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 1*8-  We  If  *  If. .*  te  J������������������.l  liii'-  tw  lull  9j*  m  -*"-^vV;<*v t*V .v**-. *���������������������������*,.  J  '     i ,- '   '  ������������������:<" **��������������������������� '***���������������������������  Enderby, B. C, January 4, 1917  AND      WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vi.  Vol. 9;. No. 45;   Whole No. 465  ENDERBY AND DISfTRICT NEWS  M. Drashing went to Vancouver  on Monday.  Lieut.Hatcher spent thc week-end  in Enderby.  .   Sergt. English spent New Years  with his family.  "Master Jack Harvey returned to  Victoria Tuesday.  Capt. Wilkinson, and wife returned "to Victoria Friday last.  Ptc. and Mrs. Laurie.Long spent  a few days with Enderby friends  ' this week.,  J. E. Bird and G. Malpass came in  Monday from Sicamous lo spend a  brief holiday.-  Q. M. S. Barnes returns to Vernon  this week after spending two weeks  at home on.sick leave.  . Miss Elsie Aiiand left Saturday  for High River, Alta., where she has.  taken a-school'for thcens'uing term.  , Mrs. 'McKcnzie, who has been -veiling" her mother, Mrs. Brash,".the  past two weeks, returned lo her  home in Vancouver Tuesday.  Wm. Witala, Mara pioneer, was a,  "visitor to 7 Enderby'l 'Tuesday';.' He  came in to the Press odice io wish  the stall' the compliments'of the season-in the good old way.  Kenneth Strickland and the boys  of his age who joined from Enderby arid are now at Bramsholt,  have applied for service in the  navy as wireless operators.  Louis Simard returned from Alberta last Thursday." He says there  are a lot of fanners in that locality  who are looking to thc Okanagan  for lhcir home of the future.  Corp. T. Robinson spent the holidays at home from his station at  Glenogle, nine miles from Golden.  He returns for duty' on Friday. It  =waS-35 below.zero _when.he.lcft.thc  station.  .The local curlers have had a few  scratch games the past week. The  rinks are to bc drawn this week,  and the second sheet of ice put inlo  shape The following skips were  elected at a meeting held al lhe rink  last night: Messrs. Dill, Mack,  Keilh, Beeves and Scolt.  Alwin Wheeler writes to his mother that hc was aboul to leave thc  Bramshott camp for France with a  draft of men, when he *\yas taken  down with measles and was sent to  the hospital. Thc regiment he joined  has been broken up and the  remnant thrown in wilh another  regiment.  J. L. Ruttan is spending a few  days in Vancouver before returning  to Vanderhoof. Mr. Rultan is moving his saw mill from Vanderhoof  to Hansard Lake, from which point  he will get the Prairie rate on all  lumber shipped to the. Northwest,  and at which point he has an unlimited supply ofjimber.  A quiet wedding took place-al the  home of Mr. Bawtree, Ashton Creek,  on Dec. 2Gth, when Miss Elizabeth  Calder-Stedmond was united in  marriage to Mr. Wm. J. Copeland,  both of Kelowna, thc Rev. E. C.  Curry officiating. The newly-wed  couple left for Kamloops, where  they are making their home.  Something over $40 was laken in  at the whist drive and dance given  New Years night in K. of P. Hall in  aid of the hospital fund. This form  oi'"'entertainment was adopted lo  take the place of the hard times  dance  advertised,  when   the  com  mittee found it impossible to get  music. Thanks to the kindness of  Mr. Doerflinger and his Edison the  music for the whist drive pleased  all, and the occasion was a decided  success.  The -ma.-y old-time friends, of  Wm. Hollby were delighted to have  the pleasure of a handshake this  week on his visit to Enderby from  the coast. Mr. Holtby left Enderby  some six ycars ago, shortly after  erecting the frame building now occupied by the McPhcrson furniture  store. He went to Vancouver and  there "got in" on thc crest'of the  boom���������������������������and "got out" fairly well.  Hc has since succeeded in establishing himself in the lumber business  at one of the coast points:    .  The annual installation of ollicers  of Enderby Lodge No. 40, A. F. & A.  M. took place on Wednesdy evening  last. The following were installed:.  W. M., J. C. Metcalfe; Im. P. M.,,Roy  E. Wheeler; S.W., S. H. Speers; J.W.;  H. W. Keith; S.D., .Arthur. Reeves;  J. D.,Jos. Doerflinger; T., J. B. Gaylord; I.G., R. N. Bailey; Sec;, C. H.  Reeves; Treas., Graham Rosoman;  S:Sr,VR.E7Harkins;-J.S., W.'Duncan;  Dir. Ceremonies, Fred. H. Barnes;  'Chap., H. D. Baxter;, trustee, N. H..  Kenny. Thc ceremony of installation was conducted by Rt.Wor. Bro.  Hamilton Lang in his. usual impressive manner.  HIGH SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS  THE   WOMAN   VOTERS'  LEAGUE  On Saturday, the 30th December,  an event look place in Enderby  which is likely to have important  suits. This was the inaugural meeting of the Woman Voters' League,  which was held in thc K. of P. Hall,  and at which, despite the inclemency of'the weather, there,was a  good attendance.  Thc proceedings were opened by  =a"specclv="fronfV\Irs7=iR()bsonrywho  was in thc. chair, explaining that  the object of thc League was., to enable women lo use their vote intelligently. This speech was very well  received.  The meeting became more and  more enthusiastic as Miss Seymour  further elucidated thc position, and  after a short interval, during which  refrcshmenls were supplied to iheir  guests by lhe Woman's Club, acting  through a committee composed of  Mrs. "Winter, Miss Forster'and Mrs.  Reeves, a 'splendid response was  made to the appeal for membership.  Every woman in lhe room joined  the League. The Hon. Treasurer,  Mrs. Strickland, being practically  inundated wiih subscriptions from  the new members, who were apparently eager to make their position quite secure by this means.  After passing the rules, lhc following ladies were elected as officers of the League: President, Mrs.,  E. P. Robson; vice-presidents,,Mrs.  Winter and Mrs. G. Lawes; lion,  organizing secretary,'Miss I. M. Seymour; hon. treas., Mrs. Strickland.  SATURDAY  FAVORED  Writing from Vernon, Mr. Ball, of  thc News, says: "I have been feeling about in reference lo the half-  holiday, and I was rather surprised  to find that there .seems lo he a preponderance of feeling in favor of  Saturday, and this among the merchanls themselves. Il looks as  though Saturday will be the day  here, and if this is the case, with  Enderby favorable, and Armstrong  willing to fall into lire, Penticton  in favor of Saturday, should bring  the olher towns into line for Saturday."   .  The examination was -held in  each class in ten subjects with a  maximum of 1000 marks obtainable'.  The names arc given in the order of  merit with the average percentage  obtained by each pupil:  Senior Matriculation: Olga Carlson, 80.  Junior Matriculation: Douglas  Dow, 89; Louise Paradis, 85; Thos.  McKay, 81; Caroline Paradis, 64;  Edna McMahon, 03; John McPherson, 59; David Mowat, 59; Wm.  Faulkner, 55; James McMahon, 40.  For various reasons thc following  pupils in the Matriculation class did  not write on all the subjects assigned. Their percentage in the  partial'examination is shown below.  Dorothy Dunwoodie, 87; Kate  Nichol,'74; Elmer Grant, 73; Royal  Murdoch, 60; Agnes Carlson, 55.  A percentage of not less than" 50,  in-each subject is required to-pass.  The following failed in one or m'ore  subjects:; Kate Nichol, John McPherson, Royal Murdoch, Agnes  Carlson, Caroline. Paradis, David  Mowat, W. Faulkner, Jas. McMahon.  ."Advanced Tumor"' Class':".' Gene  Leatherdale, 68; Aimed a Oakes, 62.  (Alice Forester,.42; failed.)  Preliminary Class: Edith Adams,  75; Josephine Paradis, 71; Mae Leatherdale, 64; Lome Landon, 61.  