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 Enderby, B. C, March 8, 1917  AND      WALKER'S       W E E K L Y  Vol. 10; No. 2;  Whole No. ,454  Agricultural Experts Make Live  Suggestions on Dairying and Stock  Agricullural experts from thc  Department at Victoria came in  to the Okanagan last Saturday and  addiessed , afternoon meetings at  Grindrod and Enderby. Both  meetings being held, at- the same  hour, the crowd attending each  was somewhat reduced, though at  both meetings the number of interested farmers showed -an increase  over similar meetings held in the  past.  The meeting at Grindrod was addressed by Dr. Knight, on live  stock' ailments;  Mr.  E.  Hogan  on  , the  treatment  of  soil   and  crops,  and  Mr.  Terry  on  poultry.    The  ' Enderby meeting was addressed by  Mr." Waincko on dairying, and Mr.  Hopkins, assistant live stock commissioner, on live stock. Mr. Hop-  skills was simply substituting for  Prof. J. A. McLean, who "was unable  - to be present. -  - Mr. Waincko is not a stranger to  an Enderby audience, nor is he a  stranger to the district. He knows  lhc great-possibilities of the district for the fuller development of  dairying, and his message to the  farmers here was' one of certain  encouragement and unshaken confidence. He said conditions here  show certain improvement; the  success of the creamery at "Armstrong, which makes a ready mar-  kef for the cream output of the district, and the steady demand for  the butter output, gives the dairyman, large and small, all they could  wish for'in this respect. The next  question, and a very important onc  to his mind, is that of "quality."  He said the dairymen of the Provinces to the east of us, Alberta  and Saskatchewan, are better organized, and  their creameries are  ~1 argerVancnongcT~cstabl i sliecl VV\T  a consequence they have learned  the great importance of properly  caring for and preserving the  cream. No buttermaker can make  first quality butler out of second or  third quality cream. And it is in  this respect that the creameries of  these Provinces musl outstrip us if  -we do  not watch  the  cream  and  bring it up  to first standard.  The points emphasized by Mr.  Waincko were, cleanliness���������������������������in thc  milking, in thc stabling, and in  lhc milkroom,���������������������������temperature at  which the cream should be kept  while wailing shipment to the  ���������������������������creamery,-and. thc feeding of the  milch cows. The importance of  Ihe first condition���������������������������cleanliness���������������������������is  he said, pretty well understood, but  not so carefully adhered fo. The  importance of thc second condition is possibly not as well understood as it should be. He impressed  this point upon his hearers, that all  cream should be cooled to 55 degrees and kept at this temperature  while awaiting shipment. If this  rule were adhered to, he said, there  would seldom be any complaint  heard about cream being in poor  condition, cveni if lit were ke'pt  three days or more. t He advocated  strongly crejaknery sjhip.'me'nts %o'  be made at least ever third day in  cold weather, and every other day  ���������������������������in the summer time.  He advised against making lhe  cream thin, as many do, in the vain  hope of getting more for their output from the creamery.   Hc said it  was a great mistake. Thin cream  goes sour more quickly than that  of the proper quality, the shipper  gets paid only for the butterfat it  contains, and loses the milk which  should have been skimmed off and  fed on the farm. Keep, the skim-  milk at home and feed it to the  calves,  the  pigs  or. the. chickens.  The matter of feeding was of the  greatest importance. Many cows  are kept on the farm which do not  pay simply because they are not  sufficiently fed. Mr. Waincko gave  it as his opinion that a great majority of the. dairy cows in B.C. are  underfed. "It takes a certain amount  of feed to keep the life iii the cow.  We must feed more than the maintenance ration otherwise we' shall  not get the hiilk supply. Properly  feed, "any Tco\y kept; in the dairy  herd"should average 20'pound of  milk a^day for 300 days in the year.  Cows that do not do" this are the  ones to weed .out. .   (<  The speaker strongly encouraged  the building-of-silos on< the- farm.  Questioned-by hay��������������������������� men as to'why  the silo{feed-was any better than  tlie same grasses made into hay,"he  said there was no difference in the  amount  of  nouishment   contained  in the feed, but, owing to its succulence the cows relished -the silo  feed and took more of it,- and it  was in a condition to give moisture,  to   the   animal   and ' not    require  moisture for its assimilation,'therefor it was a better milk .producer  than if the same were given, in the  form of hay.    He������������������said it was essential for the dairyman to have a  silo or two, if he was going to. get  what he should' out of his cows.  The  object  should  be  to  prepare  "ZZ^oTZ:^ News (votes of Enderby. arid District.  yet, hc was informed the farmers  were not supporting their own organization, and he asked the question pointedly: "Why is this,  men?" :  Mr. Hopkins spoke strongly on  the advisability of inaugurating  the live stock competitions for thc  boys and girls of thc district. He  refeired to the excellent results  obtained in oth-r localities ih the  Province where these competitions  are annuall held. Some of the best  farm stock he had inspected in the  Province was that, raised and  cared for by the boys and girls.  It requires but six boys or six girls  to get a competition going, and the  prizes are well worth, striving for,  besides, it creates an" interest iri,  this branch of Jhe farm which  otherwise 'Would   not  be   created.  The speaker urged closer .cooperative selling and buying by the  fanners,- and .produced figures ,to  show what other, .localities" have  don*������������������ and are doing. He wras particularly interested in the work  which is going on-' in developing  the sheep raising industry, in .this  Province/ and' told' of .two:*prdmih-  ent" sheep raisers in 'Alberta who  are calculating on coming to B.C.  provided a suitable range can be  found, and bri iging with them  flocks of 50,000 sheep, with the  object of working up to 100,000*  or more.  . Briefly Told.for Busy Readers  Evan Harris last wfeek [joined | The invincible Eds have it. There  the forces for Overseas at Vernon.' are four of them: Ed Dill, Ed Mack,  Europe    is    a    disease   that    is. Ed    Forrester"   and,  Ed    Harkins.,  slowly starving the world to saiiity They are the boss curlers by the  or deaUi.    ��������������������������������������������� "I name of Ed.   And, combined, they  /Born���������������������������At their-home in Vernon,! are known as the Ed.ririk. The  March 6th, to Mr. and ��������������������������� Mrs.-R. J. town has had four of the best  Jones, a son. *    -   pushers of the stanes organized ,in-  Born���������������������������At the Enderby Hospital, an opposing .rink: Messrs. Scott,  March 6th, to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald, Dow; Kcitlv and Reeves. And they  Graham, a son.   "'  \ tried by every means to beat them.  Born���������������������������At their Armstrong home,'They, did it once. But that was  Feb. 23rd, to Mr., and Mrs. Alwyn. when the Eds had been up late the  Buckley, a son. | night before.    They haven't .done  The Trench Comfort Club sent a it since, though the last two games  box  of 25  pairs -of  home-knitted  were close from start to finish.    -  sox  to the boys at the  front the  DEATH OF F. T. JACKSON  The death of F.T. Jackson, manager'   of , the' . Okanagan    Unitedv-  Growers,   which   occurred" at 'his *  home in "Vernon- last;wcek;:- will; be ���������������������������'  a'-severe bldw.yto-thevshipping-'or-  past week.   ',  The Girls' Red Cross Auxiliary  made something over $60 at, their  sleigh ride and whist drive last  Friday evening. V "* " l������������������������������������������������������" _ ;-  . "The. annual"meeting ;of" the ^Enderby Growers' Associatibri^will be .... .- , -.-,.��������������������������� T-  tield at 'the office of the association! Sanation.. qf the. Okqnagan.^.Nq.  on Tuesday, Mch/13th ,at 2.30 p.m.;jman   had ...a * better, grasp, of-the  '-V  /'  Si>'~  ���������������������������T'il  1 i.-l]  Another Enderby boy has died'.  BLIND POSTMASTER GONE  Mr. H. D. Baxter returned from  LeSueur Centre, Minn., this week,  where he had been for two months  settling up thc estate of his father  and mother. Mr. Baxter was called  east the latter part of December by  thc death of his father.    