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 ���������������������������&  Enderby, B. C, July 6, 1916  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 9; No. 19;   Whole No/439  ENDERBY  AND  DISTRICT  came up from  returned to  returned  Monday  .     Miss M. E. Rullan  Vernon on Saturday  Lieul. Jas. S. Dickson  Victoria   on   Saturday.  Miss   Phyllis  Faulkner  from Vernon this week.  Miss E. J.* Dick left on  for her home in Nanaimo.  ���������������������������. Miss   Maybell   Noble   is   visiting  her sister, Mrs. A. C. Skaling.  Miss Beattie is spending the holidays at her home in Kamloops.  'Mrs. Geo. Andrews returned last  week from a visit to the coast.  Miss. Rae left on Monday for  Rosslahd, by way of Penticton.  Pte. G. C .Mason spent lhe weekend with his family from Kamloops  , Ptc. Kenneth Strickland is home  on a month's leave from the Vernon  camp. -. ,   *  Private W. Smith, Vernon camp,  visited his sister, Mrs. II. Teece, the  week-end.*  Born���������������������������On Thursday, June 29th,  at, their home, to Mr. and Mrs. "A.  Fulton, a son. V .  - Mr. Welsh, principal of the Enderby high school, left on Tnursday  for Vancouver. ���������������������������  '    ;-_,-  .  Mrs. H. E.  Blanchard  .and  children ~are\moving-Jo,Vancouver -in  the.near, future. S   ���������������������������"���������������������������_,.-���������������������������   ,"  .,  V Mrs.'Love and Miss Daisy. Sewell  arrived last week on a visit to their  mother and sisters-. -    .,, -     ' :  .- -Corp. Tom Robinson returned to  service    oh.   Saturday,.'-.'going.'., to.'  Bowie, near Sicamous. * '  ���������������������������      .   - ,  The Press is indebted to Mrs. W.  R. Barrows for a basket of thc most  beautiful specimens of Nasturtiums;  Mrs. E. B. Dill ancl daughter left  a visit to her parents,  E. Hallett. Boundary  this week on  Mr. and Mrs  , Falls.   -..  .  Mrs. James, manager bf thc local  telephone exchange, left, on Saturday on a month's visit to Blairmore,  Alberta.  There will be an ice .cr.am social  held under the auspices of thc  young people of thc Methodist  Church next Tuesday evening, at 8  o'clock, on the lawn of Mr. James  McMahon.*  - Mrs. W. J. Lemke and son re-  "��������������������������� turned from Seattle the 'ifast week,  where they have been for several  months in the hope of finding relief for the boy's eyesight.  The name of Fred. Brecdon is on  ^the^Gasualty^list.^illcdViwacitjon^  Fred  will  be   remembered   in  his  connection  with  thc the Bank of  Montreal staff several years ago.  Occasionally some strange signts  are to be seen on the streets of Enderbv. The other evening Buzz  Johnston had bis twin bears giving  an exhibition of pole climbing on  Cliff street, much'to the edification  of the young���������������������������and old. ���������������������������  - A veteran���������������������������an old salt, who has  "sailed" long Upon the matrimonial  sctl���������������������������writes the Press: "Matrimony  i.s not a success because the majority of women, as Ihey get older, are  alwavs trying to be thc cow of the  fa mi IS'���������������������������or, as the Latin calls il,  ���������������������������'bos. '"��������������������������� . . *  Bv a typographical error in the  ad 'of Dill Bros., last week, 35c a  dozen was offered for fresh eggs.  The price should, have been 30c.  ���������������������������Wc do not know thai the hens read  thc ads in the Press, but certainly  they did do some great laying stunts  after the paper came out���������������������������ancl Dill  Brothers did have to do some strenuous explaining. ,  Martin Drasching, late of Winnipeg, last week purchased the Mar-  wood farm, northeast of Enderby.  ���������������������������Mrs. "Drasching-and children arrived from Winnipeg this week,  and have taken up their residence  in their new home. Mr. Di'asching  came to Canada nine years ago,  from Switzerland. He thinks he  has at last found the ideal small  farm homeland.  Manager Bobbs received word  this week that thc. great40-reel scries of pictures "Britain Prepared  have been booked for Enderby. The  date has not yet been set for their  appearance here, but will be soon.  Judging from the interest taken in  the coming attraction, the Enderby  Opera House will be crowded to the  door when "Britain Prepared" is  thrown upoiv the screen.  Come in and see our new lines of  Nainsook and white cotton. Speers.  The tin contribution box which  has been at the money-order window at the post oflice tlie past few  months, to catch the pennies for the  soldiers' tobacco fund, was opened  by Miss Mowat this week, and the  sum of $8.50-realized���������������������������mostly ih  cent pieces.  R. C. Attenborough is. spending a  few weeks' holidays with his  mother, from Eyebrow, Sask. Mr.  Attenborough- is convinced that we  of the Okanagan do not fully realize  what a blessed country wc live in,  and he predicts big things for the  future, when our fertile acres, now  undeveloped, are the home of'hundreds of thrifty-producers.  Superintendent Stevens, of the.  construction end of the Government  telephone and telegraph lines in  this district, visited Enderby Wednesday. ; lt is understood the appropriation for the completion< of  the line from,.Enderby to O'Keef's  corner, just out of Vernon, has been  made by the Dominion, but instructions have been received not to proceed with the completion of the  link for thecpresent.  , MacKENZIE���������������������������STROULGER  One of the happiest, of June wed':  dings .took/place at the home of Mi',  and Mrs."'A. D. Stroulger,. "The  Birches,"- last Wednesday evening  at 7.30, when their daughter, Kathleen -E., became the" bride of Mr.  Williaim-D.I MacKenzie, of Vernon.  'ThVyoung couple arc.most popular'  in "Enderby and Vernon,t and the  gifts of'their host of friends were  innumerable and cosily. Only the  near" relatives of the bride and  groom were present, bui in the evening seventy.-five or. more "guests  motored to "The Birches" to enjoy  a most pleasant evening of dancing.'-  The Rev. Mr. King, of Armslrong,  officiated. Miss Hope Aldin,acted  as bridesmaid, and Mr. H. ..Redgrave, Vernon, as 'best man. Mr.  and-Mrs.'MacKenzie have taken up  their .residence al.Vernon, where  they will be at home to their large  circle of friends after August 1st.  RED CROSS BUSINESS  deal  given the Press for publication this  week, for lhe monlh of, June:  Third Reader���������������������������1, Ella'.McKay; 2,  As there appears to be a goo ���������������������������., ,   ������������������      ���������������������������   n      ,.���������������������������-.,  of dissatisfaction'over the closing;Antonettc Paradis;.3, Robert Leath  of the Red Cross tea, rooms for two i erdal  months," the committee think it  advisable to. call a mealing of all  ���������������������������women and young girls who are  sufficiently interested in Red Cross  work lo fake their turn in ihe tea  rooms. In ihe past, the r^omshave  been an advantage in many ways,  besides* being decidedly, a iinan'cial  success. While our men are'fighting for*us, "and enduring ,all kinds  of horrors and discomforts, arc we  women to sit idle and do nothing to  help? There is-no other way ih  which money can be "raised" for the  Red Cross work, wilh so little effort  and expense to everyone, and surely,  there arc enough patriotic women  in Enderby to keep this good work  going, especially at this time when  the needs.of the Red CrossAvill.be  a hundred fold what they have been  in the'past. Every woman or girl  willing to help will please "attend a  meeting in the'tea rooms on Tuesday, July 11th, al 3 p.m., or send in  their "names before the'meeting to  the secretary, Mrs. Mack',, orva member pf the committee. ,.,.  - Following is a,summary of-, the  business'of-the lea, rooms for June:  Proceeds ... -..-.. .-.V.-. ���������������������������.���������������������������':.... :$33.85  Donated by:a friend :,.:':..." , 2.50,  senior���������������������������1, Cecil  Dunwoodie;   3,  .Expenses;-.  Donated to  Pat'. Fd.  /\v_ .$36.30  . . -5.00 '^20.75  .   -  . ' '     ������������������15.60  Donations: Butter by Mrs. J. Bell;  cake, Mrs. Brown; tea. a friend. ������������������������������������������������������  The'following, ariiclcs were sent  to headquarters with the'.last ship.-  ment from Enderby: 17 pair pyjamas, 3 hospilal nighi- shirts, ' 8  night* shirts, 3'eld sheets,, 10 pair  sox, old linen, 1 new quilt, 1 pair  mits,  cash   $150.00.  Second Reader:  Walker;   2,  Teddy  Lizzie Dale.  Second Reader ^junior���������������������������1, Dorothy Keith, Clarence Burnham and  Ernest Schultz; 2, Rees James; 3,  Dorris Dill ,and Henry -Walker. *  Owing  to the non-arrival of  'Diamond 'from the Sky", and  company ing films, these -were  shown   Friday   and   Saturday  the  ,ac-  hot  eve-  Roll of Honor  Onlv the honor roll of Miss Rae's  nings of last week, bill on Tuesday  night of this week Manager.Bobbs  pleased his .patrons "with the reels  that were delayed by washouts! In  the reels for, next Friday and Saturday there will appear the most interesting 'chain of events - of _ the  series.   Do not fail to" see Ihem.  At the meeting of the  City Council  last Monday evening a letter was read  from Enderby's .ex-mayor, Mr. George  Bell suggesting that, the cost of thc  resuryey of 'the-greater portion-of  the. town would be too great to* be  borne at .this time, .and'urging' that'  llie matter, be delayed" and'if .possible*-avoided -entirely*.V AsJhe,; re-  survey, .has already -. beoirymade,;.it  '\v'as"decided_'that -the/letter should  be filed.-, -. .-    ,'   .,       - :\y- 'V^ Y*'.;.*-!  ,* - Yes, advertising.is.a poor,*irivcst-.  ment so Jong. 'aV.youVmaginc.-you  "arc "helping*' the/newspaper*,-V Just-  as" soon as.you advertise* to increase  your business advertising will-pay.'  ���������������������������lhat is, give the same thought to  your newspaper. 1adycrtisihg- that  you do"to the selection and-display".  of your goods.���������������������������Hedley Gazette."  - Have you tried those delicious.  new white chocolates recently pul"  in stock at Joe's ?. ���������������������������*  Nainsook and cotton���������������������������new ".stock  ���������������������������just put on the shelves.     Speers.  Remember the  Hospital Opening to-  morrov/ afternoon  and  evening.   Miss  CITY   COUNCIL  MEETING ','  His Worship the Mayor arid Aldermen Johnston, Nichol and Fra- *  vel  were  present/ at. the' regular .  meeling'bf the City Council Monday   '  evening. Thecouncil were informed",  that Wm. S. Poison, agent for the   .  owner of the lol corner of-Cliff-ahd  Belvedere streets, had  disregarded  the notification' sent him lo put the  building on said lot in a safe con-    -  dition.within 15 days,   ll was fur- -  ther  staled  that   the dot   and'the'  building   were   in   an,, unsanitary - ,-  condition and should bev,cleancd up.  ._  It was moved by Aldcrinen .Fravel,;'  and Johnston thattheagent be noii---  led by the chairman'of thc.-'hcallhV  committee lo have'the lot and Jhe V  inside of the building cleaned,up'/*  A letter wjs read from uie Olcan-y.1.  agan Telephone Company,'asking a V  further' reduction in;die trade H7 Y-  cense charged the company by the. -y  city. After some discussion.it was V  moved by Aid. Johnston .and" Aid.:-. t  Nichol, that the.license-fee.be left "'  as it is.*,-   -V;    "V-"* 7*'. 7-, V,'i"'������������������.,V>.  The.drainage problem ;on Knight'.  **>*���������������������������.-"���������������������������-  v���������������������������  7im  ������������������*?  V5&M  thought;best'in the;matter.P V^r-V"^^\fetf|'I  ���������������������������-' '-The ; watcrwo>k"_|^ain"cndihg7^b"yT?:*i^^^^  law passed' it final rcadingiVA- fur:n;;V^4s^l  .llier emcricli:VgVclause^was"'"p^  which gives1'the--council'spower^to,-VV^u'V-'*-''  exercise.-their   .cause,-and-Jo  not cut"off?in-lcasc of���������������������������nori^payin'entuVV^V'ISi  of water rates within Jhe time stip-AV - ! *^"a  ulatcd'in' the by-law,1-also striking-'''  Lhc-couricll's power ^tb,;:^^u'^^|l  ���������������������������,rdiscfetiori,->fo'ri good.* :;VsBI#||  ':- order/ that-.;vvater^l>e^^^l  'ATirl  class,' Fortune   school,   has   been ! Bowes wil1 J"dge the babies.  Allies Making Headway in Great Offensive in France  James Norman Hall's "Kitchener's"  Mob," published by the Houghton-  Mifilin company, is one of the best  Looks that have come out of the  war.. Its intensely human touches  of, characterization, from thc pen of  an American writer who fought  with thc first expeditionary force  sent to Flanders by the late Earl  Kitchener, has brought out in bold  relief the humor-loving but reticent, restraincdly emotional English Tommy as few books have. A  passage or two will be sullicienl to  demonstrate, and they give an insight into the real conditions of  modern trench warfare:  "For three months and more wc  were face to face with an enemy  whom wc rarely saw. It was a  weird experience. Rifles cracked,  bullets zip-zipped along the lop-of  the parapet, greal shells whistled  over our heads or tore immense  holes in thc trenches, trench mortar projectiles and hand grenades  were hurled at us,; and yet there  was not a living soul to be seen  across the narrow strip of No Man's  Land whence1 all this murderous  rain of steel and lead was coming.  Daily we kept careful and continuous ' watch, searching the long,  curving line of German trenches  and the ground behind them .with  our. periscopes, ancl field glasses,  and nearly, always with the same  barren result. We saw only thc thin  wreaths of smoke rising, morning  and evening, from trench fires; the  shattered trees, the forlorn and  silent ruins, the long grass waving  in the wind.  "Although we were often within  200 yards of thousands of German  soldiers, rarely farther than 400  yards away, I did not see one of  them until we had been in the trenches for more lhan six weeks, and  then only for the interval of a second or two. My German was building up a piece bf damaged parapet.  *[���������������������������wa tcl*red-the*n;a r llr=bei n gMh ro wn-f  over the top of the trench, when  suddenly a head appeared, only to  bc immediately withdrawn. One of  our snipers had evidently been  watching, too. A rille cracked and  I saw a cloud of dust arise where  the bullet clipped thc top of lhe  parapet. The German waved his  spade defiantly in the air and continued digging; but he remained  discretely under cover thereafter.  This marked an "epoch" in "my experience in ii war of unseon forces.  I had actually beheld a German, although Tommy insisted lhat it was  only' the old caretaker, 'lhe"bloke  wot keeps the Irenches tidy." This  mythical personage, a creature of  Tommy's own fancy, assumed a  very real -importance during the  summer when the attractions al thc  western -theatre of war were only  mildly interesting.'    *������������������������������������������������������*.'  Unless all indications fail, the  sort of warfare depicted in this  brief extract is at an end on the  western fronl. The great "Brilish  push" has taken its place. And today the reports from Flanders arc  the most promising since the war  began. The bailie of the Somme i.s  in full progress, and marks the  opening of lhe Franco-British offensive, long expected as a critical, if  not the decisive stage of the war.  If the Allies are successful in pushing back the German lines, and continue to keep lhe enemy on the  move, lhe end may not bc soon, but  the final outcome is certain. On the  other hand, if the Germans succeed  in laking Verdun, or can hold the  positions they already have won in  that direction, and at thc same  time can hold out against the  Allied offensive on other fronts by  shortening their lines, there is yet  the possibility of stalemate.  =-Earlj���������������������������reporls^show=lhaUJhe^Al--  lics are sweeping forward along a  25-milc front. The French already  have taken 5,000 prisoners cr more,  while the Allied lines have enveloped, nine villages ancl fifty square  miles of French territory held until  now by the Germans.   