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Array ^%l:7~l-: v"H &%  sP-V*     ���������������������������%  '  -*  #?  ^* * ^-  v   **>&-  *V "**  *  A.  . *  V  ������������������!_%L   -SS-^S  - ^   ^Vy^r^'^^ i -vy'*    -  ^ J ,J    "_; ^   ���������������������������   _si*^   .,,    .     ,.  AN    -,-*  Enderby, B. C, December 30, 1915  AND      W A L K E  R 'S    ��������������������������� - Wmm^^Tm^Wk^ 7 v  '    .   vol. 8; No. 44; Whole No. 408  ENDERBY AND DISTRICT NEWS  Have you found  ���������������������������   Write it 1916.  Good'Morning!  a candidate?  T. A. Mandl, of Hupel, left Monday for Spokane.  Miss Hattie Johnson is visiting  friends at Sicamous.       ,  Lieut. IT. Logan was home from  Vernon for Christmas.  Mr. Alex Dale returned from  Kamloops thc past week.  Music by the band at the skating  rink tonight (Thursday).  " Mr. R. E. Harkins , is spending  the holidays al the coast.  Charlie Johnson spent the past  "week in Enderby, from Chase.  Mr. T. M. 'Lewis is spending the  holidays wilh his family in Seattle.  ��������������������������� Miss.Hazel Elliott spent Christ-'  .mas'with Enderby friends; from  ���������������������������Chase.  Miss- Horn,  of. Kamloops,  spent  *  Xmas with her .sister, Mrs. James  Marliri. -V  v "* -Miss Oakes returned from Armstrong to spend, Christmas with her  ,' -parents. ,,.:_-,' -'.,''' '  '"���������������������������7 Lt.-Col. Herihikcr,;from-"Victoria,  .-'."spent the"holidays at> his home near  "V Enderby. Vv;" ..<-- - *. - - V- -' **...,  ������������������'SS Corpl. Stocker:"and Private .Robt.'  s7\Ai rf lv,jipen t yX mas' in '���������������������������End erby. .from.  ',V, the-YerrTqiircamp.' VV-- * V -' '-7YYY-  ~Y- * VMrsr Brash "and daughter; Dorcas,  I."ly. V -left, on.Thursdayyfqiy Vancouver;,to.  7.Y* sp'chd'?the'holidays>'"'r;^VJVr  Ik'S;?:.A ^Mr;-,;RV-.T." Car'ef66t;-\'of-s Summer,-^  R, '->  If you have missed an episode ol  "The Master Key," you should be at  the.Enderby Opera Housf next Fu-  day or Saturday evening. One of  lhe'best of lhc scries \\ ill be thrown  on the screen on the-e niuhts, together, wilh olher inrcresiing and  humorous sketches.  Parish of Enderby; 31st Dcc.-lsl  Jan. 1915-16: Midnight service  (Watchnight) ' 11.30 p.m. Second  Sunday after Christmas: Holy Conij  inunion 8 a.m.; Mattins and Holv  Communion 11 a.m.; Evensong, 7.30  p.m. Services of Penitence and Intercession and Thankfulness.  In thc Toronto College of Pharmacy junior examinations, recently  -held, Reg.- H. Crane, -who left -Enderby a few months ago to take the  course, headed the class of 86 students in botany, and stood 17th in  the honor roll. Nothing short-of  the gold medal will satisfy Regain  the finals.  Enderby d-incers are preparing to  thoroughly enjoy themselves at the  New "Year's Eve ball, to bc given in  K/of,P.  Hall  by ".the local  lodge  Knights of-Pythias.''The annual ball  given by the members of this lodge  ever proves'oncof the most enjoy-;  able e,vents_ of ,th.e season,' and this  year's dancc^prdniiseslo exccl,anyt  that have 'yet'been-given.*? Sr =* "^v*.  -������������������������������������������������������-'   ,H-r.-;.- V , ,**    ',s -_>-.-- ._-v>-,  t/rhe- children"   of. 'the- Methodist  ���������������������������Church-- were< given j.a    delightful.'  ^.-UNGRATEFULLY received:  The ladies of the'Enderby.Tobac-*  lhave:taken^a*' lot of" trouble.   I be-  'ginTto'feel-gonceited.:   <���������������������������  r ���������������������������*   -  ^"WiXl iyou<convey "ray thanks  to  .NEW CHIEF OF STAFF  LondonfDec. 27.���������������������������The announc^.  'MS ChlaL^H.Twkihs.ywho'.is s'ta-.  tione'/in.the-vicinity.of Sicamous,"  was hjme on Christinas leave.  Mr..".. Bain, of C.'-P. R, tie depart-,  ment, pent Monday in town con-  tractin; for ties for next spring.  Thc i*"ress regrets to learn of thc  scrious'illiiess, al the Cottage Hos-  .pital of Mrs. Wm. Owen' of Mara."  Miss Loggin, of the Brownie Tea  Rooms, is enjoying a visit from her'  sister, Mrs. Loggin, and children,  of E.'jniontbn.  Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Staten came  hojn'e from Chase Wednesday and  3^11 spend, the New Year with Mr.  and Mrs. Airth.  Mr. and Mrs. IT. M. McKee returned to their home from a visit of  a few months in Alberta, ,on Wednesday morning. ��������������������������� ,   Miss Daisv.Sewcll, after.spending.  Christmas week in Enderby, returned to her school in the Similkameen Tuesday.  ���������������������������-The popularity of Ihe King Ed-  \vard Xmas dinners was fully den-  onstra'led last Saturday evening  when every seat at the tables was  occupied twice round.  Manv Enderbyites enjoyed the  drive to Grindrod last evening to  participate in thc church concert  given there in the school building,  and all report thc concert-to have  been a great success.  The name of Mr. George Bell has  been mentioned by lhc Librals of  Victoria as a candidate lo contest in  the bvc-eleclions against the newly-,  appointed Minister of Finance and  Agriculture, A.C Flunicrfelt.  Mr. A. J. Lazenby, for several  years a resident of Enderby, died  in Vancouver on Christmas Day,  after an illness of several weeks,  from pleuro '-pneumonia. When  living here Mr. Lazcnby was engaged as miller for the Columbia  Flouring Mills. ,  A report was current last evening  to the effect that Kaiser William  was dead. ' Telegraphic reports  from Europe for the past week or  more have told of the illness of the  Kaiser, and this fact lent colot- to  the report if his death. So far as  can be learned from reliable  sources, however, there is no truth  is the report.  The ladies of the W. A..of St.  George's Church gathered at the  rector's home last Thursday afternoon for the purpose of bidding a  faithful worker, Mrs. Hallett, farewell on the eve of her departure  for Boundary Falls where she  joined Mr. Hallett. She was presented with a hand-illumined address and a beautiful hammered-  eopper tray as a tokeirof their esteem and good wishes,  the, children of- the, Presbyterian  Stinday < schooP will be treated''to a  straw ride, followed- by refreshments and games in the basement  of the church.  A meeting" is to be called by the  people residing along the river bc-  tween'Enderby and Mara, at Grindrod to take action against what it  is claimed is a peril to the health of  the entire district. The date of the  me'eting has not been set, but we are  informed thai it will be early in  January. The complaint is that the  drainage system of Enderby is putting into thc river sewage which is  making the river water unfit to be  used for domestic purposes.  Mr. J.- E. Crane proposes to give  five per cent of the proceeds of the  rafllejie is holding for the Edison  cl i ~sc~p hoh ogrft p lf~a nil-1 he~c a bi n e I  gramophone, to the Canadian Patriotic Fund. The two instrument's  are valued .at $150. They arc the  best manufactured of the types  named, and the demand for ticket^  has been large. Mr. Crane hopes to  have all sold in a short time, and  he urges anyone desiring to get a  ticket lo not delay until too late.  When the City Council of Vancouver was asked to pass a law prohibiting the public from making any  purchases in Vancouver on a certain afternoon of lhe week, thc merchants who were backing the  scheme were informed by thc City  Council that they (tbe Council) did  not consider it their business to regulate thc business hours for the  merchants. The merchants of Vancouver should have made the request of Ihe Cily Council of Enderby, as it is the only municipal body  iii the Province that, knows how to  do such a thing.   ENDERBY TOBACCO FUND  A meeting will be held at thc  home of Mrs. E. Gray Monday afternoon, Jan.,3rd, al 2:30, for thc purpose of electing ollicers for the Enderby Tobacco Fund for 191(5. Il is  the general feeling that this Fund i.s  doing a good work and thai lhc  good work should go on. but it is  felt that individual packages sent  direct from Enderby to the boys in  the trenches.AVOiild be far more acceptable, and at thc same time  would not mean thc draining of lhc  town of its ready cash, as thc purchases could be made at home.  