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 Enderby, B. C, December 16, 1915  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 8; No. 42; Whole No. 406  News Notes of Enderby and District  Briefly Told for Busy Readers  Mrs. I-I. T. Twigg left on Monday  for Victoria.  Mr. George Myers returned from  the.cpasl on Friday,  Miss Jean Leatherdale is'visiting  friends in Kamloops.  Mr. A. T. Atlenborough left for  Winnipeg on Monday.  Mrs. C. ,F. Bigge returned from  Ihe coast on Saturday.  Mrs. Blanchard and Mrs. Hawkins  spent Sunday in Sicamous.  Mrs. T. Frederickson has gone to  Chase to spend Christmas wilh her  daughter.  Mr. A. A. Faulkner is"loading two  cars wilh fifty-foot piling for thc  C.P.R. this week.  ���������������������������  Mrs. .1. II. Mohr returned from the  Vernon hospital lhc pasl week much  . improved in hcallh.  Mr. Harry Garrett, of Elkhorn,  Man., is visiting his parents, Mr.  and Mrs. P. Garrett.  Master .lack Harvey returned  from Victoria Tuesday, to spend  the Christmas holidays.  .      -  '" Mrs. G. Wady, of-Revelstoke, was  Ihe guest of Mrs. H. J.-Hyham a  few.days the past week."      <,    .-"'"���������������������������.  VtRcv.'Mr.  Rc'altie.. exchanged pul-  --  pits- with -Rev. - Mi\~ Beamish, -of  VSalmqn'Arih, "Sunday/last.   ��������������������������� -    -  V-  Miss Maud Burnhanr will return  froin the coasl'on Saturday to spend  V Christmas wilh her. parents.-"-    '.  -~  Mrs*.' Dyson" of. Kamloops,. aflcr  .���������������������������spending some-weeks the guest of  - Mrs:*Winter,' returned lo her home  * on Saturday. "_       ���������������������������   -   -       "      "  ���������������������������Mrs. '.Brisloir-who for some time  -pasl hase been" visiting Mrs. H.T.  ,  Twigg, left for.her home in Pentic-  ���������������������������ton on Tuesday.    -  ,    Mr. T. M.  Lewis, sales manager  for   lhe  Okanagan   Saw  Mills,-returned from a business trip lo Calgary on Monday.      - ���������������������������  The dancing class being conducted by Messrs. Harkins & Dougall  has   been  a   great  success,  and   a  * children's class has been, started.  Mr. Geo. IT; Dobie, district manager bf the Okanagan Telephone Co.,  was in Enderby Wednesday iir connection wilh the business of the  Company. - .-.-  Joe Mowat and Jack McMahon arc  lhc last Enderby boys to join the  colors. They joined at Kamloops,  and'have since been transfercd to  lhe cpast._   The"nexnn^tiTi"g~o~f"tlf(rWoman's"  Club will, bc held at Ihe house of  Mrs. Reeves, Enderby, on Dec. 18th,  at 2.30 p.m. Speaker, Miss Seymour;  subject, "Some Differences Between  the Old and New Countries."  No mailer how hard limes arc,  Enderby people always figure they  are money ahead if they partake of  Paddy Murphy's Christmas Dinner,  and this year the bookings indi-  cale-a larger crowd lhan ever.  Mrs. Russell Thompson and son,  who have been visiting her sisters,  Mrs. C. E. Strickland and Mrs. Phil  Ahier for the past month, left for  Vancouver Tuesday on their return  lo their ho'nie, at Silverlon, B.C.  The Greenwood Ledge hits lhc  nail on lhe head when it says: "If  rural merchanls knew how to advertise and would, the howl about  mail order houses gelling business  would be no louder than a frozen  whisper."  Thc Mara Musical & Athletic Association will hold a dance in aid  of the hall funds.on the evening of  Dec. 31st, when an admission fee of  75c will be charged the gentlemen,  and the ladies will bc expected lo  bring refreshments.  Thc.Red Cross Christmas market  stall will be held in the Crane  building, next to the Cily Hall, Saturday afternoon, Dec. 18lh. Thc  regular 10c tea will bc served- Contributors are requested to leave all  parcels al the Brownie tea rooms.  Enderby shoppers going to Armstrong who enjoy flowers and  wish to get something for the Xmas  table, are urged to "look in" the  flower stall opened by Mrs. A.  Buckley, next lo Monro's, where she  has all kinds of polled plants and  cut flowers. She is featuring California violets.  A very strong series of reels will  bc shown at the Opcnrllousc next  Friday and Saturday evenings, including lhc fourth episode of ihe  great drama "The Master Key';" and  other picture plays of comedy and  drama. The animated weekly of  world events is alone worlh lhe  price of admission.  Enderby loses another of her respected young men in the departure, on Monday, of Mr. Edwin H.  Corpe, for Vancouver. Mr. Corpc  has been ledger keeper in the Enderby branch of the Bank of Montreal for two or three years, and in  that time has developed sterling  qualities, not only in the banking  business but also in his grasp of  social and civic affairs, and in his  promotion from Enderby to Vancouver he takes with him the best  wishes of all patrons of; the bank  here as well as those in'all circles  of social and business life.  ��������������������������� If thc work/of the past month in  gravelling thc Enderby-Salmon Arm  wagon road-is a fair,criterion, then  there can be no doubt:that road  gravelling:(in this district at least)  is costing thc Government far more  by the' steam shovel -ancl * road traction process,than.the same* work  would'cosl if it .were* done by local  teams and"local men.;- With six or  eight-teams hauling from the Twigg  gravel pit il should have been an  easy matter to" gravel .the \two mile's  of road in a month's time, "whereas"  with the steam traction outiiton the  job for one month, there is still a  mile and a half, or thereabouts, lo  be completed. And with the steam  I ruction, all the money paid out on  Ihe work goes out of the..district,  even to the' fuel for thc traction.  IN RESTRAINT! OF TRADE  Any law in"restraint of trade is a  bad law and would bc held .to be  .unconstitutional if put lo a test'. A  legal holiday "can be declared only"  by the law-making power of. any  country, and even" this power'docs  nol penalize the individual if* hc  serves his patrons on a legal holiday. * There i.s no law restricting  trade on a legal holiday, but no legal  business done on that day can he  recognized j_n_ 1 aw._ It Js on 1 y in  ~small"confniuuities tIfat "we soifiTF  limes see misdirected municipal  bodies presume lo scl lhc hours for  doing business for any portion of  lhe community, and Ihen it is done  more as an accommodation lo the  few al thc expense of the many. It  is a policy thai will do more lo destroy the business prestige of a community than any olher policy thai  could bc adopted, for it takes by  force of law from thc individual thc  right of a free agent to serve his  patrons and the community. No  one would dispute the right of thc  businessmen of Enderby to lake a  half holiday every Thursday afternoon if Ihey so desire, pari of the'  year or all of the year. But for lhe  municipal body to pass a by-law  restricting businesmen and restraining business on that day, under a  penally, musl work nol only against  !he direct inleresls of business but  certainly has and will force trade  out of Enderby and inlo other  channels. No olher community in  the Province plays such a joke upon  itself and its businessmen. In other  communities businessmen do gel together and between them agree lo  lake a half-holiday, but in all these  communities a small store or two  will remain open in order to serve  the piiblic. In Enderby, however,  for reasons best known to the businessmen . themselves, the.y do nol  appear lo be able to do this, and so  they have to invoke the aid of thc  municipal council to compel them  lo make it impossible for thc people  of the town and district to make  any purchases in Enderby Thursday afternoon. If the 1915 Council  is not,remembered for any of its  excellent efforts, in the annals of  lime, it will bc remembered for the  joke it has played upon the retail  merchants of lhe community.  CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND  Mr. F. Nation, Provincial secretary of the Canadian Patriotic Fund  addressed a small audience in K. of  P. Hall iasl Friday evening on the  great need of a more lively interest  being shown by the people of Enderby and dislrict in the noble'  work being done by the organization, and its greal need of more  liberal support in the mailer of  finances. Mr. Nation is a strong  speaker, and did not-fail to impress  the small,audience wilh lhe importance of tlie mission he was oul upon  and to show how yitally interested  the community and. the country as  a whole is in carrying oul thc work  the organization has taken the responsibility lo do.-  It will be .necessary for the Dominion to raise more than seven  million dollars for distribution,  among the dependents of the men  who have'-gone tp tlie front, for lhe  coming year. Of this amount this  Province must raise $700,000, and  of lhis $700,000, the proportion to  bc paid by Enderbv has been put  at $800. It is likely that more than  this amount-will bc necessary, for  recruits are going forward-in larger  numbers each monlh, and it is the  duty "of -the Canadian" Patriotic  FundVo see that'their'dependents  arc-provided ,for.���������������������������-V . -. ���������������������������*-*i1', ,:;���������������������������,  - The' ' speaker i explained, "..what,  olher localities,are* doing, Vind;,,by  comparison - showed .' lhal Enderby  dis!rict ;xhad, fall_iv7;l'aiv.i short^;of  doing.its share/The town'of Silver-  ton, in thc Slocan," was .contributing  $1,100 per month ' to the ,Fund,  Phoenix is giving $l,500~per month  and Nelson $17,000 per year. This,  he said, would give some idea as'lo  the manner in which olher localities are .taking hold of lhe problem  and meeting it.  The requirements of the organization, Mr. Nation-said, are rapidly  increasing. The expenditures have  risen from $10,000 per month, in  the first few months of the Fund's  existence, to $500,000 per month,  and this will soon be. increased to  $700,000 per month. At the.presenl  lime the balance'to thc credit of the  Fund is $2,780,000. If contributions should slop -it would mean  that the work of the organization  would have to cease..  In regard to criticism that is  sometimes heard of lhc administration of thc fund, llie speaker said  the direct cost of administration on  I h e_f u n d s.o Lib c=_o rga n ization.is.just  one-half of one per cenl.   The bal-  City Council Advised Not to Go  on with Quarterly Tax Collections  At thc regular meeting of the City  Council Monday evening, wilh His  Worship the Mayor in the chair and  Aldermen Dill, Faulkner and Hartry  around lhe table, Ine question of re-  survey of sub-divisions 211, 211a  and 211b was.brought to Uie-atlen-  liqn of lhe Council, by Mr. A. C.  Skaling,-who slated-thai the registration of a number, of titles in his  hands was being* held up pending  scllicincnl of disci;cpcncics in these  surveys.  Aid. Faulkner stated in this connection, that it was very necessary  lhat all oustanding questions regarding properly lines should be  definitely .settled as soon as* possible ancl instanccd'liis own case, in  which, notwithstanding,thai he had  given pari of his property on Evergreen Avenue for the widening of  the-street, he was still being taxed  for same; that he had spoken to thc  assessor about the -matter, but' he  had said that until the land in question had been deeded to thc city, he  must continue to assess il to him.  Clerk Rosoman*- in formed ��������������������������� the .Council that lhc-matter-of-'obtaining  deeds -from -. properly ' owners on  Evergreen avenue fordand'giyen by  them for widening ofrlhe streel"''was*  iri.'fiie .haiids .of -Mr. H/ G&Dayics..  ThcXlerk was ihslruc^ted.vtoyask-.Mr.-  Davies~to 'cpmple'te-the/niattef'/.as,  .soo'ii;;a*sl'"'possiblc.. ^.^-^Ss^SY^Y:  ** l"lcver.ling.lo_ the original .question  thc Council discussed the matter of'the'. proposed 'ic-survey, and it was  finally decided lhal the Council was  to guarantee the cosl of Ihe proposed 're-survey, -provided, lhal lhe'  surveyor appointed to'make the're-  survey be Mr. G. L." AVilliams.  this would be impossible.    .  Clerk reported lhat all trade licenses'had been paid .with .lhc exception of the cases of. Messrs.  Bobbs, Granl and Johnstone,-and as ���������������������������  these were virtually out of business  Iheir names were struck'oli' the list  as traders.       "       .���������������������������'   '-���������������������������  A temporary loan*by-Jaw was put  through covering a ioah of $2,500/  from Ihe Bank of Montreal lo clean ."  up  coupons, salaries,  etc.,** for  the  closing year.    ' '- ' >    ���������������������������  Thc   finance   committee    rccomV  mended payment of the following ...  accounts:  Okanagan Saw Mills.' $ 68.6-1,-'  II. G.-Mann : *^ 8.75  B. C. Anli-Tuberculosis Soc..-   76.25  Police Dept., Vernon 43.50 y  J. F. 'Johnson; assessor... *..    75.06 -'  .1. A. Miller, 'wages ... '. 7. * .2."<I0   "  O. Jones, wages     10.00 "���������������������������"  J. S. Johnstone, cement . .'. . y    1.20 -  Okanagan Saw Mills, lumber-' 15.05  ���������������������������  The Walker Press '.    59.10. ,=  A." Reeves  .. .* *.      7.25 .  F.-B. Dill,-convention exp.. 28.00  T. Robinson, wages ..-'".;.-..- 4.8IV-V  A. C. Skaling,. ,..-..*. V.'..-...'. 17.25'V  Vu I tori - Ha id war e Cq.V'.'- .V. -. 1.20 fj  '.'Statutory/rcsbluliohs/w'crc-passcVr'y:  covering Iheifdatc' andHout'me-go.V������������������������������������  crni.ng. tlie"5'a"pprqa'chihgjhuihicipalp"I  clcctionj-yv^hlch'-wdll.^  "131 lv ."J a n ii ii r y,'-, w i th"id a yi 6 f 7 n oiiii n"a-T_  lion*. th<������������������l0thu- ;^^VV*V L^yjVi  ENDERBY7SKhiN&JUN  ,UVf  - If the, weather man is VcaJ good  and provides enough.Jack'JFrost"lhc  Enderby. skaling rink:.wi 11 probably  open   for   business, next' Saturday  , ,^j ���������������������������_ ,_.. Md. ,,,.������������������������������������������������������,.,_. ~ levelling. , Advantage lias been .-taken  Mr. A. McPherson  appeared'be- or every opportunity loVnake  ice  fore the Council and offered certain  and   up   to   the -present   time; the ,  suggestions ih connection with thc   13,900 square  feel* dVskating sur-  ,YX\j$7^l  r_v*k_l-������������������_5.|  <. .ST*! ���������������������������?������������������������������������������������������������������������- Ti������������������(l  .������������������������������������������������������c���������������������������a^-Al  '-"  "''- f.A I  i.v;<.:- Vfi|  ahec o'f cost of administration is  paid by the interest received from  ihe banks on Fund deposits. Mr.  