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 /  r?  TSSS-  Enderby, B. C, February 28, 1918  -  /$*N D':WAiKER'S       WEEKLY  i\ C?  J5Q-   C 1~ *~~r ~  In Honor of Percy Stev^nik  ^  ^c]   .tC; No. 54; Whole N'. 540  The Methodist church was  crowded to the doors Sunday evening by Enderby citizens anxious  to participate in the union memorial services held in honor of Pte.  Percy Stevens, whose untimely  death occurred with the sinking  of the American transport Tuscania by a German submarine. It  was but a slight token of the re-"  spect and love of the community  for the soldier lad whose boyhood  clays were spent in Enderby.,and  whose rollicking, affectionate,  manly nature won a warm spot in  the hearts of all. It was the public expression of the sympathy of  the community for Mr. and Mrs.  Stevens, and the esteem in which  they, are held by all. Faint and  cold as all memorial sarvices seem  to be, they convey something of  the community's mother love for  the one taken away. (ind> something of its sympathy for, the  stricken home. It is, perhaps,, a  weak way to give expression to  that depth ofsfceling and of love,  but it is the best way we have  found.  Percy Stevens,- "Pike,", as he  'was familiarly called, was, lo use  Hie words of his Bend employer,  "onc-out of a hundred young men.  Willing to work, meager to learn,  cheerful always, it never has been  iny pleasure to have a young man  in my office of whom I entertained  higher hopes."  Rev. J. A. Pow and Mr.. D. J.  Welsh conducted the church services and the "combined Presbyterian ahd Methodist choirs rendered the ,music. The impressive  part of the service���������������������������the ��������������������������� roll call  of members of the church and  Sunday School now serving at the  front, and- the placing of the  wreath on the standard of-the" departed���������������������������was performed by Mr."  Smedley and Miss McMahon.1  V.In 'his-eight years residence in  Enderby Percy-,- Stevens -was ���������������������������a  great.favorite;iir school,life, and in'  the mill where he,-.was employed  the ; -last- year > of- his . residence  here. A boy. of his cheerful disposition- "and helpful ways could  not,help 'making' warm friends, in  all circles' of raetivityr - Other''.casualties haveVcome 'to.-Enderbv.  homes, and, while all <bave been  severely felt, perhaps no loss has  hit- so cjosely home to the hearts  of the .people as that of "Pike!s"  going. His sunny, dutiful disposition, coupled with that charm of  ease .in the' doing and his marked  ability made him a leader, in all  circles where leadership is worth  of, duly signed by the m  clerk, and impressed with the seal  of the cily, sent to Mr. Stevens.  .'NEWS AND VIEWS  -������������������,.. ,- V-'Wm. Hutchison left for the coast  ayo^firiH08* n'Bht.  ���������������������������-*  :^,_r.V.-  fir, ~,*z-    -���������������������������  - w<v-;#������������������3*fcj --->  -  I). J. Cameron left for Chase on  Food   Service   Campaign  A meeting of the local food con  scrvalion   committee   was   held   at  Wednesday, expecting to go thence  the   City   Hall   Ir.st  Thursday   eve-  Ple. Percy A. Stevens  Percy  A.   Stevens   was   bo'rn -in  Minneapolis,   Minn.,   August   30th,  1899,  and   came  to Enderby, with  his parents,    in 1908.    He went to  Bend sin 1916. where he graduated  from  the   High   School   last   June.  He enlisted in the American army  in November and sailed for France  on the 24th of January on the 111-  frted   Tuscania   on   the   night   of.  February 5th.    He was" among the  lost.    His body was recovered and  buried on thc" Scottish coast.-  Wair Flour Down in Price.  to the coast  Thc ladies of Grindrod arc packing parcels for thc boys at the  front this week.  Pte. Robert Airth was mnrrPcd in  England'on Jan. 31st. to Miss Bessie Piddcck, Shorncliffe.  Born���������������������������At Armstrong Hospital,  on Feb. 21st, to Mr. and Mrs. Lar-  via Long, a son  (stillborn.)  A Military Whist^ Drive will he  given Tuesday evening, April 2nd.  Look for particulars later.  Tomorrow evening in K. of P.  Hall< thecTrench Comfort Club will  held a whist drive ahd dance.  Born���������������������������At ' their - home, Mabel  Lake Valley, Feb. 13, 1918,_to Mr.  and  Mrs.  Frank" Hawes/ a son."  For the month of February!, the  shipments fiom Grindrod were:  35 cars posts, 1 car tics, 3 cars hay  and 5 cars lumber���������������������������44 care in all.  R. C. Chadwick, who left for the  Old .Country on the "firstycall for  tradesmen, and put in the-past two  or lhree years,working on war.materials, returned to Enderby this  week. ' _  Mrs. A. C. Skaling entertained  the members of the sewing circle  and lhcir husbands last Friday  evening, ��������������������������� introducing .military  whist to the,,great- delight of all  present. -   *,- .  Mr.. Cowan ���������������������������will-'return fioni the  coast this week. Mr. Burton, "who  has been working "his ronch -since. i'������������������aT\h*e ^nien������������������of'Yiic  while.   We shall missV'pike," but  .we shall not forget him.  When for- a little walk we went,  On errand or on pleasuis bent,  As  we drew near our vine-clad  gate, y -   --v  Mv always-present walking mate  Would slip his chubby hand- from  mine -  And, foddling on past shrub and  vine,   --'  Would  turn .and  say,   with   baby  wit,  "I beat 'oo home, a 'ittle bit!"  God was so good to him and me  ^As^fo^pernuUoui-Mivcs-to^be- ------  Like those of two frank, boyhood  chums  Together solving life's hard sums.  L as the elder, sometimes knew  Where   in   his   path   lay   b������������������*g   or  slough  So I   might point it out in   time  To save him  from   the   fall   and  grime. .  Today   some   kind   friends   came  and spoke  Gently to mc. And then-awoke  A slumbering memory, of _Tlien:  I dreamed he was a babe" again;  That he before my feet had sped  To reach our door a step ahead���������������������������  Thiough trembling lips I whisper  it,  "He beat  me home���������������������������a little bit."  A't the last meeting of the City  Council the following resolution  of sympathy was passed:  Resolved: That we, the Muni-*  cipal Council of the City of Enderby, have beard with deep regret of the sorrow which has befallen our esteemed fellow-townspeople, Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Stevens,  in the loss of their son Percy;  who being on his way lo the battle-fields of France in defence of  his country and of the cause for  which the United States, ia com-  /mon with ourselves and other  Allied nations are contending, met  his death at the hands of the enemy; that we, in our own behalf  and in the name of the citizens of  Enderby, hereby tender to Mr. .and  Mrs. Stevens ,and, family'-'sincere'  and heart;feltV$-w*r .ihy inVtheir  bereavement; and that this resolution be recorded in the minutes  of proceedings, and a copy there-  - The" first carload* of the, government standard flour was received  in Enderby this week by Messrs.  