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 Enderby, B. C, October 28, 1915  AND      WALKERS      WEEKLY  Vbl/8; No. 35; Whole No. 389  of the Hos-  hcld in the  ', 1, at 3 p.m.  ENDERBY AND DISTRICT NEWS  Mrs.  C. "P.- Ryan  arrived   from  . Athelmir, B.C., on Tuesday.  . ;   Mr. W. J.; Lemke and Mr. H.C  - Mann   returned   from" Seattle   this  - ,-Wcek.,"-"*    -  The regular meeting  ,  pital "Auxiliary will" be  - City Hall, Monday, Nov  Of the 164,000 men who have err-  'rollcd in Canada for overseas ser-  Wvice, 83,000'are already at the front.  The next Red Cross working party  .  will .be -held at the home of Mrs.  Keilh, Tuesday, Nov.^' 2nd, at 2.30  p.m.,   .;  Foster's   weather - bulletin .^states  that there is not. likely to be snow  - of >any consequence before Christmas" in this latitude.        '      .   "'  V Parish   of  Enderby,'All   Saint's  Day:   Holy  Communion,   8   a.m.;  Mallins and-Holy Communion-; 11 a.  ,   m.; Elven.ong, "7.30 p.m.  - . Capt.-Cameron,-of-the-54th Battalion*; G. E. F., spenfThe past week  . in Enderby on,sick'furlough. *. He*  "expects to-"return 46 his: company  '- in'a day or���������������������������-two. .-"��������������������������� ��������������������������� -.   -  >-'-'.  '' Nineteen - dollars - were added, to  -The Enderby Red. Cross .Fund as  '-' thc-result "of-4he "whist-party given  "at-.:the Brownie-Tea Rooms last  ',-Thursday evening^ by Mrs. Bigge,  '-yand"Mis^sfTJbggm':ci;'.'  " V'. V- i s  :Y The.,", HalloweenVciitertainmenti.  <* withYrefreshments,'.given.- by^the  V Methodist ^Ghucch", will,, be' held in  VK. "of'-P. rhall'tomorrow". (Friday);  Vevenihg, instead rofyin.the',oldJ_un-,  y day: school "room,'as" was firstT'pro-  'l posedV- ��������������������������� vV-V--   . ~    -' ".'--"'** -*-"- ���������������������������*'  ���������������������������"���������������������������.-.A special train'bearing Mr.'-F. W."  -���������������������������:Peters," ^general superintendent of  the British Columbia division;of the  YC: P. R.; and. Vice-president Bury  and Mi\ Grant Hall and staff,.visited  the.Valley on;a tour^of inspection  _ last Sunday/     ,       V - -     . " v ",  ' ' The-ladies o'f the W. A. of Mara,  are sending to the Mara boys .at the  front1 Christmas boxes,land, they  would appreciate any.assistance in  the way of contributions fro'mUheir  Enderby^ friends. -- To raise funds  for filling the -Christmas boxes, a  Halloween social will be given in  the Mara hall on^SaJiirday evening.  All are invited to attend.    V   *  Throughout^ Canada a vote on  Church" Union is to be. taken in all  Presbyterian, congregations during  the first weeks of November. The  ^prpposed^unioriHncludes-the^Meth-  odist, Congregational and Presbyterian communions. On Sunday  next, Oct. 31st,-at.the morning service in St. Andrew's Church, the  union question will be'considered.  The twentieth episode of the  "Million Dollar Mystery", was put  on the.screen at lhe'Opera House  lasl Friday and. Saturday evenings.  Three more episodes will conclude"  this-remarkable picture drama. .A  large crowd enjoyed last week's  episode. -Each week thc program  is intensely interesting, and the concluding chapters "promise many exciting climaxes.'  ��������������������������� Mrs. E. Gray says it certainly  does pay to advertise. She has received loads of presents for the  Enderby boys at the front from the  generous people of Enderby. The  committee will pack" the Christmas  boxes not later than Saturday, so if  - there are any others wishing to  send something to the boys, it will  have to be delivered. to Mrs. Gray  ..within tlie next two days.  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Folkard returned from a trip to Revelstoke  last week, where they visited their  married daughters. It was their  first trip together as far as the  mainline since locating here y29  years ago, and in that time prosperity has ever smiled upon these  whole-rhearted, rugged pioneers,  whose home on the river meadow  lands north of Enderby is still the  best plane on earth. ;     y  The Misses. Davies .wish to acknowledge the following donations  to the. Cottage Hospital and to thank  the donnors: Mrs. Mohr, flowers  and vegetables; Mrs. Harvey, fruit;  Mrs. Bigge, chicken; Mrs. Butchard,  papers; Mrs. F; Dill, game; Dr.  Keith, fruit; Mrs. Pound, bread and  vegetables; Mrs.>Landcn,^fruit; Mrs.  Carlson, grapes; Mara-Ctiurch, fruit  and vegetables; Mr. S.Roberts, eggs;  Mr; Graham, papers; Mr. .Crane,  papers., ,"**-  The market stall to provide funds  forpthe above society-.will beheld  as usual on Saturday, Nov. 6th. Mrs.  Lawes and Mrs. Bigge will superintend it, and will be most grateful  for.any contributions in the way of  poultry, butter, vegetables, cakes,  bread, etc^ As this monthly market  is at- present thc only means whereby funds can he obtained for, the  above society for the purpose of  purchasing material for local work  in making up garments, etc.,' it is  hoped that all*- wliQ'possibly can  will'patronize, this stalLlib.rally.  . Mr. and" Mrs; GVS. -Salt removed  to A7ictoria'_this week,' where they  will, make their future' home. For.  the" past 22 year's Mr. "and Mrs. Salt  have been residents,.of-Enderby  district, and in all'mov'ements*of a  community interest they have ^entered in a spirit of helpfulness.' In  this'.time they have-raised a' family  and'developed their home farm, on  the ,b.anks"*of"*thc Spalliichcen." Recently, their youngest daughter-was  married, and with'the children ..'all,  leaving to make homes of their own  there-was noT longer 4he;tie-to-the  farm J_omc," and.".Mr. and-Mrs.* Salt  determined 'forspend their .reclining  days* atythe-Prqvinciaiycapital. ,It  ���������������������������will" take.. frbni/the~district';tw6:of  our;' most: estceiried icitizens,"whose-  active interest in all thingstpertain-"  ing"'lo JheVwelfare' of the "district  wilKbeTgreatly-missed.   V  " TV"--.  .-���������������������������>    ,     :.>���������������������������.',..-. ...-=.   ->       . * . -     -    ���������������������������  . CANADIAN.PATRIOTIC FUND  7 '" ' Enderby Branch  The   Executive --Committee < acknowledge with thanks the receipt  of the undermentioned donations:  N. E. Landon ..'.-   .$ 2.00  'Jas.   McMahon      .  10.00  O. Sowden  .......%   .,   5.00  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Brown ...  ..10.00  John Higginson ".   .    5.00  Dr.- E. II. Crawford     . 20.00  E.. C. M. ���������������������������.-.   .    2.00  F. A. Adams '...' ".  .    2.00  H. T. Twigg  / :...  .    5.00  R. E. Harkins     .. "5.00  Mrs. M.J. Finlavson*   .  10.00  .  10.00  J.   B.   Gaylord   ...'.   .10.00  C P. Ryan ...-..-.-:   .-- 3.00-  A. McPherson "���������������������������....:   .' "5.00  Miss M.' Loggin    .    1.00  David   Jones   ....-.-   .   4.00  Robert Roberts  ... .\......  .    5.00  L. R: Bramble^ *..' '..,..  .     -15,  W. -' Jasper   .... S.'."....... ~  .    - .25  Fund,as possible.- They therefore  appeal to ~>lhe public to keep the  Canadian Patriotic Fund in mind,'  mid do what Ihey can to help. Any  contribution,"., however-small* will  be thankfully received and'faithfully applied.'-      '  Donations may bje handed 'to any  of thc ollicers of thc Fund, or to  The Enderby Press.'     , . '  \ ' .  Ghaham  Rosoman'  Hon.-Scc.  '. - 'KING CALLS FOR MEN  London,. Oct. 22.���������������������������King George  has issued an appeal to .his subjects  to "come forward voluntarily and  aid Great.', Britain, in- her fight  against-"a highly organized^enemv.'  "More men and 'yet 'more," His  Majesty _sa~ys, "are wanted -.to keep  niy-armies in the field, and through  them .to secure, victory "and'an enduring peace." V -      ,,    _ -  -  - :-i      -.-;   -V'       .   $111:40,  The above donations-were origin-,-  ally given to the-machine gun fund;'  but' the Government having" intimated ~that"_-.a,;sufficieht  number ��������������������������� pf*;  these "guns -had }be.cn ��������������������������� arrange'dy'for,'  the  donors -kindly "authorized .Mr.  Winter,,. secretary-treasurer-, of'.the;  fund, to.!hand them _p���������������������������vcr J;o the .Can:"  adianyPatriolic' Fund./"'' 7 ,*'. -S -;  - sPreviousl>7-ackn6wledJr;:'?177.70*, fCV  -.-The ycommittee_-?;pre -.receiving'   "1"*'  ,fro'm*!<hea"dquarters-apd/distributing  to soldiers! relatiyes^in'thisldistrict  .month." by. month^Va- considerable  am6unttdt;money,';and  toTmak."  