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Array Isf /\  \>i  '\S  .^KTS'^  Enderby, B. C, May 13, 1915  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 8; No. 11; Whole No, 3���������������������������5  ENDERBY AND DISTRICT NEWS  . Miss  Mowat  returned  from  the  coast on  Saturday.  The stores close this afternoon  at 12.30.   Buy early.  Miss Edgcll returned the past  week from Kelowna, and is visiting  Miss Gibbs.  -All Pythians will meet at Castle  Hall this afternoon to attend the  funeral of Robert Johnstone.   1.30.  K. Imanaka returned last week  from Japan, where, with Mrs. Imanaka and children, he spent the  winter.    ' - '  Miss Gibbs entertained the members and friends of the. Enderby  tennis club at the courts yesterday,  afternoon.  Another lot of prisoners of, war  passed down the line for; internment at Vernon yesterday,, some  180 of them.  The   Brownie .Tea   Rooms   are  ,. the popular meeting place Tor the  people who want to talk it over  over, a cup of tea. .      . ," -  Mr. A. Ri Rogers is expected to  arrive'from the Eastrori a visit of  inspection to his sa>v mill property  -.within"the next week.'./,   *-~  ;/-A~~ memorial- service "was" helcLin  -- St.\- George's "church. Sunday-'evening   for  "the   gallant s. Canadians  * ahd-"Ehglishinen who felFat-'Ypres;  ��������������������������� - A meeting of thc cxecutivp of the  Enderbv horticultural society: will.  Vbe -hcUVin^the -City* Hall'Friday-  . evening, 'May'14th. / 'Eight o'clockr  ***���������������������������' It is reported, that Manager^Jack/  son, who,-has succeeded- Mr."Robertson :as manager of the' Central  VAgcncy,"'��������������������������� will   receive .$4,00,0, per.  ,yearyas salary., *    ,^     -, -.'--''��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ,-.";/  -The next meetinglif. the"Wonians  Club will be held at.the house of  Mrs. Dow, on, May 15th, 2.30,p.m.  'Subject,' '   "Our       Organization.".  Speaker, Mrs. Gray. .   . *-*  Are your present glasses giving  vou satisfaction? If not, see S. Lv  Taube, the Optical Specialist. He  will be at Reeves' drug store on  Thursday, May 13th.  When you need any canned or  bottled goods for lunches, and must  "have them Thursday afternoon, we  can accommodate you at Joe's refreshment parlors and bakery.  Mr. Tomkinson has built up a  very comdortable business in his  "^Grindrod^storeHhis-patrons=-of-4hc  district tributary being more than  satisfied with his prices and  service.  Many Enderbyites have made up  their minds to join the Horticultural Society this season, but .few  have paid in thc membership fee  of 50c. Join early and avoid the  rush. ���������������������������  Parish of Enderby: Ascension  - Day,- Thursday, Holy Communion,  8 a.m.; Sunday after Ascension  Day, Holy Communion 8 a. m.,  Matlins and Holy Communion 11 a.  m., Evensong 7.30 p.m.  Never has thc "garden city" idea  got such a hold upon Enderbyites  as it has this season. If you don t  feel ils magic touch slop and discover what is preventing thc contact.    Something's wrong.  All entries.for the Farmers' Inslilulc crop competitions musl be  handed to thc secretary by May 20,  together wilh entry fee of $1 for  each competition. State location  of plot ancl whether it is the intention to keep records.  A sale of bedding-out plants will  be held under thc auspices of Si.  George's W.A., on May 14th. An  opportunity to get asters, stocks  and olher summer flowering plants  at small cost. The sale will be held  on the lawn adjoining Bank of Montreal.  Vernon has been chosen as the  site for the main summer camp to  be established in thc interior for  tbe troops of thc third overseas  contingent now undergoing training at Victoria and New Westminster. Colonel A. T. Ogilvic,  district oflicer commanding, visited the Okanagan last week and  completed preliminary arrangements for establishing the camp.  It is  said   that   all   the  infantry  troops will be under canvass by the  end of the month.  C G. Piper docs not believe in  sitting do^vn and wailing for business to come to him. He is* a live  wire with painting proclivities,  and he- advertises t for jobs���������������������������and  gets 'cm. "If you haven't the cash,"  hc says, "what will you trade?" It  is needless to add that he is seldom  out of work..  The steady revival bf the lumber  industry'in the coast district is reflected in the returns of the government scaler. No less than 45,-  895,000 feet of logs-were scaled for  royally in that district, last month.  This includes 2,270,00.0 feet of  logs which were exported to Washington mills, principally.cedar for  use in making shingles.'        -     - -.  By an edict issued by the King,  there wilPbe ho public celebrations held this year on his birthday. While no order, has been is:  shed.covering the day, .it is generally recognized" that a similar altitude should be observed in,regard  to-24thof May celebrations., It-is'  requested that nothing more than  flag flying be indulged in.-- V' V-:  " "I have,never 'seen* the.orchards  of the.Okanagan in-better condition r than" they -areVtoday. ^:I_- am  pleased-to say that instead,of finding -the'growers7hereV_ying;dbwirV  under"thc" burden of twoybad years  they, are-Standing.,up to-ihe strug;  gle." " Thus, spoke"-Emit, Pestr-Inr  spector Cunningham-after,a*'trip*.  thr,ougK">the^Okahaganvrast*;w"eek.^F:  / -, A11V members' ,,of - the; ;Northerii  Okanagan Farmers!- Institute -who  have neglected:to renew TorM915,  and anyone-wishing'to-become a  member and take, advantage otVthe  .many inducements *,itoflerslVare  urged to apply -before; theY.lst of  June. " On~ that? datey the '.secretary  makes his annual report,and,upon,  the membership" then enrolled .will  depend the amount of financiaras-  sistance the - Provincial Government will give.       , .  It is reported that the road foremen in this district have received  imperative instructions from the  road superintendent that all repair work required on road making implements and machinery is  to be sent lo Vernon; and that no  repairing is to be made in Enderby  without an order from the superintendent's oflice. It, might be'as well  for us to call attention to thc fact  that there are no Government re-  pair-shops-in=*"thc="Okanaganr*-and  that thc blacksmith, shops of Enderby are as capable of doing this  work as the shops of Vernon, and  that what road money has been  voted for Enderby district ought  to be spent here, for repairs as  well as for supplies and labor.  LATEST WAR SUMMARY  A despatch from Rotterdam under date of May.. 11th stales that the  German advance "against Yyres has  been foiled, although they are still  endeavoring to hasten a grip in a  half circle around the town to compel evacuation by the "Allies.  A bold countcrslrokc'Vm ihe*pari  of the Allies contributed greatly to  check the desperate attempt to  force a - passage ilirouqh to . the  channel ports. While the British  are holding the Germans in check  from the Yser canal positions easL-  ward past St: Julien lhe Allies are  pursuing, a vigorous and successful- offensive farther south along  the line of thc south of Armcn-}  tieres to LaBassee.*' j  ��������������������������� 'A despatch from London tells "of  the German-Austrian forces putting!  