The theatre  of operations for thc Brilish forces and upon which lhe question rests,  ,runs between Gommecourt, north reads: "Thc failure of lax sale;; (in  of Ihe River A p. ere, to a point just > this Province) is causing thc cities  norlh of. tlie Somme, while thel to get deep inlo debt, ancl lo borrow  French attacked  on  both sides of I for temporary-periods-Ht-eNorbilant  out the,charge of .$1 to. cover-the.  expense of -turning water- off: and;,  on, herclofore'.adhered to:V **"  r Aid.'. Johnston,  chairman, of Jhe-,  finance   committee,: reported   that,.  "As it'is necessary for'Ihe.credit of*"  the cily thai the sinking funcf-be.  paid up during the current year,'thc.'-  Finance .Committee    rjcommends :  thai the collector be directed to enforce 'collection  of all   delinquent  taxes ancl  subsequent -taxes, in ar-  .rear,   with, all   costs,  interest   and-'  charges, byJhc sale, on the 13lh clay ���������������������������  of October, 1910, of the lands within the municipality "liable for'said-:"  taxes."   This-report was adopted.'-  A communication was* read from .  Mr.  N.  D.  McTavish, secretary  of -  the Kelowna Board of Trade, enclosing a copy of a resolution recently  passed  by that  board,  and *  iu'ging-=thaUiUbe^endQ_sed_Jj\i_.the__  Enderby   council,   petitioning   the  legislature   lo   pass   a   law   which  would enable thc municipalities of  thc Province to better handle the  problem, of collecting taxes hy the  system in vogue in Washington and  other slates.   Thc principal clause,  lhe Somme and southward toward  Roye. Thus the Er.lente Allies'  armies present a front of 25 miles,  with the Brilish on the left for 15  miles and lhe French on lhc right  for 10 miles. After an intense bombardment lasting, four days and  nights, the advance began. The  Allies' heavy artillery then, lengthened its range*so as to shut off all  communication between the first  German line and lhe rear. This  made il impossible for llie Germans  to utilize their perfect organization for thc shifting of troops and  for bringing up reinforcements. It  i.s believed by French military observers lhat the Germans miscalculated the intentions of the Entente  and expected the attack furrier to  the north.  In addition to the military successes, the terrain overrun by the  Entente Allies' troops, has an exceptional strategic importance. Four  of the towns captured arc only  seven miles west of Peronnc, the  chief rail highway from the German centre at Cologne to the German front in the region of Noyon  and Soissons. The German headquarters are at St. Quentin, 25 miles  southeast of Peronne. Already thc  French threaten Peronne, with the  evident intention of cutting lhc  trunk railway lhere, which is an indispensable artery for German  military reinforcements.  rales of interest; and whereas in  lhe slate of Washington and elsewhere in the United States there is  a system in force which gets over  thc'dilliculty hy making lhe interest  15 per cent instead'of'8 per cent,  and enables an intending tax purchaser lo go lo the city ollice any  day in the year and buy lots for  delinquent taxes instead of wailing  for a tax sale once a year." The  request was laid over until lhe next  meeting.  The mailer of the bill for SI), sent  in by Mr. O. Skjeie for work done  in-connection with thawing of water pipes on Baird lane, war, again  brought .up, and after discussion it  was decided to reconsider a former  decision of the council and pay the  bill.  His Worship the Mayor staled he  had received complaints of cows  and horses running at large within  the city, and in some instances of  damage lo gardens. The matter.'  was referred lo Constable Bailey,  who informed the council that he  found it dillicull to be in several  nlaces at once, and that while he  was attending to water troubles al  the intake hc could nol be allending  to his police duties in Enderby.  The clerk was empowered, to  granl a rebate on water rate in all  cases in which during the pasl  winter there had been failure of  waler service owing to freezing of  pipes on city streets. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, July 6,1916  VANCOUVER THE HOLY CITY  THEENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published  every   Thursday  at    Enderby.   B. C.  Walker   Press.  at  ������������������2   per  year,   by   the  Adveiti-.inK Rates:   Transient,  50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY, JULY 6, 1916  ALFALFA MEN AGAIN CAUGHT  Vancouver is blessed, or coursed, as you may  look upon it, wilh a city council of remarkable  sagacity and statesman-like qualifications. Also  with a sigment of the "Lord's Day Alliance."  Sunday h-TVancouver, has, up lo lhc present, been  a day of pleasant social intercourse, peaceful and  quiet enjoyment and harmless aud healthful pastime. Did the children crave peanuts or ice cream  cones, they could be obtained at the numerous  shops and'stands. Fruits and caramels to please  the palalc of old or young, papers or magazines,  and even cigars and tobaccos could bc purchased,  if desired. Band concerts were given in the public  parks and lhe human soul thus attuned to the  heavenly music of lhe spheres. Now all is to be  changed. The Fcdcrationist says, beginning with  the past Sunday, the day is to be dedicated to lhal  pictistic mockery, painful solemnity, ponderous  dullness, sombre and lugubrious joylcssncss, that  made lhc Sabbath of our puritanical ancestors  both a horror and a crime. No more peanuts and  ice cream cones; no more caramels and such  toothsome delicacies; no more smokes, no more  literature, even of thc moral and spiritual excellence of tlie local press, and no more music cither  sacred or profane, to bc allowed to be sold in the  highways and byways of that holy city. Great is  the wisdom ol" .the city council, and greater still  is the thoughtful and pious solicitude of the  Lord's Day "Alliance nose-pokers lor the.sinful  souls of peanut merchanls and similar vicious  persons. But one step farther ancl thc eating ol*  peanuts on the Sabbath will be prohibited, or  even feeding them to thc bears in Stanley Park.  The present city council of Vancouver and its  pious advisers arc intellectually capable of rising  to thc occasion and taking that step. And that is  about all thc recommendation that could, in decency, be given them. Thc less said about the  cranial content of the electorate that can stand  for such municipal wisdom, the better.  What wc talk about isn't war at all; it is only  the reports sent out hy the industrious war scribblers. We have it one day that thc line is broken,  and thc next day glaring headlines say it isn't.  Fights by sea and by land, wilh details that never  happened and made no difference, if they did, and  both sides claiming victories. War used to be  hell; now it is thc headlines.  No less than four radiating surfaces gather up almost  every scrap of heat and send it through your comfortable  rooms.  M'ClaryS  Furnace  Drop in some time soon and hear about McClary*s  special installation service that gets out of every ton of  coal all the heat there is iri it. m  Sold by  Fulton   Hardware   Company  0  Specials in Lumber  while they last:  No. 4 Novelty Siding,  No. 2 2x4 and 2x6,  No. 2 Mixed Lath,   -  $10.00 per M  $13.00 per M  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  Short Cordwood,       -  Order your winter's supply of wood NOW���������������������������Green Blocks, #1 a load  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. E���������������������������derby  filir PttMWW QtftPk ls always fresh and  Ulll   UlUUUlY   OlUWl   briCesloW   Also a complete  .; PIlcca 1UW* stock of Flour,  Last year thc first crop of alfalfa cut in the  vicinity of Enderby was exceptionally heavy.   So  much-rain fell at the time it was fit to cut that  many of the owners allowed il to. stand too long.  When il was finally cut, much of'it was caught in  the fields and thc continued rains ruined much of  lhc early cut.   This year thc season opened better  for the "alfalfa men.    