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Array ���������������������������ri!  ARMSTRONG,  BfC.  A GAM  EN DERBY,  B.C.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.  Vol. XV., No. 20, Whole No. 738  ARMSTRONG. B.C..   THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1918  Subscription. $2.00 per vear: 5c thc copy  Another Record Day for  Okanagan Creamery  FIELDS WELL IN CROP  All records for cream delivery  at the Armstrong creamery for  the corresponding time of the  year were again broken last  Monday, when the total amount  taken in weighed 2210 pounds,  with a butter output of over 700  pounds.  Every indication points to a  banner year for this progressive  co-operative institution. Thc  driectors have just ordered the  latest style of pasteurizer, and  'this has been shipped from Vancouver and will bc installed on  ils arrival. This is tangible evidence of their determination  bv careful management to raise  the Northern Okanagan cream  cry products to lhc highest level  and lo make them hold up to if  [.'���������������������������-���������������������������-lot surpass  thc enviable reputation already won.  Orders arc coming in for this  creamery butter faster than the  butter can bc turned out, and  now lhat thc ice cream season  is on, the demand for this is already running close lo the supply, orders coming from  parts of thc district.  As a serious cll'ort is being  made this season4, by closer cooperation between all thc provincial buttcrmakcrs and thc 3.  C. Dairymen's Association, to  bring B.C. Abutter up to such a  uniform standard that it will bc  recognized lhc equal of or superior    to    Alberta    and . Aus-  | -tralian butter, an earnest appeal  is made by thc management to  all producers to make, if possible, an extra effort to deliver  a still better article at thc local  creamery."-r The hot Avcathcr is  now on and. a Utile extra care  will show results. , A wet sack j north end  thrown.jover cthe cream can cn:Valley.  route to the creamery will be a  great preventative for rising  temperature. Proper cooling at  home is essential. The management suggests these points to be  remembered, which will no  doubt be most acceptable:  1. Always endeavor to keep  cr ea m below 50 de grecS.  2. Always cool freshly separated cream before adding to  cream  already-gathered.  3. Keep cover off can, but  keep covered with two or three  layers of cheese cloth.  4. Deliver as often, as possible.  5. Deliver as early as possible.  (3. Stir  cream   gently  in   can  after adding more cream.  7. Bc sure that can is kept  wherc no odors arc, as cream  picks up all foul smells.  Remember, too, that the separator is not a self-cleaner.  Thc local management intends to exert every effort to  bring thc creamery up lo the  all' premier place in B. C. and trusts  that there will be a hearty response to thc appeal for cooperation. A system of grading  will bc inaugurated, and, while  at times this may not quite  agree with the ideas of all, as  fair a grading will be given as  is possible. .  ,  The creamery is now paying  50c per pound for butterfat and  since this price was set, a fine  quality of cream has bcen flowing this way from The district  between Larkin" and Mara.  Remember, your creamery is  here and intends to stay and do  its share towards boosting the  of   the   Okanagan  This has been an ideal spring  for garden planting. In every  direction in this favored district the work of. planting is  well iii hand, and some have  been fortunate enough to get  considerable growth already.  While planting weather has  been the best, growing weather  is only starting. A week of  warm rain would be worth all  kinds of,money to the district.  Increased acreage undr-v cultivation is to be seen in every  part of the district. Never was  a season more promising, and  if wc are given the usual Okanagan weather an abundant  harvest will result. Prices arc  going lo bc high for everything  this districl produces, and our  farmers arc certain to havc a  most prosperous year.  PASSED TO HIS REST  Last ^October, "Mr. Charles A.  Binkley, cousin of our townsman, Mr. J. Binkley, moved to  Armstrong with his wife and  f a mily, from Morris ton, Ont.  Mr. Binkley was failing iri  health,?and the change from  Ontario, to the = Okanagan was  made in the hope of bringing  about ah improvement. But  the improvement did not come.  Mr. Binkley lived through the  winter months, but with the-ap-  proticM of warm weather his  condition gradually became less  hopeful; ancl on Friday last,  April 26th. the end came. ������������������������������������������������������ ,  Deceased leaves to mourn his  loss a widow and two children,  who left on Saturday wilh thc  remains for Morrislon. They  will make, their future home  with Mrs. Bihklev's father, at  Walker ton. Ont.  Armstrong Gity Council  Deals with Road Matters  At the regular meeting of the in any lots in thc subdivision.  City Council,  held in  the City |     The  coupcil  then  went into  Hall   on   Monday,   April*V29th,. committee  for  the  purpose  of  there were present, Mayor  Wright, and Aldermen Creed,  Parks, Halladay yand Fraser.  The niniutes of the last regular  meeting, held Monday, Apirl 8,  were read and adopted.  ��������������������������� i  Enemy Checked at  Kemmel Hill Ridge  /-'��������������������������� '������������������������������������������������������ ':'',.   -  succeeded   in, driving a  small  Judging from LonVo'n  Paris .reports, the Freivy-i  English troops arc hold: ^  Germans at Kemmel rlScS  thus far have not allowed  and  and  the  and  the  enemy to make further progress  in the direction of Yprcs. A  report undc*r date of "April 30th  says, "Fierce fighting continues  about Locre, the enemy sacrificing a great number of men.  At' one time yesterday the Germans oppcared actually to have  had some men on the, lower  slopes of both Mounts-Rouge  and Scherenberg after they had  motion of Alderman Creed and  Fraser the plan as submitted  was approved.  Mr. Fowler also appeared before the council with a request  i'or the cancellation of the subdivision of a portion of the N.  E. Vt Sec. 31, Tp. 4 as shown as  Block 1 and 3 of map 1394 with  that part of Colony St. between  the said blocks 1 and 3, that thc  ,samc may be converted inlo ?i  Ihmgs farm. The request ^vas granted.  French, Mr. Fowler further asked the  counter attacked determinedly. council whether the lots which  and rc-pstablishcd virtually all Mr. Black bought of the Wolf-  the:old [positions. The artillery' enden subdivision for the pur-  was increasingly busy this pose of continuing Colony St.  morning from Vimy north-! through to Rosevale ave. might  ward. ..Thus far thc Germans' * be . struck  capture" of   Kemmel   Hill  has,roll  considering thc arrears of light  and water rates and the bad or  doubtful debts on the renewal  accounts.  On resuming thc regular business cf the council it was pro-  Mr. J., Leverington appeared pcsc<i \)V Alderman Fraser and  before the council with a re-| seconded bv Alderman Halla-  quest that the council give its'day that if the water and light  consent to an alteration in the ��������������������������� arrears as noted bv thc cominit-  plan of a portion pt lots 14 and tcc arc not paid by May 11 th  15 of map 180, as shown on a ncxl, thc clerk be, and is hereby  plan produced by him, wHcrcby. authorized lo havc thc water  thc said lols, 14 and lo, revert and light cut off from the scv-  to  their original position.    On Cral premises.  wedge into the French lines be  iwech... -these   points  looked "critical, but thc  off   the   assessment  has i roll. It was moved by Alderman  ddne,.:tliem little good, for the  AlliedVrartillery has kept the  oresi^'so^smothered in shellfire  that "it lias been impossible for  the eneiny to occupy it in force.'  HOSPITAL JBOAftD MEETS  I,- i:?!**  The Y.M.C.A. Rally  Next Sunday ^evening, May a,  Social Gatherings at HullSar  A very pleasant'"���������������������������scries-^f so  ial "gatherings ythdEyhave beet  r���������������������������>7;30,:p.m.',should see;.one^ofithe  ��������������������������� __r.���������������������������_^._.���������������������������.^__ __ _^_  ' fcest^audichces^ever" assembled ihcld^hLV'ing' theVwfiifer^by" the  I   im Armstrong.^.;All,/ordinary kHtillcar'folk at their,public{hallj  church"  services, will >bc   dis-! were brought to a close "for the  ypensed with and.a citizens- ral- J season on  last Friday evening,  ly  will-be .held  in  the Avalon j when a concert and address by  . Theatre under tlie auspices of'the Rev. W. Stott was given and  the Y.M.C.A. This will be pre-[much appreciated by all attend-  sided over by Mayor Wright, nJng.-    The reverend  gentleman  union choir'will lead the sing- [ discoursed   on   the   battles  of  ing and'the ministex's will assist, j Yprcs, which mean so mucJVto  "fbe speakers for the occasion'all  Canadians,  when,, notwith  arc to be peut. Col. Whittakcr,  H. G. ������������������stabroolv and P. ������������������. Watt.  The two former appear in Kcl  standing the tremendous odds  against the Allies; the few Canadian soldiers with God's help  owna m the morning, Vernon | were able to effectively stop the  in thc afternoon and hprc in the;onrush of the German masses,  evening  Enderby Institution Getting in  Business Form, and is Re-.  ceiving Encouraging Support  -'^Seventeen ? patient .days,, was'  the".record Vpf the>first;tAyeekyof  ihe\ reopened/ Enderby^bbspit^ t  under, Nurse S. McPherson,- and  though !the wprlc was'done under a,handicap owing-to the repairs from winter freezing not  having bcen yet 1 made., all pa-  tienls were more than satisfied  with    the . care   and ' atcntion  given.     ,  This week, the,repairs authorized are being made, and attention is also being given the  drainage systeip, which is P������������������t  up to the. requirements of thu  health act. '    , ;  A business meeting of the  directors was held Tuesday eve-?  by Mrs.iping in-the City Hail.   Several  about the speakers.    Lieut. C.jnmeh? merriment, and one with  *\y. WhittaHer enlisted as a pn- a talking parrot kind of chorus  vatc with the University. Pat-! caused shouts'"of laughter,  talion  and received his couus-  sion with lhat unit-    Beaching  England he was transferred to  After the program the ladies  of  the   committee   served   tea.  in operation.  ARMSTRONG RED CROSS  Halladay, seconded ,by Alderman Parks and duly carried  that the application of Mr.  Black that his two lots in the  Wolfenden subdivision be  struck,off the assessment roll  on acount of their.being used  as a street be , granted if Mr.  .Take/Notice���������������������������Will all those  who'-have knitted 100. or more  pail's*, of socks...since the ..war"  begaii 7 kindly^ harid: in * their  names with the number of pairs  knitted,;'to.either _th'e -secretary. '?  committee:"   'TheV Bed>^Cross  headquarters,_have., asked,��������������������������� that I  this information be-*-'forwarded  them as soon "as possible. S- '-  . Report of the Red Cross' fof  the months-of January, cFebru-  arv and March:  Palance on hi>nd Jan. 1.  donations -   Collections   Afternoon  teas      After a further discussion on  thc arrears of taxes, it was proposed by Alderman Creed and  seconded by Alderman Halladay that all taxes unpaid to the  end of 1915, on thc 31st day of  May ncxt, be handed to thc solicitors for collection without  any further notice being given.  Carried. .  Alderman Halladay, for the  Board of Works, reported that  the bridge near Mr. Warner's  has been made good and he  was arranging for some shale  lo be put in some of the holes in  the roads.  Alderman Parks, for the  halth .committee, reported that  Mrs. Peck had died in the Vernon Hospital and had been interred in thc Armstrong Cemetery today. Some expenses had  been advanced by the, city on  the understanding, that -Mr.  Peck would reimburse them as  soon as he got work. HeraW  reported that Mr. Warner had  secured   the   pasturage   of-the  Black give a quit-claim ,to the j hospital site, his tender for $30  city of any interest he may.have!being the highest. V  ..<?! 76.31  ...180.60  ,  402.55  Total  Paid out  for' material  hand  2A  .6790.03  .. 755.57  ,8 34.46  ��������������������������� Pal. on1  Articles shipped: Pay shirts.lJS;  pyjamas, HI; operating stockings.  213;. coat, V, pants, " -���������������������������--������������������������������������������������������ -'  socks, 433;  quilts, Jf;  7; pairs of  pillows, 46;  pillow cases/ 46: cup covers, J8;  t������������������etl socks, 7; stretcher caps, 58;  knitted face "cloths, 3; handkerchiefs, 5: bundle of old flannel, 1.  total, 1,-125 articles.  On Wednesday,  April 24th,  the  regular monthly  business  medting and tea was held in the  The  Canadian  Y.M-C.A.  has Fed Cross Rooms.    Owing, no  secured  the rental  of  the  old  Tivoli theatre site on thc Strand,  service.  P. E. Ilall has ben in charge  of the Y.M.C.A. military work  in Vancouver.  H.  G.  Estabrook is military!  Y.M.C.A. secretary in charge of  the training camp and returned  soldiers' work in Victoria.  These men arc therefore all  in a position to speak from firsl  hand knowledge of thc subject  they are dealing wi th. And as  the work of the Y.M.C.A. is already so popular because of the  work it is doing, a full house is  assured. ,    ������������������  doubt, to tbd busy time, there  ���������������������������\vere not pearly.as many out-as  usual. Mrs. fling, president, .was  ._  .,    cjjj,jr; Mrs.'C. J. Patten  's.-EyPattcnjictcd as hosr  the" lea.   lV|iss Turner  splendid solo^ which was  enjoyed. ._   $125,000 was' spent by  .CA. in 1917 to build  m France.  . t ENDERBY PATRIOTIC ftJNti  Word was redei\^*f1Riis -week  bv Mrs. Glen that her son,  Flight-Lieut. Jas. Glen, who has  beep serving on the firing line  in, France since the first corps  of Canadian airmen went over,  War's Barren Waste  "The Mystery Ship  "The Mystery  will be shown  Theatre  The   first   of  Ship"- episodes  at the Avalon Theatre Satur-  chiy, matinee and night, May 4.  The first episode is entitled  "The Crescent Scar." Don't fail  to see the first of this  gorgeous serial.  Get   into   line   for  times   dance    tomorrow  great and  Regular prices.  the., hard  day)  night.  (Fri-  Wear your oldest  clothes ancl be right in the  swim. A big time for all. The  fun begins at nine o'clock. .  &&?���������������������������"���������������������������������������������. .  >-.r.>fc'  ones of tlie Canadian boys, had  received the Pislinguished Service Cross and Bar for recent  work done by .him over thc  fighting lines. This is Licu.t.  Glen's second award, his first  being the French Croix d Guirrc  and Rar, won a year  ago.  "The Mystery Ship'  thc  ;l%tfi^^Fiffia?*lE3iaer^ acknowledges the , following^conVj  tribuliohs received"since publi-  cation of the last.list:������������������   -   '?:-  *V  A'.  C.  Skaling.7.7.-.  B. J. 'Carlson -. .".'. . ."  S. V. Hartry. .. .r. . .  Rev. J. A. J)ow ....  J\ I rs. A.' A. Faulk ne r  Miss A. B. Faulkner  Miss M.'V. Peattie \-  C. P. -Winter.- ."....'  H- P- Mowat   ..-...."  F.  A.  Adams    '.  Pr. H. W. Keith   .-.  Okanagan Saw Mills  T." M. kcwis   ......  F. ��������������������������� Oavies     -  J.   Nichol   '..   A.   Plack    :  T.   Kneale ���������������������������. :..  Geo.   Popinson .....  Taika   Singh   ......  Sing    :   VV. J: Fenton- V..*.  Pev.;J. P; "Fenton'.'.;  : $12.5(1.:  r. '4.00  . 1.00  . - 6.00  . -1.00"  . 2.00  .    5.00  : ^o.oo  . 2.00  . J.00  .- 5.00  . 5.00  . 5.00  ..   1.00  .   j.oq ,  .    1.00  -.    1.00  .   t.oo  .50  .   i.oq  . 2.00  .    5.00  .' v t.-yA:4f^M  -<     --. < ���������������������������^-f.^Hf  ij. !.%o        am  ~ r * \-t*-~ \_\  ���������������������������-.��������������������������� r.'jl  ���������������������������  Kr  1"^  $70.00  Pave MfNair far Overseas c'  Mr. Pavid McNair, youngesf  son of Mr. and Mrs. William  McNair, leaves for tlie coast on  ��������������������������� i .    ���������������������������     . ,      , ,. tI    , .    Wednesday next to join the ar-  and-is^consick^ccLon&^ohithe^lngTtiUcry;for-overscasf;serv  /-������������������������������������������������������, ���������������������������    ,���������������������������,   McNair who has been, manager  of his father's business for several years, and has proved himself a" most genial "arid competent manager, has-a host of  friends in Armstrong'and district^���������������������������where he has spent most  of his years���������������������������who Will join with  us in wishing Dave all success  and a. safe ' rciurn-^-thc wish  lhat lias been in the heart of all  as we have said good-bye to our  boys who havc gone lo'lhc front  to offer their lives for  country.  .1  ���������������������������0-  '���������������������������"'I'  '    A  A .  ���������������������������> -\  king and  "Next Monday evening in  Enderby Opera  House,  will bc  shown  thc first episodes of the  new  serial' film,  "Thc  Mj'stcry  Ship."     In   order   lo   gel   this  thrilling serial  for Enderby, it  will   be   necessary   lo   give   thc  shows'.*each., Monday, evening in-      Mr.   