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 4  r  fi  /  - w  Enderby; ,B. C, December 9,. 1915  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 8; No. 41; Whole No. 40b  , ENDERBY AND DISTRICT NEWS  Mrs. Jas. Bell was a visitor, from  *    Mara on Saturday.  ���������������������������   Mr. Geo. W. Myers Jr., left for  Eraser Mills, B.C., on Saturday.  Mr. Roy Wheeler left for the  coast cities Saturday on a 'business  trip.   ,  Mrs. A. Glen left Monday on a  two-months' visit to relatives at  Pembroke, Ont.    . ���������������������������  Miss Bowes returned to Hulcar on  Monday,   after   a.^ few   weeks - the  . " guest of' Mrs. W. J. Woods. ������������������ ���������������������������  The weather clerk seems to have  got his dates'mixed. HcVgiving us  our first of September rains in December. ,~   ,  The members of the W. A. desire  to convey their sincere thanks to all  friends who helped,to make their  bazaar, a success.  The nahual meeting of the Farmers'. Institute will*be.held inyK.-'of  ,,VP. Hall Saturday, Dec. 11th,. begjn-  - !iingfat-ll'30:a~.hf.   ���������������������������*, , .\ ,:"" */.. _-'  -_ V V- Corporal TJon'natty, is returninglto  V Armstrong this week from the front  ;;V_yand,.the citizens' have prepared-to  7   give hiin a! piiblic--receptio.ii. y  "."' ,;y Parish1 of yEnclerby: '.3rd, Sunday  - Vin:-vAdvent.V'^Mattins; i:.Grmdrqd,  : '10;30=alnv;'.Ev'ehs6ng,'MaraV-3 p.m.;  V y-Eyeiisong,- Enderby, 7.30yp.ni. y ^ y,  ..'Mr. C.W. Bovett returned from  ^ San Francisco the past/week and is  returning,^ thither, -today accompanied by Mrs. Bovett and children.  A concert will-be given by the  school children of Mara oh Friday  evening,' (tomorrow); in, aid of. the  Red Cross Fund.   The concert, will  < be followed by a dance.  Mara people were in Enderby. on  Saturday buying for the Christmas  treve to be given there.   They found  at the Enderby Music Store a full  supply ol\all things needful.  -"    During the month of November,  ������������������,27,ciirloads of W'ood, 40 carloads of  lumber, 3 carloads of poles and 17  carloads of hay. were shipped from  Enclerby���������������������������93 carloads in all.  MrrlfVFVMo 6 rJ^rc: po r t S******* t h?i l-n i s  branch of thc same institution.   In  the  several  years  that  Mr.  Attenborough has been a resident of En-;  derby, he has won for himself an  enviable reputation by his willing-  Woodcliffc Apairy honey swept the  boards at "the recent Kamloops Ex-,  position, where he had to compete  with the strongest apairics in thc  Province.  The troopship carrying thc officers and men of the 54th Battalion,  which left Vernon a few weeks ago,  is reported to have arrived al a port  in England with all hands in good  HALF-CARLOAD OF DOGS  Mr. Geo. R. Sharpe shipped half  a carload of hogs to Vancouver last  Friday, the first shipment of ,this  ncss and. readiness at'all times fo'character which has left Enderby  assist  in  any  forward  movement, [ in many months.    Thc hogs were  and he will be much missed because  of/his unselfish labor in-the public  interest.   We join his many friends  in; wishing him all the.good things  coming lo him in his advancement. **  Mr. Mat Hassen- was in Enderby  -Wednesday in the interest of the  movement already well.under, way  at Armstrong to establish a co-operative creamery. The" capital to be  raised is* placed at $6,000, and^it is  proposed to buy "out the creamery  now operating lhere and increase  ils capacity and usefulness. The  shares have been placed at $50. ^  On Jan. 19th and 20th the Northern Okanagan Poultry Show, will  be held at Armstrong. At the".same  time-a'Seed Fair for all thc'couritry  east; of Kamloops .iyvill'be -held, one  of'the interesting features of* which  cwill be :a^farmersl banquet,.on the,  eyening;6f ��������������������������� the'4 9th; ��������������������������� at ywhich:-many  proinihent. agriculturists 6ftheyPro:  virice^arid'pa>ticularly-theInterior,"  will make addresses.  -       ~V VV"  '*^Everyone.Jwh'o'-bas/in \the'.past  participated ih the annual K. of P.  dance* knows whaLtp expect of the  ball to be"held New Years'.Evc. In  past years the Pythian ball has.been  one of'the most enjoyable events of  the season, arid this' year /will be no  exception. Dancers-will--be accorded every privilege and'thc music arid floor will be the best.  Interest in.the "Master Key" serial -\vhich is now running at tlie  Opera House,* increases as the remarkable drama is worked out. A  Pickford drama was one of the  specials .accompanying last week's  episode,'and in the animated weekly some * particularly - interesting  events of world happenings were  pictiyecL   _[!_?._ J_^?__f!_. program is  Of even greater interest, and all patrons are urged to be present.  Mr. J. L. Ruttan and Mr. Huffman,  secretary of the Vanderhoof Power  Company, Limited, paid Enderby a  brief visit this week from Yonder-  hoof. Mr. Ruttan states that business has been very good at the new  north lown thc past season, many  fine buildings having been erected,"  among which a $25,000 hotel.   Thc  of exceptional quality, averaging  210 pounds, and for the most part  were from five to' eight months-old.  The shipment brought to the various farmers contributing, $7.75,per  100, and nearly $1200 cash was  paid to them on -delivery. This  shipment should prove to the satisfaction of every, farmer that there  ,s ready money awaiting the "man  who has thc animals ready for the'  market, and is a step in the direction of co-operation which points  io bigger things in the future. The  following farmers 'contributed to  the' shipment: Messrs. Chas. Parkinson,. W. Anderson, ; Stepney  Ranch, J.* J. Childs, H. Somers, S.-  Teecc; WrMack, J. F. Moore', C. W.  [luffman, Geo. ^Andrews, ��������������������������� H. T.  Twigg and.-N. E. Landon.' .There  were: 70 nog_,in������������������'all, and;the. exact  amount? paid,-i'ii-cash4o, the rf armors  by Mr.\Sharpel^was: 91170.;. .V . '-  - The" profit 'loUheVancher" may- be  judgeavfrom* -figuresftfurnished-by  Mr. Moore., yThe four liogs' contributed, to thbv shipment "by bim,  stood him; an outlay, for thc eight  months -raising,; just $12.' In addition.to this the pigs had the run of  a clover and alfalfa patch. The  four hogs netted him. in the neighborhood of $65.00.. ... :  apples from Enderby, which you  will bc glad to' learn are now in  .transit to overseas hospitals for distribution to the soldiers. On behalf  of' the executive of lhe Canadian  ,Red Cross Society, I shall be ghfd if  you, .will -, convey our grateful  thanks tp the people of Enderby for  this most welcome contribution."  