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Array Enderby, B. C, March 7, 1918  AND      WALKER'S       WEEKLY  .7  Vol. 11; No. 1; Whole No. 541  In Vital Need of More Pig-  Only   25 \farmers   attended   the selves!    Get together!    Co-operate!  .meeting held in  the K. of P. Hall j You have thc making of your own  last Saturday afternoon to bear Mr.' market and your own price.    But  C. B. Harris speak on the need of you  never can get what, you  feel  ���������������������������fc  increasing thc hog production of  the district. -Mr. Harris is a practical, working farmer, , sent on a  tourjjOf the province by the Provincial government to point out to  his ��������������������������� fellow-farmers and the public  in, general the vital need pr the  country, and' particularly Britain  and ber Allies, ,'for greater food  production. He is speaking under  the auspices of the Fanneis'. Institute.    Unfortunately, notice of his  you ought to have so long as you  continue to sell independently onc  against thc other." ,  . THe main purpose of the lecture  'was to������������������show the need of the farm-  j  er raising more feed, and the utilization of every growing thing on  the farm in making pig.  "Every farmer wilkfind jt ini]Josz  sible to- save thc food value of the  weeds and cutoffs of tlie root crop,  etc.,   unless   he   has   an   outdoor  coming was received by Secretary' cooker near the pig pen and a silo  Little of the local Institute only a  _*- day" or two in advance of the date  of meeting,  and  the  meeting was  not generally known.  i  Mr. Harris is a young, energetic  farmer and a speaker, of no mean'  ��������������������������� ability. He set forth in trenchant  words the great losses sustained by  the Allies by submarine and the  consequent vital need of the hour.  More food must come froin Canada  and thc United Slates, and as pork  . is the quickest producer and thc  easiest raised he said-all else in  the meat line must give way to pig  for. this year ahd next. It is the  hope of the Allies that Canada and  the United Suites may be able to  ,, feed the "Allied forces-this-year  ^and next, at the end of which time  it is confidently hoped that, the  submarine menace will have' been  mastered  and sufficient ships wiP  ' then be at the-command of the Allies  to,j bring; food , supplies  from  ' other ' countries more . distant,'  -"where they food supply.; is plentiful.  . He strongly protested against Jhe;  fery so often heard that the government' should^set 'a./price- toHhe %ax-  *i������������������er on pigeon3 the hpof, and-also  : against the,appeal made in some  quarters-for government, aid in  marketing the  farmer'? produce.  "In heaven's name, men," .hejex-  claimed, "do something for your;-  for other crops. ��������������������������� With those simple contrivances, '-he said, there  need not be a thing wasted. Every  weed���������������������������even wild mustard���������������������������when  made into silage, makes fat producing pig. Mr. Harris strongly  urged clover or alfalfa pasturage  for'the pig and peas or barley as  the grain food, with kale and  white turnips "added when0the pasturage is 'gone.  He recommended dry feeding in  preference "to mash, but not dry  feed in ���������������������������thc trough. 'Jt should be  fed out of a self-feedcr,?with plenty, of fresh > water near by for the  hogs. "Plenty of exercise-for the  hog is" also nesessary,.ieven -when  they are being fattened for markcl.  , There is-bound to be a profitable  market for hogs for years'1 to conic.  The only ^thing,wc can hope to do  for .the next three or four years is  to"'supply'our own needs. /We will  have to produce double the present  output even to stop importation. -""  -?-. In-, this -.dislrict-.he said 'it should  be,y,p6ssiblcrtq;.ship hogs co-opera-;  lively in * car-load, lpts.r. When this  ban be 5done.;theymarkctsy will; air  w&ys*'he 'at"' ihe; command ""of **-" the  producers. Vy r , . V  V prepare right now for next.fall's  feeding- P\an your spring planting so as to hring oh 'lhe crop required for, cheap pig,feed next fall  and winter.  held on Tuesday, March 12th, at 4  p.m., in the City Hall. A large attendance is requested.   v  Favorable reports are- received  regarding the condition of the  little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jas.  Bell, who was taken to the Vernon  hospital several -days ago suffering  from peritonitis. ".--���������������������������--'  The Mara church.has bcen fully  NEWS AND VIEWS  Good morning! The Press is 11  years old today.    '    '.  Boni���������������������������at their home in Enderby,  Monday, Feb. 25th, to Mr. and Mrs.  Sam Skejie,-a son.    *  Born���������������������������at their home in Enderby  Sunday, March 3rd, to Mr. and Mrs.  Thos French, a daughter.  Born���������������������������at their Enderby "home  Monday, March 4th, to Mr;, and  Mrs. W. J. Woods, a,son.  A general meeting', of the Enderby Growers' Association will be  'hcldat^the oflice'"o'f the Association  on Tuesday, March 12th.  , The many friends of Mr. J.- S.  Johnstone were pleased to see him  in town again this week, after several weeks' illness in the Armstrong hospital.  The   regular " monthly    business  War Food Demonstration  The Food Service cooking demonstrations carried on Monday,  Tuesday and Wednesday of this  week by-Miss Olive E. Hayes, under the direction of thc Food Controller's department, proved more  than successful. At each demonstration and lecture, the women of  Enderby and district turned out  well, and Miss Hayes, who is a  most, capable, thorough and painstaking demonstrator, made them-  feel that' it was well worth their  time and interest to be on hand. ",  When Miss Hayes'arrived Satur-,  day evening she at once told the  committee that it -would, be impossible for her to hold her" dem-  onstrationsyin the Red-Cross tea  room, as had been decided by the  committee. The Knights of Pythias  meeting of the Red Cross will be at oncc camc forward and volun  teered the use of their hall for the  demonstrations. It proved most  fortunate that they .did, forat some  of 'the meetings from 100 to 150  women were present.  The Monday afternoon meeting  was a-lecture on,the balancing of  the -food ration;-^Tuesday was" a  demonstration - "oil .light' lcooking7  (Wednesday  afternoon  the- making  reorganized-and excellent progress: of various, kinds of'bread .was  is reported under the direction of | demonstrated, andvWedncsday eye-  Rev. .1. H. Gretton..7Mr.-Wm.-Owen: ning was given over to preparing  and Mr. T.Geo. Butterworth are the various meat substitutes.  new church wardens.'  The-demonstrator  at  the-outset  Mrs. P.Lanzer and child, sister emphasized the importance ^of do-  of John.LaForge,.is;visiting atahe;mestic science education on the  King Edward Hotel.. Mrs. Lanzerjpa>t of the women on whose shoul-  in. from Hurley, Wis., and. is re-] <>ers the welfare of the family and  turning to her home after visiting:the nation rests, showing how-food  Mr. and Mrs. taHorgc/.atVancbu-i problems demand that, education,  yer.