Nation also referred briefly lo the  oft-heard remarks llippantly made  aboul graft in connection wilh lhe  fund and that many of. the soldiers'  families were belter taken care of  under Ihe Patriotic Fund than Ihey  were by the men gone to lhc fronl  before-ihe war. The speaker said lo  him, such remarks were a disgrace  lo Ihe person giving utterance lo  Ihem, and he could not conceive  how any palriolic citizen, could say  such a'thing or listen lo it. We  who slay at home, he said, have nol  sacrificed anything yel for lhc  cause of'freedom.- We might be a  lillle poorer, bul we have made no  real sacrilice. The only, people who  have made any sacrilice are the  men who have gone to the fronl  and those dear to Ihem whom Ihey  have had lo leave behind.  lie urged the people of the district lo svslemalically support the  Fnderby ' branch. Monthly con-  Iribulioiis were heller than spas-'  modic. Enderby i.s receiving from  the Fund monthly pavmenls lo dependents of those al the front, sums  amounting lo $1,000 per year. Up  to the. present lime Enderby has  paid into ihe fund the sum of $o0.00  which does nol count the* sum now  in hand and to be turned over after  the first of the year. This is a long  way from Ihe S800 which i.s required from Enderby for 15)10, and  he hoped each individual citizen  would ask himself if he was honestly trying lo do his part in the  great undertaking.   Leave your orders at Joe's foV the  Christmas cake.  proposed cemetery regulation's"by  Jaw," and Aid. Harlry, chairman'of  llie health committee, was-.asked lo  go into the mailer more fully-wilh  Air. McPherson. Pending his report  furlher consideration of the by-law  was postponed.  An amending by-law to the 'Shops  Regulations By-law,'", which makes  the Thursday afternoon closing of.'  all retail stores compulsory during  the entire year, passed ils first reading.  A letter was received from Messrs  Billings  &  Cochrane, "staling  that,  face i.s well coaled wilh ice.  - The rink will bc open every afternoon and evening except .Sundays,  weather permit!ing.' Skating', after-,  noons from 2 till 5, and cveniugs.���������������������������  7.30 lo 10.30. Thc admission will  be, for afternoon, 10c for children,  15c for adults. Season tickets will  be on'sale al lhe"'following prices:"*  Ladies, $3; gentlemen, $4; children  under 10 years, $2.50.  An electric bulletin will bc placed  on Cliff street lo announce games,  carnivals, etc.,. and  will  also state-  the  condition  of  Ihe  ice,  thereby  recogm/.in������������������-lhe-grcHl-=bcneMMhatV^  would accrue if the proposed plan  of quarterly collection of laxes  could be inaugurated, Ihey.' had  spent a great deal, of lime trying to  find means lo assist in doing so-;  thai'lhe fact lhal tiie whole assessment might be set aside byjaking a  chance was so serious, Iha'l il was  impossible to advise otherwise than  against the proposed scheme; that  is was a weakness of the Municipal  Act thai thc Municipal Council had  not a continuous existence; lhal for  many years the same conditions had  prevailed in Ontario, bul lhal this  liad been altered,-and the Ontario  Acl now had Ihe following clause:  "The Municipal Council shall be  deemed and considered as always  continuing and existing, notwithstanding any annual or other election of the members composing lhe  same, and, aflcr any such election  and the organizing of the Council  for llie currcnl year, may lake up  and carry on lo completion all proceedings commenced and nol completed prior Iherelo";  ��������������������������� Thai wilhoul this enactment, each  Council was a distinct legislative  body, and, like a newly-clecled parliament, was incapable of carrying  on proceedings initialed but. nol  completed by its predecessor, but  obliged lo commence anew; that, in  these circumstances, the only advance that could "be made by the  present Council to accelerateVhe  procedure connected wilh levying  of taxes would be lo have the assessment returned on Jan. 10th  next, as provided in the Amending  Ac! of this year; lhal all subsequent  proceedings contemplated by the  Act would have to be finally com-,  plelcd, including the passing of the  rate by-law, before March 31st next,!  going lo the rink, to find poor ice  or no skating. Mr. Mann is making  every efl'orl to give the skaters of  Fnderby the best possible service  that can be given on an open-air  rink, and he hopes lo merit Ihe unqualified support of the public.  ./. M. ROBINSON ACQUITTED  Ottawa, Dec. 14.���������������������������-John- M. Robinson, Ihe British Columbia promoter,--  was found nol guilty by Judge Gunn  loday of thc charge of obtaining  from, Harry K. Bowes, C.P.R.* stock  under misreprescnlnlions wilh in-  lenl lo defraud. "I have very grave  doubts as lo your guill, and I give  you Ihe benefit of lhat doubt," Ihe  .judge rendered lo the accused, lie  advised Robinson lo make good.to  Bowes what he had lost, and  pointed, out lhal a civil aclion  could very well follow. However,  a settlement had already been arrived at between Hobinsoii and  Bowes. II is understood lhal Robinson has made good practically all  the hitler lost by go.ing into Ihe'JN'tir-  amala Supply Company.  The newspapers of the Province  are talking in more optimistic tones  and are showing up better in advertising. The counlry newspaper, as .  a rule, is a good "criterion by which  to judge the prosperity of a seclion,  unless the businessmen of thai community have gone into the dried  herring, industry.-���������������������������Victorian.  We have a large stock of case  eggs���������������������������jusl tire thing for Christmas  cooking.   Teece & Son.  Twelve bread tickets for $1.00 at  lo make the plan effective; and that   Joe's. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Thursday, December 16, 1915  MR. J. M. ROBINSON IN DIFFICULTY  TEECE & SON,  No. 4 Novelty Siding,  No. 2 2x4 and 2x6,  No. 2 Mixed Lath,  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published every  Thursday at    Enderby,   13. C. at  $2  per  year,  Walker   Press.  by  the  Advertising Kates:   Transient,  50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising. $1 an inch per month.  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1915  CANADA TO BE ASKED FOR LOAN  , The phenomenal success of the rcccnlly-iloaled  Canadian loan of .$50,000,000,-when thc amount  subscribed was $105,000,000, $55,000,000 ol'  .which wns converted i 1SJL0 a credit loan lo he-used  in lhe purchase of munitions, elc.,'}in Canada for  the* Mother Land, has made it possible for Britain  lo approach Canada wilh the-suggestion that a  further loan of lhis nature he floated in thc Dominion. Of lhc proposed loan Brit ton B. Cooke  writes: "That Canada the Borrower may soon become Canada lhe Lender, and that Britain Ihe  Lender may.soon become Britain lhe Borrower  from Canada is a prospccL which is loday being  seriously discussed in financial circles in England'nol as represented by Mr. Robinson.    