 POLSON     &     MURRIN   {  Allies Slowly Pushing Germans  Back in Flanders, but Lose in East  The raid of German warships on, their lines f  thc Northeast coast of England and  their escape in the fog after having  bombarded Scarborough, Hartlepool and Whitby, where nearly 100  persons were killed and nearly  twice that number injured, and  great damage was done to property,  completely overshadows the operations on land thc past week in London. The raid was made between  8 and 9 a. m., Dec. 16th and'the distance along the coast line attacked  was about 40 miles. From Heligoland, the German naval base, to the  English coast towns attached, is 400  miles, and the public of England  are now asking how the German  warships managed to break through  the cordon of British warships j made for  which are supposed to have the entrance at Heligoland.-bottled up.  It was an additional surprise, and  a disappointment, when the admiralty announced that all the German  ships succeeded in ��������������������������� escaping and  safely reaching Heligoland again,  through the network~of mines,"after  succeeding in making the ruthless  raid on the fortified and unfortified  coast cities.  -The operations of the. Allies on  lan'd the past week have-been "of'the  utmost importance. The British,  French and Belgian troops 'have  continued their7 offensive in the  West, and; according,to the French  official reports, have made  slight progress. This has not been  accomplished without serious opposition on the part of the Germans,  ines forward from Nicuporl,  they had the assistance of the  British fleet, which violently bombarded Westende, one of thc many  little coast towns held by the Germans. This attack was without effect, and lhc Allies were repulsed,  Berlin says.  Farther inland, the French also  claim to have gained ground. Jn  thc Argonne there apparently has  been a lull in thc fighting, but both  in thc Woevre and Alsace, the two  other regions where severe fighting  has been in progress for some time,  the Germans appear to have delivered counter attacks, though  without results.   "'  In Poland, preparations are being  a new battle, or series of  battles. The Germans claim to  have achieved the greatest victory  of the war over the Russians, in  the vicinity of Warsaw and along  the Vistula, but the details of the  victory have not been given out,  and the report is discredited. However, the Russians, according to a  former member of the Cabinet, at  Petrograd, have decided, despite  the disappointment it must cause,  to withdraw their left wing at least,  and form a new line back in their  own territory. This, the .report  says, will'relieve Gracow, but will  compel the Austro-German forces  to fight farther away from the  further strategic railways by which they  have been able to move troops at  will to desired points. This plan  doubtless will affect'the rest of the  who, at every point where an advance-was made, fought against it  foot by foot. ,   '.  Along - the   coast; of   Flanders,  where the. Allies are trying:to. push  battle line also^ except in thc extreme north of Poland, where the  German  back by  siahs. '  column   has  been   diSven  a superior .force of Rus-  -.*-���������������������������  PROPERTY OWNERS ���������������������������'  1. Adams, Frank A.. ..  2. ^Airth,; Alexander's.*" Airth,; James "7-?:  4^ Attenborough, Alwyn  Attenborough; .*!M.'E. (Mrs)  yBailey; Robert 7  -  7  Bailey, Robert N.  Baird, Andrew M.  Baird, Isabella . (Mrs.)  ,  5.  -%  7.  8.  9.  10. . Baird, JameY E.  "11:   Batik of Montreal,?  rep.,E. J. White  Banton, William E.  Barnes, Frederick H..  Bates, A. Mae (Miss)  Beattie, Andrew  Bell, Florence A. (Mrs.)  Bell, George    '  Bellamy, George.  Binch, Richelieu H.  Bin-ell, Andrew D.  Bishop, Josephine (Mrs.)  ���������������������������22r^Bla"ckburnT7Jane*^('Mrs7)==  23.   