forth an effort the extent of which  il is said has. never been approached in the history of war. -In  Western Galicia they are attempting with all their strength to. smash  the Russian flank and compel thc  abandonment of,the Carpathian  passes."" Far ��������������������������� up������������������'in the Russian  Baltic provinces^thc.enemy's forces  are attempting: to'advance-ptoward  Libau and :Riga,/and on: the East  Prussian frontier/and in Central  Poland they are'engaged in "a-,scries  of, battles.' Hcre'thcy claim,to have  won. great -victories. ^/r-'.VV- _ :  "VPetrogradVdbesj not'-^attach", so  riuich'-im'portanceltptthe'ad'vances  eleventh hour all'the demands of  Italy, thereby averting war, al least  for the present. It is known an  important message arrived from  Vienna last night and was taken  immediately to Foreign Minister  Sonnino ,by Prince Von Buelow's  secretary. Immediately thereafter  il was reported thai Austria had  accepted Italy's" terms. Later thc  report was scmi-ollicially confirmed in German diplomatic circles, where il was stated that "Austria .had- made concessions of the  most important, character."  of the eneriiyV"T.heyresullyof the  enemy .'js,,,advance/is," says:"aVRus--  si an'reportr? ��������������������������� the- witKft rawal^oTvthe  right flank-bfiqur .forces-i if .Galicia  for a .distance of about ;s30~,miles;  and therecrossing/of one of-our  divisions from, the Hungarian slope  of   the   Carpathians/ intoVWesterri  Galicia?' The rest of our line:iri thc  Carpathians, ," as.. well .,,as   in   the  trans-Caspian-   region, t is    being,  maintained without-any changes."  :.��������������������������� Day,  and"   night, fierce:.fighting  continues  in, the Dardanelles. --In  the words of a:naval*.officer", "We  are battering our way- through the  narrows, and it is bound to be a  tough job."  - The allied' troops on the Galli-  poli Peninsula continue their advance, according to an** Athens despatch. They are reported to have  occupied important positions 'after  desperate resistance offered- by the  Turks, whose losses are estimated  at '������������������5 000.  Under date of May 11, thc Turkish war ollice says:."On the. Dardanelles front the enemy made  Tour despcratc~���������������������������Titta"cks~^on^=-Ari"  Burnu Sunday night, but was repulsed by bayonet attacks and suffered heavy lo.sses. Three enemy  battalions were annihilated.  SATURDAY HALF HOLIDAY   .  Commenting on the question of-  a weekly half-holiday the-Kelowna  Courier    makes    these    remarks,*  which (-indicate that the question" is  a live issue elsewhere in the Okanagan Valley:-  ���������������������������'"In every district at one time or  another there has' been a certain  amount of dissatisfaction with* thc  weekly half-holiday, both amongst  businessmen and rural patrons, but  it, has been founded chiefly.'upon  greed of gain' or business jealousy>  in "the case of the-former arid ."a  Aficr sixteen months of suircriimi certaini-lack of consideration- for  ixnd cosllv operations and I rent-r j-h(J 'shut-ins'?'in the case-of the  ment, Robert Johnstone slept away , lajtcr. Wc know ,pl no arguments >  al his home in Enderbv', just as theLQ1 any force against the.obscrv-  sun was- peeping "over the hills tanceol a half-holiday, lhc physical  Mondav morning. Friends wiioVnd mental benefits of which-are  met him at thc-station-on his re- so great to those who have to spend  turn -from New Denver Jast week,' ������������������'������������������������������������'���������������������������������������������, bves, \vi Inn-doors as io .out-*  realized, as did he- himsellVlhal il: weigh    all /-other yconsidcralions,  ,t HARD FIGHT..ENDED  was only a question ol" a day or  two. _, He was but -thc-;shadow of  the rugged, rollicking'Bob of old.  and-even the smile- bad "'vanished  from-the pinched ..face. Tenderly.  he "was cared for by theVigcd  mother, arid/faithfulvdad,*-'and' as  the day of/ his" going--dawned- he  didn't wake up. - Bob .was^f-good  soldier.'He-fought.so"long-as he.had  a;chancc;/but \vhcn.hc"saw>that_he  was *.beafcn,Vhe - peacefully;-'submitted, io the'inevitablc::>Agc_*'48.  "' .Interment "will, take' place from  ihe,"rhonVeAthisuXThursaay)-"1'aftcr-;-  ribori, the, local -Knights of'Pythias"  .having.'charged . Two* o'clock.. "'"���������������������������*  RIOTS IN VICTORIA  Rome,   May   11.���������������������������Austria ��������������������������� is   reported   to   have   accepted   at   the  - /Serious "riots" have  been  of  almost' nightly occurrence" in   Vic:"  toria since-last'Saturday. .Looting  is reported'of the. stores of naturalized' '.Germans.Vand* the   Province,  says-thousands-of dollars- worth-of.  goods  were *" carried ��������������������������� away- "by"the  rioters, some using automobiles in  which .to carry it ofT, others sacks  and boxes.    On Monday Ihe Mayor  issued a notice requesting all citizens not having pressing business  down town to keep off the streets,  so the" police  could  more  readily  cope  with    any   disturbance  tlu't  might arise.  CLEAN AND  WHOLESOME  Thc   Vancouver   Daily   Province  and   News-Advertiser   have   both  devoted columns of praise in con-  -ncction^with^thc^performynce.s^oll  the "Follies" in that city.   The performance  is  classed   above  all  as  clean   and   wholesome.    They  arc  a reputation to sustain,  be  seen   at  thc  Opera  Tuesday evening, May  artists with  They  will  House next  18th.  v'vt'',<  The Burning Ruins of Neuve Chapclle.  The capture by the British cost the victors more than 12,000 men, killed, wounded and  missing, but  it was said to be worth the price.  but the day to be observed is "quite  a debatable, mailer. * V ,"  "While we have"advocated Wcd-V-//  nesday-in preference to Thursday,,.-'-"f,  wc have repeatedly pointed- out' ���������������������������_ V'  that Saturday is the most 'suitable. i:~v'  and logical day,ucouId.thcr farming-,?"V: -  f>opulalion be" weaned- from-,theii>VV  ove '���������������������������-of ;'Saturday ; Iiftcrnoon 7 for- ?  shopping/  ���������������������������,,The>. merchants V-"are""-**W  'proncyio/ hold; tip.".their -hands/inV.'';'/.'  holy^horrorfatpthc.idea''*df^tanipcrj_^^  ing -with!Saturday,'ibiil'!itJps;simply;i.'.^  a ;m'atler- of'., breaking -'a^ay-',-from;fp.V''  ja j,\irajclicc .establishedrfor'Jriq;Kpar-���������������������������''777  UiculaV/berieficial/rcasonVVThePlatcXlV1  Saturday", shopper* could rTb'eVprp/Vy- v  vided - for" by/opening thc - slorcs^oh S- r',  Saturday  evening  from* 7/to/,9.30,V 'V  and the'farming population^ couldi--'  do their  shopping cither  then "or     s  on'Saturday morning just-as -con-,V y  venicnlly.^as " on   .Saturday Rafter- V*y  noon.    Then think .of. the convenience-iri-several ways-of bringing'--"./  the. mercantile   half-holiday, into   ,.*���������������������������  line   with   the .bank .half-holiday."'*  and the school .whole-holiday.-      v,',::. '  "At present, the-Thursday half--,  holiday has an unsettling effect for* /-  the, next  day's  business  on   those    St  who have been engaged in athletic  sports   but really worse than lhat-   I  is the effect it has upon  the success of baseball, lacrosse,  football.