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Array i?  Enderby, B. C, August 31, 1916  AND      WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol. 9; No. 27;  Whole No. 447  ENDERBY AND DISTRICT NEWS  Miss M. Rullan is visiting Kamloops friends.  A new school house is lo be erected at Mara this fall.  St. George's Church: There will  be no service next Sunday.  Father LeJcunc held service in  the Indian church on Sunday.  Mrs. T. M. Lewis and daughters  returned lo Seattle on Friday.  Mara is showing steady improvement in the matter of land clearing.  Mrs. A. Hill, of Mara, visited her  mother, Mrs. Antiila, over the week  end.  Robt. Mowat, of -Kamloops, visited his brother, of Enderby, thc  past week.  Miss Borden came in on Monday  to lake charge of thc North Enderby school.  Mrs.JIezekiah Elliott left for Vernon Wednesday lo spend some days  ' -with her neicc.  Thirty bushels to the acre is said  -" to" be the average wheat yield in the  vicinity of Enderby.  ��������������������������� Mrs. C. B. Ryan returned from a  visit of a week.or two in thc Nelson  district on Friday last.   .  Mrs. Walker and .children will  return   from   a   month's  outing, at  - Leighton Bcacb>this week.  Miss Nellie Love went to Nelson  this   week   to   enter   St.   Joseph's  - boarding school for,'girls.  Mrs. Jas. Graham returned from  Revelstoke this week, after a-visit  ���������������������������with her"sister for a week.  Mrs. E. B.-Dill and daughter returned from a visit to her mother in  thc Boundary, on Tuesday.  Better put your property on the  - market for what it will fetch than  allow it to bc sold for taxes.  Miss Madge Elliott, who spent the  past -week or two in Enderby left  on Friday on her return to Seattle.  Mrs. G. G. Campbell ancl daughter  returned lo Kamloops the past week  after several weeks', visit to her  parents.  Miss Home, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Jas. Martyn for  sonic weeks, returned to Kamloops  on Tuesday.  Misses. Hallie and Dorothy Johnston'and Miss Lucile Barrows, left  for Kamloops this week to enter St.  Ann's Academy.  Miss Church and Mrs. Robt. E.  Forster, left on Monday for Edge-  wood, B.C., wherc Mrs. Forster will  ==v i s i Hi^-week-o i -two  Mr., and Mrs. "Wright, of Lady-  smith, after spending Jast week in  camp a I Leighton Beach, Mabel  Lake, with their brother and sister,  Mr. and Mrs. Dougall, return to  their home this week.  A parly of 20 Enderby Conservatives went to Sicamous Wednesday  evening lo attend the Ellison meeting. They were taken by autos io  the head of the lake where Ihey  were met by a beat and enjoyed the  run( to Sicamous.  ' A number of Enderbyites of both  sides of politics enjoyed, the Mae-  clonalcl-Brcwster meeting at Vernon  Monday night. Our Liberal friends  tell us ihesc leaders of the party arc  to address a meeting at Enderby at  a later dale.  Contractor Grant has finished the  rough work on, thc handsome  dwelling being erected by Rev. J. A.  Dow, and the finishing will soon  be well advanced. The Fulton  Hardware Company has the work  of installing lhe plumbing ancl heating well ih hand, and A. High will  do the painting ancl papering.  A McDonald meeting was held at  Mabel Lake school house last Saturday afternoon ancl another at Ash-  ton, school- the same evening. In  both instances the school, houses  were well tilled,.showing that greal  interest.is being taken by these.settlers in the political issues before  the people. -   ,  Lasl Thursday was an ideal clay  .for the, Sunday School picnic held  in*lP61son" Grove,- and' thc children  ancl parents���������������������������some 300 or more���������������������������:  enjoyed'thc event to the full. The"  aulos of thc city were engaged thc  greater part of the afternoon carrying the children lo ancl fro. and an  excellent program -of sports was  pulled oil'.  Have you taken an optic vision of  that' vase of Petunias in thc Press  oflice windows? They are the big  variegated variety with corollas of  exceptional coloring and size, and  come from thc garden of Mrs. A.  McPherson, who handles a flower  as lhe -master would a child ancl  brings out of it the best il is capable  of doing.  Mr. Alexander Crossman, of the  firm of Mann, Crossman & Paulin,  brewers, uncle of -Alan Fairfax  Crossman, remembered by many  Enderbyites, died al his home at  Cokenach, Royslon, Eng., on April  Alb, leaving an unsettled estate of  the value of ������������������512,720 including personal .properly to tho value of  ������������������430,8(56.  A. High returned from Seattle thc  past week where he combined business with pleasure and incidentally  had a iastc of a few of the soft  drinks they are selling there under  prohibilion. He says lhcy are soft  enough, but, wow, the llavor! In  one of the bars he saw an old toper  standing at the bar in thc same old  way drinking a cup of tea!  Mr. ancl Mrs. C. F. Bigge are selling their stock of utility birds���������������������������W.  Leghorns, W. Wyandottes, ancl Bar-  reel Rocks���������������������������a particularly fine lol  of their own hatching. Jt is the intention of Mr. Bigge lo return to  England to join the forces, and he  will bc accompanied by Mrs. Bigge."  They will retain their ranch home  near Enderby, intending to return  as soon as the war is over and "resume thc pohltry industry.    ..-   - . -  Mrs. W: J. Lemke ancl son'arc ex-'  peeling to- leave for Bremerton,  Wash., their" future-home, today. Tl  is Mr.Lcmkc's intention: to follow,  in a few days, but he'will' not'leave  permahentlyiihtil October. -:Mr.*ancl  Mrs. Lemke .have been so long associated with Enderby life "and  have'taken such an active interest  in social and business affairs thai  their .departure from thc city can  nol'but arouse a feeling of deep regret in the hearts of all.  According to a circular letter just  issued by City Clerk; Rosoman,, the  City has been notified by its legal  advisers tliat the 1015,laxes arc nol  delinquent, under a slight change in  the' Municipal Acl, anci . therefore  only properly standing delinquent  up to 1014 will be put up for  sale for taxes at the approaching  lax sale. This will greatly ease .ihe  minds of many citizens. It does nol,  however, ^carry 'much comfort lo  owner of property on which taxes  are two years or more in arrears.  The concluding chapters of the  great "Diamond from the Sky"  phoio play were shown at the Opera  House lasl Friday ' and SatuVday  evenings. Manager Bobbs will run  Mutual Master Pictures for a time  before putting on another serial.  These are special features of, great  merit, and are accompanied by  comedies of the belter class. See  the first of the new service next  Friday ancl Saturday evenings���������������������������you  haven't seen anything better.  CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND  Thc treasurer of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund acknowledges the  following contributions received  during the past monlh:  Graham Rosoman- $' 2.00  Red Cross Tea Room     8:00  Wing  Chung- .'. .' **..      .50.  Jas. McMahon ..:.'��������������������������� 5.00'  H. M. Walk 3i- . ..s ' "5.00,  Okanagan- Saw. Mills Ltd...".  15.50  Geo. Folkard  . .v      '.50  Af Reeves. .7 S.. .