He who doeth his work and cut-  teth out the gabfest need have no  fear o'f the gubberjack or the gab-  berjaclicss.  quite allright.    Some of the^ boys'  suggested "trunk."   I cah'tybeginjo  tell you how nuichU ���������������������������appreciate"-.  getting such a Christmas gift*-from<  Enderby, and I would like^toVknow  how >ou knew'justlwhatvtoT?send,  right   down   to   thc.*������������������.candles"'*,-;,W.e  sure had some feed this*evc"ning.-To  tell the truth, I fcel^just a������������������Uttl������������������bHF  uncomfortable,    butCF- really-y,could  "I have'rthe-cards^fromAtliel-kihd  This ls^asbig'flatSfcbuiifry:.good-  farming land ;������������������alU^mall_farmsA|:We:  boys:  the; Sccond.tDiyisro^are]|fine������������������^and  whenVthe^dvah'c^cSnfeifetheyAwill  make������������������just#as������������������goodfaynameSas^the  FirsV'did5#^klio!^  ;going;some,fbut������������������itn.y%will^d(git.rs^  locakbandlwerelin- attendance* aiul  enlivcned^thc evening>wjth&spintcd-  nni sicx^l he _ ice,|.)vas' in *:good^coriv  "flition ahd'lheiatteiidaiic'e?alhidst-ex-!'  'cecded ^the' caVacity^d^tlieFrink. ^Il'  jwas^.thevmost'*successful~ opening  jijghtf''tliatr:-any;iEnderl)yJ rinlc- has'  ever/enjoyed," and':Miv Mann is descrying -oijCall-lhcymce* things said  of him for;having provided so well  for the'icomfort, .convenience and  jehjoyfnent of his. patrons'. - He has  attended'carefully, to details essenr"  tial- to 'dhe ,;full"? enjoyment - of  ihe  greaf-w i n ter%spo rt,', ha ving ,'pr.o vi d c d  commodious -warm waiting grooms,,  refreshment" .booth ".wher^'tea'-'and"  'coll'ec with"* sandwiches;areyserved,,  and "outTOf^doorsopen^and: covered,  settling" capacity, for-'speclators': The]  number ;ofy^scason^tickcls"' sold? en-  sures^as'prolitablcVseason'^fory'th'e"  promoter .^*?Mrf?Mann^h"as"iTad6pte(l  vannngenipus* contnyanc,c^ f or?J .clear-,  ing .thcticc;4of^,^6w>f.ir4s^  e*_ /^^.������������������?__���������������������������V\/^,������������������T__1 iixiri ��������������������������� r������������������   ?r_ _*.i A _trsr\\ A _���������������������������-������������������r___>r\'1>'  you -alkagaih/and again, wishing  you all every success,, best luck and  good health. Once more thanking  you, "-.-���������������������������,.'  "From a grateful receiver,   .  A. J.  Castle.  Con. Oland Gets His  Constable Bailey' received the  following from Ex-Constable Oland  written from Belgium:      f  "Jusl a line to let you .know  even thing is O.K., and I am slill  going strong. I got the parcel from  the Tobacco Fund and was awfully  pleased to ������������������el il and to know they  have nol forgotten the constable.  1 will U'y and wrile to such as had  thc cards,/but you can thank them  all for me in the meantime  the olher day. , ,He is,looking fine,  and, outside of'a mutual" dislike of  the mud,-is going on allright. The  trenches at present are not nice, as  it rains twenty hour's out of twenty-  four. Thc conditions in this respect arc nol improving. Quite a  few'of the boys have gone sick with  bad throats and colds���������������������������the first  time since coming out that we have  had any sickness to speak of. But  wc get a little fun out of it all, and  on the whole we might .be worse  off. I have seen most all lhe Enderby boys and a lot from Vernon and  Kelowna.  "Things arc very quiet on this  front at present and I guess will remain so for the winter,"as Irenches  have for thc mosl pari all fallen in  and neither side feels very hostile.  II keeps them busy warming their  feet. We have just had a hoof inspection. Mosl of the feel arc  standing it pretty good, but there  have been a few cases of trench  feet in the regiment so they inspect  our feel and boots every once in a  while.  "Remember me to all thc boys,  and with best wishes of thc season.  "Sincerely, ' v    Con.  "   'Another Man Made Happy '  Here" is another letter from the  recipient of one of the Tobacco  Fund Xmas packages:  Dcti* Mrs. Poison: I received,  last night a peach or a parcel from  the Enderbv Tobacco Fund, and I  am surely "tickled lo death. ' The  unanimous opinion of all the boys  is that il is thc best parcel that has  ever been received. Everything in  it is of'great immediate use, which  i.s thc main thing, as a man hales to  carrv things around for a week or  ..automobile"1  i tha tlrequ ired^... __ _. v���������������������������aaBas.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������, - .���������������������������  banded:S:4f':iS^-7S:^S<'\'Si'S'7:S'S77  \-Tuesday evenihg-tliercAvasan' in-"  terestirig Kockey.-game at the.rink-  between, the/junior teams of Arm-'  strong and,-Endcrby.   The.gailic was  witnessed'by'a large crowd, and it  was. hotly-contested . playing   from  start" to finish;"tlie-'scorei'standing 1;  to 0 in Enderby's favor at the'closc.-'  G6vernfcient'������������������hief^^^^  EarJ^Kitchcner under the^hew order   , ,~ ...  jbfi'th"iri*gs?T Jr.*J_." Garvin, in a cable ' 7 7' "7  fromyLondon' to, the .Vancouver Pro- ^ ,-4-';;������������������:,*;  visce-says: ?, "There*",is, of ^course,, .'" " "? rf  much* specula lion upon thc future^ ~y .V.-yt  (Of,Lprd Kitchener. VThc grcafwork '. ^ .\ 's%  'nex-anie out ol Egypt io do is prac- '���������������������������'., ** -7"^ \  tically, accomplished'. He has done  more under.lhe voluntary system as  a-makcr of "armies than any human  being in lhis or in any other conn-;  try, imagined to be possible. ��������������������������� No  one but himself could have'doneit. ;  HiVnain'e'is a legion as beforeywith-/  a~-mass of thc army and;peqple. But'"  the completion!of r"lhckrccruilihg;is������������������ ->;;������������������;^<\^S  iii\'the'hands^of'LordU)erby;Lloyd--V^^  JONES���������������������������DELK NUPTIALS  A quiet but prcltv wedding took  place on Sunday, Dec. 20lh, at 3  o'clock, at the Lulhcrii Church-, Vernon,' when >Miss Caroline Delk, only  daughter.of Mr. and Mrs. P. Delk, of  that city, was uniled in marriage to  Mr. Robert Jones, of Enderby. The  bride was attended by Miss Laura  Hcdriian and Miss Elizabeth Smith,  while the groom was supported by  -Kcn.-Glcn=camc-over-=toi^see-ni^  Mm. Sigalct. Thc bride looked very  charming in a dress of white  Duchess satin, trimmed with lace  and seed pearls. She carried - a  bouquet of carnations.*' 'After' thc  ceremony the wedding parly proceeded to the bride's home where  ihe wedding supper was spread.  The many gifts whicp .the. young  couple received show in what high;  esteem Ihcy arc held by all who*,  know them.  and congcniabrole]of,military vice-']  roy, wielding a sway.(from"Egypt to  India such as no man has������������������ever held  before him/'        -.*-.<"������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������   ���������������������������'  Now al Bramsholl,' Eng\- ..,  Once a newspaperman, always a\  newspaperman. When once the'  smell of prinler's ink gels hold of ?.  man, he'd slop at nothing to keep  in harness. Private Page, who.  cdiled the Weekly Chronicle, the  military camp journal while thc  Ii oops were camped al Vernon, was  a Vancouver ncwspapernmii*before  he joined Ihe forces. The Weekly  Chronicle filled a very imnorl'uil  function while Ihe 'I7lh was in the  Okanagan. Xo\v the '17th i.s settled  presumably for thc'winler, at Rrani,  sholl, Eng., and the Wecklv Chronicle looms no sercnelv as ������������������ne olll^  cial organ of lhc 'I7lh;1 *l!he,_>'-oss  i.s in receipt of thc first >;n,;o/',o|)ics  published from Iheir now .billels;  and they are as inleresl ins' as those  published al 'Vernon Hire, or four  months ago. When lhe I7th takes  ils place in the firing line we shall  e\pccl Private Page to dig a hole al  one of the listening posts and therein slick a sack of type and .