The first crop was not so  heavy as last year, thc stalk finer, and the weather  promised well.    Several of the larger producers  cut their entire crop, and it was caught down by  thc rains of the past week.   Needless to say, most  of the first cut will be badly damaged by the wet  weather.   This fact reminds us of what was said  by a lecturer sent by thc Provincial Department  oi* Agriculture to give the Provincial alfalfa men  some pointers on the curing of alfalfa.   This man  was from Oregon, thc wclcst state in thc Union.  He addressed an institute meeting in Enderby onc:!���������������������������nd. in'1**"c,; wh?rc  p ..     ���������������������������*   .      i broad with thc needle-  WHAT OF THE FUTURE ?  This is not from the pulpit, but from thc pen  of an ordinary workman���������������������������a thinker and doer:  "t note thnt industrial conditions in your land are  in bad shape, caused, to the greatest extent,-by the'  terrible war in Europe, and of course hope wilh you  and all the people of the world that it will soon end,  and may the time be hastened when we may behold in  reality the vision of the future wherc a great man said:  'f sec a world where thrones have crumbled and kings  arc dust. The aristocracy of idleness have perished  from thc earth. 1 sec a world without a slave, man at  last free; nature's* forces have by science been enslaved; lightning and light, wind and wave, frost and  flame and all of the secret, subtle powers of earth and  air are thc tireless toilers of the human race. I sec a  world at peace, adorned with every form of human  art; with music's myriad voices thrilled; where lips  are rich with words of truth; a world in -which no  exile sighs, no prisoner moans; a world where Labor  receives ils  full  reward; where work  and worth go  evening  two  and  the poor.girl in trying to win  ,    r ���������������������������.*,..��������������������������� ...... ..._ .._     thc needle that has been called  ,.,���������������������������.     ,-. . -   ,   . - r* i the asp for the breast of the poor, is not compelled  the dillicullies encountered, he said, to the desperate choice of crime or death���������������������������of suicide  or shame. I sec a world without the beggars' outstretched palm; the miser's heartless, stony stare; the  livid lips of lies���������������������������the cruel eyes of scorn. And over  all, in the great dome shines the eternal star of hope.' "  vears   ago.     Speaking   ol  ill'alfi"  in his opinion, the alfalfa men in this vicinity,  were certain to lose thc greater part of their first  cut every season until they adopted a more up-  lo-.dalc_wav. of.handling it.. .He.criticised severely  the me hod here followed ol cutting the whole Th(j cconomic world fcc(ls a hosl 0f hungry,  field before attempting to save any ol it. Hcrei.,^.. and lhcolo������������������?ical locusts; ttnd when lhc  we see fields ol many acres where the crop is laid, ,rost C0111CS am] lnc. locusls have to take their  upon the ground, and, as happened hist yearand \ {y {[ {   Um]       lhcir cry ahvavs is ������������������Alas! for this  Feed and Cereals at low prices.  TEECE & SON,  ���������������������������PHONE 48  Bell Block, Enderby  A name' that stands.for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, L,5et���������������������������RPHY Enderby  FRESH  FI S H  EVERY  THURSDAY  GEO. R7SHARPE  WHOLESALE - RETAIL BUTCHER  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGULATIONS  upon tnc ground, and, as nappeneo   asi >ea. ami, m M l() Iimbus lhcir cry alwavs is* ������������������Alas! for this  this, and as happens most frequently; the .lime     ������������������ 1(, R .   buslc(1_or Ilc"arly so_ir wc may  rams come and spoil the crop���������������������������or most of it  That speaker had raised alfalfa in the stale of  Oregon for eleven years, and he professed - to  know somclhing about il. lie said they never at  aivy limc~thoughVoI* keepingVhe inowcrs going  the whole day through. No mailer how small  tlie crop nor how heavy, the mowers were seldom  run longer lhan until 10 o'clock. Then all hands  are pul lo work on lhe cul laid down. 'Phis i.s  nursed along all day in lhe hoi sunshine and by  I or :") o'clock in lhe aflernoon is hauled away or  put in cocks so lhe rain cannot injure it. Alfalfa,  this authority said, should he put in lhe barn or  slacked while it is yel green and'retains considerable ol* its own moisture. II can he handled in  lhis condition without losing any of the leaves,  and it will nol sweal or damage ilsclf when so  put up. To leave it in thc field until il becomes  as dry us lhe olher grasses should be, means lhe  loss in lhe handling of the. great part ol" ils leaves,  if rains do come between cuttings, the speaker  said, the standing crop will be damaged but lillle  compared wilh the damage which would result if  lhe whole field were down. Harvesting in this  wav, the alfalfa men of Oregon have never, in  late vears. sustained serious loss on account of  rains". Perhaps the method of our alfalfa growers has some advantages over the Oregon method,  bul after seeing so much of thc first crops, last  year and lhis, damaged by the rains, there is good  reason to believe il would be wise to adopt here  the practice followed there.  be allowed thc expression."���������������������������Hubbard.  FOREST FIRES GRAVE  The rains of lhe past week have been of great  assistance lo the forest rangers of lhe Province in  dealing with the grave fire condilions until recently" prevailing in many parts of the lumber  region. Ninety-five fires were reported from thc  Fori (leorge district. Large areas around the  Finlay Forks have been swept by fire, wilh damage lo timber and properly. Five million feel of  limber have been burnt at Stuart River, and a  smaller amount at Alesa Lake. In the Hczeltou  forest dislrict, several small fires are reported, the  southern division experiencing a dry spell, while  light showers have fallen in the central and western divisions. New vegetation is slow, and up to  thc lime of Ihe recent general rainfall thc crops  threatened to fail. In lhe Vernon dislrict thc hot  and dry conditions made fire risk very great, but,  fortunalely, owing lo the sharp lookout of thc  deputy forest rangers, none of thc many small  fires got away, and but lillle damage resulted.  *W-M*4������������������t^+$+t*>1>f****** f  < >  <���������������������������  <>  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  .    ENDERBY, B. C.     '  Good Rigs;  Careful Drivers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortableand Common  dious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers |  Land-seekers and Tourists invited to give us a trial.  _���������������������������  Every man saved must save himself; and in(  saving himself he constructs a raft lhal helps save!in his breasl, nnd"gasping with dying lips  others. ' name hc called her by in babyhood.  War is  hell !    To  some.    To  others war is  business���������������������������heroics, brass bands, brass buttons���������������������������  opportunity.   So long as millions of'men gain a  living by "evolving  the  machinery  of war and  training for war we will occasionally have war.  But the only person to whom war is really hell is  tlie widowed mother with an only son, who in her  dreams sees her boy clutching at a great red tear  , ���������������������������    ,        ,        i   ...... _..:.i.   .!..:���������������������������,. i:.,..  nlc  O.K.  Baths in connection  H. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor  FOR SALE  LOST 5 and G, BLOCK 2, CORNER  STANLEY   AND   SICAMOUS   STS.  PRICE, $1,200 CASH  EDWARD "MAROIS,  Enderby, B.C.j  Coal mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the  Northwest Territories and a portion  of the Province of British Columbia,  may be leased for a term of twenty-  one years at an annual rental of $1  an acre. Not more than 2560 acres  will bc leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent of sub-Agent of the dis-  tricUn^wJiiclurights.applied^for^are-  situated.  