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 *f  t  V  *S"S?&*k?k-  wv  ���������������������������  Enderby, B. C., December 27, 1917  AND      WALKER'S       WEEKLY  Vol. 10; No. 44; Whole No. 496  NEWS AND VIEWS    ^  W. G. Pemberton is visiting Calgary.  Mrs. S. Poison returned to Vancouver the past week.  Mrs. J. A. Miller is on- a visit to  Haney, B.C., for the holidays.  Wm. Faulkner came in from the  coast to spend the holidays at his  home.  Pte. Joe Mowat returned from  the coast on Monday to spend the  holidays.  Mrs.   Skaling   left   for  cn   Saturday   for   the  Mr. and  Vancouver  holidays'.  ���������������������������Miss Rae  is spending the holidays at1 Vancouver; Miss Beatty at  Kamloops.-  Pte. Dave Jones is spending the  ��������������������������� holidays at home, from the Win-"  nipeg training camp.  Eric Winter and Brownie Harvey came home from school at the  coast for .the holidays.  Mr. and Mrs. II. -McKee are enjoying a visit from their son and  daughter and family from Alberta,  R. E. Harkins leaves this week  on a trip'to, the East to visit hi's  children, expecting to return the  "middle of January.  . 'Divine service will be conducted  in the Methodist Church on Sunday night" next at 7.30. A hearty  invitation is extended to all to be  .present.  ^Y" Our advertisers claim their busi-  * ness this Christinas overran that  of last year several hundred dollars, which does - not look' -like  famine day's, does it?--, -- ,  " . "It's ypretty   hard "to.-keep- the  [*-??'-"'Merry yin> Christmas,": said- an������������������old  HALIFAX RELIEF FUND  The  that  Tprv.-'W., J. Jones", reported  to7be  wounded   and   missing  last week,  was   'now -reported " uiywounded,  "an'dya prisoner''iii Germany.-' . . *  ".-Pje.'Don'Brown came home for  ."Christmas - from   the   coast.     The  experience   and   training  this  lad  has "had  in  the past  year���������������������������he is  now only 15���������������������������has "put him on his  feet" as nothing else could.   Properly taken,  a military training is  Uic best thing a boy can have.  Saturday. s night will see the  charming, Fox feature, "The War  Bride's Secret," at \he Enderby  ^Opera=-IIouse,���������������������������-with���������������������������VirginiaHPear^  son in the title role. It will be  accompanied by lhat side-splitting  comedy, "Brainstorm." These are  two of the best - short-story films  of thc Fox productions.  Mrs. J. N. Grant received word  last week that Ptc. Grant, with the  Canadian aviation corps in Texas,  met with an accident some days  ago. Shc has becn unable to learn  how serious th-} accident was, but  was informed that her husband  was not able to write, having lost  a linger on thc right hand.  Mr. S. Poison has opened a real  estate ollice at Vancouver. Hc has  apparently determined to introduce something new into Vancouver real estate business, for he  has the one word over the door,  "Righteousness."- Many people  will undoubtedly conclude that he  ought to have arrived on the spot  some few years ago.  The local curlers are congratulating themselves on having two  sheets of ice ready for sweeping.  A'scratch game was played Christmas day. The rinks will be chosen  at a meeting of the olub to he held  in the rink this (Thursday) afternoon at 3 o'clock. There should  be six rinks unless some of those  signing on seek exemption, and it  is 'the intention to start the first  schedule games before New Years.  The auction sale of farm implements and live stock last Thursday  at the farm of W. J. Woods, by  /        *   Corpl. G. B. Brown   '  /Member of 3rd Can. Batt. when  killed in action recently in France.  "I came out to France, met Basil,  and cannot" teil you what a great  blow it was to us all when he fell,"  writes Lieut. A. L. Wilson. "His  death was instantaneous, as,* I am  sure he would have wished it, if it  had to come. I think there was  never a more popular man in Jhe  battery nor1 one less afraid'of dan-  ger. He rendered many very valuable services to the battery and at  Vimy, in "April, won fhe military  Medal He ' was buried in the  Brand- Lock Cemetery, Belgium,  ariifl nearly all the battery, at the  W������������������,L. (wagon line) followed him  tdihis last resting place. We all  mourn'the Joss of ya'"good N.C.O.,  a'cfie'erful companion and a brave  man^V-3^ ' ;>/.-ty'.r>^v ������������������/��������������������������� _: -  v?r������������������It<is with'sincere"regret-'.that;I  write������������������>you>o������������������;lth6������������������ideatH ���������������������������* ivS action  people of 'iEnderby-Grin-  droll-Mara district quickly responded to the appeal made last week  in behalf of- the /Halifax relief  fund. The work was madeveasy  for the canvassers, who met with  a ready response ast soon as their  mission was made known. Treas-  urcr.C. B. Winter remitted to the  treasurer of the relief fund, on  Monday, Dec. 24th;*, lhe sum of  $470.65. 'Some contributions are  yet to come in, andiit is expected  the sum   will   be   raised   to   $500.  The- following cori'tributions are  acknowledged:     * "%        "���������������������������  Rev. J.' A. Dow I $50.00  C. B. Winter ...S..H   10.00  A.   C.  Skaling -"������������������     5.00  F. A. Adams    '<: " 3 00  Mrs. M. S. Brown  V     1.00  ���������������������������V  .������������������������������������������������������,-epy..  ^Ifianything vcan be ^consolation  to 7yoiiri trust' the" knowledge that  your  will  niost-'-efficient "soldier  "and    one  whose place will be hardest to fill,  yoiir^sbn is mourned by us all." '  Miss E. M. Forster  Miss  F.  C.  Mowat -*-....  H. E. Mowat   V ...  Mrs. E. J. .Emeny . >....  Mr. and Mrs. H. McKee .  R. E. T. Forster  .'.V....  II.   Byrnes    t....  Enderby Public School  .  Mrs. L. P. Mowat . .S   Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Xwigg  -H.   Butchart -. .;   Mr."and Mrs. ,J. Emeny  .  A. .Emeny    Sr....  W.  C.  McKevion   .J.   Mrs.  Stewards   ....}.:..  S.  S. Graves ���������������������������   G.   Kent' ?.-. ..  Mr. ,and Mrs. Stroulger  .  W.  J.  Fenton ���������������������������?....  Okanagan   Saw  Mills.' ........ 25.00  T. M..-Lewis   ....    "' '     *"  H.- Biish   ....... .*  P. G. Farmer  ...  S.  O.' Skjeie   ....  A. - Black   ;~......  G.t-.Griffiths    ,  R: /BruceSOldfprd  James v -'Evans''._. -..  Edri Lafson.V.V.V.  \V.-ES������������������\arkrSSS. ...  Addie ���������������������������^B.^FaulknerS*.T.  r* J  S.Sss-.  v*   -  2.00  -2.00  2.ao  1.00  5.00  5.00  3.00  28.10  2.00  5.00  2.00  2.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  5.00  1.00  5.00  .. 2.00  .. ,2.00  .. "2.00  .. 3.00  '.. ;'2.00  .>:'." 1.00  vV-2.00  SS^M  * /V2.00<  X_*������������������j������������������S&l  r\son,was killed while-tat. duty  - help;-you -bear' your ^loss.