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Array ii:_..._.  h!J,,t   l-__n.li   tl  it  J  y-:s'.  i *--_  Enderby, B. C.March 9, 1916  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 9; No. 2;   Whole No, 418  Enderby Growers' Association  Makes Progress in the Past Year  The   annual   meeting of the  Enderby   Growers'   Association  was held in K, of P. Hall Saturday afternoon, there being sonic  twenty members   present.    In  opening the meeting, President  "Little-, spoke   encouragingly of  the past year's business, though,  he admitted that there did seem  to be a disposition on the part of  . thc Central Selling Agency to  give more attention to the fruit  end of the business than to the  produce end.   He was asked by  Mr. Thos. Skyrme if it was not  . the growing opinion of the men  yat the head of the organization  that" there .would have to be a  - produce nifih at; the head of thc  -salesdepartment .to handle pro-  7 tlucc arid a fruit mail to handle  7 -,fruit; In. replyVMr.;Little said  tliat \iiider -the management 6f-  ; Mr. Robertson," 'a-similar: com^  .plaint .had been heard,.and for;  ���������������������������. thislrcason.as much as any other  "when .Tit-came to;. appointing, "a-  hew "manager last year, Mr. Jackson was, chosen,because he-was  under this system the small producer would get thc best results.  Showing thc volume of business handled by thc Central the  past year, Mr. Little quoted the  figures of 1913-14-15. In 1913  the business handled amounted  lo $438,000; in 1914, $409,000,  and in 1915, $654,000. Thus il  will bc seen that Central had  paid -lo -the growers nearly  a quarter of a million dollars  more in 1915 than in 1914.  . Mr. Little spoke with pleasure  of the success .of the fruit growers in having had a protective  tariff of. 35c a box imposed on  apples, from the American side.  The influence of .this stimulus,  h<f said, vvould/be tremendous.  "If wc.get the returns of the past  year .we ������������������an prosper, but wc can  not liopc to increase the price to  the. consumer."/ ' ' -''-;���������������������������" V -'-'"  VThc "question of hay, shipments, seemed to be a "touchy^  :oiie:r���������������������������He had-to.a������������������ij.ii.'ii'ici_yr___v  amount handled-by Central did  not; compare, with' that handled  "Dear- Sir:" Attached please find  trading-account, prollt and loss account for year ended. Feb. 29, 1916,  also balance sheet as at Feb.29,1910.  The shipping, and;* operating  shows a Dalance'of $310.47  Fruit and veg. purchased.     .6.52  Box mat., nails, etc     73.60  Flour, feed, etc.*.   093.56  7. -'$1,084.15  After charging against same  thc various items covering  expenses ....... $1,09.10  There is a shortage carried  lo profit and loss acct. of-     .5.95  The balance to the- credit of  profit and loss at Feb. 28.  1915, was,'....*.     07.09  and there has. been written  off, incorporation expenses  in full, 10 percent depre-   -  ciation on warehouse and  - oflice  fixtures,- -also  a   re- "  .-serve of,$20 to ta*ke care of  aiiv doubtful accls. making  -a-total in all of/..:     60.00  which  with the  shortage  /on trading acct -of- ...... ^   5.95  makes- .a" total' "charge   to   -  profit andTossof     65.95  recognized - as distinctly a pro- by. ��������������������������� independent S, competitors.,  "ducc man.''. He thought thc'and perhaps the fellow outside  trouble was.not so much in the  salcsmanagcr as in the supply  and'demand. This year's returns have bceii more lhan satisfactory to the.fruit men, and  as unsatisfactory to the "produce  men.   Te unusual, condition of  l���������������������������  the market, hc thought, was responsible for this.  He said Manager Jackson has  signified his willingness to stay  with-the Central another season,  provided . it ��������������������������� is thc wish of tlie  members that he should do so.  . This will be decided at the an-  __nual_ meeting_ol'_th__ Central to  bc held at Vernon on the 15th.  Thc efforts of the Central Selling Agency the past season to  eliminate the commission men  in disposing of thc Okanagan  product liavc, hc said, been very  satisfactory. No doubt mistakes  have been made and will bc  made, but hc assured the members tliat thc men directing the  organization and shaping its  policy were conscientiously and  unsclQshlp working for the best  interests of each and all. He  said lhe "orchard pack" shipments the past season gave  promise of proving a great boon  to the apple men, particularly of  the -northern, end of the Valley.  But members took advantage of  the    conditions    under   which  - these shipments were to have  - been made and by their abuse of  the privilege had all but ruined  the market for .the "orchard  pack." It was never intended*  he  said,   that   the   apple   men  ��������������������������� should be allowed to ship pig  feed in these crates, and that is  what some of them did. As it  now stands, the Central Agency  has about concluded to withdraw the "orchard pack" next  season because of the abuse it  was put, to by some shippers.  This intention may be altered at  the annual meeting on the 15th.  The question of district pooling as against the general cooperative pool, will be decided  at the annual meeting. Hc was  strongly in favor of general cooperative pooling, as he believed  thc organization has been getting better prices than members  of .the association.... There was  also room for complaint at the  adjustment of claims/ But all  these questions the directors are  looking into, and *\vill do everything in their power to perfecta  policy which will bring a better  state of tilings for the growers  and producers,who stand by the  association loyally.  The great trouble in the handling of the hay this year, he said,  was in the inability of the salcs-  managcrs.to gct.cars in.which.to  make shipments. Hc could not  understand the policy of the  railway company in hauling  cars into the Valley full and then  hauling Ihem back to the coast  empty,' with hay waiting at thc  siding for cars. Hc quoted one  case where lhc local manager  had to refuse an order for fifteen  cars of hay because he could not  get tl)c cars to make the shipment At the same time an outside competitor had to turn  down an order for five cars for  lhe same-reason. Another failing, he said, was in growers not  knowing what they-would have  to offer for sale until the last  moment, and then expecting the  local manager to find a market  j list when the grower was. prepared to, bring it in.  Mr. Little discouraged the  idea of heavier vegetable planting this year. He declared the  price paid by the evaporators in  the Valley .simply saved the  vegetables from being dumped.  