In surveyed territory the land  must be described by sections, or  legal sub-divisions of sections, and  in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by  lhe applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of S5 which will bo  refunded if Ihe rights applied for  arc not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty-shall be paid on the merchantable output-of the mine al the  rate of live cents per ton.  The person operating Ihe mine'  shall'furnish lhc Agent with sworn  returns .accounting for lhe full  quantity of merchantable coal  mined and pay the.royalty thereon.  If thc coal mining righls are nol  operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  Thc lease will include the coal  mining rights only, but the lessee  may be permitted lo 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  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.-Unauthorizetl publication of  lliis advertisement will not be paid  for.���������������������������83575.  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now *v  &  Thursday, July 6,1916  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  v  MAGIC "EAP ��������������������������������������������� I  NO BAKIN&LABEL|  Atuw POWDER i  Licensing Creameries  An Act to provide for the licensing of creameries and cream and.  for milk inspectors has been passed  by the Provincial legislature. It  applies only to the dairies and  creameries which buy milk or  cream on abutter fat basis, but will  not afl'ect small dairies which get  -milk from "their own cattle or who  buy on a gallon basis. It is designed to"' protect the dairy or  creamery and the rancher who sells  milk or cream.  r  Just  Arrived  LANGLY WARE  (English make)  75he BEST the world produces in this class of goods.  THE FOLLOWING ARE NOW IN  STOCK:  -  COVERED CASSEROLES    /  OVAL COVERED PIE DISHES  BAKERS    \  .  BEAN POTS  TEA POTS     ,  ' . .  COFFEE POTS  SUGAR and CREAMS  VASES  TEA POT STANDS  J. E. CRANE,  Proprietoi  SECRET SOCIETIES  R. E. WHEELER  ..-" '   W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday'on'or after the  full moon at 8 p.* m. in Oddfellows * Hall. - Visiting  brethren cordially invited  '      W. J. LEMKE  Secretary '.  Inspector Anstey Makes  Enquiry in School Matters  Inspector Anstey met the numbers of the Enderby board of school trustees last Thursday evening, and later met 35 oiy 40 parents of the school  children and rate payers, who gathered at the  Fortune school with the board and Principal  Hughes to hear the matter of the board's action  in dismissing the principal cleared up. Inspector  Anstey stated at the opening of the meeting that  a letter had been received by thc Educational Department at Victoria, signed by four, citizens of  Enderby, asking thc Department to investigate  thc circumstances connected with the summary  dismissal of Principal Hughes. He was glad, to  see so many. out. It was pleasing to note thc interest b_ing taken in educational affairs by' the  people. He hoped no other reason brought so  many out. He stated that under the school law  the board of school trustees has the power to engage, and dismiss a teacher, but the dismissal  must be for just cause. His duty in making this  enquiry was, first, to learn from the board, of  school trustees the reason for the action' taken.  This, he had already done. The dismissal was in  response to a petition signed by the, majority of  the parents of the children in Mr. Hughes' rooni.  He now' desired, to hear the charges brought by  the .parents against the teacher. He therefore  asked the petitioners to' state wherein the work  of Mr. Hughes was not satisfactory.  Only a third of the eighteen signers of the  petition were present. Mrs. E. A. Sparrow Avas  first to give evidence. She said her boy had not  made,any progress under Mr. Hughes. She had  asked thc principal to move the boy up a class but  he declined to do so. In reply to this complaint  Mr. Hughes said he found the boy was hot sufficiently advanced to be moved up.  Mr. E. R. Peel was next oh die list. He handed  in two or three closely-written pages of complaints about thc method employed by Mr.Hughes  in ' teaching. . These complaints covered, every  subject taught, by the principal. Considerable discussion followed the reading of these technical  complaints, Mr. Hughes holding that he had complied with the requirements of the school curriculum in all studies. Ih this connection, Inspector Anstey said it was difficult to base charges on  such complaints.' Followed to a logical conclusion, it would.mean that there was no need of\a  isvhcn the complaints came to them. Thc eom-  p'aints should have been heard, and not simply  take the petition as final and conclusive and ask  the man to get but. I think now I am in a position to make my report to the Department." In  summing up, the Inspector advised that when reports against any teacher arc heard from school  children, the wise policy is to bring the parents  complaining before the teacher and thus bring  about a better understanding., But, hc said, no  good can come from asking thc children about  the method of teaching. "Don't you think thc  trustees should have done so before acting, on thc  petition?"  Speakingt.for thc trustees, Mr. Faulkner said  the board acted on thc petition because it read  that thc parents of the children were not satisfied  with the..progress made by their children under  Mr., Hughes. This petition was signed by 18 parents out of.22. Five people came to him and said  if Mr.Hughes'was kept on they would not let their  children come to school. Various, questions were  asked the board about thc manner of getting the  petition before them; whether they had not decided some" time before the petition came in to  dismiss Mr. Hughes and appoint Miss Bcatty principal. These questions led to considerable acrimoniousV discussion,, ending nowhere. It did,  however, disclose thisjnuich: that before the petition was presented/individual complaints had  been made to the members of the board, and they  were told that in order to have them' acted upon  the ccmplaints would have to be made in writing.  Thc petition was the result.  ^-5ii  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. COLTART, M.F: .,  Hall suitable forConcerts, Dances and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc., address,  F. FRAVEf,. Enderby  :__ -PROFESSIONAL .       I:  J^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 thc past five years of Roland Rogers, Esq., M.A., Mus.Doc,  Oxfor., and Miss Obcrholfer, L.R.  A.M.  Lessons on Pianoforte and in voi<**e  Production and Musical Theoiy.  For terms apply to Box 583, Cily.  Provincial inspector;" of schools.^ -.All-the]people  Avoiild have to do,-if this practicewcrecarriecl out*;  "would be ;to"h6ld;_uch little meetings' as -the-'one  they were.; now- attending and' learn from-the  parents what teachers*were following-methods of  teaching satisfactory tp the, children of^thc'jschobl!  ^hose"-satisfactory to the children, retained,: arid  those unsatisfactory, dismissed. - * He. thought- it  safer to leave such matters in thc hands of trained  people, whose profession it was.   The tenth red'-,  son given by Mr. Peel for. signing the petition  "asking for Mf. Hughes' dismissal was because  he had neglected to tell the children the time ah  \vhich certain examination   subjects, .would be  taken up in the morning,'with the result:that one  or- more children arrived in the class room at 9  o'clock, 15 minutes after the subject had been  taken up.   In reply to this Mr. Hughes said he had  Written the time the session would convene upon  the blackboard thc day before,'and called the  attention of:tho pupils to it.. As.the examinations  were held three weeks or more subsequent to  the signing of the petition, this reason given for  signing it was not considered of any real weight.  Mr. J. H. Carefoot next told why he signed  the petition.   He said he had no fault to find with  the^lvaTOThlM^maTl^b^  Hughes' teaching.   He heard a lot of talk about  the teacher calling thc pupils bad names, ancl if  these- reports were true, he thought the parents  had a right to ask for thc dismissal of the teacher.  