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 . *V~ ������������������- j v  JUN  24 ids       J  <#  | Enderby, B. C, June 22, 1916  AND      WALKER'S      WEEKLY  Vol. 9- No. 17;   Whole No. 437'  ENDERBY AND DISTRICT NEWS  Born���������������������������June, 16th, to Mr. and Mrs.  Jas. Campbell, a son. ���������������������������  R. E. Wheeler returned from the  coast-this week.  Mrs. Jas. Bell was/ an Enderby  visitor from Mara on Saturday.  Born���������������������������Al their home, June 10th,  to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Zul'elt, a son.  AV. J. Hatcher and J. C. English  spent the week-end in town fronr  Vernon camp. ���������������������������'  ,  Rev. Mr. Curry arrived on Saturday and occupied the pulpit in thc  Methodist Church Sunday.  There are 0000 men in the summer camp at Vernon, according to  reports received this week.  Mrs. H. J. lly ham left yesterday  for Revelstoke to join her husband,  - who moved there last week.  Mrs. Thos. Gray was a visitor  from Mara on Saturday, coming in  to attend the meeting of the  Women's Club.  .��������������������������� St. George's Church .services,  June 25lh: Morning Prayer ancl  Holy Communion,,11 a. m.; Evening  Prayer, .7.30 p.m.  .-���������������������������Mrs. Stout; of. Rossland, after a  visit of some weeks 4\vith Mrs.1 J. A.  '"'Dow,-left for home \\cdnesday by  ���������������������������way of Penticton.    7   7  With the, troops passing, to Vcr-  "'non'yesterday ���������������������������was'noticeel our. old  - townsman, V. C. Brimacombc, now,  ��������������������������� a lieutenant in, the 131st Battalion.  -Hubert Mclnncs, who used to be  , a little lad, the son of his* father,  mining recorder al New Denver, is  ��������������������������� now  a* member  of the University  -Battalion at the coast.  A-destructive forest fire raged'in  Mabel-Lake Valley a few days last  week,-but Fire Warden Hawes soon  had a gang of fire fighters on the  scene and got il under control.  A.meeting of the Red Cross Society will be held in the City Hall  Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock,  June 23rd. .A full attendance is desired, as important business will be  discussed. *  Anno'uncemcnls arc out for the  marriage o'f one of Enderby's estimable young ladies, Miss Kathleen E.  Stroulger,* to Mr. Wm. Dewil Mackenzie, of Vernon, to take place at  * the home of thc bride's parents on  June 28th.  Neil Gething, formerly of Slocan  City, when lhat burg boomed, is  now located near Vanderhoof, and  there hc has a ranch with seventy  -a__cs._p_lantccl.lo. oats,, wheat, barley  and vegetables. i-=  The.Press stall" has to thank Mrs.  V. W. Chapman for some of the  choicest stalks of Iris ever grown in  this section. They were grown on  Ihe banks, of Loon lake, at their  idyllic mountain retreat.  Philip is a happy Indian. Several  clays ago the long-prayed-for "water  service was pul in, and his fence  post troubles have been settled.  The pipe ofpeace-again-hangsVvei-  the door of his wigwam home.  Thos. Pound has erected a 40-fool  Hag pole in his front yard and has  ordered a suitable (lag from the  coast, and he says he doesn't care  now how sooii thc Allies scoop up  Ihe Germans���������������������������he's ready for thc  victory.  Mr. Wm. Owen spent Thursday in  Enderby from Mara. He reports  Mrs. Jones in a more serious condition as lhe result of her late illness  she being now confined to her bed  and unable to get about without assistance.  A meeting of the executive of the  local Good Roads Association will  be held in thc City Hall, Saturday  afternoon, June 24lh, and all members are requested to bring in'their  lists of members obtained. Time  of meeting, 2.30.  Miss Forster is at last able to enjoy to the full the results of her  untiring labor and attention of the  past few years in thc making of i\  flower garden. She now has the  choicest collection of flowering  plants and shrubs in this part of the  Valley.  Pie. Chas. Hawkins returned  from mainline service on Monday,  being part of a contingent demobilized for the summer months.  Mr. Hawkins has resumed his work  as carpenter and joiner, and will be  pleased lo take orders for any job  in his line.  The 13th Ambulance Corps went  East Monday night. A number of  relatives went to Sicamous and  Salmon Arm to say good-bye lo the  Enderby boys, members of the  corps. All were found in excellent  health and spirits. Fred Johnson,  who recently underwent an operation, was confined to his bed, bul  was rapidly recovering.  War between the Uniled Stales  and Mexico is now believed 1o bc a  certainty. Caranza has ordered the  American troops out of Mexico and  President Wilson has answered that  they will not move until Mexico can  bring the bandit raiders and cutthroats under control. One hundred thousand more troops arc being mobilized on the Mexican border by Uncle Sam.  FLOODS SCHEDULED  ADVISES HOSPITAL BOARD  The excessively, warm weather  of lasl week, following so long a  period of cold, brought down the  snow from the mountains in floods.  River are said to be higher in some  parts of thc mountains than they  were at flood tide'in any previous  year recorded in the Province. On  lhe piainline - and several of the  branches, trains have been stalled  by washouts, and traflic is more'or  less demoralized.  h- "Locally there " is no immediate  danger of any .serious flood, though"  the Sp.allutncheen is higher today  thanit" has been in many years. If,  however,,the days continue-hot as  they'were-tlie-past*week, we may*  look for serious trouble on the low  lands along the river, Hood prophets  tell us.  Delicious, fresh, ice* cream, and  ice cream sodas at Joe's. They take  the hot out of heat and make these  warm summer days seem-like blissful evenings in the moonlight by  the cool seashore. /  Auditor Crehan paid his quarterly  visit   to   Enderby   this   week   and  audited the municipal accounts.   It  is needless to say lhat he found thc  records kept by City Clerk Rosoman in excellent shape.    Il is Mr.  Crehan's .policy to  keep  in  touch  with   the   municipal   work   of   lhe  Province, going from cily to  cily  throughout the year. He is thus kept  well posted on,thc progress being  made at all points, and he reports a  general  revival  all along the line.  He says, too,-that each municipality  visited by him is making progress  on  a  more substantial  basis than  ever before, and all- are finding a  way out of the financial difliculties"  in   which   they   found   themselves  'when the readustment made necessary as a result of war conditions,  took  place.   ' Mr.  Crehan  not  only  audits the accounts-of thc municipalities of the Province, but he also  advises  lhe "town  councils  in  any  way he finds-advice acceptable and  necessary.     This   feature   of   his  quarterly  visits  is  itself  worth   a  great.deal to the municipalities/for  he can point out weaknesses as he  finds them, from the point of view  of an outsider and an expert, which,  would,   perhaps,   be   unacceptable  from a local source. -'   :**    *'  . He was met on his' visit here Mem-",  day- .evening- by three,members; of  the aldermanic board,.and. he gave'  them   two   hours5 ofr his   valuable  time in'going over /with them.,the  affairs -of--- lhc- '-city V'-"Onc* *��������������������������� of-'~the-  ehicf points raised by him-was in  connection  wilh  lhe' Cottage -Hos.  pital, and thc city's'grant thereto in  thc way  of  the  hospital  building  recently    purchased.     