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 1  Enderby, B. C, January SI, 1918  AND       WALKERS       WEEKLY  V   V: \To. 49; Whole No. 501  PATRIOTIC FUND  The.annual meeting of thc Enderby Branch of lhe Canadian  Piitriolic Fund was held at 'Ihe  City Hall, Tuesday evening. Mr.  C. Ii. Winter, president, was in  Ihe chair, and Mr. R. R.  treasurer,   acted   as   s'c rclaiy.  Minutes of previous meetings,  and the secretary's and treasurer's  reports for the pasl year were  read and. adopted. The treasurer's  rcp'ort showed the total amount  raised'locally to he $1,350, while  ihe amounts paid out to soldiers'  dependents came to $3,760. the  difference of $2,410 heing contributed by headquarters. Mr. Winter  was re-elected . president and Mr.  Gibbs treasurer, and Mr. A. Reeves  who had bcen acting-secretary  si .ice Mr. Ryan went away, was .  elected .  secretary.      Mr.    Forster, I bcins m any  Inv w-r������������������:n������������������l  cnanty,  83,539,732,. leaving a balance of  $1,075,877 to be made up out of  the   national    fund   from   Ottawa.  The number of families receiving from the Fund in British  Columbia is G,9C-t. In these homes  arc 11.519 children, making a total  Gibbs,'0'' 18/183 people who are receiving  something from the Fund. The  amount each family receives runs  from $5 to $-15 per month, --$21 heing the average.  To meet the increased cost.of  living lhe Militia Department had  increased the c separation allowance of. private soldiers from $20  to $25 a month, and the maximum  grant from thc Patriotic Fund had  been raised from $40 a month to  $45 a month.  Mr. Nation pointed out that the  money, received by soldier's families  must  Mr. Hartry and Mr. Smedley were!  elected members of the committee.  The committee have power to add  lo their number, and will appoint  members to represent .the Branch  in outlying districts, it being 'the  intention to' conduct a ��������������������������� victory  campaign for. funds in the near  future. >  At* the conclusion <of thc routine  business,  Mr. F.Nation,  Provincial  Secretary of the  Fund  for  B.  C,  addressee!   the. meeting. -   Me   referred, in opening, to the demand  made  in   some   quarters   that   the  Government   take   over  the   work  being-done-by the Fund, and said  that  this demand .had been  made  'only by .certain-'partics in Alberta  I and -by the miners at Sandon, B.  fC.    In no other province had; this  [question ^beerio raised; -.In," conse-  ���������������������������qucrce*"' of   ' the-. ''representations  rnade, he, ion ..instructions' received  Jfroiri  Sir Herbert" Ames, 'hon. sec.  lof the Fund for the;Pominion,-had  pddressed^a-circular' letter,foVflfty  fjr sixty of the principal branches  |ri  this Province, 'to ascertain the  feeling which existed, and had rc-  [jcived favorable replies'- from *!?.  |n every case Ihey were satisfied  go on working along the lines,  |lrcady laid down.  Mr. Nation pointed out tbe diifi-  JjJty and loss which would result  the Government undertook the  lark; discrimination could not be  kcrcised* as at present, regarding  ]e  needs  of  recipients,  and Jhe  >ney   given,  only   where  it  is  [seined    necessary. ~   The    grant  >uld have to he uniform, and  i'cn to  all alike.  Id   to   he   raised  hjch would he the only way the  [vernment   could    raise   it,   the  Iny large subscriptions given by  rnpanies ^arid^==weal.thy===--persons-  ltf|(|_Jje~Iost.   There i.s one man  Victoria  who  contributes  one  |>usand  dollars  a  month to the  ������������������d, and who, last year, in addi-  |i to this, gave a special dona-  |i of $5,000.   Several companies  $50,000 a year.    Twenty men  IVictoria contribute about . one-  |rter of the total amount raised  (that -city,    while    about    fifty  prs contribute another quarter.  Iffedley about 400 people have  In, between them,  fear.    Now,   said  |Jd be lost if the  over the work,  cost  all  not be looked upon as  sense a charily; it is  it is merely pay for  valuable services rendered;.'and,  as-to the extravagant or foolish  use of the money by dependents,  he thought it was not possible 'to  be very extravagant on $2.25 a day  or less; and, in "any case, the  money-is theirs, and no one-has  any "right to say how.they should  spend  it." . ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� .,     ������������������  As regards the Enderby -Branch,  it has received three dollars"from  headquarters" for .- every dollar  raised locally. He said he - was  not here 'to criticise or find fault.  The fundamental principle' of the  Fund is'that of the' common purse,"  and what one locality is* not able  fo raise at heme it is entitled- to  receive from the*rest of 'the coun-  try-^-to the ' extent of- - the local  need. ��������������������������� Butyhe earnestly hoped that  Enderby would do v. better -during  the coining'year.' _*,*:.  . - The meeting .closed. with .votes,  of ;thankV,t<)VA:Ir. /-Nationssfof r~h'is"  interesting and"'instructive address  and t9: .the officers for. the good  work done hy them" during the  past year.  have two inches of snow on the  ground now and mere falling,  .which made a very nice Xmas time  :;nd reminds one of kind friends  at home. Old Frilz has been rather  active lately, but I believe it will  be very quiet now for a few days,  NEWS AND VIEWS  as   long   as   the   snow   is   on  ground.      I ' close,    thanking   you  again for your very welcome parcel."  From    Corp.  William  Blackburn  come    these    characteristic    lines:  "J wish lo thank you very much  Today is thc last day cf grace  for city water rates.  The storke is on thc trail at  Trail. One boy on the 7th, three  on thc 1'llh, two on the 10th ancl  the.'one on the 17th.  Any person desiring a copy of  the financial statement of the City  for the year 1017 can obtain one  on application at'the City Hall.  Ncxt Monday evening at thc  Opera    House,-   "The    Garden    of  for Ihe parcel icceived from you a-Allah."    This  is  one  of the-most,  short time ago.   Everything was in; spectacular    picture     stories    ever  Jones  Trooper -Jones, son. of* Mr. and  Mrs. Wm. Joaes, of Enderby, .left  Canada for the front-with the Fort  Garry Horse.* He-was 'taken prisoner "in one of the November engagements, and is" now i"iu one of  the German prison camps. On -ca  card sent home by him soon after  capture"he wrote: "I dare say you  will know what has happened lo  me by the time you get this card.  AH I can" say is that I am well and  hungry,-but have not got'.'any address ye'i. You can get a big parcel  ready, "and as soon- as you get my  address let. it come because I have  an idea that, it will be needed .V.I  will only be able to write "two-  letters a, month and one,card per  week when I get in" a permanent  camp, which will be soon I. hope.  