-."...-.-.���������������������������.���������������������������.���������������������������...���������������������������- 4.00"  Mrs. Reeves..-..'  - 4.00  Miss Laing  ... V .:..... - 2.00*  A. A. Faulkner    25.00.  Rev. J: A. -Dow    2.50  C. B." Winter '.' V.  10.00  ' P.- Ryan.*1. ...': :.-..'"..';.'. .V.*. 2.tf0";  McKce   '    '5.00  J. Proc.or ...'     G.00  E. T. Forster '     2.00  F. Bigge  ��������������������������� '.    3.00  JC.  H.  L.  R.  C.  R. M. Fenton  ,   LOO  H.- T. Twigg     2.00  SV. Fenton  -.50  ���������������������������SI 05.50.'  Joe's ice cream sodas will make  you forget your troubles.  Strap slippers, something to case  lhc feet; low heel.   Al Speers.  Miss Francis Johnston returned  from the coast cities Wednesday  where she . had been visiting a  month wilh friends.  In Mcndola.lll., which went 'wet'  in Ihe lasl election by a majority of  312, more women voted for saloons  lhan for prohibition.  Mr. and Mrs. Martin, who have  been visiting Mr. ancl Mrs. A. E.  Johnston for a week or two, have  returned to Greenwood.  Mrs. W. Hen man and family left  Monday for Vantage, Sask., to join  her husband, who left lasl week  with a carload of effects and slock.  Mrs. F. I-L Barnes brightened the  ollice of thc Press this week by a  vase of thc most beautiful and fragrant roses wc have had this season.  Mrs. J. A. Lundy, after visiting  her father and mother, Mr. and,Mrs.  Bcachevaisc, lhc past couple ,weeks,  returned to her home in North Bend  on Friday lasl.  Mrs. Wm. Sewell left for Vancouver on Monday. She will return by the K. V. ancl visit her  daughters in the south end of the  Valley, some weeks hence.  Thc season for ducks and gecce  opens Sept. 1st; also lhat for mule  deer, cariboo ancl mountain goat.  The season for grouse ancl prairie  chicken opens on the loth.  Mrs. Miies, who visited Enderby  Ihe past week or more to be present  al thc marriage of her daughter,  now Mrs. Wm. Duncan, returned lo  her home al Whiteman's Landing,  Okanagan Lake, this week.  Mrs. John.Wilson, of Revelstoke,  who has been spending the past  month with her mother, Mrs. Geo.  Folkard, returns to her home.this  week lo undergo another operation  similar to that suffered some six  months ago.  Standard monthly sheet free, at  Speers.  Men and Things as Seen Thro' Harik Keklaw's Periscope  In their political addresses al Vernon Monday  evening, both Mr. Brewster and Mr. Macdonald  men and Englishmen. Not lhat we would love the  Motherland less, but Canada more !  drew heavily upon their nativity and the nativity  of thc Scotch in their audience for a point of  contact.    It worked, of course  Just now we hear men talk sagely on thc question of "shall we allow women to vote?" They.  And those who shakc lhci|. hc.uls cIoiiIdUliIlv and wilh an air of  heard lhe speeches declare lhal the address of superiority, which, of course, lhcy should bear,  Mr. Macdonald was a masterpiece. But this is\ brush thc question aside in a whiff of tobacco  not the point.   Thc point wc wish to make at thisismoke.   The question of woman suffrage is new  'to them.   Ihey do not know thai in lhe Stales lo  time is in connection wilh a broader -principle  lhan party lines. Thc same weakness is noticeable in bolh parlies. We refer lo the prating of  grown-up men, particularly men seeking ollice,  about the sterling qualities of lhcir ancestors ancl  We do hear  the south of us women have had equal suffrage  with men in Wyoming for 17 ycars, in Colorado,  23 years, Utah 21 ycars, Idaho 20 years, Washing-  Ion 6 years, California 5 ycars, and Kansas, Oregon and Arizona A years. They do not know lhal  in Great Britain women can vote for all ollicers  llie Oldland from which lhcy came.  a powerful lot of it these days.   .lust for a change'except members of parliament, and now Premier  we'd like lo see or hear a man holding ollice or,Asquith has given notice lhal even lhis restriction  seeking lo hold ollic in lhis pari of Canada who  could go before an audience and lell Ihem hc ha<*  is lo he removed.   They do nol know lhal in Australia, New Zealand, lhc Isle of Man and Finland  the honor lo be a Canadian born and bred.    Hi women enjoy equal suffrage wilh men.   They do  would bc quite a novelty. Be it understood lhal  wc have nothing against the Scotchman or lhe  Englishman, or the irishman, or lhe native of any  oilier land. We love them all, here in Canada.  Not because of the stock Ihey came from, however, bul because of what they are ancl can do���������������������������  if they can do anything out of thc ordinary.   But  when wc hear men speaking loquaciously of their1 parliamnctan, ollices. These wise heads do not  ancestry we cannot help feeling toward" them as know lhal in France ancl even Russia women  ���������������������������coward thc potato patch, lhal-the belter part is have sull'rage privileges lhal lhis Province has not  under ground.   Canada, to bc sure, may be crude yet given Ihem; lhcy do nol know lhat in most of  not know lhat the women have had parliamentary suffrage in Norway for nine years. They  forget that women have municipal sull'rage in  Ontario, Nova Scolia, Manitoba, Quebec, British  Columbia, Saskatchewan and Alberta now and  lhat thc proposed sull'rage bill means only the extension "of lhe privilege to all  women and for  in its development, and in many ways not so advanced as, are thc older countries of Europe.  And when we look upon lhc awful carnage now  in progress there', wc lhank lhc good Lord lhal we  arc a little bit less advanced in Canada. Bul here  we have an empire in lhc making, not in lhe  dying. Wc need lhc help of those who can help,  no matter what country Ihey come "from. Bul  let us remember lhat we" arc in Canada now; here  to build an empire, not lo remain a colonial possession for al time to provide ollices for Scolch-  Ihe provinces ol" Germany, and of Austria-Hungary, properly-holding women may vote at local  elections and" for members of provisional diets.  They do not know thai Brilish India and Burmah  granl suffrage lo women on the same terms as  men. They do not know, in fact, lhat every up-  to-date nation in the, world except, possibly the  Chinese and Japanese, grant suffrage to women  in some form or other. They appear to believe  that wc in British Columbia arc asked lo do an  untried, perilous thing.   0, dear; 0, dear!  RE-JUDGE CROP COMPETITION  Editor Press: Dear Sir: Owing  to a mistake having been made by  ihe Department in the instructions  given to thc judge to iincl the location of thc plots, il was found  necessary lo have the competition  judged again. -The enclosed is ihe  result:  Yours truly, C. S. Handcock.  J. Emeny, Enderby: Blue Stem:  Stand of crop, -1; type, vigor and  uniformity, _ 1-2; absence of lodging,. 5; freedom from weeds, 22;  freedom from rust, 8; freedom from -  olher varieties,'etc., 12; proportion  of wcll-Jilled'heads, 8; uniformity  of maturity, 9; general field condi- ,  lions, 9; lolal, 85 1-2.  W. J. Fenton, Enderby: Marquis:  Stand of crop, '1; type, vigor and"  uniformity, 8; absence of loclging,5;.  freedom from weeds, 20;  freedom'  from   rust,  etc., -8;   freedom   from  other varieties, etc., Ll; proportion  of well-filled heads, 8;  uniformity  of maturity, 8 1-2; general field con- ���������������������������  "clitions, 8;-lolal, 83 1-2.  