^fA"  Auctioneer Hassen, proved most  successful.. Bidding was lively,  but prices were not forced up lo  any fancy figure, and buyers as  well as seller were satisfied with  results. - ���������������������������  Since Russia started a republic  they-seenrtoVhave~fdurt{rit aywKole  lot" harder 'to retain their liberty  than it was to get it.  In these feverish days of knitting a fellow^can't be blamed for  envying 'the the man who has at  least one wooden leg and can darn  the hole in one sock with paint.   ;  It was 'the divine right of kings-  that had more to do with starting  ���������������������������his war than anything else. It will  be the divine right of the people  which will have the most to say in  the settlement.  CVM. Q. puts an old verse in  slang thus: "The poor benighted  Hindoo; he docs the best he  kindoo; he sticks to his caste, from  first to last, and for pants���������������������������hc  makes his skindoo."  A Kansas newspaper says it does  not make much difference whether  the German Government is blown  up from within or without, but it  does,seem 'lo be a grave mistake  for the withouts to wait so long.for  the withins to do it, because it is  just possible that the withins are  waiting for the withouts to do it.  A light vote of the ratepayers of  Enderby was polled on the by-law  extending the electric light agreement between 'the City and the  Okanagan Saw Mills, last Monday,  but of those voting there was an  overwhelming majority in favor of  renewal. Thirty-two votes were  polled for the by-law and only  two against.  iui-cy.:-.t.-'.-. i:^.vv.-'������������������k.v.-,*-*si^uw  Provincial Poultry Show-  Corp. J. E. Pacey  Member of the 7th Can. Batt.,  killed in action Nov. 14th. "He  surely died a soldier's death,"  writes a. companion, to Mrs. Pacey.  "He did not suffer. He .was the  best 'pal' I ever had."  J.  G."  T.  J.  A  E.  Lidstone   ..  Lidstone ...  Morton ....  Person   ...-".,  Friend  Olseri      \ Friend  Peacock   ..  Kirshfelt   ..  Blackburn  ;,  Stroulger   ..  Rothweil -..  Emeny }...  Pearhell  Wm.  Monk   :.,  -WmVMcSheyV.  J.yiKirshfelf-V1.^  :A.\ Lidstone iV:  .25  ;'.25  .50  ".25  .25  1.00  ���������������������������.50  .25"  .1.00  5.00  -.50  "2.00"  ���������������������������1.00  ���������������������������1.00  rl.OO  o '-:8o  A..L.Htstonei.'.'v.v.\s.S.^S.{.':VS.-'SSS 1'.50  Ben vCaiisonv.-;v-.--...," .'.':::r.'-^LOO.  H.  R.  L.  J.  Er  R.-  Tliere was a very fine and representative number of birds on exhibition  at thc Provincial Poultry  '���������������������������  Show this year.    From reports re-1  qeived  from  the Provincial secre^  lary.  while    there,   I    understand" , -  this was onc of the best Provincial  Shows ever held in the Province,  except,     possibly,     in     numbers,^,,,  which also made a very creditable  showing.   The/iuality of thc-birds \  was parexcellence, and the classes     '"  in all the wellknown varieties and ., S  breeds "were   very   large'.     White-V  Wyandottes, ^ White , Rocks,   Buff .V"  Orpingtons, R. I.. Reds'aridr Barred Jy  Rocks ' being   particularly  to-the/'V  fore.    Whit ������������������Legho'rns  were  awayVf-  down. ���������������������������- There- were  also . particu-   ,V  larly/large- classes   in   the   utility v~,  breeds., '   /  The. show was well 'staged, in a  fine building, and the coloring of.-  '  the" birds   and .the   bunting   pre/   ���������������������������  sented a very" gay appearance.,The-_���������������������������'  secretary and superintendent'were   ���������������������������,  on^ the' job^ at .all  limes   and   all-. *  hours, and the very best courtesy*" V  shown'to visitors. .Nothing better'-S.  could   have * been - desired  ���������������������������7SA  I V������������������ iVfrf.  Y9-.  ���������������������������7> Vr^J  .   , f-\-cirX  .    *-���������������������������^-*-  . y ^ ��������������������������� V* ������������������  -..���������������������������Zfu "iti'Sr  in^the V.^^  way .of weather, so "taking .every-'"/- ^V^.^  thing .into consideration, ��������������������������� Kam-,;y; '^7^.7%  loops" held "ar..very successful' I-JrQry- V.^^?VV^.  vincial Show. -> -. ,.   v  -.  -   There were .some- thirty-five "del-  v    '-' xS:-f-r'i\  egates in .attendance "from affil-5  iatecL associations all over tlit^Pro-^^-^H^l^  vince,' and -Thursday,- from early-/-t/.-|gsg^  morning'until -late* Tat 'night,* "was i'^ffi h-A  given >:up ���������������������������tb^the  handling, bf Hhes^j-'y-Q-ti���������������������������  5.00  , 1.00  1.00  lO.'OO  *   .50  2.00  1.00  .1.00  1.00  .50  1.00  .50  .50  sup  C.^h^Keeves  A V Reeves--.  A.  M.  Baird   ./.,...'.'.  Mrs., 'A. -Duncan ;-r:'S  JWVJ.^Wqpds* VVV*'.  ^qs"ciih4^Stamberg>J-���������������������������.''..  Ar/McPherson*7'   W.  E. Duncan:-   Wm. Owen*. . ."*.'... *  G. Buttepworth"..-.-.  Mrs.  W.  Cadden "...  James   Bell      Mr.   Rogers      C. E. Davidson     N.  Pavlos        1.00  H. O. Kellett  ....'     1.00  Rupert -Davy    ���������������������������������������������     1.00  Enderby'Supply Co     5.00  Joe   Vvsohlid        1.00  Frank  Olner        1.00  mais-wejo .;.:...:.::..:.   liio  E. J.  Mack    -.. 5.00  R.  W.  Patten     1.00  J. E. Crane    1.00  F. B. Dill   .'  5.00  Frank Mancel    50  Frank  Miska  1.00  W. J.  Donaldson     2.00  L. J. Oakes    1.00  R.  Davidson     1.00  Wm. Jones   2.50  E. 13. Dill    5.00  Rev. J.  R.  Gretton     1.00  Mrs. II.-Mills    2.00  K. lmanaka     2.00  J.-'.Eahibert  rw.  J.  Dickie  Geo rife -  7- $472.65  Graham   Rosoman  City'of Enderby  I  2.50  100.00  II. II. 50  II.  Cooke  ��������������������������� 1.00  II.  D.  13     1.00  J.   Bawlrce    50  E.  Cooke     1.00  S.   Cooke     1.00  Russell  Dondaneau        1.00  Mrs. A. Anderson       1.001  A. E. .Hayhurst     1.00 j  E. R. Wcller     1.001  John   Mallory     1.00  R. E. Johnston '..    1.00  D.   Coristine     1.00  /David  Dondaneau         1.00  R. S. and R.     1.00  Mrs.   Hadow  ,1.00  Mrs. Reckenzaun     1.00  John   Gardner       1.00  II. M. Walker     3.00  Manager Bobb put on an educational film "at-lhe Opera House^on  Christmas nighty entitled "Beware  of Strangers.'V it-is'a-Selig pro  duction, giving' a-'lifelike- presentation of the workings of "the, gang  of crooks in-several, cities o'f the  United States'- under the Mann Act.  The incidents portrayed were not  exaggerated in the least, but told  111 c~story"irr~"pi ctu re^wh rchVwas"  published^in the cily press at the  time of lhe exposure of the workings of the gang. One has to have  some knowledge of the actual  work of these sharks in the large  cities to credit thc slory as it i.s  : told in picture. The burning out  of thc armature at the commencement of lhe show delayed the performance nearly an hour, but thc  large audience patiently waited,  and bore ��������������������������� lhc inconvenience and  discomfort  most   cheerfully.  A.  Fvall     1.00  J.   Monk     1.00  A Friend     1.00  Miss Sullon       .50  O. C. Kuehn ".    LOO  A. J. Larson     1.00  W. J. Greenland 1.00  Max  Dangel :     ��������������������������� .50  F,  Hoffman    50  II. J. Knapp     5.00  Geo.  