Fred  slead of Saturday as heretofore.;been in charge cT the gent's fur  Manager   Bobb   will   hold   thejnishing department of A. Munro  price of admission .down to the'& Co.   thc past two years,  this  Business Change  Renault,  wiio   has  old prices, 25c  hopes";.'"to''��������������������������� have   Li'ie  recognize  and  ilV.Ci  all  id  hc  support -of  who. recognize the practical  toJhcycom'mi'.nity* of hav-  wcekly peri'.crma-jices as a  means of relaxation from ihe  strenuous ' -thoughts of these  wftr-begrimmed   (lavs.  -.ng  "Coming!"  Stopping tlio enemy on the Flanders' front  "Neptune's .Daughter" wilh  Annette Kellerman. A belter,  'jran'dcr . picture llian ''A  Daughter of lhc Gods." Monday," May 20th. Matinee and  night.  week closed negotiations wilh  Mr. Munro whereby Mr.Renault  lakes over the clothing department stock and fixtures. "It is  his intention to continue busi-  Ihc old stand, having al-  reccived a shipment of  to replenish short  Renault promises a  it of   bargains   when  be  ncss  Iread;  new  lines  rare  goods  Mr.  gels Ids stock sifled <lov%  n.  Morc than f-0.000 cups of coffee arc distributed daily in  France by lhc Y.M.C.A. 'free.  The estimated.-cost for this service for eight months is $48,000. OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY 2.-1918  1 LOYALTY TO THE HOME COMMUNITY 1  Aft  (Copyright 101S by A. S. Bennett) [     Such is the community that  The integral part of the1 na-i is .barkened   lb   with   attention  tion������������������is the individual  RW.fiILl.BTT COMPANY LTMTTEPl  ' A cloth dipped in linseed oil  and wiped over polished furniture will greatly improve its  appearance.  A Patriotic Motto that Should Be   Spread Broadcast  Throughout the Entire  Countryside  ���������������������������  A Good Friend  &m&i  X5  community.' .; 'j i    ������������������ f   ':��������������������������� V      :.-'.���������������������������  A nation is made up of communities.   ' '  Com muni ties ��������������������������� hold the nation  together;���������������������������furnish/ the adhesive  that makes it a concrete substance.-    : -. ���������������������������'.'���������������������������: '  The, stronger these individual  communities become .-. the  greater the nation becomes.       |  National   patriotism ; has   its j  rise in the community, and just  arid 'respect when it has..something to lay before the legislative" bodies or, the directors'of,  commercial, corporations.  'It is a "live wire".community  in the real sensc^ of that oft-  abused term, and it turns out-  boys and girls reared in, an environment whose atmosphere  breathed inspiration and whose  precepts, spelled success.-"  . That is what it means to have  a ."Community \yith a character.  how powerful national 'patriot-^ ���������������������������  Iism becomes depends/upon the Keep the Home.Dollars Earning  I)  i  i  5  \  0  0  5  O)  We have for sale:=  WHEAT  0AT8  BARLEY  RYE  GRASS AND  VEGETABLES.  All Government Tested  William  McNair  : Armstrong.  extent ��������������������������� of   the  local  patriotism  evidenced in the communities.  Some communities arc more  progressive and morc prosperous than.others because they arc  more patriotic to their home interests.  "Buy in your own community" is the most patriotic and in  fl Uhc long run by far the most  v ;profitable watchword the people  ft'of any community can set be-  |j Tore themselves. Unthinking,  91 heedless people, if present in  jj j sullicienl ��������������������������� numbers, can wreck  cjany com unity in a short space  []! of time by practising a false  U ; system of economy. .  0C i  .What a Live Community1 Means  A live, growing, agrcssivc com-  munitv  is  onc  that   takes  I     The community lacking  this  spirit, this character, will dwindle and die of stagnation.^  Every dollar sent away to enrich   some  great   metropolitan  | centre  at  lhc expense of local  enterprise assists just that much  in the work of devastation.  ;   'Commimily    buying    is    the  running  mate  of "development.  I     It    precedes    and    is    synonymous  with  the blossoming-  out of every successful-commercial centre in America. It means  more  wealth  to  a  community  ,than thc discovery-of-geld; its  jrays^arc warmer, than-radium;  it  outshines   the jdiamond  and  Hows smoother than oil.  To* have a. good friend'is one  of the highest dfclights of life';  to be a good friend is. one of the  noblest and most difficult undertakings. There is no man  so poor that he is not rich if he  have a,friend; there is no man  so rich that he is not poor without a friend. But friendship  is a word mode to cover-many'  kindly, impermanent relationships. Real friendship is  abiding. Like charity it is long-  suffering and is kind. Like love,  it yaunteth not itself, but pursues the even .tenor of its. vy ay,"  una tfrighted by ill-report, loyal  iri adversity, the; solvent of infelicity, the shining jewel of  happy days. Friendship - has  not the irridescent joys-of love,  though it is closer titan is often  i known to the highest;1 truest  1 love. Its heights ��������������������������� arc ever serene, its valleys know few clouds.  To aspire to '"friendship'* One  must, "cultivate a. capacity for  disinterestedness,, a. clear discernment. Friendship is a gift,  but it is also an acquirement. It  is like the rope which climbers  bind themselves to in thc high  mountains for safely, and only  a coward cuts the rope when a  comrade is in danger. From  Cicero to-'Emcrson, and long before Cicero*" and forever after  , Emerson, the praises of friend-  iship have been set forth. Even  'fragments of friendship are prc-  i cious and ought to be treasured,  i But to.have a whole, real friend  .is thc-grcatcst gift of earth save  ionc. . To be a* whole, real* friend  is  worthy  high  endeavor,   for  Brighten up the furniture with  O-Cedar Polish  Doesn't gum or veneer, restores the  varnish ;to its' original ���������������������������.brilliancy,1  brings ont the grain of the-wood so as  to give it a beautiful effect. 25c. 50c.  ...'* L25.and 2.00f packages-.  AL ABAS TIN E  ���������������������������      ���������������������������     . . . .. . ' ( .... . o   ���������������������������    .-  \ Iniall the newest shades 65c per package which wilh cover  D      square feet.  450  It  FLOGLAZE  Cannot be excelled for  use  on  floors' "\years  like  iron.''  .makes old furniture look like new-; you can,gloss up and renew  your home at a very small cost.    Shade c.ards for the asking.  Why beat your carpets to pieces aud wear them ont. When  youcan got an ELEOTKIO CLEANER at a small cost' to do  the work without injuring'the carpets in the least, you can also  clean your upholstered furniture.'walls, draperies, etc.  without  labor.  GIVE THE OHIO TUEC A TRIAL.  rent by the clay.  PRICE S57 00 or to  0  34-4  >o  ���������������������������o<  MADE IN  ARMSTRONG  Ladies' Suits  Men's Suits  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered and Repaired  ALEX. ADAIR  faith, truth, courage and loyalty  bring onc close  of Heaven.  to thc Kingdom  Every dollar spent at home���������������������������"  pat- and kept within the community  x!riotic pride in its own local cn- as.long as  possible ���������������������������enriches  (j I tcrp.rises and,patronizes them to( the  country,  two-fold.     In   the  g  the fullest possible extent. | first    placed    your    home-spent  Here the local merchants,f dollar performs . an essential,  with, cheerful confidence, stock patriotic dutv to thc primitive  up with an abundance of every source of its* birth���������������������������production  requisite for use in the com- ���������������������������and thc .community reaps its  munity���������������������������because they can dc-'just measure of benefit.: In .the  pcncl upon thc people of that second place, when your home-  community to do their buying spent dollar is finally called on,  irom the home merchants. Tliis,in thc exigencies of greater corn-  makes for mutually helpful,. merce, to roam elsewhere, its  congenial..   relation,    moderate. |ni������������������jn ij one o^ n^si������������������ ���������������������������d j to;ry   through Jhe   medium - of  Letters to Prisoners of War  Deputy Postmaster General,  R. M. Coulter, sends thc following circular letter, from Ottawa:  "With regard to the arrangement whereby correspondence  of a private and family nature  can bc forwarded from individuals in Canada to persons in enemy or enemy''occupied - terri-  priccs and healthy trading con- j it  performs its  second  duty  dilions  In such a community you'll  find active interest in all public  all'airs. There arc good schools  and churches, social advantages  and entertainment for. young  and old.  Advancement is thc order of  the duty of wise economy toward thc nation, and it sends  home interest on its investment  abroad.  While thc interests of the  community and. the, nation arc  mutual, your first duty is to  your own comnuinitv. The more  \t, z, parks  Shoe; Repairer   .    .  Every class, of repairing done  15and sewn work a specialty.  Come in and see  my  special  '.  lines of boots and shoes.  ".Leckie's" Best iu  the   West  in many varieties  Also many other well known  makes in stock  The Shoe Hospital  Armstrong :-:      .  3-''C.  the day; progress is thc watch-i lhc comiminitv is enriched, the  word,  and  achievement  is  the ni ore thc nation is "enriched; be-!  realization that carries thc spirit cause, as'has been pointed out,  of   thc   people  to  greater  and the  grander goals.  the nation is an".unknown quantity without the comnuinitv.  88  a cash, settlement of their suit  against  the Summerland Telc-  NEAVS ANP VIEWS     qS phone Co., and that the latter  0 ��������������������������� g| company would rather pay the  ������������������**w������������������*������������������' cask ^ian undertake the work  that otherwise would be necessary.���������������������������Summerland Review.  jThos. Cook & Son, 530 St, Gath  ! crine St. W, Montreal, difficulty  is being caused owing to pcr-  "sons remitting  thc charge for  1 forwarding  these  letters   (35c)  by postage stamps instead of by  means of a postal note for 30c  lwith>5 cents in postage affixed  thereto.    Thc attention of persons   sending   such . correspondence is particularly directed to  this . as   in,,, future   when , the  charges are rcniitltcd by means  of   postage   stamps   the   letters  will, be returned to the senders."  Hadrian  PHONE 47  Hardware Co.  ARMSTRONG, B.C.  U������������������ C1PH  '  IVfwst View .Jt "from Afar  Public  Auction I  of JL,ive Stock    i  I run favored with instructions  from Mr. C. B. Sucklatul to sell  bv public auction al. bis ranch 1  mile North of Iindercly on thc  S.Union Arm Road on  I Wednesday, May 81  ?  ���������������������������  .-.  i-  %  *  nt I p.in. hli.'irp  A .splendid lot of  cuttle, ixlso  some; pigs.  Soc posters for description of  an inuds and terms.  Mat. Hassen,  Auctioneer.  Dissolution   of  Partnership  Nclifc is hereby f.Mvc'31 that' the  partnership ol' Dill Bros 11118,1)0011  dissolved,  f'rom'.April   1st,   1018.  A!! accounts owi!i���������������������������<; lhc said firm  should he paid forthwith, lo E. B.  Dill or I-'. |J. Dill, al their established pla.ee of business. All chums  aj;.'ii:isi the said linn must be rendered [o litem before April 30, 1 HI 8  !���������������������������'. B. DILI.  I-:.   B.   1)11.!.   .  Kmlerbv.   B.   C.   April    llh,   15)18.  Sc^ns ore scarce this year and  will bc scarcer next. Grow your  own.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Hf. Robinson  and family are expected to return from the coast this week.  A rate of a ccnt-a-mile has  been available' for agricultural  workers from the.coast cities to  any point in P. C. over the C. N;  R.  Jack Aylwin, formerly of New  Pcnver. is operating a dental office in Victoria. pfe moved  to-t ha t-city-f rbnwPbr-tland=4ast  September.  , There was a severe earthquake in California last Sunday.  No blame is attatched to tlie  Kaiser, or any of his agents for  lhis calamity.    .  The hody'of O. "p. Tomlin of  Kaledcn, who  Wc read in an exchange about  a printer who started in business twenty years ago with nothing but a Canadian half-dollar  and is now worth $1QQ,QQ0.Q0.  rfis accumulation was-the result of good habits, strict attention to business ahd the fact  that an uncle died and left him  $99,999.50.  New Prunswicjv has changed  its rule of thc road. The b������������������U for  that purpose was put through  -thc-Jegislature=4asUw-cck.4.n4.hc-  future in New Brunswick, the  rule will be to turn to the right.  British Columbia seems destined to be tbe last place to get  itself into line with thc rest of  thc continent on this matter.  There is a tinge of personal  feeling in this paragraph .writT  ten from> San piego by :R.'. T-  fjowery: "J heard Mclba sdng  the other night. Since the war  began she1 has. earned $400,000  and given it all,to the Red Cross.  God made, no mistake when he  created Nellie. She is an Australian, and the people of her  own country did not appreciate  her, until she went abroad und  became famous. Then they  worshipped her, but she never  forgot their) former coldness,  and Jives more in Paris than  Melbourne. It is ever thus. We  cannot see genius \vhen it' is  too close to our own firesides,  ^ikc^a^grca hpainting^you-must  view it from afar."  II  <)���������������������������*  >o<  3  1  Holli  wonii-n  lhc soil.  larmers  Set   Iheir  a nrl   washer-  living out  of  ran thc boat lhat  plies, between lhc. head of the  lower lake nnd Okanagan Falls,  was found in lhc boat one dav  lasl week. lV  Live on boiled fish, baked potatoes and fresh buttermilk xni-  lil Ihe war is over. This ('  will make healthy people, "anc.  keep the food controller from  gelling hoarse from shouting at  us.  Thc Endcrhy and 'Armstrong  newspapers havc combined, under the name of the Okanagan  Commoner.- It is published" al  Armstrong and is edited by H.  IVI. Walker, one of the bright  lights in B. C. journalism.���������������������������  Gfeenwood 'Ledge.  Jack   Robinson   has   returned  to Naramata  from  Silver City, |ing  Idaho, as he expects soon to ~  eeive  his call,  for service  seas.     Since  his   return   he.  has  been representing the company  iu  the negotiations between  the  company and users.  We are in formed that the  Okanagan Telephone Co. has  expressed a preference lo accept  While attempting  to  replace ![j  had run off a pul-'lj  Pcnliclon    Herald fi  Eric ;H  Suggestions for  Overseas Parcels  last  week,  Eric > [J  lurray sull'crcd a serious acci-!=  Nm*/   Mahla    QlK/Tar  ent. Murry, who has been with;     llttyf   JTfCipi'tf    oPydl  ie   Herald  for seven  years  or,������������������ <Lar e bar     \ qQ  ;| Pimento Cheese  a belt which  ley   in    tbe  printing   plant  M  de  tl  more, ha<l his  was lifted to-    left  icl [_by fhe belting ant"  ward   the  ceiling  and  his  arm  wrapped around the pulley,- resulting in numerous breaks.    111= 2 pkts for  was necessary to amputate the' [j  irm above, thc. elbow  j    ;R. T. Lowery has returned to  I Greenwood   from    San. Diego,  j where    he    spent    the    winter  igazing into the soft, bewitching  i brown  eyes of the olive maid-1 fi  ��������������������������� ens of the sunny South. Tic says [ IJ  !in  his Ledge:    There seems to | ?.  be a great, thirst in B. C, judg-jlj  rom  the many old friends! c  havc    asked    us    if    w  /it back a bottle of boozei*^  from   lhc  land  of  (lowers  andirt  earthquake.    We could not gctjlj  one   into  our  valise,   it w  full  of   sermons,   oranw  sonis. palm trees, frijoles, flags, I c  bon-bons.   etc.   elc.   ' Morc  etc.  f\  h  Pork and Beans  tins fcr  2Sc  PlneasBte  x  Small si/.e tin's 2 for .*. 35c  Coffee and Milk  Per  can  20c  i'C-Vvho  ovcr-jbroug  vcijj Cocoa and -'Milk  X -Per can  . 20c  "i^ ||j Phillips ftWhitehoui  0  I  i[] H. S. Timberlake, B.0*. Graduate Optometrist |  fwiir  ONE  At RsrilPrrt'* Jswslsry Star*  Those suffering from headache or who are in any \y&y - troubled  with their eyes-- come ������������������n4 CQntwU m^-a thorough ewixi'y ^don.  made with tbe lutest .scientific inbtruments tnvd the improved  metjiods.^ CONSULTATION FH^ *?������������������ Wvby every five/or  '���������������������������-. ' six weeks.   '  be in  RAY ONtY-WAy T  TimMWfc Son * Cq.  XX  Armstrong, fr.'f;  <'HL���������������������������M  Are yem fom  $q\#q itojf  Th\s Seasofl?  TWS FO^l-OW^G A^^ GOOP VALUES:  Cull   Boards    10.00   per. thousand  No. 2 dimension, 2x4 and 2x15   .. .:    15.00   per   thousand  Pry JSJocks  '��������������������������� ���������������������������$ 2.50  Planing Mill Wood  ���������������������������'  .'������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'   2.25.  OKANAGAN SAW ^ILLS, U&'*������������������**i\  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel, L1S^lIEPHY  Enderhy]  EPTHEDMriO  Phone 48    Armstrong  *  than anything else.  0>  o<���������������������������r.0  A is    Bnd*e t?t> yn THURSDAY,  MAY .2,191.8
OKANAGf N- COMMONER
AH Honor to the
Women of Cknaeta
! The work done,; by Canadian
women in order that this war
may come to a siiccesssful
finish���������peace   with   victory���������is
nothing  short  of  amazing/    It
is stupendous in its aggregate.          	
