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 9  Enderby, B. C, February 1, 1917  AoN D      WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol. 9; No. 49;   Whole No. 469  ENDERBY AND DISTRICT NEWS  . Good morning!   Our  shown up for some days.  Wm. Poison returned to Enderby  from Calgary last week-  City Clerk Rosoman has been off  duty    the    past    week,    a    grippe  victim.  Mrs. T. Crossley Poison and son  spent   thc   week-end   in    Endcrhy  from Vernon.'  _ Tomorrow   (Friday)   evening   is  thc   regular  meeting  night  of  thc  Board of Trade.  C. S. Handcock has gone overseas  wilh a contingent from the Royal  Engineers, Arancouver.  Endcrhy promises to be well represented at the masquerade ball to  bc held at Grindrod Feb. 9th.  H. P. Jaquest was taken suddenly  ill mentally last Wednesday and has  gone to the coast for treatment.  A. J. Elliott, of Leslie, Sask.. spent  some days with his brother, Abraham, at his1 Enderby home, early in  January.  Yes, il was a snapper, allright;  : but wc are in thc month of February now, with March just around  the corner. .  Miss "Louise Hoffman left on Saturday    for /Chatham,   Ont.,   utter  spend ing a con pie weeks with her  -"parents at Grl.n-irod.  Shipments have been heavy from  Grindrod thc past month or.two,  there being a big demand for hay,  poles, fence posts, etc., . -  ' SS The local Masonic lodge -entertained their"friends at a.very enjoyable evening of whist and dan-r  cing last Thursday evening.  All-the real good.that was ever  done in the world was done by  those who did it -in secret and ran  away for fear of being caught at it.  Another very enjoyable Triangle  evening was put on at thc movies  Tuesday evening, but thc cold snap  made lhc attendance small and the  house more or less frigid.  "That's what makes ma mad,"  said a four-year-old to his uncle,  when the kiddie's father asked his  mother if she would please spill  him a loose dollar out of her purse.  Those ladies having knitting for  thc Red Cross arc requested to hand  to the secretary as early as possible, as another case of goods is to  bc   sent   io   headquarters   at   once.  ==-=iJ-hc=-Summcrland-=Rc.vic-w���������������������������wants-  to know if the proposal for thc establishment of a municipal department in the government of thc Province has ever been seriously taken  up.   It doesn't look like it.  Auctioneer Creed, of Armstrong,  held a very successful sale of furniture, fittings, etc., of the Enderby  hotel last Saturday. The balance of  the hotel furnishings are to be put  upVLauction:on_Saturday_,Jicb..AQs  Managqr Stevens! has kept the  planers running throughout the  winter at the Okanagan Saw .Mills,  but the taste of Alberta weather this  week put a crimp in almost everything, including the knives, and the  planing mill was shut down for a  few days.  Thc following ollicers were installed by the Knights of Pythias  Monday evening: CC, J. F. Fravel;  V.C.. G. R. Sharpe; Prel., Chas.Haw-  kins; K.U.S., II. M. Walker; M.F., IL  J. Coltart: M.E., Jno. Burnham; M.  W., J.-N. Grant; M.A., Jno. Folkard;  I.G., R.-E. Harkins; O.G., W. G. Pell.  Rev. C. and Mrs. Reed left for  Kamloops Wednesday evening,  wherc Mr. Reed will have charge  of the Anglican Church. He is  somewhat uncertain as to the future, having been notified from the  Militia Department that he is still  in service for overseas ancl that his  furlough is only i'or six months.  Salmon Arm curlers came over  for ah afternoon ancl evening game  with Endcrhy rinks last Thursday.  Dill skipped for Enderby in thc afternoon game ancl Scott skipped the  evening game, with favorable results to all concerned, thc home  rinks having some thc best of it.  In the evening Enderby sent a rink  to Armstrong for a return game  there. In this Armstrong boys won  out by a single point in the last end.  "J. H. Hooper, well known as an  ! old-time resident of Enderby, .but  robin hasn't for the past few years has been  chief.engineer of Inceneralor No. 2,  Vancouver,- has joined the forces  for overseas. Mr. Hooper had been  in thc employ of the city of Vancouver for six years, ancl in recognition of his services he was paid  two months' salary on his joining  Lhe overseas forces.  UNITED FARMERS OF B. C.  At the convention of the Associated Boards of Trade, of the coast  and mainline towns, held at Kamloops last week, the Hope to Princeton route for the trans-provinci.d  highway was endorse !; a resolucio-;  was passed advocating a change in  the rule of the road to require turning lo the right; "asking for inspection of all meats at abattoirs for  home consumption; asking the Provincial Government for changes in  the curriculum of the University  and public schools to meet thc practical, requirements of pupils after  the war.  . .    CHAIN OF TEAS  Mrs. S. H. Speers, secretary of the  Trench Comfort Club, started ��������������������������� a  "chain of teas" in aid of the club  funds ; Christmas week, and she  wishes to acknowledge receipt of  the; following amounts from -the  ladies named :,Mrs. .Sharpe, 35c:  Mrs. Reeves. 60c"; Mrs. Hawkins, 30c  Mrs. Gaylord. 30c; Mrs. Grant, 30c;  Mrs".McMahon, 35c; Mrs.Martin, 30c  Mrs:-Woods, 40c; Mrs. F. Dill. 20c;  Mrs/iDugdalc, 50c; Mrs.-Faulkner,  30c; Mrs. Mackay, 50; Mrs.Scott, 50c  Mrs. E. Dill, $1.00; Mrs.-Bush.Sl.50;.  Mrs. Stevens, 40c; Mrs. Speers,  $4.30; Miss F. Mowat, 40c. Money  raised for the Fund by- whist  drives: Miss M. Mackay, $4.15; Mrs.  Skejie, 83.35; Miss Jean Poison,  $8.35. Donated: Mrs. Gilroy, Chicago, $4.00; Knights of Pythias, $2;  Mr. Curry, $1. ���������������������������  Whv not take your Sunday dinner  at the King Edward?    It will cost  you less than to prepare it at.home,  and the change will be. thoroughly '  enjoyable.  A meeting of the  Enderby   District  Tuesday evening,  for the purpose o  farmers of the  was called for  in K. of P. fiVU  discussing lh.p  advisability of organizing a branch  here of thc United Farmers of B. C.  The meeting was called by S. T.  Elliott, of Kelowna, chairman of lhe  organization committee. Owing lo  the excessively cold weather the  attendance was too small to warrant  any action being taken. Mr. Elliott  explained to the few gathered that  the United Farmers Association is  on the same lines as the organization of the Northwest. A branch is  already in operation covering thc  Kelowna District, and good work is  heing accomplished, but it is felt  thai lo make the organization really  effective, and that the organization  may have a broader scope and  greater power, other branches in  every district in the Province must"  be started. -  The Association -is for farmers  only; it-is free from all political entanglements and does not in any  way interfere with" any existing  organization in which thc farmers  arc interested. Its purposes "are "to  forward the interests-of thc farmer  in any honorable and legitimate  way; to watch legislation relating  to their interests, ancl to suggest to  parliament or ihe legislature from  .lime-to -.time the- cnactmenUiof*such  legislation as may be decided by a  convention or by the central board,  and to carry on any business and  exercise any power of trade-as thc  executive may deem advisable when  authorized by an "acl of the legislature or parliament."  