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 ^  M\   e  ^  4.  *VV  %  tl  Enderby, B. C, March 16, 1916  AND      WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol.-9; No. 3;   Whole No. 419  L'  News Notes of Enderby and District,  Briefly Told for Busy Readers  Good morning!*   Have you your  shillalah ready for tomorrow?  Mr. Mill Stevens spent a few clays  'in   Endcfby ylhis   week   from   the  coasl.   ^  Born���������������������������Al the Collage Hospital,  Thursday, Mch. Olh, lo Mr. and Mrs.  J. II. Carefoot, a daughter.  . Born���������������������������At their home, Grindrod,  Thursday, Mch 9th, to Mr. and Mrs.  ��������������������������� A. Tonlkinson, a daughter.  Born���������������������������Al their home, Grindrod,  Thursday, Mch. 9th, to Mr. and  Mrs. Jess Tomkinson, a son.  Frank Elliott, after a visit of some  ��������������������������� weeks with his parents, returned to  "* 'Gladstone, Mini., Wednesday.  Miss Thompson and brother,  Archie, c>t -Armstrong, visited Enderby, friends lasl week end. '  ���������������������������- ��������������������������� Mrs. Attenborough was .called lo  Eyebrow, Sask., on Wednesday owing lo the serious illness of her son,  Tt. C.  A large seclion of Mackenzie ave-  - nue   business   houses,   Revelstoke,  was    destroyed    by    fire - Tuesday  . -night of last-week:  ,   '.- Dr. II. W.'Keith has been confined  7- to his bed for a fcWIays past, bul  has .sufliciciVllyy recovered lo be up  and around lhe! house" ' -  '-    Although!-\no -ollicial   announce-  Vnicnl has'been"iniKl'e,-."itv-is 'reported  lhal a1 camp "of 15.000 Soldiers will  .be in training at Vernon this summer. , -  ,  Mr. J. E. Crane is showing a very  fine selection of Japanese wicker  sewing baskets, etc., recently received from the * Vancouver importers.  A bad blow-out in thc waler main  aboul three miles from thc city,  made it necessary to shut the water  off Monday morning and mosl of  Tuesday.  Mrs. Gerald Neve and daughter,  of Grindrod, are leaving for Vancouver about the 1st of April, to,remain until the lelurn of Mr. Neve  from the front.**  , Anyone having work finished for  the Red Cross is requested to turn  if in to the committee on or before  Tuesday next,' as it is desired to  pack another bale for ship/nent.  According' to' tlie' latest   report  from  the  front,  the First, Second  and Third pioneer Canadian regi-  "Viveii Is^lraWl e IT Engl am hf o r-F ra n cc-  and are now, in the fighting line.  ��������������������������� "Judge Swanson will hold courl  in Enderby next Thursday, March  23rd, when the assessment appeal  cases of Mr. Geo. H. Lawes and Mrs.  Bertha Strickland will be heard.  Say,    Mister    Farmer,    if   your  membership fee of 50c is nol paid  to the secretary of the Farmers' Inslilulc, you are missing a good thing  ������������������������������������������������������ih-fael.-a-good many-good things.  Gross Avary has been very near  death's door for the past week, but  reports from his home bring the  good news of indications showing  an improvement'in.his.general condition.  A masquerade ball will be given  in Grindrod school house on Friday  night, April 7th. v Prizes will be  given for best dressed lady and gentleman and most original lady and  most comic gentleman.  Harry Johnston, who has been  spending the winler wilh his parents, Mr. and Mrs..Geo. B. Johnston,  left on Tuesday for Springfield,  Mass., to accept a position wilh an  American  engineering firm.  Mrs. Gordon Campbell and baby  are expected from Revelstoke this  week to spend some weeks wilh her  parents. Mr. Campbell has been  promoted to night yard master al  4*-'-'C. P. P. ollices, Revelstoke.  t (r. Frank Fravelspenl the week  { ^r al home from Kelowna, where  lie is employed superintending the  loading of lhe rough lumber slock  purchased bv thc Okanagan Saw  Mills, Lid., from thc Kelowna mills.  The theatrical to be given in K.  of P. Hall by local talent, tomorrow  (Friday) evening, in aid of the Bed  Cross Fund promises to bc an exceptional affair. 'Die program is  said to include several splendid  numbers.  Cocoa Cola and all kinds of soda  drinks are now on tap at Joe's.  Paul Stainer reports thai lhe  settlers of Mabel Lake Valley are  anxious to pul some pure-bred  stock on Iheir" ranches, and are  seeking to find a way in which by  co-operation" they can succeed in  Iheir object.  Mr. II. Tomkinson, Grindrod's  merchant prince, paid'a visit lo  Enilcrb'y. Wednesday. He reports  lhal hub of the dislrict progressing  favorably, lhe river banks being  piled high wilh saw logs cut by the  settlers 'in lhat vicinity the past  winter. ,        "7  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Myers and  son, Jack, left for Sandpoint, Idaho,  on Monday, where they'will spend  some days at-Mrs. Myers' home, going thence lo Canton, Ohio, where  Myers will go into partnership  Mr.  with  his father, who has an estab  lished lumber .commission business.  Many   local   subscribers   kindly  came  lo  local   subscribers  the ollice  of  the Walker  Press Ihe past week and loyally and  with a smile and word of encouragement'planked.down the price of  another year's subscription.* This  is IhC'thing that, makes for "a belter  'newspaper." .'        ,  -''The Fox "and the Pig," is 'the  liU.pr.of .Chapter 1' of "the Diamond  iToiii the''"Sky," which' will--l5c*"'put'  on the screen al the Opera'House"  Friday'and Saturday nights of this  week'. Il has some exciling climaxes  which 'go to make this episode' one  of the most interesting of lhe serial.  A deputation representing the  Union of 13. C. Municipalities called  on Premier Bowser the olher day  and presented a long list of suggested amendments lo lhe Municipal  Act, over 50 in number.   One of the  " that  a  mayor  and   aldermen    should    be   established.  A new militia regulation has been  passed providing lhat "no person  shall with lhe intent of eliciting information for the purpose of communicating it lo lhe enemy or for  any olher purpose calculated to assist the enemy, give or sell any intoxicating liquor lo a memeber of  any of His Majesty's forces or to a  m ember, o f_the_mili I i a_o f. Ca nada."  suggested   amendments was"  Iwo-year lerm, of oflice for  The electric thawing machine arrived this week,' and Mr. Mann  i.s now' busy briivging sunshine inlo lhe homes of those whose water  pipes have been oul of'commission  for ihe pasl month or six weeks.  Orders lcfl with lhc Cily Clerk will  be attended lo in rotation, lhe only  charge made by lhc city will bc  for the actual lime required to do  thc thawing at the rale of $1.50 an  hour.  Messrs. Teece & Son report a very  noticeable increase in Iheir feed  and flour business since moving to  lhe Cliff-Belvedere corner. - This  enterprising firm also reports having taken over the alfalfa meal mill  established by Messrs. Prince and  Stevens, and will be in-position to  handle'this year's alfalfa crop. It  is also their intention lo put in a  chop mill sullicienlly large to take  care of this end of lhe feed problem for the district.  Apple growers report great damage having been clone lo������������������the fruit  trees by the severe cold weather  prevailing for the month of January. It is-said by these who'arc in  a position" to" know, lhal the Jonathans are for the most, part killed,  'Wealthies about hallVgonc, pears  and, plums'" ruined, and .cherries  badly hit. Snow apple-trees do not  show any signs of���������������������������bcing injured,  neither do Ihe-Transparents, tand  the Delicious only slightly- hit.