Won't, worry about riie as I-anr'all'  right arid will soon be home.'' ,--  hissing the faint  If��������������������������� the funds  hy   taxation,  some $9,000  he,- all   this  Government  Then, as to  of   administration:   the  through the 'Country, is  Ig done  by .volunteers,   many  thine  even   paying  their  own  llcntal expenses; and so far as  jead office is concerned, they  five thousand files there, and  lie the receipts  and  disburse-  and  much  other business,  ie whole Province, "with only  assistants,   who  are  women.  ;ost of administration of the  for   the   dominion   is   less  [6-10ths of one per cent, and  ie Province it is less  than  I of one per cent.  head office for the Province  [>ceivcd in local-contributions  /the  war  staited,  $2,463,854,  tas  paid   oijt  to'  recipients,  Jn ap article in The Canadian  Courier, dealing.with the question,  of Food Control and the Retailer,  Prof. R. M. Macjvcr says: "There  are special cases where the fixing  of retail prices may be expedient,  but the general question remains:  Would the result of establishing  these price tribunals in Canada be  worth the effort, when the immensely important thing is to turn new-laid egg  our  than  effort   to   production   rather  price? With so many calls  o'l national "energy we .must be  careful to husband (hat precious  Jhjn g,^a n d_J=sa y-wi thou Hicsi ta t i on  that to expend that energy on this  endless business of fixing retail  prices, while the paramount need  of further production remains unsatisfied, would itself be as striking a form, of waste as any we  condemn. . . . The food line  is now threatened. The supply of  the Allies is in jeopardy. It is the  time for immediate reinforcements, by saving and production.  Let us concentrate our efforts on  accomplishable ends, and not on  those schemes of reorganization,  whatever their promise, which  cannot bc realized today, and  which, even if realized, would not  solve our first and foremost problem, the increase of the exportable  food surplus."  -~ - Riie^y������������������s-:-NEW^^^,  '" Jtead- Mickey's -News,:.thc mo'st  popular paper -printed.'" Printed  regularly,, therefore its" habits are  much like those of the-staff. :Just  at present the editor is*, out,"and  the devil is in. Ask for your' receipt.-   , -","''"  Oui; worthy "contemporary, the  Enderby* Press, in its issue of Jan.  24th, published a story "hy Chas.  M- Schwab, illustiating the good  of advertising. The last paragraph rcad:"Thc hen, gentlemen,  advertises, hence the,demand for  hen's eggs instead of duck eggs."  We are inclined to agree. But experience, is the besl teacher.. Find  ojf for .yourself. Eat a hen's  Then try. a duck's.  good condition. The socks are the  only things 1 could save till Xmas.  The good eats were tooJttcmpti'ng.  They, didn't last 'long, arid I don't  think they would last long in yoiir  hands either ii" you" were in our  place. We arc not suffering for  the want of anything, but luxuries  .���������������������������ire very scarce in tins country. It  doesn't seem fair to mc" to bc  thanking a Ticnch Comfoit Club  for comforts, as I am not in the  trenches. But I perhaps would  have been if the - govefumeiit had  needed us there. .^Lumberjacks, as  we call Ihcni in Canada, are scarce  in this country. "Foresters- were  needed badly and are taking' a  very active part in this war. And  lhcy are not all safety firsts that  are. taking part in this work. We  have had lovely weather here for  the pasl three weeks., I sincerely  hope That we will all be' back to  spend . next ��������������������������� Christmas "-/with" the  friends at home." ,     <������������������������������������������������������ .----"  W. G. Pell this week transferred  his .blacksmith shop and business  to Mr. Tedford, recently iron  worker for the Vernon Carriage  Works. Mr. Tedford is an all-  round blacksmith of long experience in Ontario and Saskatchewan  points. He has rented the Barrows  cottage, where he has moved his  family. Mr. Pell intends to move  to Vernon. In their several years'  residence in Enderby, Mr. and  Mrs.Pell have made many staunch  friends who will regiet their departure from Enderby.  The Jatter has been kept in stock  so long that���������������������������it pays |o advertise.  Cily life! Oh, yes. Why, they  haven't got^jtime^lo^keep-^cows;-  arillT" oof J���������������������������the substances they  have for milk and butter ! The  first makes a capital whitewash:  the other, while not exactly oleomargarine, must be Ole's svenska  brother. When anybody tells you  I fere's a better place anywhere  than Enderby, ship him out !  'Is your Press sub paid? If not  we'd like to see you in the sanctum sanctorum.' Comment. Wc  realize your feelings.���������������������������News staff.  Professor ('lo class): "Class,  this i.s a very dangcrou.. experiment I am about lo conduct. There  might, if J am not careful, be an  explosion which woidd blow me  into smithereens. Please come  closer so that you may follow  me."  Miss K. G. Campbell, formerly  principal of the Enderby high,  school, wishes to be remembered  to all her Endcrhy friends.  After seeing that artistic picture  drawn by the Press artist in Jan.  24th issue, our artist has subsided,  and so does the rest of the staff.  Vancouver, Jan. 2Sth.  .    "Death of Mr. S. Rorke   '-:'���������������������������_  The death of Mr. Samuel Rorke  occurred at the-home-of his/son,-  R. Rorke, Grindrod,- last. Thursday  evening, after-but-a few-,hours-'of  sickness; 'aged VJ 87 shears..:- Mr.  ".Rorke complained"early.Li the afternoon of not feeling well, and  laid ;down_'lo rest. . 'At 5:45. he  passed away. . .:  0 .  . The deceased was how in Ontario, Ju!yV25tb, 1831, He vas  married toj^ydia ������������������. Coje, Nov. J8,  1888, coining west ;in 1878, when  he settled" in "Manitoba, where he  engaged in grain farming until  1S92. He then moved to Minneapolis, Minn., coming thence to  Enderby district iri/ 1906,. taking  up residence with his son "at Grindrod. He is survived by two sons  ancl three daughters. Interment  place" in the Enderby ccme-  on Saturday.  tool*  tery  fiigfr'anr! ^ogtc  "Letters from France  Writing from France to*-.the Enderby Trench Comfort Club, Pte.  Robt. C. Wilson says: "Just a line  thanking you for your kindness in  remembering mc by sending me a  very  welcome  Xmas   parcel.    We  WhenJ^rdXuI]ibahdine,.son-ofxi  the^Difke of Atholl. wa3 seeking"  election to the ffouse of Commons he was accompanied by his  parliamentary agent, who introduced him to many of the voters.  