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Array V^^  V%*o>>^a/;V;  ARMSTRONG,  B.C.  COMMONER  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.  ENDERBY,  B. C.  Vol. XV., No. 17, Whole No. 736  ARMSTRONG. B.C.. THURSDAY, APRIL  IS,  1918.  Subscription, $2.00 i>er year; 5c the codv  MUNICIPALITY SETS WAGES  ARMSTRONG NEWS IN BRIEF  Ll  Srgt. W. Williams left on Friday for the coast.  :-  Mr. WC. Sparkman left on  Wednesday for Chilliwack.*,  Mrs. Wm.Monk, was a visitor  Irom Grindrod on Monday.  Miss M. Gamble was a visitor  to Vernon on Thursday last.  Mrs. J. E. Pacy spent Monday  in Armstrong from Enderby.  Save your waste paper for  the   Soldiers'    Home    Comfort  Chili.        Q V    .:'     .;:  -77  Dr. and Mrs. Ilsley left for a  two weeks' visit to the Coast on  Friday.  Mr. R. L. Lowe of Sicamous  was a, visitor in Armstrong on  Tuesday.  Born���������������������������on Saturday,  to Mr. ancl Mrs. B. R.  daughter"  The regular meeting of the  Armstrong City Council, held in  the City Hall on Monday, April  8th, was attended by the Mayor  and Aldermen Creed, Gregory,  Parks,   Halladay   and   Fraser.  The minutes of the last regular  meeting were read and adopted.  Aid. Halladay, for the board  of   works,    reported   that   the  bridge over Mclghan creek, near  Mr. Warner's was in a bad condition;   also   thc   road   leading  therefrom, and it was resolved  to put thc work in hand at once.  Aid. Fraser. for thc light and  water committee, reported that  #   Miss Ella Phillips of Vernon ��������������������������� therc was a hild Washout on the  spent thc week end at her Arm- pipe-line which had left the pipe  strong home. '.   ..   _     . ���������������������������. in a very exposed and unsafe  ARMSTRONG CITY COUNCIL  Committee Reports Constituted  the Business of the Last Regular Meeting  Seven Dollars a Day for Team  arid Man; $3.50 a Day for  Man Alone  April 13  Perry, a  Mrs. Geo. Maundrcll, Sr. left  condition,  but,  for Nelson  last "week  to  visit prompt  action  with her son.  Mrs. T. Brash of Enderby was  a visitor to Armstrong between  trains on Monday.  , Mr. Geo: Butterworth of  Mara was a. visitor in Armstrong on Monday  fortunately,  by  they   had  been  able to secure everything before  any serious damage had been  done. ,At thc same time a slide  of rocks had broken one or two  of thc planks in the dam, which  had now been repaired  Aid.   Parks,  The regular meeting of the  Municipal Council was held in  the Municipal Hall, Armstrong,  April 13th, Reeve W. H. Keary  presiding, and Councillors Has-  sen, Worthington, Dodds, Hen-  son and Somers present. Following the adoption of the minutes of. the last regular meeting  a comunication was read from  the Provincial dairy instructor  stating that they were unable to  i hold their summer convention  at Armstrong this summer. A  communication was read from  K. C. MacDonald , M. P. P..  stating his pleasure at being  able to assist thc Council at all  times when possible. Another  from J. B. Burnyeat re plans  and account for surveying L. &  A. road. On motion of Councillors Dodds and Hnsscn the account was ordered paid.  A communication from I.  Gibson complained about thc  odor from thc creamery sewcr^  age "and asked the Council to  take, steps to remove the evil.  The Reeve and Councillor Somers vVere appointed by a committee to look after the nuisance.  .' ,       ;  A petition from some of  the   ratepayers  of   the  Skelton  asked  O. McPherson   . . .l.  11.50  T. -K. Smith  .  36.4U  R.   Beattie  14.00  TV Clinton  7.00  J. A. Stoodley  ............ 10.50  J.  Lewis   . ................ 3.50  jUVofB.C.M  15.00  I.E.   Stokes   ........ .,. . ... ;. 5.00  ������������������.,s ~.i i..���������������������������..v.���������������������������J. .*^..   *������������������.������������������.,,   for   the   health ic,    .        -      . .  Mr. D. Leary and Lee Morris committee, reported that he had j \'prm&s   wa.J?r   system.  made a business trip to Grand' received complaints with regard i *    ,. thc P,artie5 ^. *������������������ are US1J*8  reap of rotting manure bv!wa*er ?.nd no} PaymS  on  *c  Prairie on Tuesday.  to a heap of rotting  Are you ready for tlie big  dance tomorrow night (Friday)  in the Avalon Theatre?  Miss Verna Murray, was a vis-:,  itor from Vernon .at her home  iii;.Armstrong over Sunday.  '-'Mrs. C. Ehmke and child returned on Saturday from a  visit with relatives in Vernon.  Miss E. Norman left on Saturday for Revelstoke --where shc  will visit with friends for a few  days. .   -  Pte. T. Warner of Armstrong  Mr. F. A. Clayton's barn.    The!s^temie cut ofT or pay city  Armstrong Red Cross Notes  Wednesday next will be the  regular monthly business meeting and tea. Mrs! Chas. Patten  and Mrs. E. Patten will act as  hostesses. . On account of St.  George's Pay falling on the 23d  clerk was instructed to take the  matter up wilh Mr. Clayton  under the Health By-law. W  Money   Bylaw  ,No.^ 55. was  duly passed.  The. clerk was instructed to  write to Mr.- H. Hawkins with  regard to a fence on his property which is leaning over the  sidewalk in such a manner as  to be, an encroachment:/ -.  " The Council resolved itself into a committee of thc whole for  Avas.v.,. reported, among Tlie Jhc. Purpose of considering ythe  wounded this" we'clUimcl Ptc.J. estimates for the current year,  Crcrar of Vernon was gassed.  Cadet J. Phillips olMhe Royal  Flying .Corps Jeft on Monday to  go to Toronto after spending n  few  days  with  his  parents  in  "Armstrong.  Mrs. N. Roy and children returned   to   their  home   at 'the!  l^ffSa to^^t'lifh^c":" ��������������������������������������������� "to fetation of obscn^ ��������������������������������������������� MM I^Ti^Hin^  &&- *��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������� ** ot Arn-j p~ ts^^sss fc-n rsp������������������f-F' E'  ^.^^sj^^ajti^^j^townss^r^&^^.^      $$������������������!?  f������������������r   a"  *"*,iC,eS   qUC'L Another -slUpwent   of   *Re<j  Gunner J. W  ^M������������������Sg YHfol^^ ���������������������������on.    Moved  hy-Cmm-  Vernon on his week's fwlowahi^ffi^78^^^^,^!' c*N������������������riS Worthmgton and Som.  >inrpj   <v   pairs  oj   socjts,   ������������������ ers fl,e rc port of the Reeve ancl  stretpjier caps, |0 old^lankefs, eje^ ^e received and approved.  rates. The matter was left with  the Reeve and Councillor Dodds  to report at the next meeting of  the Council.    -  Reeve Keary reported having  ordered some cement pipe  from the City of Vernon on account of no pipe being on hand,  and the clerk also reported  j having ordered some pipe locally. <       ���������������������������  Councillor Somers recommended a new bridge, be built  over a creek.near his place. ,".A  Mr. Glcri.liad. offered? tb.db- the  work,,find all the timbers, and  haul necessary plank, etc., for  j the sum of $60.00, and it was  ' moved' b5r Councillors ' Hchson  and Hasscn that Councillor  Somers be empowered to build  the bridge.. ' - -  The     Reeve     reported     on  thc death of George Flack who  by the  municipality, the expenses in  connection being '$71.50 Mr.  Poole had made a search of his  premises and Md faund cash,  $H3.60: one Ityauser rifle, ope  30-30 rifle, one revolver, two y?  niches,    one  some am  was in town this week.   '"Pad  looks we|| in tbe Ring's Pui-  torni.  Pivine services wj|| he conducted in the "Methodist Church  on Sunday next at \\ a.m. Roth  services will he conducted hy  the__pastor,._ Rey.^_R.._W lee.  Divine services will he held at  Knoh Hill at 3 o'clock. A hearty  invitation is extended to all.  ]Vfr. Lee IVforris, who has been  managing the Avalon Theatre  the past three months, took it  over on a lease on the 15th of  April. Mr. Morris will continue  to give the high-class picture  plays he has established in the  three months he has been running the house.  Death  from Pneumonia  bundles of old flannel and old     The fleeve reported on Mc-  w- - leod-lndian cqpe and the ex  pense in connection therewith.  The committee, appointed to  look after the making up of  more pillows met on Tuesday,  and they now have 29 pillows  ready^for ship#mentrThe=porcas  committee: will he glad to receive more donations of feathers suitable for this purpose.  CHARLIE CHAPLIN  Tuesday  Night  and  April 30th  Matinee,  The heart-felt sympathy of  lhc community goes out this  week to Mrs. E. W. Winter,  who, in the absence of the husband and father, now serving in  H. M. Patrol Service overseas,  laid to rest their baby daughter,  Elsie Ethel, aged 1 year and 6  months, who died cn Fridav,  April 12th, after a relapse from  pneumonia. The funeral  vice was held '''from St. James'  Church, Rev. J. R. Gretton of  Enderby officiating, on Monday,  April 15th. Interment at tlie  Armstrong cemetery.  Thousands for Farms  Thousands of men arc needed  to help on thc farm this summer. The increased acreage of  cereals is an imperative war  time necessity. Employers of  labor  should  allow  men  Charlie Chaplin in "Thc Fireman" will be a special attraction at the Avalon Theatre on  Tuseday night, April 30th. A  special matinee will be given  for thc school children at I  o'clock. Matinee, 15 and 25;  Night, 15 and 25. Come and  have a good laugh.  Y.M.C.A. Meeting  .Ma3ror  Wright  has   called   a  meeting*of'the citizens of Armstrong and district for Monday,  ser-* April 19th at 8 p.m., in the City  Hall, in the interests of the Y.  M.C. A. for the purpose of or- McLachlan  Bros,  ganizing and-forming committees for the 1918 campaign being organized.  The district organizer will be  present and will address the  meeting. All interested in the  work of the Y.M.C.A. are invited to attend.  He p|so reported having received his commission as police  Magistrate-for, the.Municipality.  The clerk reported that he  had completed the assessment  for the year 1918, stating there  was verv little change from last  year. The report of the assessor was accepted, and June 8th  at 10 a.m. was set for the meeting of the Court of Revision of* the assessment, to be  held in the' Municipal Hall, the  Court to consist of the Reeve  and Council.  On motion of Councillors  Hcnson and Hasscn thc  scale of wages for tliis year-  was fixed at $7.00 per clay for  man and team, and $3.50 per  day for men, for a nine hour  dav. '���������������������������..���������������������������'--���������������������������*'-*  The following accounts passed  by the finance committee were  ordered paid:  School    salaries   .-.  "     "     Accounts  B.  R. Perry      Miss Schon .... .  L. E. Fair .....  Treasurei  Hamilton      Lang,     formerly  road superintendent in this Vai-  with ley under the old government,  farm experience to go back to j has accepted the position of ac-  the farm. countant for the city of Vernon.  n.  R. Perry  Mrs. Ettcr  ..'..*  Advertiser  J. B. Burnyeat  City of Vernon  I.  Harris      E.  Findley   .  R.  Findley   ...  E. Patten'   F. Fowler . .. .  R. C. Ingles ..  S. Cary   G. Schubert   . . ,  McPherson and  Dr.   VanKleeck  A.   Warner  C. W. Holliday  ..;;. .S570.00  ......8317.04  ...... 20.00  ...... 25.00  V. ... 100.00  .. . 12.50  , ...... 1.35    20.-10  . .* ���������������������������.'.. 0.(50    10.00    . 44.75  ........... 137.50    4.00  ... . ... 11.50     S.40    37.50    24.50  ...... ;.... 17.50    7.00    7.00  Sage   53.00    0.00    2.50  .*  10.00  In Loving Memory of  PTE. H. W. HUNTER,  who died of wounds November  21st  1916;  and  CORPL. W. F. HUNTER  who was killed in action April  ; 9th, 1917,  They gave their lives for  King and Country  S       NOT   KNOWING  |   By Mary L. Brainard  I know not whal shall befall me, .  Go$ hangs a irii'st o'er my eyes,  And then each step of my onward  pa Ih  Makes new scenes to rise,  And tevery joy He sends me  Conies r\s a sweet and glad surprise.  I see not a step before me, -,  ��������������������������� As-I tread������������������on another year,  But the past is in God's keeping,  The future His mercy shall clear;  And 'what  looks  dark  in  the  distance  May brighten as I draw near.  For'perhaps the dreaded future  Is less bitter than I think;  The Lord may sweeten the water  Before I stoop to drink;  But if marsh must be marsh,  He will  stand  beside the brink.  It may be He keeps waiting  Till the coming of my feet,  Some gift of such rare blessedness,  Some joy so strangely sweet,  That my lips shall only tremble  ;   With rthe   thanks   they   cannot  speak. l  Oh, restful, blissful ignorance,  'Tis blessed not to know;  It stills in those mighty arms  ,  Which will not let me go;   , ���������������������������  And hushes my soul to rest  ��������������������������� -.On'the bossom which loves me so  Sol go on not knowing,  ,   I would not if I might;  I w6"������������������Wl,.ratfier,walk_in the '.dark-  SV ness with" God  Than-go alone in the light;   ���������������������������"  I would rather.walk with Flim by  raith       ' -  Than-.walk alone <by sight.-  My heart shrinks back from trials  Which thc.?future may disclose:  I never had a sorrow  Put what the dear Lord chose;  So f send the coming-tears back  With the whispered word-  He knows.  ������������������TflE G#������������������AT WSTJ3JT  Very ������������������ujoyah|e Evenings $n-  tertainroent Put On hy. Fto-  derhy Chlldwv  The missionary play called  "The Great Muster, given on  f riday evening, April 5th, m the  Parish Ha|| proved an enjoyable  affair to the large crowd attending. The hall was filled to the  doors, and the audience was delighted, many expressing the  hope that another play of a similar1 kind would he given before  long.   A special word of praise  is due _ those   yho   trained  thenchildren7VBspecially_to_Mrs^  Gretton. and to those who prepared the costumes and "makeups;" also to Mrs. 'turner and  Mrs. Neill for their ellicient aid  with the music.  AH the children! took their  parts remarkably well and entered fully into the spirit of thc  play. The names of those who  took part in the play, with their  respective parts arc given below :  Geo. Rands.is demonstrating  with his 1918 Fords to several  prospective buyers.  Joe Bell, has answered the  "S. O. S." call, ��������������������������� going to the  wheat growing belt on Saturday.  Blake Stokes, the jeweler, is  opening up a new stock of  watches, clocks and jewelry  tliis week.  Mrs. F. S. Stevens returned  from Bend, Ore., on Wednesday, where she spent the winter  with her daughter, Mrs. Frank  Prince.  Mrs. W. .T. Farmer and  daughter, of Castlegar, B. C,  arc Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Percy  Farmer this week on their way  home from the coast.  The president of the Enderby Red Cross wishes to meet on  Saturday, April 20th, at 4 p.m.,  all thc ladies of the city to discuss the 24th of May celebration  in this city.  Mrs. H. W. Keith returned  from Calgary on Friday, to  which point she accompanied  her brother, Mr. Carter, who  spent the oast week or two on  a visit to Enderby.  Tlie Tennis Club will oplcn-  the grounds for play of Thursday next, 25th inst Tlie courts  are in good shape'and all are  welcome to play^n that afternoon.   Tea will be provided.  Nobody minds a little elasticity to the pound by-law in  war time, but when Sobossy  comes to herding on the City  Hall lawn looking for, the  poundkeeper, it's going some.  A. Munro &l,Co. report the  closing out sale now in progress  has. been, most satisfactory.  Buyers from alljparts of the district have comeyto, take advantage of the great .opportunities  offered.      ,, V    . ;"'���������������������������'���������������������������  r; Please save your old.rubber,?,  ���������������������������and- rubber goods of all descriptions for the "Enderby Red  Cross Society. -Kindly leave in  the Red -Cross Tea P.e-om . or  'phone Mrs. Skaling aiid a collector will call at your home:  Johnny Dale drove his auto  stage to Hupel Wednesday  morning. Tt was his first time  behind the wheel, and he carried a load of dynamite. Nothing in the shape of a Ford has  been seen flying into the air  since he started, so his friends  arc sanguine.  