- -  and other games by depriving them    '   .  of  the  co-operation   of- bank  em- ,  ployees,  who   are   generally   keen  on sports of all kinds, mechanics,"--  (who. generally  lake  Saturday  afternoon ofT). and high and public  school    pupils.     Athletics   of   all  forms.seem_to.languish in_theJ3ka-  nagan,  and  Ihe  reason   is  largely   '"   =  due to  these  strangling effects of  Ihe Thursday half-holiday and thc  lack   of   publicity   in   the   press.  With a Saturday afternoon holiday  in   which   Ihe   whole   community,  voting and old, could join, popular  sports would take on a new" lease  of life, to the great betterment of  the general  welfare."  The Salmon Arm .Observer con_-  concludcs a lengthy reference lo  the enforcement of the Thursday  afternoon holiday by thc Enderby  City  Council, with  these words:  "It appears incongruous for the  merchants to. ask for thc enforcement of a mid-week half holiday  when lhc banks, schools and all  olher lines of indusli*>'. are in.  operation.-.; If a half holiday is to  be arranged, then why not inakc;  it on a day which would be acceptable to lhc public? A Saturday  half holiday is observed almost  universally and il is the only half-  holiday which seems to best fil  in wilh thc requirements of the  public generally. On Saturday  afternoon the banks close, the  schools are closed ancl the people  generally speaking, have the holiday spirit."  .-J,'A.,:yE|  - -ito -_^t"_ I  N -1  Now that wc have the Thursday  afternoon half-holiday, can't somebody start the fad of working off  lhc leisure hours fixing up the  river front; filling in back of the  cribbing; levelling ofT and putting  it into a grass-bank for pleasure  seekers instead of a dump-hole for  refuse?  Have you tried those delicious ice  cream sodas at Joe's? THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, May 13, 1915  '-V  haps, an isolated case or two where some cus-  lomcr came in from the country and had to be  supplied or be seriously inconvenienced. And,  alter all, il' a merchant isn't in business to accommodate his customers, what is he lhere for? It  is all very well to talk of the half-holiday need of  our over-worked merchants, but there is another  side lo lhc question, and an important one���������������������������the  accommodation ol/thq public.  The enforcement .'of the by-law asked for by  lhe merchanls cannol make a hall-holiday out of  it. The schools cannot close, nor lhc banks, lhe  public oil ices or olher businesses. All lhe by-law  amounts lo is lhis: lhat lhc cily is asked to stand  lhe cost of pulling Ihe law on lhc books and of  enforcing it���������������������������nol against lhc public nor in the  interest of the public, bul against individuals in  business and in lhc inleresl of individuals. The  by-law does nol lill a public need, is not a public  convenience, and cannot win public inleresl. II  is distinctly class legislation, and the cosl of pulling il on lhe books and enforcing il should be  borne by lhc individuals demanding il, and not  by lhe public imbencfitlcd by il.  We can supply you with the following  brands of Flour:  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  i'ublished every   Thursday at    Enderby,   B. C. at  $2   per  year,   by   the  Walker   Press.  Advertising Kates:   Transient,  50c an inch first insertion,  25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  MAY 13, 1915  VALUES OF FARM LAND  Unquestionably one of thc mosl serious drawbacks lhal lhe Okanagan Valley has lo recover  from, is inllaled real cslatc prices. When we  consider lhc prices at which farm lands have  been held���������������������������as well as all olher classes ol' land  bought and sold in lhe Okanagan���������������������������and compare  these prices with I hose of olher districts far more  advanced, wc cannol but realize thai lhere musl  come a readjustment of prices before there can  be any.appreciable advance. Raw bush land in  the Okanagan has been held higher in price lhan  lhc average value of farm land held for agricultural purposes for lhe whole of Canada, including lhe value of dwelling houses, farms, slablcs  and olher farm buildings. According lo stalis-  lics gathered by lhe Dominion Government this  average price is $38.41 per acre.  We do nol wish lo heal down prices of farm  lands in lhc Okanagan- We fully appreciate lhe  equable climatic condilions found here���������������������������something superior lo lhal found in almost any oilier  agricullural dislrict in Canada. But wc cannol  afford lo add loo much lo lhe real land values for  climate if we are lo bring hither the class of  airricullurisls needed���������������������������men who know exactly  what an acre of land can be made lo produce.  Our equable climatic conditions are, in a very  large measure, oll'sel by our undeveloped.market  condilions, and until ������������������������������������������������������'Ihesc. .condilions' are very  -m u eh���������������������������i m p r- o ved=-we=ea nn o f=a If o rd=lo=lI ir ow-\s o'  much for climalc inlo land prices. The average  agricullural land values in Alberla in 1 DM'were  $21 per acre, while in'British Columbia Ihe acre  price was $150. In British Columbia this high  value is i\uv to orcharding, ordinary agriculture  being subsidiary to I'ruil cullure. We leave il lo  our I mil growers themselves if this wide difference in values is nol loo great.     ���������������������������  When your good is evil spoken of and your  opinions ridiculed, and you lake it all in patience  and loving silence, that is Victory-  SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA  MID-WEEK HALF HOLIDAY  The mid-week half-holiday by-law comes inlo  effect 'today. Knderby is lhe only lown in lhe  Province, so Far as we can learn,* which has a  by-law of lhis nature in force- In various olher  towns in lhe Okanagan Valley Ihe iiHTchjinIs*  organization has the mid-week early closing idea  in vogue, where lhe merchanls. by common  agreement, lake a half-holiday Thursday afternoon, but in no olher lown have lhe merchanls  played lhe joke on themselves by asking lhe cily  lo enforce lhe half-holiday against themselves,  which Ihcy themselves could nol or would nol  comply wilh. We hope this half-holiday by-law  will nol be found lo be a boomerang by our  merchanls. Bul now lhal it is passed il should  be rigidly enforced, cost whal il may. The way  to gel rid of a bad law is to enforce il. And, since,  lhe merchanls have asked lhe cily to force them  to refuse lo,do-business.on Thursday afternoon,  which Ihey would not do of Iheir own accord, il  is up to the cily to make Ihem toe lhe mark.  During Ihe pasl three or four seasons, when  the merchants, by common consent and agreement, were endeavoring lo make lhe mid-week  half-holiday "slick,"' il was claimed by some lhal  lhis one or lhal one insisted on doing a back-door  business during Ihe early-closing hours. Wc do  nol believe lhere was much of lhis done.    Per-  War at best is savagery. Defend it as wc may,  plead justice as wc must, it is, afler all, only the  right of brute force. Thc sinking of the Lusilania  will) ils awful loss of life, will prove only in incident in this monstrous crime against civilization.  