FIRE PREVENTION  GOLDEN-PRICED APPLES  Mr. T. R. Skelton, Hulcar, presented The Press with samples of  Munroc's Favorite and Jubilee apples   this   week*,   which   show   re-  CANADIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY  ' As it is now about a year since  *.hc establishment of a sewing party  lor the Canadian Red Cross Society,  we thought it might interest'the  members of that society tp know  the number of garments, cic.,������������������inadc  .n Enderby arid despatched to heacl-  iiiarters . at Toronto during, .that  period: "y - ' ' - ���������������������������  , 32 cotton shirts, ��������������������������� -    *  39 cholera belts/  1 pair gloves, _--���������������������������_    :    *  *   6 pair mills,  123'pairs socks; *  67,hospital night,shirts,   ,  -24 pillow cases,     -"   -  ,,4 pair-wristlets, V  -, * -.'���������������������������-'' y  7. featheiypillows,,y. V ',-. Y'-i'S',-'''7  401 pairs*^ pyjaiiias, y.-;, 7. ��������������������������� ���������������������������"*'-7 Sr .  r; 2 pairsJro\vsers,;"V"~ ,"> SS.*,1 ' ; c  .-'-1 scarf,-4 ���������������������������,-:��������������������������� *.^j*;'������������������������������������������������������/~'--^:~^'.S:i~������������������.i  v*8 old *shirts;^VV *<���������������������������*?-C. 7Y7Y,  .--Old Jincn/V> .V'- A jV'V Vrl  ''2000 mouth-wipers,"'  ,V 7/S\-x r  250 face-cloths;      *     V-    ��������������������������� 1 V-  ��������������������������� 182 wash-cloths; ������������������������������������������������������        ' i  36 handkerchiefs, *" V" ���������������������������- "--  5 knitted-helmets. - '-- - "\. ���������������������������'  We "hope that all who are -able  will continue to work for the society. There are pyjamas now ready  al Miss Forster's house,-but wc have  not been able'yet to procure a fresh  supply of yarn for socks. When it'  arrives wc will let knitters know.  Thc next sewing party will be held  At the approach of the Christmas,  season a word of,warning may be1  given in regard -to thc~ hazards of  Christmas   decorations   and   entertainments.   It is customary to deco-.  rate  homes,  stores, -churches  and  schools. '    Decorations ��������������������������� take    fire  readily  and  spread   rapidly.    The  dangers'can bc'avoided by carefulness in .the selection and arrangement of material and by watchfulness.    The  Provincial  Department  of /Insurance  offers   these' sugges-'  lions:      .        /".'.'  '"It  is  careless ' to" tamper  withy  electric wiring to produce displays;"  -*o hang inllannnablc material where  it  touches  or  may  bc  pushed* or  blown -against   stove-pipes,   steam- J  pipes, lamps,-gas or electric lights;y*  16. allow   the   inexperienced   and  thoughtless to do the dcc'orating;;to-  allow paper and rubbish to^accuiiiu-V  lat'e owing to pressure of business;  ���������������������������  to allowy smoking, where; there: are"*-/  flimsy decorations.y>  7'-', 7"\S'-77s7Yfc  rt,-  ^-v.  'VSi'l  ,V-&*  ,-_r������������������-'t.a3S f  dies "oriyartree, or. touch the.^ tree.  Clothing.is"frequently set'on lireyby-  permitting this. '- Don't'-'Jeavc/ mat-,.  ches where children 'c.iii get them .,  and undertake"'to;-, light.-- candles....  Don't remove gifts from  the  tree  .while   candles' are   lighted. -  It  is,.,.  safer noflo^ put gifts on the, tree.  'Watch thc.tree.    Be prepared for  emergencies. '       ' -"'"*" I    '-V  ~o%\  markablc    "standing-up"    qualities i al Mrs. Mack's house, on Tuesday,  and are delicious in flavor. These  varieties are the great favorites on  the Old.Country market, aiuL.Mr.  Skelton has been trying theni out on  his well-tilled fruit orchard at Hulcar. _He. is. n'ow jconvincedjhat thc.  hcallh and fighting fonm h finishing, the work  The Enderby lennis Club royoilly b .      (,onc un<|cr lh(J rAremimshlp  entertained a large gathering at the ()f Mr B|{inch{irtl>   The olll,0ok for  whist drive given in l\. P. hall lasl  Friday evening. The members provided an evening of whist, refreshments and two hours' dancing all  for the sum of 35c. V  Mr. Crane reports his cash sales  for November more than double the  amount of the same month a year  ago, which docs not indicate hard  times, and at the same time Js an  evidence   of   the   busihess-gettihg  policy of the Enderby Music Store.  Okanagan apple growers know  how fo grow the apples that win the  prizes. At the Spokane Apple Show  . a week or two ago, Summerland  grovVers won twelve prizes in thirteen ' entries, Peachland won four  prizes in' seven entries, and Naramata won three prizes in four entries.  Mr. A. T. Attenborough leaves for  Winnipeg, on Monday, where he has  been transfcred from the Union  Sank, of Enderby, as accountant, to  a  better  position   in  a  Winnipeg  thc coming season is very bright for  Vanderhoof and district.  Pcnliclon merchants know how  to stop lhe dollars in their flight  out of thc home town. One store  alone used three full pages of the  Penticton Herald to tell of its holiday offerings, and, between Ihem,  thc local businessmen used 38 col-  aimnsof the 48 in the last issue of  that paper. It is a significant fact  that successful businessmen everywhere are liberal users of printer's  ink, and they are successful be-,  cause they do so. They do, not do  so because they are successful; they  'do so that they may continue to be  successful. ,..-'-  On Saturday afternoon, Dec. 11,  a sale of home-made cooking, fancy  .goods suitable for Christmas gifts,  aprons, etc., will be held in thc  basement of the Presbyterian  Church. Afternoon-tea'will also bc  served. nl8-td  variety known as Munroc's Favorite is the apple lo raise in the Hulcar district. It reaches perfection,  in size, color and llavor, and there  has always been a demand for  more than the available supply.  ���������������������������The Jubilee, a milder-flavored apple lhan Munroc's Favorite, also is  proving out well in lhat district,  but of the two, Munroc's Favorite  stands up the best. These are the  varieties which have been bringing  the golden prices on Ihe London  market in past years.  January 4th, 1916.     *        .     ..      ���������������������������[  A sale of home cookery in aid of.  Red Cross Funds- will  be held on  Saturday, December 18th.  WAR LOAN A GREAT SUCCESS-  A  Wise Suggestion ���������������������������  Instead of by subscription/ the  Patriotic Fund should bc raised and  maintained by a direct taxation on  all thc people resident iri Canada  and earning a living cither on income from investments, in business  or by wages; also a tax on all land.  All war funds should, bc. collected,  and   administered   by   the   federal  IMPROVING THE FLOCKS .  Recent purchases of pure-bred  Shorpshires from the Rivcrdale.  slock farm, managed by Mr. Ed.  Harrop, include the following:  By Jas. Emeny, ram; A.D. Stroulger,  ram; Geo. W. Joyce, Pender Island,  ram; C. N. McLccry, Lansdown,  ram; Geo. Andrews, rani and four  'owes;' A." W. Hunter, Armstrong,  four evyes; J. A. McLcod, Armstrong  one ram lamb; Joseph Anderson,  Otter Lake Farm, ram Iamb, and  to Andrew Glen, four Yorkshire  sows and boar.  Ottawa, Dec. 6.