Military Wfrjst Prive Report  The military whist drive given  hy the pnderhy TUh'cum C|ub  proved a success, h������������������th socially  and financially, the total proceeds, including donations from  Messrs. A. peeves and MjvF- S.  Stevens, and Mr. Adams were���������������������������  poor, receipt and donations. $5545  pxpenses, Hall, etc 10.30  Pte. Leonard Funk  Ptc. Funk, who recently returned from thc front bearing  many scars of battle, received  in the Canadian push at Vimy  Ridge, not far from the scene  of the present '.bitter fighting,  between that historical point  and Arras. He says the ground  in that vicinity is level, with  shallow draws and .valleys leading to what arc known there as  ridges or hills. In reality these  heights and ridges are lowTrol-  ling ground, seldom more than  100 or 200.feet elevation. But  from the top of one of these  rises one can see as far as the '  eye can reach. It is  ideal for the movement of  troops, if open warfare is resorted to.  Pte. Funk is very, modest in  reference to his own part ,in the   ,  fray, and most generous in his ,  praise of the treatment of the   S  wounded. in all parts of England and .Scotland.    He leaves, .,  for tlie coast Thursday evening   ;  tp^report,to  the.,-military ,au- ,  thorities;   -He"'Hopes' soon,"to"  know what he^is .going to do,   '  or what is going to. be "done to  him,  whether- returned, to  the  ranks or discharged.        .       ,      r  24th of May Celebration  PaUvnce    ', 'M4.85  Cheque from Pccep. Com...9 545  King's Messenger  H;mner Bearer  ...  Hilda      Joan      Hardship      Toil      Disappointment .  Martyrdom . . . . .  Melanesia)!    . . . . .  . . .Mona Winter  , .Dorothy Keith  Bcverlv   Bryant  .   Bettv   Burton  ...Betty   Bryant  . .I-lsie Sherlow  ...   Jean   Keith  ...... .Jean   Keith  . Piiby" Drasching  African   .". . . . . . . . .'���������������������������'��������������������������� Edith   Graham  African Bertha Graham  Baganda   (native of Uganda)-.......  Margaret Walker & Helen-Turner  T-Tous;ekceper   .......   Mary Turner  Crippled Child  .... .. EfTie Turner  An English Woma'ii   . . Miss Forster  Teacher   .. .... . . : . . .' "Airs.  Burton  Livingstone *.'. . .Rev. J. P. Gretton  Bishop Mackenzie ...Rev. Gretton  Nurse  . ....... *.... ......   Mrs. Gretton  Muisc in  charge  of Mrs. Neil  and  Mrs.  Turner.  City Labor  The Montreal Builders' Exchange and the Winnipeg  Builders' Exchange are encouraging their men to take jobs on  farms. They have offered to  take contracts for the cultivation of large areas of land or  the breaking of prairie.  Net   proceeds .$50.0(1  =^This^amounHs-to-be-dividcd  'equally between the Bed Cross  Society and Prisoner's of War.  The ladies wish to thank the  above mentioned gentlemen for  contributions, and also Mrs. C.  S. Strickland for cream and  milk, Mrs. Wm. Anderson for  chickens, Mr. Woods for coffee,  and Messrs. Dili for sugar; also  Mr. Crane and Mr. F. 13. Dill,  and the young girls and boys for  their kind assistance; also the  members of the orchestra and  thc public generally.  1ENPEKBY PATRIOTIC FUND  Thc   treasurer  acknowledges  receipt of lhe following contributions since publication of the  last list:  Mrs. A. A. Faulkner ..... .. .    2.00  Mrs. R. Carson ..............     1.00  Mrs.   C.   Strickland   ...... . .     2.00  R.  E.  Wheeler  V.,. .. .....     2.00  Miss A. B. Faulkner  . . .     5.00  $41.50  Enderby    Red    Cross    "Report  Market Stall   ......  Jr. Boys' League   Mr. Gretton     T. M. Lewis  ."   Mrs. McKee  . . . .  Dues ................  Bal. on hand Feb. 28th  ���������������������������$ln.f>5  1.20  5.00  2.50  1.00  (1.01)  8140.-H)  8174.84  Turner & Beeton, Yarn . . . 8100.85  A. C. Skaling, Stat'y. etc        1.95  8102.80  Bal. on hand Mar. 31st, 1918, .$72.04  The - Enderby Celebration  Committee met in thc City Hall  last Thursday evening and laid  out a general program of sports  and other patriotic entertain-  ment for May 24th. tt it the intention to have Judge Swanson  and ^ishop Pdull give patriotic -  addresses m the afternoon, pre-  ceding hasehaik foot-racing, etc *  "full details of the program w||J  he given next week- The Arm-  strong hand will |jc in attendance and every, effort .will hc s  made to make the occasion one  of interest and enjoyment to  all.  Pilfering Cabins  ftfr. E. f. H{cGonaa|e leaves  this week for the Northwest.  JVfr.JNfcGonegale-has_a-cahin-on==  the Trinity Valley.road, where  lie spends his winters clearing &  his homestead- He, with other  settlers, has experienced some  inconvenience by having things  stolen from his premises in his  absence, and so this lime he  set several traps and shotguns  about his house to keep the pilferers out.  Home from the front  Flight-Lieu l. Lambert returned from England lasl week  and will spend a few days wilh  Mrs. Lambert and child*at Endcrhy. Lieul. Lambert looks in  the pink of condition. Hc has  had* ay mosl interesting experience in thc battle zone,  having flown some thirty different types of fighting".'.'machines. He is now stationed at  Toionto as. an instructor, bf thc  flying corps- in training there.  Saws Start Season's Cut  The Okanagan Saw'Mills cut  the first log of the season on  Saturday and started regularly  on thc season's cut Monday  noon. Manager Lewis has been  busy thc past winter getting logs  lined up for the season's run  and the mill has some 12 to 15  millions cut ready for the  spring drive. A very busy season is anticipated, with the outlook good for market and price. OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY. APRTL 1.8.' 1018  Keeping a Pig, or  a Family of  Pigs  Some Valuable Hints  ers Given by Mr. G  on Pork-  S. Karris  Recently Mr. G. S. Harris visited the interior lo tell our farmers how to" raise pigs profitably. Mr. Harris was sent on this  laudable mission by the- provincial department oi' Agriculture.  The purpose was the best, but  somehow our farmers, rightly  or wrongly, have concluded  lhat they have had enough  "talk" and want to see some  "plan" toward which all can  ���������������������������work. And Mr. Harris was listened to in his Armstrong address by a baker's dozen, and  all of them were not farmers.  However, Mr. Harris gave some  very valuable bints which'any  pig raiser might profit by adop-  thcm  milk  bar lev.  regularly  to feed. Skim  was woiib its weight in  shorts, etc. It was" a fine  .appetizer, and was most valuable when" fed moderately, sour  .or sweet, preferably the latter.  Two parts ground oats, two ot  shorts, one of oiL cake meal,  to which could well be added  ground barley, was a very valuable feed.  Six pounds of skim milk was  equal to onc pound of grain; 5  pounds of grain lo one pound  of pork. Salt and correctives,  such as sods, should be used in  winter.  conducted. . .-.There is no road  to victory except by facing facts  as they exist.'  "Such facts are what the people need and deserve,-���������������������������without  wilful tinge of either rose or indigo. To reflect them faithfully  and to construe them intelligently is the function of criticism that is truly constructive."  At the Four Hundred  ling.  "Wc are not asking you  inlo liie pit  practicable   for  you,"  Harris.   "Don't try lo  lo  go  No Requirements for Vegetables  Wm. E. ScotU, deputy minister of Agriculture, has issued  tlie following circular:  "Tlie following telegram has  business .unless il is j jusl bcc!l reived from the Can  said  Mr. ������������������������������������������������������.,<!.,  Food Boimi  and 1  should  grow pigs  . acta  Food  ,,,-,-,.-,   appreciate publicity being given  af you have to buy all their iced.; lo  sanic in   V0UL.  vaiucti   j0ur-  Trv lo figure out how you can  grow  crops that you can profit-  bly  turn  inio pork."  After pointing out lhc urgent  need   for   more  and  still   more  food, much  of which  could bc  more   quickly   supplied   in   lhc  form   of   pork,   wilhoul   which  thousands of women and children in Europe will die ol" star- nicnis L11id  ration, Mr. Harris lock up  Lhc!j-Litur'c needs.    Stop,  question'of   economic   produc-jjv rcfrrct our oll'orls  lion.    Even if none of the porkj u',ltiv������������������-ljni, but wc cannot overproduced  m   this  province  was!comc cxisling cont|ition-   picase  exported,   vet   much   could   bc;i?ivc this? information wide pub-  done m   relieving  llie situation ;jicilv among arowcrs.' -  by increasing home production!        :   ������������������'Hciil-v 13   Thomson,  lo thc extent of making import  to  same  in   your  "'"''Olfcnva,   April   9th,   1918;  Wm. E. Scotl. Deputy Minister  of Agriculture. Victoria, B. C:  Had another interview wilh Allied   buyers   aboul   dehydrated  and   after   repealed  England   lhcy   stale  no   present   rcquirc-  thcy cannot forecast  We great-  have been  | vegetables  j cables to  iIhere are  , ments  a tion inlo Ibis province ��������������������������� unnecessary, as in the past only ten  per cent of the pork consumed  in B.C. has bcen produced within her boundaries. Every pig  avc raise will liberate that much  for shipment lo starving Europe.  Hc did nol ask the farmers  to lake up increased production  from a patriotic view only. Hc  believed it was practicable for  nearly every farmer to keep at  least onc brood sow. especially  jf he had a cow.  . If it was for* financial reasons  that any. held back, hc knew  how lhal con id be overcome.  Hc had jusl' been informed lhal  ���������������������������lhc Vancouver Board of Trade  had decided lo loan '������������������3.000 lo  farmers - with    which    lo    buv  chairman,  Board.' "  Canada      Food  Hold the Middle Ground  Thc    Boston    News    Bureau  says:  "Two knights ofold quarreled  over    thc   looks   of   a    shield.  Bloodshed was saved only when  , iltranspircd that lhcy had gazed  :at its opposite sides. "  i "Two artists debated over lhc  I depth ol" a shade of grey. It dc-  j velopcd there' had been a con-  ! fusion "of focus���������������������������wilhoul mcel-  ��������������������������� ing. one's eyes had travelled up,  I tnc .other's clown, a chromatic  ! scale topped wilh pure white,  iboltomcd wiih absolute black.  . "So rage Loday tlie.assessors  i of our war cll'orl.  In these days,, as-the cost "of  dress material advances less and  less is being used. Wc do not  knowywhat will happen if this  war continues much longer, but  we understand the girls are  shaking out their bathing suits  to be prepared for any. emergency fashion may dictate. Here  is what an exchange says about  it:  Half an inch, half al inch  Half  an   inch  shorter!  Whether the skirts are for  Mother  or  daughter! : ���������������������������  Briqfer the dresses grow, ,  Fuller thc ripples (low,  While  whisking glimpses show  .More  than   they  oughter!  Forward lhe dress parade!  I.s  lhere aman  dismayed?  No���������������������������From the sight displayed,  None could he sundered!  Theirs   not  to .make   remark;  Clergyman,   cluhman,  clerk���������������������������  Gaping from noon till dark  At  the  four hundred.  Short skirts to the right of them!  jS'hortccr to the left of tacni!  ; Shortest in ..front of them,  j Flaunted and flirted !  ; In hose of stripe ���������������������������-nd plaid,  lined most exceeding glad.  Sporting  in  spats  run   mad,  Come the short-skirted.  FI a she'd all lhcir anklos there;  Flashed as they turned in air!  What will  not women dare?  (Tho  the  exhibits  shr.w  Some of them blundered.)  All   sortsand   types  of  pegs���������������������������  Broomsticks,   pi:>i;o   legs;  Here -and  there  fairy shapes,  Just built to walk on eggs,  Come by fhe hundred.  When can their glery fade?  Oh, thc wild show ihey made!  All thc world wondered.  Grand dame and demiosol'e,  Shop0girl and Bowery belle���������������������������  Four hundred,. H-m���������������������������oh, well  Any old hundred.  Prohibition Days  "'cause when  flirtin' wid a  brocrl sows. Tbe loan will be  made upon the noles of responsible farmers. IV could even go  further and lc!! whore lo gel  the brood sows. Thc \  Board of Trade  is  There   arc   Iwo   sets   of   ex-  There arc thc npolo-  us und be would like to sec all  of lhis amount laken up in  three weeks., ll was a hopeful  sign to sec the city man thus cooperating wilh the farmer.  Mr. Harris gave his reasons  for believing that the producer  would get good prices for his  pork, and that tlie packers had  been pul under- control.  One way to greatly increase  production was to keep the pig  for six weeks or two months  longer when it would wciah 40  per cent. morc. at least 25 percent., than if killed when it only  weighed 110 to 125 lbs.  "^-^"Pla^frrfrerHOT  feed possible," continued Mr.  Harris, who said he had found  alfalfa and clover almost sullicienl in themselves for raising  the pig.  His practice is lo divide his  clover plot in two. with pigs  enough on one lo keep il down,  transferring lhe pigs lo lhe  olher- half when il has grown.  in self-feeders he always kepi  dry fvvd before them. In a  specially prepared vessel water,  loo. was available. Aflcr deducting lhe price of lhe grain  his clover crop I bus fed returned him $75 per acre." when  pork was worlh 12c. Al present  prices an acre-, of clover or alfalfa -should return $125.  There is mni'c vaiuc in meal  fed dry from a hopper lhan in  any other way. More pounds  of gain were made from -grain  hy llie young pigs when lhe sow  was fed lhc grain. The lillle  pigs should be given grain Tor  Lhree of four weeks after- weaning.  Some time was given to the  .growing of olher soil crops and  the feeding of roots and grains.  Mangels wilh alfalfa ha3* made  good winler feed. Thc sows  should have plenty of exercise  and be kept rather Ihin.  Mr.   Harris   found  il  a   good  ; Iremists.  igisl-oplimisls and lhc crilic-pcs,-  isimists.    There are raptures .of  1 admiration, ravings of despair.  ap.couverlBolh jje]10|t| intrinsic obstacles;  oul to nelp|lo   ,hc  onc   thcv  arc  S(epping.  stones, to the othcr millstones.  Thc one sees only achievements,  the oilier 'inly shortcomings. No  bull and hear ever disagreed as  diametrically.  Were it not put so natonally,  even so cosmically, serious, it  would all be-politically and socially humorous. In a practical  sense, for the American people  at large, who are so vitally concerned, it must bc profoundly  puzzling. And just what may  lie their further reactions may  ultimately be a serious phycho-  logical question of military import  "If onc set of extremists is  right our people may be  drugged into perilous if not  fatal delusions; if tbe other set  i.s right, we a"nd our friends may  bc disheartened, if not dismayed  and our foes cheered.  "Congress.-   especially     since  ���������������������������war conduct came before il is a  i live topic, is our great soundintj  I board of opinion; "a close second  : is   lhc   press.     Thc   extremists  have been busy in both, sounding alarms  or chanting hosan-  ' nus, splashing sable 01;'  haios.  '     '"is there no middle ground ol  U-ppraismenl. lhal caiVbe vigorous   wilhoul   being   hysterical? ' =  I Anolhcr   speech   in   the   senate ' fl  i would seem  lo prove the * possi-! x  Amazing Grace  Thc colored brothers were ap-  pcarently about to come to  blows.  "Niggah,    don't    mess    wid  mc,"warned onc,  yo' do yo' sure is  hearse."  "DoirT pesticatc wid mc, niggah," d'cplicd thc other. sho\ving  a< great bony fist; "don't i'o'cc  in'c fo' to press dis upon yo',  'cause if yo' do Ah'll hit yo' so  hah'd Ah'll jus' natchcrly knock  yo' from amazin' grace inlo a  'floalirv opportunity."  "If yo' mess wid mc,' niggah,"  replied thc othcr, "Ah'll jest  make one pass, an' derc'il be a  man pattin' yo' in do "face wid  a spade tomorrow mohnin.' "  Wanted Steady Employment  A farm hand had been working in'thc fields from dawn to  dark, day after day, finishing  up bis chores by lantern light.  At'the end of the month he said  to the farmer: "I'm going to  quit. You promised me a job  of steady work-"  "Well, haven't you got one?"'  was the astonished reply.  "No," said the manr "there  arc three or four hours every  night that-1. don!t.have,anything  to do and fool my time away  sleeping."  Pigs and "Potatoes  Grow potatoes and vegetables  in every vacant city lot and feed  pigs on kitchen refuse���������������������������there  are two ways of doing something to help thc present food  crisis.  weaving  l.vue ! fl  "ightllj  .no  .0 economy Iheory Vj  suggestions  when I x  i  common   saving:  ; Iiiiity and lhc value of llie  V'i'itical    Icmncr,    iu    lhc    1  meaning of lhat adjective. Sei  ���������������������������;ator_ Lodge, discussing shor  i comings, gave nol only well knu  reasoning as I  luil   definite  ,he  cilerl   that  I'll   is   easy   lo   criticise;   what  would you substitute?    He  portioned    praise    as    well.  ! blame.  "And   he   made   an   cfTecli  thrust at thc spacious habit  borrowing patriotism  lo banish  i criticism  by saying: 'It will be  wise to omit attacks on thc pat- i  practice to take the baby pigs riotism of other men merely bc-J  away from thc mother and put cause we differ as to the man-'  them in a warm box, returning ner in which the war  upas  0  5  We have for sale:-  WHEAT  OATS-  BARLEY  RYE  GRASS AND  VEGETABLES.  All Government Tested =  William  McN������������������ir  IS  being  A       Armstrong.  An anxious inquirer in Portland, Mc., in point of per capita  thirst the driest state in the  Union, -writes to his paper as  follows:  "A man who is in the habit of  drinking from ten to fifteen  whiskies a day, and in business  where it must not bc defected  from his breath, recertify'asked  me if I thought the little piece  of lemon peel hc bit into after a \  drink would hurt him, as he had ,  not been feeling well lately.,  "What do.-you think about  it?" I  If consulted we should be dis-'  posed to  prescribe a period of  total abstinence from the use of 1  lemon peel. ' |  If that failed to benefit, let!  the. sufferer tackle the cifse in  earnest by moving out of a'prohibition state into territory  where the temptation to make  an alcohol container or original  package of himself would be  less furtive and insidious.  immemmstm  I  1  = Sweet Mixed Biscuits |  S! per lb 25c fi  0  Canned Pilchards   $  I  8  5  I  0 SymingtonYPea flourj  s  The New Delicacy  Per tin    25c and 30c  IL  0  I  Water Glass       I  ^*  fi  I  fi   ��������������������������� Ii  Phillips & Whitehouse i  Phone 48   Armstrorg  The best for Soups, etc.  Per. can "���������������������������;'    30c  To eusiire eggs keeping  perfect   it   is  necessary to use a  good substantial solution  We have the best  Per can  30c and. 55c  fi  WM  WM  WM  W)  An Ohio-Tuec Electric -cleaner in your home  supplies more per dollar invested than any  other single thing. Its high superiority stamps  itself in every feature of construction  The motor, highspeed type, capable of  10,000 revolutions per minute, forms  'an air suction that removes the dirt  = wherever the cleaner is used. Small  ravel lings,1 Hr* and other adliearnig-  particles so difficult for most types of  electric cleaners to take up are easily  V removed by the Ohio-Tuec, belt driven  brush���������������������������a feature that  has   made   this  cleaner the acknowledged  High   Eflicicncy machine  Price $57,00.      To rent at $1.00 per day  f.iaciachlan  PHONE 47  Hardware  Co.  ARMSTRONG, B.C.  Have You  Your Seed?  Armstrong Growers' Ass'n  A Call-to the Whole Pominion for the Utmost;  Effort to Procjuee Food for our  Soldier* anq Atyit*  Qy$S Al<M������������������S arc 4esperate|y short; of  foocj. .|n.the jw4st of plenty ourselves we  rnust face the #ero reality of JSngJano* on  shorter * rations than she h*8 hee*v far over 3  hun4re^ year*, m4 France with only three days'  foot} reserve, ������������������ven from their present *roaJJ  supplies they pre *tavwf*f Jtaly from collapse  through hunger.  Since gripping murt J* ronctirtrate^ en thf shortest  routes, Canada <m4 *b* V*������������������t*4 States must continue to  be practically th������������������ only source pf supply.  C������������������na4* must provide wheat *n4 meat in increasing  quantities to meet a situation that imperils tht issue* of  .war.  Men who can he spared for worfc on the farm* must  serve in this way. Those who are oWige4 to remain in  the rity or town can at leaat raise vegetables in their  gardens or on vacant lots.  Pvery effort will he made to see that labor is forthcoming to harvest the maximum crops that farmers can  produce.  An increased spring acreage in wheat .and other grain  is vitally needed.  Stock raisers are asked to provide the greatest possible  production of meat, especially pork.  Starvation   is   threatening   our   Allies,   JSveryone   in  Canada must fight by doing his or her utmost to pro  duce and to conserve food.  CANADA   FOOD   BOARP  *^? **���������������������������������������������?������������������_������������������ >"������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*,������������������  pirector of  production  *!="  Chairman and Director  of Conservation  ^osi^^e^fs^^  Pirector of.  Agricultural Labor  we  *c*  **"'   *���������������������������}���������������������������  %  ���������������������������*:W  Don't Delay-Subscribe Today  34-4 V  o  April 30th is the limit in which to renew your subscription at $1.50 THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  Good Roads and Helps  in Building Them  Points Brought Out by Domiri-1 duced  to  a  satisfactory  condi-  A Community Creed  ion Experimental Farm That  Certainly Would Help Some.  There are many miles of road  in this district which must be*  maintained by some means,  more or less inexpensively. On  the Dominion Experimental  Farms, the split-log drag is one  of the, most useful instruments  for this purpose. It is now in  use in many localities and an  increasing cinileage of the rural  highways of this country is being kept in repair economically  by the use of this simple implement.  A dry, sound red cedar log is  the best material for a drag, the  hard woods being usually too  heavy for this purpose. The log  should be seven or eight feet in  length andfrom ten to twelve  inches in diameter and carefully sawn down Uic middle. The  heaviest and best slab should be  selected for the centre, both flat  sides to the front and set on  edges thirty inches apart, giving  the back half a set back of six  tion. After this again, when the  surface approaches a crumbly  texture, the drag may be used  very successfully.  I believe in my'town; it may  hot be the best town in the  world, but it is not the worst;  and anyhow, it's my town, and  I'm going to stand by it.  I believe in thc people in my  town and the communitv round  Greater Production Plans  Ontario will plant 1,000,000  acres more in cereals and cultivated crops this spring; Quebec  600,000 and the Maritime Provinces 400,000 acres extra. The  farmers in Eastern Canada are  called upon to plant 5 acres per  WHAT   PA   SAYS  It has often been said that  is cheap; but it is altogether a  question of who does the talking. As a matter of fact, what  a man is means more than what  he says, for it is a man's character which determines the value of his sneech. Tliis imnlies  that the value of men's words  vary.  Jn this respect men are divided into three classes: Men of  the first class have their words  taken at par. They mean precisely what they say. Of this  type of man it has been said:  !"His word is as good as his  bond."   Men of the second class  it;   there may hc  some scrubs'farm extra.   400,000 framers in  among them, but we're going to Eastern Canada can save the sit  convert them into sell-respecting citizens; and anyhow, most  of them are good fellows, and  are ready to stand by me if 1  stand by them.  I_-_believe in the future of my  town and community; I know it  depends upon me and the rest  of us; but I know we can get together for a big future, and we  might as well start in at once.  I nourish one pet grudge. I  hate a knocker; I believe we  ought to get rid of him by hook  or crook.  What I believe in I'm going  to work for; I believe I ought to  start in today���������������������������so here goes!  uation.  He Had Luck  "Did you hang up your stocking on Christmas eve?"  "I sho''did," answered Pickaninny Jim.  "Did you have any luck?"  "Well, I reckon you might  call it some luck. Nobody didn't  steal de stockin'."���������������������������Washington Star.  teen to eighteen inches at the have their words taken at a  right end so that when the drag premium. Their words are few.  is drawn along at an angle par- But when they promise, one  allel to the'ditch on the right of rests assured that ordinarily  the /road, the end of the back, they will do more than has been  half will be directly behind the asked. The words of the men  front half, as'" otherwise the of the third class are always dis-  ditch end of the rear slab would , counted. Twenty per cent, off  stick, out past the ditch end of |���������������������������often more���������������������������is thc value that  the front slab, 'crowding into j others give them. So it often  the bank and interfering wilh happens that the same words,  the proper working of thc drag. * spoken by three different men,  wccjrtCCj have three different values.  Two cross-pieces arc  in two-inch auger holes bored  through the slabs and on the.  right hand side a piece of scantling is inserted between thc  ends of the slabs. This is of  great value in strengthening  and stiffening lhc end of the  front slab.  In working a clay or gumbo  road it is advisable, to put iron  oncthc lower edge of both flat  sides. Handles "may be attached  to a piece of. iron similar to a  piece of wagon tire, thc iron to  be hinged lo Jthc back of. each  end of the front slab. By pressing the handles the drag could  be raised^ "thus depositing a load  of dirt which is desired to fill a  hollow or increase the crown at  some particular spot; *"'.'' y".'.  A plalform o'f inch boards  held together by three cleats  should be placed on the stakes  between the slabs." Tbcsc boards  should be spaced at least 1 inch  apart to allow any earth.which  mav heap up and fall over the  front.slab to sift through onto  I Lis rather curious that while  imosl of us flatter us ourselves  that we cannot be fooled by the  other fellow, few. of us seem to  realize that we cannot fool  others. It does not take men  very long to from a proper estimate of our real value. Everybody soon knows whether . our  words are to be placed at par,  at a premium or at a discount.  Therefore, let's quit tryng to  fool onc another. It doesn't, pay.  It is a waste of timcand enfergy.  Efficiency  .Tailor���������������������������Shall I put in the  usual number of pockets in the  trousers, sir?  Customer���������������������������No! tOnly one.  Mjr wife is a busy woman with  her war work now, and I don't  want to take up������������������ foo much of  her time.  TECHNICAL EDUCATION  Steps   Being  taken  /Manual   Training  Enderby  to  Install  School   at  Mr. John Kyle, organizer of  technical education for thc province of Pritish Columbia, met  the school trustees Jast week to  consider the installation of manual training in Enderby School.  The educational purport .of the  work  was  explained   and   tbe  thc road again.   The end cleats board notif,cci fhat a grant of 75  should be placed so that they 'pcrccni of the cost of thc equip-  wiU  not  rest   upon   the  cross mcnt wouW ^ pak} ^y the gov.  stakes,  but  drop  inside  tpem. ���������������������������crnn,cnt  These cleats should extend an \  inch beyond thc finished width  ol" the platform. Extra weight  may bc added it* necessary but  it is seldom needed.  To use the drag, attach a  chain to thc left cross piece that  is behind the t'ronj slab running  thc other end ]af . the chain  through the frors't slab near the'. "TV3,^'  right end.-^n/is a mistake to' J^V*  _hook_lhis���������������������������cnd _of_lh_e_ chai.n_pvcr'    c  thc front slab as in thc case of.  thc other end for when thc drag  strikes a-stone or snag there is  great   danger   of, toppling  for-!  ward. With thc right end of thc i  chain  drawn  through   the hole;  in   the  slab  as   suggested,   this'  cUmgQr is entirely obviated. The  operation  of   lhc  drag  is  very  simple  though  lhere arc many,  fine points that may be learned , ,  by   experience.     For   ordinary;      ms  smoothing  purposes,   lhc  To undertake such studies in  the school would.bring thc institution into line with-Armstrong,  Vernon, Kcjcwna and Penticton.  It,has been found that in these  towns the/work bus bad an excellent effect in-rounding out the  training of thc pupils. No school  system -is   complete   unless   it  es - into    consideration    thc  ing of the head, thc hand  kand-lhe=heartf-=  most   essential   in   a   province  such as wc arc living in.    Our  great e wealth    of   natural    resources including our land can  only bc worked to advantage by  trained     hands     and     .minds;  trained    to   do   thc   particular  work in which dicjr arc engaged.  A perfect system of training is, ,  composed of exercises and pro-; [J  both in theory and prac- j x  Bock studv alone will  Dissolution of. Partnership .  - Notice, is hereby given that the  partnership existing, between myself smd George Rands in the'Gar-  age business under the style of  Mack & Rands has been dissolved,  solved. - '  All debts owing to the said partnership are to be paid to George  Rands, to whom I have disposed all  ray share in the business, and  claims against the said partnership arc to be presented to the said  George Rands by whom the same  will be settled.  Dated  at  Enderby,  B.  C. this 3rd  day of April, 1918.  EDWARD   JAMES   MACK,  per II. G. Davies, his counsel.  k    Advertising is a steady drive  for business. How to do it most  intelligently is an important  subject of consideration in every successful business  Note the speeches of the delegates in your central labor body.  Listen ,to the addresses ofrt the  men iri your local organization.  Soon you will learn to, know  just whose words count for the  most. It will not be the man  who speaks on every question.  It will not be the fellow who is  always cock-sure. It will riot be  he who always agrees wilh you.  It will be the man who is quiet,  thoughtful, conservative���������������������������not  dull and stupid���������������������������but of unquestioned character^ This is the  type of man who is coming to  the front in labor circles, and it  prophecies better tilings for the  workingman's cause.  These Should be  Included in  Your Order  LOOK FOR THE STARS  The numerous items in the Rennie 1918 catalogue enclosed in star border* like this set new  high Talue standards. You will be astonished  at the bargains.  TENDERS  Tenders are invited for the rental  all I of the pasture in the "Wolfenden"  lots for the balance of the current  year;  about  1  acre,  fenced, water  provided. '  Tenders will be received by the  City Clerk on or before April 20th,  aext.  The highest,' or any tender, not  necessarily accepted., "     ,  Ernest Groves,' Citv Clerk.  Armstrong, April 9th, 1918.  Pkt.    oz. X lb.  BEANS���������������������������Dwarf White Wax (Davis)   .10 .25  5f ������������������XT^Losby'8 E8yPtian 06     .25 .65  CABBAGE���������������������������Danish Summer  Roundhead 10     .90 2.76  CARROT���������������������������Rennie's Market Garden .10     .40 1.20  CORN���������������������������Rennie's Golden Bantam.   .10 .25  CUCUMBER���������������������������Davis' Perfect 10     .25 .76  LETTUCE ��������������������������� Burpee's Earliest  Wayahead 10     .36 1.00  ON ION���������������������������Early Yellow Danvers ..   .10     .40 1.36  Rennie's Extra Early Red    .06     .36 1.00  Rennie's Longkceper Brown Globe .10     M 1.00  PARSNIP-Rennie sXXXGuernsey .10     .30 1.00  -PEAS���������������������������ThomasLaxton.ExtraEariy .10    , .16  Senator��������������������������� Best Second Early 10 .16  RADISH���������������������������Crimson   Globe ��������������������������� Non  .           