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 #  \  Enderby, B. C.,������������������ April 27, 191G  AND      WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol. 9; No. 9;   Whole No. 429  !  ENDERBY AND DISTRICT NEWS  morning!  Packing  cggsY  from  the  from the  Ender-  Good  Miss   Mohr    returned  coast on Saturday.  Miss Forster  retiirnc,d  coast a few days ago.  Mrs. Rupert Davy visited  by from Mara Saturday.  J. C. English spent the week-end  at his home from Vernon.  Miss Mollie Moser is visiting her  sister, Mrs.  R, AV.  Patten.  Miss M. Ruttan is spending the  week with Enderby friends.  Lieut. Howard Logan and "wife  spent Easter with Mrs. Logan.'  Miss Beattie i.s spending the  holidays at her'home in Kamloops.  Mrs. A. C. Skaling spent the  week end with her sister at Revelstoke. .  Miss Stella Oakes is spending lhe  holidays 'at her home, from Armslrong. ,  Lieul. and Mrs.. AV. J. Hatcher  came up from Vernon Saturday to  spend Easter."  Pie. John McMahon is spending  a week at his home from Victoria  military camp.  Born���������������������������At * the   Collage   Hospila'  April  20th, to Mr. and "Mrs  Metcalfe, a son.  _   E. H. Corpe, of thc Bank of Mon:  * treal ��������������������������� stall",   Vancouver,   is  visiting  Enderby-friends. - * V  ..    Mrs.. H. ,W. -Keith  ancl  children  are spending a week or two on a"  visit to Vancouver.  A*. C. Skaling* left-for Vancouver-  last Thursday, to bc absent a few  days on legal business.   , ������������������  Kenneth Strickland and Sam  Roberts left on Tuesday for Kamloops to join the 172nd Batt.  ' Now is the time to have your  piano tuned. Mr. Perkins, the ex-  perl, is in Enderby this week.  Several   carloads  of  poles  were  rfhipped   to   Minneapolis   the   past  -week by Messrs. Lindsley Bros.  Arthur. Buchko and family left  Wednesday for Ashland, Wis.,  where they will reside in future.  Geo. Pearce, of the Bank of Montreal staff, Vernon, spent the holidays with his sister, Mrs.' R. D.  Long.  Lieut, and Mrs. Plnmbly ancl  Lieut. Wilkinson came ih Friday  from Kamloops to spend Easter  with friends.  G. G. Campbell received"word a  few days ago to proceed to Kamloops to take a position in the C.  P.R. ollices there.   Mrs-Love-a ncl -Miss, l)aisy_Sewc11,  arrived from the-south on Friday  to spend Easter week wilh their  mother and sisters.  Married���������������������������At Salmon Arm, April  Olh, Miss 'L.-.Hatt,- of Summerland,  to Mr. Allen Gaiter, of Salmon Arm,  formerly "of Enderby.  Mrs. Barnes, of Mcrritt, after a  visit of some weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Logan, returned to her home last week.  Pie. C.-G.-Pii>er-spenUuTew-days  al home lhis week from the Sica-  now con-  Ovcrseas  R. M. Hadow, of thc B. N.  Vancouver, is visiting his  and wife, Mr. and Mrs. R.  A. staff,  brother  Hadow.  A recent census gave Mara 00  children of school age, and the  good news has been received from  Victoria that a modern two-room  school will be built there this  summer.  Mrs. F. S. Stevens returned from  Bend, Ore., last week, bringing her  grandson, George, home wilh her  to await the coming of Mrs. Prince  who is enjoying a.visit to St. Paul  ancl.other eastern points.*  Word was received from Corp.  Kenneth Glen a week or more ago  telling of his narrow escape in the  recent fighting in Belgium. He was  hit in the foot by a piece bf shell  and  'was   shot   through   the " hat.  T. P.' Saddler and family, residents of Enderby the past half year  or more, received word this week  of his appointment to the position  of Kettle Valley agent at Pcnliclon, whither they are going before  the week-end.  Lumber shipments by the Okanagan Saw Mills continue satisfactory to the management. Several  Chas! carload shipments have lately been  sent to eastern state points, and a  few. days, ago, a carload of pine  was sent direct to'Halifax.  Celebration or no celebration,  Manager Bobbs is going io put on  a movie show on May 24th that will  makc-everybocly feel good. Il will  ���������������������������be .-largely comedy," the -.main * feature of which,, will be Charlie  Chaplin in the two-reel photoplay;  "Caught in a Cabarelte."  The celebration of the battles  of Ypres ancl Feslubert are being  linked with the celebration of Empire Day this-year at various cities  where May 24th is usually celebrated. How'about Enderby's celebration? Anybody heard anything  sounding like a celebration awaking out of its slumber?  Dr. Keith has a new one on the  poultrykeepcr. Last week a hen of  his flock brought out a hatch of  eleven chicks. She had stolen  away and did the work on the q.t.  On investigation he discovered that  Biddy laid , the eggs and hatched  her brood in thc ice house ancl  virtually on a cake of ice.  Thos. H. Calder spent, the  week-end in Enderby from Penticton. Mr. Calder reports thc Penticton school increased lo nine  teachers, with a further additions  to_the_enrolIment_weekly. He says  Penticton is moving ahead  substantial way, with a  business blocks in the  erection, ancl new Tamil  LATEST   WAR   SUMMARY  According lo last reports from  ollicial sources, the Germans attempted another naval raid on ihe  Easl Coast of England on Monday.  In the early morning a number of  enemy battle cruisers appeared oil"  Lowestoft ancl were  engaged by the local  number    of  immediately  naval forces  British   light  in   a  number of  course  of  ics coming  clays.  mous camp.   Mr. Piper is  templating   joining    the  forces.  lease  remember the Red Cross  market stall open on Saturday afternoon, May Gth, at the Red Cross  Room. All contributions arc-mosl  acceptable.  F.   H.   Barnes   was   home   Irom  ��������������������������� Mr. Ba.rnes was  slight  attack   of  Vernon this week,  suffering  from   a  rheumatism contracted at the military camp.  Dr. E. IT. Crawford has been  made captain of Company,. A of, the  armv dental corps, and is now on  duty in thc vicinity of thc world's  metropolis.  Ii. E. Blanchard came in from  thc coast to spend Easter with his  family. Mr. Blanchard is a member of the engineer corps stationed  at Vancouver.  Chief Fire Warden Jas. Evans, of  Salmon Arm, spent a few days in  Enderbv this week pueparing his  deputies for an early start in the  season's work.  An exchange remarks, J hat  town is full of flies where the merchants do not advertise," ancl another replies, "A town is what its  people make it."  The ladies of Enderby are invited to inspect our new line of  light goods for summer wear, at  Speers'.  into town to locate every few  Two burials have taken place at  Mara within the past week or two,  ancl a feeling of deep sympathy has  o'crshadowed all else in the village of promise. The"sad ending  of lhe life of that sterling young  In a iv~A I exa nder". 11 am i 11 oiv^war 111 c  first to bring gloom, and this was  followed in a few days by the  death of Mrs. Robert Burr, mother  of Mrs. J. R. Campbell, who died  at the Vernon hospilal early last  week.  Chas. W. Little says hc i.s frequently receiving enquiries Improperly from prospective seltiers  who have an eye on lhc advantages  of Mara and district. He adds that  the outlook i.s brighter for sales  lhan they have been for Iwo or  three .seasons, and the best feature  i.s lo be found in the fact that very  few ranchers in the district desire  to sell. They are satisfied lo proceed with Ihe development of their  farms, and are putting in more  acreage to ciop than  ever before.  