Doglad Cameron, writing on four of  the ten subjects, obtained 68.  Two. pupils, Ellen McPherson,  Matric, and Thomas Cameron, preliminary, missed the whole of the  examination owing to sickness.  Thc University of B.C. offers two  prizes, one of 5150, open to any student in the Province, the other of  6100 limited to matriculants in the  Yale Dislrict. It will be remembered lhat Stuart Glen carried off  this latter prize to lhe credit of En-  derby HiglTSclTooriast June. J am  glad lo bc able to say lhat there arc  several students in lhc present matriculation class, the chaiaciur of  whose work is such i\s lo give lull  warrant for the expectation lhal  this prize will come again to this  High School next June. At tho same  time a perusal of the above report  in some instances may be vi.-r> disappointing to both parents and pupils. There are various contrilnihifg  causes lo low class standing in  High School..I would like to locution a few of these.  First, il may be slated in general  lhat the wide difference in rank  docs not indicate a corresponding  degree of difference in ability. In  every case lhc failure of a High  School pupil to make a fair showing in his work can be traced directly to some one or all of the following causes: (1) Lack of systematic .preparation of each day's  studies at home. In the High School  period not less than three hours  each evening should be devoted lo  this work. Parents who are anxious  for the success of lhcir children's  work should sec to il that this lime  i.s faithfully spent each evening.  (2) Irregular attendance. One day  a week docs not appear to be very  much to miss, hut il means a loss or  actually 20 per cent of the time for  that pupil himself, while at the  same lime thc class work is partially-disorganized and the work of the  teacher hampered. That pupil is  rare who tries to make up for the  lost lime by extra work during the  remaining four days of the week.  standing is very poor indeed, lost 9  per cent of the time in October, 23  per cent in November, and 9 per  cenl in December. Not even a pupil  of exceptional ability could do his  best wilh an attendance record like  that. Nothing but the gravest excuse should permit a pupil to remain away from school a day during the term. Apart from the injury  done to the pupil himself there is  a real injury of far-reaching extent  done to the school as a whole.  (3) Unseasonable recreation, both  as to time chosen for such, and as  to the amount of time occupied. A  certain amount of vigorous health  ful exercise is needed by every pupil each day. But when that exercise takes a form that consunes the  hours that should be spent in, careful preparation of .lie not day's  work an irreparable injury is done  lo thc pupil in on-; ln*ief,sc:ispn. It  is seldom if ever ihal "recovery is  made froln* it. {���������������������������[)' t name as a  further cause of student failure, the  lack of any specific and definite attempt on-the part of some pupils to  cultivate, those positive qualities of  mind, such as. memory, perception,  judgment ..and- -.alertness,, .without  which Jno student'can hope ei flier to  succeed in his studies or to secure  a place iri life .along side keen-  eyed, quick-witted, brilliant competitors.  These are a few of'the many reasons for failure in student life. It is  a mistake lo suppose thai any pupil  is so naturally bright thaL diligent  application in his case i.s not so  necessary as in others. The pro-  puclion of one's best is only possible through a rigid determination  lo adhere to the underlying principles of true success. And we may  add, ''nothing succeeds like success," and nothing pays better than  hard work and diligent application  when il comes lo training a mind  that truly "a kingdom is."  I wish to lake this opportunity of  inviting on the pari of all interested  in lhc work of lhe school, the most  Jicar_ly_.Jj.ileJIigonL,and . sympathetic  co-operation   in   the   work   of   ihe  school   during lhe next term, in order that we may finish the year lo  (lie satisfaction,"   delight,   pleasure  and profit of all.  Yours truly, D. J. Wi-i.sir,.  Principal.  THE ODDS WERE TOO GREAT  The particularly sad ending of a  hard struggle lo live was witnessed  in Enderby New Years day. Last  week Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Cavers arrived from Bull'alo, N.Y., where a  week before Ihey parted with their  lhree little children and, started  across the continent in a vain hope  lhat the change might benefit the  health of Ihe mother, who was rapidly sinking beneath Ihe tubercular  strain. Bul it was loo laic���������������������������months  too laic. She was on the verge of  death on arrival here, and lived but  a.few days. The remains were interred in the Enderby cemetery- on  Wednesday. Thc deceased lady  was a sisler of Mrs. Geo. Rands, and  the husband a brother of Mr. Wm.  Cavers, of Enderby, who have the  sympathy of the community in their  bereavement.  Much  in Lillle  The congregations of our city  churches consist of people who do  nol know each olher, and do not  want to; the congregations of our  country churches consist of people  who know each other and are sorry  Ihey do.���������������������������Montreal Witness.  A Public Meeting of lhe Hod Cross  will be held in the City Hall, Tuesday afternoon, Jan. fllh, at 3 o'clock.  In the above report onc pupil whose a good attendance is desired.  FARMERS' INSTITUTE  The directors of the Northern Okanagan Farmers'- Institute elected at  ihe annual meeting, met on Dec. 27,  and elected Mr. Wm. Monk president, Jas. Emeny 1st vice-president, -  and Rupert Davy 2nd vice-president. C. W. Little of Mara, was - '  elected secretary-treasurer and  manager.  While, since the organization of V  this Institute, seven ycars ago,. Mr. ���������������������������  Little, as president, has revcived llie  loyal support and consideration, of  the board of directors and members   -  he hopes for all this and if possible  a little more as secretary.   With the . ���������������������������  war on our hands thc necessity for   . J  keeping up lhe work of the Institute  it is more than necessary, it is the.  duty of every member, and of every  "' .  farmer who is nol a member, to.do  *-"  all in his power to encourage agri:, .. "  culture   and   increase   production. V,,  While" this" has been the; policyY������������������[7~":;  the board for the past.'seven-.years, ,."������������������������������������������������������'  it is their intention'to try to do bet-' ,-  tor in, thc future:'   With nearly .70.,  *  "per cent of.our old 'members-^scrv-*' ;  ing the King; it will be hard; to keep.    '  iip'*;the"Miieinbcrship~arid ythc.'tiirn- '- ',  over in*"supplies, but'with an agri-' ;���������������������������  cultural district such-as we have it  should bc possible, lo do belter.   '  -  The directors have made arrange-,  mchis wilh Mrs. Handcock at Grindrod lo continue to handle powder, -  fuse, caps, cement and other supplies from lhc Institute buildings as  in the past, and incidentally lake  membership subscription fees, and  of these lhc Institute wants all it"  can get.- Mr. Walker al Enderby, \  and Mr. Mines at Mara, also will say  thank you and" give you a receipt  for 50 cents. More members means  more business to lhe Institute, and  "more benefits lo the members, more  interest in association affairs, and  more production, which is wanted  just now more than anything by the  13 ri I i s h-Em p i re, r .~r���������������������������. .