T. It..'Skyrme, Grindrod:-.Blue ���������������������������'  Stem: Stand of. crop, A 1-2; -type,���������������������������  vigor ancl uniformity, 8 1-2; absence,,  of. lodging/ 4 1-2; freedom from.--'  weccls,-20; freedom from" rusty ctc.,'ys  8;'frcedom'-from.othcr varieties',.ctc.V  12; "proportion*of. well-filled heads,'?  8; uniformity of .maturity,:I8':4-2;C  general field conditions, ,-9;*. total,'''  82-3-4:.." ��������������������������� -.-  -     . .*; .,'V-V '-;SS''"S  II: Kellett, Mara: Pringle's Gran-^  dec V.S.land, pf^crop,i5; - typcVyi'gory  ami" uniformity, 8- 1-2; absence.of,  lodging, 5; freedom from' weeds,'-  20; freedom from"rust, etc:, 8;"'freedom from olher varieties, -etc.,, 10;..  proportion of well-Iilled heads;-9;*  uniformity of malurilv, 8; general  field conditions,. 9; total, 82 1-2..-'   "  J. Monk, Grindrod: Blue,- Slcm: "  Stand of crop, 3; type, vigor-and  uniformity, 7; absence of lodging,  4 1-2; freedom , from weeds,-. 18; -  freedom from rust, etc., 8;'freedom  from other varieties, etc.,* 10; proportion of well-filled heads, 7 1-2;  uniformity of maturity, 8;. genera]  field conditions, 8; total, 74.  SCHOOL OPENING DA V  Fortune School opened on Monday under the most favorable conditions. There is an increased attendance throughout, and there being bul one change in the personnel  of Ihe leaching stall", lhal of Miss  Irraser7=olV\i-mslrongr-who-Uikes-the=-  position of Miss Bcatty in Division  II., whose advancement lo principal  was announced al the close of the  school term, lhe scholars will find  little  readjustment  necessary.  In the high school, Principal  Welsh has a lolal of 23 pupils in attendance, wilh 13 in matriculation.  This of itself means work enough  for a teacher, but Mr. Welsh has  succeeded in bringing his scholars  inlo Ihe co-operative frame of mind  and anticipates a very successful  year.  Monday morning a llag-raising  exercise was held on Ihe school  grounds to celebrate the erection  of Ihe monster Mag pole made ready  hy the Hoard of School Trustees for  llie school opening. The exercises  were simple, and were entered inlo  hearledly by tin* scholars. Mr.  Welsh delivered an appropriate address, preceding Ihe raising, and  the honor of Hying Ihe first Hag  from Ihe masthead fell to Miss Josephine Paradis, Ihe star pupil of the  lasl term. Accompanying Ihe hoisting of the colors the national anthem was sung by Ihe assembled  scholars and visitors.  An  Appreciation  Editor Press: Dear Sir: Will  you kindly allow mc space in your  ing the children lo and for, and an  valuable paper, on behalf of lhe  children, to express my heartiest  appreciation of Ihe many tokens of  kindness which were csjoyed hy lhe  children al Ihe picnic on Thursday ���������������������������  last. The unanimous opinion was  that we all had "a good lime," and  wc thank you one and all w1u> in  any way contributed to lhc enjoyment of the children.  Yours truly, E. C. Ci'imv.  Standard Patterns now on sale, al  Speers.  ./'.-���������������������������.i  -*     , <"*���������������������������. "#ai  * ~ I..   I  -> ..7:77kl  .*������������������������������������������������������'   *v ��������������������������������������������� _*. ii? 1  ,"���������������������������** , *".V'*sJ  :.\^������������������ THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY
Thursday, August 31, 1916.
prosperity has been handed to us. Yesterday it
was capital from Europe for our construction enterprises; today it is money for war orders; tomorrow we shall have to stand on our own feet
and dig for ourselves among the nations of the
world."
That is the issue we are facing.
CO-OPERATIVE SETTLEMENT
THE ENDERBY PRESS
AND WALKER'S WEEKLY
H.  M.  WALKER
Published every  Thursday at   Enderby,  B. C. at $2  per year,   by  the
Walker  Press.
Advertising Rates:   Transient, 60c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising. $1 an inch per month.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1916
THE PERIL OF PEACE
Canada is facing a problem more serious than
that of  war continuing.    It is the problem of
peace.   While thc war continues there will bc an
unlimited  market for all .Canada can produce,
in agriculture and manufacturing of war munitions, with high prices and quick sale.   But thc
end of thc war must come.   Perhaps wc cannot
share in thc over-optimistic belief that the end is
in sight, but it must come.   And whether it comes
this year or next, or three years hence, it will
surely find Canada unprepared for peace, just as
wc were unprepared for war, if there is not some
radical change in policy.    In  times of war we
should prepare for peace.   So many of us appear
to believe that the "big push" in France is on, and
that thc enemy will soon bc on thc run.   And they
feel that the "big push" will settle all; that thc
Germans will be pushed back to Berlin, and woefully beaten.   We believe this is a fatal mistake.
We believe thc offensive instituted by the Allies
on the Western front early in July proved conclusively lhat thc "big push" consists in digging
the enemy out of France inch by inch, foot by
foot.    If, after all these months of preparation,
thc British and French were able to gain in lhcir
Jlig_iiffcnsi____.s.o_l iilJ<_^grouLul,^aiid_aL_no_poin L
break through''the German lines, we must realize
lhc months, il" not ycars, it will take to bring
about anything approaching a decision by  thc
armies in the field.
Recently an order-in-council was passed by thc
Dominion Government appointing a special committee "to inquire into what is being done and
whal could be done to best promote the agricullural, industrial and trade interests of the country both duringTincl aflcTtlit; wai\" PcTiisihg the
order-in-council, one can get a fair grasp of tlie
important questions which arc lo be laken up by
llie special com mi I lee, such as thc whole field of
agricullurc, colonization, immigration, labor, employment of returning soldiers at thc end ol" Ihe
war. improvement of highways, branch railway
development, the attraction of capital in the
country, and the extension of trade relations. It
can hardly be expected that lhe commission will
be able lo solve these questions without the earnest help and co-operation of the public al large
and especially of all organized bodies in liic
counlry, and a convention is being called to be
held at a dale yet to be set, lo be attended by thc
businessmen of the Dominion, to consider thc
problems of re-adjustment. This re-adjustment
must bc most radical, and will be found necessary in the improvement of agriculture, and in
lhe fostering of homogenous industry within thc
Dominion and lhc expansion of trade.
The development of these industries will depend largely upon our means of attracting a
proper class of immigrants and as numerous as
possible. With lhc coming of peace great avenues of trade will be opened within the Empire
and with lhe Allies and neutral countries. And,
even if the war is to continue for Iwo or three
years longer, these avenues of trade will still be
open to Canada. We are able lo supply only a
small portion of the trade even now open to us.