Wood "and Teece. _The war economy Hour looks ,vcry little darker,  than thevhigher-priced flours heretofore on sale, and those who have  tried it say it "makes just'as good  bread as. any flour tlfey-hayo used,  though a bit-darker. - The^price of  the "flour is .set' by the mills to conform" to- government regulations,  and the local dealers, are- selling7 it  on anr8 per cent-basis. ^The .price  -is'3o^er than- that-which-vh^s: been  charged' for the. wfrKerA grade;"-&���������������������������"'  ^With the same. shipment? rolled  -oats,, oat   meaj, 'ccmVmeaJ'- and  .wheatlets -wefc,,  receivedMn ' the  standard' sacks.' * The new prices  are: '-:'--.  Standard flour���������������������������-98s,' $5.75; 49s,  $2.90; 24s, $L55. Rolled, oats���������������������������20s  $1.50; 40s, 32.90;,-80s, S5.7a. Oat  meal���������������������������24s, $2; Corn meal, 24s, 92;  Wheatlets, 24s, $2.       --   -  These prices are not liable to any  fluctuation. Jhe prices of bran,  shorts and middlings wjj} not be  so staple, and will dePe3*d largely  on the "prices of other feeds.  '  ,.. Canadian patrfotfc fund  The treasurer, of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund acknowledges the  following - contributions received  since publication of the last list:  Mrs. "A. A. Faulkner $ 1-00  Miss A. B. Faulkner      2.00  Miss  M.  V.  Reattie      Okanagan Saw Mills ....  T.^M.=Lewis_ ,.  F.  pavies      J.   Nichol      A.  Rlack      T.. Kneale      Geo.  Robinson      Luka' Singh    Sing      ning to consider ways and means  of assisting in the general '-'campaign being. conducted throughout Canada and the United States  to save food for shipment overseas. All members of ths committee were present and a splendid  spirit of co-operation was manifested: I't was the/.general feeling  of the niceling������������������that thc 'committee  could accomplish but' little" without the co-opcrrtion of the people  of 'the district, and all felt that it  was only necessary to "place the  matter properly before the people  in order ito" receive-all the, assistance it was possible:to give.  "The names of Mrs. Do%y and Mrs.  Walker Avere added to the. committee having in charge the preparation .for thc food conservation  demonstration to be held " ncxt  week by Miss Hayes, travelling  demonstrator under the direction  of the Canadian Food Board. .The  demonstrations' will be held in the  Red Cioss"iea Rooms, Bell block,  commencing " Monday afternoon,  March ~4iii, and continuing fdui"  da>s, the ladies of the Red Cros.':  haying cancelled- the regular teas  on* those days. Tea will' bc  served in connection with-the  demonstration, and the cooking,of  the--'demonstrator will -be sold.  Preparations are" being made for a  ; large attendancec-at' these demon-  fstration meetings and  it is hoped  district will,  opportunity  ftown limits, could be secured for  cultivation by competent persons,  and to learn what number of persons would take hold of  land .at the food committee's  posal. ' .  the  dis-  "Idle Wives"  take advantage of the  given them.  - lt was decided by the com-mittee  that the work in connection with  distribution of 'all" publicity* matter on "behalf of the campaign'in  ,the district outside-of-, Enderby  shall be in-the hands of Rev. J. AS  Pow. and Re v.", J. H. Gretton, while  the city'of Enderby is tope cov-  the absence of Mr.Cbwan, is taking  the Gibbs propertyj/adjoiriing the  Moffet acreage.     ' i.-S ~    - * , -   ,  Mat Hassen,.auctioneer,-is selling  the live stock,- implements," etc., of  Mr. Collicutt, Mr. Wr.llace Patten,  and Mr.; Christian,', today, "at the  Christian farm hear; Arm strong, on  the .Creamery .road. ���������������������������*;   -    ",".-.-.  H.'.W.  Bisch'el," lumberman,  was  in "Eiider" .  up business  Grindrod  has'taken  A.' Tomkinson"in 'the; mill .  VArenT you sorry;", nbwf^oicdidn't  buy, your: Ford ,last:'season?-rr The  .pi:ic,e^took a. suddjenijump wof~$l00  1 as"tXweek?s*<' Tfie*^ pri ctV-_rid w^ire:���������������������������  Touring.������������������595: .'Runabout,";- -S575;  Chai.ses.6535, If; o.b.,Ford, Ont.,   -  - Auctioneer1 Creed is ''holding- a  sale" of -the * horses,, cattle, implements and furnitwre of W. E- Connor, at  the latter*?s - ranch on 'lhe  .,____    ���������������������������     _   road  to "Mara. ~ The  sale. will, he>pledge myself rand .mv7 honseh  held on March 6th. at 4.30 p m.     "-to: carry'out conscientously-fhe ad-  The necessity of-Vspeudins-moh-j vice and direction of , the .F00<f  ev for advertising is,just as great -Controller* that requisite-foodstuffs  as tbat of spending money for the 'may be released -for export to the  goods carried iu stock. V For ~ the Canadian- Pivisions, the British  selling of these goods quickly is forces and people and-thc Allied  iust as important as fhe buying.of -jinnies.and.Nations."  them���������������������������surelv!       ' '   "    ' This   card   showing" that   every  The weekly Red Cress sewing .household is so pledged should be*  meeting will be cancelled on Tues- .placed in the window, of every  day, Mar. 5th, to allow members to bouse in Canada.  tee'of .women.--   ....  .   These' ladies will^,distribute 4his"  Food Service pledge cards-and explain Hhe:ApJaps~tof- --tbe". .Canad i ail  Food- Conservation "Roar<f.r-"'-Thp  Foo'dfService:Fledge reads: '"'SS- S  - ^'Realizing - the   gravity., of-- the  food   situation   and   knowing - thai  Great. Britain-and bur. Allies, Jook  to-Canada   to  help   shalter*- Germany's "threat   otj starvation,--!           hold  Dorothy-Dix, the famous"author,  recently wrote a letter to Lois Weber and Phillips Sin alley," photoplay producers of James Oppen-  hcimer's novel, "Idle Wives,"  which ' comes' to the Enderby  Opera House Wednesday, - March-  6th.    '     .  -"I went to see, 'Idle Wives' the'  other night," said Miss Dix, "and  enjoyed it very much - indeed.  It is onc of thc most appealing and.  human dramas * I have ever seen,  the best exponent of the incalculable power of the moving pictu *es  as influence for"good."   "'  "The thing that-got me was nqt  the story "itself, but tne wonderful  framing  you  gave  it���������������������������thc  discontented husband and wife, tin quarreling ^family   .with    nothing    to  brighten 'iheir<.sordid lives or give  1 hem - new  thoughts,  tbe  boy-and,  girl on the verge of the precipice^  ���������������������������all   of   whom   are   liftedi>out* of.  themselves, saved,-turned back by',  having their, danger visualized before them, by haying new thoughts-  presented   to*, them   by   the  magics  reel:    .     -',"'���������������������������    ^       " ^   S r -"-" ��������������������������� /'J _  "Thc Bible says that salvatioiris "���������������������������  without money and" without price.  Believe me, I think that'^the moving  pictures have .cut the price^'of'sal--  vation down to^ten cents, and "that  is  putting, it in  the .reach of.ithe-  poorest."      ~y "���������������������������-*.   '.iz'-s'  ���������������������������The Enderby orchestra is always  ready ^and   willingVlo   assist-, any  looal\ entertainment,    and;   recog-/-  nizing- the''earnest'' effort?put forth -"  by .-Manager- Bobb'to bring ;to',Tthe;i^  attend the food conservation demonstration. On -. the- following  Tuesday the members, will meet at  Mrs. Walker's for,sewing.-     N ,  A masquerade" ball is lo be given  at   Grindrod    on    the   evening  of  Every housewife" in the district  is asked to enroll herself and her  household foi Food Service in this  world crisis. None can escape Jhe  ussponsibiity; none should 'wish  to.  