Plus Ultra    .06     jq .66  -i?l?VJ52f   Mikado (Winter) 10     .35 .90  TOMATO���������������������������Bonny Best 10     .60 1.76  Blue Stem Early���������������������������King Edward  .10     .60 1.76  Prepaid  lb. 6 lbs.  .36 1.70  .60 2.25  lb.  .70  2.60  3.60  .66  2.26  3.00  4.40  3.76  3.76  3.60  .46  .46  2.20  3.26  5 lbs.  3.25  2.00  2.00.  lb.  .26  .40  epa  Slbs.  1.20  1.85  ONION SETS���������������������������Yellow Sets���������������������������Selected  White Multiplier Sets.  FLOWER SEEDS Pkt.  New Giant Astermum���������������������������Mixed....    15  Rennie s XXX Defiance Balsam���������������������������Mixed    .16  New Red Sunflower. \   .26  Gold Medal Hybrids Delphinium -. !!!!!!"   .26  Rennie's XXX Prize-Rutted Giant Petunia���������������������������Mixture..!!!."!   .26  Rennie's XXX Giant Spencer Sweet Peas���������������������������Mixture 15  Giant Zinnia���������������������������Mixed - .m   .15  When  dealer hasn't  buying from dealers, Insist en Rennie's.    If your  them, we will ship direct.       ^ .  1 l,f OF f\HUIF^  compa.n\  8^2   GRANVILLE    S'    VANCOUVER,BC.  ALSO  Ufti  O        W 1NNIPCC  js 7m wtwwrs fp-TQrWw  *' '     -r , >'  Jtis manufactnrec}  tobacco in its purest  form.  Jt ba$ s . pleasing  flavor."  Jt is tobacco scicn*  fifically   prepare^  for man's use.  }J=>0<=  KEEP THE DATE OPEN ������������������  E> ������������������%. t������������������ & set*���������������������������"j*:-.  IS72  wmi\  r r  Capital Authorized, $5,000,000 .  ���������������������������Capital   Paid-up,  - $3,000,000  'Surplus/-   ���������������������������   -   ������������������������������������������������������ -  $3,500,000  W  SfND YOURPOY AT W FNQNf  iflVff^NCNOTffO^I.OO  ������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������� Can be used to buy littlejccmforts, dose  BffKS.    behind the Firing'Ues.  -'.   FOR SALE BY      -  ^AN^COY HAMPTON  JJ. J,. P4VNTEJI, Vfur.  A KMSTKON'G  BRANCH.  41-C  >o<  ������������������)'  >o  o<  ������������������>���������������������������  ������������������)���������������������������  )<=������������������<  >o<  Qet fj0fH(y Tq 0pr&y Ymur Tree������������������,  a    Wc have in stock  |J Sprays,  price   .  Hami-traininiHST^^  Glass Tank Sprayers  i  i  J  a few Eureka Fountain Compressed-air Bicycle Supplies of all kinds at treasonable prices.  , , $8.50j        Dunlop  Outer  Casings   :   ,_. . .���������������������������70? i Dunlop- Inner_.Tub.cs_.._._.;,. ....._._...^...._..._..^_._._._.   .. $1.25 Wc are the agents covering Enderby, Armstrong and Salmon  -������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������_������������������=.������������������_*_������������������_���������������������������_������������������_������������������_���������������������������������������������4���������������������������0���������������������������+��������������������������� t���������������������������+ ���������������������������t ��������������������������� t ��������������������������� * ��������������������������� + ~*���������������������������.!���������������������������*���������������������������+��������������������������� + ���������������������������+���������������������������  $3.00  31SSL  WO  I  large  $16.50:  single  dra������������������; t*cc#   Book sludy alone will not  c a j conduce to a desirable standard  road one or two rounds com-!01"   workmanship.      Handwork i X  m 11 y be drawn up and down tl^ej  work-  mencing at thc edge and  ing toward the ccnLrc.   Usnallv j  it is drawn at nn angle of about  45 degrees.    For the lasl stroke j  or two tlie drag may bc drawn  backward with  thc round side  oi* the slab to thc front and with  comparatively little angle.  There arc two stages when  roads will drag and one when  you cannot do a job satisfactorily. The first stage is when  they arc in a very slcppv condition in spring or in oilier seasons after a heavy rain. A road  may th.cn bc shaped up wonder  appeals strongly to thc youthful i  pupil and creates an interest, elc- j ^  vclops concentraliop and is thus ; [j  a most effective teaching, c  agency. \ f\  When the Federal Govern- j y  ment of America floated their' rt  I-first war loan they- also floated ; IJ  |an education loan lo encourage x  i technical education. They re- - (J  : cognized the fact that the war c  idcbl must bc paid by greater, [1  land better pioduclion. We arc  i in exactly the same position in  ! Canada and the measure of success will denend unon the tivin-  Large. Barrel Pump Sprayers   Eureka Garden Seeders and Cultivators; No. 8  wheel Cultivators     7. .   $8.50'  No. 10 large double-wheel Cultivators  $9.75  No. 4 Eureka two-wheel Cultivator      $6.75  No. 1 Eureka Seed Drill, with hill-dropping attachment, 14.00  No. 2 Eureka .Combination Drill and Cultivator $17.50  Beatlv Bros. Daisv Barrel Churns No. (o)1125; No. (1)1150; s  No. (2)1275/     n !  Motor high-speed Washing Machine;  this is absolutely thc,  best  and  easiest  working hand-power  machine  made;!  Price    $20.00 j  AXEL GREASE���������������������������in 1-lb. tins, 15c tin!  COLUMBIA  PRY  CELL BATTERIES;  all new stock and!  high-grade; Price      60c  VAVA SPRAY���������������������������in %-gallon tins   Arm   districts  for  the   famous   Sharpies'   Sqction-feed  Cream Separators.  Simplicity,  Efficiency  and Durability  arc   thc  strong  features of this machine.  Thc principle on which it works is different from any  other  Separator made.  Jt  is  absolutely  guaranteed   to  skim   cleaner  than  any  other Separator or skimming device in existence.  Wc have a few in Nos. 3 and 4 sizes which wc can still  sell at last year's prices.  No. 3���������������������������capacity 350 to 450 lbs. per hour; price. .. .$85.00  No. 4���������������������������capacity 450 to 550 lbs. per hour; price. .$100.00  We deliver and sel up the machines.  New prices will bc $10.00 advance on these.  It makes no difference how fast you turn this machine,  it will skim clean at widely different speeds; only the  faster you   turn it the faster you gel  through  thc job.  SCREEN WIRE, CLOTH POULTRY NETTING, and  SCREEN WINDOWS    1.75  ALABASTIC  Crack-filler  and  Sqrfacer���������������������������in  1-lb.   packages.  Mends thc bad spots in plaster before putting on new _���������������������������__>..__   .,~-���������������������������^ rw^-mo    ,������������������,���������������������������>     ���������������������������.,        , ,    ,  coat of Alabastinc; price  15c EtFECTO AUTO PAINTS���������������������������$2.00 wjll. make your car look  We have just received a shipment of Tinware  as good as new,  3  fully well, and after the surface mS .which the rising generation fi  has had a chance lo'drv-a liltle, | receives. ;     "��������������������������� ��������������������������� \\)  ' I]  Wc  and  Graniteware from factory.  No. 9 Tin Boilers, copper bottom   .....$4.25  Granite Tea Kettles   $1;75 & $2.75  stock Wear-Ever Aluminum ware.    Our prices  thc same as catalogue houses in Winnipeg,  buy  ic at  the  same  at home  nnd less trouble.  arc just!  Cheaper lo [  All colors in stock except Red.  | PAINTS, OILS and VARNISHES for every purpo  j lowest market prices.  PLUMBING,  HEATING  and  TINSMITHING���������������������������Let  us  !    '   you  plans,  prices ,and  specifications  on  any work  you  have ih mind.      We clid the first work in this line in  give  Northern Okanagan. and 90 per  done���������������������������big jobs and little ones-  cent, of all ti.dt has been  ���������������������������have been done bv us.  before it is cut up with, traffic,!     It has been arranged that Mi  it   will   make   a   smooth,   fine:Kyle, return  to  Enderbv at  an  road.     Dragging  at   this   stage .early date in order to address a  =  fills ruts and .sends (he water to|public meeting oirthe.auestion,  [j  Bissell  Carpet Sweepers  Cleveland Bicycles, Price  .$4.00  each  Mail your orders or your enquiries to us.  . . .. .$50.00 our prompt and careful attention.  They will receive  the ditches. After this soft stage  comes a sticky stage when the  mud will roll up under*'the drag  and   Uic   roads   cannot   be   rc-  and it is hoped that interest in  such a vital, matter will be. the  means of gathering  ience.   :'-���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  a large and-  0  Fulton Hardware Company, Ltd.  ENDERBY, B. C.  1  i  I  o  i  5  S  i  0  S  1  1  o  0-  i  Q)<r^C)<T->C)<==>0< ">() OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  In   which   is   merged   the   Armstrong   Advertiser   and  Enderbv Press.  EXPENSIVE RETRENCHMENT  Published  everv  Thursday  at  Armstrong,  B.C.,  at  <? 2  a year,  by-Walker  &  Cahy.  H. ^1. W'alkkh.  Editor ft Manager.   Advertising rates: Transient, 40c an inch first insertion. 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising, $1 an inch per month. 0  ~������������������ THURSDAY, APRIL 18, l9io  ARMSTRONG CELERY  Market Commissioner Grant, who probably  knows the Northwest market better than any individual shipper or shipping organization, is authority for the statement that Armstrong celery  will capture and hold any market ih America  against all competition, and will demand a higher  price. He told the writer, on his recent, visit to  the Okanagan that Armstrong celery has a reputation throughout the East that assures a continuous demand at the highest prices. He said,  however, that it was thc opinion of thc buyers,  that thc quality of the celery shipped last season  wtis not as good as that upon which this reputation was made, and he regretted that there should  be this feeling on the part of the buyers.  Plow much reason there is for this compiaint  onlv our growers and shippers are in a position  to say, but there is this about it they cannot get  away from: if there is any cause for the feeling  that cause should be looked into and if possible  remedied. Even second quality Armstrong celery is better than the, first quality on the market  from other celery-growing localities. Yet it will  not do to let Armstrong first quality go down.  The higher the quality is kept the surer will be  thc permanent market and the better the price.  Th world cannot excel Armstrong's first quality  product, for which there will always be an unlimited market. But buyers quickly detect any  falling off in quality and even the slightest  cause for complaint might weaken the hold of  thc Armstrong, celery growers on the market.  WHY IS IT?  To hear some folk talk one might think that  B. C. had unlimited food for which she can get  no market, but if this is so what is the answer to  the following questions from a Vancouver paper:  l.-Why does B. C. have to cat Alberta beef for  six months of the year?  2. Why is 90 per cent, of B. C.'s ham and bacon  imported from Alberta, Toronto and Seattle?  3. Why is 90 per cent of B. C.'s lamb and mutton imported from  United Stales'?  " 4. Why is most of B. C.'s supply of turkeys,  geese, ducks and chickens imported from Ontario and United States middle west?  5. Why does B. C. send $3,000 per day to Alberta for butter and eggs?  With thc added problem of transportation, one  which is very difficult in this province, why  should this present condition exist?  These questions refer to home consumption.  * and we must solve that and also the problem of  '  helping to feed part of Europe.  Lad^: Drummond cabled the National Council  of Women recently: "Every ounce of energy  thrown into the work of stimulating and achiev-  ving food conservation, particularly at this time,  is of. vital service to thc Allied cause. There is  ���������������������������need for Canada to give all she can of cereals,  meat, bacon, butter and cheese."  AL^ ARE BRAVJS tyJSN  One cannot listen to a soldier talk who has returned from the front without feeling disappointed. Not in the man: not in what that man  nor the other heroes of whom he is a type have  done and are doing. The disappointment comes  in hearing from him so little of the great war and  the part he played in it while serving at the front.  But one's first disappointment is soon replaced  by admiration for the brave fellows. Admiration  because they have done so much and say so little  about it.  Wc have to look elsewhere for any knowledge of what our men are doing. And so >we take  this little excerpt from what Gipsy Smith recently said in an address in New York. Gipsv  Smith the evangelist was born in a tent. He went  through four gas attacks in France in his three  ^yearsLsei^lcc-in^VNLG.A .-work,-a nd-thc=King-of  England decorated him for the work he had done  in keeping up the spirits of the men.  "They've got my  heart,"  said  the evangelist,  "those boys who arc fighting without thought of  being  heroes.     I'd  rather  untie  their shoelaces!  than preach the greatest sermon in the world. }'���������������������������  just want to serve them, and I didn't care whether I did it washing cups or scrubbing floors ori  handing out chocolate or preaching.-The bravest  man  1 saw oyer there?    They all were.    Every  hoy who goes inlo the trenches, every- man who  goes   over   the  enemy's   lines   in*: an" aeroplane,  every lad in thc now should have a medal."  Some remarkable contrasts betwen the administration expenses of Brilish Columbia and other  'provinces of Canada were presented to the Vancouver Board of Trade some nights ago by a  special committtce which was appointed to investigate the question of provincial and municipal taxation. Thc committee had prepared several schedules showing in detail the expenditures  of British Columbia and other provinces _ and  what was termed the "extraordinary" increase in  civil government salaries was one item on which  special stress was laid. It was also pointed but  that British Columbia's expenditure on civil government was higher than Ontario or Quebec, as  well lis Alberla' and Saskatchewan, and it was  further emphasized that0 this'province, was the  only onc in the Dominion where an income tax  was necessary.  "We, as a committee," concludes, the report,  "feel that it is necessary for the..public be more  fully acquainted with the financial affairs-of the  province than they are at present and are still of"  the opinion that the government be urged to appoint an expert, as was suggested by your committee, to investigate the whole question of provincial administration." %  "Returning to the expenditure on civil government, we find from this schedule that they are  as follows throughout the provinces of Canada:  British Columbia, $1,555,562; Alberta, $485,528;  Saskatchewan, $343,719; Ontario, $826,653;  Quebec, $649,156.  "The discrepancy between the expenditure of  British Columbia and elsewhere, as shown in the  above figures, is so startling that I have as far as  it is possible from the published accounts, analyzed the civil government expenditure, as will  be found in schedule D. This gives the expenditure in British Columbia, under the head of civil  government salaries and tlie expenditure in Alberta under the head of civil government. I have  given this statement so that there may be no  doubt as to the accuracy, from a comparative  point of view, of these two items of expenditure.  It shows that in Alberta, with a population of  roughlv 500,000, they can administer the province with an expenditure of $379,507, whereas  in British Columbia, with a population of probably 400,000 persons, it cosls $1,477,611 for thc  same expenditure.  "To take one outstanding item, namely, the  civil government salaries," the report continues,  "we find that during the years mentioned the expenditures on this item alone liaA-c been as follows: 1910, $389,701,; 1913, $857,092; 1917, $1,-  477,611; 1918, $1,453,256. Thc increase shown  by these figures are so extraordinary as to, in  themselves, warrant some explanation. The  population of British Columbia today is little  more than in 1910. and yet our provincial government's salary bill has increased over 350 per  cent....It shows that with an average expenditure throughout Canada of $6.56 per head of population, we have spent $17.34."  