-'   -  There i^n.H much-chaii.ee foK lhc  printer "these days.* Every' "mail-or  iwo ' for lhe-past few-'months has  brought something like this: "Owing to a further advance "in lhe cosl  of papers we are again forced lo  increase," etc.-. Of course il isn't  the fault of the paper houses, but  this docs not alter the fact that the  printer will have lo push his prices  for printing no lo- correspond���������������������������or  quit printing.    - *  Mrs. A. Reeves received word  from her brother, R. A. Mack, who  was wilh lhe ambulance corps on  Lemnos Island, in lhe Dardanelles  campaign, saying that he had re-  cenllv been transferred lo Alexandria, and al this point he had just  received the Christmas package sent  from here bv the Tobacco Fund.  He said he had lost many of the  cards on lhc contents of the package, and desired to extend through  the press his hearlfell thanks lo one  and all who contributed to the pack-  a=e- _____  City Council Decides to Take Mr.  Poison's Offer of Hospital Building  At the regular meeting of thc City  Council Monday evening, His Worship the'Mayor was in thc chair and  Aldermen Faulkner, Nichol, Pell  and Johnston present.  Aflcr lhe adoption of the minutes  the question of grant lo the Enderby  Cottage Hospital was laken from the  table.   Aldermen Faulkner and Pell  expressed themselves as opposed to  the  granl  on   lhe  ground   thai  the  question had already been submitted to a vole of the ratepayers and  had failed lo carry.   In thc face of  lhis vote they did'not consider they  would-be justified as aldermen in  voting'lo grant the $35 jpeiv month  asked for.    On a vole being, taken  on  their  resolution  lhal Ihe granl  be  not  allowed,  Alderman  Nichol  stood, with' them   and   Alderman  Johnston and -Mayor Dill voted-in  favor of the granl.  ' Alderman   Nichol,   chairman, of  thc hcallh committee, reported that  in, accordance wilh lhe instructions  of the council, he had'interviewed'  Mr. Davies, who* informed him"that  Mr., Poison'- was * prepared, to'," give  over' the*' -Worthington,, property; lo,  the .city.'without aiiy-restrictions;'-  that it, was Mr."PolsonV-*wish, how,-'  ever; that if at any time it were,  found,-necessary-.lo .sell  the" property,'thc  proceeds 'should'- be  devoted to some public purpose, such  as-the acquisition'ol'-a park, elc.   It  was moved  by Aid.- Faulkner and'  Aid. Pell  that'a  committee- ot.thc  whole council bc appointed lo'/ind-  oul if the tilile of lhe properly in  question  is clear and whether sal-,  isfaclory arrangements can be made  for payment of thc mortgage on thc  property if same were taken over  "by the council.   The motion carried  unanimously, and  Friday .evening;  March   17th, was set   for a special  meeting of lhe council lo hcaiVhc  report of the committee and, if satisfactory, to close the deal for the  property. *  An amending by-law to the Cem-.  elery Regulations By-law raising lite  grave-digging fee from S3 to $5,  passed it first reading.  In the absence of Aid. Sharpe,  chairman of lhc light committee,  His   Worship   lhe   Mayor   reported  lhat the light committee had seen  Mr. Stevens,' manager of the Okanagan Saw Mills, Ltd.,'the holders of  the  --���������������������������-* ������������������������������������������������������---  '���������������������������--         lighting franchise, with  refer  Use a Mirror with, a Convex Surface and Then a Smile  "Fred. E. Simpson is one of the  pioneer newspapermen of the Province. He is today publishing The  ���������������������������Victorian, at Ihe Provincial capital,  and, as is his custom, hc is making  good. "Old Man" Simpson, as he is  known lo the Provincial knights of  the Fourth Estate, loves the work  and the workers engaged in gelling  out newspapers. And this feeling  is reciprocated. Newspapermen  and workers on newspapers, from  lhe "Ghost" to the "devil," love. Dad  Simpson. II is with more than ordinary appreciation that we reproduce lhe following from The  Victorian:  "The Enderbv Press, published  by Mr. Walker, 'has jusl entered ils  ninth year. There is nol a cleaner  or a more readable paper in the  Province lhan lhe Press, yel the  editor frankly says lhal were it nol  for a little margin on the work in  lhc job oflice he would be unable  lo publish the paper. How many  merchanls are lhere in Enderby  who would make lhat much sacrilice for the good of the town for  eight vears and start in cheerfully  on the ninth? Thc edilor of thc  Press, who is an accomplished  writer, could make more money  sweeping the streets of a cily or  herding cattle in the country, and  vet he labors on week after week  for the good of lhe lown lhat he  loves. Every man in thai bri  lillle city should give the , ,  some kind of an.advertisement, if it  was only ,25c a week. And the men  who can stand it, like managers of  big mercantile institutions or banks  ���������������������������who do not advertise in lhe paper  lhat has sacrificed so much for the  advancement of the town and lo  make business for business men���������������������������  should lake one last lingering look  ,gh,  Press  al themselves in a good mirror and  then go where the cave men dwell  and make a solemn vow 'never io  appear in civilization again until  Ihey have reached lhat stage of appreciation that they are willing  lo reciprocate when work is done  for Ihem. And this applies to every  town in lhe Province.** There is a  bunch of business men up counlry  who are looking for locals aboul a  newlv horn babe, a hen lea party or  a lie aboul "our highly esteemed  and popular merchant prince.  They never pav even their subscription, let alone a cent on advertising  without a grouch that is covered  wilh bristles like the quills of a porcupine.    And   Ihen   Ihey  kick   oe-  ciiu.se the editor cuts the size of lhe _  paper   from   ten   pages  to  Iwo  onmii.sl  four.    A lot of Ihem argue thai i   ipnvi  salvation is free advertising should  come   in   Ihe  same   category.     SI.  Peter  has  a   lol  ol   those   lellows  marked."  ress  Tlie Press has had something lo  sav in the pasl abou! local! iidvcrlis-  jnq_or the lack of it.    ^hat  has  been  said   was  said   not  so much  from  the point of business  newspaper as the  lo the lown and  results musl be.  lhe  and  o the  oss of business  wiiat thc ultimate  Wc have walched  business houses oi' Armslrong  other nearby towns reach right  inlo lhe cilv of Knderby and lake  trade from under lhe very nose ol  some of our business men. We are  sure it will require monlhs ol advertising bv our local men to gel  back even *a part of they business  ihov  have  allowed   to  drift  away  Enderby has had two branch banks,"  and seven oul of a total of ten stores  here, who have been endeavoring  lo do\business wilhoul advertising  since the war began, il is nol much  wonder that local business has  drifted away. Certainly if any in-  stilulion in a lown should be interested in holding local business cen-  Iralized lhere il should he the banks  of that town. And yel, look over  Ihe columns of the Press for lhe  past vear and see whal you can find  in lhe way of bank ads. Thc Press  i.s not making I hese bald statements  inadvisedlv. They hurl us as much  as Ihev can hurl anyone else. Bul  the fa'cls are here. Business has  drifted away lo olher points. If we  are lo slop it and hold it here wc  get together. It is nol the  ..cge of lhe Press lo talk for  business���������������������������il is* a duly���������������������������just as it is  the dulv of every man in business  and every banking institution and  olher  business   institutions   in   Ihe  town lo Keep  and  lend  his aid  in  business-gelling and  ing  In  clear  ence to the possibility of extending  present arrangements for a further  period.    