VofiiMarch   8th,   when   valuable  prizes I     Here arc facts we caiinot ignore:  are to he given for the best dressed  Prihun   and  our  allies  musty have  fpdure plays sho\vn; hece.^  'fl .    " '���������������������������-. - , : " c"' - ���������������������������"/'"   '  v Germany Replies to Wilsoti'--._  , THe .much 'Jooked-fosrspcechYof -J  the Gcrman Chancel lor,, von .Hcrt^'V  ling, -was made in the Reichstag on->  the 26th in reply tb the speech .of '  president Wilson of^a-week or two.'  ago.    The7,German .Chancellor, -is v  free to "agree with' the four prin- -.  ciples which in President Wilson's  view must-be cipplied in a mutual  exchange   of   views   and   thus.declare with President Wilson that a  general peace can be discussed on  such   a . basis.     Only ������������������ one   reserve _  may be made.in connection with  these  principles. " They   miist'not ���������������������������  onlv   be    proposed    by 'President   '  Wilson, but actually be,.recognized -"  by al| states"and peoples. This goal ���������������������������  has  not  yet  been   reached.  There  is yet no court of arbitration. . I .  There is no trace of a similar feel-  .50  1.00  $24.50  Soldiers' Vote Coiwte������������������J  - Ottawa, Feb. 25th.���������������������������The official  soldiers and naval vote taken in  France, in Ca.iada and the United  States, announced yesterday, by W.  F. O'Connor, general returning officer, has increased the majority.of  the Unionist government in Parliament to sixty. It was forty-five  Avhen the civilian vole was  counted.  Thc soldiers' vote taken in Gt.  Britain has all been allocated to  the various- constituencies and a  staff of sixty officers commenced  to count it Saturday. Mr. O'Connor expects il will all be in byWed-  nesday, when the government's  majority may bc further increased.  Twenty-five or thirty Enderby  young people drove to Armstrong  Tuesday evening to see the hockey  match between the local boys and  those of Armstrong. The game was  rough' and fast, the Enderby boys  not being able to hold the lead they  won in the previous game.    '  '  Mrs. Muldrew, who has been appointed Dominion lecturer in war  food economy, will/visit Enderby  on 'Wednesday, Mar.' 20th, and will  hold a public meeting to discuss  Food Service.'  "go"  again in  at  the  some months ago, and is  training   for  another  enemv in Flanders.  A quiet wedding to< k place at  Kamloops last Fridav. Feb. 22ml,  when that popular Fnderby boy,  Clifford Greyell, took unto himself  a wife in the person of Mias Ada  Southam. The Press joins with  their many friends in wishing Mr.  and Mrs. Greyell a long life of service and happiness.  Mrs. McKay sent a Christmas  box to Sid Green sixteen months  ago addrcsse'd to Salonika. Sid  moved several times since then  and just the other day, Mrs. McKay  received a letter under February  date thanking her for the parcel  just     received. After     sixteen  months   travelling   it   was   still   in  good condition.  A meeting of the Enderby Hospital Association was called for  Mondav evening, Feb. 25th, to hear  the. financial statement, to elect  officers and to consider the resolution passed by. the city council,  but only five members attended  and no business could be transacted. The meeting was adjourned  at the call of the chair.  health.  You betray your country s cause  when vou waste food. Over $50,-  000,000 worth of foodstuffs goes  into the garbage wagons of Canada  everv vear. Such wnste in war-  lime' is a crime. Your loyalty is  measurable by  your saving. . .  Eat perishable product*. Preserve, dry, can and store garden  truck which must bc produced  more abundantly this year. By  doing so vou prevent waste and release storablc foods for export.     .,  Victorv is debendent upon the  extent of each individual's food  service.  The committee of women who  will handle the pledge cards  will need all thc assistance we can  give them. Every household will  be visited; every housewife .should  have her mind made up 'before  hand and as soon as the mission of  Lhe -commitlecwomen is explained  the pledge card should be signed  or declined. The field must be  covered quickly. ���������������������������  The garden committee was authorized by the general committee to  find out'what amount "of hmd, vacant  lots  and  acreage,  within  the  ^ Oft: are io ne given ior inc \ia\ Mrtsstq   priuun   mm   um   ������������������hii;.>   iiih*h  m������������������*^i | nere is no' trace ot a sum  Ron ' ladv, _thc   most, original, costume 460.000,000   bysliejs = l_rom_ Cajiada j jng_ on_.the,_part __of_ .the.���������������������������enemy,  i'nnUadv)T~flie-|^~^lress^"^gentle^Taiul~th'e^United    Statesr���������������������������NormalyEhghind's  war aims  a������������������e imperial-  1inn  man'and the most comic gent. consumption  must be-reduced  by jstic.   She does not think of apply-  100      The   Trench   Comfort   Club   will; nt  least  25" per cent  to. meet  war  '    1001 Pack another lot of boxes for the, needs. . " .  inn   bovs   in   the   trenches   early   next |    Normal consumption of beef and  4 - -  week and thev desire 40 2-pound I bacon must be reduced by at least  cakes to bc contributed to go wilh, 25 per    cent to meet needs.     I he  the boxes. ' Any other comfort for | demand   tor  these  commodities  is  the bovs would also be thankfully j imperative.       The- men     in     the  received (trenches will go hungry if you fail  Word   was   received   from   Pte.  them. . Will you let them light for  Arden Rush by his parents a  few J you and you not for them ?  davs ago stating thot hc was oul oH    You    can    use    substitiitcs---sucn  the hospital, fullv recovered .from Lis other meats, fish, eggs, m.llk,. oat-.  the  wound   in   the   arm   received meal,  barley, etc.,  with benefit  to  ing-self-determination to Ireland,  "Egypt and India. Inasmuch as  peace has been .made with Russia,  1he world asks, 'isn't 'lhe gate open  toward a general peace?' |3ut  Britain, Italy and France are not  rcaclv lo listen to reason. They are  lighting for conquest."  Another: Paramount Special  'The Par-  a If you missed seeing  son of Panamint" last Saturday  evening in the Opera House, you  are the loser. It was one of the  best features shown here, and ^was  a good advertisment for Paramount pictures. Next Saturday  evening another Paramount will  be shown. In "The Kiss," Daniel  Frobman presents Owen Moore  and Marguritc Courtot, Elizabeth  .Frazcr's masterpiece. It is said to  bc a marvel for "pep," and that  love charm that gets so close to the  heart. Po not fail to see this best  of love stories.  Pick Still On Peck  "It is bard  down,"    said  man  the  shell  and  of a  pre-  to keep a good  a Tommy on  Somme front as a German  burst in the trench close by  tossed into the air the body  pal who had been buried by a  vious explosion.  The report current a week or  1wo ago to the effect that Dick  Best, Enderby's old-time .friend,  had died in Illinois, brings a contradiction from Norlhport, Wash.,  where Mr. Best is. living, hale and  hearty and slill wilhin touch of a  promising niinii^prospect. p  ir<&,.:  $7  Ti������������������y  '___..  So long as the  people of Europe  have to carry on  their backs an  autocracy good for  nothing but to pin  baubles to, world  wars will come  a9 plenty  \  '/������������������������������������������������������ftsr/ssTt  M  >''. .