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Array fcl  Enderby, B. C, August 3/ 1916  AND      W A L K E R 'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 9; No. 23;   Whole No..443  ENDERBY AND DISTRICT NEWS  Ptc. Joe Mowat isr visiting his  parents.  Joe Doerflinger returned from  Harrison  Hot Springs last Friday.  The 121st Western Irish Battalion  left Vernon for the East on Sunday.  Pte. Kenneth Strickland returned  to Vernon on Sunday, after a month  at home.  . . Born���������������������������At their residence in Eyebrow, Sask., July 28th, to Mr. and  Mrs. J. W. Gillman, a son.  Born���������������������������At their residence, the Salt  Farm, July 30th, to Mr. and, Mrs.  W. B. Gosnell, a daughter.  Mr. Milt Stevens returned to the  coast this Weekfon his way to Boston.   He will have company back.  A clergyman says that walking in  no way conflicts with the proper  observance of the Sabbath.   Oh���������������������������  Mrs. Palmer returned from Mara  on Wednesday.- She will occupy the  cottage adjoining the Warwick  home.  Mrs. H. Butchart' received word  the past week that her favorite  nephew had been killed in*action  in France. . -_..  Pte. E. J. Corpe visited Enderby  friends this week from the. coast.  He expects,his'battalion to leave for  the'front at an early date. -  ,  7Contractor J. N. Gi������������������.nt will start  - the erection of the handsome home  to be built by Rev. J. A. Dow oh the  Flewwelling * site, 'within the next  \veek.   :   { '   '' ���������������������������    y    ��������������������������� '     *  The past-week has been^ideal'for  the haymen,. ancl ** every available  man has been at work every hour  of the day. It has meant thousands  of dollars to this district.  , A meeting of the Conservatives of  the Enderby district was held in K.  of P. Hall Wednesday.evening.for  the purpose of planning the work  for, the campaign and appointing  committees;  Mr. Geo. Parkinson says the hay  and grain crops in the vicinity of  Hulcar are excellent. Cutting and  stacking has been proceeding this  week, and the mowers are getting  ready for the wheat fields.  A statistician says that women's  ankles are much larger than they  used to be. And then somebody  ' adds thc cruel remark that "maybe  the statistician counts all that he  sees below these summer, skirts as  ankles."  . Last week's movie program at the  Opera House was one of the most  =interesting-sho\vn-byVVlanager=JBobb-  for some weeks. He promises the  "Diamond" reels to be more interesting than ever as the plot begins  to unravel.  Mrs. A. Glenn and son, and Mr.  J. S. Johnston, left Tuesday afternoon for Wynot, Sask. After a few  weeks spent there with relatives,  thev will proceed to Gladstone,  Man.j, and visit other districts in  that Province for the summer.  Carl Johnson narrowly escaped  losing his fingers on thc right hand  at the mill Wednesday afternoon,  when he put his hand upon a revolving planer head. He thought  the cylinder had stopped. His fingers were badly nipped, but the  ksives did not reach the bones.  The lawn social given last Thursday afternoon and evening at the  residence of Mrs. Wm. Pearson, by  the ladies aid of the Presbyterian  church, proved one of thc most enjoyable events of the .season. An  amount over $50 was taken in. at the  booths, to be added to the church  funds.  Mr. and Mrs. Congrieve spent a  few days in Enderby the past week,  from Sicamous, the guests of Mr.  and Mrs.' W. R. Barrows. They also  enjoyed a motor trip to Kamloops,  the guests of Mr. Davies, who let  them see what a Ford might be expected to do and not do in the  hands of an expert.  The ladies of Enderby gave a  miscellaneous shower to Miss  Hazel Elliott Wednesday afternoon  at the home of Mrs. Duncan, when  valuable presents of every description were given to demonstrate in  a practical way the esteem and love  in which Miss Elliott is held by the  people of Enderby. The happy  event will take place on or about  the loth of August.  B. Fingering Wool, 4-ply, at  Speers'.  A beautiful collection of dianthi  came to the Press o/Iice this week  from the garden of Mrs. A. McPherson. Why is it that every  flower raised by one person will  reach such perfection, while others  may handle the same plants in thc  same soil and in the same way, and  the flowers do not compare either  in beauty or development? It's her  heari touch that makes the difference.  A meeting of the local Liberals  was held in K. of P. Hall last Friday  for the rpurpose "of organizing for  the campaign. Mr. K. C. McDonald  was present, and briefly outlined  the work and stated his position.  The old officers, Dr. H. W. Keith,  president, and A. Reeves, secretary,  were again elected, and F. B. Dill  was made vice-president, with thc  following executive: Messrs. Sid.  Speers, W. E. Landon,' Rod. McDonald, H. Dale, Geo. Tomkinson ancl  Ed. Harkins.  The ladies of the W. A. gave a  farewell supper in the Parish Hall  last Friday evening to Mr. G. W.  Hughes ancl presented him with a  purse in recognition of his work as  lay reader ih St. George's church  the past year. Mr. Hughes leaves  Enderby shortly to - take up his  work in the / schools of Nanaimo..  At, the same time a ��������������������������� farewell- was  given- to Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Mann,  who left for Seattle Tuesdaiy, and  to 'Mrs. Blanchard,' daughter and  son, .who leave -in _a- fejvy^days, for.  Vancouver.    . ~7"   "; **"' ,.  Joe's ice cream sodas will  you forget your troubles.  make  CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND  The treasurer of tin Canadian  Patriotic Fund acknowledges the  following contributions received  uuriny iiie oast month:  Red Cross Tea Room $ 5.00  A. C. Skaling      7.50  Claud S. Handcock       5.00  Dr. Keith    .'..  10.00  S. H. Speers        5.00  Okanagan Saw Mills, Lid....  80.50  A. Nordlow    50  C. B. Winter     10.00  H.  Cooke ' '   ,5.00  E. Cooke    '.     3.00  S. Cooke  .'     3.00  F. H. Hawes :.*     5.00.,  C. P. Ryan     2.00  Wm. Tomkinson . -. .50  Mrs. Stoward ..'. 50  Gr- Folkard   . A :       .50  Graham Rosoman '.     2.00  ' .,       $145.00  RED CROSS. TEA ROOM  ' For the month of July,.the total'  receipts of the Red Cross Tea''  Room amdunted to .$33.05. - Expenses were, $3."60, and' -$8.00 was  turned oyer; to'the Patriotic Fund,  leaving "a' balance.of ?22.05Tor Red  .Cross .purposes. V-;   -.j" ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������_-.-.���������������������������'-; -* ~ " **  ,      INSPECTING CREAMERY  ;. Josephs. Bunges,*-.Domiriion*-Dairy'':  Inspector, - visited", -Enderby    and  -Armstrong districts this week, for  the-purpose of going-inlo the question of creamery.   Mr. Burges met  his cousin, Mrs. H. H. Worthington,  and other relatives here, it having  been some 33 ycars since his uncle,  Mr. J. S. Johnstone, saw him.  The purpose of Mr. Burges' visit  here was more particularly to learn  what-assistance the. Dominion Government could give in the matter of  the co-operative creamery already  established at Armstrong, and, generally, how the dairy industry  could be strengthened. Mr. Burgess  will make his report���������������������������to the'Depai.-  mentw when there is strong probability thai thc Dominion Government will seek to permanently establish the creamery, and in other  ways seek to aid the industry.  