Blackburn, Richard  Blackburn, William  Blanchard,Beatrice L. (Mrs)  Blanchard, Herbert E.  Bobb, Edward R.  Bradley, Sarah J. (Mrs.)  Calder, Thomas H.  Campbell, Duncan  Canadian Pacific Railway  Co., rep. John Burnham  Carcl'oot, Joseph H.  Carlson, Benj t J.  Carlcton, Eva (Mrs.)  Carson, Robert C.  Chapman, Laura  (Mrs.)  Clark, Amos  Columbia Flouring Mills  Co.Ltd., rep C.E.Strickland  Coode, John C.  Crane, John E.  Crane, Reginald  Crossman, Alan F.  Dagg, James C.  Dale, James  Dill, Edward B.  Dill, Frank B.  Dougal, John A.  Dow, James A.  Dugclalc, Charles E.  Duncan,1 Mary A. (Mrs.)  English, James C.  Evans, James E.  Evans, Joseph W.  Faulkner, Andrew A.  Flack, Walter II.  Flewwelling, Hiram F.  Flewwelling1, Irma (Miss)  Folkard, John  Forster, Edith M. (Miss)  Forster, Robert E. T.  Fortune, Alexander L.  12.  13.  14.  15.  16.  17.  18.  19.  20.  21.  24.  25.  26:  27.  28.  29."  30..  31.  32.  33.  34.  35.-  36.  37.  38.  39.  40.  41.  42.  43.  44.  45.  46.  47.  48.  49.  50.  51.  52.  53.  54.  55.  56.  57.  58.  59;  60.  61.  , 62.' Fravel," 'Jamcs^F. 7 *;'  '63.*- FrcdriksonyiRobert7 S.  -'64.- ' Fulton,,'-Aridfcwyy-;. yr.y*  65.    Gaylorcl,"John B.1 -"7s:  m^GjbbsV-Mabel Rr ;(Miss): - r  67.    Gibbs, RichardlR.     '    :-  68.'   'Glen/KennHtn   ., ' .  ���������������������������:" ,  .69.-  Golightly/: William H. 7  '70.    Gorie; Frederick T. ;'/''  71. Graham,r William J.y  72. Grant, John_N'. 7  73. r Gray, Edward^G. ". '.  74.' Greyell, Henry J. y -  757    Gunter, Abram  76. ' Hallet, Edwin  77. Harper,, J.. M. . ���������������������������  78. Hartry, Agnes (Mrs.)  79. Harlry, Samuel F.  80. Harvey, Eva E. (Mrs.)  81. Hassard, Frank  82. Hatcher, Isabella H. (Mrs)  83. Hawkins, Charles E.  84. Hedley, John W.  ���������������������������-  85. Hendrickson,Emma_F._(Mrs)  m ���������������������������     " ~~ "" "  87.  88.  89.  90.  91.  92.  93.  94.  95.  96.  97.  98.  99.  100.  101.  102.  103.  104.  105.  106.  107.  108.  109.  110.  111.  112.  113.  114.  115.  116.  117.  118.  Hendrickson, Henry  Henniker, Mabel (Mrs.)  ,  Higginson, John  Hughes, Bessie (Mrs.)  Hughes, George T.  Hulchison,Margarct (Mrs)  Jalland, Elizabeth (Mrs.)  Jaquest, Henry P.  Johnson, Carl  Johnson,CathcrincJ. (Mrs)  Johnson, Herbert T.  Johnson, James F.  Johnston, A'bert R.  Johnstone, Jane (Mrs.)  Johnstone, John S.  Jones, Robert  Keith, HarrvW.  Keith, May B. (Mrs.)  Kellington, Charles W.  Lawes, Eva (Mrs.)  Lawes, George R.  Lcllman, Stephen  Lindrot, Hugo  Logan, Florence (Mrs.)  Lucas, John C.  Mack, Edward J.  Mackav, Jane (Mrs.)  Manscl, George W.  Marois, Edmond  Marshal, Anthony T.  Martin, James  Matthews. Ann (Mrs.)  Miller, Alice J. (Mrs.)  119. Mitchell, Hugh  120. Mitchell, Hugh A.  121. Mowat, James  122. Murphy, Patrick H.  123. Munro, George L.  124. McArthur, Andrew S.  125. McLcod, Donald A.  126. McMahon, Elizabeth (Mrs)  127. McMahon, James  128. McMahon, Ernest  129. Ncill, Horace  130. Nichol. James  131. Okanagan Saw Mills, Ltd.  rep. R. E. Harkins  132. Oli'ord, Bruce '  133. Opperlshauscr, Charles  134. Paradis, Caroline (Mrs.)  135. Paul, Andrew ' 1  136. Peel, Robert E.  137. Pell, William C.   ���������������������������  138. Piper, Cecil G.   .  139. . Poison, John R.  140. Poison, Samuel  141. Poison, Thomas C.  142. Poison, William S.  143. Pound; Alice J. (Mrs.)  144. Pound, Williani  145. Powers, George' L.  146. Price, Albert Rs'  147. Prosscr, Frederick R.  148. Pyman. Martha J. (Mrs.)  149. Reed, Christopher  150. Reeves, Elizabeth (Mrs.)  151. Richards, James C.  152. Richardson, Morril E;  153. Robinson, George S.  154. Robinson, Mary (Mrs.)  155. Robinson, Ruth (Mrs.)  1DO. Robinson, Tom  ly/. Rodie,.Thomas E.  .  100. Ronald, William E.,  159; Rosoman, Amy.(Mrs.) ..:  100. Rosoman, Blanche (Mrs.)  loi. . Rosoman, Graham  io_. Russell, Mary E: (Mrs.)",  100. Ruttan, John L.   .     ���������������������������  104. Schammchorn, Edward R.  105. Schultz, Gustavus  ibo. Sharpe, George R.,  167. Sherlow, Frederick .  11)6.. Simard, Edward, s~ -7 '.  ioy. Simard, Mary (Mrs.); "/ .  i/u. Singer, John A. - :ii-~  1/L . .Skancs*; Eh (Miss) ?^������������������v_'_.  u2. Skjcic^Simori^O:-/-:; y " i  Ho., Smedley, George H. ,7. 7-  174. -/Smithers, Andrew; J.'-*��������������������������� '.-:  175.-���������������������������' Sparrow."Elizabeth:(Mrs.)  , 17GV ;!Snccrs',4Sidncy H. .   ,-., 7  177."rstatcn,Xaroline' (Mrs:)-: -n  178:.. Stoward, Mary E.", (Mrs:) '  179. Stoward, George     *'.-:vt J-  180. Stoward/Robcrt H..    *-  181... Stroulger, Kathleen (Miss)  182. Siitcliil'c, Alfred   .    ,7  183.-, Swan, Henry       .1   :--^--  184. Tayloi% -Harold  185. Taylor, William . 7"  186. Teece, Samuel  187. Turner, Francis T.  188. Turner, ViolclH!. (Mrs.)  189. Walker, Anna G. (Mrs.)  190. Walker, Henry M.  191. Wallace, William    "   -  192. Ward, John Simon  195. Ward,-Richard  194. Warwick, John  195. Wheeler, Annie C. (Mrs.)  j-jb-^4Vhceler,JEcLwajidX   197. Wheeler, William J.  198. Williams, Guy L.  199. Williams, Wilhclmina M.  (Mrs.)  200. Wilson, Albert  201.- Wilson, Herbert R.  202. Woods, William J.  203. Worthington, Hugh II.  ������������������  HOUSEHOLDERS  204. Davics, Horatio G..  205. Gildemeester, Herman  206. Kenny, Noah 11.  207. Knealc, Thomas  208. Pound, Thomas  209. Sowden, Oliver  LICENSE HOLDERS  210. Murrin, Gakcbeth II.  211. Reeves, Arthur  218. "Bigge; RosamondB.(Mrs)  219. Brash, Thomas  220. Brown, George  221. Bryant, Thomas A.  222. Buckiicll. George  223. Byrnes, Hehry  22-L    Cameron, Benjamin J.  225. Cameron, Robert B. McL.  226. Campbell, Alexander  227. Chadwick, Robert  228. Dodge, H. D.  229. Dunwoodie, Merlin C.  230. Elliott. Hezekiah  231. Ellison, James  232. Frei, Peter J.  233. Garden, Charles  234. Gardner, John .  235. Glen, Ida (Mrs.)  236. Greaves, Lionel C.'  237:    Grindon, Henry  238. Johnston, George B.  239. Lcroy, Lafayette  240. Lucas, George"        '   .������������������  241. Marwood, David    '���������������������������   ;  242. ' Mohr, Charles D. *  243. Murdock, William F.  244. McKay, John     .  ���������������������������245. -/Nelson,-, Charles M.  7  246.7 Newberry, Darius W.  247. Preston, Henry A.  248. Proctor,.L. J.  249.7 Rice, Sadie M. (Mrs.)-  .250.    Roberts, Robert  251/ Roberts, Samuel  252.    Scott, James   ���������������������������  '253.    SpcaiyJRichard.J.    ..', ,-  251.    Slebbings, William7F.  2557   Strickland, Bertha (Mrs.).;  256:   Teece, Herbert      \  257.    Tibbels;0. D., ,   ���������������������������', .  258!    Waby, Frederick       --"      ���������������������������   , t<  "** *  All women are riddles; but most \  of Ihem gucssablc. '   ' -^   m  *;  ���������������������������j  0. K. Barber ^pj0^  H. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor -JS-'-.C'  r-:<  '.Everything   new   and*  ���������������������������js  '---v'*!.,**t  hi ".....'  up-to-datc.'7;;  ���������������������������y .   -   - '.x,y .' ->  S-Ncxi thc, Fulton Block, 'Enderby^ HSP^S  '!-*S'S*r'l  44?  ���������������������������---   ��������������������������� -������������������������������������������������������-������������������������������������������������������. -&" Bt .  i Our Dry Goods Department  I is offering some real good  bargains, m all lines.   Have  a look in.  POLSON     &     MURRIN  Extra-Municipal Property Owners; (entitled to vote for  School Trustees, but not for  Mayor and Aldermen.)  212. Armstrong, S. F.  213. Avery, Charles G.  214. Backnaus, Richard G.  215. Barnes, Mary L. (Mrs.)  216. Bcchervais, John J.'  217. Bigge, C.F.  " Royalite Coal Oil in bulk;  3 gals, for $1.00. It pays to  buy it that way.  SYNOPSIS Of COAL hlNlNGREGULATIONS  ^. Coal "mining., rights of /th������������������ tDominion;  ���������������������������in Maniitoba', . - Saskatchewan and'"Al"-'^:  'berta; -the '��������������������������� Yukon,"*-Territory,-"^tafZ"^  -Northwest yTerritdrie8yr'ahd.,'a"- portibn-.y  of- the province ,ofyBritish ,Columbia,^/.