Williams     5.00  Mrs.  McManus   75  W. J. Monk     1.00  C. W. Crandlcmire        1.00  T. Lidslone    50  Rev. E. A. Cassidy, Mi A��������������������������� four-  ilecn years a missionary in Japan,  now "back to lhe land" in the  Oyama district, preached in the  Methodist Church last Sunday evening, giving a sermon distinctly  out of the ordinary, but a.simple  heart message based on the entry  of thc Brilish troops into Jerusalem, and contrasting-the present  condition of thc Jews to what "it  might have been had they taken  God's way, and enlarging upon  this thought to take in all the  Christian nations of the world,  now engaged in the delectable  spectacle of butchering each other,  all in the name of lhe Prince pf  Peace. Mrs. Harris of-Armstrong  gave a vocal solo most sweetly,  ancl Mr. W. T. Hayward of Salmon  River rendered in good form thc  solo "Nazareth."  ceniber .andrDistrict. NriV^show* 7  in vjtentictoif ther third week in, De-- ?4V;  cembcr.'     This * as   you swill Ysee-,. "-'  makes a-very fine.,arrangement-*Tor >/- -  exhibiting   at" the    three:  district.,  '   ;,  shows, which are quite close, and   *  the best birds  exhibiting in Vancouver 'two or. three weeks later.   ''.  Arrangements arc also being.form- ,  ulatcd whereby exhibits attending  the'Provincial Show from Interior  points will receive a rebate fronl  the ' association   on   thc    express  rates,--whiGh--wilWie-allowed-on-a���������������������������===-  sliding scale something after  this  fashion:   From   points  within   200    -  miles   of   Vancouver,- no   rebate;  points 200 'lo 400 miles from Vancouver,   say   10   per   cent;   points  400 to GOO miles, 20 per cent; over  600 miles, 25 per ccnl.    This, as  you can see, will bc a great help  to Interior breeders.  Another matter of very great  importance is thc marketing and  fattening plant to be established al  New Westminster, which will be ���������������������������  run" on lines similar lo this: Birds  from any association or member  to be shipped to thc 'fattening  plant and charge of some 20c,per  bird made for fattening and marketing of Ihe fowls. It was shown  that birds weight would increase  from, ojic to 1 Vi pounds, and properly fattened fowl, instead of selling for from Kic to 20c, would  command 28c lo 35c per pound.  These are just a few of the  things which were accomplished  at this convention, and arc slated  here to give lhe general public  some idea as to thc work the B.C..  Provincial Poultry Association i.s  doing.  For further information and for  membership in this association apply toll. A. Allison, Director,  Armstrong, B.C.  -lis.  Russia has a steam roller all  right but all thc steam, seems to be  turned into lhe exhaust pipes. ���������������������������  In thc good old days there was  not any shortage of farm laborers,  because every farmer then raised  his own farm laborers.  y  A-- THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, "December 27, 1917  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  IS.   M.   WALKKH.   Advertising Rates:   Transient, 50c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion.    Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  Published  every   T.iursduy at    Enderby,  Ii. C. at  *S2   per  yei.r,  Walker   Press.  by  the  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1917  GENEROUS HEARTED  Again   lhc people of Enderby-Grindrod-Mara  dislrict have proved lhcir generous hearlcdncss.  When lhe appeal was made a week ago on behalf oi' lhe Halifax relief fund,' il was not expected that lhe contributions from this district  would overrun $300, in view of the many appeals which have been freely responded'.to in  the pasl lew months.   But up to Saturday night,  the advertised lime ol* closing, the amount was  very near hall* a thousand.   The canvassing commillcc having  lhe subscription papers in hand  arc lo be congratulated again on the ready response given by themselves, and the people as a  whole on lhcir greal spirit ol* generosity in time  of need.   Those good people of Grindrod arc lo  be especially congratulated on thc way they contributed lo lhis worthy cause.    Perhaps in- the  grand total oi* millions which has poured into  Halifax   from   all  parts   of   America,   the  half  thousand from lhis district will nol loom up so  brightly, but, just the same, these few hundreds  mean more sacrilice to the givers lhan as many  thousands would mean in many olher localities  thc most moderate 3ret expressed. Germany's  reported terms agree to leave the disposition of  Alsace-Lorraine to a plebiscite of the inhabitants; Britain to pay Germany for her lost African colonies, the money to be used for the rehabilitation of Belgium, Serbia, Roumania and  Northern France; thc Russian provinces bordering the Baltic Sea, the Black Sea and Prussia to  become independent under a German plan; Poland to' bc called an independent state under  Austrian suzerainty; disarmament, freedom of  lhc seas and commerce to be left to the peace  conference; Roumania, Serbia and Montenegro  lo retain their original boundaries with the right  of access to lhe sea being granted to Serbia; Turkey to remain intact.  Great Britain's war aims, as expressed by Mr.  Lloyd-George in the House of Commons, are  much-modified. The "war after the war" policy  enunciated some months ago has been dropped  entirely and now Great Britain is in* full accord  with President-Wilson's outline_of \yaf aims; she  seeks no territorial extension except that which  an "international conference agrees is necessary  to future security; while the German colonies  are regarded as non-returnable, because the  peace conference must consider the future security of the British Union of South Africa, yet  Britain actually is not desirous of further territory there;.Britain is also not now in sympathy  with the imperialistic demands attributed to  minorities in other Allied countries; she'agrees  that, certain territorial readjustments are necessary���������������������������but only for the purpose of guaranteeing  fuluiv security; regarding Alsace-Lorraine, Britain holds that if the Germanized population of  Lorraine desires to remain German, that section  should be allowed to be apart of the German  empire; in the Balkans adjustment of territorial  boundaries is held by Great Britain to be a problem for decision at the international peace body.  Great Britain supports Italy's .'demand for the  return of Italia-Irridenta, including Trieste and  the Trcntino. but not her claims for Dalmatia  and olher territory of this character; Poland, in  the Brilish point of view, should bc permitted to  work oul her own destinies, and llie same right  must be accorded Courland and Lithuania; regarding Belgium, full reparation after relinquishment is lhc policy insisted upon; and there  is lhe general approval of the plan for a protectorate of Christian powers over the Holy Land  henceforth.  