Excellent Values  Much Below  Today's Cost   and  Prepaid   to  Your Own Door.  WOOL. WOOL. WOOL  Hudson's Bay Point Blankets are actually  worth today not less than twenty  dollars a pair, and this is a low price  for such extraordinary- Blankets'. We  have these colors in stock:  navy, green  .khaki and Grey.  8-lb   weight   .  10-lb   weight  $14.50 per pair  $16 SO per pair  WAR PROFITEERS  The Steel Company of Canada, in its annual  statement recently issued, gives an idea of the  ghoulish crimes of profit-making. The profits of  the concern for 1917 reached $6,040,000, after  making provision for repairs, maintenance, improvements and war-taxes.t. Bond interest anc  dividends accounted for $1,695,000. After providing for depreciation and reserves, the company had a surplus of $1,550,000 to be carried  forward with a previous balance of $4,647,000.  In brief, the profits for the year showed, an. increase of 20 per cent, over 1916 and of no less  than 86 per cent- over 1915.  STATE CONTROL OF THE JNPJVJPPAL  If we have many more laws enacted providing  further state control of the individual, we shall  be prepared to take hold of the Germans where  the Kaiser leaves off when the troops of the Allies  march ,into Rerlin. The recently enacted law  against 'idleness, majting it compulsory for every  ahle-bodied citizen to find employment and to  keep at work, is similar to the law which has  been in force hi Germany for many years, jhe  law worked well there under peace conditions  and should be most effective in times of stress  here when the nation needs the services of every  individual.  I have often wondered what would happen if  there was a shortage of ink. Nothing would so  rapidly conduce to the end of the war.���������������������������Mr. R.  Whiteing.  8  TWANJv VOU  HIGHLY COMMENDED  All Armstrong and Enderbv citizens will remember the ever genial "A l"'Maundrell, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Maundrell. who was in business at  both of these towns before leaving for the front  some three years ago. And all will be pleased to  read what the instructor in catering of the Field  Army Corps had to sav on a recent visit to the  supply depot wherc "Al," now corporal, was in  charge. In his general remarks the instructor  said:  "Tlie corporal cook i.s very capable, and the  dinner which I saw served on'the occasion of my  visit reflected great credit on him, A. E. Maundrell, corporal. The C. 0. desires to make known  his appreciation of the good work performed  and thc interest taken by all  those concerned."  After twenly-five months steady work in all  sorts of weather. Corporal Maundrell, Master  Cook.in tlie Army Sen-ice Corps, is now in the  hospital in England recovering from an operation to his knee lo relieve an injury caused by a  fall while carrying supplies to the men in "the  trendies. He went overseas in March. 1915, ancl  was mentioned in despatches in October last.  The "Okanagan Commoner" is tlie name of a  new paper launched at Armstrong last wee|c,  when the old Armstrong Advertiser and the Enderby Press were merged under the above name.  Tlie Commoner will be published at Armstrong  with H- M- Walker, formerly of the Enderby  Press, as editor. In its initial number the Com-  moner strikes a high point of excellence both as  regards style and material. It is a very distinct  credit to the northern end of the Okanagan which  it will endeavor to serve, and promises to be a  valuable addition to the press of the interior.  There is room for such a publication in the Arm-  strong-Enderby section, and the News wishes it a  full measure of that success which we feel certain it will be found to merit.���������������������������Vernon News.  Last week the Armstrong Advertiser and Enderby Press ceased to exist as separate entities  and have amalgamated their forces for the production of tlie "Okanagan Commoner" which is  thc name by which the new publication will be  known. Tlie times are ripe for retrenchment in  almost every sphere of human activity and the  amalgamation of the two papers who have  served both Armstrong and Enderby district so  faithfully for so many years is indeed a happy  one and we wish tlie new combination everv success in their new venture.���������������������������Salmon Arm Observer.  VALUED AT S3.00  Honey comb Bedspreads in a premier  quality. This is value unapproachable  today, for it is of the old reliable even-  thread weave.    Very large size.  Price       $2 40 each  VALUED AT $1.75  Reversible Turkish Bath Mats, in blues,  greens, pinks and fawns. These are  actually less than prices two years ago.  Priced at    $135 each  VALUED  AT  $5.00  100 Pairs of Best Warp English Bed Sheets,'  extra   heavy   quality,   in   plain   hemmed  and hemstitched.    Full double bed size.  Size 80x99.    Priced at $3.75 pair  VALUED AT $1.75  20 dozen pairs of a very heavy quality  hemstitched Pillow Cases: This is an  old-time quality and extra durable. Sizes,  42 and 44 inches.    Priced     $1.25 pair  PRICED AT $3.75  19   dozen   Dice  Pattern   only,  Table  Serviettes;   very  strong  qualities  which   will  give   you ; endless    wear.      Size   22x22;  1^V^ce_^S......... ...���������������������������.... .$2.75 dozen  TOWELINGS at 3-year-aco Prices  Valued today at 50c per yard. 240 yards  of Linen 'weave roller towel ings, with  red border. This is a startling price,  unequalled   in   Canada   today;  Price              25c- yd  VALUED AT $3.75  50 only; Irish Damask Tabic Cloths; ready  for   immediate   use;   beautiful   designs,  with designed borders; sizes 2x2% yds;  Price    $2.95 each  WE ARE FAIR:    RETURN ANY OF THESE GOODS TO US IF NOT ENTIRELY  TO  YOUR SATISFACTION.       MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT H.  v Hudson's tlm flbmpan.  INCORPORATED 16*������������������  MEXBBffE.BORfilOtE STOKS COMMISSIONER  Mail Order  Department H.  VERNON, B.  C.   BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR STORE  The United States department of agriculture has inaugurated a campaign for the manufacture of cotttagc cheese'  from skim milk. It is asserted  that millions of pounds of meat  can bc saved by converting  waste milk into cheese. A  pound of cottage cheese has thc  food value of a pound of meat.  One or two ounces of bright  flower of sulphur put on a  bright, clear fire will remove  the soot collected on thc flues.  Our Full Line of Vegetable and Flower  Seeds have arrived���������������������������Package and Bulk  Also Timothy, Alfalfa and Clover Seed.  We sell at Rennie's Prices.  , '    A few sacks of Marquis Seed Wheat for sale.  Complete Stock of fresh Groceries .  T������������������EC������������������ & SON,  'PHONE 48  Bell Block, Enderby  WX, great nation! duty tenfoy \* to "coofve."Jf ��������������������������� ������������������ d*y yo* cm*  youmlf as well *������������������ your country. A duty just a* appucaVe to *  _  bouse, or building, a, it is to the thing? you eat and wear.gutting*, in fact, ehow 90 tremendous an increase in cost, that the ������������������mf������������������rtance  creeping them protected ������������������������������������ apparent to aU who Iwwbow ���������������������������teeUwood.  brick and cement have jumped in price. And the cheape������������������t protection you can gjye a bidding ������������������ the tend yon apply  with a brush���������������������������PAJNT. For true protection, scorn the Ineffectual, cheap paint* Uie only  (&r������������������n4wn'f Genuine p.p.)  The Wnd we gua^tee'to poweWas ^important ba������������������e, the above correct formula.  Thi. formula orinted on every can, and guaranteed over our President** signature, commit* us to this ������������������tanderfl. Wf������������������  KtSffildhTSe, we mSst we it in the same proportion aa heretofore. To ������������������������������������������������������������������������ <������������������'* ���������������������������**������������������Z  StState the rmoysA of the guarantee from our canf���������������������������and to do that would injure the reputation that these pain*  h���������������������������W2red?>'���������������������������a������������������n of their superior ingredients. Jt is by using pure white lead and P^^*e.^���������������������������������������������������������������  libeTJSeTthatwe have been Eble to produce a paint that truly ������������������cel? in covering capacrty-aud that stand*  tte ^ere"dunate test" of Canada in a way that spells true economy for eU who use it.  Other 3-H Product* of Sterling Worth  We carry and recommend the following B-H products:  T  in*,ii  oflieej  ndth������������������  k, scon  mi  for Interior finishing  ���������������������������JChina-Lac" ��������������������������� the perfect Varnish  Stain.  Staining the Hoof  "Anchor Brand Shingle Stains" in  19 different colours.  P-H Porch Floor Faint  For Porch Floors. Ceilings an4 pwt������������������  exposed to weather.  Plaster Ceiling* and Walla  "Fresconette"^���������������������������a flat tone oil paint.  Varnishing a Floor  ������������������������������������������������������Floorlustre" excellent for interior  doors.  for Barn and Outbuilding!  Imperial Bara Paint.  Colour Card* and Price* from our local of *���������������������������*���������������������������.  FULTON HABQWARt OQMPANY, LTO.  Enderby. B> 0*  p^AN PRAM fHENPERSON  MONTRIAL  MAUI  FAX  ST JOHN   TORONTO WINfsl#������������������  CAU>Al*V..������������������OMOKTOH   VAHCOUVWI THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  I  \\WWwrKxrwwWxrwwirwww^^ \nrmr\wwmwwwwwm  OUT SALE  A. MUNRO & CO.  ARMSTRONG, B. C.  NOTWITHSTANDING THE EVER ADVANCING VALUES OF TODAY, WE HAVE TO SACRIFICE ALL PROFITS TO EFFECT A CLEARANCE OF THIS  DOLLAR  STOCK  BEFORE S. Sgt. MUNRO RETURNS OVERSEAS j  Dry Goods. Men's Wear, Boots and Shoes, etc. at Slaughter Prices  DRESS GOODS AND LADIES' WEAR  DRESS GOODS  All Wool Dress Tweeds, exceptional value; sale price    .95c yd  Brown and Green Wool Dress Serge, for 95c yd  Wool Lustre, in black, navy and white, for 75c yard  All Wool Panama Cloth, in sand color, to clear ......50c yard  Heavy Corduroy Velvet, in saxe, green and grey, to clear. .75c yd  Colored Cashmerctte, a good assortment of colors 29c yard .  Colored Jap Silk, 27-inches wide   39c .yard  Fancy Colored Silk arid Foulards 49c yard  MIDDIES AND SKIRTS  Ladies' White Middies, with fancy colored-striptd colors;  also  in plain white; SALE PRICE $1.25  Children's White Middies, slip-over style, splendid value for. 85c  Ladies' White Voile Waists, values up to $2.25, for $1.45  Ladies' White Dress Skirts, a limited quantity only .. $1.65 eacft  Ladies' Dark Cream Skirts, splendid value for ...;... $1.50 each  Children's and Misses' Dresses at cleaning prices  LADIES' SHOES  High' and   Medium   Top   Tan,   Russian   Calf;   Button   Bals.;  regular values  up  to  $6.00;  for    $3.95  pair.  Tan Welted;,Button and Lace Oxfords; reg. $5.50; for ..$2.95  Black and Tan Pumps and Oxfords; selling at ..'. .$2.25.  American-made Fancy Pumps;  smart style, at  ....*-.. .$2.50  Colored Poplin Pumps  at $1.50 pair  Girls' Shoes, all sizes in stock, worth $3.25; to" clear $2.75  " " " "   -'������������������������������������-.    $3.00,     to clear $2.50  Ladies' Empress Welted Shoes, in Vici Kid, patent toe. .$4;50 pr  OWING TO SALE PRESSURE  WE REGRET BEING UNABLE  TO FILL MAIL ORDERS THE  SAME DAY. THESE WILL  BE FILLED AT NIGHT AND  MAILED NEXT DAY WITHOUT FAIL.  Infants' Dongolas, strap slippers at 75c.  Macfarlane White Canvas Shoes,' sizes for $1.00,  $1.15; White ankle strap for 65c.  Odd sizes in Infants Shoes to clear at 75c, $1.25  and $1.50.  Macfarlane's Fat Baby Shoes in Black and Tan,  to clear at $2.25  the Price ol these Goods  Makes it Impossible for  us to Charge or Send  Out on Approval  Millinery  We are clearing ont all our Trimmed Hats; values up to $7.50;  to clear at  .'  95c to $2.50  Any of our stock of flowers or Mount* for half prices marked-  One Defiance Sewing Machine* shghtly used m  the store, worth $35.00, in perfect condition for   .;.-'.      $22.50'  LACE CURTAINS  Fern Lace Curtains, 50-inches wide, 3 yds long, for .... 65c pair  White Lace Curtains, 40-inches by, 2V& yds long, for .. 75c- pair  White Curtain Scrim, Fancy Hemstitched Border ... :30c yard  Colored Bordered White Curtain Scrim, splendid value .. 25c yd1  TOWELS  Heavy Brown Turkish Towels, 42x22    30c each  White Turkish Towels, large size; 2 for V 45c  Linen Tea Towels, made especially for A. Munro & Co.  to clear  ;....,   2 for 25c  GINGHAMS AND PRINTS  English Butte Prints, in high colors, cleaning price ... .20c yard  English Butte Prints, indigos ;  22'^c yard  A   large   assortment   of   Fancy   Muslins   and   English   Cotton  Crepes; to clear      15c yard  Plain and Striped Ginghams; a large, assortment of patterns;  to clear at    15c, yard  DAMASK CLOTH  Union Damask Table Linen; lovely designs; regular 85c yard,  . pre-war price;  today    ������������������  65c yard  Linen Table Damask; ^regular 95c; to clear .75c yd  Extra Heavy Damask Table Linen; regular, $1.10;    V  to clear                SScyard  Pure Linen Damask, regular.$1.55; closing out price ..... .$1.35  Heaw Cotton Damask, 60-inches wide. ..... V ..7.V.V45c yard  LAtitES', MISSES & CHtLPftfiN'S WHITE CANVAS BOOTS  Pumps and Sport Shoes; new goods, just arrived; marked' now  at going-out-of-business prices. .       ������������������     -a*- \ ��������������������������� s ��������������������������� >    7^  Our entire stock of Uhtrimmed Straws to be cleared at 35c up  Children's Hats at snap prices; a large variety in stoc|c  to clear . -  25c up  PQNT MW *'tflt?W: MPNPY SAVWSTO*.WW*  SUMMER ANP TJ3NNJS WEAP  lien's Striped Flannel pants, worth $5.50, for  f2.5G  Men's White flannel pants, today $6.50, for . -    3.5Q  Men's Puck Outing Pants, worth $2.25, for    1.25  White Pucjc Shirts :  .- v...     85c  tyen's Sport Shirts    1-00  Heavy Silk Shirts, striped, white and purple    2.5Q ������������������ 2,95  "fine Panamas from ���������������������������$2.95 each    floaters from l.QQ  White Canvas Oxfords arid Plucbers     1.25 and W*  Wash Ties, 10c;        Silk Collars, 25c;        Silk Socks, 45c & 75c  White ������������������e|ts, 50c; Ligjtf Suspenders, 25c;   Si||c lustre Socks, 25c  Men's Shower-proof Overcoats,  worth $8.95, for ...;..f4:95  Melton Overcoats, velvet collar,  for  :. flO.OQ  Plack Stiff Felt Pats .;..������������������1.00  A few Stetson Pats at .,.. .12,50  Soft felts from ....: v...75c  Oft*rt W������������������*t*4 for C������������������t|i  fUgifttr* ������������������*tr#  l*rf������������������   S������������������ft,   G|������������������tt    C#bln������������������tt,   Counttri,  T*M*ff f������������������tur*t> Pic.  pNPf!#WJ?4R  Stanfield's Union Suits, mercerised silk finish, worth today, W.0Q  selling at  ;    JMt-7H  Stanfield's No. A. C, hue Summer Pihhed; worth $2.00 each  Shirts and Drawers selling at  $l-3������������������  Fine Quahty Silk Stripe Union Suits, now  P95  pafhriggan Shirts, and drawers, iu pink, tan, black, natural, etc  worth today, 75c; NOW 5Qc  Pr. Jaeger's Celebrated Pure Wool Goods, for all-tbe-year wear;  one-third Q������������������ Jaeper catalogue price*.  galhriggan Union Suits, splendid quality; NOW &\-QQ  Boys' Merino Shirts and prawers, worth 75c; for 45c each  poys' Palbriggan Shirts and Prawers, worth 50c for 35c well  Poys' StanfleJd Shirts and Prawers, med. weight, for .. .95c each  MPtf'* WQUft |������������������OOTr^|l4nBCW������������������r77Wr  peahody's Covert Pants  $2.75 pair  peabody's Striped Overalls $1.90 pair  Gray and Striped Pants  $1.50 pair  Peabody's Work Shirts .... $1.00 each  Plack Gloves, gauntlet  75c  Heavy Work Pluchers   $2.93  t-eckie's Make Grain Pinchers  $4.75  Lecjtie's Make Tan Pluchers  $4.75  Worsted Soc|cs 25c       Heavy Wool 35c  Tweed Pants fl.75, $2.25, $2.95 pair  Heavy Canvas Roots  $2.45 pair  HflN'S ANP POTS' CLOTHING PABCUJNS  Suits at less than thc price of the cloth today  Men's Tweed Suits  .