Mr.   Crehan  advised  against   giving", any more  public funds in this dircclion^until i  thc hospilal board becomes a regularly   incorporated    institution   as-|  provided   under  Provircial  statute '  governing  such institutions. He  advised strongly against the city  laking over the hospital as a public  instilulion, but said it should be  regularly organized under thc hospilal Acl. Tuesday morning, hc  met members of .Ihe'hosuital board  and reiterated whal he had told the  members of the council,, ancl as a  result of his recommendations the  board decided to take lhc necessary  steps leading up lo incorporation  as a hospilal board.  SCHOOL BOARD TROUBLES  The petition presented to, the  Board of School Trustees objecting  to the summary,action of the board  in asking the resignation of, Principal Hughes was signed by '57 parents and ratepayers���������������������������more than three  times the number tliat were on the  petition upon which. the school  board acted requesting the dismissal of the principal, in compliance, with the expressed wish of  the signens of the later petition, Mr.  Hughes wrote-the Board of School  Trustees withdrawing his resignation until the complaints'had been  investigated by the board* as requested by the .57,petitioners. In  reply to this request from Principal  Hughes, he received;a letter from  the-secretary of tlie board, slating  that the. bqard.'eould "not consider  the withdrawal of his resignation  and-advising'him lo seek a position'  elsewhere as thc board/had already  arranged/tq get anqlhec.tpacheYiJ'or  tlie ���������������������������principal's .room/ "Inspector  Anstey .came up from Vernon 'Oast  evening, it is understood . for the  purpose of getting"al; the. facts in  connection wilh the" controversy  wilh the object of adjusting matters  fairly to all concerned.  PIONEER HARRY ELLIS  Mrs. A. Dale, Enderby, and Mrs. I.  Jones, Vancouver, received the following letter telling of the death of '  tHeir brother at the front. Harry  Fllis was' well known in Enderby.  and-'district, and his friends will-,  appreciate thc loval words of tlie*  writer from Belgian soil:  Belgium, May 20, 1916.  I am very sorry to inform you  that whilst on duty Jast night your  brother   was   instantly   killed.  , I  deeply   regret   lhis  has   happened.*.  "He was one of our besl men, and  ce..     whatthelVishaviihsconlriblislie/  will be very hard to replace. ,-On'  behalf of myself and his comrades  I send my most sincere ancl deepest   .-  sympathy.    Your  brother  was  al- -  w.ays ready������������������and willing to carry, on ',  his duties.    He has done his ^italic! done il well. For him the strife , *  is oyer.   We buried him beside onc-V  of his comrades.   A chaplain of thc '  00th Battalion officiated.-  We will."  have lhc grave .marked by a Bat-**"-  lalion  Cross.    Its  inscription' will  ;���������������������������  read: ' -     ' ���������������������������'���������������������������-���������������������������.'  'In  memory  of  ' Pioneer Ilumi Ellis   '.-      ��������������������������� ��������������������������� '���������������������������  No.   4030G3,   Third -Can.   PionecrsS-  .. Killed in action, May ,19, 1916  .VV,  May He who rules our'destinies  ,V-v:  '---VS  ** '**'>;. ','���������������������������/. L  With 'my 'deepest- sympathy*'in^lbeV//fc^"v^|w^  loss' 'of 'your' brother, l 'remain,V^ViVViV*^^  -     V    *'   W. T. Mahlane,- Kent;- VdV������������������Y7M  ;.-������������������ .1 ���������������������������������������������. -.,.������������������.~ij bird. Can.- Pi oncers. ISS(SSS-,?S������������������%  Something new   in  children.   At Speers'.  middys, for  '   Beginning wilh July 8lh the stores and factories  in 'Victoria, New Westminster  and Vancouver  will have Saturday afternoon- as a hall-holiday.  As wilh the miners, sincltcrmcn ancl provincial  GovcrnmcnI jcmployccs, it is_ a legislative cnacl-  nicnl, lhc"choice oi'^lay"lTaving^bccn^left^to-a  vole of the people.   In Vancouver Saturday received 5,522 votes, as against 1,654 for Wednesday.   In New Westminster the vole stood: Saturday, 1,046; Wednesday, 191.   .Al.Victoria the  result was: Saturday, 1,853; Wednesday, 1,183.  Thus similar weekly holiday condi lions-will prevail in all the coast cities.   And thus dp w'c sec  the beginning of the end of this mid-week half-  day -oil'^lichVhe-RelailVVIe^^  of lhe Province has been endeavoring lo foist  upon the people as a half-holiday.   The thing litis  been an abortion us-a half-holiday.   Conceived in  selfishness and kept alive by folly, il could not  hope to have any other'ending.   It may nol he  today; but it will come tomorrow.   The demand  of thc people for a weekly half-holiday tlud all  may participate in and enjoy must be heard.   The  mid-week hall", clay off, which lhe merchanls in  many of lhe towns in lhc Province have observed  the past Iwo or three years, lias all bul killed the  holiday spirit of lhc people.    Spoils have languished and community recreation is a thing of  the past.   The mid-week half-day oil' was thrust.  upon lhc people by lhe merchanls.    Ii did not  come in answer to popular demand.   It never has  been accepted by thc people, and never will be.  The merchants desired lhe mid-week half-day oil" [  because that was lhe quietest part of thc week for  them, and it cost them less lo close Iheir stores  Wednesday or Thursday afternoon than it would  to keep Ihem open.    They failed lo recognize,  however, that Ihey were intruding upon the jusl  holiday requirement ancl desire of lhc rest of lhc!  community.    With thc  schools   open,   and Ihcj  banks and all public business going on the sanicj  as usual, the intrusion of this half-day oil' on a I  day when nobody else could enjoy il, and without  regard to lhe wishes of lhc rest of the community,  was'not relished by the people, and soon the mid  week half-day oil' came inlo disfavor. There  was an ever-increasing demand thai it bc discontinued, and lhat all join in making a half-holiday  on a day when all could participate.  