SEED  CLEANER  The Department of Agriculture  has purchased a fanning mill or  seed cleaner. This mill is to be .used  to demonstrate the importance of  seed selection and seed cleaning by  the use of a fanning mill.   This mill  is operated by hand and has a capacity of from 30 to 40 bushel per  hour, ant! will clean- almost. any  kind of seed. Any Farmers' Inslf-  tule may secure the use of this seed  EMPIRE  FARMING ?  A gigantic agricultural scheme is  being promoted by Jeading-m'cn of  the Old Country, involving, it is  cleaner for demonstration purposes' proposed, '200,000,000 acres of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and  British Columbia land, this land to  bc developed by British -state  money, to provide means of paying  the Empire's war debt.    A special  provided the members of the Institute have sufficient seed lo clean to  make the expense of conducting the  'demonstration worth while. A  member of the staff of thc Agretii-  tural Department will accompany  the machine to demonstrate the use  of same. Any Institute applying for  the use of the machine should first  ascertain the amount of seed to be  cleaned in the district. If this .warrants thc holding of a seed-cleaning  demonstration, some central place  will be selected and arrangements  made for the-bringing of all the  seed of the district together at the  place lo bc designated.  All members of the Northern Okanagan Fanners' Institute who wish  to avail themselves of this opportunity are requested to advise the  secretary, Chas. W. Little, Mara, of  the fact, ancl what quantity, and  kind Ihey have to clean, ancl tlie  secretary' will take up the matter  with the Department.  ITS MOSTLY UP TO  YOU  "When -the 'world's a-goin' crooked,  :   Or it lo~oks lhat way to you���������������������������   .'"  Somehow seems to be a tangle  To.'most ever'thing you do;- " -    -j  When you start out of a morriin'  -j-Withtyour-luck'-a-r-unnin1-- wrong',  The birclsalongyour pathway ������������������������������������������������������  ' Have a harshness in their song -  And the grass, though soft as velvet,  You will sort o' stumble through,  Sich times if you want things better  Friend, it's mostly up lo you.  Tain't hard  smilin' with  lhe sunshine,  -   But it's durin' stormy spells.  When our weary feel are-slippin',  That the stuff what's in us tells.  No���������������������������you won't have llowers alius  In the paths you travel through;  Still, if you 'd have things better,  Friend, it's mostly up to you.  Men;and Things as Seen Thro' Hank Reklaw's Periscope  Lh  4iondoiHntimates^that-aHhe-Impcml-Gonfer-  ence to bc held in February every question relating to thc future conduct of the war will bc  open for discussion. This statement may mean  much more than appears on its face. It is thc  opinion of such representative British papers as  the Lpndon Nation that the Imperial Conference  is really to discuss terms of peace. Our representatives "will speak for young nations ".'which  ha.ve::gcncrously giyeii tlieirjbest blood for tho  (!enian(ls-on-Ge-rinaivy^oi^lhc^(^nGUvv(^inay-=de^  cide to advise terms of peace which, white exacting a just reparation for the most injured parties,  still takes the present situation into account."  "As long as I live," continues this distinguished  Britisher, "1 shall never waver from my opinion  that Germany was entirely and only to blame fortius war.    1 shall feel that if strict justice.were,  dealt out by an" ���������������������������"impartial' Supreme' Power, thejmonton, Kcgina,-Winnipeg, London,  cable to the Vancouver Province  slates that this great proposition is  put before the public by a newly-  formed Empire resources committee, of which Earl Grey, Lord Des-  borough, Lord Plymouth. Lord Sel-  borne, Rudyard Kipling, Rt. "Hon.  Horace Plunkett, Rt. Hon. Sir Starr  Jameson, Colonel Grant Morden,  Moreton Frewen, M. P., are members. A memorandum of the committee suggests that an imperial development board be formed to arrange with thc Dominion of Canada '  for the purchase of a two hundred  million acre area of land" in the  four provinces named, . for, sav  ������������������40,000,000, paid bv Great Britain  at the rate of ������������������10,000,000 yearly," on  condition that thc Dominion Government spends the whole capital,  in-immediate development:-.- Si  lt is  believed  that  the  value of.  these   lands-in  ;'such "an. Empire,  farm .would speedily .reach .������������������20 "an;  acre,"  or    altogether,  the -Empire=  should ' receive ~inJ cash.'four-, thous-%  ancl .million pounds,, which is the  value of-its. debts" for lhe���������������������������war and"  existing when .war broke but. -The  committee   realize . that.; this' . ancl  vsI'mi 1 ai-"plans"affecting". the :olh'cr'  dominions are .dependent' upon' arrangements  with  the governments  of the dominions, 'which they say-  arc* pending. -Meanwhile the committee  Is proceeding with1 suggestions affecting the resources of thc  Crown  colonics,  protectorates  ahd  India.  .   PENSION COMMISSIONERS  ?:\ *-?  The Dominion Government has  appointed a Board of Pension Commissioners for Canada with offices  at Ottawa.l As this Board wishes to"  cause as little delay as possible in  dealing with.communications with  regard to pensions, it is, wished the  public would correspond directly  with the Board, Ottawa. A great  deal of delay may be caused by  communications being sent through  other departments of the Government. _  i==������������������rhL'~ Pa I ri atrcr^Fu n d^-Asso ei at i on-  and the Military Hospitals Commission have kindly consented to give  information and" assistance to those  wishing to write direct to the Board  of Pension Commissioners. In addition, in order to facilitate the-  granting of pensions, the Board is  opening branch pension ollices in  Vancouver,     Calgary, -.Edmonton,  Hohenzollern  dvnastv and   tlie  German   people  Hamilton,  Toronto,V?arrie, Kmgs-  "'"   "~ ton, Ottawa, Montrealy Quebec, St.  (John and Halifax.   All information  [wilh regard to pensions may be obtained from these ollices.  common cause," and none have fought more gal-Vvould  receive  a  crushing  punishment.    Their  lantly," says thc Nation, and then concludes: 'Ml);successes have been a negation of right principles.  this Is, as wc think it must be, thc -main purpose; But their conquests arc once again a pitiless proof  of the Conference, it gains a real practical sig-j that;you may be as right as rain in your principles  nificancc.   ...   .   It is a legend steadily diffused but if you have neglected your national education,  by the newspapers that the colonics stand for a,your national discipline, your national hygiene,  peculiarly unyielding form of enthusiasm for aiyour governmental honesty, your good intentions  'knock-out war.'   