Mr. Stevens had been unable to say anything definite until  hc had had an opportunity of, con-*  sulting Mr. Rogers,'president of the  company,"who was expected to' be ,  in    nderby in;May next.-, Hc*.>vas  quite   certain,'   however,   that-the",  agreement could   be  renewed'"pro-���������������������������'  vided one or two trifling modifications were agreed lo by the city.  It was decided not to offer prizes-  for lhe best kept-garden and clean',  street; also thai lhe council would  offer a prize of $25 for a hose-reel,-,'  contest lo be pulle'd-off as part of.,.'  the sports program  on  May-.24lh;*'  also lhal a paiiyof runners be'pro- *.  vided for winler use* on the hoseJ  reel.-    *.     ���������������������������'*-"/,    ,.   .      -,   . <���������������������������   "V ;.'.'  Aid.   Faulkner   said -.that *.if -they*.  Government road  gradQi;,. could* beV  obtained,'.he*, 'would .-furnish:,A\\\6-\  teams and a teamster.frecyolVchargev  to ���������������������������>scraperGUIV, slreetlcand^Vcnio'nV  road/' This'olTcr was accepted-yAvithV.  thanks, aiid 'the'.matter..left;,inU'he������������������  bands/of'- the"- boarcL-61" ,wo)"ks"'lo"y-  makc*" lhe" necessary - arrangements'.--\\  'A's letter '.under'tfalcior ,MarChy2nd;';,  was  read  from .Messrs..Billings-'���������������������������*���������������������������'&-':  Cochrane, staling thai they saw -no "  redress for.Mr. G. R. Lawes in re-"  gard lo taxation of previous years;  which  he holds  have been execs-  _���������������������������  sive'and therefore he is entitled to-  some rebate from the city; thai he  had  his remedy by appeal  lo  lhe   '  .court of revision and a .further appeal as provided by the Municipal  Act; Ihali'lhe council had'.no 'right    *  lo rebate any portion of these;taxes  except under lhe provisions of Sec. .  1(1*1; lhat Mr. Lawes'and his, prop-    .  erty were responsible for these arrears, Vhich were  recoverable by  , '  personal action as provided for by  Sec. 275, or. by sale of the lands as  provided by Sec. '10 of the" Municipal Act.      Il was moved by Aid.  Pell   and   Aid.   Johnston   that   Mr.  Lawes be informed that the council  cannol entertain his application for  refund  of"back  laxes.  Carried.  A letter from Mr. Hamilton Lang,  Provinciiil-rnad superintendent.Jn-   quired on' behalf of the Indian  Department, Ottawa, what charge  \Vould be made per year to Indian  Philipc Bapliste for waler after lhe  expiration of the five-year term of  free waler granted by the council in  connection wilh the giving of land  for road purposes. The same rate  as to olher water consumers outside  the city limits, was thc answer.  An   account   for  %'HSA)  was   re-,  ceived from Mr. P. II. Murphy-for - -  work    done    in    connection    with  thawing water main on Maud street  was referred lo Ihe water and lire  protection committee.  The clerk' was instructed lo engage Messrs. Billings & Cochrane to  handle the city's case in the lax appeal cases lo be heard before Judge  Swanson  ncxl  week.  Temporary Loan By-law '.)'*���������������������������, providing for lhe borrowing of S2.000  pending collection of taxes, passed  its first reading.  The arrival of the electric thawing machine was reported, and His  worship Ihe Mayor said he had arranged   wilh   Mr.  Mann   to  operate  ��������������������������� <>*L  - ���������������������������. s'm  "...   -'.v"il  *���������������������������>:  : ���������������������������: &?&  * 1?*' "*^*v-*^^l  ."   -*'   ���������������������������"J**"'**'-** r*l  ���������������������������:,q :'^������������������il  ' '>>.t,V^*������������������������������������S  VvV/y, W  '������������������������������������������������������* -.-���������������������������������������������" ���������������������������*>[  keep his business llag Hying ! the'machine, al lhe rale of $1.50 an  a lineman and a  upholding the  business-hold-  ireslige of lhe community.  Ihe local town paper we see  y mirrored Ihe business institution's established there. In The  Press readers al a distance see and  judge the lown by lhe business advertisements as much as by its reading columns. Whal musl be the  impression gained when we have  no bank represented, and so few  lines of business covered. Reason  il out yourself.  ami lo enable Knderby to regain Ihe  prestige il once held, 'lhere is no  use of our blinding our eyes lo lhe  fads as they exist.    '"' ~  apparent.    When we  pul  j con  'buyers. He  rhey arc too ::smoke-house  consider thai supply for I  ie home-cured bacon and hams  on llie market by W. .1, Woods  inue to hold the trade of local  is pulling through Ihe  lhis week anolher big  ie home market.  hour, for hi nisei  messenger.  A modern merchant pondered  L'pon the ways of men  Who take as their example  The spider in his den.  "Lei others, if they will," quolh he,  "Lie low and wait for flies  In a dingy, cob-webbed eornei',  But I'm'going lo advertise."  A new lUigslafT lo bc creeled  in  Ke\y (iurdens,  presented  by  lhc B. C. Government, was recently unloaded al London dock,  measuring 215 feel hi_lenglb.  Choice cakes and cookies���������������������������Joe's THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  THURSDAY, MARCH 16,1916  SHIPPING TIED UP  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,  60c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising, $1 an inch per month.  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1916  IT IS UP TO MR. BOWSER  Many explanations have been made lo account  lor tbe recent Government reverses al lhc by-  elections at Vancouver and Victoria, bul lew do  credit lo" thc men whose names arc attached to  lhc explanations.   To say, as some of them arc  credited with saying, that lhe electors switched  from   Conservativisni   to Liberalism,  simply  to  pul two strong men on lhc opposition benches,  seems lo us lo be* tbe silliest kind of clap-trap.  Tbe vole at Vancouver and at Victoria shows  conclusively, we believe, lhat bolh the Prohibitionists and lhe liquor men are after tbe scalp of  Premier Bowser, and, in addition  lo these, thc  pap mongers who have been put out of work by  the general retrenchment policy of thc Government the past year or more.    These voters arc  striking at Premier Bowser over thc shoulders of  Mr. Tisdall  and Mr. Flumcrfclt.    They do nol  wan I to give him a chance lo make good.  There has not been a man in political life in the  Province in the pasl decade or more who has  been so bitterly criticised and condemned. Mr.  -Bow^ei-4ia,s4iad4o=bGaiUli(_J)lam  lime at any department. As attorney general he  has won especial condemnation. Not because of  anv lack of ability.   