- She'- reports'/her.brother fully,  recovered   .from," the  Agricultural Courses  The promotion of welfare of the  agricultural community as a hasis  for the industrial and commercial  prosperity of the country, was the  object aimed at hy the Parliament  of Canada wben, in J9J3, at the instance of the then Minister of Agriculture, the Ron. Martin Purre|, it  adopted thc measure Known as the  Agricultural^ Instruction Act. Py  means of tliis Act the sum of ten  million dollars was set apart for  distribution among the provinces  -over-=a^pe-riod-or-tcn-Vcars_tO-pro-  vide for a greater extension of instruction and education for those  engaged in farming.  An investigation made prior to  the introduction oT tho measure  has revealed two outstanding deficiencies in connection with agricultural development. In the first  instance, the response to the  teachings of colleges of agriculture and experimental farms was  too slow to effect an immediate  and noteworthy improvement in  thc conditions surrounding farm  life. The second weakness was  found in the fact that little or no  attempt was being made to adapt  the country's educational system  to the specific ��������������������������� requirements of  country hoys and girls. The form  of instruction was the same whether the child was destined for employment in the country or in the  town.  The placing of funds at the disposal of the provinces in the manner indicated has led to a much  wider extension of instructional  work among the men and women  wives hut for the young, men and  'women, who have left school and  are ahout to actively enter upon  affairs of life. In the schools  themselves an attempt is , being  made' to develop a system of instruction which will utilize the objects associated with rural life as a  medium through which to educate  the child. In.the higher,departments of education, the efficiency  of the provincial colleges of agriculture has heen prompted, and, in  several provinces, at least;*' schools  of an intermediate.grade, as,J>c-  -twcen-Jhe^pu blic_ school-and��������������������������� the.  agricultural* college, have becn-cs  tablished. - The object of these  special schools is to provide vocational training in agriculture and  hoiiehold science. As time goes on  and their utility, is demonstrated  it is certain that, oAying to the  financial assistance given by the  Act, their influence will be greatly  extended.  injur jr , sustained some ftime.^ago-ih"^the ship  yards at North .yaBcbuver^ V," _"'J. .���������������������������="'  -The whist,drive'andSftfawe'last  Friday =-: evening. .Vin./ aidV Of the  Trench .Comfort. Chih.\rietted ?38.  This will go "to1 providing comforts forthe hoys in theUrencJies,  to whom parcels wijj: he .shipped,  next" week. "Mrs. Speers, secretary  Much food .is wasted in corisump-  tion. : Selection  of  food, \its' preparation   arid  were .essenti  economy  foods^meat  overtaxes the liver and kidneys,  causing disease; carbohydrates, on  the contrary, were stored in thc ,  body as reserve in-the form of fats.  Using a blackboard, Miss Hayes  divided food properties 'into four  classes: the protein class, including meats, eggs, cheese, milk, such . ,  legumes as' peas, beans, peanuts  and lentcls and, oatmeal, cornmeal,  etc.; the carbohydrate class, starch  and-sugar foods, "such as^ potatoes, "^  wheat  flour,   rice,  all- cereals;   the  fat class, including olive oil, cream  and butter, lard, dripping and.veg-    V  etable oils;  the mineral  class,-- of - . -  which    cabbage,   -onions,    carrots.   -    "; -  beets, prunes, apples and fruits of  V  all kinds were examples.   ' "  ***- - .c *���������������������������  Speaking of the "functions of dif- -  '  ferent    foods   in'   the   body,  .Miss    ,  Hayes showed what-is meant-by a  balanced  diet, -reiterating^the" fact  that too much stress cannot be.put'  on   the  importance  of  a  balanced    V ",  diet in the interest of health. ��������������������������� - -  The  demonstrator, spoke.of they '   -��������������������������� /  private    food    hogs, . saying."that '",-,,-  those who had bought big stores of   _ .  u-  white    flour    would-be    properly ������������������- --'-'V  fooled,'for tlie new standard-flour--"'     -V  ���������������������������       ' - -- ..  s , ��������������������������� \   >. -.  would "be about "one third-cheaper ..y. ���������������������������/.  than the price of flour in-May-last." S ' 'S7'  < The law 'required 'that .millers . ",. ;-"  should .not use more than" 2651bj^pf V^  spring wheat'or 275 'lb of .winter-'.,.; V  wheat to-produce.a'196-pourid^bar-- -VV  rel of war. flour.., The "p"roduct,"-4 "/V  Miss , Hayes claims, .is" excellejnt,-;-"', ,\t-  and, _ certainly,- -if - tlie yderiionstra-V^y. V^  tion bread turned out by-her is^afV^^  sample of the bread to be baked'in^' '~yS  thc^tiome' from ther_stahdardVgovV"-^  ernmerit ��������������������������� floui%v;th'ere?rcan?\ hcyfhor^^VVjp&^j;^;  .*?���������������������������>!-  ���������������������������ppofl Conservation  Many of the ladies' of the Ped  Cross,  who have so ��������������������������� faithfully , at>  * .1.   o, u ^   ���������������������������      ..       i. *��������������������������� tended  the tea  rooms w|iije>they  of the Cluhr desires the address,of,?|ave ^ccn conducted'.hy that or^  any of. the-hoys,whose address has��������������������������� gjmizaiUon;   are  paving  a  serious  ?.CC"^^������������������?ngea    in    ^e   paSt~ s,x .time^of it spreading a halm over  their  conscience  since  the  F������������������od  months.  The hoar<| of directors and manager of the Armstrong Creamery  are determined, to hold the cream  producers of the Armstrong and  Fnderby dislrict ."loyal to thai institution if high prices; for butter-  fat and good service will do it- An  offer of 48 cents per. pound fo.r  butter fat is now made, with ex-  pressage on the cream -and return  of cans paid hy the creamery. This  ought to satisfy cream producers.  ^   SEPP REQUIREMENTS  i fn order lo get some idea of the  seed requirements of the district,  all farmers arc requested to file  with the Enderby Growers' Association a statement of the seed  that will be required by them. It  is desired, also, that anyone having  seed for sale will file with the Association particulars as to seed  and amount.  Address���������������������������   Enderhy  Growers,  C. Reeves, Manager.  CEMENT  We want to make up a carload  and boys and girls who are living! shipment.    Let's have your order  on  the land.    A marked  develop-! We   can)  save   you   money   on   it,  ment of the short course idea has j Members only,  resulted in the extension of courses n.   "*   "  in agricultural topics and in household science throughout the country.     These   courses   are   designed    . Don't  O.  C.  Farmers'  Institute,  W. Little, Sec, Mara.  not   only   for   farmers   and   their dinner.  fuss   over   your   Sunday  Go to the King Edward.  Mr. Kenny, the Government  meteorologist agent at Fnderby, reports the total __ snowfall for the  winler, up to March 5th, was lit  inches.