At this distance, il looks verv much as though  Are you going to do any  Building or Repairing  This Season?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  No. 4-Floorng and Ceiling ........ ��������������������������� v. 15.00 per thousand  No. 4 Drop'Siding ........v. 15.00.     "      "  Cull Boards���������������������������..������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������  ...10.00    "���������������������������"  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6 ....".........-... 15.00      "      "  Dry 16-inch Slabs ...      2.25  Dry Blocks ......   .'$ 2.50  Planing Mill Wood     2.25  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Emi.,i>,  King Edward  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, &J^URPHY Enderby  ~>ifS%  mc fighting  powers are -making more strenuous  cilorls to gel together on a .sane basis of peace  than lhcy are to get at each other's throats on  the blood-stained lighting;.fronts. =��������������������������� It shouloVbe  mighty interesting to watch the moves yon" the;  great chess board of diplomacy in the next ..six  months. ' '"'  LOYALTY  PEACE  "CONVERSATIONS"  For  eign  P  Secretary BTdTourim a dc a very-mr"  porlaiil slalemenl in llie House of. Commons a  lew days ago when, in answer to a Liberal member's question as lo Great Britain's war aims, hc  said it was his belief that "friendly conversations" were better than a formal conference for  the discussion of lhe delicate mailers relating to  war aims and peace.  Following lhis statement, a day or two later,  Vmier Lloyd Geoi'ge restated Great Britain's  war aims. At Ihe same lime, statements come  from seemingly ollicial sources as to Germany's  new peace oilers. These statements and counter  statements have been going on some months.  They are what Foreign Secretary Balfour terms  "friendly conversations." They are preliminary  lo lhe formal pence conference which is on lhe  way. Fach side is jokeying for position; each  endeavoring lo hold lhe upper hand in lhe eyes  of his own people, yet anxious to reach an understanding with the olher. Diplomatically and  cainoull:  ligerenl  forts lo make lhe "bitter end" come quickly. We  of lhe Allied countries are told with religious  and military regularity lhat Germany is on the  verge of a collapse. And lhc people of Germany  are lold the same thing aboul England. In lhis  way the war parly in each counlry is endeavor-  keep up lhe courage of the people and lo  f spirit. At the same lime  vising from week lo week  each  side.    Gradually  the  I lie leaders of each side of the bcl-  governmenls are making slrenuous ef-  ige  A Happy New Year to all!'  These words are  ���������������������������nol lightly expressed; wc'men them in the truer  sense.   To bc "happy we must bc loyal: loyal to  the home, lhe community; '.the; empire. . But it  must be the right kind of loyalty.    "You see,"  once wrote Mark Twain in "A Yankee in King  Arthur's Court," "you see, my kind of loyalty  was lhc loyalty to one's country, not to ils institutions and office-holders.   The country is the  real  thing,   the   substantial   thing,  the eternal  thing; it is the thing to watch over and care for,  and be loyal to; institutions are extraneous, they  arc ils mere clothing, and clothing can wear out,  Tiecomc" ragged; cease TttrylrrT^OTnTortabler^cease1  to  protect  the body from  winter, disease and  death.   To be loyal to rags, to shout for rags, to  worship rags, lo die.forrags���������������������������that is a loyalty  of  unreason,  it is pure animal;  it belongs  to  monarchy, was invented by monarchy; let.monarchy keep it.    I was fronl Connecticut, whose  constitution  declars 'that all political power is  inherent in the people, and all free"governments  are founded on lhcir authority and instituted for  their benefit, and that they have at. all times an.  undeniable and indefeasible right to alhfr their  form of governmcnl in such a manner as they  may  think expedient.'    Under  that gospel,  the  citizen   who  thinks  hc sees   thai  lhe commonwealth's political clothes are worn out, and yet  holds his peace and does not agilale for a new  suit, is disloyal; he is a traitor.   That he may bc  Ihe only one who thinks he sees this decay, docs  nol excuse him.   It is his duly to agitate anyway,  and il. is the duty of thc others to vole him down  if they do not sec lhe mailer as he does."  Our home-cured hams and bacon are  always in demand. Most delicious in  flavor, and not an ounce of waste.  GEO. R. SHARPE  WHOLESALE - RETAIL BUTCHER  SECRET SOCIETIES  j; 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.  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend. .  CHAS. HAWINS, C. C.    .  H. M. WALKER K. R. S.  R. J. COLTART. M.F..   ,  Hall suitable forConcerts, Dances and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc., address,  F. FRAVEL. Enderby-  PROFESSIONAL  ^C. SKALING, B. A.  V Barrister, Solicitor, ���������������������������  Notary Public.    ,  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  .���������������������������������������������������������������  Auctioneer  and  Live  man  Stock  Sales-  Coal mining rights of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberla, the Yukon Territory, lhe  Northwest Territories and a portion  of the Province of British Columbia,  inr.y-be leased for a term of Iwerity-  onc years at an annual rental of $1'  an acre. Not more than 2500 acres  will be leased lo one applicant.  Application for a lease must be  made by the applicant in person to.  lhe Agent of sub-Agent of the drs-  Irict in which righls applied for ai'fe  situated.  In   surveyed   territory the land  musl be described by sections, pr .  legal sub-divisions of sections, arid \  in   unsurveyed  lerrilory   the  tra'ct  applied for shall bc slaked out by  lhe applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be  refunded if the rights applied for  are not available, bul nol otherwise."  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the  rate of five cents per lon.y  The person operating the mine .  shall furnish the Agent with sworn  returns   accounting .for " the/ fullf  iquaiitity-^'bf'*-. merchantable    coal1",  mined and pay the royalty thereon." .  If the coal mining rights are. not  operated,  such  returns  should  be  furnished at lelist once a year.  The lease will include the-ebs!'  mining rights only, but the lessee  may be permilled to purchase-whatever available surface rights as may  be considered" necessary for the  working of the mine, at the rate of  $10 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy "Minister of the Interior.  N.B.-Unaulhorizcd publication of  lhis advertisement wiil not bc paid  .  for.���������������������������83575.     "  Are your  Farm Sales my  about  Armstrong  specialty,  your   sales  See me  B. C.  Butter Wraps  running low?  Better order some now  AUSTRALIA AND CONSCRIPTION  '"M" lo  keep nlive the lighli  lhere con I in lies the  ol*  the  win' aims o  iiinis ol eneh are so modified as to bring" Ihem  in very close accord, and it is only a question of  lime when they will have been so modified as lo  make a formal peace conference possible.  