v     MUNITIONS,  BLOWN   UP   '  A terrific explosion took place in  New York harbor Sunday'morning,  when several barges and piers  loaded with munitions of war being shipped, to the Entente Allies  were destroyed. For -eight hours  a terrific bombardment, followed  the first, explosion,' as the 'fire  spread from pier to pier, and barge  to barge." Estimates "of. the casualties "placed" the, number of .dead at  four,-iwith three others-mortally  wounded,. 35' suffering."from.-;less  serious -injuries^'aml >llMo",20 rmiss.-  ing. .Estimates.- of; .property;;loss  range from 825,000,000{to;.$45,0()0,r  000:- The-cause"*-oL the^fire JancTexT  plo.sion'.has I not "been-statecT. V-vV-c -".'.  -* -- '. ' * - - -J   .l -    n ** <   "  * Just to hand, new range of Prints,  Galateas and Xiriderclla Cloth. S.  H. Speers. .       "   .  HEZEKIAH  ELLIOTT DEAD   .  Thc familiar character, Hezekiah  Elliott, with his oxen team ancl load  of refuse going through town to  his depository just outside the city  limits, will be seen no more.- This  faithful old scavenger has carried  his last load. Death came to'him  in the Kamloops hospital last Wednesday night, ancl his remains were  buried in the Kamloops- cemetery,  only his son and a few Methodist  friends being present. Mr. Elliott  had been a resident of Enderby for  several years,-coming'here from  Gladstone, Man. He brought with,  him some ������������������35,000, all of which" has  since disappeared. Thirty-two  thousand went al onc time���������������������������a sort  of loan.to some land-shark's garnet  Hezekiah had an. aversion for  lawyers, and on money matters his*  mouth was sealed.* This didnot result advantageously. It is said that  instead, of "placing his loan for ten  years, as he believed," it' was made  for one hundred^years., The rest  of the story went to the,grave-with:  Hezekiah. He was born at Bedfordshire, Eng., 58, years-ago.. He.leaves  a,widow, four sons and .one daugh-,  tei\ Only.' the'mother, and-.'one,-son,  areyresiding here-VWhatcyerrproRr  erly .is= left .was willed tolthe^bhiyj  son.at Home���������������������������Abraham; by name.**-'V  '���������������������������''- A':, J.-yElliott' 'camcriiri rfr6m���������������������������LislcV  Sask':, last.Saturday,to- settle lupythe  affairs/of His" father.*; -i\--V  ., :-ai~izx  ->.; , -..-XI  ...P  . **"- vsV  -Vil  ' x-  "Vi' ?S������������������T5,l  ��������������������������� -r~yf ���������������������������"��������������������������� a^Vt I  OD-=^*f|g|  -<%S-&^  ���������������������������"., ->. v- .��������������������������� fn&M  -**   **"*--������������������> I  ^BRITAIN  PREPARED";  -~y' ?*? * ?K'iM  '*'Y-\> > -;������������������JTr������������������.?i  What is prohibition?   Why is prohibition?  Stop a moment,, and think.  President Hadley of Yale, says that "virtues  like temperance and morality, industry and  peacefulncss, have their chici' source and support  in men's hearts. They do not consist in abstinence from certain acts which can bc compelled by  law. They mean self-restraint and self-devotions"  By-the-by, have you studied thc Prohibition Act  which British Columbians arc asked to vote "yes"  or "no" upon at the September elections?   If you  hibited. It docs not mean that liquor manufacture and distilling is to bc discontinued, nor that  liquor selling is lo bc legislated out of existence.  Prohibition simply means (if it carries) that the  present licensed and regulated system 'of selling  liquor will bc legislated away, and in its place is  to bc set up the bar in the home, in the .cellar, and  behind closed doors, where it cannot be observed  or regulated. Prohibition means that our distilleries may go right on producing thc stuff, but in  order to sell it they must first ship it across thc  -have^not^'ou-should^lt-is-Avorth^  prohibition? Why is prohibition? If prohibition;be shipped back to any point within the Province  means to prohibit, then the Prohibition Act of B.! in any quantity the purchaser is willing to pay  C. is a farce.   It is a fool-of-a-thing. jfor.   Prohibition means that any citizen may cn-  In Manitoba the people voted for prohibition in joy his glass of beer at home, but not at his club  order to get b'oozc. That Province was largely j or on a fishing trip; it means that no harm can  under the Scott Act up to a few months ago. And come to a man if he drinks his beer \vithin thc  the Scott Act, if it didn't do anything else, did pro-' four walls, or the cellar, of his home, but if hc  hibit. The municipalities, towns and small cities drinks it out in thc open of God's big mountains  had local option and were "dry"���������������������������very "dry." _If.hc.is liable.to imprisonment for six months with,  a resident of a "dry" district wanted to get a hard���������������������������or soft���������������������������labor. Prohibilion means that  drink or"a bottle, he had to travel to a "wet" dis- thc selling of liquor will be transferred from the  trict and smuggle his liquor home���������������������������what hc hotel bar���������������������������its proper place���������������������������to the drug store,  could not carry inside his vest. It was a.'penal j where any kind of a decoction���������������������������some contain-,  offence to have liquor anywhere about the place,ling alcohol up to as high as 90 per cent���������������������������may bc  or to bring liquor within the boundaries of any'sold, or straight whiskey, brandy, rum and gin  of thc "dry" localities. The people tired of this!may bc had on a doctor's prescription. A similar  sort of thing, and when thc opportunity presented;section to this was in the Prohibition Act passed  itself, the Province switched from local option' by the state of ..Washington, and proved a boon  under the Scott Act to prohibition under thc Man- j to the drug stores. In Seattle, during the first  itoba Act. Now they can fetch all the booze they'monlh of operation of the Prohibition Act, sixty  want into the "dry" districts, and are happy���������������������������or j seven new drug stores were opened, and in one  reasonably so  This brings us to the question of the Prohibition- Act in B. C. A booklet has been issued by  Merchants' Protective Association under thc title,  "The Truth About the Prohibition Act." The  Merchants' Protective Association-is-opposed to  prohibition and in favor of the present licensed  and regulated system, and, naturally, thc booklet  presents the weaknesses in the proposed Prohibition Act in the most glaring fashion.   But it is  lir.   It presents every section of thc Act, with  riticism here and there of its weak points, and  one can read thc sections of the Act themselves if  not satisfied with thc criticism. By this criticism,  along with the Act itself, onc can get a very clear  idea of what Prohibition (with a capital P) docs  and does not mean. Prohibilion docs not mean  that liqour cannot bc had within the Province. It  does not mean that liquor drinking is to be pro- of fanaticism, except our own.  one  month one drug store alone sold 171 barrels of  whiskey, besides hundreds of gallons of brandy,  rum and gin, and all on doctors' prescriptions.  