CITIZENS'. MEETING  /  -A.meeting of the citizensof Enderby is called ;fdr- 8 o'clock,-Tuesday evening, :N6v. 2nd* in the City  Hall, tordiscuss"future plans'for thc  maintenance , of. the Cottage' Hos-  .pital; .If tlic/hospitalyis to''be Von:.  tinued some mpre">videspread^and  substantiahjntercst'must be taken4n  it than has been ih;thespast^^,">_t'  ^\While<;->Fra'nce'i������������������ipprchasedf .{Can^  adiaii goods to tHe-valuc of;$4,000"i-  OOOlthe. year"before;Ih'elyyvar.-Cshe,  _ purchased"', last - '.year '' from'-.ythis  dt;moriey,>ajiid_areiahxious   country-/gdotls";for"'-which"-.she,'paid  -a_-~ample^-Veturne^  "     '7-    *  .The Weekly;Chronicle; pf the'.47th" Overseas  Battalion, C. E. F., published' while the military  camp was stationed - at'Vcmon'. bid farewell--to  Vernon and, the Valley las't week, :and the  editor,3-Private'428568, went with the advance  squad, to'the coast this week. "The balance of the  men encamped there are being sent out,in detachments of 600, and it is expected that'the 54th  will leave for thc-.east early next/week.' Wc regret .to lose the Weekly Chronicle from oiir exchange . table. Private 428568 made an. ideal  editor for a troop paper, and hc deserves, great  credit for the. cxcellent_shce"t putjout injhelpast  ���������������������������~- "^ ���������������������������" =-^ " v'w. ^ ��������������������������� ��������������������������� 5-������������������ Z VV ��������������������������� '���������������������������"*��������������������������� 'T'   four months.   His farewell to Vernon is a master  piece. In part he says:. "It may sccin strange to  niany that we arc going back to thc coast, but oh  looking into matters it is-not so strange at all.  *    *-   *   Wc. all know that tlie parting will come,  and sooner than many expect, and it.is only  natural that while in Canada, and this applies to  Canada only, the men would prefer to spend thc lapses."  last few days with their own people.   It i������������������ .intense- "news" of  ly selfish and unpatriotic for any to attempt to  alter this state of affairs.    *    *    *    The reason"  wc.have for writling this is Ihcaclion of certain  people, who have done their level best to try 'to  thwart the desires of thc men who arc going  forth to fight their battle, and, instead of keeping  quiet as good patriots would do, and not being  content with the hundreds of thousands already  spent with them, would, to their own selfish ends,  endeavor to keep the men from all that remains  Berlin.is credited by the Associated Press.with!  saying: "We now,hold,in thcWcst a strong fortified, line inclosing a great- enclave, of Frehce- and  Belgian territory.' We shall soon have asimilar'  line fortified in the'-East. Behind these two lines  we can sit tight and defy all efforts of, our enemies to break through. ' I-have' much confidence-  in the business sense of "HicBritish and think that  -when .once they hayp found.the Dardanelles cannot bc forced this will lead them to take steps in  the direction of peace." Thinks of this nature  _iavc"bccpme periodic oyer there, itlwc arc to be-  lieve the various.press ric\ys agencies.. _.r. _ .___.__._  N  IS-EARLY PEACE A POSSIBILITY  -. Undcrydale .of Otcober 8th, tlie, -  Associated Press representative, aV  Berlin,- writes:'. "By spring we shall-  probably have' peace.'i%\This -re- '���������������������������  mark * of one oX thc most .-highly,  placed * and prominent stale' oili-/:  cials here, may be taken as .in'di;  cative- of thc view on -tlic-probable"  duration of' the -wail held ih German "government, quarters, or at ahj\  rate in certain influential circles of;  the government., Pressed-to give,  a reason for his'opinion'thc ollicial  replied that7he-based his'expectations ^largely "on 'the'sound business-  sense of the,British,' which would5  lead "them * to move for peace as>;  soon asthcy saw. nothing was to be,:  gained-by continuing thewar.'ryV  -* The terms on which- -Germany. F  would* be ready ,to* discus's pbacVy  a'ceprding to discussion iri' German^  ollicial* circles .as* interpreted j by  this correspondent-are giveiiras'-fol-'V  lows: -*,' .- ,.-. - .-,._-��������������������������� z: "-V-  . "A~largc indemnity-from the.Enny}:  tente powers, France-probably'"to"  bear_thermajor portion;, as-a guaran-' >vV7r^,;^  tee\of 'the future security of- Gtr���������������������������SSv\^"^S.  many." -, v - '" -'Sx-.-' S..-1 '��������������������������� S?y/S^-iite"  /,-Restorati.n  ial -em'pi  at the expense of Belgium.VBelgium'ii;'."-^^^-  however, would be:"permittcdj-toire^is  tain its> inllepeifd'encefandJterntmC:l%-f^<h  hVthe^ex^i^^^cMlAhj^^^  V*  '^V  "V;  ��������������������������� ?*"*  fvft-*  -with ������������������������������������������������������  'purposes.- _..rr .���������������������������     ......  r Russia ^to .*��������������������������� be .. ,dcpnyed-rof <its; j  Polish'- territories;*.which'- might*'1 bc.^  granted; some'form of, national au- ~  torioiny,;or annexed to Austro-IIun/;;  gar'y, or administered-jointly by"  Germany and Austro-IIungary."-"- ���������������������������;  vv:  *I4     \     I  dear to them. If is nauseous lo say the least. Wc  are all volunteers, wc are none of us regulars.  War has been forced upon, us and we arc here to  do our duty, and as such surely we.arc. entitled to  some consideration. * V ..'* The piffle, that we  are soldiers and .that soldiers should go where  they are told,"and stay put,-is extremely nauseating coming from;ciyiliansr We are soldiers,  and wewill stay putywhen and where our officers  order us, but Ave are damned if we want any interference from others, y Let them paddle their own  carioe and make hay while the sun shines, as indeed some'of them know how;"  The Slocan Record hits it off: "The hardest  worked men in thc war are the' telegraph editors  of thc daily papers: With absolutely nothing for  a foundation, they arc daily manufacturing splendid war stories. Occasionally some truth filters  through, and then the whole 'bally' thing col-  Which is particularly true of thc war  the past week. With five great battle-  fronts to hear from, and some twenty orThirty  million men engaged, at a cost lo tbe world of  say live or six dollars a day per man, all  the real news wc have been gelling-ior the past  week or ten days could be summed up in half a  column. And from the nature of the sugared  sweetness that is being handed out one' would  think there was a bunch of kids of royal birth  over there in Europe squabbling over a- game of  marbles.  -rv-  Thc question  of  worked up in the  and those opposing  Here are some more thinks of German origin  ���������������������������and they still have some more to come: . According to a Berlin report, Gen. von Kluck is  credited with the statement that he thinks the  Allies will never be able* to break the Western  line.    Another  prominent   military -official' oi  prohibition is slowly being  Province. Those favoring it  it, arc here and tliere getting  into print. The views of thc -Prohibitionist and  those of the anti-Prohibitionist, each have been  echoed and re-echoed up and down the land in  one form or-.'another, for. years, and arc too well  known to be read with interest. But here is a  thought given expression to by George Duncan,  in a letter in the Vancouver Province, which is  unusually noteworthy, and seems to get right at  the kernel of":th������������������ proposition: "To regulate,"  says he, "is the duty of every free state; to.prohibit, where no crime is involved*; is to draw  closer the bonds of freedom and to lay an axe at  the very root of democracy itself; for where  democracy loses its love of liberty and uses the  methods, of despotism, it has established the  forces which will inevitably work its own ruin."  * 'In* this connection ;a"'dispatclcV 7^'7j7  from London.undcrdalc of Oct. 26,yVl-'":V"������������������.<  says:" "Genriaiiyis'weakening'"'At'VVW  last the Kaiser sees the-inevitable". fr"  end of'tlie world war.''-. This \was/?VV,  the.gencrarexpression among "diplo-'-;'' V  mats and "military men here todajV^'^  on receipt of "news via Madrid .that--.s, y^*  Prince''von 'Buelow,. the\Geririan1 V:-.V  chancellor, shortly would' submittoV -" *' \  King Alfonso and. to ," President ���������������������������. - /V  Wilson tentative terms- of-peace." y1*  Among Public men of London, only* '. ^  one opinion was expressed. -That y .'��������������������������� '.  was that no, peace on any-terms- '.  was possible'until French and-Bebr. -  gian soil  was cleared of the Gcr-  inans-and^thc^downfalho ^Prussian :     ���������������������������  militarism ,was secured." - ,  Some Apprehension Felt. '   ,  Home,- Ocl. 2G.