Henry Peters, of Calgary, i.s visiting Enderby this week. A year  or two ago Mr. Peters was in the  harness business here. Since going from Enderby hc has been with  the Northwest Saddlery Company  of Calgary,, which company has  handled several large contracts for  the Imperial Government. He reports business very good al Calgary, though saddle contracts are  a thing of thc past. The farmers  are buying extensively preparatory  for a big season's operations.  Joe's ice cream made a big  jump into popular favor this week.  ancl   a  cruisers and destroyers. In twenty  minutes the German ships drew off.  Before they went, however, they  opened fire on thc coast, killing  two men, a woman and a child, bul  the material damage, apparently,  was small. In lhe engagement two  British light cruisers- and a destroyer were hit.  Augustine Birrell, chief secretary  for Ireland, announced in the  House of Commons' on Monday that  grave disturbances . broke out in  Dublin on Sunday. He added thai  Iroops had been sent to lhe Irish  capital, .and that the situation was  now well in hand. Twelve civilians and four or live soldiers he re-,  ported had been killed before *lhc  disturbances were quelled. The  rebels were in possession of four  or five parts of the city ofv Dublin,  they had captured thc ��������������������������� postoflice  ancl cut thc telegraph wires. Sir  Roger Casement had been taken  prisoner with" others for attempting to land guns on the Irish coast.  At Verdun- heavy bombardments  are.carried on daily by both sides.  ���������������������������Such, in fan try-attacks, as .the enemy  has --attempted the . past week, are  reported to" have been repulsed,  ancl lhe French are holding the line  established by them when the Be'th-  incourl salient was evacuated a  -week or more ago. It is reported  lhat 30,000 Russian."Iroops have  been landed in France to assisLin  the great offensive which is mooted  by the Allies at an early dale.  These troops arc said lo be the first  contingent of a quarter of a million  to be sent lo the western front by  Russia.  The position in the Balkans remains-unchanged with the exception lhat Frynce and Great Britain  have-seized the harbor of Argos-  toli and slate their intention to land  elsewhere on the island of Cepha-  lonia, one of thc Ionian group belonging to Greece.  In Armenia the Russians have  captured the important Black Sea  port of Trebizond, and are said to  lie advancing in pursuit of Turkish  forces.   In Mesopot a ni iTrilTe~Biri ti*sh_f*TTi'ccrp  going to the relief of Gen. Town-  shencl who has been besciged for  143 clays at Kut-el-Amara, has succeeded' in driving the enemy back  along the Tigris and i.s reported  to have advanced somewhat on the  ancl other properties owned or held  by Germans or their representatives in British Columbia, Premier  Bowser replied that by seclion 91  of the British North American Act  the Parliament of Canada' has exclusive legislative authority  in  all  i  THE RIGHT SPIRIT  matters    relating   to    aliens,  therefore    the    Province    has  power   to   legislate   so   as   lo  criminate against aliens.  ancl  no  dis-  PA TRIOTIC  FUND SUBSCRIBERS  As a result of the appe'al made on  Jan. 1st by His Royal Highness lhc  Governor General, ancl lhc campaigns subsequent thereon, the  Canadian Patriotic Fund has received pledges and assurances estimated as likelv to vicld during  191G no less than $10~,000,000. In  one or two provinces the campaign  has not been completed ancl the result has had to be estimated. In  such cases a conservative figure has  been taken. The amounts assured  according to. provinces are as  follows:  Nova  Scotia    $ ��������������������������� 500,000  New Brunswick       350,000  P. Ed. Island   .".        40,000  Quebec      2,000,000  Ontario      Saskatchewan   ..  Alberla      British Columbia  Yukon   "   Manitoba   .... V  About  heard  road to KuUcl-Amnra.-  Another Zeppelin raid on lhc  English coast look place Sunday  night. No mention is made of lhc  tlaiiuig(LJiQli_i_VV_:_._VV:  'ON  ___���������������������������*���������������������������_������������������������������������������������������____���������������������������  CASUALTY  LIST  Lieul. Win. R. .Matcher received  ���������������������������word from Oltowa this week of  the death of his brother, John M.,  who died of wounds received presumably at St. Eloi. Ptc. Hatcher  left Enderby wilh the flrsl contingent, a member of lhc 2nd C. M. R.  He was a sterling character. 20  ycars of age, and lhe stuff of which  heroes are made.  Word has also been received ol  lhe dcalh from wounds of Pie. Jack  While, though so* far as we have  been able lo learn ollicial notification has nol been received bv his  friends in Enderby.  was also a member of  M.  -    .-...-..: .    $-.$10,5.00,000  In   Brilish   Columbia* 'actual 'results have been reported froih.thc  places in the following list,  forty points arc slill to be  from: ���������������������������  Armstrong    $    2,000  Creslon     2,000  Cranbrook        18,500  ,  Chase    "        600 M  Enderbv   ........ S.      1,0001  Fernie "and  district     25,000 J  Grand  Forks    "   5,000  Greenwood       ,9,000  Golden        3,000  IJedlev         9,000  Kaslo". 5,000  Ladvsfhilh and  Extension..    0,000  Lvtlon        1,200  Nelson      17,000  New   Denver           750  Wc cannot all be patriots-in the  sense of appearing as sucn in public, but those of us to whom the  privilege of platform speaking, ,or  even of'persuasion is denied, can  by force of example declare ourselves. This form of patriotism is  denied to no man. in exercising it  we are serving God ancl performing  a duty owing both to ourselves and  lo the country. We are also encouraging emulation. How far, or  even in what direction,' that may  reach none of us can foretell. To  the right thinking man, lo.lhe true  patriot, it will be enough to know,  that-within his power he is doing  all that may be done. The extent "  of his personal influence will not  trouble him so much as lhe knowledge that he is bending all his best  ell'orts to . accomplisn something  useful in life will inspire him.  No man or woman is justified in  ignoring thc call. . He or she who ���������������������������**  recognizes  it  to  the   full  by  such  useful production as lies wilhin his -  or ..her power is  fulfilling a  God-*-  given duty.    He who is guilty oh.,  waste,  of wilful  extravagance; .of- -  woeful   selfishness,   places  himself.\  beyond-the pale of the patriot, be--r  yond   the pale  of  Christian. cluty'V  This is a.truth that one ancl all-need"  GOO'.OOO' to rccognize-and, thatVn recogniz-'-.  90*000 jhig jwill-bring   "lto    activity--the'-J  Independent RiSht Spirit. ,, in- producing-and inz-   .'i saving, un practicing  /  5,450,000  500,000  500,000  a- wise ecoivy -  omy,.\vc may7not be doing as"much' "���������������������������  as-'the 'sdldicr/in" the" tfehchesirwhoV  is "exercising that, divine quality. 61";,*  olfcring-his life'for his friend;" but/,  we" shall, al least to some extent,  show  a  becoming appreciation  of.  the existing order of affairs.    And  this' is  possible  to  every'man,'be "  he    -lawyer,     doctor,     merchant,  'iinncr or common laborer.  PUBLIC SCHOOL HONOR ROLL  Creek  School  Westminster      50,000  New  Phoenix   ....  Princeton   . ..  Prince Rupert  Rossiand   . ..  Revelstoke   ..  Si Iverton  ��������������������������� 12,000  Trail"   20,000  18,000  2,500  10,000  30,000  8,000  Report   of Ashlpn  for monlh of April:  Total   clays   attendance,   90.5.  