*  .may be leased for) a"*'term.of'twenty1'^'  one years) at',an .annual ��������������������������� rental; of *.|17.^  an' acre'.f: Not-more'.- ihan '2,560 acre������������������-'v*::  will be leased to one'applicant: f,V*/-f'Y'  Application., for'.a. lease-must'b������������������  made by Lthe - applicant inypersdh to/,  the Agent   or' sHb'-Agentof the rdi������������������-/7  trict in which rights applied for art. -  situated. *���������������������������' -   . '  -   .'.--"     -*"': :yj- ,  In'surveyed, territory the land must, ;  be described   by   sections,   or   legal  sub-divisions of   sections,-.and in'ua-" -*~  surveyed   territory   the tract, applied  for shall be staked out by th# appli- ,.'  cant himself. / . '--f . -,V  Each   application   must be acconv-  panied by a fee   for $5 which will be  refunded if the rights applied for are  ,*  aot, available,- .but-inot- o'therwlge.TlA-^���������������������������  royalty   shall   be paid, on    the mef- ;  charitable 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 of  merchantable coal mined and pay tbe  royalty thereon. , ii the cual mining  rights are not being operated, such  returns should be furnished at least -  once a year.  - The-lease will include the coal min-- -  ing rights only, hut the lessee may-be  permitted to purchn.se whatever  available surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of  thc mine at the rate of (10.00 an acrt  For full information application  should bo made to the Secretary' of  thc Dcpnrtraent of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Suk-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. 13. ������������������������������������������������������Unauthorized    publication   of  his advertisement    will  not be paid  for.  OVER 66 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  H  Trade Marks  DcaidNS  Copyrights Ac.  AtiYOtiMMdlni ������������������iketch and description may  qnlolilr a������������������c������������������rtaln our opinion fr������������������������������������ whotlior ������������������n  liivctiilon Is probably patentable.  Communion.  POLSON     &     MURRIN  T-*-  tloiMMrlctlTeonftJentlol. HANDBOOK on Patent*  Bcni froo. OI(l������������������9t iKoncy fortocuriegpatuiiti.  I'M unlit taken tbroush Munn A Co. roc������������������lT������������������  rpecial notice, wltbout onarge, In tbe  Scientific Jtmcrican.  A handionwly Ulottwited wetklr- Ljrgeat air-  culnlKin of any acJentlnR Journal, lanni (or  Cjin������������������d������������������, $*7������������������ a yaar, po������������������taiie prepaid.   Sold by  ���������������������������   ;   ������������������ll tie'.f|Kl������������������Alor������������������.  MUNN iCo.38tB'������������������'d"������������������* New York  ������������������������������������������������������*������������������������������������������������������'��������������������������� BunoB Offlee, OS V SU Waihlngton, D. C.  rf? THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, December 24, 1914  Annual Meeting of the Northern  Okanagan Farmers' Institute  The iinmi.'il  meeting of lhe Nor- [dcrslanding  with   the   Department,  lliern Okanagan. Fanners' Institute  was held in K. ol'I*. Hall lasl Saturday afternoon, President Utile in  the chair and some twenty members  present.     .Much interest was shown  in lhat only one instructor was sent,  that we did nol have a financial  loss, as I applied for a double  school. To counteract this, members will  have  lo make a  deposit  in tin* verbal report of the President j when they apply, which will be for-  and Hie wrillen report of Ihe sec-1 foiled   i"  experience is a large decrease in  the gopher population. I ihink  some general effort should be made  lo eradicate this pest, which is increasing enormously in the district.  