If these institutions are only going to pay from $6 to $9 per ton  it means only a poor existence  for the growers.  Copies of the financial.statement for the past year were  handed to the members present,  and the following report by Mr.  W. J. Dowall, secretary of the  Central Selling Agency, was  read to the meeting, showing thc  condition of affairs at the close  of lhc year, Feb. 29, 1916:  II. G. Davies, Esq., Secretary Enderby Growers' Association:  ; .Or. a-credit balance in this: -  V account at Feb.y29,~1916 6f-y':1.14  ���������������������������SBad* Debts.Reserve. . Thcrcservc'  for bad .debts-now/amounts toj^OO:  This should take.care'of any. doubt-,  ful accounts on- yoiu^frboks.' .'-  ���������������������������'��������������������������� **  "Vila vent orieST;.' f- Thnsc;, ha ve- - been  "checked^ and-are certified-to as: being correct by your manager.  ,.' '  -- "Audit: . 'The ..amount, of- $31.20  shown in trading account takes care  of: audit   to- Feb.   28,   1915.    The  charge for audit to .Feb. 29, .1916,  will amount to $12.00 only.    This  means a considerable saving and is  due. to - lhe   splendid    manner  in  which your manager. Mr. Dickson,  carried "out the oflice work for lhe  past year. "The books and records  are ail ih good shape.   '  Share Capital. There is a total of  44 shares subscribed for according  to the books. - Six of- this total  have not yet been oaid for. As  these.have not been paid. il_ is-impossible lo carry on the balance  sheet, hence thc reason for including share capital as   $880.00  less arrears    ."   120.00  News Note^of Enderby and District  Briefly Told for Busy Readers  Monday  Ernie McMahon left  on a trip to the coast.  Mrs. G."R. Lawes is visiting  her sister in Vernon this week.  Manager Stevens," of thc Okanagan Saw Mills, is on a trip lo  Pcnlicton.  Father Lc Jcunc will bc in Enderby from Saturday until Tuesday, 'Mar. 11-14. .  . Milt Stevens came in from thc  coast on Monday aiid is on a  business trip, to Penticton.  Born���������������������������At the Cottage Hospital, Saturday, March;4th, to  Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Dale^ a son.  Mr. J.'L. Ruttan was in Enderby this week from Vanderhoof  where he has important interests.  -"/Mrs." A. '-WilliamisUpL Edmonton, is/'*visiting her /spn/ztind  daughter;:Mr:: and : Mis.' X*7-E!  WHlian-^ViV-yf^'V^y..' -YY-1:,*'  ' _ -'NobodyVshqiild; kick/, about  Enderby'* afterVliaviiig-/ seen/ a  Prairie .-Lto\vn���������������������������;"_ writes - a:f di-mcr  Enderby"boy.'""   -^'V'/;''V   .,���������������������������...       ,.- ���������������������������     ��������������������������� .       ..-..,-  T7. " r   i? \ -Ai  ���������������������������      i^ t/ l       "'      The amount taken in at-thc  -   frank travel is. at-Kelowna iSVrr..,:.~ ;.i���������������������������i x*,-.n i������������������������������������������������������i cr  this   week   superintending   the M������������������?S 2!ftS11"/'v1*8,l,5^  loading * of several -carloads of; [ f fj ������������������������������������������������������$l*?>-?������������������* 'Thn ri.'  .. i ��������������������������� ������������������ r .1 ^,1 ������������������. . c - in charge wish, to thank.the lol-  timbers ior the Okanagan Saw.|J()win^   Mrs.   FaCliklicI.   Wss  M?������������������ Alice Smith   for s'GVCrnl !Slaplclon/Mrs. Hadow, Mrs. AV  Miss Alice bmill, loi scycialM    ,    6    ,    M      Forslcr   Mrs>,  yea s connected with thedin ingp     l6    fcs.^Brown, Mrs Prcs-  room of the King Edward Hocrf   t      M].; Rosoinah ^ Mowal>  severed her connection with the M ���������������������������   WiI|iumSf Mrs. Hcmiikcr  hotel this week. . ,M      L Mr     ]y Mj  '  Mr. Horace Neill lias bceiv appointed manager of the Enderby  Growers' Association, "vice Mr.    -  Dickson, who has resigned to go  into military training.       - , -.*>*>.  Mr.'and Mrs. Jas. Dean, of -  Estcvan, Sask., spent the past" -  -week on a visit lo the home of. v  Mrs. Dean's uncle, Mr: W.. J.--."-;  Fenton, leaving for tlicir Este-y ���������������������������  van home on Monday. Mr. Dean yV,  is a wealthy wheat farmer of: '-':"  Saskelchcwan, his crop the pastv*-  season running something over 7-  40,000 bushels. - ; y ;. *:  The  majority  of- local;. sub: -',' y  scrip lions to The Press expire in  the month of March.   This is thc-  fafcful month: 'Glance,at4hc,ex:j  piry date opposite youriiiamc'oniy,..,-...^,...,^,  the paper and. sec. how'yoii^tancl ^^f^l  ���������������������������-: t  .-H..1:  ' >������������������  ^-:and-thcn remember  arid tlie  Kim to  ahead  Miss Airth went lo Sicamous  $760.00  Although 44 shares are given as  subscribcd-=foiy=-il=:would���������������������������appear,  lhat the above parties have given a  verbal agreement only, and in some  cases I believe shares have not been  issued. Would it not be advisable  to have the usual share application  form signed, also, covering all future subscriptions. The amounts  can then bc deducted from future  crop returns if the cash i.s not available on allotment.  Considerable discussion fot  lowed lhc reading of the auditor's report, in thc course of  which information was asked as  to the lotal amount of produce  bandied for lhc members by lhc  local association. It was promised by the president; that this  information would be produced  and handed to The Press for  publication. (Owing to lhe absence of lhe former manager,  Mr. Dickson, it was impossible  to get thc figures to publish with  the report of the meeting.)  The old board oi directors  was re-elected: Messrs. Little,  Anderson, Davics, Emeny, Turner and Forster.  Saturday last to meet  ther, Robert, who  iEdgcll, Miss Forster, Miss Gibbs;  wis nns&'Mcssrs- Tl,rncr *��������������������������� Dona dson,  ii ,r. .,, r ] l .%, Collin, Jack Crane, who so kind-  throimh to the iront as a mem- ]y coniribulccK  I  Co-Opcralivc   Creamery  ber of the medical corps.  Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Smiley announce   the  marriage  of  their  eldest.daughter, Amv Gwcndo- ,   The farmers of Armstroiig-Endcr-  lvn Fi-mpn*   in Mr  <nninpl An[ by-Mara  district  have  finally con-  -\; ,     c}}   , '-   .  I}~-'-"K���������������������������i���������������������������cluded���������������������������to���������������������������make=-lhc=^\rmslrong=  plcby Gorle, al  Vernon, 13.  G., creamery   a   co-operative   proposi-  Salurday, Jan. 29th. tion.    Suflicient  shares  have been  Mrs   F   n    Ahhnlt   ������������������inrl  rhil- subscribed to make it a going prop-  Mis.  1 .  V.  