Socks by the millions of pairs, i siory of the work of Canadian
hospital supplies in the samei^omen is the story of individ-
'enormous quantities, comforts uai devotion and sacrifice and
without stmt makes-a record of tfaithf illness..; The wOrk ih its
faithfulness and devotion never entirety is so magnificent be-
before equalled. It is compar-1cause the \vork of ehbh individ-
atively easy to hand over one's ;ual woman in Canada has been
contributions; but the almost
fabulous amount contributed
by the women of 'Canada .'represents- ceaseless economies, undying activity and a wonderful
ingenuity' in devising ways of
earning   sraonty:    Tlie'   whole
plate or jewels no .matter how
highly .'they J are' valued if' the
cause for which they are sacri-
so magnificent.   ,       y  -j ".*.
Unanimity   of   purpose   has
characterized    the    work    and
liced is the dearest iii hfe. It.is."keeping everlastingly at> it",
easy to make a great sacrifice [has crowned the work with sue-
that comes all at once. But the}cess. .When one examines into
sacrifice, the devotion that is. u,c kinds of work done one rc-
htcraHy measurc<l by stitches jalizcs afresh thc wonderful dc-
ancl inches is thc thing that tries votion which has arisen, supcr-
thc mettle of the toilers. jior   to   a   monotony   that,   in
For Jour years the work has peaceful days, would not havc
gone on and somehow thc hands held even one group or workers
havc not lost- their cunning nor .for an entire year. . Thc reports
the hearts their love for free-: of activities read the same from'
. dom and right and the Hag. No' Alaska to Labrador: "Red Cross
one has dreamed^ of crying work, socks, pyjamas, comforts
"Enough!" even when the price for the boys who have left us;
has been .one's hie plans. The letters to each onc of our men,"
tic. that binds these, workers, to- etc: /Always the. same story of;
gcther cannot be weakened. As devotion. Most of the letters
long as that tic exists the British mention1 teas, tag^days',1 bazaars
Empire is safe. It is that wideband autograph quilts , as the
keeps thc little groups in isol- means emploved for raising
ated spots knitting and working money, but a number find that,
and praying , and believing, after vail, the pledge of a regular
Even those women whose earth- contribution, however small, is
ly pilgrimage seems almost]a'very reliable' method of rais-
conipletcd have sent in their ing funds.that can be depended
hundreds of pairs of socks that1 upon. Smaller districts have)
their dear old fingers,have, knit found it particularly, desirable
in order that the'torch of lib- to apportion.a certain territory
ertv shall not be extinguished.   I to individual canvassers who at-
Thc contribution of money is'tend to their, work regularly. It
likewise, enormous and aston- is this careful attention; to' the
ishing. Here again it seems easy; "riiicklc" ,which has' produced
to .raise  large   sums  by  large tlie, handsome "muckle." ,,     ���������/
TftlS ftGTtftlk liAS NO ttTliE
i.i ,.
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the Irony of It
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When Bussia .was, our ,hon-
Stop Serving f Afternoon!, Tea ;
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���������fThe   Serving* of > tea   at   the'
ored ally,, \vhcn we read, daily of .afternoon, gathering's - of sticli
the'-great .Russian steam-roller | patriotic > organizations as' the;
on its.steady, march .to. Berlin,.!Red Cross;1 tlie Home!Conifo'rt'
when .Russia had .an.army .al-.jClubV'and. also at"the meetings'
most too great..to be numbered, | of the Ladies' Hospital Auxil-
when her .only. lack, was money, ��������� iary, is to be dispensed with, ac
munitions   and ��������� guns���������then '.it' cording to recent information
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This' is" a commendable move
on-the part of the ladies, and no
doubt   represents \ considerable
was tliat Britain stepped in and
supplied what, -was' lacking;���������
money,  munitions,,and  guns���������,
and/now it is these sarne^guns'isclf-deniaLon-* the-part of a^por-
that the- British' TorimiyTis' section''at least of the members of
bravely facing on, the Western,I each organization. All over the
front. The irony -off it! ", And . country there is a marked mdye
Russia has, repudiated, the) debt iu the .direction of. clmiminating
to ^Britain. Wc have lately got the serving of food at other/than
into the habit of saying "Poor regular meals, thus carrying
"Russia." and no doubt .she is toj out the requests of the Canada
be pitied, but lhe jrpny remains,
in the big battle we are,facing
guns lhat were bought, and paid
for by ovuvo>vn, money.���������Canada Magazine.    . .
,: W������ Example. ,       .
"What is the meaning of 'alter, ego'?" asked the teacher of
the beginners* class in Latin.
"ft means 'the other J\" responded a pupil-
"Give me a sentence containing the phrase."
"food Board hi'a practical way.
Summerland Review, !       ���������
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"Well, liltle miss,*' said the
grocer, "what can J (lo for
you?"
"please, sir, mother wants a
hottle of good-ljatured alcohol"
���������Bystander.
The Obi���������po yon ever write
on an empty stomach? j
The Author���������Well���������er���������no;
w-   T4.-���������     , hut paper is gefiing to he pretty
JJe wmke������l his 'alter ego*." Expensive.���������Sketch. - i
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No. }0 large (lonhle-wheel Cultivators ..
No. 4 EureHa fwo-wheel Cultivator; '.". V " $6.75
No. I frirejta Seed Prill, with hiii-tlroppihg attachment, 14.QQ
No. 2 Eureka Comhination Prill ancl Cultivator $"17.50
Realty Pros. Paisy Parrel Churns No. (o)U25; No. (1)1^50;
No. ,(2)1275.
Alotor high-speeel Washing Machine;  lhis is apsolutely the
hest ancl easiest working hand-power machine made;
Price    $20.00
AXfiJa GRPAS&���������in Mh. tins  46c tin
CQHJM3JA PAY CVhb PATT^m^S; ail new stock and
high-grade; Price   60c
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The principle oh which it warjts is different from any
other- Separator made. , , >       '   <'- .
It is'apsolutely guaranteed to sHim^cleaner than any,
other Separator or s|cimming device in existence.    ?.-
We have a few in Nos. 3 and.4 sizes which wc can still1
sell at last ycar?s prices. '������
No. 3���������capacity 350 to 450 Ihs. per hour; price..; .$85.00
No. 4���������capa'cMy 450 to 550 Ihs. per hpur; price. .$10Q.0Q
We deliver andscl up the machines.	
New prices will he $*|0.00 aclvanccon these.
It makes no difference1 how fast you turn this machine,
it will skim clean at widely different speeds; only, the
faster you turn it the faster you get through thc joh.
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Wc Jwvc inst received a shipment of Twware
anq Graniteware from factory.
, No. 9 Tin.'Boilers, copper bottom  $4^25
Granite Tea Kettles $1.75 & $2.75
'' We stock Wear-J2ver Aluminum ware. Oiir prices are just
the same as catalogue houses in Winnipeg. Cheaper to
huy at home and less trouhlc.'
as good as new.' All colors in stock except Red.
PAINTS, OW.S and VA&NJSHES for every purpose at the
lowest market prices. 	
PJ4JWJNG, WE4TING mi\ TINSMITHING���������UX us give
you plans,' prices and specifications on any work you
have in mind. , We did the. first; work in, this line, in
Northern Okanagan, nnd 90 per cent, of all,that has been
done���������big jobs "nnd little ones���������have been done, by ws.
3issell Carpet Sweepers   < $4.00 each ,Mail your orders or your enquiries to us.. They will receive *
Cleveland "Bicycles, Price $50.00 '       our prompt and careful attention.