No days school in session, 14. .  Preliminary   year���������������������������Ruth   Baxter.  - Junior Fourth���������������������������Betty Baxter.  Junior Third���������������������������VIosta Staincr.  Second   Class���������������������������Dorothea   Baxter.  Vancouver  Victoria   .  .300,000  .185,000  The Right Idea  Ptc.   While  the 2nd C.  R.  The  brings  last published casually list  thc tolal Canadian casualties iii Ihe fighting at SI. Eloi so far  reported to 1921. made up as follows: killed in action, 248: died of  wounds and sickness, 144; missing  and believed killed, 10; missing  and believed wounded,-30; wounded, 1,407: ill. 77.  Dominion Alone Has the Power  Asked in the Provincial House  what action, if any, the Provincial  Government intends to take in connection with lands, coal rights,  waler rights, stocks in companies  Win. Duncan returned from the  Alberla store of W. J. Woods last  week, and i.s back behind thc counter in Mr. Woods' Enderby store.  As the spring opens Mr. Woods-  finds his fruit orchard and- farm  properly demands more of his time  lie has'the material on thc ground  for a new barn on his river property which will be 110 feel long, fl  i.s Mr. Woods' intention lo have this  farm well stocked with milch cows  and hogs, chickens, clc, with the  intention of pulling lhe product of  his ferine acreage inlo form so it  walk lo market instead of be-  haulcd.  Slickloiliveness Rewarded  If James Franklin Fravel shows  one-hair the executive ability that  he has shown in slickloiliveness,  Fnderby will have  a very high order,  mav bc certain of,  faithfully carry out  dertakes lo do. In  Thursday a total  were cast. Of  Mr.   Fravel  a in  can  an alderman of  One thing wc  Mr. Fravel will  anything he until e' el eel ion last  or 111 ballots  these 59 were for  54 for Mr. Grant.  There was one spoiled ballot. In  order lo show no partiality this  elector voted for both candidates.  Mr. Fravel will*-therefore fill the  unexpired   term   of   Mr.   Pell,   re-  Yaroslav Slamberg.  Second Primer���������������������������Paul Stainer,  Joe Miska.  Perfect in attendance, Betty  Baxter, Dorothea Baxter, VIosta  Stainer, Paul Stainer.   Perfect in.__punctualityJ_  Belt v..  Baxter,    Dorothea    Baxter,    VIosta  Stainer, Paul Stainer, Joe Miska.  Standing for month: 1st, Betty  Baxter, 90.3; 2nd, Paul Stainer, 80;  3rd, Dorothea Baxter, 82.  LlI.Y   M.  TUKHKHN,  'cachcr  l/i Easier Offering  Dear  do you  II' >ou  lowed  collate!  realm  reader,  says  an   exchange,  owe the printer anything?  do, wc ,bcg that wc. be al-.  to   coniiniine   with   a   little  til.  l The good   coin  of the  is whal  we need  lo enable  Water-glass  Teccc & Son.  in bulk; 40c a quart.  See the  children's  new line of ladies' and  summer wear at Speers'.  us to abide with thee. Lillle drops  or water make llie* mighty ocean  and many little remitlaiices of accounts we now have on our books  would help us mightily in conducting our business, even.if it should  nol be sullicienl lo enable us to ride  in on thc cesorftropprsrgHUDSRM  in on lhc crest of prosperity. Send  us an Easter offering flecked wilh  lillle particles of silk thread,  adorned wilh symbolic signs thai  place upon it a negotiable value.  The Board or School Trustees desire to urge all parents having  pupils ror lhe high school lo Jeml  every assistance in encouraging  regular attendance with tlie reopening or school after Easter holidays; Thc services of Mr. Welch,  recently of Kelowna high school,  have been accepted by,the board,  ancl they feel they have in thc new  teacher'one or the best it i.s possible to get. Mr. Welch and family  will arrive in Enderby on Saturday.  The children's Easter service in the  Presbyterian Sunday School was greatly enjoyed by a-large audience.  You will find a fresh stock or delicious candies at Joe's. ���������������������������  hJA  ._   I   -!..   .      _  *������������������������������������' .~7JSRt  l-ll"-??*.!,     -  .... ������������������*-,&.������������������-���������������������������  :VV*4l  SS&4' THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  THURSDAY,' APRIL 27, 1916  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published  every   Thursday at    Enderby.   B. C. at  32   per  year,   by   tho  Walker   Press.  Advor.isinK Rales:   Transient. 50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subse-  quSnt insertion.    Contract advertising. SI an inch ���������������������������er month.  THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 1916  QUESTION OF COMPENSATION  THE WAR REVENUE TAX  Tn a recent memorandum addressed lo Premier Borden by P. A. O'Farrell, one of thc most  livid and free writers of the. Dominion, strong  protest is made to the Dominion (iovernmcnl's.  ���������������������������fiscal proposals covering lhe question of taxation  for war purposes. In this memorandum Mr.  O'Farrell attempts lo show how lhe greal Standard Oil trust, the Guggenheim copper trust and  llie Inlernalional nickel trust, all New York corporations headed largely by German financiers,  have reached into Canada and are today strangling Canadian enterprises of a similar nature.  He allempts lo show lhal not only are these foreign-owned .corporations heing allowed lo do this,  hut Ihey have, he claims, so manipulated legislation as ley make themselves exempl from 'taxation .while. ��������������������������� throwing The/burden, ol' the war lax  upon Canadian importers and Canadian business  enterprises made dependent upon Ihem.  Mr.  O'Farrell  characterizes as  iniquitous  the  proposals ol* the government to exempt from taxation  all  profits  realized   from  agricullural activities; also the exemption ol* incomes ol* slock  brokers,   medical  practitioners  and  corporation  attorneys, while the struggling mercantile firm  and Ihe manufacturing enterprises and lhc miner  must contribute 2o per cent of their legitimate  profits above 7 per cent on the capital invested.  He then strikes,hard al the Standard Oil trust,  which he characterizes as the "most unscrupulous and lhe most colossal scheme of piracy and  plunder  organized  since  man's  advent  on   this  globe.    It has made vicious, venenious and implacable war on every other company lhat entered the business against il.    Again and again  before congress and before legislative bodies, and  in the higher courts of the Uniled Slates it has  been convicted ol" perjury, bribery and arson,"  and, he claims, "there is not a crime in the calendar that il.has nol committed or i.s not ready lo  com ni i I Lo achieve ils ends."     He then declares  lhal the Standard Oil has erected oil refineries at  every strategic point  from  Victoria  lo  Halifax,  where llie trust's crude oil, which is allowed to  enter Canada duty free, is refined and made into  illuminaling  oil,  gasoline,  elc.    Thus  does  the  trust escape lhe 25 per cent duly.  The writer also protests against the policy of  the Dominion in failing to push through ils banking, scheme proposed al lhc outset of lhe war.  "A great scheme of banking,*' he says, "and currency reform would make Canada independent  of London and New York money markets,  president. Wilson, against the vehement protests  of W) per cent of the bankers of lhe republic,  ���������������������������      "'",        ** I      i-������������������   ...1.       .\   ���������������������������|  Come  and give us a trial | for  your Groceries^ Stock  _______ is fresh and the best.  Also Flour and Feed.    