���������������������������With all the subscriptions in except a few from  British Columbia, which are on the  way, the Canadian war loan will total about an even $105,000,000. This Ciin Hecord.  i.s slightly less than was estimated,  a few days ago, but i.s fifty-five  millions more than' thc sum advertised.for. The minister of finance"  announces lhal one hundred mil-'  lions of the subscriptions will be accepted, half of this amount lo be  turned into an Imperial Government credit for the purchase of  munitions of war.  government.- There-is-too much ex-  pensc connected with thc different  funds as they arc now handled,'and  only a portion of the people contribute  towards  these  funds.���������������������������Slo-  APPLES FOR THE HOSPITALS  Mrs. S. Poison is in receipt of a  letter of acknowledgment from the  chairman of the executive of the  Canadian Red Cross Society, as follows: "I beg to acknowledge receipt of shipment of five boxes of  CARD O'S THANKS  Will the friends and neighbors of  Enderby kindly accept our deepest  thanks for thc many kindnesses  sliown Mrs. Bovett and family slur-;  ing her illness. We wish'especially  to thank* the Misses. Davies, of the  Cottage Hospital, for' Iheir. great  care and excellent treatment.  Mn. and Mas. C. W.Bovhrr  Mr. F. Nation, Provincial  Sccretiiry of the Canadian Patriotic Fund,will hold a'meeting  at thc K. of P. Mall, to-morrow,  (Friday) evening, at 8 o'clock,'  for the purpose of organizing a  campaign to raise funds for the  support of the wives, children  and other dependent relatives  of the men al the front.. .  Population Decreasing  London, Dcc.Ji.���������������������������The tremendous  influence of the war in checking the  normal growth of the population is  shown conclusively by lhc statistics which have just been compiled  for ninety-six of the largest towns  in the United Kingdom. The total  decrease in the number of births in  these places is al lhc rate of 40,000  annually, while lhe increase in  deaths is 50,000 a year, Ihe comparison being made wilh lhc year 1013.  A Million an Hour  Hair the population of. England is  engaged in producing .war munitions to aid the 3,000,000 men'in the  fighting lines in a war which is  costing Great Britain $1 00A 000 .������������������.,  hour, Mr. R. H. Brand, financial  agent of Mr. David Lloyd George,  told business at a luncheon given in  Ottawa a day or-Iwo ago.  We have n large stock of case  eggs���������������������������just, the thing for Christmas  cooking.   Teece & Son. ��������������������������� ...  Leave your orders at Joe's for thc  Christmas cake..  Get your personal greeting cards  this week.   Last call. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Thursday, December 9,. 1915  "IT'S A FORD'  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published every  Thursday at    Enderby,   B. C. at, $2   per   year,   by   the  Walker   Press.  Advertising- Kates:   Transient,  50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY, DECEMBER9, "1915  ORGANIZING THE FARMERS  After all the Tun and ridicule thai has been and  will yet he poked at Henry Ford on account of his  peace mission to Europe, there may, after all, be  much more in it and back of it than appears on  the surface. The cost of chartering" the ship to  take his peace pilgrims from New York to The  Hague, is said lo be more than $60,000 up to thc  day of leaving. It will probably be double lhat  amouni before lhe pilgrims are bound for home  again. This was paid by Mr. Ford, and hc will  stand lhe cost for the entire mission, going and  returning and while in Europe. The plans of the  peace campaign will be laid while at sea, so, in  spile of all lhe talk of pro-war advocates, it is  sale lo say lhat much of it, if nol all, is purely  .fiction. Ford and parly may have something in  Iview which has nol yet been divulged. They  j would not start out upon such a mission without  some definite object in view, with some reasonable assurance of at least partial success. Even  the pro-war party must give the Ford peace parly  credit for starling upon a very laudable mission,  whether it succeeds or nol. One thing about it:  ll' the pro-war party, munition works, and the  war-intcrcst-getting capitalists, have nothing to  fear from Ford and his party, why arc they  making such a fuss about il? Are thc war lords  of Europe and America afraid of thc peace movement'? Do they Tear the consequences of letting  lhc people talk about peace? Do they wish to  suppress the movement for peace? Arc they determined to bring all nations to thc verge of ruin,  out of which must come anarchy and open revolt? One would think from the amouni of  ridicule tossed al lhc Ford party lhat to favor  peace is an indication of insanity. Perhaps it is  in these war-iiiad days, but the lime will come  when lhe cry of reason must bc listened to by the  war-tyrant/ It may then bc seen that* thc Ford  mission of peace was only the start of thc great  wave lhat eventually must sweep war and all its  brutal consequences inlo thc sea of thc dark  and dismal past. II' it were not so, Ihen why this  cry against militarism? If war is a thing to bc perpetuated then il behooves all nations to become  military, and the more perfect lhc organization  to slaughter and destroy, thc more praiseworthy.  LORD DERBY S GREAT SUCCESS  The Press is in receipt of a communication  signed, by .1. L. Pridham, Chairman of the organizing commillcc, daled at Kelowna,. stating-that  "we have formed here The British Columbia Agricultural Organization Association,' the paramount purpose-of which association,. which is  nqn-partizan, is lo draw into one comprehensive  organization all the bona-fidc farmers only of the  Province, bolh men and women,, and to briny  aboul by their mutual study of their 'mi'lual problems common action of Ihem all for the solution  thereof, and lo promote lhe interest of the farming community in an honorable and legitimate  way, and, knowing something of the magnitude  of lhe problem which wc are facing, have decided  lhat local organizations of bona-ficd farmers oniy  should he established throughout the Province at  all points where an interest can be .created, and  Ihen locals should each send delegates to a convention .where a cenlral executive representing  them all should be elected.  "A campaign lo organize local associations  throughout the Province has been started and  local associations arc already formed and ollicers  duly elected. As this work has to be undertaken  bv voluntary workers, and il is impossible to do  - i IV1 i i-o u g! i o u U h u-w-l i o 1 (^Provin ceJiyJ beVn ulivkk  mil efforts of the Organization Commillcc, we  would he glad if everv active farmer in his (lis  Lord Derby's success as director-general of recruiting in England may indeed be said to have  saved the coalition cabinet from disaster.' Two  months ago it was confronted by the necessity of  conscription, all thc methods until then employed  of securing recruits by means-of ^voluntary enlistment having been apparently exhausted. A large  number of supporters' of thc existing cabinet,  however, were strongly opposed to compulsory  service in any.shape or form, deeming it contrary  lo lhc time-honored principles of British civic  freedom. Recruits in numbers far surpassing thc  most sanguine anticipations have been obtained,  and, while il is just possible compulsory service  may have lo bc enforced later on, so as to get even  wilh the relatively few remaining "slackers," il  is considered unlikely there will be any need to  have recourse to such measures. Lord Derby's  success is said to bc due almost entirely to his gift  for organization.   His plan has been briefly this:  He has taken the returns of thc registration of  lhe population, completed lasl August, which  show the age, the condition, and the occupation  of every citizen. Each man employed in necessary work, that is to say, necessary from thc government point of view,'such as thc manufacture  of arms, munitions, and war supplies, was  marked .wilh a star.. .Every.remainingrman,..that.  is to say, every unslarred man of military age, bc-  Iween, the ages of 18 and 45, had his name in  tricl would appoint someone to represent them scribed on a couple of cards, lhe one white and  ���������������������������     . ������������������������������������������������������!    .i      t\ ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������..!������������������������������������������������������   r ��������������������������� ,.,,;i     ,i       ..!....  i.i... i i.:..k :~..���������������������������   ,i..i..   ,,^.-.  lo communicate wilh the* Organization Commit  lee a I Kelowna.  lhe other blue, and on which various data concerning him are given.   The white card was re-  "Wc shall be grateful lo you if you will kindly Uiincd by lhe general recruiting ollice and the  'insert lhis Idler in your next issue." | blue card was confided to the recruiting commit-  The Press is not ���������������������������acquainted wilh- the chairman' ice for the district. These committees, whose  or anv ���������������������������member of the Organization Committee.! work is purely voluntary, have made a canvass  No~7loTil7l lliV ihstigaUn^vff IhiV^move  in mind much good to come oii I of the proposed | appealing to their patriotism have been able lo in-  orgaiiizalion.    But, judging from   lhe Idler woJ,lure mosl of Ihem  to sign the cards, in which  arc asked to publish, lhe organization lhal is proposed  will cover the  identical'ground  now occupied bv the Farmers' Inslilules already organized  throughout   tho  Province.. wilh  ils Central _..���������������������������  ;.  Inslilulc. annual convention, and all lhat.    If \ve!ried, the groups being graded according to age,  tluce mosl of Ihem  Ihey agree  lo hold  service when ealle<  are divided  inlo  forty-six groups,  Iwcnty-lhrce  "or lhe unmarried and twenty-three for lhe mar  o sign llie cards,  hemselves in  readiness for  or.   The men thus enlisted  are allowed lo suggest something, or to put in n;|Hncss. aud lhe obvious requirements-of justice,  word edgewise, we would whisper lhal il is our  honesl conviction, aflcr watching lhc ups and  downs of agriculture in British Columbia for the  pasl Ion or Iwolve years, lhat il is nol more organizations bul more co-operation lhal i.s needed.  If lhe farmers of lhe Province would make full  use of lhc splendid organization thev now have���������������������������  That is lo say, an unmarried man without anyone  dependent on him. would he called upon lo serve  before an unmarried man of the same age who  is lhe support of some one. Not until all of the  twenty-throe groups of unslarred and unmarried  men  have been exhausted will thc Iwcnty-lhrce  .������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������� v       .groups of married men he taken in hand.   Every  lhe Farmers' Institute���������������������������and co-operate in il andjnian who has thus enlisted, either for early or for  through il, thev could solve their problems in no!eventual service, i.s provided wilh a khaki armlet,  lime' The groat trouble i.s, and has been, that hearing his number, the Idlers "CI. B." standing  many are prepared lo join any new organization | for "(ieorge Bex", and the number of his rccriul-  Ihal "promises golden, but when it comes to get-] jng district, given in Roman numerals,  ling down lo business and lighting oul tho prob-"  loins lhal must bo encountered in any organization, then lhe spirit of co-operation disappears  and the work has lo he done by the few, with lhe  hirgo majority silling by and criticising.   We arc  The Prohibition Committee of One Hundred, in  convention assembled, at Vancouver, has declared  lhal it will nol be satisfied lo accept Premier Mc-  uuHi I....,,,,..,., .,..-..., .,,    ������������������������������������������������������    ������������������������������������������������������- .Bride's oll'er lo submit lhe liquor question to a  prepared to lend every olfort lo firing about a! plebiscite al lhe next Provincial election. All  belter stale of things for the agriculturists of 13. they want, apparently, is lhal a vote be laken  C. bul we see nothing but failure in llie multi- now. when half lhe voting population of.thc Pro-  plying of organizations all seeking lo cover the vince is at the front, or preparing lo go lo lhe  same ground. ) front.  Come and buy your winter supply before prices advance. We have  the right feeds at the right prices.'  Old Poison Mercantile  Block, Enderby  TEECE & SON,  Specials in Lumber  while they last:  $10.00 per M  113.00 per M  $1.75  No. 4 Novelty Siding,.  No. 2 2x4 and 2x6,       -       -,  No. 2 Mixed Lath,   --.<  Short Cordwood,       -       -  Dry Blocks,    -  SAVE MONEY-Buy your winter's fuel NOW.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  -     $13.00  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  $1.50 per load  King Edward  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, yimpHY  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. We  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 and 5c each/while they last.    .  THE WALKER PRESS  Parchment  The Dominion law against the selling of  butter without the words "Dairy Butter" or  "Creamery Butter"���������������������������as thc case may be���������������������������printed  on thc butter wrap, is a blessing in disguise to the  average farmer. In the first place, if his Butter  wrappers are neatly printed with his name and  Hhe^brand-oMhc-butter-on-the4abel,-the-storc^  keepers can readily sell the butter at 5c a pound  more than hc can get for butter wrapped in paper  that is not printed, and the butter-maker gets thc  advantage in 5c a pound more for his butter from  the merchant. *���������������������������  It is the duty5 of every butter maker to comply with the law in this matter. Some'butter  makers have only a cow or"'two, and make so little  Jiuttcrjhatit does notyappear to them that they  can afford to have their butter wraps printed.  