- '  fl������������������  /���������������������������  ���������������������������������������������&  THE ENDERBY PRESS  AND WALKER'S WEEKLY  11;   M.   WAI.KHR  Advertising  It:ites:   Triinsicnt,   50c  an inch first insertion,  25c each subsequent insertion.     Contract advertising. $1 an inch per month.  Published  every   Thursday at    Enderby.   B. Cat  $2   per  year,   by   the  Walker   Press.  THURSDAY,   FEBRUARY     8,   1918  RUSSIA IN REVOLUTION  Before the local Women's Club Jast week Mrs.  Landon read an excellent paper on lhc/revolution in Russia.   Referring first to lhe cruelties of  the autocratic i>oven,iment under  the noxy deposed Czar, Mrs"! Landon Jed her hearers step by  step up to llie events proceeding and following  the overthrow oi*' Czarism, Ihen into lhc intricacies of  the si 1 ortrlived Jvcrensky  government.  - About lhis lime, she says. "Mr. Arthur ..Henderson was sent Lo Russia to investigate conditions,  hc Ihen being a Socialist of many years.   On Jus  return lo England hc favored the idea of, a conference at which representatives of all the Allied  nalions could stale their war aims aw) explain  the attitude of their respective nalions."    However, "olher members of the war cabinet did not  agree with him.    Perhaps thcy.lhoughL Jte was a  Gcrman   sympathizer.      However,   events   have  "proved he Avas  right.    If  the Jirilish bat) been  jnore  favorable  toward  the establishment of a  democratic government in Russia, and explained  lor the .Russian people their object in continuing  lhc war Ptussia might liavc continued to be an  ally"  Then came lhc Bolshcviki uprising under the  ^p r o -G ei-n ian=l ea dcrs=Lciuu c=am.< 1 VOio.l s_kv_a n<JLthe  ovcrlhrow of llie Kcrensky governmcnl.  The events following this disastrous change in  all'airs were briefly referred lo by Mrs. Landon  and shc concluded her thoughtful paper wilh  these words, applicable to lhc peoples of all tbe  belligerent powers:  "I Jind myself thinking so often upon bow  Russia, who has now arisen lo thc sense of injustice lhat has been meted out Lo her in lhe past.  will gel on aflcr peace is declared, and we Canadians and all (ireal Brilain have a wonderful  probLem before us, and I wonder if in some way  or another lhe people's governmcnl will henceforth be carried on by lhe people for Lhe people?  When this war between nations is over, are lhe  nations lo have peace at home? . I think lhe  answer depends largely upon the wisdom of  .those who occupy positions of influence and  privilege. If Lhere is a selfish clinging lo things  as " lhcy arc wc shall have strife. Earnest  thought and unselfish action alone can give  peace to Russia and all Lhe olher nalions and set  them in the way of progress towards "a happier  and better world."  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY-  THURSDAY,   FEBRUARY 28,  1918  yet tlie excellent way in which it was given made  the paper most instructive.  In conclusion Mrs. Robson said of llie responsibility which the members of lhc League must  assume: "Those of us who have the provincial  vole have a direct share in the work of the  counlry. You who have thc Dominion vote have  a still "greater share and a more direct blow can  be struck for or against measures which arc suit-  aJile or otherwise. Think well before you strike.  To you who arc Canadian born has come a great  inheritance���������������������������how great 1 have striven lo tell you  Loday. To others who like myself have come  across thc seas, and, burning our boats behind us,  have invested all wc possess in brains, strength  and money in lhe counlry���������������������������to us lias come a  share in this goodly heritage. Thc savours of  our early years can never bc repeated. The  memories of thc first ground-pressed by one's little feel���������������������������of thc hills toward which onc liftcrl  one's eyes in childhood���������������������������arc they not ineffac-  ablc? And clothed wilh a tenderness yet sharpness of outline which will never bc ours anywhere else? . . . That in a larger and wider  sense is patriotism���������������������������thc love of counlry. That is  lhc peculiar feeling with which we. regard thc  flag behind us today���������������������������the Union Jock, the emblem of 'that precious stone set in a silver sea.' "  "THAT WHICH IS ETERNAL"  Twenty years ago a little ,woman came with  her husband and seven children to "lake up" a  ranch in thc High Desert of Eastern Oregon, says  Lhc Bend Press." It was real, pioneering���������������������������for .they  lived fifteen miles from thc nearest neighbor.  Their water had lo bc hauled five miles in barrels. There was very little money and a great  deal, of hard work, which, perhaps, after all was  a blessing, because it served to break the monotony of "the desert life. This woman was well  educated and had always enjoyed association  with intellectual people. Shc missed il very  much. Shc longed for music, but there was not  enough money for even a phonograph.  Aflcr twenty of these starved, -monotonous  years her two" boys found good positions in a  California cily. They^wroLc her lhal,they were  going to send her .money to buy some good  clothes and a ticket to come and spend thc win:  tcr in California wilh them. Aboul that time our  counlry was plunged inlo war and thc message  'from her boys which had made her so happy was  followed by "another asking "Shall we enlist?"  / The molhcr sat down in her desert home and  wrote this leller to her boys who were to have  bcen the means of libera Ling hei; from her prison  of poverty and monotony:      7[ 7 . ,   ,   ,  / "This is a matter for you to decide fov yourselves. If I were in your place' J know \ would  go. If you sjiould not come back life is but a  Utile span at best and you wonk) have a part in  cslablisliing the finest civilization of which'tbe  world bus ever dreamed. On some cathedra)' in  Italy, I cannot recall just now1"which onc, there  is an inscription, "That only is important whicb  is eternal."  Her boys have gone; the dream of Hie winler  in California has gone. SJic has taken uj> her  life again in lhe (Jcscrl���������������������������but Die most Avonclerfu)  sunsets in lhe world arc seen in lhe desert!  CANADA'S SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT  Tlie local Women'Voters'- League is taking thc  right way of getting a clear conception of Canada's law-making powers and tlie legislative  bodies empowered with thc task of law-making.  In an educational paper read before thc League  at ils last meeting, Saturday, Feb. 23rd, Mrs.  Robson covered lhe subject briefly yet most fully,  laking Canadian history from 1759 and showing  in a general way the advance made since the first  Canadian Parliament. Much cJ' 1hc information  given by Mrs. Robson is loo familiar to every  Canadian   reader   lo   require reproduction   here,  PYJAMA TROUBLES  "P .O'J").," tbat versatile writer in Saturday  Night, has pyjama troubles just like other  men.  