^ Eighteen inches fell in the  month of"~ February���������������������������enough for  an ordinary season���������������������������and February ,  isn't a snow month, either  Service cards were signed up last  week. They feel that -afternoon  teas arc no more essential tp, jhe  health of the people than-afternoon beer,, or evening wine.luncheons, and that to continue the  appeal to the appetite in the name  of patriotism, in the face of pood  Service .requirements is ' camouflaging thc issue. And ihere is a  very strong feeling that Red Cross  funds  should   be   raised   in   some  better way than by serving after:  noon cats.  Premier Prewster P������������������mJ  After an illness of several days,  from phncumonia, Premier Prcws-  jyj^Pj,^' ter died last  Saturday   at  Calgary.  doesn't seem to know that we've  had any winter and is -doing its  dashdest to pile up the beautiful ������������������  foot or two higher. Pamkaiserbilll  Much as he regrets having to do  so, Manager Robb has decided to  discontinue the regular Saturday  night picture shows after March  lfilh, and will put on onc special  feature picture play each month.  With the provincial tax on tickets,  and other costs which have bcen  imposed in the past year, Mr. Bobb  finds there is nothing in operating  for the house. He desires to thank  the public for the support given in  the past, and hopes in the future  to make thc monthly special sufficiently interesting to command the  best patronage possible under existing conditions. Next Saturday  evening he will show the famous  Lasky .; photoplay "Witchcraft,"  with Fanny Ward in the stellar  role. In this play you will sec  spooks climb up chimneys, fly  through the air and do all kinds of  wierd things.  Tuesday, of this week, was de  clared a legal holiday, throughout  the Province out of respect for thc  deceased leader. Thc death of thc  Premier dissolves the ministry.  There is now no acting premier  and no cabinet. It is one of the  situations in which the lieutenant-  governor has the initiative. He has  the right to choose "tlie next premier. This choice is usually left  to the members of thc cabinet, the  lieutenant-governor accepting the  cabinet's recommendation.  Singer Sewing Machines  And accessories, write or call on  the agent at Campbell Bros., furniture store, Vernon, B.C. Letters  promptly answered.  G. A. McWILLIAMS,  General Agent        Box 342, Vernon  The way to kill a live town is  for the business men in it to cease  advertising in the home paper to  save the cost of doing business.  VRig Qrijipr |or fQ^TrMtw**-  \The- Pominion   Government \has "  purchased  av thousand "Fordtrac- '.  tors at cosf.   They-will he. sold to-  Canadiah    farmers   at   cost  ;alsoV  plus   freight. -   Petails   of .freight \  costs.* have-not 'been; worked  out   J  yet, hut it is estimated  that"* .the " i  average cost to'the;,farmer,'jnc|u������������������V-'  ding  freight, wilLr be  about: $800.   :  In .addition,, the "Government l?ias* J  secured  options  on  another-1000V  of the Ford tractors- - ..     c ���������������������������    .   '  The Ford tiactorahas not so far "  heen "supplied to any private iridi-  -,  vidua).     The  Ford    factories v.are* <.  nq\v>- engaged    on    an    order   for  some thousands of the new tractors   for   the   British   Government.  WJi'en the new order is completed,  pro|iml^^|^tlie^^^T"M������������������Vixh7=dc^=:=::^  livery in Canada will begin.-  {<jPurchascs were completed for  Canada after tests made of the  tractors by Hon. C. A. Punning," of  Regiua, Sask., and J. P. McGregor,  of. Winnipeg, . representing the  Minister of Agriculture. Roth -Mr.  punning and Mr. Macgregor express themselves as fully satisfied  with thc work-of thc tractor,-and ���������������������������  arc convinced of its practicability.  The tractor burns cither kerosene or gasoline. Il is designed as  a'two-plow machine. A fuel con-  sumtpion of 2,/������������������ gallons of kerosene per acre is regarded as a fair  average." It is claimed .for the  tractor that it can plow an average of eight acres, in ten hours.  Thc plowing speed is given as 2%  miles an hour.  .  Conditions of sales will1 be for  cash��������������������������� only. Thc scheme of distribution still remains to be worked  out in detail. In all probability,  however, orders will bc placed  through Provincial Department of  Agriculture.  y-^y.'jil  sd  '.V~ll  A\  \  1      tl  el  J  - J  Wm. Scott moved his harness and  shoe shop into his old quarters, next to  Dill Bros, this week.  The ice harvest is being stacked this  week, from Folkard's lake. ������������������  ��������������������������� r.'fr^ttussWrt^rp-iftjMw-n  ^-.oitw*'. *% *^5rj**(*.-i4.  ���������������������������v..*.^T.v^.^iv:-..;:-fc>\^^.^fW I'jjppaaW ���������������������������^,iV^Tr.^ &Qi'?*friwMk:k*$!fll xi+Sjtr^^.l-l.U^a -o  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  THURSDAY, MARCH  7,  1918.  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  If.   Al.   tVALKIill  Advertising- Rated:   Transient,  50c an inch first insertion.  25c each subsequent insertion.     Contract advertising. SI an inch per month.  Published  every   Thursday at    Enderby.   B.C. at  $2   per.. year; 'by   the  Wall cr   Press. =���������������������������-   THUHSIMY,   MARCH   7,   1918.  WONDROUS TIMES  Il is-a peculiar privilege lo be alive Ihesc 'days  and witness the greatest transformation _"tlie  world'lias ever experienced going on���������������������������Vn -individuals and nations. II. is a special privilege lo  bc able to sec and understand lhe full-purport of  lhc great events transpiring throughout,- the  world', events winch arc bul dimly understood by  the great mass of people in all the fighting nations, and understood only in part by the leaders  themselves, hi every counlry, under every flag,  this picture is being repealed daily, hourly, and  stilt the world fights on. Wc sec thousands of  assemblages aiuf hear the appeals of orators io  lhc patriotism of lhc people. We sec the pale  checks of women, and the Hushed faces of men';  and in those assemblages we sec all the dead  whose graves dot the landscape of Flanders. - Wc  lose sight of none of them. Wc are with them  when-.Ihcy enlist in lhc great army of freedom.  Wc sec them part with those lhcy love. Some  arc walking for the last lime in "quiet, woody  places, with lhc maiden's lhcy adore. -We hear  thc whisperings and the sweet vows of eternal  love as lhcy lingcringly pari forever. Olhcrs arc  bending c"-. cr "cradles, kissing babes lhat are  asleep. " Some arc receiving tiie blessings of old  men; some are parting with mothers who hold  Ihem to their hearts again and again", and say  =n o t-l-1 Hi g*f=-K=i sses-i i nd-4ea i\s*H ea rs-a n (hk-i sses-j-=d i -=  vine mingling of agony and love! Some arc  talking with" wives, endeavoring with brave  words, spoken in lhc old tones, lo drive from  their hearts the awful fear. We sec them part.  We see the wile standing in the door wilh Ihe  babe in her arms���������������������������standing in the sunlight sobbing. At tlie turn of Ihe road a hand waves���������������������������shc  answers by holding high in her loving arms the  child.    Mc is gone���������������������������and forever.  