They do not like the 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 wilh thc 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 riot repuire butter wraps 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 /  Thursday, December 9,1915  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  BALKANS ARE UNIQUE  If we want to understancAvhat is going on in  the Balkans we must realize that the district is  unlike any other; that it consists, in the main, of  three runways, lying between mountains;  that  one of these is a sort-of main street, between the  Balkans and Rhodope Mountains, through which  passage may be had from the Danube to Constantinople; and that two others, one along the Morava and Vardar,  the   second   along   the   Ihar  through   lhe  Sanjak   of   Novibazar,   are   main  streets  between   the  Danube  and   the  Aegean  whose importance is multiplied by the further  fact that through the high Albanian hills there is  only one fairly practicable high street to the Adriatic, that which might be run, but never has  been from Novibazar to Alcssio or Durazzo.   The  military writer in Beck's Weekly, says llie Balkan  war is a sort of gigantic lawsuit for access to the  high road (the sea) from a large interior property, (Austria) shut off from it by the owners of  smaller properties.    Along these roads thc Romans, the Cruisadcrs, the Turks, all moved on  their various quests.    Along these roads  Germanic energy, commercial as well as military,  seeks an entry to the East]    Along, these roads  Greece hopes, in thc future, the cargoes will move  coming and going, that will fill her ports with  ships and her marts with commerce.   It is the  present misfortune of Serb farmers and Vlact  shepherds to bc more or less in the way, and to  bc doomed, for thc present at least, .to be evicted  with arms in their hands. . Y ������������������������������������������������������;  "Wc may very well doubt whether'it'enters  into the plans of Great Britain or of France to  close these roads, that iss permanently. Italy, indeed, wants thc Adriatic road opened, and herself in control of thc Adriatic ending of it, whence  she could practically control the future of Serbia  through control of its exportable surplus: Russia  would be content to sec the routes opened, but  only if she stood herself at the vital point, on the  Bosphorus, whence her influence, ancl her armies  could follow the runways into Europe as long  ago from the same starting point the conquering  Turk followed them. But Germany has achieved  a great deal in getting them opened to herself and  her allies. Bulgaria lias achieved a great deal, if  she can hold it,s" in attaining to the primacy  amongst the southern farmer Slavs.  "But for France, especially,-and for Great Britain nearly as much, the importance of what is  happening is .that it increases the ability of the  Germans to hold their own on the western land  front.where, more and more it is agreed,' the:fortunes of the war must be settled if they cannot bc  settled by tlie pressure of sea power."  J The predicament-of small nations4ii,Europe is  ancl always has been precarious. The principle,  of preserving the small nationalities has been  supported nobly in times of convenience; but  when the larger indulgent nations find their exigences becoming acute the principle, yields  slightly or much to considerations which.defy explanation. Most of these small nations of the  Balkans are merely custodians of advantages  which one larger nation wants to keep out of the  hands of another larger nation.. Belgium-stood in  that dangerous relation to Germany ancl Great  Britain; Serbia in thc same relation to Austria  and Russia. Both have had to suffer the cruel  consequences. The principle that the small nations must be protected in their right to national  .existence is really a gloss over the materialistic  arrangement by which Europe, seeking to pre-,  serve its own cqilibrium by means of balanced alliances, set certain items of serious dispute aside  in the custody of small nations. We have seen  this arrangement break down, and it need not be  ^wondcrecHatt^^The^porHoi^-Salonica^was^en-  BRITISH COLUMBIA'S LUMBER MARKET  The largest market for B. C. lumber will always be the neighboring prairie provinces, the  quantity consumed by -Alberta, Saskatchewan  and Manitoba amounting to 60 per cent of tbe  total production. The actual amount, which in  1912 was seven or eight hundred million feet, fell  in 1914 and 1915 to about half'that quantity. It  is this loss, combined with thc heavy fall in  lumber prices and the falling off in the amount  of*lumber used in B. C. itself which has brought  about depression in the lumber industry of this  Province. With town and city building operations on the prairies at a standstill for the lime  being, with construction of new railroads more  or less completed, the difficult problem of bow to  increase the consumption of lumber in the  prairies has been pressing for solution.  An investigation on the subject of lumber consumption on thc prairies whicli the Minister of  Lands directed to bc made has disclosed thc fact  thai buildings on "the average farm have not kept  pace with crop production.   There exists a great  need, which will continue for ycars, ior all manner of farm buildings, particularly for implement sheds, granaries and barns for live-stock.  Nearly  every  farm   is  without   some  building  essential to really profitable farming. The prairie  agricultural  authorities,   of  course,   have  been  fully alive to this situation, and in all three provinces have been  considering  the issuance  of  pamphlets dealing with,the need and advantages  of more up-to-date buildings on the farms. They  are encouraging farmers in every possible way to  go in for mixed farming, which, of course, cannot bc successfully carried on without well designed "buildings.    Inasmuch   as   the  principal  material for all these buildings is wood,, the results of thc investigation mentioned made it evident that here lay an opportunity to give real  service to thc farmer which would at the same  time inevitably lead to an increased use of lumber.   An offer to co-operate with the University  of Saskatchewan'in the preparation and publication of a complete series of bulletins on farm  buildings was cordially accepted by the Minister  of Lands, ancl for thc last six months or more  ollicials of the Forest Branch and the College of  Agriculture of the University have been engaged  iri this work:   Some of the bulletins arc now being delivered by the printer, and the final one will  bc" finislied shortly. k The series comprises  ten  bulletins in all, ancl covers the following subjects:  Combination or general purpose barns,  dairy  barns, milk, yand ice .houses,, beef cattle barns,  horse barns, sheep barns, piggeries "and smokehouse,   poultry   houses,/implement   sheds "and  granaries, silos and root cellars, and farm houses/  The pamphlets are of handy, size, well arranged,  ancl contain illustrations of thc various plans:  Besides  information  dealing  with  thc  use  of  buildings and methods bf erecting them, complete bills of material are given.   