In Vancouver ancl Victoria the retail merchants  fought for Wednesday throughout the campaign  'which=was-carricd-on^\vhcn*=thG-rel'ci-  submitted to the people. But they were overwhelm ly dcfcalcd. No doubt the result of the  voting al the coast cities will drive some reason  into the heads of lhc retail merchants in olher  sections of lhc Province. They should have  learned by this lime lhe futility of trying to force  something upon the people lhat lhe people do not  want and cannol make use of. But if Ihey have  noLycl learned lhc lesson, Ihey will learn if next  January, when, at lhe municipal elections" lhe  question of Wednesday or Saturday will be put  up* lo lhc people lo he voted upon. If the truth  were know, nine retail merchanls oul of Ion fully  recognize lhal a Saturday half-holiday i.s lhe only  Ihing. They know lhe folly of attempting to  a mid-week half-day oil' answer the pur-  Al a meeting of lhe merchanls of Enderby  lime ago, every man present openly expressed himself unhesitatingly in favor of Saturday in preference lo Thursday. The strongest argument used in favor of Saturday was brought  out by a correspondent in the Vancouver Province in the recent campaign when he said:  "Let us look al lhis question in a much broader  sense and consider whal-benefit the different days will  give to lhe wives and children of those alfucted by the  half-holiday. Practically all the merchanls and fully  half thc clerks arc married men, which* means that  fully 3000 mothers and fully (>()()() children are awaiting with'breathless anxiety Ihe outcome of lhe vote.  Whal good is a Wednesday half-holiday lo any of thc  married men, women or children? The father going  home on Wednesday finds his children at school, and  he either sacrifices his pleasurable half-holiday outing  or keeps his children out of school. I Ihinlc that if  lhe members of the fair sex who have a vote or an  enormous influence over the voler of Ihe house, were  lo exert lhal influence in favor of the Saturday, these  hundreds of mothers and thousands of children would  he privileged lo enjoy, one half-day each week in a  MEETING OF CREAMERY- BOARD  A meeting of the boarcl of directors   of   the   Northern. Okanagan  Creamery Association was held al-  Armstrong lasl  Thursday. ��������������������������� At  this  meeting   it   was   satisfactorily   arranged lo pay off the amouni due  Alfred -Slater on lhc plant, though,,  the  funds  to  be provided  hy  the  Provincial   Government   under  the  Co-operative Associations Acl have  nol  yet  been   paid  over.    The "re- '  port of the manager, Mr. Gillman,.  .showed   very satisfactory  progress  was being made, bolh as to cream  receipts from the farmers and'lhcr  making  of butter  and   ice  cream. "  Thc weekly oulpul of butter is now  in the neighborhood of 1,500 lbs., *  which'i.s bcin" disposed of as rapidly as it conies from the wrapping *  table.   Mr. Gillman says the cream  arrives from the farmers in execl-  ^iicIiun_-.vas_lo_.Lshape.-an(Lslu>ws that p;drp_ns_  of the creamery recognize lhe need  of care and cleanliness in preparing their cream for shipment.  Armstrong merchanls are how  finding il difficult lo procure good  dairy'buller, as all the heavy butler  makers who formerly supplied the  stores are now shipping their  cream lo the creamery, and only the  small producers arc supplying the  stores wilh dairy buller. As most  of these have hi hold their..buller.  over from day lo day to gel enough  for a shipment, il generally arrives  at Ihe store in nol lhe best of con-  ion.    ���������������������������  ���������������������������;i'^-  _������������������l  -Am  m  make  pose.  some  dil  The Correct Pronaunciulion  The following lelier '"lo a fellow  al the  front"  i.s contributed  by  a  poetically-inclined  Neophyte:  Dear Jack: 1 hear the blamed  lice y'r cuticle tease; you Ihen with  some oinlmenl your limbs have lo  grease: IPs a lively young'hopper,  you call il a fleai When vou meei  any Huns, make Ihem spell il 'lice!'  When after the Germans, by  night  ,*sure  or by day, Be gorra, dear .lack  pronounce it. a 'llav.'  See the great picture play, "The  Diamond from' the Sky," in the  Opera House Friday and Saturday  evenings.  Boys' jerseys  At Speers'.  in brown and navy.  EGGS���������������������������Guaranteed   strictly  2f)c per dozen.       Mrs. .E.  fresh;  Gray.  FOR SALE  real  family union.  LOST f) and (1, BLOCK 2, CORNER  STANLEY   AND   SICAMOUS   STS.  PRICE, $1,200 CASH  EDWARD  MAROIS,  Enderbv,  B.C. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  *    Thursday, June 22, 1916  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Published every  Tlun-sdsiy at    Enderby.   B. C. at  S2   per  year,   by   the  Walker   Press.  AdvertisiriR Kates:   Transient,  50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising, SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY,   JUNE 22,  191G  INTENSIVE CULTIVATION  All farmers cannot farm intensively ancl make  a success at the job.   Some "men are buill lo farm  intensively, some acquire lhe science, and others  try bul fall.   Are you, Mr..'Farmer, working your  full acreage?   Are all your acres producing some  revenue.   Do you gel enough oil' each acre held by  you l.o pay interest on tlie money invested?    If  you are holding idle acres, you are in lhe same  position as thc merchant who carries old slock on  his shelves from season to season, or the inaiiu-  faelurer who invests in machinery and then permits  it  lo sland idle from   week  lo week  and  monlh lo month.   Thc idle acre cats up the profit  made oil' lhe cultivated acre.   Acres standing idle  arc a poor holding.   They help nobody ancl impoverish   the  holder.    And   lhc  acres, lhal  are  farmed, if Ihey arc...-.hot made lo produce to Ihe  full capacity of lhe land, result in a loss to lhe  owner.   The manVvilh a Tew acres, il" hc can do  his own work ancl ���������������������������market his product, is infinitely  belter oil" than the .'holderof large acreage which  is only partly developed and partly producing.  Mr." A. Buckley, of Armstrong, illustrates lhis  point. There may be dozens of others which we  "might mention, bul one is sullicienl lo 'make the  point clear. Mr. Buckley is an intensive farmer.  "11 cTiTii k csr e vifry^rtnTrotl ncc*^cv=cry-f oo l-o IVsoi I  represents so much money invested, and every  fool i.s made lo. produce inleresl on lhe investment, and a profit for lhe proprietor. In 1911 Mr.  Buckley held .10 acres of garden truck land wilhin  the cily limits of Armslrong. He worked every  acre, and believed he was making money. His  .turn over lhal year was something over $-1,001)  for lhe season. When he figured il oul at lhe end  -()f~lhe-seas()n.Ju.i_.l'i)iui{LJie-Jiad_niadcUhe;_l{?..:l,U_Oli  turnover al an actual loss. In 1015, Mr. Buckley  relinquished nine of the 10 acres. The seven  acres remaining were nol as good soil as lhal  on lhe nine acres relinquished. Bul Mr. Buckley  farmed il dill'ereully. He handled the seven acres  with very lillle cost in hired help, lie farmed  more intensively. His turnover in actual produce  amounted lo $.1,500, and his actual profit on the  season's turnover was $1,500. In short, he farmed  1!) acres in 1011 and sold $1,000 worlh of garden  truck at a loss on the season's operations, lie  farmed seven acres in 1015, selling $.1,500 worth  of Ihe same varieties ol" garden truck as was sold  lhe year before, and showed a nel profit of $1,500  on.lhe season's work.  hours of 4 ancl 8 o'clock. Many people take ad-  vanlagc of these hours of inspiration. They dig  in the garden, hoe in lhe fields, or gel lhe washing  out. They do so without turning thc clock forward. They pay no.-attention to the clock. But  others seem to think they cannot gel up an hour  or two earlier in lhe morning unless Ihey turn thc  clock ahead. Ancl they Wish lo put a tangle in  lime in order lo gel lo work an hour earlier.  