Mr. Hughes was depicted to usknd your piety cannot save you from being trod- ff lhcHJ.10."-; wo/ln^,^^l���������������������������^V^;MJnnnnk  as the tvpe of colonial opinion, and most of us ac-jden under foot by the stronger people.   .   .   .   It. J^'".'/^   whi^^ Miss Gary ElSS  ccplcd that suggestion, until it turned out lhal he; is jusl possible that by one tremendous rally the' belh, Their second duuglUer,*bccame  was in a minority.   .   .    .   It is doubtful if the'Allies may both starve Germany al home and the bride of Mr. P. G. Farmer. Only  FA R ME R���������������������������II ASS A RD NUPTIA LS  A very pretty home wedding was  solemnized by the Rev. J. A. Dow  Borden Government stands for Canada in any  other sense than as a stop-gap to thc coming Liberal reaction."  This from thc Nation is significant.   But not  more so than an article in thc London Daily News  beat her on thc land and on the sea-���������������������������beat her  sufficiently to impose on her for thc moment  those hard terms of peace which shc thoroughly  deserves. But it is also possible that wc may fail  in these ends, find ourselves completely bankrupt,  and Leader by Sir Harry Johnston, in the course and after four more years of war, bc obliged to  of which he says "the Conference cannot meet too (accept worse terms of peace than wc might get  soon, to go into discussion with the home minis-! now by thinking out what is the very utmost con-  the members of the family were  present. After the bridal dinner  the happy couple were driven to  r Armstrong, from which point they  left the following day for Rossland,  where Mr. Farmer is employed.  The many friends of the bride and  groom wish them much happiness  in their new home.  try. It would be fatuous^-but not too fatuous for  a British ministry���������������������������to decide here on terms of  peace which the Doughter Nations might refuse  to accept. .... Let the British nalion be informed as quickly as may be what arc the irreducible terms of peace which this Imperial Conference recommends. Then let the nation hear,  consider ancl decide. If it agrees with the Conference's conclusions, it knows what it is in for; it  may bc advised that.an indefinite continuation of  the" war and national and imperial ruin are preferable to abating one jot or tittle of our extreme | Empire's resources  cession wc can makO to the Central Powers."  From these writings it is obvious that thinking  Britishers are breaking away from thc overconfident jingoism of the past, which has worked  so disastrously to the nation as a whole. They arc  beginning to see that newspaper optimism and  the chronic failing of most of our writers and  speakers, in daily repeating the time-worn victory  phrases, have not enabled us to get anywhere, and  that if llie Allies are to win even a stalemate clecis-  Mrs. Alex. Dale Passes Away  After an illness covering five  ycars or more, Mrs. Alex. Dale died  at her home Wednesday noon, of  cancer of thc stomach. Deceased  was 50 years of age. She came to  Enderbv live years ago with Mr.  Dale. She won a host of friends by  her uncomplaining disposition even  in the last months of her long illness. The sympathy of the com-  nuinitv   is   extended   to   Mr.   Dale.  don lhere musl come a fuller ulUtalion'of"ihc ^,1^ l!"��������������������������� licS b?tffi!  long  in touch wilh the case. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Thursday, February 1, 1917  more  of civil'  the more I think  of my home in  a hollow tree  HALF-HOLIDAY NOT SETTLED  It docs not appear from thc press of the Province lhat thc question of���������������������������a half-holiday is any  nearer settled than it was before thc plebiscite  was taken a few -weeks ago.  the attitude of the Merchants'  It now seems that  Association of the  i,i'^  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  M.   M.   WAI.ICKR  Published every  Thursday at    Enderby.   R. C. at  $2   p'or  year,   by  thc  Walker   Press.  Advertising Rates:   Transient.  50c an inch first insertion, 23c each subsequent insertion.     Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 1, 1917  various towns in dictating the mid-week half-  holiday to suit their own convenience, and, later,  in a commillcc from thc Merchants' Association  going post-haste to Victoria nnd endeavoring to  get tlie Government to immediately amend the  Act so as to compel thc wholesalers of Vancouver  to give up their Saturday closing and adopt thc  Wednesday afternoon closing, has had the effect  of causing the wholesalers and the clerks to do all  in their power to antagonize the mid-week half-  day oil', and we read in the Province that "an  cll'orl is being made by lhe committee appointed  by thc retail merchants to formulate-*a scheme  whereby the1 difference of opinion which prevails  on lhe half-holiday question will be adjusted in  a manner satisfactory to all trades. Four or five  different closing schemes are being discussed,  among them a Saturday hall'-holiday during the  summer months only, with G o'clock closing all  thc year; no half-holiday, but a 6 o'cock closing  every business clay; a 48-hour week for employees  with, no holidays.  The Province says editorially: "After all, retail  stores -make their living by serving the public,  and if lhcy willingly or unwillingly run counter  to the convenience of lhc public they will not be  able lo obtain business, and thc successful.continuation of business is the vital tiling to bolh employers and employees. . . . To lump-the entire  wholesale and retail trade under one head and  insist-thai business shall bc carried on only by  leave of legislation, which may be thc outcome of  totally unrelated causes, seems absurd and unnecessary. . . . The half-holiday problem seems  one for common sense and common convenience,  nol for paler/nal. legislation."  There is a strong movement to have the Half-  holiday Act amended at the coming session of thc  Provincial Legislature so as to make it more  elastic and taking out of it thc  features.  THE HAPPY FARMER  Thc average farmer thinks the average business  man in the average small town or city is a prince,  and growing rich at the farmers' expense. There  never was a greater error. The average farmer  lias nothing lo compare to the worries of lhe average businessman, at no lime. And in times like  these, thc farmer is in clover while thc businessman is ekeing out an existence in a thistle bed.  So let the farmer go to. The little world of which  he is lord and master offers to no other what it  offers to him today,..and will for many a day lo  come. In a recent article in a coast paper an account is given of a case in point.  Mr and Mrs. R. W. Chalmers of Thrums, B. C..  are making money on a 7-acre farm, and lhis is  how they do il: "Wc keep our cows on the soiling plan"," says Mrs. Chalmers, "lhal is, grow the  crop and cufand feed il lo Ihem.   