-���������������������������  :s-'. v, ���������������������������v  *-'-"- yr*K  *.. T-v-fr:;--"  "V * '  i ���������������������������*���������������������������   I -r '** ���������������������������  ; ..-*������������������������������������������������������ & ,-v<_|  ���������������������������v    ������������������������������������������������������  '-4'  YY^tm  ���������������������������   i .{,. -"*--?������������������������������������������������������.*I  VALUABLE FARM PURCHASED  Thc Messrs. Skyrme Bros., of  Grindrod, lhe past week closed a  ileal for lhc balance of lhe valuable  Ilazelmerc Ranch. Their first purchase was 100 acres, which was  taken over five ycars ago. Thc  balance of lhe farm���������������������������122-acres���������������������������  was leased. The past week the purchase of Ibis portion was made, including the house, barns and other  buildings. These.enterprising men  now own the entire ranch of 222 Yi  acres, every foot of it the very best  of lan/l, and most of il now under  crop or in pasture.  Here i.s an object lesson, showing  whal hard work and head work can  do in a few years. Five years ago  when lhc Skyrme Bros, purchased  the first 100 acres, they were practically moneyless after making lhe  Initial payment. -They started to  work with one team of horses, a  cow, and only Ihe most necessary  farm implements. They have since  paid, for lhe 100 acres; have added  implements; have now 50 head of  cattle, fifteen head of horses, pigs,  sheep, and hundreds of fowl. Whal  has been done lhc pasl five years i.s  only an inkling of whal they hope  to do Ihe next five ycars. The  Hazelmere is one of the show farms  of the Fnderby district, and in the  hands of these experienced farmers  has rapidly developed in production and importance.  The regular meeting of the Board  of Trade will be held .in the City  Hall. Friday, Jan. 5th, at 8 p.m. A  full attendance i.s desired. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, January 4,1917  Zi,yj  The supreme test  of patience and  duty is to quietly  accept ihe flag-  waving protests  of the pin-head  patriot  I  TIME FOR LABOR TO ACT  Organized labor throughout Canada is taking  advantage of the present demand upon the manpower-of the Dominion to assert its rights, and to  point lo some of the things which the government  of the land .must consider. As the laboring men  of t������������������nglahd forced the home government to take  over the munition factories, lhe railroads, lhc coal  mines, and various other industries, and lo operate the same for-the sole purpose of lurning out  munitions and oilier materials for life  lhe front, so, labor says, lhe  govern men i  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  II.   A J     '.VAl.3i.Ka  Published  every  Thursday ;u     Enrliii-Lv,   li. G.  Walker   Press.  at  $2   per   year,   by   the  Advertising Hates:   Transient.  50c an inch first insertion, 2!><f each subsequent insertion.     Contract advertising:. SI an inch per munih.  THURSDAY., JANUARY 4, 191.7  NATIONAL SERVICE COMING  This is National Service week in Canada. The  purpose of the Government is to gather, as far as  possible, a correct idea of the manpower of the  Dominion, not For military purposes, but for lhc  purpose of forming an estimate of lhc productive  possibilities of thc counlry. When thc European  war began much was said about'nations fi gluing  for "ideals and principles of which men of earlier  times could have no conception," bul as the war  has dragged on it has reverted more and more lo  the primitive, until loday, as of old, the principal  concern of all thc nations at war is food. German)' i.s fighting for food, we are told, aud actual  starvation has claimed thousands, if nol millions  of lives, in Poland, Serbia. Belgium, Armenia, and  olher part of Russia and Auslria-llungary. Hunger now threatens England and France. And this  is not all, for neutral nations, we are told, arc  feeling the pinch, and even America, the commissariat of the world, is beginning lo realize lhal  it cannol feed lhe world and eal as usual.  Canada cannot escape. We must bear the portion of lhe burden which is ours to bear. We can  not bear it if we are not organized. Our resources are greal, bul these resources must be mobilized if we are lo make the most out of Ihem. Like  every olher ellicient instrument, discipline can be  -Lised.lo promote wliat.wc-Call.evil. ..Bul.lhal is.no  armies at  of the  Dominion musl do likewise, and thus cut qui  the element of profit which has so seriously interfered wilh lhc successful development of our  industries since the pressure has become so greal.  According lo lhe Fcdcralionisl. lhe labor paper  of Vancouver, a number of trades and labor  councils and other bodies in Canada have already  publicly registered their disapproval of lhe proposed National Service scheme of the Borden  government, unless the conscription of industry  and wealth be the slops lo be first taken. '"It is  lime," says lhe Fcdcralionisl, "for lhc labor of  the Dominion lo lei ils voice be heard in demanding thai Canada shall at once lake lhe same steps  lhaf have been taken in lhe Motherland, lo bring  lhe industries lhal are necessary to lhc successful  prosecution of lhc war, directly under lhc hand  and control of the nalion, and thai all profit bc cut  out of industrial operations, lo lhc end lhat all  lhc power of industry may be. converted lo lhe  purpose of backing up and making secure lhc  armies of the Empire and ils allies."  A greal deal more is necessary if Britain and  her allies arc lo win this war. Hum has yet been  done, or, as yet, we arc prepared to do. The importance of "llie German victories in Rumania  prompted lhc New York Tribune, always pro-En-  Icnlc in its utterances, lo say editorially lhal "the  Allied nations' opportunity lo defeat Germany  and impose lhcir own terms on a conquered German Empire, ended wilh lhc disaster of Bucharest." And before Bucharest was laken the  London Times declared lhal lhe fate of the future  of England was being fought oul on lhe plains of  Rumania. It remains lo bc seen how far these  deductions arc correct. Certain il is lhal the  overrunning of Rumania and the closing of lhc  door lo the Easl against lhe, Allies, was lhe  severest blow of the\var. There are, it is true,  those who, oslrich-like, stick lhcir heads in the  sand and declare thai lhc Rumanian affair means  nothing.. We have heard a lot of lhis sort of  prallie since the war began. We "heard il when  lhc Entente ell'orts al lhc Dardanelles failed; we  heard it when we failed lo save Serbia; wc heard  if when lhe Russian drive failed and the German  drive succeeded; we hear il now when, after two  years of intrigue, Rumanian was finally induced  lo throw in her lot wilh lhe Allies, only lo be defeated-and overrun wilhin a few months. This  ostrich-like jingoism gets us nowhere. According  16 that kind of logic we arc stronger wilh every  German victory and Germany weaker. Bul lhc  map of Europe docs not support lhis logic of lhe  weakling. We musl do more lhan talk and prepare for spring drives lhal do nol come off.  in speaking thus we do not mean lo belittle lhc  brave work of lhe men al the front, nor lo cry  failure of lhe good efforts made in any direction.  But il is loo obvious lhat, as an Empire, we have  nol understood, and do not understand loday, lhe  magnitude of lhc lask before us. We have been  fed"up on lhis publicity stuff lo such an extent  lhat we acluallv believed we were winning the  argument against using il lo promote goo<  lhis lhe Dominion government is  do���������������������������musl do.    The  lime  fo  pasl.    