'They call il "saving daylight." Jusl what Ihcy  mean by this expression we do not know. There  are three hoyrs of daylight at either end of these  summer clays which are not made use of in lhc  ordinary course of business. And whether  one goes lo work an hour earlier or an hour later  he does not "save daylight." There is ample day  light, and lo spare, either w.ay. So where does  lhe "saving" clause come in?  The people, of Kelowna were lhc firs I in lhe  Valley lo attempt, as a community, lhc "hour  earlier" notion. They tried it a brief time, then  look a vole on it. The vote resulted in .dcalh to  the notion, 'luey resolved lo' turn Iheir clocks  back again lo standard time. No doubt the majority of the people of Kelowna will continue to  enjoy the early morning hours without much attention being paid lo the clock.  ______________________ e>  Never have live slock been needed- more as a  source of soil fertility and national prosperity,  and never have market prices been so consistently  high-    WHICH AUTUMN ?  Thrice the capacity of ordinary grates is given because  the Sunshine grates are three-sided, one side at a time  meeting the fire.   Bulldog teeth smash clinkers easily.  JYhrnacQ  Wouldn't you like to know the cost of installing a Sunshine in your home ? I'll gladly- give you particulars  without obligation.  soo  Sold by  Fulton   Hardware   Company  Specials in Lumber  while they last:  According lo government statistics il costs  $1.25 lo plow one acre wilh a lwo-1'urrow plow  drawn by three horses, and $2 to plow an acre  with a single plow drawn hy two horses.  TURNING TIME FORWARD AND BACKWARD  Well am Monlag, a widely circulated weekly  newspaper published in Berlin, expects peace in  the autumn. 11 gives the following reasons for  holding lhis opinion: "The great council recently  held in Paris, according lo unanimous reports of  Brilish, French ancl neutral newspapers, nol only  decided lo exercise a sharper pressure on nculral  trade, bul to prosecute a co-ordinaled attack on  all fronts wilh all-means al their disposal. Wc  have a right,to bc somewhat skeptical wilh regard  to'these reports. "Wolf! Wolf!" has been cried  so often. Bul lhis lime wc expect something. In  lhc nature of the case, and under existing circumstances, the English Iroops musl soon come into  action, and lhc noticeable silence prevailing on  this point strengthens our belief. The conference  al Paris and ihe speech on peace condilions delivered recently by the Chancellor, lead us to  suppose lhal wc stand before thc decisive lasl  .phase of the war. Wc must brace ourselves up  for a last attempt, especially of our Western encr  mies; also, perhaps, for an advance of the armies  at Salonica.' Should il really be true whal is said  ���������������������������aboul lhe enemy conference at Paris, vyc may  reckon thai thc summer months will bring lhc  military decision and the preliminary conditions  of peace."  In view of this utterance of lhe Berlin newspaper, a cable special from F. A.-McKcnzie, London, in lhe Vancouver Province, is significant: "A  curious optimism exists in many quarters concerning lhe early termination of the war. Soldiers  now talk freely of peace in August, and thc Nation newspaper reports lhal'French civilians, who  know the government situation, are beginning to  think peace may not hc very far oil'. The highest  quarters in London, however, regard such expectations as foolish and consider lhc continuation of lhe war inlo 1917 inevitable. While  Germany is talking peace, and a growing number there would welcome any peace, those b;sl  acquainted with n������������������e counlry are certain, supposing our campaigns continue lo go well, thai a  minimum of fifteen months further hard lighting  wil. be required lo bteak clown tne Ucrman dcler-  irfin a f i 6nV " '""���������������������������-   -   - -- - -,.^^_  No. 4 Novelty Siding,  No. 2 2x4 and 2x6,  No. 2 Mixed Lath,    -  Short Cordwood,  $10.00 per M  $13.00 per M  $1.75 per M  $3.75 per load  Order your winter's supply of wood NOW���������������������������Green Blocks, $1 a load.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. E���������������������������derby  Our Grocery siogk pric__Tow. Sk4"_:  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, ������������������  H. MURPHY  Proprietor  Enderby  SPECIAL PRIZES FOR STOCKMEN  Saving daylight seems lo he a popular pastime  just now. 'llie papers are saying a lot about il.  Some communities are practicing il. Others are  floating along quiclly, saying nothing, bul saving}  daylight jusl the same. There can he no question  as'lo the advisability and the comfort of gelling  an early start these days of Ihe good old summer  lime.    The- best purl of the day is between the  The following prizes are offered by the B. C.  Dairymen's Association for competition at the  Armstrong Fall Fair, September 28th ancl. 29lh:  Junior Herd������������������������������������������������������For the best junior dairy herd,  consisting of one bull. * under' Iwo years, two  1]c1l'oi\sV)nc_yeai:_an.d_iuide_rJw  under one year, lired in Brilish Columbia, registered iu a Canadian herd book, and owned by lhe  exhibitor:   1st, $20; 2nd. .$15; '.kd, $10.  Uncon Hogs���������������������������Best pen of three bacon hogs,  and breed and cross, live weight 180 lo 220 lbs., lo  he judged as bacon hogs: 1st, $10; 2nd, $7.50;  .W, $5'.  Block Hogs���������������������������Best pen of three block hogs, any  breed or cross, live weight. 110 lo 150 lbs., lo be  judged as block hogs: 1st, $10; 2nd, $5.  Milk and Cream���������������������������Specials for producers: Best  half-gallon of cream in one quart and two pint  hollies: 1 si. Choice of.-'l-bolllc Babcock tester or  spring dial milk scale, and milk fever oulii I; 2nd,  Choice of spring dial scale or sanitary pail and  milk fever oullil; 3rd, Sanitary milk pail.  Besl gallon of milk in quart bottles���������������������������Prizes as  wilh cream.  Exhibitors for any of these prizes musl be  members of the B. C. Dairymen's Association before September. l!)l(i, and dairy cattle appearing in any of the classes must have been tcslcd  for tuberculosis within the last twelve months.  Animals from governmeiiL institutions debarred.  Moses even had a contempt for lhe cowardly,  selfish, shirker. One can easily imagine the sneer  upon his face when he asked his people: "Shall  your brethren go lo war? Will ye sil here?"  -���������������������������Num. .Ti-Ci. Hypocrites who like lo quote scripture when il sails Ihem, can look this up.���������������������������Con.  Distinctive Productions in Commercial  Printing Mean Larger Profits to you,  Mr. Businessman  Loose Leaf Billheads  Duplicate Billing Forms  Letterheads  Statements  Booklets  Counter Check Books  Stock Certificates  Envelopes  Price Lists  Dodgers  Circular Letters (typewriter)  Posters  Window Cards  Stork Cards  Ball Programmes  Butter Wrappers  Wedding Stationery  Wedding Cake Boxes and Cards  Invitations  Visiting Cards  All Lines of Ruled and Unruled Writing Paper  In Short: Anything in Printing.  HAVE YOUR PRINTING DONE IN THE HOME TOWN.  