AJinott  aiui cnil- osilioni {m(| it p,0miscs to have thc  dren returned Irom Armstrong- support of enough ofthc runners or  on Saturdav, where Ihcy alien-1 this large district, to make it a suc-  ded a family reunion in honor of jc������������������ss-   The Government will IciuUls  .,      |Pl, iv,      .:     ....... ^r support,   financial    and   otherwise.  the 46lh wedding anniversary oi .lm-,������������������ wij,   bring   .,��������������������������� expert buttcr-  hcr parents, Mr. and Mrs. Park-J maker  from   the East  to  run  thc  hurst.     ' .    I business.      Mr. J.  E^ Crane will return j  from lhe coast this week.  -He!    Chapter Six or this intensely in-  will have thirty head of Holsteini,  milch cows for sale on his rc-  Mrs. ��������������������������� Waggct, of Armstrong,  wishes to announce thai she will  have her Spring Millinery opening  at.the Big'Cash Store, on Saturday,  March 11th. You are cordially invited lo inspect the mosl select array of ���������������������������fashionable millinery for  misses and ladies ever shown in tlie  Valley, which includes pattern hats  from London, Paris and New York.  Permanent Milliner  .Mns. Wagokt. Permanent Millinery  Parlor and Show Room at Foreman & Armstrong's.   Choice cakes and cookies���������������������������Joe's  turn, len of which arc thoroughbreds and.20 graded from heavy  milkers.  "Tell the folks I'll be in Enderby next week, in the parlor of.  King Edward Motel; tell them to  secure appointments early as I  will be ralher busy," writes Dr.  McCullough, the dentist, of  Armstrong."  Mr. Herbert Teccc and bride,  nee Miss Smith, came in from  'the coast on Saturday. They  were married at the bride's  home, Vancouver, March 1st.  For lhc present they will reside  in the Dobson home.  Thc patriotic dance given by  the dancing class in K. of P. Hall  last Thursday evening, was an  unqualified success. More than  100 dancers were on lhe floor,  and lhe affair was most enjoyable. Thc members of the dancing class paid all expenses in  connection with thc "affair.'- A  collection was taken up for thcjil,11{'  Canadian -Patriotic Fund, ncl-!EGGS  ling something over $12. ' .30c  cresting picture play will bc shown  at the Opera House Friday and Saturday evenings. In this chapter.  11 agar the gypsy mother, leases  Stanlay Hall, intent on restoring to  Esther lu-r -birthright. Esther immediately becomes a social favorite.  Then, conies'Ihe greal Fairfax tournament. Arthur Stanley as John  Powell,* works as a farm hand,  learns of the approaching event,  lie borrows his employer's thoroughbred: horse, and, wearing a  black mask to hide his features, he  returns.to ride al the races. He wins  highest honors. Blair Stanley, in  bitter chagrin, betrays Arthur. "He  is Arthur.Stanley, wanted  for the  murder of old Dr. tee." i.s heard on  every side as Arthur Stanley struggles madly wilh his captors.  line of  congolcum  rugs  A new  of rich and subdued patterns  jusl received- at McPherson's  furniture store. Call and sec  Ihem. All sizes, and very reas-  onablcjn price.  Hear lhc lecture on Ireland in  the Opera House next Monday  evening, by Rev. D. J. Gordon, in  aid of the Prcsbvlerian Church  ���������������������������Guaranteed  doz,   Mrs. E.  strictly  Gray. '  fresh; THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  THURSDAY, MARCH 9,1916   *  They ivho live  by the hammer  shall die by  the hammer  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published every   Thursday at    Enderby,  B. C. at  52   per  year,   by   the  Walker   Press.  Advertising Rates:   Transient.  50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1916  CONSERVATIVES IN REVOLT  There can be but one explanation of the result  of lhc bv-eleclions al Vancouver and Victoria the  past week, when Mr. Tisdall and Mr. Flumcrfcll,  cabinet ministers in the Bowser. Government,  were overwhelmingly defeated, ll was no feeling  of animosity or lack, of confidence on the part of  thc electors toward or in the men themselves.  Mr. Tisdall was perhaps one of lhc strongest men  in lhc Conservative parly in Vancouver, and Mr.  Fhmierfell holds an equally strong position in  business and political circles at Victoria. Under  ordinary conditions, either of these men would  have been elected hands down. Bul both were  defeated by majorities which cannot be misunderstood" nor explained away.  Their defeat indicates a revolt in lhc Conservative ranks at the coast cities. The revolt is sure,  lis cause may bc two-fold, but lo one nol on the  inside, il would appear lo be lhe sequence of the  personal differences which came to the surface  lasl fall between Sir Richard McBride and Mr.  Bowser and other ministers. The friends of Sir  Richard are. showing Ihcy arc prepared to sacrilice the parly in order" lo get even wilh Mr.  J3o-\vsQii.=-wl lo-assu m ecUthc__lca_ler_ibJ p__u jlou_Si.il  Richard's stepping down. Thc coast by-elections  cannol be taken as an -indication of-so .great a  growth, of Liberalism. There has been nothing  accomplished by the Liberal party in Canada, and  certainly nothing in Saskelchewan and Brilish  Columbia, to cause so greal a slump from Conservatism lo Liberalism. 11 is only lhc result of the  family quarrel between the deposed leader and his  followers'and. Mr. Bowser and his followers.  Thel^is"'ToMriolnl^  re.sulis. The revolt is not against Conservatism.  II is against the domineering policy assumed by  the parly organization. There are other ridings  in the Province where the lesson should be taken  to heart. If it i.s nol, when the general election is  held, there will be hundreds of Conservatives voters who will "show up missing."  CIDER AND INDIANS  futile. No man, be he Chinaman or Indian, white  man or Hindo, should bc allowed to infringe upon  existing laws, but it requires more than the guess,  thc opinion or the desire of an individual to bring  the law upon him. The compelling force in community life that-makes for better conditions is not  thc law of crime, but the law of ncighborliness.  THEN AND NOW AND LATER  Of course it costs more to live loday than it  ever did before, but isn't it worth more? We are  witnessing some of lhe greatest things the world  has ever seen, though not permitted lo know anything aboul il. Thc greatest war of all ages is  nov/on; the greatest advances in all sciences���������������������������except thc science of living���������������������������arc now being witnessed; wc arc Hying in the air and running our  ships below the water's surface; formidable fortresses lhat. have defied the advances of. armies in  ages pasl arc today pounded lo powder in a day  or two by great machines of destruction. Time  and distance arc today nothing, compared wilh  what used lo be nol so many years ago. Where  il used lo require weeks and months lo gel word  across the continent or from one continent lo another, it now requires bul a second. Indeed, lhere  seems to no end lo lhc wonders of the age, and  the unbelievable advances the world has made in  lhc pasl half century.  