Prices very moderate.  Our Motto: "QUALITY and SERVICE"       *  ,  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 Cord wood,  $10.00 per M  $13.00 per M  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  Order your winter's supply of wood NOW-Green Blocks, $1 a load  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  Edward  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, && ���������������������������RPHY  Enderby  SECRET SOCIETIES  -Considerable discussion is now going.on in the  press of lhe Province over lhc question ol com-,ul   ;|!/  1JV;i   ^Ilt W1   ...^  .  pcnsalion to be paid the hole! men in case lhe drove his great Federal Bank Act throngh cu -  volcrs of the Province decide, in favor of prohibi-'  ' - ���������������������������><-���������������������������     Hi8,i AH saved at lhc out-  lion al the forthcoming election. The Prohibitionists are bitlerlv opposed lo any compensation  being given, and are objecting to thc question o!  compensation heing submitted with thai ol prohibition when the vote is taken.   The more reas-  A.F.&A.M.  Emlorby Lodge No. 40  i-tcKuliir -���������������������������meetings ���������������������������'��������������������������� first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at S p. ni. in Oddfellows Hnll. VisitiiiR  brethren cordially invited  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGULATIONS  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every  Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  11. E. HARKINS, C. C.  G. W. HUGHES, K. U.S. *  Tt. .I.COI..TART. M.F.  Hall suitable forConccrts, Dances and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc., address.  F. FR'WEl,. Enderby  however, are arguing m  favor  onablc. element.  ..... ~.. ....  of compensation, some lo lhe limit of stock of  liquor on hand when the law becomes clfeclive  and bar fixtures, others to the limit of hotel building, liquor and fixlures, and some even demanding compensation for good will and lowering ol  real estate values to the owners of lhc hotels  which would be put out of business by the operation of the proposed prohibition law.  We fail lo see how anyone wilh a particle of  fairness in their makeup can object lo compensa  cress two vears ago.   Thai Acl saved at lhc out-]  break of lhe war the United Slates and the Nvorld  from the greatest linancial panic the world has  ever known.    It added,ten .billions, or as some  twenlv billions, of dollars  to  lhc banking  power of  the republic  A scientific reform of  Canada's banking ancl currency would enable  Canada lo add, oul of her own resources, lully  two billion lo the Dominion's power lo finance  her own internal development."  HORTICULTURAL  CROP  COMPETITIONS  The horticultural branch of the Provincial dc-  l,1������������������������������������������������������1���������������������������[,l, ,,, ,,��������������������������� partmenl of agriculure announces lhal 'horlicul-  lan ness iu men* imiM.-im _uu _un__i iw ^���������������������������.....���������������������������  , "    .... -i, i ,    .   .  lion being paid the hotel men should prohibition ! "ral c^} ^'iipelilions will be concluded again  carrv in the Province.    Ever since lhe Province,: Hns^ycar.    lhc various compel, ions arc:  was'on  lhc map,  II- manufacture and sale of!    l;ive-acre plos ol bearing orchard;  liquor has been legalized, and we, lhe people, by  and through our government in power, have pro-  --'���������������������������-���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������"     ...       I \ii\     I \t\ i i,,  PROFESSIONAL  AC. SKALING, B. A._    .  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE      "  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  filed bv, if not being co-partners in, the iiqiioi  - * ��������������������������� .���������������������������.-----   i cohectcxr-JT  "demanded  and  Five-acre plots of young orcharc ,  Onc-foui-lli-acre plots of raspberries and straw  (m(i-half-acrcpl()ls_oJ*..qino ��������������������������� I������������������ _������������������' l1.!,. _L_'.1 ?.*_!__ Hr!;���������������������������  business.    We. Jiave  high revenue tax from lhc hotel men, and in tins  way profiled by lhe liquor business. Our prohibition friends now want us lo cut oil' lhe business  willy nil ly, and allow the hotel men nothing for  all the expenditures Ihcy have made in order lo  comply with lhc regulations which we, lhe';������������������  people .imposed upon them, and under which wc  collected our share of lhe profits of the business.!    -i <<��������������������������� n.*...    ; ��������������������������� ���������������������������         .      v  The Hrilish wav of doing i.s quile-dilVeruiH. Ln.'J_J!'<>������������������* '"'<��������������������������� squired to organize lhe competitions.  "   id loflnv, llie places where liquor i.s sold are' in which work, however   Ihey may^ call on   he  lo'certain hours, owing to conditions!services or " "'""i  ImriuMilliirists.    In  lhe  One-fourlh-acre plois of celery;  Farm gardens;  City gardens.  Twenty such competitions were held lasl year  iroughoul   lhe   Province,  and   by  encouraging  greater  care  and  attention,  assisted   materially  towards heller crops.  "Farmers'inslilules and I'ruil growers  TV/pSS V. "WALTER-HUGHGS,-  (Certificated Higher Div., H. A. "M:)  Pupil for the past five yenrs ol Ho-  kind Movers, Esq.. M.A., Mus.Doc.,  Ox lor., ;iikI Miss Oberholler, L.W.  AM. ,.���������������������������  Lessons on Pianoforte nnd in von-c  Production unci Musical Tlicny.  For terms apply lo Box 583, Cily.  F R eTh  organi  EVERY   THURSDAY  GEO. RTSHARPE  WIIOU-SAl.E - RETAIL HUTCIIEK  Coal mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan .and  Alberla, the Yukon Territory, the  w t rwMk'-n" Norlh west Territories and a portion  Secretary I of the Province of British Columbia,,  may be leased for a lerm of twenty-"  one years at an annual rental-of $1 -  an acre. Nol more than 25G0 acres  will be leased to one applicant!  Application for a lease must bc  made by Ihe applicant in person to  the Agent of "sub-Agent 'of the district in which rights applied for are  situated.   . 7 V ...  In   surveyed    territory  the land"  must be described by sections, or .  legal .sub-divisions of sections, and  in -unsurvcyed   territory "the  tract  applied for shallbe slaked out by  the applicant himself.  Each application musl bc accompanied by a fee of 85 which will bc  refunded if the rights applied for  are not available, bul not olherwise.  A royally shall be paid on Ihe mer-  chan'lable outpul of the mine at the  rale of five cents per ton.  Tlie person operating lhc mine  shall furnish the Agent with sworn  returns accounting for the full  quantity of merchantable coal  mined and pay Ihe royally thereon.  If Ihe coal mining rights are nol  operated, such returns should be  furnished'al least once a year.  Thc lease will include lhc coal  mining rights only, bul the lessee  may.be permitted fo purchase whatever available surface rights as may  be considered necessary for the  working of lhc mine, at llie rate of  $10 an acre.  For full''information application  should be 'made lo lhc Secretary, of  the Department of the Interior, Ot-  "tftw*nV"or"fo^an>"-^Vgenl^oi^siib-*f\gent-  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of lhc Interior.  N.B.--Unauthorized publication    f  lhis advertisement will nol be paid  for.���������������������������83575.  .ngl  reslriclci  if the assislan  f cily gardens any organization  for civic  griiwiug out of the war. and under lhe llelense (ii j^'-*"-   ���������������������������"   -������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������  r.   the Realm Act, which aims lo do justice lo oneiicllerment may proiuole a competition. t  and all, the liquor men are allowed 'compensation; Tlie department, in addition lo providing as-  even for the shortening of the hours ol" business; sislance in organization and in supplying the  deemed necessary under Ihe law. To say lhat ' major portion of the prize.money, will, also sup-  the hotel men of Hrilish Columbia should nol bejply  lhe judge  from   its ollicial  slalV.    The an-  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������''"   '���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   '���������������������������������������������������������������������������������    :��������������������������� i imimrpinenl  in  full  wilh  rules and regulations,  compensated iu case prohibition carries, is, il  seems lo us, argument in favor of whal is virtually a form of eonliscalion. Bul lhe people have  not been heard on lhe question.yel.  START OF SCHOOL TROUBLES  "Most school troubles begin in the fuel that par  .   allow Iheir children to run  away wim me idea  liounceinenl in  full  w  application forms, elc, can be had from llie  ollice of any assistant horlicullurisl, or from lhe  department at Victoria.  Now  through  LATEST MOVIE MERGER  it's  lie  filmland    Hint's    to    be   squcc  ner.uer mangle and dolled up inlo a  cnts arc loo prune lo allow llicir c r<;n lo run;   ,���������������������������. u������������������.   -        ^- ������������������������������������������������������    ������������������������������������������������������^ d     ^ of.lhc  ill, Ih,' idea lhal llicy arc sen I In school. '^S'SSlSHS- whicli will not only conlrol  away Willi me uiea  mic.il uu-v cm, .-.vm. n, .,^,.���������������������������..., .~���������������������������   lo pass judgment on lhe school teacher who, in | old days of 'irusl," whic   their mind, is honored in being privileged lo j America's moving picture business bul have such  teach lhe precious angels, instead of impressing I a light grip on international affairs thai Yankee  upon them (wilh a gad il" necessary) the need of! photoplays probably will dominate the world. A  confining themselves to the studies taught by the corporation wilh a capitalization of some ^40,-  leacher. When once the school children are 000,000 is blossoming in New York City. The  permitted lo think they run the school, or merger will he a grand sweep into centralization  any particular portion of lhe school, and of a number of 'companies now peppering the  the schooj board nurses Ihem in that idea, lhe country. The programs involved are: Universal,  school may as well be closed for all lhe good the Paramount, Oeneral, Mutual, V. L. S. E. and  school children will gel out of attending. ) Metro.  FOR SALE  I find lhat I must close out my  Cement Building Block and  Hrick business in Enderby, and  am prepared to dispose of thc  following":  One   Building   Lot,   (}0x.l20,  with storehouse ancl 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  Baths in connection  H. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables f  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;  Careful Drivers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers  ancl  Tourists invited to give us a trial.  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now THURSDAY, APRIL 27,1916
THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY
/
Loans to Farmers Under tne New
Agricultural Credits Act Now Ready
The announcement of the proposal of the Provincial Government to proceed without delay in
the operation of the machinery
constituted under thc Agricultural
Credits legislation for lending
money to farmers has resulted in a
Hood of telegrams and letters to
the agricullural and finance departments of the government, asking for information with regard to
the terms tinder which cheap
money may be obtained.
The    Agricultural    Credits    Act,
passed  last year, came into effect
yesterday,  Wednesday, April 20th.
The first meeting of the newly constituted board, comprising the provisional superintendent, Hon. William     Manson,     Messrs.     William
Bridge of Richmond, and William
Duncan ' of   Comox,   with   Deputy
Minister Goepel of the finance department, took place on that day.
Fanners of the Province hailed
with   satisfaction   the   recent   announcement of the successful sale
of the first million  dollars' worlh
of agricultural credits bonds, and
many messages of congratulations
were received by Premier .Bowser.
The   statement   given   out   by   the
Premier on Thursday last to the effect that the proceeds of the first
sale  would  probably  be  available
in  about ten days or two weeks'
time, has also been received favorably.    The  fact  that  the  farmers
will be able to obtain loans within
the next few weeks from this million-dollar sale, and may also look
forward  to   finding   more  money
from the.sale of another two million or two and a half million dollars' worth of bonds for farm loan
purposes, will  do much, it is expected,   to   stimulate   the   agricultural industry in the Province during the present year. .
, Mr. Alexander Liicas, member of
Yale, who sat on the Royal Commission on Agriculture two years
ago, has prepared a brief review
of the principal   provisions of the
Agricultural Credits Act for the information of- intending borrowers,
. who' .may expect shortly to apply
to   the. newly-created   board   for
loans on their farm property.   In
this summary Mr. Lucas says:
"As a result of-the investigations
and report of the Royal Commission on Agriculture, the . Govern-
y.m'ent during thc 1915 session introduced, and passed the bill providing for thc "establishment, of the
agricultural credits .commission,
consisting of a'superintendent and
two directors appointed sby., the
���������.lieutenant-governor in 'council���������
the deputy minister of finance and
the. deputy minister of agriculture
being ex-oflicio .directors���������thus
forming a board of five members.
"The two directors appointed by
the lieutenant-governor must be
men who have Deen engaged in
farming in this Province. * -The Act
authorizes the commission to borrow up to $15,000,000, as and when
the sum is required, and to loan to
those engaged in farming in this
Province. .All money borrowed by
the commission must be negotiated
through the minister of finance,
acting for ancl on behalf of, the
commission. The due payment of
all securities, both as to principal
and interest, issued by the commission ancl sold through the department, of finance, shall be unconditionally guaranteed by the
Crown in the right of the Province.
Purpose  of Loans
���������The=commission=-shalL
establish
a department of appraisal and valuation, and may from time to time
make rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the Act, relating to
such matters as thc respective
duties of the employees of the
commission, thc fees payable by
borrowers under the provisions of
the Act, the conditions that may
be imposed in regard fo loans ancl
respecting the making of advances
in installments corresponding to
the progress of the work of improvements, the rules of good husbandry, etc., ancl all such rules and
regulations, when confirmed by
order in council, and when published in the 13. C. Gazette, shall
have the same force as if they were
embodied in the Act.