Telephone���������������������������Steps have been  taken lo get the Dominion Government lo inslal a rural telephone system in the district.  Patriotic Fund���������������������������The sum of  ���������������������������"���������������������������lfili.'IO was-collected for the Inslilulc*   Patriotic  Fund,   Ihe   Bank   of  v   - ' "��������������������������� '  &  llu-v   do   not   -illend      [ i Monlreal kindly gave inleresl on Ihe  liu>   do   not ...menu.     I i (k.I)()si|i   A c|,L,qilc for lhis amoiinl  relary-lreasurer.     In his report Iheigrenlly regrel'lhal no one seems.lo ������������������!������������������������������������* '"   '   <' ������������������1 f '<    " ^   ft  I'rcsidenI enlarged upon the report   wish lo lake advantage of Ihe offer h'\\\ Lun j^P   lo ' hTlii P<i>c���������������������������mrl 11 en I  of lhe secrelary-lreasurer.   This re-, of lhe.se schools lhis winter.    Only ,     l;,.)������������������ <-������������������   ������������������   T"    ^,1,    , co ve  porl covers Ihe business of the past   one applicalion  has been received Vein II is ve-ir  year, and i.s as follows:                       so far. ���������������������������u.   j *., '   ' ���������������������������K|. i,.,!.,,,',.,, ������������������r <s'>,n  ������������������������������������������������������c:.w...   .....   mw.I    I...I    ll.lv   lnwlil.il,,          <'!>,.vvvlor-^I'lin    <-,\���������������������������<    r,f    nnwior >\ 0   lillVC_ a   CilMl   iJ.II.'lIU.e  Ol   $>-"l.1  year, and i.s as follows  "Since we mel lasl lhis Inslilulc  has been incorporated under the  1!M3 Acl, lhis being found necessary in order lo obtain Ihe (iovern-  mehl gran I  SO  lill  "Powder���������������������������-The sales or powder  were some whal larger this year on  account of one or two people having been clearing on a large scale.  Some complaint has been made by  ".Membership���������������������������I greally regrel lo  certain parlies ".(of course we must  report  a  heavy   falling off  in   our; always   expect    kickers)    that   we  membership, we having a .paid-up I were oul of powder lasl springjusl  membership of 101, against 181 last when it was wanled. This is en-  year.       Nineteen     new     members, lirely a mutter of finance, as Ihe en-     ,. ,,KI,r,.]nnK��������������������������� :n-ii,������������������ ,nmin������������������ vn-.r  joined  lhis year, so lhc  falling off! lire shipment must be paid for be-  ^.V,^'"!���������������������������*^  of old members i.s very large. I may ; fore ordering afresh.    As an  illus-  say  I   have  had  considerable  dilli- ��������������������������� tralion. we 'goI 100 cases in lhe 1st  cully in colleciing the membership ' of April.   Oh lhc 20lh there were 24  fees'this year.    I have found a ten-leases on hand, representing,. rough-  dency on'lhe jiarl of cerlain people ; ly, 81-10.   At lhat lime wc had about  lo make  use of lhe advantages of|$l35  in  the  bank,  with  some oul-  Ihis   Inslilme   wilhoul   paying   Ihe! standing accounts.   On the 20th lhc  I  P  r  ".Meetings���������������������������While  we  have  only \ So you see it is impossible to guage  held Iwo meelings this year, one at I the requirements. 7  Mara and one al Enderby, with ani "Crop Competitions'���������������������������' Competi-  attendance of 7u\ more allenlion has J lions in grains'" and" mangels were  been given lo the practical side.; held, wilh the results you all know.  Both pruning and packing schools i Two silver cups have been pur-  were held, "with, I believe, very chased for competition, the first  good results. Thirteen pupils took  the packing school. '  "A. Baird scored 98 1-2 and 98 8-1,  and was awarded 1st prize of 85.  "L. Proctor scored 98 1-2 and 98 1-4,  and was awarded second, 83.  "M.  