By no argument can the Germans claim the  right lo overstep the laws of war as they have.  But after all has been said, and the Kaiser has  been damned by each and sundry, what can there  come of il? The right of might holds sway. It  is not likely the British naval authorities left anything undone to prevent the catastrophy. It is  probableretalitory measures will be taken in order  to punish the high-seas pirates, but this only  means more destruction and more loss of lives.  This is no time for frothy denunciation. Action is  needed. If the Allies could blow those German  submarines out of the water and destroy every  enemy battleship it would be more to the point. If  words were bullets the Kaiser*- would have been  dead long ago.  What action thc United Slates will lake must  depend upon what that country can do. This  may be much and it may be lillle. This much is  certain: lhc "paper blockade" lliat we have all  scoffed at is proving more frightful than anyone  imagined it could prove. It may be'depended  upon lhal what America can do will be done, but  lhis cannol bring back the lives of those who arc  lost or repair llie breach in lhc laws against humanity. If it is proven thai lhe Lusilania was  carrying two of Ihosc 5(T-foot guns lhal some of  ,lhc "big* liners have been canning from New  York lo England for use against the enemy, or  if she was loaded wilh olher munitions of war  for lhe Allies, then might be found some technical excuse for lhe awful crime. But no excuse,  technical or otherwise, can exhonerale.  ft all goes lo prove lhat a nation or an empire  fighting for ils existence will stop al nolhing io  defeat its adversary.. And all our boaslcd civilization and culture only makes for cruelty when  haughty pride is in lhc saddle.  WAGES OF FARM HELP  Royal Household  Centennial  Strong Baker  A good supply of Cereals  Glenora  Varsity  Hungarian  Feed of Various Kinds  We have a supply of SEED GRAIN on hand;   also CLOVER,  TIMOTHY and ALFALFA and SMALL SEEDS.  We deliver to any part of the city  TEECE & SON,  Old Poison Mercantile  Block, Enderby  Specials in Lumber  while they last:  No. 4 Novelty Siding,  No. 2 2z4 and 2x6,  No. 2 Mixed Lath,   -  Short Cordwood,  Dry Blocks,  $10.00 per M  $13.00 per M  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  $2.25 per load  Why not lay in your winter supply of wood NOW  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  King Edward  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, ������������������rop?i  . MURPHY  ietor  Enderby  In recent years the wages of farm help have  increased considerably" reaching Iheir highest  poin HI u ri ng-l hc"-bu m pcHia rvcshol-1 OKJr^Bu Mir  11)1-1 lhe pendulum swayed back, less labor being  required on farms owing lo lighter crops. Since  August last the war has had for one of ils elVecls  an increase in lhe supply of farm labor and consequently a fall in wages. The demand for labor  last winter also decreased because of lhe increase  in cosl of board. For lhc Dominion the average  wages per month during lhe summer, including  board, were $35.55 for male and $18.81 for  female help. For lhe year, including board, lhc  average wages were $323.30 for males and  ,$185).;'*};") for females, whilst lhc average cost of  hoard per monlh works oul lo $14.27 for males  and $11.20 for females, as compared wilh $12.49  and $9.53 in 11)10. Average wages per monlh in  1914 were lowesl in Prince Edward Island, viz.,  $2-1.71 for males and $11.18 for females; in Nova  Scotia Ihcy were $.'11.20 and $1 1.80 and in New  Brunswick $.'11.013 and $15. In Quebec the averages were $33.50 and $15.05, and in Ontario  $32.09 and $10.07. In the wcslern provinces they  were for males $39.13 in Manitoba, $40.51 in  Saskclchewan, and $10.20 in Alberta, females  receiving $22.35 in Manitoba, $22.90 in Saskatchewan and $23.03 in Alberla. The highest  wages were paid in British Columbia, where lhc  average was $-17.85 for males and $31.18 for  females, Ihesc averages being substantially--less  lhan in 1910 when males received $57.40 and  females $38.  Elbert Hubbard, who was one of lhc distinguished Americans lo lose his life in the sinking of Ihe Lusilania, wrote and printed tons of  valuable literature, bul in all his writings he  never penned anything lhat showed so much his  characier as Ihesc few words: "Just thc religion  of paying your way and being kind would be a  pretty good sort of religion, donT you think so?"  We have on hand good Alfalfa, which we are prepared  to deliver anywhere in the City: one.bale or one ton  A Limited Amount of Alfalfa Meal for Hog Feeding  at $1.00 a Hundred  ALFALFA PRODUCTS, LIMITED  ���������������������������!-H-!~H-W-W-!-!~H-W-W-M-W-H- ���������������������������H-W-!-W������������������J-W-H-H-K-:-W-H-H-W������������������*  f  i  t  I  j_  Stagnation in one's business is greatly to be  feared and greatly to be avoided. Action���������������������������an  elfort to get ahead���������������������������keeps a business healthy,  wealthy and wise.  Visible action is advertising in the home  paper���������������������������a fresh advertisement each week. The  preparation and publication of a new advertisement is a sure indication of business energy.  "Start Something" is the slogan of today.  Start advertising NOW. Keep up the advertising  all through the year, and your business will feel  the tonic effect of your action.  To the Home Merchants  Make business brisk for you and Enderby  by a big and rightly-directed effort���������������������������by a series  of adequate advertisements in the Press.  GET   AND   KEEP   AHEAD   BY   PLANNING  AHEAD.  ���������������������������W-H-H-M-l-HH-H-H-l-M^^  *_���������������������������  *���������������������������*  '!*  T $  Thursday, May 13, 1915  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  L  Not lhc Kind She Ordered  Dastardly Sinking of Lusitania by  German Submarine; 1,216 Lives Lost  North End of Old Poison Mercantile Warehouse  "Ma'am, here's a man at lhc door  with a parcel for you." "What is  il, Bridget?" "It's a fish, ma'am,  an' it's marked C. 0. D." "Then  make thc man take it back to lhc  dealer; I ordered trout."  Some Real Advantages  "Willy, is, your father a rich  man?" "No, Sallic, he's a professor, so I can be 'educated for  nothing." -"Oh, that's nothing. My  father is a minister, and I can be  good for nothing."  An  Old Scotch  Adage  Thrice the age ,of a dog is that  of a horse; thrice the age of a  horse is that of a man; thrice l*e  age of a man is that of a deer;  thrice the age of a deer is that ot  an eagle; thrice the age of an eagle  is that of an oak tree.  fcl������������������__  OFCANADA  With Cash in the Bank  You Can Buy to  Advantage  V You ��������������������������� know   how   everything  costs more wlien-you have to buy..  a ori'.credit.' -Why not practice self-  -  denial for: a while 4f necessary,..  open a Sayings Account in the \  Union Bank of Canada/ and;  with"the money in hand, buy at  Cash prices?   The discounts will  help to swell your bank balance,  and you will have, a. good start  towards financial independence.  Enderby Branch,      Jrw. GILLMAN. Manager  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings fiist  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m-. hi Oddfellows" Hall.