Look up the dale of expiry on your printed  name on this paper. If you are behind���������������������������in arrear  in your subscription���������������������������or the expiry dale is NOW  ���������������������������ancl if you want lo help the paper move up a  notch, call or write, enclosing the necessary collateral lo cover another year.  THE  WALKER   PRESS  1  I  i  f  1  -. r,  Renew for The   Press, $2 per year ������������������  ���������������������������<$  Thursday, June 22, 1916  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  P'-  Thcre arc 53 Sundays in 191G.  This will not occur again for 110  ycars.  DON'T BE A SLACKER  SECRET SOCIETIES  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  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. FRAVEL. Enderby  PROFESSIONAL  ^C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  _ INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  M  1SS F. WALTER-HUGHES,  (Certificated Higher Div., R. A. M.)  Pupil foVthe pasl five ycars of Roland Rogers, Esq., M.A., Mus.Doc,  Ox for., ancl Miss OberhofFer, L.R.  A.M.  Lessons on Pianofoite ancl in yoi^c  Production and Musical Thcoiy.  For terms ap^ly to Box 583, City.  FRESH  Fl S H  EVERY   THURSDAY  GEO. R. SHARPE  WHOLESALE - RETAIL BUTCHER  E. J. Mack  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;   Careful Drivers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling for teams.  < >  ��������������������������� ���������������������������  < >  In every lown or city from East to West we go,  We always find thc witty have enlisted long ago;  Men from" the arctic region  And from Alberta's sunny plain  Have sworn to serve the legion  And light through mist and rain.  But there are men from East to West,  From Norlh lo South also;  Who should put on llie khaki vasl,  And show Ihey are nol slow:  Thc khaki is Ihe service dress; ������������������  And for lhc home guards, too,  Let us see the home guards less,  And make them wear the blue.  Then there's the slacker���������������������������the'man wc all despise,  Who thinks he is lhc sparkcr in all thc girlies' eyes.  But let him join thc colors,  Put on the brown and blue,  Let him look somewhat like others  And show what he can do.  Don't you bc a slacker, wilh a feather white as snow,  Put on khaki, be a marker; come in thc great long row  Take off the civic trousers,  Put on the boots of tan;  And shoulder arms like brothers  And show that you're a man.  Slackers are lhc men who are afraid lo fight,  Who'd rather push the pen than hold thoir country's  might:  They go about from day to day,  And walk thc city's streets;  They ride in cars, ancl draw their pay;  They're the guys that get cold feet.  Now who would bc a slacker when these fewr words  he's read;  I'll bet that he's the backer on some poor horse that's  dead;  Or else hc has a fortune  And thinks that it'll waste   ,  ��������������������������� If he should join the Union  And wear khaki round the waist.  So take you heed, all slackers; get eensors, one hnd all,  And don't you be a backer on a tiling dial's sure lo fall;  Just take your stand by Britai.i,  She's the one that's going to stand;  Don't let yourself be bitten,  , For we'll win on every land.  The Union Jack, the "Mapel Leaf; the Red, the White,"  resenting an increase of G5.7 per cent. During  thc second week in May, lhc earnings of the  Grand Trunk were $1,080,006, representing an  increase of $156,273. During thc same week the  earnings ol* lhc Canadian Northern were $748,300  representing an increase over the corresponding  period of 1915. of 105.1 per cent. The increase in  C. N. B. earnings from October 1st, 1915, to May  Mth, 1916, amounted lo $7,414,500.  The gross earnings of llie-C.P.R. for lhc monlh  of April were $3,425,440 grcaler than in April of  lasl year. The increase in this company's gross  earnings from July 1st, 1915, to April 3lh, 1916,  were $21,025,428. This is taken as an index not  only of existing conditions in Canada, but also a"  safe barometer of the ebb and flow ol" future  trade ancl commerce.  GUINEA FOWLS VERY USEFUL  and llhd ihem  the Blue;  You'll read these words, it's my 'belief  all quite true;  So get busy all you slackers,  Ancl come up right away;  Don't you be the backers  On a thing that'spast away.  *     ���������������������������II. A. Bogi-ht,, 3rd Can. Div. Sig. Co.,' France.  GETTING BACK TO LIVE STOCK  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers  Land-seekers  and Tourists invited to give us a trial.  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now  Last year through ollicial encouragement Saskatchewan farmers bought several times as much  breeding stock as the year before, mainly caltlci  and sheep. There was an immense grain crop  ancl a good market for it, but lhc slock was  wanted anyway. In lhis country there is much  thc same incentive. There arc some who flop  from grain to live slock and back again as markets fluctuate. But there is room and lhc need  for more live stock, even if markets for il were  lower. High markets serve a useful purpose at  this time in turning attention to the possibilities  of slpck- farming. "Men who buy breeding stock'  with thc hope of making easy money put of it  will slick to lhc business so as lo hold lhc economics of production and lhc balance of labor  and fertility which stock farming oilers.  Some men do not know a thing when they sec  it, unless il is tagged wilh the price. They may  buy cows or ewes on lhat basis���������������������������just because  they arc so expensive that Ihcy naturally should  produce slock lhat would command similar  pr-iflns ^1 .ftUsiir.h^pnr.e.liMsers-givc attention ..to  the economics which live slock makes* for lhc  According lo an Old Country authority, all  agriculturists will do well lo breed lhc useful  guinea-fowl, for Ihcy can bc reared wilh very  little trouble if properly fed, ancl soon 'become  gluttonous devourcrs of insect life; in lacl, it  cannot bc loo widely known thai each guinea-  fowl will positively keep an acre of potato-ground  clear of beetles, ancl for this reason alone they  deserve attention. April ancl May arc- thc best  months for hatching, and, as the eggs take 28  days to incubate, no time should bc lost in securing sittings of eggs, fifteen being about-Hhc number for a broody hen. From March lo thc end of  July these birds can bc relied upon as regular*  layers.  One reason why Ihesc fowls have nol been so  much bred is due to laic hatching, farmers ancl  others allowing them to ineubalc their own eggs  too late in thc season, and one of thc greatest  enemies to guinea-chicks is undoubtedly damp,  especially during the first few weeks, for, like  turkeys, they require extra precautions being  taken. The food is different from thai required  by ordinary chickens, and should bc given more  often. Chopped boiled egg add breadcrumbs will  suffice for a couple of days, when barlcymcal and  ground oats, made with warm milk and mixed  with plenty of finely-chopped green onion tops,  must bc given as soli food for a I least, two, or  three weeks, and it should never bc sloppy, but of  a crumbly consistency. At a monlh, or even  parlicr, Spralt's Chikko may be given, with alternate feeds of small wheat, buckwheat, and a little  bruised, maize. The. addition "of .maize to, the  chicken's,; bill of fare-is advised, as-it has a tendency" to make the birds tame-and more content  with confinement, for many complain of their  wildncss, as they, prefer to., roost an "trees'.