if we are lo believe the reports which come,  seemingly ollicial, from Washington and London, Ihe Christmas Pence Terms ol" Germany  and of England were not far out,  They were J1  The war parly of Australia���������������������������lhat class of lhe  government and the people who prefer the  bludgeon to brains in the settlement of international disputes���������������������������must have received a decided  shock lhe olher day when lhc relurns were received on the second vote on conscription. At  the lime lhe first vote was taken, some months  ago, conscription lost by some 00,000 voles. Thc  war parly then resumed lhc struggle, and the  question was again submitted lo a referendum  on December 21 si. The figures arc not yet complete, bul lo dale the majority against conscription stands 1711,000. Australia, apparently, docs  not want lo implant on that sacred soil this  egacy of a dying and damned cause���������������������������militarism  When you need anything in the line of  Commercial Printing, 'phone the  Home Printer  Booklets Envelopes  Counter Check Books Price Lists  Stock Certificates Dodgers  Window Cards Circular Letters (typewriter)  Stork Cards Posters  ���������������������������' 7<1 b  I  Thursday, December 27,19i7  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Tha  FOOD GONTROULER  SAYS:-  It cannot too earnestly be urged  that Canada's supply of pork products for export to the Allied nations must be increased almost  without limit. Patriotism and  good business combine to make  the effort commendable. The need  for animal products by,"the Allied  armies and civil populations is increasingly great: the need for ba-  ��������������������������� con and pork products most of all  because they contain the largest  quantity, weight for weight, of  the animal fats needed for the  soldiers. -Bacon ��������������������������� contains   2,930  . calories as compared- with" ];100  for the same weight of beef, and  of only 670 in lean beef. Shrikage  in a dressed product is only 25 per  . cent of the live weight of hog  meat, while in beef, veal, mutton  and lamb it.is 50 per cent.  Canada's hog products in 191  totalled 125,000,000 pounds. The  Allies' requirements in the same  year were 1,260,000,000 pounds.  In other words, "the Allied markets alone could have taken ten  "times the total Canadian supply.-  Yet it is not only during war time  ?thatj:he market is great. Th'e,ex-  "portfrom Canada;in a five-year  period, which naturally covers at  least two years of peace," averaged only six per cent of the British imports of hog products. The  demand during the reconstruc-  ion period after the war may ' be  assumed.to.beat least as great  as it is nowHuring the conflict.  --.���������������������������If municipal by-laws were relaxed, as a war measure, so as to  permit suburban dwellers to keep  pigs near their dwellings,  such  V might be, accompli shed. Mr. Hoover-has stated that properly kept  ��������������������������� .pigVare'no "more; insanitary^ than  = are dogs. .By)"backyard" meth-  . ods ,alorie 7 last." year,- - Germany'  "s-was able' to raise -500,000' more  :pigs thah-Ca'nada possessed from  V coast'to'<c6ast. -7 If thelniperative  ^necessity,bf increased production  7 is realized by the farmers of this  ^country; there"is no' doubt* that  ; -vthe problem .will besolved. , :But  we cannot afford .to delay for. the  > situation in regard to food is one  - of the utmosf gravity.'.    ''-  - Canada's Victory Loan  The latest returns in the Victory Loan campaign show a total  "of 782,714 subscribers, or one  subscriber for every ten people  in Canada. This establishes a new  record with respect to the proportion of the population of a country  subscribing to its war loans. The  previous record was held' by  GreatBritain, where, one jperson  in every twenty-three subscribed  to the last war loan. In the Liberty Loan campaign in the United  States, bonds were sold to one  person out of every twenty-seven  of the population. V:  In many cities, towns and  districts in Canada, the proportion of the population buying  Victory Bonds was - even -higher  than one in ten. In a number;.of  cases it was high as one in four. -  The achievement in connection  with Canada's Victory Loan,  while primarily due to the splendid spirit of patriotism that pervades the country, is another  evidence of what may be accomplished through press advertising  backed by an adequate selling  organization.  Prior to the Victory Loan campaign there were comparatively  few bond buyers in Canada. The  third Canadian"War Loan of last  spring,, which was the most widely distributed'bond issue in Canada up to that time, had only 41,-  000 subscribers. They, Finance  Minister deemed it essential that  many times that number should*  subscribe to the Victory Loan. He  assigned to the press the task of  educating with respect to the  Loan the great masses of the people who were not bond buyers,  and in most cases had only a very  faint idea of the meaning of the  term "bond" as applied to securities.  For several weeks before the  sale of Victory Bonds commenced  Canada's need for money to  carry on the war and to.maintain  her agricultural and industrial  prosperity was presented to s the  people of Canada in display adver-  t'sments in the press. Emphasis  was placed in these advertis-  ments^on the privilege and "duty  of every Canadian to assist in the  war financing of his or her country, and upon the fact that if  Canada's financial needs were to  be met the great masses of the  people would have to buy Victory  Bonds. The meaning of a "bond"  and the security behind Canada's  Victory "Bonds were explained in  simple every-day language. Similar educational work was done  voluntarily by almost all newspapers, and other publications  through their news and editorial  columns.  By November 12th, when the  sale of Victory Bonds commenced  the people had been educated  very thoroughly to the need for  the money/the security behind  the Loan and the reason why  every person who could should  buy one or more Bonds. The preparatory educational work was  followed up by personal solicitation' by a most efficient Dominion  wide organization -of .personal  workers. Concurrently with that  personal ^solicitation there "appeared in the press a series of  "selling" advertisments empha-  sizing^ the immediate privilege  and duty of every Canadian to  buy Victory Bonds,, and " many  editorials and news articles along  the same line were published' in  every newspaper.  The press publicly created an  atmosphere and a knowledge of  the situation that in addition to  securing large^ numbers of-subscribers without "personal solicitation made it possible for, the  personal, .workers'to do their  work quickly and effectively and  .with -infinitely Jgreater- results  than could have/Been obtained  without the educational, inspira-  tional^ahd; selling advertisments  irithe Rress- V. v. ;.