He'would like to hear those parents now tell what  Mr.  Hughes  had  called  their  children.    After  some hesitation Mr. Carefoot told what his child  said Mr. Hughes had called her one day.    He  called her a monkey and said the other, sex was  The statement has not been made in public by  the school board that Miss Bcatty has been appointed principal of the Fortune school in place  of Mr. Hughes, but this, it is understood, is the  fact.- '-��������������������������� Who \y,ill take the room made vacant by  Miss Beatty has not been stated, but it is understood, this appointment. has also been made. Jn  view of the, enquiry made by the Department1 of  Education;, the results of which .will have to be  made imblic through the Department if at all, the  case is not likely to/come up again.    If Miss  Beatty's appointment has been made and is final,  it is up to"the parents and ratepayers generally to  accept the change and lend their support, to thc  new principal and staff of - teachers.   The manner  of Mr. -Hughes' dismissal',- while objectionable to  most/people, 'cannot'alter: the fact "that" Miss  Beatty-is-jfully qualified to carry, oh theVwork:, of  priricipal^Shie has been a member of :the "Enderby  public\sclibol^stafTf for scyeraDycars, .gradually  working upj from: the infant class.",- She is^therV  fore^well ^qualifiedCto 'meet/the requirements, of  .this;^ appafently;;most difficult7position.', She hasi  -twice refused offers- ffpinlother-schools ,\vherc  she could have been principal,i'to, remain "with yher  work in Enderby. .Now. that she has reachcdCthe  highest, position in the Fortune piiblic school,' she  should, and jio doubt will, be supported in her  work by\the school board and parents.   It is to  the interest,of thc school that* this support^be  sgiveri.   .What Enderby is more particularly interested in is to put a stop.to this annual, or semiannual changing of teachers.   It is, as Inspector  Anstey put it, ho good asking the children about  the methods of teaching.  And.it should be understood too,*that people who never visit the school  arc .in no. position to find fault with the teaching  method of tliis teacher or that..'If-wc are to have  the best results in Enderby school, there must be  more than simply waiting for complaints against  the teaching staff.   There must bc words of commendation.   In fact, if the commendation which  is deserved is given, there won't bc any room for-  complaints, for then the' teachers and children  wili'work^fggetherfor'the^conimon^good.   "WATER  ACT,   1914"  Before  the Board of Investigation  Whereas, applications arc being  constantly made to the Board for  the extension of the'periods fixed  for Jiling plans or for constructing  works or for putting to beneficial  use. water held under water records issued before thc ,12th March  1909. Among the reasons alleged  in support of such applications are  the absence overseas of persons  holding water righls and the financial conditions existing by reason  of the war.  And WHKiui.vs it is found,necessary to inquire 'into the general  principles on which any extension  should be granted and into thc objections raised to the granting of  any extension.  Notice is iikiieiiv given lhat the  Board will hold meetings at thc following times and places for the  above purposes:  Enderby, Wednesdav, 12th July,  1910, 2" p.m.  , Vernon,.. Thursday, 13th July,  1910, 2.30 p:m. .  , Peachland, Saturday, 15th July,  1910, 10 a.m.   ������������������������������������������������������ ! c       -  Penticton,    Monday,   17th   Julv,..  1910, 10 a.m. ..        -  Greenwood, Tuesday, 18th Julv,  1910, 3 p.m.  Grand Forks, Thursday,' 20th  July, 1910, 10'a.m.  'Nelson, Friday, 21st July, 1910,  10'a.m. ,  Cranbrook, Mondav, 24th July,  1910, 10 a.m. , Y  -  At   these   meetings   lists   of  the  water records on each  stream  in V  the vicinity and the plans prepared  for the use; of; the Board will be,  open for inspection.   . ,  Applications    for   extension    of,    '  time   and   objections   thereto   may  be  forwarded  by letter addressed  to the Chairman, Board of Investi-.  gation, Water Rights Branch, Vic- *  toria.'B.C, or.may be tiled at any*..  ofs thc above meetings. "V  Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 23rd    ,  day of June, 1910.  * V 1 '  For the Board  of Investigation,  J. F. ARMSTRONG,   ' r.  2t "    Chairman.    -  ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE  -    ���������������������������>���������������������������      ,*&  W^TI  In thc.matter of the Estate of Alex  , ander-Hamilton, Deceased. V-'V.-v������������������������������������������������������>S^- ;,v  . NOTICE is hereby :;givcn,,that.:5i'kV^  all-persons having claims upon-theT^C^M  estate "of the" lateAlexander.-Ha^nil-^V^ii't  ton," who** died oriUhe$-10lh^daj^ibf-^^^p'  April, 1910,���������������������������are required .to' scn(l^to5^Vp*S^|  William 'Hamilton, administratoirXof^Sg^  the," said.- estate,' or to.'��������������������������� the--inVder-^ir?=?������������������^l  signed; his solicitor,-on oi\bcforc������������������  the ;25th ;day. of w July, ��������������������������� 1910,, a^ full  statement, of* their claims-.and, of  any'sccuritics" held by--them, ..'duly  verified, and that after that "date,  the administrator will-proceed to  distribute, the assets of .the- De-'  ceased ariiongst the parties'entitled  thereof and having regard only to V  the "claims' which have 'been duly ���������������������������>''''���������������������������'*"  filed "wilh him or his solicitor. ,       " "V S:  Dated at Enderby, this 21sl dav.S-S  of June, A. D. 1910. ,--     - ' ���������������������������   "  ..��������������������������� St  , -*���������������������������      '     A. C. SKALING, .. 7  ��������������������������� ���������������������������Solicitor  for William   Hamilton,   .  Administrator.        -     '     * H ���������������������������_-"''  s$&l  "/?*%' [  ���������������������������"-fisSKl  ���������������������������������������������$/���������������������������  >fol  Swimming Against  =the Stream=  lc like trying to do ��������������������������� successful  business without advertising.  And it is not expensive to gain  desirable publicity by the use of  printers' ink. Our Classified  Want Ads. cost little and are  read by nearly everyone.  Try them as. a system tonlo  for your business,  rwnninwy-" IW_rtF    an ape. This, Mr. Hughes said, was "positively  untrue."  Mrs. W. G. Pell said she had nothing against  Mr. Hughes, but her daughter has not advanced  satisfactorily under him. She was advancing  very favorably under Mr. Calder, but she docs  not seem to understand Mr. Hughes.  Mrs. J. E. Baird complained that her boy didn't  learn any thing under Mr. Hughes, and the latter  advised the boy to have his father find him something to do.  Mrs. E. M. Campbell said her daughter was not  advancing favorably and so she kept her out oi  school most of the term.  Mr. Jnp. McKay spoke for Mrs. McKay, whose  name appeared on the petition. He said they had  no complaint against Mr. Hughes. Thc two ladies  ���������������������������who called at their home and asked her to sign  the petition induced her to do so. When he  returned home at night he told her she had made  a mistake in signing.  Mrs. Jas. Evans said her daughter was ol a particularly "nervous temperament, ancl complained  that Mr. Hughes failed to show her how to do the  work given her. To this Mr. Hughes said hc hau  shown the child thc same general consideration  ts was shown thc other pupils in the class.  At the conclusion of the evidence given by tbe  signers of the petition, Inspector Anstey said,   I  The cry is now for arms; after the war it will  bc for alms.T-Australian Worker.  * *  BANTAMS WANT MORE MEN  A notable western battalion is the B. C. Bantams���������������������������an overseas battalion commanded by  Lieiit.