People who do not drink booze, but take their  inspiration from a cup of tea, or. coffee, or some  soft drink, do not think the other fellow needs his  glass of beer, or something stronger. And, perhaps they arc right. Indeed, we arc sure of it. No  doubt he would be better off without his booze,  just as they would be belter off without their cup  ol* milder inspiration. But lie docs not think so,  nor do they. At least 80 per cent of the people  who consume liquor do so because they deem it  necessary for lhcir health, just as tea drinkers believe about tea, or coffee drinkers about coffee,  and so on.  All of which goes to show that wc Canadians  arc pure and free from all kinds and conditions  Manager Bobbs, of. the Enderby  Opera'House was notified Thursday  last that the great moving 'pictures  showing   Britain   prepared   would  be shown in Enderby on Monday  evening, July~31st.    Time was rtoo;  short- for  suificient   announcenicn'l  to be made-throughout Ihe dislrict,:",  yet   the  attendance' at  the- Opera ;  House was very large. The pictures  proved to be all'that was previously '  claimed  for them. --From  start to  finish of the 2 1-2 hours' show,,the.  audience watched with, intense interest tlie unfolding of the gigantic  task Britain has to perform.    The  pictures   were   clear   and   true   in  every minute "detail, showing How  Kitchener's  army was  made, how*  the  women  and  girls of  England  are  working  in  thousands  in   the  munition   factories, etc., and   then  showing in all it's might and power  the grand fleet as_it;j)atrols,_ni_gh_t_,  "and ��������������������������� day   the  North  _������������������ea,   keeping  silent watch over thc destinies of  lhe  Empire, and  making way  for  thc ships of neutral and allied nations.   Thc pictures could not have  been belter, and everyone of lhe ten  reels helcl the interest of the large  audience.  STILL   WANTING MEN  --Indicating the pressing need-for-  harvesl workers in the Prairie Provinces, a telegram was received in  Vancouver Monday wanting to  knoW how many of the 20,000 men  required in the field could be got  from B. C. So' far as British. Columbia is concerned, it i.s estimated  that between a thousand and eleven  hundred men will be available.  Wherc thc_Rroiuns Live  A Chicago man was invited by a  New York friend to call on him  whenever'he happened lo be in that  citv. "Don't think of going lo a  hoicl," he said, "but come to my  house any time, day or night, and  you will always be welcome."  Just for fun, the next time the  Chicago man was in New York, he  waited until about half past two in  the morning and Ihen went to his  friend's house. "Docs Mr. Brown  live here." he asked the sleepy  maid who came to the door.  "Yes," she replied, "carry him  in."  ^_  Patriotic Dance at Mara  A Patriotic Dance in aid of the  Bed Cross will be held in the M. M.  & A. A. Hall, Mara, on Friday, Aug.  11th, commencing at 8.30 p.m. Good  music and a good time assured.  Everybody welcome. Admission,  Gentlemen, 50c;  Ladies, 25c.  Vv.yV'Vip THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, August 3, 1916.  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  II.  M.   M'ALKKH  Act," said Mr. Manson. "Before I left the capital  for the Interior, we had received no less than 250  applications for loans under that Act, and at the  present time there are altogether about 450 applications in. The amounts range from $100 upwards to $10,000, and we are expecting more. I  merely'men tion. these things to show how quick  the people arc to take advantage of the Government's proposals, and the faith they have in thc  party that has placed this matter before" them."  "This Act," said Mr. Mason, cannot but be of  the most beneficial character to the agricultural  community. It is so designed lhat a man on a  farm may bc in a position to secure thc money he  requires for improvements on his farm, or for the  purchase of callle and implements, all of which  arc essential towards development. Of course,  wc arc only a I thc; beginning of it. When it once  gets into full operation il will bring about a condition of affairs that will bc reflected in the prosperity of British Columbia from every point of  view."  Mr. Mason docs not blink his eyes to the fact  lhat thc Conservatives have a hard campaign before them. Thc people's minds have been  poisoned, hc says, with misstatements made by  their opponents, and it will require an energetic  campaign to counteract the Liberal speeches.  "But wc shall win," he declared. "Of that there  is not tlie slightest doubt. Many of thc scats are  quite safe for the Government, but there arc  others in which wc shall be obliged to educate the  electors on thc same ma Iters on which there is  considerable doubt, and wc will do that with  good results."  No less than four radiating surfaces gather up almost  every scrap of heat and send it through your comfortable  rooms.  WQar/s  Ihrnace  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 in it.  vvu.*  ������������������.**   U1V   _H-������������������>.   UIC1C   13   IU  11.  ��������������������������� gfff  Sold by  Fulton   Hardware   Company  RISE AND FALL OF LEADERS  Published  every  Thursday at   Enderby,  B. C. at $2   per  year,   by  the  Walker  Press.  Advertising Kates:   Transient, 50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1916  GET A TAIL HOLD���������������������������AND HOLD  Wc hear a lot about "forging to thc front,"  "laking time by the forelock,"'"seizing the bull  by the horns," and lhe like; but in it all the man  with the tail hold is entirely ignored. Nine men  out of ten wisely follow, and succeed, where onc  docs charging around lhe front all the time. If  you miss the forelock, seize the tail. It is the  hanging on that counts. And the man will go  just as fast and nearly as far, who has a tail-hold  as his brother holding to thc forelock. Besides, a  tail-hold is easier than a horn-hold. So don't be  loo anxious to get rapidly to the front. Hang  on to what you have, and you will get ahead in  the world as last as you deserve.  THIRD YEAR OF WAR BEGINNING  Today will end two full ycars of war in Europe.  Some people see in thc recent offensive of the  Allies the beginning of the end. They expect to  see the men out of thc trenches by Christmas.  While this optimism is very good, and 'tis belter  Car than looking through blue glasses and seeing  nothing but death and destruction awaiting all  thc combatting_nations.JLis^^  in the present move of thc Allies, or any move  that they.might undertake this season, anything  to warrant thc idea lhat the Allies will soon bc  victorious. There is good reason lo believe that  the troops will pass another winter in the trenches. This seems to be the view of mililaryjnen  who have followed lhe war in all ils phases.  Formidable as has been the combined offensive  of the Allies, lhc ground gained during the past  _mon I Iris smallVudecd,y compared to \\dfat TinTsl  yet'be taken if the Germans are to be driven oul  of France and Belgium, Serbia and Poland. It  may never be accomplished; it may never have  lo be accomplished, for Germany may yet conclude thai surrender would be thc better part of  valor. We do not believe Germany will ever  surrender; we are sure England and her allies  will not. Then il must be fought out. Such  being thc case, anyone can take the war map of  Europe loday and"trace lhe armies as ground is  won and lost on lhe different fronts, and lhe calculations of one as lo when peace will conic again  may be as near right as the calculations of another���������������������������even the best military expert, engaged or  nol engaged on lhe fighting fronts.  