Thc case  Mr. J. M. Robinson, of Naramata, the idealist's  home on Okanagan Lake, is a promoter of the  first rank. Hc is more. He is an idealist, who  lives and yearns and works to make his dreams  come true. Hc is, however, only a man, and hc  has to deal wilh men. To him more lhan lo any  other single man Ihe peach bell of lhc Okanagan  owes its birth and development. When all lhe  hills sloping lo lhe Okanagan Lake south of  Okanagan Centre, were-given over lo lhe pasture  of roaving herds of callle and horses, J. M. Robinson made" lhc discovery that the soil and climatic  conditions of lhat section were suitable for peach  growing. He went to work. Hc had ideas and  iiursed ideals. Hc interested financial men, laid  out Peachland, and went to Eastern Canada and  induced men of comfortable means lo move to  lhe Okanagan and go inlo thc peach-growing in- _   duslry. Here he nnidc his first mislakc WhileI g^ Cordwood,"' -  these people he induced lo move lo lhe Okanagan ^ _^_- _ '  were, many of Ihem, financially independent, and  were of lhe finest type of Canadians, they knew  ittlc or nothing aboul the industry they were induced lo enter upon. Result: many failures. As  is usually lhe case, the promoter. Mr. Robinson,  was blamed for lhe failures.. And is loday. This,  of course, is wrong. It is also awkward for Mr.  Robinson. But his shoulders are broad, and he  can stand it. After Peachland, he laid out Summerland; Ihen Naramata. Each case was a duplicate of lhc olher. But each new plan was drawing nearer his ideal. However, the people he'interested wilh him did not change io any marked  degree. All were prepared to,invest Iheir money  in the land Mr. Robinson had lo sell. Mosl of  Ihem expected peaches to grow upon thc trees  without effort on Iheir part, and when Ihcy were  ripened Ihcy looked for Ihem to walk oil' to mar-  Come and buy your winter ^supply before prices advance. We have  the right feeds at the right prices.  Old Poison Mercantile  Block, Enderby  Specials in Lumber  while they last:  kcl and bring home the ducats, while they, thc  esteemed investors, enjoyed thc charm of scenery  and delectable climate and bathed in the shimmering sunshine along the lake shore.  All of which was romantic, bul it did nol make  for success. . What- was 'required in lhe Peach  Belt of thc Okanagan was nol so much "retired"  ollice men of. very fine natures, as men of.no  means and men accustomed to working in the  ground. This is no more true of peach growing  lhan hog growing or hay growing. To put  "retired" business men���������������������������men accustomed to cily  life and cily ways���������������������������on to undeveloped land and  expect them lo succeed is like pulling bank clerks  and office men as ollicers over troops at lhc front.  Failure must result. No doubt Mr. Robinson is  wiser today than he was a dozen years ago. But  he has had to pay dearly for the experience.  The other day, at Otlawa',.Mr. Robinson was arrested on a charge of obtaining mony under false  pretenses, and at.thc preliminary hearing he was  held for trial in the higher courl oh the charge  laid. Il is alleged that he induced one Mr. Harry  K. Bowes, of Ottawa, to part wilh fifty shares of  C. P. R. stock, valued at $4,000, for certain interests in Naramata, which Mr. Bowes alleges were  -       -        $10.00 per M  -     $13.00 per M  $1.75 per M  -       -    . $3.75 per load  Dry Blocks,    -    -     -    $1.50 per load  " SA VE MONEY-Buy your winter's fuel NOW.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  King Edward  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, &J2,  MURPHY  Proprietor  Enderby  Christmas Cards  We have still a choice selection of Personal Greeting Cards which  we are printing at $1.50 per.dozen";- Friday, and Saturday.only. \Ve  have a selection, of "remnant -cards"���������������������������left overs from our dozen  lots���������������������������which we have printed, up in general greeting form and are  selling at 2 for 5c. arid 5c each, while theylast.      ; *.      V :     - ���������������������������  THE WALKER PRESS  and particularly among lhal group of big 'Cily'  economic and financial specialists who advise the  chancellor of lhe British exchequer. Il may be  staled upon* I lie aulhorily of one of thc two men  first sent for by Mr. Lloyd George.lo help arrange  lhe banking, machinery of lhe Old Country when  war broke oul, thai after lhe second big loan has  been arranged in the United Slates Great Britain's  next slcp in' the business of financing the war will  be to ask Canada lo subscribe to a popular Canadian loan for llie British treasury.' Simultaneously with this request a loan will probably, be  "11 oa led-i rrl! lc^Vregn li nc^nncHa teiH irfVuslralia  will bc watched with inleresl by lhe many-friends  of Mr. Robinson in thc Okanagan.  UPWARD MOVE STARTED  General condliions throughout Canada arc all  showing a marked improvement, states Mr. H. W.  Brodie, general passenger agent of the C.P.R.,  who has jusl returned from a five-weeks' trip  during which he visited the principal centres in  the East'and Middle West on both sides of the  border. "A decided improvement is being mani-  I:n-l'esle(lT^lie=reiiTarke(:l=lo-llic-V-ancouver-RrovinGC-.--  olher words, Canada will be asked to sell food-j "A pronounced feeling of optimism is noticeable.  slulis and munilioiis to (lie Mother Country on [The [minders and business men whom 1 met on  crcdil; the people of lhe Dominion will bc asked my lour were all firmly of lhe opinion that the  to help wilh somelhing more even than their sons1 long-expected and eagerly-awaited 'upward move'    .... i. ... . i jM ^|]C nuu'ilime provinces trade is better now lhan it has been for a  considerable lime. A tremendous export trade is  being done through the'.two "winter" ports of St.  John and Halifax, and in order lo keep pace with  and nusiiaiKis.    Their ability to respond  lo the has al last commenced  opportunity will depend then upon Iheir thrift as  well as their loyalty."  -P-0 LIC YVO -VECONOMY-  The Dominion war budget is giving rcsulls exceeding the  most sanguine expectations of  the  Minister of finance.    The total revenue for the i s'Hisiaclor-y  monlh of November is $17,072/150.70, an increase  of $7,570,020.10 over lhat of November of last  vear and lhe largest for anv iiHinlh-in the historv  * .      ��������������������������� *���������������������������** ��������������������������� *���������������������������'  of llie Dominion.  For Ihe eight months of Ihe present fiscal year  ending November .'.Olh lhe total revenue aggregates $1(11.750.000 as against $00,100,000 loVlho  lasl fiscal year, when, owing lo the ell'ecl of lhe  war trade was badly demoralized during Angus!,  September, October and November of the eight  months in question The estimate of the Minister  of Finance that his.budget of February last would  realize thirty millions of additional revenue is  now certain to bc substantially exceeded.  The policy adopted by lhe Government at the  outbreak of lhe war of proceeding only wilh  works actually under contract is now bearing its  full I'ruil. For the first eight months of the current fiscal year the ordinary expenditures show a  reduction of over ten million dollars and the cap-  ilal expenditures of about three millions. Between increased revenue and decreased expendi-  lure the financial position lhis year as compared  with Ihe previous year shows a favorable balance  of twenty-sever, millions. The Dominion i.s thus  daily being made stronger to meet lhe increns-  this inordinary activity the C. P. R. is enlarging  its facilities at West St. John. In Montreal the  general business conditions appear' to bc most  rom all accounts. In Toronto I  noticed the same confident lone. Optimism now  is the prevailing factor. The. elfects of thc extraordinarily good crops on the prairies this year  have, given a big impetus lo trade in Winnipeg.  