Wc have never heard even  There has been reported a serious shortage In  cars to handle the shipping in Canada this winter. From all sections come stories of freight tied  up wailing cars. Perhaps, if the truth were  known it is nol a shortage in freight cars so much  as lack of boats to handle the immense cargoes  already at the seaports awaiting shipment, and  the railway companies do nol wish to further  blockade shipments from the seaports by hauling  more freight there from safe points in the interior. A similar conditions of affairs has existed in lhe Eastern States for lhc past two or  more months. In the Chicago Tribune wc learn  "only one of the through railroads between New  York and Chicago has its tracks clear. There are  100,000 cars, loaded to thc roofs, backed up on  thc storage tracks between the two cities. Goods  that left Chicago in December have not yet gotlcn  within 300 miles of the Atlantic coast. The  storage yards, breakup yards, and emergency  tracks scattered all along the right-of-way for a  distance of 900 miles arc chocked with loaded  cars destined for lhc cast. The docks, piers, private warehouses, public storehouses, and finally  lhc bare, open grounds.are piled high with unloaded goods. The freight lying on the ground  alone will total millions of dollars. With the increase in usual spring domestic business coming  on the car shortage situation will become more  acute. Thc congestion is said to bc costing thc  American manufacturers greal losses. In some  instances the freight includes consignments of  machinery that will not arrive a I their destination in time for European harvests."  SATURDAY AFTERNOON HOLIDAY  Mr. Charles D. Wilson, a visitor from the Antipodes, writes in thc Vancouver Province: "We  in the Antipodes have for some ycars carried into  effect jusl such legislation as is now before your  legislature. I refer to the Agricultural Credits  Bill,, referendum on thc prohibition question, and  tbe weekly hall-holiday for stores. The assistance given by the Government of New Zealand  by way of loans at low rates of interest to settlers  on the land has been thc means of bringing into  cultivation a million of acres during the past  twenty ycars. Legislation making il compulsory  for all stores to close a I 1 p.m. on one day in thc  week and observe that half-day as a public holiday has bccii in operation for a number of years.  Throughout thc whole Commonwealth of Australia the Saturday hall-holiday has become universal wherc for ycars Wednesday was the day  observed, the late shopping night reverted from  Saturday tp Friday. Your Premier is to bc commended for his promise to place such legislation  on the statute books, for 1 feel sure employers  and employes alike when once this act becomes  law will thank him for having enabled them to  enjoy a respite on one half day in the week from  toil lo recreation and pleasure. Doubtless a few  small stores Will raise objections, but this is only  lo bc expcctccLwhcrc they have been,accustomed  for so long to the old order of things."  THE APPLE TAX  The new tariff imposts on apples and oils arc  fair. Thc apple tax is something to be rejoiced  in. 11 should give thc British Columbia apple  growers a chance to show what they can really  do. Maybe it will encourage more apple growing"  and less tennis. Meantime the American fruit  "trust woii'flse! 1 so ifitihy^AVashingloir-*applcsMn  .i *   i      i i i rr*������������������i /  his bitterest accuser lay lack ol" ability al his door.  But they have laid aboul everything else lhere.  How much or how lillle. of what Ihey say of him  is Irue, we arc not in a position to know. But this  is certain: No" man" so heartily damned could  ever achieve and hold the position he does with  no redcVmingT^  slrong. men; men of courage and lhe ability to  light; arc seldom, if ever, polished politicians,  and Ihey generally have a host of weak enemies  as well as a host of strong friends. Bul Mr.  Bowser as cabinet minister, and Mr. Bowser as  Premier and leader of lhe Conservative parly,  are not to be considered in lhe same light. As  party leader, il i.s up to him to bring aboul harmony, if lhis is possible wilhoul lhe sacrilice of  principle.    He i.s certainly entitled lo the confi-  imli'  Toronto and other quick lunch places. These;  handsome productions of Pacific coast orchards  ���������������������������though inferior in flavor���������������������������make fine window  displays and good pics. But if wc can't stand  Ontario apples in Ontario, at least let us have  British Columbia beauties instead of thc, American article. The tariff may help, hi this respect.  If Udoesn't wc shall know that the British Columbia apple growers.are stilUwanting.in organization and selling ability."���������������������������Canadian Courier.  ALMOST FINISHED  One of lhe first draft was knocked out in tbe  Irenches and packed off lo the hospital, still unconscious. On coming to and finding a lot of bandages on him he asked the nurse why hc bad so  many bandages on. This was the reply he received: "You have vinegar cloths on your head to  draw oul fever, a mustard plaster on your back  dence of lhe electors and his party unlit lie lias  had a chance to prove his worlh as head of lhc 1 to draw out pneumonia, and salt packs on your  e believe Mr. Bowser will make feet to draw the frost out of your feel."    Our  poor hero promptly replied: "Say, nurse, you  might sprinkle a little pepper over me, and I'll bc  a dol garned cruel stand."���������������������������Weekly Chronicle.  Government.   W  one of the strongest and safest premiers this Province has ever had. We can never think of him  as a popular idol, in the eyes of his own party or  of the opposition. He is too strong a man and  too fearless ever to become a popular idol, even  in war times.  Mr. Bowser has, up until now, had very little  opportunity lo show his calibre as Premier. The  meeting of thc Legislature will open up avenues  by which he will bc able to start in motion the  several reforms he is reported lo be in favor of.  He should be given a chance. He has a serious  task to handle, and, as leader of the Government,  should be given tlie loyal support of every property owner in the Province who desires lo see a  business administration.  OKANAGAN LAKE FREE OF ICE  The Kelowna Courier says a wonderful change  came over thc scene along the lake front on Tuesday afternoon lasl, when, without any apparent  cause, the great sheet of ice. which had covered  thc lake for so many weeks rapidly broke up  and disappeared from view. In-a little over an  hour the main bulk of it was gone, and on Wednesday morning nol a piece of ice was to be seen  from the shore. Where it has gone to, nobody  seems to know, and certainly thc Kelowna people  don't care. ,���������������������������   When wc confess that we are undone, we  lo business niid"comiiuinilv'upbuilding as a bull-! simply mean lhat wc have weakened and run up  light does lo farming.        " | the white flag.  A shipment of Seeds just arrived. Full assortment of  small, field, roots, grass seeds  and onion sets. (We sell at  Wm. Rennie's prices.) Only a limited quantity of Grass  Seeds on hand.    Book your orders early to avoid delay.  