By this means  class legislation  According to thc Summerland Review all lhc  South Okanagan lake towns are strongly opposed  to thc mid-week half-holiday and in favor of the  week-end. This opposition, which seems to be  general, is causing thc merchants at last to realize  lhat they cannot hope ever to make the in id-week  hall'-holiday popular with the people. And their  experience in this respect is but a repetition of the  experience in other countries and localities where  the mid-week interruption of business has been  attempted-  ORPHAN AT TWO, NOW PRIME MINISTER  we nave no waste and are able to keep six animals; afloat  where before, we could feed only two, and weilo'im  Illustrating thc hatred of the people of England  for David Lloyd George when he first became conspicuous as a reformer in ihe House of Commons,  the story is told, ol" a common dock laborer who  was being' decorated for having rescued a man  from drowning at the risk of his own life. Thc  man was being praised for his bravery. "Tul-lut/'  he replied, "it was nothin' at all; I saw the bloke  md I bought he was a gonnci'.   I swam out  to make sure it wasn't  loughl he was  md rolled 'im over  have increased our production by enriching the I Lloyd George, and pulled 'im lo shore by thc 'air."  land with thc fertilizer the cows give.   We get at-    Today this same Lloyd^ George is the trusted  least two crops per acre, and sometimes as much      ~ '  having  as three  or peas.  Tiro ugh I  affects   the  cows,  atuL  food they can eal, lhcy keep up their yield.  "One point in favor of dairying, we find, is the  daily supply ol* cream, milk or butler gives us a  cash income not once a year as with fruit or grain  bul weekly or monthly, as the ease may be.  "Our rotation of-crops i.s as follows: Fall rye  and vetch, seeded in the fall, can be cut and fed in  the spring earlier than grass is available, and llie  -land is-led through these plants.������������������������������������������������������ \\VI"ollow-this  wilh peas and oats, or barley; cut and feed this  strip, manure it and plough; seed once more lo  millet or buckwheat, or if the season is loo far  advanced. Essex rape. A small silo is a greal help  in economical milk production, and we have  found from practical experience lhat pens and  oats make excellent silage. The skim milk we use  for making pork and faltening broilers. In raising  pullets to maturity quickly and wilh small cosl.  we find it has no equal.  "We keep a large Hock of While Leghorn and  While Wyandottes,' aiid have worked up a large  trade in eggs for breeding and day-old chicks. We  man ol all England. As Prime Minister the pco-  as the orchard is seeded to clover, alfalfa pic look lo him to win the war. He is the big little  As the climate is fairly moist, no heat orj man  in  public  life,  upon  whose shoulders  the  Til ^tlie | peo[TiTMlUvtrj^  war. To him has fallen the responsibility of accomplishing thc big jobs which no. other man  could be. found lo handle. And now, after nearly  every conceivable blunder that could be thought  of has heen perpetrated, this Indomitable li'tle  Welshman is asked to take hold of the War Office  and redeem Britain.  This marvelous little Welshman comes from  humble parentage.- I Icwas left am orphan. aL 2,  hy the death of his father, and was raised by an  uncle, Mr. Richard Lloyd, of Criccielh, now in his  <S'> year. For 08 years this uncle of the Prime  Minister has acted as the unpaid pastor of the  Disciples of Christ Baptist Church, Criccielh, and  has preached each Sunday throughout that period.  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       "  Cull.Boards ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������� ...   5.00     "  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6  13.00  No. 3 Cedar Bevel Siding   ......... 15.00       "  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  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. Send  your mail orders to���������������������������'  FULTON HARDWARE CO., Ltd  z*'  dward  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, L^mmY Enderby  Nothing is moreimportantto thePur  Shipper than doing business with an  Honest���������������������������Reliable���������������������������Responsible���������������������������Safe  Fur House.  "Ship to Shubert"  the largest house in the World dealing  exclusively # in American Raw Furs,  where you will always receive an Accurate  and Liberal Assortment, the Highest Market  Prices and the usual "Shubert" Efficient,  Speedy, Courteous service.  Write for the latest edition of '"Eli* '  ������������������ljilb?rt   Slttuurr"   containing   valuable  Market information you must have.  AO     CUIT-ori-ST   f 25-27 WEST AUSTIN   AVE.  ���������������������������   D.   DHUdLK I, InC. Dept. Cl 17. CHICAGO, U.S.A.  FRESH  EVERY   THURSDAY  GEO. R. SHARPE  WHOLESALE - RETAIL BUTCHER  $>&&$><&������������������^<&$&S>Q^<M&^  ErtJr  TO THE MAN ON THE LAND  Livery, Feed & Sale Stables  ENDERBY, B. C.  Good Rigs;   Careful Driv-  | ers; Draying of all kinds.  Comfortable and Commodious Stabling -for-teams.-'���������������������������-;;  Auto for Hire  Prompt attention to all customers  f     Land-seekers  ancl  Tourists in-  :| vited to give us a trial.  For two years and a hall*, war, red and ruinous,  lias raged through llie world, and slill no decision  lias been readied. Tbctv is reason lo liope lliat  before li)17 closes llie simple for liberty will  bave been won. or bc greatly advanced. Amid tbe  varving  phases of  Ibis  titanic conflict  tlie  fact  USE  or  iring  hoped Ilia I every farmer in Canada will strive to  increase llie food supply of tbe Empire.   A slill  if row pedigreed males Irom llie heaviest layers  for increasing the egg* production of our Hock. By  trap-neslhrg our lavers we arc able to cull out the, . .  * the'small egg lavers. and lale ma-i ?Ull,<ls oul mo1? ^^y ^an ever that agricullurc  '   '       iivers.    We find thai ,s ������������������' supreme importance.    Extraordinary nieas-  ()|-}l    .1S  ;,ij arcs are being taken by lhe allied countries to in-  n(|\vill! crease and encourage production.    It is earnestly  more each.   Every goose matured |  profit in eggs al* 50c per egg ofi -  feediiiLf exnenses almosti powcrlul and unscrupulous enemy openly avows  ! its intention lo try and sink all ships carrying sup-  ! plies lo England during the coming year. In the  tremendous strain yel to come a vital factor will  be an ample and unfailing How of food to England and France. No mailer what dillicullies may  face us thc supreme duly of every man on lhc land  is lo use every Ihought and every energy in the  direction ol" producing more, and still more.���������������������������  Martin Burrell, Minister of Agriculture.-  non-producers  turers and the non-wmlei  young geese are  almost all  clear  pi  Christmas time they are in greal demand.  bring *.'>.5()  should  from  *lf> to  nothing."  *2<  wilh  feeding expenses al  STEEL BARBELS  For your Gasoline or Coal Oii instead o f Leaky Wooden Ones  43 Imp. Gal. Galvanized Barrel,  BLACK  BARRELS AT  LOWER  PRICES  '���������������������������Cheerfulness is the duty of every nation m  time of war. Every man and woman who wears  a cheerful face in'time ol" war is performing a  national duly. There is no reason why you  -should not he cheerful, if you have a clear conscience. You will have that il" you feel you have  done vour dutv." - Sir William  Bobertson.  Write for  particulars to  THE SMART-TURNER MACHINE CO.  LIMITED  HAMILTON, CANADA.  FOR RENT���������������������������Brick collage; six  rooms nnd surface (brick) cellar  nil in good condition and close to  mill.   Apply, Walker Press.  SYNOPSIS Of COAL MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining righls of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, Lhc Yukon Territory, the  Northwest Territories and a portion  of the Province of Brilish Columbia,  may be leased for a lerm of twenty-  one years aL an annual rental of SI  an acre. Nol more Lhan 25(50 acres  will he leased lo one applicant.  Application for a lease musl be  made by lhe applicant in person to  lhe Agcnl of sub-Agent of the district in which rights applied for are  situated.   In   surveyed   territory the land  must be descril5etr~by" sectitfffs", or  legal sub-divisions of sections, and  in unsurveyed territory thc tract  applied for shall bc staked out by  the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of 85 which will be  refunded if llie righls applied for  arc not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the  rate oJ\ five cents per ton. ^   __ _  The person operating the mine  shall furnish the Agent wilh sworn  returns accounting for the full  quantity of merchantable coal  mined an-! pay the royally thereon.  If Ihe ccuil mining rights arc not  operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  Thc lease will include the coal  mining rights only, but.the lessee  may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface righls as may  be considered necessary for thc  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 bf thc Interior.  N.B.-Unaulhorizcd publication of  this advertisement will not be paid  for.���������������������������83575.  c.  P. R. TIMETABLE  Southbound                    Northbound  10.45 lv.       Sicamous         ar. 18.15  11.18                  Mara                  17.58  11.34              Grindrod               17.14  11.49             ENDERBY             10.59  12.15             Armstrong             10.30  13.03                Vernon                15.45  13.25 ar.     Okanagan Ldg     lv.15.30  H. W. BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM  u. P. A.,  Vancouver   Agt.,  Enderb> fi  Thursday, February 1, 1917  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKERS WEEKLY  THE     MINISTER    OF    FINANCE  REQUESTS  THE    PEOPLE    OF    CANADA    TO  BEGIN NOW  TO SAVE MONEY FOR THE  NEXT WAR LOAN  JAN. t, 1*17  DEPARTMENT OP FINANCE  OTTAWA  SOMEBODY'S DARLING  Into a ward of the whitewashed halls  Where the dead and the dying lay,  Wounded by bayonetcs, shells and balls,  Somebody's darling was borne one day.  Somebody's darling! so young and so brave!  Wearing still on his pale sweet face-  Soon to be hid by the dust of the grave  The lingering light of his boyhood's grace  Matted and damp are the curls of gold  Kissing the snow of that fair young brow;  Pale are the lips of delicate mold,  Somebody's darling is dying now, >  Back from the beautiful blue:vcined brow  Brush every wandering silken thread,  Cross his hands on his bosom now,  Somebody's darling is still and dead.  Kiss him for somebody's sake;  Murmur a prayer both soft and low,  One bright curl from its fair mates take���������������������������  They were somebody's pride, you know.  Somebody's hand has rested there;    . 'V  Was.it a mother's soft and white?  -Or have the lips of a sister fair  Been baptised in those waves of light?  s   God.kno\vs best. _Hewassomebody's lovej^  Somebody's heart enshrined him there���������������������������  Somebody wafted his name above,  Night and morn, on the wings of prayer.  Somebody wept when hc marched away,  Looking.so handsome, brave, and grand;  Somebody's kiss on his forehead lay,  Somebody clung to his parting hand.  Somebody 's watching and waiting for him,  Yearning to hold him again to her heart;  And there he lies���������������������������with his blue eyes dim,  And the smiling, child-like lips apart;  Tenderly bury the fair young dead,  Pausing.to drop on his grave a tear;  Carve on the wooden slab o'er his head,  "Somebody's darling slumbers here!"  Thc women who have penetrated the war zone  and have written alone have used thc bleeding  pen. It remained for a woman, Ellen LaMotte,  ~\\ French nurse; iiriitr^bi66kr"Thc"Backwash^of-  War," to draw thc real portrait of thc ravaging  beast. One unforgettable scene she paints of the  dying soldier in thc hospital where tens of thousands have died to the accompaniment of delirious  cries, punctuated by thc chaplain's ten thousand  times reiterated demand:  "Say, 'God, I give my life freely for my  country.'  "I don't want to die, I tell you; curse you, I  don't want to die!" cries thc soldier whocs putrid  wounds had poisoned his dying brain as he  uttered terrible imprecations.  "Say, 'God, 1 give my life freely for my country,'Say,'for my country.'"  "I want to live, I tell you; I want to live!- My  wife, my children!" and the seventeenth victim of  gangrene fell back dead in Ellen's arms that day  and was hurried to the friendly quicklime.  Were there an Ellen LaMotte to chronicle the  like tragedies in thc German, in thc Rumanian,  and in the Russian trench hospitals, the records  might read: V  "Say, 'Premier Trepoff, I give my life gladly,  and the lives of my wife and children that the  Czar my have a winter port on the Bosporus.' "  And the German might be asked to recite his  trench catechism:  "Say, T give my blinded eyes so that Germany  may have her place in the sun."  For each and all of these weak victims let  strong men weap.���������������������������Detroit Journal.  How generous, to be sure: The Bishop of London has sanctioned the use of Emmanuel Church,  Northwood, for Presbyterian services whenever  not required by its own congregation. Thc Presbyterian Church is being used as a military hospital. It is assumed, of course, that the Presbyterians arc doing the same God's work as thc  Bishop is doing.  BOOST!  Boost your city,* boost your friend,  Boosfthe lodge that you attend,  Boost thc street on which you're dwelling,  Boost thc goods that you are selling.  Boost the people round about you,  They might get alcng,without you,  But success will quicker find them  If they know that you're behind them.  Boost for every forward movement,  Boost for every new improvement,  Boost thc man for whom you labor,  Boost lhe stranger and the neighbor.  