PROSPECTS ARE BRIGHT  Thc following dispatch speaks lev u_clf:  Winnipeg, July 2(i.���������������������������Thc trial of Sir Rodmond Roblin, James H. Howdcn and George H. Coldwcll must  proceed at once. Mr. Justice Prendergast this morning refused to allow the crown's requsct for severance, permitting the trial of Coldwcll and Howden to  precede that of the'ex-premier. The three ex-ministers  stood and heard thc indictment formally read. They  were not plaeed in thc prisoner's dock.  "How say you, are you guilty or not guilty?" asked  the clerk.  "Not guilty," replied Howdcn, Coldwcll and Roblin  in turn.  "On alf counts?" asked the clerk.  "On all counts-," replied the accused.  Three years ago .there was not a more popular  and respected political leader in Canada than Sir  Rodmond Roblin. His had been a useful career  in Manitoba, and the electors fairly idolized him.  Hc was a* man of power in many. ways. But hc  failed. Today hc, wilh others of his ministers, is  charged with felonious conduct in connection  with provincial affairs while he was premier of  Manitoba. Strong as he was, Mr. Roblin was not  strong enough as the chief executive of the Province in dealing wilh affairs of state or of politics.   Hc sacrificed himself to his party machine.  Thc rise and fall of the Conservative government of Manitoba, and of lhe Liberal government of Saskatchewan, have in them a lesson  for thc other provinces in the Dominion. Wc  hear on all sides thc crying out of thc people  against corruption in politics. The average man  is holding more closely to principle and less to  politics these days than ever before in Canada.  He is beginning to speak out against thc men who  have presumed to lead in politics. Why? Is il  not because thc leaders have failed to lead? On  the contrary, have they not been led���������������������������machine  controlled? And the machine, having no personality, no soul���������������������������and no principle bul lhat of  gelling and holding power for thc patronage in  it���������������������������has failed, as ever before, to see in the signs  cd'-the-liines-lhe"a|)proachingcataclysnirand^as":V  result, Roblin and his ministers went down.  When such a crisis comes in the life of a political party as came to Roblin and the Conservatives of "Manitoba, what lhe people term the  "machine" in politics, proceeds at once to pile on  more steam, and to use the party whip on the  backs of adherents. They Haunt in the face of  the electors and Iheir party the power of machine  Are you going to do any  Building or Repairing  This Season ?          y *  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  No. 4 Flooring and Ceiling 10.00 per thousand  No. 4 Drop Siding    $10.00  CullBoards ; :  ...  5.00  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6 13.00      "   -   "  No. 3 Cedar Bevel Siding 15,00  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  Week-end special,  mixed, at 10c  per half pound;  Sodas at 25c, 35c and 50c  Arrow Root OC^ *\_-t~  11-*        Pineapple  Peach Sandwich      _������������������3U JJCl    1U������������������       Chocolate Brittle  Swiss Chocolate r Royal Maple  Social Teas and Jam Rolls at 15c per half pound  Orders taken for Peaches, Pears and Apricots for preserving at lowest prices  'PHONE 48  Bell Block, Enderby  BISCUITS  TEECE & SON,  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  KingEdwardHotel,U^URPHy Enderby  rule  Prospects are line in lhc Upper Country for the  return of the Conscvalives to power, according to  a .statement made in lhe Vancouver Province a  few days ago by Mr. Wm. Manson. minister of  agriculture,*on his return lo thc coast after touring the interior with Premier Bowser. II was  admitted that in one or two places there was  some heckling, bul said that from one end of the  Province to the other lhere is ample evidence that  Premier Bowser will he decisively sustained at  the polls at lhe September election.  "One of the best pieces of legislation plaeed on  the statute books was  the Agricultural Credits  ..was_soi.m_Saskatchcwan_;undci,_Liberal  rule; il was so in Manitoba under Conservative  rule; it was so in Dominion affairs under Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Il seems to be lhe ultimate aim of  each ol" thc old parlies lo make their political  machine as complete as possible. And lhcy are  prepared to move oceans and mountains in order  to give the steam roller room to move. But just  about this time, when they  think everything is  working finely, the electors, very awkwardly but  effectually, put their foot on it, and the "machine"  i.s no more���������������������������until the other party builds up ils  machine.  Sir Rodmond Roblin is only suffering for lhe  actions of men in his own party���������������������������men whose  hands were "greased" by lhc parly machine.  Because of Iheir attitude toward lhe independent  voters, wilhin thc party and outside oi" it, thc  electors turned against them and put the machine out of business. There is the "quiel"  vote in all parlies. It is composed of men who  think more than they talk. This is the vote that  upsets all calculations and defeats sure things.  This vote holds the balance of power at all times.  Switched from onc candidate to the other puts  the other candidate in, against any and all combinations pul up by the party machine.  Thc public trusts many a man with an office  that his butcher wouldn't trust with a pound of  bacon.  FRESH  FISH  EVERY  THURSDAY  GEO. R. SHARPE  WHOLESALE^RETAIL^BUTCHER;  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables \  ENDERBY, _B.JC, ___  The plainer a women the more she moralizes.  Good Rigs;  Careful Drivers; Dray ing of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers  and Tourists invited to give us a trial.  f ������������������HiM#������������������*������������������#������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������HHM  O.K.  Baths in connection  H. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now  SYNOPSIS Of COAL MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the  Northwest Territories and a portion  of the Province of British Columbia,  may be leased for a term of twenty-  one years at an annual rental of $1  an acre. Not more than 2560 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  ==^AEElicati_on^foii=ia^lease-must-be-  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent of sub-Agent of the district in which rights applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territory the land  must be described by sections, or  legal sub-divisions of sections, and  in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be staked out by  the applicant himself. *  Each application must be accom-  paniedby a fee of $5 which will-be-  refunded if the rights applied for  are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the  rate of live cents per ton.  The person operating the mine  shall furnish the Agent with sworn '  returns accounting for the full  quantity of merchantable coal  mined and pay thc royalty thereon.  If the coal mining rights are not  operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal  mining rights only, but the lessee  may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights as may  be 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.-Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement wiil not be paid  for.���������������������������83575.  