*��������������������������� p'rinl-  ing press and from lhis advanced,  position to publish the .news..but  never to tell whal is transpiring.'  j  As Ihe New Year opens it is well  to  remember lhal good habits are  carrv mums arouuu mji  a wucrv m ���������������������������     . .     .   . ,  .  two wailing to use them.   The sox mentors and servants lhat regulate  ire  the  best  ever,  and  you  must your sleep, your work, yoiir thot.  All the war news if the past .week  has been of the speculative nature.  "Nothing doing" is the summing up  of the ollicial reports. It is'reported  that the enemy has made several  attacks on the Western front at  'various points, the object of which,  according to military critics; is to  ���������������������������find a weak spot in the Allies' line  preparatory for a general offensive.  At Salonica lhc Allies are reported , lo have massed 400,000  troops.' Here Ihcy are said to have  prepared _formidablc_l_ies _of jle-^  fense, where they expect lo hold  against- the Gernian-Austrian-Rul-  garian forces. Another report says  a strong Anglo-French-Italian Heel  is stationed al Salonica lo assist thc  Allied field forces. Slill another report says the enemy is entrenching  near thc Greek border ostensibly  with tbe intention of playing a  wailing game and with no intention  of attempting to drive thc Allied  forces out of Salonica.    On Ihe Eastern front it is reported  I lie Russians have defeated the enemy on the Riga fronl. Several defeats of this nature have been reported in recent weeks, on Ibis  front, and il is dillicull to understand if all these defeat^ mean lhal  lhe Germans have tried new oll'en  sives and failed.  Jusl now lhc chief interest seems  lo centre more upon the diplomatic  and political questions than upon  military movements'. In thc House  of Commons the greal question to  be settled i.s that of conscription.  Lloyd George is reported to have  threatened to resign if Premier  Asquith fails to keep his word wilh  the married men who enlisted under Lord Derby's recruiting plan.  To do this means conscription-for  thc "slackers," and the leaders of  11  c  lie   Irish   party   threaten   to. (igbl  onscription to the bitter end.   The  London papers declare that the situation i.s serious, and no way out  of it appears clear at this time. ���������������������������  Santa Claus babies came to the homes  of Mr. and Mrs. J. Dale, a daughter,  and Mr. ancl Mrs. Davis, a son.  We have a good assortment of  vegetables for table use, at low  prices.   Teece & Son.  Some small sides of pork al Geo.  R. Sharpc's. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Thursday, December 30,1915  not been to the interest of the community. We  must each do our part to bring about a change.  If we want 1916 to be a'prosperous year, we must  awake to the fact that it is tip to us to make it  so. Not by fictitious effort, but by earnestness  and loyalty to the buying public and the selling  enterprises of the town and district. Is it loyalty  to the district, for the' businessmen of our community to pull down their signs in thc local paper  and allow outside businessmen lo get in and take  away: thc home town trade?  A writer oi" verse hils oil our feelings nicely as  wc lie between llie soft warm blankets these cold  and frosty mornings when lie says: "When 1  awaken in the morn, I'm sad, I must confess,  to think that ere I can go oul, 1 must gel up and  dress."  BIG CHANGES IN WAR OFFICE  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published every  Thursday at    Enderby,   B. C.  Walker   Press.  at  $2  per   year,   by   the  Advertising  Rates:.Transient,  50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subse-  *���������������������������' cjuent insertion.    Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1915  WHAT OF THE NEW YEAR?  The Press wishes every reader of these lines a  prosperous 1916*. . At the'same, lime wc realize  that for this community fo come into that full  'measure of prosperity which shouldbc ours there  must bc a change in some measure that will bring  about more harmony and a fuller co-operation.  A lown is no lown without a newspaper���������������������������a live  newspaper such as The Press consistently tries to  be���������������������������lhat is constantly watching over thc interests  of lhc municipality���������������������������a watch-dog that is ever on  lhc alcrl to belter conditions and to warn its  readers in lhc lime of  baps more fully than some others thc danger of  the mail order evil, and we have watched with  dec]) concern thc steady decline of local business.  Much of this decline musl bc lhc result of lhc war  policy of our local merchants, who, with thc coming of the war, sixteen months ago, ceased all  form of advertising in lhc home paper, and thus  offered no inducement lo the buying public of the  district to patronize lhc home locality. Merchants  of neighboring towns have found it profitable to  advertise in Thc Press, and business that should,  and no doubt would, have remained in Enderby  was drawn away. A year or more ago The Press  published a scries of articles on "Sinning Against  Your Home.Town.". The object of.those.articles  The Sou lir African war saw many brilliant military reputations shattered. And the South African war was make-believe warfare compared  with thc great world war of loday. Six months  ago, lhc mere thought of Earl Kitchener being  ousted from the war ollice, Sir John French being  removed from command of the British forces in  France, or Sir Jan Hamilton being called home  from thc Dardanelles, would have caused consternation. Today all these things have taken  place, and, so far as one can sec, there is nol a  ripple on thc surface of thc deep British spirit���������������������������  nol a tiltlc of loosening do wc sec in lhc bull-dog  hold upon thc neck of the enemy. - We have had  a year of reverses. "Brilliant retreats" and  "masterful evacuations" have been thc order of  thc news from our war news bureau; wc have  witnessed lightning-like changes on the East and  Near East fronts; wc have seen as rapid changes*  in the management of the Avar; ancl lhc Government itself has been shaken from stem to stern.  Oul of it all there has come no fear, bul, on the  contrary, a deeper determination lo bold on in the  hope lhat these changes will bring more favorable  results. Judged by military and strategical considerations thc year 1915 has been disastrous for  the Allies, but faith in the higher strategy impels  the conviction in every British heart that out of it  all must conic final victory. It is this spirit that  has in the past led thc British on to victory. It is  impossible to believe otherwise in this war,  though no sane man will blind his eyes to what is.  transpiring and declare that all is well. Britain  is making some remarkable changes in the War  Ollice, changes which point, lo a* new policy for  lhc year 1916. With what success these changes  will bc carried out remains to be seen. Wc can  only hope that wc shall hear less of brilliant retreats and masterful evacuations ; andmore of  successful offensive and decisive victories: Retreats and evacuations, however brilliant, do not  spell victory. - '.  "Love is heaven, hate is hell." savs the Van-  Wc realize per- couvcr Province short editorial man." But it will  take more than these six little words lo convince  one,' after reading in  the same paper pages of  dope on how wc do and should hate our enemies,  WHAT THE BRITISH FLEET IS DOING  was to show how the home town was injured by  ils people buying away from home. We had no  axe Lo grind in publishing those articles. Wc  simply pointed lo an evil. Wc have no axe lo  grind loday in pointing lo another evil and a  greater one that our merchants are indulging in.  