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Okanagan Commoner, subscribe Now Two Dollars a year OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  In   which  is  merged   the   Armstrong  Enderbv Press.  Advertiser   and  Published  every  Thursday at Armstrong, B.C.,  at  $2  a year, by Walicbk & Caiiy.  H.  M. Walkhr, Editor & Manager.  Advertising rates: Transient, -10c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising, $1 an inch per month.  THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1918  BRIGHT OUTLOOK FOR O. U. G.  Tliis promises to be the" top-notch season for  the Okanagan United Growers. At a meeting  held in Vernon some days ago thc following  directors were elected for the current year: Penticton, J. Anderson and C. F. Rush; Kelowna,  E.M. Carruthers; Armstrong, W.. PI. Keary and  R. Arnolt; Enderbv, C. W. Little; -Peachland,  T. Powell; Summerland, E. R. Simpson. At a  subsequent meeting of the directors, Capt. J. T.  Mutric. Vernon, was made president. S. R. Simpson, Summerland, vice-president; Thos. Powell,  Peachland, secretary. Messrs. Crehan, Mouat &  Go, were .appointed auditors for thc year at a fee  for the head oflice audit of $400.  No  better indication  of  thc possibilities  and  prices can be given than is to be found in this ex-  ,. tract from the Calgary Herald. Speaking of prcs-  " ent conditions of the fruit and vegetable market  in the northwest, and what may bc expected of  thc future thc Herald says:  "There is not unlikely to be a shortage of fresh  fruit and vegetables, in fact both these two. foodstuff's may entirely disappear from the Calgary  tables in thc near future.    According to authorities in thc city it is merely thc using of the supply  in the cily or now cn route and Calgary will be  depleted of these until thc British Columbia fruit  comes on the market.   At tiie present moment it  is almost impossible for the average home.to-put  much money into fruit and vegetables. Oranges  havc gone almost beyond buying, apples are -very  scarce and soaring every day.    Head lettuce and  tomatoes havc been coming from California, but  shippers have been foolish enough to attempt to  include a few boxes of peas, which are under the  "ban in thc United States and as a consequence the  shipments reaching here were unfit for consumption.   It is now considered only a very short matter of time until an embargo will prevent any  more shipments of tomatoes or any other green  stuff coming across the line.   There is little hope  of the B. C. variety putting in an appearance even  in due course, at prices that might be considered  .anytiling reasonable.   The B. C. fruit men have  always   lost   money   through   competition   with  American firms, and it is only to bc expected that  prices of the B. C. growth will mount accordingly."  WHO PROVIDES THE JOBS?  the  Germans  are  not  forced  back  to  tlie low,  ground. |  Many people arc at a loss to understand why a j  counter* offensive is not started by the Allies on j  the Italian front. But if we read between the!  lines of various official statements issued recently!  the reason is clear. To start a counter offensive,  of any magnitude requires.more troops than the;  Allies have available. A very significant state-j  merit has been given out officially to the effect  that, "in Italy only one third of tlie army is being,  maintained on the battle lines, tlie official cx-j  plana tion'being that there is not "sufficient food.!  The strong Austrian army facing tlie Italians is'  said to to have received large supplies from Rus- j  sia." . i  To blind our eyes to the meaning of this state-;  ment would be a crime against reason. We*heard,  similar reports from Russia leading up to the  final collapse of that ally. Is it posssible that  Italy is finding the yoke of Mars too heavy to be  borne? And arc wc to> see another collapse  there? If ever there was a time when a counter  offensive on the Eastern front were necessary to  ease the pressure on the West that time is now.  Yet both on thc Italian front and on thc Saloniki  front there is practically nothing doing. This  docs not mean disaster lo the Allies. It docs not  mean that the battle is lost. But it ought to mean  an end to thc cocksiu-c prattle which has  been thrust upon Canadian readers for months  past through the daily press. These are days when  there should be plain speaking. We havc had  an overdose of soft platitudes and smug plaudits.  These have not deceived the enemy, but only our  own people. Today thc issue is grave. Let us not  be deceivd any longer. The deception of thc past  led only to smug complacency. Slowly but surely  ithe-war has been going against us, and all the  while the department in charge of the war news  as it is given out has dished up school-bOy "rot,"  so absurd at times as to discredit the stability of  thc Canadian mind accepting it.     o  Let us face thc facts. We are fighting with our  backs to the wall. This docs not mean that each  shall do his or her "bit." It means that,each must  do his pr her utmost, whether on the fighting line  in France or on the handle of a hoc in this Okanagan of ours. Pulling noses at Kaiser Bill is not  going to aid in winning this war.  Friday and Saturday  Ends Our  Big'  Anniversary Celebration Week*  TaKe advantage of our offer.  BUY THE BEST MERCHANDISE YOU CAN, RIGHT   IN   YOUR   BIG  VALLEY STORE.  WE PAY YOUR FARE���������������������������READ:      ^  ���������������������������..*���������������������������..*.. v ���������������������������    . .. . .... - V -  A TRIP TO VERNON AT OUR EXPENSE  RATS COST MILLIONS  ', The Ottawa Department of Agriculture is  taking up the question of the destruction of rats.  While in Canada these destructive animals havc  not-yet spread over the greater of the prairie provinces in their gradual migration from the east,  they have spread over southern Manitoba, and as  thc west becomes more settled their destructive  hordes will certainly extend further afield, menacing especially thc grain interests.  V Their destructive powers arc well knowm In  Europe it was estimated, after a full inquiry in  1907, that thc average annual loss caused by each  rat in Britain equalled $1.80, in France $1, and in  Denmark $1.20. Thc loss in rural districts in  Great Britain and Ireland in thc same year^werc  comfi'uted to be 73 million dollars, andfa capital  of about ten million dollars was employed in the  industry of supplying means for their destrue  All out-of-town customers making tlie necessary purchases during our Anniversary Week  we will refund Railway Fare single or round  trip  as  per schedule given  below     This  does not include flour, feed, sugar and   Groceries.  j -���������������������������  Single Fare Round To  Purchase      Purchase  Amt  Ain't  Kelowna   ..  .. . ������������������20.00  35.00  Penticton - .  ...  35.00  60.00  Nairn n   ....   25.00  40.00  Sunny wold  Ok.  Mission      15.00 ,.  30.00  ...   20.00  35.00  Grindrod or  Mara 20.00  35.00  Single Fare Round Tp  Purchase      Purchase  Ain't   -���������������������������  Ain't  Princeton  :.. $70.oo  o $100.00  Summerland  ...  35.00  00.00  Ok.  Centre   .  .:.  15.00  30.00  Whiteman's  ...   10.00  20.00  Peachland  ...  25.00  45.00  Naramata    ..  ...   40.00  70.00  Sicamous   ..  ...  20.00  35.00  Single Fare Round Tp  Purchase      Purchase  Ain't  Ain't  Short's  Point  ..$10.00  $20.00  Wcstbank   ...  Salmon   Arm.  Armstrong   ..  Enderby   ....  Larkin      . .  20.00  .   25.00  ..   10.00  . .   12.00  ..     5.00  40.00  50.00  15.00  20.00  10.00  e made as above.    Come and  Produce your return ticket and purchase slips and refund will be made as above  visit thc finest store in the interior of B. C.      It will do your heart good.  Mail Order Department H.  VERNON, B  BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR STORE  It Pays to Putin a Want Ad  Enderby Hardware Co.  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������  the Liberal government then in power "for Im  perial reasons." By the time the Borden govern  ment  campaign against rats.,  govern       Recently, thc Chief of the Biological Survey of  the   "Jin   t,ie United States Department of Agriculture has  Ycars past, when politics and politicians-kept  men in hostile camps in B. C, and when if one  side suggested a thing the other side opposed it  on  general principles, good or bad; one of the... o   f    1nn, ., --,- .    ������������������ - t   ,, ------    ~   _,.    ..    ��������������������������� ��������������������������� xl  slogans of both parties wis "a white B C " Ourl n" In '' 4 U)e losscs ln France were computed,paper was hardly off the press  political leaders tossed the puck from one to the'������������������l f������������������rt>' "Won dollars. At the present time the when the-owner of the green-  other and their followers, like sheep, followed I EJ?gI!s,\ Po4,rc\ ������������������' Agriculture is making special hacks came 'round and earned  the cue. Year after vear,. restrictive lcgislaton,!c,lorts t������������������ combat the rat pest in England as a them away. Another example:  passed bv thc McBride" government, would get as'"lcans ������������������.{ s������������������v������������������n8 *?od supplies, and the Sanitary A chicken fancier inquired "the  Jar as Ottawa, where it would be disallowed bv J-caSUc m .France is also carrying on a vigorous cost of inserting a "tor sale" ad-  Wc told him 2c a word for the  first insertion and ie a word for  each subsequent"insertion.    J-Jc  said he would go home and prepare his copy, asking us to reserve space for him. _ Thc next  day he came back and told us  that on arriving home he found  a buyer waiting to take the very  articjc he wanted to sel}.   We  I have had numerous people tell  j us their, experience to illustrate  "    pulling power of a classified  Articles have hccn adver-  as lost, and the owner has  T..-  .. . _T_r_T_,c,_T_ home with a sad heart  Our Canadian labor papers are arguing that VCU.VV   as ih.ls. f,!S(^sc: was called, and 2,000,000land found the lost article on the  there   are   thousands   of   alien    workmen   cm  ployed in this counlry to the exclusion of C  adian  workmen;   there  arc  othcr  thousands  of t>! ��������������������������������������������� i        i .,     .     v���������������������������  ^^���������������������������,������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������^._-������������������������������������������������������T ... T���������������������������r  ���������������������������.-T, ~.~T  rTT.  .ffUPcsg-a���������������������������. JaIffliese_,ancLHjndpps__steadiI^em-:i-P.?-.!^._a.n.d ������������������UK.ler*\methods of preventingthejnext ^  uFl   nS\7bt'^5 We havc ������������������n. Electric Vacuum Cleaner, thc best on the market  is nothing that.will beat an ad      Rcnlcd out at ...50caday  r n��������������������������� Cn?r       M.?nv ? of    or 24-in. Cedar Shakes at ..- $8.00 per thousand  Commoner.       Many     ot   .otir^ iptninmnn(1tnn)]iHali)vnvc  q BW.t;������������������������������������������������������c  ������������������n-ti, a-������������������, u.  ������������������99.00  00  00  and kno'w whore to fi.id lhcm.'| U^^n-l^tyE^&a^'it  And the person dcsinng to gc   PiUci *for SiU���������������������������c at ....;.....  a message to the people quickly _^_  cannot beat the classifieds. It  is a department in any newspaper that is watched as closely  as" the news columns.  And it pays the advertiser.  Last week wc advertised,a lost  roll of greenbacks, found.    The  allowed to remain undisturbed. I-Jencc the conclusion that Canada, as a colonial possession of  Great Britain, cannot pass a law restricting the  operations of the yellow men within the Domin  army of rats, the labor of 200,000 men is required annually.  Resides the enormous destruction of food 'sun-  00  ....    60c   -- 40 c. dozen  Milk Bottles  Quarts,* at    ������������������2.25  doi  Pints, at  . ...; ;   1.75 do2  Bottle Caps, at     .40     lb  Lawn Mowers T Jl-  at last year's prices  14-in   Low   Wheel   .  10-in       "    "   ......  14rin  High  Wheel   .  10-in  $7.50  8.00  8.50  9.00  1-20 Bali Bearing ..........  11.50  No. J5, 750-ib " " .. M7M  Get the test at the' Armstrong  Creamery before buying a separator���������������������������You will find the J>e bavaj  bas the lead.  Try Creonoid  For Spraying Your Cows. Jt will  keep the Hies away   -  '/.-gals   : 00rcts  *A -gals 50 cts  barge Prown Afixing "(Jowls, regular, 31.00; at  .75 cts  ployed at high  wages while our own  drawn away Lo Europe to fight thc _.  Fmpirc at less lhan one-quarter the  :sprrafrof-plnguc-involveJlhfc-mostrv^  to aliens who hold their jobs at horn  And   lahoringmen    ask    Ihesc    pointed  lions: Who brought the alien workmen"to this' f.f^ft^^S1 "V^? ^  country anyway? Who keeps them here? How R ?,! ! h? tcd that. U P4lrat ,na>' 1* ������������������  long could thev slav in Canada without a  job? illclor ,n thc s')mu| ������������������< tins disease.  United States,  in important  Who provides lhc jobs? Who profits bv their  holding these jobs? Why nol put a tax on the  man or inslilulion '-employing alien workmen?  These questions arc ugly* ones to face if wc do  not want aliens to take over the best things in  the country.   But no good can come from askini*  SOW PON'TS JN APVEJWSJNG  "Don't fail to advertise if you havc something  to advertise.  Pori't forget advertising is a part of thc selling  them at.this time, in face of the fact that"Chinese ���������������������������jjnd selling is no joke  docs pay. to advertise. And  classified ads cost so little that  anyone can afford to give tlicm  a try out.  and Japanese troops are fighting wiih the Allies ' C*0"'* leave thc copy to thc office boy's aunt. A  Then, too, if we take this position, what becomes iS,,c can K1"* soc,<s for soldiers better than write y  of thc doctrine of the common brotherhood of at,������������������    P������������������ il yourself.  which   you   cannot  man which we delight lo preach?   Wc ought to  accept thc fact if we preach the doctrine.  WHAT DOISS IT MEAN?  How many people fully realize what thc great  offensive on the Western front means? Anvonc  of a thoughtful turn of mind, not "led away by the  speculative articles from various sources, all intent upon putting tlie best side on a very dark  cloud, and capable of putting two and two together must realize the full'purport.of Sir Douglas Haig's recent message to his troops: "We arc  fighting-with our backs to the wall," said he, "we  cannot give another foot of ground." Since these  words were uttcrd, the enemy has taken Kemmel  Hill, dominating the ground* around Yprcs, and  the Mcssincs Ridge, said to be the backbone of  tlie wstern line.  This does not mean that the Western line has  broken, nor that it will break; but it does mean  that the Ypres salient will have to bc given up if  ads.    f)o it yourself.  Dpn'f make  statements  support in practice.  Pon-t try to put a frill page of copy in a quarter page of space. Better to put a quarter page  of copy in a full page of space and bit the bull's  eye.  Don't forget to follow up your advertising.���������������������������;'  Don[t give more than one bright idea in.,an  advertisement.    To  do so may endanger your  future stock. . ��������������������������� V r-  Don;t express words that pictures will display.  Use tlie illustrations; it sinks.deeper. ^h  .iVJDbh't-'overlook good Avill in yolir business  and the fact that you can make good will in and  through your advertising.  In the course of one month there were 35,718  inquiries made at the eight London Y. M. C. A.  inquiry bureaus; 10,325 soldiers and sailors were  met at the railway stations, and 1,198 were given  hospitality in private houses. During one week  18,200 Sailors and soldiers slept in tlie Y. M. C. i__.  station huts. ''} '  Makes No Distinction  Pte. A. G. Empey, author of  "Over the Top", said recently in  a statement: "You people in  America ought to do everything  ou can to help the Y.M.C.A. It  is thc real home of the American soldier in France. Jt can't  give him bis loved ones, but it  gives him the comforts and interests and pleasures of home.  