Wanted  One good milch cow, soon to come  in; one horse, mare preferred,  about 1300, must be quiet and not  afraid of motors. State price and  terms. A. R. STOCKDALE,  i^n.4 R. R. No. 2. Armstrong. fr  Thursday, August 3, 1916.  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  BIRTH OF INDIVIDUALISM  Emerson says: "Idealism has its degrees. It  first comes as a toy (the magnet was once a toy),  then its birth dawns upon ns-in gleams arid fragments. Then its .countenance; waxes-', stern and  grand, and we see that it must be true. It now  shows itself as ethical and. practical. ;We learn  that God is; that He is ihjrne!" ���������������������������  This is the birth of individualism now sweeping  over the world. A great searchlight has- been  turned upon the peppleV aiid/iiidividualism has  been born in men. Never before have we observed such a'manifest'desire lojuiow, each for  himself, and lo acl independent of direction or  coercion as al the present, time.  The religious world is already feeling the effect  of a new inspiration which has been at work removing barriers, taking down sectarian lines, elc.  In the aids and sciences, do we nol sec this free  spirit moving? In fact, in all 'the departments of  hi'c wc feel the breath of freedom permeating  and blessing with ils wide margins. Bul in our  strong advocacy of. freedom we wish tp make a  broad distinction between license and freedom.  License acts outside of law; it is.not loving and  therefore not legitimate in its operations.  And in the common a flairs of life, satisfaction  is expressing itself in thc minds of. the people,  even though it has'not yet been manifest in  ail'airs. Shall we nol open-wide lhc, door to this  new influx of divinity, this breath of the Holy  Spirit which ihe risen.Christ would breathe forth  upon.the world? "Did not our hearts burn within us?" asked the disciples onc of thc other after  'the risen Christ had been made manifest to them  by thc way. And so llie very atmosphere burns  with new influx of lhe Divine, for it comes as a  'consuming fire,' burning up the debris of the  past; and opening up new vislas which; inspire  wilh beauty ancl promise���������������������������H. Louise Bui-pec, in  Unity Magazine. V      .    '.^ y  COFFEE MORE THAN DRINK  II you wan I io know Avhclhcr the coming day  is to be fair or cloudy, drop a lump of sugar into  the breakfast cup of cofl'ec. Should the sugar  sctlic al lhc bottom and the lillle bubbles that are  lormcd remain quiet" in the centre of the cup, a  bright and sunny day may be expected. Should  the bubbles gather slowly in the centre and move  in clusters lo thc side of the cup this barometer  predicts cloudy or showciy weather for the day.  As a fumigant, too, coll'ce is valuable, as has  been proven by various tests made by ProL M. I.  Epstein. He says: "No mailer what the disagreeable odor in the room may bc, lhe coll'ce.nol  only drives il out but absorbs it, decomposes il,  one might say, and replaces it with a healthy  odor Avhich cannot be disagreeable to even the  mosl sensalivc." To fumigate a room, lake a  quantity of the colfee beans and crush them,  then alloAV them to burn. Not only will this  destroy all impure odors, but the odor of lhc  burning coffee itself will disappear, ieaving the  room Avith a pure and wholesome atmosphere.  WILL GO OVER IN DRAFTS  Wall  SECRET SOCIETIES  TRAINING THAT IS USEFUL IN CIVIL LIFE  II is not generally known that in addition to  being taught everything that an infantryman is  instructed in, the sapper of thc Canadian Engineers, learns.many things useful in civil life. Hc  is ..therefore.continually being prepared for the  return To civil duties at the end of the Avar. He  .is taught bridge building, use of explosives, .geometry^ construction of piers,-'derricks, incinerators, drains, water systems, the use-ot The block  and tacklc���������������������������knols, lashing and splicing. Careful  thinking men Avho are going to, enlist should remember this., More men are Avaiitccl, and wanted  quickly, for The engineers. ';Sixty-'mcn arc Avantcd  immediately: -���������������������������**?������������������������������������������������������  "-^''^   ������������������������������������������������������>   ,,-,__   x .,  Men desirous-of enlisting in' tlie Engineers  should.apply at thc nearest army doctor or rc-  , entiling station, or communicate'direct Avith the  Officer" Commanding at, Headquarters, . North  Vancouver, B. C: On rcccipt;of .'attestation papers  and medical history sheets, transportation Avill be  forwarded for journey To'Vancouver.;  Thc officers' and non-commissioned, ollicers'  school of milita'ry",cnginccring commenced on  Monday,'This Avcek: Anyone .can join, this school  and succcssfubcandidales Avill obtain a sergeant's  certificate before going overseas: A considerable  number of men have received commissions after  obtaining this certificate.'  * According to an Ottawa dispatch, there is little  hope that battalions now in.Canada or in process  of formation Avill preserve lhcir identity when  they reach the front. They will almost certainly  be broken up inlo drafts and sent over for the  purpose of supplying lhc Avaslcage in thc four  divisions hoav in France." With 48 regiments in  France and Avith an annual wastage computed at  150 per cent, it is CA'ideiV tha! 'at Ihe present rVc  of recruiting ncAv regiments as such can scarcely  hope lo be'added lo thc fighting forces across lhc  channel. News which lias reached Canada recently is lo lhe effect that mosi recently arrived  halallions in England have already been broken  up. One of the chief difficulties to be encountered  will bc thc 'disposal' of officers, especially those  of higher rank. Thc.greatest need at thc front is  for subalterns, among whom thc wastage has  been particularly sever  o  SHORT LINE TO VANCOUVER  Next Monday evening when, thc K. V. R.  through express leaves here a I 22.30 lhe new service Through Coquihalla Pass '.will' bc inaugurated. Leaving here at 10.30 in-the evening the  train arrives at 10.49 next-morning1 in : Vancouver.  Coming back, onc .will board, lhe train-leaving  Vancouver at 6.00.in" thc evening,' and arrive here  al 6.25 the following- morning.1!- The shorter  froutc Will bc a great convenience: to'Thctra veiling  public, and a great bencfit'iibl only to lhc South  Okanagan, but all of the southern part of B.C.'  Thc new single fare between Summerland and  Vancouver- Avill bc -.in round numbers' $10.00,  while the return trip will cost about $16:00.���������������������������  Summerland Review. .  FRASER VALLEY FARMERS HARD HIT  Bargains  Wall Paper prices have steadily  J advanced since we purchased our  present stock, and if; Ave were  buying; this paper today]'we'd'pay  as much for it , wholesale as' we  are offering it to you retail. We  do not believe in-> carrying-over  old stock, even if our fall buying  has to be made at a much higher  figure.^ We want to. clean out  the present stock to make room  for our new Fall shipments. You  can buy at the old price, which  means that every offering is a  bargain���������������������������and every roll a snap:"  WHEELER  W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Cmlerby Lodge No. 40  Regular meeting's first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  W. J. LEMKE  Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cor- '  dially invited to attend.  \V. G. PELL. C. C  H. M. WALKER K. R. S.  