The agent said to one old- Scotsman:  "This is Lord TuIIibardine. Of  course you know him?"  "Na, na: I dinna ken him,"  was the rebly.  "At all events," continued the  agent, -Vyou know his father the  duke?"  VOh, ah; I ken the duke..lie's  a grand man the duke."  "Then you .will vote for his  son?"  "I'm no sure about that. It's  no every coo has a calf like her-  sel'."  filmed.    Do not miss it. . "  Mr. -E.  C.  Wheeler  writes   from  Plumas, Man., that he is one of the  top-notch 'curlers of that busy cen-i  tre, getting in on 'an oyster supper  ,put up by the opposition rinks.  Mrs. If. . F. ��������������������������� Flewwelling" and  daughter, who have been' visiting  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. , Robinson the  past three weeks," are returning to  their home at Lacomb, Alta., this  week. , "  In England the Government "has  commandeered   all - the  castor-'oil,"  for thc army. Our Canadian small   -  hoys,think this is one thing we in  Canada.can "spare a" lot of for the;,"  army,  and   they, wonder why- the  Dominion  Government doesn't  acquire the habit "of. commandeering x-  things.- '��������������������������� ''���������������������������  Freight  Agent "Horace  Neal  was,  transferred-to. Golden   this   weekly-  and, now   Station" Agent'.Burnham---  has yto,' do ". the . work.: of - freight-:  agent ��������������������������� as ./well,  as   look   after   the _u  tickets, -_;' telegraph, Vexpress,.  etc." '"_  Agenf Burnham' is"'willing-7enoughV  to" be in .ardozen-places .-at once ifV'  need be. /"But, even "he. is "limited"*,'S -  And the" public���������������������������^well, thereTisyya  y  film "storyy'comirighto Enderby- soon :;  which."'-illustrates it, entitled "The*"'  Public,-be "Damned."   ���������������������������:. ,"V V"   -:..  , A rink of Enderby curlers went  to Salmon Arm' last-Thursday af--  ternoon to visit the knights'of'the  besom t over" there, who gave them  a   game Vn" .the    afternoon   and-'  another in   the.-evening,   one  of  which .was/Wonhy the home team  and one by the visitors. Vesterda}'. '.  two rinks came over fiom the Arm  and were entertained by. the home  curlers. Tbe "afternoon games were  won by E- Dill and Dr. Keith; the  evening games  are still on. -  The ^curlers have" enjoyed excel- '  lent" weather for the roarin' game  the past,'week, and the second^'  time round of the schedule games  is wellt-on the way. All rinks are  holding their own. -Skip Scolt is  laying a bottom for a miniature  shoe t_of _ice_cl os e=^b y=h i sM as t j=a n d"  is putting handles on peas for  stanes, and he is going to hand  illumine costly pieces of leather  to be awarded to the first of his  rink to win a game on the sheet  by his last;  ---li  -t'  '  i -  l^  '\.  -r -  ���������������������������*"���������������������������>"  ft-  *"     -.;  -  ',  V  _v_  -J - '  '*  "- >  ���������������������������"  I  V  Asks fetter Service  WANTED���������������������������To rent or take charge  of a ranch in Northern Okanagan. Address, Box P., Enderby  Press.    v 2t  WANTED���������������������������A general house girl;  at once; no children. Mrs. A.  A. Faulkner, Enderby.  The masquerade ball at Armstrong,  Feb. Jlth, promises to be a big success.  Mr, Morria can supply up-to-the-mmute  costumes.  LOST���������������������������A bay horse, 4' years old;  horseshoe brand on nigh shoulder;  suitable icward "offered. Chas.  Ashton, Endcrhy.  Carrying out the instructions of  the City Council, in thc resolution  ,p.a.ssed at tho Ja,.st meeting, cn-  dor.sirig lhe resolution passed by  the Vernon Board of Trade, urgi'ig  Ihe restoration of lhc daily 'train  service in the Okanagan, City  Clerk Rosoman sent a leller lo department heads in Ottawa this  week, also to our provincial and  dominion members, and post oflice  and railway heads, urging that,  "while quite prepared to acquiesce  in any changes really rendered  necessary by the present economic  .situation and calculated to aid in  the prosecution of the war, we arc  of opinion that one of the main  conditions of success abroad consists in lhe maintenance of business efficiency at home; and .in  view of the deplorable dislocation  of business which has occurred  throughout the Okanagan Valley in  consequence of the adoption of thc  present schedule, w.- are strongly  of opinion that the policy responsible for its introduction is a mistaken one, and that in the best interests of the country at large it  is imperatively necessary that the  daily'service IV restored."  Don't forget the  Enderby Orchestra  dance, in K. P. Hall, Feb. 8th. r^S'5?^  #1  4  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, January 31, 1918  PEACE TERMS  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  II.   M.   W.VI.Kl.K  Advertising   Rates:    Transient,  SOc  :in inch first insertion,  25c each subsequent insertion.     Contract advertising. $1 an inch per month.  I'ublished every   Thursday at    Enderby,   B. C.  at  $2   per  year,   by   the  Walker   Press.  THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 1918  TAXING TO COVER DEPRECIATION  In thc auditors' report on the financial condition oi' the town of Enderby, for thc year 1917,  lhc point is raised of levying a lax sullicienl to  cover the amount oi' depreciation which is written oil", each year. This is not a new .question.  It is, in fact, a very old onc. Bul. the .bigness  of the point is more one 6J' theory lhan practice.  Under ordinary circumstances, there can be no  question as to thc correctness of tlie theory, and  it might also be a very proper and saJ'e policy to  follow in practice. But how many towns or  cilics do levy to cover depreciation? "There can  be no question about it: thc practice ol* -writing  oil' each year I'or depreciation musl. .eventually  reduce values, and iinally wipe oul thc buildings  entirely. .Theoretically, by lhc time a building  i.s twenty or thirty years old it isn't worth a cent,  lis entire value will have been written off under  lhc head of depreciation. The same with our  concrete sidewalks and macadamized streets.  Theoretically lhcy depreciate in value each year.  Bul actually the depreciation is almost nil!. At  all events, whether right or wrong in theory,  who would be disposed, in iinies like these, to  increase thc lax levy to cover such depreciation?  Thc fact is, without attempting lo dispute the  correctness of the practice of writing oil for dc-j  pi^daUon,^lha.Uif_Lhesa^  peace is procurable, either by a world or by  nalions or by individuals, save in thc realization  of lhc ideal: we shall never get on with less than  lhe best. II is Utopia or perdition tliat awaits  the human race in thc end; il is thc kingdom of  heaven or yel deeper hells than the one through  which ihe world is now wading."  