These scenes have been witnessed in all lands,  enemy and friend. In each and all the same love  of home and country sways Ihe hearts of men,  and_bids them go forth lo bailie���������������������������lhcy know nol  why nor I'or what.   Bul they.go.  Though it all seems hopeicss and muddled jusl  now, right must work out of it in, the end. There  is no reason to think tlie end is near". Wc must  ���������������������������nol measure eternity by our finite mind. Today  is elernity and the duration of the struggle Thai  has seemed so long and still appears as though it  would keep up for years is but a small part of  elernitv. Our world isi not standing still. A  wonderful growth is going on all about us and  under all Hags. There is an awakening that will  mean-much "to all people. Each must try to remember the great principle underlying this convulsion of man-made things���������������������������this selfishness of  the ages���������������������������and in remembering and believing in  that principle we may help to put an end to the  condition that appears to exist today.  SEED GROWING- IN BRITISH COLUMBIA  Prior to 1917 very little root -<.\nd vegetable  seed was grown in British Columbia. A number  of farmers/market gardncrs, elc. produced each  year sullicienl seed of the morc common crops  to supply their own requirements, but not suffi  cient to allow them to place any considerable  quantity" on the market. Inexperience on the  part of lhe grower and the prevailing scarcity of  cheap labor militated against thc establishment  of this industry on a permanent basis.  During lhc past few months, however, a serious world seed shortage has developed and il is  predicted lhat thc shortage Avill be even morc  acute in 1919. The suitability of the climate of  this Province lo lhc growing of seed has been  recognized for sonic lime but lhe prevailing high  prices now paid for seed of all kinds arc such as  lo make seed-growing a remunerative undertaking, even for lhc inexperienced.  Wholesale seed houses have lurncd lo British  Columbia for a supply of seed for 1919 and 1920.  They look lo Brilish Columbia for thousands of  pounds of seed of lhc morc common root and  vegetable seeds, including mangels, turnips, carrots, beets, rape, radishes, parsnips, onions, cabbage, celery, lettuce, peas and beans. Thc seed  houses supply sacks and pay all freight on seed.  This is an opportunity which the farmers of the  Province should not fail to giasp. It should enable them lo establish thc seed industry in this  Province on a permanent basis. Thc seed industry involves lhc use of special machinery, the  passing of special legislation and, if seed that is  to bc a credit lo the Province is lo bc marketed,  il will involve an educational campaign and thc  collection and distribution of all available information on seed growing.  A i,umber of prominent Vancouver Island seed  growers have organized ii British Columbia Seed  Growers' Association, which aims to furiher thc  interests of seed growers throughout the Province. Any farmers or gardener interested in  seed growing should write al once lo H. O. English, secretary of lhc Association,. Parliament  Building, Victoria. -The Association is in a position lo put prospective seed growers into touch  with those who arc-handling the seed conlracls.  ������������������*he win a'  IS THE WORLD'S BEST CHEW  It is manufactured  tobacco in its purest  form.  It has a pleasing  flavor.  It is tobacco scientifically   prepared  fo  r man s use.  RUSSIA'S PREDICAMENT  Those Old Country-correspondents whose duly  it is lo keep thc world posted on .what Russia is  doing���������������������������and not doing���������������������������seem Lo have their hand:-  full." And the stories Ihcy send out arc sometimes gems of thought. "Russia today presents  a picture of a country of 170 million people on  the verge of anarchy, starvation and industrial  collapse. The finances.of the country arc hopeless, there i.s neither export nor import trading,-  imluslries have ceased to' operate and lhc prices  of food and necessaries have reached abnormal  heights."    Thus one of them, wriles.  These, condilions arc bgyond understanding in  a countiy of 170 million people, and resources as  boundless as the country is vast. It is indeed sad  Io-contemplate. When they-might, just as well  have continued in lhc pathway of order, abundance and industrial stability flint is trod by  those nalions still remaining sanely in tbe insane  war. Thc idea of sonic millions of soldiers la}'-  ing down their arms and returning to civil life lo  take up again the planting and harvesting of  crops and the absurdity of lhcir doing so having  produced starvation and anarchy,-Tdocs nol seem  to have entered lhc heads of these war correspondents.  OKANAGAN TELEPHONE CO.  Thc Annual Meeting of the Okanagan .Telephone Company was held on lhc 20lh of February at thc.Head Office of thc company, New  Westminster, B. C.  While lhe business shows an improvement  aver V'ha tro l~l 91 rfSrn VcH 91 &"wa s~a ivimpravc men t  lover the disastrous year of 1915, yet the ncl earnings of the company barely show reasonable depreciation. II was pointed out by ils officials thai  the company since ils acquisition of thc Okanagan Telephone Co. "Ltd. in 1910, has rebuilt all  exchanges and added over three hundred miles  of rural lines to-the system. .It has doubled and  quadrupled Ihe services in all exchanges and is  now giving a continuous local and long distance  service." It has met the increased cost" of labor  and material, which has boon from twenty lo  thirty-five per cent in the dill'ercnl branches of  labor and from onc hundred lo Ihrcc hundred  per cent in materials. Thc company during ils  eight years of business, with its constant ������������������������������������������������������improvement in the service, has never raised a rale  lDcyond that charged by thc original company.  A dividend of four per cent was declared on the  paid up stock of $400,500,- leaving-$3,609.63'to  reserve on a plant* investment*of-$446,257.86.  Are you goingto do any  Building: pr Repairing:  This Season?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  .NTo  4  Flooring mid   Ceiling      No. 4  Drop Siding  . . ..-   Cull   Boards    "   No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2xC   .   $li>.00   per -thousand  .-    15.00   per   thousand   :   10.00   per  thousand   ._....- 15.00. per. thousand  Dry  Blocks % 2.50   ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������  Planing Mill Wood  2.25  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ly. e^eA,  war  - , , _    -- " -o- -  A name that stands for the best in hotel service^  King EdM^rdHptel,^!^*^:; Enderby;  SUNSHINE SERMONS  Cheerful Guidance to a Happier. Healthier Life ,  ���������������������������   ���������������������������       By thc Philosopher-Physician     ,-*... '  GEORGE F. BUTTER, A. M./IJJC.P.  In a recent newspaper contest in California,  ft. T.'Lowery received first prize for writing the  best and shortest love-let lev. ' "Col." Lowery is  a bachelor���������������������������but lie is an old lover. He wins first-  prize for wriling love letters���������������������������or-a-love, leller.  