The grain is moving rapidly, a world's record  having been established for the movement of cars  (hiring lhe months of October and November."  ButterWrapper  Parchment  The Dominion law against the selling of  butler without thc words "Dairy Butter" or  "Creamery Butter"���������������������������as thc case may bc���������������������������printed  on the butter wrap, is a blessing in disguise to the  average farmer. In the first place, if his Butter  .wrappers arc.-ncatlyprintcd-wiHi-liis-iiaiiie.and-  stronger  ingly heavy expenditures of lhe war.  PRUNING SCHOOLS  In 1911, the first year pruning schools were  offered by the Department of Agriculture, 25  were held, and in 1015 the number increased to  17. As these schools proved lo bc very beneficial  to lhe fruit-growers, the Department has decided  to offer Ihem again. Some requests have already  been made, and as lhere will undoubtedly bc a big  demand for Ihem again this year, it is hoped  lhat applications will bc pla.ced wilh the secretary  of thc Farmers' Institute as soon as possible. No  fee will be charged for lhis instruction, but pupils  will, as on previous years, be required to provide  their own pruning'shears, a saw, and a pocket-  whetstone. 11 is hardly necessary lo present the  important advantages lo be gained from lhis  priming school instruction. This is one subject  on which the orchardisl cannot have too much  information.  thc brand of thc butter on thc label, the storekeepers can readily sell thc butter at 5c a pound  more than hc can get for butter wrapped in paper  lhat is not printed, and the bultcr-makcr gets the  advantage in 5c a pound more for his butter from  the merchant.  It is the duty of every butler maker to comply with the law in this matter. Some butter  makers have only a cow or two, and make so little  butter that it (loesyiiot appearytoTtheni that they  can afford to have their butter wraps printed.  They, do not like lhc 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 Buller" but  do not bear the name of. the maker. However,  these' wrappers' fill the requirements of thc law  governing this point, and can bc bought in small  quantities at the rate of 50c a hundred in 100 or  50 lots. If you do riot.repuire butter wraps in  larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  In lots of 500,  In lots of 1000,  $2.75  3.75  The Walker Press  Renew for The   Press,  $2 per year /  0  i  Thursday, December 16,1915  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  WITHDRAWAL FROM BALKANS DENIED  Under dale of Dec. 8lh, a Paris dispatch "aid:  "That Britain, against ilic wishes of the oilier allies, favors the withdrawal of the expeditionary  forces from the Balkans, is strongly hinted by  thc following which was stated in lodnVs session  of the allied-war council by a high French official:  Tf England persists alone in leaving Saloniki then  the remainder of thc allies will continue lo aid  Serbia.' Sir John French is understood to have  brought up a suggestion that thc Balkan-campaign be abondoncd, and hc is said lo have met  wilh opposition, not only from Jofl'rc but from  the other allied representatives. It has been known  in France for some weeks lhat Britain is far from  satisfied with the condition of affairs in the Bal-  '- leans. Several speakers in thc British parliament  have called thc Saloniki expedition useless, holding that they arrived too late to.carry oul any  campaign and that thc number of troops'is far too  small to give .real aid to Serbia."  This dispatch passed both the French and British censors. But from Paris, two' days later  comes another dispatch giving a sweeping denial  of that sent out from the same source under date  of Dec. 8th. "These allegations," said a high official, when a copy of llie dispatch was submitted  to him, "could only have been devised by thc correspondent's imagination. They are all absolutely false, and I should like you-to deny them most  categorically. It is-untrue that a French official  ever made such statements as the message contains. It is untrue .that England wants to leave  Saloniki. It is untrue that Field Marshal Sir John  French suggested lo thc Allies', war council that  thc Saloniki expedition be abandoned. It is untrue that a difference of opinion has arisen between. Field Marshal French, and General J off re,  or between Field Marshal French and other Allied  representatives. Complete unity of-view exists  between England and France regarding Saloniki.  Great Britain docs not propose to abandon Serbia.  The Balkan expedition >vill go on'with the French  and British fighting side by side."  statement is made in London that Britain intends  to have 4,000,000 men in the field by next April.  Three million men arc in the field and in training  now. Premier Asquith, supported by every member of the cabinet, will ask parliament within a  week to authorize thc recruiting of 1,000,000  more men.  CANADA DOING HER PART IN THE WAR  GREECE FINALLY YIELDS  A Paris despatch under date, of Dec. 11th says  Greece has finally yielded to the demands of thc  Entente Powers.  It is semi-dflicially reported that  - the Greek yGovcrhmcnt had reached a decision,  jailer the-Entcnte ministers served h6ticc.:that all  fmediate. withdrawal of Greek troops concentrated  an-Saloniki"> In >viewrof tlie ofliciaLadhiission That  y the* Allies are falling; back",oi_ Saloniki,y the news  / tliat Greece ha(Lgrantcd41ic' demands of the .En-  Tentc. Powers relieved the'tense anxiety'felt in  Paris and London., >���������������������������-*.��������������������������� 7~- '��������������������������� -      ..    s     V,  Thc war expenditures next year will come lo  nearly Iwo hundred and fifty millions on thc basis  of a thousand dollars for each soldier. Sound  financing and increased production have made  this great outlay possible with a minimum of  burden to lhc people of Canada. -  After a year and a quarter of war, Canada is  prosperous and better able than ever lo bear thc  extra burdens imposed through the war. That  ought, to be sufficient to confound those politicians who not so long ago .predicted lhat the Government's war legislation would not bring the results expected. --  Canada cannot do too much for the soldiers re-,  turning from service,at the front. The country  owes them a great debt" and the measures which  arc being taken by thc Borden Government will  ensure the payment of thc debt.- Everything that  the state can do to repay these men for the sacrifices they have made will be done.  It is cslmatcd that Canada's wheat yield this  year has been 336,258,000. bushels, as a result" of  thc Dominion Government's campaign for increased production. Sixty-eight per cent of that  will be available for export. In other words, Canada will send 228,132,00.0 bushels of wheat to help  feed Great Britain and her allies as a direct result  of thc measures taken a year ago. Canada .is  playing ho small part in thc war.    "  ���������������������������_fefia  _*<  i.