He was  uuu^iu'   i u    .1 <a    lsu niarket .situation af>all"tiriies;thaii  a-hero^dea^ ���������������������������<������������������}\ ^77 "-.  Peelers   appearing- on   the  list  of.Pc^iflicult;to find a man with, his; ;. -f  killed in action under date of MaN organizing- ability.   . Since   taking, ,.y  hold.of the shipping ^organization-  of the Valley, two years ago, Mr.'  Jackson, ������������������������������������������������������ by    his    untiring    zeal/'V  brought  the  concern  out'of. difficulty and placed it upon a permanent  solid  basis. ��������������������������� He  was  a   comparatively young man,, 45 years'of.  5th. - ;-   '- .     '���������������������������  Edward Carpenter, who is perhaps Ihe most travelled writer .Jn  the world today, .says that civilization is a disease which no nation  has ever recovered from.  Somebody   has   truely   said   that  no lown will, grow whose people |aSe> and a nativc of-Mount Pleasant  are untrue to it, and that the pros- Iowu- / He located, in Armstrong  perity of a town depends upon the about lo >'ears ag0- and sincc that  at hQme but a few weeks when his  the silage so as to feed thc grasses l.aged  mother JoMowe^Jiejy ni^e���������������������������-  in succulent form the following j each going with scarce a day of  summer when there is no feed of sickness, and fully satisfied with  this nature for the animals. having done their work  faithfully  In building the silo the object  should be to exclude all air from  the silage, and in order lo do this  the grasses must bc dampened,  even if waler-has to be fed inlo  the silo with the grasses, ahd thc  almost up to the hour of departure-  Mr. Baxter was in his 8'lth year  and his faithful wife in her 79lh.  For forty-three years Mr. Baxter  had been postmaster of LeSueur  Centre.     Some   years   ago   he   be-  grcat feature in thc filling of the* came stone ,,,i,ul- Bul lhis <Ii(l not  silo is in having il thoroughly. in-nny way interfere with his effi-  packed by treading. jciency as postmaster, and  hc was  Calves should be fed on the basis "ot relieved of the position by the  of onc pound of milk to eight postoffice department. Some years  pounds of calf per dav. The! ago the newspapers got hold of lhe  speaker urged that a record be!story, and many interesting articles  kept of the performance of every we,'c publistted  telling about "the  confidence the people have in it.  Maj. T. LeDuc is expected tc. arrive in Armstrong this week. No  man has made a better name for  himself at the front than Major LeDuc, and his friends of thc Okanagan wjH_be gla_cj.tp_\velcpjne..him  time   had    devoted   his  efforts   to -  furthering various agricultural or-.  ganizations   for    the    handling,of  farming products.   A wife and two  children survive him. "  on his return.  Food riots in thc United States  are only the logicl outcome of the  policy adopted by our genial Uncle  Samuel in shipping food out of the  country and gold in. Our cousins  to  CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND  ".The treasurer of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund acknowledges the  following contributions received  since publication of the lasflist: -   1  H.  A Teece    8 5.00  R. E. T. Forster     2.00  the south are beginning to findj'W. J. Fenton       1.00  cow, and said nothing pays better.  Following Mr. Waincko, the secretary of the Farmers' Institute, Mr.  Little, urged all farmers to renew  their membership in thc Institute.  He told ofthe scveial competitions  which are to be held this season,  and urged members to actively cooperate in the season's operations.  Mr. Hopkins followed. He spoke  in general terms in the matter of  ailments to farm animals, and laid  down as a rule that two-thirds of  the ailments to animals on the  farm come from food troubles,  which could be avoided if farmers  would study more closely the relative food constituents of the feed  given. He referred to the feed situation as he found it in Enderby.  He had priced the feeds at the  stores and also at the Growers' Exchange, and found a difference of  from 5 to 20 per cent in favor of  the    Growers'   Association.     This  Blind Postmaster of LeSueur."  For many years the wife was  eyes for her husband, and when  he went, it was but natural that the  "eyes" should go too. They leave  four boys, two of whom, with their  families, have been recognized as  valued citizens of Enderby district for several years.  A clergyman had taught an old  man in his parish to read, and  found him an apt pupil. When he  called al lhe cottage some time later  only the wife was at home.  "How's John?" he asked.  "Very well, thank you."  "I suppose he can read the. Bible  comfortably now?"  "Bible, sir? Bless you, he was  out of the Bible and into the sporting papers long ago."  i    ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Is there any ambition more noble  than to be a producer of the necessaries of life when the Empire is  calling for food!  out that gold makes a poor diet.  Reserved scats are going rapidly  for the Somme pictures; to bc  shown in the Opera House Saturday evening, March 21th. Mere is  an opportunity to sec what real  war means. "So vivid are the pictures," says the Liverpool Courier,  "that you almost hear the word  of command that sends the men  scrambling over the parapets of  the trench."  Writing from Coronation, II. Gildemeester tells of suffering severe  loss the past season; first by .having 100 acres of crop almost totally  destroyed hy hail, and then having  the little that recovered frozen in  August. To cap lhis, he had to go  to the hospital al Calgary and undergo' an operation, all of which  left him worse off at the season's  close than when il opened.  Thos. Woods returned to Enderby the past week from a trip as  far south as Mexico. He brought  home wilh him a few one cent  Mexican stamps which he bought  at the postoffice, paying 2 l-2c each  for them. This is probably the  Mexican's way of getting i\- war-  fund reserve. Mr. Woods left on  Tuesday for his wheal ranch Tn'  Sasketchcwan, to prepare for big  spring planting.  B. J. Carlson       1.00  Dr, If. W. Keith     5.00  Wm. -Jones- ...- -.   -1.00 ���������������������������  Mrs.   Geo.   Folkard       1.00  Mrs. Geo. Brown  Andrew   Paul   ..  1.00  LOO  W. .J  Donaldson      ...    3.00  R. J. Turner     .. .    3.00  G. W. S. Pemberton .....  ...    5.00  E.   Harrop   ....'.-.   .. .    1.00  A  Friend .".   ...      .50  Mrs. G. Murdoch      ...    LOO  Royal Murdoch   *..*..  .. .      .50  Jno. Miller   ...      .25  ...    LOO  J.  Wvnnt    -....*   ...    1.00  Mrs. W. Mack   .. .    2.00  Miss Thomas     ...    1.00  Red Cross Tea Rooms ...  ...    5.00  Miss A. 13. Faulkner   ...    2.00  1.00  y;   .      .'    ,   .  $50.4 5^  While a Maryland woman with her  two daughters was taking her intoxicated son home, Ihe youth fell  into a canal. The mother plunged  in to save him and both drowned.  You are missing a rare trcal if  you fail lo enjoy (hat chicken dinner at the King Edward Sunday  evening.  Whal person is so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  -- J_\\  ��������������������������� -- V.fl  v * S\\  ; Ml THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, March 8, 1917  iHe who dares to bet,  himself  .  is a cinder  blown into the eyes |f  of the ungodly  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  II.   M.   W.VI.KEK  Published ev r ���������������������������   Thursday at    Enderby.   Ii. C. at  $2   per   year,   by   the  Walker   Press. "   Advertising Kates:   Transient,  50c an inch first insertion, 23c each subsequent insertion.     Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1917  AGRICULTURAL CREDITS AT AN END ?  The Agricultural Credits Commission is wilhin  $100,000 of tlie limit of* lhc sum il has at. ils disposal I'or Farm loans in lhis Province. The proceeds ol* the million-dollar farm loan floated lasl  year amounted lo $847,200. The'applications for  loans under lhe Acl number 1300, and lhc loans  ���������������������������asked for amount lo $2,647,240. Of these, 377  loans have been made, aggregating $740,450.  "Actual  cash   has  been   forwarded   lo   lhc  applicants in a greal many instances, and in others  where    lhe   applications   have   been    favorably  passed upon lhe delay in making lhc loan  has  been because of lhe fact that the requirements of  llie Acl willi rcspecl lo lhe filing of indefeasible  titles in many cases have nol yel been met.   As  soon  as  title' papers  have been  completed   lhe.  baord will give lhe farmers the money.    