"The commission may accept as
security for loans, first mortgages
upon agricultural land in British
Columbia free from all incumbrances other lhan interests vested
in the Crown. No loan will -be accepted for a less amount than $250,
or for a greater amount than $10,-
000, ancl no loan will be accepted
for an amount exceeding 60 per
cent of the appraised value of the
land offered as security, calculated
on the basis of value and productiveness when the improvements in
respect of which the loan is required shall have been effected.
The commission my advance by
proportionate instalments as the
work progresses.
"Loans may be made for the following purposes:
"(a) The acquiring of land for
agricultural purposes ancl the satisfaction of incumberances on land
used for such purposes;
(b) The clearing, draining,
dvkeing, or irrigation works;
(C) The erection of farm buildings;
(d) The purchase of live stock,
machinery, fertilizers, etc..
(e) Discharging liabilities incurred for the improvement ancl
development of land used for agricullural purposes and any purpose
that, in the judgment of the commission, i.s calculated Mo increase
land productiveness, and to associations organized under the Agricultural Associations Act, with thc
approval of thc lieutenant-governor in council.
"Before granting 'any loan the
commission shall ascertain that the
loan is justified on the following
grounds:
"(a) The value of the security
offered, estimated on. the basis of
agricultural  productiveness;
"(b) The desirability of the proposed loan for any of thc purposes
described above;
"(c) Thc ability of the borrower
to make a fair living for himself
and his family from the farming
of his land when improved as proposed by means of thc loan applied
for, and after having paid inleresl
ancl amortization charges;
"(d) That   thc   granting  of  the
proposed loan for the specified
purpose will, in the opinion of the
commission, be of economic benefit to the borrower.
Long and Short Loans
All applications for loans must
be made on blank * application
forms supplied by the commission.
Commission shall make lojig-clate
loans, short-date loans and'single-
season loans. A long-date loan as
authorized shall bc repaid to the
commission with interest al either
3(5% ycars, or 20 ycars. The rate
of interest shall not exceed 1 per
cent more than the interest paid by
Ihe  commission  on   thc  bonds  i.s
1670    2nd MAY    1916
The Hudson's Bay Company
Beg to announce a
Five Days' Anniversary Sale
Commencing- Saturday
On the SLhd of May* 1916, the Hudson's Bay Company reaches
another milestone in its long and eventful journey.    On that day,
i
two hundred and forty-six years ago, theyjneient and Honorable
Company came into being. .For two hundred and forty-six years
it has marched with firm and unfaltering step in the van of progress, carrying the flag from Coast to Coast, and from the Great
Lakes to the frozen fastnesses of the Arctic.
This five days' Anniversary Sale offers 246 Bargains. Just so many years,
just so many individual snaps. Each Buyer will bring forth his best, each
Department will show conclusively the Company's Buying Power and demonstrate the truth of the adage that "OLD FRIENDS" are "BEST FRIENDS."
April 21 to Nay 4th���������Five Days of Coin Opportunity
Anniversary Price List sent on
Application
CARRIAGE    PAID   ON    ALL    MAIL   ORDERS
Hudson's Bay Co.
Vernon
B.C.
sued to secure the funds. The combined charge of interest and principal shall be payable half-yearly,
each instalment being equal.
"The commission may make
short-date loans not exceeding
$2,000 to an individual, or $10,000
to an association, for a period to
he determined in each case in the
discretion of thc commission not
less than three ycars, ancl not to
exceed ten years. Short-date loans
may be made on such terms as to
repayment as the commission may
deem fit, the interest being the
same as on long-dale loans.
"The commission may make
single-season loans, repayable in
twelve months from the date of application. ��������� Such loans shall be secured by mortgage ancl promissory note. Such loans shall not ex-/
cccd $2,000 to any one person or
$10,000 to any association, ancl
may he repaid at any time, ancl additional loans may be secured under the provisions of the Act.
"The money borrowed may be
repaid to the commission in full or
in part on any interest-due date, in
sums of $25 or a multiple of $25,
in reduction of the mortgage debt,
and from that.date interest shall
cease on the amount so paid.
"The   principle   underlying   the
Act   is   wholly   constructive,   the
loans  being  calculated   to   supplement  the  industry  ancl  ability, of
the   farmer,   and,   while  the  provisions of the, Act apply  directly
to those already, on the land and
operating* farms,  it  also > provides
facilities for the beginner.   A man   '
without  capital, who  is  able and
willing to  work,  may  start  on  a
raw'farm and receive advances as
his work' of making a  farm progresses!    In, short, the Agricultural
Credits Commission of British Columbia is a friendly loaning company, with $15,000,000 available as
needed,   ancl   with   the   credit   of
British Columbia behind it in order
to obtain" further credit- when, necessary. . It  was  devised   for  the
sole purpose of financing those engaged in thc agricultural industry, ���������
just as our present banking system
was  devised  to  finance  those  en-"
gaged in ijthe mercantile and manu- <
facturing industries.   It is able and
anxious  to  finance  every  agricultural producer in British Cloumbia
who   is   willing   to   help   himself,
and not-only help him. to*'make a   ���������
living for himself and his family,
but-enable him 'to so increase, the --
revenue.of hisfarin that he will be,,
able tp adopt a standard of living-
equal to that, enjoyed''4)y those eh- \"
gaged in any other industry" in-the, .'.
Province.
. \ .-. POINTS ABOUT COWS' ��������� "<:,
The .man* with, a well-filled silo
is-in a position to f eed yhis "cows *"���������
very'economically.    Silage is.justy
as good-in summer'as in winter.*
Remcmberthat the cow stable'is
the kitchen in which a lot of hu-'
man  food is prepared.    It should'
bc sanitary ancl .well lighted.
Do you .know what amount of
milk and butterfal each of your
cows gives? If not, you cannot
feed her accordingly; Neither can
you know how much. It docs not
cost much to find out, if you will
write lhc Department of Agriculture, Victoria.
Don't stint the roots when feeding   the   best   cows   ifi  you   have -
plenty.     There. is   no   feed   more
beneficial.    Be careful not to feed
frozen roots.
Clean milk is hard to get, bul thc
conscientious dairyman does hKs
best to produce it.���������Agricultural
Journal.
/Ui  Example   Wc  Might   Take
This week work was commenced
on the fixing up of the school
grounds. _ Nearly all the public
school pupils are taking an interest
in this game, and, on account of
plans being made further ahead,
considerably more should be' accomplished this year than was the
case in 1015, although the results
last year were considered quit satisfactory.���������Knlso  Kootenain.
Thc
the
linn
more  people  pushing
end of my business
anv oilier business in town���������
'e are
developing
McPherson.
Choice cakes and cookies���������Joe's
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guards,Pump,a.-Tools *4t.0U
s������rd FREE 1916 Catalogue,
fiO pages of Bicycles, Sundries
and Repair Material. You can
buy your supplies from us at
Wholesale Prices.