be  made  is much  fhis  ���������������������������eduction  Furlhei  icing  today  lhcy  would  cosl   fully  one-hal  again  as  lhcy  did   when   constructed.  Irue.   why   persist   in   llie  theoretical  on surplus account?  .admitting thai llie lax lew should be  While thc world is busy talking peace terms,  and each side to the controversy is putting its  best foot forward in an effort to convince, public  opinion as to the justice of its claims; and, while  provision is being made in these peace terms for  Utopian conditions when the war is ended, what  do we perceive actually at work on the  human side of the people in all nalions? One  would think, after reading thc Utopian conditions prescribed in these prc-peacc negotiations,  thai certain legislation, and certain resolutions,  made by nalions, was actually going to change  the nature of man and woman on this good old  world. We are led to believe that if wc can impose on Germany our terms of peace, then everything is going to be lovely in this sort of Ci I' ly-  fiity democracy ofouis. "And wc do not doubt  that thc people of tlie enemy countries are led lo  believe the same thing about general conditions  which arc to prevail if the enemy can force on us  his peace terms. Both sides seem to forget that  human nature is the same to-day as dl was".in the  lime of Christ, and that "when thc devil is sick,  thc devil a sain I \vould,bc; when thc devil is well,  thc devil a saint is he." Wc are fighting to make  thc world democratic. Wc say we arc anyway,  and, believe il. Yet wc perpetuate the autocracy  of old, and persist in handing out and accepting  the baubles of knighthood, which have ever been  the recognized trinklcts of the "divinely appointed,"'" and the emblems of honor handed  down to whomsoever had the party pull or the  bacon. This is the material side of what thc  war mean's. - .       . .   -  . -Let us now look upon its meaning in a spiritual sense. Wc believe George D. Herron, in  his book, "Woodrow Wilson and the World's  Peace," has given the highest conception in this  direction.. This book reveals a new and wider  and deeper interpretation of the world war���������������������������and  one that all must recognize sooner or later as the  goal each nation, each individual, must aim for.  "For lhc moment," says Ihis -writer, "we can  only wait���������������������������wait with wonder and ^anguish���������������������������to  see "whether the present human night will darken  and deepen, or if some unforseen day df deliverance will break. It is. thc world's most breathless moment. The human race trembles in thc  balance. The war, if it continues, may slip Irom  lhe control of its makers and blasters. A turn  of some irresponsible hand, even an idle word,  may start the race, on its new and,, tremendous  upward or downward way. Either wc shall soon  be plunged into chaos, and lhe creation of the  world begin over again, with perhaps but a  human remnant in the Creator's] hand, or the  nations must conic to some swift resolution,  some divine determination, taking the course of  evolution in hand-- and definitely shaping our  common future according to a deliberate social  and spiritual choice. . . . .It is easy to  babble of Utopia in reply. Jt is the custom, of  cowards and cynics, of spiritual indolence and  social selfishness, |o deride as Utopian whatever  requires high risk and bold sacrifice. Rut what  else lhan the effort for our fife's perfectahijity  has yet proved practicable? Po wc call thc present way of carrying on our planeL a success?  Could llie mind of an insane god conceive a  niaddcr world than lhe one the practical man is  now furnishing us? Jt is time to ask. and lo  answer���������������������������lime to ta|<c knowledge of the unfailing  imbecility, of the cbblcss confusion and woe,  the unreckcnablc wreckage and waste, lhal forever course what wc purbfindfy regard as the  practical administration of our mortal affairs.  Thus avc shall one day conclude, J perceive, that  Are you going- to do any  Buildlr% or Repairing-  Season?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  No. 4 Floorng- and'Ceiling-  15.00 per thousand  No. 4 Drop Siding     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. E������������������aeAy  King Edward  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King EdwardHotel, h&JF***? Enderby  A full line of Fresh Meals.    Home  rendered  Lard and  Home  Fed Bacon  GEO. fc. SHARPE  WHOLESALE - RETAIL* BUTCHER  SECRET SOCIETIES  J. C. METCAWJ3  W. M-  A.E&A.M  ' Sf - j  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after .the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Oddfellows Hal}.. ;Vi8������������������lin|r  brethren cordially invited  S. H. SPBPHS   Secretary.   .  ������������������NPEJIPY   ^QPGE  No. 35, JC. of P.  Meets every Monday evening:  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  CHA.S. HAWTNS. C. C.  H. M. WALKER K. H. S.  U. J. COLTART. M. F.  Hall suitable forConcerts, Pances and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc.. address,  F. FRAVEL. Enderby  PROFESSIONAL  sufficient lo cover cleprcciulion on buildings and  oilier  public works,  aliouUI   Ibis   bxs.   money  be1  spent for something else oilier than for which il  was raised?    If it were placed lo I be credit oi' lhc  sinking*- funds ���������������������������".lo.-.redeein on Islanding' debentures.  ol" me  clepre-  Yess lo find fault  tors* on   thc city's  funds lo come up  ie correct wav of  il would not De available ior llie renewal  .public  works it  was  raised  lo cover  lhe  eialion on.  Il i.s not Ihe purpose of The 1  with the criticism of llie audi  policy of allowing lhe sinking  short each year. This is nol ll  business. BuHl. is Ihe way commonly adopted  by western cities in these limes of stress in an  effort lo make the taxes as 'light as possible on  those who have lo bear Ihem���������������������������nol a bad idea.  War conditions have made war measures necessary all along the line, and we see no reason why  lhe lillle town of Iinderby should be chosen as  Ihe one to be made an object lesson of.  Food Controller Manna has resigned, and Mr.  . Henry B.   Thomson,   of   Victoria,   has   been   np-  ; pointed food controller.   Mr. Thomson has bcen  Mr. J lamia's deputy for sonic months... The new  controller's first assistant will he \\. M- JJallan-  t-vnc of-Montreal.  