- - .Visiting  brethren cordially, invited  JNO. WARWICK  Secretary  Britain and America were horrified this week by the announcement of the sinking of the great  Cunard liner Lusilania, by a German submarine oil" the coast of Ireland, the "war zone" declared under submarine blockade. From  the first reports it was evident all  the passengers and crew had been  saved, but later reports indicate  that about two-thirds of the persons on hoard lost their lives.  Thc number of passengers is  given by the Cunard representative  in New York as 1,254, and of thc  crew as GG5, a total of 1,919. Thc  number of survivors now accounted for is 703. This indicates  a death list of 1216..  Hopes that the list of persons  saved may be materially increased  were dashed by an announcement  from the British Admiralty, that-all  but one of the rescue fleet which  put out from Queertstowh had reported ^ and that there was little  prospect of news of further survivors. * Nevertheless' inquiries are  being made all along thc coast in  the  hope that other, rescues may  German representative at Washington, warning anyone not to take  passage on the Lusitania, and  numerous telegrams were handed  to prominent passengers on board  the ship as she was aboul to sail  telling them thc vessel was to be  torpedoed and repealing the warning previously published.  Thc British Government makes  the  following  announcement:  "The statement appearing in  some newspapers thai the Lusitania was 'armed is wholly false."  is  THE  WAR SPIRIT  Tn these days of adversity newspapermen have some embarrassing  experiences. It wasn't so long ago  that the Literary Digest was denounced as pro-German and* was  threatened with extermination if it  continued to print the facts as it  found them in connection with the  war. But the past week the editor  of the Press met the limit. In last  week's  issue,   under   the  caption,  Try Our Prices for Your Own Satisfaction on any of the  Following Goods:  The Famou, "PURITY"  FLOUR  "Gold Seal" FLOUR  "Snowdrift" FLOUR  Shorts, Wheat, Bran, Feed Flour, Middlings, Barley, Barley Chop,  Crushed Oats, Corn (whole, cracked & meal). Oyster Shell, Chick  Food, Chick Bone, Potatoes, Rolled Oats, Oatmeal, Graham Flour.  Also GRASS SEEDS OF ALL KINDS.  Enderby Growers' Association  You Can't Beat lhe Scots  , , ��������������������������� Good Coming Out of War Condi-  have been   made   by   small craft tions��������������������������� we printed in our editorial  R. E. WHEELER  W. M.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K. of P.'  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cor-  dially invited to attend.  _R.J*UCRANE,"ie.J_,  T. H. CALDER, K.R.S.  R. J. COLTART, M.P.  ' Hall suitable forConcerts, Dances and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc., address,  R. N. BAILEY. Enderby  D  PROFESSIONAL  R. C. J. McCULLOUGH,  DENTIST  Hours, 9 to 12 and 1 to 5.  By appointment only  Poison Block, at bridge.     Enderby  J������������������C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  lMon������������������y to Loan  Bell Blk.        Enderby, B.C.  E. J. Mack  < >  o  1 >  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables!  ENDERBY, B. C.        *  Good Rigs;  Careful Drivers; Dray ing of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commo- <  dious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  -Prompt attention to all customers ]  Land-seekers and Tourista invited to give us a trial.  which put in at isolated points  Of thc 290 first-class passengers,  it is now believed that only 70  were saved. No word has been received of Alfred G. Vanderbilt, Elbert Hubbard and other prominent  men who were aboard.  Ambassador Gerard at Berlin  was directed to make inquiry bf  the German government concerning the sinking of the Lusitania.  While the situation is regarded at  Washington as serious,, on account  of the loss of American lives, it is  expected the government will  await the receipt bf ollicial information from Germany before deciding-upon further steps. *  A cabin- steward  gives ...the  following account of -"the. sinking of  the ".vessel:   V ' \V-VV.-"���������������������������      ,  ��������������������������� .  "The. passengers, ,a��������������������������� large number  of whom were'seriously injured "by  the explosion of the torpedoes and  by 'splinters  fromV,the :wreckage,  were alh at luncheonlf The. w:eather  was   beautifully   clear' and   calm.  We were going at about 16 knots  and   were; seven  ,oi;   eight   miles  southyof  Galjey   Head .when   we  were struck by one torpedo arid in  a'minute or.two. afterward by two  more.     The   first   explosion   staggered  us and. the others finished  us, shattring the giant ship.    The  Lusitania disappeared in 20 minutes after the first torpedo struck.  The  passengers  were  surprisingly  cool.   Nearly all the first-class passengers  were   drowned.    Most, of  those" saved were second and third*  class- passengers. .  "We did not get a moment's  notice *from thc* submarine. It  Tippltfarcd^suddenly^above^the^sur-  face on our starboard ' bow and  discharged a torpedo at us. The  submarine disappeared as suddenly as it came into view.  "We saw thc track the torpedo  made in thc water and wc got it  fairly amidships. Thc Lusitania  listed forward and-stalled to settle  when .the. submarine discharged  two more torpedoes, which also  struck us, and our ship sank in 20  minutes.  "After thc submarine dived il  was not seen again.- It went oil'  after accomplishing its work and  did not attempt to save men, women or children, but left them to  drown like rats in a trap.  "The scene was frightful as thc  ship went down. A great many  persons were carried down at once  by the suction of the big ship,  About 100 persons jumped overboard and clung to floating wreckage or upturned boats, which were  blown off the ship by the explo.-  columns an official communication  send out by the Dominion "Patriotism and Production" publicity department for the purpose of arousing more interest in the movement  and bringing our farmers toy a full  realization    of    the    position    in  which Britain is placed.    The article .was.one of the strongest and  sanest the department has put out.  It did not bubble over with.this  buncombe about what our troops  are going to do to Kaiser W .lliam,  how,   the,    Canadian'    boys     are  slaughtering the Germans by thousands and walking to  Berlin  over  mountains' of slain.    It told what  any sane person .ought to be. able  to  see.. It. told of*, the  "situation  growing  more  arid-** more   intense  and  critical   day: by., day."    That  Great Britain is faced not alone by  outside    enemies,, rbut, ? by.. labor  troubles and by-lack of. those immense . internal   resources  in  the  matter   of. food   production   that  Germany, and   .Austria - Hungary  possess.   It told how, England cannot feed herself, and is.-compelled  to rely largely-on, other countries  for a supply of the, necessaries of  life.    The   article   pointed   to   thc  fact that "every man, woman and  child, from, the -Kaiser down, has  been put on rations," and drew a  lesson   from   this   for  every  Brit-,  ishcr,  that  this did   not show so  much a weakness in the enemy as  his strength.    