Thc bulletins  will thus assist lhe farmer'to decide upon'the designs for a building and render it very easy for  him to estimate cosl and to order materials.  -*��������������������������� *- i V/, yv I  trusted to the safe-keeping of Greece, but when it  became apparent lhat it was in danger of falling  into the hands of the Central Powers, we sec both  Britain and France land forces there determined  to make it their war base for Balkan operations.  Greece has objected, and she may continue to object. But Salonica will be held just the same, for  so long as the Entente allies are there they will be  .sittingym_the.Jvey-hp^  Near East.  Every quarrel begins just as that European  bloodfest began���������������������������on nothing���������������������������and then winds up'  in a fight for supremacy.  MAXIM ON THE WAR  Get "More Money" for y<mr Fjirs:  Beaver, Foxes, Muskrat, Wolves, Marten, Fishery  White W������������������t8el and other Far bearers collected in your aectloa  SHIP TOUR FURS DIRECT to "SHUBERT" the largest  bouse in tbe World dealing exclusively In NORTH AMERICAN* AW FUkS  a reliable���������������������������responsible���������������������������safe Furl-louse with an unblemished reputation existing: for "more than a third of a century," a lonjr successful record of sending- Fur Shippers prompt.SATIS FACTORY*  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "Z\jt #>fmbert mintt."  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  Wrhe lor It-JSOW-lf ��������������������������� FREE  AVE.  .S.A.  ���������������������������    *_-*���������������������������  A R 3HURFRT Inr 25-27 west Austin a  A. P. OnUPCAl, inc. DeptCM CHICAGO, U.S  Think twice before you speak, and then say it  in your sleep.  FRUIT PACKING SCHOOLS  The Department of Agriculture will again offer  fruit packing schools during the coming.\yinter.  While the supply of packers was nearly equal to  the demand last year, there was a decided shortage in many districts this year owing to the enlistment of a number of our former packers, and  it is hoped that advantage will be taken of this  opportunity to supply the deficiency. As in previous years, the local administration blithe packing schools will be placed in the hands of a responsible body such as the Farmers' Institute, the  Fruit Growers' Association, or tbe Board of  Trade. The number of pupils must be not less  than twelve and not more than fifteen, and the fee  of two dollars each will be charged for the twelve  lessons. In districts where it is impossible to secure the above number of pupils, a three-day  packing school may be arranged for with a minimum of eight and not over twelve pupils, at a fee  of one dollar per pupil, to take six lessons of two  and a half hours each. All information desired  will be furnished by Mr. C. S. Handcock, secretary of the Institute, Grindrod.  In a recent interview Mr. Hudson Maxim, inventor and manufacturer of the rapid-fire guns  and explosives, paid a tribute to the importance  of the mother cog1 in thc efficiency of thc German co-operative system ancl the building of lhc:  war machine which, as he says, has been the  surprise of tlie world. Mr. Maxim believes in  conscription,wliiciriie siiys"mak^for_imtriotivSni"7  because "wc love those we serve." He thinks liic.  secret of Germany's success is lhc ability to mo-  bilizc her industries, which, in his opinion, is far  more important than her ability to mobilize her  armies. He thinks the efficiency of thc co-operative system has been proved.  "The pacifists claim that war is the result of  overpreparation," he said. "The exact opposite is  truer-None of the-other nations were prepared.  Germany was the only one that had perfected her  plans of preparation ycars in advance. Furthermore, Germany is. spending all of her money at  home, which distantly.removes tbe prospects of  exhaustion. When war came Germany had  more than 100,000 machine guns on hand. For  nine ycars she paid British arms companies a  royalty on 600 machine guns a month. 1 predict  that the Avar will last from three to seven ycars  longer. I also think that thc war will.end in a  draw. I don't believe lhat either side will come  out of the war exhausted cither economically or  in men. I think they will come out stronger in  the end. England may be poorer, but infinitely  more potential."  This opinion, while not in line with that held  by the leading men of France and England, nor  perhaps of. lhc Teutonic war lords, is nevertheless  worth considering, coming as it docs from a man  high up in "the ranks of those men who furnish  the munitions of war and into whose coffers the  belligerent nations must dump their coin.  Gossip is vice enjoyed vicariously���������������������������the sweet,  subtle, satisfaction without thc risk.  The religion of a country docs not determine  its civilization; but the civilization of a country  determines its religion. By-lhc-way, it has been  a long time since wc have had God. brought into  this world war.  If you want prime, fresh .meats, we  bave them.     Our cattle are grain-fed  and selected by' our own buyers Iron  the richest feeding grounds in Alber-  ,ta, and are killed and brought to the  meat block strictly FRESH.     -  ���������������������������We. buy.first-hand for.spot ca3h..s_  Fresh Meats  can give you the best price possible  G. R. Sharpe,  Enderby, B. C.  SECRET SOCIETIES  R. E. WHEELER  W. M.  AeF.&AJVI.  Enderby Lodice No. 40  Regular "meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  JNO. WARWICK  Secretary  :;  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables J  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;  Careful Driv  ers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commo- \  dious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers J J  Land-seekers  and Tourists invited to give us a trial.  ENDERBY���������������������������LODGE-  no. 35. K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  R. E. HARKINS. C. C:  G. G. CAMPBELL. K.R.S.  R. J. COLT ART, M.F.  Hall suitable forConcerts, Dances and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc., address,  F. FRAVEL. Enderby  PROFESSIONAL  ^.C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  iMoney to Loan  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  a  Customer's Own Material Made  Up.        Prices from $15.00 up.  Cleaning, Pressing & Repairing.  A. E. WEST  Ladies' and Gents' Tailor.  O.K.  