Perhaps "Col." Lowery hashad more experience  in this connection than* most-;Canadian editors.  Love letters arc things most editors steer clear  from, even in newspaper contests. But when  one gets along in years and experience like Col.  Lowery��������������������������� well, ils jast a case of climate and propinquity. If the rest of us could break away  Irom the snows of B. C. and snuggle up close to  lhe dark-eyed maidens of San Diego each winter  as Col. Lowery does���������������������������maybe we could write  love letters too, some.  ' Laughter Is undoubtedly ont  of Nature's greatest tonics.    \\-  brings  the  disordered   faculties  and functions Into harmony,  (tc  lubricates the mental  bearing's,  and prevents the friction which  monotonous,  exacting    business  engenders.     |t  l������������������  a ^cflvlne  gift"  bestowed upon us as a- life preserver, a health promote^ a joy  generator,    a    success    maker.  Life  with jthe- average  man   is  -too serious at best.   Never loss,  an opportunity    for    relaxation  from  the   stress  and  strain  of  your    business    or    profession. -  Every draught of. laughter, like  an air-cushion, eases you over  the jolts and the hard place* on  life's highway. It tends to-'  bring every abnormal'condition  back to the normal. |t is a  panaceafor. heartaches, .for life's .  bruises. |t is a life prolongcr.  "daughter Is a positive sweet-  per of life, but, like good cof-.  fee, It must be well cleared of  the grounds of ill will. There Is  nothing on earth more delightful to listen to than witty  laughter, and nothing more tormenting , than the silly and  causeless cachlnatfon of foots.  Between a laugh and a giggle  there is the width of the horizon." Commend me to a good  laugh���������������������������not to a little snickering laugh, but onc that will  sound right through the house.  The first duty we owe a child  Is to teach It to fling out Its Inborn gladness and joy with tho  same freedom and abandon that  the bobolink does when It makes  the meadow joyous with It*  song. Learn to laugh, and to'  laugh aloud.  I full line of Fresh Meats."   Home  refidered  Lard and  Rome  fed Paeon  GPO. ff SHARPP  WHOLESALE.- JtPTAJL PtJTCJJPR  SECRET SOCIETIES  Are your  Butter Wraps  running low ?  A.F.&A.M*  .Enderby-Ledge No. -40-  Regular meetings first  Tlmrsdiiy on or after'the  full moon at 8 p. in. in Ma-  roii'c    Hall. Visiting  brothron cordially invited  S. K. SPEEUS  \V. M.  C.  H. REEVES  S ecret n iy  ENDERBY   LOPGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in IC. of K Hall.    Visitors cordially invited to attend.  CHAS. HAVVIN9.C. C.  II. M. WALKER K. Ji. S.  R.,.I. COLTART. M.F.  Hnll suitable foiConcerts, D.incvH and all public  enturtuinirx'nts.    For rates, etc., .-nidi-ens,  F. FRAVEL. Enderby  PROFESSIONAL  ^C. SKALING, B. A..  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  MAT HASSEN  Auctioneer  ancl   Live  Stock   Salesman  Farm Sales my specialty.    See mc  about   your   sales  Armstrong B. C  th  o  ������������������  day we celebrate  ������������������������������������������������������ (i '-*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.- "'���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������    I-*  ������������������":v������������������������������������ tKi^r^^r^.*-.  r  THURSDAY,  ,! 'a  (M  '&,���������������������������?..-  ���������������������������r        +*  Writing from Witley Camp, to  the Enderby Trench Comfort  Club Sgt. J. -A. Green says:  ' 'I was very much surprised by  receiving a parcel from you yesterday which has been some time  on the road as it was addressed  to the 58th Division and no doubt  they have been trying to locate  same.-We are_ still" in England  and have no idea when we will be  sent to France, but don't think  it will be very long now. My  brother Sid left for France about  two weeks ago with the machine  gun corps., I have not met any  Enderby boys since last September,;'when I was down to Sid All-  corn's wedding. - W e. do not get  many new men in here, and as  this is mostly an eastern division  I meet very few men that I know.  We are all-very tired of England,  ' although-'we   should   be   very  thankful"we are here instead of  France. It is very good  of you  people to think of us over -here.  Anything from home looks good  " to us. You will -hardly be able to  realize the scarcity of food over  . here. When you see people standing in lines of from loO to 4000  waiting their- turn, to get .a little  tea, margerine or meat, and then  perhaps only* get half a pound of  each and think themselves lucky  at getting that, it makes a person  thiuk there is a -war on.- "But I  must say we have been very lucky  so far because very little of our  mail gets lost, and it's always a  ' ��������������������������� cheerful day around-camp when  a Canadian mail arrives;"   *-  Pte. R. A.  E.   Harris' writes  from France: V' 1 wish to thank  "the kind ladies of the  Trench  V Comfort Club for the nice Christ-  Vfmas parcelwhichreached me last  7 "night, Jan. 27th. VJt was a great  ^Vtreat^can-assure you:.,and ;tne  , ^content's were.ftne. Jram outjof  -- -Ttjie line for t\. while., with pjopcf  poisoning in-my right'hand.- put  *ft is improving wonderfully.. I  tleft Blighty in the early Part .W  .December to jom the-72n^HJffh-  lan4ers. ftoy flutchinson is/here  >in B.compahy with me.  Jtejwy  TStricklanc*an4 Vicpagertare w  -England an4 were m the best of  health when J sawythem last- .J  am We the rest of the boys w  .,   Frwce: J will be gla4 when-rtbe  war is over and~we can return to  -  Canada again. J have3 not, seen  much fighting myself but enough  to satisfy me-for this war.  Pte. W. A, "Russell writesjnorc  fiiUy an4 gives a clearer #ea of  the deeper things our soldiers are  < thinking about in the. fighting  line and back of it: "Two 4ays  _ ago,"Jhe_says, "J ^received the  parcel you so kindly-sentrmeana  for which J herein send you my  thanks. Anything from home  which conveys your appreciation  of our work here is very Qear to  us for that reason, for it is for  you people at home and the general public we continue in what  would otherwise be a very disagreeable occupation, and J notice that many of those who have  lost touch with the folk at home  and have no other interest in life  than their own welfare have arrived at the stage where they refuse to 'duck' or make room for  shells, which often come quite  close to the guns on which we  work, tn the doing of our work  there is considrable satisfaction  in the knowledge that we are  doing the one thing one can do  until such .time as the German  people come to their senses and  throw off theTrussian yoke. The  enemy are still doing many very  cruel and useless actions of no  mititary value, such as shelling  grave yards and other more horrible things the reading of which  would make you sick without  having to'witness them. Now as  to the -parcels coming through  the mail: I have written my wife  and sister and several others to  the same effect and to be fair and  also at the risky of your. misunderstanding me which I sincerely  hope will not be the case, for the  one thing we  crave for   is the  knowledge that the   people   at  home  still remember " us,    and  their sending of parcels is their  method af giving expression   to  those feelings of love and sympathy. But what I  want to tell  you is this: the Y. M. C. A., Expeditionary Force Canteens,   Sal-  vation Army and Army Chaplains  Service have taken up the work  andjbringing in all  the ' eatables  which one can possibly imagine  one might want. Therefore these  parcels are  not the necessities  they once were.   