When |  these loans have been made, il is probable this1  will end lhc loans lo be made under lhe Acl for'  some lime lo come.   11 is said by those who arc  in a position lo know lhal il would be impossible  lo lloat anolher loan on a favorable basis.  AVAR INFORMATION BUREAU  *) ^������������������������������������������������������i^^^b^^m        - SS~7'. ���������������������������  This is the crucial and, it is to be hoped, the  final year of war. The armies andThe munitions  factories of the Allies are trained and organized  for a supreme, united effort- The maintenance  of an adequate food supply is vital to the success  of this final mighty effort. In this crisis, lion.  Martin Burrell, minister'agriculture, feels it is a  privilege and duly of his Department fo lend aid  in all possible ways. In striving for maximum  production lhis year, many farmers will meet  wilh dillicullies demanding prompt solution.  The resources of the Department, have been put  a I lhe disposal of the farmers of lhc country,  and, lesl lhere should be any uncertainty as to  where lo address enquiries and requests on mailers lhal do nol seem to come exactly within the  scope of lhe ollicers of thc Experimental Farms  branch, il has been decided lo open an Information Bureau. Any leller addressed lo lhe Information Bureau, Department Agricullurc, Ottawa,  will be.handed lo lhc proper ollicer wilhoul delay  and will be replied lo promptly.  Mr. J. Ii. Griswald, director of Experimental  Farms, writing in lhc March "Seasonable Hinls,"  says: "The extraordinarily high prices lhat have  rewarded lhe efforts of the farmer in 1916 appear likely to continue, nol lo say improve, for  some lime yet. Thc fact thai prices arc high for  all, and not merely .for certain, agricullural products is of importance and advantage to us as  farmers generally, since there will not be that  rush lo change lines of effort lhat would almost  certainly have been lhc case had prices for any  particular product or class of products, ruled  abnormally high as compared wilh average  prices ol" certain olher products. We are for this  reason, each of us in a position to bend our every  effort toward greater production, each along his  own line, and no lime or energy is likely fo bc  wasted in trying lo learn details of operating  along some other, apparently more profitable,  line." The only exception lo this is probably thc  bright future there seems lobe for the live stock  man. Prices for grains and forage crops  likely lo go clown shortly after lhe war ceases,  bul prices" for live siock of most sorts are almost  certain lo remain high for many years. Thc beginning of lhc new crop year is lhe lime for lhe  grain farmer lo plan lo go into some line of live  stock breeding or feeding; il is also Lhe lime for  lhe breeder to plan for larger and better herds  and Hocks,of heller handled and.belter fed stock.  The generous feeding of our live stock of, all  kinds" al all limes is of thc greatest importance  imaginable and is thc only profitable way to  haiuilc Ihem. Such methods mean belter stock,  lower cost, of product and greater profits. -It  involves a little'more care in crop planning in  lhe spring and a lillle more liberalily in feeding  al all limes, but tlie results in increased products,  lower unit costs, and belter prices are more than  likely lo much more lhan make up i'or the extra  trouble and increased feed bill."  Il perhaps is absurd lo talk gardening wilh a  foot or more of snow slill covering lhe ground,  bul lhis is lhe first garden-making monlh, and  upon whal is done lhis month will depend  lhe  V^rt^TVcyrfaiiiTrc-(7lVuindl-rouiul-vegelable-p  Hint will mean something more lo the home (ban  a week or Iwo of hard work and a pesky lol of  weeds* lo pull. Now is lhe lime for those who are  wilhoul greenhouse facilities lo make up hotbeds and sow early onions and leeks, artichokes,  celery, egg-planl. peppers, cauliflower and early  cabbage. A week of warm weather will end the,  snow.' As soon as the frost-is out and lhe-ground  -iuis'_ddccLeiio.ugli:To__\vallv_Qn:_ii:i.llio.ul slicking,  sow carrots, heels, spinach, parsley and several  rows of different' varieties of peas. Lordy! ll  makes a fellow feel heller jusl lo la Ik about il!  DOES NOT FEAR HONEST CRITICISM  It would scCni lhal the returns- from the National Service campaign have not been in any  measure complete, and lhc dale for final closing  has been extended lo lhe 31st ol" lhis month. Any  person who has failed lo sign onc of lhe National  Service cards will have until March 31st to do it.  These cards are lo be obtained from any postmaster upon application.  SEED GRAIN IS ASSURED  Are you going* to do any  Building or Repairing"  This Season?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  No. 4 Fioo ring 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  WSl  rd  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel,  ���������������������������P.-H; MURPHY  Proprietor  Enderby  ��������������������������� IWIH W^M TJWW*���������������������������TOBI'i  The Greatest War Pictures ever shown  to the World, will be shown in Enderby  SATURDAY EVE, MARCH 24, 1917.  Prices,  75c, 50c and 25c; no higher  Reserved Seats ,npw on sale.    See plan at the office of  THE WALKER PRESS-75c  If you want to live in thc kind of  town   ��������������������������� '    * '' '*' "7'  Like the kind of town you like,  You needn't slip your clothes in a  grip  And start a long, long hike.  You'll   only   find   what   you   left  behind,  For there's nothing that's really  new.  It's a knock at yourself when you  knock your town:  It isn't your town���������������������������it's YOU;  F R E S H  The Toronto (ilobe quotes wilh approval lhe  London Times which recently said lhat "the new  Lloyd-f.eorije government is rapidly and ri^hlly  receiving ils share ol" criticism. The ('lobe adds  lhal "To those in Canada who would shut-down  criticism il is refreshing lo hear the Thunderer  stale tha "every (iovernnienl is lhe heller for it,  so lon^ as critics are honest and informed."  No one will find fault with this slalemenl- The  Borden (iovernnienl has never objected lo jusl  and honesl criticism. In fact is has welcomed il.  Bul il certainly cannol be held hy anyone lhal  criticism of lhe Borden (.Iovernnienl has always  been "honest and informed." Much of il has  been, purely political, particularly by such men  as Carvell/Kyle and (iraham. These men thrive  on falsehood and misinformation, and Iheir attacks on Sir Robert 'Borden and his colleagues  have always been tinctured wilh personal malice  and a low'brand ol" political partisanship. Thai  brand of criticism is not in the public interest.  11 makes us rather enjoy silthu; in the lap of  Winler, wilh Spring jusl around the corner.  Last fall owing to lhc large amount of rust in  the west there Ihrealcned lo be a serious shortage |  ol'V|(Tot{ seed^rtriirfor^lhis^caTr���������������������������The^si I nation*  was worse even in the Uniled Slates. American  buyers were invading Western Canada and lhe  outlook was serious. The (iovernnienl decided  lo take action and a commission was appointed  lo buy up seed grain. No publicity was given to  lhe. commission; publicity would have killed the  project. Working, quietly and co-operating ...with  lhe municipalities''Ihe commission purchased  large quanlilies oVgood seed grain._VT.d*lay_thc.  Dominion has stored in the Governmenl. elevators in the Wesl a quantity which it is estimated is sullicienl lo meel all the requirements  I lhis spring of lhe Prairie Provinces. The Government advanced the money for lhe purchase and  lhe grain will be. sold al cost.  Tlie promply action of the Government has  meant millions ol" dollars lo thc counlry, for if  lhe action had nol been laken Western Canada  might have been without seed or else have had j  poor seed for this year's crop, so vitally needed  I'or the Empire and lhe Allies- This is only one  example of lhe many ways in which lhe Government is acting in lhe public interest al the present  lime, publicity of which is nol given.  Mr. J. E. Crane lhis week received an oiler  from a fruit merchant in lhe Northwest, who  react Mr. Crane's advertisement in The Press,  saying he is prepared lo lake from him all the  small' fruit he can ship from Enderby. This  merchant has lhe financial backing, and is in  louch with a large market. Me wants lo handle  the I'ruil direct from the grower to lhe consumer,  in order lo pul il on lhe'market fresher lhan he  can gel il from the wholesalers.  AI the present price of eggs, he is lucky who  can all'ord more than the cackle���������������������������and lo lei lhe  wife do lhal.  