Cease to be a chronic knocker,  Cease to be a progress blocker,  If you'd make your city better  Boost it to the final letter. ���������������������������Exchange.  ALTOGETHER AMAZING  The war has introduced to us many strange  innovations, and changes, and not thc least of  these is represented in the cinema film, "The Battle of the Somme." It is very wonderful) indeed  to be able to sit in comfort and safety at home  and witness thc passing of events'on the great  battlefields of Europe. Thc drama or tragedy  of war-unfolds itself before ,om% eyes. We sec  thousands of fine lads,, the flower of our youth,  hclmeted and armed to tlie teeth, going into battle  with a smile on their lips and a cheery waive of  the hand as they swing past the recording cinema.  We look on them, still smiling, fixing their bayonets ready for the charge. We see the charge���������������������������  an amazing scene in which men slip silently back  to the trench face, or, with' a weird mechanical  movement, drop in their tracks or stiffen into I  strange shapes. We sec monstrous guns.rearing  heavenward and vomiting forth destruction. The  cinema has achieved a rare triumph in bringing  us face to face with the grim reality of modern  war. There is little romance about it, and less  of holiness. Still.the film is far from depressing.  There is a subtile attraction in thc ceaseless activity that pervades each incident and scene, an  inspiration subtile and sure in the obvious cheerfulness and resolution stamped on the youthful  faces^-whiclLJook at us. as-lhcy. flit l)ast_pn_ the  screen. It is altogether an amazing show. Its  effect is bound to make for good, I'or, if it fails to  inspire us wilh thc pacifists' horror of war, it as  certainly fails lo lessen in thc slightest degree  our inherent love of peace.���������������������������Glasgow Times.  Thousands of acres of the waste lands of England arc this year being brought under cultivation  through the Government contracting with the  owners of tbe land lo take llie crop at a price that  ensures them a profit. The Government is urging  all farmers to grow oats, lhis being found to be  the best cereal i'or the men in the field. One man  tells of his experience tbe past season in reclaiming 136 acres of waste "sod" land, which he broke  up, put. on heavy loads of chalk and artificial  manures and planted wheat, oats, peas, potatoes  and lucerne. Hc spent $6,600 on getting the land  into condition and cleared $8,650 on the crop, or  a net profit of $15 an acre.  They are talking of imposing restrictions upon  women in the Old Country in the matter of dress,  and the idea is advanced that everyone should  wear a uniform. This, it is argued, would lower  the standard of life and place everyone on an  equality in the matter of dress at least. Women  are working and earning as they never did before  in England, and this has made it possible for them  to spend large sums on clothing, furs, etc. It is  argued by others who ask the q ties lion why the  women who earn the money should not spend it  as they choose?  They still have money for jewels in London.  A valuable necklace of 45 pearls, superb in size,  color and matching, which is said to have occupied 23 years to get together, recently was bought  by a dealer for $128,000.  IF WE KNEiV  Could we but draw the curtains  That surround each other's lives,  See the naked heart and spirit,  Know what spur the action gives,  Often we should find it better,  Purer than,we judge we should;  Wc should love each other belter  If we only understood.  Could we judge all deeds by'molives  See the good and bad within,  Often we should love thc sinner, .  All thc while we loathe thc sin;  Could we know the powers working  To o'erthrow integrity,  We should judge each other's errors  With more patient charity.  Ah, we judge each other harshly,  Knowing not life's hidden force;  Knowing not the fount of action  Is less turbid at its source.  Seeing not amid the c\'ilr  All the golden grains of good���������������������������  Oh, we'd love each olher better  If we only understood.  OH,  WHAT'S THE USE  Oh, what's the use,  The cry goes up each day,  .  Oh, what's the use���������������������������  Men sigh and turn away.  Great deeds were never yet attained  By men who turn and sigh:  Defeat is robbed of half ils sting  In knowing that we try.  Come, then, ye craven-hearted,  Let this your motto be:  Unity, faith and grit���������������������������  There lielh victory.   .  AgentWanted!  EMPIRE SEMI-TRIMMED  WALL PAPERS  (Patented)  Xitlonally Advertise!  The Greatest Wall Paper ���������������������������**-.  Uoa of the age.  A TWIST Or THE WBIST  TBIMS    THE    BOLL  No knife, scissora or straight  ���������������������������dge required.  Paper hanging made ' easy,  quicker, cleaner and better.  An energetic agent is wanted in  this locality to show samples and  solicit orders from householders.  Handsomely hound sample books  showing'hundreds of beautiful, ex*  elusive patterns are furnished'  agents free.  Over 2,100 agents art making  luge profits.  Applicants please state occupation, age', and surrounding villages  - can canvass, when full particulars '  will be furnished.  THE  NEW  EMPIRE WALL PAPER  . '' CO.. LIMITED  WINNIPEG    .    27W  Some women prefer martyrdom  rather,than give up/their belief,  especially if it is onc involving a  four shoe on a six foot,    f  MAKE YOUR DOLLARS  FIGHT  AX  THE   FRONT.  .  BUY- '������������������������������������������������������      -  DOMINION OF CANADA  THREE-YEAR  War Savings Certificates  $ 25.OO   FOR   $21.50  50.00      " 43.00  . ioo.oo    "       se.oo  INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES LIMITED TO $1900.  (**. ri*^ I  ^v^^fcl  FOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK  OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE  JAN. 9. 1917.  Finanor   Department  Ottawa  i '_  "VJVf  t *  "'"  *    r  W~l.  V  - ^  ���������������������������  t \,.  r-i.  --^  -.&:-  H  - ,tr:  -���������������������������!?   ������������������  ���������������������������?-'  i ^_-  Objected to Putting Up Hie Price  Here is a cure for high prices:  Jones���������������������������"So lhe coal dealer tried to  put up the price on you. What did  you do?" Brown���������������������������"Refused to put  up the price.'"  If you are nol a cheerful loser you  better make up your mind to be'one  If you have  not paid your  subscription  to the Press  for 1917, it  would be  appreciated  at this time  King Soloman, "in all his glory,"  was only the Brigham Young of his  day.  PROFESSIONAL  Look at expiry date with your  name on paper. If it isn't up to  date will you not bring it up to  date?        The Walker Press  ^ C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  SECRET SOCIETIES  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after th������������������  full moon nt 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  C. H. REEVES  Secretary  J. C. METCALFE  W. M.  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.F.  