It brings home to him there in  the mud of tlie trenches. And  those Association men are not  drawing any wonderful salaries  either; they are volunteers and  they are in tlie midst of the mud  and the firing, as the soldiers  are, to make the soldier comfortable and help him maintain  the religion and the manliness  tliat he had when he went into  the war. The Y.M.C.A. doesn't  make any distinction in any  way���������������������������Protestant, Catholic, Jew,  Athiest���������������������������everyone is welcome.  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������.  Most ������������������conorotca|  We ever u������������������ec|.  A boat Hke the Dathousie City provides one of the hardest tests a white IcacJ can pe subjected to, because it i*  continually in a moisture-laden atmosphere.  The letter reproduced helow is conclusive evidence of the  superior covering capacity of  P. $. WHITE J-PAP  In former year* the Niagara, St. Catharines and Toronto  J?y. Co. used fl ton of ordinary white lead to cover the  Steamer Dalhou'ie City. This year they used Prandram's  p. 3. with the result that only 1,500 lbs. was required.  Th* other qualities of this white lei<J are equally outstanding.    Tn  brilliance nnd in durability. It it unrivalled. It Alls the pores, and mskcj  '������������������tough elastic film thnt will not crack or peel eitlu-r In warm weather  Or in cold.   Though slightly higher in price it is more economical.  po not Just ask for BrawJrsro's B. B.���������������������������Insist ������������������n !.*���������������������������  Equally vorth f nstshnt <"������������������ "tt  our brands of Paints, Varrishts.  Shingle Sliins end tl'rorf Hllers.  A   uniformly high  Quality runt       throughout tht tntirt tin*.  23"-J?V:  "���������������������������*������������������������������������������������������''������������������������������������������������������ **v*  __.-T **������������������ ������������������n_.  lill)  '.������������������5?!  .^������������������������������������������������������"���������������������������i-i'w  Practically onc new Y.M.C.A.  hut has been completed every  second week-day during the war  , HAM-AX ST4WN   T���������������������������tOWTO WIMMI������������������������������������S .CAIJOMMIV. BOMOMTOM  VAMCOUVBft  FJILION HARDWARE CO. LTD.  ,::������������������'������������������������������������**������������������ ���������������������������_���������������������������  ENDERBY.B.  _._^   ii hi'-i'i iri*       r^i'fc'J in i   I THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  i  'HOLD ON"  If you can keep your head when all  ahout  you V  Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;  If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,  Rut make allowance for tlieir doubting,  too;  If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,  Or being lied about don't deal in bes,  Or being hated don't give way to hating,  And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise;  If you can dream���������������������������and not make dreams your master;  If you can think���������������������������and not make thought your aim;  If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster  And treat those two impostors just the sameV  If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken.  Twisted by knavcsuto make a trap for fools,  Or watch thc things you've given your life to, broken,  And stop and build 'cm up with worn-out tools;  If you can make onc heap of all your winnings  And risk it all on one turn of pilch-and-toss,  And lose and start again at your beginnings,  And never breathe a word about your loss;  If you can forcc your heart and nerve and sinew  To serve your turn long after they arc gone,  And so hold on when there is nothing in you  Except the will which says to them: "Hold on!"  If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,  Or walk with kings���������������������������nor lose thc common touch;  If neither foes nor cooing friends can hurt yOu;  If all men count with you, but none too much;  If you can fill the unforgiving minute  With sixty seconds' worth of distance run,  Yours is the earth and everything that's in it,  And���������������������������which  is more���������������������������you'll be a Man, my son!  ���������������������������Rudyard Kipling.  Mrs. R. W, Kelly returned  this  week  * from a visit'at points south.  Mrs. Ettcr is visiting with  friends in Penticton.  Mr. W.Hillier left on Wednesday for Agassiz, B.C.  Mrs. W. Weir of Grindrod  was a visitor in town on Saturday.  Mrs. W. Hill left on Wednesday for -Vancouver to visit with  her parents.  Miss Ella Phillips of Vernon  spent Sunday at her' home in  Armstrong.  Frank Hassard, transport  driver, came'in on Wednesday  to visit his home here.  Mrs. C. B. Parkinson, Mabel  ^ Lake-Valley, spent the week-end  with relatives7 in Armstrong.  Auctioneer Mat Hasscn will  sell the dairy stock of Chas. E.  Strickland on Wednesday, May  8tb.  V Mr. F- O. Wood, R.C.L.S. of  Salmon Arm, lias been in Ami-  strong for the past week, surveying.  Messrs. F- Morgan and G.  ILcmbke motored to Kamloops  on Thursday, returning on Saturday.  Sergt. J. f$������������������V* who has heen returned  to Canada. i>einjj unfit for service, spent  a few in Armstrong visitincr with his  relatives, fle left oo Monday for the  Coast.  tyr. F- Morgan, of Kamloops,  spent a few days in Armstrong  last week, visiting ^ with Ins  mother.������������������  ��������������������������� Mr. and M*8* Robert Placjt-  more have moved into the  bouse recently vacated fay Mrs.  j. M. pird.  Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Price and  children of Hupel and Miss  "piurcnce, teacher of tlie Hupel  school, jwcre visitors in Arm-  ^troniJ^bn^Saturday:  The next meeting of the Ann-  strong Comfort Club wm he  held in their rooms on Wednesday, May 8th.  Rev. B. W. Lee will preach in  the Methodist Church next  Sunday evening at 7.30. Missionary service.  Mr. F- C. Brown of Hanna,  son-in-law of Mr. Ives, spent a  few days in Armstrong last  week looking over farm property in the district.  Mr. Ryan, of Vancouver, has  bought the property recently  occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blaclcmore, and will shortly  come to Armstrong to reside.  Stokes tlie Jeweler, who narrowly missed being burned out  Jast week, has cleaned and repainted the interior of bis shop  and is again ready for business/  Mrs. H. A. Fraser was a "visitor to Vernon on Friday.  Miss A. HamilL of Vancouver  returned home this week.  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Heggie of  Vernon were in Armstrong on  Tuesday.     '   . ':  Mr. N. A: Kenny of Enderby  was a visitor in Armstrong on  Wednesday. .    ., ;  S. Bowes, J. Toward and .E.������������������  Smith left last week for .Victoria to don the khaki.  The Misses. Hope and Enid  McKee left on Saturday,for Alberta, where they have accepted  schools. ,  The recent improvement in  the. entrance to the Armstrong  Hotel adds very much to the appearance of the. building and  the convenience of guesfs.  Miss.,M. Tooley returned on  Monday from .Vancouver and  will'visit with relatives in Armstrong. She was accompanied  by her little niece from Vancouver.  Pr. IJsley returned on Wednesday from Vancouver. He reports Mrs.Hsley much improved  since her recent operation. She  expects to be out of the hospital In about a week.  The chief of.tlie American  censoring officers in France  writes that over lialf of tfae letters written by American soldiers in France tell of tbe work  performed by the V.M-C.A.  The Armstrong Presbyterian  Sunday School will change time  on Sunday next for the summer  months. Parents, of children are  asjvcd to keep-this change in  imml, which will fae 9.45 a.m. -  Mrs. Gregory received a telegram on Tuesday informing her  that her husband, Pioneer H. N.  Gregory, had died of wounds in  France. _ _The_ sympathv-of. the  district   is   extended   to   Mrs.  & Whitehouse, has severed his  connection with-that fiim and  accepted a position with Neil &  Cryciermaii, of Vernon. His  wife and family moved to Vernon this week.      .  The Misses Ida and Greta  Adams and Messrs1. L. Gordon  and T. Drew of Vernon came  by auto c to Armstrong to visit  With friends on Sunday.  A very pleasant event took,  place on Monday last when a  number of .tlie'members of the  Armstrong minstrel company  waited on Mrs. C. Waggett and  presented her with a pearl and  amethyst necklace in recognition of her valuable services as  pianist for the troupe, and  to whose excellent work so  much of the success of the*show  was due. Tlie presentation was  made by Mayor Wright, who  in a neat speech expressed the  sentiments of the whole company.  Take Over Kamloops Business  .; Messrs. A. E. and Frank Morgan have taken over a grocery  business in Kamloops and have  let go all interest ever held by  them in Armstrong. It is the  intention of Mrs. Morgan to join  them early in June, if she can  so arrange her Armstrong affairs as to get away at that tune.  Armstrong and district lose  very valuable citizens in the departure of these pioneers. They  have been-identified with every  progressive move made by the  town and district for many  years and always1 have been accepted as "fixtures" in all civic  affairs. Mrs. Morgan, too, has  never allowed an opportunity to  go by where she could be of service in the public weal. All will  bc much missed in matters of  public interest.  iz_inr\wvm\y\^^ _i  We have disposed of the men's wear to Mr. F. Renault who will  continue the   business  Special Notice  *���������������������������  Beginning Wednesday, May  8th, the Avalon Theatre will  change its regular Thursday  nights' showing of pictures, to  Wednesday night of each week.  The evening shows will begin at  8.30 on account bf the daylight  saving law. The regular Saturday; night;., show.; wijl , be .'the  same as usual, but beginning at  8.20. ' * .  .-.,  THE DRESS GOODS ARE MOVING FAST.    PRICES ARE REING CUT DEEPER  THAN EVER.      MERCHANDISE IS RECOMING SCARCER  SAVE FROM 20 TO 50 PER CENT. ON  Dry Goods, Women's and Children's wear, Boots and Shoes.    If you havc received  samples or goods from this spring's catalogue or mail order Jiouscs,  bring. them <-  along and compare the values at Munro's.  ' SS  Some wonderful values in Women's Cotton Vests at 20c and 25c  Fine Cotton Vqsts with crocheted yokes at. .../  30c and 35c  . High-grade porous knit Vests, 45c; a good range of large-sized Vests.  Black knitted Cotton Drawers with lace.edge at..;...'.   35c pair  Fine soft pure-wool Ladies' Vests, summer -weight, worth $1.45   for 85c  A line of Children's Vests, splendid Swiss-rib seconds at  ,:   10c each  Children's Vests at 15c and 20c.    Black or White knit Drawers, now 25c  .. A beautiful quality in Girl's Combinations  at     50c suit  Infants' ^fine Vests, Cashmere finish, worth 75c, for 40c and 45c each  Infants' Vests, stamped pure wool, soft and,well finished, worth $1.25 for 85c  Stanfield's Silk and Wool Vests, theybest [infants';vests made, worth $1.25, for   .. 85c  ' Varita Vests, catalogued at $1.00; pure1'fine wool,- selling at   75c each  limited quantity of Dr. Jaeger's fine pure wool and cashmere sweaters, with buttoned  ;   shoulders, in white, brown, navy, etc.; worth today $2.75, for ....$1.45 and $1.75  Lovely Embroideries and Laces, at 20 per c. less than they can be purchased wholesale today.                                               j          ���������������������������        y                             _              v  Black and White long Silk Hose for .liiv.-'.. i.S, ji.1  50c pair  \  A fine range of Women's American ahdf Canadian-Shoes, in patent pumps, Gibson ,&  Strap style, all sizes in the rangeat        ....... ...:....      $2.50  ���������������������������',. Jap Silk, black, white and colors /.25c yd    Double-width Fancy Silk .'-;? 39c yd' :  ,'���������������������������" Misses striped and plain flannelette nightgowns��������������������������� . :. :\.'.  65c  Fine Cotton Voiles, 40-in wide, in colors: :     29c yd  Colored Mulls and Muslins, 36-in wide .... 7  !   45c yd  White Mercerized Damask, wide width .... .....: '. ;..    45c yd  Linen Damask, 70-in wide, worth today, $1.50; for  .'..... : .85c yd .  ��������������������������� Linen Damask, 54-in at 35c iyd ! 70-in'-wide > at :    ,65c yd  .' -j .^Vhite Damask Bedspreads, 86x78, for ���������������������������..../ 1*...'.    $1.85  .White Marcella .Bedspreads, worth today, $2.95, for  :.-..-. ". 1..; .......   ������������������T.95; :  /Beautiful satin-finish Bedspreads, worth $4 and $4^50/ for. ,\  $2.75^ & $3.50 . ':  :   Cheese Cloth or Butter Muslin, now . 1. ���������������������������'.<. .'v.......'.:      6"V������������������c yd  Ribbons, Embroideries, Lace, Trimmings, Hosiery, etc., at test than to day'* cost price  \AAJ\A\jl\Ai\7-X^fam__\2  www  mw\m news in Hww  Gregory in her hour of sorrow.  Mrs. C.\ Quesne! and her  daughter, Mrs. j_. F- Andre of;  J_umpy, were week-end guests  of Mrs A. H. Napper. Miss ii.  Quesne) who came with them  continued the journey to Vancouver, where she will take up  nursing at the Vancouver General Hospital.  A sale of work, consisting  principally of .children's wc7ir  with a pantry, sale and afternoon tea. will he held in the  vacant store in the Brick Block;  lately occupied,by F. Simington  & Co. on Saturday afternoon,  May 4th, by the W. A. Ail are  cordially, invited.  Mr. C. Fhmkc; who for the  past few months has been cm-  ployed witb the firm of Phillips  W. H. Bischcl, the lumberman visited bis Grindrod property the past week-  Born���������������������������At JCamloaps, April  23rd,'' to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon  Campbell, a daughter.     ���������������������������   . .���������������������������  "Born���������������������������At their Jiome near  Enderby, April 29tb, to Mr.Qand  Mrs. Frank'Hazard* a daughter  There are over J 00 pianos in  Y.M-C.A. camps in FngJand and  France. Also 300 gramapbones  and 27 moving picture machines.  It is the intention of the Fnderby orchestra to hold another  social dance in }L. of p. Hall on  the night of May JOih. Reserve tlie'date. :\  Fast'week the city^pouhd did  a-land-oflTice-businessf^fn^factr  ��������������������������� 1��������������������������� !_.   "'1    X    * **. J.JL*        i-l   *    J*. 1        *  Mrs.Chadwick spent the week  end at the home of Mrs. Bnck-  nelb Glen Mary-      *  4;:4lTo������������������nkihsou is erecting a  small, sawmill on the river bank  close to the Grindrod bridge.  TJidse Sunday dinners at the  King Fdward are as popular as  ever. Chicken isn't on tbe restricted list. Try it on Sunday.  FJight-f4eut. Lambert has received orders to report for service to Toronto, and he will cut  his stay in Enderby short, leaving for the Fast Friday.     V.  ; Mr; P. F- Hatt, district military' Y.M-CA. secretarv, will  speak in the Presbyterian  Church next Sunday morning  at a united service on the work  of the Bed Triangle. Pon!t fail  to hear him.   The big drive for  l-.ti-n.  -| wofje  they had to quit putting.stock in fnni]s u on^  to let the owners wjshmg to re-!        1 + *  7, 8, and 9:  AREYQUDOINQ  (rood telephone service depends ppon the proper use of  the telephone. This simple practice is, essential. ���������������������������  Consult tlie current issue of  the, tejepbone,directory instead  of trusting to your memory.   -  Give your number and speak  .^���������������������������"frHS^wte N*������������������ transmitter,.  ;J\ fysten carefuhy for the. operators repetition and make  sure she has heard you correct-.  ' 'y*       .    . ���������������������������'",'*  These simple rules will ijejp '  v ,R^*w*������������������!* quick and satis-  ^ffte^ervjce and will make  ^Hie ^telephone   an__even _ more,  ���������������������������helpful assistant iiTall your af-  fairs.  We Keep a Good Supply o������������������  ChicK Food & Remedies 1  '    \     ;  Baby Chick in pkgs. or bulk at 7c per lb.  Chick Developer at 6c per lb. ,        '-  Special for this week in Pickles  Sweet. Gherkins, regular 30c per lb. for ... V.V....... .25c  Sweet Mixed, reg. 30c, for ........... ..'���������������������������..... V ........   25c;?  