$8.95, $9.75, $10.75, $12.75  Men's Worsted and Fine Cloths $15.00, $15.50, $16.75, $19.75  poys' Tweed Suits at $2.25, 3.25;     Flannel $4.50  Boys' Cotton Pants 45c, 60c & 90c  Poys* Tweed Pants  95c, $1.15 & $1.25  34 to 36 odd Coats, now $1.25 to $2.50  peahody's Corduroy Pants  $3.75  peahody's Plack Overalls  $1.90  Peahody's Striped Jumper Coats $1.90  peahody's Plack Coats $1.90  Clark's Pigskin Gloves $1.65  Odd lines Overalls   $1.40  Heavy Plue Shirts $1.00  Heavy Khaki Puck    90c  Heavy Park Flannelette   -. .$1.00  Plack Sateen Shirts   75c  Plue and Grey Striped   75c  AUL SALE GOODS  STPJCTPY CASH.  Sportsman Khaki Pants    $1.75  Sportsman Green Pants      J.75  Park Grey Pants      1.50  Peahody's Khaki Coats     L90  Pob Long Coats   P50  Poys' Khaki Coats     1.00  poys' peahody's Coats    1.00  Poys' Plack Overalls     1.00  Poys' plack Overalls    65c  Poys' Plack Shirts   55c  Poys' Work Shirts  65c & 75c  BOOTS ANP SPOPS  "K" Heavy Work Boots, worth today $9.00 : 15.95  "K" Black and Tan Oxfords, worth $7.50, for ������������������5.00  Broadway Darki Tan Button Bals for ..;  f5.50  Broadway Black Blucher and Button Bals $4.50 & 5.00  High Top Work Boots     $5.50  A few only, Boys' Boots $1.95 to $2.75  Boys'  Canvas  Bulchers  at     85c  MEN'S    WHITE    FLANNELETTE    NJGHTSHWTS  extra heavy quality, worth today $1.75, for $1 OO  MEN'S PYJAMAS, worth today, $2.25 for  SI 25  BOYS'     HEAVY    FLANNELETTE     NJGHTSHWTS  for 75c  A. MUNRO & CO. - Armstrong'  ' 'i  - 'i  i  >  'n  i  j 1  ���������������������������".  ' -1  il  1  (  K7m  il  \\i_\^_^v_\^^ 02202122223^ M  ��������������������������� lo.  t  \ _,   OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1918  Playj the Game  It is easy to pin a flag on your coat -���������������������������'  And shout what jou're going to do;  But I notice the feller that hollers the most  Isn't there when it's time to come through.'  If you ask him how comes it he hasn't signed up,  You'll he swamped with all kinds of excuses;  Instead of the ace that he claimed he was  He's just one of the old dirty deuces.  '-i  ��������������������������� The fellow that wo-.ships his country at heart,  And will give up his all for her gladlyy  Is the chap that goes round saying nothing at all,  Not the one who is shouting so madly.  You will find his John Hancock right there with the  firs!, ,���������������������������������������������������������������������������������*". '.'��������������������������� ���������������������������'��������������������������� *  And you won't, find him boasting about it,  For when the time comes to deliver the goods  He isdhereall the time���������������������������don't you doubt it.  Now which is your class, the holler and shout,  Who are missing whenever they're wanted,  Or the quiet brigade that delivers the goods,  Marching on to the,front nothing daunted? '  If you honor and love mighty Liberty's cause,  If you're worthy the country that bore you,  You wont waste your time shouting what you will do,  But will quietly do what's before you.  ���������������������������Boston Transcript.  READ AND PONDER  Thoughtful Words of a Returned Veteran that Give an  A Insight Into the Soldier's  Mind  ��������������������������� While' our parlor-chair reformers are lying awake between  luxurious naps .thinking about  what we are going to do with  our returned soldiers, our soldiers arc apparently shaping up  a solution of the problem "what  arc we going to do with our civilians���������������������������our stay-at-homes." Listen to and ponder o'er what  David Loughan says in thc B. C.  Veterans' Weekly:  Out there where the harvest  of death is being reaped, and  men are within an ace and a second of eternity, money counts  for less than the earth in a sandbag.   But here at home���������������������������  Ah! the difference! Private  cars for thc profiteers���������������������������colonist  cars for their defenders. Economy preached to the absent soldier's wife and family���������������������������extravagance practised by those who  preach it. Five and. a half per  cent patriotism paraded by thc  rich���������������������������patriotism that leads to  lhe grave embraced by the humble.  No! I am no socialist. But in  view of -what is taking place in  The Mystery of Luck  A little bit of effort, a little  bit of thought, a little hit of  daring and of pluck, a little bit  of courage in the fight that's being fought���������������������������all this is often  looked upon as luck.  A little bit of vision, and of  faith a little too; a bit of.stern  resistance when you're struck;  quite a lot of purpose in the  work you have to do���������������������������all this is  the masonry of luck.  A little bit of wisdom and the  magic of a smile, some real determination when you're  struck; the grit to keep a-going  till you make another mile, are  catalogued and labeled under  luck.  The 'wish to travel pathways  that were never trod before, to  hold the lines against the foes  that buck; to, keep the spirit  beating When the flesh is weak  and sore���������������������������all this is in the parentage of luck.  To do the right when wrong  would seem to fill your purse  ���������������������������with gold; to cling to truth nor  fear the devil's muck; to play  your part unselfishly, be ever  brave and bold���������������������������herein you find  tlie mystery of luck.���������������������������Detroit  Free Press.  Relatives and Civil Service  Jas. Weir .member of the Alberta legislature, elected on the  ! Non-partizan ticket, says that in  | looking over the civil service list  he found, two ministers of. the  | cabinet had thirty-two relatives  in the public service.  , The returned soldiers were at the bottom of the list, having the poorest jobs with the least pay given  to   public   servants.     Tlie   civil  service list cost about $750,000  a  year;   this  for  a  population  about as great as Toronto.  Garbage as Hog Feed  Feeding Grain in Stock Yards  No 'grainy may now be fedvto  livestock awaiting slaughter in  stock yards eight hours before  killing. Barley above grade 3  and oats above No. 1 Feed may  not be fed to stock in stock  yards. Millable wheat may not  be bought or sold as poultry  feed. Grain for feeding or decoying migratory wild fowl is  prohibited except under licence  by the Canada Food Board.  When out for a motor drive,  stop over at the King Edward,  Enderby. Sunday dinner.   At Winnipeg some switching France   this   moment,   and   of  what I sec and know to be going  on from coast to coast of insincerity in high piaccs, of unconcerned disregard as to thc true  state of affairs, and the burden-  bearing of this war's suffering,  took place, ancl now we arc on  our wav again with thc private  car "Comarty" attached to the  rear of the train. To the ordinary passenger this small detail  is of no interest, but to mc il is,  for I am a first contingent man. t WOIMfcr how it will all end.  ���������������������������J'he private car is occupied by Sooner or later those who  ���������������������������Ross, of Montreal, and a lain- pajti uic pjpcr ujll call the tune,  ily party. Thc money that poys p0 you understand?  for this car is Ross rifle money.  More on that point is unnecessary, though the temptation is  great to"record some of the endings of my own comrades, who  died with jammed Ross rifles in  their  hands.     What  a  ghostly  could  bc  ���������������������������"guard    of    "honor"  formed���������������������������but  I   am   disgressing  from thc point.    What I wish  enlightenment on is this:    How.  comes it lhat thc Canadian gov  Eclipse of the Sun  The forthcoming year will  yield at IcjjsI one notable astronomical event, regarded from  thc pur.ely spectacular and lay  point of view.  -  This will bc the eclipse of thc  sun on. tlie afternoon of June 8,  no led in ,thc calendars as "vis-  ernment���������������������������elected   for   thc   sole il>ic as a partial eclipse through  purpose of providing means and  "measures for the effective prosecution of the war���������������������������which is  consistently' preaching the necessity of economy and conservation, and constantly warning  the "people" oi* whal will happen if SUch advice is not followed, allows the observation  car lo bc taken off our train in  thc interests of economy and  sanctions thc addition of a "private" car? The lalt'cr0 weighs  ninetv Ions, while the former is  but about sixty. Thc observation  car provides needed relaxation  for a number of passengers a I a  out'Norlh America; in thc U. S.  thc ioial phase will be visible  from the Slate of Washington  to Florida in a belt of 120 miles  -wide iU Hie west end and 50 sit  thc cast. From an elevat'ioii Thc  moon's shadow may be seen advancing eastward 'over this  route at 'terrific speed, making  liie 3.000 miles in .47 minutes.  The speed will be least on Uic  Pacific and greatest on lhc Atr  Ian lie. Along f:hc Allan lie seaboard lhc sun will sel- morc or  less eclipsed. South, of belt of  totality ihe norlhcrn limb of the  sun will bc eclipsed and north  Saskatoon, Sask., feeds 500 to  800 hogs on garbage mixed with  a small amount of grain. The  city of Worcester, Mass.. feeds  3,000 hogs on garbage; Springfield, Mass., sells $50,000 worth  of municipal fed hogs; Grand  Rapids, Mich., feeds. 300 cattle,  400 sheep and 700 pigs on garbage and a certain amount of  luvy. Arlington, Mass., Lowell.  Mass., Fall River, Mass. and  Providence, R. I.���������������������������:all distribute  their garbage to private companies who feed it to livestock.  Who Can Tell?  Some people were made to be soldiers; ������������������  The Irish were made to be Cops:  Saner Kraut was made for the Germans:  Spaghetti was made for tlie wops;  Fish were made to drink water;  Bums were made to drink booze;  Banks were made to keep money,  and ,'r =  Money was made i'or the Jews.  Everything was made Lo bo useful,  Everything we know, but a miser.  God made Wilson, for President.  - but  Who in Hell made the Kaiser?  >o<  XX  >o  o  Water Glass [  Procure your supply early,  By purchasing early, the  tellable brand put up  by the  *   NATIONAL DRUG AND  CHEMICAL CO. -  less dead.weight than a private j 0r j[ lhc southern.   Thc size will  the distance onc  LWTniT^f~tlTG"TliTF  car.  w  hicli.  decrease  I fin"!":  wilh  luxurious- cx-  1ravagancc  "nm:l=a="'TButragcousr  waste" "accommodates" a parly  of four.    No!-   I am wrong.    A  chef, a waiter, a llunkey and a  njaid must be added as "crew."  Fitted with  every modern  contrivance   for   comfort   and   pul- j  alia! elegance, built of steel for j  safely, and containing an assortment" of culinary perfections not;  equalled   probably,  in   Hueking-  ham Palace loday, one wonders , om:;-non  wi tli  sun,   everv  240  or onc  meter   of   lhc  miles/'  The eclipse will begin aboul  1 .-10 p.m. on ,Iunc 8lh. Thc  greatest obscuration will bc  about 3.05 p.m. and lhc eclipse  will be over a I -J .20 p.m.. which  means tliat observers will have  a lillle more than two and a  lalf hours  lo ubservclhe phon  al the plan of life which provides so fully for one and so  sparsely for anolher. Has llie  man or woman a soul who can  revel lhis day in the lap of* luxury and peace and safety while  countless thousands are locked  in a death-grip struggle for thc |  ���������������������������world's freedom? Can even not  faint conception of .lhc awful f  drama being enacted in France J.  penetrate the dollar-plated se-11  surity of such people? Is their ;v  imagination so dulled and their V-  conscience so rubberized tliat j ^  thev cannot depict, in their |*  mind's eye, the fields that today j������������������  are drenched in human blood!?  and covered wilh mangled flesh j $  ���������������������������after the thunders of artillery j *  have lessened, after the piercing-"I?  scream and roar and car Hi-1 ������������������  shaking crash of tbe barrage ;v  has died away. And the dead?!-!.  Thc flower of our youth, whose!:;*  sightless eyes and 'crumpled $  forms bear witness to iheir lov  altv. their coui'age. Iheir defi  a nee even of dcalh. and Iheii  conception of unselfish duty.  .  Al flic lime of thc greatest  obscuration about 05 per ccnl.  of ihe sun's disc will be cccul-  0  jj E;. T. ABBOTT  y  Drugs. Stationery and  Tobacco.  . ARMSTRONG-, B. 0.  I  ****  ****  |  o  I  \*  0  S  i  i  Balgregp Premier  The Registered Clydesdale  Stallion  ���������������������������will stand for service at Ids  own yard, oil the Creamery  Road; starting April 15th  and will stand till August 1st  The ice will be $12.00 to insure mare with foal. All  marcs nuist be properly, attended to and brought back  at tht right time which is 21  da\-s from the time of service  And any person disposing ot  mare after she is bred and before shc proves to be with or  without foal (having been inspected by the owner of the  the stallion) will be liable for  the fee.  I, GIBS  5  *w  J  3  3  0  w  0  i  3  0  3 Owner and Groom. D  0<..  >l)  Some women exhilarate one like  a glass of old wine; some chafe  one like a badly laundered shirt;  some soothe one like a pipe of tobacco; some affect onc .like an  aching tooth at three in the morn-'  *:���������������������������  CITV OF ARMSTRONG  Board of Health  SANJTAftY NOTICE  led by the;  inn lion o  nim ked.  moon, and  1*   light  will  the dim-  be   quite  .;..;..;..>^������������������.;������������������j..;..;...������������������i...^.;.  :������������������v������������������.:-:������������������::-:������������������  MAT. HASSEN  Auctioneer and Livestock  Salesman  ARMSTRONG       B.C.  1 Iki ve    a    wide   acquaintance  amongst    buyers.       Consult     me  a sale,  of any  dispose  U&Z������������������Si-  Take advantage of our weekly  shipments of fresh fish.  GEO. R. SHARPE  \Vr-rOLKSAt.E - RETAIL-. BUTCHER  Dissolution  of  Partnership  Notice is hcrebv given that the  partnership of Dill Bros has been  dissolved,  from  April  1st, 1918.  All accounts owing the said firm  should be paid forthwith, lo E. B.  Dill or F. B. Dili, at their established place of business. All claims  against thc said firm must bc rendered to them before April 30, 1918  AS B. DILI.  E.   B.   DILL  .  Enderbv,   B.   C.  April   Jlh,  1918.  Notice is hereby given to property- owners and householders in  the" city, that they are required, to  remove all garbage and refuse, elc.  from their premises forthwith,-and  to keep them in- a. sanitary condition  hereafter.  Any person guilty of-an infraction of the provisions of the Health  Bv-law is subject to a tine of 825.00  ERNEST GROVES,  34-2 City Clerk  t>:ke^noticej  T wish to give public notice that  I am no longer, manager of thc  farming operations carried on at  the Schubert farm by Sing Lee Co.,  and will not be responsible for any  debis contracted in connection  therewith after this date.  WAUGH KING.  Armstrong, B.C., April 1, 191S.  I. V. SAUDER CO., VERNON  202 Kail wav Ave.,   Near   C.P.R. Depot  n'l.cn you want lo hold  AIho send me p.'irtienlars  surplus stoclc yon wish to  PHONE No. 34  . -,���������������������������"���������������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������*.*���������������������������.*',  !  I PAY CASH for POULTRY  and EGGS  Shipments solicited whether  large or small. Remittance  ma"de on day of receipt of goods  a I prevailing market prices.  A. E. SAGE      -Armstrong, B.C.  !i  Ji    :ili   erv.mt.-ies.   A?k   for  our   IXVKN-  ���������������������������i'.jK'S .ADYCSEtt.wiiieh will bc sent free.  MATRON &-��������������������������� MSSSl<y$.  Ute   University     ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.-   iViontr5-.lt  The Joy of Motoring  * - V ���������������������������'"*.    - ���������������������������'���������������������������'.',  ET the Ford car introduce you to the beauties  of Nature and the outside world.   Let it  take you into the country, or along the  lakes where the air is fresh and sweet. " "���������������������������  A Ford car will open up new fields of pleasant  possibilities for you and your family and at the  same time serve you faithfully in business.  