There is something entirely absurd, hc Hunks,  about a system by which a man spends a whole  day .trying Jp__hcat up bis_cJolhcs, and then tit  night, when hc is nearly worn out in the slrifg-  gle, takes Ihem all off and gels into a filmy dishabille I'or Ihe purpose of inserting himself between shccls that seem to have been wonderfully  woven from shredded ice. Of course, there are  such things as woolen pyjamas���������������������������bul the darn  things always climb UJ> one's legs. 1'bcy act as if  Ihcy had been made oul of lhc bellows of old accordions. And if you fasten them down al thc  ankles, as we have tried, with rubber bands, they  part company elsewhere, one section retiring  northward, so lo speak, while the other goes  south.making the shivering victim look like onc  of I hose belled Dutch callle with the broad white  band ai::)i:;id lhe equator. But lhe equator in  this case has no relation whatever wilh any torrid zone���������������������������it is morc like lhc Artie Circle in fact.  NEEDS BUSINESS HANDLING  In his argument favoring the creation of a  Board of Economic Finance and Financial Strategy, Otto II. Kahn, of New York, recently said:  "One of the main reasons for Germany's remarkable -development, bolh in peace and the  amazing power of resistance in war, is the way  shc has dealt wilh lhc complex and difficult  problems of economic,. commercial and fiscal  policy. She has recognized long since that such  problems cannot bc successfully handled haphazardly and in town-meeting fashion; still less  can they be made the football of politics.". The  Gcrman way* has been to turn such matters over  for study and report to those, best qualified by  experience and training, nnd, thus having obtained expert advice, to respect it and in its  large outlines to follow il."  Are you going- to do any  Building- or Repairing"  This Season ?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  No 4 Flooring and Ceiling   $15.00 per thousand  No. 4 Drop Siding   ;    15.00 per thousand  Cull   Boards      10.00 per thousand  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6     15.00 per thousand  Dry  Blocks   '.  .$ 2.50  Planing Mill Wood     2.25  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. E������������������de*,  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, &������������������J?URPH?: Enderby  SUNSHINE SERMQNS  jCheerful Guidance to a Happier, Healthier Lift  By the Phllosopher-Phyaiclan   "'   I  GEORGE F. BUTLER, A. M., M.-D.  Tha   object  of. ventilating'- It.  not to air rooms and buildings,  but It Is to air yourself.   If you  do that  just    exactly .twenty-  three hours, fifty-nine    minutes  and    sixty    seconds  In  . every'  -twenty-four - hours    you    need  never worry about .the ventlla-  ation of your rooms and build:  Ings���������������������������they'll take care of themselves.   .What do you ventilate,  on hot days and nights7   Your-,  self, Isn't it?   Well, why turn a'  mental   hand  spring    on   .cold  dfaye    and    nights?    In    warm  weather your  rooms '" can < go.  "hang"  eo   long   as  your^sklh  feels cool or .there Is a breeze,,  whereas   In  cold  weather your  lungs'.can go to "hang" so long  ���������������������������s your rooms feel cool-lees?������������������nd'  breeze-less. . Thus It comes' to.  past  that  In   hot'weather,'������������������f  home," at the factory, at school;  In  office  ������������������n<| .public   building,-  .every man, woman   and   child  gete ventilated twenty-four hourt,  every day;  whertat, each.and  all tuch get ventilated but   ���������������������������'  fraction of an hour or" two'during the   cold   weather.   Avoid  breathing impure air, air that  hat   Men   preathtd������������������������������������������������������at - homt  and at work, asleep or awake.  preathed air Jt a. virulent pola-,  on; your own as well at others,  "plrty air It    dtath."   Alwayt  and everywhere avoid tha contaminating air If you have to  quarrel to do It.    If you don't  you will have to suffer and tht  devil to pay to get your blood  and  flesh   rid   of  It.   . Retldet,  losing your health you will lett  your Job or butinett or happh  nett tooner or later.  (Copyright, 1910, by W. Q. Chaproag.)  Areyoyr-  A full line of Fresh Meats.    Home >  rendered  Lard and. Home  Fed Bacon  GEO. ft. SHAftPfe  WHOLESALE - RETAIL BUTCHEft  SECRET SOCIETIES  S.fl. SF&ERS-  W. M.  A.EfA.M;  'Enderby' f.od������������������re . No.'-'4(f  Regular-,, meetings -' first  : Thursday on or'after the  i- full moon nt Sp'.'m-in Masonic , Hall. VUitin?  br������������������thren cordially invited  "'''    7 c'. ������������������. njsgvics'  * " ���������������������������        ' ���������������������������' Swetwy ������������������������������������������������������  Putter Wrap*  nwwiny low ?  No.36.?C:of.p.        '  Meets every Monday evening  in K. of P. Hall.   Visitor* cordially invited to attend-    *"  . CHAS. HAW1NS. C. C.  H. M. WAMCEHJfcF-S. .  ft. J. COLTAJtT. H-P."  Hall suitablefnrConcerts; pances and all public  entertainments.    For rates, etc., address,  F. PKAVEfr. Enderfry ���������������������������  " PROFESSIONAL;'  ^C. SJCAJ4NG, p. A.  JBarrister, Solicitor,    r  -  Notary Public.  '  INSURANCE     '  Bpu. 1314C. :*ENpi3jtpyT.B,C.  MATtfASSPN  -Au(JUonce*^=an{J���������������������������Live=-SlocJc^S������������������l������������������s-  man  Farm Sales my specialty.    See me  I about   your  sales  ! Armstrong fl. il.  Spread your butter thin.   There's a war to win.  When yoii neecj anything in the line of  Commercial Printing, 'phone the  Home Printer  Booklets ^ Envelopes  Counter Check Books Price Lists  Stock Certificates Dodgers,  Window Cards  Circular Letters (typewriter)  if  8  v  -il  n  I..  4f  it  -'1   im  J  '1  Stork Cards  Posters THURSDAY,   FEBRUARY 28,   1918  THE ENDERBY  PRESS AND. WALKER'S WEEKLlf  imposed by the enemy Messrs.  Cook & Son cannot forward correspondence and in other -< cases  they are only able to transmit the  letter without making arrangements for the reply. Full par-  "The curse of Canadian'national the reason that a man of any self- ticulars, however, may be obtained  life," said a prominent western  editor tome the other day, "is suspicion!"  The statement was,made in the  oil-hand, ,matter-of-fact way that  is common with editors, but contains, nevertheless, a profound  truth' When a man makes good in  a business way hc is at once suspected of crooked dealing. If he  fails, he is charged with incapacity or neglect. If he becomes a  public leader his .way through  life is watched with hawk-like  vigilance by a host of "old women" , "-who - congratulate themselves upon every irregularity,  real or imaginary, that offers opportunity- for gossip or blackmail!    If he aspires to leadership  respect would no more think of remaining passive under their ragging and mud-slinging than he  would have thought of flying in  the- days before aeroplanes were  invented. They inspire, wrong  convictions and " distrust and  count every day lost "whose low-  descending sun" looks down upon  their town and sees no new broil  that is of their own making.   <   .  The condition "represented here  is,not exceptional. It is probably  within the. mark to say-that there  is-not a town-of three hundred  people���������������������������or more���������������������������in- the whole of  Western Canada' that .is * free from  the curse of the chronic knocker.'  It is a common failing.of small  towns in particular!. _, One may. say  that without seeming"to^extdll" the  We  Bath would have been far more  appropriate in their case���������������������������the  Order of the Antiseptic Bath,, in  fact.    -  "Heaven only knows how many  of those Orders   and   Decorations  there are, from Knight of the Gar-  from Thos. Cook & Son on wriling ter to the King's Police Medal.    It  and   fails -he  is _damned   for', his  sympathy- for his pains, .vlf.��������������������������� he!larger places, for 'their virtues  go'es to France, he is suspected j all have our faults. - ,  of ecaping from his creditors.' If| , Tha* it *s~a condition extremely  he-does not-go he is a'slacker, {damaging ho one can deny. Thc  And; so there you are!-We> are-all j prevailing spirit -of a place be-  of us facing a'dilemma similar to comes very contagious. .If a man's  -that'of  thef minister's\ wife ^ who ' home'town is full of.optimism and  to them at 530 St.Catherine St., W.,  Montreal and enclosing a stamped  addressed envelope for the reply.  Letters addressed to enemy and  enemy occupied territory can only  be sent in this manner and any  which ' are being forwarded  through other than this authorized channel will bc returned to  the sender. This does not affect in  any v way. correspondence addressed to - Prisoners of War in  enemy or enemy ^occupied territory which is to be forwarded in  accordance with thc Prisoners, of  War regulations. ;  '  has becn roughly figured out by a  gentleman interested in such  niceties of social distinction that  theic arc some eighty-odd stars  and badges in the British Honor  List. '  jk'Must Uiink of the horrible predicament of the ..wealthy..and am  bitious young gentleman who  would collect the whole set and  suddenly find himself compelled  to, wear all his decorations at sonic  very formal function! Every  time hc moved hc would sound  like a kitchen '-shower at a tin  wedding. The ribbons would  cover him from head to foot, and  he would probably have to pin a  lot of the decorations on his pants  ���������������������������in imincnt danger of having the~  weight of metal pull them off."    *  Knighthood Baubles  didn't-dare to, wear her' last year's  hat for fear of being .called slovenly; nor didtshe.daje to;buy a new  one ^for- fear.of what; the^ebngrega-  tion would say ..about-turning the  money that .was mc at f or the Lord  into the poclcctbook, of, the_ village  good spirit, thc man himself .will  show it .wherever he goes.' Before  he knows" it he .will become, the  centre of _ his' *; group and, win  friends through the very wholc-  someriess of. his, disposition. If he  live-in a nest of grouchers'hewill  milliner.   -We*;meet the green-eyetl ��������������������������� turn"1 the veryair wherever he goes  demon on-every -hand.- We get it and before he knows it he will be  both going and coming.  There is "a large group of men in  every tbwnVwhose S_ supreme task;  .during \ business feotir4;..JandVin  street '"corner,, conversations'," seems  to "be\to ��������������������������� "knock''' every" organiza-  ' tionpever^; institutiotiV ' "ih'J which  there is-'any-hope of progress, for  the most unwelcome"visitor on the  calling list... ."_-,: ,.7'- '���������������������������  * If. that were, the only tesult it  would 'not,-be so .bad. 'Thef man  would be- merely .-getting his deserts. wBut'rthe community .suffers.  Itj isn't good -business-. The knocker  strikes^ at the,; very "root~,of?"good  they community.-..Th'y--belong to I business.. Where., a town^is full of  what- has ybeen * ��������������������������� called.-"The Ah- j knockers V there,, is no , confidence  cient and ipishono-fabJe .Society^ of'left.,v J And"V without   /confidence  >.  there is.po-hasis .foryjjusijiess rela:  tipnships; z. iCouMence~~is*fcredit-  Jn, rtb"e: jjooks^pf^ .the" community  knocking, is "*. Ml; on., the dejiit - s$e.  Some "day^the citizens of'the community wijj have to square ^.up. the  account and - thu entries on -tJTe  wrong side of profit and tbss^wijj  p$[ enough to take'the heart out of  the hest man" in" tne place. . Outsiders are -attracted1 to the * town  witli   a   gepiaj^. sniije on its-face.  _ Knockers/and^hojej 'Ibeij.commit-  .-, t^rneetiiigsjjany where, xaijiy^me,  /rajiPf orr, sJSiine. -.'-.They': seem,,-, to  think, jiusiness men as ;ay .wftoje  employ,   their  tinie  plotting  the  complete destruction of the;populace. S rjhe '/merchants'. organisation Vis   looked- upon ,9s "a -trust  _whose - motto -is '^dos|-"Prices'!"  They    Jwty their supplies for the  winter" from hpuses in" sthe city  that send  out'multi-colored cahl^  :~ jogues.. pvery man who is ejected \ ���������������������������fetter ftusiness.  to-a position on a committer for  civic, improvement: is . t*  gi after,  .and ought to he shot, onanist sight.  fhe  local   men   of business are  muddlers and unworthy of/patron-  < age.*. There is no '? generosity,- no  hejnevojence in the town anywhere.   -They h������������������wl ahout-Jiherty  ancj justice- and the' square deal,  anc| oppression and piejudice anc|  discrimination    till  they  get   all  =muddled���������������������������and���������������������������have=-nothing--left-  hut a grouchy disposition, a dys  fetters  fa. $nmy  Countries  Up.fo the present it~ has heen  permissahie .lo send -letters jles-  tined* for persons in an enemy  ar. a country,in the occupation-of  the enemy suhject to censorship,  through the medium of an inler-  whereby^such-corfespondence^ah  .... ,be forwarded through the medium  peptic stomach and a bilious com- of Messrs. Thos. Cook &-Son, 530  plexion. If there is any cjwnce st. Catherine St., W., Montreal in  for it at all, they, pollute the good connection with the authority re-  spirit of. the place with, religious cei%ed hV their London House  hate, and racial antagonism.   They from  ^e  prmsh  Government  to  mediary in a neutral country.   An  arrangement has now heen made his royal ear as the  First   Gentle  Speaking of titles', P.' O'DV in  Toronto Satuiday ,Night, says:  ; "Where is this thing going 'to  stop? Already it has got to the  point where you "can't say"Hello W  to a man on' the street, without  stopping to- consider whether "to  call him "Jones, old top," or "Sir  Elhclbert."  "Incidentally, isn't it ' curious  how.many fancjVseco'nd names are  being dragged sfirinkingly, into the  light of*1 day ��������������������������� by - the process of  knighthood.?."' Men' who have been  laiown' .all- their -lives as John1 O.  Smith or Matty C.-Brown, suddenly  .burst "-radiantly upon- our .dazzled  vision as~ Sir Ordyrio'Smith or^Sir  Charlemaghe"'Brown. ' Presumablyy  fond. and'hopeful mothers picked  those . ' decorative^ second names  with:'a_view'to-s6me such   emer-'  gericy'as this-J' V'^fV   " ? -='".-'  , "Ou r own pai ents5 were ."careless/  .We" haven't:.' any/ ��������������������������� second".L name.  When, we^liriallyycontra'ct -the; title  which .we have ^slight hope fpf "es-y  caping^it !wilj  get^us "scimeV'day,'  boys,,'the'c|arn thiiig^is dogging us!  -We will 'prohahly have^7o"wearyV  fin"fr;ont of ourJejephone"jiumheitv  - v!'Not that we.hlame fhis -Jcnight-*  hood, mania'- on"- /the ,iJKing., ^Cer-  .tainl^iiot.!. Hc.-'pobr^man, is prohahly sicker ofli^than^ny-jnan "J  Great Britain' or, the   pominions  Overseas. .-He, d.bqsn*t" Huow  Firkin, the .millionaire^- por|i-"p,a<c|cer,  or Cheatem, - the} successful., stbc|c  gamhler.. How couhj| >e?: ff   he  did,, he wpu|t|, he pfesumahly-less  anxious to Knight them, than he is.  