���������������������������Notwithstanding,  more encouraging news from Scr-*  .   .  bia,    much    apprehension    is   ex-        y  pressed   there,over'the  cours.e  of  evcnls in Roumania.    II is thought  fter   isolation   will    force   her   to *  abandon  her  neutrality.    The  im-t    t   .  minent ministerial crisis-is-not-rc-   garded as a favorable sign for the ^  Quadruple Entente. Fears arc expressed that thc Gcrmanophilc  ministry will dominate popular  opinion. Italians arc not hopeful  of the final outcome- and urge the .  Allies to bc ready for thc worst.  Is Nish Bottled Up  London, Oct. 2(i.���������������������������No telegrams  have been received here from Nish  for three days, according to ollicial  announcement here loday. It is  known lhe Bulgars were attacking  the city from three sides Sunday.  Foreign Exchange Falls  A New York dispatch says that  in face of the $5D(),000,000 credit  established ���������������������������there by. the Anglo-  French Joan and of ."-further -private  credits established oi* being established for the 'account-'.of English,  French, Russian ancl'Ilalian banks,  foreign exchange again is'on thc  downward path. Sterling is now  quoted at -$-l.G3. The weakness is  attributed to the recent enormous  exports of munitions of war, which  have been responsible'for a Hood.of  bills on London*and Paris within  thc last two weeks. "    "  Twelve  Joe's.   .  bread tickets for ������������������1.00 at THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, October 28,1915  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published every  Thursday at   Enderby,  B.C. at $2  per  year,   by   the  Walker   Press.  Advertising Rates:   Transient, 50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising, SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1915  VEGETABLE EVAPORATING PLANTS  There is in course of erection at Armstrong an  evaporating plant'wliich will employ 50 men and  100'women and girls for eight or nine months in  the year. The.plant is one of Ihrcc which Thc  Graham Co., Ltd., will operate in the Okanagan.  The. other Iwo are located at' Vernon and  -Kelowna. ��������������������������� ��������������������������� -  It is expected thai.lhe Armstrong plant will be  in operation in three wcks, or thereabouts. ��������������������������� In  order to find out how much labor is available in  thc city and district lo work in lhc evaporating  plant, applications arc already being called for  from'50 men and 100 women and girls, and the  hope is expressed lhat as many local people as  possible will, avail themselves of the opportunity  io earn some money lhc coming winter, and thus  ' lo keep at home the money to be spent in the  operation of thc plant. Applications arc also being called for for thc supplying of 1200 cords of  fir, green and dry,'in 2-foot and 4-foot lengths.  Wc understand thc average price paid for vegetables to thc producer by thc evaporating plant is  $8 per ton. While this" figure is low, compared  wilh the prices which have been demanded in the  past, it i.s certain thai the price allows a living  profit to the producer, and, coming at this period,  when vegetables-.arc a glut, on the market and  thousands ol' sacks' have been harvested in excess  of market demands, the cstahlislnuenfVofTlicsc  planls~will.be a God-send to lhc Valley. And,  while wages paid in plants of this character are  not usually high, thc employment of "150 men,  women and girls, even at small wages, will bring  prosperous conditions lo lhc community.'  These evaporation plants are-to. be permanent  institutions. They were lhc ono^ thing needed, to  put the vegetable industry in the Okanagan on a  ���������������������������sal'ersou ncl- basis.--;Nat urn lly���������������������������the-growers-w-hose-  flelds are situated closest to the plants will reap  'lhe greatest benefit, for llie hauling charges will  he so .much lower. II will be dilllcult for, say  growers of 1-jiderby, lo compete wilh growers in  close proximity lo the plant, still these conditions  will remedy themselves as time goes on, and il  makes certain lhat there need be no 'loss il* our  growers will get extensively inlo lhe "vegetable  growing business. Other plants will follow those  now established, and these will be certain to go  lo llie centres where the vegetables are most plentiful. To share in lhe prosperity thai must'follow lhe establishment of these plants, llie grojvers  of Enderby district must produce the stuff required for evaporation.  people there is a purpose filled wilh peril, which  America is not overlooking, but, on the contrary,  is taking every step to prepare for:  "It wond be lunacy to think that we should want to  appear with troops in'Europe.' English friendship Is  lo be of short duration.   Having attained her purposes,  she will quickly discard all who may have gone to her  aid.   We have the same rights as England.   In looking  back over the.past,..wc see with regret that we were  forced   to  the sad  necessity  of siding with Tier  on  account of our treaty wilh her.   It is beyond all doubt  lhat a treaty with Germany would have been more advantageous and of a much wider scope in the future  for .lapair!   Within a short time grave complications*  arc  going  lo  present  themselves.    We will  have  to  demonstrate ..that we are a power of tlie firs I order, one  which, is of the same, height..as'England-'and America,  and that in so far as 'power' is concerned,'we need  have no fear of those two peoples'.   Wc are, and will  bc for all time, the masters of lhe seas of Asia.   Our  strength will permit thc realization of the desires, so  long cherished, of establishing ourselves on the western coasts of America.    We are going to gather great  quantities of artillery and ammunition. Today America  is  supplying  thc  Allies  with  arms  ancl  ammunition  against Germany;  perhaps the day may come when  Germany will supply us against the United States and  Australia.    The Germans cannot deny that we have  Always treated their prisoners in a gentlemanly manner.   There will not bc a single (Jerman prisoner who  can thr.ow in our face any abuse received.   We have  anticipated  the wants of those heroes, and we have  treated their children-and their ���������������������������women and old people  with great respect.     That 'which we were forced to  .undertake., against Germany will be left to be forgotten  and it may be possible to so remedy it.thai.Germany  will bc. satisfied; but the moment to discuss this point  has not yet arrived,.    *    '    *    We will appear on the  day of judgment and prove to the whole world that  we are a civilized nation-."  . While these assertions from Japanese source  may not, and should not, cause any alarm, nevertheless, thc future has in store for us much that  this extract will give us light upon.  CONFIDENCE MUST BE DEVELOPED  Confidence is a great thing. Lack of confidence  has wrecked national enterprises and sent the  pride of empires glimmering. In thc recent  financial panic following the coming of war in  Europe, the cry of the hour should have been,  "Have confidence." Our bankers should have  bccYt strong in giving this advice. But they were  not. Instead, our financial institutions were the  first to show a lack-of confidence. They showed  it in themselves when, they refused to do. what  the Dominion Government asked them to do, and  prepared for them to do. Parliament in its wisdom saw fit, shortly after the commencement of  thc war, lo authorize thc issuance of 15 per cent  of Dominion bank notes in excess of the paid up  capital of lhe banks, which'would have meant an  additional $30,000,000 to the circulating medium  of Canada���������������������������sufficient to have sustained the confidence of thc people, until lhe business of thc  Dominion could have been readjusted to meet the  new conditions thrust upon us. But thc banks  refused to put out this additional currency. On  thc contrary they at once started thc big squeeze.  This in turn brought about failures", and thc loss  of confidence between wholesaler and retailer,  and between retailer and consumer. As was said  by the Rcgina Daily Province a year ago:  "All the assistance which the Government of Canada  is endeavoring to give to the people through the  medium of the banks is being .held up- by the banks  for their own additional security.   Every business in  ���������������������������effi*nRi"g^it^  been cut off. Farmers suffer. , The security of the  wheal, which is belter than gold, is no longer taken.  