Action���������������������������vital   aclion--  Thc facts are now upon us.  to do?   The Dominion gov-  _ernnieiit js endeavoring to find.out.by Us,National  war by our j)nil lie.  What are we going  We have spent years in aimlessly talking about  lhe great resources of llie Dominion, and prating  aboul whal we could do if pul lo lhc lesl.   The  lime is now here for us lo "make good."   No one!  will deny lhat we have lhe area and the climale!  a n"d~la ni r hr be 11 ie gr;i nary of 11 re- Em pi rcy bu 1:1  e manpower? Th  know il quickly   !)17''  we  It is!Service scheme, and labor is taking lhc oppor-  oltunity lo point lo lhc greatest weakness of our  quibbling is  long-system as il now stands and is calling I'or a read-  ���������������������������;' now   necessary, i juslment.    11" lhe .Empire is to win, every part of  endeavoring  have we lb  know, and  handle lhe harvest of  of 1 Did was handled  lhe Empire, every community and every individual industry and person, must become a part  of the new system���������������������������there must bc lhc nationalization-of-the** individual. It is an ambitious undertaking, io be worked oul in a few months. It  iViruired'soine 1*(>rly years forVhc Germans to  scheme.  lime when lhe Empire needed our help lhe mosl  Somebody wants lo know whv cannol coa  merctirv travel in Ihe same direclion  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS NEXT WEEK  Xexl Thursday, .Ian. 11 Hi, lhe eleclors will be  is the Dominion musl; porfeel the scheme.    Bul lhe disciplined nalion  .   If Canada does nol; will in lhe long run heal lhe undisciplined nalion,  heller lhan lhe,harvest; jusl as sun; as lhe disciplined���������������������������the trained���������������������������indi-  shall have failed al ajVidual will heal Ihe undisciplined���������������������������lhe untrained  ���������������������������individual. The. conditions are before us.  Whal are we going lo do aboul il? In his remarks-al Vancouver some days ago, Mr. Heiinetl,  direclor general of lhe National Service Commission, put" il straight. "This is lhc lasl appeal we  can make lo democracy," he declared. "If you  are as keen on democracy as you say you ar.,  now i.s Ihejime lo get busy. If il fails, you are  " \\   You will have had your chance and  and  i>  ni ���������������������������,   .��������������������������� . in ,responsin  called upon to vole lor men lo represent Ihem on       ' tjj(|n-[ ia]<c j["  lhe Cily Council, on lhe Board of School Trustees  and as Mayor. To dale, interest in lhe elections  has not been keen, and it may be dillicull lo gel  lhe required material for lhe honors. As is usually  lhe case, however, lhere may he numerous candidates in lhe field. We understand Mr. Poison has  signified his inleiilion of running for mayor once  more. I lis plalform this lime see  man and Bailey." Wilh a knife  When will lhis sort ol' personal  a If airs cease?    For Ihe pasl few  ins to be "Roso-  lo cut salaries,  politics in civic  years municipal  The mistaken idea of patriotism which prompted lhe "blue-bloods" on lhe London stock exchange, some months ago, to burn copies of the  London Times on lhe lloor of lhal. gambling joint,  as a rebuke for its "pro-German" utterances, is  the same kind of patriotism which slill prompts  hot-heads to make similar breaks when anything  appears in print which their narrow vision cannol  grasp and digest.  campaigns have heen loughl on I Ins same old  platform���������������������������"Rosoman and Bailey." Yel in these  ollicials Enderby has Iwo of lhe mosl ellicient  ollicers lhal could be found anywhere, bolh of  whom save lhe city many limes the amount of  their salaries during the annual lerm of ollice.  The slalemenl by Billy Sunday lhal he  lo think lhat he might he descended from a  key.'" brings lhe relorf from one who has  him in action thai the evangelist's antics are  convincii  "hales  mon-  seen  verv  Are you going to do any  Building- or Repairing-  This Season ?   t   THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES;  No. 4 Flooring and Ceiling ��������������������������� ��������������������������� 10.0Q per thousand  No. 4 Drop Siding $10.00    , "  Cull Boards  ...   5.00  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6  13.00  No. 3 Cedar Bevel Siding 15.00  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. E���������������������������derby  LOGGING TOOLS  Boys' Sleds, Skates and Hockey Sticks  are now the seasonable goods in our line. We carry the best goods  and the largest stock. We are also plumbing and heating engineers  and can make anything to order in tin, copper or sheet iron. 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Application for a lease musl be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent of sub-Agent of lhe district in which righls applied i'or are  si luated.  In surveyed territory the land  must bc described by sections, or  lega l-sn b-d i vi sions^d f'sectiohsVand"  in unsurveyed territory the tract  applied for shall be slaked oul by  Ihc^ applicant himself.  Each application must bc accompanied by a fee of 85 which will be  refunded if lhe righls applied for  arc nol available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on lhe merchantable oulpul of lhe mine at lhe  rale of five cents per ton.  The person opiM-iding lhcjninc  shallTiirnish lhe AgchlVvilli sworn"  rclurns accounting, for Ihe full  (Iiianlily of merchantable coal  mined and pay lhc royally thereon.  If the coal mining righls are not  operated, such returns should -be*  furnished al leasl once a year.  The lease will include lhc coal  mining rights only, but Ihe lessee  may be pcrmiltcd lo purchase whatever available surface righls as may  be considered necessary for the  working of lhc mine, al lhc rale of  $10 an acre.  For full informnlion application  should be made lo the Secretary of  lhc Department of the Inlcrior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of thc Interior.  N.B.-Unaulhorizcd publication of  Ihis advertisement will not be paid  for.���������������������������83575.  C. P. R. TIMETABLE  Southbound  10.45  11.18  11.31  11.40  12.15  13.03  13.25 ar.  Sicamous  Mara  Grindrod  ENDERBY  Armslrong  Vernon  Okanagan Ldg  NoKthbound  ar. 18.15  17.58  17.14  16.59  10.30  15.45  lv.15.30  H. W. BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM  u. P. A., Vancouver   Agt., Enderby V  Thursday, January 4,1917  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  AFTER THE WAR  After the war���������������������������I hear men ask���������������������������what then ?  As though this rock-ribbed world, sculptured with fire  And bastioned deep in lhc ethereal plan,  Can never be its morning self again  Because of this brief madness, man with man;  As though the laughing elements should tire  The very reason in this order reel;  As though, indeed, yon ghostly golden wheel  Of-.stars should cease from turning, or lhe moon  Befriend lhc night no more, or the wild rose  Forget the word, and June be no more June.  1 How many wars and long-forgotten woes  'Unnumbered, nameless, made like despair  Cn hearts long stilled; how many suns have set  yOn burning cities blackening the air,���������������������������  Yet dawn came dreaming back, her lashes wet  ''With dew, and daisies in her innocent hair.  Nor shall, for this, lhc soul's ascension pause,  Nor the sure evolution of the laws  Thai out of foulness lift the (lower to sun,  And out of fury forge Ihe evening star.  .Deem nol Love's building of the world undone���������������������������  Far Love's beginning was, her'end is far;  By paths of lire and blood her feet must climb,  Seeking a loveliness she scarcely knows,  Whose meaning is beyond thc reach of time.  ���������������������������R. LeGallicnne.  Wester denounces in strongest fashion, in' this  very book, the wrongs committed by German  ���������������������������militarism,'he sharply contrasts the good results  obtained by German disciplined patriotism and  orderly sense of duty with the shabby disorder  ancl selfish inefficiency"'which we like do hide  under high-sounding names because we dislike to  discipline ourselves into self-control and into the  power for sustained common ell'ort."  When wc read the casualty lists and think that  the Canadians represent only a small fraction of  lhe lolal number of men engaged in battle, we  are convinced lhal peace���������������������������permanent peace���������������������������"-is  coining as rapidly as lhc modern guns of war can  bring it.  ALLIES ANSWER GERMANY  ROLL OF HONOR  FOR  KING AND EMPIRE  ENDERBY  OVERSEAS  W. A  SURE, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS  Dear Edilor: I am eight years old. Some of my  little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa  says, "If you sec it in Thc Sun, it's so." Please tell  me thc truth; is there a Santa Claus?   Virginia.  Virginia, your.lillle friends arc wrong.   They  have been affected by lhc scepticism of a sceptical  age.   They do not believe except they sec.   They  think that nothing can bc which is not comprehensible by their little minds.-   All minds,xVir-  $igia, whether they bc men's or children's, are  hale.   In this great universe of ours man is a  .  mere insect, an ant, in his intellect, as compared  .  with the boundless world about him, as measured  -r by the intelligence capable of grasping thc whole  :,; of truth and knowledge. ���������������������������     .  'Y : Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He exists  y: as certainly as love and generosity and devotion  71' exist, and you know that they abound and give to  i>: our life its highest beauty and joy:   Alas! how  i'iK^s^sdrcary would be the world if there were no Santa  hvWf&y'V.V-'.l _ Tl 111..     ._ _     _1     ..  .    IL'    1.1 ".-      "   l^^'^cxcept in sense and sight  |{#5^&Avhich childhood  S'Claus.,. It would be as dreary as if. there "were no  ,.   There would be no childlike failhV  poetry, no romance, to make' tolerable  existence.    Wc should have* no enjoyment,  The. eternal light with  fdls the world would be extinguished. / .  Not believe in Santa Claus! You might as well  . not believe in fairies! * You might get jrour papa  to hire men to watch in all dhc chimneys on  Christmas Eve to catch Santa Claus, but even if  lhcy did not sec Santa Claus coming down, whal  would that prove? Nobody'sees Santa Claus, but  that is no sign there is no Santa. Claus. Thc  most real things in thc world are those that  neither children nor men can sec. . Did you ever  sec fairies dancing on thc lawn? Of course not,  but that's no proof that they arc not there. No:  body can conceive or imagine all thc wonders'that  arc unseen and unseeable in thc world. You may  tear apart thc baby's rattle and sec what makes  thc noise inside, but there is a veil covering thc  , Thc answer of thc Entente governments lo thc  German proposals for a peace parley, while not  differing materially with previously expressed  determination from the same source, is.jnild in  language, and, although not giving an inkling as  to what would be the specific demands looking  to peace, an opening is left for Germany to submit terms. The answer is long, and covers thc  various outrages charged against Germany since  the opening of war, and says that an oiler to negotiate peace without stating terms cannot bc accepted as sincere.   Thc note concludes:  "Once again .the Allies declare that no peace is  possible so long as they have not secured reparation for violated rights and liberties, thc recognition of the principle of nationality and of the free  existence of small stales; so long as they have  not brought about a settlement calculated to end  once, and for all forces which have constituted a  perpetual menace to the nations and to afford the  only effective guarantee for thc future security of  thc world."        . .  According to thc Wall Street Journal, thc Allies  have borrowed two billlion dollars in thc United  Slates since thc war began. Of this amouni England alone borrowed $850,000,000. Canada and  neutral countries borrowed $368,000,000.  IP EARS WERE UNSTOPPED  If the Church's cars were unstopped she would  hear voices crying: "All old things arc passed  away; you have, come to the borders of the  Promise^ Land. The Kingdom of Heaven is at  hand. . Ahd they that were ready went in. If our  eyes were open wc could look and wonder at the  revolution that is on foot in men's thinking and  being, of which this war is but a birth-pang. Wc.  would look al it almost with terror Jest we should  fail in any of our duty towards it. Many have  longed to see the things that wc sec and have not  seen them. Then speak unto thc children, of  Israel that they go forward."���������������������������Montreal Witness.  James J. Hill says, "If you want to know  whether you arc destined to bc a success or nol,  3rou can easily find out. Thc test is simple and infallible���������������������������arc you able to save money? If nol  dropout. You will lose. You may think not, bul  you will lose as sure as fate, for thc seed of success is not in you."  FACING CONDITIONS BRAVELY  Writing home from London an  Armstrong  soldier gives an inkling of what thc feelings of a  _  Brilish Columbian are on arrival there.   "Thc ap-  uhsccn woitd'which-northc^strongcst^nianrnoiYpcarancc'olHhe^var^locsMiotscein-so encouraging-  even thc united strength of all thc strongest men  that ever lived, could tear apart. Only faith,  fancy, poetry, love, romance, can push aside that  curtain and view and picture the supernal beauty  and glory beyond. Is it all real? Ah, Virginia, in  all this world there is "nothing else real and  abiding.* No Santa Claus! Thank God! he lives,  and he lives forever. A thousand years from now,  -Virgiiiia,-nay,-tciVlliousand-ycarsJ'roni .now,zhc  wilt live to brighten the lives of little boys and  girls and bring peace and joy to this good old  world of ours.  DISCIPLINE AND THE REVERSE  J'i  ������������������  In thc "Pcnlccost of Calami ly," by Owen Wis-  tcr, hc begins by speaking of lhc German landscape: "A constant pleasure to die eye, a constant  repose to thc body and mind; look where * you  might, beauty was in some form to be seen, given  its chance by thc intelligence of man; not defaced,  but made the most of. I thought of our landscape, littered with rubbish, hideous with glaring  advertisements, of the rusty junk lying about our  farms and towns and railway stations. America  was ugly and shabby, made no by Americans.  Germany was swept and garnished, made so by  Germans. Everybody kept the rules. Each person  fitted his job, did it well, took it seriously."  Commenting on this phase of Ihe contrast between conditions in America and in Germany,  the Ladies Home Journal says: "ft would bc well,  indeed, for us, if in these matters, we. would learn  from Germany, aiid admit that, as a nation, we  urgently needed to be disciplined out of our present braggart, half-grown, hobbledehoy lawlessness. There arc men who, whether from folly or  because they seek profit by pandering to vanity  and love of ease and fear of effort and danger  and desire to make money without regard to anything else, denounce all such proposals as smack  ing of 'German militarism.'   