��������������������������� *,v j -77,.y'V  "^Ariliejcbnclusion'bf" the cam-,  paign Sir Thomas White, in a tele-*  gram tdJ.-H. - Woods, President  .Canadian Press Association; Inc.,  "expressed^his sincere-thanks^f or  the fine spirit and 'splendid .energy shown by~the ,press_ and his  opinion'that the press had' every  reason-to congratulate itself upon  the character and effectiveness  of the* advertising propaganda.  the problem will depend on the  available':supply'-of.liquid capital;  and now, when huge profits  are being made in many directions, Vis clearly the-.time to  set aside the capitaLthat will be  required.  ���������������������������'���������������������������-: s .'."���������������������������:.     "':...       . ).  7  :������������������������������������������������������>:   Peace^Negotiations  Petrograd���������������������������The German and  Austrian Foreign Ministers, Dr.  von Kiielmann and Count Czernin  have notified Leon Trotsky, the  Bolsheviki Foreign Minister, that  they will arrive at Brest-Li toysk  on Tuesday, to begin negotiations  for a general European peace.  The evening papers announce  that Trotsky ��������������������������� has notified the  Allied Embasies that the armistice had reached definite results  and that peace negotiations will  begin and asking to participate,  or to state whether, they want  peace or not.  Up to this evening" the Embassies had not received the  communication and an informal  conference of the Allied diplomats is reported to have reached'  no decision.  The following article was written by Elbert Hubbard a few  years before the war clouds broke over Europe. One can read the  writer's  thoughts,  therefore, without thinking "pro-German" of him  " Elbert JIubbard  down "with the  Lusitania, when.she was '.'torpedoed by a German submarine. Il will  be interesting to watch and see in what degree lhis writer foreshadows world condilions after peace is again brought about.  or that he had. any desire Jo see a "German peace."  was onc of the prominent, men of the  world   to  go  After the War Problems  In a book' recently  published  by Mr. Wriel D'Acosta, London,  Eng., the writer refers  to the  problems   in economic   finance  which will, prevail" when peace  comes. He says the impoverish-  meruVof"Europe" by war means  thatthose who  have something  to sell will not readily find buyers, because of the general lack  of   purchasing   power,   .which  spehVa.'fall in prices. There will  certainly be a heavy demand for  money for purposes of restoration  arid the  replenishment of   exhausted stocksVahdr,the author  thinks that "money must become  yerjrV.clear   in the post-bellum  period, aud remain so for quite a  long time:" But the demand will  not be, what is called by the economists, "effective," except as regards absolutely unavoidable expenditure for the necessities of  the nation; and for this reason,  as: well as the temporary slump  irt business,,which must be expected, many will take a different  view.  An   American   authority  thinks that money rates are reasonably certain to decline   considerably with the   advent   of  peace, because,, allowing for the  demand for capital for reconstruction purposes, it will not be as  irresistable as is war's demand  for capital. And there is much to  be said for his opinion. The most  difficult problem will be that of  finding    employment    for   the  working classes who are no longer  required by the State, either in a  civil or military capacity,   and  that is where the Government  will have to display more intelligence that it has shown in dealing  with labor during the war.  It is  obvious, too, that the solution of  Still Has Troubles  Br'er Jim Grier, formerly editor  of the Slocan Record,- and- later  of the Hedley Gazette, is now at  Lomond, Alberta, and still has  his troubles, as the following  paragraph from a recent issueyof  the Lomond Press indicates:  "Owing to a break in the press  while moving this- issue is late  three or four days. Moving - has  been so frequent lately that it is  a poor week when we,haven't to  sort out "a hundred pounds or-fso  of pi. It is hoped that the Press  is now settledln permanent quarters; right behind .the bank and  not too far from the Vault should  the business require a substantial  loanrat a nominal <rate > of -, .interest."-  -  "-    v -: -\{   7  ,. \ / >-~  "Soak Him" y  1 ;J  .: The druggist danced arid chortled, till tne bottles danced on' the  shelves.    '- ?. * .���������������������������    .    ', .  ��������������������������� ' 'What's up?'?, asked * the vsoda:  clerk.'- "Have you been taking  something?"   -'    '7 7S-ji-}   - -  "No. But do you remember  when our water pipes were frozen  last winter?"  "Yes, but what-'"     ���������������������������  -   "Well, the plumber who  fixed  them has just come in to have  a  prescription filled  >>  FiveThousancHor-a Heifer  At a sale of pure-bred shorthorns at Sanquhar, Morayshire,  Eng , recently, a world's record  price of $5,875'was paid for a  yearling heifer by Mr. Buttar, of  Coupar-Angus/The animal was  a red heifer of the Clipper family  eight representatives of which  made the extraordinary average  of $3,875: Purchases were made  on behalf of his Majesty the King,  Royal Farm, Windsor, and the  Prince of Wales, Duchy of Cornwall.  -There is a firmly fixed .idea  in the minds of the proletariat that when. you take  something away from people  you have to give them something in return.  The critics of Colonel In  gersoll used to declare that'  he had , taken away their  devil and their hell and had  given them nothing to replace these precious things.  In like mariner the stickr  lers for .war, lift a wail of  woe and declare, "You -are  taking away ' our martial  spirit and giving us nothing  in return." In all spontaneous  criticism, no matter how absurd, there is a germ of truth."  The bugaboo o'f the bourgeois about taking something away: and giving nothing in return- is the  assumption that ^the thing  can really be done. Nature  abhors a" vacuum, not only  in the physical world but  also in the mental. The bird  molts his feathers when he  feels-,a new. "crop coming.  Folks never give up. an old  idea until a new one? ^begins  tosprput.v/. '", ,\ ,-} v"v'  .' Always ' and\'foreyer '"the  outworn is.pushed- asideVby,  the oncoming new.' -fvrv-'���������������������������1  ' Creeds"; are "vreplacdv'Tby;  other, creeBs," "and? rid .creed  is ever abaridohedjrimidair  or midoceari.yv,yVevcharige  cars at': the junction-pbint;  and nbt--ori the ^plains -v arid  prairies. .We * stick "to"' the  ship until she reaches a port;  From there - we again set  sail.  