But have.these advances brought a greater degree of contentment to mankind? Have vyc not  failed Lo advance in the science of living in the  measure lhal we have developed in tlie sciences  of commerce, of war, of destruction? Has life  been made lo mean more by the great strides wc  have made in olher directions? Have wc not  neglected lhc science of life for the other sciences  which have contributed to lhe development of the  financial side of existence?  Whal will be lhc result? Can there bc but one  result? The world has developed in lhc line of  opposition, sclf-inlcrcsl, destruction. Individuals  and nations have and arc attempting lo build  themselves up by tearing others down. Wc hope  lo grow up oul of lhc prostrate form of our competitor, bc he the neighbor next door or lhc empire across ihe boundary line. It is a policy of  destruction, and can have bul one result in the  ultimate���������������������������destruction. There musl follow in the  wake of such a policy thc germ tliat will fasten  itself upon the garments of the victor and ultimately bring him down. And until lhc destruction is complete lhere can bc no permanent peace  and no permanent growth upon which civilization  can stand. Thc germ of destruction must be  rooted out, individually and collectively, otherwise thc paradise we live in is but. a fool's'paradise. II is worth more to be alive today lhan ever  before in the world's history���������������������������provided wc live  lo profit by the mistakes of lhc past.  TAKING A CELLULOID CHANCE  As is to bc expected, there is considerable opposition to the proposed "preparedness" policy of  the United Stales government. 11 is declared by  a prominent public man of thc stales lhat the  most formidable opposition to the national defense campaign comes from thc churches. "I have  organized twenty-five slates," said he, "and I want  to tell you the people arc asleep on this vital question. The cities arc only a little more awake lhan  the counlry districts. "The people don't realize  that if we became engaged in armed conflict, we  should have aboul as much chance of winning as  a celluloid dog chasing an asbestos cat through  lhe fires of hell."  5.th^BATTALI0N^DOING^WELIr  No doubt Mayor Dill and Provincial Constable  Pallon will feel chagrined al having failed in Iheir  ell'orts to get a conviction in lhe eases of * the  Chinese reslauranl-keeper, Wing Chung, and the  storekeeper. Sing Kee, for selling intoxicants lo an  Indian. In both of these cases lhe charge was dismissed bv Magistrate Rosoman owing to lack of  evidence "to convict. The cost of lhe prosecution  will fall upon lhc city. One hundred dollars will  probably cover lhe cosl lo thc city. Nol a large  amount, but large enough under the circumstances. It should he a valuable lesson. We believe from general conversation lhal the people  of Enderbv "have had quite enough of lhis effort  on the pari of individuals to bring the law upon  other individuals who do nol conform lo Uic  wishes and desires of individual No. One. The  hv-law passed lasl year and repealed lhis year  compelling storekeepers to close Iheir places of  business Thursday afternoons was another effort  of a similar nature. Such ell'orts are sure to prove  A letter recently received from Capt. Cameron  says lhc 5 lib Battalion "have-.achieved quite.a  reputation for discipline and good behaviour. The  men maintain order amongst thcmscvlcs, which  is a very good sign." Hc stales that the 54th has  been..moved from. Rramsholt lo YVibley Camp.  F. Kemp, from Hupel, is in Capt Cameron's com-  pany, and, he-.ss.iy-s,-is-ver-y-wcll.-He has.applicd  lo undergo training as a company scout Morris  Sail is also there, and, according to the Captain,  "is quite happy and thoroughly satisfied with his  lot, having taken quite naturally and easily to  soldiering."  BASIL GARDOM SERIOUSLY ILL  Mr. Basil Gardom of Mission, says the Vancouver Province, was taken .seriously ill early in  lhc week and brought lo the Georgia Street Hospital. He was in the cily on election day and appeared perfectly well. Lasl Monday, however, he  apparently caught cold and developed a high  lemperaluc. He was worse on Tuesday and became delirious. Mrs. Gardom managed lo get  him into Vancouver and up to the hospital where,  al latest reports, he was resting more easily.  TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE  -***-* We carry a full stock of the following:  Robin Hood, Radium  and Seal of Alberta Flours  Wheat, Oats, Barley, Barley Chop,  Bran, Shorts. Middlings, Feed  Flour and a full line of Cereals, and Poultry Grits.  TEECE & SON,  Bell Block, Enderby  Specials in Lumber  while they last:  No. 4 Novelty Siding,  No. 2 2x4 and 2x6,  No. 2 Mixed Lath,    -  Short Cordwood,  Dry Blocks,  $10.00 per M  -     $13.00 per M  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  $1.50 per load  SAVE MONEY-Buy your winter's fuel NOW.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  King Edward  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel,  P. H. MURPHY  Proprietor  Enderby  ButterWrapper  Parchment  The Dominion law against the selling of  butter without the words "Dairy Butter", or  "Creamery Butter"���������������������������as the case may be���������������������������printed  on .the butter wrap, is a blessing in disguise to the  average farmer. In the first place, if his Butter  wrappers are neatly printed with his name and  thc brand of the butter on the label, the storekeepers can readily sell the butter at 5c a pound  more than he can get for butter wrapped in paper  that is not printed, and the butter-maker gets the  advantage in 5c a pound more for Ins butter from  the merchant.  It is the duty of every butter maker to comply with the law in this matter. Some butter  makers have only a cow or two, and make so lillle  buller 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 butler makers, The Press has printed up  a quantity of "Custom" Butter Wraps. They are  printed with the words "Fresh Dairy Butter" but  do not bear the name of the maker. However,  these wrappers fill the requirements of the law  governing this point, ancl can be bought in small  i[ u a n li I i cs^a Hlttrra I e"t������������������H)0c^rli u n drednirl OO^or ^  50 lots. If yon do riot repuire butter wraps in  larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  In lots of 500,  In lots of 1000,  $2.75  3.75  The Wal������������������er"Press  A Washington dispatch says ollicers in command of German ships interned at the different  U. S. porls have received word from home that  lhe European war will be over by. April 15. Their  instructions arc to prepare their ships for sailing  on lhal date.  