Cowan  scored  OS  and  97   1-2,  and was awarded third, 82.  "The practical exhibition of  Dairy Work given al Mara was  much appreciated. I forgot to say  I found tbe same dillicully in regards to members applying to be  taken as pupils to Ihe packing  school and then not appearing. It  was onlv owing lo lhe lucky misun-  'We have a cash balance of $24.'*.  on hand this year, part of which  sum is derived from Ihe money  locked up in Ihe freighl on 51 cases  of powder held over last winter and  really belongs to lasl year's account.  "I again wish lo lhank .Messrs.  Walker and Mine for their assistance in getting members, and trust  lhe institute may find new spheres  he    following   financial    state  ment was .submitled :  Receipts ',  Cash on hand last report....  Membership fees   ���������������������������Legislative grant    Seed grain    'ees.   Sleps will have lo be taken to j powder was all gone.   Yet in August .,lSl*> ,,,?"',    ml a slop lo this, and the faults of|wc got another 100 cases and this j*\lst'|n|']l?^ou> :,;,:,;.   he few will effect lhe whole. j was not sold  lill on in November. S7     \    ' i       Y   t~.-......������������������.....������������������.........~.~������������������.,....~..:...~������������������~������������������~.-.-.~.~.  SPECIAL PRICES on all  Heating Stoves and Ranges  ���������������������������and they are right, too.  POLSON     &     MURRIN  -���������������������������..���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������-  ������������������������������������������������������.������������������������������������������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������-.������������������������������������������������������.-*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������..���������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������-������������������*������������������*������������������*������������������*&....*������������������������������������*������������������.  person who succeeds in  one three limes becomes the owner.  These competitions will be held  again next year, and I trust there  will be more enlrics.  "Seed Grain���������������������������Several of our  members took advantage of the  Government offer lo get registered  oats, wilh lhe result thai we now  have pure seed obtainable in lhe  district.  "Alfalfa���������������������������The Government offer  of small experimental'-packages of  Grimms' alfalfa was also taken up.  My own experience i.s that I gol a remarkable catch inspile of Ihe unfavorable season and lhal lhc necessity of inoculation was brought  forcibly before inc.  "Poison Grain was purchased  wilh a view to eradicating the so-  called gopher pest. 1 may say that  these are really Shuswap River  Marmots. -We have a slock of lhis  on hand al 25c per package. There  i.s some difference of opinion as to  the  results obtained,  but  my  own  I ENDERBY Music STORE I  PRews of  iterest to  'CHRISTMAS  CHOPPERS  ���������������������������:���������������������������     ��������������������������� ���������������������������-  Wie Balance  =   of our  Xmas Goods  are going"  this week  Jj:Jiiclu_dJng^aJiJ_<.uid_s_oJL-pres-  % ents for the Little Ones,  % ancl the whole of our stock  :|; in all classes of goods, has  :j: to be cleared out before  ;|: the end of the year, and  % our   prices    will   do    it.  I MONEY TALKS  V  % these dull times, and it's  ������������������ money we are going to  :j: have it' bargains in this  :j! class of goods will bring it.  Powder purchased  Poison grain . . : ���������������������������  Profits on sales & freight  $143.94  75.00  57.25  48.00  253.52  130.50  778.13  1550.00  5.00  294.62  Li**v/  83,335.96  Expenditures  Conventions and reg meet's.8 20.00  Officers' salaries  Postage and stationery  Printing   Seed grain    Miscellaneous     Remitted P. F. .C   Freight   Slock on hand    Cash on hand   137.55  . 