SEEDS  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,  $10.00 per M  $13.00 per M  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. __*���������������������������-,  King Edward  A name that stands for the best in' hotel service  King Edward Hotel, X&TSF*** Enderby  ButterWrapper  Parchment  The Dominion law against the selling, of  butter without the words "Dairy Butter" or  "Creamery Butter"���������������������������as thc 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  the brand of the butter on the label, thc 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 his butter from  the merchant.  It is the duty of every butter maker to comply with the law in this matter. Some butter  makers have 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 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 tliis^iointvaWd^can'be^bought-iirsmalH  quantities at the rate of 50c a hundred in 100 or  50 lots. If you do hot repuire butter wraps in  larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  In lots of 500,  In lots of 1000,  $2.75  3.75  The Walker Press  0.1 Barber Shop  Baths in connection  H. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor  Lawing and jawing occupy the same relation  i :    ' i' ' :i.,"������������������������������������������������������i,���������������������������;i,i!������������������������������������������������������ >  1...H   I  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;  Careful Drivers; Dray ing of all "kinds.  Comfortable and Com<mo-  dious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers and Tourists in-  X vited to give us a trial.  *%!  Renew for The   Press,  $2 per year ^  THURSDAY, MARCH 16,1916  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  AGRICULTURAL  CREDITS ACT  Mr. Alexander Lucas, .member for Yale in the  Provincial Legislature, met British Columbia  farmers in convention at Victoria last week and  took the opportunity to place before them the  salient features of the Agricultural Credits Act.  It is hoped by the Provincial Government to be  able to put the new Act into force within the next  few weeks.  "The reason for the Government undertaking  to furnish credit to the farmers of the Province,"  he said, "is that none of the monetary institutions in the Dominion will loan money to farmers on terms attractive enough to enable them  to make improvements of a productive, nature.  The institutions from which the farmer might  get credit will not lend him money for a sufficiently long period of time at a rate of interest  low enough to be practical. Thc farmer also  wants the privilege of repaying thc whole or any  part of his loan at any time. Thc experience in  other countries and in the Dominion demonstrates clearly that this is thc kind of credit the.  agricultural industry requires.  Mr. Lucas explained that the British Columbia  Agricultural Credits Act passed last session is  largely based on the Rural Credit Act of New  Zealand. Before the operation of the scheme in  New Zealand the'agricultural products exported  amounted to $30 per capita. In 1912, chcifly  because of the operation of the Act, the value of  exports had risen to $111.78 per capita, being the  highest in any country in thc world. At the same  time thc number of bank accounts increased so  that there is now a bank account for every two  and a half persons in the country. Each of these  accounts has an average of $207.     '.  Mr. Lucas explained that when the Credits Act  is brought into force in British Columbia the  . commission, before granting credit,  will have  to be satisfied  with the applicant's ability  to  make a living for himself.   Above all else, how-  / ever, character will count, perhaps as the most  fundamental basis of credit in this, as is the case  in thc business world.   Proofs of sobriety, industry and ability to workwill.be requisites.     Another factor the commission will take into consideration before granting a loan will be the  position of a man's land and its productiveness.  . In New Zealand and Australia the government  ������������������will not extend credit on property that is more  .  than 18 or 20 miles from a railroad.   It is con-  -; sidcrcd rather doubtful whether anyone working  so far from a market "would bc able" to make a  success of his farming, unless hc happened to be  , engaged in sheep-raising or cattle-ranching..  ���������������������������;     It was explained that the delay in bringing .die  Credits Act into force was due chiefly to the in-  / advisability of the Government paying, the high  prices for money that have been prevalent for.  : thc past year.      If  the Government borrowed  money at 7 per cent^ it would mean that the  money could not be loaned to farmers under 8  per cent, as it will take 1 per cent for.administration.   To expect a farmer to pay 8 per cent on  his money is out of the question. -  The farmers of the convention expressed their  commendation of the Government's Agricultural  . Credits Act and asked that it be made effective  immediately-.  ATTEMPTING TOO MUCH ?  ie working popu  be seriously felt.  In a speech at Montreal a few nights ago, Sir  Thomas Shaughnessy said: ,'T cannot believe the  suggestion emanating from the Premier, that we  should endeavor to raise 500,000 men, is a practicable suggestion.   If we Were to attempt to raise  500.000, or add 225,000 to our present army, wc  would be making a draft upon t  lation of this country that^vould  Within the past few days T have received a com  munication from  the Agricultural Department,  asking if the C.P.R. could not lend its assistance  to bringing 10,000 agriculturists to the Western  Provinces to assist in seeding and harvesting, and  taking them home after it is finished/With such  conditions facing us, wc must go slowly about  recruiting, and carry out the best plans For the  country in a sane, methodical and businesslike  way.    Some of the first contingent arc still in  camp in England.    Meantime wc have 130,000  men here, representing an outlay of $10,000,000,  or probably $12,000,000, a month, who by ho process I know of can be moved across for a very  long time to come.   Probably it would have been  belter to have moved more slowly and saved  $5,000,000 a-month for use hereafter, but wc  have them now and must maintain them.   But  will it bc wise for us, with these 130,000, to go on  increasing the debt of the country and therefore  lessening our ability to be of financial service to  thc Empire when thc time comes, if itshould,  when wc arc called upon for such assistance?   If  thc time comes, wc must make any sacrifice  whatever to get the requisite number of troops  to the front to save the situation.   Wc must resort to conscription if necessary,although I do not  think we are prepared for that, or thai it will be  necessary."  Sir Sam Hughes, speaking at thc same meeting  made brief reference to Sir Thomas Shaugh-  ncssy's speech. "I am sorry," he said, "Lord  Shaughnessy does not agree with our plan of  raising regiments. We arc willing to trust him  with the management and raising of railroads,  but I have probably had as much experience as  most in the raising of men, and so far -with fairly  good success."  THE AGE OF ADVERTISING  Give Your Home Printer a  Chance at Your���������������������������  WHAT THE FARMER CAN DO  Speaking before the Farmers' Institute convention in Victoria a few-'days ago*'Mr. W. E.  