Baths in connection  H. IIENDRICKSON, Proprietor  Next the Fulton Block, Enderby  A cross in this space indicates that if you will  fer to your printed address on lhis paper you  will learn the date of  expiry of your subscription lo the Press, and  that it would give us  greal pleasure lo hear  from yon in lhe matter.  Last Chance to order Xmas Cards  THIS  Week THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Thursday, December 9,1915  The Big Drawing Card  Hostess���������������������������I am Bind you children  decided lo come for dinner.  Little Josic���������������������������"We didn't linn for  dinner; we turn to hear Willie's  grandpa eat his soup.  Get your personal greeting cards  this week.   Last call.  The only wife who ever has her  own way is the one who gives her  husband his.  When buying your Christmas candies" let Joe know your wants.  Heavy Rubbers, to wear with  Heavy Sox, for the Boys.  Sweaters and Sweater Coats  for Men and Boys, will keep  the body warm at less cost  than anything you can wear.  Heavy Shoes, Belgian Socks,  Fall and Winter "Suits, Felt  Hats, Etc., for Men& Boys.  Come in and let us fit you  out for the cold weather.  We can do it right, and at  little-cost.  W. J. Woods  Grindrod  Grocery   Special  A Vaccum Washer  given away with every $10  worth of  Goods purchased;  flour purchases not included.  H. TOMKINSON, Grindrod  WHAT DIPLOMACY MUST FACE  Under the caption, "Germany  Wants Peace," Beck's Weekly, ot  Montreal says: "Germany's positional* she chose so to slate il, might  be that her armies had carried the  war for national 'defence' to the  point where security has been attained; that lhe establishment of  freedom of communication with  Turkey was tbe last step in the  achievement of this object; lhat she  and her allies hud .demonstrated  that they could not be crushed;  that there is no occasion for offensive operations against ligypl, India, Russia, France or Italy; lhat  defence only is required, and that  she is prepared for il; that her  troops can stay where they are until  the opposing troops go home; that  in the meantime she will proceed  with the development of the territories within the lines her armies  hold, and that if this phase i.s entered upon by reason of the refusal  of the Entente Allies to discuss  terms of peace which might result  in German withdrawal from certain  territories, the occupation of those  territories would bc considered for  the future as prescriptive. This,  it is almost certain, is what thc  diplomacy of thc Allies will now  have to face.  . There seems to be little doubt  that thc answer will be in the negative, although it might be easy lo  underrate the significance of the  latest pronouncement of the Morning Post, the organ of British aristocracy, which, while not advocating peace, for the first time concedes lhat there may be a possibility of peace. What the Allies  will say 'lo Germany is that Mr.  Asquilh's declaration- still holds  good, and that German power must  bc broken. But what Ihey will  have to say to each other is that  they are now definitely faced by a  new set of conditions; that continuance of the war means a competition in the qualities of physical,  financial and economic endurance;  that the phase of battle campaigns  has passed, and the phase of seige  taken its place; thai Germany,  which began the war with rapid  offensives and tremendous waste  of men, has now achieved positions  on which she can reap thc maximum of advantage from the defensive position; thai for the Western  Allies to definitely assume the offensive will involve for tliem, as it  has for Italy, enormous wastage of  men even -for every small gain;  that reducing the German effectiveness in man power can only bc accomplished by still heavier reduction of Allied man power; and that  the expenditure upon organization  and materials will be in multiples  of that to bc borne by thc Central  Powers acting on the defensive. ~All  this they will be facing when they  decide to reject unsatisfying proposals and go on with the war."  The Price  of Peace  London, Dec. 0.���������������������������Thc Morning  Post in* an editorial on "The Price  of Peace," says:. "The fact that the  ruling authorities of Germany are  permitting a debate in the Reichstag on thc subject of peace negotiations is significant. Germany  rightly believes she can now likely  obtain terms more favorable to herself than at any future period of thc  war. Accordingly, Germany i.s. beginning tentative movements in lhal  direction. She i.s well aware lhat  by the means of the exercise of  tactful appeals and plausible representations she may enlist on her  side the great body of neutral opinion. She has emissaries in <his  country, France, i-t.HSia, Italy and  in all neutral co.initios. In lhc  United States sho lias nioic conspirators than Ann: i:'i knows whal  to do with.' The ii3"ir.il press, owing largely to lhe inaction of thc  British Government, is dominate*!  by German ini'lueii' ?. Bul lhc Allies  arc not dealing wilh neiitraj or international powers in secret. They  are fighting Iheir own quarrel and.  intend to fight A in their own way  and to their own cud. Their people  will be well advised lo leave matters alone. Germany can have  peace on the terms of the Allies as  soon as she likes; on her own terms  never. The right anvwer to- the  German peace t.oiv;\>'*r������������������-:y is for the  Allies to determine whal shall be  thc terms of peace to bc dictated  when thc right moment i-omcs. In  the case of Great Britain represent-  atives from the ovorse^s dominions  must be called into council.5'  Pretty  -Grepe  Kimonas  $1.65 tO  .95  ARMSTRONG  Boudoir  Caps,  ChristmasGifts  17   DAYS   TO   CHRISTMAS  To avoid disappointment, buying should be done earlier thiB year than ever  before, on account of the great scarcity of many holiday lines. Practical  gifts, sensible goods suited to the needs of one's friends will be in demand  this Christmas.    You will find a good selection at MUNHO'S.  Handkerchiefs  Easy to send to a distance,  and always useful  WOMEN'S  Embr'ii H'korchiefs, from 10c  Hand Kmbroidcred, 25c & 50c  Armeninri*I_������������������ce wltfe,    15c up  Linen. 1 tiitialcd '25c  Mercer. Initialed 10c  Photo   Frames  CHILDREN'S  Fancy Dutch Hnxcs,  3  H������������������ndk������������������rcl������������������it'fs.  at   15c  Calendar Boxes, with  3 Handkerchiefs 20c  Allies   Flaf?������������������ border,       5c  Leather Bags  New drHitfns with patent  safety device, vanity fittitiKs  ut     $1.25, $1.85 to $2.95  Mesh Bags  Silver Meah BagB and Beaded  Bates at from 60c  Inexpensive little  Gifts, always appreciated���������������������������  Pretty Double Frames, 20c  Antimony Mutal  15c  L irpje sizes, 25c  Toys for the Children  Preparing for Mesopotamia  Paris, Dec. 7.