PO NOT WANT COOLJES  The Kaslo Kootenain confesses a common  human weakness when it says: "lt sometimes  happens lhat when this paper gives some individual a boost, tbe enemies of lhat individual  will go around and get out Iheir little hammers  and knock the edilor for committing, what appears in Iheir eyes, a sort of crime."  "If those who continue to live in comparative  comfort at home are nol willing to deprive themselves of quite essential foods, then our bravest  men died in vain.���������������������������Lord Rhondda, Food Controller I'or Circat Brilain.  The farmers of-.Endcrhy district, nt thc annual  meeting of the Farmers' Institute last Saturday  afternoon, spoke and voted unanimously againsl  the proposed importation of Chinese coolies into  Canada. The sense of the meeting was well expressed by Mr. B. ,F. Coltart, who summed up his  remarks in these words: "Wc arc piling up an  unhcardof national debt for our children and  children's children Io hear, and the least wc,can  j leave them to aid them in carrying the burden,  jis a white Canada. They tell us that the coolies  j lhcy now propose to bring in, will he sent back  ' 10 China as soon as thc war is over. If you remember, is 1 do, we were told lhc same thing  years ago when the C.P.R.' was permitted to import coolies to work on Ihe building of thc road.  But how many oi* those, coolies were shipped  back when the railway company was through  wilh them? If we submit to their heing imported again, wc shall sec the same thing repeated. They will come in thousands, and they  will slnv."  J^C. SKAJ4NG, P. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public  INSURANCE  BPLh "Blk. Enderby, p,C.  MAT HASSEN  Auctioneer  and   Live  Stock   Sales-  SYNOPSIS Of COAL MINING REGULATIONS  Coal milling rights of thc Domin- ,  ion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and'  Alberla,  the.Yukon  Territory, the  Northwest Territories and a portion  of the Province of British CotuicBia,  may be leased for.a'tcrm^of- twenty--  one years at an annual rental of $1  an acre.,   Not more than- 2560 acres  will be leased to' one applicant.  Application for a lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent of sub-Agent of the district in which rights applied for aVe  situated.  In   surveyed - territory the lan<U  must be described by sections, or  legal sub-divisions of sections, aiid  Jn   unsurveyed" territory  the  tra'ct ,  applied, for shall be staked out b'V  the applicant himself.'  Each application-must be accouir  panicd'bya fee of So which twill Be  refunded if- the righls. applied- for.-:  are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tbe  rate of five cents per ton. ,J -��������������������������� ,  .Vlhc person operating the mine  shall furnish the Agent with sworn "  returns accounting for tbe full  quantity of merchantable - coal  mined and pay t|ie royalty tbereon.-  Jf (he coal mining rights are not  operated, such ��������������������������� returns should be  furnished, at least once a year.   .  The lease will include the coal  mining rights only, but the leasee*  may-be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights as may  |)e considered necessary "for the  working of the mine, at the rate of.  SJO an.acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, nr to any Agcrif or snh-Agent  of Pominion hands.  YV. "W. CORY,'  Deputy Minister of the Jntcivor...  N.fB.-|LJnnuthon/.cc) publication of  this iufvcriiscnicnt will not be paid  for.���������������������������83575.  nra nr  Farm Sales my specialty.    See me  about   your   sales ,  Armstrong R. t'.  Ar* yaw  Butter Wrap*  running Jaw ?  better order soine now  you need anything in th* 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 <h  Thursday, January 31, 1918  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  Auditors *"Report  January 12th, 1918.  To His Worship the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Enderby:  Gentlemen: This is to certify'that we have audited 'the books  and examined the records of the City for the year ending 31st December, 1917, and as the result of such audit and examination we  present herewith-1���������������������������        o  The Surplus has_ decreased from $67,075.64 .in 1916 'to  $63,135.81  in 1917, and is accounted for as follows:  The revenue of the City for the year was as follows���������������������������  Tax  levy,  less  rebates       $12,634.01  Interest on arrears of taxes.  Water rates,  etc      Schools      Sundries      628.33  3,281.14  2,933.45  1,111.04  Expenses are as -follows:  Board of Works    $2,795.76  Schools       9,194.68  City   Hall      1,564.72  Waterworks     2,925.00  Police      777.35  - Health -..:.. i   1,025.28  Street Lighting ........     577.52  Sundries    " 1,531.33  $20,587.97  Board of School Trustees���������������������������       --=^  General Maintenance of Schools     Interest  on  Debentures      City Hall-  General   Administration       Additional Construction '.   Interest on Debentures     Waterworks System���������������������������     o  General  Maintenance      Interest on Debentures   Additional construction    v   Hydrographic   survey    \   Police Department���������������������������  .  Maintenance x   Health'. Department���������������������������  Maintenance       Cemetery:  Maintenance        $    2.98  Interest on Debentures           120.00  7,544  68  1,650  .00  1,264  72  19.  99  300  .00  1,356.  75  1,490.  00  75  78  00  9,194.68  1,583.94  2,925.50  777.35  Expenses paid  in  Total  Expenses  cash  .20,391.64  . 4,136.16  24,527.80  Expenses (including depreciation) in excess^of Receipts.. 3,939.83  The Surplus has��������������������������� been decreasing from year to year on account  of-the depreciation, as you will observe that the' revenue is approximately only suflicientjto take care of the running expenses of the  City and interest on debentures, no margin being provided to cover  depreciation. "Had this been doneaheretofore there would have been  more than sufficient money to provide sinking funds in full.  Schedule of Bonded Indebtedness  ; This Schedule discloses the total   amount   of   annual   interest  and sinking funds to be provided^ namely:  ���������������������������   = Annual interest  .^...   $5,489.92  Annual sinking funds   _. ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������      2,680.48  <c  The amount which ought to be in the sinking funds  8,170.40  Poor  relief   Hospital:  Maintenance     .".    $ 47.90  Instalment of mortgage       200.00  Interest on mortgage  ....-.''...      64.00'  Incorporation fees   -...       47.00  Street Lighting Department���������������������������  " Electric  current    -   Lamps,  etc.   . .. :   Sundries���������������������������;  ^-Assessment     .'.:   - Interest on Temporary Loans ......  