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G. P. A., Vancouver   Agt., Enderby THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  THURSDAY, APRIL 27,1916 v  .-1/ the Movies  Interest in lhal great photoplay,  "The Diamond from the Sky," continues to increase as the plot is  worked out. Tlie Opera House is  well palronizeci each week-end.  Chapter 13 will be thrown on thc  screen this week; "Til this chapter  Vivian learns ol" Arthur's fortune.  She plans-a conquest. It is established that Esther is really the  rightful owner of thc diamond, and  Blair sets, his cap lo marry her in  order to recover it. Esther is  found at'.Hagar's bedside and she  i.s induced to return to the .Randolph home. A bootblack, who is  really a detective, presents Esther  with' money sent by Arthur to be  used when necessary. ���������������������������Esther instructs Quabba. to take the. money  and go west to seek Arthur. As he  crosses a street Quabba is struck by  a   street   car   and   painfully   hurt.  Saturday Afternoon Favored  On the question of the weekly  half-holiday, there can he no argument. On the question of the clay,  however, arguments might be advanced according to the angle of  vision. Speaking from the outside,  it would seem there i.s both "rhyme  and reason" in the Saturday half-  holidav, as thc weekday rest period  is then so fixed lhat it is possible to  provide a "week-end" for the  clerks which can be used to greater  advantage than could a half day in  Ihe middle of the week or than  was possible lo arrange for Sunday  onlv, taking the late Saturday night  into   account.���������������������������Federalionist.  Do Yon Dwell in the Shadows  "If all cannot live on the piazza,  cvervonc may feel the sun," is an  Italian proverb. Life is full of  sunshine for all. "who wish to absorb it, and full of gloom for those  who lake a morbid pleasure in  dwelling in the shadows. Dillicullies and troubles, if bravely met,  make strong men ancl women; but  anticipating ancl worrying about  them make petty, weak ones.  NOTICE  In   the   Estate   of   Charles   Groce  A very, Deceased.  NOTJCE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  all persons having claims upon the  estate of the late Charles Groce  Averv, who died on thc 10th day ol  March, 1910, are required to.send  lo Lillie Jane Avery, executrix of  said estate, or the undersigned, her  solicitor, on or before the loth day  of Mav, 1916, a full statement of  Iheir claims and of any securities  held by them, duly verified; ancl  that after that dale, the executrix  will proceed lo distribute the assets  of the Deceased amongst the parties  entitled thereof, having regard only  lo the claims which have been duly  filed with her or her solicitor.  Dated  al  Enderby this, 12th  day  or April, A.D. 1916.   . .-���������������������������.:.       .  A. C. SKA LI ISO,  Solicitor   for   Lillie  Jane   Avery,  _e_.ecuii-ix-of estate of Charles Groce  Avery, deceased.  ARE  YOU PLANTING?  A garden 60x100 feet should produce suflicicnl vegetables for a  family of ten persons and leave a  surplus for storage for winter.  Cultivated by hand, it will occupy  most of the spare lime of a cily  dweller. A man cannot bc a motor  car or baseball enthusiast ancl at  the same time make a success of a  garden of this size. However,  even smaller plots, if intelligently  handled, may bc made to yield an  astonishing quantity of* good crisp  vegetables, which have not lost  their health-preserving value in the  store window. Where lhe space  available is small, crops should bc  selected that take bul little ground  and give quick returns. Potatoes,  cabbage, corn,- egg-plant, peppers,  had better be dispensed with, and  the space devoted lo such things as  peas, beans, spinach, lettuce, carrots, beets, tomatoes and onions.  Tomatoes  should be  stake-trained.  The cutivalion of vegetables is  easy and agreeable, and in the days  ���������������������������when meat, eggs,.';milk and other  staple articles are tending steadily  to increase .in . price,'a wider use  of vegetable foods will reduce living expenses and  promote health.  The best time to do garden work  is earlv in the morning and in the  evening; so that it is well to encourage thc healthful habit of early  retiring and early rising. If the'  work is done for thc love of it  rather lhan from necessity, these  hours will be the most agreeable  of the day.   Tobacco Fund Dance  The attendance was not as large  as might have been, considering the  good cause in which the dance  was given, but there could not have  been' a more enjoyable occasion  than the ball given Easter Monday  evening in the Opera House by the  ladies of the Enderby Tobacco  Fund. The music by the Enderby  orchestra was . excellent and rc-  frcshnienls the very best. There  were a number of visitors from  Grindrod, Mara and neighboring  points, and the floor was comfort ablv filled. After paying all  expenses the ladies will realize  $7 or ������������������8 for the fund.  The ladies of the Tobacco Fund  have sent several parcels, of comforts to the boys in the trenches,  ancl are in receipt of letters from  the bovs which speak their deep  feeling' of appreciation. The tobacco" ancl other comforts which  are sent, are bought locally and the  message sent wilh each parcels is  in terms of personal fellowship  from friends and former neighbors  ���������������������������hence more appreciated by the  boys who receive them.  MATERNITY NURSING.   Mrs.West,  Enderby. m4-tf;  OLD  FAVORITES  'Jw'o hundred and forty-six years  ago, when Prince Rupert and his  business associates, of London,  Eng., organized tlie Hudson's Bay  Company, the object Ihen was lo  deal in furs with the North American Indians. The addition of Canada lo lhe British dominions  opened the way for adventures  from the Great Lakes, and the success of these adventurers led lo thc  formation in 1783 of the Northwest  Fur Company of Montreal, between  whose agents and those of Hudson's  Bay Company there were many  struggles, often sanguinary in character. The Iwo rivals joined  forces in 1821, and in 1838 the  Hudson's Bay Company obtained a  practical monopoly of the region  thev explored, but it was abolished  in 1859. Finally their territory and  other rights were bought out by  Canada for .$1,500.000. and every  twentieth section of land in the  fertile bell was allotted them. The  Company still continues its fur  trading stations, but in addition it  has established stores in every central point in the Dominion which  have in recent years developed into modern emporiums. Next week  at thc Vernon branch of this great  company they will- celebrate the  246th anniversary of its birth, and  thc celebration will take on the  form of bargains" in 246 lines of  goods carried by  them.  