-and  enjoy semi-wild habits. This," however,, largely  depends on lhc strain and management, and if, as  chickens, they arc partially confined and always  fed _regular.I)% in lhc same place, they grow, up  tame. The guinea-fowl, although of strange appearance, have a lovely plumage, and yield dark-  colored, full-flavored, juicy meat in goodly quantity, also laying a dcliciously rich egg of a dainty  lirsi.  CUTTING THE CORNERS  The thoughtless fellows blithely  puss and cut a corner here and  there, and wear a path across thc  grass, and fill the owner with despair. T try to have a nifty lawn,  that will do credit lo thc lown; ancl  thoughtless fellows trot thereon,  ancl break thc dandelions down. I  set out llowers lill I go broke���������������������������I  buy the richest and thc best���������������������������and  bow-w0\vs owned by thoughtless  folk come here and knock things  galley west. And thoughtless people  let their cows perambulate thc town  by night, and on thc well-kept  lawns they, browse, and make thc  scenery a sight. And fhoughticss  people all keep hens, and roosters  with destructive feel, which come  a-whooping from their pens, ancl  spoil my. flowerbeds and repeat. ,  There's, no protection for the jay.  who'd make his home a beauty -  spot; thc thoughtless skates will  come-hisAvay and climb all o'er his  garden plot, and spoil the grass and  pluck thc. flowers, ancl bark the  trees and crush the shrubs; and it  will take him nineteen hours to tell  just how he views sexh dubs.  FOR - RENT���������������������������Brick cottage; six  rooms and surface (brick) cellar  ���������������������������all in good condition and close to  mill. - Apply, Walker Press;  A stag party would be a. heap  more enjoyable if a few dears were  invited. "  AMERICA THE SAVIOR OF EUROPE  Alfred G. Gardiner, editor of the London Daily  News, in a two-column editorial in that paper, a  lew days ago, said:. "The preparedness issue in  America means lhal the greatest power on thc  face of thc globe has come inlo lhc world system  to secure herself against war and lhc cllccls of  war. So far as lhc United Slates is concerned,  the forthcoming presidential election is the most  momentous_sincc_Lincoln._Nvas_choscn.__.Sp_ far  as  the world  is concerned,  il  is incomparably  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGULATIONS  - Coal mining rights of thc Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, the Yukon Territory, thc  Northwest Territories and a portion  of the Province of Brilish Columbia,  may be leased for a term of twenty-  one years al an annual rental of $1  aj) "acre. Nol more than 25G0 acres  will bc leased lo one applicant.  Application  for a lease must bell iadc-by_thc_applicanl jn_person to_  the Agent of sub-Agent of the dis-  by actual exper  slock.   Even lhc richest corn land shows lhc need  of conservation.    Much other land cannol produce good crops any longer without some fertility protection." Live slock gives lhc cheapest j power of America should bc used lo deliver hu-  unsurveved  for  tcrrilorv   lhe   tract  is sweeping the Uniled Slates i.s the idea lhat the  and best means of saving soil from deterioration  CANADIAN PROSPERITY  Allowing for all the abnormal increase in-busi-  manity from lhe toils in which il has bccMi en  meshed by thc pasl; lhal it should be Ihe weapon  of a new dispensation and that lhc all'airs of men  shall henceforth be subject to the arbitrament not  oi force but of justice. The sword which Amcr-  ncss resulting from war orders, there is amplen'ca is forging will bc used not to make war, but  evidence of increased prosperity in Canada. In a, lo make war on war ancl lo lay the foundation ol  more legitimate way, business is booming and tlie, world security. Il means lhat America will bc  increase"today is on a belter basis lhan thai of the] the savior of.Europe  boom    period.     New   industries  THOUGHTFULNESS IN THRIFT  LUBRICATE  The Wheels of Business  Our Classified Want Ads. furnish a  lubricant that is tfood for any kind of  business machinery  Do you want an employer or an em  ployec Have you something to sell or is  there something you wish to buy?  No matter how lar^e or how small  your business is. Condensed Ads. will im  prove it���������������������������Oil up.  UeC.TftT  _____Hi_  C'ltrlthiw*) IM t>������������������ H  ���������������������������*wmmmffl.mm$>  pre-war   Doom    penou.     i>ew   muiisu-ica   arc  springing up in all parts of the Dominion, and lhe  prospects for an extended period of development j  :���������������������������  were never better.   At no oilier period in the his-1 The first greal aid to thrift is thoughlfulncss  lory of Canada has labor been at such a premium, I In fact, without that element thrift is utterly oul  many of lhc industries with more than capacity! of the question. The thrifty woman, too, not  orders having lo decline new business on account)only exercises wisdom herself, bul sees lhat her  of thc diflicullv in securing labor. Thc farming {children do lhc same thing, not by indulging them  districts arc experiencing ihe same dillicully as; but by delegating lo them sundry ollices of which  thc manufacturers in this regard.    II would bej they, are capable, by making them self-reliant.  folly to deny lhat this particular condition is  due to the extraordinary demand made for recruits in city and country. Bul because this is  true, it docs nol alter thc condition of prosperity  that does and must continue to exist for labor.  The customs revenue of Canada for lhc first  two months of llie fiscal year shows an increase | poisons their disposition and sows seeds  of nearly ten millions of dollars. The earnings of th;it can never bc eradicated. For tin  Canada's lhree transcontinental railways interpret thc country's activity, vigor and resource.  During thc third week in May, thc C. P. R.'s earnings were $2,610,000, an increase over the cor  am! ol the whole earth arc bound up.    I he under ,      ,.,..-,���������������������������,      . ,   ,  Ivinif wilr-hwrml nf I ho nroivirodnnss issue  llrtt ' "PPheu  ior shall be slaked out by  l)ing N\atcn\\oKi cH  mc j)icpaiccmcssjssuc^nai, ,,,��������������������������� .,pI)]lcanl himseli'.  ' ~  Each application musl bc accompanied by a fee of So which will bo.  refunded if lhe rights applied for.  are not available, bul nol otherwise.  A royally shall hc paid on Ihe merchantable duIpnt ol the mine al lhc  rate of five cents per ton.  Thc person operating the mine  shall furnish the Agent wilh sworn  returns accounting for the full  quantity of merchantable coal  mined and pay Ihe royalty thereon.  If Ihe coal mining rights are nol  operated, such .returns should be  furnished al least once a year.  