TEECE & SON,  'PHONE 48  Bell Block, Enderby  deem fo get their's o^ut-  Owing to a recent change in  the Municipal Act, the rebate on  City taxes this year will he  much greater than ever before.  June 30th will be the last day  for the rebate.  The Grindrod public hall is,to  be built this summer. It will he  a community affair, several of  the farmers in that locality already having subscribed something over $400.  If reports are true, Manager  Geo. H. .Pobie of tlie Okanagan  Telephone Co.,. put one over on  bis Okanagan friends last week  when became in from the coast,  got married and away again  with Ins bride before anybody  put the buzzer on him.  > Pr. MclCechnie performed a  double operation on Mrs. W. R.  ^arrows in Vancouver on April  24th. Her many friends of Fnderby and district will be glad  to learn that the operation was  entirely successful and that she  is recovering satisfactorily.  :'- Word has becn received from  Pte. F. R. Kenny that he has  just received his Xmas parcel  sent by the Trench Comfort  Club,- and wishes to thank 'the  Enderby friends for it. He says  it was just what he needed and  arrived in France in good condition.  ptc Leonard Funk returned  from tlie coast tliis week, with  his papers of discharge. He is  remaining in Fnderby in the  hope that he will receive the appointment of deputy fire warden for this district. Mr. Funk  is a young man thoroughly  equipped by past training for  the work required'1 of men in  that capacity, and his friends  hope to see him get the position.  Mr. p. F. Hatt was in Fnderby Wednesday preparing  for thc meetings to be held in  tliis district on Sunday next.  After the morning service in  Presbyterian Church, Mr. Hatt  will go to Hullcar for the afternoon. '��������������������������� He reports warm interest in the work of the Red Triangle in all parts of the district  and the province, and is confident "that all sections will more  than meet the demands made  upon them in the interest of the  Military Y.M.C.A.  Inkstains may be removed  from glass by immersing thc  article in cold water and rubbing with common household  salt.  ���������������������������i;!  Consult %b* directry  aJwayt  OKANAGAN  TWWQNP  CO.  "\_.  *^<^.  . H. <  y  iV  ->>ai--i-_h-Jliiii-ia-t  $2jQQ w\\ buy tbe  Commoner for one  year.  Dominion Day Celebration!  ARMSTRONG,  B C OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY. 2, 1918  BAN  NTRE  ESTABLISHED OVER 100  Banking By Mai  Those living at a.distance  from any Branch of The Bank  of Montreal, can transact all  their regular Banking By  lylail, with the same safety  and convenience of a  personal visit.  ���������������������������SBDCICI  should be given every chance.  Provide them with suitable  brooding quarters, feed sparingly on dry feeds and keep evcry-  HEAO   OFFICE  D.  , R. CLARKE,  Supt.. British Columbin Branches.  VANCOUVER.  C.  B.   'Winter,   Manager',   Enderby  Branch.  BRANCHES IN OKANAGAN DISTRICT  Armslrong,        - ,     Penticton,        -       Summ������������������r!������������������n4  Kelowna,  Princeton.  ; Vernon.  bargains  thing scrupulously clean  Cariadas Crop Outlook  why , don't you put  them in the paper so that we  can see what they are?''  Twenty Years Ago  Ladies wore bustles.  ., Operations were rare.  Statistics ] Nobody had appendicitis.  The    Census :  and    ^.^���������������������������,,. --. . r  Office issued  a bulletin  giving;Nobody worewhite slio.es.,  the results of inquiries as to the | Cream was five cents a -pint.  Thousands of men arc needed  to help 'on'the farm this summer. Thc increased -acreage ol  cereals is an imperative ��������������������������� war  time necessity: Employers ol  labor should allow men with  farm experience to go back to  the farm.  MX  8:  >0<  ><o  V  j Birthday Presents j  X  ���������������������������������������������       ������������������k_   R_KiV.   Bov.   Girl,   fl  I  I  3  9 E; T. ABBOTT  I  5  fi  For the   Baby,  Boy,  Girl,  Father, Mother or Friend,   c  Our selection, is . varied  (j  '   so that your.'wants . .  x  are complete.    -       ��������������������������� |J  Subscription   taken   for . rj  all newspapers at  oub- V  lishers'- rate  . . If less tlian 100 chicks  be. brooded the old natural way  will answer: if more, artificial means arc to bc preferred.  Some1 hens.never .make: good  mothers. If the sitting hen.is  not suitable, transfer some ol  thc eggs before hatching to one  that is, if vou havc her. Treat  the mother hen for lice several  times before the chicks hatch  and make-sure , there arc no  mites. Have the chicks,conic out  several broods at a time, and  double up thc chicks, giving 15  to 18. to each. hen. Small "A"  coops to accommodate one fam  xlilv  Drugs. Stationery and  Tobacco.  ARMSTRONG, B. 0-  fi  ; OKANAGAN   HOTEL  A fine line of  Soft Drinks  Always on Hand  When you want a pleasant, cooling, refreshing drink in the warm  summer evenings, come to Armstrong's leading hold.  ? mv arc good. Where hens agree,  f] larger coops or colony houses  5 mav serve flic purpose of several hens and lhcir broods. Keep  the broods away from the general flock. Move the coop frequently/ Don't let the hens out  when the chicks arc small and  especially, in thc morning.  Of artificial brooders there is  quite a variety both good and  bad.. Any brooder should provide a temperature of 90 to 100  degrees under the hover. It  should have good ventilation,  no" draughts, and should be easy  to clean. So-called out of door  brooders arc not always satis-  small  and  V. Q. WQQJJ, B. C. U S.  Armstrong and Salmon Arm  Subdivisions, Mineral Claims, Timber bimits, Pre-emptions, Drainage,  Irrigation and Road Surveys, Maps  and plans.  Phone 62  'Salmon Arm, B.C.  stocks of wheat, onjts, baric.}  and flaxseed in Canada at the  end ofoMarch, the stocks;of all  agricultural produce, remaining  iii farmers' hands at thej same  dale and the proportion of crops  of 1917 that proved to be of  merchantable quality.  The compilation -of *'returns  collected- from elevators, flour  mills, railway companies and  crop correspondents'shows that  on March 30th, 1918, thc quantity of wheal and wheat Hour expressed as wheat.was;77 million  bushels as compared with 1-26  million bushels last year, 197'in  11916 and 79 'million 'bushels j in  February, 1915. The total for  hi918 comprises 25 imilliOh bu;  in the elevators,'.flour'mills and  in winter storage in vessels, 32  million bu. in farmers' hands  and 20 million bu: in transit by  rail. Of oats, including bat products as oats, the total quantity  returned as in Canada on March  30th, 1918, was 155% million  bu., as compared with 184 million bu. last year, thc total for  1918 comprising 24V_ million  bu. in elevators and flour mills,  124 million bu*. in farmers'  hands and 7 million bu. in transit by rail. Of barley thc toial  quantitv in Canada on March  30th, 1918, was returned as 18  million bu., as compared with  15 million bu. last year, thc to-;  tal for 1918 comprising 4' million bu. in elevators and' flour  mills, 14 million bu. in farmers*  hands and 1 million bu. in transit by rail. Of flaxseed in Canada there was on March 30th,  1918, 2,420,000 bii. as compared  with 5,662,000 bu. last year, thc  1918 total consisting of 1,459,-  000 bu. in elevators, 516,000 bu.  in farmers" hands and 445,000  bu. in transit by rail.  According to the repeats bf  crop coirespondents, out of the  total wheat production of 1917,  14 p.c. or nearly 32 million  bushels. remained in farmers"  hands on March 30th, 1918. This  proportion, is lower than last  vear (21 p.c.) and than in 191G  "(23 p.c.) and compares with 13  in 1915..   Of thc remaining  factorv,   being   too  SSSi. a^'lSs tl-house j^crop^  accommodation can.be made to quantities ���������������������������"timatcd ������������������ ������������������ *n th^  suit conditions.   When there is farmers   hands on March 30th  too much wind for tlie lamp  outside thc coop try it inside.  The indoor electric hover., gives  are as follows:    Oats, 31 p.c.  barley, 20 p.c; rye, J3 p.c; corn  for husking. J2 P-. c-; turnips,  ��������������������������� ...T T rT   best  gc<! plant is short of brooder  space and emergency quarters  have to be arranged. Sometimes  thc services of several broody  liens can be utilized at such a  time. These cannot always bc  depended upon, however, and a  lantern or a hot water boUte  placed in a box and covered over  with sacking will sometimes assist one over a hard place. Coal  oil stoves or electric heaters can  also be used for this purpose or  oiic^cayn^iise^the^colcl^broocler"  One of thc best brooders for a  large quantity of chicks and especially when thc chicks arc all  thc same age is thc room or  stove brooder.. This is a small  stove which burns coal and-is  automatically regulated- For  broodi ng on a la reg scale, not  too : early in the year, these  brooders are very satisfactory.  They can be placed in an.ordin-  arv colony house that is used for  other purposes during the rest  of thc year. There are stoves of  this description which burn oil  instead of coal. Wc havc tried  both kinds. The oil is quite-satisfactory, except for the extra  cost of fuel. For larger plants  and earlier hatching the pipe  brooder is probably the mos  satisfactory. It is more expensive to install, but the heat can  be regulated to suit conditions.  There arc a number of systems  of pipe brooders on. the market  most of which arc satisfactory  providing the bottom heat is  not too great.  els in 1916 and with 32,310,000  bushels in 1915.    flax, 9 p. c.  The returns received from  crop correspondents show that  of tlie total wheat crop of 1917  223,007,000 b������������������sbejs were of  merchantable cuiajity, the proportion being 95 p. c. as compared with 85 p. c. last year,  fhe proportion per cent. of>  other crops estimated to be of  merchantable quality last year  are as follows: Oats 91,. bar-  Icy, _9Q. rye 89, buckwheat 76.  corn for husking 50, flaxseed  89, potatoes 77, turnips, etc.,  83, hay and clover, 87. For corn  the proportion is thc lowest oh  record, and compares with last  year's estimate of 58 p. c.  The following telegram has  been received from the Saskatchewan Department of Ag-i  riculturc: "Seeding became general April 15. About 25 p. c.  wheat sown. Estimated 10 p. c.  inciease in wheat acreage. No  shortage of seed wheat. Tlie  early spring has solved the  difficulty of labor shortage."  l_et the Public Know  Recently a merchant in a rural town happened to see a farrn-  er receive a box at the depot,  and noticed that it was from a  mail order bouse. He also noticed that the goods were right  in his line, and the same he had  carried for years. He immediately approached' the farmer  and said: "1 could have sold you  In brooding, whether natural the goods you have here for less  or artificial absolute cleanliness  must be observed. Brooding  quarters cannot be kept too  clean and there is nothing that  will kill off a bunch of chickens  morc quickly than lack of cleanliness.    Hcilthy  chicks,  put in  the   mail   order  saved    you    the  money    than  house    and  freight."  "Then why don't you do so?"  said the farmer. "I have taken  thc local paper for ycars and  have not seen a line about you  clean brooders," fed' judiciously, ��������������������������� selling these or any other goods,  should live. This vear, more I The mail order house sends ad-  thah ever, care should bc taken' vcrtising matter for my trade  that   the   chicks   which   hatch and they get it. If you have an>  Canteloupes were muskm'elon  Most   voung ; men   had   "livery  billsV      ���������������������������* ���������������������������',���������������������������������������������������������������������������������        V  Doctors   wanted   to   see   your  tongue. S  ' -      , ;  Mill shake was a favorite drink.  Advertisers   did-   not    tell    the  truth:      i ��������������������������� :  The hired girl drew $.50 a wceki  Nobody cared for the- price of  gasoline. y ���������������������������      y-:  Farmers came to town for their  mail. j  The butcher "threw in" a chunk  liver:      ��������������������������� ;  You stuck tubes; in your ears  hear   a   phonograph,   and  cost a dime.  to  it  Living Oh Small Income  If you face' the problem ,as  as most of us do, of how to live  well on a small income, you  can't afford to miss this story  of a cheerful adventurein'living  that made life worth while for  these young' people!  Never live in a cheap neighborhood. .    '   ' .,',''  Never ' buy cheap clothing.  Never charge anything.  Always do your own.marketing     ' ...  Never buy, more, food than  you absolutely need.  Make oiit an* appropriation  for all expenses at the beginning  of each week.'  Pass It Along   V  When little Teddy bumrhd  his head. Uncle Harry gathered  tlie youngster into his arms and  siid *  "There, I'll kiss it, and then  the pain will be all gone."  Cheerfully smiling, the child  exclaimed: ��������������������������� .        y  "Now, Unkeh Hawy, come  down into the kitchen, poor  cook has the toothache."  There ave over 350 milch  goats in B. C:, and the number is  'rapidly increasing. This province is an ideal country, for the  goat industry.  >o<  ><)<  >o<  >0<  >0-0  lhe Registered C|ydes#le  Stallion ��������������������������� -.  ���������������������������will staiid for service at his  own yard on the Creamery  Road; starting April 15th  and will 'stand till August 1st-  The fee will be 112.00 to'insure; -mare with ' foal. All  mares must be ��������������������������� properly attended to and brought back  at the right time which is 2\  days from the .time" of service ,  And any person disposing ot  mare after she is bred and , before she proves to be with or  without foal (having been inspected   by   the,owner of the  the stallion) will  the fee.  be liable for  *.  Owner and Groom.  o  ���������������������������o<  x><  ><><  Sell Your Qltl  Iron  , Payment on Pelivery  |i V. SAUPPR GO  Will pay you $7.00 per ton for old  iron and steel, etc old implements  free from wood, deliverd to John  Tedford, Enderby. Hope Bros.,  Armstrong, or at his own yard in  Vernon. B.C. '  -taMiOTMi  'tn  all countries.   Ask  for  our INVESTOR'S -ADVISER,which will be sent free.  MARION & MARION.'���������������������������  364  University St..  Montreal.  Replace Ypur ^uggy  a  MORE than 100,000 Fordsare owned by peoples  in Canada in preference to the old horse-'  drawn buggy and other makes of cars.  Your neighbors, and farmers in every section of  the Dominion are abandoning their old buggies���������������������������  selling their driving horses and buying Fords.  V.  Ford cars are utility cars. They are built to  endure the strain of constant daily use over rough  roads.' ,..'[���������������������������  i i ' ' t '    *      ' ���������������������������  : These are the tests every farmer gives his car.  The Ford meets them in,a satisfactory manner.  It is: the farmer's car, so why not replace your  horse and buggy with a'Ford?  i '   i > ' . ' '  Runabout.  Touring ,-  Coupe  Sedan - -  Chassis -  TNE UNIVERSAL CAR One-tonTruclc $750  F. O. B. FORD, ONT.  5575  5595  J770  (970  5535  MACK & RANDS,   Dealer*,    Enderby, B. C.  D. C. LEARY,  Deafer, Armstrong, B.C.  ! '    I  m^nty-  -Eotobl Ished    1672.  Capital Authorised, |5,OM,000  Capital Paid-up, . $3,000,000  Surplus   .,--.-  $3,500,009;  t I '     '  i 3 \ t  1 ; ; ���������������������������  1 *     "     J       ���������������������������    '   i   ''      '' :  SUCCESSES seldom attained" with-;  put at least some capital.     The  thrifty man whoysave* regularly is the'  one who reaches the goal of his am-    'J  bition tJStart a savings account today,  at; the iBank of Hamilton.. . ,_wj  ARMSTRONG BRANCH  II.. 1*. _������������������ayntef, Manager,  ,   40~-C' '      ..'",'  .-Sit  ��������������������������� t  .1 .1  0  Re*l ������������������������������������t������������������te awl Jn#wr*nc* Afwft.   ?.  