IBift.he is given their names, and���������������������������  we||, he has_his warrworjc, to c|o  lijce everyone else. ;,So, he    goes  through the old feudal hocus-pocus  with as much   grace 'and .enthusiasm as he. can   summon, upv��������������������������� Jt  piust he a tough joh. t  , "'What have f got to do May?'  groans the Pefendcr of. the Faith,  cautiously removing the quilt from  FOR  SALE���������������������������Two  cows  with  first  calves; quiet; part Jersey.   A.f  Stroulger,  Enderby -    3|  i\D.  AS.  IS TttE WORLD'S BESt CH������������������W  ���������������������������::i!irOPFNIIA0'N  Ii ���������������������������"��������������������������� SNUII "  It is manufactured  tobacco in its purest  form. r-V:.  tt  has V  flavor/':   *  pleasing  ���������������������������mm  9***7  -^Btmngfr]  It is tobacco scientifically 'prepared  'for man's useV~  ;- !"  r-  'V;B^ -  n -ij?  elect a mayor and half a dozen al  dermen and set about immediately to declare their inefficiency, and  low-brow* policies of administration. Their chosen representatives have scarcely time to congratulate themselves upon their  successful candidature before they  are disgusted with the whole business , and vow "Never again!"  They malce it impossible for anything hut a second rate man to  stand for election to anything, for  undertake   tbe.  transmission    of  such correspondence.  .The letters to he forwarded  must-relate only to.private news  and must no% contain any reference to military or naval movements, to political and economic  conditions or the like. The letter  should he enclosed in an envelope  legibly addressed to its ultimate  destination and must be left open  in accordance with the censorship  regulations of enemy- countries.  This should then he placed in another envelope addressed to Thos.  Cook & Son, 530 St. Catherine St.,  Montreal, together with a slip  hearing, legibly written, the name  of the sender and also a postal  note, for twenty-five cents to*-cover  the-charges.  This amount covers the expense  of transmitting the letter . to a  neutral country, from thence to an  enemy country and the reply. The  arangement necessary to ensure  the transmision to the writers of  any reply from the correspondents  in enemy countries wil be" made  by Messrs. Thos.   Cook  &   Son.  There are certain towns to  which on  account  of restrictions  malr^of^tbe^Bcdchaniher respect-  fully  puts  up  the window-shade.  "'Seventeen hundred gentlemen  wait without, Your Majesty.'  '"Without what?' asks the'King,  mindful of some music-hall gag he  heard in happier days.  "'Without titles, Sire,' says the  quick-witted and urbane Jenkins.  " 'Good lord ! I: didn't know  there were" that many left,' moans  the King.* And then with characteristic courage he attempts a joke.  "'Well, Jenkins,,we'll give them  the Odrer of the Bath, he says as  he picks up a large coarse towel,  you?���������������������������the water was a hit chilly  yesterday.'  "As he makes his royal progress  to the bathroom, attended by the  Goldstick in Waiting, the Fjrst  Groom of the Backstairs, the Chief  Steward of the Sponge, and . the  Master of the Soap-box, he gives  still another order, with that close  attention to detail which is'so typical of the truly great. '  " 'Oh, I say, Jenkins, get me a  new sword for bestowing the accolade,' he commands. 'Get a good  stout one that will stand the wear  and tear. That old one didn't last  any time.'  "Incidentally, , judging by the  financial reputations of some of  the commercial magnates who  have recently bcen awarded thc  Order of the British Empire, we  would say that the Order   of   the  ������������������-:.  : \ *i  ... -o   ���������������������������>  -i1  '* ���������������������������T-S','i'Slfr~SS>'~������������������SS~  ,���������������������������>'-. ������������������*A  ������������������     ->r>i  .. \.*r.t^.*y-'^-���������������������������^���������������������������������������������.^ ^��������������������������� -TVj.- ���������������������������  it ... * \.'i. "rrvVT '   .a^ J c w I  ���������������������������:.'*  :,* sjr*j  -T. i*Z  ���������������������������������������������.      *{"  '^,^  -���������������������������* ^i  ssnSx  T^-^w^-pjrectorv-  Now is the time to oxty?^your telephone mt\ get your^  Yoit never can realize tlie convenience ������������������nc| economy of tfte  telephone until you h������������������v������������������ usee} Jt.in your home or business.  . OKANAGAN TPf-PPHONP CO.  j^ive Pwsm0ssmen Use  t^e Columns of tfce  Home Paper  to boo*t tjieir jiwineaf nnc} \\\w ������������������H  in keeping their town on the map*  Others pw|I cfown their wg with  the fir*t puff of ww *roofce ancj |et  the goo4 name of the Home Town  suffer hy the low of traqe ancj good  wi||._ War or no war, letV mahe  19J8 the banner year of good will  24th of MAY  the day we celebrate : -i^y..-���������������������������������������������������������������������������������Jj:^-^'--*Q���������������������������rr?-T3*?;''-^+- J  THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  THURSDAY,  FEBRUARY     ,  1918  Accept German Peace  "Idle Wives" is a great sermon.  There is no human being who  won't he the better for "seeing it.",  Opera House, Mar. bth.        50c and 25c  "Win the war by wearing soft  .shirts." a college professor advises us. There are so many ways  of winning the war that we hope  the old American way of walloping thc other fellow will not be  altogether overlooked.  Petrograd, Feb. 25th.���������������������������A ".wireless message addressed "to all"  and signed by Premier Leniiic and  Foreign Minister Trotsky, was sent  out this morning announcing that  Germany's peace terms would be  accepted and at the 'same time-asking Germany if this acceptance  would cause* an immediate cessation of the German advance.  The peace .terms- submitted to  the Brest-Litovsk conference by  the Central Powers and now accepted, are as follows:,  Russia should surrender 160,-  000 square miles of territory, with  a population of 18,000,000 and pay  an indemnity subsequently modified  to three billion roubles.  The Central Powers were prepared to return to Russia 7000  square miles in the Grodno government,  Province of Lithuania.  Russia should- agree not to  spread revolutionary! propaganda  in the Centralr Empires.  The commercial . treaty which  was abrogated at the beginning of  the war should be reconstituted  and extended thirty years.  Reports reaching Petrograd are  to the effect- that the newest .German demands include thc policing  of all the principal cilics in Russia. -  , Old hops are said to be an excellent war-time substitute for tobacco.  LOST���������������������������A bay horse, 4 years old;  horseshoe brand on nigh shoulder;  suitable icward offered. Chas.  Ashton, Fnderby.  AUCTION   SALE  1 will hold a sale of lhe horses,  cattle, farm implements and furniture, on the farm of Mr. W. E.  Connor,    on    lhe   river   road,   be  tween Enderby and Mai % on���������������������������  n,       - -       '  ���������������������������  WEDNESDAY,   MARCH  Sale to start at 1.30 p.  See posters���������������������������  m.  More Peace Talk  C. E. W. Creed.  AUCTIONEER  Armstrong R. C.  