EVERY   THURSDAY  GEO. R. SHARPE  WHOLESALE - RETAIL BUTCHER  IE. J. Mack  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  Lancl-seekevs  and Tourists in-,  vited to give us a trial.  ��������������������������� ^>$><M*4>$><M>3>$><$4k$><^^  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan ancl  Alberla, thc Yukon Territory, -the  Norlhwesl Territories and a portion  of the Province of British Columbia,  may be leased for a term of twenly-  or.e years al an annual rental of ������������������51  an acre. Not more than 25G0 acres  will be leased lo one applicant.  Application for a lease musl be  made by the applicant in person to  lhe Agent of sub-Agent of the district in which righls applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territory the land  must be described by sections, or  legal sub-divisions of sections, ahd  4n=ni n s li r-ve y e dM e it i I o r y���������������������������i h e���������������������������t ra c L  applied for shall be staked oul by  the applicant himself.  \ Each application must hc accompanied by a fee of So which will be  refunded if the righls applied for  arc not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be.paid on (he merchantable output of the mine at the  rate of five cents per ton. /      ,  The person operating lhe mine  shall furnish the Agcnl with sworn  returns' accounting "for lhc~ fulL  quantity of merchantable coal  mined and pay the royally thereon.  If the coal mining righls are nol  operated, such returns should be  furnished al least once a year.  The lease will include the coal  mining righls only, but the lessee  may be permilled lo purchase whatever available surface righls as may  be considered necessary for the  working of the. mine, at the rate of  ������������������10 an acre.  For full information application  should bc made to Ihe Secretary of  the-Department of the Interior,' Ottawa, or to any Agent or sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of thc Interior.  N.B.--Unauthorized publication of  Ihis advertisement will not be paid  for.���������������������������83575.  C. P. R. TIMETABLE  Southbound  No  'l-hbound  10.45 lv.       Sicamous  ar. 18.15  11.18                  Mara  17.58  11.34              Grindrod  17.M  1149              ENDERBY  10.50  12.15             Armstrong  10.30  13.03                Vernon  15.45  13.25 ar.     Okanagan L<  lg  lv.15.30  .  H. "YV. BRODIE        JNO BURNHAM  ii. P. A., Vancouver   Agt., Enderb> llMIIIIIIIIIIIIillIilli  #>  it  C  ���������������������������o  ���������������������������o  ft  a  >  0  c  r  >  n  33  r*  -  (A  m  33  <  n  rn  T  a  n  Q)  fit  fl)  s  3  ft  0  1  I S  3  3  ft  w  >  r  r  nt  z  H  ������������������  C0  ������������������  ������������������ THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, March a 19*7  SERVING MILK IN THE SCHOOLS  It is not out of thc way lo say that at least one  child in five, during thc'carly school years, goes  to school hungry or poorly fed- Even children  of well-lo-do parents go to school half-fed.   They  War Brought Home  James Douglas, in the London Star, gives this  get up Lite; fool around until it is almost school j graphic account 0f  the wav  lhe Bailie or  thc  lime, then hurry lo breakfast and away lo school $011ime pictures were received  in  London:  "There is no doubt lhat the Somme pictures  have stirred London more passionately than  anything has stirred it since the war. Everybody  is "laIking about them. Everybody is discussing  them.     Everybody   is   debating    the   question  wilh not enough in Iheir little stomachs lo Keep  Ihem warm. On lhis theory. Dv. Ira C. Brown,  chief medical ollicer of the Seallle public schools,  inaugurated  as  a   new  rule  of pedagogies   lhc  slogan, "Fill lhe youngsters'stomachs, then their  ^^ __ ^������������������������������������������������������....0    ...������������������    n    minds." And as a result of lhis experimeiil, j Whether Vhey'arc loo painful i'or public'cxhibi-  every school day m the year more than .%()00; lion. lt js evident lhat thev have brought the  youngsters attending the Seallle public scliools,! war cioscr t0 us nuin it has ever bceii.broughl bv  daily allach themselves by paper straws lo lnc;lllc Wl.jucn word or by the photograph. The  contents of half-pinl bottles ol creamy milk and; mai,\c 0r Uic cinematograph has done what  speediiv effect a merger lhal is helping growing-  bodies" and growing brains. The -dominating  idea of lhc school-districts' milk-distribution  plan is lo give every school-child all the milk lie  wants, and there is'no restriction on healthy ap-  nolhing else could.    It has in  one stride but-  paced thc newspaper and thc war corrcspcndcnt.  If docs not describe; it reveals.    It does not reveal all, but what it does reveal is real"reality.  "Somebodv in the War "Office or al G. H. Q,  pelites except lhal those children who pay nolh-j ]ias\u last, realized that the warlilm is the only  ing for lhe milk arc served first, on lhe theory i ^ -  thai Ihey need il mosl.   When lhe weather is cold j *l'flc  lhe  milk  is served  hoi,  and when  warm  it is'  ! substitute for invasion.    Somebody has grasped  power of lhe moving 'picture to carry the  war lo British soil.   Somebody has had courage  served cold from lhe ice-chesl. I  In lhc work ol" thc school clinic, Dr. Brown |  founcl that a great many children were sent to the picUu-cs Qr Uic battle itself,    llie prep  nd imagination. Instead of displaying only  rown! pictures of preparations for battle we are shown  Y ,,    pictures of thc battle itself.    The preparations  clinic for dosing who had noihing organically  wrong. "They weren't sick, they were hungry,"  he said, explaining thc inception of the milk distribution. "They needed food in their stomachs,  nol medicine."- "The results lhat followed from  stuffing young stomachs with milk proved rather  silcnce in lhc picture hushes us with awe  extraordinary.   The find observation ol  teachers - -    was lhat noisy children became quiet.Entire class  rooms settled down. Scuflling of feci, wriggling  of restless bodies, whispering and fidgeliiu  ceased.    There followed on increase in allentio  to lhc work in hand, and an increase in menU  efficiency. The reports of school principals  showed lhat an average of iifleen per cent of lhe  school enrolment made a rapid improvement  under the milk-feeding system. Anolher result  was lhc disappearance of anemic and malnourished children from thc school clinics. The secretary of the county tuberculosis league recently  staled thai thc milk distribution system is doing  more to prevent the spread of tuberculosis lhan  any olher organized effort in lhe community.  Milk is fortifying young bodies against lhc minor  diseases which pave the way for thc while  plague. When a child comes to school in Seattle  without his breakfast, hc has permission to drink  all the.miik he wants. Even during class hours  a' hungry youngster may take- time off to drink  a bo t fie of milk through a sliaw. "Sluff their  stomachs, then stuff their minds," seems to be a  golden rule for juvenile education.  are there, but they are pushed close to lhe battle  We see thc Manchester on the eve of the battle  standing in a circle round a chaplain in white  surplice.   Wc know lhat many of these immobile  men in  khaki  fell next morning.    The visible  It is  onc of those dramatic moments lhat seldom visit  a theatre.   Wc are each conscious of thc wave of  emotion lhat sweeps over the darkened house. It  ^jis made of pity and reverence and the sense of  lllcars in  mortal things.    There is nothing COlll-  mon or mean in it-  "The drama suddenly becomes tense. We are  hardly ready for the shock. Wc sec a row of  soldiers standing wilh fixed bayonets in a trench  wailing for lhe signal to scramble over the parapet. Suddenly an officer is seen on the parapet  wilh a gallant gesture of leadership. Hc is not  alone a second. The whole line lifts and goes  over simultaneously. All but two. Onc on the  right. One on llic'lcft. They slip back quietly.  They lie against the sloping face of lhc trench.  They lie upright with their face to the clay and  ���������������������������the enemy. The man on the right docs not  move a limb. The man on the left moves his  arms a little and then is at rest. This is lightning  I death wrought before your eyes, and wrought  before we recognize it. Through our dazed grief  we sec the others running forward,,one falling  here, one falling there, until there is only one  gallant figure visible, strolling dauntlessly into  the storm.  "Is it right to let us see brave men dying?  Yes-    Is it a sacrifice?    No.    If our spirit be  o.  .��������������������������� i- u i   i    i      id    i i   , i    nursed of curiosilv and purified with awe, the  S a is lies recently compiled bv Bradstrcets Kul^Vl , '., , Vi,��������������������������������������������������������������� ;!, nn c.,������������������..iinrt������������������ ^c ������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  prove lh������������������l84 per on, of L failure, ore among ������������������8'f - ������������������'^; ��������������������������� Itoo , ������������������,^������������������ -  non-adver Users, lie merchant who does nol ' . . , . i.,?,i ,... n.,n ���������������������������,,c ^KKn^ fn tim  believe in the use of prinler's ink has never ad- "joblcd and exal ea us. I exc^vas. s^bmg in the  vertised right.   The failure lo produce resulls isj^rkness around mc    I  ere was a ic^ous      -  DOES IT PAY ?  ButterWrapper  Parchment  The Dominion law against the selling of  butter without the words "Dairy Butter" or  "Creamery Butter"���������������������������as the case may be���������������������������printed  oil'lhe:butter-wrap,.is a blessing in disguise to the  average farmer. In the first place, if his Butter  wrappers are neatly printed with his name and  the brand of the butter on the label, the storekeeper can readily sell the butter at 5c a pound  more than hc can get for butter wrapped in paper  that is not printed, and the butler-maker gets the  advantage in 5c a pound more for bis butter from  the merchant.  It is the duty of every butter maker to comply with the law in this matter. Some butter  makers have only a cow or two, and make so little  butler that it does not appear to them that they  can afford to have their butter wraps printed.  They do not like the idea of having 500 or 1000  butter wraps on hand. To accommodate this  class of butter makers, The Press has printed up  a quantity of "Custom" Butter Wraps. They are  printed with the words "Fresh Dairy Butter" but  do not bear the name of the maker. However,  these wrappers fill the requirements of the law  governing this point, and can be bought in small  quantities at the rate of 65c a hundred in 100 or  50 lots. If you do not require butter wraps in  larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  In lots of 500,  In lots of 1000,  $3.25  4.50  The Walker Press  Distinctive Productions in Commercial  Printing Mean Larger Profits to you,  Ml*. Businessman  chargeable <..&  thc manner in which  the modern creative force, positive and potent  ���������������������������a force that has produced two blades of grass  where but onc has grown. before. It is the  {lowering of industrial evolution. II is lhe conqueror of unfair competition���������������������������the promoter of I  right dealing���������������������������lhe solution of lhe mail order110  problem.    Us basic principle is frankness-  BE WARNED IN TIME  was humility in our tears,  kins came together in a high mood of dumb compassion and mute pity. Death sanctifies. There  is nothing vulgar in 'eloquent, just, and mighty  Death.'  "I say it is regenerative and rcsurrcctive for us  see war stripped bare. Heaven knows that  we need the supreme katharsis, the ultimate  cleansing. -.-Wc. grow .indifferent too quickly.  Use and" wont atrophy our finer self. It is well  to see lhe curse lhal war-gods and war-lords  have laid upon our Europe.   I would not spare  I would not spare your  The coal, situation in Canada this winter ought i"1?  .hcarl one  If,angn, .   ,   .mJ   ������������������������������������������������������nc   M1,n   nn,  heart   one   pang.     Our   beloved   ones   are   not  spared   these   horrors    and   .worse,'   infinitely  worse-    Whv should we shrink from   the. dim  f |  i I  lo open our eyes lo lhc necessity of laying in an  adequalc supply during thc spring and summer  months.-- Every coal bin should be filled and ifi   ,    . ,. .,- . -        .     0   n ,n,rt., w ���������������������������,. ,i,.;,-,i. \-un->  i        i i    i   ii ii ���������������������������  i    '    shadow o   their passion:   nalhcr let us (link tne  necessarv enlarged to hold more lhan a winters)    ",   \,     ,       '      ,, ��������������������������� ,  ��������������������������� .    .,, .    ,���������������������������;,!.���������������������������_ Mn nnt\  "   i,    'm!...,ii;,������������������L.. ,������������������r ���������������������������������������������;���������������������������,i,.p i,..,niMw,i.i.iim������������������' cup to lhc dregs so that our will to make an end  1 e-u  lieulues oVwnuer-Irans porlalion, _ I.- _,..._      ^   _ , . ���������������������������.���������������������������.,i<,ki��������������������������� 1>1W| ���������������������������.���������������������������,, :i  ol il all lor ever may bc immutable and immitigable.   Therefore I "say Ihesc pictures are good  wkn nv.n iV lo1" lls-   The tlctl(1 in lhc baltlcfickl, the drivers  ,'L v������������������r l,,c 8un  learns steering lhe wheels clear of  I1S1SIS ������������������ ���������������������������    -- ��������������������������� ���������������������������������������������  (limiiuslung,  the  in.  is  tne i  men and  -supply-.���������������������������  are  increasing  rather  than  railways are nol so well equipped  material lo handle the traffic.   The  he who gives his order for coal now aiu  on   his dealer  filling it  in   lhe spring or early  summer whin  transportation facilities are best,  Loose Leaf Billheads  Letterheads  Statements  Booklets  Counter Check Books  Duplicate Billing Forms  Envelopes  Price Lists  Dodgers  Circular Letters (typewriter)  PLEA FOR INCREASED PRODUCTION  For two years and a half, war, ri'd and ruinous  has raged through the world, and slill no decision  has been reached. There is reason lo hope, that  before 1!)17 closes the struggle for liberty will  have been won. or be greatly advanced. Amid the  varying  phases of  lhis  lilanic  conflict   the  fac'  lhc corpses, the demented German prisoners, thc  kindlv Brilish soldiers showering cigarettes upon  their" captives, the mangled heap of anguish  on lhe slrelcher, lhe half-naked wounded men in  the dressing-stations���������������������������-lei our men and our  women see il all and vow that earth shall bc delivered from it all. Dead men, dead horses, the  dead dog lying beside his dead master���������������������������these  vilencsses of war."  varying ptiases oi mis manic coninci uic lact j lo advocating some parucuiar route ior u  stands'Out clearer than ever thai agriculture! posed Irans-provincial wagon road. Onc o  is of supreme importance.   Extraordinary mcas-| routes  crosses   the  Rockies  by  thc Ycllo  A great deal of newspaper space has been given  advocating some particular route for the pro-  ' these  iporumce. r.xtraonimary mcas-j routes crosses mc iiockics oy mc a ullowhcad  ures are being taken by lhc allied countries to in-! Pass and is known as lhe northern route, while  crease and encourage production. II is earnestly j lhe other crosses the same range by a. pass be  hoped lhat every farmer in Canada will strive lo! tween Banff and Windermere  increase lhe food supply of lhe Empire. A slill jibe southern route. Tin  powerful and unscrupulous enemy openly avows!strongly favored by lhe several towns in lhe  ils intention lo try and sink all ships carrying sup-' Kootenay, Boundary and lhe Okanagan, and lhe  plies to England "during lhe coming year. In the! newspapers have endeavored to assist in the  tremendous strain yel lo come a vital factor will'effort lo impress upon lhe (iovernnienl lhe ad-  be an ample and unfailing flow of food to  Stock Certificates  Window Cards  Stork Cards  Ball Programmes  Butter Wrappers  Posters  Wedding Stationery  Wedding Cake Boxes and Cards  Invitations  Visiting Cards  and is known as  latter route has been  Eng  land and France. No mailer what dillicullies may  face us the supreme duly of every man on the land  i.s lo use every thought and every energy in the  direction ol" producing more, and slill more.���������������������������  Martin Burrell, Minister of Agricullurc.  vantages of lhe southern route. All of which is  as il should be- But as matters now stand, it docs  not appear to be a really live issue. There is no  indication that lhe (.Iovernnienl will havi^ any  money for inler-provincial road building for a  few years to come.  All Lines of Ruled and Unruled Writing Paper  In Short: Anything in Printing.  HAVE YOUR PRINTING DONE IN THE HOME TOWN.  '���������������������������illW, T'    >     '���������������������������*'  THE  WALKER   PRESS #  Thursday, March 8, 1917  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  THE     MINISTER    OF     FINANCE  REQUESTS  THE    PEOPLE    OF    CANADA    TO  BEGIN NOW  TO   SAVE   MONEY   FOR   THE  /   v  NEXT WAR LOAN  JAN. 0. It17  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE  OTTAWA  MAKING CLEAR TELEPHONE SITUATION  Some time prior to June 5th, 1916, Manager  Dobie,. of the Okanagan, Telephone Company,  went to Kamloops and went into the telephone  situation in this district with Superintendent W.  H. Stevens, of the Government telephone service.  Three days were spent by these gentlemen going  into the question of a joint rate by which the  Government lines from outlying territory, were  to bc given connection with the Okanagan Telephone Company's system. As a result of that interview a basis was arrived at for an agreement  covering interchange of business between the  Government and the Okanagan Telephone Company lines. The proposed tariff agreed upon was  incorporated in the following agreement and submitted to the ^Government superintendent of telephones on June 5th, accompanied by,a letter in  which Manager Dobie said: "In order to.expedite  the matter I am submitting our arrangement in  agreement form as it has been discussed and approved between our two selves. I would ask that  you go over the agreement, and if quite satisfac-  . tory the writer will, submit to you the number, of  copies necessary.. This will hurry the -matter  ���������������������������along and have our lines working properly together at an early date."  The agreement: .. .  "Wheieas th(e Gov-crn^nent of the Dominion of  Canada andN the said Okanagan Telephone Company  each owns and operates a telephone system in the'  county of Yale, in the Province of British Columbia,  touching at some points in the said county.  "And whereas it has been agreed between fhe parties hereto that connection shall bc made between the  two telephone systems at the points and at thc" rates  and charges mentioned in the tariff hereinafter contained. Wherefore the parties .hereto1 respectively  - covenant and agree each with thc other as follows:  "1 Each of the parties hereto grants to the other  the right and privilege for and during the life of this  agreement to make connections and carry calls over  their long distance lines transferred to them from the  =long-distance4ines=of^thc-othei-pa;4y-at-points=whcre-  both parties have lines now established and in operation, and each of the parties hereto agrees with the  other to receive all calls for transmission over its long  distance lines in accordance wiih the tariff, as follows : -  "Business from all points on the Kamloops-Revel-  stoke line between Chase and Salmon Arm to points  in the Okanagan Valley, to be transferred to the Okanagan Telephone Company at Salmon Arm at the following rates, including connections on their local  exchanges, lo the following ollices:  To Enderby: (2 minute minimum) Gov. 20c; Okanagan, 15c. To Armstrong: Gov. 20c; Ok. 20c. To  Vernon: Gov. 20c; Ok. 25c. For each additional minute in each case: Gov. 10c; Ok. 10c.  "Business to points south of Vernon to be switched  to the Government lines at Vernon. Add to the Government rate the Okanagan Telephone Co. charges between Salmon Arm and Vernon, on through business,  25c for the first two minutes and 10c for each additional minute.  "Business from all points on the Kamloops-Rcvel-  stoke between Revelstoke and Enderby inclusive to  points on the Okanagan Valley to bt transferred to the  Okanagan Telephone Co. at Enderby at the following  rates: *  To Enderby: Gov. 20c; Ok. 05c; for each additional  minute, Gov. 10c; Ok. 0. To Armstrong: Gov. 20c;  Ok. 15c; for each adlitional minute, Gov. 10c; Ok. 05.  To Vernon: Gov. 20c; Ok. 25c; for each additional  minute, Gov. 10; Ok. 5c. Business lo points south of  Vernon tp be switched do the Government line at Vernon. Add to the Government rate thc Okanagan Telephone Co. charge between Enderby and Vernon, on  through business, 15c for the first two minutes and 5c  for each additional minute.  "All business from points between Kamloops and  Vernon to points between Enderby and Revelstoke inclusive that may be routed via Vernon the rate shall  be: Gov. 30c; Ok. 15c; each additional minute, Gov.  15c; Ok. 0.  "From Kelowna to Kamloops, when originating on  Okanagan Telephone Co. exchange and routed to Vernon, and Gov. Vernon to Kamloops: Gov. 20c; Ok. 20c;  each additional minute, 10c to each. -  ^  "On business between Kamloops and Okanagan  points south of Vernon: From Kamloops to Vernon:  Gov. 35c; Ok. 05; each additional minute, Gov. 15c;  Okanagan, 05c.  "From Kamloops lo Summerland exchange: Gov.  40c; Ok. 05; for each additional, Qov.w20c; Ok. 0.  On business from Summerland to Kamloops originating on the Ok. Telphone Co. exchange and routed  Okanagan, Summerland to Vernon ,and Government,  Vernon to Kamloops: Gov. 20c; Ok. 25c; each additional minute, 10c to each.  "From Kamloops to. Penticton exchange: Gov. 40c;  Ok. 05; each additional, Gov. 20c; Ok. 0,. On business  from Penticton to Kamloops originating on thc Okanagan Telephone Co. exchange and routed, Okanagan  Penticton to Vcflrn.on, and Government, Vernon to  Kamloops: Gov! 20c; Ok. 25c; each additional, 10c to  each. .'-".' .     '-- - ,     ~     ' ~  From Princeton7 to Okanagan *���������������������������",Valley points via.  Penticton to Vernon exchange:- Gov. t45c; Ok. 05c;  each additional, Gov. 20c; Ok. 0. Business from Vernon to Princeton originating on the Okanagan Telephone Co. exchange.and i:outcd_,X>kanagan,,Vernoh/to  Penticton, and Government, Penticton to Princeton:  Gov. 25c; Ok. 25c; each additional, 10c to each. .  From Midway tp Vernon exchange: Gov. 45c; Ok.  5c; for each additional, Gov. 20c; Ok. 0. Business  from Vernon to Midway originating on the Okanagan  Telephone Co. exchange and routed, Okanagan,Vernon  to Penticton and Government, Penticton to Midway:  Gov. 25c; Ok. 25c; each additional, 10c to each. .  From Shuswap Falls (Lumby line) .to Vernon exchange via. Government line: Gov. 25c; Ok. 5c; each  additional, Gov. 10c, Ok. 0. On business originating  on Vernon exchange and routed, Okanagan, Vernon to  Lumby, and Government, Lumby to Shuswap Falls:  Gov. 15c; Ok. 15c; each additional, 10c to each.  From Shuswap Falls to Lumby exchange: Gov. 20c;  Ok. 05c; each additional, Gov. 10c; Ok. 0.  "The said Okanagan Telephone Company agrees to  carry telegraph messages to and from any point on  their system not served now by the Government Tclc-  "grapli^SSTWcie^f6r^the^minimuin^charge^of=^25c^for-  10 words and 2c for each additional word.  2 "It is hereby agreed by the Minister that all business originating in thc territory covered by thc  Company's lines shall be transfercd to the Company  by the Minister, and which said business shall belong  exclusively to the Company, and shall not be subject  to the tariff set out in the last preceding paragraph.  Sections 3, 4, 5 and 6 refer to the carrying out  of the conditions of thc agreement, as to making  monthly reports, ���������������������������settlements, etc., and closing  with the provision that cither party to the agreement may terminate it on giving to thc other  party 12 months' notice in writing of its intention  so to do.  On Jan. 30th, the Okanagan Telephone Company wrote the Dominion Telephone Service requesting the return of the agreement which had  been in the hands of the Department for six  months, and received the following reply:  Office  of   the   District   Superintendent,   Government1.  Telegraph Service, Kamloops, 13. C, Feb. 1, 1917.  Okanagan Tel. Co., Geo. II. Dobie, Mgr., Vernon, B.C:  Dear Sir: In reply to your letter of the 30th ulto, I  beg to advise that papers and correspondence in  connection with the agreement referred to were forwarded to Ottawa last July and have not been returned. I am again taking this matter up wilh the  Department and will advise you upon receipt of a  reply. Yours  truly, W. 11.^, Stevens,  Supt. Gov. Telegraph Service.  FARM PRODUCE  There is a big demand now for all kinds of Farm Produce at high prices, and I can handle anything from one  sack to twenty carloads, for the local market in Vancouver or for export.     If you have anything to sell, see me.  If you want to buy anything along this line for seed  purposes, see me.  GROW !   GROW!   GROW!     Make every acre  count this year ! This is the way we can be patriotic,  and do our fighting. Food- will be needed this year as  never before!  J. E. CRANE  *\  Enderby, B. C.  "PRODUCE MORE IN 1917"���������������������������Hon. Martin Burrell. Dominion Minister of Agriculture.  ROYAL STANDARD  FIELD SEEDS  We are extending our already extensive field seed business for  1917. 