Scott, deputy minister of agriculture, said:  "_n these days of national stress and trial,  =jwheii^thc.^ery.lmanhoo_d^  sorely tried, the word 'duty' is on everyone's lips,  and wc arc asking ourselves what our duty may  bc, and how can wc help? How can those of us  who, for one reason and another, may not have  the privilege of serving our country at thc front,  help? How can farmers help? Surely wc can  do a great deal. You farmers have given what is  dearest to you���������������������������your sons and relatives���������������������������and  you have also given of your means and resources  and will confinueytbydo soV^What niorc cairyou  do? I would answer, you can do a great deal by  keeping a smiling face in these troublous times,  by trying to keep things going as usual, by redoubling your efforts to increase production in  every way possible. Grow more and better  crops. Keep more and better stock. What a  difference it would make if every farmer were  to grow an acre more of grain, and raise some  of those calves you are now in the habit of sending to the butcher each year, if you were to keep  more hogs, sheep, and poultry. B}r*so doing, you  would bfc increasing the wealth of the Province  and indirectly contributing to the successful production of this Avar.  "Let us, then, try to do our duty, and let us not  be discouraged, but remember that there is a  silver lining to every cloud, and that the sun,  which is now hidden by the black clouds of Avar,  will again shine in all its glory. May that day bc  not far dsitant, and let us hope that when we  next meet in convention the blesings of a lasting  peace will have been assured the world."  MR. SHATFORD MAY GET PORTFOLIO  According to the Penticton Herald, it is rumored in legislative ^circles at Victoria that when  the office of Minister of Agriculture is created the  portfolio will be offered to Mr. L. A. Shatford,  member for the Similkameen. Mr. Shatford has  already been appointed chairman of thc ways  and means committee.  This is the.age of advertising. This agency  has at last come into its, own as.a .powerful;factor  in business; _ Crude and unscientific methods  have often been employed in the past, and,sometimes on. behalf of unsound propositions., thus  tending to create an impression, once rather  widely held, that advertising, was-unreliable, and  that advertised goods lacked merit.  Experience soon. established , the wisdom  of  true and the folly-of fraudulent - advertising.   It  did not take long to convince the. retail merchant  and the mail order man that honestly worded  and intelligently placed  advertising paid���������������������������they  got direct returns in orders and in cash which  they could feel and count.   Thc manufacturer of  Branded goods learned more slowly that a properly planned advertising campaign would creale  a sale for his goods through the regular channels  of trade.   Experience, however, has proven this  to bc a fact, until today there is scarcely an article  intended for human consumption which has not  been branded or trade-marked, and that brand  or trade-mark driven home in the public mind  through intelligent advertising, persistently continued in. '  Even in the conservative ranks of the members of what arc known as the learned profes-  sions^thc-practicc-oLadvertfsingJs.sprcadingJtksr.  pitc the tradition that it is "unethical"���������������������������though  why it is "unethical" lo announce a readiness to  discharge thc service which it is the ambition  and life business of lhc professional man to perform, is a little puzzling to plain persons outside  the charmed circle.  Business, trade, society and the whole structure of the community is bound together by the  co-operation of individuals and institutions and  tlicTihter^relatioh^  organization is the most efficient in which these  interchanges arc .most-readily and rapidly affected. The agency which best facilitates these  exchanges'of service is that of advertising; and  an intelligent and universal resort to it is a sure  sign of alertness and progressiveness in a community.���������������������������Summerland Review.  BANKER'S ADVICE ON INVESTMENTS  Loose Leaf Billheads  Letterheads  Statements  Booklets .  Counter. Check Books  Stock Certificates  Window Cards  Stork Cards  Ball Programmes  Butter Wrappers  Duplicate Billing Forms        'Y,  Envelopes r'~  v  Price Lists  Dodgers  . Circular Letters (typewriter)  Posters , ,   -  Wedding Stationery  Wedding Cake Boxes and Cards  * Invitations  ; Visiting Cards  AH Lines of Ruled and Unruled Writing Paper  In Short: Anything in Printing.  HAVE YOUR PRINTING DONE IN THE HOME TOWN.  THE WALKER   BRESS  .-V-''  Get "More Money" for your Furs  .Bcaver, Foxes, Muskrat, Wolves, Marten, Fisher,  . White Weasel and other Far bearers collected in your section ���������������������������  SHIP YOUR FURS DIRECT to "SHUBERT" the lamest  bouse In the World dealing exclusively in NORTH AMEBIC AN RAW FtKS  a reliable���������������������������responsible���������������������������safe Fur House with an unblemished reputation existing-for "more than a third of a century," alonj? successful record of sending- Pur Shippers promnr, SATISFACTORY  AND.PROFITABLE returns.. Write for "Cfteflrfjubtrt fefcipptr."  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  ;Wrile Ior M-NOW-R'b FREE  AR SHUBERT Inr 25-27 west austinave.  . 49. OflUPI-IX. I, inc. Dept.C86 CHICAGO, U.S.A.  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodjte No. 40  Regular meetings fir������������������t  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  R. E. WHEELER  W.M.  W. J. LEMKE  Secretary  London, March 10.���������������������������At the resumed hearing of  the .case of Captain Banbury vs. the Bank of  Montreal, thc question arose as to the authority,  if any, branch managers had to bind thc hank in  regard to advice on investments. Lord Reading  thought the real question was whether, if Mr.  Galletly gave advice to the plaintiff, hc did so in  his private capacity, or as hank manager. If,  during the usual conversation over dinner, Mr.  Galletly recommended certain investments, nobody would suggest that llie bank was liable. But  if the bank manager saw Captain Banbury at the  bank premises as a customer or a prospective  customer of the bank, that was a different matter. His Lordship suggested that if the jury  thought there was negligence, there would also,  he thought, be the question as lo what damages  the plaintiff had suffered by reason of his acting  v.a thc advice of Mr. Galletly..  Live ads or dead business���������������������������which is profitable?  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall. Visitors cordially invited to attend.  R. E. HARKINS. C. C.  G. W. HUGHES, K. R. S.  R. J. COLT ART. M.F.  Hall suitable forConcerts, Dancca nnd all public  entertainments.    For rales. t;tc, address,.  F. FRAVEL. Enderby  PROFESSIONAL  ^C. SKALING, B. A..  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell. Blk. Enderby, B.C.  M  ISS F. WALTER-HUGHES,  (Certificated 'Higher Div., R. A. M.)  Pupil for tlie p;ist five years of Roland Rogers, Esq., M.A., Mus.Doc,  Oxfor., and Miss OberhofTer, L.R.  A.M.  Lessons on PianoTorte and in voice  Production and Musical Theoiy.  For terms apply to Box 583, City.  C. P.  R. TIMETAB  LE  >rth  Southbound  Nc  jound  10.20 lv.  