The lease will include lhe coal  mining righls only, but the lessee  may be permitted lo purchase whatever available surface righls as may  bc considered necessary for the  working of lhe mine, at the rate of  $10 an acre.  For full information application  should be made lo lhc Secretary of  lhc Department of lhc Interior, Ol-  lawa, or lo any Agent or sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  NMJ.-Unaulhori/cd publication of  lhis advertisement will nol he paid  fo,-.���������������������������83;->7f>.  Bul the woman cannot do all these, things by  herself. She musl enjoy lhe support and influence of her men in lhc home. The greatest  enemy lo thrift is the promiscuous doling oul  of money. II is not to boys and girls a sign of  good  nature;   il  is  death   lo   thc  recipient.    It  of weeds  il sort of  thing women arc bul little responsible, bul  where their efforts shine is in allowing nothing  lo go lo wasle, in making use of everything, and  in exercising ingenuity in food, dress, household  responding period of last year of $1,035,000, rep-j labor and lhe bringing up of chilclrcn  Baths in connection  H. HENDRICKSON, Proprietor THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, June 22, 1916  JUST ARRIVED  Complete line of Realty Bros.' Hay  Pulleys; also Rope and Cable.  Track,    Carriers,    Forks    and  Canada  Cycle & Motor Co.'s Bicycles   and   Bicycle   Accessories.  CANADA'S BEST IX STOVES���������������������������McClary's Koolcnay Steel Ranges and  Stoves of all  kinds.  Refrigerators, Ice Cream Freezers, Screen Doors and Screen Windows,  Hose and Lawn Sprinklers.  can supply you  Sweat Pads and Collars, flames and   Straps,  etc.    We  with anything in Harness at the lowest Prices.  Our Hardware Slock i.s the most complete   in    the   Dislrict   and    our  prices cannot be beat. * "  Plumbing, Healing and Tinsmithing.  FULTON HARDWARE CO., Ltd  we do not have the opportunity in  Ontario of borrowing our money,  or getting our money from the Government in the same advantageous  way you have in Quebec, still it is  an absolute-gift from the Province  to the people of 40 per cent, without any repayment clause whatever  and I think if the Iwo systems are  figured out it "'may be lhat there is  very lillle difference when it comes  down lo the question of advantage.'  Some Notable Values in  MEN'S WEAR  CANADA'S TOBACCO FUND  What the Good Roads Movement  Has Done for Quebec and Ontario  At lhc recent Good "Roads Convention held in Montreal, Hon. M.  Tessier, minister ol\ roads of the  Province of Quebec, told of thc  satisfactory progress made by the  Good Roads movemenl there. He  told of the various slages of progress passed through. "In 1907," he  said; "it was decided lo gel lo work  to remedy lhe teirible roads which  existed throughout thc rural districts of Quebec. A law was passed  allowing a certain sum to * each  county which would undertake lo  improve the roads. This law was  amended from year.to year, and in  do their best to cultivate llie land,  nol at all for tourists and owners  of automobiles, i heaid of a congress in the States some years ago,  where the slalemenl was made that  wherever the Good Roads- Movement had spread, cultivation of  the soil had also increased: after  lhc opening of an improved highway in any agricultural section of  the Stales Ihe tonnage of the traflic  immediately increased from fifty  lo one hundred per ccnl. A good  road is the first factor of agricultural progress and prosperity. Our  farmers can raise more crops, can  Hill the 50 per cent bill was put j diversify their products, go in for  through, which gave to all those! more intensive culture, which is  who were willing lo improve their! just what we need. In fact, I know  roads, 50 per cenl of the cost. In they are making more money today  1912 thc present .system of loans lo than ever before. They were  municipalities was ' started. This marketing formerly aboul 20 or 30  revolutionized the question in our per cent of whal they are market-  Province. To satisfy all demands, j ing today, and that is owing lo the  wc shall  have to provide, not five j improvement wc have made in our  .millions, but twenty millions lor  lhis purpose. In 1907 only 21  0miinicipalitics look advantage of  thc Government's offer of help,  whereas in 1915, over 475 municipalities profited by it. Since 1912  . we have spent, on improved highways thc sum of thirteen millions  of dollars���������������������������over three million a  year. Wc have constructed and  improved over 1,700 miles of macadam and gravel roads, and, since  1909 2,000 miles of such roads  have been made."  Speaking of the importance of  the Good Roads movemenl and the  good results achieved in connection wilh the development of agri-  highways."  1 Continuing, Mr. Caron said: "Wc  have to educate our people on the  question of good roads. * ' -In  all lhis, however, wc need a good  deal more than just help from thc  Government. We want lhe help  of all good citizens, whatever class  they may belong to, in order to  help along lhe farmer. Let him  feel lhal he is as good as anybody  else-in this country. Thc farmer,  needs encouragement,' and, perhaps  with our 'sympathy hc will bc more  interested in his task, and on that  sentiment we can base the future  prosperity of the country."  Speaking   of   the   road   building  culture in Quebec, Hon. A. Caron, * system recently adopted by the On-  minislcr of agriculture said: "Wc tario Governmcinl, Mr. M. S. L.  want to keep up this movement, we Squire said: "Until recently we did  want to go on; but it must be done nol have a good roads department,  cautiously and prudently, knowing j However, the good roads problem  exactly wherc we are going. It has lis becoming so vital in the. Pro-  got to be the basis of progress aiid; vince that lhe Minister of Public  prosperity.    I said lhal good roads'; Works, under the advice of his col-  Thc fund to piovide tobacco for  llie Brilish troops from overseas,  which was originated by the Over-  Seas Club, and of which Canada's  Tobacco Fund forms the most important part, has issued a statement to thc end of April showing  the amount received during thc 19  months of its existence. Canada  heads the list with conlributions  amounting to upwards of $120,000  and over ������������������100,000 has been raised  in Australia and New Zealand. In-  eluding the penny contributions of  thc children of the elementary  schools of lhe Old Country, which  exceed $100,000, the total money  reported lo the end of April was  close on $(500,000. Actually the  Over-Seas Club has been instrumental in raising $0*10,000 up to  date, and has sent to thc boys in  thc trenches two and a half million packages of tobacco and cigarettes, representing considerably  over 128 million cigarettes and 256  Ions of tobacco.  Large as these figures are, Mr. F.  