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  :Hall suitable forConcerts, Dances and all public  entertainments.    Fbr rates, etc.". address,  P. FRAVEL. Enderby  PROFESSIONAL  ^ C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  , INSURANCE v'.     ,** ���������������������������'  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C;  J. E. CRANE^  Proprietoi  Would Damage Credit of B: ~C7-\  The London _ Daily Telegraph  financial edilor poinls out that the  bondholders of1' British . Columbia  Breweries have agreed to postpone  for three years llie inleresl due last  year, says a London dispatch under  dale of July 2-ith. Il is now intended to introduce prohibition in B.  C, the article continues, and adds:  ���������������������������'Should this happen without compensation, it will bc extremely unfair, because Avhen the money was  subscribed il was understood that  any, fresh' moneys invested in  iirc.Avcries would be safeguarded by  the government. It AviJI also seriously damage (he credit-of British  Columbia here." V  - . "  M  ISS F."WALTER-HUGHES,  (Certificated ,Higher Div., R. A. M.)  Pupil for the past five years of Roland Rogers, Esq., M.A., Mus.Doc,  Ox for., and Miss Oberhoifer, L.R.  A.M. '   ,  Lessons on Pianofoite and in voVe  Production, and Musical- Thcoiy.  For. terms apply to Box1583, Ci!y.  C.  Hawkins  CARPENTER & JOINER  Being relieved from Military  Service for Ihe time being, is 'iioav  prepared lo lake any kind of carpentering or building work. t  -*    ,  Estimates furnished.-       -   <'*>���������������������������*���������������������������';'  I "am "inclined to-think that,"the'  strong and -valiant man /who - accomplishes "much, is reallyVvorking  out the ambitions and desires of-his  mother. - Me'does-that which to her  was only a dream unexpressed, and  in her son are her ambitions, real  ized���������������������������her hopes gratified.���������������������������Elbert  Hubbard. V   -,     *���������������������������- - * ���������������������������'  C. P. R. 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Okanagan Ldg   "Jv.-H.-lO5"'  BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM "  >'<". 1  *.. i '1 v> I  sm  G. P. A.", Vancouver   Agt., Enderby  LIVING IN HOPE OF EARLY PEACE  Lord Brasses', iioav 81 years of age, was thc  founder and first editor of the Navy Annual. In  bis time be has cruised over 300,000 miles in bis  =s tea m-yach tHhc-Sunbca m-rwas-govern oi~a l-Vic=  toria for five ycars, civil'lord .of the British Admiral IvJor four ycars and secretary of thc admiralty for hvo years. Despite his age hc is  keenly interested in every phase of the war.  In a recent article cabled from England to the  Vancouver Province, Lord Brasscy says in part:  After two years of the mosl terrible', war the world  has ever known, 1 sincerely hope we are now drawing  toward-lhe end. We are steadily advancing on the  west fronl. Thc tide has turned in our favor, lint  whal is lhe cosl we are paying'? In a short time we  should know pretty well just whal loll lhe enemy  is collecting for lhe territory we are regaining. It is  a frightful, terrible, ghastly business. -As an old man,  Avho is no longer able lo gel inlo lhc thick of things, I  must be content to look on and hope the world aviII  soon be at peace again; that lhc shedding of blood  will soon slop; lhat we and our enemies will modify  our..demands, ��������������������������� and find' a settlement by 'negotiation  rather than by throwing the,whole of our young  manhood into the terrible slaiighler.pch. , .  "When Avill peace come? ,1 can only say lhal 1  hope it'Avil be soon, and I think there is some reason  for lhat hope. It depends largely on the icngUi of  lime it takes the peoples of lhe belligerents lo. become  acquainted wilh the true conditions.* They are fast  gaining knowledge." ���������������������������  Copies of Prohibition .Act Free <  In order that'the* electors of*.British Columbia  mav become thoroughly accruaintcd wilh the provisions of thc B. C. Prohibition Act, on Avhich a  referendum vote Avill be taken in connection Avith  the procincia! elections on September 14, the Merchants' Protective Association have prepared a  pamphlet, giving the full text of lhe bill. Copies  of this booklet may be obtained, free of-charge,  by addressing llie secretary of thc organization at  Room 24, Canada Life Bldg., Vancouver.  Continued cheerfulness is a manifest sign of  Avisdom.  According, to reports from Fraser'Valley the  Farmers there have'been hard hil,by thc. rains of  July'ruining thc hay crops. Fully 50 per ccnl of  the farmers lost their entire crop/. Wherever lhc  crop lias been cut and cocked ancl consists of a  mixture of clover and timothy, Avct through, it is  valueless, and, finally, after many vain handlings  and exasperating changes in weather, lies a  mucky mess upon the ground strewn in every  direction. Thc only part of thc hay crop of the  Fraser Valley which Avithslood the steady rains  s traigh t^liin o ll ryr^Vlrcady^th^fiii'iTicrs"  ButterWrapper  Parchment  Avas-  dhe-  Lhere arc beginning lo wonder how they arc going  "to feed their slock through the coming season.  '  NURSING AN INGROWN ILLUSION  The   Dominion���������������������������law.  agai ns Ulbe=_sclling-of=^=  Butter"  Cheer up! What right have you to carry a  funeral in your face? Thc world lias troubles of  ils own. Cheer up and change your point of view.  Your ills are mostly imaginary. Why, man alive!  in live minutes' walk you can find scores of people worse oil* lhan you. And here you are going  through the world feeling sorry for yourself���������������������������the  meanest sort of pity, in lhe world. Vou are'  nursing an ingrown illusion. Bid yourself of lhe  bogie man, and���������������������������cheer up!  1  Many Officers Fall in Flanders  A London dispalch says: "The severity of the  fighting since the beginning of the present offensive oii the western front, is indicated by the list  of casualties among the ollicers, issued by lhc  War Ollice, showing for'thc three weeks-of July  1108 killed, 2834 avouiided and 491 missing. This  makes the aggregate loss since lhc beginning oi  lhe war 10,154 killed, 21,290 wounded and 2462  missing.  Johnny Had a Helper  "Johnny," said his molhcr, severely, "some one  has taken a big piece of ginger cake out ol lhe  ^Johnny blushed guiltily.    "Oh, Johnny!"  lhe  m  other exclaimed, "1 didn't think it was in you."  "It ain't, all," replied Johnny.   "Part of it's in  Elsie."  Most men have found that il is an easy mailer  to resist almost everything bul temptation.  "butler Avithout thc words "Dairy muter" or  "Creamery Butler"���������������������������as the case may be���������������������������printed  on the butter Avrap, is a blessing in disguise to the  average farmer.'* In the firs I place, if his Butter  wrappers are neatly jirinlcd Avith his name and  lhc brand of the butter on the label, the storekeeper can readily sell llie buller at 5c a pound  more lhan lie can gel for buller wrapped in paper  lhal is not printed, and the butler-maker gels Ihe  advantage in 5c a pound more for his butter from"  the merchant.  it is lhe duty of every butter maker to comply wilh the laAv in this mailer. Some butler  makers have only a cow or Iwo, and make so little  butter lhat il docs not appear lo them that lhcy  can afford to have their butter Avraps printed.  