But, although Owci  over here as it did in Canada. Thc food question  seems to bc far more serious lhan it is thought to  bc. For instance, thc stores will not sell more  than half a pound of sugar at a time and then only  lo a ...substantial customer, while bread will soon  be ancient history and we'll be .eating a mixture  of bran and Hour."  cn  i-Vrhcannoim cement J'ronr^  have agreed to let her have lhc Dardanelles would  have added interest if lhe German, Bulgarian and  Turkish army did not stand between Russia and  Constantinople.  What it Used to Be  Tn thc good old Molasses Limited days a lumber  jack was coming lo Enderby from Vernon. The  train was running as usual. "What's thc matter  with thc train? Why's it running so slow?" he  asked thc conductor. "If you don'l like lo ride  you may get off and walk," was the rejoinder.  "I would," replied the 1. j., "but I am not expected  until train time."  Robt. Airlh, Corporal  S. Allconi  Edgar L. 13awtree  Henry Arnold Jiogcrt  Victor Bogert  Albert Butler  .1. Irwin Bcatty ..;, ���������������������������^  Arden Bush  Elmer Black  George Bucknell  H. Judson Byrnes  John Breedon, Captain  Fred Breedon . ?}?)  Hugh Bowers  H. E. Blanchard  Rein Brown  Alf. Castle  Charlie Castle  Robert Chadwick  E. II. Crawford, Lieutenant  . A.-F. Crossman, Lieutenant  Geo. Calder  E. J. Corpse  Capt. R. 13. M. Cameron  George Dysart  Gordon L. Duncan  Donald Dunwoodie  James Dickson, Lieutenant  Cecil Wynn Dunford  AV. II. Embrcy  A. V. Evans, Lieutenant  Leonard Funk  Jack Funk  Sidney Green  Jas. Green,-Sergeant  James Glenn, Lieutenant  Kenneth Glen, Sergeant  B. Garrett  Geo. Geight  Fred. Griffith  Robert Grasset  J. Hallmark  Colin Oliver Harvey, Lieutenant  .1. C. Henniker, Lieut.-Coloncl  H. E. C. Harris  John M. Hatcher  E. B. Huffman  H. Milliard  Roy Hutchison  C. Houldsworth  John Jones  Fred A. Johnson  W. J. Jones  Steven A. Knight  H. H. Kenny  Percy La Roy"  Walter E.: Lambert  Patrick K. Mowat .    .   ,        VV"  James Jasper Mowat-*  .George Mason  B. Mack  Leslie W. Mackay  James.J. Martyn , ���������������������������    ,  Albert Matthews . ,       ���������������������������  Charles Murdoch  John David McMahon  -Rov McLeod  C. F. Oland  J. E. Pacey  Cecil G. Piper   .  L. Proctor  Harry A. Preston  L. B. Plumbly, Lieutenant  James Pound  Killed in Action  Ptc. Albert Matthews  Corporal R. O. Stewart  Ptc.* John M. Hatcher  Pic. Rein Brown  Pie. Harry Skyrme  Lieut. R. Razclev  Ptc. H. Ellis Long  Ptc. John Groves  Ptc. C. Houldsworth  ieoIin=**01iv'er-Marve>T-Liculcnant-  Invalided  Rev. C Reed  James Wynne  Russell  Rev. C. Reed, Chaplain  E. Rogers ,,  Samuel E. Roberts  Arlhur Roothani  Reginald Rullan  Harry Strickland  Keunclh Strickland  R. 0. Stewart, Corporal  Harold Taylor  Robert Woodhouse <**,���������������������������-  Elwin Wheeler  John White  John Warwick, Sergeant  Robt. Wilson  Garnet Walker  James Wynne  II. Ellis Young  MABEL LAKE VALLEY  Major J. H. G. Baird  Capt. Chas. II. Thompson  Capt. Wynne Jones  ,   Capt. Godfrey Fowler  Ligul. Stanley Wilkinson  Corp. James Haynes  - W. G. Allen  George Ferris  - John Ashton _ ������������������������������������������������������_  Joe Simard  Rudolph Simard J  Emil Peters  Fred. J. Kemp  .    GRINDROD ' --.  Geo. D. McEwen  Gerald A. Neve f  , Wm. Peacock  P. Peacock  G. R. Salt    .  Maurice Salt  Fred Dysart  Ted Dysart    ,  Disney Poole   "  Charles Twigg  Thos. "Wilkinson, Lieutenant  W. Poole  Harry Skyrme  George Archibald  Frank Russell  Frank Dondoneau  Fred Dondoneau  Jeffrey. Smiley '  James Jamieson  Bernard Rosoman  MARA       . I \.V���������������������������..'���������������������������'  John Langdon, Major V*1 '  . Stanley Richardson, Lieutenant"  Fred White, Lieutenant ,    '  M. A. Bucknell, Lieutenant  ,  W. H. Ahier, Sergeant   .     , .-���������������������������  Harry Coell, Lance CorporalV  James Oliver       - ".--"'    ;  Richard Groves "���������������������������..  .  John Groves  ' G. W. Paterson  Walter Robinson  Sergeant Fergusbn  Lieut. R. Bazeley  A. O. Holland  Arthur Zcttergreen  Andrew Zettergreen  Nels Zcttergreen  Thos. AV. Robinson    .  James F. Massey  Reported Wounded  Pte. G. A. Neve  Lieut. F. White  Pte. Jno. McMahon  Sergt. Jno. Warwick  Ptc. A. G. Zettergreen  Pte. James M. Jamieson  George McEwen  Sergt. Kenneth Glenn  Lieut. A. V. Evans  Capt. J. II. G. Baird  Prisoner of War  A. F. Crossman  Lieut  Pie. Fred Brecdon  HOME SERVICE  Hrfward  Logan, Lieutenant Jas. C. English, Sergeant  "Wm. J. Hatcher, Lieutenant  F. H. Barnes, R. Q.-M. Sergeant  -Tom Robinson  Laurie Long  James Baird  Geo. G. Warwick, Lieutenant  Now that the female of. the species are good  material for Parliamentary representatives, let us  hope she will be more effective lhan tbe male has  been.  Some Mystery About It  The minister was preaching on little things,  how' great events from trifling causes spring, and  an obiter dictum was���������������������������"Did you ever reflect lhal  a single man was thc father of the human race?"  The next day several ladies of his congregation  assured him lhal they regarded Adam its married.  It seems, over in Greece, that just when the Entente envoys have reached a'full agreement on  what King Constantino will agree lo, Tino agrees  to do something else. %  Two L"ijs and Four Legs  Ali Baba crii"f over lo the Shop  lhc other day, >������������������ys lhe Philistine,  1'oUowcd by a shaggy Scotch collie.  ,f[, um goin���������������������������-? lo kill lhal dog,"  said Ali, and make a pair of gloves  oul of his hide.''  "What's tho mailer with the dog;  hc looks like a g*>od one?"  Why!".said Ali, "hc i.s what you  call a grave-digger dog."  "Go on," I said, "I don't exactly  undersland."  "Well, it is this way," he said,  "that dog is like some folks, he is  always digging up things that have  been buried; and I believe thr>t  when things have, been buried  they    ouglit   to   be   left  PROFESSIONAL  ^ C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  SECRET SOCIETIES  properly  buried. Let 'em rest in their graves.'  Here's  poet:  Tobacco  I  He Likes It  a wireless from a soldier  is a dairly weed,  ike it.  II satisfies no normal need,  I like il.  It makes you thin, il makes you lean  H takes the hair right off your bean,  It's the worst darn stuff I've ever  seen���������������������������  I like it.  WHEELER  W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodire No. 40  Regular meetings fint  Thumiay on or after thc  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visitinr  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.  W. G. PELL. C. C.  H. M. WALKER K. R. S.  R. J. COLTART, M.P.  Hull suitable forConcerts, Dances and all public  ������������������ntertainmentH.    For rates, ������������������tc, address,  F. FRAVEL. End������������������rby  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, January 4,1  o  CITY OF ENDERBY  NOTICE  Public Nolicc is hereby given to  the Electors of the Cily of Knderby  lhal I require the presence of the  said Ekvlors al lhe Citv Mall, Enderbv. on MONDAY, lhe Kill day of  January, 1UI7, at 12 o'clock noon,  for lhe 'purpose of electing persons  lo represent Ihem in lhc Municipal  Council as Mayor and Aldermen;  also for lhc purpose of electing persons lo represent Ihem on the hoard  of School Truslees in place of  James "McMahon and Cordon Mur  doch., who have resigned, and Andrew A. Faulkner, whose term has  expired.  