It is the paper's business lo show up anything  lhal i.s nol good for our town, and in order to do  lhis we musl gel lo the bed rock of thc evil. We  are not saying thai il rests entirely with our merchanls. but lhe general belief is lhal il does, and  lhe merchants are doing nothing lo disabuse the  public mind. In an article in The Press last week  we pointed lo some fads���������������������������hateful ones, but facts,  nevertheless, which are generally admitted.  As every reader knows, every publication, especially a paper such as this one i.s, depends to a  greal extent on its advertising to pay ils necessary  running hills.-   Without advertising a newspaper  musl curtail its pages, reduce its size.   In pointing  lo  the policy of no advertising adopted by the  majority of our merchants, we do so not because  we, musl have lhe business, bul we do so because  we clearly see where lhe policy is leading, and  whal the outcome will be.    We want to see our  local merchants succeed.   The more they succeed  lhe more business houses will open up here and  consequently attract more people to come and  sellle down wilh us.   And lhc more people and  businessmen lhal. come here, the more business  they will attract lo the lown, the more the news  and the larger the paper.   And the more news and  the larger the paper, the more business and the  more people il will attract to Knllcrby.  You see how il works���������������������������wheels within wheels���������������������������  In thc Review of Reviews for December, A. C.  La ut writes -an excellent article on "What-Sea  Power Means to England in this War." In this  article the writer d als with every phase of the  gigantic problems which the British admiralty  has had to face, and shows how splendidly the  Silent Fleet has carried out the tremendous task  set for it. "Just what thc fleet means to England  _i s_bes La pp recia tcd=w.h cn-yo u-rcm cm bGivtha t4he-r  German naval base is less lhan 375 miles from  London," says he, "or 500 miles from lhe Firth of  Forth, which is the base for thc English North  Sea Fled. \ ' * " The fleets of thc two  greatest naval powers are only sixteen hours  apart. * * * Thc Fleet has guarded the transport of 2,f)00,000 men. It has brought home more  than half a million invalids. It has protected the  carrying of 3,000.000 Ions of food and supplies for  Greal Britain. It has made safe the conveying of  800,000 horses. It has elisured the Allies supplies  and munitions to the value of a billion and a half  dollars. II has patrolled and policed thc sea lanes  of the world for a year and a half; so, though thc  hiosl colossal war thai ever shook lhe world is in  progress, the remotest sea lane outside the mined  areas is .safe as in times of peace."  This writer slates that "there is one submarine  now acting for lhc Allies in the Baltic of 5,400  tons displacement, dOO feel long, with a cruising  radius of 18,500 miles, wilh motor power for a  cruise under water of 275 miles, space for a crew  of 120 mon and torpedoes lo the number of 60.  You will know now why Germany cannot use her  bollled-up  Heel  lo  land  Iroops on the Russian  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:  No. 4 Novelty Siding,  No. 2 2x4 and 2x6,  No. 2 Mixed Lath,   '-  Short Cordwood,  Dry Blocks,    -  Ol-  $10.00 per M  $13.00 per M  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  $1.50 per load  SA VE MONEY-Buy your winter's fuel NO W.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. E���������������������������������������������ierby  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, h&3mFUY Enderby  ButterWrapper  The   Dominion , law   against the" selling of V  butter  without, the  words  "Dairy iButtei*"^ orv'VV  "Creamery Butter"-^as thc case may be���������������������������printed: SYs 7  on thc butter .wrap, js 'a; blessing in disguise to the V ,.  average farmer.     In the first place, if his Butter^ ^V.  wrappers are neatly, printed with ins name aridif'C-'  the brand of the butter on the label, the stored*; W  keepers can readily sell the butter at 5c a poundlj/i  more than he can get, for butter wrapped in 'paper':-fi  that is not printed, anil the butter-maker gets ther?  advantage in 5c a pound more for his butter from;  the merchant. --���������������������������    . yf -  It is the duty of every butter maker to com-*(  ply with the law in this matter.    Some buttery  makers have only a cow or two, and make so little' )  butter that it does not appear to them that they,-,  can afford to have their butter wraps printed.  They do not like the idea of having 500 or 1000   ,  butter wraps on hand..    To accommodate this  class of butter makers, The Press has printed iip  a quantity of "Custom" Butter Wraps.   Theyare  printed with the words "Fresh Dairy Butter" but  do not bear the name of the maker.   However,  these wrappers fill the requirements of the law  governing this point, and can be bought in small  quantities at the rate of 50c a hundred in 100 or  ���������������������������-SO-lotsr-^I-pyou^dotBDt^re^  larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  V  In lots of 500,  In lots of 1000,  $2.75  3.75  \  The Walker Press  shores of the Baltic."  This writer concludes with these words: "The  one Ihing Ilia I stands out in the fearful war is that  while lhe land fighting may be a draw in which  each side bleeds slowly to death, sea power remains what il has always been���������������������������thc  factor."  deciding  Have a Tailored Si;  Customer's Own Material Made  Up.        Prices from $15.00 ap.  Cleaning, Pressing & Repairing.  A. E. WEST  Ladies' and Gents' Tailor.  E. J. Mack  ���������������������������I  The world delights, and ever has, in martial  ktocs, in men on horseback, in swords and  irmor  and  deadly  weapons.    So  why  talk  of  lhat if they go all in the same direction, will cause  friction like a dynamo and eventually, like a mag-j abolishing militarism?  net, attract more ������������������nd more people lo our com- '      .   munily.   The wheels are not working right���������������������������have      Help yourself bv helping your home lown, and  been greased by the war spirit���������������������������and lhe result Ims-Uill the gods of lhe"uiiivcrse will be on vour side.  0. K. Baiter  Baths in connection  FI. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor  Next the Fulton Block, Enderby  i  < i  < >  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables; \  ENDERBY,- B. C.  Good Rigs;  Careful Drivers;. Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commo- '���������������������������  dious Stabling for teams.  Auto7 for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers and Tourists in-1  vited to give us a trial.  Renew for The   Press, \$2 per year V  Thursday, December 30������������������ 1915  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  -  3 Ifto tJttfs (flM  By M  Al ce Peacock  A happy New Year to you, friends,  May it bring you good fortune I pray;  If wishes of mine could ensure them,  New blessings should greet you each day.  I could wish for you riches and honour,  And the granting of every desire;  That, journeying along on life's highway,  You never might falter or lire;  That never a friend might fail you,  And never a joy be withheld;  That prosperity's sun might shine o'er you,  And every dark cloud be dispelled.  But such things are not always the best;  Prosperity oft is.a snare,  And hearts are drawn nearer to God        ,  When burdened with anguish and care.   ..  That He in His infinite wisdom, #  May send you each day what is best,   -  That His peace may be ever about you,  I pray, and to Him leave the rest.    '  I  Small Attendance at Public Meeting  of Enderby Canadian Patriotic Fund  There' is  now being distributed  to Enderby dependents of soldiers  at-the.front monthly sums from the  Canadian Patriotic Fund amounting  in the* aggregate to between $1,600  and $1,700 per year, while Enderby's contribution to the Fund has  amounted to only $50.      In 1916,  however,  Enderby  is expected  to  ' raise the sum, of $800 for the Fund,  and'to'ward this end,the,local working body was reorganized at a meet-  (ing held in the City Hall last Thurs-  v'/day evening.   It is not the intention  or the expectation of the local organization to get this amount subscribed and send it in one lump  sum to the. parent organization, but  the   purpose   is > to - get   as   many  monthly   subscribers   as   pos.ible  and.in this way forward to headquarters the amount expected from  [tbis locality during",the .year how  ~,^.  opening. The district \yill be prgan-  [^"il^yized under thVplan suggested by the  r;fM^^ Provincial 'secretary on his^visit���������������������������td  ..   ^T^KiEnaerby :a ..week or more - ago, and  |-*-_���������������������������,������������������������������������������������������'?&\rVas"house*-- to" house canvas's will ?be  ��������������������������� *--\^V#.made.*-'-r:c%* V        -���������������������������  *f %' LtK.r���������������������������i- -      - . -  U .:  i V _" lA^THere.were.presentat.the meeting  Y'7\S7.,"rtieJ'.jfo'liowing:,���������������������������' MrVP: HV:Murphy"i-  /' ���������������������������" ?���������������������������  piiesident;- ;Miss Gibbs; -Messrs"'; R.  '���������������������������-'"''-,_,; C.Attenborough, H. G. Davies, JlA.  '_/--. ,Db\v^:^"Gillman; L. J. Proctor,'  V ' G; l\os*oman,--A." C.-'Skaling, C. B.  /    -���������������������������  Winkfer^V '���������������������������'.-'���������������������������     ;-:.;-���������������������������  V������������������r=."vv  .    -       Thej> report of the secretary, Mr.  -vy ,. Rosoniian,VaIlt-' ^ *^e   treasurer,  Mr.  .   Gillnfiaii, indicated the- great amount  of wty'rk-.'these.gentlemen, with the  president, Mr. Murphy, have had to  do"7*the" past fifteen months, in the  niatler of, organizing and carrying  ofn the local relief work.   In his re-  sYjport the secretary said:  "We beg to report, that promptly  following on our appointment by  you, as recorded in the minutes  which you have just heard rcifd, we  took up the. work assigned to us.  Since that time., we.have. held .18  you this evening, will" give full information. ' ���������������������������>     ,  "All funds collected^ unless the  donors,specify-that they are to be  retained for home.-relief, are remitted to. headquarters, and a monthly  cheque is sent us by the Provincial  executive for "distribution among  the beneficiaries of this branch. Thc  funds from this source now being  distributed month by month come  to some $1,600 or $1,700 per annum.  \ "The Enderby branch at the present time has seven families, comprising about 21 persons, under its  care; and the list is likely to be increased at an early date by several  more families.  "We have much pleasure in assisting jn the good- work of this  great national organization, ancl  now beg to surrender into your  hands the offices with which, fifteen  months ago, you entrusted us."  The treasurer, Mr.,Gillman, submitted a.balanceyshefet showing the  following receipts and expenditures  for the past year:  : r 77.7' Y'- V  - t'T- .--* 7 S: .^ .Receipts. 7- - - .VvV W  Donations ;f rom .people* of. EnV77\ v 7  Vderby and District;:...,; .$247.95  Proceeds of'entertain-��������������������������� ,--/���������������������������"-"?.��������������������������� -,%-'���������������������������  " mentJ :*.. V. S. *.: .$130:70 *v>V.V'.  Less' expenses..'. S. ::l 79.27 --i51.43  Provincial branch; Victoria y865.00  >ii*."*"'".-.-jJ   ���������������������������'     *        "~-L"jy ,**.  $1,164.38  St1-**-' ; -SDisbursemenls'-  - i ������������������.-..- - -"-' -��������������������������� >       y-      -.-. ..  To, ; soldiers'- families.. :S.  Postage and telegrams..'.'.'.  Hire of. hall .../:...-:'.....  Stationery ..............-.  Sundries   ..........".-...  Remitted to Prov. branch  $ 865.00  ��������������������������� 8.97  ������������������������������������������������������ 3.00  ' '9.65  '-'    1.20  ,50.00  market to pay the instalments to  the bank as they came due. The  cows also assisted in keeping the  logged-off land free from undergrowth, and also in enriching the  land already under partial cultivation. Gradually the stumps were  blown out,, and the fields more fully  cultivated. All the while the cows  were adding lo the herd, and each  succeeding year found the settler  better able to meet his payments'  and with additions to his herd.  Under   these    conditions  whole  districts were developed, the cow  being thc leading factor in the progress, and back of the cow, the local  banks who took it upon themselves  to provide the cows for the district.  We note that thc new Manitoba  government has adopted a.similar  scheme in its effort to stimulate the  back-to-the-land   movement.      The  Hon. Mr. Winkler, minister of agriculture, proposes lo speiid $750,000  to buy milch cows for.needy families.   He proposes to form a commission   to   distribute  to' families  now on farms and families unable  to continue lhe battle for existence*"  in   the   cities,   six   cows  to  every  farmer in need.    Single men, and  those   not   needing   aid,   will   be  barred.    The individual-allotments  of cows will cost about $300.   It is  believed   these   cows   will   enable  many struggling farmers, especially  in   the  undeveloped  northern  districts, to continue their battle until  better times; and that this government    assistance    \yill    encourage  them and form a basis- on which  they may climb into more contented  circumstances, thus preventing possibly   hundreds   from   abandoning  their homesteads and returning to  the cities. ���������������������������    ',    ..  This looks like;a common sense  proposition.' "A cow is a pretty',  valuable  asset under any  circumT  stances, and with the revenue that  it will afford from milk"and'the increase, in :stpcky the.average, homesteader- should be able; to.lay. the  foundation -ofVa*. "substantial, herd  with; a/Half dozen cowsf^a^founda-.  tion that will bring independence in  a few.years.". Thus: speaks the Calgary ISfews:Telegram ,in ,. comment^  ing oii"the policy, of tne,"new'Mani-"  tpba'government,:.'and then-if:addsy-  "Thirty-six,head (of stock frbniysi.v  cows  are f possibilities rin ���������������������������' a--trifle'  over three/.years. V\ -"V"-  ��������������������������� ="V  75#00  DOO  f        WHAT THE        H  CAN DO WITfT  CONCRETE  BUB  B''Y!'  raft  ii  '' It contains  information that has  ���������������������������' saved them time and money  in making farm, improvementsV  It has taught them the economy of  building every thingof everlasting concrete.  There's  no other  building- material   as   durable, as  adaptable,as easy to use or as low in finalcost as concrete.  Practically everything "that oan be built of wood, stone or  steel can be made better with concrete and this book tells'  you how to do.it...It is fully'illustrated with photos and"  diagrams and contains 52 practical farm plans."        ' *  If you haven't a copy, send for one today.    Keep' it  handy.   Refer to it often.  It is free and will be mailed to you immediately upon '  receipt of coupon below.  CANADA CEMENT COMPANY LIMITED,  Herald.Building,      .-      MONTREAL.        * J_Wi������������������&  *������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������'��������������������������� * ' _ ' --     tftiZMg*������������������''  CUT OUT AND MAIL KH������������������|  1L.%H  CANADA CEMENT COMPANY LIMITED. Herald Bnildiar. MONTREAL.'  , 42S  ���������������������������,   -  ;  Name   7Street and No.  "City....?.   Gentlemen :���������������������������Please send me a tree copy or  "What the Farmer can 'do with Concrete."  .... Proviace...  I  I  I  Cash on hand, (to be remitted   . ^  to.ProvI branch, "Victoria   220.67  Cash   on 'hand    (given   for  , home i elief)          5.80  meetings, the total duration of same  being 21 1-2 hours, or an average of  one hour and twelve minutes per  meeting/ ,  "As far as possible we have kept  an eye on the matter of home relief  and have assisted one or two cases  which came to our notice. The  money applied to this purpose was  in one instance returned to us later  on by the recipient. Needless to say  the funds used in tliis way were  funds specially donated for home  relief purposes; all money ordinarily collected having been necessarily  devoted to the specific work for  which the Canadian. Patriotic Fund  was established, namely, the relief  of dependents of soldiers who have  gone to the front. One of our soldiers has been killed in action; thc  others, we are pleased to say, are,  as far as we know at the present  time, still uninjured and. in good  health.  During the past year we have not  considered the time opportune for  a general canvass of the public for  funds, as financial conditions,  locally, have been none too good.  We have considered that it was  sufficient to make it known through  the press that a branch of the Fund  existed here and was ready to accept donations. Mr. F. Nation, the  Provincial organizer, who, as you  are aware, visited Enderby recently,  is of " *-'���������������������������  K-  *i-.nu���������������������������  time  campaign for funds should be begun. The amount allotted by the  Provincial executive for tliis branch  to raise is $800. The question of  inaugurating and carrying out such  a campaign to a successful conclusion is one which will no doubt  be taken up by you at an early date.  "As to the success which we have  had in collecting, the treasurer's  report, which will be submitted to  $1,167.38  . Mr. C. B. "Wjnter was'appointed  auditor, and -the following officers  for 1916 were elected: President,  Mr. J. W. Gillman; treasurer, Mr.  R. R. Gibbs; secretary, Mr. A./C.  Skaling; relief committee, Mrs.-Gillman, Mrs. Henniker and Miss Fors-  ter; finance committee, * Mr. Atten-  6"6r6ughr=MrVI)aviei, MrVWinter";  Mr. Proctor and Mr. Dickson.  PRACTICAL AID TO SETTLERS  In some of the logged-off land  districts of the western states, the  localbankers of those districts saw  a chance for them to be of practical  assistance to the settlers and a way  to induce them to locate upon thc  logged-off land and develop it. Thc  way was easy, but it meant some  risk. However, the bankers took  the risk, and in a short time they  had thousands of acres of this, logged-off land in settlers' hands, and  the settlers themselves were on the  road to prosperity. The first thing  thedocal bankers did, after settling  the/mattcr of title, was to bring into the district carloads of breeding  cattle.* These were sold to the sellers on easy terms by the banks.  The experiment was successful. The  cows paid for themselves, and in  addition assisted the settlers in  clearing the land and bringing the  acres under.cultivation. The land  in most instances was cleared of  yare, visiiea nnueroy reccmiy, lhe smM slu(r and the roots grub-  the opinion, however, that the ,*S      ���������������������������      _.,-.,      . ��������������������������� 7 n  has come when a systematic bed out, wh.de the stumps of the  heavier timber were allowed to remain in the ground. These partly-  cleared patches were seeded to hay  and the crop was craddle-cut in the  stump area. All the while the settlers ha'd the few cows, and these  afforded a good living for the settler's -family, and at the same time  produced   butter   enough  for the  * _���������������������������     _ "  Cold Weather  Low Prices in Fresh  Meats  ,'-  The best quality all the time.  For quarters1 of beef or sides.of  pork, you can't beat the prices we  quote for thc quality we offer.  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Write for V������������������6* Aftubtrt ���������������������������ftipper."  , the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  Write tor U-TiOW-H'm FREE  A R SHUBERT I_i__^25-27 westaustinave.  J%. O. OriUp������������������.l\lf IHC. DeptCM CHICAGO.U.S.A.  >\11  'Si.-.'  GEO. R. SHARPE  WHOLESALE - RETAIL BUTCHER  LIGHTS FOR VEHICLES  The", Oyama Board of Trade ,has  passed a resolution which it. is referring to all olher boards of trade  in the valley for endorsation, asking  the Provincial Government to compel all vehicles to carry lights'one  hour after sunset, particularly in  .lh__hilly_.districts^wherc_the^roads.  are more dangerous and curves  frequent.  SECRET SOCIETIES  R. E.  WHEELER  W.M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge --No. 40  Regular meetings fir������������������t  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visitinf  brethren cordially invited  JNO. WARWICK  ���������������������������*';������������������������������������������������������   Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  K. E. HARKINS. C. C.  G. G. CAMPHELL. K.R.S.  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  Hall suitableforConcertB, Dances and all public  entertainments.   For rates, etc.. addresa,  F. FRAVEL. Enderby  Tlie formula for hate: Keep your  eye on each other's deficiencies.  CERTIFICATE OF TITLE  PROFESSIONAL  ^C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  ' (Money to Loan  Bell Blk.        Enderby, B.C.  M  ISS F. WALTER-HUGHES,  (Certificated Higher Div., B. A. M.)  Pupil for the past five'ycars of Roland Rogers, Esq., M.A., Mus.Doc,  Oxfor., and Miss Oberhoffcr, L.R.  A.M.  Lessons on Pianoforte and in voi^e  Production and Musical Thcoiy.  For terms apply to Box 583, Cily.  In the Mailer of the Land Registry  Act, re..Lot 20, Block 8, Map 21 la,  City of Enderby.British Columbia  i  WHEREAS proof of loss of Certificate of Title No. 1157A to lhe  above mentioned property, issued  in the names of Alexander Leslie  Fortune, Donald Mclntyrc and Robert Lambly, has been ".filed-in" this  oflice, Notice is Hereby Given that  I shall at the expiration, of one  month from the date of the first  publication hereof, issue a duplicate of the said Certificate of Title  unless in thc meantime valid objection be made to me in writing.  Dated at the Land Registry'Oflice,  Kamloops, B.C., this 13th day. of  December, A. D. 1915.  C.  H.  DUNBAR,  District Registrar.  C. P. R. TIMETABLE ���������������������������  Southbound  10.20 lv.  10.53  11.09  11.24  11.50  12.00  12.11'  12.38  13.00 ar.  Sicamous  Mara  ���������������������������Grindrod  ENDERBY  Armstrong  ,  Realm  Larkin  Yernon  Okanagan Ldg.  Northbound  ar. 18.30  17.41  17.24  17.08  16.38  16.28  16.15  15.48  lv. 15.30  H. W. BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM  G. P. A., Vancouver   Agt., Enderby  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the  Northwest_Territories and a portion^  of "tlie Province of British Columbia,'  may be leased for a term of twenty-  one ycars al an annual rental of $1  an acre. Not.more than 2560 acres  will be leased to one applicant..  Application for a lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent of sub-Agent of thc district in which rights^applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territory the land  musl bc described _by sections, .or.  legal sub-divisions of sections, and  in unsurveyed territory thc tract  applied for shall be slaked out by  the applicant himself.  Each application .must be accompanied by a fee of S5 which will bo  refunded if the rights applied for  arc not available, but not-otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on thc merchantable output of the mine at the  rale of five cents per ton.  ������������������������������������������������������The person operating the mine  shall furnish the Agent with sworn  returns accounting for the full  quantity of merchantable coal  mined and pay lhe royalty thereon.  If the coal mining .rights are not  operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will jnclude lhe coal  mining rights only, but the lessee  may be peniiitled to purchase whatever available surface rights as.may  bc considered necessary for the  working of the mine, at Ihe rate of  $10 an*acre * *;;".  For full information application  should be made to llie Secretary of  lhe Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.--Unaulhorizcd publication f  this advertisement will not be paid  for.���������������������������83575.  Many people are too polite to tell  thc truth. ��������������������������� 7/  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Thursday, December 30, 191;'  NO ALUM  PRINTED <  ; PLAINLY1***  HHEWHITEST.  Magic  BAKINO  HUGE WAR EXPENDITURE  CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND  Enderby Branch  The   Executive   Committee   acknowledge  with  thanks the  receipt  of the  undermentioned*'donation-:  R.  Ronald  Gibbs   ...:..;...$ 5.00  The above donation  was originally given to the machine gun fund,  but the Government having intimated   that   a   sufficient   number   of  these guns had been arranged for,  thc   donor   kindly   authorized   the  secretary, Mr. C. B. Winter, to hand  it oyer to the Patriotic Fund.  Previously acknowledged  . .������������������310.55  The    committee    are    receiving  from headquarters and distributing  lo soldiers' relatives in this district  month   by   month,   a   considerable  amount of money, and arc anxious  to  make  as  ample  returns  to  the  Fund as possible.    They therefore  appeal   to   the   public  to  keep  the  Canadian Patriotic Fund in mind,  and do what they can to help. Any  contribution,   however   small,   wiil  bc   thankfully   received   and   faithfully applied.  Giiaham  Rosoman,  Hon.-Sec.  It would not bc surprising if the  New Religion would make Sunday  recreation compulsory.  The war expenditure of the Dominion, from the outbreak of the  war until December 31, 1916, will  probably   amount   to   $400,000,000.  The purchases of Great Britain and  her allies of supplies and munitions  will probably by that date have exceeded $600,000,000.   Total of Canada's  war  expenditure   and   purchases by.the Allies oyer one thousand million dollars.   Up to the outbreak of war Canada had been ancl  is  still   a  borrowing  country,  depending upon outside money markets for the sale of'her Dominion,  provincial and municipal securities.  As   Canada   has   no   inlernalional  money   centre  like   New  York   or  London,   where   accumulations   of  capital are availabble for short-date  treasury loans or  for the sale ojT  Government securities, it is obvious  that Canada-will not be able to provide funds for the whole but only  for a part of her own war expenditure and by way of advances for the  expenditure in Canada by the Allies  for supplies and munitions.    Only  by production and saving is it possible to increase the supply of Canadian   capital   available   for   these  purposes.    The Dominion Government has urged and is still' urging  increased   production   and   thrift.  The    Canadian    people    have    responded  in this respect  as freely  and as fully as they have to the call  for  men;    Thc  production  of the  greatest wheat crop in history is an  evidence of it, and 75,000,000 bushels of that wheat have been taken  already for the Allies.  PUBLIC SCHOOL HONOR ROLL  Report of the Ashton Creek school  for the month of December: No.  days school was in session, 13; No.  pupils enrolled, 12; average daily  attendance, 10.07.  Preliminary  year,  Ruth  Baxter.  Senior third���������������������������Betty Baxter, Yaroslav Rabboch.  Junior third���������������������������.Toe Olich, Yaroslav Stainer, Clifford Boyd, VIosta  Stainer.  First Reader���������������������������Dorothea Baxter;  Yaroslav Stamberg, Arthur Boyd.  Second Primer���������������������������Joe Miska, Paul  Stainer.  ��������������������������� Perfect in attendance ��������������������������� Betty  Baxter, Dorothea Baxter, Joe Olich,  Joe Miska, VIosta Staincr, Paul  Staincr.  Perfect in punctuality ��������������������������� Betty  Baxter, Dorothea Baxter, Joe Olich,  Joe Miska.  Standing for term: 1st, Betty  Baxter, 85.5; 2nd, Joe Miska, 78.5;  3rd, VIosta Stainer and Paul Stainer  74.5 each.  Lily M. Tr.imuxE, Teacher  Reduction in Parcel Post to France  Music by, the band al the skating  rink tonight (Thursday).  WANT ADS  EGGS���������������������������Guaranteed strictly fresh;  50c doz.   Mrs. E. Gray:  LOST���������������������������A half-sovereign bangle;  between the public school and  the Cobb cottage; engraved, "F.  W..H." Finder please return to  Miss Hughes, Enderby.  LOW COST OF FLOTATION  A notable feature of the recent  war loan made by the Dominion  Government has been the unusually  low cost of its flotation. It was not  underwritten, and the advertisements of the issue were placed directly by the Government. Thc cost  of flotation of a Dominion loan,.including underwriting, runs from 2  to 2% per cent upon the amount of  issue. The expense of flotation of  the recent War- Loan if the usual  methods had been adopted would  have been over a million dollars for  the $50,000,000 issue and over two  millions for the $100,000,000. ' The  total expenses connected with the  flotation will be less than one half  of one per cent.  LOST���������������������������Logging chain, on the road  near Enderby.   G. Al. Andrews.  FOR RENT���������������������������Six-room brick cottage; close in; rent low. Apply,  Walker Press oflice.  PURE SEED CAMPAIGN  The Hon. T. Chase Casgrain,  Postmaster General of Canada, has  been successful, as* a result of negotiations entered into with thc Imperial postal authorities, in effecting an arrangement with the British  Government whereby parcels from  Canada for Canadian soldiers in  France and Flanders will.be carried at the same rate of postage as  applies to parcels from the United  Kingdom for the Expeditionary  Forces on the Continent, that is:  For parcels weighing up to three  pounds, 24  cents.  For parcels weighing over three  pounds and not more than seven  pounds, 32 cents.  For parcels weighing over seven  pounds and not more than eleven  pounds, 38 cents.  This means a material reduction  on the cost of parcels, and it is  hoped it will,be a source of satisfaction to thc Canadian public. This  reduction has. been brought about  by Canada foregoing all postal  charges for the conveyance of these  parcels in Canada and on thc Atlantic. The public are reminded,  however, in accordance, with the  circular issued by the Department  recently, that until further notice,  no parcel can bc sent, weighing  over seven pounds.  Our wish and our hope  for you and yours during 1916 Is that It will  be Brighter and /"lore  Prosperous than any  that have gone before.  Thanking you'for your  patronage and*support,  given In the year just  closing, and hoping to  merit a continuance of  the same in the future,  Very truly yours,  FULTOA H/_RDV_4RE  C01\PAt\Y, Ltd.  LOST���������������������������Yearling Jersey steer and  Holstein heifer. Geo. Andrews,  Enderby. (116-3  MATERNITY NURSING. Mrs.West,  Enderby. m4-tf  Year by. year the importance of  pure seed is being more and more  recognized.     Anything,   therefore,  of a helpful nature bearing on the  subject is welcome, but wiien  results are  forthcoming from wide-  spread   and   actively   pursued   experience then wc have something of  which  every   farmer,   every  grain  grower,   everybody   interested   in  agriculture or in any kind of soil  production, should possess a knowledge.   