No doubt you have felt the need of a car���������������������������  your wife has often said, "I wish we had a car,?'  so why not buy one now ? There is no other car  that gives such good value for the money invested as a Ford. This is why the Ford car is  so popular everywhere.  The Ford is powerful, easy to drive, economical, enduring.   It is the car you need.  Runabout - $575  Touring ��������������������������� ��������������������������� $595  Coupe - ��������������������������� $770  Sedan - ��������������������������� - $970  Chassit - - $535,  THE UNIVERSAL CAR      One*tonTruck $750  F. O. B. FORD, ONT.  MACK & RANDS,   Dealers,   Enderby, fi. C.  Deater, Armstrong, B.C.  D. C. LEARY.  Preliminery Notice  AUCTION SA7UL  I will sell by public auction on c  ���������������������������Saturday, April 27th  at the Francis Warehouse, Armstrong, a quantity  ofliigh-cla'ss   household   furniture,   good   implements, also some cattle and horses  See PWers Next Week  C.  Real Estate and Insurance Agent.  Auctioneer and Mve S|ocfc Sajeiwm  AflMSTPUNG, H. V.  ntt-M  **wm  MM  1  The next time you require    ^  anything in   Commercial     ��������������������������� '    y  Printing��������������������������� /& .  l^etterHee^s  ]L,oose-lLeaf &  Standard  3i|lheads  =pn-v-el-opes  Circular Utters  Business Cards  ffc,  Tell us your needs and let us give you an estimate on the  cost We can give quick service and produce Job Printing  that satisfies, at live and let live prices.     Phone or write.  THE WALKER PRESS THE CARV PRESS  Enderby Armstrong  Northern Okanagan Creamery  'Ware a' home institution worthy of your patronage���������������������������your Cream-  cry Our product is THE BEST. Our selling arrangements are perfect.  ��������������������������� We have a real Buttermaker in charge���������������������������one that is horonable and honest From March, 1917 to March, 1918 our selling price advanced oc per  pound or about 10 per cent; Our output increased in the same time over  1L per cent. We showed an increase in March over the previous month  of over 15 per cent. Since Dec. ,1917 Ave have increased the price of  butterfat from 43 to 50 cents���������������������������an increase of 16 per cent.  Don't simply "WATCH US GROW" : but rather "HELP US TO  GROW."    Until further notice we will pay���������������������������  50 cents" per pound  for BiHtcrfat, F. O. B. any station in the Okanagan, delivered at thc  54ameS or'oiliice of the Secretary. We pay all Express charge,  and return cans free. Cream to be shipped should test at least 30  per cent.  in tlie " Commoner ? "  n t you try an  It pays others-It wiS! pay you. irHURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1918  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  'Canadian   Food   Board   Tight  ens    the    Rules    Regulating  f|   Pork, Beef and Veal Eating  public eating houses  be subject to licence from  I Canada Food Board.  Thc   Canadian  has sisued new  the  Food  regulations  yarning  'beef and veal in  serving  of  Board  re-  pork.  COLLEGE IN WAR TIME  Keep Up the Studies to Be Prepared for the Future  sac  tlie value of an education. She  has found a way to cpmbine  war work and college training  ���������������������������to insure sane thoughts and  actions in the future. Her verdict is "School as usual.''  An Honest Man  any public cat-  these regula-  Thc danger of forgetting the  future  while  planning  for  the  j present is not so great today as  years  ago.     Thc  ,ing house. Under inese reguia-: jj- was three  ,tions���������������������������"Pork" shall include any:shoc������������������ ol- war has"givcn birth'to  ,-part oi the carcass whether a fincr ant\ broader conccpiion  ,-lrcsh or cured in any form, save jof the true functions of a nation  and except teel, tongues, heads,'a���������������������������d that very conception com  ^arls, livers, kidneys, lard, ��������������������������� pels a  [sausages and olher offal pro- future  duels and products made there-'  M'rom.  'Beef and Veal" shall include  masterly survey of  the  There is an impulse, in some  quarters, to regard attendance  at college a war time luxury  which should bc eliminated in  order that lime and energy demanded in college work may  be devoted to war work. If it  can be shown that war work  suffers because our girls attend  college, then, of course, some  remedy must be applied. But it  must be a remedy that docs not  rob the future. The probability  is that some woman who belongs to today is net doing her  full share of war work.  Facts in the case prove that  thc college girl is not a slacker  in war work. Morc than that  she performs wore war work  and better war work than she  'would do away from college.  Most important of all, she docs  this at a distinct gain for herself in character! growth and  .womanliness���������������������������things   that   arc  Thc  world  has  not  becomemdispcnsible    for    the   future,  poorer during the terrible ycars Thls  personal   gam  comes  bc-  .         _ _ ^ just passed. Neither must it bc-'cause   the   discipline    of   war  any part fo the carcass fresh or come poorer in its ability and wo*'k vitalizes the college work  )curcd in any form save and ex-; willingness to plan for the high-[an������������������ translates it into terms of  tongues, kid  stage  those  of  will  who  action to  cept heads, hearts, tongues, kid-.est  welfare of  ncys and livers.^- come on thc  "Beef and veal may bc served morrow,  at thc evening meal only on any I II 1S a wonderful heritage, and  day and on .Wednesday and Fri-' withal an appalling one that the  day none shall be served. | present generation is preparing  "Pork may bc served at the  for thc next and the least  wc  in  ; morning meal onlv on Sunday, e������������������n do for those who are to  Tuesday and Thursday; and at hc"t our "\lstak<;s and glorious  I  thc noon meal on Monday and  Saturday;" and on Wednesday  and Friday.none shall be served.  At the mid-day meal each day  not more than one ounce of  wheat or wheat product shall be  served; and at every meal where  white bread is served there shall  also be served some substitute  or substitutes such as cornbrcad  or oatcakes.  achievements is to equip them  as well as possible for their responsibilities. For that reason  we must plan more wisely today than ever before for the education of those who are to become the men and women of  tomorrow. They cannot think  great thoughts and undertake  great tasks unless they have  bcen prepared for those things  through education.    What  Except  under special licence'education'shall be"rcsts'entirelv  granted   by   thc   Canada   Food ^ith lls entirely  Board, and in accordance with' ���������������������������   ���������������������������  regulations made by  them, no'  public eating place shall serve  to any onc poison more1 than t  ounce of wheat bread or any  II product made wholly or in,pari  || from wheaien flour between the  liouis of 10 a.m. and 11.30 a.m.;  |) 2.30 p.m. and G p.m.; 9 p.m. and  5.30 a.m.  actual living in a way that was  never true of collge work in the  past. , ,  Trained thinkers and disciplined workers -are in demand  today���������������������������thc supply is not overabundant. The demand in the  future will be even greater. Has  anyone the right to fail to provide for this demand? An Oxford woman who speaks with,  authority says: "The work of  education must go on...:~. *. .if  we sacrifice the standaids for  which we have striven in thc  past we are more truly defeated  than if they (the.Germans) had  marched from end to end of  our land." -~ Surely England is  qualified to speak the, final  word on this subject. She  knows the stress and strain of  war, the value of war work and  !     Rcporls reaching thc Canada  ! Food Board and comment in-thc  i public press go to show that the  j new regulations will have warm  I public approval-   There is no  I doubt that a great deal of food  will be saved by the strict enforcement of these regulations  and there is no doubt that every  ',) ounce of food that can be saved  j is needed hi the countries bcar-  , ing the brunt of the war.  jfnroan nature is such that  when opportunity presents itself, every facility in public eating houses for maintaining the  | pre-war standard of eating and  ! drinking, tbat standard wiU be  maintained      despite. _ puplic  knowledge of tbe necessity of  changing that standard to a war  basis.    Everybody  wilt admit  .the_need. __EvfiEybQ^X_w>lL fee  apt to wait i'or other people to  ij do the saving.   The new rcgula-  ! tions while still, to a certain extent, relying upon voluntary coil operation, add a great deal more  to the clement of compulsion  j than was included in the first  regulations   passed   for   public  j eating houses. The fact that very  ' strict fines arc hanging over the  lj heads of not only proprietors of  I! public eating  houses,  but  cm-  'fployes as well, will have a dc-  icided effect.    Persons violating  ', these  regulations  or  impeding  j their enforcement arc liable to  a penally of not morc than $1,-  iiOOO and not less than $100, or  imprisonment for terms not cx-  jeecding  three months, or both  {fine and imprisonment on con-  / viction  before  a  police  magistrate   or   two   justices   of   the  Get your subscription  - ������������������ *  in during April!  We want JOOQ  JNPPEPWECAN! WPLpyS. T������������������U> YOVB TOWPS  THAT WE Nppp TPW HJSLP. TPJ4< THW WHAT wp  Am TQ PQ������������������ ANP Asp THEM TO WflWAflP TH? FWCE  Of A WAH* syBSCWTJQN.  OR SENP JJS THE NA9PB OF FW^NPS TO WHOM VOP  -WQWP'mw'TO H^VfJ VS S������������������NP A SAMW <WV OH TWO.  Wp SHALL BE GJ.AP ^Q S������������������NP THA CQPJPS, ANP WJB  WILL DOQVH JPWNTAyilNQ.   peace.  Under  the new regulation  55  the  |sword "pork" is substituted  for  ! the word "bacon," it will bc noticed.    Bacon, in  lhc trade use  of thc term, means  the whole  'hog,..but as consumers are ac-  I customed to use it, bacon means  ��������������������������� "bacon," that is, the side or back  of the hog.   Pork���������������������������cured, fresh  for' pickled���������������������������is now all included  in. the regulation, and the consumption   restricted.     Another  point brought out in connection  with the new regulation is that  on and after the first of June,  We are instituting a subscription campaign right now !  We want to add another two hundred names to the list before the end of April.   We can do.it !  ������������������y the end of J9J8 wc want to bring the subscription list  up to f500.   Wc can do it.  The more subscribers wc have the better wc.can make the  paper. It will help thc advertiser; it will help the buyer; it will  help all 'round.  ������������������  There is mutual advantage in  this co-operative  business.  Each helps the othcr, and is in turn help by others.  Individuals,knocking each other don't lead.    They always  come up at the tail end���������������������������and get off' there.  Wherc they should.  The subscription price of the Commoner is $2.00 a year.  To all new subscribers and all old subscribers who pay one  year in advance'from thc 1st of April, 1918, wc shall send il for  the special introductory price of $1.50.  Remember, this introductory price is for thc month of April  only. The price of newsprint, and thc advance all along the line  of printer's supplies, makes thc $1.50 price a losing business  proposition. But wc intend to give you ten fold morc at thc  $2.00 price than you have got heretofore at the $1.50 price, so  you can see that you will bc ahead in thc end.  All paid up subscriptions lo thc Enderby Press and thc Armstrong Advertiser will be filled by thc Commoner. To all subscribers of either of the merged papers wc will send thc Commoner for one month,'when we shall expect to have your..-renewal subscription, or to'be notified that you do not wish to continue a subscriber. By the end of April we hope to have a clean,  paid-up subscription list of 900 or 1000.  It will be better for aHl, subscribers, advertisers and publishers, if it is so.  Won't you help us to make it ?  Address���������������������������  WALKER & CARY,  Either Enderby or Armstrong.  Here's a chap who speaks right  oul ancl lells some homely truths  when he says:  I HAVE BEEX in this BUSINESS  since 1901.  I HAVE BEEN  PLEASING and  DISPLEASING the People  Ever since:  I Have CUSSED  and BEEN CUSSED,  and DISCUSSED;  I have becn  BOYCOTTED,  TALKED ABOUT,  LIED ABOUT,  LIED TO.  HUNG UP,  HELD UP,  ROBBED, etc.,  and  the onlv reason  I AM STAYING  in   BUSINESS   now  is io see ��������������������������� -  WHAT,THE DEUCE  is going to hapen  NEXT. I thank you  Give and Take  A tall, thin Canadian licuten-  and reported in France to a battalion commanded by an elderly colonel who was very, very  bald. A few days later hc approached the commander and  said:  "I wish you would use your  influence, sir, so that the men  of my platooon would cease referring to me as.'Legs.'"*  "Sure, my lad," replied the  colonel, "if you'll use yours to  slop- my whole battalion from  calling mc 'Old Baldy.'"  A Canny Scot  Sandy and John, were siting  in a car when a,pretty girl got  in and smiled at the former. He  raised his hat.  "Do you* know her?" asked  the Englishman. '  "Oh. yes, very wcel," thc Scot  replied.  ��������������������������� "Well, shall we go and sit beside her,and then you can introduce me?" asked his companion.     *  .-' V   '   , V   ���������������������������. -  "Wait a hit," returned the  "annyoScot, "shc hasna paid her  1'arc yet."   '' ,t ; .  MADE IN  ARMSTRONG  mates' Suits  . Men's Suits  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ������������������  Clfvtfces flewa}, pressefl  Altera m ftepjrtre4  AtpX, AMIR  ������������������������������������������������������������������������<  J. Z. PAJ*JCS  "Every class of repairing done  JEfand sewn work a specialty.  Come in and see my  special  linos of boots and shoes.  "LeckieV Best in  the   We6t  in many varieties  Also many other well   known  makes in stock  ��������������������������� The Sho8 Hospital  Armstrong  B.C.  { it  TRY THE NEW  War Bread  Star Bakery  Armstrong. B.C.  >���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  It isn't  time that  makes you  grow old  It's the time you lose in the  ordinary run of business by  hanging on to out-of-date  methods.  Our   LONG    DISTANCE  lines are  at your   service.  At a moment's notice  you can get a "clear  track" over hundreds  of miles to the ear of a  friend or business associate, and you can  know in   a minute  what would otherwise require  days.  Give it a trial. .  ^_  Iff OKANAGAN TEIIPI10NE COKPANT  t\  <s>\  - "V'l  X  4������������������4������������������!f������������������if������������������if������������������<*<f������������������i������������������������������������i"f' 4?****K*j* ������������������������������������������������������>.������������������������������������������������������  J*  i  m PT   - '���������������������������"  Pft PfWNP 5Qc.  IN WW  Our prices are right-   Our phone number is 28  I Tlie Armstrong  Grocery Co.  ������������������������������������* ���������������������������$* ���������������������������$* *������������������< A* A* Aa A* A* A/. Art -?*������������������?>! At At $i -%* A* An A* At At At A*  I  mmmmmmm  OKarmgan Garage  Phone 77  Armstrong, J*.C.  Agent for McLaughlin,  Dodge and   Chevrolet  Automobiles.  REPAIR WORK GUARANTEED.  Tires, accessories, oil, etc. always on hand. Storage  batteries recharged. Prestolite tanks exchanged.  Fairbanks Gas Engines. J. I. Case Machinery.  "Storage."    Use our free air station OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1918  Cash   Grocery     12.9o  Postage on parcels - ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� f 1-J-  Prisoners of War donations 10.IU  H.   S.   Be-st             -/0  $198.59  Balance   on   hand        28.21  1     Parcels  sent,   CI.  Letters sent with franc notes, 24.  Donations���������������������������  Mrs. Groves   . . . i   Young  People's   Club   ....  Mrs.   Oakland       Mrs.   