Hall suitable f���������������������������rConcertu, Dances and all public  antertainmonts.    For rates, ������������������tc, address,  F. FRAVEL. Endtrby  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now (  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  \  11  Thursday, February 1     V^7  il  How Trench Comforts Contributed  to Happiness of Boys at the Front  following letters  thc front:  from  the bovs a I  The ladies of the Enderby Trench [    The many friends of Cpl. Geo.-D.  Comfort Club arc in receipt of thelpalder will be happy to learn that  , he has been awarded the D. S.  medal, the acl for which the medal  was awarded was in rescuing an  ollicer severely wounded under a  killing lire. Cpl. Calder writes:  "Friends of the Tiench Comfort  Club, Iwish lo thank you for the  splendid parcel you sent. I appreciate very much your kindness in  icmembering me. I often think of  Fnderby and all thc friends I made  while there, mid I am glad that they  too, think of me. I hardly know  whal lo write in a letter like this.  I keep the friends posted with my  doings. I am proud to say, too, that  I have won the Military Medal, and  T am sure you will all rejoice with  mc. Thc life is a rough one, but am  content lo know that I am doing  my 'bit' wilh the rest."  Here is-a note from Flight Lieut.  Jas. Glen, which i.s so characteristic  of "Jim," all his friends will enjoy  it: "Just a note to convey lo you  and Ihe Trench Comfort Club my  appreciation* of the remembrance  that arrived safely loday. II was  rather heartbreaking the popularity  thai was mine when the olher boys  recognized the familiar Neilson's  chocolates, for, although we are in  the Imperial'service, all bul two of  thc pilots in the wing are Canadians, consequently I had a box of  chocolates and then J didn't in just  as many seconds. They were awfully good though, so please accept  my thanks on behalf of those who  partook.  "One olher item T feel I should  mention while f am writing. As  you know, mosl of the other Fnderby boys are in the Irenches, or close  behind ihe lines. At v the outside  they arc only allowed the very necessities, and often, owing lo circumstances, must dispense with  even these. Consequently, small  parcels coming through the mail  arc just simply Godsends. In this  service I have all the personal baggage I wish, clean, warm living  accommodations, and the best of  everything that can be procured. Tn  view of all this, I feel more or less  [ am nol entitled lo thc consideration the others from Endcrhy  should have. Remember, I want  you lo fully understand, I appreciate thoroughly the thoughtfulness  and kindness of the Fnderby people, but please, if my wishes in the  matter count for anything, don't  any one of thc others  kindness to "me."  about it cither, but we are learning  more every day. I wish they would  take me to France. I do not expect  I will ever live in Enderby again,  but I will be back to see my old  friends once more. I was out for  a walk yesterday, and was taken  for a ride in a car hy some kind-  hearted fellow. Wc saw some  lovely places and made thc clay  pass much better."  neglect  through  Sergt.  J.  A.  Green writes from  Witley Camp: "I was very much  surprised to receive a parcel from  your club this morning, and I have  to lhank you all for your kindness.  Anything from Canada always  looks good to the hoys here. There  was one mistake that you made and  thai was in addressing it to France.  Although the most of our battalion  have gone over, I have not had the  luck to get that far yet, having been  held back on account of being in  hospital after I landed here. But  hope to be in France around lhe 1st  of February. They give everybody  a pretty hard test before allowing  them lo cross the channel. I am at  present with the Canadian military  police, but we may be ordered  across any day. One' never knows  how soon they are going when th'-v  get on this side. 1 have met a couple  of the Enderby boys here and thev  are getting along line. Rut don't  think anv of Ihem would ever care  Battery Capt. Pat Mown!: "Very  many thanks-for parcel which I received today from Enderby Trench  Comfort Club, and which we all  enjoyed so much. Please thank  others for me as I cannol write io  each personally as I would like to.  Also thanks very much for other  parcel of tobacco which arrived 0.  K. and which I distributed to as  many 13. C. boys as I could lind on  my battery. Am getting along fairly  well, but sincerely hope that this  will be lhe last New Year I sit oul  in the trenches, as I've had quite  enough, and am quite ready lc go  back to Enderby."  Ptc. W. II. Embrcy: "I received  your parcel on thc 5th January, and  wish to thank you all for the many  useful articles enclosed. They were  in tine condition. Although not yel  in the trenches it is very nice to  feel that wc are not quite forgotten  by the homefolk. We are getting  rain, rain, rain, then it leaves oil'  for a very liltle while and starts in  again as fresh as ever. I have had  a bad attack of diphtheria, but am  getting along line now. Remember  me especially lo thc lady, Miss  Realtie, for her pairs of socks; also  to Mrs. Mitchell."  to stay  Canada  in  England after li  in  Pte. G. M. Cowan: "I lake great  pleasure in thanking you and the  members of your valuable club for  your useful and extremely well put-  iip Chistmas package. I can surely  say that the many friends at home  have done everything in their! nol get downhearted if things are  power to make life happy here this I nol just what they should be, for  Christmas.    Every article was high-'you tlo not know in Enderby there  is ;i war on.   We do nol know much  Ptc. H. A. Preston sends this  toothsome bit: "I received your  parcel Jan. Gth, and I thank you all.  The articles were very nice and all  thc boys in our hut wish me, to  send their thanks also, as,, you see,  all parcels that come to lhc boys in  our hut we divide up amongst the  bunch. I was rather amused when  I unpacked lhc parcel and came to  the chewing tobacco and tooth  brush, ft caused lots of laughter,  being as they have drawn all my  teeth. Nevertheless, the chewing  gum was soon fixed, as lhal is whal  the boys like, and especially the  chewing tobacco. II had lo bc cut  up into 33 pieces lo go around, as  thai is thc kind of tobacco lhe boys  cannol get in this counlry."  Ptc.' E. E. Wheeler sends this  newsy teller: "I received the parcel  from you last week and was pleased  to gel it, for it was a line parcel,  and I can sec myself that the  friends we have in Enderby arc  trying lo make us happy, and anything from home is sure good to get.  I wish you would thank all the people who are sending (he;e things  . to us, as I cannot write Ihem all. F  j I bought il was a joke for you to pul  a candle, writing paper and a pencil, so I would write. We are ail  pretty near broke, but I can manage to gel writing papur yet. I am  keeping what you sent till some  lime I want to write a letter and  have nothing to write on, then I  will write to you on ii. f suppose  things are going slow in Enderby,  but this place is thc limit. I have  had good limes since I came, and  also have had rather dull times.   