������������������V**  REGULATIONS FOR SHIPPING POUTRY  -��������������������������� The attention.of poultry shippers is drawn to  the following new regulations which have bcey  issued by the Dominion Express Company regarding^ the shipment of live poultry in crates,, aiid  which come into effect oh January 1st, 1916.' Jhe  regulations.state that coops'of standard construction now in use wilh sides and ends slatted, but  not conforming to thc following measurements  will be accepted only until January lst,T,916. -.  Coops" containing; live 'poultry for. marketVor.  A Saloniki dispatch _ under date of Dec. 11th  says thc Allied forces have fallen, back before a  superior force of "Bulgarians^ after * escaping a  trap which would, have meant'annihilation or  surrender, according to advices received from  the front. It was admitted that at one time the  situation of the Allies was precarious, but by sacrificing some of their artillery thc Entente commanders kept their.main forces intact. British  engineers who arrived here last'night from-'the  front are aiding in the work of fortifying Saloniki.  "Wc hope," said a British officer, "that thc Teutons and Bulgars will attack Saloniki. With the  fleet supporting our land defenses, thc enemy" is  certain of defeat. Saloniki' will remain our base  =and-we-wilUlaunch-oiu^cainpaigiuin_the-spring-  from here."  containingchickens^ ohJducks/.hmst, iiot: be^lessj  than ;*12 Tnchcsvnor- greater. - th.anf ,16 inches'/in'  rheightyfor- each Tier- of birds'; V Coops containing'  turkeys-pi* geese1 must hot-bc'less than'16 inches  nor 'mbrc'Than 22 inches in height for each tier.  Coops must hot exceed 30 inches in width and 48  inches in Jeiigth.    Shipments of "live poultry in'  broken or weak-jointed coops; and coops not conforming ;tq thc above, measurements inustt be refused.   In returning empty crates they must be  cleaned out and dead .birds-removed Therefrom  before they wilfbc received for transportation.  HE'LL WAKE UP IN THE MORNING  IT'S not a cata-  logue but a  book of information���������������������������brim full,  ofvaluablemoney  saving facts for  the farmer.  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Write for H-NOW-R'b FREE* ���������������������������      '���������������������������  AR  SHIJRFRT  Inr   2527 WEST AUSTIN AVE.   I  . p. an. \j o&n. i, inc. De, c g6 Chicago, u.s.a. -  *���������������������������.*������������������������������������������������������>���������������������������- .r_ i  WHAT ALL ARE AGREED UPON  Addressing thc Reichstag on Dec. 9th, thc Imperial Chancellor, Dr. von Bctmann-Hollweg, delivered a remarkably clear appeal,lor peace. "If  our enemies make peace proposals compatible  with Germany's dignity and safety, then wc_ shall  always bc ready to discuss them," said he: "The  war can bc terminated only by a peace which will  give the certitude that war \\i\\ not return. We  all agree about that. So long as in the countries  of our enemies the guilt and ignorance of statesmen arc entangled -with confusion of public opinion, it would be folly for Germany to make peace  proposals, which would not shorten, but would  lengthen thc duration of the war. First, the mask  must be torn from their faces. At present they  speak of a war of annihilation against us. We  have to take this fact into account. Theoretical  arguments for peace or proposals of peace will  not advance us, will not bring the end nearer. If  our enemies make peace proposals compatible  with Germany's dignity and safety, then we shall  always be ready to discuss them. Fully conscious  of bur unshaken military successes, we decline  responsibility for continuation of the misery  which now fills Europe and. the whole Avorld. No  one can say that we continue the war because we  still desire to conquor this or that country as a  guarantee."  The theories advanced by Germany's enemies,  the chancellor said, had lost their force. People  had ceased speaking of a war of twenty years.  The pretext that the war was.being waged for the  protection of smaller nations had* lost its persuasive power, in view of recent events in Greece.  What is regarded as Britain's answer to the  German  chancellor's  open  offer of peace,  the  Our little lad was three years old, a merry  lillle boy;-  *  The pet of all  thc household, the  family  pride and joy.  Throughout the day hc played about, so full  ol' mirth and glee;  In mischief oft, and never slill, happy as    '  child could, be. ,  .^^His^little^-tongue^-was^scldoiii^-still^rom   dawn till close of day,  With eager questions, speeches quaint, he  whiled the hours away;  His sayings now we oft recall, wilh smiles  and yet-with sighs,  ���������������������������While, held in memory's sacred depths one  chielly do we prize.  -When night came on and, wearied out, our  darling sank to rest,  Tended   by ."Mother's  careful   hands,   wilh  tender love caressed; "-"  Then  when  his  fond  "goo'd  nights"  were  said, and he was oil' till dawning,  His final  words  were  always  these:   "Me  wake up in lhe morning."  Soon sickness seized lhe child we loved, and   .  vain was all our care,  We could but watch wilh anguished hearts  lhe pain we might not share.  At last he seemed to gain relief, and said  , with cheerful smile:  "Me wake up in thc "morning," then sank  to sleep awhile.  i  When morning came Ihe little form in death  was cold and still,  Forever hushed thc joyous laugh that used  our hearts to thrill..  With   falling   tears   and-  heaving   breasts,  ���������������������������within his narrow bed,  We laid our'darling child to'rest: his last  "good night" was said.  But,   God   bc   praised!   there's .one   sweet  thought lhat stills our bitter weeping,  Our darling doth but sleep awhile, safe in  his Saviour's keeping.  A lillle while, earth's night shall pass and  then Heaven's glorious morning,  When Christ shall bid the (lead arise, he'll  wake up in the morning  (The writer of the above verse, Mrs. M. Alice Peacock,  has published a brochure containing a number of her poems.  At the request of friends she is offering to sell a number of  the brochures at 26c each, the proceeds to go to the fund to  alleviate the suffering of war prisoners in enemy camps. A  few eopies have been left on sale at The Walker Press.)  Fresh Meats  If you want prime, fresh meats, we  have them. Our cattle are grain-fed  and selected by our own buyers fron  the=ricbestf=feeding-=grounds=in"TAlb"erf-  la, and are killed and brbught to tbe  meat block strictly FRESH.  We buy first-hand^for spot cash, a  can give you the best price possible  SECRET SOCIETIES  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  E. J, Mack  ���������������������������, Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.    .  Good Rigs;   Careful Drivers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commo-  J: dious Stabling for teams.  *'*  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers.  Land-seekers  and  Tourists in- !  vited to give us a trial.  & *>Mx������������������><^x$K-^Mx$'S><g>^^  A;F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge " No. 40  Regular meetings fnst-  Thursday on or lifter the  full moon at 8 p. in. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting:  brethren cordially invited  R. E. WHEELER  W. M.  JNO. WARWICK,  Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K.of P. Hull.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  It. 13. HARKINS, C. C.  G. G. CAMPBELL. K.It.S.  