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 is possible  to secure in the World's Markets. They are Government inspected and carefully selected for purity.  .    . ���������������������������   ;    ��������������������������� ���������������������������'<���������������������������  Seeds should be purchased early as prices inevitably advance as the Season progresses. In all probability the market  will be short and it will be difficult later in the year to .make, purchases." .���������������������������" ' ��������������������������� ��������������������������� '  c Order ROYAL STANDARD Field Seeds NOW. If your  dealer cannot supply you write us and we will ship to you :  direct.        ,                                                 '          _  WRITE TODAY FOR  FULL INFORMATION AND PRICE  LIST .'  Vancouver Milling & Grain Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  .V  WAKE YOUR DOLLARS  AT TNEn FRONT,  BUY  DOMINION OF CANADA  THREE-YEAR  War Savings Certificates  $=25 .OlOuJelo r^$ 2=1,5a  50.00      " 43.00  100.00      " 86.00  INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES LIMITED TO $1503.  FOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK  OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE  JAN. 9,  1917  flnanob   departmint  Ottawa- -  With onions selling at $115 a ton wholesale,  we cannot afford to keep more than one in the  print shop���������������������������for the staff to smell.  The smaller the brain the greater its capacity  to practice deception;  The average man thinks he has argued a case  when hc offers to bet that he is right.  If you have  notpaidyour  subscription  to the Press  for 1917, it  would be  appreciated  at this time  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  PROFESSIONAL  P^ C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  , INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  SECRET SOCIETIES  C. METCALFE  W. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  C. H. REEVES  Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K.of P.  Meeta every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  J. F. FRAVEL, C. C.  H, M. WALKER K. R, S.  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  Hall suitable f.rConccrta, Dances and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc., address,  F. FRAVEL. Enderby  ,  .-/>���������������������������! THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, March & 1917  AstaVM  YEAST  MAKES PERFECT BREAD  Sacrifices Must Be Made of Money  and Comforts to Give to the State  One of the most valuable of recent literary contributions to the  great cause is a booklet by Professor Stephen Leacock, entitled  "National Organization for War."  In this booklet, Dr. Leacock makes  an urgent call for national thrift  and national saving. He attacks in  vigorous style the evils of extravagance at this crisis in Canada's  history, and by trenchant phrase  ahd apt illustration disposes of  various common errors in regard to  individual spending of money during "war time. This pamphlet was  originally published by Dr. Lea-  himself, but the National Ser-  were so convinced of  its value in connection with their  t'hrift campaign that they have had  it republished and have undertaken  its distribution. Copies may be obtained by writing to the Secretary  of the National Service Board at  Ottawa, or by applying to the National Service Director, at Victoria-  " 'Business    as    usual,'    shouted  some  especial  idiot  at  the  outset  cock  V  vice Board  Girls sometimes flirt with homely  men* merely from force of habit.  MORTGAGE SALE  UNDER and bv virluc of the  powers of sale contained in a certain Indenture of .Mortgage, which  will bc produced at the time of sale  there will be sold on  WEDNESDAY,   .MARCH   21st,   1917  at 12 o'clock noon al the  KING KDWAHD HOTEL,  ENDERBY, B.C.  the   following  lands  and   premises  in. the  Province of Brilish Columbia, namely:  Firstly���������������������������Part of the Southwest  quarter of Section 2b\ Township  18, Range 9, west of the 6th  meridian, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at  the point of intersection of thc  west boundary of said Section 20  with the south boundary of Johnson street, in the City of Enderby;  thence south along said west boundary 18.773 chains; thence S. 89������������������  47' cast 12.877 chains; thence N.  IMS' east 0.00 chains; thence N.  28������������������35' easl 3.14 chains; thence N.  1ojG' east 2.21 chains; thence N.  28������������������29'   west  2.005   chains;   thence  N. 23V9' east 3.11 chains; thence  N. 10r24*   east 1.08 chains; thence  N. 5(i������������������3!)' east 2.49 chains more or  less-to the said south boundary of  Johnson   street;   thence   N.   89o45'  west   along   said   boundary    17.01  chains   more   or   less   to   point   of  commencement, containing by admeasurement 20.3 acres, as contained   in   certificate   of   title   No.  7454 a 1.  Secondly���������������������������Part of the- southeast  Quarter Section  20, Township  18,  Range 9, west of the 0th meridian,  described as follows: Commencing  at the point of intersection of the  east  boundary  of said  Section  27  with the south boundary of Johnson street, in the said Cily of Enderby; thence south along said east  boundarv    18.773    chains;   thence  N. 899 17' W. 20.123 chains; thence  N. doOH' east 19.058 chains; thence  S. S9������������������15' east 0.40 chains   more or  ���������������������������less  lo  the west  boundary of the  City of Enderby;  thence S. 0������������������.38'  west   along   last   mentioned   west  boundary .909 chains to thc south  boundary  of said  Johnson  street;  thence   S.   89������������������45*   east   along   said  boundary of Johnson street 13.715  chains   more  or   less   to   point  of  commencement, containing by admeasurement   39.0   acres   mpre   or  less, as contained in  certificate of  title No. 7454a2.  Thirdly���������������������������Part   of  the   southwest  Ouarter   of   Section   26   aforesaid,! ,   ,  more particularly described as fol- \ "Hist be done from below, using, as  lies in individual thrift and individual sacrifice. Let there be no  more luxuries, no wasted work, no  drones to.keep, out of thc national  production. Every man, today, who  consumes any article or, employs  any service not absolutely necessary, aims a blow at his country.  Save every cent. Live plainly. Do  without everything. Rise early,  work hard, and content yourself  wilh a bare living. . . . Every  cent of money than can be gathered  up by national thrift should be absorbed by national taxes and national loans'. Our present taxes  are, for war-time, ridiculously low  as far as all people of comfortable,  or even of decent, means are concerned. And they are made with  one eye on the supposed benefit  i to industry. We need a blast of  taxation���������������������������real taxation,- income lax  and all, that should strike us like a  wave of German gas. . . Over  above the taxes we need a succession of Government patriotic loans,  not  monev-lenders'  loans  at  mar-  LATEST WAR MOVEMENTS  Within the past week or ten days  two important movements have  been recorded in the war zone.  That of greatest importance is an  advance by the British on the  Somme front, where the enemy has  given up several miles of trenches,  and two villages have been evacuated. This retirement is spoken  of in the German reports as a  strategic movement, but ^military  men characterize it as a triumph  for General Haig's new tactics.  The dominating artillery of the  British is accomplishing now what  the costly frontal attacks of the  infantry accomplished before, and  the objects of mc British drive are  being achieved with a minimum  of loss.  The olher movement, which,  while having no direct bearing on  any of the real fighting fronts,-has,  nevertheless, great bearing on thc  whole, is the advance of a British  force beyond Kut-el-Amara, where  they are pressing' the Turk forces  hard, and have recaptured most of  the territory evacuated to the Turks  j last year at the fall of lhis now  famous point.  of the war," writes the professor. | ket and super-market rates, but  "The cry was like to ruin us. The j patriotic loans in the real sense,  farmer and the family are the na-jat a low rate of interest, let us say  tion, and the idiot son laughing: four per cent, and issued in bonds  beside the fire is the war theorist {of $25, with a dollar a year as in-  talking of fhe boom of trade..   Butiterest.    