Do  Pie. Harry Bogert: "I wish to  lhank thc Enderby Trench Comfort  Club and all its patrons, for the  nice parcel they sent mc, which I  received on the 5th January in firsl-  class condition. The cigarettes are  things that are required every day.  and the socks are things that we all  want because our feet arc wet  nearly all the lime, and it certainly  is a treat to have dry socks. Am in  perfect health after sixteen months  of France."  Ples. Kenneth S.r'ckland and Jas.  Pound join in these few lines to  their Enderby friends: "Just a line  lo show our appreciation for the  kindness the people of Enderby  have shown in sending those lovely  parcels to the boys over here. Wc  received ours thc day before Xmas  and they sure helped to cheer up a  dull Xmas dav."  wilh a small savings account. Certificates of these denominations are  obtainable on application to any  bank or postal money order oflice.  The prices are $21.50, $43 and $8(5  respectively; that is to say, for  $21.50 lent now to the Government  $25 will be returned at the end of  three years; for $43 lent now, $50  will be returned, and for $86 lent  now $100 will be returned; which  means interest on your money at  thc rate of 5 per cent, with no risk  of losing and no cost in thc transaction. Provision is made whereby the certificates may bc surrendered at any time during thc first 12  months at their purchase price;  after 12 months, but within 24  months, at $22.25; and after 24  months but within 3(5 months, at  $23.25 for every $21.50 lent. The  plan is designed to give the general  public the opportunity of contributing by their savings to the winning of the war, and at thc same  time lo encourage and promote individual thrift and economy in  every class of individual iii the  Dominion.  GILLETT  sat * LYE V  CLEANS-DISINFECTS.  appreciated."  We carry~arlrtinds"of  FEED  OATS. $1.70 & $1.80 per 100   WflEA'IV-No.l, local.$2.00 per 100  BARLEY CHOP $2.20 per 100   OAT  CHOP    ...$1.80  per  100  Bran, Sharp, Middlings and While  Flour Middlings.  "  It wi 11 payyou'To use OI IVCA K E M E AI. for you r slock.  Fl YE ROSES FLOUR arriving, this  week.  Pte. JVE. Pacey: "I wish to'thank  the iadies and gentlemen of thc Enderby Trench Comfort Club for  sending me such a lovely present,  which I received on the 28th Dec.  1 must say 1 enjoyed the contents of  the parcel very much."  Cpl. G. Smedley: "Thanks very  much for the parcel you sent lo me.  Please convey my giatitude to those  concerned in this very generous  movement. You cannot over estimate the appreciation wilh which  your parcels are.received." -  HOW ALL CAN HELP  Thc announcement of thc Minister of Finance to be found in anolher column, in connection wilh  the new campaign for greater national saving and the larger participation of lhc ' general public in  financing Canada's war expenditure, and furnishing Imperial credits for thc purchase of munitions,  will no doubt meet wilh a ready  response from this dislrict. The  issue of war saving certificates maturing in three vears, in denominations of $25, $50 and $100, will  meet the requirements of the man  Auction Sale!  on SATURDAY, FEB. 10, at 1.30 p.m.  4  BALANCE OF EFFECTS OF ENDERBY HOTEL, CONSISTING OF:  Contents of 10'bedrooms  Beds, Bedroom  Suites  Large quantity of Dishes  One Sewing Machine  Onc large Writing Desk  Carpets, Linoleums  Bar and Barber Shop with Fixtures  Onc Overland Bicycle  THERE WILL ALSO BE SOLD AT THE SAME TIME:  Two Milch Cows  Two Yearling Heifers  Large number of good chickens  Two Milch Cows, newly calved  Onc Yorkshire Sow in pig  'PERMS CASH���������������������������NO RESERVE  C. E. W. CREED  Auctioneer  Armstrong*  Rink  Skating every afternoon and  evening. Band in attendance every Tuesday evening.  DILL BROS.  Gents' Furnishings  and Groceries  Barkman  Enderby Music Store  All Prices Lower  than ever  We are going out of business this time.  Look at these for prices:  FIVE-O'CLOCK TEA SETS, 11 pieces  ..$.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 Ine of  f*%fnrfcPf1AQ ^lour, Feed and Cereals,  yjl UOCJ. 1C^ which   are always fresh  and prices low.  Ous Motto-''QUALITY AND SERVICE''  TEECE & SON,  "PHONE 48*  Bell Block, Enderby  "PRODUCE MORE IN 1917"���������������������������Hon. Martin Burrell, Dominion Minister of ARriculturo.  ROYAL STANDARD  FIELD SEEDS  "We are extending our already extensive field seed business I'or  1!)17. It is the desire of the Canadian Government that the people produce as much as possible during the ensuing year, and we  are arranging with the leading dealers throughout British Columbia and Alberta to carry a complete line of ROYAL STANDARD FIELD SEEDS. These seeds are the choicest it i.s possible  lo secure in the World's Markets. They are Government inspected and carefully selected for purity.  Seeds should he purchased early as prices inevitably advance as the Season progresses. In all probability the market  will be short and it will be dillicull later in the year to make purchases.  Order ROYAL STANDARD Field Seeds NOW. If your  dealer cannot supply you write us and we will ship lo you  direct.  WRITC  TODAY  FOR   FULL  INFORMATION   AND   PRICE   LIST  Vancouver Milling & Grain Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  |hose who, from time to time, have funds requiring  investment may purchase  AT PAR  DOMINION OF CANADA DEBENTURE STOCK  IN  SUMS  OF $500 OR ANY  MULTIPLE THEREOF.  Principal repayable 1st October, 1919.  Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by cheque (free of exchange at  any chartered Bank in Canada) at the rate of five per cent per annum from the date of  purchase.  Holders of this stock will have the privilege of surrendering at par and accrued interest,  as the equivalent of cash, in payment of any allotment made under any future war loan issue  in Canada other than an issue of Treasury Bills or other like short date security.  Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.  A commission of one-quarter of one per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and  stock brokers on allotments made in respect of applications for this stock which bear their  stamp.  For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Ottawa.  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, OTTAWA,  OCTOBER 7th, 1916.  I  Remember the meeting, of the  Trench Ccimfort Club, to be held at  the City Hall to morrow (Friday)  afternoon at 3 o'clock. All who are  interested in the work of the club  are urged to attend.  Thc Red Cross market stall will  be held next Saturday afternoon.  All donations will be thankfully received.  WANTED���������������������������A girl or woman to help do  cooking and housework. Apply, Mrs.  A. Tomkinson, Grindrod. fl-tf  MATERNITY NURSING. Mrs.West,  Enderby. m4-tf

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