R. .J.COLTART. M.F.  Hall suitable forConcerts, Dances and all public  entertainments..   For rates, i-lc. address,.   _ _ -.   F. FRAVEL. Enderby  PROFESSIONAL  ^C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  iMoncy to Loan  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  O.K.  Baths in connection  II. HENDRICKSON,' Proprietor  .*'  Next thc Fulton Block, Enderby  a  Customer's Own Material Made  Up.        Prices from $15.00 up.  Cleaning, Pressing & Repairing.  A. E. WEST  Ladies' and Gents' Tailor.  /   C.  JOU  P. R. TIMETABLE  South  nd                    Northbound  10.20  V.  Sicamous         ar. 18.30  10.53  ������������������������������������������������������.Mara                   17.11  11.0!) *  Grindrod               17.21  11.2-1  ENDERBY             17.08  11.50  Armstrong             1G.38  12.00  Realm                 10.28  12.11  Larkin                 16.15  12.38  Vernon                15.18  13.00  ir.  Oknnngan Ldg.   lv. 15.30  H. W. BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM  G. P. A., Vancouver   Agt., Enderby THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Thursday, December 16,1915  GILLETTS  LYE  EATS DIRT  '"���������������������������'"Hi (trosc ociKiKO -run oibicnOns if" "'"  ^l&v i  &,LL"T COMPANY UMjg  '"*     TORONTO ONT.     "nNTR[ *  Annual Meeting Farmers' Institute  Closes a Fairly Successful Year  Th eamuial meeting 'of lhc Northern Okanagan Farmers'"Institute  was held in K. of P. hall last Salur-  f the   winter,   with   the   results that  few show lip in- the spring.  ��������������������������� Telephone���������������������������The    telephone wc  asked  for has been  installed. Ef  If vou want to know yoursel  serve' olher men's conduct.  Xmas  Shoppers  When buvinc: vour Christmas  Gilts this vear. make it a noint  day afternoon. The attendance "was forts have been made lo obtain a  not large, bul the reports of the rural system. We will.no doubt gel  president and secretary-treasurer this in the near ''llll^> '>"'>, <?'  !*���������������������������,.., ci..,   ..   course,  owing to   the  war,  public  indicated a very successful >^ ^V()|.]<s 0f lhal nature are at a stand-  liiough lhe membership had  fallen S[ii|.  oil' from  150 lo 1M, owing, il was |     Babcock  Tester���������������������������I   regret  lo say  Ihe : no one this summer has laken advantage    of    the    liabcock    tester,  i When so many are dairying, I am  vc~ j surprised  slated,  lo  many having  forces a I tho fronl.  Secretary's   Report���������������������������I  ioined  -.-     ��������������������������� ������������������_������������������".   r(V surprised  al  lhis.    1  think  a  goo<  gret lo report a serious lulling oil ; m.mv Would lind Ihey are keeping  in our paid-up membership, 1'roni j boai-dcrs; in fact, I know of one  150 lol M. While this was in some j msm xvho ciif|. ne hJ1(| one cow  ways to be expected owing to Jinan- thiil tested onlv 1.0.  ciiil conditions and to so many of Velerinarv Instruments���������������������������The In-  our.members, I am proud to say, tjtute lhis vear has boughl the I'ol-  having enlisted. Still I feel Ihe In-1 jowing velerinarv 'instruments:  stitute has not been well backed up-j Gallic trocars and*milk-fever out-  We have a good many names on the | fi|Si Que seL will be kepi at Mr.  books of people who I do nol know! j,*mc's ;ij Mara, one at the sccrc-  personally and so am unable to can- jt;,rv>s j,nd one near lown al a point  viiss, but   to  all  of these circulars lo be arranged.  Christmas    Gifts  IN    HARDWARE  We have a beautiful line of SILVERWARE and CUTLERY at  ably low prices for the Christmas trade.  remark-  were sent drawing lo their attention that only on those who have  paid by June 30lh do we receive the  Government grant, I have, since the  books were -closed, on November  30th, received membership fees for  the past year. Surely "members can  make an effort to pay the small fee  of 50c before June 30th. A drop  from 180 lo 1M in two years is a  big one and does not speak well,  though, on the other hand, a great  to buv onlv useful articles, either | many have left whose names were  on the books.  Meetings���������������������������We have not had many  in Wearing: Annarel or Household Articles. We would be  pleased to show vou ajivthini.  in our complete stock of Men's  and Boy's Clothinjr. Neckwear.  Headgear, Footwear and Urider-  C'Cthir.jr. knowinar' that we can  supply your every requirement  at Exceptionally Low Prices.  In our   Grocery   Department  we can supply your needs in all the .secretary at  the  Christmas  relishes,  Spices,     blinrl  ���������������������������Lo^,sc  Sweatmeats, Oranges, Nuts, Etc.  Oniy one week remains in  which to do your Christmas  buying. Don't delay. Our stock  is i'resh and of the highest quality, and our prices low as the  lowest.  W. J. Woods  I AM GIVING TEN PER CENT.  DISCOUNT   ON   ALL  GROCERIES  UNTIL CHRISTMAS.  TERMS    CAS H.  H. TOMKINSON, Grindrod  meetings this year  was held at Mara wilh an attendance of -10, and an evening meeting  'was held al Enderby, wilh an attendance of 18. In addition a,  pruning school was held. . If sullicienl applications are received,  pruning and packing schools will  be held this winter. Members wishing lo take either of Ihcse courses  are.requested to communicate wilh  al once.  Application has  been made for a 2-days course on  stock-judging and allied subjecls to  be held al Grindrod. I ask our  members to turn oul as we had. lo  guarantee lhe attendance to obtain  the course.  Competitions were held in wheat  and mangels this year with the results vou know, farn -pleased to  sav'these competitions "are exciting  interest and are doing good work.  There appears to bc quite a keenness to win lhe cups. This year the  following competitions will be held  ���������������������������"Wheal and mangels, cup and silver medal and cash prizes of $20,  $15 and $10. Oats, cash prizes or  $10 and $5. Garden competition, $:>  silver medal and cash prizes of $15,  812.50. $10, $5 and $2.50; nol less  than 10 entries required. I trust  our members will be "good sports"  and come in. .  Government  Seeds���������������������������Thc Government's offer of seeds was well laken  advantage of.   I regret to say some I  of the seed re  grade, but  thi  slock  running  consignmenl was not so good.  Poisoned Grain���������������������������We slill have a  slock of poisoned:graiit for gophers  on hand. My experience is that  when placed out in the summer,.the  gophers store il away and cat it in  Fence Viewers���������������������������Through the Institute the following have been appointed fence viewers for the district: \V. J. Fen Ion ,W. Owens, W.  Jones and li. T. Twigg.  The Department has decided to  hold a convention this year. They  will pay the delegate's fare, but the  Institute must pay the ��������������������������� expenses.  You will be called on to decide  A'hat vou wish to do at this meeting  ' The cash balance for lhe year is  S249.2G. In addition we have  $91.00 freight paid on thc slock in  hand, and outstanding accounts oi  A short course ������������������7.71.  Slock Account al cost:  Receipts  Po\vder,fuse,. caps,'H stock $205.27  13.34  .. 3.00  ..2,255.00  . . 221.25  .. 