Municipal governments suffer. Canada is as badly oil',  in fact, as if she were without banking facilities. The  assistance the government extended lias not reached  the people���������������������������has not passed beyond thc control of the  banks. Credit is practically non-existent, and without  credit the business fabric cannol hold together."  All businessJsbasccl,upon.confidence, y Shatter  the prices are  We have the following brands :  ROBIN HOOD   ���������������������������       "GLENORA  MANITOBA " '. ' RADIUM       '  GRAHAM WHOLE WHEAT* CENTENNIAL  Bran, Shorts, Middlings, Feed Flours, Wheat, Oats  Crushed Oats, Barley Chop and a good line of Cereals.  Farmers wishing sacks for grain, etc., can purchase here.  We deliver to any part of the city  Old Poison Mercantile  Block, Enderby   .  TEECE & SON,  Specials in Lumber  while they last:  No. 4 Novelty Siding,  No. 2 2x4 and 2x6,  No. 2 Mixed Lath,    -  Short Cord wood,  Dry Blocks,    -  $10.00 per "M  . -     $13.00 pfer M.  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  $1.50 per load  w  SA VE MONEY���������������������������Buy your winter's fuel NOW.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� -    r>  1 A name that stands for the best in hotel service.  KingEdwardHotel, LP^IURI,HY Enderby  i. ���������������������������     **'    i s *  JAPAN AIMING AT AMERICA  Today," when mosl of us' arc cherishing the.  hope, lhat out. oi' lhe present negotiations said,,to  be underway between Russia and Japan we might  soon hear of Japanese troops being sent lo Russia  lo assist in steming the Teutonic invasion, thc  following extract from the Japanese newspaper  Chugat Chimpo, and reproduced in thc Manilla  Times, throws another lighl on llie matter, and  should cause us to stop and ponder over what the  future, has in store for America. Not that thc  article in question is voicing lhe ollicial mind of  Japan, nor can it have any"ell'e.cl upon the present  Kuropean complications, but it does indicate that  dee]) down in the heart of lhe ambitious*'Nippon  lhat confidence and you strike at the very foundation of business. In hiking the position they did,  it is generally admitted lhat the banks of Canada  did more lo bring about lack of confidence than  all olher institutions combined. And they.have  insisted upon continuing their grab-all policy.  True, business still survives, in a. measure, but it  survives inspile of tlie banking policy not due to  it. Wholesalers, in most cases, have slill retained  lhe confidence lhc retailers have merited, and retailers have, in a like measure, refused to bc  stampeded by the- banks' lack of confidence  policy, while communities arc shaping their business so as lo be'independent of the banks.  Enderby is, one of those "communities. And if  there is a community on earth that should have  confidence in itself it is this district of which we  are a part. And wc must exercise that confidence  by expressing it in action. The'Northern end of  lhc Okanagan is recognized as the best for the  -small farmer and horticulturist. -The soil is thc  most fertile; it is well watered and heeds no irrigation.. It has- high lands and low lands, suitable  for every kind of farming and fruit raising. This  one and all of us know. It never has been  a question of doubt. Ancl our business-people and  agriculturists generally have proven themselves  reliable and efficient insofar as the district has  developed. There is, it is Irue, niucji yet to he  done by all of us to bring the district into its own,  in the matter of fuller growth and development,  but these things musl come gradually.  Parchment  The Dominion law against the selling "of  butter without the words "Dairy Butter" or  "Creamery Butter"���������������������������as the case may be���������������������������printed  on the butter wrap, is a blessing in disguise to the  average farmer...,. In the first, pjace^ n_ jus .Butter __'  wrappers are neatly printed with his name and  the brand of the butter on the label, the storekeepers qan readily sell the butter at 5c a pound  more than he can get for butter wrapped in paper  that is not printed, andthe butter-maker gets the  advantage in 5c a pound more for his butter from  the merchant.  It is the duty of every butter maker to comply with the law in this matter. Some butter  makers have on ly a cow or two; and make so little  butter that it does not appear to them that they���������������������������  can afford to have their butter wraps printed.  They do not like thc idea' of having 500 or 1000  butter wraps on hand. To accommodate this  class of butter makers, The Press has printed up  a quantity of "Custom" Butter'Wraps. They are  printed with the words "Fresh Dairy Butter" but  do not bear the name of the maker. * However,  these wrappers fill the requirements of the law  governing this point, and can be bought in small  quantities at the rate of 50c a hundred in 100 or  50 lots. If you do not repuire butter wjaps in  larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  ���������������������������    -   $2.75  -    -    3.75  In lots of 500,  In lots of 1000,  The Walker Press  Renew for The   Press,  $2 per year -W  Thursday, October 28, 1915  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  BAKIN&POWDER  SUNSHINE SERMONS  Cheerful Guidance to a Happier. Healthier Lift  Dy thvPhilotopher-Phytichn *,  GEORGE F. BUTLER, A. M., M. D.  |-frl-������������������HI������������������l������������������|������������������l��������������������������� 141 ��������������������������� 1 ��������������������������� I ��������������������������� I 9 , ,  v ���������������������������TV���������������������������v*!,^TTlI,,?lI,frI,V''^���������������������������"8������������������������������������������������������t���������������������������v,I������������������������������������������������������Jy���������������������������I,*!,  Praise betwten man and man  Is so-rare that we neither kn*w  how to bestow It nor how tev.r*  celve   It    The   husbands  who  never have a word of praise for  their wives, the wives who n*������������������>  er have a word of p raise tor  their husbands, and the parents  who only find fault with their  children are, I fear, In the majority.   Praise, but don't flatter.  The  difference  between  praise,  and flattery Is aa'wldo aa that  between praise and blame.  The  flatterer Is always a scoundrel,  and the glad receiver of his flattering falsehoods le   always ' a  fool.   Pralss is a legitimate tribute to worth and worthy doing,  and, when ��������������������������� man does well, tell  him-of It    Dont wait until a  man ls~dead before speaking of  hla good traits.   Let us have a  little,more "taffy" before death  and  lees epltaphy after.    It la  always' safe  te  praise a  man  who really deserves praise,and,"  moreover, It will do you good to  praise    somebody    else.,, Tho  man who utters honest praise  le noble, and his friends soon  recognize It   The man who receives honeet praise    doee   oo  without humiliation, and la made  strong by It   If you wish to bs  reoognlzed and. appreciated'for  certain traits, or good work done,  praise those things In - others.  Wo people of this world lean on  oabh other.    Wo need onoour*  agement, with every step.;. Wo  need to give praise to thooo wtte-  deserve  It;that we may  keep;  ourselves unselfish, and root W  from ourselveeyall nlggardllnoao.  (Copyright, 1110, by.W. O. Chapi  SECRET SOCIETIES;  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lod$..~H%- W  Regular meeting* -flrat  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. it Oddfellows Hall. - .riBftlhi  brethren eordially invited  JNO. WARWICK  .Secretary  R. E. WHEELER  - W.M.-    --  ENDERBY;. tODGE  No. 35. K. of P.     *  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall. Visitors cordially invited to attend. . ..   ,  r. &. harkins. c: e.  ' G. G. CAMPBELL. K.R.S.  R. J.COLTART. M.F.  ^ Hall suitable farConcerts, Danees and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc., address,  F. FRAVEL. Enderby  v -       PROFESSIONAL  D  R. C. J. McCULLOUGH,  ''      DENTIST   /    _  Hours, 9 to 12 and 1 to 5.  'By appointment only-  Poison Block, at bridge.     Enderby.  