10.55  . 2.00  . 51.00  . 273.00  .2122.87  . 253.52  . 221.61  .  243.02  $3,335.96  The regulations under the 1913  Acl do away with the election of  ollicers al I lie annual meeting. Instead, seven directors are elected,  and these in I urn elect the ollicers  from their number. The following  directors were chosen: Messrs.  Lillle, Emeny, Marrop, W. Monk,  Proctor, W. Fen Ion and Handcock.  FIVE MILLIONS VANISHED  '& Look for Bargains in the following *  lines-FOR CASH: !  Dolls  Fancy China  Toys  Cut Glass  After a month devoted to an examination of thc affairs of the Dominion Trust Company, of-Vancouver, Mr.' C. R. Drayton, provisional  liquidator, made, a .preliminary .import the past week. This interesting document is the first oflicial  statement of the affairs of the company since liquidation was forced  following tbe tragic death of lhe  managing director, Mr. W. R. Arnold, on lasl Thanksgiving Day.  The report discloses the story of  lhc most remarkable financial crash  in Ihe history of Canada. More  money has possibly been lost in  some Canadian failures of other  years; bul, comparatively, Dominion Trust appears lo have been in a  class all by itself in the clean sweep  lhal has been made of millions in  cash and in Ihe truly extraordinary  occurrences by which thc administration of the concern was charac-  '{���������������������������4-terizedf^In^summing^upHiis^reporl-  ! Mr. Drayton said that from whal he  could see after examining the company's books, Ihe Dominion Trust  had been guilty of doing almost  everylhing thai a trust company had  no right to do, and very little, if  aiiylhing, lhal a trust company  i.s expected lo do.  : Bri ell y,^lhe...reporU-.shows__ ThaL  about five millions of dollars have  vanished     inlo     thin     air.      The  iquidalor estimates lhal Ihe liabil-  ilies   sland   today   at   about   three  millions.    To pay these there may  | be,   wilh   careful   management,   a  >are  million  dollars  available,  in-  | chiding   lhe    quarler-inillion-dollnr  | bonds deposited with the Provincial  Governmenl,   which,   by   lhe   way,  j cannot be collected without tedious  lawsuits against  the bonding com-  j panics.  !    The   company   owes   lo   general  ���������������������������-���������������������������   _   _. *\  ���������������������������  *  A*V  w  V  1      1 1  1 1     1  1 11  ii     in  1    Jl  11     i  1 11  ii     ii i  1    II  11     i  1 II  il     II 1  1    J1  11     i  V  V  ���������������������������  ���������������������������>  1 11  ii     in  1  i  We wish all  our Enderby  Friends and  Patrons a  Very cMerry  Christmas  and Happy  New Year  *  ���������������������������  ���������������������������:���������������������������  ���������������������������:���������������������������  ���������������������������  ���������������������������  ���������������������������  ���������������������������  ���������������������������  f  ���������������������������  f  V  V  ?  *  V  V  f  .?  V  V  V  V  t  V  ���������������������������  *  ���������������������������  *  Have Christmas as Usual as Far as  Possible.    Your Gifts need not be  expensive���������������������������let them be Practical and Useful., We are  showing a fine range of articles suitable for Christmas  and New Year Gifts, and, if you have not been able to  find the exact thing, come to the Big Cash'Store. It  will pay you to make the trip. We have everything  in Presents for Children, for Ladies, and for Men.  $ ������������������ -         ���������������������������  * FOREMAN & ARMSTRONG,   Armstrong, B. C.  f  ��������������������������� v  IT ISN'T YOUR TOWN���������������������������ITS YOU  If you want lo live in the kind of  lown  Like the kind of lown you like,  You needn't slip your clothes in a  grip - ,   .  And start a long, long hike. .  