And from" it all the  writer pointed to the duty of our  slay-at-homc Canadians.  This article came direct from  thc publicity end of the Canadian  "Patriotism and Production" Dc-  ptn"tmeTit"^f~tlf(!VDmninion="Govern^  - A Scotch friend of mine came  along the olher day and says:  "Here, Tom, here's "a nice bunch of  heather I just got from Scotland."  "Thanks, old chap,'-' I says, "but  did you get anything else besides  the heather?" "Aye," says he, "I  got a full bottle of whusky and a  pair of socks. After I had drank  the whusky I felt so generous that  I gave the socks to the Belgian  fund and made up my mind to give  you the heather." You can't beat  the Scots for generosity, can you?  Onto His Job  Among thc many war stories go-,  ing the rounds of thc press is the  following: "A young British officer  in charge of a .remote station in  South .Africa received froin his superior-officer at the base some  time in August this.message:VWar  has been declared. Arrest all  enemy aliens in your district.'  Promptly th?* superior oificcr received-this reply: 'Have arrested  seven .Germans, four Russians, two  Frenchmen, five Italians', two Rou?  manians.and-an7American.'* Please  say- who .'.we're -.at war "with.',. "V  MATERNITY-NURSING;  Enderby. ""    V  Mrs.West,  - m.-tf*:  CITY OF ENDERBY.  Fresh Meats  If you want prime, fresh meats, we  have them.     Our cattle are grain-fed  and selected by. our own buyers (rob  the richest feeding grounds in* Alber- <  ta, -and are-killed and brought-to the  meat * blocki'strictly' FRESH. -���������������������������  " We buy 'first-hand for spot cash, a  can give you the best price possible  G. Rv Sharpe,,  ��������������������������� "      Enderby, B. C.  0. it BarHer  Baths in connection  H. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor "'  Next the Fulton Block,.Enderby  -A*  <��������������������������� * ���������������������������"->"'' I  *<7'-S  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGULATIONS:  ���������������������������-..'  ?!'  sion.  Thc Lusitania was a sister ship  lo the Mauretania. She was 800  feet long, and the pride of the  great Cunard line. She was valued  at ������������������10,000,000 and carried a cargo  valued at $735,000 She carried  insurance amounting to $7,500,000.  The week previous to thc sailing  of the Lusilania from New York,  ment, and it was reproduced word  for word. And here is thc embarrassing part of it. An English  friend comes to thc ollice of thc  Press; points lo thc article referred  lo; declares that the editor is too  pro-German in his utterances, and  orders us to stop the paper.  Some -of our English, friends  have a heap lo learn yet aboul Canada and patriotism, and while we  are on this subject we would like  lo point lo some of this "heap."  In. lhc first place, we Canadians do  not have to be fed up on thousands  of Germans killed before breakfast  to keep our courage up. We do not  have to have our eyes blinded to  facts by-thc war office in order to  keep us from getting the woolies.  Wc try to look facts squarely in lhc  face and then shoot straight. Wc  hide nothing and haven't anything  lo hide. Wc can talk facts with  the enemy ancl face them, and we  do not measure our patriotism on  the percentage-coupon basis. We  do not hide our heads in the sand  and declare Britain is having or  going to have a walk-over. But  when it comes to fighting���������������������������well,  our Canadian boys will show you.  In the meantime, you will pardon  us if we object to taking lessons in  patriotism  from across the ocean.  *--    Shops Regulation Act  NOTICE   is   hereby   given   lhat  pursuant to .the provisions* of the  Shops  Regulation- Act,  as enacted  in By-law No. 81 of the City of En-.  derby, on, and, after the 13th tiny of  May,   1915,   all--shops   in- which  goods. are exposed . or offered  for  sale by retail (not .being workshops  or factories, tobacconists',or hews  agents' shops, hotels,'-victualling or  refreshment  houses,  nor  premises  wherein,  under license,  liquor  as  defined.by section" 2,of the Municipal Act is sold by retail ,for~cori-  sumption   on    the    premises,   nor  auction    rooms    nor    second-hand  dealers'  shops)   will-be. required, ._ _  under   a    penalty    not   exceeding quanii.y  Twenty-five  Dollars, lo be closed, mined and pay the royalty thereon.  ' -Coal mining.'rights^bfdhe.DominrVvV  ion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan -and^'-V?  Alberla^ Uie-'-Yukoriv Territory',^.th6i!~^"  Northwest Territories'.and'a^por'ti'ori%Jrt  ofFthe Province of Britrsh'Columbia;^^  may"; be- leasedrfor' a'-term' .of twehly-VV-  one years at:an annual rental :bfj,$lV;7  an acrcV'Not more than-r2500 acresVy ,  will bcoleased to one applicant.'TV.V  Application ;for a lease must be- *,  made by the applicant in person to-V  the Agent of, sub-Agent of. thc dis-���������������������������  trict in which rights applied for are . _-  situated.   ..' ���������������������������"'".'���������������������������   ---  '* 'In   surveyed- ���������������������������territory the land "  must be* described-by sections,.'-or.-;--',  legal sub-divisions of sections, antl '.  in   unsurveyed.territory, the, tract ,'V  applied for shall be staked out by   V  the applicant himself."    -       y /V -.,  Each application must be.accomV-    J  panied by a fee of $5 which will bo "V'  refunded if the rights applied for   V.  are not-available, but not otherwise.", - -  A royally shall be.paid,on thc mer-- "*" .,'  chantable output of the mine at thc ', **'-  rate of five cents per ton. V '*--  The  person operating the  mine  shall furnish the Agent .with sworn -~*   ..  returns   accounting   for   the   full- ;   ,  of    merchantable    coal.  ."-���������������������������=- '-\*si\  - ^r. ~  "���������������������������W  VV'  '-������������������*_:*  l-TfeS.'  fids  Cr T-~-  ���������������������������-'��������������������������� .\n  k--<*  T, -VJ  ������������������*_*.?  ��������������������������� -S'-v  J.  *t ,fV  The   Brownie   Tea   Rooms   arc  the popular meeting place for the  advertisements appeared in many people who want to talk it over  American  papers,  signed by  the over a cup of tea,  and kept closed, from 12.30 p.m  u n t i Km i d n i gh Uo n=-ea ch=a n tUc-Very,  Thursday between May and October, bolh inclusive, in each and  every year: provided always, however, that this requirement shall  not have any force or effect in any  week in which there shall occur  any public holiday or half-holiday  other than the half-holiday provided for in the said By-law.  "Closed" shall mean, not open  for Ihe serving of any customer.  No person-shall-he-liable to any  fine, penally or punishment under  the said By-law for supplying any  medicine, drug or medical appliance or any article required by  reason of emergency arising from  sickness, ailment.or-death; and the  conlinuancc in a shop, after the  hour''<ap'poinlcd' for the closing of  same, of any customer who was in  such shop immediately before the  said hour, or the serving of such  customer, shall not be deemed unlawful; bul nothing in these exceptions shall be construed to authorize any person to keep open  shop after the hour appointed in  the said By-law for the closing of  shops.  