Sicamous  ar  18.30  10.53'  Mara  17.41  11.09  Grindrod  17.24  11.24  ENDERBY  17.08  11.50  Armstrong  16.38  12.00  Realm  16.28  12.11  Larkin  16.15  12.38  Vernon  15.48  13.00 ar.   Okanagan Ldg.  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  Albeila,=^th&-=Yukon-4*erritor-yy^the-=  Northwest Territories and a portion  of the Province oi* British Columbia,  may be leased for a lerm 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 he  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent of sub-Agent of the district in which rights applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territory the land  must bc described by sections, or  legal sub-divisions of sections, and  in unsurveyed territory thc tract  applied for shall be staked out by  the^ applicant himself.    *  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of 85 which will bc  refunded if the rights applied for  arc nol available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall bc paid on thc'iner-  chanlablc output of the mine at the  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 coal  mined and pay the royalty thereon.  If the coal mining rights are not  operated, such returns should be  furnished al least once a year.  The lease will include the coal  mining rights only, but the lessee  may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights as may  bc considered necessary for the  working of the mine, at the rate of  $10 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of  lhe Department of thc 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.  Afternoon tea and other light refreshments served at Joe's. ^_ LswuwsaaattVJ **w   .i*.****...  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  THURSDAY, MARCH 16,1916  YEAST  MAKES PERFECT BREAD  Co-Operative Creamery Soon to Go  A number of farmers from Mara-  Grindrod wav attended a meeting  held at Armslrong last Thursday lo  consider the organization and oper  PROVINCIAL FINANCES  "While Provincial revenues are  falling the Government is culling  down expenditures at a faster rate,  it would appear from Auditor-General Allison's financial statement  for the lirst nine months of the  present fiscal year, and the expected deficit this year will be a  good ileal less lhan the deficit for  the fiscal year ending March 31 lasl.  Whereas the Provincial expenditure for the fiscal year ending Mar  consider iiie ui B.iiu/.tiiivi. ���������������������������> I---   >im_ ���������������������������"���������������������������   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-   . - --  iition of the co-operative creamery j 31>  ,<)15) WSIS ���������������������������������������������11,{M2,()0/, thai lor  established there by the farmers ol    .       .      months ending December  )llg. .  ...    --.-  shares ���������������������������* required have been subscribed, and Ihe following directors  were appointed: Messrs.-���������������������������James. M.  Wright, .1. H.. Keary, Thos. .Skyrme  and A. W. Hunter. It is. expected  to have the creamery ready to start  bv April 1st. It will be in charge o  aii experl from thc East,* engaged  through the Department ol Agriculture, and every assurance is given  that lhc business will be conducted  in a manner that will bring success  to the enterprise.  You read lhc other fellow's ad,  and the mere fast that you do  should convince you that advertising is a profitable investment;  lhat U will bring business. Thc  fact lhat the other fellow advertises is probably lhe reason hc is  getting more business than js  falling lo you.  MATERNITY NURSING.  Enderby.  Mrs/West,  '    ml-tf  EGGS���������������������������Guaranteed   strictly   fresh;  30c doz.    Mrs. E. Gray.  Dinner  Sets  Gold Band Dinner Sets, 96 pes.  $20.00  revenue lor the fiscal year up to  March 31, 1915, was $7,974,4%, and  that for the nine ���������������������������months ending  December 31 last was,.$4,838,454.  To carry the comparisons still further���������������������������the'Provincial deficit for the  fiscal year to March '31, 1915, as  shown in the public accounts submitted at the open ing of the session of lhc legislature was $3,908,-  171, but the deficit for the nine  months ending last December is but  $2,061,671.* * Tliis is at lhc rate of  $2,750,000 per year and it would  therefore appear evident that the  deficit for the fiscal year ending  this month will be at least a million  less than lhat for thc last fiscal  year. The figures in tli2 auditor-  general's report would, also suggest that thc revenue for this fiscal  year, if the same ratio is preserved  as during the first nine months,  would come to about $6,500,000, as  compared with close to eight million in lhe last fiscal year. On the  same basis lhc expenditures of the.  Province for this fiscal year arc  expected to come to aboul $9,250,-  000. as compared with nearly $12,-  000,000 for the lasl fiscal year.  "WATER IN THE HEAD"  I suppose we're a lot of heathens,  Don't live on lhe angel plan,  Bul   we're  sticking it here in  the  trenches,  And doing lhe best we can.  Marble Pattern, 123 pieces  $20.00  Blue Band, 97 pieces,  $23^95  Plain White, 98 pieces  $1000  W. I. Woods  While, preachers over in Canada,  Who  rave  aboul knigdom come,  Ain't pleased with our ability,  And are wanting to stop our rum.  Water, thev say, would be belief;  Water! Great Scot! Out here  We're up to our knees in water;  J)o you think we are standing in  beer?  Incredible as it May Seem  Some men may yet be found,  incredible as il may seem, who  arc attempting lo do business as  merchanls, and depending upon  mouth to mouth conveyance ol  news for the spread of the good  repute of their business, believing that they do nol need to advertise' in their local papers.  They are, however, becoming  less and less bv virtue of such  belief. Here is lhe opinion ol a  contemporary on such methods  and merchanls:  "That condition may have prevailed   many   years   ago   when  people who had nothing to do  but  gossip  about  their  neighbors.'   In those limes everyone  discussed all of his home purchases with all of his neighbors.  Today a man who depends upon  conversation    and    gossip    to  spread the news of his store will  nol find that his place of business is much frequented.    Thc  world is full of wide interests,  and thc bargains one may find  in a certain store arc ordinarily  known only to those who find  them.    The  newspaper  is  the  only efficient means of acquaint-  news oi' thc community. For one  person that will learn something  about a given store by word ol  mouth, aJuindrcd learn about it  through newspaper notices. The  advertising columns of a newspaper are read just as attentively as any sensation that may appear in the news columns.   The  results of the two policies arc  obvious.   In one case thc merchant drags along, with only a  small  part  of   the  community  knowing anything aboul what  is happening in his store.   In the  other case, practically everyone  knows when thai merchant has  special bargains, and what can  bc done in his store at any given  time.    Can  there be thc least  question, as to what kind of merchants get the business?"  Brighten Up  Now is the time to paint an  and out.    Our line of Paints is  Buggie Paint, Wagon and  Barn Paint, Alabastine (all col  A complete line of Paint Br  Our stock of Household H  plete than it is this Spring.  