I do not wish  you to take this as advice not to  send parcels but the above information I feel you are entitled to  know so that you may deal  with  it as you see fit. As to the general welfare of the soldiers  it  is  to be hoped that the folk at home  still retain their interest and become acquainted with our * conditions and environments which to  some would be'a real shock.-, And  just as the people in England are  waking up, (perhaps as ��������������������������� the result of the rationing system���������������������������you  know one can think more clearly  when a little hungry,)   and are  giving us much needed changes,  and more planes,etc.,etc., so it is  our hope that the people at. home  may become educated to some  serious phases of this. wai\ and  the consequences "that   will "be  sure to follow which will be- regretted in> Canada-more than any  injuries we receive at* the -hands  of :Germany. ^While I do,hot wish  to rank as an alarmist yet it is  bur hope that the laws affecting  marriageVand   minimum    wage  laws be amended, and' improved,  for, these are quite as .-important  and perhaps. more, rso than' ��������������������������� our  work'ih this country..   .-    V .*  VJnTorder that you may not  thiriky our work air ..drudgery I  must tell you-that after., twelve  months,* which'seerhed like twelve  years, J have-just had H days  freedom' in /England and" Scotland ,where t J sjwmt one week  with my brother," an. M. P., at  Pramshott until his turn came to  come to France,  and, the other  week in'Edinborough,* where all  soldiers .receive the   hospitality  known, and deservedly, the world  over,' so-words will not describe  it to you.. J can only say it was  the welcome of the home folk of  bur Scottish   regiments   whose  bare knees, in this   old . war-  scarred Europe, receive: the admiration ahd respect of the soldiers of all nations. Those of you  who have Scotch blood' in your  veins will understand the' hospitality of Edinborough; the rest  have our sympathies. Jn England  also we received a splendid wel-  come=-from==the^most^bjEiautiful  homes I have ever seen. J visited  the little Pramshott churchyard  to see the last resting  place of  Allen Marwood, who lost his life  with others during a grenade-.or  bombing practice of our own infantry,  the details J have not  heard.   Also  J  have  read  the  names and numbers on many a  cross in France of the boys of  whom I had great hopes, but the  feeling still clings that they have  done the biggest thing that any  of us could do for the world at  this time. ,,-,-,  "Jf at any time you should desire the address of any soldier,  put his name and number on the  letter and send to Army P. O,,  London/and he will get the letter or parcel."  somewhere in France doing their  bit. At the present time I am in  training. New ideas and methods  of all kinds to what we had last  year at this time. That chewing  gum is a boon for the troops, but  it often gets us in trouble. Chewing gum on parade is no crime if  vou do not get caught, but beware if you do. We have instructors at this school who can see  out of the back of their heads."  "A Braw Wee Land"  The following by a Bunbury  school boy, is reprinted from the  Southern Times, Bunbury,   West  Scotland is" a braw wee land on  the north of England.lt has water  nearlv all around it; and whisky  over a large part. The population  is- about four and a half millions,  including Mr. Andrew Carnegie.  It has a peculiar language of its  own ahd if one can pronounce it  coherently it is an infallible test of  sobriety. It possesses considerable  wealth, but very little of it finds  its way out of the country. Gold  has_at times been- discovered* in  certain districts, as well as in the  pockets of certain natives, but in  both cases it has-been hard to  work. The best known exports of  Scotland are Harry Lauder and  Scotch whiskey, though sufficient  of the latter is retained, in the  home country to satisfy the demands of home consumption.  The national dress of Scotland  is the kilt,   which, is a kind "of  short petticoat. In pattern it resembles a chess'board, though in  cold'weather-the wearer finds  it  more'like a draft board/ It is believed to have been invented because the aboriginies were unable  to find trousers bigenough to get  their feet through. -Bagpipes provide the chief music of the coun-:  try. It is a wind instrument which  is said, .when blown, to produce a  tune/ On many occasions. in. the  history .of war/the:- Scotch, regiments havp marched to death Listening to the strains'of the rbagr  pipes; though * it is <.not; known,  whether their willingness to meet  the former was insoirted by the desire to" escape from -the latter.  Scotland has produced manygreat  men, among them- being "Robert  Purns, believed to'have been  a  poet. Itis denied that he was born  in Battersea.  rJis most famous  poems are,   *'Scots Who ��������������������������� Rave"  and "Stop Your Tickling" Jock.'  The chief national characteristic  is"reckless expenditure.  .^���������������������������i- ^^-^-sB^^'i^i**********  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������"������������������������������������������������������ '&:^J&_m  ������������������sl  R>r Bjetten  re?"  E  VERY back y������������������rd rtiould be used for the cultivation of fruits and  vegetables"��������������������������� sayi the Food Controller's Bulletin. Market Gardens  must be worked to capacity.    But all this effort is -wasted unless  the seeds sown are capable of producing sturdy, vigorous plants  Rennie's War Garden Seeds and insure a full crop !  Plant  0.90  X lb  2.75  .60  1.10  2.00  Cabbage ��������������������������� r>kt- ~X or> H ������������������*  Danish Summer Roundhead .10      Cauliflower ,  Rennie** - Danish    Drouth- ....���������������������������..���������������������������-������������������,  Resisting 154.25   1.00   1.85  3.5010.00  Celery  Park Getden Yellow (Extra  Select) ." 15  Onion pkt.  Rennie's Extra Early Red .05  Radish���������������������������Cooper's Sparkler .05  Tom������������������t������������������-Market King 10  Rennie's Improved Beefsteak .10       ���������������������������         r���������������������������  Paney���������������������������Rennie's XXX Exhibition Mixture 25  8we*t Pea���������������������������������������������Rennie's XXX Spencer Mixture ... .15  NaftturtlUfM���������������������������Rennie's XXX Chameleon Mixture. < .10  Stocks���������������������������Rennie's   XXX   Large^ Flo_wering   Globe  Mixture I ' ���������������������������  20  oz.  .35  .20  .60  .75  X lb.  1.00  .65  1.75  2.50  lb:  3.75  2.20  pkt.  -LOOK FOR THE STARS  bur 1918 Catalogue should be In your hand.by now. It is your patriotic duty  to consult it at evtiy opportunity. Our Government Inais** 3pe2^.1ifLKr,������������������  dticemor*. Start right, then, and be sure nnd sow good seed���������������������������RENNIE S  SEEDS.   Look for tbe *i������������������ecial star border bargains in our Catalogue���������������������������it  will pay you to do so.                                  5 -   r ." *������������������i  *#���������������������������*���������������������������   -���������������������������  xnr. MVfe IP FyMIF COMPAJV^-  817 2   ORAMVILLE    5'   VANCQU VER.B. Q.  ���������������������������if  AISO  feStAftUSttED OVttt 100  Canadas  VChest  i J*<C'.vt -  is the Savings Accounts  of her menfw&^wpme^;  QThe p^n|c" c^A)S|onfrec4;  accepts cjeposiji of $};  and upward  flCAD  OrFICe.MONTRCAlL  >. Jl.dLARK-E, "C  P- WwUr,: Msnager, .M������������������rfcr Pwm*|  Supt.- British Co^mbi* Praoche*,     :,    WINCHES |N pSANAGAN PISTWCT-  -   'z S    VANCOUVER. AnsrtroBf,-.-.   -Peptide.-    .,     Sum-erUn*  JCelawM.  Peptieton,  ' PHaccloa.  ,  ������������������ ~\,V������������������rso������������������.- , .,__    ^  Get PehM the Wheel  of a ford and Drive  From Pte. Geo. A. Bucknell  conies this appreciative note: "I  received your parcel. Words cannot express my thanks for your  kindness. Though many miles  awav I feel I am not forgotten.  We have not the hardships to go  through the boys in the trenches  have."  Pte. J. T. Funk sends this  message: "Many thanks for the  lovely parcel, which I received  this afternoon.-1 "cannot say I  have seen any of the boys from  your parts, but no doubt they are  T  RY  car  it iust once'   Ask your friend to let you "pilot" his  '    1    prised how easily the Ford is handled and driven.  If you have never felt the thrill of driving your own car  +hpre  U  aomethinsc good   n  store  for  you.     It  is vastly  different from jusf riding-being a passenger.   And especially so if you drive a Ford.  Youni? boys, girls, women and even grandfathers���������������������������thousands of them���������������������������are driving Ford cars and enjoying at. A  ESSfutonsland starts in traffic with 'exceptional ease and  S^M^^IliS^Sntry roads and hill, its strength and  power show to advantage.  Buy a Ford and you will want to be behind "the wheel"  constantly.  Runabout    -   $575  . Touring  -   -   $595  Coupe      -   ���������������������������   $770  Sedan  - -   -   $970  Chassis   -   -   $535  THE UNIVERSAL CAR      One-ton Truck $750  F. O. B. FORD, ONT.  Mack & Rands, Dealers, Enderby  c   Notice of pissoJwUoii of.  partnership  Grindrod Say Mills V \.  t  Notice "is hereby ' given' that' f  have disposed of all my interest in  the lumber, pole and post business,  formerly carried on by-mc, the undersigned, and Henry Willi:������������������m Uis-  chel, under the firm name an<f  stylexof Grindrod Saw Mills, to lhe  -sa'i (l=He n r v=W i 11 i a m^-Bi sch el  , All debts owing to the said partnership are to.be paid tp the said  Ii: \V. Bischcl at Grindrod and all-  claims against the said partnership  are to bc presented to the said H.  W. Bischcl, by whom thc same will  be settled. , ...  Daled    at   Enderby,   B.   C.   this  27th dav of February, 1918.  "ARTHUR TOMKINSON.  per his solicitor A. C. Skaling.  CITY OF ENDERBY     .  NOTICE is hereby given that the  first sitting of thc annual Court ol  Revision of the Municipality of lhe  Citv of Enderby for the year 1918,  will be held at Ihe City Hall, Enderbv, on Monday, the 18th day of  March, A.D. 1918, at 7.30 o'clock p.  m., for the purpose of hearing and  determining complaints against the  assessment for the said year, as  made by the Assessor, and revising  and correcting thc assessment roll.  Any person complaining against  thc assessment may, personally, or  bv means of a written communication over his signature, or by a  solicitor, or an agent authorized by  him in writing to appear on his behalf, come before the Court and  stale his complaint; and thc Court  may confirm or correct the assessment; provided he shall first have  given notice in writing to the Assessor of the ground of his complaint at least ten days before Uic  said first sitting.        ���������������������������,.,,,,  Daled at Ihe City Hall, Enderby,  this   11th   day   of   February,   A.D.  1918" GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  City Clerk. THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  THURSDAY,  MARCH  7,  1918.  Peace Treaty Signed  Petrograd, March 4.���������������������������The peace  treaty with Germany has becn  signed. The Ukrainian army has  occupied Klcx, Gomel and Bcrdi-  chey.  "First: Thc Central Powers and  Russia declare thc state o f war.between them to be terminated, and  are resolved henceforth to live in  peace and friendship with one another. '  "Second: The contracting nations will refrain from all agitation or provocation against other  signatory governments, and undertake to spare' the populations of  the regions occupied bv the pow-  ers of the quadruple entente.  "Third: Thc regions lying west  of the line agreed upon by the,contracting parlies and formerly belonging to Russsia shall no longer  be under Russian sovrcignty. Jt is  agreed that the line appears- from  lhc appended map, number one,  which, as agreed upon, forms an  essential port of thc peace treaty.  The fixing of the line in the West  will he settled by a" German-Russian mixed commission. The regions in question will have no obligation whalcver toward Russia,  arising from their former relations  thereto. Russia undertakes to refrain from. all. interference with  the internal a (fairs of these territories, and, to let Germany and  Austria' determine the future fate  of these territories in agreement  wilh their populations.  "Fourth: Germany and Austria  agree, when again peace is concluded, and Russian demobilization is' fully completed, to evacuate the, regions cast of the line  designated in^Articlc 3. Number 1,  in so far as Article G docs not stipulate otherwise.  "Russia will do everything in  her power to complete as soon as  possible the evacuation of the Anatolian Provinces and their orderly  return to Turkey. The districts of  Erivim, Ktirs and Baloum will likewise, without delay, bc evacuated |  by    the    Russian    troops.  Tha  FOOD CONTROLLER  SAYS >  During the next four or five  months food conservation on this  continent unci among their own  peJoplc musl he almost the stole  hope of thc Allied nations in Eur-  hope and of friendly neutrals. No  elfort that can he made by the people of North America can add any  considerable amount of new food  to the available supplies before  ncxt fall. Slocks arc dangerously  depleted, particularly in the case  of cereals and meats. The problem is to "slrech" these supplies  over the-interval until this year's  crops arc harvested. "While preparing for increased production,  we must also do our utmost to  help our Allies over the next few  months when starvation; will bc  threatening   them   dangerously.  