-Col. A. BruccPowlcy, who achieved lame  at the front as "one of thc senior ollicers of lhe  Seventh Battalion, aiid was twice wounded. Thc  Bantams arc enlisting thc smaller men���������������������������tbe men  who stand five feet and four inches or under in  their stocking feet. Until this unit was formed  no place was prpvided for the smaller men, whose  inches were not as many as those of taller men,  but whose fighting spirit and usefulness was just  as good, to serve bis King and country. Some 700 Si  bantams have enrolled, and 300 more arc needed  to bring the battalion to full, strength in order  that it may take its place in the fighting forces.  Application may be made to any recruiting officer  in the Province, telling him that the applicant desires to join the Bantams, and asking that he be  sent to the nearest recruiting ollice of the 143rd'  Battalion. '���������������������������  TENDERS. WANTED  Thc undersigned will receive  tenders "for the erection of a Hag  pole at the Fortune School; pole to  bc 00 feet in length, wilh 24-inch  butt, 0-in. top, shaved and painted;  pully lo be inserted. School Board,  will dig the hole, and refill with  cement; contractor to erect pole  :and=furnish=guy=ropesr-which=Hnay=-  be removed by contractor after  cement is set. :  Tenders must bc in thc hands oT  thc undersigned by July 10th, 1910.  Work lo .be completed by August  1st. 1910.  Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  '     ' A. A. FAULKNER,  Secretary Enderby School Board.  TENDEBS WANTED  The undersigned will receive  lenders for thc erection of a (Ire  escape at the Fortune School, up to  July 10th, 1910.  Plans and specifications can  bc  seen at the Cily Hall.   Work to be  completed by August  1st,  1910.  Lowest or any tender nol neces-  irily accepted.  A. A. FAULKNER,  Secrctarv Enderby School Board.  C. P. R. TIMETABLE  Southbound  10.-10 lv.  11.11  When we get to the point of priding ourselves  on being without sin, then are wc the most sinful.  When a man says "Money isn't everything,"  nine chances to one he is a delinquent subscriber.  Have no'fear, friend; everything worth saving  will be saved.  All old hens in the poultry yard should be dis-  submit to you, am I not doing now what should posed ol* in June,'   Early selling cuts down thc ex-  have been done by the board of school trustees pensc of feeding.  11.25  11.30  12.05  12.23  12.50"  13.10 ar.  Sicamous  Mara  Grindrod  ENDERBY  Armstrong  Larkin  Vernon  Okanagan*Ldg  Northbound  ar. 17.25  1(5.40  10.24  10.0  15.40  15.20  14.55  1 v. 14.40  H. W. BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM  G. P. A., Vancouver   Agt., Enderby  FOR RENT���������������������������Brick cottage; six  rooms and surface (brick) cellar  ���������������������������all in good condition and close to  mill.   Apply, Walker Press.  As thc days grow warmer you  will think of those refreshing ice  cream sodas at Joe's. . >,  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, July 6,1916  B.   C.   PROHIBITION   ACT  DOES NOT PROHIBIT  Measure   Provides   for   Free  and Unrestricted Importation of Liquor from  Outside Points  The B. C. Prohibition Act,  on which the electors of British Columbia will bc asked  to register Iheir opinions at  the polls, is not a prohibition  acl in any sense of the term.  So contrary is it Lo the principles of-prohibition lhat Prohibitionists themselves ��������������������������� are  freely criticising thc measure  and lhc man who is neither  "wet" or "dry" is asking the  pointed question as to what  will- be secured by the bill  save llie building up of industry and trade at points outside the Province.  All of which goes to show  that it is advisable lhal thc  elector who desires lo vote intelligently on tbe subject  should carefully examine the  Act before election day.  Thc "wide open" clause of  thc Act, Clause 57, reads in  part as follows:  "Nothing in this Act shall  be construed to interfere  "(a) With the right of  any   person   to   import  form   without  the   Province liquor for bona fide  use in his private dwelling house."  This^lause means that any  resident of the Province is al-  I lowed to purchase all the  liquor hc desires, just as'  often as he wishes, without  any control or regulation by  thc Government, so long as  hc sends his money outside  the Province for his supply.  This clause would, for instance, allow any person to  place a standing order with  any liquor.-dcalcr. outside, lhc  Province for a weekly or  monthly shipment of whisky  lo be delivered to his dwelling. On such an order thc  supply of liquor would reach  him constantly, as'long as hc  met lhc bills. In lhc face of  such conditions, thc question  may well bc asked, "is this  prohibition?"  In thc preliminary campaign in connection with the  bill and at thc present time,  Prohibitionists have made a  grand stand play, both on thc  platform and through their  propaganda literature, of the  drunkard and the frightful  evils Avhich accompany drinking. Yet, in lhe bill for which  they themselves are admittedly entirely responsible  Ihey have done absolutely  nothing lo lessen the con-  _s limp Ho u_o.ll_l iquor. in .British.  Columbia, lhe sole effect of  the legislation being to send'  money spent for liquor outside the Province. Incidentally il may be mentioned thai  the drunkard, who already  has lhc tasle and the habit, is  the man mosl likely lo be lhc  first lo. take advantage of lhe  privilege Id l)uy~Dulside anrlr  should lhe Act pass, would  Ihereal'ler have liquor in  quantity in his home,whereas  he now lakes his liquor by the  glass. As the small hov would  say. "What's the use?"  The great question lying  behind the referendum vote  on the prohibition question is  whether the regulated sale of  liquor under Government license and control is not better  than the unregulated and  unrestricted importation of  liquor from outside points.  DOMINION DAY AT ARMSTRONG  Readers desiring literature or  information concerning Ihe Prohibition Act may secure same by  writing to Merchant's Protective  Association, Room 21, Canada  Life Building.  Vancouver. B. C.  EGGS���������������������������Guaranteed   strictly   fresh;  35 c per dozen.      Mrs. E. Gray.  FOR SALE���������������������������Marc and cow. Apply,  (Irawer 0, Knderby. j-0-3  For the first time in years, the  citizens of Armstrong were caught  just a little bit unprepared for the  large crowd which celebrated July  1st there. From Enderby and all  points north, the attendance was  larger than usual, and from the  military camp at Vernon-fourteen  coaches came loaded. The day was  ideal for thc celebration. All that  was lacking to make the day one  huge success was the celebration  spirit, and for this nobody was responsible. There is no spirit of  celebration in tlie hearts of the people, and cannot be, with so many  hundreds of our boys now engaged  in the great battle of empires, ancl  with war and visions of war standing forth on all sides. It was particularly noticeable in the crowd at  Armstrong. The field events were  the besf, and the games well played,  I'-.'ut game followed game, with as  little interest taken in them as  would have been taken in a game of  marbles.'  ��������������������������� There was music galore: By the  Armstrong band, the 121 si Battalion  band, the 172nd Battalion band,  and the 172nd bugle band. Two  lacrosse games and two games of  baseball were the riiain events.  These were interspersed with foot  races, jumping, physical drill by  teams from the different battalions,  followed by a tug-of-war between  teams from the four battalions represented there.  " The lacrosse and baseball games  were well played, but in none of  them was there any of the old-time  rivalry, either by thc rooters or the  players,, and few people were  suflicient'ly interested to ask which  was which of the teams or to learn  the score. The event" which, really  interested the crowd was the physical drill. Teams from thc 131st,  172nd and 121st went through their  regulation "physical jerks" .in a  ���������������������������manner .which, was truly remarkable, and showing marvelous and  instantaneous control of mind over  muscle. This feature was greeted  with round after round of applause  from the grand stand. ���������������������������>   -  A boxing contest in the evening,  a confetti carnival,and a grand ball  iri.,the opera house concluded the  day's entertainment.  