They do not like the idea of having 500 or 1000  buller wraps on hand. To accommodate this  class of butter makers, The Press has printed up  a quantity of "Custom" Butler Wraps. They are  printed with thc Avords "Fresh Dairy Buller" but  do not bear the name o,f the maker. However,  these wrappers fill the requirements of the law  governing this point, and can bc bought in small  quantities-at the rale of. 50c a hundred in 100 or  50 lots. If you do not require butter wraps in  larger Jots, take these-wraps in lesser quantities.  In lots of 500,  In lots of 1000,  $2.75  3.75  The Walker Press THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, August 3, 1916.  LABOR    HAS    CONDEMNED  THE PROHIBITION ACT.  Trades and Labor Councils of  Coast   Cities   Pass   Strong-  Resolutions ��������������������������� Reasons  Why  Workingmen  Should   Vote  Against   the  Bill.  Organized labor has declared its  position with reference to the B.C.  Prohibition Act with no uncertain  sound, the result of close investigation of and keen discussion on Ihe  bill having resulted in lhe straight  "declaration by the Coast labor  bodies that ihe Act should, bc condemned and that workingmen of  Brilish Columbia should.'do all ,in  their power to defeat the measure  a I the polls.  The Vancouver Trades and Labor  Council, the most representative  central labor organization in British Columbia, at ils meeting on July  20lh, passed a strong resolution  against the Act, the closing paragraph reading as follows:  "Resolved   lhat   the   Trades  and    Labor    Council   in   Vancouver, B.C., in harmony with  representative    bodies    of   organized labor elsewhere, places  itself on record as opposed to  the  Brilish   Columbia   Prohibition Act  and   to  the principle  involved therein."  In adopting the above resolution  lhe  Vancouver Trade  Council Avas  bul following the steps of the New  Westminster    Trades    and    Labor-  Council which on June 1-lth passed  the following resolution:  "Resolved that this Council  go on record as opposed to  . prohibition as contained in the  proposed bill, from an economic and social standpoint  and report this decision to the  various'unions, with thc request that thev help to defeat  the Bill."  The resolutions above noted are  in line with the action of the Victoria Trades and Labor Council and  lhc Prince Hupcrt Labor Council.  ON THE WESTERN FRONT  July closed, after five Aveeks of  continuous hard fighting, with the  position of the British and French  forces on the Somme entirely satisfactory. Thc fact that the British  were able to resume the-offensive  so soon after the unsuccessful German counter attacks of last week,  in which strong German forces  were brought forward, is regarded  as a good augury. The fighting has  been of the fiercest character, the  Germans working with their utmost  strength to prevent thc British  from advancing to their third line  positions. The German counter attack recently delivered against the  French front proved equally unsuccessful, and the Entente. Allies  noAV are fighting slowly in the  direction of Combles, which is only  two miles distant from Guillemonl,  now in British hands.  According to reliable estimate  the British and French together  captured since July 1st, 26,000. prisoners, 140 guns and hundreds of  machine guns.  The British casualties during the  month of July were 7,08*1 officers  and 52,591 men, including killed,  wounded and missing.  CONFIDENT OF VIC TORY  Workinjrmen   Have   a   "Kick"  Cominir  The    discussion    in    connection  with  the  passage  of these  resolutions   showed   plainly   thai   workingmen   believe   they   have   a   just  "kick" ih connection with the Prohibition Act.    It was staled thai the  measure i.s class-legislation  of the  rankest type, inasmuch as it allows  the man of means lo secure all the  liquor  he  desires  by   importing  it  from   outside   points,   but   at   the  same time places a handicap on the  workingman   who  can   only  afford  to buy his beer by the glass.   This  argument i.s directly along lhe line  of    Ihe    remarks    by    Mr.    Parker  Williams,   member, for   Newcastle,  on   discussion   of   Ihe   Bill   in   thc  House,   when   he   openly   declared  the Acl lo be class legislation, and  stated   lhat  while  he  "would   vote  for prohibition that would prohibit  he  would   never have  anything to  do with such lop-sided, jug-handled  imitation such as thc present bill."  The Act is also objectionable to  trades unions inasmuch as many of  ils clauses were declared to be un-  British and unfair.    It was pointed  out that clause 20 provided tliat any  person  could  tell  a  constable that  he suspected a man  had liquor illegally  in  his  possession.    On this  information,   and   without   disclos-  '" i ng~ I he" ri a in c' of the i n f o rm er, tlie  constable could enter a man's house  break   into  all   the  rooms,   closets,  etc., without a warrant.    Such provisions were severely criticised by  members  of the  labor  councils as  absolutely   opposed   to   the   British  idea   that   "A   man's   house   is   his  castle."  In taking the action they did, the  councils were also moved by Ihe  ���������������������������_J'_e_cl.ingJhaLlhey_shp.ul(l..*su|)p.o'i:ttlie  large body of -workingmen who are  loday either directly or indirectly  engaged in connection with the  operation of licensed premises. Il  was slated that 3,700 men are now  I bus employed, and that (i.000 tier-  sons are dependent upon Ihem for  a living. This does not include over  1,200 employees of licensed premises who are now at Ihe fronl. As  the Prohibition Act would mean  lhal these men would be thrown oul  of work, the councils considered  thai legislation leading to such  action, especially at this lime  should   be   vigorously   opposed.  .Many delegales who took part in  the council discussions said lhat  they were prohibitionists. They  stated, however, that they were opposed lo the Act because it was not  a Prohibition Act in any real sense  of Ihe term, provision being made  in it for the purchase of liquor by  importation or otherwise, just as  freely as is now Ihe case. They  plainly stated lhat they did not consider a vote against Ihe Prohibition  Acl a vole against the principle of  prohibition, as lo their mind, the  passage of such an Acl as was proposed would not in any way lessen  the purchase or consumption of  liquor. As a matter of fact, although  it might tend to decrease the consumption of health-giving beer  (the workingman's usual beverage)  At the close of two years of the  war and of the first month of the  British offensive/Sir Douglas Haig,  commander-in-Chief of the British  army in France, in speaking of the  situation, laid particular emphasis  on the fact that the beginning of the  third year of the war saw the initiative entirely with Ihe Allies on  all fronts, while Britain, for the  first time, was exerting something  like a power worthy of her numerous resources on land.  "The tide has turned," said he.  "Time has been with the Allies  from the first. It is only a question  of more lime lill we win a decisive  victory, which is the one sure way  to bring peace in this, as in other  wars. Until this victory is won it  ill becomes a British soldier in  France to think of peace."  