���������������������������Twenty-five hundred cars loaded with war material  have arrived al Constantinople by  J way of. Bulgaria,  in  part  for the  '! army of Field Marshall von der Golz  | who takes command of operations  S in Mesopotamia.   Although the Ger-  J mans speak ostensibly of Egypt, it  i.s   not   impossible   that   they   may  make  their   principal   efforts  this  winter   from   Bagdad   toward   the  Persian Gulf.  Miss F. Walter-Hughes, who recently joined her father here from  London, Eng., announces in this issue of the Press her readiness to  take  pupils  on  the  piano  and   in  voice culture. Miss Hughes has been  in training for the pasl five years  under one of the best Old Country  masters of music, and the opening  of a school by her in Endery brings  to  thc young folk possibilities in  music and voice culture seldom to  bc found in so small a community.  in Hardware  Sleighs, Skates and Hockey Sticks for the Kiddies.  Beautiful Pieces of Silverware and Cutlery for Mother.  Look over our stock of these   goods   when   buying   your  Christmas Gifts.  You will find just what you want at prices that are low.  We have a few heating stoves left with us to sell.  These are  in good condition and will be sold at very low prices.  We can make you anything in tin, copper or sheet iron.  .Bring along your repairs.  PLUMBING.HEATINGJINSMITHING  Poverty-Stricken  The editor of the Enderby Press  must realize that the Bank of, Montreal and the Union Bank of Canada  and the olher banks of'Canada are  hard pressed for ready money, and  that, a withdrawal of advertising  would undoubtedly result from poverty rather than any desire to visit  reprisals upon newspapers offering  any criticism of the banking system.  All the Canadian banks invite criticism. . If you don't believe it, read  the editorial columns of all the big  dailies between.Halifax and Victoria.���������������������������Vancouver Chinook.        ,  LOST���������������������������One fifteen-months-old steer  Blue-black, with light belly.   J. C.  Metcalfe, Enderby, B.C.  ^ .  FOR SALE���������������������������Two-horse cutter, 1%-  year-old Clydesdale colt, and one  registered Yorkshire boar. H.'F.  Cowan, Enderby. n25-3  FOR RENT���������������������������Six-room brick cottage; close in; rent low. Apply,  Walker Press oflice.  Mean  Old Cat!  . ."My dear," remarked Jones, who  had just finished reading a book on  "The Wonders of Nature,',', "Ibis  really is a remarkable work. Nature  is marvelous! Stupendous! When  I read a work like this, it makes me  think how purile' how insignificant,  is man."  "Huh!" sniffed his better half,  "a woman doesn't have to. wade  through four hundred pages to find  that out!"  M  ISS F. WALTER-HUGHES,  MATERNITY NURSING.   Mrs.West,  Enderby. m4-tf  British Columbia Recruits  When the new battalions recently  aut lioTi mrii^llie^Canatl i "surDtHJar P  ment of Militia have been raised,  British Columbia's contributions in  men for lhc cause of King and Empire will have reached close on the  25,000 mark. The population of  lhis Province being approximately  -100,000, including a large number  of Orientals and aliens not eligible  -for'-military service, the-ratio by lhe  lime lhe extra contingents have  been formed will be nearly one in  fifteen of Ihe entire number of inhabitants who will be wearing the  khaki.���������������������������Vancouver Province.  "Roudi on Rats" clears out  Rats, Mice, etc. Don't die in House.  15c-25c. Al drug and country stores  $5.00 worth  ���������������������������jent FREE  Dolls, Games, Puzzles, Tool Cheats, Steam Models,  Trains, Guns, Soldiers, ea Sets, Baby Buggies,  Cars, etc., etc.  Do your buying early.  A. MUNRO & CO., P^oT13 SpecialitU  CITY OF. ENDERBY  Revision of Voters' List  Year 1916  NOTICE i.s hereby given that the  firs! sitting of the Court of Revision  of the Voters' List of thc City of  Enderby and of the exlra-inunicipal  portion of the School 'District of  Enderby, will be held at the City  Mall, Enderby. on, the 10th day of  December, 1015, a't 8 o'clock p.m.,  for Ihe purpose of revising and correcting the said List, and hearing  and determining any application  which may then bc made to strike  out the name of any person improperly placed thereon, or to place  on such Lis! the name of any person improperlv omitted therefrom.  Daled al the Cily Hall, Enderby,  this 25Ih dav of November, 1915.  Graham Rosoman,  Cily Clerk.  SYNOPSIS Of COAL MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  -Alberlar"the^Yukon���������������������������rerriloryr^the  Northwest Territories and a portion  of the Province of British Columbia,  may bc leased for a term of twenty-  one years at an annual rental of $1  an acre. Not more than 2500 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 the district in which rights applied for are  situated.        _ VV V   V  111 surveyed territory the land  must be described by sections, or  legal sub-divisions of sections, and  in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be slaked out by  the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will bo  refunded if the rights applied for  arc not available, but not otherwise.  A royally shall be paid on the merchantable output of thc mine at thc  rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine  shall furnish thc Agent with sworn  returns accounting for the full  quantity of merchantable coal  mined and pay thc royalty thereon  If the coal mining rights arc noi  operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  Thc lease will include the coal  mining rights only, but the lessee  may bc permitted to purchase whatever-available surface rights as may  bc considered necessary for the  working of the mine, at the rate of  $10 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of  thc Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or lo any Agent or sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.-Unauthorizcd publication f  this adverliscmcnt will nol be paid  for.���������������������������83575. '.'  (Certificated Higher Div., R. A. M.)  Pupil for the. past five'-years of Roland Rogers, Esq., M.A., Mus.Doc,  Oxfoi., and Miss Oberhoffer, L.R.  A.M.  Lessons on Pianoforte and in voi^c  Production and Musical Thcoiy.  For terms apply to Box 583, City.  Special for  this week  Jewelerfat Cost  Suitable for Xmas Presents  for all classes���������������������������  ���������������������������CUFFHNKS,        TIE PINS,  WATCH FOBS,  WATQH GUARDS,  BABY PINS,  BELT BUCKLES,  VANITY CASES,  BRACELETS,  These goods are of good  quality, and the prices will surprise you.  J. E. CRANE,  Proprietor  >     , *   '  NORTHERN OKANAGAN POULTRY ASSOCIATION'S  ANNUAL SHOW  WILL BE HELD IN ARMSTRONG  ON  WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY  JAN.  19-20, 1916  PRIZE LISTS AN ENTRY FORMS  WILL BE READY IN A FEW DAYS  AND CAN BE OBTAINED BY APPLYING TO-  MAT HASSEN,  Show Secretary,  Armstrong, B. C.


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