Sinking  Fund      Municipal   Elections      Printing   (general)     ' ���������������������������  Stationery      Bank exchange      Refunds       Telephone   (two  'phones)      Postage & Revenue Stamps     Workmen's Compensation Board     1 ��������������������������� Legal expenses   .. .-   Referendum on half-holiday  .............  Advertising   ..' : .:....  Hire  of  hall-   Telegrams    "   Post OJHce box rent   . . S. "   Travelling  expenses    -.".   Balance���������������������������  c Cash in hand (general)      Ditto   (petty)  7  120.90  122.98  422.50  MADE      IN  rANADfl  GILLETTS  LYE  358.90        1,025.28  234.49  50.00  is  Amount  actually on ,hand.  $20,237.09  7,856.57  V   ,     Balance due   .................._ : ...;..   $12,380.52  -y     ^ General Administration  .* -vDuring the?year just closed this" cosV'(including School Board  accounts and'excluding interest on debentures' .and sinking funds)  shows a decrease, of ,,$866.70, showing - that "the. policy-' of ;econou\y  has been-continued.  CREHAN, MOUAT '&., CO.,    -    . \'Q  Chartered Accountants''&- Auditors  *  Cash,���������������������������  On hand and at banjc, Jan. 1st, 19J7.  fleaj "pstote T������������������xes���������������������������    : " --���������������������������  -General City'levy ..:...  - School levy   School levy  (extra-imwicipal)  Local .Improvement levy ;....  Bank- of Mon t real: ���������������������������   ,  --Tax account  .*.!.."   Special Loan  account   ..'  Current   account '....1,098.  Less ��������������������������� cheques  o.s....   497.  14  13  . 7  23  35  76  601.01  378.00  199.52"  220.10  221.20  226.90  52.23  149.45  134.00  3.85  286.00  82.20  .57.00  30.39  56.14  13.78  7.20  3.00  2.30  3.00  83.70.  284.49  632.12  577.52.  CLEANS-DISINFECTS���������������������������USED FOR  SOFTENING WATER���������������������������FOR MAKING  HARD AND SOFT SOAP ,FULL  DIRECTIONS WITH EACH CAN/  I  The Voice of Canada  1)16.61  ^30,466.62  Balance Sheet as at December 3lst, 1917  *'���������������������������  1:    ASSETS- - v  CASH-on" hand and-at bank  Taxes-^-" ." -'-:'V;  Arrears, 1916 and  - Arrears,1 191-7^ .-:..  prior-  $.     (170.49  ***���������������������������������������������������������������<  *���������������������������*������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*  3 8,376.78  "  3,449.27  874.94  80a.68  Total,...-.....:    $13,566.67  Less rebates allowed .......$ 932.06    ;  Less unpaicj current, taxes... 4,023.22-     4,9o5;88_  Amount of current taxes received  Arrears of taxes, 1916 and prior .  Interest on ditto   Waterworks System���������������������������  -Rates    _.   "- Water service application, fees  "Water pipe thawing fees   tymWj Of SpfiQQj TrWStees-  Goveroment "grant   -  Municipality of Spallumcheen  Sundries ���������������������������   8,610;. 79  6,004.48  628.33  3,269.09  ���������������������������2.00  - 10.05  2,825.00  72.15  36.30  15,243.00  3,281.14  2,933.45  Sundries��������������������������� *>  Trade Licenses���������������������������  Liquor     400.00  General     332.50  Sundry Debtors���������������������������-. ' .,-    _" -  S. C. Government School Grant  pen' accounts '   Water rates .........'   3,318.54  4023:22  , 706.25  49.50  4,616.04  ..$-   " 916.61'  7,341.76*  Inventory���������������������������  Sand    Estate Account���������������������������  City .Hall   Recreation Ground  Old. School    fortune  School   ..  Cemetery "...:.....  Pumping Ground  He -"-'  2,371.79  10.25  lospital  fnrnitwre & "Pquipment���������������������������  City Hall .:.:.."   School   ..., '.:.-   Fire Department      Road Making Machinery  .  Tools  ..: V.   . Less  depreciation  Systems���������������������������  z^A\'alertvarks~=^  5,670.70  1,200.00  6,795.07  55,701.18  1,863.82  274-50  3,000.00  .619.66.  1,400.00  ���������������������������  826.61  3,809.69  .3440  6,690.06  -717.00  74,50^.27  5,973.06  Boad  Tax      og Tax      ��������������������������� Cemetery  fees      Juilding Permit fees    )elinquent  School  Taxes      ^ent    ���������������������������  Interest on Sinking Fund Investments.  Police Court fines and fees   Sale of material    732.50  154.00  56.00  34-00  3.00  39.37  20.00  226.90  .22.10,  50.07  Sinking FwimJ��������������������������� .    , , u  .  Withdrawn to meet matured dehentures   Bank of tycrotreal���������������������������  Advance made in anticipation of current revenue  1,337.94  5,000.00  2,000.00  Piftfrursement*  $30,466.62  Hank of Montreal���������������������������  ,   Demand Loan, acct. uncollected taxes,  Ditto, acct. water rates, etc, 1916   Overdraft,  1916    t   1916,  9    511.11  2,000.00  947.72  Bonded Indebtedness-  Debenture Loan No. 2 (matured)  Hoard of Works���������������������������  - Street  Maintenance      Sidewalk  Maintenance      Sidewalk additional construction  Interest on Debentures   Special  survey      Drainage    .*   3,458.83  5,000.00  Publications      Membership fee, Municipal Unions  Donations       Government of British. Columbia ..  Sundries      110.33  256.66  377.92  2,340.02  2.35  '86.40  2.90  25.00  110.00.  52.16  .    10.73  3,173.68  1,833.23  Cost to Jan. 1st,, 1917 $24,353.11  Depreciation    ���������������������������     1,326.59  Add expenditure' 1917  23,026.52  ' .75  !"toads,   etc ���������������������������.-.."'..  .ocal   Imp.' No.l.. 16,290.11  Less depreciation   .     908.39  Local Improvements No.2  ..  Special  survey   ....-..,.'. .-.'.  ...22,659.11  15,381.72  94  191  00  47'  sinking Funds���������������������������  Hank of Montreal      Victory  Ponds      War Savings Certificates  23,027.27  38,326.30  142.53  6,424.04  1,290.00  61,353.57  7,856,57  WA3JUTJSS  Sundry Creditors���������������������������  Debenture Debt���������������������������  Loan' No. 1, Waterworks       $18,000.  $160,334.88  Loan  Loan  Loan  Loan  Loan  Loan-  Loan  Loan  Loan  Loan  Loan  No  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No. 4, Waterworks  No. 5, Street Improvements . ..  No. 6, Cily Hall Construction ..  No. 7, Road Making Machinery.  8, Waterworks  ..."   9, Drain Construction     10, School, site & building.  11, Waterworks      12, Drain Construction ...  13, Cemetery   14, School     Loans 1-7, '(Local Imp.) City's share  Loans 1-7, Property- Owners' share-  00  2,000.00  ' 2,500.00  5,000.00  5,500.00  ' 2,000.00  6,000.00  24,000.00  2,500.00  3,000.00  2,000.00  3,500.00  9,250.00  9,250.00  Bank of Montreal���������������������������Bills payable     Enderby   General   Hospital���������������������������Mortgage.  