WILL  FAVOR  CANADIAN FRUIT  f. That the economic adjustment ber  iween Great Britain and her colonies after, the war will to a certain  degr.ee work to the disadvantage of  the United States, is the opinion of  jsidor Jacobs, of San Francisco,  who has just returned from a visit  to England, where he went to investigate the conditions relative to  the British embargo on fruits, particularly as that restriction affects  the various phases of the fruit industry of thc Pacific coast.  "There i.s no doubt that the end  of the war will see a great change  in the relations between England  and her colonies," said Mr. Jacobs  to a representative of The Christian  Science Monitor, "as her policy is  bound to give to the colonics every  possible advantage in commerce  and trade in the way of preferential  tariffs and trade discriminations.  This will, of course, mean that the  .United Slates will lose to some ex-  atively between the bohunk and  the Chink, the Hedley Gazette,  whose editor has lived where the  bohunk invasion cast its killing in-  lluence over the community, says:.  Tuesday a Princeton Chink departed for the realms of the blest  by the hemp route It is supposed  he became despondent, over not being aide to compete in the labor  market with the bohunk. It costs a  Chink from 8 to 15 cents a day for  food; a hunk can live on a pound of  flour mixed with water and a half  ounce of, cheese grated into it, or  about 4 cents daily. The Chink  occasionally has pork or chicken,  which is an additional cost. The  hunk throws into the pot a gopher,  a chipmunk, a squirrel, a porky, a  beef hoof, a crow, a hawk, an owl,  or anything dead or living-that he  can pick up, steal, snare, trap, net  or shoot. There are sad days coming for thc Chink in B.C.  One Cause of Cancer  Dr.   James   Bryce   Howard;   lecturer on Pathology, once made the  statement to'������������������������������������������������������the effect that cancer  was caused by jealousy.   His argument   was    something   like   this:  Jealousy at once affects the circulation, and the emotion strikes at  the  organs   of   reproduction.    In  moments of   good-will,   when  the  mind .is  calm,   the   circulation   is  complete, strong, natural, the secretions are active, the pores open, the  glands do their perfect work.   Let  a  spasm  of  hate and  fear sweep  over  the   person,   and   the  heart  thumps  in  wild  alarm,   and  then  dies down until you can scarcely  detect its  throb.    The  skin grows  cold, the pores close, the secretions  cettse as though a sirocco of death  had swept over the body.   There is  congestion in the parts, then fever,  and Nature is working hard to restore an equilibrium.    That is just  the way cancer ��������������������������� grows���������������������������there is a  stoppage in the circulation, and Nature tries to clear it away by sending more blood to the part.    This  increased nutrition causes a growth  to. form,  and  Nature, who  works  accjiding to general laws, not caring i'oir the individual, kills thc patient in an effort to cure him.  ANNOUNCING OUR  SEMI-ANNUAL  For Two Weeks Only  COMMENCING  Saturday, July 8  The small daughter -was industriously ironing her doll clothes  when her mother entered.  ' "It's wrpng to work on Sunday.  Have you forgotten the Lord sees  you?"'  "This isn't work. And if the Lord  does see, me, He knows perfectly  well this iron is cold."���������������������������Judge.  tent   in   the   development  markets  in  Great Britain  colonies.     Wc  limited degree  ol   new  and  her  can  see   this  to.a  in  lhe embargo on  canned goods from the United  Stales, for while this is ostensibly  for the purpose of releasing'tonnage to make room for war.muni-  lions, yet ihe colonics are nol'..restrictcdVas ifulii"nil!yVhcy~ should  'lot be in view of the great part  ihey arc taking in Ihe war. This  means lhal the packers in Canada  and olher colonies will have a decided advantage in supplying the  English market."  The Hunk Oulchinks the Chink  Thc bohunk is a foreigner. Mc  does not seem to be of any particular nationality. When first he began  lo attract attention in British Columbia, he was at work in large  numbers in lhe coal mines in thc  Crow's Nest district. Later he  drifted into thc metalliferous mines  and is now pretty generally scattered about amidst the scenery of  Ihe Kootcnays. It is only a question of time when he will enlarge  his field of operations to the Okanagan. By comparison, thc Chink  is a spender of the LS-karat type  compared lo the bohunk. And thc  bohunk can give the Chink his  chop suey, fat pork, chicken and  rice, and still beat him out in the  amount of work he will do for a  given    price.      Speaking    compar-  MATERNITY NURSING.   Mrs.West,  Enderby. m4-lf  REDUCTIONS    IN  ALL DEPARTMENTS  ' *"������������������   ��������������������������� l .  Astounding Values in  LADIES'READY-TO-WEAR  DRY GOODS    ^ -  HOUSE FURNISHINGS  MEN'S WEAR  BOOTS AND SHOES  GROCERIES,   CIGARS,   PIPES,   ETC.,  ETC. i  Stock must be reduced by the ,end of July, and as  we do'^not carry over; season's goods. Generous  reductions will be apparent, to anyone visiting the  store.  MEN  Who recognize QUALITY and fit  as essential to comfort in the  wearing of a shirt, will find in  our stock of outing, working and  dressshir-ts_the^best^in^bo_th^fit.  and quality. We hav������������������ the finest  in outing shirts���������������������������just the thing  lor these warm summer days.  Come in and let us show you.  Why not invest in the best when  putting something on your back  to wear? We have the newest  in summer hats and caps, too.  Push Brush Brooms  and Brushes of every description just in stock  Fly Swatters, Fly Paper, Fly  Poison Pads, etc.  Remember our Grocery Department when you want  fresh goods and the best  brands.  W. J. Woods  C.  Hawkins  CARPENTER & JOINER  Being relieved from Military  Service for thc time being, is now  prepare^ to take any kind of carpentering oi- building work.  Estimates furnished.  Hudson's Bay  VERNON  Co.  TO  boiler  Wanted  RENT���������������������������Threshing  Machine;  to take 4-foot wood.    Will  want  to  use  boiler  only.    Apply;  stating size and horse-power���������������������������  DOMINION CANNERS,  Vernon, B.C.  FOR SALE  Bargain  in  Horses  One iliare between 5 and G years,  weight 1350 lbs., with colt six  weeks .old, $175.00.   .   One gelding, 5 years old, weight,  1G00 lbs., price $175.  Both absolutely sound; used to  all kinds of farm.work.  A.  Fulton, Enderby.  The Perfect High Power VACUUM CLEANER now* '** ^ AA  in stock; price only ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������" ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������                ���������������������������'��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� vDlZ.UU  HAY TOOLS Rakes, Forks, Carriers, Rope, Blocks, Cable,  Sweat Pads,  Harness,-Collars,- Hame Straps; Hames, Whips, Etc.  BOYS'EXPRESS WAGONS, ........ $2.75 and $3.75  SCREEN  DOORS, Windows and Netting.  Ice Cream Freezers.  White Enamel-lined Refrigerators, only $15.00  BICYCLES, only ���������������������������...������������������������������������������������������'   $30.00  Garden Hose. $5.75 per 50 ft., complete with couplings.  Our stock is always complete and sold at the lowest prices.  FULTON HARDWARE CO., Ltd  ������������������ .    .    .  For Cash or Produce  FLOUR, Five Roses, 49's   FLOUR, Harvest Queen, 49's  BRAN, 100's ������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������  $1.25  SHORTS, 100's.  $1.85  $1.75  $1.35  Are you getting 30c a dozen for your eggs?  They are worth it.   Bring them to���������������������������  DILL BROS.  Gents' Furnishings  and Groceries

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