T RES PA SSING   ON  RA IL WA YS  Despite all the warnings that  have been issued lo lhe public  'against trespassing, a spirit of  marked indifference appears lo  prevail amongst the great majority,  resulting in attendant injury and  loss of life. In this connection,  during the seven months from Aug.  1st, 1915, to Feb. 1st, 1916, there  were 22 people killed ancl 24 injured on western lines, all of  whom were trespassers. Until  thc public comes lo realize thc serious nature oi the situation, this appalling loss of nfe will continue,  ancl the companies realize that  greater publicity should be given to  it. The C.P.R. has gone to enormous expense in its 'safety first"  campaign and other movements for  the preservation of human life, but  still the general public almost entirely ianores the provisions that  are 'made along the line for its  safety.        ��������������������������� "  If a few verv early potatoes are  desired thc seed should be placed  in the light to start the dormant  eves. If" strong healthy sprouts  from one-half to one inch long arc  secured before planting time, from  ten   days or more will  be gained.  HOUSE TO RENT���������������������������On  Knight St.  Apply, Mrs. C. G. Piper.  fflie Latest   and  Best in  Bicycles; Price, $35.00  COMPLETE AVITH COASTER BRAKE, DUNLOP TIRES, STEEL RIMS  Wc also carry a large stock of Bicycle Supplies, Inner and Outer  Tires, Pumps, Patches, Cement and Repairs.  EUREKA CORN PLANTERS -...     $1.50  EUREKA   POTATO   PLANTERS.. ...,."       $1.50  EUREKA COMBINED GARDEN SEEDERS   &   CULTIVATORS. .$14.50  EUREKA   LARGE   WHEEL   CULTIVATOR,      $8.00  All the latest and best in Screen   Doors   ancl  Windows  at  prices  lower than ever.  McClarv's   Famous   kootenay Steel Ranges at prices ranging from  $40.00 lo $70.00.  Anything made to order in Tin, Copper or Sheet Iron."  Mail orders receive our carcfuland prompt attention.    -  FULTON HARDWARE CO., Ltd  RECRUITS   WANTED  FOR   OVERSEAS  JOIN THE OKANAGAN COMPANY  OF THE 172nd BATTALION C. E. F.  "The Caribqo Rangers"  CAPT. P. De Lautour, O.C.,  Box 122, Vernon, B.C. .  Tel. 230 and 3105  Recruiting Office al Frank Spencers  Barnard Ave., Vernon, B.C.  GOD SAVE THE KING  "MY CREED"  The Rev. Toward A. "Walter, of  Hartford. Conn., is the author of  this brief poem which has attained  a wide circulation, and T. P.'s  Weekly fathers the thought that it  may bc sent around the work].:  I would be true, for lhere are those  who trust mc;  T would bc pure, for there are those  who care;  I  would  be  strong,  for there  are  those who suffer;  I would be brave for there is much  to dare;  I would be friend of all���������������������������the foe���������������������������  thc friendless;  1 would be giving, ancl forget the  0       gift;  I would bc humble for I know my  weakness;  I, would  look up���������������������������ancl laugh���������������������������and  love���������������������������and lift.  Bread low?   Sec Joe.  ion ai\dThrift  Grocery  Specials  Fresh Stock of A1  Quality  KKLLOGC.'S  CORN  FLAKES  3 for 25c  BRAID'S TEA  3 lbs for $1.20  BRAID'S BEAN BLEND COFFEE.  3 lbs for $1.00  ORANGES, LEMONS, BANANAS,  J+Qc dozen  LUX,   10c  OLD DUTCH, 10c  CORN STARCH, 10c  FLOWER POTS,  10c    15c   25c  GAIN or no gain the cause before the farmers of Canada is as clear as it was last  year���������������������������they must produce abundantly in order to meet the demands that may  be made, and I believe this to be especially true in regard to live stock, the world's  =^sup"ply^df^Which^rriust=b"e-parti  MARTIN BURRELL, Minister of Agriculture.  THE    FOLLOWING    STATEMENTS    ARE    BASED    ON    REPORTS   CONTAINED    IN  "THE  AGRICULTURAL  WAR  BOOK,   1916,"   PUBLISHED  BY   THE  DEPARTMENT  OF AGRICULTURE,   OTTAWA,  ONT.  DA IR YIN G���������������������������Ho im ceo n sum pi ion o f ni i I k, butter  ancl cheese has increased of late years. The war  demands for cheese have been unlimited. The  Canadian cheese exports from Montreal in 1915  W. J. Woods  LIVE STOCK���������������������������The herds and flocks of Europe  have been greatly reduced. When the war is over  there will be a great demand for breeding stock.  Canadian farmers should keep this in mind.  MEATS���������������������������In lUla Great Britain imported 00-1 ,i508  tons of beef, mutton and lamb, of which 30-t,2-15  tons came from without the Empire. Out of  430,420 tons of beef only 104,007 tons came from  within tlie Empire.  Thc demands of the Allies for frozen beef,  canned beef, bacon and hams will increase rather  than diminish. Orders are coming to Canada.  The decreasing tonnage space available will j;ivc  Canada an advantage if we have the supplies.  were nearly $0,500,000 over 1014. Prices at  Mont real-Cheese: January 1915, 15^ to 17  cents; January' 1910, IS# to \SJ4 cents.  Butter: January 1015, 24 to 28M cents;  January 1910, 32 to 33 cents.  EGGS���������������������������Canada produced 830,000,000 worth of  eggs in 1915 and helped out Great Britain in the  shortage. Shippers as well as producers have a  duty and an opportunity in holding a place in  that market.  WRITE TO THE DOMINION   DEPARTMENT  OF AGRICULTURE AND  TO YOUR  PROVINCIAL DEPARTMENT FOR BULLETINS ON THESE SUBJECTS  Tens of thousands ot Canada's food producers have enlisted and gone to the front. It is only fair to them  that their home work shall be kept up as far as possible. The Empire needs all the food that we can produce  in 1916.  PRODUCE MORE AND SAVE MORE SAVE MATERIALS FROM WASTE  MAKE LABOUR EFFICIENT SPEND MONEY WISELY  THE   GOVERNMENT   OF   CANADA 4  THE  DEPARTMENT* OF AGRICULTURE THE   DEPARTMENT  OF  FINANCE  SteB-mg-^i-y-^  WALL  PAPERS  Thc decoration of your  walls is surely more important than anything else  in the house. You sec  more of the walls than  anything else, why hot  have them satisfactory  and beautiful?v  Our new papers are beautiful in color, attractive in  design and appeal to people of good taste, and thc ���������������������������  prices are moderate.  BEDROOM  PAPERS,   from   5c  up  CUT-OUT   BORDERS  in   beautiful  Floral Patterns.  VARNISHED TILES, for bathroom  and Kitchen.  WMW#,l?������������������*>.->"'     :������������������**���������������������������<���������������������������  J. E. CRANE, Proprietor  FOR SALE  One team, weight about 1000 lbs;  one buggy in good condition; one  delivery wagon; one set of heavy  democrat harness; one set of light  singleHiarnc.ss;^-one=-seWighW)oh-  sleighs; $295 cash, for immediate  sale.  FULTON HARDWARE CO., Lid.   Enderby, B.C.   FO_i SALE  "Must sell my property adjoining  the city of Enderby before May 1st,  in order to lake-a -position ofl'ered  inc. Any reasonahle ofl'er will be  considered. H.   L.   LA ROY.  Eggs for Hatching  White Wyandottes, White Leghorns and Barred Rocks. All from  sound utility strains. $1.25 per  selling of 15. C. (i. Riggc, Gain-  ford Ranch, Enderby.  i  White Wyandotte  't v  Hatching Eggs, from pen of selected   layers;   imported   nia(lc   from  2G0-egg hen.   $1.00 for 12 eggs.   SOWDEN, Enderby  NOW  Is the time to order your Spring  Suit. Customer's own material  made up. Prices from $15 up. Local agent for Canadian Apparel Co.  Suits to your measure from $17.50.  Cleaning.  Pressing and Repairing.  A. E. WEST  Ladies' ancl Gents' Tailor.  EGGS���������������������������Guaranteed strictly fresh;  25c per dozen. Eggs for setting,  (White Leghorns) 50c doz. Mrs.  E. Gray.

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