JYiciy   Z4ththmkab������������������out0liti  O.K.  Baths in connection  H. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor  Next lhe Fulton Block, Enderby  l ���������������������������__  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now  ij E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;  Careful Drivers; Dray ing of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  < i Prompt attention to all customers  J1     Land-seekers  and  Tourists in-  < > vited to give us a trial.  <>  Renew for The   Press,  $2 per year .._.__������������������_���������������������������  "*  0  THURSDAY, MARCH.9,1916  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  CONTINUITY OF MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS  It is quite as impossible to develop a corps of  experts'by resorting to wholesale dismissals every  few years as it is to grow a forest of oaks by hewing down the saplings every other spring, says the  Bureau of Municipal Research.  In one of the offices of a city department there  is an old employe. He has been 'in the service of  Philadelphia for upwards of twenty years. Somehow the periodic upheavals which mark changes  in administration have left him undisturbed. Like  the great bulk of the city's work, the duties of this  particular veteran do not call for certain views on  political questions, nor are they affected by party  affiliations. He is required to maintain accurately,  a system of non-partizan records, and the method  of "doing this is not defined in the platform of  any political parly.  During the long period of continuous service he  has become an expert in his line. He knows the  geography of thc cityjrom A to Z. When it is  necessary to ascertain in what ward a certain  street number is located hc does not have to refer  to an index or a map, but can answer the question  immediately. Hc knows that No. 713 is in ward  X, while .No**. 715 of the same street is in ward Y.  He can tell you off-hand a thousand details that  less experienced persons would spend hours in  finding out. Not long ago a spell of sickness  forced this veteran to be absent from duty, for  several weeks. His work had to be done by clerks  who were comparatively new in the office. They  were intelligent., able and rapid, but did not possess lhat expertness, that store of ready information and thai familiarity with the minutiae of the  . absent employe's routine which ycars of experience alone can give.' The result was that three  clerks had to give their entire time in order to  keep up thc current work which the regular man  had bccn.doing all alone.  ' The moral of lhis little talc is obvious. If wc  want cily service of experts wc must begin by assuring continuous employment. If wc want to  take care of the increasing amount of business  without making greater outlays, \ve" must retain  our experts and develop others into experts. To  secure permanency of tenure during efficient service in all non-policy determining offices is one of  the cardinal purposes of the civil service law. It  follows, therefore, that a strict.observance of tlie  spirit as well as of the letter of this law *\yill do  ,, much to promote efficiency and economy" in our  .city  third didn't dare sayjier soul'was. her own when  her husband was around, though she used lo  write some lovely essays when she was at school  on "The Emancipation of Woman." The fourth  woman on whom the investigator called was just  suing for divorce.  The young lady went home, sat down and considered the evidence she had accumulated. Then  she wrote a letter to the young man who had proposed, setting an early date for the wedding.  GETTING INTO THE MOVIES  government.  ON VERGE OF LUMBER BOOM  That British Columbia is on thc.vcrge of a lumber trade boom, is tlie una nimbus opinion of all  those connected with the industry. For some  time the mills and logging camps have not been  busy, and during-thc recent cold snap both mills  and camps closed, for thc reason that they could  nol operate under such conditions. During thc  . whole of the past year a feeling of doubt and uncertainty has pervaded thc lumber world, due  largely fo thc fact that the 1914 harvest was a  partial failure, and lumber demand fell off as a  consequence. Now that has changed, and the industry is on the trcshold of belter times than it  has known for some, ycars. Moreover, most of,  the trade which is about to come the. way of the  limber in en is Canadian. The heaviest demands  arc coming from thc prairie, that is to say, the  heaviest demands that can bc inct, for thc question of shipping lumber overseas'is out of court,  due to the fact that there arc no ships available  to handle it.  ==^Thcn5ast^veck^a^MrriKahlrtreprcsenting--.the  Northern Lumber Company, of Coronation, was  a visitor to the Okanagan Saw Mills to sbsc up the  stock carried. Hc has taken in all thc mills of any  consequence in the Province, and declared he  found most of them short of slock demanded by  the market. He said the demand has increased to  an enormous extent throughout the,, prairie country, and the yards arc already having to skirmish  around for lumber to meet, lhc demand. Thc  price has gone up considerably, and he predicted  lhat it would remain up for the season.  The Okanagan Saw Mills, Ltd., is experiencing  no dillicully in the matter of getting orders, but  thc business has been badly crippled owing to a  shortage in cars to handle the business. >  Just our luck! Enderby has on several occasions  missed getting into the movies by the narrowest  kind of a flicker. Last week's cider episode was  one of them. The details were sufficient, the plot  ample, and the staging effective. But just when  the camera man should have appeared upon the  scene, the exchange editor of the Vancouver Province butted in and spoilt Enderby's chances. He  "grape-vined" our story- of the comedy and then  gave it a Bella Coola date. And the' camera man.  was thereby sent on a false chase.     What a pity!  What a film it y/ould have made! The applejack; the mayor washing -the jug and bottles; the  constables rinsing them, marking them and smelling them; the dusky Redman stealing away in the  dark oi night with jug and bottles and marked  dollar bills to purchase from the wiley Wing Chung  and Sing Kee samples of the deadly apple juice!  What a movie! Then, in the shadow of the Redman and the jug, following closely upon the heels  of the fleeting dollar bills, the duty-bound officers  of the law, shadowing the open doors and windows  of the cider vendors; the capture of the coveted  jug and other containers; the arrest of the supposed culprits; filling and sealing of the bottles  from the jug; the twenty-hours of court hearing  with awe-inspiring crowds of curious spectators;  the analytical guesses and expert opinion as to two  and four per cent, and the possibilities of a jag!  