By order of Ihe Council,  GRAHAM ROSOMAN.City Clerk.  City Hall, May Gth, 1915.  BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME  At. the least cost and risk by planting your gardens and orchardAvith  our Roses, Ornamental and Fruit  Trees, grown only in B. C, at our  well-known RIVERSIDE NURSERIES, at Grand Forks. No order too  large or loo small.  For prices and particulars apply  H. E. C. Harris,      Enderby  If the .coal mining rights are  nol  o per.a I ed ,=su ch^rctun l s^sh ouJkLJje,.  furnished at least once a year.  Thc lease will include lhc coal  mining rights only, but thc lessee  may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights as may  be considered necessary for the  working of thc mine, at thc rate of  $10 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to lhc Secretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any-Agent or sub-Agcnt-  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of thc Interior.  N.B.-Unauthorized publication f  lhis advertisement will not be paid  for.  LAND   RECISTHY   ACT  Application (32151-   and  ()2<I0F.  re. Lot 9, Block 13, Map 211a, 1st  Addition lo Enderby, Jess easterly  22 feet 7V. inches thereof and re.  easterly 22 feet 7 *,_ inches of said  Lot. /���������������������������   ���������������������������  NOTICE is hereby given that I  shall at'thc expiration of one month  from the date of lhc first publication hereof issue. Certificates of Indefeasible Title to'the above-mentioned lands in the names.of'Elizabeth Poison and Henry Hendrick-  son ��������������������������� respectively, unless in the  meantime valid objection is made  Ionic in writing. The holder of the  following documents relating to,  inter alia, the said lands, namely,  Conveyance dated 13th September. 1897, from Oliver Harvey to  William Hancock of inter alia,  above lands, is required to deliver  same to me forthwith.  Dated at the Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C., this 12th clay of  April, 1915. '  C. H.  DUNBAR,  District Registrar. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, May 13, 1915  Spend your Holidays  at Sicamous, B. C.  Week-end parties specially catered for.  Good Boating, Bathing  Fishing,  Etc.  FOR    HIRE  All classes of Motor Boats,  Canoes, Fishing Tackle, etc  Large or small parties  catered for. For further  particulars  apply���������������������������  M. A. G1LLIS  Care   Bcllevuc  Hotel Sicamous  Ranchers,  Attention!  Now is Ihe time to paint your  House, Barn  or outbuildings.  Paint is going AT COST; labor  about  HALF-PRICE.  If you have not the cash, whal  will you trade?  C. G. PIPER, City Decorator  Box 43, Enderby.  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� 1 ��������������������������� >������������������������������������������������������������������������ I ��������������������������� I������������������I ��������������������������� ���������������������������*���������������������������.������������������. ������������������1������������������ I ������������������ I ���������������������������  I (Sonimuniratfii  _**  ������������������������������������ Ail^JiOiliAifiiAifi^nfiA f i*i T i*i T i*i t MA ,  Fads  That  Were Overlooked  Facts About Birds and Beasts  Pigeons, larks ancl cockatoos like  Iheir baths in the rain. Game birds  and poultry lake dust baths. Thc  common sparrow likes a dry  shampoo in lhe dust and a plunge  bath in lhe waler. Reptiles soak  themselves; elephants daub their  calves wilh mud, then wash it off.  Bhinoccrouses, buffaloes, dogs,  bears ancl tigers like to wallow; thc  equine tribe favor a roll in lhe  sand; cats, mice and their respective relatives lick themselves clean;  bats lick and scratch, and il is said  that thc continual scratching of  monkeys i.s nol so  search of parasites  self-currycombing.  much   in   the  as  a  kind  of  North   Okanagan   Conservative  Association:       Secretary's    Office,  Vernon, B.C., May 11, 1915.  Editor Enderby Press:  Sir: Il is nol my practice to  write tellers lo lhc press, but, as  your paper has been the medium  through which considerable correspondence has already passed  relative lo certain misunderstandings which at present seem to  exist in Ihe ranks of the Conservative parly of the Norlh Okanagan,  I should like lo correct false impressions which are bound to have  | arisen from a letter in your last  :issue signed by Mr. Davies as secretary of one of the Enderby Conservative   Associations.  Whal Mr. Davies calls "facts"  your headline rightly terms "Another View of It." One of the fads  is an attempted explanation of the  reason which impelled Mr. Cochrane and Mr. Shatford, the respective president and secretary of the  Vernon association, to foregather  in Enderby on Ihe eve of thc recent  convention and juggle wilh delegates who had been regularly appointed in open meeting. Apparently Mr. Davies does not give the  Vernon officials credit for being  able to explain their own actions.  As secretary of lhe District association, and in close touch with the  Enderby associations, I had no  official knowledge of any trouble  in lhc appointment of delegates.  Among the "facts" Mr. Davies  overlooked the following: (a) The  sojourn of lhe Vernon officials in  Enderby was entirely gratuitous,  as they were nol invited by either  of thc two associations there to arbitrate on any alleged dispute, nor  were they asked to go by their  local association. (b) Any trou^  hie or dispute between the two as-  jsociations in Enderby was nol  j remedied, or even affected, by thc  i kind-hearted delegation, and as a  mailer of fact it still exists, (c)  Delegates from Enderby were arranged lo represent such districts  as Sicamous, -Seymour Arm and  Celesta Creek, and even those  delegates already appointed by thc  Enderby associations were man-  oeuvered wilh on the eve of the  convention.  11 is only fair to the outlying  districts of Sicamous, Seymour  Arm and Celesta Creek, to slate  that 1 forwarded notices and voting papers relative to the convention to Mr. Davies on the Friday  preceding lhc convention, on the  clear ancl expressed understanding  between us thai he would see that  had not been notified, ancl that  they were represented at thc convention by delegates appointed in  a most irregular manner���������������������������if it can  be said that they were really appointed at all.  Mr. Davies refers to the right of  his association to appoint delegates  from Enderby, Grindrod, Mara and  Mabel Lake, but the Conservatives  in each of those districts have the  right to get together and form separate associations of their own and  appoint their own delegates if  Ihcy so desire. The more local associations wc have linked in the  District association, the stronger  and more-efficient -will our organization be, and, as thc executive of  tlie District association consists of  delegates from every local, it is the  proper forum in which to discuss  all matters relative lo the welfare  of lhc party and lo settle all disputes.  As soon as thc dale of the election is fixed, it is my intention to  call together thc District association, but upon thc request of any  three associations, I will call a  meeting at any time.  