It is now generally adr  mitted that" it is* perfectly  feasible for'the eight Great  Powers to lay' their grievances before an International  Court, just as good citizens  These symbols of strife  keep us up to the fighting  edge, and prevent our falling  into a mush of concession  and. .paltry . goodiness���������������������������so  runs the argument. ���������������������������  Germany declares her conscription is an educational  betterment. The army,  she  says, teaches obedience, decency, cleanliness,    system,  courtesy, a civil tongue, and,,  in fact, gives the   youth   a  general nioral and spiritual  keelhauling and setting-up,  which is otherwise not obtainable. All of which is true.  Without the army,  society  would.be flabby, weak, disso-.  lute;' degenerate.    ���������������������������   -  The army .puts men _ori a,  parity and" makes the growing' youth ^iriimune   from,  the inflatedTego and the  in-?  growing Me-and-my-Ma.  Now, the reasoning   may .  be .faulty, but the fact is we  will never do away with   a  bad thing until we begin to .  grow something to take, its, *  place.   '   ./:   j , -v  Yet!the -war 'spirit; hasv  grown\less and; less, asvthe y  attention:^of*meri- hasH>beeri^  -i>  !*>!  ,Sj~-^vSfi-  Thusjdid' the Corsicari; state s  a g*reiat truth ^negatively;. He,"  might have quoted Aristole,.  who   lived .four   hundred;  years before Christ,  "Peace'  abroad is only possible when  we begin to realize, that our  greatest dangers are'.'from  the enemies that lurk-in our  own camps."  ^ri  October Weather  Enderby  Stati  on  metcroloL'ical  report  by Mr. N  . H. Kenny:  Ol  a  r.  to  c  CS    *  2  f5  c  a  & '������������������������������������������������������  a ���������������������������  Remarks  1  61  46  15  1.00  Pt   clear  2  62  40  13  .25  Cloudy  3  70  50  29  Clear  4  75  46  29  Clear  5  76  38  38  .02  Pt   Cflear  (i  58  37  2V  Clear  7  65  34  '1  Clear  8  64  36  28  Pt clear  9  62  30  23  Pt clear  10  63  38  25  Pt clear  11  50  40  19  Pt- clear  12  64  40  15  Pt clear  13  64  48  16  Pt clear  14  70  29  41  ���������������������������      Pt clear  15  58  37  21  .50  Pt ������������������������������������������������������ clear  1(5  52  24  28  Pt clear  17  52  25  27  Pt clear  18  42  32  10  .03  Pt   clear  10  54  28  26  Pt clear  20  52  29  23  Pt clear  21  50  30  29  Clear  22  53  32  21  Pt clear  23  58  42  16  J03  Pt   clear  24  54  28  26  .11  Pt clear  2;')  46  30  16  .05  Pt   clear  26  45  34  11  .11  Pt clear  27  42  26  16  Pt clear  28  42  32  10  2%      PI cl  20  337  27  10  Pt clear  30  40  33  7  Pt clear  31  47  31  16  Clear  now no longer fight it out, ,  Aristole was,the world's  man.against.man, .but abide "  by the law.  ' One small navy for polic.  duty is all that would be required to keep the peace. .  The arguments ��������������������������� for war  have "all been abandoned by  thinking people, save one,  a nd.. that Isithelpleai-f orvthe  martial spirit, or patriotism  as expressed in. the pride,  pomp and circumstance of  war accoutrements and war  appliances.  first scientist His theme was, =_.  Nature." The study of Nature, the overcoming of the  adverse - forces of ^Nature,  arid the final mastery of Nature were the things that  should occupy us.   '  And in these things we  will find difficulty enough to  prevent introspection and  enough of the heroic to inspire poetry equal of any ever  set a-gallop by the gods of  strife.  N  6 clear clays, 24 pt clear, 1 cloudy  Live Businessmen Use  the Columns of the  Home Paper  to boost their business and thus aid  in keeping their town on the map.  Others pull down their flag with  the first puff of war smoke and let  the good name of the Home Town  suffer by the loss of trade and good  will. War or no war, let's make  1918 the banner year of good will D  A  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, December 27, 1917  Must Blame Somebody  London���������������������������A dispatch to the  Daily News from its Stockholm  correspondent carries an inter-  viavv with M. Borovsky, who is  conducting all the business of the  Russian legation at his offices in  the Swedish capital, although M.  Gulkevitch remains in possession  of the Russian legation building.  M. Borovsky said that Russia  was compelled to make peace as  she was not in condition to continue the war and it was for  Russia's Allies to choose whether  peace should be made separate  or general.  "We realize that a separate  peace would be bad for democracy throughout Europe, and especially so in Russia," M.Borrsky  stated. "We recognize that Germany, dealing first with Russia  and afterward with the Allies  would be able to get better terms.  "Moreover, a separate peace  without a revolutionary movement in Germany would only benefit the pan-German and military  classes in Germany. The Allies  in opposing peace are forcing  Russia into a separate peace, and  also forcing her into a position  of dependence on Germany . ...  If the views of the British labor  party were shared by the British  Government Russia would not be  faced by this danger. Our quarrel  is with the British Government  by clinging obstinately to its desire to defeat and destroy Germany, thereby postponing a democratic peace and forcing Russia  into her present situation."  A SOLDIER'S PHILOSOPHY  While you are at the war you are  eilher in thc trenches or out of  them. .If out of them, don't worry.  If in���������������������������them,*vou arc either wounded  or not. If not, don't worry. If  wounded, you are either seriously  wounded or safely wounded. If  the latter, don't worry. If seriously  wounded,'you'will cither die or get  heller. If you get better, don't  worry. If you die you can't worry.  -So-I li o-hcsL.th i ng���������������������������tO-d.o_i s_to���������������������������p_ack,  all your troubles in you~ old kit bag  ancl smile! smile! SMILE!  f"Wonder"   Pump   i  Pumps Water, Oil and Sand  Besl Power Fuinp Mailc  Cheapest  to opornt,,.   Il|Kh efficiency.  Him pie. Only Three Work I ni? l'nrm.  Walerloo Hoy Stnilonnry uns l%n-  Klnea, Tractors nnd Water ^'J^Mh.  Write us your Irrigation problems.  Consultation  free,  WON DISK PUMP & ENGINE  CO., lilMITHI).  V       ft.'U   Vender   St.   W���������������������������   Viincouver.  J  Work Started at Trail Smelter  "The sin el term en's strike is off."  That was the wholesome news, according to lhe Trail-News-, that  spread like wild-fire throughout  Trail last Thursday- afternoon, and  on Friday morning former employees of the Consolidated. Co.  Hocked up thc hill in hundreds  and were put to work as fast as  lhcy could be used to advantage.  A mass meeting ol* the strikers was  called Thursday afternoon, and'  fully 1500 men turned out. It was  known lhat the strikers' committee had agreed lo recommend to  thc men thai Jhey return to'work.  Members of the Committee explained the situatrom to the men,  staling that lhcy had neither the  backing of the international or  district organizations and recommending that thc men" return to  the smelter and refineries. When  the committee made this explanation a vote was taken and it was  almost unanimously carried that  they should resume work.  