Maundrell   Sr.    ..'...  Hockey   matches   ........  Victory  Bond  commission,  J.   M. "Wright   Soldier's Home Comfort Club  The yoke and doily donated  1o the club by Mrs. F. Young. Sr.  weie rallied, and brought $7.50.  The winning numbers were 7  nnd -17, hekfbv Miss M. Murray  and Mrs. T. J. Phillips.  Tlie nexl regular meeting will  bc  held  Wednesday eve.,  April  2AIU.  The club is greatly in need of  cotton for wrapping parcels.  Empty sacks are very useful.  Treasurer's statement Cor thc  quarter- ending March 31, 1918:  Jan. 1. to balance on hand. .������������������������������������������������������3103.1a  Donations,   itemized          77.ST)  Kallies,  itemized         29.15  Tea   charges    . :      10.05  By Munro Jt Co   5/mington ������������������fc Co   Phillips  &   Whitehouse  .Five   Franc   Noles  "Foreman   &  Armstrong  E.  T.  Abbott      S22G.80  .$ 09.22  .<10  ,     27.75  ,     34.00  9.00  12.30  5.20  10.05  1.00  2.00  37.00  13.00  3.00  o   ". S77.85  Rallies��������������������������� 117-  F.  Murray,  turkey    ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������     j'-'o  Mr. Sawyer's box chocolates    11.40  $ 29.15  Winei-'rkd WiuuiiT, Treas.  Cards of Thanks  Mrs. Ernest Winter sincerely  thanks all friends for their  kindly help and sympathy in  her bereavement.  Wc wish to thank those kind  friends for the many sympathetic messages and help in this  our hour of trial in the loss ot a  loving son und brother.  Jl!i. and Mas. Matt. Wkih & Son.  A,deep jam jar placed inside  a saucepan will act jusl as well  as a double saucepan tor the  purpose of cooking porridge.  Don't Jorget the social dance  in Avalon /Theatre tomorrow  night, (Friday.) Cents, -$1.00;  ladies bring refreshments.  Cmtfr.  J*  4s  "Is  si*  , &  J^ An A^ An A-i Ai <3* $* ������������������* -$i ^ <$* ���������������������������$* ������������������* 4s *t* *������������������* *J* '*������������������* ^ *& *& "**  Seasonable Hardware  Si*  '4s-  5.1v  ������������������A������������������  %'-h>  ������������������  c'i*  t>  LOOK OVER THIS LIST  Alarm Clocks $2.00, 2 50. 3.00 and.400 each. Auto  Tires, plain 20 00, nobby tread 24.00. Sheep Shears at  150   and   2.00. Pruning    Shears  at 75c   and    1.75.  Lime and Sulpher Spray 5Cc gal. Arsenate of Lead, for  -spraying 50e pound. Axle Grease at 15c pound; 3 pound  tin 40c Twines for tieing tip parcels 20c to 40c ball.  Garden,Rakes from 50c to 1.50. Garden Hoes 90c ancl  1.00. Small Garden. Tools for children, 3 in set. 25c.  Boys' Wagons, large and strong 4.50 and 5.00. Aluminum Clothes Sprinklers 15c.  CEMENT-JUST   RECEIVED   A CAR OF   CEMENT-  ALSO LIME.  Washing Machines���������������������������either  hand or  .water      power,      Muskegon, high  speed hand" power    $20 OO  .Conner's"low pressure hand  power $24--50  Dowswell   hand   machine $    SOO  Wringers���������������������������New Eureka ....  $S-SO  Souverigu, with covered cogs  aud ball bearings  $7 5Q   ^  Clothes   P*sM������������������ ��������������������������� Priced    at *1*35,  "   SI.50 and $1175'  Soiled  linen  baskets $2.25   aod ������������������^.00  Wheelbarrow*���������������������������J^ery home should  have a barrow. Prices 4.50. 5.00,  7.50 and $7.75.  St-"  .*-  ���������������������������V  **������������������  -SI.  ���������������������������J  a*  '.*���������������������������  PA?-  4-  ���������������������������<&������������������  *���������������������������/.*  *���������������������������������������������  &  S3*  ���������������������������j-h  .a*  picyejef���������������������������We are agents  for the celebrated Massey  bicycles. Intend  ing buyers should bay  now as there is a tendency to go higher. 50 00  Bic7cirTube������������������-1.75 and 2.00.    Tire#, 8.00, 8.50 and 4.00.  Ga* Lamps. 8.50.    We also carry a full lino of repairs.  O-Cedar Oil-at  25c 50c and $1.25.  Brushes    at    75c,  1.00 ancl $1.25,  You cannot clean up your house without, thorn.  Paints-- for inside  and out. Varnish  stains for floors,  ch a i rs and wood wo rk  at 30c. 45c, 75c. and #1.40 per tin.  Floor varnishes No. 61 (thc best) at (30c, 1.00 and   1.85.tin  Elfecto auto paint for your auto 6(Jc to 2.25 per tin  Alabastiue. 05c pkg.    Expect  a large shipment next week  WALL   PAPER  Don't  forget  we   are    headquarters   for wall  paper  Mrtaii Mil Hard'e Co. Ltd.  CORNER HARDWARE ARMSTRONG, B.C,  PHONE 33  |, ^ fyfy^^^fyfyA* -g< a*<%* 4* *������������������* 4< *������������������< ������������������������������������������������������ 4* 4* 4* 4* -������������������4  ���������������������������&t  _r  Ti  H.-  -q*-!  ���������������������������<.���������������������������:  ���������������������������i-  --(���������������������������"  -Ii"  *?"  "���������������������������ir  *(������������������  ���������������������������tr  1*  ���������������������������vf-;  ���������������������������ir  I-'  "IS  ���������������������������tr  %'  f-  ���������������������������ir  >���������������������������{?  ���������������������������ir  ���������������������������-{������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������c-  ���������������������������tr  *8������������������  FEEDING OF LIVE STOCK  Mr. J. E. Britton Gives an Interesting Talk in the Enderby  School on the Subject  A very interesting lecture on  "The Care and Feeding of Live  Stock" was given by Mr. J. E.  Britton in the Assembly Hall of  Fortune School, Wednesday  evening, April 10th. In a thoroughly scientific, yet simple,  way the lecturer dealt with his  theme, tracing historically the  development of agriculture  from primitive times, when  man depended upon the native  grasses in favored localities for  the feeding of his flocks, to the  present highly intensive methods by which >the world's supply of foods is furnished. Care  of flocks and herds on which  man depended so largely for  food stimulated agricultural activity and gave a decided impetus lo the production of cereals. It was pointed out that the  world owes much to Britain  where, about two centuries ago,  the first scientific methods were  adopted in the improvement of  breeds of slock and grain.  A careful distinction was  drawn between feeding for production and feeding for maintenance, it being pointed out  that in the ease, of-thc dairy  cow it was a great mistake to  withhold the food above what  was needed for maintenance if  a large amount of butlerfat was  required. Thc lecturer clearly  defined thc piopcrly balanced  ration for thc horse, dairy cow,  hog and sheep.  Perhaps thc most interesting  feature 'of the lecture was the  throwing on thc canvas of some  fifty very excellent pictures of  the leading types of stock. Thc  leading ".judging points," especially of the dairy cow, were  pointed out. Thc lecture was  much appreciated. It was regrettable that a larger representation of the community could  not have becn present. Rev.  Mr. Dow acted as chairman.  Wool Growers Take Stock  A meeting of the sheepmen  in the vicinity of Enderby was  held last -Friady afternoon, Apr.  12th, at the farmhouse of Mr.  Butchart for thc purpose of  hearing Mr. Geo. C. Ha>% representing thc Dominion' "Wool  Growers' Association, of Toronto, on lhc question of organization. Thc meeting, was  attended by some 15 or 20  farmers, most of whom-.signed  up-for a share of stock in thc  parent organization. There was  iio local formed but all those  becoming members will work  through the branch association  organized at Kamloops.  A. similar meeting was held  "at Armstrong, Saturday afternoon, wherc a number of our  farmers took shares and agreed  to place their wool on the market through the "Kamloops organization.  The object of the wool growers is to make thc organization  dominion-wide so as to control  the wool output, and the hiar-  kqts. -The organization is enr  tirely in the interest of the^ farmers ami all who are raising  sheep, even on a small scale,  are taking advantage of the on-  portunity=to=,geUtogether.^Mr_..  F. J. Murray was appointed  receiver and shipper for Armstrong district. Any person not  at the meeting can get all information from him.  After corks have been used  a while they sometimes become  so compressed the contents of  the bottle leaks out. This may  bc remedied by putting them in  boiling waler and leaving them  until the water cools.  3aseBal!  Goods  MAKE  FAMOUS  PLAYERS  USED BV THE  World's Champions  EXCLUSIVELY  Fishing Tacklff  Extra Special Bargains  Iu  Hshing    tackle    and    sporting  goods.    We are closing out  these  two lines.  H. S. BEST  Armstrong B. C  Enderby Hospital Board  ���������������������������o<  >o  A meeting of the Enderby  Hospital Board was called for  Friday evening last in the City  Hall for the purpose of electing  a new board to take up the  work. The meeting was fairly  representative. Tlie following  were chosen on the board: Mrs.  Wm. Woods, Mrs. A. A. Faulkner, Mrs. H. M. Walker, Mr.  Chas. Oppertshauser. ��������������������������� These,  with two members already  named by the City Council-  Mr. Nichol and Mr. Hawkins-  will constitute the board until  such time as the Provincial  government names a member  to represent it on the Board.  It was agreed at this meeting  that a meeting of the new  board would be held last Monday evening, when Mr. Davies,  secretary of the old board, promised to have a financial statement ready for auditing;also to  hand over to the new board a  lease and agreement prepared  by thc city which would give  one head lo lhc hospital and  bring it down to a business  basis. Monday evening the  newly elected members of thc  board met at the City Hull, but  Secretary Davics failed to put  in an appearance���������������������������and little progress could bc made. Mr. Oppertshauser was chosen tq get  thc necessary papers from thc  old board to allow thc perfecting of the new organization,  and another meeting is to bc  held .Thursday evening in the  City Hall, at 8 o'clock, for that  purpose.  Relieve the railroads. Plant  a garden.  0 JSt&-%z%r JSlxirts  II For  men,    with    soft     collar    and  rt French cuft', also Negligee Style,  c -..        90c. to $2.00  I  0 ���������������������������.��������������������������� ���������������������������.���������������������������  i ':/*.'vv. w-  1 TvvreedCaps  0  A  o  0  I  i  0  In  all  the  latest   checked    aft'ects���������������������������  Suitable for the neat dresser 75c. to  $1.90.  New Spring Whitewear and      *jj  Summer Dresses. J  Special Prices,  See our new range.  CLASSIFIED ADVTS.  FOR RENT���������������������������Vacuum cleaner for  rent, 50c. per day. MacPhail-  Sinith Hardware Co.  NOTICE���������������������������Go to Best's for bargains in sporting goods and fishing tackle.  MRS. WAGGET-Is showing a  large range of Misses, Infants  and Children's New Spring  Head wear in straw, pique and  white poplin.    Prices 35c. up.  HATCHING EGGS AT HALF-  pricc.���������������������������For two weeks I will  sell eggs from my S.C. White  Leghorns that arc hiving 70  per.dent, at 75c-"per selling;  $5.00 per hundred.. A. C  Fulton,, Armstrong.       30-2  FOR SALE���������������������������A quantity of on Is  and barlcv. Incpiirc of Geo.  Pa'tchct, Back Endcry rd. 35If  HATCHING EGGS For Sale���������������������������  Pure-bred White Leghorns;  also pure-bred Wyandottes,  at $1.50 per setting of J3, or  $8 per hundred. Apply, ft.  Arnott, Phone F800������������������ "Plcas-  ant Valley. -, 35-tf  RANCH FOR SAL^���������������������������4 miles  from Armsrtong; 60 acres,  25 under cultivation, 12 acres  voting orchard; also number  of fresh milch cows. Apply  Commoner office.       36 tf  "HAY FOR SAI^E���������������������������best timothy  ancl clover, baled, $30 a top,  cash. J. Wypnc, pear Grindrod.     3G-I������������������  F-Qp.-SA"^'jB-^T^O-JV.oflQnsJ_MO-.  gle buggy, horse and harness.  John Peer plow, H-in., lever  harrows, two single-horse  cultivators; can be seen at  Mill.    N. A- Hayes. 35-tf  RANCH FOR RENT���������������������������P- Hand-  cock.  Grindrod,  B.C.      35-U  YOUNG COWS For Sale. Apply  Geo. Andrews, Enderby.,3o-3  FGGS FOR HATCHING  Rhode Island Red Eggs, for  setting, from prize winning  stock.      Write or phone���������������������������  L.  E. SMITH  Armstrong  BULL FOR SERVICE  Registered Holstein Bull, with  grand dairy records. Service fee,  $2.00.  TURNER   &  DONALDSON,  Enderby.  FOR RENT OR FOR SALE  20 acres land, 3V2 miles from  Armstrong; 7 acres cleared and  plowed; 4 acres wheat; well  watered; good house and barn.  JOHN  MOOR Armstrong  0   I  House Dresses jj   |l  Made up in   the  best  English   Prints  and  Scotch'Ginghams, jj , ..w-)j  81.25 to $2.00 each. :   fi  Night Dresses f   |[  Made from good English   Long Cloth"-"and  Nainsooks,  priced [J     |!j  from 75c. up.. 7-7\  Ladies Whitewear  o  Large stock of white underskirts? combinations,  chemises and .X  Princess slips at special prices. U  0  I  jj   See our new stock of Canvas Shoes and Slippers. \)  ��������������������������� s  0  I  fl  FOREMAN & ARMSTRONG  ARMSTRONG, B. C.  <)<  Friday the Thirteenth  Henry Weaver of Grand  Junction was trimming a tree  over a pigpen; he fell off a limb  on a pig and killed it, breaking  both legs. 'This-'frightened a  colt which jumped a fence, running into a clothesline fastened  to a post which was hurled  through..thc air. striking a cow  and. killcdohcr." The colt rair into a barbed wire fence.and was  so badly cid it will die. When  the veterinarian arrived to attend thc coll hc ran over Mr.  Weaver's dog and killed it.���������������������������  Laurence. Mich., Times.  To , prevent cheese becoming  hard and unappetising put on  it a strip of muslin which has  previously been wrung out in  vinegar.  SECRET SOCIETIES  S. H. SPKERS  VV. M.  A.F*A.M.  Enderby   Lodjre     Ho.  40  TK*ul5r     me*������������������tJ"*������������������     fir������������������t"  ihursday on or after th*  full moon at 8 p. ni. in Masonic -  Hall. Visitin*:  brethren cordially invited  C. H. REEVES  . S ecretary   "  ���������������������������hk  ENDERBY   LODGE  .    ^^w No. 35. K. of P. S  '_.-  9f������������������*X.*S*' ,^eMS ^.ory.Monday"eveningV  %&������������������_&& J- -'"M^omcHall. Visitors cor- -  ^VS^ESj dlall������������������'"->v>t������������������l to attend.-    -���������������������������  *������������������?������������������<)���������������������������!* CHAS. HA WINS. C. CS  *->iJ. . H. M.  WALKER. K. R. S  R. J. COLTART. M.F  PROFESSIONAL  AC. SKALING, p. A.  barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public  INSURANCE  | fl. s. TMw|������������������}������������������>. P.O.. Cr������������������4������������������������������������le Qptwwtrft  Graduate  of the  Northern        *  Illinois College  Ophthalmology  Otology of  -Chicago."   Graduate  of the  Carwdwa  College of  Optics.  i  Are you suffering from headache or iu any way troubled witb  your eyes? If so, come and consult me. I make a thorough re-  tinoscopic examination.   Children's eyes receive careful attentioq.  i An exclusive optical parlor with all modern equipment at  | Timberlake. Son & Co. Armstrong, p. C  ���������������������������o<  >o<  Are you gomg to 4o any  Pwl4mg- or Repairing-  Tfris Season?  THE FOLLOWING ARE "GOOP VALUES':".  Cull   Boards-. ;������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������;��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� v ���������������������������������������������,- y  No.  2  Dimension,  2x4 and  2x0  Dry  Blocks .........  Planing Mill Wood  .  ..  10.00   per   thousand  . .   15.00   per   thousand  . Jt>   ^.3"  .     ....    2.25  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  E. O. WOOD, B. C. L. S.  Armstrong and Salmon Arm  Subdivisions, Mineral Claims, Timber Limits, Pre-emptior.s, Drainage,  Irrigation and Road Surveys, Maps  and plans.  Phone 62  Salmon Arm, B.C.  King Edward  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  KingEdwardHotel, ?r���������������������������P^URPHY Enderby

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