Germany Knoivs Why She Fights  On Aug.lst Emperor William sent  a message to Dr. von Bethmann-  Hollweg, the imperial chancellor,  in which he said:  "Still hard times are ahead. After  the terrible storm of two years of  war,   a   desire   for   sunshine   and  peace is stirring all human hearts,  but the war continues, because the  battlecry   of    the    enemy   governments is still the destruction of Ger-:  many.     Blame   for   further  bloodshed falls only on oiir enemies. The  firm confidence has never left me  that Germany is invincible, in spite  of the superior numbers of our enemies, and every day confirms this  anew.      Germany   knows    she   is  fighting   for   her   existence.     She  knows her strength and she relies  on  God's help.    Therefore nothing  can shake ner determination or her  assurance.     We   shall   bring   this  struggle  to  such  an  end  that our  empire   will   be   protected   against  future attack and that a free field  will bc assured for the peaceful development  of  German  genius  and  labor.    We shall live  free, secure  and strong among thc nations of the  world.   This right nobody shall or  will snatch from us."  STILL SEEKING SETTLEMENT  The threatened break reported  last week over thc Irish question in  the House of.Commons, has temporarily been averted. Fl is said  now that a settlement may be arrived at earlier than expected. A  small parly of Tory junkers stand  in Ihe way. They are led by Lord  Lansdowne, whose speech in the  House of Commons last week upset  the negotiations which were almost  completed.  One writer, speaking on tbe Irish  question and England's cloudy way  of handling it, says: "If the English  used one-half the common sense in  Ireland that they have used in  South Africa tbe Irish would bc as  stout defenders of the British Empire as the Scotch. If Ireland were  given a few illustrations of comprehending clemency as outstanding as  the illustrations of unremitting severity it has seen, Ireland might become proudly and securely a state  in the British Empire."  ANOTHER NOTE COMING  A staff correspondent writes to a  Chicago paper from Washington:  "The administration looks upon the  recent British blacklist order as the  most serious problem yet presented  by the European iwar', not excepting the German submarine controversy. Admission to this effect was  made here tonight by a high official  who expressed the fear that unless  President Wilson is able to obtain  a rescinding of thc order within  the next few weeks, the spirit of  resentment may run so high in the  United Slates it will be difficult to  refrain from reprisals of a most  serious nature, or an actual breiik  in the friendly relations Avith  Great Britain."  ZEPPS AGAIN BUSY  After several .weeks of rest, thc  coast towns and cities of England  arc again being visited by Zeppelin,  but no damage is reported. During  the night of July 31st the eastern  and southeastern counties were attacked by a fleet of Zeppelins accompanied by aeroplanes.  Will She).Get Home?  Baltimore, Md., Aug. 1.���������������������������The German merchant submarine Deutsch-  land sailed at ,5.40 p.m. today on  her return voyage to Germany. She  carried a cargo of crude rubber and  nickel and, it is understood, a consignment of gold.  Tooling lhc Community Horn  Choice cakes and cookies���������������������������Joe's  "The newspaper man who tells  you that advertising is a good thing  for anyone who, has a commodity  or service to sell, is forthwith ac  cused of tooling his own horn," re  marks the Trail News. "Bight y  are; he's doing just that, but h  telling the truth, just the same. If  any do not believe in advertising,  why don't they board up their  show windows, use imprinted stationery and otherwise follow the  usages of prehistoric ages?"  re-1 /  ���������������������������on j  e's   C  EGGS���������������������������Guaranteed   strictly  35 c per dozen.      Mrs. E.  fresh;  Gray.  Be^t Coffee  50c lb.  Bean Coffee, Ground or  Whole, 3 lbs for $1.00  Sealers, Caps, Rubbers, Etc.  Everything' required in the fruit  preserving season will be found  on our sales shelves. We have  all makes and all sizes, and can  supply every need. 'Phone your  order if you are not coming down  town and we will make immediate delivery.  Fly Swatters, Fly Paper, Fly  Poison Pads, etc.  Remember our Grocery Department when you want  fresh goods and the best  brands.  MATERNiTY-Nb'RSINGr-MrsrWestf  Enderby. m4-tf  Threshing-  Orders  Having installed a new feeder,  am-nowprepared-to-handle all  threshing orders for 1916. Will  be ready to pull out on the first  order where grain is ready for  threshing.  .  A. TOMKINSON,  Grindrod  A Clearing- of Broken  Lots, Oddments and  r  Remnants   left   over  from stock taking.  Amazing Values at  A  in all departments  from Aug-. 3 to Aug. 9  (inclusive)  Hudson's Bay Co.  VERNON  We sell the Florence  AUTOMATIC  W. J. Woods  it would actually increase the consumption of whiskey and spirits, a  condition which was not for the  best interests of lhe workingman  or the Province. a'i-lt  ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE  In the mailer of the Estate of the  laic Holland Arthur Bazeley, de-  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  all persons having claims against  Ihe Estate of the late Rolland Arthur Bazeley, are hereby required  lo forward same to me on or before  lhc Jiftecnth day of August, when  the executors will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased among the parties entitled  thereto, having regard only to the  claims of which notice shall have  been given, and lhat they will not  he liable for the said assets or any  part thereof so distributed, to any  person of whose claim notice shall  not have been duly received by  them at the time of said distribution.  Dated .at Enderby, 13. C, this 12th  day of July, A.D. 191(5.  II.  G.  DAVIES,  Barrister.  Bell Block, Enderby, B.C.  The very latest and best oil stoves on the market.  Two-Burner $13.75    Thrcc:Burner  $15.75  Machine Oil   . ......65c Gal     Coal Oil, 3 gallons for  .$1.00  White Enameled  Refrigerators, only   .*. .*......... ........... .$15.00  Efl'ecto Auto Black Enamel, in tins 50c, $1.00 and $1.75  You can make your car look as good as new with $2.50 worth of this  enamel.  A large new assortme.ii; of Enamel ware and Tinware jast arrived.  very best in goods and-service at the lowest prices  Hlumbing._and__Heating_Systems._V____ : ^ ^,_V._  prompt  attention.  Wc aim to give the  Estimates _gi.ven_.on  Mail   Orders  receive  our  FULTON HARDWARE CO., Ltd  TEAS  Our Special, 3 lbs. $1  Notwithstanding the advance in the price of Teas, we have kept  this line up to the old standard.  GOLD SEAL, (Our special blend) - - 45c pound  NABOB and BLUE KIBBON, - - -       45c pound  SALADA,       - 45c, 55c, 65c pound  RIDGWAY'S OLD COUNTRY, - -       -.    50c pound  WE SELL  RASPBERRY CRATES  Watch this space for next week's announcement.  DILL BROS.  Gents' Furnishings  and Groceries  A   Common   Virtue  Bilton���������������������������Every time I sec grandfather's sword, I want to go to war.  Til to���������������������������Well?  Bilton���������������������������But every time I notice  my grandfather's wooden leg, I cool  down.  Hughes for Suffrage  Charles E. Hughes, Republican  nominee for the Presidency, has  publicly declared himself for an  amendment to the federal constitution providing for woman's suffrage.

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