Tn the Agricullural Journal for August a valuable suggestion is thrown out in thc matter of
thc settlement of the Provincial agricullural
lands. "How can farming be popularized," the
writer asks, "and how can we show the inexperienced man that he can make a comfortable living
out of. farming? The man from the city who,
from necessity or inclination, decides to follow
the profession of farming must have an opportunity of getting some good sound knowledge of
farming before hc starts. This opportunity will
bc provided by our Provincial University, by
means of short couises in agriculture, which will
be started in the very near future. A year's agricultural course will give the ordinary man a good
fair knowledge of the theory and prictice of agriculture. Afterwards, when he is on the farm, the
best expert agriculturists must bc available to
further assist him.
"Now how can we get over thc difficulty as to
thc isolation of a farmer's life? It is the writer's
opinion that wc have been settling our Province
along wrong lines. By our pre-emption system
thc individual settles wherever his fancy takes
him, and in many cases, through his not having
thc right knowledge of soil conditions, he takes
up land that is not suitable���������or a case of the
wrong man on thc wrong piece of land.
"Co-operative settlement' on selected areas
seems lo bc the obvious solution of this difficulty.
If the land-seeker is directed, on arrival in the
Province, to a co-operative settlement, and given
an area of land in this settlement sufficient for
thc type of farming for which thc district is best
suited, it surely is better than to allow him to
wander about a I random and in the end probably
make a bad selection. A co-operative settlement
means better and more pleasant social conditions���������co-operation in work, co-operation in buying, and co-operation in marketing.
"A good capable resident instructor should be
appointed on each settlement, who, by advice and
demonstration, would help the settlers to get the
best returns from.thc land, and who would also
foster and encourage thc co-operative spirit of
thc community. If, in addition, long-term loans
arc available at a reasonable rate of interest for
thc erection of buildings, acquiring of stock, and
general improvements on the ranch, there is
every reason to expect that co-operative land
settlements of this nature would bc successful.
Wc must get thc right people on the land, but it
must bc done in thc right way. Agriculture is.the
basic industry and thc foundation of prosperity
of any country."
These suggestions by Deputy Minister Scott, of
the Provincial Department of Agriculture, are almost certain to bring action along thc lines suggested. It would seem to be the only solution of
thc settlement problem of thc Province. Thc cooperative settlement plan, in addition to doing all
that is claimed for it by Mr. Scott, would also
overcome the most serious side of the bachelor
homesteader's life. Thc policy of thc past of permitting settlers to go anywhere and everywhere
to settle, has thrown many a man miles and miles
away from neighbors, has forced upon him a
solitude that has proved to bc more than hc could
live under and.kccp. his sanity.and-his ambition,
with tlie result that hundreds of homesteads are
No warping, bulging or breaking at the centre of heat���������
the strain is taken up by the two-piece fire-pot which
permits no ashes to cling or clog.
WQarys
Sunshine
Let me show you the special features of the Sunshine
that help to effect that economy in fuel for which it is noted.
810
Sold by  Fulton   Hardware   Company
Are you going" to do any
Building- or Repairing-
This Season ?
THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:
No. 4 Flooring and Ceiling ��������� ��������� ��������� > 10.00 per thousand
No. 4 Drop Siding  ��������� $10.00
CullBoards :  ...   5.00
No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6  13.00
No. 3 Cedar Bevel Siding 15,00
OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd,Enderby
We carry all your requirements in that line: Sealers, Sealer Tops,
Rings and Parawax.   Also orders taken for fruit.
Ov$ Motto-"QUALITY AND SERVICE"
TEECE " &    SON,        Bell Block, Enderby
A name that stands for the best in hotel service
KingEdwardHotei,U^URP?nr Enderby
FRESH
FISH
SYNOPSIS Of COAL MINING REGULATIONS
to bc found in every district which have not been
developed beyond the primitive stage and lie today of little more value to the man or the district than when in thc wild slate, and with thc
lives of the men who look them up virtually
thrown away upon them.
WILL SOMEBODY EXPLAIN
Why woman usually has thc last word first?
.Why "working for Jesus" has become an excuse for graft?
Why docs a man wilh a club foot always wear
patent leather shoes?
Why do those whom the Clods love die young
no mailer how long they live?
How long will the Enderbv bridge, be allowed
to continue a menace lo trailr?
Why docs a woman who lies abed until noon
appear at luncheon in a picture hat?
Jlow much is the opinion of any ore person
of any other person worth, to you or auvonv else?
What is thc matter with the religion that
teaches that as wc do better work we become
better people?
Why nothing can bc broken up, particularly in
politics, without a vasl amount of dust and many
i'ood people grumbiing and mourning for the
good old limes?
EVERY  THURSDAY
GEO. R. SHARPE
WHOLESALE - RETAIL BUTCHER
Cheap politics and party collars with an eye to
thc ducats that fall from thc party table are the
tilings which have brought Oan.-da to its present
low politictl ebb���������and lhe politicians are no more
to blame than the electors themselves. Thc iirst
ihing they ask of a candidate for political .honors
is a bribe in the way of road money, bridge
money, or money for some other such purpose,
low political ebb���������and lhe politician is no more
'Heretofore, as we all know," says one, "our J any kind of a promise to catch the vote.
E. J. Mack
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Coal mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, tbe
NorthwestTerritories and A portiqn
of the Province of British Columbia,
may be leased for a term of twenty-
one ycars at an annual rental of $1
an acre. Not more than 2560 acres
will be leased to one applicant.
Application for a 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 accompanied by a fee of $5 which will bc
refunded if the rights applied for
arc not available, but not otherwise.
A royalty shall be paid on thc merchantable output of thc mine at the
rate of live cents per ton.
The person operating the mine
shkll furnish the Agent with sworn
returns accounting for the Ml
quantity of. merchantable coal
mined and pay the 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 thc 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.