Yours, etc.,  Hugh Hi-ccue,  Secretary North Okanagan District  Conservative   Association.  Treatment of a Teacher  Enderbyites who wish  lo spend  an enjoyable week-end, where it i.s  convenient    to   fish,   boat   or   go | !,^sc,,.(lis,_ricl*?_ __���������������������������rc  n.0,,i,[V.(l. ^"V  swimming,     should     communicate  with  M.  A.  Gillis,  Sicamous.     He  can supply everything but the de  sire.  ing   the    week-end    and   that  Conservatives   in   each   were  slnicled  was nol  the  into  appoint delegates.     Il  until after the convention  Editor  Enderby  Press:  Sir: I shall esteem il a-favor if  you publish in the "first issue of  your paper what has been the most  atrocious treatment I have ever  received during the many years I  have acted as teacher in Canada or  elsewhere. This has been at the  instance of the secretary of the  North Enderby school board.  I had been indulgent enough to  go without salary since January,  little thinking that instead of get-  been put into a most humiliating  been put into a most humiliating  position by the aforesaid individual,   who   for   his   behavior   onlv  that  I  learned  lhat these districts  offers the apology now published,  and as follows:  Dear Sir: At the request of the  Board of Trustees of the North  Enderby School, I beg to apologize  for the treatment you have had at  my (the. secretary) hands in regard  to the overdue balance due you on  the 28lh inst. .  1 admit that I made an error,  which has caused quite a little annoyance to myself as well as  others. Trusting this will be satisfactory, I am,.   .  Yours truly,       J. C. "Metcalfe,  Secretary Trustees, North Enderby  School. May 6th, 1915.      .  To this I made the following reply: ..       '"-.-*    '       o.  Sir: In consequence of your personal behavior towards me, and  my inability to accept your apology, I deem it right to sever my  connection wilh your school at the  end of the term, 30th June prox.,  ancl beg you will communicate this  to your Board of Trustees.  I am, Yours truly,  Wm. -Cameron.  Enderbv, Gth May, 1915.  Enderby Opera House  One Night Only      \JI^���������������������������   1Q  Tuesday, May io  Special Engagement of 73he  In  a Miscellaneous  Program  of Topualities,  including  ^^^^F-o-nie^n-Fra-n-ee11-  An incident behind the trenches  Prices,     75c     50 c     15c  THE 1915 FOLLIES  Brigtiten Up and  Paint Now  $2,500 Stock of S.-W. P. Being Sold  Out at LESS THAN COST  Price only $2.25 per Gallon  in all >ize tint  A Quantity of Old Country Paint  Being Sold at $2.00 per Gallon  Painters will work now for half their usual price.  With Paint ONE-THIRD LESS than regular  price, you cannot afford to let your property depreciate for the want of paint.  Alabastine, in all colors  Reg-, price, 50c; sale, 35c  ��������������������������� per Package  We are giving and .will continue to give prices on all  lines of HARDWARE that cannot be equalled anywhere until our $12,000 stock is cut in two.  Call and be convinced  PLUMBING, HEATINGJINSMITH ING  After the poor performance of  the Henderson aggregation, who  imposed upon Enderby theatregoers a week or more ago, wc are  lo have what it is claimed will be  a real treat in The 1915 Follies,  appearing in thc Opera House next  Tuesday evening. The Press has  made especial enquiry in regard  to thc quality of the performance  of the Follies...Iroup,., and from all  E y e s i g* h t  IF NOT, MAKE IT A  POINT TO CONSULT  S. L. TAUBE  THE   WELL-KNOWN   OPTICAL   SPECIALIST  He will be at Reeves' Drug Store on  Thursday, May 13th  .MAKE  YOUR  APPOINTMENTS   EARLY.  that wc can learn they are stars of  real merit, and give a performance  that our theatre-goers should not  miss seeing. They are recommended by such men as Mr. H. W.  Brodic, general passenger agent of  thc C. IV R., who, in a letter to  agents along lhe line, says:  "We., have had running in Vancouver for some lime "The Follies"-  Theatrical Company. Their work  is very good, and they played lo  good houses all the time they were  here. . . . They have been  giving performances on Vancouver  Island for the past few weeks, and  have been well received everywhere. I wish you would do anything you can in your vicinity to  interest people in'thc coming performances. You need have no  hesitancy in recommending them."  In a lenglhy review of the work  of Thc Follies company in-one of  Ihe Vancouver papers, the following extract appears: "If last evening's performance of The Follies'  may be taken as a fair reflection of  their ability as entertainers, then  let il be said with all emphasis  lhat lo stay away from these performances if one can possibly attend is lo stultify one's soul and to  dwarf the finer sensibilities, in thc  development of which good entertainments play such a leading role.'  The cast of "The Follies" includes Mr. B. C. Hilliam, the well-  known author and musician, Miss  Annie Lochead, the soprano of the  Pacific Coast, Norah Hayden, Miss  Milli'ccnt Ward, of the F. R. Benson  company, Victor Dyer, of the Norman V. Norman company, and  Henry Anslie, al* thc Criterion,  London. "Thc Follies in France,"  is the title of the sketch given by  the company. Playgoers who fail  to see this company will indeed be  missing a treat.  Eighty-five per cent of all  headaches are the result of eyestrain. Are you troubled that"way?  If so consult S. L. Taube, the well-  known=Oplical-Specialistf^He-will-  be at Reeve's Drug Store on Thursday, May  13th.  Crockery  and  Glassware  With the new goods to  arrive in a few (lays, our  stock in this line -will be  very complete.  In many of these lines  prices have advanced from  20 to 30 per cent., but our  present stock, ancl much  of that to arrive, will be at  old prices, and we "will be  able to compete wtih the  best in the Province 'as to  prices.  Call and inspect; it will be  a pleasure to show the new  goods as they arrive.  J. E. Crane, Prop.  WANT ADS  FOR SALE���������������������������Corner lot 11, Blk 10',  Map 211a; next io Chinese store,  Enderby; .'$(500. Apply George  Powers, 820 Humboldt St:, Victoria, B.C. ml3-3t  Come in and get our prices on  the following brands of flour:  Robin Hood, Radium, Royal Household, Glcnora, Centennial, Strong  Baker's and a good' assortment of  cereals. Teece & Son.  Am prepared To take sewing by  day, or general housework. Beatrice  Roberson, "Enderby.  RIDERS.. .WANTED..as. agents _foi_  our high-grade bicycles.    Write  for low prices to Thos. Plimley's  Cycle Works, Victoria, B.C.     4t  SEVEN-ROOM house?*- complete  wilh bath, etc.; 12 bearing fruit  trees; large grounds; for rent to  permanent   tenant   at   $15   per  ;   month.   Come quick;   A. Fulton.  Ready Early in May  All kinds of plants for thc  Flower Garden, raised from finest  seed procurable.  TOMATOES,  CAULIFLOWER,  CABBAGE, ETC.  Order now���������������������������Prices Moderate  L. S. GRAY, Florist  Phone 224 P.O.Box  567  Now is the Time  to Order Your  Customer's Own Material Made  Up.        Prices from $15.00 up.  Cleaning, Pressing & Repairing.  A. E. WEST  Ladies'- and Gents' Tailor.

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