Bitter Complaint Against City's  Method of Assessing  Editor End cry Press:  Dear Sir: In a rccenl issue of the  Press I was pleased to read a gratifying'report of.Ihe finance committee. If I remember rightly, lhis  ���������������������������is Ihe first report ever made since  lhe city's incorporation, attempting  to deal with the crying injustice of  lhe assessment' as usually made by  the cily. I consider it a great step  forward, that the present council  should be able to see the injustice  being done, now and in the past,  to the holders of farming lands  within the city limits,' and to express a desire to find a means of  remedying thc evil and lhe injustice  that is being done., -  It is a safe thing to say that at the  present time every holder of-farm  "land within the city limits is anxiously looking for a way out, either  by  selling  his  land,  or,   what  is  more  likely  to 'happen,  by  abandoning it, and leaving it to go to  waste.    Undoubtedly these owners  will do this unless relief is forthcoming.   They will get out of their  holdings by some means, and it is  therefore a matter of vital interest  to the city to keep- people on these  lands'and not to drive the few good  citizens^ away that are now struggling  with   the   problem���������������������������I  might  say,   the - impossible   problem���������������������������of  making both ends meet. - In every  oilier place where  I have looked  into the methods orVippointing an  assessor a, great effort.is made to  appoint a  suitable and competent  one, capable-"of "using,good judgement . and .  sound y sense. ' These  places^ make'an honest effort'to assess justly and evenly, and they see  that the".assessor   does   his   duty,  whereas   the '"'method ��������������������������� inaugurated  by Mayor Bell-for Enderby, advertises  for the. cheapest "'and  necessarily'the most inefficient man to be  founds with the result that no assessment" ever-.made'by the city has  been^ according to right arid-justice  as between all parties, and Lain reliably-informed is entirely illegal  and incorrect.,    ..     -  Vlt might-interest, some, of your  readers to have'recalled the original  arrangements'entered into prior to  incorporation.    They.,can then see  for themselves how far the city has  kept its word, and howy utterly, incapable" the ..men  have-beeny who  have been appointed assessors.'.  ,���������������������������_Prior to assessment, my farm was  'di*ra"."paying basis, making a small  annual sum tothe.'good-. ��������������������������� Since incorporation, "although I.have tried  e,very possible way, and made.great  efforts,  it  is . impossible   to'make  both ends meet,.for the reasons set.  forth further on in this article-.  After a great deal of discussion  it was arranged and .understood  that the Bell"block should be the  pivot for valuation of the lots con  round the brick block about $20,000  of public .money (independent of  local improvement) , have been  spent, hearing no direct revenue in  the shape of interest to the city,  only a few hundreds have been  spent in thc rural district-*" in th'e  same time.  Speaking of my own personal experience: at lhe first assessment my  property was Gut up,inlo about a  dozen parcels by the assessor; no  legal, description was given or attempted, and the Ihen mayor ruled  that this was .the correct method.  Prior to incorporation my yearly  assessment  was   about  $30.     The  first,   year    after    incorporation   I  thing it was about $80.   1 could gel  no hearing or-appeal.   I then managed to sell from lime to lime small  parcels of land, hoping to keep my  assessment   down,   to   find    thai,  every  lime  the  price of  lhe-sold  portion was promptly added to my  , previous  assessment.    The   failure  to legally describe my properly was  continued and aggravated by every  year carefully altering lhc numbers  on the assessment roll so that it was  practically  impossible  for  anyone  to follow the assessment consecutively, or lo identify other than by  guessing   any   particular   so-called  parcel.   This brings us" to the years  1911 and 1012.   Finding I could no  longer meet the taxes as levied under this system, I decided-very reluctantly to sell my old home site,  that  was much' the best piece-of  properly belonging to me, in order  definitely and once for all, lower  my   assessment.     Mr.   Editor,   imr  agine my disappointment and disgust to find that during my absence  my  assessment  riot  only  was  not  lowered  biit  that  .the   assessment  was increased in that one year from  $6,160 with improvements valucd_at  $1,000, to the sum of $15,225 with  improvements- valued  at $600,  including the assessment in each case  levied upon the parcel sold.   In the  same year' of 4912 the assessment  ^C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public. %  -----   |Money to Loan   -.  Beli: Blk.        Enderby, B.C.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������#  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables!  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;  Careful Driv-  ; ers; Draying'of all kinds:  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-sjeekera * and Tourists invited to give us a trial. -  {���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-. * -��������������������������� .   ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ...-������������������������������������������������������    '   ��������������������������� ���������������������������   ;���������������������������*���������������������������:,% ���������������������������  > ������������������**H*+������������������44 ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������>'���������������������������'#������������������������������������������������������ ,1  0.1  Baths in connection  H. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor  Next the Fulton Block, Enderby  stituling the townsite; and that- iiU  other lots should be assessed from'  lhat.block according to distance,  and-location; in' other words, once  having agreed upon a price for that  particular block, .and thereafter, it  being found advisable to" raise'its  valuation, all other blocks were to  go up in value pro rata. The town-  site ceased south at Mr. Barnes' line,  west along my line, north at Knight  street. Other, additions-, if made,  were to be considered on their mer-  itst.r__To-=arrivc^aU=an=_1assessment_  value for the suburban and farm  lands, it was agreed that the assessment, should come from the outside  values, and bc valued inwards until  the valuation struck the' townsite  lines: in other avords, if the Government, assessment'on farms adjoining mine were $20 per acre, my  farm would be $20 per acre, except  where it struck the townsite lines  where jt struck a street line, or was  manifestly nearer the railway,  when that portion would necessarily be made to carry an increased /Value. That arrangement  was a fair and just one, and if it  had been carried out honestly the  citv would not bc in the dilemma  il 'is today, because it would not  have submitted to an excessive'valuation, which valuation, Mr. Edilor,  was wholly fictitious; neither  would the farm holders at present  be suffering from an intolerable act  of injustice, against which, unless  the city acts justly of its free will,  Ihey have po remedy except by a  long and costly lawsuit against the  city. ,     V  To every city there-is.a city district  proper (town lots), an urban and  intertirban and rural district. The  assessment in" these varies according to" the qualification and to the  amount of improvements invested  by-the city in'..them. t Apparently it  has never occurred 'to our worthy  assessors to apply'the variations'so ���������������������������  to the property comprised within  the city limits, but to" save themselves trouble, and without regard  to the public interest" and good,  they have gone on from year to  vear putting everything to their of  a dead level valuation' on the basis1  of city lots. If the city had during  the years that are past spent the  public moneys evenly and spread  them equally, that would not be so  much . to   be   said,   but,   whereas,  on the brick block, the pivotal point  was lowered $3,450.  Mr. Editor, do you think that this  assessor; whoever he^yas, could or  would swear that this1 farm, or indeed" any other farm of likeysize,  increased in agricultural value -to  this amount in one year. The assessor is' the public servant of the  council'and is liable to them if he  does anything in his assessment  that; misleads; the council. He is  liable for the financial loss occasioned' through"- his .carelessness.  This excessive charge has remained  against niy'f arm ever" since, and on]  attempting to appeal,- I. was "-in-*  formed"! was too late";r then"on at-"  tempting'the.