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Better order some now /jb  Thursday, August 31, 1916.  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  THE RIGHT KIND OF LOVE  Edward Goldbeck, in the Chicago Tribune, tells  this story: "Faulkner loved Winifred and he was  right in doing so. She.really was a remarkable  girl. She had been a teacher and thc whole  family, her mother and three young brothers,  had been living on her carnings"aftcr thc father's  premature death. Faulkner looked, up to her;  lie confessed to himself tliat shewas his superior  in everything. He thought himself a commonplace man, his only merit was that hc had made  quite a lillle money, so hevvas able to provide for  Winifred's family. They had been married for  a fortnight and were sitting now in their, nice  suburban home.   Dinner was just over.  "How would you like to go tq thc theatre?"  Faulkner asked. His young wife must not sit  alone with him all evening; the conversation of a  plain businessman was not up to her level.  ''All. right,-darling." -    "Well, what shall we sec?"  "How  about   'The   Follies'?"  Winifred  suggested.   "I have heard so much about it."  So had Faulkner and'hc.would.have,liked immensely ,to sec it, but he supposed jlliat Winifred  suggested it only to please hiin. "The Follies"  was hardly the right thing for*, her. , But how  wonderfully considerate she was! He must not let  her beat him in generosity. : ' *  "I just remember that they have a revival of  'Macbeth' at Wallack's.    Let us go there," hc  said.   "I am afraid you would not enjoy 'Madame  , Sherry' at all, darling."  And off they went to "Macbeth." Winifred was  rather monosyllabical in the car, but she never  talked very much. Faulkner found thc tragedy a  lillle trying; he had worked in his oflice all day  and was not much interested in crafty queens  and hideous murders. He stiffled a yawn and  asked Winifred how she liked it. She said that  she.cnjoyed'it immensely. '    V'**  during the last intermission he inquired where  she wanted to have supper .after thc theatre. She  looked at the'advertisements in,thc.program and  named' a rather gay placed where there; was a sort  of cabaret. Faulkner started. . He would have  given.$1,000 to go there after this high-flown,  dreary stuff,.but he-knew that, thb songs at those  places were sometimes risque, and he was fright-  - cned on account of Winifred. Of course jibe said  that only to please him, but he sorely* would not  victimize her to, his own coarser^ tastes. -So hc  : smiled and thanked her for.her thought, illness,  as heknevy that she could noLcarc,for .this sort  of thing, and they had a quiet supper at the Astor.  It was even a little too quiet, a little formal. They  were both-very attentive ito ��������������������������� each Qthcr ancl tried  to oe very nice,1 but they tried just a*,'tiny wee^bit  "too hard.. In the car on .the.rwayvhome they gave  up talking and,Faiilkricr was perfectly fagged%  When they came home Faulkner went to his  desk and wrote a check. He" handed it to-Winifred, and said awkwardly: "Here is something for  your charity expenses."  . She looked "tit him with wide opened eyes.  "Thank yoiiI'evcrl so much, but am I not allowed  to use-it for myself?" ' V' - \ ', ��������������������������� .; ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ,   -  "Why, certainly," Faulkner said. "Only you  arc so unselfish and that's why  and will such as civilization has never revealed  before. We must match the organization, thc  cooly developed forethought, the minutely  planned co-ordinalion of our rivals' effort, with  at least equal resources. We can no longer drift  in thc happy optimism of inconsiderate youth.  Wc must plan as farsecing men and work with a  will."  NOT TO BE CHEERED FOR  The Montreal Gazette remarks that lhc British  blacklist of American firms alleged to bc trading  wilh enemies of lhc Allies is not a thing that can  bc cheered for.   Thc Gazette is right.   The blacklist is, to our mind, policy of a particularly poor  sort and a measure that nullifies much that has  been put forward   in   support , of thc British  blockade. * Thc situation would become particularly complicated for thc United States if Germany* were to blacklist firms, dealing with the  Allies and if she were in a position to enforce  such a measure.   Yet,we have always asserted  that lhc United States was not favoring our cause  by selling us siipplics���������������������������that she was at liberty to  sell the same supplies to Germany if Germany  would take the risk of delivery.   That has been  the strongest argument of friends of thc Allies in  the United States and a. complete reply to those  German-Americans who alleged that the American people were nol neutral in the sense lhat neutrality is understood "between belligerent nations.  Now wc demonstrate that;this'argument is not  sound by blacklisting firms suspected of selling  to enemy nations.   Wc, as a matter" of fact, interfere in American business and attempt to dictate  to American firms regarding their customers.   It  is, we think, an\ unwise step, particularly as thc  amount of business done by American firms with  German houses must in thc circumstances be of  little or no importance.   If it is of considerable  volume then bur blacklist is an admission, of the  failure of our blockade.   Moreover, the blacklist  will likely be used to thc advantage of Germany  after the war.   The Teutons need.not worry to  any'very great extent over thc entente understanding to boycott German trade if they can be  assured of thc vast markets of the United States  and through that country of the markets of South  America.   Viewed from all angles; thc blacklist  looks, like poor., business,, and .poor, business is a  grave mistake under* existing- circumstances.--  Ottawa Citizen. '������������������������������������������������������'-.,.  SAVE  YOUR  MONEY  FOR THE  CANADA'S IMPORTANT POSITION  He could not continue, for Winifred burst into  a torrentof, tears " ,"'���������������������������"   ���������������������������'..' :  "Darling, what is the matter?" he cried.  "0,". she- sobbed, 'T'have studied 'Macbeth'  with my pupils year'after year and I never have  beeri ih a cabaret, and I have been respectable and  decent and unselfish all my life, and I am sotired  of it all, and-,���������������������������"  "Dearie," _hc tried to com fort _hcr, "what shall  T^lo?^Tcirmc!^Yotrkii6"w rioWyou!"���������������������������"  "You love me, yes!" she wailed. "But I cannot  live up to a standard like yours. You idealize mc.  Is that the right kind of love?"  AFTER THE WAR  Bearing upon thc importance of the commission recently named, by the Dominion Government to inquire into what can be done lo-bcllcr  prepare lhis counlry to face the trade war which  is to follow lhe war in arms, thc Chicago Tribune  says of the similar movement in lhe Stales: "If  there is one thought that is in the minds of all  Americans at this lime, sometimes in-lhc background as a shadow of grave warning, sometimes  pressing forward for anxious consideration, it is:  'What of our future after thc war?' Thc strcnglh  of lhc demand for naval and military defense is  a part of this. But we are coming to understand  that a much wider and deeper preparedness than  that .against-military offense is to be required of  us. When the arhiies of the world lay down their  arms.the war will not be over. The unending  warfare of peace will go on, and with more formidable weapons and rhora far reaching strategies than ever before. The Paris economic conference of the Entente Allies was riot needed to  remind us that wc are to confront a; more drastic  and inclusive system of alliance and international  cooperation than we have had to meet in the  past. \Ve need only glance at the tremendous  mobilization of British resources, the astonishing  energizing and radical reorganization of its industrial and financial powers, the miraculous  transformation of that nation of laissez faire and  traditional conservatism, to waken to a profound  sense of the struggle before us. . . . Now we are  to meet a world in arms. Not the arms of the  soldier, but the arms "of the commercial conqueror, founded on an organized might of brain  It is a matter of just pride to Canadians that so  "much has been done and done .soy well, =and that;  although thc Borden Government's-great naval  program could not be carried, out, Canada has  "been" able to lead the overseas Dominions in the  land battles: _ The (first offer of aid from overseas  was sent by: Sir 'Rogert Borden to thc British  Government three days before the formal declaration of war.   