Tax   Sale   surplus   .,   Surplus   94,500.00  2,000.00  600.00  99.07  63,135.81  $160,331.88  The sacrifices of Canada* in be-���������������������������  half of a democratic peace and  for the overthrow of a monstrous  militarism that threatens every  free and civilized man are'orie of  the wonders of the world. o-  For forty months Canada has  been sending across the sea her  noblest and best. No like population in the world has excelled her~  in soldiers recruited," ' and the  mighty contribution has been  made without resort to conscrip- ���������������������������  tion. -    " - r  And that there is no  variableness; neither shadow of turning, ���������������������������  to Canada's' righteous' purpose  v/as attested by the results of her  general election. The issue was  whether   or   not     conscription ,  should be established: With young "  and' vigorous' elements   abroad,  with .&  majority, of   Canadian  homes strickem'with women vot- r_  ing,. and a solid block of French- '-  Canadians coldly indifferent to "  the,great~issues of the war,, the*  sweeping victory for conscription V  is remarkable. It tends, to   reas-;  sure those of littleT faith   who -'-  doubted the sticking power  of a_,  democracy���������������������������of its* willingness toV  hold out against an autocracy J.inTV  the unlovely task~of war-making^' /  'Canada; so" far as her-iimmedi-V  ate future, wasi "concerned, ~ was,-"  safe; She knew,that, even though  Great Pritain.was brokehras long V  as the-United States- stood she A  could rely on protection .Selfish-- -  fness whispered,^ her not to exy  ertberself--to enjoy the fat prosperity  that would flow: to per  from the sale of her vast supplies.,.J  Put the  voice  of  the  tempter  tempted her not. She prized  her   -,  soul more than. her pody,  'snej-  with splenc|i4 chivalry, long he-7  fore this country, came in,~sheY  has been fighting our battle,,the 7.  battle for the freedom of the   "  world/for a civilization based on  right and not on might. -  _^he free democracy' of the  United States salutes-with admi- :  ration the free democracy of Can-  ada. Across our border dwell a  people at once pacific and heroic.  Such a people anc| the Government they^ create to execute  their will we can trust. We need  no forts to guard the frontier.  =We=dwelNt=peace���������������������������with^a^good-^  neighbor whose essential purposes are our own. God grant  that in the history of the next  three years, if the period of sacrifice is thus prolonged, we shall  show a nobility of mind and an  energy of the spirit equal to our  brothers of the north.���������������������������New  YorkGlo^  ,  Economic "Yellow Penl"  At this time Japan is busy  building. She is laying a new  economic foundation. -  She is building factories,  making munitions, ships, machinery and auto accessories.  She is out after trade���������������������������the  world's trade.  Japanese workmen are paid at  the average of 25 cents a day for  12 hours' hard work. Foremen  and superintendents get 65 cents  a day. Women get \2_ cents a  day.  The Japs are as good laborers  as soldiers. They operate machinery that is up to the minute. They  have intelligence and initiative.  And they are aggressive.  ��������������������������� There is some truth in the yellow peril.���������������������������Bu ifalo News.  Remove from your  vocabulary  "don't like" or "can't eat"-Em-  "V*V'1  ���������������������������"���������������������������*\      '             c         1  ;* - ~~" -VI  ,- *~ *  "   r A  * ������������������   ���������������������������*-  **" 1  'V> - *-'!?>���������������������������������������������  ''-*������������������-<.   < I  J\ IT  " ������������������J  .r - ~Z"'F  ~;t t, *-->> o.  **���������������������������,**- ,''?L~"    ���������������������������������������������?"'"  1  ���������������������������,���������������������������*-)>.������������������, / 5,jr''S^,  " 'S4 >     7.\'S  &.���������������������������      ~       * *L* X  -*  ^ - ��������������������������� *-    "  ""���������������������������f  / ' KT          f  r-* " -     '1  .. V-  " r-   *"    t  poria Gazette. Vigil  ������������������������������������������������������<��������������������������� ' 'f I  -***!  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  Thursday, January 31, 1918  'Bit  1  my-fistg  L __w  15 THE WORLD'S BEST CHEW  It is manufactured  tobacco in its purest  form.  It   has  flavor.  a   pleasing  It is tobacco scientifically prepared  for man's use.  sm  :i  ���������������������������Ql  Write at once for Samples of the Following*  Spring Fabrics JllSt Opened���������������������������Direct from England & Ireland  xmw-^n .if.'mmr t n..". !.v.tn\....jaj:jn,jjfctss-'h.vs&q  What Miffht Be  Looking- -forward  to  the  time  when   the    Union    Government  chas been on the job four years, H.  F. Gadsby, in the Toronto Saturday Night, says in part:  "Brotherly love has become almost a habit. The fifty-fifty spirit  runs like a golden thread through  the whole political and social fab-  _ric. The ravages of fraternity, "co  to speak, are plainly visible in the  House of Commons. E[c\v changed  the scene from diat I used to  gaze upon in the old, selfish days  prior to 1918 a  '"The people "have been trained  in renunciation. Vvheatiess,meatless, eatless, heatles, treatless  days are mare bagatelles to our  impassioned asceticism..The rule  is to let no - day  go  by .without  .H-.  giving up something  knights are our own ��������������������������� thank  But, the  i^iujt: tnc ut-i!. u.vi. ��������������������������� L,nanK Gou  -for that! There are more knights  than days, in Canada and there  always will be.  "Sacrifice is the word���������������������������"at least  so I infer from what Jones,-  M.  P.. Conservative-Unionist is saying. He dwells with pride on the  fact that Sir Joseph Flavelle,.-for  instance,.was   sacrificed  shortly  after Union Government took office. Yes. the baronet was  pried  loose and such was  the compulsion of  brotherly love    on   his  chastened  heart  that the    first  thing he  did  after he   was released  from"  his  cares  of  state  was to kiss Mr.   O'Connor,   who  brought   in  his famous   report,  and. send an Easter card to   Bob  Rogers, who was at the back  of  the whole   business.   More   than  that the fifty-fifty spirit got such  hold of him that the man who  didn't choke at eighty per cent  profit now confessed that he felt  pangs a"t taking forty. As naturally he would, because a gentle  soul like Sir Joseph just hates to  see anything cut in two.  "Jones, M. P. is himself an example of self sacrifice. He makes  his speech in ten minutes���������������������������in the  old days he would have taken an  hour���������������������������and thus he sacrifices fifty minutes of loose verbiage.'The  speech is fifty minutes better on  that account.' It is in line with  the general tendency to cut out  fats���������������������������whether of the head or  otherwise.  "From Jones's remarks I .arather that the House has  Tobralco  In -many beautiful shades, for waists,  Dresses, etc'.    Splendid wearing material  OUR SPRING  PRICE    49c yd  White Voiles5  Very line white Voiles;, double width; an  excellent opportunity to buy before the  higher price.    Worth 65c.     yin-       ^1  .  OUR   SPRING   PRICE    *ff������������������yC.yCI  Irish Dress Linens  Tn all the popular shades; suitable for suits  "Middies, Coats, Skirts and Dresses.  Market value today, 75c; A���������������������������k** *���������������������������*]  OUR   SPRING   PRICE    **^C yd  Chocolate-Hose  Women's  "Merino  Finish;   sixes  8%   to  10; ���������������������������  Wash Taffetas  A  fabric  very  similar to  silk,  but purely  .   all  fine cotton with silky finish;  double  width.    OUR VERY SPECIAL     69c yd"  1400 yds Dress Ginghams  For House Dresses, Rompers, etc.  undoubtedly a very low price;;  splendid wearing-and  fast colors:  OUR  SPRING PRICE    (39c  OUR SPRING PRICE  This is  19c yd  Horrockses, 49c yd  as   or   Ni  in   fast-cc  49c yd  A   perfect   fabric   for   Pyjamas   or   Night  Gowns;   also   Un;der\vear;   In   fast-color  stripes; 3(3 in wide;  OUR   SPRING   PRICE   . .  Lisle Hose  pair  A beautiful soft quality in Women's Spring  Lisle Hose; soft finish; black only. A  hose today worth 50c pair fl nrn fnf. *M  OUR SPRING PRICE'. . ������������������ P'o lUr $1  abov.t exhausted the field of beneficial endeavor, and now sighs for morojij  grievances to conquer. Jones ve- j \  minds"the House that the other!!;  day.it passed his bill to .make  bed quilts nine feet long���������������������������a real  boon to cold shoulders���������������������������and now.  he asks it to deal- with" that  other- great crying evil���������������������������short  shirt tails. In fact he is introducing a bill along that line-Vo?  which he requests the warmest  sympathy and most effective support of a parliament which has  long been afflicted that way.  'This war,' says Jones, 'has  been the great readiuster. Shall  shirt tails of suitable length and  adequate warmth be omitted from  the national blessings it has  brought about. Too long has  mankind been cursed- with this  abatement. I yield to no one, Mr.  Speaker, in zeal to conserve and  save���������������������������I   would  save  on    everv-  s-ssggh   tMCe'3P0������������������AT������������������& IQ79  empan  HERBERT E.BUBB1D0E SfOttlS COMMISSIONER  Mail  Order  Department H.  VERNON, B. C.  Jv<V  &*5>  '   /f-^t ,\r.  \_m  ^^^^^pgs^B^p^*^^^^*5^  thing,  Saving  The Last of 5 Roses  WE HAVE JUST HECEJVEp  THE    J.AST    CARLOAD*OF  a, .but shirt .-tails,  there is"more than cruelty to the  individual���������������������������it is'a menace to civilization". In the last four years  we have seen many of our ideals  attained. Ih fact, attaining ideals  tail to be^e m3y kSgStmS FIVE'ROSES ^^ WE WI l* HP AW3 TO GET FROM  can  never 'reach? I ��������������������������� leave   the-THE MILLS. ��������������������������� THE NEXT SflJpiVfENT WJLJL, HAVE TO HE  question with you. I have much ���������������������������r .n ^.n^.-n. ri/,tTn      _rM*T ���������������������������--..,.*������������������,   ~~~  WAR-BREAJ) FLOUR,    NOW JS YQJJ   OPPORTUNITY TO  pleasure, Mr. Speaker, in" moving  the first reading of my bill to Increase the Length of the Standard Shirt Tail by Twelve Inches.  I think-.that-covers the ground.'  '" 'Yes, brotherly love is scattered all over the House. Let us  look at this beautiful thing more  closely. Premier Borden crosses  the floor of the Green Chamber,  takes his place beside Sir Wilfred  Laurier���������������������������now in his eightieth  year, but still going strong���������������������������and  offers his box of chocolates.  Sweetness and light. They eat  the bon-bons together.  " 'Wilfred,*' says the Premier,  'this fifty-fift3r spirit- is a great  :Lhiaig.Jt--4V-orks-Outav_ell.JIhe7Lib^  orals get all the work and* the  Conservatives get ali tiie Senators l1""""' '  LAY IN A SMALL SUPPLY.  ALSO BRAN, SHORTS ANp OTHER FEED,  Gents' Furnishings  DILL'* BROS.  anp Groceries  *$  IF YOU HAVE CREAM TO SELL IN  QUANTITIES   OF 5   GALLONS  OR MORE, TESTING 30 PER CENT WE WILL PAY���������������������������  nips.  Get Behind the Wheel  of a Ford and Prive  TRY it just once! Ask your friend to let you "pilot" his  caron an open stretch. You'll like it, and will be surprised how easily the Ford is handled and driven.  If you have never felt the thrill of driving your own car,  there is Homelhing good in store for you. It is vastly  different from just" riding���������������������������being a passenger. And especially so if you drive a Ford.  Young boys, girls, women and even grandfathers���������������������������thousands of them���������������������������are driving Ford cars and enjoying it. A  Ford stops and starts in traffic with exceptional ease and  smoothness, while on-country roads and hills its strength and  power show to advantage.  Buy a Ford and you will want tc be behind "the wheel"  constantly.  THE UNIVERSAL CAR  Runabout  Touring  Coupe.  Sedan   -  O. B. FORD, ONT.  $475  $495  ,$770  $970  "'Yes, Robert,'  free!, 'its perfectly  says Sir  Mack & Railris^ Dealers, Enderby  Wil-  lovely. I'm  doing- my bit, too. When I quit  there will be no more hogging a  solid Quebec, it's going- to split-  half-and half. What do you think  of that?'  " "Splendid, Wilfred. Have  another chocolate. I can recommend this one. No, tho marsh-  mellow. Not thnt one with the  hard centre, like Sir Joseph Fla-  velle's heart. We old fellows  must spare our teeth. Brotherly  love���������������������������a wonderful thing isn'tit?'  a  v/ Jl\������������������ JtJ# S72a JLtf*'  PER POUND BUTTER FAT, F.O.B. YOUR STATION, AND RETURN  YOUR CANS FREE NEXT DAY.  1  lowna  amery, LtcJ.  WE CARRY A  FULL LINE OF  R .1 E S  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  WHICH ARE ALWAYS FRESH,  AND PRICES LOW.  SPECIAL���������������������������A   few  boxes  of  JAP  ORANGES left, which we arc  selling at $1.00 while they last.  V    Oils Motto-"QUALITY AND SERVICE"  TEECE :& SON,  'PHONE 48  Bell BloeK,T!ndgby  rses  Will. Buy  for   Cash,   Horsesfrom   1150   lbs   up;   Mares  Geldings, 2 years old up to thesky.  Apply���������������������������  DR. C. M. HENDERSON  Phone 76 Armstrong  or  ,m  1  1  **- V v > -Jl  \*1

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