If You Think You're It, You Are  If you 'think you are beaten, you  are;  If  you   think   you   dare   not,  you  don't;  If you like to win but think you  can't,  It's almost certain you won't.  If you think I you'll lo'sc,you've lost;  For out of the world we find  Success begins with a fellow's will,  It's all in the state of mind.  If  you   think  you   are  outclassed,  you are;  You've got to think high to rise;  You've got lo be sure of yourself  before  You can ever win a prize.  Life's battles don't always go i  To the strongest or fastest man;     j  But soon or late the man who wins  Is the man who thinks he can.  Splendid Grades of Footwear for Men, Boys and Children.  Leather is now higher in price than ever.    Here are the  LOWEST PRICES POSSIBLE  OUR MAIL ORDER DEPT. (H) WILL PROMPTLY DEAL WITH YOUR ORDERS AND  REMEMBER. YOU PAY NO POSTAGE !  ��������������������������� Work  Boots  To men here is a splendid boot.. All leather;  black; very strong sole;  all sizes: Month-End"  sale $3.90  pr.  For Boys  Again a  black calf  1 to 5  Sale  boot in  leather; sizes  Month-End  ..... $3.49   pr,  Children's  Tan kid lace and button  shoe with turn heel;  Sizes, 3 to 7: Month-End  Sale   ...;, $1.09   pr  Dress Boots  Patent leather with calf  tops; button and lace  styles; most sizes:  Month-End   Sale.$3.90   pr  Small Boys  A'better boot not necessary as they are very  slrong; sizes 11 to 13:  Month-end   Sale..3.19   pr  Children's  Black kid lace and button shoes; strong heel  turn; sizes 2 to 7:  Monlh-end   Sale. .1.79   pr  Astoria Shoe  For men in'box calf leather; our splendid line  at $8.50 pair; all sizes:  Month-end  Sulc.6.90  pr  Leckie's  Here is a popular Leckie  Boot;, appreciated by all  boys;'  sizes   11    to    13:  Month-end   Sale. .3.69  pr  Mohair Laces  In   30   and   54 in. long;  SPECIAL: 6 prs for .20c  School Boots  For boys; a very improved wide boot of  good leather; sizes 1 to 5  Month-end   Sale..3.09  pr  'ftfidies'  Kid comfort boot; walking heel; wlidc fitting;  sizes 1 to 7: Monlh-end  Sale    $4.35  pr.  Stop-on  Shoe Polish; black, tan  and Mahogany; 3 tins  for        25c  I  Tri-Weekly Service  Beginning January 0th, the Okanagan branch train and steamer  service will be tri-weekly. Southbound train will leave Sicamous  Junction 10.15 a. m. Tuesdays,  Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving  Okanagan Landing 13.30T steamer  leave landing 14.00, arrive at Penticton at 20.50.. North-bound  steamer will leave Penticton 8.30  n. ni. Mondays, "Wednesdays and  Fridays, arrive at Okanagan Landing 15.00; train will leave Landing at 15.30 and arrive at Sicamous at 18.45.  Want to Know Why  London,���������������������������The successful attack by German warships on a  convoy in the North Sea resulting  in the sinking of 11 -vessels, as  nun ni i Pipf 1J n-t.h p.-House-^of���������������������������Com.  mons today, came as an uncom  fortable surprise to the British  public. It is expected to cause a  revival of the serious criticism of  the British Admiralty, such as at  the time of the successful German attack on a convoy of Scandinavian merchantmen in October. Added to this is the raid  made on the Tyne 1 ast Wednesday by German warships. As a  result of these two expeditions  one British destroyer has been  sunk, another seriously damaged,  five trawlers and eight merchantmen have been sent to the bottom  another trawler has been damaged and a number of men killed,  wounded and taken prisoner.  In lhe good old days there was  not any shortage of farm laborers,  because every farmer then raised  his own farm laborers.  N^Y X^L Greeting  We find on going over the business of thc past business  vear and comparing it with the records oi* last year, that there  has been a substantial increase in the volume oi business. l;or  this we desire to thank our friends and patrons, and in doing  so to wish you one and all a Happy and Prosperous New Year  We shall endeavor to merit a continuance of a share of  your business in 1918; and to this end we promise you our  prompt and satisfactory service.  'PH0NE48  Bell Block, Enderby  TEECE & SON,  dson's Bmi (fornpamj  INCORPORATED 1670  HERBERT E.eURBIOGE STORES COMMISStOHER  I  Mail Order Department H.  VERNON, B. C.  November Weather  1  39  33  (i  9  41  39  9  ��������������������������� 3  45  30  9  4  4!)  43  - 0  5  48  41  7  0  50  35  15  7  45  37  8.  8  45  39  6  9  51  28  23  10  42  31  11  11  40  35  O  12  44  40  4  13  45  33  12  14  44  35  /  15  42  35  7  10  43  31  12  17  47  31  10  18  49  32  17  19  45  36  9  20  52  33  19  21  47  38  9  22  51  41  10  23  50  43  7  24  48  30  12  25  47  21  20  20  38  31  7  27  43  32  11  28  40  24  22  29  35  30  0  .07  .25  .12  Cloudv  Cloudy  Cloudy  Pt clear  Pt clear  clear  clear  clear  Clear  clear  Cloudy  Cloudy  Pt clear  clear  clear  clear  clear  Clear  clear  clear  PI  Pt  Pt  Pt  Pt  Pt  Pt  Pt  >o<  ���������������������������o<  >0<  V  Pt  PI  .03  "SonlT-  3 clear  days, 20  Pt   cloudy  Pt clear  Cloudy  Cloudy  Clear  Pt clear  Pt   clear  Pt clear  Pt   clear  ;09 Pt^clear  pt clear, 7 cloudy  .02  1  1   have   a   thoroughbred   York-,  shire boar for service.    E. Harrop  C.  CREED  Auctioneer and Live Stock  Salesman  Sales Undertaken in  any part of the  District  Every kind of sale my specialty  For terms apply���������������������������  C. CREED, ARMSTRONG  Send Us Your  Watch Repairs  First-class Workmanship and all  orders promptly executed.  Blake Stokes      The Jeweler  Armstrong  second time:  I.  1  I  fi  fi  n  ^NEITHER=BORROWER^NOR^LENDERJ3E^  (Watch this space each week)  Use the Telephone in winter time if you would  save a lot of time and trouble and cold feet. A phone  means comfort; face 'to face conversation right from  your own home" or oflice; No travelling, no discomfort, no failure to "catch your friend at home," and  therefore no unnecessary expense.  OKANAGAN TELEPHONE CO.  fi  4  fi  fi  fi  fi  or  >o<  >o<  >o<  Love suflereth long and is kind.  Love envieth  not.  Love vaunteth  not itself.  Love is not puffed up.  Love  doth   not  behave  itself  unseemly.  Love seekcth not its own.  Love is not provoked.  Love takefh not account of evil. -  Love beareth all things.  Love hopeth all things.  Love endureth all things.  Love never faileth.  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 its sting  In knowing that we try.  Come, then, ye craven-hearted,  Let this your motto be:  Unity, faith and grit-  There lieth victory.  Happy New Year to All  In wishing our Patrons a New Year of Happiness,  Peace and Prosperity, we desire to express our sincere appreciation for the very liberal patronage you  have given to us in the year 1917. And we wish to  assure you that in 1918 we shall strive to win and hold  a larger share of your good will and patronage, and to  merit a continuance of you r support.  DILL BROS  I  '���������������������������'I  '1  Gents' Furnishings  and Groceries  ./

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