In what seemed in other lands  a miracle of speed, the first Canadian division,  fully trained and equipped, was on the sea.. The  war was still but a few weeks old when the people  of the old British seaport of Plymouth awoke onc  morning to sec the Sound full of great grey ships  laden with cheering troops, the vanguard of an  armeda that stretched away to thc horizon.   Such  was Canada's answer lo thc predictions of German diplomats.   Since that day the whole energy  of thc Borden Government has been given to the  business of war.    Every national resource has  been thrown into the scale.   Nothing that men,  working day and night for weeks at a time, could  do, has been  left undone.    Something of  thc  magriitmle~of~wlialVhas been accomplished may  bc "gathered from  lhc fact  that  thc Canadian  troops now in training, on garrison duly or at  thc front, is more lhan Ihrcc times as greal as the  full land army which Great Britain at thc outset  of the war undertook to place in the field.   Included in this total are corps of experienced railway builders and forestry corps whose work is of  thc highest importance to the Allies.  Dominion War Loan  (  TO BE ISSUED IN SEPTEMBER.  By purchasing a bond you will help  to WIN THE-WAR and. obtain .for  yourself an investment of the highest^  class yielding a :most:attractive rate\  of interest      ,'***���������������������������'     V-;.   .   -    '.���������������������������'���������������������������  ������������������������������������������������������ t  DEPARTJViENTvbF FINANCE  ' : OTTAWA.   ;  Druggists as Booze Vendors    '  Startling evidence as to the manner in. which druggists have been,  selling liquor since*the "Washington  prohibition ..law went, into .effect -is  given in the address'of"C. Osseward  a -Seattle-druggist,   at, a .'pharmaceutical gathering..  He stated* that  on - druggists' /permits   there - had  been' brought*"; into"' Seattle-?"42,601r  gallons- of "whiskey,*-or**>over a pint  for every, man, .woman '.and child1  in   Seattle. ., Other    liquor*   .was  handled  by  druggists  at  the  rate  per head.of population as follows:  Brandy, one-half ounce; gin,; one-  third  ounce;; wine,  one and   onc-  half  ounce;   beer, * one  bottle   for  every two and a half persons.'.This  report- covered' Seattle  only,, not  taking   into   account   liquor   purchased by druggsts"at.other points  in Washington.  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.Fi&A.M.  \*-���������������������������.-������������������������������������������������������  GRADUALLY COMING TO IT  grad-  The churches, of all denominations, are  ually resolving.themselves into what might be  termed Current Event Clubs. For this, Good  Lord, make us duly thankful. If wc would fix our  hearts on good tenements here and let slide this  nice stuff about mansions in the skies; drop  Adam and take up Macadam; work, for good  roads now instead of talking about pavements of  gold in heaven, wc might then have a lillle Paradise of our own right here in place of waiting and  taking chances on finding it after death. Current  Event Clubs! That's it. Let all preachers talk  every Sunday on live topics and the "men will go  to church as well as thc women. Things that  happened centuries ago are nothing to.us. Wc  are more interested in men than mummies. . Help  us to live ancl we'll make the church walls bulge  arid pile the collection baskets with dollars, not  dimes, pennies or buttons. Who can hope to  have a better preparation for death than that  gained through a useful life here and now���������������������������wc  want to live, to the fullest and best.  Strong and 'durable'Misses and  Girls' school shoes, now-on display,  at Speers., . ,  Enderby   Lodge',-No.-40 .;������������������S/������������������..yV.^L;l  Regular. -mMtingi ���������������������������lfXr������������������t.j\z,:}SS^S"f^S,\  Thursday 'on pr-after .t_������������������,4fiT*Afc=5a^ST������������������i4*l  full moon at 3'������������������." m.' in Odd-:yT*".f j\ '���������������������������"$?'?%>  fellows,: H������������������U.  .. :Yi������������������itinc *"/-* ,tt -'f-Vi- ���������������������������T*vt'*P  brethren* cordially: invited S~- -*"* -J.-, "tf^yji  "v '-    "c-���������������������������"r;.   .'."^.it.i'S.v:-/';;;!'!  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PROFESSIONAL  Wall  Bargains  Wall Paper prices have steadily  advanced since we purchased our  present- stock, and if we 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.  A MABEL LAKE MOVIE  Scene���������������������������Leighton Beach. Time���������������������������Sunday p.m.  Place���������������������������Mabel Lake. Star���������������������������Percy Farmer.  Event���������������������������Just a little bathing party, where "Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of  these."  lipilSI  J. E. CRANE, Proprietoi  C. P. R. TIMETABLE  A  C. SKALING, B. A.  **��������������������������� * '   ���������������������������-    -   _ *'    ���������������������������  Barrister, Solicitor,,  Notary Public. '  INSURANCE  Bell Blk.        Enderby, B.C."  Alarming Investor's  London,    Aug.   21.���������������������������English   in-  .vestors-are���������������������������greatly- -distilrb_(L_bc_  cause of the proposed B.C. Prohibition Act. Millions **of-dollars of  Brilish capital i.s invested in B. C.  breweries, hotels, etc. Should the  Prohibition Act bc approved, and  no compensation be given, tlie result would be disastrous as far as  investment *)f Old Country money  in British Columbia is concerned.  Prominent financial firms at London are now considering the mailer, and il is certain. lhat, should  Ihe Prohibition Acl pass in its present form, it will lend these firms lo  advise their clients to avoid making  investments in British Columbia in  the future.  GET THIS CATALOGUE!  SAVE MONEY  Southbound  10.40 lv.  11.11  11.25  11.39  12.05  12.23  12.50  13.10 ar.  Sicamous  Mara  Grindrod  ENDERBY  Armstrong  Larkin  . Vernon  Okanagan Ldg  Northbound  ar. 17.25  16.40  16.24  16.09  15.40  15.20  14.55  lv. 14.40  H. W. BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM  G. P. A., Vancouver   Agt., Enderby,  The Best Ever  issued: Guns, Rifles,  Ammunition, Fishing,  Tackle, Baseball, Golf,  Tennis, Lacrosse,  Camping Outfits, all  Summer and Winter  Sports.   We want        '  Every Man  ytho Hunts, Fishes, or  plays any Outdoor  Game to get our large  free Catalogue. Prices  right, satisfaction  guaranteed. Immense  stock, prompt shipment  You save money by getting  Catalogue to-day.  T.W. Boyd & Son,  V Notre Dame SI. West, Montreal THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, August 31, 1916.  'Letting His Wife Dig  "My first wife said if I married  again, she'd dig her way out of the  grave and haunt me."  "Bul vou did marrv again."  "Yes,*  but    I    buried    her    fa!c>  down.   Let her dig."  B.    C.    PROHIBITION  STEADILY LOSING  GROUND  ACT  Some-of the Reasons Why the  Act is Not Meeting With  Public Favor  Wherever the B. C. Prohibilion  Acl has been discussed or studied,  lhe measure has steadily lost in  favor since the latter part of .May,  when il was formally passed by the  Legislature without one word from  any member of Ihe Mouse in favor  of'the general principle or the details of the Act.  