131.25  .11  ^    . $2,829.22  Expenditures  Remitted Giant Powder Co.$ 205.27  Seed grain sold secretary on  account   salary   Poison grain,  191*1 stock.  Seed grain, 19M slock . ..  Powder      Caps      Fusjo      Cr.  Canadian   Explosives.  Poison grain sold   *.  Remitted Can. Expo., Ltd.  Slook powder on hand  . .  Stock Caps on hand,   Slock, fuse on hand ...  Poison grain on hand  Accounts receivable   3.00  2.09  1,083.11  003.25  18-1.08  130.81  11.25  0.35  Assets  Magazine      Warehouse . . .  Ollice Supplies  Duplicator   ...  Library      Babcock tester  $2,829.22  . ."$ '10.80  ..  107.10  1.80  9.00  22.50  ..      9.00  Highesl-Gradc  regular $0.00  SKATES will be cleared oul at $4.00 pair.  Olher lines of SKATES, 75c a pair'and up..  HOCKEY STICKS, PUCKS and SKATE STRAPS.  Headquarters for LOGGING TOOLS and CAMP SUPPLIES.  We carry a complete line of all requirements  for the camp,  prices cannot be beaten.  FELT ROOFING ONLY $1.50 PER SQUARE.  TAR PAPER, $1.00 PER ROLL OF 400 SQUARE FEET.  Estimates given on Plumbing, Roofing and Heating.  Anything made to order in Tin, Copper or Sheet Iron.  Mail Orders receive special and  prompt attention.  and  our  PLUMBINGiHEATINGJINSMITHING  Pruning school      Veterinary instruments  Library   ....".   Ron (i       Oflice  Supplies      Telephone   ".   Refund on seeds   4.50  10.11  1.19  5.00  0.95  .00  5.40  Balance on hand  $2,803.92  .    249.20  was discussed, and the cups and  prizes won by the contestants were  presented by Ihe president who had  to apologize for thc medals not  having arrived from the jewelers.  M  ISS F, WALTER-HUGHES,  $190.20  Less 10 per ccnl     19.02  $170.58  30.00  10.11  090.03  325.92  Oflice supplies, Notice board      0.95  Sundry accounts         7./1  Cash       249.20  Caps      reived was not up lo j Veterinary instruments  ..  is was caused  by lhe * Powder and Ireighl   . ... .  oul and  Ihe second   I'usc and caps and Ireighl  Holstein  Enderby  FELT SLIPPERS  $ 1,00  ARMSTRONG  e Too  Many lines-of Merchandise are gelling.scarce. Wc advise  early inspection more lhan ever lhis year on account of lhe  exceptional trade conditions.  leclion of nsel'iil articles  for Xmas (lifts .slill  in  Liabilities  Can. Explo. Ltd   Assets over liabilities   .. Financial Statements  ~~^^ " R We ip I s ~" "  Cash  on  hand   as per last  report       Members' fees    Municipal   granl   Pruning school      Stamps      Crop competitions      Seeds      Poison  grain      Powder      $1,490.50  ..   924.49  .. $572.07  $ 208.02  01.00  50.25  3.50  .13  191.00  141.58  2.50  2,331.20  A big se  stock, but lliev are going fast.  Purses, Rags  .Music   Cases  Handkerchiefs  Boudoir Caps  Tea Aprons  Silk Hosiery  Kimonos  Silk Waists  Silk  Dresses  Kiir Sets  Slippers  Silk Scarves  Art Goods  Dressing Gowns  Silk  Mtimers  Fancy Linens  Umbrellas  Faiicv Goods  Glove Cases  Handkerchief Boxes  Kid Gloves  Dainlv Neckwear  Silk Shawls  Sweaters, Etc.  TOYS OF ALL KINDS  ! Dolls, Games, Airships, Boats, Mechanical Toys, Animals,  ! Puzzles, Blocks, .Model Builders, Doll's Buggies, Swords, Guns,  I Cannon,  Soldiers,  Battles,  Horses, Etc.  USEFUL GIFTS FOR BABY | GIFTS FOR MEN  Pretty Cashmere and Silk Dresses Sweaters, Gloves, Shirts, Slippers,  Embroidered Bibs from 10c up.      Pyjamas, Smoking Coals,  Dressing  Gowns,   Handkerchiefs,  Buggy Covers, Col Spreads,  Booties, Gaiters,  Knit led wear,  Bonnets and Coats, Toilet Sets.  Neckwear, Milliters, Silk Mulllers,  and  Fancy  Socks,  Collar  Boxes,  Cash Coupons with every $1.00  $5.00 orders sent free.  A. MUNRO & CO., S&SS218 Specia,i8,s  $3,053.18  Expenditures  Granl lo secly, 1914  reporl$    37.45  Expense of meetings  ....  Ollicers'   salary..    ���������������������������  Postage and stationery  ..  Printing  8.50  117.01  11.94  3.80  Crop competitions ���������������������������    -,1'',!2^  Seeds   Powder, fuse and'caps  Freight on powder ....  139.7  1,901.00  335.57  VERNON GREENHOUSES  For  Christmas  SPLENDID SHOW OF  CHRYSANTHEMUMS  FOR CHRISTMAS TRADE  Place your orders early  MAIL     OR     PHONE  fj^r_,mne^__rSW^irr\iK<  L. S. Gray, Florist  VERNON  Phone 224 Box 567  $3,053.18  . The report of the secretary with  financial   statement  and .statement  of ������������������������������������������������������ stock account.were adopted as  read. .'..''  "President Little briefly reviewed  the. work of the past year tis set  forth in the secretary's report, sup-,  plcmenting his remarks "with a  clear-cut statement that the members of the Institute were not showing the inleresl in the. work of the  organization which by reason of its  importance, they should;  Mr. Jas. Emeny having signified  his intention of retiring from the  executive  board,   an   election   was  necessary.     The    following   were  elected for Ihe ensuing lerm: C. W.  Little,  R.  Davy,  E.  Harrop,  W. J.  Fenton, L. Proclor, W. Monk,and  Thos. Skyrme.  II was decided that the board of  directors should leave a set of veterinary   instruments   at   thc   King  Edward Hotel for the use of members in an emergency.   It was.left  lo thc boarcHo purchase additional I������������������     ��������������������������������������������� ciisses   4nslrumcnls,^siiGh^as^horsc^ti-oGai-s,-|   artery forceps, needles, emasculator  and injection pump.  11 was moved by Mr. Skyrme and  Mr. Davy, that in view of lhe financial conditions it were heller if the  funds of the Institute were used to  purchase  seeds  for members  who  are not able lo buy, than to spend  the-money in sending a delegate to  lhc Inslilulc convention. * This was  tlie decision of ihe meeling.  An amendment was moved by Mr.  Hassard nail Mr. McKay in favor of  a    delegate    being   sent,   but    the  amendment  was   voted   down   and  the original motion carried.  The mailer of crop competitions  (Certificated Higher Div., R. A. M.)  Pupil for the past live, years of Ro:  land Rogers, Esq., M'A'.',- Mus.Doc,  Ox for., and Miss Oberhofl'er, L.R.  A.M. ...  Lessons on Pianoforte-and in voice  Production'and Musical  Theoiy.  For terms apply to* Box 583, Cily.  LOST���������������������������Yearling  Jersey   steer   and  heifer.    Geo.  Andrews,  dlG-3  "Rough on Rats" clears out  Rats, Mice, etc. Don't die in Mouse.  ���������������������������15c-_5c. Al drug and country stores  SPECIALS  Misifat Cost  Suitable for Xmas Presents  CUFF LINKS,  TIE PINS,  WATCH FOBS,  WATCH GUARDS,  BABY PINS,  BELT BUCKLES,  * VANITY CASES,   BRACELETS,  These goods are' of good  quality, avid the prices will surprise you.  California  Violets  for Xmas  We are opening a store next  door to Munro's for two weeks  before Christmas, where we will  have all: kinds of Cut Flowers  and Pot Plants for sale, for  Christmas delivery. We shall  feature CALIFORNIA VIOLETS  and these are well worth one's  while for Christmas presents, as  they are beautiful and quite  cheap.  The Armstrong Greenhouses  ARMSTRONG  J. E. CRANE,  Proprietor  NORTHERN OKANAGAN POULTRY ASSOCIATION'S  ANNUAL SHOW  WILL BE HELD IN ARMSTRONG  ON  WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY  JAN.  19-20, 191 iB  PRIZE LISTS AN ENTRY FORMS  WILL RE READY IN A FEW DAYS  AND CAN BE OBTAINED BY APPLYING TO-  MAT HASSEN,  Show Secretary,  Armstrong, IB. C.

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