Awctionccr ������������������n^ Mve Stock Sajemiw  ���������������������������* \'. i  REP CROSS  AHENTIQNI  A few Dollar, invest in"Arctic V*\���������������������������% P������������������m4 If* CiW' can  betwrnc4 into more than One Hwwed P������������������r C������������������fit������������������ rrom  Arctic Velvet ������������������mn4 ^rCrenm^U *���������������������������& x^J^^mf  from pure ���������������������������^'beW'W'pure'wiHi^fiwtlir^ recipe^one  of the largest ice cream manufacturers m Canada aw������������������ it w, ma<������������������e by a  man wh������������������ KNOWS.   You must taste "Arctic Velvet BrimcJlce  Cream" to know what good ice cream is. r  We will be pleased to quote prices to Patriotic Societies, <M������������������<*  private parties on quantities large or small for delivery on short  notice  any day during the season  Northern Okanagan Creamery tes'n.  Armstrong, B. C.  lit  J Thursday; may 2; J9is  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  [Baron Rhondda's  ("Germany hopes to starve the  Old Counlry first by the submarine campaign and then to  smash her land forces.' She has  failed/fto-starve us, and she will  fail \U smash us, but wc cannot  achieve victory without food-  There never was a time when it  was more needed. Thc Canadian farmer now has lhc opportunity to make an effective  reply to Lhc enemy's pressing  onslaughts' by bending his undivided energies to increased  production."  ' Tramps, loafers, "sports" and  gentlemen of leisure v>dio hang  around poolrooms, picture  shows, cabarets, railway stations, steamboat landings, street  corners and other places with  nothing in particular to do, ahd  money.      Where  arc instituted within a munici-  palty by any other \  line is divided between the pro  vince and the municipality.  Message to Farmers  the best of it. But where does1  she not have the best of it? The  'rich man is able to buy his coal  in, ten or fifty-ton lots in the  [summer; the poor man has to  buy 'it in ton or half-ton lots in  ithe winter when the price has  -..���������������������������.'������������������������������������������������������j-: -been advanced, and it is; harder  proceedings ,to; gfet;.-.',-The-:jich\man.-can..pay  arc instituted within a munici-|'cash and get the-discbunts ..on  pal'ty by anv other person, thc everything; he can .buy in quantity is divided between the pro- tit:y jotst   He can afford to buy  ithe best, and, as we all know,  'the best is the -cheapest/   The  [rich man is like the expert bil-  Hon T A. Crcrar, Minister of ! Hard player���������������������������all his shots arc  Agriculture,  has  sent  oul  this .easy.   It is thc poor player, who  message   lo  Canadian  farmers, jdocs not know how to arrange  "skin* them in order    to avert things so that Uic shots will be  fa     no   o plant every possible easy.   So it is with the Ontario  ���������������������������u-rJ in Wheat-    "Let mc again!Temperance   Act,   as   in   other  draw   he    ttention-of thclar-ilcgiskUio  mors of Canada to thc great :made by"Mr. Doolejv in rciu-  nccd there is of planting every jtation of the doctrine that the  crc of land in wheat lhat seems I poor man didn't have a <chance  fatonblc to growing it.. The.in the courts ot the land  news lot comes daily of thutjHc said that the poor man had  ���������������������������iwful "rim struggle now being5 hc said that thc poor man'had  fou-ht tFrincTnnd Flondcrsf as much chance in the courts as  brings home-to us clearly andUinywherc else, namely,, a lirst-  ummstakably this fact that, af-, class poonmans chance  nothing in particular to oo  ami ���������������������������?X?&tYour ,ycars' of war,!  "  a; reasonable amount ol  hcalt   ' JSmanlilxsrty is still in the bal-  and strength to do it with will human nw   y     f    ��������������������������� mch is ur.;  Sfe-SilSE :1 T^ceTc^cr! | gent, and Ujjf must  tothcfoff ^^^^1 be of inter  fill occupations." KrrfiH before  l-At this stage in the. world's ^f. ^Ih  f������������������r  history, when every man available is necessary to' (the; safety  of the country, it' tons a1 re-  A Scotch Diamond Wedding  Tlie following from a Mcdi-  ���������������������������!^..CngagC m ���������������������������"*&������������������   ���������������������������~   fool   than   ^^a.u^of^plein  ver did bciorc.    Set apart all M  licne   Hat   whcre   Mr.   Mc^  our land  for growing  crops,^        en ^ feri.ynian before the  nd plant as much wheat as you J-dycnt , 6f'   thc   Finlay   traffic  an. ! -Plan-to  bring  as  much     id      hayc now enjoyed fifty  mn*nbfc"tiiTn������������������ tiiaWherc" arc new land  under cultivation as,        ������������������ Gf married life and are  anykof Ihe'ciars above 'r^rrS j S^'f^^ ^r^^. ������������������^ ^ ^'V ft    Mmft^Dfi  toLft in Canada, but apparently g^^^Ul^much as ������������������?ore Jhan a. *M  there arc. Poolrooms, cabarets  and picture shows report a  thriving business. The hobo is  still, a , frequent, visitor ton his  aimless,way. back   and  forth.  c &~ v-   ��������������������������� -   , - more  man  a  golden  wedding.  'be needed then just as much as .......     *>>    now.'"  Now that they are passing the    evening of their long.life at.En-  sons domiciled in this country  There arc,still sports /at large s|low causc why they are idle,!*erea:  with little to do but smoke cig-iaccordiiig to the new order-in!  ��������������������������������������������� arettcs and go A   '���������������������������^-1 -���������������������������������������������-������������������������������������������������������  amusement  ���������������������������    iVihTOSTn?2f accort?i,lgJl������������������   V1C  ncW1.or<er"1ll John Anderson'my Jo; John.  '.  3 to light piaccs ol  councH.   The law applies to all since we for glide were wed,  Quite rightly, the : between the ages' of 16, and 60,! Mair   than   fifty   years   have   shed      fifty  their snows  - Upon! your  poutliered  head;  And   though    we're���������������������������baith   grown  -��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� , .   .mild, John,- , ���������������������������  ,  .  Tn Italv onlv one third of the Arid doddery and slow,  planation being that there is not;,  sufficient food. The strong-Aua-'j0j,n Andersorn my Jo, John,,  trian army facing the Italians We'll climb a. coach thegither  rVsaid  to have received large And . when   the. tjreakfasf s   owre,  supplies from Russia. payoff wi* ane,anither;   ������������������0  .-       _���������������������������'     V   .    ,    And whilst oar wheels ahint, John,  The   shortage   of   wheat   m AuW-sKoon tbe neebors throw,'  "France has become, so serums We'll5 toyour jliaroonil'JI^neyraaon,  teas and pinochle-in the barn. !arniy  is  being  maintained  on, We'll  keep  They arc now ordered to get to tjlc battle lines; the, official.ex-  work, and if they do not work    *      - ������������������������������������������������������ "---��������������������������� -- ix-~* ^������������������������������������������������������ -���������������������������*  as free men, they will have to  work as prisoners, and work at  "hard labor."  Convictions for an offence  under tliis new Anti-J-oafmg  law before a magistrate renders  the offender liable tp a penalty  not exceeding $100 '������������������TW, cosls,  ancl in clcfanlt of the loafer's  abUUy to pay. J^. mus\ go to  prison not exceeding o months  In a common jail or any institution ������������������r any farm owned, fay a  municipality or province.estap-  tishecl for such a purpose, apq  pnt in the time afthard labor.  Where a conviction is obtained  by a municipality tfae municmal  our. diamond   -syeddin,  .day,' *' ���������������������������"*' .'.'.     -.-- :    ',*   <  John Anderson, my Jo.  that tfae bread ration of. the  French soldiers bas been re^  dueed. 18,000,000 bushels of  wbeat were promised Europe  from North America a montp.  ]A|������������������ Ari^nipwtic AnimM  Since January Jst, the shortage sbm was ^ ^MphJh^wccH  bas been 36.000,000.bushels. ������������������c-,"wrfb a load ������������������J Wfs. ^^1*2  cormria to Hon. Everett Golby. Mercury.   The market *s do^vn  2? for New jersey a little now to what U;has been,  senawr ?oF ������������������^*   y. ^ ^ ^n ^eeD ^ A }V���������������������������  Anyhodv >vho discovers cases fqr a white yet and shit be map  .SSzJl-Sle eJ_A ������������������,���������������������������,. n^*:r.r *V,������������������ VU-..,rrV>       Ho  1-inH   nnA  row  five  taKe actron. >vmui or car(ew������������������s arrang^ t"4 ������������������*" v^j* ������������������ v.v,  waste of food has become ille-'found that the farmer.had.witty  gal, and municipahties ivvho scr. \U a few cents of UV7 for tins  ^IvJkl ���������������������������������������������,.^nrtn������������������ k.������������������o!��������������������������� ha f ������������������V.������������������  ������������������irt      It   weighed . 740   lbsi.  cure'i the conviction receive half  the7fine-wliilc-provincialfofficers  securing the conviction *��������������������������� receive  one pig. Jt weighed 74Q lbsi  a^d^as-the-fasbion-sheet^sayi,,  bad a waist measurement oi  4>  46th ANNUAL STATEMENT  of the Result of the Business oi the Bank for the  Fifteen Months Ending 28th February, .1918  BO ARD    OF    DIRE C T OR S :  SIR JOHN  HEN'DRIE.   K.C.M.G..   C.V.O..  President  CYRUS A. BIRGE, Vice-President.  C.  C <DALTON  I.  PITBL-VDO.  K.C.  ROBT. HOBSON  J. TURNBULL.  W. K. PHIN  W. A. WOOD  J. P.  BELL.  General Manager.  PR OF IT    AND    LOSS  Balahc* at cfedH ofPryht ind Lj-s Ac^ 30th Novoonbcr, 1916  ACCOUNT  1209.556.57  Balance at credit of Profit and U������������������ '^.y^ijlifter deducting charges of man.iBemem   Interest a*-  ��������������������������� Pronts for fifteen months ended 28^������������������egf"^tii',^1d marine provision for bad and doubtful debte 598.522.04  crued on deyosKs. robate on currem dlsoouau, anu t, ^ .  $S0S,07S.C1.  Appropriated as follows: '    , 'cent, per annum  Five Quarterly Dividends at the rate or 1- per ce������������������_ y   ���������������������������Pension Fund.  Annual  Assessment   ��������������������������� .������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   Spef-iai Contribution      War Tax on' Barik Note C������������������Tc������������������ita*Uon    .    'S/.'/.'.'S.'.'.'SSSSS..  .  Patriotic, Kftti Cross atid Relief Funds ���������������������������'���������������������������   Bank Premises Account j   Balance of Profits carried forward   .'   .Hamilton.- lSth March.  1918.       ; |  GENERAL  LIABILITIES.   *U50,000.00  12.106.Sl  10,000.00    22.106.S1    37,500.00    16,030.00    50,000.00  C75.65C.81  .'l232.421.S0  STATEMENT  -To the Public: !   ���������������������������  Notes of the Bank in Circulntion    ........... 5.127.U1.00  Deposits  not  bearing interest. .$16.771.C6J.b.  .-Deposits   bearinp   interest, -in- I  clndiiiB    interest   accrued    to , -  date  of  statement   .,  36.5S8.3n..*-,  Balances due to,other Banks ������������������nCanad^  Balances clue to Banks and Ranking Correspondents, in  the Unitod  Kmffdom. ������������������������������������������������������:���������������������������;������������������������������������������������������:  Balances due to Banks and Banking Corre-  spondervts elsewhere than in Canada and  the ITnitPd Kincrtom  .'.'. .. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������,������������������������������������������������������   Acceptances'under. Letters  of  Crodrt.  ^53,359,981.04  44.154.69  OSS.30  1,191.407.61-  194.917.27  $59,918.-59.91  To the Shareholder*:  Capital Stock paid in ���������������������������   . Reserve Fund i .������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������- ��������������������������� ���������������������������  'Balance  of   Profits  carried  ward ���������������������������....���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������..���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  for--  ".i'aiioo.bbo.oo  232,421.80  Dividend   No.   -115.- payable   1st  March.   1918    ���������������������������.���������������������������;-"i*  Former Dividends unclaimed'.  $3,532,421.80  90.000.00  699.00  3.000,000.00  V  ":���������������������������  3.623,120.80  I66.541.68C.71  ASSETS.  Current Coin ��������������������������� "  Dominion Government Notes     Deposit in Central Gold Keserycs !��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� v-  Deposit with tlie Minister of Finance for the'  purposes of the Circulation Fund     Notes of other Banks ,  Cheques on other Banks   Balances due by other Banks in Canada >  Balances due by Banks and Banking Correspondents  elsewhere   than   in  Canada   901.257.15  6,024,931.00  2,500.000.00  157,000.00  389,297.00  1,846,132.58  33S.559.07  1,059,602.77  $13,216,799.87  Dominion and Provincial Government Securities, not exceeding market value .........  Canadian Municipal Securities, and British,  ' Foreign   and   Colonial   Public   Securities  other   Lhan   Canadian";   Railway and other Bonds.' Debentures and  Stocks, not exceeding market value .���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Call and" Short Loans (not exceeding thirty  days) in Canada, on Bonds, Debentures  and Stocks ,.' .' ;/��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������;i;i'  Call and Short Loans (not exceeding thirty  days) elsewhere 'than in Canada   c - $29,616,152.26  Other Current. Loans ar.d Discounts in Can-        '  ada (less rebate of interest)   ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� 33,i*m.i.ss-m>  Othfir Current I.oans and Discounts f'J*8-  where than In Canada (less rebate of interest) ���������������������������.������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������� ��������������������������� .���������������������������������������������������������������������������������'"��������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������   Real Estate other than Bank Premises ....  Ovordue Debts, estimated loss provided for  Bank Premises, at not more than cost, less  amounts written off :��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ,������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*.  Other Assets not -Included, In the foregoing..  Liabilities of Customers under Letters or  Credit as per contra ?.... ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������  3.295,775.32  7.541.2S0.23  674,841.08  3.487,456.12  1,400,000.00  675.196,00  407.628.84  175.542.30  2.145.455.13  292,590.36  '   194.917.W  REPORt  ,     $66.541.680.71  JT.j_������������������. BELL.   '  General Manager. >  JOHN S. HENDRIW.        * ���������������������������  ,     President '"AUDITOftS  ��������������������������� 1       H abcordance with the revisions ot Su'b-sectlons 19 and"?2o" of Section 56 of thW Bank Act Ve report to ������������������.���������������������������  .f.  C.  S.  SCOTT, j  IS. S. READ.    1  Chartered' Accountants.  Auditors., '  O"  No Reserve Army  - New York, April 23:^-MGreat  Pritain has no reserve army to  sencjovcr-ta France, declared  T-icut."- CoJ; "fraser Hunter, Pnt-  isjt provost marsbaW in1 the.V.  S. Ttfe 7,500,000 miWon m^"  thirty-seven fronts. When Ym<\  en'r^fVhy her since the Avar he-  gan 4iave t'onght .������������������p4' $?$,. on  thirtv seven fronts. When f w  MarshaW fl^g said she had W  ���������������������������hack against the wall' he meant  justth^t"        r  L,.      ���������������������������  ��������������������������� University of Toronto men  today were &fi\\ amazed at winter's speech, W������������������^e last night at  their annnai dinner aUh? >a|e  Clwh.  ,   mmnmvmmmmm^mm-mmmmmmmmmmmmwmm  X*  , ' * t  Freshlv cooKed potatoes, put  through a ricer, or through .a  fine strainer, can_ he^u������������������x| jn  place of part of* the flour -m  patters or doughs. Cold, leftover potatoes mav-he used, put  arc not so easily blended as the  nor is the  OKarm^em Garage  [i   .Agent fqr ^cjJmfghJin;, pj>.feanci( ti������������������ev;rojei r  mm m^mmm  i % v *     *   * i X v*        "t *��������������������������� * *Lj'% 1%j  Tires, accessories; oil, etc. always op hand. Stomg^  butteries   recharged.      J'restolite tanks exchange^.  -��������������������������� FairbanHs Gas Fngines.   , _-,\ j ]\ f- f fis^i^j^iner/y,!  ^Storage-"   Use our free air Ration  sure   of  wc ppip o\ oa,uuu ac- pi������������������   ������������������b  *um������������������M  cm������������������������������������m������������������y   ������������������������������������...-   - _ notatoes   i  live, wiming boys on farms this .for them,, and taught them to icsh hot po atocs i  siunmcr, who have enlisted as \ quit rooting in the mud and flavoi cputc as gooq.  soldiers of the soil.   They will grunting all the time. ;   ...  ��������������������������� Take advantage of our weekly  shipments of fresh fish. .  GEO. R- SHARPE  WHOLESALE - RETAIL BUTCHER  Dissolution of Partnership  Notice is hereby given thai 'lhe  partnership existing between myself and George Rands in thc Gar-  l>b supervised by the S. O. S  organization    of    the    Canada  Fo'od Board;  Several restaurant men who  have either willingly or innocently ignored thc regulations  recentlv^passed by the Canada  Food "JBoard covering-the* conservation of fnodsluH's in public  ��������������������������� rating piaccs have been heavily  fined.  "flich Man Scores Again  fm"m"m  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  business   under   the   style  II h������������������s been pointed out that  ... ,1hc Ontario Temperance Act  of and.the Order-in-Council of Mi  * *  TRYTHENPW  WHl  Cost little but reach -many, ancl are  first-class pullers of  business.    Try one in The COMMONER. 2c & lea word  ���������������������������]-������������������ck & Rands has bcen dissolved., Canadian    Government,    which  Soivctl. jbavc forbidden lhc importation  All debts owing to the said part-, of liquor into that province at  nership are to bc paid lo George' lhc beginning of April, favor lhc  Rands, to whom I have disposed all' rich man against the poor. The  ni y  claims  Star Oakery  Armstrong, B.C.  ���������������������������  ^  share in the business, and all j rich ��������������������������� maiv was able to stock.up  his cellar with all kinds of liquor  against the said partnership, are to be presented to the said  George Rands by whom the same  will be settled.'  Dated  at Enderby,  B.  C.   this  3rd  dav of April,  1018.  EDWARD   JAMES   MACK,  per II. G. Davies, his counsel,   i  that will' not'oiilv last him his  life-lime, hut will, if hc applies  himself earncstlv to its consumption, leave him something  to bequeath to his children, ft  is indeed true. When you come  to think of it the rich man has  PAY CASH for POULTRY  .    ������������������������������������������������������'      and EGGS  Shipments solicited whether  large or small. ' Remittance  made on day of receipt of goods  at prevailing market prices.  A. E. SAGE       Armstrong, B.C.  ������������������  ION6oK������������������RK  >-*������������������*^I'  ���������������������������BUSINESS MANI:- +rey Tommy What" do thpse letters stand Porr  SOLDIER:-"Ju^ now sir, they sland for You.flen Come Across 8  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1918  13  a  WWWW7  USA  Bicycle Week, May 4-il  H  a  a  a  a  a  ^  _������������������  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  3  a  a  a  Comencing May 4th and lasting one week, all bicycle  Dealers in Canada and U. S. are making a special effort  to push the sale of bicycles.  The bicycle is coining back  into  popularity-stronger  than ever.    Cycling is a healthy, vigor giving exercise.  It keeps you fit.  %7^UdA^  Buy your boy or girl a wheel'.    They can use  it going  to school.  Massey  Wheels  $50.00  Standard  Wheels  '" $50.00  Bicycle tires,  Bicycle tubes.  Bicycle pumps  Bicycle pedals  Bicycle-bolls  Handle trrips  Wire tpoke5  Pump connections  Bicvcle oilers  3.00. 3.50 and  -J.00  1.75 and 2.00  50c, 1.00 and 1.25  . 2.25 pair  50c, 75c, 1.25  ouc and 50c pair  5c each  10c. and 25o  25c ea.r\\  Rear combination carrier & stand ������������������2.00  m  flf&ff'-IIJiv  ������������������1.00  1.25  1.50  3.50  10c  mom^J^SBMM  Rear parcel carrier  Wire Bicycle carrier  Cyclometers each  Carbide bicycle lamps  Bicycle valve interior each  Carbide for bicycle lamps per lb- 15c  Bicycle wrenches each     - 25c  '.   Bicycle tape pei roll 10c  Bicycle cement per  Tube C10c  BINDER TWINE  Order "Eiui'y. Get Our Prices  MwnilWnffl W Co. |H.  CORNER HARDWARE ARMSTRONG, 3.C  GLASSIflEP ADVTS.  FOR RENT���������������������������Vacuum cleaner for  rent, 50c per dny. iMacPlniil-  Sniith   Mardvare   Co.  TEXDIiKS���������������������������\yill be received by  =^������������������h c^u n d fei^s i gn ed=u p=4<wEri d ay,  May 1 Otli, 1918, for s heightening  roadway in front of Mrs. C.  Polly's |)lacc. Specifications can  bo seen al point -where work is to  he done.    L. E. Fsht, Clerk.    38-2  YOL'.NT.   COWS   FOR   SALE���������������������������Applv  Goo. Andrews, Enderby. 3~>-.1  HAY l-'OI! SALE���������������������������Besl timothy and  clover, baled, ���������������������������*'*?( I a lo;*), cash.  J.  Wynne,  near Grindrod.       'M')-'2  [���������������������������'OR SAL!-:���������������������������Two wagons, single  bi!.������������������gy, horse and harness. John  /'sere plow. U-in .lever liarrows,  iwo .simile horse cultivators; can  be seen al Mill.   N. A. Hayes. 3511'  RANCH !���������������������������'();,. SALE���������������������������1 miles from  Armslrong: 150 acres, 2.1 under  cultivation. 12 acres young orchard: also number *o*f fresh milch  cows.     Applv   Commoner   ollice.  30-1 r  MEN WANTED���������������������������Everywhere to  show samples for h-rge grocery  corporal ion. Al! goods sold al.  factory prices. Best granulated  sugar at ���������������������������ftfi..l0 cv.i.. Comfort,  Sin-nri.se, Sunligh.l or Gold Soap.  7 for 2:1c; pure lard. 5-ib pali foist.00, etc. Agent's prolii 8.1.50  on every s2.h!> sale. Sample case  free. The Consumers' Association, Windsor. Unt.  HATCHING EGGS 'FOB SALE���������������������������  Pure-bred While Leghorns; alsc  pure-bred Wyandollcs, at 81.,10  pev selling of L'L or ^8 per hundred. Anplv. R. Arnotl, Phone  F800L Ple-.tsant  Valley. 3011  MRS. WAGGET has. just received  the newesL "styles in PANAMA  HATS: also" a new range of  Ladies' 1'aiicv Collars. Call and  see the new styles. MRS. WAG-  GET, .Millinery Specialist, Ann-  strong, B.C.-  POR SALE���������������������������Two work horses and  one driver: 10 beehives; one new  3-wav   force   pump.     Write   Box  __.52,JiZn.daiib y_. 3 7-2=  FOR SALE���������������������������Fine young cow, fresh  in.     1-1.  A.  Allison, Armstrong    2  PLANTS POR SALE���������������������������Early Cauliflower, Cabbage, etc. W. A.  Cuihberll's Ranch.  FOR SALE���������������������������Good democrat, capacity, half Ion; or will trade for  top buggy. IL A. Allison, Armslrong. 37-2  EGGS FOR HATCHING  Base Bali  Goods  MAKE  FAMOUS m  PLAYERS I  USED BY THE  World's Champions  EXCLUSIVELY  Fishing Tackle  Extra Special Bargains  In  fishing   tackle    aud    sporting  goods.    We are closing out   these  two lines.  KS.3E3T  Armstrong B. C-  We will send a New Edison  Diamond Amberol a and a  selection of the World's best  music for five days FREE  TRIAL, in your own home-  Not a penny down. Write  to-day to:  THE HOQO 37STIDNERY COMPANY  Edison Distributors, Vernon  Experimental Farm  Hints to Gardeners  Points On lhe Cultivation of  Some Vegetables Most Difficult To Grow  Rhode IsIuikI Red Eggs, for  selling', from prize .winning  slock.      "Write or phone-���������������������������  L.  E.  SMITH  Armslrong  BULL FOR SERVICE  "Registered Holslcin Bull, witb  grand dairv records. Service fee,  $2.00.  ���������������������������TURNER &  DONALDSON,  'Enderby.  CAR!) OF THANKS  "Mrs. C. A. Binkley ;m;l children  lake this opportunity of timnking  tbeir many friends for lhe kindness and sympathy extended fo  them during their sorrowing hours.  If  your .shoes  .stiffen  after  ix   I rump oil a  rainy day, wash  Ihem   over   with   warm . water  and   Ihen   rnb   caslor  oil   thoroughly inlo Ihem.    This.makes  Uic shoes soft and elastic.  Cauliflower, although onc of  (hc most delicious vegetables,  is onc of thc hardest to grow in  many parts of Canada. It  damps off easily in the hot-bed,  is often badly affected by root-  maggot and frequently does  not head well. Iii raising plants,  transplant them from the seed  row, pot or flat to" a distance of  about two inches apart as soon  as possible each way after the  seed germinates. This permits  a freer circulation of air between thc plants and makes--the  danger of damping off less.  Root maggots are bad nearly  every year in many- piaccs in  Canada and often prevent practically all thc plants from heading. Eggs arc laid on the  ground "near the plant which  soon hatch into maggots lhat  cat into thc roots and thus cut  off the supply of sap. To prevent injury from these, a tar  fell disc, should bc put around  each plant close to thc ground'  at the time of planting. It will  hc too late otherwise. Particulars in regard, to thc use of the  disc may be obtained from the  Department of Agriculture, Ottawa. If the first planting of  cauliflower is a failure, another  planting should be made, as  cauliflowers arc much easier to  grow in laic than in early summer as the maggots arc not so  troulbcsomc at that time and  there is usually an abundant  supply of moisture. If thc sbij  in which cauliflowers arc growing is dry, they will not head  well as they need Jots of moisture and must be kept growing  without a check from start to  finish.  Thc  onion   is  lifficulL  vegetable  another rather  to grew, ll  requires a long season of  grcwih and very often thc seed  is sown too late and if thc summer is cool and wet the onions  will nol ripen and will run to  thicknecks; Thc seed should be  got in the ground as early as  possible so that thc onions will  mature in lhc warm weather,  thus ensuring a thorough ripening and curing of thc bulbs. To  hasten thc development of  bulbs, especially if thc season  is short, young plants are set  out instead of thc seed being  planted. Onion sets will ensure  good bulbs also when lhc warm  weather is short. Root maggots,  often do much harm in the  onion, plantation. Watering thc  rows every four or five days  with hellebore and. water in the  proportion cf two ounces of  hellebore to one gallon of water  while thc insects arc troblc-  somc will control them to a  considerable extent.  Except in thc warmest parts  of Canada ni clous require considerable "care to bring them to  maturity. Thc warm season is  too short. _ To 'overcome * this,  imelons,should be started in hot  beds and kept under glass ,tinlil  there are warm nights in June  or even July. Melons require  heat below nnd -heat above, so  il is necessary to havc a good  bed of manure. They will not  succeed in cold soil-even if the  air above ground is warm.  Melons require a plentiful supply of moisture in the soil to  give the best results.0 Much  watering, however, should he  dclajcd until the ground is sufficiently warmed up so that  heavy watering will not cool it  too much.  der wear 65c. garment  . _   * m r*\     -vt      ������������������ Zinimer Kiiit Combination   Suits,  IOU Are 'BOUnd lO JNOtlCe- . Balbriggaiyaml   Porus  Knit" 95c.  garment,  o"  nic  X  O  |  I  8  5  i  o  I  o  5  1  S  3  5  8  8  8  I.  | "Just Wright" Shoes  I  0  8  New Spring  and   Summer  Styles  Men's Felt Hats���������������������������Our stock comprises the World's best makes,  Uoodrow, Carter and Wilkinson  Makes, prices from 1.90  to 4.50.  Men's Panamas 3.50 to 6.00.  \IenV Chip Straw,  rtJ clressv hat,  S5c. i.00 to 1.50 each".  Straw Plafs for farm  awl., garden  use, 25c, 35c to 50c.   c  The smart, snappy  styles strike your  fancy.  The splendid quality  appeals to your best  ludgment.  Let us show you ali  the new shapes in  bdth Derbys and Soft  H>ts.  0  j  ^ -  Women's Invictus Shoes fj  ^ ���������������������������  0  10 inch top in   ylace !<icl awl Russian leather 9 00, G.25 and 9.50 pr  This is tlie latest and finest prrade  of footwear produced to-day.  Invictus ordinary   height,   bottbn  or lace 0.00 pair.  Men's Invictus Shoes  In new   lasts,   black   and   tan   at  5 50 to S.00  5  o  V  43  w  Oil  ri r-r,  iNVJblUS  %  In button and lace.    7.-'5   to S.C0  .   pair.  (1  Ox  FOREMAN S ARMSTDONa  ARMSTRONG, 3. C.  ���������������������������o<  0  0  0  0  0  0  o  Corporation of the City of  Armstrong  COURT OF REVISION '  PUBLIC NOTICE is hercby  ffivcii lhat the Courl" of Revision  for thc above municipal sly WiM be  held -in lhe Cily Hall, Ai-mstrony,  nnli.'onthiy.Miiy 27th, nl 7.30 p.m.,  -when ;'.l] * compkiiills, against the  assessment will be hefm!.  Any person having 'any complaint against, his or her assessment must give -written nolicc  thereof '16 the assessor, slating his  or her grounds ��������������������������� of complaint, at  least ten (10) clear days previous  to the date of the sitting of the  Court of Revision.        -      -  ERNEST GROVES, Citv Clerk  Paled this 1 Oth dav of* April,  1918. --    ' V  Atlditionul Jic]p was taken on  the past week to handle the increasing "business.  SECRET SOCIETIES  S. H. SPEEliS  Vf. M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40-  Regular - meetings ' first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  <     .   C.  H. REEVES.   ' S ec ret ary  .  2gfr     ENDERBY < LODGE  ,4p|   - r -   Su. V5. K.'bf P.  '''���������������������������'i     ,���������������������������*>    Meets every  Monday  evening.  iiorscor-  d.  C C -  H.M.. WALKER. K.R.'s  U. J. COLTART.  M.F...  ���������������������������*r.f?.  %]  PROFESSIONAL  ^fC. SKALING, P. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  $Ehh Blk, ������������������nppj?by. B.C.  "NEPTUNE'S  DAUGHTER'  Enderby Theatre Goers W\}\  See Annette Kellerman in this  Spectacular  Film  May 24th.  Manager Bobb is arranging  loj3.dngJl>-lEiHlcrbyJ..May.-24th,  the marvelous film play, "Neptune's Daughter," wilh Annette  Kellerman in the lending role.  All who smv Miss Kellerman ir  "A Daughter of thc Gods," a  few weeks ago, ..will bc delighted to learn of lhis superb  picLure play coming. In il, Miss  Kellerman has grealer oppor-  lunity lo show her wonderful  powers us a swimmer', und lhc  rnvishing bc.'Hity i\nd groce of  her face and form. When Ihis  play was shown al lhe coasl il  was pul-down to be the most  beautiful performance in lhe  film world. An effort is being  made to give an afternoon performance as well as in the evening, in order to give a 1! oul-of-  Iqsvn visitors cn. thai day'an opportunity to sec sornejiung of  real merit in filmdom.  When mixing whitewash add  a handful of common salt. This  makes llie whitewash adhere to  the walls and prevents it from  rubbing oil*.  The demand for Okanagan  creamery buller is now* far in  excess oi" She supply; and now  that llie ice cream season is op  there i.s an ever-increasing de-  jmand for lhe quality cream put  oul by lhe Armstrong plant.  AUTS  -fPUCATION^  ���������������������������MEPJCINF  APFMPP SCW2NC&  Miuing, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical and  ' Electrical Engineering.  HOME STUDY  Arts Course   by correspondence.    Dcgicee  with one year's attendence or four  summer sessions.  Summer School.   Navigation School  July *-d Augu������������������t Peeeicb������������������r to April  19 CEO. Y. CKOWN, BoguHrar  UJVRH28ERVJ30  .Auction vSale  T fi in f a r o r o d *' . \v 5 th i t;i s t ni ct io rt s  from Mr. R. L. -Marsh tn sel 1 by  public auction, without reserve tit  theKanch. Lansdowne. iH'nulc-s  "North-Efist of Ann strong on the  Lansuowmo-Etiderby Road,\ on  at- 1.80 p. ui.     .  All his-furhi'-ure, live stock  and  ..fasmi implements  ��������������������������� WATCH FOR PG5TERS ���������������������������  Mat.Hassen,  ���������������������������Auctioneer  ARMSTRONG-  M&tuvm  Bens\Yilsbn aajd Neva Gerber  See the great  volcanic   errupticn ���������������������������Sec   tin:  oreat    sliip  fight.    A ''''punch'' in every loot of film.  1st.   episode' "The Oreseiit Scar,"  Avalon  Theatre, Satnrday niatia'ie'e.and nig'lit,-  May 4th at 2.30 mid 8.SO.  Continuing'   every   Saturday --- 16  episodes.      Regular  prices.  THE BIGGEST YET.  1  ~*-**i  ���������������������������  . f  - ���������������������������- il

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