-following year,'I was  informed that no ^appeal could r be  taken:'against the*:'previous year's  assessment, but *I find'"that-a'city, is  like an individual and is liable.at  any time to .correct an error or to  remit "an overcharge. The city, like  an individual, cannot evade .its responsibilities without serious detriment to itself'and the residents.  Again, in the year 1913.J sold an  acre���������������������������'the best acre I had on hand���������������������������  for the sum of $1200. .As city politics had somewhat changed, I  thought 1 would try again to reduce  mv assessment, but,.Mr. Editor, the  same thing ' happened1' .as before:  the amount of my sale .was added to  my assessment and was.not deducted, and the remaining acres in that  particular block were promptly  assessed at the price realized ��������������������������� for  the one sold. ��������������������������� I might say there is  only one niore acre of equal value  to the one sold, and 2 1-2 acres,  when' disposed of, must go for  about $10 per -acre .as pasture. I  hold, Mr. Editor, that ttys is not  :assessing.=^It^is^openly_^taking=  money out of one man's pocket and.  putting it into another's without  justification or reason. I am willing  and ready to pay my just share  of taxation, and am sure the other  owners of farm land are with me in  this, but this open robbery which  has been going on for years must bc  stopped now and thc city must  make-amends. A community to bq,  prosperous must bc content, and lor  a community to be content, it must  not only bc prosperous but its individual members must also feel  and know that they arc being justly  and honestly treated by,thc governing bodies constituting its com-  niunilv. life. This is the simplest  lesson in political economy and is  unanswerable.  I recently received a circular letter from the.finance committee calling mv attention to arrears of taxation suk! pointing out that tlie exceptional advantages of living within thc city were so greaj, that it  should be'worth the effort, to try  .and square 'off outstanding taxes.  Mr. Editor, if the amiable compilers, of that circular letter will  kindly show me in the columns of  your valuable paper wherein, my  farm enjoys any more city advantages than, say Mr. Murphy.'s  farm, I should deem it a favor, and  they would bc .filling a public duty.  The two farms adjoin, and are similar in character. Mr. Murphy's  farm is outside the city limits, my  farm is within. I do not know the  government assessment on Mr.  Murphy's farm, but I do know that  I have 20 acres on|#ide the city  limits-and-adjoining-and that the  government assessment thereon is  $20 per acre; also-the city assess  this 20 acres at $20 per acre for  school purposes, the same as the  government. Can the finance committee or anyone else explain to mc  .why my farm inside the city is  assessed'> three times higher than  ray farm and,* presumably, Mr.  Murphy's farmV outside the city?  Mr. Murphy's"'farm enjoys city  water at city rates and pays thereon  no contribution to lhe sinking  funds of lhe city. Whilst the city  is legally liable to supply city water  all over my farm, still they do not  do so, but. compel me to put in a  pumping plant thereby indirectly  forcing me to pay a higher, water  rate, whilst -my farm has to' contribute its share to the sinking  funds of the city. Your readers will  see therefore, that under present  conditions it is impossible, to farm  within the city limits, however  much one may desire to do so.  If you compare this city and its  policy and ils results with that of  neighboring ..cities you are struck  by the marked difference. Take  our neighbor, Armstrong.' At an  early date thc public men there recognized the need of a suburban  population and they offered every  public facility to the owners of-  adjoining-farms to induce this kind  of population to settle there. The  result is that Armstrong today has  a goodly number of ncarby'but out  of to,wn residents spending their  money iri Armstrong, making for it  and helping to beautify ils surroundings. , -Armstrong - attracts'.  Compare tliis poition with our's.  Every effort in-thc past has becii  made by the city to keep the subuN  ban population away, .with" thc re?  suit that is only too apparent to all:,  Enderby in her public policy repels. Are we, Mr. Editor, arriving  at a time when her policy will; be  one of attraction, not-repulsion?  ���������������������������'  Thanking you for allowing me so  much of your valuable space, I am,  Yours truly,   ' Gkoiuji- R. Lawes.  -.MUST BE BETTER PACKED  The Postmaster-General . states  that a large number of .parcels for.  prisoners of war abroad are still  found to be unfit for onward trans:  riiission in consequence of the inadequate-packing.   . . **' -'  The following; recommendations,  are made as a result of the experience of the army postoffice:,.  - . Small parcels are Jikely to arrive  in better condition than larger ones  and if "large shipments have to be  sent, it is better to. send'���������������������������'- two or  more. smairparcels than'*., one large  one/' All parcels should ;be$m,v,V, th  /.fin-1-       * -!���������������������������'*������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������   "*- *���������������������������    *-���������������������������isr~. *���������������������������   -'- -^*-*i>   -a .-   ;     -~  Vessels Large May  Venture More, but  Little Ships Must Stay  Near Shore."  Th������������������ large dlaplar ada, ar* good  for'tha large bualnaaa-and lha  ClaaalAad Want Ada. mr. proper*  ItOBelelr good for the amall Aria.  Infect m+ny large firm, becewe  aech Ur the diligent uae of the  CleaelAed Celaeaaa. There e������������������������������������  ample la good-atart now.       -  ������������������������������������������������������  one.,  All parcels' should -be: as nearly  round  as possible and, should  be  .Well    .wrapped,, .with, /crumpled  papers.   The outer .covering'"sh'bulcl.  consist of strong ifnen,ycalico i or  canvas or other textilematerial and  should be securely sew'eh up.y    "-'  '   As an alternative parcels may be  packed  in  boxes  made  of  strong  double   corrugated * cardboard   or  strawboafd.    It  is-undesirable  to  use wooden  or  metal boxes, with  square corners for the outer covering.    Parcels  merely  wrapped   in  paper, or packed in thin, cardboard  boxes, such as shoeboxes, cannot be  accepted.   "No  perishable, articles  may be sent, and everything likely  to become soft and 'sticky, such as  chocolates  or   sweets,   should ��������������������������� be  packed in tins.  Sad, Sad, But True .  ���������������������������*=-The=ed itor=o f���������������������������the=-G reen wood  SYNOPSIS Of COAL MINING REGULATIONS  VCoal mining.rights of'the Domin- V  ion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan'arid  -Alberta,  the Yukon.^Territory,  thc  Northwest Territories and a portion    -  of the Province of British Columbia, '  may be leased for a' term of twenty- -  one<years,at an annual rental of $1  an acre.' Not more",than 25j80'acres  will be leased to one'applicant.---' .  Application for a lease .must be   ,  made by the applicant in person to-  >  the Agent of-sub-Agent* of thc district in which rights applied for,are"  situated..        -     :,     -    '-'  -'���������������������������"���������������������������   "yW  In   surveyed ^territory ,the land ,f .  niust be'described by.sections,~or"   .  legal sub-divisions of,sections*;'andV.  in' .urisurveyed. territory/the' tract Vr  applied for shall bc-stak-d-ouUby-  the applicant himself.    , --..- -;- Y  ' Each application must be acconv V  panicd by a fee of $5 w-hich will bo 'V  refunded, if the rights applied for.SS  are not available,'but not otherwiseVV  A royalty shall be. paid on the.meiv* V  chantable output of-the mine af the;,  rate of five cents, per ton.-v     ,f "- V.fV.'V'i'J  . The- person, operating the.'mineAV^S^  shall.furnish the Agent with'*sworn.C^-^ai  returns-, accountings "for vthev/full ";?v2^g|  operated^' suchlrcturns, shouldi.be%  furnished at-least once a yeaiv.yV^V  .-The' lease .will'include* the'eoal;,  mining _rightsvonly;'but /the lessees,  may be jierm'itted to purchase what- ���������������������������  ever available surface rights as may ���������������������������*'  be .considered   necessary   for  the  working of the mine, at thcrate'of.'-  $10 an acre'.        .  -    V.*''     ".  .-.V  For full information application V  should be nfiuleto the, Secretary 6f\--'-t  Ihe Department of the Interior, Ot-/   .  