Of such character is thc re-  "lM^f-t^f^lliF"DoTiTiTiiW^S^I^Com^  niissioner for 1914, which has just  been issued, and which can be had  free by making application to the  Publications Branch, Department of  Agriculture, Ottawa.  Everything for Men  and Boys in Heavy  Suits, Sweaters and  Sweater Coats, Sox  & Overshoes, Wool  Caps and Mufflers,  Woolen Overshirts  & Underwear, Shoe  Packs, Gloves and  Mitts, Neckwear &  Headgear. Come in  and inspect the lines  we carry.  W. J. Woods  Importance of the Town Paper  T. H. Kay has taken over the  Cranbrook Herald and promises to  make a live newspaper out of .it. In  his salute to the people of Cranbrook he says: "We hope to enlarge  and improve the Herald and make it  more truly representative of the city  and district. Capitalists and others  living at a distance frequently form  their first opinion of a community  from thc character of its newspaper  and the newspaper is often more  important���������������������������to-a^- town^or��������������������������� city-than  the inhabitants realize."  British Dardanelles Losses  Great Britain's loss of'officers and  men at thc Dardanelles up to Dec.  11th was 112,921. This i.s the grand  total of officers and men, including  the naval lists of killed, wounded  and missing. Thc number killed  was 25,270. In addition to thc total  casualties the number of sick ad-  milted lo hospitals was 06,683. The  losses were distributed as follows:  Killed, officers, 1600; men, 23,670;  wounded, ollicers, 2,069; men, 72,-  222; missing, officers, 337; men,  12,1M.  GRINDROD  GROCERY  We can save you money in  your purchases for the home  and can give you the best  brands on the market. Let  us have a trial order and we  will prove it to you.  H. TOMKINSON, Grindrod  nicipal Elections' Act, and shall  state the names, residence, and1 occupation or description of each  person proposed, in such manner  as sufficiently to identify such candidate; and in the event of a poll  being necessary, such poll will be  opened on Thursday, thc 13th dav  of January, 1916, at the City Hall,  Enderby, of, which every person1 is.  hereby required to take notice and  govern   himself  accordingly.   *  The qualifications for a person  to be nominated and elected Mayor  are: That such person is a male  British subject of the full age of  twenty-one years: is not disqualified under any law, and has ybeen  for the six months next preceding  the day of nomination the registered owner, in the Land Registry  Ollice, of land or real property iri  the city of the-assessed value,1 on  the last Municipal Assessment.Roll,  of one thousand dollars, or more,  over and above any registered  judgment or charge, arid who is  otherwise diily qualified as a municipal voter.  The qualifications for a person  to be nominated and elected as an  Alderman are: That such person  is a male British, subject of the full  age of twenty-one,years: is not disqualified under any law, and has  been for the six months next preceding the day of nomination the  registered owner, in the Land  Registry Office, of land or real;  property in the city of assessed  value on the last Municipal Assess-  nieiit Roll, pf five hundred dollars,  or more, over and above any registered judgment or charge, and whoj  is otherwise duly qualified as a  municipal   voter.  . Gi.v.cn.iindcr.my.hand.at.the City  Hall, Enderby, B. C, this 30th day  of Deccmbei, J 915.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  Returning Officer.  full age of twenty-one years, actually residing within the School  District, and has been for the  six months next preceding the  day of nomination the registered owner, in the land registry oflice, of land or real propcrty  in,thc said school district, of the  assessed value on the last municipal assessment roll, of live hundred dollars or more, over and  above any registered judgment or  charge, and who is otherwise qualified to vote al an election of school  trustees in the said School District.  Given under 'my"hand: at the City.  Hall, Enderby, B.C., this 30th day of  December, 1915. *..*'';  GRAHAM  ROSOMAN, V?  Returning Officer.  ;   Some small side's "of pork aLCieo.  R._ Sharpe's.   .   ." * . V/-V  Losses on  Other Fronts  In Ihe House of Commons on Dec.  2'lth, Premier Asquith gave the total  British losses up to Dec. 9th as  528,227. In Flanders and France,  ollicers, killed, 4,829; wounded, 9,-  9.3; missing, 1,699; men, killed,  77,473; wounded, 241,359; missing,  52, 85. Other theatres: ollicers,  killed, 871; wounded, 694; missing,  100; men, killed, 10,548; wounded,  10,953; missing, 2,518.  'Rouirh on  Hals, Mice, etc.  Rats"   clears   oul,  Don't die in House.  1 ."*���������������������������<���������������������������-I'."><*���������������������������. Al drug and country stores  CITY OF ENDERBY  NOTICE  Public Notice is hereby given to  thc Electors of the City of Enderby  that I require the presence of thc  said Electors at the City Hall, Enderby, B. C, on Monday, the 10th  day of January. 1916, at 12 o'clock  noon, for thc purpose of electing  persons to represent them in the  Municipal Council as Mayor and  Aldermen.  The mode of Nomination of Candidates shall be as follows: The  Candidates shall bc nominated in  writing; the writing shall be subscribed by two voters of'the Municipality as proposer and seconder,  and shall be delivered to the Returning Officer at any time between  the date of this notice and 2 p.m.  of the day of nomination: the said  writing may be in the form numbered 5 in Ihe Schedule of the Mu-  SCHOOL DISTRICT OF ENDERBV  NOTICE '''  Public Notice is hereby given to  the Electors of the School District  of Enderby, lhat I require the presence of the said Electors at the City  Hall, Enderby, B. C, on Thursday,  the 10th day of January, 1916, at  12 o'clock, noon, for the purpose of  electing persons to represent them  as Trustees on the Board of School  Trustees of Enderby" in place of;  Samuel Teece and torn Robinson,:  whose terms have expired, and:  Charles Hawkins, who has resigned.  The mode of Nomination of Candidates shall be as follows: The  Candidates shall be nominated in  writing; the writing shall be subscribed by two voters of the school  district as proposer and seconder,;  and.shall be delivered to *thc Returning Officer at any time between  the date.of this notice and 2 p.'-m.  of the day of nomination: the said  writing may bc in the form numbered 5, in the Schedule of the  Municipal Elections' Act,'1908, and  shall state the names, residence,  and occupation or description of  each person proposed, in such mariner as sufficiently to identify such  candidate; and in the event of a  poll being necessary, such poll will  be opened on Thursday, lhe 13th  day of January, 1916, at the City  Hall, Enderby, of which every person i.s required to take notice and  govern himself accordingly.  The qualifications for a person  to be nominated and elected as a  School Trustee are: That such  person is a British subject of the.  WE ARE RAFFLING TWO H.(3*H  CLASS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS  A $360 EDISON DISC PHONO  GRAPH, AND A $150 GRAMOPHONE. The tickets are $1 for thc  Edison machine and _50c _ for_the  Gramophone. Wc arc giving five  per  cent  of  the   proceeds  to  thc  Canadian Patriotic Fund. More than  half of the tickets in each machine  have already been sold, and the balance are going fast. These instruments can bc seen and heard at our  store, and wc would advise all those  who contemplate buving to make  sure of getting their tickets at an  early date.  We wish aiso to. call attention to  the extraordinary values we arc offering in Chinaware and musical  instruments. In every line carried  by us you will find greater bargains  than ever were offered before in  Lnderby.  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.  ���������������������������������������������'���������������������������>"?������������������  I  I*  VI  i  Y

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