Official information, much of it  confidential, received during the  pasl few days emphasizes the  scarcity of cereals and meats and  the necessity of avoiding at all  cosls encroachment upon the supplies for the armies. In Britain,  in France, in Italy, the people are  alive to ihe situation. They know  something of what the nexl few  months will mean. Their spirit  was expressed by Lord Charles  Reresford the olher day when he  said "We are tightening our belts  and Ave arc going to win."  A recent cable' from London  staled that thc present inoal ration  in Great Britain ,is not morc than  V-i of-the amount to which thejjeo-  have been accustomed. Accompanied as this is by the restrictions on the consumption ��������������������������� of  breacl.il cannot but entail physical  loss and privation. Canadians, too  must-tighten''their belts, and helpc  the Allies to win.  c .  New Spring Merchandise  Men's High Grade JSuits0  Our Spring showing of Men's Suils include thc  highest standard of materials, workmanship and  finish. In the assortment will he found fine all-  wool British Serges; new stripes and checks; also  novelty effects in imported Tweeds, Worsteds  and ChcAiots. The materials were contracted for  over a year ago, hence tbe values are exceptional  and mean a considerable saving on your Spring  suit.    Prices  . ..  $25.00 to $40.00  WE CAN HELP YOU REDUCE THE COST OF  LIVING  Eat More Good Fish  FRESH   AND   REASONABLE  PRICES  Fresh   shipments   by   express   for   Friday   ancl  Saturday;���������������������������also  fresh  shipment  for Tuesday and  Wednesday:  Fresh Skate ���������������������������""% P"  Fresh Soles 2lbsfOrVhP  Fresh Herring i^^Jf\^/  Fresh Clams in shell, per lb  ...;    10c  Fresh Boiled Crabs ,each 20c, 2 for  ....35c  APPETIZING  CANNED  FISH  Choice Albatros  Pilchard,- special per tin   ..25c  Horseshoe Salmon, per tin 20c and 35c  Osprey   Salmon,   per   tin 30c  Spring Footwear  Our stock is iioav complete in every grade, for  Men, Women and Children. Our shoe buyer  visited the markets a year ago ancl secured many  staple lines which today we arc offering at practically thc manufacturer's price; today,. All  the   best makes in stock.  Spring Fabrics  The very latest creations  from  Dame Fashion's  market centres.  SILK   CREPE   POPLIN   DE   CHENE  A beautiful new fabric for dresses or wais'ts in  shades  of salmon,  lavender,  brown,  wine,  shell  pink,    saxe    and    new.   blue,   38-  inches .wide,'  wonderful  value;  per  yard $2.25  SILK DE CHENE FOULARDS  A   pretty   novelty   material   for   dresses,   etc.,   in  ground colors of Empress green, mid grey, and  navy, with combination color designs, 36 inches  :wide;  marvellous value;  per yard $1.00  TUSSAII   DE   SOIE  In the natural Tussah shade with dainty florals in  green, lavender and  combination blue and rose,  36 inches wide; Special price, per yard $1.35  NEW STRIPE TAFFETA  Dress   lengths   only,   no   two .nMke),   navy   blue  Iwith  novelty" stripes in  red,  gold  and  alice,  35  .inches  wide;- per  yard    $3;95  Seed Requlrments  On Friday afternoon, March 8th,  a special seed meeting will be held  in the City Hall, Armstrong, to  make some definite arrangements  for the growing of root and vegetable seeds in the Northern Okanagan. Anyone having land under  cultivation and interested in this  branch of agricultural work should  avail himself of this opportunity  of-becoming posted on the subject  of seed growing. Prof. Paul Roving  of the University of 13. C. staff, ancl  Mr. A. McMeans, seed expert "for  lhe Dominion, will attend the  meeting and go into full details  with those who are taking up the  work.  Remember the time, Friday,  (to-morrow) 2 p. m., Armstrong  Citv Hall.  efajKoiK  WCORFORATgQ 1670  HEnecAre.eifflBUKE sms cokmissioher  Mail Order Department H.  VERNON, B. C.   BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR STORE  r  <><  <������������������=  M><  ><)'  O  O  ft.  I Where $1-00 4oes ffie work of $1-25  jj We are going to reduce ow Stock $5,000 (Jilting M^l*  | and thf following prices are going to do if*  Men's Suits  H   Suits marked to sell at $15.00; Cash Sale Price.  i  In order lo hold the creamery business in the northern end of  the Okanagan, and to maintain Hie high standard of excellence wc al  last have won I'or our butter, we must have the support of every producer of cream   in   tlie  dislrict.  We feel thai every cream producer should give us Ihis support,  for it is of vital importance to Ihe district, and of incalculable benefit lo every dairyman, however large or small his output, to have the  creamery at Armstrong in operation.  It i.s our intention, therefore, to make il worth while for this  undivided support to he given us. We are now offering lo pay 4Sc  per pound for butler fat in cream testing 30 pc.- ccnl and upwards,  and  will pay express charges both ways, on large oivsmall shipments  N. 0. Creamery Association  ARMSTRONG  B. G.  CAR OF  JUST   ARRIVED  OCILVIE   FLOUR    08s,  .$5.75 OGILVIE  FLOUR    40s,  $2.00  OGTLVIE FLOUR     24s, $1.55  BRAN JS1.90"  SHORTS ......'. $2.15  MIDDLINGS     $2.65 20-lb  ROLLED  OATS    $1.50  TEECE & SON,  'PHONE 48  Bell Block,--Enderby  ��������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������    ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  $7.20  ,$4.80  Suits marked to sell at $20.00; Cash Sale Pric<*   Suits marked to sell at $22.50; Cash Sale Price   3 Hole, Bed Sole and Rolled Edge, regular $3.25;   now   .. .^...^ ..._ ...^  ..._... .$2.60  HMcn's^Ovcr^Rubbcrs-rrcgulai-^lvl0mow. rrv~.::. ;: tt. :t ttv;-;7t."w.-.t7 $lti5=  Men's Over Rubber, Rolled Edge, regular $1.50; now    $1.20  Roys' Over Rubbers; regular, $ .90; now    $..75  Roys' Lumber Rubbers, and all others ..-. 20 per cejr*t discount  Underwear  Summer and Winter Weights, both cotton and wool .20 per cent discount  SWEATERS  Jumbo Knit, heavy wool, regular, $9.00; Sale.Price  ..:   Close Knit; heavy, brown and maroon; rcg. $6.00; Sale Price ..  All other lines, 20 per cent discount  BOOTS & SHOES  Dress  Oxfords  and  Shoes;   hcavv -work boots, and driving shoes;   ."  all 20 per ct. discount for cash  PANTS  Carss; all wool, worth today, $6.00; Sale Price..   $4.50 All other lines 20 per cent off.  HATS & CAPS���������������������������A good range to choose from; all go at 20 per cent discount.  Shirts, Ties, Collars, Rraces and Notions ......  .'���������������������������".*..-..'......"..... .V . all 20 per cent, off  GROCERIES  5 per cent cash discount on all Groceries except Sugar, Flour and Jfeed; eggs and butter.  SPECIALS  Canned Tomatoes, Quaker and Empire solid pack, per tin. 20c  Canned Corn, Quaker Rrand ................. 20c.  Sugar, Rogers' pure cane, 100s ........  $10.65     20s . ;...   $2.15  Government Standard Flour; 50s  ......   $2.90   Harvest Queen, white Flour; 50s .. $3.00  Crisco, the best shortening   50c -  We deliver your order* anywhere in town or neighborhood. Watch for other specials  DILL BRO&  GROCERIES , MEN'S WEAR  fi  1  i  fi  fi  i  K  8  y\

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