What a film! Then, -follow closely, the hopes and  ambitions of a lofty ideal vanishing in thin air;  Economy in tears, and Virtuer casting pleading  glances at the -slant-eyed cider kings as they  pocket the long-green hundreds given by them as  bail pending trial; see the anguish of the city,  fathers, the frowning of the coffers, as they see  flashed upon the screen a picture of the pay cheque  for fifty plunks which went to the analyst who  came to tell the court that in his. expert opinion  apple, cider is intoxicating if you can drink enough  of it!   What a movie it would have made!'   - ���������������������������"   -  Give Your Home Printer a  Chance at Your���������������������������  FAITHFUL BOB  THE LOGIC OF A WOMAN  Constable Bailey believes that you must get your  happiness out of your work or you'll never know  what happiness- is,  though he never told us so.  Before he was made city constable, he was just  plain Bob.   He is yet.    When the city waterpipes  were laid, Bob was on the job.    'He knows where  every  "T" was placed and. the size and pattern  of every shut. if.. In the freeze-up. troubles of the  past winter, "Bob" has been worth his,weight in  gold. 'He must have saved the city two or three  times the amount of his salary.     He left his constable "duds" at home and has taken charge of  the work of thawing the water mains.     He has,  in fact, been doing the work of three men���������������������������and a  boy.   And. yet there are-runts who are not con-,  tent unless they are growling at his heels like sick  pups.   It is the old, old story.   A loafer is usually  busy damning somebody else for working.  ___ 0  WKarBoost^^  Loose Leaf Billheads  Letterheads  Statements  i  Booklets  Counter Check Books  Stock Certificates  Window Cards  i  Stork Cards  Ball Programmes  Butter Wrappers  Duplicate Billing Forms  Envelopes  Price Lists  Dodgers  Circular Letters (typewriter)  Posters '"**  Wedding Stationery  Wedding Cake Boxes and Cards  - * * *     ' -.���������������������������*"'  Invitations  *��������������������������� I. *" > r  Visiting Cards  v!  ii  All Lines of Ruled and Unruled Writing Paper  In Short: Anything in Printing.  HAVE YOUR PRINTING DONE IN THE HOME TOWN.  THE  WALKER   PR__SS  "W  "^ "~.V-*V Wj&T-- f\-  '"i'il'  I'/i'/i^i*" ���������������������������>-^<y\  ^fv'y-V''\  > V^VVy-<V7    *  rtX/V  ' ^* -iff     BIT ^  Get "More Money" lor your Furs  Beaver,'Foxes; Muskrat, Wolves, Marten, Fisher,  White Weasel and other Far Leirera collected in yoar lection  SHIP YOUR FURS DIRECT <o VSHUBEnT"lhe Iaroest  house In the World dealing exclusively in NORTH AMERICAN RAW FttS  a reliable���������������������������responsible���������������������������safe FurHouse with an unblemished reputation existing* for "more than a third of a century," a long sue- -  cessfu! record of sendingl'ur Shippersprompr.SATISFACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "_&e feftubert Shipper."  ��������������������������� the only reliable, accurate market report ancl price list published.  Writ, tor il-NOW-it'* FREE  A. B. SHUBERT, Inc. ^zwestaustinave.  ���������������������������V^'tRfe  V\'1rt-V-l>  ���������������������������    i   ****,='.  t.C 86 CHICAGO, U.S.A.  Sf\  girl who  a young  Elbert Hubbard used to tell about a  had a proposal of marriage. Being  woman of unusual ideas, she asked for a week in  which to make up her mind. . She then organized  herself into an investigating committee and commenced taking testimony from the married ladies  of her acquaintance. The first one she visited  used to be a belle and thc most admired girl in tlie  town before she was married. Tbe cross-examination brought out that she had three children, did  all her own work, including her washing and  ironing, and hadn't been down town for four  weeks, and that her husband had given her but $2  since she was married, and that lie had borrowed  and forgot to pay back $10 which her brother  once gave for a Christmas present. He bought a  new overcoat with the money, while she wore the  same plush coat she wore when lie was courting  her. Another woman whom the young lady  visited had quit teaching school three years before  to marry "the handsomest and best-dressed man  in town," and now she was supporting him.   A  "When the Creator had made all the good  things, there was still some dirty work to do, so  He made the beasts and reptiles and poisonous  insects, and when He had finished He had some  scraps that were too bad to put into the Rattle  Snake, the Hyena, the Scorpion and the Skunk,  so He put all these together, covered it with  suspicion, wrapped it with jealousy, marked it  with a yellow streak and called it a KNOCKER.  "This product was so fearful to contemplate  that he had to make something to counteract it,  so He took a sunbeam and put it in the heart of  a child, the brain of a man, wrapped these in  civic pride, covered it with brotherly love, gave  it a mask of velvet and a grasp of steel, and called  it a BOOSTER; made him a lover of fields and  flowers and manly sports, a believer in equality  and justice, and ever since where these were,  mortal man has had the privilege of choosing his  associates."  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lod.e No. 40  Regular meetings -fiist  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  ItrETnVHEECER**-  W. M.  =-W���������������������������JffcEMKE  Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hull.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  R. E. HARKINS, C. C.  G. W. HUGHES. K. R. S.  R. J. COLT ART, M.F.  Hall suitable fnrConccrts, Dances and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc., address,  -      F. FRAVEL. EndeTby  PROFESSIONAL  ^ C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  How about that good old-fashioned celebration  which is due to be held al Enderby May 24th, lhis  year?  M  ISS F. WALTER-HUGHES,  (Certificated .Higher Div., R. A.M.)  Pupil for the past five years of Roland Rogers, Esq., M.A., Mus.Doc,  Oxfor., and Miss ObcrhoflTcr, L.R.  'A.M.  Lessons on Pianofoi iexand in voioe  Production and  Musical Thcoiy.  For terms apply to Box 583, City.  C. P. R. TIMETABLE  Southbound  10.20 lv.  10.53  11.09  11.21  11.50  12.00  12.11  12.38  13.00  IT. W,  G. P.  ar.  Sicamous  Mara  Grindrod  ENDERBY  Armstrong  Realm  Larkin  Vernon  Okanagan Ldg  Northbound  ar. 18.30  lv.  17.41  17.21  17.08  1G.38  '16.28  16.15  15.48  15.30  SYNOPSIS Of COAL MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the  ~Noi"th\\TsrTcrrilol"ie~s=a~nd*lrp~orti"oir=  of the Province of British Columbia,"  may be leased for a term of twenty-  one years at an annual rental of $1  an acre. Not more than-2560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be  made by thc applicant in person to  the Agent of sub-Agent of the district in which rights applied for arc  situated.        *  In surveyed territory the land  must be described by sections," or"  legal sub-divisions of sections, and  in imsurveyed territory the tract  applied for'shall be staked out by  thc applicant himself.  Each application must bc accompanied by ji fee of S5 which will bc  refunded if the rights applied for  are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall bc.paid on thc merchantable output of the mine at lhe  rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine  shall furnish the Agent with sworn  returns accounting for the full  quantity of merchantable coaP  mined and pay the royalty thereon.  If the coal mining rights are nol  operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include thc 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. thc rate of  $10 an acre.  For full  information application  should be. made to thc Secretary of  ��������������������������� the 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.-Unauthorized publication f  this advertisement will not be paid  for.���������������������������83575.  BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM  A., Vancouver   Agt., Enderby  Afternoon tea and other light refreshments served at Joe's. ."Y  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  THURSDAY, MARCH 9,'1916  OILLETTS  LYE  EATS PJ'gT  ""���������������������������'Ulii. etrost opinino -run Diniciioia if"'1"w  Sgillettcompanylim5dl  C__      TORONTO ONT.    mo^,"  -  Gains by Germans at Verdun are  . Declared to be of Little Value  The Vancouver Province has  started a "Pay Up Week." 11 is  publishing* a half-page ad each  dav. urgin_; every citizen who  owes a'bill to pay it oil this  week.   Jap mattings and malts���������������������������new  and exquisite in design���������������������������placed  in stock this week. McPherson's.  LOST���������������������������On Wednesday, March 1st,  on C.P.R. train, a parcel addressed  to Miss Winnie Collinson. care Dr.  Keith. Finder please return lo  above address.   FOR SAT-H���������������������������-boose alfalfa hay: also  clover hav haled ' and loose.  Cheap.    C. W. Huffman.  MATFRNITY NURSING. Mrs.West,  Enderby. m4-tl  Great  Bargains in  Crockery  We have a quantity  of piece Crockery  of the best quality  ���������������������������pieces of sets, etc.  which we are selling  at clean-out prices  to get rid of it. If  you want Crockery  Bargains this is your  opportunity.  W. J. Woods  Fire  Insurance  CALEDONIAN    INSURANCE    CO.,  The oldest Scottish-Fire Insurance  Company  ALLIANCE ASSURANCE CO., Ltd.,  of London, England  Assets exceed $12(1,000,000  THE UNION OF PARIS  One of lhe largest  Fire  Insurance  Companies in the World.  J.E.CRANE  AC.FNT  FRESH  FISH  EVERY   THURSDAY  GEO. R. SHARPE  WHOLESALE - HI-TAIL BUTCHER  '���������������������������Tlie German offensive around  Verdun has spread until the battle now extends from the Champagne district, forty miles west  of Verdun, nearly to St. Mihiel,  to the southeast of Verdun. Thc  battle, which has been raging  for two weeks, will go down m  history as one of the world's  most deadly encounters. Thousands of dead and wounded lie in  thc Verdun forests and olher  thousands are in lhe plain north  of Pepper Heights. Accurate  figures on the casualties are not  available, but their extent can be  imagined by thc first reports  from surgeons,. who said that  whole regiments on bolh sides  disappeared in the fighting.  As to net results of the offensive thus tar, bolh sides seem to  be satisfied. Thc Germans have  captured and hold "the mighty  corncr-slone of .the pcrmaent  stronghold of Verdun, namely,  Fort bouaumont," and have for  the past week been pounding  olher forts protecting Verdun.  Berlin reports show great jubilation over the'success thus far  attained, bul, on thc other hand,  llie French official report says  lhal "Verdun, lhc object of all  this sacrifice, is now nothing but  an ancient fortress, and even il"  thc Germans lake it they will  find nothing bul an empty shell.  Fori Donaumont, before which  such a sacrifice in lives has been  made, holds neither cannon nor  garrison. J.ofl'rc has profited by  the supreme lesson of this war,  that fortresses do not compare  as defences wilh trenches, and  has left Verdun practically in  lhc posi lion of an open city. Not  far short of 200,000" men have  been thrown away for a position  of no value."  I Commenting on this phase of  lhc"(|ucslion, J. L. Garvin cables  the Vancouver Province from  London: "Verdun, so Tar, is an  overture suggesting thc spirit of  lhc impending conflict, nol the  plot. Thc pause will doubtless  be short. The overture scored  with thunder and eruption is  enough" in itself lo introduce a  irilogy in hell's amphitheatre or  even split lhc cars of devildom.  Yet even with minds so steeled  as ours now arc lo lhe moral  lests of war and so hard to disturb, wc persist in regarding  lhis colossal onslaught as only  lhc prelude to lhc real climax.  "The   enemy's   lasl   hope   of  cither forcing*a victory on ensuring a draw must.be realized  or ruined between now and autumn. " After that, il will bc too  late.    From their own point of  vi cav-HI 1 c**G cr m a n s^a r c-cn ga gcd-  in no blind gamble.    They arc  playing their cards well and doing the right things.   It is easy  lo" put  into   their  mouths   the  words of foreboding of Pyrrhus  at. Assulum, "another such victory and I am undone."   The analogy   is    tempting   and   may  .|)ro_rc^n.ot_iil.Lo.gcilxcr_inc_iriH*?ct������������������.  ��������������������������� but cool judges regard it as only  I partly.sound.   The Germans are  'proportioning, .their    risks    to  i Iheir objects.'  It may well bc lhc  best policy to accumulate losses  in supreme attempts during the  opening of a'campaign rather  than  spread  out  the casualties  through the longer period in a  way that could only mean final  ' Tnihire  and  collapse next year  ���������������������������through decline of effectives in  lhc field." For these reasons, lhe  Germans  must  now put  forth  'Iheir utmost strength by land,  sea and air.  !    "We expect the next three or  four months to be as critical as  any equal term in human history and we rather believe, pcr-  ; soiially, lhat the next six weeks  i will be the biggest time lhat anyone now living is likely lo see.  ; Willi lhc naval issue, it will bc  heller nol to deal today.   As regards lhe new piracy, we must  ;'first see what follows the adver-  'lisemenl.   