You'll   only   find   -what   you   left  ���������������������������H. "���������������������������    behind; -   ���������������������������;--.��������������������������� ��������������������������� - -"���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������;  For there's nothing that's really  new.     ���������������������������  It's a knock at. yourself when you  ��������������������������� knock your town:.  ' It isn't your town���������������������������it's YOU.  Real  towns are nol made of men  afraid  Lest somebody else gels ahead;  When everybody works and nobody  shirks  You can  raise a town  from the  dead;  And if while you make your personal stake  Your neighbor can make one too,  Your lown will be whal you waul lo  sec:  It isn't your town���������������������������it's YOU.  ,1 MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL  We sincerely wish you, one ancl  all, the choicest blessings of this  Christmas Tide, and may the coming year bring prosperity to each  an all. DILL BROS. '  II takes a woman of superhuman  .slrenglh_lo_lvo.ULheivtongue.,_.__^:7  ��������������������������� i  Musical Instruments       Glassware 2  Sheet Music  Music Folios  And EXTRA SPECIAL inducements in  Phonographs and all kinds of Records  J. E. CRANE, Proprietor |  credilors three million dollars, including what il owes to depositors,  an amount which approximates a  million.  FOR RENT���������������������������A three-room flat,  over old Walker Press oflice.  Apply Walker Press.  I  Our Groceries   j  { are Al Quality at right ]  t prices and good service j  | POLSON     &     MURRIN  J  NOTICE  WANT ADS  ROOM   TO . LET���������������������������Apply   Brownie -  Tea Rooms.  FOR  SALE���������������������������Sweet' cider,,cooking'--*.  apples,  cider  vinegar.    Geo7 IL:.  ,   Lawes, Enderby. Heights.  Sssm  'v;.r-;;*|  WHY use inferior "wood" when ybn'canT'"  BURN BAXTER'S BEST BIRCH.  Leave orders at.Dill Bros.  CUTTER   WANTED���������������������������Anyone   hav-.  ing good second-hand cutter for  sale, give description and price to  W. A. Russell, Enderby.  WANTED���������������������������A sound general purpose horse, wilh or without cutter. Advise particulars to F.  White, Mara.  FIRST-CLASS BOARD and rooms;  reasonable rales; Bradley house.  CUTTERS AND SLEIGHS  A nice line of cutlers and sleighs  has just been received by the undersigned. Investigate. You will find  prices and quality right and terms  the best. JAS. McMAHON.  MR. J. B. DUNLOP  WILL CONTINUE HIS MEETINGS  (I). V.) IN THE K. OF P. HALL,  ENDERBY, ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON NEXT, AT 3 O'CLOCK, AND  TUESDAY EVENING NEXT AT  7.30 O'CLOCK.  Christmas Cake  Surprise at the  BrownieTea Rooms  Cliff St.,  Opposite Walker Press  Fresh Meats  If you want prime, fresh meats, we  have them. Our cattle are grain-fed  and selected by-bur. own. buyers fron  the richest feeding grounds in Alberta, and are killed and brought to tbe  meat-block-strictly-FRESH.   We buy first-hand for spot cash, s  can give you the best price possible  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  " N O T I C E  Notice is hereby given lhat, at the  expiration of Thirty (30) days, applicalion will be made Io the Board,  of License Commissioners for the  transfer of the License for the sale  of Liquor by retail in and upon the  premises known as "The Enderby  Hotel," situate in the City of Enderby, upon thc lands described as  Lots One (1) and Two (2), Three  (3) and Four (-1), Block Eleven  (11), Map. Two Hundred and Eleven "A" (211a), and part of Lots  One (1) and Two, (2), Belvedere  Townsite, lo Morgan O'Brien.  RICHARD ELI BEST,  By H. G. Davies, Attorney.  Dated this Ninth day of December, A. D. 1914.  OVERCOATS  If you get your overcoat cleaned  and pressed, it will save you getting  a new one.  A.   E.   W E S T 'S  Ladies' and  Gents'  Tailor  Enderby

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