The mode of Nominalion of Candidates shall be as follows: The  Candidate shall bc nominated in  writing; Ihe writing shall be subscribed by Iwo voters of lhc Muni-  cipalilv as proposer and seconder,  and shall be delivered lo Ihe Be-  lurning Ollicer at any lime between  lhe dale of this notice and 2 p.m.  of lhe day of nominalion: Ihe said  writing mav be in the form numbered o in ihe Schedule of lhe Municipal Elections' Act, and shall  slale lhe names, residence, and <>e:  cupalion or description of each  person proposed, in such manner  as siillicienlly to identify such candidate; and in the event of a poll  being nece.ssarv, such poll will be  opened on THURSDAY, Ihe 11th  day of January, 1917, at the Cily  HaII',' Enderby, of which every person is required lo take nolicc and  govern himself accordingly.  '"'he qualifications for a person  lo be nominated and elected Mayor  are: Thai such person i.s a male  British subject of the full age of  twenly-onc ycars: is not disqualified under any law, and has heen  I'or lhe six months nexl preceding  the day of nominalion the registered owner, in the Land Registry  Oflice, of land or real properly in  lhe city of lhc assessed value, on  lhe last Municipal Assessment Roll,  of one thousand dollars, or more,  over and above any registered  judgment or charge, and who is  otherwise duly qualified as a municipal  voter.  Thc qualifications for a person  to bc nominated and elected as an  Alderman arc: Thai such person  is a male British subject of the full  age of Iwenty-one years: i.s not disqualified under any law, and has  been for the six months next preceding thc  rcgislerci  CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND  Statement for 191G:  Receipts���������������������������  Balance from 1915 ������������������ 231.47  .Subscriptions & donations.    978.65  ������������������1,210.12  Expendilurc���������������������������  Remitted  to  Victoria   ....$1,100.00  Printing, stalion'y, postage     1-1.'/5  Balance in hand       05.37  POULTRY SHOW WINNERS  $1,210.12  Total amount paid lo soldiers' dependents during lhc year from Victoria Branch, $2,501.10.  R, Bona;.!) (linns, Hon. Treas.  Thc treasurer acknowledges thc  following conlributions during lhc  pasl month:  Rev. J. A. Dow  $ 5.00  S.   F.   Harlry         1.00  Rev. 0. Weed's lecture  A.   McPherson      C. Murdoch   II. A. Teece   Mrs. T. Pound  ... 150.50  . . . 5.00  . .. 5.00  . . . 2.00  ... 1.00  N. "li. Landon  5.00  . . . 5.0(1  . .. 2.00  ... -1.50  . . . 2.00  . . . 2.00  . . . 2.00  ... 1.00  ... 13.50  . . . 5.00  . . . 5.00  . . . 2.00  IT. E. Harkins   Miss M. R. Gibbs  . ...  Bed Cross Tea Rooms  Mrs. J. Gaylord     A. Reeves     Mrs. Reeves   Miss  Laing      Okanagan Saw Mills . .  !���������������������������". S. Stevens  . '.   J.  R.  Cillord      C.  C.  Fravel  Bruce Old ford had 13 entries at  the Penticton Poultry Show last  monlh, and his birds came home  with 4 firsts, 2 seconds, 3 thirds and  1 special. In Bull' Leghorns he won  first on cockerel, first on pullet and  first on pen: in Partridge "Wyandottes, he won 2nd cockerel, 3rd  lien and 3rd pen; in While Rocks,  3rd pen, in Dark Cornish Games,  1st cockerel, 2nd pullet, and.special  for best bird in show.  G. II. Smcdley's Minorcas: 1st,  2nd and 3rd hen; 3rd and -1th pullet,  and  special   for best Minorca hen.  G. II. Andrews won 1st pullet and  1st hen in S. C. Blue Andalusians;  Ist "White Leghorn hen, and specials  for best Leghorn hen and pen.  All Enderby exhibitors are more  lhan satisfied wilh the prompt and  courteous manner in which thc  poultry show ollicials handled thc  business and the prizes.  LATEST WAR OUTLOOK  G.   Schultz        2.00  R. E. T. Forster     7.00  R. M. Fenton        LOO  W. J. Fenlon    ��������������������������� 50  Mrs. Sloward 50  W.  Burrows        5.00  A. Black     2.00  G. Rands 50  C.   Hawkins    o0  J. A. Ulns      1.00  Jas. McMahon       5.00  J. N. Granl      10.00  1-1.  J.  Coltart        0.00  C.  B. Winter      10.00  C. P. Rvan        3.00  R. Jones        5.00  G. Wells        2.00  II. T. Twigg     2.00  Ii. Cooke  . ."     5.00  D. J. Welsh    Jas. Emeny     AV. Tomkinson     Miss S. B. Robinson  G.  Folkard      5.00  2.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  $176.50  RED  CROSS FUND  Account of lea rooms I'or December: Proceeds of leas ....$34.10  Expense,   including   rent....   M.OO  To Patriotic Fund      5.00  Proceeds of cake, donated to  Patriotic Fund     day of nomination "thc j To Prisoners of "War     owner,    in    lhe    Land * Proceeds of cake donated lo  Registry   Oflice,   of   land   or   real j     j  properly   in   the   city   of   assessed',  value on the last Municipal Assess- j tj������������������  ment  Roll, of five hundred dollars, I  or more, over and above any registered judgment or charge, and who  i.s   otherwise   duly   qualified   as   a  municipal   voler.  Thc qualifications for a person  to bc nominated and elected as a  School Trustee are: That such  person is a Brilish subject of the  full age of l\venly-one years, actually residing within Ihe School  Dislrict, aud has been for the  six months next preceding the  day of nomination the registered owner, in the land rcgis-  -1-1LV--0f!i'-c, .nl'-lnnd. or..rcal. properly  in lhe said school dislricl, of. lhc  assessed value on the lasl municipal assessment roll, of five hundred dollars or more, over and  above any registered judgment or  15.00  8.00.  10.10  charge, and who is otherwise qualified to vote al an eleclion of school  truslees in Ihe said School District.  Given under mv hand al thc Cily  Hall, Enderbv. B.C., this 28lh day of  December, 1910.  ������������������������������������������������������ GRAIIAM -ROSOMAN.__  Reluming Ollicer.  WANT ADVKRT1SEMENTS  Want adverlisemenls, Iwo cents  per word lirst insertion, one end  per word each subsequent insertion,  payable on handing in of copy.  WA.\TEI)~-'I\) purchase for spot  cash; fresh cow. Musl lie go< d  milker and quid. Apply, B ,  Press Office. 21.  2.30  20.40  risoncrs of War    ecled  in  box  left  in  tea  rooms I'or benefil prisoners  Which makes a lolal of ....  lo be sent lo prisoners of war this  month.  The committee gratefully acknowledge the following donations  for December: Okanagan Saw Mills,  load of wood, Mrs. Bulchart, 24 posl  cards, Mrs. Strickland, sugar, Mrs.  Twigg, lea. Mr. Stevens, wilh his  usual kindness, has offered to supply electric light free. The thanks  of .the ..commi_ltee are duc Mrs. Mc-  who kindlv cleansThcVeT  Thc only news from any of the  fronts the pasl few days comes  Rumania, wherc at last reports the  Teuton forces were threatening lo  outflank lhe Russo-Rumanians.  From London, Arthur S. Draper  in a special cable lo lhe Vancouver  Province says: "With the possible  exception of Greece ancl Holland, all  lhe European neutrals either have  given or will give lhcir endorsement to President Wilson's peace  note. ... It is impossible to express thc extent of the changes  which have laken place here���������������������������in  facl, all over Europe���������������������������in lhc lasl  fortnight. The extreme war views  have been greatly-modified. The  first days of August, 1914, saw much  of lhe same situation, though then  il was war and nol peace lhal drew  lhe nations into lhe maelstrom. 1  do not mean to say lhat peace is a  possibility in lhe immediate future,  but its arrival is infinitely nearer  lhan it seemed lhe first of ihe  month. . . . The Allies slill hold  lhal the Teutons musl meel them  more than half way, presenting an  offer not as boastful as their first."  COMING EVENTS  All notices of concerts, meetings,  socials, (elc, under this head, two  cents per .word-first insertion, one  cenl per word each subsequent insertion, payable on giving in of  copy.  __  Red Cross Market Stall will be  held Saturday afternoon, Jan. 0th.  All donations will bc thankfully received.  Thc annual meeting of thc Vestry  of St. George's Church will be held  on Wednesday, J0th inst, at 8 p.m.  II i.s hoped lhal as many of the congregation as possible will attend.  A meeting of llie Executive of thc  Good Roads Association will be held  in lhc Cily Hall nexl Saturday, Jan.  Olh, at 2.30 p.m.; and on the following Saturday, Jan. 13lh, a general  meeting of the Association will lie  held al lhc same time and place. It  i.s urged that all interested should  attend the general meeting.  Thc annual K. of P. dance has  been one of the most enjoyable affairs in Endcrhy each year for thc  past decade or more. JI is an established affair. When a dance by  the Knights of Pythias is on thc  boards everytning else lakes second  place. The annual dar.ee this year  will bc held in K. of P. Hall, Friday,  Jan. 12th. Thc Armslrong orchestra  will provide the music, (he Knighls  will provide lhe refreshments, and  the friends of������������������thc Knighls���������������������������everybody in lhe dislrict���������������������������will participate" in providing the good time.  CITY OF ENDERBY  Are  you  in  favor of  a  week!  Saturday half-holiday?  The choice of each voter will be  indicated by placing a cross  (thus X) opposite the day favored  for a half-holiday, and' the day approved by a majority of the said  Eleclors will, on and after the 1st  day of February, 1917, be the day  fixed for such half-holday in thc  City of Endcrhy.  The said poll will be open from  9 o'clock a.m. lill 7 o'clock p.m.  Given under my hand at lhc City  Mall, Enderby, B.C., this 28th day  of December, 1910.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  Returning Officer.  'Weekly Half-I I oii day Acl"  NOTICE  Pherson  rooms.  THANKFUL  FOR   COMFORTS  pi  CHARGES FOR LOCALS  There seems to bc some misunderstanding with regard to the announced purpose, of The Press  to charge for all local announcements of meetings, dances, socials,  sales, bazaars, teas, elc. Wc will  endeavor briefly lo make clear ihe  purpose: All local announcements  of anything, whether of a patriotic  nature or nol. where a charge is to  be made, either as admission fee or  by collection, must be paid for at  lhe rale of 2c a word first insertion,  lc a word- each subsequent insertion. All announcements of market  stalls, ice cream socials, pink teas,  (or any olher color) must bc paid  for at the same rate. All announcements of meelings of societies, etc.,  musl be paid for al lhe same rate.  Public Notice is hereby given to  the Electors of lhe Cily of Enderby  lhal I require the presence of thc  said Electors at a poll to bc held  al the Cilv Hall, Enderby, on  THURSDAY, lhc lllh day of January, 1917, for thc purpose of determining by lhcir votes whether thc  weekly half-holiday [he observance  of which is enacted in ihe "Weekly  Half-Holiday Ac;," shall bc held on  Saturday or on some other day of  thc week.  The said poll will bc taken by  ballot on thc following questions:  Aie you in favor of a weekly  Monday half-holiday?  Are you in favor of a weekly.  Tuesday  half-holiday?  Arc you in favor of a weekly  Wednesday hall'-holiday?   .  Arc you in favor of a weekly  Thursday hall'-holiday?  Are you in favor of a weekly  Friday "half-holiday?  Woolen  Mitts  Heavy Woolen  Socks  FOR THE LUMBER CAMP  FOR THE CURLER,  FOR DRIVING,  FOR SLEIGH PARTIES,  FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS  ALL SIZES,  BEST QUALITY,  PRICES LOWEST.  Leave orders at the store for dry  Cord Wood.    Plenty of it.  W. J. Woods  Armstrong-  Rink  Skating every afternoon and  evening. Band in. attendance every Tuesday evening.  Barkman  CITIZENS' MEETING  A MEETING OF THE CITIZENS   OF   ENDERBY  HELD IN THE K. OF P. HALL, ON  WILL   BE  F. B. DILL, Mayor.  LOST���������������������������Black and while steer, IX  months old: branded, G.A. Geo.  Andrews. North Enderby.       31  e. J. Ash I on writes from England: "I beg leave for a space in the  Press I'or thanking those friends of  lhe Comfort Club for the Xmas parrelof good things-which I received  from Ihem last week. They were,  under the cireunislnnees, mosl acceptable, and lhe kindly remembrance gives lhc writer much pleasure. Wilh best Xmas greetings to  friends in Enderby.''  Pte. Arden Bush wriles to lhank  those who so kindly remembered  him in the box which he received  from the Comfort Club, mentioning  Ihe names of those whose cards  were in the box and "others without  names."  Enderby Music Store  SPECIALS  REST JAI  FOR JAN. .Mb aii(  RICE���������������������������I  lbs  1 Olh���������������������������FRIDAY &  SATURDAY  lor  !")(���������������������������. Rice is onc of Ihe most nourishing  foods lhal you can cat. At this price il will pay you lo lay in a supply.  CHINA RICE���������������������������.") lbs. for 2f><\  CANNED BEANS���������������������������2 tins for 25c Canned vegetables are high. We  made a good buy on these before lhcy went up. We want you to have  the advantage.  A Full Line ol* Ihe bcsl and Freshest Groceries always in slock.  ���������������������������md*  8   BbMi Bana  Gents' Furnishings  ROS.  and Groceries  Wednesday Eve, Jan. 10th  at 8 o'clock p.m.  For lhc purpose of receiving the Financial Statement ol' the City  i'or 1916, and hearing Candidates I'or Council and School Board  I'or year 1917. Major Crehan, ol' Messrs. Crehan, Marlin & Co.,  Chartered Accountants, of Vancouver, B.C., Municipal Auditors  ^ThtniWsTm^^^  deed, throughout Canada, have adopted lhis policy���������������������������have been forced  lo on account of lhe persistent demand made upon their columns by  one palmitic fund andanolher, and  the various church societies, etc.,  each and all seeking lo draw money  oul of lhc pockets of those who  c o u 1 d - b e -. i n d u cc d __ I o. _ gi y c.. _ W11j 1 c  recognizing lhal much of lhc work  done by Ihesc societies and funds  is of a patriotic nature, the newspapers have found Ihem persisl-  cnly interfering wilh and drawing  from Ihe legitimate business of the  regular businessman, and making  use of the newspaperman lo enable  Ihem lo do so. Thc regular merchant has lo pay for newspaper space  lo enable him lo advertise his  wares, and he has a right to be protected against others taking an advantage not justified by conditions.  By adopting a uniform scale for  all, the newspapers of lhe Valley  interfere wilh none and protect all.  In fulure, do not expect to use the  columns of The Press for the purpose of announcing any money-gelling scheme whatsoever without  paying for it at lhe rate of 2 cents a  word. You would not go to the  grocer, Ihe but her, the baker, and  ask him lo hand you down goods,  from his shelves or from lhc block  without expecting to pay for it. It  is as unreasonable lo ask thc local  newspaperman to give of his stock  as it is lo ask the local merchant lo  give of his slock.  than ever  We are going out of business this time.  Look at these for prices:  FIVE-O'CLOCK TEA SETS, llpieces $.2.00  10-inch PLATES, per dozen      1.00  8-inch PLATES, per dozen 75  6-inch PLATES, per dozen 65  TEA POTS, from 20c up  MEAT PLATTERS, from .. 25c up  SHEET MUSIC   2 for 5c  ACCORDEONS  $2.25 up  We carry a full line of  PmrPfipQ  Flour, Feed and Cereals,  v^l UUCl ICO  which   are always fresh  and prices low.  Outs Motto-"QUALITY AND SERVICE"  TEECE & SON,  'PHONE 48  Bell Block, Enderby

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