The people, one says, -will j Prime Minister of Canada is  lhat  ment from the Premiership of Canada, whenever that time may be,  but his duty now is here. They  have a curious bent of mind who  think that the task of a Prime  Minister in war time is one which  Sir Robert would hold from any  other reason than a sense of duty.  PRICE LIST OF SEEDS  For thc information of members  of the Farmers' Institute, Secretary  Chas. W. Little states that he will  have his spring price list of seeds  out the first week in March, all  orders to be in by thc 15th of the  month, and delivery to take place  about the 1st of April.  It will be impossible, he slates, tn  get fertilizer in this season by the  carload, and the best he can do is  to quote on the basis of the L.C.L.  rate.  NOT A  TEMPTING TASK  The most unkind critisicm of Ihe  people either do not, or will not,  know this. They want their industry and its inflated gains, and  war prosperity with the flush on  its hectic face and war pleasure  with .its strident laugh,  away the midnight hours,  through it all. moves smug  dancing  In and  hypoc-  not subscribe,  perish; we do  the war."  Then, if not, let us  not deserve to win  HOW ALL CAN HELP  The announcement of the Minister of Finance to be found in an-  Ihe new campaign for greater na-  othcr column, in connection with  tional saving and the larger partici-  ....       ... . . ,       . ,   .   :pation  of   the   general   public   in  call himselt a patriot as he pockets V ~       f , ,.  ,.        .    ,        . i ���������������������������.     i     . i.      financing   Canadas   war   expendi-  risy,   suggesting   the  and  phrases that  soul; teaching thc  little ^ words I  ire to salve the \]  manufacturer to  his private gains, and to shout for  trade, more trade, that he may  cram his pockets the fuller; teaching the farmer that his own fat,  easy industry is war itself, and that  he may count his fatted cattle in  the light of his stable lantern and  go to bed a patriot; teaching all the  drones and parasites,, thc lawyers,  the professors, the chefs and the  piano players, the actors and the  bufTons, that in going on with their  business they are aiding in the conduct of fhe war."  Prof.   Leacock   makes   this   suggestion of a solution: "What we do  lows: Commencing at a point on  tlie south boundary of Johnson  street aforesaid distant 2.694  chains westerly from the boundary of High street; thence N.  89p45* west along fhe south boundarv of Johnson street .494 chains;  thence S. 50i>39* W. 2.49 chains;  thence south 10^24' W.1.08 chains;  thence south 23M9' W. 3.11 chains;  Ihence south 23tf29' east 2.005  chains; thence S. 1^36' W. 2.21  chains; .thence S. 28^35" W. 3.14  chains; thence S. 89M7' E. 3.39  "c h ai n s pi h e n c c'^NtVJ 0  chains; Ihence S. 8  chains more or less to the said west  boundary of High street; thence  N. C������������������22' E. along said west boundarv 8.303 chains; thence north  89������������������38' W. 2.094 chains; thence  north 0<>������������������2' E. 3.712 chains more  or less to the point of commencement, containing by admeasurement 0.25 acres, more or less, as  contained in certificate of title No.  7454 a3V ~~ ~ ~  On the property there is said to  be a frame dwelling and a frame  barn.  Terms and condilions of sale  will be made known at the time of  sale.  For further particulars and conditions of sale apply to���������������������������  Messrs. Williams, Walsh, McKim & Housscr,  Vendor's Solicitors, 432 Richards  best we can, the only driving force*  that we know���������������������������the will of the individual. We must find a means  that will begin to twist and distort'our national industry out of its  present shape till it begins to take  on the form of national organization for war. To do this we must  exchange war prosperity for war  adversity, self-imposed and in  deadly earnest.   The key to the sit  v.mw/     n,.   a.,���������������������������        . i    i   ���������������������������������������������    ifin" hv th  rioO-")��������������������������� e.,S|^R-74^iKition,-as-far^as--Ave-can-unlock-it,^!i^o^W-ii  no-7-  r   Mnsl   ���������������������������   ������������������.,n8 of thc  .'������������������>���������������������������/      lv   6.M6 time  ,0  enc  iincing   Canada's   war  ture, and furnishing Imperial credits  for the purchase of munitions,  will  no  doubt meet with a  ready  response   froin  this  district.    The  i issue of war saving certificates maturing in three years, in denominations of $25,. $50" and  $100, will  meet thc requirements of thc man  with a small savings account.    Certificates of these denominations are  obtainable   on   application   to   any  bank or postal money order office.  The prices are 821.50, $43 and $86  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  the rate of 5 per cent.; with no risk  of losing and no cost in the transaction.    Provision is made whereby thc certificates may be surrendered at any time during the first 12  months  at   their   purchase  price;  after  12  months,   but   within   24  months, at  $22.25;   and   after   24  months but within  36 months,  at  $23.25 for every $21.50 lent.    The  plan is designed to give the general  i public the opportunity of contrib-  their.savings to the win-  which represents him as desirous  of an extension of the parliamentary term so that he may the longer  hang on to office. Those who are  best acquainted with Premier Borden say that nothing would please  him better than a release from the  cares and worries of ollice, and that  nothing but a stern sense of duty  keeps him at his post. Canada under his guidance entered into an  ambitious program in connection  with the war. Hc desires to see it  through and is not sure his successor would be so disposed. Honors  and a place high up in Imperial  councils, no doubt, await his retirc-  Peek-a-boo waists, stripped stockings, short skirts and powdered  faces, will no longer be tolerated  among their women employees in  the offices of many of thc large insurance companies of the East.  Twenty Years Hence  "Father, what did you do in the  Great War?"  "I nursed you while your mother  was selling flags."  WANTED  TENDERS FOR BREAKING 50  TO 75 ACRES OF ALFALFA  GROUND ON THE FORTUNE  RANCH.  FOR PARTICUTARS APPLY TO  N. E. LANDON  on the Ranch.  Tenders to be in by March 20th,  1917.  FOR RENT���������������������������Brick cottage; six  rooms ancl surface (brick) cellar  all in good condition and close to  mill.    Apply, Walker Press.  The City Queen  This is a high-class No. 9 6-h. Range, with every modern  improvement: Bright Burnished Top, large Copper Reservoir,  Oven Thermometer, High Closet.   Large Oven and Fire Box.  We are able to sell this Ra nge at the lowest price ever  offered to the public $45.60 cash, $48.00 on terms.  Call and investigate. For Quality and Price this cannot be  beat in Canada.  FULTON HARDWARE CO., Ltd  Street, Vancouver  Dated this 15lh  A.D. 1917.  B.C.  dav of February  WANTED-To rent, a farm with  stock and buildings. Apply to  Box L., Armstrong, B.C.  EXECUTORS' NOTICE  e war, and at the same  on rage and promote individual thrift and economy in  every class of individual in the  Dominion.  A CARLOAD OF  Robinhood Flour and Feed  Just arived.   Prices as low as possible.   Try a sack of the following for fatening:  Oil Cake Meal ... .-3.10 per lOOCocoanut Meal.. $2.65 per 100  Calfu\leaL._.-.^.^1.45.peiv25JbAKal������������������c^  Out Motto-"QUALITY AND SERVICE"  BellBlock, Enderby  TEECE & SON,  In  the   matter   of   the   Estate  George Weir, Deceased  of  NOTICE is hereby given that all  persons having claims upon the  estate of the late George Weir, who  died on I he-twenty-third���������������������������day���������������������������of  Scptcmbcr, A.D. 1915, arc required  to send to A. C. Skaling, solicitor  for the Executors, Messrs. Tnomas  Skyrme and John Lambert, on or  before the 2nd day of April, A. D.  1917, a full statement of their  claims, and of any security held by  them, duly verified by allidavil;  and lhat after that dale the Executors will proceed to distribute the  assets of the Deceased among the  parties entitled thereto, having regard only for the claims that have  been duly filed with them; and all  debts due to the said Deceased are  lo be paid to the undersigned.  Dated at Enderbv, B.C., this 28th  day of February, A.D.. 1917.  A. C. SKALING,  Solicitor for Executors.  FISH  Fresh Stock every  week   ....  Kippered Herring, Salmon,  Cod and Haddie.  Salted Herring, Black Cod and Mackerel  now in stock.  DILL BROS.  Gents' Furnishings  and Groceries  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]


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