Tools for the Mechanic, Fa  We are pleased to quote yo  We do Plumbing and Sheet  Bring along your repairs.  d brighten up the home���������������������������inside  complete for all purposes.  Implement Paint, House Paint,  ors) in stock.  ushes.  ardware was never more com-  rmcr or Logger,  u prices at any time.  Metal Work.  Mail.Orders receive or careful and prompt attention.  Fulton Hardware (St  PLUMBINGHEATINGJINSMITHING  RECRUITS   WANTED  FOR OVERSEAS  JOIN THE OKANAGAN COMPANY  OF THE 172nd BATTALION C. E. F.  "The Cariboo Rangers"  CAPT. P. De Lautour, O.C.,  Box 122, Vernon, B.C.  Tel. 230 and 310o  Recruiting Office at Frank Spencers  Barnard Ave*., Vernon, B.C.  GOD SAVE THE KING  all  right  from  the  Oh,   it   sounds  pulpit, , .       .  When vou sit in a cushioned pew,  Bul trv four days in the trenches  And* see how the water will do.  Some of the coffee-faced blighters,  I  think must be German-bred.  It's lime Ihey called in the doctor,  For it's water they have in the  head.  (Thc above piece is from a man  in the Irenches. and was written  when he heard B. C. was trying to  vote "dry.")���������������������������Weekly Chronicle,  -Bra m shot!  -Eng-  Fire  insurance  0 SPALLUMCHEEN!  JO Spallumcheen! O Spallumcheen!  ! Living waters    Mountain stream  | Passing thru thy banks so green,  'Bright as crystal! pure and clean!  !l'"roin Ihe rocky peaks it comes  i'l'linr the-mountain* valley runs;  I Come, all ve who have not seen,  "-{--.(Miii'-iiml view-ahe..Si)alluiiichcejiL  ' In ils waler salmon sport,*  CALEDONIAN    INSURANCE    CO.,',"^ ffi^.RTIhc'SclE!;  Coyotes vend lhe air with yells;  Past   mountain   rough   and   rugged  ; Thru narrow puss, on current stiff,  Your boat glides calmly and serene  :Tlmi shadows deep and  beauteous  ;|iiSsuiiiiikm" heal, seek  leafy  nook,  1 \iimse yourself wilh line or book:  To pass a day as in a dream  iGo Hunting down the Spallunichecn.  If any butter maker makes  butter she's proud of, and has  good reason to be, it's good business for her to let the world  know about it and wherc it came  from. Nicely printed butter paper���������������������������real parchment���������������������������and printed with an alkali ink that won't  run or look greasy, will do it.  Jap mattings and matts���������������������������new  and exquisite in design���������������������������placed  in slock lhis week. McPherson's.  he oldest Srollish  Fire  Company  Insurance  ALLIANCE ASSURANCE CO., Ltd  of London,'England  .   Assets exceed $120,000,000  THE UNION OF PARIS  One  of thc largest  Fire Insurance  Companies in the World.  J. E. CRANE  AGENT*  FRESH  FISH  EVERY   THURSDAY  "WETS"  SNOWED   UNDER  A heavy snowstorm accompanied  I in some districts by a gale, was in  ' progress on Monday all over Manitoba, when lhe vote was cast on the  ; prohibition question in that Province. Double the normal amount  :of snow has fallen this winler, and  'in country districts fences and  oilier familiar marks have disap-  ipearcd. Despite the snow and the  Might vole polled in some of thc outliving districts, the Province voted  ! strongly in favor of Prohibition.  JEven the cities ranged themselves  I in the "dry" column.  GEO. R. SHARPE  WHOLESALE -RETAIL BUTCHER  FOB SALE��������������������������� Loose alfalfa hay; also  clover hnv baled and loose.  Cheap.   C.'W. Hull'man.  The Largest Piano Tuning Business  in the West  f got this bv giving satisfaction  with years of factory and other valuable experience. It is with me a  matter of business conscience to  have every instrument at its best,  iTnirfe=VT?tim*i^  as well as tuning, giving an appreciative ear and all with consideration for good music in truensss and  beauty of tone that is possible, and  value for their money. This the  manufacturers know builds up the  reputation of Iheir instruments also  and this i.s why I am highly recommended bv the best piano firms,  being the best authority in Canada.  ALVIN E. PERKINS  I will be in Enderby sometime  during April. Orders may be lelt  with Mr. .1. 15. Crane, or at thc  ollico of Ihe Walker Press.   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: <nA  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 oiler considered.   Cash or terms.   For further particulars apply���������������������������  J. S. JOHNSTONE,       Enderby  NOW  Is Ihe time to order your Spring  Suit. Customer's own material  made up. Prices from $15 up. Local agent for Canadian Appard Co.  Suits to your measure from spl/;ou.  Cleaning!  Pressing  and   Repairing.  A. E. WEST  Ladies' and Gents' Tailor.  SEALED TENDERS .superscribed  "Tenders for Water Transport,  Sicamous to Six Mile Creek, Mara  Lake." will be received by the Hon.  Minister of Public Works until 31st  March, 1!)1(>, for the transport between Sicamous, B.C., and the pnv  posed Internment Road Camp at  Six Mile Creek, Mara Lake, B.C.,  and also a rate for transport of  freight between the siding on the  Shuswap and Okanagan Railway  opposite the Six Mile Point and the  said Internment Camp, of all Government officials and employees,  military officers, men and interned  aliens, and Government and military supplies and equipment (including explosives) the said transport service to take effect upon the  termination of the Internment  Camp at Two Mile Point, Mara  Lake.  Freight Service  Tenders :,hall state:���������������������������  Rale per ton from Sicamous to  the proposed Internment Camp,  also from Six Mile Siding to the  said camp, consignments 200 lbs.  and under lo be loaded and un-  loadecHbv^tlie=c()iitractor-Sr=eonsign-  ments over 200 lbs. to be loaded  and   unloaded   by   the  consignees,  any part of a ton to be paid for al  a proportionate rate. Men transported for the purpose of loading  freight lo be carried free.  Weights stated on bills of lading  of thc Canadian Pacific Railway  Company lo be accepted by the  Contractor.  The Contractor to be responsible  for loss or damage to goods from  the time goods are loaded on boat  until delivered at Camp.i  Passenger Service  Tenders shall state price per  head for carrying . passengers on  regular trips arid price per head  (and ammunition price) for carrying passengers on special trips, and  a special return rate for officers  and men' in uniform.  Number  of   Trips  Three regular trips to be made  per   day   to   connect   with   C.P.R.  trains.   ���������������������������  Mail Matter  All mail matter to bc carried free  of charge on. regular and special  trips when put on board the boat.  The lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted.  J. E. GRIFFITH.  Deputy Minister and Public Works  Engineer.  Public Works Department. Victoria, B.C.  ,  LOST���������������������������On Wednesday, March 1st,  on C.P.R. train, a parcel addressed  to-Miss WMnnip.Collinson.-care.Dr..  Keith.     Finder   please   return   to  above address.  Munro&Co.  Dry Goods Specialists  ARMSTRONG  cMillinery  Announcement ......  Mrs. Josephine Watson (of Seattle) is again  in charge of our Aillinery Department. She  has just returnd from the opening and is  displaying an excellent range of Smart  Spring-Aodels _4T MODERATE PRICES.  MIDDY WAISTS  A big range from a r���������������������������  VOILE WAISTS  Dainty Styles at (h-j   ftf?  A. 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