tawa/o'r to any'Agent or sub-Agent-V-~  of-Dominion Lands.'     ���������������������������- -"'        .- :- '-,-������������������  W. W..CORY,        V  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  ,   N.B.-Unauthorizcd publication-' f-  Ihis advertisement wiil not be paid,   .  for.'���������������������������58782. ' ������������������������������������������������������ .--V"!;'  tsr* ..������������������1  ,   .Ml  vt^-l  jlr*- _ -j^jj"  Ledge, has a grouch because-somebody in his town put a notice of a  meeting in thc Phoenix, Nelson and  Grand Forks papers and not in the  Ledge, and the Kaslo Kootenain  rubs this bit of ointment on tlie'  sore spot to ease the pain for his  fraternal brother: " 'Twas ever  thtis._ Fields always look_gre'cn_far  away, andjn each burg there arc  always some benighted individuals  who iwquld rather spend ten dollars with outside printers than slip  a one dollar bill into the tinkling  cash Kcgistcr of the printer of their  home town, who they expect to  boost up and advertise thc burg in  which they mirkc their living."  Fresh Meats  If you-want prime, (reek'meats,'we.  have them.     Our cattle are grain-ted  and ���������������������������elected by our own buyeri fron  -t_e-ricbe_t-feed'ng-=groun_8=rinVAlber-=  ta, and 'are killed and brought to the'  meat block strictly FRESH.  We buy' flrst-hand tor spot casta, g  can give you the best price possible  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  Have a Tailored Si  Customer's Oyyn Material Made  Up.        Prices from $15.00 up-  Cleaning, Pressing & Repairing.  A. E. WEST  Ladies' and Gents' Tailor.'  .     *   C. P. R. TIMETABLE  Conveying to ;  those friends  far away, some personal touch  from the sender, will be much  more appreciated "this year than  ever before. We have now on  display our stock of dainty Xmas  Cards from''which to make your  selection.  The Walker Press  In effect May 31, 1915  Southbound Northbound  10.4Q lv.  10.50  11.11  11.25  11.39  12.05  12.13  12.23  12150  13*10 ar.  Sicamous  Fossett  Mara  Grindrod  Enderbv  Armstrong  Realm  Larkin  Vernon  Okanagan Ldg  ar. 17.25  '     17.08  16.40  10.24  16.09  15.40  15.32  15.20  14.55  lv. 14.40  H. W. BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM  G. P..A., Vancouver   Agt., Enderby  Have you inspected the new line  of toys and chinaware just put on  the shelves at J. E. Crane's music  store. Now is the time while thc  prices are low to lay aside something for Christmas. .*4  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, October 28, 1915  Si Lower  There was a further drop in  Flour this week and we are  giving our patrons the full  benefit   of   the  reduction:  Royal Household, 98s, $3.50  49s, 1.75  Glenora, 98s, .... $3.40  49s, .... 1,70  Centennial, 98s . .   . $3.30  49s .. . 1.65  a  Pears, 40-lb Box, . .   $1.75  W. J.^vVoods  WANT ADS  POTATOES FOR SALE���������������������������Cheap.  G. Kent, Box 91, Enderby.  FOR RENT���������������������������The Evans house on  Regent   Street.      Large   modern  house;   one. acre   land   with  buildings;   fruit,  etc.    Apply  A.  C. Skaling. -'  WANTED-���������������������������To rent, three or four-  roomed house, by young married  couple. Renl musl be reasonable.  Address, P: 0. Box 95; Revelstoke  MATERNITY NURSING. Mrs.Wcst,  Enderby. m4-tf  Ranchers,  Attention!  Now i.s the time to paint your  House,  Barn  or outbuildings.  Pain I is going AT COST; labor  about HALF-PRICE.  If you have not lhe cash, what  will you trade?  C. G. PIPER, City Decorator  Box 43, Enderby.  BRINGING IN  THE  WOUNDED  In a recent letter written from  Shorncliffc, Eng., Privat Pacey, an  Enderby man, writes: "I have just  received several copies of your  valuable paper, and 1 must say 1 felt  at home again on reading them, as  1 am acquainted with so many Enderby people. They were quite a  treat to"'me, and .1 .hope lhis letter  finds yourself and family and my  Enderby friends enjoying good  hcallh and prosperity. In regards  to myself, I am line, and ready for  the Germans any old lime.  ."My old regiment, the 13. C. Horse  from Vernon, wilh some of our Enderby boys who are wilh them, left  for France a short time ago, and  our bows were all well and feeling  lit for'anything. As for myself, J  transfercd from lhe B. C. Horse  while at Victoria into the 48th Battalion, which place we left shortly  after the 13. C Horse for England.  We landed here on July lllh, and  since Ihen our battalion has been  split up, several drafts being taken  to reinforce other battalions al lhe  front when the big drive was made  a short time ago. Seventeen of our  men were killed and one wounded  oul of thc drafts. Wc could hear  the tiring of lhe big guns night-and  dav here, as wc are only 35 miles  from thc firing line. There is another draft expecting to leave our  battalion next week for the Ironl  and I expect to bc one of them.  We have been through some very  hard training since we came here.  I can tell you, soldiering in Canada  is fun to what it is over here.  "The 48th Battalion were inspected by our King and Earl Kitchener a short lime ago. They  were quite pleased wilh lhe showing we made.  "Wc have all kinds of ram over  here. We have been wet to the skin  manv limes.and our tents Hooded,  and Ve have no place to dry our  clothes, and hardly any room to  move   as  we   have   ten   men   to  a  bell tent. .  _,,  "Sav, this war is awful. The people in'Canada have no-idea what it  is like. We do a lot of guarding ol  lhe hospitals here, and lo sec the  cases that come in every day, by  thc hundreds. It is a shame; Willi  legs and-arms off���������������������������just the trunk  left; others with lower jaw shot oil;  others blinded; others with half the  face blown ol)'. -There arc hundreds like-these poor fellows. Our  nurses are working hard and arc  doing their share well."  '���������������������������-MARRYING BROKEN HEROES  ii ��������������������������� .  . English women are being asked  to    marry    tbe    invalid    soldiers,  broken in health and shattered in  limb, who are returning from  the  front.     There   are   already   many,  thousands of these broken heroes,  made useless for active commercial  pursuits by blindness; deafness, or  loss of limb.   All Ihe struggling nations .will be hard put to it in caring  for   them.     Canada   will   have   its  share to look after.  ���������������������������   Hard as it is, it seems to be the  women's job.    Those who are encouraging them to mate themselves  with mutilated men realize what-a  sacrifice it will be, and are basing  their   appeal   on   patriotism,    'lhe  hazards  of   matrimony   under  thc  best  conditions  arc  by  no  means  few.    To support an  invalid  husband is a task lo stagger the most  courageous   woman.     But   women  SUIT SALE  At MUNRO'S, Armstrong  .  18 Women's Fall; Suits  Less than the price of material  There's a Reason-we have too many  oMo^tly Man-tailored;  all carefully made; Satan and  Silk-lined.     In Navy, Brown, Grey, Black, Etc,  We mention some only:  Xnvv Blue Twill Venetian pure wool, serge-silk'  *lin.-d, plain Unloved ���������������������������.  NOW $6.95  Fancv Hopsack, .Semi-Norfolk Military, green  silk-lined,, neat skirt NOW $7.95  Handsome Grey Tyyccd, Velvet Collar, Brocade  Lapels, belled back, light satin-lined,. .-$9.75  Fine Navy Serge Suit, check trimmed collar and  cull's,' check buttons .NOW $8.95  Black, Grey and Navy Blue Suits at $7.95, $9.75  and $10.95  Two  madc-to-ordcr  Suits,  arrived  loo late foi'  customer;   order  pirce.  $37.50  and  $45.00;  SELLING FOR $12.95 and $14.95  We will trade Dry Goods for Potatoes; potatoes,  field-run, sacks returned, $6.75 per ton.  A. MUNRO ������������������_ CO.,        ARMSTRONG  The Dry Goods Specialists  have always shown themselves peculiarly adapted to sacrifice, and in  this case it is not a sacrifice merely  to make comfortable the broken,  men. It is a sacrifice to the race.  There has been much talk about  lhe deterioration of nations after  exhaustive wars. The best men are  killed, and the shirkers and defectives remain at'.'home to breed, il  was this theory which evoked thc  crv of breed before you die when"  the English soldiers .first shipped to  France. Now they are coming  hack. However helpless they are to  earn a livelihood, these men may  yet be an asset to the nation���������������������������if Ihe  women will have il so. Their fractures and their blind eyes are nol  transmissible. They are still, from  the .standpoint of the next generation, the best men in England.  