CITV OF ENPFRBY  NOTICE is hereby given that the  first sitting of the annual Court of  Revision of Ihe Municipality of the  Citv of Enderbv for the vear 1918,  will be held al the City Hall, Enderbv. on Mondav. the 18th day of  March. A.D. 1918, at 7.30 o'clock p.  tn., for thc purpose of hearing and  determining complaints against the  assessment for-the said year, as  made by the Assessor, and revising  and correcting the assessment roll.  Any person complaining against  the assessment may, personally, or  by means of a written communication over his signature, or by a  _s_oljcitor,_.or an_age_nt authorized by  ~lTi n-rrri-wr i t in~g~t o~if\t\ Tita~r~fivrh i s"l) e^  half, come before the Courl and  stale his com phi in I: and the Court  may confirm or correct the assessment; provided 'he shall first have  given notice in wriling to tlie Assessor of the ground of his complaint at least len days before the  >aid first sitting.  Dated at lhe City Hall, Enderbv.  this   11th   dav   of   February,   A.D.  1U18.  GRAHAM  ROSOMAN,  Citv  Clerk.  New York, Feb. 20.���������������������������The Russian denoument inty result in the  most profound effect upon-. Allied  diplomacy, says a Ifondon dispatch  tq, the United Press. If,, as anticipated, Germany is satisfied  with vast gains in the East, and  approaches thc Entente with a  reasonable proposal for the settlement of issues on the other froirls,  there is the best grounds for believing such an offer would not be  spurned. If Germany will now  concede the justice of the Allies'  claims elsewhere, peace . may be  possible. A curious., phase of the  situation, the dispatch says, is the  opinion in some high quarters ihat  President Wilson and America will  oppose such a peace, being unwilling to accept a settlement at Russia's expense.  -  The   Community's   Friend*.  **Any man can take a newspaper.  It is the cheapest thing he can buy.  Every time a������������������ hen clucks and lays  an egg his paper is paid for that  week. It costs less than a postage  stamp:���������������������������less than to send or receive a letter. It comes ttf you  every week, rain or shine, calm or  stormy. No matter what happens,  il enters your door a welcome  friend, full of sunshine, cheer and  interest, ft opens the door of the  great world and puts you face to  face with its people and it's great  events. No man is just to his  children or good to himself who  does not take his home paper.  ���������������������������West Point News.  Magnificent Merchandise  ���������������������������y "        -' . , ,'     -���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-��������������������������� ���������������������������      ... V *      ''.'���������������������������.....    .-'���������������������������'. *;-'--.'���������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������ '<)  Sending- our buyers direct to the manufacturing centres means bringing-  the markets to our customers. We  are daily receiving new goods���������������������������the  choicest of Dame Fashion's creations.  *���������������������������  Why we advertise in your home paper���������������������������we ,want to supply you  with what merchandise you cannot secure from your home town  merchant. ".''������������������������������������������������������  Keep Your Money in the Valley  Be Loyal to Your Home Town Merchant  Be Loyal to the Okanagan Valley  ..j , .-V  The big mail order catalogue houses do not buy the  farmer's produce���������������������������they do not pay taxes in the  Valley���������������������������and you cannot buy better goods at better  prices   than   you   can   purchase   in   the    Valley.  See what You buy  arid  buy what   Yoit can   see.  (Mudsims  INCOftPOftATCft 16*0  Httwtttt.wneott aotttcMMisst&Mtft  Mail Order Department U.  VERNON, B. C.  BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR STORE  Don't  dinner.  fuss   over   your   Sunday  Go to the "King Edward-  LOST���������������������������An   old   paste. Shoebucklc,  - set as a   brooch., Miss'Seymour,  Endcrhy..  Notice of,Pissojiitian of  Partnership  GrmcJrpcJ Saw Mills  Notice is hereby given that \  have disposed of all my interest in  the lumber, pole and post business,  formerly carried on by me, the undersigned, and-Henry William Pischel, under the firm name and  style of Grindrod Saw Mills, to lhe  said Henry William Pischel.  All debts owing to the said partnership are to he paid to the said  H. W. pischel aUPrindrod and all  claims against the said partnership  are to be presented to the said H-  W. pischel, by whom the same will  be settled- "*  Dated at Endcrhy. 3- C this  27th day of February, 1918.  ARTHUR TOMKINSON,  per his solicitor A. C. Skaling.  Spring Reduction Sale  cent  Puring March we are going ifo reduce our stock by $5,000.  Make a dollar do the work of $1.25,  Anticipate your needs for summer/ CASH DISCOUNT of 20 per  off all Gent's Furnishings.  Fiye par cent ofT Groceries, (except sugar, flour and feed*).  SUGAP, 20-lb t>ag  ....$2.20 SUGAR, JOO-lh hag ..$10.75  Watch this space next weeK f������������������r Special Prices.  Gents' punw  Bil_|_BRQ8  ANP GfrQCEEJES  Cream Wanted  HAVJ3 CRPAM TO SPLL IN QUANTITIES *Qf 5 (ft  IF YOU  OR MORE, TESTING 30 PER CPNT Wp WJLJ* PAY���������������������������  'AJ^QNS  PER POUNP PUTTER FAT,  YOUR CANS FREE NEXT  STATION, ANP PPTUPN  Until further notice we will pay 48c a pound for AV Cream testing  30 per cent and upwards, and pay expressage both ways.  N. Q, Creamery Association  ARMSTRONG   B. c-  H  Messrs. (1. A.  Pear Sirs:-  llankey .& Co., Ltd.  Financial Agents,  Vernon,  H  P.C.  I  am ������������������������������������������������������desirous of obtaining a Mortgage Loan on my property for S.  glad if you will inform mc the terms on whichpsuch Loan can be given.  My properly consists of    ........ .... ��������������������������� ...*..   and shall he  .acres  .. .acres  of  land  under   cultivation  Balance ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������    .......... ~ ...  House   Size.  13arn    . . . ........ .Stables  Live   stock   The Loan is desired  for the  . ..acres  Modern.  ���������������������������Other  outbuildings  following   purposes  aiid  it is distinctly understood that this application does nol bind me to  take up  any  Loan,  nor  compromise  mc in any  way.  Owner.  If you  mail   to���������������������������  H  wish  detailed information     respecting    Mortgage    Loans,kindly till  in  the above and  G.'A. -HANKEY & GO. Ltd. Financial Agents Vernon, 13. C.  $25,000.00   lo   loan   on   revenue-producing farm properties.  jCeJowna, Creamery, i44������������������  car of  JUST   ARRJVEP  OG1LVIE FLOUR    98s, $5.75 OGJLVJP FLOUR    49s, $2.90  OG1LVIE FLOUR 24s, $1.55  PRAN    SIM   SHORTS    '$2.15  MIDDLINGS    $2.05 20-lh ROLLER OATS   $1.50  mm- & SQN,   SHBftU&t  H  The  3e������������������t  PRICES THE LOWEST  Are  Cheapest  QUALITY THE HIGHEST  Any person, market gardener, fanner or institution -wishing  seed in large cr small quantities, is invited to mail us a list of requirements and wc will promptly return it with the very lowest mar  kei prices. V  A letter of enquiry may save you" many dollars.    Address���������������������������  The Morningside Seed Gor&pany  WINNIPEG  Seed Specialists.  P. O. BOX 1356  ���������������������������  CANAPA


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