II will be no surprise  to lhe Brilish navy if the German   fleet  comes  oul  into   the  lower and narrower pari of the  Xorlh Sea in an area sown with  mine, fields,.beforehand, upon  particular system ��������������������������� of lines and  spaces enabling llie full German  strength of new battle cruisers  as well as submarines and-Zeppelins to take part. That, indeed, would be an episode second to nothing bul Armageddon  ���������������������������bul I refrain from speculating  further at present.  Looks Like Something Brewing  Amsterdam, March 7���������������������������-A German spuadron from Kiel has  slipped into Zeebrugge and is  keeping steam up continuously,  according to unconfirmed reports received here loday.  Good Roads Meeting  Following the meeting of thc  Enderbv   Growers'  Association  in K. of P. Hail Saturday afternoon,  lliosc in 'attendance,  together with a large number of  other citizens of the lown and  district, organized a meeting to  discuss lhc question of forming  a Good Roads Society for the  district.    Mr.  F.  Hassard   was  voted to the chair, and Mr. H. H.  Worthington was asked  lo act  as secretary.   Thc question was  discussed from many sides, for  and   against    thc   proposition,  Messrs. Skvrme, Little, Davics,  Handcock, Collarl, McKay and  others taking part in the discussion.   It was pointed out by Mr.  Hassard   on   taking   the. chair,  that the purpose was lo sec il a  Good Roads association  covering the whole district could not  be"organized, leaving thc matter  of politics out of Ihe.proposition  and each and all working together to get belter roads.   He  pointed out thc inadequacy of  the present system of. handling  road work, and to the splendid  results   in   other   localities   obtained through Good Roads societies.    After  the  matter had  been threshed out thoroughly, it  was decided that such an organization should be formed here,  lo be operated on thc lines of the  Good Roads societies in Ontario  and elsewhere. A committe consisting of Messrs. Hassard, Worthington, Walker, Davics, Thos.  Sharpe   and   Murphy   was   appointed by lhe meeting lo get all  the information  possible from  other localities where thc movement has been in operation, and  to  report a I  a . meeting  to bc  called by the chair.  Roll of Honor  Report of Ash ton Creek School  for month of February:  No. days in session, 21; total  (lays altemUmceT^l-35;--aA'eragc  dailv attendance, 6.42.  Preliminary  year,  Ruth   Baxter.  Senior Third���������������������������Betty Baxter.  Junior Third���������������������������Yaroslav Staincr,  VIosta Stainer.  First   Reader���������������������������Dorothea   Baxter;  Yaroslav Slambcrg.  Second Primer���������������������������Paul Staincr, Joe  .Miska. V...._ .L_,___,:_V '.VJ _..:_,...__  Perfect in attendance ��������������������������� Paul  Staincr, Yaroslav Staincr, VIosta  Stainer.  We slock Alabastinc in all colors.Boilcd and Raw Linseed Oil.  Ready-mixed Paints, Varnish Stain, Floor Paint.  O-Cedar Duslless Mops Paint Brushes,  Wc stock thc easiest working   Hand Washing Machine made. This  is the BEST YET PRODUCED in Washing* Machines.      Price ONLY���������������������������  $16.00  Wc guarantee it.   If you don'l like it, bring it back. -  Household and Kitchen Hardware of all kinds.  New Spring slock due to arrive soon.  Plumbing and Tinsmithing.   Anything   made   to   order   in   Tin,  Copper or Sheet Iron.  Mail Orders receive or careful and prompt attention.  PloUMBING������������������HEATING,TINSMITHING  RECRUITS   WANTED  FOR OVERSEAS  JOIN THE OKANAGAN COMPANY  OF THE 172nd BATTALION C. E. F.  "The Cariboo Rangers"  CAPT. P. Die Lautour, O.C.,  Box '122, Vernon, B.C.  Tel. 230 and 3105  Recruiting Office at Frank Spencers  Barnard Ave., Vernon, B.C.  , - " COD SAVE THE KING  Standing for month: 1st, Betty  Baxler,88.5; 2nd, Paul Stainer, 87.5;  3rd, Yaroslav Slamberg, 67.5.  Lii.y M. Tehiiune, Teacher  Red Cross Tea Rooms.  Thc Red Cross tea rooms coni-  millee wish to thank the many  friends who have so generously  given gifts of food and oilier necessaries, which have helped to make  the running expenses of tne tea  rooms much less than they otherwise would have been. The gross  earnings for the month of February  were        $:)o.<)0  Expenses, including $10 rent   17.05  FOR SALE  I find that I must close out my  Cement Building Block and  Brick business in Enderby, and  am prepared to dispose of the  following":  One   Building   Lot,   60x120,  with storehouse and workshed.  Two Cement Brick Machines,  Building Block Machine,  Veneer Block Machine,  Pier Block Machine,  Moulds for Cemetery Supplies  Any reasonable offer considered.   Cash or terms.   For further particulars' apply���������������������������  J. S. JOHNSTONE,       Enderby  NOW  Is the time to order your Spring  Suit. Customer's own material  made up. Prices from $L) up. Local agent for Canadian Apparel Co.  Suits to vour measure from ">17.oU.  Cleaning   Pressing  and   Repairing.  A. E. WEST  1 Ladies' and Gents' Tailor.  Balance      $-11.(50  ' H has been decided to give one-  fourlh of thc profits of the tea room  each month lo the Patriotic Fund.  Will the ladies who have so kindly offered lo assist in serving in the  Red Cross lea room call and ascertain what date their day i.s arranged  for, and if that date is nol convenient please inform one of thc members of the committee in time to enable them to make other arrangements. Cmmittee: Mrs. Mowat, Mrs.  Crane, Mrs. Strickland, Mrs. Harvey.  WANTED ���������������������������For cash; must be  cheap; general purpose horse;  must.bejquicl and a good "worker;  also one-horse Wsfgonr-ST-MT-Nea 7  >.     n /���������������������������> m_-2  AN IRISH NIGHT IN  ENDERBY  Monday, Mch 13th  at 8 p. m.  PUBLIC LECTURE   v  "Ireland in the 20th Century"  (With side lights on Home Rule  and Bilingualism by .  D. J. GORDON  An Irishman from Tim Hcaly's  Country  Mara, B.C  m_-_  Also   several   illustrated   Irish  Songs  This Lecture will be illustrated  with pictures from Ireland  Two hours of fun and laughter  and solid facts  DON'T MISS THIS  Admission, 25c     Children, 10c  "Cacd Millc Failthe"'  Munro & Co,  Dry Goods Specialists  ARMSTRONG  cMillinery  Announcement .....  /Ars. Josephine Watson (of Seattle) is again  in charge of our Millinery Department. She  has just returnd from the opening and is  displaying an excellent range of Smart  Spring Models _4T MODERATE PRICES.  VOILE WAISTS  $1.25  MIDDY WAISTS  A big range from ar���������������������������  Dainty Styles at  A. MUNRO <S COMPANY  '���������������������������-I  'I  . d\  ���������������������������i

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