R. Jones, secretary of thc Canadian  Tobacco Fund, slates that the  money being received is far from  adequate to provide for the needs  of the troops. If each of lhe 100,000  men now representing Canada on  the firing line i.s to receive one of  lhc weekly packages .arranged for  by the Canadian Tobacco Fund  through the Over-Seas Club, it is  obvious that the sum of $25,000 is  lcquircd every week to provide a  25c package for each of these 100,-  000 men. Even allowing that there  arc some of the'men who (lo not  smoke and that there are some who  arc cared for by their personal  friends and through other channels  lhc fact remains lhat thc men want  tobacco more than Ihcy want anything else, lhal they arc not getting  as much tobacco as they require,  and thai they greatly value the  gifts being sent from home or  through lhc Over-Seas Club.  Men's Nightshirts * 98c  98C  Summer weight, extra fine .quality 'white mercerized material, well-finished with French neck.  Good value at $1.50; 1'or one week   Men's Flannelette Nightshirts  89c  Fancy flannelette,   hest   quality   in   different  styles.   Good value at $1.25; lor one week   25 dozen Men's Negligee Shirts, English Cambric, hard cull's, neat stripes. All sizes; regular  to $1.75; ior one week   Men's Crepe Shirts; a good warm-weather shirt,  soft culls; regular, $1.25; for one week   98c  89c  ON EV/E OF GIGANTIC EFFORT  and   agriculture  together;   so  many people are going lo talk about  good roads in the next few days  that you must allow me lo say something about agriculture. In starling  .Ihis-iuo.vcmcnt of.good roads, I did  il   with   the   idea   of   helping   our  farmers first of all, for those who  Mowing  leagues, has already got a deputy  minister of public works, as far as  it appertains to highways. And now  we in Ontario have aid to the extent of '10 per cent, if districts go  inlo whal wc call county systems.  No aid i.s given to municipalitiTFs  in Ontario in any unit smaller lhan  a county. I understand in Quebec! about French confidence in. the rc-  you deal wilh parishes. We, in'sull of lhc Verdun strugle, I am  the Province of Ontario, deal wilh ��������������������������� bound lo add that critics here bc-  countics, and while there has been ' lieve the German attacks will re-  some criticism from some of the. quire to bc  larger townships, who were desir-jstrength    than  London, .hnic 19.���������������������������"We are at  lhc crux of a supreme battle on thc  eve of a gigantic effort," writes Alfred Capus, edilor of the Paris Figaro. "This note I find everywhere  in France in anticipation of thc  immense blow immediately impending." ^  In a special cable to lhc Vancouver Province, F. A. McKenzie sizes  up IluTlafcsl aspeenrnhirwTfrfhiisr  "Following  last   week's   statement  greater  ne  Oil  We have just placed in stock the |  best  Castor Machine Oil  Polerine !  and Cup Grease   !  ' i  and can supply your harvest-field j  orders in a hurry.  ous lhal Government ^lid might bc ' greater  given to them, yel -wc-fhuL that -the-niany's  county unit is plenty small enough,  for, aflcr all, Ihe question of,good  roads i.s not a local question, but  iiiiisl bc viewed in ils entirely, as it  apperlains to the nalion. In Ontario wc not only pay If) per ccnl  Inwards the const ruction of roads,  but we also contribute 20 per ccnl  In the maintenance or upkeep- Tht*  balance of lhc money i.s provided  by the municipalities, so lhat while  met with  ever,    particularly  artillery    strength.      Gcr-  einporary-lull on- the -western  front i.s evidently a pause before a heavier blow against Verdun.  The  London Times,  loday, editorially, points out lhal Hill 320,which  the   Germans   attacked   is   just   a  little nearer Verdun lhan any point  hitherto   wilhin   the   zone   of   infantry conflicts.  "Wc direct continuous altcntion  lo lhc mighty struggle at Verdun,"  says Ihe Times, "because it remains  Men's Outing ancl Sport Shirts, arc just in from  lhc different makers, and thc assortment includes  all the new summer materials and patterns. They  come in plain  colors ancl  thc ncw*7^_*'fc tflflil   R^I  fancy shirt stripes.   Prices from ... # JL lu^Jl.O*}  Men's Handkerchiefs,   white hemstitched. ������������������ fnr Cf)r  good quality.   This week   U 1Ur JUV'  Bov's Pyjamas in neat patterns, French neck  or collar. "Regular, $1.25; lhis week   85c  Bovs'  Ouling and  Negligee  Shirts in ^e   ������������������  o   q|-  svhitc*, cream and assorted stripes.   Prices f *JC tx. *7*JC  i  Men's Summer Hosiery  Special heavy weight cotton  20c pr  Silk Lisle "Radium" all colors  35c pr  Silk Tops, black only  25c pr  Heavy mercerized rib cotton, all colors .. 25c pr  Black Cashmere, best quality, all wool .. 25c pr .  Silk, fancy stripes, all colors  50c pr  Wool worsteds, khaki and heather . .50c to 75c pr  Hudson's Bay Co.  VERNON  thc central factor in the Avar on  land loday for thc Allies ancl possibly for Germany. Also Verdun  epitomizes the present phase of thc  waViTnthlhei'trisrTiTarc^aVslake-lhan  lhe possession of a few scarred  hills and an ancient and battered  town."  WALL  ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE  Remember our Grocery Department when you want  fresh goods and the best  brands.  W. J. Woods  Leave your orders now for  Preserving"   Strawberries  We guarantee Ihe quality to bc as good as any procurable in lhis district,    "fhere is likely to' be a shortage, so DON'T DELAY.  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE PRICE  OF  SUGAR  AT  $2.10  FOR 20 POUNDS, OR $10.25 A HUNDRED,   TO   GET   YOUR  SUPPLY FOR YOUR SEASON'S PRESERVING.    IT IS NOT  GOING TO BE CHEAPER.  BRING YOUR PRODUCE TO  DILL BROS.  Gents' Furnishings and Groceries  In lhe matter of the Estate of Alexander Hamilton, Deceased.  ._._ NOTICIv is_hereby given, Jhat  all persons having claims iipoh lhe  estate of lhe laic Alexander Hamilton, who died on the 10th day of  April, 1010, arc required to send to  William Hamilton, administrator of  the said estate, or to the undersigned, his solicitor, on or before  lhe 25th day of July, 19IG, a full  slalemenl of their claims and of  any securities held by Ihem, duly  verified, ami that after that date,  the administrator will proceed to  distribute lhc assets of the Deceased amongst the parties entitled  thereof and having regard only to  lhe claims which have been duly  filed wilh him or his solicitor.  Daled at Enderby, this 21st clay  or June, A. I). 1016.  A. C. SKALING,  Solicitor  for "William   Hamilton,  Adminislralor.  C.   Hawkins  CARPENTER & JOINER  Being relieved from Military  Service for the lime being, is now  prepared to take any kind of carpentering or building work.  Estimates furnished.  MATERNITY NURSING.   Mrs.West,  Enderby. m-l-tf  Going*.Up I  We have - received -notice-of-an  advance of 30 per cent on the  wholesale price of all wall paper.  While our present stock lasts we  will continue to sell at the old  price, but on all new paper the  price will be advanced. Buy  now. We have a choice selection  to choose from, at the old prices.  CUT-OUT   BORDERS  Floral Patterns.  in  beautiful  VARNISHED TILES, for bathroom  and Kitchen.  J. E. CRANE,  Proprietoi  NOW  Is the time to order your Spring  Suit. Customer's own material  made up. Prices from $15 up. Local agent for Canadian Apparel Co.  Suits to your measure from $17.50.  Cleaning.  Pressing and' Repairing.  A. E. WEST  Ladies' and Gents' Tailor.  I  .fl  I

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