LATEST WAR SUMMARY  London, Ocl. 20.���������������������������The race for  thc road lo Conlantinople has  reached an exciting stage. The  Bulgarians are wilhin a few miles  of forming junction with their  Austro-Gcrman allies, while the  French in small force already have  joined the Serbians. The French  arc nol in sullicienl numbers lo assume an actual offensive in "Macedonia, but the rapidity of the Bulgarian advance in that region already has diminished. Along thc  old Bulgarian frontier, from a point  northeast of Vranya to lhe Roumanian border the Serbians arc  yielding lillle ground.  Actual junction between thc Bulgarians and their allies, which  may bc a matter of only a few  hoiirs, will soon show whether the  Serbians* arc able to hold their  mountain positions until the Entente Allies bring up slrong forces.  Ilalv is still hammering away at  the Austrian front,,which is shaking, but unbroken. It i.s expected  in London that the Italian offensive  will at least prevent thc Austrians  from crcinforcing their Balkan  army.      "  Russia by her stubborn defense  of Riga and Dvinsk, and her con-  linued offensive in Galicia, is keeping thc cnem> busily engaged  along the whole eastern front. In  the West there is evidence that the  Allies are- again preparing'for an  offensive which may prevent tne  Germans from ���������������������������diverting*'any of  their forces there.  SOON TO COME TO A HEAD  London, Oct. 25.���������������������������(By F. A. Mackenzie.)���������������������������Thc parliamentary crisis  is expected to come to a head  shortly. Two views exist here concerning thc crisis. One party, led  by thc Chronicle, maintains that the  crisis is the result of a deliberate  plot engineered by Lord Northcliffe, with thc sympathetic support  of Lloyd George for lhc ousting ol  Asquith, Gray, Balfour and Kitchener from the cabinet. They main-  lain that any attempts to displace  thc present government can only  create chaos and imply that one  section of the Cabinet is deliberately disloyal to thc Government.  "What we'should bc left with,' says  the Chronicle, "would bc a divided  nation, paralyzed administration,  and no new grouping of ministers  which could command cither parliamentary or national support."  "The House of Commons, in  which thc sober men of all parlies  cannot fail to sec where the land  lies, can blow lhis conspiracy away  this week if it likes.   Lei it bc so."  Thcother section regards lhe  crisis as the direct outcome of Ministerial   mistakes,   and   denies   in-  The Times declares: ^Sensible  men will be well advised io ignore  the altogether fantastic tales of intrigue against . the Government,  which obtained fresh currency  from poisoned pens lasl week. None  of them, as far as we know, have  the smallest foundation in fact. The  limes in which we live are infinitely too serious to offer any hope ol  success of personal ambitions of a  kind not unknown lo normal politics. We frankly do nol believe  that any of our public men indulge  in them today, or would have thc  slightest chance of popular support  if Ihey did." /,���������������������������,*  The Morning Post says* "Wc hear  Far too much of journalistic assassins. Lord Northcliffe is held up  in odium as a sort of Guy Fawkes  caught putting gunpowder in the  cellars .on Downing Street. We  should think the public is getting a  little tired of such nonsense."    _  The Post appeals to Mr. Asquith  It's the Low Priced High  Quality that makes  McClary's Famous Steel  Range the moj_l satisfactory Range on the market  Prices $45.00 and up, according to size and. trimmings.  Heating Stoves  We have a large line of coal and wood Heating Stoves.  Look them over and you will be sure to get what you want  at the lowest possible price. ���������������������������         Our stock of Builder's Hardware,  Building Paper and all  Household Hardware is very complete.  We run a Plumbing and Tin Shop and can make you anything to order in Tin, Copper or Sheet Iron.  o  PLUMBING.HEATING.TINSMITHING  Plumbing, Heating, Tinsmithing.   Bring along your repairs.  Christmas Presentation  Apples f������������������' v������������������ Old Country  Wc will deliver to any part of Ireland, Wales, Scotland or  England, a box of FANCY EXPORT APPLES, for $3.25.'Orders,  may bc left at the office of the Enderby Growers' Association,,'or/  mailed direct to our ollice, accompanied by Express ''money  orders or marked cheque, with exchange added. All orders  must be received not later than October 28th. >yRlTE THE  ADDRESS PLAINLY so as to avoid mistakes.  OKANAGAN UNITED GROWERS, Limited. Vernon, B.C.  Grocery Specials  This week  Fry's Cocoa, pound, 45c  Sardines,"%-3 tins for 25c  Baking Powder,21-2 IDs 45c  Low Prices on all goods and  Best Quality  H. TOMKINSON, Grindrod  himself to inslilulc reforms, beginning by culling down the size-of  the cabinet to live, in order to secure, a, body capable of prompt decision.  GEE, WHA T A WINDFALL I    ���������������������������  I've stopped the paper, yes I bavc,  1 didn't like to do it,   '  But the editor he got smart,  And I allow hc'Hruc it.  I am a man who pays his debts,,  And will not be insulted,  So when the editor gets smart,  I want to be consulted.   ���������������������������  And I helped all I could, sir,  But when it come to dunnin' mc  [ didn't think hc would, sir.  But that he did, and you can bet  It made mc hot as thunder;  1 says, I'll stop that sheet, I will,  Tl'*l IkHI olgigoTHTt If i h~g~g6~<?sVi"inltirr-"  I hunted up the editor  And fer his cunnin''caper  I paid him eleven ycars and quit!  Yes ,sir, I slopped my paper.  How National Character Callages  Thc psychology of nations and  armies in war is not merely more  intense and passionate, it is completely different from thai, of the  same nations and armies in peace.  Foreigners, who in limes of peace  were thought of as waiters, hotel  keepers, musicians, must in limes  of war be thought of as hordes of  anti-Christs, enemies of mankind.  War, other things being approximately cqifal, is won by the nation  wilh the strongest will, and the way  lo strengthen your will to light is  lo think of your enemy as base,  brutal and feeble, and of your side  as strong, gallant, clever.  A whist drive in aid of the Cottage  Hospital will be held in K. of P. Hall,  Wednesday, Nov. 3rd,; 8 "p. m. Admission, 35c. ���������������������������  Enderby Egg Circle  Thc half-yearly general;meeting  will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30,  at 2.30 p.m., in the City Hall. Poultry keepers and others who, arc interested arc invited to attend.  C. Fr Bigge, Sec-Man.  CITY OF* ENDERBY*  Compilation of Voters' List, Year  1916  NOTICE is hereby given that,  under,the provisions of the Municipal Elections Act, Houeholders  and License Holders desiring to  have their /lames placed on the  Voters' List for the year 1916 are  required to make statutory declaration of qualification, which declaration must be delivered to the Clerk  of lhe Municipality within two  days after it is^iiade, and not later  than 5 (five) o'clock in the afternoon of the 31st day of October,  1915.  Forms of declaration can be obtained at the City Hall.  Dated, October 1st, 1915.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN, City -Clerk  "Rouarh on Rats" clears out  Rats, Mice, etc. Don't die in House.  15c-25c. At drug and country stores  WANTED���������������������������A few dozen pullets;  must bc cheap. Write full particulars and price, to S., Walker  Press. *  It was my original intention to  clear out.the whole of my stock  of Musical Goods, Fancy China  and Glassware, Wall Paper, etc.,  by the 15th of September, as  other opportunities .were offering..: If times were normal I  should have succeeded in-doing  so, but owing to business conditions, and my having to accept  the Christmas Goods ordered in  the early Spring, I am left still  with a large stock of all lines  carried by me. These goods  must be cleaned out by January  1st. My prices will surprise you,  and I ask you to call and inspect.  Sheet Music, from 5c up.  Accordeons, from $3.00 up.  Violins, from $3,715 up.  China Cups & Saucers, 15c up  V All kind of China Goods suitable 'for Christmas presents at  rock bottom prices.        ' V  Toys and other Christmas  Goods yet to arrive, and will be  cleared out at low prices.  Sewing Machines that will do  good work and guaranteed to  sew as well as the best, at from  $10 up.  J. E. CRANE,  Proprietor


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