The reason for this condition of  a Hairs is lhal the Act is, on ils face,  of such a counterfeit nature, and ils  terms so absolutely contradictory  lo lhe general meaning of Ihe word  "prohibilion," that the public has  come lo sec lhal the Act will nol accomplish the ends sought .for by  real Prohibitionists, and lhal, on  the other hand, lhe passage of the  measure would really be detrimental to thc best interests of the Province from any standpoint.  Thc parties who are promoting  the fight against thc passage of lhc  Act are following oul a line of campaign which i.s unique on this continent. Anti-Prohibition campaigns  are generally waged on the broad  'question of the. advantage or the  disadvantage of Prohibition. In  Brilish Columbia the anti-Prohibition organization throws entirely to  one side all lhc facts.and figures  usually used in prohibition campaigns, and simply asks lhc electors'  of the Province lo "read lhc Acl."  Let the reader glance over a few  of lhc principles enunciated in the  Prohibilion Act and sec why the  passage of the measure would not  bc for lhe advantage of lhc Province.  1. The   Acl   Does   Not   Prohibit,  although  il is called a  Prohibilion  Act, if provides for thc expenditure  of just as much  money  for liquor  by the citizens of Brilish Columbia  as i.s now the case, and also permits  lhis liquor lo be consumed wiihin  llie Province.    Clause 57 is a "wide  open"  section,   as   it   permits   any  citizen  to  import liquor from  any  point   outside    thc    Province,   lhc  orders being placed for any amount  ���������������������������and as frequently as the person may  desire, all lhis being done without  any    control    by    lhe    authorities.  Under this clause a man may place  a   standing   order   for   a   Mask   of  whiskey   per   day,   or   a   barrel   of  beer per  week,  and  have  delivery  of such  shipments  made  regularly  to him, jusl as long as hc pays the  bills.  *.-7=-Thr~7\-cl~-WilHicnd*-Eiwr-maus-  for liquor. Another clause of the  Act permits "sneak" informers lo  stale to a constable their suspicion  lhal a man has liquor in his possession. The constable lays an information in his own name, and the  name of Ihe informer will never be  disclosed. Again, should liquor be  found in a man's possession, lie is  deemed guilty of violating Ihe Acl  until he has proved thai he came  inlo the possession of the liquor  legally. All Ihesc phases of the Act  are distinctly opposed to British  traditions and customs.  o. The Passage of lhe Act will  Cause Great Unemployment. Thc  licensed liquor industry in British  Columbia directly employs nearly  four thousand 0mcn,' upon whom  there are depending for .support  over six thousand persons. All these  will be thrown out. of work should  thc Act pass. The Acl also indirectly means a decrease of business in  very many allied trades, which now  derive a"part*' of their prosperity  because of the business coming  from licensed premises.  (5. The Act Increuses Taxation. At  present every city, municipality  and, in the unorganized districts,  provincial authorities, derive a revenue for the licensing of thc liquor  trade. If the Prohibition Act passes,  lhis source of revenue will be entirely eliminated, and the decrease  must be made up by general taxes,  which'means an increase in the tax  rate.  'ihe above brief outline, covering  a few clauses of lhe Acl, should  cause every reader lo read this Acl  thoroughly before September 14lh,  in order that he may understand  lhe real provisions which it-contains.  This referendum question is not  onc which should be voted upon because of lhc mere say-so of this,thal  or ihe other person, no matter who  thev mav he, or what their position.  Let the "elector "HEAD THE ACT"  and "VOTE NO!"  ROUMANIA DECLARES WAR  WHAT  A  SASKATCHEWAN  ALDERMAN SAYS ABOUT  PROHIBITION IN THAT  PROVINCE  Read this Signed Statement of  Ald.Knowles, of Turtleford,  Saskatchewan, Giving in  Detail the'Real Facts  of   the    Case  Amounts of Money Oul of the Province. Clause 57 provides, as noted  above, for "wide open" importation  of liquor. Tlie prohibition legislation of Washington and Oregon provides for the importation of limited  amounts of liquor, only one such  permit for each monlh lo he  granted lo any one individual. Even  with lhis limited importation enormous amounts of money arc now  being :dnil>���������������������������scntV'or liciuoi- I'roni  these stales to California. If lhis i.s  the case where limited importation  only is allowed, what would he lhe  case in Brilish Columbia, where  lhe right to import is absolutely  unlimited, unrestricted and uncontrolled?  '.]. Thc Acl is Class Legislation.  The importation clause makes it  easy for Ihe man with monev lo  gel'liquor, and Ihe Acl means absolutely nothing to him. The workingman or man of moderate means,  accustomed to buy his beer by Ihe  glass, is the man who has nol the  means to import liquor in quantity,  and Ihe Acl would indi -cclly deprive him of something he desires  lo enjoy. The Acl is class legislation also in lhal it provides lhat a  man who i.s a border or a lodger  cannol have liquor in his possession, and, further, that liquor may  not be kepi in a house where there  are boarders, where more than  lhree boarders are kept, or where  Ihe rooms occupied are in the same  building as a store or business  premises. Provisions such as lhc  above strike at the workingman or  the man of moderate means and are  class legislation, pure and simple.  ���������������������������I. 77ic Acl is Un-Brilish. II provides that a constable may, al any  hours of Ihe day or night, forcibly  enter the private home of any citizen on Ihe mere suspicion that he  lias liquor in his possession. Having  culered. Ihe constable may break  inlo any room of the house, pry  open any chest, etc., in his search  This sla lenient is republished  from lhc 'Chilliwack Progress of  Aug. 24Ih:  "Mr. Geo. B." Knowles, jeweler of  Turtleford, Sask., has been visiting  Chilliwack, with a view to locating  here.   While discussing prohibilion  Mr.' Knowles,  who  is an alderman  in his own lown and therefore in a  position lo speak with authority on,  the   subject,   states   thai   since   the  bars were closed by Premier Scolt,  drunkenness has increased' 25  per  cent.    The Government dispensary  for his disti'icl is Norlh Batlleford,  about 00 miles south of Turtleford,  and   one   day   when   Mr.   Knowles  happened  lo be  al  the station, he  counted    37    parcels   of   whiskey  coming inlo lhat town, which has a  population oi' only 210.  "Before the bars were closed a  man could go into a bar and get  one glass of whiskey, now the least  he can buy is one quart. And where  one glass of whiskey had no effect  on a man, one quart will make him  -i n t oxi ca Led .=J n=Saska .ldi._w_ia_ojia=  ran buy one gallon of whiskey and  either four gallons of beer or four  gallons of wine ''per day, which  causes more drunkenness than ever  before. The Norlh Rallleford dis-  I ensary is as large as a departmental store., and is kepi busy all  day. Christmas eve the manager  Hosed lhe dispensary promptly on  I'mc, thereby turning away al least  one hundred people, who were  ii  Ih  Ihorilies. thc manager lost his position, and a new manager installed,  who was not so strict.  Norlh Batlleford business men  are all complaining that business  has fallen off 25 per cenl since the  bars (loscd.  "In passing through Edmonton,  wlicie one can gel no whiskey, and  where there are large lumber and  coal concerns, business men told  me thai Ihe workingman gets a big  Make and Ihen leaves lhc Province  !' .r a pli.ee where he can have a  heller time for his money, thereby  lai-'ing a good sum of money out of  the Province.  "I'oimerly a man in Saskatchewan bought'a glass of whiskey, and  Ihen went about his business, loday  he can buy nothing less than a  quart," which leads to greater indulgence.'  "Mr. Knowles states that prohibition is not a success, and although ;���������������������������:  I lohibitionisl himself, he has no  desire lo come lo a Province lhal is  dry, fur he has already had all that  lie wants of thai slate of alfairs.  "The sale of liquor brings no  levenue into the cily. The license  from hotel keepers and wholesale  men helped the upkeep of Ihe city,  hul under thc new regulations in  Saskatchewan, there is more  drunkenness than ever, and no  money coining inlo the city treasury to help keep order, etc., as  there was in the days of licenses.  "Signed, Gi:o. 13. Knowi.i*s*  Swift and sudden have been the  changes in the war .situation this  week. Sunday morning llaly declared war on Germany; Sunday  evening Roumania declared w'ar on  Austria, and on Monday Germany  declared war on Roumania. Turkey  il i.s expected will follow Germany's  example, and Bulgaria should do  likewise, though Bulgaria's position  is regarded as hopeless and il is believed she is more likely to sue for  separalcpeace than lo declare war  on Roumania. Indeed, Petrograd  reports say messages intended to  pave lhe way for an understanding  wilh Ihe Allies have already been  despatched from Sofia.  The entry of Roumania into thc  war on the side of,!hc Allies makes  the fourteenth*..nalion now engaged  in the greatest struggle in lhe history of thc-world. In Roumania, it  is estimated, there are 500,000 fighting men available. Russia will now  be able *��������������������������� to strike al thc Teutonic  powers through Roumania. it is  known that thc Russians have been  concentrating on the Roumanian  frontier for months, and it is believed they will quickly cross now  and attempt a drive either through  Serbia or Bulgaria, and thus seek  to cut oil' all communication between Turkey and thc. Central  Powers. 0  It is reported that Greece may  have "to' follow Roumania's example  and declare war on somebody, in  which case il will be upon her old  enemy, Bulgaria.  Another  75c  Week  Any Hat, Cap, Shirt, or other  article of Men's and Boys' Wear  shown in our Gents' Furnishings  window, THIS WEEK, for 75c.  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.  W. J. Woods  *  New Shipments of  Fall Goods  Splendid Values at Old  Prices  MANY NOVELTIES IN SILKS  Read some of our newest in our Special Show.  on Monday:  BLACK CHIFFON VELVET  in 24 and 40 inches wide,"light as silk ior suits,  dresses, etc., Price per yard $2.00 and $4.50  STRIPE 'R'USSIAN" COATINGS  in greys and golden browns, all pure wool and  54 inches wide.   Price per yard $1.95  CREAM BLANKET COATINGS  All pure wool, an extra warm twill finish, the  best for good wear; 54 inches wide. Per yd. .$1.95  SUITING TWEEDS  Wool mixtures in small checks and of grey and  heather; 50 inches wide.   Price per yard..$1.75  DRESS TWEEDS  These arc what wc call tweeds for hard wear, in  mixture of colorings; 44 inches wide; per yd. .85c  HIGH GRADE SUITINGS  Suit lengths only, in pure wool combination,  small plaids, only one of each design; 54 inches  wide;  price per yard    $2.25  GABARDINES  All pure wool Gabardines in new fall (1917)  colors, just limited lengths only; 50 inches wide;  price per yard    $1.85  SOMETHING NEW IN SILKS  Nigger Stripes, Roman Taffetas, Dyed Pongees,  Crepe Meteors; all 36 inches wide and none  higher than, per yard    $1.95  Hudson's Bay Co.  VERNON  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  Ovama  School  SEALED TENDERS superscribed  'Tender for Oyama School," wi ll.be.  recerved-by the Honourable the  Minister of Public Works up to 12  o'clock noon of Tuesday, the 5th  day of September, 101(5, for thc  creel ion and completion of a Iwo-  room school al Oyama, in the Okanagan Electoral District, B. C.  Plans, specifications, contract,  and forms of lender may bc seen on  and after lhc 21 st day of-August,-  1.1)1(5, al lhe ollice olVMr. .1. Mahony,  alurany--ann()ye(l',-ainl--a'--iT-p()r.U()f-Xu)Ye'rnnienV.Agent,^:Coiir.l_^IIoiisc,  lis   having  been   sent   to  the   an- Vancouver; Mr. L. Norris,'Govern  ment Agent, Courl Mouse. Vernon;  .Mr. D. Allison, Secretary lo the  School Hoard, Oyama, B.C.; or thc  ���������������������������Department of Public Works, Victoria, B.C.  Intending lenderers can obtain  one copy of plans and speciliea-  lions by applying lo lhe undersigned with a deposit of ten dollars  ($10), which will he refunded on  Iheir return in good order.  Each proposal musl be accompanied by an accepted hank cheque  made payable lo the Honourable  the .Minister of Public Works, for a  sum equal to 20 per cent, of tender,  which shall bc forfeited if the  parly tendering decline to enter  inlo contract when called upon to  do so, or if he fail to complete the  work contracted for. Thc cheques  or cerlificales of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will bc returned  lo them upon lhe execution of the  contract.  Tenders will not be considered  unless made out. on the forms supplied, signed with the actual signature of Ihe tenderer, and enclosed  in the envelopes furnished.  The lowest or any lender not  necessarily accepted.  J.  E. GRIFFITH,  Deputy Minister and Public  Works Engineer, Public "Works Department.  Victoria, B.C., August Mlh, 1910.  MATERNITY NURSING.   Mrs.West,  Enderby. nH-tf  We have exceptionally low prices on a  new stock of Hardware for the home  Eire Place Brooms  25c each Feather Dusters... .15c ancl 25c ea  Dish Mops .** 10c and 15c ea Excelsior Knife Boards ..25c each  Nickel-plated  Egg and  Cake Turners, only 15c each  A Beautiful line of Mirror only o <10c to 60c each  Tea.Pot Mats,.in sets of 3, only..._. _������������������������������������������������������_������������������������������������������������������_������������������������������������������������������_��������������������������� _���������������������������_���������������������������_���������������������������_ ��������������������������� _-^_.a ?c*l  "Cedar Mops . V. !V1.00 "and^$lT50 ea"  " ~'"=    We slock the most complete line of Stoves and Ranges in the'  dislrict, and our prices are very little higher than before the war.  Watch for our window display of 'Ammunition,' Rides, Shot  Guns and Fall Sporling Goods of all kinds. Our-stock"-is complete and  prices very low.  We aim to give you the best in every line at all times, and at the  lowest possible prices.  If building, let us quote you on your Plumbing. Heating, Roofing,  Water Supply, Really Bros.' Cow Stanchions and Stalls for your  barns. ���������������������������  ___.3Vx'..arc..,plcasc.dJo_givc_you_p^ all  times.  This phfees you under no obligation to  buy unless you are satisfied  that it is lo your advantage lo deal  with us.  FULTON HARDWARE CO., Ltd  GET A KEY!  It may fit the Lock.  We start giving them away Sept. 1st  o  For particulars see circulars or call at  DILL BROS.  Gents' Furnishings  and Groceries  FOR SALE���������������������������W. Leghorns, W.Wyan-  dottes'and Barred Rock pullets,  March and April hatched; also 2  dozen W. Leghorn hens, 1915  hatched, and 7 Barred Rock hens,  1015 hatched; all sound utility  birds; reasonable price. C. F.  Bigge, Gainford Ranch.  FOR SALE���������������������������Campinc male and hen  winners of five prizes; price $5;  Apply P., Walker Press. 2t  FOR SALE���������������������������All kinds of vegetables,  apples and plums. Cheap. Apply,  W. B. Gosnell, River Bend, Enderby. a31-2t  HOUSEKEEPER WANTED ��������������������������� Middle-aged woman; 2 children;  farm home; no buttermaking. Apply, Thos. Skyrme, Grindrod.  i       ��������������������������� ���������������������������  EGGS���������������������������Guaranteed strictly fresh;  35 c per dozen.     Mrs. E. Gray.

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